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Achsah D. Brasure

Dec 28, 2017
Achsah D. Brasure

printed 12/29/2017


Achsah D. Brasure, age 83, of Selbyville, died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 at home.

Mrs. Brasure was born in Lewes and was the daughter of the late Ward and Beatrice (Lynch) Collins.

Achsah graduated in 1952 from Selbyville High School and after graduating worked as a secretary for Mann Potato Chips in Selbyville.

She was a poultry grower for over 30 years and retired after 20 years as the prep kitchen manager of the Fenwick Crab House. Mrs. Brasure was a member of Sound United Methodist Church in Williamsville for over 50 years and a member and past president of the United Methodist Women. She enjoyed volunteering at the Good Samaritan Thrift Shop in Selbyville.

She is survived by two sons, David L. Brasure and wife, Peggy, and Darryl W. Brasure and wife, Andrea, all of Selbyville; four sisters, Betty Carey of Berlin, Beatrice Mae Megee of Georgetown, Fay Murray of Berlin and Ada Wightman of Frankford; three brothers, Randolph Collins of Pittsville, William Collins of Bishopville and Lloyd Collins of Dagsboro; four grandchildren, Amber Brasure, Justin Brasure, Lindsey Hickman and Leah Brasure; and two great-grandchildren, Raegan Brasure and Sophie Hickman.

She is also survived by her special dog companion, “Dixie,” who meant everything to her since her husband passed away.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry H. Brasure, in 2010.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to: Sound United Methodist Church, (Roof Fund), C/o David Brasure, 35131 Lighthouse Road, Selbyville, Delaware 19975.

Condolences may be sent by visiting www.bishophastingsfh.com.

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