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The Cavenaugh Family of Eastern North Carolina, 1790-1930
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Walter Earl Keen, Sr.
d. 30 Jan 1984

"Walter Earl Keen Sr.

Wallace - Walter Earl Keen Sr., 78, of 401 Friendly Drive in Wallace, died unexpectedly at his residence Monday afternoon.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Wallace Presbyterian Church, conducted by Dr. Clarence Lingle and the Rev. Bobby Mowery. Burial will follow in Rockfish Memorial Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lottie Brown Keen; one son, Walter Earl Keen Jr. of Greensboro; one brother, Eugene Keen of Johnson City, Tenn., two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
A beloved husband and father, Mr. Keen was born in New Hanover County and was the son of the late William George Thomas and Maggie Craig Keen. He was retired from the Seaboard Coastline Railroad in Jacksonville, Fla., and he and his wife had made their home at Friendly Acres in Wallace for the past several years. He was a member of the Willarlea Ruritan Club, where he served as treasurer. He was a member of Wallace Presbyterian Church, where he served as a deacon for several years. He was Man At Large and was member and treasurer of the Men's Bible Class.
Casketbearers will be Billy Wayne Savage, Harry Carlton, N.H. Carter, Tom Davidson, Joe McGlohon and Mark Murray. Honorary bearers will be Dr. W.W. Sutton, Jack P. Wells, Mrs. Mary Emily Browder, Delmar Minchew, Reece Lefler, Horace Lefler, Dudley Robbins Sr., Dudley Robbins Jr., Wilfred (Red) Robbins, Marty Robbins, Jimbo Robbins, the session and the deacons of Wallace Presbyterian Church, the Men's Bible Class of Wallace Presbyterian Church and the Willarlea Ruritan Club.
The family will receive at the Edgerton Funeral Home from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and will be at their residence, 401 Friendly Dr., Wallace, at other times.
The body will remain at the funeral home until 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, when it will be taken to the church to lie in state one hour before the service.
An Edgerton Service of Wallace."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 31 Jan 1984.

Lemuel "Joe" Brinson, Jr.
d. 22 Feb 1984

"Mr. Lemuel (Joe) Brinson Jr.

Beulaville - Mr. Lemuel (Joe) Brinson Jr., age 57, of Route 2, Rocky Point, died early Wednesday morning in the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Fayetteville after a brief illness.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday from the Edgerton Funeral Chapel in Beulaville, conducted by the Rev. Garland Foushee. Burial will follow in the Thigpen Cemetery in Beulaville.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Virignia [sic] Walls Brinson; one daughter, Mrs. Mary Ann Campise of Barnaget, N.J.; two sons, Lemuel Joseph Brinson of Barnaget, N.J., and Michael Francis Brinson of Toms River, N.J.; two stepdaughters, Miss Lori Francine Jenkins of the home and Mrs. Cheryl Lynn Taylor of Crosby, Texas; four stepsons, Robert Allen Jenkins, Nathan Glenn Jenkins and Christopher Lee Jenkins all of Channel View, Texas, and Sterling Eugene Jenkins of Houston, Texas; his mother, Mrs. Annie C. Horvatch of Rocky Point; stepfather, Bill Horvatch of Rocky Point; one sister, Mrs. Bill (Betty) Livengood of Wilmington; five grandchildren; and six step-grandchildren.
A native of Duplin County, Mr. Brinson was the son of Mrs. Annie Cavenaugh Horvatch and the late Lemuel Brinson Sr.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army. He was a self-employed trucker.
Casketbearers will be Malcolm Thigpen, Reggie Thigpen, Franklin Thigpen, Thomas Thigpen, L.L. Simpson and James L. Southerland.
The family will receive at the funeral home from 7:30 until 8:30 p.m. Thursday and at the residence of Mrs. Annie Horvatch, Route 2, Rocky Point other times.
An Edgerton Service of Beulaville."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 23 Feb 1984.

Gladys Mae Savage Thigpen
d. 7 Mar 1984

"Mrs. Gladys Mae Savage Thigpen

Wallace - Mrs. Gladys Mae Savage Thigpen, age 78, of Route 2, Wallace, died Wednesday afternoon in Medical Park Nursing Center in Mount Olive after a lengthy illness.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Edgerton Funeral Chapel conducted by Dr. Aubrey Jones. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Park near Watha.
She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Hallie (Mary Gladys) Smith of Wallace, Mrs. Hubert (Annie) Boone of Magnolia, Mrs. Effie Griffin of Newport and Mrs. Louis (Faye) Midgette of Sneads Ferry; two sons, Johnnie Thigpen of Burgaw and Leon Thigpen of San Pedro, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Laura Brock of Beulaville, 17 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
A native of Duplin County, Mrs. Thigpen was the daughter of the late Jerry and Ida Savage.
She was the widow of Roland Thigpen.
She was a member of the Chinquapin Presbyterian Church.
Casketbearers will be Melvin Boone, Allen Boone, Wade Smith, Buddy Griffin, Michael Midgette and Ricky Wood.
The family received at the funeral home from 7 until 9 p.m. Thursday and will be at the residence of Mrs. Hallie (Mary Gladys) Smith, 209 W. Carr St. in Wallace other times.
An Edgerton service of Wallace."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 9 Mar 1984.

Henry Lawrence Sanderson, Sr.
d. 19 Mar 1984

"Mr. Henry Lawrence Sanderson Sr.

Magnolia - Mr. Henry Lawrence Sanderson Sr., age 82, of Route 1, Magnolia, died Monday afternoon in Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville after a lingering illness.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Dobson Chapel Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Ed Johnson and the Rev. J.W. Johnson. Burial will follow in the Golden Grove Cemetery in Kenansville.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Isabelle Wood Sanderson; one daughter, Mrs. LeMar (Eva) Ketelsleger of Kenansville; one son, H.L. Sanderson Jr. of Wallace; two sisters, Mrs. Kate Futreal of Chinquapin and Mrs. Dorothy Lewis of Ocala, Fla.; one brother, H.J. Sanderson of Hampton, Va., 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A native of Duplin County, Mr. Sanderson was the son of the late William Albert and Eula Batts Sanderson.
He was a retired farmer, a member of the Community Hunting Club and a member of the Dobson Chapel Baptist Church.
Casketbearers will be Larry Sanderson, John Kilpatrick, Steve Kilpatrick, Billy Kilpatrick, Roy Sanderson and Allen Earl Rivenbark.
Honorary bearers will be the deacons of the Dobson Chapel Baptist Church.
The family will receive from 7 until 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Edgerton Funeral Home in Wallace and will be at their residence, Route 1, Magnolia other times.
The body will remain at the funeral home until 1 p.m. Wednesday, when it will be taken to the church to lie in state one hour prior to the service.
An Edgerton service of Wallace."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 20 Mar 1984.

Eliza Ellen Batts Lanier
d. 13 May 1984

"Mrs. Eliza Ellen Batts Lanier

Beulaville - Mrs. Eliza Ellen Batts Lanier, 89, of Route 1, Beulaville, died Sunday morning in Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville after a lingering illness. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. from the Edgerton Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Bob Wring. Burial will follow in the Lanier Family Cemetery.
She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Leslie (Maggie) Aycock of Wilmington, five sons, Gurman Lanier, Homer Lanier, Bob Jack Lanier all of Beulaville, Thurman Lanier of Chinquapin, and Tommie Lanier of Burgaw, 16 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.
A native of Duplin County, Mrs. Lanier was the daughter of the late Gary and Nancy Alice Wilson Batts and was the widow of James Albert Lanier. She was a member of the Cole's Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Casketbearers will be L.D. Aycock, Bill Aycock, Gene David Lanier, Jefferey Lanier, James Raymond Lanier and Thomas Lanier, Jr.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and will be at the residence of Mr. & Mrs. Gurman Lanier, Route 1, Beulaville other times.
An Edgerton Service of Beulaville."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 14 May 1984.

James Fisher Southerland
d. 12 Jun 1984

"James Southerland

James Fisher Southerland, 85, of 1908 Pink Hill Road died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. He was a retired restaurant owner and a member and deacon at New Hope Baptist Church. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday from Pinelawn Memorial Park. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Annie F. Southerland of the home; one son, James "Jimmy" Southerland of East Moline, Ill.; two daughters, Mrs. Mary S. Carpenter of Louisville, Ky. and Mrs. Louise S. Berg of Atlantic Beach; one sister, Mrs. Laura Ramsey of Wallace; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. The family will receive friends at Howard and Carter Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Memorial contributions may be made to New Hope Baptist Church or a charity of choice."

Source:
Kinston Daily Free Press, 13 Jun 1984.

Eli Clemeth Lanier
d. 17 Jun 1984

"Mr. Eli Clemeth Lanier

Wallace - Mr. Eli Clemeth Lanier, age 77, of Route 2, Wallace, died early Sunday morning in Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jackson [sic] after a lingering illness.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday from the Edgerton Funeral Chapel in Wallace conducted by the Rev. O. B. Taylor, the Rev. Jonah Swinson and the Rev. Samuel Swinson. Burial will follow in the Henderson Cemetery at Pin Hook.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Minnie Mae Reese Lanier; three daughters, Mrs. Elmer (Doris) Aycock of Leland, Mrs. Baxter (Margaret) Sanderson and Mrs. Jerry (Shirley) Walker both of Wallace; four sons, Carlton Lanier of Wallace, Shelton Lanier of Portland, Ore., Everton Lanier of Holly Ridge and Allen Ray Lanier of Jacksonville; four sisters, Mrs. Geneva Maready of Jacksonville, Mrs. Alice Batts and Mrs. Gladys Lanier both of Chinquapin and Mrs. Nernie Dail of Newport News, Va.; three brothers, Winfred Lanier and Cicero Lanier both of Beulaville and Leonard Lanier of Chinquapin, 25 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and six step-grandchildren.
A native of Duplin County, Mr. Lanier was the son of the late Dave Hatch and Luda Adams Lanier.
He was a retired farmer and commercial fisherman and was a member of the Sneads Ferry Freewill Baptist Church.
He had made his home in the Sneads Ferry area for several years before returning to the Pin Hook Community to make his home.
Casketbearers will be Jimmy Lanier, Mario Canepa, Marty Sholar, Delaney Aycock, E.C. Lanier Jr. and Mike Walker.
The family will receive at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and will be at their residence, Route 2, Wallace other times.
An Edgerton service of Wallace."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 18 Jun 1984.

Raeford Earl Brown
d. 8 Jul 1984

"Mr. Raeford Earl Brown

Wallace - Mr. Raeford Earl Brown, age 63, of Route 3, Wallace, died Sunday night in Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday from the Edgerton Funeral Chapel conducted by the Rev. Donald Coley. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Park near Watha.
Mr. Brown is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lena Register Brown; one son, Dean Earl Brown of Wallace; two sisters, Miss Hilda Brown of Wallace and Mrs. Kathleen Lovland of Havelock and two grandchildren.
A native of Duplin County, Mr. Brown was the son of the late Lucian and Rosa Southerland Brown.
He was a retired painter. He was a member of the Wallace American Legion Post No. 156 and was a member of the Island Creek Baptist Church.
Casketbearers will be Bobby Brown, Jerrell Brown, Ronnie Judge, Doug Judge, Harry Bradshaw and Joe Bradshaw.
The family received at the funeral home from 7 until 8:30 p.m. Monday and will be at their residence, Route 3, Wallace other times.
An Edgerton service of Wallace."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 10 Jul 1984.

Eunice Julia Wells Wallace
d. 12 Jul 1984

"Mrs. Eunice Julia Wells Wallace

Wallace - Mrs. Eunice Julia Wells Wallace, 75 , died Thursday afternoon in Duke Medical Center in Durham, N.C.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. from the First Baptist Church in Wallace conducted by Dr. Aubrey Jones. Burial will follow in the Rockfish Memorial Cemetery.
She is survived by one son, Joseph L. Wallace Jr. of Sanford; three sisters, Mrs. Irene Carr of Teachey, Mrs. Ruby Lanier and Mrs. Thelma Wells both of Wallace; two brothers, William Wells and Hubert Wells both of Teachey and three grandchildren.
A native of Duplin County, Mrs. Wallace was the daughter of the late Williams and Julia Elizabeth Fussell Wells and was the widow of Joseph L. Wallace.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wallace.
Casketbearers will be Wade Wells, Donald Wells, Ben Lanier, David Wells Jr., Fred Wells and Joe Hart Wells.
The family received at Mrs. Wallace residence 112 East Carr Street.
The body will remain at the funeral home until 9:30 a.m. when it will be taken to the church to lie in state one hour prior to the service.
An Edgerton Service Wallace."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 14 Jul 1984.

Margaret I. Carter Murray
d. 5 Aug 1984

"Mrs. Margaret Carter Murray

Wallace -- Mrs. Margaret Carter Murray, 66, died Sunday night in New Hanover Memorial Hospital in Wilmington after a lengthy illness.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the First Baptist Church of Wallace conducted by Dr. Aubrey Jones. Burial will follow in Rockfish Memorial Cemetery.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Lee Murray Sr.; two daughters, Mrs. John (Judy) James Jr. of Burgaw and Mrs. Mack (Lois) Horrell of Wallace; one son, Robert Lee Murray Jr. of Beulaville; one brother, Edwin K. Carter Sr. of Wallace.
A native of Duplin County, Mrs. Murray was the daughter of the late Joseph K. and Maggie Savage Carter and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Wallace.
Casketbearers will be William Murray, Doug Murray, Norwood Murray, Emory Price, Edwin K. Carter Jr., and Allen Batts.
The family will receive at the Edgerton Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and at their residence, Rt. 3, Wallace other times.
The body will remain at the funeral home until 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, when it will be taken to the church to lie in state one hour prior to the service.
An Edgerton Service of Wallace."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 7 Aug 1984.

Aubrey Taylor Teachey
d. 23 Aug 1984

"Mr. Aburey [sic] T. Teachey

Mr. Aubrey T. Teachey, of 423 Wesley Road, Green Cove Springs, Florida and formerly of Wilmington, died Thursday morning in St. Vincent Medical Center, Jacksonville, Florida.
He was born in Watha, N.C. on September 25, 1921, the son of the late Isaac and Elizabeth Cavanaugh Teachey.
Mr. Teachey was a charter member of Westminister [sic] Presbyterian Church and was founder of the Flatha Sunday School Class, and had retired from the Seaboard Systems Railroad.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Edna B. Teachey of the home; three sons, Doyle Teachey, Ronnie Teachey and N.Gregg Teachey; a sister, Mrs. Catherine Padgett; two brothers, Elbert Teachey and J.Q.Teachey; also two granddaughters and three grandsons, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. in the Westminster Presbyterian Church by Dr. Roger Horne. Interment will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Westminster Presbyterian Church or the American Cancer Society.
An Andrews Service."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 25 Aug 1984.

Sadie Lee Cavenaugh Yopp
d. 12 Oct 1984

"Mrs. Sadie Lee Yopp

Wilmington, N.C. - Mrs. Sadie Lee Yopp, 63, of 2017 Farley Drive, Wilmington, N.C., died at her home Friday morning after an extended illness.
Mrs. Yopp was born in Brunswick County, on November 6, 1920, the daughter of the late Jacob Woodley and Fannie Ella Lawhorn Cavenough. She was a member of the Murraysville Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband, John A. Yopp, Jr. of the home; a son, John A. Yopp, III of Wilmington, N.C.; a daughter, Mrs. Emily Y. Cobb of Dallas, Texas; two brothers, Johnny Earl Cavenough of Winnabow, N.C. and Louis Adolf Cavenough of Fayetteville, N.C.; three sisters, Mrs. Luther D. (Magnolia) Mintz and Mrs. James W. (Ida Mae) Guthrie, both of Wilmington, N.C. and Mrs. Rufus (Mary Pearle) Bonham of Rocky Point, N.C.; two half-sisters, Mrs. Carrie Watkins and Miss Nolan Cavenough, both of Wilmington, N.C.; five grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday in Coble's Oleander Chapel with the Rev. B.A. Porter officiating. Interment will follow in Oleander Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at Coble's Oleander Chapel between 5 and 6 p.m. Sunday.
A Coble Service."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 13 Oct 1984.

Thurman Jackson Rivenbark
d. 27 Oct 1984

"Mr. Thurman J. Rivenbark, Sr.

Wilmington - Mr. Thurman Jackson Rivenbark, Sr., 67, of 7134 Market Street, Wilmington, N.C., died Saturday morning in New Hanover Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.
Mr. Rivenbark was born in Wallace, N.C., on Feb. 8, 1917, the son of the late Thomas Jackson and Ludie Mae Cavenaugh Rivenbark. He was a member of the Ogden Advent Christian Church and a charter member of the Ogden Volunteer Fire Dept. Mr. Rivenbark was owner and operator of Ogden Motors until his retirement.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Faye Hall Rivenbark of the home; five sons, Brunson Neal Rivenbark of Hampstead, N.C., Thurman Jackson (Jack) Rivenbark, Jr., Daniel Glenn Rivenbark and Thomas Berry Rivenbark all of the home and Richard Wayne (Ricky) Dunbar of Hampstead, N.C.; two daughters, Mrs. David E. (Patricia) George and Mrs. Ricky (Rosita) Crawford both of Hampstead, N.C.; two brothers, Alton D. Rivenbark of Hampstead, N.C. and Elwood L. Rivenbark of Wilmington, N.C.; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday in the Ogden Advent Christian Church with the Rev. Harold R. Crocker officiating. Interment will follow in the Prospect Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Coble's Oleander Chapel between 5 and 6 p.m. Sunday.
A Coble Service."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 28 Oct 1984.

Pearl Eva Daniels Carter
d. 11 Dec 1984

"Pearl D. Carter

Pearl Daniels Carter, 78, of Warsaw, died Tuesday. Funeral, 3 p.m., Thursday, Community Funeral Home. Burial, Carter family cemetery.
Surviving: sons, James Elwood Carter of Warsaw, Lynwood Carter of Pink Hill, Charlie H. Carter, Jr. of Pink Hill; daughters, Inez Lane of Holly Ridge, Gladys Watkins of Clinton, Vivian Fryer of Detroit, Mich., Vernell Casteen of Warsaw, Edna "Dot" Murphy of Pink Hill; brothers, Earl Daniels of Kinston, Coolidge Daniels of Charleston, S.C., Kirthwood Daniels of Kentucky; sisters, Mildred Blalock of Beulaville, Eula Brown of Kinston; 31 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren.
Family at funeral home, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday."

Source:
Wallace Enterprise, 13 Dec 1984.

Florence Cavenaugh Cavenaugh
d. 7 Jan 1985

"Mrs. Florence C. Cavenaugh

Wallace - Mrs. Florence C. Cavenaugh, 73, of Rt. 2, Wallace, died Monday afternoon at her residence after a lengthy illness.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. from the Northeast Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Elbert Hollowell and Rev. Billy Toler. Burial will follow in the Cavenaugh Cemetery, Rt. 2, Wallace.
Mrs. Cavenaugh is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Bertie Gilbert and Mrs. Annie Pearl Bray, both of Wallace and Mrs. Virgie Lou Proffitt of Rose Hill; four sons, Aubrey Cavenaugh, John David Cavenaugh and Aaron Cavenaugh, all of Wallace and Ray Cavenaugh of Harrells; one sister, Mrs. Bessie Cavenaugh of Wallace; one brother, Mike Cavenaugh of Turkey; 20 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
A native of Duplin County, Mrs. Cavenaugh was the daughter of the late John and Katie Teachey Cavenaugh and was the widow of Isaiah Cavenaugh. She was a member of the Northeast Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church.
Casketbearers will be Bobby Cavenaugh, Willie Gilbert, Tony Bray, Randy Cavenaugh, Bryan Cavenaugh and Danny Cavenaugh.
The family received at the Edgerton Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and will be at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. John David Cavenaugh, Rt. 2, Wallace other times.
The body will remain at the funeral home until 12:30 p.m. Wednesday when it will be taken to the church to lie in state one hour prior the service.
An Edgerton Service of Wallace."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 9 Jan 1985.

Morris Baggett Williams
d. 5 Feb 1985

"Mr. Morris Baggett Williams

Mr. Morris Baggett Williams, 71, of the Cornelia Nixon Davis Nursing Home, formerly of Leland, N.C., died Tuesday following an extended illness.
Mr. Williams was born in Duplin County on September 18, 1913, the son of the late George W. and Ottie Wall Williams. He was a member of the Pin Hook Baptist Church, Wallace, N.C.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Geneva Maready Williams of Wilmington, N.C.; a son, M.B. Williams, Jr., of Asheville, N.C.; two daughters, Brenda Williams Wood and Linda Williams Wierse, both of Wilmington, N.C.; a brother, Norwood B. Williams of Wilmington, N.C.; a sister, Ruth Cavenaugh of Wallace, N.C.; a granddaughter, Sherri Wood of Wilmington, N.C., and three grandsons, David Wood and Warren Wierse, both of Wilmington, N.C., and Jeff Wierse of Chapel Hill, N.C.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday at the graveside in Oleander Memorial Gardens with Dr. Lamar J. Brooks officiating.
A Coble Ward-Smith Service."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 7 Feb 1985.

Leon Frederick Rooks
d. 6 Feb 1985

"Mr. Leon Frederick Rooks Sr.

Wilmington -- Mr. Leon Frederick Rooks Sr., 74, died Wednesday night in New Hanover Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Rooks was born in Pender County on Sept. 21, 1910, and was the son of the late Daniel and Maggie Gurganious Rooks.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Betty Humbles of Castle Hayne; three sons, Mr. Fred Rooks Jr., Mr. Billy Rooks and Mr. Dwight Rooks, all of Wilmington; two sisters, Mrs. Edna R. Keith and Mrs. Madeline R. Deal, both of Penderlea; one brother, Mr. Lloyd Rooks of High Point; 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. at Watha Methodist Church with the Rev. Terry Coats officiating. Burial will follow in the Watha Methodist Church Cemetery.
Casketbearers will be Bobby Johnson, Charles Reynolds, Buren Anderson, James Wilkins, Ronnie Rooks and Bill Humbles.
Mr. Rooks' body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service.
The family will receive friends at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and at other times will be at the home of Dwight Rooks, 1114 James Place, (Kings Grant), Wilmington.
A Service of Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 8 Feb 1985.

Odell Thompson
d. 6 Feb 1985

"Odell Thompson

Beulaville - Odell Thompson, 62, formerly of Ayden, died Wednesday. Funeral, Community Funeral Home chapel. Burial, Thompson family cemetery, near Beulaville.
Surviving: wife, Mrs. Carrie Thompson; daughters, Mrs. Annette Crumpler of Beulaville, Mrs. Frances Boseman of Jacksonville, Mrs. Betty Gowman of Ayden, Mrs. Penny Rognlie of West Palm Beach, Fla.; sons, Troy Thompson and Kenneth Thompson, both of Beulaville, Timmy Thompson of Richlands, Tommie Thompson of Ayden, Tammie Lee Thompson and Mondy Thompson, both of West Palm Beach, Fla.; sister, Mrs. Louise Hudler of New Bern; brothers, Jack Thompson and Durwood Thompson, both of Richlands, Hubert Thompson of Jacksonville, Albert Thompson of Wallace; 30 grandchildren; one great-grandchild."

Source:
Duplin Times, 14 Feb 1985.

Leatha Casteen Cavenaugh
d. 10 Feb 1985

"Mrs. Leatha Casteen Cavenaugh

Wallace - Mrs. Leatha Casteen Cavenaugh, 74, of Rt. 2, Wallace, died unexpectedly Sunday afternoon in Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at Pin Hook Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Jonah Swinson. Burial will follow in the Henderson Cemetery at Pin Hook.
She is survivedy by three daughters, , Mrs. Jesse (Deen) Smith and Mrs. Charlie (Nadine) Hall, both of Wilmington, and Mrs. Herman (Allean) Craft of Wallace; three sons, Vernie Cavenaugh of Newport and Elmer Cavenaugh of Wallace; her stepmother, Mrs. Sinnie Casteen of Wallace; three sisters, Mrs. Lillie Henderson, Mrs. Libby Dail and Mrs. Nelma Gray, all of Wallace; three brothers, Elwood Casteen and S.D. Casteen, both of Wallace, and Garland Casteen of Greensboro; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A native of Duplin County, Mrs. Cavenaugh was the daughter of the late Stephen D. and Eva Henderson Casteen. She was the widow of Sidney Cavenaugh and was a member of Pin Hook Freewill Pentecostal Baptist Church.
Casketbearers will be Wendell Gray, Craig Gray, Leon Craft, Rickie Henderson, Randy Henderson and Leamon Cavenaugh.
The family received at the Edgerton Funeral Home in Wallace from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and will be at their residence, Rt. 2, Wallace, other times.
The body will remain at the funeral home until 12:30 p.m. Tuesday when it will be taken to the church to lie in state one hour before the service.
An Edgerton Service of Wallace."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 12 Feb 1985.

Annie D. Cavenaugh Brinson Horvath
d. 10 Feb 1985

"Mrs. Annie Cavenaugh Brinson Horvath

Burgaw - Mrs. Annie Cavenaugh Brinson Horvath, 77, of Rt. 2, Burgaw, died Sunday afternoon in Pender Memorial Hospital, Burgaw, after a lengthy illness.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Edgerton Funeral Chapel in Beulaville, conducted by Rev. Garland Foushee. Burial will follow in the Thigpen Cemetery near Beulaville.
She is survived by her husband, Mr. Bill Horvath; one daughter, Mrs. Bill (Betty Jo) Livengood; one step-daughter, Mrs. Billie Mae Miller of Wilmington; one sister, Mrs. Dolly Garrison of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; seven grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A native of Pender County, Mrs. Horvath was the daughter of the late Lum and Ercie Brinkley Cavenaugh. She had made her home in Pender County for the past several years and was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church.
Casketbearers will be Danny Lee Livengood, Charles Livengood, James Troy Livengood, Hobart Brinson, Stanley Bratcher and Eddie Paul Thigpen.
The family will receive at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and will be at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Betty Jo Livengood, 3735 South College Road, Wilmington, other times.
An Edgerton Service, Beulaville."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 12 Feb 1985.

Annie S. Landen Cavenaugh
d. 21 Feb 1985

"Mrs. Annie Landen Cavenaugh

Chinquapin - Mrs. Annie Landen Cavenaugh, 82, died early Thursday morning at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Sharon Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Ray Futch. Burial will follow in Sharon church cemetery at Chinquapin.
She is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Pauline York of Pinetops, N.C., and Mrs. Inez Greene of Raleigh, N.C.
A native of Duplin County, Mrs. Cavenaugh was the daughter of the late Bertram and Margaret Casteen Landen and was the widow of Marion Butler Cavenaugh and was a member of the Sharon Baptist Church.
Casketbearers will be: Bobby Hanchey, Carey York, Henry York, Chip Jordan, Jimmie Cavenaugh and Ronnie Cavenaugh.
The family will receive at the Edgerton Funeral Home from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday and at their residence other times.
The body will remain in the funeral home until 9 a.m. Saturday when it will be taken to the church to lie in state one hour prior to the service.
An Edgerton Service of Wallace."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 22 Feb 1985.

Offie Americus Cavenaugh
d. 4 Mar 1985

"Offie Americus Cavenaugh

Wallace - Offie Americus Cavenaugh, age 95, of Route 2, Wallace, died Monday morning at his residence after a lingering illness.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the Northeast Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Elbert Hollowell. Burial will follow in the Jacob Cavenaugh Cemetery near the home.
He is survived by two sons, Thomas Cavenaugh and Earl Cavenaugh, both of Wallace; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild and three step-grandchildren.
A native of Duplin County, Mr. Cavenaugh was the son of the late Jacob and Muttie Dail Cavenaugh. He was a retired farmer and rural mail carrier and was a member of the Northeast Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church.
Casketbearers will be Larry Cavenaugh, Glen Cavenaugh, Nathan Cavenaugh, Ottis Cavenaugh, Floyd Cavenaugh, and Randy Turner.
The family will receive at the Edgerton Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and will be at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cavenaugh, Route 2, Wallace, other times.
The body will remain at the funeral home until 12 noon Wednesday, when it will be taken to the church to lie in state one hour prior the service.
An Edgerton Service of Wallace."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 5 Mar 1985.

Jacob Cicero Lanier
d. 5 Apr 1985

"Mr. Jacob Cicero Lanier

Beulaville - Mr. Jacob Cicero Lanier, 63, of Rt. 1, Beulaville, died early Friday morning in Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville after a lingering illness. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m from the Beulaville Presbyterian Church conducted by the Rev. Mike Worsham. Burial will follow in the Albertson Cemetery near Beulaville.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Lillie Albertson Lanier; one daughter, Mrs. Hugh D. (Rita) Rogers of Pink Hill; four sisters, Mrs. Gladys Lanier and Mrs. Alice Batts both of Chinquapin, Mrs. Geneva Maready of Jacksonville and Mrs. Nernie Dail of Newport News, Va.; two brothers, Leonard Lanier of Chinquapin and Winfred Lanier of Beulaville; and four grandsons.
Born in Duplin County, Mr. Lanier was the son of the late David Hatch and Luda Lanier. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Beulaville Presbyterian Church. He was affiliated with James Sprunt Technical Institute in Kenansville for several years.
Casketbearers will be Laran Houston, Richard Williams, Carl Daniel Pate, Kenneth Smith, Kellon Maready, and Carlton James.
The family received at the Edgerton Funeral Home in Beulaville from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and will be at their residence Rt. 1, Beulaville, other times.
The body will remain at the funeral home until 12:30 p.m. Saturday when it will be taken to the church to lie in state one hour prior the service.
An Edgerton Service of Beulaville."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 6 Apr 1985.

James Dudley Kornegay
d. 24 Apr 1985

"James D. Kornegay

Kenansville - James Douglas "J.D." Kornegay, 62, died Wednesday. Funeral, Kenansville Baptist Church. Burial, Golden Grove Cemetery, with Masonic rites.
Surviving: wife, Mrs. Adell H. Kornegay; son, James D. Kornegay Jr., of Kenansville; sisters [sic], Mrs. Emily Lois Grady of Albertson."

Source:
Duplin Times-Progress Sentinel, 2 May 1985.

Julian Carol Mills
d. 13 May 1985

"Julian Carol Mills

Willard -- Julian Carol Mills, 55, of Rt. 1, Willard, died Monday night at N.C. Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill after a lingering illness.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 4 p.m. at Potts Memorial Presbyterian Church, conducted by Dr. William C. Goodnight and the Rev. Jack Dail. Burial will follow in Potts Memorial Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mamie Lee Mills; two daughters, Mrs. Randy (Lynn) Jones of Willard and Miss Kathryn Mills of Raleigh; five brothers, Gene Mills of Charlotte, Bobby Mills of Jacksonville, Fla., Kenneth Mills of Burgaw, Mickey Mills and Harry Mills, both of Watha, and three grandchildren.
A native of Pender County, Mr. Mills was the son of the late Ned Leon and Nora Anderson Mills. He was a retired merchant, having operated Penderlea Trading Company in Penderlea for many years. He was a member of the Pender County Health Department, a former chief of the Penderlea Fire Department, a member of the Board of Directors of the Pender County Museum, a former member of the Penderlea Ruritan Club. He was a member and Elder in the Potts Memorial Presbyterian Church and was a trustee for Potts Memorial Cemetery.
Casketbearers will be Harris Mills, Phillip Mills, Macon Smith, Fred Rooks, Steve Mills and Lewis Teachey.
The family will receive at the Edgerton Funeral Home in Wallace from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and will be at their residence in Penderlea other times.
The body will remain at the funeral home until 2 p.m. Thursday, when it will be taken to the church to lie in state one hour prior the service.
An Edgerton Service of Wallace."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 15 May 1985.

James Riley Dail
d. 23 Sep 1985

"James Riley Dail

Chinquapin - Mr. James Riley Dail, 69, of Rt. 1, Chinquapin, died Monday morning at New Hanover Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, after a lingering illness.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the Edgerton Funeral Chapel conducted by the Rev. Frank Grubbs and the Rev. Eugene Hardin. Burial will follow in Devotional Gardens near Warsaw.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Eveline Maready Dail; one daughter, Mrs. Stanley (Peggy) Humphrey of Jacksonville; two sons, Kenneth Gerald Dail of Chinquapin and George Mac Dail of Warsaw; one sister, Mrs. T.G. (Clara) Huffman of Chinquapin; two brothers, William Dail of Chinquapin and Albert Dail of Wilmington, and four grandchildren.
A native of Duplin County, Mr. Dail was the son of the late Haze and Aggie Agnes Lanier Dail. He was a retired farmer and a member of Lanier's Chapel Baptist Church.
Casket bearers will be Gene Dail, Wayne Dail, Pat Huffman, Kenneth Huffman, Clifton Huffman and Thoran Sumner.
Honorary bearers will be Wade Barber, Edgar Warren, Rifton Raynor, Clifton Hic, J.C. Andrews, Relma Ayers, Ray Lanier, Lee Kellum and Jimmy Snyder.
The family received at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and will be at their residence on Rt. 1 Chinquapin, other times.
An Edgerton Service of Wallace."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 25 Sep 1985.

Lena Mae Cottle Heath
d. 18 Oct 1985

"Lena Cottle Heath

Lena Cottle Heath, 65, of Beulaville, died Friday.
Graveside service, Hallsville Baptist Church Cemetery.
Surviving: husband, Kirby Heath; daughters, Edna Strader and Agnes Baker, both of Graham; son, John W. Heath of Beulaville; sister, Velma Liner of Kinston; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
Family at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rupert Futreal, Route 1, Beulaville.
Arrangements by Community Funeral Home, Beulaville."

Source:
Wallace Enterprise, 21 Oct 1985.

William Raeford Albertson
d. 5 Nov 1985

"William Raeford Albertson

Harrells - William Raeford Albertson, age 74, of Route 1, Harrells, died early Tuesday morning at New Hanover Memorial Hospital in Wilmington after a brief illness.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Edgerton Funeral Chapel in Wallace, conducted by the Rev. Jim Bailey. Burial will follow in Rockfish Memorial Cemetery near Wallace.
He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Charlie (Norma) Lanier of Harrells; four brothers, Drew Albertson, Milton Albertson, Tommy Albertson and Clayton Albertson, all of Harrells; two nephews, Jimmy Albertson of Willard and Harry Albertson of Harrells; two great-nieces, Miss Christy Albertson and Miss Kellen Albertson, both of Willard; and one great-nephew, Michael Albertson of Harrells.
A native of Sampson County, Mr. Albertson was the son of the late Owen and Lula Cottle Albertson and was a retired farmer.
Casketbearers will be Jimmy Murphy, Edward Bowen, Jack Bowen, Henry Matthews, Charles Knowles and Milton Wells.
The family received at the funeral home from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and will be at their residence, Route 1, Harrells, other times.
An Edgerton Service of Wallace."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 6 Nov 1985.

Annie Norma Batts Miller
d. 14 Nov 1985

"Annie N.B. Miller

Beulaville - Mrs. Annie Norma Batts Miller, 78, died Thursday. Funeral, Edgerton Funeral Home. Burial, Bostic-Sandlin Cemetery.
Surviving: husband, Ethro Miller; daughter, Mrs. Maude Dawson of Rocky Point; sons, Fred L. Miller of Greensboro, Ted E. Miller of Randleman, John D. Miller of Eldersburg, Md., Willie H. Miller of Kinston, Harry Miller of Beulaville, Kenneth R. Miller of Fountaintown; sisters, Mrs. Bessie Pickett and Mrs. Hattie Blanchard, both of Chinquapin, Mrs. Lucy Harrell of Rose Hill; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren."

Source:
Duplin Times-Progress Sentinel, 21 Nov 1985.

George Washington Sumner
d. 27 Dec 1985

"Sumner, George Washington, 82, died Friday at home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Community Funeral Home Chapel, Beulaville. Burial will follow in Bostic-Sandlin Family Cemetery."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 29 Dec 1985.

Floyd Dewey English
d. 9 Jan 1986

"Floyd Dewey English

Wallace - Floyd Dewey English, age 81, of Rt. 3, Wallace, died Thursday night at his residence after a lengthy illness.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. from the Northeast Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Clyde Shelton. Burial will follow in Cavenaugh Cemetery, Rt. 2, Wallace.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Margaret Gavin English; two daughters, Mrs. Roland (Lucy) James and Mrs. James (Annie Laura) Kelley, both of Wallace; one son, Aubine English of Wallace; two sisters, Mrs. Berta Cavenaugh and Mrs. Virginia Sissell, both of Wallace; two brothers, Waitus C. English of Hampstead and Butler English of Ivanhoe; seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
A native of Duplin County, Mr. English was the son of the late Fennell and Minnie Cavenaugh English. He was a retired barber and was a member of the Northeast Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church.
Casketbearers will be: James Floyd Kelley, Larry Kelley, Billy Carr, Jon Sykes, Stanley Cavenaugh and W.C. English. Honorary bearers will be: David Boney, Lloyd Lanier, Bob Edmond, Jim Graham, Henry Carter and Raymond English.
The family received at the Edgerton Funeral Home in Wallace from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday and will be at their residence, Rt. 3, Wallace other times.
The body will remain at the funeral home until 12:30 p.m. Saturday when it will be taken to the church to lie in state one hour prior the service.
An Edgerton Service of Wallace."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 11 Jan 1986.

Annie Laura English Kelley
d. 13 Jan 1986

"Annie L. Kelley

Wallace - Mrs. Annie Laura Kelley, 60, died Monday. Funeral, Northeast Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church. Burial, Rockfish Memorial Cemetery.
Surviving: husband, James W. Kelley; daughter, Mrs. Emily Carr of Wallace; sons, James Floyd Kelley and Larry Kelley, both of Wallace; [sic]"

Source:
Duplin Times-Progress Sentinel, 23 Jan 1986.

Ralph Batts
d. 31 Jan 1986

"Ralph Batts

Ralph Batts, 83, of 223 Morreene Road died Friday in Coble Health Care Center after a long illness.
He was a native of Duplin County but had been a Durham resident since 1930. He was a former employee of Lance Inc., where he worked for 23 years. He was last employed as a salesman for Taylor Biscuit Co., where he worked for 10 years. He was a member of McMannen United Methodist Church, where he had previously been a Sunday school teacher and a member of the choir.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in McMannen United Methodist Church by the Rev. Wilbur Jackson. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Irene Blalock Batts; two sons, Ralph Batts Jr. of Baltimore and S. Thomas Batts of Durham; a brother, Alton Batts of Gainesville, Fla; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Clements Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be David R. Batts, Daniel E. Batts, Evan O. Batts, David E. Shifflet, Robert L. Shifflet and Roger T. Coates."

Source:
Durham Morning Herald, 2 Feb 1986.

Jane Cavenaugh Kilpatrick
d. 26 Apr 1986

"Kilpatrick, Jane Cavenaugh, 64, of Chapel Hill, died Saturday at N.C. Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday from the Chapel of the Cross Episcopal Church. A Walker Funeral Home service, Chapel Hill."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 27 Apr 1986.

Elsie Myrtle Savage Morse
d. 5 May 1986

"Mrs. Myrtle Savage Morse

Mrs. Myrtle Savage Morse of 201 S. 58th Street, died Monday morning in New Hanover Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Duplin County, N.C., on July 28, 1900, the daughter of the late Ernest and Percilla Savage.
Mrs. Morse was a member of Oleander United Methodist Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Ruth Robbins of the home; one son, Charles D. Morse, Jr. of Wilmington, N.C.; one brother, Joel Savage of Wilmington, N.C.; three sisters, Mrs. Daisy Batten of Lilesville, N.C., Mrs. Ann Billings of Ormond Beach, Fla. and Mrs. Nora Carr of Wilmington, N.C.; three grandchildren, Charles D. Morse III, Donna Robbins and Wendy Robbins.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Andrews Mortuary by Rev. Bruce Stanley. Interment will follow in Nelson Family Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening 7 until 8 p.m. at Andrews Mortuary.
An Andrews Service."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 6 May 1986.

Lillian Mobley English
d. 6 May 1986

"Lillian Mobley English

Wallace - Lillian Mobley English, 87, of Rt. 3, Wallace, died Tuesday night in Guardian Care Nursing Home, Kenansville, after a lengthy illness.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. from the Northeast Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Clyde Shelton and Rev. Hill Teachey Jr. Burial will follow in the Cavenaugh Cemetery, Rt. 3, Wallace.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Albert (Mildred) Pierce of Wallace, and Mrs. Walter (Hazel) Frankoff of Wilmington; one son, William Thomas English of Portsmouth, Va.; two sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Teachey of Kenansville, and Mrs. Earlie Farmer of Pulaski, Va.; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A native of Duplin County, Mrs. English was the daughter of the late J.T. and Sarah Carter English [sic], and was the widow of Carmer English. She was a member of the Northeast Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church.
Casketbearers will be James Englis, Norman English, Sam Mobley, George Price, Larry Kelley and Homer English.
The family will receive at the Edgerton Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, and will be at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Pierce, Rt. 2, Wallace other times.
The body will remain at the funeral home until noon Friday, when it will be taken to the church to lie in state one hour prior to the service.
An Edgerton Service of Wallace."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 8 May 1986.

Ethel Maie Cavenaugh Butler Jordan Kerr
d. 4 Aug 1986

"Mrs. Ethel Cavanaugh Kerr

Wilmington - Mrs. Ethel Cavanaugh Kerr, 81, of 521 Dogwood Lane, Wilmington, died in New Hanover Memorial Hospital Monday evening after a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Kerr was born in Richlands, N.C. on June 5, 1905 the daughter of the late James and Lucy Foster Cavanaugh. She was the widow of Robert G. Kerr who died in 1978. She moved to Wilmington from Clinton in 1955, later opening the Duchess Beauty Salon. She also operated a beauty salon from her home at 301 Bradley Drive. Mrs. Kerr was a member of the Immanuel Independent Presbyterian Church.
Surviving is her son, Chip Jordan of Wilmington; her daughters, Mrs. Olive B. Moore and Mrs. Jacqueline B. White both of Wilmington; four brothers, James Cavanaugh of New Bern, Nick Cavanaugh of Jacksonville, N.C., Sidney Cavanaugh of Wilmington, and Elmer Cavanaugh of California; two sisters, Mrs. Irma Lewis and Mrs. Nancy Woods both of Orlando, Florida; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, August 7, 1986 in the Coble Ward-Smith Oleander Chapel with the Rev. Rod White officiating. Interment will follow in Oleander Memorial Gardens.
The family will be in attendance at the funeral home between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday to receive friends, and at other times will be at 521 Dogwood Lane.
Casketbearers will be Ronnie Cavanaugh, Jimmy Cavanaugh, Billy Cavanaugh, Jessie Butler, O.D. Sandy, Jerry Lilly.
Honorary bearers will be Bud Tomlinson, Ed Palmeter, Mike Piner, George Landen, Julian Mallard, George Brooks, John Mims, Don Stegall, Bill Sutton, Bill Johnson, John Vincent, Claude Platt, Cecil Hunt, Jack Albertson, Jack Milliken, Bill Carter, Tim Byrd, Joe Dan Byrd, Hugh Smith, Graham Butler, Jack Overfield, Dr. Bertram Williams, and Charles Reynolds.
A Coble Ward Smith Service."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 6 Aug 1986.

Edwin Kenon Carter
d. 8 Aug 1986

"Edwin K. Carter

Wallace - Edwin Kenon Carter, 71, died Friday. Funeral, Northeast Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church. Burial, Rockfish Memorial Cemetery.
Surviving: wife, Mrs. Annie Creech Carter; daughter, Mrs. Maggie Rivenbark of Bolivia; sons, Edwin K. Carter Jr. of Wilmington; Linwood Ray Carter of Wallace, Joseph Forest Carter of Warsaw; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren."

Source:
Duplin Times-Progress Sentinel, 21 Aug 1986.

Sallie Cavenaugh McClung
d. 20 Aug 1986

"Mrs. Sallie Cavenaugh McClung

Wallace - Mrs. Sallie Cavenaugh McClung, 78, of Rt. 3, Wallace, died Wednesday afternoon in Duplin General Hospital, Kenansville, after a brief illness.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. from the Northeast Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Clyde Shelton, Rev. Billy Toler and Rev. Elbert Hollowell. Burial will follow in Cavenaugh Cemetery.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Cavenaugh of Wallace and Mrs. Lois Maready of Chinquapin; two sons, William McClung Jr. of Hampstead and Phillip McClung of Wallace; three brothers, W.J. Cavenaugh, Paul Cavenaugh and Waitus Cavenaugh, all of Wallace; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
A native of Duplin County, Mrs. McClung was the daughter of the late Joseph and Patsy Mallard Cavenaugh. She owned and operated Cavenaugh's grocery for many years and was a member of the Northeast Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church.
Casketbearers will be Duncan Cavenaugh, Norwood Cavenaugh, Billy Cavenaugh, Gene Cavenaugh, Kenneth Cavenaugh and Floyd Kelley.
The family received at the Edgerton Funeral Home from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, and will be at the residence of Mr. Phillip McClung, Rt. 3, Wallace other times.
The body will remain at the funeral home until 12:30 p.m. Friday when it will be taken to the church to lie in state one hour prior to the service.
An Edgerton Service of Wallace."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 22 Aug 1986.

Fannie B. Whaley Faircloth
d. 23 Aug 1986

"Fannie Faircloth

Clinton -- Fannie Whaley Faircloth, 74, died Saturday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Services were held at 3 p.m. Monday from the chapel of Royal-Hall Funeral Home in Clinton. The Rev. Kenneth Dixon and the Rev. Tony Trodgen officiated. Burial followed in the Clinton Cemetery. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Frances King of Ingold, Mrs. Louise Sutton and Mrs. Edna Hill, both of Kinston; two sons, David Faircloth Jr. and James O. Faircloth, both of Clinton; four brothers, Thurman Whaley of Faison, Herbert Whaley of Magnolia, Prentiss Whaley of Dothan, Ala., and George Whaley of Beulaville; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren."

Source:
Kinston Daily Free Press, 26 Aug 1986.

Norma Chasten Wallace Dixon
d. 30 Sep 1986

"Mrs. Norma Wallace Dixon

Wallace - Mrs. Norma Wallace Dixon, 86, of 108 North Teachey Rd., Wallace, died Tuesday afternoon in New Hanover Memorial Hospital, Wilmington, after a lingering illness.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. from the Edgerton Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Percy Heath. Burial will follow in Rockfish Cemetery near Wallace.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Leland (Eleanor) McGill of Wallace and Mrs. George (Polly) Osborne of Boone; two sons, Hubert Dixon of Wallace and Lenwood Dixon of Tarboro; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
A native of Duplin County, Mrs. Dixon was the daughter of the late William C. and Nellie Mae Cavenaugh Wallace and the widow of Johnnie Dixon. She was a member of Teachey Baptist Church.
Casketbearers will be Joseph Wallace Jr., Ernest Dixon Jr., George Osborne Jr., Harry Brown, George McGill and John Franklin Wells.
The family received at the funeral home from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, and will be at their residence in Wallace other times.
An Edgerton Service of Wallace."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 2 Oct 1986.

Rudolph Hughes
d. 20 Oct 1986

"Rudolph Hughes

Graveside services for Rudolph Hughes, 75, of 606 S. Best St., owner of Hughes Radio & TV, will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Willow Dale Cemetery. The Rev. Robert Baldridge will officiate. He died Monday. He was a native of Selma and a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Katie Kornegay Hughes; a son, Rudolph Hughes Jr. of Houston, Texas; two brothers, Troy Hughes of Portsmouth, Va., and Roland Hughes of Augusta, Ga.; a sister, Mrs. Albert Smith of Greenville; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 9 at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home."

Source:
Goldsboro News-Argus, 21 Oct 1986.

Elsie V. Batts Luther
d. 14 Nov 1986

"Mrs. Elsie Batts Luther, 68, of Route 7, Prosperity Church Rd., Huntersville, died Nov. 14, 1986, at home of cancer. Funeral is 11 a.m. Monday at Cavin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mount Zion Community Cemetery, Cornelius.
Mrs. Luther was a retired cafeteria employee with Statesville Road Elementary School. She was a native of Richmond.
Survivors are her sons, Richard Luther of Asheboro, Tommy Luther of Davidson, Martin Luther of Huntersville, Robert Luther, William Luther; brother, Richard Batts; foster son, Leonard Hughes; six grandchildren; one great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 7 to 8:30 tonight at Cavin."

Source:
Charlotte Observer, 16 Nov 1986.

Mamie Etta Andrews Cavenaugh
d. 31 Dec 1986

"Cavenaugh, Mamie Etta, 84, of Route 1, Chinquapin, died Wednesday. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday from Community Funeral Home Chapel, Beulaville. Burial will be in East Duplin Memorial Gardens near Beulaville."

Source:
Wilmington Morning Star, 1 Jan 1987.