OBITUARIES 7/9/13

Jul. 09, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

DORIS RHODES DOUGLAS

SANFORD — Mrs. Doris Rhodes Douglas, age 64, of Sanford, N.C., died Sunday, July 7, 2013 at the First Health Hospice House in Moore County, N.C.

She was born in Lee County on October 11, 1948 to the late Ayden Rhodes and Minder Richardson Rhodes. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Rhodes. Mrs. Douglas was a sales associate for Kerr Drugs.

Mrs. Douglas is survived by her husband, Paul Douglas; two brothers, Thomas Wayne Rhodes of Clayton and Harold Steve Rhodes of Sanford; two nieces, Melinda Kaye Rhodes of Eastover, Deeandra Rhodes Chisenhall and husband Patrick of Angier and nephew, Joseph Brian Rhodes of Virginia.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 9, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home and a graveside service will be Wednesday, July 10th at 11 a.m. at New Life Fellowship Church cemetery with the Rev. Ralph Douglas officiating.

Condolences may be made at www.bridgescameronfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, Inc.

Paid Obituary

BETTY LOU JOHNSON

CAMERON — Betty Lou Johnson, 78, died Sunday (7/7/13) at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.

She was born on Feb. 21, 1935 in Lee County to the late Love and Sadie Hales. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by one son, Larry Honeycutt; and one brother, Kenneth Hales.

She is survived by her husband, Marvin C. Johnson; children, Danny Johnson, Patsy Cicogna James Johnson, Marvin C. Johnson Jr., Wanda Johnson, Ronnie Johnson and Brenda Mosteller, all of Sanford; Patricia Cummings and Donald Johnson, both of Lillington; Nancy Cummings of Carthage and Betty Sue Waddell of West Virginia; sisters, Marie Stone and Myrtle Hilliard, both of Sanford; 27 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

A visitation will be held today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Miller-Boles Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday 1 p.m. at Rocky Fork Christian Church in Sanford. Interment will follow at the church cemetery.

Online condolences may be left at www.millerboles.com.

Arrangements being handled by Miller-Boles Funeral Home.

CANDIS EVELYN MCLEAN CARRINGTON

EAST ORANGE, N.J. — Candis Evelyn McLean Carrington, formerly of Broadway, died Saturday (7/6/13) in East Orange, N.J. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Knotts Funeral Home.

REV. DAVID LEE EARLY

SANFORD — Memorial service for the Rev. David Lee Early, who died Wednesday (7/3/13), was held at 3 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church officiated by Dr. Jeff Clark and Dr. Del Parkerson. The family received friends following the service in the church parlor.

During the service the congregation sang, and soloist was David Mellnik. Organist was Susan Gaster and the pianist was Patricia Langston.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions can be made to First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Drive, Sanford, N.C. 27330; N.C. Symphony, 3700 Glenwood Avenue, Ste. 130, Raleigh, N.C. 27612; or to the American Cancer Society, 8300 Health Park, Suite10, Raleigh, N.C. 27615.

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

Arrangements are by Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home.

SAMUEL HULETT ELLIOTT

SANFORD — Funeral service for Samuel Hulett Elliott, 75, who died Tuesday (7/2/13), was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cool Springs Baptist Church by the Rev. Matt Martin and Pastor Craig Dodson. Burial followed at the church cemetery with a Bible presentation from Gideon’s International by Bev Gautier and a ceremonial release of doves.

During the service the congregation sang, and soloist was Kipp Thompson. Eulogies were by Mike Elliott and Mike Buchanan. Organist was Frances Phillips and the pianist was Melanie Wood.

Pallbearers were Bill Branson, Bobby Coggin, Carlton Davis, Steve Day, Frank Guzetti, Phil Joyce and Bucky Phillips.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Cool Springs Baptist Church Building Fund, 1313 Cool Springs Road, Sanford, N.C. 27330.

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

Arrangements were by Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home.

RUTH ROSEMAN CAMERON

SANFSORD — Graveside service for Ruth Roseman Cameron, 86, of Broadway, who died Friday (7/5/13), was held Monday at 11 a.m. at Barbecue Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Sandy Williams. Soloist was Deborah Womble.

Pallbearers were Jeff Blackwelder, Hunter Shackelford, Sean Shackelford, Tim Bradley, Sherrill Normann Jr. and John Holly.

Memorial contributions can be made to Liberty Hospice, 1005 Carthage St., Sanford, N.C. 27330.

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

Arrangements were by Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home.

JIMMY FRANK THOMAS

SANFORD — Graveside service for Jimmy Frank Thomas, 74, of Cameron, who died Friday (7/5/13), was held Monday at Center United Methodist Church by the Rev. Chris Humphrey and the Rev. Joel Cameron.

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

Arrangements were by Rogers Pickard Funeral Home.

FLOYD HORTON

PITTSBORO — Floyd “Chilly Willie” Horton, 57, of 66 Cooper Horton Road, died Sunday (7/7/13) at Durham Regional Hospital in Durham. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Knotts Funeral Home in Pittsboro.