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James Searcey, 85 James “Jake” Searcey of Delmar, died peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury. He was born on Feb. 8, 1923 in Alabama, a son of John V. Searcey and Virgie Searcey Wilson, who preceded him in death. He lived most of his life in Delmar and called Delmar his home. James Searcey Jake, as he was fondly known by family and friends, retired in 1985 after 24 years as a plumber and electrician. His biggest joy was spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a member of Laurel Wesleyan Church and had a strong relationship with God. His faith helped him face his illness and in his last days, he looked forward to God calling him home. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, George and John Searcey and Ernest Bailey and two sisters, Katherine Hughes and Emma Wooten. He is survived by a family who loved

MORNING STAR • AUGUST 14 - 20, 2008 him dearly, his wife of 64 years, Kathleen; a son, Jimmy Searcey and his wife Nancy; a grandson, Robert Searcey and his wife Marilyn; a granddaughter, Kimberly van Vulpen and her husband Gaby; and five great-grandchildren, Ryan, Luke and Hannah Searcey and Alex and Amanda van Vulpen. He is also survived by a sister, Chlorina Jamison and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service was held on Wednesday, Aug. 13, at Short Funeral Home, 13 E. Grove Street, Delmar, where family and friends called prior to the service. Interment followed the service at St. Stephen’s Cemetery in Delmar. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Laurel Wesleyan Church, P.O. Box 68, Laurel, DE 19956; or to Coastal Hospice at the Lake, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Elizabeth Helen White Isenhower, 90 Elizabeth Helen White Isenhower of Seaford died Monday, Aug. 11, 2008 at home. Born in Federalsburg, Md., the daughter of William W. and Lola Helen White, she was a homemaker. She was a former member, with 50 years of service with the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department's Ladies Auxiliary, and a former 50-year member of the Miriam Rebecca Lodge, Order of the Odd Fellows. She is survived by her husband George Daniel Isenhower of Seaford; a son, John

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Henry Isenhower, and a daughter, Dottie F. Johnson, both of Seaford; two sisters, Roberta Leonard of Seaford and Rowena Tyrell of Hyattsville, Md.; 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Services will be Thursday, Aug. 14, at 2 p.m. in Watson-Yates Funeral Home, Front & King Streets, Seaford, where friends may call from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., prior to the services. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Seaford.

David L. Fluharty Sr, 86 David L. Fluharty Sr. of Seaford died on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008, at home. Mr. Fluharty was born in Preston, Md., a son of Alfred and Elsie Fluharty, who predeceased him. A brother, William Kenneth Fluharty and a sister, Isabelle Sellers, also preceded him in death. He worked in the powerhouse at the DuPont Company in Seaford for more than 33 years, retiring in 1978. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, a member of Woodland United Methodist Church in Woodland, and a Past Master of Gethsemane Masonic Lodge in Reliance. David’s wife Geraldine “Gerry” Fluharty died in 2006. He is survived by a son, David L. Fluharty Jr. and his wife Rose of Laurel; three daughters, Ann Buckley and her husband Seward of Parkville, Md., Jane Medford and her husband Wayne of Seaford, and Debbie Marvel and her husband Ric of Seaford. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Matthew Buckley, Bryan Medford and his wife Christy, Lynn Riggins and her husband Mark and Kristen Fluharty and three great-grandchildren, Daniel Buckley, Mariah and Seth Riggins. A brother, Calvin Fluharty of Fredericksburg, Va. also survives David. Funeral services were on Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the Woodland United Methodist Church, 5123 Woodland Church Road, where friends called prior

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to the services. Masonic Services were also held. Burial was in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Seaford. The family suggests donations may be made to Woodland United Methodist Church, 5123 Woodland Church Road, Seaford, DE 19973. Arrangements were handled by the Cranston Funeral Home, Seaford.

Madelyn E. Mitchell, 88 Madelyn E. Mitchell, of Laurel passed away at Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Millsboro on Aug. 11, 2008. She was born in Georgetown, a daughter of Ira and Carrie Wilson Adams. Her husband Isaac Mitchell, whom passed in 1976, also precedes Madelyn in death. Madelyn was a poultry grower and a loving homemaker. Her son Donald M. Mitchell and his wife Joanne of Laurel survive her. Two grandsons: Robert M. and Aaron M. Mitchell of Laurel, and a great grandson Kyle Mitchell. Four brothers, James Adams and his wife Virginia, Ira Nelson Adams and his wife Barbara, Alton Noah Adams and his wife Sandy of Laurel and William T. Adams of Georgetown. Six sisters: Edna Adams of Millsboro, M. Elizabeth Parker of Georgetown, Gertrude Shockley of Frankford, Eva Rimel and her husband Paul of Kansas, Lois A. Truitt and her husband Everett of Laurel and Sallie Wharton and her husband James of Laurel. A funeral service will be held at the Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home, 700 West St., Laurel, on Saturday, Aug. 16, at 11 a.m., where friends and family may call one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Dr. Carl Vincent will officiate. Internment will follow in Millsboro Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in her memory to a charity of your choice.

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