Hampstead - Charles F. Coker Jr., 62, died Tuesday at his home. He was the son of Mamie N. Prater of Georgia and the late Charles F. Coker Sr., and the husband of Rose N. Coker. An employee of the federal Bureau of Health Standards and Quality, he also was a member of national, state and Baltimore County dental associations. In addition to his wife and mother, survivors include sons, David A. Coker, Steven M. Coker and Keith R. Coker, all of Georgia; daughters, Karen L. Coker and Kathy A. Passarella, both of Georgia, and Rose A. Irvine of here; brothers, Gene V. Coker of Georgia and Glen M. Coker of Michigan; and five grandchildren.
Carolyn "Sue" S. Graf, 57, died Nov. 9 at Longview Nursing Home. She was the wife of Stewart E. Graf. Employed by the Carroll County Board of Education, she also was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir and taught Sunday school. In addition to her husband, survivors include sons, Jeffrey Graf and David Graf, both of here; brothers, Kyle Sawyers and Bob Frye, both of North Carolina; sister, Betty Burdette of Frederick County; and three grandchildren.
Nellie Walker Martin, 87, a former resident here, died Nov. 9 in Florida.
She was the wife of Elmer Martin. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and the Hampstead Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary.
In addition to her husband, survivors include a son, George B. Martin of Florida; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Edith G. Bankert, 77, died Nov. 10 at Carroll County General Hospital.
She was the wife of Renus M. Bankert. Before her retirement, she was employed at Black and Decker and was a member of Krider's United Church of Christ. In addition to her husband, survivors include a son, Renus M.
Bankert Jr. of here; sisters, Emma Shipley of Baltimore, Jane Bennett of Harford County, Alice Mummert of Upperco and Lottie Long of Westminster; brothers, Maurice Blizzard and Harland Blizzard, both of Westminster; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Warren D. Faid, 60, died Nov. 10 at his Baltimore County home. He was the son of Vernon M. Faid of Westminster and the late Emma D. Faid, and the husband of Molly G. Faid. A veteran of the Navy, he was retired from Bendix Field Engineering in Baltimore County. In addition to his father and wife, survivors include his stepmother, Virginia S. Faid of Westminster; daughter, Mary Frances Thomas of Hampstead; sons, Michael Faid and Joseph Faid, both of Baltimore County; sisters, Emma Furness of Harford County, Norma Larrimer of Oklahoma, and Doris Hannahs and Barbara Hoffman, both of Baltimore County; and one grandson.
Henry W. Franz, 76, died Nov. 10 at Baltimore County General Hospital. A retired letter carrier, he also owned and operated Cedarleaf Dahlias. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Catholic War Veterans and the Carroll County Philatelic Association. His first wife was the late Naomi B. Franz. He is survived by his second wife, Charlotte M. Franz; sons, Stephen Franz of New Jersey, Mark Franz of Westminster, Phillip Franz of here, Paul Franz of Anne Arundel County and Eugene Franz of Baltimore County; daughter, Barbara Hope of Pennsylvania; stepsons, James Coffroad of Anne Arundel County and Brian Coffroad of here; stepdaughter, Karen Wahl of here; brother, Robert Franz of Baltimore County; sisters, Dolores Wolfe, Catherine Frankenburger and Rita Raab, all of Baltimore; five grandchildren and five step-grandchildren.
Ronald W. DeLawder, 41, died Nov. 7. He was the husband of Janet C.
Sauers. He had worked at Taney-Stair Products Inc. here. In addition to his wife, survivors include sons, Ronald W. DeLawder Jr. and Troy E. DeLawder, both of here; daughter, Ashley R. DeLawder of here; stepchildren, Terry N.
Shaffer, Brenda K. Toporzyski and Samuel Shaffer, all of Westminster; sister, Phyllis M. Eckenrode of Westminster; brothers, John D. Bright of Pennsylvania, Jerry W. Bright of Upperco, George H. Bright of Westminster and Ricky J. Bright of here; and one grandchild.
George W. Ingram, 84, died Tuesday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of Mamie S. Ingram. Before his retirement, he was an electrician for the Potomac Edison Power Co. He also served as an elder of the Taneytown Presbyterian Church. In addition to his wife, survivors include daughters, Mildred Rattase of Union Mills, Minnie Bossard of Pennsylvania, Doris Knox of Frederick County and Georgia Miller of here; sisters, Hazel Butler of Baltimore County, Betty Reed and Ethel Garvick, both of Pennsylvania, and Cleo Bush of Florida; brothers, Robert Ingram of here, Silas Ingram of Baltimore County and Richard Ingram of Millers; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
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