Miscellaneous Cumberland County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Obits reported Friday, April 17, 1998

Miss Jane E. Shelton

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Miss Jane E. Shelton, 51, of West Columbia, formerly of Fayetteville, N.C., died Thursday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.

Arrangements will be announced by Rogers & Breece Funeral Home of Fayetteville.

James ‘Kakilane’ Page

HAMLET -- James Lewis “Kakilane” Page, 50, of 105 Ellen Drive died Wednesday.

He was employed by White Poultry, and Buttercup Ice Cream.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in New Hope Baptist Church by the Rev. W. H. Gatewood. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Nelson Funeral Service.

Mr. Page is survived by his parents, James and Ester H. Page; and six brothers, Oscar Page of Far Rockaway, N.Y., Melvin Page of Riverdale, Md., Freddie Page of Durham, John Page of Winston-Salem, and Richard Page and Donnell Page of Hamlet.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at the church.

Franklin B. Hardee

HOPE MILLS -- Franklin Boyd Hardee, 90, of 4888 Monticello Ave. died Saturday in Bethesda Health Care Facility.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church of Hope Mills by the Revs. James Parks and Jim Betts. Arrangements are being handled by Hamilton-Porter Funeral Home.

Mr. Hardee is survived by two daughters, Carolyn Morgan of Hope Mills and Billie Whary of Kings Mountain; a son, Luther Davis of Weathersfield, Conn.; a brother, Oliver Hardee of Gastonia; 13 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends after the service and at other times at the home.

Mrs. Lue M. King

HOFFMAN -- Mrs. Lue Misha King, 76, of Hoffman died Wednesday in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in Macedonia Baptist Church by the Rev. Mingo McRae.

Mrs. King is survived by a daughter, Ruth Clark of the home; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

The public will be received today from 3 to 8 p.m. at Jones & Little Funeral Home in Aberdeen.

Anthony J. Settineri

PINEHURST -- Anthony James Settineri, 89, of Pinehurst died Wednesday in Manor Care of Pinehurst.

He was a former banker, ball room dance instructor and transit authority employee for the city of New York.

A Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. today in Sacred Heart Catholic Church by Father Robert Lawson. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery in Pittston, Pa. Arrangements are being handled by Powell Funeral Home & Crematory of Southern Pines.

Mr. Settineri is survived by his wife, Helen Settineri.

Mrs. Eleanor G. Curtis

Mrs. Eleanor Gardner Curtis, 62, of Fayetteville died Wednesday in Britthaven of Dunn nursing home.

She was a secretary for the Veterans Affairs Medical Center dietary department.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Rose & Graham Funeral Home chapel in Benson by the Revs. Dean Kennedy and Herbert Johnson. Burial will be in the Blackman family cemetery.

Mrs. Curtis is survived by a son, Tim Curtis of Louisburg; a daughter, Kim Curtis of Fayetteville; a brother, J.E. Gardner of Benson; two sisters, Genevieve B. Turnage and Sandra Blackman, both of Benson; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home and at other times at the home of J.E. Gardner, 4961 Meadowbrook Road, Benson.

Mrs. Lena J. Edwards

DUNN -- Mrs. Lena Jane Edwards, 84, of 6995 Plainview Highway died Wednesday in Good Hope Hospital in Erwin.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Bethesda Friends Meeting by the Revs. Lynn Thames and Ken Spivey. Burial will be in Harnett Primitive Church cemetery.

Mrs. Edwards is survived by two sons, Thomas S. Edwards of Dunn and William T. Edwards of Raleigh; two daughters, Connie Johnson of Dunn and Mary Beasley of Maxton; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 at Skinner Funeral Home.

Mrs. Ethel S. Wilkins

ST. PAULS -- Mrs. Ethel Smith Wilkins, 84, of 1339 Rozier Siding Road died Tuesday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.

She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and a homemaker.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Antioch Baptist Church by the Revs. Sterling Chavis and Romie Revels. Burial will be in the Wilkins family cemetery.

Mrs. Wilkins is survived by three sons, Paul L. Wilkins of St. Pauls, Reginald Wilkins of Salisbury and Van D. Wilkins of Powhatan, Va.; two daughters, Barbara J. Locklear of Lumberton and Teresa Jones of St. Pauls; 17 grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Biggs Funeral Home in Lumberton and at other times at the home.

Ms. Lillian H. Brown

ABERDEEN -- Ms. Lillian H. Brown, 83, of Aberdeen died Thursday in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

Arrangements will be announced by Boles Funeral Home & Crematory of Southern Pines.

Marshall Williams

PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- Marshall Williams, 82, of Plainfield, formerly of Maxton, N.C., died Monday.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Maxton by the Rev. Franklin Wooten. Burial will be in McLeod Cemetery in Maxton.

Mr. Williams is survived by four daughters, Catherine Williams of Maxton, Marilyn Williams of Plainfield, and Connie W. Evans and Dorothy Barnes, both of Mt. Vernon, N.Y.; two sons, Eddie Williams of Maxton and Lonnie Williams of Plainfield; a brother, Stephens Williams of Wilmington, N.C.; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

The public will be received today from 2 to 7 p.m. at Jackson Funeral Home in Maxton.

Mrs. Emma B. McLaurin

LAURINBURG -- Mrs. Emma Bell McLaurin of Laurinburg died Monday in Edwin Morgan Center.

The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday in Allen Chapel AME Church by the Rev. Vernell McAdoo. Burial will be in Hillside Memorial Park.

Mrs. McLaurin is survived by a daughter, Patricia McLaurin of the home; a son, Ronnie McLaurin of Laurinburg; a sister, Eliza L. Brown of Raeford; and four grandchildren.

The public will be received today from 2 to 7 p.m. at Jackson Funeral Home.

Mrs. Louise J. Stanton

HILLIARD, Fla. -- Mrs. Louise J. Stanton, 79, of Hilliard, formerly of Fayetteville, N.C., died Tuesday.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Rogers & Breece Funeral Home chapel in Fayetteville by the Rev. Richard Edwards. Burial will be in Cross Creek Cemetery No. 4 in Fayetteville.

Mrs. Stanton is survived by two daughters, Carolyn L. Terry of Fayetteville and Lola S. Register of Hilliard; two sons, Charles Hocutt of Fayetteville and William S. Stanton of Olathe, Kan.; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home and at other times at 6457 Pericat Drive, Fayetteville.

Robert C. Johnson

VASS -- Robert Cornell Johnson, 50, of 1381 Lovelia Road died Monday in his home.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in Fryes Chapel Freewill Baptist Church by the Rev. Carles Johnson. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Johnson is survived by his mother, Mary L. Morrison of the home; and a sister, Julia A. Thompson of Fayetteville.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at Kendrick Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

Mrs. May B. Kleinhans

Mrs. May B. Kleinhans, 84, of 1998 Merrimac Drive, Fayetteville, died Wednesday in Hope Mills Retirement Center.

She was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Good Shepherd Catholic Church by Father John Kelly. Burial will be private. Arrangements are being handled by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.

Mrs. Kleinhans is survived by four daughters, Theda Reichman of Van Nuys, Calif., Robin Bryan of Canoga Park, Calif., Beverly Moriarty of Cary and Ellen Buck of Fayetteville; and eight grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1000, Chicago, Ill. 60611-1617, or to Eastern Chapter of North Carolina, 400 Oberlin Road, Suite 208, Raleigh, N.C. 27605-1351.

Mrs. Dorothea Bowers

Mrs. Dorothea Bowers, 68, of 809 Fresno Drive, Fayetteville, died Wednesday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

She was a member of Montclair Extension Club and was a volunteer for Hospitality House of Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Lafayette Memorial Park by the Rev. Sherrill Boykin.

Mrs. Bowers is survived by her husband, C.M. Bowers of the home; two sons, Robert L. Bowers and Michael R. Bowers, both of Fayetteville; two daughters, D. Williams and Rosemarie Bowers, both of Fayetteville; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hattie B. McDaniel

ROWLAND -- Mrs. Hattie Bell McDaniel, 74, of 202 Martin Luther King St. died Saturday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in Palmetto Deliverance Born Again Church of Jesus Christ by Bishop John W. Barber. Burial will be in Cotton Valley Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Community Funeral Home.

Mrs. McDaniel is survived by two daughters, Betty McDaniel of the home and Sarah L. Murphy of Lumberton; a son, James W. Baker of Lumberton; a sister, Rachel Belin of Rowland; a brother, John H. Baker of Charlotte; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at St. James Baptist Church.

Peter Hollestelle

Peter Hollestelle, 69, of 2717-3 Preston Woods, Fayetteville, died Wednesday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

He was a retired Army veteran with 22 years of service and retired from Kelly-Springfield Tire Co.

A graveside service with military honors will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Main Post Cemetery on Fort Bragg by the Rev. T.J. Fulk. Arrangements are being handled by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.

Mr. Hollestelle is survived by his daughter, Rose Reaves of Fayetteville; and a sister, Cornelia Hollestelle of New Jersey.

Roman Starling Jr.

Roman Starling Jr., 57, of 4919-A Cumberland Road, Fayetteville, died Wednesday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

He retired as owner and operator of Starling Upholstery Shop after 30 years.

The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday in Mt. Carmel Pentecostal Holiness Church by the Rev. Gary Strickland. Burial will be in Cedar Creek Baptist Church cemetery.

Mr. Starling is survived by his wife, Gaynelle C. Starling of the home; three sons, Terry Starling, Randy Starling and Mike Starling, all of Fayetteville; a daughter, Sandra Currie of Raeford; two brothers, Gaston Starling of Romley, W.Va., and James E. Starling of Battleground, Wash.; three sisters, Ruth Balvage of Fayetteville, Roma L. Zubrod of University Place, Wash., and Earline Scut of Washington; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Carmel Pentecostal Holiness Church, 2569 Owen Drive, Fayetteville, N.C. 28306.

Miss Erica Townsend

ORRUM -- Miss Erica Townsend, 19, of 4908 Atkinson Road died Monday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Mt. Zion Freewill Baptist Church in Fairmont by Elder B.F. Shaw. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Miss Townsend is survived by her mother, Peggie Townsend.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Hill Funeral Home in Fairmont.

Bobby Moody

FAIRMONT -- Bobby Moody, 66, of Fairmont died Tuesday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church by the Rev. Vernon King. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery.

Mr. Moody is survived by two daughters, Vera M. Shipman of Virginia and Brenda M. Taylor of Fairmont; and four sons, Sherman Moody, the Rev. Jackie Moody and Melvin Moody, all of Fairmont, and Stanley Moody of Tampa, Fla..

The family will receive friends today from 3 to 8 p.m. at Hill Funeral Home.

Brisco Gerald

ORRUM -- Brisco Gerald, 81, of 6991 Wildgrass Road died Wednesday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.

The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday in Antioch Baptist Church by the Rev. Theodore Breeden. Burial in Kurtfield Cemetery.

Mr. Gerald is survived by six daughters, Ladiner Craven, Jackie Young, Desadra Evans, Eture Best, Linda Nealy and Nancy Gerald; seven sons, Chauncey Gerald, Alender Gerald, Brisco Gerald, Douglas Gerald, Steven Gerald, Willie Gerald and Norman Gerald; a brother, Ellis Hall; 34 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Saturday form 8 to 9 p.m. at Hill Funeral Home in Fairmont.

William Bryant Jr.

The Rev. William “Junior” Bryant Jr., 75, of Route 7, Box 176-D1, Fayetteville, died Monday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in Gray’s Creek Baptist Church by the Rev. John F. Troy. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Bryant is survived by his wife, Bernice D. Bryant of the home; a daughter, Evangelist Joyce Hill of Queens, N.Y.; a brother, the Rev. C.E. Bryant of Hope Mills; and two grandchildren.

The public will be received today from 1 to 8 p.m. at Wiseman Mortuary. The family will receive friends at the home.

Mrs. Elizabeth B. Ellis

Mrs. Elizabeth Blount “Lizzie” Ellis, 95, of 712 Sage St., Fayetteville, died April 11 in her home.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday in Friendship Baptist Church by the Rev. S. Lee Downing. Burial will be in Rockfish Memorial Park.

Mrs. Ellis is survived by five daughters, Ada E. Montgomery of Fayetteville, Mary L. Hill, Margaret Lester and Elizabeth Fair, all of Chicago, and Queen A. Ellis of Bronx, N.Y.; four sons, Eddie Ellis Jr., Jimmie L. Ellis and Quintin Ellis Sr., all of Chicago, and John T. Ellis of Fayetteville; 54 grandchildren; 92 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Saturday frm 7 to 9 p.m. at Wiseman Mortuary.

Mrs. Shirley R. Murphy

Mrs. Shirley Lee Robinson “Charlie” Murphy, 60, of Route 1, Box 462-D, Fayetteville, died Monday in Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

She was administrator for Pope Air Force Base Child Development Center.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Gardner’s Chapel AME Zion Church by the Rev. Ander L. Wright. Burial will be in Murphy Cemetery in Wade.

Mrs. Murphy is survived by her husband, retired Air Force Chief Master Sgt. George D. Murphy of the home; a daughter, Pamela S. Green of Savannah, Ga.; a son, retired Air Force Maj. Andre J. Murphy of Alexandria, Va.; four sisters, Ruth Evans of Wilmington, Alease Gilbert of Fayetteville, and Josephine Murphy and Marie White, both of Takoma Park, Md.; a brother, William J. Robinson Jr. of Fayetteville; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at Wiseman Mortuary.

Robert L. Harger

Retired Army Lt. Col. Robert Louis Harger, 78, of 601 Levenhall Road, Fayetteville, died Thursday in Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg.

Mr. Harger was the owner of Baskin-Robbins ice cream shops in Fayetteville.

Arrangements will be announced by Rogers & Breece Funeral Home.

Mrs. Billie F. Dockery

RAEFORD -- Mrs. Billie Frierson Dockery, 91, of 1489 Rockfish Road died Wednesday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.

Mrs. Dockery was a retired licensed practical nurse and was a former schoolteacher for Hoke County schools. She was a member of the Buffalo Springs Tent No. 695 and an Eastern Star.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in Buffalo Springs Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. Barry O. Shoffner. Burial will be in Rockhill Missionary Baptist Church cemetery.

Mrs. Dockery is survived by a son, William Dockery of Raeford; a daughter, Margaret Brown of Syracuse, N.Y.; a brother, Brook Frierson of Raeford; four sisters, Alice McKiver of Haverstraw, N.Y., Pearlie Leach of Washington, D.C., Mamie Boggan of Tuskeegee, Ala., and Nellie Flowers of Raeford; one granddaughter, two great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at Buie Funeral Home.

Charlie Thomas

RAEFORD -- Charlie Thomas, 66, of 4268 Blue Springs Road died Thursday in his home.

Arrangements will be announced by Buie Funeral Home.

Aaron A. Little

SUMTERVILLE, S.C. -- Aaron Alvester Little of Sumterville, formerly of Addor, N.C., died Wednesday.

The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday in Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Addor by Elder Carl Core.

Mr. Little is survived by a brother, George Little of Bronx, N.Y.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The public will be received today from 3 to 8 p.m. at Jones & Little Funeral Home in Aberdeen, N.C.

Leroy Liles

ANGIER -- Leroy Liles, 67, of 607 Williams St. died Wednesday in Good Hope Hospital in Erwin.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in Church of God in Christ Jesus by the Rev. Joseph Ragland. Burial will be in Angier Community Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Dafford Funeral Home of Dunn.

Mr. Liles is survived by his mother and stepfather, Mary L. and Pearl Lassiter of Angier; and five sisters, Priscilla L. Pierce, Allene L. Copeland, Ann Liles and Mary L. Lane, all of Angier, and Geraline L. McQuire of New York.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at the church.

Fred McKoy

DUNN -- Fred McKoy, 51, of 2-D St. John Terrace Apartments died Tuesday in Wake Medical Center in Raleigh.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Dafford Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. Scotty Rogers. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery.

Mr. McKoy is survived by his mother, Ruby McKoy of Dunn; six sisters, Sarah F. William of Spring Valley, N.Y., and Evangeline McKoy, Lecia McArthur, Peggy McKoy, Shirley McKoy and Patricia McKoy, all of Dunn; a brother, James McKoy of Benson; and his maternal grandmother, Sarah F. Wright of Dunn.

The public will be received Saturday from 2 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. The family will be present from 7 to 7:30 p.m.

George E. Harris

SURF CITY -- George Ellis Harris, 79, of 112 Shore Drive, formerly of Lumber Bridge, died Wednesday in Craven Regional Medical Center in New Bern.

He was the former owner and operator of By-Lo Supermarket in Fayetteville.

A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. today in Johnson-Gaskins Funeral Home chapel in Jacksonville. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Lumber Bridge Presbyterian Church cemetery.

Mr. Harris is survived by two sons, Gates Harris of Southern Pines and W.E. Harris of Fayetteville; two daughters, Beth Saroka of Jacksonville and Lu Poole of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a sister, Midget Remley of Walterboro, S.C.; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Red Springs Funeral Home.

Mrs. Margaret Peacock

WASHINGTON -- Mrs. Margaret Peacock, 82, of 919 Delafield Place, formerly of Roseboro, N.C., died Monday in Washington Hospital Center.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Thomas AME Zion Church by the Rev. Harry Hines. Burial will be in Roseboro Cemetery.

Mrs. Peacock is survived by a daughter, Jacqueline Vann of Washington, D.C.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The public will be received today from 2 to 7 p.m. at Butler & Son Funeral Home in Roseboro.

James A. Blue

CARTHAGE -- James Arpus Blue, 77, of Carthage died Thursday in his home.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in Eureka Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Claude D. Gamble. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Powell Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

Mr. Blue is survived by his wife, Zelda K. Blue; two sons, Charles Blue and Bruce Blue, both of Carthage; a daughter, Mollie Cox of Carthage; a sister, Nellie Greene of Carthage; two brothers, Frank Blue of Southern Pines and Elwin Blue of Carthage; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 2777 Farm Life School Road.

Memorials may be made to Eureka Presbyterian Church, 2185 Farm Life School Road, Carthage, N.C. 28327.

Dwight Patterson

ST. PAULS -- Dwight Patterson of Route 2 died Tuesday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Mt. Hebrew Cemetery in Parkton by Bishop Jimmie Johnson.

Mr. Patterson is survived by his mother, Annie R. Patterson of St. Pauls; four sisters, Linda Patterson and Debra Lewis, both of Parkton, Maggie Tibbs of St. Pauls and Elaine Patterson of Decatur, Ga.; and four brothers, Marvin D. Patterson of Parkton and Jerry Patterson, David Patterson and Sam Patterson, all of St. Pauls.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at McKoy & Sons Mortuary.

Anthony T. Shaw

Anthony Terrell Shaw, 22, of Fayetteville died Tuesday.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in Jones Chapel Baptist Church by the Revs. Edmonds and Anthony Buie. Burial will be in Community Rest Cemetery.

Mr. Shaw is survived by two daughters, Imani Patterson and Arletha Patterson, both of Red Springs; a son, Anthony T. Patterson Jr. of Red Springs; his mother, Carolyn S. Morrison of Fayetteville; his father, James A. Thompson of Lumberton; four brothers, Carlos S. Shaw, Michael B. Shaw and James B. Shaw, all of Fayetteville, and Steven D. Thompson, of Lumberton; two sisters, Kirsten Thompson and Jasmine Thompson, both of Lumberton; and his maternal grandmother, Rebecca L. Shaw of Red Springs.

The family will receive friends today from 3 to 8 p.m. at L.E. Floyd Funeral Home in Red Springs.

Mrs. Mary L. Taylor

RAEFORD -- Mrs. Mary Lucille Taylor, 75, of Raeford died Thursday in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

Mrs. Taylor was a member of the Church of Christ in Aberdeen, was employed with B.C. Moores and was retired from Burlington Industries.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Crumpler Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. Billy Voss. Burial will be in the Raeford Cemetery.

Mrs. Taylor is survived by two sons, Bobby Lentz and Bill Lentz, both of Raeford; a stepson, Gary H. Taylor of Salisbury; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to St. Joseph of the Pines, P.O. Box 879, Raeford, N.C. 28376.

Miss Lora Morrison

Miss Lora Morrison, 34, of 200 Lofton Drive, Fayetteville, died Thursday in Columbia Highsmith-Rainey Memorial Hospital.

Arrangements will be announced by Wiseman Mortuary.

Mrs. Selina Jones-Baker

Mrs. Selina Davis Jones-Baker, 38, of 560 Lambert St., Fayetteville, died Thursday in Columbia Highsmith-Rainey Memorial Hospital.

A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday in Rogers & Breece Funeral Home chapel.

Mrs. Jones-Baker is survived by her mother, Phyllis Cloyd of Fayetteville; his father, Andrew G. Jones of Durham; three brothers, Andy Jones and Stephen Jones, both of Fayetteville, and Kevin Jones of Spring Lake; and a sister, Elizabeth Lewis of Centerville, Ohio.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Friends of the Children, Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Fayetteville, N.C. 28304.

Harley Adams Sr.

RAEFORD -- Harley Adams Sr. of Raeford died Thursday in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

Arrangements will be announced by Crumpler Funeral Home.

Ralph ‘Ben’ Leonard Sr.

TURKEY -- Ralph Leroy “Ben” Leonard Sr., 80, of 5875 Turkey Highway died Tuesday in Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton.

He was a member of New Hope Baptist church and was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II. Mr. Leonard was a member of Hiram Lodge No. 98 AF & AM, Scottish Rite and was a Shriner. He was retired from Hamilton Beach Co.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Royal-Hall Funeral Home chapel in Clinton by the Rev. Ray Smith. Burial with Masonic rites will be in Clinton Cemetery.

Mr. Leonard is survived by his wife, Dorothy F. Leonard; a son, Ralph L. “Ben” Leonard Jr. of Salemburg; four sisters, Marian Brown of Lebanon, Pa., Lucille Betz of Hummelstown, Pa., Gladys Gingrich of Palmyra, Pa., and Mae Smith of Hershey, Pa.; three brothers, Floyd R. Leonard and Mark Leonard, both of palmyra and Roy Leonard of Greensboro; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home and at other times at the home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Hope Baptist Church, care of Ed Colwell, 206 Colwell Lane, Turkey, N.C. 28393, or to Sudan Temple Crippled Children’s Fund, P.O. Drawer 490, New Bern, N.C. 28563-0490.

Mrs. Agatha B. Britt

LUMBERTON -- Mrs. Agatha B. Britt, 84, of North Cedar Street died Wednesday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Floyd Mortuary & Crematory chapel by the Rev. Mark Brown. Burial will be in Meadowbrook Cemetery.

Mrs. Britt is survived by three sons, Wilton Britt of Greensboro, Ronald Britt of Lumberton and Albert Britt of Pasadena, Calif.; three daughters, Fannie N. Atkinson of Greensboro, and Joe A. York and Alma J. Stanton, both of Lumberton; two brothers, Gurnice Britt and Jack Britt, both of Lumberton; three sisters, Juanita Kinlaw of Bladenboro, Kitty Britt of Orrum and Norma Johnson of Fairmont; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home and at other times at the home of Donald and Joe Ann York, 1608 N. Cedar St., Lumberton.

Mrs. Nancy G. Spangler

MAXTON -- Mrs. Nancy Jo Grooms Spangler, 53, of Route 1, Box 19, died Wednesday in her home.

She was a school bus driver for Robeson County Schools.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in Boles Funeral Home chapel in Laurinburg by the Rev. Kenneth Blease. Burial will be in Hillside Memorial Park.

Mrs. Spangler is survived by her husband, Harold F. Spangler of the home; four sons, Daniel M. Spangler of Maxton, and James H. Spangler, Robert H. Spangler and Charles K. Spangler, all of the home; her mother, Nina B. Marsh of Laurinburg; two brothers, Tony Grooms and J.D. Grooms, both of Laurinburg; three sisters, Sherry G. Wallace of Laurel Hill, Betty G. Salzer of Laurinburg and Gloria G. Carter of Denver; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home and at other times at the home of Nina B. Marsh, 622 E. Covington St., Laurinburg.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Scotland County, P.O. Box 1033, Laurinburg, N.C. 28353.

Thomas E. Carter

PEMBROKE -- Thomas Edison Carter, 80, of 13 Corbett Road died Tuesday in his home.

The funeral will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Tabernacle Baptist Church by the Revs. Henry W. Oxendine and Ronnie Eddings. Burial will be in Harper’s Ferry Church cemetery.

Mr. Carter is survived by his wife, Helen L. Carter of the home; a son, Earl R. Thomas of Pembroke; five daughters, Mazalene Thomas, Mary H. Flagg and Diane Locklear, all of Pembroke, Diane E. Young of Manassas, Va., and Michelle Emanuel of Fairmont; a brother, Rudolph Carter of Pembroke; two sisters, Nancy Reynolds of Rutland, Vt., and Lucille Brooks of Manassas; 23 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.

David Godfrey

SANFORD -- David Godfrey, 75, of 2355 Pilson Road died Thursday in Central Carolina Hospital.

Arrangements will be announced by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home.

Mrs. Catherine Allen

Mrs. Catherine Allen, 81, of 326 Richmond Drive, Fayetteville, died Wednesday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

The funeral will be conducted Monday in Louisville, Ky. Arrangements are being handled by Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Allen is survived by a son, William R. Allen of Atlanta; a daughter, Susan H. Chang of Fayetteville; and five grandsons.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.

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