Tue Jan 28, 2020

Obituaries

  • Bladenboro

    Carlton Bruce “Skacey” Priest, 85,  died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home, Elizabethtown.

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  • Tabor City

    Irma Walker Lovett, 87, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 atLower Cape Fear LifeCare in Bolivia. Born Oct. 15, 1932, in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Rev. B.R. Walker and Lula Mae Tyree Walker and the widow of Aaron Lovett. In addition...

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  • Riegelwood

    James Savannah Bowen, 92, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2020 at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare in Wilmington. Peoples Funeral Home, Whiteville.

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  • Chadbourn

    James Thomas Hunt, 57, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 at his residence. A native of Columbus County, Thomas was born on June 25, 1962. Thomas was preceded in death by his mother and father, the late Rufus and Odessa Norton Hunt and was also preceded...

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  • Chadbourn

    Charlene Dew Hardgraves, 55, went to her Heavenly home on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. She was the daughter of Oree Simmons Dew and the late Phillip Dew. She was employed by McNeill’s Long-Term Care Pharmacy in Whiteville. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8:30 p.m....

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  • Stedman

    Michael Lawrence Williams, 33, formerly of Bladenboro, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at his home. Michael was born Feb. 6, 1986 in New Hanover County. His funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at Worthington Funeral Home. Visitation will...

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  • Riegelwood

    Ms. Bobbie J. Godwin, 90, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at her home. She was born Feb. 2, 1929 in Buncombe County, the daughter of the late Etta Mae Hedgepeth. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Edgar Cecial Godwin; one...

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  • Whiteville

    Alice “Vonnie” Pritchett, 64, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 at her home. Peacock Funeral Home.

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  • Whiteville

    A memorial service for Billy Hackney Deans will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 at the Whiteville United Methodist Church.

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  • Longs, S.C.

    Laura McNair Smith, 65, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 at Grand Strand Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, S.C.  Peacock Funeral Home, Whiteville.

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  • Bladenboro

    Gene Britt Kinlaw, 87, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 at his home. Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home, Elizabethtown.

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  • Whiteville

    James Edward Boone, 88, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 at his home. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, at Mount Hebron AME Zion Church, 570 Red Bug Road with Revs. Shawin DuBois, eulogist and Donald Mapson, pastor. Viewing will be...

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  • Bladenboro

    Thelma Brown Johnson, 93, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at her home. Peoples Funeral Home, Whiteville.

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  • Whiteville

    Nickiea Cherry Brooks, 50, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. Peoples Funeral Home.

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  • Whiteville

    Peggy Ann Page Parker, 72, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 at Columbus Regional Healthcare. The funeral will be held at noon Wednesday, Jan. 29 at Central Missionary Baptist Church, 443 West Virgil Street, with  Pastor David Flowers officiating. Viewing will be held from 3-6 p.m....

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  • Fair Bluff

    FAIR BLUFF -- Mrs. Betty Carolyn Waddell Willis, 94, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 at her residence. A native of Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Franklin and Ida Virginia Turner Waddell and the widow of Walter Johnson...

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  • Whiteville

    Major Graham Smith Sr., 86, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare.  He was born Sept. 26, 1933 in Columbus County, the son of the late Joseph Thomas Smith and Verlie S. Smith. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Beverly...

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  • Whiteville

    Scotty Dale Ward, age 55 of Whiteville, died on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Dale was born Feb. 29, 1964 in Whiteville, to the late Scotty G. Ward and Annie Mae Bass Ward. He was also preceded in...

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