Joyce Davis Harrison
BERLIN — Joyce Davis Harrison, age 82, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.
A native of Ocean City, Mrs. Harrison was the daughter of the late Arthur C. Davis and Violet Cropper Davis. She was preceded in death by husband Horace “Harry” Harrison, Jr., and brother Art Davis, both in 2007.
Mrs. Harrison owned and operated the Tarry-A-While rooming house on Dorchester Street in Ocean City for many years. At the time it was built, the Tarry-A-While was one of the first buildings in Ocean City with running water. She also owned and operated the Davis Apartments in Ocean City and with her brother Art, Davis Parking on 7th Street in Ocean City. She was a member of the Atlantic United Methodist Church and an avid bowling enthusiast.
She is survived by her children, Dale Timmons, Jr., and his wife Suzanne, of Berlin, Cathy Jeanne Morris and her husband Paul, of Ocean City, Teresa Ann Rowe and her husband Spencer of West Ocean City and Jo Ellen West and her husband, Gary Wayne West, Jr., of West Ocean City. There are eight grandchildren, Denise Venable, Jennifer McCabe, Michael Morris, Rachel Geiger, Frank Rowe, Cameron Turk, Shannon McAfee, and Davis West. Great grandchildren include Madeline Farlow, Savannah McCabe, Clay McCabe, Conan Geiger, Leo Geiger and Allana McAfee. Mrs. Harrison is also survived by special sister-in-law Janice Davis of West Ocean City as well as nephews Steve and Ken Davis, and niece Sandy Davis Hurley.
A private family graveside service will be held at Buckingham Presbyterian Cemetery in Berlin at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 27, Ocean City, Md. 21843, or to Cedar Chapel Special School, 510 Coulbourne Lane, Snow Hill, Md. 21863.
Arrangements are in the care of Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.
Marlene Pike Noel
NAPLES, Fla. — Marlene Pike Noel, age 79, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 at her home.
Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Mardini Ladic, Sr. and Helen Johnson Ladic. She was preceded in death by husbands Jesse A. Pike and Joseph Noel, Sr.
She had lived most of her life in Ocean City before moving to Naples, Fla, three years ago. She was a member of the 102 Worcester Order of the Eastern Star in Snow Hill.
Marlene will be dearly missed by her family, including sisters Jane Ladic and Elaine M. Stricker of Naples, brothers Mardini Ladic, Jr. of Pennsylvania and Glenn Ladic of Naples, sister Kimberly Wynkoop of Frederick, step-daughter Vicki Pike-Jarratt of Bradenton, Fla. as well as many loving nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, Oct. 6, at 11 a.m, at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 5 at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service Oct. 6. Rev. Dr. Harry Wolpert will officiate. Also participating in the service will be the 102 Worcester Order of the Eastern Star. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park in Berlin.