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Nell Prince Lupo: Green Sea

1924 – 2019

     Nell Prince Lupo of Green Sea passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 17, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Angel House in Whiteville. She was 94.

     Mrs. Lupo was born on March 19, 1924 in Loris, to the late Irby Ervin Prince and the late Florence Benton Prince.

     Mrs. Lupo retired from Loris Community Hospital after 38 years of dedicated service, was a beloved member of Green Sea Baptist Church for over 68 years, and was an avid gardener who loved being outdoors. She was truly a blessing to all who knew her.

     Survivors include her nephew Claude Edward “Eddy” Prince, Jr. and wife Sheila V. Prince of Green Sea, and their son Patrick Prince of Maryland; her sisters, Martha Hardee of Loris, and Betty Tyler of Lake Waccamaw, and many loving nieces, nephews, extended family, caregivers, and friends.

     Mrs. Lupo was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Cornie Anderson Lupo, Jr.; her son, Bennie Warren Lupo; her three brothers, Ernest Prince, Claude Edward Prince, Sr. and Jack W. Prince, Sr. and three sisters Marie Powers, Juanita Floyd, and Florene Stevens.

     Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, at Green Sea Baptist Church with Pastor Charles Brust officiating, committal services following at Green Sea Cemetery.

     Memorials may be made to Green Sea Cemetery, 16806 Swamp Fox Hwy. East, Tabor City, North Carolina 28463 or to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Angel House, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, NC 28472.

     A guest register is available here.