Grace Maynard, a retired
She was born in Baltimore and raised in Windsor Hills. Her father, William Hard Maynard, who had been a Baltimore deputy state's attorney, had rewritten Maryland's penal code. Her mother, Helen Vail Maynard, was a homemaker.
After graduating in 1939 from Forest Park High School and Eaton and Burnett Business College, she went to work for the Army at
In 1941, she married John Covington Jett, who died in England in 1943 while serving in
She was married in 1948 to Walter Robert Schlining, and the couple settled on a small farm in Glenelg, where they lived for two years until moving to
Beginning in 1961 and for the next 50 years, Ms. Maynard was an antiques dealer, often traveling to England to buy items that she sold at Grace Maynard Antiques at the Antiques Center at Historic Savage Mill, and at shows in Baltimore and Washington.
She was also an appraiser and a member of the International Society of Appraisers and the Baltimore Glass Club.
Ms. Maynard, who later lived in Laurel, was a world traveler and enjoyed vacationing in Ocean City. Since 2010, she had been a resident of Heartlands Senior Living in Ellicott City.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Sterling Ashton Schwab Witzke Funeral Home of Catonsville, 1630 Edmondson Ave.
Ms. Maynard is survived by a son, William M. Schlining of Salisbury; two daughters, Victoria V. Schlining of Ellicott City and Barbara A. Witt of Venice, Fla.; a sister, Julia St. Jean of Lewes, Del.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandson.