Dorothy Joyce Rackley 70, of Wilmington was called home on Good Friday, April 6, 2012 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Dorothy was born August 17, 1941 in Onslow County, daughter of the late Jesse and Ollie Shead Thomas. Dorothy lived life as a Servant of God, a loving Mother, Sister and Friend to many.
Surviving are her husband of 24 years Dewey Rackley, sons Paul T. Hall, and Dewey Rackley, III and wife Shannon, daughter Rhonda Renee Hall, all of Wilmington. Three grandchildren Linsie Knight, Brandon Knight, and Deljah Rackley, sisters Lila Sullivan, Marjorie Riggs, Irene Wise, Eloise Parker, Margaret Betts, Lois Petelinkar, and Patricia Mosior, brothers Edward Thomas and Ernest Thomas, and cherished her many nieces and nephews.
Dorothy’s greatest love was for her family. She loved playing bingo, cooking and spending time with family and friends.
Please join us for Dorothy’s Celebration of Life Service at 1:00 PM, Tuesday April 10, 2012 at Covenant Church, 210 Station Road, Wilmington, NC. The Reverend Jim Davis will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington,NC 28403 910.791.9099