OBITUARIES 9/28/13

Sep. 28, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

ARLEY D. YOW JR.

SANFORD — Arley D. "JC" Yow Jr., 74, died Thursday (9/26/13) at his home.

Funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at Jones Chapel United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Lee Memory Gardens.

He was born in Lee County, a son of the late AD Yow Sr. and Annie Mae Hughes Yow and was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Hill Yow.

He is survived by his daughter, Stephanie Lynn Davis; a son, Jason Yow; two stepsons, Darrell Akridge and Tony Akridge; sisters, Peggy George and Doris Hancock; brothers, Charles Franklin Yow and Clarence Yow; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made at www.rogerspickard.com.

Arrangements are by Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home.

EDGAR BISHOP

FAYETTEVILLE — Edgar Bishop, 81, died Thursday (9/26/13) at Whispering Pines Nursing Rehab. Arrangements are incomplete and will be handled by Cunningham & Son’s Mortuary Inc. in Fayetteville.

REV. ERVIN CORNELIUS DOWDY

MONCURE — Rev. Ervin Cornelius Dowdy, 93, of 7270 Moncure-Pittsboro Road, died Thursday (9/26/13) at his residence.

Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Moncure. Burial will follow at Seymore Cemetery.

He is survived by his children, Ronell E. Dowdy (Loretta) of Sanford, Shirley Davis (Joseph Sr.) of Brandywine, Md., and Judy Elliott of the home; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Ethel Williams of Danville, Va.; a special friend, Myrtle Fuqua; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Arrangements by Knotts Funeral Home.

THOMAS BURNETTE

SILER CITY — Thomas Burnette, 74, of 201 Mauldin Drive, died Wednesday (9/25/13) at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill.

Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lambert Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Siler City. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

He is survived by his daughter, Tiffanie Burnette of Baltimore, Md.; his son, Dana Anderson of Virginia; special friend, Felicia Mauldin; four sisters, Betty Marie Paschal, Annie Ruth Burnette, Rosa Mae Marsh and Margaret Edna Moffitt, all of Siler City; one brother-in-law, Homer Marsh of Siler City; eight grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Arrangements by Knotts & Son Funeral Home in Siler City.

Arrangements are by Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home.

LAWRENCE JAMES MCLEAR

SANFORD — Lawrence James McLear, 91, died Thursday (9/26/13). Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made at www.rogerspickard.com.

DOLORES NILDA WEST COLE

SANFORD — Dolores Nilda West Cole, 84, died Friday (9/27/13) at her home.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home.