Obituaries

Effie Elizabeth Payne, 92

Effie Elizabeth Payne, 92

Effie Elizabeth Payne, 92, of White Plains, formerly of Prince Frederick, MD passed away on October 13, 2017 at University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center. She was born September 28, 1925 in Washington, DC to Henry Elmer and Ollie Marie (Long) Lewis. Effie was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed crafts, cooking...
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Calvin Spencer Cooksey, 84

Calvin Spencer Cooksey, 84

Calvin Spencer Cooksey, 84, of Dentsville, MD, passed peacefully from this life at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home on October 12, 2017. He was born in February 1933 to the late Grace and William Cooksey. He is preceded in death by his first wife Verna L. Oswalt Cooksey. He is survived by his wife...
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Thomas G. Clements, Jr

Thomas G. Clements, Jr

Thomas G. Clements, Jr. died peacefully Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at his home in La Plata, Maryland. Tom was active and was the current president of Cheltenham Farmers Market who enjoyed farming and selling produce. He was also an avid Washington Redskins fan. He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Ellsworth Rye and...
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Jean Peck Hubbell, 89

Jean Peck Hubbell, 89

Jean Peck Hubbell, 89, of La Plata, MD passed away on October 11, 2017 at the Charles County Hospice House with her family by her side. Jean was born on October 4, 1928, in Washington, DC to the late Howard W. and Rea M. (Lloyd) Peck. Jean was a member of the Canasta Club....
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Antoinette E. “Toni” Creighton, 79

Antoinette E. “Toni” Creighton, 79

Antoinette E. “Toni” Creighton, 79 of Swan Point, Maryland, died October 10, 2017. Toni was a Pediatric Nurse in Baltimore, Maryland at the start of her career and then worked at PMH, now Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, as the Development Director. She founded Creighton Insurance Agency in the mid 1980’s and...
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James “Jerry” Vernon Freeman, 87

James “Jerry” Vernon Freeman, 87, of Upper Marlboro, MD passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Born to the late Augusta (LaBreyer) and James Wagner in Elizabethton, TN. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Marion (Hugle) Freeman. They met through mutual friends where she said it was “love at first...
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James Edward “Jamie” Norris, Jr., 74

James Edward “Jamie” Norris, Jr., 74

James Edward “Jamie” Norris, Jr., 74, of St. Inigoes, MD died on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. He was born March 20, 1943, in Leonardtown, MD, to the late James Edward Norris, Sr. and Burnette Agnes (Ridgell) Norris. Jamie was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s...
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Danny Stevenson

Danny Stevenson

Danny Stevenson, entered into eternal life on Thursday, September 28, 2017. He was born April 22, 1965 to the late Sherman and Evassel Stevenson. He spent his childhood in Washington, DC. He attended the District of Columbia Public Schools. Graduating from Cardozo High School, Danny went on to learn many trades. He was employed...
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Odelle Jones

Odelle Jones departed this earthly life on Sunday, October 8, 2017. Family and friends will unite on Friday, October 20, 2017 from 10:00 am until time of service 11:00 am at First Baptist Church of Capitol Heights, 6 Capitol Heights Blvd., Capitol Heights, MD . Interment immediately following at Harmony Memorial Park, Hyattsville, MD.
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Bonnie Branch

Bonnie Branch

Bonnie Branch departed this earthly life on Thursday, October 12, 2017. Family and friends will unite on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 10:00 am until time of service 11:00 am at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 3150 Middletown Rd., Waldorf, MD. Interment immediately following at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Waldorf, MD.
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Bonnie Harvey Beckett, 74

Bonnie Harvey Beckett, 74

Bonnie Harvey Beckett, 74, of Clinton, MD passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2017. Born in Salem, VA to the late Iver Gertrude Stuart and Otis Robert Stuart. Beloved wife of the late George Leo Beckett. Formerly married to Frank Everett Harvey. She is survived by her four children, Everett Harvey of Beltsville, MD,...
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John C. “J.C.” Bumpus, 84

John C. “J.C.” Bumpus, 84

John C. “J.C.” Bumpus, 84, of Huntingtown, Maryland passed away on Monday October 9th, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Sebree, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Sal and Doris (Fulcher) Bumpus. He was the beloved husband of Mazie (Powell) Bumpus. He was a veteran of the United...
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Nancy Darlene Gardner

Nancy Darlene Gardner

On October, 9th, 2017. The good Lord called her home to be with the Angels and the comforts of eternal peace. Born to the late Harold and Gloria Davis in Takoma Park, MD. on 10-12-1943. She is also predeceased by her husband Edward J. Gardner III and her beloved grandson Thomas D. Gardner. She...
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Phyllis J. Tyner 91

Phyllis J. Tyner 91

Phyllis J. Tyner 91, of St. Mary’s County passed on Tuesday October 10, 2017 in St. Mary’s Hospital, LeonardTown, Maryland. Born in Binghamton, New York, She was a daughter of the late Paul E. and Madeline (Rotzel) Wood. She was the beloved wife of the late John T. Tyner Jr. who passed in 2004....
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Ana “Waldy” Lopez, 85

Ana “Waldy” Lopez, 85

Ana “Waldy” Lopez, 85, of La Plata, Maryland, formerly of Rincón, Puerto Rico passed away peacefully on October 10, 2017 surrounded by family and friends. Visitation will be held at Huntt Funeral Home in Waldorf, Maryland on October 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Funeral Service to follow at 12:00 p.m. under the direction of...
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Randy Jay “Ice” Cawley, 45

Randy Jay “Ice” Cawley, 45, of Rose Haven passed away October 10, 2017. He was born September 22, 1972 in Washington, D.C. to Thomas Elmer and Barbara Regina (Boerckel) Cawley. Randy was raised in Rose Haven and graduated from Southern High School in 1990. He was employed as a barber at Skills Barber Shop...
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William Joseph “Billy” Burch, 45

William Joseph “Billy” Burch, 45

William Joseph “Billy” Burch, age 45 of La Plata, Maryland, died suddenly on October 9, 2017. Billy was a diesel mechanic with Save More Auto Parts in Accokeek, Maryland. He liked hunting, fishing, and was an avid Redskins fan. He most enjoyed being with family, especially his kids. He was the son of Helmer...
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Kathryn Yoder, 65

Kathryn Yoder, 65

Kathryn Yoder, age 65, passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017 at her residence in Surfside Beach, SC. Born in Traverse City, MI. Kathryn is a daughter of the late Dorothy and William Funderburk. Kathryn was full of life, brightened any room she entered, and never met a stranger. Although her time in South Carolina...
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Earl Raymond Mathews, 79

Earl Raymond Mathews, 79

Earl Raymond Mathews, age 79 of Bryans Road, Maryland, died October 9, 2017 at his residence. Earl was a self-employed carpenter for 60 plus years and was of the Baptist faith. He was an avid Washington Nationals and Washington Redskins fan. He liked fishing, was an excellent wood-worker, loved animals and his little car...
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Christopher Gatton, 58

Christopher Gatton, 58

Christopher Gatton, 58, of Lusby, MD, passed away on October 7, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his loving family and friends. Born July 13, 1959 at Andrews Air Force Base, MD he was the son of Margaret Janet (Harris) Gatton and the late Frank Starr Gatton. Christopher graduated from Chopticon High School in...
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John Lee “Johnny” Schneider, 62

John Lee “Johnny” Schneider, 62

John Lee “Johnny” Schneider, 62, of Huntingtown, MD passed away on October 7, 2017. Johnny was born on October 5, 1955 to Charles Raymond Schneider and Pauline Russell Tinsley. Johnny was a long time resident of Bowie, MD and later moved to Huntingtown, MD located in Calvert County. Johnny was worked for Maryland National...
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Erica Michele Killerlane, 24

Erica Michele Killerlane, 24

Erica Michele Killerlane, 24, of Prince Frederick passed away October 5, 2017. She was born December 6, 1992 at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring to Michele L. Cooke and Patrick M. Killerlane. Erica was raised in Lusby and attended St. Leonard Elementary, Plum Point Middle, and graduated from Huntingtown High School in 2010....
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Amy Lee Forbes Wolbach, 36

Amy Lee Forbes Wolbach, 36

Amy Lee Forbes Wolbach, 36, of California, MD died on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Johns Hopkins Hospital, with her loving husband, Steve Wolbach, at her side. Born May 2, 1981 in Leonardtown, MD, she is the daughter of Carolyn Mary “Cookie” Hicks Forbes of Mechanicsville, MD and the late Robert Edward Lee Hall...
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George R. Steinback, Jr, 88

George R. Steinback, Jr, 88, of Mechanicsville passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, October 8, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born in Montoursville, PA on November 23, 1928 to the late George Sr. and Violet Smith Steinback. George is survived by his wife of 68 years, Lillian Alberta Murdoch; his...
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Olive Elizabeth Dyck, 89

Olive Elizabeth Dyck, 89

Olive Elizabeth Dyck, 89, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away at her residence in Mechanicsville, MD on October 8, 2017 with her family at her bedside. Olive was born in Washington, DC to the late Oliver and Lillie Lee Ford on November 6, 1927. Olive met the love of her life, Harvey Dyck, while he...
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