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SCOTT, Nathan (Mr. & Mrs.) – d. 1879

Mr. Nathan R. SCOTT and wife, respectable citizens, and advanced in years, died a few days ago at their residence in Riley’s Creek, in Pender County.  They have been married over twenty years, and left three grown children – one daughter and two sons.  The wife died two days before the husband.  From the day… (read more)

TAYLOR, George C. (1898)

Suicide Taylor’s Body Friends of George C. TAYLOR, the Pension Office messenger who committed suicide yesterday morning, arranged today for the transportation of his body to his home in Burgaw, N.C.  A telegram was received this morning from TAYLOR’s father requesting that the remains be sent at once to his home.  Yesterday the body was… (read more)

PEARSALL, Wrathell (1972)

Transcribed by Stephen Carroll Pearsall Final Rites Friday for Mr. Pearsall Funeral services for Wrathell Pearsall of Burgaw, who died in Pender Memorial Hospital, Saturday, were held at 2 p.m. Friday in Mount Pisgah Baptist Church with the Rev. John Bradley of Wilmington officiating. Burial was in the Burgaw Cemetery.  Visitation was at Peoples Funeral… (read more)

KAY, William Humphrey “Bill” (1961)

Transcribed by Stephen Carroll Pearsall “Bill” Kay of Burgaw Passes; Funeral Friday  William H. (Bill) Kay, 50, of Burgaw died in Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville Wednesday following an illness of several months. Surviving are his widow, the former Eva King of Burgaw; a sister, Mrs. Carrie Howard of Atlanta, Ga; six brothers, L. A. and… (read more)

LARKINS & SHAW Obituaries (1892)

Contributed by Herb Williams Two of Pender’s Most Prominent Citizens Dead Two of the oldest and most prominent citizens of Pender county have recently been removed from their field of usefulness and honor by the hand of death. Mr. W. S. Larkins, aged 93 years, and probably the oldest man in the county, died a few days… (read more)

ARMSTRONG, Thomas James (1877)

Transcribed by Stephen Carroll Pearsall Mr. Thomas J. Armstrong died on the 10th of September 1877, at his residence in Pender Co, N. C. From a short sketch of his early life, written by himself for the information of his children, we learn that he was born at South Washington on the 21st of April… (read more)

HUGHES, Thelma R. (1991)

Transcribed by Stephen Carroll Pearsall Thelma R. Hughes, 80, of 310 Woodbine St., died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 1991, following a brief illness. She was the widow of Charlie Frank Hughes Sr. Born in Burgaw, N.C. she was the daughter of the late Richard R. and Nora Brothers Rivenbark, and had been a resident of Hopewell… (read more)

DRIVER, Robert (1943)

Transcribed by Stephen Carroll Pearsall Robert Driver Is Killed by Train At Rooks Station Robert Driver, 60, for many years respected and beloved janitor at the Atkinson school, was instantly killed Sunday afternoon about 2 o’clock when the car in which he was riding was struck by a train at Rooks station near Atkinson.  He… (read more)

BELL Sr., Raymond (1959)

Transcribed by Stephen Carroll Pearsall Raymond Bell, Sr., Prominent Pender Figure, Succumbs at 79  Raymond Bell, Sr., native of Pender County, and a prominent figure throughout this area, succumbed at his home Thursday evening at six o’clock, following several months of illness.  Funeral service were conducted from the Burgaw Methodist Church Saturday at 3:00 p.m.,… (read more)