Adrienne Carol Walker, 43, real estate agent Adrienne...

April 26, 2000

Adrienne Carol Walker, 43, real estate agent

Adrienne Carol Walker, a real estate agent and church volunteer, died Saturday of cancer at Howard County General Hospital. She was 43 and lived in Ellicott City.

She sold homes in Howard, Anne Arundel and Montgomery counties during her 14 years with Grayson and Patriot Homes.

She was a member of Gabriel Project, a nondenominational religious organization that helps single mothers. She opened her house to mothers and their newborns.

Born Adrienne Kerbrat in Santa Monica, Calif., she was raised in the San Fernando Valley. She was a graduate of James Monroe High School and was selected by fellow students and faculty members as the class representative of the Girls State California Leadership Conference. She attended Howard Community College.

She maintained a large flower garden at her home.

In 1975, she married Dale E. Walker, a federal employee. He survives her.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today at Roman Catholic Church of the Resurrection, Paulskirk Drive and Chatham Road, Ellicott City, where she was a member.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Walker is survived by three sons, Paul Walker of Philadelphia, and Gregory Walker and Jeffrey Walker, both of Ellicott City; her mother, Carol Neblett of Santa Monica; two brothers, Timothy Kerbrat of Laguna Niguel, Calif., and Christopher Kerbrat of Monrovia, Calif.; and three sisters, Geralyn Gormley and Renee Harvey, both of Ellicott City, and Jeanne Alamdari of La Verne, Calif.

Lewellyn B. Winchester, 81, Bendix executive secretary

Lewellyn B. Winchester, a retired Bendix Radio executive secretary, died Sunday of kidney failure at Deaton Specialty Hospital and Home. She was 81 and lived in Catonsville.

She retired in 1977 as executive secretary to the chief of engineering at the Bendix plant on Joppa Road in the Eudowood section of Towson.

Born Lewellyn Barclay Brown in Baltimore and raised on Edmondson Avenue in Catonsville, she was a 1935 graduate of Catonsville High School.

A duckpin bowler who won many trophies at the now-closed Recreation Center on Howard Street, she was also a golfer. She was a 52-year member of the Rolling Road Golf Club and the Women's Golf Association of Baltimore. She was president of the Women's 18-Hole Group at her club.

She had been a member of the Eastern Yacht Club and kept a boat in eastern Baltimore County.

In 1941, she married John L. Winchester, also a Bendix employee. He died in 1996.

A memorial service will be held at 8 p.m. tomorrow at Sterling-Ashton-Schwab Funeral Home, 736 Edmondson Ave., Catonsville.

Mrs. Winchester is survived by a daughter, Joan E. Winchester of Catonsville; a sister, Grace M. Rosenkranz of Panama City Beach, Fla.; and three nephews and a niece.

Richard Oulahan Belair, 66, data engineer manager

Richard Oulahan Belair, an engineering and data configuration specialist, died Saturday of kidney failure at FutureCare-Chesapeake in Arnold. He was 66.

The Baltimore resident, who had retired in 1991 from Arthur D. Little Co. in Cambridge, Mass., had been manager of engineering data configuration from 1971 to 1986 at Westinghouse Electric Co.'s Defense Systems Division in Linthicum.

The former Severna Park resident had also worked in a similar capacity for Goodyear Aerospace Corp. in Akron, Ohio, and Sanders-Lockheed in Nashua, N.H.

Born and raised in Alexandria, Va., he was a graduate of Western High School there and earned his bachelor's degree from Georgetown University and a master's degree in business from the Johns Hopkins University. He also had served in the Army as a second lieutenant.

His marriage to Patricia DeWitt Rayfield ended in divorce.

He had been active in the Toastmasters and was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church in Severna Park.

A memorial Mass was offered yesterday at St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church.

Mr. Belair is survived by two daughters, Margaret DiLorenzo of Summers, N.Y., and Susan Heffron of Richmond, Va.; a sister, Felicia Belair-Rigdon of Columbia; and a granddaughter.

Emma O. Hensel, 85, bookkeeper, volunteer

Emma O. Hensel, a retired bookkeeper, died Saturday of cancer at Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince Frederick. She was 85 and lived in Lusby.

She retired in the 1950s from Maryland Title Guarantee Co. and moved to Calvert County, where she was a volunteer for charities and other activities.

Born Emma Elizabeth Oyeman in Baltimore, she was raised on Montana Avenue off Belair Road and graduated from Eastern High School.

She was a member of the University of Maryland Homemakers and the Chesapeake Garden Club. She was a bird-watcher, kept a large flower garden and enjoyed traveling.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 4301 Raspe Ave., where she was a life member.

She is survived by her husband, Harry Hensel Jr., whom she married in 1951; and a sister, Henrietta M. Jackson of Baltimore.

Mary Lou Winberry, 82, homemaker, golfer

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