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  • Arka Merritt Jr. Obituary Photo
    Arka Merritt Jr. Bladenboro, North Carolina

    February 5, 2016

    Akra "Pedo" Merritt Jr. 70 of Bladenboro passed away on Friday, February 5, 2016. He was born on September 11, 1945 to the late Akra Merritt Sr. and Alma Russ Merritt. He is preceded in death by his parents. ...

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  • Martha Bryan Kinlaw Obituary Photo
    Martha Bryan Kinlaw, 77 South Carolina

    May 7, 1938 - February 3, 2016

    Martha Bryan Kinlaw, age 77, passed away February 3, 2016 in Florence, S.C. She was born in Bladenboro, N.C. to Sheppie and Edna May Bryan who also preceded her in death. She was a graduate of Florence Technical...

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  • Donald Cameron Neill Obituary Photo
    Donald Cameron Neill, 80 Elizabethtown, North Carolina

    March 4, 1935 - February 1, 2016

    Donald Cameron Neill, 80, of Elizabethtown, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2016. He is preceded in death by his parents, Wiley Lee Neill and Lizzie Warwick Neill; and his wife, Josephine H. Neill. He is survived...

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  • Harold Hubert Hester Obituary Photo
    Harold Hubert Hester, 66 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    April 13, 1949 - January 28, 2016

    Harold Hubert Hester, 66, of Bladenboro passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016. He is preceded in death by his parents, Dewey Hubert Hester, Jr. and Mary Dowless Hester. He is survived by his spouse, Teresa P....

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  • James Drew Humphries Obituary Photo
    James Drew Humphries, 66 New Bern, North Carolina

    December 7, 1949 - January 24, 2016

    James Drew Humphries, 66, of New Bern, NC passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2016. He is survived by his son, Jeremy Humphries of Elizabethtown; brother, Michael Humphries of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; sisters, Roumelle H....

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  • Martha Bridger Shipman Obituary Photo
    Martha Bridger Shipman, 83 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    November 19, 1932 - January 19, 2016

    Martha Bridger Shipman, 83, of Columbia, SC (Formerly of Bladenboro) passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. She was born on November 19, 1932 in Bladen County to the late Livingston A. and Evelyn Freeman Bridger. ...

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  • Patsy Atkins Saunders Obituary Photo
    Patsy Atkins Saunders, 80 Council, North Carolina

    February 17, 1935 - January 18, 2016

    Patsy Ruth Atkins Saunders, 80, of Council passed away on Monday, January 18, 2016 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Whiteville. She was preceded in death by her parents, Conrod Gordon and Annie Mae Ayers Atkins, her...

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  • Albert Harden Taylor Obituary Photo
    Albert Harden Taylor, 73 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    January 15, 1942 - January 12, 2016

    Albert Harden Taylor, 73, of Bladenboro passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2016. He is preceded in death by his parents, Dempsey Harden Taylor and Evelyn Taylor; and two infant brothers. He is survived by his spouse,...

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  • Darlene Ward Kelly Obituary Photo
    Darlene Ward Kelly, 76 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    October 17, 1939 - January 12, 2016

    Darlene Ward Kelly, 76, of Bladenboro passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. She is preceded in death by her parents, William and Alice Ward; brothers, Wilton, Stanley, and Stewart Ward; sisters, Esther Edwards and...

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  • Elizabeth  Bostic Robbins Obituary Photo
    Elizabeth Bostic Robbins, 99 Elizabethtown, North Carolina

    September 2, 1916 - January 5, 2016

    Elizabeth "Lib" Bostic Robbins, 99, of Elizabethtown passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arthur A. Robbins, Jr., a grandson, Ted Dowless; two sisters and two...

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  • Edward McRae Bryan Obituary Photo
    Edward McRae Bryan, 65 Holden Beach, North Carolina

    July 29, 1950 - January 4, 2016

    Edward McRae Bryan, 65, of Holden Beach, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2016. He is is preceded in death by his parents, Hubert and Calista Hester Bryan. He is survived by his spouse, Linda S. Bryan of the home;...

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  • Luvinia Coleman Dent Obituary Photo
    Luvinia Coleman Dent, 83 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    February 18, 1932 - January 4, 2016

    Luvinia "Lukie" Coleman Dent, 83, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2016. She is preceded in death by her parents, Kelly and Martha Coleman; her husband, Buddy Dent; two brothers, Lambert and Sambo Coleman; and one...

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  • Curtis  Wayne Sessoms Obituary Photo
    Curtis Wayne Sessoms, 86 Elizabethtown, North Carolina

    December 23, 1929 - January 2, 2016

    Curtis Wayne Sessoms, age 86, of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, January 2, 2016 at Bladen County Hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Wesley Sessoms and Edna Brisson Sessoms; an infant daughter, Linda...

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  • Kenny Lee Wilson Obituary Photo
    Kenny Lee Wilson, 61 Tar Heel, North Carolina

    October 25, 1954 - December 31, 2015

    Kenny Lee Wilson, age 61, of Tar Heel passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents, McKinnis and Rosa Bordeaux Wilson. He was born in Bladen County on October 25, 1954. Kenny...

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  • Nancy Katherine Blackburn Beard Obituary Photo
    Nancy Katherine Blackburn Beard, 72 Clarkton, North Carolina

    April 12, 1943 - December 30, 2015

    Nancy Katherine Blackburn Beard, 72, passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2015. She is preceded in death by her parents, James and Eugenia Blackburn; her husband, Vernon Beard; grandson, Jason Tatum; and several...

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  • Ralph David Casey Obituary Photo
    Ralph David Casey, 72 White Lake, North Carolina

    July 27, 1943 - December 29, 2015

    Ralph "Pete" David Casey, 72, of White Lake (formerly of Williamsburg, VA) passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents, Leslie and Nannie Casey and one brother, Snap Casey. He is...

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  • Dennis Mike Edge Obituary Photo
    Dennis Mike Edge, 65 White Oak, North Carolina

    September 5, 1950 - December 29, 2015

    Dennis Mike Edge, age 65, of White Oak passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at his home. Mike was preceded in death by his parents, Dennis H. and Dot Edge, and a brother, Harvey Edge. He survived by his wife,...

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  • Eugenia A. Cross Obituary Photo
    Eugenia A. Cross, 95 Elizabethtown, North Carolina

    May 3, 1920 - December 29, 2015

    Eugenia A. Cross, age 95, of Elizabethtown passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2015. She is predeceased in death by her husband, Samuel Preston Cross; parents, Rufus Tilden Allen and Ella Clark Allen; brothers, Clark...

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  • Finley Smith Bryan Obituary Photo
    Finley Smith Bryan, 88 Lumberton, North Carolina

    May 19, 1927 - December 28, 2015

    Finley Smith Bryan - ELIZABETHTOWN Finley was born May 19, 1927 in the Center Road Community to Docia and Eddie Bryan. At two, he survived polio and then spent the next 86 years making sure he never missed an...

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  • Mildred Elizabeth Kelly McGuinness Obituary Photo
    Mildred Elizabeth Kelly McGuinness Elizabethtown, North Carolina

    December 25, 2015

    Mrs. Mildred Elizabeth Kelly McGuinness passed away on Christmas day at the Angel House of the Lower Cape Fear Hospice after an extended illness at age 91. Mrs. McGuinness was born on March 5, 1924 in...

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  • William H Rouse Obituary Photo
    William H Rouse, 81 Elizabethtown, North Carolina

    April 13, 1934 - December 24, 2015

    William "Bill" H. Rouse, age 81 of Elizabethtown, died Thursday, December 24, 2015 at Bladen County Hospital. He was born on April 13, 1934 in Goldsboro, NC. Bill was a resident of Elizabethtown Nursing Center. He is...

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  • David Elbert Willis Obituary Photo
    David Elbert Willis, 61 Tar Heel, North Carolina

    April 3, 1954 - December 24, 2015

    David Elbert Willis, 61, of Tar Heel passed away Thursday, December 24, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Edna Willis; and a brother, Ronnie Willis. He is survived by his brother, Danny Willis...

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  • William Truman Harrelson Obituary Photo
    William Truman Harrelson, 70 Clarkton, North Carolina

    April 23, 1945 - December 23, 2015

    William Truman Harrelson, 70, of Clarkton passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Deborah K. Harrelson of the home; son, Markus Warwick and wife Adrianna of Cary; daughter, Tonya Shaw and...

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  • Jimmy Dale Walters Obituary Photo
    Jimmy Dale Walters Clarkton, North Carolina

    December 22, 2015

    Jimmy Dale Walters, 59, of Clarkton passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents, Eddie and Ida Walters. He is survived by his wife, Gennel Walters of Clarkton; mother, Mattie...

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  • Jimmy Edwards Obituary Photo
    Jimmy Edwards, 73 Bladenboro, North Carolina

    November 25, 1942 - December 20, 2015

    Jimmy Edwards, 73, of Bladenboro passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2015. He is preceded in death by his wife, Sue Davis Edwards and his two sons, Chris "Bulldog" Edwards and Jared Miles Eldred Edwards. He is...

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