Jerry Ray Buckland, Sr., of North East, died at his home on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. He was 64.
Mr. Buckland was born on January 21, 1950, in Hinton, West Virginia, son of the late Paul Thomas and the late Emma Jean Willey Buckland.
Edward Clinton Ellison of Rising Sun died Monday, January 27, 2014. He was 90.
He was born September 12, 1923 in Media, Delaware County, Pa. to the late Edward Clinton and Reba Ellison, Sr.
Mr. Ellison graduated from Church Farm School in Exton, Pa.. Following his graduation, he joined the U.S. Navy in January of 1943 as an apprentice seaman, taking his boot camp training at Sampson Navel Base in New York. After boot camp, he was a gunner for the Armed Guards on several merchant ships. After his assignment on the USS Ostara (aka 33), he went to Adak, Alaska where he served in the Sea Bees.
Clara Bonita Eastridge, of Darlington, died at her home on Monday, January 27, 2014. She was 90.
Mrs. Eastridge was born in Grassy Creek, NC, on May 6, 1923, daughter of the late Arthur Jackson and Isabel Garris West.
Gary W. Heath of Elkton, died Sunday, January 26, 2014. He was 55.
Born, August 22, 1958 in Damascus, Va., he was the son of the late Dan and Ruth (Rae) Heath.
Ida Mae (Amster) Carr of North East died Sunday, January 26, 2014. She was 93.
Born on November 30, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Leon and the late Myrtle (Cook) Amster.
Reuben Francis Devine of Elkton died at home Friday, January 24, 2014. He was 78.
A lifelong resident of Elkton, he was born on October 5, 1935, the son of the late Reuben H. and the late Margaret Mary (Scott) Devine.
Ruth Emma Estes Dever of Perryville died Friday, at home January 24, 2014. She was 81.
Born February 13, 1932 in Aldino, she was the daughter of the late John Howard and Dorothy Virginia Bozzi Estes.
She formerly worked as a Secretary at the Bainbridge Naval Training Center of Bainbridge, Secretary at Mt. Ararat Farm of Port Deposit, and Supply Coordinator at the V.A. Maryland Health System of Perry Point.
Jeffrey Bridges McKinney of Nottingham, Pa., formerly of North East, died Saturday, January 25, 2014. He was 38.
He was born in Elkton on July 6, 1975.
Connie A. Smith of Millsboro, Del., died Tuesday, January 21, 2014 in the Christiana Hospital, Newark, Del. She was 55.
Born in Elkton on May 19, 1958, she was the daughter of the late Cecil and the late Ida (Reed) Holmes.
Lawrence Dean Wiggins, Sr. of North East died January 21, 2014 in Union Hospital of Elkton. He was 92.
Born on October 19, 1921 in Oakwood, he was one of eight children of the late Harry C. and the late Violet D. [Culley] Wiggins.