Obituaries


Henry A. Holden, 69
Holden was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Holden Sr. and Lottie May DuPont Mills; two daughters, Maryland Marie and Vernitha Holden; three sisters, Virginia May Long, Elizabeth Hall and Claire Wise. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Mary C. Holden; two sons, Henry Holden III and his wife Louise of Millsboro and Nathan Henry of Georgetown; three daughters, Ruby Marshall and her husband Shamir of Millsboro, Marilyn Holden and her fiancé Ronald Gibbs of Selbyville, and Emma Gibbs and her husband Larry Jr. of Harbeson; three grandchildren he raised, Ronald Holden, Katrina Holden and Latoya Holden; three aunts, Mary Drummond, Hearlin DuPont and Calli Mae DuPont; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; one nephew and a host of cousins and friends.

Services were scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007, at 1 p.m. at Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington Street in Millsboro, where friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Interment will be in Calvary Pentecostal Cemetery, Bishopville, Md.

Ronald A. Letson, 72

Ronald A. Letson, 72, of Millsboro, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, at Beebe Hospital in Lewes. He was a member of the Dagsboro American Legion Post No. 24 and loved to work on his computer and read.

Letson was preceded in death by his parents, Armin C. and Charlotte Johnson Letson. He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane Letson; children, Jerry and Joey Letson of Syracuse, N.Y., David Letson of Egg Harbor, N.J., Buddy Baker of Dagsboro, Charles Baker of Seaford, George Baker of Laurel, Mary Polite of Millsboro, and Cindy Pruette, of Pennsville, N.J.; brother, Jeffrey Letson of New York; beloved cousin, Patty Monto of Oswetatchie, N.Y.; good friend, Richard Mosley of Berlin, Md.; 15 grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.

A memorial service was scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, with interment in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro.

Jeanette A. McCabe Lynch, 63

Jeanette A. McCabe Lynch, 63, of Selbyville, passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007, at home. She was a member of the Blackwater Fellowship Church in Roxana.

Lynch was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Catherine Robinson Lynch; and her husband, Merrill F. McCabe. She is survived by her husband, Allen L. Lynch; children, Merrill A. McCabe of Georgetown, Robert L. McCabe of Shannon, N.C., Marsha L. Davis and her husband Rodney of Selbyville, Tammy M. Johnson and her husband Walter of Selbyville; step-daughter, Jessica Taylor and her husband Jason of Girtletree, Va.; brothers, Robert Lynch of Greenville, N.C., Raymond A. Lynch Jr. of Trails End, Va.; sisters, Dolores Morris and Edna Hudson of Selbyville, Jennie L. Bush and Ethel M. Jones of Millsboro; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services were scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007, with interment in Roxana Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions may be made to the Blackwater Fellowship Church, 34492 Roxana Road, Frankford DE 19945.