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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Ann L. Cummings

Ann Locklear Cummings of 161 Welsh Road Raeford, passed away at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at the age of 60.

She was born in Fayetteville to the late Alex and Essie Locklear. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Cummings Sr. and her daughter, Sharon Harris.

She is survived by a daughter, Danielle C. Owens and her husband Avery of Red Springs; two sons, Arnold Cummings Jr. and his wife Trina of Raeford, and Brian Keith Cummings and his wife Amber of Raeford; five grandchildren, Brandon Harris and his girlfriend Ashley, and Joshua Harris, Marcus Cummings, Nylah Cummings and Briella Cummings; one great-granddaughter, Katelyn Harris; three brothers, Buddy Locklear, Leon Locklear and his wife Iris and Larry Locklear; and three sisters, Doris Whitehead, Rita Cummings and her husband Samuel, and Sue Lowery.

Visitation will be held Friday, March 16 from 7-9 p.m. at Crumpler Funeral Home, 131 Harris Ave. Raeford.

The funeral will be held Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Crumpler Funeral Home in Raeford. Burial will be in the Rock Gove Baptist Church Cemetery, 360 T.C. Jones Road, Raeford.

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Angela D. Kimbrell

Angela Dillon Kimbrell, 72, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 5, 2018. She lived a full life, enjoyed time, conversations and travel with friends and family, and was a voracious reader. She was born on April 28, 1945 in Rockingham County and was the first child of Henry Harold and Bessie Boyd Dillon. She grew up in Raeford and graduated from Hoke High School in 1963. After living in different North Carolina communities, she moved to Wilmington in 1977, where she worked as a bookkeeper, and eventually owned Dillon Accounting Services. 

She is survived by her daughter, Elisa Phillips of Washington, North Carolina, son, Lee Phillips of Greensboro; two grandchildren, Allyson and Carson Burney; and brother, Bruce Dillon, and his wife, Christina of Kannapolis.  She is preceded in death by her husband, John P. Kimbrell, and her parents.

A visitation and memorial service will be held at Andrews Mortuary and Crematory, Valley Chapel, at 4108 S College Rd, Wilmington. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. with a memorial service beginning at 2 on Saturday, March 17. The Rev. Margaret Hockett will officiate. If you choose to make a donation in Angie's memory, please consider the Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church in Wilmington.