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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…