Thomas William Macaulay Smith, 57, deputy assistant secretary of State in the Office of Policy and Program Review and a former U.S. ambassador to Ghana and Nigeria, died of cancer July 22 at Georgetown University Hospital.
Mr. Smith was a Foreign Service officer for more than 30 years, and a deputy assistant secretary for the past two years. He was ambassador in Nigeria in 1984 and 1985 and ambassador in Ghana from 1979 to 1983.
A resident of Washington, Mr. Smith was born in Boston and graduated from Harvard University. He also received a bachelor's degree from Cambridge University in England, and earned a master's degree in economics at the University of Wisconsin.
He served three years in the Marine Corps before joining the State Department in 1956.
He was an economics officer in Tunis, then a finance officer in Paris from 1961 to 1966 and an economics officer in Lagos from 1966 to 1968.
From 1968 to 1971 he was chief of the division of U.N. economic affairs in Washington. In 1971 and 1972 he was assigned at the National War College.
Mr. Smith was in London from 1972 to 1975 as deputy chief of the economic and commercial section of the U.S. Embassy. He returned to Washington as director of the Office of West African Affairs at the State Department.
He was a member of the American Foreign Service Association and the Metropolitan Club. He served on the board of the Woodstock Foundation in Woodstock, Vt., an organization that awards grants for Vermont projects.
Survivors include his wife, Jane Stuart McDill Smith, and three daughters, Julia Herrick Macaulay Smith, Sarah Stuart Macaulay Smith and Ann Leighton Macaulay Smith, all of Washington; one brother, James Macaulay Smith of Lexington, Mass., and one sister, Emily Smith Cain of Jerseyville, Ontario. LOUIS JOHNSTOCKER,
75, a retired Navy captain who was coordinator of civil defense in Arlington for 23 years, died of leukemia July 15 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Capt. Stocker, a resident of McLean, was born in St. Louis and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. Before World War II he was a gunnery and engineering officer aboard battleships, destroyers and heavy cruisers in the Pacific.
He was a gunnery and ordnance instructor at the Naval Academy during the early years of the war, then served as a gunnery officer aboard the light cruiser Raleigh in the South Pacific during the last two years of the war.
After the war he was in charge of advanced technical service schools in the Washington area. In 1948 he retired from the Navy. His military decorations included a Bronze Star.
Capt. Stocker was assistant to the administrative engineer at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and a Northern Virginia real estate salesman before he was named coordinator of civil defense for Arlington in 1951. He retired again in 1974.
He was a member of the Arlington Kiwanis Club, and was its president in 1973.
His marriage to Elaine Stocker ended in divorce.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Stocker of McLean; two children by his first marriage, Richard Stocker of Walnut Creek, Calif., and Linda Reuther of Chittendon, Vt., and two stepchildren, Linda Carol Conrad and Karen Diane Conrad, both of Alexandria. BRYAN HASKELL JACQUES, 79, a retired official of the Federal Trade Commission who also was general counsel and staff director of the House of Representatives Small Business Committee, died of heart ailments July 20 at Arlington Hospital.
Mr. Jacques, a resident of Arlington, was born in Wichita, Kan. He graduated fom the University of Wichita and earned a law degree at the University of Chicago in 1932.
In 1935, he joined the FTC in Chicago. In 1950, he was transferred to Washington. From 1957 to 1961, he was staff director of the House Small Business Committee. He then returned to the FTC, where he was director of the bureau of industry guidance when he retired in 1963. He received the agency's Distinguished Service Award.
Mr. Jacques then returned to the House Small Business Committee, where he was chief of staff and general counsel until his final retirement in 1970.
Survivors include his wife, Alma G. Jacques of Arlington; one son, Denis Jacques of San Francisco; four sisters, Verda Maure, Della Jacques and Velma Staplin, all of Wichita, and Eva Jeanne Whitmore of Dallas; one brother, Bill Jacques of Wichita, and one granddaughter. SHERMAN WASHINGTON PARKER, 91, a retired confidential mail clerk for the Department of the Army who earlier had been a foreman at a Potomac Electric Power Co. garage in Washington, died of cardiac arrest July 15 at Providence Hospital.
Mr. Parker was born in King George County, Va., and had lived in Washington since 1922.
He served in the Army during World War I.
From 1923 to 1947 he worked for Pepco, and from 1947 until he retired in the mid-1960s he was a confidential mail clerk in the Office of the Adjutant General of the Army.
Mr. Parker had attended night school classes at Cardozo High School.
He was a deacon at Lincoln Temple Congregational Church in Washington, a charter member of the Brookland Wide Awake Club and the Brookland-Woodridge chapter of the Association of Retired Persons, and a member of the Brookland Friendly Senior Neighbors.
Survivors include his wife, Hattie B. Parker, and a daughter, Helen Millicent P. Barber, both of Washington; a grandson, and a great-grandson. JOSEPHINE R. PRESTON, 85, a resident of the Washingtonarea since 1927, died of renal failure July 22 at Sibley Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Preston, a native of Rising Sun, Md., was a member of the Red Cross Motor Corps during World War II. She lived in Chevy Chase.
Her husband, Dr. John F. Preston, a Washington physician, died in 1976.
Survivors include a son, John R. Preston of Boca Raton, Fla.; a brother, Granville P. Richards of Sun City, Ariz.; a sister, Margaret R. Kirby of Baltimore; two grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. WANDA CARTERGERBICH
46, a member of the Pohick Episcopal Church in Lorton and Joppa Lodge No. 27 of the Order of the Eastern Star, died of cancer July 22 at Fairfax Hospital.
Mrs. Gerbich, a resident of Lorton, was born in Washington. She grew up in Takoma Park and Beltsville and she was a 1958 graduate of High Point High School.
Survivors include her husband, Richard Gerbich, and four sons, Scott, Jeff, William and Timothy, all of Lorton; her parents, William A. and Myrtle Carter of Beltsville, and one sister,Betty Baldelli of Arlington, Tex. DONNA J.SACKRISON,
55, a teacher in Illinois until she retired for reasons of health and moved to the Washington area 10 years ago, died of a cerebral hemorrhage July 22 at the Reston Hospital Center.
Miss Sackrison lived at the Hunters Woods Fellowship House, a retirement facility in Reston. A native of Chicago, she graduated from DeKalb University and earned a master's degree in education at Northern Illinois State Teachers College. She was a teacher and school principal in Des Plaines, Ill.
Survivors include her mother, Beatrice Endert Sackrison of Reston, and one sister, Edythe Ann Gaisor of McLean. WOODROW WILSON GWALTNEY, 74 , a retired physicaleducation teacher and guidance counselor in the D.C. public school system, died of cancer July 22 at Suburban Hospital.
Mr. Gwaltney was born in Smithfield, Va., and had lived in Washington since 1935. He was a graduate of Howard University.
During World War II, he was a production worker at the Washington Navy Yard. He joined the school system after the war. He was assigned at Randall Junior High School for about 15 years. At his retirement in the mid-1970s, he was a job placement counselor for the school system.
In retirement he was an instructor in physical education at Howard University and a messenger for Suburban Bank.
His wife, Barbara Bruckner Gwaltney, died in 1971.
Survivors include two sons, William Gwaltney of LaJunta, Colo., and Gregory Gwaltney of Annapolis; two sisters, Theresa Lunsford of Smithfield, and Cleo Flood of Philadelphia, and one brother, Jack Gwaltney of Smithfield. WILLIAM MANVELL, 87 , a retiredemploye of the Fairfax County public school system who also had been a band leader, died at Fairfax Hospital July 16 after a stroke.
Mr. Manvell, a resident of Vienna, was born in London. He served in the British Army before coming to this country in 1922. He lived briefly in Washington and then settled in Vienna.
As a young man he was an iron worker. In 1943, he went to work for the Fairfax schools as a band teacher and metal shop teacher. In 1953 he became a textbook clerk in the Fairfax schools. He retired in 1962.
Mr. Manvell played the piano and for some years he led his own band, the Vienna Syncopators, and they performed at numerous local functions.
Mr. Manvell was a member of the Vienna Lions Club.
Survivors include his wife, Hilda Manvell, one daughter, Virginia Coates, and one brother, Stanley Manvell, all of Vienna; eight grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. WARREN E. (JOE HANN JR., 63, the Washington area sales representative for Mattos Inc., a company that distributes automotive equipment to automobile dealers, died of cancer July 23 at Georgetown University Hospital.
Mr. Hann was born in Philadelphia and reared in Wildwood, N.J. He served in the Marine Corps during World War II.
He lived in the Washington area since the war and worked for Mattos for about the past 25 years.
He lived in Alexandria and was a member of the Masonic Temple there. He was a former deacon of the Second Presbyterian Church of Alexandria and a former member of the Kena Temple Band and the Washington Redskins Marching Band.
Survivors include his wife, Doris Geneva Wilson Hann, and one daughter, Katherine Hann Gilbert, both of Alexandria; one sister, Elizabeth R. Hann of West Wildwood, N.J., and one granddaughter. ELIZABETH RALLS BAUN, 62, a former personnel officerwho had been active in knitting and weaving organizations, died of cancer July 17 at Arlington Hospital.
Mrs. Baun, a resident of McLean, was born in Lowell, Mass. She moved to the Washington area in 1943. From then until 1952 she was a personnel officer with the Department of the Army, the Air Force Aid Society and the Marshall Plan for the economic recovery of post World War II Europe. She was assigned in Vienna in the late 1940s.
Mrs. Baun was a member of Potomac Craftsmen and the Mid-Atlantic Fabric Association.
As a younger woman she was an amateur flying enthusiast and had completed requirements for her pilot's license.
Survivors include her husband, Harry L. Baun of McLean; two daughters, Leigh B. Sexton of Fairfax and Jane R. Baun of McLean; one brother, Francis L. Ralls of North Chelmsford, Mass., and two grandchildren. PERCYWILLIAM WILLETT,
73, a retired teacher at Kensington Elementary School, died of cardiac arrest July 23 at Montgomery General Hospital.
Mr. Willett taught 28 years at Kensington Elementary School before he retired in 1974. The gymnasium was named for him after his retirement.
A resident of Laytonsville, he was born at Presque Isle, Maine, and graduated from the University of Maine at Presque Isle. He did graduate study in education at the University of Maryland.
He served in the Army Air Forces in Europe during World War II, and he began his teaching career after the war.
Survivors include his wife, Isabella Griffith (Jackie) Willett of Laytonsville; one son, Percy William Willett Jr. of Kent Island, Md.; one daughter, Jeanne W. O'Toole of Athens, Ga.; two brothers, Tom Willett of Londonderry, N.H., and Wallace Willett of Presque Isle, and four grandchildren. FRANCES A. WILTROUT,
75, a retired nurse who worked 47years in the Washington area, died of cancer July 22 at the Washington Hospital Center.
Mrs. Wiltrout retired in 1979 after having worked 15 years as a nurse at Federal Employe Health units at various federal buildings in Washington. She also did private duty nursing and worked at most hospitals in Washington and at the oncology unit of the National Institutes of Health.
A resident of Washington, Mrs. Wiltrout was born in Medley's Neck in St. Mary's County, Md. She came to Washington in 1929 to attend the nursing school at Georgetown University.
She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Washington.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Glen W. Wiltrout of Washington; two daughters, Patricia Joan McClung of Nashville, and Mary Glenn Wiltrout of Silver Spring; five sisters, Elsie Wodburn of Chaptico, Md., Eva Able of Leonardtown, Md., Theresa Ford of Lexington Park, Md., Rebecca Shaules of Gaithersburg, and Charlotte Metzger of Owings, Md.; one brother, Thomas Emanuel of Leonardtown, and four grandchildren.