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Friday, May 15, 2015

Charles Bailey

Charles Bailey, 75, of 5373 Philippi Church Road, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015.
He was an Army veteran.
Survivors are: wife, Betsy; daughters, Debra, Beverly, and Mary; sons, Melvin and Ronald; and four grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Saturday, May 16 at noon in Lewis Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Fayetteville. Burial will be in Eastlawn Cemetery. 
Viewing will held Friday, May 15 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Cunningham & Sons Mortuary, Fayetteville. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 at the funeral home.


Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Mary Jane Estrada

Mary Jane Estrada, age 65, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at her home.

She was born July 30, 1949 in Michigan to the late William Charles Webb and Pauline Elizabeth Grimbsy Webb. She was a member of Solid Rock United Pentecostal Church of Raeford.

She is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth Ann Estrada and Miranda Barrera (Ruben); and two grandchildren, Eliana Barrera and Kegan Barrera.

Visitation will be held Friday, May 15, 2015 from 6-8 at Crumpler Funeral Home 131 Harris Ave Raeford.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May16,2015 at Solid Rock United Pentecostal Church 1430 North Main Street, Raeford.

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Jessica Pearson

Jessica Lynne McGough Pearson died Sunday, May 10, 2015.
 She was born July 20, 1952 in Los Angeles, California to the late Owen McGough and Cosima Rall McGough. She was preceded in death by her sister Claudia Kerns.
She was loved at RockFish Church, where she attended the Comfort Zone and Women's Ministries Bible Class. She was also a member of the water aerobics class at First Health Fitness Center in Raeford.
She is survived by a son Zachary M. Pearson (Jackie) of Raeford; a daughter Jessica R. Pearson of Sunnyvale, California; two brothers, Steven McGough (Dianna) of Santa Rosa, California   and Martin McGough (Yvonne) of Stevenson Ranch, California; three sisters, Emily Garrett (Bill) of Freeman, Missouri; Kathi Fields (David) of Upland, California, and Jeanne Leach (Rick) of Sunland, California; and two grandchildren, Brice Pearson and Owen Pearson.
A memorial service will be held 11:30 am Saturday, May, 16, 2015 at RockFish Church, 9949 Fayetteville Road, Raeford with Pastor Tony McVickers officiating. After the service, participants are invited to celebrate her life, with family, at her new home, 1015 Hobson Road Raeford.
The family request that donations may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation in her name.
Online condolences may be made at

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Eloise C. Teal

Eloise Carmichael Teal, 93, of Raeford, died Sunday, May 10, 2015.
She was born July 10, 1921 in Scotland County, a daughter of the late Duncan and Katie Bell Jones Carmichael. She was a loving and devoted wife to the late Clyde Washington Teal. She and her late husband were the owners of Teal Oil Company that operated in Raeford for more than 30 years. She served as a faithful member for 70 years of the Raeford United Methodist Church and a former member of Caledonia United Methodist Church. She was very active in her church and involved with her Bible Circle Group and Sunday school class. Her love and devotion to her family, her faith to her church, her loyalty to her friends and her acts of kindness to those in need will be remembered by those who knew and loved her.
Survivors are: daughters, Jean Harris and husband John of Cary, Ann Walker and husband Wayne of Durham, and Linda Teal of Raeford; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held Thursday, May 14 at noon in Raeford United Methodist Church with the Dr. Steve Castle officiating. Burial will follow in the Raeford Cemetery. Visitation will be at 11 a.m. prior to the service in the Fellowship Hall of the church.
Memorials may be to: Raeford United Methodist Church Women, 308 N Main St., Raeford, NC 28376 in her memory.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Rita Gueta

Rita Mendoza Flores Gueta, 73, of 198 Wallace McLean Road, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015.
Survivors are: husband, Camilo; children, Alejandro, Jorge, Elvia, Carmen, Guadalupe, Jaime and Rocio; sister, Maria Mendoza; 21 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A funeral Mass was held Saturday, Map 9 from 5 to 10p.m. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church.

Muriel B. Pippin

Muriel Billie Pippin, 88, of Raeford, died Sunday May 3, 2015.
Survivor are: children, Muriel, Michael, Charles and Ceridwen; sister, Dottie Harris; four grandchildren.
A  celebration of life service was held Saturday, May 9 at 1p.m. in Raeford United Methodist Church.

Isaac X. Pitts

Isaac Xavier Pitts, 16, of Raeford, died Thursday, May 7, 2014.
Survivors are: parents, Kristie and Martin DeLuna, Michael and Paula; siblings, Joshua Quick, Christian, Jordan, Brendan, Sonya Wann, Jenna Gano and Devin DeLuna; and six grandparents.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Map 13 at 10 a.m. in Parma Church of God in Parma, Mo. Burial will be in Bernie Memorial Cemetery in Bernie, Mo.