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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Marian Brice

Marian H. Brice, 35, of Wilmington, formerly of Raeford, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013.
Survivors are: children, Diamond Banks, Destiny Howell, Keyshaun Smith, Sincere Smith; mother, Valarie Gilbert; father, Charles; brothers, Mark, Charles Jr., Todd and Shawn; sisters, Marsha Turner, Zulema Powell; grandparents, John and Rose Gilbert.
The funeral was held Mon. Apr. 1 at 1 p.m. in Buie Funeral Home chapel in Raeford.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Ralph F. Stephens

Ralph Franklin Stephens of Red Springs died Sunday, April 21, 2013 in Autumn Care of Raeford at the age of 76.
He was born in Hoke County on October 5, 1936 to the late Frank and Blanche McKeithan Stephens. His wife, Louise Jackson Stephens, preceded him in death. He was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church where he served as deacon. He was employed with Sears for 26 years before he retired.
He is survived by his brother, Ronald Stephens and his wife, Dorothy of Cuthbert, Georgia; and his sisters, Libby Heverly of Emerald Isle, and Jean Long of Raeford.
Visitation will be 6-8 pm Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at Crumpler Funeral Home in Raeford.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2013, Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 3529 Dundle Road, Fayetteville.
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Sunday, April 21, 2013

Mildred B. Motley

Mildred Barrington Motley of Raeford died Saturday, April 20, 2013, at the age of 87.
She was born in Robeson County on September 28, 1925 to the late Johnny Fletcher Walters and Wennie Dolly Brown Walters. She was preceded in death by her husbands, J.C. Barrington and Sam Motley and her daughter, Bonnie Fay Barrington. She was a member of the Evangelical Methodist Church in Raeford.
Survivors are two sons, Jeff Barrington and his wife Marsha of Ridgeville, South Carolina, and Wrenn Barrington of Raeford; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 23 at the Raeford Cemetery with the Rev. Roger Burns officiating. The family will receive friends after the service at the gravesite.
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