Warren Brooks Griffin Jr., 76, a retired high school English teacher with the D.C. public schools, died of complications from a perforated ulcer July 24 at Washington Hospital Center.
Mr. Brooks, who lived in Chillum, was a native of Memphis. He graduated from Howard University, where he also received a master's degree in English. He began teaching in the D.C. schools in 1937.
During World War II, he served in the Navy.
After the war Mr. Brooks went to Dunbar High School, where he taught English until 1971. He then transferred to Roosevelt High School. He retired in 1977.
Mr. Brooks was a board member of Peoples Congregational Church in Washington and a member of the Kiwanis Club. In 1961, he received a service award from the 12th Street YMCA.
His marriage to Kathryn Griffin ended in divorce.
Survivors include his wife, Vivian Griffin, and their daughter, Addie Louise Griffin, both of Chillum; a sister, Anna Morton of New Rochelle, N.Y.; and a brother, Horace Griffin of Tuskegee, Ala.
CARL MAXWELL GREEN
Carl Maxwell Green, 78, a former employee of the Defense Intelligence Agency who specialized in classifying data for release to other nations, died July 25 at his home in Palm Desert, Calif. He had heart and lung ailments.
Mr. Green was born in Sheridan, Wyo. He served in the Army Air Forces as a photo interpretation officer in England during World War II. After the war, he served in the Air Force Reserve until retiring as a colonel in 1969.
He graduated from the University of Denver and moved to the Washington area in the early 1950s. He retired from the Defense Intelligence Agency in 1969 after spending his entire career here with DIA and its predecessor agencies.
A former resident of Falls Church, Mr. Green moved to Palm Desert in 1973.
His first wife, Elfreda Bowman Green, died in 1972.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Green of Palm Desert; two children of his first marriage, Rodney Green of Edmonston and Linda Green of Mount Rainier; and six grandchildren.
MARGARET E. FERNANDERS
Margaret E. Fernanders, 65, a retired clerk at the National Security Agency, died July 29 at her home in Arlington after a heart attack.
Miss Fernanders was born in Washington and grew up in Arlington. Before going to the NSA about 1960, she worked as a clerk at the Defense and Treasury departments. She retired in 1975.
She had been the vice president of the Arlington View Senior Adult Club No. 13., a senior citizens organization.
Survivors include two brothers, Thomas Fernanders of Washington and Bernard Fernanders of Sterling; and three sisters, Mary Johnson of Landover, Cecelia Jackson of Temple Hills and Shirley Williams of Arlington.
FANNIE YOCHELSON GREENFIELD
Lab Rat Farmer
Fannie Yochelson Greenfield, 96, who assisted her husband in a variety of businesses, including a laboratory rat farm in Southeast Washington, died of cardiac arrest July 30 at her home in Bowie.
Mrs. Greenfield was born in Bayonne, N.J. She moved to the Washington area in 1919 and helped her first husband, Morris Yochelson, operate a gas station and grocery store. In the 1930s they operated Sunny Hill Rat Farm, which at one point included 60,000 white rats. During World War II, they raised chickens in Clinton. He died in 1968 after 55 years of marriage.
That year, Mrs. Greenfield moved to Miami Beach. She returned to this area four years ago.
Survivors include her husband, Arthur Greenfield of Bowie; two children of her first marriage, Lilly Rose Winkler of Jupiter, Fla., and Ellis L. Yochelson of Bowie; eight grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.
ETHEL E. MORAN
Ethel E. Moran, 88, a lifelong area resident, died July 31 at Randolph Hills nursing home in Wheaton after a stroke.
Mrs. Moran, who had lived at Randolph Hills since 1989, was a Washington native. She worked at Shore's Seafood in Washington, a family business, from during World War II until it closed in 1949.
Since the early 1970s, she was a volunteer in the political campaigns of her nephew, Maryland State Sen. S. Frank Shore, a Democrat from Montgomery County.
Her husband, James T. Moran, died in 1967.
Survivors include a sister, Helen C. Thaden of Bradenton, Fla., and a brother, Carroll W. Shore of Wheaton.