Nicholas A. Carter, 45, Baltimore native, sports...

November 13, 1998

Nicholas A. Carter, 45, Baltimore native, sports fan

Nicholas A. Carter, a Baltimore native and sports enthusiast, died Tuesday of undetermined causes at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The East Baltimore resident was 45.

Mr. Carter attended Patterson High School and later graduated from RETS Electronics School. He had worked as a laborer for Trumbull Asphalt Co. in Jessup but had not worked in recent years.

He was an avid sports fan, enjoyed drawing cartoons and frequently performed as a clown at children's parties.

Services are scheduled for 6 p.m. today at Good Tidings Baptist Church, 1401 Edison Highway.

He is survived by his wife, the former Juanita Oliver, whom he married in 1980; a son, Nicholas A. Carter Jr.; a daughter, Shania Carter; his parents, Melton and Adele Carter; three brothers, Milton Carter, Michael Carter and Gordon Carter; four sisters, Joelle Carter, Jean Carter, Betty Carter, and Eugenia Carter; and three grandchildren. All are of Baltimore.

Cleveland R. Rudisill, 74, worked in construction

Cleveland R. Rudisill, who had worked in construction and maintenance, died Sunday of complications of leukemia at Veterans Medical Center in Baltimore. The longtime East Baltimore resident was 74.

A native of High Shoals, N.C., Mr. Rudisill served in the Army from 1943 to 1946 during World War II and settled in Baltimore after he was discharged. He worked as a laborer on construction projects and in maintenance jobs and retired about 10 years ago.

Services are scheduled for noon today at March Funeral Home Inc., 1101 E. North Ave.

He is survived by his wife, the former Ivy Abernathy, whom he married in 1948; four sons, Cleveland R. Rudisill Jr., Jackie Rudisill, Ronald Rudisill, all of Baltimore, and Garry Rudisill of the Eastern Shore; five daughters, Barbara Dennis, Debbie Willis, Anita Prior, Linda Adams and Teresa Rudisill, all of Baltimore; 19 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Edna R. Toomer, 62, Baltimore homemaker

Edna R. Toomer, an East Baltimore homemaker, died Monday of pneumonia at Church Hospital. She was 62.

A Baltimore native, Mrs. Toomer graduated from Dunbar High School in the 1950s. She worked in the housekeeping department at Johns Hopkins Hospital for many years and was a homemaker for the past 15 years.

The former Edna Miller married Johnnie Toomer in the early 1960s.

Services are scheduled for 6: 30 p.m. today at March Funeral Home Inc., 1101 E. North Ave.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Ollie Toomer and Johnnie Toomer; a daughter, Paulette Spencer; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. All are of Baltimore.

Pub Date: 11/13/98

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