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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Andrew "Andy" Lamont Sr.

Andrew Morris (Andy) Lamont Sr. of Raeford passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018 at his home at the age of 69.
He was born in Hoke County on December 22, 1948 to William and Mary Morris Lamont.
He was a member of the Raeford Presbyterian Church. He was the owner and operator of the Home Food Grill. He was passionate about his cooking, family and serving his community. 
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Andrew Morris (Drew) Lamont Jr. and his sister, Pat Lamont Wilcox. 
Survivors are his wife, Carol Campbell Lamont of Raeford; daughters, Audra Lamont McCormick and her husband Mark of Laurinburg, Caroline Lamont Hendricks of Southern Pines, and Jennifer Henry Rae of Winston-Salem; a son, Russell J. Henry of Aberdeen; five grandchildren, Sydney Huff, Madison McCormick, Faith McCormick, Alyssa Hendricks and Kaitlin Rae; and one brother, William (Monty) Lamont III and his wife Lynn of New Bern.
Visitation will be held 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Crumpler Funeral Home in Raeford
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Crumpler Funeral Home in Raeford
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Jimmie Jude

CW2 Jimmie Edward Jude, US Army Ret., of Raeford passed away Friday, November 16, 2018 at his home at the age of 80. 
He was born May 12, 1938 in Justice, West Virginia to Sanford Jude and Ida Mae Hackney Jude. 
He served in the U.S. Army for 20 years and Federal Civil Service for 20 years. He was member of Raeford First Baptist Church where he served as Deacon, Disabled American Veterans Hoke Co. Chapter 17 and The American Legion Post 1981.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his two wives, Margaret Ann Gurley Jude and Betty McKinney Jude; grandson Matthew Orem; and his sister, Geraldine Harding.
He is survived by four daughters, Kathy Sandy and her husband Rick of Raeford, Stephanie Pickler and her husband Reggie of Raeford, Michelle Wallace and her husband Billy Ray of Fayetteville, and Denise Neal and her husband Toby of Raeford; four grandchildren, Megan Croom of Winnabow, Lindsay King and her husband Russell of Winnabow, Johnathan Pickler of Raeford, and Anthony Neal of Raeford; three great-grandchildren, Christopher King, Channing King and Eisley King; and a brother, Dennis Jude and his wife Mimi of Wilmington.
Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. Monday, November 19, 2018 at the First Baptist Church 333 North Main Street, Raeford.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Thomas Lee and Pastor Toby Neal officiating. Burial with military honors will be in the Cumberland Memorial Gardens, 4509 Raeford Road, Fayetteville.
Memorials may be made to Raeford First Baptist Church, 333 North Main Street, Raeford, NC, or to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517. 
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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Lewis McNeill

Lewis McNeill, 91, died November 14, 2018 at Open Arms Retirement Center in Raeford. 
He was a graduate of Hoke County High School and a Navy veteran. In 1956 he graduated from the Cincinnati College of Embalming and became a partner in McGoogan-McNeill Funeral Home. This later became McNeill Funeral Home, which he operated until he retired in 1993.  Beginning in 1969 he served two terms as mayor of St. Pauls, and he served on the board of directors of Waccamaw Bank and United Carolina Bank. He was a member of St. Pauls Presbyterian Church where he served as deacon and elder. He was recognized for his service by being honored as elder emeritus. An avid pilot, he continued flying until he was in his mid-80s. He was a member of Cape Fear Aero Association. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, William John and Addie Baker McNeill; and his siblings, Lucille Burkhart, Margaret Willis, Edward McNeill, Janie Barbour, Floyd McNeill, and Robert McNeill. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Sarah Louise McGoogan McNeill; his children, Ann Mikan and husband Tom, Martha Goff and husband Tom, John McNeill and wife Kristen, and David McNeill and wife Jane; his sister, Edith Newton; grandchildren, Lee Thach, Tara Stroud, Matt Goff, Daniel Goff, Sara Goff, Madeline McNeill, Kevin McNeill, Kimberly McNeill, and Mitchell McNeill; great-grandchildren Ava Thach, Ty Thach, and Hayden Stroud. 
A visitation will be held Friday, November 16, 2018 from6-8 p.m. at McNeill Mackie Funeral Home of St. Pauls. The funeral is scheduled for Saturday November 17, 2018 at 11 a.m. at St. Pauls Presbyterian Church.  Burial will follow in St. Pauls Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Pauls Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 283, St. Pauls, NC 28384. Arrangements by McNeill Mackie Funeral Home of St. Pauls.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Raina L. Black

Raina Lane Black, age 22, of 122 Congaree Drive,  Raeford, died Thursday, October 11, 2018.

She was born on March 12, 1996 in Moore County to Misty Black Martinez and Anthony Dial. She is preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, John Arthur Black, step-grandfather, John Thomas Strobeck, and her stepfather, Martin Henry Woods.

She is survived by three daughters, Victoria Black, Olyvia Smith and Amelyia Smith, all of the home; her mother, Misty Martinez of Raeford; her father, Anthony Dial of Lumberton; two brothers, John Henry Black, of Chapel Hill, and Damien Jacob Black, of Rockingham; a stepbrother, Antonio Dial, of Maxto; one sister, Molli Belah Sunshine Black, of the home; three aunts, Betty Jo Gallegoz, and Crystal Gayle Artis (Ronald Carlos), both of Greensboro, and Tonya Locklear, of Red Springs; three uncles, Weylin Woods and Ricardo Locklear, both of Red Springs, and Dennis Oxendine of Oxford; her maternal grandmother, Brenda Strobeck; paternal grandparents, Charlie Jr. Dial and Gaynelle Dial; her step-grandmother, Rita Lane Locklear; and two nephews, Devin Richard Black and Damien Jacobs Blacks.      

A Service of Remembrance will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Heritage Funeral Home, Hardin's Chapel, Red Springs. The Rev. Audrey Hall will officiate.

Professional Services entrusted To Heritage Funeral Home, Red Springs.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Infant Curtis White

Curtis White, infant son of Curtis and Jazmine White, died November 6, 2018 at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. He was born August 10, 2017.

Other than his parents, he is survived by paternal grandparents, Sabrina and Eugene White; paternal great-grandmother, Ruth Anderson; maternal grandmother, Brandy Driggers; maternal great-grandparents, Scott and Shelly Howe; aunt, Alaina Driggers; uncles, Stephen Driggers and Monroe White; aunt, Ashley White; and godparents, Chris and China Oakley.

A service will be held on Tuesday, November 15, at 4 p.m. at Crystal Springs Church, 1465 Crystal Springs Rd. Fayetteville.

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