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Friday, August 11, 2000
 
   Brooks, Quincy O'Neal Andre, 8, son of Alexander and Daisy Brooks of 95 Vereen Ave., Tabor City, died Sunday at Columbus County Hospital. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Deliverance Prayer Temple. Burial will be in Stephens-Wright Cemetery. Peoples Funeral Home, Whiteville. 
   
   Edge, Albert Edward, 62, of 117 Steele St., Fair Bluff, died Monday at Columbus County Hospital. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, Chadbourn. Burial will be in Hickory Grove Cemetery. Peoples Funeral Home, Whiteville. 
   
   Ezell, Lorraine Nixon Wells, 92, of 681 Wells Town Road, Teachey, died Tuesday at Mariner Health of Wilmington. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Rockfish Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Rockfish Cemetery. Padgett Funeral Home, Wallace. 
   
   Inman, Margaret Kathleen, 80, of 300 Inman Lake Road, Whiteville, died Wednesday. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Peacock's Chapel in the Pines. Burial will be in Western Prong Baptist Church Cemetery. 
   
   Long, Joseph Daniel "Danny,"died Monday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. today in Sea Lawn Memorial Park. Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel. 
   
   McMillian, Eva Mae Boykin, 77, 150 Elkin Road, Dudley, died Saturday at home. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro. Smith, James, of Baltimore, formerly of Bolivia, died Wednesday at UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill. The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Friendship FBH Church of the Americas. Burial will be in Evans-Mitchell Cemetery. Jordan Funeral Home. 
   
   Spicer, David Dwayne Jr., of 209 Greendale Drive, died. Arrangements will be announced by Jordan Funeral Home. 
   
   Tew, Emma Marie Pope, 88, of 594 W. Second St., Garland, died Wednesday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Royal-Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Clinton. Burial will be in Devotional Gardens. 
   
   Whitfield, Mary Florence, 68, of 302 Cedar Road, Goldsboro, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel, Goldsboro. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. 
   
   Youngman, Donald Hugh, 72, of Sunset Beach died Tuesday at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center. No services are planned. East Coast Cremation and Funeral Service, Sunset Beach. 
   
   TEODOR GLOD 
   Teodor Glod of Castle Hayne, NC, age 86, died Tuesday, August 8, 2000, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center after a short illness. 
   Mr. Glod was born on March 30, 1914, in New York Mills, NY, the son of the late Joseph and Agnes Glod. He was preceded in death by his wife, Annie Dmytruk Glod, and a brother, Dr. Albert Glod. 
   Mr. Glod attended schools in both Poland and New Hanover County. He was a retired farmer and was well known in the area for his Glod Farms brand of vegetables. He worked closely with the North Carolina Extension Service at NC State University on farm issues and was particularly concerned about farmland pollution. He was a Director of the NC Vegetable Cooperative Association Inc. In the past, he was an actor and member of the Thalian Association. He was also an avid photographer and his many photographs document the history of Castle Hayne, St. Stanislaus Church, and pre World War II Poland. In the past, Mr. Glod served on the County Planning Board, The Committee of 100 and as an interpreter for Polish ships docking in Wilmington. 
   Before his retirement he was active in his church and served as an usher, on the Parish Council, and the original Cemetery Board. Prior to that service, he was a member of the North Carolina Catholic Layman's Association. Memorials may be made to the St. Stanislaus Church Capital Fund. 
   He is survived by a son, Theodore Glod of Raleigh, NC; a brother, Walter Glod and wife Eleanore of Landsdowne, VA; and a sister, Mary Ann Browne and husband Jim of Wilmington, NC. He is also survived by a sister-in-law, Mary Elizabeth Dmytruk of Castle Hayne, NC; and eight nieces and nephews. 
   A rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Friday evening, August 11, 2000, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Castle Hayne. The family will receive friends after the service. 
   Father Ryszard Kolodziej, pastor, and Father Douglas Reed, former pastor, will concelebrate the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 12, 2000, at St. Stanislaus. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. 
   Pallbearers will be Joseph Schlegel, Andrew Larek, Horace Waters, Horace Watkins, Steve Vosnock, and Bernard Nowel. 
   Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel. 
   
   HAZEL HARTIS CHRISTENSEN 
   Hazel Hartis Christensen, 74, of Oak Island, formerly of Wilmington and Charlotte, died after a sudden illness, August 8, 2000 at Cape Fear Memorial Hospital. 
   Born in Mecklenburg County, January 22, 1926, the daughter of the late Harold Henderson Hartis and Bessie Kisler Hartis, she moved to Wilmington at age five. Mrs. Christensen was educated in New Hanover County Schools, graduating from New Hanover High School in 1943. Hazel was married to Clayton Allen Christensen on September 10, 1949. 
   Hazel was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Henderson Martin, Jr. and three sisters, Betty Lee Hartist, Mary Martha Hartis and Patty Hartis Spencer. 
   Surviving in addition to her husband are one son, Clayton Allen Christensen Jr., and one daughter, Betsy Christensen Killian and husband, John Kirk Killian, and grandchildren, Christen Cora Killian and Chad Kirk Killlan, all of Charlotte, NC. Also surviving is one sister, Micki Hartis Long and husband, Ralph H. Long of Fayetteville, NC, and several nieces and nephews. 
   A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 12, 2000, at McEwen Mint Hill Chapel, 7428 Matthews/Mint Hill Road. 
   Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. Friday, August 11, 2000 at McEwen Mint Hill Chapel. 
   Flowers may be sent to McEwen Mint Hill Chapel or memorials may be directed to the building fund of St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 2019 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, N.C. 28205 or to the Building Fund of the Ocean View United Methodist Church, 600 Yaupon Drive, Oak Island, N.C. 28465. 
   Arrangements by McEwen Funeral Service, Mint Hill Chapel. 
   
   MRS. JONNIE PARRISH GRAY 
   Mrs. Jonnie Parrish Gray of Panama City, FL, died Saturday, August 5, 2000, at her residence. 
   Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, August 11, 2000, in Greenlawn Memorial Park by Rev. Bryan Plyler. 
   The family will receive friends prior to the service from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at Andrews Mortuary, Valley Chapel. 
   Andrews Mortuary, Valley Chapel. 
   
   ALICE LOUISE KLANDER MAULTSBY 
   Alice Louise Klander Maultsby, age 77, of Winter Park, died Tuesday, August 8, 2000, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center. 
   She was born March 8, 1923, in Winter Park, Wilmington, NC, and was preceded in death by her husband, D.H. (Buddy) Maultsby and parents, William B. and Margaret L. Skipper Klander. 
   Mrs. Maultsby was a talented seamstress, a smiling Avon lady, an avid gardener and a fifty-year member of Winter Park Baptist Church. 
   She is survived by three sons, Devereaux Douglas Maultsby of Wilmington, C. David Maultsby and wife Sharon of Wilmington, R. Preston Maultsby of Charleston, SC; three daughters, Marsha M. Hewett and husband Ernie of Hampstead, Nancy M. Hewett and husband Lee of Wilmington, Barbara M. Ledford and husband Jeff of Weaverville; one brother, Herbert Klander of Wilmington; three sisters, Dorothy Rivenbark of Wilmington, Ruth Atkinson of Wilmington and Joyce Dick|erson of Lodi, California; her mother-in-law, Mary Louise Maultsby of Wrightsville Beach. Sixteen grand|children and eleven great-grand|children also survive. 
   (God has opened your eyes and called you by name. You didn't go alone because a part of us went with you. 
   Love, Your children). 
   Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, August 11, 2000, at Wilmington National Cemetery with Rev. Pat Trobaugh officiating. 
   Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. 
   The family received friends 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, August 10, 2000, at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral, Oleander Chapel. At other times the family can be reached at 149 Darby St. 
   In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center at 725-A Wellington Ave., Wilmington, NC 28401. 
   A service of Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service, Oleander Chapel. 
   
   CHARLIE EMERY FOY, SR. 
   Charlie Emery Foy, Sr. of Wilmington, NC, died Wednesday, August 9, 2000 at Cypress Pointe. 
   He was born November 14, 1923 in Onslow County, NC, son of the late Luther J. and Laura Cooper Foy, and was preceded in death by a brother, V.K. Foy, and a daughter-in-law, Kathy Foy. 
   Mr. Foy was a member of Lake Forest Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was affiliated with Coastal Refrigeration for thirty-five years. 
   Surviving are his wife, Sadie Elizabeth Foy, and one son, Charlie Foy, Jr., both of the home; two brothers, John Foy of Tampa, FL, and Harry Foy of Hubert, NC; and three sisters, Dorothy English of Hendersonville, NC, Mary Underwood of Savannah, GA and Ann Scurry of Jack|sonville, NC. 
   Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, August 12, 2000 in Greenlawn Memorial Park by Dr. Ralph Holt. 
   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 American Heart Association, 4701 Wrightsville Ave., Suite C, Wilmington, NC 28403. 
   Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel. 
   
   EUGENE WILLIAM JONES 
   Eugene William Jones, age 76, of 930 North McMillian Ave., Apt #E, died Monday, August 7, 2000 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. 
   He was born September 23, 1922 in Horry Co., S.C., and was a retired truck driver. 
   Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his wife Beulah Louise Cribb Jones and a son Eugene Jones Jr. 
   He is survived by three sons, Henry Michael Jones of Wilmington, Raymond Lee Jones and Timothy David Jones of Washington. Two daughters, Judith Ann Depratter of Orange Park Florida and Betty Jean McDaniel of Atlanta, Ga., seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren also survive. 
   Memorial services will be held 3:30 p.m. Saturday, August 12, 2000 at the United Christian Advent Church on College Rd. with Rev. Adrian Shepard officiating. 
   A service of Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service, Oleander Chapel. 
   
   EARL JAMES WALLS 
   BOILING SPRING LAKES - Mr. Earl James Walls, age 68, of 887 Batton Rd., Boiling Spring Lakes, N.C., formerly of Pineville, West Virginia, died Wednesday, August 9, 2000 at his residence. 
   Mr. Walls was born in Simon, West Virginia, on July 2, 1932 and was the son of the late Linza and Murla Hatfield Walls. He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Ray Walls in 1954 and also preceded in death by two sisters, Geraldine Green and Jessilene Gibson. Mr. Walls was a member of Town Creek Baptist Church and was serving as Chairman of Deacons and a former member of Rockcastle Baptist Church of Pineville, West Va. He was a member of Pythagoras Lodge #249 A.F. & A.M. of Southport, N.C., and a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. Mr. Walls was a U.S. Air Force veteran, serving during the Korean Conflict. 
   He is survived by his wife Juanita Walls; three daughters, Joni Mitchem and husband Randy of Boiling Spring Lakes, Ann Reed and husband Keith of Pineville, West Va., Cynthia Pennybacker of Hampton, Va.; six grandchildren, Michael Mitchem, Kelsey Mitchem, Lindsey Reed, Cadance Reed, Kerri Pennybacker, Gabrielle Jenkins; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends. 
   Memorial services will be held Saturday, August 12, 2000 at 11 a.m. at Town Creek Baptist Church with Reverend V.C. Potter Jr. officiating. 
   Inurnment will follow in the church cemetery. 
   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Town Creek Baptist Church, 832 Green Hill Rd., Leland, NC 28451, or Lower Cape Fear Hospice, P.O. Box 830, Supply, NC 28462. 
   The family will receive friends at the residence. 
   Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service and Crematory, Supply Chapel 754-6848. 
   
   FRANK RICHARD SULLIVAN 
   Frank Richard Sullivan of Leland, NC, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 9, 2000. 
   He was born February 4, 1915 in Winnabow, NC, son of the late Cleve Richard and Clara Lee Sullivan, and was preceded in death by his twin brother, Lee B. Sullivan and his brother, Elmore Sullivan. 
   Mr. Sullivan was a member of New Hope Presbyterian Church. He worked for the Wilmington shipyard from 1941 until 1946. He was an independent distributor for the Wilmington Star-News for twenty years, and was a car salesman for Raney Chevrolet and Tom Reich Chevrolet for 12 years. 
   Surviving are his wife, Mary Lou Connor Sullivan of the home; one son, Carl Richard Sullivan and wife Cynthia; a daughter, Brenda Sullivan King and husband Johnny, all of Leland, NC; three grandchildren, Rhonda King Woody and husband. Robert, John Richard King, and Sabrina King; one brother, Kirby Sullivan of More Haven, FL; one sister, Susie Corbett of Leland, NC; a great-granddaughter, Kambria Woody; two sisters-in-law, Bessie Sullivan and Ruby Sullivan, both of Leland, NC; and several nieces and nephews. 
   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 12, 2000 at First Baptist Church of Leland by Rev. Billy Buchanan and Rev. Chris Hall. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park. 
   Nephews of Mr. Sullivan will serve as pallbearers. 
   The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel. 
   He was a dedicated husband, loving father and grandfather, and will be deeply missed by his family and friends. 
   Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel. 
   
   MR. SAMUEL 'SAM' ALEXANDER MARSHBURN JR. 
   WALLACE - Samuel "Sam" Alexander Marshburn Jr., age 65, died Wednesday, August 9, 2000, at Duplin General Hospital. 
   Mr. Marshburn was born March 15, 1935, in Bladen County and was the son of the late Samuel Alexander Marshburn, Sr. and Clayton Lee Marshburn Allen. He was predeceased by his brother, Alton Marshburn. 
   Mr. Marshburn was a member of First Baptist Church of Wallace. He was a former member of Wallace Rotary Club, Wallace Fire Department and Wallace Masonic Lodge No. 595 A.F. & A.M. and had served on the Board of Directors at Harrells Christian Academy. Mr. Marshburn, was owner and operator of Marshburn's Ace Hardware. 
   Surviving are his wife, Bobbie W. Marshburn of the home; daughter, Judy Lynn Marshburn of Wallace; son, Samuel "Sammy" Alexander Marshburn, III and wife, Donna, of Wallace; grandchildren, Samuel Alexander "Lex" Marshburn, IV and Gaston Carries Marshburn; sisters, Mary Emmalene Morgan of Tomahawk, Elma Bradley of Greensboro and Betsy Carter of Ingold; brothers, James Monroe Marshburn of Wallace and Milton Marshburn of Tomahawk; and many nieces and nephews. 
   Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Wallace with Dr. Dennis Bazemore officiating. 
   Burial will follow in Rockfish Memorial Cemetery. 
   The family will receive friends 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday at the Marshburn residence, 218 N. Orange Street, Wallace. Mr. Marshburn's body will lie in state 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, Wallace. 
   In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be given to First Baptist Church of Wallace, 408 W. Main St, Wallace, NC 28466. 
   Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, Wallace. 
   
   ALFRED LEROY RUSCH 
   Alfred Leroy Rusch, age 72, of Rocky Point died Thursday at Pender Memorial Hospital. 
   The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, Burgaw. 
   
   MS. LESSIE M. HARDEE 
   HICKMAN CROSSROADS - Mrs. Lessie M. Hardee, 99, died August 8, 2000 at Autumn Care Center in Shallotte, NC. Born in Brunswick County the daughter of Allen and Polly Benton McLamb, Ms. Hardee was a member of the Bethel Primitive Baptist Church for 82 years. 
   Survivors include two sons, Allen O'Bryan (A.O) Hardee of Little River, Randolph A. Hardee of Sunset Beach, NC; two daughters, Cleople H. Permenter of East Hartford, Conn., and Frances H. Phillips of Sunset Beach, NC; one sister, Shellie M. Somersett of Shallotte, NC; 14 grandchildren, 21 great-grand|children and 7 great-great-grandchildren. 
   Mrs. Hardee was pre-deceased by a son, Wilbur Ree Hardee and a daughter Virginia H. Mintz. 
   The family will receive friends from 6-8 Thursday night at Lee Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Bethel Primitive Baptist Church in Calabash, NC, with Elders Newell Helms and Larry Austin. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. 
   Lee Funeral Home of Little River is in charge. 
   
   ROXYANN BENNETT 
   SMITHFIELD - RoxyAnn Bennett, 59, died Sunday, August 6, 2000 in Johnston County Memorial Hospital in Smithfield, NC, from an auto accident. 
   She was born August 30, 1940 in Savannah, Ga., a daughter of the late Johnny and Jayne Webb Williams. 
   Survivors include two daughters, Shelly Lynn Mayo of Ash, N.C., and Kitrina M. Caputo of Greensboro, N.C., and two grandchildren. 
   Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Shallotte Church of God in Shallotte, N.C. Saturday, August 12, 2000 with a memorial service beginning at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Allen Gibson officiating. 
   East Coast Cremation and Funeral Services is serving the Bennett Family.

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