Wilbur Leo Stephenson, 66, of Ash, North Carolina, son of James and Plassie Jones Stephenson of Willow Springs, North Carolina joined our Heavenly Father on Saturday, March 15, 2014 following a long illness.

Mr. Stephenson was a longtime employee of Lee Electrical Construction, working extensively in the Nags Head area.  He worked alongside many Hatteras EMC employees, earning the respect and love of many. He is preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, Mrs. Leatha Carroll of Willow Springs, Mrs. Linda Milligan of Ash, Mrs. Barbara Langdon of Dunn, and also a brother Mr. James Stephenson, Jr. of Willow Springs.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Julia “Judy” Stephenson; son, Christopher Mark Stephenson of Raleigh; stepson, David Metty of Grasston, Minnesota; stepdaughter, Carrie King of Reading, Michigan ; two brothers, Reverend Tom Stephenson of Supply and George Stephenson of Smithfield; three sisters, Doris Griffis also of Smithfield, Lucille Bowden of Willow Springs, and Shirley Smith of Ash; seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.  His constant devoted companions were his beloved dogs, Chester and Lil’ Bit.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at White Funeral and Cremation Service Chapel in Shallotte with Reverend Tom Stephenson officiating. Burial will follow in Brunswick Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Sammy Smith, Greg Smith, Ryan Smith, Randy Stephenson, Steve Milligan, and Terry Milligan.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, from 12-1pm at the funeral home.

You may offer online condolences at www.shallottefunerals.com.

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Mrs. Sandra Joyce Tolson age 74 of Shallotte, NC died February 27, 2014.

She was born April 3, 1939 in Washington, DC and was the daughter of the late David and Anne Rosenberg Ginsberg. She enjoyed nine Wonderful years traveling with her husband “Birdie”. She was an avid reader and was loved by many.

She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, George” Birdie” Tolson; two sons, Kenneth Tolson of Elkridge, Maryland, Jeffrey Tolson of Newtown, Ct.; grandchildren, David Bruce Tolson, Cailey Tolson, Jefferson Holden Tolson, Spencer Davis Tolson, Allyson Hope Tolson; a great grandchild, Tyler Bryce Tolson and her canine companion, Laddie.

In Lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation at www.parkinson.org or a charity of one’s choice.

A service will be a later date.

You may offer online condolences at www.shallottefunerals.com

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Richard Clinton Lavin, born in Framingham, MA on November 6, 1940, passed away unexpectedly at the New Hanover Hospital in Wilmington. Dick attended Framingham High School where he was very involved in varsity sports and student government. He attended Boston College on a football scholarship and graduated in 1963. A week later he married his high school sweetheart Marsha Webb of Natick, MA. He took over as manager of The Sudbury Inn in Sudbury and developed The Banjo Room into a successful enterprise. He began in sales and was involved in starting TIE Communications, then his own company Northeast Telephone in 1988.

Dick was very involved with his family of 9 children, Tony Lavin of Stow, MA, Joline Fish of Ash, NC, Jim Lavin of Oxford, MA, Shari Lavin of Boston, Patricia Lavin of Boston. Craig Lavin of W Jordan, UT, Tyronne Lavin of Sandy, UT, Claudy Lavin of Orem, UT, and Travis Lavin of Boston, and 22 grandchildren. Dick also leaves behind a sister, Carol Aragon of Nevada City, Ca. and a brother in-law, Dan O’Leary of Framingham, Ma.

The Lavin’s retired to Shallotte in 2007. Dick has been very involved in his church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and was a Bishop of the Boston Ward, under the leadership of Mitt Romney, who was Stake President in Boston at the time. He loved his family and his work in the Church. He was loved by his family and friends, with his outgoing personality and strong work ethic. He was a natural master of ceremonies and enjoyed participating in Brunswick Little Theater. He was loved by so many friends, and will be missed by all who knew him.

A luncheon will be 12 noon Sunday March 2, 2014 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Copas Road, Shallotte followed by a memorial service at 1pm.

Memorial donations may be made in his name to Brunswick Senior Resources, Inc. by visiting  https://brunswickseniorresources.org/donations/ or by mail:  Brunswick Senior Resources, Inc., P.O. Box 2470, Shallotte, NC  28459.

You may offer online condolences at www.shallottefunerals.com

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Mrs. Jewell C. Sides 84 of Supply died Sunday February 23, 2014 at Autumn Care Nursing Center of Shallotte.

Mrs. Sides was born February 4, 1930 in Montgomery County, NC and was the daughter of the late Talmadge and Jennie Walker Loflin.

She is survived by two brothers, Huey Loflin of Supply and Gene Loflin of Shallotte; two sisters, Alice Plowman of Richfield, NC and Voncele Hulen of Denton, NC.

A graveside funeral service will be held Thursday February 27, 2014 at 1pm at the Holly Hill Memorial Gardens, Thomasville, NC.

You may offer online condolences at www.shallottefunerals.com

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Mr. James Weldon Nance, 66, of Supply died February 18, 2014 at his home.

Mr. Nance was born in Robeson County on September 27, 1947 and was the son of the late Weldon and Kathleen Lowery Nance. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Duncan Nance of the home; four children, Tim Green of Wilmington, Andy Green of Rocky Point, Kimberly Nance Jones of Supply, Robert Walters of Supply; a sister, Nettie Jean Allen of Hallsboro; 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be Friday February 21, 2014 at 1pm at Cape Fear memorial Park, Hwy 211, Southport.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 Thursday February 20, 2014 at White Funeral Service, Shallotte.

You may offer online condolences at www.shallottefunerals.com

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Diane Lorraine Casey age 65 of Ocean Isle Beach, NC passed away Thursday, February 13, 2014 at the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick Bolivia, NC.

Arrangements to be announced by White Funeral & Cremation Service Shallotte, NC .

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Mrs. Nancy “Becky” Willetts age 73 of Bolivia died February 11, 1014 following a brief illness.

Mrs. Willetts was born in Greenville County, SC on October 17, 1940 and was the daughter of the late Nelson Perry Satterfield and Carrie Hahn Satterfield. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Donald Willetts. She retired from the Military Ocean Terminal at Sunny Point.

She is survived by two sons, Donald Scott Willetts and Jonathan Perry Willetts both of Bolivia; two grandchildren, Brandon and Holly Willetts; a sister, Nelda Amspacher of Calfornia; her mother in-law, Elizabeth Willetts of Bolivia.

Funeral services will be held Saturday February 15, 2014 at 2pm at Mill Creek Baptist Church with Reverend Jack Edge and Reverend Anthony Clemmons officiating. Burial will follow in the Willetts Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday February 14, 2014 from 6-8 pm at White Funeral Service, 3660 Express Dr. Shallotte.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, Florida  33607.

You may offer online condolences at www.shallottefunerals.com

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Grover Locke Edwards, Jr. of Supply, NC died Wednesday, February 5, 2014 following a brief illness.

He was born December 4, 1954 to Mary Emma Edwards and Grover Locke Edwards, Sr. of Hickory, NC.

Grover is Survived by his wife, Connie Bean Edwards; daughter, Laura Michelle Kitchens of Wilmington, NC and sister, Mary Ruth Schenk of Hickory, NC.

A 1978 graduate of NCSU School of Civil Engineering, Grover was employed by Hickory Construction Company; LP Cox Construction Company of Concord, NC; Strickland Martin Construction Company of Charlotte, NC; Hale Construction  of Wilmington, NC and Paragon Builders also of Wilmington. He had been a partner in Building Systems of Catawba County and owner of Site Con, Inc. of Hickory, NC.  He most recently worked with Woods Engineering of Wilmington, NC.

Grover was a lifetime member of Professional Construction Estimators Association and had served as the national President of the organization in 1993-94.

A memorial service will be held at the Holden Beach Chapel on Saturday, February 8 at 10:00 AM.

On line condolences may be sent to www.shallottefunerals.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick 955 Mercy Lane Bolivia, NC 28422.

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Gertrude Lewis Williams age 83 of Bolivia, NC died Wednesday February 5, 2014 at her residence.

She was born in Brunswick County on November 30, 1930 the daughter of the late Andrew Taft Lewis and Lucy Garner Lewis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Martin Williams, a son, Martin Dale Williams and a brother, Elmer Lewis.

Mrs. Williams was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Bolivia, NC.

Surviving are her children, Brenda W. Borowski (Larry) of Bolivia, Michael Williams (Mary) of Whiteville, NC and Maria Williams (Chris Linker) also of Bolivia; a brother, A. T. Lewis Jr. also of Bolivia; a sister, Kitty Batchelor of Sunset Harbor; five grandchildren, Jeremy Borowski, Jessica Williams, Tara Neal, Craig Williams Brandon Ervin; six great-grandchildren, Brooke Borowski, Scott Borowski, Kayden Smith, Emma Ervin, Noah Hinshaw, Marlee Hinshaw.

Funeral Service will be held 2 PM Saturday February 8, 2014 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church by Reverend Anthony Clemmons officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Gidoens International, P.O. Box 834 Shallotte, NC 28459.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Friday at White Funeral Service 3660 Express Drive Shallotte and other times at their residence.

On line condolences may be sent to www.shallottefunerals.som.

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Mr. Edward Robert Wagner 71 of Bolivia died Monday February 3, 2014 at his home.

Mr. Wagner was born in Orange County, NC and was the son of Warren P. and Lillie Mae Davis Wagner. He was a retired truck driver and a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church of Bolivia.

In addition to his mother he is survived by his wife, Jennifer Wagner, four sons, Thomas, Stanley and wife Cynthia, Tim, Wilton; step-mother, Laura Wagner, step-father, Reece Johnson; three brothers, Ronnie Scoggins, Robert Williams, Harry Johnson; five sisters, Nancy Murray, Marjorie Hamlet, Mary Jane Cook, Wendy Nugent, Aleine Cummings; 2 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Sunday February 8, 2014 at 2pm at Lighthouse Baptist Church, Old Ocean Highway, Bolivia with Pastor Robert Lucas officiating.

You may offer online condolences at www.shallottefunerals.com

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