She had a direct line with Heaven and could change the weather with her prayers.If you couldn’t conceive a baby, she had an anointing to pray and people would conceive.
When you left her presence, you always felt extremely loved, accepted and filled with the hope that you would have a good purpose and a great future ahead.She is survived by her loving husband, Samuel Lockner Paynter Sr.; her children, Catherine “Cami” Dukes and her husband Pastor Barry Dukes, Samuel Paynter Jr., and Jacqueline “Jackie” Engle and her husband Mark Engle; sisters, Elizabeth Lawton Baker (Mickey) and Catherine Lawton Travis (Jackie); grandchildren, Barry “Bo” Dukes II and wife Katie, Heather Holloway and husband Pastor Kyle Holloway, Samuel Cole Paynter, Samantha Heath and husband Derek, Trevor Mc Munn and wife Carly, Kelsey Mc Munn, Mark Engle II and wife Haley, Jessie Engle, Mike Wilkerson and wife Amy, and Chase Sams; great-grandchildren, Layni Dukes, Rowan Dukes, Reid Dukes, Rory Dukes, Caleb Holloway, Addison Holloway, Jake Holloway, Erin Kuster, Skip Kuster, Brelle Wilkerson, Brook Wilkerson, and two babies on the way, one in February and one in May. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Collins, 75, of Seaford, passed away on Friday, Nov. Herbert was a certified public accountant with PKS Accounting in Salisbury, Md., before retirement. Allen “Skip” Jones Jr.; her sister-in-law, Carol Custer Jones; her nephew, Ross Allen Jones; and her niece, Meghan Marie Fishman. In his early years, he worked at Bunting Auto Supply and the Diamond Theater, both in Selbyville.Arrangements are in the care of Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home, Laurel. A graduate of Laurel High School, he was a veteran of the U. Air Force and a member of the Seaford Kiwanis Club where he served as treasurer for many years. Shipley St., Seaford, where friends may call from 1 to 2. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to USO Delaware, 500 Purple Heart Way, Dover AFB, DE 19902. Ruth Ann Layfield Hoover -- Ruth Ann Layfield Hoover, 80, of Laurel, died on Friday, Nov. Becky was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Allen Schellenger in 2003 and her mother, Ann Walker Jones in 2016. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a bachelor’s degree in finance in 1972.He was also an active member of the Laurel Alumni Association for many years and served as president from 2008 to 2009. 3, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Ruth Ann to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963, or Faith Baptist Church, 1207 E. Rebecca ‘Becky’ Catesby Schellenger -- Rebecca “Becky” Catesby Schellenger, 59, of Georgetown, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. Becky was born in Bridgeville and grew up at 113 Delaware Ave., just down the street from her grandparents, Bill and Rebecca Ferguson. Jim spent the majority of his career working for GMAC in Maryland, Florida, Colorado and Tennessee.He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Faye Moore Collins; a daughter, Susan Collins; a son, Keith Collins; a granddaughter, Addison Collins; and a brother, George Collins. She was born and raised in Delmar, a daughter of the late William R. Ruth Ann graduated from Delmar High School with the class of 1955. She graduated from Woodbridge High School in 1975 and attended Wesley College in Dover. Over the years Becky worked in the restaurant industry; as a florist; in insurance sales; and eventually found her calling caring for dogs. He later worked at First American Bank in Tennessee. In his early years, he worked at Bunting Auto Supply and the Diamond Theater, both in Selbyville.
Her giving heart would prompt her to clean out her refrigerator and freezer at least once a month to help someone in need.