Obituaries for Feb. 3

Feb. 03, 2013 @ 05:00 AM


SANFORD — Harvey Lee Stone, Jr. of Sanford died Thursday (1/31/13) at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.

He was born June 12, 1940, in Pitt County, N.C. to the late Harvey Lee Stone and Doris Mae Worthington Stone.

He is survived by a son, Jerry Lee Stone and by a daughter, Karen Stone both of Sanford; sisters, Peggy Lou Stokes of Ayden, N.C., Shirley Boseman and husband Hubert of Robersonville, N.C., Mary Jane Johnson and husband Norris of Sanford, and Helen Smith and husband Jimmy of Sanford; a brother, Jimmy Lee Stone, and one grandchild.

The family will receive friends Sunday (2/3/13) from 4-6 p.m. at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home. A graveside service will be conducted Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. at Center United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Condolences may be made at

Arrangements by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, Inc.


SANFORD — A graveside service for Mrs. Eleanor Winters Wiesner, 87 of Bridgewater, Va. and formerly of Sanford, who died Tuesday (1/29/13) was held Saturday (2/2/13) at 10 a.m. at Buffalo Cemetery with Rev. Donald Thompson officiating.

Recorded music was played at the graveside.

Arrangements were by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home.


SANFORD — Mrs. Peggy Lou Coggins Morris, 65, of Sanford, died Saturday (2/2/13) at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

Mrs. Morris was born June 22, 1947, in Lee County, to the late Roy Albert Coggins and Virginia Adams Coggins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Coggins. She retired as an accounts receivable and payroll clerk.

She is survived by two sons, Steven Wayne Howard and wife Robin of Siler City, and Mark Morris and wife Amy of Broadway; a daughter, Michelle Farnsworth and husband Don of Cameron; sisters, Frances Howell and husband Ray of Kentucky and Joyce Cameron and husband Dean of Sanford; a sister-in-law, Brenda Coggins of Sanford; and twelve grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday (2/6/13) at 6 p.m. at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. H. Wayne Schlink officiating. The family will receive friends following the memorial service.

Condolences may be made at

Arrangements by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, Inc.


SILER CITY — Funeral services for Monroe Feaster will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday (2/3/13) at Knotts Funeral Home Chapel, 719 Wall Street, Sanford, NC.

Arrangements by Knotts Funeral Home, 719 Wall Street, Sanford, NC.


SANFORD — Bobby Lewis Thomas, 75, of Sanford died Thursday (1/31/13) at the Laurels of Chatham in Pittsboro. Graveside services will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday (2/3/13) at Jonesboro Cemetery by Rev. Roberta Byram.

Mr. Thomas was born in Lee County, a son of the late Ernest J. Thomas and Algay Burns Thomas. Bobby attended Greenwood School and worked for many years at Sacco Lowell. He was preceded in death by brothers, Hurley F. Thomas and Floyd Thomas, and sisters Lillie Arnold and Pauline McKinny.

Mr. Thomas is survived by his wife, Ann Reid Thomas; a son Robert L. Thomas of Hickory; two daughters, Beverly Hicks of Valley Cruz and Gail Canter of Todd, N.C.; sisters, Lessie Dinkins of Sanford, Maxine Measamer of Sanford, Lois Key of Vass, Mary Upchurch of Sanford, and Peggy Gaines of Sanford; brothers, Ernest J. Thomas Jr of Sanford and Waylon Blue Thomas of Concord; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.


CORINTH — Peggy Jeffries Carter, 70, of Dunn and formerly of Corinth, N.C., died Friday (2/1/13) in Cornerstone Nursing and Rehab Center in Dunn.

She was born in Wake County on March 21, 1942, to William Oliver and Ruth Williams Jeffries. She was a retired telephone operator with Heins Telephone Company.

A memorial funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday (2/6/13) at Buckhorn United Methodist Church. Burial will be private.

Surviving are her son, Jeffrey Carter of Sanford; a brother, Kenneth Jeffries of Moncure; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Buckhorn United Methodist Church, 2438 NC Hwy 42, Corinth, NC.

Arrangements by Skinner and Smith Funeral Home of Dunn.


SANFORD — Christine F. Greene, 77, of Sanford, passed away on January 31, 2013 at UNC Hospitals.

Chris was born on October 21, 1935 in Lawrence, Massachusetts to the late Clifford and Grace Feathers. She was married on June 29, 1957 to her loving husband Walter at Valley Forge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Chris was a teacher and taught in Highland Park, Michigan for four years. She moved to Sanford, N.C. in June of 1987 and joined Carolina Trace Country Club that same year. She enjoyed golfing and cruising.

She is survived by her loving husband, Walter (Bud) Greene; one son, Tim Greene; one daughter, Kelly Mosher; and four granddaughters, Hollie Rocheleau, Kristen Mosher, Johanna Greene and Patricia Greene.

A visitation will be held at Miller-Boles Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Internment private.

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Arrangements by Miller-Boles Funeral Home.