Monday, April 27, 2015

Jimmy A. Bunnellls

Jimmy Autry Bunnells, 71, of Raeford, died Wednseday, April 22, 2015.
Survivors are: wife, Mary; sons, Donnie and Carson; daughter, Sheila; brother, Bobby; sister, Beatrice Westbrook; and six grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Tuesday, April 28 at  2 p.m. in Crumpler Funeral Home chapel in Raeford. Burial will be in Rock Grove Baptist Church cemetery. 
Visitation will be held Monday, April 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.


Elizabeth Williams

Elizabeth Williams, 20, of 204 E. Central Ave., died Thursday, April 23, 2015.
Survivors are: parents, Derek and Nicia; and brother, Doyle.
A memorial service was held Saturday, April 25 at 3 p.m. in Wiseman Mortuary chapel in Fayetteville.

Kathleen M. Noonan

Kathleen "Kathy" Mary Noonan, 53, of Raeford died Sunday, April 26, 2015.
Survivors are: brother, Patrick III; and sister, Patricia Napier.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in Quincy, Mass.


Thursday, April 23, 2015

Ronald E. Miller

Ronald E. Miller Jr., 42, of 2323 Doc Brown Road, died Saturday, April 18, 2015.
Survivor are: son, Ronnie; stepdaughter, Chashidre; mother, Rebecca; sisters, Kim, Susie, Yolanda; brothers, Bret and Al-Tariq; stepsiblings, Teresa, Tyrone, David, Leroy; grandmother, Josephine.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 25 at noon in Buie Funeral Home chapel in Raeford. 
Viewing will be held Friday, April 24 from 1 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.


Brandon S. Baldwin

Brandon S. Baldwin, 27, of 142 Lantern Lane, died Tuesday, April 21, 2015.
Survivors are: mother, Leslie; father, Adell; brothers, Nicholaus and Justin.
The funeral will be held Friday, April 24 at noon in Cape Fear Conference B Headquarters. 
Viewing will be from 11 a.m. to noon at the headquarters.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Princess C. Jackson

Princess C. Jackson, 51, of Raeford, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015.
Survivors are: aughters, Tameka and Lakeisha Monroe; stepson, D'Marcuis Jordan; and two grandsons.
Services will be private.

Thelma McLean

Thelma McLean, 101, of 137 Drew St., died Sunday, April 12, 2015.
Survivors are: children, Velma Greene, Annie Barrett, Clara St. John, Annie, Charles, Raymond; 43 grandchildren; 100 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Monday, April 20 at 2 p.m. Monday in Snow Hill AME Zion Church in Fayetteville. Burial will be in church cemetery.


Saturday, April 18, 2015

Bobby Lee Rose

Bobby Lee Rose of Raeford died Friday, April 17, 2015 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital at the age of 73.

He was born October 7, 1941 in Hoke County to the late Clarence Rose and Audrey Mae Butler Rose. He was a member of the Wagram Church of God and was employed with Burlington Industries.

He is survived by his son Mark Rose and his wife Melissa of Naples Florida, his brother Earl Rose and his wife Vickie of Rockingham, and two grandchildren, Matthew and Andrew Rose of Naples.

Visitation will be held 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at Wagram Church of God, 21741 McKay Street Wagram.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at Wagram Church of God with Pastor Ricky Brewer officiating.

Interment will be in the Raeford Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Elaine Burbon

Elaine Burbon, 68, of Raeford, died Saturday, April 11, 2015.
The funeral will be held Thursday, April 16 at 11:30 a.m. in McPhatter Funeral Home chapel in Laurel Hill. 
Burial will be in Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Laurinburg.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Mary Little-Elliott

Mary Little-Elliott, 66 of 5490 Richwood Court, Fayetteville, died April 13, 2015.
Survivors are: her husband, Herbert; son, Herrick E. Little; brother, Thomas E. Little; sister, Ulva V. Little; and a host of family and friends. 
The funeral will be held on Saturday April 18, 2015 at 12:00 Noon in A New Beginning Committed to God Purpose Ministry in Raeford, NC. Burial will follow at Cumberland Memorial Gardens. 
There will be a viewing held on Friday from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the funeral home. 

Monday, April 13, 2015

Linda S. Tedder

Linda Saunders Tedder of Red Springs, died Saturday, April 11, 2015 at her home, at the age of 61.

She was born on Sept. 24, 1953 Scotland County to the late James Alex Saunders and Retha English Saunders.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jerry D. Tedder and two grandchildren, Julia and Justin Dial. She was a very loving mother and grandmother and will be missed dearly.

She is survived by her daughter Lisa Tedder of Red Springs; three sons, James Tedder and his wife Sandy of Raeford, Toby Tedder and his wife Cassie of Hope Mills, and Gary Tedder of Brooklyn, New York; a brother Carl Saunders and his wife Linda of  Long Island, New York; three sisters, Helen Caulder of Raeford, JoAnn Goins and her husband Floyd of Red Springs, and Patsy Locklear of Raeford; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Crumpler Funeral Home 220 East 4th Ave, Red Springs.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 16, 2105 at Temple Baptist Church Hwy 211 Red Springs with Pastor Floyd Goins officiating.

Burial will be in the Saunders Family Cemetery, Cope Road, Red Springs.

Clara B. Frierson

Clara B. Frierson, 97, of 660 Scott Currie Road, died Monday, April 6, 2015.
Survivors are: daughter, Andremeda Cagle; sons, Willie, Rogers and Kennedy; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
The funeral was held Sunday, April 12 at 3:30 p.m. in Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in Highland Biblical Gardens.


Friday, April 10, 2015

Jimmy L. Michael

Jimmy Lewis Michael of Pinebluff, age 52, died Monday April 6, 2015 at his home.
He was born in Moore County on July 27, 1962, to the late John and Betty Fields Michael. He was owner and operator of Michael's Electric in Pinebluff and formally employed with Lowe's in Fayetteville.
Survivors are: two sisters, Rhonda Kennedy (Michael) and Sandy Bureau (Craig); two brothers, Jerry Michael (Phyzzie) and Larry Michael, four nieces, Jennifer Bureau, Michelle Bureau, Lisa Kennedy and Larie Kennedy.
A private Memorial Service will be Later. Crumpler Funeral Home in Pinebluff served the family.



Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Ellen Hubbard

Ellen "Susie" Hubbard of Raeford died Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the age of 73.
She was born in Cumberland County on November 7, 1941 to the late Lee Roy Sherman, Sr. and Roxie Mae Hill Sherman. She was preceded in death by her son, Willie C. Hubbard, Jr. She was a great wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
Survivors are:  her husband, Willie C. Hubbard, Sr. of Raeford; her son John C. Hubbard of Eastover; her daughter, Angel Rose Croyle (Kevin) of Fayetteville; her sisters, Dorothy Finley (Larry) of West End, Mary Couch (Charles) of Fayetteville, Hilda Parker (Robert) of Fayetteville; 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held Monday, April 13 at 1 p.m. in LaFayette Memorial Park West on Raeford Road in Fayetteville.
Online condolences may be made at

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Neill W. McPhatter

Bishop Neil W. McPhatter, 91 of Raeford, died Saturday, April 04, 2015.
Survivors are: his wife, Elder Artie C. McPhatter; children, Johnnie M. Roper, Betty Redmon, Wesley McPhatter, and Helen McNeill; sisters, Betty McLaughlin, Ellouise Burrell, and Harlena Kershaw; brother, Ernest McPhatter; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Thursday, April 9 at 1 p.m. in the Matthew Rouse Center. Burial will be in the Lilly's Chapel Cemetery in Red Springs.
Viewing will be held Wednesday, April 8 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Buie Funeral Home. The wake will be from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrews Holiness Church.