Obituaries

Posted 5/3/19

ASHLEY NICOLE JOHNSON

Ashley Nicole Johnson, 30, of Bear Creek died Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

The funeral was held Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the Smith & Buckner Funeral Home …

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ASHLEY NICOLE JOHNSON

Ashley Nicole Johnson, 30, of Bear Creek died Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

The funeral was held Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the Smith & Buckner Funeral Home Chapel with Brandon Butler officiating.

Ashley was born in Orange County on November 4, 1988, the daughter of Richard Andrew “Ricky” Johnson, II and Angela Renee Johnson. She was preceded in death by her father and a brother, Richard Andrew “Andy” Johnson, III.

She is survived by one daughter, Alianna Rae Poe; mother, Angela Renee Johnson; sister, Hannah Johnson of Bear Creek; brothers, Kaelan Johnson of Siler City, Brandon Johnson of Hope Mills; grandparents, Marvin and Betty Maness of Siler City and Georgia Rogers of Southport.

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

LYNN PARKER

Lynn Parker, 61, of Broadway, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019 at his home.

A memorial service to celebrate his life was held at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 26, 2019 at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home in Sanford.

He was born in Harnett County on June 12, 1957 to Virginia Smith Upchurch. He was preceded in death by his step-father, Burton Upchurch. He worked for 29 years at J.E. Womble & Sons in Lillington.

He is survived by his mother, Virginia; son, Uriah Parker of Erwin; daughter, Torrie Bell of Holly Springs; brother, Anthony Parker; and six grandchildren.

Condolences may be made at: www.bridgescameronfuneralhome.com.

BRENDA IRENE HALL PATTERSON

Brenda Irene Hall Patterson, 47, of Cameron, died at home, Saturday, April 20, 2019.

The funeral service was held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2019, in the Chapel of Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home with Minister Ray Moore presiding. Burial followed in the St. Andrews Church cemetery.

Brenda was born in Lee County, on April 28, 1972, to Johnny Hall of Vass. She was preceded in death by two sons, Shannon Clarke and Justin Patterson.

Surviving relatives include her husband, Elton Patterson of Cameron; daughters, Whitley Agusta Clarke and Chelsea Alexandria Patterson, both of Cameron; a son, Jasey Gilbert Patterson of Cameron; brothers, Buddy Hall, Jr. of Cameron, Josh “Boo” Hall of Sanford, Brandon Hall of Washington; sisters, Lorie McMillian of Sanford, Kathy Winans of Cameron; and two grandchildren.

Condolences may be made at: www.bridgescameronfuneralhome.com.

HOPE GLADDEN

Hope Gladden, 64, of Sanford, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at his home.

The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Vaughn officiating.

He was born in Lee County on November 21, 1954 to the late Billy Thurn Gladden and Minnie Evelyn Simpson Gladden.

He is survived by his son, Brian.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to your church or other special charity in memory of Hope.

Condolences may be made at: www.bridgescameronfuneralhome.com.

MARION KIDD

Marion Kidd, 90, of Robbins, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Pinelake Health and Rehab. Facility in Carthage.

The graveside service was held at 1 p.m., Monday, April 29, 2019 at High Falls Friends Church Cemetery with Reverend Chris Wilson presiding.

Marion was born October 15, 1928 to the late Efland Archie Shields and Etta Brady Shields in Moore County. She was employed with Klopman Mills in Ramseur for many years, and she was a member of High Falls Friends’ Church. Marion was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Kidd and one grandson.

Survivors include daughter, Patricia Goodhue of the home; son, Robert “David” Kidd of Wilmington; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

Condolences may be offered online at: www.joycebradychapel.com.

JACK CARY PIERCE

Jack Cary Pierce, 85, of Sanford, died on April 29, 2019.

The funeral service will be held at Morris Chapel United Methodist Church on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 2 p.m. The body will be shown from 1 to 2 p.m. Burial will take place immediately after the funeral service at Buffalo Cemetery.

Jack was born on November 6, 1933 to the late Thurman Cary Pierce and Ellen Thomas Pierce. He graduated from Benhaven High School. He spent the majority of his career in construction work where he was a foreman for water, gas, and electrical lines.

Jack is survived by wife, Susie Deal Pierce; sons, Greg Pierce of Sanford, Tim Pierce of Chesapeake, VA; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Friday, May 3, 2019 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home.

Flowers are welcome, but in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Morris Chapel United Methodist Church in memory of Jack Cary Pierce.

Arrangements by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home.

Condolences may be made at: www.bridgescameronfuneralhome.com.

ANITA SUE (BELL) BULLARD

Mrs. Anita “Susie” Bullard of Pittsboro passed on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.

Memorial services were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at Knotts Funeral Home.

Survivors include her husband, James Bulllard; children, Robert “Jason” Gholson, Chris Gholson, Marian Gholson, Kimberley Hicks: ten granchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by: Knotts Funeral Home.

TODD SCOTT COTTEN

Mr. Todd Scott Cotten, 56 of Manhatten, NY (formerly of Chapel Hill) passed on Sunday, April 7, 2019.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Terrell’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church, with interment following in the church cemetery.

Scott is preceded death by his father, James W. Cotten; and grandparents, Nelson and Hazel Cotten, Jerod and Pearl Brown.

He is survived by his mother, Doris B. Meyers; sister, Cynthia Cotten Newkirk; and brother, Troy Cotten.

MRS. FRINCO LUCILLE SCURLOCK REAVES

Mrs. Frinco Lucille Scurlock Reaves, 90 of Pittsboro, passed on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Chatham Hospital in Siler City.

Funeral service was held at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Alston Chapel United Holy Church with enterment following in the church cemetery.

Survivors include her husband Nathaniel Reaves; her son Nathan Reaves; her daughter Pam; and two grandsons.

ALFRETTUS GILLIAM

Alfrettus Gilliam, 88 of Sanford, passed on Monday, April 15, 2019 at her residence.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2019 at New Life Praise Church SBC. Interment followed in Lee Memory Garden.

FRANK MURPHY JR.

Frank Murphy Jr., 72 of Sanford, passed on Friday, April 19, 2019 at Central Carolina Hospital.

Funeral services were held Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 12 p.m. at Emmanuel Glorious Church of God. Interment followed in Lee Memory Garden.

THELMA INEZ (WILSON) MARSH

Mrs. Thelma Inez Wilson Marsh, 85, of Bear Creek, passed on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.

Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Gethsemane Holy Church with interment following at Mt. Sinai United Holy Church Cemetery in Sanford.

Survivors include her children John Lee Marsh of Sanford, Richard Earl Marsh of Moncure, Doris Jean Raines of Goldston, Phyllis Ann Marsh, Debra Kaye Marsh, and Wayne Andre Marsh, all of Bear Creek; 17 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild; siblings, Olivia Epps of Fuquay Varina, Edna Horton of New Hill, Joyce Smith of Sanford, Chester L. Wilson of Cary, and Tessie Wilson Watson of Siler City.

JAMES DAVIS TAYLOR

Mr. James Davis Taylor, 69, of Pittsboro, passed on Friday, April 26, 2019 at the VA Hospital in Durham.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Mitchell Chapel AME Zion Church, with interment in the church cemetery.

Survivors include one son, Jermaine “Tim” Moore; two grandchildren; father, Jim “JD” Taylor of Pittsboro; sisters, Shirley Taylor-Edwards, Sylvia Townsend, Cathy Taylor of Pittsboro; brothers, Michael Taylor of Pittsboro and Cedric Taylor of Durham.

CHARLOTTE DELORES (HARRIS) ROGERS

Mrs. Charlotte Delores Harris Rogers, 67, of Pittsboro, passed on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at UNC Hospice House.

Arrangements by: Knotts Funeral Home.

MRS. PEGGY WOODS

Mrs. Peggy Woods, 83, of Siler City, passed on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.

Arrangements by: Knotts Funeral Home, Pittsboro.

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