Saturday, January 12, 2013

Edit Stockett Passes Away

    Edith M. Stockett, 92, a lifelong resident of Davidsonville, died January 10 at Heritage Harbour Health and Rehabilitation Center of natural causes.
    Born on February 12, 1920 in Mitchellville to the late Walter Benjamin and Blanche Coale Carrick, Edith was a graduate of Upper Marlboro High School.
    A former bookkeeper with the Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Edith and her late husband, Calvin Chaney Stockett, worked farmland in Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties for most of their lives. In her spare time she enjoyed spending time with her brothers, sisters, children and grandchildren.
    In addition to her parents and husband, Edith was preceded in death by her son, David Carrick Stockett, five brothers and two sisters. She is survived by her son, Calvin D. (Gail) Stockett of Annapolis; daughter, Anita M. (Jack) Parker of Davidsonville; sister, Jennie Spicknall of Riva; grandson, Jay Parker; five granddaughters, Tammy Murphy, Ginger Sutphin, Laura Wooster, Sabrina Reed and Brooke Reich; and five great-grandsons and eight great-granddaughters.
    Friends are invited to Edith's Life Celebration from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, January 13 at the George P. Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomons Island Rd., Edgewater, where a funeral service will be held 12 noon, Monday, January 14. Interment will follow at Lakemont Memorial Gardens in Davidsonville. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the 
American Diabetes Association , 800 Wyman Park Dr., Ste. 110, Baltimore, MD 21211 or the Alzheimer's Association , 1850 York Rd., Ste. D, Timonium, MD 21093. An online guestbook is available at:

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