Lucy Mae Lee, 70, licensed practical nurse Lucy Mae...

April 07, 2001

Lucy Mae Lee, 70, licensed practical nurse

Lucy Mae Lee, a retired practical nurse, died Tuesday at Sinai Hospital of complications from a stroke. She was 70 and lived in Cedarcroft.

Until she retired 10 years ago, she was a licensed practical nurse who worked with private duty patients in Baltimore.

Born in Halifax, N.C., Lucy Mae Hogan attended North Carolina public schools and was a graduate of the Spring Grove State Hospital nursing program in 1965.

In the 1970s, she married Alfred Lee, a Bethlehem Steel employee, who died in 1995.

Services will be held at 4 p.m. tomorrow at Huber Memorial Church of Christ, 5701 York Drive, where she was a member.

She is survived by three sons, Dennis Wellington of Baltimore, Stanley Wellington of Los Angeles and Gary Wellington of Baltimore; a daughter, Linda Wellington Clifford of Baltimore; four sisters, Josephine Stephenson, Lillian Heartwell and Frances Alston, all of Baltimore, and Carrie Cornish of Los Angeles; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Stanley H. Wilkins, 80, auto dealership owner

Stanley H. Wilkins, who owned and operated several area automobile dealerships and a yacht brokerage, died Thursday from complications of pneumonia at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. He was 80.

A longtime Pikesville resident, Mr. Wilkins established Wilkins Buick on Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie in 1969.

The business is now operated by his son, Maury Wilkins of Pikesville.

A born salesman, Mr. Wilkins worked in the 1940s in I. Wilkins, his family's Mount Airy clothing store.

In 1949, he and a cousin established Wilfax Motors in Ellicott City, which sold Chryslers and Dodges.

Several years later, he opened Hoffman Green Motors and sold cars in a converted Baltimore Transit Co. streetcar barn on Belvedere Avenue.

He later founded Wilkins Yacht Sales, a Hatteras yacht brokerage, on the South River near Annapolis, which he closed in 1996.

Born in Baltimore and reared in Mount Airy, he was a graduate of Carroll County public schools. He earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Baltimore in 1942. He was married in 1943 to Pnina Laikin, who survives him.

Semiretired since 1985, Mr. Wilkins enjoyed sailing his 72-foot yacht, The Arrowhead.

He was a member of Ohed Shalom Congregation.

Services were held Friday.

In addition to his wife and son, Mr. Wilkins is survived by three daughters, Deborah K. Wilkins of Mount Washington, Abigail Wilkins of Annapolis and Sue Wilkins of Pikesville; a brother, Dr. Bernard Wilkins of Pikesville; and six grandchildren.

Yvonne E. Timmons, 56, telephone company clerk

Yvonne Ernestine Timmons, a retired telephone company employee, died Sunday at her Hamilton home of cancer. She was 56.

She retired in 1998 after 25 years with Bell Atlantic, where she was a clerk at the company's Inner Harbor building.

Born in Baltimore, Yvonne Ernestine Hunt was raised in South Baltimore. She attended public schools and studied business management at Sojourner Douglass College.

She was married to Jerry Timmons, a carpenter, who survives her.

Services were held yesterday at Knox Presbyterian Church.

She is also survived by two sons, Kenneth Johnson and Alonzo Johnson, both of Baltimore; a daughter, Wanda Hadra of Baltimore; her mother, Gertrude Smith of Baltimore; two brothers, Robert Smith and Delroy Smith, both of Baltimore; two sisters, Shirley Ratliff and Gertrude Smith, both of Baltimore; and seven grandchildren.

Tony C. Barnes, 42, welder, church member

Tony C. Barnes, a welder and West Baltimore resident, died Thursday of respiratory failure at Garden View Nursing Home in Irvington. He was 42.

For the past two years, Mr. Barnes was a welder at Sharp Steel Erectors in Harwood, a steel fabricating firm in Annapolis.

Born and reared in Northwest Baltimore, he was a 1976 graduate of Frederick Douglass High School.

He began working as a welder in 1976 at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point plant and continued working there until 1999, when he joined Sharp Steel Erectors.

He liked working around his home and was a member of Evergreen African Methodist Episcopal Church.

He was married in 1996 to Valerie P. Smith, who survives him.

Services will be held at 4 p.m. today at Gary P. March Funeral Home, 270 Fredhilton Pass in Baltimore.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Barnes is survived by his father, James Barnes; three brothers, Sterling Barnes, Alvin Barnes and David Barnes; three sisters, Leonia Barnes, Sedonia Sitzhugh and Joy Barnes; and a stepson, Darnell Stewart. All are of Baltimore.

Mary Lee Koerber, 73, Budeke's Paints official

Mary Lee Koerber, a former official of Budeke's Paints Inc. in Baltimore, died Monday of respiratory failure at Hope Hospice in Fort Myers, Fla. She was 73.

Mrs. Koerber had residences in Homeland and on Sanibel Island, Fla.

For more than 20 years, she was corporate secretary and a director of Budeke's Paints Inc., a paint-supply company. The business was founded in Fells Point in 1868 by her great-grandfather, George H. Budeke.

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