Wilma Newell, 79

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Wilma Newell
Wilma Newell

Wilma Newell, of Wilmington, died Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice. She was 79.

Wilma was born in Selma, the daughter of the late John Redden and Mattie Alice Munpford Coley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Budd Newell; daughter, Lisa Cleaveland; sister, Esther Hinnant; and grandchildren, Tina Todd, Christopher Pridgen and Jason Perry.

Surviving are daughters, Sherry Quinn, Weena Newell, Tracy Perry and Angela Copeland; son, Randy Cook; sisters, Joyce Williams and Vicki Heath; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was loved by all that knew her.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at Oleander Memorial Gardens.

A special thank-you to Mrs. Betsy, Pete Coley and the nurses and staff at the hospice care center for all the love and care that was given.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation.

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