Tull, Elizabeth J. "Betty"

Elizabeth J. Tull (Betty) born May 22, 1933, passed this life on November 1, 2022. She lived in Marshallton in the same residence for most of her life, where there have been five generations of family in their Marshallton home. Betty attended Marshallton School and graduated in 1948 with multiple honors.

She was a basketball player, May Queen, Year Book Editor and Vice President of her graduation class and received the American Legion Award for outstanding Student. She also received the highest score on the Delaware State Achievement Test. Betty played Softball for Marshallton Team, Marshallton School and Conrad High School where she graduated in 1951 as an honor student, among the top five graduates. She attended multiple college programs while employed for Havek, Hercules and Ametek for 47 years.

During her employment, Betty’s off campus courses led to the equivalent of an Associate degree in Business Management. She took retirement and worked for Guardian Construction Company for another six years, as Human Resources Manager. Betty Joined the Ladies Auxiliary of the Mill Creek Fire Company in 1951 and was active at the time of her passing. During her service she held many offices such as President, Vice President, Financial Secretary, Chaplain and Chairman of the Board of Directors, where she received the President’s Award in 2002. She held the offices of 2nd Vice President, 1st Vice President and Secretary of the New Castle County Ladies Auxiliary. She was inducted to the Ladies Auxiliary Hall of Recognition for the Ladies Auxiliary of the Delaware Volunteer Firefighters Association in 2002.

She was very active in her community. She was the President of the Marshallton Civic Association for many years. She was also very active in the Marshallton United Methodist Church were she held many offices. She was President of the Trustees and Lay Leader.

She is survived by her brother Lee Tull (Jane), great nephew David Wolf Hudson (Jessica), great great nephew Elliott and her care takers Anne Parke and Karen James and many nieces and nephews.

A viewing will be held on Monday November 14, from 9:30-11am where a service will follow at 11am at McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, 19808. Burial will follow in Silverbrook Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mill Creek Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, P.O. Box 5074 Wilmington, DE 19808.

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