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CaPe Gazette CAPE LIFE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18- THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2008 17 Obituaries )) Continued from page 16 neral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call at noon. The Rev. Robert Hudson will officiate the service. Interment will be in Carey's Cemetery, Millsboro. In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 92 Read Way, Ste. 205, New Cas- tle, DE 19720 or the American Heart Association, 1019 Mattlind Way, Milford, DE 19963. Eunice 'Dixie' Love, retired nurse Eunice Marie Irwin Love, known as "Dixie," formerly of Baltimore, Md., died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, at her home in Lewes. She was born June 3,1919. She was the devoted wife of the late Robert Carson Love. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Ruth; and brothers, Wayne and Wendall. She was the loving mother of Helen Grafton "Bunny" and her hus- band David, Roberta Valencia "Bobbi" and her husband Louis; world's best grandmother to Jen- nifer, Carrie, Alicyn, Christopher and the late Wendy Melissa; su- per great-grandmother to Han- nah, Ellie, Christian, Annette, Brianna, Keilani, Lily and Car- son. Dixie lived a very nurturing and giving life, spending more than 40 years as a registered nurse, nursing supervisor and then private duty nurse. Once re- tired, Dixie spent most of her time with her true love, her fami- ly, on a daily basis. We, her chil- dren, grandchildren and great- grandchildren, are far richer in life just to have been a part of hers. This wonderful, magnifi- cent and generous woman, the matriarch of our family, will for- ever be missed as Heaven gains her light. Please pray for us Morn. The world lost a beautiful igerson today, and it will never be the same. Services for Dixie will be held privately. Arrangement.s by Melson Funeral Services of Millsboro. Bette A. Schmidenberg, retired secretary Bette Ann Johnson Schmiden- berg, 71, of Lewes, and formerly of Folsom, Pa., died Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, at Beebe Medical Cen- ter, Lewes. She graduated from Chester High School class of 1955 and.worked as a secretary at Witco Chemical Company, Mar- cus Hook, Pa., until her retire- ment. Bette was a member of the Red Hatters of Beach Plum in Long Neck and also a member of the Lewes Senior Center. She is survived by her beloved husband of 36 years, Alex N. Schmidenberg; a loving daugh- ter, Kathy (]ames) Gray of Fol- som; two loving sons, Mark John- son of Virginia and Kenneth Schmidenberg of Oxford, Pa.; one dear sister, Doris Russell of Folsom; four grand- sons; and three great-grand- daughters. Services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. Bette 20, at the Min- Schmidenberg shall Shrop- shire-Bleyler Funeral Home, Middletown & Knowlton roads, Middletown Twp., Media, Pa., with interment in Lawn Croft Cemetery, Lin- wood, Pa. Friends may call 7:9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, and af- ter 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Contributions maybe given to The American Heart Association, 625 W. Ridge Pike, Bldg. A, Suite 100, Conshohock-. en, PA 19428-1190. Peggy Prettyman Walls, schoolteacher Peggy Prettyman Walls, 56, of Georgetown, formerly of MiUs- boro, passed away Friday, Nov. 14, 200,8 at Christiana Hospital sur- rounded by family and friends while valiantly battling leukemia. Peggy was born Oct. 26, 1952, in Lewes. She was a teacher in the Indian River School District, teaching 27 years at Phillip C. Showell Elementary and then Selbyville Middle School. She was a 1970 graduate of Sussex Central High School and attend- ed the University of Delaware and Salisbury University, com- pleting her master's degree in ed- ucation. She loved spending time with her family and friends, watching sports and relaxing at the river. Peggy was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Millsboro. She was preceded in death by her father, William O'Neal. She is survived by her husband, Thomas C. Walls; her mother, and stepfa- ther, Daisey O'Neal Williams and Preston Williams of Millsboro; her daughter, Kimberly Ann King and husband Jonathan of Georgetown; four stepchildren, Tom, Susan, Rachel and Alicia; a brother, Craig O'Neal and wife Marianna of Selbyville two grandchildren, Madison and Mackenzie; six stepgrandchil- dren, Shaun, Shannon, Katie, Nicholas, Caroline and Gregg; her niece, Grace Cummings; and aunts, uncles and cousins. Ser- vices will be 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22, at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Millsboro Cemetery. Contri- butions may be made to the Jef- ferson School, 22051 Wilson Road, Georgetown, DE 19947.