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    Jessie Mae Wheatley

    Jessie Mae Wheatley of Pitman, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 3 months shy of her 100th birthday. She was 99. She was born on January 3, 1919 in Hurlock, MD, the daughter of the late William Bailey and Gertrude Trader Bailey. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilson Wheatley. She worked at the former Excelsior Pearl Works for 30 years before working at Burton and Parsons Pharmaceuticals as a supervisor, and was a Rapid Plant manager for 10 years. She enjoyed singing in the choir at Gethsemane United Methodist Church in Seaford, DE, before moving to New Jersey and becoming a member of Evangelical United…

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    Inez Olivia Graham-Barnes

    Inez O. Graham-Barnes was born September 4, 1949 in Delmar, Delaware and went home to be with her Lord and Savior on September 27, 2018. Inez was the daughter of the late Dorothy Graham Ricketts and the late Charley Quailes, Jr. Inez was a caring person. She was an avid fan of wrestling and loved to cook, see people eat, do crossword puzzles, play games on her laptop, and help the church or anyone who needed help, no matter what. Inez received her education in public schools– Cooper Mill, San Domingo, and Salisbury High. She received her GED and attended Anne Arundel Community College and graduated as an Office Practice…

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    Rose Lee Fisher

    Rose Lee Adams Fisher of Greenwood, passed away on September 26, 2018 at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford. She was 73. She was born on July 9, 1945 in Easton, MD, the daughter of the late Resse Leroy Adams and Helen Mae Lord Adams. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray B. Fisher. Rose graduated from Colonel Richardson High School with the class of 1963. She worked for Ames in Seaford for twenty-three years. She worked for Cox’s Electric since 2003. Rose was a member of Gethesmane United Methodist Church, the Senior Center, the Moose Lodge, all in Seaford. She enjoyed going out to eat and spending time…

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    Adine Cockey Kelly

    Adine Cockey Kelly of Claiborne, formally of Cockeysville, passed away peacefully in her home on September 17, 2018. She was 91. Born September 23, 1926 along with her identical twin sister, Salvadora Davidson Cockey, To John Davidson Cockey and Adine Crawford Dow Cockey, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Brother, John Mills Cockey, was born June 22, 1928. All since have passed. As children, the family traveled up and down Skyline Drive due to their father being a Civil Engineer on the project. Maple Hall Boarding House, In Claiborne, was their ancestral home. Always returning home for the holidays and to help work the farm. Adine met her husband at Maple Hall,…

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    Elaine Mayers Wedman

    Elaine Mayers Wedman of Rhodesdale, MD, passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2018. She was 79. She was born on February 1, 1939 in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of the late Joseph Mayers and Ruby Bethel. She graduated from North Dorchester High School and became a bookkeeper for Williamsburg Canning Company and Todd Mulaney Insurance. She married the love of her life, Jesse Wedman on June 11, 1960. She enjoyed computers, geneology, saduko puzzles, and sewing. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Jesse Wedman, a daughter, Dianna Wedman, a son, Allen (Melody) Wedman, her grandchildren, Marissa Shelton, Lacey (Nate) Thurston, and Seth (Mallory) Shelton, great-grandchildren, Hanley Shelton,…

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    Malory Buren Henckel

    It is with great sadness that the Family of Malory B Henckel announces his passing on Friday, September 21, 2018 at age 65 in Orlando, Florida. He was born August 27, 1953 in Easton, Maryland. Son of late Evelyn Somers and Alfred Henckel. Malory is survived by his wife of 40 years, Susan Lynn Henckel, along with two children; Christina and Jessica; six grandchildren, Brandon, Alyssa, Abigail, Hailey, Evalee and Matthew; four Siblings; Frank, Brenda, Jeff and Debbie; and many nieces and nephews. Malory loved spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed going fishing and hunting when he would visit home on the Eastern Shore. Malory was a…

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    Mrs. Gladys P Murphy

    Gladys P. Murphy passed away on Friday, September 21, 2018 at Caroline Nursing Home in Denton, Maryland. She was 90. She was born on July 31, 1928 in Bethlehem, Caroline County, Maryland, the daughter of the late William Wells and Frances Lord Wells. She retired from the former Con Agra Hatchery in Hurlock, had worked at the former Tastee Freeze in Denton, and had worked for over 25 years for the Framptom Funeral Home and the Hawkins and Eskow families. She was a faithful member of the Park Lane Church of God. Gladys loved her family and enjoyed walking and exercising. Her favorite time of year was Christmas. She is…

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    Florence Naomi Simms

    Florence Naomi Simms of Federalsburg, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, September 15, 2018. She was 93. She was born on May 2, 1925 in Federalsburg, the daughter of the late John Johnson and Mary Robinson Johnson. She also was preceded in death by her husband, George Simms on January 15, 2017. Florence graduated from Lockerman High School. She had previously worked in factories, Head Start, and served as a home housekeeper for many families. She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy in Federalsburg and Eldorado, where she had served as usher, Sunday School Teacher, secretary, and worked with the youth. Florence is survived…

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    Lee Alan Williamson

    Lee Alan Williamson of Seaford passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018 at Nanticoke Hospital. He was 86. He was born on December 31, 1931 the son of the late John Arthur Williamson and Edith Miller Williamson. Lee graduated from Preston High School in 1948. He served his country by enlisting in the United States Navy and served from 1952-1956. Lee truly enjoyed his job as a computer system analyst for E.I. Dupont in Seaford. He had attended Park Lane Church of God in Federalsburg and more recently Stein Highway Church of God in Seaford. He loved to take walks with his chiahuahua, Peppi. Lee is survived by his wife…

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    Betty Jane Layfield

    Betty Jane Layfield of Salisbury, MD, passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Guiding Hands Assisted Living in Berlin, MD. She was 97. She was born on October 12, 1920 in Tennesse, the daughter of the late Robert Paul Miller and Bessie M. Reeves Miller. She was a dietician at Pine Bluff and the Holly Center in Salisbury, MD before retiring in 1980. She is survived by her grandson Robert “Carson” Bozman and his wife Kim, three great-grandsons, William “Ryan” Bozman, Michael “Carson” Bozman and his wife Angela, and Jakob Robert Bozman, two great-great-grandchildren, Zachary and Claire Bozman, several nieces and nephews, a special nephew, John “Spanky” Ellixson, and…

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    Louise Caulk Behnen

    Mrs. Louise Caulk Behnen died peacefully at the age of 93 on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at her residence in Wolf Creek Nursing Home in Holland, OH. Louise was born on May 24, 1925 in Federalsburg, MD, the daughter of the late J. Lentz and Maude Caulk. Louise married Bill, a sergeant in the US Air Force, in Texas on Dec 13, 1946. She accompanied him on his overseas assignments to Ankara, Turkey where Stephen was born and to Bangkok, Thailand where Michael was born. Alan was born in Ohio where Louise and Bill lived for many years. Louise loved Maryland and being close to the ocean. Louise and Bill…

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    Wilson Wesley Andrews

    Wilson Wesley Andrews of Preston passed away at Talbot Hospice House in Easton on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. He was 80. He was born in Harmony, MD on September 25, 1937, the son of the late Elmer Andrews and Dorothy Mae Moore Andrews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Rose Johnson Andrews Wilson was a caretaker for 31 years at Emerson Point Farm in McDaniel. He enjoyed rabbit hunting, deer hunting and fishing with his family. He is survived by three children, Michael Wesley Andrews of St. Michaels, William Wilson Andrews of Delaware, Tina Childers and her husband, Paul of Tilghman, seven grandchildren, Daniel Wesley Andrews of…

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    Ernest "Bob" Harry Plutschak

    Ernest Harry (Bob) Plutschak, 90, of Easton, MD, (formerly Hurlock, MD) passed away on September 7, 2018, at Bayleigh Chase Assisted Living – The Gardens, as a result of mesothelioma. Born on February 18, 1928, in Preston, MD, he was the youngest son of Edward Herman Plutschak and Augusta Kleinschmidt Plutschak. He married Janice Doreen Hubbard on August 6, 1960, and they shared 58 years of marriage. They resided in Hurlock for 56 years, then relocated to Bayleigh Chase. Bob Plutschak attended Preston School (grades 1-12), Goldey-Beacom College, University of Maryland (B.S. 1952), and Salisbury State College (M.S. 1975). As a boy, he worked on the family farm in Preston.…

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    Louise E Dangerfield

    Louise E. Dangerfield of Hurlock, MD, passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. She was 83. She was born on April 19, 1935 in Preston, MD, the daughter of the late Robert Washington Sr. and Ethel Holland Washington. She graduated from Lockerman High School in 1953. She loved child care. She is survived by her daughter, Arletta Pitt (Charles), grandchildren, LaShonda Kane and Vance Quailes Jr., great-grandchildren, Terron Quailes, Monica Quailes, Domonique Cain, and Andre Gibson Jr., great-great-grandchildren, Mi’Asia, Bryan, Ry’mir, Zavion, Ashton, Nyzir, and Journee, and a special friend, Wendell Copper. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 12pm with a visitation one hour…

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    Lily Mae English

    Lily Mae English of Federalsburg passed away on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Talbot Hospice House in Easton. She was 98. She was born Jan. 30, 1920 in Hurlock, MD, the daughter of the late Roland Stack, Sr. and Lillian Runicles Stack. She graduated from Hurlock High School in 1938 and then attended Strayer Business School. On February 4, 1939, she married Harold G. English. He passed away on August 15, 2014 after 75 years of marriage. She worked at Caroline Poultry as the Head Payroll Clerk, Zaffere Bakery and Ellis Concrete. She was a member of the Woodland United Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter Sandra K.…

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    Margaret Louise King

    Margaret Louise King passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2018 in Federalsburg surrounded by her loving family. She was 96. She was born in Georgia on October 13, 1921 the daughter of the late Roy Grogan and Lillie May Hood Grogan. Louise was also preceded in death by her husband, Aubrey King and her son, Michael King. She is survived by her daughter, Darlene "Dee" Watkins, her son, Kenneth King, seven grandchildren, Troy, Monti, Adam, Kelly, Matthew, Chase and Conner, ten great-grandchildren, and multiple nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 11:30 a.m., at Fairview Memorial Gardens, 164 Fairview Road, Stockbridge, GA…

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    Sean Christopher Smith

    Sean Christopher Smith passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2018. He was 47. He was born November 24, 1970 in Baltimore, MD, the son of John Smith and Mary Prunn Smith of Hurlock, MD. Sean proudly served in the United States Marine Corp. during Desert Shield. He was awarded the Desert Shield Achievement Award for his service. He was a life member of the Federalsburg VFW Post #5246. He enjoyed bicycling, the Pittsburg Steelers, his favorite NASCAR driver, Kasey Kahne, and his dog Diesel. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Kendra Brooks Smith, whom he married October 22, 2011, three daughters, Ashlynn Smith, Dakota Ann…

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    Linda S. Chambers

    Linda Schmick Chambers of Bridgeville, DE, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE. She was 67. She was born on June 23, 1951 in Easton, MD, the daughter of the late Robert Schmick and Geneva Todd Schmick. She attended Colonel Richardson High School. She enjoyed boating, fishing, puzzles, cross stitching and attending car races. She is survived by her children, Gary Beauchamp and Brandy Hatten, her grandchildren, Alan, Gage, John, Aaron, and Nicole, great-grandchildren, Kam, McKenzie and Ashlynn, her sister Doris Maser, her brother, Richard Schmick, a special friend, Randy Chambers, and her beloved dog, Baby Girl. She was preceded in death by her…

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    Carville "Don" Duncan Jr.

    Carville D. “Don” Duncan Jr., chief judge of the Orphan’ Court of Talbot County and a longtime community leader, died of congestive heart failure Aug.2nd at his St. Michaels home. He was 76. At the time of his death, Judge Duncan was nearing the end of his third four-year term on the Orphans’ Court, which handles disputes about wills, the administration of estates, guardianship of minors and similar matters. He was appointed chief judge of the court by Gov. Larry Hogan at the beginning of his current term after serving eight years as an associate judge. He spent most of his career as a health care administrator and management consultant.…

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    Eldon L Johnson Sr

    Eldon L. Johnson, Sr. passed away on Monday, July 30, 2018 at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, DE. He was 82. He was born on February 28, 1936 in Sabula, IA, the son of the late Carl Johnson and Ruth McMahon Johnson After graduating High School, Eldon enlisted in the United States Navy. He was honorably discharged after eleven years of service. He later graduated from the University of Maryland earning a Bachelor’s degree in microbiology. After his graduation from college, he was the chief lab technician for the former Memorial Hospital at Easton. He later worked for Queen Anne’s County for over ten years and retired in 2007. He…

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    Barbara A. Marvel

    Barbara A Marvel of Preston passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at her home in Preston. She was 70. She was born on February 18, 1948 in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of the late William Thomas Trice and Alice Mae Wagner. Known for her cooking, baking and hospitality, Barbara owned and operated the Downtown Desserts and Café in Easton for many years. She was known for specialty cakes, desserts and lending an ear to customers over the years. She also enjoyed riding her motorcycle, reading, and dancing. One of her greatest joys in life was her family and grandchildren. She was proud to be the great grandmother of four…

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    Roslyn A. Ryan

    Roslyn was a mathematics teacher at Seaford Senior High School where she was department chairperson and taught for 22 years, retiring in 2000. She was recognized in 1989 as Seaford’s Teacher of the Year. Roslyn was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. She relocated to Seaford in 1960. She received her undergraduate degree from Our Lady of Cincinnati College and graduate degrees from Salisbury University, University of Delaware and Wilmington College. Roslyn was very active in many things. National and Delaware Councils of Teachers of Math, Our Lady of Lourdes Church where she taught and coordinated the religious education program for 11 years as well as very active in Pastoral…

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    Elmer Wayne Robinson

    Elmer “Wayne” Robinson of Federalsburg, MD, passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, DE. He was 73. He was born on June 14, 1945 in Greensboro, MD, the son of Carol Arlene Dolby Robinson and the late Franklin Elmer Robinson. He graduated from Colonel Richardson High School with the class of 1963. He married the love of his life, Leona Wilson, on November 29, 1964. He enjoyed farming, fishing, riding dirt bikes and motorcycles, going hunting and shooting, collecting antique tractors, and General Motors trucks. He is survived by his wife Leona Robinson, his children, David Robinson (Nancy), Christopher Robinson (Molly), his mother, Carol…

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    Mary Ann Martin

    Mary Ann Martin passed away on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton in Easton, Maryland. She was 60. She was born on August 25, 1956, the daughter of the late John W. Robinson and the late Eileen D. Banning Robinson. She was a graduate of Colonel Richardson High School class of 1974. She married her husband Michael P. Martin on June 9, 1979. A dedicated Army wife of 28 years, she attended Chestnut Grove United Methodist Church where she would occasionally play the piano. She loved music. She enjoyed sewing, playing the piano, and her flower gardens, but most of all enjoyed…

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    Mary Kathleen “Kay” Collins

    Mary Kathleen “Kay” Collins passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at the Manor House in Seaford. She was 93. She was born on March 6, 1923 on her family’s farm in Galestown, the daughter of the late Waitman Ralph Willey and Alice Alverda Wheatley Willey. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver Holmes Collins, Jr. in 1979. She graduated in 1940 from Hurlock High School. Kay served as postmaster and retired from the postal system at the age of 70. She was very involved at Brookview United Methodist Church where she served as treasurer of the W.S.C.S. and held many other positions within the church. When her…

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    Rosalee Willin Taylor

    Rosalee Willin Taylor of Vienna passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at the Harrison House in Georgetown. She was 92. She was born on June 22, 1924 in Federalsburg, daughter of the late Harvey Willin and Carrie Higgins Willin. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Rev. John Edwin Taylor on August 8, 2011. She graduated from Federalsburg High School in 1942. She was a homemaker. She is survived by two daughters, Janice Elaine Ewell and her husband William D. of Vienna, Wanda Iris Zullo and her husband, Joseph Benjamin, Jr. of Lewes, DE, two grandchildren, Amy Metzner of Lewes, Joseph B. Zullo, III of…

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    Robert Michael Asbury

    Robert Michael Asbury, “Robbie” of White Hall, MD passed away Saturday, November 26, 2016 at his home. He was 24. He was born in Baltimore on June 7, 1992, the son of Kelly Ann Childress Busch of Federalsburg and the late Billy Busch. He was an aspiring concert promoter. He loved skateboarding and hanging out with his friends. Rob loved the adventure of life and he wasn’t afraid to look silly. He loved to have fun and whenever he walked into a room the room would instantly light up. He is survived by his mother, Kelly Ann Busch of Federalsburg, MD, 2 brothers, Jesse Childress of Federalsburg, MD and Will…

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    Donald Sayars Patrick

    Donald S. Patrick, of Federalsburg, passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at UMSMC at Easton. He was 78. He was born on January 27, 1938 in Chatham Hill, VA and was a son of the late Henry Jackson Patrick and Lillian Clear Patrick. On December 11, 1964, he married the former Barbara Lare. In 1954, at the age of 16 years old, Donald began driving trucks. His first employment was with McMahan Poultry in Federalsburg. He later went on to drive for Norman German in Seaford and Package Poultry in Federalsburg. After a total of 50 years in the trucking industry, he retired in 2004 from Habb Nabb Trucking…

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    Jerod Deon Kimble

    On October 9, 1990 in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, a ray of sunshine was given to Jerry Kimble and Urshell Wongus-Chase known as Jerod Deon Kimble, Sr. Jerod (as he was affectionately known) was a resident of Hurlock, Maryland and received his formal education in the Dorchester County public school system. Jerod graduated from North Dorchester High School in June of 2008 and was pursing higher education at Universal Technical Institute for Automotive Training in 2010. Jerod most recently attended Full Sail University for Music and Entertainment. Although he was young, Jerod was a man of many talents. He was known for his charm, keen sense of fashion and passion…

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    Shirley L. Whayland

    Shirley Faye Lankford Whayland of Seaford passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at Delaware Hospice in Milford. She was 64 years old. She was born in Pascagoula, Mississippi on May 19, 1952, the daughter of Charles Archie Lankford of Crisfield and the late Lois Eckoff Graham. Shirley graduated from Crisfield High School in 1970. She had previously worked at A & P Stores, MD National Bank, Nations Bank, and Bank of America. She enjoyed playing softball and bowling. She attended Gethsemane Church in Reliance. She leaves to cherish her memory her husband of 44 years, Barry Whayland, a daughter, Rebecca Jeffries of Virginia Beach, VA, two granddaughters, Miciah Whayland…

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    Roberta Mosley

    Roberta Jean Keefe Mosley, known fondly as “Robin” of Federalsburg, passed away at Caroline Home for Hospice. She was 63 . She was born in Valpariso, Indiana, on September 19, 1953, daughter of the late Robert Arthur Keefe and Dorothy Mae Spratley Keefe. She was preceded in death by her husband of twenty-two years, David Mosley. Robin graduated from Hobart High School with the class of 1971. She grew up in a large family with eleven brothers and sisters. She worked previously for Walmart, Kohl’s and Rite Aid. Her interests included quilting and taking pictures of her family. One of Robin’s greatest joys were her grandchildren. She is survived by…

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    Mary Pauline Passwaters

    Mary “Pauline” Sard Passwaters, passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at UMSMC at Easton. She was 85. She was born on July 28, 1931 in Hog Creek, Maryland, a daughter of the late Lester Sard and Agnes Lyons. She married the late Martin Passwaters, Sr., who preceded her in death on October 18, 2003. Pauline loved her family dearly and spent most of her time working in the home as a homemaker. She was very active in her community, volunteering most of her time. She was team mother for the Preston Little League, which her husband coached for a number of years. She could often be seen working the…

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    Anna Henry Lord

    Anna Henry Lord passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 at the Methodist Manor House in Seaford, DE. She was 91. Born on March 18, 1925 in Preston, Maryland she was the daughter of the late Levin Henry, Sr. and Christiana Schevel Henry. Her husband of forty-nine years, Walter W. Lord, preceded her in death on Dec. 14, 1995. Mrs. Lord was a graduate of Hurlock High School Class of 1942 and a graduate of Goldey Beacom College in Wilmington, DE. She worked as an accountant for Perdue Farms for ten years. Her hobbies included sewing, needlework, gardening, reading, playing bridge, and watching the Baltimore Orioles. Anna volunteered at…

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    Samuel Ames Sr.

    Samuel Ames, Sr., known fondly as “Monk” passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Milton & Hattie Kutz Home, Inc. in Wilmington, DE. He was 100 years old. He was born on May 12, 1916 in Melfa, Virginia, the son of the late Samuel Bagwell and Wes Ames. He was preceded in death by his wife, Annie Mildred Mason Ames on August 13, 2003. Samuel had a love of horses and trained them for forty-five years which included working with the Alan Myers Farms and traveled with the horses as they went from place to place. One of his favorite past times was spending time with his daughter, Dorothy…

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    Leonard R. Fletcher Sr.

    Leonard R. Fletcher, Sr., 73, of Harrington, DE died Nov. 7, 2016 at his home. Funeral services will be 12:00 noon, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 at Framptom Funeral Home. Visitation from 10-12:00 prior to service. A complete obituary will appear tomorrow. View Full Notice ? Leonard R. Fletcher Sr.

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    Almedia B. Gillespie

    Almedia B. Gillespie, of Laurel, passed away on Monday, November 7, 2016 at her daughter’s home. She was 86. She was born on December 22, 1929in Laurel, DE, a daughter of the late Arthur Green and Grace Elzey. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 12 p.m. at the United Bible Deliverance Bible Center in Laurel with Reverend Roland Truitt officiating. Interment will follow at St. Matthew’s Cemetery in Laurel. Family will receive friends two hours prior to the service. View Full Notice ? Almedia B. Gillespie

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    Wm. Jason Lord

    Wm. Jason “J-Bird” Lord of Federalsburg, passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. He was 40 years old. He was born on January 27, 1976 in Easton, the son of William H. Lord and Deborah K. Gadow. Jason graduated from Colonel Richardson High Class of 1994. After graduation, he entered the United States Marine Corp, where he served from 1995 to 1999. Upon his discharge from the military, Jason went to work as a Sales Executive for Preston Automotive Group, where he was employed for a number of years. He was currently employed as a Sales Marketer for Sherwood’s Auto Outlet 99 of Cambridge.…