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Area Deaths And Funerals CHURCH BRIEFS Rangers Achievements worked RUBY BLANTON KING Ruby Blanton King, 73, of South port, died March 8 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilming ton. The funeral was March 11 at Bethel Baptist Church, where she was a member. The Rev. Walter Clcgg officiated. Burial was in Northwood Cemetery. Mrs. King was bom Dcc. 13, 1919, in Chadboum, a daughter of the late Henry Sidney and Ora Lee Harrall Blanton. She moved to Southport from Bolivia in 1957. She retired from Dosher Memorial Hos pital, where she was a nurse's aide for nearly 26 years. She was the widow of Rufus V. King Sr. Her survivors include 10 sons, Rufus V. King Jr. and Roger Dale King, both of Southport, the Rev. Henry King of Thomasville, Albert B. King of Bolivia, George Lee King, Danny Ray King and Ronald Dean King, all of Leland, John Douglas King of Acmc-Dclco, Christopher L. King of New Mexico andRicky Allen King of Long Beach; five daughters, Betty Ashley of High Point, Mary Frances Hodge of Southport, Annie Pearl Prosser of Leland, Malzcua Richardson of Spartanburg, S.C., and Diane Adele Lewis of Jacksonville, Fla.; a sister, Susan M. Brown of Thomasville; 46 grandchildren; and 34 great-grand children. Memorial contributions may be made to Southport Rcscuc Squad. HAZEL HAYES BRACEY Hazel Hayes Braccy, 61, of Riegelwood died March 10 in New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington. The funeral was conducted March 12 in Wesley United Methodist Church, Riegelwood, where she was a member, by the Rev Brian Perry and the Rev. "tlmorc Strickland. 5ii.ii! vas in Oleander Memorial Gardens, Wilmington. Born in Marion, S.C., on March 25, 1931, she was the daughter of Norma Harper Hayes of Marion and the late John Wesley Hayes. She was preceded in death by her broth er, John D. Hayes, and her sisters, Norma Hayes and Sara Braswell. In addition to her mother sur vivors include her husband, William M. Bracey Sr. of the home; four sons, William M. (Billy) Bracey Jr. of Bolivia, Freddy Bracey and Mike Bracey, both of Delco, and Karl Bracey of Town Creek; six grand sons; a granddaughter, and four sis ters, Lula Clark of Ogden, Nancy Hayes of Hampton, Va., Mary Kate Slocumb of Florence, S.C., and Linda Rogers of Murrell's Inlet, S.C. JOHNNY FREDERICK JOHNSON Johnny Fredrick Johnson, 55, of Leland died March 9 at his resi dence. He was a member of the Pilots' Association. The funeral was March 12 in Woodburn Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Franklin Toole offici ating. Burial was in Grecnlawn Memorial Park, Wilmington. He was bom in Southport on Nov. 29, 1937, to the late Dan and Jessie Lesh Johnson of Bolivia. His survivors include his wife, Blondell Brigman Johnson of the home; a daughter, Mrs. Stephen Wynn (Twylah) Meshaw of Leland; a son, Gregory Mark Johnson of Burgaw; a granddaughter, Courtney Monique Hatch; and two sisters, Laura Louise Rivenbark of Bolivia and Edith Carolyn Hollis of Leland. MAY ATKINSON MOORE May Atkinson Moore, 89, of Winnabow, died March 11 in Davis Health Care Center. The funeral was March 13 in Mill Creek Baptist Church, with the Rev. Avery Lumsden and the Rev. Rocky Gregory officiating. Burial was in Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery. She was born Dcc. 27, 1903, the daughter of the late Caswell and Selina Ward Atkinson. She was pre ceded in death by her husband, William T. Moore, and a son, Bruce Lee Moore Sr. She was a lifelong member of Mill Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include five sons, Will iam A. Moore and Robert C. Moore, both of Wilmington, Jerry M. Moore and Reggie W. Moore, both of Winnabow, and Thurman M. Moore of Newport News, Va.; three daugh ters, Mrs. Alfred (Eva) Willetts of Bolivia, Mrs. Ed (Patty) Thornton of Harrclls and Julie Wallace of Winnabow; two sisters, Eloise Caton of Bolivia and Mertie Willetts of Winnabow; 20 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. KATHLEEN MOORE WEBB Kathleen Moore Webb, 74, of Boiling Spring Lakes died March 11 at her residence. Flowers say what the heart feels Wire 4 delivery service available Shady Oak Florist Full line florist & garden shop 579-6715 The funeral was March 13 in Southport Presbyterian Church, where she was a member, with ihc Rev. Dr. Murray Page officiating. Burial was in Old Southport Cem etery. She was born Nov. 17, 191H, in Southport, a daughter of the late William B. and Walbcrt Fisher Moore. She was a retired licensed practical nurse at Doshcr Memorial Hospital and was the widow of William Claude Webb. Survivors includc a son, W.D. Webb of Shallotte Point; a daughter, Claudia Webb of Jacksonville, Fla.; a sister, Kay Moore of Southport; two granddaughters; and a great grandson. Memorial contributions may be made to Southport Presbyterian Church or to Lower Cape Fear Hos pice. PEGGY MILLIGAN Peggy T. Milligan, 62, of Ash died March 11 in The Brunswick Hospital, Supply. The funeral was March 14 at New Britton Baptist Church, of which she was a member, with the Rev. Raymond Cumbcc and the Rev. Lester English officiating. Burial was in Smith Cemetery. Born Dec. 8, 1930, in Conway, S.C., she was a daughter of the late Charlie Foster and Alice Moore Todd. She was a homcmakcr and was associated with Waccamaw Mini Mart. Survivors includc her husband, James Milligan of the home; a son, Charles "Tommy" Milligan cf Ash; a daughter, Brcnda William ?n of Whiteville; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. REV. ELBERT c. ROGERS The Rev. Elbert C. Rogers, 77, of Winnabow rficd March 11 in New Hanover Regional Medical Center, vviimington. The funeral was March 14 in Town Creek Baptist Church, with the Rev. Vic Potter, the Rev. Weston Varnum and the Rev. Billy Baker of ficiating. Bunal was in the church cemetery. He was born in Onslow County on April 27,1915, the son of the late Randsom and Martha Rogers. He was a member and former pastor of Town Creek Baptist Church. He has served as pastor of other churchcs in both Brunswick and Columbus counties. Survivors includc his wife. Ruby 1. Sullivan Rogers of the home; a son, W.C. "Billy" Rogers of Winna bow; four daughters, Mrs. Earl (Lois) Gay and Mrs. Woodruff (Vcr nie) Allen Jr., both of Wilmington, Mrs. Howard (Betty) Martin of Con way, S.C., and Rebccca Clcwis of Winnabow; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. MICHAEL ANDREW CARROLL Michael Andrew Carroll, 28, of Southport died March 11 in Bay City, Texas. The funeral was March 15 at Beach Road Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ray Webb officiating. Bur ial was in Cape Fear Memorial Park. Carroll was bom April 26, 1964, in Greenville, S.C., the son of Rob en T. and Betty Hayes Carroll of Southport. He moved to Southport from New London, Conn., 15 years ago. He was a U.S. Army National Guardsman and was a health physi cist with the N.S.S. Numanco. Survivors in addition to his par ents include his wife, Barbie Hcwctt Carroll of the home; a daughter, Bobbie Rachelle Carroll of the home; two sisters, Adria Swain of San Diego, Calif., and Robin Lock of Florida; and his grandmothers, Jessie Hayes of Long Beach and Doris Holley of St. Petersburg, Fla. CLEO S. STIDHAM Cleo Scott Slidham, 62, of Win nabow died March 13 in New Han over Regional Medical Center, Wilmington. The funeral was March 15 in Peace Memorial Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jerry Darnell and the Rev. Roy Thigpen officiating. Burial was in Forest Lawn Cemetery. She was bom in Letcher County, Ky? on Feb. 7, 1931, and was the daughter of the late Henry and Martha Turner Scott. She was a member of Peace Memorial Baptist Church. Survivors includc two sons, James D. Slidham of Powell, Tcnn., and Billy R. Slidham of Bolivia; two daughters, Nclla S. Davis of Star and Bobbie S. Dunn of Scagrovc; three sisters, Minnie Eldridgc of Andover, Va., Una Widncr of Indi anapolis, Ind., and Kathcrinc Os borne of Whitesburg, Ky.; 11 grand Calabash Presbyterian Church Sunday Worship Service 9:30 AM Church School For All Ages 10:45 Easter Sunday Service 8 am on Sunset Beach Old Georgetown Road (919)579-7356 Dr. Francis M Womack, Jr, Minister Nursery Provided ? Casual Dress children; and 17 great-grandchil dren. JKAN R. SMITH Jean R. Smith of Ocean Isle Beach died March 12 in The Bruns wick Hospital, Supply. The funeral was conducted March 16 in the Brunswick Funeral Service Chapel, Shallottc, by the Rev. Dan Norman. Burial was in Brunswick Memorial Gardens, Shallotte. She was born in Ontario, Canada, on May 24, 1928, a daughter of the late William and Laura Shradcr Ric hards. She was the widow of Clifton E. Smith. Survivors include three sons, Chris Smith of Hinsdale, N.H., Jeff rey Smtih of Wilmington and Brucc Smith of Oxford; a daughter, Cyn thia Smith of Ocean Isle Beach; a brother. Thomas Richards of Pitts burgh, Pa.; a sister, Joyce R. Hutch ingson of Occan Isle Beach; and a granddaughter. LIZZIE MAE LITTLE Lizzie Mae Little, 93, of Ash, died March 15 in Occan Trail Con valescent Center in Southport. The funeral was to be held Wed nesday, March 17, at 2 p.m. at New Life Baptist Church at Ash, with burial in the church cemetery. A native of Brunswick County, she is survived by a great-nephew, Mark Little of Ash. WILLIAM Le(JRANI) REDWINE William LcGrand Redwine, 77, of Shallottc, died March 14 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington. The funeral was scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, at Old Shallottc Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ivren Hughes and the Rev. Giles Butler officiating. Burial was planned in Brooks Cemetery, Shal lottc. A Brunswick County native, he was the son of the late Willie and Ora Millikcn Redwine. He was a World War 11 veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps and was a retired service station owner. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Jean Smith Redwine of the home; four sons, Ronald R. Redwine of Shallottc, Jackie Lc Grand Redwine and Donald Gene Redwine, both of Vilas, and Michael David Redwine of Boone; two daughters, Mrs. Keith (Frances Kathryn) Harris of Arnold, Md., and Mrs. Tony (Judy C.) Clayton of Shallottc; a brother, Ruffin Redwine of Shallottc; a sister, Mrs. J.C. (Dorothy) Pierce of Graham; and eight grandchildren. AUTHOR A. DOZIER Author Ardcl "Boyd" Dozicr, 71, of the Mount Calvary scction of Horry County, S.C., died March 12 in Conway (S.C.) Hospital after an illness. The funeral was March 16 at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ronnie Mc Cray officiating. Burial was in the church ccmctcry. Dozier was the son of the late Rufus and Blanchie Wilson Dozicr. He attended Horry County public schools and was a member of Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. He operated Dozier Grocery Store for 20 years. Survivors include eight sisters, Linda Richardson, Bessie Bryant, Ruby May, Emma Pratt and Vclla Dozier, all of Conway, Pearl Bel lamy and Lula Gause, boih of North Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Mary Livingston of Thomasboro. GERTRUDE A. RICHARDSON The funeral for Gertrude A. Richardson of Supply, who died March 14, was to be held Wednes day, March 17, at 2 p.m. at Cedar Grove Baptist Church, with the Rev. Freeman Gause, pastor, officiating. The body was to lie in state one hour prior to the service. Burial was to be in the Riley Hewett Cemetery. Survivors include a son. Bob P. Gore; two daughters, Edith Bodley and Judy Bates; five brothers, Eugene Hewett, Loften Hcwctt, James Hewett, Collis Hewett and Fred Hewett Jr.; and a sister, Ella V. Hcwctt. MAE ELIXZABETH LAWHORNE KELLEY Mac Elizabeth Lawhorne Kelley, 72, of Castle Hayne died March 15 at her residence. Born in New Hanover County on June 6, 1920, she was the daughter of tiie late George Edward and Mary Spooncr Lawhorne. She was preced ed in death by her husband, Clifton V. Kelley, and her son, James W. Kelley. She was a member of Castle Hayne Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, George Seaside United Methodist Church 8:00 AM Worship Service 9:00 AM Christian Education Hour 9:30-10:00 AM Fellowship Time 10:00 AM Worship Service CASUAL DRESS ? NURSERY PROVIDED Pastor: Hie Rev. Camillc Yorkcy Edwards 579-5753 1300 Seaside Kd SW (llwy 904) Sunset itcach S. Kcllcy of Lcland; a daughter, Brcnda K. Horrell of the home; sev en grandchildren; four great-grand children; and two brothers, Allen T. Lawhome and Edward Lawhome, both of Wilmington. Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 810 Prin cess St, Wilmington, N.C. 2K401, or to the Castle Haync Baptist Church Buidling Fund, Parmclc Road, Cas tle Haync, N.C. 28429. LILLIAN MAE S. SAWYER Lillian Mac Stillings Sawyer, 88, of Southport died March 13 at home. The funeral was to be held today (Thursday) in Sunset Memorial Park, Philadelphia, Pa. ARNOLD W. SUMMER Arnold Willis Summers, 58, of Lcland, died March 10 at his home. He was a carpcntcr with Waldkirch and Saunders Contractors for many years. The funeral was March 13 in Andrews Mortuary, Wilmington, with the Rev. Harold Scott officiat ing.Burial was in Dclco Community Cemetery. He attended First Baptist Church of Dclco. Survivors include his mother, Martha Susan Summers of Charles ton, W.Va.; four sons; four daugh ters; three brothers; 13 grandchil dren; and a great-grandchild. Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice. KDMOND RICKS EDWARDS Edmond Ricks Edwards, 75, of Occan Isle Beach died March 15 at his residence. The funeral was to be held at 2 p.m. today (Thursday) in the Bruns wick Funeral Service Chapel, by the Rev. Dora Carter. Burial will be in Brunswick Memorial Gardens, Shallottc. He was born Sept. 27, 1917, in Robeson County, a son of the late Montgomery and Way Barnes Ed wards. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force. Survivors includc his wife, Fran ces Elizabeth Kennedy Edwards of the home; a brother, Preston Ed wards, and a sister, LoLeta E. Boncy, both of Lumbcrton. The family was to receive friends at the funeral home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 17. ROSA D. HANKINS The funeral for Rosa D. Hankins of Supply will be held Saturday, March 20, at 1 p.m. in Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Freeman Gausc, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Clay Branch Cemetery. Mrs. Hankins is survived by four sisters, Clyda H. Gore of Whiicvillc, Ada Hankins and Maitic Hcwcu of Supply and Rcathcr Bryant of Lciand. MAZELL WILLIAMSON SAB1STON Maxell Williamson Sabiston, 76, of Wilmington, fomierly of Gausc Landing, died March 15 in New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The funeral was to be held today (Thursday) at 4 p.m. in the Bruns wick Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Richard Warner offici ating. Burial was to be in St. James Episcopal Church Cemetery, Shal lot te. Born in Shalloue on Dcc. 12, 1916, she was a daughter of the late Capt. Will and Quccnic Gore Wil liamson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Sabiston. Mrs. Sabiston had retired from International Paper Co. in Wilming ton, where she had served as office supervisor. She was a member of St. James Episcopal Church in Shallottc and was a former member of the American Business Women's Asso ciation. Survivors include her sister. Ruby R Canady of Charlotte; a brother, Edward Williamson of Richmond, Va.; two nieces and two nephews. The family requested that flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 70 E. Lake St., Suite 600, Chicago, III. 60601and/or St. James Episcopal Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 68, Shallottc, N.C. 28459. REVIVAL Sun., Mar. 21-Wed., Mar. 24 Sun. 7 PM-Mon -Wed. 7:30 PM ^ SHELL POINT BAPTIST CHURCH Guest Speaker: I /f Rev. Landis - Landcaster St. Luke Lutheran Church Worship Servicc Sunday, 10:00 A.M. Sunday School al 9:00 a.m. Meeting In Shallollc Middle School 754-7816 Pastor Donald R. Safril (Casual Dress) Seven RoyaJ Rangers received advancernenl awards at their quar terly Council of Achievement at Harvest Fellowship Pentecostal Hol iness Church of Shallottc. The rec ognitions were as follows: Buckaroo Div. (ages 7-8)?Step hen Durhan, Greenhorn Advance ment Pin; Will Ivcy, Wrangler Ad vancement Pin; Pioneer Div. (ages 9-11)?Chris Babson, Second Class Advancement Pin; Trailblazcr Div. (ages 12-14)?Kenny White and Chris Payne, First Class Advance ment Chevron. In other presentations Chris Payne and Jamie Arms received Advanced Award Pins in first aid, (CPR) and athletics, and Outpost 48 Commander Gerald Ivcy received the highest award an outpost com mander can cam, the Outpost Com manders Award. Sing At Chapel A gospel sing Saturday, March 20, 7 p.m. at Dixon Chapel United Methodist Church will feature music by Von and the Coastal Voices, the Coatcs Family, sisters Jan White and Gayc Fulford and the Dixon Chapel Handmaidens. A freewill offering will be taken help support a trip to Disney World for the Handmaidens, a church youth group, said Marlcnc Vamam. Mission Sets Revival The Holdcn Beach Church of God Mission will hold revival March 28 through April 2, with ser vices at 7:30 p.m. each day. The Rev. James Sprousc of West Virginia will be the guest evangelist. The Rev. S.W. Lewis Jr. is the host pastor. For more information contact Lewis at 842-9671. Aglows Meets Saturday Betty Claridy of Longs, S.C., will be the speaker for the Southpon Women's Aglow at its meeting Saturday, March 20, at 10 a.m. at the Senior Citizens Center, Atlantic Street, Southport. She is a member of Eastside Fel lowship in Shallottc and belongs to numerous Christian organizations in her own community. For more information contact Bonnie Leonard, 754-6247. Hewett Will Speak Lt. Ronald Hewett of the Bruns wick County Sheriff's Department will be the guest speaker Sunday March, 21. at 6 p.m. at Mount Pis gah Baptist Church in Supply. Hcwetl, the DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) officer for Brunswick County and an undercov er narcotics agent, was recently named N.C. DARE Officer of the Year. He will give a presentation on drug and alcohol abuse and talk about the DARE program. The public is invited. Mount Pisgah Baptist Church is located at 494 ML Pisgah Road in Supply. Campaign For Christ As part of an outreach campaign, the Church of Christ in Shallottc is conducting special services March 21-26 at 7:30 p.m. on the theme "The Words of Eternal Life." Wayne Kilpatrick will be preach ing. Also during the week a group of students from International Bible College in Florence, Ala., will be visiting in the community. For more information, or for a free Home Bible Course, contact Jerry Bell, minister, at 754-8173 or 754-7860. The church is located at 5051 Northside Drive in Shallottc. Sale Set March 27 Shallottc Presbyterian Church will hold a yard, bake and Easter crafts sale Saturday, March 27, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. The church men's group is spon soring the yard sale and proceeds will go to the playground fund, according to spokesperson Nancy Plummcr. The women's group is planning the bake and crafts sale. Money raised will be used for the building fund. The church is loeated on Main Street at the south end of Shallottc. ROYAL ^ CARIBBEAN SENIORS* ARE SPECIAL The details in last week's ad (March 11 issue) for Brunswick Travel should have read: *Prices are per person, one person per cabin. Must be 55 or over. The Beacon regrets any inconvenience this may have caused. Brunswick Travel Inc. ? ' CRUISE HEADQUARTERS V 1 800 882 2738 7*4 74*4 ? liCMoklr ftearh Ha MM NC34M . Dear Friends and Neighbors, We very much want you to attend the "Words of Eternal Life" Cam paign for Christ at the Shallotte Church of Christ located at 5051 Northside Drive March 21-26. Jerry Bell, Minister Speaker, Wayne Kilpatrick Wayne Kilpatrick is an instructor at Inter national Bible College in Florence, AL. A group of students from the college will be with him and will be visiting in the community during the campaign. They will be a blessing to you, so please welcome them. 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