DaEttia M. Tracy, 85

AUG. 7, 1926-NOV. 22, 2011

November 26, 2011
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DaEttia May Garvin Tracy, 85, of Deltona, Fla., and wife of the late Roger Eugene Tracy Sr., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital in Manning, S.C.

Born Aug. 7, 1926, in Williamsport, Md., she was the daughter of the late James Paul Garvin and Bernita May Miller Garvin.

She was a homemaker and attended Cornerstone Community Christian Church in Deltona and Emmanuel Baptist Church in Manning.

She is survived by five daughters, Frances May Tracy of Hagerstown, Md., April DaEttia Tracy Butler (Lloyd G.) of Clear Spring, Md., Dawn Tracy Woods (Woody) of Deltona, Judy Shobe Brewer (Ben) of Manning and Cherie Tracy Shotts (Brian) of Carlisle, Pa.; a son, John Layman Tracy of Hagerstown; a sister, Grace E. Bywaters of Hagerstown; 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; 19 stepgreat-grandchildren; three aunts; and multiple nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Lee Kauffman; a son, Roger Eugene Tracy Jr.; a brother, William Garvin; and three grandchildren.

The funeral service will be Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, Hagerstown. The Rev. Dr. Robert Verno will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to a children's charity of one's choice.

Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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