DEATH NOTICE – HENRY ANDREWS

We learned of the death January 27 of Henry Andrews, 59, of Reelsboro. We extend our prayers and condolences to his family. A memorial service will be held 11:00 A.M., January 31 at Faith Free Will Baptist Church, the Rev. Dwayne Boyd officiating. Inurnment will be in Bridgeton Cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers the family asked that memorial contributions be made Bryant Funeral Home, PO Box 99, Alliance, NC 28509 to assist with the funeral costs.

DEATH NOTICE – DORA LUPTON GASKINS GERARD

We learned of the death today of Dora Lupton Gaskins Gerard, 91, of Reelsboro. She was a member of The Order of Eastern Star. We extend our prayers and condolences to her family.

Her funeral will be held 11:00 A.M. January 30 at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Jim Marshburn officiating. Burial will be in Sandhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

DEATH NOTICE – CECELIA SAMIA KIBBE

We are saddened to learn of the death of Pam Hardison’s mother, Cecelia Samia Kibbe, 81, of Vandemere. We extend our prayers and condolences to her family. A graveside service will be held 11:00 A.M. February 1, at New Bern Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 2202 Wrightsville Ave. Suite 111, Wilmington, NC 28403.

DEATH NOTICE – GEORGE W. HODGES

We were saddened to learn of the death January 23 of George W. Hodges, 86, of Alliance. He was Melissa Watson’s grandfather. We extend our prayers and condolences to his family. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 P.M. January 26 at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Penny Dollar Farmer officiating. Inurnment will be in Alliance United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Flowers are appreciated however; donations may be made to Alliance United Methodist Church, c/o Earl Spencer, 99 Campen Rd., Bayboro, NC 28515.

“A DAY APART” RETREAT SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 7-9

“A Day Apart” Retreat for women will be held at Camp Caroline March 7-9. The full weekend price is $75.00. It includes Friday night supper, Saturday and Sunday breakfast and Saturday lunch. Saturday supper is dutch treat group excursion. The Saturday-only price is $40.00. The deadline for registering is Feb. 26.

Friday registration begins at 3:00 P.M. March 7, and Saturday registration begins at 8:15 A.M. March 8. Registration forms are available in the church office.

DEATH NOTICE – MARY ANN MOORE SUGG

KFP0124_MayAnnSugg-obit_20140124We were saddened to learn of the death last night of one of our long-time members, Mary Ann Moore Sugg. We extend our prayers and condolences to her family. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M. January 25 at Westview Cemetery on Hillcrest Road in Kinston, NC. Edwards Funeral Home in Kinston is assisting with the arrangements. Sign the guest book at kinston.com.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial gifts may be made to Bethany Christian Church, 8126 NC Hwy 306 S, P.O. Box 156, Arapahoe, NC 28510 or Northwest Christian Church, 2009 Carey Road, Kinston, NC 28501.