Dalma Lorraine Small

July 23, 1952 - July 18, 2021
Dalma Lorraine Small


Dalma Lorraine Small, 68, passed away July 18, 2021, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Dalma was born in Crescent Beach, SC on July 23, 1952. She was the daughter of Benjamin Clifton Small and Beulah Pridgen Small. She resided in Wilmington NC for approximately 50 years and had attended Hoggard High School.

Miss Small was employed by Cape Fear Hospital for over 20 years.

Survivors include: one daughter, Wendy Rickman; one grandchild, Hoyt Rheuark III; two sisters, Mildred Bishop and Clarinda Irwin (John); and four nieces and 6 nephews.
She was predeceased by her brothers; Jimmie Lee Small and Clifton Leverne Small and one sister, Clarissa Cobb.

Friends and relatives are invited to attend a memorial to be held on Sunday, August 1, 2021, 12 Noon, at Wendy’s home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to The American Kidney Fund.

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


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