ELDERSBURG — Ronald Lee "Skip" Skipper, 51, died Thursday at Baltimore County General Hospital. He was the son of Hunter Skipper of Alabama and Catherine Windham of Ferndale. He was the husband of Sharon Schoolcraft Skipper. He had worked as a meat cutter at Basics Food Store and was a member of the East Coast Cruisers Car Club. In addition to his wife and parents, survivors include a son, Hunter Skipper, and daughter, Stacey Harrod, both of Sykesville; sisters, Rachel S. Smith of Florida and Ellen Monk of Alabama; and two grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to Carroll Hospice, 23 Carroll St., Westminster.
Anna H. Wentz, 82, a former resident here, died Thursday in Savannah, Ga. She was the wife of Vernon M. Wentz. Survivors include a daughter, Ginny Ray of Savannah; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
L. Myrle Schue, 88, died Thursday at Homewood Retirement Center in Hanover, Pa. She was the wife of the late Maville P. Schue and the mother of the late Yvonne M. Kopp. Sisters, Mary M. Brooks of Hampstead and Louise A. Bair of here, survive.
C. Paul Martin, 79, died Saturday at CarrollCounty General Hospital. He was the husband of Katherine Klohr Martin. A U.S. Army veteran, he was a member of the Westminster Elks and the Reisterstown American Legion. He had been a lawyer in private practice. Additional survivors include children, Carol Ann Sterner of Finksburg and Edward L. Martin of Hagerstown; brother, Elmer Martin of Florida; and a grandson. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at the Eline Funeral Home, Reisterstown Road and Franklin Boulevard.
Clyde S.Worrell, 87, died Sunday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Mary Frances Winters Worrell. He had owned a lawn ornament company. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Joyce Ford of Gamber, and a sister, Margaret W. Gobrecht of here.
Samuel Martin Wesley Sr., 84, died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital in Towson. He was the husband of Mary Frances Mills Wesley. Retired from the State Roads Commission, he was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons and the Maryland Classified Employees Association. Additional survivors include children, Rena I. Davidson and Francis L. Wesley, both of Manchester, Samuel M. Wesley Jr. of Upperco and Mary Lee Strevig of Finksburg; brother, William Wesley of Baltimore; sisters, Margaret Schaefer and Mildred Loudon, both of Glyndon; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to Reisterstown Bible Church, 605 Westminster Road, where he was a trustee.
Etta Britton, 86, died Friday at Springfield Hospital Center, where she had been a resident for manyyears.
Caroline B. Hughes, 86, died Monday at the Sykesville Eldercare Center. She was the wife of the late James O. Hughes and the mother of the late Robert Hughes. A homemaker for most of her life, shewas a member of Flohrville United Methodist Church. Survivors include sons James O. Hughes of Westminster, Russell P. Hughes of here, Carol D. Hughes of Illinois and Norman D. Hughes of Hanover, Pa.; daughters, Patricia Parker of Owings Mills and Shirley F. Porter of Kentucky; sister, Louise Creswell of Gamber; 21 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Haight Funeral Home. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home here.
Dorothy E. Harris, 80, died Thursday at her home. She was the wife of the late Darrell T. Harris. Survivors include Dorothy K. and Peggy L. Harris, both of here, and JoAnne Janowiak of Baltimore; son, Darrell E. Harris of Parkville; brothers, Marvin J. and Robert Randall, both of Baltimore County; two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to Carroll Hospice, 30 Carroll St., Westminster.
Pearl C. Hopson, 79, died Friday at the Westminster Nursing and Convalescent Center. She was the wife of the late Jason N. Hopson. A member of St. Mary's Lutheran Church, she also was active in the Lutheran Church Women. Surviving are a daughter, Buna H. Honeycutt of Taneytown; son, William C. Hopson of here; sister, Ethel Ledford of Tennessee; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Edward L. Stinson, 77, died Sunday at the Cherrywood Manor Nursing Home in Reisterstown. He was a retired painter. Surviving are his children, David Stinson of here, Edward Stinson of Florida, Thomas Stinson of Frederick, and Brenda, Terry, Edward, Brian, Ronald and Dale Stinson, all of Baltimore; a brother, Robert Stinson, and sister, Eunice Stinson, both of Virginia; and 20 grandchildren. Burial will be at 10 a.m. today at Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery. The family requests memorial contributions to Reisterstown Bible Church, 605 Westminster Road, Reisterstown.
Clare J. Grossnickle, 62, died Friday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She was the wife of the late George T. Grossnickle. Retired from JosephA. Bank Co., she was an avid bingo player who patronized games at many area fire companies. Survivors include daughters, Linda Joy of Mount Pleasant and Susan Hoff of here; sisters, Miriam Reynolds of Baltimore, Annie Muller of Middleburg, Margaret Main of Florida, CatherineJohnson of Johnsville and Nina Martin of Taneytown; and three grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to Union Bridge United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 460, Union Bridge, where she was a member.