Brenda Dixon Nolan, passed on January 25, 2023. Born in Ashland, Ky. Oct. 17, 1944, daughter of Carl Vinson Dixon and Lillian Maxine Kersey Dixon. She is survived by spouse of 42 years, Jimmy Rogers Nolan, one daughter, Ginger Grizzle Dickens (Vernon) of Ashland, Ky., two beautiful granddaug…

Abigail (“Abby”) Maree Perry, 27, of Shallotte, North Carolina, passed away on January 22, 2023, following her battle with Type 1 diabetes. Abby was born on October 8, 1995 on a harvest moon in Supply, N.C. She graduated as salutatorian from West Brunswick High School in 2013, an active memb…

Marlene Shirley Matthews Loznicka (Mulhern), born in York County, Maine, sadly left us on January 25, 2023 following a long illness. She had lived with her daughter and son-in-law in Bolivia, NC before being cared for at The Landings of Oak Island, N.C. Her final care was lovingly given at t…

Robert John Simms, known as Bob to friends and family, was born in Bay City, Mich., in 1934. He died on January 21 following a short illness. Born and raised in Michigan, Bob was a proud Michigan State alum having in 1956 been part of the first graduating class of packaging engineers. Follow…

Betty Rose Stephens Hobbs, 89, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, January 14, 2023, with her loving husband of 72 years, James Olen Hobbs, by her side. Betty Rose was born February 13, 1933, to the late Leroy Malcolm Stephens, Sr. and the late Myrtie Ward Stephens of Hallsboro, …

Robert W. “Robbie” Jordan, Jr, 49, of Hampstead, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 4, 2023. He was the loving husband of Meghan Lancaster-Jordan.Robbie was born in Abington, Pa., on August 14, 1973 to the late Robert W. Jordan, Sr. and Pamela Parola Jordan. Robbie spent his childh…

Janet Mattson McComb, 87, of Sunset Beach, N.C., died January 15, 2023. She was the daughter of the late Clarence Mattson and Jane Dawson Mattson.

Elsie Jane Peterson, 90, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2023, at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare in Wilmington. She was born in Northwest Township, Brunswick County, N.C. on January 4, 1933, the youngest child of the late Henry Oscar Peterson, Sr. and Vera Rowell Peterson.

Karla J. Squier, a long-time activist and campaign aide in the Essex County and N.J. Republican Party, died Monday, January 16,2023, after a brief illness. She was 91. Ms. Squier, who lived in Maplewood for many years, was the deputy superintendent and superintendent of elections in Essex Co…

Carmela D. Kane, 86 of Sunset Beach, N.C. died January 14, 2023 surrounded by her family and her amazing caregivers who made it possible for her to be loved and cared for in the comfort of her home. Born in Newell, W.V. she was a daughter of the late Anthony Mangano and Genoveffa Catrini Man…

Lawrence E. Dodson, age 91, of Calabash, N.C. passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2023. Born in Atlanta, Ga. he was the son of the late Lawrence and Trubie Dodson.

Walter Marion “ Marty” Fain II, age 57, of Bolivia formerly of Eden, N.C. passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2023. He was born in Eden, NC on July 2, 1965 the son of Glynda H. Walker of Supply, N.C. and the late Walter Marion Fain, Sr. also a step-father, Wayne Walker. Marty was an avid spo…

Helen Ann Galloway, 88 of Varnamtown died Saturday January 7, 2023 at Universal Healthcare of Bolivia. Mrs. Galloway was born in Brunswick County on July 1, 1934 and was the daughter of the late Thomas Norman Galloway and Ida Galloway. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Gene Gall…

Mr. Charles Hector Livingston, of Supply, N.C. passed away on January 02, 2023, at the age of 63. Charles was born in Moore County on December 11, 1959, to the late Paul B. and Mary Elizabeth Livingston. He loved riding his motorcycle, fishing, animals, and nature. He enjoyed reading and stu…

Dr. Bennie Flint King, 55, of Oak Island passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2023 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He was born May 30, 1967 in Columbus County, the son of Bennie Kelton King and Annette Duncan King. He was a proud graduate of NC State University and NC State College of…

Kathleen (Oravetz) Toeppner, Age 75, of Calabash, N.C. She passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at home. Kathleen was born on April 26, 1947 in Braddock, Pa. She lived in the Pittsburgh area for 57 years. Kathleen graduated from Norwin High School, Indiana University of Penns…

Mary Lillie Mintz, 96 of Ash died Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at Brunswick Health and Rehabilitation. Mary was born May 31, 1926 in Brunswick County, daughter of the late Newman Mintz and Etta Carlisle Mintz. In her younger years she enjoyed gardening and working in her yard. In addition to h…

James Kennedy “Jimmy” Cannon, 62, of Charlotte, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services were held Friday, December 30 in the Mausoleum Chapel at Hillcrest Cemetery, Conway, S.C. Entombment will follow, directed by Go…

John Calvin Sheffield, 75 of Ocean Isle Beach died Sunday, December 25, 2022 at McLeod Seacoast Hospital in Little River. Mr. Sheffield was born November 16, 1947 in Pinehurst, son of the late James Wesley Sheffield Sr. and Louise Primm Sheffield. He attended Appalachian State University bef…

Randy Juan Cheers, age 65 of Bolivia, N.C., passed away on Sunday, December 25, 2022. Randy was born in Brunswick County on January 22, 1957 and was the son of James Elwood Cheers and Nell Hewett Cheers. Randy loved to listen to gospel music and, most of all, he loved God. He was preceded in…

David Meacham Stanley, age 66, died peacefully with his wife by his side on the 10th of December, 2022 in the Roper Cottage of Mount Pleasant, S.C. He was born in Clinton, N.C. on August 23, 1956, to parents Harold D. Stanley and Jean W. Stanley. Anyone who met David could not help but smile…

Beatrice Ann Reece Squires, 84, of Longwood, NC passed away on Tuesday, December 7, 2022, in the Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center with family by her side.

Mr. Jethero Calvin “J.C.” Myers, Jr., age 72, of Supply, NC, passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2022.

Peggy Miller White, 91, of Holden Beach, N.C., passed away at the home of her granddaughter Ashley Fritzius, in Lewisburg, W.Va., December 14, 2022. Born January 25, 1931, in Guilford County, N.C., the sixth of seven children of parents George and Effie Mae Miller. Peggy grew up in Mt. Airy.…

Leonard Haley Jones, Jr. “The Blueberry Man” passed away suddenly on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at Hillcrest Rehab Facility, in Raleigh, N.C., at the age of 74. Haley was born January 20, 1948 in Oxford, N.C. and the son of the late Leonard Haley Jones and Nannie Bivins Jones. Haley loved lif…

Sophie “Ann” Johnson Rabon, of Winnabow, N.C., passed away peacefully with loved ones by her side on Monday, December 12, 2022, at the age of 86. Mrs. Rabon was a native of Brunswick County, born on October 25, 1936, daughter of the late Daniel Russell Johnson and Clara Taylor Johnson. She w…

E.B. Milliken, (Edna M Milliken), she went by her initials because she disliked her middle name. Mama went home to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday morning December the 7th, this had been her continuous daily prayer for 355 days since Daddy passed. E. B. was born 02 August 1933 half way…

We are sad to announce the passing of our beloved son, David Chandler Rourk, II on November 17, 2022, at the age of 31. David passed away in NHRMC from a sudden and rare basilar artery dissection. Our family is thankful for the compassionate care that he received in the ICU, and appreciates …

Beatrice Ann Reece Squires, 84, of Longwood, N.C. passed away on Tuesday, December 7, 2022, in the Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center with family by her side. Born in North Adams, Mass. on January 31, 1938, Bea was a daughter of the late, William and Mildred Alderman Reece. In addition t…

Anna Beryl Spivey, 89, Sunset Beach, N.C. died December 4, 2022. Born in Menifee County, Ky. on August 20, 1933, she was a daughter of the late Roosevelt McPherson and Virginia Waters McPherson. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Baris Avery Spivey, her brothers W…

Stella Lucille Bower Brecheisen, age 96, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 25, 2022 in Little River, S.C. with her family by her side. Stella was born January 18, 1926, the only child of the late George and Josephine Bower in Hillside, Kan. Stella earned a B.S. Degree in Education f…

Johnson, Helen E., of Sarasota, Fla., passed away on Nov. 26, 2022. She was preceded in death by her husband, MSgt. Gordon Wayne Johnson; her parents, George Bert Robinson and Retha Galloway; and brother, Bert Edward “Sorp” Robinson. Helen is survived by her daughter, Donna Perkins (Michael …

Barbara Anne Hartke Lowell passed away peacefully on November 26, 2022. Barbara was born July 11, 1935 in Maryland. Barbara was the daughter of the late Walter Richard Hartke and Anna Margaret Ehatt Hartke. She was born and raised in Maryland, graduated from St. Agnes Hospital School of Nurs…

Patricia Ann Sawyer, age 76 of Carolina Shores, N.C., passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2022. She was born on September 9, 1946 in Mineola, N.Y. the daughter of the late Henry Keck and Helen Marie Rose Keck. Patricia was an avid golfer and loved spending time with her family and friends. S…

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James Laurence Allard died July 16, 2022 at his home peacefully. Born May 19, 1938 at James Walker Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, N.C. He graduated from New Hanover High School in 1956. He worked as a Heavy Equipment Diesel Mechanic from 1957 till 2018. He is survived by his wife of 34 yea…

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Joan Elizabeth Brinsfield, 84, Shallotte, N.C. died peacefully in her sleep on November 6, 2022. Born in Atlanta, Ga. on March 28, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Reyston Brooks Norrell and Ottilie Theresa Lemke Norrell. She was preceded in death by her husband Phillip Marion Brinsfie…

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Jennings D. Edge, 88, of Calabash died Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center. Jennings was born in Horry County, S.C. on April 27, 1934, and was the son of the late Benjamin Elexy Edge Sr. and Anna Bourne Edge. After graduating from Wampee High School, he marr…

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Velma Rae Hewett, 81 of Bolivia died Thursday, October 27, 2022 at SECU Hospice in Bolivia. Mrs. Hewett was born August 29, 1941 in New Hanover County, daughter of the late James Houston Sellers and Dosia Mae Johnson Sellers. She was a soft spoken, humble lady who loved the Lord. Spending ti…

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Paul Michael Hope, 70 years old of Calabash, N.C. passed away on October 16, 2022 surrounded by his family, after a hard fought battle with kidney disease. Paul was born on February 29, 1952 in Burlington Vt., moved to Fayetteville, N.C. and then relocated to Ocracoke, N.C. in 1986 where he …

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Ottrue Ellis Evans, Sr, 76 of Supply died Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at his home following his battle with cancer. Ottrue was born in Brunswick County on December 3, 1945, son of the late Iola Evans Clemmons and Ernest Hewett. He owned and operated Evans Dump Truck Service before retiring. Ot…

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JB Smith, age 82, of Shallotte, N.C. passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. JB was born in Brunswick County on October 30, 1939 and was the son of the late Cosby Clarence Smith and Versie Smith. He was preceded in death by his wife Nelda Hewett Smith. Mr. Smith was an Automobile Mechani…

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Connie Hrubik, age 67, of Bolivia, N.C. passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at her home. Connie was born April 21, 1955 in Greensboro, N.C. and was the daughter of the late Coy and Faye Smith Sharpe. She was preceded in death by a daughter Melissa Goins. Connie was a book keeper for m…

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Evelyn Reaves Bellamy, 84, Sunset Beach, N.C. died October 20, 2022. Born in Brunswick County, N.C. on February 22, 1938, she was a daughter of the late William Kirby Reaves and Mary Emma Smith Reaves. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Aubrey L. Bellamy. She was…

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Nicholas John Carcich, 76, Sunset Beach, N.C. entered eternal rest on October 8, 2022. Nick was born in Jersey City, N.J. on June 30, 1946, the son of John and Joanna Carcich. Nick worked at Buck Engineering/Lab Volt for 44 years. He was a previous member of Ascension Church, Bradley Beach, …

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Our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother has joined her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Born in Wayne County, N.C. to Earnest King and Christine Faircloth, Tina lived a life full of love for her family, her friends and her church. She is survived by two brothers, her six children…

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Gloria McQueen Nance, 86 of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at her home. Gloria was born in Greensboro, N.C.on April 14, 1936 to the late Ernest Brady and Ruby Smith McQueen. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Charles Mitchell N…

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Geraldine Owen Bertschi, 90, resident of Ocean Isle Beach, went to be with the Lord on October 11, 2022 at 5:29pm. Jerry was born January 11, 1932 in Fayetteville, N.C. Surviving is her loving husband of 73 years, Clinton Maxwell Bertschi of the home; her son, James Marion Bertschi of Advanc…

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Richard “Blair” Barkley, 56 of Shallotte, N.C., passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, on Wednesday October 5th at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. Blair was a loving father, son, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend. He had a successful career as a contractor for 30+ y…