Deaths And Funerals
Myra C'. Hewett. X5. of Supply,
died Jan. 3 at The Brunswick
Hospital following a declining ill
Hie funeral was held Jan. 6 at
Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service
Chapel. Supply, w i iii ilic Rev.
Iructte Rogers and the Rev. Mark
Owens officiating. Burial was in
Gallowa\ Cemeterv. Supplv.
M rs. Hewett was born in
Brunswick County on Oct. 15, llM)N.
the daughter of the late Fletcher and
I mnie Sellers Clemmons. She was a
member ot Mt Pisgah Baptist
Church and was an avid quiltcr for
She was preceded in death by her
husband. Alton Hewett; a son.
Clinton Hewett; four brothers and
Sur\ ivors include four daughters.
Alberta II. McCranie of Supply.
Margaret H. McCranie of Jack
sonville Beach. Fla.. lx>uise II.
Bolen of Kansas City. Mo., and
Gladys H Stanley of Ocean Isle
Beach; a brother. James II Robin
son ot Bell Haven; nine grandchil
dren; and 10 great-grandchildren;
and her caretakers. Lillie Mercer and
In lieu of flowers, memorials may
be made to the American Diabetes
Association. Carolina Affiliate.
RiKks Mount. N.C. 2780I.
CHARLES DAMI) ROACH
Charles Da\id "Spink" Roach.
7S. ot Supply, died Jan. 4 in New
Hanover Regional Medical Center.
The luneral was Jan. 7 in New
Life Assembly Church. Supply, with
the KBobby Norton, the Rev.
R.( J);vnn ;?fwj lh?? MllUfiCt
Milligan officiating. Burial was in
Silent Grove Cemetery. Supply.
Mr. Roach was born in Brunswick
County on Aug. 3. 1915, the son of
the late Jesse Jacob and Martha
Florence Roach. He was a member
of New Life Assembly Church. He
was retired from the N.C. Depart
ment of Transportation Highway
Sun. iv ors include his wife. Madie
I. Roach of the home; and a sister.
Mae Hamilton ot Supply.
ALVIN WAYNE DOSHER
A memorial service for Alvin
Wayne Dosher was held Jan. 9 in the
chapel ot Southport Baptist Church.
Mr. Dosher. 43, of Southport. died
Dec. 9 at sea.
EDNA JOSEPH "JO" SMITH
Edna Joseph "Jo" Smith. 73. of
Ash died Jan. 5 in The Brunswick
Hospital at Supply.
The funeral was Jan. 7 in the
Brunswick Funeral Service Chapel.
Shallotte. by Hitler Wycuff Skipper.
Burial was in Brunswick Memorial
Born in Columbus County on
June 2. 1920. she was the daughter
of the late John William and Ada
Barnhiil Anderson. She was a mem
ber of the Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints in Shallotte.
Survivors include her daughter.
Janice S. Farabee. and a stepson,
E.R. Smith Jr.. both ot High Point; a
sister. Retha Anderson of
Whiteville; four grandchildren; two
great-grandchildren, three adopted
great-grandchildren; and several
nieces and nephews.
SYLVIA LEWIS TRIPP
Sylvia Lewis Tripp. 53. ot
Shallotte. died Jan. 7 in Guardian
Care Nursing Center in Kenansville.
The luneral was Jan. 10 in the
Brunswick Funeral Service Chapel.
Shallotte. with the Rev. Ivren
Hughes and the Kev. Maurice Milli
gan officiating. Burial was in Bruns
wick Memorial Gardens.
She was born in Shallotte on
April 6. 1940, to John Dawson and
Rhoda Hawes lx;w is She was a
member of the Shallotte Chapter of
I lit Oidci uf the Eastern Star.
Mrs. Tripp was preceded in death
bv her father. John Dawson Lewis,
and a son. William E. (Little Bill)
Sur\ ivors in addition to her moth
er include three daughters. Natalie T.
Hewett. Tina T. Holden and Lana T
Rising, all of ShalMte; :i hrotiier.
Jerry D. Lewis ot Shallotte; and lour
grandchildren. Tripp Holden. Tif
fany Holden. Mallary Jo Hewett and
Kenneth Allen "Al" Rising III. all ol
In lieu of flowers memorials may
K' made to the church or charity of
the giver's choice.
CONNIE K. BENTON
Connie Ruth Benton. 79. of the
Pirewav community of Tabor City
died Jan. 8 in Loris (S.C.)
Community Hospital. She was a
The funeral was Jan. 11 in
Pirewav Freewill Baptist Church
with the Rev. Charles Hilburn and
Brooks Svkes officiating. Burial was
in Pirewav United Methodist
Mrs. Benton was born in I .oris, a
daughter of the late William Jessie
and Amanda Hardee Duncan. She
was the widow of Barney Benton.
Survivors include three sons.
William Thomas and James Benton,
both of Tabor city, and Gerald
Wayne Benton ot Ash; a brother.
Burnice Duncan of Columbus. Ga.;
a sister. Clara Lee Smith of Tabor
Cilv; and six grandchildren.
Altred Daniels of Patterson. N.J..
and formerly of Longwoixl. died
Jan. (> at home.
The funeral was held Jan. 12 at
Mount /.ion Baptist Church, Long
wood Burial was in the church
EDGAR ALLEN POE
Fdgar Allen Poe. 73. of Bolivia
died Jan. <?> at his residence.
The funeral was Jan. 9 at Sunset
Harbor Baptist Church, with the
Rev. Bobby Murray and the Rev.
Bill Greer officiating.
Burial was Jan 1(1 in Lafayette
Memorial Park in Fayetteville.
Poe was born in School field. Va..
on May 1. 1 *>20. the son of the late
Andrew Jackson and Sissy Belle
Lindsey Poe. He was a member of
Sunset Harbor Baptist Church,
where he served as a deacon and di
rector of music. He was retired from
the U.S. Air Force and the U.S.
Postal Service. He served as treasur
er ol the Sunset Harbor-Zion Hill
Volunteer Fire Department trom
1979 to 1993. and was a 32nd de
gree Mason and a member of
Shallotte I.odge No. 727. A.F.&
Survivors include his wife, Eliz
abeth "Sis Cheek Poe of the home;
two daughters. Linda Wencker of
Littleon. Colo., and Shirley Gold
stein of Herndon. Va.; a stepson,
David Blackman of Kure Beach; a
stepdaughter. Kathy Anderson of
Nashville. Tenn.; four brothers,
James Poe of Haw River. Richard
Poe of Mt. Juliet. Tenn.. Andrew
Jackson Poe of Svvepsonviiie and
Robert Poe of Battle Ground. Ga.;
two sisters. Carmel P Clayton and
Dorothy P Bush, both of Haw
River; and one grandson.
COY L. CLARIDA
C oy L. C'landa of Fast Orange,
N.J.. and formerly of Bolivia, died
Dec. 31 in Fast Orange.
The funeral was Jan. K at /.ion
Hill Baptist Church. Burial was in
the church cemetery.
MARY IN DAVID BkuVv N
Marvin David "M.D." Brown. 72.
ol Lcland died Jan. S in Pinnacle
I'he funeral was conducted Jan.
Ml in St. Andrews Mortuary Market
Street Chapel. Wilmington, by the
Rev. Jack Miller. Burial was in
Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Mr. Brown was
S.C.. on May 19, 1921, the son of
(he lale Marvin B. and l.eitha Bryant
Brown. Me was a member of Indian
town Lodge No. 165 A.KM. in
Survivors include his wife. Lily
Brown of the home; five daughters.
Grace Liherman of Wilmington,
Barbara Mintz of Carolina Beach.
Jean Scoggins and Juanita Benton of
l.cland and Irene Brock of Castle
Hayne; two son. Jerry Brown of
Castle llayne and Ralph Brown of
Rocky Point; a brother. James
Lawrimorc of North Wilkesboro; a
sistet. Myrtle Heslewood of Gilbert.
S.C.; IS grandchildren; and 17
Kevin rveiiy. 36. of Wilmington
died Jan. 7 in New Hanover
Regional Medical Center.
The funeral was held Jan. 9 in
Bethlehem Missionary Baptist
Church. Burial was in Drew
JAMES F. ATKINSON
James F. Atkinson, 82. of Leland
died Jan. <> in New Hanover Reg
ional Medical Center. Wilmington.
The funeral was Jan. 9 in Town
Creek Baptist Church, with the Rev.
V.C Potter Jr. officiating. Burial was
in the church cemetery.
Atkinson was born on Aug. 6,
1911. to the late Burt and Ruth
Padrick Atkinson. He was preceded
in death by a brother. John Wright
Atkinson. He was a member of
Town Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Judy
Bell Buffin Atkinson of the home;
three stepsons, Gary Jacobs of
Leland. Moddy Dale Bulfkin of
Tabor City and Richard Kye of
Winnabow; a sister. Charlotte
Rushing ol Bushncll. Fla.; anil five
Funeral services for Alfred Dan
iels of Paterson. N.J.. were sched
uled to be held Wednesday. Jan. 12.
at 2 p.m. from the Mount /ion
Baptist Church with the Rev. M.C.
Burial was to follow in the church
He was the husband of Mary A.
Tolson Daniels of Paterson, N.J.; the
father of Deloris Wright. Patricia
Daniels. Ronnie. Frankie, John and
Dale Daniels, all of Paterson. N.J.;
and the brother of Curtis Daniels of
Longwood and Bennie Blumell.
Arrangements were being handled
bv Peoples Funeral Home.
VONNJE H. PORTER
Vonnie Holden Smith Porter, 60,
of Aberdeen died Jan. 10 in Manor
The funeral will be held today
(Thursday) at 3:30 p.m. in Ives
Memorial Baptist Church, by the
Rev Don Ballenger. the Rev. Bob
Chiidress and the Rev. Bob And
erson. Burial will be in Pinebluff
Mrs. Porter was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband,
Clyde Porter; a son. James Edward
Smith Jr. of Aberdeen; a brother,
William F. Holden of Ocean Isle
Beach; and two sisters. Virginia
Sullivan ol Winnabow and Vera
Hewitt of Supply.
The family was to receive friends
7 p.m. to p.m. Wednesday at
Powell Funeral Home in Southern
Memorials may be made to Sand
hills Hospice Inc.. P.O. Box 1956,
Pinehurst. N.C. 2X374.
l li/abeth Frances Peters Fontana.
75. of Shallolte, died Jan. 10 in
Grand Strand General Hospital,
My rile Beach, S.C
The funeral will be today
(Thursday) at 2 p.m. in the
Brunswick I uneral Service Chapel,
Shallolte. with the Rev. George
Speake officiating. Burial will lie in
Brunswick Memorial Gardens in
Drivers Still In Hospital
Following Saturday Wreck
Both drivers were seriously in
jured Saturday afternoon in a two
car collision on Stone Chimney
Road. 2.7 miles north of llolden
Cynthia Phelps Elliott. 25. of
Rouic 2. Supply, and IXiViu Perry
Russ III. 4K. of Wilmington, were
transported to The Brunswick
Hospital vniiIi serious, incapacitating
injuries, and were then transferred to
New Hanover Regional Medical
Center in Wilmington.
As ol Tuesday afternoon. Elliott
was listed in serious condition and
Russ in lair condition, a centei
At approximately I 05 p.m.
Saturday Elliott was traveling north
on Stone Chimney Road (S.R
1115). Russ was traveling northwest
on Stanley Road (S R 111')) ii
proaching its intersection with St? i
Russ braked and his IW3 I out
slid into the intersection, according
to the report filed by Trooper C.E.
Ward, striking Elliott's I9.S9 flonda
in ihe front left lender. ran oft Ihc left shoulder, struck a
The two vehicles slammed to- sign and overturned.
get her. side to side, and went ott the Russ was charged with failure to
left side of the road. Russ's vehicle yield.
came to rest on the left shoulder of Damages were estimated at
Stone Chimney Road, while lilliott S5.5INI to I lliotl s car anil $10,000
v?.t, thrown lr>?n i her vchick when to Ru*.\k.
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Margaret D Kellv . ? c 4705 Wnghtsville Ave
Phone 799-04-/6 Sales & Sorv.ce w.im.ngton, NC 26403
Born July 8, 1919, she was a
daughter of the late John and Helen
Survivors include ner husband.
Antonio Fontana; a daughter. Arlene
Neff of Middleton, R.I.; a stepson.
Mario Fontana of Virginia Beach,
Va.; two stepdaughters, Margaret
Avallone of San Diego, Calif., and
Florence Cardoso of Swan luike.
N.Y.; a brother. Joe Peters of
Astoria, N.Y.: three grandchildren;
and eight step-grandchildren.
DOROTHY JANE SMITH
Dorothy Jane Smith Long of Ash
died Jan. 10 at her residence.
The funeral was Jan. 12 in the
Brunswick Funeral Service Chapel.
Shalloitc. Burial was in Long
Cemetery in Ash.
A native of Brunswick County,
she was a daughter of the late
William Allen and Carrie Jane
Carlisle Smith, and the widow of
Survivors include her son.
William Joe "Bill" Urng of Lumber
ton; a daughter. Bobbie Jane Jones
of Ash; two brothers, the Rev.
Luther Smith of St. Pauls and Julian
Smith ol Bl.idenboro; three grand
sons: and a great-grandson.
WILLIAM W. IRV INE
William Wilson Irvine. (i7. of
l^ong Beach, died Jan. 10 at Bruns
wick Cove Convalescent Center.
Peacock-Newman Funeral Home
of Southport was to announce
WALTER MAXWELL LACY
Walter Maxwell Iutcy. 69. of High
Point and Ocean Isle Beach died
Jan. 7 in High Point following a pe
riod of declining health.
A memorial service will be held
at a later date at Ocean Isle Beach.
Mr. Lacy was born Sept. 17.
1924. in Magnolia, Miss., a son of
Walter and Elizabeth Hawkins Goza
I acy. He was employed by the High
Point Enterprise before his retire
ment. A veteran of World War II. he
served in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include a daughter.
Lina Elizabeth Raley of Moss Point.
Miss.; a stepdaughter. Juliet Schwab
of High Point; a son. W.M. Lacy Jr.
of Moss Point. Miss.; two sisters,
Elizabeth Millard of Covington, La.;
and Mrs Opie (Martha) Shelton of
Baton Rouge. I -a.; and five grand
DANIEL SYLVESTER GORE
"l"he tuneral for Daniel Sylvester
Gore will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Jan.
14. in Big Macedonia Church.
Supply, with the pastor, the Rev.
Lawrance Keel, officiating.
Hurial will be in Galloway
Gore, a resident of Supply, died
Jan. 10 in The Brunswick Hospital.
Survivors include his wife,
Sheiiie Gore of Supply; four daugh
ters. Gracie Green and Virginia Bel
lamy of Supply. Sadie J. Pendergraft
ot Bronx. N.Y.. and Minnie Furger
son of Asheville; three sons. James
E. Gore of Trenton, N.J., and Daniel
C. Gore and Dallas E. Gore of
Supply; and a brother. Johnnie Gore
New Bible Institute To Begin
A new Bible institute will begin
its first semester in Brunswick
Trinity Harvest Institute for End
Time Studies will begin classes on
Tuesday. Jan. IS. at 7 p.m. Registr
ation begins at 6 p.m.
Eigiii cuui.m:> wui lx offcrcu m
the diploma program, with all cours
es relating to study of Biblical
prophetic events as pertaining to the
The first semester courses are
"The Book of Revelation" and
"Religions and Occults I." Each se
mester is 12 weeks of Tuesday night
study. Classes for the first semester
will be held at Trinity Tabernacle
Church. N.C. N7. in the Mill Creek
Community three miles from U.S.
Trinity Harvest Institute is non
denominational. For more informa
tion. call David E. Kelton. institute
president, at 457-4S17.
Lamb To Preach
Evangelist Robert Paul Ijmb.
\sho is described as "an author and
prophet." will preach at Love of
Christ Church in Bolivia Jan. 14-16.
He will speak at 7 p.m. Friday
and Saturday and again Sunday at
10:30 a.m.. with the public invited.
Love of Christ Church is located
on U.S. Business 17.
Mission Fair Set
Brunswick County Girls in
Action (OAs), a Baptist mission or
ganization for girls, will "tour " at
least nine foreign countries where
Southern Baptist missionaries are at
work at the GA Mission Fair sched
uled Jan. 22 from 9 a.m. to 12:30
p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church on
Midway Road. Bolivia.
('?A groups from Leland. Ocean
View. Sunset Harbor. Calvary. Oak
Island. Jennie's Branch. Faith. Elah
and Southport wiii each present a
country?China. Spain. Chile.
Japan. Taiwan. Indonesia. Switzer
land. Mexico and India respectively.
Blake To Speak
Southport Women's Aglow will
welcome Jan Blake as its January
The meeting will lie Jan. 15 at 10
a.m. at the Senior Citizen Building
on Atlantic Street in Southport.
Blake is founder of "There is
"She knows from personal experi
ence that Jesus is able to take a shat
tered life, a broken-down body and a
burnt-out mind and heal and bring
All Ages Sunday SchooMO 00 am
Worship and Communior>-i 1 00 am
Sunday Evening Worship-7.00 p.n
Wednesday Evening Worship-7:00 pm
casual dress ? nursery provided
Jack D. Hancox, Pastor
1672 Mt. Pisgah Rd. SW
Last week to register!
For more information contact
Dr. George West, 4755 Main St., Shallotte
754-7363 or 754-3288
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For more information, call Tuddie
Dixon at 842-6565 or Bonnie
Leonard at 754-6247.
All women are invited.
Jennings Will Preach
The Rev. Wesley Jennings will
preach a sermon on "The Power In
Prayer" this Sunday. Jan. 16, at Oak
Island Presbyterian Church, said
Elder Jack Terry.
The sermon will he based tin
Worship service is at 10:15 a.m..
preceded by Sunday school at 9:15
Visitors are welcome.
Sisters To Sing
The Christian Sisters of Shallotte
will lx: singing at Bculah Baptist
Church Sunday, Jan. 16.
Everyone is invited to hear them
at the 6 p.m. service.
Beulah Church is located on
Hickman Road between Thomas
boro and Hickman's Crossroads.
Pray For Unity
A Prayer for Christian Unity ser
vice will be held Tuesday. Jan. IK. at
7 p.m. at Brunswick Islands Baptist
The service is sponsored by the
South Brunswick Islands Inter
church Council and is open to all.
Brunswick Islands Baptist is on
Mt. Pisgah Church Road near its in
tersection with Holden Beach Road
(N.C. 130 East).
The Rev. Jack Hancox is the host
Holder To Minister
The Rev. Colbert Rae Holder will
be the guest speaker at Abundant
Life Church Friday and Saturday.
Jan. 14 ;md 15. at 7:30 p.iii., and
will lead the 11 a.m. worship service
Sunday. Jan. 1(>.
His son. Steve, will minister in
Holder recently returned from
Russia and will be giving his testi
mony of what God is doing in the
former Soviet Union.
Abundant Life Church is located
on Brick Landing Road (N.C. 17lJ)
beside Shallotte Muffler Shop.
The Kev. Earl Pigott. pastor, in
vites the public.
Worship Service Sunday, !():(X) A.M.
Sunday School at 9:tK) a.m.
Meeting In Shallotic Middle School
Pastor Donald R. Safrit
Sunday Worship Service
Church School For All Ages
Old Georgetown Road
Dr. Francis M. WomacK, Ji., Minister
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