Claudia B. Arthur

September 13, 1944 - March 24, 2011
Claudia B. Arthur


Claudia B. Arthur, 66, of Wilmington, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, March 24, 2011, at her residence.

Claudia was born in Pineville, KY to the late Martha M. and Claude W. Childers.

Survivors include one son, Matt Benton and wife, Dawn, of Castle Hayne; one daughter, Angie Capps and husband, Tommy, of Wilmington; two brothers, Steve Childers and wife, Nancy, and Bill Childers, and wife, Sandra; four grandchildren, Corey Stanley, Emily Capps, Coleman Capps, and Logan Benton; and a special friend, Dan Hammond.

Claudia was an active member of The Little Chapel on the Boardwalk in Wrightsville Beach, where she sang in the choir. After working many years in the medical field in Wilmington, NC she returned to school where she obtained her BSW, MSW, and LCSW from East Carolina University. She retired from Cherry Hospital in 2005 and entered private practice in Goldsboro and Wilmington, NC.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, March 28, at 11:00 at The Little Chapel on the Boardwalk, Wrightsville Beach, NC. There will be a reception following the ceremony for family and friends.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Memorial Fund of the Little Chapel on the Boardwalk, 2 West Fayetteville St, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480, or to P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund, 901 14th Ave. S, Fargo, ND 58103-4113.

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  • March 27, 2011
    Lisa Davis Matthis says:
    Angie & Matt, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I am saddened and sorry to hear of your loss. I have many wonderful memories of times spent with the two of you and Claudia as well. May your memories comfort you and time heal your hearts.Peace be with you. Love Always, Lisa

  • April 01, 2011
    Kim Brogden says:
    My deepest sympathies go out to the family. I had the priviledge to work with Claudia at Cherry Hospital. She was such a beautiful person and always a shining example of professionalism. My prayer is for the Lord's grace to give you strength during this time of grief.

  • March 28, 2011
    Charlotte Klein says:
    Claudia's family, I knew Claudia from P.E.O. Our chapter will miss her very much. I will not be able to attend the memorial service for her, but I wanted to express to you my sympathy, especially in light of the unexpectedness of her death. Charlotte Klein

  • March 26, 2011
    Mike and Jane Martin says:
    YOUR FAMILY ARE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. SINCERLY, MIKE AND JANE MARTIN