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Susie Chason Tart, age 86, of Wilmington, NC passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Life and Care Center.

Susie was born on January 24, 1927 in Wilmington, NC, daughter of the late James Monroe Chason and Leila Vollers Chason.

She was a graduate of New Hanover High School class of 1945. Susie treasured her children, grandchildren, friends, and animals. She had a unique zest for life and was loved by everyone she met.

She married her childhood sweetheart, the late Leon Moore, and had four children. She later married the late Jack Tart of Raleigh. She is preceded in death by her sons, Steven Clayton Moore and Eric Elswood Moore, and her brother, H.V. Chason.

She is survived by her children: Lee, Lynn, and Kathy; her grandchildren: Jessica, Robyn, and Ivey; her cherished niece and nephews: Pam, Henry, Tommy and Jimmy; as well as a multitude of close friends and relatives that loved her dearly, including Randy, Richard, Janet, Alex, Lanier, Taylor, and T.J.

The family would like to thank the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Life and Care Center, Pender Memorial Hospital, and especially her loving nurse and best friend, Margaret Harris.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, April 8, 2013, at 1:00 PM at Coble Ward-Smith, Oleander Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Life Care Center, 1406 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

The staff of Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Services is honored to serve the family of Susie Chason Tart.

Online condolences at

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Coble Ward-Smith Funeral & Cremation Service
3915 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 791-4444
Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Apr. 7 to Apr. 8, 2013
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