Darlene Evelyn Hinkle
Kill Devil Hills- Darlene Evelyn Hinkle, age 70, passed away
on the evening of August 24, 2016
surrounded by her family in her own home.
Darlene was born Kingston,
NY to Rolland Wilber and Evelyn Bell. She graduated from Princess
School in Virginia
Beach and married her high school sweet heart, Sam
Hinkle. They were very happily married and just celebrated 50 years of marriage
in January. She was extremely close with
her children Stacey and Sammy. Darlene’s house was always the place for happy
social gatherings of their friends. She was dedicated mother who enjoyed
fussing over her children and grandchildren during the holidays especially
Christmas’s. Later in life, Darlene
became a local celebrity at Belks and Kitty Hawk Harris Teeters.
She is survived by her husband Samuel Hinkle III; son,
Samuel Hinkle; daughter, Stacey Hinkle; grandchildren, Dustin Fentress, Darlene
“Lena” Hinkle, and Sterling Hinkle; brother, Ted Wilber; and sisters, Linda
Ryan. Niece’s, Jeri Ryan, AnnaMarie
Wilber Jordan, Katherine Becker, Nephew James Carrier, and Rollie Wilber.
In addition to her parents, Rolland and Evelyn Wilber, she
was predeceased by her sister Michelle Carrier and nephew, Ben Carrier.
Services will be held Saturday August 27, 2016 at 6 PM
Church, 902 S. Virginia Dare Trail Rd. Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948, (Mile Post 9, Beach Road).
A reception will
follow the services. Memorial donations in Darlene's honor may be made to a
charity of your choice. Condolences to the family may be expressed at
Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. 6917 S. Croatan
Hwy. Nags Head, NC 27959