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Kathryn E. (Rogers Zerby) Meade

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Kathryn E. (Rogers Zerby) Meade Obituary
Kathryn E. Rogers Zerby Meade
Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother

Kathryn Elizabeth Rogers Zerby Meade, age 91, of Rehoboth Beach, DE, peacefully went home to the Lord in the morning hours of Wednesday, November 7, 2012, at her residence.

She was born in Georgetown, DE, June 11, 1921, daughter of the late Norman and Ethel (Savage) Rogers, the only daughter in a family of 3 brothers (by whom she is predeceased), and a proud graduate of the Georgetown High School Class of 1939.

Mrs. Meade was known throughout the Rehoboth Beach community for her kind nature, genuine smile and ladylike style. She shared the gift of her beautiful singing voice at every opportunity, particularly as a former member of the Epworth United Methodist Church choir. Each member of her family and her wide circle of friends and neighbors brought her much joy until the day of her passing.

She is survived by her son, Jeffrey E. Zerby Sr. and his wife (her "daughter-in-love") Ruth Ann, of Rehoboth Beach; her granddaughter, Wendy Truitt and her husband, Chris, of Harbeson; her grandson, Jeffrey E. Zerb Jr. and his wife, Jennifer, of Lewes; a great-granddaughter, Kathryn Hearn of Nutley, NJ; and two great-grandsons, Luke Wright of Harbeson and Aaron Truitt of Roxanna; her aunt, Prela Lynch of Georgetown, cousins, a niece and several nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at Epworth United Methodist Church, 19285 Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach, DE on Monday, November 12, at 2 pm, with visitation beginning at 1 pm and a reception to follow. Friends may also visit from 6 until 8 pm.at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins - Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE on Sunday, November 11, 2012.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Epworth United Methodist Church, 19285 Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971.

Please visit Mrs. Meade's Life Memorial
and sign the online guest book at

Published in The News Journal on Nov. 10, 2012
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