Sep. 21, 2013 @ 05:00 AM


PERRY, Mich. — Kasey Warren, 50, formerly of Sanford, died Thursday (9/19/13).

Funeral service will be held at the University Reform Church in E. Lansing, Mich., on Monday at 11 a.m.

Visitation will be at Watkins Brothers Funeral Home in Perry, Mich., on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and also from 6 to 8 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to


BROADWAY — Funeral service for Victor Boyd Kilgore, 81, who died Sunday (9/15/13), was conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Pine Grove Presbyterian Church in Sunnyburn, Pa., with the Rev. James B. Shuler officiating. Burial followed at the church cemetery.

During the service, his daughter Bonnie Kilgore gave the eulogy. Kim Taylor was organist, Teresa Pomraning was the soloist and the congregation sang.

Pallbearers were Jeff Griffith, Rick Kearney, Eric Gerlach, Larry Kilgore Jr., Chris Ruff and Chris Briner.

Arrangements were by Smith Funeral Home of Broadway.


GREENSBORO — Margaret Ellis Oakley, 77, died Thursday (9/19/13) at Beacon Place of Greensboro.

A funeral service will be held at 7:30 p.m. today at George Brothers Funeral Service. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hickory Mountain United Methodist Church Cemetery in Pittsboro.

She retired form Cone Mills with over 45 years of service, and was a member of Hickory United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her children, William Saunders Jr. and wife Cindy of Julian, James Saunders and wife Linda of McLeansville, and Deborah Atkinson of Greensboro; sisters, Faye Tisdale of Siler City, and Ann Ring of Greensboro; brothers, Willie Ellis of Pittsboro, James Ellis and wife Joyce, and Grady Ellis and wife Shirley, all of Sanford, and Bernice Ellis of Bynum; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today at George Brothers Funeral Service in Greensboro.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Beacon Place of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Ave. Greensboro, N.C. 27405.


SANFORD — Jackie McFadyen Hayes, 80, died Thursday (9/19/13) at her home.

Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. today at First Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Buffalo Cemetery.

She was born and raised in Lee County, daughter of the late Daniel Watson McFadyen and Mozelle King McFadyen Jones. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Neville Hayes Sr. and brother Donald Wayne McFadyen. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by daughters, Linda Thomas and husband Johnny of Sanford and Susan Hager of Raleigh; sons, Robert N. Hayes Jr. and wife Pat, Christopher Hayes and Joel Hayes, all of Sanford; 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; a sister, Shirley Castleberry of Sanford; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends beginning at 1:30 p.m. today in the Parlor at First Baptist Church.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are by Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home.