Esther Margaret Cuffee, 78, of Greenwood, Del., formerly of Dover, Del., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, at home. She was a certified nursing assistant for many years. A member of Love Temple Community Outreach Center in Dover, she was an evangelist for 40 years. She was also involved with the prison ministry in the Denton, Md., area for 30 years.
Cuffee was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Esther Higgins Harris. She is survived by her husband, Jullion M. Cuffee; six sons, Jullion Cuffee Jr. of Dagsboro, Del., Miles Cuffee of Greenwood, Frank Cuffee of Seaford, Del., Melvin Cuffee of Magnolia, Del., Corinthian Cuffee of Felton, Del. and Micah Cuffee of Smyrna, Del.; four daughters, Starr Hargraves of Felton, Del., Terry Fooks of Greenwood, Esther Crawford of Jacksonville, N.C., and Mary Wayman of Chicago, Ill.; a brother, Charles Harris of Baltimore, Md.; two sisters, Alice Godwin of Frankford, Del., and Frances Cauley of Delaware City, Del.; 33 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were scheduled for Monday, Aug. 11, 2008, with interment in the Cuffee Family Cemetery.