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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Virginia Locklear

Virginia "Butch" Locklear of Red Springs died October 8, 2018 at her home. She was born on January 25, 1940 to Roy Dian and Maggie Locklear Dial in Hoke County. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Freeman Locklear; her daughter, Cynthia L. Oxendine; two brothers, the Rev. James Dial and Roy Dial Jr.; and one sister, Annie Dial McNeill.
She worked at the House of Raeford for 30 years and worked at the Hoke County Schools for three years. She was a member of Mt. Elim Baptist Church since 1972. She served in the Outreach Program for 10 years. She was a WMU member since 1980, and she was the fellowship hall manager until 2013. She was also an active member of the senior citizen group where she started a quilting group, headed fund raisers, and planned trips. She sang in the adult and senior choirs and she played a part in the beautification of the church by decorating and planting flowers. 
She is survived by three daughters, Bonnie D. Locklear (Randy) of Raeford, Regina Clark (Timothy) of Raeford, and Shawanna L. James (Nelson) of Raeford; two sons, Kevin D. Locklear of Raeford and 1st Lieutenant Justin C. Locklear of Raeford; a son-in-law, Dwight Oxendine; special niece, Carolyn Locklear (Rev. Larry) of Red Springs; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. 
The visitation will be Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 6-9 p.m. at Mt. Elim Baptist Church. The funeral will be Friday, October 12, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Elim Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Red Springs. 

Monday, October 8, 2018

Luther J. Scott

Luther Jimmy Scott, age 70, of Raeford passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018 at his home.

He was born in Cumberland County on March 5, 1948 to Junior Scott and Beatrice McCall Scott. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Ruth Alice Cummings Scott and his brother, Johnny Scott. He served in the U.S. Army. His duties included a 16 month tour in Iraq with the 1st Battalion. He retired from the N.C. National Guard.

He is survived by his sister, Shirley Lowery of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; and three brothers, Jerry Scott, Larry Scott, and Gary Scott, all of Raeford.

A visitation will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Crumpler Funeral Home 131 Harris Ave. Raeford.

The funeral will be held Thursday following the visitation at 2 p.m. in the Crumpler Funeral Home Chapel .

Burial with full military honors will be at Rock Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, 360 T.C. Jones Road, Raeford.

Daniel V. Wright

Daniel V. Wright Jr., 68, of Raeford passed away on Thursday, October 4, 2018.
He was born in Bennettsville, South Carolina on May 18, 1950.
He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Robin; daughter, Melinda Rogers and husband Isaac; grandchildren, Megan and Michael Wright; sister Betty Godbold; brothers, Jimmy Wright and Bobby Wright; and his beloved furbabies, Foxie, Mercie, Cookie, and Bear.
A memorial service is planned for 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at Sullivan's Highland Funeral Service.
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