February 8, 2008
On January 31, 2008, JAMES L. SHORTS, of Wilgrey Court. On Friday, Mr. Shorts will lie in state in New Union Baptist Church, 500 N. Monroe Street. Family hour 11 A.M. Celebration 11:30. Services entrusted to HARI P. CLOSE FUNERAL SERVICE, P.A., 410-327-3100.
January 26, 2008
On January 22, 2008, HORTENSE D. CAIN departed this life. The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 27, 2008, from 4 to 6 P.M., at Union Baptist Church, 1219 Druid Hill Avenue. The Wake will be held on Monday, January 28, 2008, at 10:30 A.M., with the services to follow at 11 A.M., at Union Baptist Church. Interment King Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements by Howell Funeral Home, 410-664-6800.
January 22, 2008
On January 17, 2008, AMELIA DUDLEY MARSHALL; wife of the late William Herbert Marshall; survived by Everett and Walter Dudley, and Almeda Stokes and other loving relatives and friends. Viewing at the JOSEPH L. RUSS FUNERAL HOME, P.A, 2222-26 W. North Avenue on Wednesday from 3-8PM. Wake at Union Baptist Church, 1219 Druid Hill Avenue, on Thursday from 10:30-11AM, when Homegoing service will begin. Interment at Garrison Forest Cemetery on 1/29/08.
January 19, 2008
The Rev. Vernon N. Dobson, who played a pivotal role in the struggle for civil rights in Baltimore during the 1950s and 1960s, first came to historic Union Baptist Church as assistant pastor in 1958, and then was pastor for 39 years, until retiring last year. "I'm doing a little writing now, and I still preach at different churches several times a month," said Dobson, 84, the other day. He said he keeps busy with a number of organizations, including BUILD - Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development - a church-based social action group, of which he was a founder.
January 11, 2008
On January 4, 2008 MARIE HOLLIE GLENN of Park Heights Avenue (formerly of N. Stricker Street). On Friday, friends may call from 4-7 p.m. at New Union Baptist Church, 500 N. Monroe Street. On Saturday, Mrs. Glenn will lie in state at 9 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, corner of Druid Hill Ave. and Mosher Streets. Family hour 10 a.m., Celebration 10:30 a.m. Services entrusted to HARI P. CLOSE FUNERAL SERVICE, P.A. 410-327-3100.
January 9, 2008
On January 5, 2008, GEORGE MONTGOMERY; loving husband of Emma Montgomery. He is also survived by his beloved children, Robin Goode and Kim Montgomery; sister, Vera Jackson and a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST, INC., 4300 Wabash Avenue on Thursday after 9 A.M. Family will receive friends on Friday at Union Baptist Church, 1912 Druid Hill Avenue at 10 A.M., followed by funeral services at 10:30 A.M.
January 4, 2008
On January 2, 2008, MONTE E. HAND of Eastern Pkwy. On Saturday, Celebration of Life will be at 12 noon, in New Union Baptist Church, 510 N. Monroe St. Services entrusted to HARI P. CLOSE FUNERAL SERVICE, P.A., 410-327-3100.
November 29, 2007
On November 26th, JACQUELINE E. WELLS. Family will receive friends on Thursday from 5 to 7 P.M. at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST, 4300 Wabash Avenue. Viewing will also be on Friday, 8 A.M. to 8 P.M. Family will also receive friends on Saturday at New Union Baptist Church, 501 N. Monroe Street at 10:30 A.M. followed by funeral service at 11 A.M. Interment services at King Memorial Park. See www.marchfh.com
October 18, 2007
MARY MARGARET MCCALL, formerly of White Chapel Road in Baltimore, MD; wife of the late Shirley Diggs. She is survived by her loving son, Ronald C. Diggs; one brother, George Glenn McCall; on son-in-law, Charles (Sonny) Richardson; one daughter-in-aw, Francine Diggs; three grandchildren: Donna, Carla and Chuckie and his wife, Burnette; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter Shirley Ann Richardson five months earlier. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2007 at: Union Baptist church, 1219 Druid Hill Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217.