Armstead W. Jenkins, 79, owned refrigeration...

February 27, 1998

Armstead W. Jenkins, 79, owned refrigeration service

Armstead W. Jenkins, who had owned an air-conditioning and refrigeration company, died Feb. 17 of heart and kidney failure at Bon Secours Hospital. The Baltimore resident was 79.

Mr. Jenkins, who owned Dolfield Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Service on Dolfield Avenue until about 15 years ago, also taught refrigeration and air conditioning at Lake Clifton High School from 1974 to 1981, when he retired.

The native of Murfreesboro, N.C., moved to Baltimore in 1942. In 1944, he married Sadie Thompson, who died in 1971.

A longtime member of Enon Baptist Church in Northwest Baltimore, Mr. Jenkins was active in the Prince Hall Masons and the Meritocrats Men's Club.

A memorial service will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow at the Masonic Temple, 1307 Eutaw Place.

He is survived by a brother, Leslie Jenkins of Cleveland; eight nieces; four nephews; six great-nieces; and eight great-nephews.

Aurelia S. Garland, 93, arts patron, civic leader

Aurelia S. Garland, a patron of the arts and a civic leader, died of cancer Feb. 18 at Roland Park Place, where she had lived since 1995. She was 93.

Mrs. Garland, who had been a longtime Guilford resident, was a member of the first Women's Committee of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and a supporter of the Peabody Conservatory and the Baltimore Opera Company.

She was a founding member of the board of Greater Baltimore Medical Center and had sat on the board of Bolton Hill's Women's Hospital of Maryland, one of the two hospitals that merged to become GBMC.

She was a member of the Mount Vernon Club and the Elkridge Club.

A Pittsburgh native, the former Aurelia Stoner was a graduate of the Winchester School there and attended Bennett Junior College.

In 1925, she married Charles S. Garland Sr., former managing partner of Alex. Brown & Sons Inc., and the couple moved to Baltimore in 1939. Mr. Garland died in 1971.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. tomorrow in the chapel of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 5603 N. Charles St.

She is survived by two daughters, Aurelia Bolton and Courtney Iglehart, both of Brooklandville; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Helen V. Dodge, 92, nurse, Baltimore native

Helen V. Dodge, a former public health nurse and Baltimore native, died Feb. 17 of Parkinson's disease at a nursing home in Prospect Heights, Ill. She was 92.

Born and raised in Govans, the former Helen Vollmer earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing.

She lived in Aruba from 1931 to 1964 with her husband, Everett Dodge, a retired chemical engineer who died in 1995.

Services were held Feb. 20.

She is survived by three sons, Stephen Dodge of Waukesha, Wis., David Dodge of Guilford, Conn., and John D. Dodge of Arlington Heights, Ill.; a daughter, Barbara Zarella of Stuart, Fla.; and three sisters, Betty Trueheart of Towson, and Ruth Wickham and Claire L. Smith, both of Baltimore.

Pub Date: 2/27/98

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