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Eaton, Minerva Gertrude
Birth: Wednesday, December 24, 1941 in St. Mary’s County, Maryland
Residence: Hollywood, Maryland
Death: Sunday, November 10, 2013 at the age of 71
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 in the Old St. Aloysius Church Cemetery, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Minerva Gertrude Eaton, 71 of Hollywood, MD, passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2013. On December 24, 1941, Minerva Gertrude Eaton was born to the late James Virgil Swales Sr. and Mary Ella (Barnes) Swales in St. Mary's County, Maryland. There she was raised as a Christian and completed her education in the St. Mary's County school system.

Minerva was married for 52 years to Marvin Gray Eaton Sr., who affectionately called her "Tootsie." From that union four children were born whom she loved dearly. She was a good mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. Minerva often welcomed her home to those who had need. She retired with thirty-five years of service from Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC.

Minerva had a love for home decor and would often browse through magazines and model homes for ideas. Studying the Bible, shopping and traveling with her husband and family was her most favored past times.  She also enjoyed cooking for the family and friends.

Minerva joined From the Church Ministries in 2008. She served in the Physical Stewardship Ministry until her illness progressed. Despite her personal battles, she never stopped caring for others.

Minerva is preceded in death by her parents the late James Virgil Swales Sr. and Mary Ella (Barnes) Swales, her sister Agnes Rosetta (Swales) Stewart, brothers James Virgil Swales Jr., Joseph Aloysius Swales and James Franklyn Truman Swales.

She is survived by her husband Marvin Gray Eaton Sr., her children, Tisa husband (Curtis), Jacqueline, Kimberly husband (Artie), Marvin Jr., wife (Chirleen); three brothers Philip Ignatius Swales, John Benedict Swales, James Francis Swales; seven grandchildren Faletra, Danitra husband (Giovanni), Nicole, DaiJanae, Carl, Jeremiah and Eboni; great grandson Mathias; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Family will unite with friends on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 for viewing and visitation at 10:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am at From the Heart Church Ministries, 4949 Allentown Road, Suitland, MD. Immediately following the service, family invite friends for fellowship at a repast at the church. After the repast, interment will follow at Old St. Aloysius Church Cemetery, Cemetery Road (off of Rt. 245), Leonardtown, MD, St. Mary's County.

Arrangements by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, Mechanicsville, MD.

Winstead, Wilhelmina Dorothy
Birth: Wednesday, April 07, 1920 in Suitland, Maryland
Residence: St. Leonard, Maryland
Death: Saturday, November 09, 2013 at the age of 93
Laid to Rest: Saturday, November 16, 2013 in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Maryland
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Wilhelmina "Billie" Barr Gwynn Winstead, of Saint Leonard, Maryland, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family November 9, 2013.

Born April 7,1920 in Suitland, Maryland to Dorothy von Osterman and James Barr and raised by her grandparents, Wilhelmina Fritz and George von Osterman, she graduated from Surrattsville High School (she was the last living member of the 1937 Class) and Strayer College where she was a member of Sigma Eta Sigma Honor Society.

During World War II, she served her country by working at the War Department. She later was bookkeeper for Clinton Motor Co, a family automotive business and then founded her own corporation, Clinton Business Services. Billie was very active in the community as a 4-H leader for 11 years, President of Surrattsville P.T.A., Voice of Prince George's Toastmasters Club and Surratt Stage Door Theater group. She also volunteered at the Surratt House.

She spent most of her life in Clinton, Maryland raising her family and her summers in Calvert County at her beloved Island Creek home. She was known as "Billie" by her friends and "Big Momma" by her family. Later in her life, she spent winters in Ormond Beach, Florida. Billie had many dear friends and spent many a day playing bridge, fishing and socializing. Each and every summer, however, she returned home to Maryland to open the Riverhouse for her family and friends creating a life time of great memories for all concerned.

Billie was predeceased by husband, William R (Jack) Gwynn and Luther V. Winstead, her son Bill Gwynn and her companion of 28 years Arthur Owisanny.

She is survived by beloved daughters Jackie Ball, husband Jess, Bette Gilbert and Gay Gwynn and beloved step-daughters Eleanor Ellison and Mary Avis Mc Laughlin. Her two grandchildren Jay Ball and Jamie Bohne-Richardson and her husband, Gex Richardson, gave her four great-grandchildren Edward "TJ" Bohne, Connor Richardson, Alexandra "Ali" Bohne and Colton Richardson.

We will be honoring "Billie" at Rausch Funeral Home on Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD Thursday November 14, 2013 from 1:00p.m.-4:00p.m. The hour of service, in the Funeral Home will start at 11:00 a.m. on Friday November 15. Followed by an open house at her daughter Jackie's house. The Burial will be at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Suitland, Maryland on Saturday November 16th at 10:00 am.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

Thompson, Juanita Teresa
Birth: Thursday, April 05, 1951
Residence: Lexington Park, Maryland
Death: Saturday, November 09, 2013 at the age of 62
Laid to Rest: Saturday, November 16, 2013 in the Heritage Memorial Cemetery, Waldorf, Maryland
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Thompson, Juanita Teresa (Age 62) of Lexington Park, Maryland.

Juanita Teresa Thompson, affectionately known to family and friends as Weesie, transitioned to eternal life on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the St. Mary's Med Star Hospice House in Callaway, Maryland.

Juanita is survived by her daughters, Pamela Key, Shirley Thompson and Queen Champion; sons-in-law, Michael Key, Sr., George Brooks and Maurice Bowman, Sr.; fourteen grandchildren, five great grandchildren, sisters, Mary Kay Thompson and Corrina Thompson, one brother, Thomas Proctor and a host of relatives and friends.

Viewing, 10am until time of Service, 11am, Saturday, November 16, 2013 in the Chapel of Thornton Funeral Home, P.A., 3439 Livingston Road, Indian Head, Maryland. Interment, Heritage Memorial Cemetery, Waldorf, Maryland.

Arrangements provided by Thornton Funeral Home.

Russell, James Franklin
Birth: Friday, September 17, 1926
Residence: Charlotte Hall, Maryland
Death: Saturday, November 09, 2013 at the age of 87
Laid to Rest: Monday, November 18, 2013 in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Maryland
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James "Jack" Franklin Russell, 87 of Charlotte Hall, MD, passed away on November 9, 2013 at Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince Frederick, MD. Jack was born on September 17, 1926 to the late John Phillip Russell and the late Catherine Regina Dean Russell.

Jack served his country in the Korean War and was a self-employed Builder in Prince George's County. He enjoyed Boxing and was inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame on November 21, 2003. He also owned, trained, and raced Thoroughbred Horses.

In addition to his parents, Jack was predeceased by his wife, Margaret Lucille Shaw Russell, son, James "Turk" Russell, Jr., brothers, Joe Russell, Johnny Russell, Bill Russell, Charlie Russell, sisters, Bessie Burroughs and Mary Catherine Dean.

He is survived by his sons, Donald E. Russell, Ronald P. Russell, daughters, Catherine M. Edwards (Mike), Sandra R. Grello (Nick), daughter-in-law, Nancy Mauney Russell, brothers, George Russell, Pete Russell, sister Margaret Ann McConnell, 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends will be received for Jack's Visitation on Sunday, November 17, 2013 from 2-4 PM and from 6-8 PM at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM at New Life Church, 9690 Shepherds Creek Place, La Plata, MD 20646, with Pastor Aaron Rummage officiating. Interment will follow to Cedar Hill Cemetery, 4111 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suitland, MD 20746.

Pallbearers will be Michael Edwards II, James Russell, Justin Russell, Tony Russo, Charlie Russell, and Nick Grello.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home at 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622.

Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., Charlotte Hall, MD.

Pickeral, Joseph Michael
Birth: Thursday, December 07, 1961 in La Plata, Maryland
Residence: Lusby, Maryland
Death: Saturday, November 09, 2013 at the age of 51
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Joseph Michael "Mike" Pickeral, 51, of Lusby, MD formerly of Waldorf, MD passed away suddenly on November 9, 2013 at his residence. He was born on December 7, 1961 in La Plata, MD to Alice Louise Collins and the late Joseph Walter Pickeral.

He was engaged to the love of his life Merrie Reading.

Mike graduated from Thomas Stone High School in 1978 and went on to join the US Marines. He served his country honorably from 1978 until 1984.

He enjoyed participating in civil war reenactments whenever possible and painting miniature Union and Confederate soldiers, but the thing he loved most was just being at home with his family. He loved watching the little ones play, laugh, and enjoy life and commonly referred to it as the best part of his life. He met Merrie in 2010 and has been with here ever since. He would tell everyone that would listen that she was the love of his life.

Mike is survived by his mother, Alice Louise Collins of Portland, TN; fiancé, Merrie D. Reading of Lusby, MD; son, Luther Nevin Pickeral of Lusby, MD; stepchildren, Tim Marr and wife Katie of Great Mills, MD, Jackie Reading of St. Leonard, MD, Charles "CJ" Reading, Haley, and Lee Lee all of Lusby, MD: former stepchildren, Joey, James, and Kimberly Pyles; siblings, Tim Pickeral of Glen Burnie, MD, Terry Lubenski of Greenbelt, MD, and James Kenneth Collins of Harpers Ferry, WV.

He was preceded in death by his father and a sister, Jeri Louise Collins.

The family will receive friends on Friday, November 15, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM in the Rausch Funeral Home, 20 American Lane, Lusby, MD where funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 16, at 10 AM with Pastor Steve Fehrman officiating. Interment will be private.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

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