December 7, 2009
Nancy K. Holden, a retired legal librarian and world traveler, died of cancer Nov. 17 at her East Lake Avenue home. She was 80. Nancy Somerville King was born in Garden City, N.Y., and raised in Jamestown, N.Y., and Mayville, N.Y. After graduating from Randolph-Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg, Va., in 1951 with a bachelor's degree in psychology, Ms. Holden moved to Baltimore and worked as a laboratory assistant and secretary to the chief...
November 8, 2009
On Tuesday, November 3, 2009, BETTY M. HARRELL-HOLDEN, daughter of the late Robert W. Campbell and Annie L. Campbell. Memorial service scheduled November 9, 2009, 11:00 A.M. at the James A. Morton Funeral Home, 1701 Laurens Street, Baltimore, MD 21207.
January 7, 2007
on December 22, 2006, ADELE V. HOLDEN, cherished sister of Elroy S. Holden, Sr., and Elizabeth Marie Holden. The family will greet friends on Tuesday, January 9, 2007 at Madison Ave. Presbyterian Church, 2110 Madison Avenue, from 11:30 A.M. until 12 Noon, when a MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held.
December 28, 2006
Adele V. Holden, a retired English teacher and poet whose memoirs of her Eastern Shore childhood were published in 2000, died of cancer Friday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Guilford resident was 87. She recalled in the book Down on the Shore: The Family and Place that Forged a Poet's Voice growing up in racially segregated 1920s and 1930s Pocomoke City, where her father was an auto mechanic and promised his children they would get a proper high school education. Her father persuaded Worcester County officials to add a 10th-grade teacher for black students and later drove his daughter 20 miles to Snow Hill High School, where she graduated in 1936.