at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Jamie Pearce and Rev. Survivors include her husband, Walter Mc Neill of the home; daughter, Amy Roth and husband Darryl of Coleridge; son, Alan Mc Neill of the home; sisters, Carlene Lucas, Martha Moore and husband Ronnie, Mabel Sykes and husband Pete, Bonnie Lambe, all of Asheboro; brothers, Paul Hayes of Asheboro, Frank Hayes and wife Belinda of Asheboro; grandchildren, Allyson Roth, Brittany Roth, Tyler Roth, Dylan Roth, Gracie Mc Neill, and three great-grandchildren. Maxine Bowden, 96, of Siler City died Thursday, () at Genesis Health Care, Siler City. Surviving is his wife of 54 years, Betty (Perry) Price; two sons, Kenneth Ray Price and wife Pamela of De Funiak Springs, FL, James Carl Price and wife Lori of Greensboro, NC; brother, Billy L. Memorials may be made to Mount Vernon United Methodist Church Building Fund, c/o David Smith,157 Sylvan School Road, Snow Camp, NC 27349. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 2 p.m. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Merle Stumpf. Smith & Buckner is in charge of funeral arrangements. To my family and friends, “I will forever love you all.” Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the family.Price and wife Ann of Roxboro, NC; grandchildren, Payton, Alexander, Jacob, Nicholas, Avan; and many loving nieces and nephews. at Tyson’s Creek Baptist Church, where she was a member, with Rev. She is survived by daughters, Dawn Stumpf, of the home, Bonnie Reynolds of Carthage, Jamie Brady and husband Rodney of Bear Creek; son; Douglas Merle Stumpf of the home; grandchildren, Holly Reynolds and fiance’ Jeff Wunsch of Aberdeen, Chad Reynolds and wife Christina of PA., Jordan Brady and Aaron Brady, both of Bear Creek; sisters, Berta Lou Scott and husband Hoyte of Bear Creek, Sue Ann Farlow and husband Frank of Raleigh; brothers, Billy Joe Phillips and Garry Phillips, both of Bear Creek; and numerous nieces and nephews. Luther Craig Bush, Jr., (Major USAF Ret), age 76, of Silk Hope Road, Siler Citypassed away Sunday, July 14, 2013 at UNC Hospitals. was a career military officer in the United States Air Force where he served in Texas, Florida, Alaska, Delaware, Mississippi, Alabama, Hawaii and New Jersey stateside as well as Taiwan and Vietnam as a radar observer in fighter jets and later as a navigator in cargo planes. No formal visitation was held but condolences may be offered at: Annie Margaret Maness Phillips, 86, of Siler City, passed peacefully, Monday, July 15, 2013 at the home of her son. Phillips was born in Randolph County on February 28, 1927, the daughter of Millard and Lula (Hicks) Maness. and James Allen Maness; sisters, Eula Darr and Lessie Mote. Jane Mc Culloch Blair died peacefully at home on Saturday, July 13, 2013 after a very brief illness.
Interment followed in the Floral Garden Park Cemetery.
at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home and other times at the family home. Louise was blessed with great talent and a beautiful singing voice, having performed at many weddings, funerals, and at church. He attended Mount Vernon United Methodist Churchand retired, after 31 years of service, as a salesman with Elanco Products, Inc., a division of Eli Lilly. She was part owner of Southern Supreme Fruitcake Company, where she loved coming up with new candy items. He was a trained appliance repair technician and owned Bush-Cockman Appliance in Siler Citybefore opening and operating Bush TV and Appliances and Bush Video Store in Libertyuntil 2001. Family and close friends were invited to the graveside service. Phillips and wife Chasity of Siler City; great-grandchildren Chastity Ryser, Megan Johnson, Christian Phillips and Lily Phillips; brothers, Charlie and Tom Maness of Snow Camp, Earl and Gurney Maness of Liberty, Millard Maness, Jr.
The funeral will be Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 2 p.m. Memorials may be made to breast cancer research or a charity of donor’s choice. Louise Hayes Mc Neill, 59, of Ramseur, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, July 18, 2013 at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. Monday, July 22, 2013, at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, with Dr. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Grace Hicks Hays. In retirement he enjoyed farming, gardening, traveling and spending time with his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters and two brothers. The family received friends following the service in the church fellowship hall. Ethelda Phillips Stumpf, 81, of7490 Siler City-Glendon Road, Bear Creek, passed away Thursday, July 11, 2013 at Moses Cone Hospitalin Greensboro. Her passion in life was caring for her family, friends and everybody she came in contact with. Grandchildren are Shane and Troy Spencer and Dylan, Liam and Olivia Tastet. Luther is survived by one sister, Brenda Willis of Bolivia, NC, and one brother, James R. Luther was a member of First Baptist Church of Siler City. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 314 North Second Avenue, Siler City, NC 27344. of Siler City; sister, Doris Guthrie of Siler City; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a dear friend and former daughter-in-law, Betty Phillips.
George Curtis Phillips, 80, a resident of Trinity, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Saturday, July 20, 2013, following a brief illness. George was self-employed and worked with his wife Shirley.
George was born February 22, 1933 in Bear Creek, N. They owned and operated Glen’s Monogram for many years.
The funeral was held Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 2 p.m. Visitation was held Friday, July 12, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. He was a native of Roanoke, Virginiaand the oldest of four children born to the late Luther Bush, Sr. He was married to Carol Johnson Bush for fifty-four years. She worked in textiles and later retired after serving many years as a nursing assistant. The funeral will be held at Loves Creek Baptist Church, Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 2 p.m with Rev. The family will receive friends at the church from p.m., prior to the service. She was born May 24, 1922 in Elizabethtown, NC, the daughter of Elizabethtown City Attorney and Bladen County State Senator E. Mc Culloch and Jessie Lee Sugg Mc Culloch, former Publisher and Editor of the Bladen Journal.