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Willie Mae (Demory) 'Mickey' Deloatch

September 14, 1932 ~ December 20, 2021 (age 89)

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            Willie Mae Demory Deloatch,  daughter of the late Joseph Demory, Sr. and  Elizabeth Benjamin Demory, was born on Wednesday, September 14, 1932 in Northampton County, North Carolina.  Having God as an integral part of her upbringing, she accepted Christ, early in life, as her Lord and Savior and  united in Christian Fellowship with Roanoke Chapel Baptist Church in Jackson, North Carolina, where her spiritual gifts were nurtured and love for God deepened. 

          Willie Mae  attended Northampton County Public Schools; graduating from Coates High School, Seaboard, North Carolina. She had been taught earlier in her life the importance of working hard, and many who knew her could attest that she possessed a high work ethic, which she tried to instill in her children. Until retirement, she worked as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant at Pleasant Hill/Magnolia Gardens Rest Home, for almost three decades. 

           Willie Mae was joined in Holy Matrimony to the late Hersey L. Deloatch and shared many wonderful years as his beloved wife and a loving mother to their children.  She was a fun-loving and caring person, who loved people, especially her family. She always wanted people to visit and then return again and again. One of her many notable sayings was, “My door opens on welcoming hinges.” Also, she did not hesitate to say, “Let it all hang out” as an answer for many questions.  Just when life threw curveballs or lemons, she would wisely say, “God doesn’t make mistakes.” 

          Willie Mae, affectionately and respectfully nicknamed ‘Mickey’, ‘Aunt Mickey’, ‘Miss Mickey’, ‘Lady Bug’, ‘Baby’ and ‘Girl’, enjoyed surrounding herself with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends.  One of her favorite pastimes was watching videos with her younger son Alvin.  Her sons, Melvin and Alvin, grandsons, and great-grandsons always had a special place in her hearts, although often she had to lovingly scold them. Her generous spirit is a testimony for all to model. Another one of her notable expressions was ”Go on and take it,” no matter what the item was.   Her zest for life, loving disposition, and smile will surely be missed by all who knew her.

          On Monday, December 20, 2021, our dear mother, grandmother, aunt and friend, quietly departed this earthly life, while in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family.  In addition to her parents and beloved husband, she was preceded in death by: her sisters, Peggy Dudley, Mary Williams, Verratine Williams, Ozella Demory, Bessie Faison and Rosa Lee Edwards;  a foster sister, Estelle Wilkins; brothers, James Demory, Charlie Demory, Andrew Demory and Joseph Demory, Jr.; two foster brothers, Robert Faison, Sr.  and William Benjamin.    

          She leaves the following people to cherish the privilege and opportunity of knowing her kindness and share a wide range of experiences and relationships: four daughters, Wynona Demory Crawley (Waverly) of Hillsborough, NC; Audrey Demory Hardy of Roanoke Rapids, NC; Annie M. Deloatch of Richmond, VA; Joyce Deloatch Boone (Stanley) of Garysburg, NC; two sons, Melvin L. Deloatch and Hersey A. Deloatch of Seaboard, NC; eighteen grandchildren, Keith J. Balmer (Melissa), Crystal Hardy Newkirk (Michael), Dion Parker, Stancheka Boone Williams (Preston, III), Melba Deloatch Liggins, Joseph Hardy, II., Jamal Boone, Chavon Boone, Ebony Sparkle Boone, Shannon Boone, Deondra Deloatch, Devonte Deloatch, Melody Crawley, Marcus Crawley, Connie Conner, Nicole Coffin, Sandra D. Powell (Billy, Sr.) and Lakeisha Lynch; twenty-one great-grandchildren, Gerald, Ja’like, Jatwon, Brooke, Joseph III, Billy Jr., Kayla, Chris, Caden, Camron, Preston IV, Corbin, Ayden, Madison J., Madison C. Ally, EmonjaLeya, Ja’nesia, Akira, Ava and Damon; one sister-in-law, Margaret Demory Smith;  a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. 

 

 

Relatives and Friends are encouraged to visit  Mrs. Deloatch's tribute wall to share memories, extend condolences and to order floral tributes, as sentiments to the family. 

 

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Services

Viewing
Tuesday
December 28, 2021

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
T L Faison's Funeral Care, LLC
301 Park Street
Seaboard, NC 27876

Viewing
Wednesday
December 29, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
T L Faison's Funeral Care, LLC
301 Park Street
Seaboard, NC 27876

Celebration of Life
Wednesday
December 29, 2021

12:00 PM
T L Faison's Funeral Care, LLC
301 Park Street
Seaboard, NC 27876
 

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