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Saturday, January 19, 2008

Senator Gwendolyn Britt

The Late Senator Gwendolyn Britt was laid to rest on Friday, January 18. The viewing was held from 9:00am until 11:00am, and the funeral started at 11:00am. Reid Temple African AME Church in Glendale Maryland hosted the funeral and the reception.

In attendance at the funeral were 100s of mourners who remembered her during the Freedom marches in the 60s to her demise on Saturday, January 12, 2008.

Her funeral was attended by Governor Martin O'Malley, Lt. Governor Anthony Brown, Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin; Congressmen Albert Wynn, Chris Van Hollen and Elijah Cummings; Former Congressman Kwiesi Mfume; a host of State Senators and Delegates including Nat Exum, Ulysses Curry, Doyle Niemann, Jolene Ivey and Victor Ramierez; County Executive Jack Johnson and members of the County Council including Will Campos; and Mayors/Commissioners and Councils/Commissioners from all over the County.
Bishop (State Senator) C. Anthony Muse delivered the eulogy and Senator Britt was entombed at Harmony Cemetery in Seat Pleasant Maryland.

Senator Britt's husband was supported by numerous family members including her two sons, five grandchildren, sisters and a host of other relatives and friends.

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