Friday, July 3, 2015

Stephanie McFadyen

Stephanie Dawe McFadyen of Southern Pines, died Thursday, July 2, 2015, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital at the age of 76.

 She was born April 17, 1939 in Galveston, Texas to the late James Dawe and Eleanor Domawich Dawe. She is preceded in death by her husband, Neill L. McFadyen, Jr. She led a wonderful and fulfilled life.

She is survived by two sons, Thomas McFadyen and his wife Worthy of Pinehurst and James McFadyen and his wife Jennifer of Fairfax VIrginia; and four grandchildren, Catherine McFadyen, William McFadyen, Amanda Worthy McFadyen and Thomas McFadyen, Jr.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at the Raeford Cemetery, with the Reverend Dr. Douglas Kelly officiating. The family will receive friends after the service at the graveside.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her honor to: Moore County PCA Mission Church P.O. Box 1195 Southern Pines, NC

Cathleen Adamson

Cathleen Williams Davis Adamson, 85, of Raeford, died Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Autumn Care of Fayetteville.

She was born in Duplin County on June 7, 1930 to the late Sam Williams and Olive Hill Williams. She is preceded in death by her husbands, Clarence Odell Davis, and Elmer Sloan Adamson, her daughter, Judy Mae Davis Fisher, four brothers and six sisters. She was a member of Pittman Grove Baptist Church. She will be greatly missed.

She is survived by two loving daughters, Peggy Davis Hicks and her husband Dortch of Raeford, and Carol Davis Boucher of Raeford; one stepson Scott Adamson of South Carolina; one sister Betty Jean Stanley and her husband James of Fayetteville; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Monday, July, 6, 2015 at Crumpler Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends after the service at the funeral home.

Entombment will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, 2015 in Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbia, South Carolina. 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Community Home Care and Hospice 2800 Breezewood Ave. Fayetteville, NC 28304.

 Online condolences may be made at


Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Virginia H. McNeill

Virginia Harris McNeill of Southern Pines died Tuesday, June 30, 2015 in her home at the age of 74.

She was born in Hoke County on November 17, 1940 to the late Robie Woodrow Harris and Thelma Collier Harris. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jack McNeill, her son, Robert "Robbie" Baker, Jr, her granddaughter, Rebecca Baker, a great-grandson, Jerry Scott III, and her sister, Betty Currie.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her daughters, Patricia Hankins (David) of Gastonia, Debbie Garner (Wayne) of Vass, Ginger Scott of Raeford, Gail Tant of Southern Pines; her brothers, J.C. Harris (Mary) of Raeford, Ellis "Juice" Harris (Peggy) of Raeford, Roy Lee Harris (Donna) of Raeford; her sister, Pat Lockridge of Raeford; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great -grandchildren,

Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 2, 2015 at Crumpler Funeral Home, 131 Harris Ave. Raeford.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 3, 2015 at The Church of God of Prophecy with the Rev. Randall Snead officiating.

Burial will be in the Raeford Cemetery.

Memorials may be made in her honor to The American Cancer Society.

Online condolences may be made at

Tina F. Locklear

Tina Faye Locklear, 45, of 121 Beltons Loop, died Saturday, June 27, 2015.
Survivors are: husband, Hubert Jr.; children, Joshua and Paula; mother and stepfather, Wanda and Milton Davis; brother, Ricky Chavis; grandfather, Henry Woods; and two grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Thursday, July 2 at 3 p.m. in Mt. Elim Baptist Church in Red Springs.  Visitation  will be held from1 to 3 p.m. Burial in church cemetery.


Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Donovan K. Jackson

Donovan K. Jackson, 40, of Raeford, died Sunday, June 28, 2015.
Survivors are: daughter, Jordan; mother, Eileen Donovan; and brothers, Wayne and Michael.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, July 1 at 7 p.m. in Reeves Funeral Home chapel in Hope Mills. Visitation, will be held 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Cruz Samaniego

Cruz Samaniego of Raeford died Friday, June 26, 2015 in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital at the age of 87.

She was born in Puerto Rico on May 3, 1928 to the late Bernado Olmedo and Cruz Acer Olmedo. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nelson Samaniego, her sisters Rosa Lydia Bigsby, and Monserrate Molinary, and her brother, Domingo Olmedo.

She leaves behind her son, Simon Colon (Elsie) of Raeford; her daughter, Carmen Sosa of Los Angeles, California; her sister Adamina Gutierrez of Puerto Rico; and her granddaughter, Anna Colon.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until noon Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Crumpler Funeral Home Chapel in Raeford.

The funeral will be at noon Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Crumpler Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Hector Diaz officiating. Burial will be in the Raeford Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at


Friday, June 26, 2015

Mattie L. Watkins

Mattie Lee Richardson Watkins, 62, of Raeford, died Monday, June 22, 2015.
Survivors are: brother, Albert; sisters, Stella Buris, Lucellie Handon, Lezzie Richardson, Rosa Richardson, Geneva Richardson, Alma Ray and Lillie Burt.
The funeral will be held Saturday, June 27 at 2 p.m. in Crumpler Funeral Home in Red Springs. Burial in East Lawn Cemetery.
 Viewing will be held Friday, June 26 from 1 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.


Ethel Graham

Ethel Graham, 79, of Raeford, died Saturday, June 6, 2015.
Survivors are: husband, Walter; daughter, Arbedella Watkins; sisters, Bonnie Davis, Elsa Walls and Hazel Johnson; and a grandchild.
The funeral will be held Saturday, June 27 at 1 p.m. in Doby Funeral Home in Raeford. Burial  will be in Nassua Knolls Cemetery, Port Washington. 
Viewing will be held Friday, June 26 from 1 to 6 p.m. in Doby Funeral Home in Raeford.


Thursday, June 25, 2015

Roland J. Walker

Roland June Walker, 78, of 137 Camelia St., died Friday, June 12, 2015.
Survivors are: sisters, Mickey Nichols, Maxine Mangum and JoAnn Walker-McEachin; and brothers, Thomas, Bob and Wilbert.
The funeral will be held Thursyda, June 25 at 3 p.m. in McLaughlin Chapel AME Zion Church.


Monday, June 22, 2015

Donna Miller

Donna Miller of Raeford, died Friday, June 19, 2015 at her home at the age of 53.

She was born September 21, 1961 in McLennan County, Texas to the late Norris Glynn Tucker and Patsy Ruth Tucker.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 35 years Eugene Miller.

She is survived by her daughter Melissa Ann Pike and her husband Raul Sanchez Alegria of Raeford; two grandchildren Carlos Sanchez Alegria and Isabel Sanchez Alegria Pike; and a very dear friend Peggy Katherine. 

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 28, 2015 at the Seventh Day Adventist Church 2606 Laurinburg Rd. RaefordC.

Online condolences may be made at

Nancy M. Currie

Nancy M. Currie, of Red Springs, died Sunday, June 21, 2015, in Southeastern Hospice House in Lumberton at the age of 71.
Mrs. Currie was born in Lumber Bridge on Sept. 8, 1943, to the late William Grady Marley and Rebecca C. Marley. She was a member of Antioch Presbyterian Church.
Survivors are: her dearly beloved husband of 50 years, Hector E. "Eddie" Currie of Red Springs; her son, Kenneth E. Currie and his wife, Gwendolyn, of Lumberton; her sister, Ann Wright and her husband, Bobby, of Arizona; two brothers, W.G. Marley Jr. and his wife, Frances, and Morris D. Marley and his wife, Beverly, both of North Carolina; two brothers-in-law, Billy Currie and his wife, Janet, and Harold Currie, both of Red Springs; three stepgrandchildren, Jared, Justin and Jessica; five great-stepgrandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, in Antioch Presbyterian Church. Visitation will follow the service in the church fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Antioch Presbyterian Church, 6563 Red Springs Road, Red Springs, NC 28377; or to West Lumberton Baptist Church, 2320 W. 5th St., Lumberton, NC 28358.

Corey N. Hailey

Corey Nakelya Hailey, 39, of Raeford, died Wednesday, June 17, 2015.
Survivors are: sons, Dakelya, Dremond, Verwayne McGregor and Trayvon; daughters, Cordasia, Caliyah, Coriana, Tameya Bruce and Nacorce; father, Gillis Sr.; and sisters, Tabetha, Tammy and Lashonda.
The funeral will be held Tuesday, June 23 at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Center Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in church cemetery. 
Visitation will be held Monday, June 22 from 6 to 8  at Crumpler Funeral Home in Red Springs.


Friday, June 19, 2015

Harold " Halley" Chason

Harold Alexander "Halley" Chason,76, of 1421 Chason Road Lumber Bridge, died Thursday, June 18, 2015 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
Mr. Chason was born June 21, 1938 to the late Harold James Chason and Leona McFayden Chason.Survivors are:  his wife Myrtle Johnson Chason of Lumber Bridge, two daughters, Wanda Chason and Cathy Chason of Lumber Bridge, his son Harold Chason, Jr., one grandson, Shawn Chason of Lumber Bridge, two brothers, Danny Chason and Ronald Chason of Lumber Bridge, two sisters, Peggy Smith of Raleigh, Mary Elizabeth Shelton of Mint Hill.
Visitation will be 6-8pm Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Crumpler Funeral Home 131 Harris Ave. Raeford.
The funeral service will be 3pm Sunday, June 21, 2015 Crumpler Funeral Home Chapel.
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