Friday, October 31, 2014

Randolph Campbell

Minister Randolph Campbell, 62, of 878 Townsend Road, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014.
Survivors are: wife, Emma; daughters, Christina, Crystal Blue; siblings, Larry, Thomas, Freddie, Catherine Hallman, Marsellie, Lawrence, Theodore; two grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Saturday. Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. in World of Life Temple Activity Center. Burial will be in Highland Biblical Gardens. 
Visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 31 from 1 to 7 p.m. at Buie Funeral Home chapel in Raeford.


Thursday, October 30, 2014

Christine L. Chapman

Christine Locklear Chapman, 77, passed away Saturday, October 25, 2014 in her home.
She was born in Hoke County on May 30, 1938 to Willie Locklear and Ethel Maynor Locklear. She was a homemaker. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Whitford Chapman Sr., a son, Jerry Maynor and siblings, Nola Hodges, Johnson Locklear, Cecil Locklear and Eunice Moore.
She is survived by her sons, William Chapman (Karen) of Hope Mills, Willie E. Maynor of the home,Joseph Maynor of Hope Mills; a stepson, Edgar Chapman Jr. of Linden; daughters, Nora Gray (James) of Lumber Bridge, Francine Jackson (Sammy), Anita File (Joe), and Nola Hall (Ron), all of Fayetteville, Denise Naylor (Duron) of Raeford and Janet Darden (Martin) of Fayetteville; 21 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be noon-2 p.m. Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at Crystal Spring Chapel, 1465 Crystal Spring Chapel Rd. Fayetteville, NC 28306.
The funeral will follow the visitation at the church with Pastor Bruce Suggs officiating.
Burial will follow the service in Cape Fear Baptist Church Cemetery in Fayetteville.
Online condolences may be made at

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Raymond E. Hawkins

Raymond E. Hawkins
Raymond Eugene Hawkins, 84, passed away peacefully on October 28, 2014.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Frances Althenia Hawkins; children Linda English (Butch), Raymond Eugene "Gene" Hawkins, Jr. (Donna), Kathy Schmidt (John), and Kim McGirt (John); grandchildren, Jack English (Courtney), Hannah English, Jeff Schmidt (Caroline), Mallory Wojciechowski (Timothy), Jessie Hawkins, and Mollie McGirt; and great-granddaughters, Caroline English, Charlotte English, Morgan Schmidt and Madeline Schmidt.
He served in the U.S. Army and was a decorated veteran who proudly served his country during the Korean War and the Vietnam War and was honored with a Bronze Star. He retired from the US. .Army after 20 years of service and was then employed 40 years by The House of Raeford. He was an active member of the Hillcrest Baptist Church and the Hillcrest Volunteer Fire Department in Raeford, as well as an active Shriner and Mason. He was also instrumental in helping to start and organize the Hillcrest Community Water System.
Hewill be remembered by those who knew him as a loving, devoted family man, who was full of life and enjoyed making people smile. Nothing made him happier that sharing a good meal and laugh with family and friends. He was a hard worker and a generous spirit who gave money, time and attention whenever a need arose.
He spent the last four years of his life surrounded by the love and care of staff and friends at Scotia Village in Laurinburg.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 29 from 7-9 p.m. at Crumpler Funeral Home, 131 Harris Ave, Raeford.
The funeral will be held Thursday, October 30 at 2 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Raeford with burial to follow.
Flowers are welcome or donations can be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church, 2699 US Hwy 401 Business, Raeford, NC 28376 or Scotland County Hospice, 610 Launchwood Dr, Laurinburg, NC 28352.

Francis "Frank" S. Attebery

Retired Special Forces Command Sgt. Maj. Francis S. "Frank" Attebery, of Raeford, passed away peacefully at Womack Army Medical Center on Fort Bragg on Saturday, Oct.25,2014.
Frank was born Nov. 28 1940, in Carmi,Ill. He graduated from Francis Joseph Reitz High School in Evansville, Ind., June 5, 1958, and enlisted in the U.S. Army in August 1958. Frank's Army travels carried him to South Korea, Okinawa, Vietnam, Bad Tolz, West Germany and Heidelberg, West Germany, as well as posts at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Fort Campbell, Ky., Fort Bragg, and Fort Bliss, Texas. His many military awards include the Soliders Medal; five Bronze Stars with V device; Meritorious Service Medal; and the Legion of Merit.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgie and Russell Peerman; a grandson, Matthew Betts; two sisters, Mary Attebery Bishop and Linda Peerman Baker, and two brothers, Harold Attebery and Dennis Peerman, all of Evansville.
Survivors are:  his wife of 51 years, Loretta D Attebery of the home; son, Russell Attebery and wife Lynn of Lexington; daughter, Pamela Betts of Candler; three grandchildren, Shannon Kosch and husband Matthew, Michael Betts, and Joseph Attebery; a great-grandson, Konner Kosch; a brother, James Robert (Bobby) Attebery and wife Loretta of Petersburg, Ind.; a sister, Sue Peerman Jackson and husband Howard of Topeka, Kan.; aunt, Mary Ann Victorn of Olney Ill.; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive family and friends today, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Reeves Funeral Home in Hope Mills. The family will also receive family and friends at the home. There will be a graveside service in Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery in Spring Lake on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at noon.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association or Disabled American Veterans.