Howard Vander "Whit" Whittington, 87, of Raeford, died Wednesday, January 13, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Vander Bilt and Nona Whittington. Survivors are: his wife, Bessie Lee Whittington; daughters, Kristine Marie Sheridan and Cindy Patricia Hampton; son and daughter-in-law, Vancleef and Kathleen Whittington.
The funeral will be held Saturday, January 16 at 1 p.m. at Hope Mills Church of God. Burial will be Cumberland Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Friday, January 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Pinecrest Funeral & Cremation Services in Hope Mills. Condolences may be made at www.pinecrestfuneralservices
Tony McEachrin, 55 of Raeford, died Saturday, January 2, 2016. He was born in Johnson County on May 29, 1960. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors are: brother, Antonis McEachrin of Maryland; sister, Delores McEachrin of Raeford. The funeral was held Sunday, January 10 at 2 p.m. at Crumpler Funeral Home in Red Springs.