Jacqueline M. Megginson
July 28, 1937 - April 9, 2018
Jacqueline M. Megginson, age 80, of Millsboro, DE and formerly of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018.
Born in Wilmington on July 28, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Doris (Reynolds) Sayers. Jacqueline owned and operated Tender Loving Kare, where she began providing in-home childcare before moving to a larger facility in Glasgow. After selling the business, she began working at Atlantic Shores Nursing Home. Jacqueline enjoyed decorating her home for every season. A devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, she will be dearly missed by all.
In addition to her parents, Jacqueline was preceded in death by her siblings, Charles Sayers, Joann Potter, Joyce Wertz, and Judy Riley. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, James F. Megginson, Sr.; children, Luann Maney (Joseph) of Chadds Ford, PA and James Megginson, Jr. (Donna) of Townsend; sisters, Jerry Wickisser and Jean Crum; grandchildren, Sean Maney (Sadie), Troy Maney (Brenda), Devon Smith (Shane), and Taylor Megginson (Tanner); great grandson, Flynn Maney; loving dog, Tanner; and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 4 pm until 5 pm on Friday evening, April 13, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a celebration of life will begin at 5 pm. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jacqueline’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.