Obituaries Jan. 15


First Posted: 1/15/2009

Kent Locklear
Maxton
Kent Locklear, 28, of 172 Fergus Drive, died Jan. 11, 2008, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at White Hill Freewill Baptist Church, the Revs. Phillip Locklear, Kevin Locklear, and Fredrick Locklear officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Locklear was born on Aug. 30, 1979.
Surviving are his parents, Sterlin (Bobby) and Vergie L. Locklear of the home; two brothers, Christopher Locklear and his wife Tonya, and the Rev. Philip Locklear and his wife Amy, all of Maxton; a sister, Billie Jo Locklear of the home; four nephews, Brannigan, O’Ryan, Caleb, and Wyastie; and three nieces, Harlie, Kierra, and Lee Ann.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at White Hill Freewill Baptist Church.
Online condolences can be made at www.locklearandsonfuneralhome.com
Paid obituary

Brandon Murray
Lumberton
Brandon Jake Murray, 16, of 527 Bowman Road, died Jan. 12, 2008, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Cornerstone Freewill Mission Church, the Revs. Crafton Chavis, Buddy Bullard, and Larry Locklear officiating. Burial will follow in New Point Baptist Church Cemetery.
Murray was born in Robeson County on Aug. 6, 1991.
He is survived by his father, Terry Dwight Murray and his fianc/e Melissa Ray; his mother, Genleen Murray; three brothers, Jerry Matthew Murray, Terry Murray Jr. and Bryan Christopher Murray, all of Lumberton; a half-brother, Daniel Ray Murray of Lumberton; paternal grandparents, the Rev. Jack and Wilma Murray, both of Lumberton; maternal grandmother, Rachel Mitchell of Lumberton; maternal grandfather and step randmother, William Mitchell and Joyce Mitchell of Lumberton.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Revels Funeral Home of Lumberton.
Paid obituary

Michael Rogers
Lumberton
Michael T. Rogers died Jan. 12, 2008, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
A memorial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at East Lumberton Baptist Church, the Rev. Dr. Lynn Bullock officiating.
Rogers was born on July 8, 1951, in Robeson County. He was the son of the late Wavon Haskell and Millie Vivian Thompson Rogers.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Haskell Rogers.
Surviving are a son, Phillip Rogers of Lumberton; two daughters, Daniela Angelon and Amy Salim, both of Charlotte; three brothers, James Rogers of Virginia, Danny Kay Rogers and Carl Rogers, both of Lumberton; four sisters, Jeanine Thorndyke of Lumberton, Earlene Smith of Virginia, Patricia Taylor of Leland and Debbie Sanderson of Whiteville; and two grandchildren.
The family will receive friends following the service at the church.
Biggs Funeral Home in Lumberton is serving the family.
Paid obituary

Madison Rabon
Bladenboro
Madison “Mad Cat” Rabon, 16, entered into eternal rest on Jan. 12, 2008, at UNC-Chapel Hill.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Living Springs Church, the Rev. Jerry Green officiating. Entombment will follow in Bladen Memorial Gardens.
Rabon was a 10th-grader at West Bladen High School. He loved to hunt, fish, loved all sports, and he loved the young ladies.
Madison is survived by his parents, Robert and Samantha Rabon, both of the home; two brothers, Robert J. Rabon and Elliot Rabon, both of the home; a sister, Teresa M. Rabon of Bladenboro; paternal grandparents, Roy Lee and Evelyn Todd, both of Bladenboro; maternal grandparents, James and Peggy Hester, both of Bladenboro; a great-grandmother, Lena Callahan of Elizabethtown; and a niece, Nevaeh Johnson of Bladenboro.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Bladen Funeral Home.
Services entrusted to Bladen Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.
Online condolences may be made at www.bladenfuneralhome.com.
Paid obituary

Horace Bowen
Bladenboro
Horace Furney Bowen, 79, died Jan. 13, 2008, at Columbus Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Bladenboro, Dr. Russell Cherry officiating. Burial will follow in Pinecrest Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, Betty Bowen; two sons, Joey Bowen and Rick Bowen, both of Bladenboro; two daughters, Donna Crutchfield of Greenville, and Laura Allbright of Bladenboro; a brother, E.C. Bowen of Bladenboro; a sister, Juanita Rhodes of Binghamton, N.Y.; and five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at First Baptist Church in Bladenboro.
Online condolences may be made at www.bladenfuneralhome.com.

Hattie Pegues
Laurinburg
Hattie Pegues, 83, of 609 Anne St., died Jan. 10, 2008, at home.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Union Grove Church in Laurinburg, the Rev. George Ellis officiating. Burial will follow in Patterson Cemetery in Laurel Hill.
Surviving are seven daughters, Mattie Miller of Queens, N.Y., Mary Ann Pegues, Lillie Dockery, Hattie Ray, Mary Elizabeth Pegues and Patricia McDonald, all of Laurinburg, and Girtrue Sinclair of Charlotte; four sons, Eddie Pegues and Leroy Pegues, both of Laurinburg, Everett Pegues of Laurel Hill and Fairley Pegues of Lumberton; a brother, James McDonald of Laurinburg; two sisters, Girtrue Coney of Lumberton and Catherine McLean of Laurinburg; 22 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
The visitation will be from 6 to 7 tonight at McPhatter Funeral Home.

Mary Covington
Gibson
Mary Florence Covington, 67, of 9281 Gibson Road, N.C. 79, died Jan. 12, 2008, at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh.
A memorial will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at McPhatter Funeral Home in Laurel Hill, the Rev. M. McMillian officiating.
Surviving are two daughters, Sheila Morton of Baltimore and Georgia Anderson of Gibson; four brothers, Thomas, Ed, and Henry Foster, all of Wallace, S.C., and Gordon Foster of Philadelphia; and eight grandchildren.

Allen Locklear Jr.
Pembroke
Allen Michael Mitchell Locklear Jr., infant, died Jan. 12, 2008, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
A graveside service will be 3:30 p.m. today at Hunt’s family cemetery in Pembroke.

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