The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

April 23, 2014

Julia Wilhelm, 43, of Albemarle, an organ donor, died April 17, 2014


Tuesday, April 22, 2014 — Julia (Julie) Marie Wilhelm, 43, of Albemarle, went home to be with our Lord on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

She was born March 21, 1971, in Parkersburg, W.Va. to Harriette and Lowell Eugene Bartlett.

She is survived by her life partner, Robert Scott, of Albemarle; two sons, Bryan Balser and Zachary; daughter-in-law, Taylor; and granddaughter, Olivia McDonald of Parkersburg, W.Va.

Julia was the youngest of six children, Mary (Rocky) Harris, Jackie (Randy) Harwood, Betty (Robert) Cross, Tommy (Pixie) Bartlett, all of Stanly County and James Cunningham who passed away in September 2014.

She has 21 nieces and nephews who gave her 26 great-nieces and great-nephews.

Our family finds comfort knowing that Julia was on the donor list and in her passing saved the lives of three strangers.

Services and visitation for Julia will be Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Aquadale Baptist Church from 1-2 p.m., then a celebration of life service will be in the fellowship hall from 2-3 p.m.