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  • Carolynn Dowless Edwards Obituary Photo
    Carolynn Dowless Edwards, 78 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    April 5, 1940 - December 7, 2018

    Carolynn Dowless Edwards, 78, of Bladenboro, passed away on Friday, December 7, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents: George and Ethel Dowless; husband: Thomas Edwards; sister: Joyce Cheek; an infant son and a...

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  • Anthony "Tony" O'Brien Pate Obituary Photo
    Anthony "Tony" O'Brien Pate, 60 Clarkton, North Carolina

    May 31, 1958 - December 7, 2018

    Anthony "Tony" O'Brien Pate, 60, of Clarkton, passed away on Friday, December 7, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father: Kirby Lee Pate. Tony is survived by his mother: Betty Davis Pate of Clarkton; wife: Estelle...

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  • Marvin Everette Burney Obituary Photo
    Marvin Everette Burney, 63 Clarkton, North Carolina

    December 4, 1955 - December 6, 2018

    The greatest fighter in the world, Marvin Everette Burney of Clarkton, died Thursday, December 6, and won his victory. He was 63. A dialysis patient for 23 years and 10 months, Marvin endured 3,565 dialysis...

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  • Lynard "Lyn" Ashley Johnson Obituary Photo
    Lynard "Lyn" Ashley Johnson, 85 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    May 2, 1933 - December 6, 2018

    Lynard "Lyn" Ashley Johnson, 85, of Bladenboro went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Lyn was a man who loved his country, his family and his community. But above all he loved his Lord....

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  • William "Al" Alfred Scoggins Obituary Photo
    William "Al" Alfred Scoggins, 73 Elizabethtown, North Carolina

    June 2, 1945 - December 1, 2018

    William "Al" Alfred Scoggins, 73, of Elizabethtown, passed away on December 01, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents: Walter and Ruby Scoggins and daughter: Mary Alice Scoggins. Al leaves behind his wife,...

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  • Paul Manuel Shipman Obituary Photo
    Paul Manuel Shipman, 95 Elizabethtown

    July 17, 1923 - December 1, 2018

    Paul Manuel Shipman, 95, of Elizabethtown, passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents: Paul and Mamie Shipman; wife: Lois Hammond Shipman; five brothers: Marshall, Frank, Marvin,...

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  • John Broadus Kelly III Obituary Photo
    John Broadus Kelly III, 57 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    July 17, 1961 - November 28, 2018

    John "Johnny" Kelly III, 57 of Bladenboro passed away on Wednesday, November 28, 2018. He was born on July 17, 1961 to Broadus and the late Darlene Ward Kelly. He is preceded in death by his son, John B. Kelly IV and...

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  • Jada Marie Billups Obituary Photo
    Jada Marie Billups, 19 Four Oaks, North Carolina

    May 11, 1999 - November 27, 2018

    Jada Marie Billups, 19, of Four Oaks, NC passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. She is survived by her mother: Marie Billups and stepfather: Jacob Winchell of Asheville; father: Issac Cummings of Buckhead; one...

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  • Betty Elmore White Obituary Photo
    Betty Elmore White, 96 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    May 20, 1922 - November 22, 2018

    Betty Elmore White, 96, of Bladenboro passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents: Walter Roland Elmore Sr. and Bessie Bridger Elmore, her husband: Henry James White Jr., two...

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  • Ethel  Marie Storms Obituary Photo
    Ethel Marie Storms, 86 Dublin, North Carolina

    February 24, 1932 - November 19, 2018

    Ethel Marie Storms, "Aunt Marie", age 86, of Dublin passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband: Raymond F. Storms; her parents: Nathan Bryan Carroll, Sr. and Vira King Carroll;...

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  • Bonnie Mae Tatum Bryan Obituary Photo
    Bonnie Mae Tatum Bryan, 75 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    September 16, 1943 - November 18, 2018

    Bonnie Mae Tatum Bryan, 75, of Bladenboro passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents: Harvey R. Tatum and Annie Bordeaux Tatum and one daughter: Pamela Denise Bryan. Bonnie is...

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  • Mary Lou Todd Obituary Photo
    Mary Lou Todd, 82 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    December 2, 1935 - November 16, 2018

    Mary Lou Todd, 82, of Bladenboro, passed away on Friday, November 16, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents: Roland and Flora Carroll; husband: Memory Todd; daughter: Rosemary Todd Wynn; two brothers: Junior...

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  • Mabel Smith Jones Obituary Photo
    Mabel Smith Jones, 93 Elizabethtown, North Carolina

    May 9, 1925 - November 15, 2018

    Mabel Smith Jones, 93 years old of Elizabethtown passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Whiteville. A graveside service will be held on Monday, November 19, 2018 at 11:00 am at Dyson...

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  • Thomas James McKeithan Obituary Photo
    Thomas James McKeithan, 75 Clarkton, North Carolina

    November 10, 1943 - November 15, 2018

    Thomas James McKeithan age 75 of Clarkton passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at home surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his parents: James Ira McKeithan and Estelle Burney McKeithan. Thomas is...

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  • Carlton "Bobby" Stanley Simmons , Sr. Obituary Photo
    Carlton "Bobby" Stanley Simmons , Sr., 92 Elizabethtown

    May 20, 1926 - November 14, 2018

    Carlton "Bobby" Stanley Simmons Sr., 92 year old WWII Navy Veteran of Elizabethtown passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents: Augusta Floyd Simmons and Nettie Watts Simmons,...

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  • Mary Rose Hughes Obituary Photo
    Mary Rose Hughes Bladenboro, North Carolina

    November 13, 2018

    Mary Rose Elkins Hughes, 80 of Bladenboro passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. She is preceded in death by her husband Rudolph Hughes and grandson Josh Kelly. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday,...

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  • Edgar Clyde Evans Obituary Photo
    Edgar Clyde Evans Bladenboro, North Carolina

    November 13, 2018

    Edgar Clyde Evans, 87 year old Army Veteran of Bladenboro passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents: J. Clyde and Fannie K. Evans, beloved wife: Elizabeth "Lib" Evans, one son:...

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  • William "Bill" Tatum Obituary Photo
    William "Bill" Tatum, 65 White Oak, North Carolina

    November 4, 1953 - November 12, 2018

    Bishop William "Bill" Troy Tatum, age 65, of White Oak went home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 12, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents: James H. Tatum and Letha Horne Tatum, one brother: James Lewis...

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  • Thomas Lennon Melvin Obituary Photo
    Thomas Lennon Melvin, 84 Tar Heel, North Carolina

    July 24, 1934 - November 11, 2018

    Thomas Lennon Melvin, age 84, of Tar Heel passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018. He was preceded in death by his daughter: Celeste Melvin, twin sister: Mary Alice Sinclaire, and one brother: Kenneth Melvin. Thomas...

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  • Jonathan Ikie Stocks Obituary Photo
    Jonathan Ikie Stocks, 38 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    September 6, 1980 - November 6, 2018

    Jonathan Ikie Stocks, age 38, of Bladenboro passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father: John Roger Stocks, maternal grandmother: Betty Thompson Priest, paternal grandmother: Mattie...

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  • Lois Kathleen Yarbrough Obituary Photo
    Lois Kathleen Yarbrough, 88 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    July 8, 1930 - November 2, 2018

    Lois Kathleen Yarbrough, 88, of Bladenboro, passed away on Friday, November 2, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents: John and Hattie Todd; husband: Franklin McKinley Yarbrough, Sr. Kathleen leaves behind three...

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  • Nicholas Dewayne White Obituary Photo
    Nicholas Dewayne White, 39 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    December 28, 1978 - November 1, 2018

    Nicholas Dewayne White, age 39, of Bladenboro passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018. He leaves behind his father: Sandy White and wife Melissa of Bladenboro; mother: Penny Donnelly of Bladenboro; paternal...

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  • Jean Lewis Gooden Obituary Photo
    Jean Lewis Gooden, 81 Elizabethtown, North Carolina

    October 23, 1937 - November 1, 2018

    Jean Lewis Gooden, age 81, of Elizabethtown passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents: Berry Lewis and Myrtice Warwick Lewis, her husband: Bennett Gooden, a daughter: Scarlett...

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  • William "Jeff" Johnson, Sr. Obituary Photo
    William "Jeff" Johnson, Sr., 58 Elizabethtown, North Carolina

    May 5, 1960 - October 31, 2018

    William "Jeff" Johnson Sr. age 58, of Elizabethtown passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents: Coleman "Pete" Johnson and Emma Smith Johnson. Jeff leaves behind his loving wife:...

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  • Ramona Marie Strickland Obituary Photo
    Ramona Marie Strickland, 86 White Lake, North Carolina

    March 23, 1932 - October 27, 2018

    Ramona Marie Strickland, 86, of White Lake, passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents: Raymond and Jennie Melvin; husband: Harvey G. Strickland; son: Gregory Preston Strickland;...

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