Section 4     Blocks 33-65

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BLOCK 33

Vacant

BLOCK 34

1. Ted Johnson had a sheet metal and wood shop in a tin building. (He made what- not shelves, etc.) Later it was a business operated by Marvin Raney and T. T. Matthews. Ock Thomas operated a car garage in back.

2.Herbert Matthews House

(Ross Road cuts through this block)

BLOCK 35

1. Earline and Harvey Stewart lived here and before them, Truby and Letha Powell, as well as Ted and Ruth Johnson.

2. Duplex - Selwyn and Betty Allred O’Quinn, and later Freddy Brown lived here.

3. The store built next door to Pipkins was their store.

4. Arthur and Elsie Pipkin (parents of Sue P. Thomas) included a store and living quarters in the 1940s.
Also on Block 35 facing Front Street is the Lillington Baptist Church Cemetery.

BLOCK 36

1. The Lee and Alda Chaffin Home was later home to Effie and Andy Jackson.

2. Beecham Family whose children were Haywood, Guy, Vincent. Later P. W. and Zula Matthews lived here.

3. Mr. and Mrs. John O. Sutton and daughter Martha lived here.

4. Charlie and Anna Rich Home.  Later Harvey and Earline Stewart lived here. (gone)

BLOCK 37

1. Rev. R. A. Hall was a Baptist minister in Bunnlevel and elsewhere. This was originally the Marsh Family homeplace according to a Marsh descendant. (gone)

BLOCK 38

1. The Wadsworth family, the Johnny Dean family during World War II, and the Hoyle Secrest family all lived here at one time or another.

2. Joe and Margaret Gourlay Home
3. J. C. and Kathleen Hatley Home - Leslie and Elizabeth Matthews lived here later.
4. Dr. and Mrs. A. C. Wyatt Home  - Their children were Tommy and Marjorie.
5. R. K. and Ella Footman
The white brick house on the corner of Eleventh and Killiegray was not built until after 1950 by Bob Parker.

BLOCK 39

1. Christine and Reid Ross (before them the Baileys, Mr. Bailey was the first motorcycle highway patrolman in Harnett County)

2. Howard and Mary Watkins

3. Irene Lassiter and Helen Hoffman

BLOCK 40

1. Burren and Cornelia Stout, later John Balance and Pearl Lee. Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Ross, Bernice and Lib Ligon.

2. Campbell Family (children Graham and Frankie and Bruce (Elsie Brown's aunt was Mrs. Campbell) John and Pearl Johnson (plumber) was Ted Johnson's brother; The west side of the house would have been facing 11th St.

The water tank was in the center of this block

BLOCK 41

 Part of Civilian Conservation Corps Camp

BLOCK 42-43

Vacant

BLOCK 44

1. Lanier home place (Joe, Jeff, Merrimon, Mabel)

2. Carl and Vara Bethune Kelly

3. Merrimon and Rosa Belle Bethune Lanier
4. Sam Watkins
5. T.T. and Lucille Matthews
6. K. G. and Dora Mace

7. Lynwood and Hettie Hamilton
John Pat and Fay Marie Matthews Hamilton lived in the garage apartment behind the house.

BLOCK 45-46

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1. High School, constructed 1926.

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2. Elementary School constructed 1913-14

3. Tin gym (was built from second-hand materials)

4 Teacherage. Mrs. S. P. J. Lee was in charge of the teacherage at one time. (She was Charlotte Renn's mother.)

BLOCK 47

1. Dr. Sam and Aileen McKoy (he was a dentist and she was the first public librarian, daughter was Jean McKoy)

2. Rental house
3. J. Ray Johnson property
4. Mabel Lanier and J. Ray Johnson

BLOCK 48

1. Clarence and Mamie Mann family (children Roger, Helen, Lynn, Sam)

2. Thora and Max Womble

3. Ruth and W. E. (Bill) Awbrey

4. Bill and Miriam Walsh

5. Leslie and Bessie Matthews (birthplace of Billy Ray Matthews)

BLOCK 49

1. John and Pearl Johnson

2. Truby and Letha Powell

3. Green Heights Grill (Mr. Brantley was the first owner) Then Edison Quick and Mr. Hall later on owned it.)

4. T. V. and Magdalene Page

5. Duplex

6. Fred and Hazel Holloway

7. Carl and Irene Womble, Thora and Max Womble

8. John A. Senter property

BLOCK 50

Gravel pit "castle" they quit digging there around 1927.

BLOCK 51

The Quonset hut on the corner was built before 1950 for fertilizer. Superior Seed Company run by C. R.(Mamie) Ammons.

BLOCK 52

1. R. M. Turlington built this house, then traded property with Johnny Blackmon who was building a house in the next block.

2. Casey Fowler
3. C. R. and Mamie Ammons
4. Walter Marsh family. Daughter Ida Mae "Tiny" Marsh (the house is over 75 years old)

BLOCK 53-54

lhsagbldgbaseballbleachers.jpg (342273 bytes) Back of school ball field, fence, (1) agriculture building, (2) grandstand

BLOCK 55

T. D. O'Quinn home (Joe Anthony lived here first)

BLOCK 56

Vacant

BLOCK 57

1. Joe P. Smith family

2. Stewart Hockaday home (William Thomas and Linda J. Hockaday were parents of Stewart)
3. Dan Ballard (Children: Frank, Halford, Kathryn)

BLOCK 58

Vacant

BLOCK 59

Hamilton House (Frank and his sisters)

BLOCK 60

Vacant

BLOCK 61

Vacant

BLOCK 62

Vacant

BLOCK 63

1. Holland Home

BLOCK 64

1. John A. and Pearl Johnson. Later Buchanans lived there.

2. Rant Turlington, father of Melvin, Jack, George, Bessie, Gordon

BLOCK 65

1. Julius Holloway Home

2. Ballard Home

End of McNeill and Fourteenth streets

1. Walter Lanier

2. John Early Womble

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11/13/2003