Obituaries

Obituary: Lloyd Lewis, died March 9, 2000

Obituary: Lloyd Lewis, died March 9, 2000

Lloyd Lewis, 71, of Glen Mills, who for 19 years worked to improve the living conditions of senior citizens, died Thursday from pneumonia after treatment for acute leukemia. In 1971, Mr. Lewis began his work with the elderly when he became founding executive director of the Kendal Organization in Kennett Square and established Kendal at Longwood, the first of the […]

Obituary: Elizabeth Sommerville Melvin Patterson

Obituary: Elizabeth Sommerville Melvin Patterson

Elizabeth Sommerville Melvin Patterson, 80, a five-year resident of the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson and a lifelong resident of Annapolis, died July 24 at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital in Virginia. Known as “Libby” and “Nanny,” Mrs. Patterson was born Feb. 10, 1923, in Annapolis, the daughter of the late Judge Ridgely P. and Augusta Burwell Melvin. A homemaker, […]

CLARENCE LEROY “CY” YERKS, 87, beloved husband, father and grandfather, of Silverton, Toms River

CLARENCE LEROY “CY” YERKS, 87, beloved husband, father and grandfather, of Silverton, Toms River

CLARENCE LEROY “CY” YERKS, 87, beloved husband, father and grandfather, of Silverton, TOMS RIVER, died Sunday, May 20, at The Pines at Whiting. Born Nov. 26, 1919, in Silverton, Mr. Yerks was the son of the late William Yerks and Myrtie Gant Yerks. Mr. Yerks, a lifetime resident of Silverton, was a local mechanic and car repair expert for 70 […]