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Local Deaths And Funerals WILBUR WASHINGTON TODD Wilbur Washington Todd of Wil mington died Nov. 18 at his home following an extended illness. Born in Horry County on Jan. 8. 1921, he was the son of the late Joseph Wilbur and Linnie Sikes Todd. He was a member of Long Leaf Baptist Church, was an Army veteran of World War II and was re tired from the Babcock-Wilcox Company. Surviving are his wife, Leila Prince Todd of the home; a son, Wilbur Gene Todd and wife Margie of Rocky Point; a daughter. Deborah Todd Joyner and husband Alfred of Wilmington; four brothers. Henry and Heyward Todd, both of Horry County, S.C., Daniel Todd of Wilm ington and Clarence Todd of Char leston, S.C.; a sister, Clara Belle Todd of Horry County; seven grand children and three great-grandchil dren. Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 19, in the Coble Ward-Smith Chapel with burial Nov. 20 in Carter's Cemetery. Loris, S.C. The family requests memorials be made to the Lower Cape Fear Hos pice. 810 Princess St., Wilmington NC 28401. DOROTHY MURRAY GARRELL Dorothy Murray Garrell, 67, of Lake Waccamaw, died Nov. 15 in Columbus County Hospital. White ville. A memorial service was held Nov. 18 in Lake Waccamaw United Methodist Church, where she was a member, with the Rev. Tal Madison officiating. Mrs. Garrell was born in McLen nan County. Texas, on Jan. 1, 1926, the daughter of the late Paul C. and Jewell Powell Murray. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Leroy Maxwell (Max) Garrell of Lake Waccamaw, who is in real es tate at Holden Beach; a daughter, Mary Pat Garrell of Clarendon; a son. Major Michael M. Garrell. sta tioned with the U.S. Air Force in Rhode Island; her stepmother, Frances MutTay of Cottonwood, Ariz.; and four grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice. ANNE P. SKIPPER Anne Potter Skipper. 77, of Dur ham, died Nov. 16 at her home fol lowing a brief illness. The funeral was Nov. 18 in Clements Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Tom Robinson. A graveside service was held in Skipper Family Cemetery, Maco, with the Rev. James Pollard officiating. Mrs. Skipper was born and reared in Brunswick County but had been a resident of Durham for the past 47 years. She had been employed for 16 years as a seamstress with Belk Leggett Co. She was of the Baptist faith and was a past matron, Bahama Chapter No. 203, Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include a daughter, Bar bara S. Jeffries of Durham; a son. Ronald Eugene Skipper of Seattle, Wash.; four grandsons; and three great-granddaughters. JOYCE DUNIYEN MILLS Joyce Duniven Mills, 42, of Boiling Spring Lakes died Nov. 16 in Wake Medical Center, Raleigh. Born in Southport on Aug. 19, 1951, she was a daughter of Odcssie Smith Duniven of Boiling Spring [.akes and the late [.awrence Duni ven. Surv ivors in addition to her moth er include her husband. Franklin L. Mills; a son. Wayne Mills of Boiling Spring Lakes; a sister. Brenda Ma queda of Pireway; and a brother. Bennie Smith of Ash. The funeral was Nov. 19 at Holy Light Holiness Church in Ash, with burial in the church cemetery. SELMA BARTON MILLER Selma Barton Miller, 69, of Wil mington, died Nov. 15. A memorial service was held Nov. 17 in Andrews Mortuary Val ley Chapel. She was born in Greenville, S.C., on April 9, 1924. the daughter of the late Charles Boyd and Maggie Fowler Barton. She was the wife of the late Richard L. Miller. Survivors include a sister. Lessie L. Cison; her daughter, Patricia Mealor of Leland; four granddaugh ters; four grandsons; and three great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the New Hanover County Humane Society. 2405 N. 23rd St.. Wilminnton. N.C. 28401 or to GROW. D. EDGAR LONG D. E-.dgar Long, 75, of Shallotte died Nov. 17 at his home. The funeral was Sunday, Nov. 21, in Letties Grove Pentecostal Free will Baptist Church. Shallotte, with the Rev. Maurice Milligan and the Rev. J. Rodney Lane officiating. Burial was in Sharon United Meth odist Church Cemetery. Supply. Long was born in Nakina. the son of the late Daniel William and Susan Long. He was a retired farmer and a former employee of The Brunswick Bcflcon. He was a U.S. Navy veter an. Survivors include his wife, Ersell Lewis Long; two sons, Wilbur T. Long ot Berlin. Germany, and Virgil R. Long of Nakina; three daughters, Doris Duering of Holmes, Pa Janice Smith of Ash and Kay Limon of San Diego, Calif.; a stepson, Hoyle G. Hewett of Shallotte; a stepdaughter, Cynthia Potter of Houston, Texas; two brothers, Clif ford Long of Wilmington and D.W. Long Jr. of Ash; seven sisters. May Griffin of Lumberton. Ethel Evans of Nakina, Magaline Cheshire of Chadbourn, Emma Ward and Cha nty Duval, both of Whiteville. and Dorothy Suggs and Virginia Gore, both of Shallotte; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. HOWARD HURD JR. Howard Hurd Jr., 69, of Little River, S.C., died Nov. 18 in Grand Strand General Hospital, Mvrtle Beach. S.C. A memorial service was held Tuesday, Nov. 21, at Calabash Presbyterian Church with the Rev Francis Womack Jr. officiating. Born in Washington. D.C., he was a son of the late Howard and Pauline Angevine Hurd. He retired as senior vice president of First Fidelity Bank of Newark, N.J., and was a former president of Mainland Exchange Club. He moved to Calabash in 1984. He was a member of Calabash SOUTH ATLANTIC MONUMENTCa 1913 Hwy. 905, Conway, S.C. 29526 Office (803)365-1353 (803)397-5981 (910)2874778 B?b,by McC??ck laiu) <>87-4778 (803)756-7106 ATTENTION BRUNSWICK COUNTY OLDER ADULTS Do you have questions concerning services available to adults age 60 and over? For Information and Referral Case Assistance and Care Management Call WELL CARE 6 NURSING SERVICES, INC. wc E'NSs at (910)754-9700 EOE Presbyterian Church, a former mem ber of Bay Tree Golf Plantation and the Bay Tree Blazer. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Beatrice Weymouth Hurd; a son, Richard Hurd of Suffolk. Va.; a daughter, Sharyn Iris Hurd of Wil liamstown, N.J.; a sister, Beverly Beck of Rockville. Md.; and a grandson. Memorials may be made to Calabash Presbyterian Church, 8820 Old Georgetown Road, Sunset Beach. N.C. 28468. JAMES C. HASTY JR. James C. Hasty Jr., 62, of Little Rock, S.C., died Nov. 18 in his home. A graveside funeral was held Nov. 20 in Hamer Cemetery. Born in Cumberland County, he was a son of the late James Colon and Louise Hamer Hasty. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Disabled American Veterans, a retired farmer and a member of Main Street United Methodist Church. Survivors include his daughter, Stephanie Hasty of Calabash; a sis ter, Katie Louise Hasty Matthews of Laurinburg; and a brother, Willis Hasty of Columbia, S.C. Memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 493, Dillon, S.C. 29536. CLEVELAND COLLIER Cleveland Collier, 78, of Little River, S.C., died Nov. 17 in Grand Strand General Hospital, Myrtle Beach, S.C.. after an illness. The funeral was Nov. 21 in Union Baptist Church. Brooksville, S.C., of which he was a member, with the Rev. Dennis Graham officiating. Burial was in Old Mount Calvary Cemetery. Born April 8, 1915, in Augusta, Ga., he was a son of the late Willie and Lena Collier. Survivors include his wife, Teva Bell Collier; six daughters, Lee Grissett, Blondie Lane. Edna Collier and Lesley "Penny" Grissett. all of Little River, Merlene Stanley of Nakina and Angela Johnson of Thomasboro; a brother, Lester Collier of Augusta; 12 grandchil dren; and three great-grandchildren. EVELYN K. CAVALLO Evelyn Klutz Cavallo, 75. of Calabash died Nov. 21 in Conway (S.C.) Hospital. The family was to receive friends from 4 p.m. to 4 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Brunswick Funeral Service Chapel. A prayer service will also be held today with the Rev. Francis Maloney officiating. Mrs. Cavallo was born March 31, 1918, in Salisbury, the daughter of the late Charles and Agnes Smelter Klutz. Survivors include her husband, Oreste "Rusty" H. Cavallo; a daugh ter, Meri Elizabeth Thomas of Charleston, S.C.; and a grandson. JAMES C. GAULDEN SR. James Carlos Gaulden Sr., 80, of Calabash died Nov. 20 at McLeod General Hospital, Florence. S.C. A graveside service was held Nov. 23 at North Myrtle Beach Memorial Gardens, North Myrtle Beach, S.C., by the Rev. Jerry Prince. Mr. Gaulden was a retired mill wright and past commander of VFW Post No. 2740 in Durham. Survivors include his wife. Helen Jernigan Gaulden; a son, James C. Gaulden Jr. of Atlanta; a daughter. Frances G. Jones of Durham; a sis ter; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. LETHA L. HEWETT Letha Lewis Hewett, 71, of Shal lotte, died Nov. 20 at The Brunswick Hospital, Supply. A graveside service was held Nov. 22 in Oak Grove Cemetery, Supply. Mrs. Hewett was the daughter of the late James Stub and Mattie Davis Lewis. Survivors include Five sons, Shel ton Hewett, James William Hewett, Johnnie Hewett, Jack Hewett and Carl Hewett, all of Shallotte; two daughters, Charlotte H. Hewett and Glenda Cheryl Hewett, both of Shallotte; a brother. Jack Lewis of Whiteville; three sisters, Frances Powell and Lou Ellen Farrow, both of Whiteville, and Zettie Hewett of Lexington; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. MILDRED RUSSELL GARLAND Mildred Russell Garland. 76, of Mint Hill and Holden Beach died Nov. 19 in University Hospital. The funeral was Nov. 22 in McEwen Funeral Home's Charlotte Chapel, with burial in Evergreen Burial Park. Mint Hill. A native of Union County, she was a homemaker and a member of Sabbath Home Baptist Church near Holden Beach. Survivors include her husband, Isaac Garland of Mint Hill; a daugh ter, Vickie Lorring of Mint Hill; a brother, Horace Russell of Kan Chiropractic Center of Shallotte/Ocean Isle Mwy. 179, Ocean Isle, 579-3502 Dr. H.J. 'Skip'' Davis ?Full Spine Technique ?Non-Force Technique ?Blood Chemistry ?Sports Medicine ?Diagnostic X-Ray Call for appointments. Most Insurances Accepted Mon.-Fri. 8:30-12 & 1:30-5:30, Thurs. 8:30-12 napolis; five sisters, Virginia Eaves and Helen Whitley, both of Con cord, Elizabeth Carriker and Mae Biaswell, both of Monroe, and Nancy Hinson of Charlotte; four grandchildren; and two great-grand children. Memorials pay be made to First Presbyterian Church Television Ministry, 2(H) West Trade Street, Charlotte, N.C. 28202. MARY ELLEN STANLEY Mary Ellen Stanley of Calabash died Nov. 19 in The Brunswick Hospital. Supply. The funeral will be held today (Wednesday) at 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Longwood. Burial will be in the church cemetery. FRANCIS WARD JOHNSON Francis Ward Johnson. 75, of Harrells died unexpectedly Nov. 18. The funeral was Nov. 21 in Padgett Funeral Chapel, with burial in Harrells Community Cemetery. Survivors include his wife. Carrie Thorpe Johnson; a daughter. Mrs. Jack (Kay) Lane of Mt. Olive; two sons, Hugh Johnson and Gary Johnson, both of Raleigh; a step daughter, Mrs. Victor (Carrie) Sanderlin of Winnabow; a sister, Gladys Eakins of Harrells; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and three step-grandchildren. A native of Sampson County, he was the son of the late Hybert Ward and Lillie Hall Johnson. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and the Korean conflict. He was in the farm machinery business for years and was a member of First Baptist Church of Wallace. THELMA LEE JONES Thelma Lee Jones of Winnabow died Nov. 16 at home. The funeral was Nov. 22 at St. Mary's Church, with burial in the St. Mary's Cemetery, Winnabow. JAMES STEPHEN FAIRCLOTH James Stephen (Jimmy) Faircloth of Leland died Nov. 19 at his resi dence. He was born James Stephen West in Lumberton on March 18, 1958, the son of Daisy Evelyn Faircloth West of Lumberton and the late Albert James West. He was adopted on Jan. 28, 1969, by his grandpar ents. the late John and Elva Fair cloth. Survivors include two brothers, Russell Eugene Faircloth and John Edward Faircloth Jr. of Wilmington; seven sisters, Daisy Evelyn West of Lumberton, Carolyn F.lise Bonjonia. Mary Beth Nicklis and Carolyn Marie Everett, all of Richmond. Va., Doris Anne Hardison of St. Augus tine, Fla., Reva Juanita Faircloth of Wilmington and Paula Madeline Leonard of Hampstead; and a spe cial friend. Fay Odell Jr. of Leland. Memorials may be made to THE GROW AIDS Resource Project. P.O. Box 341-11, South College Road. Suite 182, Wilmington, N.C. 28403. EARL RICHARD ELY Earl Richard Ely, 70, of Long Beach, died Nov. 19 in Duke Hospital, Durham. The funeral was Nov. 21 at Oak Island Presbyterian Church, where he was a member and former dea con. The Rev. Lewis Boyle and the Rev. Earl Farrell officiated. A grave side service was held Nov. 23 at Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans, W.Va., with masonic rites accorded by Washington Lodge No. 58, A.F.& A.M. Mr. Ely was born June 16, 1923, in Charleston, W.Va., son of Nell Liversedge Ely of Melbourne. Fla., and the late Dubward Ely. He moved here from St. Albans 10 years ago, having retired from Union Carbide Co. after 32 years of service. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, a member of Oak Island Lodge No. 758 A.F.& A.M.. a 32nd degree Scottish Rite mason, and a member of Sudan Shrine Temple and Brunswick County Shrine Club. He was a past president of Oak Island Senior Citizens Club. Survivors in addition to his moth er include his wife, Jackie Dillard Ely of the home; three daughters. Mrs. Terry (Kitty) Ramos of Green ville, N.C., Mrs. Ralph (Trish) Burton of South Charleston, W.Va., and Mrs. Bill (Dee) Lewis of Nitro. (Continued On Following Page) Lower Cape Fear Hospice & Century 21 Sunset Realty invite you to share the beauty of the holidays this year by sponsoring a. . . Love Light Tree Situated on the corner of Hwys. 179 & 904 at Sea side, the tree will symbolize the true spirit of .Christmas. For a donation of $5 or more, you may sponsor a light on the tree in honor of some one you love or admire. For a $25 donation you may sponsor a light on the star atop the tree. All donations go to Hospice, and a card will be sent to notify the honoree of your gift. ^A. candle lighting ceremony will be held Dec. 16 at 6:30 p.m. To make your contribution, complete the form below and mail with your check. 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