Charles Milledge, 78, boxed as 'Charley Milan'Charles...

January 24, 1996

Charles Milledge, 78, boxed as 'Charley Milan'

Charles Milledge, a lightweight and welterweight boxer who fought under the name "Charley Milan" during the 1940s, died Friday of heart failure at Evergreen Nursing Home. The Baltimore resident was 78.

He had a record of 31-16-2, with eight knockouts, when he retired in 1950.

The native of Savannah, Ga., came to Baltimore in 1940 to work as a welder at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Key Highway shipyard. He retired in 1979.

He was a member of Veteran Boxers Association Inc. International Ring 101 and the Maryland Boxing Hall of Fame.

A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. today at Emmanuel Christian Community Church, Carrollton Avenue and Lanvale Street.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, the former Carleatha Raynor; three sons, Willie, Eric and Harold Milledge, all of Baltimore; two daughters, Barbra Milledge of Baltimore and Paulette Boyd of Charlotte, N.C.; and three grandchildren.

George C. McNaughton, 72, Marine Corps colonel

George C. McNaughton, a retired Marine Corps colonel and former Roland Park resident, died Saturday of an aneurysm at his home in Kearneysville, W.Va. He was 72.

He joined the Marines in 1943, and fought in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars. He retired in 1974.

The native of Sullivan, Ind., earned two bachelor's degrees from the University of Maryland. He moved to Baltimore in 1975 and was the administrative manager of the law firm of Ober, Grimes and Shriver until 1986.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today in Shepherdstown, W.Va. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, the former Margaret "Peg" Jones; three sons, James C. McNaughton of Soquel, Calif., David B. McNaughton of Brunst, Germany, and Edward J. McNaughton of Memphis, Tenn.; a sister, Marjorie Kermott of Minot, N.D.; and seven grandchildren.

Su Yon Christensen, 53, commissary employee

Su Yon Christensen, a commissary worker at Fort Meade, died of a stroke Sunday at University of Maryland Medical Center. She was 53 and lived in Severn.

The native of Seoul, South Korea, who also had worked at the Naval Ordinance Laboratory in White Oak, enjoyed crocheting.

Services were to be held at 10:30 a.m. today at Hardesty Funeral Home, 851 Annapolis Road in Gambrills.

Survivors include her husband, Paul Christensen; two daughters, Susan Reeb and Teresa Christensen, both of Fort Meade; and two grandchildren.

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