Delayne Campbell Plante

January 9, 1943 - May 9, 2015
Delayne Campbell Plante

Delayne Plante, 72, of Bolivia, N.C. formerly from Wilmington, passed away at home on May 9, 2015.

She was born in Weeksville, N.C. on January 9, 1943. She was the daughter of the late James Stokes Campbell and Eunice Isenhour Campbell and loving wife of Roland “Lefty” Plante for 52 years.
She was a loving mother of Lisa Plante Sellers(Aaron Frye) and the late Kathy Yvette Plante, grandmother to Kasey Layne Sellers and Kristin “Krissy” Banks married to David Banks and great grandmother to Mason Graeme Banks.

Surviving her are her 2 sisters Martha Huckabee and Mila Styron, and her deceased brother Wayne Campbell, also to include her special niece, Pam James and nephews, Rick Campbell, and Bobby (Alix) Huckabee and 6 children, Lauren, Taylor, Robert, Madison, Savannah and Luke, also to include, Jennifer (Matt) O’Brien and children, Katie, Maggie and Abby, Melissa and Scott (Charlotte) Findley.

Delayne was retired from Mill Creek Florist and First Union Mortgage of Wilmington. She was a former employee of Sandy’s Floor Service and Suggs & Harrelson. She graduated from New Hanover High School in 1961.

The family would like to give a special thank you to the Angels that helped her and her family through the hardest journey of her life, Chris Jones, Patti Green, Mariah Kent , Melissa Tiggert and Karen Mulvaugh and to all the Hospice nurses and staff who are truly a God Send from Heaven.

You are our Sunshine Nana!! We love you. You will never be forgotten.

The family will see friends from 6 to 8 pm Monday, May 11, 2015 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

Funeral services will be held 11 am Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at the graveside in Greenlawn Memorial Park officiated by Rev. Sam Zumwalt.

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


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  • May 10, 2015
    Rose Marie Roderick says:
    The world has lost a beautiful soul, but She is with the Lord now. We can only imagine how wonderful that homecoming was. I am thankful I could call her friend for so many years. Love to all the family.

  • May 10, 2015
    Marie Potter says:
    Lefty and Lisa, my heart goes out to you. Delayne was truly one of the sweetest kindest women I have ever known. She was a fine lady. I will be praying for you all and please know if there is anything that I can do to help you, in any way, I am only a phone call away. Marie

  • May 10, 2015
    EVelyn Justice says:
    So sorry for your loss. Haven't seen Delayne in years but will always remember her sweet smile. Mila and I grew up together so she had a terrific big sister that I never had. God bless you!

  • May 10, 2015
    Lucille L'Heureux says:
    I am so sorry for your lost. I wish I was their to hug you all. My prayers are with you all at this time of saddness. I always will cherish her love, smile, ans especially her compassion for others. I always found her so beautiful inside and out. She was/is for sure an angel from heaven. My God Bless her and welcome her in his loving kingdom.

  • May 10, 2015
    Jane Croom says:
    Lisa and Lefty, I am so sorry to hear about Delayne. I worked with her at First Union and she was a good friend. You both and all of your family will be in my prayers. God Bless!!!