Dec. 05, 2012 @ 05:00 AM


BROADWAY — Kimberly Gail McNeill, age 38, of Broadway, North Carolina died Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at her home.

She was born in Lee County on March 18, 1974 to Lemar McNeill and Hazel Goins McNeill of Broadway, North Carolina. She was a billing representative for Central Electric Company. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Harvey and Martha Goins; paternal grandparents, Henry and Lois Coore; and a niece, Jordan Lynsey Wilson.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by one sister, Sherry Wilson of Broadway; one niece, Kelli Dunigan of Sanford and one nephew, Jonathan Wilson of Broadway.

The visitation will be held Wednesday, December 5th from 6-8 pm in the multi-purpose building at Holly Springs Baptist Church. The service will be Thursday, December 6th at 2 pm at Holly Springs Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Parsons presiding. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Condolences may be made at

Arrangements by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, Inc.

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SANFORD — Clarence Richard “Ricky” Meadows, age 52, of Sanford, passed away on Monday, December 3, 2012.

Ricky was born on July 15, 1960 to Otto Clarence Meadows and Eva Naomi Hilliard Meadows. He was a member of First United Pentecostal Church in Sanford.

He is survived by his daughter, Jenny Lynn Meadows; his loving mother, Eva H. Meadows of Sanford; an aunt, Myrtle Atwood of Aiken, S.C.; and two uncles: Edward Meadows and wife Lois of Aiken, S.C. and Ernest Harvey of Bradenton, Fla. and a special cousin and close friend, Paul Thomas. He was preceded in death by his father in 2005, Otto Clarence Meadows.

A graveside funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Lee Memory Gardens in Sanford with Bro. S.W. Wilt Jr., Bro. Reynaldo Latorre, and Bro. Ernest Harvey officiating.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at Miller-Boles Funeral Home of Sanford.

Online condolences may be made at

Miller-Boles Funeral Home of Sanford is serving the family.

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JOHNSONVILLE — 1st Sgt. Retired Keith DeCarlo Smith, 59, died Saturday (12/1/12).

He was preceded in death by his parents, Betsy Ann Smith and James Wilbur Smith.

He is survived by his wife, Rosalyn Vaughn-Smith; two daughters, Danielle Edwards (Justin) and Ashley Smith; brother, James Smith; sister, Vanessa Smith; and one granddaughter.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 until 8 p.m. at Adcock Funeral Home in Spring Lake.

Funeral service will be held Friday at 11:30 a.m. at St. John's Pentecostal Holy Ministries, Inc. in Cameron.


PINEHURST — Cherie Welles, 58, died Saturday (12/1/12) at FirstHealth of the Carolinas. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Powell Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

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SANFORD — Funeral service for Shirley McNeill Temple, 65, who died Thursday (11/29/12), was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Knotts Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Curtis Boykin officiating. Burial was at Minter Cemetery.

Soloist was Dorothy Matthews.

Pallbearers were friends and family.

Arrangements were by Knotts Funeral Home.


SANFORD — Funeral service for Annette Wallace, 56, who died Thursday (11/29/12), was held at 12 p.m. Tuesday at Christian Provision Ministries with Bishop Charles Mellette and Pastor Larry Murchison officiating.

Musicians were Emmanuel Glorious Church Choir, Minister Shaylena Wood, and Tamiko and Donnie Williams.

Arrangements were by Knotts Funeral Home.


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Funeral service for Bernard Samuel McIntyre, 75, who died Sunday (11/25/12), was held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Rowland with the Rev. Charles Alford, Minister Margaret McMillian and Minister Mary L. Blackmon officiating. Burial was at the church cemetery.

Musicians were Krystal McCoy, Johnnie Mae Morrison and Alex McCoy Jr.

Pallbearers were Linwood Little, Ronald Blackmon and Franklin Little.

Arrangements were by Elizabeth Street Mortuary Inc. of Spring Lake.