Celebrity Obituaries

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Brandon Kenyatta Spence

January 8, 1988 - March 29, 2015


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Barbara Lewis

May 2, 1932 - March 28, 2015


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Doris Morris

June 25, 1956 - March 28, 2015

passed on March 28, 2015.
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May V. Jarmon

September 17, 1945 - March 27, 2015

servant of God and people departed this earthly life on Friday, March 27, 2015. May has left a legacy of service, accomplishments and proven pathways for success and has inspired many other to always strive for excellence. May worked for Stuart Pharmaceuticals (aka Astra Zeneca). She was owner and operator of Jarmon's Day Care, Travel Service and first Black Mary Kay Cosmetic Sales Director...
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Elizabeth Whiting

January 20, 1954 - March 26, 2015


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Paulette Collick

August 14, 1952 - March 25, 2015

She was preceded in death by her Husband Waymon Collick, father, John H Matthews Sr, her mother Catherine Matthews, a brother John H Matthews Jr, a sister Marcilene Matthews. She leaves to cherish her memories, Brenda L Townsend, Anthony B Matthews (Michelle Matthews) , Andre Matthews, Kim D Robinson (Gary Robinson), Lori Allison, Brian E Matthews and Lynette Matthews.
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Bishop David Dupree

July 4, 1921 - March 24, 2015

Bishop David Dupree leaves to cherish his memories: his Sister; Martha Downing, his seven children; Vivienne Hawkins (Louis), Estelle Brown, Jeanette Dupree, Edna Washington, James Dupree (Lydia), Vernon Dupree (Victoria), and Kevin Dupree (Debra). A host of grandchildren (25), great grandchildren & great-great grandchildren (around 50); and a host of extended family members and friends.
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Rachel Davis

November 6, 1932 - March 22, 2015

Rachel was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Mary Snow; three brothers, James Snow, Arthur Snow, and Bentley Snow, Jr.; one sister, Christine White; and two daughters, Betty Little and Verbertina Redden. She leaves to cherish her memories, her children, Luther Davis, Melva "Shayne" McCoy (Linwood, Sr.), Linda Watters (Tony), and Leonard Davis. She was blessed with 17 grandchildren; 32...
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Steven L. Hackett

November 23, 1961 - March 21, 2015

Steven, 53, departed this life suddenly, on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Saint Francis Hospital. He was preceded in death by his mother, Carol Jean Wright, father Melvin J. Daniels, brother Keith Daniels, and grandparents Ernestine & Theodore Hackett and Katherine & Noah Daniels. He is survived by his devoted wife, Izetta Hackett, 3 sons, Steven Wilson, Sedale and Seth Hackett, 1 daughter,...
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Evelyn M. Smith

March 18, 1932 - March 21, 2015

daughter of the late James H. and Lena M. Smith, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the Christiana Hospital. Her brother Ralph, sister Joan, brother John and loving family members were by her side. Evelyn was born and raised in (Belvedere) Wilminton, DE, she received her early education was at Absalom Jones School, graduating in 1949 from Howard High School, and...
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Beverly A. Venable

October 13, 1942 - March 20, 2015

Beverly passed on March 20, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital. She was preceded in death by her Father, Lovest G. Powell, daughter, Sherry Lyn Doran and brothers Wayne L. Powell and Russell G. Hawkins. Beverly leaves to cherish her memories, Two sons; Anthony K. Venable and Kerry T. Venable. Mother, Lula Mae Wing; Step Father, Ernest Wing and brothers; Larry Hawkins, Steven Hawkins and Carlton...
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June Joyce Conover

June 21, 1959 - March 20, 2015


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Barbara Christine Brown

September 26, 1937 - March 18, 2015

Barbara is survived by her 2 children, Charles S. Brown and Verna C. Owens ;10 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Thaddeus Mims, sisters, Betty Ann Brown and Doreen Hovington and niece, Crystal Brown.
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Sharon Althia Young

March 18, 1978 - March 16, 2015

passed on March 16, 2015. Sharon leaves to cherish her memories, husband, Malcolm Ellison Young; daughter, Haley Davis; parents, Joycelyn Fountain and Allen Davis; siblings, Beverly Northover, Ragein Lawrence, Michelle Pedraza, Donovan Lawrence; and a host of other family members and friends. Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 8:00am at Ezion Fair Baptist Church...
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Benny Hickman, Jr.

July 23, 1958 - March 16, 2015


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Rosa Mae Milien

April 23, 1944 - March 12, 2015

Rosa Mae Milien was born on April 23, 1944 in Fort Pierce, Florida to the late Robert and Cassie Ceaser. She attended Lincoln Park Academy 1962. She went on the get her CNA license. She worked for many years as a CNA and in a fruit shipping company until her health began to fail. During her illness, she went to stay with her oldest daughter Derdre' until the end. Rosa loved to help other people...
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Delores Marie Reyes

September 25, 1986 - March 11, 2015

passed on March11, 2015. She leaves to cherish her memories, children, Markye Chandler, Makaela Reyes, Christian Reyes, and Xavier Clark; her parents, Doris Reyes and Phillip Young; two sisters Latorya Reyes and Doris Reyes; her nieces and nephews; one great nephew; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
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Gilmore L. Francis

January 14, 1949 - March 9, 2015

departed this life on on March 9, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital in Wilm., DE. He leaves to cherish his memories; sons, J. Rohan and J. Junior Francis; daughters, Vivine and Lezli Francis and Tarha Clarke; mother, Edith Lindsay; siblings, Merlon, Jerome, Trevor, Levi, Donald, Judith, Janice, Horace and Marlene; three grandchildren, and a host of family and friends.
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Shelton T. Johns

February 14, 1983 - March 8, 2015

He was preceded in death by sons, Hasan Abdul Johns and daughter, DaMaya Johns, and grandfather, Donald Johns, Sr. Shelton leaves to cherish his memories, his son, Elijah Harmon; his mother, Valerie Johns-Woody; father, Shelton Thomas; sister, Robyn Johns, brother, Tahjee Johns Woody, sister, Jordan Thomas; aunts Leslie, Kim, Ava; uncles, Eric, Butch, Stanley; cousins, he loved, Antwione and Kyri...
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Agnes M. McGhee

May 29, 1926 - March 6, 2015

passed on March 6, 2015. She preceded in death by her husband, John McGhee and son, Ronald McGhee. She leaves to cherish her memories, daughter, Linda Brokenbrough and son, Pastor Ivan V. McGhee, Sr. (Juanita); daughter-in-law, Meta McGhee; sister-in-law Daphine McGhee; 12 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and other family members and friends.
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Johnson Luhombo Shioso Akala

November 4, 1961 - March 5, 2015

fell asleep in death on March 5, 2015 surrounded by his loving family at Seasons Hospice. John was born to the late Dishon and Beridah Akala in Nakuru, Kenya. He is survived by his wife, Donna Akala; sons, Isaya and Shivonje Akala; daughter, Beridah Akala; stepsons, Brounche and Hasani Green.
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Edward E. Richardson, Sr.

November 1, 1937 - March 1, 2015


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Maurice Fitzgerald Coley

September 24, 1966 - February 28, 2015

Maurice Fitzgerald Coley, age 48, passed away on February 28, 2015. He is survived by his mother Dorothea Winchester; sons, Quinton, Darvin and Sabastian; daughters, Devin, Dareese and La'Nai; grandchildren, Davon and Dayonna; step-children, Kaera and Gregory; siblings, Clifton, Barbara, Arlita, Caroline, Linda, Dora, Frankie, Elizabeth, Calvin, Tamatha and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews,...
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George L. Jackson

December 10, 1951 - February 28, 2015

passed on February 28, 2015. He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Diana Jackson; stepchildren, Antoine and Shawntelle Haskins and father figure to Keith Campbell; 2 grandchildren; 4 step grandchildren; his father, Robert D. Jackson; siblings, Arlene Jackson, Doris (Buddy) Davis, Yvette (John) Gibson, Jerome Jackson, Ulysses Jackson and James Edward Jackson; a host of nieces, nephews and...
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Evangelist Mildred V. Williams

January 24, 1924 - February 28, 2015

Evangelist Williams went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 1:15pm. She was preceded in death by her husband William A. Williams and son, Thomas Williams. She leaves to cherish her memories, children, Gladys Godfrey, Levi Harding, Irene Butcher (Gordon), Harry Harding, Melvin Dean, Marvin Williams (Shirley), Jeanesta Webb, Jacqueline Williams, Onnie Bryan, Delthea Williams,...
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Lawrence A. Broomer

July 15, 1960 - February 26, 2015


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Elsie Mae Henry

May 10, 1928 - February 26, 2015


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Catherine G. Smith

November 23, 1933 - February 23, 2015

Catherine G. Smith was born in Wilmington, Delaware on November 23, 1933 to thelate Nathaniel and Edna Smallwood. She attended the Wilmington public school. She was employed and retired from what is now Christiana Care. She is preceded in death by her children Willie L. Smith, and Marsha Medley; four sisters, Helen, Dora, Mary Jane, and Pearl. She leaves to cherish her memory to three...
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Angela M. Sloan

June 8, 1967 - February 22, 2015

Angela M. Beecher Sloan was born in Wilmington, Delaware on June 8, 1967 to the late Joseph H. Beecher and the late Virginia M. Walker Beecher. Angela was a military brat. Her father was in the United States Air Force, so she was fortunate to receive her formal education in New Mexico, Alaska, and California. Later, she received her bachelor degree in business from Phoenix University. She...
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Theodore Hackett, Jr.

June 10, 1937 - February 21, 2015

Army Veteran(Retired), longtime Colorado Springs, CO resident. Survived by his wife, Vickie; three daughters, Tomika Jones, Marquisha Hamilton and Monica Hackett; 5 sisters, Patricia(Lionel) Hampton, Louise Ares, Claudine Robinson, Ernestine(Elmore, Jr.) Walker, Stephanie Robbins; 3 grandchildren, Nehemiah Bell, Justin and Carlton Hackett; 6 great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews,...
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Cathy R. Young

March 28, 1961 - February 19, 2015

passed on February 19, 2015. Cathy was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph Young and Ethel Young Williams. She leaves to cherish her memories, sister, Breena D. Arnold; cousin, Clara M. Graham, aunt, Mildred Wilson; cousins, Brian M. Graham, Heather N. Graham (Abdul), Bettie R. Sweeney, Linda F. Cliff(William), Lisa A. Sweeney, special friend, Jenera Ringgold;a host of relatives and friends....
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Clayton Earl Hines

September 9, 1951 - February 15, 2015


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Denise A. Glasco

December 29, 1961 - February 13, 2015


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William J. White, Jr.

April 27, 1921 - February 11, 2015

William (Bill) Jefferson White, Jr, age 93, of Wilmington, entered his eternal rest on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, Newark, DE. He was born April 27, 1921 in Wilmington to the late, William Jefferson White, Sr and Myrtle Hodge White. Bill served in the United States Army in the European Theater during World War II as a medic. He received an honorable...
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Antonio L. Shockley

January 18, 1963 - February 9, 2015

He was preceded in death by his wife, Janet; father, Carl Anderson; and step-father, who raised him, Richard A. Williams, Sr. and grandfather, Rev. Alphonso Shockley. Ending his sojourn for the Lord in this life, he leaves to mourn:two children, Iyonna and Kai his mother Ethel A. Williams and Roger C. Williams (long term companion to his mother); two brothers, Richard A. Williams, Jr. and Khalil...
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Joel Wayne Griffin

February 8, 1961 - February 4, 2015


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Vera Y. Wright

March 31, 1938 - February 4, 2015


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Reynold A. Smith

March 17, 1934 - February 2, 2015

passed away on Tuesday February 2, 2015 at his home. He was preceded in death by his father, Fred Perkins and his mother, Mary Summerville. He leaves to mourn, his loving wife, Charlotte J. Smith; two sons, Brian L. Patterson, Sr. (Regina) and Terrance Patterson, one daughter, Michelle Ford Smith; three sisters, Rev. Lorraine Cananday of CA, Rev. Shirley; three grandchildren, Kendra E. Haynes...
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Joann Rogers

August 19, 1947 - February 1, 2015


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Forrest Robert Dixon, Jr.

April 12, 1929 - January 31, 2015

passed away peacefully on January 31 at the Forwood Manor in Wilmington, DE... Born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina on April 12, 1929, he was the eldest son of the late Forrest Robert Dixon, Sr., and Elizabeth Parker Dixon. The family moved to Portsmouth, Virginia when he was young. He attended I.C. Norcom Senior High School in Portsmouth, Virginia, Winston-Salem State University, and Morgan...
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Dr. Rudyne L. Sherfield

July 18, 1933 - January 31, 2015

Rev. Dr. Rudyne LaVurne Sherfield, treasured mother, sister, grandmother, pastor and friend went home to be with the Lord Saturday, January, 31, 2015 in Wynnewood Pennsylvania. After a brave fight with illness, Dr. Sherfield, a resident of Philadelphia, passed on to glory at the age of eighty-one. The esteemed Dr. Sherfield was born July 18, 1933, in Jacksonville, Florida, to Jacob Lawrence and...
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Oatha V. Farmer

May 19, 1936 - January 29, 2015


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Irene Fairley-Young

November 8, 1939 - January 29, 2015

passed on January29, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, Booker T. and Eva Mae Fairley Fortune. She leaves to cherish her memories, son, Ralph Jones (Ollivvette), Booker P., Jeffery, Anthony, Victor and grandson like a son, Michael Fairley; 2 granddaughters, like daughters, Tiffany and Zhane' Fairley; 1 brother, Edward Fairley (Sandy);1 sister Christine Reed;1 aunt, Helen Davis,...
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Mary Ann Richardson

January 27, 1936 - January 28, 2015

passed on January 28, 2015 at Christiana Hospital. She was employed for many years at Delaware Hospital, and Philadelphia School District. Mary leaves to cherish her memories, loving husband, Edward E. Richardson, Sr. of 60 years; loving mother of Edward, Jr., Purnell, Sr., Ivry, Alan and Gary; grandchildren and a host of other family members and friends. Preceded in death by 2 children, Patricia...
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Henry E. Coates

June 12, 1942 - January 26, 2015

passed on January26, 2015. He will be dearly miss by his wife, Patricia Ann Coates, daughters, Gwendolyn Gibbs "Nell", Inez Coates (Alvin),; sons, Darwin Purdie (Kiwanna"Pinky"), Henry Coates, Jr., Richard Purdie (Melissa), Brandon Coates (Aniece), special nephew, Vincent Wilson and Rayfield Coates; 27 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchildren and one on the way.
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James Henry Case

November 7, 1929 - January 24, 2015

was born on November 7, 1929 in Wilmington, DE and departed this life on January 24, 2015. at Twin Pines Health Center, West Grove, PA. Mr. Case worked in Maintenance most of his life. He loved music especially jazz and it became one of his favorite hobbies throughout his life. He was pre-deceased by his son, James Henry Case Jr., parents, Leon Case and Cleola Brookins, his brother, Roland...
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Esther Tucker

August 10, 1942 - January 22, 2015

passed on January 22, 2015. She leaves to cherish her memories, 4 children, Teresa, Don& Donie, Tucker and Arthur Lampkins; 3 grandchildren, Madonna(George) Woodson, Muhammad and Wade Tucker; 7 great grandchildren; a host of sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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Amatullah Earley Rashad

March 6, 1953 - January 22, 2015


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Baby Christian Anthony Morris

January 21, 2015 - January 21, 2015


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James Arlington Perkins

January 21, 2015 - January 21, 2015

was born on May 11, 1950 in Chestertown Maryland and departed this life for his heavenly home on January 15, 2015 at Parkview Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Wilmington Delaware. James was the son of the late Anna Elizabeth Hackett Perkins and Edward Sylvester Perkins Sr.. James is survived by two sons, Derek Gooden of Phila. PA and Jakevis Dumpson of Wilm., DE; one daughter, Breanna...
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Honorable Eric Daryl Robinson

May 10, 1949 - January 20, 2015

Councilman Robinson started a "Claim Your Block Campaign" to clean up and take back control of the neighborhoods as well as "Light Up The Block" campaign for safer neighborhoods. Eric served as a member of the Public Safety, Housing and Licenses & Inspections, and Public Works & Transportation Committees of Council. He will also be remembered by many for leading the effort for the design and...
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George Henry Riley

May 11, 1918 - January 16, 2015

George Henry Riley 96, of Lincoln, DE passed away Friday, Jan, 16, 2015 at Ocean Medical Center in Brick , NJ . Born in Accomack, VA, George was the middle out of 9 children born to the late William and Lilli Riley. George loved the outdoors and particularly loved hunting, fishing and was an avid gardener. In the Lincoln community he was known for growing and distributing his home grown...
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Barbara J. Archy

June 15, 1949 - January 16, 2015

passed January 16, 2015 at her residence. Barbara was born June 15, 1949 in Wilm., DE to the daughter of William A. Hackett, Sr. and Minne Terrell-Parks. She united in marriage to Walter L. Archy, Jr. for 44 years who preceded her in death in 2011 also, 1 son, Winfield E. Archy. She is survived by her children, 3 daughters, Toni A. Black, Theresa M. Archy and Molissa D. Wimberly (John); 1 son,...
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Marian Yvette Jackson-Blount

June 7, 1961 - January 16, 2015

passed on January 16, 2015. She leaves to cherish her precious memories, husband, Maurice; son, St. Clair; grandchildren, Aniya, Jaida, Janai and Kayden; mother, Shirley; brother, Michael (Sonya); 3 aunts, Florance, Beatrice, Christine (Melvin); 4 uncles, Andrew Angeles), Robert (Evelyn), Maynard, Edward (Alicia); a host of close cousins, relatives and friends. Marian shared special...
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Minister Billy J. Lane, Sr.

August 31, 1947 - January 15, 2015

Minister Billy J. Lane Sr. departed this life on January 15, 2015 in Christiana Hospital. Minister Lane leaves to cherish many loving memories to his children Bishop Billy J. Lane Jr. (Charmayne), Deaconess Kathy Laws (William Jr.), Evangelist Deneice Edmonds (Leroy), Shirlena Smallwood (Terry), Che McNaire, William Rosario (Tina) Billy J. Lane III and Lisa Lane, 23 grandchildren and 19 great...
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Keith B. Mason

March 16, 1990 - January 12, 2015

He leaves to cherish his memories his children, Taylor Griffin, Ja'haad White and Eh'san Mason; parents, Dawn Mason and Keith Morris; stepfather, William Thomas; stepmother, Tara Morris; sisters, brothers; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, family and friends.
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Denise M. Warrington

July 13, 1955 - January 10, 2015


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Bette Ann Davis

November 10, 1949 - January 8, 2015

passed on January 8, 2015. Bette was preceded in death by her mother, Lucy Davis. She leaves to cherish her memories, father, Robert L. Davis, Sr.; siblings, Gregory B. Davis, Augusta L. Davis, Joan M. Bradley, Robert L. Davis, Jr. and Roby Gray and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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Jawan T. Colson

January 27, 1984 - January 7, 2015


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Betty E. Newby

August 13, 1929 - January 4, 2015

age 84, departed this life at Christiana Hospital in Wilmington DE, on Sunday, January 4, 2015. She is survived by her children Diane Bunkley (Lloyd) and Gary Newby Sr (Pamela); brother, Selvy Chesson Sr.; Five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Proceeded in death by five siblings.
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Robin R. Banks

August 13, 1959 - January 2, 2015


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William E. Baxter

November 3, 1927 - January 1, 2015


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Doreen B. Hovington

October 24, 1945 - January 1, 2015

passed on January 1, 2015. Mother Hovington leaves to cherish her memories, son, Harry Brown and daughter, Sheila Lewis; siblings, Barbara Brown, Theodore (Jerry), Curtis and Leroy Barger; a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.
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Wilbert Garfield "Jay" "Two-Step Johnson, Jr.

November 9, 1942 - December 31, 2014

age 72 passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at Compassionate Care Hospice-St. Francis Hospital in Wilmington, DE. Wilbert is survived by four sisters: Marie Johnson, Violese Brown and Hazel Benjamin all of Wilmington, DE and Genevieve Washington of Laurel, MD, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends. In Lieu of flowers send donations to Sharon Temple SDA Church...
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Martin E. Martinez

November 30, 1959 - December 29, 2014


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Viola Pinkney-Ruffin

March 28, 1938 - December 28, 2014

Age 76 Passed on December 28, 2014. Viola leaves to cherish her memory, 4 loving children Debra Ruffin-Sipple, Rickey, Stanley(Danielle) and Andy Ruffin; siblings, Hattie Bell Atkins, Willie Mae Clark, Izel Pinkney(Rose), Otis Pinkney(Ernestine)and Albert Pinkney; daughter-in-law Chenail Stewart; 9 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Baby AA'mir Caden Chavis-Coverdale

December 23, 2014 - December 23, 2014


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Kelli Ann Grant

July 25, 1973 - December 22, 2014

Kelli Ann Grant, age 41, passed on December 22, 2014. She was born to parents (Gail) Vanessa Sutton and the late Rudolph Luther Sutton Jr. Kelli was educated through the Philadelphia, PA and Lawrenceville, NJ school system ending her high school years at Cheltenham high school. She received her Associates degree from Wesley College and recently completed her Bachelor of Science degree in...
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Linda Johnson

April 1, 1950 - December 21, 2014

Linda was called home on Sunday, December 21, 2014. She earned her early education at The Dunleith Community School and later graduating from DeLaWarr High School. She was employed at Christiana Care Health Systems, where she retired after 30 plus years of dedicated service. She was a pleasure to know and loved her family very much. She is survived by her daughter, Monica T. Johnson;...
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Ja'Bre Hammond

June 1, 1999 - December 21, 2014

passed on December 21, 2014. He leaves to cherish his memories, his mother, Maureen O. Hammond; father, Robert Ervin; siblings, LaMar D. Hammond, Da'Mir Hammond, Chiquita Hammond; step siblings, Jordan Lopez, Kaden & Kenndi Ervin, Robert Ervin, Jr. and Christion Edwards; paternal grandmother, Julia Ervin and great grandmother, Catherine Ervin; 3 special cousins, Benjamin and Jasmin Brown and...
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Ja'Bre Hammond

June 1, 1999 - December 21, 2014


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Derrick Allen Caudle, Sr.

June 4, 1971 - December 20, 2014


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Nicholas Ross Riley

January 16, 1984 - December 20, 2014


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Frederick F. Wilson lll

April 26, 1949 - December 19, 2014

passed on December 19, 2014. Fred leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Linda P. Wilson; 3 children, Fern L. Bishop, Frederick F. Wilson, IV (Angela) and Justin M. Wilson (Tiffany); 4 grandchildren, Korey Bishop, Mackenzie Wilson, Madison Wilson and Christianne Wilson; sister, Marlene Owens and Michael Wilson and a host of other family members and friends.
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Vernon H. Cottman

September 7, 1929 - December 16, 2014

Mr. Cottman leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 26 years, Deborah; son, Wilson Cottman(Given); daughters, Dawne Lopes and Marian D. Cottman.
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Wilbert James, Jr.

August 27, 1947 - December 15, 2014

Wilbert James Jr. son of the late Wilbert James Sr. and Dorothy (Mills) Stevenson-Huff was born on August 27, 1947 in Charlotte, North Carolina. As he was affectionately called "Will" was employed for the Chrysler Corporation located in Newark, DE for more than 35years prior to his retirement. He enjoyed all genres of music and could be seen at every Clifford Brown Jazz Festival. He had a love...
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Arlene Thomas

November 7, 1953 - December 14, 2014


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Kadeem Tucker

January 27, 1995 - December 13, 2014

Kadeem Lee Tucker son of Gregory and Karen Tucker was born January 27th 1995 in Wilmington, DE. "Deem" as he was affectionately known, departed this life on December 13, 2014 at the University Hospital of Pennsylvania surrounded by his loved ones. Kadeem matriculated through the Red Clay Consolidated School District, and graduated from Hodgson Vocational High School in 2013 with distinguished...
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Beatrice Thomas

March 24, 1942 - December 12, 2014

Beatrice "Bea" Thomas was born on the glorious day of March 24, 1942 through the holy union of her parents the late Elder Lenster and Susie Beatrice Lumpkin in Andersonville, Georgia. Beatrice's father married Lucille Jones at the passing of her mother and raised Beatrice from an early age. The gates of heaven opened and Beatrice transitioned to glory at Christiana Care Hospital in Newark,...
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Pearl Olivia Evans

March 23, 1930 - December 9, 2014

passed away peacefully at Kentmere Nursing Care Center on December 9, 2014 in Wilmington, Delaware at the age of 84. Pearl was born on March 23, 1930 in Greensboro, Maryland to the late Mary Elizabeth Johnson and Rayfield Thomas Wilmer Groce. She graduated from Lockerman High School in Ridgley, Maryland. She married William D. Evans Sr. on July 31, 1951 and spent her life caring and providing...
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Somporn Lundy

June 6, 1948 - December 4, 2014


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Hilda P. Carter

November 25, 1940 - November 29, 2014

was called home on Nov. 29, 2014 in Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE after a long battle with her illness. She was predeceased by her husband, son, mother and father. She is survived by her children; Iris Carter, Vernon Carter, Sylvia Carter, Stacey Carter (Angela), Michael Carter, Michelle Jacobs(Eustace Jacobs, Sr.); grandchildren, LaRae, Shonda, Marsalis, Eustace, Jr., Anya, Zaire, Nickalas...
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Emma S. Burgess

September 5, 1950 - November 27, 2014

passed away on November 27, 2014. She leaves to cherish her memories, 3 children: Lazzette Shepard, Curtis Burgess, III & Ashley Burgess;mother Deloris Lyle; 3 sisters Elease Hawkins(Joe), Patricia Trader(Warner)and Michelle Walker; 4 brothers, Karl Walker, Aurbrey Walker, Michael Walker, and Maurice Walker(Flowers), 5 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and...
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Lonnie D. Morrison

August 10, 1956 - November 26, 2014

Lonnie passed on November 26, 2014. He was preceded in death by his mother & father, Lonnie, Sr. & Jerleen Morrison, devoted companion, Joycelyn Harden, son, Christopher and granddaughter, Amiriah. He leaves to cherish his memories, children, Roger Brown, Donyiel Gonzalez (Antonio), Lonnie "Shannon", Ervin, Ryan and Kartina Harden; 14 grandchildren, 1 Godchild; siblings, Ethel Mae (Alexis),...
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Mary Alice Cooper

January 28, 1934 - November 21, 2014

Mary A. Cooper Age: 80, passed away peacefully on November 21, 2014, at her residence after a battle with cancer. Mrs. Cooper, affectionately known as "Alice," was born on January 28, 1934 in Phenix, Virginia. Daughter of the late Scott Randall and Mittie Clark Randall, Mrs. Cooper worked at the General Motors Corporation (Wilmington plant) for 27 years. She loved cooking, reading and her all...
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Michael A. Rochester

May 20, 1957 - November 20, 2014

was called to rest at home in Rock Hall, MD on November 20, 2014, born May 20, 1957 in Chestertown, MD. He leaves to cherish his memory, children, Donna Foster (Maurice), Kadeem and Deanna Rochester; mother, Helen S. Harris; father, James L. Rochester; three sisters, five brothers, four grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
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Lisa Marie Thomas

August 19, 1968 - November 20, 2014

Lisa Marie Thomas of Middletown Delaware went to glory on Wednesday, November 20, 2014. She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Rutherford C. Thomas; son, Mark Anthony Jackson Jr.; her parents, Annie & Julius Stanley; her birth father, William Smith; 2 brothers, Bennie Stanley, Lance Stanley; 1 sister, Nadine Stanley, grandmother, Rosa Williams; 2 uncles, 3 aunts, 2 nieces, and a host of...
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Leonard L. Williams, Jr.

January 17, 1964 - November 18, 2014

Leonard L. Williams Jr, age 50, affectionately known as "Buck" passed away of natural causes at his home in Wilmington, Delaware on November 18, 2014. Predeceased by his parents, The Honorable Leonard L. Williams and Dolores R. Williams, Leonard began his education at Tower Hill School, later transferring to The Tatnall School where he earned his high school diploma. After attending Howard...
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Lillian Mae Bratcher

September 25, 1917 - November 15, 2014

Age 97, passed away on November 15, 2014. Lillian Mae passed away on November 15, 2014 at home after a long illness, lovingly surrounded by her family. She was born in Ridgely, Maryland on September 25, 1917 to the late Roland and Lula Mae Bell. She was known for her wit and charming personality; She loved to tease and joke with whomever was around. She was loved by all who knew her, including...
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David L. Heath

December 18, 1946 - November 13, 2014

age 64, passed away on November 13, 2014. Born on December 18, 1946 to the late Clarence and Margaret Heath, David was educated at Thomas D. Clayton School in Smyrna and William Henry High in Dover. His years of employment were all in the field of construction. David enjoyed the sports of basketball and horseshoes, and he thoroughly enjoyed watching old western movies and western television...
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C. W. Whigham

September 1, 1930 - November 7, 2014


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Kennard Sadler

April 11, 1960 - November 6, 2014

Age 52, Resided in Middletown, DE Departed this life on November 6, 2014. He leaves to cherish his memories 5 Brothers, Rev. George Sadler(Linda), Cecil Sadler, William Sadler(Pam), David and Daniel Sadler; 4 Sisters, Hester Sadler, Stephanie Allen(Raymond), Elizabeth Boyer, Lisa Sadler, and a host of nieces, nephews family and friends.
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Warrenetta Laverne McMillian

May 28, 1960 - November 6, 2014

She leaves to cherish her memories; 3 children; 2 sisters; 2 brothers; 5 grandchildren and a host of family & friends.
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Diane M. Potter

July 25, 1956 - November 3, 2014


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Daniel Webster Lawson, Jr.

March 3, 1946 - November 3, 2014

Daniel was born on March 3, 1946 in Grayton, Maryland to the late Daniel and Mamie Lawson. Daniel was educated in Mt. Hope Elementary and Pomonkey High school. He was baptized at a young age, and has been a member of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Linwood PA for over 40 years where he was ordained as a Deacon, served as church treasurer for 20 years, and was a member of the Male and Senior...
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Jazmyn K. Lewis

July 23, 1992 - November 2, 2014


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Curtis Edwin McAllister

July 24, 1957 - November 2, 2014


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Mattie Lou Moody

December 22, 1942 - November 2, 2014

Mattie, who was an only child, leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Wesley; her sons, Steve (Darlene) and Jacob W. Moody; daughters, Vivian L. Moody and Angala Moody; seven grandchildren Rondell, Steven Sewell, Tasha, Sheena, Steven Brown, Aaron, and Iesha; six great-grandchildren Kenya, Nakai, Kani, Mimi, Fantasia, and Gabrielle; a Godsister Mammie Kinard (Mann); five Godchildren, Jackie...
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Wallace Thomas

April 16, 1940 - October 30, 2014

age 74, passed away on October 30, 2014.
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David Leander Morrison

June 12, 1947 - October 29, 2014

age 67, passed away October 29, 2014. He is survived by his daughter Daveda Taylor and son-in-law, 7 siblings, 2 grandchildren and other family and friends.
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