Mary Ellen Moreland
September 26, 1930- October 12, 2014
Mary Ellen Moreland, 84, of Lothian, MD passed away suddenly October 12, 2014. Mary was born September 26, 1930 in Croom, MD to Robert N. and Martha E. (Thomas) Windsor. She was raised in Croom and attended Frederick Sasscer High School in Upper Marlboro. She met and married James W. Moreland and they were married May 6, 1949. James and Mary lived and raised their family on their farm in Lothian. She was a lifelong farmer, primarily raising tobacco. She was also employed for 24 years as a snack-bar cook at Wayson’s Bingo in Wayson’s Corner, retiring in 2009. Mary was a member of the A.A. County Farm Bureau and Mt. Zion U.M. Church. In her leisure time she enjoyed playing bingo and slot machines, gardening and cooking, and spending time with family and friends.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband James W. Moreland, Sr., her parents and eight siblings. She is survived by a daughter Eleanor Mae Thomas and husband Dennis, son James W. “Bo” Moreland, Jr. and wife Donna, grandchildren James and Rebecca Moreland and Jo Ann Thomas, and great-granddaughters Amanda, Emily, Madison and Caitlyn, all of Lothian. She is also survived by a brother Benjamin Windsor of Virginia, and by several nieces and nephews.
Thursday, October 16, 2014