November 14, 2003
On October 9, 2003, DR. CARVILLE V. EARLE, of Baton Rouge, LA., formerly of Catonsville. Loving husband of Mary Lou Earle (nee Curlett). Loving son of Doris and the late Carville R. Earle of Catonsville, Md. Devoted father of Richard and wife Jennifer, James and wife Heather, Randy and wife Stephanie and Elizabeth Earle. Also survived by a brother, Jerry Earle and his wife Kathy and 10 grandchildren. Dr. Earle, a historical geographer was a former professor at UMBC, Balto County, Md. He also taught at Miami of Ohio and Louisiana State University.
May 27, 2004
On May 26, 2004 JACK W.; beloved son of the late George W. and A. Rhea Davis; loving brother of Peggy D. Hiss of Towson; dear uncle of and Anne Carter of Monkton and Susie Thomas of Baton Rouge, LA. Also survived by three great nieces. Funeral Services and Interment private. Arrangements by Brian T. Chisholm Funeral Services of Dulaney Valley, P.A.
July 10, 2002
William Kenan Witherspoon, a lawyer who specialized in bankruptcy and taxation, died of cancer Sunday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care in Towson. He was 49 and lived in Roland Park. Born and raised in Baton Rouge, La., he was known as "Spoon." He earned a degree in accounting from Louisiana State University. He was a certified public accountant before earning a master's degree from Georgetown University Law Center. While in Washington, Mr. Witherspoon met his future wife, the former Heather Margaret Shettle, a Towson lawyer.
June 14, 2003
Winthrop P. Baker Jr., 72, a former president of Westinghouse Broadcasting and a broadcast pioneer in Maryland and elsewhere, has died. He was 72. Mr. Baker, who died June 7 at Norwalk Hospital in Connecticut, began his broadcasting career in Louisiana in 1954 as a director for WJNR-TV in New Orleans. He then worked as a producer for WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge and program director for KLFY-TV in Lafayette. In the 1960s, Baker worked at television stations in Maryland, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh before becoming general manager of WBZ-TV in Boston in 1968.
February 22, 1996
Michael Glover, 47, editor of the award-winning prison magazine the Angolite, died Monday after a heart attack at prison in Angola, La. He worked with ABC News on several documentaries, including the 20-minute report "In For Life" for ABC News' "Day One." He was serving a life sentence at Louisiana State Penitentiary for a murder committed during a holdup in Baton Rouge, La., in 1978.Rabbi Herbert C. Brichto, 71, a former dean of Hebrew Union College, died of cancer Monday in Cincinnati.
May 31, 1993
New Orleans. -- One can be perversely amused by the spectacle of corrupt Louisiana politics, but in truth there is little to laugh at. These rotten officials have destroyed the public school system, sold the state to gambling interests and created a cynical and fearful electorate that almost elected a Nazi to the U.S. Congress. We live in segregated and paranoid neighborhoods, armed to the teeth, where virulent racism is openly tolerated and encouraged. The middle-class suburbanite from Baton Rouge who shot Yoshi Hattori, the Japanese exchange student who mistakenly knocked at his door, was a typical white citizen of Baton Rouge.
September 21, 1991
BATON ROUGE -- Three Louisiana State football players involved in a bar fight Sunday will not dress for the Tigers' home opener against Vanderbilt today.Tailbacks Odell Beckham and James Jacquet and wide receiver Karl Hankton, a redshirt freshman, were arrested after a fight at the bar.Coach Curley Hallman said the disciplinary action remains in effect, and that the magnitude and length of that action will be determined by the information he continues to gather on the incident."When a decision is made, I want to make sure it is the right decision based on all of the facts," Hallman said.
August 24, 2005
Edward F. "Fitz" Marburger Jr., a pilot and former Pasadena resident, died in his sleep Aug. 17 at his home in St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. He was 74. Mr. Marburger was born in Salem, Ohio, and raised in Pottsville, Pa. He earned a bachelor's degree from Susquehanna University and during the 1950s served with the Navy's Seabees. He taught special-education students for several years in Middleburg, Pa., and was a flight instructor in New Cumberland, Pa., before coming to Pasadena in the 1970s and working as a home inspector.
May 24, 2007
Norma W. Bracy, a retired city schools librarian, died of congestive heart failure May 12 at Northwest Hospital Center. The Windsor Hills resident was 82. Born Norma Helen Worthy in Baton Rouge, La., she earned a bachelor's degree in health and physical education from Southern University and a master's degree in library science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She was a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. After working as a librarian in Milwaukee and Baton Rouge, she moved to Baltimore in 1957 and became an assistant librarian and cataloger at what is now Morgan State University.
August 1, 1993
Ed and Jackie Lanehart, retired and avid tenpin bowlers, are Ellicott City residents who do their league bowling at Brunswick Normandy and their tournament bowling wherever there's a tournament.During a recent seven-week period, Ed Lanehart played in tournaments in Tulsa, Okla.; Baton Rouge, La.; and Las Vegas, Nev. His wife joined him for the last two trips."Last year there were no Senior Olympics and the ABC Nationals were held in Cincinnati so that's where we went, and of course, the Hi Rollers in Vegas," he said.