Betsy Beauchamp Long-Fears
BERLIN – Betsy Beauchamp Long-Fears, age 71, died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2007 at her home.
Born in Salisbury, she was the daughter of the late Roland William Beauchamp and Margaret Cross Jackson Beauchamp. She was preceded in death by her husbands, James Long and Alfred Fears. She is survived by her daughter, Michele Mumford of Salisbury, and uncle Robert W. Jackson of Berlin, and cousins, Susan J. Todd of Berlin and Glen Jackson of Willards.
She was a lifelong member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Berlin where she served on their vestry and was a member of their Junior Guild serving as recording secretary for 18 years. She later served as secretary of the Episcopal Church Women, St. Paul’s choir and choir registrar. She was the founding editor of the Chimes Times Episcopal Church newsletter. She was a member of the Levin Wilder Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was one of the first weather watchers for Channel 47. She enjoyed writing poetry and editorials. She was a member of the Boggs-Disharoon American Legion Post #123, American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and color bearer. She was a charter member on the Worcester County Commission for Women and the group’s first historian. After widowhood, she served as vice-president and president of Singles on the Shore.
A funeral service was held yesterday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Berlin. Rev. Michael Moyer officiated. Interment was be in St. Paul’s Churchyard. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, PO Box 429, Berlin, Md. 21811. Arrangements are by the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Letters of condolence may be sent to the family at www.delmarvaobits.com.
Vivian Bailey Pilchard
BERLIN – Vivian Bailey Pilchard, age 64, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2007 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.
Born in Snow Hill, she was the daughter of the late James L. Bailey and Flora Vincent Bailey. She is survived by her beloved husband, Clarence W. Pilchard; a son, James A. Pilchard and his wife Tabby of Salisbury; and a daughter, Annette Ketterman and her husband A.J. of Snow Hill. There are three grandchildren, Bailey Pilchard, Noah Pilchard and Matthew Ketterman. Also surviving are her two sisters Sheila Vincent Bailey of Snow Hill and Flora Denise Smullen and her husband Charles "Check" of Box Iron; a sister-in-law, Shirley P. Brown; and several nieces and nephews.
Pilchard had been a cosmetologist for many years owning her own business Vivian’s Hairstyles. She was a devoted and faithful member of Whatcoat United Methodist Church, having been their organist for many years and serving on their finance committee, worship committee, church grounds committee, music department head, choir director, United Methodist Women, Hand Bell Committee, as well as the Progressive Dinner Committee. She also played the organ at Girdletree United Methodist Church. She was a loving and giving member of the Snow Hill community.
A funeral service will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at Whatcoat United Methodist Church in Snow Hill where friends may call from 10-11 a.m. Rev. Sherwood McGrath will officiate. Interment will be private for the family.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Whatcoat United Methodist Church, Grounds Beautification Fund, 102 W. Federal St., Snow Hill, Md. 21863. Arrangements are by the Burbage Funeral Home in Snow Hill. Letters of condolence may be sent to the family at www.demarvaobits.com.
Rev. Lawrence E. Wimbrow
BERLIN – Reverend Lawrence E. Wimbrow Jr., 84 died peacefully in his home on Tuesday morning Sept. 18, 2007.
Born in Danville, Ill., he was the son of the late Rev. Lawrence E. Wimbrow Sr. and Audrey Wimbrow.
Before entering into the ministry, Wimbrow served in the Army for four years as a corporal and had the experience as a musician to sing for the First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt.
Wimbrow’s first church was located in downtown Baltimore, in Canton. From there he served the Methodist Church in Lodge Forest in N. East Baltimore; The United Methodist Zion Church in Cecil County; The Atlantic United Methodist Church in Ocean City; the First Church in Chestertown; The Methodist Church in Hockessin Del., and finished his career at the Methodist Church in Denton.
Wimbrow retired from the ministry in 1986 and resided in Ocean City until 2006. Wimbrow was a member of the United Methodist Church Peninsula-Delaware Conference for 23 years.
He is survived by his loving wife, Olivia of Berlin, and son and daughter in-law, David and Cindy Wimbrow of Berlin.
He is also survived by his sons, Thomas of Auckland, New Zealand, Lawrence of Ruidoso, New Mexico, Steve of Catonsville and Scott Wimbrow of Tucson, Ariz.; his daughters, Susan Shackter of Billdal, Sweden, Pamela Harrington of Apalachin, N.Y., Cathy Cardall of Millers Island, Md.; 26 grandchildren; and 18 great grandchildren. He’s also survived by his brother, Charles S. Wimbrow of Charlotte, N.C.
Wimbrow continues his service to the world by donating his body to the Anatomy Board. There will be celebration of his life at his home for family and friends on Sept. 29 at 5:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733 Salisbury, Md. 21802-1733
William Davis Logwood
BERLIN – William Davis Logwood, age 54, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.
Born in Havre De Grace, Md., he was the son of the late John E. Logwood and Dorothy Davis Logwood. He is survived by a brother, John E. Logwood, II of Bishopville; two sisters, Susan D. Seiple of Canton, Ga. and Diane E. Bell of Rahway, N.J.; one uncle, Harold Forst of Havre De Grace; and several nieces and nephews.
Logwood was a veteran of the Navy and the Vietnam War. He was a resident of Ocean City for the last 24 years. He worked as a boat worker, fisherman and finally as a locksmith. He was the owner of O.C. Locks in Ocean City.
Service and Interment will be private. Arrangements are by the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Letters of condolence may be sent to the family at www.delmarvaobits.com.
William C. Tomlinson
BERLIN William C. Tomlinson, age 81, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.
He is survived by his wife, June Heffner Tomlinson; his sisters, Evelyn A. Tomlinson of Nashville, Tenn, and Patricia Gosnell of Stillwater, Okla.; and four nephews.
He received his education in Maryland from Sykesville High School in 1943, Washington College Chestertown in 1950, and the University of Maryland in 1967 with the advanced degree Master of Education. He enlisted in the Army Air Force in 1944 and was commissioned as an officer in the United States Air Force in 1950, service six years active duty during WWII and the Korean War and 19 years in the Reserves, retiring as Lt. Colonel.
His career in education spanned 47 years in Maryland, teaching mathematics at three high schools serving as vice principal at two high schools and as principal at Stephen Decatur High School in Berlin. He was registrar and then director of admissions and records at Montgomery College, retiring in 1983. He spent the next 19 years as a part-time instructor in the Mathematic Department at Prince George’s Community College. He was active in the Lions Club for over 30 years, serving as secretary for many years and two terms as president of the Gateway Lions Club and Zone Chairman and Deputy District Governor of District 22-C in Maryland. He was honored twice as Lion of the Year and received the Melvin Jones and Life Membership Lions International Awards. He was an active volunteer at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham. After moving to Tavares, Fla. in 2003, he joined the Tavares Lions Club and served as president for the year of 2005-2006 and received the Five Star Diamond Award from Lions International.
A funeral service will be held at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla. at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Angel Flight Southeast, 8864 Airport Blvd., Leesburg, Fla. 34788. Arrangements are by the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Letters of condolence may be sent to the family at www.delmarvaobits.com.
Betty A. Carter
SELBYVILLE – Betty A. Carter, 76, died on Monday, Sept. 24, 2007 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury.
Carter had been a bookkeeper for the Seaside Country Store for 20 years. She was an active member of Salem United Methodist Church in Selbyville as well as a member of the Selbyville Community Club, the Friends of Redmen’s Cemetery and Friends of the Selbyville Public Library. She enjoyed playing bridge.
She was born in Newark, N.J., the daughter of Raymond and Edna Parsons McAllister, who are both deceased.
She is survived by her husband, C. Kenneth Carter; two daughters, Betsy Carter Glendaniel and her husband Richard of Lincoln, Del. and Sandy Marie Phillips and her husband Jeff of Whaleyville; a brother, Raymond C. McAllister, Jr. of Ocean Pines; and two grandchildren, Farin and Brandon Phillips.
A service will be held on Monday, Oct. 1 at 11 a.m. at Salem United Methodist Church in Selbyville. Rev. Dr. Bruce Cooke and Rev. Dale Vroman will officiate. Friends may call from 10-11 a.m. at the church.
Donations are asked in her memory to Coastal Hospice at the Lake, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, Md. 21802. Arrangements by Hastings Funeral Home.