D'Arcy SlagleSecretaryD'Arcy Slagle, who worked as a...

OBITUARIES

November 10, 1993

D'Arcy Slagle

Secretary

D'Arcy Slagle, who worked as a secretary as a young woman, died Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital of complications of liver cancer.

The 47-year-old Parkville resident worked as a secretary at the University of Baltimore and in a doctor's office.

The former D'Arcy Patterson was born in Baltimore, where her grandfather, the late Paul Chenery Patterson, was president of the A. S. Abell Co., then the publisher of The Baltimore Sun.

She graduated from Notre Dame Preparatory School in 1963, the year she made her debut at the Bachelors Cotillon. She also attended Villa Julie College.

Her husband of 27 years, Charles W. Slagle V, is president of the Charles Slagle of Roland Park homeowners service.

A Mass of Christian burial was to be offered at 10 a.m. today at Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, 8501 Loch Raven Blvd. in Baynesville.

In addition to her husband, survivors include two daughters, Melanie M. Henigan of White Marsh and Alexandra R. Slagle of Parkville; a son, Charles W. Slagle VI of Parkville; a sister, Cynthia P. Lochte of Ruxton; a brother, Paul C. Patterson of Towson; a niece; and three nephews.

J. T. Little

Electronics executive

Joseph Thomas Little, an electronics firm vice president, died Saturday of cancer at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis.

Known as J. T., the 55-year-old Severna Park resident and Suffolk, Va., native worked for Motorola Communications and Electronics, for 27 years, starting as a salesman in Richmond, Va.

He moved to Severna Park 18 years ago when he became an area sales manager.

He left Severna Park for about five years when the firm named him a vice president in the Cleveland area. He returned in 1990 to work with the company's federal government marketing division. He oversaw the development of a specialized portable radio system which was named for him, the JT1000.

He was a member of the Bay Hills and Magothy golf clubs.

Services were offered yesterday at Holly Lawn Cemetery in Suffolk.

Mr. Little is survived by his wife of 31 years, the former Polly Holland; three daughters, Susan Little Mace of Pasadena and Kathy Jo Little and Ginger G. Little of Severna Park; two sisters, Betty L. Bass of Norfolk, Va., and Shirley L. Fowler of Suffolk; and three brothers, Robert E. Little of Portsmouth, Va., and Jerry Little and Raymond Little, both of Suffolk.

The family suggested that memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

David Strawberry

Drove for state

David C. Strawberry, who was a truck driver for the print shop of the state Department of Economic and Employment Development, died Friday after collapsing at his home in Baltimore.

Mr. Strawberry, 40, lived in Baltimore for nearly 20 years and worked for the state for about two years. The Hurlock native served in the Army in Germany in the early 1970s and had several jobs as a truck driver and laborer.

Services were set for 11 a.m. today at the House of Prayer in Federalsburg.

Mr. Strawberry is survived by his wife, the former Laverne Brown; a daughter, Crystal Strawberry of Baltimore; a son, David C. Strawberry Jr. of Baltimore; his mother, Adeline Strawberry Williamson of Hurlock; two sisters, Doretha Cephas of Hurlock and Maria Davis of Tacoma, Wash.; and four brothers, Wayne and Anthony Strawberry of Hurlock, Robert Strawberry Jr. of Jacksonville, Fla., and Rodney Strawberry of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

Kirk H. Smith

Auto repossessor

Kirk H. Smith, 45, who repossessed autos in Laurel, died Sunday at a hospital in Philadelphia of complications from multiple sclerosis.

Until his illness was diagnosed in 1988, he repossessed vehicles for the Laurel Adjustment Bureau.

He also worked as a fireplace installer for Thulman-Eastern Corp. in Columbia, served as a state police cadet and worked for what is now the State Highway Administration.

The Tokyo native lived in Laurel since 1955 and was a graduate of Glenelg High School.

He became an Eagle Scout as a youth.

Services were set for 7 p.m. today at the Leroy M. and Russell C. Witzke Funeral Home, 5555 Twin Knolls Road, Columbia.

He is survived by a son, Army Spc. 4 Jeffrey K. Smith of Fort Bliss, Texas; his parents, Wilson G. and Margaret Smith of Laurel; a sister, Vicki Ruppert of Dunedin, Fla.; and a brother, Randy A. Smith of Highland.

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