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Mayme “Mame” Wingate

July 11, 1922 - November 9, 2019

Mayme “Mame” Wingate, age 97, of Milford, DE passed away on Saturday, November 9, 2019.

Born in Independence, VA on July 11, 1922 she was a daughter of the late Lennie and Nancy (Cox) Moxley. Mayme dedicated her life to her family as a talented homemaker. She enjoyed entertaining for family and friends and could always be found in the kitchen cooking a delicious meal. Mayme loved living at the beach, her Senior Center and friends. Above all, she treasured time spent with her family.

In addition to her parents, Mayme was preceded in death by her husband, James C. Wingate; 5 brothers; 3 sisters; and grandson, Todd Farrington. She is survived by her children, Nancy Farrington of Milton and Ann Marie West of Wilmington; sister, Phyllis Riter (Bill) of Newark; grandchildren, Tami Abbott and Carli Brumfield (Tyson); great grandchildren, Taylor Farrington, Todd Farrington II (Emmy), Logan Abbott, Corbin Brumfield, Avery Brumfield; and great great grandchild, Braydon Farrington.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at Gracelawn Memorial Park Chapel, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mayme’s name to Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.

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  • My deepest heart felt love for my Aunt Mayme. I have so many memories of you growing up and my Uncle James. You both are now reunited. My love and condolences to my cousins and there family’s.

  • My prayers are with you. Sad to lose another family member.