The Brunswick Beacon Obituaries

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William David Davis Sr.

Supply, NC

William David Davis Sr., 74, of Supply died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at his residence. A celebration of his life will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at Peace Memorial Baptist Church, Winnabow. Online condolences may be sent to A service of...

Rita Jean DuGan

Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Rita Jean DuGan, 88, formerly of Shallotte, died Friday, March 24, 2017. She was born in Pittston, Pa., on Dec. 29, 1928, a daughter of the late Ray Egan and Rita Miller Egan. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Frederick DuGan Sr. She...

James Coxe "Jim" Hasty

Ocean Isle Beach, NC

James Coxe "Jim" Hasty, 71, of Ocean Isle Beach, formerly of Red Springs, died Friday, March 24, 2017, in his home at Ocean Isle Beach. Jim was born July 26, 1945. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy L. and Doris Holt; adopted parents, John W. and Josephine Hasty;...

Elizabeth Ann Hewett (Carpenter)

Monroe, NC

Elizabeth Ann Carpenter Hewett, 70, of Monroe, formerly of Supply, died Sunday, March 26, 2017. Mrs. Hewett was born in Brunswick County on Dec. 19, 1946, to the late Glynn Elbert Carpenter Sr. and Vernie Sellers Carpenter. She is survived by two sons, Michael Hewett of...

Eldredge Vernon "E.V." Holden Obituary (Brunswick Beacon, The)

Eldredge Vernon "E.V." Holden

Supply, NC

Eldredge Vernon "E.V." Holden, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 18, 2017, at home surrounded by family. He was born in Supply on Jan. 24, 1934, to Richard W Holden and Dora Dilsaver Holden. He proudly served in the U.S. Army from March 1954 to March 1956, during which...

William Ronnie Holmes

Ash, NC

William Ronnie Holmes, 62, of Ash died Friday, March 17, 2017, in Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center, Bolivia. Ronnie was born in Wilmington on March 22, 1954, to the late William Rockwell and Mildred Long Holmes. He is survived by his wife, June Lowery Holmes of the...

Joanna Jones (Stanley) Obituary (Brunswick Beacon, The)

Joanna Jones (Stanley)

Shallotte, NC

Joanna Stanley Jones, 55, of Shallotte died Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at her home. Joanna was born in Brunswick County on April 6, 1961, and was the daughter of Joseph Elridge Stanley and Jan Beck Stanley. Mrs. Jones and her husband Dean owned and operated Brunswick Towing...

William Roger Lesnewski

Calabash, NC

William Roger Lesnewski, 81, of Calabash, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 12, 2017. Known as Roger to his family and friends, he was the son of John Lewis and Mary (Buchko) Lesnewski of Yonkers, N.Y. For 56 years, Roger was married to the love of his life, Mary Patricia...

Rodney Manley

Holden Beach, NC

Rodney Manley, 50, of Holden Beach died Monday, March 20, 2017. Rodney was an avid fisherman and an outstanding mechanic. He enjoyed very much doing for others and he gave back what was so freely given to him. Surviving are his wife, Leslie McKethan Manley; daughter, Meredith...

Martha Jane "Mot" Noblitt

Holden Beach, NC

Martha Jane "Mot" Noblitt, of Holden Beach died Thursday, March 23, 2017. She was born Sept. 5, 1936, in Shelby to Perry and Annie Mae Noblitt. Her brother Milton died in 1977 and brother Bill died in 2016. Both parents are deceased: her father died in 1989, her mother died in...

Michael Edward Pierce

Shallotte, NC

Michael Edward Pierce, 60, of Shallotte, passed away peacefully Saturday evening, March 25, 2017, after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Elise; daughter, Lauren Reynolds (Brian) of Lake Waccamaw; son, Nathan Pierce (Alicia) of...

Joseph Paul Pinkowski

Calabash, NC

Joseph Paul Pinkowski, 75, of Calabash, died Thursday, March 16, 2017. He was born in Stuyvesant, N.Y., on May 23, 1941, to the late Vivian Edwards and Theodore Pinkowski. Survivors include his wife, Carmen Daughtry of the home; daughter, Stacey Roth of Valatie, N.Y.; son,...

John J. "Jack" Sexton Obituary (Brunswick Beacon, The)

John J. "Jack" Sexton

Shallotte, NC

John J. "Jack" Sexton, 93, of Shallotte, formerly of Kiawah Island, S.C., and Watchung, N.J., died Friday, March 17, 2017, at SECU Hospice House of Brunswick. Jack was born Dec. 8, 1923, in East Orange, N.J., the son of the late Thomas C. Sexton and Margaret Drew Sexton. He...

Fred Leon "Sparky" Smith Jr. Obituary (Brunswick Beacon, The)

Fred Leon "Sparky" Smith Jr.

Supply, NC

Fred Leon "Sparky" Smith Jr., 69, of Supply passed away after a lengthy illness at his home with family by his side. Born in Robeson County, Sparky was the son of the late Fred L. Smith Sr. and Allie Elease Marsh Smith. He was retired from DuPont after many years of service,...

Donald Gene Sullivan Obituary (Brunswick Beacon, The)

Donald Gene Sullivan

Shallotte, NC

Donald Gene Sullivan, 77, of Shallotte passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017. He was born in Fayette County, Ky., to the late Edgar Jackson and Thelma Louise Armour Sullivan. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Larry Gayle Sullivan, and a granddaughter, Megan...

Frederick Mitchell "Fred" Taylor Obituary (Brunswick Beacon, The)

Frederick Mitchell "Fred" Taylor

Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Frederick "Fred" Mitchell Taylor, 78, of Ocean Isle Beach and formerly of Kinston, died Monday, March 20, 2017, at Grand Strand Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Mr. Taylor was born in Lenoir County on Feb. 26, 1939, and was the son of the late John B. Taylor and Sally Olive...

Louise Johnson Willetts

Winnabow, NC

Our beloved mom, Louise Johnson Willetts, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017, after a long courageous struggle with dementia. She married our dad, William Elmore Willetts, in 1949 in Conway, S.C., and came back to his birthplace home where they lived and worked together...

Phyllis Williams (Good)

Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Phyllis (Good) Williams, 61, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in her home. Born Sept. 5, 1955, in Harrisonburg, Va., she was the daughter of Robert Edward Good and Bertha Mae (Moneymaker) Good Crum. Surviving are her husband, Gregory G. Williams; her mother and stepfather, Bertha...

Published in The Brunswick Beacon from Mar. 23 to Mar. 29, 2017.

March 24, 2017 Obituaries

Ronald Lamar Beck Obituary (Brunswick Beacon, The)

Ronald Lamar Beck

Shallotte, NC

Ronald Lamar Beck, 71, died Saturday, March 11, 2017, at the VA Hospital in Durham. He was born Aug. 4, 1945, to Robert Leaman Beck and Irene Harrelson Beck. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Rachel "Clo" Anderson, Carolyn West and Patricia...

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