Norris G. (Jerry) Jenkins Sr.
BERLIN – Jerry Jenkins Sr., born Sept. 28, 1931, died Sunday, May 20, 2007.
Son of the late Homer (Jerry) and Helen Frances Jenkins, he was born in Baltimore and grew up in Ocean City. His life was filled with sports. A graduate of Ocean City High School in 1949, he lettered in basketball, soccer and baseball and was an undefeated boxer for University of Maryland and the Navy. He was a US Navy Veteran of the Korean War.
He retired as an Electronics Engineer from the Naval Sea Systems Command, Submarine Sonar Division, Department of Defense, Washington, DC. He was a leader in combining multiple sonar systems data to produce a single integrated sonar input for submarine combat systems.
Jenkins moved to Greenbelt, Md. to raise his family in 1958 and was an original Greenbelt Lakewood homeowner. Active in Greenbelt Boys & Girls Club, Jenkins, known as Papa J, was the father of five and mentor to many. For over two decades of leading Greenbelt’s youth, he could often be found at Greenbelt’s Youth Center and sports fields, playing, teaching and fostering the true sportsmanship and joy of sports that continue today in those young men and women and their children.
Survivors include his wife, Julie; children, Jerry Jr., John, Julie, Jane and Jay; 12 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and one on the way.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Marion County, Inc., PO Box 4860, Ocala, Fla. 34478-4860.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 31 at 3 p.m. at St. Hugh’s Church, 135 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt, Md. Interment will take place at Fairview Cemetery, Culpeper, Va. on Friday, June 1. Condolences via e-mail to email@example.com.
Barbara A. Langmack
BERLIN – Barbara "Barbie" Anne Langmack went to be with her lord on Sunday, May 20, 2007. She was 43.
She had resided at the Orchard Nursing Home for the last five years in Warsaw, Va. since being diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease.
Born April 15, 1964, she was the daughter of Chris Langmack of Montross, Va. She was preceded in death by her mother, Beverly Green of Silver Spring, sister, Bevie Langmack, and her older sister, Cathy Langmack, all suffering with Huntington’s Disease.
Prior to her illness, she resided in Santa Monica, Calif. with her twin sister, where she was a model, actress, painter and a poet. She grew up in Easton and Ocean City, where she graduated from Stephen Decatur High School. She was an excellent athlete, tennis player and gymnast.
In addition to her father, she is survived by one brother, Chris Langmack and sister-in-law Anne Marie Langmack of Easton, and her sisters, Deborah Colie of Warsaw, Va., Dorothy Derricotte of Olney and Skye Heather Langmack of Kitty Hawk, N.C.
She is also survived by her niece, Melissa, and nephew, Michael Langmack of Easton, nephew, Robbie Derricotte of Olney, Brooke and Brody Largent of Kitty Hawk, N.C., three nieces, Jessie Hughes, Sara Colie and Denim Auman of Richmond, Va. and a nephew Justin of Titusville, Pa.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 26 at the Nomini Baptist Church with interment in the Nomini Church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Langmack Sisters Huntington’s Disease Memorial Fund, Rt. 2, Box 832, 16941 Kings Highway, Montross, Va. 22520.
Judith H. “Judy” Steverson
SELBYVILLE – Judith H. "Judy" Steverson, 65, of Selbyville, and formerly of Fairhaven, Md., died Sunday, May 20, 2007, at her home.
Born in Washington, she was the daughter of the late Leander H. and Margaret Gropp Herman.
She had worked as a staff assistant for Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska, and had worked for the U.S. Senate for 24 years. She was a member of the Keenwick Women’s Club and a member of St. Matthews By-the-Sea United Methodist Church in Fenwick Island.
She is survived by her husband, Woodrow W. Steverson, of Selbyville; her daughters, Eva Marie Savage of New Church and Sophia E. Garrett-Davis of Waldorf, Md.; her stepdaughters, Jane Shellhouse of Brea, Calif., Cheryl Steverson of Patsgona, Ariz., and Sandra Hubbard of Florida; her brother, Lee H. Herman of New York City; her sister, Margaret Ullrich of Fairhaven, Md.; and two granddaughters, Raven Savage and Madison Garrett-Davis.
A funeral service was held.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Matthews By-the-Sea United Methodist Church, 1000 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island, Del. 19944; or American Cancer Society, PO Box 163, Salisbury, Md. 21803-0163.
Arrangements by Hastings Funeral Home in Selbyville.