Eleanor E. Blades Littleton, 84


Eleanor E. Blades Littleton, 84, of Laurel, Del., passed away on Nov. 29, 2018, at her home. She was born in East New Market, Md., on July 3, 1934, to the late Herry Blades and Blanch Hurley Blades Littleton.

Littleton worked at the Stockley Center for years before retiring to raise her family. She was a hardworking woman who loved spending time with her family and friends. She was married to the late Ernest S. Littleton for 64 years, and together they raised nine children.

In addition to her husband, Ernest, Littleton was also preceded in death by three children, Barbara Huffman, Roger Littleton and Peggy Littleton; a daughter-in-law, Lisa Littleton; a great-granddaughter, Raylin Huffman; and a great-grandson, Christopher Bacon. She is survived by six children, Ernest Littleton Jr. and his wife, Barbara, Bonnie Hughes and her husband, George, Arthur Littleton, Evelyn O’Neal and her husband, D.D., Mary Whaley and her husband, Adrian, and Arlie Littleton and his wife, Barb; sons-in-law, Jesse Burks and Arnold Huffman; sisters-in-law, Alice Littleton and Hilda Robbins; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grand-children.

Services and Interment were to be private, at St. Georges U.M. Church Cemetery, Clarksville, Del. Condolences may be sent online at www.watsonfh.com.