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By Robert Hilson Jr. and Robert Hilson Jr.,SUN STAFF | June 25, 1996
The Rev. James Edward Thomas had a simple way of communicating with troubled youths at the Oak Hill center in Laurel. He would sit them down, look them straight in the eye and listen to them."
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By Robert Hilson Jr. and Robert Hilson Jr.,SUN STAFF | June 25, 1996
The Rev. James Edward Thomas had a simple way of communicating with troubled youths at the Oak Hill center in Laurel. He would sit them down, look them straight in the eye and listen to them."
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June 25, 2003
Carter Garrett Wood, 79, real estate agent, chemist Carter Garrett Wood, a real estate salesman and former chemist, died of cancer Thursday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Owings Mills resident was 79. Born and raised in Clarksville, Va., Mr. Wood enrolled at Virginia Union University in Richmond, Va. His studies were interrupted by service in the Army during World War II, and assignment as a noncommissioned officer in New Guinea. He was awarded two Bronze Stars, among other decorations.
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July 3, 1994
Everette P. Logan, a retired steel worker and teacher, died June 23 of a heart attack in his Dolfield Avenue residence. He was 80.He was a foreman and inspector at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point plant from 1950 until his retirement in 1978. Earlier, he worked in his native Richmond, Va., for the Railway Express Agency and the Virginia State Employment Service, and was an insurance agent.He attended Richmond schools and earned his bachelor's degree from Virginia Union University in 1934.
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By Julie Scharper and Julie Scharper,Sun reporter | January 15, 2007
Harlow Fullwood Jr., a former Baltimore police officer who made his fortune operating fried-chicken franchises and established a foundation that has helped more than 1,000 students attend college, died of diabetes complications Saturday at Woodbridge Valley ManorCare in Catonsville. He was 65. Mr. Fullwood died just hours after his foundation's annual benefit and award breakfast, which was attended by more than 2,000. "He was holding on to make sure that everything went on as he scheduled it to go," said his daughter, Paquita Fullwood-Stokes of Randallstown.
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October 16, 2002
Juanita Grace Dates, a retired medical records supervisor for Johns Hopkins Hospital, died of colon cancer Thursday at Long Green Eldercare Center. She was 73. A longtime Northeast Baltimore resident, she was born and raised Juanita Grace Wiggins in Reedville, Va., and attended Virginia Union University. After moving to Baltimore, she went to work in 1957 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She retired in 1988. Mrs. Dates was married in 1945 to Howard W. Dates Jr., a longshoreman who died in 1964.
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July 26, 2003
Juanita D. Williams, a retired educator, died of kidney failure Monday at Future Care Old Court nursing home. The former Lochearn resident was 96. Born Juanita Iris da Lomba in Mountain Hill, N.C., she earned an undergraduate degree and two master's degrees from Boston University. She began her teaching career in a one-room schoolhouse in rural North Carolina and later taught at Prairie View A&M University in Texas, Bluefield State College in West Virginia and Virginia Union University in Richmond, among other educational institutions.
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August 2, 2000
Virginia H. Broady, 76, teacher in city schools Virginia H. Broady, a retired Baltimore City public school educator and former associate professor of mathematics at Coppin State College, died Friday of emphysema at Maryland General Hospital. She was 76. The longtime Forest Park Avenue resident, who taught mathematics at Frederick Douglass Sr. High School for many years, retired in 1992. Earlier, she had taught at Harlem Park, Booker T. Washington and Dunbar middle schools. In addition to her teaching in city schools, Miss Broady was an associate professor of mathematics at Coppin State from 1972 to 1976.
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By Annie Gowen and Josh White and Annie Gowen and Josh White,The Washington Post | June 27, 2009
The Metro train operator who died trying to stop her train from crashing into another was remembered as a hero yesterday during an emotional memorial service at her church in Southeast Washington. Metro General Manager John B. Catoe Jr. brought the Temple of Praise congregation to its feet when he said Jeanice McMillan, 42, "saved lives" in trying to apply the emergency brakes on her Red Line train before it slammed into another during Monday evening's rush hour. She would be honored "as the Metro hero," he said.
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April 9, 2005
Carolyn K. Johnson, a retired Social Security Administration worker and longtime Edmondson Village resident, died of pancreatic cancer Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was 90. She was born and raised Caroline Kendall -- and later legally changed her name to Carolyn -- in Essex County, Va. She graduated from Fredericksburg High School and attended Virginia Union University in Richmond before moving to Baltimore in the 1940s. Mrs. Johnson was a graduate of the Cortez W. Peters Business School and began working in 1953 at Social Security headquarters, then in the downtown Candler Building.
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July 6, 2008
Dorothy Young Wright, a retired guidance counselor and teacher in the Baltimore City public school system, died Wednesday of respiratory failure at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was 75. Born Dorothy Boone in Raleigh, N.C., Ms. Wright moved to Northwest Baltimore at age 8 and graduated from Douglass High School in 1949. Ms. Wright graduated from Morgan State University in 1953 with a degree in history and received a master's degree in guidance counseling from Loyola College in 1975.
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