Paula Fitzmaurice Vandermark, 71, of Vass Woodlake, died Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at her home. Cox Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Vass.

James Russell Dowd, 81, of Carthage, passed away Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, at Peak Resources-Pinelake in Carthage.

Ray Hector Stewart, 88, of Aberdeen, went to his heavenly home Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, surrounded by his family.

On Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, Gary Michael Moston of Pinehurst, loving husband and father, passed away at the age of 79, at FirstHealth Hospice surrounded by his loving family after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Ralph Butner Leach, 83, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at Vidant Medical in Greenville.

Betty Jean Reynolds Hinson entered her eternal home Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at Magnolia Gardens Assisted Living.

Shirley Mae Robertson, 85, of Southern Pines, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at St. Joseph of the Pines. Boles Funeral Home, Southern Pines.

Lillian Darin Roberts, 93, of Southern Pines, passed away Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at FirstHealth Hospice in Pinehurst, surrounded by her children.

Bettye Kelly Matthews, 80, of Stedman, passed away Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at her home.

James Marvin Thames, 91, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at home, surrounded by his loving family.

Daniel Holder, 88, died Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst. Powell Funeral Home, Southern Pines.

Dolores Ann McMahon, 79, passed away Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at her home in Pinehurst.

Michael Foster Little, 30, of Cameron, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2020, at Central Carolina Hospital, Sanford. Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, Sanford.

Patricia Ann Walsh MacMillan, 74, of Pinehurst, died peacefully at her home on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, surrounded by her family, after a long, courageous battle against cancer. 

On Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, Jesse Arnold “Skip”Jackson, loving husband and father, passed away at age 70.

Mack P. “Doc” Trent Jr., 85, of Pinebluff, passed away Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, at McWhorter Hospice House of Union County in Monroe.

Peggy Ann Connelly passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by her family, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, in Carolina Trace, Sanford.

Nell George Winnie, 102, of Southern Pines, passed away Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, at the Richmond County Hospice Haven.

Phyllis Gan Clebnik, 70, of Southern Pines passed on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, at her residence. 

Joseph Cranford “Babydoll” Allred, 88, of Aberdeen, passed away peacefully into the arms of the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, at FirstHealth Hospice in Pinehurst.

The Rev. Ray Hector Stewart, 88, of Aberdeen, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst. Cox Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Vass.

On Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, we all lost an angel here on Earth. Mildred “Millie” Cottrell, 99, passed peacefully at the Elizabeth House surrounded by her loving family.

Vivian Phillips Sloan, 80, of Sanford, died Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, at Duke Raleigh Hospital.

Josephine “Jo” Weiss, formerly of Sarasota, Fla., passed away Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at Landis Homes, Lititz, Pa.

Elizabeth Ann Bollow Williams, 71 of Vass, formerly of Hummelstown, Pa., passed away, peacefully, at her home early Sunday morning, on Oct. 11, 2020.

Virginia Allen, 80, passed away Monday, Oct. 13, 2020, at her home in Carthage.

Donna Lee Gorrell, 71, of Pinehurst, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020 in Escondido, Calif., while visiting family.

Burl Eugene Hardy Jr., 55, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at FirstHealth Hospice House, Pinehurst. Crumpler Funeral Home, Aberdeen.

Howard Wildey Reynolds, 85, of Whispering Pines, passed on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.

Harold E. Cameron, 81, of Aberdeen, passed away Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

William Frederick Heimrick, 63, of Pinebluff, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, at home.

Betty Jean Shereda, 97, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at Pinehurst Rehabilitation Center. Crumpler Funeral Home, Aberdeen.

Charles Simmons, 69, of Pinehurst, passed away Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, in Pinehurst.

Pauline Culberson O’Dell, 83, of West End, died peacefully Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020.

Mildred Jane Webber Mull, 92, of Aberdeen, passed away peacefully Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.

Alfred Gregson Chiswell Jr., a native of Southern Pines, died Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, in Port Townsend, Wash., at the age of 77. 

John Reginald Baker, 85, died Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, at Magnolia Gardens, Southern Pines. Boles Funeral Home, Southern Pines.

Jay David Medlen, of Vass, died died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, at FirstHealth Hospice House, Pinehurst.

William M. “Buck” Kirk passed away Thursday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Akron, Ohio. He was born on the longest day of the year in 1934.

Arthur Lee Dixon, 76, of Carthage, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, at his residence. 

On Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, Gene Paul Spory, of Vass, loving husband, father and Pop-Pop passed away at the age of 80, at Fox Hollow Senior Living. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Margie Robison Spory.

Nick Alan Burris, 60, of Cameron, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, at Central Carolina Hospital, Sanford. Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, Sanford.

Pearl Effie Creed Branson, 91, of Aberdeen, passed Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

Jeanette Elaine Sherrington, 72, of Southern Pines, passed away at home after a short but heroic fight with pancreatic cancer.

William “Bill” Hall, 66, of Sanford, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, Sanford.

Arbella Unginia Ritter-Williams, 97, of Robbins, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, at St. Joseph of the Pines Health Center, Southern Pines. Person Funeral Home, Robbins.

Arnold R. Lambert Jr., 77, of Southern Pines, passed peacefully Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.