Jimmy Lewis Michael of Pinebluff, age 52, died Monday April 6, 2015 at his home. He was born in Moore County on July 27, 1962, to the late John and Betty Fields Michael. He was owner and operator of Michael's Electric in Pinebluff and formally employed with Lowe's in Fayetteville. Survivors are: two sisters, Rhonda Kennedy (Michael) and Sandy Bureau (Craig); two brothers, Jerry Michael (Phyzzie) and Larry Michael, four nieces, Jennifer Bureau, Michelle Bureau, Lisa Kennedy and Larie Kennedy. A private Memorial Service will be Later. Crumpler Funeral Home in Pinebluff served the family.
Ellen "Susie" Hubbard of Raeford died Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the age of 73. She was born in Cumberland County on November 7, 1941 to the late Lee Roy Sherman, Sr. and Roxie Mae Hill Sherman. She was preceded in death by her son, Willie C. Hubbard, Jr. She was a great wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Survivors are: her husband, Willie C. Hubbard, Sr. of Raeford; her son John C. Hubbard of Eastover; her daughter, Angel Rose Croyle (Kevin) of Fayetteville; her sisters, Dorothy Finley (Larry) of West End, Mary Couch (Charles) of Fayetteville, Hilda Parker (Robert) of Fayetteville; 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held Monday, April 13 at 1 p.m. in LaFayette Memorial Park West on Raeford Road in Fayetteville. Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com.
Bishop Neil W. McPhatter, 91 of Raeford, died Saturday, April 04, 2015. Survivors are: his wife, Elder Artie C. McPhatter; children, Johnnie M. Roper, Betty Redmon, Wesley McPhatter, and Helen McNeill; sisters, Betty McLaughlin, Ellouise Burrell, and Harlena Kershaw; brother, Ernest McPhatter; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held Thursday, April 9 at 1 p.m. in the Matthew Rouse Center. Burial will be in the Lilly's Chapel Cemetery in Red Springs. Viewing will be held Wednesday, April 8 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Buie Funeral Home. The wake will be from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrews Holiness Church.
Flora Holmes Tyson, 91, of 156 Dockery Road, died Friday, April 3, 2015. Survivors are: two nieces; and three nephews. The funeral will be held Wednesday, April 8 at 4 p.m. in Silver Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in church cemetery.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, April at 1 p.m. at Buie Funeral Home in Raeford.