Plan Aug. 3 Wedding
James and Virginia Bellamy of Shallotte have announced the en
gagement and forthcoming marriage of their granddaughter,
Ginny Gurganus, to John Tate Pridgen. Their wedding Hill take
place Saturday, Aug. 3, at .? p.m. at Jennies B ranch Baptist
Church. The bride-elect is the daughter of Pamela Bellamy Keesee
and Scott Gurganus, both of Shallotte. The groom is the son of
David and Judi Pridgen, also of Shallotte.
Births Are Announced
Joy Peele and William Daniel
Easley III of Long Beach have an
nounced (he births of twins. Ashley
Franklin and William Daniel Easley
IV, on July 11 at The Brunswick
Hospital. Arriving at 9:07 a.m. and
9:05 a.m respectively, Ashley
weighed 5 pounds, 12 1/2 ounces
and was 18 1/4 inches long and Wil
liam weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces
and was 19 inches long.
They join siblings Jennifer, Jo
seph and Kathcrine.
Maternal grandparents are John
and Barbara Peel of Long Beach.
Paternal grandparents are Buck
and Mary Easley of Durham.
Their great-grandmother is Ethel
Stevens of Long Beach.
Jamie H. and Gene Evans Jr. of
Supply have announced the birth of
a daughter, Mariah Gabrielle, June
12 in Cape Fear Memorial Hospital,
Arriving at 8:40 a.m., she weigh
ed 8 pounds and was 19 1/2 inches
She joins a two-year-old sister,
Grandparents arc Roger and
Mary Simmons of Supply and Gene
and Gracic Evans of Shallotte.
Great-grandparents arc Trubic
Hewett and loia Clemmons, both of
Supply, and Estelle Hewett and
Henry and Lattie Hewett, all of
Monica and Jay Bissetts of Ashc
ville have announced the birth of a
daughter, Jillian Glenn, born May
Jillian weighed 8 pounds, 15
ounces and measured 20 1/2 inches.
Maternal grandparents are Joe
and Betty Price of Leland. Paternal
grandparents are Mr. and Mrs.
Glenn Bissetts of Asheville.
She joins two sisters, Alyssa and
Lee Paige Sellers and Berkley
Dale Mercer of Boiling Spring
Lakes have announced the birth of a
daugther, Allison Dale Mercer, on
July 9 at The Brunswick Hospital.
Arriving at 9:29 p.m., she weighed
6 pounds, 12 1/2 ounces and was 20
Maternal grandparents are Roger
and Pam Sellers of Wilmington and
Paternal grandparents are Mr. and
Mrs. Ken Mercer of Bolivia.
Sonya M. Stevenson and James
K. Johnson of Supply have an
nounced the birth of a daughter,
Amanda Marie Johnson, July 15.
Arriving at 1:41 p.m. at The Bruns
wick Hospital, he weighed 6
pounds, 1 1 ounces and was 20 inch
Her maternal grandmother is
Margie Stevenson and great-grand
father is Leon Stevenson, both of
Paternal grandparents arc Irish
Ann and Leroy Johnson of Supply.
Grcai-grandparenis arc Etta John
son of Supply and Asalcne Griffith
Mary Jo Smith and John Combs
of Holder. Bciich huvc announced
the birth of a son, John Indiana
Combs, June 30. Arriving at 12:33
a.m., he weighed 8 pounds and 3
ounces and was 19 inches long.
His maternal grandmother is Jca
netic Smith of Shallotte. Maternal
great-grandparents are Erma and
Earl Denmark of Winter Haven, Fla.
His paternal grandmother is Car
ol Williamson of Lcland. Paternal
great-grandparents arc Pauline and
Roland Vamam of Varnamtown.
To Wed August 1 7
Dennis A. Crocker of Shallotte
and Kathryn L. Crocker of
Smithfield have announced the
engagement and forthcoming
marriage of their daughter,
Kimberly Dawn Crocker, to
William Tnigg Jr., son of Mr.
and Mrs. William Twigg Sr. of
Smithfield on August 17 at 3
p.m. in First liaptist Church,
Malcolm Long was elccted presi
dent of the Waccamaw Volunteer
Fire Department & Rescue Squad
Inc. at its annual meeting July 12.
Serving with him as officers of the
governing board will be Ronald
Brady, vicc president; Sandy Ed
wards, secretary; Gregg Warren, trea
surer; and Lucas Simmons, chaplain.
New board members, elected to
two-year terms, arc David Edwards,
Violet Smith, Betty Warren and
Happy First Birthday
Robert Dakota Burris
July 29. 1991
Love, Mom 8c Dad
Fire/Rescue Unit Elects Officers
Alan King. Continuing board mem
bers arc Ginny Babson, Gaythcr
Simmons and Vicky Simmons.
The fire department chief will be
elected July 25, while a date has not
been set for rescue squad elections.
Love, Peggy, Kathy,
Marty, Jamie & Bobby |
Pilots Send Delegate
To Atlanta Convention
Nellie Westbrook will serve as
ihe official delegate of the Pilot
Club of the South Brunswick
Islands to the international organi
zation's 70th anniversary conven
tion in Atlanta, Ga., July 27-31.
On the agenda are organizational
renewal efforts and discussion by
health professionals on various cate
gories of brain disorders, the organi
zation's focus for volunteer service.
Local clubs undertake projects to
improve the lives of those affected.
The South Brunswick Islands
Club has founded ACCESS, an or
ganization that acts as a countywide
resource for those with brain disor
ders and other types of handicaps.
The organization is directed by club
member Helen Laugisch.
Pilot Club International is a glob
al organization of executive, busi
ness and professional leaders work
ing together to improve the quality
of life in local communities and
throughout the world.
Lodge Plans To Build
Shallotte Woodmen of the World
Lodge No. 160 plans to build a lo
cal lodge hall, making plans to build
a local lodge hall.
Members approved building pro
gram plans at their July 15 dinner
meeting. President Tony Clayton, as
sisted by field representatives Larry
Hcuslcss and Jimmy Marshall, will
select the building site commiucc.
The lodge approved a swim party
to be held Saturday for Youth Lodge
No. 1415, and heard reports from
Treasurer Woodrow Russ and the
nursing home and flag committees.
The next meeting will be held
Aug. 19, said Marshall.
Elks Sponsor Campers
Calabash Elks Lodge No. 2679
recently sent eight local boys on a
two-week camping safari at North
Carolina Elks Hoys Camp in Hcnd
The campers, ranging in age from
8 to 12, were Leon Besscnt, Ash;
Harold Formyduval, Supply; and Jer
manic Gore, Javier Gonzales, Saquan
Jones, Justin Bass, Paulo Soland and
Miguel Soland, all of Calabash.
Seeing them off were Elks John
Andrews, Darius Lewellyn and his
Funds raised by the Elks' Ladies
Auxiliary, Tuesday night bingo par
ties and members' donations made
the boys' camping experience pos
NARFE To Meet
The Brunswick County Chapter of
the National Association of Retired
Federal Employees (NARFE) will
hold ils monthly meeting at the
Sandfiddler Restaurant, South port,
Tuesday, August 6, at the new time
of 12 noon.
Guest speaker will be Clay
Fairley, finance consultant, who will
discuss investments for retirees.
All members and prospective
members arc urged to attend.
NARFE meetings arc open to the
public and membership in NARFE
is available to all Federal retirees
and Federal employees with at least
5 years service.
Birthdays And Anniversaries
Thursday, July 25
Audrey G. Ripley, Jenny Judah,
Andy Troll, Linda Stanley, Gene
Carter, Strand Macrkcr, David
Clcmmons, Brooke Pope, Katie
Harris, Jim Campbell Jr., Milton N.
Harper, Theresa Mint/., Randy Hol
den, Courtney Fcldt, Tercssa Long,
Reggie Hucks, Iris Hcwett; Mr. and
Mrs. Dave Lcwcll.
Friday, July 26
Mary Ann Hcwett, Mark Buck,
Stephanie Thorscn, Brad Sellers,
David B. Babson, Pat Morton, Gary
Gainey, Ashley Reaves, Robin
Hcwett, Phillip Cheers, Joey Wil
bur, Brad Wright, Phil Tysingcr,
Yvonne Bcvill; Mr. and Mrs. Don
ald Stanley, Buster and Marilyn
Saturday, July 27
Jeremy Garner, Ashlie Frink,
Ruby Pressncll, Jaync Todd, Keith
Lewis, Nancy Wcmyss, Donald
Stanley, Michael Leonard, Anne
Hesscr, Craig Snow, Jamey Hcwett,
Bill Barefoot, Freddy Redwinc,
Tcrri Dcnnie; A.B. and Beth Willis,
Mr. and Mrs. Logan White, John
and Donna Newton.
Sunday, July 28
Iris Hcwcli, Paul Gibble, Leigh
Ann Frink, Robic Allen Porter,
Teresa Pickard, Keane Bellamy,
Dixie Cheers, Rachel Stanley, Ross
Bennett, Scott Suminerfield, Becky
Millikcn, Elloise Hankins; Fred and
Monday, July 29
Jabin Wayne Norris, Ray Maults
by, Geraldine Kirby, Elizabeth
Tandy, William Smith, Jerry Brown,
Paul Powell, Mary Miller Russ,
David Grissctt; Mr. and Mrs. John
Fazckas, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Todd,
Ronnie and Benita Hernandez, Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Gales, Jim and Jean
Tuesday, July 30
l~aura Buck, Judi Doshcr, Jim
Hcsser, Leigh Evcrcttc Milligan;
Sheila and Dean Ward, Shawn and
Wednesday, July 31
Priscilla Shoemaker, Thor Carr,
Kim Greene, Bruce Dillard, Megan
Lancaster, Doris Gray, James Nich
olas Love, Terry Lynn Sellers;
Charles and Linda Reynolds, Mr.
and Mrs. Gerald Beck, Mr. and Mrs.
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Johnson, Norton Vows Spoken
Jennifer Rebecca Johnson and
Robert Wayne Norton were married
Saturday, June 22, ai New Life
Assembly Church in Supply.
Pastor Bobby Norton, father of
the groom, officiated the double
The bride is the daughter of Frank
Johnson of Rupert, W.Va., and Vern
on and Gail Davis of Sunset Harbor.
The groom is Ihc son of Bobby
and Linda Norton of Supply.
The bride was escorted by her fa
Karen Barber, friend of the bride,
served as maid of honor. Brides
maids were Jill Davis, sister of the
bride; Christina Buchanan, cousin
of the bride; and Tina Barber, friend
of the bride.
Flower girls were Faith Coleman,
friend of the bride and groom, and
Abigail Davis, sislcr of the bride.
Michael Norton served as his
brother's best man. Ushers were
Brent Vamam, Chris Parrish and
Alan Saunders, f riends of the groom.
Music was provided by Chaunda
Norrisand Lorraine Bright, pianist.
The wedding was directed by Judy
Burlingame. Eula Mac (Tuddie)
Dixon attended the guest register.
Following the ceremony, Linda
Kanoy hosted a reception in the
church fellowship hall.
The couple left the church in a
1991 International lire engine, cour
tesy of Tri-Bcach Volunteer Fire
Department, driven by Assistant
Chief Curtis Todd and Capt. Timmy
Following their honeymoon the
ncwlywcds are making their home
in Winnabow, where the groom is
employed as a forest ranger with the
N.C. Forest Service.
To Wed August 3
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thomas Young of Southport have announced
the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sonja Lorraine
Young, to Manin Junior Baxter, son of I^wis liaxter and Viola
Jamison Baxter of Charleston, S.C. The wedding will he held
Saturday, Aug. 3, at 4 p.m. in Bethlehem Missionary Baptist
Church in Winnabow. Invitations have been sent. Friends and rel
atives are invited.
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