Dolores Adams Boudreau

September 7, 1937 - December 11, 2023
Dolores Adams Boudreau

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Our beloved wife and mother, Dolores Norfleet Boudreau, age 86 of Wilmington has gone to be with the Lord our Savior on Monday December 11, 2023.

She was born in Rocky Mount, NC on September 7, 1937 the daughter of the late, Linwood Hall Norfleet and Helen Christine Strickland Norfleet.  She is also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Christy, a grandson, Edward and a son-in-law Tommy Owens, and sister Carla Holden.

Surviving are her husband of 68 years, Edward Lloyd Boudreau; five children, Cheryl Sholar (Wayne), Laura Owen, Linwood Boudreau, Tina Walker (James) and Nicholas Smith; grandchildren, Lisa, Kelly, Tonya Sholar, Nina Nixon (Ray), Michael Sholar, Toni Crowley and Kia, Great grandchildren, Mindy, Emily, Kaylee, Noah, Joseph, Alyssa, Dylan, Everly, Khole, Brendan Jordan and abigail; a great- great-grandchild, Elijah and Sydnee, and sister Jackie Suggs.

Dolores Boudreau was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great grandma and great-great-grandma. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. Our mother was our rock. She was there for us not matter what time day or night. She had a heart of gold and was ready to help anyone and will be greatly missed everyday she is not with us.  Mom, we love you forever and ever. Love, Cheryl, Laura, Linwood and Tina.

A celebration of Dolores’s life will be  5:00 Monday December 18, 2023 at Myrtle Grove Baptist Church, 5524 Myrtle Grove Road Wilmington, NC 28412.

The family will receive  family and friends at their home, 320 Julia Drive Wilmington, NC 28412 following the services at the church.

In the meantime, we invite you to express your condolences and share your cherished memories by visiting our website at

Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 South 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099.

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  • December 17, 2023
    Jane Medlin Gay says:
    Laura,Tina,Lyn, and Cheryl I am so sorry for your loss of your mom. She was a good lady and I'm glad to have known her as well as you all.

  • December 13, 2023
    Tina walker says:
    I love you momma my hero my rock my supporter my friend. This is the only person I trust in my life fully trust and she loves me unconditional it’s like I could do no wrong in her eyes. The best mother in the world no other like her in my eyes. I will miss my momma and I will always keep her close in my heart.