Earline D Lemon

December 29, 2018

God in His infinite wisdom decided it was time for His Servant Earline Darthel Floyd Lemon to receive her wings on Saturday, December 29, 2018.
     Earline was predeceased by her parents James Cooper and Ella Mae Floyd, her son, John Lemon, Jr. and beloved, husband John Lemon Sr. 
 Earline received her early education in Waycross, GA, graduating high school in 1949. After graduating she choose to start a new life in Wilmington, Delaware.  She experienced her first snow storm and to her amazement was ready to return back to Waycrosss.  Earline met John Lemon which persuaded her to stay in Delaware. They had 65 years of Holy Matrimony and from that union were blessed with six children.
     Earline was employed by Wilmington Hospital and St. Francis Hospital for several years. She decided to stay home with her children and started a nursery in her home. She provided a sense of security for many parents, knowing they were receiving exceptional child care services.
     Sister Earline Lemon became a Christian at the early age of 13. She joined Harrison Memorial Baptist Church in 1960 and was an active member until her health began to fail. She still pushed forward when she could. She was President of the Missionary Auxiliary and Director of the Youth Department for many years.
     Earline leaves to cherish her wonderful memories three daughters: Deborah,  Veronica and Linda; two sons: Kenneth and Carl (Gina) of Releigh, NC; two granddaughters: Atiya and Tamera; four grandsons: Jermaine (Shayne), John III (MiGan), Darius and Ryan; six great grandchildren: Imani, Skylar, Kennedy, Taylor, Scott, and MyAsia; God Daughter: Keisha Donaldson; two devoted friends: Patricia McManus and Frankie Hallman; nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

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