Obituaries for June 16

Jun. 16, 2013 @ 05:00 AM


SOUTHLAKE - Daniel “Danny” Francis Jackson, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2013.

A celebration of life will take place on at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Chapel with burial to follow.

Jackson was born in Roxboro, NC, on Jan. 24, 1945. He spent many years in the financial industry. He was preceded in death by his parents, Stonewall and Lorraine Jackson; sister Mary Jo Barton and brother David Jackson.

He is survived by his four daughters, LaVonne Johnson, Mendy Jackson, Dana Althoff and Gwen Jackson; 10 grandchildren; one great grandchild; brother, Reginald Jackson; many nieces and nephews and extended family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations be made to Cure PSP at 30 E. Padonia Rd, Suite 201, Timonium, MD 21093.


SANFORD — Samuel Barnard Murchison, 45, of the 700 block of Lawrence Street, Sanford, died Wednesday (6/12/2013) at his residence.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Works For Christ Christian Center, Sanford.

He is survived by: wife, Izora Fields Murchison; mother, Thelma Swann; one son, Samuel Murchison, Jr; two daughters, Burina Murchison and Sandy Murchison; four brothers, James Murchison, Jermaine Murchison, Franklin Quick and Arrick Murchison; one sister, Beverly Daniel and a host of other relatives and friends.

Family will be receiving friends and family at 1809 Spring Lane, Sanford, NC.

Arrangements are by C.E. Willie Funeral & Cremation Services, 200 Hawkins Ave., Sanford, NC.  Condolences may be made on the


SANFORD — Ronald Terry Penny, 71, died Friday (6/14/2013) at his home.

He was born in Harnett County, NC. He was a military veteran and a retired attorney.

Surviving relatives are two sons; Grant Penny and wife Carly of Asheville and Nathan R. Penny of Charlotte, and a sister Anita Griffin of California.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday. The family will receive friends following the service.

Memorials can be made to the American Diabetic Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA. 22312.

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Arrangements by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, Inc.


SANFORD — Robert “Bob” Crigler, of Sanford, died Tuesday (6/11/2013)

He is survived by his wife Billie and two sons, Steven and J.R., and other family members.

There will be a memorial service on at 11 a.m. June 22, 2013 at Cameron Presbyterian Church.

The family will meet with all after service in the church.

In lieu of flowers, we ask that you send a donation to: UNC Hospice, PO Box 1077, Pittsboro NC, 27312 or Lineberger Cancer Center Research, 101 Manning Drive, Chapill Hill, NC 27514.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are by Miller-Boles Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Sanford.


CAMERON — Dayton Steadman Holder, 81, of Cameron, died Friday (6/14/2013) at Siler City Center in Siler City.

Holder was born on April 24, 1932, to the late Frank Carl Matthews and Evie Lee Holder Matthews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Edward Matthews and Luther Holder.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Gail Murphy Cameron Holder of the home; step-son, Keith Cameron of Cameron, N.C.; step-daughter, Doris McLaughlin and husband Vernon of Covington, Va.; brothers, Floyd Matthews and wife Maybelle of Cameron, and Gary C. Holder and wife Marcia of Spring Lake; a sister, Dorothy M. Holder and husband Edgar of Lillington; and one granddaughter.

The family received friends from 7 - 9 p.m. Saturday at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Gourd Springs Baptist Church in Spring Lake.

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Arrangements by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, Inc.


ABERDEEN — Clem O’Quinn Tilton, 71, of Aberdeen died Thursday (6/13/2013) at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

A home-going celebration will be held on at 11 a.m. Monday at Aberdeen Pentecostal Holiness Church in Aberdeen with Pastor Horace Warwick officiating. Burial will follow in Johnson Grove Cemetery.

Tilton was born in Andrews, SC, on Aug. 21, 1941, to Robert (Bob) and Betty Cox Tilton. He worked with the forestry.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Lambert Tilton; three children, Kim Peggy Wilson and husband Robert of Michigan, Dexter Williams Tilton and wife Jennifer of Aberdeen, Amanda Ellen Crabtree of Raeford; six sisters, Orabee Moon, Bertha Hemmingway, Patricia Logan, Mildred Simmons, Betty Broughn and Cornelia Broadway all of South Carolina; one brother, Patrick Tilton of South Carolina; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert (Bob) and Betty Cox Tilton; three sister, Madee Hazelton, Nora Logan, Adele Broadway; three brothers, Parkley Tilton, Loyis Tilton, Eugene Tilton.

A visitation will be held at from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at his home, 711 Tee Jay Farm Road in Aberdeen.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Aberdeen Pentecostal Holiness Church, 217 South Pinehurst Street, Aberdeen, NC 28315.

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Arrangements by Cox Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory, of Vass.


WILMINGTON — Margaret Allene Justice Brooks, 95, of Wilmington, formerly of Siler City died Monday (6/10/2013) at Britthaven North Chase, Wilmington.

Brooks was born December 9, 1917, the daughter of Pearle and Pearl (Tysor) Justice.

She is survived by one daughter: Faye B. Kelley of Sanford, and two sons: Joseph E. Brooks and wife, Suzy of North Myrtle Beach, SC, Wayne Brooks of Siler City,; one sister: Irma Langkamp and husband, Don of Springfield, Va..

A graveside service was held at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Rives Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, Siler City, with the Rev. Tripp Foltz officiating.  Jessica Rathy, great-granddaughter, played Amazing Grace on the clarinet.  Serving as pallbearers were Terrell Brooks, Roger Brooks, Richard Brooks, Buddy Lemons, Larry Lemons and David Rathy.

Funeral arrangements were by Smith & Buckner Funeral Home.

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