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Beatrice Wormack

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April 18, 2001

Beatrice Virginia Wormack, 82, of 413 Central Ave., Cumberland, went to be with the Lord, Monday, April 16, 2001, at Memorial Hospital.

Born on Nov. 18, 1918, in Williamsport, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Thomas R. Kent and Mahalia (Clifford) Kent. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, John W. Wormack Sr. in 1993; a son, Airman First Class, Jerry W. Wormack in 1967; and a son-in-law, Robert Darden in 1995. Mrs. Wormack was a dedicated wife and mother. She was a very active member of Ebenezer Baptist Church for over 60 years, a pianist for many years, and a volunteer for the American Red Cross, HRDC, and at Memorial Hospital.

Mom was able to live these past 82 years to the fullest because she believed in her favorite scripture, which says, "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me" (Philippians 4:13). "Ms. Beatty" loved everyone that she met, and affected every life she touched. She is survived by two sons, John W. Wormack Jr. and wife Janet, Olney, and James "Jimmy" W. Wormack and wife Kimberly, LaVale; three daughters, LeeRetta Wormack, East Orange, N.J., Shirley Darden-Warmack, Cumberland, Joyce E. Wormack, Cumberland; a sister, Mary E. Stewart, Cumberland; a sister-in-law, Leona Wormack, Cumberland; eight grandchildren, Keith, Karen, Pamela, Jason, Rebekah, Leah, Rachel, Micah; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received at the Merritt-Adams Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. John Lee McIntyre Sr. officiating. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. The family requests that memorials be made to Ebenezer Baptist Church, 861 Columbia Ave., Cumberland, MD 21502.

"Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things, enter thou into the joy of thy Lord." Matthew 25:21


Text: Cumberland Times-News


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Allegany County, Maryland

African Americans, History; Allegany County (Md.), History.

Allegany County (Md.), 1890-2008

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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