Sep. 05, 2013 @ 05:00 AM


HIGH FALLS — Archie Quinton Shields, 87, died Wednesday (9/4/13) at his home.

Funeral service will be conducted 4 p.m. Saturday at Beulah Baptist Church with Dr. Neal Jackson and the Rev. Jamie Brown officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery with military honors provided by the Randolph County Honor Guard.

He was a Moore County native and was born Sept. 16, 1925. He was preceded in death by his parents, Will and Aggie Shields; brothers, Lynn and Edgar Shields; and sisters, Dorothy Garner, Eula Phillips and Marie Maness. He was a retired supervisor from Burlington Industries in Ramseur, and was an Army veteran where he served in W.W. II. He was a member of Beulah Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Era Mae Shields; daughters, Vickie S. Inguanti and husband John of Kennesaw, Ga., and Kathy S. Austin and husband Mike of Charlotte; son, Greg Shields of High Falls; two grandchildren; and two sisters, Beatrice Hill of High Falls and Lucy Wallace of Bennett.

The family will receive friends at Joyce-Brady Chapel in Bennett from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and other times at his home. He will also lie in state at Beulah Baptist Church from 10 a.m. on Saturday morning until the funeral at 4 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Community Home Care and Hospice, 108 Village Lake Drive, Siler City, N.C. 27344.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are by Joyce-Brady Chapel.


SANFORD — Carro J. McLucas, 68, of 1905 A Tramway Road, died Saturday (8/31/13) at Central Carolina Hospital.

He is survived by his financee and companion, Gayle A. Smith, two sisters, Della Barrett and Annie M. Powell, both of Sanford, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Knotts Funeral Home.

Arrangements are by Knotts Funeral Home.


SANFORD — David Earl Ivey, 78, died Tuesday (9/3/13) at home.

Born in Columbus County, he was the son of the late Sam David and Alburna Duncan Ivey. He was a Bible scholar and teacher.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Walton Ivey; one son, Steve Ivey of Charlotte; one brother, Thomas Ivey of North Carolina; and two sisters, Judy Grimes of Wilmington and Eveleen Robinson of Sanford.

The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the Inman Funeral Home of Tabor City. A graveside service will be held Friday at 4:30 p.m. at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Tabor City with the Rev. Buster Benton officiating.

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Arrangements are by Inman Funeral Home of Tabor City.


SANFORD — Funeral service for Max Gray Holt, 86, who died Sunday (9/1/13), was held Wednesday at First Baptist Church by Dr. Jeff Clark. Burial followed at Poplar Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery with military honors.

During the service, the congregation sang and the soloist was Leslie Hanna. The eulogy was given by son-in-law Jimmy Derham and the organist was Dianne W. Stanley.

Pallbearers were Fred Glass, Richard Holshouser, Ted Lanier, John Musselwhite, Ronald Thomas and Mike Womble.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements were by Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home.


SANFORD — Funeral service for James Thomas Stone, 86, who died Sunday (9/1/13), was held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Rudy Holland and the Rev. Royce Baker officiating. Burial followed at Grace Chapel Church Cemetery.

Pianist was Betty Sue McNeill, soloist was Tommy Hamilton who sang two special hymns, and the eulogy was given by John Coggin.

Arrangements were by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home.