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.