Monday, June 3, 2013

Raybourn Quick

Raybourn F. Quick of 95 Jonathan Street died Monday, June 03, 2013 in Southeastern Regional Medical Center at the age of 70.
He was born in Cumberland County on September 23, 1942 to the late Odell Robert Quick and Maggie Culbreth Quick. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Scott Quick. He worked as an office manager for Lacy Quick at Boulevard Auto Sales in Fayetteville and later was the owner and operator of Sureway Motors in Fayetteville. He attended Mt. Calvary Baptist Church.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his sons, Raybourn "Dell" Odell Quick (Darlene) and Jonathan Ray Quick of Maxton; his daughter, Donna Faye Quick of Maxton; his sister, Marlene Sessoms of Parkton; his grandchildren, Megan Darlene Quick, Jessica Priscilla Bullard, Ryan Deanna Quick; and five great-grandchildren, Mackenzie Quick, Skylar Geronimo, Derick Geronimo, Colyn Lee Oxendine, and Heidy Dial.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Crumpler Funeral Home in Raeford.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2013 in the Culbreth Family Cemetery on King Road in Fayetteville with the Rev. Dwight Jackson and the Rev. Al Hinsley officiating.
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John K. Clark

John Kenneth Clark, 80, of Box Springs, Georgia, died Friday, May 31, 2013, at Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus, Georgia.
He was born to Heman Glennwood and Vivian Hester Clark in Lumberton and grew up in Raeford, graduating from Hoke High School at the age of 17. He then joined the US Navy where he proudly served four years of shipboard Korean War duty. He entered the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1954, earning a degree in journalism three years later.
He worked for the Charlotte Observer as a reporter and editorial writer before entering the public relations field, where he held corporate positions with Monsanto, M&M/Mars and North Carolina National Bank. He was inducted into the Public Relations Hall of Fame in 1990 and retired from Duke Power in 1992, where he was Vice President in Charge of Corporate Communications.
After his retirement, he devoted himself to public service, having moved to Marion County, Georgia to be close to his wife Shirley's family.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Clark of Box Springs; a son, John Kenneth Clark, Jr. of Morganton; three daughters, Beth McLeod, Karen Kunkle and Lisa Crawford and husband Dennis, all of Seattle, Washington; a brother Tony F. Clark and wife Peggy of Chapel Hill; a sister, Jean Johnson Kelly and husband Bill of Raeford; seven grandchildren, Lindsey McLeod, Robert Kunkle, William Kunkle, Kimberly Kunkle, Dustin Lagos, David Crawford, Jennifer Crawford; and two great-grandsons, Leo Sanon and Colin Crawford.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at New Providence Baptist Church with the Rev. David Chapman officiating. Music will be provided by Sherry McAllister. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 4 from 6-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the New Providence Baptist Church Building Fund, 51 Moon Lane, Buena Vista, GA, 31803, or the John B. Amos Cancer Center, 1831 5th Ave., Columbus, GA, 31904. Watson-Tante Funeral Home of Buena Vista, Georgia, was in charge of arrangements.

Margie O. Locklear

Margie Oxendine Locklear, 78, of 2517 N. Duffie Road,  Red Springs, died Wednesday, May 29, 2013.
Survivors are: son, James; daughter, Lita; brother, Neil; sisters, Clidie and Maggie; and six grandchildren.
The funeral was held Sat., June 1 at 2 p.m. in South Hoke Baptist Church. Burial was in church cemetery.


Cornelia Jackson

Cornelia Jackson, 90, of 1206 Fulton St., died Tuesday, May 28, 2013.
Survivors are: son, Jerome; sisters, Bertha, Doris and Catherine; brother, Alexander; and four grandchildren.
The funeral was held Sun. Jun. 2 at 3 p.m. in New Beginning Committed to God in Red Springs. Burial was in church cemetery.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Paul B Livingston

Paul B. Livingston of Raeford died Thursday May 30, 2013 in his home at the age of 96.
He was born in Hoke County on June 27, 1916 to the late Hector A. Livingston and Katie McBryde Livingston. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Davis Livingston. He was a member of the Raeford United Methodist Church, and the Raeford Masonic Lodge #306. He served as past master, secretary, chaplain, and coach. He was also past president of the Mecca Shrine Club. He gave faithful service to many occupations in his life—Farmer, The Dundarrch Trading Company, U.S. Postal Service, Burlington Industries, and in the civil service at Fort Bragg. He is the grandson of a confederate veteran, and was a life member of the Hoke McLauchlin Chapter of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans.
He proudly served during WWII in what was then Lumber Bridge National Guard. Some of his achievements include the Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with one bronze service star, and WWII Victory Medal.
He was a loving husband, a devoted father, grandfather, and a friend. He was there for anyone in need. Not for glory, honor, awards, or kudos, but because of a selfless desire to help.
He is survived by two sons, Paul M. Livingston (Terrie) of Wake Forest and Charles H. Livingston of Holden Beach; two daughters, Faye L. Lippard (Larry) of Raeford and Ann L. Dubroff (Stan) of Jackson, New Jersey; five grandchildren, Kevin Lippard (Carrie), Amy Anders, Allison Sorce (James), Katie Watkins and Logan Livingston; and five great-grandchildren,
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2013 at Crumpler Funeral Home, 131 Harris Ave, Raeford.
A graveside service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 2, 2013 in the Raeford Cemetery with the Rev. Adolf Smith officiating.
Memorials may be made to Liberty Hospice, 336 S. Main Street, Raeford, NC 28376 and/or the Raeford United Methodist Church: General Fund, 308 N. Main Street, Raeford, NC 28376.
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