Flossie Marie Conway
HURLOCK — Flossie Marie Conway, “Mother”, of Hurlock, MD passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was 85.
She was born on Sept. 8, 1930 in Williamsburg, the daughter of the late Samuel and Newcomb. She was married to the late Franklin C. “June Bug” Conway, who preceded her in death on Jan. 15, 1983.
Flossie attended public schools in Dorchester County. She was employed for a number of years as a liner worker for the HarperBateman Pickle Company in Hurlock.
She enjoyed gardening, cooking, and singing. Her favorite foods were winter cress, chitterlings, potato salad, sweet potato biscuits, rice pudding, and the best yeast rolls. She was also a member of The National Church of God in Hurlock, where she served as Sunday School Teacher, Usher, Treasurer and choir member. She loved to sing. Her favorite song was One Day at a Time.
She is survived by five sons, Thomas Newcomb (Elizabeth) of Seaford, DE, Franklin Conway of Hurlock, Carroll Conway of Hurlock, Reginald Conway (Brenda) of Laurel, DE and Ronald Conway (Loraine) of South Toms River, NJ; four daughters, Margarett Newcomb, Debbie Dobson, Alyce Berdaux, all of Hurlock, and Cherlyon Conway of Cambridge; two sisters, Victoria Jones of Williamsburg and Amanda Conway of Hurlock; a brother, Joseph Newcomb of Williamsburg; a sister in law, Dorothy Palmer of Hurlock; a brother in law, Henry Thomas of Hurlock; a very special friend, Dorothy Autrey of Hurlock; Caregiver Mary Lawrence; 34 grandchildren, 50 great grandchildren, and 3 greatgreat grandchildren; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and special friends.
Besides her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by four sons, Leroy Newcomb, Keith Conway, Vaughn Conway and Kendall Conway; one daughter, Cynthia Conway; a great great grandson, Aaron Theophilus; two sisters, Josphine Aldridge and Elsie Meekins; and two brothers, Oliver Tinley and Oscar Newcomb.
Funeral Services were held on Wednesday, June 1, at the Hurlock United Methodist Church in Hurlock with Minister Jermaine Newcomb officiating. Interment followed at the Eastern Veterans Cemetery in Hurlock.
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FLOSSIE MARIE CONWAY