Helen P. Smith, 83


Helen P. Smith, 83, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2008, at home. She worked for the State of Delaware at Stockley Center, retiring in 1990 after many years of service. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Millsboro. An unconditional giver of love to her family, she enjoyed reading, gardening and bird-watching.
Smith was preceded in death by her parents, John F. and Addie Wells Parker; her husband of 38 years, Ralph James Smith; and a sister, Mildred Dennis. She is survived by two daughters, Ann Funds of Rehoboth Beach, Del. and Lana Robb and her husband, Jeff, of Millsboro; a sister, Dorothy Brasure of Laurel, Del.; three grandchildren, Allison Funds, Amanda Robb and Alex Robb; and a great-granddaughter, Ava Wilson.

Funeral services were scheduled for Saturday, July 5, 2008, with interment in Millsboro Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for contributions to the Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.