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Virginia Belle Vickers Welborn, 76, of Carolina Beach, NC, died Tuesday, October 9, 2012, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington.
Born in Guilford County, NC, September 23, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Talmidge Atwood and Delphia Luther.  
She was a life-long servant of the Lord and others and had a deep inviting passion for all of God’s creatures.
Surviving is her son, Lynn Welborn of White Lake; her daughter, Kim Farrow  and husband, Bobby, of Wallace; grandchildren, Shannon Gordon and wife, Christal of Raleigh, Miranda Duncan of Atlanta, Mitchell Welborn of Greenville, NC, and Chelsea Welborn of Portland, OR; three great-grandchildren, Lyric Gordon, Jaden Hales, and Delilah Hales; a niece, Tammy Paczesny; her partner of over twenty years, Tommy Oliphant; and many friends at Carolina Beach.  A grandchild, Ryan Hales and a sister, Montez Hardison preceded her in death.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, October 11, 2012 at Andrews Mortuary Valley Chapel.  
A funeral service will be held at 12 noon Friday, October 12, 2012 at Seaside Chapel, Carolina Beach, with the Rev. Tom Bovender officiating.
 Interment will be in Federal Point Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the New Hanover Humane Society, 2405 N. 23rd Street, Wilmington, NC, 28401.
Condolences may be sent to the family at
Andrews Valley Chapel