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Rev. William Calvin Miller
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The Rev. William Calvin Miller, 83, a retired Elder, died Aug. 19, 2017. A funeral service was held at Hiss UMC on Aug. 23, with the Rev. Timothy Dowell officiating. Also participating was the Rev. Mark L. Smiley. Born March 3, 1934, he was one of 14 children, born to William C.  Miller...

Ben Griffith
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Ben Griffith, the husband of the late Rev. Jessie Griffith, 95, died Aug. 9, 2017. A Memorial Service was held Nov. 4 at Kindley Assisted Living at Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg. Ben H. Griffith Jr. was born on a homestead near Nera Vista, NM, Sept. 11, 1921, to Benjamin Harrison...

Rev. Marion J.G. Bowman
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The Rev. Marion J.G. Bowman, 82, formerly known as Jackie Collins, died July 22, 2017. A funeral service was held Aug. 1, at Locust UMC in Columbia with the Rev. Jane Wood officiating. Burial was at Arbutus Memorial Park. Marion J.G. Bowman was born Dec. 5, 1935, to Marion and Douglass Bowman...

Rev. Douglas M. Logan
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The Rev. Douglas M. Logan, 75, a retired Elder, died July 20, 2017, at the Veterans Hospital in Washington, D.C., after a long illness.  A memorial service was held July 28. The Life Legacy Celebration was held July 29, at Queen's Chapel UMC in Beltsville, with the Rev. R. David Hall...

Rev. Alva Daniel Tice
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The Rev. Alva Daniel Tice, 91, a retired Elder died July 14, 2017, in Harrisonburg, Virginia.  A memorial service was held July 22 at Mt. Olive Brethren Church in McGaheysville, Va. Interment is at the Mountain Valley United Methodist Church cemetery. Alva Daniel “A.D.&rdquo...

Rev. Calvin P. Crosson
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The Rev. Calvin P. Crosson, 96, died July 4, 2017, at Asbury Village in Gaithersburg. A Celebration of Life Service was held July 13 at Goshen UMC, officiated by the Rev. Eric W. King. Calvin Percy Crosson was born in Clinton, S.C., May 25, 1921, and received his elementary and high school...

Rev. Linda Louise Shafer
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Rev. Linda Louise Shafer, 63, of Silver Spring, died June 27, 2017, after a long illness.  A memorial service was held at the Takoma Park Presbyterian Church July 16. Linda Shafer was born July 24, 1953, to Lindsay and Louise Shafer of Westminster.  After graduating from Westminster...

Rev. Lucius Ross Jr.
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The Rev. Lucius Ross Jr. died June 16, 2017. A service was held at Hughes Memorial UMC, with the Rev. Yvonne Mercer-Staten giving the homily.  Also participating were the Revs. Paul Johnson, Joan Jones and Gertie Williams. Lucius Ross Jr. was born Dec. 15, 1948 in Washington, D.C. to the...

Rev. Emmanuel M. Gitlin
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Rev. Emmanuel M. Gitlin, 94, of Hickory, North Carolina, died June 13, 2017. He was an extension minister who was part of the Baltimore Conference in the mid-1960s, then withdrew in 1968. He spent most of his ministerial career as a professor and missionary. He was reinstated to the conference...

Rev. Leslie Gordon Metcalf
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The Rev. Leslie Gordon Metcalf, 80, died June 10, 2017, at Gilchrest Hospice Care in Towson. A private graveside service was held June 19. Leslie Metcalf was the youngest of nine children born to William and Norma (nee Bruce) Metcalf July 18, 1936. He grew up in Baltimore City...