Thursday, March 20, 2014

Carolyn Wilkes

Carolyn Matthews Wilkes, age 76, of Clyde, passed away on Wednesday March 19, 2014 at The Homestead in Clyde.
A native of Sampson County, she was the daughter of the late Radford and Gladys Williams Matthews. She was also preceded in death by a son, Ricky Wilkes. She was a retired employee of J. P. Stevens in Wagram.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Ervin Wilkes of Clyde; a daughter, Debbie Odom and her husband, the Rev. Mike Odom of Morganton; a brother, Grayson Matthews and his wife, Carol of Elkhorn, Wisconsin; two granddaughters, Michelle Odom James and her husband, Allen, and Danielle Odom and her fiancée, David Snyder; and a great-granddaughter, Riley James.
For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at "Obituaries" at

Monday, March 17, 2014

Michael F. Elebee

Michael Fitzgeral Elebee, 45,of Memphis, Tennessee, formerly of Raeford, died March 13, 2014.He was born on April 13, 1968 in Cumberland County. He was a 1985 graduate of Hoke High School. He traveled in his work with a furniture promotion company.
He is survived by his father, John Elebee of Raeford.
S&S Funeral Home Chapel Services in Memphis is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Danny J. Towe

Danny Joe Towe, 67, of Raeford, died Thursday, March 13, 2014, in his home.
He was a Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War.
Survivors are: wife, Julie Towe; children, Alice, George and John; grandchildren, Jonathan, Logan and Tyler; mother, Virginia Towe; brother, Gene Towe and wife Pollie; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Stoney Point Baptist Church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight, Monday, March 17, 2014, at Reeves Funeral Home in Hope Mills.