We Remember Those We Have Lost
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Thelma Jane Parks, 54, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012 at Lee County Memorial Hospital.
Born in Annapolis on Sept. 17, 1957, she was the daughter of Thelma Helen Majors and the late Arlis L. Parks.
She is survived by her three children, Sheba L. Giddens, James A. Giddens and Thelma Jeanet Davi of Fort Collins, Colo.; six grandchildren, Annie, Savannah and Elizabeth Greer, William and Allen Davi, and James Giddens; step-dad, Lawrence P. Majors of Berlin; sisters, Esther R. Quesenberry of Chesapeake Beach, Md., Susan M. Johnson of West Ocean City and Cynthia A. Parks McDaniel of Santa Cruz, Calif; brothers, Michael F. Parks of Ocean Pines and R. Clinton Parks of Berlin; step-brother William L. Majors of Forestville, Md.; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, brothers in law and sisters in law and her long-time companion, Gary A. Regan.
She was a home maker, cook, caregiver, bookkeeper for Alcan and lately for a trucking company. She also did cleaning on Captive Island and Sanibel Island and the Fort Myers area.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22 at Taylorville United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. at 11252 Adkins Road in Berlin. In lieu of flowers, donate to the church at PO Box 456, Berlin, Md. 21811.
OCEAN CITY -- In memory of Gertrude Apple of Ocean City, married to the late David Bernard Apple, formerly of Silver Spring, there will be a memorial service at Temple Bat Yam Synagogue in Berlin on Friday, Sept. 14 at 11 a.m. with a lunch to follow. For more information, contact the Synagogue at 410-641-4311.Elaine Lois Kurtz
OCEAN CITY -- On Sept. 5, 2012, Elaine Lois (nee Balsamo) Kurtz 79 of Ocean City passed away.
She was the beloved wife of Milton W. Kurtz, loving mother of Robin D. Murray, Craig M. Kurtz and Kimberly E. Herbert, cherished grandmother of 10 and great grandmother of four. Friends may call Slack Funeral Home, P.A., 3871 Old Columbia Pike Ellicott City, Md., 21043, on Monday Sept. 10, 2012 from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 at 9 a.m. Interment will follow at Maryland Veteran’s Cemetery-Crownsville, 1122 Sunrise Beach Road Crownsville, Md. 21032. See www.slackfuneralhome.com for online condolences and directions.