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Elaine Crowe
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Elaine Crowe, 97, the wife of the late Rev. Raymond Crowe, died Jan. 2, 2018, in Bel Air. A service was held Jan. 8 at Bel Air UMC.  Elaine Walker Crowe, the daughter of the late Milton Raymond Walker and Frances Eleanor (Daughton) Walker, was born Sept. 10, 1920, in Wilna, Md.  She...

Myrtle H. Brooks
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Myrtle H. Brooks, 93, the wife of the late Rev. Thomas H. Brooks, died Jan. 1, 2018. A Memorial Service was held Jan. 10 at Cecil Memorial UMC in Annapolis, pastored by the Rev. Patricia A. Turnage. A Delta Omega Service preceded the funeral. The Rev. Kirkland Frazier officiated and gave the...

Rev. Harry A. Ledgard
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The Rev. Harry A. Ledgard, a retired Elder, died Dec. 27, 2017. A service to celebrate his life was held Jan. 5, at Glen Mar UMC with the Rev. Rod Miller officiating. District Superintendent Conrad Link participated. Harry A. Ledgard was born Nov. 17, 1935, to the late Clarence and Margaret...

Rev. Leon C. Kess, Jr.
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The Rev. Leon C. Kess, Jr., 88, a retired Elder, died Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, the anniversary of his father’s death.  A Celebration of Life service was held Dec. 30 at Queens Chapel UMC in Beltsville with Drs. Gregory and Delila Parham officiating. Also participating were the Revs...

Rev. Colin Phillips
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The Rev. Colin Phillips, 70, a retired Elder, died Dec. 1, 2017 after a 15-month battle with cancer. A memorial service was held Dec. 9 at St. Paul UMC in New Windsor. Colin Anthony Phillips was born June 13, 1947, in Cleveleys, England, the son of the late Walter and Isabel Phillips. He was a...

Rev. Martin L. McKenney
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The Rev. Martin L. McKenney, 84, a retired Elder, who served as superintendent of the Annapolis District from 1992 to 1994, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, after years of illness. A memorial service was held Nov. 20, at St. Paul UMC in Oxon Hill. TheRev. Daryl Williamsofficiated and the Rev.Rodney...

Rev. William “Bill” Thomas Miller
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The Rev. William “Bill” Thomas Miller, 89, a retired Elder, died Oct. 31, 2017. He was a resident of Columbia. A funeral service was held Nov. 6 at Linden-Linthicum UMC with the Rev. Gayle Annis-Forder officiating. The Rev. Donald Hohne, chaplain at Gilchrist Hospice...

Arianne Hadley Lowell
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Arianne Hadley Lowell, 87, the wife of the late Rev. C. Stanley Lowell and after his death for 13 years the Rev. Merrill Drennan, (d. 2000), died Oct. 28, 2017, in Kettering, Ohio. A memorial service was held Nov. 18 at Chevy Chase UMC with the Revs. Kirkland Reynolds and Carol Armstrong-Moore...

Phoebe “Betty” Sparks
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Phoebe “Betty” Sparks, wife of the Rev. Hayden L. Sparks, died Oct. 28, 2017.  A Memorial Service was held at Fredericktowne Baptist Church in Walkersville Nov. 4. Betty Brubaker Sparks was born Jan 3, 1931, in Altoona, Pa., to the late Joseph and Catherine...

Rev. Paul Southwell Jones
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The Rev. Paul Southwell Jones, 100, the longest-serving clergy member of the Baltimore-Washington Conference, died Oct. 6 at the Charlestown Retirement Community in Catonsville. His life was celebrated at Bethany UMC in Ellicott City, Oct. 9, with the Rev. David Simpson officiating. Paul...