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HAMPSTEAD — Gwen Wynn Conkling, 93, passed away Sunday morning, April 16, 2017, at Davis Health Care Center Wilmington.

She was born in Onslow County Feb. 27, 1924, the daughter of the late, Paul Leslie Wynn and Nell Avery Bender.

A celebration of Mrs. Conkling’s life will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 23, at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 107 Deerfield Drive, Hampstead.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Online condolences may be sent to coblewardsmithfuneral&