January 19, 2008
Melvin Charles "Mel" Jones, a former Bethlehem Steel Corp. manager and volunteer, died of heart failure Jan. 12 at Dove House Hospice in Westminster. The former Rosedale resident was 90. Mr. Jones was born in Canton and moved with his family in 1925 to eastern Baltimore County. He was a 1934 graduate of Kenwood High School and later earned an associate's degree from the former Essex Community College. He worked at Sparrows Point until enlisting in the Army in 1940, and spent the early war years touring the nation with the U.S. Savings Bonds Military Show, which urged Americans to buy war bonds.
April 19, 1999
Charles Edward "Eddie" Jones, a noted Baltimore real estate and business lawyer and retired partner in the law firm of Gallagher, Evelius & Jones, died of cancer Friday at Stella Maris Nursing Care Center in Timonium. He was 90.During a career that spanned seven decades, he provided counsel to four Baltimore archbishops and many Baltimore business leaders, including homebuilder Henry J. Knott Sr.He also supported a wide range of archdiocesan causes, including funding for the portraits of Archbishop William D. Borders and Cardinal William H. Keeler that hang in the cardinal's residence in Baltimore and refurbishing a Vatican apartment suite in memory of Cardinal Lawrence Shehan.
April 19, 1991
BASEBALL American League * Boston Red Sox -- Signed Steve Lyons (infielder) to a one-year contract. Placed Randy Kutcher (outfielder) on waivers.BASKETBALL (NBA) * Washington Bullets -- Placed Charles Jones (center) on the injured list. Signed Larry Robinson (guard).FOOTBALL (NFL) * New Orleans Saints -- Announced the retirement of Brad Edelman (guard).
May 27, 2007
On May 24, 2007, PEARL LEE; devoted mother of Alene Wright. She is also survived by grandson Lloyd Wright and son in-law, Charles Jones. Friends may call at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST INC., 4300 Wabash Avenue, on Monday after 1 P.M., where the family will receive friends on Tuesday, at 11:30 A.M., followed by funeral service at 12 Noon.
February 6, 1994
BasketballNBA -- Suspended Dallas Mavericks F Randy White without pay for one game and fined him $7,500 for throwing punches at Los Angeles Lakers C Vlade Divac in a game Friday night. White will sit out tonight's game against the Nuggets in Denver.Detroit Pistons -- Activated C Olden Polynice. Waived former Washington Bullets F-C Charles Jones.CollegePace -- Named Ed Lusardi football coach.Pittsburgh -- Announced the resignation of linebacker coach John Russell.Texas Tech -- Named John Goodner assistant defensive football coach.
June 21, 2006
On June 7, 2006, DOLLY VIRGINIABRYANT (nee Jones); beloved wife of the late Daniel Bryant; devoted daughter of the late Perlie and Berma Jones. She is survived by a brother, Charles Jones. Another brother, Benjamin, preceded her in death. She is also survived by two sister-in-laws, three nieces, one great-niece, one great-nephew and two great-great-nieces. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 22, 12 noon, New Shiloh Baptist Church, 105 East Avenue, Turner Station.
December 14, 2008
On December 11, 2008, MARY E. (nee Schaeffer); beloved wife of the late Charles R. Jones Sr.; loving mother of Shirley Hollar, Charles R. Jones Jr., Patricia A. Jones and James E. Jones; devoted sister of Margaret White and Thomas Schaeffer. Also survived by seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Lassahn Funeral Home Inc., 7401 Belair Road, on Tuesday at 10 AM. Interment Parkwood Cemetery. Friends may call on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM.
December 14, 2004
On December 10, 2004, CHARLES SR., devoted husband of Yvonne Jones, devoted father of La Shay Cole, Sharnee Jones and Charles Jones Jr; he is also survived by six grandchildren; his mother Dorothy Jones; sisters Janice Jones, Bernita Jones-Booker, Anita Jones-Moore and Michael Jones, and other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME EAST, 1101 E. North Ave., where the family will receive friends on Wednesday at 6 P.M. Funeral Services will follow at 6:30 P.M. www.marchfh.
April 4, 1998
BasketballNBA: Named Hornets' Bobby Phills, Knicks' Allan Houston, Spurs' Avery Johnson and SuperSonics' Hersey Hawkins divisional winners for the NBA Sportsman Award.Raptors: Suspended C Oliver Miller without pay one game for conduct detrimental to team.Rockets: Activated F Joe Stephens and C Charles Jones.76ers: Placed G Brian Shaw (plantar fasciaitis of right heel and avulsion fracture of heel bone) on injured list. Activated F Kebu Stewart.CollegeJacksonville State: Named Mark Turgeon men's basketball coach.