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January 19, 2018

William L. "Bill" Bennett Sr.

William L. "Bill" Bennett Sr.

Wilmington, NC

William L. "Bill" Bennett Sr., 93, from Wilmington died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Dr. Bennett was born June 26, 1924, in Brunswick County near Calabash. He is survived by his son, William Bennett, eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. A funeral service was held at...

Ronald Joseph Bunkowski Sr.

Ronald Joseph Bunkowski Sr.

Supply, NC

Ronald Joseph Bunkowski Sr., 73, of Supply passed away Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Ron was born Nov. 21, 1944, in Camden, N.J., to the late Lawrence and Phyllis Biel Bunkowski. He was a well-liked retired state trooper from the state of New Jersey who moved to North Carolina to...

Herbert Edward Burns Jr.

Herbert Edward Burns Jr.

Bolivia, NC

Herbert Edward Burns Jr., 81, of Bolivia died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, in Brunswick Cove Nursing Center, Leland. Born in Orono, Maine, on Nov. 17, 1936, he was the son of the late Herbert E. Burns Sr. and Doris Sargent Burns. Surviving are sons, Mark Burns of Wilmington,...

Harmon Riley Eggers Jr.

Harmon Riley Eggers Jr.

Bolivia, NC

Harmon Riley Eggers Jr., 73, of Bolivia passed away Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at his home. Mr. Eggers was born March 29, 1944, son of the late Harmon Eggers Sr. and Marie Mohar Eggers. He joined the General Services Administration Office of General Counsel (OGC) in 1971...

William Earl "Wild Bill" Garris

William Earl "Wild Bill" Garris

Winnabow, NC

William Earl "Wild Bill" Garris, 70, of Winnabow passed away Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. "Wild Bill" as he was fondly known, was born in Morgan County, Ohio, on June 9, 1947, to the late William Jesse and Hannah Susan Nichols Garris. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in...

Donald Gene "Donnie" Goodnight

Donald Gene "Donnie" Goodnight

Salisbury, NC

Donald Gene "Donnie" Goodnight, 79, of Salisbury unexpectedly went home to be with his heavenly Father on Dec. 19, 2017, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Born Oct. 9, 1938, in Rowan County, he was the son of the late James Patterson "Pat" Goodnight and Sadie Brooks...

Published in The Brunswick Beacon from Jan. 17 to Jan. 24, 2018.

Meta Carolina Hawes (Gerdes)

Meta Carolina Hawes (Gerdes)

Nakina, NC

Meta Carolina Gerdes Hawes, 90, of Nakina died Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. She was born Nov. 18, 1927, in Carolinensiel, Germany, the daughter of the late Margaretha Classen Gerdes and the late Emil Theodore Gerdes. She is survived by daughters, Dorothy H. Gore of Whiteville, Betty...

Published in The Brunswick Beacon from Jan. 11 to Jan. 17, 2018.

Kenneth LeRoy Keil

Kenneth LeRoy Keil

Calabash, NC

Kenneth LeRoy Keil, 71, of Calabash died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. He was a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., and a son of Paul Henry Keil and Florence Sievers Keil. He was a man of principle and dignity. His family meant everything to him. He was a beloved husband, father, Grandpa...

Benedict Augustine "Ben" Lee

Benedict Augustine "Ben" Lee

Calabash, NC

Benedict Augustine "Ben" Lee of Calabash passed away Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at the age of 84. Ben was born in Newark, N.J., on June 8, 1933, to the late Francis X. and Agnes Fraine Lee. He received his bachelor's degree from Seton Hall University and was a specialist second...

Clara Lennon (Parker)

Clara Lennon (Parker)

Bolivia, NC

Clara Parker Lennon of Bolivia passed away Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at age 91. She was born in Brunswick County on Jan. 25, 1926, to the late John Morton and Fannie Pierce Parker. She was a retired registered nurse. In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband,...

Thurston Little

Thurston Little

Clinton, NC

Thurston Little, 97, of Clinton died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Born Dec. 31, 1920, in Brunswick County, Thurston was the son of the late Bertha and Jesse Little. He is survived by his daughter, Glenda Reed of Clayton; three sons, Bob Little of...

Betty Crosby Long

Betty Crosby Long

Winnabow, NC

Betty Crosby Long, 79, died peacefully surrounded by loving family Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, after a struggle with pneumonia. Betty was born April 26, 1938, in Columbia, S.C., the daughter of John E. and Aleen H. Crosby. Betty is survived by her brother, John E. Crosby Jr.;...

Richard Timothy Love

Richard Timothy Love

Winnabow, NC

Richard Timothy Love, 73, of Winnabow died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, Bolivia. Born in Pell City, Ala., on July 25, 1944, he was a son of the late Edward L Love Jr. and Annie Whitten Love. Survivors include his wife, Helen A. Love of the...

Patricia May "Ma Pat" Sandifer (Griffin)

Patricia May "Ma Pat" Sandifer (Griffin)

Holden Beach, NC

Patricia May "Ma Pat" Griffin Sandifer, 77, of Holden Beach passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at her residence. "Ma Pat," as she was affectionately known, was born in Charleston, S.C., on July 19, 1940, to the late James Drufus Griffin Sr. and May Lois...

Joseph Peter "Capt'n Pete" Singletary Jr.

Joseph Peter "Capt'n Pete" Singletary Jr.

Holden Beach, NC

Joseph Peter "Capt'n Pete" Singletary Jr., 83, of Holden Beach passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. Mr. Singletary was born in Brunswick County on Aug. 7, 1934, and was the son of the late Joseph Peter Singletary Sr. and Zettie...

Ralston Lewis Smith

Ralston Lewis Smith

Dunn, NC

Ralston Lewis Smith, 92, of Harnett and Brunswick counties, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, after a long illness. Born April 14, 1925, to Grover Artis and Carrie Elizabeth Messer Smith, he is survived by the love of his life and wife of 69...

Peggy Spencer

Peggy Spencer

Green, OH

Peggy Spencer, 79, passed away Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. She was born July 30, 1938, in Akron, Ohio, to the late Carl and Katherine Hogue. Peggy grew up in Akron, lived in Green for 23 years and Ocean Isle Beach for 23 years before returning to Green two years ago. On July 30,...

Robbie Carolyn Steadman-Ohton

Robbie Carolyn Steadman-Ohton

Leland, NC

Robbie Carolyn Steadman-Ohton, 78, went to join her savior Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. Robbie was born in Portales, N.M., on Aug. 16, 1939. She lived the majority of her life in Phoenix. She moved to North Carolina in 2001. Robbie had a "firecracker" spirit and never met a task...

Lucy Mae Stone

Lucy Mae Stone

Supply, NC

Lucy Mae Stone, 82, of Supply passed away Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at Carillon Assisted Living Center in Southport. Mrs. Stone was born June 5, 1935, daughter of the late William Jesse Wofford and Zora Ether Coley Wofford. She showed her strong Christian faith as a member of...

Kay Dorothy Tessein

Kay Dorothy Tessein

Sunset Beach, NC

Kay Dorothy Tessein of Sunset Beach passed away Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at the age of 78. Kay was born in Trenton, N.J., on July 5, 1939. She was a daughter of George Saunders and Helen Clancy Saunders. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother,...

Billy Joe Williams

Billy Joe Williams

Ash, NC

Billy Joe Williams, 81, of Ash died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. He was born Nov. 22, 1936, in Charlotte, son of the late James Perry Williams and Beatrice Norkett Williams. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a son, Michael Joe Williams. Surviving are his wife,...

Betty Idol Williamson

Betty Idol Williamson

Swansboro, NC

Betty Idol Williamson, 83, went home peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. She was born Sept. 16, 1934, in Richmond County, daughter of the late John and Autan Phipps Idol. A Celebration of Life service was held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 21,...

Published in The Brunswick Beacon from Jan. 11 to Jan. 17, 2018.
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