Evelyn Capps Gornto, 92, of Southport died Thursday, July 5, 2012. She was born in Wilmington on July 15, 1919, and was the daughter of the late William C. and Evelyn Bullock Capps. She is survived by two children, Evelyn "Bunny" Sullivan of Southport and Lester Gornto Jr. of Leesville, S.C.; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. A memorial service was at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 7, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Southport with the Rev. Garrett Albertson officiating. Interment will be at a later date in Oakdale Cemetery in Wilmington. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church c/o Music Fund, 209 E. Nash St. Southport, NC 28461 or Dosher Nursing Center Recreation Department, c/o Vonnie Bishop 924 N. Howe Street, Southport, NC 28461. You may offer online condolences at www.peacocknewnamwhite.com. Arrangements by Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport.
Published in The Brunswick Beacon from July 11 to July 19, 2012