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The Brunswick beacon. (Shallotte, N.C.) 19??-current, April 01, 1993, Page PAGE 10-A, Image 10

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PHOEBE WICKER HAMER Phoebe Wicker Hamcr, 63, of Siler City, died March 23 at her home following a year of declining health. The funeral was March 26 at First Weslcyan Church, with the Rev. Dennis Boone and the Rev. Larry Johnson officiating. Burial was in Goldston Cemetery, Golds ton. A native of Chatham County she was retired from Glcndalc Hosiery Co. and was a member of First Weslcyan Church. Survivors include her husband, Julian B. Hamer Sr. of the home; three sons. Jay Hamcr of Holdcn Beach, John Hamcr and Richard Hamcr, both of Siler City; four daughters, Sharon Smith and Carol Johnson, both of Siler City, Alma Smithcy of Burlington and Ann Reed of Mebane: a sister. Susan Haymore of Siler City; two brothers, Trank Wicker of Siler City and Don ald Wicker of Staley; nine grand children; and one great-grandchild. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Chatham, P.O. Box 1077, Piusboro, N.C. 27312. DOMINICK DI MARTIN Dominick Di Martin, 86, of Hampton Bays, N.Y., died at Southhampton Hospital on March 4. Masonic, fire department and reli gious services were held at J. Ronald Scoti Funeral Home, with a Mass spoken at St. Rosalie's Catholic Church. The cremation ser vice was held privately with inter ment of the ashes at Good Ground Cemetery. Di Martin was a retired foreman and cable slicer for New York Telephone- Company in Westhamp ton Beach, N.Y. He was the last sur viving charter member of the Hampton Bays Fire Department and was also a member of the Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Association and the Potunk Lodge of Wcsthamp ton. Survivors include his two sons, Donald Martin of Hampton Bays and Holden Beach and Alfred Martin of Weed, Calif.; his sister, Mac Martin Tandorio of Hampton Bays; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preced ed in death by his brother, Aurelius. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Coastline Volunteer Rescue Squad. DAVID HENRY PITT1NGER A private memorial service was held for David Henry Pittingcr, 69, of Winnabow, who died March 22 at his home. Pittinger was born in Woodsboro, Md., on 'jcc. 14, 1923, the son of the late w. hn and Jenny Ann Lowe Pittinger. He was an active member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Freemansburg, Pa., and had retired as general manager after 29 years of service with Waylitc Company. He was a U.S. Navy vet eran of World War 11, receiving the Good Conduct Medal. Survivors include his wife, Helen Zamiski Pittingcr of the home; a son, David C. Pittingcr of Lopat Cong, NJ.; two daughters, Sandra Jean Vajda of Freemansburg, Pa., and Jane Ann Pamell of Conway, S.C.; a brother, Daniel, and two sis ters, Mary and Alice, all of Mary land; five grandchildren; and four great-grandch ildren. Memorials may be made to Lov/er Cape Fear Hospice, P.O. Box 1926, Shallottc, N.C. 28459. VIRGINIA PAULINE CHINNIS KELLY Virginia Pauline Chinnis Kelly, St. Luke Lutheran Church Worship Service Sunday, 10:00 A.M. Sunday School at 9:00 a.m. Meeting In Shallottc Middle School 754-7816 Pastor Donald K. Safrit ^ (Casual Dress) - No Foolin! !^> New April Brunswick Business Service Shallotte Southport 754-8300 457-4565 80, of Lcland died March 22 in New Hanover Regional Medical Center Wilmington. The funeral was March 25 at Leland Baptist Church, where she was a member, with the Rev Billy Buchanan and the Rev Roger Heath officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. l i SfloiV^aS I*5"1 Lcland on April i . 1912, the daughter of the late fallen Strickland and William Her ben Chinnis Sr. FavTin?rVnClude hCF ^"ghtcr. Kelly Hayes of Lcland; three grandchildren. Jesse L. Hayes Jr. of Holden Bcach, Kelly H. Wolfe of Castle Haync and Carol Ann H. I0?" of Leland; one great-grand Crw,:,and 3 sisler- Clc? C. Stewart oi Wilmington. JAMES WILSON VARNUM James Wilson Varnum, 57, of Shallotte, a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel, died March 22 in N.C. Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, after a brief illness. The funeral was March 25 in Jennies Branch Baptist Church, with the Rev. Herman Absher and the Rev. Jesse BentJcy officiating. Bur ial was in the church cemetery with full military honors. Varnum was bom Oct. 26, 1935, a son of Ada L. Vamum of Shallottc and Talmadge Vamum of Supply. He was a 1958 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he attended on a football scholarship. He served with ^Lu-S- Air Force from 1958 to IVX6. As a fighter pilot he saw tours of duty in South Vietnam and Thailand. He received the Distingu ished Flying Cross with five oak leaf clusters, the Air Medai with 29 oak leal clusters, the Air Force Com mendation medal and the Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross. Varnum was presently employed by the Hony County Department of Airports as deputy director for gen eral aviation. Survivors in addition to his par ents include his wife, Emily Gore Vamum of the home; two daughters Mrs. Richard (Sarah) Gore of Tabor City and Mrs. Ken (Sandra) Ballard of Tacoma, Wash.; a son. Steven Vamum of the home; and three granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his son, James Wilson Vamum Jr on Feb. 20, 1993. * In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Carolina Football Office, tk'h ^J126, Chapel Hill, N.C. ^/515-2126, or Order of Daedalians Scholarship Fund, Elliott White Springs Flight 77, 1806 Plaa Blvd M) rtle Bcach, S.C. 29575. MARY ELLA MUNDORF Mary Ella Nora Mundorf, 83 of Saltaire Village, Calabash, died March 23 in The Brunswick Hosp ital in Supply. A memorial service was held March 25 in St. James the Fisher man Episcopal Church, Shalloue with the Rev. Richard W. Warner Jr" officiating. Bom Feb. 25, 1903, in York, Pa. she was a daughter of the late Hor ace Franklin and Elsie Nora Weist Reachard. She had served as a re porter for the Millsboro Post news paper, covering fishing. She was the widow of John Blair Mundorf Jr. Seaside United Methodist Church 8:00 AM Worship Soviet 9:00 AM Christian Education Hour 9:30-10:00 AM Fellowship Time 10:00 AM Worship Service CASUAL DRESS ? NURSERY PROVIDED Pastor: The Rev Camillc Yorkey Edwards 579 5753 1300 Seaside Rd. SW (llwy 904) Sunset Beach Survivors includc two daughters, Lorraine Mundorf of Calabash and Barbara Jane Buffington of Bear, Del.; nine grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetics Association, 1660 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314, the Muscular Dystrophy as sociation, 810 Seventh Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10019 or StJamcs Episcopal Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 68, Shallottc, Shallottc, N.C.28459. JAMES E. BELLAMY James Edward "Son Rabbit" Bellamy, 99, of Little River, S.C., died March 22 at Grand Strand General Hospital, Myrtle Beach, S.C., after an illness. The funeral was March 26 at St. Paul AME Church with the Rev. Joe Keel officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. He was bom Aug. 30, 1893, in Georgia, the son of the late Jimmie Rabbit and Ida Bellamy. He attended Horry County public schools and was a retired fanner. Survivors includc two daughters, Eleanor Drayton of Columbia, S.C., and Virginia Hicks of Tabor City; a son, Raymond Bellamy of Little River; seven stepchildren, Carlton Bellamy and Evangeline Randall, both of Little River, Evie Mac Bellamy of Atlantic Beach, S.C., Frances Hewett of Supply, Lannic McCray of New Jersey, and Mattie Bell and Wilbur Bellamy, both of Longs, S.C.; two sisters, Ida Moore of Popular, S.C., and Maggie Phillips of Bucksport, S.C.; 38 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchil dren; and 50 great-greai-g-"ariilchil dren. LAURA M. BATES Laura M. Bates, 93, of Shallottc, died March 24 at Autumn Care of Shallottc. She was bom in Montreal, Canada, a daughter of the late David and Margaret Bisscncttc Martin. She moved to Calabash four years ago from Midlands, Mich., and was a homemakcr. She was the widow of Arthur I. Bates. Survivors includc two sons, Stanley I. Bates of Calabash and F. Lewis Bates of North Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a daughter, Carol M. Parker of Bellingham, Wash.; a sister, Lilly Macintosh of Masscna, N.Y.; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grand children. No local services are planned. T.G. BUMGARDNER Thurston Geriah (T.G.) Bum gardncr, 83, of Lexington, died March 25 at N.C. Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem, after several years of declining health and recent ill ncss. The funeral was conductcd March 28 at First Baptist Church, Lexing ton, by the Rev. Tommy Wilson. Burial was in Forest Hill Memorial Park. Bom in Cleveland County on March 29, 1909, to the late Pinkney and Mary Beam Bumgardncr. He had served First Baptist Church of Lexington as deacon, member, Sunday school teacher, usher, grcct er, senior choir and visitation com mittee member. He was a former life insurance salesman and an ordained Baptist minister, having served in Cleveland County. Bumgardncr was preceded in death in 1953 by his first wife, Macie B. McSwain Bumgardncr. Survivors include his wife, Mon tise Weaver Bumgardncr of the home; two sons. Tommy Ray Smith of Winston-Salem and Aaron E. Smith Jr. of Charlotte; two daugh ters, Mrs. Larry (Martha Sue) Lund berg of Ocean Isle and Evelyn Lou ise Mussclman of Salisbury; a broth er, William Bumgardncr of Shelby; two sisters, Cleo Moffitt of Waco, N.C., and Mrs. Zcb (Ila) Beam of Shelby; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. JAMES T. MACLACHLAN James Thomas MacLachlan, 65, of Carolina Shores, Calabash, died March 26 at his residence following an extended illness. A memorial service was held March 29 at Little River United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Van Thomas officiating. Bom in Orange, N.J., he was a son of the late William and Margaret Cameron MacLachlan. He was a re tired finance director with Berlet Laboratories, a veteran of the U.S. Army, and a member of Little River United Methodist Church. MacLachlan was a former resident of Somerset, NJ. Survivors include his wife, Marlyn Dunn MacLachlan; a son, Bruce Dunn MacLachlan of Hudson, Ohio; two daughters, Gail Rayncr of Somerset, NJ? and Jill Gaillard of Greensboro; a brother, William B. MacLachlan of West Hartford, Conn.; and four grandchil dren. Memorials may be made to Little River United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 160, Little River, S.C. 29566, or Lower Cape Fear Hospice, P.O. Box 1926, Shallotte, N.C. 28459. JUANITA B. HILTON Juanita B. Hilton, 69, of Little River, S.C., died March 27. The funeral was March 29 at North Myrtle Beach Memorial Gardens with ihc Rev. Harold U-Need'um Tires.. See man with red socks on! DYKES' 754-6333 Full Service Tire Center Main St. ? Shallotte Calabash Presbyterian Church Sunday Worship Sen/ice 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 Celebrate 'Easter We have Easter cupcakes, cookies and cakes custom designed by Mickie Get your order in today! HAPPY* SPRING mickie's donut shoppe 6AM-6PM & bakery Shallotte Plaza, Shallotte (across from Sizzlin Sirloin) ? 754-2996 C1W3IHE BHUNSWO BEACON ONE HOUR EYE GLASSES ...LOWEST PRICES IN TOWN! We can make arrangements to have your eyes examined today! I CLEAR-VUE , | CLEAR-VUE , , CLEAR-VUE , Single Vision* Plastic $-1095 Some Piescriplion Urinations Apply Plus or Minus 3 00 diopters/up lo a 2 00 cytaxler Limit One Coupon Per Customer. No Other Advertised Specials Apply Expires 4-30-93 Bifocal $OQ95 Round Seg Flat Top 28's. Any power spheres plus or minus. $QQ95 Progressive No Line $CQ95 Any power spheres plus or minus. $-7095 Any power for Astigmatism. t One Cou ~ ** Limit One Coupon Per Customer. No Other AdvertiSwJ 5^;, !c Apply Expires 4-30-93 Any power for Astigmatism. Limit One Coupon Per Customer. No Other Advertised Specials Apply Expires 4-30 93 " COUPON 1 COUPON 1 I COUPON ' CLEAR-VUE OPTICIANS 3901-A Oleander Dr., Wilmington /qh qvoqc ccco *54 eye and above oversize x' ' Tints and ultra violet filter extra O"*' locations-Kmston. Granville. 1-800-634-1085 Hours: Mon-Fri. 10 a m.-8 p m ; Sat. 10 a m.-5 p.m. and Raleigh Mitchcll officiating. She was born in Bolivia to the laic Evandcr S. and Lillic Ward Bullard. She was the widow of F. Pat Hillon. Mrs. Hillon was retired from the A&P and was a member of First Baptist Church of North Myrtle Beach, S.C. Survivors includc two sons, Richard B. "Randy" Hilton of Simp sonville, S.C., and Ricky L. West of Little River, five daughters, Jenellc Gaffncy of West Columbia, S.C., Patricia Strachan of Virginia Beach, Va., Judy Carter of Longs, S.C., Arlisc L. West of Marion, S.C., and Debbie Bennett of Calabash; three sisters, Virginia Gurlcy of Selma, N.C., and Veronica Cox and Veeda L. Hilbum, boih of Loris, S.C.; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grand child. MARGARET McKKITHAN KNOX Margaret McKcithan Knox, 89, of Leland died March 27 at her resi dence. The funeral was March 29 at Zion United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Billy Peclc officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mrs. Knox was bom in Brunswick County on Sept. 5, 1903, the daughter of the late George Madison and Alice Ottaway McKcithan. She was a member of Zion United Methodist Church and its United Methodist Women, and of Town Creek Senior Citizens. Mrs. Knox was the daughter of a Confederate veteran, George Madison McKeithan, and received a certifi catc from the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Survivors include her daughter, Marilyn Knox Sellers of Durha; and two granddaughters, Melissa Sellers of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Samantha Sellers of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Memorials may be made to Zion United Methodist Church Endow ment and/or Memorial Fund. RUBY F. BABSON Ruby F. Babson, 88, of Ash, died March 25 in Autumn Care, Shal lot te. The funeral was March 28 in the Brunswick Funeral Service Chapel, Shallotte, with Elder David Lcggctt officiating. Burial was in Smith Family Cemetery, Ash. She was born in Brunswick County on Jan. 23, 1905, a daughter of the late Tobias Payne and Ar mcsia Simmons Formyduval. She was preceded in death by her son, Jimmy Todd Babson, on Feb. 25, 1993. Survivors include her husband, Sulton Keifcr Babson of the home; a son, Raymond D. Babson of Ash; a daughter, Linda M. Robinson of Bolivia; and three grandsons, John Babson of Ash and Eric In man and Derek Inman, both of Bolivia. In Loving Memory of Retired Lt Col. James W. Varnum Oct 26. 1935-March 22. 1993 lt must tiavc been cold there in my shadow, to never have sunlight on your face. You were content to let me shine, that's your way. you always walked a step behind. So 1 was the one with all the glory, while you were the one with all the strength. A beautiful lace without a name, for so long, a beautiful smile to hide the pain. Did you ever know that you're my hero, and eveiything I would like to be. 1 can lly higher than an are the wind beneath my wings. lt might have appeared to go unnoticed, but I've got it all here in my heart. 1 want you to know I know the truth, 'course I know il.. 1 would be nothing without you. Did 1 ever tell you you're my hero, you're everything 1 wisn I could be. And I can fly higher than an eagle, for you arc the wind beneath my wings. Thank you. thank you. thank God for you...the wind beneath my wings. Uncle Jim. we will miss you and boopy too! r Full Gospel Business Men Fellowship International and Women's Aglow MONTHLY BANQUET Friday, April 9, 7 PM Family House Restaurant Main St., Shallotte (Behind Hardees) GUEST * SPEAKER: '?? Jerry Hannah ^ Jerry is from Fayetteville, and was born and raised in ^?^Alabama. He has a Bachelor of ? 'Ty* ^^^^HTheology degree from Jack ? il ^^^^Hsonville Theological Seminary ^ Jacksonville, Fl. erry anna Jerry had a successful 21 year career in the U.S. Air Force and earned many honors singing. He even participated in the Air Force World Talent Show. Later he worked five years with Blue Cross/Blue Shield. But despite his successful career, his life has not been without problems. Raised in an unhappy home of divorced parents and finding out later in his own mari iage that his wife suffered from cancer and a life threatening birth defect in her kidneys, he has learned to trust God totally Through prayer, he saw his wife completely healed. The Lord has blessed him greatly through an anointed musical ministry and an inspiring and humorous testimony. Please circle April 9 on your calendar and don't miss this special meeting! Ladies are invited. | ?19MTHgJWuhSWK> ACQ

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