Obituary Notices and Memorials


HAILSTONE Darlene Marie Curry
HAILSTONE, Darlene Marie (Curry) July 2, 1936 - May 30, 2016 Born in Butterfield, Minn., where she grew up the middle child of 11. At 18, living with her oldest sister, Dee, on an air force base in Texas, she met and married the love of her life, Barclay F. Hailstone. They had 3 children, bruce, Dean and Terri and traveled the world with the USAF, living in Okinawa, Hawaii, and many mainland assignments. Upon retiring from the military, Darlene and Barclay relocated to southern Italy to work with Bendix. Due to health issues, they returned to Md. , where they spent 28+ years. During that time, Darlene mothered another 2 generations of grand and great-grandchildren, Jay & Darlene, Andrew & Michael. Darlene created incredible porcelain dolls and loved sharing her love for Jesus with all who would listen. Three years ago, after relocating to Spring Hill, Fla, she lost the love of her life, Barclay and looked forward to re-joining him. After Barclays passing, her eldest daughter, Terri became her best friend. This year, Darlene experienced a series of health issues which culminated in the early hours of Memorial Day when she took her last breath. Memorial services will be held for all interested on Sat., June 18, 2016 at Spring Hill Bible Church, 15449 Spring Hill Drive, Brooksville, Fla., 34604 at 3 pm with a Tea Party following the services celebrating just the way Darlene would have wanted. Her ashes will reside at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, beside her beloved Barclay, where even after death their ashes shall rest forever.

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