August 13, 2010
Zion Baptist Church will hold a crab feast Saturday, Sept. 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the UAW Hall, 18131 Maugans Ave. in Maugansville. The menu includes fried chicken, macaroni salad, crab soup and corn on the cob. Tickets cost $35. Tickets must be reserved by Aug. 28. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.ZBC61.org . There is a $2.50 processing fee for all tickets purchased online. All proceeds benefit Zion Baptist Church's capital campaign. The Rev. Rickey A. Smith Sr. is pastor.
October 25, 2012
Zion Baptist Church, at 61 W. Bethel St. in Hagerstown, sponsored a health and fitness Expo Oct. 6. The objective of the expo was to promote a healthy lifestyle though diet, exercise, nutrition and positive mental health. The theme for the expo was “Getting Healthy and Fit for God's Kingdom.” The Rev. Rickey A. Smith Sr. is pastor of Zion Baptist Church. “We all know when the Lord is involved, we don't have to worry about it being a great success,” said event leader Linda Brooks.
November 27, 2002
Zion Baptist Church, 61 W. Bethel St., Hagerstown, will hold a Thanksgiving service at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. The church is also offering a free community Thanksgiving dinner from noon until 3 p.m. that day.
July 7, 2009
Due to a source's error, an obituary in Monday's Herald-Mail for Robert L. Gaskins, 57, omitted information. Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. The funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Zion Baptist Church, 41 W. Bethel St., Hagerstown.
April 7, 2010
A Women's Day prayer breakfast will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. at Zion Baptist Church, 61 W. Bethel St., Hagerstown. The theme is "Women on One Accord. " The guest speaker will be first lady Rose Smith, wife of the new pastor, the Rev. Rickey A. Smith Sr. For tickets, call the church office at 301-739-5616.
March 17, 2011
Alberta Burnett, 98, of Charles Town, W.Va., died Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at Shenandoah Center in Charles Town. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Zion Baptist Church in Charles Town. The service will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the church. Bishop Charles F. Cummings Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in Gibsontown, W.Va.
May 31, 2012
Helen Mildred Brown, 91, of Hagerstown, Md., died Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Coffman Nursing Home in Hagerstown. Born March 9, 1921, in Keedysville, Md., she was the daughter of the late Roy E. and Lollie (Keets) Keets. She was the wife of the late Edward Benjamin Brown Sr., who died July 22, 2004. Helen was a homemaker and a member of Zion Baptist Church in Hagerstown. She is survived by one son, Edward B. Brown Jr., and a brother, Edward L. Keets, both of Hagerstown; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
April 22, 2009
DEC. 17, 1915-APRIL 17, 2009 Edith Virginia Cook, 93, of Hagerstown, went to be with the Lord Friday, April 17, 2009, at Julia Manor Health Care Center, Hagerstown, Md. Born Dec. 17, 1915, in Weverton, Md., she was the daughter of the late Janie C. (Weedon) Brown and John T. Brown Sr. She was the wife of the late Howell Lawrence Cook Sr., who departed in 1958. Edith was a 50-year member of Zion Baptist Church, Hagerstown, where she was a senior choir member, served as a trustee, with the usher board, missionaries society and a number of other committees.
October 13, 2009
DEC. 9, 1950-OCT. 9, 2009 LEXINGTON PARK, Md. - William Franklin Broadus Sr., 58, of Lexington Park, Md., died Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, at his home. Born Dec. 9, 1950, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late Betty Jane (Smith) Broadus and William Alexander Somerville of Washington, D.C., and stepson to the late Carl Franklin Broadus. William graduated from North Hagerstown High School, class of 1968. He was a cook and worked at several of the local restaurants in the area before moving to Lexington Park, Md. He was a member of Zion Baptist Church, Hagerstown, Md. William is survived by three sons, William F. Broadus Jr., Terence L. Broadus and Lamon Thomas, all of Cumberland, Md.; five daughters, Jeaneen L. Holman of Hagerstown, Karen L. Bean of Chambersburg, Pa., Chemise R. Sanders of Waynesboro, Pa., Terese L. Broadus of Hagerstown and Bonita R. Findley of Dayton, Ohio; five sisters, Debra L. Broadus and Betty I.E. Broadus, both of Hagerstown, Virginia L. Brooks of Culpepper, Va., and Crystal Somerville and Quita Somerville, both of Washington, D.C.; 15 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins.