Glenn Lowman Jr., 71, house painter, portraitistGlenn...

July 16, 1996

Glenn Lowman Jr., 71, house painter, portraitist

Glenn Lowman Jr., a house painter who relaxed by sketching portraits and painting landscapes, died Saturday of a heart attack at Liberty Medical Center. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 71.

Mr. Lowman worked as a painter for Bethlehem Steel Corp. in Sparrows Point during the late 1940s and 1950s before starting a house painting company.

Relatives said that after work, he would sketch portraits of people and scenery.

He retired from house painting in 1982 but continued his art until his death.

A native of Howard County, Mr. Lowman moved to Baltimore with his parents as a child.

He graduated from Carver Vocational High School in 1941 and married Ella Green the same year.

L He served in the Army from 1942 to 1945 during World War II.

Funeral services are scheduled for 7 p.m. today at the Leroy O. Dyett and Son Funeral Home, 4600 Liberty Heights Ave.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by five daughters, Patricia Ragin-Williams, Glenda Coleman, Denise Coleman and Colynn Lowman, all of Baltimore, and Lynn Scott of Charlotte, N.C.; one sister, Anna Brown of Baltimore; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.

Letitia M. Woodward, 90, alumni association leader

Letitia McKenrick Woodward, the former president of the Roland Park Country School Alumni Association, died June 23 of respiratory failure at her home on Deer Isle, Maine. She was 90.

A graduate of Roland Park Country School, she married Hiram Woods Woodward in 1925. She served as the president of the school's Alumni Association from 1935 to 1939.

She also was active in the Junior League of Baltimore, and was vice president from 1942 to 1943.

Upon her husband's retirement, the Woodwards moved to Deer Isle in 1963.

They renovated and built a garage on their home by themselves. Mrs. Woodward was known for sawing and splitting wood well into her 70s. She was also active in a bridge club until she was 89.

Mr. Woodward died in 1987.

She is survived by a son, Hiram W. Woodward Jr., of Baltimore; four daughters, Letitia Bartlett of Basalt Colo., Betsy Woodward of Lyme, Conn., Helen Parkmen of Deer Isle, Maine, and Carol Woodward of New York City; and 12 grandchildren.

A service was held in Deer Isle on July 1.

Pub Date: 7/16/96

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