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Sunday, September 10, 2000
 
    Burns, James Moss Jr., died Saturday at home. Arrangements will be announced by Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel. 
   
   Dailey, Jessie J. Jr. "Fats," of 219 S. Kerr Ave. died Saturday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Arrangements will be announced by John H. Shaw's Sons Funeral Home. 
   
   Davis, DeQuincy, 21, of 508 Anderson St. died Thursday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be at 2 p.m Tuesday at Union Baptist Church. Burial will be in Calvary Memorial Cemetery. Jordan Funeral Home. 
   
   Dawson, William, 58, of 440 Randolphville Road, NE, Bolivia, died Wednesday at Dosher Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at St. John Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Community Cemetery, Bolivia. Peoples Funeral Home, Shallotte. 
   
   Everett, Pearl, of Delco died Thursday at home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Evergreen AMEZ Church. Burial will be in Webb Everett Cemetery. Jordan Columbus County Chapel. 
   
   Graham, Felton, infant, died Thursday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Pleasant Union Baptist Church Cemetery. Jordan Columbus County Chapel. 
   
   Gundrum, David William "Dave," 60, of Pearl Boulevard, SW, Sunset Beach, died Thursday at Loris Community Hospital. Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. today at his home. Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte. 
   
   Hardee, Benjamin Kevin, 34, of Hallsboro died Saturday at Columbus County Hospital, Whiteville. Arrangements will be announced by Worthington Funeral Home, Chadbourn. 
   
   Hinson, Retha McPherson, 78, of Clarendon died Friday at her home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Beavedam Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Hinson Cemetery. Worthington Funeral Home, Whiteville. 
   
   Johnson, Edgar William, 17, of 248J Johnson Road, Rose Hill, died Friday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Arrangements will be announced by Padgett Funeral Home. 
   
   Norris, Maggie Thomas, 73, died Wednesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today in East Duplin Memorial Gardens. Community Funeral Home, Beulaville. 
   
   Pakchar, Eve G., died Friday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Arrangements will be announced by Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service. 
   
   Pickett, Perry Ann Watkins, 71, of 9404 N.C.50, Maple Hill, died Friday at home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lee's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Lee Cemetery, Maple Hill. Dunn Funeral Home. 
   
   Powell, Dorothy Marshall, 66, of Brunswick died Thursday at home. Memorial service will be at 3:30 p.m. today at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Whiteville. McKenzie Mortuary, Whiteville. 
   
   Prince, Karlie Madisyn, infant daughter of Patrick and April Hyatt Prince, died Friday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Tabor City. 
   
   Shelley, Jackie C., 58, of Taft Road, SW, Supply, died Thursday at Duke Medical Center. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. today at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Old Georgetown Cemetery, Supply. Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte. 
   
   Simmons, Lois, 80, died Friday at Huntington Health Care. Memorial Service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Briggs-Candor Funeral Home. 
   
   Wilhelm, Loretta C., of Hampstead died Saturday at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center. Services will be at a later date. Andrews Mortuary Hampstead Chapel. 
   
   Williamson, Carroll Wayne, 43, of Leland died Thursday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Worthington Funeral Home, Chadbourn. Burial will be in Chadbourn Memorial Cemetery. 
   
   Wright, Joseph Lynn, 43, died Thursday at Columbus County Hospital. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Forest Lawn Baptist Church. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetry. Inman Funeral Home. 
   
  MARGARET JANE STOVALL 
   Margaret Jane Harris Stovall of Hampstead, N.C., died on September 7, 2000, at Ellicott City, Maryland. 
   She was born in Duncan, Oklahoma, the daughter of Pressley R. and Queen B. Harris. 
   Mrs. Stovall is survived by her husband, Jack P. Stovall of the home; by her son, John P. Stovall; her son's wife, Therese K. Stovall; and three grandchildren, Jeremy P., Timothy D, and Kevin J. Stovall all of Knoxville, TN. 
   Jane graduated from East High School in Wichita, Kansas, and attended Wichita University (now known as Wichita State). During World War II she worked as secretary to the chief engineer at Beech Aircraft Corporation. 
   After the war, she married on April 19, 1946, and worked for the Kansas Electric Power company and the University of Kansas Mathematics department in Lawrence, Kansas. 
   In 1957, she and her husband moved to Baltimore, Maryland, where in addition for caring for her son, she took up gardening at their home in Howard County. She was active in the Ellicott City Garden Club as well as several Bridge groups in the neighborhood. 
   In 1986, she moved with her husband to Hampstead, N.C., where she continued her gardening on their "extra lots". Also, she participated with much pleasure in several Bridge groups. In retirement they took several tours (never missing a chance to visit outstanding gardens) throughout US and Europe. 
   Jane loved beauty in all forms and was especially interested in creating it. She studied architecture with emphasis on home design and landscaping. She studied flowers, plants and trees and was a Master Gardener. Jane read widely to keep in touch current events throughout the world. 
   A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 13, 2000, at Andrews Mortuary Hampstead Chapel. Interment will follow in Sea Lawn Memorial Park. 
   The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Andrews Mortuary Hampstead Chapel. 
   Andrews Mortuary Hampstead Chapel. 
   
  REV. WILLIAM TALBOTWALKER 
   JULY 30, 2000 
   Rev. William Talbot Walker of Sanibel passed away July 30, 2000. He was born in Jersey City, NJ on Aug. 29, 1919, son of William Joseph Walker and Edna Berk Walker. 
   Mr. Walker is survived by his wife, Louise Murray Walker of Fort Myers; daughter, Barbara (Honsong) Choy of Council Bluffs, IA; son, Charles J. (Carol) Walker of Fort Lauderdale, FL; stepdaughter, Jeanette Ballard (Edward) Scram of Hickory, PA; four grandchildren, Matthew and Brendan Choy and Kelsey and Lyndie Scram. He also leaves a brother-in-law, Brad (Merle) Murray of Wilmington, NC and nephew, Brad (Leigh) Murray, III and great-niece, Olivia Grace Murray. 
   Rev. Walker was ordained a Priest in 1954 and was a graduate of Berkley Divinity School at Yale University. He served churches in Olde Lyme, CT; Brooklyn, NY; Ogalle, FL; Fort Lauderdale, FL; Miami, FL; and Sanibel, FL. After his retirement in 1985 he served as Interim Rector & Associate Rector at St. Michael and All Angels in Sanibel, FL for 12 years. He has been very active in the Fire & Police Depts. serving as Chaplain in the NY, Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Sanibel Fire Depts. and was also Chaplain of the Sanibel Police Dept. Rev. Walker was an Army Veteran of VVW II. Rev. Walker was a senior Priest of the South Florida Dioceses. 
   Funeral Mass was held at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, Fla. 
   
  MARY KATHRYN HORNE BOWEN 
   Mary Kathryn Horne Bowen of Cornelia Nixon Davis Health Care Center, formerly of 201 West Bedford Road, Wilmington, passed away Friday, September 8, 2000, at Cape Fear Memorial Hospital. 
   Mary was born in Wilmington on July 10, 1925. She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren Brooks Bowen; her brother, Clayton S. Horne; and her parents, Mortie F. Horne and Michael E. Horne. 
   She is survived by her daughters, Deborah E. Bowen and Tracy B. Martin; a son-in-law, Greg Martin; and two grandsons, Travis Martin and Stuart Martin. She also is survived by three sisters-in-law, Jo Ann Horne, Mildred Miller, and Joyce Bowen and a host of nieces and nephews. 
   Mary was a real estate broker in Wilmington for many years and was employed by Dorothy's Ruffled Originals for many years. 
   She was a member of Blake's Chapel Advent Christian Church and was president of the Cornelia Nixon Davis Health Care Center Resident's Council. 
   A memorial service will be held Monday, September 11, 2000, at Blake's Chapel Advent Christian Church, Sloop Point Road, Hampstead at 2 p.m., the Rev. Edward Dowd and the Rev. Randall Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Blake's Chapel Advent Christian Church Cemetery. 
   The family will receive friends at the home of Deb Bowen, 201 West Bedford Road. 
   In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to Cornelia Nixon Davis Health Care Center or Blake's Chapel Advent Christian Church. 
   Andrews Mortuary Hampstead Chapel. 
   
  MALCOLM WALKER HILLSMAN JR. 
   Malcolm Walker Hillsman Jr., of Wilmington died Monday, September 4, 2000 at his residence. 
   He was born April 10, 1943, in Norfolk, VA, the son of Josephine Billups Hillsman and the late Malcolm Walker Hillsman Sr.. 
   He graduated from the University of Virginia where he was a member of the Chi Phi Fraternity and was member of Rotary International. 
   Surviving are his mother, Josephine Billups Hillsman of the home; and a sister, Suzanne Hillsman of Brandon, FL. 
   Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Andrews Mortuary Valley Chapel. 
   Memorials may be made to the American Heart Assoc., 4701 Wrightsville Ave., Suite C, Wilmington, NC 28403. 
   
  LONNIE BENTON 
   Lonnie Benton of Council, N.C., died Saturday, September 9, 2000, in Bladen County Hospital in Elizabethtown, NC. 
   Mr. Benton was born in New Hanover Co. on October 7,1939, the son of the late Alex Francis and Eva Pershake Benton. He was preceded in death by a son, Max Benton. 
   Graveside services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, September 11, 2000, in the Prospect Cemetery by Rev. Phillip Stamm. 
   Surviving are two sons, Lonnie William Benton and Alan Earl Benton and wife, Kim both of Wilmington, N.C.; one daughter, Sharon Benton Patrick and husband Greg of Council, N.C.; ten grandchildren; two sisters, Dorothy Benton Walker and husband Gene of Fayetteville, N.C. and Marie Benton McCarroll of Wilmington, N.C. 
   The family will receive friends from 7 - 8 p.m. Sundayat Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel. 
   Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel. 
   
  MR. FREDERICK DAVID BOEGE SR. 
   Mr. Frederick David Boege Sr., age 81 of Chadbourn died Saturday in the Hospice Care Center, Wilmington. Graveside services will be conducted 3:00 p.m. Monday at Chadbourn Memorial Cemetery with Dr. Roger Gilbert and Rev. Steve Bailey officiating. 
   He was the son of the late Frederick E. and Annie Baldwin Boege and a veteran of WWII. 
   Surviving family include his wife, Elsie Jones Boege of the home; a son, David Boege Jr. of Chadbourn; a sister, Helen B. Hooks of Chadbourn. 
   Visitation will be 7 - 9 p.m. Sunday at Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn. 
   
  MR. WILLIAM BERTIS COOPER 
   Mr. William Bertis Cooper, age 66, formerly of the Greenvers Community, Rose Hill, N.C., died Thursday, September 7, 2000, in South Ozone Park, New York. 
   Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000, 1:00 p.m. at New Christian Chapel Baptist Church, Rose Hill, NC. Burial will follow in the Hallsville Church Cemetery, Beulaville, N.C. 
   He is survived by one sister, Fannie Teachey; and an adopted sister, Cynthia Fugerson both of Rose Hill, N.C.; four aunts, Hattie Stallings, Kenansville, N.C.; Lillian Lanier, Raleigh, N.C.; Hazel Witherspoon (Johnnie), Rose Hill, N.C.; Bertha Farrior, Rose Hill, NC; three nephews; seven nieces; and a host of great-nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. 
   Visitations will be made on Wednesday evening from five until seven p.m. at the Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel. 
   
  MAYNARD HARRISON OWENS 
   SHALLOTTE - Maynard Harrison Owens, age 71, of Bluff Drive died Friday, September 8, 2000, in Brunswick Community Hospital. 
   He was born in Wilson, N.C., a son of the late William Robert and Nancy Almeta Owens. He retired in 1986 following thirty years of employment with the United States Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service. He was a member of Shallotte Lodge #727, and The Scottish Rite Bodies, Wilmington Consistory. 
   Surviving are his wife, Peggy Owens; two sons and their wives, Glenn and Sharon Owens of Bolivia, N.C. and Kenneth and Carrie Owens of Radford, VA; a daughter and son-in-law, Audrey and Keith Gore of Walkertown, N.C.; a sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and David Gay of Wilson; and six grandchildren. 
   Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 11, at Calvary Baptist Church by The Rev. Dr. John Peverett and The Rev. Bill Greer. Burial with Masonic Rites will be in Brunswick Memorial Gardens. 
   The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Sunday, September 10, at the funeral home. 
   Memorials may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund, 623 Village Road, Shallotte, NC 28470. 
   Brunswick Funeral Service & Crematory, Shallotte. 
   
  MRS. MILLIE PEARL REGISTER PAIT 
   Mrs. Millie Pearl Register Pait, 62, of 5316 N.E. 5th Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, died Thursday, September 7, 2000, in Holy Cross Hospital. 
   The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday, September 11, 2000, at Floyd Memorial Chapel, Lumberton, N.C. Burial will be in Gardens of Faith Cemetery, Lumberton. 
   Mrs. Pait was born in Wallace and was a homemaker. 
   She is survived by her husband Vernon Lee Pait of the home; one daughter, Teresa Bartlett and husband Jeff of Alabama; stepdaughter, Sherry P. Gentry of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; five sisters, Anne Gonter of Wilmington, N.C., Rosa Lee Branch of Havelock, N.C., Myrtle Russ and Peggy Jones both of Kelly, N.C. and Judy Edwards of Wilmington; four grandchildren, Justin Carter, Jason Carter, Trey Preston and Amber Gentry. 
   She was preceded in death by her parents, Bennie and Rose Johnson Register. 
   The family will receive friends Sunday evening, September 10, 2000, from 7-9 p.m. at Floyd Mortuary and Crematory Inc. in Lumberton, N.C.

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