Annie L. Hatcher

March 22, 1927February 22, 2013

Annie Lee Soles Hatcher, 85, of Wilmington, went to be with the Lord on Friday, February 22, 2013. Mrs. Hatcher was born March 22, 1927, to the late Benjamin M. and Allie Lee Nobles Soles. She was also predeceased by her son J.R. Hatcher.

Annie is survived by her son; Edwin Hatcher, daughter; Jean Rusmisell and husband Dale, brother; L.C. Soles and wife Doris, 5 grandchildren; Melissa and husband Kevin, Richard and wife Jennifer, Heather and husband Tyler, Austin, and Sierra, and 5 great grandchildren; Alexx, Elizabeth, Sara, Ava, and Riley.

Annie was lovingly known by many as Nanny. Her faith was obvious by her dedication to her family and her church. She enjoyed traveling with her dear friend Ruby on shopping excursions, and was an avid gardener. She will be dearly missed.

The family will receive friends from 5:00pm to 7:00pm on Monday, February 25, 2013 at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service in Wilmington. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service at 1:00pm. Burial will follow at Oleander Memorial Gardens.

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The staff of Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Hatcher.


  • Visitation Monday, February 25, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Annie L. Hatcher

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Jennie Price

March 1, 2013

Jean, Meliss and Richard, I am so sorry about your loss. "Nanny" was such a sweet lady and I am glad that I had the privilege of knowing her. You have been in my prayers and I will keep praying that God will comfort you all. Love you all.

February 26, 2013

Dear Edwin, Jeannie, Melissa and Richard, So sorry to hear of Annie passing. Keeping you all close in thought and prayer during this sorrowful time.

Robin Kelly Tickner

February 26, 2013

Jean, So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother, and recently, your brother J.R. who I had worked with on several projects prior to coming to CFCC. I did not know he was your brother. May God Bless you and give you peace in these difficult times.

Glenn Davis

Ann Wall

February 25, 2013

Dear Jean and family, You are in my thoughts and prayers. Wishing you peace.

Lori & Wes DeBruhl

February 25, 2013

Jean - We are so sorry for the passing of your mom. Please let Wes and I know if we can do anything for you. Thinking of you and your entire family during this tme.

Mines family

February 25, 2013

May the God of all comfort become your refuge and strength during this difficulty time.(Psalm 46:1) Please accept our sincere condolences.

February 25, 2013

We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother...Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Love, Libby, Tony and LuAnn

Debbie Ward

February 25, 2013

Jean, I am so sorry for your loss. I know you have had a lot on your plate. I won't be able to attend the wake because I have class Monday and Wednesdays but know my thoughts are with you and your family. Debbie Ward

Donna Grier

February 25, 2013

Jean, I am so very sorry. You and your family are in my prayers.

Dana McKoy

February 25, 2013

So very sorry to hear of your mother's passing, Jean. Your entire CFCC family wraps you in our arms at this difficult time. We are thinking of you and your family.