Katie Hilda Wisman

July 5, 1930 - September 27, 2015
Katie Hilda Wisman

Katie Hilda Wisman, age 85, of Wilmington passed away Sunday, September 27, 2015 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

She was born July 5, 1930 in Lumberton, North Carolina the daughter of the late Jetter Branch and Orrie Jones Branch. The youngest of twelve children she was preceded in death by her eleven siblings and her husband, Noland C. Wisman.

Hilda was a long time member of Long Leaf Baptist Church, active with the AREME Chapter 372 and the Ladies of the Arab Shrine Club. Later in life she worked at the local Walmart in Monkey Junction.

Surviving are her three sons, Eugene Collins Jr. and wife Bonnie and Julius Collins and wife Paulette, both of Wilmington, NC, and T.K O’Connor and wife Yolanda of Monroe, NC; daughter, Bea Eubanks and husband Jimmy of Wilmington, NC; nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

A funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at Long Leaf Baptist Church, 317 Shipyard Blvd, Wilmington, NC 28412. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401 or Long Leaf Baptist Church.

Please share condolences and memories by lighting a candle in Hilda’s honor.

Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.


Wednesday, September 30, 2015
12:00 AM

Long Leaf Baptist Church - Directions
317 Shipyard Blvd
Wilmington, North Carolina 28412


Wednesday, September 30, 2015
12:00 AM

Greenlawn Memorial Park - Directions
1311 Shipyard Blvd
Wilmington, North Carolina 28412
(910) 799-1686


Tuesday, September 29, 2015
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Wilmington Funeral Chapel - Directions
1535 South 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403

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  • September 29, 2015
    Gail Morgan McRae says:
    So sorry for your loss. Aunt Hilda was a funny, beautiful lady. I know she'll be missed.

  • September 29, 2015
    Ron and Peggy Clark says:
    So sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family. with Sympathy. Love Ron & Peggy Clark

  • October 01, 2015
    Angie Ball says:
    So sorry for your loss. I enjoyed seeing them once a month on Sunday delivering meals on wheels. Both of the Wismans were so sweet.

  • October 01, 2015
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