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Deanna "Gran Gran" Joy (Starling) Bonilla

August 15, 1941 - August 19, 2020

Deanna Joy (Starling) Bonilla ,”Gran Gran” 79, died Wednesday, August 19, 2020. Deanna was born to Paul Rowan Starling and Willie Mae (Byrd) Starling on August 15, 1941. She is predeceased by her parents, her “Daddy” Judson William Parrish; brother, Willie Elmond Parrish ”Billy” and her first husband Charles Edward Lee.

Deanna is survived by her Children: Jenda Clewis and Buddy , Paul Lee and Cindy, Shandela Brewington and Terry; Charles Anthony Lee ; Bryan Lee and Wendy and Sister Donna Rogers and Linwood ; brother: Keith Parrish and Patsy; 8 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and her Best friend Carol Dalton of 35 years, and her little dog Sophie.

She was loved by many people and will be greatly missed.

A visitation will be held at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel on Saturday, August 22, 2020 1:00 PM with Funeral at 2:00 PM followed by burial at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation – Wilmington Chapel – 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099.

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