Nov. 28, 2013 @ 05:00 AM


SANFORD — Mozelle Cheek Cole died Wednesday (11/27/13). Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home.

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LILLINGTON — Helen Long Holder, 69, formerly of Fayetteville, died Tuesday (11/26/13) at Central Carolina Hospital.

She was born in New Hanover County, the daughter of the late Jim Mack and Edna Marie Clemmons Savage. She was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister. She retired as a store manager from Revco Drug in Fayetteville after many years of service. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church in Fayetteville. Later in her life, she moved to Lillington and worked as an assistant store manager at Belk in Sanford.

Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at O’Quinn-Peebles Chapel in Lillington. Burial will follow at the Holder Family Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home and other times at the home.

She is survived by her husband, Edward R. Holder; daughter, Marie Long of Anderson Creek; son, Jim Long and wife Denah of Fayetteville; stepdaughters, Candace Stephens and husband Bo of Wilmington, and Bridget Cox and husband Richie of Sunset Beach; and eight grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to TEMPO — The Temple Arts Institute, 3159 Sanderosa Road, Fayetteville, N.C. 28312.

Arrangements are by O’Quinn-Peebles Funeral Home.

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