OBITUARY

Julia E. Birch

February 26, 1940February 27, 2018
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Julia E Birch, 78, of Pittsville passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at Atlantic General Hospital. Born in Parsonsburg she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Ruth Morris. Julia worked at Gant Shirt Factory, on a poultry farm for many years, and then for the Wicomico County Landfill. She enjoyed sewing, fishing, camping, and spending time with her family. She is survived by her sons, Robert Birch and his wife Felicia of Berlin, Ronald Birch and his wife Debbie of Willards, Wayne Birch and his significant other Lauren of Powellville, and Keith Birch and his wife Kelly of Salisbury; eleven grandchildren, Jennifer Turner and her husband Mike, Daniel Birch, Marie Birch, Joshua Birch, Kerstine Birch, Chas Senft and his wife Megan, Matt Senft and his wife Kelli, Jamee Boswell and her husband Mike, Hope Walker, Alan Causey, Cookie Causey; eighteen great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Tommy Morris and his wife Mary; three sisters, Joyce Vance and her husband Roy, Frances Gross and her husband Roger, and Ruthie Morris; sister-in-law Rosemarie Barwick; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Robert L. Birch; and an infant son. A funeral service will be held Friday at 11am at Bounds Funeral Home on East Main Street in Salisbury. Trent Molnar will officiate. Interment will follow in Springhill Memory Gardens. Friends may call Thursday evening from 6pm-8pm and Friday one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Julia to Powellville Volunteer Fire Department, 5085 Powellville Road, Pittsville, MD 21850.

  • FAMILY

  • Ruth Parker Morris, Mother
  • Benjamin Jason Morris, Father
  • Robert L. Birch, Husband
  • Robert Birch & Felicia, Son
  • Ronald Birch & Debbie, Son
  • Wayne Birch & Lauren, Son
  • Keith Birch & Kelly, Son
  • PALLBEARERS

  • John Walston
  • David Rayne
  • Josh Birch
  • Daniel Birch
  • Alan Vance
  • Bruce Palmer
  • DONATIONS

  • Powellville Volunteer Fire Department

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Visitation Friday, March 2, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 2, 2018
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Karen Davis

February 28, 2018

Judy and Bobby babysat us when we were little living in what’s Joan’s house now. I remember they were very sweet and happy! It was nice! We also spent a lot of good times on the boats with them. Judy, you will be missed and I hope you’re very happy together with Bobby now!

Benjamin Lewis

February 28, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with all family members during this most difficult time.
Ben & Diane Lewis
Cloverdale, VA.

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Biography

Born in Parsonsburg she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Ruth Morris.
Julia worked at Gant Shirt Factory, on a poultry farm for many years, and then for the Wicomico County Landfill. She enjoyed sewing, fishing, camping, and spending time with her family.