December 23, 2001
Inaction, not fate, led to Blandair situation A brief response to Byron C. Hall, Jr.'s letter ("Coming to the defense of Nancy Smith, Blandair," Dec. 16). The bottom line is that Nancy Smith had a minimum of 18 years to execute a will and, had she done so, this would be a non-issue. But despite numerous attorneys, plus advice from friends, she died without a will. The rock bottom reason for Blandair Farm not being "protected" is Nancy Smith's failure to take legally binding action to ensure her views were enforceable after her death.
November 15, 1998
If Elizabeth C. "Nancy" Smith -- longtime owner of the 300-acre Smith farm, the "crown jewel" of Columbia -- had lived to see the intruders filing yesterday past the orange "KEEP OUT" signs posted prominently around her Howard County property, she would have had strict orders for her caretaker."
June 26, 2003
On Wednesday, June 25, 2003, CECIL I. SMITH, 85. Beloved husband of Irene (Kurt) Smith; devoted father of Nancy Smith, Columbia, MD and Gerald Smith, Toronto, Canada and three grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the Witzke Funeral Homes, Inc., 5555 Twin Knolls Road, Columbia, MD 21045 on Friday, June 27, 2003 from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M., where services will be held at 10 A.M., Saturday. Burial will be in the Moreland Memorial Park. Arrangements by Witzke Funeral Homes, Inc., Columbia, MD 410-992-9090.
June 30, 2003
On Friday June 27, 2003 DOUGLAS A. SMITH beloved husband of Nancy Smith, brother of Lyndia Owens. Friends may call on Monday and Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. at the Stallings Funeral Home P.A., 3111 Mountain Rd, Pasadena, where funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 8 P.M. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to SPCA of AA County, 1815 Bay Ridge Ave., Ann., MD 21403 or Chesapeake Bay Foundation, 6 Herndon Ave., Ann., MD 21403.
October 29, 1992
Ryland's third quarter was buoyed by the growing strength of its mortgage business, said Nancy Smith, a company spokeswoman."Growth of the mortgage company was stimulated by a higher level of refinancing," Ms. Smith said. Refinancing activity has been strong throughout the first three quarters.In terms of its homebuilding business, the core of the company, Ryland continues to face problems, Ms. Smith said, especially in California.Three months ended 9/30/92.. ..........Revenue. ......... Net..
April 18, 2009
On April 17, 2009, HERMAN ARTHUR "Art" SMITH, JR.; of Fallston, United States Navy Veteran; beloved husband of June Smith (nee Cusimano); and preceded in death by his first wife, Ethel Bachmann; devoted father of Janice Proctor, Craig and Nancy Smith, Jim and Myong Suk Struder, Bruce and Wendy Smith, David and Rachele Smith, Paul and Katrina Smith; loving grandfather of 15 grandchildren; dear brother of Joan Russell. Family and friends will honor Art's life at the family-owned Evans Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services-Parkville, 8800 Harford Road on Sunday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M and Monday 10 to 11 A.M at Calvary Lutheran Church, 2625 E. Northern Parkway, funeral service to follow.