Carolyn Deloris Bowen

July 15, 1940 - October 17, 2013
Carolyn Deloris Bowen

Carolyn Deloris Bowen, age 73, of Wilmington, left our worldy arms and went to be with the Lord Jesus on Thursday, October 17, 2013.
She was born on July 15, 1940 in Wilmington to the late Eugene and Ruby Bowen.

She retired from DuPont, after 30 years of service in the DMT lab.
Carolyn volunteered for Meals on Wheels for the Senior Center and she always participated in charitable contributions or many organizations.

In addition to her parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by a brother, JL Bowen.

Surviving are her daughters, Natalie “Joy” Hopper and husband Gary “Hoppie”, Deloris “Jay” Stanley, Joanna Evans and husband Terry, and Trina Sammons; a brother, Gaither Deitz and wife Sheila; sisters, Joyce Collins, Jean Whitman and husband Howard, and Senie Blume and husband Carl; nine grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins, whom she loved dearly.

A friends and family Celebration of Life gathering will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, October 21, 2013 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

The family of Carolyn Bowen would like to send appreciation to the folks at hospice ie; Dr. Winneberger, the nurses and nurse’s assistants for their dedication and kindness for the duration of her stay at hospice.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • October 20, 2013
    Kimberly Lea says:
    So sorry for your loss for your families loss. Losing a loved one is so hard. I pray you will look to the LORD for the peace you need. God Bless you and your family in your time of need.

  • October 21, 2013
    Sondra Collins says:
    My beautiful Aunt Carolyn,she gave love to all, she received love fom all.One of the kindest people I know. My heart is broken, one day it will be whole again,when I see that beautiful smile in heaven. Dear Lord watch over her big beautiful family,her prde and her joy!!! I love you, and I'll miss you everyday. My sweet,beautiful Aunt.

  • October 21, 2013
    Victoria Leeder says:
    Gran, you always had room in your heart for every single person in your extensive family. Now you will be in all of our hearts. We will always have our dear memories, as vivid and bright as you were. We may be saying good bye to you but you are still with us in the way you shaped our lives. Love you always Gran.

  • October 20, 2013
    Lois Parnell King says:
    I am so sorry to learn that Carolyn has passed away. She was such a wonderful person and she will be missed by so many. You all are in our thoughts and prayers during these difficult days.

  • October 23, 2013
    Kathy Todd says:
    Peace be with Ms Carolyn & her family at this sad time. God Bless her & take her into your heavens & rest in peace Ms Carolyn. You were so loved by many.