Louise M. Moxley, 88, formerly of Baltimore County, died...


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CATONSVILLE — Louise M. Moxley, 88, formerly of Baltimore County, died Tuesday at North Arundel Hospital in Anne Arundel County. She is survived by four daughters; a sister, Kathryn H. Haight of Sykesville; 13 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.


Elizabeth Simkins, 88, a professor of library science and head librarian at Western Maryland College for more than 30 years, died Monday in North Carolina. She had an associate degree in English from the University of North Carolina, a library science degree from Columbia University in New York and a master's degree from the University of Michigan. She taught library science at Eastern Kentucky University, Ohio University and Georgia Tech. She is survived by a sister, two brothers, and nieces and nephews.


Joseph E. Corbin, 67, of Baltimore County, died Tuesday at St. Joseph Hospital. Survivors include a daughter; a son; two step-daughters; three step-sons, including Larry R. Wilhelm of Westminster; two sisters; a brother; 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Pleasant Valley

Wilmer C. Erb Sr., 75, a World War II Army veteran, died Monday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was a mechanic at Wolfe's Motor Co. in Westminster from 1947 to 1960, then worked at Bendix Corp. and Springfield Hospital Center. After retiring, he was a school bus driver and farmer. A charter member of the Church of the Open Door, he was a deacon and former Church Council member. He also belonged to VFW Post 467 of Westminster. In the Army, he was an airplane crew chief in the Sicily, Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno and North Apennines campaigns, earning the Good Conduct and American Defense Service medals and the European African Middle Eastern and American Theater service ribbons. He is survived by his wife, Anna Lowe Green Erb; children, Wilmer C. Erb Jr. of New Mexico, Mary Ann E. Frock and Ruth Jane Yingling of Westminster; sisters, Hilda Sterner of Littlestown, Pa., Evelyn Croft of Westminster; brothers, Melvin Erb of Florida, Royland Erb of Gettysburg, Pa., and Lewis Erb of Westminster; three grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.


Beatrice M. Blais, 94, died Tuesday at Sykesville Elder Care Center. She is survived by her son, Donald R. Blais of here; three grandchildren and one great-grandson. Viewing will be 4 to 7 p.m. tomorrow at Dougherty Funeral Home, Duluth, Minn., with services at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary. Burial will be in Duluth.

Union Bridge

Helen Dorothy Hooper, 63, a member of Union Bridge United Methodist Church, died Thursday at Carroll County General Hospital after an extended illness. She worked at Union Bridge Sewing Factory until 1972 and for the past year was a hostess at Hardee's Restaurant in Cranberry Mall. She is survived by her husband Kenneth J. Hooper; daughters, Sandy Zimmerman of here and Kathy Glacken of Taneytown; a son, Kenneth J. Hooper Jr. of Taneytown; sisters, Mary Cromer, Catherine Sauble and Lillian Warner of Hanover, Pa.; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.


Altha P. Hale Ensor, 87, wife of the late Emory M. Ensor, died July 12 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. Survivors include -- children, Leona E. Ensor of Upperco and Leonard E. Ensor of Baltimore; sisters, Lillian Bamberger of Hampstead and Doris Grimm of Upperco; a brother, Harry Hale of Baltimore; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Gilbert F. Wisner, 78, a farmer and saw mill operator, died Tuesday at Easton Memorial Hospital. Survivors are a sister, Geraldine Redding of Finksburg; brothers, Carroll D. and Stewart K. Wisner of Finksburg, Walter W. Glyndon and Robert E. Wisner of Boring; and devoted friend, Virginia Bull of Hampstead. Memorials may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church, 3239 Carrollton Road, Hampstead, Md. 21074, or the Maryland Steam Historical Society, 3637 Carrollton Road, Upperco, Md. 21155.


Lindsay Carval Horton, 70, died July 10 at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the son of Zelda L. Horton of Westminster and the late Carval Horton. A veteran of World War II, he recently worked in transportation at Carroll Hall. Additional survivors include sons, Lindsay W. and Jeffrey D. Horton of Westminster, and Brad D. Horton of Finksburg; sisters, Betty Rhoten of Westminster and Margaret Hess of Pennsylvania; brothers, Harold Horton of Sykesville, Ralph E. Horton of Littlestown and Jesse J. Horton of Gettysburg, Pa.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Earl P. Jenkins Sr., 59, husband of Victoria Tooma Jenkins, died Monday at home. Survivors include his father, Clifton R. Jenkins; three sons and daughters-in-law; three daughters and two sons-in-laws; one sister; one brother; and 13 grandchildren.

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