Miscellaneous New Hanover County, North Carolina Obituaries
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Obituaries published July 14, 1997

James T. Fitzgerald
RAEFORD -- Retired Sgt. 1st Class James Thomas Fitzgerald, 71, of 7336 Pittman Grove Church Road died Wednesday.
Mr. Fitzgerald was an Army veteran of World War II, and the Vietnam and Korean wars. He was a former instructor for the Army Education Center and Fayetteville Technical Community College, and was a farmer.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. E. Glen Holt. Burial with full military honors will be in Arlington National Cemetery.
Mr. Fitzgerald is survived by his wife, Edith J. Fitzgerald of Raeford; three daughters, Dianne Martin-Pridgen of Wilmington, Candice Swinson of Burgaw and Angela F. Gaines of Dallas; five brothers, Edward Fitzgerald and Joseph Fitzgerald, both of Dushore, Pa., William Fitzgerald of Fayetteville, Patrick Fitzgerald of Reno, Nev., and Peter Fitzgerald of Grant Hill, Pa.; three sisters, Celia Lapinsky of Wilmington, Catherine Muller of Dushore and Theresa Fitzgerald of Baltimore; and five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8:30 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shamrock Endowment, care of Fayetteville Technical Community College, 2201 Hill Road, Fayetteville, N.C. 28303.

Ms. Sandra G. Cole
BROADWAY -- Ms. Sandra Gail Cole, 42, of Route 1 died Saturday in UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
Arrangements will be announced by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home of Sanford.

Charles R. Humphrey
Charles R. Humphrey, 68, of Fayetteville died Saturday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
Arrangements will be announced by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.

Mrs. Marie E. Nielsen
Mrs. Marie Evelyn Nielsen, 96, of 1823 Stockton Drive, Fayetteville, died Sunday in Highland House Nursing Home.
Arrangements will be announced by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.

Mrs. Daisy T. Barrow
FAIRMONT -- Mrs. Daisy Turner Barrow, 87, of 4659 Stone Road died Sunday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.
She was a retired nurse and a homemaker.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Floyd Funeral Services.
Mrs. Barrow is survived by a daughter, Densel J. Jacquez of Muskogee, Okla.; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Mrs. Theda M. Hall
GRAY’S CREEK -- Mrs. Theda Mae Hall, 69, of Route 7, Box 196, Fayetteville, died Saturday in LenCare Nursing Home.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Mount Vernon Baptist Church by the Rev. John Eure. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Hall is survived by two sons, Joel R. Hall and Samuel C. Hall, both of Gray’s Creek; three step-grandchildren; and one step-great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Rogers & Breece Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mount Vernon Baptist Church, Gray’s Creek, N.C.

Fester C. Thompson
LUMBERTON -- Fester Cle Thompson, 72, of 106 Powell St. died Friday in his home.
He was a brick mason, a former member of the Lumberton Police Department and a member of Sandy Grove Baptist Church.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Sandy Grove Baptist Church by the Rev. Otis Pelham. Burial will be in Elizabeth Heights Cemetery.
Mr. Thompson is survived by his wife, Pearly Thompson of the home; three daughters, Jackie V. Cotton of Mitchellville, Md., Hilda J. Canery of Suitland, Md., and Yovonne T. Thompson of Wheaton, Md.; three sons, Billy F. Thompson of Chapel Hill, Eric L. Thompson of Fayetteville and Duwayne D. Thompson of Atlanta; two sisters, Novella T. Whitted of Lumberton and Arnetha T. Robinson of Fayetteville; three brothers, Lawrence H. Thompson, Linsen L. Thompson and Wakefield T. Thompson, all of Durham; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The public will be received Tuesday from 2 to 7 p.m. at Central Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

Mrs. Cora F. Clark
Mrs. Cora Fine Clark, 72, of Fayetteville died Sunday in Village Green Nursing Center.
The funeral will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in Rogers & Breece Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. T.J. Fulk. Burial will be in Lafayette Memorial Park.
Mrs. Clark is survived by two daughters, Billie Land of Stafford, Va., and Mary Culbreth of Fayetteville; two sons, James B. Clark of Oak Ridge and William H. Clark III of Fayetteville; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home.

Leslie D. Surles
DUNN -- Leslie D. Surles, 60, of Parrish Nursing Home died Saturday in Good Hope Hospital in Erwin.
Arrangements will be announced by Dafford Funeral Home.

Donald D. Cox
SANFORD -- Donald Dexter Cox, 49, of 1135 Swann Station Road died Sunday in Duke University Medical Center in Durham.
He was a mail carrier and a farmer.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Broadway United Methodist Church by the Rev. Douglas Currin. Burial will be in Broadway town cemetery.
Mr. Cox is survived by his wife, Barbara A. Cox; a daughter, Nikki C. Godfrey of Cameron; son, Joseph M. Cox of the home; a sister, Jeanette Holder of Broadway; and a brother, Edward Cox of Deep River.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Broadway United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 87, Broadway, N.C. 27505, or to the American Cancer Society, BB&T Building, 503 Carthage St., Sanford, N.C. 27330.

Mrs. Martha W. Rowland
Mrs. Martha Wheeler Rowland, 73, of 1073 Trade St., Fayetteville, died Saturday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Cumberland Church of God by the Revs. Paul Keeter, Johnny Rivera and Renee Sanders. Burial will be in Adcox Cemetery.
Mrs. Rowland is survived by her husband, the Rev. William Rowland; a daughter, Denise McKinley of Fayetteville; a son, Douglas Rowland of Stedman; a brother, Haywood Wheeler of Fayetteville; and five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Reeves Funeral Home in Hope Mills.

Samuel H. Cain
BLADENBORO -- Samuel Hudson Cain, 13, of Bladenboro died Saturday in UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
He was a rising freshman at Bladenboro High School.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Sandy Grove Baptist Church by the Revs. Robert Carter and Robert Boone. Burial will be in Bladen Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are being handled by Lewis Funeral Home.
Samuel is survived by his parents, William A. and Darlene J. Cain of the home; a brother, William H. Cain of the home; his maternal grandparents, the Rev. and Mrs. J.P. Jones of Tabor City; his paternal grandmother, Leta B. Cain of Bladenboro; and his maternal great-grandfather, William P. Pope of Angier.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the church.
Memorials may be made to Sandy Grove Baptist Church fellowship hall building fund, 8299 N.C. 242 south, Bladenboro, N.C. 28320.

Carl M. Ayers
ROWLAND -- Carl McGuire Ayers, 89, of Route 2 died Saturday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.
He was a farmer.
The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday in Gaskins Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. Ronald Cook. Burial will be in the Ayers family cemetery.
Among Mr. Ayers survivors are several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Eva D. Currie
RED SPRINGS -- Mrs. Eva Dunn Currie, 80, of 416 Edinborough St. died Sunday in her home.
She was a beautician for 63 years.
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Antioch Presbyterian Church by the Rev. John Hinkle. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Currie is survived by a daughter, Catsy Stutts of Red Springs; three sons, Eddie Currie, Harold Currie and Billy Currie, all of Red Springs; a sister, Susie Coleman of Maxton; three brothers, D.E. “Buddy” Dunn Jr. and Bill Dunn, both of Maxton, and Jack Dunn of Fayetteville; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8:30 at Red Springs Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

Mrs. Lottie P. Coats
LILLINGTON -- Mrs. Lottie Parker Coats, 83, of Route 4 died Saturday in Good Hope Hospital in Erwin.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Sansom Community Church by the Rev. Jerome Pope. Burial will be in Erwin Memorial Park.
Mrs. Coats is survived by four daughters, Bessie Barefoot of Lillington, Kathy Wells and Gladys Barefoot, both of Coats, and Kathleen Ruffin of Benton, Ky.; four sons, Ricky Coats of Lillington, Charles Coats and Ray Coats, both of Coats, and Starling Coats Jr. of Kenly; two brothers, Clifton Hughes of Durham and Dennis Smith of Raeford; 34 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Price Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

Mrs. Mattie L. Bethea
SPRING LAKE -- Mrs. Mattie L. Bethea, 87, of Spring Lake, formerly of Trenton, N.J., died Sunday in Good Hope Hospital in Erwin.
Arrangements will be announced by Spring Lake Community Mortuary.

Earl B. Bass
CLINTON -- Earl Burlene Bass, 75, of Jasper Street died Sunday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home by the Rev. Morris Brown. Burial will be in Plain View Free Will Baptist Church cemetery.
Mr. Bass is survived by a brother, J.T. Bass of Denver; and five sisters, Obenell Westbrook and Judy Rich, both of Clinton, Maiebell Pierce of Magnolia, Alease Sanders of Zebulon, and Jean Harmon of Richmond, Va.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home and at other times at the home of Judy Rich, 1191 Matthis Road, Clinton.

Mrs. Lula H. Willis
ABERDEEN -- Mrs. Lula Hall Willis, 88, of Aberdeen died Saturday in Pinehurst Nursing Center.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Page Memorial United Methodist Church by the Rev. William Witt Jr. Burial will be in Bethesda Cemetery.
Mrs. Willis is survived by three daughters, Jackie W. Monroe of Southern Pines, Carol W. Chandler of Silver Spring, Md., and Dorothy W. Coe of Lancaster, Calif.; three brothers, Frank Hall of Lancaster, S.C., LaFond Hall of Indian Trail and Ernest Hall of Wallace, S.C.; two sisters, Blanche H. Briggs of Magnolia, Dela., and Pearl H. Rivers of Aberdeen; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Powell Funeral Home in Southern Pines.
Memorials may be made to Page Memorial United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 695, Aberdeen, N.C. 28315.

Roger A. Earhart
WEST END -- Sgt. 1st Class Roger Allen Earhart, 33, of West End died Thursday.
The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday in JFK Chapel on Fort Bragg. Burial will be in the Main Post Cemetery on Fort Bragg.
Mr. Earhart is survived by his wife, Michelle H. Earhart; a son, Jacob A. Earhart of West End; a daughter, Ashlie E. Earhart of West End; his mother, Barbara Green of Sabula, Iowa; two sisters, Dawn Green of Chicago and Jenny Green of Sabula; a brother, Jason Green of Sabula; and his grandmother, Edith Earhart of Clinton, Iowa.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home in Southern Pines.

Lenard Scriven
LUMBER BRIDGE -- Lenard Scriven, 76, of 190 Payton Place died Sunday in his home.
Arrangements will be announced by Buie Funeral Home of Raeford.

Marvin L. Tucker
Marvin Leon Tucker, 47, of Route 1, Box 108-A2, Fayetteville, died Sunday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
Arrangements will be announced by Wiseman Mortuary.

Branson D. Autry
Branson D. Autry, 89, of 1009 Deep Creek Road, Fayetteville, died Thursday in Columbia Highsmith-Rainey Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Wiseman Mortuary chapel by the Rev. Mary Kinder. Burial will be in Cumberland Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Autry is survived by his wife, Eva Autry of the home; a son, Willie Melvin of Fayetteville; a daughter, Melbia Lewis of Fayetteville; a sister, Mascella West of Salemburg; and two grandchildren.
The public will be received today from 1 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Joseph H. Adee
ABERDEEN -- Joseph Harry Adee, 76, of Aberdeen died Sunday in his home.
He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Bethesda Cemetery by the Rev. Hubert Michael.
Mr. Adee is survived by his wife, Connie S. Adee; three daughters, Linda Garner and Teresa Marley, both of Robbins, and Joann Hook of Pennsylvania; six sons, Michael Adee of Virginia, Thomas Adee of Pinebluff, Mark Adee of Robbins, James Adee of Pennsylvania, and Chad Adee and Tad Adee, both of Aberdeen; two sisters, Patsy Kroemung of Florida and Mary Meggesion of Del Ray Beach, Fla.; 20 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home in Southern Pines.
Memorials may be made to Sandhills Hospice, P.O. Box 1956, Pinehurst, N.C. 28370, or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 951, Southern Pines, N.C. 28388.

Obituaries published July 15, 1997

Mrs. Estelle P. Batts
DUNN -- Mrs. Estelle Proctor Batts, 83, of 106 Joy St. died Monday in Rocky Mount.
She was retired from Morganite and sold Avon for 20 years.
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Westfield Baptist Church by the Revs. Steve Pegram and Frank Neville. Burial will be in Devotional Gardens.
Mrs. Batts is survived by a daughter, Jean Brewer of Tarboro; two sons, Ray Batts and Bill Batts, both of Dunn; a brother, Joe Proctor of Rocky Mount; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Price Funeral Home in Erwin and at other times at the home of Ray Batts, N.C. 421, Dunn.

James F. Wyatt
PINEHURST -- James F. Wyatt, 78, of Pinehurst died Thursday in his home.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II and worked for The Hartford Insurance Group for 42 years.
A memorial service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday in Boles Funeral Home in Seven Lakes. Burial will follow.
Mr. Wyatt is survived by his wife, Patricia D. Wyatt; a son, James F. Wyatt of Lexington, S.C.; a daughter, Deborah W. Wing of Reading, Mass.; and five grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sandhills Hospice, P.O. Box 1956, Pinehurst, N.C. 28374, or to the St. John’s Episcopal Church, New Hartford, Conn. 06057.

Mrs. Sandra G. Cole
BROADWAY -- Mrs. Sandra Gail Cole, 40, of Route 1 died Sunday in UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. today in Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home chapel in Sanford. Burial will be in Holly Springs Baptist Church cemetery.
Mrs. Cole is survived by a daughter, Christy Sloan of Broadway; her mother, Mary L. Dowd of Broadway; a brother, Ronald F. Sloan of Broadway; three sisters, Alberta Wilson and Deborah Perez, both of Broadway, and Patricia Morris of Lillington; and two grandchildren.

Mrs. Barbara C. Herndon
LAUREL HILL -- Mrs. Barbara K. Caulder Herndon, 47, of 9801 Old Wire Road died Sunday.
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Laurel Hill Pentecostal Holiness Church by the Rev. Mike Porter. Burial will be in Hillside Memorial Park.
Mrs. Herndon is survived by her husband, Tommy Herndon of Laurel Hill; two daughters, Leslie H. Norton and Paula H. Hicks, both of Laurel Hill; two sons, Christopher M. Giddens of Winston-Salem and David Herndon of the home; three sisters, Shirley C. Ray of Laurel Hill, Laura C. Tyler of Laurinburg and Sara C. Hinson of Charlotte; a brother, Larry M. Caulder of Laurel Hill; and six grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at McDougald Funeral Home.

Mrs. Roxie R. Lennon
WHITEVILLE -- Mrs. Roxie R. Lennon, 90, of 1243 Frank Baldwin Road died Friday in Columbus County Hospital.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today in Welches Creek Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. Thurman L. Chestnutt. Burial will be in Welches Creek Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Peoples Funeral Home.
Mrs. Lennon is survived by a son, Marshall Rouse of Whiteville; a foster daughter, Bernice Rouse of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and 18 grandchildren.

Ms. Josephine Howell
LAURINBURG -- Ms. Josephine Howell, 80, of Century Care Nursing Home died Monday.
She was a retired textile worker.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Hillside Memorial Park by the Rev. Howard Harding. Arrangements are being handled by Butler Funeral Service.

Miss Ester L. Moore
WHITE OAK -- Miss Ester Lee Moore, 21, of Route 1, Box 251, River Road, died Saturday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday in First Baptist Church in Bladenboro by the Rev. Gregory Taylor. Burial will be in Brooklyn Cemetery in Bladenboro.
Miss Moore is survived by a daughter, Tayana Moore of the home; her parents, Jesse J. and Minnie C. Moore of White Oak; a brother, James Moore of White Oak; and her grandmother, Viola Wright of Fayetteville.
The family will receive friends today from 2 to 6 p.m. at F.W. Newton & Sons Mortuary in Elizabethtown.

Mrs. Zelma R. Ransom
BLADENBORO -- Mrs. Zelma Robinson Ransom, 88, of Bladenboro died Sunday in Waccamaw Village Rest Home in Lake Waccamaw.
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. today in New Center Baptist Church by the Rev. George Langley. Burial will be in Meadows Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Lewis-Bowen Funeral Home.
Mrs. Ransom is survived by a son, Buddy Ransom of Bladenboro; a daughter, Joan Meutsch of Buffalo, N.Y.; a brother, W.L. Robinson of Clarkton; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

John W. Hicks
WILLARD -- John Willis Hicks, 91, of 1727 Buckhorne Road died Friday in Bryan Center in Wallace.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Lake Chapel Baptist Church by the Rev. Moore. Burial will be in Roseville Cemetery.
Mr. Hicks is survived by five daughters, Edna Teachey and Lossie Irvin, both of Philadelphia, Mary Hughes of Durham, Garnetta Merritt of Portsmouth, Va., and Alma Lee of Willard; five sons, Willie Hicks of Philadelphia, John F. Hicks of Harrells, George W. Hicks and Kenneth Hicks, both of Newport News, Va., and James T. Hicks of Burgaw; two sisters, Mary Fleming of Henderson and Ann Malone of Union, N.J.; 39 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at Carter Funeral Home in Garland.

James L. Bordeaux
GARLAND -- James Luther Bordeaux, 48, of 778 Lamb Road died Sunday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.
Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Carter Funeral Home.
Mr. Bordeaux is survived by his wife, Clair Bordeaux; a son, Eric Bordeaux of Garland; a daughter, Sarah Carter of Elizabethtown; his mother, Maebell F. Bordeaux of Garland; four brothers, William T. Faircloth of Wilmington, and Neal Bordeaux, Lloyd Bordeaux and Charlie Bordeaux, all of Garland; and a sister, Beatty L. Johnson of Parkersburg.

Neil A. Brewer
ST. PAULS -- Neil Archie Brewer, 92, of Mary C. Road died Friday in his home.
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. today in Floyd Memorial chapel by the Revs. Buck Bowen, Jimmy Hammonds, Glassie Locklear and Brother Tony Lowery. Burial will be in Oxendine Cemetery.
Mr. Brewer is survived by his wife, Ollie B. Brewer of the home; three sons, Neil R. Brewer and Lesley R. Brewer, both of Shannon, and Carlton R. Brewer of St. Pauls; three daughters, Barbara A. Emanuel of the home, Erma N. Strickland of Lumberton and Andrea Brewer of St. Pauls; 19 foster children; 27 grandchildren; 27 foster grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; one great-foster-grandchild; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Elvie M. Nunnery
CARTHAGE -- Mrs. Elvie M. Nunnery, 90, of Carthage died Monday in Pinelake Health Center.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in First Baptist Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Stuart Gordon. Burial will be in Cross Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Nunnery is survived by two daughters, Bertha Baugess and Ann Key, both of Carthage; two sons, Bill Nunnery of Sanford and Carl Nunnery of Carthage; two sisters, Mary Brady of Bennett and Burline Green of Star; 21 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Fry-Prickett Funeral Home.

Mrs. Thestis S. Stone
LUMBERTON -- Mrs. Thestis S. Stone, 87, of Williamson Family Care died Monday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
Arrangements will be announced by Biggs Funeral Home.

Charles Jackson
RALEIGH -- Charles Jackson, 72, of Raleigh, formerly of Fayetteville, died Monday in his home.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Mitchell Funeral Home chapel. Entombment will be in Raleigh Memorial Park Mausoleum. Arrangements are being handled by Mitchell Funeral Home and Crematory.
Mr. Jackson is survived by his wife, Lois Jackson; two daughters, Pat Limbo of Raleigh and Lynn Coley of Holly Springs; two brothers, Mack Jackson of Wake Forest and John Jackson of Salisbury; two sisters, Ruth Huff and Dorothy Courtney, both of Beaufort; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Miss Dorothy J. Powers
SANFORD -- Miss Dorothy Jeanette Powers, 43, of Sanford died Sunday.
Arrangements will be announced by Smith Funeral Home of Broadway.

Charles R. Humphrey
Retired Army Master Sgt. Charles Ransom Humphrey, 68, of Fayetteville died Saturday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
A graveside service with full military honors will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Sandhills Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.
Mr. Humphrey is survived by his wife, Elfriede S. Humphrey of Fayetteville; a son, Maj. Friedbert J. Humphrey of Stuttgart, Germany; six sisters, Frances Scullin and Wava Prugger, both of Syracuse, N.Y., Hazel Davenport of Gulf Breeze, Fla., Shirley Sticht of Baldwinsville, N.Y., Emma Nash of Bellflower, Calif., and Dorothy Herrington of Hickory; and three brothers, Donald Humphrey of Constantia, N.Y., William Humphrey of Anchorage, Alaska, and Walter Humphrey of Central Square, N.Y.

Charles E. Rawlings
Retired Army Master Sgt. Charles Edward Rawlings, 57, of 1640 Sweetgum Circle, Fayetteville, died Friday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday in First Baptist Church in Spring Lake by the Rev. Gregory Carroll. Burial will be in the Main Post Cemetery on Fort Bragg. Arrangements are being handled by Reeves Funeral Home of Hope Mills.
Mr. Rawlings is survived by his wife, Nancy K. Rawlings; four daughters, Romesa Brooks of Hawaii, Christina Rawlings of Virginia Beach, Va., Tanya Acoue of Atlanta and Katie Basquez of Fayetteville; two sons, Johnathan Rawlings and Uriah Rawlings, both of the home; his mother, Mabel J. Rawlings of Memphis, Tenn.; a brother, John Rawlings of Memphis; and six grandchildren.

Mrs. Rena A. Parrish
Mrs. Rena Aline Parrish, 77, of Fayetteville died Monday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
Arrangements will be announced by Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.

Mrs. Patricia S. Osegueda
PARKTON -- Mrs. Patricia Sealey Osegueda, 48, of 99 Carol Arnette St. died Monday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.
There will be a private funeral service.
Mrs. Osegueda is survived by her husband, Joseph Osegueda; a daughter, Michelle Braden of Parkton; a son, Joseph Osegueda of Parkton; her parents, William and Burnette Sealey of Parkton; two brothers, Donald Sealey and John Sealey, both of St. Pauls; a sister, Vicki Davidson of Fayetteville; and one grandson.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Reeves Funeral Home in Hope Mills and at other times at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Sealey, 497 W. Parkton, Tobermory Road, Parkton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Duke Children’s Hospital, care of Duke University Medical Center, Box 3961, Durham, N.C. 27710.

Michael D. Pannell
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Michael D. Pannell, 28, of 404 Bahama Court, Fayetteville, died July 8.
The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the 82nd Division South Chapel on Fort Bragg by Chaplain Schaefer. Burial with full military honors will be in the Main Post Cemetery on Fort Bragg. Arrangements are being handled by LaFayette Funeral Home.
Mr. Pannell is survived by his wife, Lisa Pannell of the home; three sons, Brandon Pannell, Jeffery Pannell and Joshua Pannell, all of the home; his mother, Linda Pannell of Oregon; his father, Douglas Berg of Minnesota; his stepfather, Paul Pannell of Minnesota; a brother, Justin Berg of Minnesota; and his maternal grandmother, Loraine Barfuss of Oregon.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the home.

Fred C. Williamson
BLADENBORO -- Fred Curtis Williamson, 36, of 117 Taylor Road died Saturday.
Arrangements are being handled by Lewis-Bowen Funeral Home.
Mr. Williamson is survived by three brothers, David Taylor of the home, and Donald Williamson and Allen Haidegger, both of Hope Mills; and four sisters, Kay Barefoot, Anita Haidegger and Regina English, all of Hope Mills, and Patricia Williamson of Decatur, Ga.
The family will receive friends today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the home.

Lacy L. Raynor
Lacy Larry Raynor, 53, of Route 9, Box 443, Fayetteville, died Friday in Columbia Highsmith-Rainey Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Fallen Run Baptist Church by the Rev. T.W. Campbell. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Raynor is survived by his wife, Mary C. Raynor of the home; three daughters, Juanette D. McKinnon, Jonathan R. Raynor and Sharlene B. Raynor, all of Fayetteville; a son, Lacy A. Raynor of Germany; three sisters, Gladys Gilmore, Lorena McMillan and Geneva Williams, all of Fayetteville; a brother, Robert Raynor of Fayetteville; a stepbrother, Eugene Ryals of Fayetteville; and seven grandchildren.
The public will be received today from 1 to 8 p.m. at Wiseman Mortuary.

Marvin L. Tucker
Marvin L. Tucker, 47, of Route 1, Box 108-A2, Fayetteville, died Sunday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday in Welfare Baptist Church in Anderson, S.C. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Tucker is survived by a daughter, Latosha Alford of Fayetteville; his father, Willie A. Tucker Sr. of Anderson; his stepmother, Gennette Tucker of Anderson; three brothers, Melvin Tucker, Willie Tucker Jr. and Douglas Tucker, all of Anderson; and four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Wiseman Mortuary.

Kitric S. Reeves
Kitric Shavoy Reeves, 23, of 415 Chatham St., Fayetteville, died Monday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
Arrangements will be announced by Wiseman Mortuary.

Willie Martin Jr.
Willie Martin Jr., 29, of 6494 Pleasant St., Fayetteville, died July 9 in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Paye Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in Northside Cemetery.
Mr. Martin is survived by his father, Willie Martin Sr. of the home; his mother, Christine Merriweather of Miami; two sisters, Lawanda Merriweather and Pamela Merriweather, both of Miami; and two brothers, Clifford Merriweather of Miami and Lieris Phillips of Upper Malboro, Md.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at the funeral home.

Mrs. Jacqueline L. Baker
Mrs. Jacqueline Lee Baker, 57, of 622 Covey Drive, Fayetteville, died Sunday.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. today in Reeves Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. Mary Baker.
Mrs. Baker is survived by her husband, Jackie Baker; a daughter, Lorrie Hernandez of Stedman; two sons, Michael D. Bunce of the home and Reese Bunce Jr. of Fayetteville; her mother, Rosa N. Lee of Fayetteville; two sisters, Rachel Forrest of Fayetteville and Ann McHargue of Valdosta, Ga.; two brothers, Charles Lee of Fayetteville and Lloyd Lee of San Jose, Calif.; and three grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 7 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jacqueline Lee Baker Fund, 622 Covey Drive, Fayetteville, N.C. 28314.

Miss Vivian A. Stephens
Miss Vivian A. Stephens, 45, of Fayetteville, formerly of Lumberton, died Sunday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
Arrangements will be announced by Maultsby & Sons Funeral Home of Lumberton.
The family will receive friends at the home of Jennifer Stephens, 511 Hilton Heights Apartments, Lumberton.

 

 
 

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