Eddie Dimond, 69, a Washington area musician, music arranger and music teacher for more than 40 years, died June 10 at George Washington University Hospital of complications after a stroke.
Mr. Dimond, who played piano and organ, came to Washington shortly after World War II and played with a Latin band at the Sheraton Park Hotel. Later he was an orchestra leader at the Lotus Supper Club in Washington and played at the Cairo Hotel in Washington.
For about 15 years in the 1960s and 1970s he played in the Hill Herwood orchestra, which specialized in one-night appearances at parties and conventions. He also did musical arrangments for Hill Herwood.
He appeared with such artists as Pearl Bailey, Charlie Byrd, Nat King Cole and Ella Fitzgerald.
Mr. Dimond also taught music at Ellsworth Studies in Bethesda. He retired about 10 years ago, but continued to play periodically for special occasions. He also played organ at Ascension and St. Agnes Episcopal Church in Washington.
A resident of Washington, Mr. Dimond was born in Portland, Ore. He served in an Army band in the Pacific during World War II.
He was separated from his wife, Edith Dimond of Cairo, Egypt.
Survivors include a daughter, Sali Dimond Gelestino of Silver Spring; and his mother, Gwyn Clark of Seal Beach, Calif.
ELIZABETH B. MAYEUX
Elizabeth Britt Mayeux, 69, a retired adult education teacher for the Alexandria public schools, died of cancer June 10 at her home in Alexandria.
Mrs. Mayeux was born in Pittsburgh. She graduated from Duquesne University and received a master's degree in education from the University of Pittsburgh. During World War II, she was a Coast Guard communications officer.
She came here in 1956. From 1965 to 1974 she was a home instructor for chronically ill and disabled children in Alexandria. She taught business subjects at night in the adult education program from 1974 until 1989.
She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Alexandria.
Survivors include her husband, Murray L. Mayeux of Alexandria; two sons, John Mayeux of Arlington and Michael Mayeux of Alexandria; three daughters, Beatrice Dewing of Upper Marlboro, Lucie Mayeux of Albuquerque and Amy Dolan of Fairfax; and three grandchildren.
Julia Kaul Paine Hubley Clagett, 67, a member of the Forest Garden Club of Prince George's County and the Maryland Horsebreeders Association, died of cancer June 10 at Anne Arundel General Hospital in Annapolis.
Mrs. Clagett, who lived in Upper Marlboro, was born in New York and grew up in Pennsylvania. She lived in New York and New Jersey before moving to Upper Marlboro in 1976.
Her first husband, Grant S. Hubley, died in 1972. Survivors include her husband, Hal C.B. Clagett of Upper Marlboro; four children by her first marriage, Julie H. Levy of New York City, Season B. Hubley of Los Angeles, Sara Hubley Beeken of Burlington, Vt., and Grant Jr., of Santa Monica, Calif.; two stepchildren, Hal C.B. Clagett III and Elizabeth G. Clagett, both of Upper Marlboro; and four grandchildren.