Anne Hurley Gilchrist
October 28, 1950 - August 4, 2019

Anne Woods Gilchrist, retired Registered Nurse having worked at Cape Fear Memorial Hospital for many years as well as being Assistant Director at Brithaven Nursing Home North Chase, passed away Sunday, August 4 after a long battle with congestive heart failure. She had WON a courageous battle with Ovarian cancer in the past year. She was a strong woman wanting to stay alive to see her beloved grandchildren live their lives as well as her two grown children and all of her 4 legged children she loved as well. Anne was born in Durham, N.C. on October 28 th, 1950 at Watts Hospital where she later attended nursing school. She loved nursing and helping others. Not many people know it but she had a talent for painting as well, Christmas decorations, pictures, anything she could find to paint. Anne loved GOD and loved being a mother and grandmother more than life itself. Her sense of humor and her laugh was contagious to everyone. She is survived by children James Veron Gilchrist of Wilmington, wife Shannon and their two children Brayden and Kinley. Also, daughter, Christina Garner of Burgaw, husband Sam and two children Lexi and Ryan.Also survived by Ed Gilchrist. She is also survived by her sister, Sue Woods-Eversole, husband Mike Eversole of Leland, NC and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mary Anne Bacon Woods Overton and Vernon Hurley Woods. Arrangements are being handled by Coastal Cremation of Wilmington. A celebration of life will be held on August 24th 2019 at 11:00 at Lifepoint Church at 3534 S. College Road Suite A Wilmington, North

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  • Sharon and Al Smith Posted August 12, 2019 5:05 pm

    Christine and Vernon…We send our Love and prayers for you and the rest of Anne’s family. Even tho we are aslso part of her family, we think of you all..Anne was such a wonderful person . Always had pleasant things to say about prople and always had a smile on her face.. I loved her sense of humor..She could make people laugh even tho they didn’t always feel like it..Her dedication to her church and her God was one to admire..Her countless hours helping with the Mission field and summer camps for the children was enviable and invaluable. She will be truly missed..RIP Anne..
    Love you guys..
    Aunt Sharon and Uncle Bubba

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