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Eleanor Elizabeth (Blades) Littleton

July 3, 1934 ~ November 29, 2018 (age 84)

Obituary of Eleanor E. Blades Littleton:


Eleanor E. Blades Littleton, of Laurel, DE passed away on November 29, 2018 at her home.  She was 84 years old.  She was born in East New Market, Maryland on July 3, 1934 to the late Herry Blades and Blanch Hurley Blades Littleton.  She worked at the Stockley Center for years before retiring to raise her family.  She was a hard working woman who loved spending time with her family and friends.  She was married to the late Ernest S. Littleton for 64 years, and together they raised nine children.


She is survived by six children: Ernest Jr. and his wife Barbara Littleton; Bonnie Hughes, and husband George; Arthur Littleton; Evelyn O’neal, and husband DD;  Mary Whaley & her husband Adrian;  Arlie Littleton and his wife Barb; sons-in-law Jesse Burks;  Arnold Huffman; two sisters-in-laws: Alice Littleton and Hilda Robbins. She has 13 grandchildren; 26 great grand-children; and three great, great grand-children.


In addition to her husband, Ernest who preceded her, she was also preceded by three children: Barbara Huffman; Roger Littleton; and Peggy Littleton.  She was also preceded by a daughter-in-law: Lisa Littleton; a great grand-daughter, Raylin Huffman; and a great-grandson: Christopher Bacon.


Services and Interment are private at St. Georges Cemetery, Clarksville, DE.



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