Emerson Dotson, 70, died Aug. 17 here. Born in Carroll...


August 25, 1991|By These obituaries were provided by area funeral homes.

BALTIMORE — Emerson Dotson, 70, died Aug. 17 here. Born in Carroll County, he was the husband of Louise Dotson. In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, Mark of here; sisters Martha Greene of Winfield and Urinus Kirkwood of Pennsylvania, and a brother, Herbert of here.

DATELINE: Eldersburg

Francis P. Fairbank, 86, died Aug. 17. He was the husband of the late Eleanor R. Fairbank. He had worked with the Baltimore City Department of Education as supervisor of history and vice principal at Eastern High School. He also was director of student teaching at Loyola College, Baltimore. He was a member of the National Council of SocialStudies and chairman of the Youth Education for the National Red Cross. Survivors include sons Francis M. of Baltimore County, John C. ofHawaii, David H. of Worcester County, Charles M. of here, Timothy R.of California and Thomas L. of Virginia; brother, T. Paul of Worcester County; 19 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of the Angels Chapel at Charlestown Retirement Community, 711 Maiden Choice Lane, Catonsville,Baltimore County.

DATELINE: Finksburg

David E. King Jr., 59, diedWednesday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of Betty King. A member of the Moose Lodge and the Veteran Reserves, he had owned King Enterprises. In addition to his wife, survivors include children David E. III and Robyn L. Warren, both of here, and James K. of Westminster; stepchildren Gwenda M. Barnes and Gail D. Beall, both of Taneytown, George Meadows Sr. of Michigan, Deborah L. Hunt of Virginia and Donna Wilson of Baltimore County; brother, Arthur of Pennsylvania; sisters Esther Dillow and Wilma Jordan, both of Pennsylvania, Virginia Westfal of New York and Pauline Simes of West Virginia, and six grandchildren.

DATELINE: Frizzellburg

Grace V. Myers, 78, died Monday at Carroll County General Hospital. Twice widowed, she was the wife of Charles O. Myers Jr. and Clyde V. Welty. Retired from Westminster Knit Co., she was a member of St. Mary's Lutheran Church and the Keenagers Senior Citizens, both in Silver Run. Surviving is a stepson, Clyde R. Welty of West Virginia; sister, Helen L. Mumford ofWestminster; four step-granddaughters and several step-great-grandchildren.

DATELINE: Manchester

Gladys R. Rhoten, 89, died Tuesday ather home. She was the wife of the late Lester L. Rhoten Sr. A homemaker, she was also a life member of Greenmount Church. Survivors include children Frances Long of Hanover, Pa., Lester Jr. and Arthur E., both of here, Charles C. of Anne Arundel County, Robert D. of Montgomery County and Larry S. of McSherrystown, Pa.; sister Julia Lippy of here; brother, Alton Davidson of Hanover; 17 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

DATELINE: Sykesville

Mabel M. Corley, 75, died Monday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of the lateAloysius J. Corley. A veteran of the U.S. Army, she served during World War II. She was a member of the American Legion in Frederick and St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church. Survivors include sonsJames J. of Frederick County and William M. of Florida; daughter Katherine A. of Howard County; sisters Ruth Johnson of Michigan and Geraldine Harris of Illinois, and five granddaughters.

DATELINE: Thurmont

James C. Myers Sr., 95, died Wednesday at Gettysburg Hospital in Pennsylvania. A Frederick County resident, he was the husband of MaryE. Myers. He was predeceased by his first wife, Maude Walters Myers and a daughter Maude Myers Green. A U.S. Army veteran, he had received the Purple Heart for his service during World War I. A carrier withTaneytown Post Office, he was past president of the National Rural Letter Carriers Association. He also was past president of Taneytown Chamber of Commerce and the City Council. In addition to his wife, survivors include sons James C. Myers Jr. of Louisiana, Gerard "Jerry" S. of Florida and John E. of Taneytown; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

DATELINE: Westminster

Kathryn Belle Hildebran, 87, died July 26 at Westminster Nursing and Convalescent Center. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. today at Little Baker Chapel, Western Maryland College.

Pauline A. Crumbacker died Aug. 12 at Carroll Lutheran Village. She was the wife of the late Harry K. Crumbacker. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church. Survivors include a daughter, Doralee Bowman of Union Mills; sisters Grace Royer and Ione Baust, both of here and Blanche Mackley of Pennsylvania; brother, John Coe of Westminster; three grandchildren and four great-grandsons.

Ralph W.Martinez, 77, died Tuesday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of Phyllis M. Martinez. The couple had moved here recently from Florida. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church and the American Association of Retired Persons. In addition to his wife, survivors include daughters Patricia A. Joseph of New Jersey and Diane M. Miller of here, and seven grandchildren.

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