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Deaths And Funerals
IVA BELLE CREECH
Iva Belle Creech, 86, of Leland
died Oct. 12 in New Hanover Reg
ional Medical Center. Wilmington.
The funeral was Oct. 15 in the
Andrews Mortuary Market Street
Chapel, Wilmington, by the Rev.
Franklin Toole. Burial was in Green
lawn Memorial Park
Mrs. Creech was born in Johnston
County on Oct. 12, 1907, the daugh
ter of the late Delmar and Lillie Tar
Hardee. She was preceded in death
by her husband. Virgil A. Creech.
She was a member of Woodburn
Survivors include two sons, John
ny Vance Creech of Fredericksburg,
Va.. and V.A. Creech Jr. of Leland;
three sisters, Agnes Barbour of
Raleigh. Mira Dixon of Clinton and
Mildred Hoggard of Chesapeake,
Va.; two brothers. Morrison Hardee
of Benson and Bruce Hardee of
Wichita Falls, Texas; three grand
children; and a great-granddaughter.
EVIE OREE (SUSIE)
FULLWOOD SASSER BRUNER
Evie Oree (Susie) Fullwood Sas
ser Bruner, 83, died Oct. 12 in Mag
nolia Manor Rest Home, Moncks
The funeral was Oct. 15 in the
Andrews Mortuary Market Street
Chapel, Wilmington, with the Rev.
Dr. Roger Home officiating. Burial
was in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
A former resident of Wilmington,
she was bom in Southport on April
25, 1910. the daughter of the late
Lewis Herbert and Annie Elizabeth
She was a member of Oak Grove
Presbyterian Church of Wilmington.
Survivors include her daughter,
Oree (Ree) Bell Roberts of Charles
ton, S.C.; her son. Earl R. Bell Jr. of
Fort Pierce. Fla.; six grandchildren;
and several great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the
American Cancer Society, P.O. Box
312, Moncks Comer, S.C. 29461.
ANNIE MAE WILKERSON
Annie Mae Wilkerson Gamer, 85,
of Lumberton died Oct. 12 in
Southeastern General Hospital.
The funeral was Oct. 14 at Fell
owship Holiness Church, of which
she was a member. The Rev. Myron
Ford officiated. Burial was in New
She was bom in Marlboro
County, S.C., on June 23, 1908, the
daughter of the late George and Ella
Jane Caulder Wilkerson. She was
the widow of William Gamer.
Survivors include a son, Millard
Gamer of Lumberton; four daugh
Sunday Worship Service
Church School For All Ages
Old Georgetown Road
j Dr. Francis M Womack, Jr., Minister
Nursery Provided ? Casual Dress
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 Sen-Ice
CASUAL DRESS ? NURSERY PROVIDED
Pastor: The Rev. Jerry lowry
1300 Seaside Rd. SW (Hwy. 904)
ters, Mary Stone of Lexington,
Myrtle Cain of Whiteville, Peggy
Lee of Haleyville, Ala., and Carolyn
Smith of Holden Beach; a sister,
Beulah Butler of Laurinburg; 26
grandchildren; 37 great-grandchil
dren; and seven great-great-grand
JOHNNIE ELMER SILVER III
Johnnie Elmer "Trey" Silver III,
20, of Loris, S.C., died Oct. 13 in
Shallotte as the result of an automo
The funeral was Oct. 16 in the In
man Chapel, Tabor City, by the Rev.
Roger Small and the Rev. Bobby
Norton, with burial in Forest Lawn
Cemetery, Tabor City.
He was a native of McDowell
County, the son of Johnnie Elmer
Silver Jr. of Shallotte and Helen
Kaye Grainger Silver of Jacksons
Survivors in addition to his par
ents include a sister, Layla Roseann
Sherrer of Jacksons Gap; a brother,
Anthony Drew Sherrer of Jacksons
Gap; a stepsister, Kimberly Michelle
Sherrer of Jacksons Gap; maternal
grandparents, Waylon & Rosie
Small of Loris, S.C.; his paternal
grandmother, Gladys Silver of Old
Fort; and his paternal great-grand
mother, Ruth Brown of Old Fort.
ALBERTA GAINEY SUE
Alberta Gainey Sue, 84, of Le
land, died Oct. 14 in New Hanover
Regional Medical Center, Wilming
The funeral was Oct. 16 in Leland
Baptist Church, with the Rev. Billy
Buchanan, the Rev. John Marcus
Sellers and the Rev. Maurice Mc
Lain officiating. Burial was in the
Mrs. Sue was born in Brunswick
County on April 17, 1909, the
daughter of the late Morris Sylvester
and Frances Eleanor Nelson Gainey.
She was a member of Leland Baptist
Survivors include her husband,
Samuel Arthur Sue Sr. of the home;
three sons. Franklin Eugene Sue and
William Morris Sue, both of Leland,
and Samuel Arthur Sue Jr. of
Greensboro: two foster daughters,
Hallie Mae Wilkins and Bertie
"Tillie" Clark, both of Leland; a half
-brother, Joe Gainey of Leland; a
sister, Mary Lillie Cherry of Wilm
ington; a half-sister. Mildred Rooks
of Lumberton; five grandchildren;
five foster grandchildren; and 13
Memorials may be made to Le
land Baptist Church or to the Ame
rican Children's Home, RO. Box
1288, Lexington, N.C. 27293.
BESSIE C. GAUSE
Bessie Carolyn Hughes Gause,
86, of the Loris, S.C., area died Oct.
14 after an illness.
The funeral was Oct. 16 in the
chapel of Hardwick Funeral Home,
with burial in Carter Cemetery.
Born Nov. 16, 1906, in Horry
County, S C., she was a daughter of
the late Cora Lee Benton. and Wil
liam Hughes. She was a homemaker
and a member of Mount Vernon
Survivors include a son, Bobby
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Gause of Myrtle Beach. S.C.; tv/o
daughters, Flewyne Woods of
Hampton, Fla. and Ernestine Gause
of Tabor City; a brother. Earl
Hughes of Lake Waccamaw; three
sisters, Edith Simmons of Southport,
Olean LeForce of Washington and
Clyde Prince of Loris, S.C.; four
grandchildren: and five ereat-grand
ISAAC THOMAS BENTON
Isaac Thomas "Jimmy" Benton,
71, of Ash, died Oct. 15 in The
Brunswick Hospital, Supply.
The funeral was Oct. 17 in (he
Brunswick Funeral Service Chapel,
Shallotte, by the Rev. Clarence Ric
hardson. Burial was in New Britton
Baptist Church Cemetery, Ash.
He was born in Brunswick
County on Dec. 18, 1921. a son of
the late Isaac and Tincie Inman
Benton. He was a farmer and a vet
eran of World War II. He was pre
ceded in death by a son, Gary B.
Survivors include his wife, Gir
leen Smith Benton; a son, Larry T.
Benton of Ash; four daughters. Gin
ger Vereen, Linda Atkinson, Patsy
Turner and Shelvy B. Hill, all of
Ash; two brothers. Cecil Benton and
Seymer Benton, both of Ash; eight
grandchildren; and two great-grand
Charles Phillip Aldridge, 80, of
Southport, died Oct. 17 in Dosher
The funeral was Oct. 19 in Trinty
United Methodist Church, where he
was a member, with the Rev. Craig
Gaither and the Rev. P.D. Midgett
officiating Burial was in North
Aldridge was born on May 11,
1913, in Southport. a son of the late
Minnie and John S. Aldridge. He
was a member of Pythagoras Lodge
No. 249 A.F. & A.M.. and was a for
mer member Southport alderman.
Survivors include his wife, Ella
Chadwick Aldridge of the home; a
son. Charles Phillip Aldridge Jr. of
Southport; and two sisters. Mamie
Oliver and Mildred Ludnam, both of
in lieu of flowers, memorial con
tributions may be made to Trinity
United Methodist Church.
FLOYD FRANCIS FERGUSON
Floyd Francis Ferguson, 75, of
Shallotte, died Oct. 18 at his home.
The funeral will be held today
(Thursday) at 2 p.m. in Ocean View
Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church,
with the Rev. R.C. Dixon Jr., the
Rev. Dwarka Ramphal and the Rev.
Maurice Milligan officiating. Burial
will be in the church cemetery.
Born in Randolph County on Jan.
14, 1918, he was a son of the late
Samuel G. and Annie Lou Etta
Lanier Ferguson. He was a member
of Ocean View Pentecostal Freewill
Survivors include his wife, Retha
Spencer Ferguson; four sons, Ray
mond Ferguson and Jerry Ferguson,
both of Supply, Fred Ferguson of
Wilmington and Larry Ferguson of
Supply; a daughter, Wanda Cal
ender of Shallotte; a brother, Ed
ward Earl Ferguson of Wilmington;
16 grandchildren; and eight great
The family was to receive friends
Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30
p.m. at Brunswick Funeral Service
Second Local Choir Festival Set Oct. 24
The Second Annual Ecumenical
Choir Festival will be held Sunday,
Oct. 24, at 4 p.m. at Shallotte Pres
Choir members from Brunswick
Charge United Methodist, Calabash
Presbyterian, Little River United
Methodist, Pleasant Grove Baptist,
St. Luke Lutheran, Seaside United
Methodist and the host church will
Three massed choir anthems will
be directed by Marjorie Crissman,
director of music at Seaside United
Methodist, and accompanied by
Connie Thomas. Little River UMC,
and Gerri Parsons, St. Luke
Lutheran. Patti Jordan will direct
"Benediction," dedicated to her by
the composers. Individual choirs
will present anthems relating to the
Organ accompaniment during the
service will be provided by Janie
King of the host church and Dr.
William Knox of Wilm. and Bethel
United Methodist Church. A piano
and organ duet will be performed by
Ruth Daniel and Sue Sellers.
Instrumental accopaniments will
be played by Heather Hilton, flutist,
and a brass quartet made up of Brian
Chestnut, Craig Morris, John Clark
and Doug Hewett. The students are
members of the West Brunswick
High School band.
The public is invited.
Homecoming At Sharon
Sharon United Methodist Church
near Holden Beach will celebrate
Homecoming Sunday, Oct. 24.
Spokesman Ginny Mclntyre said
dinner will be served following the
1 1 a.m. worship service. The pastor,
the Rev. Rodney Lane, will be the
All members, former members,
prospective members and friends of
the church are invited to attend.
Choir Presents Evensong
Schola Cantorum, the chamber
choir of the Episcopal Diocese of
East Carolina, will present a pro
gram of choral evensong Sunday,
Oct. 24, at 5 p.m. at St. James the
Fisherman Episcopal Church. Main
The choir is directed by Samuel
The event is the first of a series of
free community concerts to be spon
sored by the church.
Homecoming, Revival Set
The Rev. Howard Fowler will be
the guest speaker Sunday, Oct. 24,
for Homecoming at Soldier Bay
Baptist Church on N.C. 130 at Ash.
Sunday school begins at 9:45
a.m., worship at 11 a.m., with dinner
afterward in the fellowship hall.
Revival begins Monday, Oct. 25
and continue through Friday, Oct.
25, with services at 7:30 p.m. each
day. A nursery will be provided.
The Rev. Vernon Williamson is
the guest speaker.
Pentecost At Chapel
The Rev. Julian Pentecost, a Bap
tist minister from Richmond, Va., is
the pastor of the week at The Hol
den Beach Chapel.
He will speak during the 11 a.m.
worship service at the interdenomina
tional chapel, located on Rothschild
Street across from Holden Beach
Town Hall. A nursery is provided.
n grand opening
Kingsway Christian Book
\ and Music
Saturday, October 23, 9 am-7 pm
( Bible Books ? Church Supplies
Stop by and receive a free gift.
Free hot dogs and drinks will be served.
107 Shallotte Ave. ? Shallotte
(in blue building next to NAPA)
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You are invited to the first of a series
of concerts for the Shallotte area
Scola Cantorum, the chamber choir of
the Episcopal Diocese of East
Carolina, will sing Evensong Sunday,
October 24, at 5 PM. I
Everyone is welcome. No admission fee.
4941 Main St., Bus. Hwy. 17,
P.O. Box 68, Shallotte, NC 28459 \
Sunday school begins at 10 a.m.
More than 30() volunteers re
turned to Brunswick Islands Baptist
Church to see the finished church
they helped build and to join in its
Two dedication services on Oct.
16 and 17 were needed to accommo
date the volunteers. More than 500
people helped build the church they
refer to as the "Miracle on the Hill."
A fellowship fish fry was held on
the church grounds Saturday, despite
grey skies and occasional showers.
The rain held off long enough for
the group to enjoy the meal and fel
The church's first revival will
take place Oct. 31 to Nov. 3. Pastor
Marion Powell, who worked on the
church building project this past
summer, will conduct the services.
Everyone is invited.
Perdew To Speak
Elder William Perdew of Wilm
ington will be guest speaker this
Sunday, Oct. 24, at the Oake Island
Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m. and
worship services are at 10:15 a.m.
Cookbooks For Sale
The Women's Ministry of Harvest
Fellowship Pentecostal Holiness
Church of Shallotte is selling cook
books to raise money for the church.
The books cost $6 each. For more
information or to place an order, call
Peggy Jordan at 754-6976.
Crystal Spring Missionary Baptist
Church in the Northwest community
will observe its annual homecoming
with services Sunday, Oct. 31, at 1
Special guests will be the Rev.
John Troy, the choir and congrega
tion of Gray's Creek Baptist Church
of Fayetteville. The service will be
followed by dinner.
Chapel Sets Revival
Farmers Chapel Baptist Church of
Maco will hold revival services Oct.
24-27 nightly at 7:30 p.m. with the
Rev. Acie Faulk.
Sunday, Oct. 31 will be home
coming. The Southside Sonlighters
will sing after lunch, according to
spokesman Shirlene Scoggins.
Everyone is welcome.
New Life Baptist Church of
Exum will hold Homecoming Sun
day, Oct. 31.
Sunday school will begin at 10
a.m. and worship service at 1 1 a.m.,
with Ihe Rev. Guy Formyduval as
the guest speaker.
Dinner will follow the service.
Everyone is welcome.
New Life is located on the Exum
Road at its intersection with Big
Fall Revival Begins
Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church at Sup
ply will hold its fall revival Sunday,
Oct. 24, through Thursday, Oct. 28,
with the Rev. Lee Roy Smith as the
Services will be held Sunday at
11 a.m. and 6 p.m., and Monday
through Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
All are welcome, said spokesman
Mt. Pisgah Church is located at
the intersection of Mt. Pisgah Road
and Turnpike Road in Supply.
Mill Creek Homecoming
The public is invited to celebrate
homecoming Sunday, Oct. 24, at
Mill Creek Baptist Church.
The Rev. Charles Trull of Belville
will be the visiting pastor.
Sunday school will start at 9:45
a.m. and the worship service begins
at 10:45 a.m. A covered dish dinner
will be served at noon.
Ramphal Is Speaker
The Rev. Dwarka Ramphal will
be the guest speaker for revival ser
vices at Trinity Primitive Freewill
Baptist Church in Ash Oct. 24-27.
Services will begin at 7:30 p.m.,
with special singing planned each
night. Everyone is welcome.
The Girls Entering the Master's
Service (GEMS) of Harvest Fellow
ship Pentecostal Holiness Church of
Shallotte held an awards ceremony
Girls receiving awards, pins and
badges were Leslie Harris. Tara Dy
son, Stephanie Miller, Ashley Parker
and Amy Legg (Young Creations);
Amanda Babson and Danielle Harris
(Geets); Brandy Cochran, Amber
Miller and Cecelia Hewett (Alphas);
Lisa White (Betas); and Brandy
Worship Service Sunday. 10:00 A.M.
Sunday School at 9:00 a.m.
Meeting In Shallotte Middle School
Pastor Donald R. Safrit
" A proud tradition of dignified service to every family's needs.'
Greg White-Manager ? Hwy. 1 7 N. . Supply (Only 6 minutes nocth ol siuiwtei ? 754-6848
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St. James the Fisherman
4941 Main St., Bus. Hwy. 17, P.O. Box 68, Shallotte, NC 28459
HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR .
MAINE LORSTER SALE
Hundreds Of Prime Live Maine Lobsters Flown
Into Brunswick County For This Sale
LIVE LOBSTERS ONLY $9.50 EACH
Perfectly cooked lobsters: Add 50<f
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6
ORDER YOUR LOBSTERS EARLY!
Tickets are available from members of St. James the Fisherman. Mail
orders will be held at the door. In order to guarantee you quality and
freshness, all lobsters must be ordered by Oct. 31st. We pre-pay for
lobsters so ua refunds are possible. Pick up lobsters at the church by
1:00 PM on Nov. 6th. HURRY, DEADLINE IS NEAR!
When picking up lobsters, have fun and shop at our
HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR 9 am-3 pm.
Crafts ? Silent Auction ? Pony Rides ? Dunk the Minister ? Pizza ? Hot Dogs
Clowns ? Face Painting ? Children's Games ? Balloons ? Prizes
IName Number of lobsters & $9* live each
I @ $10?? cooked each |
| Address Amount enclosed
jPhone number Make check payable to St. James the Fisherman
|and mail to: P.O. Box 68, Shallotte, NC 28459.
(All proceeds go to St. James the fisherman Building Funds)
8:00 AM - Holy Eucharist
10:00 AM ? Church School for all ages,
nursery through adult
10:30 AM - Holy Eucharist
Morning Prayer on Sth Sundays
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Coffee and fellowship following both services.
Casual attire. Nursery available.
12:10 and 7PM - Holy Eucharist and healing
Monday through Friday 8:00 AM Morning Prayer Service
Church 754-9313 Rectory 842-8498