Monthly Archives: July 2017

Margarette Wah Ni Tahe Baker

Margarette Wah Ni Tahe Baker

Margarette Wah Ni Tahe Baker, of Mechanicsville, MD left us peacefully in the wee hours of the morning of Monday, July 3, 2017. A native of Washington, D.C., Wah Ni Tahe was the 5th child and only daughter of the late Annie Richard Stephens Webb and Grady Voil Webb. Her brothers, Richard, Dan, Loftis,...
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Steven “Steve” Lynwood Cooksey, 61

Steven “Steve” Lynwood Cooksey, 61

Steven “Steve” Lynwood Cooksey, 61, of Cobb Island, MD passed away at home on June 29, 2017. Born in LaPlata, MD on August 31, 1955 to Guy L. Cooksey and Ellen S. Cooksey, Steve is also survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Cathy Cooksey; daughters, Clara L. Willey (Tom), Stacy L. Lenhart...
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Junior Halterman, 84

Junior Halterman, 84

Junior Halterman, 84, of Prince Frederick, Maryland passed away on July 3, 2017 in Prince Frederick, MD. He was born on February 20, 1933 in Ellicott City, MD to the late Noah A. and Louise Hardy Halterman. Husband of the late Leila Virginia Halterman, he is also preceded in death by his siblings, Bill...
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James Alfred Washington, 94

James Alfred Washington, 94

James Alfred Washington, 94, of Bushwood, Md., passed away June 28, 2017 at his home on Longview Beach. Jim was born in Criglersville, Virginia, to Daniel and Bessie Washington on May 12, 1923. He enjoyed a long career as a civil servant until his retirement in 1978. He served as a maintenance engineer and...
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Thorbjorg “Stella” Vigfusdottir Day, 90

Thorbjorg “Stella” Vigfusdottir Day, 90

Thorbjorg “Stella” Vigfusdottir Day, 90, of Leonardtown, MD passed peacefully away June 28, 2017 at her home in Leonardtown, MD surrounded by her loving family. Stella was born on August 29, 1926 in Hafnarfjordur, Iceland to the late Vigfus Thorgilsson and Elisabet Nikulasdottir. Stella’s world forever changed when she met Capt Robert A. Day...
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Anna Lucille Stonestreet, 85

Anna Lucille Stonestreet, 85

Anna Lucille Stonestreet, 85, of Bryantown, MD passed away on June 28, 2017 at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC. Anna was born on May 31, 1932 to the late Joseph Therres and the late Catherine Koller Therres in Waldorf, MD. Anna was a Bank Manager for Suntrust Bank prior to her retirement,...
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Florence Kennedy Lambert, 70

Florence Kennedy Lambert, 70

Florence Kennedy Lambert, 70, of Annapolis, Maryland, died on June 29, 2017 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center, Leonardtown, MD. Born on October 8, 1946 in Leonardtown, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee Forbes, Sr. and the late Julia Frances Herbert Forbes. Florence is survived by her sister, Julia Lee Forbes,...
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Richard Millon “Grumpy” Gould, 79

Richard Millon “Grumpy” Gould, 79, of Lexington Park, MD passed away on June 30, 2017 at Chesapeake Shores Nursing Center, surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 10, 1937 in Minneapolis, MN to the late Orville Paul Gould and Madeline Shortridge Gould. Richard proudly served in the United States Navy until his...
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Henry Lawrence Buckler, Jr., 73

Henry Lawrence Buckler, Jr., 73

Henry Lawrence Buckler, Jr., 73, of Charlotte Hall, Maryland, passed away on June 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. surrounded by his wife and family. Henry was born on November 17, 1943 in Hughesville, Maryland to the late Henry Lawrence Buckler, Sr. and the late Margaret Grimes Buckler. He retired as a Store Manager at...
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John Baxter Owen, 99

John Baxter Owen, 99

John Baxter Owen passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 1 at his daughter’s home in Hollywood, Maryland. He was 99 years old. John was born in Monroe City, Missouri, in 1918, to the late Archibald and Effie Owen. He grew up on the family farm with his parents and his two aunts. He graduated...
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Patricia Ellen “Pat” Gladwell

Patricia Ellen “Pat” Gladwell

Patricia “Pat” Gladwell was born at Providence Hospital in Washington, DC on September 12, 1946. She entered Heaven’s gates on June 29, 2017. Pat graduated from Lackey High School in 1964. She received her BA from Towson University and her Master’s Degree from George Washington University. She worked as an elementary school teacher at...
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Sharon M. Hurd

Sharon M. Hurd

Sharon Hurd was born in Washington DC on August 20, 1942, the only child of Doris DeBow Micoly and Ruldoph M. Micoly. She was the beloved wife of R.J. “Jack” Hurd, the mother of three, and a doting grandmother of four. Raised in the idyllic neighborhood of District Heights, Sharon was a 1960 graduate...
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Walter Lewis Williams, 86

Walter Lewis Williams, 86

Walter Lewis Williams, age 86 of Edgewater, Maryland, died June 26, 2017 at the Charles County Hospice House in Waldorf, Maryland. He was born in Jacob Creek in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. Walter moved to Charles County in 1955 and retired as a Pile Driver for 34 years for Local 2311. He also worked for...
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James L. Hill, Sr. (Jimmy), 78

James L. Hill, Sr. (Jimmy), 78

James L. Hill, Sr. (Jimmy), 78, of Chaptico, MD passed on June 28, 2017. He was born on July 24, 1938 to the late Zachery Joseph Hill and Mary Edith Hill. Jimmy is survived by his wife of 57 years, Irene Copsey Hill of Chaptico, MD whom he married on August 8, 1959 and...
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Ethel Quade Ressler

Ethel Quade Ressler

Ethel Quade Ressler was born March 7, 1944 to Ignatious and Mary Pilkerton in Mechanicsville, Maryland. Ethel grew up on the shores of Patuxent View Farm with her sisters and brothers, Harold Pilkerton, Doris Johnson, Donald “Duck” Pilkerton, and Mildred “Susie” Tippett. Ethel started working at the age 17 as a bus driver for...
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Mary Lorena Abell Tennyson, 95

Mary Lorena Abell Tennyson, 95

Mary Lorena Abell Tennyson 95, of Clements, MD, died June 30, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on December 8, 1921 in Leonardtown, she was the daughter of Thomas Hogan Abell and Violet Abell Bussler and Maide and Joe Thompson. She was the loving wife of the late John S. Tennyson whom she married on...
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Cierra Marie Bijou

Cierra Marie Bijou

  Cierra Marie Bijou passed away on June 26, 2017. Family and friends will unite for visitation from 9:00 am – 10:00 am on Monday, July 3, 2017. Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 13401 Piscataway Road, Clinton, MD 20735. Interment to follow at the church cemetery.
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Cynthia L Ashby-Cardwell

Cynthia L Ashby-Cardwell

Cynthia Ashby-Cardwell departed this earthly life on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Family and friends will unite on Thursday, July 6, 2017 from 10:00 am until time of service 11:00 am at Tree of Life Christian Ministries, 9109 Piscataway Rd., Clinton, MD. Interment is private.
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Fox 5’s Zip Trip is Coming to Waldorf on JULY 7th

Fox 5’s Zip Trip is Coming to Waldorf on JULY 7th

Tucker will kick off Friday’s broadcast at 6 a.m. with a bit of excitement, riding onto set on the back of a motorcycle, and then he will present the weather accompanied by firemen from the Firemen Motorcycle Group. Next, Tucker will enjoy an assortment of éclairs and goodies from Walls Bakery before giving a...
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The British Are Coming… To Bowles Farm

The British Are Coming… To Bowles Farm

As part of the USLMRA’s 25th Anniversary in 2017, a group of racers, family and friends from the British Lawn Mower Racing Association will join us for the 13th Annual St. Mary’s County National Lawn Mower Races, July 28-30, 2017, and hosted by Bowles Farms and the 7th District Rescue Squad & Optimist Club...
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Police in Charles County Arrest Two Additional Suspects in 2016 Homicide

Police in Charles County Arrest Two Additional Suspects in 2016 Homicide

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division have arrested two additional suspects in connection with a homicide that occurred on January 12, 2016. On that date, two men entered a house in the 11500 block of Terrace Drive in Waldorf. They displayed guns, demanded money and then shot and killed a...
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UPDATE: Former Track Coach & Instructional Assistant Arrested and Charged with Production of Child Pornography

UPDATE: Former Track Coach & Instructional Assistant Arrested and Charged with Production of Child Pornography

UPDATE 7/5/2017: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are continuing their investigation of Carlos Bell, a former instructional assistant at a local middle school, who was charged with the production of child pornography and assault of several middle-school aged children. Investigators have learned additional details regarding Bell’s involvement with youth: • In the fall of 2008, Bell...
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Art Blooms Gala Celebrates Annmarie Garden

Art Blooms Gala Celebrates Annmarie Garden

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Art Blooms Gala at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm. This year’s event promises to be an exciting evening of celebration showcasing spectacular floral designs inspired by current gallery exhibits; Escape: Art on Vacation and...
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Maryland State Troopers Yielded Positive Results This Independence Day Weekend

Maryland State Troopers Yielded Positive Results This Independence Day Weekend

This year’s Independence Day weekend efforts of the Maryland State Police had a positive effect on reducing crashes and keeping the public safe. Traffic enforcement efforts by Maryland state troopers during the Independence Day holiday period resulted in more than 9,300 traffic stops that led to 129 arrests and more than 110 arrests of...
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Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Fatal Collision in Accokeek

Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Fatal Collision in Accokeek

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is working to determine the cause of a fatal crash in Accokeek. The victim is 67-year-old James Hill of North Thames Street in Accokeek. On Thursday, June 29, 2017, at approximately 8:50 p.m., patrol officers were called to the intersection of Indian Head...
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