Wava Y. “Yvonne” Harter - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Wava Y. “Yvonne” Harter

June 22, 1941 - July 19, 2022

Wava Y. “Yvonne” Harter, age 81, of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, July 19, 2022.

Born in Boissonevain, VA, on June 22, 1941, she was a daughter of the late Charles “Jake” and Namree (Ellis) Jennings. Yvonne was a graduate of William Penn High School. She was a dedicated employee for 22 years at General Motors and then went on to be a cashier at Delaware Park.

Yvonne enjoyed watching Hallmark movies and playing casino games. She was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who will be remembered for her kindness and love. Her children and grandchildren were her greatest joy in life.

In addition to her parents, Yvonne was preceded in death by her siblings, Garnett Jennings, Patricia Hicks (Frank), Charles “C.D.” Jennings (Judy); and sister-in-law, Wanda Jennings. She is survived by her children, Jay Harter, and Charles Harter (Amy); siblings, Billy Jennings, Ronnie Jennings (Virginia), and Ellen Louth (Chuck); daughter-in-law, Molly Harter; grandchildren, Trevor, Madison, Nicholas, Peyton, and Riley; great-granddaughter, Julia; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service for family and friends will be held at 11 am on Thursday, July 28, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Wava can be made to, Pelotonia, 450 West Broad Street, Columbus, OH, 43215 or by clicking here.


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14 Condolences for Wava Y. “Yvonne” Harter

  • I am so sorry that another of our love ones has gone on the heaven . I’m sorry for those left behind without her , but so happy for her to be in Gods presence . May God grant you all peace 🙏

  • So very sorry for yalls loss. Deepest thoughts, prayers, and condolences. She will be missed by many. Rest peacefully Aunt Yvonne.

  • Molly,
    I’m so sorry for your families loss.
    May your many memories give you all much needed comfort. God bless you. Aunt Nancy

  • So sorry to hear about Yvonne she was a very sweet person and was always nice to me. I know you will miss her very much but she is with her loved ones and in pain no more. My condolences to the whole family you are all in my prayers. May God be with you in this difficult time.

  • To Jay and Family,

    My family’s deepest condolences to your family on the loss of your mother.

  • So sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. My condolences to you and to the whole family. Sending thoughts and prayers. Hugs.

  • Jay, my condolences, I’m so sorry for your loss.

  • Jay and family,
    I am so very sorry for your loss. Your mother sounded like she was a phenomenal woman. May your fond memories remind you of her love and devotion to you and your family. Sending my love and strength, Katie Stackhouse

  • Jay, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Jay, May you and your family get through the difficult time, through prayers and the comfort of family and friends. You are in my prayers.

  • Jay,
    Condolences and prayers to you and your family on the loss of your mother.


  • Our hearts and love go out to all of the family! God speed. ❤️

  • May you have joy and peace
    And Gods love
    I’m sure you will be missed but you will not be forgotten