Obituaries

Posted 8/23/19

RALPH STEPHEN HARRINGTON

Ralph Stephen Harrington, 87, of Sanford, passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019 at Central Carolina Hospital.

In keeping with Ralph’s wishes, all services will …

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RALPH STEPHEN HARRINGTON

Ralph Stephen Harrington, 87, of Sanford, passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019 at Central Carolina Hospital.

In keeping with Ralph’s wishes, all services will be private.

He was born in Harnett County on February 3, 1932 to the late John and Annie Jane McNeill Harrington. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Janet F. Harrington; brothers, Charles Harrington, John Harrington, and Dewey Harrington. Ralph attended the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and worked with Shearon Harris Nuclear Plant prior to retiring.

Survivors include his son, John B. Harrington of Whitsett; daughter, Lesley H. Moore of Broadway; stepson, Kevin Knight of Wilmington; stepdaughter, Tori Knight Ferguson of Knightdale; and one step-grandson.

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

PETER JAMES SMITH JR.

Peter James Smith, Jr., 29, of Sanford, died Friday, August 16, 2019 at his home.

The funeral was held Monday, August 19, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home. Burial followed in Lee Memory Gardens.

Mr. Smith was born in Orange County on December 26,1989 to Peter James Smith and Lois Dawn Evans Smith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jenny May Spears Smith.

Peter is survived by his father, Peter James Smith and step-mother, Lois M. Smith of Sanford; his mother, Lois Evans Smith of Sanford; a son, Evan James Smith of Sanford; daughters, Caitlyn Maria Smith, Carolyn Jena Smith, and Elleanna Smith, all of Sanford; sisters,Teresa Baker of Broadway and Nicole Saenz of Sanford; and paternal grandparents, James and Virginia Smith of Sanford.

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

MARGARET LOUISE CHURCHILL ASHWORTH

Margaret Louise Churchill Ashworth, 85, of Sanford, passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at her home.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Thomas officiating. Burial followed in White Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

She was born in Chatham County on January 9, 1934 to the late H.T. Churchill and Bessie Boling Churchill. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kent Lee Ashworth and several brothers. Prior to her retirement, Louise worked at Carter-Webber.

She is survived by her sons Glenn Ashworth of Sanford, Steve Ashworth of Cameron; daughter, Karen Knight of Sanford; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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

Arrangements by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, Inc.

THOMAS 'TOMMY' WESLEY CARSON

Thomas “Tommy” Wesley Carson died Saturday, August 10, 2019. 

He was born in Chatham County on August 29, 1940, the son of the late Thomas Caley Carson and Agnes Edna ((McFarland) Herndon. Tommy was also preceded in death by his brother, Eddie Wayne Carson. A graduate of Pittsboro High School, he also attended Bells School. He had owned University Auto Supply in Carrboro for over 30 years.

Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Paula Lynn (Abramson) Carson; daughter, Teresa Dawn (Carson) Mitchell; three grandchildren; and half-sister, Becky (Sparrow) Eubanks.

A reception celebrating Tommy’s life will be Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Donaldson Funeral Home in Pittsboro.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Tommy to: NC Coastal Federation, 3609 NC 24, Newport, NC 28570; The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 401 Harrison Oaks Boulevard, Suite 200, Cary, NC 27513; or Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131.

Donaldson Funeral Home is serving the family.

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