John W. Matthews Jr., 53


ELIZABETHTOWN — Mr. John Wesley Matthews Jr., 53, died Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Bladen County Hospital in Elizabethtown, N.C.

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carter Funeral Home in Garland.


WILLARD — Miss Ashley Perez, infant daughter of Daliana Perez, of 12086 Highway 110 N., died Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hope Valley Funeral Service & Cremation of Clinton.


DUNN — Ruth Jackson, 72, died Friday, May 1, 2015.

The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, May 4, at West & Dunn Funeral Home Chapel, Newton Grove, N.C. Burial will be in Reedy Prong Primitive Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, May 3, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.