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Delaware Statewide Obituary Collection - 83

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Date: Friday, 15 January 2010, at 9:20 a.m.

Bertha S. Hunt
DOVER - Bertha S. Hunt of Dover, and formerly of Alexandria, Va., died, after an extended illness, Monday, Nov. 18, 2002.
Mrs. Hunt had been employed by the Department of Agriculture until her marriage in 1941 to Donley F. Hunt. Thereafter, she was a full-time homemaker.
She was a talented seam-stress and an avid golfer.
Mrs. Hunt was active in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Alexandria. She was a member of the Villamay Women's Club and of the Inner Wheel of the Alexandria Rotary Club. In addition, she participated in the Meals on Wheels program.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Donley F. Hunt, in 2000.
She is survived by two daughters, Diane Stalder of Silver Spring, Md. and Su-san Morris of Hartly; and a sister, Josephine Ralbovsky of Johnstown, N.Y.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday in St. Mary's Catholic Church, 310 S. Royal St., Alexandria, Va.
Burial will be in Ivy Hill Cemetery, Alexandria, Va.
Arrangements were by Mat-thews-Bryson Funeral Home, Smyrna.

John Henery MacDougal, 87
ROCK HALL, Md. - John Henery MacDougal of Rock Hall died Monday, Nov. 18, 2002, in Magnolia Hall in Chestertown. He was 87.
Mr. MacDougal was born Aug. 16, 1915, in Philadelphia, son of the late Thomas and Rose Linton MacDougal.
He worked in Pennsylvania as a first-class machinist with Laton and Greenfield Manufacturing and also worked as a cab driver.
Mr. MacDougal married Irene Rozycki on Nov. 21, 1967. After there residence in Pennsylvania, they moved to Rock Hall, where they have resided for the past 20 years.
He enjoyed fishing and traveling.
Mr. MacDougal attended Rock Hall United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Irene MacDougal of Rock Hall; two sons, John and Danny MacDougal, both of Rising Sun; three daughters, Violet Pratt and Nona War-ren, both of Coatsville, Pa. and Yvonee Mudd of Carthage, Tenn; a sister, Ruth Phillips of Dowingtown, Pa.; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Services will be private.
Arrangements by Fellows Helfenbein and Newnam Fu-neral Home, Chestertown, Md.

William W. McCoy, 84
DOVER - William W. McCoy of Dover died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2002, in Westminster Village Health Center. He was 84.
Dr. McCoy was born Aug. 20, 1918, in Wilmington, son of the late Warren B. and Edna Frazier McCoy.
Dr. McCoy had his own optometry practice in Dover for 35 years, retiring in 1984.
He was a World War II Army veteran serving in the Signal Corps of the 13th Fighter Command in the South Pacific. After his discharge from the service, he attended the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, graduating in 1949.
Dr. McCoy was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Smyrna and the Caesar Rodney Chapter of the SAR. A Past President of the Dela-ware Optometric Association, he also was a lifetime member of the American Optometric Association.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his first wife, Rosemary Knight McCoy, in 1993.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Helen Emery McCoy; two sisters, Dorothy M. McCrery and Marjorie M. Minix; four stepsons, the Rev. William F., Dr. Paul F., James H. and J. Thomas Emery; three stepdaughters, Mary Speedy, Lucinda Jane Sproat and Elizabeth Weaver; and nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Friday in First Presbyterian Church of Smyrna, 118 Commerce St. Smyrna.
Instead of flowers, contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Smyrna, DE and or Delaware Hospice, 911 S. DuPont Highway Dover, DE 19901, or Westminster Village 191 Westminster Drive, Dover, DE 19904.
Arrangements by McCrery Funeral Homes.

Fleeta Rose Lusk Mulkey, 94
MILLSBORO - Fleeta Rose Lusk Mulkey of Millsboro, formerly of Toccoa, Ga., died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2002, in Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. She was 94.
Mrs. Mulkey was born Dec. 2, 1907, in Stephens County, Ga., daughter of the late Thomas and Sally Terrell Lusk. She lived in Stephens County most of her life, having lived in Millsboro for the past 10 years.
She was a member of the Non-Denominational Church in Toccoa.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill" Mukley, in 1965; and two sons, Paul and Billy Mulkey.
She is survived by a daughter, Ditsy Sublett of Millsboro; three sons, Jack Mulkey of Dublin, Ga., John Mulkey of Cornelia, Ga., and Henry Mulkey of Toccoa; 10 grandchildren, and a host of great- and great-great-grand-children.
Services were held in the Hillcrest Chapel of AcreeDavis Funeral Home in Georgia. The Rev. Robert Flippo officiated the services.
Burial was in the Stephens Memorial Gardens in Georgia.
Local arrangements by Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro.

Anna E. Nichols, 84
SEAFORD - Anna E. Nichols of Seaford died of heart failure, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, in Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford. She was 84.
Mrs. Nichols was born July 21, 1918, in Seaford.
She was a domestic worker.
Mrs. Nichols was a member of John Wesley United Methodist Church.
She is survived by five sons and a daughter-in-law, Richard Bacon of Wilmington, Raymond and Phyllis Bacon, Foster Nichols and Ronald Nichols, all of Seaford, and Gary Nichols of Magnolia; four daughters and a son-in-law, Joan and James Mann, Lorraine Fortt and Marilyn Webster, all of Seaford, and Kay Barbour of Randallstown, Md.; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Rebecca Jones of Seaford, Mary Lee Grant of Bridgeville and Dorothy and Clarence Young of Milford; 34 grand-children; 45 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Edna Garvin and Anita Nichols, both of Seaford, and Geraldine Ba-con of Georgetown; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today in Young's Funeral Home, 308 N. Front St., Seaford.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday in Refuge Temple, Seaford.
Burial will be in Macedonia AME Cemetery, Seaford.

George Albert Parsons, 71
DELMAR - George Albert Parsons of Delmar died Monday, Nov. 18, 2002, in Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, Md. He was 71.
Mr. Parsons was born in Laurel, son of the late Roy A. and Elsie Parsons.
He worked as an instrument mechanic. He retired from E.I. DuPont in 1980 after 31 years of service.
He loved to hunt and fish. He was an avid NASCAR fan.
Mr. Parsons was a member of the Laurel American Legion Post 19 in Laurel, and a lifetime member of the Del-mar VFW post 8276, Del-mar, Md.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, G. Henry Massey.
He is survived by his companion of 25 years, Dorothy (Dot) Young of Delmar; sons, Howard K. "Butch" Parsons of Campbell, Calif., Richard A. Parsons of Portland, Ore., David Young of Dover, Brian D. Young and his daughter, Krista Rae Young of Delmar and Scott D. Young of Ellendale; a daughter, Jean Marie Parkinson of Bridgeville; a brother, Donald C. Parsons of Laurel; three sisters, Peggy Church of Delmar, Grace Massey of Laurel and June Ball of Delmar; two grand-children, Rex Parsons and Ricardo Parsons; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the Short Funeral Home, 13 E. Grove St., Delmar.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home where friends may call one hour earlier.
Burial will be in Melsons Cemetery, Delmar.
Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 100 W. 10th St., Suite 1002 Wilmington, DE 19801 or to The American Heart Association of Delaware, Suite 104, 600 DuPont Highway, George-town, DE 19947.

The Rev. Quay D. Rice Sr., 88
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Rev. Quay D. Rice Sr. of Augusta died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2002, in his home. He was 88.
Mr. Rice was born in 1913, in Fountain Inn, S.C.
After receiving a bachelor of music degree from Newberry College, Newberry, S.C., in 1934, he taught for seven years in South Carolina schools.
In 1942, Mr. Rice was in-ducted into the U.S. Army and was discharged in 1946, after serving in the European Theater as assistant to the Chief Chaplain of the 2nd Armored Division.
Mr. Rice earned a bachelor of arts degree from Wofford College, Spartanburg, S.C., in 1947. Desiring further religious training, he entered Union Theological Seminary and received a master of arts in Christian education in 1948. For several years he served as a Methodist minister, including two years as Christian education director in Tallahassee, Fla. Desiring to be ordained into the Episcopal Church, he acquired a bachelor of divinity degree from the Divinity School of Kenyon College, Ohio, in 1959.
Father Rice served as an Episcopal priest in Harrington, Del. and Dover, Del. until coming to St. Bartholomew's North Augusta, in 1971. Retiring from his position in 1978, he enjoyed substituting at All Saint's Episcopal Church, Beech Island, S.C. as well as at other Augusta-area churches.
He was a retired Episcopal priest of the Diocese of Up-per S.C. and, since 1978, enjoyed pastoral privileges in the Diocese of Georgia.
In 1981, he became director of the Downtown Cooperative Church Ministries and served until his retirement from this position in August 1993.
During his Delaware minis-try he served on the Community Council of Kent County, as state chaplain for the American Legion and as chaplain for the Dover Chapter of the International Order of St. Luke the Physician. After moving to Georgia, he was, for a few years, chaplain of the St. Paul's Chapter of OSL and a member of the American Legion Post 0071, North Augusta.
In 1986, Seratoma International made him the recipient of the Service to Mankind Award. In 1991, Father Rice was presented with an Inspirational Award by the Senior Citizen's Council of Greater Augusta and the CSRA for his devotion and caring to-wards others.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Stringer Hardy Rice; a son, Quay D. Rice Jr.; a daughter, Idelette Rice McNatt, two step-sons, George Moore Hardy Jr. and Charles David Hardy; three grandsons, Christopher Brian Rice, Quay Alexander (Alex) Rice and Joey Meditz; a sister-in-law, Mary Rice of Florence, S.C.; two nieces, Louise Campbell of Anderson, S.C. and Carolyn White of Abbeville, S.C.; a grand-daughter, Lora Burson; a stepgranddaughter, Marclee Moore Hardy; and several great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be 4 p.m. Friday in St. Paul's Episcopal Church. The Rev. Dr. Richard E. Sanders, the Rev. David Thompson and the Rt. Rev. William Beckam, retired Bishop of Upper S.C., will officiate.
Instead of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St., Augusta, GA 30901 or to St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road, North Augusta, SC 29841.

Edna Rebecca Bundick, 67
DAGSBORO - Edna Rebecca Bundick of Dagsboro died Sunday, May 11, 2003, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. She was 67.
Mrs. Bundick was born April 25, 1936, daughter of the late Elmer and Rebecca Magee.
She was a former employee of Vlasic Foods near Millsboro, retiring in 2000.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Oscar L. Bundick II; and eight children, Oscar L. Bundick III of Lewes, Wanda L. Tripp of Gumboro, David E. Bundick of Millsboro, Peggy J. Phillips of Gumboro, Jeffrey W. Bundick of Seaford, Micheal A. Bundick and Sharon L. Bundick, both of Gumboro and Teresa A. Taylor of Millsboro; 21 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday in Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call one hour earlier.
Burial will be in Carey's Cemetery, Millsboro.

Elizabeth Mary Dixon, 76
NEWARK - Elizabeth Mary Dixon of Newark died suddenly Monday, May 12, 2003, in Christiana Hospital, Newark. She was 76.
Mrs. Dixon was born March 27, 1927, in Audubon, N.J., daughter of the late Philip J. and Catherine Haye Tryon Lange.
She was a graduate of Drexel Institute of Technology, now Drexel University.
She was a teacher and beloved mother and grandmother.
A Newark resident for 30 years, Mrs. Dixon was an active member of the A.A.U.W.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her twin brothers, Philip J. Lange, Jr. and George F. Lange.
She is survived by her five children; Wesley Philip Dixon of Baltimore, Arthur Roy Dixon of Portland, Ore., Stuart Paul Dixon of Philadelphia, Donald Edward Dixon of Newark and Ellen Marie Carey of Clayton; a sister, Catherine Ruth Lennox of Tennessee; seven grandchildren, Matthew Wesley Dixon of Annapolis, Md., Roy Wolfe Dixon of Portland, Elizabeth Anne Elk Dixon of Philadelphia, Eric Riley Dixon of Wilmington and Sarah Ellen, Caitlin Marie and Jess Michael Carey, all of Clayton.
Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday in R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, 122 W. Main St., Newark, where friends may call one hour earlier.
Burial will be private.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions may be made in Mrs. Dixon's name to the American Heart Association, c/o the funeral home.

Nova R. Ellyson, 89
Nova R. Ellyson died Sunday, May 11, 2003, in Lifecare at Lofland Park, Seaford. She was 89.
Ms. Ellyson was born Nov. 19, 2003, in Wells County, Ind., daughter of the late George Marion Tomlimson and Grace Scott.
She worked at Star Glove Factory for 15 years sewing gloves.
Ms. Ellyson was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Seaford and the AARP.
She is survived by a daughter, Catherine J. West of Seaford; a son, Richard Darst of Santee, Calif.; a brother, Howard Malott of Yorktown, Ind.; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Friday in the Gardens of Memory, Marion, Ind.
Arrangements by Watson Funeral Home.

Ruben Guzman-Figueroa, 51
HARTLY - Ruben Guzman-Figueroa of Hartly died of a heart attack Saturday, May 10, 2003. He was 51.
Mr. Guzman was born Feb. 15, 1952, in Morouis, Puerto Rico, son of the late Soloman Guzman and Carmen Figueroa Guzman.
He was employed as a truck driver with Hobbs Enterprise of Woodside.
Mr. Guzman enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing and spending time with his friends and family.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Ricardo Guzman.
He is survived by a daughter, Tina Comegys of Dover; a granddaughter, Evelyn Trusdale of Dover; three brothers, Jesus (Popo) Guzman of Florida, Pedro (Pijuan) Guzman of South Carolina and Pedro (Pete) Guzman of Magnolia; two sisters, Juanna Torres of Florida and Carmen Guzman of Puerto Rico; an uncle, Pedro Guzman and his wife, Carmen Guzman of Florida, a very special friend, Candy Comegys of Hartly; close friends, Pete (Pop) and Elizabeth (Betty) Comegys of Hartly; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Pippin Funeral Home, 119 West Camden-Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, where friends may call two hours earlier.
Burial will be in Sharon Hills Memorial Park, Dover.
Instead of flowers, the family request contributions to Pippin Funeral Home, 119 W. Camden-Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, DE 19934 to help with expenses.

Karla Louise Foskey, 31
COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. - Karla Louise Foskey of Cottage Grove, formerly of Cape May, N.J., Georgetown, Del., Oak Ridge, Tenn., San Mateo, Calif., and Eugene died Tuesday, April 29, 2003. She was 31.
Ms. Foskey was born May 24, 1971, in North Cape May, N.J., daughter of Preston Foskey of Tacoma, Wash. and the late Yulonda Evans Foskey.
She attended the Life Skills program at North Eugene High School.
Ms. Foskey enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, especially her longtime respite caregivers, Robin and Laura.
In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Frank Evans of Georgetown; and her paternal grandfather and grandmother, Preston and Verna Foskey of Lewes, Del.
In addition to her father, she is survived by her stepparents, Eugene O'Neil and Linda Love of Cottage Grove; her grandmother, Elsie Evans Willey of Georgetown; a brother, Kurtiss Foskey of Springfield; two sisters, Kristal Foskey and Cryssy O'Neil, both of Portland and uncles, aunts and cousins in Delaware.
Services will be 3 p.m. Saturday in the Unitarian Universalist Church in Eugene.
Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene.
The family suggests memorial contributions to ARC of Lane County.

Martha Jean House Green, 60
GREENWOOD - Martha Jean House Green of Greenwood died Sunday, May 11, 2003, in Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital, Dover. She was 60.
Mrs. Green was born in Eldorado, Ill., daughter of Verda I. (Spencer) House Ramsey of Brooklyn, Conn. and the late Gene House.
She was a 1964 graduate of George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, Tenn.
Mrs. Green was a junior high school teacher for the Hazelwood School District in Florissant, Mo., and later at Caesar Rodney and Milford School districts. She worked for the Sussex County Council as a librarian's assistant in the Greenwood Public Library from 1987 until she became disabled and retired in April.
She enjoyed books and reading, an interest that she passed along to her daughters and grandchildren. She liked working with senior citizens and was looking forward to volunteering as a reader at the Country Rest Home in Greenwood. She was an excellent cook and helped her daughters learn that skill. She loved spending time with her family, watching old movies, especially comedies and March Madness college basketball playoffs, listening to 50s and 60s music, bird watching, going out to eat and shopping.
Mrs. Green was a member of Reformation Lutheran Church, Milford and was the current president of the Greenwood Lions Club.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 39 years, Donald J. Green; two daughters and a son-in-law, Melinda J. Green and Scott Nethercutt of Woodbridge, Va. and Caroline L. Green of Owings Mills, Md.; a brother, John Keith House of Hampton, Conn. and four grandchildren, Amara, Caylin, Brandt and Dolan.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Reformation Lutheran Church, 613 Lakeview Ave., Milford.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Lofland Funeral Home, 102 Lakeview Ave., Milford.
Burial will be in St. Johnstown Cemetery, Greenwood.

Margaret T. Hopkins, 85
HARRINGTON - Margaret T. Hopkins of Harrington died Saturday, May 10, 2003, in the Bayhealth-Milford Memorial Hospital. She was 85.
Mrs. Hopkins was born in Farmington, daughter of the late Joseph L. and Katie J. (Legates) Taylor.
She worked as a seamstress at the former George Sherwin Shirt Co. and the Aetna Shirt Co. in Harrington for more than 20 years. She also worked at the Mulholland Spoon Factory in Milford for several years.
She loved flowers and was an avid gardener. She enjoyed working puzzles and loved to watch professional wrestling.
Mrs. Hopkins was a member of the Harrington Senior Center.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Burton Hopkins in 2000.
She is survived by a son, Allen Hopkins of Felton; a daughter, C. Louise Hopkins of Houston; a sister, Catherine Smith of Houston; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in the McKnatt Funeral Home, 50 Commerce St., Harrington, where friends may call one hour earlier.
Burial will be in Hollywood Cemetery, Milford-Harrington Highway, Harrington.

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