SALISBURY, Md. - Eleanor Cropper, 93 of Salisbury, died Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Lakeside Assisted Living in Salisbury. Born in Atlantic City, NJ on June 4, 1919, she was the daughter of the late William and Margaret Perry. Mrs. Cropper moved to Berlin in 1929 where she graduated from Buckingham High School. In 1939 she married Calvin H. Cropper. In 1941 they moved to Salisbury and together they opened Salisbury Automotive. She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church for 63 years where she was a member of Martha Circle. Her community activities included the Town & Country Garden Club; P.E.O. Sisterhood, and the Rotary Women's Organization, Inner Wheel. In addition, she enjoyed working in her flower garden and creating flower arrangements.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband; a sister, Ethel Perry; son-in-law, Bill Potts and a brother-in-law, Elwood Bunting. She is survived by her daughter, Gail Potts; granddaughter, Karen Potts; son, Bill Cropper and his wife, Shirley; grandson, Dale Cropper and his wife, Amy; great-grandchildren: Sydney, Megan and Nicholas Cropper; sister, Betty Bunting; niece, Beverly Timmons ; nephews: Woody and Douglas Bunting and several great nieces and nephews. She is also survived by a loving caregiver, Lenora Dashiell.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Holloway Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Glenn Catley will officiate. Interment will be in Wicomico Memorial Park in Salisbury. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Asbury United Methodist Church (please reference Children's Music Ministries or Puppets for Christ), 1401 Camden Ave., Salisbury, MD 21801, or Lower Shore Enterprises, 28475 Owens Branch Rd., Salisbury, MD 21801. Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 501 Snow Hill Rd., Salisbury, MD 21804. Please visit Holloway Funeral Home's website to express condolences to the family.