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July 12, 2009
On July 6, 2009 VELMA, beloved is sister of Dorothy Sydnor. Also survived by other relatives and friends. friends may call at the Estep Brothers Funeral home, 1300 Eutaw Place on Monday 1 P.M. until 7:30 P.M. Family will receive friends on Tuesday 11 A.M. until 11:30 A.M. at the Enon Baptist Church, Edmondson avenue and Schroeder Street funeral service to follow. Services will continue on Wednesday at the Shiloh Baptist Church, Reedsville, VA. Interment Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | September 17, 2009
Bertha I. Dix, a homemaker and longtime member of Enon Baptist Church who became a role model for her children while working for racial harmony in her West Baltimore neighborhood, died of a heart attack Sept. 9 in the West Fayette Street home where she had lived for more than 50 years. She was 89. Bertha Iola Andrews, the daughter of a stevedore and a housekeeper, was born in Baltimore and raised on West Saratoga Street. After graduating from Douglass High School in 1938, she attended what is now Morgan State University on a scholarship for several years before dropping out to help support her family.
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September 27, 2004
On September 25, 2004, CHARLOTTEELIZABETH, of Westminster; devoted wife of Joseph Tyler; beloved mother of Jo Ann Clarke, Ronald Tyler, Gary Tyler, Janet Shimek, Bruce Tyler and John Tyler; sister of the late George and James Dimick. Also survived by six grandchildren and one great granddaughter. Funeral service from St. Mary's Lutheran Church, 1436 E. Mayberry Rd., Westminster on Tuesday 11 AM. Interment in Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the Fletcher Funeral Home, 254 E. Main St., Westminster on Monday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM.tember 21, 2004, NELLIE H. WILLIAMS, died of heart failure at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
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July 12, 2009
On July 6, 2009 VELMA, beloved is sister of Dorothy Sydnor. Also survived by other relatives and friends. friends may call at the Estep Brothers Funeral home, 1300 Eutaw Place on Monday 1 P.M. until 7:30 P.M. Family will receive friends on Tuesday 11 A.M. until 11:30 A.M. at the Enon Baptist Church, Edmondson avenue and Schroeder Street funeral service to follow. Services will continue on Wednesday at the Shiloh Baptist Church, Reedsville, VA. Interment Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | November 7, 2002
The Rev. Madeline F. Miller, a retired Baltimore public schools educator and associate pastor of Enon Baptist Church, died of lung cancer Friday at Union Memorial Hospital. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 71. Miss Miller was born in Richmond, Va., and moved with her family to Baltimore, where she graduated from Frederick Douglass High School in 1945. She returned to her education after raising a daughter, earning an associate's degree from what is now Baltimore City Community College in 1972.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | August 24, 1998
Ethel L. Raines-Wise, a longtime city elementary school teacher and supervisor, died Thursday of a heart attack at her West Baltimore home. She was 85.Born in Chimney Rock, N.C., the oldest of 11 children, the former Ethel Logan moved to Baltimore to continue her education at Douglass High School and the former Morgan State College."
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By Norris P. West and Norris P. West,Staff Writer | July 12, 1993
The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson visited a West Baltimore church yesterday to whip up support for his All-Star Game protest tomorrow and to drive home his message that racism in professional baseball is a symptom of broader problems in the United States.Mr. Jackson said baseball has failed, after seven months of discussion, to implement an affirmative action plan that sets goals and timetables for minority hiring.He said the federal government's failure to require such a plan is an indication that both major political parties have retreated on civil rights, a trend he said began 12 years ago with the Reagan administration.
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By John Rivera and John Rivera,SUN STAFF | October 18, 1996
A group of politicians and religious and community leaders, meeting last night in a West Baltimore church, expressed concern over the crack cocaine epidemic in the inner city and outrage over the possibility that it may have been fueled by drug traffickers with links to the CIA.The list of Maryland civic leaders calling on Congress to hold public hearings on the allegations continued to grow, with Archbishop William H. Keeler joining a group that includes Mayor...
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By Robert Hilson Jr. and Robert Hilson Jr.,SUN STAFF | June 25, 1996
The Rev. James Edward Thomas had a simple way of communicating with troubled youths at the Oak Hill center in Laurel. He would sit them down, look them straight in the eye and listen to them."
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By Frank P.L. Somerville and Frank P.L. Somerville,Sun Staff Writer | January 18, 1995
The new head of an interfaith social-action organization told an audience including the mayor, police commissioner and City Council members last night that Baltimore "is in the midst of a war" and it cannot rebuild itself "without securing a cease-fire."At a rousing ecumenical service installing him as president of the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, the Rev. Arnold W. Howard declared that politicians, educators, police, business leaders and economists cannot save the inner city unless the churches are at the center of the effort.
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September 27, 2004
On September 25, 2004, CHARLOTTEELIZABETH, of Westminster; devoted wife of Joseph Tyler; beloved mother of Jo Ann Clarke, Ronald Tyler, Gary Tyler, Janet Shimek, Bruce Tyler and John Tyler; sister of the late George and James Dimick. Also survived by six grandchildren and one great granddaughter. Funeral service from St. Mary's Lutheran Church, 1436 E. Mayberry Rd., Westminster on Tuesday 11 AM. Interment in Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the Fletcher Funeral Home, 254 E. Main St., Westminster on Monday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM.tember 21, 2004, NELLIE H. WILLIAMS, died of heart failure at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | November 7, 2002
The Rev. Madeline F. Miller, a retired Baltimore public schools educator and associate pastor of Enon Baptist Church, died of lung cancer Friday at Union Memorial Hospital. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 71. Miss Miller was born in Richmond, Va., and moved with her family to Baltimore, where she graduated from Frederick Douglass High School in 1945. She returned to her education after raising a daughter, earning an associate's degree from what is now Baltimore City Community College in 1972.
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August 8, 2000
Susie E. Crawley, 93, church club founder Susie E. Crawley, a Baltimore homemaker who was active in the affairs of Enon Baptist Church, died Thursday of heart failure at St. Agnes HealthCare. She was 93. The longtime North Ellamont Street resident had been a member of Enon Baptist Church at 624 N. Schroeder St. in West Baltimore since 1944. She was a founder of the church's Mothers Club and later its secretary. She also had served as the group's financial secretary and was a member of the Deaconess Board.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | June 16, 1999
Alice Elizabeth Matthews, a Baltimore public school teacher for 27 years and an active churchwoman, died Friday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at home in Glen Burnie. She was 91.Her entire teaching career was spent with first- and second-graders at Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary School in the 1200 block of Argyle Ave. in West Baltimore.In retirement, she had a second career -- she was the grandmother of Damon Evans, who starred in the television comedy "The Jeffersons." She traveled around the country and the world to see her grandson -- now an opera tenor -- perform in roles in "Carmen Jones" and "Porgy and Bess."
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By John Rivera and John Rivera,SUN STAFF | November 21, 1998
A group of Marylanders who belong to the National Baptist Convention USA, the nation's largest African-American church denomination, has formed a coalition to back a rival candidate to the convention's embattled president, the Rev. Henry J. Lyons.The committee of prominent ministers and lay people supports the Rev. W. Franklyn Richardson of Mount Vernon, N.Y., who is among a half dozen candidates who will be running against Lyons when representatives of the 8.2-million-member convention meet in September in Tampa, Fla.Lyons, 56, of St. Petersburg, Fla., is running for re-election despite having been indicted on federal and state charges that include racketeering, grand theft and extortion involving the misuse of church funds.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | August 24, 1998
Ethel L. Raines-Wise, a longtime city elementary school teacher and supervisor, died Thursday of a heart attack at her West Baltimore home. She was 85.Born in Chimney Rock, N.C., the oldest of 11 children, the former Ethel Logan moved to Baltimore to continue her education at Douglass High School and the former Morgan State College."
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | June 16, 1999
Alice Elizabeth Matthews, a Baltimore public school teacher for 27 years and an active churchwoman, died Friday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at home in Glen Burnie. She was 91.Her entire teaching career was spent with first- and second-graders at Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary School in the 1200 block of Argyle Ave. in West Baltimore.In retirement, she had a second career -- she was the grandmother of Damon Evans, who starred in the television comedy "The Jeffersons." She traveled around the country and the world to see her grandson -- now an opera tenor -- perform in roles in "Carmen Jones" and "Porgy and Bess."
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August 8, 2000
Susie E. Crawley, 93, church club founder Susie E. Crawley, a Baltimore homemaker who was active in the affairs of Enon Baptist Church, died Thursday of heart failure at St. Agnes HealthCare. She was 93. The longtime North Ellamont Street resident had been a member of Enon Baptist Church at 624 N. Schroeder St. in West Baltimore since 1944. She was a founder of the church's Mothers Club and later its secretary. She also had served as the group's financial secretary and was a member of the Deaconess Board.
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By GREGORY KANE | October 19, 1996
In the basement of West Baltimore's Enon Baptist Church, Del. Clarence Davis gave an indication of how he earned the nickname "Tiger."His voice thundered as he delivered a brief oration on what to do about America's drug crisis. Waving off a microphone extended by the Rev. Willie Ray, Davis told the audience that he had never had any trouble being heard."We've got to go out and reclaim our children and stop waiting for some government or some social worker to do it," Davis proclaimed Thursday night.
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By John Rivera and John Rivera,SUN STAFF | October 18, 1996
A group of politicians and religious and community leaders, meeting last night in a West Baltimore church, expressed concern over the crack cocaine epidemic in the inner city and outrage over the possibility that it may have been fueled by drug traffickers with links to the CIA.The list of Maryland civic leaders calling on Congress to hold public hearings on the allegations continued to grow, with Archbishop William H. Keeler joining a group that includes Mayor...
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