Eleanor Hollis Dale

October 3, 1931 - September 24, 2015
Eleanor Hollis Dale

Eleanor Hollis Dale, age 83 of Leland went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 24, 2015.

Eleanor was born in Brunswick County on October 3, 1931 and was a graduate of Leland High School. She was a member of Piney Grove Advent Christian Church in Delco.

Eleanor was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to many.

She is survived by her devoted husband of 64 years, Ezra G. Dale; two daughters, Sandi Dale Williams and Janet Dale Hall; grandchildren, Matthew Griffin Ferrell & Wife Lissa, Marcus Ray Ferrell & Wife Joni, Jonathan Drew Williams, and Kevin Dale Hall & wife Amanda; great grandchildren, Stefanie Ferrell, twins, Eddie and Mila Ferrell, twins, Gus and Bryn Ferrell, Ava and Ella Hall; sister Mary Hollis Stephenson; nieces, Betty Turner, Nancy Sullivan, Kathie Robinson, and Holly Ceragioli. She was preceded in death by her parents, George S. Hollis and Lillian Holdford Hollis; brothers, George S. Hollis, Jr., and Francis M. Hollis; and a sister, Elizabeth H. Anderson.

Funeral services will be held 2 PM Sunday, September 27, 2015 at First Baptist Church of Leland officiated by Dr. Steve Ellis and Rev. Martin Heath. Burial will be at Piney Grove Advent Christian Church Cemetery in Delco.

Pallbearers will be Larry Dale, Larry Dale, Jr., Shelton Malpass, Ashton Malpass, Aaron Ward, and Keith Wilkins.

Special thanks to the nurses and staff of the 5th and 7th floor at New Hanover Regional Medical Center for all of the special care to Mrs. Dale and her family.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Camp Dixie, 373 Bladen Union Church Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28306.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation Village Road Chapel, 525 Village Rd., Leland, NC 28451 910.383-3511


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  • September 27, 2015
    Sheila Conner says:
    My deepest sympathy and prayers to the family.

  • September 26, 2015
    Karen Houston says:
    Janet, Sandy and Uncle Ezra, sending love to you all. Prayers for peace. Hugs to all, Karen and Brad

  • September 27, 2015
    April Patterson says:
    We're the Patterson's. We're from The Point Church and we are praying for you and your family.