Mrs. Lucia “Lucy” (Galloway) Wilkins, 89, of Charlotte, NC, died Thursday, April 30, 2020, at home amidst her loved ones. She was born September 17, 1930, in Camaguey, Cuba of the late Ramone and Julia Galloway.
Lucia retired as a Certified Nurse Assistant for Greenwood Convalescent Home in Harford Connecticut.
While in Hartford, Lucy was a faithful member of North United Methodist, but later in life, she attended Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina.
She was predeceased by two sisters: Naomi and Mary.
Lucia leaves behind her BELOVED husband of 58 years, Jelf of Charlotte, NC; daughter Rose Rutland and husband Michael with granddaughters Naomi and Jordan; son James Wilkins Sr. and wife Deviji (“Debbie”)
with grandsons James, Marquis, and Andre Hutchins and wife Amanda with great-grand Naveah, Giannah, Victoria; daughter Joan Yeoman and husband Roger daughter Naomi Wilkins (Casher L. Holt) granddaughter Javeria and grandson Casher J.Holt
One brother, Joseph “Macho” Turnbull of Cuba, two sisters, Daisy Turnbull of Cuba
and Delores “Lola” Galloway of Boston, Massachusetts; and a host of nieces, nephews,
and other loved ones. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 9, 3 pm at Wayne
Russell Funeral Services, 3715 Beatties Ford Rd, Charlotte, NC 28216 with the Rev.
James Wilkins Sr. officiating.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Lucia Wilkins, please visit our floral store.