Catherine Hudson Magee, 79

Catherine Hudson Magee, 79, of Dagsboro, Del., formerly a longtime resident of Frankford, Del., passed away Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at her home in Point Farm. She tended chickens for many years. Her favorite hobbies were flounder fishing, playing cards and arguing. Later in life, she loved watching John Wayne movies. She was in poor health since suffering a stroke and had been cared for in her home by her granddaughter Dusty Thompson, her daughter Edwina Magee and loving friend Christine Drayton.

Magee was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Della (Mumford) Hudson; and her husband, Eddie J. Magee. She is survived by a son, Erick Magee of Frankford; two daughters, Edwina Magee of Newark, Md. and Regina Scott of Millsboro, Del.; a step-son, Donnie Magee of Dagsboro; a sister, Henrietta Sexton of Dagsboro; six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Services were private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Compassionate Care Hospice, 31038 Country Garden Blvd., Suite D2, Dagsboro, DE 19939.

The family offered a special thanks to Nurse Mary Anne and CNA Yolanda, both from Compassionate Care Hospice.