OBITUARIES FOR JAN. 16, 2013
THEODORE “THEO” HAYES
GOLDSTON — Theodore “Theo” Hayes, 75, of St. Luke Church Road, died Sunday (1/13/13) at Cambridge Hills in Pittsboro.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Dean Goldston Hayes; his mother, Ada Reaves Hayes; stepfather, Josephus Hayes; his father, Ralph J. Lash; and daughter, Sharion H. Briggs.
He is survived by his stepmother, Arletha M. Lash; two sons, Ralph Hayes (Theresa) of Atlanta, Ga., and Robert Hayes (Debra) of Denver, Colo.; two daughters, Kimberly Hayes-Allen (Andre) and Joy Hayes, all of Greensboro; one stepdaughter, Denise Turner Farar (Joe); one brother, Everett Louis Hayes of Goldston; one sister, Ida Griffin (Lenard) of Greensboro; nine grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Helen Hooker (William) and Delphine Womack (James); and two brothers-in-law, Billy Goldston of Goldston and Timothy Goldston (Mary) of Raleigh; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral service will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Roberts Chapel Baptist Church in Goldston. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Wake will be held one-half hour before the service at the church.
Arrangements by Knotts Funeral Home of Pittsboro.
SANFORD — Memorial service for Perry White was held on Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Luke United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. A. Gene Cobb officiating.
Special music was played by Diane Stanley during the service.
Following the funeral, an inurnment graveside service was held at the Buffalo Cemetery with military honors.
Arrangements were by Miller-Boles Funeral Home.
AARON DAVID POWERS
SANFORD — Aaron David Powers, 31, of 1926 Broadway Road, died Saturday (1/12/13). Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Miller-Boles Funeral Home.
KATHERINE MAY POWERS
SANFORD — Katherine May Powers, 35, of 1926 Broadway Road, died Saturday (1/12/13). Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Miller-Boles Funeral Home.
MARTHA ADCOCK THOMAS
LILLINGTON — Martha Adcock Thomas, 85, died Monday (1/14/13) at home.
She graduated from Boone Trail and worked in the cafeteria for 23 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Brothie Tillman Thomas; parents, Daniel T. and Allie D. Adcock; and one grandson.
Funeral sersvice will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Moore Union Christian Church. Burial will follow at Harnett Memorial Park in Lillington.
Visitation will be held today from 6 until 8 p.m. at Adcock Funeral Home.
She is survived by her daughters, Janice Thomas and husband David, and Linda Doby and friend Rod Spivey; sons, Tillman Thomas Jr. and wife Deborah, Daniel Thomas and wife Samantha, Fred Thomas and wife Pamela and Jerry Thomas and wife Mona; twin sister, Mary Thomas and husband Odell; 11 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Liberty Home Care and Hospice, 1005 Carthage St., Sanford, N.C. 27330.
Arrangements by Adcock Funeral Home & Crematory in Spring Lake.
GARY CLAUDE STEPHENS
SANFORD — Memorial service for Gary Claude Stephens, 64, who died Thursday (1/10/13), was conducted at 7 p.m. Monday at the Smith Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Royce Parker officiating.
Arrangements were by Smith Funeral Home of Broadway.
REV. DAVID SILER
SILER CITY — Rev. David Siler, of 1103 E. 11th St., died Monday (1/14/13) at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Knotts & Son Funeral Home in Siler City.
LINDA GRAY MCBRYDE TULLOCH
BROADWAY — Linda Gray McBryde Tulloch, 72, died Tuesday (1/15/13) at Central Carolina Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Smith Funeral Home of Broadway.