Obituaries

  • Feyetteville

    Jack Douglas Miller, 90, died Thursday, July 18, 2019. Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home, Elizabethtown.

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  • Elizabethtown

    Charles “Chuck” Garber Jr., 56, died Friday, July 19, 2019. Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home.

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  • Clarendon

    Rex Hunt Bullock, 68, died July 18, 2019 at his home. Born Jan. 13, 1951 in Columbus County, he was the son of Dalma Hunt Bullock and the late J.C. Bullock Jr. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, July 22 in...

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  • Morehead City

    Melvin Cleon Bright, 78, passed away July 1, 2019, at Crystal Coast Hospice House. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Clifton Bright and Lottie Wiggins Bright, who were from Chocowinity. Melvin was a native of Chocowinity, where he graduated president of the...

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  • Ash

    Mr. Kenneth R. Babson, 84, died Thursday, July 18, 2019. He was born Nov. 25, 1934, the son of Anson Babson and Hillary Simmons Babson. He was a member of New Britton Baptist Church. He and his family owned and operated Babson’s Boat Ramp on...

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  • Tabor City

    Betty Murl Williamson Fipps, 86, died Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Shoreland Healthcare in Whiteville. Born Oct. 20, 1932 in Horry County, S.C., she was the daughter of the late Grover Zebedee Williamson and Lila Gay Williamson and the widow of F.L. Fipps III. In...

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  • Tabor City

    Ryder Lee Norris, the precious two-year old baby boy of Charles “Buddy” Dupree Norris III and Charlotte Ann Rockwell Norris, ran into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. This precious baby boy was born Feb. 25, 2017 in Columbus County. The family...

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  • Whiteville

    Ellen McIntyre Thurston, 98, passed away at Liberty Commons on Wed. July 17, 2019. She was born in Nash County, on Aug. 15, 1920 to Kenneth Henry and Eula Ellen McIntyre. She was predeceased by her husband, Beverly Kent Thurston; son, William Kenneth Thurston; three...

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  • Whiteville

    Frances McKeithan Yow, 92, died Tuesday, July 16, 2019. She was born in Bladen County, Jan. 27, 1927, the daughter of the late Tom McKeithan and Lizzie Pope McKeithan. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Yow; one son, Ralph (Joe Joe) Yow...

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  • Fair Bluff

    David Mark Baker, 64, lay down to sleep at his home of 27 years in Fair Bluff and woke up at the side of his Lord and Savior Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Born Jan. 1, 1955 at 12:01 a.m. in Greenville, S.C. to Rev. Claire...

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  • Fayetteville

    Bobby “Jack” Wayne Merritt, 60, died Monday, July 15, 2019. Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home, Elizabethtown.

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  • Reigelwood

    Mr. Steven Isaac Lanier, 71, entered into Heaven Monday, July 15, 2019 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Mr. Lanier was born Oct. 22, 1947 in Southport, to the late Isaac Asbury Lanier and Edna Simmons Lanier. He was a veteran serving the...

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  • Dublin

    Richard William Kinlaw, 58, died Friday, July 12, 2019. Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home, Elizabethtown.

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  • Thomasville

    Clifford Devon “Buddy” Nobles, 80, died Thursday, July 11, 2019 at his home. Born Oct. 17, 1938 in Columbus County, he was the son of the late Cliff Nobles and Prudie Soles Nobles. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two...

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  • Whiteville

    Marsha Anne Inman Porter, 71, died Friday, July 12, 2019 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center while surrounded by her dear family. Born July 1, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Jackson Inman Sr. and Sarah Elizabeth Edmunds Inman. She...

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  • Elizabethtown

    Elliott “Pee Wee” Tatum, 71, died Saturday, July 13, 2019. Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home, Elizabethtown.

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  • Whiteville

    Rochelle Shipman Williams, 88, died Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Columbus Regional Healthcare. Peoples Funeral Home.

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  • Whiteville

    Lester Dudley, 43, formerly of Jersey City, N.J., died Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill.Peoples Funeral Home, Whiteville.

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Community Events

july, 2019

20jul8:00 am34th Annual Watermelon Festival in Fair BluffDowntown Fair Bluff

27jul10:00 am“The Meerkats” featured at Whiteville Museum’s Science Cinema, July 27Free, Rated - G

30jul6:00 pm6:00 pmColumbus County Democratic Party Meeting

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