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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 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)

Sparkman Family Photos

Contributed by Stephen Carroll Pearsall, 1997

Sparkman Family of Rocky Point, NC

Family picture of Charles Nixon Sparkman (b 1846 Onslow Co-1933), son of Willis Dixon Nixon and Zilpha King aka widow of Thomas Ennertt. Charles Nixon Sparkman md on 4 Nov 1875 at the home of David J. Nixon, Ella Vance Nixon (1859-1935), dau of David James Nixon and Mary Catherine Shepherd. I can not identify all any of the children in the picture.