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ADDIE MAE MEYERS
Addic Mae Meyers of Forest
Drive, Calabash, died Aug. 24 at her
She was bom in Stokes County
on March 29, 1930, the daughter of
the late Silas and Pearl Cox.
Surviving are her husband, Hold
Meyers of the home; a son, John
Kersey jr. pf Tennessee; a daughter,
Anita Kiser of Gastonia; two step
sons, Ken Meyers of Washington
State and Richard Meyers of
California; two stepdaughters, Judy
Meyers of New Jersey and Betty
Pauwles of New Hampshire; and six
Memorials may be made to Low
er Cape Fear Hospice, Shallotte.
Second Chief Roland Pigotte, 56,
of Shallotte, died Aug. 20 in Ame
lia, La. Funeral services were held
Aug. 27 from Pleasant Hill Mis
sionary Baptist Church, with burial
following in the Mulberry Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Effie
Opal Pigotte; four children, Jac
queline Andrews and husband Leroy
of Greensboro, Roland Antonio
Pickett of Fayetteville, Sgt. Way
mond Pickette and wife Theresa of
Germany and Valorie Antoinette
Pigotte of Raieigh; two sisters,
Letha Stevenson of Shallotte and
Elizabeth Smith of Portsmouth, Va.;
five brothers, Willie Gore of Mary
land, Johnnie Pigotte of Bolivia and
Curtis, Fred "Buster" and Burnette
Pigotte, all of Shallotte; three grand
children and other relatives and
CLARENCE MOODY JOHNSON
Clarence Moody Johnson, 76, of
Ocean Trail Convalescent Center,
Southport, died Aug. 22 at Dosher
Memorial Hospital. A graveside ser
vice was held Aug. 25 in Oak Grove
Cemetery near Holden Beach.
TOMMIE B. ROYAL
Tommie B. Royal 77, of Greens
boro, formerly of Shallotte, died
Aug. 25 at the Brian Center, Yan
A graveside service was held
Aug. 28 at Lakeview Memorial
A native of Sampson County, Mr.
Royal was a Baptist and served in
the Merchant Marine in World War
II. He was preceded in death by his
wife, Mary Wheeler Royal.
He is survived by a son, Thomas
V. Royal of Greensboro; three
daughters, Carolyn Sweeney of
Greensboro, Janis Hunter of Pleas
ant Garden and Mrs. B.J. Cook of
Greensboro; a sister, Annie Belle
Walters of Erwin; seven grandchil
dren and six great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Mot
hers Against Drunk Driving, P.O.
Box 13205, Greensboro NC 27415,
in memory of Kim Royal Hurdle, or
the Kim Royal Hurdle Scholarship
Fund, c/o Northeast Senior High
School, 6720 McLeansville Rd.,
McCleansville NC 27301.
HENRY OSCAR PETERSON
Henry Oscar "H.O." Peterson Jr.
of Mount Misery Road, Leiand, died
Aug. 26 at his home.
He was born in Brunswick
County Sept. 8, 1915, the son of the
late Henry Oscar and Vera Rowell
Peterson. He was preceded in death
by a son, Alan Dale Peterson.
Mr. Peterson was a lifelong mem
ber and deacon of the Goshen
Baptist Church. He was retired from
Peterson and Son Lumber Co. and
from farming at Lock Haven Farm.
He served in the United States Navy
during World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Alma
Prager Peterson of the home; three
sons, Henry Oscar "Terry" Peterson
III and wife Elain of King of
Prussia, Pa., Herry Prager Peterson
Nedry and wife Judith of Newberg,
Oregon, and Robert Glenn Peterson
and wife De<m of Leiand; seven
grandchildren; a brother, Linwood
Peterson of Hampton, Va.; and five
sisters, Lois Saunders, Bernice
Croom and Elsie Jane Peterson, all
of Leiand, Ismae Brinson of
Wrightsville Beach, and Mary Bums
Lennon of Wilmington.
Funeral services were held Aug.
30 in Goshen Baptist Church with
the Rev. David Stratton. Burial was
in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the
chanty of the giver's choice.
RALPH LLOYD LANIER
Ralph Lloyd Laner of Lansan
Lane, Lanvale, died Aug. 26 at his
He was born in Troy on Oct. 5,
1934, the son of the late Val Lloyd
and Gladys Talbert Lanier.
He was a member of Elah Baptist
Church, the Troy Masonic Lodge
and was the owner of North
Brunswick Builders. He was a veter
an of the Korean Conflict, serving in
the U.S. Navy.
Surviving are his wife, Faye W.
Lanier of the home* two daughters,
Sharron L. Ivey and husband John
nie of Leland and Angela L. Heiring
and husband Greg of Leland; three
grandchildren; two sisters, Frances
L. Donathan of South Carolina and
Shelva Lanier of Goldsboro; and a
sister in-law, Vickie Metzgar of
Funeral services were held Aug.
29 in the Elah Baptist Church by the
Rev. James Crocker and the Rev.
Jack Miller. Burial was in King
RAYMOND JENNINGS CAISON
Raymond Jennings Caison, 72, of
Todd Road, Shallotte, died Aug. 27
in New Hanover Regional Medical
Center. Born in Brunswick County
on March 20, 192 2, he was a son of
the late William H. (Mr. Will) and
Emma Milligan Caison.
Mr. Caison was a retired staff
sergeant with the U.S. Marine Corps
and was a recipient of the Purple
Survivors include five daughters,
Jean C. Benton of Shallotte, Jackie
C. Beaulieu of Wilmington, Marilyn
R. Tripp of Shallotte, Viola "Vi" R.
Wood and Diane R. Jones, both of
Long Beach; two sons, Robert "Bo"
Register of Long Beach and James
M. Register of Emerald Isle; a
brother, Archie Caison of Shallotte;
three sisters, Marie Little of Exum,
11a Mae Thompkins of Lumberton
and Erma Lou Long of Hamlet; 13
grandchildren and nine great-grand
Funeral services were to be con
ducted at 11 a m. Wednesday, Aug.
31, in the Chapel of Brunswick
Funeral Service, Shallotte, with the
Rev. Robert Tilley and the Rev.
Jimmy Napier officiating. Burial
will full military honors was to fol
low in the Gurganus Cemetery,
RUFUS HAROLD GRAHAM
Rufus Harold Graham, 59, of
Ash-Little River Road, died Aug. 28
in New York Medical Hospital,
Queens, N.Y. Born in Horry County,
S.C., on Aug. 21, 1935jn he was a
son of the late Lacy H. and Janie
Strickland Graham. He was preced
ed in death by his wife, Eva Wooten
Graham, and a son, Lacy Franklin
Survivors include a son, Harold
Allen Graham of Raleigh; two
daughters, Miranda G. Barefoot of
Newton Grove and Anita G. Lewis
of Little River, S.C.; a brother, Seth
Graham of Virginia; a sister, Joyce
G. Miller of Red Springs; five
grandchildren and a special friend,
Ann Nicholson of Little River.
Funeral services will be held at 1 1
a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, in the Chapel of
Brunswick Funeral Service,
Shallotte. Burial will follow in
Brunswick Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends
from 7 until 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept.
1, at the funeral home.
Freeman Whitfield of Bolivia
died Aug. 28 at his home. Arrange
ments were to be announced by
John H. Shaw's Funeral Home.
ROGER DEAN ARMBRUSTER
Roger Dean Armbruster. 31, of
Ivev Street. Supply, died Aug. 27.
He was born in Ashland, Wis
consin. on Nov. 13, 1962, and was
the son of Dale Armbruster Sr. and
Rosemary Kivisto Armbruster.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran and
served on the USS Ranger as an ele
ctrician. He resided briefly in Den
ver, Colorado, before moving to
Charlotte in 1988. He moved to
Supply in 1990 and became a li
censed electrician and owned and
operated RDM Electrical Service.
He also was first mate on the Sea
Wolfe for two years.
Survivors in addition to his par
ents include three brothers, Duane S.
Armbruster of Sacramento. Calif.,
Dale A. Armbruster Jr., U.S. Navy,
Norfolk, Va. and Kevin R. Arm
bruster, Iron River. Wise.; a sister,
Renee I. Neller of Jacksonville, Ha.;
two nieces and many aunts, uncles
A memorial service was sched
uled for Wednesday, Aug. 31. at 2
p.m. at the Coble Ward-Sirith Fun
eral Service, Supply Chape i.
West Brunswick Grad Wants To Provide
Positive Role Models For Young Blacks
BY SUSAN USHER
Joel Johnson is trying to a make a
difference in the lives of young peo
ple, particularly disadvantaged
young people from the community
the Orange, Texas, resident still calls
This week the 1988 West Bruns
wick High School graduate, who
works for Inland Container Corp.,
presented the school's media center
a check for $925, with another
$2,775 to come from the matching
gifts program operated by his em
ployer's parent company, Temple
Inland Inc.. for a total gift of $3,700.
Solicited by Johnson from among
friends and former classmates in the
name of the Brunswick County
Youth Foundation, the money is to
be used to purchase materials by and
about African-Americans for the li
Johnson doesn't plan to stop with
this gift. "This was our first try," he
said. "After this I hope it will be
easier." Temple-Inland will continue
matching larger gifts, but at a lower
ratio, up to $6,000 per year, he said,
a good incentive to try to raise more
funds for worthwhile causes.
He and his supporters want young
blacks to know that they have choic
es about who and what they become.
"When you giuw up in a negative
setting around negative people,
that's all you know," said Johnson.
"We need to expose kids to more
good role models, more positive
Women's Club Hold Luncheon
The North Myrtle Beach Chris
tian Women's Club will hold its "A
Tisket, A Tasket" luncheon Thurs
day, Sept. IS, at noon at the Surf
Club, 1701 Springland Lane, North
Cost is $8.25 per person.
Presentations are scheduled by
Elizabeth Maass, Brown Bradley
and Rebecca Womble.
A free nursery is available start
ing at 11:30.
Reservations and cancellations are
necessary for both the nursery and
luncheon. Call Louise at 579-2562.
'Work Of Love'
The Rev. Michael Ward will
speak from the gospel of Mark 7:24
30, a sermon entitled "Jesus' Work
of Love," this Sunday, Sept. 4, at
Oak Island Presbyterian Church.
Sunday school starts at 9:15 a.m.,
with worship services at 10:15.
Quartet At Oak Grove
The public is invited to hear the
Glory Road Quartet sing at Oak
Worship Service Sunday, 10:00 A.M.
Sunday School at 9:00 a.m.
Meeting In Shallotte Middle School
Pastor Donald R. Safrit
Grove Baptist Church Sunday, Sept.
4, at 6 p.m., said spokesman Chris
Oak Grove Church is located on
Holden Beach Road.
Lewis At Chapel
The Rev. John Lewis of Raleigh
will lead the 11 a.m. worship service
Sunday at Holden Beach Chapel.
The pastor of the week is a
Baptist minister from Raleigh.
Sunday school begins at 10 a.m.
and a nursery is available at Holden
Beach's nondenominational chapel
on Rothschild Street across from the
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lives, so they can know they have a
choice. It's very important that we
With the same goal of helping
children in mind, Johnson is one of
the organizers of a "Save Our Com
munity" rally that will be heid Fri
day at 6:30 p.m. at Kid Care child
care center next to Cedar Grove
Missionary Baptist Church.
He is concerned that the commu
nity where he grew up, and where
his mother still lives, is no longer a
safe place to raise a family.
"Drugs and violence have taken
over," he said. "But you shouldn't
have to be afraid to go outside your
"We need to show how to instill
values in our children. The people of
this community have got to do it for
themselves, not wait on someone
else to do it," said Johnson. "A lot of
people want to do something but
don't know what to do."
United Methodist Church
8:00 AM Viforshlp Service
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. Jerry Lowry
1300 Seaside Rd. SW (Hwy. 9041
Johnson has some specific ideas
in mind, and hopes other community
residents have ideas of their own, as
well as a willingness to become pan
of the solution.
"1 want us to have a game plan
when wc leave and the date for an
other meeting," he said.
Johnson's goal is to mobilize car
ing adults to help change children's
"I want everybody to try to make
a positive difference in the lives of
young people." he says, "not only
their own ch '.oren, bu' lifters as
well, to invest their time and money
in making a difference."
Anyone interested in helping
Johnson reach his goal can reach
him this week at the home of his
mother, Edith Johnson, at 842-6468.
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Single and Single Again-1 0:00 am
Worship and Communlon-11 :00 am
Sunday Evening Worship-700 pm
Wednesday Evening Worship-7:00 pm
casual dress ? nursery provided
Prayer is the language
Larry Knowles, Pastor
1672 Mt Pisgah Rd. SW
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Gary and Shannon Casoia of Heart Menders Ministry will be fea
tured at a local Teen Rally, scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 4, at 7 pjn.
beside the Shaliotte National Guard Armory, Main Street. The cou
ple attended New Life Bible College and are popular leaders of
youth conferences and rallies. The event will include music, dra
ma, free food and door peian. AB teens mn tvelcoiM.
Guyana Mission Topic
Of Letties Grove Service
A presentation of the mission trip
to the Republic of Guyana in South
America will be made at Letties
Grove Pentecostal Church in
Shallotte on Sunday. Sept 4, at 6:30
The presentation will be part of
the reguiar evening scrvicc.
Recently several pastors and lay
workers from Brunswick County
went to Guyana for a revival and
ministered in remote areas of the
country. They also met with govern
ment officials and the U.S ambas
sador to Guyana.
The ladies' auxiliary at Letties
Grove has adopted Guyana as their
mission project and is collecting
medical and other supplies to be
9 AM Worship Service
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Rev. George D. Speake, Minister
4807 Main Si, Downtown Shallow
Among the presenters at Sunday's
service will be Michael Reaves,
president of Brunswick Community
College; Chris Stanley; Frank and
Dee Aboey. and the coordinators of
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