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Robert C. Allen
LELAND -- Robert Cameron Allen, 70, of 7321 Hunters Ridge, died Friday.
Mr. Allen was a teacher for the Brunswick County Schools before retiring.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in Mount Horeb Presbyterian Church cemetery near Elizabethtown by the Rev. Warren Hill.
Mr. Allen is survived by a daughter, Patricia E. Allen of Tar Heel; a son, John C. Allen of White Lake; his mother, Jane Jones of Elizabethtown; three brothers, Lex Jones of Elizabethtown and J.W. Allen and Robert Allen, both of Raleigh; and three grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at Kinlaw Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Dr. Peter R. Berst
SANFORD -- Dr. Peter Raymond Berst, 67, of Sanford, died Wednesday in Central Carolina Hospital.
Dr. Berst was a dentist.
A Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Stephen Catholic Church by Father John Forbes. Arrangements are being handled by Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home of Sanford.
Dr. Berst is survived by his wife, Eileen P. Berst of Sanford; a sister, Marianne E. Berst of Aiken, S.C.; and two brothers, Francis A. Berst of Buffalo, N.Y., and Brian J. Berst of Colorado.
The family will receive friends after the service at Carolina Trace Country Club.
Memorials may be made to St. Stephen Catholic Church, 2402 Wicker St., Sanford, NC 27330; or to FirstHealth Hospice of Lee County, P.O. Box 1181, Sanford, NC 27331.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

James F. Carr
HARRELLS -- James F. Carr, 81, of 4164 Scronce Road, died Friday in his home.
Arrangements will be announced by Carter Funeral Home of Garland.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Steven Clark
LINDEN -- Steven Clark, 49, of 9300 Creek Path Place, died Friday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.
Arrangements will be announced by Rogers and Breece Funeral Home of Fayetteville.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

James R. Clayton
SOUTHERN PINES -- James Richardson Clayton, 86, of Southern Pines, died Saturday in Saint Joseph of the Pines Health Facilities.
Mr. Clayton owned an operated Masonic Temple Barber Shop for 45 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church where he was a Sunday school secretary for more than 21 years. Mr. Clayton was also a member of the Southern Pines Lions Club.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
Mr. Clayton is survived by his wife, Janette P. Clayton; a daughter, Joy Clayton of Southern Pines; two brothers, Henry A. Clayton of Southern Pines and Roy B. Clayton of Troy; two sisters, Lula C. Stancil of Southern Pines and Polly C. Garner of Aberdeen.
The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home & Crematory in Southern Pines.
Memorials may be made to FirstHealth Hospice, P.O. Box 1956, Pinehurst, NC 28370; or to Saint Joseph of the Pines, 103 Gossman Drive, Southern Pines, NC 28387.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Oliver J. Cline
Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Oliver Junior Cline, 71, of 3139 Metthame St., Fayetteville, died Saturday in his home.
Mr. Cline served in the Army for more than 20 years. He was a veteran of the Korean War where he was a Prisoner of War for three years. During his career, he received several medals and awards including, National Defense Service Medal with oak leaf cluster. Mr. Cline was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in Immanuel Baptist Church by the Rev. David Crumpler. Burial with military honors will be in Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery in Spring Lake.
Mr. Cline is survived by his wife, Mary Cline of the home; a son, Tommy W. Cline of Boone; two brothers; a sister; and three grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Rogers and Breece Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Immanuel Baptist Church, 2512 Morganton Road, Fayetteville, NC 28303.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Bessie Gore
LUMBERTON -- Mrs. Bessie Gore, 86, of 594 Burnt Island Road, died Saturday. 
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in Floyd Memorial Chapel by the Rev. Mark Meadows. Burial will be in New Hollywood Cemetery.
Mrs. Gore is survived by a daughter Anne Britt of Lumberton; a son, Gerald Gore of Oklahoma City; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Floyd Mortuary & Crematory in Lumberton and at other times at the home.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Geraldine Henry
SALEMBURG -- Mrs. Geraldine Henry, 49, of 11575 Dunn Road, died Wednesday in UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in Jesus Saves Holiness Church in Godwin by the Revs. Marcus Becton and Glen W. Williams. Burial will be in Elizabeth Church cemetery in Autryville.
Mrs. Henry is survived by her husband, Jarmes H. Henry of Harrells; a stepdaughter, Laurett Cooper of Roseboro; her mother Azeline Williams of Salemburg; a sister, Esterlene Howard of Salemburg; four brothers, Vander Williams, Glen Williams and Kenneth Williams, all of Dunn, and Ernest Williams of Salemburg; and two step-grandchildren.
The public will be received today from 2 to 8 p.m. at Dafford Funeral Home in Dunn.
The family will receive friends today from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Landas Howell Sr.
AUTRYVILLE -- Landas Howell Sr., 71, of 435 S. Gray St., died Saturday in his home.
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday in Butler Funeral Home chapel in Roseboro by the Rev. Roger Jackson. Burial will be in Sandy Horne Cemetery.
Mr. Howell is survived by his wife, Merlene C. Howell of the home; two daughters, Debra Bullard and Barbara Register, both of Autryville; a son, Landas Howell Jr. of Autryville; a sister, Genivie Williamson of Long Island, N.Y.; and three grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Andrew Krainiak
Retired Air Force Maj. Andrew Krainiak Jr., 74, of 502 Brunswick Road, Fayetteville, died Friday in Womack Army Medical Center on Fort Bragg.
Arrangements will be announced by Rogers and Breece Funeral Home.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Thelma Lesane
ST. PAULS -- Ms. Thelma Lesane, 67, of 116 Piper Road, died Thursday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday in Floyds Temple United Holiness Church in Lumberton by the Rev. James Brooks. Burial will be in Jack King Cemetery.
Ms. Lesane is survived by two brothers, Charles Lesane Jr. of Parkton and Edward Lesane of St. Pauls.
The public will be received today from 1 to 8 p.m. at Butler Funeral Home in St. Pauls.
The family will receive friends at the home of Charles Lesane Jr., 56 Union Center Road, Parkton.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Sudie N. Lucas
ERWIN -- Mrs. Sudie Norris Lucas, 69, of Warren Road, died Saturday. 
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday in Price Funeral Home chapel in Erwin by the Rev. Randy Anderson. Burial will be in Erwin Memorial Park.
Mrs. Lucas is survived by her husband, Johnnie Lucas of the home; a son, Johnny A. Lucas of Erwin; a daughter, Donna Gallion of the home; two sisters, Virginia G. Turner of Linden and Julia Parsons of Spring Lake; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Patricia McMillan
LUMBERTON -- Ms. Patricia McMillan, 29, of Seneca Drive, died Friday. 
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Deliverance Revival Center by Pastor James Adery. Burial will be in Saint Mary Cemetery.
Ms. McMillan is survived by three sons, Joshua Mitchell, Requan Rogers and Javon Rogers, all of the home; a daughter, Tiaria Mitchell of the home; her father, Alexander McMillan of the home; five sisters, Levon Taylor, Mary Faison, Debbie Faison, Jill McMillan and Cindy McKinnon, all of Lumberton; six brothers, Thomas Faison, James Faison, Jimmy McMillan and Ricky McMillan, all of Lumberton, Jerry McMillan of Fayetteville and Alexander McMillan Jr. of Raleigh.
The public will be received today from 2 to 6 p.m. at Central Funeral Home in Lumberton.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Benjamin McQueen
FAIRMONT -- Benjamin McQueen, 57, of 105 S. Griffen St., died Thursday in his home.
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday in Community Funeral Home chapel in Fairmont by the Rev. Maurice Stackhouse. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery.
Mr. McQueen is survived by his wife, Nancy McQueen of Fairmont; a son, Ja Ja Denacci-Amanis of Durham; two daughters, Della R. Whitefield of High Point and Patrice McQueen of Lumberton; brother, Earl McQueen of Washington, D.C.; and three sisters, Ann Brown of Washington, Jenelle Murphy of Hamer, S.C., and Rita Mae McNair of Plymouth.
The family will receive friends Monday from noon to 2:55 p.m. at the funeral home.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Hazel B. Moore
Mrs. Hazel B. Moore, 98, of Fayetteville, died Friday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
Mrs. Moore was a member of Peace Presbyterian Church.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today in Jernigan-Warren Funeral chapel by the Rev. Jeff Mercer. Burial will be in Lafayette Memorial Park.
Mrs. Moore is survived by a granddaughter, Linda Crabtree of Randleman; and a niece, Shirley Eubanks of Pollocksville.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Faye A. Ridge
SOUTHERN PINES -- Mrs. Faye Arledge Ridge, 74, of Southern Pines, formerly of Fayetteville, died Friday in St. Joseph of the Pines.
Mrs. Ridge was a member of Haymount United Methodist Church in Fayetteville.
A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. today in Post Cemetery on Fort Bragg by the Rev. Robert Poulk. Arrangements are being handled by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home of Fayetteville.
Mrs. Ridge is survived by two sons, William B. Ridge II of Greenville, Tenn., and Clark D. Ridge of Richmond, Va.; a brother, Leon V. Arledge of Roanoke, Va.; and four grandchildren.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Phyllis Shell
RED SPRINGS -- Ms. Phyllis Shell, 35, of 606 E. Fourth Ave., died Saturday in Southeastern Regional Medial Center in Lumberton.
Arrangements will be announced by L.E. Floyd Funeral Home of Red Springs.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Mary Stewart
LUMBERTON -- Mrs. Mary Stewart, of 204 Church St., died recently. 
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Central Funeral Home chapel in Lumberton by Pastor Syvalla Washington. 
Mrs. Stewart is survived by a daughter, Natasha Stewart of the home; a son, Leslie Stewart of Lumberton; three sisters, Betty Davis, Helen Regan and Annie Stewart, all of Lumberton; three brothers, Samuel Stewart and Sylvester Collins, both of Lumberton, and John Stewart of Raleigh; and a grandchild.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Linell Strickland
LUMBERTON -- Ms. Linell Strickland, 40, of McDaniel Road, died Saturday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday in Island Grove Baptist Church by the Rev. Larry Locklear. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Thompson’s Funeral Home of Pembroke.
Ms. Strickland is survived by two daughters, Ariel Lowery of Lumberton and Crystal Lowery of Red Springs; a son, Jeriah Lowery of Lumberton; two sisters, Carolyn Strickland of Maxton and Cheryl Oxendine of Lumberton; and seven brothers, W.J. Strickland of Manassas, Va., Harold R. Strickland, Ronald G. Strickland and James E. Strickland, all of Pembroke, Earl H. Strickland and Johnny R. Strickland, both of Lumberton, and Jeff Strickland of Durham.
The family will receive friends today beginning at 7 p.m. at the church and at other times at the home of Ms. Carolyn Strickland.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Inez E. Washington
Mrs. Inez Elliott Washington, of 398 Slocomb Road, Fayetteville, died Thursday in Lexington Hospital in Columbia, S.C.
Mrs. Washington was a federal loan technician in Columbia.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, McArthur Road by Speaker George Elliott. Burial will be in Rockfish Memorial Park.
Mrs. Washington is survived by a son, Gregory Westfield of Wilmington; her mother, Lizzie Elliott of Fayetteville; four sisters, Doris McKeathan, Kathia Ennett, Sylvia Elliott and Debra Elliott, all of Fayetteville; five brothers, John Elliott, Daniel Elliott, James Elliott, Wilbert Elliott and Samuel Elliott, all of Fayetteville; and a grandson.
The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Paye Funeral Home & Memorial Chapel.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Grace G. Windley
LUMBERTON -- Mrs. Grace Groves Windley, of Nevada Street, died Wednesday in Duke University Medical Center in Durham.
Mrs. Windley was an educator for Lumberton, Whiteville and Fairmont City schools and Warren County schools before retiring. She was a member of First Baptist Church where she was an organist and was awarded Mother of the Year in 1968.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in First Baptist Church, Second Street, by Dr. E.B. Turner. Burial will be in Gardens of Faith Cemetery.
Mrs. Windley is survived by her husband, Clark E. Windley Sr. of the home; two daughters, Donna L. Windley of Fairmont and Christina W. Howell of San Antonio; a son, Clark E. Windley Jr. of Lumberton; a sister, Thelma G. Turner of Goldston; and six grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at McMillan Funeral Home in Lumberton.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Corrections
Milton Brown, of Fayetteville, who died Thursday, is also survived by his father, James Ingram of Fayetteville.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Cumberland County funerals
Bain, Mark, 40, Fayetteville, 3 p.m., Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home. Burial in Sherwood Presbyterian Church.
Brown, Milton, 52, Fayetteville, 3 p.m., Wiseman Mortuary. Burial in Cumberland Memorial Gardens.
Moore, Hazel, 98, Fayetteville, 2 p.m., Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home. Burial in Lafayette Memorial Park.
Ridge, Faye, 74, Southern Pines, graveside service, 1 p.m., Post Cemetery on Fort Bragg. Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home of Fayetteville.
Wright, Bobby, 57, Fayetteville, 5 p.m., Grace Baptist Church. Burial in Lafayette Memorial Park West. Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001

Cape Fear region funerals
Arnett, Sarah, 71, Laurinburg, 3 p.m., Boles Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial in Richmond County Memorial Park in Rockingham.
Bailey, Joshua, 14, Fairmont, 2 p.m., Baltimore Baptist Church. Burial in Floyd Memorial Cemetery. Floyd Funeral Services.
Ball, Thelma, 75, Hope Mills, 3 p.m., Zion Hill Baptist Church in Rennert. Burial in church cemetery. Hamilton-Porter Funeral Home.
Chavis, Dexter, 55, Maxton, 3 p.m., White Hill Freewill Baptist Church. Burial in Chavis family cemetery. Locklear & Son Funeral Home of Pembroke.
Cooper, Calvin, 72, Clinton, memorial service, 2 p.m., Royal-Hall Funeral Home.
Jarman, Revena, 74, Angier, 2 p.m., Oak Grove Baptist Church. Burial in church cemetery. O’Quinn-Peebles Funeral Home of Lillington.
Latta, James, 71, Robbins, graveside service, 2 p.m., Pine Rest Cemetery. Kennedy Funeral Home.
Lewis, Lucille, 70, St. Pauls, 2 p.m., Cedar Grove Baptist Church. Burial in church cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home of Lumberton.
Locklear, William, 29, Rowland, 3 p.m., Faith of Calvary Baptist Church. Burial in Elrod Church cemetery. Revels Funeral Home of Pembroke.
Maxwell, Anna, 83, Raeford, 2 p.m., Raeford Presbyterian Church. Burial in Raeford Cemetery. Crumpler Funeral Home.
McCulloch, Marjorie, 74, Sanford, 2 p.m., First Presbyterian Church. Burial in Buffalo Cemetery. Miller-Boles Funeral Home.
Nance, Minnie, 67, Sanford, 2 p.m., Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home. Burial in Buffalo Cemetery.
Oxendine, Trudie, 71, Fairmont, 3 p.m., Piney Grove Baptist Church. Burial in church cemetery. Prevatte Funeral Home.
Page, Ethel, 91, Erwin, 2 p.m., Cromartie-Miller & Lee Funeral Home in Dunn. Burial in Erwin Memorial Park.
Smith, James, 51, Dunn, 2 p.m., Dafford Funeral Home of Dunn. Burial in Resthaven Cemetery. 
Smith, Leatha, 88, Carthage, 3:30 p.m., First Missionary Baptist Church in Southern Pines. Burial in Sassafras Cemetery. Simon Funeral Home of Southern Pines.
Thomas, Vera, 85, Raeford, 4:30 p.m., Silver Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Burial in church cemetery. Jackson Funeral Home of Laurinburg.
Williams, Lonnie, 81, Dudley, 4 p.m., Dafford Funeral Home in Dunn. Burial in Mount Pleasant Church cemetery in Clinton. 
The Fayetteville Observer - Sunday, June 3, 2001


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