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Friday, December 9, 2016

Ella Lee Lockamy

Ella Lee Lockamy, affectionately known as "Bo Peep" passed away at the age of 90 on Thursday, December 8, 2016.

She was born in Cumberland County on July 27, 1926 to the late Dewey Lee and Verda Barefoot Lee. Her husband, James "Bill" Rosser Lockamy, and her son, James "Jimmy" Lockamy, her daughter, Ella "Lib" Jenkins preceded her in death.

She was a lifelong resident of Fayetteville. She had a passion for gardening and truly loved being outdoors. More often than not, you found her walking barefoot when outside. While she loved being outside, her greatest love was her family. She was a beloved, dedicated wife, loving mother, and proud grandmother and great grandmother. Children of all ages brought her so much pleasure and were a light in her life.

She is survived by her son, J. D. Lockamy and his wife, Linda of Fayetteville; her daughter-in-law, Faye Lockamy of Fayetteville; her son-in-law Lent Jenkins of Fayetteville; her brothers, Howard Lee of Hope Mills, and Albert Lee and his wife, Pat of South Carolina; four grandchildren, Ray Jenkins and his wife, Winnie, Kenneth Lockamy and his wife, Jamie, Christopher Lockamy and his wife, Crystal, and Gregory Crist and his wife, Tracey; six great-grandchildren, Zachary Jenkins, Cora Lockamy, James Lockamy, Bradley Crist and Jessica Matthews, Daniel Shipp; and one great-great-grandson, Jaxon Shipp.

A visitation will be at Galatia Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall on Monday, December 12 from 1-2 p.m.  with the funeral following at 2 in the sanctuary with with CRE Brett Johnson and QRE Herman Autry officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Harold Coach

Harold Gustav Coach of Lumber Bridge passed away Monday, December 5, 2016 in Southeastern Regional Medical Center at the age of 68.

He was born in Germany on August 24, 1948. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was the owner and operator of Coach and Son Military Surplus in Lumber Bridge. He was a collector of military memorabilia and enjoyed watching westerns and war movies.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Paula W. Coach of Lumber Bridge; his son, Johnny L. Coach (Megan) of Lumber Bridge; his daughters, Andrea Koch of Germany, and Jeannette Ullmann-Lopez (Uwe) of Germany; his brother, William Rossano (Pat) of Linden; his sister, Lucy R. Carr (Jim) of New Jersey; three grandchildren, Vivian Lopez-Stith of Germany, Johnny L. Coach Jr. of Lumber Bridge, and Lyla Marie Coach of Lumber Bridge; and two great-grandchildren, Hailey Lopez-Stith and Leo Lopez-Stith.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 13 at Rockfish Church of God, 7869 Rockfish Road, Raeford with Pastor Gary W. Leviner Jr. officiating.

A time for visiting will be held at the family's home prior to and after the service.