Mary Westbrook Moyle, long time resident of Wrightsville Beach, died December 3rd, 2012, after an extended illness. She was born in Wilson, NC, on December 29, 1927. She was a long time member of First Baptist Church in Wilmington, NC.

She was preceded in death by her husband Paul O. Moyle, Jr. in 1994.

A graduate of New Hanover High School and Wake Forest University, Mary was co-owner and executive vice president of Stumps Prom and Party World in Fort Wayne, Indiana from 1974-1990. She retired to Wrightsville Beach with her husband in 1990.

Mary loved walking the beach, collecting seashells and enjoying beautiful beach sunsets. Mary was a generous soul who loved to give and do for others. Grandmary was a caring and giving soul who loved to give and share surprises. She was a past member of the Cape Fear Country Club, the Country Club of Landfall, the Surf Club, and the New Hanover Seaside Club.

She is survived by two sons--Judge Paul O. Moyle III and wife Kate of Bryson City, NC, and N. Shepard Moyle and wife Wendy of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

She is survived by six grandchildren: Captain Paul O. Moyle IV and wife Lauren of Cleveland, Tennessee; Eric Moyle of Orlando, Florida and Emily Moyle of Denver Colorado; Madison Moyle of Durham, NC; Chase Moyle of Fort Wayne, Indiana and Max Moyle of Fort Wayne Indiana.

Other survivors include, Frances Westbrook White and her husband Dr. B. E. White Jr of Wilmington NC; her brother in law Jon C Moyle and wife Jean of Cape San Blas, Florida and their children Jon and Serena of Tallahassee, Florida, Julie Moyle of Boulder, Colorado and Jim and Robin Moyle of Florida.

Services will be held at 11 am Wednesday December 5, 2012, at Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel in Wilmington NC. Visitation will be at 10 am until time of the service at Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel.

Special thanks to the staff and wonderful team at Silver Stream Health and Rehab over the past two years, Lower Cape Fear Hospice for their love and support, Dr. Linda Calhoun of Wilmington cardiology, caregivers Tovi and Chris Heffron and the support team of David Whaley and Eldridge Dodson.

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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Dec. 4 to Dec. 6, 2012