Daynne Lea Peele

May 28, 1970 - January 22, 2024
Daynne Lea Peele

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Daynne Lea Peele, beloved daughter, wife, stepmother, sister, and aunt, was born on May 28, 1970, in Wilmington, North Carolina. Sadly, she passed away on January 22, 2024, in her hometown.Daynne Lea’s time on this earth lasted for 53 years, during which she touched countless lives with her kind and nurturing spirit.

Daynne Lea’s greatest joy in life was being with her family. She cherished every moment spent in their company, creating treasured memories that will forever live in the hearts of her loved ones. Her dedication to family extended beyond her immediate relatives, as she found solace and guidance in her faith and church community at Lake Forest Baptist Church.

Throughout her life, Daynne Lea was a source of strength and love, always ready to lend a helping hand or offer words of encouragement to those around her. Her unwavering commitment to her loved ones was evident in the deep bond she shared with her husband, Carlos P. Miguel.

Daynne Lea’s caring nature extended to her stepsons, Michael Paul Carlos and Joseph Carlos Perez, who found a loving and supportive figure in her. She was a pillar of support and love for them, providing guidance and warmth in their lives.

In addition to her immediate family, Daynne Lea is survived by her father, William Daniel Peele Sr. of Michigan, brother, William “Bill” Daniel Peele Jr. and his wife, Bella of Cary, NC. Also left to cherish her memory are her nieces, Mary Peele and Isabella Peele, two aunts Judy B. Parlatore, Selena Brigman and husband Randy Brigman of Wilmington. Many cousins who were fortunate enough to experience her unconditional love and kindness.

She is preceded in death by her mother Ruby Blanton Peele.

As we mourn the loss of Daynne Lea, we take comfort in the knowledge that her spirit will continue to shine brightly within each of us. Though her journey on this earth has come to an end, her legacy of love, compassion, and faith will endure forever.

A celebration of Daynne Lea’s life will be held at Lake Forest Baptist Church, February 17, 2024 at 11:00 A.M., allowing friends and family to come together, share stories, and honor her memory.

For those who are unable to attend in person, online condolences can be sent to

In this time of grief, may we find solace and strength in the memories we shared with Daynne Lea. Her presence in our lives will forever be cherished, and her spirit will live on through the love she shared with us all.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations be made to Lake Forest Baptist Church in memory of Daynne Lea.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, located at 1535 South 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. For further assistance, please contact them at 910-791-9099.

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  • February 04, 2024
    Chery Darland says:
    I did not have the pleasure of meeting Daynne Lea a but I do know her father and his wife, Kay Peele, I have always considered myself an aunt to Daynne Lea and have heard a lot about her. I heard that she was such a wonderful person. May she rest in preface.

  • January 29, 2024
    Christine Edgerton says:
    Praying for your family comfort and peace during this time . Daynnee was truly a blessing in my life and I cherished our friendship. I will miss her tremendously along with so many others. Rest in peace I love you ! Christine ❤️