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Edward Paul Bakley, 88
FELTON - Edward Paul Bakley of Felton died of natural causes Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, in his home. He was 88.
Mr. Bakley was born April 15, 1912, in Livingston, N.J., the son of the late Josephine Stephans and Edward Bakley.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, receiving the rank of staff sergeant.
Mr. Bakley was a member of the American Legion for 36 years.
He was a self-employed carpenter, retiring at age 70.
He was an avid sportsman and especially enjoyed fishing and hunting.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Edna Bakley; two sons, Robert Bakley of Dover and Clifford Bakley of New Jersey; three daughters, Pamela Bakley of Albuquerque, N.M., Arlene Gevaza and Kathy Wasserbach, both of New Jersey; and eight grandchildren.
A committal service will be 1 p.m. today at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Chapel, Millsboro.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Tri State Bird Rescue and Research, 110 Possum Hollow Road, Newark, DE 19711.

Edward Wilson Coulbourn, 78
SEAFORD - Edward Wilson Coulbourn of Seaford died of pneumonia Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, in Life Care at Lofland Park, Seaford. He was 78.
Mr. Coulbourn was born in Seaford, the son of the late Charles and Adelia Wheatley Coulbourn.
He was a self-employed farmer and chicken grower, retiring in 2000. Prior to that, he was co-owner of C&G Trucking; before that he drove a truck for Service Trucking, Federalsburg, Md.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Evelyn Bailey Coulbourn; two sons, Donald Coulbourn of Seaford and Richard Coulbourn of Federalsburg; three daughters, Sue Ann Ellis of Seaford, Jo Ann Slacum of Bridgeville and Gail E. Nagel of Federalsburg; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
A service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Watson-Yates Funeral Home, Front and King streets, Seaford, where friends may call two hours prior to the service.
Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery, Oak Grove.

Rose R. Lane, 82
DOVER - Rose R. Lane of Dover died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, in her home. She was 82.
Mrs. Lane was born Oct. 1, 1918, in Baltimore, the son of the late Louis and Christine Reno.
She and her late husband were produce dealers in Smyrna for many years. After his death in 1980, she enjoyed helping her son run the family produce stand in Little Creek.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Norwood, and a son, Louis.
She is survived by a son and his wife, Gerald and Jeraldine Lane of Little Creek; a brother, Louis Reno of Millsboro; a sister, Jennie Dileonardo of Wilmington; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great great-grandchild.
A remembrance service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Trader Funeral Home, Dover, where friends may call one hour prior to the service. The Rev. C. Evans will officiate.
Burial will be in Sharon Hill Memorial Park, Dover

Linden J. Panuska, 50
MILTON - Linden J. Panuska of Milton died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, in his home. He was 50.
Mr. Panuska was born Feb. 23, 1950, in Milford, the son of Evelyn King Panuska of Georgetown and the late James Panuska.
He was in the National Guard.
Mr. Panuska was an accountant for Intervet, Millsboro, for the past 16 years.
He enjoyed NASCAR.
Mr. Panuska was a member of White's Chapel United Methodist Church, Milton.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a son, Chad, in 1996.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 12 years, Kathaleen Hastings Panuska; a daughter, Megan Panuska of Milford; a stepdaughter, Traci Goldberg of Millsboro; and a brother, Wayne Panuska of Georgetown.
A service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Short Funeral Services, 416 Federal St., Milton, where friends may call two hours prior to the service.
Burial will be in White's Chapel Cemetery, Milton.

Winifred M. 'Winnie' Passwaters, 84
MILFORD - Winifred M. "Winnie" Passwaters of Milford died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, in her "storybook" home. She was 84.
Mrs. Passwaters was born in Milford, the daughter of the late Alfred B. and Sallie Walls.
She worked in the Milford area all her life for many different companies, including W.T. Grant Co., Woolworth's, the Mullholland Spoon Mill, the pickle plant and Humes Hardware.
Mrs. Passwaters enjoyed writing poetry and songs, and had three songs published and copyrighted, "Crybaby" "Don't Grow Old Alone" and "My Wedding Day." She also enjoyed arranging flowers, solving crossword puzzles and playing cards and games. Thursday nights became Canasta Nights with her family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Ida Mae Leyanna, in 1972; her husband, James P. Passwaters, in 1978; and her son, James A. Passwaters, in 1997.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, L. Boaz and Joan Passwaters of Milford; three daughters and sons-in-law, Dot and Len Leyanna, Nita and Jack Stratton, and Barbara Kemp-Starkey and Wayne Starkey, with whom she lived, all of Milford; a daughter-in-law, Cheryl Passwaters of Milford; a son-in-law, Joe Leyanna of Wilmington; 13 grandchildren, Debbie Anderson, Len Leyanna, Brenda Hallstead, Judy Stratton, Karen Elzey, Tracy Bogan, Jim Passwaters Jr., Matthew Passwaters, Shannon Kincade, Trisha Webb, Bobbi Jo Kemp, Kathy Kemp and Tanya Passwaters; one stepgranddaughter, Samantha Starkey; 18 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; and many nieces and nephews.
A service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Lofland Funeral Home, 102 Lakeview Ave., Milford, where friends may call two hours prior to the service.
Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Milford.

Anthony Pieshala, 83
SADDLE BROOK, N.J. - Anthony Pieshala of Saddle Brook died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2000, in Daughters of Miriam Rehabilitation Center. He was 83.
Mr. Pieshala was born Aug. 28, 1917, in New Jersey, the son of the late Harry and Veronica Pieshala.
He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II.
He was a former Saddle Brook councilman and had been executive director of the Saddle Brook Senior Center. Before retiring in 1981, he was president of ANCUR Textile Printing Co., East Newark.
Mr. Pieshala was a member of the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Deborah Heart and Lung Foundation. He also was a member of Most Holy Name of Jesus Slovak National Catholic Cathedral, Passaic, where he had been past president.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Maryann Pieshala, in 1994.
He is survived by a son, Richard A. Pieshala and his wife, Diedra, of Camden, Del.; a daughter, Maryann Pieshala of Mahwah; a sister, Theresa Tomporowski of New Jersey; and two grandchildren, Amanda B. Pieshala of Camden and Steven A. Pieshala and his wife, Erin, of Harrington, Del.
A service was held Wednesday in Clifton.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Delaware Hospice, In Memory of Anthony Pieshala, 911 S. Du Pont Highway, Dover, DE 19901.
Arrangements by Dizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, Clifton.

Harold R. Schriver, 94
MANHEIM, Pa. - Harold R. Schriver of Manheim died of natural causes Monday, Jan. 1, 2001, in Lancaster Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Schriver was born in Glen Rock, York County, the son of the late John B. and Mary J. Hunt Schriver.
He graduated from Glen Rock High School in 1924, and Gettysburg College in 1928. He later received his master of arts degree from Columbia University Graduate School in 1948.
A high school teacher most of his working life, he began his teaching career at Littlestown High School in 1928. While there, he taught math, chemistry and physics, and was head coach of all the sports teams, including men's and women's basketball, men's baseball, and track. In 1936, he began teaching at the former Mount Rose Junior High School, York, where he taught all the math courses until 1948. He then moved to Dover, Del., where again, he taught math at Dover High School for two years. While in Dover, he began working for the Curtis Publishing Co. of Philadelphia. Employed as a school plant representative, he provided programs for students to sell magazine subscription, with sales benefiting schools and extracurricular activities. He worked for Curtis Publishing for 15 years, retiring in 1964. Later that year, he resumed teaching in the math department of the Manheim Central School District, until his retirement from teaching in 1972. During his tenure with Manheim Central, he was involved in various advisory positions, aiding student activities and helping with tutoring homebound students for the district. He also was active with the foreign-exchange program at the school.
A resident of Lancaster County since 1952, Mr. Schriver was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Mount Joy, where he served as clerk of the session and as church elder. A member and past president of the Landisville Lions Club, he was involved in the Deaf Children's Program, and learned sign language to promote the club's activities. A member and past president of the Gettysburg College Alumni Association, Lancaster County, he was awarded the Alumni Meritorious Service Award in 1983, and the Alumni Association Service Certificate in 1969. He was a former director of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Lancaster, and former member of the Sales Executive Club, York County. He also was a Boy Scout leader while living in York.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel C. Schriver, on Aug. 5, 2000; five brothers, Maurice, Norman, John, Russell and Clarence Schriver; and four sisters, Minnie Neuhaus, Anna Moessinger, Lillie Gladfelter and Marea Eyster.
He is survived by two sons, H. James Schriver and his wife, Ann Gingrich Schriver, of Selinsgrove, and C. Bernard Schriver of Manheim; two grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.
Friends may call from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at Sheetz Funeral Home Inc., 16 E. Main St., Mount Joy.
A service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church of Mount Joy, 7 Marietta Ave., where friends also may call one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Dr. Robert S. Burns and the Rev. Arthur E. Gladfelter will officiate.
Burial will be in the Manheim Fairview Cemetery.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in his memory to Landisville Lions Club, Hearing, Sight & Diabetes Fund, c/o Ronald Crawford, Treasurer, 31 Country Lane, Landisville, PA 17538; or to the First Presbyterian Church of Mount Joy's Memorial Fund, 7 Marietta Avenue, Mount Joy, PA 17552.

Clara M. Spedden, 90
WILLARDS, Md. - Clara M. Spedden of Willards died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, in Waterview Healthcare Center, Salisbury. She was 90.
Mrs. Spedden was born in Pittsville, the daughter of the late Sam and Malissa Ann Bowden Baker.
She had been a seamstress for the Rambo Shirt Factory, Powellville, for 32 years retiring in the early 1980s.
Mrs. Spedden attended the New Hope United Methodist Church and the CHEER Center, both in Willards.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ira Smack, in 1952; her second husband, H. Granville Spedden, in 1978; a daughter, Betty Dorothy Smack, in 1953; and a sister, Addie Baker, in September 2000.
She is survived by a stepdaughter, Margaret Ann Collinson of Pennsylvania; three nieces, Linda J. Davis and Paula A. White, both of Gumboro, Del., and Janet M. Clendaniel of Magnolia, Del.; and two stepgrandsons.
A 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. Jay Bunting will officiate.
Burial will be in Dale Cemetery, Whaleyville.

Mary G. Tuneff, 88
HENDERSON, Md. - Mary G. Tuneff of Henderson died Tuesday, Jan. 2. 2001, in Talbot Hospice House, Easton. She was 88.
Mrs. Tuneff was born in Pautucket, R.I., the daughter of the late Wasel Gniecko and Katherine Gniecko.
In 1942, she moved to Caroline County.
She worked for Latex, Dover Del., for 33 years, retiring in 1976.
Mrs. Tuneff was a life member of the Goldsboro Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary, a member of St. Michael's Russian Orthodox Church, Wilmington, Del., and a member or the Twenty-Five Year Club at Latex.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jordan Tuneff, in October 1942.
She is survived by two sons, James Tuneff of Henderson and Michael J. Tuneff of Bridgetown; a daughter, Barbara T. Bratten of Easton; two brothers, William Gniecko of Denton and Alex Gniecko of Dover; a sister, Helen Ligush of Wilmington; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at the Moore Funeral Home, P.A., 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 memorial contributions to the Talbot Hospice House, 585 Cynwood Drive, Easton, MD 21601.

Stanley F. 'Lefty' Twardowski, 75
POT-NETS - Stanley F. "Lefty" Twardowski of Pot-Nets, and formerly of Wilmington, died of respiratory failure Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. He was 75.
Mr. Twardowski was born Aug. 18, 1925, in Wilmington, the son of the late Joseph and Mary Twardowski.
He was a retired iron worker and welder.
He is survived by two sons, Richard C. Twardowski and Ronald Twardowski, both of New Castle; two daughters-in-law, Judy and Terry Twardowski, both of New Castle; a sister, Lucy Kwiatkowski of Wilmington; four grandchildren; a great grandson; and his companion of many years, Virginia H. Griffith.
A service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, Long Neck Road, Long Neck, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be private.

Elisabeth Marie Williams, 81
FAIRFAX, Va. - Elisabeth Marie Williams of Fairfax died of heart failure Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, in her home. She was 81.
Mrs. Williams was born April 2, 1919, in Cape Charles, the daughter of the late Solomon and Charlotte Daisey.
She formerly was a credit union administrator.
Mrs. Williams was a member of the Church of Good Shepherd, Burke, and a former member of the Christ Church, Dover, Del. She also was a member of AARP 721, Dover, Gold Star Wives, and the Pocahontas Council of Red Men.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Williams.
She is survived by a daughter, Nancy W. Powell; a son-in-law, Justin C. Powell; and two grandchildren, Elizabeth P. Hauler and Christopher Reed Powell.
Friends may call 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at B.D. Holland Funeral Home, Nassawadox.
Graveside service will be 12:30 p.m. Saturday in Cape Charles Cemetery. The Rev. Crandle of Christ Church will officiate.
The family suggests contributions to the American Heart Association.

Juanita Ruth Williams, 76
HARRINGTON - Juanita Ruth Williams of Harrington, and formerly of Arnold, Md., died of natural causes Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, in her home. She was 76.
Mrs. Williams was born May 23, 1924, in Chicago, the daughter of the late Walter Leo and Alta Ruth Shannon Heisler. She moved to the Harrington area in 1989.
She graduated from Annapolis (Md.) High School in 1942.
She worked the switchboard and in the catalogue and auditing departments for Sears, Annapolis, for 20 years, retiring in 1989.
Mrs. Williams was a foster mother for more than 90 children.
She was a member of Union Methodist Church, Burrsville, Md.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Williamette Jones, in 1996.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, whom she married on Aug. 15, 1942, Karwell M. Williams; four sons, Timothy Williams of Marriottsville, Md., Daniel Terry Williams of Westland, Mich., Christopher Robert Williams of Jacksonville, Fla., and Jason Williams of Thomasville, Ga.; two daughters, Diane Scott of Fraser, Mich., and Amanda Bain of Denton, Md.; a sister, Marlene Geiman of Arnold; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight at Fleegle-Helfenbein Funeral Home, P.A., Greensboro, Md.
A service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Union Methodist Church.
Burial will be in Greensboro Cemetery.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to Delaware Hospice, 911 S. Du Pont Highway, Dover, DE 19901.

Wilma J. Bader, 54
NEWARK - Wilma J. Bader of Newark died of emphysema Saturday, Dec. 23, 2000, in Christiana Hospital, Newark. She was 54.
Mrs. Bader was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by two daughters, Cynthia J. Skipper of Easton, Md., and Virginia Stadler; four siblings, Pat Tucker of Harrington, Albert Evans of Magnolia, James Evans of Milford and Margaret Kemp of Seaford; and six grandchildren, Jaren, Morgan, Vincent, Darian, Christina and Katelyn.
Memorial service will be 2 p.m. today at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to: The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309.

Thomas Carter, 53
SEAFORD - Thomas Carter of Seaford died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, in Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford. He was 53.
Mr. Carter was born April 7, 1947.
Service will be 11 a.m. today at Macedonia Methodist Church, Seaford, where friends may call two hours prior to the service.
Arrangements by Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Seaford Delaware.

James L. Hayes Sr., 74
SELBYVILLE - James L. Hayes Sr. of Selbyville died of respiratory failure Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, in the Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. He was 74.
Mr. Hayes was born in Washington, D.C., the son of the late Francis Joseph and Agnes Bridget Hayes. 
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
He was an elevator constructor in Washington for 37 years
Mr. Hayes was a member of the International Union of Elevator Constructors, Local 910 of Washington, D.C. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Elizabeth Hayes, in 1969, and a son, Mathew, in 1982. 
He is survived by two daughters, Claudia A. Hayes of Falls Church, Va. and Kathleen M. Hayes of Arlington, Va.; a son, James L. Hayes Jr. of Denton, Texas; a brother, Francis J. Hayes of Bethesda, Md,; a sister, Mary Ellen Auth of Lambrook, Ark.; six grandchildren, a great granddaughter, six nephews and three nieces. 
Memorial service and burial in the Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., will be held at a later date.
Instead of flowers, the family suggest contributions to: The American Lung Association of Delaware, 1021 Gilpin Ave. Wilmington, DE. 19806.
Arrangements by Melson Funeral Services, Frankford.

Charles Wesley Higgs Sr., 56
ROCK HALL, Md. - Charles Wesley Higgs Sr. of Rock Hall died of cancer Friday, Jan. 5, 2001, in his home. He was 56. 
Mr. Higgs was born in Still Pond, the son of the late William and Mamie Higgs. 
He graduated from Chestertown High School, class of 1962. 
Mr. Higgs served his country with the U.S. Army from 1965-1967, at which time he was honorably discharged.
He moved back to Kent County and married Patsy Glenn in 1969. They made their home in Rock Hall, where he worked as a self-employed waterman with his wife and brother-in-law. He then worked with Tolchester Marina as a painter for approximately 18 years. 
He enjoyed fishing and spending time with friends and family. 
Mr. Higgs was a member of the V.F.W. Post 652 in Millington.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Charles "Brown" Higgs Jr.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Donald Perry of Rock Hall; three grandchildren, Sara, Bobby, and Sheila Plato all of Rock Hall; a great-grandson, Dakota Collison of Rock Hall; three brothers, Elwood Higgs of Millington, Harvey Higgs of Dover, Del., and Joe Higgs of Still Pond; and a sister, Geraldine Nicholson of Worton. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at his home, 5865 William St. in Rock Hall.
Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church in Rock Hall.
Burial will be in Wesley Chapel Cemetery. 
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to: The Charles W. Higgs Memorial Fund, 5865 Williams St., Rock Hall, MD 21661.
Arrangements by Fellows, Helfenbein, and Newnam Funeral Home, Chestertown.

Ruth Kalb Kirk, 93
WORTON, Md. - Ruth Kalb Kirk of Worton died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, in Kent and Queen Anne's Hospital. She was 93. 
Mrs. Kirk was born June 23, 1907, in Catonsville, the daughter of the late William and Caroline Kromm Kalb. 
She graduated from Catonsville High School and the Robert Beach Finishing School. 
She married William W. Kirk Jr., former president and Owner of Bill Kirk Volkswagen in Owings Mills, on May 25, 1935. They made their home in Washington D.C. until later moving to Reisterstown. After Mr. Kirk's retirement, they moved to Worton, where they have permanently resided since 1990.
Mrs. Kirk was a member of St. James United Methodist Church in Worton.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son and his wife, William W. and M. Christine Kirk III of Eldersburg; a grandson William Michael Kirk of Kansas; and a granddaughter, Susan Offley of Rockville.
Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Fellows, Helfenbein, and Newnam Funeral Home, 130 Speer Road in Chestertown and from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Road (Beltway Exit 26-A) in Towson.
Service will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. James United Methodist Church in Worton, and 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ruck Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Dulaney Valley Cemetery in Timonium. 

Mary W. Parker, 78
EARLEVILLE, Md. - Mary W. Parker of Earleville died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, in her home. She was 78.
Mrs. Parker was born April 25, 1922, the daughter of the late Elwood and Mary McGowen Walker.
She and her husband had spent the summers and weekends in Grove Point since the 1940's, moving there permanently in 1958. 
Mrs. Parker had worked as a bookkeeper at the Granary Restaurant for Steele Howard and as a receptionist for Cecil-Kent Health Center for 15 years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, Lewis Conrad Parker, and her son, Donald Parker.
She is survived by four sons, William E. of Earleville, Robert L. of Adelphi, David A., whom she lived with, of Earleville and Steven. C. of Elkton; a daughter, Mary Lou Parker of Elkton; and five grandsons.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Galena Funeral Home of Stephen L. Schaech, 118 West Cross St. in Galena.
Burial will be held privately in Kemblesville United Methodist Cemetery.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made in her memory to: Cecilton Vol. Fire Co., P.O. Box 565, Cecilton, MD 21913.

Brooks David Spencer, 16
GREENSBORO, Md. - Brooks David Spencer of Greensboro died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, in his home surrounded by his loving family and friends after fighting a sixteen-month battle with bone cancer. He was 16.
Brooks was born March 9, 1984, in Easton, the son of David and Cathy Spencer.
He was in the eleventh grade at North Caroline High School. He had attended Greensboro Elementary School and Lockerman Middle School.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman, who spent most of his life on the Choptank River. His favorite color was camouflage. He enjoyed a wonderful fishing trip to Spokane, Wash. in October courtesy of "Make a Wish Foundation".
Brooks played Little League baseball for the Greensboro Lions and Senior League baseball for the Eagles.
In addition to his patents, he is survived by his older sister, Erin and her fiancé, Richard Miller both of Harmony; an older brother and his girlfriend, Barret of Greensboro and Meredith Montgomery of Denton; his younger sister, Shelby of Greensboro; his devoted girlfriend, Tara Bambary and her family all of Greensboro; his very dear friends, Bobby and Cindi Harrison and their family all of Greensboro; his maternal grandparents, Norman and Mary Calloway of Ridgely; his paternal grandmother, Helen Spencer of Greensboro; his aunts and uncles, Ronnie Calloway of Ridgely, Janet and Frank Meyers of Greensboro, Connie and Sonny Hutson of Queen Anne, June and Allen Geib of Cordova and Beverly Hoffman of Denton; his cousins, Dawn Berger of Greensboro, Heidi Hutson of Hillsboro, Jesse Geib of Cordova, and Keith Hoffman of Denton; and his second cousin, Marissa Berger of Greensboro.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Greensboro.
Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at the church.
Burial will be in the Greensboro Cemetery.
Instead of flowers, Brooks would like donations made in his name to: "Hunt of a Lifetime Foundation," 6297 Buffalo Road, Harborcreek, PA 16421.
Arrangements by Fleegle and Helfenbein Funeral Home, Greensboro.

Mary Helen Usilton, 84
CENTREVILLE, Md. - Mary Helen Usilton of Centreville died Thursday Jan. 4, 2001, in her daughter's home in Centreville, MD. She was 84.
Mrs. Usilton was born June 9, 1916, on Kent Island, she was one of 13 children of the late William Henry Moore and Mary Helen Hall Moore. 
After attended school in Centreville, Md., she married Carroll Usilton on May 16, 1936, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Centreville.
She was a homemaker residing in Kent, Caroline and primarily in Queen Anne's County where her husband farmed. 
She enjoyed sewing, making dolls and gardening. 
Mrs. Usilton was currently attending Centreville United Methodist Church with her daughters. 
In addition to her husband on Oct. 2, 1993, she was preceded in death by a son, Frederick Carroll Usilton. 
She is survived by five children, Helen Lee Badur of Rehoboth Beach, Del., Norma Jean Heflin, George "Sonny" Usilton, Nancy C, Morris, and M. Rebecca Chance, all of Centreville; two sisters, Florence Paugh of Easton and Geannette Collins of St. Michael's, 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 4-6 p.m. Sunday at the Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, P.A. in Centreville
Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Chesterfield Cemetery, 
Family suggests memorial contributions be made to: Hospice of Queen Anne's Inc., 300 Del Rhodes Ave., Queenstown, MD. 21658.


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