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Deaths And Funerals
WORTH BATTLE CORBETT
Worth Battle Corbett, 77. of Dur
ham died Dec. 29 in llillhaven La
Salle Convalescent Center following
an extended illness.
funeral wss Dc*. 1' ,r% Qc
ments Funeral Chapel, Durham, con
ducted by the Rev. Chris Spurlock.
Entombment was in Gethsemane
Memorial Gatdens in Zebulon.
Mr. Corbett was a native of
Johnston County, hut had been a res
ident of Durham for many years.
Prior to retirement he was an office
machine repairman for Commercial
Equipment Inc. of Durham. He was
a past member ot Zebulon Lions
Club, and First Baptist Church of
Sanford. He was a current member
of First Baptist Church in Durham.
Survivors include his wife of 53
years, Pauline Hales Corbett; a
daughter. Linda C. Gilliam of Hol
den Beach; five brothers, C. "Buck"
Corbett of Hope Mills, Army
Corbett of Rutherfordton, Carroli
Corbett of Fasley, S.C.. Gilbert
Corbett of Decatur, Ala., and John
Corbett of Lutz. Fla.; three sisters.
Edith C. Lumpkin of Louisburg. Sa
die Phillips of Raleigh and Ercelle
Jenkins of Grantsville. Md.; and two
Memorials -nay be made to chari
ty or institution of the donor's
DONALD LcROY STEVENS
Donald Lx-Roy Stevens, 52, of
Leland died Dec. 27 in Pender
Memorial Hospital, Burgaw.
The funeral was Dec. 30 in the
Coble Ward-Smith Chapel, Wilm
ington, with the Rev. Anthony Davis
otticiating. Burial was in Stephens
Family Cemetery, Stephens Cross
Mr. Stevens was born in Horry
County, S.C., on March 14, 1941,
the son of Gertrude Duncan Stevens
of Leland and the late Thomas G.
Stevens. He was a member of
Community Chapel Baptist Church
and was a U.S. Army veteran of the
Survivors in addition to his moth
er include two daughters, Donna
Kaye Stevens of Kelly and Mary
Ann Stevens of Leland; four broth
ers, Robert Earl Stevens and G.W.
Stevens, both of Savannah. Ga.,
Wade Stevens of Leland and Doug
las Stevens of Thomasville; two sis
ters, Olene Lewis of Leland and
Mary Causey of Conway, S.C.; and
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Harry Pinkman Somersett. 75, of
Shallotte died Jan. 2 in New Han
over Regional Medical Center,
The funeral was Jan. 4 in the
Brunswick Funeral Service Chapel,
Shallotte, by the Rev. Macon Wood
anil the Rev. Dale Holden, with the
Rev. J.D. Hewett as honorary minis
ter. Burial was in Mintz Cemetery,
Born in Brunswick County on
l'. !91X he ?vus ?? son of the
late Harve Isaiah and Mary Viola
Frink Somersett. He was a U.S.
Navy veteran and a retired merchant
Survivors include his wife, Mar
garet Hewett Somersett of the home;
a son. Darry Ci. Somersett of Shal
lotte; a daughter, Gayle S. Stanley of
Shallotte; two brothers, Robert
Somersett and Sam B. Somersett,
both of Shallotte; three sisters,
Estelle S. Lee of Wilmington. Daisy
S. Hewett of Ash and Mary S. Tharp
of Leland; five grandchildren; and
HENRY E. WILLIAMS
Henry E. Williams. 62, of Brier
wood Estates. Shallotte. died Dec.
29 in The Brunswick Hospital.
He had retired from the U.S.
Army as a lieutenant colonel and
was retired from Duke University,
where he served as director of stu
A graveside funeral was held Jan.
2 in Western Prong Baptist Church
Cemetery, Whiteville. by the Rev.
Survivors include his wife. Melba
Lennon Williams; a son. Robert
Williams of Meadville. Pa.; a daugh
ter. Cheryl W. Deal of Hickory; and
Memorials may be made to the
West Brunswick Branch, Brunswick
County Public Library, 5068 Main
Street. Shaliotie, N.C. 2X459.
WILLIAM FRANK HARfiEE
William Frank Hardee. 96, of the
Salem Methodist section of Horry
County. S.C.. died Jan. 1 in Conway
The funeral was Jan. 3 in Salem
United Methodist Church, with the
Rev. Cynthia Dyer officiating.
Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mr. Hardee was born in Horry
County, the son of the late William
Fulton and Susan Green Hardee. He
was a member of Salem United
Methodist Church and had retired in
1963 from the International Paper
Co. Forestry Division.
Survivors include his wife, Pau
line Westbury Hardee; two sons,
Paul Hardee of Shallotte and Bob
Hardee of Gastonia; four daughters,
Betty Sue Watts of West Columbia,
S.C.. Joyce Previtte, Patricia Lee
and Lenore Thompson, all of
Conway; 19 grandchildren; and 29
Memorials may be made to Salem
United Methodist Church Building
Fund, 274t) Lee Landing Circie,
EUNICE \VEAVER SHAW
Kunice Weaver Shaw. 67, of
Southport died Dec. 28 at home.
The funeral was Dec. 31 in Bethel
Baptist Church, Southport. Burial
was in Northwood Cemetery in
' ANNIE MAE TODD
Annie Mae Todd. ')4. of Little
River. S.C. 0;,.*d Dec. 25 in Grand
Strand General Hospital, Myrtle
Beach, S.C., after an illness.
The funeral was Dec. 27 in Little
River First Baptist Church, with the
Rev. Dalphon Thompson officiating.
Burail was in Little River United
Methodist Church Cemetery.
Born in Dillon, S.C.. she was a
daughter of the late Andrew and
Ann Louise White Brewer. She was
a member of Little River First
She was the wife of the late Pink
Survivors include four sons. Pink
Todd Jr. of St. Augustine. Fla.,
Harris Thomas Todd of Little Rivet,
l^eroy Todd of Garden City. Fla.,
and James William Todd of Shal
lotte; three daughters. Luddic Mae
Benton of Rockingham and Flora
Mae Nixon and Aline Dennis, both
of Little River, S.C.; a brother,
Claude Brewer of Marion. S.C.; a
sister. Earline Mimms of Rocking
ham; 50 grandchildren; 119 great
grandchildren; and 28 great-great
CURTIS THOMAS LONG
Curtis Thomas Long, 66, of
Southport died Dec. 28.
A graveside service was held
Dec. 31 in the Long family cemetery
NAM?N BURNICE SWEATT
Namon Burnice Sweatt. (>2. of
Bennettsville, S.C.. died Jan. I.
The funeral was Jan. 3 in Shiloh
United Melhodist Church, with bur
ial in Sunset Memorial Park.
Born in Marlboro County, S.C.,
he was a son of the late Henry Na
than and Annie Corrine Miller
Sweatt. He was an electrician with
Galey & Lord and was a veteran of
the U.S. Army.
Survivors include three sons.
Kelly Sweatt, Henry Sweatt and
Matthew Sweatt, all of Bennetts
ville; tour daughters, Susan Long of
Rockingham. Sandra Lcvklear of
Clio, S.C.. and Nancy Bue and
Loretta Sweatt. both of Bennetts
ville; three brothers, Hollis Sweatt
of Shaiiottc, Frank Sweat! of Lex
ington, S.C., and Hartswell Sweatt
of Waxhaw; and 15 grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the
American Cancer Society, c/o Mrs.
Corinne Stevenson. 203 Katherine
Street. Bennettsville. S.C. 29512.
The Rev. George Soulherland of
Leland died Jan. I at his home.
The funeral was Jan. 5 in Sum
merville AME /.ion Church, with
burial in the church cemetery.
Two Receive Scholarships
To Go To Methodist College
iwo wesi Brunswick Hign
School seniors received scholarships
to Methodist College in Fayetteville
during a special presentation Dec.
12 at Concord United Methodist
Church in Supply.
Dr. William Lowdermilk. vice pr
esident of Methodist College, at
tended the presentation.
Douglas Anderson and Jared
Smith each received a SI.(KM) Pas
tor's Appreciation certificate from
the Rev. Russell Knowles.
Also, Anderson received a S1,5(K)
Greatest Gift Scholarship, sponsored
by Alan Holdcn. a close family
friend and a Methodist College
alumnus, and a S2.5(M) Incentive
Scholarship from Methodist Col
Smith also received a SI,5(H)
Greatest Gift Scholarship, sponsored
by Jean Gearhart, a close family
friend and Methodist College alum
The Greatest Gift Scholarship is
renewable annually if the student
continues to attend Methodist Col
lege and maintains a designated
VIC Schedules Commodities Distribution For Jan. 21-22
The Brunswick County Volunteer and Information
Center will make its first-quarter distribution of U.S.
Department of Agriculture commodities J;-n. 21 and 22
at the Republican Headquarters building in Sunply.
The distribution site will open at 9 a.m. on Friday,
Jan. 21, and will close at 4 p.m. The site will reopen at')
a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, and will remain open until the
supply of food is exhausted.
Commodities allocated to VIC include butter, corn
meal, green peas, peanut butter, applesauce, canned pork
and tuna, orange juice, apple juice, raisins, rice, vegetar
ian beans, peaches and fruit cocktail.
The commodities program is intended only as a
quarterly supplement to other available services in the
county, said Angela Fisher, VIC executive assistant.
"The Brunswick County Volunteer and Information
Center is unable to order specific amounts of food be
cause the NCDA divides the available food between all
counties," she added.
"There are no guarantees that there will be enough
of the above-mentioned foods to supply everyone eligi
ble for this program. The food is distributed on a first
come, first-served basis, an'1 once all the foods are given
out, there will he no more available until the next quar
To qualify, all food stamp households must bring
their white commodity authorization card and the green
identification card. The white cards should be delivered
by mail by Jan. 5. A household is considered a food
stamp household if they received food stamps in
For non-food-stamp households, the person applying
must appear at the distribution site in person or send a
statement by their designated person authorizing VIC to
release commodities to that person.
The note must include the applicant's name and so
cial security number, household income, number of peo
ple in the household, addicts and person's nam*. autho
rized to pick up commodities. It should also state that no
one else from the household is applying.
Every recipient must bring a box or container for his
or her food.
For more information, call Angela Fisher at VIC,
E. tiarvic Hill. D.D.6., MAD.
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Worship Scrvice Sunday, 10:00 A.M.
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Pastor Donald R. Safrit
Baptist Men Seeking Disaster Relief Van
The Brunswick Baptist Associ
ation Baptist Men are raising funds
to purchase and equip a disaster re
lief van for use hy the association.
Jan. 30. which is Baptist Men's
Day. has been aside for giving to
this ministry through local churches
affiliated with the association.
The association is also identifying
men to serve in this ministry. In
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Inman Will Speak
Marilyn Inman of Ash will be the
guest speaker for the Jan. 8 meeting
of the Shallotte Women's Aglow
The meeting will begin at 10 a.m.
at the Shallotte Senior Center. Main
Street, Shallotte. preceded by fel
lowship and refreshments at 9:30
Inman is the associate minister of
Lighthouse Mission Church in Cal
abash and has been a minister since
November 1989. She and her hus
band. Doug, have one son.
All women and teen-age girls are
invited to hear her.
For more information contact
'rene McCracken, 287-3814. or Jean
Barber, nights, 579-6623.
On Jan. 13 the Brunswick Baptist
Association begins a series of five
classes for certification of teachers
and church officers with the South
ern Baptist Convention.
Concurrent classes will be held
Jan. 13 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at
Mill Creek and Jennies Branch
General church officers will study
the book "Help for Sunday School
Directors," while all other classes
will study "Evangelism Through the
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
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Association office at 754-7979.
Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church of
Supply will hold services in its new
ly remodeled sanctuary for the first
time Sunday. Jan. 9.
All are weicome to join the con
gregation in fellowship and worship,
a news release indicated.
The church is locatcd on Mt
Pisgah Road in Supply.
Tylers To Sing
The Singing Tylers of Fayetteville
will appear Saturday, Jan. X, at 7
p.m. at Union Chapel Independent
Church of Supply.
Union Chapel is located on
Boone's Neck Road.
Jennings To Preach
The Rev. Wesley Jennings will
preach from the text of II Kings.
7:1-15, for a sermon entitled "Tel
ling the Good News" this Sunday,
Ian at Oak Island Preshvterian
Sunday School is at 9:15 a.m.,
with worship services at 10:15.
Tylers To Perform
The Tylers of Fayetteville will
perform at a special gospel sing this
Saturday at 7 p.m. at Union Chapel
on Boones Neck Road.
The public is invited to attend.
Revival Begins Monday
F.dna Young Cavanal will he the
evangelist for revival services at
Holden Beach Church of God Jan.
10-14 at 7:30 p.m. daily.
The church is located on Oxpen
Road off N.C. 130 East. The pastor.
S.W. Lewis, invites the pub'ic
for a dry ride
Sunday Worship Service
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