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|Rivenbark, Shirley Luella
|Shirley Luella Rivenbark of Waldorf, MD died on June 25, 2014 at the University of MD Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, MD. She was 84 years old.|
Shirley was a homemaker. She was the matriarch of the family, raising 9 children, 18 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren as well as 7 great-great grandchildren, giving love and loved by all.
She is the daughter of the late Howard Elmer Rhodes and the late Daisy Elizabeth Williams. She is survived by her sons, Howard Jenkins, Gurman Jenkins, Mark Jenkins, and Ronald Jenkins; her daughters, Christy Mundinger, Linda Adams, Kathy English, Connie Miller, and Shirley Crandall; and her sisters, Nancy Adams and Lorena Houck. She is also survived by 18 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, and 7 great-great grandchildren.
Friends received on Monday, June 30, 2014 from 5-8PM with a Funeral Service at 7PM at the Raymond Funeral Service Chapel. Interment will be private.
Memorials are asked to the Hospice of Charles County, 2505 Davis Road, Waldorf, MD 20603.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
Birth: 1946-10-09 in Charles County, Maryland
|Sampson, Catherine Ann (Baker), 67, of Indian Head, Maryland.|
Catherine passed away at home of natural causes on June 25, 2014. She was born on October 9, 1946 to the late Grant Woodrow Baker, Sr. and Mabel (Travers) Baker in Charles County, Maryland. She was educated in the Charles County Public School System.
She was married to the late Napoleon Sampson who passed in 1995. She was employed at the Naval Ordnance Station as an Explosives technician and as a bus driver for many years servicing Melwood and the Spring Dell Center. She was a lifetime member of the Woodland Village Civil Association. Among their many accomplishments, was the upgrade of the community’s water system, and establishment of a community park.
She enjoyed cooking for family gatherings, and was praised for her macaroni and cheese, bar-b-que pigs feet and homemade crabcakes.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, David (Catherine), Ronald, and Reuben (Jacqueline), and one sister, Dorothy Mae Bowman (Arthur).
She is survived by two daughters, Carol (Baker) Reeves and Anita Sampson, two sons, Nick Anthony (Tony) and Ronald (Cheryl) Sampson; six grandchildren, Jamar Reeves, Chelsea and Whitney Sampson, Jameel Searvance, Brendon Tyler, Brandi Beckett; two sisters, Annette Bowman and Mary Baker-Blackmon, two brothers, Grant Baker, Jr. and Maurice Theodore Baker, Sr. and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
Visitation will be from 9:00 until time of service 11:00 Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 5560 Pleasant Grove Road, Marbury, Maryland 20658. Internment, Church cemetery.
Arrangements provided by Thornton Funeral Home.
|Schutte, Harvey Charles
Birth: 1938-10-04 in Tucumari, New Mexico
|LCDR Harvey Charles Schutte, USN (Ret.), 75, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on June 25, 2014 at his home. Born on October 14, 1938 in Tucumari, NM he was the son on the late Clyde and Zoe Wright.|
Harvey is survived by his wife, Janie Schutte; his children, Cheryl Arrington, Lori Boarman and her husband, Beanie Boarman, Sharon Thomas and her fiancé, Donny Newkirk, Richard Reynolds, Paige Wagner and her fiancé Steve Rosado; his sister, Sandra Jacobs; his grandchildren, Justin Reynolds, Andrew Boarman, Jonathan Boarman, Brooke Arrington, Alyssa Thomas, Kane Wagner, Aspen Higgs, Taylor Arrington, Adam Wagner, Samantha Thomas, Mathew Wagner, Austin Thomas, Shane Arrington, Hailey Sams; his great grandson, Kamdyn Amaker; his nephew, David Bell; and his niece, Leslie Coe. He is preceded in death by his parents.
A Graveside Service will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Thurman, Millicent Frances
Birth: 1946-09-15 in St. Mary‘s County, Maryland
|On June 25, 2014 Millicent Frances Thurmon passed away after a very long battle with chronic lung disease. Though Millicent was small in stature, her faith was very strong and her belief in Jehovah helped her carry on. She dedicated herself to Jehovah and was baptized as one of Jehovah’s witnesses on August 1, 2009. She was a faithful Witness until her passing and her love for Jehovah was strong.|
Millicent was born on September 15, 1946 in St. Mary‘s County, Maryland, an only child to John Ernest Berry and Elizabeth Berry Harris. Her cousins who she grew up with were Kenneth Price of California, Rose Pope of Washington, D.C., Bernadette Trowell of Washington D.C., Sandra Harris of Washington D.C., Agnes Butler of Oakville, Ann Reid, deceased, Michael King of Oakville MD., Deborah Baker of Oakville (who she called her little sister).
Millicent was educated for 12 years in the Parochial School System and graduated from Cardinal Gibbons Institute. She continued to further her education by attending the Margaret Murray Washington School of Nursing in Washington, D.C. where she was elected class president and graduated with honors.
After classroom education Millicent then became affiliated with Washington Hospital Center, Freedmans Hospital, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Children’s Hospital and National Lutheran Home of the Aging for her internships. After completion of internship training, Millicent graduated as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Her first job was at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. After working for shortly over a year at Washington Hospital Center, Millicent moved back to Maryland and was hired to work at Patuxent Naval Air Station Hospital.
She also performed with the singing group, the Shantells, which included Agnes Butler, Signe Fenwick and Charlotte Fenwick and was invited to perform with recording artist Maxine Brown. Millicent declined to follow her entertainment aspirations to pursue family life upon reuniting with her old friend, Steven Thurmon, of Washington, D.C., who had just finished a tour of duty in Vietnam as a soldier in the United States Army.
Millicent and Steven married in 1968. Of their union, Millicent and Steven and have two daughters, Kimberly and Cynthia.
Millicent continued to work at the Hospital at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station as a Licensed Practical Nurse and a Consultation Coordinator. She retired from the Patuxent River Naval Air Station Hospital in 1997 after 16 years of service.
Over the years, Millicent was a member of various organizations, including the St. Mary’s County Hospital Association of the Board of Directors, a member of NAPNES (National Association for Practical Nurse Education Services, Inc.), American Federation of Government Employees, Lexington Park Bowling League National Women’s singles and Mixed Doubles, P.T.A. (Parent Teachers Association), Band Boosters Association, Lifetime and the V.F.W. (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Ladies Auxiliary. Her hobbies included reading, singing and crocheting.
Millicent is survived by her husband, Steven Thurmon; two children, Kimberly Stevette Ali of Sicklerville, New Jersey and Cynthia Nichole Thurmon of Washington, D.C. Millicent is also survived by her mother, Elizabeth Harris of Lexington Park, Maryland; her father, John Ernest Berry of Oakville, MD; three aunts, Mary Lee Greenfield, of Landover, MD, Anna King of Oakville, MD and Agnes Price of Hagerstown, MD; two grandchildren, Jameel Steven Ali and Amirah Iman Ali; one son-in-law, Jameel Khataab Ali of Sicklerville, New Jersey and a host of sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins, family and friends.
Millicent was a very kind and friendly person, who would always greet you with a smile and a “How are you Darling?” Millicent will be remembered for her warm and friendly personality and mesmerizing singing voice.
Family will unite with relatives and friends on Saturday, July 5, 2014 for visitation at 9 am until time of service at 10 am at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 20770 Seth Ct., Callaway, MD. Interment will be at Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.
Arrangements provided by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home.
|Byrd, Steven E.
|Steven E. Byrd of Waldorf, Maryland passed away on June 25, 2014 at the age of 65.|
Steven was preceded in death by his father Samuel O. Byrd and mother Gertrude B. Byrd.
He is survived by his loving wife Teresa Byrd; daughters Tracy Weaver and Tera Mavris (Mark); step son John P. McLeese; sister Margie Mitchell (Herbert); brothers Caryl Byrd (Jana) and David Byrd (Bonnie) and six grandchildren Chase, Sophie, Ila, J.P., Tyler and Bella.
A memorial gathering will be held at the Huntt Funeral Home on Sunday June 29, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm where the memorial service will be held at 2pm.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Charles County Hospice at 2505 Davis Road, Waldorf, Maryland 20603.
Arrangements provided by Huntt Funeral Home.
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