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Martha Harvey, Morehead; funeral slated for Wednesday 
Martha Harvey, of Morehead City, died Friday in Texas. Her funeral will be graveside at Gethsemane Memorial Park at 2 p.m. Wednesday. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory, Morehead City. 
Published Feb 07, 2000

Rena P. Willis, Atlantic; funeral set for Monday 
Rena P. Willis, of Atlantic, died Friday at Taylor Extended Care Center, Sea Level. 
Her funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Atlantic United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Atlantic Community Cemetery. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory, Morehead City. 
Published Feb 07, 2000

Beulah `Tootsie' Hamilton; funeral set for today 
Beulah ``Tootsie'' Hamilton, 69, of Harkers Island, died at Taylor Extended Care Center in Sea Level. Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Davis with the Rev. Richard Wade, the Rev. David Adams and the Rev. Henry VanKluyve officiating. Burial will follow at Oscar Davis Cemetery. 
She was a mmber of Huggins Memorial Baptist Church on Harkers Island and a past member of First Baptist Church in Davis. 
She is survived by her husband, Garland Hamilton of Harkers Island; two daughters, Delaine Hamilton of Harkers Island and Pam Waters and her husband, Ricky Waters, of Harkers Island; a sister, Audrey D. Salter of Davis; a brother, George Davis of Marshallberg; and two grandchildren, Stephen and Odessa Waters. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory of Morehead City. 
Published Feb 07, 2000

Antionette Yancey, 32; arrangements incomplete 
Antionette Yancey, 32, of Morehead City, died Friday. 
Arrangements will be announced by Oscar's Mortuary of New Bern. 
Published Feb 07, 2000

Lynn M. Kurek, 48; funeral set for today 
Lynn M. Kurek, 48, of Amherst, N.Y., died at her home on Thursday. She was the sister of U.S. Marine Corps Ret. Capt. John J. Kurek, of Atlantic Beach. 
Her funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. today at Amigone Funeral Home Inc. in Buffalo, N.Y. Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo. 
She was the daughter of Donald J. Kurek, of West Seneca, N.Y., and the late Josephine Kurek, and was the stepdaugher of Sharon Kurek of West Seneca. She is also survived by one niece and two nephews and a companion, Judy Milbrand of Amherst, N.Y. 
Contributions may be made in Ms. Kurek's memory to Hospice Foundation, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, N.Y. 
Arrangements are by Amigone Funeral Home, Buffalo, N.Y. 
Published Feb 07, 2000

Clarence Burton Lockey, 69; funeral was held Friday 
Clarence Burton ``Buster'' Lockey, of Jamaica Plans, Mass., died Wednesday. 
His funeral was held Friday at the Holy Trinity Transfiguration Monastery in Brookline, Mass. Burial was in the monastery cemetery. 
The son of the late Warren L. Lockey and the late Annie M. Lockey, Mr. Lockey was retired from the U.S. Navy after 22 years of service. 
He is survived by his wife, Connie Polagaris Lockey; a daughter, Mitzi Lockey; a stepson, Charlie Polagaris; a sister, Bernice Lockey Millis; and a brother, Gordon M. Lockey. He also has stepchildren from a former marriage. 
Arrangements were handled in Massachusetts. 
Published 02/27/00

Alan Craig Roberts, 69; services to be Monday 
Alan Craig Roberts, 69, of Emerald Isle, died Thursday at Craven Regional Medical Center, New Bern. 
His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Crystal Coast Assembly of God, where he was a member, with pastor H.C. Hardesty officiating. Burial will follow in Seaside Memorial Park. 
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. 
He is survived by his wife, Ethel Browning Roberts of the home; a son, Alan Craig Roberts Jr. of North Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a daughter, Kathy Roberts Williamson of Swansboro; a brother, Gary Roberts of Chula Vista, Calif.; and four grandchildren, Alan Craig Roberts III, Angela Marie Williamson, Lara Roberts and Wyatt Thomas Williamson. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Jones Funeral Home, Swansboro.
Published 02/27/00

Lillian Conway Hendrix, 89; service to be held today 
Lillian Conway Hendrix, 89, of Greenville, died Thursday in Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville. 
Her funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Wilkerson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. 
A native of Carteret County, she and her husband settled in Greenville in 1952. She was a seamstress and had worked at Steinbeck's Men's Shop and Brodys. She was a member of the First Pentecostal Holiness Church of Greenville and the Women's Ministry. She was a former member of Grace Free Will Baptist Church, the Eastern Star and the White Shrine. 
She is survived by a son, Willie C. ``Bill'' Hendrix Jr. of Greenville; a sister, Julia Abel of Goldsboro; four grandchildren; one step grandchild; four great-grandchildren; and one step great-grandchild. 
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Research Fund, ECU Medical Foundation, 525 Moye Blvd., Greenville, N.C. 27858.
Published 02/27/00

Charlie Thomas Lewis, 85; service to be Thursday 
Charlie Thomas ``Hog Bear'' Lewis, 85, of Beaufort, died Sunday at Craven Regional Medical Center, New Bern. 
His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Munden Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Randy Sherron officiating. Burial will be in Gethsemane Memorial Park. 
Mr. Lewis served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was employed with Civil Service at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point as a firefighter prior to retirement. 
He is survived by a daughter, Laura Lewis Austin of Morehead City; a son, Lenton Lewis and wife Brenda of Beaufort; three sisters, Pearl Nelson of Morehead City and Annie Mae White and Kathleen Roundtree, both of Beaufort; three brothers, George D. Lewis and Floyd Earl Lewis, both of Beaufort, and Bill G. Lewis of Mill Creek; four grandchildren, Malissa D. Lewis, Christian Knight, Trina Gibson and John S. Austin; and six great-grandchildren, James M. Lewis, Randi S. Bell, Kameron Gwynn, Dalton Knight, Bianca Austin and Richard Alan Lambert-Austin. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Memorial donations may be made to the World War II Memorial Fund, American Battle Monument Commission, P.O. Box 98149, Washington D.C., 20090. 
Published 03/08/00 

Allen Gold Baker, 91; service was held today 
Allen Gold Baker, 91, of Fountain, died Sunday at Pitt Memorial Hospital, Greenville. He was the father of Wilbur Gold Baker of Beaufort. 
His funeral was to be at 11 a.m. today at Farmville Funeral Home's Church Street Chapel, Farmville, with the Rev. Bruce Jones officiating. 
Mr. Baker was a member of King's Crossroads Free Will Baptist Church and was recently a resident of Red Oak Manor, Greenville. He was a retired insurance agent. 
Mr. Baker is survived by two daughters, Joan B.<cr>Respass of Winterville and Linda Baker Smith of Raleigh; two additional sons, Richard Carroll Baker of Wilson and David A. Baker of Farmville; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends at the home of David A. Baker, 103 Susanna Court, Farmville. 
Memorial donations may be made to King's Crossroads Free Will Baptist Church, 2080 Seven Pines Road, Fountain, N.C. 27829. 
Published 03/08/00 

Suzanne Marie Thomas, 17; service to be Thursday 
Suzanne Marie Thomas, 17, of Emerald Isle, died Sunday at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. 
Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel, Jacksonville, with pastor Jimmy Rivers officiating. Burial will be in Onslow Memorial Park. 
A member of First Baptist Church, Morehead City, Miss Thomas was a senior at West Carteret High School. She was a member of the Color Guard, Winter Guard, Marching Patriots Band and the DECA Club. She was a volunteer with Special Olympics. 
Miss Thomas is survived by her mother, Anne M. Thomas of Emerald Isle; her stepfather, Robert N. Ruistein of Emerald Isle; a sister, A. Michelle Thomas of Emerald Isle; paternal grandparents, Cecelia Baerwold and Louie B. Baerwolf of Maryland; and her sister's fiance, Jefferson L. Davis of Richlands. 
She was preceded in death by her father, Patrick Allen Thomas. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 
Memorial donations may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, P.O. Box 639, Wilson, N.C. 27894. 
Published 03/08/00 

Marjorie Smith Spencer, 74; service to be Thursday 
Marjorie Smith Spencer, 74, of Cape Carteret, died Monday at her home. 
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Cape Carteret Presbyterian Church, where she was a member, with the Rev. Robert Oltman officiating. 
Born in White Plains, N.Y., Mrs. Spencer was reared in Westchester County, N.Y. She moved to Cape Carteret in 1986. Mrs. Spencer was a member of the Cape Carteret Garden Club and Star Hill Golf Club. 
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Howard V. Spencer; two daughters, Susan Spencer of Stafford, Va., and Deborah Gulick and husband Robert of Thornwood, N.Y.; a son, Howard V. Spencer Jr. and wife Gina of Raleigh; three sisters, Bette Fairbrother of Miami, Fla., Dot Archer of Katonah, N.Y., and Amy Yucaneer of White Plains, N.Y.; and four grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Jones Funeral Home Inc. of Swansboro. 
Memorial donations may be made to Cape Carteret Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 100 Yaupon Drive, Cape Carteret, N.C. 28584 or to Cape Carteret Fire and Rescue, 140 Sherwood Ave., Cape Carteret, N.C. 28584. 
Published 03/08/00 

Irma G. May, 87; service to be Friday 
Irma G. May, 87, of Beaufort, died Monday at Carteret General Hospital. 
Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Munden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Rowe and the Rev. James Gurganus officiating. Burial will be in Bayview Cemetery, Mill Creek. 
Mrs. May was a member of Holly Springs Free Will Baptist Church. 
She is survived by two daughters, Lena Lewis of Beaufort and Sheila Culpepper of Newport; a son, Bennie Wayne May of Rock Hill, S.C.; three stepdaughters, Bruce Jones of Newport News, Va., Grace Denney of Newport and Bonnie Eubanks of Hampton, Va.; a brother, Hilton Gurganus of Newport; 33 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 23 great-great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 03/08/00 

Donald Lee Rehn, 56; service to be Thursday 
Retired Master Gunnery Sgt. Donald Lee Rehn, 56, of Newport, died Monday at Carteret General Hospital. 
A graveside service, with full military honors, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Forest Oak Memorial Park, Havelock, with Lt. Ray Hunt of the U.S. Navy, officiating. 
Mr. Rehn is survived by his wife, Daisy P. Rehn; three daughters, Jennifer R. Brandon of Clarksville, Ark., Rebecca R. Compton of Statesville, Texas, and Crystal R. Frieman of Nashville, Ill.; a son, Theodore Rehn of Indiana; five stepdaughters, Georgette Mayes of Mobile, Ala., Sharon Davis of Newport, Trisha Littlejohn of West Palm Beach, Fla., and Tonya Head and Cherie Velonza, both of Panama City, Fla.; a stepson, James Davis of Broken Bow, Okla; and 21 grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 03/08/00 

William B. Longest III, 64; service to be Thursday 
William Bryan Longest III, 64, of Beaufort, died Tuesday at Carteret General Hospital. 
His funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Parkview Baptist Church, Morehead City, with the Rev. Freddie Angles officiating. Burial will be in Carteret Memorial Gardens, Beaufort. 
Mr. Longest is survived by his wife, Kathy G. Longest; two daughters, Tina L. Willis and husband Alex of Harkers Island and Debbie L. Roach and husband David of Beaufort; a sister, Nancy L. Dunn and husband J.C. of Chesapeake, Va.; and four grandchildren, David Roach Jr., Gregory Bryan Willis, Krystal Roach and A.J. Willis. 
The family will receive friends at the home. 
Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 03/08/00 

Doris W. Jobey, 65; service was Feb. 12 
Doris W. Jobey, 65, of Everett, Wash., died Tuesday, Feb. 8, at Pacific Hospital, Everett. She was the sister of Mildred Lockhard and Harold Whealton, both of Morehead City. 
Her funeral was Saturday, Feb. 12, at Evergreen Funeral Home of Everett. Burial was in Hamilton Indian Cemetery, Hamilton, Wash. 
In addition to her siblings, Mrs. Jobey is survived by three daughters, Doris Anne Allison of Atlanta, Ga., Clara Reeves of Sanford and Mary Bernards of Jacksonville; two sons, Kemp P.B. Bonner III of Winterville and Harold Bonner of Tacoma, Wash; twelve grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Jobey. 
Memorial donations may be made to Carteret General Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 1619, Morehead City, N.C. 28557. 
Published 03/08/00 

James Baggett; arrangements incomplete 
James Baggett of Beaufort died Wednesday at his home. 
Arrangements will be announced by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 03/08/00 

Arthur Leckman White, 79; service was held today 
Arthur Leckman White, 79, of Swansboro, died Sunday at High Point Regional Medical Center, High Point. 
His funeral was to be at 11 a.m. today at Worthington Funeral Home Chapel, Chadbourn, with the Rev. Ricky Donaldson officiating. Burial was to be in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Swansboro. 
He was the son of the late John W. and Lela Jane White. Mr. White was a veteran of World War II. 
He is survived by a daughter, Nancy Jane Foster of Riverview, Fla.; a sister, Ethel Mae White Lee of Chadbourn; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Katie Tyree White. 
Arrangements are by Worthington Funeral Home Inc. of Chadbourn. 
Published 03/08/00

Michael Brian Daniels, 44; service to be Thursday 
Michael Brian Daniels, 44, of Newport, died Sunday at Carteret General Hospital. 
His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Munden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Grady Simpson officiating. Burial will be in Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, Jacksonville. 
Mr. Daniels served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1973-1976. After being discharged, he was employed with Civil Service at Alameda Naval Air Station, Alameda, Calif., until being transferred to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in 1994. He attended Sound View Free Will Baptist Church. 
Mr. Daniels is survived by his wife, Sandra Daniels of Newport; a daughter, Christina Daniels of Las Vegas, Nev.; two sons, Michael Daniels Jr. of Miramar, Calif., and Dustin Russell Daniels of the home; two sisters, Coral Webber and Martha Joe, both of San Bernardino, Calif., a brother, Robert Oliver Jr., of Antioch, Calif.; and one grandchild. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Sound View Free Will Baptist Church, 1655 Highway 24, Newport, N.C. 28570. 
Published 03/08/00

Nettie Smith, 92; arrangements incomplete 
Nettie Smith, 92, of Atlantic, died Sunday at Camelot Manor Nursing Care, Granite Falls. 
Arrangements will be announced by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 03/08/00

Roland `C.R.' Smith, 77; funeral is 2 p.m. today 
Roland ``C.R.'' Smith, 77, of Newport, died Friday at Carteret General Hospital. 
His funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Newport Baptist Church, with Dr. Randy Outland officiating. Burial will follow in Gethsemane Memorial Park. 
He is survived by his wife, Alene Smith, of Newport; two daughters, Shirley McKiddy of Harlowe and Teresa Motes of Newport; a son, Perry Smith of Broad Creek, two sisters, Lonnie Mae Camden of Coats and Peggy Lee of Newport; two brothers, Cecil Smith and Linbergh Smith, both of Newport; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. 
Mr. Smith was retired from civil service at Cherry Point and was a member of Newport Baptist Church. 
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Newport Baptist Church Keyboard Memorial Fund, Chatham Street, Newport, 28570. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory, Morehead City. 
Published 5/7/00

Helena Betz, Pennsylvania;daughter is from Beaufort 
Helena K. Betz, 76, of Mt. Carmel, Pa., died April 17 at her home. 
She was the mother of Mrs. Joseph (Barbara Anne) Paul of Beaufort. Other survivors include her husband, Donald,; another daughter, Helena Betz of Philadelphia, Pa.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Peter and Suzanne Betz of Strong, Pa., and Donald and Sharon Betz of Locust Gap, Pa.; a brother, Anthony Knoblauch, of Mt. Carmel, Pa.; and nine grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Jane Knoblauch. 
She retired in 1983 from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry where she worked as a claims adjuster. She worked most recently at the Mt. Carmel Library. She was a 1941 graduate of Mt. Carmel Catholic High School and married Donald Betz Sr. on May 1, 1944. 
She was a member of Church of Our Lady, the Altar and Rosary Society and the Retired State Workers Association. 
A Mass of Christian Burial was conducted April 24 at Church of Our Lady, with Monsignor Lawrence Overbaugh officiating. Burial followed in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Locust Gap, Pa. 
Arrangements were by Joseph J. Stutz Funeral Home, Mt. Carmel, Pa. 
Published 5/7/00

Margaret Jones Holleman, 78; has family in Morehead City 
Margaret Frances Jones Holleman, 78, of Raleigh, died Thursday at her home. She was the mother of Mike Holleman and wife, Linda, of Morehead City. 
Her funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Westover United Methodist Church, Raleigh. Burial will follow at Raleigh Memorial Park. 
Other survivors include children, Allen and Barbara Holleman of Raleigh, Julie Lloyd of Raleigh, and Jeannie Holleman of Wilmington; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, ``Pete'' Joseph Holleman; her parents, Howard and Lena Jones; and her brother, Howard G. Jones Jr. 
Arrangements are by Mitchell's Funeral Home of Raleigh. 
Published 5/7/00

William A. Oldham, 76; funeral to be Sunday 
William A. ``Tex'' Oldham, 76, of Otway, died Saturday at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Trinity United Methodist Church in Marshallberg with Masonic Rites. The Rev. Ellis Bedsworth will officiate. 
Mr. Oldham served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of the Crissie Wright Lodge No. 741 Scottish Rite and a Shriner and was a member of Baptist Church in Crockett, Texas. 
He is survived by his wife, Cleo Parkin Oldham; three daughters, Helen O. Ellis and husband, Sol, of Durham, Donna O. Field of Durham, and Becky O. Wintsch and husband, Adrian, of Huntersville; a stepdaughter, Margaret Guthrie of Gloucester; a sister, Artie Johnson of Crockett, Texas; a brother, Bill Oldham and wife, Joan, of Creedmoor; a brother-in-law, Thomas Parkin of Beaufort; two granddaughters, Donna Parnell and husband, Andy, of Bladenboro, and Wendy Hester of Durham; two grandsons, Clarence Hilliard and wife, Cherry, of New Hill, and Mark Hester and wife, Melba, of Shannon; three step-grandsons; six step-granddaughters; three great-grandsons; and two step-great-grandchildren. 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Crissie Wright Lodge No. 741, in care of Ralph N. Daniels, 534 Lola Road, Cedar Island, N.C. 28520. 
Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Morehead City 
Published 05/19/00

Dolly Mason Gaddonniex, 64; service was Thursday 
Dolly Mason Gaddonniex, 64, of Morehead City, died Sunday at Carteret General Hospital. 
Her funeral was Thursday at Munden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Frank Sides officiating. 
Ms. Gadonniex provided transportation for terminally ill patients to and from treatment in Carteret County. 
She is survived by a daughter, Sherry Creech of Beaufort; a son, Terry Willis and wife Kathy of Morehead City; two brothers, Leroy Mason of Mississippi and Bruce Mason of Louisiana; 12 grandchildren, Jesse Creech Jr, Kelly Creech, Wayne Creech, Susan Harrison, Alexa Higgins, Terri Jo Willis, Johnny Gadonniex, Kimmy McLaughlin, Jonathan McLaughlin, Dale Creech, Charles Joseph Willis and Elizabeth Rae Willis; and nine great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by two sons, James Kelly Shipp and Joseph Ferrell Willis Jr. 
Memorial donations may be made to the Leon Mann Jr. Enrichment Center, 3820 Galantis St., Morehead City, N.C. 28557. 
Arrangements were by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 05/19/00

Charles Sparks Allen, 94; service to be Saturday 
Charles Sparks ``Church'' Allen, 94, of Morehead City, died Wednesday at Carteret General Hospital. 
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, Morehead City, with the Rev. Timothy Havlicek officiating. 
Mr. Allen was born in Rochester, N.Y., in 1906 and graduated from Syracuse University. He served in World War II in the European Theatre as a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army. He operated his own business in Manlius, N.Y. until retirement in Jekyll Island, Ga. He moved to Carteret County with his wife Irene in 1983. 
Mr. Allen was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Ocean Lodge 405, Scottish Rite of New Bern, Sudan Shriners of New Bern and the Lions Club of Morehead City. 
He is survived by his wife, Irene Parsons Allen; two daughters, Virginia Rene McFadden and Mary Alice Koehl; a son, Charles Henry Allen; a stepdaugther, Jennifer Frechette; six grandchildren, Dr. Deborah Elder, E. Scott McFadden, Matthew Koehl, Elizabeth Koehl, Chris Allen and Keith Allen; and five great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Julia and Lily Elder and Grantham and Alexander Koehl. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church or to the charity of one's choice. 
Arrangements were by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 05/19/00

Ramona Taylor Harvey, 61; arrangements incomplete 
Ramona Taylor Harvey, 61, of Sea Level, died today at Taylor Extended Care Facility, Sea Level. 
Arrangements will be announced by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 05/19/00

Esther E. Gaskill; arrangements incomplete 
Esther E. Gaskill of Goldsboro, formerly of Cedar Island, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro. 
Arrangements will be announced by Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 05/19/00

Nancy Parham Phillips, 82; service to be Thursday 
Nancy Parham Phillips, 82, of Morehead City, died Tuesday at Harborview Health Care Center. 
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, Henderson, with Dr. Marion D. Lark officiating. 
A native of Vance County, Mrs. Phillips was the daughter of the late Thomas Buckner Parham Jr. and the late Mabel Pirie Parham. She was a graduate of the former Henderson High School and salutatorian of the Class of 1935 and a graduate of High Point College. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a lifetime member of the Salvation Army Advisory Board. She was a member of First Baptist Church and the J.O.Y. Sunday school class. In 1970, she was chosen as Vance County Woman of the Year. 
She is survived by her husband, W. Haywood Phillips; two daughters, Susan Parham Phillips of Pine Knoll Shores and Elaine Phillips Sutton of Candler; a son, Wilson Haywood ``Woody'' Phillips Jr. of Vienna, Va.; two sisters, Mary P. Raines of Charlotte and Mabel P. Hicks of Columbia, S.C.; and five grandchildren. 
Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 75, Henderson, N.C. 27536 or The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 2510, Henderson, N.C. 27536 or the Eastern N.C. Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, 400 Oberlin Road, Suite 208, Raleigh, N.C. 27605. 
Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home of Henderson. 
Published 06/07/00

Leonard Ray Tinker, 79; service to be Thursday 
Leonard Ray Tinker, 79, of Belhaven, died Monday at his home. He was the father of Sandra Merchant of Morehead City. 
His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Chapel of Paul Funeral Home, Belhaven, with his great-nephew, Scott Askew, youth minister at Long Acre Chapel, officiating. Burial will follow in Smithton Cemetery. 
Born April 9, 1921, Mr. Tinker was the son of the late Fred Grover and the late Bertha Turnbough Tinker of Steelville, Mo. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy, and was a member of the American Legion and Woodmen of the World. He retired from Weyerhaeuser in Plymouth in 1983. 
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Thelma Smith Tinker; a son, Roy Tinker Jr.; two sisters, Zella Bailie of Alton, Ill., and Tina Woodham of DeSoto, Mo.; three brothers, Elwood Tinker of Smithton, Merle Tinker of St. Louis, Mo., and Euel Tinker of Hillsboro, Mo.; and three grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Paul Funeral Home of Belhaven and at other times at the home, 31190 Highway 264, Belhaven. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Smithton Cemetery in care of Marshall Marslender, 2267 N.C. Highway 99, Belhaven, N.C. 27810. 
Published 06/07/00

Elouise E. Garner, 87; service to be Friday 
Elouise E. ``Billie'' Garner, 87, of Newport, died Tuesday at Carteret General Hospital. 
Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. James United Methodist Church with the Rev. Susan Lindblade officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. 
Ms. Garner was a member of St. James United Methodist Church. 
She is survived by a sister, Elsie E. Elliott of Newport; and several cousins, nieces and nephews. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Memorial donations may be made to Margaret Garner Scholarship Fund, St. James United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 250, Newport, N.C. 28570. 
Published 06/07/00

Jane Roberts Murdoch, 70; memorial service Saturday 
Jane Roberts Murdoch, 70, of Raleigh, died Wednesday, May 31, in Raleigh. 
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Avent Ferry United Methodist Church, Raleigh, with the Rev. Bryan Faggart officiating. 
A native of Newport, Mrs. Murdoch was the daughter of the late Willie Roberts and the late Lena Mann Roberts. She had been a longtime resident of Raleigh and was office manager for Capital Area OB-Gyn Associates for the past 36 years. She was a member of Avent Ferry United Methodist Church. 
She is survived by a daughter, Janet Reed of Cary; a son, James Murdoch of Elk Grove, Calif.; a sister, Ethel Garner of Newport; a brother, Billy Roberts of Newport; and three grandchildren. 
Arrangements are by Brown-Wynne Funeral Home of Raleigh. 
Published 06/07/00

Gene Autry Mason, 61; funeral was Thursday 
Gene Autry Mason, 61, of Lafayette, Ind., died Saturday, May 27, in Indiana's Veterans Home, Lafayette, Ind. 
His funeral was Thursday, June 1, at Indiana Veterans Home Chapel with the Rev. Bud Kirby officiating. 
A native of Stacy, Mr. Mason was born Nov. 28, 1938. He had lived in Lafayette, Ind., since 1985. A graduate of Atlantic High School, Mr. Mason attended Bible college in Nashville, Tenn. He was the manager at Family Inn of West Lafayette until he retired in 1996. 
He is survived by a special friend, Mary Hartman of Battle Ground, Ind.; two nieces; two nephews; and several cousins. 
Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. 
Arrangements were by Richards-Loy and Wheeler Funeral Home, Lafayette, Ind. 
Published 06/07/00

Pearl S. Gregory, 89; service to be later 
Pearl S. Gregory, 89, of Broad Creek, died Sunday at Britthaven of Havelock. 
Burial will be later at National Cemetery, Memphis, Tenn. 
Mrs. Gregory is survived by two sons, Walter Gregory of Morehead City and Thomas E. Gregory of Grandview, Mo.; and 15 grandchildren. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 06/07/00

James Franklin Settle Jr., 68; service was held today 
James Franklin Settle Jr., 68, of Morehead City, died Sunday at Carteret General Hospital. 
A graveside service was to be at 11 a.m. today at Gethsemane Memorial Park with the Rev. David Harper officiating. 
Mr. Settle is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Settle; two daughters, Peggy Marie Eldred and Tammy Katz, both of Morehead City; four sons, Walter Lee Settle and Donald Paul Settle, both of Morehead City, James Franklin Settle III of the home and Ronald Ray Settle of Mill Creek; four sisters, Laura Williams of Statesville, Virginia Woodren of Ohio, Evelyn Niblet of Alabama and Christine Allen of Star; a brother, Paul Settle of Georgia; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Arrangements were by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., Morehead City. 
Published 06/07/00

Willie B. Hunnings, 86; service to be Thursday 
Willie B. Hunnings, 86, of Sea Level, died Tuesday at Taylor Extended Care Facility, Sea Level. 
His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Ocracoke United Methodist Church with the Rev. William Holmes officiating. Burial will follow in Ocracoke Community Cemetery. 
He was a member of Ocracoke United Methodist Church and a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army. 
Mr. Hunnings is survived by a granddaughter, Mona Henry of New Bern; a grandson, Chris Lee of New Bern; a son-in-law, Mickey Lee of Grantsboro; and several nieces and nephews of Atlantic and Harkers Island. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Beaulah Hunnings; and a daughter, Vickie Lee. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Ocracoke United Methodist Church, Ocracoke. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 06/07/00

Pansy S. Graham; arrangements incomplete 
Pansy S. Graham of Newport, died Tuesday at Carteret General Hospital. 
Arrangements will be announced by Munden Funeral and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 06/07/00

Jerry Taylor, 55; memorial to be Saturday 
Jerry Taylor, 55, of Atlantic Beach and Winston-Salem, died Saturday. 
A memorial service is planned for Saturday at Cape Lookout National Seashore. For time and additional information, call Triple S Marina. 
Mr. Taylor is survived by his wife of 35 years, Suzan Ann Taylor; a daughter, Lisa Dawn Taylor; a son, Eddie Taylor; three sisters, Virginia Watjen, Betty T. Wade and Helen Hill; a brother Rex ``J.D.'' Taylor; and four grandchildren. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 25086, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27114. 
Published 06/07/00


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