Elsie Silcox, who was 100 and had lived in the Chestertown area for about 75 years, died Sunday at a retirement community in Dover, Del., after an illness of several months.
Services for Mrs. Silcox, who was born in Petersburg, Del., were held Thursday at the Williams Funeral Home in Chestertown.
The former Elsie Green moved to the Chestertown area in 1912. Her husband, J. Horton Silcox, died in 1947.
Mrs. Silcox had lived in Dover for about three years.
She is survived by two daughters, Frances S. Clendaniel of Chestertown and Jean S. Baldwin of Gastonia, N.C.; two sons, J. Horton Silcox Jr. of Kennedyville and Charles H. Silcox of Clearwater, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.