Samuel J. Talbot Jr., 78, Housing Authority officialSamuel...

March 11, 1996

Samuel J. Talbot Jr., 78, Housing Authority official

Samuel J. Talbot Jr., a former city Housing Authority supervisor and train buff, died Feb. 25 of congestive heart failure at his home in Bradshaw. He was 78.

He was a member for many years of the Kenwood Presbyterian Church where he was an elder, taught Sunday school and was active with the youth group.

In addition to riding steam trains, he was a member of Bykota where he enjoyed wood carving, especially ducks.

He was born and raised in Chester, Pa., and graduated from schools there. He came to Baltimore during World War II to work as a pattern make for the old Glenn L. Martin Co. plant in Middle River.

A memorial service was held yesterday at Kenwood Presbyterian Church in Overlea.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, the former Dorothy V. Davis; two sons, Samuel J. Talbot III and David L. Talbot of Bradshaw; a brother, Uber Talbot of Chester; a sister, Janet Talbot of Willow Valley, Pa.; and four grandchildren.

Lois V. C. Little, 71, beautician, homemaker

Lois V. C. Little, a homemaker known in her Northwest Baltimore neighborhood for freely dispensing advice to young people over a slice of homemade cake, died Thursday of a heart attack at Harbor Hospital Center. She was 71.

A former beautician, Mrs. Little lived in her North Longwood Street home for 43 years.

"She was a good adviser and a good baker, and everyone liked her apple pound cake and Watergate pecan cake," said a daughter, Alma Denise Little of Baltimore.

The former Lois V. Clark was born and raised in Greenville, S.C., and after graduating from high school there in 1943, studied cosmetology in Atlanta. She moved to Baltimore in 1945 and worked as a hairdresser until her marriage in 1948 to Cecil Ceasar Little. Mr. Little, a Baltimore businessman, died in 1982.

Services for Mrs. Little are planned for 11 a.m. today at Nutter Funeral Home, 2501 Gwynn Falls Parkway.

She is survived by another daughter, Deborah Parker of Mount Sinai, N.Y.; three brothers, Henry Clark of Los Angeles, Edward Clark of Elizabeth, N.J., and Leon Clark of Greenville; four sisters, Madge Abell of Los Angeles, Margaret Schumate of Elizabeth, N.J., and Pauline Yeargin and Marcell Griffith, both of Greenville; and three grandsons.

Margaret Zimmerman, 83, Trinity Episcopal volunteer

Margaret Zimmerman, a longtime volunteer at Trinity Episcopal Church in Towson, died of cancer Tuesday at her home in Homeland. She was 83.

She was born Margaret Herring and grew up in Towson. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church and worked in its Surprise Shop. During World War II, she transported people throughout the area for the Red Cross.

She was a member of the Hopkins Club and an avid bridge player.

Services were held Friday. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, William Zimmerman; two sisters, Shirley Hutton of Chestertown and Ruth Brady of Grasonville; and five nieces and nephews.

Pub Date 3/11/96

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