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March 20, 1998 Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer-Times

DUNN -- Mrs. Monica Renee Elliott, 22, of 509 E. Townsend St. died Tuesday in Good Hope Hospital in Erwin. The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Cape Fear Conference ?A? Headquarters Facility in Erwin by the Rev. Thomas Washington. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery. Mrs. Elliott is survived by her husband, Ronald Elliott of the home; a daughter, Stephanie M. Pressley of Dunn; two sons, Ronald Elliott Jr. of the home and Keith Pressley of Dunn; her mother, Alfreda Pressley of Dunn; her father, Kenneth Smith of Dunn; four sisters, Melissa F. Plummer, Crystal Pressley, Rebecca Pressley and Adrian Purcell, all of Dunn; five brothers, James Pressley, Vincent Pressley, Gilbert Purcell and John Boone, all of Dunn, and Kendrick Jiles of Selma; a step-sister, Priscilla Randolph of Florida; her maternal grandparents, Lillie B. and Orie Pressley of Dunn; and her paternal grandparents, Lester Smith and Betsy Smith, both of Dunn, and James McMillian of Wilson. The public will be received Saturday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Dafford Funeral Home. The family will be present from 7:30 to 8 p.m.


WHITEVILLE -- Mrs. Wendy Edwards Georgis, 44, of Whiteville died Thursday. She was formerly employed by Columbus County Hospital, Jasper Textiles and Columbus County Home Health. The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in Whiteville United Methodist Church by the Revs. Berry Barbour and Jon Van Oeventer. Burial will be in Columbus Memorial Park. Mrs. Georgis is survived by her husband, Paul Georgis; a daughter, Anna Georgis of the home; six sisters, Faye Wiggins of Marion, S.C., Bertha Smith and Mickie Elliott, both of Wilmington, Shelby Harrelson of Raleigh, Rose Vassey of Brandon, Fla., and Alice Bass of Chadbourn; and four brothers, Guilford Edwards Jr. of Prosperity, S.C., Vollie Edwards and Robert Edwards, both of Fair Bluff, and Phillip Edwards of Chadbourn. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Peacock?s Chapel in the Pines. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 203 E. Columbus St., Whiteville, N.C. 28472, or to the American Cancer Society, 3173 Wrightsville Ave., Wilmington, N.C. 28401.
ROCKINGHAM -- Mrs. Jewell McQueen Goodwin, 77, of 115 Railroad St. died Monday in her home. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Union Baptist Church in Dobbins Heights by the Rev. Howard McLaurin. Burial will be in Dobbins Memorial Cemetery. Mrs. Goodwin is survived by two sons, Jerry Goodwin and David Goodwin, both of Buffalo, N.Y.; a brother, Henry McQueen Jr. of Hamlet; a sister, Goldie Chambers of Rockingham; and two grandchildren. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at John Charles McNeill Funerals.
James Wesley Byrd, 78, of 6526 Amanda Circle, Fayetteville, died Tuesday in Veterans Affairs Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. today in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah?s Witnesses on Fisher Road by Brother Henry Jackson. Arrangements are being handled by Brock Memorial & Worley Funeral Home of Clinton. Mr. Byrd is survived by his wife, Viola P. Byrd of the home; and two brothers, Quillia Byrd of Creedmoor and Ernest Byrd of Clinton.
ELIZABETHTOWN -- Mrs. Ethel Lathan Johnson, 84, of Elizabethtown died Wednesday in Bladen County Hospital. She was a former employee of Belk Department Store and was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in Trinity United Methodist Church by the Revs. Bob Bergland and Fred Davis. Burial will be in Elizabethtown City Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Kinlaw Funeral Home. Mrs. Johnson is survived by her husband, Asa Johnson of the home; a daughter, Gail J. Bradley of Durham; a son, Robert L. Johnson of Charlotte; a sister, Lois Brock of Spartanburg, S.C.; three brothers, Bill Lathan and Russell Lathan, both of Spartanburg, and Richard Lathan of Liberty, S.C.; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends after the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer?s Association, Eastern North Carolina Chapter, 400 Oberlin Road, Suite 208, Raleigh, N.C. 27605, or to Trinity United Methodist Church, Elizabethtown, N.C. 28337.
MAXTON -- Mrs. Margaret Maynor Malloy Butler, 74, of 262 E. Central St. died March 13 in Scotland Memorial Hospital in Laurinburg. She was a retired administrative assistant for the U.S. Government General Services Administration. A Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary Catholic Church by Father Kevin Fahey. Burial will be in McLeod Cemetery. Mrs. Butler is survived by a son, Edwin ?Tony? Richard III; a daughter, Alarice; and eight grandchildren. The family will receive friends Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at McDougald Funeral Home & Crematorium. Memorials may be made to Levester and Lillie McKoy, 303 E. Wilmington St., Maxton, N.C. 28364.
CLINTON -- Bobby Walker Jr., 40, of 221 Dogwood Circle died Thursday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville. Arrangements will be announced by Brock Memorial & Worley Funeral Home.
BLADENBORO -- Mrs. Clarine Brisson Packer, 74, of Bladenboro died Wednesday in Bladen County Hospital in Elizabethtown. She was a former secretary for Hussey Brothers Building Supplies. A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in Bladen Memorial Gardens by the Revs. Russell Cherry and Robert Boone. A memorial service will be held after the service at First Baptist Church. Mrs. Packer is survived by her husband, Robert K. Packer of the home; three sons, R. Kenneth Packer and Roy G. Packer, both of Bladenboro, and Freddie M. Packer of Colorado Springs, Colo.; three sisters, Bonnie M. Monroe of Dublin, Elouise G. Edwards of Calabash and Grace H. Packer of Miami; and five grandchildren. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Lewis Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Bladenboro Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 777, Bladenboro, N.C. 28320.
SANFORD -- Ms. Carolyn Harper Patterson, 41, of 418 Longstreet Road died Wednesday in Central Carolina Hospital. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. Billy Keith. Burial will be in Holly Springs Baptist Church cemetery. Ms. Patterson is survived by a daughter, Amy Ross of Sanford; two sons, Brad Hildreth and Chris Hildreth, both of the home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Troy Moses of Sanford; a brother, Jeffrey T. Moses of Bennett; two sisters, Jessie Lucus of Four Oaks and Melinda Cribbs of Sanford; and three grandchildren. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at the funeral home and at other times at 2012 Lee Ave.
TABOR CITY -- Mrs. Ila Kathryn Phipps, 71, of Tabor City died Thursday in her home. The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Inman Funeral Home Chapel by the Revs. Maurice Gilliam and Glen Fowler. Burial will be in Old Soles Cemetery. Mrs. Phipps is survived by her husband, J.C. Phipps of the home; two daughters, Ila G. Stevens of Tabor City and Amanda K. Small of Rocky Mount; two sons, J.C. ?Buster? Phipps Jr., of Loris, S.C., and William W. ?Bill? Phipps of Tabor City; 10 grandchildren; and two reat-grandchildren. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home.
TABOR CITY -- Mrs. Mable Bulter Bellamy, 68, of Tabor City died Tuesday in her home. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Stephens Holiness Church by the Elder Nathan Gause. Burial will be in Bulter Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Westside Funeral Home. Mrs. Bellamy is survived by her husband, James Bellamy of the home; two daughters, Ruby Frink of Sumter, S.C., and Donda Franks of California; and a son, French Bellamy of Tabor City.
PEMBROKE -- Mrs. Sarah Bell Oxendine, 97, of Pemberton Place Nursing Center, formerly of Fairmont, died Monday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton. She was a homemaker and a member of Dogwood Baptist Church. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Dogwood Baptist Church by the Revs. Bobby Burns and Jimmy Oxendine. Burial will be in New Bethel Church cemetery. Mrs. Oxendine is survived by a son, Carson Oxendine of Fairmont; four daughters, Adelle Evans of Fairmont, Estelle Hunt of Fayetteville, Betty O. Hunt of Pembroke and Lucille Oxendine of Greensboro; a brother, Furman Oxendine of Fairmont; a sister, Roselle Hunt of High Point; 23 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Floyd Funeral Services in Fairmont and at other times at the home of Adelle Evans, 297 Secondary Road 2434, Fairmont.
LAURINBURG -- James Henry ?Pappy? McDougald, 67, of 339 Douglas St. died Tuesday. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Jones Chapel Baptist Church by the Rev. T.R. Davis. Burial will be in Stewartsville Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Morris Funeral Home. Mr. McDougald is survived by his wife, Dorothy T. McDougald of the home; six sons, John C. McDougald and Darren McDougald, both of Laurinburg, Jerome McDougald of Laurel Hill, Steve McDougald of Charlotte, Kenneth McDougald of Wagram and Jessie Patterson of Staten Island, N.Y.; a daughter, Sharon McNeil of Laurinburg; two sisters, Farrell Terry of Camden, N.J., and Everta Johnson of Clairton, Pa.; two brothers, Granvis McDougald of Laurinburg and Irinza McDougald of Camden, N.J.; 26 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the home.
NEWARK, N.J. -- Alfred Baldwin, 64, of Newark, formerly of Whiteville, N.C., died March 14. The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in Peoples Funeral Home chapel in Whiteville by Elder Rudolph Powell. Burial will be in Welches Creek Cemetery in Whiteville. Mr. Baldwin is survived by three brothers, Flemming Baldwin and Jullus ?Dal? Rouse, both of Irvington, and George H. ?Doll Baby? Baldwin of Whiteville; and two sisters, Ophelia Davis of Irvington and Beulah Troy of Whiteville. The family will receive friends tonight from 7:30 to 8:30 at the funeral home.
FAIR BLUFF -- Ms. Lula Grace Hale, 57, of 107 Cypress Village died Tuesday in Columbus County Hospital in Whiteville. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Chadbourn by the Rev. Jerry Ganus. Burial will be in Butler Branch Cemetery. Ms. Hale is survived by two daughters, Debora McNeil and Grace Hale, both of Fair Bluff; a son, Michael Livingston of Tennessee; three stepdaughters, Roslyn Mann of Jamaica, N.Y., and Marilyn Brown and Jacklyn Livingston, both of Atlanta; a stepson, Roger Livingston of Atlanta; and four sisters, Katie B. Miller, Willa D. Bullock and Mary L. Strickland, all of Fair Bluff, and Laura Hale of Brooklyn, N.Y. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 7 at Peoples Funeral Home in Whiteville.
FAIRMONT -- Mrs. Vernie Mae Strickland Hammonds, 78, of Greenbrier Rest Home, formerly of Chadbourn, died Wednesday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Cherokee Chapel Baptist Church by the Rev. Roger Strickland. Burial will be in the Hammonds-Locklear Cemetery. Mrs. Hammonds is survived by a son, Eddie G. Hammonds Jr. of Chadbourn; six daughters, Kathleen Locklear of Chadbourn, Gladys Hammonds of Tuckerton, N.J., Lois Forte of Newberry, Fla., Elena De Los Santos of Newark, N.J., Helen Hawkins of Whiteville and Judy Williams of Irvington, N.J.; five half brothers, Charles Strickland and Carl Strickland, both of Fayetteville, William P. Strickland of Lake Waccamaw, and Roosevelt Strickland and Paul Strickland, both of St. Petersburg, Va.; a sister, Annie Hunt of Rowland; three half sisters, Minnie Strickland of Chadbourn, and Peggy Emanuel and Peggy Burns, both of Fayetteville; 21 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn.
Mrs. Mary M. Kiser, 77, of 5210 Birch Road, Fayetteville, died Thursday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Christus Victor Lutheran Church by the Rev. Dennis Cook. Burial will be in Cumberland Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Kiser is survived by her husband, Clyde C. Kiser; a daughter, Geraldine ?Jeri? Johnson of Hope Mills; a brother, Samuel Richardson of St. Louis; and two grandchildren. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Reeves Funeral Home in Hope Mills. Memorials may be made to Christus Victor Lutheran Church, 1201 Hope Mills Road, Fayetteville, N.C. 28304.
Retired Army Sgt. Albert W. Shelton, 74, of 1812 Armstrong St., Fayetteville, died Wednesday in Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Arrangements will be announced by Paye Funeral Home.
CLINTON -- Mrs. Janie Thelma Chandler Harris, 92, of 109-B Royal Lane died Wednesday in Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. She was a member of Spirit of Life Church of God and was a homemaker. The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Spirit of Life Church of God by the Rev. Larry Parker. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Harris is survived by six daughters, Elizabeth H. Moore of Clinton, Annie M. Myers of Victoria, Va., Ava H. Lee and Thelma H. Brown, both of Clinton, Barbara H. Stuckey of Brunswick, Ga., and Faye H. Garvey of Pfafftown; two sons, William ?Bill? Harris Jr. of Roseboro and Bud C. Harris of Clinton; a sister, Dorothy Delk of Petersburg, Va.; 37 grandchildren; 71 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Royal-Hall Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Thelma H. Brown, 5900 Roseboro Highway, Roseboro.
ROWLAND -- Mrs. Gennetter Southern, 74, of 207 N. Walnut St. died Thursday in UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. Arrangements will be announced by Jackson Funeral Home.
SUNSET BEACH -- Mrs. Kitty Margaret Partin ?Pat? Goodwin, 54, of Sunset Beach, formerly of Laurinburg, died Wednesday in New Hanover Medical Center in Wilmington. She was a member of Gibson Baptist Church and was a home health assistant. A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Hillside Cemetery in Laurinburg by the Rev. Brian Perry. Mrs. Goodwin is survived by a son, Michael R. Ingram of Marston; and two grandchildren. The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. at McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium in Laurinburg and at other times at the home of Jesse and Lela Stubbs, 1707 Lake Drive, Laurinburg. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, care of Sue Bruce, 12441 Richardson Road, Laurinburg, N.C. 28352.
Michael Spearman, 43, of 1910 Center St., Fayetteville, died March 13 in Columbia Highsmith-Rainey Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today in H.M. Colvin Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. Herbie Tucker. Burial will be in Brewer Branch Cemetery. Mr. Spearman is survived by a brother, Lacy K. Spearman of Fayetteville; and two sisters, Brenda S. Peterson of Raleigh and Geraldine Breece of Birmingham, Ala.
DUNN -- H.P. ?Phil? Medlin, 66, of Dunn died Thursday in Rex Hospital in Raleigh. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War and was retired from Sprint Telecommunications Co. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Devotional Gardens by the Rev. B. Carroll Owenby. Mr. Medlin is survived by his wife, Edna M. Medlin; a son, Wayne Medlin of Nampa, Idaho; a daughter, Carol Sessoms of Gastonia; three sisters, Margie Matthews of Spring Hope, Mary A. Wooten of Rocky Mount and Joan Ward of Nashville; and three grandchildren. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Skinner Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1660 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314, or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
DUNN -- Charles Langley ?C.L.? Barefoot, 61, of Dunn died Tuesday in Betsy Johnson Memorial Hospital. He retired from Kelly-Springfield Tire Co. The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. today in Skinner Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. Ronnie LaFever. Burial will be in Devotional Gardens. Mr. Barefoot is survived by his wife, Georgiann ?Jo? Barefoot; two daughters, Daphne Barefoot of Garner and Phyllis C. Evans of Kansas City, Mo.; four sisters, Margile B. McLamb and Eloise Beasley, both of Dunn, Darlene Avery of Coats and Alice Matthews of Deland, Fla.; and two grandchildren.
Retired Air Force Tech. Sgt. Richard Jo Haines, 62, of Fayetteville died Wednesday in his home. Mr. Haines was a veteran of the Vietnam War and was a corrections officer for the N.C. Department of Corrections in Lillington. He was a member of Fort Bragg Lodge 666 in Spring Lake. The funeral will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Fayetteville Christian Church by the Rev. Buddy Reed. Burial with Masonic rites will be in Lafayette Memorial Park. Mr. Haines is survived by his wife, Kwang C. Haines of the home; two daughters, Susan H. Reid of Fayetteville and Christine Haines of the home; a sister, Linda Yaple of Arcata, Calif.; a brother, Dwain Haines of Cold Springs, Calif.; and three grandchildren. The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Adcock Funeral Home in Spring Lake.
SPRING LAKE -- Mrs. Elsie Jennings Fuller, 67, of 1112 Riverside Circle died Sunday in Womack Army Medical Center on Fort Bragg. Arrangements will be announced by Adcock Funeral Home.
SANFORD -- Jasper Richardson, 84, of 3401 Evers Ave. died Thursday in Central Carolina Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Horton Funeral Home.
SANFORD -- Mrs. Johnnie Mae Judd, 72, of 1204 Crest St. died Tuesday in Central Carolina Hospital. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Lee Memory Gardens by the Rev. Jerry Murray. Mrs. Judd is survived by a daughter, Pamela Kell of Fayetteville; two sisters, Jeanetta Prince of Broadway and Joncie McKoy of Sanford; and four grandchildren. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at Watson Mortuary.
Cary ?Jimmy? Chavis, 62, of 2235 Waco Drive, Fayetteville, died Thursday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton. The funeral will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Reeves Funeral Home chapel in Hope Mills by the Revs. Jerry Groves and Roger Atkins. Burial will be in Cape Fear Baptist Church cemetery. Mr. Chavis is survived by a son, Robert M. Chavis of Rowland; a sister, Eual M. Austin of Frisco; and four grandchildren. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home.
SOUTHERN PINES -- Jessie McNeill Jr., 65, of Southern Pines died Wednesday in Norman Rest Home in Star. The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in Daylight Holiness Church in Vass. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Mr. McNeill is survived by two daughters, Angela McNeill of Vass and Regina Bruno of Southern Pines; a son, Darryl McNeill of Asheboro; two stepdaughters, Elvira Quick and Beth Lilly, both of Aberdeen; three sisters, Pearl Smith of Southern Pines, and Thelma Johnson and Hattie Robinson, both of Washington, D.C.; two brothers, Carl McNeill of Star and James McNeill of Cleveland; and seven grandchildren. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at Pugh Funeral Home.
Willard Monroe Jr., 45, of 1345 Levy Drive, Fayetteville, died Wednesday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. Arrangements will be announced by Wiseman Mortuary.

Friday, April 24, 1998 Fayetteville North Caroline Observer-Times

HOPE MILLS -- Mrs. Betty Rose Canady Sykes, 63, of Hope Mills died Wednesday in Duke University Medical Center in Durham. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today in First Baptist Church of Hope Mills by the Rev. James Parks. Burial will be in Fayetteville Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home. Mrs. Sykes is survived by two daughters, Jan P. McLain of Hope Mills and Sheila P. Baxley of Parkton; a son, Charles ?Chuck? Price of Pembroke; a brother, Carey G. Canady of Florida; and three grandchildren.


Mrs. Mary A. Russ

COUNCIL -- Mrs. Mary Agnes Russ, 98, of Agnes Russ Road died Sunday in Premier Living in Lake Waccamaw.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today in Kitchen Branch Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. Douglas Moss. Burial will be in Carver?s Creek Church cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Carter Funeral Home of Garland.

Mrs. Russ is survived by two sisters, Annie B. Heyward of Hallsboro and Eula Boyd of Paterson, N.J.

The public will be received today from noon to 2 p.m. at the church.


Mrs. Ilse M. Pierce

Mrs. Ilse Marie Pierce, 66, of 5234 Pala Verde Drive, Fayetteville, died Thursday in Womack Army Medical Center on Fort Bragg.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Reeves Funeral Home chapel in Hope Mills.

Mrs. Pierce is survived by her husband, Raymond J. Pierce of Fayetteville; a daughter, Martha Barsnica of New Jersey; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.


Calvin Lowery

RAEFORD -- Calvin Lowery, 62, of Raeford died Thursday in his home.

Arrangements will be announced by Crumpler Funeral Home.


Mrs. Sallie J. Coats

BENSON -- Mrs. Sallie Johnson Coats, 89, of 607 E. Church St. died Thursday.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in West & Dunn Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. Alex B. Thompson. Burial will be in Banner Chapel Church cemetery.

Mrs. Coats is survived by three daughters, Edna C. Thompson of Hobbs, N.M., Wilma C. Johnson of Godwin and Shelby C. Johnson of Raleigh; two sons, Bryan D. Coats of Hyattsville, Md., and Landis R. Coats of Dunn; a brother, Bill Johnson of Smithfield; a half sister, Isabelle Ryals of Four Oaks; a half brother, David Johnson of Raleigh; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home.


Mrs. Yvette T. Wynn

Mrs. Yvette Turner Wynn, 29, of 1807 Edgecombe Ave., Fayetteville, died Monday in Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Tucker & Sons Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. A.L. Wright. Burial will be in Rockfish Memorial Park.

Mrs. Wynn is survived by her husband, Andre W. Wynn of the home; two sons, Lavon G. Wynn and Devin R. Wynn, both of the home; two stepsons, Andre Wynn Jr. and Brandon Wynn, both of Atlanta; her mother and stepfather, Yvonne O. and William Elliott of Fayetteville; her father, Samuel Turner of Newark, N.J.; three stepsisters, Norma Raynor of Charlotte, and Angeline Pulley and Melissa Elliott, both of Fayetteville; two stepbrothers, William Elliott Jr. of Warner Robbins, Ga., and Edward Elliott of Fort Campbell, Ky.; and her grandparents, Leroy and Olive Cooper of Greensboro.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at the funeral home.


Mrs. Georgiana McDonald

WADE -- Mrs. Georgiana Jacobs McDonald, 94, of Wade died Monday in Columbia Highsmith-Rainey Memorial Hospital in Fayetteville.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church by Elder J.E. McDowell. Burial will be in the Jacobs family cemetery.

Mrs. McDonald is survived by four daughters, Pearl Geddie and Lillie Solomon, both of Fayetteville, Pauline Simmons of Charlotte and Margaret Moody of the home; two sons, Frank McDonald and John McDonald, both of Coatsville, Pa.; three sisters, Margaret McDonald and Luberta Hair, both of Chester, Pa., and Julia Murphy of Godwin; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

The public will be received today from 2 to 8 p.m. at Tucker & Sons Funeral Home in Fayetteville.


Mrs. Estelle S. McKoy

LILLINGTON -- Mrs. Estelle Suggs McKoy, 67, of Bethea Road died Tuesday in Wake Medical Center in Raleigh.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in Recruiters for Christ Church in Erwin by Bishop Brenda Johnson. Burial will be in Lillington Star Reformed Free Will Baptist Church cemetery.

Mrs. McKoy is survived by three sisters, Rebertha Watkins of Los Angeles, Sarah Suggs of Lillington and Margaret Allen of Detroit; and a brother, Willie H. Suggs of Greensboro.

The public will be received today from 2 to 8 p.m. at Dafford Funeral Home in Dunn.


Mrs. Ida M. Ridenhour

SANFORD -- Mrs. Ida Lee Myers Ridenhour, 88, of Laurels of Chatham died Wednesday.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Turners Chapel by the Rev. Bruce MacInnes. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Ridenhour is survived by three sons, Harold Ridenhour of Olivia, James Ridenhour of Sanford and Mike Ridenhour of Lemon Springs; a daughter, Vivian Harness of Cary; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Mike Ridenhour, 5101 Greenwood Road.


Jesse L. Todd

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. -- Jesse Lloyd Todd, 60, of Bennettsville, formerly of Scotland County, N.C., died Wednesday.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Sunset Memorial Park. Arrangements are being handled by Whitner-Evans Funeral Home.

Mr. Todd is survived by his wife, Mrs. Allen G. Todd; a son, Ricky Todd of Bennettsville; a daughter, Gwen Seawell of Winston-Salem, N.C.; a brother, Huey Todd of Wagram, N.C.; and three sisters, Alma L. Smith of Laurel Hill, N.C., and Magalene High and Faye Howard, both of Laurinburg, N.C.; and four grandchildren.


Mrs. Mary L. Drayton

HAMLET -- Mrs. Mary Louise Drayton, 67, of 716 Goodwin St. died Saturday.

The funeral will be conducted at 5 p.m. today in Philadelphia United Methodist Church by the Rev. Peter Singletary. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by John Charles McNeill Funerals of Rockingham.

Mrs. Drayton is survived by four sisters, Annie Murray and Marie Williams, both of Charlotte, and Rosa Brown and Darlene Deberry, both of New Rochelle.


Marshall H. Johnson

SEVEN LAKES -- Marshall Howard Johnson, 75, of Seven Lakes died Wednesday.

Mr. Johnson was a veteran of World War II and retired after 30 years from First National State Bank in Newark, N.J.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today in West End Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Dudley Crawford. Arrangements are being handled by Boles Funeral Home & Crematory.

Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife, Ann E. Johnson; three sons, Marshall H. Johnson Jr. and Ronald E. Johnson, both of Waldwick, N.J., and Kenneth R. Johnson of Raleigh; a daughter, Karen Belig of Raleigh; and four grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to FirstHealth Hospice, P.O. Box 1956, Pinehurst, N.C. 28374, or to West End Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 13, West End, N.C. 27376.


Mrs. Pearl B. Tart

COATS -- Mrs. Pearl Beasley Tart, 82, of 371 Mason St. died Wednesday in Good Hope Hospital in Erwin.

She was a homemaker and a member of Coats United Methodist Church.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in Rose & Graham Funeral Home chapel by the Revs. Chuck Herrin and Russell Spencer. Burial will be in Bethsaida Primitive Baptist Church cemetery.

Mrs. Tart is survived by a daughter, Joyce Morton of Memphis; a son, Robert Tart of Chapel Hill; a sister, Vivian Greene of Lubbock, Texas; and one grandson.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home.


Mrs. Annie L. Lee

BENSON -- Mrs. Annie Ruth L. Lee, 58, of 606 E. Church St. died Wednesday in Duke University Medical Center in Durham.

Mrs. Lee owned and operated H.P. Lee?s Phillip?s 66 Station. She was a member of Benson Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, the Ladies Civitan Club and the Ladies Auxiliary American Legion Banner 109.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Rose & Graham Funeral Home chapel by the Revs. Glenn McCullen and Don Sauls. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Lee is survived by her husband, H.P. Lee; a daughter, Amy L. Holmes of Four Oaks; a son, Brian Lee of Benson; two sisters, Hazel L. Tart of Benson and Ruby L. Johnson of Dunn; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Benson Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 23, Benson, N.C. 27504, or to Benson Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church building fund, care of Rachel Denning, 1487 Benson-Hardee Road, Benson, N.C. 27504.


Rodney P. Stewart

BUIES CREEK -- Rodney Pope Stewart, 37, of Hatcher St. died Wednesday in UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.

He was a carpenter and a member of First Baptist Church of Buies Creek.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. today in Rose & Graham Funeral Home chapel in Coats.

Mr. Stewart is survived by a brother, Robin A. Stewart of Charleston, S.C.; and his paternal grandmother, Myrtle Stewart of Buies Creek.


Etha Fryar

CLINTON -- Etha Fryar, 66, of 944 Isaac Weeks Road died Tuesday in Sampson Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Piney Green Disciples Church of Christ by the Rev. Steven C. Moore. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Fryar is survived by his wife, Julia Fryar of the home; a daughter, Monica Johnson of Mount Olive; a sister, Irene Best of Washington, D.C.; and four brothers, Wilbert Fryar and Nathaniel Fryar, both of Durham, the Rev. Willie Fryar of Clinton and William Fryar Jr. of Temple Hills, Md.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at Brock Memorial & Worley Funeral Home.


Mrs. Lucille Kinlaw

CLINTON -- Mrs. Lucille Kinlaw, 86, of 732 Bunting St. died Thursday in Sampson Regional Medical Center.

Arrangements will be announced by Brock Memorial & Worley Funeral Home.


Mrs. Dollie B. Dixon

MAXTON -- Mrs. Dollie Blue Dixon, 80, of Maxton died Monday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. Franklin Wooten. Burial will be in McLeod Cemetery.

Mrs. Dixon is survived by a son, Willie R. Dixon of Chadbourn; two adopted sons, Johnnie Hall of Maxton and John McRae of Charlotte; five daughters, Annie L. McQueen of Maxton, Katie M. Hayes, Henrietta Dixon and Lillie P. Dixon, all of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Annie D. Davis of Laurinburg; two sisters, Ellen Norris of Jersey City, N.J., and Rebecca Bryant of Baltimore; 56 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Jackson Funeral Home.


Levern Damon

CONCORD -- Levern Damon, 66, of 353 Broad St., formerly of Godwin, died Monday in Northeast Medical Center.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in Butler & Son Funeral Home chapel in Roseboro by the Rev. Daryl Jackson. Burial will be in Elizabeth Church cemetery in Autryville.

Mr. Damon is survived by his wife, Emma Damon of Concord; three daughters, Peggy Saverese of Bridgeport, Conn., and Janetta Edwards and Jackie Damon, both of Concord; three sons, Kenneth Damon of New Haven, Conn., Vernon Bullock of Concord and David Damon of Chattanooga, Tenn.; four sisters, Hattie Damon of Brooklyn, N.Y., Willa M. Bryant of Clinton, Hilsetine Dawson of Autryville and Lesele Damon of Warsaw; two brothers, Moses Damon of Dillon, S.C., and Joseph Damon of Brooklyn; and nine grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at the funeral home and at other times at the home of Brucilla Damon, 304 Goodman-Butler Road, Clinton.


Grover D. Nelson

LAURINBURG -- The Rev. Grover D. Nelson, 76, of Laurinburg died Tuesday.

He was the former pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Westminster Presbyterian Church by the Revs. David Thornton and J. Herbert Nelson II. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Morris Funeral Home.

Mr. Nelson is survived by two daughters, Vernetta N. Bridges of Hillsborough and Grovetta Gardineer of Bowie, Md.; an adopted daughter, Doris Everett of Laurinburg; his stepmother, Lillie B. Nelson of Sumter, S.C.; two brothers, Otis Nelson of Gable, S.C., and John C. Nelson of Los Angeles; a sister, Ella N. Johnson of Richmond, Va.; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at the church.


Mrs. Janie S. McNeill

EAGLE SPRINGS -- Mrs. Janie Spivey McNeill, 68, of 1412 N.C. 24/27 died Wednesday in Pinelake Health Care Center in Carthage.

She was a member of Pleasant View Friends Church and the former manager of Pope?s Store in Robbins.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Pleasant View Friends Church by the Revs. Kent Garner, Bennie Maness and C.L. Shreve. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. McNeill is survived by her husband, Clarence McNeill; two daughters, Juanita Bruce of Ether and Sharon Boone of Eagle Springs; three sons, Sonny McNeill of Gray Court, S.C., Wayne McNeill of Sanford and Robert McNeill of the home; four sisters, Lois Moore of Burlington, Stella Spencer of Asheboro, and Tessie Garner and Bessie Williamson, both of Robbins; and two brothers, Harvey Spivey and Walter Spivey, both of Robbins.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Kennedy Funeral Home in Robbins and at other times at the home.


Mrs. Patricia E. Newell

Mrs. Patricia Ennis Newell, 76, of 308 Post Ave., Fayetteville, died Wednesday in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

Arrangements will be announced by Rogers & Breece Funeral Home.


William A. Harris

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. -- William A. Harris of Englewood, formerly of Taylortown, N.C., died Tuesday.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in Spruill Temple Church in Taylortown by Elder John Spruill. Burial will be in the Palmer family cemetery in Taylortown.

Mr. Harris is survived by his mother, Edna Harris of Taylortown; and a brother, Donald Harris of Charlotte, N.C.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at Kendrick Funeral Home in Southern Pines, N.C.


James F. Boone

HALLSBORO -- James Franklin Boone, 81, of Mt. Hebron Road died Tuesday in Columbus County Hospital in Whiteville.

The funeral will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Mt. Hebron AME Zion Church by the Rev. William Ballard. Burial will be in Mt. Hebron Memorial Park.

Mr. Boone is survived by five daughters, Mamie Cooper, Wynette Boone and Marjorie Parker, all of Brooklyn, N.Y., Myrtice Jeffries of Whiteville and Vivian Boone of the home; two sons, Lemuel Boone of Chadbourn and Willie E. Boone of Brooklyn; four sisters, Pearl George of Philadelphia, and Lula B. Register, Dora Bennett and Eunice Livingston, all of Hallsboro; and a brother, William Boone of Rocky Point.

The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 7 at Peoples Funeral Home in Whiteville.


Millard Maynor

PEMBROKE -- Millard ?Little Man? Maynor, 66, of 4810 Chicken Road died Wednesday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.

The funeral will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Tabernacle Baptist Church by the Revs. Henry Oxendine and Weldon Haggins. Burial will be in Burnt Swamp Cemetery.

Mr. Maynor is survived by his wife, Annie R. Maynor of the home; two daughters, Linda Maynor of Lumberton and Jo Anne Maynor of the home; a stepdaughter, Geraldine Locklear of Lumberton; five stepsons, Darnell Locklear of Pembroke, Jerry Locklear and Eugene Locklear, both of Lumberton, Bobby Locklear of Salisbury and Jackie Chavis of Roseville, Mich.; a brother, Bonford Maynor of Red Springs; four sisters, Eunice Chavis, Quessie Maynor, Nellie Ransom and Betty L. Clark, all of Lumberton; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Biggs Funeral Home in Lumberton.


Mrs. Brenda Swinney

ROCKINGHAM -- Mrs. Brenda Swinney, 49, of 158 Stoke Road died Wednesday.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in New Diggs Chapel AME Zion Church by the Revs. Cecil Alsbrook and David Harrington. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Nelson Funeral Service.

Mrs. Swinney is survived by her mother, Alberta McLain of Laurinburg; and three sisters, Edna ?Punk? Allen of the home, Linda K. Allen of Rockingham and Deloris Hertzog of Bronx, N.Y.

The family will receive friends at the home.


Edward R. Pulsifer

PINEHURST -- Edward Roak Pulsifer, 72, of Pinehurst died Wednesday in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.

Mr. Pulsifer was was a Navy veteran of World War II and was a member of Community Presbyterian Church. He was formerly employed by Melpar, Sterling Institue and Pulsifer Associates.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. today in Powell Funeral Home chapel in Southern Pines by the Rev. Ben Bishop. Burial will be Saturday in Rocky Mount.

Mr. Pulsifer is survived by his wife, Helen Pulsifer; a daughter, Mary B. Pulsifer of Oxford; his mother, Ruth S. Pulsifer of Santa Barbara, Calif.; a sister, Eleanor Ruffing of Santa Barbara; and a brother, Richard Pulsifer of Oxford.

Memorials may be made to FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, P.O. Box 3000, Pinehurst, N.C. 28374, or to Community Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 1449, Pinehurst, N.C. 28374.


Tommy Matthews

Tommy Matthews, 44, of 1201 Sandra Drive, Fayetteville, died Wednesday in Johnston County Memorial Hospital in Smithfield.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Point Level Disciples Church in Newton Grove by Elder Felix McDonald. Burial with full military honors will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Matthews is survived by his wife, Gwendolyn Matthews of Charleston, S.C.; a son, Corey A. Matthews of Charleston; two daughters, Tevya V. Matthews and Karla V. Matthews, both of Charleston; his mother, Mary L. Matthews of the home; and a sister, Katie Robinson of Raleigh.

The public will be received today from 2 to 8 p.m. at Dafford Funeral Home in Dunn. The family will receive friends at the home.


Braddock Greene

PINEHURST -- Braddock Greene, 76, of Pinehurst died Wednesday in his home.

Mr. Greene was a veteran of World War II and a retired advertising exective.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Village Chapel by Chaplain Ed Galloway. Arrangements are being handled by Boles Funeral Home & Crematory.

Mr. Greene is survived by his wife, Joyce Greene; two daughters, Cynthia Greene of Durham and Diana Greene of Winston-Salem; a son, Braddock Green Jr. of San Anselmo, Calif.; a brother, Philip Greene of East Hampton, N.Y.; and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to FirstHealth Hospice, P.O. Box 1956, Pinehurst, N.C. 28370.


Mrs. Fannie Hunt

FAIRMONT -- Mrs. Fannie Hunt, 62, of Route 1, Box 135-J, died Wednesday in Village Green Care Center in Fayetteville.

Arrangements will be announced by Gaskins Funeral Home of Rowland.


Furman Oxendine

ROWLAND -- Furman Oxendine, 88, of 534 Carper Road died Wednesday in his home.

Arrangements will be announced by Gaskins Funeral Home.



Bernie M. Byrd

ANGIER -- Bernie Mack Byrd, 58, of 400 E. Wimberly Road died Wednesday in Betsy Johnson Regional Hospital in Dunn.

He was an automotive parts manager and owner of B.M. Byrd Valve Shop.

The funeral will be conducted at 5 p.m. Saturday in Ebenezer Presbyterian Church in Benson by the Revs. Warren Bock and Henry Lee. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Byrd is survived by his wife, Sandra C. Byrd; a daughter, Susan B. Beyer of Raleigh; a son, Brian K. Byrd of Clayton; and a sister, Faye Byrd of Myrtle Beach, S.C.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Rose & Graham Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Ebenezer Presbyterian Church, in care of Juanita Hudson, 2981 Ebenezer Church Road, Benson, N.C. 27504, or to Angier Memorial United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 595, Angier, N.C. 27501.


Mrs. Daisy S. Rivers

RAEFORD -- Mrs. Daisy Stubbs Rivers, 82, of 7299 Laurinburg Road died Wednesday in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

She was a retired clerk for the government.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. Johnnie W. Gorham. Burial will be in the Stubbs family cemetery.

Mrs. Rivers is survived by a daughter, Betty Freeman of Temple Hills, Md.; two sisters, Lena Stubbs and Mary Patterson, both of Raeford; a brother, the Rev. Mackie Stubbs of Fayetteville; one grandson; and one great-grandson.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at Buie Funeral Home. The public will be received Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.


James L. Smith Sr.

SOUTHERN PINES -- James Lee Smith Sr., 78, of 1860 W. New York Ave. died Tuesday in his home.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. today in Seventh Day Adventist Church. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Simon Funeral Home.

Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Mary W. Smith of the home; a daughter, Doris F. Oates of Neptune, N.J.; a son, James L. Smith Jr. of the home; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The public will be received today from noon to 1 p.m., and after the service, at the church.


Robert L. China

Robert Lee China, 55, of 213 Oakland Drive, Fayetteville, died Tuesday.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in H.M. Colvin Funeral Home chapel by Evangelist Sheri Gamble. Burial will be in Rockfish Memorial Park.

Mr. China is survived by his mother, Rebecca China of Fayetteville; a brother, Curtis China of Fayetteville; and two sisters, Matilda Smith of Atlanta and Mattie Campbell of Fayetteville.

The public will be received today from 2 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.


Mrs. Jane C. Oxendine

ROWLAND -- Mrs. Jane Carol Oxendine, 42, of Elrod Road died Wednesday in Duke University Medical Center in Durham.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in Pentecostal Church of Christ by the Revs. Larry Holmes and Jimmy Strickland.

Mrs. Oxendine is survived by two daughters, Nikki Davis of the home and Dawn Davis of Rowland; a son, Dwayne Davis of Lumberton; her mother, Essie M. Oxendine of Rowland; three sisters, Deloris Hunt of Fairmont, Mattie Dial of Pembroke and Regina Oxendine of Rowland; two brothers, Larry Oxendine of Shallotte and Corey Oxendine of Rowland; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight at 7 at Thompson?s Funeral Home in Pembroke.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family, Elrod Road, Rowland.


Mrs. Leah Locklear

PEMBROKE -- Mrs. Leah Locklear, 79, of Pembroke died Wednesday in Duke University Medical Center in Durham.

The funeral will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Preston Gospel Chapel by the Revs. Charles Oxendine and Bobby D. Locklear. Burial will be in Preston Cemetery.

Mrs. Locklear is survived by a son, Philip Locklear of Pembroke; a sister, Jolley Locklear of Pembroke; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight at 7 at Thompson?s Funeral Home.


Joseph C. Todd

BLADENBORO -- Joseph Curtis Todd, 86, of Bladenboro died Wednesday in Duke University Medical Center in Durham.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Pleasant Grove Methodist Church by the Rev. Willie Allen. Burial will be in Bladen Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Todd is survived by six sons, Charleston Todd of Abbottsburg, Brady Todd, Weldon Todd and Roy L. Todd, all of Bladenboro, and Memory Todd and Leon Todd, both of Elizabethtown; two daughters, Patsy T. Cashwell of Bladenboro and Elizabeth Bordeaux of Dublin; 25 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Lewis-Bowen Funeral Home.


Fred O. Bullinger

CHADBOURN -- Fred Ottis Bullinger, 67, of Chadbourn died Thursday in his home.

He retired from the N.C. Department of Transportation.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Avant?s Chapel by the Rev. Mack Watts. Burial will be in Ward?s Station Church of God cemetery.

Mr. Bullinger is survived by his wife, Doris C. Bullinger of the home; a son, Jeffery O. Bullinger of Salisbury; three daughters, Belinda B. Buffkin of Tabor City, and Martha B. Hardwick and Macy B. Hinson, both of Clarendon; a sister, Shirley Mercer of Huntersville; and 10 grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Worthington Funeral Home.


Mrs. Christine T. McKoy

Mrs. Christine Thomas McKoy, 42, of 465 Summerlee Drive, Fayetteville, died Monday in Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

She was a 2nd grade teacher at Manchester Elementary School.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in Spring Lake Memorial Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. John McKoy Jr. Burial will be in Rockfish Memorial Park.

Mrs. McKoy is survived by her husband, Kenneth D. McKoy of the home; a son, Kelvin McKoy of Centreville, Va.; her mother, Juanita Thomas of Fayetteville; four sisters, Dianne Monk of Goldsboro, and Debra Malone, Michelle Thomas and Juanita ?Nina? Thomas, all of Fayetteville; and three brothers, Otto Thomas of Buies Creek, the Rev. Ronald Thomas of Fayetteville and Harold Thomas of New Mexico.

The public will be received today from 1 to 8 p.m. at Wiseman Mortuary.


Mrs. Orazell Miller

Mrs. Orazell Miller, 44, of 1367 Worstead Drive, Fayetteville, died April 17 in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in Faith Community Chapel on Fort Bragg by Chaplain Cpt. David Bowerman.

Mrs. Miller is survived by her husband, retired Army Sgt. Harold Miller of the home; three daughters, Erica Williams, Terri Williams and Nicole Flower, all of Camden, N.J.; a son, Harold Miller Jr. of Camden; her mother, Marvell Chestnut of Camden; a sister, Eartha Scott of Camden; six brothers, Willy F. Chestnut, James Chestnut, Charles Chestnut, Roy Chestnut, Barry Chestnut and Billy Hill, all of Camden; and six grandchildren.

The public will be received today from 1 to 8 p.m. at Wiseman Mortuary.


Thomas Webb

Thomas Webb, 82, of 713 McLamb Drive, Fayetteville, died Thursday in Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Arrangements will be announced by Wiseman Mortuary.


Fred F. Vest

SOUTHERN PINES -- Fred F. Vest, 69, of 5000 U.S. 1 died Thursday in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, and was a retired barber.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Union Presbyterian Church by the Rev. William A. Stewart Jr. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Vest is survived by his wife, Stella Lichner; two daughters, Wanda Barry of Eastwood and Kim Harris of Aberdeen; a son, Shawn Vest of Chattanooga, Tenn.; two sisters, Elsie Barnes of Archdale and Roberta Hughes of Rockingham; three brothers, Richard Vest and Everette Vest, both of Archdale, and Melvin Vest of Bonlee; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8 at Fry-Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage and at other times at the home.


William S. Atkinson

LUMBERTON -- William Stanley Atkinson, 63, of 109 Bee Gee Road died Thursday in Southeastern Regional Medical Center.

He was a supervisor of the Robeson County Wastewater Department and a member of Centerville Baptist Church. He retired from Robeson County schools, serving as a teacher, coach and principal.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Atkinson family cemetery by the Revs. Ed Wilcox, Terry Jordan and James Hester.

Mr. Atkinson is survived by his wife, Barbara J. Atkinson of the home; a son, William S. Atkinson Jr. of the home; a daughter, Pamela A. Gray of Kill Devil Hills; his mother, Ruby S. Atkinson of Fairmont; a sister, Margie A. Noblin of Oxford; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Floyd Funeral Services in Fairmont and at other times at the home.


Clyde W. Hunt Jr.

FAIRMONT -- Clyde Wade Hunt Jr., 37, of Route 3 died Wednesday in his home.

Arrangements will be announced by Floyd Funeral Services.