Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Eva Glockner

Eva Glockner of 1206 N. Fulton Street died Wednesday, October 24, 2012 in Autumn Care of Raeford at the age of 71.
She was born in Croatia on March 26, 1941 to the late Julius Glockner and Eva Dezefi Glockner.
Survivors include two brothers, Julius Glockner and his wife Glenda of Raeford, and Albert Glockner and his wife Lillian of Alexandria, New Hampshire; and a sister Catherine Mulchay of Mission Viejo, California.
A graveside service will be held at a later date in the Hillside Cemetery in Roslyn, Pennsylvania.
Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

John "Johnie" R. Smith

John "Johnie" Reginald Smith of Raeford died Monday, October 22, 2012 in his home at the age of 64.
He was born in Scotland County on February 18, 1948 to the late Clarence David Smith, Jr. and Connie Edith Ayers Smith. He served in the U.S. Army and fought in the Vietnam War. He is preceded in death by his step-mother, Hattie Pearl Patterson Smith, brother, Donald Eugene Williams, and sister, Linda Yvonne Smith.
He is survived by his two sons, Richard Smith, and Jonathan Craig Smith and his wife, Renee of Kannapolis; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; also by John and Merri Manning; his faithful dog, Maggie; brothers, David Lee Williams, Jerry Ray Williams, and Ricky Allen Smith, all of Wagram; sisters, Peggy Ann Williams Hopkins of Wagram, Karen Smith Colson of Maxton, Wanda Gail Smith Davis of Wagram, and Sheila Rebecca Smith of Wagram; several nieces and nephews; and great nieces and nephews.
Memorial graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, October 25, 2012 at Bethel Presbyterian Church.
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Kathleen H. Hales

Kathleen Harden Hales of Raeford died Monday, October 22, 2012 in FirstHealth Hospice and Palliative Care in Pinehurst at the age of 79.
She was born in Robeson County on February 13, 1933 to the late Dolan Harden and Lula Harden. She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy in Raeford. She retired from J P Stevens in Aberdeen in 1995.She is preceded in death by a brother, Talmadge Harden, and a sister, Hazel Haire.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years, William C. Hales of the home; two daughters Brenda Kellis (Harold) of Raeford, and Sue Oxendine (Tim) of Pinebluff; a brother, Delton Harden (Juanita) of Raeford; four sisters, Ernestine Hinson (Frank), Clemateen Britt (Robert), both of Raeford, Geraldine Garrett of Livingston, Tennessee, and Carrie Jacobs (Harold) of Lumberton; three grandchildren, Mark Lyle (Susanne), Yvette Lyle, and Michael Lyle (Amanda); and eight great grandchildren.
Visitation will be Thursday, October 25th between 7 and 9 p.m. at Crumpler Funeral Home in Raeford.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday, October 26, 2012 at the Church of God of Prophecy in Raeford with Pastor Randall Snead officiating. Burial will be in the Raeford Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Raeford Church of God of Prophecy, 911 West Prospect Avenue, Raeford, NC 28376
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Monday, October 22, 2012

Amber Bolton

Amber Bolton of Raeford died Sunday, October 21, 2012 in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center at the age of 22.
She was born in Cumberland County on June 28, 1990 to Dana Mitchell Bolton and Debra Ann Quick Bolton. She attended Hoke High School and was a member of the North Carolina National Guard. She served a tour in Afghanistan and was promoted to Specialist E-4.
Survivors include her parents, Dana and Debra Quick Bolton of Raeford; a brother, Chase M. Bolton of Raeford; two sisters, Ember L. Bolton and Danielle L. Bolton; her maternal grandfather, Chuck Richards of Raeford; her paternal grandmother, Rachel Bolton of Raeford; two uncles, David Bolton and Adam Richards; two aunts, Katherine Pebbles Cox and Jennifer Richards; a nephew, Daymian M. Bolton of Raeford; and many cousins.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, October 23 at Crumpler Funeral Home, 131 Harris Ave, Raeford, NC.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 24 at Pittman Grove Baptist Church with full military honors.
In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made for her nephew, Daymian M. Bolton @ Fidelity Bank of Raeford or send memorials to 9657 Rockfish Road, Raeford, NC 28376
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Enoch L. Ellison

Enoch Lee Ellison Jr., 56, of 106 McDougald Drive, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2012.
He was an Army veteran.
Survivors are: wife, Dawn; mother, Barbara Coleman; father, Enoch; 12 sisters; and six brothers.
The funeral will be held Mon. Oct. 22 at noon in Colvin Funeral Home & Crematory in Fayetteville. Burial will be in Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery, Spring Lake.

George Williams

George Williams, 60, of 826 Loop Road, died recently.
Survivors are: sons, Bashaun McAllister, Mike Terrell and Kenneth Lockwood; daughter, Holly; brothers, Woodrow, Larry and Victor; and sisters, Yvonne and Sharon.
The funeral was held Sat. Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. in St. Johns Baptist Church in Aberdeen. Burial was in Berkley Cemetery in Aberdeen.