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Joseph Palmer Moore, 86
DOVER - Joseph Palmer Moore of Dover died of progressive supranuclear palsy Thursday, Dec. 3, 1998, in his home. He was 86.
Mr. Moore farmed the land he grew up on.
He was a 50-year member of the Holstein Friesian Association of America; a member of the Delaware Farm Bureau; a member of the board of directors of the Southern States cooperative; and a member of the Delaware Holstein Improvement Association.
Mr. Moore also was a member of People's United Church of Christ, Dover.
He will always be remembered for his sense of humor and his love of people.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter P. and Mary Ennis Moore; and a brother, Presley E. Moore.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Anna Louise Masten Moore of Dover; a son, Joseph Kenneth Moore of Dover; four daughters, Mary Anna Johnson and Josie M. Strong, both of Dover, Connie M. Starkey of Felton and Debbie M. Jack of Frederica; a sister, Beatrice M. Blendt of Dover; 11 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and four stepgreat-grandchildren.
Service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at the People's United Church of Christ, 46 S. Bradford St., Dover, with the Rev. Kevin L. Gilliam officiating.
Friends may call at the church two hours prior to the service.
Burial will be in Sharon Hills Memorial Park, Dover.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to People's Untied Church of Christ; or to Delaware Hospice, 911 S. Du Pont Highway, Dover, DE 19901.
Arrangements by Trader Funeral Home, Dover.
Estella M. Adkins, 91
GEORGETOWN - Estella M. Adkins of Georgetown died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1998, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. She was 91.
Mrs. Adkins was born in Gumboro, the daughter of the late Noah James and Della Hadder Collins.
She was a resident of Georgetown for the past 10 years. She had lived in Millsboro for 80 years.
Mrs. Adkins was a homemaker.
She was a member of the Hickory Hill United Methodist Church, near Millsboro, and had attended Grace United Methodist Church, Georgetown, in recent years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer B. Adkins, in 1947; and a son, Stanton E. Adkins, in 1953.
She is survived by two sons, George Allen Adkins of Millsboro and Ralph J. Adkins of Wyoming; a brother, Granville Collins of Gumboro; four sisters, Ola Moore of Laurel, Edith Shockley of Salisbury, Md., Ruth Larmore of Parsonsburg, Md., and Maggie Baker of Delmar; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Mark M. Pruett-Barnett will officiate.
Burial will be in Millsboro Cemetery.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to Hickory Hill U.M. Church, c/o Roy Rogers, Route 4 Box 424D, Millsboro, DE 19966; or to Grace U.M. Church, P.O. Box 209, Georgetown, DE 19947.
Norval Ray Brooks, 62
HARRINGTON - Norval Ray Brooks of Harrington died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident on I-495 in Maryland. He was 62.
Mr. Brooks was the owner and operator of Washington Tours bus lines in Beltsville, Md., for 13 years. He had been working in the bus-transportation industry for 40 years.
He attended Cedar Neck Church in Cedar Neck.
Mr. Brooks was a member of Harrington Moose Lodge 534 and was a charter member of Laurel Moose Lodge in Laurel, Md.
He is survived by his wife of 18 months, Peggy Brooks; a son, Alan Brooks; a daughter, Pamela A. Green; a stepson, Mike Mills; and a brother, Donald Brooks.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in Hollywood Cemetery, Milford-Harrington Highway, Harrington.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the Cedar Neck Church in Milford or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society National Society of Southern Delaware, 400 Savannah Road, Lewes, DE 19958.
Arrangements by Lofland Funeral Home, Milford.
Mother Dorothy M. 'Fat' Coston, 67
DOVER - Mother Dorothy M. Coston, known to many as ''Fat,'' died, following a short illness, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1998, in Bayhealth Medical Center-Kent General Hospital, Dover. She was 67.
Mother Coston was born March 2, 1931, in Exmore, Va., the daughter of the late Robert J. and Mollie T. Phillips.
She was a faithful member of Emmanuel Pentecostal Church of God under the pastorship of Bishop Joseph P. Cooper. She loved her church and did all she could to support it.
Mother Coston served on the Willing Workers and on the Mothers' Board and was an assistant kitchen coordinator, and worked in the kitchen when she was able. She once was a member of the Emmanuel Divine Gospel Mass Choir.
She was a devoted mother and grandmother, and a friend to many.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Coston; and three brothers, Willie Phillips, Robert Phillips and Johnny Phillips.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Marilyn Burroughs of Detroit; a daughter and son-in-law, Catherine L. and Phillip Cubbage of Dover; a nephew whom she raised, Joseph Davis Sr.; seven brothers-in-law, Dave Coston of Philadelphia, Paige Coston and Mack Coston of Felton, and Raymond Coston, Booker T. Coston, Lawrence Coston and Harry Lee Coston, all of Virginia; two sisters, Louise Murphy of Painter, Va., and Elizabeth Davis of Dover; a special cousin, Gracie Custis of Exmore, Va.; five sisters-in-law, Virginia Coston and Betty Coston of Delaware, Catherine Haw of Richmond, Va., and Thelma Coston and Virginia Coston, both of Virginia; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a host of nephews, nieces and other relatives; and two special friends, Mother Violetta Carroll and Betty Waples.
Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, 145 Center St., Camden, where friends may call two hours prior to the service.
Burial will be in Whatcoat Cemetery, Dover.
Arrangements by Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Dover.
Leonard A. Daniels, 83
BARCLAY, Md. - Leonard A. Daniels of Barclay died of renal failure Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1998, in Bayhealth Medical Center-Kent General Hospital, Dover, Del. He was 83.
Mr. Daniels was born Sept. 14, 1915, in Barclay, the son of the late Leonard and Lillie Daniels.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
Mr. Daniels was a laborer for Local 199.
He was a deacon at Community Baptist Church, Barclay, and a member of its Male Chorus and its United Brotherhood.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Geneva Hutchins Daniels.
He is survived by a daughter, Ursula D. Ward of Barclay; a brother, the Rev. Milton Daniels of Philadelphia; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Monday in Community Baptist Church, Barclay, with the Rev. William Ward officiating.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the church.
Arrangements by Minus Funeral Home, Dover.
Jack Durant, 77
COLUMBIA - Jack Durant of Columbia died, following a lengthy illness, Friday, Nov. 27, 1998, in Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford. He was 77.
Mr. Durant was born July 7, 1921, in Red Bank, S.C., the son of the late Arthur and Elizabeth Durant.
He attended grammar school in South Carolina.
Mr. Durant joined the U.S. Marine Corps on June 8, 1942, and remained on active duty until his honorable discharge on Feb. 8, 1950.
After leaving military service, he went to work for Triangle Container Co. in Philadelphia.
Mr. Durant married the former Alice Johnson in 1959; they resided in Philadelphia. After his retirement, they moved to the family's home place in Columbia in 1991.
It was in 1997 that he had a strong desire to recommit his life to Christ. He and his wife later became members of Mount Nebo United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife; three stepsons, Wendell Johnson of Burlington, N.J., Merriel Childs of Philadelphia and Raymond Childs of Colunbia; Wendell Johnson's wife, Naomi Johnson, and Raymond Childs' special friend, Sandra Camper; a brother, James Durant of Long Island, N.Y.; a sister, Mae Durant of Long Island; two brothers-in-law and their wives, James Arthur and Catherine Johnson and George and Vernetta Johnson; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives and extended family and friends.
Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, Columbia, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be 9 a.m. Monday in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear.
Arrangements by Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Salisbury, Md.
Susie Elizabeth Harrington, 87
FEDERALSBURG, Md. - Susie Elizabeth Harrington of Federalsburg died of heart failure Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1998, in Memorial Hospital at Easton. She was 87.
Miss Harrington was born June 1, 1911, in Queen Anne's County, the daughter of the late Harry and Lucy Chance Harrington.
She attended the public schools of Queen Anne's and Talbot counties.
While living in St. Michaels, Miss Harrington had her first job as a trimmer at Firstman's Sewing Factory in St. Michaels. After moving to Easton, she began working in the Easton location of the same company. She retired in 1976.
In 1988, she moved to Federalsburg to live with her sister.
Miss Harrington is survived by two brothers, Joseph Harrington of Houston and Robert Harrington of Federalsburg; and three sisters, Lola Harrington of Federalsburg, Lucy Willoughby of Easton and Ellen Snowberger of Wyoming, Del.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Spring Hill Cemetery, Easton.
Arrangements by the Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home, Easton.
Lee Roy Jarmon, 88
WHALEYVILLE, Md. - Lee Roy Jarmon of Whaleyville died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998. He was 88.
Mr. Jarmon was born June 5, 1910, in Whaleyville, the son of the late William Hammond and Millie Jarmon Davis.
He married Mary Byrd in 1946.
Mr. Jarmon was self-employed, and also worked for many years at the former H&H Poultry cafeteria.
He joined Pullett's United Methodist Church, Whaleyville, at an early age, and served it as a trustee and class leader.
Mr. Jarmon will be remembered for his gentle way and his many home-cooked delights. In his later years, he often spoke about the various dishes he prepared. He was a devoted husband, father, brother and grandfather, and showed his love in a gentle, unassuming way.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife in May 1991.
He is survived by two daughters, Alice C. Holley of Tampa, Fla., and Hazel J. Showell of Dover, Del.; four grandchildren, Hosa B. Showell of Baltimore, Angela F. Showell of Dover, Patrick F. Showell of Hanscom Air Force Base near Lexington, Mass., and Yolanda E. Holey of Tampa; two sisters, Catherine A. Davis of Salisbury and Ella Barton of Whaleyville; four brothers-in-law, Frederick Barton, John H. Davis, Thomas ''Bud'' Brown and Nurry Brown; two great-grandchildren; nephews; nieces; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Pullett's U.M. Church, Whaleyville, where friends may call two hours prior to the service.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Arrangements by Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Dover.
Josephine Ellenor Shockley, 88
DENTON, Md. - Josephine Ellenor Shockley of Denton, and formerly of Goldsboro, died of natural causes Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1998, in Shore Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Denton. She was 88.
Mrs. Shockley was born March 9, 1910, in Ridgely, the daughter of the late Joseph Benton.
She was a graduate of Ridgely High School.
Mrs. Shockley had been employed by ILC Industries in Frederica, Del., and Dover, Del., in the manufacture of space suits.
She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Goldsboro, where she taught Sunday school and Methodist Youth Fellowship; and was a founding and life member of the Goldsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Smith Shockley, Dec. 4, 1968; and a daughter, Ruth L. Hurd, March 23, 1994.
She is survived by a grandson, Francis W. Cahall of Goldsboro; three stepgrandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; two stepgreat-great-grandchildren; and four stepgreat-great-great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Fleegle & Helfenbein Funeral Home P.A., 106 W. Sunset Ave., Greensboro, where friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Sunday.
Burial will be in Greensboro Cemetery, Greensboro.
Ada M. Wagemaker, 87
GREENWOOD - Ada M. Wagemaker of Greenwood died of respiratory failure Thursday, Dec. 3, 1998, in Seaford Center, Seaford. She was 87.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John A. Wagemaker, in 1986.
She is survived by a brother, Norris F. Wooters of Harrington; a sister, Anna M. Kane of Greenwood; and a daughter, Melissa Davidson, of California.
Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at McKnatt Funeral Home, 50 Commerce St., Harrington, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in Hollywood Cemetery, Harrington.
Charles LeRoy 'Chuck' Hurd, 63
CHESTERTOWN, Md. - Charles LeRoy ''Chuck'' Hurd of Chestertown died Friday, Jan. 22, 1999, in Kent and Queen Anne's Hospital. He was 63.
Mr. Hurd was born in Jackson, Mich., the son of the late Vincent S. and Rose Ellen Morris Hurd.
He attended the University of Maryland, where he received an associate of arts degree in business administration.
Mr. Hurd served his country in the U.S. Army 3rd Armored Division, receiving an honorable discharge in 1963.
He lived for a number of years in New Jersey, California and Maryland.
He worked for C&P Telephone Co., when they split he went with AT&T Corp., working in its marketing systems division until retiring in 1989.
Mr. Hurd loved his music and was an active member of the SPEBSQSA (Barbershop Quartette), a member of the Chapter 111 of Holiday Ramblers Recreational Vehicle Club.
He was very active in his church, served on the administrative board and in several other capacities, He was past president of Congregation of Middletown at the Christ Reform Church, where he served as the youth director.
Mr. Hurd was a family-oriented man with a deep-rooted love for his children and grandchildren. In his spare time he liked to fish, camp and sing. He was also an avid football and basketball fan.
He is survived by his wife of over 40 years, Marjorie Beth Russell; a son, Russell Vincent Hurd and his wife, Melody of New Market; a daughter, Beth Ann Hurd Cayer and her husband, Jon of Fort Meade; a brother, Vincent Hurd on Manteca, Calif., and two grandchildren.
Service will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, Chestertown. The Rev. Jerry Devine will officiate.
Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements by Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home. Chestertown, Maryland.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Kent & Queen Anne's Hospital, Intermediate Care Unit, 100 Brown Street, Chestertown, MD 21620 or 1st United Methodist Church Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 227, Chestertown, MD 21620.
Mildred M. Berger, 82
REHOBOTH BEACH - Mildred M. Berger of Rehoboth Beach died Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999, in Beebe Medical Center. She was 82.
Mrs. Berger was born on Sept. 23, 1916, in Baltimore, the daughter of the late Thomas Birmingham and Madeline Casey.
She served in the Coast Guard Auxiliary from 1941 to 1945, during World War II.
She was a homemaker, she also worked at Miller Brothers Restaurant in Baltimore City until their closure.
Mrs. Berger was a member of St. Edmonds Catholic Church, King and Laurel streets, Rehoboth Beach and a member of Cape Henlopen Senior Citizen Center.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur J. Berger in 1988.
She is survived by a son, Adrian Berger of Severna Park, Md., and two daughters, Jean M. Vaeth of Columbia, Md., and Jacqueline I. McQuaide of Lewes.
Service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Edmonds Catholic Church, Rehoboth Beach. Father Philip Sheekey will officiate.
Friends may call 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at Parsell Funeral Home & Crematorium Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 1449 Kings Highway, Lewes.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to your favorite charity.
Arlene J. Moyer, 61
DOVER - Arlene J. Moyer of Dover died Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999, in Kent General Hospital. She was 61.
Mrs. Moyer was born on Oct. 11, 1937, in Philadelphia, the daughter of the late Franklin and Althea McQuay.
She was raised in the Philadelphia area, moving to Dover in 1977.
Mrs. Moyer was a homemaker.
She made and collected porcelain dolls.
Mrs. Moyer was a member of the N.C.O. Wives Club and did volunteer work for them and for Family Services at each Air Force Base her husband was assigned.
She is survived by her husband of 44 years, John H. Moyer Sr; two sons, John H. Moyer Jr. and his wife, Debra and Anthony Moyer and his wife, Eve Marie all of Harrington; two daughters, Karen Moyer of Dover and Pandora ''Pam'' Moyer of Portland, Maine; two sisters, Joan Cloutio of Chipley, Fla. and Shirley McQuay of Newark; and five grandchildren, Jonathan, Amber Marie, Lauren, Jennifer, and Trish, all of Harrington.
Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Torbert Funeral Home, Dover, where friends may call 7-9 p.m. Tuesday.
Burial will be in Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, New Jersey.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society, 92 Read's Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720.
Dorothy C. Yearsley, 69
DOVER - Dorothy C. Yearsley of Dover died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, in Kent General Hospital. She was 69.
Mrs. Yearsley was the daughter of Frank B. Clough and Viola Crist.
She worked for Playtex Corp. of Dover in the shipping department.
Mrs. Yearsley was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Yearsley, in 1986.
She is survived by three sons, Larry Yearsley and Frank Yearsley, both of Dover, and Billy Yearsley of Felton; three daughters, Janice Hamilton of Camden, Phyllis Ferringer of Dover and Bonnie Gehrmann of Woodside; two brothers; a sister; 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Service and burial will be private.
Arrangements by Trader Funeral Home, Dover.
J. Francis Turpin, 84
FEDERALSBURG, Md. - J. Francis Turpin of Federalsburg died Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999, in Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. He was 84.
Mr. Turpin was born on April 11, 1914, in Hurlock in Dorchester County, the son of the late John F. Turpin Sr. and Mattie Stephens Turpin.
He was a graduate of Hurlock High School's class of 1931.
Mr. Turpin was a poultry and grain farmer his entire life. He also worked for the Federalsburg Post Office as a postal clerk for 30 years.
He was a very prominent member of the Methodist Lay Ministry, filling in for many area churches, whenever he was needed. He was an active member of his community, was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church, where he taught Sunday School for over 50 years, served as lay leader and participated in the Christian Endeavor and the United Methodist Men. He was also a member of the Carolina County Farm Bureau, the Federalsburg Senior Center and the Federalsburg Lions Club.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice White Turpin, on June 23, 1994.
He is survived by four daughters and their spouses, Faye and Richard Coulburn, Marie and Wayne Coulborne, all of Federalsburg, Ruth and Bill Tull of Laurel, Del., and Jannette and David Wundrow of Bowie; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a sister, Louise Willen of Milford, Del. and a special friend, Hazel Jones of Federalsburg.
Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Christ United Methodist Church, 201 S. Main St., Federalsburg, where friends may call one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Glenn Lyburn will officiate.
Friends may also call 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Frampton-Hawkins-Eskow Funeral Home.
Serving as pall bearers will be Micheal Tull, Scott Murphy, Alan Murphy, Jeff Murphy, Eddie Colbourn and Andrew Mandela.
Burial will be in Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Oak Grove, near Federalsburg.
Walter K. McDowell, 68
CLAYTON - Walter K. McDowell Sr. of Clayton died of heart failure Friday, Jan. 22, 1999, in his home. He was 68.
Mr. McDowell retired from Chrysler Corp. in 1989 after 34 years of service. He also worked as a bricklayer for over 50 years for various companies, including his father's business, McDowell & Sons.
He was an active member of the Jehovah's Witness for 30 years.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Shirley Ruth McDowell; three sons, Steve McDowell of Middletown, Walter McDowell of Newark and Jeffery McDowell of Townsend; two daughters, Freda McClain of Elkton, Md., and Kelly Pile of Townsend; six sisters, Elaine Smith of Newark, Freda Dowd of North Carolina, Wilma O'Neil of Smyrna, Mary Lou Grimm of Maine, Edith Lum of Newark and Erma Thomas of North Carolina; a brother, Jimmy McDowell of Ohio, and he enjoyed his 10 grandchildren and crabbing and fishing.
Memorial service will be 4 p.m. Saturday at Newark Congregation of Jehovah's Witness, 40 Old Newark Road, Newark.
Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Smyrna Congregation of Jehovah's Witness, C/o William Whitmore, 265 Saw Mill Branch Road, Townsend, DE 19734.
Arrangements by Daniels & Hutchinson Funeral Home, Middletown.
William J. Anderson, 52
RIVERDALE - William J. Anderson Jr. of Riverdale, near Millsboro, and formerly of Wilmington, died of heart failure Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. He was 52.
Mr. Anderson was born in Wilmington, the son of Mildred L. Anderson of Wilmington and the late William J. Anderson.
He was a lift truck mechanic, employed by Townsend's Inc. of Millsboro for the last 10 years.
He was a former member of Holloway Terrace Volunteer Fire Co. prior to his move to Sussex County.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Lynn M. Anderson of Riverdale; a son, William J. Anderson III of Millsboro; a daughter, Christine A. Oliphant of Millsboro; two sisters, Carol L. Henry of Wilmington and Ina M. Grant of Millsboro; three grandchildren and nine nieces.
Service will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, Long Neck Road and Del. 24, Long Neck, where friends may call one half hour prior to the service. The Rev. Alan Miller will officiate.
Burial will be in Barrett's Chapel Cemetery, near Frederica.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to MidSussex Resque Squad of Indian River Volunteer Fire Co. Station 80.
Estella B. Clifton, 83
LEWES - Estella B. Clifton of Lewes died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, in Harbor Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center. She was 83.
Mrs. Clifton was born on March 9, 1915 in Lewes, the daughter of the late Harvey Baker and Lillie K. Lowe Baker.
She was an accountant; she formerly owned and operated with her husband Clifton's News Stand for 25 years until it burned in the great fire of Lewes.
Mrs. Clifton was a member of the Soroptomist Club and a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church, 4th and Market, Lewes.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William P. Clifton, in 1979.
She is survived by a nephew, Fred Clifton of Lewes, a sister-in-law, Mabel Clifton of Bridgeville; and three cousins, William E. Lowe of Lewes, Lucy B. Durant of Lawton, Okla., and Jean L. Geary of Edgemont, Pa.
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. in Bethel Methodist Cemetery, Lewes. The Rev. Charles Moyer will officiate.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Bethel United Methodist Church, West 4th Street, Lewes, DE 19958 or the American Heart Association, 600 North DuPont Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947.
Arrangements by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium Atkins-Lodge, Lewes.
Thomas M. Platt III, 21
CHADDS FORD, Pa. - Thomas M. Platt III of Chadds Ford died Friday, Jan. 22, 1999, in his home. He was 21.
Mr. Platt was a self employed cable technician.
He is survived by his parents, Thomas M. Platt Jr. of Chester and Deborah Yeatman of Newark, Del.; his maternal grandparents, Vince Bartholf of Chadds Ford and June Cole of Farmington, Del.; a brother, Jason Yeatman, and a half sister, Amanda Platt of Chester.
Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Faries Funeral Home, 29 S. Main St., Smyrna, where friends may call 7-9 p.m. Tuesday.
Burial will be in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Port Penn, Del.
Walter 'Izzy' Ronald Isaac Sr., 52
MADISON, Md. - Walter ''Izzy'' Ronald Isaac of Madison died Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999, at his daughter's home, Centreville. He was 52.
Mr. Isaac was born July 30, 1946 in Baltimore, the son of the late Walter and Dorothy Isaac.
He graduated from Glen Burnie High School, the class of 1965.
Mr. Isaac began his career with the Anne Arundel Fire Co. volunteer when he was 16. He worked full time in Lithicuim for Company 32. He retired after 30 years of service to the community, he than pursued a career as a waterman on the ''Carrie Ellen'' as 1st Mate. He worked for High Tech Plastic in Cambridge in 1997.
He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Cambridge.
He is survived by two sons, Walter Ronald Isaac Jr. of Hanover and Travis Hobert Isaac of Pasadena; three daughters. Lisa E. Konrad of Centreville, Heather May Isaac of Glen Burnie and Melody Kriewald of Pasadena; and four grandchildren.
Service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, Centreville, where friends may call 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday.
Burial will be in Gethsemane Churchyard, Cambridge, Maryland.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Hospice of Queen Anne's Inc., 300 Del Rhodes Avenue, Queenstown, MD 21658-1365.
J. Raughley Wyatt, 78
DENTON, Md. - J. Raughley Wyatt of Denton died Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999, in University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore. He was 78.
Mr. Wyatt was born in Caroline County, the son of the late Thomas H. Wyatt and Hester L. Raughley Wyatt.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II
He was a farmer and also worked as a welder for E.I. DuPont, Seaford, Del., retiring in 1976 after 37 years.
Mr. Wyatt was a member of the Greensboro VFW Memorial Post 7937 and the Caroline American Legion Post 29.
He is survived by a brother, W. Burnley Wyatt of Federalsburg; a sister, Marianne W. Schaub of Salisbury; and six nieces and nephews.
Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Moore Funeral Home, 12 S. Second St., Denton, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in Denton Cemetery.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Caroline County Humane Society P.O. Box 4, Denton, MD 21629.