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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Dennis Hamilton

Dennis Hamilton, 53, of Turnpike Pines Rd. in Raeford, died on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.
Survivors are: sister, Sarah H. Clark (Bruce); and brother, Bernie Hamilton (Deborah).
The funeral will be held Saturday, June 13 at 2 p.m. in J W Turlington School in Raeford. Burial will be held in Highland Biblical Gardens in Raeford.
A public viewing will be held on Friday, June 12, 2015 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Purcell Funeral Home in Southern Pines.

Gussie M. Johnson

Gussie Mae Johnson, 78, of Raeford, died Friday, June 5, 2015.
Survivors are: children, Brenda Leach, Christine Adams, Alfonzo, Norman and Leewood; stepsons, Thomas and Jeremiah; siblings, Christine Singletary, Otis, Lacy and James.
The funeral will be held Friday, June 12 at 11 a.m. Friday in Spring Branch Missionary Baptist Church with viewing from 10 to 11 a.m. in Wagram. 
Burial will be in Daniels Deliverance Church cemetery. Viewing will be held Thursday, June 11 from 1 to 8 p.m. at Morris Funeral Home in Laurinburg.


Clinton O. Godwin

Clinton O. Godwin, 52, of 1577 McBryde Lake Road, died Saturday, June 6, 2015.
Survivors are: mother, Mamie; and sisters, Shelda Harris, Elaine Shaw and Jacqueline.
The funeral will be held Thursday, June 11 at 3 p.m. in Silver Grove Missionary Baptist Church. 
Viewing will be held Wednesday, June 10 from 1 to 7 p.m. at Buie Funeral Home chapel in Raeford.


Monday, June 8, 2015

Erica D. Malloy

Erica DeShon Malloy, 28, formerly of Raeford, passed away Friday, May 29, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA.
Erica was born in Cumberland County, NC on February 26, 1987 to Morvel D. Baldwin and Kenneth R. Malloy. She graduated from Hoke High School and then from the Art Institute in Charlotte.
Erica was her own kind of beautiful inside and out. She was an Actress/Model, who just signed with a major Artist Agency in Los Angeles, California. She was a fast learner, had a great personality and very detail oriented. Throughout her life she acquired special skills and abilities such as Painting, Cheerleading, Basketball, Frisbee, Bowling, Hula Hoop, Jump Rope, Jogging/Running, Jazz Dance, Roller Skating, Author, Yoga, Swimming, Volleyball, Belly Dance, Bicyclist, Cartwheel and Horseback Riding.
Erica's famous slogan is "Explore, Love, Create & Be Happy" and that's the attitude she expressed with her family and friends all across the world. She touched so many people and was an inspiration for others to turn their dreams into reality. She is extremely loved, will be heavily missed and a true Superstar!
Don't let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It's your place in the world; it's your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live. - Mae Jamison
Survivors are:  her Mother, Morvel D. Baldwin of Raeford; Father - Kenneth R. Malloy and Step Mother Loretta Malloy of Shannon, NC; Brother, Keithan A. Baldwin and Sister In-law, Christy J. Baldwin of Australia; God Mother, Teresa Lindsey of Raeford; God Brothers - Kiron Richardson & Jerod Richardson of Raeford; Grandmother, (Theola) Theolder Malloy of Raeford; 8 Aunts, 3 Uncles and a whole slew of cousins.
A Celebration of Life Service was held Saturday, June 6 at noon at LaFayette Funeral Home, 6651 Raeford Rd. Fayetteville, NC 28304.

William H. Stutts

William Hughie "Bill" Stutts, of Red Springs, died Saturday, June 6, 2015, at his home at the age of 83.
Mr. Stutts was born in Rockingham on July 26, 1931, to the late Hughie and Bernice Meacham Stutts. He was preceded in death by his wife, Catsy Currie Stutts.
Mr. Stutts was a member of Antioch Presbyterian Church and served in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army, and was a former town commissioner of Red Springs. He retired from Lumbee Electric as a line superintendent.
Survivors are: his daughter, Cheryl Stutts Wilson and her husband, Buddy, of Ocean Isle Beach; a grandson, Travis Wilson of Red Springs; a sister, Patricia Phillips of Lumberton; two brothers, Jack Stutts and his wife, Terry, of Charlotte and Mike Stutts and his wife, Betsy, of Red Springs; and three brothers-in-law, Billy Currie and his wife, Janet, Harold Currie, and Eddie Currie and his wife, Nancy, all of Red Springs.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at Antioch Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dr. David Hudson and the Rev. Tommy Wilson officiating.
The family will receive friends after the service in the church fellowship hall

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Kevin West

Kevin West of Raeford died Sunday June 7, 2015 at his home at the age of 48.

He was born in Laurinburg on May 20, 1967. He was preceded in death by his mother Sarah English Ross.

He is survived by two daughters, Kristen West Hagreen and her husband Robert of Cary, and Jessica West of Troy; his father Donald E. Ross of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; his sister Kristie West McBryde (Randy Wright) of Raeford; and five grandchildren.

A private memorial service will be held later.

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