Alferton Ripp ‘Alf” Garcia GARLAND -- Alferton Ripp ‘Alf” Garcia, infant son of Samantha King and Antonio Garcia of Garland, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, at UNC Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill.
Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at San Juan Catholic Church in Ingold. Burial will follow in the Ripp Cemetery in Garland.
The family will receive friends, Wednesday, June 5, from 7:30 until 9 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home in Garland and other times at the...
Marie Evette Herring ROSE HILL — Marie Evette Herring, 47, of 1184 Bill Town Rd., Rose Hill, died Monday, June 3, 2013, at Carolina East Hospice Care Center in Kenansville.
Funeral service will be held at noon Saturday, June 8, at Hayes Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The public will be received Friday, June 7, from 1 until 5 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home in Garland.
Margaret E. Beard ELIZABETHTOWN -- Margaret E. Beard, 89, of Elizabethtown passed away Friday, May 31, 2013.
The family received friends on Sunday, June 2, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be Monday, June 3, at 2 p.m. at Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home. There will be a private burial after service.
Rufus C. Johnson KELLY -- Rufus Collins Johnson Sr., 87, of 10014 NC Hwy. 53 East, Kelly, husband of Edith Mae Johnson, died Friday, May 31, 2013, at Bladen County Hospital in Elizabethtown.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at Zion Chapel AME Zion Church in Kelly. Burial will follow in the Johnson Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, June 5, from 2 until 6 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home in Garland.
Thomas Frederick Pritchard Sr. LAURINBURG -- Thomas Frederick Pritchard Sr., 84, passed away Monday, May 26, 2013 at Scotia Village after an extended illness.
A private service will be held at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Walsh Pritchard; his son, Thomas F. Pritchard, Jr. of Albany, Oregon; his daughters, Renee Ashley of Elizabethtown, NC and Joanne Sanchez of Texas; 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.;
A native of Matoaka, W...
Martha B. Jackson RIEGELWOOD -- Martha B. Jackson, 86, of Rieglewood passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013.
She was born on Dec. 7, 1926, in Kings Mountain. She is preceded in death by her parents William Edward Baumgardner and Lula Honea Baumgardner, her husband Leon George Jackson Sr., son Leon George Jackson Jr., one sister Letha Squires, two brothers, William and Bob Baumgardner.
She is survived by one daughter, Sandra Jackson Little and husband Phillip; son...
Deborah Peterson Turner WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Deborah Peterson Turner, formally of Council, N.C., passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in Washington, D.C.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, June 5, at 11 a.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church, 1739 Ninth Street NW in Washington, D.C
She is survived by her son Lawrence Turner; sisters, Saralyn Lloyd of Elizabethtown and Lisa Peterson of Washington,D.C.; a brother Larry Peterson of New York.
A memorial service...
Jessie Lee Wooten McKinnies ELIZABETHTOWN -- Jessie Lee Wooten McKinnies, 82, of Elizabethtown, passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2013.
The funeral will be conducted on Saturday, June 1, at 2 p.m. at Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home with a walk-thru visitation from 1 until 1:45 p.m. Burial will follow in Pilgrim Rest Baptist church cemetery.
James Franklin McLean SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- James Franklin McLean, 64, of 347 Bay Street, Springfield, Mass., formerly of Council, N.C., passed away Monday, May 20, at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield.
The funeral service is planned for Friday, May 31, at 1 p.m. at Carvers Creek AME Zion Church in Council, N.C. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
A viewing will take place on Friday, May 31, from noon until 1 p.m. at the church.
Donnieth J. Clark ELIZABETHTOWN -- Donnieth J. Clark, 50, of 414 Swanzy Street, Apt. C, Elizabethtown, passed away Monday, May 27, at her residence.
The funeral service is planned for Saturday, June 1, at 1 p.m. at St. James Fire Baptized Holiness Church in Elizabethtown. Burial will be in Crawford cemetery.
There will be a viewing Friday, May 31, from 2 until 6 p.m. at Johnson's Funeral Service of Elizabethtown. The family will receive friends at the home.
James E. McMillian Jr. ELIZABETHTOWN — James E. McMillian Jr., 84, of 803 Peanut Plant Road, Elizabethtown, husband of Arletha McMillian, died Monday, May 27, 2013, in Bladen County Hospital.
The funeral service is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, June 1, in Baldwin Branch Baptist Church in Elizabethtown.
A viewing is planned for Friday, May 31, from 2 until 6 p.m. at F.W. Newton & Sons Mortuary in Elizabethtown.
Lee Worth Hall WHITE OAK — Lee Worth Hall, 79, a veteran of the United States Army, of White Oak, husband of Peggy W. Hall, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 30, at Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home from 6 until 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 31, at Bethlehem United Methodist Church in White Oak at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in church cemetery.
Loren L. Becker HARRELLS -- Loren L. Becker, 74, of Harrells, and of Luray, Va., husband of Diane Becker, died Saturday, May 25, 2013.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 29, from noon to 12:45 p.m. at Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home. A service will follow in the chapel at 1 p.m. Burial will be held at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C. at a later time.
Stacy Donnell Gillespie DURHAM -- Stacy Donnell Gillespie, 59, of 3212 Fayetteville Street, Durham, formerly of Elizabethtown, died Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, May 29, at 1 p.m. at Mt. Zion AME Zion Church, Elizabethtown.
The family will receive friends at the home of his mother, Floratine G. Mitchell, 621 Pinkley St., Elizabethtown.
Dora L. Autry ELIZABETHTOWN -- Dora L. Autry, 93, of 664 Barnes Blueberry Rd., Elizabethtown, died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at her residence.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Evening Light Holiness Church, 1371 Airport Rd., Garland. Burial will follow in the McKoy Cemetery in Garland.
The public will be received Friday, May 31, from 1 until 5 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home in Garland.