Wilma Stevens Cayton

July 19, 1931 - April 2, 2017
Wilma Stevens Cayton


Wilma J.Stevens Cayton 85, of Castle Hayne, NC went to be with her Lord on April 2, 2017.

She was born July 19,1931 to the late Willie & Naomi Stevens of Waterloo,Iowa.

Wilma was an Air Force Korean War Veteran.

She spent many years teaching Sunday School and playing the church organ and Piano.

Her husband E.Tom Cayton and Son,Terry Cayton predeceased her.

She is survived by her brother, Frank Stevens of Biloxi,Miss.

Her toughest and most rewarding job was being the mother of 6 children, 5 boys and 1 girl.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sons,Thomas (Danae) Cayton of Nashville,Tenn.,Tim (Sandra) Cayton of Wilm.NC,
Todd (Jan) Cayton of Castle Hayne,NC, Toby (Donna) Cayton of Atkinson, NC and daughter Cindy Eason (Dennis) of Currie, NC.
Wilma is lovingly called “Grandma Stevie” to Heidi, Erika, Kim, Kelly, Shannon, Claudia, Angie, Jeff, Chrissy, Krystal, April, Anna, Ben, Travis, Jason, and Russell, 29 great grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren along with other extended family members that survived her. She loved us much and prayed for us regularly.

Homegoing Celebration will be Wednesday, April 5,2017 at 2 pm with visitation one hour prior.
Wilmington Burial & Cremation 1535 South 41st Wilmington, NC 28403
Rev.Jim Glasgow officiating.

Memorials can be made to:
ALS Foundation 4N.Blount Str.Suite 200 Raleigh,NC 27601(Tim Cayton)
MGPC 800 Piner Rd.Wilm.NC 28412

The family expresses thankfulness to WHA and her caretaker Ms.Loretta Crumpler.
All Praise given to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
May you rest easy until we meet again in Heaven.
Love You Much!

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


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  • April 04, 2017
    Vivian Small Schneider says:
    Kelly, We are so sorry for your loss. Your Grandmother is an inspiration to us all. She leaves a wonderful array of legacy to the world. In loving friendship and with our deepest condolences, The 1985 class of New Hanover High School

  • April 05, 2017
    Gary and Marsha Ritter Pridgen says:
    Dear Cayton family So sorry to hear of your mothers passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.