Obits 11 24 21

Nov 24, 2021 at 07:00 am by Arthur-RB

Libby Hollis Brickhouse

Mary Elizabeth "Libby" Hollis Brickhouse, 86, of Columbia, died Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Born February 13, 1935, in Tyrrell County, she was the daughter of the late Charlie Sam Hollis and Thelma Sawyer Hollis and was preceded in death by her loving husband, Elesbara Brickhouse; daughter-in-law, Teresa B. Brickhouse; sister, Sylvia Hollis Taylor; and brother, Sidney Ray Hollis.

She was owner and operator of Libby's Crab Pot Shop and was a member of Sound Side Free Will Baptist Church.

Her family includes her daughter, Mary Ellen Brickhouse Kirkland and husband, Harold, of Columbia; sons, C. J. Brickhouse and Barry Brickhouse and wife, Cathy, both of Columbia; seven grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Reverend Royce Reynolds officiated a service Sunday, November 21, at Sound Side Free Will Baptist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

The family received friends following the service at the graveside and other times at the residence.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sound Side Free Will Baptist Church Youth/Missions.

Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.

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Mary Clyde Waters

Nov.  28, 1942 - Nov. 15, 2021

Raleigh — The bells of heaven rang on November 15, 2021, for Mary Clyde Waters.

Mary Clyde Waters was born November 28, 1942, in Plymouth. She was the daughter of the late Clyde T. Waters and Edith Ange Waters.

She is survived by a brother, Wayne Waters, and his wife, Wilma. She is predeceased by her brother, Bruce Waters.

She was an active member of Hayes Barton Baptist Church. She considered the members part of her family and served in many capacities during her 40-plus years as a member. She served as a deacon, Sunday school teacher and loved to help out with meals at the church. Many times she recruited volunteers for Wednesday night suppers.

Mary Clyde had the sweetest spirit and never seemed to anger. She was a caterer and made beautiful wedding cakes.

She retired from the North Carolina Employment Security Commission in 2007. 

In her earlier years, Mary Clyde enjoyed traveling with friends. As her health declined, she never complained. She loved meeting new people while at Whispering Pines Independent Living Community, and while there, she served as an ambassador, greeting new residents.

Her family and friends will forever be grateful for the care and love Hillcrest of Raleigh gave her during her stay with them.

Traveling mercies, Mary Clyde

A memorial service to celebrate Mary Clyde's life will be held on Saturday, December 4, at 1:00 p.m., at Hayes Barton Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hayes Barton Baptist Church, Capital Campaign, 1800 Glenwood Ave. Raleigh, NC 27608.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 300 Saint Mary's St. Raleigh, NC;

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