Archive for the ‘Obituaries’ Category

PostHeaderIcon Frances Helen Krahling of Chesapeake Beach, Maryland, March 11, 1930 – August 29, 2014

Helen Krahling, age 84, of Chesapeake Beach, Maryland passed away peacefully on Friday, August 29, 2014 at home with her family by her side.  She is the beloved wife of 59 years of Edwin Krahling and loving mother of Jeffrey Krahling, Wayne Krahling and his wife Susan.  She is the grandmother of Rachel, Amanda, Nicholas and Michael.  She is also survived by her great grandchildren; Carter, Addison, Claire and a sister Constance Beale.

 Mrs. Krahling and her husband lived in Camp Springs, Maryland lived over 40 years.  In 2006 they be moved to Chesapeake Beach to live with her family.  She was a member of The Ladies Auxiliary  VFW Post 9619, Morning Side.  Her hobbies included Bowling with her friends and travel.  She especially enjoyed visiting her family in Greece and those special cruises.

Memorial contributions may be made to Calvert Hospice, P.O. Box 838, Prince Frederick, MD  20678

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PostHeaderIcon Helen Rita Toman of District Heights, MD, October 27, 1932 – August 27, 2014

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PostHeaderIcon Carolyn Washington of Temple Hills, February 5, 1951 – August 23, 2014

On Saturday, August 23, 2014, Carolyn Washington,

the beloved wife of Kevin Washington, loving mother of Nathaniel Bishop (Lynda) passed away peacefully.  She is survived by one sister, Sarah Bailey; two brothers, Eddie Nelson (Diane) and Jessie Nelson (Priscilla); three grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Nathaniel Bears and Elease Nelson; one sister, Madagline Nelson Kennedy; and one brother, James Albert Nelson.  

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PostHeaderIcon Carlton Tony Wimmer of Dunkirk, Maryland, January 20, 1920 – August 26, 2014

Carlton Tony Wimmer, age 94, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 in Prince Frederick, Maryland.  He is the beloved husband of 74 years of the late Estelle Wimmer and loving father of Toni Cornwell and the late Roger Alan Wimmer.  He is also survived by his grandson Donald Cornwell, Jr. and his wife Camilla, two great grandchildren, Steffen and Maia Cornwell.  Tony is the brother of Irene Willis of Chesapeake, Virginia and the late Cecil Wimmer, Windel Wimmer, Ruby Helms and Christine Willis.

Mr. Wimmer served in the US Army in WWII and Korea.  After retiring in 1977 as a warehouseman for a trucking firm, he moved to Roanoke, Virginia to operate a lawn mower repair facility.  He always enjoyed his work, working on his automobiles and for fun you could find him on the water skiing.

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PostHeaderIcon Eleanor Elizabeth Mangum of Suitland, MD, January 19, 1925 – August 22, 2014

Eleanor Elizabeth Mangum, “Sissy”, age 89, of Suitland, MD died on August 22,

 

2014. She spent her youth on Minnesota Avenue in Washington, DC and was a

 

graduate of Anacostia High School. She was one of the former owners of the

 

Cedar Hill Inn Restaurant in Suitland, MD. Survived by her children Gregory

 

Mangum, his wife Mary Ann, Terrie Wilcoxen, Cathleen Nelson, her husband

 

Anthony, John Mangum, his wife Mary Ann and Ernest “Butch” Mangum.

 

Also survived by her sister-in-law Darlene Gray, eleven grandchildren, eleven

 

great-grandchildren, nieces and grandnieces and nephew and grandnephews.

 

Predeceased by her brother Heiskell R. Gray and her parents Heiskell Gray and

 

Cathleen Gray.

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PostHeaderIcon Gary Lewis Russell of Clinton, MD, November 13, 1965 – August 19, 2014

Gary Lewis Russell, age 48, of Clinton, MD passed away on August 19, 2014.  He was the youngest child of the late Shirley Rosita and the late Lewis Henry Russell.  He is survived by his loving wife, Sherry; 3 children, Michael, Gary and Samantha; and 4 siblings, Leon, Larry, Gail and Gwen.  Also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.

 

In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution can be made at http://www.gofundme.com/dcvdwg

 

 

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PostHeaderIcon Gray Lewis Russell of Clinton, MD, November 13, 1965 – August 19, 2014

Gary Lewis Russell, age 48, of Clinton, MD

passed away on August 19, 2014.  He was the youngest child of the late Shirley Rosita and the late Lewis Henry Russell.  He is survived by his loving wife, Sherry, 3 children, Michael, Gary and Samantha, 4 siblings, Leon, Larry, Gail and Gwen.  Also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.

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PostHeaderIcon Eleanor Elizabeth Mangum of Suitland, MD, January 19, 2014 – August 22, 2014

Eleanor Elizabeth Mangum, “Sissy”, age 89, of Suitland, MD died on August 22,

2014. She spent her youth on Minnesota Avenue in Washington, DC and was a

graduate of Anacostia High School. She was one of the former owners of the

Cedar Hill Inn Restaurant in Suitland, MD. Survived by her children Gregory

Mangum, his wife Mary Ann, Terrie Wilcoxen, Cathleen Nelson, her husband

Anthony, John Mangum, his wife Mary Ann and Ernest “Butch” Mangum.

Also survived by her sister-in-law Darlene Gray, eleven grandchildren, eleven

great-grandchildren, nieces and grandnieces and nephew and grandnephews.

Predeceased by her brother Heiskell R. Gray and her parents Heiskell Gray and

Cathleen Gray.

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PostHeaderIcon June Beatrice Welch of Lothian, Maryland, June 7, 1928 – August 22, 2014

June Beatrice Welch, “Miss June”, of Lothian, MD, passed away on Friday, August 22, 2014, with her family by her side.

She was born on June 7, 1928, to Charles H. and Virgie (Wetzel) Smith, Sr. in Finksburg, MD, where she and her siblings were raised.  She moved to southern Maryland when her children were young and married Wilson Thompson.  June worked at Marshall Hall Amusement Park in Bryans Road, MD, then with the Prince Georges School System in Indian Head, MD.  She then went to work for J. C. Penney as a stockroom clerk.  In 1979, she married Laurence Welch.  She was a member of the Baden Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and the Moose Lodge in College Park.

June was a hard worker and a very busy woman, but she also enjoyed life to the fullest.  She loved working in her garden, listening to blue grass and county music, doing word puzzles, eating seafood and coloring in the color books with her grandchildren.  She was an animal lover and a fan of WWE.  While June could be counted on to give her opinion when asked, she was also a very sweet, caring and loving person.  Her family and friends were the center of her life and she was always there for them.

June is the beloved wife of the late Laurence Welch who passed away in 1997.  She is the loving mother of Barbara Violett, Faye Beverage, Ronald and Michael Thompson and the late James Trout.  She is the sister of Clarence Smith, the grandmother of 10 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and the step-mother of two.  She is also survived by a host of other family and friends.

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PostHeaderIcon Nancy Elizabeth Lockhart of Callaway, Maryland, March 19, 1962 – August 22, 2014

Nancy Elizabeth Lockhart was born in Washington, DC in 1962 to Carol and the late Charles S. Lockhart. The family settled in Upper Marlboro where Nancy graduated from Douglas High School in 1981.

Nancy had a passion for cooking and after graduation went on to get a culinary education in which she pursued a career. She was very proud of her title of Head Chef in the Lowe’s Hotel in Downtown Annapolis as well as at Second Genesis. Nancy also held a job as a dental assistant and worked for various offices in the area.

But Nancy’s true love in life was her family; her daughters, Carin and Ashley-lyn and her grandchildren. She enjoyed reading to them, especially from her Bible. She taught them about the classics like Journey and the Eagles.

Nancy was a great mother and the girl’s best friend.

She is survived by her mother; Carol Lockhart, daughters; Carin Lockhart and Ashley-lyn Allen, siblings; John Lockhart and Susan Schoenly, grandchildren; Christiauna Alton, Joshelynn Coleman, Elisha Coleman, Kevin Burks, Jazmin Burks, Ariel Burks and Destiny Snyder and a host of other loving family and friends. Nancy is preceded in death by her father; Charles S. Lockhart and brother Charles D. Lockhart.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The American Heart Association at www.heart.org

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