Mrs. Betty Baker West of Millsboro, DE passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and Coastal Hospice on Friday, February 9, 2018. She was 83 years old.
Mrs. Betty was born in Georgetown, DE to the late Paul and Helen Hickman Elliott. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her first husband Norman E. Baker in 1991 and her second husband Jacob West, a daughter, Norma J. Baker and a sister Martha Collins.
Betty retired from the State of Delaware where she worked as an aide and in housekeeping at the Stockley Center for approximately 20 years. She was a member of Salisbury Baptist Temple. Betty enjoyed cooking, working with flowers in her yard, keeping her home spotless and reading her bible. She was the best mother and grandmother and will be terribly missed.
She is survived by a daughter, Deborah Shockley and her husband Donald of Pittsville, MD; four brothers, Harry Elliott (Carol) of Georgetown, DE; Vernon Elliott (Lois) of Gumboro, DE; James Elliott of Gumboro, DE and Roland Elliott (Bonnie) of Millsboro, DE; five sisters, Pauline Todd of Millsboro, DE; Reba Evans of Gumboro, DE; Shirley Powell (Jimmy) of NC; Lorraine Clark of Gumboro, DE and Judy Wilkerson ( Calvin) of Gumboro, DE. She is also survived by one granddaughter, Dana Sandford (David) of Pittsville, MD as well as two great grandchildren, Kallie Bratten and Cody Bratten and one great great grandchild, McCoy Lekites. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the Bethel Cemetery in Willards, MD.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations in Betty’s memory to Salisbury Baptist Temple, 6413 Hobbs Rd, Salisbury, MD 21804 or Coastal Hospice, PO Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802.
Electronic condolences may made via www.watsonfh.com
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