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Obituaries

M. Elizabeth Lawton

OCEAN PINES — Mrs. M. Elizabeth Lawton died May 10 at her daughter’s home. She was the daughter of the late James Cleveland Moore and Anna Garrett Moore. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Lawrence E. Lawton. They resided at 5 Patrick Avenue, West Chester, Pa.  She is survived by… Read more »

Shirley Elizabeth Brewington

SNOW HILL — Shirley Elizabeth Brewington, age 67, died Monday, April 25 at her home in Snow Hill. Born in Salisbury, she was the daughter of the late Charles Brewington, Sr. and Elizabeth M. Powell Brewington.  She is survived by two brothers, Charles K. Brewington, Jr. and his wife, Pat and Roy C. Brewington and… Read more »

James Paul Harlin

SALISBURY — James Paul Harlin, age 77, died Monday, April 25 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. Born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., he was the son of the late Albert Harlin and Freida Schmeidle Harlin. He is survived by his wife, Margaret M. Harlin. Harlin had worked as a manger for the New York Telephone… Read more »

Bruce E. Johnson

SALISBURY — Bruce Ernest Johnson, age 66, died Tuesday, April 26 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. Born in Salisbury, he was the son of the late Linwood and Edith Hartman Johnson. He is survived by his sons; Bruce “B.J.” Ernest Johnson Jr. of Berlin, David Edward Johnson of Willards, and Thomas Brian Johnson… Read more »

Eleanor Kerbin Adrion

SALISBURY — Eleanor Kerbin Adrion, age 85, died Sunday, May 1 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury. Born in Newark, she was the daughter of the late Cornelius and Pearl Holston Smack. She was preceded in death by her foster parents Raymond and Bessie Nock Bowen of Newark, and also her husband of 36 years, Charles B…. Read more »

David C. Bartlett

BERLIN — David Craig Bartlett, age 59, died May 1 at Atlantic General Hospital. Born in New Hampshire, he was the son of the late George Bartlett and Ruth Bloise Bartlett. He is survived by his wife, Carol, a son, Robert, and daughters Sandy Simms and her husband Jason, and Sherre Bartlett. He leaves a brother… Read more »

Douglas T. Gardiner, Jr.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Douglas Tracy Gardiner, age 71, died April 30 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Palm Beach FL. Born in Washington DC, he was the son of the late D. Tracy Gardiner, Sr. and Lelia Bond Gardiner. He is survived by his wife Nancy Rosencrance Gardiner and three sons: Douglas T…. Read more »

Charles G. Southcomb, Jr.

MILLSBORO, Del. — Charles G. Southcomb, Jr. died May 5. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Charles G. Southcomb, Sr. and Johanna Baumann Southcomb. He is survived by his daughters; Shannon E. and Karlie J. Southcomb, and a sister, Michelle M. Rosenberg, and niece Tiffany Rosenberg. Southcomb, a contractor by trade,… Read more »

Anita Claire Miller

BERLIN — Anita Claire Miller, age 92, died Wednesday, April 20, at Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Berlin. Born in Newark, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Harold Mensinger and Sarah Whitley Mensinger. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Paul Miller. Miller was a member of St. John Neumann… Read more »

William L. Engle

William Louis Engle, “Wil”, age 39, died Thursday, April 2 as a result of a motorcycle accident. Born in Salisbury, he was the son of E. Ronald Engle and his step-mother Mina Lorraine Engle, and his mother, Anita Verna Ross of Longboat Key, Fla. Also surviving is a brother, Matthew Allen Engle, and his wife,… Read more »