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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.
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Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street | June 7, 2013
This week's movie night Saturday at the Bridge of Life, 14 S. Potomac St., tells the true story of a family of five who were enjoying a Christmas vacation in Thailand when the 2004 tsunami hit.  The movie is scheduled for 7 p.m. Popcorn and a drink are free. To find out the name of this weekend's featured movie, call the church at 301-791-1674.   Zion Baptist Church to sponsor festival The Zion Baptist Church's I-NAM Ministry, “It's Not About Me,” is sponsoring a community festival on Saturday, June 29, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Zion's parking lot on Jonathan Street, with an admission cost of a 50-cent donation.
OBITUARIES
November 1, 2011
Marguerite Holly Mason Smith, 52, of Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, at the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore, Md. Born Feb. 15, 1959, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Charles "June Dad" and Margaret Christine McCann Mason. She was a member of Zion Baptist Church in Hagerstown. She is survived by her husband, George Smith; two sons, Donald Roman and Dallas Roman; four sisters, Lettea Cox, Jane Ingram, Karen Augustin and Donna Mason; seven brothers, Milford Mason, Gregory Mason, Charles Wayne Mason, Curtis Mason, Kevin Mason, Darnell Mason and Denell Mason; and nine grandchildren.
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December 3, 2008
NOV. 29, 1927-NOV. 28, 2008 Lelia Ann Hudgins, 80, of 13137 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, at Golden Living Center in Hagerstown. Born Nov. 29, 1927, in Buckingham, Va., she was the daughter of the late William McKinley West and Lelia Booker West. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Grover Hudgins Sr. They were married May 12, 1949. She was a graduate of Buckingham County (Va.) Public Schools. She was employed by Ravenwood Lutheran Village as a nurse's assistant from 1979 until 1996, when she retired.
OBITUARIES
May 21, 2012
Gene Howard Johnson, Jr. 24, of Hagerstown, Md., died Wednesday, May 17, 2012, at his home in Hagerstown. Born Oct. 6, 1987, in Queens, N.Y., he was the son of Gene Howard and Judy Ann (White) Johnson Sr. of Hagerstown. He was the maternal grandson of Juanita Jacobs, also of Hagerstown. Gene was a 2006 graduate of St. Maria Goretti High School, Hagerstown, where he made the game-winning shots in the Mid-Atlantic Invitational Basketball Tournament his senior year. He continued his education and basketball career at Morgan State University, where he was a walk-on whose team won three regular-season championships; two MEAC championships; made an appearance in the National Invitation Tournament; and had two berths in the NCAA Tournament.
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by ASHLEY GORDON | January 27, 2003
ashleyg@herald-mail.com For 16 years, an organization in Washington County has been teaching residents about the place where they live and encouraging them to be involved in the community. Phil Kelly, 44, director of public affairs for Citicorp Credit Services, is president of the organization, Leadership Hagerstown, and has been a member since 1991. "The objective of Leadership Hagerstown is to develop and enhance community leadership over the long term by offering participants from various backgrounds expanded knowledge and awareness of problems, opportunities and issues facing Hagerstown and Washington County, Kelly said.
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Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street | April 18, 2013
Fitness in the park The Activities for Life and Zion Baptist Church's Health and Fitness Ministry is sponsoring a free fitness in the park program starting Monday at Fairgrounds Park at the entrance off Cleveland Avenue. The group will meet Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. The community is invited. For more information, call Linda Brooks, certified fitness trainer, health  and nutrition consultant, at 301-797-4310.   Greater Campher Temple to celebrate anniversary The seventh annual pastoral anniversary of Presiding Elder Darin Mency and Elect Lady Helen Mency of Greater Campher Temple King's Apostle Church World Ministries, 125 Bethel St., is this weekend.
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Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street | August 31, 2012
The It's Not About Me Ministry will host a community festival Saturday, Sept. 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Zion Baptist Church parking lot on Jonathan Street in Hagerstown. The festival will feature a bounce house, big bounce sliding board and dunking tank. There will also be carnival games with prizes, candy jar contest, face painting, removable tattoos and balloon animals. Admission costs 50 cents. The menu will include hot dogs, hamburgers, wings, french fries, popcorn, cake, apple candy, cotton candy, snow cones, soda and water.
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December 17, 2000
Zion Baptist Church breaks ground for expansion By KIMBERLY YAKOWSKI / Staff Writer photo: RICHARD T. MEAGHER / staff photographer When Pastor Haru Carter first came to Zion Baptist Church 15 years ago, he knew instantly that the church would be a tight fit. continued Each week the church's 200 parishioners crammed into the 102-year-old church's sanctuary with seating for 150. "And that's with everybody...
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April 18, 2013
Zion Baptist Church on Bethel Street in Hagerstown will host Hospice of Washington County as it presents Hospice Care in Hagerstown on Saturday, April 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The program will feature welcoming remarks by Hospice CEO Eric Klimes and Pastor Ricky A. Smith Sr., presentations from Dr. Bernice Harper and Dr. Gwendolyn London and panel discussions featuring staff from Hospice.  Breakfast and lunch will be served. Those interested in attending the event should call Hospice to reserve a seat.
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