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Barbara Hines Benson, 86, mortgage officer at NCNB for 25 years

Barbara Hines Benson

WILMINGTON — Barbara Hines Benson, 86, went to be with the Lord Monday, Jan. 6, 2020.

Barbara was born Feb. 2, 1933, in Wilmington, daughter to the late John R. Hines and Texie W. Hines. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Archie Lee “Hunker” Benson; sister, Joan H. Devoley; and son, James T. Crawford Jr.

Loved by many, she was known in the community for her 25 years working as a mortgage officer at NCNB, now Bank of America. She was also very active in her church and was a charter member at Oleander United Methodist Church.

Barbara is survived by her niece, Dede Devoley Orr, and her spouse, Terrell D. Orr; great-nephew, Johnathon T. Orr; and many beloved cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 14, at Oleander United Methodist Church, 5810 Oleander Drive, Wilmington. The family will receive guests one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in Oleander Memorial Gardens, 306 Bradley Drive, Wilmington.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Eastern North Carolina Chapter, 5171 Glenwood Ave., Suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27612.

Share online condolences with the family at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral & Cremation Service.

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