BONITA KAY HANEY “Bonny”
On Saturday, October 14, 2017. Beloved wife of Cecil Haney; loving mother of Elizabeth, Thomas (Shervyse) and Joseph Haney. She is also survived by her dear mother Freda Thompson; sister Penny Kriesch and niece Erin Burt; wonderful grandchildren TJ, Daniel, and Timothy; sisters-in-law Yvonne Coates and Yvette Morris (CV) and a host of other relatives and friends. On Friday, October 27 visitation from 4 to 8 pm at the Borgwardt Funeral Home 4400 Powder Mill Road, Beltsville, MD. On Saturday, October 28 at 11 a.m.service at Hillandale Baptist Church 2601 Powder Mill Rd. Adelphi, Maryland 20783. Interment George Washington Cemetery in Adelphi, MD. Arrangements by Borgwardt Funeral Home 301-937-1707. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc (https://ww5.komen.org).
LCDR Gregory Hughes’ funeral Will be held at Pope Funeral Home, off of Marlboro Pike in District Heights.
The address is: 5538 Marboro Pike, District Heights Maryland, 20747. The funeral will be on Saturday, October 7 at 11 AM. The viewing of the body will be from 9 AM until 11 AM before the funeral.
Mrs. Eulalee Marion Cordice Parham, the wife of the late Thomas David Parham Jr, – the Navy’s first African American Captain – passed away, July 24, 2017.
Called “a woman of faith, devoted wife and mother, and career art educator” in her obituary, Mrs. Parham was born Sept. 30, 1920 in Aurora, North Carolina. She and Capt. Parham were married for 55 years before he passed away in 2007. Here she is pictured with then Deputy Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Vice Adm. Melvin G. Williams as he hands her the national ensign during a memorial service in honor of Capt. Parham. Parham was the first black man to achieve the rank of captain in the United States Navy.
During Capt. Parham’s distinguished years of service, he received 14 personal decorations including the Legion of Merit and the Meritorious Service Medal. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Cory Rose/RELEASED)