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By RASHOD D. OLLISON | March 8, 2007
The last person Patti Austin wanted to see was Judy Garland. It was the early '60s, and the singer-songwriter, a precocious 13-year-old at the time, was at the Newport Jazz Festival with her parents and godfather, the illustrious Quincy Jones. The bandleader-producer urged the girl to check out Garland's set. Reluctantly, she did, and the aspiring young artist was forever changed. "Her voice sounded like it had been dragged behind a truck for 20 miles on a rope," Austin says of the legendary Garland.
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NEWS
January 2, 2007
On December 26, 2006, JOHN F. GARLAND. Friends may call at the FAMILY OWNED MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST INC., 4300 Wabash Avenue on Wednesday after 3:00 P.M. where the family will receive friends on Thursday at 1:30 P.M. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 P.M.
NEWS
January 1, 2007
On December 27, 2006, MARIETTA NORTHERN LONG; devoted sister to Garland Johnson (Helen) and a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the FAMILY OWNED MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST, INC., 4300 Wabash Avenue on Tuesday after 8:30 A.M., where the family will receive friends on Wednesday at 11:30 followed by funeral service at 12 noon.
NEWS
December 11, 2006
On December 5, 2006, MARGUERITA CHILDS, beloved wife of Garland Childs, devoted mother of 8 children and devoted grandmother of 18 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday December 12, at St. Martin's Roman Catholic Church, wake 10 A.M., funeral 10:30 A.M. Viewing Monday at Phillips Funeral Home 1721 N. Monroe Street from 2 to 8 P.M.
NEWS
December 7, 2006
On December 5, 2006, GARLAND LLOYD HOBSON, SR., beloved husband of Dorothy "Dottie" L. Hobson; loving father of Michele Ottenberg, Susan Piniecki and Garland Hobson, Jr.; cherished grandfather of Geoffrey, Gregory, Julie, Ronnie, Misty, Brandon, Tyler, Mariah, Tiana, and Isaiah and cherished great-grandfather of Zoe; dear brother of Billie Campbell. Funeral service will be held at the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk, Inc., 7922 Wise Avenue, Thursday, 7 P.M. Friends may call Thursday, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Interment Saturday, Roselawn Memory Gardens.
NEWS
May 7, 2006
On May 3, 2006, RODNEY L. EVANS SR; beloved father of Rodney L. Evans, Jr., Michael Evans and Richard Evans; devoted son to Mr. and Mrs. Garland Evans and loving brother of Garland Jr., Joseph and Kim Evans. He leaves to mourn many other family members and friends. Friends may call at the MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST, INC., 4300 Wabash Avenue on Monday after 8:30 A.M., where the family will receive friends from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. Services will be held on Tuesday, at the New Shiloh Baptist Church, 105 East Ave, Turner Station at 10:30, with funeral to follow at 11 A.M. Interment following service at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.
NEWS
April 17, 2006
On March 30, 2006, ROBERT GARLAND SMITH, beloved husband of Sandra K. Smith (nee Knapp); loving father of Jeffrey W. and Mark A. Smith and Kimberly Marzullo; devoted grandfather of Zachary, Halie, Aaron and Mitchell. A Memorial Service will be held in the GBMC Hospital Chapel on Thursday, April 20 at 2:30 P.M. In lieu of flowers, Memorials in Mr. Smith's name may be made to the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care or the Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit of GBMC.
NEWS
March 23, 2006
On March 21, 2006, JAMES D. "CHIP" LAWSON, JR., of Millers, MD. Father of Nicholas and Hannah Lawson, son of J. David "Dave" Lawson, Sr., and Joan R. Lawson, brother of Judy Ann Garland, grandson of Edna M. Lawson. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 25, at 2 P.M. from J.J. Hartenstein Mortuary, Inc., 24 Second St., New Freedom, PA. Friends may call at the mortuary on Saturday from 12 noon to 2 P.M. Following cremation, interment will be at the convenience of the family.
NEWS
February 8, 2006
On February 3, 2006, GARLANDKINGSTON. Survived by former wife Ruth Lewis, two sons, Garland Kent Mc Guire and Zachary Epps, two daughters, Dorothea C. Mc Guire and Carla N. Gales, four brothers, Gaylord M., Glen W. Sr., Gaywood F. Jr., and Gillian L. Mc Guire and a host of other family and friends. Friends may call the WYLIE FUNERAL HOME, P.A. OF BALTIMORE COUNTY, 9200 Liberty Road, on Wednesday from 5 to 8 P.M. A Masonic Service will begin at 7 P.M. Services will be held Thursday at Epworth United Methodist Church, 3317 St. Lukes Lane, 11 A. M Wake, 11:30 A. M funeral.
SPORTS
December 29, 2005
Jon Garland might have signed a longer contract for more money next year. But that didn't matter to him. The Chicago White Sox pitcher agreed to a three-year, $29 million contract yesterday with the 2005 World Series champions and avoided salary arbitration. "I love the city," Garland, 26, said during a conference call with reporters. "It's where I wanted to play, where I wanted to be. And I'm happy to be there." The right-hander who was eligible to become a free agent after the 2006 season, will receive $7 million next year, $10 million in 2007 and $12 million in 2008, according to the White Sox. Chicago and its fans certainly do. He went 18-10 with a 3.50 ERA and led the American League with three shutouts last season with the White Sox. He threw three complete games and struck out 115 in 32 starts.
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