Mary Edith Chadwick Latta, 71

WILMINGTON — Mary Edith Chadwick Latta, age 71, passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. She was born October 22, 1949, in Wilmington, NC, to Joshua Columbus Chadwick, Jr and Edith C Sellers. She was preceded in death by her husband Willie Lee Latta, Jr.

She is survived by two brothers, Joshua Columbus Chadwick, III, ( Linda), and Thomas Earl Chadwick (Deborah), of Leland, NC, daughter, Carrie Morton Combs (Stephen) of Fredericksburg, Virginia, son, Steven Craig Morton (Patricia), of Wilmington, NC, Willie Lee Latta, III, (Melinda), of Wilmington, NC, and Joseph Paul Latta (Denise), of Riegelwood, NC, Seven Grandchildren, S. Michael Combs, Zachery Maynard, Jessika Latta, Thomas W. Morton, Rebecca L. Morton, Nicholas H. Latta and Julia C. Combs; and many nephews and nieces, all of whom, she loved and touched deeply over the years.

A woman of Christian faith, she attended and held membership at Elah Baptist Church, Leland, NC, Wrightsboro Baptist Church, Wilmington, NC, and Spotswood Baptist Church, Fredericksburg, VA.

A graduate of Jacksonville Senior High School in Jacksonville NC, and a Retired paraeducator at Lincoln Primary School Leland, NC, she loved all children and took great joy in helping them develop and grow.

Member of UDC #163 Fredericksburg, Virginia, Chapter, Washington-Lewis Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, James Monroe Chapter, US Daughters of 1812, and Bizzy Bee Chapter Red Hat Ladies Society Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Family Visitation: Friday, September 10th, 2021 1:00pm, Andrews Mortuary, 1617 Market Street, Wilmington, NC

Funeral: Friday, September 10th, 2021 2:00pm, Andrews Mortuary, 1617 Market Street, Wilmington, NC

Interment will take place at King Memorial Gardens, Bluff Road, Brunswick County, NC.

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