Home Obituaries

Obituaries

Steve Groce, 58, volunteer with Friends of Sea Turtles-Oak Island

on   
Steve Groce was known for his hearty laugh and quick wit. Due to cardiac arrest, Mr. Groce died on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. Born in Greensboro, Mr. Groce traveled down to the University of Georgia where he received an MBA. During his 30-year career in internet technology, he lived in many places but was happy […]

Neil J. Murphy, 84

on   
Neil J. Murphy, 84, of Wilmington died on Oct. 18, 2013, at Liberty Commons. Arrangements will be announced. Please share memories and condolences with the family online at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation.   To view a full listing of PortCityDaily obituaries, click here.

Mary Wingard Oswald Wilson, 86, affectionately known as “Aunt Sug”

on   
From the time she graduated from Whiteville High School and Pineland College until her retirement, Mary Wingard Oswald Wilson worked in her family’s publishing business, H.L. Oswald Enterprises. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Wallace and was known as “Aunt Sug.” Mrs. Wilson died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 while at Lower […]

Mrs. Donnie Ruth Daley, 61

on   
Mrs. Donnie Ruth Daley of Shallotte died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. She is survived by her son, Larry Daley of Shallotte; brothers, Raymond Daley and Linwood Daley, both of Shallotte; and other loving relatives and dear friends. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, from noon until 7 p.m. at Peoples Funeral Home […]

Deacon James Cox, 88

on   
Deacon James Cox, 88, of Supply died Monday, Oct.14, 2013. Visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, from noon until 7 p.m. at Peoples Funeral Home of Shallotte.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at noon at Big Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 405 Big Macedonia Rd. NW, Supply, NC 28462.  Burial will follow […]

Martha A. Gamble Howle, 77, loving grandmother

on   
Of the Baptist faith, Martha A. Gamble Howle moved to Oak Island 20 years ago after retiring from Barclay’s in Charlotte. Mrs. Howle died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 at home. She was a loving grandmother who previously worked at Oak Island Medical and Southport Pulmonary Medicine. Mrs. Howle was preceded in death by her husband, […]

Augusta Blake Counts, 95, original seamstress for Azalea belles

on   
No one has heard her voice in 10 years because of a stroke she suffered, but on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, Augusta Blake Counts will fill the room with laughter once again when her radio interview, recorded in 1987, is played. Mrs. Counts was the original seamstress for the Azalea belles. She died Tuesday, Oct. […]

Leon Hicks, 97, hole-in-one at 88 years old

on   
Leon Hicks married “the prettiest girl he had ever seen,” Dorothy Louise Smith, in 1939. After several weeks of failing health, 18 years after the death of his wife, Mr. Hicks died on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. Mr. Hicks was originally from Atkins, Va., where he graduated from high school and completed a business college […]

Mary Rider

on   
Mary Rider of Wilmington died on Oct. 15, 2013. Arrangements will be announced. Please share memories and condolences with the family online with Wilmington Funeral & Cremation. Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, Village Road   To view a full listing of PortCityDaily obituaries, click here.

Dorothy B. Van Osten, 93

on   
Dorothy B. Van Osten of Wilmington died on Oct. 15, 2013. She was 93. Services will be held in New Jersey. Please share memories and condolences with the family online with Wilmington Funeral & Cremation. Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, Village Road   To view a full listing of PortCityDaily obituaries, click here.