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Obituaries

  • Jerry Carter

    Jerry DeLane Carter, 52, of Sunset Beach, died July 17 at his residence.

    He was born in Augustberg, Germany on Aug. 14, 1956, a son of Jimmie Elizabeth Bright Carter and Robert Eugene Carter Sr. He was manager of Twin Lakes Seafood Restaurant for many years.

    Surviving, in addition to his parents of Ocean Isle Beach, are his wife, Neda Kay Roberts Carter; a daughter, Kortney Carter of Ocean Isle Beach; and brothers, Billy Carter, Gene Carter and his wife Julia and Tim Carter and his wife Kim all of Ash, and Kelly Carter and his wife Terri of Conway, S.C.

  • Corky Collins

    Norvin “Corky” Hugh Collins III, 64, of Bolivia, died July 20 at his home.

    He was born Sept. 10, 1944 in Greensboro, a son of Norvin Hugh Collins Jr. and Norma Constance Isler Collins. He was retired from the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., were he worked as a legislative director.

    He developed cancer four years ago and moved to the River Run community two years ago. He enjoyed boating, fishing, scuba diving, golfing, tennis and spending time on the dock.

  • Gene Abernethy

    William Eugene “Gene” Abernethy, 51, of Supply, died July 3, in the University of North Carolina Hospital.

    He was born Oct. 20, 1957 in Flint, Mich., a son of the late Charles Eugene Abernethy.

  • Aldora Ashbaugh

    Aldora Belle Ashbaugh, 81, of Calabash, died July 16 at Brunswick Cove Nursing Center in Winnabow.

    She was born Aug. 12, 1927 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Robert T. and Della C. Deeds Black.

    Surviving are her daughter, Vivian Pfau of Shallotte; one granddaughter; and two great-grandsons.

    She was predeceased by her husband, Merle L. Ashbaugh.

    A memorial service will be set at a later date.

  • Kenneth Dunlevy

    Kenneth V. Dunlevy, 88, of Little River, S.C., died July 16 at his home.

    He was born Nov. 24, 1920 in Abingdon, Ill., a son of the late Paul O. and Katherine Shields Dunlevy.

    He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during World War II.

    Surviving is his wife of 46 years, Helen Creaghan Dunlevy of Little River, S.C.

    Services will be at a later date in Maryland.

  • Eleanor Kaperak

    Eleanor Helen Kaperak, 73, of Carolina Shores, died July 11 at the Medical University of South Carolina.

    She was born May 7, 1936 in Struthers, Ohio, a daughter of late Joseph and Helen Dluhos Komara.

    She was a former member of the Cook’s Club at Carolina Shores.

    Surviving are her husband, Stephen F. Kaperak of the home; three daughters, Deborah Cunningham and husband Robert of Cincinnati, Lenore Horwatt and husband Edward of Mentor, Ohio, and Christine Hradisky and husband Ron of Columbus, Ohio; and four grandchildren.

  • Alfred Wnorowski

    Alfred Robert Wnorowski, 79, of Ocean Isle Beach, died July 7 at his residence.

    He was born in South River, N.J., on Aug. 6, 1929, a son of the late Stanley and Alexrandia Modzelewska Wnorowski.

    He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force and was a retired chemical operator for Rhone-Poulenic Inc.

  • Jeffrey Swaim

    Jeffrey Scott Swaim, 40, of, Southport, formerly of Burlington, died July 16 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

    He was born in Long Beach, Calif., on Aug. 7, 1968, a son of Sheila Rudd Buckner of Southport and the late Jimmy Leon Swaim. He was an automobile painter and enjoyed music and singing.

  • John Outlaw

    John Michael Outlaw, 55, of Supply, died July 19 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter.

    He was born in Richmond County on Oct. 11, 1953, a son of Virginia Purvis Outlaw of the home and the late Albert Outlaw. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Steven Outlaw and a nephew, Joshua Outlaw. He was a welder.

    Survivors in addition to his mother include two sons, Ben Outlaw of South Carolina and Lee Lovett of Supply; a brother, T.E. Outlaw of Jemison, Ala.; nieces and nephews.

    No services are scheduled.

  • Thomas Perkins

    Thomas Victor Perkins, 64, of Wilmington, July 14 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter.

    He was born in Greensboro, on May 11, 1945, a son of the late Harold Lee Perkins Sr. and Mabel Coffey Buckley. He was a former resident of Greensboro and was a music promoter for many years. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

    He was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold Lee Perkins Jr. and Richard T. Perkins.