Jaelyn Tyreese Gillespie, 6 days old
BRIDGEVILLE - Jaelyn Tyreese Gillespie of Bridgeville died Tuesday, March 20, 2001, in Christina Hospital. She was 6 days old.
Jaelyn was born March 15, 2001, in Nanicoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford, the daughter of Robert Gillespie of Seaford and Chantelle R. Jackson of Bridgeville.
Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Young's Funeral Home, Seaford.
Barry L. Jones, 35
DOVER - Barry L. Jones of Dover died Wednesday, March 21, 2001, in Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital, Dover. He was 35.
Mr. Jones was born July 3, 1965, in Dover.
He attended public school and after graduating worked for Hirch Industries and the Sheraton Hotel.
He is survived by three sisters, Dorothy Gibson, Hannah Brown and Cora Jones; a brother, Lonnie Jones; five aunts, Elizabeth Scruggs of New Jersey, Malinda Evans, Marybell Waters, and Helen Gibson all of Dover and Anna Mae Gibson of Georgia; four very special friends, Wayne Wilkerson, Sammie and Rosemary Lewis and Ernest Sudler all of Dover; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Service will be noon Tuesday at Bennie Smith Funeral Home in Dover, where friends may call one hour prior to service.
Burial will be in Sharon Hill Cemetery, Dover.
Helen Louise Lofton LeCates, 75
SEAFORD - Helen Louise Lofton LeCates of Seaford died of pneumonia Friday, March 23, 2001, in Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford. She was 75.
Mrs. LeCates was born in Arkansas.
She was a homemaker.
She is survived by her husband, Robert L. LeCates; a daughter, Terry L. McCarthy of Tyaskin, Md., and a granddaughter, Beth B. Anthony.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Seaford.
Arrangements are made by Watson-Yates Funeral Home, Seaford.
Philip I. 'Irv' McCullough, 79
MARCUS HOOK, Pa. - Philip I. "Irv" McCullough of Marcus Hook died Thursday, March 22, 2001, in The Belvedere Nursing Home, Chester. He was 79.
Mr. McCullough was born and raised in Milford, Del., April 9, 1921, the son of the late Harry D. and Mildred M. Owens McCullough Jr.
He received his education in Milford and has been a resident of Marcus Hook for over 50 years.
Mr. McCullough was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II, serving in the European Theater of Operations, and earning the American Service Medal, the European African Middle Eastern Medal, the Good Conduct Medal and the Victory Medal.
He was former owner of McCullough's Produce Market in Marcus Hook and the Linwood Laundry Center.
Mr. McCullough was a member of the 445th AAA Veteran's Administration in Delaware.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Harry D. McCullough III.
He is survived by two brothers, William R. McCullough of Felton, Del. and James B. McCullough of Marcus Hook.; four sisters, Sara Littlehail of Avon Park, Fla., Ann Dickerson of Smyrna, Del., Jean Swain of Georgetown, Del., and Irma Prettyman of Milton, Del.; and several nieces and nephews.
Service will be 8 p.m. Monday at the Ward Funeral Home, 1459 Market St., in Linwood where friends may call two hours prior to service.
Burial will be 1 p.m. Tuesday in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Milford.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Cokesbury United Methodist Church, 305 Market St., Marcus Hook, PA 19061.
Carolyn Lipscomb Pennington, 91
CHESTERTOWN, Md. - Carolyn Lipscomb Pennington of Chestertown died March 21, 2001, in Magnolia Hall Nursing Center, Chestertown. She was 91.
Mrs. Pennington was born April 21, 1909, in Kennedyville, the daughter of the late Harry Cousins and Della Bramble Lipscomb.
She was a 1926 graduate of Chestertown High School, and Goldey Beacom College in Wilmington, Del., with a degree in Teaching.
She taught elementary education at Twin Brook Elementary School in Rockville for 20 years. She continued teaching for a few more years before retiring to Chestertown. In Chestertown she worked for the nearly new shop at Kent and Queen Anne's Hospital where she also volunteered.
Mrs. Pennington was a member of First United Methodist Church in Chestertown and enjoyed gardening.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Norman E. Pennington Sr., in 1970.
She is survived by a son, Norman E. Pennington Jr. of Hamilton, Ohio; a devoted sister, Catherine Gordon of Chestertown; three grandchildren, Liz Ottke of Cincinnati, Wendy Harrison of Brighton, Mich., and Marcy Piatt of Memphis; three great-grandchildren, Alyssa Pennington and Mitchel Harrison both of Michigan and Jackson Ottke of Cincinnati; and two nephews, Harry Gordon and Richard Gordon both of Chestertown.
Graveside service will be 3 p.m. today in Kennedyville United Methodist Church Cemetery, Kennedyville.
Instead of flowers, contributions may be made to Kennedyville United Methodist Church 11979 Augustine Herman Highway, Kennedyville, MD 21645.
Arrangements by Fellows, Helfenbein, and Newnam Funeral Home, Chestertown.
Nancy J. Perry, 89
DOVER - Nancy J. Perry of Dover died Monday, March 19, 2001 in the Capital Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Dover. She was 89.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Perry.
She is survived by four children, Norman Howard Casson of Arkansas, Phyllis Thompson of Georgia, Cannon Lloyd S. Casson of Wilmington, and Paul C. Casson of Bear; a grandson, who she raised, Louis S. Shockley of Maryland; 15 additional grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Services will be noon Monday at the Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church in Dover, where friends may call one hour prior to service.
Burial will be in Sharon Hills Cemetery.
Arrangements by Minus Funeral Home.
John Forrest Rumsey, 78
REHOBOTH BEACH - John Forrest Rumsey of Rehoboth Beach died Friday, March 23, 2001, in his home. He was 78.
Mr. Rumsey was born in Westernport, Md., the son of the late Charles and Mary Forrest Rumsey.
He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He was employed as a sales manager for WO-MACK Industries Exterminating Services in Rockville, Md. for 30 years.
Mr. Rumsey was a member of St. Jude's Catholic Church in Lewes, the VFW Post 7447 in Rehoboth Beach, the Cape Henlopen Senior Center, and the AARP, both local and national organizations. He was also a former member of the Lewes Elks Lodge 2340.
He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Rumsey of Rehoboth Beach; two daughters, Karen Hilliou of Orlando, Fla. and Patti Latridge of Fairfax, Va.; a step-daughter, Diane Gooderhan of Arlington, Va.; a stepson, John Stewart of Clinton, Md.; two sisters, Mary Matthews and Madeline Rumsey both of Silver Spring, Md.; and nine grandchildren.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 1419 Kings Highway in Lewes.
Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. Jude's Catholic Church, Route 1 at five Points in Lewes.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Cape Henlopen Senior Center, 11 Christian St., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971.
Joseph A. Kazlauskas, 38
DOVER - Joseph A. Kazlauskas of Dover died Tuesday, March 18, 2003, in his home. He was 38.
Mr. Kazlauskas was born Nov. 28, 1964, in Philadelphia, son of Regina Frankas Kazlauskas of Harrington and the late Kazys Kazlauskas.
He was a construction worker in the Dover area.
Mr. Kazlauskas loved and enjoyed his pet dogs, other animals and music.
He was survived by one day by his stepmother, Sophie Kazlauskas, who had lived in Daytona, Fla., and died March 19.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother and a sister-in-law, Charles and Wanda Kazlauskas of Viola; a stepbrother, Frank Stasiunas, and Mr. Stasiunas' wife, Donna Stasiunas, both of Leander, Texas; a sister and brother-in-law, Maria Kazlauskas-Stubbs and Phil Stubbs of Carlsbad, Calif.; two aunts, Janina Kligys of Naples, Fla., and Lucy Rimkus of San Diego; a niece, Bridget Kazlauskas of Viola; a step-nephew, Blake Stasiunas of Leander; eight cousins; and a longtime companion, Ann Brobeck of Dover.
Friends may call at 12:30 p.m. today in Trader Funeral Home, 12 Lotus St., Dover.
Mass of Christian burial will be 1:30 p.m. today in Holy Cross Catholic Church, South State Street, Dover.
Burial will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery, Dover.
Edwin Cameron Bartley, 78
QUEEN ANNE, Md. - Edwin Cameron Bartley of Queen Anne died of natural causes Saturday, March 22, 2003, in Memorial Hospital at Easton, Easton. He was 78.
Mr. Bartley was born Aug 1, 1924, in Deerfield, Va., son of the late William Glen and Thelma Propes Bartley.
He was a 1942 graduate of Churchville High School, Churchville, Va.
Mr. Bartley served in the U.S. Army's 3rd Battalion, 507th Parachute Infantry, during World War II, where he received the Purple Heart medal, Silver Star and Bronze Star medals and the Good Conduct Medal.
He was retired from McDonald's Auto Body Shop in Hyattsville.
Mr. Bartley was a prominent harness-horse owner and trainer. He lived in the area for 25 years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mabel Lee Eckard-Bartley, in 1998; a son, Jerome Bartley, in 1989; and a daughter, Melinda Kidwell, in 1999.
He is survived by a son, Edwin L. Bartley of Newark, Del.; two daughters, Simila Kramer of Laurel and Dolores McClung of Bowie; five sisters, Madge Wagner of California, Wanda Roberts of Nevada, JaNelle Stinnett, JoAnn Hewitt and Marlene Hatter, all of Virginia; a brother, Norman Bartley of North Carolina; his fiancee, Joyce Yeatman of Queen Anne; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Fleegle and Helfenbein Funeral Home, Greensboro, where friends may call one hour earlier.
Burial will be in Greensboro Cemetery, Greensboro.
Clara Mae Fox, 84
GEORGETOWN - Clara Mae Fox of Georgetown died of congestive heart failure Friday, March 21, 2003, in Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. She was 84.
Mrs. Fox was born Sept. 27, 1918, in Lewes, daughter of the late Harry Baynum and Virginia E. Palmer Baynum.
She loved being independent and working outdoors. She was devoted to her loving family.
Mrs. Fox attended McColley's Church, Redden, between Ellendale and Georgetown.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carlyle H. Fox, in 1977.
She is survived by two daughters and two sons-in-law, Geneva M. and Kenneth Peruchi of Harbeson and Virginia and Kenneth Littleton of Georgetown; a sister, Gertrude Smith of Greenwood; a brother-in-law, Melvin Fox of Milton; two sisters-in-law, Helen Stephens of Norfolk, Va., and Lela Baynum of Harbeson; three grandchildren and their respective spouses, Diana and Milt Chaski of Lewes, Ken and Jackie Peruchi of Salisbury, Md., and Kenny Littleton Jr. and Jennifer Littleton of Georgetown; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 1449 Kings Highway, Lewes, where friends may call one hour earlier.
Burial will be in Rehoboth Presbyterian Church of Midway Cemetery, Rehoboth Beach.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the American Heart Association, 600 N. Du Pont Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947.