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Sylvia Child Hollis Rogers of
Maco Road, Leland, died Nov. 1 in
New Hanover Regional Medical
She was bom in Brunswick
County on May 17, 1925, the
daughter of the late Joseph Harold
and Araminta Skipper Child. She
was a member of the Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints,
Surviving are her husband, Ervin
Elbert Rogers of the home; two
sons, James Hollis and wife Carolyn
and Jared Hollis and wife Deanna of
Leland; a daughter, Janet Baldree
and husband David of Leland; a
stepson, James Rogers and wife
Linda of Wilmington; eight grand
sons, one granddaughter and one
great-grandson; two sisters, Edith
McGowan of Wilmington and
Barbara Ward of Whiteville; and a
brother, John Child of Leland.
Funeral services were held Nov. 3
in the Church of Jesus Christ of Lat
ter Day Saints, Leland, by Bishop
Reginald Brew and elders of the
church. Burial was in the Nelson
STEPHEN RAY OSBORNE
Stephen Ray Osborne, 44, of
Winnabow, died Nov. 2 at Cape Fear
Memorial Hospital. Graveside ser
vices were held Nov. 4 in Forest
Lawn Cemetery, Bolivia.
Ruth Ann Morris Thompson, 58,
of Little River, S.C., died Nov. 1 in
Bom in Breckenridge County,
Ky., she was a daughter of the late
Herbert and Eudoxia Marr Morris.
She was a secretary and bookkeeper
and had served as administrative as
sistant to the late Bill Kiser of
Winston-Salem She was a member
of First Baptist Church in Little
River and Sand Dollar Square
Survivors include her husband,
Dalphon J. Thompson; two daugh
ters, E. Melanie Thompson of
Elizabethtown, Ky., and Nancy
Marie Thompson of Charleston; a
son, D. Stephen Thompson of Little
River; two brothers, Ralph Morris of
Elizabethtown and Kenneth Morris
of Cecilia, Ky.; and a granddaughter.
The funeral was held Nov. 4 in
Lakeside Baptist Church with the
Rev. James Mezick, Dr. Harold
Mitchell and the Rev. Dalphon J.
Thompson officiating. Burial was in
North Myrtle Beach Memorial
Memorials may be made to Ame
rican Cancer Society, Breast Cancer
Division, 128 Stonemark Lane,
Columbia SC 29210.
JACOB D. STANSLASKI
Jacob David Stanslaski, 3-day-old
son of David John and Rebekah
Hickem Stanslaski of Little River,
S.C., died Nov. 1 in the Medical
University of South Carolina in
He was bom Oct. 29 in Charles
Survivors include his parents of
Little River; two sisters, Nicole
Michele Stanslaski and Kristin
Leigh Stanslaski, both of Little Riv
er; maternal grandparents, Dr. and
Mrs. B.G. Hikem of Jekyll Island,
Ga.; paternal grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. David Stanslaski of Sun City,
Ariz.; and paternal great-grandmoth
er Edythe Jacobsen of Sun City.
A graveside service was held
Nov. 4 in North Myrtle Beach Mem
orial Gardens with the Rev. James
DOLOROUS PATRICIA LYONS
Dolorous Patricia Lyons, 77, of
Carolina Shores, died Nov. 3 at
Loris Community Hospital.
She was bom Dec. 6, 1916, in
Jersey City, N.J., the daughter of the
late James and Mary Reheilly
Henderson. She was a homemaker, a
member of Our Lady Star of the Sea
Catholic Church and moved to
Calabash in loss from Vienna. Va.
Surviving are her husband, James
Kenneth Lyons of Calabash; four
sons, James K. Lyons Jr. of
Caldwell, N.J., Robert J. Lyons of
Charlotte, William F. Lyons of
Boston, Mass., and Richard M.
Lyons of Boston; three daughters,
Rosemary Stader of Toledo, Ohio,'
Patricia O'Neil of Denver, Colo.,
and Arlene Weeks of Nashville; and
A private funeral service was held
Nov. 5 at McMillan-Small Funeral
Home with Father George Moyn
Memorials can be made to the
American Lung Association, 1817
Gadsden St., Columbia SC 29201.
AUDREY HI ATT McCRARY
Audrey Hiatt McCrary, 76, of
Bolivia, formerly of Carthage, died
Nov. 2 at New Hanover Regional
Graveside services were held
Nov. 5 at Cross Hill Cemetery in
Carthage, conducted by the Rev. Dr.
She was a native of Davidson
County and was a homemaker.
She is survived by he husband,
Foster McCrary; three daughters.
Pansy McCrary of Seagrove, Patsy
Salmon of Carthage and Janice
Patton of Mocksville; six sons,
Richard McCrary, Ralph McCrary
and Lynn McCrary of Asheboro,
Steven McCrary of Bolivia and
Ronnie McCrary of Siler City; 18
grandchildren and four great-grand
Elizabeth Aioysius Biackham of
Leland died Nov. 3 in Brunswick
She was born in Wilmington, the
daughter of the late Thomas and
Jane Aioysius Biackham Sr.
She was a member of First Pres
byterian Church and was retired
from the National Institutes of
Health, Bethesda, Md., as a medical
technologist, spending her life in
She is survived by four sisters
Gwendolyn B. Stanford of Raleigh'
Mary Alice B. Morse of Columbia!
S.C., Juanita B. Straine of Sacra
mento, Calif., and Rachel B. Dean
of Roanoke Rapids; and a brother,
Thomas Biackham Jr. of Wilm
Funeral services were held Nov. 5
in First Presbyterian Church by the
Rev. Keith Thompson. Burial was in
Memorials may be made to First
Presbyterian Church, 125 S. 3rd St
Wilmington NC 28401, or to the
Cancer Society, P.O. Box
4894, Wilmington NC 28406.
JOHN HENRY FITZGERALD
John Henry Fitzgerald of Cala
bash died Nov. 5.
He was the son of Mrs. Willie
Phillips Fitzgerald of Covington,
Va., and the late John H. Fitzgerald.
He lived on Berryknoll Drive in
the Carolina Shores North commu
nity and was a building contractor.
Survivors include his mother; his
wife, Ursula Salinus Fitzgerald- a
son, Jeffery Hutton of Dallas, Texas
and two sisters, Betty Simmons of
Virginia Beach, Va.. and Beatrice
(-ash of Covington, Va.
Memorial services were sched
uled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov 9
?n the Chapel of Brunswick Funeral'
Service, Shallotte, with the Rev
Francis Womack officiating..
MARVIN HERMAN M1NTZ SR
Marvin Herman Mintz Sr. of
Forest Way, Leland, died Nov. 6 at
New Hanover Regional Medical
He was born in Delco on Oct. 15,
1920. the son of the late John and
Catherine Gainey Mintz. He was a
member of Peace Memorial Baptist
Church and was a U.S. Army veter
an, having served in World War II.
He was preceded in death by his
wife, Inez Penny Mintz, inl992.
Surviving are his sons, Marvin
Herman Mintz Jr., David Paul Mintz
and James Ray Mintz, all of Leland;
a daughter, Ina Marie Mintz of the
home; three sisters, Ethel Benson,
Margaret McDuffy and Ailene
Watson, all of Wilmington; seven
grandchildren and a great-grand
Funeral services were to be con
ducted Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 3 p.m.
in Peace Memorial Baptist Church
with the Rev. Jerry Darnell and the
Rev. Rory Thigpen officiating. Bur
ial was to follow in the church
Memorials may be made to Peace
Memorial Baptist Church, P.O. Box
70, Winnabow NC 28479.
WILLIE E. MILLICAN
Willie E. Millican. 58, died Nov.
Mr. Millican was a native and for
mer resident of Supply and had lived
most of his life in San Antonio,
Texas. He was past master of the
Somerset Masonic Lodge and was
retired from the U.S. Air Force and
Survivors include his wife. Dee
Dee Millican; sons John Daniel
Millican, Randall Scott Millican and
Bryan Raye Millican; sisters Norma
D. King and Edna Stroudt; brother
Samuel Bryan Millikcn; five grand
children and ten nieces and
Funeral wavicca wcic sciicuuicu
for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, in
Mission Park Funeral Chapels
South, San Antonio, Texas. Burial
with full military honors was to fol
low in Mission Park Burial Park
The Rev. Bradley Francis Suggs
of Wilmington died Nov. 5 in New
Hanover Regional Medical Center
He was bom April 3, 1918, in St.
Paul, the son of the late Emmett and
Mattie Hickman Suggs
Rev. Suggs was a member of
Grace Baptist Church, Wilmington.
He was a former business owner in
Fayetteville. Called to the ministry
in 1958, his first church was Caro
lina Beach Community Church. He
graduated from Fruitland Baptist
Bible Institute in Hendersonville. He
pastored at various churches in the
Wilmington area, with his longest
ministry at Town Creek Baptist
Surviving are his wife, Eva
Blackburn Suggs of the home; two
daughters, Candie Suggs West and
Nancy Suggs Scott, both of Piano,
Texas; four grandchildren and two
great-grandchildren; a sister, Lucille
Suggs of New Jersey and a brother,
Ray Suggs of Fayetteville.
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ducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov.
8, at Andrews Market Street Chapel,
officiated by the Rev. James D.
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uled for Wednesday, Nov. 9, at La
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KENNETH A. WENDRICH
Kenneth A. Wendrich, 62, of
Nashville, Tenn., and an Ocean Isle
Beach property owner, died Nov. 1
at Vanderbilt University Medical
Center from injuries sustained in an
Mr. Wendrich was executive di
rector of the W.O. Smith/Nashville
Community Music School. A native
of New Haven, Conn., he had lived
in Nashville since 1984. A memorial
service is scheduled for Nov. 17 at
the Blair School of Music recital
hall, 2400 Blakemore Ave.,
Mr. Wendrich is survived by his
wife, Carolyn Smith Wendrich of
Nashville; his mother, Myra Wen
drich of Lumberton, Miss.; a son.
Van A. Wendrich of Lebanon,
Conn.; and a daughter, Julie N.
Wendrich of Boston.
A prolific writer of books and ar
ticles on the subject of music train
ing for children, Mr. Wendrich
worked with underprivileged chil
dren who might not otherwise have
access to musical training. Three
weeks ago he was honored with the
W.O. Smith School's Smitty Award,
given annually for service to the
school, where a volunteer faculty of
60 professionals gives music lessons
to more than 240 children for a little
as 50 cents an hour.
Before coming to the W.O. Smith
School in 1984, Mr. Wendrich was
director of the creative arts program
and former dean of the college of
musical arts at Bowling Green
University in Guio.
He had earlier directed the
Neighborhood Music School in New
Haven, and from 1963 to 1970 was
director of the Cooperative Research
He was associate professor of mu
sic education at Vanderbilt Uni
versity's Peabody College and had
taught music education in Bowling
Green, in Asheville, N.C., and at
Yale University's music department
where he was responsible for the
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The family asks that contributions
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JAMES O. HARDY
Funeral services for James O.
Hardy of Maple Hill Road,
Shallotte, will be held Thursday,
Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. from the Pleasant
Hiil Baptist Church with the pastor,
the Rev. V.R. Cherry, officiating.
Burial will follow in the Angela
Mr. Hardy was the husband of
Hattie Marilyn Hardy of Shallotte;
the father of Betty Jane Hardy and
James M. Hardy of Shallotte; and
the brother of Bertha Jenrette, Eva
Mac Hardy of Shallotte, Juanita
Carman of Florida, Ceasar M. Hardy
Jr. of Shallotte, Preston Hardy of
Bridgeport, Conn., and Larence V.
Hardy of Bridgeport, Conn.
WILLIAM LONN1E FRINK
Funeral services for William
Lonnie Frink of Longwood were to
be held Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 2:30
p.m. from the Mount Zion Mission
ary Baptist Church with the Rev.
M.C. Herring officiating.
Burial was to follow in the church
He was the husband of Victoria
Frink; the father of Floyd Frink and
Evette Frink; and the brother of Mrs.
Jessie Brockton of Georgetown.
A wake was held Nov. 8 in the
Peoples Funeral Home Chapel.
Lizzie Australia Clemmons, 90,
of Empire Road, Supply, passed
away Oct. 31 in Dosher Memorial
Born in Columbus County on
June 24, 1904, she was the daughter
of the late Andrew Jackson Hogan
and Ozella Martin Hogan Cheers.
Mrs. Clemmons was preceded in
death by her husband, A. Lee Clem
mons, and three grandchildren ?
Wally Milliken, Pauletta Millikcn
and Cliff Cheers.
Surviving are two sons, Robert
Lee Cheers of Shallotte and James
Lee Clemmons of Supply; four dau
ghters, Emma Lucille Vamum of
Vamamtown and Jessie Mae Dillon,
Eunice D. Hart and Bobbie C. Milli
ken, all of Supply; a brother, And
rew Cheers of Supply; 18 grandchil
dren, 27 great-grandchildren and 8
Funeral services were conducted
Nov. 3 at Oak Grove Baptist Church
with the Rev. Russell Hewett offici
ating. Interment was in the Oak
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