October 24, 1927 - February 25, 2016
Annie "Betty" LeCates, 88, of Delmar, DE, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2016, at Milford Center, surrounded by her granddaughters. She was born in Seaford, DE, on Monday, October 24, 1927, daughter of the late Hildred and Gertrude (Hitchens) Thomas. Mrs. LeCates had a lifelong career working in Security for various agencies including Bennett Security, in Salisbury, MD, from which she retired. She was an avid gardener, animal lover and will be remembered for her amazing cooking by those lucky enough to dine in her kitchen. Mrs. LeCates was always outspoken, jovial and made everyone smile and feel loved. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister and a dear friend who will be missed by all who knew her. In addition to her parents, Mrs. LeCates was preceded in death by her loving husband, Norval W. LeCates Sr. in 2008; her daughter, Joyce L. Harris, in 2005; her grandson, Norval "Trey" W. LeCates III, in 2007; her two sisters: Hazel Mae Johnson and Helen Louise Collins. She is survived by her two sons: Michael W. LeCates of Delmar, DE and Norval W. LeCates Jr. also of Delmar, DE; four granddaughters: Stephanie LeCates of Laurel, DE, Kim Willey of Ocean City, MD, Pamela Moore of Lincoln, DE and Michelle Phillips of Georgetown, DE; a grandson, Jason Nibblett of Delmar, DE; fifteen great grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; four nieces and seven cousins. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at 11:00 AM, at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Hardesty Chapel, 202 Laws Street, Bridgeville, DE 19933, where friends may call one hour prior to services. Burial will follow the Services at Line United Methodist Church Cemetery, 33961 E. Line Road, Delmar, MD. Memorial contributions may be made to Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE to assist in defraying funeral expenses. Please sign Mrs. LeCates' online guestbook located on this site. FLORIST NOTE: PLEASE HAVE ALL FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS DELIVERED BY 3 PM MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2016 TO PARSELL FUNERAL HOMES, BRIDGEVILLE, DE.
Annie "Betty" LeCates, 88, of Delmar, DE, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2016, at Milford Center, surrounded by her granddaughters. She was born in Seaford, DE, on Monday, October 24, 1927, daughter of the late Hildred and Gertrude (Hitchens)... View Obituary & Service Information
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