Debra Taylor Hines

July 4, 2012
Debra Taylor Hines


Debra Taylor Hines, 61, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.
Debra was born in Wilmington, NC the daughter of the late Robert and Lillie Taylor.

She was employed with the City of Wilmington in the Finance Department for 30 plus years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.She will be greatly missed by all whose lives she touched.

She is survived by her loving husband of fifteen years, Allen Hines of the home,; two daughters, Wendy Davis and husband Allen of Castle Hayne, NC and Lisa Willetts and husband, Glen of Jacksonville, NC; step-son, Robert Grindstaff and step-daughter, Jessica Rawlings both of Wilmington, NC; five grandchildren, Taylor Willetts, Justyn, Madison, and Ashley Farley, and Hannah Rawlings,; twin sister, Diana Tyner and sister, Cindy Branch and husband, Zegary all of Wilmington, NC; her dog, Roxy; also several nieces and nephews.

The famlly will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Friday, July 6, 2012 at Wilmngton Funeral Chapel.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, July 7, 2012 at Freedom Baptist Church, 802 N. College Road, Wilmington, NC by Rev. Dodd Mays.

In lieu of flowers , memorials may to made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC.

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


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  • July 06, 2012
    Susan Easterling Withrow says:
    Dear family, I am so sorry to hear of Debbie's passing! May she RIP! Debbie is in a lot of my school memories! My deepest sympathy to all!Susan

  • July 07, 2012
    NIcole Hines Hendrick says:
    Our deepest thoughts and prayers for the family and especially my uncle. Debbie meant a lot to us. When my mom died she took us in as her own. We were family regardless. We will miss her dearly. Thoughts and prayers to Allen,Wendy,Lisa,Diane,Cindy and the rest of the family. Debbie will always be in our hearts. Much love to you all!

  • July 09, 2012
    Jim Fagan says:
    Allen, so sorry to hear of your wife's passing. I can't imaging how difficult her vacancy in you life will be. jimf - from Carolina Beach

  • July 06, 2012
    David Donovan says:
    Mrs. Hines was always a pleasure to interact with. I looked forward to seeing her each week as she kept the golf course bills up to date. I'll miss seeing her.

  • July 06, 2012
    Fran Braddock says:
    My Deepest Sympathy to Allen,Wendy,Lisa,Diane & Cindy and Family..Debbie was not only my co-worker but my very good friend from years back.So glad I got to see her the week before her passing.Debbie will surely be missed by so many that she touched and will alwayd be in my heart..RIP MY DEAR FRIEND I LOVE YOU