OBITUARIES FOR APRIL 9, 2013

Apr. 09, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

CLAYBOUN RAY DAVIS

SANFORD — Mr. Clayboun Ray Davis, 88, of Sanford, N.C., died Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Highsmith-Rainey Long-Term Acute Care Hospital in Fayetteville, N.C.

Mr. Davis was born in Lee County, N.C. on Dec. 23, 1924, to the late Junnie Davis and Lenna Mae Sloan Davis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Laverdure; a sister, Ara Cox; and six brothers, Dwight, Martin, Mark, Rhondo, Robert and Junie Lee Davis. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He is survived by his wife, Agnes McDonald Davis; a son, Donald Ray Davis and wife Sallie of Sanford; grandchildren, Ricky Sullivan and Kate Sullivan of Georgia, Marcus Sullivan and wife Terri of Hickory, N.C., Jessica Davis of Sanford, N.C., Jason Davis and wife Jennifer of Aberdeen, N.C., Laura Wright and husband Shawn of Sanford and Lisa Davis of Sanford, N.C.; and twelve great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Thursday, April 11, 2013, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Olivia Presbyterian Church. The funeral service will follow 2 p.m. at the church with Chaplain Joel Cameron and Rev. Sandy Williams officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery with military rites.

Condolences may be made at www.bridgescameronfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, Inc.

Paid Obituary

KAREN ANNE WILLIAMS LEONARD

SANFORD — Karen Anne Williams Leonard, 61, died Sunday (4/7/13) at Central Carolina Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home.

Condolences may be made at www.bridgescameronfuneralhome.com.

C.L. COLEMAN

LILLINGTON — C.L. Coleman, 82, died Sunday (4/7/13) at Universal Health Care in Lillington.

A native of Harnett County, he was the son of the late James S. and Delia Byrd Coleman, and was preceded in death by a brother, James Coleman, and sister, Roena C. Rogers.

Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at O’Quinn-Peebles Chapel with the Rev. Carl Graham officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 2 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home, and other times at his home.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Catherine “Pat” Coleman; one daughter, Marsha C. Rawls and husband Mike of Lillington; one son, Anthony Dale Coleman of Lillington; two sisters, Addie C. Faucett of Lillington and Polly O’Quinn of Fuquay-Varina; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by O’Quinn-Peebles Funeral Home.

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

PAULINE SIMMONS

PITTSBORO — Pauline Simmons, 79, died Sunday (4/7/13) at Laurels of Chatham in Pittsboro. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Knotts Funeral Home.

ARTHUR SMITH

MONCURE — Arthur Smith, 59, died Sunday (4/7/13) at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Knotts Funeral Home in Pittsboro.

LILLIAN JONES

SANFORD — Lillian Jones, 96, of 16010 Hwy 421S, died Sunday (4/7/13) at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Knotts Funeral Home.

NORMAN CECIL CALCUTT

SANFORD — Graveside service for Norman Cecil Calcutt, 71, who died Thursday (4/4/13), was held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Shallow Well Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Wood officiating.

The daughter gave a eulogy.

Arrangements were by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home.

JOHN RICHARD FORTENBERRY SR.

SANFORD — Funeral service for John Richard Fortenberry Sr., 63, who died Tuesday (4/2/13), was conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday at Smith Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Janet Buffaloe officiating.

During the service, Teresa Baker was the pianist and soloist.

Arrangements were by Smith Funeral Home of Broadway.

RUBY LEE KELLY

SANFORD — Funeral service for Ruby Lee Kelly, 85, of 610 West Humber St., who died Monday (4/1/13), was conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Star of Hope Original Freewill Baptist Church with Elder Wayne E. McKoy Sr. officiating. Burial was at Lee Memory Gardens.

The Star of Hope Women’s Choir sang. Soloist was CJ Edwards Jr.

Pallbearers were trustees and deacons.

Arrangements were by Knotts Funeral Home.

JOHN WILLIAM JONES JR.

SANFORD — John William “Johnny” Jones Jr., 68, died Monday (4/8/13). Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home.

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

MARY HOGAN YOW

SANFORD — Mary Hogan Yow, 87, died Monday (4/8/13). Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home.

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

JOHNNY E. BROWER

CARTHAGE — Johnny E. Brower, 47, died Friday (4/5/13) at Montgomery Hospital in Troy.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Kennedy Funeral Home.

Arrangements by Kennedy Funeral Home.

DEIYANI JAKAI JAMES LIGON

SANFORD — Deiyani JaKai James Ligon, 1, of 225 Little River Lane, died Thursday (4/4/13). Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by C.E. Willie Funeral & Cremation Services.