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Obituaries Jean Allmond Johns, retired nurse Jean Allmond Johns, 63, a mother, grandmother and nurse, died Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006, of leukemia at her home in Millsboro. Ms. Johns is a former resi- dent of Bel Air, Md. and Melbourne, Fla. Ms. Johns was born in JOHNS Wilmington, to Charles and Margaret Allmond July 15, 1943. She graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School and married Michael C. Johns in 1960. Ms. Johns graduated at the top of her nursing class in 1977 and worked for many years in maternity wards of hospitals in Maryland, Florida and Delaware. Children were the great joy of her life and her love and concern will be remembered by her former patients as well as her children and grandchildren. Jean was a kind and gentle woman who har- bored a great hatred for all veg- etahles. Ms. Johns is survived by three sons, Michael Allmond Johns of Cocoa Beach, Fla., David Charles Johns of Elkridge, Md., and Daniel Foster Johns of Melbourne, Fla.; and seven grandchildren. Services for Ms. Johns will be Friday, Sept. 1, at 1:30 p.m., at Mcerery Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington (Rt. 202, south of Silverside Rd.) where friends may call 1 hour prior. Interment will be in Wilmington & Brandywine Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 100 W. 10th St. Suite 209, Wilmington DE. 19801 R. Alien White, ddlling co. owner R. Allen White, 61, of Milton, died Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006, at Bayhealth at Milford Memorial Hospital. Mr. White was born in Milford, tile son of the late Paul E. White St. and Delema Workman White of Lincoln. Along with his broth- er, he owned White Drilling Corp. He was a member of Milford Elks Lodge and past member of the Delaware Water Well Association. He enjoyed cooking and baking cakes. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Paul E. White Jr. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 41 years, Beverly White; two sons, R. Allen White Jr. and his wife Robin of Milton and Brian White and his wife Lisa of Lewes; a daughter, Dee Dee Dickerson and her hus- band Keith of Seaford;; five grandchildren, A.J. White, Renee White, Trevor Reed, Brandon White and Alex White; a brother, Roy E. White of Milford; a sister, Phyllis L. Williamson of Seaford; and his dogs, May and Mindy. Services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Sept. 1, in the chapel of Short Funeral Services, 416 Federal St., Milton, where friends may call after 1 p.m. Interment will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Milton. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Diabetes Association, 100 W. Tenth St., Suite 1002, Wilmington DE 19801. Charles R. Pnsey, division supervisor Charles R. Pusey, 78, of Bridgeville, passed away on Monday, Aug. 28, 2006 at the Lewes Convalescent Center in Lewes. He wasl born in Laurel to the late Raymond and Catherine (Boyce) Pusey. Mr. Pusey had formerly worked as a supervisor of the paint division for Nanticoke Homes. Prior to this time, he owned and operated his own paint contract- ing company. He was the former president of the local Men's Club in Bridgeville, was a great NASCAR fan and an avid water fowl hunter. For many years he performed a one man comedy act for the Bridgeville Lions Club, often packing the house. He was a WW H Army veteran serving in the Asiatic Pacific Theater as a marksman. Mr. Pusey is survived by his wife, Mildred B. Pusey of Bridgeville; his son, Gary Pusey of Bridgeville; his daughter, Lynn Wajda and her husband Michael of Milton; two sisters, Josephine Waller and her husband Frank and Doris Jane Conaway and her hus- band Ronnie all of Laurel; three granddaughters, Lori Fowler and her husband Craig, and Ashley Ellingsworth both of Maine, and Jennifer Pusey of Milford; a grandson, Colby Pusey of Bridgeville; step-grandson, John Wajda and wife, Amy of West Virginia; and two step great grandchildren, Mitchell and Zachary Wajda, both of West Virginia. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 1, at the Union United Methodist Church, Corner of Market & Laws Sts., Bridgeville, where friends may call one hour prior to services. Rev. Gary Tulak and Rev. Dale Brown will officiate. Burial will follow at Bridgeville Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Union United Methodist Church, 211 Market St, Bridgeville, DE 19933 or Bridgeville Fire Department, P.O. 727, Bridgeville, DE 19933. Arrangements by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Hardesty Chapel, Bridgeville. CAPE GAZE'rI - Friday, September I - Monday, September 4, 2006 - 125 Wendy L. Longfellow, Georgetown homemaker Wendy L. Longfellow, 35, of Georgetown, passed away Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006, at home. Mrs. Longfellow was born in Milford on Aug. 17, 1971 to the late James Morris and Barbara Ann (Dennis) McBroom. She was a homemaker and devoted mother and wife. She was a true mother at heart and got along with everyone. Wendy loved being around her family and friends. She was an avid football fan and really liked the Miami Dolphins. She was also an avid NASCAR fan and liked Kevin Harvick and Dale Earnhardt Sr. She is survived by her loving husband, Joseph Longfellow; two sons, Kirk Anthony Bartholomew Jr., Hope Morrise Longfellow and Taylor Brittany Longfellow; a brother, William J. Willey Sr. and a sister, Donna Elliott. Services were held at the Frankford Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, Frankford, with burial in Truitt Cemetery, Powellville, Md. Contributions are suggested to the Longfellow family, c/o Joseph Longfellow Jr., Melson Funeral Services, P.O. Box 100, Frankford DE 19945. Arrangements by Melson Funeral Services, Frankford. William E. Myers, truck driver William E. Myers, 73, of Lewes, died Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. Mr. Myers was born in Cranberry, Pa., the son of the late Edward and Mary Myers. He was a truck driver for Kaye's Construction and an over the road trucker. He enjoyed gar- dening and building furniture. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Barbara Myers; three chil- dren, Carle Myers of Lewes, Clara Lynch of Lincoln and Dorothy Myers of Milton; his grandchildren, Jennifer Hart, Richard Hart, Joshua Myers, Jeramey Lynch, Kasey Lynch and Scott Myers; a great-granddaugh- ter, Chaeli Rose; his brothers, Ira Myers of Ohio and Melvin Myers of Melbourne, Fla.; and a sister, Dorothy Bashline of Knox, Pa. Services were private. Arrangements by Short Funeral Services, Milton. John Fay Maple, retired civil servant John Fay Maple, 75, of Magnolia, died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006, at his residence. Mr. Maple was born in Watervaliet, NY, son of the late Fay and Yvonne (Couture) Maple. He was a retired Navy and Civil Service employee working in food service and supply manage- ment. He served in the Navy dur- ing the Korean War and the Vietnam Conflict. He moved to the Magnolia area about 25 years ago from Cape Charles, Va. Mr. Maple was a member of the American Legion Post 3 in Milford the U.S. Navy Fleet Reserve. He served 20 years in Civil Service. He developed and owned a landscaping service where he worked until his retire- ment in 1994. He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Faye M. Maple; two sons, Christopher J. Maple and his wife Colette, of New Bern, N.C. and David F. Maple and his wife Shelby, Ocala, Fla.; a daughter, Elisa A. Maple of Pueblo, Colo.; a stepson, John M. West of Rehoboth Beach; two stepdaugh- ters, Lisa M. Davidson of Milton and Kathleen L. Shifflette of Dallas, Ga.; two sisters, Loretta Tarasewich of Clifton Park, N.Y. and Elsie Schneider of Brunswick, N.Y; one brother, Joey Maple of Mechanicsville, N.Y; six grandchildren, Shawn Moore, Kristin B. Shifflette, Margaret E. Maple, Bryn Maple, Connor Maple, and Kate Maple; and one great grandson: Shawn P. Moore II. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 1, at Midway Assembly of God Church, Highway One, Lewes, with Pastor Gary Ross officiat- ing. Interment will be at Bethel Methodist Cemetery, Savannah Road, Lewes. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Samaritan's Purse, P.O. Box 3000-A, Boone, NC 28607 or the International Association of Christians & Jews, P.O. Box 96105, Washington, DC 20090. Arrangements by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes. Callahan service scheduled Sept. 2 A memorial service for John Callahan will be held at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 2, at the Reformation Lutheran Church, 613 Lakeview Avenue, Milford. Pastor John Rainey will offici- ate. Mr. Callahan passed away Thursday, Aug. 24. Free parenting classes set in Georgetown Child Inc. will hold a free par- enting class from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesdays from Sept. 6 through Oct. 11 in the DSF Conference Room at the Georgetown State Service Center. Topics include parent/child communication, problem solving, decision making, stress in the family and building self-esteem. Classes fulfil the Delaware requirements for parent education and child care providers. To sign up, call 302-697-2292. For more information, visit DelawareBook Festival set for Nov. 4 The first Delaware Book Festival will held Nov. 4, making its debut following the successful 10-year run of the Commission's Delaware Book Fair and Authors Day. The festival will showcase national bestsellers, authors who are household names, children's events, workshops and of course, Delaware writers. Four areas on and around the Legislative Mall in Dover will showcase a differ- ent theme. Food vendors will line the event and places of interest will be open for visitors within easy walking distance, such as the Biggs Museum of American Art, Hall of Records, Legislative Hall and others. The event is free of charge and will be held rain or shine. For more information, visit the Commission's website at Ellendale Fire Hall to host Calendar Party The Ellendale Volunteer Fire Company's Ladies Auxiliary will host a revival of its Calendar Party at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Ellendale Fire Hall, Continued on page 128 1/2 Price Hair Cuts with Kim Thursday, Friday, Saturday .r"