Obituaries

Posted 3/1/19

JEFFERY LYNN JONES

Jeffery Lynn Jones, 60, of Moons Chapel Church Road, Siler City died Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at UNC Hospitals.

Mr. Jones was born in Chatham County on January 1, 1959, …

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JEFFERY LYNN JONES

Jeffery Lynn Jones, 60, of Moons Chapel Church Road, Siler City died Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at UNC Hospitals.

Mr. Jones was born in Chatham County on January 1, 1959, the son of Lynn Willard and Sarah (Smith) Jones. Jeff had worked in maintenance at Gold Toe in Burlington and loved his time spent with his family, especially spoiling his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Jeff is survived by his wife of 27 years, Vickie (McDaniel) Jones; daughter, Amanda Jones of Siler City; sons, Chad Allen and wife Angie of Coleridge, Kevin Jones and wife Sandra of Atlanta, Ga.r; sisters, Denise Burgess and husband Robert of Coleridge, Lisa Perry of Siler City; brother, Phil Jones of Coleridge; grandchildren, Addison Allen, Connor, Landon, Eli, Aubrey and Adalyn Jones.

The family received friends Saturday, February 23, 2019 from t to 3 p.m. at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 30 North Second Avenue, Siler City. A memorial service followed at 3 p.m. in the Smith & Buckner Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Darrell Williams officiating.

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

JESSE RACHEL

Jessie Rachel, 83, of Siler City died Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Laurel of Chatham, Pittsboro.

Mr. Rachel was born in Chatham County on March 15 1935, the son of James R. and Mamie (Caviness) Rachel. Jesse retired from Hadley Peoples Manufacturing and was an active member of Oakley Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School, sang in the choir, served as a deacon and was a member of the Brotherhood. He enjoyed watching NASCAR and wrestling. Jesse was preceded in death by his parents; brother, James Russell Rachel; sister, Wanna Mae Moore and his twin, Bessie Brown.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Barbara (Trogdon) Rachel; daughter, Dianna “Dee” Brafford of Lexington; son, Jeff Rachel and wife Wanda of Siler City; brother, Lynn Rachel of Greensboro; grandchildren, Brittany and Ryan Rachel, Jason Brafford, Jennifer B. McMahan (Josh); and great-grandchidren, Vada, Myers, and Eloise.

The family received friends Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Oakley Baptist Church, 2300 Siler City-Glendon Road, Siler City. The funeral followed at 3 p.m. at Oakley Baptist Church with Rev. Jeff Johnson officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Chatham Relay for Life, c/o Ann McDaniel, PO Box 526, Siler City, Nc 27344.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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

ANNABELL ‘VICKIE’ BROCK BADROW

Annabell “Vickie” Brock Badrow, age 92, passed away at her home in Carolina Meadows Retirement Community in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

She was born on September 6, 1926 in Paterson, New Jersey to William Randlett Brock and Evelyn Goode. She attended Sweet Briar College and Oakland University, receiving her bachelors and masters degrees in Social Work and Education. She married Edward Vreeland Badrow in 1951. They had three children, Charles Edward Badrow, William Brock Badrow, and Elizabeth Benson Hopp. Annabell, known to family and friends as Vickie, worked as a social worker and then as a school teacher at St. Pius X Catholic School in Flint, Michigan for 22 years. After retirement, she and her husband moved to Carolina Meadows Retirement Community in the year 1991. Vickie as well as her husband became an active volunteer at Habitat for Humanity. In addition, Vickie volunteered for several years at North Chatham Elementary, Pittsboro Elementary, and lastly, Willow Oak Montessori. She was instrumental at Carolina Meadows in running the library and organizing book sales for many years. Vickie also volunteered for UNC Hospitals in the breast cancer program and at the Church of the Holy Family. As her vision began to decline, Vickie organized an education group for the visually impaired at Carolina Meadows. Both Vickie and her husband were recognized by the State of North Carolina in 1999, receiving the Governor’s Volunteer Award for their efforts in support of Chatham Habitat for Humanity. In 2011, Vickie was awarded the Community Service award for her longstanding volunteer contributions to Chatham County by the Chatham Chamber of Commerce.

She is survived by her three children, her three grandchildren, Steve Grime, Roselyn Hopp, and Heather Hopp, in addition to two great-grandchildren, Katie and Galen Grime. Vickie deeply enjoyed being a grandmother and spending time with her family.

A memorial service was held on February 23 at the Church of the Holy Family in Chapel Hill. Memorials may be made in Vickie’s name to Chatham Habitat for Humanity.

FRANCIS 'FRANK' ALBERT HORVATH

Francis “Frank” Albert Horvath, 56, of Broadway passed away in his home on Saturday, February 16, 2019.

The funeral was held Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home with Deacon Mark Westrick officiating. A graveside service will follow at Broadway Cemetery.

He was born in New Orleans, LA to Albert Steven and Mary McGreevy Horvath. His father preceded him in death. He was a skilled carpenter and handyman.

Survivors include his daughter Kristina Horvath of Indian Trail; siblings, Michael Horvath , Amy Roberts, Albert “Chip” Horvath; and three grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to aid in his final expenses, Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, 600 West Main Street, Sanford, NC 27332 or online at funeraldonationapp.com.

Condolences may be made at www.bridgescameronfuneralhome.com.

SYLVIA BURNS COLLINS

Sylvia Burns Collins, 79, of Sanford, passed away on Friday, February 22, 2019.

The funeral service was held in the Bridges Cameron Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m, Monday, February 25, 2019 with Rev. Doug Western officiating. Burial followed at Moore Union Christian Church Cemetery.

She was born in Lee County on May 4, 1939 to the late Ulysses and Erma Thomas Burns. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Grant Burns. Sylvia was a member of Kendale Acres Free Will Baptist Church and she had worked at Wyeth.

Sylvia is survived by her husband of 60 years, Troy Collins; daughter, Cathy Frazier of Wake Forest; brother, Sammy Burns of LaGrange, GA; and three grandchildren.

Condolences may be made at www.bridgescameronfuneralhome.com.

shirley craven johnson

Shirley Craven Johnson, 73, of Siler City died Monday, February 25, 2019 at Siler City Center.

The family will receive friends Friday, March 1, 2019 from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at 1 p.m. at Parks Cross Roads Christian Church, Ramseur with Rev. Jason Dickerson officiating.

Mrs. Johnson was born in Chatham County on October 4, 1945, the daughter of Richard and Edna (Stout) Craven. Shirley was a member of Deep River Baptist Church and retired from Acme McCrary. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Eugene Craven.

She is survived by daughter, Teresa Smith and one son, Richard Foushee, both of Siler City; sister, Ruth Clark of Ramseur; and three grandchildren.

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

JORGE ALBERTO MARTINEZ

Mr. Jorge Alberto Martinez, 57, of Siler City passed on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at his home in Siler City.

Arrangements by: Knotts and Son Funeral Home

patsy banks

Mrs. Patsy Banks, 80 of Pittsboro, passed on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Brian Center Southpoint in Durham.

Arrangements by: Knotts Funeral Home, Pittsboro.

christopher julius gilliam

Christopher Julius Gilliam, 60, of Sanford, passed on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.

Arrangements by Knotts Funeral Home, Sanford.

ANNIE JANE (MCLUCAS) POWELL

Annie Jane (McLucas) Powell, 78, of Sanford, passed on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Hock Family Pavillion, Durham.

Arrangements by: Knotts Funeral Home.

jennifer dietz

Jennifer Dietz, 59, of Carthage, passed on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at FirstHealth Hospice & Palliative Care, Pinehurst.

Arrangements By: Knotts Funeral Home, Sanford.

yvonne womble moore

Ms. Yvonne Womble Moore, 77, formerly of Goldston, passed on Monday, February 18, 2019 at her residence in Baltimore, MD.

Announced locally by: Knotts Funeral Home, Sanford.

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