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Rosemary Hester Thompson

February 11, 1956 - June 27, 2015

Rosemary Hester Thompson, age 59, of Bladenboro passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Rosemary is preceded in death by her father, David Hester, Jr and her mother, Melba Ann Hood. She is survived by son, Lonnie Thompson and daughter, Shannon Thompson both of Bladenboro; two brothers, David Hester of Bladenboro and Dewey Hester of Castle Hayne; two sisters, Natashia Watson and Ada Watson, both...
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Gene Harold Powers

June 10, 1934 - June 25, 2015

Gene Harold Powers, age 81 of Bladenboro, died Thursday, June 25, 2015 at home. He is preceded in death by his parents, Jesse L. and Lolla Kinlaw Powers. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Annie Ruth Powers of the home; daughters, Karen Brown and husband Carl of Whiteville, Wanda Coleman and husband Jackie of Bladenboro, Tracy Powers of Bladenboro, and Lorna Hewett and husband Robin of...
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Thomas "Tommy" Dexton Grimes

December 22, 1974 - June 22, 2015

Thomas "Tommy" Dexton Grimes, age 40 of Tar Heel, died Monday, June 22, 2015. He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Carl and Lizzie Hunt and his paternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Dexton Grimes. He is survived by his parents, Thomas and Cecile Grimes; his wife Amanda Flowers Grimes; sons, Cacen Daniel Flowers, Jasper Carlyle Grimes and Lukas Evan Grimes; daughter, Hayley Sienna...
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Gary McLemore

August 7, 1953 - June 20, 2015

Gary McLemore, age 61 of White Oak, died Saturday, June 20, 2015 at home. He is preceded in death by his parents, Clarence McLemore, Jr. and Pauline Hester McLemore. He is survived by his wife, Reba McLemore; son, Gary Robert Dominguez, daughter, Daphinie Lambert; brother, Danny McLemore; sister, Abigail Butts; granddaughter, Jenna Lambert and several nieces and nephews. The family will...
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Terrance E. Dean

September 14, 1941 - June 18, 2015

Terrance E. Dean, age 73 of Hope Mills, died Thursday, June 18, 2015 at Haymount Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. He is survived by three daughters, Bonnie Roles and husband Randy of Georgia, Terri Dodd and husband Dan of Fayetteville, and Anna Gandara and husband Ruben of Hope Mills; two brothers and one sister; five grandchildren, Daniel Nehemiah Dodd, Lindsey Katherine Ruth Roles, Leah Mae...
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Donicio Noe Mendez

May 10, 2011 - June 15, 2015

Donicio Noe Mendez, age 4, of White Oak, passed away on Monday, June 15, 2015. He is preceded in death by his uncle, Phillip Webb; his great-grandparents, James and Joanne Webb. Donicio is survived by his father, Vinicio Mendez and his mother, Teresa Lauderback; two brothers, Luis and Joseph Ballestsor; and two sisters, Andreya Ballestsor and Gabrielle Mendez. The family will receive...
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Margaret "Mazie" Lebel

June 13, 2015

Margaret " Mazie" Kinlaw Lebel, 79 of Elizabethtown passed away on Saturday, June 13, 2015. She is preceded in death by her husband, Rejean Lebel and her companion William Jackson. Mrs. Mazie is survived by her daughter; Toni "Roxann" Cihanowyz and husband James "Chuck" of Elizabethtown; brother, William Kinlaw of SC; sister, Brenda Chester of St. Pauls; two grandchildren, Diane Keegan and...
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Robert Henry Jessup, Jr.

March 20, 1938 - June 13, 2015

Robert Henry Jessup, Jr., died peacefully on Saturday, June 13, 2015, after a long illness at Lower Cape Fear Hospice, Whiteville, NC. Robert Henry, the son of the late Robert Henry and Lucille Munroe Jessup was preceded in death by his wife, Dixie Rose Brisson Jessup and his parents. He is survived by his son, Robert Henry Jessup, III and wife Kimberly Moore Jessup of Greenville, NC;...
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Patricia Ann Hughes Bryan

March 23, 1952 - June 12, 2015

Patricia Hughes Bryan, age 63 of Bladenboro, died Friday, June 12, 2015 at home. She is preceded by her parents, James William Hughes and Essie Baker Hughes; and a sister Katherine Parson. She is survived by sons, Jeffrey Bryan and Michael Bryan of Bladenboro; daughter, Lisa Bryan of Bladenboro; a brother, Howard Hughes of Sanford and sister, Frances Bryan and husband Rev. Elton Bryan of...
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Mary Smith Parker

September 24, 1936 - June 10, 2015

Mary Lillie Smith Parker, age 78 of Garland, died Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at Ashe Gardens Memory Care. She was predeceased by her father, Henry B. Smith; mother, Ruby Maxwell Smith; four brothers, Dan, Laverne, Lacy, and Charlie Smith. She is survived by a son, Jerry Thomas Parker of Elizabethtown; a daughter, Felicia Blakesmith of Garland; one brother, Kenneth Smith of White Oak; four sisters,...
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Edith Victoria Britt

June 24, 1951 - June 5, 2015

Edith Victoria "Vickie" Britt, age 63 of Dublin, died Friday, June 5, 2015 at Cape Fear Valley Hospital. She is preceded in death by her father, Billie Britt, a brother, Billy Thomas Britt and a sister, Sharon Arnel Britt. She is survived by her mother, Arlene E. Hester of Dublin; son, Billy Howard Brisson of Sarasota FL, a daughter, Anna Victoria Brisson of Dublin; 5 grandchildren, Courtney M....
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Gary Dennis Suggs

April 22, 1960 - June 3, 2015

Gary Dennis Suggs, age 55 of Elizabethtown, died Wednesday, June 3, 2015. He is preceded in death by his father, Gladwin W. Suggs, Jr. He is survived by his mother, Faye Suggs of Cary; wife, Kim Suggs of Fayetteville; and a sister Kathy S. Ellington of Raleigh. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at Singletary United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Scott...
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Eugene B Hester

January 17, 1928 - June 3, 2015

Eugene B. Hester, age 87 of Bladenboro, died Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at West Bladen Nursing Center in Bladenboro. He is preceded in death by brother, Jessie Hester; sisters, Kathleen Hester Peterson and Pauline Hester McLemore. He is survived by a brother, Curt Hester and wife Vera of Bladenboro and many nieces and nephews. A viewing will be held on Friday, June 5, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 1...
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Benjamin Greene

May 31, 2015

Benjamin Wayne Greene, age 91 of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, May 31, 2015 after a brief illness. Ben is survived by his beloved wife, Mary K. Greene of the home; cousins, Phillip, Hobby, Lee, and Casey Greene all of Elizabethtown and Rose Mary Hempel of St. Petersburg, FL. Ben was born on September 5, 1923 in Atlanta, GA, the only child of Cecil Wayne Greene and Forrest Gay Greene. Ben moved...
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Mary Warwick Spence

December 16, 1919 - May 27, 2015

Mary W. Spence, 95, of Bladenboro passed away Wednesday May 27, 2015, peacefully at Glenflora in Lumberton. She was the youngest and last surviving of nine children born to the late W.A. and Lula V. Warwick. She was born, reared and spent her entire life in the Butters Community. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and friend to all those who knew her. At the time of her death, she was...
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Betty Lynn Bryan

September 23, 1952 - May 26, 2015

Betty Lynn Bryan, age 62 was born September 23, 1952 in Lumberton, NC. She grew up in Barnesville, NC and was a 1970 graduate of Orrum High School, Orrum, NC. She was employed by the State Employees Credit Union, Elizabethtown, NC. She was preceded in death by her father, Hilary Walters; twin grandsons, Wade and Aaron McLean and nephews, Justin Parker and Joey Pugh. She is survived by her...
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Zackery Blaze Priest

December 2, 2010 - May 22, 2015

Zackery Blaze Priest, age 4 of Clarkton passed away on Friday, May 22, 2015. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Donnie Ray and Wanda Gail Calcutt. Zackery is survived by his parents, Jeffery B. Priest, Jr. and Tiffany C. Priest of Clarkton; his sister, Diamond Nicole Priest of the home; his paternal grandparents, Jeffery B. Priest, Sr. of Bladenboro and Dianne Carroll of...
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Robert L. Summerlin, Jr.

September 15, 1928 - May 22, 2015

Dr. Robert Lee Summerlin, Jr. of Dublin passed away on Friday, May 22, 2015. Dr. Summerlin was a Navy Veteran. Dr. Summerlin was born to Robert and Cornelia Summerlin on September 15, 1928 at Summerlin's Crossroads near Mt. Olive, Bob was the 14th of 15 children, the only son who survived infancy. Bob grew up working on the farm and drove a school bus when he was 15 years old. Bob met his future...
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Evelyn Estelle Davis

June 12, 1931 - May 20, 2015

Evelyn Estelle Davis, age 83 of Harrells, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Cape Fear Valley Hospital. She is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph O. Davis and Elma Melvin Davis; husband, James Wilbert Davis, Sr.; sister-in-law, Wanda Davis and brother-in-laws, Harvey Davis and Lacy McDonald. She is survived by a son, James W. Davis, Jr. and wife Ernestine; a daughter, Evelyn Gail Daniel and...
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Homer Harold Clevenger

May 17, 2015

Homer Harold Clevenger, age 83 of Kingston, Tennessee died at home May 17, 2015. Mr. Clevenger is survived by his wife Mary Elise Bridger Clevenger of Kingston, TN (formerly of Bladenboro); daughter Julie Kathleen and son-in-law Bradley Paul Horky of Brentwood, TN; daughter Rebecca Felicia Clevenger of Kingston, TN; sister Rebecca Shepherd and brother-in-law Jerome Allan Saye of Harriman, TN;...
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Julia Claire Kinlaw

May 26, 1968 - May 13, 2015

Julia Claire Kinlaw, 46, of White Oak, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015.  She was preceded in death by her father, Jimmy Kinlaw; and a brother, Robert Kinlaw.   She is survived by her mother, Geneva H. Kinlaw of White Oak; son, Cameron Raynor and fiancée Maggie of Linden; brothers, Harold Kinlaw of Orlando, Fla., and Charles Ross of Fayetteville; and a sister, Mary Kay Kinlaw Colantuono of...
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Charles Jefferson "June" Allen, Jr.

November 1, 1926 - May 11, 2015

Charles Jefferson "June" Allen, Jr. , age 88 of Tar Heel, passed away on Monday, May 11, 2015. Mr. Allen was a World War II Army Veteran. He was born on November 1, 1926 to the late Charles Jefferson Allen,Sr. and Mamie Carroll Allen. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Butler Allen and a brother, William Simpson (W.S.) Allen. He is survived by two daughters, Cindy Allen Sanderson...
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Thomas Sidney Wilson

November 17, 1950 - May 11, 2015

Thomas Sidney Wilson, age 64 of Surf City (formerly of Lisbon), died peacefully at home Monday, May 11, 2015. He is preceded in death by father, Woodrow Wilson, brother, Rudolph Wilson, sister, Diane Wilson, grandmother, Nora Dowless, and nephews Chad Wilson and Nick Patrick. He was a US Army Veteran. He leaves behind his love, Delores McIntosh, mother Marie Massengill , of the home.; a...
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Joe Henry Medrano

December 5, 1952 - May 10, 2015

Joe Henry Medrano, age 62 of White Lake, died Sunday, May 10, 2015 at Southeastern Hospice House in Lumberton. He was a US Army Veteran. He is survived by a brother, an aunt and special friends Gloria and John Kozlosky of Aurora OH. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Burial will be at Green Lawn Cemetery in Jacksonville, AL.
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Jessie Lee Evans

December 18, 1937 - May 4, 2015

Jessie Lee Evans, age 77 of Elizabethtown, died Monday, May 4, 2015. She is preceded in death by her parents, Lesley Evans and Addie Evans Bruce; sisters, Helen Walters,Hilda Lewis and Shirley Thompson. She is survived by a daughter, Melody Vause and husband Wilton of Council; a brother, James L. Evans of Lumberton; 2 grandchildren, Evan Vause and wife Jessica of York, SC and Ellen West and...
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Glenn Clifton "G. C." Davis

August 1, 1941 - May 2, 2015

Glenn C. (G.C.) Davis, 73, of Clarkton, NC, died peacefully at his home at 11:20 a.m. on May 2, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents Moore Wesley Davis and Beatrice Bullard Davis, 2 Brothers: Thomas Davis, Wesley "Jack" Davis; 2 sisters: Betty Shaw, Edna "Duckie" Ransom, and Pauline Brown. G.C. is survived by his wife Betty Ann Davis; 1 brother, Jerry Davis and 1 sister Juanita Harris...
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Shirley Wright West

September 17, 1943 - May 2, 2015

Shirley Faye West, age 71, of Bladenboro passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at her home. She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert Jinx Wright and Mary Godwin Wright. Shirley is survived by her husband, L J West of the home; two sons, Reed Hester of Bladenboro and Greg West of Bladenboro; one daughter, Tiffany Weaver and husband Mike; one brother, Herbert Wright of Burlington; one...
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Shirley Sessoms Welch

November 17, 1947 - April 30, 2015

Shirley Sessoms Welch, age 67 of Elizabethtown Passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Southeastern Hospice House in Lumberton. She retired from Veeder Root/Danaher after thirty-five years of service. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Mary Jane Sessoms, three sisters, Jeanie, Sudie and Brenda and one brother, John Sessoms. Shirley is survived by her husband, Levy Welch of...
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Jeannie Hall McLemore

June 27, 1972 - April 28, 2015

Jeannie Hall McLemore, age 42 of White Oak, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her parents, Gary and Donnie Hall of Elizabethtown; her husband Ricky McLemore of the home; two sons, Logan and Landon McLemore of the home; and two brothers, Glenn Hall Jr. and David Hall. The family will receive friends on Friday, May 1, 2015 from 3:00 to 3...
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Vicky Denise Smith

January 14, 1965 - April 25, 2015

Vicky Carter Smith, age 50 of Bladenboro, died Saturday, April 25, 2015 at home. She is preceded in death by her parents, Lowell Tommy Carter and Doris Davis Carter. She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Smith of the home; sons, Thomas R. Smith and wife Heidi of Lumberton and Matthew D. Smith and wife Annie of Bladenboro; a daughter, Patricia Parnell and husband Todd of Bladenboro; three...
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Harry Michael Checkmate Tatum

August 9, 1953 - April 25, 2015

Mike "Checkmate" Tatum, age 61, went to be with the Lord on April 25, 2015. He was a dedicated husband, a loving father and a beloved friend. Mike was an avid hunter, fisherman and conservationist of wildlife. His passions included flying, swimming with his granddaughter and hobby farming. His greatest joy was his two granddaughters. Mike was a member of the former Pineywood Hunting Club...
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Liston "Mousey" Ray Skipper

November 12, 1946 - April 22, 2015

Liston "Mousey" Ray Skipper, age 68 of Bladenboro, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Southeastern Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his daughter, Charlotte Britt of Bladenboro; a sister, Judy Vause of Bladenboro; 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Friday, April 24, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Bethel Emanuel Holiness Church. The service...
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Paul Grier Smith

October 18, 1948 - April 21, 2015

Paul Grier Smith, age 66 of White Oak, died Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh, NC. He is preceded in death by his parents, George Lawton Smith and Thelma Pauline Sessoms Smith; sister, Faye Smith, and brothers, Ed Smith, Carl Smith and Charles Smith. He survived by his son, Robert Lawton Smith of Tampa, FL; daughter, Paula Genelle Espinoza and husband Carlos of...
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Edwin Hayword Rimes

April 3, 1950 - April 19, 2015

Mr. Edwin Hayword Rimes, 65 of Bladenboro passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at Duke University Hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie William Riley Rimes and Bertha Mae Gore Rimes, one brother, William Riley Rimes, three sisters, Bernice Bruce, Marie Gulledge and Sue Wilcoxon. He is survived by his wife Donna P. Rimes of the home; two sons, Joshua and Andrew Rimes of the...
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James Worth Thompson, Jr.

February 24, 1957 - April 18, 2015

James Worth Thompson, Jr., age 58 of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, April 18, 2015. He is preceded in death by his father, James Worth Thompson Sr. and a son Joseph Lane Thompson. He is survived by his mother, Elsie Stevens Thompson; sons, Jamie Thompson and wife Brandie of Elizabethtown and Jake Thompson of Goldsboro; sisters, Linda Transou of Marion, Louise Britt and husband Roger of...
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Cuba Lee Smith

September 11, 1926 - April 17, 2015

Cuba Lee Smith, age 88 of Bladenboro, died Friday, April 17, 2015 at Elizabethtown Nursing Center. She is preceded in death by her parents, Samuel Austin Smith and Harriett Davis Smith; three sisters, Jettie Smith, Mazelle Smith, and Hazel Cain; a brother, Dell Smith and a nephew. She is survived by 6 nieces and 7 nephews. The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 2:30...
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Charles Lawton Smith

February 4, 1940 - April 16, 2015

Charles Lawton Smith, age 75 of White Oak, died Thursday, April 16, 2015 at home. He is preceded in death by his parents, George Lawton Smith and Thelma Pauline Sessoms Smith; sister, Faye Smith; and brothers, Ed Smith and Carl Smith. He is survived by his wife, Gail W. Smith of the home; daughter, Lucy "Missy" Cook of White Oak; brothers, Paul Smith of White Oak and Clyde Smith and wife Teresa...
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Wiley Ray Sturgill

May 23, 1936 - April 15, 2015

Wiley Ray Sturgill, age 78 of Elizabethtown, died Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at home. He retired from the US Navy and served during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles Jackson Sturgill and Hycainth Bernice Taylor Sturgill; and a sister, Patricia Grunda. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Dudley Sturgill of the home; a son, Wiley Ray Sturgill, II;...
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Ann Marie Fuller

July 10, 1946 - April 13, 2015

Ann Marie Shepard Fuller, age 68 of Elizabethtown (formerly of Charlotte) died Monday, April 13, 2015 at Bladen County Hospital. She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Margurite Shepard; a brother, Robert Shepard and a sister, Carol Melle. She is survived by her husband, Edward Fuller, Sr. of the home; son, Edward Fuller Jr. of Charlotte; daughter, Elizabeth Hazelwood of Virginia...
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Maxine Gasses Farah

October 8, 1940 - April 10, 2015

Maxine Gasses Farah, age 74 of Clarkton, died Friday, April 10, 2015 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. She is preceded in death by her parents, Jesse and Mary Flayhan Gasses; husband, Fred Farah; 3 sisters, Georgia, Shirley, Rita and 2 brothers Victor and Tommy. She is survived by a son, Greg Farah of the home; a daughter, Sheila Thompson and husband Travis of Clarkton; 2 brothers,...
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Charles Michael Allen

February 20, 1965 - April 7, 2015

Charles Michael Allen, age 50 of Bladenboro, died Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at Southeastern Hospice House in Lumberton. He is survived by his mother, Julia Van Hester Allen of Bladenboro; daughters, Amanda Johnson and Kayla Allen of Bladenboro; brother Darryl Allen of Lumberton; sister Wendy Ray Allen Lashley of Lumberton and five grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Thursday,...
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Louis Angelo DiCicco, Jr

December 27, 1930 - April 6, 2015

Louis Angelo DiCicco, Jr., age 84 of Bladenboro was born December 27, 1930 and died April 6, 2015 at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. He is preceded in death by his parents, Louis Angelo DiCicco, Sr. and Rose DiCicco; his wife, Gertie Lee Watts DiCicco; an infant child; three sons, Paul, Jeffrey, and Michael DiCicco; and three sisters, Marie DiCicco, Lena Ponzo and Janice McCall. He retired from...
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Sharon "Jenny" Gibson

April 3, 2015

Sharon "Jenny" Priest Gibson, 67 of Bladenboro passed away on Friday, April 3, 2015. Jenny was born on September 13, 1947 to the late Preston and Mavis Davis Priest. She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Michael Gibson; granddaughter, Savannah Spaulding; sisters, Phyllis Williams and Judy Lowe; brothers: Harold Priest and Jerry Priest. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday,...
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Thomas Hammonds

July 1, 1974 - March 31, 2015

Thomas Wayne Hammonds, 40 of White Oak passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. The family will receive friends on Thursday April 2, 2015, at Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home from 6:00 until 8:00pm. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, April 3, 2015 at 10:00 am at Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home.
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Thomas " Gene" Wilson

October 3, 1931 - March 30, 2015

Thomas " Gene" Wilson, 83 of Clarkton passed away on Monday, March 30, 2015. He was born on October 3, 1931 to the late Thomas and Doreatha Edwards Wilson. Gene is preceded in death by his parents; son, Thomas Ray Wilson, two brothers, and five sisters. Mr. Wilson sang in the Community Trio for 12 years. and also ran the Clarkton Gulf Station for 32 years with his wife by his side. He...
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Dorothy Andrews Russ

February 11, 1927 - March 28, 2015

Dorothy Andrews Russ, age 87 of Bladenboro, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Poplar Heights in Elizabethtown. Dorothy was born February 11, 1927. She is preceded in death by her parents, Coron and Ada Andrews; sister, Mable A. Williams; brother, Dewey Andrews and her loving husband, H.J. Russ. She is survived by her beloved daughter Jo Ann Hall and husband Mark of Wilmington; several...
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Leola Hickman Pait

October 30, 1914 - March 28, 2015

Leola Hickman Pait, age 100 of Bladenboro, died Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Southeastern Regional Medical Center. She is preceded in death by her parents, Jasper P. Hickman and Malettie Taxana Flowers Hickman; five brothers and two sisters; husband, Ralph Pait, a daughter, Hazel and a son, Horace and one grandchild, Alan. She is survived by five sons, Rayford Pait and wife Carolyn of Surfside...
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Elvin McLemore

July 16, 1931 - March 27, 2015

Elvin McLemore, age 83 of White Oak, died Friday, March 27, 2015 at Cape Fear Valley Hospital. He is preceded in death by his parents, Clarence McLemore and Maie Harrell McLemore and seven siblings, Glynda, Gwynda, Irma, Myrtle, Clarence "Son", Evelyn and Ida. Mr. McLemore retired August 1, 1996 from International Paper Company. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Shirley McLemore of...
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Webb Russ, Jr.

January 8, 1936 - March 24, 2015

Webb Russ, Jr., age 79 of Bladenboro, died Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at home. He is preceded in death by his parents, Webb Russ, Sr. and Mary Deaver Russ; one son, Dewey Anthony Russ; one brother, Paul Russ; and two sisters, Beulah Hales and Pauline Hewett. He is survived by his wife Gertrude "Trudie" Shaw Russ of the home; son, Shane Russ and wife Katrin of Bladenboro; one daughter-in-law,...
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Tacoma Charras Amberger

November 29, 1995 - March 23, 2015

Tacoma Charras Amberger, age 19 of Tar Heel, died Monday, March 23, 2015. He was a student at West Bladen High School. He is survived by his mother, Patricia Shrago of the home; maternal grandmother, Leane Amberger; step-father, Paul Kellam and step-father, Linki; and a sister, Frankie Kellam of the home. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. at Bladen...
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Robert "Bobby" Roberts

January 7, 1944 - March 20, 2015

In great sadness, Robert Garrison "Bobby" Roberts, 71, of Bladenboro, NC, went home to rest with the Lord on Friday, March 20, 2015 after a long battle and extended stay in the hospital recovering from complications from surgery. As he left this earthly realm, He was surrounded by his devoted wife of 51 years, Dianna Grooms Roberts and his 2 daughters , Robin Lynn Roberts of Raleigh, NC and...
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Edward "Hunter" Lewis

February 3, 1988 - March 15, 2015

Edward "Hunter" Huntington Lewis, age 27 of Riegelwood, died Sunday, March 15, 2015. Hunter is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Charles Hobbs and his paternal grandfather, Gene Lewis. He is survived by his mother, Donna Hobbs of the home; father, Edward Lewis of New Bern; step-father, Joel Edward Jones; maternal grandmother, Shelby M. Hobbs of Riegelwood; paternal grandmother...
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Anthony Ray High

April 18, 1957 - March 15, 2015

Anthony Ray High, age 57 of Whiteville, died Sunday, March 15, 2015 at home. He is preceded in death by his parents, James Woody High and Nancy Nunnery High and a brother, James High, Jr. He is survived by a son, Tony High of Nashville, TN; a brother, Max High of Clarkton; and a sister, Pamela High and husband Scott Newbold of Wilmington. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard. The family...
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Brenda Suggs O'Quinn

June 9, 1950 - March 15, 2015

Brenda Suggs O'Quinn, age 64, of White Oak, formerly of the Fayetteville, Hope Mills area went to be with her Lord Jesus on March 15 2015. She is preceded in death by her parents, David Suggs and Mary Frances Owens Suggs; an uncle and aunt, Floyd and Lois Suggs and an aunt, Jessie Hamilton. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She leaves to cherish her memories a husband, Barry O...
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Betty Sutton Smith

March 22, 1931 - March 14, 2015

Betty Lee Sutton Smith, age 83 of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, March 14, 2015 at Poplar Heights Nursing Center in Elizabethtown. She is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Luther Sutton and Amy Kelly Sutton; 2 brothers, Wilton and Rodney Sutton and an infant brother; and a sister Melba Bordeaux. She is survived by a sister, Gladine Mims of Elizabethtown and a host of nieces and nephews. ...
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Matthew Francis Hardee

April 17, 1917 - March 13, 2015

Matthew Francis Hardee, 97, died Friday, March 13, 2015 at Bladen County Hospital in Elizabethtown. Mr. Hardee is survived by his wife of 72 years, Daphne (Billie) Potter Hardee and four children, Charles Matthew Hardee and wife Betty, Ann Hardee Jones and husband Richard, Jane Hardee Horst and husband Pete and James Marion Hardee and wife Beverly. There are 8 grandchildren and 15 great...
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Jackie Ray Kennedy

May 27, 1939 - March 10, 2015

Jackie Ray Kennedy, 75 of Clarkton passed away on March 10, 2015 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Mr. Kennedy was born on May 27, 1939 to the late Dorris and Mildred Thompson Kennedy. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, James Kennedy. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Clarkton Cemetery with Rev. Andy Smith officiating. The...
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JoAnn Mercer Howell

December 29, 1940 - March 10, 2015

JoAnn Mercer Howell,74 of Elizabethtown passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in the comforts of her home after a long, struggle with Alzheimer's disease. JoAnn Mercer Howell, born in Wilson, NC December 29, 1940 to the late Wiley Bronson Mercer and Willie Rogerson Mercer. She was a 1959 graduate of Lee- Woodard High School. JoAnn is survived by her husband, Roy E. Howell, sons, Kelly...
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Charlie Aubrey Townsend

November 24, 1931 - March 9, 2015

Mr. Charlie Aubrey Townsend, 83, of Singletary Millpond Road in Bladenboro passed away Monday afternoon, March 9, 2015. Aubrey was the son of Jerry Reuben Townsend and Nora Belle Lewis Townsend of Lumberton, both deceased, and the widowed faithful husband of Elizabeth Ann Humphrey Townsend (married 28 years, until her death in 1979) and then Margaret Taylor Singletary Townsend (married 19 years,...
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Ruth Cain Jordan

April 10, 1916 - March 7, 2015

Ruth Cain Jordan, age 98 of White Oak, died Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Bethesda Health Care. She is preceded in death by her husband, Nathan Jordan; son, Jimmy Wayne Jordan; 2 brothers and 3 sisters. She is survived by daughters, Patricia Hufford of White Oak and Jeannette Smith of Fayetteville; six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Mrs. Ruth worked for 20 years at Bladen County...
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John Thompson Smith

May 18, 1933 - March 7, 2015

John Thompson Smith, age 81 of Bladenboro, died Saturday, March 7, 2015 at home. He is preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Ann Groom Smith, and a brother, Lynn Smith. He is survived by his wife, Glenda McLean Smith of the home; sons, John Thompson Smith, Jr and wife Debbie of Hillsborough, Don Smith of Kenley, David Smith and wife Sheila of Spotsylvania, VA and step-son, Joey...
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Patricia Autry Morris

February 13, 1959 - March 6, 2015

Patricia Ann Autry Morris, 56 of Hampstead, NC went home to the Lord on Friday, March 6, 2015. She was born in Forsyth County on February 13, 1959 the daughter of James Bradley Autry and the late Shirleen Ann Brown Autry. Patty was a loving wife, mother, daughter and grandmother. She loved the Lord and showed it every day. Like her mother she was a great cook. She is preceded in death by...
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George Hayward Wilson

November 28, 1956 - March 5, 2015

George Hayward Wilson, age 58 of Elizabethtown, died Thursday, March 5, 2015 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He is preceded in death by his father, Joe Kelly Wilson; an infant sister, and sister, Mary Merritt; wife, Cynthia Miller Wilson; and daughter, Jessica Dawn Wilson. He is survived by his mother, Elizabeth G. Wilson of the home; daughter, Amanda Elizabeth Wilson of Piedmont, SC...
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Ethel Baldwin Priest

October 7, 1919 - March 3, 2015

Ethel Baldwin Priest passed away Tuesday morning March 3, 2015 at Columbus County Regional Hospital under Hospice Care. She passed peacefully in the presence of family. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Hunter Baldwin and Verina Meares Baldwin; her husband William Harrison Priest; three step-children, Nadine Butler, Laurice Warner, and William "Bill" Priest; nine siblings, and a...
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Robert Gerard Raftery

January 17, 1955 - March 2, 2015

Robert Gerard Raftery, age 60 of Elizabethtown, died Monday, March 2, 2015. He is survived by his mother, Bonita Raftery of New York and a son Anthony Raftery of New York; two brothers and one sister. Mr. Raftery taught English at East Bladen High School. The family will receive friends on Friday, March 6, 2015 from 5:00 to 5:45 p.m. at Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home. A service will follow...
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Layton Clewis

August 28, 1927 - March 2, 2015

Layton Clewis, age 87 of Bladenboro, died Monday, March 2, 2015 at home. He is preceded in death by his parents, Roland and Ada Clewis; an infant son, Arthur Clewis; one brother and two sisters. He is survived by his wife Roselie Clewis of the home; three sons, Greg Clewis and wife Susan of Charlotte, Dale Clewis, and David Clewis and wife Amy; a brother, Vernon Clewis of High Point; a sister,...
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John Edward Bungert

August 6, 1945 - February 26, 2015

John Edward Bungert, age 69 of Bladenboro, passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015 at home. He is preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Betty Bungert ; wife, Geraldine Bungert; and a sister, Elizabeth "Sister" Crews . He is survived by son, John Edward Bungert Jr. and wife Marissa of Bladenboro; a daughter, Jennifer "Strawberry" Bright and husband Tony of Bladenboro; three brothers,...
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Robert William Bourbeau

August 10, 1941 - February 23, 2015

Robert William Bourbeau, 73, of 2305 Third Avenue in Elizabethtown, passed away Monday, February 23 in Cape Fear Valley Hospital in Fayetteville. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilfred and Celina Bourbeau, and one brother, William Bourbeau. Bob is lovingly survived by his wife, Sarah Tatum Bourbeau. He is also survived by one son: Robert Bourbeau, Jr. and wife, Carla, of Lumberton...
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Keegan Matthew Davis

February 21, 2015 - February 21, 2015

Keegan Matthew Davis, infant son of Daniel Glenn and Kristen Nicole Buffkin Davis, died Saturday, February 21, 2015 at Duke University Medical Center. He is also survived by paternal grandparents, Larry W. Davis of GA and Ginger Cain of Ocean Isle Beach; maternal grandparents, Davie and Sherri Buffkin of Bladenboro; great grandfather, Buddy Cain of Bladenboro; and great grandparents, Larry and...
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Mary Wilson Merritt

May 31, 1955 - February 20, 2015

Mary Wilson Merritt of Clarkton, age 59 past away February 20, at New Hanover Medical Center in Wilmington. She is preceded in death by her father, Joe Kelly Wilson, an infant sister, and a special friend, Jeffery Bryant. She is survived by her mother, Elizabeth Wilson of Elizabethtown; two sons, Donny Merritt and fiance Danielle of Dublin, and Billy Merritt and wife Mercedes of Elizabethtown;...
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Margaret Taylor Singletary

February 9, 1924 - February 12, 2015

Margaret Taylor Singletary, 91, of Bladenboro passed away on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton. She was born in Bladen County on February 9, 1924 to the late Burry and Cora Pait Taylor. She was preceded in death by her husband, Winton Howard Singletary, a son, Lin Singletary, four brothers, C. J., Dewey, Graham and Dempsey Taylor, one sister,...
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George Hill Sr.

January 4, 1937 - February 11, 2015

George Alton Hill Sr. 78, of Bladenboro passed away on February 11, 2015. Mr. Hill was born on January 4, 1937 to the late Albert Jesse and Kinnie Simmons Hill. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Delma Gray Hester Hill; daughter, Cheryl Denise West; two brothers, Tommy and James Hill; and one sister, Lola Mae Grainger. The family will receive friends on Thursday, February...
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Martha Annie Storms

August 13, 1917 - February 10, 2015

Martha Annie Storms, age 97 of Bladenboro, passed away Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice House in Whiteville. She is preceded in death by her sons, James McCray Storms and Jimmy Storms and her husband, Elijah Storms. She is survived by her four sons, Sedford Storms and wife Cindy of Lumberton, Willard Storms and wife Faye , Millard Storms and Billy Storms and wife...
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Betty Lou Hewitt

July 20, 1936 - February 7, 2015

Betty Lou Hewitt, age 78 of Bladenboro, died Saturday, February 7, 2015 at home. She is preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Bessie Rich; two sons, Kenneth and Donald Hewitt; three sisters, Judy Tatum, Eloise Babson, and Elaine Pasons. She is survived by her husband, Edgar Blake Hewitt, Jr.; sons, Richard Hewitt and wife Deborah of Bladenboro and Harold Hewitt and wife Delma of Leland;...
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Ewen Hester

December 17, 1944 - February 6, 2015

Ewen Hester, age 70 of Bladenboro, died Friday, February 6, 2015 at home. He is preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Edith Hester; sister, Clarice Hester; four infant children; and one grandchild, Owen Hester. He is a Veteran of the Army National Guard. He is survived by his wife, Vonda B. Hester of the home; a son, Daniel Hester and wife Pauline of Bladenboro; a daughter, Gia Howell and...
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Weldon "Andy" Meares

January 7, 1956 - January 31, 2015

Weldon "Andy" Meares 59, of White Lake passed away on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at his home. Andy was born on January 7, 1956. Andy was a truck driver for 35 years. He was a member of White Lake Baptist Church where he enjoyed working with the Boys Club, puppet ministry, and also coached the Men's basketball team. Andy is survived by his wife; Bobbie Jean Meares of the home; son, Anthony...
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William R. Mullign, Jr.

September 5, 1953 - January 30, 2015

William R. Mulligan, Jr., age 61 of Elizabethtown, died Friday, January 30, 2015 at Southeastern Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his son, Keith Mulligan of Long Beach, NY. Services will be held at a later date.
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Leon Samuel Grimes

January 19, 1944 - January 28, 2015

Leon "Sammy" Samuel Grimes, age 71 of Tar Heel, died Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Southeastern Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife Janie B. Grimes of the home; two sons, Leon Grimes, Jr. of Tar Heel and Jeffrey Grimes of Concord; a daughter, Melissa Grimes-Gooden of Tar Heel; a brother, Thomas Grimes of Tar Heel; three sisters, Edna Atkinson of Clarkton, Carolyn Moree of...
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Rose King Stoker

September 15, 1931 - January 28, 2015

Rose O'Nell King Stoker, age 83 of Dublin, died Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Elizabethtown Nursing Center. She is preceded in death by her husband, J.C. Stoker, Sr. and a daughter, Rose Stoker Willis. She is survived by two sons, J.C. Stoker, Jr. and wife Georgia of Elizabethtown and Casey Lee Stoker of Pink Hill; grandchildren, Jennifer Leggett and husband Brad, and Caleb Stoker; and one...
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Roland Glen "Buddy" Edwards

August 21, 1955 - January 22, 2015

The well known voice of Radio station WGQR 105.7 and WODR, Cool 105.3, Roland "Buddy" Edwards, age 59, of Bladenboro passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015. He spent more than 40 years of his life devoted to his love of music. Buddy began in 1972 preparing himself for a career in radio broadcast by listening at night to 50's and 60's music. He worked part time and full time for a number of radio...
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Charles Middleton Hobbs

February 25, 1932 - January 20, 2015

Charles Middleton Hobbs, age 82, of Carvers Creek passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents, Isaac and Emma Ruth Bennett Hobbs and his sister, Frances H. Bowles. He is survived by his wife Shelby M. Hobbs of the home, two sons Charles Michael Hobbs and Thomas Neil Hobbs and wife Sherry, a daughter Donna LaJeanne Hobbs, all of Carvers Creek, two brothers,...
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Currie Robinson Long

September 7, 1934 - January 20, 2015

Rev. Currie Robinson Long, age 80 of Bladenboro, died Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at Columbus County Hospital. He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Hazel Long; two brothers, Horace and John Lee Long; and one sister, Rebecca Blackburn. He is survived by his wife, Jo Ann Adams Long of the home; sons Currie R. Long, Jr and wife Susan of Bladenboro, and Murrie Long of Bladenboro;...
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Fletcher Hardin Russ

July 15, 1921 - January 17, 2015

Fletcher Hardin Russ, 94, of Morganton, died Saturday, January 17, 2015. Fletcher was born in Bladen County, NC on July 15, 1921 to the late Ezra Russ and Leatha Evers Russ. He was a member of Conley Rd. Pentecostal Holiness Church and retired from Broughton Hospital. Fletcher was a US Army veteran serving during WWII. He farmed all his life and loved to work in his garden. In addition to...
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Carroll "Jerry" Campbell

May 6, 1945 - January 17, 2015

Jerry Campbell, 69 of Clarkton passed away on Saturday, January 17, 2015. Jerry was born on May 6, 1945 to the late Julian and Nellie Yarbrough Campbell. He worked at EJ Cox for forty five years as a plant manager until his retirement in 2009. He is preceded in death by his parents, and a brother James Campbell. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 21, 2015; from 1:30 until 2...
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Thomas Eugene Lockamy

November 18, 1975 - January 17, 2015

Thomas "Tommy" Eugene Lockamy, age39, of Bladenboro passed away Saturday, January 17, 2015. He is survived by his parents, Gene and Mitzie Lockamy of Dublin, his wife Melissa B. Lockamy, son Donavon Sellers, daughter Leigha Sellers, all of the home, and one sister, Samantha Lockamy of Dublin. The family will receive friends from 1-3 pm Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Bethel Baptist Church in...
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Robert "Bobby" Leonard Pearce

November 7, 1943 - January 16, 2015

Robert "Bobby" Leonard Pearce, age 71 of White Lake passed away Friday, January 16, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife, Judy Pearce. Survivors include his daughter Kim Atkinson and husband Thomas of White Lake, three grandchildren: April, Zarah and Madison and one great grandchild, Alaina. The family will receive friends from 11:00-11:45 am Monday, January 19, 2015 at Bladen Gaskins...
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Elizabeth Victoria Cueto

December 20, 1965 - January 14, 2015

Elizabeth Victoria Cueto, age 49 of Clarkton, died Wednesday, January 14, 2015. She is preceded in death by her mother, Ann Cueto. She is survived by her father, German Cueto of SC; a brother Anthony Cueto of Clarkton and a sister, Sally Cueto of Clarkton. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 16, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home. Services will be...
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Judy Jones Pearce

March 18, 1946 - January 13, 2015

Judy Jones Pearce, age 68 of White Lake passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2015. She is survived by her husband Robert "Bobby" Pearce of White Lake, daughter Kim Atkinson and husband Thomas of White Lake, sister Becky Pearce of Raleigh, three grandchildren: April, Zarah and Madison and one great grandchild, Alaina. The family will receive friends from 10-10:45 AM Thursday, January 15, 2015 at...
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Roy Lee Todd

January 12, 1933 - January 12, 2015

Roy Lee Todd, age 82 of Bladenboro, died Monday, January 12, 2015 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice House in Whiteville. He is preceded in death by a daughter Connie Atkinson, grandson Madison Rabon, his parents, Joseph and Gracie Todd, and brothers Leon, Memory, Charleston and Weldon Todd. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn C. Todd of the home; a son Glenn Todd of Bladenboro; daughters, Pam Ward...
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Virginia Daniel Stuart

January 23, 1940 - January 10, 2015

Virginia Mae Daniel Stuart, 75, of Wilmington, NC ( formerly of Elizabethtown) passed away on Saturday, January 10, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Rosa Downing Daniel and a sister, Lillian Watson. Virginia is survived by two brothers, Charles Daniel and wife Karen of Elizabethtown and James R. Daniel of Elizabethtown; a sister, Kathleen Woods of Rocky Point, NC and...
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Ursula Karen Kinlaw

September 21, 1941 - January 10, 2015

Ursula Karen Kinlaw, 73, of Dublin passed away on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Southeastern Hospice House in Lumberton. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Herta Herrmann and her husband, Robert Carl Kinlaw, Sr. Ursula is survived by two sons, Robert Kinlaw and wife Wendy of Clayton and Michael Kinlaw and wife Paula of Bladenboro; one brother, Harold Herrmann and wife...
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Catherine Heath Register

December 8, 1937 - January 8, 2015

Catherine Heath Register, age 77, of Elizabethtown left us to be with her heavenly father Thursday, January 8, 2015 while in residence at Lower Cape Fear Hospice. She is preceded in death by her parents George and Nora Heath, her husband, Jerry Register, one sister, Bonnie Wilson and one brother, Daniel Heath. Survivors include her three sons: Jerold "Jay" Register and wife Linda of Virginia...
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Jeffrey David Cushing

February 19, 1953 - January 6, 2015

Jeffrey David Cushing, age 61 of Lumberton, died Tuesday, January 6, 2015. He is predeceased by an infant daughter, Lisa Lauren Cushing; and his parents, Andrew and Etta Jones Cushing. He is survived by his wife, Cindy Meares of the home; son, David Cushing of Wilmington, step-sons, Ashley Bryan of Ocean Isle and Corey Bryan of Fayetteville; a daughter, Amanda Cushing of Lumberton; and a...
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Wilhelmina Hunt McDaniel

September 20, 1937 - January 6, 2015

Wilhelmina Hunt McDaniel, 77 of Elizabethtown passed away on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at her home. Mrs. McDaniel was born on September 20, 1937 to the late James Elmer and Inez Ward Hunt. She worked with Carolina Telephone Company for 35 years. She is preceded in death by her brother, James Elmer Hunt Jr. and her sister, Inez Thomas Smith. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 9,...
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Lin McRae Singletary

October 6, 1945 - January 4, 2015

Lin McRae Singletary, age 69 of Dublin, died Sunday, January 4, 2015. He is a veteran of the US Navy. He is preceded in death by his father, Howard Singletary. He is survived by his mother, Margaret Taylor Singletary of Bladenboro; wife, Gloria Singletary of the home; son, Dustin Singletary and wife Erin of Garner; daughter Holly Turner and husband Ray of Florence, SC; sisters Sheila Cowan of...
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Terry James Monroe

August 26, 1948 - December 30, 2014

Terry James Monroe, age 66 of Dublin, died at home on Tuesday, December 30, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Bonnie Brisson Monroe. He is survived by his wife Sandra W. Monroe of the home; children, James Monroe of the home, Travis West of Bladenboro, Barbara Britt of Troy and Kevin Monroe of Salisbury; and four grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Friday...
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William Edward Gilmore

May 17, 1941 - December 27, 2014

William "Sonny Boy" Edward Gilmore, age 73 of Bladenboro, died Saturday, December 27, 2014 at home. He is preceded in death by his parents, Lonnie and Maltida Smith Gilmore and a brother, Adolph Gilmore. He is survived by his sons, Harvey Gilmore and fiance Rose Ivey of Bladenboro, Michael Gilmore and wife Lori of Greenback, TN and Calvin Gilmore and wife Kristi of Maryville, TN; daughter...
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Retta Alexander Nye

March 20, 1934 - December 27, 2014

Retta Alexander Nye, age 80 of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, December 27, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ted Nye. She is survived by her sons, Dean K. Nye of Elizabethtown, and Shawn Nye and wife Ashley of Whiteville; daughters, Jan Lewis and husband Jimmy and Pamela Nye all of Elizabethtown; grandchildren, Charlotte, Hailee, Autumn and Lyla Nye, Jimmy Lewis, Nick Vigari and...
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Judith Lee Newark

November 23, 1940 - December 22, 2014

Judith Lee Newark, age 74 of White Lake, died Monday, December 22, 2014 at home. She is survived by her husband, Woody Newark of the home; son, John Newark of Pittsboro, NC; daughter Jeannene Webster of Butler, PA; and five grandchildren. Service information is incomplete at this time.
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Ernest Allen Evers

December 2, 1945 - December 22, 2014

Ernest Allen Evers, age 69 of Bladenboro, died Monday, December 22, 2014 at Cape Fear Valley Hospital. He was a veteran of the US Army. He is survived by a son, James Evers of Stuart, FL and a sister, Deborah Lanier of Elizabethtown. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 11:00 am at New Pait Cemetery.
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