Rachel Prevatte Lucas, 66

Rachel Prevatte Lucas

WILMINGTON — Rachel Prevatte Lucas was called home to her heavenly father Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, after a battle with cancer. She was born in Robeson County, N.C., August 18, 1950, daughter of the late Lannie Mae Prevatte and Fuller Prevatte. Preceding her in death was a brother, Fuller Prevatte Jr. Surviving are her children, […]


Nancy Givens Moore, 75, former music director with Beach Road Baptist Church

Nancy Givens Moore

ST. JAMES — Nancy Givens Moore passed away of Alzheimer’s disease on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. Mrs. Moore was born Jan. 29, 1941, in Jacksonville, Fla. She was a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University, in Arkadelphia, Ark., where she obtained a degree in education. Nancy began teaching school in Satellite Beach, Fla. During her teaching […]


James W. Murphy, 61, proud Army veteran

James W. Murphy

HAMPSTEAD — James W. Murphy, 61, a proud U.S. Army veteran, of Hampstead, N.C., died Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at his residence. He was born in Bay Shore, N.Y., the son of Helen Murphy and the late James J. Murphy. He was preceded in death by his sister, Jeanmarie Brown. Surviving are two daughters, Christina […]


John Richard “Pop” Shepard Jr., 80, loved to fish

John Richard "Pop" Shepard Jr.

WILMINGTON — John Richard “Pop” Shepard Jr., 80, born in Wilmington, N.C., Passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. He was the beloved husband of 61 years to Peggy (Oldham) Shepard; loving father of John (Libby) Shepard, Terry (Kim) Shepard, Windy (Jesse) Shepard and Donald (Dana) Shepard; and also loved by brothers, sisters, family and friends. […]


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