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Winfred Jennings Prince: Tabor City

1950 – 2021

     Winfred Jennings Prince died suddenly and peacefully at his home in Tabor City on Friday, Sept. 3. He was 70.

     He was born on Dec. 7, 1950, the oldest child of the late Jennings and Lorene Prince.

     Winfred left behind his wife of 47 years, Pamela Dudney Prince; his favorite son, Daniel Blane Prince of Wilmington; and his favorite daughter, Amber Prince Coleman and her husband, Jesse Coleman of Tabor City. He also left his main men, Cooper and Brody Coleman, the most-loved grandsons ever.

     Winfred enjoyed being self-employed, a farmer at the time of his death. He had a generous heart and believed in treating everyone fairly. He so loved and provided for his family, leaving a legacy of hard work and honest living.

     Winfred was a Christian and a member of Sandy Plain Missionary Baptist Church from his teenage years. Since 1997, he and his family attended Dulah Missionary Baptist Church, closer to his home.

     Winfred is also survived by his two brothers, Terry Prince (Millie) and Markyl Prince of Tabor City; his two sisters-in-law, Shannon Evans of Lumberton and Kem Dudney of Waynesboro, Virginia; nieces Rachel Evans, Brittanie Adams, Hope Prince Strickland (Cody), and Shelby Prince; nephews Seth Evans (Hayley) and Preston Prince; four great-nieces; and five great nephews.

     Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 6, in Inman Ward Funeral Home.

     Funeral services were planned for 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, in Dulah Baptist Church, burial following in Old Zion Cemetery.

     A guest register is available here.