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Monday, August 7, 2000
 
   Bedford, Lt. Col. Joseph S., died July 15 at home. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. today in Wilmington National Cemetery. Andrews Mortuary, Valley Chapel. 
   
   Brown, Ethel, of 211 N. 11th St. died Thursday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Mount Zion AME Church. Burial will be in Pine Forest Cemetery. French I. Davis Funeral Home. 
   
   Davis, Willie Verline, 95, of 1101 Chestnut St. died Thursday at home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Luke AME Zion Church. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Jordan Funeral Home. 
   
   Gray, Jonnie Ivis, died Sunday in Panama City, Fla. Arrangements will be announced by Andrews Mortuary Valley Chapel. 
   
   Hewett, Annie S., 91, of Leland died Friday. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Zion United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Home. 
   
   Jenkins, Dennis D., of 3502 Dogwood Road, N.E., Leland, died Wednesday at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hoopers Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in the McLaaurin Cemetery. John H. Shaw's Sons Funeral Home. 
   McRae, Rosezell, of 210 Lancaster Road died Saturday at home. Arrangements will be announced by Jordan Funeral Home. 
   
   Patterson, Jimmie, 85, of Stone Chimney Road, Supply, died Friday. The funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Lancaster Cemetery. Coble Ward-Smith Supply Chapel. 
   
   Scott, William "Bill" Lucius II, 62, of Whiteville died Saturday in Columbus County Hospital, Whiteville. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Whiteville First Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Whiteville Memorial Cemetery. Worthington Funeral Home, Whiteville. 
   
   Wilson, Hazel Henry, 81, of 1176 Porter's Lane Road, Rocky Point, died Saturday at home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church, Rocky Point. Burial will be in the Burgaw Cemetery. Dunn Funeral Home, Burgaw. 
   
   CHERYL STARK CAMPBELL 
   Cheryl Stark Campbell, 71, of Wilmington, NC, died Friday, August 4, 2000. 
   She was born August 22, 1928 in Pittsburgh, PA, daughter of the late Rawson and Gertrude Bogart Stark, and was preceded in death by her husband, Donald C. Campbell. 
   Surviving are her daughter, Susan Campbell Venters and husband John; and two granddaughters, Caitlin Faith Venters and Colleen Campbell Venters, all of Wilmington, NC. 
   A memorial service will be held at 11: 00 a.m. Tuesday, August 8, 2000, in Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel. 
   The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday at Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel. 
   Memorial gifts in Cheryl's name may be made to the charity of one's choice. 
   Andrews Mortuary, Market Street. 
   
   MR. THOMAS BENJAMIN 'BEN' POPE 
   BURGAW - Thomas Benjamin "Ben" Pope, age 85, died Saturday, August 5, 2000, at Pender Memorial Hospital. 
   Mr. Pope was born February 6, 1915, in Pender County and was the son of the late W.O. and Annie Bordeaux Pope. 
   Surviving are his wife of sixty years, Nellie of the home; children, Tommy Pope, Sandy Steinmark and Olive Hollinger all of Burgaw; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
   Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Herrings Chapel United Methodist Church with Pastor Douglas Lukens and the Rev. William Hill Pearsall officiating. 
   Burial will follow in the church cemetery. 
   The family will receive friends 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, Burgaw. 
   Memorial gifts maybe given to Herrings Chapel United Methodist Church, c/o Haywood Page, 1735 Page Rd., Burgaw, N.C. 28425. 
   Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, Burgaw. 
   
   MRS. JEANETTE STOWITTS HOVEY 
   WALLACE - Mrs. Jeanette Stowitts Hovey, age 85, of 604 East Lanier St., in Wallace, died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2000, at her residence. 
   Graveside services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 11 a.m. from Rock|fish Memorial Cemetery in Wallace conducted by Dr. Dennis Bazemore. 
   She is survived by two sons, James Carlton Hovey and wife, Joyce and John Churchill Hovey and wife Mary of Churchill, MD. Mrs. Hovey was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Carlton Hovey; a son, Lawrence George Hovey; and a brother, George Stowitts. 
   A native of New York Mrs. Hovey was the daughter of the late John Franklin Roosevelt and Irene Church Stowitts. She was a former member of St. Marks Lutheran Church. 
   In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials may be made to Duplin Home Care & Hospice, Inc., P.O. Box 887, Kenansville, N.C. 28349. 
   The family will receive at the Padgett Funeral Home from 4 to 6 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. 
   A Padgett Service of Wallace. 
   
   MR. GEORGE HENRY REINER 
   BOLIVIA - Mr. George Henry Reiner, 67, of 621 Beachview Drive, S.E., Sunset Harbor community died August 5, 2000, at his residence. 
   The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Faith Community Chapel with Rev. Louis Benton officiating. Interment with military rites will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Post Cemetery at Ft. Bragg. 
   Mr. Reiner was born October 19, 1932, in Southern Pines, son of the late William and Florence Khorring Reiner and moved to Sunset Harbor community from Carthage in 1982. A 1954 graduate of Belmont Abbey College, Belmont, N.C., he was retired from the U.S. Army following 22 years service. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and had also been stationed in Germany, Philippines, Korea, Guam, Maryland, and Massachusetts. 
   In 1996 he was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Knight Reiner; and is survived by four children, Anna Whalen and husband Bill of Attleboro, Massachusetts, Kathy Burns and husband Keith of Dyersburg, Tennessee, William D. (Bill) Reiner and wife Anne of Wilmington, and Doris Hulse and husband Phil of Sunset Harbor; seven grandchildren, Douglas and Colleen Whalen, Jennifer, Jessica and Katelin Burns, and George David and Sarah Reiner; and his finance, Mary Walls of Boiling Spring Lakes; and her 4 children; and 7 grandchildren. 
   The family will receive friends at the residence. 
   Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 1660 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314 or American Heart Association, 4701 Wrightsville Avenue, Wilmington, N.C. 28403. 
   Peacock-Newnam Funeral Home, Southport.

Tuesday, August 08, 2000

   Andrews, Ottie Virginia, 72, of Josh Circle, Supply, died Monday at home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Shell Point Baptist Church. Burial will be in Silent Grove Cemetery. Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte. 
   
   Campbell, Cheryl Stark, died Friday. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. today at Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel. 
   
   Cumbee, Angela, 36, of 2908 Dock Road, Whiteville, died Sunday. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Peacock's Chapel in the Pines, Whiteville. 
   
   Davis, Willie Verline, 95, of 1101 Chestnut St. died Thursday at home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Luke AME Zion Church. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Jordan Funeral Home. 
   
   Gray, Jonnie Ivis, died Sunday in Panama City, Fla. Arrangements will be announced by Andrews Mortuary Valley Chapel. 
   
   Jenkins, Dennis D., of 3502 Dogwood Road N.E., Leland, died Wednesday at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hoopers Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in the McLaurin Cemetery. John H. Shaw's Sons Funeral Home. 
   
   Joyner, Charles Leon, of 803 Clarendon Ave., Southport, died Saturday. The funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. James AMEZ Church. Burial will be in Northwood Cemetery. McCoy-Greene Funeral Home, Southport. 
   
   Lovette, Wilma Ruth Moore, 67, of the Norton community, Green Sea, S.C., died Monday at home. Arrangements will be announced by Inman Funeral Home, Tabor City. 
   
   McRae, Rosezell, of 210 Lancaster Road died Saturday at home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Marks Episcopal Church. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Jordan Funeral Home. 
   
   Pope, Thomas Benjamin "Ben," 85, of Burgaw died Saturday at Pender Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Herrings Chapel United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, Burgaw. 
   
   Reiner, George Henry, 67,of 621 Beachview Drive S.E., Sunset Harbor community, Bolivia, died Saturday at home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at Faith Community Chapel. A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery, Spring Lake. Peacock-Newnam Funeral Home, Southport. 
   
   Spivey, Dozier M., 76, of Hardy Road, Whiteville, died Monday at home. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Worthington Funeral Home, Chadbourn. Burial will be in the Spivey Cemetery. 
   
   Whitfield, Charlotte Moore, of Kennesaw, Ga., died at home. Arrangements will be announced by Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel. 
   
   Wilson, Hazel Henry, 81, of 1176 Porter's Lane Road, Rocky Point, died Saturday at home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church, Rocky Point. Burial will be in the Burgaw Cemetery. Dunn Funeral Home, Burgaw. 
   
   Young, Levi, 62, of 4917 Cantwell Road, formerly of 624 Bunting Drive, died Monday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Arrangements will be announced by Jordan Funeral Home. 
   
   BRENDA ELIZABETH 'BETH' TYSON 
   Brenda Elizabeth Tyson of Castle Hayne died Saturday. She was born in Wilmington on November 24, 1979. 
   Beth was a member of Wrights|boro Baptist Church and was currently a student. 
   Surviving are her parents, Billy Ray Tyson and Brenda Gail Tyson; one daughter, Hannah Blair Tyson; brothers Billy Ray Tyson, II, Frederick Alan Tyson and Donnie Carroll and wife Shelly; her paternal grandmother, Eva Watson Tyson; aunts Loletta Dent and Barbara and John Cowan and special friends Larry, Tammy and Thomas Whitman. 
   Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Oleander Memorial Gardens. 
   The family will be at their home. 
   In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to the family. 
   Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel. 
   
   MRS. ELIZABETH CHADWICK TWINING 
   Mrs. Elizabeth Chadwick Twining of Wilmington, NC died Monday, August 7, 2000 at Cornelia Nixon Davis Health Care Center. 
   She was born in Pender County near Burgaw, NC, on December 7, 1907, the daughter of the late Jacob McRae Chadwick and Josephine Stokes Chadwick. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Wyck|liffe Gooding Twining and a sister, Hazel Ray Chadwick. 
   Mrs. Twining was a graduate of Unitarian Carolina Industrial School of Shelter Neck, and a graduate of Bullock Hospital School of Nursing, Wilmington, NC, in 1928. She was a lifelong member of Grace United Methodist Church and U.M.W. 
   Surviving are several cousins. 
   Graveside services will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 9, 2000 in Oakdale Cemetery by Dr. Hugo Lopez. 
   Memorials may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 401 Grace St., Wilmington, NC 28401. 
   Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel. 
   
   RUBY EVELYN PRICE 
   SHALLOTTE - Mrs. Ruby Evelyn Price, age 70, of 411 Paradise Lane, Shallotte, successfully completed her walk through the valley of the shadow of death Sunday, August 6, 2000 at Duke Medical Center. 
   Mrs. Price was born July 30, 1930 in Bladen County and was the daughter of the late Lonnie Spencer Sr. and Ressie Hill Spencer. She was a member of Harvest Fellowship Church. 
   She is survived by her husband, Bracyle Price; two sons, Gary Stewart of Simpsonville, S.C., and Gregory Price of Nappanee, Indiana; a daughter, Donna Davis of Shallotte; two brothers, Claude Spencer of Shallotte and Lonnie Spencer Jr. of St. Cloud, Florida, and six grand|children. 
   Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 9, 2000 at 2 p.m. at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service, Supply Chapel, with Reverend Tim Watson officiating. 
   Burial will follow in the Singletary Cemetery, Bladenboro. 
   Pallbearers will be John Johnson, Andy Arsenault, Charles Knox, Arthur Robbins, Jim Burns, Angel Padilla. 
   Honorary pallbearer will be Ronnie Hernandez. 
   The family will receive friends from 7-9 this evening at the funeral home and other times from the residence. 
   Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service and Crematory, Supply Chapel, 754-6848. 
   
   JEANETTE STOWITTS HOVEY 
   WALLACE - Mrs. Jeanette Stowitts Hovey, age 85, of 604 East Lanier St. in Wallace, died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2000 at her residence. 
   Gravesides services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 11:00 a.m. from Rockfish Memorial Cemetery in WalLace, conducted by Dr. Dennis Bazemore. 
   She is survived by two sons, James Carlton Hovey and wife Joyce and John Churchill Hovey and wife Mary, both of Columbia, MD. Mrs. Hovey was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Carlton Hovey, a son, Lawrence George Hovey, and a brother, George Stowitts. 
   A native of New York, Mrs. Hovey was the daughter of the late Franklin John Roosevelt and Irene Churchill Stowitts. She was a former member of St. Marks Lutheran Church. 
   In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorials may be made to Duplin Home Care & Hospice, Inc., P.0. Box 887, Kenansville, NC 28349. 
   The family received at the Padgett Funeral Home from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Monday. 
   A Padgett Service of Wallace. 
   
   MR. ROY GILLIAM WALTERS 
   Mr. Roy Gilliam Walters, 84, of Bladenboro, NC, died August 6, 2000 at Bladen County Hospital. 
   Mr. Walters was retired owner and operator of Walters Lumber Company in Bladenboro for 51 years. He was married to Lola Mae Bullard Walters for 66 years. He was a Paul Harris Fellow of the Rotary Club International, member of First Baptist Church of Bladenboro. 
   The funeral service will be Tuesday, August 8, 2000 at 4 p.m., at First Baptist Church. Officiating will be Dr. Russell T. Cherry. 
   Burial will be at Pinecrest Cemetery. 
   Visitation will be at Lewis Funeral Home on Tuesday, August, 8, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 
   Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 176, Bladenboro, NC 28320. 
   Survivors include his wife, Lola Mae Bullard Walters of the home; 3 sons, Eddie, Oakie, and Ricky WalTers, all of Bladenboro; 1 daughter, Nancy Byrd of Clarkton; 3 sisters, Marilee Blackmon of Monroe, Bernice Russ of Abbottsburg, Madge Herrington of Cheraw, SC; 7 grand|children and 3 great-grandchildren. 
   
   FLORENCE RUTH ZELL STEPHENS 
   Florence Ruth Zell Stephens, age 71, of 119 Egret Point Rd., Wilmington, went to be with our Lord Sunday, August 6,2000. 
   She was born April 29, 1929 in Alexandria, Virginia to the late Andrew and Eve Lyles Zell and was the devoted wife of 43 years to the late Abraham Nelson Stephens. 
   Mrs. Stephens was a member of Pine Valley Church of God, a member of the Ladies Auxiliary in Alex|andria, Virginia, and a member of the volunteer fire department. 
   Florence was a kind and loving person. All that knew her, loved her. 
   She is survived by one son, Charlie Nelson Stephens and wife, Gail of Leland; two daughters, Linda Lee Stephens Lacy of Wilmington, Janet Stephens Rivenbark and husband Joe David Jr. of Wilmington; one brother, Louis Zell of Alexandria, Virginia; three grandchildren, Barbara Ann Lacy, Joe Nelson Rivenbark and Stephen Franklin Rivenbark. 
   Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 9, 2000 at Pine Valley Church of God with Rev. Richard Williford officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park. 
   Serving as pallbearers will be members of Pine Valley Church of God. 
   The family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home. 
   A service of Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service, Oleander Chapel, 910-791-4444.


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