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NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA CARTERET COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION 19 SP 123 FOR THE ADOPTION OF: RICHARD J. CHAPMAN To: Sheila D. Winters and Unknown Father, Respondents. Take notice that a Petition for Adoption has been filed by Katherine I. Chapman on the 22 day of May, 2019 with the Clerk of Superior Court for Carteret County, NC, in the above-entitled special proceeding. The Petition relates to a male child born July 28, 1983, at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. The birth mother’s name is Sheila D. Winters. The name of the birth father is unknown. TAKE NOTICE that you are required to make defense to such pleading no later than forty (40) days after the date of the first publication of this notice, exclusive of such date. Upon your failure to do so, the Petitioner will apply to the Court for relief sought in the Petition. Any parental rights you may have will be terminated upon the entry of the decree of adoption. This the 22 day of May, 2019. ERIN R. ENECKS Attorney for Petitioner NC State Bar #: 39846 801 Arendell Street, Suite 4 PO Box 172 Morehead City, NC 28557 (252)222-0216 LH-71668 5/24/31/19 6/7/19