|Obits reported Monday, June 22, 1998
John B. Barnhill
John Benjamin Franklin “Buddy” Barnhill, 66, of 1106 Asbury Road, Fayetteville,
died Sunday in Columbia Highsmith-Rainey Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Barnhill retired from the Fayetteville Observer maintenance department
after 30 years of service.
A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Lafayette
Memorial Park by the Revs. Bobby Tyson, Guy Prosper and Alvin Parker.
Mr. Barnhill is survived by his wife, Elneta H. Barnhill of the home;
two sons, Mark Barnhill and Christopher Barnhill, both of Fayetteville;
two daughters, Debra Walker of Fayetteville and Pamela Dune of Columbus,
Ga.; three sisters, Margaret Prosper and Frances Thorpe, both of Castle
Hayne, and Mildred Parker of Gainesville, Fla.; and four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Rogers &
Breece Funeral Home.
Brian L. Crumpler
Brian Leslie Crumpler, 54, of 350 Conifer Court, Fayetteville, formerly
of Sampson County, died Friday in his home.
Mr. Crumpler was a member of the Fayetteville Area Chamber of Commerce
and a Mason. He was the owner of Kirby Factory Distributing of Fayetteville.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Crumpler-Honeycutt
Funeral Home in Clinton by the Rev. Allen Overton. Burial will be in Grandview
Mr. Crumpler is survived by his wife, Derenda Crumpler; a daughter,
Vanessa Crumpler of Cleveland; three sons, Damian Crumpler and Heath Crumpler,
both of Baltimore, and Brian Crumpler Jr. of Columbia, S.C.; two sisters,
Teresa Anderson of Chapel Hill and Holy Brown of Fayetteville; and a brother,
Jerri Crumpler of Irvine, Calif.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society,
1599 Clifton Road N.E., Atlanta, Ga. 30329.
Daylon G. Horton
SPRING LAKE -- Daylon George Horton, 83, of 12141 N.C. 210 South died
Sunday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.
Mr. Horton was a retired barber and a charter member of Central Baptist
Church. He was a member of Fort Bragg Lodge No. 667, the Order of the Eastern
Star No. 333 and the Sudan Temple Shrine.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Adcock Funeral
Home chapel by the Rev. T.J. Fulk. Burial with Masonic rites will be in
Lafayette Memorial Park.
Mr. Horton is survived by two brothers, Charlie Horton of Fayetteville
and Robert Horton of Deland, Fla.; a granddaughter; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral
Mrs. Elvira L. Norris
SPRING LAKE -- Mrs. Elvira Lowery Norris, 88, of 110 S. 2nd St. died
Saturday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.
Mrs. Norris was a retired school teacher who taught in the Cumberland
County and Fort Bragg school systems. She was a member of First Baptist
Church and the Order of the Eastern Star No. 333.
The funeral with Eastern Star rites will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday
in First Baptist Church in Spring Lake by the Rev. Greg Carroll. Burial
will be in Lafayette Memorial Park in Fayetteville.
Mrs. Norris is survived by her husband, Layton Norris of the home;
four sisters, Lucille Holleman of Hope Mills, Elise Adams of Fuquay-Varina,
and Pansy Harrison and Ruby Moore, both of Raleigh; and a brother, Linwood
Lowery of Mechanicsville, Va.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Adcock Funeral
Mrs. Geneva M. Farmer
RAEFORD -- Mrs. Geneva McKenzie Farmer, 81, of 206 Hector McNeill Road
died Sunday in her home.
Mrs. Farmer was a teacher at Seventy-First Elementary School in Fayetteville
for many years. She was an organist for Bethel, Mount Tabor and Philadelphus
Presbyterian churches. Mrs. Farmer was a member of Red Springs chapter
8 of the Order of the Eastern Star and a Past Worthy Matron in Raeford
The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Wednesday in McDougald Funeral
Home and Crematorium chapel in Laurinburg by the Rev. Ladd Brearley. Burial
will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Farmer is survived by her husband, Alex Farmer; two sons, Joe
Farmer of the home and David Farmer of Whispering Pines; a daughter, Lydia
Hicks of Raeford; two brothers, Dr. John McKenzie of Palatka, Fla., and
J.C. McKenzie of Elizabethtown; two sisters, Dora Carmack of Pollocksville
and Pearl Childress of Wagram; and four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 at the funeral
Memorials may be made to United Cerebral Palsy of North Carolina, Attn:
Jane Phillips, P.O. Box 2707, Raleigh N.C. 27611; or to the American Cancer
Society, P.O. Box 68, Raeford, N.C. 28376.
Victor W. Wolf
LUMBERTON -- Victor W. Wolf of Lumberton, formerly of Bergen, Norway,
died Aug. 13, 1997.
Mr. Wolf was a professor emeritus of Economics and Business Administration
at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
A memorial service was held Saturday in Lumberton by the Rev. Victor
W. Wolf Jr. A committal of ashes will be held in Bergen. Arrangements are
being handled by Biggs Funeral Home.
Mr. Wolf is survived by his wife, Nancy Wolf of Lumberton; a son, the
Rev. Victor W. Wolf Jr. of Blacksburg, Va.; two brothers, Roald F. Wolf
of Bergen and F. Christian Wolf of Trondheim, Norway; and three grandsons.
LUMBERTON -- Kelton Byrd, 78, of 62 Boone Road died Sunday in Southeastern
Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Floyd Memorial
Chapel by the Revs. Gerald Wilson and Lynn Bullock. Burial will be in Gardens
of Faith Cemetery.
Mr. Byrd is survived by his wife, Doris M. Byrd of the home; a son,
Donald Byrd of Lumberton; a daughter, Renee Benton of Lumberton; three
brothers, Eugene Byrd and James Byrd, both of Lumberton, and Elbert Byrd
Jr. of Lincolnton; a sister, Mildred Walters of Lumberton; two grandchildren;
and a great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Floyd Mortuary
Mrs. Mary D. Stevens
BROADWAY -- Mrs. Mary Della Davis Stevens, 77, of 208 Stevens Drive
died Sunday in her home.
Mrs. Stevens had been a home economics teacher at Broadway High School.
She was a member of Broadway Presbyterian Church and Presbyterian Women.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Broadway Presbyterian
Church by the Rev. Harold Stone. Burial will be in Broadway Town Cemetery.
Arrangements are being handled by Smith Funeral Home.
Mrs. Stevens is survived by her husband, Forrest L. Stevens; three
sons, William F. Stevens of Atlanta, and Robert W. Stevens and James L.
Stevens, both of Broadway; a brother, William P. Davis of Greensboro; and
The family will receive friends at the home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Broadway Presbyterian
Church endowment fund, South Main Street, Broadway; or to Hospice of Montgomery
County, 404 N. Main St., Troy, N.C. 27371.
Herbert E. Folger Jr.
Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Herbert Everett Folger Jr., 63, of 507
Anson Drive, Fayetteville, died Sunday.
Arrangements will be announced by Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.
Mrs. Carrie E. Bullock
BROCKTON, Mass. -- Mrs. Carrie Elizabeth Bullock of Brockton, formerly
of 800 1/2 Bullock St., Fayetteville, died Saturday.
Arrangements will be announced by H.M. Colvin Funeral Home of Fayetteville.
Lassie L. Scott Sr.
CARTHAGE -- Lassie Lucian Scott Sr., 75, of 1241 Union Church Road
died Sunday in his home.
Arrangements will be announced by Fry-Prickett Funeral Home.
Robert M. Jackson
WEST END -- Robert M. Jackson, 69, of Carthage Road died Sunday in
Mr. Jackson was retired from J.P. Stevens in Aberdeen.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Fairview Baptist
Church by the Rev. Charles Taylor. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Jackson is survived by his wife, Joan L. Jackson; four sons, Leslie
Jackson of Pinehurst, and Wayne D. Lowery, Daniel L. Lowery, and Frank
Lowery, all of West End; a sister, Margaret J. Wiggins of West End; a brother,
John Jackson of Sanford; and seven grandchildren.
The family will recieve friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Fry-Prickett
Memorials may be made to FirstHealth Hospice, P.O. Box 1956, Pinehurst,
Ms. Mildred E. Bobbitt
PINEHURST -- Ms. Mildred Elizabeth Bobbitt of Pinehurst died Sunday
in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today in Pleasent
Hill Baptist Church cemetery by the Rev. Gregg Newton. Arrangements are
being handled by Powell Funeral Home of Southern Pines.
Ms. Bobbitt is survived by several nieces and a nephew.
LAURINBURG -- Walter Jones of Laurinburg died Thursday in Scotland
The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Jones Chapel Missionary
Baptist Church by the Rev. T.L. Davis. Burial will be in Hillside Memorial
Mr. Jones is survived by two sisters, Roxie Gilchrist of Durham and
Polly Jones of Laurinburg; and a brother, Milton Jones of Fayetteville.
The public will be received today from 1 to 8 p.m. at Jackson Funeral
W.Y. “Bill” Perry
W.Y. “Bill” Perry, 75, of Fayetteville died Sunday.
Arrangements will be announced by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.
Lewis F. Cannon
Retired Army Master Sgt. Lewis F. Cannon, 74, of 2615 Wingate Drive
died June 8 in Duke University Medical Center in Durham.
A graveside service with full military honors will be conducted at
2 p.m. Tuesday in Lafayette Memorial Park by the Rev. Sam Owens. Arrangements
are being handled by Highland Funeral Service and Crematory.
Mr. Cannon is survived by his wife, Opal L. Cannon; two sons, Lewis
F. Cannon and Donald Cannon, both of Greenville; four grandchildren; and
Mrs. Rita S. Crow
Mrs. Rita S. Crow, 50, of 409 Helen Street, Fayetteville, died Sunday
in her home.
Arrangements will be announced by Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.
Norman R. Smith
CASTLE HAYNE -- Norman Rese Smith of 3329 Oakley Circle, formerly of
Bladen County, died Sunday in his home.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Oleander
Memorial Gardens in Wilmington by the Rev. Mike Lewis. Arrangements are
being handled by Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel of Wilmington.
Mr. Smith is survived by three sons, Chapman Smith of New Jersey, Robert
Smith of Wilmington and Steve Smith of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; six sisters,
Lena Wiggs of Wilmington, Blandie Hall of Ammon, Willie Hales, Hazel Lancaster,
and Evelyn Melvin, all of Beaver Dam, and Ada R. Shaw of Elizabethtown;
and seven grandchildren.
David K. Thuma
Army Master Sgt. David K. Thuma, 36, of 6532 Windy Creek Way, Fayetteville
died Thursday in Kenya.
Arrangements will be announced by LaFayette Funeral Home.
John J. Black
SEVEN LAKES -- John Joseph Black of 504 Seven Lakes North died Sunday
in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Village Chapel
in Pinehurst by Chaplains Ed Galloway and Glen Miller. Entombment will
be at a later date in the Chapel in the Pines in Seven Lakes. Arrangements
are being handled by Powell Funeral Home and Crematory of Southern Pines.
Mr. Black is survived by his wife, Gladys W. Black; two sons, Lyman
K. Black of Savannah, Ga., John A. Black of Endwell, N.J.; a daughter,
Nancy E. Black of Newark, Del.; two stepsons; three stepdaughters; 14 grandchildren;
and one great-granddaughter.
Memorials may be made to Bible Alive Ministries, Inc., P.O. Box 2222,
Fayetteville, N.C. 28302.
Eustace A. Hall
AUTRYVILLE -- Eustace Alfonzo Hall, 69, of 1793 Halltown Road died
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Long Branch Baptist
Church by the Revs. Richard Spell and Dennis Guy. Burial will be in Lafayette
Mr. Hall is survived by his wife, Earline H. Hall; two daughters, Helen
Hall of Fayetteville, and Linda Hall of Autryville; two sons, Henry Hall
of Rocky Mount and John Hall of Roxboro; two stepsons, Bobby Huffman and
Danny Huffman, both of Hope Mills; a sister, Christine Hall of Roseboro;
seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Butler Funeral
Home in Roseboro, and at other times at the home of Helen Hall, 2505 Tregony
Mrs. Rosa S. McNair
Mrs. Rosa Smith Williams McNair, 93, of 2811 Coronado Parkway, Fayetteville,
died Friday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
The funeral will be conducted today at 11 a.m. in Christian Light Baptist
Church in Autryville by the Rev. Hosea Murray. Burial will be in the church
cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Wiseman Mortuary.
Mrs. McNair is survived by three stepdaughters, Stella Harrington of
Louisville, Ky., and Helen M. Townsend and Ruth Carroll, both of Fayetteville;
a son, Levett Williams of Fayetteville; three stepsons, Roy McNair of New
York City, and Lee McNair of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Elmond McNair of Fayetteville;
13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
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