Saturday, July 29, 2006

Sad Notes

We've lost two more members of the Class of 54

Joan Dalton Garrick

Mrs. Garrick, age 70, of 222 Sellers Street, Oak Island, died Saturday May 27, 2006 at The Lower Cape Fear Hospice Life Care Center.

Mrs. Garrick was born in Mecklenburg County May 25, 1936 and was the daughter of the late John Douglas Dalton and Ollie Johnson Dalton. She was preceded in death by a son, Mitchell Lee Garrick and a brother, John Douglas Dalton. She was employed with Mecklenburg County as a help desk coordinator.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas Swain Garrick; a son, Steve Garrick of Winnabow; a sister, Donna Blalock of Charlotte.
Funeral services will be held Monday May 29, 2006 at 11 AM at the Chapel of Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral Service with Reverend Barbara T. Francis officiating.
Burial will follow in Cape Fear Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 3-5 this evening at the funeral home.
Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport.
Published in the Charlotte Observer on 5/29/2006.

Betty Wells Poplin

As a result of our recent mailing, Obie got a call from Betty Wells Poplin's daughter, Marsha Brackett, informing us that Betty died in October 2004.

(Unfortunately, I don't have access to Betty's obituary. May she rest in peace. -Ed)