Miscellaneous Cumberland County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Obits reported Tuesday, June 30, 1998

F. Stanton O’Connell

WHISPERING PINES -- F. Stanton O’Connell, 65, died Monday in his home.

Mr. O’Connell retired from the Specialty Resins Group of Monsanto Polymer Productions Company. Mr. O’Connell was a minister of the Eucharist at St. Anthony’s Parish in Southern Pines.

A mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Southern Pines. There He will also be have services in South Hadley, Mass. Arrangements in North Carolina are being handled by Powell Funeral Home.

Mr. O’Connell is survived by his wife, Nancy C. O’Connell, of Whispering Pines; two daughters, Ann Aileen of Memphis, Tenn., and Kathleen Mary of Queens, N.Y.; three sons, Brian Patrick of Portland, Ore., Timothy Stanton of South Hadley, and Owen Cadigan of Minneapolis, Minn.; two brothers, Brian P. O’Connell of South Hadley, and David P. O’Connell of Holyoke, Mass.; and five grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to First Health Hospice, P.O. Box 1956, Pinehurst, N.C., 28370, or to Jericho House, P.O. Box 1039, Holyoke, Mass., 01040.

Henry L. Darden Sr.

HOPE MILLS -- Henry Lamar Darden Sr., 53, of 4902 Monticello Ave., died Monday in his home.

Mr. Darden was retired from Carolace.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home chapel by the Revs. Dwight Jackson and Jimmy Bullard. Burial will be in Cumberland Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Darden is survived by his wife, Brenda E. Darden of the home; a son, Henry L. Darden Jr., of the home; a daughter, Donna J. Davis of Cedar Creek; his mother, Berta L. Darden of Hope Mills; a brother, George Darden of Hope Mills; five sisters, Barbara McPherson of Fayetteville, Margaret Denton of Parkton, Claudia Pelley of St. Pauls, Lois Darden and Sandra D. Byrd, both of Hope Mills.

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

A.G. Thomas

OLIVIA -- A.G. Thomas, 75, died Monday in Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday in St. Andrews Presbyterian Church by the Rev. George Walton and Phil Thomas. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Thomas is survived by his wife, Laura H. Thomas of the home; a son, Larry Thomas of Olivia; three daughters, Betsy Wells of Sanford, Bonnie Duggan and Dale Spivey, both of Olivia; a brother, Harry Thomas of Olivia; a sister, Helen Norris of Sanford; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home.

Aree Capel

ELLERBE -- Aree Capel, 66, died Sunday in his home.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church in Ellerbe by the Rev. George McIver. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Capel is survived by two sons, Gregory Capel of Asheville, Acie Capel of Richmond, Va.; five daughters, Wanda McNeil of Pinehurst, Linda C. Galiber of Burkeville, Va., Darlene Capel of Raeford, Areletha Gray of Winston-Salem, Jean Capel Moore of Chesterville, Va; a brother, Felton Capel of Southern Pines; a sister, Judy Pierce of New Bern; and seven grandchildren.

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

Silas D. ‘David’ Moulden

Silas D. “David” Moulden, 80, of 5022 Chesapeake Road, Fayetteville, died Sunday in the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Mr. Moulden was a veteran of World War II.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. Harold Bridges.

Mr. Moulden is survived by his wife, Earlene M. Moulden of Fayetteville; two sons, Wayne L. Moulden and Frank D. Moulden of Fayetteville; two sisters, Virginia Jones of Fuquay-Varina, Hazel Bowling of Lillington; and two grandchildren.

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

Mrs. Charlotte Williams

MARSTON -- Mrs. Charlotte Williams, 96, of 16201 Aberdeen Road died Monday in her home.

Arrangements will be announced by Morris Funeral Home.

Andrew Jenkins

ROCKY MOUNT -- Andrew Jenkins, formerly of Whiteville, died Saturday in Rocky Mount.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in Rocky Mount. Burial will be at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Jenkins Family Cemetery in Whiteville. Arrangements are being handled by Peoples Funeral Home in Whiteville and Hunter-Odum Funeral Home in Rocky Mount.

Mr. Jenkins is survived by his wife, Ebony Jenkins of Winston-Salem; his parents, the Rev. and Mrs. Simon Jenkins of Brunswick; a sister, Alice Powell of Whiteville; two brothers, Lee E. Nelson of Rocky Mount, Samuel Nelson of Savannah, Ga.

Robert P. Ferguson

SOUTHERN PINES -- Robert Paul Ferguson, 66, of Southern Pines, died Saturday in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

Mr. Ferguson was the owner of Ferguson Repair Service. Mr. Ferguson was active in the Malcolm Blue Historical Society and Woodmen of the World.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. today in Boles Funeral Home & Crematory chapel by the Revs. Max Gilmore and Nathaniel Spencer. Burial will be in Bethesda Cemetery.

Mr. Ferguson is survived by his wife, Betty A. Ferguson; a daughter, Sharon Ferguson of Pinebluff; and a son, David Ferguson of Southern Pines.

Wayne A. English

ROCKINGHAM -- Wayne Alexander English, 60, of 108 West Temple St., died Monday in Duke University Medical Center in Durham.

Mr. English was a machine operator with Stanley Furniture Company in West End.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Rourk Presbyterian Church in Ellerbe by the Rev. John Muse. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. English is survived by his wife, Jo Ann T. English of the home; two sons, Stephen Wayne and Terry J. English, both of Rockingham; a sister, Brenda Terry of Raeford; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8:30 in Carter Funeral Home in Rockingham.

Memorials may be made to Rourk Presbyterian Church, 255 East Church Street, Ellerbe, N.C. 28338.

James Weeks

James Weeks, 79, of 400 Pelt Drive, Fayetteville, died Wednesday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, in Christ Village North by the Rev Walter Whitfield. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery in Newton Grove.

Mr. Weeks is survived by his wife, Annie R. Weeks of Fayetteville; a daughter, Grace Hicks of Fayetteville; a brother, Festus Weeks of Pittsburg; a sister, Gertrude Cox of Temple Hill, Md.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at Cunningham and Sons Mortuary.

Kent R. Partney

Kent Rolland Partney, 44, of 701 Miller Ave., Fayetteville, died Saturday.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Pauls Chapel in the Pines by the Rev. Grayson Carter. Arrangements are being handled by Reeves Funeral Home in Hope Mills.

Mr. Partney is survived by his parents, Richard L. and Jean S. Partney; and two brothers, Kirk E. Partney and Keith L. Partney, both of Fayetteville.

The family will receive friends at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Pauls Chapel in the Pines, 1705 St. Augustine Avenue, Fayetteville, N.C. 28305.

George T. Owens

SALEMBURG -- George T. Owens, 68, of 2684 White Woods Road, died Saturday.

He was the son of the late Johnnie and Sarah Owens.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at New Light AME Zion Church by the Rev. John Council. Burial will follow in the Owens family cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Carter Funeral Home in Garland.

Mr. Owens is survived by six sons, Glaron Monk of Hudson, N.Y., Jessie Owens of Las Vegas, Tommy Owens of Charlotte, Jimmy Owens and Joey Owens, both of Salemburg, and Phil Owens of Cary; three daughters, Linda F. Owens of Clinton, Jakie Frazier of Fayetteville, and Ruby Boykin of Raleigh; two brothers, Frank Owens and Fullen Owens, both of Salemburg; three sisters, Lila Mae Williams of Salemburg, Maebelle Owens of Clinton, and Clara Belle Eason of Brooklyn, N.Y.; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today Tuesday at the church.

Miss Glennie B. Sutton

MOUNT OLIVE -- Miss Glennie Bell Britt Sutton, 87, died Monday in Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro.

The funeral will be conducted at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Tyndall Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in the Wayne Memorial Park.

Miss Sutton is survived by a son, Robert W. Sutton of Fayetteville; three daughters, Jean Daughtry of Grantham, Shirley Thigpen of Dudley, and Dorothy Bowden of Mount Olive; a sister, Bronnie B. Mozingo of Mount Olive; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. today Tuesday, and at other times at the home of Dorothy Bowden, 3174 Old Mount Olive Highway, Mount Olive.

Charles J. Frederick

DUNN -- Charles Junior Frederick, 54, of 4819 Fairground Road, died Friday in the Wake County Medical Center in Raleigh.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11 a.m. at the House of Prayer Christian Center by the Rev. Huey G. Malloy. Burial will follow in the Norrington AME Zion Church Cemetery in Lillington.

Mr. Frederick is survived by his wife, Slyvia Frederick; two sons, James Frederick of Lillington, and Charles Frederick III of the home; two daughters, Virginia Harris of Bunnlevel, and Rosa Frederick of the home; eight sisters, Josephine Smith of Mineral Wells, Texas, Mary Chance of Apex, Mildred McLean of Spring Lake, Minnie Johnson and Pearlie Mitchell of Baltimore, Md., Adell Frederick, Mary Frederick and Eva McDougald, all of Dunn; four brothers, Robert Frederick of Spring Lake, Henry Frederick of Lillington, Ed Frederick of Wilmington, and Willie Frederick of Dunn; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends in the Dafford Funeral Home chapel in Dunn Wednesday from 7 to 7:30 p.m.

Larry R. Brewer

LUMBERTON -- Larry Richard Brewer, 47, of 230 R & L Drive, died Saturday in his home.

Mr. Brewer was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, and was the owner and operator of Brewer’s Plumbing.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness by Mr. Les H. Bradley. Interment will follow in the Brewer family cemetery under the direction of Biggs Funeral Home.

Mr. Brewer is survived by his wife, Linda Guaschino Brewer of the home; three sons, Larry Richard Brewer Jr. of Tacoma, Wash., Johnny Elton Brewer and Michael Anthony Brewer, both of Lumberton; three daughters, Wanda Carol B. Brixey, Christina Rose Brewer and Jessica Lynn Brewer, all of Lumberton; his mother, Aletha Powers McLamb of Goldsboro; his father, Bill Rogers of Dillon, S.C.; two brothers, Charlie Elton Powers of Lumberton, and Bill Townsend of California; two sisters, Tina Anderson of Goldsboro, and Barbara Allen of Lumberton; a grandson, Richard Hargrave Brewer of Lumberton; two stepsons, Phillip John Kravitz of Virginia, and Paul Solomon Kravitz of Lumberton; three stepsisters, Rachel Miriam Kravitz, Elizabeth Nina Cain and Lydia Ruth Kravitz, all of Lumberton; and seven step-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at Biggs Funeral Home tonight Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m., and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 948, Lumberton, N.C. 28358.

Mrs. Buelah M. Sessoms

Mrs. Buelah Mae Sessoms, 85, formerly of Autryville, died Sunday in Highland House Nursing Center.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Autry Cemetery in Autryville by the Rev. Joe Freeman.

Mrs. Sessoms was survived by three sons, Clayton Sessoms and Roy Sessoms, both of High Point, and Horace Sessoms of Autryville; a daughter, Marie Tanner of Autryville; a brother, James Tanner of Autryville; two sisters, Lizzie Cashwell of Eastover and Mary Tanner of Autryville; 15 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8:30 at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home in Clinton and at other times at the home of Mary Tanner, 1351 Horse Shoe Road, Autryville.

Mrs. Charlotte H. Martens

WEST END -- Mrs. Charlotte Hampe Martens, 91, died Sunday in her home.

A prayer service will be held tonight at 8:30 in Boles Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel in Pinehurst by Rev. David Keck.

Mrs. Martens was survived by two daughters, Inge Naue and Giselle Rooy, both of Pine Valley; a son, Willy Eschberger of Trenton, N.J.; and a grandchild.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8:30 at the funeral home.

Mrs. Queen E. Burnett

Mrs. Queen Esther Burnett, 64, of Route 1, Fayetteville, died Saturday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Mt. Zion A.M.E. Zion Church by the Rev. Ronald Thomas. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Burnett is survived by four sons, Daniel A. Burnett of Bracey, Va., Floyd Burnett and Charles E. Burnett, both of Fayetteville, and Alphonso Burnette of Germany; a daughter, Ester L. Burnett-Harrison of Bethany; two brothers, Henry M. Blue and Neil Blue, both of Fayetteville; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at Tucker and Sons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Alberta Ford

EVERGREEN -- Mrs. Alberta Ford, 83, of P.O. Box 131, died Sunday in Colummbus County Hospital in Whiteville.

Arrangements will be announced by Worley Mortuary Service in Fairmont.

Alfonza Brunson

RALEIGH -- Alfonza Brunson, 41, of 546 East Jones St., formerly of Clinton, died Monday in his home.

Arrangements will be announced by Brock Memorial & Worley Funeral Home.

Mrs. Eula Harris

CLINTON -- Mrs. Eula Harris, 79, of 618 McKoy St. died Monday in Mary Gran Nursing Center.

Arrangements will be announced by Brock Memorial & Worley Funeral Home.

Carl Sanders

CLINTON -- Carl L. Sanders, 64, of 265 Hunt Lane died Thursday in his home.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Brock Memorial & Worley Funeral Home chapel by the elder Ivan Green. Burial will be in Sandhills Cemetery.

Mr. Sanders is survived by his wife, Katie B. Sanders of the home; a daughter, Carla Sanders of Clinton; seven sisters, Melinda Agard and Annette Williams, both of Raleigh, Eula Barnes of Clayton, Gwen Love of Charlotte, Carrie Sanders of Brooklyn N.Y., Ora McClearly and Rosetta Sanders, both of Baltimore, Md.; seven brothers, Charles Sanders of Charlotte, Anthony Sanders, Walter Sanders, and Everette Sanders, all of Raleigh, Romaina Sanders of Augusta, Ga., Odie Sanders of Baltimore, Allison Sanders, of Queens, N.Y.; and five grandchildren.

The public will be received today from 1 to 6 at Brock Memorial & Worley Funeral Home.

Fred Applin Sr.

ROSEBORO -- Fred Applin Sr., 74, of 96 Mrytle Road died Friday in Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro.

Mr. Applin was a member of the Board of the Tri-County Community Health Center.

A memorial service will be held at noon 12:00 p.m.Wednesday in Mt. Calgary F.B.H. Church by the Rev. Ruby Boykin. Arrangements are being handled by Brock Memorial & Worley Funeral Home.

Mr. Applin is survived by his wife, Christine Applin of the home; four daughters, Helena Clark of Clinton; Marguerita Applin of Durham, Janice Yeager of New York, and Harriett Evans of New York; two sons, Fred C. Applin of Winston-Salem, Carl Clark of New York; a brother, Lee Roy Applin of New York; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

John Best Jr.

CLINTON -- John Best Jr., 50, of 511 South East Blvd. Boulevard,died Friday at in his home.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Union Star Free Will Baptist Church by the Rev. Leonard Faison. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mr. Best is survived by his mother, Clara Best of Clinton; two sisters, Bessie Coleman and Tressie Exum, both of Richmond, Va; three brothers, James Bannister of Patterson, N.J., Willie L. Bannister of Richmond, Va; and elder Sam Bannister of Gainsville, Fla.

The public will be received today from 1 to 6 at Brock Memorial & Worley Funeral Home.

Doyle M. Gaddie

Doyle M. Gaddie, 30, of 234 Whitehawk Drive, Fayetteville, died Sunday.

Arrangements will be announced by Wiseman Mortuary.

Eley Griffin

Eley Griffin, 79, of 914 Rochester Drive, died Sunday.

Arrangements will be announced by Wiseman Mortuary.

Mrs. Donnie R. Vause

SPRING LAKE -- Mrs. Donnie Ray Vause, 84, died Monday in Womack Army Hospital.

Arrangements will be announced by Adcock Funeral Home.

Mrs. Frances L. Carlton

CLINTON -- Mrs. Frances Lucille Carlton, 76, of 415-B Sampson St. died Friday in Sampson Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Little Piney Grove Baptist Church by the Rev. Harold Boykin. Burial will be in Fort Lincoln Cemetery in Brentwood, Md.

Mrs. Carlton is survived by two daughters, Frances D. Banks of Goldsboro, Ruthie L. Herring of Clinton; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends today from 3 to 7 at Summerville-Boykin Mortuary in Garland.

Miss Deborah N. Atkinson

Miss Deborah Nicholle Atkinson, 5, of 3518 Furman Drive, died Sunday.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Rogers & Breece Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. Ken Pritchard. Burial will be in Green Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Parkton.

Deborah is survived by her parents, Paul and Traci Atkinson of the home; a sister, Taylor D. Atkinson of Fayetteville; maternal grandparents, Morris and Deborah Sealey of Fayetteville; paternal grandfather, Henry Seals; paternal grandmother, Helen Atkinson.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family, 3518 Furman Drive, Fayetteville, N.C. 28304.

Mrs. Dixie D. Bond

CAMERON -- Mrs. Dixie D. “Granny” Bond, 84, of 480 Bond Lane died Sunday in Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford.

Mrs. Bond is survived by her husband, Clarence H. Bond; five sons, Roger A. Bond, Donald A. Bond, and Ronald H. Bond, all of Johnsonville; Gerald F. Bond of Akron, Ohio, and Robert Bond of Palmetto, Fla; four brothers, Joseph E. Dyer of Fayetteville, Clifford Dyer of Aiken, S.C., Robert Dyer of Tynee Island, Ga., and Daniel Clark of Old Hickory, Tenn.; two sisters, Doris Borders of Richmond, Ky., and Ruth Stewart of Waynesville; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

The familey will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 in Cameron-Bridges Funeral Home in Sanford.

Mrs. Marion B. Johnson

ROBBINS -- Mrs. Marion Estella Brower Johnson, 66, of 5011 Highway 705, died Sunday in her home.

Mrs. Johnson was a member of Bear Creek Congregational Church. Mrs. Johnson was retired from Lucks Food Distribution Company.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in New Zion A.M.E. Zion Church by the Rev. John Rudd. Burial will be in New Zion Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Simon Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

Mrs. Johnson is survived by her husband, Joseph Johnson of the home; three sons, Jeffery L. Johnson and Ricky Johnson, both of Seagrove, and Cleveland Johnson of Siler City; five daughters, Linda Chisholm, Geneice Powell, Dequilla Spencer, all of Robbins, Shelby McKeithen of Vass, Camilla Marsh of Chapel Hill; four sisters, Louvene Davis and Ella Mae Brower, both of Robbins, Louise Powell of Elizabeth City, and Jewell Horton of Freeport Long Island, N.Y.; 23 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

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

Mrs. Jessie F. Jessup

ELIZABETHTOWN -- Mrs. Jessie Fortner Jessup, 85, died Monday in Len-Care Nursing Center.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Trinity United Methodist Church by the Rev. David Wade. Burial will be in Elizabethtown City Cemetery.

Mrs. Jessup is survived by a stepson, Bill Jessup of Tuscon, Ariz.; and three step-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Kinlaw Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, Elizabethtown, N.C., 28337.

Mrs. Nina Cole-Bradshaw

Mrs. Nina Lucille Cole-Bradshaw, 75, of Fayetteville, died Sunday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

Mrs. Bradshaw was a member of First Baptist Church and was a retired bookkeeper.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. today in First Baptist Church by the Rev. E. Glen Holt. Burial will be in Lafayette Memorial Park. Arrangements are being handled by Rogers & Breece Funeral Home.

Mrs. Cole-Bradshaw is survived by her husband, James A. Bradshaw of Fayetteville; a daughter, Lynn B. Williams of Fayetteville; a son, Lewis Calvin of Charlotte; a brother, Robert Cole of Fayetteville; three sisters, Lois Finch and Doris Dallas, both of Fayetteville, Florence Roberts of Wake Forest; and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 201 Anderson Street, Fayetteville, N.C. 28301.

Ms. Shirley B. Williams

SOUTHERN PINES -- Ms. Shirley B. Williams, 76, of Southern Pines, died Sunday in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

Arrangements will be announced by Jones & Little Funeral Services of Aberdeen.

Mrs. Stella M. Taylor

WILSON -- Mrs. Stella Moss Taylor, 89, died Friday.

The funeral was conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in Maplewood Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home in Wilson.

Among Mrs. Taylor’s survivors is a son, Larry B. Taylor of Fayetteville.

Jim C. McRath

SPRING LAKE -- Jim C. McRath, 71, of Route 1, Spring Lake, died Friday in the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Fayetteville.

Mr. McRath was a member of Creeksville A.M.E. Zion Church. Mr. McRath was a veteran of World War II, where he received the World War II Victory Medal.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Creeksville A.M.E. Zion Church by the Rev. Robert E. McCall. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Payton’s Funeral Home in Dunn.

Mr. McRath was survived by his wife, Minnie C. McRath of Spring Lake.

The family will receive friends tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 at the church.

Scott A. Strickland

Scott Anthony Strickland, 13, of 171 Currin Street, Fayetteville, died Sunday.

Scott was an eighth-grader at Pine Forest Middle School. Scott played county recreational football, basketball, and baseball.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Gardners United Methodist Church by the Rev. Mike Davis. Burial will be in the Fayetteville Memorial Cemetery.

Scott is survived by his parents, Tony and Vivian Strickland, of the home; a sister, Leah R. Strickland, of the home; a grandmother, Gladys S. Strickland of Fayetteville; a grandfather, Jerry Barnes Sylva.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Rogers & Breece Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pine Forest Youth Sports Association, care of Pine Forest Middle School, 6637 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, N.C. 28301.

Horace D. Foley

ORRUM -- Horace Devoee Foley, 69, of 1301 Foley Road, died Monday in Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Fayetteville.

Mr. Foley was a member of Barnsville Baptist Church. He was an Army veteran, having received the Purple Heart.

The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Barnesville Baptist Church by the Revs. Donald Hardwick and Wayne Martin. Burial will be in the Floyd Memorial Cemetery in Fairmont.

Mr. Foley is survived by his wife, Alice M. Foley of the home; a daughter, Sondra T. Hunt of Tryon; his mother, Velma P. Foley of Orrum; a brother, James Foley of Orrum; and two grandchildren.

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

Bradley D. Hammonds

SHANNON -- Bradley “PaPus” Dale Hammonds, 43, of 5931 Rennert Road died Sunday in UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.

Mr. Hammonds was a member of Bethel Hill Baptist Church. Mr. Hammonds was a farmer.

The funeral will be conducted at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in Bethel Hill Baptist Church by the Rev. Jimmy Hammonds. Burial will be in the McNeill Family Cemetery.

Mr. Hammonds was survived by his mother and stepfather, Vonnie M. and John W. Rideout of Newton, Ala.; six brothers, Jerry L. Hammonds, Robin N. Hammonds, both of Shannon, James E. Hammonds of Rennert, Gary E. Hammonds, Anthony Hammonds, both of Charlottesville, Va., Jackie Hammonds of Lumberton; two sisters, Lora K. Burnette of Shannon, Teresa G. Hammonds of Raeford.

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

Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 948s Mrs. Mildred B. McGowan

RALEIGH -- Mrs. Mildred Butts McGowan, 89, formerly of Harnett County, died Sunday in Rex Hospital in Raleigh.

Mrs. McGowan was a charter member of Ridge Road Baptist Church.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Ridge Road Baptist Church by the Rev. L. Mack Thompson. Burial will be in Harnett Memorial Park in Lillington.

Mrs. McGowan was survived by several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends tonight from 6:30 to 8 at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home in Raleigh.

Memorials may be made to Ridge Road Baptist Church, 2011 Ridge Road, Raleigh, N.C. 27607.

Miss Jessica A. Locklear

CLOVIS, N.M. -- Miss Jessica Allen Locklear, infant daughter of Stacy Jr. and Marjorie Locklear of Clovis, died Monday in Plains Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Locklear & Sons Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. Bill J. Locklear. Burial will be in Lumbee Memorial Gardens.

Among Jessica’s survivors are her grandparents, Stacy and Betty Locklear of Pembroke.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 1 to 3 at the funeral home.

Bobby Williamson

BOARDMAN -- Bobby Williamson, 68, of 411 Ivey Road, died Saturday in Columbus County Hospital in Whiteville.

Mr. Williamson was a self-employed boat builder and fisherman.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. today in Prevatte Funeral Home chapel in Fairmont by the Rev. Jessie Parsons. Burial will be in Freewill Pentecostal Holiness Church cemetery.

Mr. Williamson was survived by his wife, Christine Williamson of the home; five daughters, Vickie West, Denise Williamson, both of Bunnlevel, Joyce Hammond of Cerro Gordo, Charlene Thibodeaux of Lillington, Marie Hursey of Fairmont; four sons, Chris Williamson of Arizona, Randy Williamson of Fayetteville, Anthony Williamson of the home, Glenn Williamson of Cerro Gordo; two brothers, Earl Williamson of Columbus, Ga., Craven Williamson of Barnesville; a sister Viola Nichols of Boardman; 24 grandchildren; and on great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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