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Obituaries

Miller-Boles Funeral Home

  • Patricia Rae Scates ElderPatricia Rae Scates Elder
    Patricia Rae Scates Elder, 85 of Sanford, passed on Friday, April 9, 2021 at Parkview Retirement Village in Sanford. A f... Read more »
  • Norman "Norm" SchwabNorman "Norm" Schwab
    Norman “Norm” Schwab, 75, of Sanford, NC passed away at home on Wednesday, March 31st. Just like he dealt with all expe... Read more »
  • Angel Luis Garcia ReyesAngel Luis Garcia Reyes
    Angel Luis García Reyes, of Sanford, North Carolina, age 93, passed away peacefully at home the evening of March 27, 202... Read more »
  • Rebecca Anne Ervin PlattRebecca Anne Ervin Platt
    Rebecca Anne Ervin Platt, passed away in her home on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer. B... Read more »
  • Jimmy Wayne TrueloveJimmy Wayne Truelove
    Jimmy Wayne Truelove, 86, of Sanford, died peacefully Saturday, March 20, 2021 after several years of declining health. ... Read more »
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Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home

  • James "Jim" BlackburnJames "Jim" Blackburn
    James “Jim” Anthony Blackburn, age 62, of Sanford, NC, died Monday, April 12, 2021 at Central Carolina Hospital. He was born in Cumberland County, NC on February 20, 1959 to Benjamin Freeman Blackburn and Linda Kay Clark Blackburn. His father preceded him in death. Jim had worked for GKN but… Read more »
  • Mary WilliamsMary Williams
    Mary Elizabeth Edwards Williams, age 90, of Sanford, passed away on Monday, April 12, 2021. She was born in Wake County on July 1, 1930 to the late Hezzikiah Carlton Edwards and Nancy Jane Hallmon Edwards. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband James… Read more »
  • W.A. "Dub" Barbour, Jr.W.A. "Dub" Barbour, Jr.
    W.A. “Dub” Barbour, Jr., age 88, passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at home, with his family by his side. He was born in Johnston County, NC on June 6, 1932 to the late Willie Algier Barbour and Pauline Lanning Barbour. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in… Read more »
  • Loretta ThomasLoretta Thomas
    Loretta Moore Thomas Thomas “Yoyo”, age 54 of Sanford, passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Central Carolina Hospital. She was born in Lee County on December 14, 1966 to Richard Moore Thomas “Buddy” and Mary Magdalene Hall Thomas. Loretta was currently employed by Sampson Bladen Oil Company (Handy… Read more »
  • Kay PeeleKay Peele
    Kay Frances Keith Peele, age 82, of Cameron, NC, died Saturday, April 10, 2021, at her home with her family by her side. She was born in Moore County, NC on April 22, 1938 to the late Aubrey Leon Keith, Sr. and Blannie Crouse Keith. In addition to her parents,… Read more »
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Knotts Funeral Home

  • Ander Nelson Jr.Ander Nelson Jr.
    Mr. Ander "Andy" Thomas Nelson, Jr., age 45 of Bahama, NC transitioned into eternal rest on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC. Ander Thomas Nelson, Jr., affectionately known as "Andy" was born on December 14, 1975, to Catherine Palmer Nelson and Ander Thomas Nelson Sr.… Read more »
  • Randy McKoyRandy McKoy
    Mr. Randy McKoy, age 64, of Sanford, NC transitioned into eternal rest Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at Duke Raleigh Hospital in Raleigh North Carolina. Mr. Randy Mckoy age 64 of Sanford, NC transitioned into eternal rest and gained his heavenly wings on April 13, 2021, at Duke Raleigh Hospital in… Read more »
  • Louis DavisLouis Davis
    Mr. Louis Lee Davis, age 71 of Fayetteville, NC transitioned into eternal rest on April 11, 2021, at Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC. Louis was born March 7, 1950, at Lee County Hospital in Sanford, North Carolina to Annie Davis Watson who preceded him in death. Louis attended Johnsonville Elementary/High… Read more »
  • LaDonna MotonLaDonna Moton
    Mrs. LaDonna Michelle Moton, age 58 of Sanford, NC, transitioned into eternal rest, Saturday, April 10, 2021, UNC Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC. LaDonna Michelle Savoy Moton age 58 of Sanford (born and raised in Church Point, LA) gained her heavenly wings on April 10, 2021. After a courageous battle with… Read more »
  • Xavier SmithXavier Smith
    Xavier Lamont Smith, age 43 of Pittsboro, NC transitioned into eternal rest on April 11, 2021, at Rex Hospital, Raleigh, NC. Xavier Lamont Smith known as "Red" born January 2, 1978, to Darlene Smith. Xavier departed his life on April 10, 2021, at the age of 43 at Rex hospital… Read more »
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Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home

  • Janice JohnstonJanice Johnston
    Janice Seagroves Johnston, 73, of Sanford passed away Monday April 12, 2021. Memorial services will be held at 3:00pm Friday at Camelback Bridge in Cumnock. Janice was a daughter of the late Charlie Seagroves and Evelyn Badget Seagroves. She was also preceded in death by her sister Bobbie Lee Thomas.… Read more »
  • David TickleDavid Tickle
    David Matthew “Matt” Tickle, 52, of Cameron passed away on April 6,2021. A memorial service will be held on Saturday April 10, 2021 at Life Springs Church at 11am. Matt was born in Lee county to the late Ada Jane Tickle. He was a positive person who loved the beach,… Read more »
  • Virginia HolderVirginia Holder
    Virginia “Jenny” Campbell Holder, 85 of Sanford passed away Monday April 5, 2021. Graveside services will be held at 1pm at Poplar Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery on Thursday April 8, 2021. Mrs. Holder was born in Lee Co, daughter of the late James Brown Campbell and Clara Gladys Phillips… Read more »
  • Claude HardyClaude Hardy
    Claude Gilbert Hardy, 87, of Cameron passed away Tuesday April 6, 2021. Graveside services will be held Sunday April 11, 2021 at 2pm at Johnson Grove Cemetery on Johnson Grove Rd. Vass NC 28394. Mr. Hardy was born in Moore Co. to the late Nero Wilson Hardy Sr. and Ida… Read more »
  • Robert HowingtonRobert Howington
    Robert Warren Howington Sr., 87, died Sunday, April 4, 2021 at Moore Regional after a short illness. Bob was born March 6, 1934, to William and Erma Howington in Wake Co., NC. He served in the military for 21 years and spent 13 months as a medic in Viet Nam… Read more »
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