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Jeanette Wharton


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Jeanette Wharton

AGE: 88 • Dagsboro

Jeanette Wharton, age 88 of Dagsboro, DE passed peacefully in her home on Wednesday, February 24, 2016.

Jeanette was born in Frankford on June 19, 1927, daughter of the late Parron and Myrtle Vickers. She retired from the Indian River School District in 2006 as a cafeteria worker with over 22 years of service. She also worked at the polls, Bodies, and Clayton Theater.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Wharton, deceased 1986 and her brother and sister-in-law, Vincent and Joan Vickers.

She is survived by her brother, Harold and Carol Vickers and sister-in-law, Isabel Smith. Her loving daughter and son-in-law, Janine and Darryl Betts; granddaughter, Amber and Hunter Holland; and great-granddaughters, Hanna and Harper Holland. Her nephews, Ray and Fran Vickers, Vincent Vickers and Rose Beauregard, David Vickers, Stephen and Amy Vickers, and Scott and Lisa Vickers, Jodi and Rhonda Dowdy, and Christian Dowdy; nieces, Lauri Dowdy and Susan Dowdy. She is also survived by 8 great-nephews; 2 great-nieces; second granddaughters, Ashley Hudson and Jennah Truitt and close family, Bruce and Marianne Smith, Pat and Harry Gordon and countless dear friends.

A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at the Frankford Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 43 Thatcher St., Frankford, DE 19945, where the funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. Interment will follow at Prince George's Cemetery in Dagsboro, DE.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.melsonfuneralservices.com




Published in The News Journal on Feb. 26, 2016
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