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Frances Elaine Conn Wilkins

d. June 12, 2019

Seagrove - Frances Elaine Conn Wilkins, age 93, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.

Mrs. Wilkins was born in Denville, New Jersey on November 27, 1925, to Richard and Katie Vanderhoof Conn. Frances had attended Boonton High School until her marriage to Donald R. Wilkins of Boonton, NJ on April 23, 1944. He died one week prior to their 71st wedding anniversary in 2015.

Frances lived in NJ all her life until moving to Seagrove, NC in November of 2017. She was a housewife and mother. Occasional employment to supplement the family's income was in food service.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald R. Wilkins; son, Donald R. Wilkins, Jr.; siblings, Alice Beulah, Richard, Duane, Martha Eleanor, Katherine Geraldine, Chester Clifton, and Constance Virginia.

She is survived by her daughter, Cathy Elaine Porter and husband, Charles P., of Seagrove; son, Gary David Wilkins and wife, Dale Devries, of New Jersey; 9 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 5 step-great-grandchildren; 4 step-great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by severeal nieces and nephews and their children.

Funeral services will be private.

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