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Thursday, July 4, 2013

Pamela S. Thomas

Pamela (Pam) Sprouse Thomas of 131 Chapel Hill Drive Raeford died June 29, 2013 in Florida at the age of 66.
She was born in Alexandria, Virginia on February 25, 1947 to the late Jesse and Mary Sprouse. She was employed as the support manager for Morale Welfare Recreation in Fort Bragg. She was a member of the Raeford First Baptist Church.
Survivors are her husband Albert Goetz of Seubersdorf, Germany; four sons, John Brown of Burke, Virginia, Jesse Brown of Germany, Howard Ryals of Raeford, and Timothy Thomas of Raeford; four grandchildren, Melissa Thomas, Jonathan Brown, Ashley Thorpe and Ethan Thomas; and two brothers, Richard Sprouse of Stevens City, Virginia and John Sprouse of Raeford.
Visitation will be held 7-9 pm Monday July 10 at Crumpler Funeral Home 131 Harris Ave Raeford.
A graveside memorial service will be held later in Alexandria, Virginia.
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Monday, July 1, 2013

Samuel "Jack" Autry

Samuel Jackson (Jack) Autry of Red Springs died, Monday, July 01, 2013 in Golden Living Nursing Home at the age of 89.
He was born in Wake County on June 9, 1924 to the late Hope Gilbert Autry and Annie Belle Black Autry. He was a member of the Red Springs First Baptist Church where he served as deacon and Sunday School teacher. Before he retired he was employed with Belk in Raeford and Red Springs, and Joe Sugars in St. Pauls. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Kathryn Stone Autry of Red Springs; his sons, Thomas H. Autry and his wife, Cindy of Raleigh, and Jimmy M. Autry and his wife, Judy of Kathleen, Georgia; his brother, David A. Autry and his wife, Mary Ellen of Texas; his sisters, Betty Jean Walters and her husband, H.P. of Raeford, and Annie Marie Kounse and her husband, Gene of Texas; three grandchildren, Ryan Autry and his wife Jennifer of Raleigh, Landon Autry and his wife Stephanie of Knightdale, and Shellie Tedford and her husband, Jason of Charlotte; and five great-grandchildren, Lillie, Jackson, Darcy, Macey and Ryleigh.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Red Springs with the Rev. Bradley Boberg officiating. Burial will be in the Alloway Cemetery. The family will receive friends after the service at the home.
Memorials may be made to; First Baptist Church, 701 East 4th Ave. Red Springs, NC 28377
Interment will be in the Alloway Cemetery in Red Springs.
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Sunday, June 30, 2013

John D. McAllister

John D. McAllister Sr., 91, of 130 South Vass Road, died Thursday, June 27, 2013.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church.
Burial will be in McAllister family cemetery. He is survived by a daughter, Marverra Savage; sons, John Jr., Orlando, Vincent and Jason; sisters, Helen McLaurin and Ruth Murphy; a brother, Russell Jr.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.