Miscellaneous Brunswick County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Mrs. Monica S. Hauber, 49, of St. James
Mrs. Monica S. Hauber, 49, of St. James died Monday, January 14, 2002, at Duke Medical Center.
A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, January 18, at the St. James Plantation Chapel, St. James.
Mrs. Hauber was born February 10, 1952, in Westchester County, N. Y., daughter of Jorge Senosiain and the late Una Britt Christina Olson, and moved to St. James in 1994.
Survivors include her husband, David Hauber of the home; a son, Michael Jacobs of Charleston, S. C.; two daughters, Cristina Jacobs of Durham and Stephanie Jacobs of Winston-Salem; a step-daughter, Stacie Hauber Hall and husband Glen of Gastonia; her father, Jorge Senosiain of San Paulo, Brazil; a sister, Bettina Siwek and husband Enrique of Montevideo, Uruguay; two brothers, Albert Senosiain of Miami, Fla., and Richard Senosiain and wife Paula of San Paulo, Brazil; and a grandchild, Matthew Hall of Gastonia.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. James Fire Department; mail to Town of St. James, 3628 St. James Drive, St. James, NC 28461, Attn: Fire Department Emergency Squad.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport.

Jessie Genevieve MacLean, 95, of Southport 
Mrs. Jessie Genevieve MacLean, 95, of Southport died Tuesday, January 8, 2002, at her residence.
The funeral was conducted Friday at Lucia & Orlando Funeral Chapel, Patchogue, Long Island, N. Y., with the Rev. Warren Beaven officiating. Interment followed in Woodland Cemetery, Bellport, Long Island, N. Y. A memorial service will be held January 27 at 4 p.m. at Cape Fear Alliance Church here.
Mrs. MacLean was born July 28, 1906, in Brooklyn, N. Y., daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Briggs Myerscough, and moved to Southport in 1995 from Southold, Long Island, N. Y.
She was the widow of Raymond R. MacLean and is survived by a son, Raymond T. MacLean and wife Nancy, with whom she made her home; three grandchildren, Jocelyn A. MacLean, Peri M. Crowley and Raymond P. MacLean; and two great-grandchildren, Zachary and William Samuel Crowley.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army, 311 North 2nd Street, Wilmington, NC 28401.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral and Cremation Service.

Mrs. Lillian M. Sears of Raleigh
Mrs. Lillian M. Sears died Tuesday, January 8, 2002, in Raleigh.
Born in New York, N. Y., she moved to Raleigh with her husband, Woodrow H. Sears in 1936. She retired to Yaupon Beach for ten years before returning to Raleigh in 1999.
She is survived by a son, Dr. Woodrow H. Sears Jr. and wife Ronia of Lithuania; daughters Ginny Sears Byrd and husband Jim Byrd of Raleigh and Amy Barfield and husband Bobby Barfield of Wilson; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was held Friday at the Church of the Good Shepherd. Inurnment graveside rites followed at Raleigh Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the music program at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 125 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27603 or to Hospice of Wake County, 1300 St. Maryís Street, Raleigh, NC 27605.
Arrangements by Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, Raleigh

Elizabeth O. Toney, 83, of Hurricane, W. Va.
Elizabeth O. Toney, 83, of Hurricane, W. Va., formerly of Boiling Spring Lakes, died December 18, 2001, after a lengthy illness.
Graveside services were held Saturday, January 12, at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Wilmington.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to oneís favorite charity.
Arrangements by Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar, W. Va. 

Esther Mae Potter Willetts, 82, of Winnabow
Esther Mae Potter Willetts, 82, of Winnabow died Wednesday, September 25, 2002, at Dosher Memorial Hospital.
Born in Key West, Fla., on February 4, 1920, she was a daughter of the late John F. and Una Knowles Potter. She was a teacher with Brunswick County Schools for 19 years. Mrs. Willetts was a longtime member of Mill Creek Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school for 50 years and was a member of the choir.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Britt Willetts Sr.; her daughter, Barbara W. Lancaster; and four brothers, Monroe, John, Franklin and Bryant Potter. Survivors include two sons, Joseph Britt Willetts Jr. and wife Donna of Castle Hayne, Michael Willetts and wife Janine of Winnabow; a sister, Marjorie Livingston of Winnabow; a brother, Ralph Potter of Southport; three grandchildren, David Lancaster and wife Tiffany, Jason Britt Willetts, Jenny L. Todd and husband Curtis; four great-grandchildren, Morgan Todd, Curtis Todd Jr., Zachary Lancaster and Ben Lancaster.
Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 27, at Mill Creek Baptist Church by the Rev. Mark Rogers. Interment followed in the Willetts Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the charity of oneís choice.

Dr. Patricia Ann Davis Hewett, 46, of Bolivia 
Dr. Patricia Ann Davis Hewett, 46, of Bolivia died suddenly at her home Monday, September 23, 2002.
She was born January 25, 1956, in Camp Pendleton, Calif., and was the daughter of Agnes Davis of Jacksonville and the late Robert A. Davis. She was a graduate of White Oak High School, Jacksonville, and Logan Chiropractic College, St. Louis, Mo.
Survivors in addition to her mother include her husband, Tom Hewett; two sons, Anthony Hewett and wife Lorie and Kelly Hewett; two grandsons, Brandon Hewett and Garrett Hewett; two brothers, the Rev. Thomas Davis of Jacksonville and Michael Davis of Oxford; a sister, Susan Bryant of Raleigh.
A funeral mass was celebrated Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Southport with the Rev. Thomas Davis officiating.
Burial followed in Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

Sallie Powell Swain, 66, of Sunset Harbor 
Mrs. Sallie Powell Swain, 66, of the Sunset Harbor community died Wednesday, September 25, 2002, at Brunswick Community Hospital.
The funeral was conducted Saturday at First Baptist Church of Sunset Harbor with the Rev. Anthony Clemmons and the Rev. James Whitworth officiating. A graveside service followed at Lake Waccamaw Cemetery, Lake Waccamaw.
Mrs. Swain was born May 8, 1936, in Columbus County and had lived in the Sunset Harbor community for ten years. She was a member of Bolton Baptist Church, Brunswick County Fishing Club and attended First Baptist Church of Sunset Harbor.
Survivors include her husband of 41 years, F. Herbert Swain of the home; two sons, William Robert and Brian Keith Swain, both of Bolton; a sister, Bonnie Burney Brown of Delco; a brother, Richard (Buster) Powell of Tabor City; grandchildren Jessica Leanne Swain, Robin Nicole Swain, Megan Dawn Roy and Alexis Blair Swain; step-grandchildren Shannon Hiott and Joshua Dudney.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Sunset Harbor Building Fund, Sunset Harbor Road, Bolivia, NC 28422.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral and Cremation Service.

Timothy Allen Maggard, 42, of Sumter, S.C.
Timothy Allen Maggard, 42, of Sumter, S. C., died Thursday, September 26, 2002, in Wedgefield.
He was born in Southport, a son of Diane Stidham Clark and the late Robert Donald Maggard. He was a senior master sergeant with 21 years service in the U. S. Air Force. He was a member of Wedgefield Baptist Church and was chairman of deacons, treasurer of the church and mission leader.
Surviving are his wife of 20 years, Millie Maggard, and his mother of Southport; stepfather, Justin Clark of Southport; a son, Justin Layne Maggard of Sumter; a daughter, Jessica Nichole Maggard of Sumter; a brother, Robert Maggard of Southport; two sisters, Julie Edge and Christy Clark, both of Southport.
Funeral services were held Sunday at Wedgefield Baptist Church with the Rev. Darryl Davids and the Rev. B. J. Drayton officiating. Burial with full military honors followed at Wedgefield Baptist Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Wedgefield Baptist Church Building Fund, P. O. Box 265, Wedgefield, SC 29168.
Online memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.bullockfuneralhome.com
Bullock Funeral Home of Sumter is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Loraine Guy Smith, 86, of Oak Island
Mrs. Loraine Guy Smith, 86, of Oak Island died Friday, September 27, 2002, at Dosher Memorial Hospital.
The memorial service was conducted Monday at Oak Island Presbyterian Church, where she was a member, with the Rev. Michael Ward officiating.
Mrs. Smith was born June 1, 1916, in Hampton, Va., daughter of the late Richard and Vergie Guy, and moved to Oak Island in 1982 from Eden. A member of the garden club, she was an original developer of the flower bed at the intersection of Yaupon Drive and Country Club Drive.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years, James A. Smith Jr. of the home; a daughter, Brenda S. Hawkins and husband Allen of Birmingham, Ala.; a son, Allen Smith of Little River, S. C.; two grandchildren, Amanda Haywood and Allen Hawkins III; and two great-grandchildren, Mary Catherine and Jonathan Haywood.
Memorial contributions may be made to Elon College Christian Orphanage, Elon College, NC.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral and Cremation Service.

Mrs. Cora Agnes Hedrick, 78, of Bolivia
Mrs. Cora Agnes Hedrick, 78, of Bolivia died Monday, September 30, 2002, at Ocean Trail Nursing Center.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Peacock-Newnam Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Leroy Martin officiating. Interment will follow in Cape Fear Memorial Park. Serving as pallbearers will be Kerry Martin, Kevin Martin, Harold Leviner, Mike Hamrick, Grover Hewett and Jack Perkins.
Mrs. Hedrick was born June 7, 1924, in Bartlesville, Okla., a daughter of the late William Duet and Cora Mae Powell Perkins. She was the widow of Victor Eugene Hedrick and also was preceded in death by brothers Earl Charles Perkins and William Leroy Perkins, and sisters Betty Perkins and Nancy Medillian.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Jane Leviner of Winnabow; three sons, William Lee Perkins and wife Barbara of Detroit, Mich., and James Buren Kirkendoll and Kenneth Eugene Hedrick, both of Sunset Harbor; a brother, Russell J. Perkins of Texas; two sisters, Lola Meliran Moncicwojewski and Autry Gene Goosby, both of Texas; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Peacock-Newnam Funeral Home from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today (Wednesday) and at other times will be at the home of a granddaughter, Karen Martin, at Winnabow.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 3131 Wrightsville Avenue, Wilmington, NC 28403.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral and Cremation Service.

Carmen (Nick) Nickell, 69, of Bolivia
Carmen (Nick) Nickell, 69, of Bolivia died Monday, September 23, 2002.
Born in Fayetteville, W. Va., on September 8, 1933, he was son of the late Charles and Leila Nickell.
Survivors include two daughters, Toni Benton and Connie Gregory; four grandchildren, Bradley and Christopher Benton, Pamela Rinehart and John Gregory; three sisters, Margaret Bourne, Genevieve Lehman and Geraldine Westfall.
Memorial services will be held today (Wednesday) at 6 p.m. at Holden Beach Church of God with the Rev. Tom Sprouse officiating.
Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, P. O. Box 987, Shallotte, NC 28459.

Vicki Robbins Brendle, 32, of Winnabow
Vicki Lanell Robbins Brendle, 32, of Winnabow died Saturday, September 28, 2002, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Born in New Hanover County on November 7, 1969, she was a daughter of Elbert and Joyce Ward Robbins of Columbus County. Mrs. Brendle was a member of Liberty Holiness Chapel. 
Surviving in addition to her parents are two daughters, Alicia Swain and Miranda Swain, both of Bolivia; two brothers, Keith Robbins of Winnabow, Gary Robbins and wife Wanda of Winnabow; two sisters, Aleta Ferguson and husband Gary of Boiling Spring Lakes and Cheryl Robbins of Belville.
Funeral services were held today (Wednesday) at Mill Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles West and the Rev. Elizabeth Caine officiating. Interment followed in Robbins Cemetery. Pallbearers were Scott Roberts, Josh Robbins, Jeremy Robbins, Tommy Caine Jr., Benjamin Huffman III, Christopher Frasl, Timothy Mintz and David Barron.

Janice Lee Hewett, 54, of Shallotte
Janice Lee Hewett, 54, of Shallotte died Wednesday, September 25, 2002 in New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Hewett was born May 2, 1948, in McRae, Ga. She was a daughter of the late Jessie Thelton and Magalene Williams Holmes. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Levi Keith Hewett.
Mrs. Hewett is survived by her husband, Lattimore Hewett; four sons, Billy Hewett and wife Susan, Christopher Hewett, David Hewett and James Hewett, all of Shallotte; two daughters, Brenda Aiello of Sardus, Ga., and Donna Berry and husband Patrick of Oak Island; a brother, Jesse Dave Holmes of Anchorage, Alaska; six grandchildren.
Graveside services were conducted at Brunswick Memorial Gardens on Saturday with the Rev. Eddie Hicks officiating .

Truett Lacy Bowen, 80, of Virgilina, Va.
Truett Lacy Bowen, 80, of Virgilina, Va., died Tuesday, October 1, 2002, at his home.
He was born December 12, 1921, in Halifax County, Va., a son of the late Oscar G. Bowen and Annie Talley Bowen.
He had worked as a self-employed farmer and was a member of North Fork Baptist Church, the American Legion and Woodmen of the World.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Palmer Bowen, of the home; two daughters, Brenda B. Ellixson and husband Ray of Southport and Dianne B. Lowery and husband Clem of Roxboro, Va.; two sons, Dural L. Bowen Sr. of Virgilina and Dwight C. Bowen and wife Marilyn of Virgilina; a brother, Watson Bryant Bowen of Virgilina; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Mason Bowen and Garland Bowen, both of Virgilina.
Graveside services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Virgilina Cemetery with the Rev. Bill LaWall officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Virgilina Volunteer Fire Association, Virgilina Cemetery Committee or North Fork Baptist Church Building Fund.

Donald Rollin Adams
Navy veteran, retired from Union Carbide
Donald Rollin Adams, 80, of Southport died Friday, November 29, 2002, at his residence.
Adams was cremated and his cremains will be interred in Willsboro, N. Y., at a later date.
He was born November 6, 1922, in Willsboro, N. Y., son of the late John and Ruth Garvey Adams, and moved to Oak Island, later moving to Southport in 1989. A U. S. Navy veteran, Adams was stationed at Fort Caswell in 1943. He retired from the Linde division of Union Carbide in 1978 after 29 years of service. He loved hunting, fishing and landscape and was an avid bingo player. Adams also enjoyed needlework and woodworking.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Ida, of the home; a sister, Phebe Begly of Willsboro, N. Y. He was preceded in death by his three brothers, John, Bob and Billy Adams.
The family has requested that any memorial contributions be made to Ocean View United Methodist Church Building Fund, 600 Yaupon Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport.

Sheila Ann Kirby Clark
Former employee at Chandlerís Market
Mrs. Sheila Ann Kirby Clark, 68, of Southport died Friday, November 29, 2002, at Brunswick Cove Nursing Center.
Funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where she was a member, with Fr. Douglas Lawson officiating.
Mrs. Clark was born February 26, 1934, in Boston, Mass., daughter of the late Thomas J. Kirby and Ruth (McDermott) Devlin and moved to Southport in 1984. For many years she worked at The Boston Globe newspaper and retired from Chandlerís Market on Bald Head Island. She was a member of Women of the Moose #2059.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas J. Kirby Jr., and is survived by two sons, Ray Clark and wife Lynn of Oak Island, Michael Clark and wife Ruth of Rowley, Mass.; a daughter, Sheila O'Keefe and husband Michael of Ipswich, Mass.; a sister, Patricia McCarthy of Brockton, Mass.; a brother, Jerome Kirby of Charleston, S. C.; grandchildren, Michael, Sean, Kirby Lynn and Kevin Clark, Matthew and Caitlin OíKeefe, and Derek Ryan; one great-grandchild, Alison Ray Clark.
Peacock-Newnam Funeral and Cremation Service.

George William Milligan Jr.
Retired from Buick Motor Division of GM
George William Milligan Jr., 76, of Bolivia died Monday, December 2, 2002, at Dosher Nursing Center.
Milligan was born March 29, 1926, in Bladen County and was the son of the late George William Milligan Sr. and Delta Jane Canady Milligan. He retired from Buick Motor Division of General Motors of Flint, Mich., and returned to Brunswick County in 1979 and became an avid fisherman and shrimper.
He is survived by his wife, Nora Milligan; four daughters, Billie Ann Baggett of Fayetteville, Kathy Lowey and husband Bill of Columbus, Ohio, Cheryl Johnson and husband Stephen of Oscoda, Mich., and Cindy Strutski of Bolivia; five grandchildren, Sarah Johnson, Kathryn Johnson, Stephen Johnson, Kaycie Lee Fairchild and Matthew Fairchild; a brother, Ken Milligan of Bolivia, two sisters, Caroline Maultsby of Southport and Erma Twitty of Charlotte.
A memorial service was held Tuesday from the residence at Bolivia.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimerís Foundation or a charity of oneís choice.
Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service and Crematory, Supply Chapel.

The Rev. Jeffrey R. Brewer Jr.
Ordained minister of World Faith Clinic
The Rev. Jeffrey R. (Jack) Brewer Jr., 61, of Supply died Monday, December 2, 2002, at his residence.
Born in Greensboro on May 15, 1941, he was a son of the late Jeffrey R. Brewer Sr. and Robbie Irene Johnson Brewer.
He was retired from Brewer and Son Roofing Co. and was an ordained minister of World Faith Clinic and A. I. G. A. and was a member and elder of New Beginnings Full Gospel Church. He was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Brewer.
Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Shirley J. Brewer; their children, Ruth Smith of Supply, Sherry B. Burke of Winnabow, Jack D. Brewer of Supply, Jerri Collis of Tall Timbers, Md., Lisa Brewer of Waldo, Ark., Dwayne Brewer of Callaway, Md., Timothy and Michael Smith of Supply; 19 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three brothers, Boyd Johnson, Charles Brewer and Bill Brewer, all of Greensboro; and a sister, Pat Edwards of Reidsville.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at New Beginnings Full Gospel Church with the Rev. William Chappell officiating. Interment will follow in Galloway Memorial Cemetery, Supply.


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