Miscellaneous New Hanover County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Obituaries published June 22, 1997

Mrs. Catherine Bahouth 

SANTA MONICA Calif. -- Mrs. Catherine Zahran Bahouth, 82, of Santa Monica, Calif., formerly of Fayetteville, died recently in Santa Monica.

The funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in Archangel Michael Antiochene Maronite Catholic Church in Fayetteville by Father Larry Jensen. Burial will be in Lafayette Memorial Park. Arrangements are being handled by Rogers and Breece Funeral Home.

Mrs. Bahouth is survived by a daughter, Eva A. Brickner; a son, Al C. Bahouth; seven sisters, Alice Zahran, Madeline Hendon, Helen Statderman, Lorraine Peterson, Vera Matheson, Julia Zahran and Frances D’amico; and two brothers, Joseph Zahran and Sam Zahran.

Mrs. Maggie B. Rogers 

Mrs. Maggie B. Rogers, 54, of 1821 Martindale Drive, Fayetteville, died Thursday in Womack Army Medical Center on Fort Bragg.

She was an employee of National Linen Service for 27 years.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Murphy’s Chapel Holy Bible Church of God by the Rev. Willie Jackson. Burial will be in Mt. Hebrew Church cemetery in Parkton.

Mrs. Rogers is survived by her husband, William T. Rogers; two daughters, Sherry McNeill and Rachell A. White, both of Fayetteville; two sons, Ulysses McNeill of Vass and William T. McNeill of Fayetteville; seven sisters, Rosa L. Wallace, Patricia Collins, and Betty King, all of Fayetteville, Willie A. Bell and Diane Campbell, both of Hope Mills, Louise Leach of Spring Lake and Theresa McLean of Trenton, N.J.; two brothers, Lacy McNeil and Elbert McNeill, both of Fayetteville; and seven grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Monday at 7 p.m. at the Paye Funeral Home.

John H. Graham 

John Henry Graham, 80, of 227 Windsor Drive, Fayetteville, died Wednesday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m Tuesday in Hope Mills City Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Paye Funeral Home.

Mr. Graham is survived by a son, John Graham Jr. of the the home, and a sister Eloise Graham of Fayetteville.

Henry L. Hill Sr. 

PINEHURST -- Henry Lee Hill Sr., 79, of Pinehurst died Friday in his home.

He was in the Navy during World War II in the Pacific and European theaters, was retired from F.W. Woolworth Co. as Director of Buying and Sales after 48 years of service, and did civic work as a member of the Jaycees, American Legion and Seven Lakes Rescue Squad.

A memorial service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday in Powell Funeral Home chapel in Southern Pines by the Rev. Pam Hudson.

Mr. Hill is survived by his wife, Gloria M. Hill; two sons, John J. Hill of Marietta, Ga., and Henry L. Hill Jr., of Ringoes, N.J.; a daughter, Veronica H. Ott of Mandeville, La.; a step-daughter, Lynda Martyn of San Diego; two sisters, Jean Vandamm of Pinehurst and Irene Harold of River Edge, N.J.; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Sandhills Hospice, Inc., P.O. Box 1956, Pinehurst, N.C. 28370.

Mrs. Pearline B. Carroll 

BLADENBORO -- Mrs. Pearline B. Carroll, 62, of Barry Lewis Road died Saturday in Columbus County Hospital in Whiteville.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in Singletary Cemetery in Butters by the Rev. Wayne Kennedy.

Mrs. Carroll is survived by her husband, Bill Carroll of the home; a son, Jimmy D. Tyler of Charleston, S.C.; three daughters, Doris L. Case of Macon, Ga., Fannie P. Tyler of the home and Clara T. Deas of Ladson, S.C.; a sister, Anease Speights of Bladenboro; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends today from 3 to 5 p.m. at Lewis Funeral Home.

Samuel E. Culbreth 

ROSEBORO -- Samuel Earl Culbreth, 37, of 10616 Roseboro Highway died Thursday in his home.

A private ceremony will be conducted by the family. Arrangements are being handled by Butler & Son Funeral Home.

Mr. Culbreth is survived by his mother, Lee Lewis of Richmond, Va.; his father, Samuel E. Culbreth Sr., of Roseboro; his stepmother, Gloria Culbreth of Roseboro; four sisters, Toni Walker of Clinton, Carolyn Williams of Roseboro, and Barbara Faison and Veanita Holloman, both of Richmond Va.; two brothers, Linwood Stevenson of Clinton and Antawn Fields of Richmond, Va.; and his paternal grandmother, Mable Rich of Roseboro.

Mrs. Dorothy L. Dudley 

Mrs. Dorothy L. Dudley, 47, of 1163 Sleep Hollow Dr., Fayetteville, formerly of Angier, died Saturday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.

Arrangements will be announced by Dafford Funeral Home of Dunn.

Samuel Williams 

PINEHURST -- Samuel Williams, 72, of Eastwood Community died Saturday in his home.

Arrangements will be announced by Simon Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

Herbert C. Page 

LAURINBURG -- Herbert Conroy Page, 65, of 723 Park Circle died Friday in the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Fayetteville.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in Hillside Memorial Park.

He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and received the Purple Heart.

Mr. Page is survived by his wife, Connie T. Page of the home; a son, H. Dwight Page of Memphis, Tenn.; his mother, Fannie R. Page of Middletown, Ohio; and three brothers, Lloyd Page, Dickie Page and Bobby Page, all of Middletown.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium.

Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.

Charlie T. Barbour 

ROSEBORO -- Charlie Thomas Barbour, 69, of Roseboro died Friday in Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton.

He was a retired truck driver.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. today in Roseboro Church of God by the Revs. Matthew Stewart and Daniel M. Gore. Burial will be in Roseboro cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Butler Funeral Home.

Mr. Barbour is survived by his wife, Almeta B. Barbour; two daughters, Shirley Stephens and Doris Ezzell, both of Roseboro; three sons, Thomas R. Barbour of Fayetteville, and Randy K. Barbour and Robbie C. Barbour, both of Roseboro; four sisters, Maverine Hicks of Clinton, Earline Bullard and Elizabeth Coats, both of Roseboro, and Melvine Stewart of Autryville; a brother, Jesse Barbour of High Point; a stepdaughter, Doris McArthur of Clinton; a stepson, Jimmy R. Stafford of Roseboro; 12 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

Mrs. Frances S. Stokes 

ERWIN -- Mrs. Frances Surles Stokes, 86, of 110 Barnes St., died Saturday in Good Hope Hospital.

Arrangements will be announced by Dafford Funeral Home of Dunn.

Charles D. Chase Jr. 

HOPE MILLS -- Master Sgt. Charles D. Chase Jr., 38, of 5719 Travino Road died Tuesday.

The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday in JFK Special Forces chapel in Fort Bragg. Burial will be in the Main Post cemetery with full military honors by Chaplain Hash.

Mr. Chase is survived by his wife, Cathey G. Chase of the home; a son, Robert J. Chase of the home; a daughter, Jacqueline R. Chase of the home; his father and step-mother, Charles and E. Chase of Fayetteville; a brother, Robert C. Chase of Hope Mills; and a sister, Carol L. Chase of Florida.

The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at LaFayette Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Unit Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 43211, Fayetteville, N.C. 28309-3211.

William Mack 

RAEFORD -- William Mack, of 211A McNeill Road died Friday in the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Durham.

Arrangements will be announced by Buie Funeral Home.

Mrs. Marcella L. Boyce 

Mrs. Marcella L. Boyce, 74, of 2218 Meadow Wood Road, Fayetteville, died Friday.

Arrangements will be announced by LaFayette Funeral Home.

Edwin B. Peterson 

GARLAND -- Edwin Bruce Peterson, 79, of 5683 West N.C. 210, died Saturday in Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton.

He was a retired farmer and served on Star Telephone Board of Directors for 26 years.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in Antioch United Methodist Church by the Rev. Ben Horton. Burial will be in the Peterson family cemetery.

Mr. Peterson is survived by his wife, Edna U. Peterson; two sons, Howell Peterson of Charlotte and Odell Peterson of Lumberton; a daughter, Betty P. Jones of Lincolnton; a sister, Lucy Peterson of Lumberton; and five grandchildren.

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

Herman Griffith 

MARIETTA -- Herman Griffith, 73, of Route 2, Box 74, died Friday in Cape Fear Medical Center in Fayetteville.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday in Turner Station A.M.E. Church in Marietta by the Revs. H. B. Sidbury and Joseph Sturdevant. Burial will be in Alligator Cemetery.

Mr. Griffith is survived by six daughters, Geralean Griffith, Annie P. Griffith, Blanch Griffith, Darnerker Griffith and Annette Griffith, all of Marietta and Rosa M. Griffith of Conway, S.C.; five sons, George Griffith Jr., Harry L. Griffith, Eugene Griffith, Herman L. Griffith and Robert L. Griffith, all of Marietta; two sisters, Geneva Bellamy of Marietta and Elaine Dewitt of Conway, S.C.; three brothers, Oree Griffith of Fairmont, J.G. Griffith of Loris, S.C. and L.D. Griffith of Charlotte; 29 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends today from 4 to 8 p.m. at Community Funeral Home in Fairmont.

John T. Nyjewel-Jones 

SOUTHERN PINES -- John Tyrek Nyjewel-Jones, infant son of Shaquan Wade and John Henry Jones III, of Southern Pines, died Saturday in his home.

The family will receive friends at 1107 Richards St. Arrangements will be announced by Purcell Funeral Home, Southern Pines.

Robert W. Jones Jr. 

PERTH AMBOY, N.J. -- Robert Walter Jones Jr., 43, of New Jersey died Friday in Rarita Bay Medical Center in New Jersey.

Arrangements will be announced by Purcell Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

Kenneth DuFour 

SANFORD -- Kenneth DuFour, 76, of 1700 Phillips Drive died Saturday in the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Durham.

Arrangements will be announced by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home.

Norman Campbell 

SEVEN LAKES -- Norman Campbell, 76, of Seven Lakes died Saturday in Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

Arrangements will be announced by Boles Funeral Home and Crematory of Seven Lakes.

Mrs. Louise C. Thomas 

SANFORD -- Mrs. Louise C. Thomas, 80, of 6501 Chris Cole Road died Thursday in her home.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in Whitehill Presbyterian Church Cemetery by the Rev. J.B. Garrett.

Mrs. Thomas is survived by two sisters, Billie Dew of Sanford and Mamie Payne of Bluff City, Tenn.; and a brother, Jake Cole of Sanford.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

Mrs. Mazie B. Smith 

HOPE MILLS -- Mrs. Mazie Nealy Burns Smith, 73, of 3303 Teakwood Drive died Wednesday in her home.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday in Second Baptist Church by the Rev. I.E. Swann. Burial will be in Rockfish Memorial Park.

Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband, Shepard Smith; two sons, Fred C. Burns of Charlotte and Curtis S. Burns of the home; two daughters, Patricia B. Vanderhorst and Belvia B. Smith, both of Fayetteville; three sisters, Eula M. Evans of Fayetteville, Sarah Battle of Cerro Gordo and Thelma Gates of Jersey City, N.J.; two brothers, James Nealy of Fayetteville and William Nealy of Philadelphia; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends today from 4 to 5 p.m. at Wiseman Mortuary.

Francisco G. Sanchez 

ORRUM -- Francisco Garcia Sanchez, 26, of Orrum died Thursday.

The funeral will conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Worthington Funeral Home by the Rev. Jesse Parson. Burial will be in Boardman Pentecostal Holiness Church cemetery.

Mr. Sanchez is survived by his wife, Billie R. Sanchez of the home; a son, Ryan G. Sanchez of the home; two daughters, Adriana G. Sanchez and Angela G. Sanchez, both of the home; his parents, Francisco G. Chavez and Maria G. Sanchez of Monclova Coah, Mexico; two brothers, Eduardo Garcia and Ramon Garcia of Monclova Coah; and two sisters, Elizabeth Garcia and Elvia G. Sanchez of Monclova Coah.

The public will be received Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn.

Braxton Chavis 

MAXTON -- Braxton Chavis, 65, of Route 3, Box 258, died Wednesday.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. today in Sycamore Hill Freewill Holiness Church by the Revs. Billy Clark, Johnny Chavis and Floyd Hunt. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Thompson’s Funeral Home.

Mr. Chavis is survived by his wife, Lannie B. Chavis of the home; six sons, Ryan C. Chavis, Anthony M. Chavis, Bender R. Chavis, Braxton Chavis Jr., and Dexderal Chavis, all of Maxton, and Fitzgerald Chavis of Red Springs; five daughters, Diane C. Anderson and Patsy C. Locklear, both of Maxton, Letha C. Pierce of Lumber Bridge, and Patricia C. Bryant and Amanda C. Parker, both of Laurinburg; three sisters, Clavie Buttrum of Maryland, Clara M. Nunn of Florida and Beulah Chavis of Maxton; two brothers, Roosevelt Chavis of Maxton and Herbert Chavis of Rennert; 31 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Obituaries published June 23, 1997

Louis R. Faircloth 

CLINTON -- Louis Raeford Faircloth, 67, of 673 Tyndall Town Road died Saturday in Mary Gran Nursing Center.

He was a member of Tyndall Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church and a retired carpenter.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today in Peniel Pentecostal Holiness Church by the Revs. Jimmie Swinson, T.P. Davis and Troy Tyndall. Burial will be in the Faircloth family cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Royal-Hall Funeral Home.

Mr. Faircloth is survived by his wife, Carolyn T. Faircloth; two daughters, April Faircloth of the home and Connie F. Bordeaux of Clinton; five sons, Billy Faircloth, Layton Faircloth and Lacy W. Faircloth, all of Clinton, David P. Faircloth of Roseboro and James Faircloth of Rocky Point; two stepdaughters, Jane Clark and Brenda Mitchum, both of Clinton; two stepsons, Cecil L. Bryant of Turkey and Jerry W. Bryant of Clinton; six sisters, Louray F. Starling and Shirley F. Carter, both of Roseboro, Elizabeth F. Knowles of Salemburg, Beatrice F. Holland and Martha F. Ezzell, both of Clinton, and Eleanor F. Cannady of Newton Grove; a brother, Ralph B. Faircloth of Roseboro; nine grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Mrs. Annie Ledbetter 

ROCKINGHAM -- Mrs. Annie Ledbetter, 82, of Rockingham died Sunday in Britthaven Nursing Home in Hamlet.

Arrangements will be announced by Nelson Funeral Service.

Mrs. Phyllis A. James 

SPRING LAKE -- Mrs. Phyllis Ann James, 52, of Spring Lake died Friday in Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Ayden Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Farmer Funeral Service of Ayden.

Mrs. James is survived by her husband, Leonard James of the home; a daughter, Tracy A. James of Spring Lake; a son, Anthony Sawyer of Spring Lake; her mother, Del Zora M. Cox of Spring Lake; a sister, Frances Pinder of Greenville; a brother, Gary F. Cox of Smithfield; and four grandchildren.

Marion Johnson Sr. 

GIBSON -- Marion “Sonny” Johnson Sr., 79, of 312 Church St. died Saturday in his home.

Arrangements will be announced by Morris Funeral Home of Laurinburg.

The family will receive friends at the home of Shirley J. Rogers, 12541 Holly Lane, Laurinburg.

Mrs. Margaret A. Raines 

COATS -- Mrs. Margaret Ann Raines, 42, of Route 1, Box 495, died Sunday in Betsy Johnson Memorial Hospital in Dunn.

Arrangements will be announced by Dafford Funeral Home of Dunn.

Bobby P. Hunter 

ST. PAULS -- Bobby Preston Hunter, 29, of Alford Road died Sunday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.

Arrangements will be announced by McKoy & Sons Mortuary.

Donald R. Acker 

MONROE -- Donald Reece Acker, 57, of Monroe, formerly of Cumberland County, died Friday in Union Regional Medical Center.

He was a truck driver for Broadway Commercial Services.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Cross Creek Cemetery in Fayetteville. Arrangements are being handled by McEwen Funeral Home.

Mrs. Lucille S. Gregory 

HOPE MILLS -- Mrs. Lucille Syfrett Gregory, 63, of Hope Mills died Sunday in her home.

She was a member of Marvin United Methodist Church.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home chapel in Fayetteville by the Rev. David Beck. Burial will be in Lafayette Memorial Park in Fayetteville.

Mrs. Gregory is survived by her husband, Walter A. Gregory of the home; her mother, Beatrice K. Syfrett of Fayetteville; a sister, Elinor S. Robeson of Fayetteville; and two brothers, Lee R. Syfrett Jr. of Eastover and Joe K. Syfrett of Spring Lake.

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

Harold W. Werning 

LUMBERTON -- Harold William Werning, 66, of Clyburn Pines died Sunday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center.

He was retired from the Army.

The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Floyd Mortuary chapel. Burial will be in Sandhills State Veteran’s Cemetery in Spring Lake.

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

Rexford K. Parker 

FAIRMONT -- Rexford Keith Parker, 30, of 703 S. Main St. died Sunday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.

Arrangements will be announced by Floyd Mortuary in Lumberton.

Grady Lee 

LUMBERTON -- Grady Lee, 80, of Alamac Road died Sunday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in First Pentecostal Holiness Church by the Revs. Phillip Bland and H. Ray Ward. Burial will be in Meadowbrook Cemetery.

Mr. Lee is survived by his wife, Ruth Lee of the home; two daughters, Joann Edwards and Maxine Townsend, both of Lumberton; a son, Billy Lee of Lumberton; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Floyd Mortuary.

Rodney W. Harrelson 

FOUR OAKS -- Rodney Worth Harrelson, 23, of Four Oaks, formerly of Fairmont, died Saturday.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Big Branch Cemetery in Fairmont by the Rev. Marvin Gwinn.

Mr. Harrelson is survived by a son, Rodney W. Harrelson II of the home; his parents, Worth Harrelson of McClellanville, S.C., and Barbara B. Harrelson of Hardeeville, S.C.; and a brother, Bobby L. Barfield of Georgetown, S.C.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Floyd Funeral Services in Fairmont and at other times at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Evans, N.C. 904, Fairmont.

Miss Tracie L. Carter 

RED SPRINGS -- Miss Tracie Lynn Carter, 13, of Route 2 died Saturday.

Arrangements will be announced by Locklear & Son Funeral Home of Pembroke.

Mrs. Barbara J. Smith 

ROSEBORO -- Mrs. Barbara Jean Smith, 55, of Route 1, Box 39, died Sunday in her home.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Beaver Dam Baptist Church by the Revs. Mickey Yow and Daniel M. Gore. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband, Thurman L. Smith of the home; a daughter, Lori Smith of the home; a son, Michael H. Smith of the home; and her mother, Georgia B. Autry of Roseboro.

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

Miss Dorothy L. Dudley 

Miss Dorothy L. Dudley, 47, of 1163 Sleepy Hollow Drive, Fayetteville, formerly of Angier, died Saturday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Dafford Funeral Home chapel in Angier by Elder Ray Vango. Burial will be in Angier community cemetery.

Miss Dudley is survived by two sons, Walter L. Dudley and Anthony R. Dudley, both of Fayetteville; four sisters, Emma L. Smith, Nellie M. Zimmerman and Frances L. Elliott, all of Lillington, and Eloise Dudley of Fayetteville; a brother, John W. Dudley of Fayetteville; her grandmother, Sadie L. Pearson of Bennettsville, S.C.; and three grandchildren.

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

Norman Campbell 

SEVEN LAKES -- Norman Campbell, 76, of Seven Lakes died Saturday in Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

He was a merchant Marine during World War II and retired after 25 years as a designer engineer for General Electric in Burlington, Vt.

A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Southern Pines by Father James Franklin. Arrangements are being handled by Boles Funeral Home and Crematory.

Mr. Campbell is survived by his wife, Louise A. Campbell; two daughters, Patricia W. Caron of Chesapeake, Va., and Lynda A. Dawkins of Lakeview; a son, Kenneth F. Campbell of Duncanville, Texas; a brother, Richard Campbell of Grass Valley, Calif.; and five grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Seven Lakes EMS, 969 Seven Lakes North, West End, N.C. 27376, or to a favorite charity.

Samuel F. Williams 

PINEHURST -- Samuel Francis Williams, 72, of 194 Brookside Road died Saturday in his home.

He retired after 37 years from the U.S. Postal Service.

The funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Simon Funeral Home in Southern Pines by the Rev. Larry Russell. Burial will be in Calverton National Cemetery in Calverton, N.Y.

Mr. Williams is survived by his wife, Dorothea “Mamie” Williams of the home; three daughters, Hilda Copes and Saundra Allen, both of Bronx, N.Y., and Charlene Shelton of the home; two sons, Derrick Williams of Bronx, and Carl Payne of Manhattan, N.Y.; two sisters, Synola Williams and Marlena Forester, both of Bronx; five brothers, Christopher Williams, Kendall Williams, Donzell Williams, Tyrell Williams and Bertel Williams, all of Bronx; 20 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Alvin M. Sands 

Alvin M. Sands, 24, of Fayetteville died Sunday in Duke University Medical Center in Durham.

Arrangements will be announced by H.M. Colvin Funeral Home.

Freddie Murphy Jr. 

CLINTON -- Freddie Murphy Jr., 21, of 1110 Renfrow Road died Sunday in Wayne Memorial Hospital.

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

Kenneth DuFour 

SANFORD -- Kenneth DuFour, 76, of 1700 Phillips Drive died Saturday in Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Durham.

He was a veteran of World War II and a member of First Presbyterian Church.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in First Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Carl Rush. Arrangements are being handled by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home.

Mr. DuFour is survived by his wife, June V. DuFour; two daughters, Nancy J. Ellis of Sanford and Carol D. Bauman of Spartanburg, S.C.; a brother, Arthur DuFour Jr. of Hudson, Fla.; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 203 Hawkins Ave., Sanford, N.C. 27330, or to Lee County Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 981, Sanford, N.C. 27331.

Mrs. Marcella L. Boyce 

Mrs. Marcella L. Boyce, 74, of 2218 Meadow Road, Fayetteville, died Friday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday in LaFayette Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in Lafayette Memorial Park.

Mrs. Boyce is survived by her husband, Joseph W. Boyce of the home; two daughters, Debora S. Boyce of Beaufort and Sandra Beasley of Newport; a son, Joseph W. Boyce of Greenville; a sister, Dottie Gough of California; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at the funeral home.

Samual A. Melvin 

ST. PAULS -- Samual A. Melvin of Route 1 died Saturday in Craven Nursing Home in Durham.

Arrangements will be announced by L.E. Floyd Funeral Home.

Ambrose ‘A.B.’ Bullard Jr. 

CHADBOURN -- Ambrose Bert “A.B.” Bullard Jr., 76, of 1471 Broadway Road died Sunday in New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.

He was a veteran of World War II.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Worthington Funeral Home by the Rev. James H. Godwin. Burial will be in Chadbourn Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. Bullard is survived by his wife, Gussie N. Bullard; four sons, Charles E. Bullard and Phillip W. Bullard, both of Chadbourn, Anthony “Tony” Bullard of Sapulpa, Okla., and Ambrose K. Bullard of Knightdale; two brothers, Paul Bullard of Fort Washington, Md., and Thomas Bullard of Astor, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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


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