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Duane Barbara Myers

Died: 7/3/2011

Mrs. Duane Barbara Myers, age 74, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2011, at Christiana Hospital.

Known and admired by all for her loving and compassionate nature, Mrs. Myers delighted in taking care of others throughout her life. She greatly enjoyed her work caring for children as a day care teacher at the Asbury United Methodist Church, where she retired after 27 years of service. She relished her role as a wife and mother, as well, devoting her life to her beloved family and caring tenderly for her late husband, Alfred J. Myers, Jr., during his illness. She also loved animals, especially dogs.

In her leisure hours, Mrs. Myers looked forward to shopping trips and long, interesting telephone conversations with family and friends.

Mrs. Myers is survived by her son, Curtis Wade Myers of New Castle; daughter, Candis Lee Cooper of Clayton; and grandchildren, Steven Cooper and Amber Cooper; mother-in-law, Irene Nowland; cousin, Dale Arthur; and many friends. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son-in-law, James J. Cooper; aunt, Ella B. Blaxster; and uncle, Edward Y. Blaxster.

A memorial service will be held at 3 pm on Friday, July 8, 2011 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mrs. Myers may be made to the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, c/o Christiana Care, P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899.

To sign guest book, visit SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213

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