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Obituaries Continued from page 35 Church in Wilmington, where she taught Sunday school, Bible school and assisted with conduct- ing audits for the church. She is survived by her husband, Robert A. Sr.; a son, Robert A. Jr. of Wilmington; three daughters, Deborah C. Davis of Middletown, Diana J. Clarke of Newark, and Cynthia C. Abdelnour of Chester- field, Mich.; a brother, William H. Stevenson of Lewes; three sisters, Jane S. Newton of Antioch, Calif., Marian McFadden of Las Vegas and Nancy Ploss of McLean, Va.; and four grandchildren. Services were held at Chandler Funeral Home, Wilmington, with burial in Gracelawn Memorial Park, New Castle. Contributions are suggested to St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Wilmington, or the American Cancer Society. Oneil Bouchard Felker, Navy electrician Oneil Bouchard Felker, 64, of rural Georgetown, died Wednes- day, Oct. l, 1997, of heart failure in Veterans Administration Hos- pital, Elsmere. Mr. Felker was a construction electrician in the Navy, retiring in 1977 after 25 years. He also worked for Hazard Electric, Cape Henlopen State Park, Cape Hen- lopen school district and Beebe Medical Center. He was a mem- ber of American Legion Post 17, Lewes; Milton VFW Post 6984; CEC Seabee Historical Founda- tion, Inc.; Fleet Reserve Associa- tion; Delaware Mobile Surf Fish- ermen; and the International Chief Petty Officers Association. He was a life member of the National Rifle Association. He is survived by three sons, Robert of Florida, J. Craig of Lewes, and Glenn of Newark; a daughter, Katherine Sublett of Ohio; his mother, Hester Felker, and sister Nancy L. Weary, both of Palmyra, N.J.; a companion, Marie Ball, with whom he lived; and five grandchildren. Services were held at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Summit, with burial in the adjoining cemetery. Suphronie R. Schofield, New Castle homemaker Suphronie R. Schofield, 89, of New Castle, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1997, of heart failure at home. Mrs. Schofield was a homemak- er. She was preceded in death by her husband, George C. Sr., in 1973. She is survived by eight sons, George C. Jr., with whom she lived, John of Bear, Marvin of Edgemoor, Ernest, Thomas, and Edward, all of Wilmington, Samuel of Brooklyn, Mich., and Leonard of Seaford; six daughters, Mary Russell of Rehoboth Beach, Loretta Schofield of Des Planes, II1., Mildred George of Childs, Md., Louise Walling of San Anto- nio, and Lisa Maickle and Eva Darlington, both of Wilmington; a sister, Louise Kennedy of Newark; 28 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Robert T. Jones and Foard Funeral Home, Newark, with burial in Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington. James R. Brannock Draper employee James R. Brannock, 74, of Millsboro, died of pneumonia Sat- CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, October 1O - October 16, 1997 - 37 urday, Oct. 4, 1997, in Harbor Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Lewes. He served in the U.S. Navy in world War II. Mr. Brannock worked for the Draper Company Store in Rehoboth Beach for 10 years, retiring in 1990. Mr. Bran- nock was a member of the Stahl American Legion Post in New Castle; the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7422 "in Millsboro; and the Franklin Masonic Lodge 12 A.F. & A.M. in Georgetown. He was preceded in death by a son, James Richard Brannock Jr. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Mary McLaughlin Bran- nock; two sons, Keith Brannock of Lansdale, Pa., and Ernest Lutz at home; four daughters, Candace Chesley of Green Bay, Wis., Cyn- thia Culp of Lansdale, and Debo- rah Frey and Christine Brannock, both of Millsboro; two brothers, William Brannock of Harrington and John Robert Brannock of Bear; and eight grandchildren. Masonic memorial service was Thursday at the Watson Funeral Home, 322 Washington St., Mills- boro. Burial will be private. The family suggests contribu- tions to the American Cancer So- ciety, 228C N. Du Pont Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947; or to Alzheimer's " Association, Delaware Chapter, 321 E. 11th St., Wilmington, DE 19801 He was a member ofthe VFW. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Bessie Wheatley Hastings; two sons, Clyde T. Hastings Jr. of Dover, and Charles L. of Seaford; a daughter, Patricia H. Wilson of Rehoboth Beach; six grandchil- dren and two great-grandsons. Service was Thursday at the Cranston Funeral Home, Seaford, followed by burial in the Delaware Veterans Cemetery, Bear. The family suggests contri- butions be made to the American Heart Association. William F. Tobin former councilman William F. Tobin, 80, former New Castle City councilman, died Sunday, Oct. 5, at his home in Old New Castle. Mr. Tobin was elected to coun- cil in 1955 and served until 1965. He was elected council president in 1960. He also served on the state Council on Parks and the state Council on Public Health. He was a district manager for Esskay Quality Meat Co., Balti- more, for close to 30 years, retir- ing in the mid-1970s. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Eleanor Mackie; sons, William F. Jr., of Lewes, and James M. of South St. Georges; sister, Marian T. Ellis of Sarasota, Fla., and Rehoboth Beach; and three grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m., Fri- day, October 10, at Gebhart Fu- neral Home, 531 Delaware St., New Castle. Burial will be at Glebe Cemetery, New Castle. Contributions are suggested to the Compassionate Care Hospice, Newark 19702. Please Join us for Worship Sewices New Covenant Presbyterian Church in America 10:00 a.m. Sundays in September LOCATION: THE LANDING CLUBHOUWg ON MARgH ROAD THZ LANDmO FMDrr, LOCATZD ON OLD LANDING ROAn, RgHOSOTH, DE For more information: Call 645-0260 or 645-0480 If you're interested in old Clyde T. 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