Dorothy N. Worsley

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Dorothy Carr Nicholson Worsley


Dorothy Carr Nicholson Worsley, 88, of Wilmington formerly of Wallace and Myrtle Beach died peacefully on Monday June 30, 2014 at Hospice Life Care Center following a brief illness.

She was born April, 25, 1926 in Burgaw where she grew up in the Burgaw Presbyterian Church and worked as a young woman in the Register of Deeds Office of Pender County. She was a devoted mother and grandmother and a long time member of the Wallace United Methodist Church.

She was predeceased by her parents Edgar Lee and Rachel Johnson Nicholson and her sister Frances Nicholson Futch.

She is survived by her three children Nancy Worsley Cotten ( Jack), Marian Rae Worsley, and Walter Cecil Worsley, lll ( JoAnna). Eight grandchildren Ashley Cotten Rees (John ), Nancy Lauren Cotten, Maryclaire Worsley Cotten, Anna Jackson Cotten, Reade Worsley Walker, Walter Cecil Worsley IV, Susanna Elizabeth Worsley, and Rebecca Lynn Worsley. Two great –grandchildren Rachel Louise Rees and Jack Douglas Rees.

The family appreciates the kind, loving care she received during her last nine years at the Kempton and the Commons at Brightmore.

A private burial will be at the Burgaw Cemetery. A celebration of life service will be held at the Wallace United Methodist Church, Wallace, NC on Wednesday July 2 at 10:30 AM. The family will receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall.

Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Life Care Center of Wilmington or to the Wallace United Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be made at www.andrewsmortu

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Published in The News & Observer on July 1, 2014