Friday, March 7, 2014

Diane H. Winston

Diane Haywood Winston, 46, of 3593 Balfour Road, Shannon, died Wednesday, March 5, 2013 in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.
Survivors are: husband, Daniel Preston Winston; sons, Nakeem Jarel Winston, Jamar T. Winston, and Preston Darrell Winston; daughters, Rachel Denise Hailey, and Tracy Anne Hailey; mother, Georgia Haywood; brothers, Ricky Haywood and James Haywood; sisters, Carolyn Ruffin, Yvonne Haywood, and Sarah McGeechy; and 5 grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Sunday, March 9 at 2 p.m. in St. Joseph Miracle Revival Center in Red Springs. Burial will be in church cemetery.
Public viewing will be held Saturday, March 8 from 2 – 6 p.m. in Crumpler Funeral Home in Red Springs and visitation will be from 6 – 8 p.m.

Rudolph "Rudy" Hendrix

Rudolph "Rudy" Hendrix of Raeford died Thursday, March 6, 2014 in his home at the age of 62.
He was born in Scotland County on June 4, 1951. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lillian Sebald Hendrix and his brother, Randy Williamson. A graduate of Hoke High School, Rudy served in the U.S. Air Force and later graduated from the Northern Virginia Police Academy. He began working with the Prince William County Police Department and retired as a criminal investigator. Upon his retirement he moved back home to Raeford in 2005 and joined the Patriot Guard Riders and the Blue Knights where he served as Road Captain.
He is survived by his son, Jonathan E. Dunn of Manassas, Virginia; his father Robert "Bob" C. Hendrix of Raeford; his mother, Mildred C. Williamson of Fayetteville; his sisters, Lena M. Scott and her husband (Frank) of Fayetteville, Linda Long of Lakewood, Colorado, and Diane Autry (Jimmy) of Fayetteville; his brothers, Donald and Ronald Williamson of Fayetteville, Paul Williamson (Denise) of St. Pauls, and Fred Williamson (Sharon) of Hope Mills; and many beloved uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, and cousins.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Crumpler Funeral Home, 131 Harris Ave, Raeford, and other times at the home of Bob Hendrix, 206 W. 5th Ave, Raeford.
The funeral will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 9 at Raeford Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Michael McGehee and Chaplin Bill McCoy officiating. Burial will be in the Raeford Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Blue Knights, P.O. Box 473, Fayetteville, NC 28302 and/or Patriot Guard Riders, Inc., c/o Tatum & Associates, Inc., 6641 E. 85th Street North
Owasso, Ok 74055.
Online condolences may be made at

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Ruth B. Ratley

Ruth Butler Ratley, 84, of Raeford, formerly of Fayetteville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
Survivors are: sons, Dan, Steve, Ronnie and Phillip; sister, Sarah Kunst; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Saturday, March 8 at 2 p.m. in Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home chapel in Fayetteville. Burial will be in Cross Creek Cemetery in Fayetteville.
Visitation will be held an hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

John D. Black

John David Black, 72, of 216 Scotland Ave., died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.
Survivors are: children, Karen Becton, John and Byron; sisters, Sallie Newkirk, Ti-Yetta Gomez, Devetta Banister, Glendia Black-Flippin and Dorothy; brothers, Prince and Owen; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Friday, March 7 at 2 p.m. in Leach Springs MBC. Burial will be in Hoke Community Cemetery.