Warsaw - James Wentworth West was born the youngest of seven children in December of 1938 to the late Noah Wentworth and Lillian Steele Bennett West of Warsaw, NC. He grew up on the farm and played sports in high school and football at Wake Forest College. He also attended Mt. Olive College, and worked a few other jobs before he returned to the farm to build a life for himself and his family. James married Sandra Faye Smith in 1964 and together they had and raised three daughters and enjoyed four grandchildren.
James died Saturday, October 6, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers George Wayne West and John Bennett West, his sisters Doris West Smoke and Elizabeth West Farrior. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Smith West, daughters Deborah West Cooper, Lisa Grace West, and Karen West Shipp and husband Todd; and his four grandchildren Ethan Clark Grimmer and wife Aimee, Patrick Alexander and Mikayla Grace Shipp and Silas Alden Cooper; his sisters Edna Rae West Ryals and Ella Mae West Bason and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation is scheduled for 2 pm on October 11, 2018 with service following at 3 pm. at Community Funeral Home in Warsaw, NC. Burial will follow at the Devotional Gardens. The family will also welcome visitors at the West home following the burial.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Eastern Baptist Association, 109 North Center Street, Warsaw, NC 28398.
Rose Hill - Faye T. Jones, 84, passed away Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 in Snellville, GA. Prior to moving to Georgia, Mrs. Jones lived for many years in Kure Beach, NC.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the Community Funeral Home in Rose Hill. Visitation will follow the service.
Mrs. Jones was born June 2, 1934 in Duplin County to the late Leland Glenn Teachey, Sr. and Lila Mae Bell Teachey. Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Lee Jones.
She is survived by her daughter, Glenda J. Kanner and husband, James, of Lilburn, GA, her son, Daniel Lee Jones and Stacey Tompkins of Rose Hill, NC, and four grandchildren, Russ Kanner, Allison Kanner, Anna Jones, and Bobbi Jones.
Wanona Jane Strickland, 71, passed away October 1, 2018 at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton, NC. Miss Strickland was born December 24, 1946 in Duplin County, NC to the late E. F. Strickland and Janie Weeks Strickland.
A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 4, 2018 in Harnett Devotional Gardens in Dunn, NC.
Magnolia - William Forest Dail, Jr., 93, passed away October 1, 2018 at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville, NC. Mr. Dail was born February 4, 1925 in Wilson County, NC.
A graveside service will be held 1:00 p.m., Friday, October 5, 2018 in Cumberland Memorial Gardens in Fayetteville, NC.
Mr. Dail is survived by son, Kenneth Douglas Cooke and wife, Linda of Fayetteville, NC; daughters, Connie C. Hayes of Oak Island, NC and Glenda Dail Duncklee of Harkers Island; eleven grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
Mr. Dail was preceded in death by parents, Willie F. Dail and Verna Fields Dail; wife, Elizabeth Ezzell Dail; sons Charlie James Cooke and Curtis Joseph Cooke.