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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Martin Scarboro

Martin Scarboro of Raeford died, Monday, May 28, 2012 in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital at the age of 76.
He was born in Hoke County on February 26, 1936 to the late Martin Scarboro, Sr. and Allie Mae Davis.
Survivors are his wife, Flora M. Scarboro; two sons, Terry Scarboro and his wife Vicky of Raeford, and Jeff Scarboro of Raeford; a daughter, Donna S. Chavis and her husband Dr. P. Ray Chavis of Wagram; three grandchildren, Heather Scarboro of Laurinburg, and Kristen and Coby Chavis both of Wagram.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at Crumpler Funeral Home, 131 Harris Ave, Raeford, NC 28376.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 31 at Crumpler Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tex Deaton officiating.
Burial will be in the Raeford Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

Eula P. Thornberg

Eula Pearl Thornberg of Raeford died, Monday, May 28, 2012 in her home at the age of 88.
She was born in Johnston County on November 30, 1923 to the late Henry W. Johnson and Annie Massengill Johnson. She is preceded in death by her husband, Harry Thornberg.
She was a member of the Shiloh Presbyterian Church. In 1947 she graduated the North Carolina Training School for Nursing at McCain and retired in 1987 with the North Carolina Department of Correction at McCain.
Survivors are two sons, Alan J. Thornberg and his wife, and Linda of Pinebluff, Harry Lee Thornberg of Raeford; a daughter, Patricia T. Stokes and her husband, Leonard of Rockingham; a brother George Johnson of Benson; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30 at Crumpler Funeral Home, 131 Harris Ave, Raeford.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 31 at Shiloh Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Stephen Hannah officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hospice Foundation of Hoke County, P.O. Box 1584, Raeford, NC 28376
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Wanda S. Mitchell

Wanda Sanders Mitchell died Friday, May 25, 2012 in Cape fear Valley Hospital at the age of 61.
She was born in Cumberland County on July 17, 1950 to Monnie M. and Ethel Louise Hales Sanders. She was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. Her mother, Ethel Louise Hales Sanders preceded her in death.
She is survived by her father, Monnie M. Sanders of Charleston, South Carolina; a son, Wayman Douglas McCorquodale and his wife Elizabeth of Raeford; a brother, James A. Sanders of Raeford; two sisters Kathy Sanders Settle and her husband Mark of Raeford, Debbie Sanders Crain and her husband Jim of Lumber Bridge; and a nephew, William Earl Hendrix of Raeford.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 2 at Tabernacle Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommy Underwood officiating. Visitation will be 9:30 A.M. until 11 a.m. prior to the service at Tabernacle Baptist Church.
Burial will be in Tabernacle Baptist Church Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at

Audrian R. Chambers

Audrian Richard Chambers, 81, of Pinebluff, died Saturday, May 26, 2012 in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.
Mr. Chambers was born in Rockingham County to the late Lester Richard Chambers and Minnie Bet Smith Chambers. He was a member of Community United Methodist Church and a farmer in Hoke County for many years.
The graveside service was held Monday, May 28 at 11 a.m. at Community United Methodist Church with the Rev. Alton Burrows officiating.
Survivors are: son, Richard Cary Chambers and his wife Katy of Fredericksburg, Virginia; daughter, Audrey Chambers of Aberdeen; brother, Melvin Chambers of Raeford; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.


Leroy H. Bullard

Leroy Henderson (Henry) Bullard passed away peacefully into the presence of the Lord Jesus, surrounded by his family at his beloved home place on Sunday, May 27, 2012. He recently celebrated his 90th birthday.
A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at noon on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at Lumber Bridge Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery with Dr. David Hudson officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the Sunday School Building.
A veteran of World War II (87th Infantry Division) and a survivor of the Battle of the Bulge, he was awarded the Purple Heart Medal. He was dedicated to his country and all it stands for. His family, friends, and church were the most important things in his life. His love of home and nature brought him endless hours of pleasure.
He is lovingly remembered by his sweetheart and wife of 71 years, Eliza Walters Bullard, and his three beloved daughters and their husbands who were like sons to him, Betty and Fred Tyner, Linda and Maurice Jennings, and Henrietta and John Meaney.
He was a dear grandfather and "Pa" to Beth Tyner Jones, Leslie Tyner, Cooper Fowler, Sinclair Fowler McLean, John Paul Meaney and Thomas Meaney. He was blessed with nine great-grandchildren: Claire and Nate Jones, Cooper, Alex, and Pearce Fowler, Eliza Jane, Dickson, and Malcolm McLean,and Anabel Meaney.
In Lieu of Flowers, the family requests that contrubutions be made to the Lumber Bridge Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 520, Lumber Bridge, NC 28357, or Cape Fear Valley Hospice, 1803 Owen Drive, Suite 203, Fayetteville, NC 28303.