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Pastor James Robert Embrey, Sr.
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Pastor James Robert Embrey, Sr., 85, died Jan. 16, 2019, after a 10-year struggle with Parkinson’s Disease and dementia.  A celebration of Life servicewas held Jan 25, at the Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg, W. Va., with the Rev. Walter Bowers officiating. James Robert Embrey was...

Rev. Wayne Chung
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The Rev. Wayne Chung, 62, pastor of Faith UMC in Rockville, died at home Jan. 13. A Memorial Service was held Jan. 18, at Faith UMC. Participating in the service were District Superintendent Gerard Green, the Revs. William Louis Piel and Joye Jones. Wayne Wangsik Chung was born in...

Rev. Ernest “Ernie” Thayil
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The Rev. Ernest “Ernie” Thayil, 87, an ordained Elder, died Jan. 4, 2019, at Frederick Memorial Hospital after suffering a stroke a week earlier. At the time he was serving in retirement at Bethesda UMC in Sykesville. A Celebration of Life service will be held in May.Ernie William...

Rev. William “Carl” Zinn
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The Rev. William “Carl” Zinn, 81, of Hagerstown, died Jan. 2, 2019.  A Memorial Servicewas held Jan. 12, 2019, at Washington Square UMC in Hagerstown, with Pastor Jerry Lowans and Hospice Chaplain Jeff Casto officiating. Carl Zinn was born Aug. 24, 1937, the son of the late...

Rev. Charles Stewart
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Rev. Charles Stewart, 97, a retired Elder, died Jan 1, 2019. He was the longest-serving ordained pastor in the Baltimore-Washington Conference. He was first ordained a Deacon in 1944.  A Service of Death and Resurrection was held Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. at Asbury Village in Gaithersburg. Charles...

Ann Conway Savoy Johnson
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Ann Conway Savoy Johnson, 78, the surviving spouse of the late Rev. Charles A. Johnson, died Dec. 30, 2018, in Upper Marlboro. A funeral service was held Jan. 11, 2019, at Jolley Memorial Chapel, P.A. in Salisbury. The Rev. Bernadette Beckett, pastor of Wesley Temple UMC in Salisbury...

Ethel Lucille Ankeny
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Ethel Lucille Ankeny, 84, the wife of the Rev. Edwin Ankeny, a retired Elder and district superintendent, died at home Dec. 25, 2018, after a lengthy illness.  A service of remembrance was held Jan. 5, 2019, at Catonsville UMC with the Rev. Mark Waddell officiating. Ethel Lucille...

Nancy Hanna-Ussery
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Nancy Hanna-Ussery, 92, the wife of the Rev. Earl W. Ussery, an Associate Member in the 1980s, died Dec. 22, 2018, from Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. They were residents of Augsburg Lutheran Village in Baltimore. Nancy C. Hanna was born Feb. 22, 1926 and held teaching jobs...

Helen C. Fleming
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Pastor Helen C. Fleming, 79, a retired local pastor, died Dec. 13, 2018. She was the lead pastor at Mt. Vernon Place UMC in Baltimore. A memorial service was held Dec. 21 at Epworth Chapel UMC in Baltimore, officiated by District Superintendent the Rev. Dr. Wanda Bynam Duckett and hosted by the...

Darvin Hebron
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Darvin Hebron, 66, president of the Annapolis District United Methodist Men and the Conference United Methodist Men from 2003 to 2012, died suddenly from a heart attack Dec. 1. A funeral service was held Dec. 10 at St. Mark UMC in Hanover, officiated by the Rev. Herbert Watson...