Elsie Mae Lynch, 102

Elsie Mae Lynch, 102, of Gumboro, Del., passed away on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, at the Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Millsboro.

Lynch was a poultry grower for Townsends Inc. for most of her life, before retiring in 1999; she was a very independent businesswoman, hard working, always willing to lend a hand, and she put others’ needs before her own. She was a member of the Gumboro United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Silas and Martha Baker Wilkerson; two husbands, George Blizzard and Clarence Oliver Lynch; four brothers, Roy, Silas, Jesse and Manford Wilkerson; and sister, Virgie Long. She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 24, with interment at the Line Church Community Cemetery, Whitesville, Del.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Gumboro United Methodist Church, c/o Aliene Baker; 34647 Millsboro Hwy., Millsboro, DE 19966.