Deaths And Funerals
MARY C A PI'S PRKVAITK
Mary Capps Prevatie, 82, of Four
Oaks, died Oct. 14 at Johnston
County Memorial Hospital.
The funeral was Oct. 17 at Four
Oaks Baptist Church, with a grave
side service in New Hollywood
Survivors include four daughters.
Dorothy Townsend of Charlotte,
Nancy Evans of Four Oaks, Ha/el
Holden of Boiling Spring Lakes anil
Helen Odum of Virginia Beach. Va.:
a sister. Gaynelle Capps of Lumber
ton: two brothers. R.D. Capps Jr. of
Lumberton and Robert Capps of
Statcsville; 10 grandchildren; and
ALICE ROSALIND WARRICK
Alice Rosalind Warrick, 74, of
Long Beach, died Oct. 15 at
Britthaven of Wrightsville.
A graveside service was held
Oct. 17 in Guilford Memorial Park.
William John "Scotty" Gressel,
71, of Wilmington, died Oct. 15 in
Pinnacle Care Center.
The funeral was Oct 18 in the
First Church of the Na/arene. The
Rev. Billy Ring officiated. Burial
was in Cherry Hill Cemetery, Loris.
Born in Columbus, Ind.. on June
2. 1^20, he *as the son of the late
Christopher and Clara Wolff Gres
sel. He was a member of the First
Church of the Na/arene in Wilm
Survivors include a wife. Eula
Todd Gressel of the home: a son,
Gary Gressel of Leland; a foster
son, Charles Kirkum of Waco,
Texas; a daughter, Mrs. Billy
(Joyce) Goodwin of Burgaw; three
sisters, Emma George of Indiana
polis, lnd.. Charlotte Meyers of
Columbus, Ind.. and Henrietta Syf
fcrt of Shawnee. Okla.; four grand
children; and a great-grandchild.
The family asked that contribu
tions be made to First Church of the
Na/arene, 4017 Wilshire Blvd..
Wilmington, N.C. 28403.
ROBIE LEWIS BURKE
Robie Lewis Burke, 77, of Route
2, Bear Creek, and Route 3. Supply,
died Oct. 17 in Chatham Hospital.
Funeral arrangements were to be
announced by Smith & Buckner
Funeral Home in Siler City.
He was the son of Fannie May
Burke of Bear Creek and the late
Survivors in addition to his mot
her include his wife, Eleanor Boi
ling (Grannyl) Burke of the home;
a daughter, Carolyn Binkley of
Graham; a son, Robie Lee Burke of
Route 2, Bear Creek; six grand
children; and two great-grandchil
ADRON CLYDE BKNNETT
Adron Clyde Bennett, 88, of
Rocky Mount, died Oct. 17. He was
a retired foreman with a utility com
pany in Baltimore, Md.
A graveside service was held
Oct. 21 at Meadowridge Cemetery
in Baltimore, Md., with the Rev.
Gerald Riggs officiating.
Bom in Brunswick County, he
was the son of the late James A. and
Sara Jane Evans Bennett. He was
the husband of the late Beatrice H.
Bennett had resided in Rocky
Mount 20 years, making his home
with his nephew, James F. King Jr.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of
World War II, an honorary lifetime
member of Twin County Masonic
Lodge No. 729 in Rocky Mount, a
32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason
and a member of the York Rite
Survivors include a stepson, Ray
mond C. Holland of Westminister,
Md.; and many nieccs and nephews.
LAWRENCE LEON PA M PL IN
Lawrence Leon Pamplin, 69, of
Route 5, Airport Road, Southport,
died Oct. 16 at the V.A. Medical
Center in Fayetteville.
A graveside servicc with Mas
onic rites was conducted Oct. 19 in
Cumberland Memorial Gardens,
Fayetteville, with the Rev. Steve
Pamplin was born June 19, 1922,
in Durant, Okla., a son of the late
Lawrence Lee and Nora Myrtle
Pamplin. He was retired from the
U.S. Army, having served during
World War II, Korea and Vietnam.
He was a member and past master
of Pythagoras Lodge No. 249, A.F.
& A.M., Oak Island VFW Post No.
10226 and Oak Island Moose
Lodge. He was ol the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Hilda
W. Pamplin of the home; a daugh
ter, Susan Tarpley of Parkton; a son,
Larry Pamplin of Fayetteville; a
stepson, Allen Lee Skipper of Long
Beach; two stepdaughters, Melva
Anderson of Fayetteville and Gwcn
Jones of Ohio; a brother; five sis
ters; 12 grandchildren; and two
Memorial contributions may be
made to Oxford Orphanage, Ox
ford, N.C. 27565.
JAMES T. SMITH
James Thelbcrt Smith, 78, died
Oct. 1 1 in Columbus County Hos
The funeral was Oct. 13 in the
Ininan Funeral Home Chapel, con
ducted by the Rev. David West.
Bunal was in Forest Lawn Ceme
tery, Tabor City.
Bom in Columbus County, he
was the son of the late Jesse James
and Minnie Lee Faulk Smith.
Survivors include his wife, Sadie
Mae Todd Smith of the home; two
daughters, Teresa Smith of Whitc
villc and Kay Francis Barbee of
Wilmington; six sons. Steve Smith.
Russell Smith and Charles Smith,
all ol Whitcvillc. Roger Dean Smith
of Calabash, Jerry Smith ot Myrtle
Beach, S.C.. and James Wayne
Smith of Wilmington; a brother.
Thomas Smith of Concord; a sister,
Louise Boyd of Wilmington; and 13
SUK WILSON DOOLIN
Sue Wilson Doolin. 78. of Aber
deen died Oct. IS in her home. She
was a homcmakcr.
The funeral was held Oct. 21 at
Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Pinehurst. conducted by the Rev.
Robert T. Lawson. Bunal was in
Mount Hope Cemetery. Southern
Survivors include two daughters,
Andcanc D. Hatch of Long Beach
and Jcrinc Alba de Costa of Pine
bluff; six sisters, Thelma Bray of
Yanceyville, Irene Plummer. Dor
othy Bailey anil Katie Gipson, all ol
Denton. Pauline Wallace of Robbms
and Janie Barker ol Blanche; a
brother, Harry L. Wilson of Denton;
five grandchildren; and one great
David Randall Besscnt Jr., 15, of
Whitcvillc died Oct. 14 following
The funeral was Oct. 22 at Trinity
Baptist Church, Whitcvillc, officiat
ed by the Rev. Ron Sumncrs and the
Rev. Ray Justice. Burial was in
Columbus Memorial P;irk. Whitc
Besscnt was Kirn Oct. 12, ll>76,
in El Paso, Texas. He was a fresh
man at Whitcvillc High School and
a member of Trinity Baptist Church.
Survivors include his mother and
stepfather, Rhonda Evans Wallace
and Johnny B. Wallace of Whitc
villc; his father, David Randall Bes
scnt Sr. of North Myrtle Beach,
S.C.; a half-sister, Christina Ann
Besscnt of Greenville. S.C.', a step
brother. James Brian Wallace ol
Swansboro; maternal grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Evans of
Whitcvillc; a paternal grandfather,
Harold M. Besscnt of North Myrtle
Beach. S.C.; paternal grandmother
and step-grandfather Mary B. Tho
mas and Wilbur Thomas of Panama
City, Fla.; paternal step-grandmoth
er, Maggie B. Wallace of Atkinson;
maternal great-grandfather, William
B. Evans of Ash; and paternal great
grandmother, Mary S. Prcvost of
Panama City, Fla.
Memorials may be made to Low
er Cape Fear Hospice, 203 E. Col
umbus Sl, Whitcvillc, N.C. 28472;
the Ronald McDonald House, 506
Alexander Ave., Durham, N.C.
27705; Makc-A-Wish Foundation
of Eastern N.C., P.O. Box 32298,
Raleigh, N.C. 27622.
FRED (TOMMY) SMITH
Fred (Tommy) Smith, 52, of
Route 4, Lcland, died Oct. 12 at
Columbus County Hospital in
The funeral was Oct. 15 at Cen
tenary United Methodist Church,
Harrells, conducted by the Rev.
Neat Slater. Burial look place in
Harrells Community Cemetery.
Smith was a Sampson County na
tive, son of Dixie Smith of Harrells
and the late Thomas Gordon Smith.
He had attended Nashville, Tenn.,
Diesel Mechanics School.
Survivors in addition to his moth
er include his wife, Shirley Tew
Smith; two sons, Thomas C. Smith
of Wallace and Tyrone Smith of
Lcland; two daughters, Becky Stan
ley of Clarendon and Tylia S. Ward
of Lcland; a sister, Gcraldine S. Mc
Globcn of Rocky Mount; and five
JAMES JACKSON CAISON
James Jackson Caison, 70, of
Castle Hayne died Oct. IX in Brut
haven of Wilmington.
A graveside service was held
Oct. 21 in Grccnlawn Memorial
Park with the Rev. Mike Lewis offi
Caison was born Feb. 18, 1921,
in Brunswick County and was the
son of the late Joseph and Ida Som
mcrsett Caison. He was a U.S. Navy
veteran and served in World War II.
He was preceded in death by his
wife, Ruth Caison, in June of this
His survivors include three sons,
George Caison and James Edward
(Skcetcr) Caison, both of Wilming
ton, and Talmadge Smith of Texas;
one daughter, Ann Brown of Lc
land; a brother, Wilford Caison of
Shallotte; two sisters, Nellie Powell
of Shallotte and Ava Ward of Johns
ton, S.C.; eight grandchildren and
VF.RGIE OMELIA WATK1NS
Vergie Omelia Watkins, 101. of
mm/0 2' B?livia- lll^l Oil. IS
Hillhaven Convalescent Center.
Wilmington, fallowing extended ill
The funeral was Oct. 20 at Sandy
l-rove United Methodist Church.
Camden, S.C.. with the Rev. f-d
Davidson and the Rev. Lloyd White
officiating. Burial fallowed in the
Walk ins was horn 111 Lee County
S.C.. on Sept. 14, 1890. and was the
daughter ol the late Benjamin and
Alice Stokes Trimnal. She was pre
ceded in death by her husband
Survivors include a daughter, A
lice Lesh of Bolivia: a sister. Thel
ina Hopkins of Camden. S.C., sev
eral grandchildren and great-grand
children; and one great-great-grand
ROI.ANI) I'AUI, ItKRl BK
Roland Paul Berube, 65. of Sun
set Harbor Community, Bolivia
died Oct. 20 in his home.
I he funeral was to be held Oct.
-.3 at the Coble Ward-Smith Funeral
Service Chapel. Supply, with the
Rev. Lewis Benton and the Rev. Bill
(ireer officiating. Burial was to take
place Wednesday at the Spell Cem
etery in Roscboro with full military
Berube was born June 2X, 1926,
in Lowell, Mass.. and was the son
A/ilda Lamarche Berube of
Chumford. Mass.. and the late Al
fred Berube. He had been living in
Brunswick County far eight years
relocating from Concord. Mass'
While living m Brunswick County
he was a founder of the Faith
Community Chapel Undenomina
tional Church of which he was a
member. He served in World War II,
the Korean conflict and the Vietnam
War. and retired from the U.S. Air
Force in 1970 as a stalf sergeant.
Survivors in addition to his moth
er include his wile, Almeta Spell
Berube of the home; two sons,
Richard Glen Berube and Robert
Paul Berube, boih of Chumford.
Mass.; three sisters, Bettv Berube
Dons and Pauline B. Masse, both of
Lowell. Mass., and Simone Man
seau of Carlisle, Mass.; and two
In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be made to the Faith Comm
unity Chapel Building Fund, c/o
Harriet Benton. Route I, Bolivia,
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, Charles VV. Faulkingham, 90, ol
Calabash died Oct. 15 at The
Brunswick Hospital in Supply fal
lowing a long illness.
A graveside service will be held
11 a.m. today (Thursday) at Ocean
woods Memorial Cemetery in
Myrtle Beach, S.C., with Pastor
I iiti o hen dan officiating.
Faulkingham was born in Maine
the son of the late William E. and
Cleo Faulkingham. He was a retired
teacher and a member of the Myrtle
Beach Seventh Day Adven-ist
Church. He was preceded in death
by his wile, Frances Hinson
Among the survivors are his two
sons, f orest Faulkingham of Maine
and Donald Faulkingham of
Florida: and a brother, Clifford
Faulkingham ol Orlando. Fla.
The family has asked that memo
rials be made to the Myrtle Beach
Seventh Day Adventist Church 900
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I- N I KLLK HULFORI) HEWETT
Estellc Fulford Hcwcu, 6(), of
Shalloitc died Oct. 21 ai New
Hanover Regional Medical Center,
The funeral will be held 2 p.m.
today (Thursday) in Pine View
Chapel Church, with the Rev.
Maurice Milligan, the Rev. Landis
Lancaster and the Rev. Russell
Hewitt officiating. Burial will fol
low in Oak Grove Cemetery,
Bom in Brunswick County on
Feb. 7, 1931, Hewctl was the
daughter of the Rev. Isaiah Fulford
and the late Mary Hewctl Fulford.
Survivors in addition to her father
include five daughters, Mary Sim
mons, Marsha Hcwctt, Mollic
Langley and Phyllis Hcwctt, all of
Shallottc, and Rcgina Mc Henry of
Supply; four brothers, Ottis Fulford
of Charleston, S.C., Marvin Fulford
and Elwood Fullord of Shallottc,
and D.L. Fulford of Ash; 1 1 grand
children; and two great-grandchil
DAVID IIOI. I. INS
David Hollins of Baltimore, Md.,
formerly of Winnabow, died Oct. IS
in Baltimore. The funeral was to be
Oct. 23 at March West Funeral
Home in Baltimore.
He was the brother of Alex and
AI Hollins of Winnabow.
Sunday Worship Service 9:30 AM
CALABASH V.F.W. HALL
Traders Village, Ca'abash
Dr. Francis M Womack, Jr Minister
Bazaar Hours Extended At Camp United Methodist
Bazaar Hours Extended
The Christmas bazaar at Camp
United Methodist Church will ex
tend over two days this year, Friday
and Saturday, Nov. 1 and 2, from 10
a.m. to 2 p.m., with lunch served on
Friday only from 1 1 a.m. to 2 p.m.
United Methodist Women of
Camp Church have been working
all year preparing for the event,
which wdl offer an expanded crafts
area featuring holiday decorations,
handmade dolls, woodwork, baked
goods and needlework, as well as a
new area. Nice Twice, featuring
new or unused items.
Friday's luncheon menu will fea
ture soup and a sandwich, S3 per
person. Tickets arc available by
calling the church office, 754-4840,
between X a.m. and 2:30 p.m. week
Margaret Hardin is chairman of
the ba/aar and Doloris Evans is pre
sident of the UMW.
Camp Church is located on U.S.
17 Business in downtown Shallottc.
Village Point United Methodist
Church at Shallottc Point will hold
its annual Christmas bazaar Satur
day, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
at the church on Village Road.
Shoppers can choose from baked
gcxxls, handicrafts and white ele
The lunch menu will feature
homemade soup and hotdogs with
TNT Is For Kids
Thursday Night Togetherness, or
TNT, is a new program for all local
first through sixth grade students,
held every Thursday from 3:30 p.m.
to 6 p.m. at Camp United Methodist
Church in Shallottc.
Activities include snacks, Bible
study, music, art and supper.
Instead of their regular supper to
day (Thursday), youngsters in the
program arc invited to stay for
Camp Church's monthly fellowship
dinner at 6:30 p.m.
More information about this new
ministry of Camp UMC arc asked
to call the church officc, 754-4840.
New Hope Presbyterian Church,
Winnabow, will celebrate home
coming services Sunday, Oct. 20, at
11 a.m. A covered dish dinner is
scheduled to follow at 12:30 p.m.
The public and all church members
New Life Baptist Church of the
Exum community will hold Home
coming Sunday, Oct. 27.
The Rev. Russell Hewitt, pastor
of Oak Grove Baptist Church, will
be guest speaker for the 1 1 a.m. ser
Also, revival services continue
through Friday, Oct. 25 at 7:30
o'clock nightly. The Rev. Elmore
Strickland, pastor of Pleasant Plains
Baptist Church, is the guest speaker.
The Rev. H. Mark Brown, pastor,
and the congregation invite the pub
lic to attend.
Special Services Set
Sharon United Methodist Church
on Holdcn Beach Road (N.C. 130)
will celebrate Homecoming Sunday,
The Rev. Trade Vain urn will be
the guest speaker for the 11 a.m.
worship service, said spokesman
Ginny Mclntyre. Dinner will be
served on the grounds afterwards.
A Homecoming song service is
planned at 7 p.m., featuring the
Holden Beach Mission Baptist
Church, the Mission-Aires, the
Altarmen, The Master's Voice,
Sharon's own choir and other talent
of the church.
CEDAR GROVE AREA NEWS
Grissett Speaks At Youth Day
The yuulh department of Lililc
ship with a
Youth Day ser
Mi. V. speaker was
IIKWK' l supervisor of
the youth department at Cedar
Grove Missionary Baptist Church.
She was accompanied by the
Cedar Grove Youth Choir and Bob
Pascal Gore, who ministered in mu
Association Is Busy
The Cedar Grove Improvement
Association has been very success
ful in iLs receni fundraising efforts.
The most recent was a yard and din
ner sale at the Grissett place at the
corner of Cedar Grove and Turkey
Anyone wishing to make contri
butions to the association should
contact the president, Sinclair Ber
nard, or any officer.
Cedar Grove's youth of the
month is Levi Grissett Jr., son of the
Rev. Levi Grissett Sr. and Francis
Grissett. A second grad student at
Union Primary School, his hobbies
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Hearing test your home, our office.
Thank you for
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Cay la .VI.
includc fishing and reading the
Bible. The community salutes
young Grissett for his very fine way
of representing it.
Happy birthday to David Corlcy,
Carolyn S. Williams, Sharon Shan
non, Brenda Tayloe, Joseph 'Chad
Slarodumsky, Cedric Hopkins,
Donnie Mack Meekins, Renee Jane
Brooks, Duce Brooks, Tamara
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The Scripture for the week comes
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that do hunger and thirst after righ
teousness for they shall be filled.
Blessed arc the merciful for they
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Pastor: The Rev. Camille Yorkev Edwards
Hwy. 179 at Ocean Isle Beach
1/2 mile east of OIB intersection
The Rev. Hobart W. Burn side
will be preach revival services ai
Sharon Oct. 28-30 al 7:30 o'clock
nightly. The Sharon Choir will pro
vide music each night.
Revival Services Begin
Revival services will be held Oct.
27-30 at Community Chapel Baptist
Church on Malmo Loop Road.
Services begin at 7:30 p.m. with
the Rev. Dan Bennett as speaker.
Special music is planned each night,
said spokesman Shirlcnc Scoggins.
What About Halloween ?
Should a professing Christian be
involved in the observance of Hal
loween in any form?
Thai's the topic of a special ser
mon by the Rev. Gabriel Galdo,
pastor, at Cape Fear Alliance
Church Sunday, Oct. 27, during the
1 1 a.m. worship service.
Galdo will discuss the pagan ori
gins of Halloween and its relation
ship to superstition, spiritism and
Satanism, hoping listeners will
reach the same conclusion he has
come to: that one should not be in
volved in Halloween observance in
any form and should slop sending a
"mixed message" lo children and
The public is invited to hear the
sermon; however, Galdo asks that
children not be allowed to hear the
sermon. A nursery and junior
church services will be provided.
The church is located on N.C.
133 near Southport.
Worship Scrvicc Sunday, 10:00 A.M.
Sunday School al '':U0 a.m.
Meeting In Shallotte Middle School
Pastor Donald R. Salfrit
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