Louise Blackmon McFadyen, 87, of Red Springs, died Dec. 1, 2012, in FirstHealth Moore Regional.
A graveside service will be 11:30 a.m. today in the Alloway Cemetery, the Rev. Michael McGehee officiating.
McFadyen was born in Sampson County on Feb. 28, 1925, to the late Mr. and Mrs. L.B. Blackmon.
She was an active member of the Red Springs Presbyterian Church and involved in many activities within the church and community.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lewis McFadyen.
She is survived by her son Robert (Bobby) L. McFadyen of the home; a daughter, Jessie M. Tolar (Don Summey) of Red Springs; a grandson, Robert B. Tolar and wife Rochelle of Raleigh; two granddaughters, Christina T. Horner and husband Charles of San Antonio, Texas, and Jessie Alaine Tolar (Christopher Rezac) of Wilmington; a great-grandson, Robert A. Todd of San Antonio; two sister-in-laws, Frances McCreery and her husband Robert of Ponte Verda, Fla., Willa Lindsay, widow of Harmon of Southern Pines; and many nieces and nephews.
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com.
Stephen Bryant Boyette, 56, of Keysville, Ga., passed away on Nov. 26, 2012, at his residence.
A memorial will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Trinity United Methodist Church, the Rev. Mary Frances McClure officiating.
Stephen was born to Frank B. Boyette and the late Helon Darden Boyette in Hendersonville in 1956. He was a graduate of North Carolina State University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering. He later relocated to Keysville, where he had been employed with Plant Vogtle.
He enjoyed gardening and sharing his harvest with his friends ,where he obtained the nickname of “The Pepperman.” Steve also was very talented in the ability to fabricate and repair just about anything he set his mind to. He was a very special man and will be truly missed by those who knew him.
He is survived by his loving family, including his father, Frank B. Boyette of Red Springs; a sister, Natalie B. Brigman of Fayetteville; three nieces, Heather (Scott) Crothers of Chesapeake, Ohio, Stephanie Brigman and Erica Brigman, both of Fayetteville.
Remembrances may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church of Red Springs, P.O. Box 48, Red Springs, N.C., 28377.
Joiner-Anderson-Saxon-Prescott Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of all arrangements.
Friends may sign the online guestbook at www.joineranderson.com
Edith Hayes Britt, 81, of Red Springs, died Dec. 1, 2012, in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
A graveside service will be 2 p.m. today in the Alloway Cemetery, the Rev. Bradley Boberg officiating.
She is survived by her brother, Earl Hayes of Florence, S.C.; and a sister, Elizabeth (Lib) Smith of Fayetteville.
Larry Dale Hollingsworth, 49, of St. Pauls, died Dec. 1, 2012, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
A memorial will be 6 p.m. today at Calvary Cornerstone Holiness Church, Pastor David Hodge officiating.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy C. Hollingsworth; a son, John Henry Hollingsworth; a daughter, Jessica Hollingsworth; two brothers, John Wayne Hollingsworth and Steve Hollingsworth; and a sister, Martha Hollingsworth.
Carolyn S. Hester, 79, of Elizabethtown, died Dec. 2, 2012, at home.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at White’s Creek Baptist Church, the Revs. Kinsey Barrow and Warren Hill officiating. Burial will follow in White’s Creek Cemetery.
She is survived by two sons, Randall Collins and Glenn Collins; two brothers, Eugene Sasser and Shafter Sasser; five sisters, Leotha Jordan, Ester Williamson, Pat Russ, Sarah Crawford and Doris Nichols; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Lucious “Buck” Hunt, 80, of Rowland, died Dec. 2, 2012, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Floyd Funeral Services Chapel in Fairmont. Burial will follow in Lumbee Memorial Gardens.
Hunt is survived by a son, Ralph Harrell Jr. of Rowland; a daughter, Angeleta Hunt of Fairmont; two brothers, Rucious Hunt and Charles Butch Hunt, both of Rowland; five sisters, Evelyn Jacobs of Lumberton, Alma Hunt of High Point, Coleda Ransom of Rowland, Glois Hunt of Fairmont and Lena Gray Oxendine of Wilmington; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Floyd Funeral Services.
Keith Allen Oxendine, 77, of Pembroke, died Dec. 1, 2012.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Revels Funeral Home Chapel in Pembroke, the Rev. Henry Oxendine Officiating. Burial will follow in Lumbee Memorial Gardens in Lumberton.
Keith is survived by his wife, Anna L. Oxendine of the home; his children, Steve Allen Oxendine of Dumfries, Va., Stephanie Carmichael of Stafford, Va., April Tharpe of Pembroke and Michael K. Oxendine of Baltimore.; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a sister, Suzanna Dial of Pembroke.
John Muraca, 59, of Bladenboro, died Dec. 2, 2012.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home, the Rev. Cameron McGill officiating. Burial will follow in Bladen Memorial Gardens.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret “Margie” Muraca of the home; two sons, David and Jimmy; and three stepgrandchildren.
The visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home.
Bernice Taylor McArthur, 87, of 2888 Jonesville Road, Fairmont, died Nov. 30, 2012, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Mill Branch Baptist Church, the Rev. J.G. Everette officiating. Burial will follow in the Taylor cemetery.
She is survived by four daughters, Ann Abram and Maeola Abram, both of Fairmont, Brenda Bullard of Durham and Peggy Stanback of Mount Gilead; four sons, George McArthur of Lumberton, and Douglas McArthur, Mike McArthur and Bowman McArthur, all of Fairmont; two brothers, John Charles Taylor and Robert Taylor, both of Fairmont; three sisters, Janice Graham and Hattie Livingston, both of Fairmont, and Theressa Powell of New York; 35 grandchildren; and 68 great-grandchildren.
The visitation will be 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Worley Mortuary in Fairmont.
Johnny Stephens, 62, of 205 Eden Ave., Lumberton, died Nov. 28, 2012, at Carrol S. Roberson Hospice House.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, the Rev. T.R. Murray officiating. Burial will follow in Elizabeth Heights Cemetery.
He is survived by two sons, Michael Campbell and Johnny Williams; a daughter, Yolanda Williams; four brothers, James Stephens, David Earl Stephens, Ricky Stephens and DeLanie Stephens; four sisters, Katie Stephens, Evonne Stephens, Mary Ann Stephens and Melissa Stephens; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.