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 Mayme Edythe <I>Stroman</I> Cavell

Mayme Edythe Stroman Cavell

Birth
Lilesville, Anson County, North Carolina, USA
Death 23 Apr 2004 (aged 87)
Hanover County, Virginia, USA
Burial Hanover, Hanover County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 100125565 · View Source
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MARRIED TO DR. WINSTON W CAVELL FOR 62 YRS. MOTHER OF TWO DAUGHTERS- MAMIE EDITH AND TAMARA KINGSTON. GRANDMOTHER TO ZURI IRENE AND NIA. B.A.GRADUATE OF ALLEN UNIVERSITY IN 1937.BEGAN CAREER IN LIBRARY SCIENCES. FINAL CAREER IN LABORATORY WORK AT U.S.ARMY QUARTERMASTER HEADQUARTERS FOR 25 YRS.BEGINNING WITH HER VICTORY GARDEN IN 1944, SHE BECAME A MASTER GARDENER.HER SPRINGTIME GARDEN WAS A SHOWPLACE AS WELL AS THE OTHER SEASONS. A GOURMET COOK, CANNED HER OWN FOODS, CANNED PRESERVES AND JAMS AND MADE WINES FROM THE BLACK BERRRIES IN THE GARDEN. MADE FRUIT CAKES FOR ALL THE FAMILY AT CHRISTMAS TIME.AN AVID READER. ALSO WROTE POEMS AND SHORT STORIES FOR HER FAMILY.
A MEMBER OF THE A.M.E. CHURCH IN COLUMBIA, S.C. AND CAMPBELL A.M.E.IN PHILADELPHIA, PA. WHERE SHE PLAYED THE PIANO AS NEEDED. SHE LATER JOINED THE SOCIETY OF FRIENDS (QUAKERS) IN THE PHILADELPHIA YEARLY MEETING, A MEMBER OF UNITY WALN STREET MEETING IN 1948 -1979 AND THEN THE RICHMOND FRIENDS MEETING, BALTIMORE YEARLY MEETING UNTIL 2004. A QUAKER FOR 60 YRS.



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  • Created by: peggie
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100125565
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mayme Edythe Stroman Cavell (26 Sep 1916–23 Apr 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100125565, citing Roselawn Memory Gardens, Hanover, Hanover County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by peggie (contributor 47313815) .