Jean Holcomb Leftwich, 71, of Magnolia, died Monday, Nov. 29, 2010.


Jean Holcomb Leftwich, 71, of Magnolia, died Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at home with her husband by her side.

Mrs. Leftwich was born March 16, 1939, in Philadelphia.

She was a proud Army wife and homemaker, and enjoyed quilting, needlepoint, flower arranging, cooking, oil painting, and taking walks on the beach at Rehoboth and Bethany beaches. She also was a member of the Dover Century Club and Delmarvelous Quilters.

Mrs. Leftwich is survived by her husband of 53 years, Arnold F. Leftwich of Magnolia; two cousins, Steve Marshall and his wife Kristy of Fairfax, Va., and David Marshall and his wife Karen of Apex, N.C.; and numerous friends in the Blue Hen Power Squadron and The Milford Community Band.
Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to Delaware Hospice, 911 S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901; or the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Church Street Station, P.O. Box 780c, New York, NY 10008-0780.

Letters of condolence may be sent and guestbook signed via www.torbertfuneral.com.