Es­ther DeVore

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SUDLERSVILLE — Es­ther V. DeVore of Sudlersville died Wed­nes­day, Dec. 7, 2016, at Whis­per­ing Pines in Rock Hall. She was 89.

Es­ther V. DeVore was born on Oct. 13, 1927, in Ch­ester, Pa., to the late Arncey Wooten and El­iz­a­beth Keyser Wooten. She at­tended Ch­ester High School; grad­u­at­ing Class of 1945. On Feb. 7, 1948, she mar­ried Frank Ed­ward “Ed” DeVore and resided in Trainer, Pa. They moved to Booth­win, Pa., and later to Mid­dle­town, Del. In 1970, she and her hus­band made their home in Sudlersville. In 1988, her hus­band of 40 years pre­de­ceased her.

Mrs. DeVore was a vol­un­teer for over 16 years at the Kent & Queen Anne’s Hos­pi­tal, stop­ping in 2005. She had a pas­sion for all her pets and en­joyed work­ing out­side and spend­ing time in her flower gar­den and feed­ing her tur­tles.

Mrs. DeVore and her late hus­band, Ed, have four chil­dren, Dona Austin (Eu­gene); Ed­ward DeVore (Joanne), Gary DeVore; and De­bra Townsend (Greg); five grand­chil­dren, Cindy Claw­son (Kenny), Kerry Bit­tner (Todd), James DeVore, Jeanie DeVore and An­thony DeVore; and five great-grand­chil­dren, Marissa Bit­tner, Alexan­der Claw­son, Zachary Bit­tner, Avery Claw­son and Ian DeVore. She has one brother, Frank Wooten. In ad­di­tion to her hus­band, one brother, Ed­ward Wooten, pre­de­ceased her.

Ser­vices were Satur­day, Dec. 10, at Fel­lows Fam­ily Fu­neral Home, Milling­ton. In­ter­ment fol­lowed in Sudlersville Ceme­tery in Sudlersville.

On­line con­do­lences can be sent to the fam­ily at www.fh­n­fu­ner­al­home.com.

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