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Donna L. Webb, loved writing

Mar 09, 2014

Donna L. Webb of Milford passed away at home surrounded by her family Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Donna was born in Milford Nov. 1, 1948, the daughter of Carrie (Burns) Messick and the late Leon F. Messick.

Before becoming a full-time homemaker, Donna was employed as part of the clerical staff in the office of the Delaware State Police Headquarters in Dover.

Donna had a passion for writing and illustrating; one of her earliest accomplishments was a children's book. Although she never published any of her work, her literary compositions will always be a source of pride to her family. She also loved flowers.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Carter.

She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Richard C. Webb; her mother, Carrie M. Messick of Milford; a sister, Kay Vansant of Harrington; three stepsons, Jamie Webb and Jodie Webb, both of Milton, and Jeff Webb of Milford; a stepdaughter, Michele Webb of Milton; four step-grandchildren, and one step- great-grandchild.

Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, March 10, at Rogers Funeral Home, 301 Lakeview Ave., Milford. Burial will follow the service at the Milford Community Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society , 92 Read's Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720.

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