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Betty Ann Cephas-Stinson, 44
Jane R. Wheatley, 78
SMYRNA - Jane R. Wheatley of Smyrna died Thursday, May 7, 1998, in her home. She was 78.
Mrs. Wheatley was born 1919 in Philadelphia, the daughter of the late Clinton D. Robertson Sr. and Myrtle Mae Pearsaul.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Wheatley was a member of of Maple Dale Country Club, she was also an active supporter of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Leslie 'Reds' Wheatley, 1984.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Service will be noon Saturday at the Faries Funeral Chapel, 29 S. Main St., Smyrna, where friends may call one hour prior to service.
Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Smyrna.
Instead of flowers the family suggests contributions
be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 256 Chapman Road, Suite 201-A, Newark,
Rebeca Jarrell Owens May, 90
BRIDGETON, N.J. - Rebecca Jarrell Owens May of Bridgeton died of congestive heart failure, on her 90th birthday, Thursday, April 30, 1998, in her home.
Mrs. May was Born in Chestertown, Md., the daughter of the late Clifton Lloyd and Elezabeth Jarrell.
She worked at the New Jersey State School for Girls, Vineland, N.J., and retired in 1972.
She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Emma Bennett of Chestertown, Kathryne Norris and Edith Schaffer, both of Baltimore, and Martha May Legg of Denton and two brothers, Clifton and George Henry Jarrell, both of Baltimore.
She is survived by a daughter, Betty Jane Ale, of Bridgeton and a son Donald L. Owens, of Betterton; a sister, Ernespine Jarrell Matthews of Chestertown; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
Serivice was held at Sray Funeral Home, Bridgeton, on Monday, May 4.
Burial was in the Jarrell family plot, Chester Cemetery, Chestertown.
Instead of flowers the family suggests contrubutions to be made to Chestertown Volunteer Fire Co. or Kent and Queen Anne's rescue squad, Chestertown, MD 21620.
Ronald L. Price, 61
LAUREL - Ronald L. Price of Laurel died of heart failure Monday, May 4, 1998, in Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford. He was 61.
Mr. Price was born 1937 in Camden, N.J.
He worked for the Department of Transportation for the state of New Jersey.
Mr. Price was a member of St. John United Methodist Church, Berlin, N.J.
He is survived by his wife, Marie L. Price of Laurel; three sons, Ronald M. Price Jr. of Philadelphia, David Price of Sicklerville, N.J., William Price of Blackwood, N.J.; seven grandchildren, four brothers-in-law, three sisters-in-law and a daughter-in-law Zaira Price.
Friends may call at Miller Funeral Home in Camden, N.J. on Saturday.
John Charles Werden, 84
DOVER - John Charles Werden of Dover died Thursday, May 7, 1998, in Silver Lake Nursing Home, Dover. He was 84.
Mr. Werden served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean Conflict. He had 21 years of service and retired as a Master Sergeant, serving with the 88th Division. Starting in Italy as a quartermaster, he helped over 30 children in an orphanage with food and clothing.
He worked for civil service at the Philadelphia Naval Yard and Dover Air Force Base.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Anna M. Werden of Dover; two sons, John C. Werden Jr. of Clearwater, Fla., and James Werden of Charleston; a grandson, Christopher Werden of Charleston.
Service will be 11 a.m. Monday at The Trader Funeral Home Inc., 12 Lotus St., Dover, where friends may call one hour prior to service.
Burial will be in Sharon Hills Memorial Park, Dover.
Mary Alice Massey Arbeene, 38
FRANKFORD - Mary Alice Massey Arbeene died of injuries resuting from an auto accident Tuesday, May 5, 1998, in Christiana Medical Center, Newark. She was 38.
Mrs. Arbeene was born in Baltimore, the daughter of John C. and Alice Massey.
She worked as a lab technician for Intervet Inc. of Millsboro.
She was past Honor Queen for the Order of Jobs Daughters, Bethel Chapter #20, of Frankford, and treasurer of Boy Scout Troop 281 of Ocean View, and a member of Salem United Methodist Church, Selbyville.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Paul L. Arbeene, two sons, Jon P. Arbeene and Christopher Arbeene, both at home.
Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at the Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, Fankford. The Rev. Dale Vroman will officiate.
Friends may call from 6-7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Mariner's Bethel Cemetery, Ocean View.
Clinton 'Sonny' B. Morris Jr., 63
BRIDGEVILLE - Clinton ''Sonny'' B. Morris Jr. of Bridgeville and formely of Denton, Md., died of heart failure, Thursday, May 7, 1998, in his home. He was 63.
Mr. Morris was born in Greensboro, Md., the son of the late Clinton Bates Morris Sr. and Virginia Morris.
He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Mr. Morris was a painter at the Department of Building and Grounds for the state of Maryland, Annapolis. He retired in 1997.
He was preceded in death by a grandchild.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Ann Morris of Bridgeville; a son, Wayne Morris of Denton; a daughter, Tammy Todd of Felton; a brother, Irving F. Morris of Easton, Md.; four grandchildren.
Service will be 10 a.m. Monday at Moore Funeral Home, P.A., 12 S. Second St., Denton.
Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Denton Cemetery, Denton.
Instead of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Caroline County Chapter, 218 Greenridge Road, Federalsburg, MD 21632 or S.I.D.S. Alliance, 1314 Bedford Ave., Suite 210, Balitimore, MD 21208.
Madeline Camper Short, 87
SEAFORD - Madeline Camper Short of Seaford and formerly of Rehoboth Beach died Tuesday, May 5, 1998, in Methodist Manor House. She was 87.
Mrs. Short was born in 1910, the daughter of the late Walter Saxton Camper and Annie Camper.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Short was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church, 20 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Francis Rice Short, 1990.
She is survived by four nieces, Margaret C. Thornblad, Rosalie Powers, both of Vero Beach, Fla., Patsy Garrison of Olkahoma City, and Jane Thelen of Magnolia, N.J.
Burial will be in Epworth Methodist Cemetery, Rehoboth Beach. The Rev. David Baker will officiate.
Contrabutions can be made to Epworth United Methodist Church, 32 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971.
Arrangements by Parsell Funeral Home and Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 1449 Kings Highway, Lewes.
Lori Lyn Taylor
WYOMING - Lori Lyn Taylor of Wyoming died Wednesday, May 6, 1998.
Mrs. Taylor was born in 1966 in Seaford.
She graduated from Caesar Rodney High School, Camden, in 1984. After high school she attended the University of Delaware where she received a bachelor's degree in environmental science, graduating in 1994.
Mrs. Taylor was self-employed, and owned A-Z Marketing Designs Inc., Wyoming.
She is survived by her husband of three months, Wyoming Councilman Gary Taylor; her father, Joseph Vrudny of Dover; her mother, Kaye C. Henrichson of Lewes; her stepfather, Joe Delorenzo of Lewes; a stepbrother, Joey Delorenzo of Ocean City, Md.; a brother, Ty Vrudry, of Eugene, Ore.; a paternal grandmother, Pyllis Vrudny, of Dover; maternal grand parents, Clayton and Mary Catherine Collins, of Berlin, Md.
Service will be 7:30 p.m. today at Pippin Funeral Home, 119 W. Camden-Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, where friends may call 6-9 p.m.
Burial will be private.
Intstead of flowers the family suggests contributions
be made to Conley's Methodist Church, RR #7 Box 93, Lewes, DE 19956.
Margaret Katherine Jordan, 74
HENDERSON, Md. - Margaret Katherine Jordan of Henderson died Wednesday, May 6, 1998 in Kent General Hospital, Dover. She was 74.
Mrs. Jordan was born in 1923 in Baltimore, the daughter of the late Elmer and Mamie Shenkell Mayhew.
She attended school in Baltimore
Mrs. Jordan was a homemaker in the Baltimore area until 1986 when she and her husband moved to the Eastern Shore of Maryland to live in Grasonville and later in Henderson.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Jim Jordan of Henderson; two sons, Mark S. Jordan of Denton and Javez J. Jordan of Calvert County; three daughters, Margie Houck of Grasonville; Christine Lauritzen of Seattle and Patricia Calvert of Pasadena; a brother, Elmer Mayhew of Baltimore; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Fellows Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home P.A., Chester.
Family and friends may call 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Maryland Veterans Cemetery Eastern Shore, Hurlock, Md.
Contrabutions may be made to the American Lung Association, 20 E. Market St., Salisbury, MD 21801.
Audrey Edith Minster, Bozzelli, 67
CHURCH HILL, Md. - Audrey Edith Minster Bozzelli of Church Hill and formely of Hurlock died Wednesday, May 6, 1998, in her sister's home. She was 67.
Mrs. Bozzelli was born 1930 in Philadelphia, daughter of the late Edward Bailey Minster and Anne K. Minster Phillips of Chestertown.
She enjoyed shopping.
Mrs. Bozzelli was a member of the Salisbury Moose Lodge.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Bozzelli in 1986 and her brother, Raymond Minster in 1966.
In addition to her mother she is survived by three
sons, William E. Thomas and Terry C. Thomas, both of Seaford, Del., and
Ronald D. Thomas of Great Mills; a daughter, Kathleen A. Williamson of
Hurlock; two sisters, Joan Minster Townsend of Church Hill and Dianne Minster
Bilson of Wilmington, Del.; three stepsisters, Hazel Anthony of Preston,
Frances Patrick of Severn, and Ebby Hopkins of Florida; two stepbrothers,
Harold Phillips of South Carolina and Kennedy Phillips of Florida; 13 grandchildren
and seven great-grandchildren.
Richard Lloyd Winter, 68
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Doris Siepmann; two sons and their wifes, Richard and Beverly Winter of Runnemede, N.J., and Robert and Kathy Winter of Wilmington, Del.; a brother, J. William Winter Jr. of Oriental, N.C.; and six grandchildren, Richard II, Robert, Donald Douglas, Lauren and Caroline Winter.
Service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Chestertown Presbyterian Chruch, Chestertown. The Rev. Julius Scheidel will officiate.
Burial will be in Shrewsbury Cemetery, Kennedyville.
Contributions may be made in Mr. Winter's name
to the Kentmore Park Improvement Association, P.O. Box 176, Kennedyville,
Josephine Elizabeth Waters, 101
Marjorie M. Clendening, 98
Joan Elizabeth Nagy, 65