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 Frank of Ware Shoals, S. C., Wayne of Spartanburg, S. C., Earl of Anderson, S. C., Albert of Bredenton, Fla., and Cameron of Lake City, Fla. ; and several nices and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 4 :30 p.m. Friday af the Burgaw Baptist Church with Dr. Francis Chesson officiating. Burial was in the King’s family cemetery in the Shelter Neck Community.
Source: The Pender Chronicle, Wednesday, July 19, 1961 (p10)