St. Mary's County Times January 11, 2018 - Page 20

20 Obituaries The County Times The 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. John Judson Alvey John Judson Alvey, 68, of Clements, MD passed away on January 6, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Born on July 18, 1949 he was the son of the late James Francis Alvey and Margaret Ann (Mattingly) Alvey. Judson was a devoted husband to Barbara Jean (St. Clair) Alvey whom he married on Oc- tober 10, 1971. Judson was a lifelong farmer work- ing on the family hog and tobacco farm with his brother, Bernard Allen (Jack- ie) Alvey. Judson also enjoyed his work as a truck driver, most recently working for Bowles Farms. Judson was actively involved in the young men’s softball league in his younger years coaching the Miller High Life team. He made many close friends during this time and treasured the memories. Judson was inducted into the St, Mary’s County Young Men’s Softball League Hall of Fame on October 22, 1994. Judson also great- ly enjoyed working in his garden and spending time with his family. Judson is survived by his wife of 46 years, Barbara (St.Clair) Alvey. Chil- dren; Jay Alvey (Debbie) of Clements, MD, and Sara Pilkerton (Lee) of Cle- ments, MD. Grandchildren; Cora Pilk- erton and Carson Pilkerton. Siblings; Bernard Allen (Jackie) Alvey (Donnie) of Clements, MD, Sara Jane Guy of Avenue, MD, and Margaret Rita Cul- lins (Bernard) of Bushwood, MD. In addition to his parents, Judson was preceded in death by his brother in law Frankie Guy. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 5:00 PM ~ 8:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner funeral home chapel with prayers re- cited at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednes- day, January 10, 2018 at 10:00 AM in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Mor- In Remembrance ganza, MD with Father Drew Royals officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens Leonard- town, MD. Pallbearers will be Darren Alvey, Shawn Alvey, Troy Alvey, Michael Hayden, George Hayden, Gary Hill, Glenn Cullins and Allen Alvey. Hon- orary pallbearers will be Tommy and Tina Bowles and the entire staff of Bowles farms. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations in Memory of Judson be made to the Seventh District Res- cue Squad PO Box 206 Avenue, MD 20909 and/or Hospice of St. Mary’s PO Box 625 Leonardtown, MD 20650. Arrangements provided by the Mat- tingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A. Leonardtown, MD. Barbara Jean “Dolly” Davidson Caring for the Past Planning for the Future Traditional Funerals, Cremation Services, Memorial Church Services, Direct Burials, Monuments, Unlimited with Commitment Through After Care. www.brinsfi eldfuneral.com FAMILY-OWNED & OPERATED FOR TWO GENERATIONS Brinsfi eld Funeral Home, P.A. 22955 Hollywood Road Leonardtown, Maryland 20650 (301) 475-5588 Brinsfi eld Funeral Home, P.A. 30195 Three Notch Road Charlotte Hall, Maryland 20650 (301) 472-4400 Thursday, January 11, 2018 Barbara Jean “Dolly” Davidson died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at George- town University Hospital in Washing- ton DC.  She was 88 years old.   Mrs. Davidson came to St. Mary’s County with her husband, the late Theron “T” Davidson, in 1951.  Recog- nizing the need for summer activities for the growing population of children coming to St. Mary’s with parent’s sta- tions at Patuxent Naval Air Station, Mr. and Mrs. Davidson founded a sum- mer Bible camp on the banks of the St. Mary’s River.  The following year to the shores of Green Holly Pond off Rue Purchase Road and would eventually evolve into SAYSF (Seek and Ye Shall Find) Bible Church. A graduate of the State University of New York, Oneonta and an ac- complished musician, Mrs. Davidson taught first grade at the Frank Knox School in Lexington Park, served on the Board of the Center for Life En- richment, volunteered with the Navy Marine Corp Relief Society, acted as a docent at Historic St. Mary’s City, ran the SAYSF Bible church office and mu- sic ministries, and х՝Ё͕ͥ)Ёѡ1᥹ѽAɬ ɥѥM(܁-é ɥѥ)%Mѕȁ܁5̸٥ͽ)ѡ1᥹ѽAɬYչѕ)I͍ՔMՅ ɥȀ啅)͕٥ѡɔ݅́͡ȁ)ݽ͕٥ٕ䁅Ʉ)ѥٔѡѵЁՑ)ݼѥ́́ɕͥЁ ȁ)ѡ ɐɕѽ̻ 5̸٥)ͽ݅́Ёѡ͡ѕ)1AYILѡЁٕͅ܁ݼЁ)̰ͥɕمѥѡɕЁ5)Iхѥեͥѥɽ)ȁՍѥѡ Ս!ݥ)IMхѥɕՍɥѡ)͡ѕ͕ M݅́ͼ)ٕ䁅ѥٔչȰ)ѽٔɕȁȁٕȀ啅̸)5̸٥ͽ݅́ɕѠ)䁡ȁɕ̰ձ4ɽѡ) ɽݸȁ͉Qɽ\qSt)٥ͽȁͽ5ɬP٥)ͽ1᥹ѽAɬ Ḿȴ)٥ٕ䁡ȁͽ-٥ͽ)́ݥAɥ쁡ȁɅͽMݸ)٥ͽ͉́5) ѡȁͽ́ ȁ5ɍ)ȁɅ՝ѕȁMɤɕ́)ȁ͉٥ѡȁͽ́i)Q展ȁ 1᥹ѽAɬ)́ݕ̰́ͥ́)ѡɽ՝ЁѡUѕMхѕ̸ )Qݥɕٔ٥ͥѽ́)MeM ɍЀЁIՔ)Aɍ͔I1᥹ѽAɬ)Q͑䰁)Յİɽ)ѼѡٕݥѠ)ɥ͕٥Ց5LɅ́)͕ٕe !ȁչɅݥ)MeM ɍɥ䰁)Դ)ȰЁѕѡɹݥѠ)ѕɵЁѼ܁Ё ɱ́5)ɥɑ́1ɑѽݸ )QݽձѼɕ)ɕѥѼѡхЁ5)MхȁMи5é!х5Mх)ɝѽݸUٕͥ!х)ѡȁ́ɽͥɔ)ɥɅé̻ Q)ȁȁ݅ɵѠչх )%ԁݕ̰ѡ䁅ͭ)ѡЁɥѥ́Ѽ)ѡ1᥹ѽAɬYչѕȁI͍Ք)MՅȁMeM ɍ )Ʌ́ɽ٥ѡ5д)ѥɑȁչɅ!@)1ɑѽݸ5)Mݽ5٥љ)Mݽ5٥љ䀡(Ĥ= ɱє!5居)ɥ)Յ԰ก!́٥ٕ)䁡́ݥ܁啅̰IѠ5(M̤љ䁅́ͽ