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Friday, December 14, 2012

Robert W. Wilkes

Robert "Bobby" Wayne Wilkes, 73, of Wagram, formerly of Raeford, died Wednesday, December 12, 2012.
Born April 13, 1939 in Raeford to the late Mamie Currie and John Daniel Wilkes. He worked at Burlington Industries for 45 years as a foreman. He is also preceded in death by two brothers, James and Wilton Wilkes; and three sisters, Thelma Adcox, Ella May Cook, and Marie Hales.
Survivors are: wife, Shirley; sons, Robert and his wife Teresa of Rowland, Bryan and his wife Teresa of Raeford, and Donald and is wife Lisa of Aberdeen; brothers, J.D. of McColl, South Carolina, and Ervin of Clyde, North Carolina; sister, Peggy Inman of Raeford; brother-in-law , Roy Calhoun of Gibson, North Carolina; sister-in-law, Mae Anna Wilkes of Washington, North Carolina; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Sun. Dec. 16 at 3 p.m. in Caledonia UMC in Laurinburg with the Rev. Kelly Barr officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Maxton.
Visitation will be held Sat. Dec. 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Caledonia UMC.
Memorials may be made to: Caledonia UMC, 15201 Barnes Bridge Rd., Laurinburg, NC 28352; or Hospice of Scotland County, PO Box 1033. Laurningburg, NC 28353.
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Audrey McRAe

Audrey McRae, 90, of Raeford, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012.
Survived by a granddaughter.
The funeral will be held Fri. Dec. 14 at 3 p.m. in Buie Funeral Home chapel.

Carl W. Jackson

Carl W. Jackson, 63, of Raeford, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012.
Survivors are: daughters, Sharon Pringle, Annie Willis and Merdine Jones; son, Edward Henegan; siblings, Lendora, Genetta, Naomi and Matthew; seven grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Sat. Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. Saturday in J.W. Turlington School Auditorium. Burial will be in Center Grove MBC Church cemetery in Red Springs.
Viewing from 1 to 6 p.m. today, Dec, 14 at Doby Funeral Home in Raeford.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Odessa L McZorn

Odessa L. McZorn, 69, of 3401 Army Road, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012.
Survivors are: sisters, Doris Monroe, Sally Cole, Hattie McNeil, Jossie Pigford, Nancy Penn and Estella Martin; and brothers, Isaiah, Joe and Joeseph.

The funeral will be held Friday, Dec. 14 at noon in McZorn AME Zion Church in Wagram. Burial will be in McNair Cemetery.
Visitation, 6 to 7 tonight DEc. 13 at Jones & Little's Funeral Service in Aberdeen.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Kenneth Frederick

Kenneth Frederick of 1301 E. 4th Ave died Tuesday, December 11, 2012 in UNC Hospital at the age of 61.
He was born in Moore County on December 10, 1951 to the late Kenneth Alexander Frederick and Frances Quimby Frederick. He was preceded in death by his brother, Garry A. Frederick. A special thanks to all of his friends in Hoke County for taking care of him.
Survivors are his daughter, Lori F. Klinger and her husband Matt of Aberdeen; his sisters, Janice F. Conoly of Southern Pines, Teresa F. Odom and her husband Ronnie of Shallotte; and two grandchildren, Courtney and Emily Klinger, both of Aberdeen.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, December 14, 2012 in the Shiloh Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends after the service at the cemetery.
In Lieu of Flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Hoke County, 336 S. Main Street, Raeford, NC 28376.
Online condolences may be made at

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Dorchell H. Wilson

Dorchell Hurst Wilson, 42, of Raleigh, formerly of Raeford, died Dec. 7, 2012.
Survivors are: father, John Hurst; sisters, Ellen Denise Ali, Debra Madison, and Donna Hurst; brothers, Benjamin and Chaivs; and a host of aunts, uncle, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The funeral will be held Sat., Dec. 15 at 11 a.m. in Raleigh North Christian Center in Raleigh. Burial will be in Macon, Georgia.

Monday, December 10, 2012

Carolyn A. Baker

Carolyn Ann Baker of Raeford died Sunday, December 9, 2012 in her home at the age of 58.
She was born in Hoke County on September 6, 1954. She was preceded in death by her father, Elwood Baker, her brother, Douglas Baker, and her companion, Herb Hancock.
Survivors are her mother, Reeta M. Baker of Raeford; her brother, Neil E. Baker (Elisa) of Iowa; her sister, Faye Baker (Bruce Crawley) of Fayetteville; her niece, Christy Baker of Raleigh; and her nephews, Shawn Baker of Raeford and J.D. Baker of Iowa.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, at Crumpler Funeral Home, 131 Harris Ave, Raeford.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, December 14 in the Raeford Cemetery with the Rev. Tex Deaton officiating.
Online condolences may be made at

Mildred D. Canady

Mildred Deloris Canady, 41, of Autumn Care Nursing Home, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012.
Survivors are: daughters, Molichia Ferguson and Frances Marley; sons, Raymond Jenkins and Robert Jenkins; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held Sat., Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. in Mount Peace Baptist Church in Raleigh. Burial was in Carolina Biblical Gardens.

Robert J. Bommele

Robert Jude Bommele, 52, of Raeford, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.
He is survived by wife, Lynne Bommele; a daughter, Lee Anne Bommele; a stepdaughter, Lindsey Justice; his father, Robert Bommele; sisters, Connie Campisi and Ethel McCormick; and a brother, Gary Lergner.
The funeral was held Monday, December 10, 2012 at 1 p.m. at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Raeford. Burial followed in the church cemetery.