Daphne Starr (Fornes) Ireland

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  • "My deepest condolences to family and friends of Daphne,..."
    - Bruce Arnold
  • "Thinking of you Jeannette and family."
  • "Love and prayers to the family."
    - Patty Fornes
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ROCKY MOUNT - Daphne Starr Fornes Ireland, 49, formerly of New Bern, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 09, 2018 at Nash General Hospital in Rocky Mount with family by her side.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Celestial Memorial Gardens.
Daphne will be forever remembered by her boyfriend, Kenny Foushee of Rocky Mount; her parents, Willie and Rose Fornes of New Bern; her daughter, Samantha Ireland of New Bern; her future son-in-law, Dylan Nance of Asheboro; her sister, Jeannette Smith and husband, Marcus of Havelock; her nephew, Jordan Powell of Havelock and her best four-legged friend "Molly." She will also be forever remembered by many special aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Daphne was a loving girlfriend, mother, daughter and sister who had a radiant personality and beautiful smile that would light up any room. She was full of life and enjoyed cooking, reading, crafting and being outdoors; gardening and working in her flowers. Daphne was also an avid Carolina Panther and UNC Tar Heel fan.
The family will receive friends at Wilkerson Funeral Home in Vanceboro on Friday from 6-8 PM.
Memorial donations in memory of Daphne may be made to Wilkerson Funeral Home, 608 Farm Life Avenue, Vanceboro, NC 28586.
Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory.
Online condolences at www.WilkersonFuneralHome.com.
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Vanceboro, NC 28586
(252) 244-0770
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Published in Sun Journal from July 11 to July 12, 2018
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