Helen Louise Croom, 77

Helen Louise Croom, 77, of Philadelphia, Pa., passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. She worked at Acme Poultry Plant for many years. She was a member of the Bethel Holy Temple in Philadelphia. She loved cooking, fishing and spending quality time with her family and friends.

Croom was preceded in death by her parents, Fredderick Scratch and Roberta Metz Croom. She is survived by a niece that she raised as her own, Renay Moore; a special friend and caregiver, Dorothy Durham of Philadelphia; one brother, James Moore of Kinston, N.C.; two sisters, Hazel Dennis and her husband Richard of Baltimore, Md. and Betty Dennis and her husband Howard of Selbyville, Del.; a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and many friends.

Funeral services were scheduled for Thursday, April 24, 2008, with interment in Zoar Golden Acres Cemetery, Bishopville, Md.