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November 27, 2007
On November 19, 2007, SUNYI PUMPHREY passed away. She is survived by her beloved son Shaun Pumphrey, daughter-in-law, Valentine, one granddaughter, Rylee, sister, Tuk Braswell and a host of other relatives and friends. A Memorial Service may be held at a later date.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 28, 2014
Eugene Nickens, a retired longshoreman and an outdoorsman, died Friday of kidney failure at the Joseph Richey House hospice in Baltimore. He was 87. The son of Eugene Nickens, who worked in a dry-cleaning establishment, and Annie Nickens, a housekeeper, Eugene Nickens was born in Baltimore. When he was 11, he moved with his family to the historic African-American community of Pumphrey in Anne Arundel County, where they settled on a chicken farm. Mr. Nickens attended Wiley H. Bates High School in Annapolis until the 11th grade, when he left after the death of his father to help operate the family farm.
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NEWS
January 20, 2004
On January 18, 2004 JOHN H. PUMPHREY JR., devoted husband of Alberta A. Pumphrey; beloved father of DavidPumphrey and Barbara Smith; deargrandfather of Megan Pumphrey.family will receive visitors at the Singleton Funeral Home, P.A., 1 Second Ave S.W. (at Crain Hwy), form 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday. The Ceremony will be held on Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel. Interment Meadowridge Memorial Park.
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By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun | May 24, 2011
Two cars were set ablaze early Tuesday morning in Pumphrey, and there was also an effort to burn a recreational vehicle there, Anne Arundel County fire officials said. One of the car fires spread to a mobile home in the community in the northern part of the county, but officials said no one was injured. Several sheds were broken into as well. Division Chief Michael E. Cox said firefighters were called to a car fire around 3:45 a.m. on Coach Lane, and firefighters in a second responding unit spotted the other car fire nearby.
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October 4, 2004
On October 2, 2004, DONALD E. PUMPHREY, SR., of Glen Burnie; devoted husband of Louise E. Pumphrey; beloved father of Ella May Leise, Donald E. Pumphrey, Jr. and Mary D. Pumphrey; loving brother of Harold Pumphrey; dearest grandfather of seven and great-grandfather of three. The family will receive visitors at the Singleton Funeral Home, P.A., 1 Second Avenue S. W. (at Crain Highway), Glen Burnie, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M., on Tuesday. The funeral ceremony will be held on Wednesday at 11 A.M. in the funeral home chapel.
NEWS
November 18, 2003
On November 16, 2003, A. GORMAN PUMPHREY of Glen Arm, MD. Beloved husband of the late Jean Lentz Pumphrey. Devoted father of Earl "Bud" Pumphrey and his wife Barbara N. Pumphrey. Also survived by two grandchildren Todd A. Pumphrey and his fiancee Dawn Reineke, Kevin M. Pumphrey and his wife Amy H. Pumphrey. Services will be held at Salem United Methodist Church, Upper Falls, MD on Thursday, November 20, 2003 at 12:30 P.M. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Baltimore, MD. Friends may call at the family owned McComas Funeral Home, P.A., Abingdon, MD on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Those who desire may contribute to Salem United Methodist Church, 7901 Bradshaw Rd., Upper Falls, MD 21156
NEWS
September 7, 2008
On September 2, 2008 ERNESTINE L. PUMPHREY beloved wife of 57 years to John Pumphrey; sister of Donald L. Matthews; mother of Andrea L. Melvin, Stewart E., Jonathan E., Brad R., Brian T. and Guy S. Pumphrey; twelve grandchildren, Tia Melvin-Laurie, Shaun, Christina, Justin E., Brandon, Jordan, Kendall, Dominique, Darren, Kayla, Kyra, and Jonathan Pumphrey; five great-grandchildren Ava, Riley, Hailey, Chloe and Justin D. Pumphrey and a host of relatives and...
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July 29, 2009
On July 25, 2009; loving mother of Frank Jr., and Clarice, and a host of other relatives and friends. Anna will lie in state on Thursday, 4 to 7 P.M., at Community Baptist Church, 5912 Belle Grove Road (Pumphrey). Wake 7 P.M., with funeral to follow at 7:30 P.M. Interment Friday 11:30 A.M at Crownsville Veteran Cemetery. Services entrusted to Oden Funeral Service.
NEWS
March 1, 2009
On February 24, 2009, MITCHELL G. ZEBRON, SR.; companion of the late Alma Grove; father of the late Mitchell G. Zebron, Jr.; grandfather of Mitchell G. Zebron, III, and Joseph D. Zebron. Also survived by his friends and caregiver, Jacqueline Liberto, and his siblings, Edward Zebron, Gertrude Globek, Sophie Frandino, Margaret Thaden, and late Steve Zebron, Helen Murphy, Bertha Pumphrey, Stella Jones and Mary Makar. A Funeral Service will be held at the Veterans Cemetery of Crownsville, Tuesday at 1:45 P.M. Further inquiries may be directed to the family owned Ambrose Funeral Home, Inc., 410-242-2211.
NEWS
February 15, 2009
Boys basketball No. 8 Old Mill @ Annapolis : WHEN: : Tuesday, 5 p.m. OUTLOOK: : In the final week of the regular season, defending county champ and first place Old Mill has one of the county title game berths locked up, while Annapolis, Severna Park and Arundel are all vying for the second spot. Juniors Mike Holley and Chris Day have provided smart backcourt play with senior Marvin Pinkney a standout inside. The Panthers also like to hustle on defense and get in transition with senior G Chris Beck and junior F Delmore Howard the catalysts.
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By Jacques Kelly | September 9, 2008
Ernestine Lorraine Pumphrey, a retired hospital administrative clerk, died of complications from cancer Sept. 2 at the Joseph Richey Hospice in downtown Baltimore. The Gwynns Falls area resident was 80. Born Ernestine Lorraine Matthews in Baltimore and raised on North Carrollton Avenue, she was a 1946 Frederick Douglass High School graduate, where she was active in the music program. She studied classical music throughout her childhood and while a student at Morgan State University, she met her future husband, John A. Pumphrey.
NEWS
September 7, 2008
On September 2, 2008 ERNESTINE L. PUMPHREY beloved wife of 57 years to John Pumphrey; sister of Donald L. Matthews; mother of Andrea L. Melvin, Stewart E., Jonathan E., Brad R., Brian T. and Guy S. Pumphrey; twelve grandchildren, Tia Melvin-Laurie, Shaun, Christina, Justin E., Brandon, Jordan, Kendall, Dominique, Darren, Kayla, Kyra, and Jonathan Pumphrey; five great-grandchildren Ava, Riley, Hailey, Chloe and Justin D. Pumphrey and a host of relatives and...
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By Katherine Dunn and Katherine Dunn,Sun reporter | May 12, 2008
COLLEGE PARK -- Maryland's Katie Pumphrey picked the perfect time to score her first goal of the season. The senior defender raced about 30 yards to fire a shot into the net early in the second half for what would become the game-changing goal, setting off a big run and sparking the No. 3 seed Terrapins to a 20-7 victory over Temple yesterday in an NCAA first-round game at the Maryland Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex. The victory sends the Terps (18-2) into Saturday's 1 p.m. quarterfinal, where they will play host to Duke (12-7)
NEWS
By Stephen Kiehl | May 5, 2008
Marvin M. Pumphrey, a retired farmer and excavator who was a prolific vegetable gardener, died of colon cancer Tuesday at his home in Glen Burnie. He was 85. Mr. Pumphrey was born in Hanover and grew up on his family's large truck farm there, where vegetables were grown on several hundred acres. He graduated from Glen Burnie High School and worked on the farm until the late 1950s, when his family sold it. Mr. Pumphrey married Dorothy Tacka in 1946. Even after the family farm closed, Mr. Pumphrey continued growing vegetables in the yard at his home in Ferndale.
NEWS
February 24, 2008
The Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks Spring Program Guide is now available. The guide, released last week at www.aacounty.org/recparks, provides information on athletic, recreation and therapeutic activities offered by Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks. Programs are offered for all ages and include trips to New York to see Broadway shows, adult basketball and volleyball leagues, swimming, computer classes and more. Registration will be available online and at the county offices.
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