Clifton Frank Fountain

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Clifton Frank Fountain
September 13, 1925
September 9, 2018

Memorial Service
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
7:00 PM followed by visitation
Serenity Funeral Home, Beulaville

Fountaintown, NC

Clifton Frank Fountain, age 92, died Sunday, September 9, 2018 at Dayspring of Wallace.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Fountain.  He is survived by his daughters, Derita F. Sumner and husband Charles of Pink Hill, Cleo Fountain of Fountaintown, and grandson, Gabriel Fountain.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bethlehem FWB Church, 2106 NC 111, Chinquapin, NC  28521.

Emmett Eugene Wickline

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Emmett Eugene Wickline
March 12, 1936
July 25, 2018

Memorial Service
Friday, July 27, 2018
6:30 PM followed by visitation
Serenity Funeral Home, Beulaville

 


Beulaville, NC

Emmett Eugene Wickline, age 82, died Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at home.

Mr. Wickline is survived by his wife, Josephine Cottle Wickline of Beulaville; two daughters, Denise Wickline Blizzard and husband Wally, Donna Wickline Price and husband Mike both of Beulaville; son, Emmett Eugene “Gene” Wickline II and wife Melody of Beulaville; two sisters, Betty Pauley of KY, Helen Park of MO; two brothers, Charles Wickline of Beulaville, Larry Wickline and wife Jean of GA; six grandchildren, Paul Price and wife Lindi, Cassie Futral and husband Brandon, Hillary Cohrs and husband Chris, Erin Futral and husband Mitch, Garrett Wickline, and Ian Wickline; and five great grandchildren, Perry Miller, Lake Futral, Gabe Price, Maggie Futral, and Brier Cohrs..

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Beulaville Baptist Church, P. O. Box 394, Beulaville, NC  28518.

Harry Nolan Deal

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Harry Nolan Deal
February 20, 1929
July 21, 2018

Funeral Service
Monday, July 23, 2018
2:OO PM
with visitation one hour prior to the service
Serenity Funeral Home, Beulaville

Interment
East Duplin Memorial Gardens, Beulaville

 

Beulaville, NC

On Saturday, July 21, 2018, surrounded by family, Harry N. Deal was called home to be with his Heavenly Father.  He was born on February 20, 1929, to Orion and Aubrey Deal in Kannapolis, NC.  At age 11 his family moved to Wilmington, NC where he attended Wilmington Schools and graduated from New Hanover High School.  He was then drafted into the army. He fought in the Korean War and was wounded, earning a Purple Heart.  After his discharge he moved to Jacksonville.

On February 28, 1953, he married his love, Letha Thigpen of Beulaville. They had sixty-five years together.  He attended barber school and barbered for several years.  He then changed occupations and worked as a civil service employee with Base Maintenance as a plumber until he retired.

He enjoyed traveling, camping, and fishing.  His faith in God was strong, the foundation of his life.  He enjoyed his church, Beulaville Baptist, where he sang tenor in the church choir and went on several mission trips.

Harry was preceded in death by his parents, Orion and Aubrey Deal; sisters, Helen Fleming and Dorothy Hollopeter; and twin daughters that died shortly after birth.

Left to cherish his memory is his devoted wife, Letha Thigpen Deal of the home; daughter Robin Jarman of Beulaville; son Scott Deal (Terri) of Murfreesboro, TN; five grandchildren; Michelle Lamb (Doug) of Beulaville; Sabrina Willaford (Travis) of Beulaville; Nicholas Albano of Beulaville; Anna Ruth and Rebecca Deal of Murfreesboro, TN; and two great grandchildren, Audrey and Benjamin Sutton of Beulaville as well as wonderful nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Beulaville Baptist Church, P. O. Box 394, Beulaville, NC 28518.

Betty Quinn Rhodes

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Betty Gould Quinn Rhodes
February 23, 1935
May 31, 2018

Funeral Service
Saturday, June 2, 2018
11:00 AM
with visitation one hour prior to the service
Serenity Funeral Home, Beulaville

Interment
East Duplin Memorial Gardens, Beulaville

 

Beulaville, NC

Betty Gould Quinn Rhodes, age 83, died Thursday, May 31, 2018, at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield.  She is survived by her daughter Denise R. Meacham of Dudley, son Brian Tad Rhodes of Whitakers, sister Wyoma Quinn Thomas of Beulaville, four grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren.

Mattie Kennedy Bostic

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Mattie Kennedy Bostic
May 19, 1932
April 25, 2018

Visitation
Saturday, April 28, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Serenity Funeral Home, Beulaville

Funeral Service
Saturday, April 28, 2018
3:00 PM
Serenity Funeral Home, Beulaville

Interment
East Duplin Memorial Gardens, Beulaville

 

Beulaville, NC

Mattie Kennedy Bostic, 85, of Beulaville, passed away on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, after a brief illness.  Mattie was born in 1932, the first of five children of Thomas and Bessie Horne Kennedy.  Mattie was Miss Popularity of Beulaville High School Class of 1950 and graduated from James Walker School of Nursing in Wilmington in 1953.  Mattie was married to Jesse Ray Bostic for fifty years, from 1957 until his passing in 2008.

Mattie joined the nursing staff of Duplin General Hospital in 1958 and served for many years as the Operating Room Supervisor.  After her “retirement” in 2006, she continued to work part time at the hospital until her death, an uninterrupted span of over 59 years.

Mattie was an active member of Beulaville Baptist Church since 1945.  She could be found most Sundays in the choir loft.  She remained active in the community and maintained a close circle of friends.

She is survived by her three children, Dino Ray Bostic and wife Pat of Cary, Tina Bostic Kennedy and husband Randall of Beulaville, and Dana Ross Bostic and wife Vickie of Garner; grandchildren Daniel Ethan Bostic, Heather Kennedy Roberts, Erika Kennedy Allen, Patrick Ross Bostic and Andrew Reid Bostic, and five great-grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her brother Berry Carroll Kennedy and survived by brothers Elwood Earl Kennedy of Aberdeen and Elmo Gerald Kennedy of Chinquapin; and a sister, Mavis Kennedy Butler of Bakersville, CA.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Beulaville Baptist Church Memorial Fund,
P. O. Box 394, Beulaville, NC 28518 or Duplin General Hospital Foundation, P. O. Box 278, Kenansville, NC 28349.