James Walter ListerRetired police officerA Mass of...


July 15, 1991

James Walter Lister

Retired police officer

A Mass of Christian burial for James Walter Lister, a retired Baltimore City police officer, will be offered at 9 a.m. tomorrow at St. Elizabeth's Roman Catholic Church at East Baltimore Street and Lakewood Avenue.

Mr. Lister, who was 74, died Saturday of liver cancer at Franklin Square Hospital.

Born in Baltimore, he attended the Maryland Institute and became a combat aerial photographer for the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

Assigned to the 8th Air Force unit, he was injured during a bombing raid on Wessel, Germany, on March 24, 1945, when his plane was shot down.

He received a Purple Heart in May 1945.

In England he met Anne O'Malley of County Mayo, Ireland. They were married in St. Patrick's Church in Fells Point in 1948.

Mr. Lister settled in Highlandtown with his family, living there for over 50 years.

In 1952, he became a Baltimore police officer and patrolled the Fells Point area. He retired on July 12, 1973, and went to work as a security supervisor for what was then known as Church Home and Hospital and is now Church Hospital. He worked there from 1973 until 1980.

He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion, the Disabled American Veterans, and the Auxiliary of eMERGE Inc., a company that provides housing and jobs for handicapped people.

Mr. Lister enjoyed goose hunting, camping and building model airplanes.

He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Eveline M. Lister of Baltimore; a son, James P. Lister of Catonsville; and two grandchildren.

The family suggested memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society or eMERGE Inc., 1708 Whitehead Road, Baltimore, 21207.

James H. Maynor

Railroad conductor

Services for James H. Maynor, a retired railroad conductor from Joppa, will be held at noon today at the Schimunek Funeral Home in Perry Hall.

Mr. Maynor, who was 67, died Thursday of a stroke at the University Medical Center.

Born in Beckley, W.Va., he attended high school until the 11th grade, when he went into the U.S. Navy and served as a machinist mate, 3rd class in World War II.

Receiving an honorable discharge after the war ended, he began working as a conductor for the Pennsylvania, New York Central Transportation Co.

After the company's takeover by the Consolidated Rail Corp., or Conrail, in April 1976, he continued working at the railroad until he retired in 1990, a total of 37 years.

A member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Mr. Maynor loved to garden and travel. Another hobby that he enjoyed was dabbling in the stock markets.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, the former Dorcas E. Sherrill of Mountain Road in Joppa; a son, Aaron J. Maynor of Bel Air; two stepdaughters, Shirley A. Mumford of Portland, Maine, and Betty J. Hinton of Robbinsville, N.C.; a brother, French Williams of Oceana, W.Va.; two sisters, Beatrice Houchins of Beckley, W.Va., and Edna Tessa of Bluefield, W.Va.; and one grandson.

Arthur W. Jones

Auto supply owner

Services for Arthur Wesley Jones, who owned auto supply businesses in Anne Arundel County, will be at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the Barranco and Sons Funeral Home, 495 Ritchie Highway in Severna Park.

Mr. Jones, who was 68 and lived in Manhattan Beach, died of a heart attack Friday at the Anne Arundel Medical Center.

He was born in Severna Park and lived in the area all his life. He graduated from Annapolis Senior High School and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

After the war, he worked as a civilian mechanic at Edgewood Arsenal.

Later he was a diesel mechanic on Navy vessels for the David Taylor Naval Research Center in Annapolis.

In 1953, he began operating the Jones Shell Service Station in Severna Park, which he later sold. From 1961 until the time of his death, he owned and operated Colonial Auto Supply Inc. at two locations -- Severna Park and Pasadena.

He was a member of American Legion Post 175, Masonic Lodge 89 and Boumi Temple. He was Past Wagon Master of the Boumi Campers. He also belonged to the Broadneck Elks Lodge 2608 and the Maryland Sports Fishermen's Association. He was a past president of the Arnold Volunteer Fire Company and a past commander of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 18.

Mr. Jones enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, the former Dorothy Yingling; a son, Arthur W. Jones of Severna Park; a daughter, Deborah M. Miller of Mount Airy; his mother, Helen Jones of Crownsville; a brother, Dale T. Jones of Stuart, Fla.; seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

The family suggested memorial contributions to Shriners Hospitals, c/o Boumi Temple, 4900 N. Charles St., Baltimore, 21210, or the American Cancer Society.

Francis C. Jones

Telephone repairman

Services for Francis C. Jones, a telephone repairman, will be ** at 10 a.m. today at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Boyce and Carrollton avenues, Ruxton.

Mr. Jones, who was 77, died Thursday of cancer at St. Joseph Hospital in Towson.

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