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  • Beatrice Baysdon Atkinson Obituary Photo
    Beatrice Baysdon Atkinson, 90 Clarkton, North Carolina

    July 22, 1924 - December 20, 2014

    Beatrice Baysdon Atkinson passed away on Friday, December 19, 2014, following an extended illness. She was born July 22, 1924 at St. Pauls, NC to Joseph and Nancy Baysdon. She was predeceased by her husband, Edgar...


  • Gertrude Singletary Singletary Obituary Photo
    Gertrude Singletary Singletary, 92 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    May 13, 1922 - December 19, 2014

    Gertrude Singletary Singletary, age 92 of Bladenboro, died Friday, December 19, 2014 at home. She is preceded in death by her husband, James Carvin Singletary. She is survived by four sons, Bennett, James C., Ronald,...


  • Cindy Michele Brisson Obituary Photo
    Cindy Michele Brisson, 44 Raleigh, North Carolina

    June 30, 1970 - December 17, 2014

    Cindy Michele Brisson, age 44, of Raleigh, formerly of Bladenboro passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2014. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents Dillon and Thelma Brisson and her maternal grandmother...


  • Edward Franklin Hildreth Obituary Photo
    Edward Franklin Hildreth, 80 Clarkton, North Carolina

    May 4, 1934 - December 14, 2014

    Edward Franklin Hildreth, age 80 of Clarkton, died Sunday, December 14, 2014 in his home. He is preceded in death by his wife, Julia Hildreth and parents, John and Anna Hildreth; two sisters and one brother. He is...


  • Benny Ray Smith Obituary Photo
    Benny Ray Smith, 55 White Lake, North Carolina

    August 14, 1959 - December 11, 2014

    Benny Ray Smith, age 55, passed away at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville on Thursday, December 11, 2014. Born on August 14, 1959 in Fayetteville, he made a home in many places before settling in White...


  • Bruce Alton Phillips, Jr. Obituary Photo
    Bruce Alton Phillips, Jr., 73 Elizabethtown, North Carolina

    May 4, 1941 - December 8, 2014

    Dr. Bruce Alton Phillips, Jr., age 73 of Elizabethtown, passed away Monday, December 8, 2014. He was born in Lenoir County on May 4, 1941. He was predeceased by his parents, Bruce Alton Phillips and Mildred Albritton...


  • Clifford Jerry  Burney Obituary Photo
    Clifford Jerry Burney, 78 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    May 4, 1936 - December 5, 2014

    Cliford Jerry Burney, age 78 of Bladenboro, died Friday, December 5, 2014 at home. He is preceded in death by his son, Charles Kenneth Burney. He is survived by his wife, Carlene S. Burney of the home; sons, Ray...


  • Doris Catalano Obituary Photo
    Doris Catalano, 81 Elizabethtown, North Carolina

    October 20, 1933 - December 4, 2014

    Doris Leigh (Marie) Catalano, 81, of Elizabethtown died peacefully at her home in Elizabethtown, NC, on December 4, 2014. She was born October 20, 1933 in Lumberton, NC to the late Alexander and Ethel Stephens Lamb....


  • Kenneth  Worth Kinlaw Obituary Photo
    Kenneth Worth Kinlaw, 87 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    April 27, 1927 - December 3, 2014

    Kenneth Worth Kinlaw, age 87 of Bladenboro, died Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at West Bladen Assisted Living in Bladenboro. He is preceded in death by his parents Iley Wilton and Sallie Adams Kinlaw. He is survived by...


  • Ruby Johnson Townsend Obituary Photo
    Ruby Johnson Townsend, 94 Elizabethtown, North Carolina

    September 29, 1920 - December 1, 2014

    Ruby Johnson Townsend, age 94 of Elizabethtown, died Monday, December 1, 2014 at home. She is preceded in death by her husband Marion Townsend. Mrs. Townsend was a life-long member of Clarkton United Methodist Church....


  • Rose Stoker Willis Obituary Photo
    Rose Stoker Willis, 60 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    August 2, 1954 - November 30, 2014

    Rose Stoker Willis, age 60, of Bladenboro passed away Sunday, November 30, 2014. She was preceded in death by her father J.C. Stoker Sr. and her husband Ronald Lee Willis. Survivors include her mother, Rose Onell Stoker...


  • Jimmy Ray Howell Obituary Photo
    Jimmy Ray Howell, 65 Council, North Carolina

    February 8, 1949 - November 25, 2014

    Jimmy Ray Howell, 65, of Council passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2014. He was born in Bladen County on February 8, 1949 to the late Alton and Edna Lewis Howell. Jimmy is survived by his wife, Loretta Smith...


  • Patricia Clay Obituary Photo
    Patricia Clay, 57 Elizabethtown

    June 30, 1957 - November 22, 2014

    Patricia Childress Clay, age 57 of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, November 22, 2014 at home. Service information is incomplete at this time.


  • Geraldine Bryan Bungert Obituary Photo
    Geraldine Bryan Bungert, 65 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    December 6, 1948 - November 21, 2014

    Geraldine Bryan Bungert, age 65 of Bladenboro, died Friday, November 21, 2014 at home. She is preceded in death by her parents, Wade and Jodie Dowless Bryan; a brother, Herman Bryan and a sister, Gladys Dean Bryan. ...


  • Austin Thomas Absher Obituary Photo
    Austin Thomas Absher Wake Forest, North Carolina

    October 30, 2014 - November 19, 2014

    Austin Thomas Absher, infant son of Robert Thomas Absher and Heather Lukes Absher of Wake Forest, died Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Duke University Medical Center. Austin is preceded in death by his paternal great...


  • William  Wade Allen Obituary Photo
    William Wade Allen, 59 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    August 11, 1955 - November 19, 2014

    William Wade Allen, age 59 of Bladenboro, died Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at home. He is preceded in death by his father, William Earl Allen. A Memorial service will be held on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 2:00 p.m...


  • Stella Dowless Burns Obituary Photo
    Stella Dowless Burns, 89 Elizabethtown, North Carolina

    May 19, 1925 - November 11, 2014

    Stella Dowless Burns, age 89 of Elizabethtown, died Tuesday, November 11, 2014. She is preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Myrtle Hester Dowless; husband , Alfred Burns; a daughter, Elsie Fay Burns; five...


  • Alice Williams Davenport Obituary Photo
    Alice Williams Davenport, 75 Elizabethtown, North Carolina

    June 12, 1939 - November 8, 2014

    Alice Williams Davenport, age 75 of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, November 8, 2014 at home. She is preceded in death by her parents, William and Margaret Fletcher Williams and a sister, Peggy Chavers. She is survived...


  • Harrell Laverne Smith, Jr. Obituary Photo
    Harrell Laverne Smith, Jr., 55 Elizabethtown, North Carolina

    September 8, 1959 - November 6, 2014

    Harrell Laverne Smith, Jr., age 55 of Elizabethtown, died Thursday, November 6, 2014 at Cape Fear Valley Hospital. He is preceded in death by his father, Harrell Laverne Smith, Sr. He is survived by his mother,...


  • James Geiger Jr. Obituary Photo
    James Geiger Jr. Clarkton, North Carolina

    November 1, 2014

    James Alvin Geiger Jr, 67 of Clarkton passed away on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at his home. He was born on February 13, 1947 to the late James Alvin Geiger Sr. and Elise Barwick Geiger. The family will receive...


  • Ian Joseph Smith Obituary Photo
    Ian Joseph Smith Clarkton, North Carolina

    April 21, 2014 - October 27, 2014

    Ian Joseph Smith, 6 mos. old, of Clarkton, NC passed away October 27, 2014. He is survived by his parents, Andy and Alicia Smith, two sisters Abby and Hannah Smith, all of the home; Maternal grandparents, Charles and...


  • Rebecca Ezzell Norvell Obituary Photo
    Rebecca Ezzell Norvell, 31 Clarkton, North Carolina

    October 4, 1983 - October 23, 2014

    Rebecca Ann Ezzell Norvell, age 30 of Clarkton, died Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice House in Wilmington. She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Frances and Darol Ellington and a sister,...


  • William Jasper Lewis Obituary Photo
    William Jasper Lewis, 74 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    March 22, 1940 - October 21, 2014

    William Jasper Lewis, age 74, of Bladenboro passed away Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Mr. Lewis was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Louise Wooten Lewis and one half brother, Robert Lewis. He is survived by...


  • Daisy Norris Obituary Photo
    Daisy Norris, 69 Tar Heel, North Carolina

    June 28, 1945 - October 19, 2014

    Daisy Norris, age 69 of Tar Heel, died Sunday, October 19, 2014 at home. She is preceded in death by her mother, Lucille Butler; husband, Terry Norris and a brother, Samuel Butler. She is survived by her father,...


  • Mattie "Sheppy" Edwards Obituary Photo
    Mattie "Sheppy" Edwards, 72 Wake Forest, North Carolina

    December 2, 1941 - October 16, 2014

    Mattie Shepherd Russ Edwards, of Bladenboro, died on October 16, 2014. Sheppy was born on December 2, 1941, in Elizabethtown, NC, and was the oldest child of William Love Russ and Gladys Worthington Blackburn Russ. ...