Katie Hilda Wisman, of Wilmington, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice. She was 85.
She was born July 5, 1930, in Lumberton, the daughter of the late Jetter Branch and Orrie Jones Branch. The youngest of 12 children, she was preceded in death by her 11 siblings and her husband, Noland C. Wisman.
Hilda was a longtime member of Long Leaf Baptist Church, active with the AREME Chapter 372 and the Ladies of the Arab Shrine Club. Later in life, she worked at the local Walmart in Monkey Junction.
Surviving are her sons, Eugene Collins Jr. and wife, Bonnie and Julius Collins and wife, Paulette, both of Wilmington and T.K. O’Connor and wife, Yolanda, of Monroe; daughter, Bea Eubanks and husband, Jimmy, of Wilmington; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at Long Leaf Baptist Church, 317 Shipyard Blvd., Wilmington, NC 28412. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401 or Long Leaf Baptist Church.
Please leave online condolences for the family at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation.
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