Patricia Ann Stewart: Chadbourn

1949 – 2019      Patricia Ann Stewart of Chadbourn died Tuesday, Nov. 19, in her home. She was 70.      Born June 26, 1949 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Dewitt Fowler and Annie Mae Sellers Fowler.      She is survived by her husband, Larry Dale Stewart of the home; a son, Timmy…

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Elizabeth Ann Scott: Whiteville

1945 – 2019      Elizabeth Ann Scott of Whiteville died Wednesday, Nov. 20 in her home.  She was 74.      Born June 2, 1945 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Dallie Wear Nealey and Elizabeth Arture Locklear Nealey.      She is survived by one son, Kenneth “Corky” Fowler of Hallsboro; three daughters, Sandy Lynn…

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Ann Katherine Smith Ruble: Kentucky

1942 – 2019      Ann Katherine Smith Ruble of Shelbyville, Kentucky died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 in Louisville. She was 77.      Born January 8, 1942 in Tabor City, Mrs. Ruble was the daughter of the late Lorena & R. W. Smith.      She was a member of Hempridge Baptist Church and retired from Kentucky State Police with…

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Carlene Cribb Long: Delco

1938 – 2019      Carlene Cribb Long of Delco of Delco died Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Premier Living and Rehab Center, Lake Waccamaw. She was 81.      She was a caring and trustworthy person and all who knew her loved and respected her. She was a member of Livingston Baptist Church in Delco.      She was the daughter…

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Worley named to Extension Hall of Fame

By JENN CAUSEY & DEUCE NIVEN      Chandler Worley, a Fair Bluff area farmer whose family has made a living from the land for years, was honored as the newest member of the Columbus County Extension Hall of Fame during the 2019 Farm City Week Dinner held Tuesday at South Columbus High School.      Cape Fear Farm…

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Glendale Jolly: Wilmington

1931 – 2019      Glendale Jolly of Wilmington and formerly of Clarendon died Monday, Nov. 18, in Liberty Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Wilmington. He was 88.      Born Feb. 23, 1931 in Columbus County, he was the son of the late James Arthur Jolly and Mary Stanley Jolly and the widower of Charlotte Ann Boyd…

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Another week of uncertainty on second Tabor City Council seat

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A recount in a razor close race for a second seat on Tabor City Council won’t take place until next Friday, that meeting of the Columbus County Board of Elections set for 10 a.m. in the elections offices in Whiteville.      Incumbent Nelson Lee, who lost his re-election bid to incumbent Ronnie…

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Bettie Gail Stevens Altman: Loris

1941 – 2019      Bettie Gail Stevens Altman of Loris passed to her heavenly home on Nov. 5.      Mrs. Altman was born in Loris, a daughter of the late Ernest Odell and Jackie Fowler Stevens.      She was predeceased by her son, Kevin Shelley; three brothers, Shelton, Jimmy, and Belton Stevens; and one sister, Patsy S. Cooper.…

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Provisional vote cuts Graham’s lead in TC Council race to 1

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      A single provisional ballot cast for incumbent Nelson Lee and recorded Thursday left challenger Ronnie Graham with a one-vote lead in the race for a seat on Tabor City Council.      At stake is a second seat on council. Incumbent David Mincey was the top vote getter in the race for council,…

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Infant Millie Rose Floyd: Tabor City

November 12, 2019      Infant Millie Rose Floyd of Tabor City died Tuesday, Nov. 12.      She was the infant daughter of Austin Lee Floyd and Teresa Ann Gore of Tabor City.      In addition to her parents, she is survived by one sister, Brooklyn Kaye Floyd of Tabor City; maternal grandparents, Keith and Linda Ward of Chadbourn;…

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