Posted 8/16/19


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Amber Nicole Crawford, 36, of Sanford, passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019.

The funeral service was held in the Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 8, 2019 with Pastor Robbie Gibson officiating. Burial followed in Buffalo Cemetery.

She was born on February 27, 1983 to William (Bill) Riley Crawford and the late Donna Raye Neese Crawford. Amber worked in retail sales.

In addition to her father, she is survived by her daughters, Katelyn Nicole Abrams and Nevaeh Elise Riley Patterson, both of Sanford; sisters, Kelly Elizabeth Crawford and Alicia Jean Guin, both of Sanford.

In lieu of flowers, consider donations to Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home to assist the family with funeral expenses.

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Murial Marie Campbell Hall, 84, of Sanford passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Central Carolina Hospital.

The funeral service will was held at 3 p.m. Friday, August 9, 2019 at Hillview Christian Assembly with Pastor Ray Bodin officiating. Burial followed in Lee Memory Gardens.

She was born August 26, 1934 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Raeford James Campbell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Prentice Hall and daughter Susan Marie Hall. Murial was retired from Koury Company where she worked for many years.

Survivors include sons, Bill Hall of Sanford and Steven Hall of Broadway; brother, Perry Campbell of Olivia; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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William Clark Rinaman, Jr., 76, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019 in his home.

A memorial service was held on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pinehurst with Father John Forbes officiating.

Born in Palo Alto, California, he was the son of the late William and Katherine (Mitchell) Rinaman. Bill graduated from UC Berkeley. He spent five years in the Navy and six years as an analyst for the CIA. He completed his working life as a professor of statistics at Lemoyne University.

Bill was predeceased by his sister Karen.

He is survived by his wife Ann and sister, Terry.

In lieu of flowers those who wish may send donations to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society

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