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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Sara G. Harris

Sara Gibson Harris, 36 of Raeford, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012.
Survivors are: her husband, Shane; her parents, Larry and Alice Gibson; a son, Justin Gibson; a daughter, Chloe Harris; a brother Joseph Gibson and wife Kimberly; three sisters, Trina Lambert, Shonda Graham Bollinger and Donna Graham Estrada; maternal grandmother, Margaret Shortt; paternal grandmother, Carole Bennett; three nieces; three nephews; aunts, uncles and many, many beloved friends.
A celebration of life will be held Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at 4 p.m. in Freedom Biker Church, 455 Rockhill Road.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Lung Association at or 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004 or 202-785-3355

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Sgt. Corey J. Flowers

Sgt. Corey Jamel Flowers, 24, formally of Raeford, died Nov. 19, 2012 in Virginia.
Survivors are: wife; Pauletta; parents, Richard & Jacqueline; brother, Patrick; and grandmother, Mamie Whatley.
The funeral will be held Thurs. Nov. 29 at noon in Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Sandhills Veteran Cemetery in Spring Lake. Visitation will be Wed. Nov. 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Buie Funeral Home.

Darrick McNeill

Darrick McNeill, 41, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012.
Survivors are: mother, Mattie; brothers, Tony & Adre; sisters, Shelia, and Gwendolyn McPhaul.
The funeral will be held Wed. Nov. 28 at 2 p.m. in Buie Funeral Home Chapel.
Viewing today, Nov. 27 from noon to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Sonja Cobb

Sonja Cobb, 46, of Fayetteville died Tuesday, Nov. 20.
She is survived by her husband Bruce Cobb; a son, Larante Cunningham; five daughters, Sonya Douglas and her husband Jerry, Krystle Butler, Quanisha Jameson and her husband Jamie, Bryisha Cobb and Shanda Wilson; her mother Geraldine Daniels; her father James Daniels Sr.; a brother, James Daniels Jr.; and three grandchildren.
The funeral was held Saturday, Nov. 24 at J.W. Turlington School. Burial was in McLaughlin Family Cemetery.

Annie L. Cunningham

Annie Lucille Cunningham, 88, of 711 Jackson St., died recently.
Survivors are: sons, James, Bobby, Milton, Tony and Aundrey; daughters, Linda Dockery, Dorothy McKoy, Shirley Fergison, Patricia McRae and Willie Tart; and 26 grandchildren.
The funeral was held Sun. Nov. 25 at 2 p.m. in Freedom Chapel AME Zion Church. Burial was in church cemetery.

Sonja Cobb

Sonja Cobb, 46, of 6805 Willowbrook Drive, Fayetteville, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012.
Survivors are: husband, Bruce; daughters, Sonya Douglas, Krystle Butler, Quanisha Jameson, Shanda Wilson and Bryisha; and son, Larante Cunningham; and parents.
The funeral was held Sat. Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. in J.W. Turlington School in Raeford. Burial was in McLaughlin family cemetery in Raeford.

David M. Smith

David M. Smith of Raleigh, formerly of Fayettevillle, died Friday November 23, 2012 in Wake Med Hospital at the age of 52.
He was born in Heidelberg, Germany to Roscoe A. and Mary Taylor Smith. He was a Machinist Engineer with the Accurate Machine Corp.
Survivors include a son, Sean Smith of Raleigh; a daughter: Shannon Eddings of Sanford, Florida; his mother, Mary Smith of Fayetteville; two brothers, Rocky Smith of Fredericksburg, Virginia and Ricky Smith (Ellen) of Covington, Georgia; two sisters, Debbie Gardner (Wayne) of Raeford and Donna Baker (Daren) of Tampa, Florida; and two grandchildren, Michael David Eddings of St. Augustine, Florida and Mikayla Rose of Sanford, Florida.
A graveside service will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, November 28 in the Raeford Cemetery with Chaplain John Nickalson officiating.
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