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Janice Sheesley
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Janice Sheesley, 81, the widow of the Rev. Dwight Sheesley, died Aug. 10, 2018, at her home in Littlestown, Pa. A service was held Aug. 16 in the chapel at Singleton & Cremation Services in Glen Burnie. Janice Kemp Sheesley was born Nov. 15, 1936, the daughter of the late Evelyn Wolf, the...

Pastor Walter Morris "Wally" Bosman Jr.
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Pastor Walter Morris "Wally" Bosman Jr., 67, a retired Local Pastor, died Aug. 2, 2018.  A Celebration of Life Service was held Aug. 8 at Deer Park UMC, which he had made his home church. The service was officiated by the Rev. John Dean. Walter Morris “Wally” Bosman Jr. was...

Rev. Yusef Ahmed
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The Rev. Yusef Ahmed, 71, a retired Elder no longer a member of the conference, died July 27, 2018.  A funeral service was held Aug. 4, at Sharp Street Memorial UMC in Baltimore. Yusef Joseph Ahmed, the son of the late Elizabeth “Judie" and Hassan Ahmed, was born Jan. 6, 1943, in...

LaRue Eva Manhart
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LaRue Eva Manhart, 93, the wife of the late Rev. George M. Manhart, died July 8, 2018, in her home. A funeral service was held July 17, at Jacob's United Church of Christ in Weissport, Pennsylvania, with Pastor Eunice Hearn officiating. LaRue E. Stout was born in Lehighton, Pa., March 31, 1925...

Lucy Belle Haynes Harrell
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Lucy Belle Haynes Harrell, 84, died June 18, 2018. She was the wife of the Rev. Stanley Harrell and mother of the Rev. Charles Harrell. A funeral service was held at the Eline Funeral Home in Hampstead June 22. Lucy Belle Haynes was born June 26, 1934 in High Point, N.C., the daughter of the...

Rev. James Ray “Jim” Morgan
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The Rev. James Ray “Jim” Morgan, 91, a retired Elder, died June 2, 2018, after a brief illness.  A memorial service was held at Oakdale-Emory June 9. James Ray Morgan was born March 4, 1927, in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to Louis Benjamin Morgan and Margaret Gene (Gibson)...

Rev. Vernon L. Thompson
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The Rev. Vernon L. Thompson, a retired Elder, died June 1, 2018, at the Willowbrook Medical Center at Indian River Estates retirement community in Vero Beach, Florida, where he and his wife lived. A memorial service was provided by the National Cremation Society in North Palm Beach July 14. He...

Rev. Lloyd Marcus
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Rev. Lloyd Marcus, 90, a retired associate member, died June 1, 2018. Funeral services were held June 7 at St. James UMC in Baltimore, officiated by the Rev. Curtis King, with participation by the Revs. Jason Jordan-Griffith, Bruce Foster and District Superintendent Rev. Wanda Duckett and...

Margaret Dell Williams
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Margaret Dell Williams, 76, the wife of the Rev. Maceo Williams, a retired Elder, died May 3, 2018, in Gilchrist Hospice of Towson. A funeral was held May 12 at Union Memorial UMC in Baltimore. Margaret Dell Williams was born April 23, 1942, in South Carolina. She was a resident of Baltimore at...

Elizabeth Ferguson Smith
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Elizabeth Ferguson Smith, 84, the widow of the late Rev. Donald M. Smith and a resident of Homewood at Frederick, died May 1, 2018, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. A funeral service was held May 17 at Crosswind Church in Westminster. Elizabeth Ferguson was born Jan. 17, 1934, in Washington...