Edith “Shell” W. Lambert, of Wilmington, died peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015, at the age of 80.
She was born in Raleigh on Jan. 14, 1934, the daughter of the late Herbert and Betsy Whitley.
Edith was a loving mother to her three sons, Ellis Cokes, Barry Cokes and wife Gail and Ronnie Lambert. She is survived by eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Mother had a kind and compassionate heart and although she had limited resources, she shared all that she had with others.
A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, at Temple Baptist Church, 1801 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28403. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her memory to The Miracle League, 341 S. College Road, Suite 11 PMB 2019, Wilmington, NC 28403 or HUGG Group, 1801 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28401.
Please leave online condolences for the family at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation.
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