Obituaries

Posted 2/22/19

CLEO WICKER HUDSON

Cleo Wicker Hudson, 84, of Bear Creek died Friday, February 15, 2019 at Siler City Center.

Mrs. Hudson was born in Chatham County on January 22, 1935, the daughter of Thomas …

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CLEO WICKER HUDSON

Cleo Wicker Hudson, 84, of Bear Creek died Friday, February 15, 2019 at Siler City Center.

Mrs. Hudson was born in Chatham County on January 22, 1935, the daughter of Thomas Earl and May (Foust) Wicker. Cleo was a member of West End United Methodist Church and retired from Boling Chair Company where she painted decals on chair backs and weaved the cane seats.

She was preceded in death by her husband, R. Gayle Hudson; her parents; sons, Billy Joe, Bobby G, Benny T. and Buddy M. Hudson.

She is survived by son, Barry L Hudson of Bear Creek; grandchildren, Crystal, Danielle and Jonathan Hudson.

A graveside service was held Monday, February 18, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Vernon United Methodist Cemetery, 3631 Mt. Vernon-Hickory Mountain Church Road, Siler City with Rev. Jim Whittaker officiating.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Online condolences may be made at
www.pughfuneralhome.com.

MARIE GEE HERRON

Marie Gee Herron, 94, of Siler City went to her heavenly home on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at the Siler City Center.

Mrs. Herron was born September 16, 1924, in Chatham County, the daughter of Dewey and Grace (Dixon) Gee. Marie was a member of Moon’s Chapel Baptist Church. She was homemaker and caregiver for her son. Marie loved to sew, raise Dachshunds, cooking and working in her flower garden. Mrs. Herron was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Henry E. Herron, her son, Eddie and her brother, Bobby Gee.

She is survived by one daughter, Jan H. Lowe and husband Mike of Siler City; two sisters, Frances G. Petty and Judy G. Poindexter, both of Siler City; granddaughter, Melody L. Toy and husband David of Siler City; great-grandsons, Jacob and Chase Toy.

The family received friends Tuesday, February 19, 2019 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City; and other times, at the home of her daughter.

The funeral was held Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Moon’s Chapel Baptist Church with Dr. Patrick Fuller officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Moon’s Chapel Baptist Church, Building Fund, 175 Moon’s Chapel Road, Siler City, NC 27344.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Herron Family.

Online condolences may be made to:
www.pughfuneralhome.com.

KAREN ELIZABETH ROSSER

Karen Elizabeth Rosser, 47, of Sanford, passed away on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at First Health Moore Regional Hospital.

The funeral service was held on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at p.m. at New Life Fellowship Church with Rev. Gail Dickens officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

She was born on April 5, 1971, in Lee County to Flynn Robert Rosser, Jr. “Bob” and Patricia B. Rosser. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Frank and Anne Lee Benoit and Flynn Rosser, Sr. and Catherine B. Rosser.

Karen is survived by her parents, Bob and Patsy Rosser of Sanford; and brother, Steven Rosser of Sanford.

Condolences may be made at Bridges Cameron Funeral Home.

JANET LOUISE (DOUGLAS) HILL

Mrs. Janet D. Hill, 67 of Sanford, passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019.

Funeral services were held Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 3 p.m. at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Moncure. Interment followed at Seymour Cemetery.

VIRGIE SMITH HAMER

Virgie Smith Hamer, 89, of Sanford, passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019 at her home.

The funeral service was held on Monday, February 18, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Ephesus Baptist Church with Dr. David Burroughs and Rev. Sandra Jones officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Hamer was born in Richmond County on September 3, 1929 to the late Claudius Young Smith and Mae Sharpe Smith Haywood. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Branson Hamer; brothers, Curtis Smith, Charlie Smith and Alfred Smith, half-brothers, James Smith, Willie Smith, Joe Smith, George Smith, Louis Smith, Marvin Smith and half-sister, Flora Smith. Virgie worked for many years at Tyson Foods and was a member of Ephesus Baptist Church.

She is survived by her children, Mark Hamer of Clayton, Lynn H. Perry McFarland of Sanford, Shelli York of High Point; sisters, Beulah Chappell of Center Hill, FL and Evelyn Lehrschall of Raleigh; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be made to Ephesus Baptist Church, 2724 White Hill Road. Sanford, NC 27332.

Condolences may be made at www.bridgescameronfuneralhome.com

CYNTHIA KAY (NARAGON) JONES

Ms. Cynthia Kay (Naragon) Jones, 73, of Chapel Hill, passed on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at UNC Hospice in Pittsboro.

A Celebration of Transcendence service was held Saturday, February 16, 2019.

She was preceded in death by her son, Brannon Shane Jones; her father, Edward Naragon; sisters, Nira Hobesetter, Linda Perrine; brothers, Charles Naragon, Curtiss Naragon; her mother, Camilla Koonts Naragon; and her husband Ben Jones.

Survivors include her daughter Cynthia (Cindy) Dawn Jones; one grandson; and her sister, Myrtle McCoy.

LEVERN TOLSON

Mr. Levern Tolson, 63, of Sanford, passed on Friday, February 15, 2019 at Duke Raleigh Hospital.

Arrangements by: Knotts Funeral Home, Sanford.

IRENE SMITH CARNES

Irene Smith Carnes, 85, passed away February 14, 2019 at her home.

A private service will be held at the Currie-Cameron Cemetery in Scotland County.

She is preceded in death by her late husband, William C. Carnes.

She is survived by her children, Donna C. Harris of Moneta, VA, Pam C Hayes of Siler City and Wayne Carnes of Snow Camp; seven grandchildren and five grandchildren.

MICAH VINCENT McLAUGHLIN

Micah Vincent McLaughlin, 29 of Lillington, passed on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Concordia Care/Rose Manor in Durham.

Funeral service was held Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 3 p.m. at Chapel Hill AME Zion Church in Broadway.

ROBERT M. SNIPES

Mr. Robert M. Snipes, 64, of Graham, passed on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Cone Health Alamance Regional Medical Center in Burlington.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 12 p.m. at Terrell’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church, Chapel Hill. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

HERBERT “HERB” HUSSEY

Herbert “Herb” Hussey, 73, of Valdese passed away on Monday, February 18, 2019.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 21 at Sossoman Funeral Home The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, February 22 in the Colonial Chapel of the funeral home with the Rev. Jerry Gamble officiating. Burial will follow at Burke Memorial Park with military honors provided by Table Rock Marine Corp.League.

Born in Siler City on August 3, 1945, he was the son of the late Odis E. and Virginia M. Hussey of Moore County.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Jeannie. He was a member of Mount Home Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy C. Hussey of the home; daughter, Amanda D. Grady; son, Bradley E. Hussey; three grandchildren; sister, Lynda H. Brewer of Bennett; and brother, Bobby Hussey of Clinton; stepsons, step-grandhildren and great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Home Baptist Church Building Fund.

Condolences my be sent to the family by visiting www.sossomanfh.com.

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