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Local Deaths And Funerals
"PEE WEE" CAMPBELL JR.
James Monroe "Pee Wee" Camp
bell. 69, of Shallotte Manor Apart
ments died Nov. 8 in New Hanover
Regional Medical Center.
Bom in Charlotte on Nov 21.
1924, he was a son of the late James
Monroe and Emma Ross Campbell
Sr. He was a retired golf profession
al with the Professional Golf Asso
Survivors include his wife, Jewell
Sparks Campbell of the home; three
sons, James L Campbell and Bobby
Young, both of Shallotte, and Billy
Ray Campbell of Fuquay-Varina; a
daughter. Paula C. McNeil of Shal
lotte; two brothers, Donald and
Robert Campbell, both of Charlotte;
three sisters. Dean Vinesett and Jean
Goforth, both of Charlotte, Marlene
Campbell of Mobile, Ala.; and six
Funeral services were held Nov.
11 in the Brunswick Funeral Service
Chapel with the Rev. Jim Guffcc of
ficiating. Burial was in Brunswick
Alonzo Jones of Old Mill Road,
Lxland, died Nov. 5 at New Hanover
Regional Medical Center. The funer
al was held Nov. 10 at Johnson
Chapel AME Zion Church with bur
ial in Johnson Chapel Cemetery.
ELMER C. MELLER
Elmer C. Meller, 86. of Oak Is
land Drive, Long Beach, died Nov. 7
at Dosher Memorial Hospital. Maso
nic graveside rites were held Nov.
10 in Hillcrest Gardens, Mount
Anthony Michael Prezioso, 67, of
Greenfield Avenue, Calabash, died
Nov. 9 at home.
Bom May 10, 1927, in New York,
he was a son of the late Nicholas
and Lucia Savino Prezioso.
Survivors include his wife, Dol
ores Prezioso; a son, Nicholas Anth
ony Prezioso; a daughter, Gina And
rea Mauro; three brothers, Micholas
Prezioso, Fred Prezioso and Frank
Prezioso; a sister, Lucille; and three
The funeral Mass was held Nov.
11 in the Chapel of Brunswick
Funeral Service with the Rev. Fran
cis Maloney officiating. Burial was
in Brunswick Memorial Gardens.
RICHARD H. DAVIS SR.
Richard H. Davis Sr., 85, of
Walker Road, Winnabow, died Nov.
8 at Dosher Memorial Hospital.
He is survived by his wife of 65
years, Minnie L Davis of the home;
his sons, the Rev. Richard H. Davis
Jr. and wife Janice of Southport, the
Rev. Alexander Davis of Wilming
ton, the Rev. Jesse L. Davis and wife
Winifred of Lawnside, N.J., Bruce
B. Davis of Wilmington and I^arry
Davis; his daughters, Vivian D.
Gray of Winnabow, Minnie Lorraine
Austin and husband Samuel of
Palmyra, N.J., Linda Elaine Smith
and husband Archie of Bolivia,
Judith Randolph and husband Willie
of Bolivia; a sister, Georgia Hazel
Jackson of Wilmington; a brother,
Harlee Davis of Lakewood, N.J.;
anrt several grandchildren, nieces
Funeral services were held Nov.
12 at noon at Kendall Chapel AME
Church in Winnabow with eulogist
the Rev. Jesse Lee Davis of St. John
AME Zion Church, Mizpah, N.J.,
and the Rev. Charles H. Moore, pas
tor, officiating. Burial was in Dark
NELSON J. STERN
Nelson J. Stem of Blue Heron
Drive, Wilmington, died Nov. 8 in
New Hanover Regional Medical
He was bom in Philadelphia, Pa.,
Nov. 2, 1907, the son of the late
William A. and Emily W. Berger
Stern. He was preceded in death by
his wife, Ethel Cain Stem.
Mr. Stem was a member of
Southport Presbyterian Church. He
was a member of the Pocono Mas
onic Lodge 780 in Cresco, Pa., for
Memorial services were held Nov.
14 in the Andrews Mortuary Market
Street Chapel by the Rev. Frank
James "Frank" Braswell Jr., 55, of
Conway, S.C., died Nov. 9 in an ac
cident on Ocean Isle Beach.
Bom in Georgetown, S.C., he was
a son of Hyacinth Bruorton Braswell
Rosenau and the late James
He was a member of New Hope
Missionary Baptist Church. He was
a Vietnam veteran and retired from
the Navy as petty officer first class.
He was the owner of National
Pastime Baseball Cards.
Survivors include his wife, Linda
McGovern Braswell; his mother of
Conway; three sons, Dwaine Bras
well of Menomonie, Wis., Scott
Braswell of Coyote, Wyo., and
Darryl Braswell of Conway; two
daughters, LaDonna B. Jordan of
Menomonie, Wis., and Christina
Hucks of Conway; three sisters,
Judith Martin of Sanford, Fla.,
Jeanette Rowers of Stayton, Ore.,
and Joan Suyserie of Rickreall, Ore.;
and nine grandchildren.
The funeral was held Nov. 12 in
New Hope Missionary Baptist
Church with the Rev. Lee Singleton
and the Rev. Ben Doyle officiating.
Burial was in Good Hope United
Methodist Church Cemetery, with
full military honors.
Memorials may be made to Tara
Hall Home for Boys, P.O. Box 955,
Georgetown SC 29442.
DANIEL LEE THOMPSON
Daniel Lee Thompson, 71, of
River Road, Winnabow, died Nov.
12 at Britthaven of Wilmington.
Mr. Thompson was borti in Bla
den County on June 10, 1923, and
was the son of the late Cecil Gordon
and Katie Ward Thompson. He was
a member of Farmer's Chapel,
Survivors include a son, Cecil
Lennon Thompson and wife Audrey
of Winnabow; a sister, Margaret
Cocker and husband Johnny of
Lcland; and two grandchildren.
Margo Thompson and Charles Long
Graveside memorial services
were held Nov. 15 at Farmer s
Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery
with the Rev. Ed Morton officiating.
Barbara Frances Huggins, 59, of
Kilgart Drive, Ocean Isle Beach,
died Nov. 13 in The Brunswick
Hospital. Born in Dillon, S.C., on
Sept. 1, 1935, she was a daughter of
the late Joseph T. and Maggie
She was a member of Jennies
Branch Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband,
J.C. Huggins of the home; two sons,
James (Mike) Michael Huggins of
the home and Robert (Robbie) Wade
Huggins of Brandon, Fla.; two
daughters, Jacqueline H. Everett of
Charlotte and Anita H. Willetts of
Wilmington; two sisters, Dollie
Parker of Sunset Beach and Donnic
West of Erwin; eight grandchildren
and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were scheduled
for Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m. in
the Chapel of Brunswick Funeral
Service with the Rev. Herman
Absher officiating. Burial was to
follow in Brunswick Memorial
Memorials may be made to the
Barbara Scott Huggins Memorial
Fund, c/o Security Savings Bank,
P.O. Box 3288. Shallotte NC 28459.
JAMES EDWARD "COOTER"
James Edward "Cooter" Flowers
Sr., 54, of Military Cutoff Road.
Wilmington, died Nov. 10 at his res
Mr. Flowers was bom in Bruns
wick County on Oct. 11, 1940, the
son of the late James Fulton and
Ann Costin Flowers.
Surviving are his wife, Barbara
Ganey Flowers of the home; a son,
James Edward "Eddie" Flowers and
wife Susan of Rocky Point; a broth
er, Bemice Ray Rowers of
Wilmington, and two grandchildren
A service was held Nov. 12 at
Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service,
Oleander Chapel, with the Rev.
Rudy Shepard officiating.
CLYDE SCOTT WILEY SR
Clyde Scott Wiley Sr., 73, of Sea
shore Road, Supply, died Nov. 10 at
Mr. Wiley was bom in Toccoa.
Ga., on Aug. 8, 1921, and was the
son of the late Jet Dean and Cora
Scott Wiley. He was an active mem
ber and deacon of Boones Neck
Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Navy
veteran serving during World War
He is survived by his wife, Mary
K. Wiley of the home; a son, Scott
Wiley Jr. of Neptune Beach, Fla.;
two daughters, Alda Sheckelis and
Melba McCue, both of Neptune
Beach, Fla.; two stepsons, Randy
Simpson of Woodstock, Ga., and
Mitchell Simpson of High Point;
three brothers, Wilson Wiley of
Asheboro, Harold Wiley of Ft.
Walton Beach, Fla., and Glenn Wil
ey of High Point; five grandchildren
and two stepgrandchildrcn.
Funeral services were held Nov.
12 at Boones Neck Baptist Church
with the Rev. Lonzie Benton and the
Rev. Norman Bellamy officiating.
Graveside services were to be held
Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m. at
the H. Warren Smith Memorial
Park, Jacksonville Beach, Fla.
CLYDE IRVIN PORTER
Clyde Irvin Porter, a former
Brunswick County resident, died
Nov. 5 at Autumn Care of Biscoe.
Funeral services were held Nov. 8
from Ives Memorial Baptist Church,
Pinebluff, with the Rev. Don
Ballcnger and the Rev. Robert An
derson officiating. Burial was in
Survivors include a son, James
Edward Smith Jr. of Aberdeen; a
brother, Fred A. Porter of Ruther
fordton; and sisters Maude Ellen
Nelson of Aberdeen and Ruth
Hodges of Whispering Pines.
Memorials may be made to Boy's
and Girl's Home, Lake Waccamaw
ALMA HARRIS LEE
Alma Harris Lee, 69, of Sandy
Hills Drive, Leland, died Nov. 13 at
She was bom in St. Pauls on Nov.
13, 1925, and was the daughter of
the late Alonzo and Zela Cains
Survivors are her husband. Hugh
Fulton Lee of the home; two sons.
Larry F. Lee of Leland and Thelton
Dcon Lee of New Jersey; two
daughters. Catherine Ann Gallagher
of Wilmington and Nancy DeLorise
Truehart of Kentucky; two brothers.
Marvin and J.T. Harris, both of
Wilmington; two sisters, Mary
Reeves and Evelyn H. Collins, both
of Wilmington; 12 grandchildren
and 14 great-grandchildren.
Herman Carlton Leonard. 53. of
Shallotte died Nov. 13 at home.
Graveside services were to be held
at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in
Chadboum Memorial Cemetery.
Thelma Harrelson Sutton of River
Road, Leland, died Nov. 14 at New
Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Arrangements were to be announced
by Andrews Mortuary, Market
Street, Chapel, Wilmington.
Little River Church Offers Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner
Needy families, the homeless, or
anyone who simply lives alone and
would appreciate sharing a holiday
meal, are all invited to a free
Thanksgiving Day dinner at Little
River United Methodist Church.
Sponsored annually by the United
Methodist Men, this year's turkey
dinner will be served from noon un
til 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, in
the church dining hall, said spokes
man Calvin Saunders.
The church is on U.S. 17 at the
signal light in Little River, S.C.
!f there ar; questics call Saun
ders at 803-399-2129, or in North
Carolina, call Len Koontz at 579
Pose With Santa
Santa Claus will pose with
"youngsters and oldsters" for pho
tographs next Saturday morning
during the Our Lady Star of the Sea
Catholic Church Fall Craft and Bake
The fair runs Friday, Nov. 18,
from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Satur
day, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
at the church, 1000 Eighth Ave.
North in North Myrtle Beach, S.C.
It will feature handmade crafts,
baked goods, a "Pot-of-Gold" draw
ing and a special "Kids' Corner"
with items of $ 1 or less, said Indies
Guild spokesman Mary Boyd.
Santa will be available for pho
tographs Saturday from 9 a.m. until
Refreshments will be available.
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' Directions To God'
The Rev. Michael Ward will
speak from the book of Hosea 14:1
9, a sermon entitled "Directions to
God," this Sunday, Nov. 20, at Oak
Island Presbyterian Church.
Sunday school starts at 9:15 a.m.,
with worship services at 10:15 a.m.
A short congregational meeting
will take place after the worship ser
vice to elect three new elders and
three new deacons.
Watkins Aglow Guest
Southport Women's Aglow will
have Carolyn Watkins as its
A Wilmington resident, she went
to Faith Training Center in Walhalla,
S.C., and served as a missionary
overseas as well as in her local
Sunday Worship Service
Fellowship Time 10:30 AM
Church School For All Ages
Old Georgetown Road
Dr. Francis M. Womack, Jr., Minister
Nursery Provided ? Casual Dress
9 AM Worship Service
10 AM Sunday School
11 AM Worship Service
Carnal Dreu Nunety Provided
Rev George D. Speake, Minister
4807 Main St, Downtown Shallotte
The meeting will take place
Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m. un
til noon at the Senior Citizens Buil
ding on Atlantic Street, Southport.
All women are invited. For more
information, call Bonnie Leonard at
Lessons And Carols
St. James the Fisherman Epis
copal Church will hold its traditional
"Lessons and Carols," a program in
observance of the beginning of the
Advent season, at 7 p.m. Sunday,
The Advent season is comprised
of the four Sundays before
Christmas and lasts from that first
Sunday until Christmas Day. It is in
church observance a time of antici
pation and spiritual preparation for
the coming of Christ.
"Lessons and Carols," on the first
Sunday of Advent, begins a time of
watching and waiting with Scripture
" ? * CHURCH
5070 Main Street
(Between Library & Masonic Lodge)
9:30 a.m. Cott?? Fellowship
10:00 a.m. Sunday School
11:00 a.m. Worship
7:00 p.m. School of Theology
Dr. Lester L. Dattler, Minister
UNTIED METHODIST CHURCH
would like to welcome you to our...
Sunday School 10:00 AM
Worship Service 1 1 :00 AM
Sunday Evening 6:00 PM
Wed. Bible Study 7:00 PM
Come and worship the Lord with us.
Rev. Robert Tllley
Village Point Rd.-Shallotte roint
readings, anthems and chants by the
St. James choir, and with congrega
tional singing of carols.
"The choir chooses from a variety
of songs ? some formal, some
gospel, all expressing the good news
of Christmas," said spokesman Jean
The public is welcome. The
church is on Main Street in Shallotte.
Church Yard Sale
An estate yard sale Saturday, Nov.
19, will benefit the Letties Grove
Church Building Fund.
The event begins at 8 a.m. at 5(180
Northside Drive, Shallotte.
Car Wash Set
New Britton Baptist Royal Am
bassadors will hold a car wash in the
church parking lot in Ash on
Saturday, Nov. 19, from 8 a.m. until
Donations will be accepted.
Worship Service Sunday, 10:00 A.M.
Sunday School at 9:00 a.m.
Meeting In Shallotte Middle School
Pastor Donald R. Safrit
United Methodist Church
8:00 AM Vforshlp Service
9:00 AM Christian Education Hour
9:30-10:00 AM Fellowship Time
10.00 AM Warship Service
CASUAL DRESS ? NURSERY PROVIDED
Pastor: The Rev. Jerry Lowry
1300 Seaside Rd. SW (llwy. S04i
PHOTO COHTtWUTf 0
Annie Rae Stanley (left) receives the first Good Samaritan award
presented by Seaside United Methodist Church from the Rev. Jerry
Lowry, pastor. The church is recognizing citizens who are " provid
ing service to their neighbors and community. "
Billy Graham Associate Is
Holding Whiteville Crusade
In what is being callcd "the largest
ever held in
Dr. John Wes
ley White con
tinues his cru
sade at the Col
Warehouse in WHITE
Whiteville through Friday. Nov. 18.
Services are being held at 7 p.m.
A native of Saskatchewan. Can
ada. White is one of several evange
lists selected by Dr. Billy Graham to
be involved in his gospel ministry
He is author of 20 books and hold a
B.A. degree from Wheaton College
and a Ph.D. from Oxford.
White was invited by more than
for teachers, secretaries,
treasurers & ministers
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BRUNSWICK BUSINESS SERVICE
4617 Main St.. Shaltotte ? 754 8300
70 churches in the area. According
to a news release, he "believes that a
scripturally-based presentation of
the Gospel of Jesus Christ set in the
current events of the critical times in
which we live is the only solution to
the problems of a world at the cross
Musicians from the Billy Graham
Evangelistic Association will ac
company White. For more informa
tion about the crusade, call John
Holcomb at (910)642-0703
Al Ages Sunday Schoot-9 45 am
Stngle and Single A?ain~1000
Worsts and Communion- 11 00 am
Sunday Everang Worship- 7 00 pm
Wednesday Everang Worsnp-7 00 pm ;
casual dress ? nursery provided
Prayer is the language spo
Larry Knowles, Pastor
1672 Mt. Pisgah Rd SW
Cape Fear Crematory
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Call today for free, no obligation information
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Peoples Funeral Home
Invites you to listen to:
"Sharing God's Love"
Each Sunday Morning
From 9 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
on WTAB Radio AM 1370
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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 St 904 at Seaside 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 someone 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.
13 at 6:30 p.m. lb make your contribution, com
. plete the form below and mail with your check.
For details, contact Hospice 754-5356 or Century 21 Sunset Realty 579-1000.
YOUR ADDRESS, CITY, STATE, ZIP
NAME OF PERSON TO BE REMEMBERED OR HONORED (Circl. One)
NAME OF PERSON TO BE NOTIFIED
THEIR ADDRESS, CITY, STATE, ZIP
$5 per tree light $25 per star light
' Make check payable to: Lower Cape Fear Hospice, Inc. ATTN: Vanessa Hewett,
! 502 N. Sunset Blvd., Sunset Beach, NC 28468
ALL CONTRIBUTIONS ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE