Barbara Lee Mumford


Georgetown, Del.

Mrs. Barbara Lee Mumford of Georgetown, Del. passed away on Dec. 17, 2014 at the Delaware Hospice Center. She was 69 years old.

Barbara was born on July 4, 1945 in Georgetown to the late Ollie D. and Helen A. McCabe Mitchell.  In addition to her parents, she is also preceded by her feline friend, “Fluffy.”

She worked as a nurse’s aide in home health care. She was an angel and always did for other people. She loved watching the soap operas, scary movies and spending time with her children. She was deeply loved by all of her family and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her husband of 21 years, Faron C. Mumford of Georgetown; three children, Debbie Lynn Elliott of Ocean Pines, Harry Dale Elliott and his wife, Kimberly of Georgetown and Crystal Lynn Elliott of Laurel, Del.; a step-daughter, Jessica Lynn Auger of Berlin; two sisters, Pauline Esham and Doris Calvanessi; six  grandchildren, Brittany Lynn Childress, Logan Richardson, Ryan Neal Benson, Ashlyn Elliott, Brooke Elliott and Gianni Auger as well as one great-grandchild, Jordan Robinson.

A funeral service was held Dec. 22, 2014 at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington Street, Millsboro, Del. 19966. Burial was private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, Del. 19963 of to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK  73123.

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