Mildred Norma Henry

March 12, 1931 - December 20, 2022
Mildred Norma Henry

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Mildred Norma Henry, 91, of Leland NC went to be with the Lord passing in her sleep at home on December 20, 2022. Born in Bolivia NC to the late Genair and Cecil Hickman.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Henry Jr, two sons Carson Henry and Eric Henry, sisters Eileen Hodge and Carla Randoff also her brother Aubrey Hickman. Norma, as she was known by her family and friends, is survived by her daughter Bevelyn Potter, son Gregory Henry (wife Janet), two grandchildren Julia Britt (husband Lonnie) and Eric Henry Jr, four great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

After marrying Floyd in 1945 they moved to the Washington DC/Maryland area where they lived for 26 years before returning home to Leland.

Norma was a homemaker who loved the Lord and displayed unconditional love for her family. She enjoyed reading her bible, gardening, family get togethers as well as her many cherished friendships. She will be greatly missed by all.

A time of visitation will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2022 from 1:00PM until 2:00PM, with a memorial service to follow at 2:00PM in the Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

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



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  • January 06, 2023
    Norma became part of our family when her son, Greg and my daughter, Janet wed in 1983. Since that time, I have known her to be a wonderful spirit-filled faithful servant of our Lord. She lived her faith by showing her kindness and love to family and friends. She was always glad to see you and greeted all with a warm hug. She was the pillar of her family and held them together with love, prayers, strength and support during times of unspoken sorrows. She is loved and will be greatly missed by all who had the privilege of being in the presence of such a wonderful Christian servant of God. Norma is at peace and has finally reached her eternal heavenly home.

  • January 06, 2023
    Eve Anderson says:
    I will forever cherish all the fond memories I have since childhood of my sweet Aunt Norma. She was such a kind and loving person. Her strength and faith was inspiring. She helped me to overcome doubts in my faith as a teen with just one deep conversation, which I will always be thankful for. I know she is happy to be home with the Lord, her sons, her brothers and sisters, her parents and other loved ones. Sending much love to my cousins for comfort and peace during this sad time.

  • January 06, 2023
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  • December 31, 2022
    Vanessa Dixon says:
    She was a sweet kind and caring person .RIP Mrs Norma.

  • December 23, 2022
    Michael Courtney says:
    I had the pleasure of knowing Norma for over 22 yrs. She was a true Lady of honor and displayed evidence of being a true humanitarian. She will be greatly missed . . I send my condolences to the family. . .may God grant you peace. Michael and Pauline Courtney