Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Hazel Hendrix

Hazel McMillan Hendrix of Raeford passed away Monday, April 17, 2017 in FirstHealth Moore Regional at the age of 81. 
She was born in Scotland County on July 30, 1935 to the late Gilbert Sellars McMillan and Alice Jordan McMillan. After leaving Laurel Hill, she worked at the former United Carolina Bank and farmed alongside her husband of over 64 years. She loved to cook for her family and friends who would often stop in at the farm to sample her generous lunches. She loved to garden and grow beautiful flowers. She was known for her monogramming and embroidery talents. She was a former Children's Sunday School Teacher and a member of the Koinonia Class for 20 years with perfect attendance at the Raeford United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her son, Kenneth Earl Hendrix and her brothers, Leroy McMillan, Hector McMillan, and Paul McMillan. 
She leaves behind her husband, Earl Hendrix; her children, Gary Hendrix and his wife, Lynn of Raeford, Tammie Coxe and her husband, Mack of Raeford; her grandchildren, William, Matthew, Evan, Sydney, John Arthur, Megan and Robert; and her great-grandchildren, Bailey, Hannah, & Stacy. 
Visitation will be held Wednesday from  6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Crumpler Funeral Home in Raeford. 
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Raeford United Methodist Church with the Rev. Brian Wingo officiating. Burial will be in the Highland Biblical Gardens. 
Memorials may be made to: Raeford United Methodist Church, 308 N. Main Street, Raeford, NC 28376
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com 

Monday, April 17, 2017

Shirley Miller

Shirley Jean Davis Miller, formerly of Raeford, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017 at the age of 78. 
She was born in Parkton on June 17, 1938 to the late William Milton Davis and Eva Mae Jordan Davis. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Donald Davis and Wayne Davis. She was a member of the Hope Mills Church of God. 
She leaves behind her husband of 63 years, Myrl Leon Miller of Fayetteville; her sons, John Wayne Miller (Teresa) of Aberdeen, Myrl Glenn Miller (Kelly) of Greensboro, William Leon Miller Sr. (Sherri) of Fayetteville; her brother, Sherman Davis of Fayetteville; her sister, Billie Mae Davis Kennedy of Fayetteville; her sisters-in-law,  Bonnie Davis and Betty Ruth Davis; six grandchildren, Leon Miller, Jr, (Diana Boyrd), Samantha Miller, Brandon Miller (Jocelyn) Christopher Miller (Kim) Casey Miller (Sara), and Seth Miller; and three great grandchildren, Justin Fogle, Alaina Miller and Briana Kelly
Visitation will be held at the Hope Mills Church of God, 4830 Cameron Rd, Hope Mills, NCon Wednesday, April 19th from 11am to 12:30 pm
The funeral is scheduled to begin at 12:30 in the church sanctuary following the visitation, with the Rev. Mike Wells and the Rev. Jimmy Lowery officiating. Burial will be in the Davis Family Cemetery in Davis Bridge. 
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com 

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Minnie Nixon

A memorial service for Minnie Nixon, who died March 6, 2017 will be held April 23, 2017 at Shiloh Presbyterian Church. Donations may be made to the church at P.O. Box 1496, Raeford, NC 28376

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Henry McInnis

Henry McInnis of Raeford went to be with his Lord and Saviour April 9, 2017 at the age of 90. 
He was born March 3, 1927 in Hoke County to the late Luther Alexander McInnis and Annie Pearl McGilvary McInnis. He was preceded in death by his daughter Lorna McInnis Keane. 
He is survived by his children Laurie Wallace and her husband Jeff of Raeford, Kara Doorn of Huizen, Holland, Annie McInnis Kearney and her husband Rock of Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas, and Henry McInnis and his wife Mary of Harlingen, Texas; his grandchildren Angela (Mike) Beckius, James Wallace, Amy Straka, Nick Keane, Phillip McInnis, Allison McInnis, and Ava Kearney; and two great-grandchildren, Payton Beckius and Hudson Beckius. He is survived by his wife Suzanne McInnis of Laguna Vista, Texas. 
Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Crumpler Funeral Home 131 Harris Ave. Raeford. 
The funeral will be at noon Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Dundarrach Community Church with Rev. Dr. Ray Harris, Pastor Michael Nelson and Bishop James Oscar Cunningham officiating with a visitation one hour prior to the service.
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com 

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Martin Jones

Martin "Marty" E. Jones of Raeford passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Autumn Care of Raeford at the age of 63. 
He was born July 28, 1953 in Moore County to the late Thomas Woodrow Jones and Kathleen McInnis Jones. He was also preceded in death by his wife Rebecca "Becky" Jones. 
He is survived by his son, Rick Jones of Raeford; 1 sister, Jenny J. Bishop and her husband Weldon of Dundarrach; 1 brother, Jerry Jones of Raeford; and 3 grandchildren, Avery, Carter, and Rylan. 
A visitation will be held 6-8pm Monday, April 10, 2017 at Crumpler Funeral Home 131 Harris Ave. Raeford, NC. 
A graveside service will be held 11:00 am Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Raeford Cemetery, officiated by Rev. Dr. Ray Harris. 
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com 

Friday, April 7, 2017

Billie Brown

Billie Elizabeth Rose Brown, 74, of Seagrove passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at FirstHealth Montgomery Memorial.
She was born in Hoke County to Carl William and Janie Elizabeth Thompson Rose. She was a member of Leach Road Holiness Church, a member of Star Chapter 111 Order of the Eastern Star, and was retired from Normans Rest Home, where she was the administrator/supervisor.
"Grandma Billie" is survived by her husband, Carl Winfred Brown, of the home; son, Kelsey Brown and wife, Deanne, of Troy; granddaughters, Lauren Brown of Troy, and Brittany Lemons (Jeremy) of Robbins; grandson, Alex Lemons (Emily), of Hillsborough; great-granddaughter, Lyla Monroe; and brother, Donnie Rose (Sue) of Wisconsin.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Phillips Funeral Home, 216 South Main Street, Star and other times at the home.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 9, 2017, at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Hubert McLeod and the Rev. Johnny Brown officiating. Interment will be in Biscoe Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Masonic Home for Children at Oxford, 600 College Street, Oxford, NC 27565.

Alma H. Barefoot

Alma Holt Barefoot of Raeford passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst at the age of 94. 
She was born in Cumberland County on March 27, 1923 to the late Walter B. Holt and Vennie Benson Holt. She is preceded in death by her husband Allen W. Barefoot and her son Billy Barefoot. . 
She was member of Hillcrest Baptist Church for 58 years. She was the owner and operator of the Alpine Mobile Home Trailer Park. 
She is survived by ,a son Lt. Col. Allen W. Barefoot, Jr. (Jane) of San Antonio, Texas; two daughters, Carolyn B. Rogers of Richmond, Virginia and Shirley B. Warfield of Raeford; a sister, Ida Florence Register of Fayetteville; 16 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 26 great-great-grandchildren; and a great-great-great-granddaughter.
A visitation will be held 4-6 Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Crumpler Funeral Home 131 Harris Ave. Raeford. 
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Hillcrest Baptist Church 2699 Hwy 401 Bus., Raeford, with Pastor Toby Neal officiating. 
Burial will be in Highland Biblical Gardens. 
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church, P.O. 1533 Raeford, NC 28376 
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com 

Jesse B. Miller

Jesse Bryan Miller 83, of Raeford passed away April 6, 2017 at Autumn Care of Fayetteville. 
He was born in Hoke County on July 20, 1933 to the late Jesse Vernon Miller and Maude Arnette Miller. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Charles Miller Sr., Frank Miller, Clifford Miller, Pauline Cumber, Joyce Griffin and Mary West. He was the organist for Philadelphus Presbyterian Church for 23 years. 
He is survived by his sister Patti Roberts and her husband James of Raeford, and several nieces and nephews. 
A memorial service will be held at a later date. 
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com 

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Linda Watson

Linda Mercer Watson of Raeford passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the age of 78. 
She was born April 22, 1938 in Robeson County to the late Edwin A. Mercer and Julia Hilburn Campbell. She was preceded in death by her husband James Watson and her sister Ann Mercer Barnett. 
She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church and was employed with the Raeford News-Journal before she retired. 
She is survived by her sons, Joel Blanton (Kim Wheeless) of Garner, and Barry Blanton (Janie) of Texas; daughters, Judith B. Quarles (Michael) of Monroe, Betsy Quinn (Shawn) of Tennessee, and Shannon Phelps (Jeff) of Raeford; sons, James Watson Jr. (Melody) of California, and Jeffrey Tommy Watson of Missouri; daughter, Stephanie W. Henderson of Raeford; 18 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren 
A visitation will be held 2-3 p.m. Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Hillcrest Baptist Church 2699 Hwy 401 Bus., Raeford. 
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Hillcrest Baptist Church. 
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to Hillcrest Baptist Church, 2699 Hwy 401 Bus, Raeford, NC 28376. 

Anna Clark

Anna Clark passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Baptist Medical Center Nassau. At the time of her death she was living in Fernandina Beach, Florida. She was born in Raleigh November 5, 1926 and lived 30 years of her adult life in Raeford where she raised her four children and was active in Raeford Presbyterian Church. Following the death of her husband, Furman O Clark Sr. in 1983 she moved to many different places in North Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
She was preceded in death by her husband and her son, Bill Clark. Surviving family members are Furman Clark Jr. (Lala), Susan Clark, and Cary Clark (Lisa); four grandsons, Trip Clark (Mandy), Russ Clark (Marlyne), Nicholas Clark, and Jordan Clark; three great-grandsons, Sam Clark, D.J. Clark and Trevor Clark; and two sisters, Mary Carothers and Patricia Adams.
Greenlawn Funeral Home in Jacksonville, Florida is serving the family. A private memorial service will be held at a later date at First Presbyterian Church in Fernandina Beach. Burial will be in the Clark Family Cemetery in Inez, North Carolina.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Sara Conoly

Sara Vernice Dees Conoly of Raeford passed away Monday April 3, 2017 in her home at the age of 81. 
She was born March 23, 1936 in Cumberland County to the late Robert Yates Dees and Mary Davis Dees. She is preceded in death by her brothers Jimmy Dees, Ken Dees and Frank Dees, and her sister Linda Lovette Jackson. She was a member of Raeford Presbyterian Church and the Raeford Garden Club. 
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Robert (Bobby) Lawrence Conoly of Raeford; a son, Lawrence Conoly and his wife Teresa of Rocky Point; a daughter, Angela C. Stone and her husband Dennis of Little River, South Carolina; four grandchildren, Kris Martell (Manny), Stephen McNeill (Natalia), Jessica McQueen (John), and Shannon Bryant (Jon Paul); five great-grandchildren, Adam, Justin, Dominic, Kristabella, and Sienna; four brothers, Dan Dees (Marguerite) of Raeford, Allen Dees (Lona) of Fayetteville, Malcolm Dees ( Brenda) of Hillsboro, and Donnie Dees (Ruth) of Eastover; and two sisters, Joyce Davis (Bob) of Parkton, and Allene Stiffel (Art) of Margate, Florida. 
A visitation will be held 1:30-3 p.m. Thursday, April 6, 2017 in the John C. Ropp Fellowship Hall at Raeford Presbyterian Church.  
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. at the church, with the Rev. Dr. Steven Fitzgerald and the Rev. Bobby Bunce officiating. 
Burial will be in the Raeford Cemetery. 
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Raeford Presbyterian Church Building Fund or Hospice Foundation of Hoke County. 
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com 

Monday, April 3, 2017

Edna Capps

Edna Marie Cummings Capps of Raeford passed away Monday, April 3, 2017 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Medical Center at the age of 74. 
She was born in Robeson County on October 6, 1942 to the late Jack and Annie Mae Jacobs Cummings. She was preceded in death by her daughters, Sandra Capps and Diana Capps. 
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Earl Capps of Raeford; her daughters, Teresa Capps Conoly and her husband, Lawrence of Rocky Point, Xan Capps Allen and her husband, Charles of Raeford, and Earlina Marie Capps of Raeford; her son, Robert E. Capps Jr. of Raeford; her brother, Glenn Graham of Pembroke; her sisters, Janice Bond of Jacksonville, and Gainer Dover of Pembroke; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. at Crumpler Funeral Home in Raeford and at other times at the home of Charles and Xan Allen, 813 N. Main Street in Raeford. 
The funeral will held at 3 p.m. Wednesday following the visitation at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Galatia Presbyterian Church Cemetery. 
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com 

Walter B. Harrell

Walter Brian Harrell Sr. of Raeford passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017 in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center at the age of 45.

He was born in Scotland County on October 4, 1971. He was a loving husband, father, son, and friend. He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Priest Harrell, and his maternal grandparents, Walter and Thelma L. Priest.

He leaves behind his wife, Amanda of Raeford; his children, Walter Brian Harrell Jr. of Hamlet, and Erica Renee Harrell of Raeford; his father, Doc Harrell of Raeford; his brother, Benji Harrell Jr.  of Rockingham; his sisters, Sharon Graham of Raeford, and Lisa Scott of Laurel Hill; his nieces and nephews, Crystal Goins, Chris Graham, Ben Harrell III, Taylor Jones, Jamie Harrell, Heather Hines, and Cassey Hines; and his adored pets, Bailey and Precious.

The family will receive friends at Crumpler Funeral Home on Saturday, April 8th from 6-8 p.m,.

 

 

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Mary M. Breeden

Mary Frances McLaughlin Breeden, 84, died March 26, 2017.

She was born May 19, 1932 to the late Mary Frances McLean McLaughlin and John Archie McLaughlin in Hoke County.

She attended the Upchurch High School. She was a dedicated and faithful member of the Spring Branch Missionary Baptist Church until her health failed. She was preceded in death by her parents Mary and James A. McLaughlin, her husband John R. Breeden and her daughter Gracie P. Breeden.

She is survived by her son Robert L. Malloy (Idell) of Raeford; one daughter  Hazel E. Hunte (Sydney) of Fort Knox, Kentuck;y 10 grandchildren, Promises (Huff) William , Sydney Hunte Jr., Jamel Hunte (Alise), Kashawn Hunte, Robert L. Malloy, Joel Gilchrist and Rashad Malloy, Amod Malloy, and Sabriyyah Fuller; eight great-grand children, Domoniquica, Anthony, Miracle, Chyna, Joequan, Josiah, Jaccori and Nehemiah; five sisters, Hattie Nicholson, Sallie Ray, Florella Dixon, Martha Williams, and Louise Frierson (Roager); and two brothers, John Archie McLaughlin (Dorthy Lee) and James McLaughlin (Bobbie).

Visitation is Thursday, March 30 from 2-7 p.m. at Butlers Funeral Home in Red Springs. The funeral will be Friday, March 31 at 1 p.m. at Spring Branch Missionary Baptist Church in Wagram.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Ellen Stevens

Ellen Jane Biggs Stevens of Rockfish passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017 at her son's home in Sanford, at the age of 86.

She was born February 21, 1931 in Robeson County to the late Joseph Calvin Biggs and Dolly Ann Biggs. She is preceded in death by her sons, Calton Derwood "Woody" Tyner, and Joseph Stevens.

She was employed with Open Arms Retirement Center before she retired. During her retirement she was a caregiver for her son Joseph. She was an avid animal lover.

She is survived by her two sons, Lacy B. Tyner of Rockfish, and Harry M. Tyner and his wife Tammy of Sanford; her daughter, Joanne Hudson of Phoenix, Arizona; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held 1-3 p.m. Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Crumpler Funeral Home 131 Harris Ave. Raeford.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. March 30, 2017 at Crumpler Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Raeford Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the animal charity of your choice.

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