Luke Williams Sr., 72, production worker, deaconLuke...

August 15, 1996

Luke Williams Sr., 72, production worker, deacon

Luke Williams Sr., a production worker and deacon, died Friday of respiratory failure at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 72 and lived on Edmondson Avenue.

He retired in 1987 from the Container Corp. of America in East Baltimore, where he had worked for 32 years.

He was a member of Greater Harvest Baptist Church in West Baltimore, where he served as a deacon for many years.

Born in Loris, S.C., he attended schools there and came to Baltimore in 1950.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Greater Harvest Baptist Church, 1617 W. Saratoga St.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, the former Della Mae Worsey; four sons, Luke Williams Jr., Eugene Williams and Jerry Williams, all of Baltimore, and Randy Williams of Savannah, Ga.; a daughter, Diane Logan of Baltimore; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

George A. Terry, an electrical engineer, died Sunday at Union Memorial Hospital of cardiac arrest. He was 70 and a resident of Hampden.

In 1990, he retired as a vice president of MET Electrical Testing Co. Inc., where he had worked for 26 years.

For the past five years, he was a volunteer at the Restaurant and Tourist Information booth at the Baltimore Convention Center.

Born on Christmas Eve in Plymouth Meeting, Pa., he was a 1943 graduate of Polytechnic Institute and served as an Army paratrooper in the Pacific during World War II. He was discharged as a staff sergeant in 1946.

He attended the Johns Hopkins University night school for 12 years to earn his engineering degree.

He was active in the affairs of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 36th Street and Chestnut Avenue, where a memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 50 years, the former Lucille Whitmer; a son, Mark Terry of Upperco; three daughters, Marsha Fabryka of Newark, Del., and Lynne Timian and Bonnie Warshaw, both of Baltimore; and seven grandchildren.

Evelyn B. E. Scher, 69, homemaker with law degree

Evelyn B. E. Scher, a homemaker who earned a law degree after her children had grown up, died Aug. 5 of a heart attack at her summer home in Preston. She was 69 and lived in Stevenson.

Mrs. Scher left law school after her 1958 marriage to Dr. Ernest Scher, an obstetrician and gynecologist who was head of Sinai Hospital's obstetrics department. After her children were grown, she returned to the University of Maryland Law School and earned a degree in 1974 but never practiced law.

A Baltimore native, the former Evelyn Betty Eliason graduated from the Johns Hopkins University in 1948 then worked as a scriptwriter for ABC-TV in New York for several years.

She was a member of the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation and && the Suburban Club.

Services were held Friday.

Dr. Scher died in 1989. Mrs. Scher is survived by three sons,

Robert E. Scher of Baltimore, John E. Scher of New York City and Adam E. Scher of Lynchburg, Va.; and two grandchildren.

Pub Date: 8/15/96

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