Calvert County Times December 07, 2017 - Page 14

14 Obituaries The Calvert County Times In Remembrance Gertrude Lorranie Allday Randall David “Randy” Holmes Funeral servic- es for Gertrude Lorranie Allday, 82, of Aiken, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, December 8, 2017, at the Cha- pel of GEORGE F U N E R A L HOME. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to SPCA Albrecht Cen- ter for Animal Welfare, in memory of Lorraine Allday, 199 Willow Run Road, Aiken, SC 29801. Mrs. Allday, widow of Bobby F. Allday, passed away on Friday, De- cember 1, 2017. Born in Cheverly, Maryland, she was a daughter of the late Ollie and Bessie Stewart Con- well. She was a retired nurse. Mrs. Allday was a member of the Ameri- can Quarter Horse Association for over 40 years and a AQHA Judge for over 30 years. She was a lifelong equestrian. She and her late husband raised multiple champions. She loved her dogs, specifically her 2 late Jack Russells, Biscuit and Grits, as well as recently losing her dog Lost. In addi- tion to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Ollie Eugene Conwell, Jr. Memorial contributions may be made to Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare, 199 Willow Run Road, Ai- ken SC 29801. Funeral arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home. Randall David “Randy” Holmes, 61, of West River, MD passed away November 28, 2017 at his resi- dence, surround- ed by family. Randy was born June 21, 1956 in Snow Hill, MD to Anna Marie (Cook) and Grayson Dale Holmes. He was raised in Cumberland, MD until moving to Annapolis at age six. He graduated from Annapolis High School, class of 1974, and attended Frostburg State College. Randy mar- ried Mary Alice McCafferty Decem- ber 25, 1977 and they lived in An- napolis until moving to West River in 1985. Randy was employed as a retail store manager at Sneade’s Ace Home Center in Owings, MD for over thir- ty four years. In his leisure time, he enjoyed golf, bowling, coaching and watching sports, and spending time with family, especially his grandson Grayson. Randy was preceded in death by his parents, and is survived by his devoted wife Mary, a daughter Jac- lyn Holmes of Millersville, sons David Holmes and wife Jennifer of West River, and Matthew Holmes of Pasadena, and his grandson Grayson Edward Holmes. A celebration of Randy’s life was held Sunday December 3, 2017 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Renditions Golf Course in Davidsonville, MD. In Lieu of Flowers to: Love Gives Adoption-Great Give 2017; website: http://www.love-gives.com Funeral services by Rausch Funer- al Home. Thursday, December 7, 2017 The Calvert County Times runs complimentary obituaries as submitted by funeral homes and readers. We run them in the order we receive them. Any submissions that come to guyleonard@countytimes.net after noon on Mondays may run in the following week’s edition. Barbara Louise Spaid Barbara Lou- ise Spaid, 84 of Prince Frederick, MD passed away at home on No- vember 28, 2017. She was born on July 19, 1933 in Washington, D.C. to Elmer and Nel- lie Payne Ford. She graduated from McKinley Technical High School in 1951 and went to work for the Fed- eral Government. On February 28, 1953 she married her high school sweetheart and love of her life, Nor- man Spaid – a union that lasted for over 64 years. She later worked for the National Audubon Society and Montgomery County Schools as a secretary at Rock Terrace School. In her later years, she became an an- tique dealer and appraiser and she and Norman could be found at lo- cal auctions and antique shows in the Southern Maryland area. She loved meeting new people and cher- ished her time spent with family and friends. She especially enjoyed their twice yearly trips to Myrtle Beach and participated in many activities while she was there. Bobbie was a wonderful mother to her two sons, leading them to be- come men of high principles. She went to their elementary schools for every holiday party and went to their high school and made sure ev- ery young person had someone there who cared for them. She was a very talented seamstress, artist, and cook. She enjoyed doing hand work like crocheting and needlepoint. She was a voracious reader and loved mystery stories. She was a passionate and fun person who lived life to the fullest and she left this world with no regrets. She will be missed and loved forever. Bobbie is survived by her loving hus- band and caregiver Norman Spaid and sons John (Katherine) Spaid of Oklahoma City, OK and Raymond Spaid of Prince Frederick, MD. She is also survived by her grandchil- dren John (Robin) Spaid of Okla- homa City, OK and Matthew (Lori) Spaid of Orange, TX, and six great grandchildren: Samantha, Adalynn, Lucas, Emmerick, Gabriel and Brod- erick Spaid. She also leaves behind her sister Susan (Douglas) Hance of Prince Frederick, MD. She was also the beloved aunt to Lisa Hance Hyatt (Sean), Brent (Nicole) Hance, Paul Testerman, Ava and Andrew Hance. She leaves behind cousins and friends who will cherish her memory. The family received relatives and friends for viewing on Decem- ber 4, 2017 from 10 -11 AM at the RAUSCH Funeral Home, located at 4405 Broomes Island Rd., Port Re- public, MD 20676. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 AM. Interment immediately followed at Oakland Baptist Cemetery in King George, VA. Contributions may be made in memory of Barbara to the Prince Frederick Rescue Squad, 755 Solo- mons Island Road S., P.O. Box 346, Prince Frederick, MD 20678 Joan L. Biggs Joan L. Biggs passed away on Nov. 28, 2017. 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