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Joseph 'Sonny' Samuel Quimby Jr., 63

CENTREVILLE, Md. - Joseph ''Sonny'' Samuel Quimby Jr. of Centreville died Monday, July 27, 1998, in his home. He was 63.

Mr. Quimby was born in 1934 in Easton, the son of the late Joseph S. Quimby Sr. and Helen Larrimore Quimby.

He was raised in Queen Anne's County, and graduated from Centreville High School in 1952.

He was a lifelong farmer with his father and brother on Needwood Farms Inc. in Centreville.

Mr. Quimby was a past member of the Queen Anne's County Jaycees and Bay Country Moose in Queenstown, a past member of Queen Anne's County 4-H, a member of the Farm Bureau of Queen Anne's County and a member of Centreville United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph S. Quimby Sr.; and a daughter, Gale Q. Sinagra, in 1994.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Margaret George Quimby of Centreville; his mother, Helen Larrimore Quimby of Church Hill; two sons, Joseph S. Quimby III of Tallahassee, Fla., and Michael E. Quimby of Columbia; a daughter, Eleanor Q. Price of Severna Park; a sister, Joan Q. Dawkins of Centreville; a brother, Jay H. Quimby of Centreville; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Service was Thursday at Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home P.A. in Centreville.

Burial was in Chesterfield Cemetery in Centreville.

Instead of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to the Regional Cancer Center, 509 Idlewild Ave., Easton, MD 21601; or to the Hospice of Queen Anne's County Inc., 300 Del Rhodes Ave., Queenstown, MD 21658.

Stanley A. Baynard Jr., 55

DOVER - Stanley A. Baynard Jr. of Dover died of cancer Friday, July 31, 1998, at home. He was 55.

Mr. Baynard was born in Easton, Md., the son of Stanley A. Baynard Sr. and the late Bessie Korell Baynard.

He moved from Denton, Md., to Dover in 1979.

Mr. Baynard worked in the warehousing department for Playtex Apparel Inc. of Dover for 32 years.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Bessie Korell Baynard; and a brother, David Baynard.

He is survived by his father, Stanley A. Baynard Sr. of Henderson, Md.; his wife, Susan Trice Baynard of Dover; three sons, Guy D. Baynard of Blades, Stanley A. Baynard III of Greenwood and Donald D.K. Baynard of Dover; a brother, Charles K. Baynard of Henderson; a sister, Joyce Steele of Henderson; and six grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the Moore Funeral Home P.A. in Denton, where friends may call one hour prior to service.

Burial will be in Denton Cemetery, Denton.

Instead of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to the Delaware Hospice, 911 S. Du Pont Highway, Dover, DE 19901.

Lewis Carson Mullins, 85

NEWARK - Lewis Carson Mullins of Newark died Wednesday, July 29, 1998, in Christiana Hospital, Newark. He was 85.

Mr. Mullins was born in 1912, in Roanoke, Va., the son of the late William Murphy Mullins and the late Minnie Missouri Dillman Mullins.

He was a graduate of Callaway High School of Callaway, Va.

He attended the National Business College in Roanoke.

Mr. Mullins worked for gas companies in Roanoke, Lynchburg, Suffolk and Newport News, Va., and in Chambersburg, Pa.

He worked for the Chesapeake Utilities Co. in Dover.

He retired from the Delaware Department of Transportation, Division of Highways, in 1978.

Mr. Mullins was divorced.

He is survived by a daughter, Joyce A. Mullins of Philadelphia and Dover; two sons, Jerry A. Mullins of Georgetown, and Timothy E. Mullins of New Castle; a brother, William Murphy Mullins Jr. of Roanoke; three grandsons; two step-granddaughters; two great-grandsons; a nephew; and a great-nephew.

Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Spicer Mullikin & Warwick Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Roanoke.

Elsie Irene Gibson Anderson, 91

SEAFORD - Elsie Irene Gibson Anderson of Seaford died of heart failure Thursday, July 30, 1998, in Life Care at Lofland Park in Seaford. She was 91.

Mrs. Anderson was born in Sand Lake, Mich., the daughter of the late Ole Gibson and the late Emma Anderson Gibson.

She was a graduate of Central Michigan University.

She was a school teacher of the Cheboygan School District in Michigan, retiring in 1967.

Upon retirement, she and her husband lived in Riverview, Fla.

Mrs. Anderson was a member of the Michigan Education Association and a member of the First Baptist Church of Seaford.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Emmanual Anderson, in 1992.

She is survived by a son, Daniel L. Anderson of Freeland, Mich.; two daughters, Shirley M. McIntosh of East Port, Mich., and Eunice I. Leach of Seaford; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church, Seaford, where the Rev. John R. Hancock, pastor, will be officiating.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Watson-Yates Funeral Home, Seaford.

Burial will be in Hackney Cemetery, Riverview, Fla.

Instead of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to the Gideon Memorial Bible Fund, Gideon International Sussex North Camp, P.O. Box 483, Seaford, DE 19973.

Laura C. Hall, 90

MILLSBORO - Laura C. Hall of Millsboro died of heart failure Thursday, July 30, 1998, in her home. She was 90.

Mrs. Hall was born near Millsboro.

She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Hall was a member of the Harmony United Methodist Church in Millsboro.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Amos H. Hall, in 1982; two daughters, Radia Morris and Doris Johnson; and a son, Everett Lee Hall.

She is survived by a daughter, Edna B. Harmon of Millsboro; 15 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 20 great-great grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at the Harmony United Methodist Church in Millsboro, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.

Friends may also call from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro.

Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery, Millsboro.

Isaiah 'Ham' Hancock, 17 months

HARRINGTON - Isaiah ''Ham'' Hancock of Harrington died from drowning Thursday, July 30, 1998. He was 17 months.

Isaiah was born in Hampton, Va., the son of Jennifer L. Hancock.

''Ham'' was a little boy who was always smiling.

He received his nickname ''Ham'' because he was always cutting up.

His favorite things were Barney, his little red car, and giving hugs and kisses.

He is survived by his mother, Jennifer L. Hancock of Harrington, and ''Daddy Fred'' of Holland; his maternal grandmother, Jeanne Sweeney of Australia; four aunts, Doris Bohenko, and her husband, Kenneth, of Harrington, Lulu Tribbitt, and her husband, Chuck, of Milford, Jamie Bruce of Australia, and Barbara Sweeney of Virginia; four uncles, Jason Hancock and Josh Bruce, both of Newport News, Va., Leo Sweeney, and his wife, Coleen, of Lincoln, and Bruce Sweeney, and his wife, Lisa, of Milford; and 27 cousins.

Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at the Melvin Funeral Home, Harrington, where friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in the St. Johnstown Cemetery, Greenwood.

Margaret Philips Luike, 91

BETTERTON, Md. - Margaret Philips Luike of Betterton died Thursday, July 30, 1998, in her home. She was 91.

Mrs. Luike was born in 1907, in Clayton, Del., the daughter of the late Charles and Luta Outten Boehmler.

She lived in West Chester, Pa., with her first husband, Harlan Philips, before he was lost at sea in 1942.

She then married John Luike after moving to Betterton.

Mrs. Luike ran a small hotel.

She lived in Betterton on the Chesapeake Bay for 46 years.

After her retirement, Mrs. Luike spent part of the winter in Mexico, where she enjoyed swimming.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Luike.

She is survived by a daughter, Brenda J. Bloomgarden of Chestertown; a son, Charles M. Philips of Philadelphia; a sister, Anne Alquist of Fort Myers, Fla., a brother, George Boehmler of Malvern, Pa.; four grandchildren, David Philips, Brian Philips, Gail Torkildsen, and Ann Philips; and two great-grandchildren, Hannah Philips and Nathaniel Philips.

Service is 2 p.m. Sunday at Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, Chestertown, where friends may call one hour prior to service.

Burial will be in Still Pond Cemetery, Still Pond.

Katherine M. Flack, 83

DENTON, Md. - Katherine M. Flack of Denton died of heart failure Thursday, July 30, 1998 at the Pines, Genesis Care, in Easton. She was 83.

Mrs. Flack was born in Bucks County, Pa., the daughter of the late Walter Herbert Grimes and Alice Grimes.

She was a homemaker.

She moved to Denton from Chester, Pa., in July 1953.

Mrs. Flack was a past member of the Denton Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Frank Flack Sr. in 1998.

She is survived by two sons, Raymond F. Flack Jr. of Denton, and Frank C. Flack of Jacksonville, Fla.; a daughter, Alice K. Melton of Fontana, Calif.; a brother, Arthur Grimes of Wilmington; two half brothers, John Grimes of Media, Pa., and Raymond Grimes of Houston, Texas; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Moore Funeral Home P.A., Denton, where friends may call one hour prior to service.

Burial will in the Denton Cemetery, Denton.

William E. Taylor, 56

DENTON, Md. - William E. Taylor of Denton died of heart failure Thursday, July 30, 1998, in the Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. He was 56.

Mr. Taylor was born in Baltimore, the son of Bertha Snyder Taylor Griffith and the late James Morgan Taylor.

He was a contractor and builder.

Mr. Taylor and his family moved to Denton and opened The Taylor House Assisted Living Senior Retirement Home in 1994.

Mr. Taylor was a member of Who's Who in America 1997 and a member of the Living Waters Assembly in Denton.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Taylor, Virginia Taylor, and Florence Carlucci.

He is survived by his mother, Bertha Snyder Taylor Griffith of Glen Burnie; his wife, Janet Taylor of Denton; his stepfather, Clyde Griffith of Glen Burnie; two daughters, Bonnie Rice of Bridgeville, Del., and Gloria Taylor of Denton; four sisters, Dee Grundman and Barbara Ketchum, both of Glen Burnie, Reba Gjerdahl of Delta, Pa., and Virginia Lee Duva of Levittown, Pa.; a brother, Morgan Taylor of Glen Burnie; and six grandchildren, Kristen, Brian, Jessica, Taylor, Shane and Meagan.

Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Moore Funeral Home P.A. in Denton, where friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Sunday.

Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park, Easton.

Sarah Ellen Neal Trice, 77

BLADES - Sarah Ellen Neal Trice of Blades died Thursday, July 30, 1998, in the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. She was 77.

Mrs. Trice was born in Blades, the daughter of the late Albert William Neal and Virginia Nevada Robinson Neal.

She was a relief worker at Con-Agra Plant in Hurlock, Md., for 25 years, retiring in 1982.

Mrs. Trice was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Blades Volunteer Fire Deparment, a member of the Seaford Senior Center and a member of the Casa San Francisco Brown Bag, a food-distribution outlet for the needy.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Earle Trice, in 1983.

She is survived by three sons, James E. Trice Jr. of Zephyrhills, Fla., Robert W. Trice of Seaford and Donald S. Trice of Blades; a daughter, Charlotte Holt of Blades; two sisters, Annabelle Neal of Laurel and Virginia Passwaters of Seaford; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Watson-Yates Funeral Home, Seaford, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be in Blades Cemetery, Blades.
 

Lewis Carson Mullins, 85

NEWARK - Lewis Carson Mullins of Newark died Wednesday, July 29, 1998, in Christiana Hospital, Newark. He was 85.

Mr. Mullins was born in 1912, in Roanoke, Va., the son of the late William Murphy Mullins and the late Minnie Missouri Dillman Mullins.

He was a graduate of Callaway High School of Callaway, Va.

He attended the National Business College in Roanoke.

Mr. Mullins worked for gas companies in Roanoke, Lynchburg, Suffolk and Newport News, Va., and in Chambersburg, Pa.

He worked for the Chesapeake Utilities Co. in Dover.

He retired from the Delaware Department of Transportation, Division of Highways, in 1978.

Mr. Mullins was divorced.

He is survived by a daughter, Joyce A. Mullins of Philadelphia and Dover; two sons, Jerry A. Mullins of Georgetown and Timothy E. Mullins of New Castle; a brother, William Murphy Mullins Jr. of Roanoke; three grandsons; two step-granddaughters; two great-grandsons; a nephew and a great-nephew.

Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Spicer Mullikin & Warwick Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Roanoke.

Mary Elizabeth Lane, 66

CENTREVILLE, Md. - Mary Elizabeth Lane of Centreville died Friday, July 31, 1998 in Corsica Hills Nursing Home in Centreville. She was 66.

Mrs. Lane was born in 1932, in Chester, the daughter of the late William Samuel Marshall and Agnes Martha Long Marshall.

She was raised in Chester and attended Stevensville High School in Stevensville.

She married James Franklin Lane Jr. in 1950.

They moved to Centreville, where they raised their family. 

Mrs. Lane was a self-employed housekeeper until becoming disabled and retiring.

She is survived by her mother, Agnes M. Marshall of Chester; three daughters, Patricia A. Foreman of Centreville, Linda L. Ervin of Chestertown, and Gail F. Jennings of Millington; a son, James Franklin Lane III of Centreville; two sisters, Annabell Salisbury of Easton and Else Mae Dill of Chester; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, Pa., Centreville, where friends may call from 7-9 p.m. today.

Burial will be in Stevensville Cemetery, Stevensville.

In memory of Mary Elizabeth Lane, the family suggests that contributions be made to the Goodwill Fire Company, Centreville, Md., 21617.

John B. Gordy, 78

LAUREL - John B. Gordy of Laurel died Friday, July 31, 1998, in Life Care at Lofland Park in Seaford. He was 78.

Mr. Gordy was born in Laurel, the son of the late George H. Gordy and the late Estella M. Gordy.

He was an Army veteran of World War II. 

He was the owner and president of Gordy Lumber, Inc., near Greenwood, since 1973.

Mr. Gordy was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Charity Lodge 27, a member of the Laurel Alumni Assoc., a member of the American Legion Post 19 in Laurel, and a lifelong member of Mt. Zion U.M. Church in Laurel, where he held several past administrative positions.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois C. Gordy, in 1990; and a sister, Virginia Gordy, in 1995.

He is survived by two sons, Benjamin E. Gordy of Seaford and William L. Gordy of Laurel; a daughter, Barbara G. Stephens of Seaford; a brother, George Gordy of Denton, Md.; four sisters, Dorothy Figgs of Seaford, Blanche Walter of Salisbury, Md., Mary Ann Marine of Sebring, Fla., and Jane Lamb of Lewes; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Short Funeral Home, Laurel, where friends may call one hour prior to service.

Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Laurel.

Instead of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to Mt. Zion U.M. Church, c/o George Lowe, Treasurer, RD# 4, Box 103, Laurel, DE 19956.

Agnes I. Martin, 78

WEST CHESTER, Pa. - Agnes I. Martin of West Chester, formerly of Rehoboth Beach, died of cancer Thursday, July 30, 1998, in Manor-Care at Devon. She was 78.

Mrs. Martin was born in Scranton, the daughter of the late John McGinnis and the late Gertrude Lynott McGinnis.

She was a volunteer at the Beebe Hospital in Lewes for many years.

She and her husband were instrumental in starting the Rehoboth Beach Home-Owners Association in the early 1970s.

Mrs. Martin was an avid gardener and enjoyed frequent visits with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Wilbur J. Martin of Devon; three sons, Daniel J. Martin of Woodinville, Wash., James J. Martin of Kennett Square, and Jeffrey A. Martin of Devon; a brother, Eugene McGinnis of Lebanon; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Service and burial will be private.

In memory of Agnes I. Martin, the family suggests that contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 1626 Locust St., Philadelphia, Pa., 19103.

Arrangements by Alleva Funeral Home, Inc., Paoli. 

Mary E. Everett, 89

SMYRNA - Mary E. Everett of Smyrna died Saturday, August 1, 1998, in the Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill in Smyrna. She was 89.

Mrs. Everett was born in 1908 in Wyoming, the daughter of the late Urie Jones and the late Mary Etta George Jones.

She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Thatch Everett, in 1966.

She is survived by a son, Norman E. ''Reds'' Everett of Clayton; a daughter, Mary T. Nichols of Clayton; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Faries Funeral Chapel, Smyrna, where friends may call one hour prior to service.

Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Smyrna.

Theodore R. 'Ted' Price, 78

NEWARK - Theodore R. ''Ted'' Price of Newark died Thursday, July 30, 1998, in the Christiana Hospital. He was 78.

Mr. Price was born in Atwood, Kansas.

He graduated with honors from the University of Kansas in 1944.

He was a design engineer for the DuPont Company from 1944-78 in both West Virginia and Delaware.

Mr. Price was an avid gardener and loved music. 

He performed in the Wilmington Opera Society, the Nutcracker Ballet and various church choirs.

Mr. Price was a member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church for 11 years. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Frances Butterfield Price; two daughters, Julia Price of Cincinnati, Ohio and Jane P. Stewart of Clayton; a brother, Robert Price of Arvada, Colo.; and a granddaughter, Andrea Stewart of Clayton.

Service will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Chandler Funeral Home, Hockessin, where friends may call one hour prior to service.

Burial will be private.

Contributions may be made to Planned Parenthood of Delaware, 625 Shipley St., Wilmington, De., 19801.

E. Preston Hazzard, 83

LEWES - E. Preston Hazzard of Lewes died of heart failure Saturday, August 1, 1998, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. He was 83.

Mr. Hazzard was born in Lewes, the son of the late Ernest H. Hazzard and the late Alice Hudson Hazzard.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army in the European-African Campaign.

He was a retired custodian from Lewes Special School, and later, Beebe Medical Center, both of Lewes.

He is survived by a son, Leroy E. Hazzard of Dunkirk, Md.; a brother, Francis Hazzard of Lewes; a sister, Emma Edwards of Angola; and four grandchildren.

Service will be noon Tuesday at the Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, Long Neck.

Burial will be in the Conley's Church Cemetery, near Angola.


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