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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | March 4, 2009
The Rev. Wilburn S. Watson, whose career as pastor of Olivet Baptist Church spanned nearly 50 years, died Feb. 24 of complications from diabetes at Northwest Hospital Center. He was 80. Mr. Watson was born and raised in Baltimore and graduated in 1943 from Douglass High School. He earned his divinity degree from Morris College in Sumter, S.C. Mr. Watson was 17 when he began preaching. A self-taught pianist, he began incorporating piano and singing into his sermons at Canaan Baptist Church in Baltimore.
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January 23, 2010
On January 16, 2010, LORRAINE Y.; devoted mother, sister, aunt and friend. Friends may visit the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST INC., 4300 Wabash Avenue on Sunday after 10 AM. The family will receive friends on Monday at Olivet Baptist Church, 3500 Edmondson Avenue at 11 AM.
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January 23, 2010
On January 16, 2010, LORRAINE Y.; devoted mother, sister, aunt and friend. Friends may visit the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST INC., 4300 Wabash Avenue on Sunday after 10 AM. The family will receive friends on Monday at Olivet Baptist Church, 3500 Edmondson Avenue at 11 AM.
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December 30, 2009
On December 25, 2009 MARY, loving wife of Freddie Gaskin. Visitation at 2140 N. Fulton Ave. on Wednesday, 4 to 8 p.m. and Thurs., 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The family will receive friends at Olivet Baptist Church, 3500 Edmondson Avenue on Saturday at 10 a.m. Funeral at 10:30 a.m.
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January 27, 2005
On January 24, 2005, ORCENIA LEROY. Family will receive friends on Friday at 10:30 A.M. Memorial service to follow at 11 A.M. at Olivet Baptist Church, 3500 Edmondson Ave. Arrangements by the family owned March Funeral Home, 1101 E. North Ave. See: www.marchfh.com
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June 10, 2005
On June 3, 2005; RALPH ARRINGTON, JR. On Saturday, Mr. Arrington will lie instate at Olivet Baptist Church, 3500 Edmondson Avenue, where the family will receive friends from 12 to 1 P.M. with services to follow. Inquiries to VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES to 410-233-2400.
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December 30, 2009
On December 25, 2009 MARY, loving wife of Freddie Gaskin. Visitation at 2140 N. Fulton Ave. on Wednesday, 4 to 8 p.m. and Thurs., 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The family will receive friends at Olivet Baptist Church, 3500 Edmondson Avenue on Saturday at 10 a.m. Funeral at 10:30 a.m.
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March 30, 2003
On March 25, 2003; ROSALIE E. WHITEHEAD. On Sunday friends may call at the Vaughn C. Greene Funeral Service, 5151 Baltimore National Pike (Rt. 40) from 3:00 to 8:00 PM. On Monday, Mrs. Whitehead will lie instate at the Olivet Baptist Church, 3500 Edmondson Avenue, where the family will receive friends from 10:30 to 11:00 AM with Services to follow. Inquiries to (410) 233-2400.
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June 10, 2009
On June 6, 2009; DONALD D. BARNEY. On Thursday friends may call at the VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES, 5151 Baltimore National Pike from 4:00-8:00 P.M. On Friday, Mr. Barney will lie instate at Olivet Baptist Church, 3500 Edmondson Avenue, where the family will receive friends from 10:30 to 11 A.M. with services to follow. Inquiries to (410) 233-2400.
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March 23, 2006
On March 17, 2006 DELORES JEAN SYKES. On Thursday, friends may call at Vaughn C. Greene Funeral Services, 4905 York Road where the family will receive friends from 3:00-8:00 p.m. On Friday, services will be held at Olivet Baptist Church, 3500 Edmondson Ave., where the family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 a.m. with services to follow. Inquiries to 410-433-7500.
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November 2, 2009
On October 17, 2009, GEORGE ARTHUR NIXON, JR. On Tuesday, friends may call at the VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES, 5151 Baltimore National Pike from 4 to 8 P.M. On Wednesday, Mr. Nixon will lie in state at Olivet Baptist Church, 3500 Edmondson Avenue, where the family will receive friends from 10 to 10:30 A.M with services to follow. Inquiries to (410) 233-2400.
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June 10, 2009
On June 6, 2009; DONALD D. BARNEY. On Thursday friends may call at the VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES, 5151 Baltimore National Pike from 4:00-8:00 P.M. On Friday, Mr. Barney will lie instate at Olivet Baptist Church, 3500 Edmondson Avenue, where the family will receive friends from 10:30 to 11 A.M. with services to follow. Inquiries to (410) 233-2400.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | March 4, 2009
The Rev. Wilburn S. Watson, whose career as pastor of Olivet Baptist Church spanned nearly 50 years, died Feb. 24 of complications from diabetes at Northwest Hospital Center. He was 80. Mr. Watson was born and raised in Baltimore and graduated in 1943 from Douglass High School. He earned his divinity degree from Morris College in Sumter, S.C. Mr. Watson was 17 when he began preaching. A self-taught pianist, he began incorporating piano and singing into his sermons at Canaan Baptist Church in Baltimore.
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April 25, 2006
On April 20, 2006, EARL N. CHASE beloved husband of Mrs. Maria E. Chase. On Wednesday friends may call at the VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES, 5151 Balto. Nat'l Pike from 3:00 to 8:00 P.M. On Thursday, Mr. Chase will lie in state at the Olivet Baptist Church, 3500 Edmondson Avenue, where the family will receive friends from 11:00 to 11:30 A.M. with services to follow. Inquiries to 410-233-2400.
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March 23, 2006
On March 17, 2006 DELORES JEAN SYKES. On Thursday, friends may call at Vaughn C. Greene Funeral Services, 4905 York Road where the family will receive friends from 3:00-8:00 p.m. On Friday, services will be held at Olivet Baptist Church, 3500 Edmondson Ave., where the family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 a.m. with services to follow. Inquiries to 410-433-7500.
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June 10, 2005
On June 3, 2005; RALPH ARRINGTON, JR. On Saturday, Mr. Arrington will lie instate at Olivet Baptist Church, 3500 Edmondson Avenue, where the family will receive friends from 12 to 1 P.M. with services to follow. Inquiries to VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES to 410-233-2400.
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December 3, 2004
On November 29, 2004, NORMAN W., beloved father of one son, Norman Jr., three daughters, De Vera Mc Clary, Eleanor Sharp and Norma Seldon. Also survived by one brother Lorenzo Seldon. Friends may call at the Wylie Funeral Home, 638 N. Gilmore Street, on Friday, 3 to 8 P.M. Family will receive friends on Saturday, 9 A.M. Funeral 9:30 A.M. at Olivet Baptist Church, 3500 Edmondson Avenue. Interment following. Inquiries at www.wyliefuneralhome.com.
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November 2, 2009
On October 17, 2009, GEORGE ARTHUR NIXON, JR. On Tuesday, friends may call at the VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES, 5151 Baltimore National Pike from 4 to 8 P.M. On Wednesday, Mr. Nixon will lie in state at Olivet Baptist Church, 3500 Edmondson Avenue, where the family will receive friends from 10 to 10:30 A.M with services to follow. Inquiries to (410) 233-2400.
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January 27, 2005
On January 24, 2005, ORCENIA LEROY. Family will receive friends on Friday at 10:30 A.M. Memorial service to follow at 11 A.M. at Olivet Baptist Church, 3500 Edmondson Ave. Arrangements by the family owned March Funeral Home, 1101 E. North Ave. See: www.marchfh.com
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December 3, 2004
On November 29, 2004, NORMAN W., beloved father of one son, Norman Jr., three daughters, De Vera Mc Clary, Eleanor Sharp and Norma Seldon. Also survived by one brother Lorenzo Seldon. Friends may call at the Wylie Funeral Home, 638 N. Gilmore Street, on Friday, 3 to 8 P.M. Family will receive friends on Saturday, 9 A.M. Funeral 9:30 A.M. at Olivet Baptist Church, 3500 Edmondson Avenue. Interment following. Inquiries at www.wyliefuneralhome.com.
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