Marion A. Pepper, former HOB principal

May 10, 2014

Marion A. Pepper, 90, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, after a long illness. She was a long-time resident of Milton.

She was a graduate of Salisbury State Teachers College and received her master's degree from Columbia University. She had a long career teaching, starting in Anne Arundel County in Maryland. She taught fifth grade in Seaford, then became principal at H.O. Brittingham Elementary in Milton for many years, and then moved on to the Cape District Office. After retiring she was active in many community events.

She enjoyed square dancing, her many friendships in life, her travels to China, Japan and other places and continuing her education.

She was pre-deceased by her stepson, Donald Pepper.

She leaves her husband of 59 years, William D. Pepper; and two sisters, Florence Wooten of Salisbury, Md.,Kay Miller of California; cousin, Peter Pranis of Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 13, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Short Funeral Services, 416 Federal St., Milton, where friends may call after 1 p.m. Shannan Wilcutts, Marion’s great-niece, will be officiating. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Milton.