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Cheryle Lynn King Croom

September 5, 1947 - July 31, 2019

Cheryle Lynn King Croom, age 71 of Wilmington passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter.

She was born in Wilmington on Septmeber 5, 1947 to the late Albert Ray King, Sr.and Pearl Lee King. She was preceded in death by a brother Albert Ray King, Jr. and sister, Delores King Croom.

Cheryle was a graduate of New Hanover High School. She formerly attended Pine View Baptist Church and was currently attending Gibson Avenue Baptist Church. She was loved by her family and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Cheryle is survived by her husband of 53 years, David Arthur Croom; two sons, Barry Croom and wife Michelle, and David Croom, Jr and fiance Ginny Hager; two sisters, Pamela King Sanders, and Patsy King McDonald; grandchildren, Brandon Croom, Jessica Croom, Stephanie Richardson, Christopher Croom, Joshua Croom, Kairi Croom and Keagan Croom; great grandchildren, Maddison Greene, Elizabeth Croom, and Jaxon Sprague.

Funeral service will be held at Gibson Avenue Baptist Church 2 pm Tuesday, August 6, 2019 by Rev. Jonathan Rochelle. Burial will be in Oleander Memorial Gardens.

Visitation for family and friends will be 6-8 Monday, August 5, 2019 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

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