ALMETA BROWER Mrs. Almeta Baldwin Brower, 75, of 1909 East Washington St., Rockingham, passed on Sunday, May 12, 2013, at her home. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, at St. Joseph Bible Church. A public viewing will be held from 1:30 to 7:30 p.m. at McLendon Funeral Home, Ellerbe.
WILLIAM MANESS William “Hillbilly” Maness, 69, of Linden, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2013. The family will receive friends on Sunday, May 19, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service. Funeral services will be conducted at Sullivan’s Highland Funeral service on Monday, May 20, starting 1 p.m. with Rev. Glen Lucas, ministering. Burial will follow at Cross Creek Cemetery.
WILLIAM BRYAN THORPE William Bryan Thorpe was welcomed with “Well done, my good and faithful servant” following a courageous battle with cancer on May 17, 2013. He was born August 25, 1958 in Itasca, Minnesota, son of William Martin Thorpe and Elda Mae Moorhouse Thorpe. Known to his friends as Bryan, he lived in Hamlet with his “Darlin” and bride of 17 years, Pamela Starling Thorpe. She was simply the love of his life. For those who truly believe it is the “life ...
GARVIN SMITH PAGE Garvin Smith Page, 63 of Cary, N.C. passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013.
Garvin Smith (Smitty) Page was born on December 10, 1949, the son of Mrs. Audrey Lane Page and the late Mr. Garvin Page of Lake View, S.C. Mr. Page graduated from Clemson University with a BS Degree in 1972.
Mr. Page is survived by his wife Jean Mills Page and child Ashle Mills Page of Cary, N.C. He is also survived by his mother and four siblings: Susan Page McDuffi...
IZONA LOVE Ms. Izona Love, 63, of Rockingham, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Sandhills Regional Medical Center, Hamlet. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at Mt. Zion Church, Beaver Dam. Public viewing will be from 1 to 6 p.m. and a wake will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Nelson Funeral Home Chapel, Rockingham.
WALTER LEE JOHNSON Walter Lee Johnson, 67, of Hamlet passed away Saturday May 11, 2013, at his home.
He was born August 29, 1945, in Richmond County, the son of the late Samuel Walker Johnson and Myrtle Gilbert Johnson.
He graduated from Hamlet High School in 1962. He served in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict. Mr. Johnson was a lifetime member of the VFW and served as the Commander and Quarter Master of the Hamlet VFW Post 7314, member of Hamlet ...
ARCHIE WILLIAMS Archie Leroy Williams, 65, of Holiday Village Apartments, died Tuesday May 14, 2013, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst.
Archie was born November 4, 1947, in Marlboro County, S.C., a son of the late John C. and Cardelia Leviner Williams Dennis. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, John C. Williams Jr. Archie was a faithful member of East Rockingham Church of God of Prophecy.
Funeral services will be conduc...
ROSA MAE SAUNDERS Rosa Mae Poston Saunders, 91, of Rockingham, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Sandhills Regional Medical Center in Hamlet.
Mrs. Saunders was born in Richmond County on February 9, 1922 to the late Evander and Mary Mannor Floyd. She was a member of Joy Free Will Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her brothers Raymond Floyd, Jack Floyd, and Evander Floyd, Jr.
She is survived by her sons; Glen Poston, Carl Poston, Lonnie Poston...
LILLIAN REESE DAWKINS IRMO, S.C. — Funeral services for Mrs. Lillian Todd Reese Dawkins, 90, formerly of Hamlet, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Hamlet. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be held at Eastside Cemetery, Fayetteville Road, Rockingham, NC. Mrs. Dawkins passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013. Born in Hopewell, VA, she was the daughter of the late John D. and ...
BILLY RAY LITTLE Mr. Billy Ray Little, 67, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013, at his residence in Rockingham. The family will receive friends Thursday, May 16, from 2 to 3 p.m. prior to the funeral service at 3 p.m. in the Davis Funeral Home Chapel, 1003 E. Franklin Street, Monroe, N.C., officiated by Reverend Frank Crump. Interment will follow in Shiloh Advent Christian Church Cemetery.
CAROLYN STRICKLAND BAILEY Carolyn Strickland Bailey, 65, formerly of Rockingham, passed away April 28, 2013. She was born June 16, 1947, a daughter of the late Elijah and Bessie (Dot) Strickland.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Bailey.
Surviving are her sons, Richie Patrick and Dallas Bailey; her step daughters, Debbie Bailey Arey and Teresa Bailey Burr; her brother, Butch Strickland; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
A memorial serv...
VIRGINIA CRIBB JONES HAMLET — Ms. Virginia Cribb Jones, 82, of Hamlet, died Monday, May 13, 2013, in FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be conducted at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, in Southside Free Will Baptist Church with Pastor Ricky Jacobs officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 4 to 5 p.m. at Southside Free Will Baptist Church.
JOHN GRANT Mr. John E. Grant, formerly of Cordova, died Saturday, May 11, 2013, at his daughter’s home in Florida. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Harrington Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.
LILLIAN DAWKINS Lillian Dawkins, 91, formerly of Hamlet, died Sunday, May 12, at the Agape Senior Community in Irmo, S.C. Funeral services are currently incomplete with Watson - King Funeral Home in Hamlet.
EVERETTE CECIL HODGES Mr. Everette Cecil Hodges, 91, of 200 Louis Breeden Blvd., Hamlet, died, Saturday, May 11, 2013, at his residence.
He was born April 29, 1922, in Richmond County, son of Henry Patrick Hodges and Stella Ann Smith Hodges.
He was a member of Tabernacle United Methodist Church, serving as Lay leader, Lay speaker and a Sunday school teacher; worked for the U.S. Civil Service at USMCAS, Cherry Point for 31 years, during the Korea and Vietnam co...