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|Moses, Lemon Henry, Jr.
|Lemon Henry Moses Jr., age 94, of Waldorf, MD died on December 10, 2014 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. He is the son of Lemon H. Moses Sr. and Annie Gertrude Sutton Moses and is the husband of 73 years of Elaine H. Moses.|
Lemon was a supervisor with the U.S. Postal Service, having worked there for 43 years, and was a Veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II.
Family and friends received on Thursday, December 18, 2014 from 10AM until the Mass of Christian Burial, beginning at 11AM at the St. Peter's Catholic Church, 3320 St. Peter's Drive, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment at 11:30AM on Monday, December 29, 2014 at the MD Veterans Cemetery, 11301 Crain Highway, Cheltenham, MD 20623. Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Burns, Bertha June
Birth: in Staunton, Virginia
|Bertha June Burns, 80, of Mechanicsville, MD went home to be with the Lord on December 10, 2014 at MedStar St. Mary's Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. She was born on October 10, 1934 in Staunton, VA and was the daughter of the late Virgie Florence (Ramsey) Clarke.|
June had a love for many things including poetry, flowers and animals, but none could compare to the love she had for her family.
In addition to her parents, June was predeceased by her husband, Andrew Jackson "Jimmy" Burns (August 2003) and son, Michael J. Burns (December 1983).
June leaves behind five devoted children, Debbie DeHart (Bill), Joan Easterling (Leaston), Jack Burns (Paige), David Burns and Ginger Jameson (Steve); she will be lovingly remembered by her 10 grandchildren: Bobby, Becky, Lisa, John, Malissa, Michael, Steven, Andrew, Leaston and Rose; 13 great grandchildren: Jessy, Mariah, Zack, Brennan, Zoe, Victoria, Joey, Jeffery, Mathew, Jocelyn, Jillian, Benjamin and Bradley; one great-great grandchild Austin; as well as a large extended family including Travis, Kristy, Jen and Cherry.
Arrangements are being handled by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. Services will be held at Forest Park Baptist Church, 12995 Church Road, Waldorf, MD on December 27, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. Inurnment will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. She will be laid to rest there with her beloved husband and son.
|Heister, Ronald Cook
Birth: 1925-03-25 in New Kensington, Pennsylvania
|Ronald Cook Heister, 89, of Charlotte Hall passed away December 9, 2014 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. He was born March 25, 1925 in New Kensington, PA to Paul and Margaret (Cook) Heister. |
Ron was raised in Georgetown and attended D.C. public schools. He enlisted in the United States Navy on September 5, 1942 and served aboard the submarine USS Pompano. While serving he received the Pacific Theatre, Gold Conduct, American Theatre Ribbons and the Victory Medal. Ron was honorably discharged on March 24, 1946 at the rank of Storekeeper 2nd Class.
He married Elizabeth Long on August 16, 1945 and they lived in Georgetown, and later in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C. Elizabeth passed away in 1975. Ron then lived in Bowie, Rock Hall, and Lexington Park and moved to Charlotte Hall in November 2011.
He was employed as a Master Plumber for George F. Warner Plumbing Company in Suitland, where he was a manager for many years. Ron was a member of the American Legion in Rock Hall. In his leisure time, Ron enjoyed boating, working with his hands and reading.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Newt Davis, and Paul and Robert Heister, and his wife Elizabeth Long Heister. Ron is survived by daughters Ronnie S. Kahl and husband JR of St. Leonard, Betty L. Baker and husband Bill of Hyattsville, Lynn M. Heister of Rockville, and Rebecca L. Heister of Cape Hatteras, NC and a son Marc E. Heister and wife Melanie of Prince Frederick. Also surviving are a brother Leonard Davis of Golden Beach, and a sister Sarah Fones of Stevensville, and numerous grand and great-grandchildren.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Cobey, Antonio Maurice
Birth: 1990-08-28 in Southern Maryland Hospital
|Antonio Maurice Cobey, 24, was born at Southern Maryland Hospital on August 28, 1990 to Karen C. Price and Carlos Cobey. He was raised in Charles County, Maryland.|
Antonio was educated in the Charles County public school system and graduated from La Plata High School in 2008. He was Captain of the La Plata High School Step Team and was also in the R.O.T.C Program.
Antonio loved to dance and his favorite was dancing like Michael Jackson. People would sit around and watch him do his thing. Antonio’s heart was filled with humor, he would brighten your day and make you laugh and smile, touching the hearts of everyone who knew him.
At 22 years of age, Antonio said “Mom it’s time for me to grow up and move out.” He got his first apartment and worked at Jimmie’s Liquor Store as a clerk and bartender, where he was very well known. Antonio was always welcome to return home. At age 24, he moved back home and became employed with La Plata Genesis in Dietary.
Antonio loved being with family. He always said “I love my family, it’s never a dull moment.” He especially loved his son, Adrin, whom he called “my little man.”
Antonio leaves behind to cherish his memory his son; Adrin Maurice Cobey, mother, Karen C. Price, father, Carlos Cobey, step-father, Floyd Price, brother, Lorenzo Cobey, grandparents; Mary Jane Collins, Phillip Collins (whom he called Pops), Estelle Cobey and Francis Cobey, Aunts; Linda Kelton, Mary Jenifer, Carolyn Bowman, Phyllis Chew, Cathy Payton, Joyce Cobey, Deneen Price and Lisa Price, Uncles; Vincent Queen, Joe Queen, Elroy Queen, David Jenifer, Ivan Bowman, Lionel Chew, William Payton, Phillip Cobey, Eric Cobey, Michael Price, Aarron Price, Norman Price and Stanley Price. He also leaves to cherish his memory his cousins whom he loved to be around and a host of other relatives and friends.
His viewing will be held from 9am until time of service 11am on Friday, December 19, 2014 in the Chapel of Thornton Funeral Home, P.A., 3439 Livingston Road, Indian Head, MD 20640. Interment Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery, La Plata, MD. Arrangements provided by Thornton Funeral Home.
|Harms, John Edward, Jr.
Birth: 1921-11-12 in Hagerstown, Maryland
|John Edward Harms, Jr., of Huntingtown, MD, passed away on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at Asbury-Solomons, at the age of 93. He was born on November 12, 1921, in Hagerstown, MD to Helen O. (Cleveland) and John Edward Harms, Sr.|
John was a U. S. Army veteran and a civil engineer/developer, serving as president for the John E. Harms & Associates for 55 years, retiring in 2009.
He enjoyed farming, running heavy equipment and woodworking. He was an avid boater and raised quarter horses and cattle. He formed the John E. Harms Foundation, so he could give to and be involved with the Calvert County School System. He was very proud to give back to the community.
John was the beloved husband of Maryanne (Kelly) Harms and former husband of Joyce (Hoffman) Harms and Ernastina Gliessl. He was the loving father of four children, grandfather of nine and great-grandfather of 15.
Memorial contributions may be made in John’s memory to: The John E. Harms Scholarship Foundation, PO Box 827, Prince Frederick, MD 20678. Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.
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