Aug. 18, 2013 @ 05:00 AM


SANFORD — Sylria Tate, 78, of the 1000 block of Martin Street, Sanford, died Friday (8/16/13) at her residence.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and by Knotts Funeral Home.


SANFORD — Helen L. Davis, 91, of the 1100 block of Osgood Road, Sanford, died Saturday (8/17/2013) at Central Carolina Hospital.

Survivors include her husband, Willis Davis of the home; one daughter, Diedre Johnson-Cole (Richard) of Sandusky, Ohio; two granddaughter; six great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 1713 Colon Road, Sanford. Wake will be from 12:30 - 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Lee Memory Gardens, Sanford.

Arrangements by Knotts Funeral Home.


LILLINGTON — Funeral service for Gary McNeill, 52, of the 1800 block of Raven Rock Road, Lillington, who died Aug. 10, was held Friday at the Knotts Funeral Home Chapel.

The Rev. Carolyn Ratcliff officiated and soloists were Pamela McDougald and Janet Mitchell.