Mon Mar 8, 2021

Obituaries

  • Tabor City

    Martha Gore, 98, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Born Aug. 22, 1922, in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas O. Gore and Francis Long Gore. She was the wife of the late Clyde B. Gore and they shared their lives...

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  • Chadbourn

    Larry Ray Soles, 71, died Monday, March 1, 2021, at Columbus Regional Healthcare  in Whiteville. Inman Ward Funeral Home, Tabor City.

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  • Lake Waccamaw

    Harry Lee Edwards Jr., 66, died Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at his residence. Harry was born Dec. 5, 1954, in Columbus County, to the late Harry Lee Edwards Sr. and Rachel Williamson Edwards. He was a member of Lake Waccamaw Presbyterian Church. Harry worked with...

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  • Holden Beach

    Hilda Edge Dores, 91, formerly of Whiteville, passed away Monday March 1, 2021. Hilda was born Aug. 5, 1929, in Columbus County, the daughter of the late Daniel Kermit (D.K.) Edge and Mattie Ward Edge. She was married to the late Robert Dores for 41...

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  • Ocean Isle Beach

    Mint Greene Jr., 67, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, at his home. Peoples Funeral Home, Whiteville.

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  • Lake Waccamaw

    Carey Benton, 81, passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, at Columbus Regional Healthcare in Whiteville. Carey was born Sept. 14, 1939, in Columbus County, to the late Clarence Poe Benton and Madge Lenora Grissom Benton. He was the widower of Patricia “Pat” Arp Benton. An...

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  • Chadbourn

    Robert Eugene Cox, 77, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, following a recent illness. Robert was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Virginia Cox; and his siblings, James Cox, Doris Hardee, Ernestine Sellars, Horace Cox and John Hedley Cox. Before retiring,...

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  • Whiteville

    Doris Ward Formyduval, 82, went to her Heavenly home Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at Columbus Regional Healthcare. She was the daughter of the late Jim Wesley and Daisy Idell Harper Ward. She was also preceded in death by two siblings, Sue Ward Rising and Scottie...

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  • Fair Bluff

    George Anderson, 93, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021. S&L Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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  • Tabor City

    Lee Davis Melvin, 90, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, at McLeod Loris Hospital, Loris, S.C. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. A walk-through viewing will be held from 5-6 p.m. Friday, March 5 in the Peoples Funeral Home Chapel in Whiteville. The funeral...

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  • Riegelwood

    Eddie Raymond Shaw, 94, died Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. He was a former member of the Columbus County Board of Education. A walk-through viewing will be held from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at Mt. Pleasant AME...

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  • Tabor City

    Brandon Aaron Herring, 51, died Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at his home. Born June 26, 1969, in Wilmington, he was the son of Joyce Carter Herring of Tabor City and the late Ronald Aaron Herring. He was of the Baptist faith. A graveside service will...

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  • Tabor City

    Vickie Lynn Stanley Berry, 59, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, at her home. Born Jan. 9, 1962, in Horry County, S.C., she was the daughter of the late Nicky Merle Stanley and Ila Pearl Watts Stanley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in...

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  • Tabor City

    Jackie Wayne “Jack” Miller, 84, died Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare in Whiteville. Born March 14, 1936, in Harlan County, Ky., he was the son of the late Glen and Cleo Heatherly Miller. Mr. Jack was the voice of Tabor City...

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  • Clarendon

    Doris Sobczak Bell, 66, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Born Oct. 28, 1954, in Cumberland County, she was the daughter of the late John Sobczak and Doris Dew Sobczak and widow of Billy Wayne Bell. In addition...

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  • Whiteville

    Kysheen Dionicio Armstrong, 29, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. A walk-through viewing will be held from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, March 4 in the Peoples Funeral Home Chapel in Whiteville. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday,...

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  • Clarkton

    Carol Ann Blackwell Turbeville, 70, passed away peacefully Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at her home, surrounded by her family. Carol was born July 6, 1950, to the late Howard and Ola Jane Spivey Blackwell. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Edwin...

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  • Clarkton

    Sebrina Ann Jacobs Moore, 51, went to be with her Heavenly Father Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare in Whiteville. Sebrina was born Oct. 21, 1969, in Columbus County. Sebrina was a dedicated member of Mt. Sinai Holiness Church. She loved worshipping...

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