Darline M. Barnes, 79, of 607 Soundside Drive, Wilmington, NC, passed away after a long struggle with age-related ailments on Thursday, June 3rd at 8:00am.
Darline, or “Dee” as she was known, was a spirited, lighthearted, loving woman. Daughter of Bert and Rita MacDonald, she grew up in San Gabriel, CA where she spent her free time at the skating rink or riding horses and working for her parent’s camper business. Competitive and athletic, she went on to bowl for the Professional Bowlers Association. She raised her kids in Oakdale, CA and worked for Madison Mobile Homes. She landed on the east coat in 1990 and worked for Bank of America until her retirement. She then used her financial knowledge and leadership prowess as president of the Katie B. Hines Senior Center. She loved her friends, family, and animals dearly.
Dee leaves behind husband Reginald, daughter Margaret Dowling of Wilmington, NC, daughter Sally Jones of Burleson, Texas, son Neal Wehrman of Modesto, California, 8 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.
Her memorial service is scheduled for Friday, June 18th, 11:00am at 1st Baptist Church of Carolina Beach.
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