R. Bolling HubardRetired Army officerRandolph Bolling...


October 06, 1991

R. Bolling Hubard

Retired Army officer

Randolph Bolling Hubard, a retired lieutenant colonel in the Army and a retired safety supervisor for the Maryland Casualty Co., died Aug. 28 after a heart attack at his home on Caves Road in Owings Mills. He was 85.

He was a former president of the Monticello Association, an organization of descendants of Thomas Jefferson, and graveside services were held for him Aug. 31 in the graveyard at Monticello, the Jefferson mansion near Charlottesville, Va.

Born in Elkins Park, Pa., he was a graduate of the Virginia $H Episcopal School and, in 1929, of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.

He served in China in the 1930s and during much of World War II was an artillery instructor. He served in the occupation of Italy and Germany. Before his retirement in 1950, he served as professor of military science and tactics at Boston College and Purdue University and was made a member of Scabbard and Blade, a Reserve Officers' Training Corps honorary group.

He retired from the Maryland Casualty Co. in 1970.

A member of the Green Spring Valley Hunt Club and the Virginians of Maryland, he was also a figure skater and a member of the Baltimore Ice Club. He had earlier ridden in rodeos.

He is survived by his wife, the former Ina Walker Cochran; a son, John Bolling Hubard of Arlington, Va.; a daughter, Cynthia Hubard Spangler of Memphis, Tenn.; and three grandchildren.

The family suggested that memorial contributions could be made to the Monticello Association through E. R. Taylor, 556 Bedford Road, North Tarrytown, N.Y. 10591, or the Association of Graduates at West Point.

Shirley B. Lawrence

Retired clerk

Services for Shirley B. Lawrence, a retired foreign claims clerk for the Social Security Administration, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Enon Baptist Church, Edmondson Avenue and Schroeder Street.

Mrs. Lawrence, who was 71, died Tuesday of cancer at her home on Clifton Avenue.

She retired in 1985 after 15 years with the Social Security Administration. She had previously worked as a pricing clerk in a Hecht Co. warehouse.

The former Shirley B. Gibson was a native of Baltimore and a 1939 graduate of Douglass High School.

She was a member of the Deaconess Board at Enon Baptist Church and of the Aim High Club, a travel group.

Her husband, John J. Lawrence Sr., a former captain of waiters at the Owl Bar of the Belvedere Hotel, died in 1976.

She is survived by two sons, John J. Lawrence Jr. of Cocoa Beach, Fla., and Reginald Lawrence of Baltimore; a daughter, Swakuu Karim, the former Cheryl Lawrence, of Baltimore; her mother, Beatrice Gibson of Baltimore; three brothers, Emile Gibson of Baltimore, LaRue Gibson of Washington and Albert Gibson of Oxford; a sister, Doris Penney of Boulder, Colo.; and six grandchildren.

Naoma S. Kriel

Worked as secretary

Naoma S. Kriel, who did secretarial work at Baker Watts & Co. as a young woman, died Sept. 16 at Edenwald of complications to Alzheimer's disease.

Mrs. Kriel, who was 81, had lived in a number of cities before returning to the Baltimore area in 1970.

The former Naoma Louise Schwarts was a native of Baltimore and a graduate of Eastern High School who worked for the stock brokerage before her marriage in 1941.

A Red Cross volunteer during World War II, she was later active in church and garden groups in Petersburg, Fla., Cherry Hill, N.J., and Walnut Creek, Calif.

Her husband, Herbert F. Kriel, a retired real estate official of the American Oil Co., died in 1988.

She is survived by two nieces, Marilouise P. Moore of Timonium and Margaret F. Bailey of Hilton Head, S.C.; two nephews, Edwin H. Kriel of Monkton and Frank B. Robertson of Florida; and many grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews.

A5 A memorial service was held Sept. 21 at Edenwald.

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