Stephen B. Cole of Perryville died at Heartland Hospice, Wilmington, Del., on Wednesday, February 26, 2014. He was 77.
Mr. Cole was born in Rising Sun, a son of the late Lee Samuel and Alverda Edmiston Cole. He was raised in Pleasant Grove and graduated from Quarryville High School.
Sarah Jane Bryant of Perryville died at home Tuesday, February 25, 2014. She was 85.
She was born in 1928 in Scranton, Pa., the first child of Christmas Reese and Sarah Jane Edwards Williams. She was first generation Welsh and was proud of her heritage.
In 1948 her family moved to Baltimore, where she met Bill Bryant. They became engaged in 1949 and were married August 12, 1950. They lived in Maryland for the remainder of their marriage.
Thelma Beverly Paschall, of Elkton, died at her home on Friday, February 21, 2014. She was 74.
Mrs. Paschall was born in Baltimore on December 24, 1939.
She is survived by her companion, Robert "Bob" Windle; five children, Brenda, David, Jr., Carl, Sr., Tony and Tina Paschall, all of Maryland; four brothers, Butch, Jack, Richard and Bob Hedges, all of Maryland; grandchildren, Mr. & Mrs. Bobby Koetzle, Gary, Carl, Jr., Crystal, Kellie, Biggie, Larry, Paul, Mike, David, III, Chad, Pumpkin, Bren, Cristina, Carlie, Darrin, Eddie and Shelby, all of Maryland; and her great grandchildren, Mariah, Monk, Jr., and many more.
Doris D. England, of Zion, died on Saturday, February 22, 2014. She was 83.
Mrs. England was a lifelong resident of Zion, born on October 24, 1930, daughter of the late Raymond and Grace Bothwell DeMond.
She graduated from the Calvert Agricultural School and Goldey Beacom College in Wilmington, Delaware.
Mavis Lyla Flaharty of Port Deposit died Saturday, February 22, 2014 at home. She was 80.
She was born in Alabama on February 24, 1933.
Dorothy Elizabeth Preston of Smyrna, S.C., formerly of North East, died Wednesday, February 12, 2014. She was 92.
Born in Dover, Del., on October 2, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Nolan and Mary Hutchins.
Charles Shirley Adams of Port Deposit died Saturday, February 22, 2014 in the University of Maryland Medical Center of Baltimore. He was 84.
Born May 26, 1929 in Lansing, N.C., he is the son of the late Charles W. and Rettie Powers Adams.
Mr. Adams was a member of the New Bridge Baptist Church of Colora.
John Arthur Hamilton of Rising Sun died Friday, February 21, 2014. He was 56.
Born in Elkton on May 12, 1957, he was the son of the late Harry and the late Virginia Jane (Smith) Hamilton.
Rickey Lee Wright of Elkton died at home Thursday, February 20, 2014. He was 58.
Born in Maryland, on December 7, 1955, he was the son of the late Fred Albert and the late Mae Louise (Pierce) Wright.
Mr. Wright was the Head of Maintenance for Lincoln University, Pa., where he worked for 30 years.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of North East.
Floyd E. Allred, of Colora, died on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family. He was 78.
Mr. Allred was a lifelong resident of Colora, and was born on May 10, 1935, son of the late Bernice Brammer Allred and Floyd E. Allred, Sr.