Charlotte B. Cook
Station chief, 74
Graveside services for Charlotte Barling Cook of Chevy Chase will take place at 10 a.m. Aug. 13 at Woodlawn Cemetery in Baltimore.
Ms. Cook, 74, died July 29 of emphysema at the Lorien Nursing Home in Columbia.
Born and raised in Baltimore, she graduated from Western Maryland College in 1938 and took her master's degree from Columbia University in New York.
She served with the Office of Strategic Services during World War II and acted as a French interpreter during the Nuremburg trials in Germany after the war. Ms. Cook later served as a station chief with the U.S. State Department and the Central Intelligence Agency in Europe, Africa, and Asia.
Her interests included reading.
E9 She is survived by a nephew, Fred Cook III of Arnold.
Arrangements were by Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home.
Prepa A. Benning
Security aide, 49
Services for Prepa Aleta Benning of Glen Burnie, formerly of Odenton, will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Nichols-Bethel United Methodist Church, on Route 175 in Odenton.
Visitation will take place at the Singleton Funeral Home from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today.
Mrs. Benning, 49, died of cancer Wednesday at her home.
A native of Pennsylvania, she worked as a security aide for the U.S. Department of Defense.
She was a member of the Nichols-Bethel congregation and the United Methodist Women. Other interests included needlework and oil painting.
Survivors include two sons, Darrin L. Benning of Pasadena and Keith A. Benning of Glen Burnie; her daughter-in-law, Stacey L. Benning of Pasadena; a brother, Jeff Hobson; a granddaughter, Kristie L. Benning of Pasadena; and her parents, William and Helen Blozevich, both of Annandale, Va.
Arrangements were by the Singleton Funeral Home.
Betty C. Aist
Federal employee, 69
Services for retired federal employee Betty C. Aist of Crownsville will take place at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Hardesty Funeral Home, 851 Annapolis Road in Gambrills.
Mrs. Aist, 69, died Wednesday of cancer at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore.
She was born in Dry Beach, W.Va., and worked in communications for the U.S Department of Defense for many years.
Survivors include her husband, Arthur E. Aist; a son, Bruce E. Aist of Annapolis; a daughter, Judith K. Aist-Dvorak of Pasadena; two sisters, Jewell Holstein of Glascoe, W.Va. and Ruth Collins of Glenville, W.Va.; and a brother, Leroy Chapman, of Cincinnati.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Raymond L. Atwell
Store manager, 86
Services for retired store manager Raymond L. Atwell of Glen Burnie will take place at 11 a.m. today at the Singleton Funeral Home.
L Mr. Atwell, 86, died Wednesday of heart failure at his home.
He was born and raised in Annapolis, where he graduated from Annapolis High School in 1924. Mr. Atwell worked for the U.S. Naval Academy for 45 years, retiring in 1969.
Mr. Atwell belonged to the Glen Burnie Improvement Association and enjoyed gardening.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine L. Atwell.
Survivors include a daughter, Joan B. Duckett of Arnold; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Anne Arundel Medical Center or the American Heart Association.