05/13/05 — JACOB RAIFORD

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A funeral service for Jacob Leon Raiford will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Christ Memorial Church Ministries. Apostle L. E. Sawyer will officiate. Burial will follow in the Old Mill Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Bettie Jean Raiford; six sons, Kenneth Raiford, John Raiford of Georgia, Donald Ray Raiford and Jacob Raiford both of Florida, Ralph Newsome and Robert Newsome; three daughters, Carol Bryant, Shirley Mack and Patricia McNeil; one sister, Darleen Wade of Charlotte; one brother, Clee Raiford of San Diego, Calif.; 26 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

The viewing will be held Saturday from 1 until 6 p.m. and the family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries.

Condolences may be faxed to 731-4338 or e-mailed to mcintyrefhm@aol.com

Published in Obituaries on May 13, 2005 1:25 PM