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.
Warsaw - Leola Bullard Best, 84, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville, NC. Mrs. Best was born July 15, 1935 in Columbus County, NC to the late Buck H. Bullard, Jr. and Ora Mae Ward Bullard.
Mrs. Best is survived by son, Jimmy Best of Warsaw; daughters, Patricia Bryant and husband, Dayton of Stedman, Betty Hobson and husband, John of Warsaw; seven grandchildren, Jessica Hayes and husband, Randy, Amy Andersen and husband, Aaron, Beverly Herring and husband, Jonathan, Michael Melendez and wife, Emily, Sarah Melendez and Kevin Carney, Clayton Bryant, and wife, Shea, David Melendez and Dylan Bryant; and eight great grandchildren, Zoey Hayes, Zachary Hayes, Zella Hayes, Zander Hayes, Amelia Andersen, Alan Andersen, Andy Andersen, and Lane Herring.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Best was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Best, and sister, Sarah Jean Bullard.
A private funeral service and burial will be conducted.
Kenansville - Susie Lee Williamson Dunn, 90, died Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville, NC. Mrs. Dunn was born October 28, 1929 in Duplin County, NC to the late Benjamin Bowden Williamson, Sr. and Ima Lee Whaley Williamson.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 14, 2020 in Community Funeral Home Chapel with burial following the service in Devotional Gardens. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Dunn is survived by her children, James (Jimmy) Allen Dunn, Jr. and wife, Beverly of Wallace, NC and Annette Dunn of Kenansville, NC, four grandchildren, Kevin Anderson and wife, Jeannie, Kelly Anderson, Christopher Dunn and wife, Melissa and Carrie Olmstead and husband, Steve; eight great grandchildren, Anna Sofia Murcia, Andrew Cruse, Ryan Wolfe, Timothy Wolfe and wife, Nikki, Luke Dunn, Mary Addison Dunn, Stephen Olmstead, and Porter Olmstead; four great-great grandchildren, Levi Wolfe, Austin Wolfe, Allie Wolfe and Aubrey Murray and sister-in-law, Sandra Williamson.
She was preceded in death by husband, James Allen Dunn, Sr.; brother, Benjamin B. Williamson, Jr.; and sister, Mary W. Sparks.
Warsaw-Sylvia Faye Rogers Frederick, 74, of Warsaw passed away Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Vidant Duplin. Sylvia was born April 3, 1945 in Sampson County to the late Bruce Rogers and Maggie Swinson Rogers.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the Warsaw United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the Carlton Pollock Cemetery.
Mrs. Frederick is survived by husband, Wade Frederick of Warsaw; son Jimmy Frederick and wife, Susan of Warsaw; daughter, April Groves and husband, Kent of Hampstead; grandchildren, Erin McCullen, Mackenna Hanley and husband, Daniel, James Hunter Frederick and wife, Alyssa, William Clayton Frederick and wife, Breezy; great grandchild, Wade Cameron Frederick; brother, Wilton Rogers of Myrtle Beach, SC; sisters Ruby R. Heyer of Rose Hill and Rose Shields of Jacksonville, FL
Warsaw - Kim Miles Batchelor, 55, passed away suddenly Sunday, March 1, 2020. Mr. Batchelor was born November 6, 1964 in Duplin County, NC to Linda Boyette Batchelor and the late Doctor Benjamin Batchelor.
A memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m., Saturday, March 7, 2020 in Community Funeral Home Chapel, Warsaw. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m., at the funeral home.
Kim is survived by his mother, Linda Boyette Batchelor of Warsaw; brothers, Benny Batchelor and wife, Andrea P. of Turkey, Tracy Batchelor of Clayton and Eric Batchelor and wife, Andrea G. of Clayton; nieces and nephews, Benjamin Batchelor, Rachel Batchelor and Corey Bostic, Cody Batchelor, Anna Denton, and Bradley Denton; and one great niece, Madalynn Bostic.