Mary Frances Wilkie

November 19, 1935 - January 5, 2011
Mary Frances Wilkie

Mary Frances Wilkie, widow of Howard Wilkie 75, of Kure Beach died Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at Autumn Care of Myrtle Grove.

Surviving are sons Gordon Wilkie and wife Terri of Wilmington, David Wilkie and wife Linda of East China, MI, daughters Mary W. Calhoun of Kure Beach, and Kathy W. Rogers and husdand Jim of Whispering Pines, NC; brothers Dr. James McHone and wife Linda of Columbia, SC, Mike McHone and wife Elizabeth of Mt. Airy, NC, and sister Pat Newsome and husband Earl of Sanford, NC; grandchildren Jeannie Wilkie, Tonya Tillage, Tony Wilkie, Marie Wilkie, Eric Wilkie, Kraig Wilkie, Kelly Tackaberry, Charlie McHone, Jason Smith, Adam Herring, and Josh Herring and 12 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 2 PM at Cape Fear Baptist, 7300 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington. The family will see friends from 1 PM until service time. Reverend David Brady will conduct the service.

The family would like to thank Autumn Care, Ms. Wilkie’s roommate Jean Dean, and a special thank- you to her nurse Laura and Jennie (Shug) for all their love and care , and to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, Dr. James Snyder and Tammi Wallace for their compassion and loving care of our mother.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Cape Fear Baptist Church, P. O. Box 705, Carolina Beach, NC 28428.

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  • January 07, 2011
    Shirley Drake says:
    Having the honor of knowing your mother, richly blessed my life.I will cherish her memory and hold her in my heart forever.

  • January 08, 2011
    john anthony says:
    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. If there is anything I can do for any of you please let me know. I will pray for each of you, especially Gordon. Just know you were loved and thought of. Take care.....

  • January 08, 2011
    carol nail says:
    Gordon, I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. As you know Shirley and I have both been through it. My mom passed this past august. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. If I can do any thing for you please let me know. Even if you just need someone to talk to. I'll be here for you at anytime. God Bless you carol

  • January 06, 2011
    Marie Wilkie says:
    RIP Grandma!! We Love You!! You will be greatly missed!!

  • January 06, 2011
    Sue & Buster Yost says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with Mrs. Wilkie's family during this time.....remember she is not gone forever, she will always remain in your heart. Love to you all, Sue & Buster Yost