Miscellaneous Cumberland County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Friday, August 2, 2002

Cleophus Bowden
CLINTON -- Cleophus Bowden, 72, of 60 Cleophus Lane, died Saturday in Sampson Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in Morning Star Holy Church by the Rev. Lloyd Butler and Bishop Willie Pittman. Burial will be in Sandhill Cemetery.
Mr. Bowden is survived by his wife, Bernestine Bowden of the home; two sons, Cleophus Bowden Jr. and Terry Bowden, both of Washington, D.C.; three daughters, Katha DeBellotte of Clinton, Barbara Raspberry of the home and Brenda Bowden of Washington; three brothers, Woodrow Bowden, Johnny Bowden and Jody Bowden, all of Clinton; two sisters, Betty Harmon of Newton Grove and Minnie Everette of Clinton; and 10 grandchildren.
A viewing will be held today from 1 to 7 p.m. at Brock Memorial & Worley Funeral Home in Clinton.

Tracey J. Britt
MAXTON -- Tracey Jay Britt, 74, of 1115 Old Red Springs Road, died Wednesday in his home.
The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday in Pentecostal Church of Christ in Rowland by the Revs. Jimmy Strickland, Hurbert Chavis and Kenneth Britt. Burial will be in Island Grove Baptist Church cemetery in Pembroke.
Mr. Britt is survived by his wife, Carrie O. Britt of Pembroke; five sons, John Britt of the home, Ronald Britt of Maxton, Anthony Bullard of Rowland, Tracey Britt Jr. of McColl, S.C., and Ray Bullard of Pembroke; a daughter, Diane Britt of McColl; a brother, Raymond Britt of Raleigh; a sister, Violet Blackman of Longview, Texas; 13 grandchildren; 25 great- grandchildren; and a great-great- grandchild.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Revels Funeral Home in Pembroke.

Doris E. Dorsey
SPRING LAKE -- Mrs. Doris E. Dorsey, 66, of 702 Regina Drive, died Saturday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.
The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in New Life Bible Church in Fayetteville by Dr. Allen McLaughlin. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Dorsey is survived by her husband, Charles L. Dorsey of the home; a son, Charles L. Dorsey of Fayetteville; a daughter, Velinda De Sameau of Fayetteville; two brothers, Frank Boone of Maryland and Charles Boone of Washington, D.C.; a sister, Elvira Williams of Clinton; and five grandchildren.
A viewing will be held today from 1 to 8 p.m. at Wiseman Mortuary in Fayetteville.
The family will receive friends at the home.

Diana Drinkwater
SOUTHERN PINES -- Ms. Diana Drinkwater, 60, of Southern Pines, died Wednesday in Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
Ms. Drinkwater was a corporate lawyer for several years and taught in the paralegal department at Sandhills Community College. She was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in Our Savior Lutheran Church by the Rev. Scott Homesley. Arrangements are being handled by Boles Funeral Home & Crematory of Southern Pines.
Ms. Drinkwater is survived by two sons, Michal W. Hall of Orlando, Fla., and Benjamin A. Hall of Nashville, Tenn.; a daughter, Miriam H. Demyan of Augusta, Ga.; a brother, Albert C. Drinkwater of Charleston, Mo.; and two sisters, Patricia Blassingame of Thousand Oaks, Calif., and Maryland Drinkwater of Little Rock, Ark.
The family will receive friends after the service at the church.
Memorials may be made to Leukemia and Lymphona Society, N.C. Chapter, 5950 Fairview Road, Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28210.

Arthur N. Emanuel Sr.
SHANNON -- Arthur Norman Emanuel Sr., 88, of 7259 Rennert Road, died Wednesday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.
Mr. Emanuel was a farmer.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Biggs Funeral Home chapel in Lumberton by the Revs. Truman Chavis, Clester Locklear and Harvey L. Locklear. Burial will be in the Emanuel family cemetery.
Mr. Emanuel is survived by three sons, Norman Emanuel Jr. of Ellicott City, Md., Christopher Emanuel of Baltimore and Gregory D. Emanuel of Littleton, Pa.; four daughters, Patricia E. Westfall and Mary Elizabeth Turvell, both of Baltimore, Norma Lee Griffin of Selbyville, Del., and Joan Emanuel; two sisters, Annie Emanuel of Lumberton and Dovie Hudson of Red Oak, Va.; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home.

Cassandra Evans
LUMBERTON -- Ms. Cassandra Evans, 48, of 2507 Chambers St., died Tuesday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church by the Rev. E.B. Turner. Burial will be in Elizabeth Heights Cemetery.
Ms. Evans is survived by her mother, Anna Evans of the home; two brothers, Noah Evans and Clinton Evans; and a sister, Barbara McKinnon.
A viewing will be held today from 2 to 7 p.m. at Central Funeral Home in Lumberton.

Katie P. Faison
CLINTON -- Ms. Katie Pearl Faison, 78, of 903 Layton St., died Monday. 
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Union Grove Freewill Baptist Church by Bishop William E. Jones. Burial will be in Sandhill Cemetery.
Ms. Faison is survived by two sons, Ralph Faison and Donzy Faison Jr., both of Clinton; a daughter, Brenda Faison of Clinton; two sisters, Martha G. Jones of Winston- Salem and Lillie P. James of Clinton; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A viewing will be held Saturday from 2 to 7 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home in Clinton.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Oscar J. Harris Sr.
Oscar Joseph Harris Sr., 71, of 1921 Boxwood Lane, Fayetteville, died July 23 in his home.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Cross Creek Cemetery No. 4 by the Rev. Sherman McBeth.
Mr. Harris is survived by a son, Oscar J. Harris Jr. of Dalton, Ga.; four daughters, Annie L. Moss of Atlanta and Rosie Hayes, Shenita McKoy and Priscilla Harris, all of Fayette- ville; a sister, Virginia Manning of Fayetteville; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A viewing will be held today from 2 to 8 p.m. at Wiseman Mortuary.
The family will receive friends at 2610 Phoenician Drive.

William G. Harris
CAMERON -- William Grady Harris, 83, of Cameron, died Wednesday. 
Mr. Harris farmed tobacco and worked in carpentry.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Cypress Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Harris is survived by his wife, Sarah M. Harris; a son, Dennis Harris of Cameron; two daughters, Shelby Harris of Cameron and Edith deSouza of Ohio; and a granddaughter.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Rogers- Pickard Funeral Home in Sanford.

Marjorie S. Heller
PINEHURST -- Mrs. Marjorie S. Heller, 80, of Pinehurst, died Wednesday in her home.
Mrs. Heller was a Navy veteran of World War II and served three terms on the Pinehurst Village Council. She was a member of Congregational Church of Pinehurst for several years and the American Association of University Women.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 19 in Congregational Church of Pinehurst by the Rev. Valerie Coe Lowder. Burial will be in Acacia Memorial Park in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. Arrangements are being handled by Boles Funeral Home & Crematory of Pinehurst.
Mrs. Heller is survived by her husband, Richard Heller; a son, Gregory Stanley of Houston; two stepsons, Wilson Heller of Pepper Pike, Ohio, and Rick Heller of Cleveland Heights, Ohio; a stepdaughter, M’Liss Heller of Silver Springs, Md.; and a grandson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Congregational Church of Pinehurst, 895 Linden Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374.

Nita B. James
LAURINBURG -- Ms. Nita Bryant James, of West Church Street, died Thursday in Scotland Memorial Hospital.
Arrangements will be announced by McDougald Funeral Home & Crematorium of Laurinburg.

Mavor P. Jones
LILLINGTON -- Mrs. Mavor Williams Penny Jones, 85, of Lillington, died Wednesday in Brookfield Retirement Center.
Mrs. Jones was a cosmetologist and a member of Coats Baptist Church and the Coats PTA.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Coats Baptist Church by the Revs. Jesse Mooney and Ronnie Byrd. Burial will be in Devotional Gardens in Dunn.
Mrs. Jones is survived by two sons, Ted Penny of Coats and Kenneth Penny of Fuquay-Varina; a stepson, Jimmy K. Jones of Garner; a stepdaughter, Debbie Johnson of Raleigh; two brothers, Clay Williams of Raleigh and Stacy Williams of Maryland; two sisters, Hermie M. Jackson of Dunn and Jean Hunter of Raleigh; six grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; nine great- grandchildren; and six step-great- grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Coats and at other times at the home of Ted and Sue Penny, 220 Sheriff Johnson Road.
Memorials may be made to Coats Baptist Church building fund, P.O. Box 297, Coats, NC 27521; or to the charity of one’s choice.

William Lilly
PARKTON -- William Lilly, 41, of 1852 Lake Upchurch Road, died Sunday.
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in Reilly Road Church of God of Prophecy by Dr. Thurman McGougan. Burial will be in Mount Hebrew Church cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Wiseman Mortuary of Fayetteville.
Mr. Lilly is survived by his father, Charles E. Lilly of Parkton; a brother, Joseph E. Lilly of Fayetteville; two sisters, Amy Lilly of Fayetteville and Esther Lilly of Hope Mills; and his maternal grandmother, Vasteen Rich of Parkton.
The family will receive friends at 7010 Kalmia Lane, Hope Mills.

Joshua McCryndle
SPRING LAKE -- Joshua McCryndle, infant son of John and Darla McCryndle, of 366 Old Salem Drive, died Saturday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayette- ville.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Rockfish Memorial Park in Fayetteville by the Rev. Carl Brinkley Jr. Arrangements are being handled by H.M. Colvin Funeral Home of Fayette- ville.
In addition to his parents, Joshua is survived by a brother, Jonathan Morrison; two sisters, Antoinette Shoemore and Chanelle Williams; his paternal grandmother, Sylvia McClemore of Leakesville, Miss.; and his maternal grandparents, Glen and Elease Stephens of Elyria, Ohio.

Thomas Patterson
ROWLAND -- Thomas Patterson, 73, of 100 Franklin St., died Wednesday in Century Care of Laurinburg.
Arrangements will be announced by Jackson Funeral Home of Laurinburg.

Robert A. Peterson
CRESCENT CITY, Fla. -- Robert A. “Pete” Peterson, 64, of Crescent City, died Monday in Putnam Community Medical Center.
Mr. Peterson served in the Army for more than 20 years and was a veteran of the Korean War. He owned and operated Supervision Satellite.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church by the Rev. Rob Goodman. Arrangements are being handled by Watts Funeral Home & Crematory of San Mateo.
Mr. Peterson is survived by his wife, Rose Peterson of Crescent City; three sons, Robert B. Peterson of Apex, N.C., Terry A. Peterson of Fairmont, W.Va., and Wesley C. Smith of Fayetteville, N.C.; a daughter, Tonya M. Peterson of Palm Coast; a stepson, William K. Smith Jr. of St. Augustine; a sister, Glennadine Maynard of Deland; and six grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Victory Junction Gang Camp, 311 Branson Mill Road, Randleman, NC 27317.

Lalon Rorie
LUMBERTON -- Lalon Rorie, 82, of 87 Greenview Drive, died Saturday. 
The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in Greenville Baptist Church by the Rev. David R. Lewis. Entombment will be in Gardens of Faith Cemetery.
Mr. Rorie is survived by five sons, Lalon Rorie Jr. of New York, Dr. James A. Rorie of Miami, Dr. Linwood Rorie of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Lachone Rorie and Karon Rorie, both of Lumberton; three daughters, the Rev. Doris R. Phenix and Jean Rorie, both of Philadelphia, and Peatey Rorie of Charlotte; a stepson, Lamorris Alford of Baltimore; a stepdaughter, Dythina Miller of New York; two sisters, Carrie Golf of Charlotte and Garfield Hailey of Wadesboro; 25 grandchildren; and 43 great-grandchildren.
A viewing will be held today from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Butler Funeral Chapel in Red Springs.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 9 at the church.

Terry C. Royal
DECATUR, Ga. -- Terry Carlyle Royal, 50, of Decatur, formerly of Wade, N.C., died Wednesday in Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.
Mr. Royal was a member of Bluff Presbyterian Church.
The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in Bluff Presbyterian Church in Wade by Dr. Robert L. Yoder. Burial will be in Old Bluff Presbyterian Church cemetery in Wade. 
Mr. Royal is survived by a brother, Michael Royal of Kennesaw, Ga.; and a sister, Kay Williford of Fayetteville, N.C. 
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home in Fayetteville.
Memorials may be made to Old Bluff Presbyterian Church restoration fund, P.O. Box 96, Wade, NC 28395.

Dola W. Smith
GARLAND -- Mrs. Dola Westbrook Smith, 62, of 2971 Bull St., died Thursday in her home.
Arrangements will be announced by Carter Funeral Home of Garland.

Daniel E. Thompson Sr.
FAIRMONT -- Daniel Eddrick Thompson Sr., 23, of 109 E. Pine St., died Tuesday. 
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Rose Hill Baptist Church by the Rev. A. Dudley. Burial will be in Gardens of Faith Cemetery in Lumberton. Arrangements are being handled by Community Funeral Home of Fairmont.
Mr. Thompson is survived by a son, Daniel E. Thompson Jr. of Fairmont; a daughter, Tatyanna Thomp- son of Charlotte; his mother, Vivian T. Thompson of Fairmont; a sister, Buniekia Thompson-Lee of Fairmont; and his grandmother, Doreatha Thompson of Fairmont.
The family will receive friends at the home.

Lona M. Tyson
Mrs. Lona Mae Tyson, 83, of 3014 Alden Drive, Fayetteville, died Thursday.
Arrangements will be announced by Adcock Funeral Home of Spring Lake.

Alfred C. Walton
Alfred C. Walton, 84, of Fayetteville, died Thursday in N.C. State Veterans Nursing Home. 
Arrangements will be announced by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.

Richard H. Ward
ROCKINGHAM -- Richard H. “Red” Ward, 64, of Rockingham, died Wednesday in his home.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Worthington Funeral Home chapel in Chadbourn by the Rev. Elmore Strickland. Burial will be in China Grove Baptist Church cemetery in Chadbourn.
Mr. Ward is survived by his wife, Linda O. Ward of the home; a son, Jim C. Ward of Corpus Christi, Texas; a daughter, Judy W. Brockington of Mullins, S.C.; his stepfather, A.C. Horne of Raleigh; a sister, Carlene Goodwin of Whiteville; a half brother, Leroy Horne of Raleigh; two half sisters, Mary Belle Robinson of Laurel Hill and Elizabeth Holcomb of Cary; and four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Betty L. Wingate-White
WADE -- Ms. Betty L. Wingate-White, 70, of 7405 Third St., died Monday. 
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Mount Olive Free Will Baptist Church by Dr. John E. McDowell Sr. Burial will be in Northside Cemetery in Fayetteville. 
Ms. Wingate-White is survived by her mother, Macie Wingate of New York.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at Tucker & Sons Funeral Home in Fayetteville.

Bernice W. Whitty
Mrs. Bernice Williams Whitty, 80, of 6891 Brasswood Drive, Fayetteville, formerly of Raeford, died Wednesday in Village Green Care Center. 
Arrangements will be announced by Buie Funeral Home of Raeford.

Henrietta M. Williams
SOUTHERN PINES -- Mrs. Henrietta McRae Williams, 66, of 188 Murray Hill Road, died Wednesday.
Mrs. Williams was a member of Love Grove AME Zion Church.
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Love Grove AME Zion Church in West End by the Rev. Judy C. Bowden. Burial will be in West End Community Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Simon Funeral Home of Southern Pines.
Mrs. Williams is survived by five sons, McKinley P. McRae Jr. of Eagle Springs, Manley F. McRae of Tampa, Fla., and London McRae, Walter McRae and Aaron McRae, all of West End; five daughters, Pamela McGregor of Southern Pines, Sirlance McRae of Pittsburgh, Marilyn Albert of Las Vegas, Kathy LaBoz of Fayetteville and Delsie McRae of Aberdeen; a brother, Victor Dunn of New York; a sister, Sarah Goins of West End; 27 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 3 p.m. at the church.

Wednesday, August 7, 2002

Eugene L. Haas
Retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Eugene Lavern Haas, 71, of 813 Shaw Mill Road, Fayetteville, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2002, in UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
A graveside service with military honors will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday in Fort Bragg Main Post Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by LaFayette Funeral & Cremation Services.
Mr. Haas is survived by his caregiver, Kathleen Knight of Fayette- ville; four sons, Author R. Haas, Glenn Maynor and Simeona Ap’e, all of Fayetteville, and Keith S. Haas of Tennessee; four daughters, Starleth Maynor, Tina Ap’e and Cynda Haas, all of Fayetteville, and Nancy Haas of Tennessee; a sister, Shirley Coffman of Indiana; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends after the service at the home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cumberland Interfaith Hospitality, 101 Stein St., Fayetteville, NC.

Delores C. Doerr
WHITEVILLE -- Ms. Delores Ethel Conrad Doerr, 65, of Whiteville, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002 .
Arrangements will be announced by McKenzie Mortuary.

Patsy S. Tippett
WHITEVILLE -- Ms. Patsy S. Tippett, 72, of 1230 Chadbourn Highway, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, in Columbus County hospital.
Arrangements will be announced by McKenzie Mortuary of Whiteville.

Maggie L. Carter
LAUREL HILL -- Mrs. Maggie Lewis Carter, 91, of Laurel Hill, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, in Edwin Morgan Center.
Arrangements will be announced by McDougald Funeral Home of Laurel Hill.

James Barnes
LAURINBURG -- James Barnes, 70, of Laurinburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, in Duke University Medical Center in Durham.
Arrangements will be announced by Boles Funeral Home & Crematory of Laurinburg.

Ervin Johnson
DUNN -- Ervin Johnson, 94, of Parrish Nursing Center, formerly of Erwin, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2002.
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. today in Dafford Funeral Home in Dunn by Evangelist Mary Burgess. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery.
Mr. Johnson is survived by two sons, Columbus Platt of Erwin and Joe L. Platt of Cary; a niece, who was her guardian, Lois Brown, of Dunn; and six grandchildren.
A viewing will be held today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

David M. Turlington
LILLINGTON -- David Michael ‘‘Mike’’ Turlington, 52, of Lillington, died Tuesday in Duke University Medical Center in Durham.
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday in Lillington Baptist Church by the Rev. Mark Morris. Burial will be in Harnett Memorial Park.
Mr. Turlington is survived by a son, Roger Strickland of Lexington; his mother, Gilda Turlington of Lillington; two sisters, Kathy Vaughan of Fuquay-Varina and Wanda Stewart of Mamers; and a brother, Dennis Turlington of Lillington.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at O’Quinn-Peebles Funeral Home in Lillington.

Deanna D. Harris
SOUTHERN PINES -- Ms. Deanna D. Harris, 37, of 386 Shaw Ave., died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2002 .
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. today in Love Grove Free Will Baptist Church in Jackson Hamlet by the Rev. James A. Leach. Burial will be in Eastwood Community Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Kendrick Funeral Home of Southern Pines.
Ms. Harris is survived by two sons, Kierra Marsh and Raymond Marsh Jr., both of Taylortown; her mother, Jeanne B. Harris of Southern Pines; her father, Howard E. Harris of Carthage; two sisters, Pamela Jones of Korea and Renarda Percell of Virginia; and two brothers, Terrance Harris of Sanford and Howard M. Harris of Vass.

Hamp Shepherd
LILLINGTON -- Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Hamp ‘‘Bill’’ Shepherd, 61, of 390 Sheriff Johnson Road, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2002, in Duke University Medical Center in Durham.
Mr. Shepherd was a veteran of the Vietnam War.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today in Lakeside Memorial Gardens by Dr. Rick Jeffords. Arrangements are being handled by Rose & Graham Funeral Home of Coats.
Mr. Shepherd is survived by his wife, Patsy R. Shepherd; a son, Clayton L. Shepherd of Ashburn, Va.; a daughter, Susan Yeamans of Lillington; his father, Glen Shepherd of Sparta; two sisters, Virginia Crouse of Sparta and Frances Benge of Elkin; and seven grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 1135 Kildaire Farms Road, Cary, NC 27513.

Berline M. Bradford
CHADBOURN -- Mrs. Berline M. Bradford, 58, of 302 Land St., died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, in New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.
Arrangements will be announced by Peoples Funeral Home of Whiteville.

Alberta P. Simon
PINEHURST -- Mrs. Alberta Pishko Simon, 84, of Pinehurst, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2002, in Manor Care.
Mrs. Simon was a nurse and taught health services for 20 years in New Haven, Conn.
The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church by the Rev. William L. Pitts. Burial will be in Pinelawn Memorial Park in Southern Pines.
Mrs. Simon is survived by her husband, William A. Simon; a son, William A. Simon Jr. of Shaker Heights, Ohio; a daughter, Elizabeth Ann Simon of Honolulu; two brothers, Boris Pishko of Monessen, Pa., and George Pishko of New Keningston, Pa.; and four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at Boles Funeral Home & Crematory in Pinehurst.

Jewel C. Thomas
FLORENCE, S.C. -- Mrs. Jewel Clifton Thomas, 82, of Methodist Manor, formerly of Elizabethtown, N.C., died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in Trinity United Methodist Church by the Revs. Donald Warren and Fred Davis. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Thomas is survived by a daughter, Angelyn T. Bridgers of Florence, S.C.; a son, Michael G. Thomas of Richmond, Va.; and three grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.
Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church emergency fund, P.O. Box 759, Elizabethtown, NC 28337; to Christ Episcopal Church, Praying It Forward, 5000 Pouncey Tract Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059; or to Forward in Faith Campaign, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 252 S. Dargan St., Florence, SC 29506.

John N. Davis Sr.
ELLENBORO -- John Norman Davis Sr., 76, of Emma Drive, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2002, in Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Davis was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of Race Path Baptist Church. He retired from Kemit Corp.
The funeral was conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Race Path Baptist Church by the Revs. John Godfrey, Barry Goodman and Bo Wagner. Burial was in the church cemetery. Arrangements were handled by McKinney-Landreth Funeral Home of Cliffside.
Mr. Davis is survived by two sons, John N. ‘‘Johnny’’ Davis Jr. of Shelby and James L. ‘‘Jimmy’’ Davis of Ellenboro; two brothers, Robert E. ‘‘Buck’’ Davis of Rutherfordton and Ernest Davis of Griffin, Ga.; four sisters, Merle Bagwell of Spartanburg, S.C., Mildred Shearrin of Newport News, Va., Mary Morgan of Fayetteville and Karen Staten of Naples, Fla.; and a granddaughter.

Tony McMillan
Tony McMillan, of 6314 Glenlea Circle, Fayetteville, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
Arrangements will be announced by Wiseman Mortuary.

Lonnie W. Porter
Lonnie Weldon Porter, 68, of 220 N. Water St., Fayetteville, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2002.
A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. today in Strickland Cemetery in Falcon. 
Mr. Porter is survived by three sons, Vann W. Porter of Sunset Harbor, Lonnie D. Porter of Fayetteville and Mickey W. Porter of Forrest, Ill.; a daughter, Twinkle A. Springle of Sunset Harbor; two brothers, Vernon Porter and Mert Porter, both of Fayetteville; and eight grandchildren.
The family will receive friends today from 1 to 2:15 p.m. at Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.

Hazel F. Mosley
Ms. Hazel Faircloth Mosley, 80, of Fayetteville, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2002, in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
Ms. Mosley was a member of Trinity Baptist Church for 50 years.
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday in Rogers and Breece Funeral Home chapel by the Revs. Randy White and Robert Ivey. Burial will be in Lafayette Memorial Park.
Ms. Mosley is survived by two daughters, Nell M. Hudson and Jackie Culbreth, both of Fayetteville; a son, Steve Mosley of Fayetteville; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home and at other times at 1690 Banbury Drive, Fayetteville.

Alexander Johnson
Alexander Johnson, 88, of 3042 Cedar Creek Road, Fayetteville, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
Mr. Johnson was a member of Judson Baptist Church and was a director of supply with the civil service on Fort Bragg before retiring.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. Mack Roberts. Burial will be in Lafayette Memorial Park.
Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife, Isabell J. Johnson of the home; three daughters, Mary Doby, Barbara Almendarez and Irene Bell, all of Fayetteville; a son, Ronald Johnson Sr. of Fayetteville; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Judson Baptist Church, 505 Judson Church Road, Fayetteville, NC 28301.

Timothy L. Byrd
Timothy L. Byrd, 31, of 1322 Worstead Drive, Fayetteville, died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002, in UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in Well of Living Waters Ministries by the Rev. Vivian B. Kelley. Arrangements are being handled by Hood Funeral Service of Fayetteville.
Mr. Byrd is survived by his wife, Audrea L. Byrd of the home; four sons, Timothy Byrd Jr., Marvin Kelley and Andrew Byrd, all of the home, and Jamal Miller of Carlisle, Pa.; a daughter, Timmeka Byrd of Fayetteville; his mother, Vivian B. Kelley of Los Angeles; two brothers, Gary Moore of Raleigh and Otis Moore Jr. of Fayetteville; and five sisters, Valarie Grier of Charlotte, Shonya Avery of Atlanta, Ameshiva Moore of Los Angeles and Shemina Moore and Joi Moore, both of Fayetteville.
The family will receive friends at the home of Vivian B. Kelley, 494 Dunloe Court.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Timothy Byrd memorial fund, care of Shemina Moore, 5712 Icarus Circle, Fayetteville, NC 28304.

Ernest C. Emanuel Jr.
TIMBERLAKE -- Ernest C. Emanuel Jr., of Timberlake, formerly of Robeson County, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2002, in Duke University Medical Center in Durham.
Arrangements will be announced by Biggs Funeral Home.

Nayjia Dial
PEMBROKE -- Miss Nayjia Dial, infant, of Pembroke, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002 .
Arrangements will be announced by Revels Funeral Home of Pembroke.

Charles T. Schofield
PINEHURST -- Charles Thomas Schofield, 64, of Pinehurst, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2002, in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today in Congregational Church of Pinehurst by the Rev. Valerie Coe-Lowder. Arrangements are being handled by Boles Funeral Home & Crematory of Southern Pines.
Mr. Schofield is survived by his wife, Barbara J. Schofield; a son, Thomas C. Schofield of Livingston, N.J.; a daughter, Heidi J. Traynor of Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash.; a brother, Robert C. Schofield of Rockaway, N.J.; and three grandchildren.

James H. Kyle Jr.
James Hamilton Kyle Jr., 79, of 1708 Fairington Lane, Fayetteville, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, in his home.
Arrangements will be announced by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.

Rhonda B. Morris
FALCON -- Miss Rhonda Bass Morris, 50, of 8265 Fayetteville Road, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2002, in Rex Healthcare.
Miss Morris was a former hairdresser for Integrated Health Services of Dunn and Bethesda Healthcare in Eastover.
A private memorial service will be held. Arrangements are being handled by Cromartie-Miller & Lee Funeral Home of Dunn.
Miss Morris is survived by her companion, Randy Stewart of Falcon; two daughters, Lisa Morris of Bryson City and Andrea Morris of Portland, Maine; her father, William Bass of Erwin; her mother, Louise Southards of Bryson City; and two brothers, William Bass Jr. and James R. Bass, both of Erwin.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the home.

Blanche Clark
ELIZABETHTOWN -- Miss Blanche Clark, 81, of Sunbridge Care & Rehabilitation Center, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2002.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today in McCall’s Cemetery in Clarkton by the Rev. Neil Smith. Arrangements are being handled by Gaskins Funeral Home of Clarkton.
Miss Clark is survived by a brother, George Clark of Elizabethtown.

Winfred L. Ingold Jr.
CARTHAGE -- Winfred L. Ingold Jr., 76, of Carthage, died Wednesday, July 17, 2002, in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.
Mr. Ingold was an Army Air Corps veteran and a retired teacher. He was a member of American Legion Post 12 and a past member of the Fire District Board and the Carthage Jaycees.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in First Presbyterian Church by the Rev. David Coffey. Arrangements are being handled by Fry & Prickett Funeral Home of Carthage.
Mr. Ingold is survived by his wife, Ruby H. Ingold; a daughter, Donna Rhyne of Greenville, S.C.; three sons, Roger Ingold, Steve Ingold and Tracy Ingold, all of Carthage; a sister, Ophelia Zachary of Taylorsville; and a grandson.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.


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