Daphne Prince Hughes (1952 - 2018)

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DAPHNE PRINCE HUGHES Daphne Prince Hughes, 65, passed into the arms of Jesus on August 4, 2018. Known for her kind heart and sweet spirit, Daphne had a gift for embracing and nurturing the beauty in others, in art and in nature. She was born in Conway, SC on September 3, 1952 to Shelton and Myrtle Prince. Daphne spent much of her life in Wilmington, the town she called home, lovingly serving as a caregiver to her family. She loved painting, gardening and her furbabies. She is preceded in death by her parents, Shelton and Myrtle Prince, her mother-in-law, Madelyn Hughes, and her sister-in-law, Kay Prince. She leaves behind a legacy of love to her husband, David Wayne Hughes of Camden, TN, her children, Stephanie Hughes Dillard and husband Dan of Bloomington, IN, Wendy Hughes Rosborough of Wilmington, NC and David Christian Hughes of Camden, TN, and her five beautiful grandchildren, Brenna, Schuyler, Zechariah, Gabriel and Elijah. Daphne is also survived by two dear brothers and their families, Richard Prince of Wilmington, NC and Edward Prince of Wilmington, NC. A Celebration of Life will be held for Daphne on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 10:00 am, at Lifepoint Church, 3534 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28412. Memorial donations in memory of Daphne may be made to Brunswick County Animal Protective Services, Attn: Cindy Stanley, PO Box 92, Supply, NC 28462 as well as to Oasis NC, Attn: Erika Merriman, 3114 Randall Parkway, Suite 4, Wilmington, NC 28403.
Published in the Wilmington Star-News on Aug. 12, 2018