The Brunswick Beacon Obituaries

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September 25, 2017

Deborah Ann Bowers-Fike

Deborah Ann Bowers-Fike

Southport, NC

Deborah Ann Bowers-Fike, 39, of Southport died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Debbie is survived by her husband, Ralph Fike Sr.; children, Christopher, Courtney, Ralph Jr. and Emma; mother, Jerolyn "Mamie" Schaefer; father,...

J. Edwin Brown

J. Edwin Brown

Holden Beach, NC

J. Edwin Brown, 76, of Holden Beach died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. He was born Feb. 17, 1941, in Wilmington, the son of the late Margaret Gilliard Brown and Joseph Timothy Brown. Edwin was the master control engineer for...

Published in The Brunswick Beacon from Sep. 21 to Sep. 27, 2017.

Bruce Douglas Esau

Bruce Douglas Esau

Longwood, NC

Bruce Douglas Esau, 69, of Longwood died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at his home. Mr. Esau was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Jan. 19, 1948. He was preceded in death by his father, Franklin Esau; wife, Beverly Esau; brother, Lenny Esau; and brother-in-law, Bob Little. He worked for...

Charles E. "Chuck" Fitzgerald

Charles E. "Chuck" Fitzgerald

Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Charles E. "Chuck" Fitzgerald, 78, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick in Bolivia. Chuck was born in Niagara Falls, N.Y., on Nov. 21, 1938, the son of the late Francis and Ida Daley Fitzgerald. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a...

Edgar Bourne "Ed" Harris

Edgar Bourne "Ed" Harris

Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Edgar Bourne "Ed" Harris, of Ocean Isle Beach, died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. He was born in Radford, Va., on Feb. 19, 1948, the son of the late Selden H. Harris Jr. and Evelyn V. Bourne Harris. Mr. Harris attended Allegany...

Gerald Wayne Long

Gerald Wayne Long

Wilmington, NC

Gerald Wayne Long, 60, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Duke University Hospital on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. Wayne was born Oct. 29, 1956, in Newberry, S.C., the son of Gerald and Freeda Long. In addition to his parents, survivors left to cherish his memory...

John Lawrence Mahar

John Lawrence Mahar

Sunset Beach, NC

John Lawrence Mahar, 79, of Sunset Beach, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Born in Manhattan, N.Y., on Sept. 21, 1937, he was a son of the late John and Mary Mahar. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Mahar; sons, Richard Mahar of Tinton Falls, N.J., and Scott Mahar of Red Bank,...

Kathleen Ann "Kathy" Melleky

Kathleen Ann "Kathy" Melleky

Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Kathleen Ann "Kathy" Melleky, 80, of Ocean Isle Beach passed away peacefully Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, after her battle with cancer. Kathy was born in Hoboken, N.J., on March 10, 1937, to the late Frank and Antoinette "Anita" Forsythe. After raising a family in Linden, N.J.,...

Bruce Charles Meyer

Bruce Charles Meyer

Bolivia, NC

Bruce Charles Meyer, 75, of Bolivia, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at his home. Bruce is survived by his wife, Susan M. Meyer of the home; daughter, Kate; son, Chris; his mother, Florence Meyer; and siblings, Robert and Jane. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday,...

Gerard J. "Gerry" Nappy

Gerard J. "Gerry" Nappy

Sunset Beach, NC

Gerard J. "Gerry" Nappy, 85, of Sunset Beach died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at his home. He is survived by his wife of nearly 34 years, Nancy Nappy; three children, Alice (Jonathan Miller) Nappy of Potomac, Md., Thomas (Theresa) Nappy of Huntington, N.Y., and Barbara (Chris)...

Mary Lou Sullivan Ward (Simmons)

Mary Lou Sullivan Ward (Simmons)

Sunset Beach, NC

Mary Lou Simmons Sullivan Ward went to be with her Lord, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at the age of 83. She passed peacefully in her home in Sunset Beach with her family by her. Mary Lou was born April 11, 1934, to the late Robert Priest and Frances (Fannie) Simmons in Ash. She...

Published in The Brunswick Beacon from Sep. 21 to Sep. 27, 2017.

September 22, 2017

Ella H. Griffith

Ella H. Griffith

Shallotte, NC

Ella H. Griffith, 101, of Shallotte, formerly of Arlington, Va., died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. Ella was born in Macksville, W.Va., on Sept. 15, 1915, the eldest daughter of Solomon Baxter and Artie Miller Hedrick. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Andrew...

Matthew David "Matt" Johnson

Matthew David "Matt" Johnson

Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Matthew David "Matt" Johnson, 40, of Ocean Isle Beach died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. Born in Rock Hill, S.C., on Nov. 12, 1976, he was the son of David Johnson and Erin Johnson of Gastonia. Matt was a beloved son and brother. He graduated from Barnwell High School and attended...

September 15, 2017

Margaret Sifford Cobb

Margaret Sifford Cobb

Supply, NC

Margaret Sifford Cobb, 95, of Supply passed away Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, at Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center. Born in Cabarrus County on Jan. 4, 1922, she was a daughter of the late Harvey Lee and Minnie Lee Tickle Sifford. Margaret was preceded in death by her husband of...

Nora Grace Milligan

Nora Grace Milligan

Bolivia, NC

Nora Grace Milligan, 83, of Bolivia passed away Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington. Born in Flint, Mich., she was a daughter of the late Theodore Alfonso and Mabel Easter Abbott Marx. She was retired from the Michigan Bell Telephone Co....

Evelyn H. Moore

Evelyn H. Moore

Whispering Pines, NC

Evelyn H. Moore, 93, formerly of Boiling Spring Lakes, died Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, at the family's home. She was born Oct. 14, 1923, in Sampson County to the late Carlton Harrell and Addie Powell Harrell. A memorial service will be held at a later date. She is survived by her...

Published in The Brunswick Beacon from Sep. 7 to Sep. 13, 2017.

Ronald William Otten

Ronald William Otten

Sunset Beach, NC

Ronald William Otten, 85, of Sunset Beach passed away Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. He was born in Paterson, N.J., on July 4, 1932. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He retired from Kearfott Corp. in 1993 as a manager in reliability engineering. Ron also...

September 12, 2017

William K. "Will" Keener

William K. "Will" Keener

Toledo, OH

William K. "Will" Keener, 58, of Toledo, Ohio, formerly of Supply, died Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. He was born April 1, 1959, in Toledo to the late Holt Keener Sr. and Mary (Wilson) Keener. Will is survived by his mother, Mary Keener; son, William H. Keener; sisters, Cathy...

September 8, 2017

Andrew Bryan Fulford

Andrew Bryan Fulford

Shallotte Point, NC

Andrew Bryan Fulford, 59, of the Shallotte Point community died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at his home. Mr. Fulford was born in Brunswick County on Dec. 9, 1957, and was the son of the late Newman Foy Fulford and Virginia Pigott Fulford. He is survived by two brothers, Wendall...

Jesse Hamrick

Jesse Hamrick

Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Jesse Hamrick of Ocean Isle Beach died Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. He was born Nov. 27, 1942, in Shelby to the late Garlie and Earlie Hamrick. Jesse is survived by his daughter, Rebecca Lanning of Gaffney, S.C.; a grandson and granddaughter; and sisters, Faye Benoy of Nakina,...

Michele Vasil Roberts Hurley

Michele Vasil Roberts Hurley

Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Michele Vasil Roberts Hurley, 57, of Ocean Isle Beach died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, at SECU Hospice House of Brunswick. She was born Nov. 21, 1959, in Los Angeles and was formerly a resident of Charlotte and Atlanta. She worked in information technology and data analytics. She...

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