December 11, 2009
Marie Betsy Smith, an active member of Waters African Methodist Episcopal Church and its choir, which she enriched for many years with her distinctive contralto, died of cancer Dec. 4 at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. She was 80. Marie Betsy Franklin, who was born into a musical family, was raised in East Baltimore. She learned to play piano at an early age and after graduating from Dunbar High School in 1948, attended the Baltimore Institute of Music and Art on a scholarship.
July 8, 2009
On July 3, 2009, CHARLIE L. WHELCHEL; beloved husband of Aurelia Whelchel; devoted father of Dana J. Whelchel; loving brother of Betty Hubbard, Barbara Freeman, Jean Tolson, Janice Whelchel, Tommie Whelchel and Carlton Whelchel. He is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends. On Thursday, friends may call at VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES (RANDALLSTOWN), 8728 Liberty Road from 4 to 8 P.M. On Friday, services for Mr. Whelchel will be held at Union Bethel AME church, 8615 Church Lane, where the family will receive friends 10 to 11 A.M with services to follow.
February 16, 2009
Baltimore native, Army Sgt. Demond A. Johnson A memorial service will be held at Bethel AME Church, where he was a long time member. The funeral service was held with full military honors on Friday, February 13, in St. Luke AME Church. Fayetteville. Graveside services followed in Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery in Spring Lake. A memorial service will be held at Bethel AME Church, where he was a long time member, Tuesday, February 17th family hour at 10:30 A.M. followed by memorial at 11 A.M. Dr. Frank M. Reid, III is the pastor.
December 11, 2008
On December 8, 2008, CAROLYN D. There will be no viewing of remains. A Memorial Service will be held at Union Bethel AME Church, 8615 Church Lane, Friday 7:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mrs. Beck's name to Union Bethel AME Church Christian Academy. Arrangements by Chatman Harris Funeral Home.
February 5, 2007
Joseph Carrington Howard, who grew up as a member of Payne Memorial A.M.E. Church and later served as a deacon there, died of a heart attack Monday in Washington. He was 83. Mr. Harrington was raised in Northwest Baltimore and graduated from Frederick Douglass Senior High School in 1941. After receiving a bachelor's degree in sociology and romance languages from Howard University, he graduated cum laude from its School of Religion. He later earned a doctorate from Syracuse University. At the University of Baltimore he taught religion and served as assistant to the president in the early 1970s.
July 13, 2005
On July 8, 2005 CHARLES EDWARDFriends may call at the CHATMAN-HARRIS FUNERAL HOME, 5240 Reisterstown Road, Wednesday 12 to 3 P.M. and at the Mount Calvary AME Church, 300 Eudowood Ln., Towson MD where the family will be present Wednesday 4 to 7 P.M. The family will receive friends at the above mentioned church Thursday 10 A.M. Funeral service will begin 10:30 A.M. Interment Meadowridge Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Mount Calvary AME Church Building Fund.