Posted 5/17/19


Mrs. Sandra Irene Meanor Johnson, age 65, of Siler City, passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Alamance Regional Medical Center.

Born in Rock Island, IL, she was the …

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Mrs. Sandra Irene Meanor Johnson, age 65, of Siler City, passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Alamance Regional Medical Center.

Born in Rock Island, IL, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Meanor and the late Irene Ingle Meanor. She was the long time manager of Shady Lawn Apartments and attended Community Baptist Church.

Mrs. Johnson is survived by her husband of 44 years, John Paul Johnson of the home; children, Tonya Cooley, Jamey Johnson, Justin Johnson; step-children, Jerald Johnson, Denise Smith, Michelle Pennell; seven grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, one great-grandson; five step-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Vi Finkenbinder.

The family received friends on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Community Baptist Church.

You may sign the online register book at:


Alvin Devon McKoy, 66, of Burlington, passed on Friday, May 3, 2019 at the Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro.

Funeral services were held at 12 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2019 at Knotts Funeral Chapel in Sanford. Interment followed in Lee Memory Garden.


Mildred Lucinda Wooten Seagroves, 86, of Vass, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019 at FirstHealth Hospice House.

The funeral service was held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Mt. Pleasant Christian Church with Pastor Ray Campbell officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Visitation with the family followed the services.

Mrs. Seagroves was born in Hoke County on July 2,1932 to the late Archie D. Wooten and Mazie Viola Simpson. She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. “Jim” Seagroves, daughter, Charlotte Seagroves Winkler, brothers, Archie Wooten, Gray Wooten, Leon Wooten, and sister, Ruth McMahon. Mildred was a member of Mt. Pleasant Christian Church.

She is survived by her son, James W. “Buck” Seagroves, Jr. of Vass; daughters, Judy Bosworth of West End, Sue Collins of Vass, Barbara Joyce of Lewisville, Beverly Seagroves Marler of Greensboro; sister, Mary McCleney of Sanford; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to FirstHealth Hospice House, 251 Campground Road, West End, NC 27376 and/or Mt. Pleasant Christian Church, 4460 Lobelia Road, Vass, NC 28394.

Condolences may be made at:

Arrangements by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, Inc.


Joseph Armistead Neff, 92, of Durham, died on May 2, 2019.

The funeral service will be held Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the National Cemetery in Beaufort, SC with Masonic Rites to follow.

Joseph was born February 5, 1927 in Dayton, OH, to the late Marquis D. Neff and Mattie P. Dunn. He was a veteran of WWII and proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps. After the war, he became a pressman for the Washington Post and later he was instrumental in publishing the USA Today daily newspaper.

Joseph was preceded in death by his wife of nearly 60 years, Geraldine Ott Neff. Survivors are daughters, Susan McGregor, Shelley Neff and Sharon Brown; and six grandchildren along with eight great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made in his memory to the SPCA.

Condolences may be made at

Donaldson Funeral Home & Cremation is honored to serve the Neff family.


Mrs. Edna Louise Mintor Covington, 86, of Sanford, passed away Thursday, May 09, 2019 at her home.

Arrangements by: Knotts and Son Funeral Home, Siler City.


Samuel Mugglin, 78, of Vass passed on Friday, May 10, 2019 at his residence.

Arrangements by: Knotts Funeral Home, Sanford.


Obie Sullivan Hooker, 62, of Angier passed on Friday, May 10, 2019 at Central Harnett Hospital.

Arrangements by: Knotts Funeral Home, Sanford.


Mary Frances Smith, 66, of Sanford passed on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Central Carolina Hospital.

Arrangements by: Knotts Funeral Home, Sanford.


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