Elsie Marie Hudson Lathbury Jerman

May 6, 1929 ~ December 15, 2020 (age 91)

Obituary Image


Obituary of Mrs. Elsie Marie Hudson Lathbury Jerman


Mrs. Elsie Marie Hudson Lathbury Jerman of Dagsboro, DE, passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 while in the care of her family and Millenium Hospice.  She was 91 years old. 

She was born in Roxana, DE on May 6, 1929 to the late Thomas and Leona Powell Hudson.  In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husbands Walter Lathbury in 1987 and Thomas Jerman in February of 2020,  a daughter Brenda and her husband Jacob and one grandson Gregory Morris.   

Elsie was a seamstress and worked at Kim’s Manufacturing and also worked for the Indian River School District  as a cafeteria worker at Millsboro Middle School.  She attended Blackwater Fellowship Church in Frankford, DE.  Elsie enjoyed singing in church, reading her bible, crocheting, camping and spending time with her family.   

She is survived by three children, Peggy Morris (Wayne) of Millsboro, DE; Jerry Lathbury (Pat) of Frankford, DE, and David Lathbury (Donna) of Dagsboro, DE.  She also has two stepchildren Thomas Jerman, III (Maria) of Seaford, DE and Geraldine Jerman of West Virginia.

Elsie also leaves behind one grandson, three granddaughters, two step granddaughters, four great granddaughters, two step great grandsons and three great great grandsons.    

Due to the Covid 19 Pandemic services will be private.   

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Millenium Hospice, 1017 Mattlind Way, Milford, DE  19963.   

Letters of condolence may be emailed via





To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Elsie Marie Hudson Lathbury Jerman, please visit our floral store.


Private Service



© 2021 Watson Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy