Francine Pittman Sharp

Francine Pittman Sharp

Francine Pittman Sharp, was taken by her hand and led to heaven by our Heavenly Father on July 9th 2014.

She was born on the 14th day of May 1977, in Lumberton Hospital and was the only child of Walter Clark Pittman and Edith Ann Pate Pittman. Francine attended South Brunswick High School and was a graduate of the Class of 1995. She married her long time boy friend Samuel Floyd Sharp on September 2nd of the same year. Francine gave birth to their only child Samantha Rose Sharp 5 years later on the 19th of May 2000. Francine and Sam were definitely soul mates. She was a best friend to many, and had a heart as big as the sun. She was a devoted daughter, mother, wife, and best friend to us all. She always loved at 110% never anything less. Francine loved deep, and her favorite things were spending time with her family, friends, and her animals.

Francine is survived by her parents Clark and Edith Pittman, of Southport. Her husband Sam Sharp, and daughter Samantha Sharp of Southport NC. She was like a daughter/sister to her husband’s family. She will definitely be missed by many.

The family invites you to attend her services at Peacock Newnam & White funeral home (1411 North Howe Street) in Southport, N.C. July 19th 2014 around 4pm for a celebration of life. They ask that if you have any pictures to bring them and maybe tell a fond memory of Francine. Francine did not want any suits at her memorial she wanted you to show up like you were coming to our house.

The family and friends that were there with her during her final days want to put a special thanks to all the members of the Hospitality House and all of the Dr’s and nurses at Carolinas Regional Medical Center thank you for taking the extra steps in taking care of her and ourfamily. (Ohana: Means Family and Family means no one is left behind or forgotten)

The family has ask that in lue of flowers or plants please make a donation to Francine’s Fund that has been set up to offset the cost of medical bills. It is at Corning Credit Union 125 Racine Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403 • (910) 392-6688member # 166770 account is Francine’s Fund.

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Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport

 

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Teresa Crisco Simmons

Teresa Crisco Simmons

Teresa Crisco Simmons, age 58, affectionately known as “Grandma” of Winnabow, NC went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

She was born on November 3, 1955 in New Hanover County the daughter of the late, Luther Crisco and Elois Robbins Crisco, also was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Simmons, Sr. and a brother, Fairley Crisco.

Teresa attended Red Hill Pentecostal Church in Delco and was loved by all that knew her and will be greatly missed .

Surviving are two sons, Victor Simmons and Charles Simmons, Jr. (Chuck) and wife Robyn both of Winnabow, NC; a brother, Denver Crisco and wife Danielle; three sisters Phyllis Cook and husband, Freddy, Cindy Reeves and husband, Ricky and Barbara Cochrane and husband, Ken all of Riegelwood, NC; two grandchildren, James “Jamie” and Felicia Simmons both of Winnabow, NC; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday July 13, 2014 at Peacock Newman & White Funeral & Cremation Service Chapel by Reverend Ken Cochrane officiating. Interment will follow in the Willetts Cemetery Winnabow.

The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be: James Simmons, Jamie Huffman, Benji Huffman, Ricky Lee, PJ Jones and Patrick Broskey.

Honorary pallbearers will be: Cody Mason and James White.

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

Peacock Newman & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport, NC 910- 457-6944

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Mildred Christensen

Mildred Christensen

Mildred Christensen 89 of Southport, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Dosher Nursing Center.

Mrs. Christensen was born October 27, 1924 in New Jersey the daughter of the late Edward and Elsie Eberle. She moved to St. James from New Jersey in 2003 and was a member of Beach Road Baptist Church. Mrs. Christensen was preceded in death by her husband Howard Christensen.

Surviving is her son David Christensen and wife Judy of St. James; a brother Edward Eberle of Toms River, NJ; two grandsons, Brian Christensen and wife Heather of Chesterfield, NJ and Kurt Christensen and wife Danielle of Monroe Township, NJ; and four great-grandchildren Erik, Samantha, Kennedy, and Kalloway.

Interment will be in New Jersey.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Dosher Nursing Center c/o Michelle Lawrence, 924 N. Howe St., Southport, NC 28461.

You may send online condolences to www.peacocknewnamwhite.com.

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Priscilla Egan Rose

Priscilla Egan Rose

Priscilla Egan Rose, 67, of Boiling Spring Lakes, NC died Monday, July 7th 2014 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, NC.

Mrs. Rose was born November 14, 1946 in Utica, NY. She was the daughter of Arthur William Egan, Sr. and Beatrice Clarabell Jayne Egan, both deceased. She was a member of The Congregational Church of Patchogue, NY. She was employed with American Security Bank, Washington, DC, as an estate accountant and later with the Register of Wills, Superior Court, Washington, DC.

She is survived by her husband, David Rose; a brother, Arthur William Egan, Jr. and his wife, Nancy of Durham, NC and their two daughters; a brother-in-law, Thomas Rose and his wife, Denise, and their four daughters.

Inurnment will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA at a later date.

Mrs. Rose had a great love for animals, adopting only shelter animals and contributing to many animal causes.

You may offer online condolences at www.peacocknewnamwhite.com

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Marjorie Lorraine Piver Sellers of Wilmington, NC went to be with her family in heaven on July 5, 2014 after suffering from a lengthy illness. She was born on February 2, 1948 to the late Roger (Rob) M. Piver and Ruby E. Piver.

She leaves behind two daughters, Veronica Byrd (Travis) of Matthews, NC and Christy Spivey (Chris) of Wilmington, NC, also her former husband of 34 years, Donald T. Sellers. She also leaves behind two brothers, Jimmy Piver (Arlene) of Newport News, VA., William Piver (Leslie) of Clayton, NC and one sister Hilda Rich (Patrick) of Leland, NC as well as four grandchildren, Lydia Redden (Andrew) of Concord, NC, Adam Byrd of Matthews, NC Tyler Spivey and Hannah Spivey both of Wilmington, NC.

She loved her family very much and her grandchildren were her life and heart.

A memorial service will be at 2pm on Monday, July 7, 2014 at Myrtle Grove Baptist Church in Wilmington, NC with Reverend Paul Waters officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service, form 1 to 2 pm, at the church. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice and to The Wounded Warriors Foundation.

Online condolences may be made at www.peacocknewnamwhite.com.

Peacock – Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport.

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Diane Stidham Clark, 70 of Southport passed away on July 4, 2014 at her home.

Mrs. Clark was born March 16, 1944 in Brunswick County the daughter of the late Jake Parnell Stidham and Annie Lewis Stidham. She was the former owner and operator of J&A Seafood and H&R Block in Southport for 45 years. Mrs. Clark loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed gardening, working in her flowers and bird watching. Mrs. Clark was preceded in death by a son Timothy Maggard, a brother Donnie Stidham, and a sister Jean Maggard.

Surviving is he husband Justin Clark; a son Robert Donald Maggard, Jr. of Boiling Spring Lakes; two daughters Julie Maggard Edge of Leland and Christy Clark McKeithan and husband James of Oak Island; a brother William “Bill” Stidham and wife Linda; and a sister Betty Knight and husband James, all of Southport; eight grandchildren, Justin Maggard, Jessica Suddeth, LeAnne Edge, Ashley Edge, Autumn Maggard, Brittany Maggard, Amber Maggard, and Savannah McKeithan; and five great-grandchildren, Eithan, Aiden, Justin, Aniyah, and Anslee.

The funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 in the Peacock – Newnam & White Funeral Service Chapel with Reverend Fred Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in the Northwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 pm on Monday evening at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.peacocknewnamwhite.com.

Peacock – Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport.

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Bettie Ruth Henry Mayfield

Bettie Ruth Henry Mayfield

Bettie Ruth Henry Mayfield, 82, celebrated her homecoming July 2, 2014.

Bettie was born to James Cornell & Eunice White Henry on November 21, 1931 in Avondale Estates, Georgia. She was an avid sports fan, always cheering for the Atlanta Braves and she enjoyed a good book almost as much as she enjoyed a cup of coffee with a friend. She was a skilled artisan, sharing her knitting, crocheting & macramé with friends and family. She also protected and cared for a herd of animals throughout her life. She is pre-deceased by her parents and youngest son, Thomas Franklin Mayfield in 2009.

Bettie is survived by her Daughter, Shirley from Oak Island, NC, her son, James from Arlington, Texas, Granddaughter Courtnie of Dallas, Texas, Grandson Ross, of Arlington, Texas and Daughter-in-Law, Susan Mayfield of Russellville, Arkansas.

She enjoyed the company of dear friends, Dot Wilson, Ann Robinson, Wanda Dick, Marion Casen, Susan Mylod, Susan Hare and Cindy Mullins as well as her friends at MWR on Camp LeJeune, NC and her faithful pup, Fanci.

The family wishes to extend our sincere appreciation to staff at the Kempton in Wilmington, the nurses & staff at the Emergency Department and 6th, 7th & 10th floors at NHRMC and the care given by the staff at the Brunswick Hospice House.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the dementia or Alzheimer’s Care organization of your choice or to the Brunswick Hospice House in Bolivia, NC

Plans for a memorial service will be announced at a future date.

You may send online condolences to www.peacocknewnamwhite.com.

Peacock – Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport, NC.

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Frances Elizabeth Rudisill Todd

Frances Elizabeth Rudisill Todd

Frances Elizabeth Rudisill Todd, at the age of 93 passed away on June 30, 2014 at Dosher Nursing Center in Southport, North Carolina where she had lived since February 2013. She was a native of Charlotte, North Carolina and moved to Oak Island, North Carolina in 2006.

Frances was born December 9, 1920, in Badin, North Carolina, but the family later moved to Charlotte, North Carolina. She was the daughter of George Miller Rudisill and Jenny Haigler Rudisill. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Dorothy Rudisill King Parker, husband, Calvin Berryhill Todd, and daughter, Patricia Todd Whisnant.

Frances was awarded a Lifetime Membership to Paw Creek Presbyterian Church, taught Sunday School, was president of the Women of the Church, Elder, circle leader for many years, served on the decorating committee and many other leadership committees in her church and community. She retired from Charlotte Mecklenburg School System Pupil Accounting Department. She was selected to be president of the residents of Dosher Nursing Center by the staff. Frances was a wonderful mother who loved her family, enjoyed playing bridge, cooking, decorating, working in the yard where she loved her pretty flowers, and was very creative and fun loving.

Survivors include daughters, Nancy Todd Rawlins and Donna Todd Joyner and her husband Roy Joyner; grandchildren, Jay Rawlins, Kevin Rawlins, Jenny and Jeff Mehaffey, Mandy and Eddie Hilton, Amy Broome, Todd and Melissa Whisnant; great grandchildren, Colton Mehaffey, Carson Olivia Mehaffey, Max Mehaffey, Sy Hilton, and Laney Grace Hilton, Colby Todd Whisnant; and one great great grandchild, Abby Mehaffey.

Funeral services will be held at 12 noon Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Paw Creek Presbyterian Church in Charlotte. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior, from 11am – 12noon at the church.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Paw Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery Committee, 7416 Old Mt. Holly Road, Charlotte, NC 28214 or Dosher Nursing Center in memory of Frances Todd, 924 N. Howe St, Southport, NC 28461.

You may send online condolences to www.peacocknewnamwhite.com.

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Samuel James "Sam" Bellettiere

Samuel James “Sam” Bellettiere

Samuel James “Sam” Bellettiere, age 74, of St. James Plantation died peacefully at his home on Monday, June 30, 2014.

Mr. Bellettiere was born October 23, 1939. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Mr. Bellettiere earned his Bachelor of Science degree from St. Josephs University in Philadelphia. He was a chemist and worked for various companies in the paint and coatings industry. Mr. Bellettiere retired here from California ten years ago and enjoyed living in St. James. He loved golf, bridge, poker and billiards, and was an avid sports fan. His favorite teams were the Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies.

Survivors include his loving wife of 30 years, Dorothy “Dot” Bellettiere of the home; three children, Thesesa Barbara Bellettiere, Michael Bellettiere, and Karen and husband Tom Pursel, all of Pennsylvania; three stepchildren, Jack Larson of New Jersey, Susan Larson of Colorado, and James Larson of Wilmington; six grandchildren, Michael Bellettiere Jr., Mia Bellettiere, Natalie Pursel, Ava Pursel, and Audrey Pursel, and Zachary Larson.

A memorial service will be held at the St. James Chapel at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

You may send online condolences to www.peacocknewnamwhite.com.

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Mr. Frankie Allen Brown

Mr. Frankie Allen Brown

Mr. Frankie Allen Brown Jr., age 41, of Leland died Thursday June 26, 2014.

Frankie was born in Jupiter, Florida on July 15, 1972 and was the son of Donna Tarallo of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida and the late Frankie Allen Brown Sr. He was also preceded in death by his wife Aimee West Brown. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and drag racing.

In addition to his mother he is survived by his two daughters, Colbie Brown and Kelsie Brown both of Leland; a brother, Johnny Brown and wife Sheila and their daughter, Makenzie of Bolivia.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday July 1, 2014 at 2pm at the Peacock-Newnam &White Funeral Service Chapel, Southport with Pastor Bobby Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in the Robbins Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday June 30th from 6-8 at the funeral home.

You may offer online condolences at www.peacocknewnamwhite.com

Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral Service, Southport

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