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ALSTON, BURGESS, CARTER, COOPER, TAYLOR posted by EbonyP on Sunday, April 21, 1974
Funeral Services: Sunday, April 21, 1974 2:30 PM
Odell Baptist Church in Littleton, NC - officiated by Rev. W. S. TAYLOR

The late Mrs. Luzania CARTER TAYLOR (1880 - 1974), was the daughter of the late Mr. And Mrs. William CARTER. She departed this life April 17, 1974 at 4:20 AM in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mary BURGESS, Littleton, NC.

She professed Christ at an early age and joined the Lovely Hill Baptist Church. Later she joined the Odell Baptist Church and remained a faithful member and loving Mother until her death.

She was united in Holy Matrimony to the late Pomp TAYLOR and to this union was born eleven children.

Surviving are five daughters: Mrs. Bert ALSTON, Mrs. Nora ALSTON, Mrs. Mary BURGESS all of Littleton, NC, Mrs. Luevinia COOPER of Vaughan, NC and Mrs. Frances ALSTON of Newport News, Va.; three sons: Mr. Robert TAYLOR of Coatesville, Pa., Tommie TAYLOR of Littleton, NC and Mr. Herbert TAYLOR of Vaughan, NC; 58 grandchildren; 176 great grandchildren; 46 great great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.

Note: Her name is also spelled Lousianna or Luzianna.

FOWLER, HOOK, JUDGE, ODOM, PLUMMER, SHEARIN posted by Gail Shearin on Sunday, February 1, 1998

The Washington Post Obituaries - 2 Jan 1998
PLUMMER M. SHEARIN, 81, a retired judge of Montgomery County Circuit Court and a former president of the Montgomery County Charter Committee that established the county code in the early 1950s, died of congestive heart failure Dec. 31 at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville.

Judge Shearin, a former resident of Chevy Chase, was born in Essex, NC. He graduated from Wake Forest niversity and became a schoolteacher and track coach in North Carolina. During World War II, he served in the Navy as a communications officer in the Pacific.

In 1946 he moved to the Washington area and attended George Washington University law school. After graduating in 1948, he was an assistant county attorney in Montgomery County until 1951. He then established a private law practice.

While working with the Montgomery County Charter committee in 1950, he drafted the county code.

From 1966 to 1980, Judge Shearin served on the Montgomery County Circuit Court. Judge Shearin then moved to Delray Beach, FL, where he practiced law until 1993. He also was counsel to the law firm of Linowes & Blacher., which has offices in Silver Spring and Washington. From 1987 to 1993 he was a certified civil mediator in Palm Beach County, FL.

After retiring in 1993, Judge Shearin returned to Chevy Chase for a brief period before settling in Louisville.

Judge Shearin was a past president of the International Academy of Trial Judges and a co-founder of its Board of Regents. He was a past president of the Silver Spring Kiwanis Club and the Montgomery County Arts Center. He was a past member of the board of directors of the Community Psychiatric Clinic and a past trustee of Suburban Hospital and Montgomery County General Hospital. He was also a Mason and a Shriner.

His wife, Eva FOWLER SHEARIN, died in 1994.

Survivors include two daughters, Cindy SHEARIN, of Rockville and Denise HOOK of Louisville; a brother, Paul SHEARIN of Chapel Hill, NC; a sister, Blanch ODOM of Virginia Beach; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

GEORGE, KIMBALL posted by New Hampshire State Library on Thursday, February 19, 1998

The New Hampshire library community was saddened to learn that Lt. Col. George H. Kimball, Jr. of Kittery, Maine died on September 4 at the Colombia Portsmouth Regional Hospital.

Mr. Kimball was the husband of Judith Kimball, the former supervisor of library development services at the New Hampshire State Library. A 1949 graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Mr. Kimball was a veteran of World War II and served in Germany, France, and Belgium. Following his years at UNH, he returned to active duty and served in England, Korea, and the United States, retiring in 1961. Mr. Kimball was an active genealogist with the Kimball Family Association and assisted his wife in the monumental task of revising The History of the Kimball Family in America. He was a strong supporter of the State Library, often making substantial monetary donations to assist in the purchase of such works as the American Genealogical Biographical Index.

Mr. Kimball will be missed and remembered by all who knew him.


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