WHEELER LASSISTER MURRAY Wheeler Lassister Murray, 83, passed away April 19, 2013, in Phoenix, AZ. She was born in Rockingham, a daughter of the late Wheeler Lassister and Pauline Lassister Bullard.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Colonel Charles Murray; step-father, Clarence Bullard; brother, J.A. Lassister; and sister, Miriam Lassister Rohm.
Mrs. Murray leaves behind her son Gary Murray; daughter, Lisa Murray Luketich; five grandchildren; many great-g...
LOIS TERRY HARPER Lois Terry Harper of Statesville, passed away peacefully on May 2, 2013. She was born April 17, 1921 in Rockingham, to the late Winfield Scott Terry and Jessie Saunders Terry.
She lived in Rockingham most of her life. Lois recently celebrated her 92nd birthday with family and friends at Statesville Place, her home for the past two years.
Lois was preceded in death by her husbands, John Nicholson, William S. Goforth Sr. and James Harper an...
DONNA MCLEAN Donna Lynn Norton McLean, 48, of Rockingham, passed away Friday, May 3, 2013 due to an automobile accident.
Donna was born October 1, 1964 in Richmond County, a daughter of Benjamin Norton and the late Helen Smith Norton. She had formerly been employed with Burlington Industries. She was preceded in death by her mother and her sister, Toni Annette Carpenter.
Surviving are her husband, Tony McLean of the home; daughter, Erica Brooke Chavis...
JERRY HILTON “PUNKY” MARTIN JR. Jerry Hilton “Punky” Martin Jr., 41, of Ellerbe, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.
Punky was born June 11, 1971 in Moore County, a son of Jerry Hilton Martin and Kathy Ann Raines Wilson. He was a graduate of Richmond Senior High School, an avid wrestling fan and a very active fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Jerry Lewis Telethon.
Surviving are his parents, Jerr...
BETSY MARSH Mrs. Betsy Martin Marsh, 73, of Rockingham, died Thursday, May 2, 2013, in Sandhills Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 6, in the Abundant Life Church with Pastor Joe Wilkes officiating. The family will receive friends Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Abundant Life Church.
ROSE CAROTHERS Mrs. Rose Lee Isaac Carothers, 64, of 415 Lackey Street, Hamlet, wife of Robert “Bob”, died, Thursday, May 2, 2013, at her residence. Services will be private. Harrington Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Carothers family.
PAUL WILSON RICKETTS Mr. Paul Wilson Ricketts, 75, formerly of Wadesboro, passed away on Tuesday morning, April 30, 2013, at Carolinas Medical Center Union with his beloved family by his side.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Mt. Beulah Baptist Church, Wadesboro, NC. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will greet friends on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Leavitt Funeral Home.
Mr. Ricketts was a native of Anson County ...
JOHN DOUGLAS Mr. John Arthur Douglas, 51, of Rockingham, husband of Carolyn Mills Douglas, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at Philadelphia United Methodist Church, with Rev. Daniel C. Scott officiating.
CHARLES EDWARD POPLIN Charles Edward Poplin of Maxton passed away on Friday, April 19, 2013, at his home.
He is survived by his father, Edward Poplin of Rockingham; a brother, Glenn Poplin and sister, Tanya P. Currin both of Maxton; nieces, April and Amanda Perkins; nephew, Chris Perkins; great nieces and nephew, Drew, Lela, Blaine and Morgan.
A private graveside memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorial gifts may be made in the memory of Charl...
WILLIAM WALLACE LUNDY William Wallace Lundy, 66, of 77 Aleo, Seventh Avenue, Rockingham, died, Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Richmond County, December 15, 1946, son of Wallace Lundy and Ruby Rachel Lundy.
Mr. Lundy was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and retired from Textiles.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Harrington Funeral Home Chapel, at 2 p.m.
He is preceded in death by hi...
VERLE MULLIS JENKINS LONG Mrs. Verle Mullis Jenkins Long, 93, of Rockingham died Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at her home. She was born April 23, 1920, in Richmond County, a daughter of the late Sallie Wicker Mullis and William Thomas Mullis.
Mrs. Long was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church and had previously been a member of West Rockingham Methodist Church. She was active teaching Sunday School and a number of other church activities. She was a hair dresser, working ...
JOHN RAY GREENE LAURINBURG — John Ray Greene, 98, of Scotia Village and formerly of Rockingham, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Scotland Memorial Hospital.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, April 30, at Richmond Memorial Park, Rockingham.
He was born August 25, 1914 in Montgomery County, he was a son of the late Ausey L. and Jennie Hutchison Greene. John was an avid golfer and a member of the Richmond Pines Country Club. Prior to his retirem...
WILLIE PEARL GOODWIN Willie Pearl Goodwin, 73, died Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Rockingham Manor of Rockingham.
Pearl was born March 14, 1941, in Richmond County, to the late Leroy and Janie (Pate) Livingston, where she was the second of nine children. She was a graduate of Monroe Avenue High School and a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church.
Pearl was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest J. Goodwin, two brothers: Leroy Livingston Jr. and Ronnie ...
JOHN DOUGLAS Mr. John A. Douglas, of Rockingham, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst. Funeral Services are incomplete at this time. Final arrangements will be announced by Tally Watson Funeral Service of Rockingham.
MARY VUNCANNON Mary Frances Rhyne Vuncannon, 85, of Ellerbe, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Monday, April 29, 2013, at her home.
Mrs. Vuncannon was born September 4, 1927, in Richmond County, a daughter of the late Charles Kelly and Ether Johnson Rhyne. She was a faithful Christian and served her Lord and Savior through First Baptist Church Ellerbe and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Howard Vuncannon and brothers...