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Barbara Ann (Shockley) Jackson Booker

October 20, 1934 ~ June 1, 2019 (age 84)
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Obituary of Barbara Ann Jackson Booker:


Barbara Ann Jackson Booker, 84, of Seaford, DE passed away in the care of the Country Rest Home in Greenwood on June 1, 2019.   She was born in Frankford, DE to the late William P. and Emma Pearl Lewes Shockley on October 20, 1934.  In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband Thomas Booker who passed in 2013, her youngest daughter, Cathy Savage and  a  brother Virgil Shockley.


 Barbara was a registered nurse, who worked at Sussex Correctional Institution, Deer’s Head Hospital, and Nanticoke Memorial Hospital before retiring.  She loved plants and working outdoors, and was a passionate animal lover.  She enjoyed fishing and camping.  She was self-reliant, and took care of her own business.  She adored her grandchildren.


Barbara is survived by her daughter: Brenda Baker (Victor) of Gumboro, DE and son: Robert Wilkins (Terry) of Seaford, DE.  Also surviving are her sister: Elizabeth Chandler, of Dagsboro, DE and five grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren, along with her beloved cat, “Milo.” 


A viewing and visitation will be held from 12:00 Noon till 1:00 PM, with a funeral service following at 1:00 PM at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, DE on Thursday, June 6, 2019.  Pastor Sally Stewart will officiate.  Interment follows at Prince George’s Chapel Cemetery, Dagsboro, DE.


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