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Ada Lillian Dougherty

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Ada Lillian Dougherty

AGE: 71 • Smyrna

Ada Lillian Dougherty, age 71, of Smyrna, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, June 23, 2017.

She was born August 14, 1945 in Elkton, MD, the daughter of the late Walter and Zelma Miller.

Ada loved Elvis Pressley, John Wayne and her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Joseph Dougherty, Jr.

She is survived by her sons, Arthur Christensen (Barbara), Harvey Christensen (Kathy), Alfred Dougherty, III "A.J.," Edward Dougherty (Beverly) and John Eckeard (Nikki); her daughter, Melissa "Missy" Eckeard; 15 grandchildren; her sister, Mary; her brothers, Bill, Joe and Jimmy; her caretaker, Patricia Ebright; and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held at 5 pm on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Faries Funeral Chapel, located at 29 S. Main Street in Smyrna. Memorial services will begin at 6 pm.

Burial will be private.

Condolence letters may be sent by visiting
Published in The News Journal from June 25 to June 27, 2017
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