Marjorie Jane Lentz Swinarton, 89, of Pinehurst, passed on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

Gordon McRae, 62, of the Eastwood community, West End, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at his home.

The Rev. Angush Alexander Wade, 90, of the Eastwood community, West End, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at Tara Plantation Assisted Living, in Carthage.

Beverly Jean Edmunds was escorted by God’s angels into the waiting arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. Death followed a prolonged and valiant three-year struggle with metastatic cancer.

Eva Katherine Belle Glover, 73, of Fayetteville, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Fayetteville.

Woodrow Martin, 89, of Carthage, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst. Pugh and Smith Funeral Home, Carthage.

Doris Jean Measamer Harbour, 90, of Cameron, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at Caritas Memory Care.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of more than 70 years, Hayes Landis Harbour; and her sister, Phoebe Anne Thomas.
She leaves behind her brother Charles Measam…

Ernest Clayton Evans Jr., 61, of Cameron, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.

Elizabeth Ann Kite Haddock left to be with her Lord and family Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021.

Deborah “Debbie” Sue Gunter Causey, 60, of Goldston, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst. Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, Sanford.

Annie B. Sloan Graham, 73, of Raeford, departed this earthly life Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at Cape Fear Valley-Hoke Health.

Walter Ingram Jenkins Jr., 87, of Biscoe, passed away peacefully Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at FirstHealth Hospice House, in Pinehurst. His two sons, Butch and Jim, were by his side.

Billy Lester Cheek, 79, of Robbins, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst. Kennedy Funeral Home, Robbins.

Mary Rose Cestone, 94, of Pinehurst, formerly of Harding Township, N.J., passed away suddenly at her home, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021.

Grailyn Cedric Person, 56, of Cameron, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at Pinehurst Health & Rehabilitation in Pinehurst.

Dorothy Jean Pipher Zihal, 90, of Pinehurst, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit.

Moses D. McMillon, 83, of Southern Pines, departed this life Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at Woodlawn Cemetery, Southern Pines. interment will follow the service. Viewing and visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, at P…

Angus Alexander Wade, 90, of the Eastwood community, West End. died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at Tara Plantation Assisted Living Facility, Carthage. Simon Funeral Home, Southern Pines.

Gordon McRae, 62, of the Eastwood community, Pinehurst, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at his residence. Simon Funeral Home, Southern Pines.

Tahlia Drake, 21, of Vass, died Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, in West End, due to an automobile accident.

Paul Thomas Driessen, 58, of Cameron, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. Cox Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Vass.

William Marion Garner Jr., 90, of Whispering Pines, died Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, at his home. Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, Sanford.

John Albert Gillis, 85, of Whispering Pines, passed away Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

Jeremy Callicutt, 36, of Carthage, died Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at his home. 

Shirley Schaub "Red" Wilson, 95, passed peacefully Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at Hospice Home of Burlington, after a long fight with metastatic melanoma.

Annie Catherine Percell, 71, of Carthage, passed away Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

James Edward Lear, 35, of Biscoe, died Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst. Phillips Funeral Home, Star.

Master Sgt. William ‟Bill" LaVigne II., 37, of Hope Mills, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020.

Anne Hodge Carpenter, 54, of Seven Lakes, passed away Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at her home, following a courageous fight with cancer. 

Anthony J. Faranetta, of Pinehurst, passed away in his home Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at the age of 77, surrounded by his family.

On Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, John Boettger passed away at the age of 83 in Southern Pines.

Ida Cipoth Whitehead, 87, of Cameron, died Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at her home. Cox Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Vass.

Harvey D. Hobson, 80, of Sanford, died Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at his residence. Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, Sanford.

Ronnie Goodwin, 89, of Biscoe, died Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Autumn Care Nursing and Rehabilitation, Biscoe. Phillips Funeral Home, Star.

Staryl Clayton Braisted, 88, of Pinehurst, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.

Ruby Cockman Brown, 87, of Carthage, who was loved by many and forgotten by none, left to meet with our Lord at 11 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, 2021.

Morris “Morrie” W. Hitson Jr., 68, of Southern Pines, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. 

Kathleen “Pam” Bedinger, 79, of Aberdeen, passed away Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at her home in the Jackson Hamlet Community.

Thomas Harold Blue, 92, passed away Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at his home in Eagle Springs.

Robert Harper Crouch, 85, of Seven Lakes, formerly of Jamestown, passed peacefully at FirstHealth Hospice House on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021.

Mattie Harris McDonald, 76, of Southern Pines, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

Tahlia Drake, 22, of Vass, died Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, in West End. Simon Funeral Home, Southern Pines.

William C. Deaton, 92, of Winston-Salem, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021.

Kathryn Murphy Sellers, 89, of Southern Pines, died Monday, Jan. 4, 2021.

Forever carrying one another’s hearts, Betty and Thomas Hurst left this earth Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. Having reached the age of 94, they enjoyed lives that were abundantly lived.

Brandon Miles Lowe, 27, formerly of Pinebluff, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, at his home in Taylorsville, after a lingering illness.

Deanna Mae Petrie, of Charlotte, passed away peacefully at home Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, at the age of 81. Deanna was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

Deborah Marie Russ, 63, of Southern Pines, passed away Monday, Jan. 4, 2021.

After fighting a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s, our hero, Brig. Gen. James L. Kays, U.S. Army (ret.), passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at his home in Pinehurst, surrounded by his beloved wife, Jeane, and his family.

Charlotte Hensley, 95, of Pinehurst, died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at Elmcroft in Southern Pines.