October 12, 1917 – October 31, 2013
Roxie Maxine Sutherland Weitzen, 96, of Seaford, died on October 31, 2013. Roxie was born in Mullins, West Virginia on Oct. 12, 1917, the daughter of the late Richard and Aily Sutherland of Clintwood, VA. Roxie was a retired school teacher and librarian from the Alexandria, VA School District. A graduate of George Mason College in Fairfax, VA, she was a long-time member of the Second Presbyterian Church in Alexandria, VA and the Seaford Presbyterian Church in Seaford, DE. Roxie moved to the Methodist Manor House in Seaford in 1996 with her husband. Roxie was a gentle southern lady of refined and impeccable manners. Her selfless devotion to her family and others and her deep and abiding faith in our Lord deeply affected and inspired all who had the privilege of knowing her. Her husband, Harold C. Weitzen passed away in 1998. She is survived by a daughter Jessica Handy and her husband Allen of Seaford, two grandsons, AJ Handy and his wife Jennifer of Belgrade, Montana and Ryan Handy of Seaford, a great-granddaughter, Penelope Adalee Handy of Belgrade, Montana and two sisters, Betty Mowery of Huntsville, Alabama and Jean Munal of Kingsport, Tennessee. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations may be made to the Benevolence Fund at the Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Rd, Seaford, DE 19973. Inurnment at National Memorial Park, 7482 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA 22042 on Wednesday, 11/20/13 at 11:00 am.