Lula Pardee Carrow passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Capital Nursing Rehab, Dover after suffering many years with Alzheimer’s disease. She was 86.
Lula was born in 1926 in Dover, Delaware daughter of the late Edward L. Pardee and Lula Burrows.
She attended Dover High School (graduated 1945) and Wesley College. In 1945 she married Melvin Thiel. They had 5 children together. Lula lived and raised her family in Severn, Md. until 1974. In 1974 she married Gilbert Y. Carrow and moved back to the Dover area.
She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Dover, where she worked as a preschool and kindergarten assistant for St. John’s Lutheran school. She was an active member of the Capital Grange #18 for many years. She was in charge of the junior Grange members for several years.
Preceded in death by her parents, husband Gilbert Y. Carrow and two of her children. Timothy Lee Thiel (son) and Luanne Thiel Wright (daughter).
She is survived by three daughters, Diane Ruth Russell of Baltimore,Md; MaryAnn Almond of Severn, Md; Dorothy Platt and husband Gerald of Dover, 12 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.
Service will be 12 noon Tuesday, March 5 at the Pippin Funeral Home, 119 W. Camden-Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, where visitation will be one hour earlier. Burial will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Smyrna.