Martha Faye Cherry, 78, friend to all

Martha Faye Cherry

WINNABOW — Martha Faye Cherry, 78, went to be with her heavenly father Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center. She was born Sept. 23, 1938, the daughter of the late John Everett and Lila Blanche Cavanaugh. Also remembered is her husband, R.D. Cherry, who preceded her in death. […]

Michelle Elizabeth King, 46, medical social worker with Lower Cape Fear Hospice

Michelle Elizabeth King

WILMINGTON — Michelle Elizabeth King, 46, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Duke University Hospital, Durham, N.C. Michelle was born Feb. 18, 1971, in Wilmington, daughter of Ina Moore King and the late Mitchell Nerrell King. Michelle was a graduate of Laney High School and Campbell University, and was currently enrolled in the Master’s Degree […]

Louise Johnson Willetts, 86, former office assistant at Southport Elementary School

Our beloved mom, Louise Johnson Willetts, 86, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017, after a long, courageous struggle with dementia. She married our dad, William Elmore Willetts, in 1949 in Conway, S.C., and came back to his birthplace home where they lived and worked together for 62 years. During those years, she worked extremely hard […]

Joseph Paul Pinkowski, 75, Navy veteran

CALABASH — Joseph Paul Pinkowski, 75, died at home after a short illness Thursday, March 16, 2017. He was born in Stuyvesant, N.Y., May 23, 1941, to the late Vivian Edwards and Theodore Pinkowski. Mr. Pinkowski was a 22-year veteran of the U.S. Navy. Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Carmen Daughtry of the […]