Eloise Todd Cooker, age 88, of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2022 in the Universal Healthcare, Bolivia, N.C. with family by her side. Eloise was one of nine children born to the late William and Mary Eliza Floyd Todd. In addition to her parents, Eloise was pre…

Mary Ruth Holshouser Rattz age 90 of Supply went to be with the Lord on Friday, September 9, 2022, at her son’s residence in Norfolk, Va. A graveside service was held on Tuesday, September 13 at the Sharon United Methodist Church Cemetery in Supply. Pastor Jim Pegan officiated. The family sp…

Rhonda Ruth Richardson Graham, 60 of Supply, N.C., passed away on September 13th, 2022, after a valiant battle with COPD. Rhonda was born on December 28th, 1961 to Walter Andrew Richardson and Cleo Dell Felts in Baytown, TX. After school, she went on to a career in cosmetology and eventually…

Barrie Andrew McMurtrie, 72, of Ocean Isle Beach died Wednesday, September 14, 2022 as a result of injuries sustained in a plane crash with his friend Terry Druffel. Barrie was born March 28, 1950 in Romford, Essex England, son of the late Andrew and Iris Bowdidge McMurtrie. He was a mechani…

Terry Michael Druffel, 66 of Ocean Isle Beach died Wednesday, September 14, 2022 as a result of injuries sustained in a plane crash with his friend Barrie McMurtrie. Terry was born October 2, 1955 in Chicago, Ill., son of Rosemarie Pionke Druffel and the late Walter Druffel. Commander Druffe…

Sarah Elizabeth Collis, 86, better known as Sally, of Supply, N.C. passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on August 31, 2022. Sally was born on April 21, 1936, in Washington, DC, to the late Richard Everett and Eleanor (Schoonmaker) Everett. From humble beginnings, Sally spen…

Karen Sue Schwartz passed away peacefully at her home in Leland, N.C. on 9/10/22 with her beloved husband Tracy by her side. Karen was born in Michigan and, being the daughter of a career Army Officer, was raised in Oklahoma, Texas, California, Okinawa, Illinois, and Virginia. Karen graduate…

Thurston L. Wiggins (Lucky), 85, of Bolivia, N.C., passed on September 11, 2022. He was born in Penderlea, NC on March 29, 1937 to the late Thurston and Isabelle Drew Wiggins. He was preceded in death by his devoted wife of 58 years, Doris, brother Jimmie and daughters Joy Denise and Penny R…

Vincent Andrew Krasniewicz, Jr. of Calabash, N.C., passed away peacefully at his home on August 26, 2022. He was 84 years old. Vince was born in Pine Island , N.Y. on March 3, 1938 to Vincent A. Krasniewicz, Sr. and Casimira “Kate” Pietrzak Krasniewicz Mrocka. He was predeceased by his paren…

Roseann Patricia Edwards, 55, of Ash, N.C. passed away on Friday, September 9, 2022 following a long illness in the Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Born in Yonkers, NY on the 22nd of July 1967, Rose was a daughter of Vincent Marcel Augustine and the late Patricia Cat…

Marguerite Jones Ballenger, 90, of Charlottesville, Va., passed peacefully into the Lord’s arms while surrounded by her loving family on September 3,2022.Born on October 18, 1931 in Elloree, S.C., the daughter of Marguerite Holmes Jones and William Raymond Jones, Marguerite is predeceased by…

Marie Barnes Thompson, 98, passed away peacefully Sunday, September 4, 2022. Marie was born September 7, 1923. A lifelong native of Durham, Marie was a Christian, loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was a founding member of Hope Valley Baptist Church, Durham. Marie retir…

Lillie Mae Norris King, 81, passed peacefully and surrounded by family on September 1, 2022. She was preceded in death by her parents William “Bud” Norris and Dora Mae Reaves Norris as well as her two brothers, Buster and Maurice Norris. In 2008 she lost her husband and the love of her life,…

Diana Maria-Victoria Shamieh, age 67, of Supply, N.C. passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at her home with close family and friends by her side. Born on the first of September 1955 to the late Wendell B. Liddle, Sr., and Advina Pintus Liddle, Dianna was the last American born in the U…

Carolyn Hames Pendergrass, 93 of Sunset Beach, N.C. died September 5, 2022. She was born in Rutherford County, N.C. on January 9, 1929 she was the daughter of the late Steadman Hames and Virdie Mae Wilson Hames. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by a son, George Robert Pendergra…

Paul A. Miraglia, 78 of Carolina Shores, N.C. passed away peacefully on August 11, 2022 surrounded by his loved ones. Paul was born January 22,1944 in Camden, N.J. A celebration of life ceremony for family and friends will be held Wednesday September 14, at Seaside United Methodist Church, 1…

Frank Branson Bobbitt III, 74, of Leland, N.C, met his Lord on Friday, August 5, 2022, at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare in Wilmington, N.C. Mr. Bobbitt was born on May 23, 1948, in Newport News, Va. He was the son of the late Frank Bobbitt, Jr. and Sarah Myrick Bobbitt. He attended Warwick High S…

Jonathan Charlie Inman, age 39, of Shallotte, N.C., passed away August 26, 2022 at his residence. Jonathan was born in New Hanover County on June 23, 1983 to Orbie Eugene Inman and the late Eloise Hammond Inman. In addition to his mother, Jonathan is preceded in death by his Maternal Grandpa…

Lorraine A. Kurtz of Calabash, NC passed away peacefully on August 21, 2022 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born in Carnegie, Pa., to the late John and Olga Subjinski. She spent much of her life raising a family in Springfield, Va. At intervals, Lorraine was employed by the Navy Dept.,…

Celia Gail Moore Reaves, age 73, of Calabash, N.C. passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2022. Gail was born September 27, 1948 in Brunswick County, daughter of the late Lawrence Moore and Virginia Halks Moore. She raised her daughters as a single parent yet provided for all their needs. Her gre…

David Andrew Vandenberg, beloved husband, father, Papa, and friend, died on Thursday, August 25th, 2022 at age 61. Born on June 30th 1961, in Clearwater, Fla., he was the son of the late Dries and Rosemary Vandenberg, brother of John Vandenberg, Joan Philipp, Anthony Vandenberg, Patricia Bon…

Irene Paulsen Hewett, age 88, of Shallotte, N.C. passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2022. Irene was born January 1, 1934 and was the daughter of the late Theodore Roosevelt Paulsen and Angelina Patorra Paulsen. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Tina Laverne Huddleston and a step-gra…

Mary Catherine Hewett Royal, 90, of Supply, N.C. passed away on Tuesday, the 23rd of August 2022 at her home with her family by her side.

Clyde Edward “Eddie” Pottorff, Jr. Eddie was born November 17th, 1954 in Geneva, Ohio to Jessie Clemmons Dillon and Clyde Edward Pottorff, Sr.

Ms. Delores Yvonne Bryant, 63, of Supply, N.C., passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at McLeod Health Seacoast Hospital in Little River, S.C.

Lewis E. “Dusty” Varnam, 74, of Supply went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday August 21, 2022.

Annie “Anne” Nell Medlin, age 79, of Southport, N.C., passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2022. Anne was born July 5, 1943, in Greenville, S.C., to the late Grady Franklin Cartee and Mildred Gertrude Waldrop Cartee. As a young woman, Anne answered the call to be a public school teacher and n…

Rosa Diane Stephens, 82 of Supply died Friday, August 19, 2022 in Novant Brunswick Medical Center. Diane was born January 22, 1940, daughter of the late James Douglas Stephens and Rose Nell Terry Stephens. She graduated Hamlet High School and lived in Richmond County most of her life until m…

Thack Brown Jr passed away on August 3rd, 2022. He was born on August 27th, 1933 in Woodbury, N.J. the only child of Thack Sr and Esther Brown. Raised in Hagerstown, Md., he enrolled in the U.S. Army after graduating from high school, and served at the end of the Korean War. Upon his dischar…

Paul A. Miraglia 78 of Carolina Shores, N.C. passed away peacefully on August 11, 2022 surrounded by his loved ones. Born in Camden, N.J. on January 22, 1944. To the late Joseph D. and Lena Miraglia. He spent much of his life in South Jersey. Paul worked at, and later became president and ow…

Kenneth Foster McLamb, 65, of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2022, in the Lower Cape Fear Life Care Center, Bolivia, N.C. Kenny was born in Lumberton, N.C. on the fifth of September, 1956 to the late, Roy Lee and Voncille Sealy McLamb. In addition to his parents, h…

Kay Lambert, 86 of Ocean Isle Beach died Tuesday August 9, 2022 at her home. Mrs. Lambert was born in Richmond, Va. on November 16, 1935 and was the daughter of the late George and Florence Jones Lasater. She was a very active member of the Shallotte River Power and Sail Squadron. She is sur…

Douglas M. Floyd, 78, of Ocean Isle Beach, died August 8, 2022. Born in Brunswick County on November 2, 1944, he was a son of Walter Floyd and Katie Milliken Floyd. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Kathleen Floyd, and a son, Dougie Floyd. He was employed for 61 yea…

Dorothy Joan “Dottie” Hoffmann, age 100, of Shallotte, N.C. passed away on Wednesday, the 10th of August, 2022 in Brunswick Health & Rehabilitation, Ash, N.C. “Dottie”, as she was affectionately known to so many people, was born in Queens, N.Y. on November17, 1921, and was one of seven c…

Army Specialist at Fort Stewart Georgia, Johnathon Lee Williams passed away August 1, 2022, succumbed to his injuries from an auto accident on July 23.

John William Rakoci, 74 of Ocean Isle Beach died Sunday, July 24, 2022 at Duke University Medical Center. Mr. Rakoci was born May 8, 1948 in Sharon, Pa., son of the late John Thomas Rakoci and Edna Buchanan Rakoci.

Tom Hewett, Jr., 91, Supply, N.C., the last of the Brunswick County Bridge Tenders died August 4, 2022.

Col. Virgil Felix Batten (Ret.) Our loving father, brother, grandfather, uncle, and friend went to his eternal home on Wednesday, August 03, 2022.

Teresa “Terri” Jan Hinkle, age 59, of Supply, North Carolina passed away on Friday, July 29, 2022.

William “Bill” R. Brown Jr., age 69, of Supply, N.C. went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, July 30, 2022.

Bridgette Ashley Todd, age 30, of Supply, N.C. passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2022. Bridgette was born August 8, 1991 in Charleston, S.C. and was the daughter of Curtis Anspaugh and wife Tammie of Charlotte, N.C. and Tiffanie Inman and husband Heath of Supply. She is also survived by her …

Stephen Anthony Ross Sr., age 79, of Supply, N.C. passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2022. Stephen was born December 16, 1942 in Charlotte, N.C., son of the late Harry Julian Ross, Sr. and Ruth Beck Ross. After graduating from North Mecklenburg High School in 1961 he enlisted in the USN and USA…