Deaths And Funerals
RIKION K. IIOLDKN
Rifton Elton Holden, 71, of Pinc
blulf, died Aug. 2 at Moore Region
The luneral was held Aug. 4 at
Ives Memorial Baptist Church with
the Rev. Donald I.. Ballengcr offici
ating. Burial followed in Pineblulf
Survivors include his wife. Vara
Green llolden; three daughters,
Sharon li. McDonald of Ahoskie,
Wanda Schcipcrs of Shreveport,
La., and Terrc II. Currie of Balti
more, Md.: one brother, Obbie llol
den of Supply; two sisters, Linnic
Royal of Supply and Audrey 1 ud
lum of Shallotte; 10 grandchildren;
and two great-grandchildren.
MARY It. BARBER
Mary Brown Barber, 50, of
Carthage, died Aug. 2 at Moore
The funeral was held Aug. 4 at
Bible Tabernacle by the Rev. Carl
Johnson and the Rev. Phil Enloc.
Burial was in Ashley Heights Cem
Survivors include her mother,
Nettie Brown of Southport; four
sons, Terry and Jeff Hoxworth, both
of Carthage, and James E*
Hoxworth and Paul W. Hoxworth,
both of Houston, Texas; six broth
ers, Jimmy Brown, Lloyd Brown
am! Gene Brown, all of Souihport.
Olha Brown of Florida, Bobby
Brown of Ml. Pleasant, S.C., and
Johnny Brown of Alabama; four
sisters. I.ibby Wilkes of Wagram,
1'at S locum ol Pincbluff, Monella
Johnson ol Houston, anil Gloria
Rose Callaghan of I .aurinburg; and
BOB J KAN STREET
Bob Jean Street, 60, of Sugar
Sands. Sunset Beach, died Aug. I at
the Brunswick Hospital.
'lite funeral was held Aug. 6 in
the Coble Ward-Smith Funeral
Service Chapel, Supply, with the
Rev. Bill Greer officiating. Entomb
ment was in the North Myrtle
Beach Memorial Gardens Mauso
leum. North Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Survivors include his wife, Betty
A. Street of the home; three sons,
Terry Street and Russell Street, both
of Falls Church. Va., and Kerry
Street of Evanston, III.; a daughter.
Merry Street of South Nysack. N.Y.,
and a son-in-law, Richard Dysingcr.
CLARA LEE SULLIVAN
Clara Lee Sullivan, 92, of Le
land, died Aug. 3 in The Brunswick
The funeral was Aug. 6 in Leland
Baptist Church by the Rev. Billy
Buchanan and the Rev. ILL.
Courson. Burial was in New Hope
Presbyterian Church Cemetery,
Town Creek community.
She was born in Town Creek,
Brunswick County, Sept. 15, 1X9X,
the daughter ol the laic Bascoin and
Ida Flowers Sullivan.
She was preceded in death by her
husband, Richard Clcvc Sullivan, in
1963, ant) her son, Lee Bascom
Sullivan, in 19X4.
Survivors include three sens,
Frank K. Sullivan of Lcland and
Elmore and Kirby Sullivan of
Moore Haven, Fla.; one daughter,
Susie Corbett of Lcland; eight
grandchildren: 17 great-grandchil
dren; four great-great-grandchil
dren; two sisters, Rthcl Foster and
Annie Turner; and two brothers.
Sam Sullivan and Lindsey Sullivan.
WILLIAM T. IIUCIIKS
William Thurston Hughes, S3, of
Route 1, Ash, died July 31 at The
The funeral was Aug. 2 at Bruns
wick Funeral Service, Shallotte,
with burial in McKcithan Cemetery,
LILL1K K. M1NTZ IIADLKY
Lillie Edith Mini/. Hadley, XI, of
Wilmington, died July 30 in New
Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Hadley was bom in Bruns
wick County on June 20, 1910, and
was the daughter of the late John
Mt. Zion Marks Pastor's 27th Anniversary
Ml. Zion Missionary Baptist
Church at Longwood cclcbratcs the
Rev. M.C. Herring's 27th anniver
sary as pastor of the church this
A "prc-annivcrsary fellowship
dinner for the pastor and his family
is planned Friday, Aug. 9, starting at
7 p.m. at Bennett's Seafood Restau
rant in Calabash.
On Sunday. Aug. 11, the church
will celebrate Herring's anniversary.
The Rev. Jimmy Brockington,
pastor of Marion Baptist Church of
Kingstree, S.C., will be the guest
speaker for the 1 1 a.m. worship ser
vice, said spokesman Etherine But
The public is invited to the dinner
and to the service in Herring's honor.
Aglow Hears Thomas
Marilyn Thomas of Bculavillc
will be the guest
speaker at the
of the Shallotte
is Saturday, Au
gust 10, at the
District II (Loc
kwood Folly) THOMAS
Community Building, Stanbury
Road, Supply. The meeting begins
at 10 a.m., with refreshments served
at 9:30 a.m.
Mrs. Thomas is vice president of
ministries on the Southeastern N.C.
Area Aglow Board. She speaks and
teaches Bible studies in churches
and Christian groups.
All women and teen-age girls are
invited to attend, said Jean Barber,
corresponding secretary. For more
information contact Tuddic Dixon,
To Mark Anniversary
The Usher Board of Cedar Grove
Missionary Baptist Church invites
other churches, especially their ush
ers, to attend its annual ushers' an
niversary Sunday, Aug. IX, at 5
p.m. at the church.
The service will feature the Rev.
Raymond Smith of Supply, along
with his church choir.
Group Will Sing
Vonn Ferguson and The Coasla
laircs will be featured Sunday, Aug.
1 1 , al 7 p.m. in a program al Zion
Baptist Church on N.C. 130 near
The public is invited, said spokes
man Franccs Carlisle.
Hutchinson At Chapel
Dr. Orion Hutchinson, a United
Methodist minister from Thomas
villc, is the pastor of the week at
The Holdcn Beach Chapel, Holden
He will deliver the message on
Sunday, Aug. 1 1 , at II a.m., preced
ed by Sunday School al 10 a.m.
'Hie interdenominational chapel
is located on Rothschild Street.
Worship Service Sunday, 10:00 A.M.
Sunday School at 9:00 a.m.
Meeting In Shallottc Middle School
Pastor Donald R. Snt'i'ri:
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Brunswick Funeral Service
Post Office Box 411 ? Shallotte, North Carolina 28459
C1991 THC BRUNSWICK Bt ACON
Henry anil Susan Jean Leach Mint/.
The funeral was held Aug. 2 in the
thy pel of Coble Ward Smith Funeral
Service with the Rev. Vernon Fash
officiating. Burial was in Oleander
Memorial (iardens, Wilmington.
Survivors include three sons, Fd
dic lladlcy, Roy lladlcy and Troy
lladley, all of Wilmington; a daugh
ter, Betty Swicegood of Wilmington,
a sister, and three grandchildren.
MII.DKKI) S. (J. JFSTFR
Mildred Sarah Grissett Jester, 79,
of 1223 Fastchester Drive, High
Point died Aug. 1 in High Point
Regional Hospital, High Point.
Mrs. Jester was born Sept. 17,
1911, in Brunswick County. She
had been a resident ol High Point
The funeral was held Aug. 4 hi
Conrad Memorial Baptist Church
by the Rev. Larry D. Thompson anil
the Rev. George E. Williamson.
Burial followed in Floral Garden
Survivors include two sons.
Dwight M. Jester of Clemmons and
J. Ivan Jester of High Point; one sis
ter, Lcvie Clyde ol Richmond, Va.;
four grandchildren; and one great
SKLMA <;. PURGASON
Sclma Gaines Purgason, 79, ol
Yaupon Beach, died Aug. 2 at
Dosher Memorial Hospital. South
The funeral was held Aug. 4 at
Oak Island Presbyterian Church
with the Rev. Richard DePriter offi
A graveside service followed
Aug. 5 in Guilford Memorial Park,
Survivors include her husband,
John T. Purgason; a son, John W.
Purgason of Greensboro; two
daughters, Yvonne Berkeley and
Cythnia Oakley, both of Greens
boro; six great-grandchildren; a sis
ter, Helen Phillips of Bonlce; three
brothers, L.B. Gaines of Greensboro
and Lewis Gaines and Bob Gaines,
both of Bear Creek.
United Methodist Church
9 00 AM Worship Service & Sundar School
10:00- 10:30 AM Fellowship
10:30 AM Worship Service
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Pastor: The Rev. Camille Yorkev Edwards
Hwy. 179 at Ocean Isle Beach
1 /2 mile east of OIB Intersection
THt BRUNSWICK BfACON. THURSDAY. AUGUS1 8. I9V1 PACf f> H
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New Sung, a Christian singing and instrumental croup IVom
Manassas, Va., will perform Friday, Aug. 1(?, at 7:30 p.m. at
Sabbath Home Baptist Church. Choir director l.llen Nlidgette
said the public is invited to attend. Sabbath Home is located
near the causeway at llolden Beach.
CEDAR GROVE AREA NEWS
Choirs Are Gathering Sunday
BY BARBARA T. IIKWKTT
Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist
Church will host
the choirs con
day, Aug. 11,
starling at 2 p.m.
Ilic public is
invited to hear
voiccs from 12
churches in the
HKWKTT wmnabow and
Lcland communities. Members of
the interdenominational federation
have been gathering for nearly a
half century to lift their voiccs in
praise and adoration.
Happy birthday to Lynette Mc
Ken/ie, Dean Stanley, Robert
Flythc, Andrea John. Billy Raye
Hcwetl, Kathy Johnson, Perry Hill,
Latricia Hewett, Tia Bowens and
F reddie Johnson.
The Cedar Grove Improvement
AsstKiation was to have met Wed
nesday, Aug. 7, to elect new officers
for the coming fiscal year. The
Sunday Worship Service 9:30 AM
CALABASH V.F.W. HALL
Traders Village, Calabash
Dr Francis M Womack, Jr . Minister
SUNDAY BEACH SERVICE
(East of fishing Pier)
meeting was to be immediately alter
prayer meeting at Cedar drove
Missionary Baptist Church.
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