BALTIMORE — Hazel V. Yealy, 78, died March 23 at Liberty Medical Center here. Survivors include sons Robert and James, both of Taneytown; sisters Blanche Cavero of here and Irene Clingan of Taneytown; and several nieces and nephews.
Elva M. Hale, 88, died Wednesday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the widow of John F. Hale. Survivors include a son, Leonard M. of here and a granddaughter.
DATELINE: Mount Airy
Lester E. Adams, 78, died March 20 in Huntington, Calvert County. He was the husband of the late Catherine B. Adams. A veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion. He had retired from Kaiser Aluminum Co. Survivors include sons, W. David and Gerald L.; daughter, Harriet S. Yaffe, all of Calvert County, and a granddaughter, Angela M. Adams of here.
DATELINE: Old Fields
Thomas J. Key Sr., 62, died March 20 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. A Frederick County resident, he was the wife of the late Lovie V.Key. A veteran of World War II, he served with the U.S. Air Force inthe Pacific. Employed in construction for most of his life, he was retired from Hawkins Electrical Co. in Montgomery County. Survivors include a daughter, Jackie V. Costley of Sykesville; sons Thomas J. Jr.and Ricky L., both of here, David J. of Libertytown, Frederick County, Wayne J. Hill of New Windsor and Raymond G. Hill of Westminster; sisters Mary Owens and Ann Magruder, both of Westminster, and Selma Lyles of Old Fields; brothers John V. of Urbana, Frederick County, and Joseph D. and Paul M., both of Pennsylvania; two grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Raymond F. Gray, 71, died March 23 at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of Gloria M. Gray. A retired engineer, he was a member of Freedom District Optimist Club. In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, GaryR. Gray of Baltimore County; daughter, Gail G. Lindsay of Eldersburg, and one grandson.
Edgar E. Savoy, 63, died March 24 at Liberty Medical Center in Baltimore. Survivors include sisters Mazie of HowardCounty, Dorothy D. Horsey and Bessie A. Gassaway, both of here, and a brother, Willey of here.
David L. Leppo, 53, died in a boating accident this week. He was the son of Edna B. Leppo of Hampstead and the late Roland D. Leppo. He was the husband of Jacquelyn A. Leppo. Hewas employed as a management analyst for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington. He had served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the National Rifle Association. In addition to his wife, survivors include sons David Jr. and Andrew O., both of Sykesville; daughter, Caroline W. of Baltimore County; brother, Wayne R. of Hampstead, and stepdaughters Heather Arnold of Baltimore County and Melissa Arnoldof Virginia.
DATELINE: Union Bridge
Lillian G. Hardie, 85, a former resident here, died March 23 at her home in California. Twice widowed, she was the wife of Franklin G. Cover and William Hardie. She was the mother of the late Bruce Cover. She is survived by a granddaughter, Terry Ovarvetz of Connecticut.
Abner L. Devilbiss, 95, a former resident here, died Tuesday at Hanover Hall Nursing Home in Pennsylvania. He was the husband of H. Marie W. Devilbiss. He operated a garage and machine works business before his retirement. A veteran of World War I, he was a member of the American Legion and VFW. He also was a member of the National Rifle Association and the Steam Automobile Club of America. In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Thelma Lee and Truman Thompson of New Windsor; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Lillian M. Miller, 80, died March 20 at Hanover Home at Plum Creekin Pennsylvania. She was the wife of Curtis P. Miller. She was a member of Miller's United Methodist Church. In addition to her husband, survivors include a daughter, Ruby Mae Danner of Hampstead; son, GeneH. of Florida; sisters Hazel Harris of Hanover, Pa. and Buelah Spielman of Baltimore, and a granddaughter, Susan Roser of Taneytown.
Myles J. Harmon, 84, died March 22 at Carroll County General Hospital.He was the husband of Ruth A. Harmon. Before his retirement, he had been a carpenter. He was a member of Westminster United Methodist Church. In addition to his wife, survivors include brothers. Malcolm andAlton, both of South Carolina; sister-in-law, Mary of North Carolina, and several nieces and nephews.
Nanie B. McKinney, 93, died March 22 at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of the lateJames E. McKinney. Survivors include sons Ira of South Carolina, James E. of here, and Ron McKinney and Dave Buchanan, both of North Carolina; daughters Maxine Keaton of Finksburg, Edith Barleson of Baltimore County and Ruth Hobson of North Carolina; brother, Fate Buchanan; sisters Vivian Spinder and Mary Cook, all of North Carolina; 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.