Sylvia Hewett Butterworth, 82, of Southport, North Carolina passed away with family by her side Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Colean Stewart Gurley, 94, formally of Statesville passed away on January 18, 2020 in Oak Island, and was finally reunited with her husband of 40 years, James D. Gurley, Sr.

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Donald Wilbur Browning, of Bolivia, went to be with our Lord on January 16, 2020 at age 100.

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Thomas J. Ryan, 70, of Southport died Friday, January 17, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Roberta D. Arvani was called to heaven on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2019.

Jeanette Hickman Knox, 89, of Bolivia died Sunday, January 19, 2020 at the Lower Cape Fear Life Care Center in Wilmington.

Margaret Purcell Shinn, age 71, passed away unexpectedly on December 22, 2019.

Doris Rhinesperger Brandenburg, 84, of Colfax passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020, at High Point Medical Center.

Evelyn “Lyn” Maynard, age 75, passed away on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at SESU Hospice House in Bolivia, North Carolina.

Marie Green of Southport, North Carolina and formerly of Toms River New Jersey, passed away on December 24,2019.

Lee “Gunny” Smith, USMC - Retired, 70, of Boiling Spring Lakes, passed away on January 5, 2020.

Sherry Lynn Ruff Tarbush, 65, of Bolivia passed away Saturday, December 21, 2019, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Howard Nelson Hursey, Jr., 71 of Southport, passed away on December 28, 2019.

Walt Madsen was born in Manhattan, New York City, on July 4, 1938. He was the first born child of the late Ejnar and Christiane Bundgaard Madsen. His brother, the late Chris Madsen, was born three years later.

Bonita Kay “Bonny” Risdon Baumann, 78, of Southport, North Carolina and formerly of Tiltonsville and Cincinnati, Ohio, passed away on December 23, 2019.

Mr. Raymond Leon McMahan, 74, of 3391 Scupper Run, SE, died unexpectedly Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at his home.

Mary Lee Moore Grande, 85, formerly of Boiling Spring Lakes passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center after a brief illness, with her family at her side.

Carol Wickham Midgett, 75, of Wilmington and formerly of Southport, passed away on December 21, 2019.

Roy Michael Elliott, age 69, died peacefully at Duke University Hospital on December 16, 2019 after complications from lymphoma. Most people knew him as “Mick,” a husband, father, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin, friend, neighbor, or that guy that was always outside.

Alvie Earl Lewis went home to be with the Lord on December the 17, 2019.

Sandra Estell Germain, 82, of Boiling Spring Lakes and former resident of Wallingford, Connecticut passed away on Friday, December 20, 2019.

Susan Stella Bruett, 68, of Oak Island passed away on December 10, 2019.

Maureen Douglas Horan, 73 of Southport, North Carolina, passed away on December 13, 2019.

Mr. Kenneth Allen Mercer Sr., 85, of Bolivia departed this life Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.

Mrs. Louise Hallock Anderson, 88 of Oak Island, North Carolina passed away peacefully at her home on December 8, 2019.

Susan Stella Bruett, 68, of Oak Island passed away on December 10, 2019.

She was born Helen Margaret Vlasich in Ironwood, Michigan on May 30, 1920 and lived most of her adult life in her much-loved Chicago, Illinios as Mrs. Ladislaw (Larry) Gross. She died on November 30, 2019 just shy of her 100th birthday, in Southport, North Carolina (which she smilingly calle…

Loretta Mae Price of Southport, 89, passed away on November 29, 2019 in Shallotte.

Etta June Supler Waite, age 89, of Lincolnton and formerly of Oak Island, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2019 at her residence.

William Davis Coombes, of Boiling Spring Lakes, passed away on his 98th birthday, November 20, 2019.

James “Jimmy” Danford, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 in Sanford North Carolina.

William John “Bill” Ringenbach, 74, of St. James quietly departed this life on Saturday, November 23, 2019, surrounded by his loving wife Sandy and their children, Scott Ringenbach and his wife Lindsey, and Tammi Newton and her husband Alec, at the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick in Bolivia.

Paul Daniel Hadlock, 69, of Southport died on November 19, 2019 at home while holding his wife’s hand.

Russ Ferris of Southport passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, holding the hand of his wife Susan while surrounded by family.

Donald Everett “Don” Smith, 72 of Oak Island, North Carolina died November 17, 2019 at Dosher Memorial Hospital in Southport, North Carolina after a courageous battle with cancer.

Roy Shepard Mitchell, Jr., 87, died on Wednesday, November 13 surrounded by family at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Lifecare Center in Wilmington.

Mr. Franklin “Buster” Wade Cashwell, 86, resident of Oak Island, passed away Monday, November 18, 2019 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.

Barbara Rae Collins Lidoski, 72, a resident of St. James since 1999 passed away on November 13, 2019, at the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick-Lower Cape Fear Hospice surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle of cancer and respiratory illness.

Madge Earley Bolin, 82, of St. James,passed away on November 15, 2019.

Gloria Peterson Rapp of Southport passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 14, 2019 with family by her side.

Betty Rebecca Brown, 73, of Southport passed away on November 14, 2019.

Mr. David Dosher Malpass, 82, of Bolivia died Saturday, November 9, 2019 at his home.

Mrs. Yvonne M. Hewett 52, passed on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Robert A. Jones, (Bobby) 91, of Southport passed away on November 7, 2019.

Kevin Patrick Fogarty passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at his home on Oak Island after a short illness.