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Eleanor Croom Mayhew, 82, of Wilmington, died Monday, January 21, 2013, at Wilmington Health and Rehab.

Her family loved her deeply and she will be terribly missed by all who knew her.

Eleanor was born July 16, 1930, in Wilmington, to the late Howard and Annie Pridgen Croom.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Mayhew; sisters, Aileen Croom, Hazel Josenhans, Iris Carey and Marian Johnson; brother-in-law, Melvin Johnson and a niece, Karen Johnson.

Survivors include her sister, Helen Harbowy; nieces, Diane Burton (CD), Donna Loup, Terri Engle (John), Candice Harbowy and Beth Scott (Bill); nephews, Mike Harbowy (Lucita), Howard Carey (Amelia) and Robert Carey, Jr. (Cindy); numerous great nieces and nephews and many other loving family members.

A graveside funeral will be held at 11am, Thursday, January 24, 2013, in the mausoleum chapel at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

Immediately following the service, the family will receive visitors at 4181 Abbington Terrace in Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401 or Pine Valley United Methodist Church, Music Dept., 3788 Shipyard Blvd., Wilmington, NC 28403.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.andrewsmortuary.com

Online condolences at StarNewsOnline.com

Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Jan. 23 to Jan. 24, 2013
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