Kenansville - Glenora Ann Tomberlin Stepp, 75, passed away Monday, May 25, 2020 at her home. Mrs. Stepp was born June 7, 1944 in Spartanburg County, SC to the late Samuel Preston Tomberlin and Margaret Chapman Tomberlin.
Mrs. Stepp is survived by her husband, Zan Stepp of the home, daughters, Tonda S. Strickland and husband, Jerry of Kenansville, NC and Zana S. Willis and husband, Ben of Jacksonville, NC; three grandchildren, Brenna Willis, Laura Ashley Strickland and Alyssa Strickland.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Stepp was preceded in death by brother, Preston Tomberlin.
All services will be private.
The family request no flowers but memorials may be made to Pet Friends of Duplin County, P. O. Box 152, Wallace, NC 28466 in Glenora Stepps memory.
Rose Hill - Helen Ann Griffin Rouse, 91, passed away Friday, May 22, 2020 at The Garden of Rose Hill. Mrs. Rouse was born September 13, 1928 in Duplin County, NC to the late George Oliver Griffin and Helen Eakins Griffin.
A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 26, 2020 in Fussell Cemetery. We ask all attendee to be mindful and practice good social distancing.
Mrs. Rouse is survived by daughters, Judy R. Jones and husband, Glenn of Rose Hill, Nancy Skipper of Viladia, GA; three grandchildren, Amy Jones and fiancé, Brian Cavenaugh, Sommer Jones and fiancé, Dion Graham and April Skipper; two great grandchildren, Autumn and Austin Mattox; one great-great granddaughter, Karsyn Lnn Smith; and brother-in-law Hugh Rouse and Stella of Rose Hill.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Rouse was preceded in death by husband, Chester Joseph Rouse; brother, Leonard W. Griffin; sisters, Dorothy Fussell and Laurie Maughan and great grandson, William Mattox.
Kenansville - Dorothy Arlene Potter Kornegay, 73, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at her home. She was born July 19, 1946 in Duplin County, NC to the late John Daniel Potter and Ada Mae Pate Potter.
Dorothy is survived by her loving husband, Donald Kornegay of the home; daughter, Tonya K. Bostic of Kenansville; grandchildren, Kyle Bostic, Daniel Bostic and wife, Stephanie, Shelia Bostic, Keith Bostic; great grandchildren, Luke Bostic, Elijah Bostic, Emmanuel Bostic, Shaun Carlton, Zoie Bostic, Jake Bostic. She is also survived by sisters; Shelva Jean Brock of Kenansville, Rachel Holland and husband, Billy of Warsaw; sister-in-law, Cynthia Potter of Kenansville; brother-in-law, Billy Ray Chambers, Sr.
In addition to the parents, she was preceded in death by son-in-law, Ronnie Bostic, brother, Tommy Potter; sister, Addie Chambers, and brother-in-law, Jack Brock.
Due to Covid-19, a private service and burial will be held. Family and friends may come by the funeral home to view and sign the register 10am - 5pm Thursday, May 21, 2020.
Turkey-Sam Hill Williams, III, 72, of Turkey passed away Saturday morning May 16, 2020.
Mr. Williams was born in Pitt County to the late Sam Hill Williams, II and Mary Jones Williams Taylor.
A private service will be held due to the rules and regulations of Covid 19.
Mr. Williams is survived by sons, Timmy Williams and Warren Williams of Turkey; grandchildren, Allen Williams and wife, Jillian, Samantha Nethercutt and husband, James Jena Grace Williams and Allyson Williams; great grandchildren Everly Nethercutt and Wyatt Williams.
In addition to his parents Mr. Williams was preceded in death by wife, Shirley Matthews Williams, sister, Mary Ann Matthis and step-father Ceness Taylor.
Warsaw-Ronnie Lee Torrans, Jr., 60, of Warsaw passed away suddenly Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at his home. Mr. Torrans was born November 9, 1959 in Sampson County to Ronnie Lee Torrans and the late Joan Lanier Torrans.
A private funeral service will be held due to the Covid 19 regulations.
Mr. Torrans is survived by daughter, Brooke T. Casteen and husband, James of Wallace; father, Ronnie Lee Torrans of Warsaw; brother, Brian Torrans of Warsaw; sisters, Sandy Griffin and husband, Johnny of Warsaw and Debbie Campbell and husband, Jerry of Ocean Isle; grandchildren, Carson Casteen, Connor Casteen and Karlee Casteen.
Warsaw - Charles Richard Harper, 67, died May 5, 2020 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC. Mr. Harper was born March 17, 1953 in Duplin County, NC to the late Thomas Harper and Mildred Jordan Harper. Mr. Harper served his country in the US Air Force.
A private graveside service will be held.
Robert Broadrick Costin, 44, formerly of Warsaw, passed away on February 17, 2020, in Albuquerque, NM. A private memorial service will be held in late June at Pinecrest Cemetery in Warsaw.
Robert is survived by his parents, Bill and Kathy Costin of Warsaw; his sisters, Rebekah Roth (Laurence) and Virginia Wheeler (Mike) of Wilmington; nieces, Ellie and Libby Roth of Wilmington; nephews, Lucas and Jack Wheeler of Wilmington; and his grandmother, Edith Costin of Warsaw.
Robert was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, William Costin, Sr., and his maternal grandparents, C.N. and Anne Broadrick.
Kenansville- Ronald “Ronnie” Keith Bostic, 69, of Kenansville passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at his home. Ronnie was born in Duplin County March 18, 1951 to the late William Tyson Bostic and Lillian Quinn Bostic.
A private service will be held in compliance with the Covid-19 regulations. You may come by Community Funeral Home of Warsaw to view and sign the register on Thursday, April 23, 2020 between 10am and 5pm.
Mr. Bostic is survived by wife, Tonya K. Bostic of the home; sons, Kyle Bostic of Raleigh, Daniel Bostic and wife, Stephanie of Wilmington and Ronald “Keith” Bostic, Jr. of Wilmington; daughter, Sheila Bostic of Kenansville; brother Dennis Wayne Bostic of Richlands; grandchildren, Shaun Carlton, Zoie Bostic, Jake Bostic, Elijah Bostic, Emanuel Bostic and Luke Bostic.
In addition to his parents, Ronnie was preceded in death by brothers, Willie Gray Bostic, Mickey Bostic and Bobby Bostic.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Kenansville Baptist Church Youth, P. O. Box 865, Kenansville, NC 28349.
Rose Hill - Eva Ellen Dail Bland, 81, passed away Monday, April 6, 2020 at Vidant Inpatient Hospice. Mrs. Bland was born July 17, 1938 in Duplin County, NC to Sampson Dail and Bettie Ellen Carter Dail.
Due to the governor executive order regarding covid -19, a private service will be held.
Mrs. Bland is survived by husband, Jimmy Norman Bland of the home; three sons, Norman Bland of Chester, VA, Edward Bland and wife, Nancy of Rose Hill, and Danny Bland of Wallace; two granddaughters, Amanda Lee Bland and Allison Lambert; three great grandchildren, Braxton Lambert, Axiel Holmes and Hailey Andrews; and a brother, Lonnie Latham Dail of Cristfell, MD
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Bland was preceded in death by brothers, Leslie Thomas Dail, Leonard Dail, and Lawrence Albert Dail.
Warsaw - Gloria Jean McGee Cavenaugh, 76, passed away March 24, 2020 at her home. Mrs. Cavenaugh was born September 26, 1943 in Sampson County, NC to the late Dewey McGee and Eunice Quinn McGee.
A private funeral service and burial will be held due to federal mandate concerning COVID 19.
Mrs. Cavenaugh is survived son, Mike Cavenaugh and wife, Kim of Warsaw; daughters, Robin Matthis and husband, Don and Rhonda Tatum and husband, Mark all of Clinton; six grandchildren, Melissa Sarner and husband, Jonathan, Sara Thornton and husband, Brent, James Matthis and wife, Lesley, Amberly Howell and husband, Josh, Paige Tatum, Meredith Tatum; ten great- grandchildren, Mackensie Sarner, Nathan Sarner, Lily Sarner, Rylan Thornton, Savannah Thornton, Avett Matthis, Myles Matthis, Ben Matthis Caroline Howell, and Luke Howell. She is also survived by two brothers, Tommy McGee of Kinston and Jimmy McGee and wife, Jeanette of Four Oaks and sister, Janet Anderson and husband, Tim of Clinton.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Edward Cavenaugh.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Turkey PFWB Church, c/o Alma Register, 1985 Wilmington Road, Turkey, NC 28393.
You may visit Community Funeral Home of Warsaw to view and sign the register from 12 noon until 5pm Thursday and 9 am until 12 noon Friday.