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Russell L. Hollowell, 88; co-owner of beach motel 
Russell L. Hollowell, 88, Atlantic Beach, died Saturday at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Munden Funeral Chapel in Morehead City. 
A farmer from Wayne County, Mr. Hollowell served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a manager of Belk stores in Goldsboro, Tarboro and Plymouth. He was the co-owner of Hollowell's Motel in Atlantic Beach. 
He is survived by his wife, Betty M. Hollowell, of the home; a daughter, Jolene H. McCann of Morehead City; a son, Gene Hollowell of Atlantic Beach; a sister, Margie Clark of Tarboro; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by a son, Ray Hollowell. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Plymouth Presbyterian Church, 408 E. Main St., Plymouth, N.C. 27962. 
Published June 22, 1997

Mary Ruth McKenzie, 80; funeral set for Monday 
Mary Ruth Gilbert McKenzie, 80, Salter Path, died Friday at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Enka, with the Rev. J.C. Parker officiating. 
She was born in Madison County and had been a resident of Asheville for most of her life. 
She is survived by her husband, C. Russell McKenzie, of the home. 
Memorial donations may be made to Salter Path Fire & Rescue Department, 1410 Salter Path Road, Salter Path, N.C. 28575. 
Arrangements are by West Funeral Home, Weaverville. 
Published June 22, 1997

Ruth Goodwin, Cedar Island; funeral set for Tuesday 
Ruth Lupton Goodwin, 84, Cedar Island, died June 12 at Sea Level Extended Care Facility. Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Pilgrims Rest Free Will Baptist Church, Cedar Island, with the Rev. Clifton Styron and the Rev. James Lupton officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Island Community Center. 
Mrs. Goodwin held the longest active membership of Pilgrims Rest Free Will Baptist Church. 
She is survived by her two daughters, Guelda Salter of Stacy and Fay Griffin of Morehead City; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends at the church on Monday from 7-9 p.m. 
Memorial donations may be made to Pilgrims Rest Free Will Baptist Church, 2431 Cedar Island Road, Cedar Island, N.C. 28520. 
Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published June 22, 1997

Carl `Buck' Reinhardt II, 63; funeral set for Monday 
Carl Frederick ``Buck'' Reinhardt II, 63, of Atlantic Beach, formerly of Atlanta, Ga., died Friday at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City. 
His funeral be at 3 p.m. Monday at Bogue Banks Baptist Church. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Greensboro. 
A Davidson College graduate, he attended Bogue Banks Baptist Church and worked with Neuse Mental Health Center. He worked eight years in Georgia as a counselor in drug and alcohol abuse. 
He is survived by his wife, Patty Reinhardt, of the home; four daughters, Carla Thomas of Altus, Okla., Lisa McGhen of Conyers, Ga., Michelle Freeland of Pleasant Grove, and Kelly Tagert of Greensboro; three sons, Carl Frederick ``Rick'' Reinhardt III, Altus, Okla., Todd Freeland of Greensboro and Tom Freeland of Norfolk, Va.; one sister, Jeanne Reinhardt Matthews of Cincinnati, Ohio; and eight grandchildren. 
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. 
The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. this evening at Munden Funeral Home in Morehead City. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory, Morehead City.
Published June 22, 1997

Sarah H. Lewis, 62, Stacy; funeral set for Monday 
Sarah Hazel Lewis, 62, Stacy, loving wife and mother, died Friday at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Munden Funeral Home Chapel in Morehead City. Burial will follow at the Stacy Community Cemetery. 
Mrs. Lewis worked with J.M. Davis Industries until her retirement in 1996. 
She is survived by her husband, Wilbert Lewis Jr., of the home; two sons, Darrell Lewis of Goldsboro and Ricky Lewis of Stacy; three sisters, Louise Sparks, Pearl Cook and Joyce Salter, all of Stacy; four brothers, Aldon Fulcher of Florida, Lloyd Fulcher of Southport, Marvin Fulcher and Graydon Fulcher, both of Stacy; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. this evening at Munden Funeral Home. 
Arrangments are by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Morehead City.

Charles Smith, 50, Wilson; former Morehead resident 
Charles Michael ``Mike'' Smith, 50, of Wilson, a former resident of Morehead City, died Monday. 
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. 
His funeral was to be today at 10 a.m. at the Church of St. Therese in Wilson with the Very Rev. James M. Labosky officiating. Burial was to follow in Bayview Cemetery in Morehead City. 
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Owen Smith; a daughter, Michelle Elizabeth Smith of the home; a son, Michael Owen Smith of the home; and his father, Charles Smith of Oceanside, Calif. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mike Smith's Children's Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 2367, Wilson, N.C. 27894-2367. 
Arrangements are by Joyner's Funeral Home in Wilson. 
Published Wednesday, November 12, 1997 

Dr. Ted Best, 64, of Cary; former area medical director 
James Ted Best, M.D., 64, of Cary, formerly of Cedar Island, died Saturday at his home. 
He was born in Stantonburg in Wilson County on March 11, 1933. He graduated from Duke University in 1955, and from University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill medical school in 1959. He achieved rank of captain in the U.S. Air Force, serving in Alconbury, England. He lived in Cedar Island and practiced family medicine in Sea Level and Harkers Island from 1964 until 1989. He was medical director of Sailors' Snug Harbor in Sea Level until he moved to Apex. He was in private family practice in Apex from 1989 until 1996. 
At his death, Dr. Best was a physician at N.C. Central Prison in Raleigh. He served on the board of Christian Fellowship Home in Raleigh from 1990 until his death. He was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Cary. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. 
His funeral was Tuesday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Cary with a private cremation service to be held at a later date. 
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Webb Best; three daughters, Tracey Arden Best of San Diego, Calif., Stephanie Ellen Best of Wilmington and Charlotte Elizabeth and her husband, Lee Holliday, of Wilmington; a brother, Rex Best Jr., of Stantonsburg; and three nieces. 
Memorials may be made to Christian Fellowship Home, 506 Cutler St., Raleigh, N.C. 27603, or to The J. Ted Best Memorial Fund, c/o Sound Waterfowl Museum, P.O. Box 556, Harkers Island, N.C. 28753. 
Arrangements were by Apex Funeral Home. 
Published Wednesday, November 12, 1997 

Vivian Guthrie, 90; funeral to be Thursday 
Vivian Yeomans Guthrie, 90, of Harkers Island, died Tuesday at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City. 
She was born Feb. 10, 1907 on Harkers Island and had been a resident of the Island Family Care for the past several years. 
Her funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Free Grace Wesleyan Church with the Rev. Danny LeRoy officiating. Burial will follow in the Polly Ann Davis cemetery in Harkers Island. 
She is survived by three sons, William Bell Guthrie, Jerry L. Guthrie and Kendell Guthrie, all of Harkers Island; three daughters, Carolyn Wolfe, Edna Marion Cox and Cecelia Fulcher, all of Harkers Island; a brother, Harold Yeomans of Harkers Island; a sister, Lucille Fulcher of Harkers Island; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Plymouth Guthrie, who died on Oct. 1, 1972, and her parents, Walter and Edna Yeomans. 
The family will receive friends at Munden Funeral Home and Crematory in Morehead City tonight from 7 to 8. 
Published Wednesday, November 12, 1997 

Anne Roening, 84, Hubert; was a World War II vet 
Anne Corbett Roening, 84, of Hubert, died Monday at her home. 
She was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy; a member of the WAVE Cryptic Squad; and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association. 
Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mildred's Catholic Church in Swansboro. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. 
She is survived by her husband, retired U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Joseph Howard Roening; and a son, Kevin J. Roening. 
The family will receive friends at Jones Funeral Home in Swansboro tonight from 7 to 9. A Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association service will be held at 7:15 and a Rosary service at 7:30. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Margaret Peterson Corbett. 
Published Wednesday, November 12, 1997 

Joseph Carr, 70; funeral was to be today 
Joseph Bryan ``Pete'' Carr, 70, of Pine Knoll Shores, died Sunday. 
His funeral was to be 11 a.m. today at Munden Funeral Home in Morehead City with Dr. Leighton Mc-<cr>Keithan officiating. 
He is survived by his wife, Betty Jackson Carr; a daughter, Joanna Davis Carr of Pine Knoll Shores; a son, Peter Michael Carr of Pine Knoll Shores; two sisters, Bruce Carr Taylor of Lakeland, Fla., and Capt. Fannie Carr Christian of Atlantic Beach; and a brother, Michael Lemuel Carr Jr. of Brookhaven, Miss. 
Memorials may be made to Graves Memorial Presbyterian Church, Clinton, N.C. 28328, or Station Club Enterprises, 114 Church St., Morehead City, N.C. 28557. 
Published Wednesday, November 12, 1997 

Bernice Guthrie, 82, Newport; funeral was held Tuesday 
Bernice W. Guthrie, 82, of Newport, died Saturday at her home. 
She was a member of Franklin Memorial United Methodist Church in Morehead City. 
Her funeral was Tuesday at Munden Funeral Home in Morehead City. Burial followed in Bayview Cemetery in Morehead City. 
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Bobby Gene and Delma Guthrie of Newport; two grandchildren, Saundrea Robinson and Ginger Chambers of Morehead City; and three great-grandchildren, Brandon Chambers, Kimberly Chambers and Collin Chambers. 
Published Wednesday, November 12, 1997 

Ennis Stiles, Morehead City; funeral was held today 
Ennis Frank Stiles, 84, of Morehead City, died Friday at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City. 
His funeral was to be today at 2 p.m. at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. S.H. Barrow III officiating. Burial was to follow in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens in Morehead City. 
He is survived by a son, John Stile of Morehead City; a daughter, Mary Adams of Morehead City; three brothers, James Douglas Stiles and Roy Lee Stiles, both of Morehead City, and Nathaniel Stiles of Jacksonville, Fla.; an aunt, Wynetta Mumford of Kinston; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. 
Arrangements were by Barrows Funeral Home in Morehead City. 
Published Wednesday, November 12, 1997 

Bertha Morris, 74, Beaufort; funeral to be Thursday 
Bertha Mae Morris, 74, of Beaufort, died Sunday at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City. 
Her funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Christian Star Missionary Baptist Church in Morehead City with the Rev. Roy McCabe officiating. Burial will follow in Bayview Cemetery in Morehead City. 
She is survived by a daughter, Kim Gaskill of Beaufort; a brother, Sandy Stewart of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; and two grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends at the home. 
Arrangements are by Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home in New Bern. 
Published Wednesday, November 12, 1997 

David Hasulak, 72, Delaware; local service planned 
David E. Hasulak, 72, of Seaford, Del., former mayor of Pine Knoll Shores, who died Oct. 15, will be remebered at a local memorial service Nov. 18 at 10:30 a.m. at Pine Knoll Shores Town Hall. 
Following his retirement from IBM in New York in 1985, he moved to Pine Knoll Shores and served on the town council from 1990 to 1994 and as mayor from 1994 to 1996. He also served on the Pine Knoll Shores Volunteer Fire Department. 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Friends of the PKS Emergency Medical Service Squad of the Women's Auxiliary of the PKS Volunteer Fire Department, c/o The Town of Pine Knoll Shores, Municipal Circle, Pine Knoll Shores, N.C. 28512. 
Published Wednesday, November 12, 1997 

Talinda Prioleau, infant; arrangements incomplete 
Talinda Sheene Prioleau, infant daughter of Mitzi C. Prioleau of Beaufort and Paul Bryant of Greensboro, died Tuesday at Greensboro Women's Hospital. 
She also is survived by grandparents, Antonio and Linda Prioleau of Beaufort. 
Arrangements will be announced by Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home of New Bern. 
Published Wednesday, November 12, 1997 

Gladys Potts, Cape Carteret; arrangements at later date 
Gladys Potts, 81, of Cape Carteret died Saturday at Harborview in Morehead City. 
Services will be conducted at a later date. 
She is survived by two daughters, Joan Norman of Swansboro and Gladys Potts of Orlando, Fla.; one son, Raymond W. Potts of Kingspark, Long Island, N.Y.; a sister, Virginia Love of Queens, N.Y.; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published December 1, 1998 

Lemuel Nicholas Henry, 43; service to be Saturday 
Lemuel Nicholas Henry, 43, of Beaufort, died Tuesday at his home. 
He was graduated from Carteret County schools and was formerly employed with the town of Atlantic Beach. 
His funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Stephens Congregational Church, with the Rev. Ernestine Mattocks officiating. Burial will follow in Carteret Memorial Gardens. 
A viewing will be from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the church. 
He is survived by his mother, Greta S. Henry of Beaufort; a brother, Donald W. Henry Jr. of Beaufort; and four sisters, Debra Caldwell and Yvette Henry, both of Washington, D.C., and Earlene Henry and Madlyn Henry, both of Beaufort. 
The family will receive friends at the residence. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Carteret County. 
Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary Inc. of New Bern.
Published January 15, 1999 

Essie Mizell White, 89; service to be Saturday
Essie Mizell White, 89, of Morehead City, died Wednesday. 
A native of Ridgeville, S.C., she was a resident of Pitt County from 1940 to 1986 before retiring to Carteret County. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary 7032 and a former member of Winterville Missionary Baptist Church. 
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pinewood Memorial Park, Greenville. 
She is survived by a daughter, Frances White McNamara of Morehead City; a brother, Kermit Mizell of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters, Maxine Moore and Doris Harris, both of Greenville; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Wilkerson Funeral Home of Greenville. 
Published January 15, 1999

Ruth N. Larsen, 81; arrangements incomplete 
Ruth N. Larsen, 81, of Havelock, died Thursday at Britthaven of Havelock. 
Arrangements will be announced by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City.
Published January 15, 1999 

Carl Marion Ball, 87; service to be Saturday 
Carl Marion Ball, 87, of New Bern, died Wednesday at Bayview Nursing Center. 
He was a member of Temple Baptist Church and a member of the Doric Lodge 568 for 51 years. 
His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Cotten Funeral Home, New Bern, with Dr. Steve Cobb officiating. 
He is survived by his wife, Mable Ball; a son, Carl Marion Ball Jr. and his wife, Patricia, of Roanoke, Va.; two brothers, Cecil Ball of Memphis, Tenn., and James M. Ball of Vero Beach, Fla.; two sisters, Mary Greco of New City, N.Y., and Marie Witty of Gainesville, Fla.; and one grandson, Kenneth Landon Ball of Roanoke, Va. 
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. 
Memorial donations may be made to Temple Baptist Church, 220 Henderson Ave., New Bern, N.C. 28560, or the charity of one's choice.  Published January 15, 1999 

Donald Jenner Mercer, 72; service was in Clayton
Donald Jenner Mercer, 72, of Clayton, died Tuesday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. 
Born May 29, 1926, in Bolivia to Miles Fletcher and Margaret Edwards Mercer, Mr. Mercer was a graduate of Bolivia High School and attended Southern College in Chattanooga, Tenn. He lived in Creedmoor from 1965 to 1983 and in Cedar Island from 1983 to 1984. 
He was a member of the Horne United Methodist Church and its Elbert Jones Sunday school class and United Methodist Men. He was also a member of Granite Masonic Lodge 191 in Clayton. He was a former member and president of the Creedmoor Lions Club. He was retired from No Nonsense Fashions, Creedmoor. 
His funeral was to be at 2 p.m. today at Horne Memorial United Methodist Church, Clayton, with the Rev. Jerry Dodson, the Rev. Richard Stone and the Rev. James Lupton officiating. Burial was to follow in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Clayton. 
He is survived by his wife, Etta Daniels Mercer; two daughters, Nancy Mercer Trogdon and her husband, David, of Cedar Island, and Donna Mercer Surrett and her husband, David, of Taylors, S.C.; a brother, A. Cameron Mercer of Clayton; a sister, Thelma Mercer Comeau Gregory of Clayton; and three grandchildren, Myles David Surrett, Lydia Emily Surrett and Alec Taylor Surrett, all of Taylors, S.C. 
He was preceded in death by a brother, Miles Fletcher Mercer Jr.; and a sister, Ruth Mercer Mann. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Horne Memorial United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 475, Clayton, N.C. 27520.  Published January 15, 1999

Thomas D. Cordova, 67; service to be Saturday 
Thomas D. Cordova, 67, of Morehead City, died Thursday at his home. 
The youngest son of the late Florence W. and Delfido Cordova, Mr. Cordova taught in the Carteret County School system for 30 years. He additionally worked as a waterfront director at Camp Morehead during summer breaks. 
His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, Morehead City, with Dr. Richard C. Boyd officiating. Burial will follow in Gethsemane Memorial Park. 
He is survived by a daughter, Ann Ward Williams of Red Oak, Texas; a brother, Paul W. Cordova of Morehead City; two granddaughters and two grandsons. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City.
Published January 15, 1999

Debra Elaine Richey, 45; service was held today 
Debra Elaine Richey, 45, of Morehead City, died Tuesday at home. 
A graveside service was to be at 11 a.m. today at the National Cemetery, New Bern, with the Rev. Glenn Garland officiating. 
She is survived by her mother, Elaine Beamer of Morehead City; her father, Bud Beamer of Beaufort; two sisters, Pam Chambers of Morehead City and Bobby Kus of Newport; a brother, Bruce Beamer of Kansas; three stepdaughters, Kelly Johnson of Rhode Island, Kim Downie of La Grange and Theresa Moore of Michigan; two stepsons, Derek Richey of New Bern and Ollen Richey of Virginia; and seven step-grandchildren. 
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 2012 Evans St., Morehead City, N.C. 28557. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City.
Published January 15, 1999

Bertha Collins, 89; service to be Saturday 
Bertha Collins, 89, of Morehead City, died Tuesday night at Sunrise Rehabilitation Center. 
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. S.H. Barrow III officiating. Burial will follow in Bayview Cemetery. 
She is survived by a son, John L. Collins Sr. of Morehead City; 18 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Barrows Funeral Home, Morehead City, and other times at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Collins, Morehead City. 
Published January 15, 1999 

Clem Gaskill, 63; arrangements incomplete 
Clem Gaskill, 63, died Thursday at Craven Regional Medical Center, New Bern. 
Arrangements will be announced by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City.
Published January 15, 1999

Carol Marie Frantz, 56; arrangements incomplete 
Carol Marie Frantz, 56, of Otway, died recently. 
Arrangements will be announced by Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published January 15, 1999

Robert Barrowman, 62; service held Sunday 
Robert James Barrowman, 62, of Cape Carteret, died Firday at his home. 
He was a member of Cape Carteret Baptist Church. 
His funeral was Sunday at Cape Carteret Baptist Church with the Rev. Kevin Clubb officiating. Burial followed in Gethsemane Memorial Park. 
He is survived by his wife, Joanne Barrowman; two daughters, Roberta Layne of Mooresburg, Tenn., and Rebecca Riggs of Coeburn, Va.; three sons, Kevin Barrowman of St. Augustine, Fla., and Charles Barrowman and Edward Barrowman, both of Cape Carteret; his mother, Ruby Barrowman of Coeburn, Va.; a sister, Virginia B. Adkins of Coeburn, Va.; a brother, David Barrowman of Winston-Salem; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
Arrangements were by Jones Funeral Home of Swansboro.
Published 02/17/99

Thessaly Manning, 55; service was today 
Thessally Glendale Manning, 55, of New Bern, died Monday at Craven Regional Medical Center, New Bern. 
A graveside service was to be at 11 a.m. today at New Bern Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry Rackley officiating. 
He is survived by his wife, Dale Manning; a daughter, Christina Moore of New Bern; a son, Travis Gregg Manning of Trenton; a brother, Ronald Manning of Newport; and one grandchild. 
Arrangements are by Cotten Funeral Home Inc. of New Bern.
Published 02/17/99

Ann Johnston Benzing, 85; service was held Tuesday 
Ann Johnston Benzing, 85, of Morehead City, died Saturday at her home. 
She was a member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church. 
Her funeral was Tuesday at St. Andrews Episcopal Church with the Rev. King Cole and the Rev. John Grayson officiating. 
She is survived by a son, Nelson S. Benzing Jr. of Charlotte; and two grandchildren. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Andrews Memorial Fund, 2005 Arendell St., Morehead City, N.C. 28557. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City.
Published 02/17/99

Odis E. Jones, 80; service to be Thursday 
Odis E. Jones, 80, of Morehead City, died Tuesday at Carteret General Hospital. 
He served in the U.S. Army and received a Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal and Meritorious Unit Award. He was retired from civil service at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. 
A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bayview Cemetery with Dr. J. Randall Sherron officiating. 
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen K. Jones; two sons, Michael K. Jones of Morehead City and Victor C. Jones of Raleigh; two sisters, Helen Chappell and June Piner, both of Beaufort; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Thursday at Munden Funeral Home and Crematory, Morehead City.
Published 02/17/99

Helen Marie Jordan, 57; service was today 
Helen Marie Jordan, 57, Morehead City, died Saturday at Carteret General Hospital. 
She was a member of Glad Tidings Pentecostal Holiness Church. 
Her funeral was to be at 2 p.m. today at Munden Chapel with the Rev. Rob Pate and the Rev. Charles Smith officiating. Burial was to follow in the Whitley Family Cemetery, Beaufort. 
She is survived by five daughters, Venita Jean Parker, Carol ``Sue'' Hunt, Mary ``Ann'' Evans and Linda Gail Hunt, all of Morehead City, and Susan Jordan of Raleigh; a son, Donnie Forbes of Atlanta, Ga.; 10 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City.
Published 02/17/99

Marge Ramsey, 82; service to be later 
Marge Ramsey, 82, of Morehead City, died Monday at Britthaven of Havelock. 
Her funeral will be held at a later date. 
She is survived by a daughter, Patricia R. Ramsey of Morehead City; a son, Craig D. Ramsey of Sausalito, Calif.; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Ramsey. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 1604 Arendell St., Morehead City, N.C. 28557. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City.
Published 02/17/99

Charles E. Mumford Sr., 75; service today in Kinston 
Charles Edward ``Ed'' Mumford Sr., 75, of Kinston, died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston. 
He was a retired sales representative with B and H Candy Company and a veteran of World War II. He was a member of Gordon Street Christian Church. 
A graveside service was to be at 11 a.m. today at Westview Cemetery with the Rev. Henry Van Kluyve officiating. 
He is survived by a daughter, Janet Mumford Overby of Snow Hill; two sons, Charles Edwards Mumford Jr. of Rocky Mounty and Jack Hardy Mumford of Beaufort; a sister, Doris Pipkin of Goldsboro; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Kinston.
Published 02/17/99

Robert H. Ford Sr., 80; service to be Thursday 
Robert H. Ford Sr., 80, of Graham, died Monday at his home. 
Born in Jackson, Ga., he was a retired supervisor at Western Electric. He was a member of the First Reformed United Church of Christ, Burlington, where he was an elder and deacon. He was a member of the Oasis Shrine Temple and a veteran of World War II. Mr. Ford was the father of Phyllis Ford, executive director of the Carteret County Chamber of Commerce. 
His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Reformed United Church of Christ with the Rev. Phillip Myers officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery. 
He is survived by his wife, Daphne V. Ford; two daughters, Betty Ford of Graham and M. Phyllis Ford of Pine Knoll Shores; a son, Robert Henry Ford Jr. of Concord, Calif.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by a brother, C.J. ``Red'' Ford. 
Memorial donations may be made to the First Reformed Church of Christ, 513 W. Front St., Burlington, N.C. 27215 or to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216. 
Arrangements are by McClure Funeral Services Inc. of Graham.
Published 02/17/99

Owen Marcellis Thomas, 78; service was held Feb. 7 
Owen ``Butts'' Marcellis Thomas, 78, of Shenandoah, Va., died Feb. 4, at Page Memorial Hospital. 
A native of Shenandoah, Mr. Thomas was a member of Shenandoah Baptist Church and the Avis O. Comer VFW 8613. Before retiring in 1983, he worked for Morton Frozen Foods. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army. 
His funeral was Sunday, Feb. 7, at Kyger Funeral Home, Shenandoah, with the Rev. Bob Stanley and the Rev. Hudson Nuckols officiating. Burial followed in the Rest Haven Cemetery. 
He is survived by a daughter, Anda M. Cook or Luray, Va.; a son, Amos G. Thomas of Hampton, Va.; four brothers, Harold Thomas of Waynesboro, Va., Bill Thomas of Front Royal, Va., Robert Thomas of Broadway, Va., and Joseph Thomas of Springfield, Va.; four sisters, Mary Lee Baysdon of Morehead City; Betty Parks and Sylvia May, both of Shenandoah, Va., and Rebecca Lawson of Indiana; and three grandchildren.
Published 02/17/99

William Keith Smith, 44; service to be Thursday 
William Keith Smith, 44, of Wilmington, died Tuesday at his home after a battle with cancer. 
The son of Jan and Janet Smith of Newport, Mr. Smith was born at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point on Sept. 27, 1954. He graduated from West Carteret High School in 1972 and was an honors graduate of Cape Fear Community College. He was the general manager of the Wilmington branch of Mutual Distributing Company. Mr. Smith was an active member of Myrtle Grove Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, and had a deep faith in Jesus Christ. 
His funeral will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Myrtle Grove Presbyterian Church with the Rev. James Glasgow and the Rev. Bryan Slater officiating. Burial will follow in Oleander Memorial Gardens. 
He is survived by his wife, Connie Washam; two sons, Jason Lee Smith of Wilmington and Tracy Allen Smith of Wilson; his parents, Jan and Janet Smith of Newport; a brother, Donald Houston Smith of King; a sister, Vonne Smith Lankfod of Chesapeake, Va.; and a grandson, Tristin Allen Smith of Wilson. 
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Belinda Lee Smith and Edna Lynn Smith. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Myrtle Grove Presbyterian Church Family Life Center Building Fund, 800 Piner Road, Wilmington, N.C. 28409. 
Arrangements are by Andrews Mortuary of Wilmington.
Published 02/17/99

Paul Louis Hubert, 38; no local service planned
Paul Louis Hubert, 38, of Swansboro, died Sunday in Craven County. 
No local services are planned. 
He is survived by two daughters, Ariana Saunders and Olivia Saunders, both of Newport; his mother, Carol Hubert of Newport; three brothers, Thomas J. Hubert of Evansdale, Iowa, Bryan Keith Hubert of Newport and David L. Hubert of Coronado, Calif; and his maternal grandmother, Florence Williams of Newport. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. 
Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City.
Published 02/17/99

Prentiss Garner; arrangements incomplete 
Prentiss Garner of Newport, died Tuesay at Pitt Memorial Hospital, Greenville. 
Arrangements will be announced by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 

James Godby Sr., Newport; arrangements incomplete 
James Godby Sr. of Newport died Tuesday at Craven Regional Medical Center, New Bern. 
Arrangements will be announced by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., Morehead City.
Published 02/17/99


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