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Cayton To Speak
At Aglow Meeting
Mary Cayton of New Bern will be
the guest speak
Lockwood Folly _
Building, Stan bury Road, Supply.
Fellowship and refreshments are
available at 9:30 a.m.
Ms. Cayton is president of New
Bern Evening Aglow and is a Bible
teacher. She speaks frequently at
women's seminars and retreats.
All women and teen-age girls are
invited to attend the meeting, said
Jean Barber, corresponding secre
For more information, contact
Tuddie Dixon, president. 842-6565.
Beulah Baptist Church, near
Hickman's Crossroads, will be hold
ing revival services Sunday, March
15, through Wednesday, March 18,
beginning at 7:30 p.m. each day.
The Rev. Howard Fowler will
conduct the revival. Music will be
provided by Von Ferguson and the
A special Wednesday evening
Lenten program, "The Hills of
Lent," continues at St. James the
Fisherman Episcopal Church in
Next Wednesday's session begins
with a light supper at 6 p.m., fol
lowed by the program, "At Mount
Sinai" and celebration of the Holy
The weekly programs continue
April 15, with supper donations to
benefit Brunswick County Habitat
for Humanity, said the Rev. Dr.
Richard W. Warner Jr., rector.
The church is located at 4941
Main Street, Shallotte.
Revival services began Wednes
day and continue through Friday,
March 13, at Oak Grove Baptist
Church on Holdcn Beach Road.
The Rev. Kenneth Faulkenberry
of Georgia is the guest evangelist for
the 7:30 p.m. services, said spokes
man Effie Evans. Special singing is
er for the March
meeting of Shal
will be held Sat
14, at 10 a.m. at
planned each night.
Thomasboro Free Will Baptist
Church will hold revival services
March 16 lliiough 21 at 7:30 p.ni.
The guest speaker will be the
Rev. Tommy Bryson, pastor of Cyp
ress Creek Free Will Baptist Church.
Special singing is planned each
The church is located on S.R.
13(U, at Thomasboro Crossroads.
Pastor Jerome Jenrcttc and the con
gregation invite the public to attend,
said spokesman Janet Thomas.
Revival Begins Sunday
Shallotlc First Baptist Church will
hold revival services at 7:30 p.m.
daily Sunday. March 15, through
Friday, March 20.
The Rev. Jerry Darnell of Peace
Memorial Baptist Church at Win
nabow will be the guest evangelist.
The church is located on Main
Street in Shallotte.
Youth Night Set
The Brunswick Baptist Associa
tion will hold its annual Youth Night
Saturday, March 14, at 7 p.m. at
Faith Baptist Church, Bolivia, with
the public invited to attend.
The program will be presented by
Uie Signing Choir of Gardner-Webb
College at Boiling Springs, said
Gaylin Huff of Long Beach. One of
seven Baptist-affiliated colleges in
North Carolina, the school has vari
ous programs designed especially
for students with handicaps.
The Signing Choir consists of
both deaf and hearing students who
perform to taped music.
Youth groups from the area have
been invited to enjoy this unique
musical performance and then share
in a fellowship time afterwards.
A song service featuring The
Glory Road Quartet from North
Myrtle Beach, S.C., will be held
Sunday, March 15, at 6 p.m. at
Longwood Baptist Church, said
spokesman Doris Benton.
Revival services will be held
Monday through Friday, March 16
20, at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker will
be the Rev. Mark Brown, pastor of
New Life Baptist Church.
The Rev. Barry Long, host pastor,
invites everyone to attend.
Counseling Training Course
Begins Tonight In Southport
A five-week counseling training
session begins today (Thursday) at
Trinity United Methodist Church in
Offered through the Brunswick
Community College Continuing Ed
ucation Department, the classes cen
ter around non-directive client cen
tered counseling and use of a refer
The course is designed for social
workers, teachers, ministers and
those who help others in their ca
It will serve as training for those
who wish to serve as counselors for
the new Personal Counseling Ser
vice, a volunteer-based organization
that has applied to become a non
Jack Hancox, pastor of Brunswick
Islands Baptist Church near Holden
Beach is organizing the interfaith
counseling service, which was initi
ated by a task force of community
The service will be housed at
Doshcr Hospital in Southport.
Over 10 sessions, the counseling
course will cover parenting, finan
cial loss, grief, alcoholism, divorce
and marriage counseling.
The class will meet Mondays and
Thursdays at 7 p.m. Counselors
Paula Dcvine and Linda Shaddix
will conduct the tfaining. A registra
tion fee of $30 is payable at the first
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Frying Pan Demos
Will Meet Today
Frying Pan Prccinct Democrats
will meet at the Shallotte Point
Volunteer Fire Department on Bay
Road today (Thursday) at 7 p.m.
The Brunswick County Demo
cratic Party is asking precincts to
schedule make-up meetings tonight
if they did not meet March 5.
At the Frying Pan Prccinct meet
ing, said Precinct Chairman Vernon
Ward, those attending will elect del
egates to the Brunswick County
Democratic Party Convention to be
held April 4 and will discuss holding
a mcct-the-candidatcs function prior
to the primary election.
The meeting is open to all regis
tered Democrats in Frying Pan
Area. Deaths And Funerals
Virginia Hartin Crutchcr, 80 of
Soudipon died March 3 at Bruns
wick C ovc Nursing Center, Lcland.
It was Mrs. Crutcher's wish that
no funeral he held.
She was bom June 1, 1911 in
Loogootec, Ind., daughter of the late
Joseph and Ada Smith Hartin and
moved to Brunswick County from
Lexington. Ky.. m 1967.
Mrs. Crutchcr was a retired steno
grapher Irom the University of Ken
tucky and a lonner employee of
l ong Beach Town Hall, were she
served as town secretary from 1973
lo 1975. She had also served as a
rural mail carrier at I xing Beach.
Survivors include her husband
James Allan Crutchcr.
Memorials may be made to
South port Rescue Squad or Long
Beach Rescue Squad.
FRED COLE MCCUMBEE
t frcdr. Colc McCumbcc, 65, of
Tabor City died March 3 in Colum
bus County Hospital. Whitcvillc af
ter a lengthy illness.
He was a retired insurance sales
man from Peoples Security insur
ance Company in Tabor City, hav
ing served the Brunswick County
area for 30 years.
The funeral was held March 5 in
the chapel of Inman Funeral Home,
Tabor City, with the Rev. Bob Car
ter officiating. Burial was in Mt. Si
nai Cemetery with Masonic rites
McCumbee was a native of
Columbus County and the son of the
lute Henry Ransom and Nancy Jane
He was a member of Clarendon
Uapust Church, a veteran of World
war II. and a member of Masonic
Lodge No. 563. McCumbee was al
so a member and past president of
the Columbus County Shrine Club.
Among the survivors are his wife
Cecil Cartrene McCumbee of the
home; a son, Michael McCumbee of
labor City; three daughters, Teresa
M. Long and Pam M. Majewski
both of Monroe, and Cecelia M."
rowler of 1 abor City; a brother, Jim
McCumbee of Loris, S.C.; a sister
Charlotte Spivey of Clarendon; and
Wilton Bullock, 56, of Longwood
died March 4 at his residence.
The funeral was held March 8 at
Ml. Zion Missionary Baptist
Church, Longwood. Burial was in
the church cemetery, with masonic
BILL NOEL HOOTEN
Bill Noel Hootcn, 54, of Wilm
ington died March 3 at his home.
The funeral was March 6 at Mid
way Apostolic Church, Bolivia.
Burial was in Cape Fear Memorial
I ark, Southport.
John Burroughs Simmons Sr 70
of Southport died march 5 at Do'sher
Memorial Hospital, Southport. He
was a retired fisherman.
The funeral was conducted March
7 by the Rev. Wayne Trcxler and
the Rev. Ray Webb at Southport
Baptist Church, where Simmons
was a member. Burial was in Bethel
Simmons was born Aug. 25,
1921, in Southport, son of the late
Alexander and Cornelia Autry Sim
mons. He was a U.S. Coast Guard
veteran of World War II, a member
of Disabled American Veterans and
was one of the founders of Beach
Road Baptist Church ir, Southport.
Among the survivors are his wife,
Glennie Price Simmons of the
home; two sons, John B. Simmons
Sunday Worship Service 9:30 AM
Sunday School 10:45 AM
Old Georgetown Road
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RUTH ANN SHAFFER
Ruth Ann Shaffer of Shallouc
died March 5 in New Hanover
Regional Medical Center. Wilming
ton, after a lengthy illness.
The funeral was March 9 in Mt.
Pleasant Baptist Church, Ml. Look
out, W.Va., by the Rev. Nelson
Harris. Burial was in the church ce
She was a daughter of the
Woodrow and Ruth Bailey Lcgg of
Ml. Lookout, and ihe wife of the
Rev. Paul Gene Shaffer of Shallouc.
Additional survivors include a
daughter. Cheryl Ann Secrist of Mt
Lookout, and Ted Legg of Mt.
Nebo, W.Va.; two sisters, Jeannie
Ferguson of Kuna, Idaho, and Kiltie
Brogan of Tampa. Fla.; and two
OAKLAND IVAN SMITH
Oakland Ivan Smith, 72, of Route
1, Ash, died March 5 at his resi
dence. He was a retired farmer.
The funeral was March 8 in the
chapcl of Brunswick Funeral Ser
vice, Shallotte, with the Rev. Jerry
Bell officiating. Burial was in New
Britton Church Cemetery, Ash.
He was the son of the late Harley
and Stella Ludlum Smith.
Survivors include a brother, Edi
son Duffy Smith of Ash; four sis
ters, Anglina Smith of Fayctlcvillc,
Thclma S. Clemmons of Leland,
Farry S. White of Chadbourn and
Agnes Suggs of Wilmington.
LOUFLLA WOOD ALFORD
Louclla Wood Alford, 57, of
Fayctlcvillc, died Monday, March 9,
at ihe home of a daughter.
The funeral was to be held at 2
p.m. today (Thursday) in Jcmigan
Warrcn Funeral Chapcl in Fayct
lcvillc by ihe Rev. Cecil Harkcy.
Burial was to be in Cumberland
Her survivors include two sons,
Toby Ray Phillips and Joseph Eu
gene Phillips Jr., bolh of Fay
ctlcvillc; a daughter, Jacqueline
Louclla Kcmpton of Fayctlcvillc;
two brothers, Carol Gene Wood and
Curtis Cumbcc, both of Supply; two
sisters, Nadinc Lancaster and Muriel
United Methodist Church
8:00 AM Worship Service
9:00 AM Christian Education Hour
9:30-10:00 AM Fellowship Time
10:00 AM Worship Service
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Pastor: The Rev. Camillc Yorkcy Edwards
llwy. 179 a>. Ocean Isle Beach
1/2 mile east of OIB IntersecUon
Hewett, both of Supply; and three
Lloyd Elmore McKcithan, 87, of
Shallotlc died March 5 in The
Brunswick Hospital, Supply.
A graveside service was conduct
ed March 8 by the Rev. Charlie
Smith in the Pierce Cemetery,
McKcithan was born Nov. 20,
19(M, in Brunswick County, son of
the late Gillespie and Lcttie Leonard
McKcithan. He was a farmer and a
His survivors include two daugh
ters, Alenc Hall of Charleston
Heights, S.C., and Anna Waryu of
Oregon, Ohio; a sister, Annie M.
Roberts of Shallottc; six grandchil
dren; and six great-grandchildren.
Earl Branham of Occan Trail
Convalescent Center. Southport,
died March 4.
Funeral arrangements were to be
announced by Pcacock-Ncwnam
Funeral Home, Southport
Rachel Rosella Bruton Cranford,
74, of Archdale and Holdcn Beach
died March 9 at her home in
The funeral is scheduled today
(Thursday) at 2 p.m. in the Cumby
Archdale Chapel, with the Rev. Max
G. Recce officiating. Burial will be
in Guilford Memorial Park
Mrs. Cranford was bom July 27,
1917, in Montgomery County,
daughter of Lcroy A. and Alice
Sanders Bruton. She was a resident
of High Point and the Archdale
vicinity for the past 70 years, a
homeowner at Holdcn Beach, and
was the retired founder and owner of
Cranford's Silk Screens.
She was past president of the
Archdale-Trinity Pilot Club and was
a member of the Trinity- Archdale
Extension Homcmakers and Allen
Jay Baptist Church.
Among the survivors arc her hus
band of 45 years, Buren Cranford of
the home; three daughters, Loretta
Ruth Hill of the home, Kay Forrest
Hilton ol Greensboro and Penny
Gail Young of Lexington; three
brothers, Ralph C. Bruton and Jake
T. Bruton, both of Thomasvillc, and
Hoyle S. Bruton of Chapel Hill; a
sister, Lois Pierce of Hampton, Va.;
nine grandchildren; and 1 1 great
Memorials may be directed to
Hospice of the Piedmont, Inc., 415
West High St., High Point, N.C.
Are Payable Now
Annual dues for maintenance
and upkeep of Chapel Hill Cem
etery in Shallottc arc being col
Icctcd, said Mrs. Inez S. Gray.
Families with loved ones bur
ied in the ccmctcry north of
Shallottc are asked to contribute
to care of the cemetery, she said.
Dues arc $5 per year and
should be sent to cither Nocha
White, P.O. Box 132, Shallotte,
N.C. 28459, or to Mrs. Gray,
Route 3, Box 824, Shallotte,
Also, families are asked to re
move discarded flowers and oth
er debris from in and around the
cemetery and dispose of them at
a county dumping site.
Worship Scrvicc Sunday, 10:00 A.M.
Sunday School a! 9:00 a.m.
Meeting In Shallottc Middle School
Pastor Donald R. Safrit
Peoples Funeral Home
Invites you to listen to:
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Each Sunday Morning
From 9 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
on WTAB Radio AM 1370
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