Barbara Mae Coulbourne, 73, of Laurel, DE and formerly of Chincoteague, VA passed away peacefully at home on Monday, April 28, 2014.
Born on July 22, 1940 in Pedricktown, NJ, she was born to the late Paul Estes Sr. and Dorothy Estes.
She worked for many years in housekeeping at the Mariner Motel in Chincoteague, VA. She loved doing her word search books, shopping and spending time with family and friends. In June, 2000, one of her dreams came true when at age 59 she received her GED.
She was predeceased by her husband of 53 years, John Harvey “Jack” Coulbourne, Sr.
She is survived by four children, John Coulbourne, Jr. and his wife Nancy of Middletown, DE, Dorothy Coulbourne of Laurel, DE, Debbie Carey and her husband John of Galena, MD, and Paul Coulbourne of New Castle, DE; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother Paul Estes Jr. and his wife Nancy of FL.
Committal services will be held on May 6, 2014 at 11:00AM at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Rd, Bear, DE.
Memorial contributions in memory of Barbara can be made to the Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.