Annette Bender


WILMINGTON - Annette Henderson Bender, 67, of Wilmington, died Oct. 26, 2011, at her home.

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 31 at First Baptist Church, Wilmington with the Rev. Jim Everette.

She was a foster parent and a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Paul Bender of the home; two sons, Kirk King of Wilmington and Derek King of Lake Waccamaw; two sisters, Joyce Adair of Jacksonville and Beverly Yopp of Sneads Ferry; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401 and First Baptist Church Children's Ministry, 411 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

Condolences may be left at

Arrangements by Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, Wilmington

Published in Jacksonville Daily News from Oct. 28 to Oct. 31, 2011