Miscellaneous Carteret County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Jerry M. Spry, 53; no service scheduled 
Jerry M. Spry, 53, of Swannanoa, died Wednesday in Asheville. He was a former resident of Morehead City. 
No service is scheduled. 
A native of Mocksville, Mr. Spry was the son of the late Paul Spry and Elizabeth Holder Spry. He was previously employed by Owens-Corning Fiberglass. and Kimberly-Clark. 
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Barbara Taylor Spry, and his mother-in-law, Maxine Taylor of Morehead City. 
Arrangements are by Groce Funeral Home of Asheville. 
Published 06/09/00

Pansy Ruth Graham, 58; service today 
Pansy Ruth Graham, 58, of Newport, died Tuesday at Carteret General Hospital. 
A graveside service was to be at 2 p.m. today at Gethsemane Memorial Park with the Rev. James Gurganus officiating. 
Mrs. Graham was employed with the Department of Corrections in Kentucky as a prison guard. She was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels. 
She is survived by her husband, Joseph F. Graham; a son, Carl Rapier and wife, Tessa, of Newport; a sister, Mae Fern Hale of Lexington, Ken.; and one grandchild. 
Arrangements were by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 06/09/00

Herbert Tasman Pigott, 84; service to be Saturday 
Herbert Tasman Pigott, 84, of Tarboro, formerly of Beaufort, died Wednesday at Beverly Health Care Center, Tarboro. 
A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Carteret Memorial Gardens, Beaufort. 
Born in 1915 in Gloucester, Mr. Pigott resided in Gloucester until 1954 when he moved to Beaufort with his family. In 1993, he and his wife moved to Tarboro to be closer to family. 
A master mechanic, Mr. Pigott was recognized in the area for his in-depth knowledge of engines. His career spanned six decades, working as a mechanic at Harvey A. Smith Fish Meal Co. and with civil service aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. He and his wife opened The Oyster Bar, a seafood restaurant on the North River in Bettie in 1947. After selling the restaurant in 1949 he was employed with Lloyd A. Fry Roofing Co. as a master mechanic for 26 years. In 1975 he joined the County Board of Education as a maintenance supervisor and retired in 1981. 
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Edith Gillikin Pigott; three daughters, Frances P. Harding of Baltimore, Md., Jeanne P. Temple of Hampton, Va., and Lynn P. Crisp and her husband, Douglas, of Tarboro; and five grandchildren, Leisha Meares Dyben of Basking Ridge, N.J., Gregory C. Meares of Corpus Christi, Texas, Peter A. Temple and Shannon E. Temple, both of Baltimore, Md., and Brett Crisp of Tarboro; and one great-grandson, Nicholas R. Dyben of Basking Ridge, N.J. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 06/09/00

Shirley LaFond, 80; no service scheduled 
Shirley LaFond, 80, of St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Morehead City, died Thursday, June 1, at home. 
No service is scheduled. 
A native of Wilmington, Del., Mrs. LaFond lived in Morehead City before moving to Florida. 
She is survived by her husband of 37 years, James; two daughters, Sandra Kirk of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Paulette McDougall of Berlin, Md.; a son, Paul Hopkins of St. Petersburg, Fla.; 26 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. 
Arrangements were by R. Lee Williams and Son Funeral Home and Crematory of St. Petersburg, Fla. 
Published 06/09/00

Charles N. Simpson, 83; service to be Monday 
Charles Nicholas Simpson, 83, of Beaufort, died Friday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. 
His funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at North River United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim Durner officiating. Burial will follow in Carteret Memorial Gardens. 
He was a member of North River United Methodist Church and served in the Army during World War II. 
He is survived by two daughters, Barbara Jean Simpson of Beaufort and Debra Stinson and husband Pete of Core Creek; two sons, David Simpson and wife Vicky of Beaufort and Tommy Simpson and wife Sara of Morehead City; eight grandchildren, Joel Stinson, Jessica Simpson, Lauren Simpson, Christopher Simpson, Noah Simpson, Sam Simpson, Nicholas Simpson and Katie Simpson; a niece, Carol Chadwick Long of Morehead City; and a nephew, Dan Chadwick Jr. of Kansas City, Mo. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ila Simpson. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Munden Funeral Home and Crematory, Morehead City. 
Memorials may be made to North River Methodist Church, 2494 Highway 70, Beaufort, N.C. 28516. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., Morehead City. 
Published 06/18/00

Emma Lee Hall, 87; service to be Monday 
Emma Lee Hall, 87, of Goldsboro, formerly of Carteret County, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro. 
Her funeral will be 5 p.m. Monday at Munden Funeral Home Chapel, Morehead City, with the Rev. Tony McLamb officiating. 
She was a member of First Baptist Church, Morehead City. 
She is survived by two daughters, Betty Grantham Rollins and husband Ben of La Grange and Billie Lou Grantham Hail of Atlantic Beach; a sister, Carrie Alphin Collett of Chattanooga, Tenn.; and five grandchiildren, Benjamin E. Rollins Jr. and Lee Grantham Rollins, both of La Grange, William Daniel Hall of Ashburn, Va., Jeffery Grantham of Boulder, Colo., and Christopher P. Grantham of Seattle, Wash. 
She was preceded in death by husbands Paul A. Grantham and David John ``D.J.'' Hall and a son, Paul A. Grantham Jr. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., Morehead City. 
Published 06/18/00

Ross Harris, 81; service was Saturday 
Ross Harris, 81, of Stacy, died Thursday at Taylor Extended Care Facility, Sea Level. 
His funeral was held Saturday at Otway Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Jonny Carrol officiating. Burial followed in Stacy Community Cemetery. 
He is survived by his wife, Clara Lawrence Harris; a son, Robert W. Harris of Marietta, Ga.; four sisters, Vivian H. Lewis, Nellie H. Zenger and Allie H. Gaskill, all of Stacy, and Ruby H. Salter of Sea Level; a brother, Glen L. Harris of Newport News, Va.; and two grandchildren. 
Arrangements were by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 06/18/00

Emily B. Ross, 83; service was Wednesday 
Emily B. Ross, 83, of Roanoke, Va., died Thursday, Aug. 3. She was the mother of Karen Rettie of Morehead City. 
A memorial service was held in Roanoke on Aug. 9. 
Mrs. Ross was a regular visitor to Morehead City as a guest of her daughter and son-in-law, Dwight Rettie. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice or to the UCF Endowment Fund, c/o Unitarian Coastal Fellowship, 13th and Evans streets, Morehead City, N.C. 28557. 
Published 08/13/00

Earl `Preston' Fulford Sr., 67; service planned for today 
Earl ``Preston'' Fulford Sr., 67, of Newport, died Friday at Craven Regional Medical Center, New Bern. 
His funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Munden Funeral Home, Morehead City, with the Rev. David Harper officiating. 
Burial will follow in Gethsemane Memorial Park. 
He is survived by his wife, Frances Fulford; two daughters, Mary Rose of Newport and Cindy Buck of Trenton; a son, Earl Fulford Jr. of Newport; a sister, Margaret Jones of Newport; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
Published 08/13/00

Mary Wells Turner, 76; arrangements incomplete 
Mary Wells Turner, 76, of Emerald Isle, died Saturday at Craven Regional Medical Center, New Bern, after a long and gallant battle against cancer. 
She was born May 17, 1924, in Pottstown, Pa. Her parents were Russell D. and Clarice Anderson Wells. She attended Wyncroft Academy and was a graduate of Syracuse University. In the 1960s, she was president of the Roanoke Valley Republican Women's Club and campaign secretary to Linwood Holton in his successful run for governor of Virginia. She was an avid bridge player and tennis enthusiast and belonged to several clubs and groups. 
She is survived by her husband, James W. Turner; two daughters, Lark Turner MacPhail of Winnetka, Ill., and Jamie Turner Burke of Oakton, Va.; three sons-in-law, Brian Sonner, Andrew MacPhail and Thomas Burke; seven grandchildren, John P. Sonner, J. Colin Sonner, W. Reed MacPhail, Drew H. MacPhail, T. Owen Burke, Caitlin W. Burke and Mary E. Burke; and a sister, Barbara W. Taylor of White Stone, Va. 
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Turner Sonner, and a brother, David A. Wells. 
Arrangements will be announced by Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 08/13/00

Elizabeth Park Oliver, 80; memorial service Aug. 19 
Elizabeth Park Oliver, 80, of Cape Carteret, died Saturday at Nextcare Specialty Hospital, Rocky Mount. 
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Cape Carteret Presbyterian Church. 
A native of Greensboro, she was born June 6, 1920 to Orville D. Park and Mossie Pugh Park. She was a former resident of Greensboro and Atlanta, Ga., and had lived in Cape Carteret for 19 years. After attending Greensboro College, she was employed by Johnson Controls in the company's Greensboro and Atlanta offices. She was a member of Cape Carteret Presbyterian Church where she was the co-editor of the church newsletter for 10 years. For her service, the Presbyterian Women of the Presbyterian Church USA awarded her an honorary life membership in 1996. An avid golfer, she was an active member of the Ladies Golf Association of Star Hill Golf and Country Club. 
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Samuel T. Oliver; two daughters, Linda O. Jacoby of Greensboro and Kathy O. Williams and her husband Steve of Banner Elk; one son, Samuel T. Oliver Jr. and his wife Regina of Raleigh; three grandchildren, Jennifer W. Stephenson and her husband Rusty and Ross Andrews Jacoby, all of Greensboro, and Taylor Scot Williams of Banner Elk; and two great-grandchildren, Sam and Will Stephenson of Greensboro. 
She was preceded in death by five brothers and a sister. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cape Carteret Presbyterian Church, 100 Yaupon Drive, Cape Carteret, N.C. 28584 or to a charity of one's choice. 
Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., Morehead City.
Published 08/13/00

Nellie Lawrence Styron, 76; service to be Saturday 
Nellie Lawrence Styron, 76, of Otway, died Thursday at Carteret General Hospital. 
Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Otway Christian Church with the Rev. Clifton Styron officiating. Burial will be in Carteret Memorial Gardens, Beaufort. 
Mrs. Styron is survived by a daughter, Gaye Styron of Raleigh; a son, Thom Styron and wife Valerie of Otway; a granddaughter, Melodi S. Briley and husband Billy of Wilson; and a great-grandson, Jarrod Thomas Briley of Wilson. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Elvin Leon Styron; and a grandson, Jarrod Thomas Styron. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at the home of Thom Styron, 193 Lawrence Road, Otway. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jarrod T. Styron Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Ann Street United Methodist Church, 417 Ann St., Beaufort, N.C. 28516. 
Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 08/18/00

Leo Daniel Garner, 82; service was today 
Leo Daniel Garner, 82, of Broad Creek, died Sunday at home. 
A graveside service was to be at 11 a.m. today at Broad Creek Community Cemetery with the Rev. Alan Stocks officiating. 
Mr. Garner is survived by a daughter, Barbara Jones of Broad Creek; a sister, Idel Mann of Newport; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 08/18/00

Judy Pulliam, 44; service was today 
Judy Pulliam, 44, of Beaufort, died Tuesday at Carteret General Hospital. 
Her funeral was to be at 2 p.m. today at Munden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Rusty Willis officiating. Burial was to follow in Gethsemane Memorial Park. 
Mrs. Pulliam is survived by her husband, John Hartsough of Beaufort; two sons, Samuel Todd Pulliam of Atlantic Beach and John W. Hartsough III of Beaufort; her mother, Laverne Whitt Hughes of Burlington; two sisters, Ellen Hughes Boone of Burlington and Stacie Hughes of Moyock; two brothers, Scott Hughes of Burlington and Kelly Hughes of Texas; and one grandchild. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 08/18/00

Harvey L. Banks, 57; service to be Saturday 
Retired Master Sgt. Harvey L. Banks, 57, of Havelock, died Thursday at Carteret General Hospital. 
His funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Fleet Reserve Association, Havelock. 
Mr. Banks retired from the U.S. Marine Corps after 22 years of service. He was a life member of the VFW. 
He is survived by his wife, Janie E. Banks of Havelock; three daughters, Renee Elting and Michelle Reynolds, both of Oregon, and Denise Maskiewicz of Toulon, Ill.; two sons, Dwayne Banks and Timothy Mitchell, both of Oregon; a sister Elizabeth Tasios of Detroit, Mich.; and 13 grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends on Saturday following the service. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 08/18/00

Charles Edward Jones, 58; arrangements incomplete 
Charles Edward Jones, 58, of Newport, died Thursday at Carteret General Hospital. 
Arrangements will be announced by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City.
Published 08/18/00

Roger Mills, 32; service was today 
Roger Mills, 32, of Newport, died Friday. 
His funeral was to be at 2 p.m. today at Munden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ray Conner officiating. Burial was to follow in Amariah Garner Cemetery, Newport. 
Mr. Mills was a graduate of West Carteret High School and attended UNC-Wilmington. He was the manager of Ionni's Restaurant for one and a half years and was presently employed aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. 
He is survived by his parents, Victor and Lilo Mills of Newport; a sister, Victoria Currie and husband David of Newport; a brother, Stephen Mills and wife Marda of Jacksonville; paternal grandmother, Margaret Mills of Newport; and two nieces, Ashley and Hannah Currie. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 10/4/00

Shirley W. Pittman, 68; service was Tuesday 
Shirley W. Pittman, 68, of South River, died Saturday at Craven Regional Medical Center, New Bern. 
Her funeral was Tuesday at Edwards Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, South River, with the Rev. Paul Harris officiating. Burial was in the Cannon Family Cemetery. 
Mrs. Pittman was a health care assistant with Harborview Health Care Center for 28 years. She was a member of Edwards Chapel Free Will Baptist Church and Eastern Star, Chapter 128, Beaufort. 
She is survived by two daughters, Iva Marie Snyder and husband Lee of Raleigh and Sandy Starnes of South River; a sister, Dorothy Cojocari of Havelock; two brothers, Charlie Wallace and William R. "Tinker" Wallace, both of South River; a half sister, Nancy Helms of Connecticut; eight grandchildren, Heather, Aaron and Casey Snyder, all of Raleigh, Mitchell Fulcher and wife Crystal of South river, Stacey Fulcher of Morehead City and Stephen, Jeffrey and David Starnes, all of Newport; and a special friend, Don Doyle of Merrimon. 
Mrs. Pittman was expecting her first great-grandchild in January. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ivey Pittman. 
Arrangements were by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 10/4/00

John Rian Rumsey, 60; service was Tuesday 
John Rian Rumsey, 60, of Morehead City, died Friday at Carteret General Hospital. 
His funeral was Tuesday at Munden Funeral Home Chapel. 
Mr. Rumsey is survived by his wife, Judith Ann Rumsey; two sons, Christopher Rumsey and Patrick Rumsey, both of Texas; and three grandchildren. 
Arrangements were by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 10/4/00

Robert Lewis Rowe, 76; service to be Saturday 
Robert Lewis Rowe, 76, of Pine Knoll Shores, died Tuesday. 
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Ahoskie with Dr. Jesse Croom officiating. 
Mr. Rowe is survived by his wife, Lottie Rowe; two daughters, Rendy King and husband Winston of Kitty Hawk and Freda Ballard and husband Tom of Kannapolis; a son, Robert Lewis Rowe Jr. and wife Karen of Ahoskie; a stepdaughter, Jane Wilkinson and husband Dan of Rockwell; a stepson, Jim Harner and wife Nancy of Raleigh; a brother, William Mercer Rowe Jr. of Wilmington; a sister, Lena Rowe Jackson of Winston-Salem; seven grandchildren; one step-grandchild; and one great-grandchild. 
Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice Foundation of Carteret County, 3601 Bridges St., Morehead City, N.C. 28557 or First Baptist Church of Ahoskie, Ahoskie, N.C. 27910. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 10/4/00

Richard Alan Yeager, 67; service to be Thursday 
Richard Alan Yeager, 67, of Dudley, died Monday. 
His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel, Goldsboro, with the Rev. Johnny Sasser and Chaplain Lawrence Daughtry officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Wayne Memorial Park. 
Mr. Yeager was a native of Beaufort County. He was the son of the late Ernest E. Yeager and the late Evelyn Cole Yeager. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, VFW and the Moose Lodge. He was a member of Emmaus Baptist Church, Dudley. 
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Block Yeager; a daughter, Lynn Yeager Salter and husband Frank of Beaufort; two sons, Richard Yeager and wife Michelle of Goffstown, N.H., and Raymond Yeager and wife Beth of Goldsboro; a sister, Esther Guthrie of Morehead City; two brothers, Ebenezer Yeager of Morehead City and Robert O. Yeager of Fayetteville; eight grandchildren, Rebecca Waddell, Richard Weippert, Mikaela Allard, Brandon Yeager, Jessica Sabino, Ben Yeager, Marissa Yeager and Jonathan Yeager; and three great-grandchildren, Madison Allard, Meaghan Allard and Brianna Stephens. 
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Seymour Funeral Home of Goldsboro and at other times at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Yeager, 108 Spring St., Goldsboro. 
Memorial donations may be made to Emmaus Baptist Church, 714 Emmaus Church Road, Dudley, N.C. 28333. 
Published 10/4/00

Sudie Mae Hill, 94; service to be Thursday 
Sudie Mae Sumrell Hill, 94, of Maury, died Tuesday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville. 
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Brooks Frizzelle United Methodist Church, Maury. Burial will follow in St. Barnabus Cemetery, Snow Hill. 
Mrs. Hill was born in Lenoir County, the daughter of the late Atlas Edgar and the late Mollie Allen Sumrell. She was a retired elementary school teacher, having taught for more than 35 years at White Oak Elementary School, Arba and Maury schools in Greene County and the Morehead City area. She was a member of Brooks Frizzelle United Methodist Church in Maury and the Fidelis XI chapter of the Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority of Teachers, in which she was recently inducted into the hall of fame for her longevity of service in education. 
She is survived by three daughters, Barbara Hill Troeleman and husband Adriaan of Beaufort, Doris Hill Stulce and husband Arnold of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., and Helen Hill Smith and husband Al of Mooresville; a son, Arthur Hill and wife Diana of Wilson; a daughter-in-law, Mary V. Hill of Virginia Beach, Va.; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Wesley Hill, and a son, Frederick Wesley Hill Jr. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Brooks Frizzelle United Methodist Church, Maury, and at other times at the home, 3219 Highway 903, Maury. 
Memorial donations may be made to Fidelis XI, c/o Martha Taylor, 103 Bruce St., Snow Hill, N.C. 28580 or to Brooks Frizzelle UMC, c/o Blanche Nethercutt, Route 1, Box 60, Hookerton, N.C. 28538. 
Arrangements are by Taylor-Edwards Funeral Home of Snow Hill. 
Published 10/4/00

Eloise Chadwick Bartlett, 75; service was held today 
Eloise Chadwick Adams Bartlett, 75, of Raleigh, formerly of Morehead City, died Sunday at Rex Hospital, Raleigh. 
Her funeral was to be at 2 p.m today at Smyrna United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ellis Beds-<cr>worth officiating. Burial was to follow in Straits United Methodist Church Cemetery, Straits. 
Mrs. Bartlett is survived by a daughter, Cheryl L. Adams of Raleigh; five grandchildren, Natalie Mattingly of Murrells Inlet, S.C., and Ashley Wooten, Michael Wooten, Jonathan McClenny and David McClenny, all of Raleigh; and a great-grandchild, Corey Mattingly of Murrells Inlet, S.C. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 10/4/00

Clinton Thomas Lewis, 80; arrangements incomplete 
Clinton Thomas Lewis, 80, of Beaufort, died Tuesday at Carteret General Hospital. 
Arrangements will be announced by Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City.
Published 10/4/00

Tucker Penny, 49; service was Sept. 27 
Tucker Penny, 49, of Dawson, Va., previously of Beaufort, died Sunday, Sept. 24. 
A graveside service was held on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at Bethel Cemetery, Dawson, with the Rev. Dwight Duhon officiating. 
Mr. Penny was a native of Beaufort. He had been a resident of Terrell County since 1987 and worked in industrial construction as a boiler maker. 
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Deal Penny; two daughters, Tammy Penny of Lynn, Mass., and Tina P. Creamer of Dawson; a son, Trey Penny of Dawson; a sister, Dorothy Boisvert of McDonough, Va.; five brothers, Timothy Penny of Morehead City, Tommy Penny of Burgaw, Ted Penny of Wendell, Tony Penny of Chesapeake, Va., and Trent Penny of Newport; and two grandchildren. 
Published 10/4/00

Jason Ebron, 29; service to be Friday 
Jason Ebron, 29, of Merrimon, died Tuesday at his home. 
His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Munden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Paul Harris officiating. Burial will be in Gethsemane Memorial Park. 
Mr. Ebron was a member of Merrimon United Methodist Church. He was the lieutenant of Engine One of the South River/Merrimon Rescue Squad and the co-owner of the Blue Heron. 
Mr. Ebron is survived by his wife, Darlene Ebron; his parents, Gene and Gale Ebron of Merrimon; two brothers, Todd Ebron and wife Julia of Lorton, Va., and Scot Ebron of LaPlata, Md.; paternal grandmother, Alice Cherry and husband, the Rev. Roland Cherry; and two dogs, Sammer and Cleatis. 
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, John Ebron; and maternal grandparents, James and Thelma Robinson. 
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 Merrimon UMC or the South River/Merrimon Rescue Squad. 
Published 10/4/00

Myrtis Elizabeth Barnes, 82; service to be Saturday 
Myrtis Elizabeth Barnes, 82, of Beaufort, died Thursday at Carteret General Hospital.
Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Munden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Richard Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in Oceanview Cemetery. 
Mrs. Barnes was a lifetime member of Beaufort Pentecostal Holiness Church, now Maranatha Pentecostal Holiness Church. She was employed with Capt. Bill's Restaurant until 1970. 
She is survived by four daughters, Ann Mason of Virginia, Sara Mason Hunt of Newport, Karen Costa of Beaufort and Teresa Hughes of Georgia; two sons, Teddy Barnes of Beaufort and Joseph Giffin of Morehead City; four sisters, Alice Noe of Mississippi, Irene Southerland of Newport and Shelia Mason and Ruth Congelton, both of Beaufort; 14 grandchildren, Tina Rogers, Sharon Equial, George Equial, Beverly Wilson, Joyce Ann Johnson, Linda Sargent, Debra Kozlenko, Bobby Norman, Marie Leija, Virginia Apple, Vonnie Marie Seabach, Renee Allen Hunt, Adam Costa and Brandon Giffin; and 14 great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore A. Barnes; a daughter, Vonda Allen Mason; and a son, Maxton Mason. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 11/17/00

Walton Leroy Wigwall, 80; service to be Saturday 
Walton ``Walter'' Leroy Wigwall, 80, of Beaufort, died Monday at Carteret General Hospital. 
His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Queen Street Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. William Ellison officiating. Burial will follow in Oceanview Cemetery. 
He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the senior choir at Queen Street Missionary Baptist Church, Beaufort. 
Mr. Wigwall is survived by two brothers, Wilbert Davis of Beaufort and Charles W. Davis of the Bronx, N.Y. 
Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary of New Bern. 
Published 11/17/00

Harry Q. Williams, 81, Henderson; service scheduled for 3 p.m. Tuesday 
Harry Q. Williams, 81, of Henderson, formerly of Newport, died Friday at home. 
He was a retired county agent with N.C. State University's Cooperative Extension Service, serving in Greene, Wake and Bertie counties before moving to Vance County in 1961. 
He received the Distinguished Service Award in 1971. After his retirement in 1979, he served for almost a decade as sales supervisor for the Henderson Tobacco Market. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Phillipines and Japan. He attended Newport River Primitive Baptist Church in Newport. 
His funeral will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Newport River Primitive Baptist Church, with elder J.M. Horne officiating. Burial will follow in Amariah Garner Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Munden Funeral Home, Morehead City, Monday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. 
He is survived by his wife, Mildred Jewell Taylor Simmons of Henderson; two sons, Harry Q. Simmons Jr. of Caswell Beach and Alva Taylor ``Buddy'' Simmons of Charlotte; and a sister, Signa Rose S. Roberts of Newport. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice. 
Published 12/3/00

Gertrude N. Salter, 71, Sea Level; graveside service is 1 p.m. Tuesday 
Gertrude Neilson Salter, 79, formerly of Sea Level, died Friday at her home in Norfolk, Va. 
A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Styron Creek Cemetery in Sea Level, with the Rev. Edward Kirkpatrick officiating. 
Mrs. Salter retired from Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Va. 
She is survived by her daughter, Kay Mishoe of Norfolk, Va.; a son, Russell Salter of Chesapeake, Va.; and seven grandchildren. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory, Morehead City. 
Published 12/3/00

Etta M. Umstead, 88; funeral set for Monday 
Etta M. Umstead, 88, of Beaufort, died Friday at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City. 
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church, Bahama, with the Rev. Ron Snider officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. 
Mrs. Umstead was born and reared in Person County. She attended Roxboro High School. She was involved in Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church for more than 55 years and was a member of the Fidelis Sunday School Class. 
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Malcolm B. Umstead, of the home; a daughter, Kitty Boersma and husband, Tom, of San Diego, Calif.; a son, Michael Umstead and his wife, Jean, of Beaufort; a grandson, Gregory Mark Umstead of Durham; a sister-in-law, Evelyn Clarke; a brother and sister-in-law, Norfleet and Melba Jean Umstead; several nieces and nephews. 
The family will receive visitors this evening from 7-9 p.m. at Howerton-Brynn Funeral Home. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be directed to the Salvation Army, or a chairty of one's choice. 
Local arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory of Morehead City. 
Published Dec 12, 2000

John B. Moore, 80; Gloucester native 
John B. Moore, 80, of Portsmouth, Va., died Dec. 3. He was a native of Gloucester. 
A funeral was held Thursday in Greenlawn Mausoleum Chapel in Portsmouth, Va., by Dr. Archie Corbin Jr. Entombment followed in Greenlawn Memorial Mausoleum. 
Mr. Moore was a retired grocer and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. 
He is survived by his wife, Jessie J. Moore; a daughter, Suzanne M. Burch of Sharpsburg, Ga.; three sons, John B. Moore Jr. of Portsmouth, Radford H. Moore of Chesapeake and M. Glynn Moore of Suffolk; two sisters, Rita Bewley and Mildred Duncan, both of Morehead City; a brother, Durwood Moore of Wilmington; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
Arrangements were by Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth, Va. 
Published Dec 12, 2000

Samuel T. Oliver; Cape Carteret resident   
Samuel T. Oliver, 77, of Cape Carteret died Saturday at his home. 
Arrangements will be announced by Brooks Funeral Home & Crematory of Morehead City. 
Published Dec 12, 2000


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