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Powell Funeral Home and Crematory

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We are a small company of independently owned funeral homes located in Moore County North Carolina. Since 1957, T. T. "Tommy" Prickett has owned and operated Fry and Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage. In 1990 he brought in a partner Robert Nunnaley and since then they have incorporated Kennedy Funeral Home of Robbins and Powell Funeral Home and Crematory in Southern Pines as other locations with in the county. Each of these facilities have a unique and rich history within their respected communities dating back to 1886. You may read more about each facilities on the "About" page.

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Our Obituaries

Margaret "Meg" McLaurin McGill

October 8, 2017

Margaret "Meg" McLaurin McGill, 52, of Pinehurst, passed away peacefully on October 8, 2017 at UNC Hospital. Meg was a beloved daughter, mother, sister, teacher, and friend. She was incredibly passionate about her career in teaching and touched the hearts of many children and their families. Her laugh was contagious and her perfect smile could light up the room. Though she will be greatly...
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Geraldine Abrahamsen

March 28, 1927 - August 12, 2017

Geraldine McCoy Overton McKenzie Abrahamsen, 90, of Southern Pines, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston Salem. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at Culdee Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall. As per Geraldine's request, she will be buried privately with her first husband...
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Robert Ellis Stemler

April 28, 2017

Southern Pines - Robert Ellis Stemler, 91, passed away on April 28. He is survived by his wife Doris Stemler, daughter Patricia and husband Jim Hume, son Bradford and wife Jacqueline, and granddaughters, Lauren, Katie, Carleigh, Alicia and Heather. There will be a memorial service at Penick Village Chapel on May 5 at 2:00 pm. Condolences: PinesFunerals.com
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Stanley John "Steve" Kuzminski, US Army, Ret.

March 15, 2017

CSM Stanley John "Steve" Kuzminski, US Army retired, age 90, of Pinebluff, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst. Funeral services will be 11:00 am Monday at Bethesda Presbyterian Church conducted by the Rev. David Hudson. Burial will follow with full military honors at Bethesda Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home on Sunday...
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Bill Andrew Hall

August 1, 1927 - February 15, 2017

Bill Andrew Hall, age 89, of Southern Pines, passed away Wednesday February 15, 2017 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, at Powell Funeral Home of Southern Pines, NC, with the Reverend Dr. David Boroughs, officiating. Burial will follow at Pinelawn Memorial Park Southern Pines, NC. The family will receive friends at the funeral...
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William (Bill) Macan Munroe

February 2, 2017

William (Bill) Macan Munroe, age 88 of Whispering Pines died Thursday (February 2, 2017) at his home. A native of Perth Amboy, NJ he was a son of the late Kenneth H. Munroe, and Elizabeth Robinson Macan Munroe. Bill attended elementary and high schools in New Jersey, New York and Delaware. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Maryland College and a Masters of Science from...
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Signe Hibberd

April 18, 1915 - January 18, 2017

Signe Torberg Hibberd, age 101 died Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at St. Joseph of the Pines in Southern Pines. Born in Worcester, MA on April 18, 1915 she was a daughter of the late  Einer and Ellen Torberg and had lived in Southern Pines since 1981. She was married to Charles Perry Hibberd in 1942, and until his death in 2004. He was a naval officer, aviator and Pearl Harbor survivor who...
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Eva R. Dowd

June 19, 1922 - October 30, 2016

Eva R. Dowd, "Pinky" age 94, passed away on October 30, at home, surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Dowd was born June 19, 1922, to John and Mattie Brown Richardson. She and her beloved Robert Dowd were married on November 21, 1942. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Mattie Brown Richardson, her husband, Robert P. Dowd, her grandson, Ben Bryant Dowd and her sister Ethel R...
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Angela Ivy Morales

October 25, 2016

Angela Ivy Morales, age 35 of Aberdeen passed away Tuesday (October 25, 2016) at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst from complication of childbirth. A memorial service will be held 1:00 PM Sunday at Powell Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service. Angela is survived by: her mother Nancy Coffey Biggs and husband Albert of Aberdeen; father...
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Ricky Eugene Williams

November 7, 1944 - July 7, 2016

Ricky Eugene Williams, 72, of Southern Pines, NC passed away July 7, 2016 at the First Health Hospice House in Pinehurst, NC. Ricky was a native of Moore County. He graduated from Southern Pines High School in 1963. Ricky owned R.E. Williams Inc. for 30 years. He was avid hunter and fisherman and loved the outdoors, especially the beach. He was known for his sense of humor and friendliness. He...
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Dorothy Worth Burtis

June 21, 2016

Dorothy Worth Burtis, age 98 of Southern Pines died Tuesday (June 21, 2016) at St. Joseph of the Pines. A memorial service will be 11:00 am Monday (June 27, 2016) at Belle Meade Chapel. Inurnment will be at Pinelawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. A native of New York, NY she was a daughter of the late William Henry Ogsbury and Mary Lambeth Randolph Osgbury. She was a graduate of St. Catherines...
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Malcom "Mac" Mills

January 9, 2016

Southern Pines NC Malcolm "Mac" Mills, 82, of Southern Pines NC, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family and loved ones on January 9, 2016. A private burial will take place at Pinelawn Memorial Park in Southern Pines NC. A memorial service will be held Thursday, January 14, at 2:00 pm, at Pinehurst United Methodist Church, 4111 Airport Road, Pinehurst NC 28374, ...
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Jackson Davis

January 3, 2016

Straud Jackson (Jack) Davis, 86, of Southern Pines died of natural causes at Reid Heart Center in Pinehurst on January 3, 2016 surrounded by family. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at Powell Funeral Home in Southern Pines, NC conducted by the Rev. Archie Stevens. The family will be available for visitation at Powell from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The service will...
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Emma Lee Norton Watkins Newberry

June 10, 1918 - November 24, 2015

Emma Lee Norton Watkins Newberry was born June 10, 1918 in Laurinburg, N. C. to Grady and Lila Norton. She was a beloved woman known fondly as mother, mom, Grandma Dee, Dee Dee to her family, and Lee to many of her friends. She was employed by St. Joseph Hospital for 24 years as nurse. She had a hard working, compassionate heart as a nurse and as a mother, raising 4 children after the death...
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Mary McLauchlin Pope

May 2, 1922 - August 8, 2015

Mary McLauchlin Pope, age 93 of Vass passed away peacefully at her home early Saturday morning. Mary was born on May 2, 1922 to the late Archibald Duncan and Allie Gray Buchanan McLauchlin. She grew up at the McLauchlin homeplace, which had been in the family since the beginning of the Civil War. She attended grade school and high school at Vass-Lakeview and graduated from Peace College...
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William Earl "Buzz" Hicks

May 6, 2015

William Earl "Buzz" Hicks, age 87 of Southern Pines died Wednesday (May 6, 2015) at the FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst. A memorial service will be 2:00 PM Saturday at Southern Pines United Methodist Church conducted by the Reverend's Tommy Sweeley, Mike Dubbs and Charles Albright. The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home on Friday from 5:00 - 7:00 PM. A native of...
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Lewis Edward Smith

October 11, 1933 - March 24, 2015

Lewis Edward Smith, 81, of Hampstead, died Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Wilmington, NC. He was born October 11, 1933, in Laurinburg, NC, to the late Edward Wallace Smith and Gladys Rushing Smith. Lewis graduated from West End High School in 1951. From there, he went to work for Sears Roebuck then enlisted in the US Army and furthered his education servicing...
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Michael David Fields

November 30, 1952 - March 17, 2015

Michael D. Fields, age 62 of Southern Pines and Aberdeen died Tuesday (March 17, 2015) at Peak Resources - Pinelake in Carthage. A graveside service will be held 4:00 PM Friday March 27th at Mt. Hope Cemetery. A native of Moore County he was preceded in death by his parents Alexander Poe Fields, Jr. and Rachel Bowling Caddell Fields and brother Thomas Fields. He was a veteran of the US...
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William B. Stark

March 8, 2015

William B. Stark, Jr. age 90 of the Penick Village died Sunday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Powell Funeral Home and Crematory in Southern Pines.
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Florine Viverette

October 5, 1924 - February 25, 2015

Marian Florine Morris Viverette, a long-time resident of Penick Village in Southern Pines, died on February 25. She was born on October 5, 1924, in Atlantic, NC, to Cecil Owen Morris and Mary Connor Morris. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, the Reverend Jacob A. Viverette, Jr. Survivors include her daughters, Mary V. Bowers (Gene) of Raleigh, Lee V. Jones (Ken) of Garner,...
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Barry Brenneman

April 15, 1936 - February 6, 2015

Barry B. Brenneman passed away Feb. 6 2015 in his home at the age of 78.  He was a long time resident of West End and worked for Clark Chevrolet Cadillac in Pinehurst before retiring. Before moving here he lived in Malvern Pa and worked for General Sales Cadillac and Oldsmobile in West Chester PA. He was born April 15, 1936 in Manchester, PA to Harry Brenneman and Sadie Hartman Brenneman. He...
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Delores Phillips Warren

October 31, 1929 - January 31, 2015

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Henry Lunday

January 6, 2015

Aberdeen, NC Henry Lunday, age 69 of Aberdeen died Tuesday (January 6, 2014) at his home. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Friday at Beulah Hill Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Darrell Williams and Curtis Barbery. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. A native Moore County he was a son of the late Robert Lee and Mary Wood Lunday. He was a US Army veteran and served during the...
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Morris W. Hitson, Sr.

September 7, 1923 - January 5, 2015

Morris W. Hitson, 91, died early January 5, 2015 at St. Joseph's of the Pines after a recent illness.  He went to a better place and is no longer suffering. Born in Shelby, Montana and raised in the hills of Montana, he used to talk about being fortunate enough to ride to high school on a horse because his father was an engineer for the Great Northern Railway during the Depression and...
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Ruth Arlene Pope

December 26, 2014

Ruth Arlene Pope died Friday, December 26, 2014 at her home in Foxfire, NC. Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Monday, December 29, 2014 at McDonald's Chapel Presbyterian Church, with the Reverend Robert Whitehouse officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Ruth was born in Lynn, Massachusetts the daughter of the late William H. and Catherine Himmelman Holden. She was the...
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Dorothy Ward Brown

November 21, 2014

Southern Pines, NC Dorothy Ward Brown, 97, died peacefully at her home in Southern Pines, North Carolina on Friday, November 21, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM, November 29, 2014, at Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church, Southern Pines, North Carolina. A long time resident of Moore County, Dot was an avid golfer and master bridge player. She loved gardening and her...
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Shirley Ann Lassiter

November 8, 2014

Shirley Ann Wall Lassiter 78, went home to be with her Lord,  Saturday, November 8, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at Pineywood Baptist Church, with the Reverend Paul McClure and Reverend Larry Adams officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Shirley was a native of Moore County.  She loved the Lord and her church.  She...
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Helen MacDonald

October 1, 2014

Helen L. MacDonald, age 87 of Southern Pines died Wednesday (October 1, 2014). Service information is incomplete and will be announce when available. A native of Bryn Marr, PA. She was preceded in death by: her husband Kenneth C. MacDonald and a son Kenneth J. MacDonald. She is survived by: daughters Jean Blue of Southern Pines; Marjorie Downey of Aberdeen; grandchildren John Downey of Boston,...
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William Allen Matzke

June 5, 1944 - October 1, 2014

William Allen Matzke 70, died October 1, 2014 at FirstHealth of the Carolinas in Pinehurst, NC. Visitation will be Sunday, October 5th at 2:00 at Powell Funeral Home and Crematory followed by at service of remembrance at 3:30 in the Powell Chapel.  Officiated by the Reverend David  Beam of Pinehurst United Methodist Church. Burial will be at a later date. He graduated from Syracuse...
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Marie Amalia Koch

May 12, 1918 - November 14, 2013

Marie Amalia Koch, age 95, died Thursday November 14, 2013 at Hospice House of First Health in Pinehurst, North Carolina. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 11:00 am at St. Joseph of the Pines Knollwood Chapel located on 592 Central Drive in Southern Pines. Born in Port Richmond on Staten Island, New York on May 12, 1918, she was the beloved...
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Atha Arant Gibson

April 19, 1918 - August 31, 2013

Southern Pines, NC Atha Arant Gibson, age 95 of St. Joseph of the Pines in Southern Pines died Saturday (August 31, 2013). Entombment will be held 2:00 P.M Wednesday at Sharon Memorial Park mausoleum. Born in Pageland, SC she was a daughter of the late Charles W. and Maudie Arant. A loving wife and mother of five she was a homemaker and a mother who sacrificed much to give her...
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George Richard Fortner

May 23, 1922 - June 3, 2013

Southern Pines, NC George Richard Fortner, Master Sgt, US Army Ret., age 91 of the Niagara community of Southern Pines died Monday at Manor Care in Pinehurst. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Thursday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Gregg Newton and the Rev. Brad Marona. Burial will follow with full military honors in the church cemetery. The family will receive...
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Joseph H. Carter, Jr.

March 17, 2013

Joseph Henry Carter, Jr., age 90 of Southern Pines died Sunday (March 17, 2013) at St. Joseph of the Pines Health and Rehabilitation Center in Southern Pines. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, 27 March at Powell Funeral Home. A native of Cumberland County he was a son of the late Joseph Henry and Marion Kennedy Carter and was a US Navy veteran of WWII. He began his...
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Hans Schechter

March 15, 2013

Southern Pines NC Hans Schechter, 84, died March 15, 2013 at St. Joseph of the Pines Health Care. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Powell Funeral Home and Crematory of Southern Pines is assisting the family.
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Josephine Thornton

March 21, 1940 - March 15, 2013

Josephine Thornton was the daughter of the late Judge Randolph Gordon Whittle and the late Josephine Parrott Whittle. Jo was born on March 21, 1940 in Roanoke, Virginia, the youngest of three children. After attending schools in Roanoke, she attended Mary Baldwin College. She married Stafford Thornton in 1963 at St. John's Episcopal Church in Roanoke, moved to Charlottesville and then on to West...
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Richard W. "Rick" Stone

November 19, 1939 - March 10, 2013

Southern Pines Richard W. Stone, "Rick" of Southern Pines, NC died peacefully on March 10, 2013 in Pinehurst, NC. Rick was born on November 19, 1939 in Centralia, IL to the late Oscar and Irma Stone. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jack, and his sister-in- law, Diane. A celebration of his life will take place on Saturday, March 16, at 2:00pm at Page Memorial United Methodist...
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Alvin Dean Holder

July 14, 1961 - January 19, 2013

Alvin Dean Holder, age 61 of Carthage died Saturday (January 19, 2013) at the FirstHealth Hospice House. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Monday at Powell Funeral Chapel in Southern Pines. Services will be conducted by the Rev. Gregg Newton. Burial will follow in Johnson Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home prior to the service beginning at noon. He was a...
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Elizabeth "Betty" M. Rietschel

November 16, 2012

Mrs. Elizabeth "Betty" M Rietschel, age 91, died Friday (11/16/2012) at The Coventry in Southern Pines, NC. She was born in Phillips, Maine the daughter of the late Truman E. Masterman & Martha Connell Masterman. She was a graduate of Phillips High School and the Northeastern School of Business. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Carl Rietschel; a daughter, Janet Martha...
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Thomas C. Crump

June 23, 1929 - October 23, 2012

Thomas C. Crump, age 83, died Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at Pinehurst Health and Rehabilitation Center in Pinehurst. A memorial service will be held at 2pm Sunday, October 28, 2012, at the Community Presbyterian Church in Pinehurst, with the Reverend Rod Stone officiating. Born and raised in Wagram, NC, he was the son of the late Walter T. Crump and Lois Rhodes Crump. He attended Oak...
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John Franklin Keyser III

October 17, 2012

John Franklin Keyser III, age 47, passed away October 17, 2012, at FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Pinehurst NC. Mr. Keyser was a beloved local artist and singer. His heart and soul were open to everyone as he never met a stranger and was always willing to help someone in need. He was predeceased by his parents John and Jane (Tootsie) Keyser . He is survived by his wife of six years,...
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John Milton White

June 6, 1934 - October 3, 2012

John Milton White, 78, of Pinehurst died Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital. For 23 years, Mr. White was the director of the Wilson Greene Mental Health Center in Wilson, NC. He was born in Bluefield, West Virginia to the late Hugh and Rachel White. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Sandra P. White of Pinehurst, two sons, John M. White III and Hugh...
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Joel Pratt Stubbs

October 20, 1927 - September 29, 2012

Joel Pratt Stubbs, age 84 died Saturday (September 29, 2012) at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst. A memorial service will be 3:00 PM Sunday at Culdee Presbyterian Church conducted by the Rev. Joseph Washburn. The family will receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall. Interment will be private. Born in Jackson Springs on October 20, 1927, he was the youngest son of...
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Donald Frederick Evans

September 22, 2012

Donald Frederick Evans, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and uncle, passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2012, at Hospice House in Pinehurst, following a valiant battle against cancer. Don was born November 22, 1934 in Greensboro, NC to Cheyney Stauffer Evans and Margaret Hall Evans. He was raised in Greensboro, and summers were spent at the family home in Myrtle Beach. Don graduated...
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Mary Cannon

August 19, 2012

Mary Cannon, age 91 of Southern Pines died Sunday at St. Joseph of the Pines. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Powell Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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Robert Stanley Nelson

August 17, 2012

Robert Stanley Nelson, 76, died Friday, August 17, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital. in Pinehurst. Born in Cornwall, NY, he was the son of the late David and Isabel Nelson. Mr Nelson was a retired Floral Designer. He is survived by: daughters Theresa Umland and husband Chris of Carthage, Sheri Jaeger and husband Edward of Emerson NJ; son Robert Nelson Jr. and wife Jennifer of...
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Laivora Sally Ehrhardt

June 26, 2012

Long time Pinehurst resident and senior member of Pinehurst Community Church, Laivora Sally Ehrhardt passed away June 26, 2012 at FirstHealth Hospice and Palliative Care. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday July 1, 2012 at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Southern Pines. Mrs. Ehrhardt was predeceased by her husband Herbert Ehrhardt Jr., and their daughter Amelia Rose. Laivora...
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Tomas McHale

June 8, 2012

Tomas McHale, age 77, passed away on Friday, June 8, 2012 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Services have been entrusted to Powell Funeral Home & Crematory in Southern Pines. Online condolences at: www.PinesFunerals.com
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William Earl Ruckert

May 8, 1938 - June 2, 2012

William Earl Ruckert, 74, died June 2, 2012 at his home. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday June 10th at his home at 140 Wayland Street in Southern Pines. Born May 8, 1938 in Warren, MI he was a son of the late Gustave and Ruth Wilson Ruckert and husband of the late Sandra Woodell Ruckert. Mr. Ruckert was a US Army Veteran of the 82nd Airborne Paratroopers and a...
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Marilyn Grace Ragan

November 5, 1931 - June 1, 2012

Marilyn Grace Ragan, 80, of Knollwoood Village died Friday, June 1st, 2012 at her home. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 9th, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at Southern Pines United Methodist Church with Rev. Tommy Sweeley officiating. Born November 5, 1931 she was a daughter of the late James and Lena Dawson Sollberger and wife of the late Samuel Ragan. Mrs. Ragan was a salesperson...
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June Best Caldwell

May 26, 2012

June Best Caldwell, 86, passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at Kingswood Nursing Center. A graveside service is planned for Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 1 PM at Greenlake United Methodist Church in Ellerbe, NC. She is survived by a son, Carroll Caldwell of GA. Powell Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Caldwell family. Online condolences at: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Ruth Straka

August 3, 1929 - May 20, 2012

Mrs. Ruth Straka, 82, of Woodlake Country Club died Sunday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Powell Funeral Home and Crematory of Southern Pines is serving the Straka family. Online condolences: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Dorothy Schmolze

May 3, 2012

Dorothy Schmolze, age 96, formerly of Foxfire, died on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at NHC-Lexington in Columbia,SC. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Powell Funeral Home & Crematory in Southern Pines is serving the Schmolze family. Online condolences at: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Adeline Theresa Nicora

March 1, 2012

Southern Pines: Adeline Theresa Nicora, 86, died on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at First Health Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. Arangements are incomplete at this time. Powell Funeral Home & Crematory in Southern Pines is serving the Nicora family. Online condolences: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Roberta Keller

February 28, 2012

Durham, NC Roberta Keller, age 90 formerly of Aberdeen died Tuesday at Durham Regional Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Powell Funeral Home and Crematory in Southern Pines.
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Betty Jean Smith

February 26, 2012

Betty Jean Smith, 92, of Pinehurst died Sunday at First Health Hospice in Pinehurst. Arrangements will be announced by Powell Funeral Home and Crematory in Southern Pines. Online condolences at: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Maggie Slominski

February 25, 2012

Maggie Slominski, 83, died Saturday at her home. Arrangements will be announced by Powell Funeral Home and Crematory. Online condolences at: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Maude Adell Palumbo

February 20, 2012

Maude Adell Palumbo, age 90, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2012 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst NC. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Online condolences at: www.PinesFunerals.com
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John "Jack" Huntley Sheer

February 16, 2012

John "Jack" Huntley Sheer, 99 of Sanford died Thursday, February 16, 2011. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Powell Funeral Home & Crematory in Southern Pines is serving the Sheer family. Online condolences at: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Helen Treible Waram

October 29, 1910 - February 11, 2012

Helen Treible Waram, age 101, died Saturday, February 11, 2012 at the Penick Village in Southern Pines. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Services entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Crematory in Southern Pines. Online condolences at: www.PinesFunerals.com
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June Nemeth Cook

January 31, 2012

Southern Pines: June Nemeth Cook, age 83, passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at First Health Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Powell Funeral Home & Crematory in Southern Pines is serving the Cook family. Online condolences: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Richard Eberly

January 27, 2012

Richard Eberly, age 82, passed away on Friday, January 27, 2012 at HCR Manor Care in Pinehurst. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be later announced by Powell Funeral Home & Crematory in Southern Pines. Online condolences: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Carolyne Lewis Wooddy

January 25, 2012

Carolyne Lewis Wooddy, 85, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will later be announced by Powell Funeral Home & Crematory in Southern Pines who is serving the Wooddy family. Online condolences: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Margaret (Peggy) Pullman

September 15, 1935 - January 22, 2012

Southern Pines, NC Margaret (Peggy) Pullman, 76, died Sunday January 22, 2012 at Penick Village. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at Page Memorial United Methodist Church in Aberdeen. Burial will follow at Bethesda Cemetery. Born September 15, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Elsie Kohlhage Jarrett and wife of the late Rev. Dr....
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Charles E. "Ed" Johnson III

January 19, 2012

Charles E. (Ed) Johnson, III, 71, January 19, 2012 Powell Funeral Home and Crematory of Southern Pines is assisting the family Online condolences at: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Harvey Ledbetter

January 16, 2012

Harvey Ledbetter age 85 of Southern Pines died Monday, January 16, 2012 at Belle Meade in Southern Pines. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Online condolences at: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Eunice Montagna

January 12, 2012

Eunice Montagna, 94 died Thursday, January 12, 2012 at St. Joseph of the Pines. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Powell Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Montagna family. Online condolences: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Jack Summers

October 28, 1934 - January 4, 2012

Jack Summers, age 77, of Southern Pines died Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Powell Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Summers family. Online condolences at: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Maynard Woodbury

December 12, 2011

Whispering Pines, NC Maynard Woodbury, 89 of Whispering Pines died Monday at Peak Resource-Pinelake in Carthage. Arrangements will be announced by Powell Funeral Home and Crematory.
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Harold E Garner

April 30, 1932 - December 12, 2011

Southern Pines: Harold E Garner, age 79 of Southern Pines, died on Monday, December 12, 2011 at First Health Hospice House in Pinehurst. Arrangments will be announced by Powell Funeral Home & Crematory. Online condolences: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Jean Williamson

December 11, 2011

Pinehurst, Jean Williamson died Sunday at Quail Haven. Arrangements will be announced by Powell Funeral Home and Crematory.
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Christine Garner

June 21, 1931 - December 6, 2011

Christine Garner of Lakeview, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, December 6, 2011. She is survived by three daughters; Rebecca Oldham of Carthage, Mary Douglas of Lakeview, and Pat McRae of Lakeview. Arrangments will be announced by Powell Funeral Home & Crematory in Southern Pines. Online condolences: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Mary Lee Arnold

November 20, 2011

Mary Lee Arnold, 88, died Sunday, November 20, 2011 at First Health Moore Regional in Pinehurst. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Services entrusted to Powell Funeral Home & Crematory in Southern Pines. Online condolences: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Frances Saywell Crowder

November 16, 2011

Frances Saywell Crowder, 94, died Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at Morrison Manor in Lauringburg. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Services entrusted to Powell Funeral Home & Crematory. Online condolences: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Caroline Barton Caughman

November 4, 2011

Caroline Barton Caughman, age 90, passed away on Friday, November 4, 2011. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Powell Funeral Home & Crematory in Southern Pines is serving the Caughman family.
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Claudia Williams Carpenter

May 14, 1933 - October 6, 2011

Aberdeen: Claudia Williams Carpenter, 78, died Thursday, October 6, 2011 at First Health Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Powell Funeral Home & Crematory in Southern Pines is assisting the Carpenter family. Online condolences at: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Margaret Woodward Walker

September 18, 2011

Margaret Woodard Walker, age 91, of Southern Pines died Sunday, September 18, 2011. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Powell Funeral Home & Crematory in Southern Pines is assisting the Walker family. Online condolences at: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Regina L. Ferencz

July 2, 1928 - September 7, 2011

Regina L. Ferencz, 83, died Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at Fox Hollow Senior Living in Pinehurst. Born in Queens, NY, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Bernice Steinberg Inselberg and wife of the late Murray E. Ferencz. Mrs. Ferencz was a retired dental hygienist. Surviving are a son, Bradley J. Ferenca of East Brunswick, NJ; two grandchildren; a brother and a sister. Powell...
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Terry Wilson Baker

September 1, 2011

Terry Wilson Baker, 50 of Southern Pines died Thursday at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. Funeral services will be 6:00 PM Tuesday at Taylor Memorial Church conducted by the Rev. Joe Needham and the Rev. Mike Branscome. Burial will follow in Bethesda Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 4:00 PM. Born in Orange County, FL she was a...
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Terry Wilson Baker

September 1, 2011

Terry Wilson Baker died Thursday at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Powell Funeral Home in Southern Pines.
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David Whitney Leiss

August 29, 2011

Aberdeen, NC David Whitney Leiss, 86 years old, died Monday, August 29, 2011 at Kingswood Nursing Center in Aberdeen. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Kingswood Nursing Center. A native of Glen Ridge, NJ he was a son of the late Frederic Jacob Leiss and Mildred Graham Whitney Leiss. He was a WWII veteran and retired from Ever Ready Label company where he worked as...
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Patricia Schoonmaker Bonsal

October 19, 1936 - August 22, 2011

Patricia Schoonmaker Bonsal, "Patsy" to all who knew her, died at the age of 74 on Monday, August 22 in her home in Pinehurst, NC, following a long illness. Patsy was born on October 19, 1936 in Altoona, PA to Alma Duer and Paul Gentelini Schoonmaker, Jr. Patsy and her two siblings, Barbara and Paul, grew up in Tyrone, PA. A graduate of Penn State University, Patsy married William R. ("Rocky")...
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Doreen Campion

August 21, 2011

Doreen Campion, 78, died Sunday, August 21, 2011 at First Health Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Powell Funeral Home & Crematory in Southern Pines is assisting the Campion family. Online condolences at: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Marion Holliman Weathers

March 20, 1930 - July 19, 2011

Whispering Pines: Marion Holliman Weathers, 81 passes away on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hopsital in Pinehurst. Arrangments are incomplete at this time. Powell Funeral Home & Crematory on Southern Pines is serving the Weathers family.
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Virginia Mary Keys

November 6, 1913 - July 8, 2011

Virginia Mary Keys, 97, of Southern Pines passed away Friday, July 8, 2011. She is predeceased by her husband, Samuel N. Keys. She is survived by a son, Peter Keys and a daughter, Janet Marvin. Powell Funeral Home & Crematory in Southern Pines is assisting the Keys family. Online condolences: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Shirley Dorothy "Dot" Rooney

July 6, 2011

Shirley Dorothy “Dot” Rooney of Pinehurst passed on July 6, 2011. She was born to the late Frank and Antonette Morris on March 21, 1930 in Darien, CT. She was joined with 3 brothers; Edward (Fonda) Morris and the late Robert and Donald Morris. As a child she excelled in dance and ballet among other activities. In 1949 Dot married the late, Joseph W. “Bud” Rooney. Together they raised...
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Shirley Dorothy "Dot" Rooney

July 6, 2011

Pinehurst: Shirley Dorothy "Dot" Rooney passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2011. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Powell Funeral Home & Crematory in Southern Pines is assisting the Rooney family.
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Adrian Edward Ferguson

September 9, 1934 - June 21, 2011

Adrian Edward Ferguson, 76, died Tuesday, June 21, 2011. A memorial service will be held Friday, June, 24 at 10:30 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Columbia with a graveside service Saturday, June 25 at 10:30 a.m. in Old Bethesda Cemetery, Aberdeen, North Carolina. The family will receive visitors after the South Carolina service and at Powell Funeral Home in Southern Pines, North...
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Gloria Bateman

June 16, 2011

Gloria Bateman of Whispering Pines NC died Thursday June 16, 2011 at her residence. No services are planned. She is survived by: her husband William Carl Bateman; sons William Carl Bateman, II and wife Joanna of upstate, New York, Lawrence Bateman of Whispering Pines NC, Davis Wayne Bateman and wife Lisa of Kansas City , Missouri; daughter Sharon Taylor and husband Jim of Rome City, Indiana...
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Mary Corbett

June 7, 2011

Mary Corbett, 90, of Pinehurst passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at Fox Hollow Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Powell Funeral Home & Crematory in Southern Pines is assisting the Corbett family. Online condolences at: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Bertha M. Wondolowski

May 26, 1919 - April 14, 2011

Bertha M. Wondolowski, 91, of Whispering Pines passed away Thursday, April 14, 2011 at First Health Moore Regional Hosptial in Pinehurst. Powell Funeral Home in Southern Pines is serving the Wondolowski family and will announce the arrangements when complete. Online condolences may be made at: www.PinesFunerals.com
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Arlene McKenzie Williams

August 28, 1922 - March 30, 2011

Mrs. Arlene McKenzie Williams, 88, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at First Health Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, April 1, 2011 at Powell Funeral Home in Southern Pines with visitation being from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM before the funeral service. Burial will follow at Pinelawn Memorial Park. She is the daughter of the late John...
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Anne Gaitley Chandler

March 9, 2011

Anne Gaitley Chandler, 88, of Pinehurst passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at First Health Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Powell Funeral Home in Southern Pines is serving the Chandler family.
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Bruce Rizzo

May 5, 1937 - March 7, 2011

Bruce Rizzo, 73, of Candor passed away Monday, March 7, 2011 at First Health Hospice at Baaseiah Family Care Home in Candor. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Powell Funeral Home & Crematory in Southern Pines is serving the family.
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Eldred Cirule

January 31, 2011

Pinehurst, NC Eldred Cirule, age 87 of Pinehurst died Monday at her residence. Arrangements will be announced by Powell Funeral Home and Crematory.
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Michael G. Walsh, Jr.

April 26, 1933 - January 24, 2011

Michael G. Walsh, Jr., 77, of Southern Pines passed away Monday, January 24, 2011 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Powell Funeral Home & crematory in Southern Pines is serving the Walsh family.
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Margaret Evelyn Sartori

September 11, 1917 - August 20, 2010

Margaret Evelyn Sartori, 92, passed away at St. Joseph of the Pines on August 20. Evelyn, as she was known, was born in New York City on September 11, 1917, to William and Mary Fogarty, of Ireland. She was one of five children and spent her life in New York City until 2006 when she moved to Southern Pines. She was married to John Sartori for 63 years, until his death in 2004. Her career...
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Carolyn E. Stuart

May 7, 1940 - August 4, 2010

Sanford, NC Carolyn E. Stuart, age 70 died Wednesday (August 4, 2010) at Lee County Nursing Center in Sanford. Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Sunday at Powell Funeral Home in Southern Pines conducted by the Rev. Curtis Barbery burial will follow at Beulah Hill Baptist Church cemetery. A native of Moore County she was a daughter of the late Johnnie and Laveria Elizabeth Ussery Stuart...
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Marion Burns Walsh

October 13, 1935 - June 7, 2010

Southern Pines, NC Marion Burns Walsh, an incredible mother and loving wife, passed away Monday (June 7, 2010) at her home with her family by her side. All who knew her always said, “I love your Mom, she is just a great woman” and she was. She was born October 13, 1935 and was 74 years young. Marion moved to Southern Pines from Saratoga Springs, NY where she met and later married Dr....
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Abe Siemen

March 30, 2010

Abe Siemen, RADM, US Coast Guard Ret., age 86, of Whispering Pines died Tuesday (March 30, 2010) in Elizabeth City. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Powell Funeral Home and Crematory in Southern Pines.
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Bobbie Jean Monroe

July 27, 1954 - March 30, 2010

Bobbie Jean Monroe, age 55, of Aberdeen died Tuesday (March 30, 2010) at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Powell Funeral Home and Crematory in Southern Pines.
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