November 9, 2004
James Franklin is in his second season as recruiting coordinator at Maryland. Franklin joined Coach Ralph Friedgen's staff in April 2000 as a wide receivers coach, a responsibility he still holds in the Terps' program. Franklin is responsible for recruiting from Pennsylvania, Florida, Maryland and Washington D.C. Editor's note: Due to NCAA regulations, Coach Franklin cannot comment on players who have not signed letters of intent with the university. Darrell, Baltimore: Going into this upcoming recruiting drive, what position do you think will be a top prority for you?
August 7, 2004
James Franklin Patton, a retired career Air Force officer who later worked for Westinghouse Electric Corp., died of pneumonia July 31 at a nursing home in Hendersonville, N.C. The former Annapolis resident was 82. Mr. Patton was born and raised in Asheville, N.C., where he graduated from Biltmore High School and was an Eagle Scout. In 1941, he enlisted in the Army Air Service where he was assigned as a flight engineer to the ferry command that delivered new planes to bases in North Africa, Europe and China.
June 3, 2004
On May 29, 2004, Robert Louis Evans III, 24, of Pasadena/ Lothian, Maryland He is survived by his parents Robert Jr. and Laurie Evans, two brothers De'Shawn and Christopher Evans, Daughter Andreah and Fiancee' Christina Straley. Grand parents Ella Franklin, Robert and Maybelle Evans. Aunts Sandy Chambliss, Mary Teixeira and Barbara Evans. Uncles William Savage, Howard Savage, Kenneth Savage, Edward Savage, James Franklin Jr. and Richard Franklin. Special friends Tyron Easton and Aaron Locke.
March 6, 2004
On March 4, 2004, LOUISE A. (nee Scolisky), beloved wife of Albert C. Franklin, dear stepmother of James Franklin and his wife Judy of Largo, FL., Deborah Hering and her husband Don, of Westminster. Dear sister of Mary Hash, Margaret Scolisky, Joseph Scolisky, Anna Stevens, Julie Damiloski, Jeanie Burger and the late Katherine Forti, Nick Scolisky and Helen Takas and a son Anthony Goeb. Also survived by five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk Inc., 7922 Wise Avenue on Sunday at 8 P.M. Interment private.
September 7, 2003
On September 4, 2003, GLADYS E. MANGER; beloved wife of the late Robert Manger; devoted sister of the late Clarence Franklin; loving sister-in-law of Ruth C. Franklin; cherished aunt of James Franklin and great-aunt of Diana Franklin. Friends may call at the family owned Evans Chapel of Memories - Parkville, Monday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Funeral Service will be held 11 A.M., Tuesday. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wesley Home, 2211 W. Rogers Avenue, Baltimore, 21209 or to Glen Meadows Foundation Benevolent Fund, 11630 Glen Arm Road, Glen Arm, 21057.
August 19, 2003
James Franklin Sifford, a retired Baltimore firefighter who stressed the value of an education and helped his children attain their academic goals, died of heart failure Wednesday at his Woodmoor home. He was 63. Mr. Sifford was born in Baltimore and raised near Druid Hill Park. After graduation from Douglass High School in 1959, he became a pediatric psychiatry aide at what is now University of Maryland Medical Center. He joined the city Fire Department in 1966 and spent more than 20 years as a firefighter and driver at Engine Co. 46 on Reisterstown Road.
April 10, 2003
On April 8, 2003, THERESA CECILIA FRANKLIN, loving wife of the late Albert Franklin; beloved mother of James Franklin, Edward Franklin and Andrew Franklin; caring sister of Margaret Bowen and Mary Helmstetter; remembered grandmother of nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The family will receive visitors at the Singleton Funeral Home P.A., 1 Second Ave, S.W., (at Crain Hwy) Glen Burnie, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. on Thursday and Friday. A Funeral Ceremony will be held on Saturday at 1 P.M. in the Funeral Home Chapel.