Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Knute Millican II

Knute Wilson Millican II died Wednesday, April 6, 2016 in Forsyth County Medical Center at the age of 58.

He was born in Taiwan on May 27, 1957. He retired from the U.S. Army in 1996.

He is survived by his wife, Lori White of Raeford; his mother, Mary Guice of Orlando, Florida; his brothers, Bob Guice (Laura) of Florida, and Herbert Guice of Alabama; and his sisters, Roberta Brown (Robert) of South Carolina, and Mary Guice of Alabama.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Brandy Matthews

Brandy Lynn Frankie Matthews, 39, of Hope Mills, died Saturday April 15, 2016 at her home.

She was born April 23, 1976 in Benton, Illinois. She was a member of Raeford First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Harry and June Pankey, and Bert and Mary Frankie.

She is survived by a daughter, Madison Grace Matthews, of Fayetteville; her mother, Cathy Bundy of Fayetteville; her father, Brian Frankie (Brenda) of San Antonio, Texas; a brother, Cort Frankie     ( Rebecca) Altus, Oklahoma; a sister, Brianne Chambers ( Jewell) of Raeford; three nieces, Caitlyn, Ava, Margaret Claire; and two nephews, Luke, and Andy "Bubba."

A visitation will be held Sunday, April 24, 2016 from 2-3 p.m. at Raeford First Baptist Church 333 North Main Street, Raeford.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 24, at Raeford First Baptist Church with the Rev. Tom Lee and the Rev. Russell Pankey officiating.

Memorials may be made to Madison Grace Matthews C/O Cathy Bundy, 150 Barefoot Rd. Fayetteville, NC 28306.

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James D. Parks

James David Parks of Raeford, died Sunday, April 3, 2016 in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, at the age of 75.

He was born July 31, 1940 in Hoke County to the late Robert and Wilda Parks. He is preceded in death by two brothers, Billy and Allen Parks.

He is survived by his son, David Shane Parks of Monroe; his daughter, Sylvia Lowery of Wagram; two sisters, Nan Worrell of Star, and Carol Beaman of Mt. Gilead; 3 brothers, Robert Parks of Raeford, Gene Parks of Laurel Hill, and Edwin Parks of Raeford; and five grandchildren. 

A memorial graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 29, 2016 at Shiloh Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Phil Pearce officiating.

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