William James Hitch
Cornelia Dora (Kernie) Henry
Charles Knowles Henry
Julia Ann Hitch
Nellie Ann Henry


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Nellie Ann Henry

  • Born: 13 Aug 1932, Laurel, Sussex Co., DE 1
  • Marriage (1): Hoyt A. Justice
  • Died: 18 Jun 2013, Laurel, Sussex Co., DE
  • Buried: 22 Jun 2013, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Laurel, Sussex Co., DE


Nellie A. Justice -- Nellie A. Justice, 80, of Laurel, died on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at her home in Laurel, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Aug. 13, 1932 in Laurel, a daughter of the late Charles CK Henry and Julia Hitch Henry. She was a member of Bayview Baptist Church in Laurel and formerly taught youth Sunday school classes at Centenary United Methodist Church. She worked for many years as a clerk and a cook at various places such as Uncle Willies and Britts Market. She was an excellent cook who enjoyed cooking for family and friends who loved her chicken and dumplings and homemade biscuits. Nellie was a true animal lover and will be missed by her beloved cat, Goldie. Her family was her pride and joy and she loved going to Little League games to watch her sons and grandson play. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Hoyet A. Justice; two sons, Tim Justice and his wife Billie Jo of Delmar and John Justice and his wife Jennifer of Laurel; 4 grandchildren, Kelsie Justice, Raelyn Huffman, Rachel Justice and Andrew Justice; and a sister, Jean Henry Holston and her husband Jerry of Laurel. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, James Henry and Pete Henry. The family would like express their sincere thanks to the special caregivers who took such good care of Nellie. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, at Bayview Baptist Church in Laurel, where family and friends may call from 10 to 11. Pastors C.K. White and Ray Justice will officiate. Interment will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Laurel. Contributions may be made in her memory to Bayview Baptist Church, 534 E. 4th St., Laurel, DE 19956 or Delaware SPCA, 22918 Dupont Blvd., Georgetown, DE 19947. Arrangements are in the care of Short Funeral Home of Delmar.

Nellie married Hoyt A. Justice.


1 Helen (Thorne) Hitch correspondence of December 28, 1994. She is wife of Earl Raymond Hitch (4/12/1909-4/8/1977).

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