Friday, January 31, 2014

Kimberly L. Ray

Kimberly La'Shan Ray, 42, of 9 Graham St., died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014.
Survivors are: mother, Sharon; and brothers, Timothy and Cedric.
The funeral will be held Saturday, February 1 at 1 p.m. in St. Joseph Miracle Revival Center Solid Rock Ministries. Burial will be in St. Joseph Memorial Gardens.
Viewing will be held today, January 31 from 2 to 7 p.m. at L.E. Floyd Funeral Home in Red Springs.

Monday, January 27, 2014

Gilbert Hoffman

Gilbert "Steve" Hoffman, 56, of Louisville, Kentucky, died Friday, January 24, 2014 in his home.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Marilyn Lewis Hoffman, and his grandparents, Woodrow and Ruth Lewis.
Survivors are: his wife, Jeanene; children, Matthew, Eric, Andrew, and Erin; father, Gilbert E. Hoffman of Raeford; and sister, Pamela Henry of Rudy, Arkansas.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, January 29 at 7 p.m. in Highlands Funeral Home in Louisville, Kentucky

Ronald G. Winter

Ronald Gary Winter, 69, formerly of Raeford, died January 24, 2014.
He was born December 24, 1944 in Worthington, Minnesota to Vic and Marcella Winter. He married Jan Clifford in April 1965 and together they have three sons, Doug, Troy, and Kevin. He served in the United States Army for 20 years and worked in the private sector as an electrician. He dedicated his life to his family.
He is preceded in death by his father, Vic; his sisters, Judy, Janice, and Carol; and his grandson, Matthew.
Ron is survived by his mother, Marcella Winter; his sister, Barbara Uphoff; his brother, Randy Winter; his wife, Jan Winter; his children, Doug (Beth), Troy (Pennie), and Kevin (Rebecca); and three grandchildren, Ryan, Kayla, and Cadence.
At his request, no services will be held. A private family memorial will be performed at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Stanly County, 960 North First Street, Albemarle, NC 28001.
Stanly Funeral Home, Inc. of Albemarle NC is serving the Winter family.

Annie F. Burney

Annie Frances Burney, 62, of Raeford, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.
Survivors are: children, Victor and Tiffany; brothers, Cleveland, Robert, Arnold and Ervin; sister, Welma Leak; and two grandchildren.
The funeral was held Sunday, January 26 at 3 p.m. in Friendship Grove FWB Church.

Christine C. Roberson

Christine Craddock Roberson, daughter of the late Edward and Elizabeth Craddock Hackett, the second youngest child in the family, died Saturday, January 25.
She was born on August 3, 1918, in Jackson County, Georgia. The family moved to Red Springs in 1923 when the children were young. Christine, known and called "Chris" by many, attended and graduated from high school in Red Springs.
On August 5, 1952, she married Monroe Roberson. He preceded her in death after 27 years of marriage. She was a faithful member of Jones Chapel Missionary Baptist Church as long as her age and health permitted. She was a member of the Missionary Department.
She leaves to cherish her memories, one brother, John Craddock of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be from 11-11:30 a.m. Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Jones Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Red Springs.
The funeral will follow the visitation at 11:30 am at the church. Burial will follow at Center Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Red Springs.
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