Jennifer Rae “Jen” Baull Nabokin, 34, of Frankford, Del., passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Wilmington, Del. She was born in Lewes, Del. on Oct. 21, 1984, to Nancy Baull and Lockie Ray Richardson.
She was a graduate of Indian River High School, in the Class of 2002. She had worked in the restaurant business in a variety of capacities, from dishwasher to waitress to prep cook. She loved going to the beach, listening to music and focusing on her sobriety. She was deeply devoted to her 7-year-old son, Jaxtin Baull.
Nabokin was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Janet Baull Dettbarn of Frankford and Jack Baull Sr. of Roxana, Del.; her paternal grandparents, Dottie Mae Lawrence of North Carolina and Ivory Richardson Sr., both of North Carolina; an uncle, Jack Baull Jr.; and two aunts, Anita Lawrence and Tina Lawrence.
She is survived by her son, Jaxtin Baull; her mother, Nancy (Baull) Smith of Frankford; her father, Lockie Ray Richardson of Clarksville, Del.; a sister, Ashley Smith and her fiancé, Scott Mitchell of Frankford; her stepfather, Kenneth Smith; an aunt, Linda Thomas of Frankford; five uncles, Ivory Richardson of Clarksville, Roudy Richardson of Pocomoke, Md., Mark Baull and his wife, Lynda, of Frankford, Steven Baull and his wife, Shari, of Frankford, and Brian Baull and his wife, Amy, of Dagsboro, Del.; two nieces, Skyler Hall and Brystol Mitchell, both of Frankford; Jaxtin’s father, Zachary Hammond, and Hammond’s mother, JoNell Hammond, both of Frankford; and a host of cousins.
A celebration of Nabokin’s life will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church, 81 Central Avenue, Ocean View, Del. Interment will be held privately at the Mariner’s cemetery, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial donations to Jaxtin Baull’s account, c/o PNC Bank. Condolences may be sent online at www.melsonfuneralservices.com