Miscellaneous Carteret County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Walter I. Smith, 73; service was today 
Walter I. Smith, 73, of Newport, died Wednesday at Britthaven of Newport. 
His funeral was to be at 2 p.m. today at Munden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy Outland officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery. 
Mr. Smith was a member of Newport Baptist Church. 
He is survived by his wife, Annie Smith; a daughter, Carolyn Dixon of Mill Creek; a sister, Sally Gould of Newport; three brothers, Manley Smith of Newport, Mitchell Smith of Morehead City and A.G. Smith of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; and two grandchildren. 
Memorial donations may be made to Newport Baptist Church, Chatham Street, Newport, N.C. 28570. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 08/10/01

Ava Vera Ballard Brock, 84; service to be private 
Ava Vera Ballard Brock, 84, of Atlantic Beach, died Tuesday at Carteret General Hospital. 
A private family service will be held. 
Mrs. Brock is survived by a daughter, Frankie B. Lovshin of Rocky Mount; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren, 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army, P.O. Box 305, Morehead City, N.C. 28557. 
Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 08/10/01

Sallie L. Griffin, 85; arrangements incomplete 
Sallie L. Griffin, 85, of Swansboro, died Thursday at Carteret General Hospital. 
Arrangements will be announced by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 08/10/01

Elsie H. Walrath, 57; service to be Saturday 
Elsie H. Walrath, 57, of Newport, died Tuesday at Craven Regional Medical Center, New Bern. 
Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Munden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Rowe officiating. Burial will be in Amariah Garner Cemetery, Newport. 
Mrs. Walrath is survived by her husband, Walter M. Walrath; two daughters, Pauline M. Foster of Midwest City, Okla., and Patricia Jane Walrath of Minneapolis, Minn.; a son, Peter J. Walrath of Pittsburgh, Pa.; a sister, F. Nancy Kilmer of New York; and three grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, N.C. Affiliate, 434 Fayetteville Street Mall, Suite 1600, Raleigh, N.C. 27610 or Carteret County Humane Society, P.O. Box 402, Morehead City, N.C. 28570. 
Published 08/10/01

Rena Pearl Hamilton Nobles; service scheduled for today 
Rena Pearl Hamilton Nobles, 86, of Morehead City, died Friday at home. 
A graveside service is planned for 2 p.m. Sunday at Bayview Cemetery with the Rev. Marc Werner officiating. 
Mrs. Nobles is survived by a daughter, Margaret Nobles Scibeck and husband Richard of Huntsville, Ala.; a daughter, Eliza Nobles Worthington and husband Bob of Kinston; a son, John Everett Nobles Jr. and wife Emily of Morehead City; seven grandchildren, Charles Cansler, Richard Scibeck Jr., A.L. Hamilton Nobles, Emily "Emmy" Nobles, John Everett Nobles III, Rena Worthington Davis and Joshua Robert Worthington; and three great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Everett Nobles; her parents, Eliza Farrow McWilliams Hamilton and Alvah Lawrence Hamilton; and a brother, Dr. Alvah L. Hamilton Jr. 
Memorial donations may be made to the Boys and Girls Home of North Carolina, P.O. Box 127, Lake Waccamaw, N.C., 28540. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory of Morehead City. 
Published 10/21/01

Robert Norris, Emerald Isle; arrangements incomplete 
Robert Willingham Norris, 77, of Emerald Isle, died Friday at Carteret General Hospital. 
Arrangements were incomplete at press time and are being handled by Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory of Morehead City. 
Published 10/21/01

James Taylor, Morehead City; arrangements incomplete 
James F. Taylor, 91, of Morehead City, died Friday at Harborview Health Care Center. 
Arrangements will be by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory of Morehead City. 
Published 10/21/01

David Brock, 83, Havelock; funeral scheduled Monday 
David Brock, 83, of Havelock, father of Kenneth Wayne Brock and Linda Faye Best of Newport, died Friday at Craven Regional Medical Center in New Bern. 
Mr. Brock, retired from civil service, was a member of Croatan Free Will Baptist Church, where he was a deacon, and was also a member of Newport Moose Lodge. 
His funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Croatan Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Harry Bryan and the Rev. Michael Ledbetter officiating. 
Burial will follow in Winterville Cemetery. 
In addition to Kenneth Wayne Brock and Linda Faye Best, Mr. Brock is survived by his wife, Sarah Brown Smith Brock of Havelock; sons David Earl Brock of Amarillo, Tex., and Ronald Allen Brock of Wilmington; another daughter, Patricia Ann Gatlin of Leland; a brother, Roy Lee "Dick" Brock of Greenville; four sisters, Runell Brock Guthrie of Highland, Ill., Alice Brock Sutton of Greenville, Lossie Brock Edwards of Grimesland and Cornelia Brock Barton of Washington; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Cotton Funeral Home in New Bern. 
Published 10/21/01

Elliot Monroe, Morehead City; funeral scheduled Monday 
Elliot G. Monroe, 65, a beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather, died Friday at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City. 
He was a member of First Baptist Church in Morehead City, was retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of service and was the former manager of Gethsemane Memorial Park and Carteret Memorial Gardens. 
His funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Morehead City with the Rev. Tom Lamkin officiating. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Park. 
Mr. Monroe is survived by his wife, Judy Monroe of Morehead City, and their children: Vicky Salter and husband Rocky, Barbara Bartlow and husband Tim, John Trent and wife Angela, Michelle Jackson and husband Al; by his brother, Elliot Hawthorne Jr. and wife Linda. 
Also surviving are eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 
The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Sunday at Munden Funeral Home and Crematory in Morehead City. 
Published 10/21/01

Dorothy C. Cameron, 77; funeral set for today 
Dorothy C. Cameron, 77, of Emerald Isle, died Thursday evening at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City. 
Mrs. Cameron was formerly of Durham and was the daughter of the late James Hugh and Allie Mae Wilkins Clark. She retired from Liggett-Myers Tobacco Co. 
Mrs. Cameron is survived by her husband, Kenneth Cameron; a son, Ken "Gene" Cameron and wife Gwynne of Emerald Isle; two sisters, Mabel Baker and Blanche High, both of Durham; a brother, James Harold Clark of Newland; three grandsons, Brian Cameron and wife Katie of Durham, Kevin Cameron of Silver Springs, Md., and Jeremy Wright and wife Rachael of Jacksonville, Fla.; and two great-grandchildren. 
Mrs. Cameron's funeral service will be today at 2 p.m. at Clements Funeral Home in Durham with the Rev. Ron Snider officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park. 
Arrangements are by Clements Funeral Home of Durham. 
Published 12/09/01

William M. Brown, 78; funeral will be Monday 
William M. Brown, 78, of Beaufort, died Thursday at Century Care of the Crystal Coast. 
Mr. Brown was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Navy. He was raised in New Bern. 
A graveside service with military honors will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Edgecombe Memorial Park, Tarboro, with the Rev. Ed Conner of Cobb Memorial Presbyterian Church officiating. 
Mr. Brown is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Brown of Alameda, Calif.; a son, Hunter C. Brown of Emerald Isle; a daughter, Laura D. Brown of Winterville; two brothers, Graham Brown of Bridgeton and Donald Brown of Franklin, Va.; a sister, Claudia Roach of Melbourne, Fla.; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dale Creech Brown, and a son, William M. Brown III. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 53, Morehead City, N.C. 28557. 
Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory. 
Published 12/09/01

Richard Ivor Forrest; funeral was Saturday 
Richard Ivor Forrest, 82, of Emerald Isle, died Thursday at his residence. 
A memorial service was held Saturday at 4 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home Chapel in Swansboro, with the Rev. Robert Otman officiating. 
Mr. Forrest served in the U.S. Army, was a charter member of the Experimental Aircraft Association and loved sailing and building wooden boats. 
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Forrest, of the home; a son, Steven Forrest of Chapel Hill; a daughter, Jan Ward of Norway, Maine; a brother; and two grandchildren. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Carteret County Hospice, P.O. Box 1818, Morehead City, N.C. 28557. 
Published 12/09/01

Shirley Ann Bugos, Stella; arrangements incomplete 
Shirley Ann Bugos, 72, of Stella, died Saturday at Craven Regional Medical Center in New Bern. 
Arrangements will be by Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory of Morehead City. 
Published 12/09/01

Carolyn White Twigg, 57; service planned for tonight 
Carolyn White Twigg, 57, of Cape Carteret, died Tuesday at home. 
Her funeral will be at 6:30 tonight at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service Chapel, Knightdale. 
Mrs. Twigg was born Oct. 3, 1944, in Newport News, Va., to the late Lonnie Gilbert White and the late Nell Williamson White. She owned and operated Perfect Touch Hairstyling of Raleigh before she retired. She moved to Cape Carteret, where she worked with her son. 
She is survived by her husband, Richard Edward Twigg; two sons, Richard Edward "Ricky" Twigg Jr. of Raleigh and Troy Gilbert Twigg of Emerald Isle; a sister, Gaylene W. Goodwin of Apex; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service of Knightdale. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cedar Point Pentecostal Holiness Church, Children's Playground Fund, 150 Bluff Road, Cedar Point, N.C. 28584 
Published 2/01/02

Earnestine Mattocks White, 62; service will be Saturday 
Earnestine Mattocks White, 62, of Pollocksville, died Monday at Craven Regional Medical Center, New Bern. 
Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Free Will Chapel Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. George Joyner officiating. Burial will be in Haiti Cemetery, Trenton. 
Mrs. White was a member of Free Will Chapel Free Will Baptist Church and sang in the choir at St. Stephens A.M.E. Zion Church, Maysville. She was a missionary who ministered to the sick and shut-ins. 
She is survived by her husband, Jack Thomas White of the home; five daughters, Cynthia D. Young of Seoul, South Korea, Felicia "Tru" James of Pollocksville, Shirley Smith of Newport, Cleo Glathe of Jacksonville and Vandella Bradley of Raleigh; a son, Jack Thomas White Jr. of Maysville; 10 sisters, Ida Mae Mattocks, Estella Chapman and Lillie B. Smith, all of Maysville, Nettie Wilson of New York, Irene Stanton, Katie M. Baker, Jennifer Garmon and Carolyn Brookshire, all of Jacksonville, Clara B. Kornegay of Virginia Beach, Va., and Vivian Allen of Killeen, Texas; three brothers, Rudolph W. Mattocks Jr. and Lynton Mattocks, both of Maysville, and Calvin E. Mattocks of Wilmington; 20 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. 
The viewing will be from noon to 7 p.m. today at Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home of New Bern and for one hour prior to the service at the church. 
The family will receive friends at the home. 
Published 2/01/02

Elmer 'Pete' Peterson, 80; graveside service Monday 
Elmer "Pete" Peterson, 80, of New Bern, died Friday at his home. 
A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Highway 24 west of Morehead City, with the Rev. Henry Swanzey officiating. 
A native of North Chicago, Ill., he retired from the U.S. Marine Corps and was a member of the U.S. Golf Association, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Fleet Reserve and Cherry Point Masonic Lodge No. 688. He was a Shriner. He was an avid golfer and will be missed by many friends. 
He is survived by his wife, Rose Peterson, of New Bern; a daughter, Barbara Peterson of Lake Forest, Ill.; two brothers, Howard Peterson and his wife, Shirley, of Gurnee, Ill., and Henry Peterson and his wife, Sandy, of Stafford, Va.; a sister-in-law, Rose Mary Peterson of Libertyville, Ill.; and a grandson, Daniel Peterson of Lake Forest, Ill. 
His son, Jeffrey Peterson, and his brothers, Paul and Leonard Peterson, preceded him in death. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Craven County Hospice Foundation, P.O. Drawer 1261, New Bern, N.C. 28561. 
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. this evening at Munden Funeral Home. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. 
Published 6/02/02

Joe Allen Denton, 70; funeral 2 p.m. Monday 
Gunnery Sgt. Joe Allen Denton, U.S. Marine Corps Retired, 70, of Maysville, died Thursday, May 23, at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. 
He was the father of Donna Denton Heisman of Morehead City and Dranda Denton Creech of Swansboro. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Jones Funeral Home, Swansboro Chapel, with the Rev. Ralph Elder officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow at Seaside Memorial Park. 
He is also survived by his wife, Sybil Ann Fuller Denton, of the home; two sons, Joe Denton and Jeff Denton, both of Wilmington; another daughter, Dianne Denton Olds of Jacksonville; two brothers, Odell Denton and David Best, both of Chickamauga, Ga.; one sister, Claudette Morgan of Chickamauga, Ga.; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends this evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home, Swansboro. 
Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home, Swansboro. 
Published 6/02/02

Steven Potter, 35; memorial service Monday 
Steven Potter, 35, of Morehead City, died Thursday at his home. A memorial service will be held 7:30 p.m. Monday at Munden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Allen Stocks officiating. 
He is survived by his father, Ronald Potter, and his wife, Sally, of Loudon, Tenn.; a sister, Kim Malbon of Newport; two step-sisters, Kimberly Hoover and Beverly Hoover; his paternal grandmother, Genevieve Potter of Denver, Colo.; a niece, Erin Klein; and a nephew, Justin Klein, both of Newport. 
The family will receive friends from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. following the service. 
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to the Carteret County Humane Society Inc., P.O. Box 402, Morehead City, N.C. 28557. 
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City.
Published 6/02/02

Simmons 
Fannie Mae White Simmons, 48, of Midway Park died Friday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. 
She was the sister of Idella Taylor of Hubert. 
Services were today (Wednesday) at First Baptist Church Georgetown in Jacksonville with the Rev. James Brown officiating. Burial followed at Georgetown Memorial Park. 
Other survivors include her husband, Charlie Simmons; her father, Gary Lee White of New York; her mother, Ruth M. White of Midway Park; four daughters, Glorlene White of Portsmont, Va., Tonilene Ward and Aisha Brown, both of Jacksonville and Amy F. White of Fort Lee, Va.; two brothers, Roy White and Frankie White, both of Jacksonville; two other sisters, Mary Jones of New York, N.Y., and Arlene McCarter of Jacksonville; and her grandmother, Everlene Ruffin of Midway Park. 
December 2, 1998

Brownley
Robert Foy "Snookie" Brownley Sr., 50, of Hubert died Sunday in Wilmington. 
Services will take place Thursday at 2 p.m. at Oak Grove Methodist Church with the Rev. Andy R. Brownley and the Rev. Roy Wayne officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Methodist Church Cemetery. 
Survivors include his wife, Pam-ela Brownley of Hubert; a son, Robert Brownley Jr. of Wilmington; two daughters, Tabitha Brownley and Tamera Howell, both of Ohio; a granddaughter, Kayla Moore of Ohio; a grandson, Logan Howell of Ohio; his mother, Lena Brownley of Hubert; three brothers, Tommy Brownley of Hubert, Andy Brownley of Georgia and Leonard Brownley of Bear Creek; a sister, Judy Cannon of Ohio; a daughter-in-law, Kim Brownley of Wilmington; his mother-in-law, Ruby Wilson of Hubert; and extended family and many, many loving friends. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight (Wednesday) at Jones Funeral Home in Swansboro.
Feb. 20, 1999

Hubert 
Paul Louis Hubert, 38, of Swansboro died Sunday in Havelock. 
No services are planned. 
Survivors include two daughters, Ariana Hubert Saunders and Olivia Hubert 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. 
Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Feb. 20, 1999

Miles 
Robert "Bob" Waldo Miles, 68, of Maysville died Sunday at his home. 
He was the father of Robert "Bob" W. Miles Jr. of Hubert. 
Services will take place Thursday at 11 a.m. at Sayland Funeral Home in Maysville with the Rev. Joseph C. Parker officiating. Burial will follow at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery. 
A native of Middlesex, Vt., he was an Army veteran and a retired carpenter. 
Other survivors include his wife, Marion Barclay Miles; a daughter, Marjorie A. Parker of Jacksonville; a sister, Barbara Alexander of Burbank, Calif.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends tonight (Wednesday) from 7:30 to 9 at the funeral home.
Feb. 20, 1999

Brown 
Lucille Gore Brown, 77, of Warsaw died Saturday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. 
She was the sister of Eloise Lanier of Hubert and Annie Grace Futrell and Angeline Collins, both of Swansboro. 
Services were Monday at the Padgett Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Farrell Miller officiating. Burial followed at Devotional Gardens in Warsaw. 
She was a native of Duplin County and was a member of Faith Baptist Church. 
Other survivors include her husband, Henry Brown of the home; two daughters, Henrietta Baxter of Rose Hill and Jane Pridgen of Warsaw; one brother, Ray Gore of Warsaw; and seven grandchildren.
Feb. 20, 1999

Stanley 
Juanita Huffman Stanley, 85, of Swansboro died Saturday at Onslow Memorial Hospital. 
Services were Tuesday at Jones Funeral Home in Swansboro with the Rev. Chris Driggs officiating. Burial followed at Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. 
Survivors include a son, Charles Douglas Stanley of Swansboro; a daughter-in-law, Brenda Sullivan Stanley of Wilmington; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Feb. 20, 1999

Barrowman 
Robert James Barrowman, 62, of Cape Carteret died Friday at his home. 
Services were Sunday at Cape Carteret Baptist Church with the Rev. Kevin Clubb officiating. Burial followed at Gethsemane Memorial Park in Morehead City. 
He was a member of Cape Carteret Baptist Church. 
Survivors include his wife, Joann L. Barrowman of the home; three sons, Kevin Barrowman of St. Augustine, Fla., and Edward Barrowman and Charles Barrowman, both of Cape Carteret; two daughters, Roberta Layne of Mooresburg, Tenn., and Rebecca Riggs of Coeburn, Va.; a brother, David Barrowman of Winston-Salem; a sister, Virginia B. Adkins of Coeburn; his mother, Ruby R. Barrowman of Coeburn; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Feb. 20, 1999

Clark 
Carol L. Clark, 53, of Bogue died Friday at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City. 
Services were Sunday at Munden Funeral Home Chapel in Morehead City with the Rev. Dr. Randy Outland officiating. Burial followed at Amariah Garner Cemetery in Newport. 
Survivors include her husband, James Clark of the home; two sons, Jim Clark of Newport and John Clark of Bogue; her mother, Agnes Heers of Almon, N.Y.; and two grandchildren. 
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Feb. 20, 1999


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