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Beatrice Farmer

January 13, 1920 - December 8, 2015

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Maggie Mae Mishoe

May 24, 1925 - December 7, 2015

Maggie Mishoe, 90, of Lumberton, passed away on December 7th,2015.She is preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Mishoe, and her grandson Jeffrey Mishoe. Her memories will be cherished by her daughter Juanita and son Jerry; her grandson Jay and granddaughter Lydia Yarborough. Services were held at New Hollywood Cemetery on Wednesday December 9, 2015 at 11am. Visitation was held at the home of...
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Georgios Ioannhs Skiadiotis

January 27, 1950 - November 12, 2015

Mr. Georgios Skiadiotis, 65, of Lumberton passed away Thursday, November 12, 2015.Mr. Skiadiotis is survived by his loving wife, Vasiliki; his son John Skiadiotis and wife Bonnie; his daughter Julie Hardin and husband Brian; grandchildren Alex, George and Sofia; his brother Nick Skiadiotis and wife Angie and his nephew Ted; also a brother Pete and sister Leta of Greece and a host of other...
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Eugene McMillan Musselwhite

October 20, 1930 - October 4, 2015

CHARLOTTE - Lt. Col. Eugene McMillan Musselwhite, Jr., 84, died Sunday, October 4, 2015.Eugene (Gene) was born October 20, 1930 in Wilmington, NC, to the late Eugene McMillan and Frances Jones MusselwhiteGene retired as a chaplain in the US Army after 30 years of faithful service.Graveside funeral services with full military honors will be held Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Meadowbrook...
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Karol Vargas Mata

September 25, 2015 - September 25, 2015

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Carlos Edward Player

October 12, 1941 - September 11, 2015


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Isabell Davis

March 18, 1927 - August 28, 2015

Mrs. Isabell Savage Davis was born in Columbus County, North Carolina to Mr. Jack "Buddy" Savage and Catheron Mitchell Savage on March 18,1927 and attended Columbus County Public Schools. She accepted Christ at an early age, and was a long time member of Hickory Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Ms.Davis worked at Southern National Bank for 22 years. Anyone who knew "Miss Web", as she was...
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Essolene Jacobs

January 23, 1925 - August 24, 2015

Essolene Burnette Jacobs, 92, of Lumberton,died Monday, August 24, 2015.Surviving are children, David Jacobs, Johnny Lee Jacobs, Evelyn Sue Jacobs and three grandsons.At Mrs. Jacobs's request, no services will be scheduled.
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Grace Bullock Prevatte

October 27, 1920 - July 11, 2015

Lumberton, NC Mrs. Grace Bullock Prevatte, 94, of Lumberton died Saturday, July 11, 2015 at home. Mrs. Prevatte was a native of Lumberton and a daughter of the late Gaston Lee and Dovie Tyner Bullock. She worked as an inspector for Converse. She was preceded in death by her sister; Joyce Bullock and her husband; Preston W. Prevatte. Mrs. Prevatte is survived by one daughter...
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Louvene S. Garner

February 26, 1926 - June 23, 2015

Louvene Scott Garner, 89, of Red Springs passed away on June 23, 2015Mrs. Garner was preceded in death by her parents Cladie and Herbert Scott; husband Kirby Garner, granddaughter Ashley MacKay Snead, grandson CPT Mark Garner, US Army and brothers, Grier and Gurney Scott. Her memories will be cherished by her daughter Jane G and Les Thompson, son Don and Beth Garner, sister Lois S Davis and J.C....
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Alice Lee McLeod

March 2, 1924 - June 6, 2015

Alice Lee Taylor McLeod, age 91, of Plantation Village, Wilmington, North Carolina died June 6, 2015.Alice Lee was born in Durham, North Carolina on March 2, 1924 the daughter of the late Dr. Haywood M. Taylor and Alice Lee Brown Taylor. She attended Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, Virginia, graduated from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and received a Master's Degree in...
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Erna Prywer Ellis

August 11, 1935 - April 15, 2015

Erna Prywer Ellis, 79, of Fayetteville,NC died Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.Funeral services will be Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 3 PM at Biggs Funeral Home chapel in Lumberton, NC, with the Pastor Tim Gore. Interment will follow at New Hollywood Cemetery in Lumberton, NC. The family will receive friends Saturday, April 18, 2015, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at Biggs Funeral...
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Annie Mae Chavis

October 10, 1945 - April 14, 2015

Annie Mae Chavis, 69, of Lumberton died Tuesday, April 14, 2014.Mrs. Chavis is survived by three sons, Ricky Chavis and wife Cheryl, Roger Dale Chavis and wife Dorothy and Bobby Dean Chavis. Three brothers; Martin Brewington, Lewis Bullard and wife Susan and James Daniel Bullard. One Sister Brenda Hardin and husband Earl. Seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Funeral services will...
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Carol Ann Newton

April 5, 1940 - March 29, 2015

Mrs. Carol Newton passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Southeastern Medical Center in Lumberton, NC.Mrs. Newton is survived by her loving husband William D. "Buddy" Newton; six children, Bonnie Craig Biggs, David A. McDonald, Scott A. McDonald, Micheal J. McDonald, William D. Newton, Jr. and Theresa Newton Brooks. She is also survived by her sister Nancy Baker and twelve grandchildren; Jennifer...
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Doreen Frances Grham

March 2, 1925 - March 17, 2015


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Elsie Pettis Beaver

May 29, 1935 - March 16, 2015


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Theda B. Davis

September 24, 1922 - March 11, 2015

Lumberton, NCTheda Beatrice Davis, 92, of Lumberton died Wednesday, March 11,2015 at Southeastern Hospice House.Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters and her husband Leon Davis.Mrs. Davis is survived by two daughters; Peggy Plott and Linda Allen and husband Steve. Three grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Two sisters; Nella Weaver and Natalie Leggett. Three...
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Dorothy Ann Parker

June 15, 1936 - February 26, 2015

Lumberton, NCDorothy Mixon Parker, 78, of Lumberton died Thursday, February 26, 2015 at home.She was born in Rock Hill, York County, SC on June 15,1936; a daughter of the late Earl and Myrtle Moss Mixon.. Mrs. Parker was a member of Long Branch Baptist Church where she had been active in the Good Samaritan class. Mrs. Parker was a Registered Nurse for over 40 years. Buddy and Dorothy had been...
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William Donald Britt

August 21, 1950 - February 13, 2015

Bladenboro, NC William Donald Britt Sr., 64, of Bladenboro died Friday, February 13, 2015 at the Duke University Medical Center in Durham. Funeral services will be Monday, February 16, 2015 at 3 PM at Bladenboro Church of God in Bladenboro, NC, with the Revs. O'neal Parker and Harvey Locklear officiating. Interment will follow at New Hollywood Cemetery in Lumberton, NC. The family will...
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Sarah Eloise Britt

August 5, 1916 - February 5, 2015

Lumberton, N. C. Sarah Eloise Britt, 98, 0f Lumberton died Thursday, February 5, 2015. Mrs. Britt was a native of Robeson County and was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob Vernon Britt Sr. Two son-in-laws; George Dee Sr. and Carl Mitchell Edwards Sr. One daughter-in-law; Barbara Ann Baxley Britt. Mrs. Britt is survived by daughters; Janice Volene Davis and husband Earl...
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L. C. Locklear

February 7, 1925 - February 3, 2015


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Michael Frank Chavis

March 2, 1971 - January 10, 2015


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Brenda Scoggins

December 29, 1939 - January 3, 2015

Brenda Herring Scoggins, 75, of Lumberton passed away Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.She was born to the late Joseph and Frannie Mae Herring on December 19, 1939 in Robeson County.She is preceded in death by her late husband Edward Scoggins; sister, Nancy Starnes, and brother, James "Big Boy" Herring. She was a loving friend, mother, sister,...
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Patsy Ann Moore

November 19, 1948 - December 25, 2014


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Wendell Cox

August 23, 1958 - December 24, 2014

Lumberton, NC Wendell Cox, 56, of Lumberton died Wednesday, December, 24, 2014 at home. Mr. Cox was employed by the N. C. Department of Revenue and was a son of the late Alton Cox Sr. Mr. Cox is survived by his mother; Ann Parham Cox of Lumberton. Two brothers; Larry Cox of Fairmont and Alton Cox Jr. of Lumberton. Two sisters; Debbie Morgan of North Myrtle Beach, S. C. and Hope Cox of...
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Elizabeth Ward Alston

April 17, 1926 - December 8, 2014


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Sadie Rae Lawson

January 27, 1944 - December 7, 2014


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Dorothy Jean McAlpine

August 20, 1935 - December 1, 2014


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Isabelle G. McLean

August 7, 1914 - November 22, 2014

Mary Isabelle Gray McLean passed away peacefully, Saturday, November, 22, 2014 in Lumberton, North Carolina. Mrs. McLean was a lifelong resident of Lumberton and was loved and admired by all who knew her. Mrs. McLean was preceded in death by her husband John Luther McLean and her son John Luther McLean Jr. Mrs. McLean leaves to cherish her memory three daughters: Marianna Gray...
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Jackie Bryant

September 16, 1962 - November 19, 2014

Jackie Bryant, 52, of Lumberton passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at his home.He enjoyed NASCAR and was an avid Jeff Gordon fan.He was preceded in death by his father, Jakie Cummings.Left to cherish his memories are mother, Carmable Bryant; sisters, Debra Radford of Kenly and Ilene Melvin (Jimmy) of Grasonville, MD; brothers, Larry Cummings (Brenda) of Fayetteville, Leroy Cummings (Phyllis...
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Shelbie Jean Tharp

April 24, 1937 - November 18, 2014

Shelbie Jean Tharp, 77, of Lumberton passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at Southeastern Hospice House. She was preceded in death by husband, Rodney Harold Tharp; parents, Leonard and Velia Britt; brother, James "Tittle" Howard Britt; and sister, Mary "Pete" Frances Floyd.Left to cherish her memories are children, Sherrian McKim of Asheville, Teresa Mesa (Rod) and Cynthia Browning of Lumberton...
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Alice Lucille Gussin

April 11, 1926 - October 23, 2014


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Virginia P. Gale

September 1, 1919 - October 20, 2014

| Virginia P. GaleLUMBERTON - Virginia Parnell Gale, 95, of Lumberton, passed away Oct. 20, 2014, at Wesley Pines.The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Biggs Funeral Home Chapel. She will be laid to rest in Gardens of Faith.She was a lifetime member of First Presbyterian Church of Lumberton, where she sang in the choir for 50 years.She was preceded in death by her daughter, Linda...
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Edith Perry Bodiford

March 3, 1920 - October 17, 2014

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Debbie Bell

December 20, 1964 - October 11, 2014

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Betty Davis McDonald

February 29, 1932 - October 9, 2014

Lumberton, NCBetty Lou Davis McDonald, 82, wife of the late Daniel Martin McDonald died Thursday, October, 9, 2014 in Biscoe, NC. Mrs. McDonald was the daughter of the late Rowland and Mary Lou Ingram Davis. Mrs. McDonald graduated from Flora McDonald College magna cum laude. She later studied at Pembroke State University, East Carolina University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel...
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Connie Barton Hunt

December 28, 1954 - September 24, 2014

Fairmont, NC Connie Barton Hunt, 59, of Fairmont died September, 24, 2014 at Duke Regional Hospital in Durham. Mrs. Hunt is survived by her husband, Gerald Hunt. Two sons; Robert Oxendine and Gerald Hunt Jr. Six daughters; Dana Oxendine, Bobbie McKellip, Candida Oxendine, Vickie Jacobs, Tracie Oxendine and Tamala Hunt. Three sisters; Sandra Davis, Robin Arjoon, Vicky Dawson. Five...
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Tennessee Watts McLean

January 12, 1925 - September 8, 2014

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Rebecca Dawson Pittman

January 11, 1938 - August 22, 2014

Rebecca Dawson Pittman, 76, of Lumberton passed away Friday, August 22, 2014 at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.Left to cherish her memories are husband, Alfred Pittman; children, James Pittman and wife Anita, Alfreda Bostick, Jonathan Pittman and wife Renee, and Thomas Pittman and wife Linda; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and brothers, Bill Dawson and Johnny Dawson.The family...
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Filmore Emil Schatz

March 9, 1927 - August 22, 2014

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Rachel Earlene Ward

January 1, 1938 - July 28, 2014

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Charles Thomas Smith

April 1, 1924 - June 20, 2014

Lumberton, NC Charles Thomas Smith, 90, of Lumberton died Friday, June 20,2014 . Mr. Smith is survived by three daughters; Emily McLean,Trudy Brisson , and Theresa Johnson. Two sons; Ronnie Smith and Ricky Smith. 11 grandchildren, 12 greatgrandchildren and 1 great great Grandchild. Graveside services will be conducted at 10:00 AM Tuesday, June 24,2014 at Gardens of Faith Cemetery ...
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Lenora Powers Musselwhite

September 22, 1940 - June 7, 2014

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Ralph H. Phillips

October 14, 1948 - June 6, 2014

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Henry J. Baxley

September 18, 1932 - May 22, 2014

Henry J. Baxley, 81, of St. Pauls went home to be with the Lord on May 22, 2014 at Southeastern Hospice House in Lumberton. He was born on in Robeson County on September 18, 1932 to the late Paul and Lillie Mae Wiggins Baxley. Left to cherish his memories are his brothers, Wesley Baxley and his wife, Linda and Romely "Eddie" Baxley and his wife, Marilyn all of St. Pauls; and a host of...
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Charlotte Paige McLellan

September 28, 1986 - May 13, 2014

LUMBERTON - Charlotte Paige McLellan, 27, of Lumberton, passed away May 13, 2014. Left to cherish her memories are her parents, Mark and Stephanie Seelenbacher; her husband, Tray McLellan; her sisters, Shannon Sheriff and Toni Sheriff; her brother, John Pait; a nephew, Brantley Warren; her grandmothers, Sandra Morgan and Phyllis Seelenbacher; her uncles, Jamie Morgan and wife Jill, Seth...
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Sanford J. Hunt

April 23, 1926 - April 21, 2014

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Louvenia P. Ivey

November 18, 1923 - January 5, 2014

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Rachel Musselwhite Hamrick

July 30, 1937 - December 30, 2011

Rachel Musselwhite Hamrick, 74, of Lumberton, NC, passed away December 30, 2011 after a brief illness. She was born on July 30, 1937 in Robeson County, NC, to the late Vester and Thelma Musselwhite.Rachel grew up in Barker Ten Mile where she and her late husband, Preston Hamrick, settled in 1972. She was an elementary school teacher for 38 years, most recently at Prospect School. The family will...
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Willian Wilson Freeman

September 16, 1951 - Unknown

Mr. William Wilson (Bill) Freeman 64 of Lumberton went to his Heavenly home on Saturday, December 26, 2015.He was born on September 16, 1951 to the late Mr. Wilson Freeman and Mrs. Clara Mae Freeman Hunt.In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Rudolph Freeman, Adolph (Dick) Freeman and James Earl (Jimmy) Freeman.He leaves to cherish his memory three sons, James...
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Dennis W. Biggs

April 29, 1926 - Unknown

Dennis Walter Biggs Jr. was born April 29, 1926, in Lumberton, North Carolina, the youngest child of Dennis Walter Biggs and Flora McNeill. Dennis passed away June 4, 2015 in Spokane, Washington. He was predeceased by his parents, and sisters Ellen, and Ruth and brother Chalmers Biggs. He attended Duke University, Durham, N.C. from 1943 - 1945 in pre-med and he attended Bowman-Gray School of...
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Jean Bush Decker

March 1, 1922 - Unknown


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Otis Junior Lloyd

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Lumberton, N. C. Otis Junior Lloyd, 70, of Lumberton died Thursday, February 19, 2015. Mr. Lloyd was preceded in death by his parents; Otis Lloyd and Dorothy Lawson Lloyd, a sister; Phyllis Allen and a brother Jerry Lloyd Mr. Lloyd is survived by his wife; Wanda P. Lloyd. One daughter, Nicohl Oliver and husband Brooks. One son Jody Lloyd and wife Caroline. Four grandchildren; Jesse...
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