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Obituaries Charles W. Johnson, cable installer Charles W. Johnson, 24, of Georgetown, died Sunday, Dec. 20, 1998, from injuries sustained in an auto accident in Chapel Hill, N.C. Mr. Johnson was a communica- tion cable installer. He formerly attended Sussex Central High School. He enjoyed fishing and billiards. He is survived by his father, Raymond Johnson of George- town; his mother, Lucille F. Ortiz, of Georgetown; two brothers, Raymond M. Leyanna of Zebu- lon, N.C., and David Johnson of Lewes; a sister, Bonnie Hensley of Laurel; his paternal grand- mother, Barbara Johnson of Oak Orchard; his paternal grandmoth- er, Raymond Moore of Oak Or- chard; his godparents, Linda Thompson and Shannon Thomp- son, both of Georgetown; and his stepfather, Nelson E. Ortiz of Georgetown. Services were held in Dodd- Carey Chapel, Parsell Funeral Homes, Georgetown, with burial in Hollywood Cemetery, Hatting- ton. Arrangements by Parsell Funer- al Homes & Crematorium, Georgetown. |ACK LINGO Lou Cristaldi 227-3883 REALTOR 227-2988 Home Thomas I. Cooper, DAFB employee, veteran Thomas I. Cooper, 68, of Dover, died Friday, Dec. 18, 1998, at home. Mr. Cooper worked for more than 30 years at DAFB Civil Ser- vices in the computer department and served in the U.S. Army dur- ing the Korean War. He was employed by the Dover Acme many years ago. Mr. Cooper was a member of Camden-Wyoming Moose Lodge, VFW in Dover and Amer- ican Legion Walter L. Fox Post 2 in Dover. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Mildred Calhoun Cooper of Dover; two daughters, Betty Jane Barber of New York and Peggy L. Robinson of Parsonsburg, Md.; three brothers, Nolan of Dover, John of Rehoboth Beach and Lloyd of California; and a sister, Elizabeth Banks of Bowers Beach. Services were held at Trader Funeral Home, Dover, with burial in Sharon Hills Memorial Park, Dover. Richard David Lewis, News Journal printer Richard David Lewis, 70, of Lewes, died Saturday, Dec. 19, 1998, at Beebe Medical Center. Mr. Lewis was a printer for the News Journal newspaper for 20 years, retiring in 1986. Starting in 1986, he worked as a bartender for 10 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a member of the Amer- ican Legion in Rehoboth Beach. He was also a member of the American Legion-Stahl Post, New Castle. He is survived by his wife, Frances of Wilmington; two daughters, Kathleen McCabe of Wilmington and Mary Jo Lemon of Bear; a brother, John of Green Valley, Ariz.; a sister, Patricia Reynolds of Huntington, Pa.; four grandchildren and one great- grandchild• Services were held in Atkins- Lodge Chapel at Parsell Funeral Homes, Lewes, with burial in Henlopen Memorial Park, Milton• Arrangements by Parsell Funer- al Homes & Crematorium, Lewes. Elizabeth L. James, registered nurse Elizabeth L. James, 77, of Ar- dentown, died Monday, Dec. 14, 1998, at home. Mrs. James was a registered nurse for 13 years at the Eugene duPont Memorial Division (Pelle- port) of the Wilmington Medical Center. She was a 1943 graduate of the Memorial School of Nurs- ing, Wilmington. She is survived by three sons, Lawrence R. McKay of Wilming- ton, Robert A. James of Lewes and Don James of Newalla, Okla.; a brother, Howard A. "Sonny" Lovett Jr. of Ardentown; three grandchildren and a great-grand- daughter• Services and burial were pri- vate. Jessie E. Powell, worked in Stocldey O.R. Jessie E. Powell, 84, of Possum Point, Millsboro, died Thursday, Dec. 17, 1998, of heart failure at Beebe Medical Center. Mrs. Powell worked in the oper- ating room at Stockley Center in Georgetown for over 20 years be- fore her retirement• She was a 50- year member of the Ladies Auxil- iary of Sussex Memorial VFW Post 7422, and held many posts in the auxiliary, including past presi- dent. She was a member of Mills- boro Wesleyan Church• CAPE GAZETTE, Thurjsday. December 24 r aO, liltS.- i She was preceded in deathby her husband, Adolphus "Doc" Powell, in 1992. She is survived by her son, Wal- lace H. of Lewes; two grandchil- dren and two great-grandchildren. Services were held from the Chapel of Melson Funeral Ser- vices, Long Neck, with burial in the Millsboro Cemetery. Contributions are suggested to Sussex Memorial VFW Post 7422, c/o Ira Truitt, RD 5, Box 119, Georgetown, DE 19947. Arrangements by Melson Fu- neral Services, Long Neck. James D. Warrington St., worked for Southern Bell James D. Warrington St., 62, of Melbourne, Fla., and formerly of Lewes, died Saturday, Dec. 19, 1998, at home. Mr. Warrington was a cable splicer for Southern Bell. He was a member of Communication Workers of America, AFL-CIO, CLC, the Pioneers, and the Sun- shine Bell Campers. He is survived by his wife, Peg- gy Ann Warrington of Melbourne; three sons, James D. Jr. of Milton, Michael S. of Silver Spring, Md., and John E., presently serving in the U.S. Coast Guard; a daughter, Shaft J. Sharp of Melbourne; and a brother, Samuel, of Georgetown. Services will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 28, at Florida Memorial Funeral Home, Mel- bourne.. Contributions are suggested to the Pioneers. Frank Lawruk, Townsends purchaser Frank Lawruk, 72, of Millsboro and formerly of New Castle, died Friday, Dec. 18, 1998, at his son's home in Bear. Mr. Lawruk was a painter for Huber Baking Co. on Union Street in Wilmington for 20 years. He re- tired in 1979 and moved to Mills- boro, where he was a purchasing agent for Townsends Inc. until 1992. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member Let PAUL TOWNSEND find the "reel" home of your dreams Canal front - Lewes Beach! Beautiful views from this large (89x120x82x85) waterfront lot. Almost 90' of bulkheaded frontage adjacent to Lewes Yacht Club. Bullhead allowance offered. $300,000. 6282AL of the American Legion Post 28, Millsboro; the Bakers & Confec- tioners Union, Baltimore; and Mary, Mother of Peace Parish in Millsboro, He was a former mem- Continued on page 28 i i i LONG NECK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ,#-' " LONG NECK ROAD & RT. 24 LONG NECK, DELAWARE 19966 m Sunday Worship Schedule -- We welcome visitors Contemporary Praise Service - 8:30 a.m. and newcomers/ Traditional Worship Service- 11:00 a.m. ' Sunday School for all Ages- 9:45 a.m. "Faithful to the Word - Led By the Spirit" 945.9453 (office) Rev. Karen S. Booth, Pastor 945.5311 (parsonage) 117 Madison Drive, Lewes, Delaware Very private wooded setting on over 3/4 of an Acre. This open, airy contemporary fea- tures master suite on first floor with two bed- rooms and loft on second floor. Large deck and screened porch. Listed for $143,900. The 3 L's in Real Estate! Location, Location, Location, and List with Lou at Lingo's ": ........... 303 Bayview, Rehoboth Beach Blocks to the beach or bay. Highest quality construction in this all brick ranch w two stone fireplaces. Three bedrooms, two fulll baths, finished basement and Florida room. Listed for $315,000. i! iiii':ii:: Located on private lane off CR 264 (Eagles Nest Rd)this C/B/S fa X : house offers Country living on the shore. 4 BR, 3 BA, on 2± aces : w/large outbuilding. Just $168,500. 6392RL REALTOR JACK LINGO 1240 KINGS HIGHWAY • 645-2207 / 800-331-4241 v & gem/ May we take just a moment during the hustle and bustle of the holidays to thank you for your patronage. It's loyal customers like you that have made our business such a success. MIDWAY SUPPLY Behind The Roadhouse Steak Joint Hwy. One, Midway 645-2287