Doris Justice Singleton, age 90, of Wilmington passed away Friday, December 12, 2014 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Wilmington, North Carolina on August 14, 1924 the daughter of the late Leo E. Justice and Emma West Justice.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Mildred Justice Dunlap; brother, Leo E. Justice Jr. and granddaughter, Rique Lynn Martin.
She is survived by her loving husband Joe Singleton of 68 years who is left to cherish the memories of his devoted and beloved wife.
She will be deeply missed by her daughters, Linda Hemby (Larry) of Southport, NC, Carol Martin (Rick) of Wilmington, NC and Sharon Sutton of Wilmington, NC; granddaughters, Dee Dee Cortese of California, Ryan Cozart (Jeremy)of NC and Rachel Sutton of Raleigh, NC; great-grandchildren, Joseph Cozart of Raleigh, NC , Roman Cortese and India Cortese both of California.
It can be truly said that her occupation in life was that of loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She has blessed the lives of her family with goodness, kindness and love. Doris has touched the lives of more people than she will know and will be greatly missed by all.
A service to celebrate the life of Doris will be held at 6:00 PM Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the staff and doctors at NHRMC for their care of Mrs. Singleton.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099