Millsboro Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Oct 22 | via Cape Gazette 

    Richard James, Barcroft retiree

    Richard James, 83, husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, pilot, fisherman, hunter, and friend, passed from this life Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Bayhealth Milford Memorial Hospital. Mr. James retired from the Barcroft Co.


  • Monday Oct 20 | via Cape Gazette 

    Vernon K. Hudson, loved to fish

    Mr. Hudson was born April 13, 1948, in Frankford to the late Edward J. and Hazel M. Webb Hudson. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by a sister, Betty Jean "Teenie" Hudson; a brother, Robert James Hudson; and a granddaughter, Karen Ponder.


  • Friday Oct 17 | via Cape Gazette 

    Lorna S. Harmon, Harmony UMC member

    She is survived by a son, Vincent Street of Wilmington; two daughters, Nicole Wilson and her husband Todd of Georgetown, and Natalie Harmon of Lewes and her fiance Rich Baker of Newark; five siblings, Teresa Demby, Marvin Morris, Lloyd Morris, Keith Morris and Jacqueline Street; along with two grandchildren, Vincent D. Street and Andrew Radcliffe as well as many nieces, nephews cousins and friends. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 20, at the Harmony United Methodist Church, 27270 John J. Williams Hwy, Millsboro, where friends may call after 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Harmony United Methodist Church Cemetery.


  • Thursday Oct 16 | via Cape Gazette 

    Robert D. Craig, retired mechanic

    Robert D. Craig, 83, of Lewes, formerly of Bowie, Md., passed away peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at his home. He was born Jan. 4, 1931, in Cecilton, Md., son of the late Ervin and Martha Craig.


  • Wednesday Oct 15 | via Cape Gazette 

    Mabel M. Downs, enjoyed gardening

    Mrs. Downs was born Aug. 4, 1925, in Georgetown to the late Leroy E. and Estella M. Moore Mitchell. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband, Irvin Lee Downs in 1965; a brother, Leroy Mitchell; sister-in-law, Jean Mitchell; and a granddaughter, Samantha Long.


  • Friday Oct 10 | via Cape Gazette 

    Ada E. Hudson, retired nurse

    Ada E. Hudson, 81, of Millsboro, formerly of Frankford, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at her home. She was born in Frankford, April 9, 1933, daughter of the late Orville Sr. and Margaret Long.


  • Thursday Oct 9 | via Cape Gazette 

    Willette 'Willie' Upshur, loving caregiver

    On Wednesday, Oct. 24, 1951, the late Mr. William Goodman Sr. of Franktown, Va., and the late Ms. Elizabeth Fannie Upshur of Exmore, Va.


  • Wednesday Oct 8 | via Cape Gazette 

    William Thomas Kellam, proud NRA member

    He was born Jan. 3, 1933, in Onley, Va., son of the late Ralph Downing and Margaret Susan Kellam. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the U.S. Army.


  • Wednesday Oct 8 | via Cape Gazette 

    Barbara Wilkinson, Allen's retiree

    Mrs. Wilkinson was born in Georgetown, June 25, 1928, to the late Frank and Ida Spicer Jewell. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband Joseph Wilkinson in 1980; and her son Joseph F. Wilkinson in 2007.


  • Tuesday Oct 7 | via Cape Gazette 

    Ralph H. West, enjoyed woodworking

    Ralph H. West, 94, of Ocean View, passed away Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at Atlanitc Shores Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Millsboro. Ralph was born Nov. 22, 1919, in Millville, son of the late Harry and Stella West.


  • Friday Oct 3 | via Cape Gazette 

    Margaret Downes Whaley, Sussex housewife

    Mrs. Margaret E. Downes Whaley, 91, of Millsboro, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. at Atlantic Shores Nursing Home in Millsboro.


  • Friday Oct 3 | via Cape Gazette 

    Grace Arvey, nursing assistant

    Grace was born in Dagsboro to the late George and Margaret Leggs Mitchell. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her first husband, Howard W. "Pete" McGinnes; her second husband, Walter Arvey Jr.; son Howard William McGinnes Jr.; sister, Dorothy Melson; brother, Greg Mitchell; granddaughter, Michele Arvey and a grandson, William Randall McGinnes Jr. Grace loved hanging out with her grandchildren, going to Chincoteague, the beach, animals, fish, tropical aquariums and doing crossword puzzles.


  • Tuesday Sep 30 | via Cape Gazette 

    Pearl M. Bristow, Sussex resident

    Pearl M. Bristow, 76, of Bridgeville, formerly from New Castle, was carried in the arms of angels to heaven Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.


  • Friday Sep 26 | via Cape Gazette 

    Marian V. Smith, former Millsboro councilwoman

    Mrs. Marian V. Smith, 105, of Millsboro, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at the Capitol Nursing Home in Dover.


  • Wednesday Sep 24 | via Cape Gazette 

    Theodore F. Thompson, Georgetown resident

    He is survived by his loving wife, Stephanie; a son, Theodore Thompson Jr.; a brother, Joe Thompson; two sisters, Wanda McGraw and Mary Jane Campbell; three grandchildren, Theodore Francis Thompson III, Thomas Thompson and Tori Thompson, all from Sussex County. A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept.


  • Sep 23, 2014 | via Cape Gazette 

    Florence E. Dailey, retired manager

    Florence E. Dailey, 84 of Warwick Park in Millsboro and formerly of Winterbury in Wilmington passed away Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, after a short illness.