Monday, July 21, 2014

Laytosha Readdy McNair

Laytosha Readdy McNair, 35, of 233 Twin Creek Dr., Raeford died Wednesday as the result of an automobile accident in Fayetteville.
She was born September 1, 1978 in Cumberland County. She is survived by her parents Julius and Vernella Handon Anderson of Raeford; one son, Gabriel McNair of the home; and two sisters, Deshanda Readdy and Allonease Readdy of Raeford.
The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Cape Fear Conference B Headquarters, 10225 Fayettevillle Road, Raeford. Burial will follow in the Cumberland Memorial Gardens, Fayetteville.
Visitation will be Tuesday, from 3-7 p.m. at the Powerhouse of Love and Faith, Inc., 4919 Murchison Road, Fayetteville. The family will receive friends at other times at the residence where they will assemble in preparation for the funeral procession. Arrangements are by the Haskins Funeral Home, Goldsboro.

Elizabeth M. Brown

Elizabeth Matthis Brown, 85, of Red Springs, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.
She was born in Sampson County on May 26, 1929 to the late Byrant Newkirk Matthis and Manie Clyde Knowles Matthis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Neill Shaw Brown. She was a public school teacher of 34 years in Sampson and Robeson County schools before retiring. She was an active lifelong member and former moderator of Red Hill Universalist Church.
She is survived by her daughter Sheila Brown Evans of Red Springs; a grandson Patrick Chrisjohn Evans III of Red Springs; a sister Anita Ann Matthis Merritt of Wilmington; and several special cousins, nieces and nephews, many lifelong friends and her recliner buddy, Rufus.
The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Red Hill Universalist Church 7031 Taylor's Bridge Highway Clinton.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Red Hill Universalist Church 7031 Taylor's Bridge Highway, Clinton, NC 28328.
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com.

Hazel Harrell

Hazel Marie Tutor Harrell, 84, of Raeford, died July 19, 2014 at Open Arms Retirement Center.
She was born April 11, 1930 in Harnett County to the late Edgar Tutor and Lula Tyndall Tutor. She is preceded in death by her husband Robert Lee (Bob) Harrell. She was a member of Raeford First Baptist Church.
She is survived by her son, Robert L. Harrell, Jr. (Yvonne) of Southern Pines; her daughter Lynne H. Madden (Mark) of Lumberton; her brother Donald Tutor of Hope Mills; her sister Sara T. Grinstead (Jake) of Orlando, Florida; four grandchildren, Mandy Luck (Jonathan) Lesley Craven ( Josh), Jessica Lewis ( Brian), Morgan Madden; and two great- grandchildren, Cullen Craven and Landry Craven.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday, July 21, 2014 at Crumpler Funeral Home 131 Harris Ave. Raeford.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Raeford First Baptist Church, 333 North Main Street Raeford with the Rev. Tom Lee officiating. Interment will be in the Raeford Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Raeford First Baptist Church, 333 North Main Street Raeford, NC 28376.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Laytosha R. McNair

Laytosha Readdy McNair, 35 of 233 Twin Creek Dr., Raeford died Wednesday as the result of an automobile accident in Fayetteville.
She was born September 1, 1978 to Julius and Vernella Handon Anderson in Cumberland County.
Survivors are: her parents; one son, Gabriel McNair of the home; two sisters, Deshanda Readdy and Allonease Readdy of Raeford.
The funeral will be held Wednesday, July 23 at at 2PM at the Cape Fear Conference B Headquarters, Raeford. Burial will follow in the Cumberland Memorial Gardens, Fayetteville.
Visitation Tuesday, from 3PM until 7PM at the Powerhouse of Love and Faith, Inc., Fayetteville. The family will receive friends at other times at the residence where they will assemble in preparation for the funeral procession. Arrangements are by the Haskins Funeral Home, Goldsboro. 


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Wilma J. Monroe

Minister Wilma Jane Monroe, of Raeford, died recently.
Survivors are: children, Charles, Henrey, Donnie and Lynwood; 15 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Saturday, July 19 at 2 p.m. in St. Mary's Holiness Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held today, July 18 from noon to 7 p.m. at Crumpler Funeral Home in Red Springs with the family present from 6 to 7 p.m.

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Sunday, July 13, 2014

Evie Blake

Evie Merle Bowman Blake, age 80, died Saturday, July 12, 2014 at First Health Hospice House in Pinehurst.
She was born in Dale County, Alabama on March 21, 1934, to the late William Littleberry Bowman and Clara Belle Morris Bowman. She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace T. Blake. She was a member of Celebration of Praise Church of God in Raeford.
Survivors are a son, Dale B. Blake and his wife Tammi of Raeford; a daughter, Sharon B. Branch and her husband Randy of Raeford; a stepdaughter, Barbara J. Blake of Virginia Beach, Virginia; two brothers, James Bowman and his wife Glenda of Dothan, Alabama and Billy Bowman and his wife Pat of Ozark, Alabama; three sisters, Helen Brown of Morris, AL, Voncile Senn of Newton, Alabama, and Bettie Dietz and her husband Jim of Ozark, Alabama; four grandchildren, David Shane Herring of Raeford, Natasha Beard and her husband Shelton of Red Springs; Kevin Jackson of Raeford, and Gerri Jackson of Raeford; five great-grandchildren, Shelton Lee Beard II, Briana Beard and Nevaeh Beard all of Red Springs, and Katie Grace Herring and Lathan M. Herring both of Raeford
Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. on Monday, July 14, 2014 at Crumpler Funeral Home in Raeford.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Celebration of Praise Church of God with the Rev. Jerry Edge officiating. Burial will follow in the Raeford Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to the American Diabetes Association.
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com.

Frances W. Autry

Frances Woolley Autry died peacefully in Raeford on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 92 years of age. She was known for her paintings, for her cooking, and for her love of travel.
Born in Vass on January 21, 1922, she was preceded in death by parents were James and Lena Reynolds, and her brothers Bill, Cecil and Herbert Reynolds. She was married and widowed by John Willis Ragan of Fayetteville and John W. Woolley of Red Bank, New Jersey.
She is survived by her husband, Corbett Autry of Lumber Bridge; her daughter Mary Frances Powers and her husband Jim of Mattawan, New Jersey; her son Donald Woolley and his wife Britt of Durham; her stepchildren Kathy and Delone Autry of Raleigh; grandchildren Michael Powers and his wife Heather of Indiana, Pennsylvania and Kenneth Powers of Queens, New York; sister-in-law Louise Reynolds of Raeford; niece Martha R. Parks and her husband Ray of Fayetteville; nephew Mike Reynolds and his wife Vickie of Aberdeen; great grandchildren Lucy, Laila, and Henry; grand nieces and nephews, Elizabeth, Melissa, Jennifer, Tony and Chris; and great grand nieces and nephews Hailey, Abby, Lauren, Austin, and Ryan.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Greenwood Cemetery, Dunn, with the Rev. Shuford White officicating. Family will receive friends following the service at the graveside.
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Elizabeth W. Stone

Elizabeth Warren Stone of Raeford died Friday July 11, 2014 at the age of 94.
She was born in Hoke County on May 14, 1920 to the late Marion and Annie McFadyen Warren. She was preceded in death by her husband Harold E. Stone, Sr. She was a member of the Raeford Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by her sons, Dr. Harold E. Stone, Jr. of St. Johns, Florida and Robert W. Stone of Palm Bay, Florida.
A graveside memorial service will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at the Raeford Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service at the graveside.
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

William F. (Rick) Dinkins

William Frederic (Rick) Dinkins, age 62, of 6205 Scarlett Drive, Mebane formerly of Fayetteville, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at his home.
He was born in Atascosa County, Texas on September 1, 1951. He was employed with LL Vann Electric in Raleigh. He was preceded in death by his brother John Gillis Dinkins.He was raised in a missionary family and grew up in Brazil.
Survivors are his wife, Mary Adams Dinkins of Mebane; two daughters, Wendy Ray of Hillsborough, and Candida Nance of Mebane; his parents, Rev. Frederic and Frances Gillis Dinkins both of Fayetteville; one sister, Ruth Dinkins of Fayetteville; and five grandchildren that he adored.
Visitation will be held 12-2 p.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Galatia Presbyterian Church.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Galatia Presbyterian Church with the REv. Shuford White officiating. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to UNC Hospital 101 Manning Dr. CB 7211 Chapel Hill NC 27599 Attn: Abdominal Transplant
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com.

James A. Thomas Jr

James A. Thomas Jr., 87, of 644 Dockery Road, died Sunday, July 6, 2014.
Survivors are: wife, Mary; children, Mary Long, Jane Smith and Vernice; sisters, Arden Allen and Joyce Wilson; brother, Carroll Thomas; five grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Friday, July 11 at 1 p.m. in Cape Fear Conference B Headquarters Church in Raeford. Burial will be in Highland Biblical Gardens.
Visitation, will be held Thursday, July 10 from 1 to 7 p.m. at Buie Funeral Home in Raeford.

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Eva B Pait

Eva Bounds Pait, age 93 died July 4, 2014 at Wilkes Regional Medical Center. She was a resident of The Villages of Wilkes, North Wilksboroformerly of Red Springs.

 She was born on April 5, 1921 in the Antioch Community of Hoke County to the late Lonnie L. Bounds and Edell Powell Bounds. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Red Springs. She retired from Liberty Manufacturing, in Red Springs as a bookkeeper.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her son Robert Douglas Pait of Whiteville, two sisters Alma B. Livingston and Isabelle B. McDonald, and three brothers Roscoe Bounds, Floyd Bounds, and L.D. Bounds all of Red Springs.

She is survived by her son, Frank J. Pait, III and wife Pauline Davis Pait of North Wilkesboro; five grandchildren, Frank J.Pait, IV and wife Sheila Foster Pait of Hickory, Jennifer B.Pait of Albemarle, Robert (Robby) D. Pait, Jr of Whiteville, Cindy P. Ward and Roderick Locklear of Lumberton, and Allison P. Ray and husband Chris of Whiteville; five great-grandchildren, Tyler D. Pait ,Baylor J. Pait both of Hickory, Derrick Nobles of Whiteville, And Kira Locklear and Noah Douglas Locklear both of Lumberton; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 11 a.m.-12pm Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at theRed Springs First Baptist Church.

The funeral will be at noon Tuesday, July 8, 2014 Red Springs First Baptist Church with Rev. Bradley Boberg officiating. Burial will be in the Antioch Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Services entrusted to Crumpler Funeral Home of Red Springs.


Friday, July 4, 2014

Howard A. McDougald

Howard Alexander McDougald of Raeford died Thursday, July 3, 2014 in UNC Chapel Hill Hospital, at the age of 90.
He was born July 19, 1923 in Hoke County to the late Daniel Alexander McDougald and Mary Virginia Gibson McDougald. He was also preceded in death by four sisters and two brothers.
He was a member of the Raeford United Methodist Church where he was in the Bob Lewis Sunday School Class. He was owner and operator of McDougald Service Station and McDougald Lawn Mower Service both in Raeford. He was an outstanding citizen in the community and was loved by many.
He is survived by his wife Isabelle Robertson McDougald of Raeford, a daughter Judith (Judy) Ann McDougald of Black Mt.; a granddaughter Holly McDougald McIntyre of Black Mt.; three sisters, Laura M. Sutton of Dallas, Texas, Margorie M. Carpenter of Fayetteville, and Helen M. Craver(Dan) of Bonita Springs, Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 2-3 p.m. Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Raeford United Methodist Church.
The funeral with be at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Raeford United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Stephen Castle officiating.
Interment will be in the Raeford Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to The Raeford United Methodist Church 308 North Main Street Raeford NC 28376.
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Ronald E. Miller

Ronald E. Miller, 61, of 1041 Loop Road, died Saturday, June 28, 2014.
Survivors are: wife, Shirley; son, Ronald Jr.; daughters, Kim, Yolanda and Suezette; stepsons, David, Leroy, Jerome, William and James; mother, Josephine; and siblings, Robert, Benjamin, Elaine and Corrine.
The funeral was held Wednesday, July 2 at 1 p.m. at Avery Chapel Church.

Linday Kay Herring

Linda Kay Herring, 56, died Monday, June 30, 2014 at FirstHealth Hospice House.
She leaves behind three sons, Kevin Spencer, Tim Spencer, and Jason Spencer; one daughter, Stephanie Spencer; her mother, Eunice Herring; two brothers, David Herring and Tony Herring; and 11 grandchildren, all of Raeford.
She was preceded in death by her father R.C. Herring, a brother Bobby Herring, and a sister Joann Harrell.
She was always kind, and forgiving to a fault. She was the very definition of what a southern woman is supposed to be, and always extended her hospitality to anyone we welcomed into her home. She was a simple woman, and valued simple things: love, family, country, and peace.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 2 at Crumpler Funeral Home, 133 Harris Avenue, Raeford.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 3 in Crumpler Funeral Home chapel with Pastor Roger Burns officiating. Burial will be in the Raeford Cemetery.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Robert J. Martin

Retired Army Lt. Col. Robert Joseph Martin, 92, of Raeford, died Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Survivors are: daughters, Maria Marston, Christina Peterson and Robin; sister, Dorothy Ross-Esbin; and 11 grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Monday, June 30 at 12:30 p.m. in St. Patrick Catholic Church. Burial will be in Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery in Spring Lake. Visitation, 11:30a.m. to 12:15 p.m. prior to the service at the church.
Rogers and Breece Funeral Home of Fayetteville