Ethel M. Breasure, 83

Ethel M. Breasure, 83, of near Laurel, Del., passed away Thursday, May 28, 2009, at Life Care at Lofland Park, Seaford, Del. She was a poultry farmer for more than 40 years, mostly growing for Tyson Foods. She was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Laurel, Del.

Breasure was preceded in death by her parents, William and Lillie E. Hitchens Massey; her husband, John Levin Breasure; her son, Bruce Breasure; and a sister, Myrtle Rust. She is survived by a son, John Breasure, and his wife, Sharon, of Laurel; a sister, Shirley Cooper, also of Laurel; four grandchildren, Shawn, Frannie, Bruce and Terri Lee Breasure; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services were scheduled for Monday, June 1, 2009, with interment in Line U.M. Church Cemetery, Whitesville, Del. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made in her memory to the Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.