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Willie Mae DeLancey

April 28, 1928 — March 12, 2020

Willie Mae DeLancey

Willie Mae DeLancey, 91, born in Rockingham County to the late Oscar William Shockley and Bessie Mae Cooper passed away on March 8, 2020 at North Pointe of Mayodan.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM on Monday, March 16, 2020 at Wilkerson Funeral Home with Rev. Bruce McBride officiating. The family will see friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Willie was a loving mother, grandmother and caretaker. She worked as a proof reader for the Reidsville Review for many years and later worked as a dietary aide at Brian Center in Eden. She was a member of Lifeway Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and served in many capacities. She will be greatly missed.

She is preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Reid Elmer DeLancey; sons, James Elmer DeLancey Sr. and Donald Wayne DeLancey; daughter, Sandra Kay Holland; grandson, Scott Holland as well as her sister, Margaret Fain.

Survivors include daughter-in-law, Kay DeLancey; son-in-law, Robert Holland; grandsons, James DeLancey Jr., Donald DeLancey Jr. and Gregg Holland; granddaughter, Tina Gregg as well as many loving friends and extended family.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Rockingham County at PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375 or Happy Home Church at 6995 High Way 700, Ruffin, NC 27326.

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Past Services

Visitation

Monday, March 16, 2020

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory

1909 Richardson Dr, Reidsville, NC 27320

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Funeral Service

Monday, March 16, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory

1909 Richardson Dr, Reidsville, NC 27320

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