Services for retired farmer and electrical engineer James H. Murray of Cumberstone will take place 2 p.m. Aug. 17 at Christ Church in West River.
Mr. Murray, 62, died Aug. 8 of a heart attack while driving a tractor on his farm.
A lifelong resident of Cumberstone, Mr. Murray later attended theEpiscopal High School of Alexandria, Va., and was a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston, Mass.
Before he retired, Mr. Murray worked for the Westinghouse Corp. and ARINC.
Heserved in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.
Mr. Murray issurvived by his wife, Alice Schott Murray, director of clinical services for the Anne Arundel Health Department; a daughter, Susan MurrayStricker of Misawa Air Force Base in Japan; and a sister, Sally Murray Stotz of Cumberstone.
Memorial contributions may be sent to theLighthouse Shelter, 200 West St. in Annapolis, or to the Christ Church Outreach Fund, West River, 20778.
Arrangements were by the Taylor Funeral Home.
BETTY JEAN IVES
RESEARCH ANALYST, 66
Services forretired research analyst Betty Jean Ives of Edgewater will take place privately.
Mrs. Ives, 66, died Aug. 8 at home.
She was a retired research analyst for the National Security Agency.
Mrs. Ives was a member of the Arundel Yacht Club and the Anne Arundel Hospital Auxiliary.
Her other interests included sailing, theater and travel.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the late James Ives.
Mrs. Ives is survived by two sisters, Pauline Drum of Binghamton, N.Y. and Altha Braught of Burbank, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Program, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Franklin and Cathedral streets, Annapolis, 21401.
Arrangements were by the Hardesty Funeral Home.
HELEN V. DAVIS
Services for homemaker Helen Virginia Davis of Glen Burnie took place Aug. 10 at Glen Burnie Baptist Church.
Mrs. Davis, 71, died Aug. 7 at her own home, after a lengthy illness.
Originally from Virginia, she was an active member of the Glen Burnie Baptist Church and the Richard Henry Lee Elementary School PTA.
Other interests included cooking, reading, travel, and shopping.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Archie L. Davis.
Survivors include two daughters, Sara Moore and Jane Frampton, both of Glen Burnie, a son, James Davis, also of Glen Burnie; two sisters, Julia Sclater of Charlottesville, Va. and Peggy McDonald of Louisa, Va.;three sons, Francis Beverly of Fredericksburg, Va., James Johnson ofGoochland, Va., and A. J. "Sambo" Johnson of Mineral, Va.; and sevengrandchildren.
Arrangements were by the Kirkley Funeral Home.
WILL T. SHERMAN
Services for Will Thor Sherman, a practicalnurse at the Harbor Inn Convalescent Home in Baltimore, took place Aug. 10 at the Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church in Severna Park.
Mr. Sherman, 32, died suddenly Aug. 7 at Mercy Hospital in Baltimore.
Born at the Lackland Air Force Base Hospital in San Antonio, Texas, Mr. Sherman later attended the James Rumsey Technical School in Martinsburg, W.Va.
He was also considered an excellent guitarist.
Survivors include his wife, Abbey L. Sherman; two stepchildren, Rahiannon Schaffer and Edward Cogswell; all at home; his mother, ElisabetFerguson of Homer, N.Y.; his father, Will Sherman of Annapolis; three brothers, Kenneth and Eric Sherman, both of Minneapolis, Minn., andSean Sherman of Gaithersburg; and two sisters, Elisabet Sherman of Arnold and Ingrid McDonnell of Annapolis.
PEARL M. KEPNER
A Mass of Christian burial for retired weaver Pearl Mazie Kepner ofHebron, formerly of Cape St. Claire, will be offered 10 a.m. Aug. 12at St. Andrew by the Bay in Cape St. Claire.
Mrs. Kepner, 88, died Aug. 8 at the Salisbury Nursing Home in Salisbury of a heart attack.
Born and raised in the town of Gamber, she previously lived in Baltimore, Mount Airy, Randallstown and Cape St. Claire.
Mrs. Kepner retired in 1963 from her job as a weaver with the Hoopers Mill Co. in Baltimore. She had started there at age 15.
A member of the St.Andrew's congregation, she also belonged to the Arnold Senior Center.
Other interests included crocheting, knitting and ceramics.
Her husband, Charles Kepner, died in 1964.
Mrs. Kepner is survived by a son; Bernard Kepner of Hebron; two brothers, John Brothers of Sykesville and Frank Brothers of Westminster; two grandchildren and onegreat-grandchild.