Friday, March 2, 2012

Victor L. Malloy

Victor L. Malloy, 52, of 106 Malloy St., died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012.
Survivors are: daughters, Victoria, Latasha, Jacqueline, Patrice and Tarnisha; sons, Victor Jr., Victor, James, Joshua and William; mother, Juanita; siblings, Linda, Lisa, Rose, Regina, Dennis, Joseph.
The funeral service was held Saturday, Mar. 3 at 3 p.m. in Freedom Chapel AME Zion Church. Burial was in Highland Biblical Gardens Cemetery

Jacqueline Jones

Jacqueline Jones, 52, of Raeford, died Monday, Feb. 27, 2012.
Survivors are: husband, Willie; daughters, Jacqueline Kirk and Kanika McDonald; mother, Annie Robinson; sisters, Donna and Carolyn; brothers, Tonny and Kenny; and five grandchildren. The funeral service was held Saturday, Mar. 3 at 2 p.m. in Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in Center Grove Church cemetery in Red Springs

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Howard (Frank) Palmer

Howard Franklin (Frank) Palmer of 2611 June Johnson Road, died Tuesday, February, 28, 2012 in FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst at the age of 75.
He was born in Lincoln County, NC on January 21, 1937 to the late Frank W. Palmer and Mozelle Martin Palmer. He retired from the US Army and was the former owner and operator of The Nashville Station. He was the owner of Palmer's Mobile Home Park.
Survivors include his wife, Ellie B. Palmer of Raeford; his former wife and the mother of his three children, Celia Palmer; two sons, Wayne Palmer of Fayetteville, and Joey Palmer and wife Pixie of Raeford; a daughter, Kay P. Bohler and husband Carl of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina; two step-sons, Richard Pennington and Robbie Pennington and wife Debbie all of Wilmington; a brother, Clyde Palmer of Lincolnton; two sisters, Dorothy Chapman and husband Wayne and Ann Beal and husband Burley, all of Lincolnton; 15 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be Monday, March 5, 2012 from 7-9 p.m. at Crumpler Funeral Home-Raeford.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at the Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery in Spring Lake with the rendering of full military honors.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First Health Hospice Foundation,150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374.
Online condolences may be made at

Nicholas J. Pullman, Jr.

Nicholas "Uncle Nick" Joseph Pullman, Jr., 71, of Raeford died Sunday, February 26, 2012 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
He was born on March 22, 1940 in New Haven, Connecticut to the late Nicholas Pullman, Sr. and Ellen Salvin Pullman. He served 42 years with the Stony Creek Rescue Fire Company 5 in Stony Creek, Connecticut. He was also an active volunteer with Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and a member of the Rockfish Church. He proudly served in the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by his son, Nicholas R. Pullman and sister, Ann Sweeney.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Pullman of Raeford; two sons, Sean Pullman and his fiancée, Teresa Knapp of Raeford, and Jeremy Pullman of Branford, Connecticut; a daughter, Melanie Snow of Florida; a brother, Robert Pullman and his wife Shirley of Hamden, Connecticut; a sister, Mary Ammerer of Stony Creek, Connecticut; seven grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
A Memorial Service was held at 6:30, Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at Rockfish Church. An additional memorial service will be held at a later date at the W.S. Clancy Funeral Home in Branford, Connecticut.
Online condolences may be made at

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Loretta Parker

Loretta Parker of 214 Pittman Grove Church Road, died Wednesday, February 29, 2012 in Carrol S. Roberson Hospice Center in Fayetteville at the age of 80.
She was born on August 19, 1931 to the late James Council Elkins and Eula Fields Elkins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lacy O. Parker, a daughter, Gloria Jean Boahn, and a son, Mitchell Parker.
Survivors include two sons, Melvin Parker and Donald Wayne Parker, both of Raeford; a brother, Liston Elkins and wife Betty of Lumber Bridge; a sister, Faye E. Ward and husband Richard of Greensboro; two grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Alloway Cemetery in Red Springs with the Rev. James D. Wilhide officiating.
Online condolences may be made at

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Margaret L. Gaddie

Margaret Louise Lide Gaddie, 52, of Raeford, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2012.
Survivors are: husband, Barney; daughters, Leticia and Crystal; sisters, Fannie, Mattie, Martha, Lillian, Christine and Belinda; brothers, Carnell, Vonnie, Larry and Levern; and two grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held Wednesday, Feb. 29 at 1 p.m. in Faith Anointed Temple in Red Springs. Burial will be in Community Rest Cemetery in Red Springs.

Monday, February 27, 2012

Katie R. Odom

Katie Ray Odom, 86, of Salisbury passed away Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Genesis Healthcare in Salisbury. She was born March 21, 1925 in Hoke County to the late W.C. And Sally Johnson Odom. She was a 1943 graduate of Hoke High School. She moved to Rockwell and was a caregiver as long as her health permitted. She was member of Rockwell United Methodist Church and a former resident of White Rock Garden.
She leaves behind a sister, Carol Keilman of Houston, Texas; a brother, Charles Odom and wife Thelma of Rockwell; two nieces, Brenda Keilman and Tina Odom; and one nephew, Eddie Odom.
Burial will take place at a later date at Raeford Cemetery.
Powles Funeral Home of Rockwell is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at

Richard A. Cobbs

Richard Allen Cobbs, 97, of Raeford, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012.
Survivors are: wife, Lillian; children, Wanda Bratcher, Chalmane Everette, Algunia Purcell, Regina Carthens and Jeffery Carthens; siblings, Elizabeth, Betty, John and Amous III; and 24 grandchildren.
The funeral service was held Sunday, Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. in Faith Anointed Temple in Red Springs. Burial was in Highland Biblical Gardens.

Juaquin Campillo

Juaquin Eladio Campillo, 57, of Raeford, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012.
Survivors are: wife, Mayra; daughters, Wanda Bratcher, Zuleika, Luisa and Jennifer; sons, Anthony and Joel; sister, Sylvia; and 12 grandchildren.
The  memorial service was held Monday, Feb. 27 at 11 a.m. in Buie Funeral Home in Raeford.