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July 1, 2003
On June 27, 2003 VIOLA FERGUSON of Baltimore, MD. She is survived by one daughter, two sons, four grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two sisters, four brothers, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the Estep Brothers Funeral Home, P.A., 1300 Eutaw Place, Tuesday from 11 A. M to 8 P.M. At 9 A.M. Wednesday, Mrs Ferguson will rest at Providence Baptist Church, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. Family will receive friends from 10 to 10:30 A.M., funeral to follow.
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October 23, 2003
Ellie S. Campbell, a homemaker and avid duckpin bowler, died of pneumonia yesterday at North Arundel Hospital. She was 88, and had resided for half a century in Dundalk before moving to a daughter's Pasadena home three years ago. Ellie Spurlin was born and raised in Clayton County, Ala., and left school after the eighth grade to help support her family. In 1943, she married Merrit C. Campbell, and settled in Baltimore in 1946. Mr. Campbell, a Bethlehem Steel Corp. steelworker, died in 1988.
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NEWS
October 9, 1999
John Franklin Kiser Jr., a Baltimore native and retired cinematographer whose film career included work on "The Godfather," died Oct. 2 of cancer at his Accomac, Va. farm. He was 64.Reared in Roland Park, Mr. Kiser attended St. Paul's School for Boys and West Nottingham Academy in Rising Sun. He later attended the Maryland Institute, College of Art.His career as a cameraman began with the 1966 Joanne Woodward and Sean Connery film, "A Fine Madness." He later worked on "Paint Your Wagon," "Camelot," "Ice Station Zebra" and "The Fisher King," as well as "The Godfather."
NEWS
July 1, 2003
On June 27, 2003 VIOLA FERGUSON of Baltimore, MD. She is survived by one daughter, two sons, four grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two sisters, four brothers, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the Estep Brothers Funeral Home, P.A., 1300 Eutaw Place, Tuesday from 11 A. M to 8 P.M. At 9 A.M. Wednesday, Mrs Ferguson will rest at Providence Baptist Church, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. Family will receive friends from 10 to 10:30 A.M., funeral to follow.
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By Chris Guy and Chris Guy,SUN STAFF | July 12, 2000
David Marshall is 36, and he's already spent two decades at one of the hardest, dirtiest jobs in the poultry industry - catching panicked chickens and cramming them into cages to be hauled to Delmarva processing plants. Right now, says Marshall, who has caught millions of the birds at farms across the peninsula, things have never looked better for him and 120 or so catchers who work for home-grown industry giant Perdue Farms Inc. Years of court fights and union rallies - aided by a coalition of labor, environmental and legal aid groups that have targeted the Eastern Shore's largest industry - have paid off in recent months with long-sought overtime pay, employee benefits and a new union.
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By HELEN CHAPPELL | November 10, 1993
Oysterback, Maryland. -- I was up on the counter chalking up the White Meatloaf Special on the blackboard the other day when I heard the clang of 15 pounds of gold jewelry and Litey Clash walked in.Now, no matter what people may say, I, Desiree Grinch, proprietor of the Blue Crab Tavern (****, Guide Michelin) have nothing against Litey, or that watering hole he chairs down in Wingo, Virginia, the Dew Drop Inn. If someone wants a crabcake about the size of a baby's fist deep fried in a hogshead of grease and served with a side of vegetables boiled until they're olive drab, I almost always recommend the Dew Drop.
NEWS
October 23, 2003
Ellie S. Campbell, a homemaker and avid duckpin bowler, died of pneumonia yesterday at North Arundel Hospital. She was 88, and had resided for half a century in Dundalk before moving to a daughter's Pasadena home three years ago. Ellie Spurlin was born and raised in Clayton County, Ala., and left school after the eighth grade to help support her family. In 1943, she married Merrit C. Campbell, and settled in Baltimore in 1946. Mr. Campbell, a Bethlehem Steel Corp. steelworker, died in 1988.
NEWS
August 20, 1991
Albert T. Brown, a truck driver for many years, died Saturday of cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 61 and lived on Americana Circle in Glen Burnie.Services for Mr. Brown were being held today at the Frampton-Hawkins-Eskow Funeral Home in Federalsburg.Most recently, he drove trucks for American Tank Transport Inc. in Elkridge for eight years.Mr. Brown was a native of Accomac County on the eastern shore of Virginia.He is survived by his wife of 23 years, the former Joyce Lee English; two daughters, Vickie Lee Brown and Donna Lynn Brown, both of Glen Burnie; his mother, Mary Potts Brown Belote of Glen Burnie; two brothers, Francis Brown of Phoenix, Ariz.
NEWS
September 10, 2005
On September 7, 2005, CHRISTOPHER TODD FINCH, of Accomac, VA., formerly of Baltimore, MD. He was a contractor and a member of Pocomoke Catholic Church. Son of Janet Prato Finch Bahel and Stanley Charles Finch, step-son of Harry Bahel. Also survived by step-sisters Diane Tuna of Baltimore, MD and Deborah Delacy of New Jersey, brothers Stanley Finch of Harford Co., MD, Stephen Edward Finch of Lakeworth, Fl and David William Finch of West Palm Beach, FL, several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at Fox Funeral Home on Saturday, September 10, 2005 at 3 P.M. Visitation Friday, September 9, 2005 from 7 to 9 P.M. and Saturday, September 10, 2005 from 2 to 3 P.M. at Fox Funeral Home, Temperanceville, VA. Minister Rev. Ron Lanman, officiating.
NEWS
May 7, 1992
Virginia A. Manning, a retired Baltimore educator, died Saturday after a heart attack at the home of her daughter in South Plainfield, N.J., where she had lived for about a year. She was 84.A requiem Mass for Mrs. Manning was being offered today at St. James Episcopal Church, Lafayette and Arlington avenues.She retired in 1971 as head of special education at Woodbourne Junior High School. She taught there and at the old Alicia Crossland Junior High School for about 15 years.The former Virginia Ashby was born in Accomac, Va., and grew up in Baltimore.
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By Chris Guy and Chris Guy,SUN STAFF | July 12, 2000
David Marshall is 36, and he's already spent two decades at one of the hardest, dirtiest jobs in the poultry industry - catching panicked chickens and cramming them into cages to be hauled to Delmarva processing plants. Right now, says Marshall, who has caught millions of the birds at farms across the peninsula, things have never looked better for him and 120 or so catchers who work for home-grown industry giant Perdue Farms Inc. Years of court fights and union rallies - aided by a coalition of labor, environmental and legal aid groups that have targeted the Eastern Shore's largest industry - have paid off in recent months with long-sought overtime pay, employee benefits and a new union.
NEWS
October 9, 1999
John Franklin Kiser Jr., a Baltimore native and retired cinematographer whose film career included work on "The Godfather," died Oct. 2 of cancer at his Accomac, Va. farm. He was 64.Reared in Roland Park, Mr. Kiser attended St. Paul's School for Boys and West Nottingham Academy in Rising Sun. He later attended the Maryland Institute, College of Art.His career as a cameraman began with the 1966 Joanne Woodward and Sean Connery film, "A Fine Madness." He later worked on "Paint Your Wagon," "Camelot," "Ice Station Zebra" and "The Fisher King," as well as "The Godfather."
NEWS
By HELEN CHAPPELL | November 10, 1993
Oysterback, Maryland. -- I was up on the counter chalking up the White Meatloaf Special on the blackboard the other day when I heard the clang of 15 pounds of gold jewelry and Litey Clash walked in.Now, no matter what people may say, I, Desiree Grinch, proprietor of the Blue Crab Tavern (****, Guide Michelin) have nothing against Litey, or that watering hole he chairs down in Wingo, Virginia, the Dew Drop Inn. If someone wants a crabcake about the size of a baby's fist deep fried in a hogshead of grease and served with a side of vegetables boiled until they're olive drab, I almost always recommend the Dew Drop.
NEWS
May 14, 2000
Frank W. Robinson, 87, insurance executive Frank W. Robinson, a retired insurance executive and longtime volunteer, died Thursday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 87. Mr. Robinson worked for Maury, Donnelly & Parr, a Baltimore insurance firm, for 49 years. He began as an office boy and retired in 1978 as a vice president. Born in Baltimore, Mr. Robinson was raised in his early years in Accomac County, Virginia. His family later moved back to Baltimore, and he graduated from City College.
FEATURES
By Darryl E. Owens and Darryl E. Owens,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | January 21, 2002
After two years of dogged research, Emily Tilley could only shake her head and the fading papers in her hands as though she expected to shake free the necessary clue to propel her search. Nothing fell to earth. It was 1988, and the Baltimore woman ran her fingers through the duplicate manifests, marriage licenses and court records she'd collected in binders over the years. Then she turned to confront the musty records that mocked her from the table inside the Eastern Shore Room of the Eastern Shore Public Library in Accomac, Va. Praying to pry loose something she had missed, she re-examined the evidence: Census records.
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