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|Darney, Daniel Charles
Birth: 1961-01-31 in Washington, DC
|Daniel “Dan” Charles Darney, 51, of California, MD died at his residence on February 17, 2012. Born on January 31, 1961 in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late Vera Mae Darney and George Frederick Darney, III. |
Dan is survived by his siblings; Linda Zimmerman (Nathan) of Amhearst, VA, Eve Moreno of Torrance, CA., Susan Trossbach of Leonardtown, MD., and George F. Darney, IV of California, MD. Dan is also survived by his nephews and nieces; Robert Laabs (Vickie), of Lexington, VA., Shannon Bates of China, Joshua Trossbach and Linda Trossbach both of Lusby, MD., Dawn Zimmerman, and Robin Laabs both of Lexington Park, MD.
In addition to his parents Dan was preceded in death by his sister Yvonne McKenzie.
Dan moved to St. Mary’s County in 1971 and graduated from Great Mills High School in 1979. He was the owner of DC & D Painting for 18 years. Dan enjoyed fishing and watching sports.
All arrangements are private.
Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A, Leonardtown, MD.
|Arnold, Barbara Jean
Birth: 1932-07-13 in Washington, DC
|Barbara Jean Arnold, 79, of White Plains, MD, died February 17, 2012 at Civista Medical Center. Born July 13, 1932 in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of Samuel Everett Williams and Lottie Mary Pickrell. |
Barbara worked for over 20 years for the Federal Government as a secretary for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.
She enjoyed browsing through cookbooks looking for that special recipe and her favorite TV show was the Grand Ole Opry. Drama Club performances by her grandchildren at McDonough High School were a special love.
Barbara was predeceased by her parents; husband, James Everett Arnold; sisters, Betty Purdy and Shirley McCall.
She is survived by her daughter, Shawnie Hart and husband, Michael; siblings, Nina Wilkerson and Donald L. Shivers; 2 grandchildren; Lexi and Donovan, and numerous other nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends for Barbara's Life Celebration on Thursday, February 23, 2012 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00 - 8:00p.m. with prayers at 7:00p.m. at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 24, 2012 at 12:00 noon at Trinity Episcopal Church, 9560 Trinity Church Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD 20622 (Newport). The Rev. Nancy James will officiate.
Interment will follow at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD at 2:00p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to Maurice J. McDonough High School Drama Club, 7165 Marshall Corner Rd., Pomfret, MD 20675.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.
|Smith, Sherman Humphrey
|On Thursday February 16, 2010, Sherman H. Smith 95, of Fort Washington, MD. died at his home. He was the son of the late Maude Dean and Umphrey Winfield Smith. |
Beloved husband of the late Helen Mattingly Smith whom he married at Mt. Zion Methodist Church in Laurel Grove, MD on July 30, 1938.
Devoted father of Wayne S, Smith of the home and Rosalie (Jim) Potter of Davidsonville, MD. Brother of the late Maude (Bill) Lawrence, Dorothy (Calvin) Kirby, Thelma Schmalgemeyer, Donald (Lillian) Smith and survived by three grandchildren James S. Potter, Helen R. Curry, Sommar A. Drake, and five great grandchildren.
He was a graduate of Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s Co. MD class of 1933. He retired in 1978 from the Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. after 45 years. He also worked for the National Corporation of America for 15 years. He will be remembered as a true gentleman.
Friends and family may call at the Mattingly-Gardiner Funeral Home in Leonardtown, MD. Viewing is Monday Feb. 20, 2012 from 5PM -8PM with a prayer service at 7PM. A funeral service will be at Mt. Zion Methodist Church in Laurel Grove, MD on Tuesday February 21, 2012 at 10AM. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Arrangements provided by Mattingly-Gardiner Funeral Home.
|Oppermann, Shirley June
Birth: 1928-10-18 in Washington, DC
|Shirley June Oppermann, 83, of Mechanicsville, MD, died February 16, 2012 in Ocala, FL. Born October 18, 1928 in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of George Arnold Grimes and Mary Louise Grimes. |
Shirley attended Eastern High School in Washington, D.C. and later married Louis Oppermann, Jr. on March 17, 1947. A member of Christ Episcopal Church, Chaptico, MD, she loved volunteering and baking for church events. She was a member of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 238 in Hughesville, MD. She also volunteered at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. Shirley also loved traveling to visit children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Shirley was predeceased by her parents, husband, Louis Oppermann, and son, Roger. She is survived by her sons, Paul Oppermann (Toni), Robert Oppermann (Shelby), and daughters, Sherry Oppermann Carruth (John - deceased), Pamela Oppermann Tyson (Richard), and Paula Oppermann Deutsch (Mike); 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends for Shirley's Life Celebration on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 from 2:00-4:00pm and from 6:00-8:00pm at the Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD (American Legion Auxiliary Service at 7 pm). A funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 9:00am at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD at 11:00am.
Family will receive friends at the American Legion in Hughesville after the interment. Pallbearers will be Warren Carruth, Eric Oppermann, Bobby Oppermann, Ricky Tyson, Mark Carruth, Justin Tyson, Michael Deutsch, Mike Deutsch and Mike Gardiner.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Christ Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 8, Chaptico, MD 20621 or Hospice of Marion County - Legacy House 3231 S.W. 34th Ave. Ocala, FL 34474.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home.
|Wood, Deborah Garner
Birth: 1950-03-29 in Washington, DC
|Deborah Gray Garner (Wood), 61, of Waldorf, MD passed away on February 16, 2012 at Civista Medical Center in La Plata, MD. Born on March 29, 1950 in Washington D.C. to the late Xavier W. Garner, Jr. and Adelaide Gray Garner. |
Deborah is survived by her Sister; Judith Simpson. Aunt; Barbara Howell. Nephew; Andrew Simpson, and niece; Megan Donnick. She is also survived by great-niece; Adeline Donnick, and great-nephews; Preston Simpson, and Jackson Donnick.
Deborah enjoyed writing and reading poems, watching birds, and also caring for her own Birds. Also, she enjoyed music and was fond of the music group, The Beatles.
A gathering will take place on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 from 9 am until time of Memorial Mass at 10 am at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in La Plata, MD with the Rev. Fr. John Reutemann officiating. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society of Charles County.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield Funeral Home.
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