Miscellaneous Brunswick County, North Carolina Obituaries

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William Storey, 93, of Weirton, W. Va.
William Storey, 93, of Weirton, W. Va., died Saturday, May 27, 2000, at Weirton Medical Center.
He was born December 8, 1906, a son of the late Samuel and Mammie Swords Storey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, William Storey Jr., and two sisters, Helen Pegg and Mary Evelyn Hughes.
He was retired from Chrysler Corp. in Twinsburg, Ohio. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, Ravenna, Ohio.
Surviving are his wife, Esther Geho Storey, whom he married November 3, 1926; three daughters, Eleanor Louise Bennett of Weirton, W. Va., Ruth Ann Zubricky of Fayette City, Pa., and Joyce Elaine Pennock of Southport; 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.
Interment was in Beallsville Cemetery, Beallsville, Pa.

James Martin Lee, 85, of Greenville
James Martin Lee, 85, of Greenville died Friday, June 9, 2000, in Pitt County Memorial Hospital.
The funeral service was conducted Sunday at 3:30 p.m. in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel. Burial was in Pinewood Memorial Park.
Lee, a native of Johnston County, was a lifelong resident of Pitt County. He was engaged in farming and carpentry for most of his life and was a member of Mt. Calvary Free Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Gurney Lee of the Farmville Health Center; daughters Betty Nelson of Big Rock, Tenn., Mary Meeks of Fountain, BrendaVandiford of Scuffleton and Joyce Ladd of Bolivia; sons James L. Lee of Brighton, Tenn., and Jerry W. Lee of LaGrange; a brother, Issac Lee of Rocky Mount; 19 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory.

Paul Eddleman Haas, 84, of Dallas
Paul Eddleman Haas, 84, of Dallas died Friday, June 9, 2000, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.
A native of Gaston County, he was the widower of the late Agnes Inez Rose Haas and son of the late Charles James and Minnie Pearl Moses Haas. He was a self-employed textile parts salesman and auctioner and a member of First United Methodist Church in Dallas. Haas was preceded in death by a son, Roger Haas.
Surviving are five sons and four daughters-in-law, Richard and Barbara Haas of Dallas, Jimmy and Carolyn Haas of Dallas, Gary Haas of Oak Island, Burwell and Joyce Haas of Vale, Dale and Glenda Haas of Bessemer City; a sister, Vivian Barnes of Charlotte; 15 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday in the chapel of Dallas Funeral Home. Interment followed at Gaston Memorial Park.
Dallas Funeral Home service.

Ms. Mary Lillian Collins, 97, of Southport
Ms. Mary Lillian Collins, 97, of Southport died Thursday, June 8, 2000, at Ocean Trail Convalescent Center.
Funeral mass was conducted Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where she was a member, with Fr. Douglas Lawson officiating. Burial followed in Northwood Cemetery.
Ms. Collins was born March 17, 1903, in Georgetown, S. C., a daughter of the late Weston Gibson and Lenora Elizabeth Williams Collins, and lived in Brunswick County for over 70 years. She worked as a waitress at Mack's Cafe for 25 years and served as a volunteer at Dosher Memorial Hospital for many years. Ms. Collins was one of the first presidents of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Ladies Guild and at the time of her death was the oldest member of the church. She is survived by a cousin, Eva Bryan of Wilmington.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 5269 Dosher Cutoff SE, Southport, NC 28461; or to Dosher Memorial Hospital, Southport, NC 28461.
A Peacock-Newnam service.

Mrs. Miriam Gray, 75, of Port Charlotte, Fla.
Mrs. Miriam Gray, mother of Southport police chief Robert Gray Jr., died June 10, 2000, in Port Charlotte, Fla., where she had lived since 1991.
Mrs. Gray was born November 8, 1924, in Camden, N. J., and was a former secretary for RCA's computer division there. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star in New Jersey.
In addition to her son, Mrs. Gray is survived by her husband Robert. They celebrated 57 years of marriage on the day of her death. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Lorraine Dugan. Survivors also include a sister, Evelyn Wherrett, who lives in California.
Mrs. Gray leaves five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The family requests that contributions be made in her memory to the Make a Wish Foundation, 100 West Clarendon, Suite 2200, Phoenix, AZ 85014.
National Cremation Society in Port Charlotte is in charge of arrangements.

Boyd David Phillips, 82, of Kernersville
Boyd David Phillips, 82, of Kernersville died Thursday, June 8, 2000, at Forsyth Medical Center.
He was born April 3, 1918, to the late Oscar Phillips and Cora Bost Phillips. A graduate of Cramerton High School, he was formerly employed at Cannon Mills, was an independent contractor and was building inspector in Salisbury and Long Beach. While residing here he was a member of First Baptist Church of Oak Island, where he served as a deacon, and was a member of the N. C. Building and Plumbing Association.
His wife of 49 years, Frances Suther Phillips, died in 1990.
Surviving are three daughters, Dr. Kaye Micek of Wilmington; Mrs. Elaine Poston of Belews Creek and Patricia Stover of Winston-Salem; two brothers, Gene Phillips of Concord and Harmon Phillips of Sharpesburg, Ga. ; one sister, Ruth Brittain of Gastonia; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday at First Baptist Church, China Grove, with the Rev. Ed Daniel officiating. Burial was in West Lawn Memorial Park. 
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Oak Island, 4608 Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465; or Main Street United Methodist Church Building Fund, 306 Main Street, Kernersville, NC 27284.
Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home, China Grove service.

Gloria Haight Marvin, 75, of Caswell Beach
Mrs. Gloria Haight Marvin, 75, of Caswell Beach died Saturday, June 10, 2000, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
A memorial service was conducted at 7 p.m. Monday at Peacock-Newnam Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ray Webb and Paul Osborne officiating.
Mrs. Marvin was born March 25, 1925, in Amityville, N. Y., a daughter of the late Gilbert and Gladys Cooke Haight, and moved here in 1980 from Hampton Bays, Long Island, N. Y. She was a longtime member of the Caswell Beach Turtle Watch Program.
Survivors include her husband, Wilton C. (Bill) Marvin of the home; two sons, Tom Young of Rye, N. Y., and Clark Marvin of Atlanta, Ga.; two daughters, Sharon Accettella of Babylon, N. Y., and Joanne Wells of Warrenton, Va.; a brother, Gilbert Haight of Southport; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Caswell Beach Turtle Watch Program, 210 Mercer Street, Oak Island, NC 28465.
A Peacock-Newnam service.

Elizabeth Fowler Phillips, 66, of Oak Island
Elizabeth Fowler Phillips, 66, of Oak Island died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, at her home.
She was born November 18, 1933, to the late Jessie H. and Bleeker Long Fowler. She moved here in 1969 from Mint Hill. She was a homemaker, a charter member of Long Beach VFW and a member of Oak Island Beautification Club.
Survivors include two daughters, Tonia Stidham of Oak Island and Tami Crisco of Southport; a brother, Ney Fowler of Georgia; four grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held Thursday, 3 p.m., at Northwood Cemetery in Southport.
Friends may call at 111 NE 10th Street, Oak Island, from 6 to 9 p.m. today (Wednesday) and from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at Northwood Cemetery.
A service of East Coast Cremation and Funeral Services of Sunset Beach. 

Carleton Estilow Jess, 84, of Southport
Carleton Estilow Jess, 84, of Southport died Tuesday, August 1, 2000.
He was born in Swedesboro, N. J., to the late Clara P. and Harry T. Jess on April 26, 1916. He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Lois R. Jess.
He is survived by a son, Carleton R. Jess, and daughter-in-law Brenda K. Jess of Oak Island; two grandsons, Brian R. Jess and Scott M. Jess, also of Oak Island; and a daughter, Elva L. Jess of Southport.
Jess served as a captain in the U. S. Army during World War II and was graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park. He was retired from the U. S. Postal Service, working with the railway mail division initially in New York and later in the main post office in Washington, D. C. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Southport, active when younger with United Metho-dist Men.
A memorial service was held Friday at 3:30 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, Southport. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church or to a charity of choice.
Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service and Crematory, Supply Chapel.

Mrs. Marie Carbis Jaccino, 91, of St. James
Mrs. Marie Carbis Jaccino, 91, of St. James died Thursday, August 3, 2000, at her residence.
A cryptside service was conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Cape Fear Memorial Park Mausoleum with Fr. Douglas Lawson officiating.
Mrs. Jaccino was born September 22, 1908, in Philadelphia, Pa., a daughter of the late Joseph and Pauline Fiori Carbis, and moved to St. James from Islip, Long Island, N. Y., in 1993. She was of the Catholic faith.
Survivors include a son, Robert A. Jaccino of St. James; a brother, Harry Carbis of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; a sister, Dora Jaccino of New York, N. Y.; two grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army, 820 North 2nd Street, Wilmington, NC 28401.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral Home, Southport.

George Henry Reiner, 67, of Bolivia
George Henry Reiner, 67, of the Sunset Harbor community, Bolivia, died Saturday, August 5, 2000, at his residence.
The funeral was conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Faith Community Chapel with the Rev. Lewis Benton officiating. Graveside service with full military rites was held at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery, Spring Lake.
Reiner was born October 19, 1932, in Southern Pines, son of the late William and Florence Khorring Reiner, and moved to Sunset Harbor from Carthage in 1982. A 1954 graduate of Belmont Abbey College, Belmont, he was retired from the U. S. Army following 22 years service. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War.
In 1996 he was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Knight Reiner, and is survived by four children, Anna Whalen and husband Bill of Attleboro, Mass., Kathy Burns and husband Keith of Dyersburg, Tenn., William D. (Bill) Reiner and wife Anna of Wilmington and Doris Hulse and husband Phil of Sunset Harbor; seven grandchildren, Douglas and Colleen Whalen, Jennifer, Jessica and Katelin Burns and George David and Sarah Reiner; his fiance, Mary Walls of Boiling Spring Lakes and her four children and seven grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 1660 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; or American Heart Association, 4701 Wrightsville Avenue, Wilmington, NC 28403.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral Home, Southport.

Hansford Ray Harrelson, 53, of Oak Island
Hansford Ray Harrelson, 53, of Oak Island died Monday, August 7, 2000, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
Harrelson was born September 1, 1946, in Lumberton, son of the late John and Madeline Phillips Harrelson, and moved to Oak Island in 1973. He had served in the U. S. Navy and was employed by CP&L from 1967 through 1995. He was former president of Oak Island Fishing Club.
Survivors include his children, Stoney Harrelson and Courtney Raye Harrelson, both of Wilmington, and their mother, Faye Stone Harrelson of Oak Island; two brothers, Archie Carlton Harrelson and wife Sharlene of Graham and William Truett Harrelson of Lumberton; a sister, Jenny Fowler of Lumberton; nieces and nephews Stacy and Chad of Lumberton and Melissa and Allen of Graham; a maternal aunt, Velenia Thompson of Lumberton; and his in-laws, Linwood and Irene Stone and Elizabeth Stone of Lumberton, Linda, Ray and Jacob Goff of Fayetteville and Rena and Mark Giles of Wilmington.
Memorial services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday at Peacock-Newnam Funeral Chapel. Visitation will immediately follow the memorial service. Memorials may be made to Long Bay Artificial Reef Association, 3928 Cross Street SE, Bolivia, NC 28422.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral Home.
 
John Lewis Wagoner, 75, of Hillsborough
John Lewis Wagoner, 75, of Hillsborough died Wednesday, August 1, 2001.
Wagoner also was an Oak Island resident. He was a native of Orange County and a retired builder.
Surviving are his wife, Nancy B. Wagoner; three sons, Dwight Wagoner of Oak Island, Charles Wagoner and Andrew Wagoner, both of Hillsborough; a daughter, Gayle W. Alexander of Franklin, N. J.; six grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; four brothers, L. D. Wagoner of Hillsborough, Roy Wagoner of High Point, Doc Wagoner of Holly Ridge and Buddy Wagoner of Hillsbo-rough; four sisters, Louise Workman of Millersville, Md., Alma Brown of Hillsborough, Rachel Trexler of High Point and Mae (Ann) Weaver of Oak Island.
He was predeceased by brothers Jesse Wagoner, Horace Wagoner, Charlie Wagoner, Calvin Wagoner and unnamed twins, and a sister, Sally Upchurch.
Funeral services were held Saturday in Walker’s Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in the Hillsborough Town Cemetery.

Richard Alvey Partello Jr., 58, of Southport
Richard (Rick) Alvey Partello Jr., 58, of Southport died Thursday, August 2, 2001, at Dosher Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Washington, D. C., to the late Richard Alvey Partello Sr. and Sarah Palmer. He spent his younger years in Washington before he moved to Charleston, S. C., where he spent four years with the U. S. Coast Guard. In 1971, he moved to Southport with his family.
He retired as a career employee from Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point after 19 years as an electrician. He was a member of the AFGE union, Local 1708, and while at Sunny Point became involved in the employee assistance program.
He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and served on the inter-faith fellowship council, and was a past member of the Jaycees. Partello belonged to numerous organizations and committees.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce St. George Partello; his sons, Christian Donald Partello and fiance Carrie Ann Dewitt, and Richard Alvey Partello III, and three grandchildren, Amanda, Ben and Adam Dewitt, all of Southport. He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Jessie Wayne Rhinehart.
Graveside services were conducted Monday at 11 a.m. in Northwood Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Cottingham and the Rev. P. D. Midgett officiating.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral & Cremation Service, Southport.

Frances Katherine Fridley, 76, of Southport
Mrs. Frances Katherine Fridley, 76, of Southport died Tuesday, August 7, 2001, at Dosher Memorial Hospital.
A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Northwood Cemetery with Mervin E. Nickels officiating.
Mrs. Fridley was born March 26, 1925, in Charleston, W. Va., a daughter of the late James R. and Bertha Lane Wiseman, and moved here 26 years ago.
Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Samuel V. Fridley of the home; a son, Samuel Allen Fridley of Southport; two daughters, Mary Brower of Oak Island and Kay Cox of Belle, W. Va.; a brother, Russell Wiseman of Jacksonville, Fla.; a sister, Violet Cavender of China Grove; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Peacock-Newnam Funeral & Cremation Service from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today (Wednesday).
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 1740 Broadway, New York, NY 10019.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral & Cremation Service.

Charles Eversole, 69, of Southport 
Charles Eversole, 69, of Southport died Tuesday, January 23, 2001, at Brunswick Community Hospital, Shallotte.
Graveside service was conducted Saturday at Brown Cemetery, Bolivia, with the Rev. Arthur Spencer and Mervin Nickels officiating.
Eversole was born May 3, 1931, in Hyden, Ky., a son of the late Irvine and Mallie Feltner Eversole, and had lived in Southport since 1944. He was a maintenance man with the N. C. Baptist Assembly and a member of Boiling Spring Lakes Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Eversole, and sister, Wilma Clemmons, and is survived by two brothers, Bige Eversole of Oak Island and Pearl Eversole of Boiling Spring Lakes; four sisters, Lucy Lewis and Nancy Spencer of Southport, Sally Huff of Leland and Edith Brown of Bolivia.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral & Cremation Service, Southport.

Faye Snipes Clodfelter, 81, of Oak Island
Mrs. Faye Snipes Clodfelter, 81, of Oak Island died Sunday, January 28, 2001, at Liberty Commons in Wilmington.
A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 10, at Oak Island Presbyterian Church, where she was a member and deacon.
Mrs. Clodfelter was born April 9, 1919, in Cameron, a daughter of the late Alfred Marshall and Bessie McLaurin Snipes, and moved to Oak Island in 1978. She retired in 1978 following 27 years service as industrial nurse with Dixie Furniture Company Inc. of Lexington.
She was a 1936 graduate of Cameron High School and a 1940 graduate of Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing. She served as chairman or vice-chairman of the N. C. Statewide Safety Conference for seven years, served as secretary-treasurer and board member of Tri-County Furniture Safety Association for 12 years, and served as secretary-treasurer and board member of Central Piedmont Safety Council.
She was a former member of the American Board of Occupational Health Nurses, American Occupational Health Nurses Association, N. C. Nurses Association and Lexington Nurses Association, and First United Methodist Church in Lexington.
She was the widow of Charles M. Clodfelter and is survived by a son, Reynolds Craig Clodfelter of Henderson; three daughters, Mrs. Sherry Pollard of Seabrook Island, S. C., Mrs. Janis Berg of Raleigh and Mrs. Lil Conley of Wilmington: a brother, Alfred Marshall Snipes of Oklahoma City, Okla.; three sisters, Mrs. Claire Lyons of Tobaccoville, Mrs. Kitty Collier of Atlanta, Ga., and Mrs. Carolyn Warlick of Statesville; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
The family wishes to extend its gratitude to the people of Oak Island, St. Andrews Covenant Presbyterian Church and Liberty Commons for all of the kindnesses extended to her and the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to Oak Island Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 1503 East Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465. The family will receive friends in the McDougle Fellowship Hall of the church immediately following the service.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral & Cremation Service, Southport.

Robert Hayes Lewis, 92, of Southport 
Robert Hayes Lewis, 92, of Southport died Monday, January 29, 2001, at Harbor View Health Care Center, Morehead City.
The funeral was conducted at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Antioch Baptist Church, where he was a member, with the Rev. Tim Spencer officiating.
Lewis was born May 8, 1908, in Bolivia and was a farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Lucy E. Lewis of Southport; a daughter, Betsy and husband Roger F. Lawrence of Morehead City; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Lewis of Bolivia;a sister, Atlee Ballard of Bolivia; five grandchildren; one great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Maudie Walton Lewis, and two sons, Dorman and Wayne Lewis.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral & Cremation Service, Southport.

Mary Allison Herring Watkins, 32, of Greensboro
Mary Allison Herring Watkins, 32, of Greensboro died Saturday, March 31, 2001, at Wesley Long Hospital, Greensboro.
The funeral was conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Peacock-Newnam Funeral Chapel with Dr. Wayne Adkisson officiating. Interment followed in Northwood Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Carter Childs, Travis Childs, Daniel Dixon, Donald Dixon, Tommy Brendle and Charlie Miller.
Ms. Watkins was born April 17, 1968, in Winston-Salem, was formerly employed with Sears Service Center in Greensboro and attended Southport Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Jeffery Watkins of Savannah, Ga.; a daughter, Jasmine Watkins of Greensboro; her father, Davis C. Herring Jr. of Southport; her mother and step-father, Susan Bellamy Earman and Danny Earman of Savannah, Ga.; a brother, Bonner Davis Herring of Southport.
Memorial contributions may be made to Habitat For Humanity, 4819 Loop Road SE, Southport, NC 28461.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral & Cremation Service, Southport.

Mrs. Kimberly deVaux Jones, 42, of Oak Island
Mrs. Kimberly deVaux Jones, 42, of Oak Island died Sunday, April 1, 2001, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Southport Baptist Church, where she was a member, with Dr. Wayne Adkisson and the Rev. Jeffrey Johnson officiating.
Mrs. Jones was born May 27, 1958, in Rochester, N. Y., and moved here in 1967 from Richmond, Va. She was employed with the office of Joan Chestnut C.P.A., was a Sunday school teacher and G. A. leader at her church, and for many years served as a Girl Scout leader.
She was a graduate of Brunswick Community College, where she was a member of the National Honor Society.
Survivors include her husband of 23 years, Kendall Allen Jones of the home; a son, Kendall Evan Jones of Raleigh; a daughter, Krystal deVaux Jones of Oak Island; her mother and step-father, Donnie and Moe Kirby of Southport; her father, Paul G. Dodge of Myrtle Beach, S. C.; a sister, Karen deVaux Jones and husband Kevin of Southport; maternal grandmother, Rae Fredericks of Southport; paternal grandmother, Doris Dodge of Brevard.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kim Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund, 119 North Lord Street, Southport, NC 28461 or Southport Baptist Church, 200 North Howe Street, Southport, NC 28461.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral & Cremation Service, Southport.

Mrs. Helen Zoschak Gray, 102, of Oak Island
Mrs. Helen Zoschak Gray, 102, of Oak Island died Friday, March 30, 2001, at Ocean Trail Convalescent Center.
The funeral was conducted Monday in Yonkers, N. Y., with interment following in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
Mrs. Gray was born November 5, 1898, in Yonkers, daughter of the late Vincent and Mary Pavilovsky Zoschak, and moved here in 1990. She was a member of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Yonkers and Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Southport.
Survivors include a son, William Gray of Yonkers; a daughter, Dorothy Gray Wayne of Oak Island; four grandchildren, Robert Wayne, Billy Gray Jr., Christopher Gray and Colin Gray; eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by brothers Edward and William Zoschak.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral & Cremation Service.

Woodrow Wilson Sullivan Sr., 86, of Wilmington
Woodrow Wilson Sullivan Sr., 86, of Wilmington died Wednesday, March 28, 2001.
Sullivan was born March 1, 1915, in Brunswick County and was the son of the late Bailey and Winnie Estelle Padrick Sullivan. He was a member of Zion United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Nellie Hudson Sullivan; two sons, Woodrow W. Sullivan Jr. and wife Sharon of Leland and Wade Bailey Sullivan of Wilmington; a daughter, Betty Sullivan Walters and husband Huxley of Southport; two sisters, Mae Lanier and Luella Smith, both of Wilmington; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday at Zion United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim Reed and the Rev. Dennis Wright officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Terry Wright, Eugene Maxton Skipper Jr., Daniel Weatherington, Brian Ennis, Woodrow Wilson Sullivan III and Jimmy Hudson. Honorary pallbearers were Charles Spencer, Aubrey Smith, P. J. Whitman, Ralph Ambrose and Hampton Henry.
Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service, Oleander Chapel.

Jeffrey T. Edwards, 46, of Savannah, Ga.
Jeffrey T. Edwards, 46, of Savannah, Ga., died April 1, 2001, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident. He was employed by Maxim Crane.
He was a native of Long Beach, Calif., and a son of James and Jackie Edwards of California. He was owner of property in Winding River Plantation and Holden Beach.
Surviving beside his parents are his wife, Tyra B. Edwards of Savannah; daughter and son-in-law Erika and Robin Chambers, son Jeffery Andrew Edwards, grandson Gavin Chambers, sisters Chris Corey and Jan Nelson and brother Todd Edwards, all of California.
A memorial service was held Tuesday, April 3, at Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 13117, Savannah, GA 31416.

Mrs. Ruth Moore Jolley, 92, of Southport
Mrs. Ruth Moore Jolley, 92, of Ocean Trail Convalescent Center in Southport, died September 25, 2000, at her residence.
A native of Caldwell County, she was the daughter of the late S. A. and Smithie Ann Moore. She was the wife of the late Roy Carl Jolley and was preceded in death by a daughter, Jereline Jenkins. Mrs. Jolley was a long-time member of Loray Baptist Church and, after moving here, attended First Baptist Church of Oak Island. She was a homemaker.
Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Irene and Ray Fulbright of Oak Island; a son-in-law, Bill Jenkins of Gastonia; a brother, Glen Moore of Granite Falls; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were conducted by the Rev. John Bridges on Friday at Gaston Memorial Park.
McLean Funeral Directors served the family of Mrs. Jolley.

Mrs. Raymonde Senechal, 76, of Oak Island
Mrs. Raymonde Jeanne Senechal, 76, of Oak Island died Thursday, September 28, 2000, at Ocean Trail Convalescent Center.
Memorial mass was celebrated at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where she was a member, with Fr. Douglas Lawson officiating, followed by inurnment at sea.
Mrs. Senechal was born December 27, 1923, in Normandy, France, and moved here 18 years ago from Oakwood Village, Ohio. She was a retired IBM data processor with Kroger Company in Solon, Ohio, and was a member of Brunswick County Humane Society and American Wildlife Federation.
She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Roger Senechal of the home; and a daughter, Sylvaine Senechal-Maloney and husband Terry of North Myrtle Beach, S. C.
Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society, 2405 North 23rd Street, Wilmington, NC 28401 or American Diabetes Association, 1660 Duke Street, Alkexandria, VA 22314.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral Home, Southport.

Linda Stirewalt Breese, 58, of Oak Island
Linda Faye Stirewalt Breese, 58, of Oak Island and Rockwell died Saturday, September 30, 2000, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.
She was born December 27, 1941, in Cabarrus County, daughter of Ralph Oscar Stirewalt and Ruth Easley Stirewalt. She was a graduate of Landis High School and Rowan Technical College, and formerly was employed at VA Medical Center, Salisbury. She worked at Wal-Mart in Southport. She was a member of Phaniels Baptist Church.
Survivors beside her parents of Rockwell are her husband, Thomas A. Breese; two step-sons, Thomas Breese Jr. of Johnson City, Tenn., and Curtis Breese of Raleigh; a daughter, Deborah W. Sager of Kannapolis; a step-daughter, Lizanne Breese of Johnson City, Tenn.; a brother, Buddy Stirewalt of Salisbury; two grandchildren, Heather Lynn Sager and Christopher Ryan Sager; one step-grandchild, Kara Breese.
Services were held today (Wednesday) at Phaniels Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Taylor officiating. Burial was at Carolina Memorial Park, Concord.
Memorials may be made to Phaniels Baptist Church, 2685 Phaniels Church Road, Rockwell, NC 28138.
Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home, China Grove.

Jack Burgstresser, 42, Lakes resident
Jack (Gunnar) Burgstresser, 42, of Boiling Spring Lakes died Saturday, September 30, 2000, at his residence.
He had been employed as a chef in various restaurants and country clubs.
Born January 7, 1958, in Phillipsburg, N. J., he was the son of the late Jack Burgstresser and Beverly and Charles Engel of Boiling Spring Lakes. He was a 1976 graduate of Phillipsburg High School.
In addition to his mother and step-father, he is survived by two sisters, Jan Scerbo of Easton, Pa., and Joy Maczko of Phillipsburg, N. J.
Memorial services will be held at VFW Post 10400, Boiling Spring Lakes, on Thursday, October 5, at 3 p.m.

Howard Willis (Bill) Harris, 72, of Southport
Howard Willis (Bill) Harris, 72, of Southport died Sunday, October 1, 2000, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center.
The funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Peacock-Newnam Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Michael Ward officiating. Military graveside rites will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Cape Fear Memorial Park.
Harris was born March 20, 1928, in Manteo, a son of the late Sylvanius Cantwell and Florence Willis Mann Harris, and moved here from Baltimore, Md., in 1983. He was retired from the U. S. Coast Guard. Following his Coast Guard retirement, for 15 years he served as captain aboard Johns Hopkins University's oceanic research vessel homeported in Annapolis, Md.
He was preceded in death in 1998 by a daughter, Linda Gail Harris, and is survived by his wife of 52 years, Loris English Harris of the home; a daughter, Billie Jean Meseke and husband Richard of Westminster, Md.; a son, Howard Cantwell Harris and wife Linda Miller-Harris of Key West, Fla.; two brothers, Charles Malcolm Harris of Manteo and Gregory Wayne Harris of Alexandria, Va.; a sister, Mildred Irene Baldacci of Culpepper, Va.; three grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Peacock-Newnam Funeral Home from 6 to 7 p.m. this evening.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center, 1406 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral Home, Southport.


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