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Obituary for Darlene May Coddington

Darlene May Coddington, 81, of Friendsville, MD, died Tuesday, January 16, 2024, at Peace Healthcare at Dennett Road Manor, Oakland, MD.

Born February 20, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Lucille Friend. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Ray Coddington.

Mrs. Coddington was a housekeeper. She was a 30+ year member of The Anchor Church, where she was also a soloist and sang for many funerals.

She is survived by two daughters, Crystal (Jeff) Williams and Debra (Gary W.) Bittinger, all of Friendsville; three grandchildren, Darla (James) Cherry, Mary (Andrew) Holman and Gary A. (Donna) Bittinger; 10 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.

At her request she will be cremated, and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 943 Second Ave., Friendsville, is assisting the family with cremation arrangements.

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