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Doretha “Dee” Ann Noonchester Wood, 75, of Carolina Beach, died Tuesday, February 9, 2016.

Dee is survived by her devoted husband of 58 years, Thomas Wood. Dee is lovingly remembered by her children, Karoline Duggan and Thomas Wood; her grandchildren, Victoria Duggan, Caitlin Duggan, David Carriker, Erin Burnsed, Abigail Wood and Dale Wood; and her great-grandchildren, Kloie Duggan and Elizabeth Hinkley. She also leaves her three brothers and sister.

Throughout her life, Dee enjoyed reading, gardening, dancing, making delicious meals for her family and extended family, and spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren and friends. She loved to entertain and her home was a sanctuary for all who knew her. Dee will be remembered for her kindness and gentle love for her husband, children, grandchildren and friends.

The family will hold a viewing  at 6 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2016, at Andrews Mortuary & Crematory, 4108 S. College Road. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at the same location. Memorial flowers may be sent to Andrews Mortuary.