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Lucy Arlene Fox

Obituary for Lucy Arlene Fox

February 26, 1934 - March 10, 2019
Elkton, Maryland | Age 85

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Lucy Arlene Fox, age 85 of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at her home. Born February 26, 1934 in West Jefferson, NC, Arlene was the daughter of the late Grover Cleveland Hoffman, Sr. and the late Clara (Vannoy) Perry.

Arlene was a member of the Rising Sun Church of the Nazarene where she enjoyed the fellowship of her church family. She found great comfort in her faith and liked listening to gospel music. Arlene and her beloved husband Ralph would travel up and down the east coast to listen to their favorite gospel groups perform. She worked as a barmaid for many years, working at the Rising Sun Hotel, American Legion and Delps. Arlene enjoyed spending time outdoors where she and Ralph would often be found in her flower and tomato gardens. She was also fond of collecting teapots and shopping at the local thrift stores. Family was the most important thing in Arlene's life, she cherished every moment with them and relished her time spent with her beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Arlene is survived by her loving husband, Ralph E. Fox; five sons: Jonathan Cresswell and his wife, Kathy, Franklin Brooks and his wife, Beth, Steven Brooks and his wife, Janet, Mark Brooks and his wife, Denise and Brian Brooks; two daughters: Katrina Mackin and her husband, Richard and Melissa Brooks. She is also survived by her seventeen grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and her nieces Sandi Didra and Tara Jones. Including her parents, Arlene was preceded in death by her two daughters, Theresa Brooks and Clarissa Stroupe; two brothers: Jack Hoffman and Grover Hoffman, Jr. and her sister, Delphine Baccus.

Services will be held privately and at the family's conveniences. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to "Amedysis Hospice" and sent in care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., P.O. Box 248, Rising Sun, MD 21911.

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  • In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to "Amedysis Hospice" and sent in care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., P.O. Box 248, Rising Sun, MD 21911.

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111 S. Queen Street
P.O. Box 248
Rising Sun, MD 21911
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