Rebecca Lynn Gray of Wilmington, NC died Sunday, May 3, 2009 at her home after a two year battle with brain cancer.
She was born in Charleston, SC on March 14, 1967. She grew up in Wendell, NC where she graduated from East Wake High School before moving to Wilmington where she received her Bachelor’s Degree at UNCW. While working as a social worker in Craven County, she obtained her Master’s Degree from ECU.
Her passion in social work was with older adults. She worked as an advocate for the abused, exploited, and neglected at the Department of Social Services in New Hanover County and the southeastern region of North Carolina for the past several years.
Rebecca wished to be remembered as the mother of Megan Chamblee, the wife of Steve Brimm, the daughter of Wilma & Don Holden, the sister of Laura Gray & Mark Holden, the niece of Mary Lou & Elmer Dance, the cousin of Cathy Harmon, the daughter-in-law of Clive & Becky Brimm, and a great friend to many others.
Family will receive friends for visitation at Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M, Wednesday May 6, 2009. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401 or the P. Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University Medical Center.
Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099