Margie Cress Fox

Margie Cress Fox

Margie Cress Fox of Holden Beach passed Over peacefully in her home after a prolonged illness on March 30, 2014.

Born April, 19, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Luther Martin Cress and the late Ida Milam Cress of Holden Beach, NC.  She was predeceased by her husband Paul W. Fox Sr., son Paul W. Fox Jr., siblings JC Cress, Junior Cress, Vera Tate and grandson Ricky Parks.

She leaves behind her daughter Betty Fox Parks of their home, Daughter-in-Law Pat Fox of Supply, NC, grandsons Paul W. Fox III of Raleigh, NC; Roddy Parks of San Marcos, CA along with his wife Manisha;  and Toni Lewis of Wilmington, NC.  Margie also leaves behind two great grandchildren Zain and Zarin Parks of San Marcos, CA.

The family would like to extend a special Thank You to all of Margie’s very close friends, caregivers, neighbors, and the wonderful Sabbath Home Church community, who have been so supportive during the course of her retirement years.

A graveside funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. at the Sabbath Home Baptist Church Cemetery, 990 Sabbath Home Road, Supply, NC  28462.  Following the service, lunch will be provided to all in the fellowship hall at Sabbath Home.

You may offer online condolences at www.shallottefunerals.com

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Reverend Dr. Charles Lawson Smith Sr., of Supply, passed away on March 29, 2014 at Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center.

Rev. Smith was born October 11, 1941 in Columbus County, NC the son of the late Samuel Edward Smith and Sue Nelson Smith. He was a veteran of the US Navy and had been a Baptist Minister since 1985. Rev. Smith attended Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest; and received his Doctorate of Divinity from Emmanuel Baptist University in Connelly Springs, NC. He was preceded in death by six brothers and a sister.

Surviving is his wife Linda Sue Erwin Smith; five sons, Charles Lawson Smith Jr., and wife Tammy of Monroe, Timothy Wayne Smith and wife Joy of Wilmington, Kenneth Eugene Smith and wife Tonya of Oxford, Timothy Irvin Smith and wife Dorita of Supply, and Kenneth Jackson Smith and fiancée Leslie of Loris, SC; a brother Jerry Smith and wife Donnice of Cero Gordo; two sisters, Frances Caldwell and Judy Huffham both of Wilmington, seventeen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life service will be held at Supply Baptist Church in Supply on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm with Reverend Robert McClain officiating.  Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 pm at the church.

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

White Funeral and Cremation Service, Shallotte, North Carolina. 754-3333

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FordMr. Robert Duane Sommersett age 41 of Shallotte died Friday March 21, 2014 at his home.

Robert was an Auto Mechanic and had a great passion for Ford Mustangs.

Robert was born in Pender County on November 13, 1972 and was the son of Glenda Lewis Sommersett of Thomasville, NC and the late Donald Ray Sommersett. He is also survived by two sons, Tristan James “TJ” and Austin Sommersett and their mother Kerri Sommersett of Shallotte; his Fiance’, Ashley Hagler of Shallotte; a step-brother, Matthew Ward of St. Pauls, NC;  two sisters, Jamie Lee and April Sommersett of Shallotte, a special Aunt, Kay Walters of Orrum, NC; special friends, Jimmy Melton, Brian Earp, Jamie New and James Lewis all of Shallotte.

Services are private.

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Audrey Lee Gore formerly of Nakina, NC passed away on Saturday March 15, 2014 at the Beverly Park Place Health and Rehab Center in Knoxville, TN.

She was born on July 27, 1939 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Gore and son, Jimmy Gore.

Mrs. Gore was a member of   Happy Home Baptist Church in Nakina, NC.

Surviving are two children, Mark Gore and wife Regina of Shallotte, NC and Christopher Gore of Ocean Isle Beach, NC; several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 Thursday March 20, 2014 at  Happy Home Baptist Church by Pastor Charlie Smith officiating.  Burial will follow in the church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at hour prior the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Happy Home Baptist Church 2670 Happy Home Road Nakina, NC  28455.

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

White Funeral and Cremation Service 3660 Express Drive Shallotte, NC 38470 910-754-3333.

 

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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.

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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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Jewell C. Sides — Supply

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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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