CRISFIELD - Mildred H. Dykes died on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury. Born in Kingston on March 2, 1926, she was the daughter of the late William Craft Hayman and Mabel Derby Hayman. Her husband, William E. Dykes, Jr. died July 25, 2002. She was a graduate of Salisbury State College (Salisbury University) and was a Somerset County School Teacher retiring after 18 years of service. She was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Kingston and attended the Immanuel United Methodist Church in Crisfield. She was a member of the McCready Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Board and the AARP Crisfield Chapter. She loved playing bridge and loved being with her family and friends. Surviving is a son, William E. "Bill" Dykes, III and wife Kathy of Fruitland; a daughter, Ann Dykes Vipperman and husband Rick of Charlotte, N.C.; grandchildren, Ross Hendrix, Mark Hendrix, Tara Dykes, and Jessica Herndon; and great-grandchildren, Emma, Ella, Will, Jack, Maggie, Tate, and Reese. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Hayman; and sisters, Kathryn Fritz and Doris Figgs. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 at the Immanuel United Methodist Church. The Rev. Paul Holland officiated. Interment was in Sunnyridge Memorial Park. In her memory, donations may be made to the Immanuel United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, c/o Robert H. Bradshaw, Jr., 306 W. Main St., Crisfield, MD 21817 or to Coastal Hospice, P. O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802-1733. To send condolences to the family please visit www.bradshawandsonsfuneralhome.com Arrangements are in the care of Bradshaw & Sons Funeral Home.
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Published in NewsZapMD on Aug. 13, 2014