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EDNA T. SMITH HOMEMAKER, 85
A Mass of Christian burial will becelebrated for Deale resident Edna Tierney Smith at 11 a.m. today atOur Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in West River.
Mrs. Smith, 85, died of pneumonia Friday, Jan. 18, at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
A resident since 1975, she was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church.
Other interests included sports, TV game shows, and reading. She was a Redskins fan.
Her husband, James B. Smith Sr., died in 1943.
She is survived by two daughters, Mildred A. Selby of Deale and Marjorie Harvey of Westchester, Pa.; 10 grandchildren andseven great-grandchildren.
Her son, James B. Smith Jr., died before her.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Hardesty FuneralHome.
SALLIE A. SUTTON SECRETARY, 85
Funeral services will take place for Lothian resident Sallie Armstrong Sutton at 11 a.m. todayat Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Lothian.
Mrs. Sutton, 85, died of respiratory arrest Jan. 19 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
She retired in 1975 after 28 years as a secretary with the Maryland Tobacco Growers Association in Lothian. She also worked in the PostOffice at Fort Meade during World War II.
Mrs. Sutton was a member of Mount Zion United Methodist Church, Lothian Homemakers Club, Farm Bureau, and Galesville Pioneers Senior Citizens.
She is survivedby her husband, Norman Sutton; a daughter, Norma Prout of Lothian; asister, Marjorie Kolb of Harwood; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Zion United Methodist Church Memorial fund.
Funeral arrangements are beinghandled by Hardesty Funeral Home.
WILLIAM J. BOLSTER ENGINEER, 58
Memorial services will take place for Crownsville resident William John Bolster at 6 p.m. on Jan. 24 at Baldwin United Methodist Church in Millersville.
Mr. Bolster, 58, died Jan. 18 in Crownsville.
A resident since the early 1970s, he retired from NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center in 1987 as a propulsion engineer in the Delta Project. At the time of his death he was employed by McDonnell Douglas SpaceSystems as an engineering manager.
Mr. Bolster was a member of the Episcopalian Church, was a past commodore of the Chesapeake Traditional Sailboat Association, and was active in the Catamaran Racing Association of the Chesapeake.
Other interests included woodworking.
He is survived by his wife, Frann Smith--Bolster; two sons, Mark Eugene Bolster of Annapolis and Louis A. Smith of Whithall; three daughters, Lynn Marie Cuba of Arnold, Airman Lisa Anne Bolster, Sigonella, Italy, and Shannon W. Smith of Crownsville; and three grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to MDA/ALS Program, 3561 EastSunrise Drive, Tucson, Ariz. 85718.
GEORGE BRYANT JR. BUSINESS OWNER, 57
Funeral services will take place for Severn resident George A. Bryant Jr. at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at Arlington National Cemetery.
Mr. Bryant, 57, died Jan. 18 at Walter Reed Hospital.
Aresident since 1962, he was a retired U.S. Army master sergeant. He earned a masters degree in supervisory management and owned and operated Pandora's Box in Odenton.
Mr. Bryant also was employed by the State Highway Administration and the Department of Mental Health and Hygiene as a training officer and educational liaison.
He was a member of AAFEES, Toastmasters International, American Legion 199, DAV and Fort Meade Golf Association.
Other interests included camping,golfing, computers and woodworking.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Bryant; two sons, George A. Bryant III of Glen Burnie and Robert J. Bryant of Severn; his father, George A. Bryant Sr. of Massachusetts; a sister, JoAnne Yeomans of Texas; and a granddaughter.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Hardesty Funeral Home.