Obituaries

Posted 5/20/21

jeremy ‘chad’ smith

Jeremy “Chad” Smith, 39, of Bear Creek, passed away Friday, May 14, 2021, at Moore Regional Hospital.

A graveside service was held on Monday, May 17, 2021, at 2 a.m. …

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jeremy ‘chad’ smith

Jeremy “Chad” Smith, 39, of Bear Creek, passed away Friday, May 14, 2021, at Moore Regional Hospital.

A graveside service was held on Monday, May 17, 2021, at 2 a.m. at Pleasant Grove Christian Church with Rev. Don Edwards presiding.

He was born in Chatham County on December 5, 1981, to Billy Joe and Jeannette Whitt Smith. He attended Pleasant Grove Christian Church and was a salesman for C.E.D.

He is survived by his parents, Billy Joe and Jeannette Smith of the home; brother, Christopher Lynn Smith of Bear Creek; and grandmother, Mary Dell Smith, of Bear Creek.

Condolences may be offered online at: www.joycebradychapel.com .

aluther allen

Mr. Aluther Allen, 81, formerly of Chatham County, passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2021, in Broooklyn, N.Y.

A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at Knotts Funeral Home in Sanford. Burial followed in Lee Memory Gardens.

ANDREW GEORGE SIEGNER JR.

Andrew George Siegner Jr. (Andy), 96, died on May 15, 2021.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at First Baptist Church of Sanford. Burial followed at Lee Memory Gardens.

Andy was a member of First Baptist Church of Sanford. He was born in Sanford on January 9, 1925, to the late Leila Bobbitt Siegner and Andrew George Siegner, Sr. He was preceded in death by his parents, and sisters, Catherine S. Thomas and Leila Mae S. Mann. He was a Boy Scout earning the rank of Star Scout. Andy joined the U.S. Navy, serving in World War II on the USS Albemarle in the South Pacific. He had owned Jones Printing Company until his retirement. Through his life of service, he built 384 wheelchair ramps for families and individuals in Lee County. He received the Governor’s Volunteer Award for this work.

Survivors include his wife of 76 years, Audrey Thomas Siegner; children: Andrew G. Siegner III of Bear Creek, Carolyn S. Spivey of Sanford, Judith S. Thomas of Sanford; nine grandchildren, and 23 great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions can be made to First Baptist Church, Wheel Chair Fund or Capital Improvements Fund, 202 Summit Dr., Sanford, N.C. 27330

Online condolences may be made at www.rogerspickard.com .

WALLIE CONNER LAMM

Wallie Conner Lamm, 79, of Sanford, passed away on Monday, May 17, 2021 at his home.

A graveside service was held on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Cameron Grove Cemetery with Pastor Darrell Wood officiating.

He was born in Lee County on October 11, 1941, to the late Nathaniel Lee Lamm and Letha Mae Godwin Lamm. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his siblings Earl Lamm, Margie Thomas and Juanita Crissman. Wallie worked for Line Construction for 10 years, then worked at Central Electric Membership Corporation where he retired after 32 years.

Mr. Lamm is survived by his wife of 40 years, Janice; daughter, Vickie Edmonds of Cameron; sons, Lee Lamm and John Lamm, both of Sanford; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Condolences may be made at www.bridgescameronfuneralhome.com .

DANNY WAYNE CRAIG

Danny Wayne Craig, 69, of Sanford, passed away on Saturday, May 15, 2021, at Central Carolina Hospital.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 20, 2021, from 2 to 3 p.m. at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow in the chapel at 3 p.m. with Rev. Bob Yandle officiating. Burial will be at Grace Chapel Church Cemetery.

He was born in Lee County on May 3, 1952, to the late Cecil Calvin Craig and Nellie Virginia Kirby Craig. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Brenda Craig and son Daniel Craig. Danny was retired from Weyerhauser where he worked for 40 years.

He is survived by his daughter, Joyce Marie Craig Herring of Carthage; brother, Paul Craig of Sanford; sisters Judy Craig Davis of Georgia and Joan Craig Suddarth of Sanford; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Arrangements by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home.

Condolences may be made at www.bridgescameronfuneralhome.com .

Yolanda Yevette Crump

Yolanda Yevette “Oodie” Crump, 52, of Sanford, passed away Friday, May 7, 2021, at Central Carolina Hospital.

Funeral service was held at 3 p.m. Friday, May 14, 2021, at Knotts Funeral Home.

Yolanda was born January 15, 1969, to Theressa Crump Jackson and the late Robert Crump.

Randolph Thomas Fox Sr.

Randolph Thomas Fox Sr., 66, of Sanford, passed away on Friday, May 7, 2021, at Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 13, 2021, at Knotts Funeral Home.

Luther Tillman Byrd

Luther Tillman Byrd, 91, of Broadway, died Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at Duke Hospice - Hock Family Pavilion in Durham.

Graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at the Shallow Well Church Cemetery with Jody McNeill officiating.

He was born in Lee County, son of the Luther Garland and Elizabeth Queen Womack Byrd. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Neil M. Byrd and sister, Ella Savannah McCain.

No immediate survivors.

Online condolences can be made at www.smithfuneralhomebroadway.com .

Marvin Taylor Sr.

Mr. Marvin Taylor Sr., 83, passed away Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at Westfield Rehabilitation and Health Center in Sanford.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., My 18, 2021 at Lee Memory Gardens.

CHARLES EDWARD COX

Charles Edward Cox, 75, of Broadway, passed away Saturday, May 15, 2021, at his residence.

Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at Cameron Grove A.M.E. Zion Church with burial following in the church cemetery.

margaret ann (McLean) Baker

Ms. Margaret Ann McLean Baker, 71, of Sanford passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2021, at her residence.

Services entrusted to Knotts Funeral Home.

Venice (Tysor) Dowdy

Ms. Venice Dowdy, 88, of Sanford passed away on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at Central Carolina Hospital.

Professional services entrusted to Knotts Funeral Home.

DEMETRIUS LAMUR SNIPES

Demetrius Lamur Snipes, 29, of Sanford, passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2021.

Services entrusted to Knotts Funeral Home.

DORETHA SCOTTEN MATTHEWS

Doretha Scotten Matthews, 72, of Siler City, passed away Monday, May 10, 2021, at Laurels of Chatham in Pittsboro.

Services entrusted to Knotts Funeral Home of Siler City.

Chiquita Danielle Harris

Chiquita Danielle Harris, 36, of Graham, passed away Saturday, May 15, 2021, at her residence.

Services entrusted to Knotts Funeral Home, Pittsboro.

Timothy Andrea Dorsett

Timothy Andrea Dorsett, 45, passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2021, in Fayetteville.

Services entrusted to Knotts Funeral Home, Sanford.

Theresa ANN (PRATT) ALSTON

Theresa Ann (Pratt) Alston, 64, passed away Friday, May 14, 2021, at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro.

Services entrusted to Knotts Funeral Home, Pittsboro.

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