Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Gregory Bozeman

Gregory Jay Bozeman, 53, of Raeford, died Saturday, March 10, 2012 in his home.
He was born on February 10, 1959, in Spaulding County, Georgia, to Jimmie Bozeman and Ophelia Armistead Bozeman.   He was employed with Arnold Service Company.
He was preceded in death by his father Jimmie Bozeman.
Survivors are: son, John Bozeman, and his wife Michele, of Niceville, Florida; daughter, Sara Bozeman, of Fayetteville; mother, Ophelia Bozeman, of Fayetteville; brother, Tom Bozeman, of Fayetteville; and sister, Belinda Adams, of Knoxville, TN.
The visitation will be held Thursday, March 15, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Rogers and Breece Funeral Home. 
A memorial service will be held Friday, March 16 at 3:00 p.m. in Rogers and Breece Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Nicholas Smith officiating.


Monday, March 12, 2012

Worthy Patterson

Worthy Jefferson Patterson, 96, of 1526 McBryde Mill Road, died Wednesday, March 7, 2012.
Survivors are: daughter, Annie Pleasant; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held Saturday, Mar. 10 at  2 p.m. in Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in church cemetery.


Willie Lee Roper

Willie Lee Roper, 92, of Raeford, died Tuesday, March 6, 2012.
Survivors are: children, Annie, Mary Davis, Ruth Armstrong, Betsy Harris, Jennie, Frances Ballard, Doris, Herbert and David; and siblings, Myrtle Sinclair, Margaret Smith, John McNeill, Curtis Smith, Clifton Smith and Rufus Smith.
The funeral was held Sunday, Mar. 11 at 2 p.m. in Buffalo Springs Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in church cemetery.


Sunday, March 11, 2012

June C. Spera

June Connell Spera of 316 E., Donaldson Avenue, died Saturday, March 10, 2012 at the age of 77.
She was born in Union County, North Carolina on March 8, 1935 to the late Charlie Jackson Connell and Amanda Lou Conder Connell. She is preceded in death by her husband Melvin Richard Spera. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Raeford.
Survivors include two sons, Val Spera of Raeford and Richard Spera and his wife Debra of Cross, South Carolina; two brothers, Dale Connell and his wife Mazelle and Tom Connell and his wife Doreen all od Raeford; three grandchildren Kimberly Spera, Arron Spera and his wife Claire and Benjamin and his wife Kelly; and two great grandchildren, Cayden and Matthew Spera.
The family will receive relatives and friends 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, March 12, 2012 at the home 316 East Donaldson Ave. Raeford.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at Raeford Cemetery with the Rev. Thomas Lee officiating.
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com.