Geri Oklok Hare, 71, Wilmington, North Carolina, formerly of Hopedale, died Friday, February 18, 2011 in Wilmington. She was born March 28, 1939 in Cadiz, a daughter of the late Spirio Oklok and Mildred Oklok Blagovich.

She was preceded in death in addition to her parents, by two brothers Nicholas and Mike Oklock, a sister Lucille Popovich; sister-in-law Linda Blagovich and her companion of 24 years Robert Thompson.

Calling hours will be held Wednesday, February 23, 2011 from 6-8 at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home where funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. with Rev. R.J. Leek officiating. Burial will follow at Cadiz Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Island of Lights, P.O. Box 2334. Carolina Beach, N.C., 28428. The full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.