Miscellaneous New Hanover County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Butler, Gerald Timothy, of Hampstead formerly of Greenlawn, NY died Feb. 5. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Hampstead United Methodist Church.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Hand, Lela Ballard, 89, of 101 N. McCullen St. died Tuesday at Huntington Health Care Center. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Sand Hill AME Church, Whitestocking community. Burial will be in Sand Hill Community. Dunn Funeral Home, Burgaw.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Yates, Beatrice, 92, of 8470 Point Caswell Road, Atkinson, died Sunday at Huntington Health Care Center, Burgaw. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Lakes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Atkinson. Burial will be in Lakes Chapel Cemetery. Dunn Funeral Home, Burgaw.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Hicks, Kiazer Wilson, 82, of 256 Stoney Road, Burgaw died Wednesday at Cape Fear Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at New Pike Creek AME Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Dunn Funeral Home, Burgaw.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Price, Garland Lawton, 81, of Westside Senior House, Burgaw died Monday. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at Forrest Hills Baptist Church. Entombment will be at Riverview Memorial Park Mausoleum. Harrell's Funeral Home, Burgaw.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Pike, George Harold, died Wednesday at home. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Winter Park Presbyterian Church. Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Purdie, Nicie, 94, of 8164 Old Highway 74, Evergreen, died Sunday at Premier Living, Lake Waccamaw. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Center Baptist Church, Bladenboro. Burial will be in Kelly Cemetery. Peoples Funeral Home, Whiteville.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Haywood, Ezekiel Jr., 59, of 615 Blue Jean Road, Whiteville, died Sunday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at East Columbus High School, Lake Waccamaw. Burial will be in Restwell Cemetery, Bolton. Peoples Funeral Home, Whiteville.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Williams, Herman, 52, of 3207 Silver Spoon Road, Whiteville died Monday at Southeastern Regional Medical Center, Lumberton. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Kelly Cemetery, Bladenboro. Peoples Funeral Home, Whiteville.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Hickman, Grover Lee, 77, of 1247 Bennett Loop Road, Loris, S.C. died Tuesday at Loris Community Hospital. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Peoples Funeral Home Chapel, Whiteville. Burial will be in Stephens-Wright Cemetery, Tabor City.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Riley, Charles "Babe," of 147 Spring Ave. died Monday at Britthaven of Jacksonville. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Daisy Fields Jordan Memorial Chapel.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Russell, Corine Johnson, 66, of 1202 Kornegay Ave. died Sunday at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Union Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Pine Forest Cemetery. Jordan Funeral Home.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Brown, Ella Mae, of 244 Greendale Drive died Tuesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Holy Covenant Holy Church. Burial will be in the church Cemetery, Winnabow. Jordan Funeral Home.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Clark, Kennith Trent, of Charlotte formerly of 819 S. Seventh St. died. Arrangements will be announced by Jordan Funeral Home.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Vereen, Brenda, of Brooklyn, NY formerly of Wilmington died. Arrangements will be announced by Jordan Funeral Home.
[Published March 02, 2001]

McClammy, Freddie, formerly of Hampstead died Sunday at Edger Nursing Home, Staten Island, N.Y. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Manhollow Missionary Baptist Church, Hampstead. Burial will be in Edgecombe Community Cemetery. French I. Davis Funeral Home.
[Published March 02, 2001]

King, Helen, of 4205 Princess Place Drive formerly of Castle Hayne died Tuesday at Cape Fear Hospital. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Mount Roney Baptist Church. Burial will be in Calvary Memorial Cemetery. Adkins-Drain Funeral Service South Eighth Street.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Fairs, Audrey, of 515 N. 11th St. formerly of 1020 Rankin St. died Tuesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be at noon Saturday at Shiloh Baptist Church. Burial will be in Calvary Memorial Cemetery. Adkins-Drain Funeral Service South Eighth Street.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Sanders, Frances, 85, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel, Goldsboro. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Pearsall, Clarence, 70, died Monday at home. The funeral will be at 11:30 Saturday at Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel, Goldsboro. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Hargrove, Moses, died Wednesday at Sunbridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Mount Olive. Arrangements will be announced by Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel, Goldsboro.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Watson, Lela B., 81, of Clarendon died Tuesday at Columbus County Hospital. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Sweet Home Baptist Church. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Tabor City. Inman Funeral Home, Tabor City.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Ramsey, Charli' Elizabeth, 9, of Atkinson died Tuesday at UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, Burgaw. Burial will be in Atkinson Cemetery.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Branch, Lois Mae, 92, of Wallace died Thursday at Pen-Du Rest Home. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Henderson Family Cemetery. Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, Burgaw.
[Published March 02, 2001]

PettiJohn, Philip L., 49, of Country Club Drive, Shallotte died Wednesday at Brunswick Community Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte.
[Published March 02, 2001]

Miller, William H., of 723 Clarendon Ave., Southport died Monday at the VA Medical Center, Fayetteville. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Southport. McCoy-Greene Funeral Home, Southport.
[Published March 02, 2001]

George, Leila Bertha Sloan "Lena," 101, of Tom Sessions Road, Whiteville died Monday at Southeastern Rehabilitation Center, Fayetteville. The funeral will be at noon today at Sandy Plain Missionary Baptist Church, Clarkton. Burial will be in Welches Creek Cemetery. Smith Funeral Home, Whiteville.
[Published March 02, 2001]

B.E. 'BILL' HUFFINE
B.E. "Bill" Huffine of Wilmington, North Carolina, died Wednesday, February 28, 2001 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
He was born August 1, 1925 in Putnam County, Tennessee to Melvin C. Huffine and Flossie Huffine.
After attending Tennessee Technological Institute in Cookeville, Tennessee, Mr. Huffine worked in the housing and construction industry before moving to Wilmington in 1957 where he remained active as a real estate and business broker until his death.
Mr. Huffine was active in professional and civic affairs, having served as President of the Wilmington Board of Realtors and the North Carolina Azalea Festival, and as an Elder and Clerk of the Session for St. Andrews Covenant Presbyterian Church. He was an avid hunter and sportsman and served as President of the North Carolina Trial Association, and as a member of the Advisory Committee of the North Carolina Wildlife Commission.
Mr. Huffine is survived by his wife of 53 years, Martha E. Huffine a daughter, Susan H. Mercer and husband Jeff Mercer; a son, David E. Huffine and wife Anne B. Huffine; five grandchildren, Heather M. Mercer, Justin E. Mercer, Lauren E. Mercer, William B. Huffine and Leigh A. Huffine, all of Wilmington; and one nephew, Richard C. Patton of Palm Harbor Florida.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2001 at St. Andrews Covenant Presbyterian Church by Rev. Steven Hein and Rev. David Jenkins. Interment will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Friday, March 2, 2001 between 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be considered for the Annie Lynn Gregg Loan Fund of St. Andrews Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1416 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28401, The American Lung Association, P.O. Box 40236, Fayetteville, NC 28309 or The North Carolina Wildlife Endowment Fund, c/o North Carolina Resources Commission, 512 North Salisbury St., 1701 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1701.
Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel.
[Published March 02, 2001]

MR. JOSEPH CRANE WEEKS
ROCKY POINT - Joseph Crane Weeks, 66, died Thursday, March 1, 2001, at his home after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Mr. Weeks was born July 19, 1934 in Garrett County, MD and was the son of the late Raymond L. and Gladys Crane Weeks.
He was employed in the insurance industry for twenty-three years as an agent for State Farm Insurance Company and a regional sales manager for Federal Kemper Insurance Company. In later years, he was the owner of an after market auto and truck parts business in Hagerstown, MD, from which he retired in 1996. He was a US Army veteran. He was a member of Rocky Point Baptist Church, Rocky Point, NC.
Surviving are his wife of forty-four years, Joann Hollen Weeks; son, Joseph C. Weeks II of Rocky Point, NC; daughter, Jennifer C. Hoyt and husband, Larry of Pinellas Park, FL; grandson, Zachary Hoyt of Pinellas Park, FL; sisters, Marjorie W. DeBerry of Cocoa, FL, Jo-Ann Dodge, his twin sister, of Finksburg, MD and Rayma Jean Weeks of Mt. Lake Park, MD; and brother, Ralph H. Weeks, who preceded him in death.
Memorial service will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2001, at Rocky Point Baptist Church, Rocky Point, NC with the Rev. Darryll Hester officiating.
A funeral service will be held at Durst Funeral Home Chapel, Oakland, MD, with the Rev. Donald Wilson officiating.
Burial will follow in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Oakland, MD.
The family will receive friends at Durst Funeral Home, Oakland, MD.
Memorial gifts may be given to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 725-A Wellington Ave., Wilmington, NC 28401 or Rocky Point Baptist Church, 50 Porter's Lane, Rocky Point, NC 28457.
Courtesy of Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, Burgaw.
[Published March 02, 2001]

MARIAN S. DANIEL
Marian S. Daniel of Wilmington, NC died Thursday, March 1, 2001 at Liberty Commons Assisted Living.
She was born January 5, 1912 in Wilmington, NC, daughter of the late Albert and Margaret Keys Small, and was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Math Daniel.
Mrs. Daniel was a member of First Christian Church. She was a volunteer for many years at the Senior Citizens Center and the American Red Cross. Mrs. Daniel worked as a dietician at James Walker Hospital and at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Surviving are her two sons, Sam W. Daniel Sr. and wife Helen of Durham, NC and Dr. Robert M. Daniel and wife Kathy of Tahlequah, OK; three grandchildren, Sam W. Daniel Jr., Charlotte Daniel, and Anderson Daniel.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2001 in Oakdale Cemetery by Rev. Daniel Webster.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Research Foundation, 15825 Shady Grove Rd., Ste. 140, Rockville, MD 20850, or Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 725-A Wellington Ave., Wilmington, NC 28401.
Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel.
[Published March 02, 2001]

HARRY R0BINS0N McCARTNEY
Harry Robinson McCartney of Wilmington, NC died Wednesday, February 28, 2001 at his residence.
He was born March 11, 1923 in Wilmington, NC, son of the late Harry C. and Ila Byers McCartney.
Mr. McCartney was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, and was a veteran of the Army Air Force. He was a Firefighter for the City of Wilmington, retiring after twenty years of service, after which he worked at Wal-Mart of Monkey Junction.
Surviving are his wife, Janice Craig McCartney of the home; four children, Brenda Faye Colvin of Virginia Beach, VA, Harry Eugene McCartney and wife Flora of Milton, FL, Steven Wayne McCartney and wife Tonya of Wilmington, NC, and Janice Marie Johns and husband Douglas of Wilmington, NC; seven granddaughters; and one brother, Richard Byers McCartney of Wilmington, NC.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2001 in Oleander Memorial Gardens by Dr. Marc Drake.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Andrews Mortuary, Valley Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 423 N. 23rd St., Wilmington, NC 28405.
Andrews Mortuary, Valley Chapel.
[Published March 02, 2001]

ALMA EARLE FULLWOOD
ELIZABETHTOWN - Alma Earle Fullwood, 79, died Wednesday, February 28th, 2001 at home. She was retired as a floral artist associated with several florists in Wilmington and Wallace Florist in Elizabethtown.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, March 3rd at 2:00 p.m. at Oakdale Cemetery, 520 North 15th Street, Wilmington, NC with the Reverend David Elks officiating.
Survivors include: a sister, Dorothy Merritt of Scotts Hill, NC; a brother, Rodney Fullwood of Jacksonville, FL and her dear and loving friend, Mattie Ward of Elizabethtown and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Friday, March 2nd from 2 - 4 at Kinlaw Funeral Home in Elizabethtown and from 7 - 9 at Andrews Mortuary, Valley Chapel, 4108 South College Road in Wilmington.
Arrangements by Kinlaw Funeral Home and Andrews Mortuary.
[Published March 02, 2001]

CLARENCE J. BROWN
BURLINGTON - Clarence J. Brown passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2001 after an extended period of declining health.
Mr. Brown was born in 1913 in Duplin County, NC and grew up in the town of Warsaw. He graduated in 1934 from North Carolina State College with a degree in Electrical Engineering. The following year he joined the Duke Power Company in Winston-Salem.
After America's entry into World War II, Mr. Brown enlisted in 1942 with the U.S. Navy. He enrolled in an intensive training program in radar theory and maintenance, and for most of the War was assigned to Carrier Aircraft Service Unit Two stationed in Hawaii.
After the War, Mr. Brown secured employment with the Western Electric Company and eventually transferred to its affiliated company, Bell Laboratories. Until he retired in 1975, his career was devoted to the development of radar systems supporting our nation's anti-aircraft and, later, anti-ballistic missile systems.
Mr. Brown will be remembered for his lifelong passion for playing the piano. He was also a supporter of libraries and was particularly proud to have been named a Director Emeritus of the Friends of the Library, Elon College.
A resident of Burlington, NC since 1951, he is survived by his devoted wife Mildred Jones Brown of Burlington, brother Lee Brown and his wife Jean of Warsaw, NC, son Gordon Brown and his wife Claudia of Raleigh, NC, daughter Jane Frost Anderson and her husband Frank of Spartanburg, SC, granddaughter Katie Wall and her children Deborah Jane and Alexandra, all of Spartanburg, SC.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 2 at the First Presbyterian Church in Burlington. The family will receive friends in Calvin Hall immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to support the Elon University Library in Elon, N.C.
[Published March 02, 2001]

FRANCENE BUGG
Francene Bugg, 82, died February 27 in Germantown, TN, following a long illness. She leaves her husband of 64 years, George M. Bugg.
She also leaves four children, Frank M. Bugg (JoAnn) of Huntsville, AL, Dr. William Bugg (Ginny) of Birmingham, AL, Fran Bugg of Tallahassee, FL, and Vicki Blacet (Paul) of Wilmington, NC. In addition, she leaves two sisters, Jane M. Pople (the late A.R.) of Germantown, and Martha M. Wood (Jim) of Forest Park, GA, 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. And Mrs. Frank E. Maxwell of Memphis, and her brother, Frank F. Maxwell of Conroe, TX.
Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Friday, March 2, at the First Baptist Church of Memphis, where three generations of her family have been members. Services will be at 11 a.m., also at the church, with burial service following at Memphis Memorial Park. Memphis Funeral Home officiating. The family suggests memorials to First Baptist Church, 200 East Parkway N., Memphis, TN 38112, or any local Alzheimer's Association.
[Published March 02, 2001]

B.E. 'BILL' HUFFINE
B.E. "Bill" Huffine of Wilmington, North Carolina, died Wednesday, February 28, 2001, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
He was born August 1, 1925, in Putnam County, Tennessee, to Melvin C. Huffine and Flossie Huffine.
After attending Tennessee Technological Institute in Cookeville, Tennessee, Mr. Huffine worked in the housing and construction industry before moving to Wilmington in 1957 where he remained active as a real estate and business broker until his death.
Mr. Huffine was active in professional and civic affairs, having served as President of the Wilmington Board of Realtors and the North Carolina Azalea Festival, and as an Elder and Clerk of the Session for St. Andrews Covenant Presbyterian Church. He was an avid hunter and sportsman and served as President of the North Carolina Trial Association, and as a member of the Advisory Committee of the North Carolina Wildlife Commission.
Mr. Huffine is survived by his wife of 53 years, Martha E. Huffine a daughter, Susan H. Mercer and husband Jeff Mercer; a son, David E. Huffine and wife Anne B. Huffine; five grandchildren, Heather M. Mercer, Justin E. Mercer, Lauren E. Mercer, William B. Huffine and Leigh A. Huffine, all of Wilmington; and one nephew, Richard C. Patton of Palm Harbor Florida.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2001, at St. Andrews Covenant Presbyterian Church by Rev. Steven Hein and Rev. David Jenkins. Interment will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be John J. Burney Jr., Bruce B. Cameron Jr., W. Hall Watters, Charles W. Wells, William B. Liles and Delmer B. Seitter. Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the Evans Bible Class of St. Andrews Covenant Presbyterian Church and H.C. "Slim" Wallace.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be considered for the Annie Lynn Gregg Loan Fund of St. Andrews Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1416 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28401, The American Lung Association, P.O. Box 40236, Fayetteville, NC 28309 or The North Carolina Wildlife Endowment Fund, c/o North Carolina Resources Commission, 512 North Salisbury St., 1701 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1701.
Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel.

ALMA EARLE FULLWOOD
ELIZABETHTOWN - Alma Earle Fullwood, 79, died Wednesday, February 28th, 2001, at home. She was retired as a floral artist associated with several florists in Wilmington and Wallace Florist in Elizabethtown.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, March 3rd at 3:00 p.m. at Oakdale Cemetery, 520 North 15th Street, Wilmington, NC, with the Reverend David Elks officiating.
Survivors include: a sister, Dorothy Merritt of Scotts Hill, NC; a brother, Rodney Fullwood of Jacksonville, FL; and her dear and loving friend, Mattie Ward of ElizabethTown; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held on Friday, March 2nd from 2 - 4 at Kinlaw Funeral Home in Elizabethtown and from 7 - 9 at Andrews Mortuary, Valley Chapel, 4108 South College Road in Wilmington.
Arrangements by Kinlaw Funeral Home and Andrews Mortuary.

JAMES IAN McPHERSON PHILLIPS
James Ian McPherson Phillips of Castle Hayne died Thursday, March 1, 2001, in Cape Fear Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Saskatchewan, Canada, on June 14, 1913, and was the son of the late Peter Anderson Phillips and Sarah Rogers Phillips, and was preceded in death by his sister Miss Clara Phillips.
Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Vera Forshner Phillips of the home; two sisters, Sadie Lumby of Ontario, Canada, and Ellen Scragg of Ottawa, Canada, and brother-in-law and sister-in-law Harvey and Gladys Forshner of Edmonton, Alberta.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 5, 2001, at Oakdale Cemetery by Fred Padrick.
Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel.

IRMA NANCY WEBB WHEELER
Irma Nancy Webb Wheeler, 77, lately of Bolivia, NC, died Friday, March 2, 2001, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center in Wilmington, NC, after a battle with ovarian cancer. Mrs. Wheeler was born Sept. 8, 1923, in Meadowview, VA, and was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene W. Wheeler, in 1992, her parents, six brothers and two sisters. She was a founding member of West Hopewell Presbyterian Church in Hopewell, VA, and a long-standing member of the Arthur Davis Sunday School Class. She retired from John Randolph Hospital as a Dietetic Technician and a consultant to a medical practice in Hopewell. She earlier graduated from two of Virginia's community colleges. Throughout her life she brought joy to those who knew her and frequently shared her expert abilities in the needle Arts: quilting, crochet and knitting.
Ms. Wheeler is survived by her daughter, Rebecca and her husband George Holdsworth of Bolivia, NC, and their daughters, Content and Nancy Holdsworth of Raleigh, NC; her son, Dwight and daughter-in-law Donna, and their two sons, Christian and Kevin, of Prince George, VA; daughter, Stephanie and husband Allen Thompson, and their son, Jack of Fayetteville, NC; daughter, Susanne and husband David Bohon of Ruthville, VA, Susanne and former husband Larry Sprague's daughter, Michelle and her husband, Brooks Nunnally of Atlanta, GA; her twin sister, Amanda Sprague of Glen Allen, VA; two sisters, Mary Counts and Neta Findley, both of Meadowview, VA. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, but was especially close to Joe and Don Findley and Harold Counts and his friend Frankie Dobbins. The family will receive friends, Sunday, March 4, 2001, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Monday, March 5, 2001, at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral chapel with the Rev. John Lindsay, Pastor of West Hopewell Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment will be in the Appomattox Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that you make contributions in her name to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center, 1406 Physician Dr., Wilmington, NC 28401, or to a charity of your choice. The family wishes to express their appreciation for the support and loving care given by the staff of New Hanover Regional Medical Center, especially nurse Betsy on the 8h Floor and Drs. John Powell, Andrea Foiles, Wesley Robertson, Mitchel Meyer and William McNulty. Words cannot express the appreciation of the family for all the hours of devoted care and understanding given by Hospice and volunteers.

SALLY MITCHELL METZGER
Sally Mitchell Metzger, 74, of 1080 St. Joseph Street, Carolina Beach, NC, died Monday, February 26, 2001, at Mariner Health Care in Wilmington, NC.
She is survived by her husband, William E. Metzger Jr. of the home; two daughters, Patricia Anderson and Catherine Patrick, both of Florence, SC; three grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Carolyn Peet, and husband, Bill of Indianapolis, IN.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Carolina Beach Presbyterian Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cancer Society or the American Heart Assoc.

PHILIP L. PETTIJOHN
SHALLOTTE - Philip L. Pettijohn, 49, formerly of Pittsfield, MA, departed this life after battling cancer, on Wednesday, February 28, 2001, in the Brunswick Community Hospital.
Mr. Pettijohn was born on April 23, 1951, in Pittsfield, MA. He was a son of Virginia Ann Frye Pettijohn and the late Donald Pettijohn.
Mr. Pettijohn was a graduate of Bard College at Simon's Rock in Great Barrington, MA, a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law in Hartford, CN, and a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association. He gave back to his communities throughout his life by serving on the Board of Directors of the NAACP of Monroe County and also was on the Monroe County Cultural Commission, Key West, FL. From 1982 to 1992 he was involved with the Christian Center of Pittsfield, Inc., and volunteered his services to the Berkshire Theatre Festival, as well as working at the Dorothy Amos Early Childhood Education Center. He most recently enjoyed working at the Manice Education Center in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains in Florida, MA.
In addition to his mother, he leaves to cherish his memory his loving and devoted wife, Deborah Pettijohn, and his mother-in-law, Ginger Sugrue, both of Shallotte, NC, as well as his loving son, Winthrop Christell Evans and his wife, Denni, and granddaughter, Arianna Marlow Evans, and his daughter, Morgan Bryant, all of Pittsfield. He will be sadly missed by one brother; Alfred Pettijohn and wife, Lisa, Scottsdale, AZ, and five sisters; Jane Hazel St. John, Eve Pettijohn, Janis Anderson and husband, Dwayne, Paula Pettijohn, and Gail Pettijohn Waton, all of Pittsfield, as well as his brother-in-law, Dennis Waton, Orlando, FL; also many sisters and brothers-in-law of his wife's family and many beloved aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 5, 2001 at the Price Memorial AME Zion Church, 163 Linden Street, Pittsfield, MA, by the Rev. Willard Durant.
Family request in lieu of flowers that memorials may be made to Christodora-Manice Education Center, 666 Broadway St, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10012-2317.
Brunswick Funeral Service & Crematory, Shallotte, NC.


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