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|Buckler, Agnes H.
|Agnes H. Buckler, 90, of Huntingtown, MD passed away on November 15, 2011 in Prince Frederick, MD. She was born on April 14, 1921, on the family farm on the Chesapeake Bay where she lived her entire life. |
She worked on the farm and enjoyed sharing her farm with a few younger folks who would come to visit her and hunt the land. She also enjoyed crocheting, knitting, good food, and of course gardening and planting flowers.
She was predeceased by her parents Joseph Peter and Margaret Jane Buckler, siblings Mabel Buckler, Marguerite Buckler, Chester Buckler, Mark Buckler and a niece, Sarah Buckler.
Agnes is survived by a niece, Margaret McCarthy of Huntingtown, and a nephew, Stewart Buckler and his wife Jan of Prince Frederick, MD.
The family will receive friends at the Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD on Friday November 18, 2011 from 6-8 PM where services will be held on Saturday November 19, 2011, at 11 AM. Interment will follow in Central Cemetery, Barstow, MD.
Memorial contributions may be made to either Prince Frederick or Huntingtown Volunteer Rescue Squads.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Higgs, Ann Marie
Birth: 1941-10-04 in Washington, DC
|Ann Marie Higgs, 70, of Hughesville, MD, died on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at Genesis Health Care in Waldorf, MD. Ann was born on October 4, 1941 in Washington, D.C.|
Ann was the daughter of Joseph Leo and Lucy (Palumbo) Yanniello.
She enjoyed collecting antiques, spending time with family and friends, helping others, volunteering, and was a pet lover.
Ann is survived by her beloved husband, John Wayne Higgs of 50 years. They had just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in March of 2011. She was also survived by her 4 sons, Joseph Arthur Higgs, John Wayne Higgs, Jr., Mark Alexander Higgs, Vincent Randolph Higgs, her 2 daughters, Suzanne Colette Yarbrough and Denise Marie Bridges, 10 grandchildren and 1 on the way, and a host of many other family and friends will be dearly missed.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2011 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and
6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 18, 2011 at St. Mary's Church, 13715 Notre Dame Place, Bryantown, MD 20617. Internment will be on Monday, November 28, 2011 at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, 11301 Crain Highway, Cheltenham, MD 20623.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: Hospice of Charles County, P.O. Box 1703, La Plata, MD 20646.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.
|Mangum, Frank Leroy
Birth: 1947-01-19 in Washington, DC
|Frank Leroy Mangum, 64, of Chesapeake Beach, MD, passed away November 15, 2011 at his residence. Frank was born January 19, 1947 in Washington, D.C. to Lois Ruth (Violett) and William Walter Mangum, Sr. |
He was raised in Anacostia, S.E. Washington, D.C. and later moved with his family to Marlow Heights, MD. He graduated from Crossland High School in 1965, and worked as an electrician for several years. He began a career as a mailer and forklift operator with the Washington Post newspaper, retiring in 2010. He was married to Patricia Mangum and they lived in Shady Side, MD. After the death of his wife, Frank lived with his brother Bill until moving to Chesapeake Beach in the early 1990’s. Frank was a fan of the Washington Redskins and the Washington Nationals, was fond of raising tropical fish and his dog Leroy, and had enjoyed bowling and playing American Legion softball in his youth.
Frank was preceded in death by his wife Pat, and is survived by siblings William W. “Bill” Mangum and wife Karen of Shady Side, and sisters Susan J. Nebeker and her husband Gary of Alexandria, VA, Evelyn McGuire of York, PA and Doris McArthur and husband Duncan of Pensacola, FL. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial visitation will be held Friday November 18, 2011 fro 7-9 at Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., 8325 Mt. Harmony Lane, Owings, MD. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton, MD will be private.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Keith, Susan Lynne
Birth: 1960-08-28 in Lexington, North Carolina
|Susan Lynne (Palmer) Keith, 51, of La Plata, MD, went home to rest on November 15, 2011 at Georgetown Hospital, Washington, D.C. Susan was born on August 28, 1960 in Lexington, NC.|
Susan was the first of twin daughters born to Norma Potts Palmer and the late Donald Lynn Palmer.
A graduate of the University of North Carolina, Susan was defined by her love for the North Carolina Tarheels. She was a devoted fan of the Baltimore Orioles baseball team and was an enthusiastic supporter of the La Plata High School wrestling team. In addition, she was a woman of faith, serving as an active leader and dedicated member of Hughesville Baptist Church. She touched numerous lives as a career educator in the roles of teacher and instructional specialist at Benjamin Stoddert, Mattawoman, and Milton Somers middle schools.
In addition to her mother, Susan is survived by her beloved husband, Michael Raymond Keith, her son, Mitchell Aaron Keith, her daughter, Marissa Lynne Keith and step-daughter Colleen E. Faria, her sister, Barbara P. Hege, her 2 brothers, Daniel Palmer & wife Ava and Donald Palmer, Jr. & wife Christy, her father-in-law, Raymond H. Keith and mother-in-law, Marlene S. Keith, her former in-laws, Harvey and Grace Nolan and a host of many other family members and friends.
As a special tribute to Susan, the family would be pleased to see as much Carolina Blue as possible at the funeral.
The family will receive friends for a Life Celebration on Sunday, November 20, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Hughesville Baptist Church, 8505 Old Leonardtown Road, Hughesville, MD 20637. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 21, 2011 at Hughesville Baptist Church. Interment will follow at the Wesleyan Memorial Gardens Cemetery at the New Life Church in La Plata, MD.
Arrangements are being made by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622,
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Susan to the following charities: Don Palmer Memorial Scholarship c/o Davidson County Education Foundation, P.O. Box 444, Lexington, NC 27293; Lottie Moon Christmas Offering c/o Hughesville Baptist Church, 8505 Old Leonardtown Rd, Hughesville, MD 20637; La Plata Wrestling Team La Plata High School, 6305 Radio Station Road, La Plata, MD 20646; American Cancer Society, 1041 Rt. #3, North Bldg. A., Gambrills, MD 21054.
|Smoot, Mary Nettie
Birth: 1941-12-25 in Newport, Maryland
|On Tuesday, November 15, 2011, Mary Nettie Smoot, surrounded by her loving and devoted family, quietly entered eternal rest at her residence in Waldorf, MD.|
Mary was born on Christmas day, December 25, 1941 in Newport, Maryland to the late James Leo and the late Mary Nettie Dade Knott. She was educated in the school system of Charles County, Maryland and attended Bel Alton High School.
Mary, affectionately known to family and friends as “Barbara,” met the love of her life, the late Joseph Louis Smoot while working for the Miles Hotel. They were married and out of this union nine children were born.
She was a loving mother and homemaker who felt her greatest accomplishment in life was raising her children. She was also a fun loving person who enjoyed playing cards, the Maryland lottery, watching horror movies, the Lifetime channel soap operas, gardening and fishing.
Her family will remember her most for the love that she generously gave to them and also for her loyalty, honesty, caring and understanding heart. Her words of wisdom, “treat people the way you want to be treated,” will always be remembered as will her faith and trust in God. The time she treasured and spent with her grandchildren will be deeply missed and holiday dinners will never be the same without her.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is also preceded in death by her daughter, Leslie Smoot, and brothers James and John Knott.
Left to cherish many memories are her children Joseph Smoot, Keith Smoot Deborah Dorsey, Janice Scroggins, Kathy Smoot, Andrea Smoot, LaKeych Thompson, and Canice Jackson; grandchildren: Jacqueline Dorsey, Wendell Riley, Wendy Riley, Troy Ford, Roneika Smoot, Brandon Winters, Ashley Farmer, Thomas Farmer Jr., Samantha Smoot, Jordan Smoot, Madison Smoot, Cameron Smoot, Danielle Smoot, Destiny Smoot, Devonte Burruss, Kayla Thompson, Asia Thompson, Da’Mya McNair, Desiree McNair, Rhian Jackson Jr., Nakaya Jackson, Aiyanna Jackson, Kyle Scroggins, Joshua Scroggins, and Nadia Smoot; great grandchildren: Keyonni Riley, Katrell Riley, Isaiah Ingram, Khyriee Riley, Brooklyn Curtis, Erica Bonds, and Eric Bonds, Jr.; sons-in-law: Stanley Scroggins; daughters-in-law: Julie and Leigh Smoot; sisters: Audrey Proctor, Dorothy Ford, Frances Grant, Eva Dorsey, Helen Rosier; brothers: Clayton Knott, Joseph Knott, Daniel Knott; sisters-in-law: Marie Knott and Theresa Lee; brother-in-law: Harrison Grant; aunt: Dorothy Dade and a host of nieces and nephews other relatives and friends.
Her viewing will be held on Saturday, November 19th, 9:30am until Mass of Christian Burial, 10:30am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 201 St. Mary’s Avenue, La Plata, MD. Interment will be held in the Church Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Thornton Funeral Home, P.A., 3439 Livingston Road, Indian Head, MD.
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