Jimmy J. Cortez Jimmy J. Cortez
FAYETTEVILLE — Mr. Jimmy Joe Cortez passed away on Friday, May 17, 2013.
Mr. Cortez was a World War II veteran in the United States Air Force.
He is survived by his wife, Marian Cortez; one son, Jimmy (Joey) Cortez and wife, Darlene of Charlotte; two daughters, Sandra Aldridge and husband, Chris of Boone, and Melissa Hoch and husband, Michael of Alameda, Calif.; one brother-in-law. Harold Hayes of Fayetteville; five g...
Lillian K. Williams, 76 Lillian K. Williams
GOLDSBORO — Mrs. Lillian Kennon Williams, 76, died Sunday, May 19, 2013 at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family.
Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be annouced later by J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations.
Murphy C. Fountain Sr., 90 Murphy C. Fountain Sr.
CALYPSO — Mr. Murphy Clifton Fountain Sr., 90, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013 at Wayne Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 21 at Community Funeral Home in Warsaw. Burial will follow in the Devotional Gardens.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.
Ervin F. Wicker, 77 Ervin F. Wicker
SANFORD — Mr. Ervin Foster Wicker, 77, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at his home.
A celebration of life will be held Monday, May 20 at 6 p.m. at Cox Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.
The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home and at other times at the home.
Dorothy H. Faircloth, 75 Dorothy H. Faircloth
AUTRYVILLE — Mrs. Dorothy Hall Faircloth, 75, of 262 Yellowskin Road, died on Friday, May 17, 2013 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.
The funeral will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Mt. Carmel Church of God of Prophecy with Bishop Warren H. Barfield Sr. and the Rev. Jeff Bartlett officiating. Burial will follow at Peniel Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Faircloth was born on Decembe...
Willie Thompson, 84 Willie Thompson
RALEIGH — Willie “Bobby” Thompson, 84, formerly of Roseboro, died Friday, May 17, 2013 at Wake Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Butler & Son Funeral Home, Roseboro.
Phebe L. Gupton, 65 Phebe L. Gupton
CLINTON — Phebe Gray Lee Gupton, 65, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013.
The funeral will be Sunday, May 19 at 2 p.m. at Friendly Holiness PFWB Church with the Rev. Marvin Bryant and the Rev. Larry Parker officiating. Interment will follow at the Lee Family Cemetery.
Gupton is survived by her husband, Richard Gupton; son, Tracey Thornton and wife Joy of Clinton; stepson, Allen Gupton and wife Sherry of Erwin; grandchil...
Vickie Weeks, 64 Vickie Weeks
GARLAND — Mrs. Vickie Diane Weeks, 64, of 13664 Garland Hwy., died Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter Funeral Home, Garland.
Azalene Wilkerson, 92 Azalene Wilkerson
CLINTON — Mrs. Azalene Wilkerson, 92, of 808 Stewart Ave., died Friday, May 17, 2013 in Mary Gran Nursing Center.
Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 20 in the Clinton Cemetery with a memorial service following at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the First Baptist Church, 408 College Street, with the Rev. Jean Hatch officiating.
Mrs. Wilkerson was a native of Sampson County, the widow of Roy Wilkerson, and the daughte...
Frances L. Harris, 78 Frances L. Harris
CLINTON — Mrs. Frances L. Harris, 78, of 187 Annie Bell Lane, died Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Sampson Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 at Big Piney Grove Missionary Baptist with the Rev. James Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in Graceland Memorial Park, Kenilworth, N.J.
Visitation will be held Monday, May 20 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Brock Memorial & Worley Funeral Home, Cl...
Ronald L. Slotter Ronald L. Slotter
VASS — Mr. Ronald L. Slotter, of 738 Azalea Drive, passed away on Friday, May17, 2013 at Duke University Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Cox Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory.
Earl C. Godwin, 88 Earl C. Godwin
DUNN — Mr. Earl C. Godwin, 88, of Taylors Chapel Road, died Thursday morning, May 16, 2013 at his home.
The funeral will be held Saturday, May 18 at 11 a.m. at Lee’s Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Lee’s Chapel/Williford Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Friday, May 17, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Cromartie Miller and Lee Funeral Home in Dunn and at other times at the home, 2426 Taylor...
Eva Lee Bennett, 82 Eva L. Bennett
CLINTON — Eva Lee Bennett, 82, of 1311 Jasper St., Apt F, died Thursday May 16, 2013, at Sampson Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be Saturday, May 18 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church. Funeral services will be Sat. Interment in the Hillcrest Cemetery.
A public viewing will be Friday, May 17, from 1 to 6 p.m., with the family present 5 to 6 p.m., at Butler & Son Funeral Services, Clinton.
Frances L. Harris, 78 Frances L. Harris
CLINTON — Mrs. Frances L. Harris, 78, of 213 Annie Bell Lane, died Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Sampson Regional Medical Center, Clinton.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Brock Memorial & Worley Funeral Home in Clinton.
James “Buddy” Guy, 54 James Guy
ELIZABETHTOWN — James “Buddy” Guy, 54, of Guy’s Body Shop, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
The family will receive friends Sunday, May 19 at Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home from 2 until 2:45 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 3 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Buddy Guy Funeral Fund, c/o Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home, P.O. Box 3150, Elizabethtown, NC 28337 or Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation’s Friends o...