Cheryl A. Torrence-Campbell, 38, Morgan State...

November 20, 1998

Cheryl A. Torrence-Campbell, 38, Morgan State professor

Cheryl A. Torrence-Campbell, a biology professor at Morgan State University, died Saturday of injuries she received in an automobile accident in Baltimore that day. She was 38.

Dr. Torrence-Campbell, who lived in downtown Baltimore, had been a professor at Morgan State for two years.

The native of Buffalo, N.Y., received a bachelor's degree from Canisius College there in the late 1970s, a master's degree from Hampton (Va.) University in the early 1980s and a doctorate in physiology from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn., in 1992.

She was a member of the Tri-Beta Biological Society of Hampton University, Beta Kappa Chi Honor Society and the American Association for Cancer Research, and was listed in Outstanding Young Women in America.

Services will be held tomorrow in Buffalo.

She is survived by her parents, Charles and Nellie Torrence of Buffalo; three brothers, Charles Torrence Jr. of Atlanta, Jeffrey Torrence of Norwalk, Ohio, and Gerald Torrence of Panama; and a sister, Daphne Torrence of Buffalo.

Helen Alberta Dixon, 94, homemaker

Helen Alberta Dixon, a homemaker and longtime West Baltimore resident, died Tuesday of heart failure at Irvington Knolls Care Center. She was 94.

A native of High Point, N.C., the former Helen Hearns moved to Baltimore as a child and attended public schools.

In 1919, she married Walter E. Dixon, an automobile mechanic, who died in 1966.

Mrs. Dixon made and sold hats.

For more than 75 years, she was a member of Mount Olivet Christian Church, where she sang in the choir and, in 1966, established the Widows' Club. Members visited nursing homes, where they sewed, handled correspondence and performed other tasks for residents.

Mrs. Dixon also sang in church choirs throughout Baltimore and was a popular guest soloist.

Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at Mount Olivet Christian Church, 823 W. Lanvale St.

She is survived by a daughter, Jacqueline D. Hilson of Columbia; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Pub Date: 11/20/98

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