Kenansville - Lydia Ann Quinn Sutton, 55, of Kenansville passed away Thursday, August 6, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. Lydia was born in Freeport, TX January 13, 1965 to Lydia S. Quinn and the late, Lonnie Edward Quinn.
Lydia is survived by her husband James R. “Randy” Sutton of the home, Mother, Lydia S. Quinn of Kenansville; daughters, Jessica Elaine Roman and husband, Ezequiel Toro-Roman of Kenansville, Jennifer Ann Sutton of Kenansville and Nikki Smith and husband Jeremy of Beulaville; brothers, Andy Quinn and wife, Beth of Anniston, AL, David Quinn and Angela of Beulaville, Lonnie Quinn of Wilmington and Marcus Quinn and wife, Jennifer of Anniston, AL; sister, Angie Nicholson and husband, Timmy of Kenansville; grandchildren, Natalie Roman, Brady Smith and Eliana Roman.
Visitation will be held 6-8:00 pm, Saturday, August 8, 2020 at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw. Family and friends may come by the funeral home 10:00am - 5:00 pm Saturday to view and sign the register. A memorial service will be held 4:00 pm, Sunday, August 9, 2020 at the family home, 703 East Wards Bridge Rd, Kenansville, NC 28349.
In lieu of flowers, memorials May be made to Lydia Sutton Memorial c/o Potter’s Wheel Ministries, P. O. Box 8, Mount Olive, NC 28365.
Magnolia-Bobbie-Jo Leigh Tucker, 22, of Magnolia passed away suddenly Friday, July 17, 2020 in Sylva, NC. Bobbie-Jo was born in Duplin County August 6, 1997 to David Scott Tucker and Tammy Stokes Tucker.
A visitation is scheduled for 6:30pm Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw. The funeral service will be held at 7:00pm following the visitation. Burial will be in the Devotional Gardens Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 10:00am.
Bobbie-Jo is survived by parents David and Tammy Tucker of Magnolia; sisters, Tabitha T. Farrow and husband, Josh of Mountain City, TN and Hannah T. McCandless and husband, Brandon of Beulaville; niece, Scarlett McCandless and nephew, Hudson Farrow; grandparents, Robert and Joan Tucker of MI, and Gerald and Linda Stokes of Wallace; great grandparents, Stanley and Peggy Humphrey of Chinquapin; aunts and uncles, Kevin and Sally Tucker of MI, Mark and Karen Tucker of New York, Janice and Thomas Hall of Magnolia, Jason and Christina Stokes of Wallace and Donald and Mary Parker of Wallace; and numerous cousins.
Warsaw - Thomas Oberl Rabon, 82, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2020 at his home. Mr. Rabon was born August 17, 1937 in Horry County, SC to the late Hope B. Rabon and Louise Lupo Rabon.
A private graveside service will be held Saturday, July 18, 2020.
Mr. Rabon is survived by wife, Sue Godbold Rabon of Warsaw, NC; daughter, Beth Pope Miller and husband, Kurt of Garner; two grandchildren, Caitlin Elizabeth and Philip Christian Miller; brother, Michael C. Rabon of Warsaw; sisters, Colene P. Taylor, Wanda R. Causey, and Sylvia R. Graham all of South Carolina; special nephews, Johnny Godbold and wife, Janet of Warsaw and Jonathan Graham of SC, numerous nieces and nephews; special friend, companion, and caregiver, Carmen Jernigan; special friend and apartment complex manager, Amanda Johnson Jones; and four legged son, Sam Ezekiel Rabon.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Rabon was preceded in death by brother, H. B. Rabon, Jr. and sister, Deliah Reel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to: Masonic Home for Children at Oxford, 600 College Street, Oxford, NC 27565-2758 or Calvary Baptist Church Scholarship Fund, make checks payable to: Calvary Baptist Church, P. O. Box 734, Warsaw, NC 28398, please note "Educational Scholarship Fund" in the memo of the check.
Warsaw-Kirby Leon Strickland, 67, of Warsaw passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Mr. Strickland was born September 1, 1952 in Wayne County to the late Walter Strickland and Frances Rogers Strickland.
A celebration of life for Mr. Strickland will be held at 1:00pm Saturday, July 11, 2020 at his home at 231 Old Court House Rd., Warsaw.
Mr. Strickland is survived by wife, Linda Best Strickland of Warsaw, son, Ben Strickland and wife, Mallory of Warsaw; daughters, Dawn Whitman and husband, Robbie of Kenansville and Candy Lynn Gurney and husband, Joseph of Wilmington; sister, Brenda Sanderson and husband, Dail of Richlands; grandchildren, Taylor Riner and husband, Austin, McKayla Whitman, Amber Strickland, Khale Gurney, Hailey Strickland, Kaydan Gurney, Fairyn Gurney, and Nicole Saladana; great grandchild, Tristen Riner.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Strickland was preceded in death by brother, Curtis Strickland.
Warsaw - Margaret Elizabeth Miller Tucker, 90, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Tucker was born September 14, 1929 in Lenoir County, NC to the late Lonnie Horace Miller and Ida Mae Murphy Miller.
Mrs. Tucker was a faithful member of West Duplin Free Will Baptist Church.
Mrs. Tucker is survived by her son, Donald Tucker and wife, Becky; daughters, Kathy T. Hunter and husband, Willie Dee, and Linda T. Bell and husband James Rex Bell, Sr.; 17 grandchildren, 35 Great Grandchildren, and 8 Great-Great Grandchildren. She is also survived by three brothers, Bud Rashie Miller and wife, Linda Kay, Jimmy Lee Miller and wife, Geralene, Connie Ray Miller; four sisters, Ida Mae Miller Moore, Dorothy Belle Miller Price, Patsy Louise Miller Mercer and husband, Dwight; Brenda Fay Miller Moore and husband, James Michael.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Tucker was preceded in death by her husband, William Jennings Tucker; son, Frank Edward Tucker, brothers, Albert Miller, Sr., Morris Edward Miller, Lonnie H. Miller, John Richard Miller.
Visitation will be held 7:00 - 9:00p.m., Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw. A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at West Duplin Free Will Baptist Church with burial to follow in Devotional Gardens, Warsaw, NC.
Rose Hill-Johnnie Hubert Gautier, Jr., 60, of Rose Hill, passed away suddenly at his home on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Mr. Gautier was born in Wayne County to the late Johnnie Hubert Gautier and Myrtle Pate Gautier.
The funeral service will be held 2:00pm Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Community Funeral Home Chapel of Warsaw. Burial will follow in the Faison Cemetery. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
Mr. Gautier is survived by sisters, Emma Robinson of Rose Hill, Martha Poindexter of Teachey and Patricia Ann Cranmer and husband Larry of MO; nephews, Jonathan Cranmer, Joey Robinson, Bobby Poindexter and Beverly and Steven Poindexter and Amanda and numerous great nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Mr.Gautier was preceded in death by brother-in-laws Eddie Robinson and Robert Poindexter.
In lieu of flowers donation may be made to The Church of God c/o Barbara Hatcher 308 River Rd. Wallace, NC 28466.
Magnolia - Leland Edward Horne, 81, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at Mary Gran Nursing Center in Clinton, NC. Mr. Horne was born December 18, 1938 to the late Leslie T. Horne and Ethie Kennedy Horne.
A graveside service will be held 11:00am, Saturday, June 20, 2020 in Devotional Gardens.
Mr. Horne is survived by daughter, Mary H. Raynor and husband, Stephen of Clinton; step-daughter, Gloria Ferguson and husband, James of Vass; brother, Thomas Horne of Washington, NC; sisters, Eleanor Faye Fox and husband, Gary of OH, Geraldine Horton of PA, Ora Lee Cottle of Beulaville, five grandchildren, Melissa Maddy, Joseph Ezzell, III, Greg Ferguson, James Ferguson, III, and Sharon Holder; four great grandchildren, Sierra Ezzell Sammie Ezzell, Tony Holder and Savannah Ferguson.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Horne was preceded in death by wife, Mary Magdline Foss Horne, brothers, Eugene Horne and Earl Horne.
Arizona - Reba Sauls Jones, 81, passed away May 26, 2020 in Washington County, Utah. Mrs. Jones was born June 15, 1938 in Pikeville, NC. She was the daughter of the late James Sauls Sr. and Ruby Pope Sauls.
A graveside service will be held 4:00 p.m., Thursday, June 11, 2020 in Pinecrest Cemetery, Warsaw, NC.
Mrs. Jones is survived by a son, Charles Adrian Jones, Jr. and wife, Lori of Texas; daughter, Andrea Sauls Massey and husband, Allan of Arizona; five grandchildren, Chuck Marlin Adolfs, J. T. Jones, Rebecca Oceguera, Allie Jones, and Madilynn Rose Jones; two great grandchildren, Avianna and Zackary Oceguera. She is also survived by three brothers, Jimmy Sauls and wife, Betty of Warsaw, Jack Sauls of Warsaw, and Leon “Punk” Driver and wife, Audrey of Wilson, NC; and two sisters, Edith Ann Futrell and husband, Bobby of Pikeville, NC and Joyce Hedgepeth of Virginia.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Adrian Jones, Sr.
Magnolia - Teresa Diane Kinsey Williams, passed away June 3, 2020 at her home. Mrs. Williams was born June 26, 1956 in Wayne County, NC to George and Mary Lou Bennett Kinsey.
Diane is survived by her husband, Keith Williams of the home; sons, Phillip Williams and wife, Lynette of Clinton, James Kevin Williams and wife, Jordan of Warsaw; daughters, Crystal W. Smith and husband, Craig of Pink Hill and Ashley W. Grady and husband, Ben of Kenansville; brothers, Dwight Kinsey of Magnolia and Jerry Kinsey of Warsaw; sister, Jeanette Croom and husband, Earl of Florida; grandchildren, Sara Beth Ellis and husband, Norri, Emily Green, Jordan Williams, Harrison Williams, Lily Williams, Lakyn Smith, Sladyn Smith, Jaxon Smith, Griffin Williams, Graylee Williams, Mason Grady and Hunter Grady.
In addition to her parents, Diane was preceded in death by brother, Larry Kinsey.
A memorial service will be held 11:00am Saturday, June 6, 2020 at Community Funeral Home Chapel. A visitation will follow the service.
The family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her memory be made to Remnant Community Church, 401 N. Norwood St., Wallace, NC 28466.
Magnolia - Joe Douglas “Doug” Malone, 48, passed away, Saturday May 30, 2020 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC. Mr. Malone was born November 2, 1971 in Duplin County to Grace G. Malone and the late Clarence Thomas Malone.
A visitation will be held 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw, Inc. A funeral service will be held 2:00 pm, Wednesday June 3, 2020 in Community Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Devotional Gardens.
Doug is survived by his loving wife, Rhonda W. Malone of Magnolia; beloved daughters, Ashley Renee Blanton and husband, Charles Aaron of Teachey and Jo Dee Malone of Magnolia; two grandchildren, Nicholas Scott and Addison Nicole Blanton; sister, Ginger Hall and husband, Lee Roy of Magnolia; and three brothers, Clarence Thomas “Tommy” Malone and wife, Benji of Teachey, Daryle Scott Malone of Magnolia, Michael Paul Malone of Wallace.
Doug was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Thomas Malone.
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