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NIA Mourns the Loss of Delema B. Harmon - Millsboro, Delaware
Monday, October 29, 2012

The Nanticoke Indian Association, Inc. is saddened to announce the passing of member, Delema B. Harmon and wishes to express their deepest sympathy and well wishes to the family during this difficult time.



(April 8, 1917 - October 29, 2012)


Delema B. Harmon, , passed away in the loving care of her family on Oct. 29, 2012.


Born on April 8, 1917 in Millsboro, she was the daughter of the late William T. and Rosie Morris Miller. She was married to her husband, Mannie O. Harmon, who precedes her, in 1937 in Hollyville. They were married 70 wonderful years. She and her husband farmed together, raising chickens for almost 50 years.


She was a member of the Nanticoke Indian Association, and had attended both Christ Church, and Israel United Methodist Church, in Lewes. She loved to cook and make her specialty dishes: potato salad and cole slaw.


She is survived by a daughter, Marlene Harmon, and her husband Hubert C. "Conrad" Harmon, of Millsboro, and a son-in-law, Clinton E. Harmon. She is also survived by four grandchildren; Brian Harmon and his wife Stephanie, Karen Jackson, and husband Gary, Michelle Hitchens, and husband Donald, and Chad Harmon, and his wife Sherrie; seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents and husband, by two daughters, Margaret, who passed in childhood, and Patricia Harmon, who passed in 2009; her siblings, Walter Wright, Lawrence Wright, Roland Miller, Etta Street, and Elsie Jackson.


A funeral service and remembrance of her life will be held on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at noon at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington Street, Millsboro, where friends may call from 11 a.m. till noon for visitation. Pastor Vincent Dehm, II will officiate, interment follows at Israel UMC Cemetery, Lewes. Delema loved flowers, and floral tributes are welcomed.

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