|Saturday, July 29, 2000
Anders, Franklin E., of Lake Waccamaw died Wednesday at
Columbus County Hospital. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Little
Wheel of Hope Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Cutler Cemetery.
Smith Funeral Home, Whiteville.
Baker, William "Bill" Carl, of Carolina Beach died Wednesday
at home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Seaside Chapel. Burial
will be in Federal Point Cemetery. Andrews Mortuary, Valley Chapel.
Johnson, Grace Yandell, of Carolina Beach died Tuesday
at home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Andrews Mortuary, Valley
Chapel. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Pennington, Bessie Gillum, died Wednesday at home. A graveside
service will be at 4 p.m. today in Oakdale Cemetery. Andrews Mortuary,
Martin, Liston, of Baltimore, formerly of Wilmington,
died Thursday at Bonsecours Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by
Adkins-Drain Funeral Service, South Eighth Street.
Rivenbark, Marie Wells, 90, died Thursday at Cape Fear
Hospital. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Quinn-McGowen Funeral
Home Chapel, Burgaw. Burial will be in Riverview Memorial Park, Watha.
Johnson, Antwain, 26, of 614 S. 12th St. died Friday at
New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Burial will be in Jordan Funeral Home.
Williams, James Earl "Bud," 55, of 522 N. Pine St., Warsaw,
died Wednesday at Duplin General Hospital, Kenansville. The funeral will
be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Prayer of Faith Church. Burial will be in Devotional
Gardens. Rhodes Funeral Home, Warsaw.
Nixon, Alberta Croom, of 114 S. Eighth St. died Thursday
at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center. A memorial service will be at 3
p.m. Tuesday at Daisy Fields Jordan Memorial Chapel.
Jones, Lillie Mae, of 16345 U.S. 17 N., Hampstead, died
Monday at Woodbury Wellness Center. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today
at William Love Grove Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Jordan Funeral Home.
Sloan, Donald, formerly of Wilmington, died Sunday in
Jacksonville, Fla. The funeral will be today in Jacksonville, Fla. Jordan
Hall, Lareatha, of 509 Wooster St. died Tuesday at New
Hanover Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at
Daisy Fields Jordan Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Dark Branch Cemetery.
Gore, Ruth Mabel Cox, 90, of Tabor City died Thursday
at Loris Extended Care Facility. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at
Old Zion Wesleyan Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Horne, John "Bill" W., 82, of Chadbourn died Thursday
at home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Avants Chapel. Burial
will be in the Horne Cemetery. Worthington Funeral Home, Chadbourn.
Herring, James Dalley "Jimmy," of Hampstead died Thursday
at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday
at Scotts Hill Baptist Church. Burial will be in Sea Lawn Memorial Park.
Andrews Mortuary, Hampstead Chapel.
Houston, Raymond Elwood, 75, of Grifton, formerly of Beulaville,
died Thursday at Pitt Memorial Hospital, Greenville. The funeral will be
at 2 p.m. Sunday at Community Funeral Home Chapel, Beulaville. Burial will
be in East Duplin Memorial Gardens.
Dunbar, Alice, of 6429 Patrick Drive, N.E., Leland, died
Monday at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center. The funeral will be at 1:30
p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Hall Family
Cemetery. French I. Davis Funeral Home.
DeVane, James E., 75, of 2406 Ivanhoe Road, Ivanhoe died
Wed|nesday at home. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Royal Chapel
Baptist Church, Harrells. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Carter
Funeral Home, Garland.
Bishop, Charles M., 70, of 3601 Sanderling Drive, St.
James-Southport, died Wednesday at Dosher Memorial Hospital. The funeral
will be at 10 a.m. today at Peacock-Newnam Funeral Chapel, Southport. Burial
will be in Cape Fear Memorial Park.
Long, Vera Mae, 63, died Friday at Columbus County Hospital.
Arrangements will be announced by Peacock's Chapel in the Pines, Whiteville.
Connor, Mary Lee, 80, of 8819 New Britton Highway, Whiteville,
died Thursday at Columbus County Hospital. The funeral will be at 2 p.m.
Sunday at McKenzie Mortuary, Whiteville. Burial will be in Hammond Family
Jones, Ernest C. Jr., died July 20 in Cocoa Beach, Fla.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. today at Andrews Mortuary, Market
HOWARD TAFT 'TONY' MESHAW
HARRELLS - Mr. Howard Taft "Tony" Meshaw, 94, died Thursday
in Huntington Health Care in Burgaw.
Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday in
Harmony Presbyterian Church by Rev. Herbert Pate. Burial will be in the
Mr. Meshaw was born in Bladen County on February 21, 1906,
to the late David Gordon and Maggie Priest Meshaw.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Myrtle Pate and
Eula Water; two brothers, Charlie Meshaw and Claude Meshaw. He is survived
by his wife, Annie Fennell Meshaw of Clinton; one daughter and son-in-law,
Louise and Melvin L. Horne of Wilmington; three sons and daughters-in-law,
Howard and Pearl Meshaw of Wilmington, Vernon and Carol Meshaw of Watha,
Earl and Rebecca Meshaw of Burgaw; one brother, Bill Meshaw of Rockingham;
eight grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren.
The family received friends Friday from 7-9 p.m. at Carter
Funeral Home in Garland.
ALICE L. TROWELL
Alice Lancaster Trowell, 95, of 3010 Southport Road, Spartanburg,
SC, died July 26, 2000 in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native
of Woodruff, SC, she lived her entire life in Pacolet Mills, SC. She was
the wife of the late Thomas J. Trowell, and daughter of the late Maynard
Bogan "John" and Fannie Wilkins Lancaster. She was a graduate of Greenville
Woman's College (now Furman University) and was retired from Spartanburg
County School District #3 after 37 years of service.
She was a life-long member of Pacolet Mills Baptist Church
and was a teacher of the T.E.L. Sunday School Class for over 50 years;
president of the Women's Missionary Union for many years. She was a former
member of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Ruth Trowell
Watson and Bobby Watson of Greenville; two sons and daughters-in-law, William
Joseph Trowell and Dorothy Kirkpatrick Trowell of Spartanburg; John M.
Trowell and Janet G. Trowell of Wilmington, NC; three sisters, Mary L.
Reeves of Spartanburg, Grace L. Tate of Pacolet and Frances L. Pearson
of Woodruff; eight grandsons; one granddaughter; fourteen great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by a son, Thomas J. Trowell and a grandson, Thomas
Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July
29, 2000 in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens conducted by the Rev. Bob Ivey and
the Rev. James Crocker.
Memorials may be made to: Connie Maxwell Children's Home,
PO Box 1178, Greenwood, SC 29648, Furman University Scholarship Fund, 3300
Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613, or the charity of one's choice.
The family is at the home.
Floyd's Pacolet Chapel, Spartanburg, SC.
MR. EDWIN 'DUCK' RIVENBARK
WALLACE - Mr. Edwin (Duck) Rivenbark, age 87, of 1540
Wallace Airport Road, Wallace, died Friday morning July 28, 2000, at Pender
Memorial Hospital in Burgaw.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, July
30, from the Padgett Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial
His wife of forty-six years is Peachie Hatcher Rivenbark
of the home.
The family will receive at the funeral home from 7:00
to 9:00 p.m. Saturday and will be at their residence, 1540 Wallace Airport
Road, Wallace, other times.
A Padgett Service of Wallace.
DORIS S. MOORE
Doris S. Moore of 612 Shoals Dr., Wilmington, NC died
Monday after an extended illness. Born in Cary, NC, 30 Oct. 1922, she retired
in 1988 from the NC Legislature Vocational Education Commission.
Surviving: sons, Wm. A. Stephenson and wife, Sandra, Douglas
H. Stephenson and wife Cindy; grandchildren, Wm. A. Stephenson Jr. and
wife, Lori, Reece A. Stephenson and wife Jeri, Erin and Courtney Stephenson;
great-granddaughter Megan Alexandra Stephenson. The family honors her contributions
to their lives and celebrates her new life.
JAMES TRENTON TOMPKINS
CALABASH - Mr. James Trenton Tompkins, age 71, of 775
Calabash Dr., Calabash, died Friday, July 28, 2000 at his residence.
Mr. Tompkins was born in Brunswick County June 21, 1929,
and was the son of the late Lonnie B. and Mary Hardee Tompkins. He was
a U.S. Navy Veteran. Mr. Tompkins was predeceased by his first wife, Elouise
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Medlin Tompkins of
the home; five children, Rick Tompkins of Ash, Pam Boyd of North Myrtle
Beach, Christa Tompkins of Wilmington, Sharon Fox of Ash and Greg Dixon
of George|town; his canine companion, Zack; two sisters, Ann Housand of
Longs and Mary Pearl Bellamy of Calabash, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 30, 2000
at 4:00 p.m. at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service, Supply Chapel, with Lower
Cape Fear Hospice Chaplain Jim Maudlin officiating.
The family will receive friends following the service
at the funeral home and other times from the residence.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Lower Cape
Fear Hospice, P.O. Box 830, Supply, N.C. 28462 or to The American Cancer
Society, P.O. Box 4894, Wilmington, NC 28406.
Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service and Crematory, Supply