Doris I. Revel, 84

Doris I. Revel, 84, of Millsboro, Del., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, surrounded by her family. She was born July 27, 1932, in Gumboro, Del., to the late Lee and Marry Elizabeth Baker.

She retired from work with the State of Delaware, working as a cook at the Stockley Center. She was a member of The Journey (Millsboro Wesleyan Church) and also attended Shiloh United Methodist Church and Blackwater Fellowship. She was a prayer warrior and a member of the Red Hat Society.

Revel enjoyed traveling and was always on the go. She also liked gardening, family gatherings and spoiling her “grand-dogs.” Her Christmas fudge will be missed this year by many. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend who will be dearly missed.

In addition to her parents, Revel was also preceded in death by her husband James A. Revel Sr.; her siblings, Margaret, Madaline, Sarah, Clifford, Chester, Calvin, Charles and Linwood; and a grandson, Bryan. She is survived by two sons, James Revel Jr. and his wife, Cathy, of Millsboro and Matthew Revel and his wife, Gail, of Delmar, Md.; a daughter, Vikki Revel Saltsman and her husband, Kem, of Blairsville, Pa.; two sisters-in-law, Joan Baker and Helen Faye Pepper; four grandchildren, Cody and his wife, Ashley, Cole, Jessica and her fiancé, Terry, and Brandon; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A graveside service was scheduled for Nov. 15, 2016, at Carey’s Cemetery in Millsboro, Del. In lieu of flowers the family suggested memorial contributions to a favorite charity. Condolences may be sent online at