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Carolyn Williams McCoy
Carolyn Williams McCoy

HAMPSTEAD — Carolyn Williams McCoy, 78, formerly of Watkinsville, Ga., passed away Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center, Wilmington, N.C.

She was born in Knoxville, Tenn., on Nov. 4, 1938, daughter of the late Ezekiel Harrison Williams Sr. and Carrie Margaret Robbins Williams.

Her husband, John William McCoy, preceded her in death in 2008.

Surviving are her sons, John Timothy McCoy, and his wife, Tamara, of Suwanee, Ga., and Matthew William McCoy, and his wife, Lynn, of Hampstead, N.C.; grandchildren, Jason Andrew McCoy, Jennifer Abby McCoy, Jonathan Aaron McCoy, Megan Elizabeth McCoy, Taylor Elizabeth McCoy and Joshua William McCoy; and brother, Ezekiel “H.” Williams, and his wife, Joanne.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at Sea Lawn Memorial Park, 17750 Highway 17 North, Hampstead, (910-270-4602), with Pastor Bobby Owings officiating.

Memorial gifts, in lieu of flowers, may be made to Ovarian Cancer Research at Zimmer Cancer Center, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, N.C.