Sylvia Sue McCaskill, age 73 died Monday, August 11, 2014 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.


Funeral  services will be 2:00 PM Thursday, August 14, 2014 at Eureka Presbyterian Church conducted by the Reverend Ed Boyce.   Burial will follow in the church cemetery.


Sylvia was a native of Moore County, daughter of the late Edgar Murchison and Emma Thomas Oldham. Sylvia was a homemaker and worked in the family business. She enjoyed traveling, especially to the beach, gardening, flowers and reading. Sylvia was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, she enjoyed spending time with family most  of all.


Sylvia is survived by her husband of 53 years, Laverne Blue  McCaskill; sons: Richard McCaskill and wife Patricia, Mitchell McCaskill and wife Tracy, daughter: Jane Horney and husband Philip, all of Carthage, grandchildren: Matthew, Crystal, Michelle, James, Emily, Maggie, Meghan, Savannah, Mason, Caroline and Bryson, 11 great grandchildren, brother: Tom Oldham and wife Ann, twin sister: Sophia Cook and husband Larry, sisters: Lynne Miller and husband Randy, and Emma Williams.


The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August, 13, 2014 form 6 to 8 PM at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home and other times at the home.


Memorials may be made to Eureka Presbyterian Church , 2155 Farm Life School Road, Carthage, NC 28327.


Fry and Prickett Home is assisting the McCaskill family.




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  1. Jane, Phillip, Blue, and all the family, I am so sorry Susan and I are out of town and won’t be able to express our condolences personally, but please know you are in our thoughts and prayers during this sad time. May God bring you comfort.


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