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Headen, Thomas Peter
Birth: Sunday, November 15, 1942
Death: Thursday, June 03, 2021 at the age of 78
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FINAL DEPLOYMENT

On Thursday, June 3, 2021, Thomas Peter Headen received his orders and deployed one last time. As is typical for Marines, he spent considerable time waiting for his next mission and was eager to get going in his final days.

Pete was born on November 15, 1942 in Trenton New Jersey to Thomas P. Headen and Maxine Humeston. He was a husband to his high school sweetheart, Jacqueline LeFever, stepfather to two adult children, and a grandfather to four grandchildren. On May 15, 1999, Pete married Jacqueline Marie LeFever, the "love of his life". They lived in retirement, in Pete's family home in Charles County, MD.

For close to two decades, Pete waged war against cancer, fighting tenaciously and valiantly, like the Marine he will always be. Eventually his body, the tent he's lived in for 78-years, gave way, but we know "that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built by human hands." (2 Corinthians 5:1)

Pete enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at age 17 and he served with honor and distinction for 28 years. During his career Pete was, at promotion, the youngest SSgt in the US Marine Corps. He was meritoriously promoted numerous times and received many medals and commendations including: National Defense Service Medal, 2 awards; Meritorious Unit Commendation, 3 awards; Combat Action Ribbon; Presidential Unit Citation, 2 awards; Republic of Viet Nam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation with Frame and Palm;Republic of Viet Nam Civil Actions Unit Citation with Frame and Palm;Republic of Viet Nam Campaign Medal with device;Viet Nam Service Medal, 8 awards;Southwest Asia Service Medal, 3 awards;Kuwait Liberation Medal;Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal;Armed Forces Expeditionary Award;Sea Service Deployment Ribbon;Navy Unit Commendation, 2 awards;Navy Commendation Medal;Navy Achievement Medal;Selected Marine Corps Reserve Medal;Marine Corps Reserve Medal;Armed Forces Reserve Medal;Good Conduct Medal, 6 awards

MSgt Headen was a remarkable Marine and can best be described by those who served with him; speaking to MSgt Peter Headen, one Marine writes, "he passionately hated incompetence, lying, and short-cutting, and he just as passionately wanted things to be done right and honorably…it took me a while to understand Pete…he cared deeply, and not just for the mission. He cared for people...love is more than an emotion, in a far greater sense, love is caring about people, leading them, guiding them, correcting when necessary and taking responsibility for their well-being. Indeed, in the truest sense, caring for our fellow man without regard for personal gain is carrying out the mission of the Almighty, as described in the parable of the Good Samaritan. Carefully hidden under cover of his hard-a$$, ground-pounder personality, Pete loves like few people I've ever known. He cares so much that he gets angry when people insist on doing stupid things that will hurt them. Pete cared so much for his Marines that he went back for two more tours in Vietnam. He cared so much that 25-years later, he volunteered to go to Desert Storm, because in his words, "the younger guys needed somebody "who'd done the deal and knew what was going on."

Pete is survived by his wife Jacque, and too many friends, loved ones and Marines to list here.

Recently, from yet another Marine, "Civilians can never understand us and the brotherly bond we share or our Esprit De Corps which can never be broken, 'Once a Marine, Always a Marine, with love, admiration, laughter and tears – Semper Fi"Pete's memorial service and burial will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a future date to be determined by Arlington National Cemetery. Standby.

Garman, Debra Layne
Birth: Sunday, August 12, 1962
Residence: Colton's Point, MD
Death: Monday, June 07, 2021 at the age of 58
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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Debra Layne "Debby" Garman, 58, of Coltons Point, MD, formerly of Brandywine, MD passed away on June 7, 2021 in McLean, VA. She was born on August 12, 1962 and was the daughter of Roberta Faye Garman of Prince Frederick, MD and the late William R. Garman of Upper Marlboro, MD.
Debby is survived by her son, Vincent Parrett, of Stamford, CT, her brother, Kevin Garman (Kerrie) of Prince Frederick, MD, her sister-in-law, Cheryl Garman, four nephews, one niece, and three great nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, Michael Garman (Cheryl), of Mechanicsville, MD.

Debby graduated from Suitland High School in 1980, and worked as a media buyer for an independent contracting company. She was a passionate Washington sports fan, an adventurous cook, and had a fiery passion for politics.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown MD, where a funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM in the Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Joe Lloyd officiating. Interment will follow in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Bushwood, MD. Serving as pallbearers will be Vincent Parrett, Billy Garman, Gary Garman, David Garman, Kevin Garman, and Kevin Garman Jr.

Walton, Russell "Jerry", Sr
Birth: Saturday, September 15, 1945
Residence: Dunkirk, MD
Death: Saturday, June 05, 2021 at the age of 75
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Russell "Jerry" Walton Sr. 75 of Dunkirk, MD passed away on June 5, 2021 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in the District of Columbia. He was born on September 15, 1945 in Dunkirk, Maryland at home to the late Russell A. Walton and Lillian M. Walton. Jerry worked as a carpenter for various companies throughout the Maryland and Virginia area. In his later years he frequented the Dunkirk area and liked to people watch. He is survived by his children Robin Phipps of Glen Burnie, Tara Walton of Clinton, Russell Walton Jr. and his wife Dana of Huntingtown and Joseph Walton and his wife Amanda of Hollywood. Jerry is also survived by 9 grandchildren and a loving sister Gail Schwallenburg of Huntingtown.

There will be no services at this time. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Yeatman, Richard Paul
Birth: Saturday, July 28, 1956
Residence: Ridge, MD
Death: Monday, June 07, 2021 at the age of 64
Laid to Rest: Friday, June 18, 2021
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Richard Paul "Ricky" Yeatman, 64, of Ridge, MD, died at home on June 7, 2021. He was born July 28, 1956, in Leonardtown, a twin son of Harry and Margaret Raley Yeatman. He grew up in Dameron and attended St. Michael's School and Great Mills High School, graduating in the Class of 1974.

In 1978, he married Barbara Jean White and they raised two daughters in Mt. Airy. Ricky moved back to St. Mary's County following their divorce in 1999. He was a self-employed contractor (C & N Maintenance). He was always willing to use his skill and expertise to help others.

Ricky was an avid deer hunter and fisherman. He lived many years on St Jerome Creek and owned a patch of woods on St. Jerome Neck, where he and his brother hunted. He also enjoyed turkey shoots at the American Legion and NASCAR.

Ricky was predeceased by his parents and his former wife. He is survived by his loving daughters, Christina Moore (Matt) of Summerville, South Carolina, and Nicole Little (Chris) of Ravenna, Ohio, and his grandchildren –Jaden Moore, Claire Moore, Bailee Little, and Calee Little. He is also survived by his brothers Larry Yeatman (Nancy) of Towson, Ron Yeatman of Dameron, and Ted Yeatman (Charlotte) also of Dameron, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Please join us in remembering of our dad at St. Michael's Church on Friday, June 18, 2021:

11am Church Visitation

12pm Church Service

12:30pm Graveside Burial

Food and fellowship to follow at the American Legion

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Point Lookout Lighthouse Preservation Society, Inc., P.O. Box 135, St. Leonard, MD 20685.

Condolences to the family may be made at www.brinsfieldfuneral.com.

Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.

Longmore, Elizabeth Jean
Birth: Monday, December 16, 1946
Death: Tuesday, June 08, 2021 at the age of 74
Laid to Rest: Monday, June 14, 2021
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Elizabeth "Betty" Jean Longmore
December 16, 1946 - June 8, 2021


Visitation
Brinsfield Funeral Home, Leonardtown
Sunday, June 13, 2021
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
22955 Hollywood Road PO BOX 279
Leonardtown, MD 20650


Mass of Christian Burial
St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church
Monday, June 14, 2021
10:00 AM
43927 St. John's Road
Hollywood, MD 20636



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