Obits for Nov. 1

First Posted: 11/1/2011

Lacy Bullard Jr.


Lacy Bullard Jr., also known as “Buddy” or “Bear,” 58, of 116 Crocodile Road in Maxton, departed this lifeOct. 30, 2011, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Thompson’s Funeral Home Chapel, the Revs. Greg Locklear and Ronald Bryant officiating. Burial will follow at Preston Cemetery.

He was born on Sept. 6, 1953, to the late Lacy and Lillian Bullard.

In addition to his parents, Bullard is preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Ann Bullard; and two sisters, Laura L. Bullard and Betty F. Thompson.

Bullard leaves to cherish his memories a son, Christopher Lee Bullard and wif, Nicole, both of Maxton; a daughter, Melinda Sue Bullard of Lumberton; four grandchildren, Christopher Dashawn Bullard Jr., Zeniah Oceana Bullard, Zavion Dakoda Bullard and Shannon Ann Bullard; three brothers, Wade Bullard and wife Lisa and Latham Bullard and wife Danielle, all of Maxton; and Michael Edward Bullard and wife Teresa, both of Red Springs; four sisters, Ann Christine Bullard and husband Waymond, Betty Loise Lowery and husband Dexter, Loria Mae Locklear, and Leana M. Copeland and husband Ernest, all of Maxton; and a great host of other relatives and friends.

The visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Thompson’s Funeral Home in Pembroke.

Paid obituary

Pauline Bordeaux


Pauline Hardee Bordeaux, 85, died on Oct. 29, 2011, at the Southeastern Hospice House after an extended battle with cancer.

The funeral for Mrs. Bordeaux will be 2 p.m. today at the Floyd Memorial Chapel. Interment will be in the Floyd Memory Gardens.

She was born March 8, 1926, and lived most of her earlier life in Whiteville. For 57 years she was married to James Garland Bordeaux and she served alongside of him as he was the pastor of several churches in North Carolina.

Bordeaux was preceded in death by her mother and father, Conley and Miram Hardee; and her loving husband, the Rev. James Garland Bordeaux.

Bordeaux is survived by two sons, Dr. C.J. Bordeaux and his wife Donna, both of Durham; their sons, Jeremy and Jackson and his wife Melissa; two great-grandsons, Cameron and Conley III; her youngest son, Darrell and his wife Terri, both of High Point; and their daughters, Leah and Rebekah.

She is also survived by her extended family and closest friends, Jimmy and Pam Green; and their daughters Kim, Tracey and Jimmi-Lyn.

In lieu of flowers, please make a gift to the Southeastern Hospice House, 1100 Pine Run Drive, Lumberton, N.C., 28358 or the Community Home Care & Hospice, 2402 N. Roberts Ave., Lumberton, N.C., 28358.

The family of Mrs. Bordeaux would like to graciously thank the staff and nurses of the Highland Acres Nursing and Rehab Center for their love and concern for Mrs. Bordeaux while she was a resident there. They would also like to thank the staff and nurses of the Community Home Care & Hospice for their professional and caring way and the Southeastern Hospice House for its tenderness and gentleness with her during her last hours.

Paid obituary

Colleen Lambert


Colleen Jones Lambert, 59, of Maxton, passed away on Oct. 30, 2011.

The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Sycamore Hill Holiness Church, officiated by the Revs. Floyd Hunt and Terry Cummings. Burial will follow in the Preston Cemetery in Maxton.

Colleen was born Jan. 27, 1952, in Robeson County, one of 12 children of the late George L. Barton and Edith Jones Barton. She was a devoted homemaker and worked in food services with Townsend Middle School. She served as a member of the Sycamore Hill Holiness Church. She enjoyed fishing at the beach and cooking, especially baking cakes. Colleen will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister.

She is survived by her husband Bill Lambert, of their home in Maxton; a daughter, Felecia Faye Lambert of Maxton; a son, Burt Kendall Lambert and wife Jody, both of Maxton; brothers, Michael Barton, Larry Barton, Daryl Barton, Lloyd Barton, Terry Barton and Jervice Barton, all of Maxton, Bob Barton of Hamlet, Stevenson Barton of Quinton, Va.; sisters, Betty Ann Dial and Cynthia Locklear, both of Maxton, and Onita Barton of Fayetteville; six grandchildren, Wyatt Noah Dial, Halona Michal Dial, Malaki Kaedon Lambert, Honey Bee Lambert, Nehemiah Breeze Lambert, and Nikolai Jax Lambert; many nieces; many nephews; and a host of family and friends.

The visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Sycamore Hill Holiness Church in Maxton.

Services entrusted to Richard Boles Funeral Service.

Paid obituary

Ann Kinlaw


Ann Victoria Freeman Stone Kinlaw, 64, of Lumberton, died at her residence on Oct. 30, 2011.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Floyd Memorial Chapel, the Rev. Joseph Bruce officiating. Burial will follow in New Hollywood Cemetery.

She was born in Robeson County on Oct. 28, 1947, to Neil Ander Freeman and Elouise Taylor Freeman. She was previously employed as hostess at Hampton Inn in Lumberton.

She was preceded in death by her father, Neil Ander Freeman; and her former husbands, Ernest Milton Stone and Atlas Lennon Kinlaw.

Kinlaw is survived by her mother, Elouise Taylor Freeman of Lumberton; a son, George Stone and fiancée Holley Morrow, both of the home; daughter, Sara Russ and husband Daniel, both of Supply; a brother, Luther Harris Freeman of Lumberton; a sister, Linda Cheryl Wilkerson of Lumberton; and five grandchildren, Kattie Crawford, Kimberly Crawford, Steven Russ, Summer Hackett and Perry Lilley.

The visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Floyd Mortuary & Crematory Inc., 809 E. Fifth St., in Lumberton and at other times at 168 Milan Drove, Lot 10 in Lumberton.

Paid obituary

Doris Bartley


Doris Paul Bartley, 90, of Lumberton, died on Oct. 24, 2011, at Wesley Pines Retirement Center in Lumberton.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Floyd Memorial Chapel in Lumberton, the Rev. Joe Bounds officiating. Burial will follow in Meadowbrook Cemetery in Lumberton.

She was born in Robeson County on July 4, 1921, to the late Rev. Elias Asbury Paul and Minnie Davis Paul. She was a school teacher for the Public Schools of Robeson County.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert D. Bartley.

Bartley is survived by 12 nieces and nephews.

The visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. before the service.

Paid obituary

Herbert Shepherd


Herbert Dan Shepherd, 65, of Lumberton, died Oct. 29, 2011, at Southeastern Hospice House.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Long Branch Baptist Church, the Rev. Jeff Broadwell officiating. Burial will follow in Gardens of Faith Cemetery in Lumberton.

Surviving are his wife, Katie Lou Shepherd of the home; two sons, Keith Hucks of Clayton, and Joey Hucks of Lumberton; two sisters, Ann Jackson of St. Pauls and Kathie Young of Lumberton; and two grandchildren.

Arrangements by Floyd Mortuary & Crematory in Lumberton.

Keyha Ray

St. Pauls

Keyha Ray, 37, of St. Pauls, died Oct. 27, 2011, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in St. Pauls, the Rev. Fredrick Murray officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Surviving are a daughter, Keyshaee Ray; her parents, Mary Ray and Robert Ray, both of St. Pauls; two brothers, Briderick Ray and Roderick Johnson; and a sister, Bridget Glover.

Arrangements by McKoy & Sons Mortuary in St. Pauls.

Lena Stephens


Lena Stephens, 58, of 171 Windsor Drive, died Oct. 28, 2011, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Colvin Funeral Home Chapel, Elder T.J. Hill officiating. Burial will follow in Meadowbrook Cemetery.

Surviving are two daughters, Gail Crawford and Lena McMillan, both of Lumberton; three brothers, John McCollum of Newburgh, N.Y., Nathaniel McCollum of Winston-Salem, and Ray McCollum of Kinston; five sisters, Queen Davis of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., JoAnne Melvin, Lucille Bethea, Peggy Hill, and Lynetta Rogers, all of Lumberton; and three grandchildren.

The visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Colvin Funeral Home in Lumberton.

Daneshia Slater


Daneshia Manning Slater, 39, of 128 Irene Drive, died Oct. 27, 2011, at Southeastern Hospice House.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Fairmont, the Rev. Chester Hopkins Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Fairmont Cemetery in Fairmont.

Surviving are her husband, Eric Slater; a stepson, Nile Slater; two daughters, Rahasia Flemister and N’Naya Flemister; a stepdaughter, Kenya Slater; her parents, Thelma Manning and Lewis Clybrun; and three brothers, Reginald Clybrun, James Daniels, and Tony Manigualt.

The visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. before the service at the church and other times at the home.

Arrangements by Hill’s Funeral Home in Fairmont.

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