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|Havens, Geoffrey Paul
Birth: 1963-08-15 in Saigon, Vietnam
|Geoffrey Paul Havens, 46 of Mechanicsville, MD died on March 28, 2010 in Southern MD.|
Born on August 15, 1963 in Saigon, Vietnam, he was the son of Ellen Ann Havens of Dameron, MD and the late George Patterson Havens. He has resided in the Washington, DC area since 1975 coming from Tanzanea, Africa. Geoffrey was a 1982 graduate of Great Mills High School. Mr. Havens was self-employed as a home builder, Havens Builders, building and renovating homes in Washington, DC.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Melissa Lee Thompson Havens, children, Kaitlyn Marie and Gregory Bright Havens, all of Mechanicsville, MD, siblings, George P. Havens, Jr. of Lusby, MD, Bibiana, Jr. and Gregory P. Havens, both of Dameron, MD, Elizabeth Havens of Burke, VA, Betty Ann Havens of Silver Spring, MD, and Julianna Havens of Lexington Park, MD.
Family will receive friends to Celebrate Geoffrey's Life on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD where Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 1, 2010 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Robert E. Paulen officiating. Interment will be private.
Serving as Honorary pallbearers will be: George and Gregory Havens, Daren and Bright Thompson, Clark Smith, Luis and Juan Jose Arevalo, Robert Corbin, Shawn Hamill, Steve and Mike Barker.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to his son, Gregory Bright Havens, C/O M&T Bank, 37660 Mohawk Drive, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home
|Garner, Raymond Matthew
Birth: 1923-08-16 in Bel Alton, Maryland
|Raymond Matthew “Pops” “Pee Wee” Garner , 86, of Bryans Road, MD, died March 28, 2010, at Ft. Washington Rehab Center, Ft. Washington, MD. |
Mr. Garner worked for 40 years as a Carpenter for Smallwood and Sons Builders in Oxon Hill, MD. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and loved country music.
Born August 16, 1923, in Bel Alton, MD, he was the son of the late Thomas Adrian Garner and the late Rosebelle Angela Inscoe.
Predeceased by his parents; brothers, Thomas Garner, Wilson Garner, Russell Garner; sisters, Marion Coombs and Naomi Clark.
Survived by his wife Lillian “Me-Me” Garner; sons, William Alan Garner of Bryans Road, MD; Donald Raymond Garner of Pomfret, MD; Gregg Matthew Garner of Hughesville, MD; daughters, Janice Lee and her husband Lane Zangwill of Waldorf, MD; Laurie Ann Garner of Bryans Road, MD; sisters, Margaret Wedding of Bryans Road, MD; Gladys Buckler of Pomfret, MD; Rose Matthews of Rison, MD; Betty Dull of La Plata, MD; Ethel Manley of SC; Irene Edwards of Everette, WA; Barbara Miedzinski of La Plata, MD; Ruth Creighton of La Plata, MD; Georgetta Thir of Waldorf, MD. Also survived by seven grandchildren, four great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Visitation will be Thursday, April 1, 2010, from 2PM until time of Memorial Service at 3PM at Raymond Funeral Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646.
Rev. Mark Roberson will officiate.
Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimers Association, P.O. Box 1889, La Plata, MD 20646.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Taylor, Mary Ann
Birth: 1938-01-22 in Mechanicsville, Md.
|Mary Ann Taylor, 72 of California, Md. died on March 27, 2010 at her residence.|
Born January 22, 1938 in Mechanicsville, MD, she was the daughter of the late John Paul and Elizabeth R. Holt Miles. She was the loving wife of the late John Henry Taylor, Jr. whom she married on May 30, 1954 in Leonardtown, MD and who preceded in death on August 1, 2009.
She is survived by her children; Catherine Taylor of Great Mills, MD, Charles Taylor and John Taylor, Jr., both of Leonardtown, MD, George Taylor of California, MD, Mary Dorsey, Thomas Taylor, Robert Taylor and James Taylor, all of Lexington Park, MD and Joseph P. Taylor of Baltimore, MD, as well as 23 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by her siblings; John P. Miles, Jr., Joseph F. Miles, Raymona W. Miles, Joseph T. Miles and David L. Miles, all of Hollywood, MD, Thomas E. Miles of Temple Hills, MD, Margaret R. Bonds of Callaway, MD, Evelyn T. Wilson of Baltimore, MD and Eleanor L. Moland of Forth Worth, TX.
A lifelong resident of St. Mary's County, Mary Ann managed and worked at the Leonardtown HI's Convenience Store for 41 years.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 from 9:30 - 10:30 AM at the St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Leonardtown, MD where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M. Interment will follow in the Queen of Peace Cemetery, Helen, MD.
Pallbearers will be Craig Miles, James Dorsey, Jr., Michael Hebb, Darwin Scriber, Joseph Taylor and James Taylor, Jr.
Condolences may be left to the family at www.mgfh.com.
Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A.
|Wilkinson, Eugene William
Birth: 1934-04-16 in Washington, D.C.
|Eugene “Gene” William Wilkinson, 75, of Mechanicsville, MD, died Mar. 26, 2010 at St. Mary’s Hospital. Born April 16, 1934, in Washington, DC he was the son of the late Eugene William and Ruth Cecelia Wilkinson. He was the loving husband of Sylvia Lorraine Wilkinson whom he married on Oct. 6, 1956 at St. Francis Church in Washington, DC. |
He is also survived by his two children, Stephen Wilkinson of King George, VA and David Wilkinson of Leonardtown, MD, as well as his sister Joan Downs of Clinton, MD. Eugene “Gene” graduated from Anacostia High School in 1952. Gene moved to St. Mary’s County in 1976 from Hillcrest Heights, MD. He worked for the C & P Telephone Co. which is now known as Verizon as a telephone installer & repairman which he retired from in 1985, and he was a Volunteer fireman.
The family will receive friends on Monday, March 29, 2010 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD where prayers will be said at 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 10:00 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Chapel with Fr. Raymond Schmidt officiating. Interment will follow at Charles Memorial Gardens in Leonardtown, MD. Pallbearers will be Stephen Wilkinson, David Wilkinson and William Stephens.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Blake, Wanda Iris
Birth: 1959-09-12 in Washington, DC
|Wanda Iris Blake, 52 of Marbury, MD died on March 26, 2010 at her daughter's residence, Hughesville, MD.|
Born on September 12, 1959 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of George Oliver, Sr. and Elizabeth Ellen Proctor Gray. Ms. Blake was a Legal Secretary. She was a loving mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, auntie, cousin, and friend and cherished them all.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her children, Miki L. Hinton and husband, Joe, of Hughesville, MD, Robert M. Blake of Waldorf, MD, siblings, Tara R. Gray of Marbury, MD, Aimee M. Cox of Valley Lee, MD, G. Oliver Gray, Jr. and Schirra J. Gray, Sr., both of Indian Head, MD, grandchildren, Noah, Mason, and Isabella Hinton.
Predeceased by a brother, B. Darrick Gray.
Family to receive friends to Celebrate Wanda's Life on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 from 9-10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Star of the Sea Parish, 30 Mattingly Ave., Indian Head, MD where a Mass will follow at 11 a.m. Interment private.
Serving as pallbearers will be; Robert Blake, Schirra J. Gray, Jr., Schirra J. Gray, Sr., Oliver (Chip) Gray, III, Joe Hinton, and Silas Gray.
Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A. of Charlotte Hall, MD provided arrangements.
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