Ila Deloris Wescott
Ila Deloris Wescott
  • February 2, 1935 - December 23, 2017
  • Bolivia, North Carolina

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Mrs.Ila Deloris Pridgen Wescott, age 82, of Bolivia, NC died Saturday the twenty third of December 2017 in the Azalea Health and Rehabilitation Center, Wilmington, NC.
Mrs. Wescott was born in New Hanover County, NC on the second of February 1935 and was a daughter of the late Reverend G.L. and Girtie Moore Pridgen. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of sixty one years, Mr. James Warren Wescott and sister, Sylvia Faye Pridgen Boster.
She was a longtime member of Town Creek Christian Church where she was a pianist for over sixty years. Mrs. Wescott was a graduate of New Hanover High School and began a career in banking where she later retired from BB&T after thirty one years of service. She also worked for JC Penny Department stores.
She is survived by four children, Pam Freeman of Bolivia; Dr. Joseph Wescott, II of Raleigh; Kimberly Wescott Hatch and husband Bert of Leland; and Jennifer Kostyal and husband David of Wilmington; grandchildren, Jason Lanier; Eric Lanier; Kerri Lanier; Rachael Wescott; Joseph Wescott, III; Rose Wescott; Paul Hatch; Sam Hatch; David Kostyal, II; and Rebekah Kostyal; great-grandchildren, Ellis Lanier; Liam Lanier; Jack Lanier; Oliver Lanier and a brother-in-law, Rev. Kenneth Boster.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday the twenty seventh of December 2017 at one o'clock in the afternoon at the White Funeral Service Chapel, 603 Ocean Hwy E. Bolivia, NC with the Reverend Tommy Blanton officiating. Interment will follow in the Willetts Cemetery.
Mrs. Wescott's grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends Tuesday the twenty sixth of December, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at White Funeral & Cremation Service Bolivia/Supply Chapel and other times from the home of her daughter, Pam Freeman.
Memorials may be sent in her name to her church which she loved, at Town Creek Christian Church, C/O Juanita Mills @ 2268 Byrdville Freeman Road, Delco, NC 28436.
You may offer online condolences at
White Funeral & Cremation Service, Bolivia/Supply Chapel