Levi E. BarnesOwned tavernServices for Levi Ellsworth...


November 26, 1991

Levi E. Barnes

Owned tavern

Services for Levi Ellsworth Barnes, a retired tavern owner, will be held at 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Christian Community Church, 2500 W. Lombard St., where he had been a member for 25 years.

Mr. Barnes, 61, died Friday of cancer at his home on Lauretta Avenue.

He became a partner in the A&L Bar on Portland Street in 1972. Seven years later he became sole owner of the business, which he renamed Levi's Bar and Lounge. He retired and sold the business about three years ago.

The native of Anne Arundel County was reared in Baltimore. He served in the Army during the Korean War.

He had worked at Rubin's poultry store on South Fremont Avenue and for 25 years for the General Services Administration as a maintenance worker.

Known for his charitable activities among the poor while in the tavern business, he also was sponsor of the Romans softball team in the 1980s.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, the former Dorothy M. Jones; a son, Brian Barnes; his mother, Hilda Barnes; five sisters, Annie, Catherine and Hilda Barnes and Jean Guest and Shirley Watson, and two brothers, Gilbert and William Barnes, all of the Baltimore area. He also is survived by a daughter, Dorothy M. Fisher of Tunkhannock, Pa.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Estelle Hildebrand

Retired bookkeeper

Services for Estelle Hildebrand, a retired bookkeeper, will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Lemmon-Mitchell-Wiedefeld funeral establishment at 10 W. Padonia Road in Timonium.

Mrs. Hildebrand, who was 81, died Friday of respiratory illness at St. Joseph Hospital.

She retired about 15 years ago from the Sam Oidick wholesale clothing business, where she had worked for 30 years. She lived in the Dulaney Towers Apartments.

The former Estelle Fulks was a native of Gaithersburg. She graduated from Gaithersburg High School and the Strayer Business College in Washington.

She was a former high priestess of the Yak-Rem-Peh Court of the Ladies Oriental Shrine, a former Queen of the Zitta Temple of the Daughters of the Nile and a member of the Bou Tem Sci Club, all of which are associated with Boumi Temple.

She enjoyed bowling for many years in the Ladies' Tall Cedar League. She also was a member of the Cedarettes of Baltimore, Hillendale Country Club and the Colony Club. She also belonged to the auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Columbus, Ohio.

Her husband, James Bosley Hildebrand, a retired automobile repair garage owner, died in 1978.

She is survived by a daughter, Elva E. Woolard of Columbus; a son, James B. Hildebrand Jr. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

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