December 19, 2008
In the latest edition of In the Womb, viewers are taken this weekend for a prenatal sneak peek at identical twins. Born from the same single fertilized egg, identical twins not surprisingly retain a similar physical appearance as they grow up. But this National Geographic Channel special explains that the influences of genes reach beyond physical appearance, affecting personalities, sexual preferences and other characteristics. But despite the similarities that can bond these twins throughout their lives, they are not a 100 percent genetic match.
January 26, 2007
On January 23, 2007, WILLIAM E. JAMES; beloved husband of Kimberly (nee Cagle); devoted father of K.C., Will and Ashley James; loving step-father of Shannon and Sara Michael; loving son of Frank and Linda James; loving brother of Frank James, IV; dear son in-law of Terry Cagle. Also survived by many loving family members. A memorial service will be held, Saturday, 3:30 P.M. at the Connelly Funeral Home of Essex, 300 Mace Avenue. Family will receive friends, Saturday, between the hours of 3 and 5 P.M. Interment Private.
September 13, 2005
On September 10, 2005; JAMES WILLIAM JOHNSON A.K.A. "Bucky". He is survived by parents Melvin and Judith Johnson; two sisters, Judith Johnson, Sharon Jacob and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. On Wednesday friends may call at INTEGRITY FUNERAL SERVICES, 119-121 S. Stricker St. from 3 to 5 P.M. and 7 to 9 P.M. On Thursday, the family will receive friends from 10:30 to 11 A.M., with services to follow. Inquiries to 410-566-5500.
July 28, 2005
James William Nicolay, a retired civil engineer and expert marksman, died of Parkinson's disease Tuesday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The longtime Woodlawn resident was 78. Mr. Nicolay was born in Baltimore and raised in Walbrook. After graduating from Polytechnic Institute in 1945, he enlisted in the Navy and served aboard a minesweeper in the Pacific during the waning days of World War II. He was a seaman first class at the time of his discharge in 1946. He earned a degree in civil engineering in 1950 from the University of Maryland, College Park and began his career as a draftsman with Sandlass and Wieman, an engineering company.
April 17, 2005
On April 15, 2005, JAMES WILLIAM KNISLEY, JR., beloved husband of Penny Knisley; father of James "Soc" Knisley III, Jeff "Bones" Knisley and Jennifer Loveless; brother of Ruth Grimes, Diana Herb, Bonita Mickley and Thomas Knisley. Also survived by ten grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to call Monday, April 18, 2005 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. at Donaldson Funeral Home, P.A., where funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 19, 2005, at 11 A.M. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA, 23058.