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Edward Duane "Eddie" Briles resident of Haskell, Texas passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, December 1, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Haskell with Mr. John Greeson and Rev. Jim McCurley officiating. Interment will follow at Willow Cemetery. Visitation is planned for Saturday evening, November 30 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home located at 304 N. 2nd Street. Born March 6, 1954 at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Oakland, CA to Dennis Ray Briles and Wanda Nelle McCain Briles. He married Teresa Ann Rhoads on May 26, 1973 in Rule, Texas, preceded in death by his father, Dennis Ray Briles; mother, Wanda McCain Briles; grandparents, George Abe Briles and Irene Felton Briles, OJ McCain and Ada Belle Place McCain, W.O. (Bill) Kittley and Elsie (Tottie) McCain Kittley, father-in-law, Eugene Rhoads. Survived by his wife, Teresa of Haskell; daughter, Brandi Beard and husband Jon of Lubbock; son, Jason Briles and wife Jennifer of Graham; brother, Art Briles and wife Jan of Waco. In addition, he is survived by 6 grandchildren, Trinity and Brieley Anthony, Kash Beard, and Braylee, Brenna, and Brett Briles; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. Serving as pallbearers for Eddie are Keith Briles, Dale Carroll, Keith Everett, Johnny Fouts, Andy Gannaway, and Jimmy Lisle.
Lena Cordelia Thyfault Briles of Pritchett Colorado died in her home November 26, 2013. Born to Arthur and Jessie Thyfault on October 31, 1934 in Pritchett, Colorado. Lena leaves behind her loving husband, Elmer A. Briles, her son Arthur E. Briles and daughter-in-law Lonnie F. Briles, her grandson Geoffrey A. Briles, her sister Loretta Bradburn and many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Abstract from Maltbie Funeral Home in Colorado. Elmer A Briles is the son of the late Walter & Jennie Lowe Briles.
Paul Cletus Hulin, 65, died Thursday morning, November 21, 2013 at his residence. A graveside service will be held Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 2 P.M. in Pleasant Union Christian Church Cemetery with Rev. Clayton Stoneman officiating. Mr. Hulin will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville until the service hour. Born September 12, 1948 in Randolph County, a son of the late Charlie Cletus Hulin and Annie McDowell Hulin. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sons, Larry Hulin and Clint Hulin and a great-granddaughter, Grace Ann Gayheart. Surviving are a daughter, Rose Ann Gayheart and husband Danny of High Point; a son, Glenn Cletus Hulin of Greensboro; step-daughter Tammy Lankford and husband Curtis of Lexington; step-son, Alfred Malson, Jr. and wife Penny of Bennettsville, S.C.; sister, Rosa Lee Hulin of Thomasville; granddaughter, Paula Ann Moore of High Point; four great-grandchildren, Jacob, Jonah, Mia and Americus.
Mr. Hulin is the grandson of the late Josie Briles Hulin
Allene Ella Crotts Summey, 85, of Asheboro, NC, died Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at Mountain Vista Health Park. A funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 pm Thursday, November 21, 2013, at the Randolph Memorial Park Chapel Mausoleum with Rev. Billy Joe Yates officiating. Native of Randolph County, NC, Mrs. Summey was born August 17, 1928. She was the daughter of the late William Thomas Crotts and Covie Ella Hunt Crotts. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Summey was preceded in death by her daughter, Janice Allene Summey. Survived by her husband, William Astor Summey, of the home; son, William Lee Summey and wife, Harriett, of Asheboro, NC; grandchildren, Dana Moose and husband, Whit Jr., of Mt. Pleasant, NC, Brent Summey and wife, Kimrey, of Asheboro, NC, great grandchildren, Jacob Moose, KayDee Summey; several nieces and nephews. NOTE: Her husband, William Astor Summey is the son of the late Jesse & Gertrude Briles Summey
Charles Samuel Briles, 63, of Asheboro, NC, passed Saturday, November 16, 2013, at his residence. A graveside service is scheduled for 11:00 am Thursday, November 21, 2013, at Randolph Memorial Park with Dr. Richard Crider officiating. A native of Randolph County, NC, Mr. Briles was born July 15, 1950; preceded in death by his father, Charles Dalton Briles. Survived by his daughter, Leanna Giles and husband, Bob, of Burlington, NC; mother, Ruth Gallimore Tedder, of Asheboro; sister, Bonnie Blue and husband, Leighton, of Fayetteville, NC; granddaughter, Mary Chandler Giles; one niece and one nephew.
William Thomas "Tom" Hutchins, Sr. age 93, of High Point died November 12, 2013 at High Point Regional Hospital. Family will greet friends in the Asbury Room at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church Friday from 2:00 until 3:00 pm. Funeral services will be held 3:00 pm Friday in the chapel of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church with the Reverend Dr. Alexander J. Ward and the Reverend Richard Howle officiating. Entombment will follow in the mausoleum at Floral Garden Memorial Park Born on January 5, 1920 a son of the late Walter Lee Hutchins and Essie Robbins Hutchins; preceded in death by a sister Olive Elizabeth Hutchins Myers. Surviving are his wife of 66 years, Frances O'Lean Bragg Hutchins; son William Thomas Hutchins, Jr. and wife Nancy of Raleigh; grandchildren Melissa Dawn Hutchins Edlin and husband Brian, Ryan Thomas Hutchins and wife Erin, great grandchildren, Brian Scott Edlin and Caroline Joyce Hutchins all of Raleigh and one brother Kenneth Lee Hutchins and wife Sara of Jamestown and several nieces and nephews.
Direct line to Briles: Hollen Briles Gregson
Jewel Pierce Watford, 78, passed Thursday morning, November 7, 2013 at the Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington. Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 3 P.M. at Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. David Bowman officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Watford will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home until taken to the church thirty minutes prior to the service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 5 p.m. until 8p.m. and other times at the home. Born October 11, 1935 in Randolph County, a daughter of Royce Pierce and Millie Barnes Pierce. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son, Allen Watford; a sister Pauline Gordon and a brother Don Pierce. Surviving are her husband John Benjamin Watford of the home; a daughter, Kay Watford and her husband John Collett, III of Thomasville; sons, Sam Watford and wife Karen, Frank Watford and wife Robin, Ben Watford and wife Mitzi and Luther Watford, all of Thomasville; sisters, Louise Elberson and husband Jim of Thomasville and Mary Hughes of Denton; brothers, Charles Pierce and wife Glenda of Lexington and Dolan Pierce and wife Bonnie of Thomasville; Eight Grandchildren and Two Great-Grandchildren. Direct line twice to Briles: Mary Briles Pearce and Margaret Briles Kindley
Jimmy Lee Floyd, 59, of Asheboro, NC, died Monday, October 28, 2013, at The Randolph Hospice House. A funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 pm Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at Sawyersville Wesleyan Church with Rev. Jeff Garner officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at Sawyersville Wesleyan Church and other times at the home of his parents.
A native of Randolph County, NC, Mr. Floyd was born October 19, 1954.Survived by his daughter, Leesa Perdue and husband Joe, of Trinity, NC; sons, Donnie Floyd, Danny Floyd, both of Randleman, NC; parents, Thurman and Reba Hoover Floyd; sisters, Judy Albright and husband, Carroll, of Asheboro, NC, Sandra Willoughby and husband, Jim, of Denton, NC; brother, Gerry Floyd and wife, Rebecca, of Asheboro, NC; grandchildren, Kara, Allie, Braxton, Thurman; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Direct line to Briles, twice: Paternal=Shadrach & Margaret Briles Kindley. Maternal=Jonas & Rachel Briles Hoover
ASHEBORO-Jack Dawes Pierce, 88, of Asheboro, NC, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at The Randolph Hospice House. Funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, October 26, 2013, at West Bend United Methodist Church with Rev. Drew McIntyre officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memorial Park in Asheboro. Native of Guilford County, NC, Mr. Pierce was born Oct. 30, 1924. He was the son of the late Frank Melvin Pierce and Nancy Ellen Peele Pierce. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Rayford Pierce. Survived by his wife, Ruby Cain Pierce, of the home; daughter, Jackie Pierce Vuncanon and husband, Tim, of Raleigh, NC; son, Aldy Richard Pierce and fiancee, Teresa Morton, of Asheboro, NC; sisters, Allene Yow, Frances Tesh, both of Asheboro, NC, Ina Mae Hill and husband, J.D., of Thomasville, NC; grandchildren, Azure Rudd and husband, Seth, Josh Vuncanon, Amanda Pierce and fiance, Michael Yow, Hannah Poston and husband, David, Daniel Pierce, T. J. Anderson, Josh Anderson and wife Rhona, April Anderson and fiance, Paul Walker; great grandchildren, Riley Poston, Mattie Poston, Eli Poston, Braxton Walker, Caleb Anderson and Kaylah Anderson.
Direct line to Briles: Mary Briles Pierce
Marion Summey Briles, 80, died Monday, October 21, 2013 at the Henry Etta & Bruce Hinkle Hospice House. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 4:00 PM at Zion United Church of Christ with Rev. James Simonds and Rev. Dr. Joe D. Coltrane officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Born on February 27, 1933 in Davidson County to Russel J. Briles and Zola Summey Briles. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Mock Hilton Briles on February 9, 2001, whom he married on December 19, 1953. Surviving are his sons, David N. Briles and wife Carolyn of Monroe, GA, Joseph A. Briles and wife Patty of Smithfield, NC, and Jonathan H. Briles of Thomasville; brother, Lee Briles and wife Ruth of Jamestown; sister, Rusaline Cassidy of Trinity; and four grandchildren, Michael Briles, Megan Briles, Stephanie Briles, and Beth Briles.
Pauline Pierce Gordon, 75, of Denton, died Saturday, October 12, 2013 at her residence. Funeral Service will be 4:00 PM Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at Old Fashioned Baptist Church, with Rev. Jeremy Pierce, Rev. Daniel Little and Rev. David Price officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Born November 30, 1937 in Randolph County, the daughter of Royce Reese "Bill" and Millie Frances Barnes Pierce. She was a homemaker and was preceded in death by her husband, David Lee Gordon in 1994 and a brother, Don Pierce. Survived by a son, Roger Gordon of Denton; 4 daughters, June Gailey and husband Conrad of Lexington, Janice Hughes of Asheboro, Cindy Peacock and husband Stephen of Denton and Tara Clontz of Denton; 2 brothers, Charles Pierce of Lexington and Dolan Pierce of Thomasville; 3 sisters, Jewel Watford and Louise Elberson, both of Thomasville and Mary Hughes of Denton; 11 Grandchildren; 16 Great-grandchildren. Direct line to Briles X2: Ansel & Mary Briles Pearce (Pierce Line) and Shadrach & Margaret Briles Kindley (Barnes Line)
Erman Eugene Black, 76, a resident of Tabernacle Church Rd., died Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at the Hospice Home at High Point. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church with Rev. Myra Ward-Brown and Rev. Craig O'Hara officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Born on April 27, 1937 in Randolph County to James Lee Black and Nannie Alma Briles Black. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Fallie Lou Hooks Black on May 23, 1983, whom he married January 29, 1955; sister, Kathleen Mabe; brother, James Black; and two grandsons, Donnie Nance and Steve Deatherage. Surviving are two daughters, Debbie Coleman and husband Robert of the home, and Teresa Nance and husband Billy of Lexington; one grandson, Ricky Nance of Polkton, NC; and one great-granddaughter, Skylar Nance.
Edward Forest Swicegood, II, age 71, of Asheboro died Monday, September 23, 2013 at Woodland Hill Care & Rehabilitation, Asheboro. A private graveside service will be held at a later date at West Bend United Methodist Church Cemetery. Born January 21, 1942 in Asheboro to Edward F. and Hazel McCain Swicegood; preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Kearns Swicegood and daughter, Paula S. Swing. Survived by his son, Ted Swicegood and his wife Penny of Asheboro; grandson, Ethan Swing of Asheboro; brother, Tommy Swicegood and his wife Peggy of North Myrtle Beach, SC; nephew, Ben Swicegood.
Briles line x2: Sarah Briles McCain and Crawford & Mary Briles Rush
Mary Frances Kinley Luck, 70, of Asheboro, NC, died Friday, September 13, 2013, at The Randolph Hospice House. A funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 pm Sunday, September 15, 2013, at Ulah Church of God with Rev. Alex Shelton officiating. Wake: Family will receive friends from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Saturday, September 14, 2013, at Ridge Funeral Home and other times at the home of Johnny and Alicia Luck.Burial will follow at Hopewell Friends Meeting Cemetery in Asheboro. Native of Davidson County, NC, Mrs. Luck was born October 22, 1942. She was the daughter of the late Fred Edward Kinley and Elsie Pauline Parks Kinley. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Luck was preceded in death by her sisters, Lois Ashley, Joyce Greene, Lorene Luck and her brother, Ray Gene Luck. Survived by her husband of 53 years, David H. Luck; of the home; sons, Johnny E. Luck and wife, Alicia, Timothy D. Luck, Kevin A. Luck, all of Asheboro; sister, Norma Jean Voncannon and husband, Clinton, of Asheboro; brothers, William Edward "Ed" Kinley and wife, Colleen, of Denton, Albert Lee Kinley and wife, Gladys, of Trinity, Terry Wayne Kinley and wife, Rita, of Asheboro, Daniel Ray Kinley and wife, Janice, of Lexington, Kenneth Dale Kinley and wife, Marilyn, of Seagrove, Ralph Dean Kinley, of Asheboro; grandchildren, Jacob Luck, Luke Luck, Noah Luck and Brent Luck.
Direct line to Nancy Briles Kindley and Margaret Briles Kindley
Irene Clifton Briles, 96, died September 3, 2013 at Friends Home Guilford. A celebration of her life will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, September 5, at Hanes-Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel with interment to follow in Guilford Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Born in Patrick, VA to the late Mr. and Mrs. S. Lester and Lillie M. Martin Clifton. She married Philip F. Simmons who died in 1943 while in France serving in WWII. Her second husband, Austin Hughes Briles died in 1998. She is survived by her son, Doyle Simmons and wife Kathy of Greensboro; grandchildren, Clifton Simmons and wife Laura and Steven Simmons both of Greensboro; great grandchildren, Traci Simmons, Quentin Simmons, Stephanie Simmons, and Michelle Simmons; and several nieces and nephews. Databases have updated!
Amy Annette Leonard, age 53 of Lexington, NC died Monday, August 19, 2013 at her residence. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, August 24 at Jackson Creek Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Billy Joe Yates. .Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery. Family will see friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Friday at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton and other times at the residence of the sister Vickie Yates on Jarrell Road. Born June 29, 1960 in Davidson County to Nession Leonard and Frances Summey Leonard. Survived by her sons, Shaun Smith and Chad Smith both of Lexington; sisters, Vickie Yates and husband Billy Joe, Donna Harrison and husband Mickey all of Lexington and Judy Bryant and husband Darrell of Thomasville.
Granddaughter of Gertrude Briles Summey
Jack Dempsey Hunt Sr. passed Sunday afternoon at 5:25p.m. in the Hospice Home of High Point. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday at 3:00p.m. from the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service on Eastchester Dr. by the Rev. Steve Smith and Rev. Don Duncan. Interment will follow in the Floral Garden Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday at 1:30p.m. until the hour of the service. Born July 23, 1935 in Randolph County a son of Jessie Williams Hunt. On October 25, l955 he was married to Nancy Armentrout who survives of the home. Also surviving are 2 daughters; Mrs. Randy (Patti) Russell and Mrs. Salvatore (Karen) Matthews both of High Point; 1 Son Jack D. Hunt Jr. of Thomasville; 2 Brothers; Gene Hunt and wife Leslie of Kernersville and Buster Hunt of High Point; 6 Grandchildren; Courtnee Swaim and husband Silas, Nicholas Hargrove and wife Kaila, Maigan Sanders and husband Charles; Jack Hunt III , Corey Hunt and Evan Hunt; 3 Great Grandchildren; Julian Hunt, Jacob Sanders and Nicholas Grant Hargrove.
Direct line to Margaret Briles Kindley
Ruth Jane Small Surratt, age 90, of Trinity died Thursday, August 15, 2013 at the Randolph Hospice House. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Pierce's Chapel Primitive Baptist Church, Ross Wood Rd., Trinity with Elder Ted Morton and Rev. Johnny Ray Gardner officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends on Friday, August 16, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro. Born on March 6, 1923 in Trinity, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.O. Small. In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by her husband Edward Surratt. Survived by her son, Edward "Eddie" Surratt, Jr. and his wife Sheila of Trinity; granddaughter, Michelle Surratt Sarvis and her husband Mike of Trinity; great grandson, Justin Woody of Trinity; and sister, Lois Jordan of Greensboro.
Direct line to Mary Briles Pearce
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Beta testing for the Briles Information Radio Network is complete, which brings us to phase II of the project. Many thanks to SamVibe for the free service during the testing process. The beta testing consisted of a 24-hour loop of pre-recorded programming with no live content. We now move to the actual implementation of the radio station to allow for live broadcasting with a toll free line for requests and interviews, remote broadcasting, and SKYPE contact capabilities. Final phase should be complete within the next two months. Stay Tuned!
C. Wayne Loflin, passed away at his home on August 13, 2013. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 16, 2013 at Marlboro Friends Meeting, 2668 Marlboro Church Rd., Sophia with Rev. Ricky Sessoms officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. A visitation will be held in the Sunday School wing after the services.Born in the Edgar area of Sophia on September 28, 1927 to Alva E. and Ethel Davis Loflin. Preceded in death by his parents: Alva and Ethel Davis Loflin; wife, Louise Webster Loflin; daughter, LuEllen Loflin Morgan; sisters, Iris Cashatt, Edith Wagoner, Virginia Parks and Treva Pearman. Survived by son: Clifford W. Loflin, Jr. and his wife Patricia of Sophia; daughter and her husband: Linda L. and Roger Thuotte of Hillsborough, NC; son-in-law, Mark Morgan of Sophia; grandchildren, Laura Thuotte Bibb and her husband Ben, Daniel Loflin, Rachel Loflin Maguire and her husband Chris, Greg Thuotte, Madelyn Morgan and Wyatt Morgan; great grandson, Luke Bibb.
Direct line to Elizabeth Briles Laughlin
Magalene McDowell Cook, 87 of Archdale died Sunday, August 11, 2013 at High Point Regional Hospital. Funeral services for Mrs. Cook will be held 3:00 pm Tuesday at Fairview United Methodist Church with the Reverend Harold Shives and the Reverend Nancy Krall officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale. Born March 26, 1926 in Guilford County she is a daughter of the late Alfred Levi McDowell and Mamie SIlman McDowell .She was married to Paul Thomas Cook who preceded her in death on February 23, 1986. Also preceding her in death are her parents and sisters Eloise Reid, Dorothy "Dot" McDonald and Betty Davis and brothers George McDowell, Riley McDowell and Reverend Garland McDowell. Survived by one son Gary Paul Cook and his wife Sherrie of Trinity and two wonderful grandchildren, Tyler Paul Cook and Travis Lee Cook whom she loved and cared for very much. She is also survived by siblings, Julius McDowell of Trinity, Terry McDowell and wife Margie of High Point, Lera Owen of Archdale, Martha Shives and husband Reverend Harold Shives of Archdale and Irene Parks and husband Richard of St. Lucey, FL.
Direct line to Rachel Briles Hoover!
Justin Thomas Parrish, 23, of Denton, died Saturday, August 3, 2013 in the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 4 P.M. in Cid United Methodist Church with Rev. Sandy Young and Rev. Robert Hedrick officiating. The family will receive friends at the church immediately following the service. J.C. Green & Sons is assisting the family. Born February 19, 1990 in Guilford County a son of Phil Steven Parrish and Pamela Kearns Parrish. He was preceded in death by a brother, Baby Michael. On March 12, 2010 he was married to Shannon Hedrick, who survives of the home. Also surviving are his parents, Pamela "Pam" Parrish and Steven "Steve" Parrish, both of Thomasville; a daughter, Keely Parrish of the home; son, Ryan Parrish of the home; step-daughter, Hannah Stacy of the home; step-sons, Jordan Stacy and Skylar Stacy of Archdale; sisters, Alysha Parrish of Lexington and Gracie Parrish of Thomasville; brothers, Michael Parrish and wife Kerry of Troy, Xzavier Parrish and Landon Parrish, both of Thomasville; maternal grandmother, Jane Edwards of High Point.
Direct line to Briles twice: Alfred & Charity Briles Pierce and Jonas & Rachel Briles Hoover. Link is great grandfather Numie Parrish for both lines.
Faith Routh Scism, 75 of Archdale pass Saturday, July 27, 2013 at her home. Funeral services for Mrs. Scism will be held 11:00 am Wednesday at Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Following the interment the family will greet friends in the church. Born April 10, 1938 in Randolph County she is a daughter of the late Kernie Routh and Bertie Hill Routh. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Donald Scism on August 13, 2004 and a sister Christine R. Jordan and a brother Gene Routh. Survived by one son David K. Scism and wife Ronda of Thomasville and a grandson Phillip Keith Scism of Thomasville. She is also survived by her siblings Anne Harrell, Carl E. Routh, Shirley R. Holder, Curtis Routh and wife Jean and Sue R. Stroud and two sisters-in-law Linda Sink and Becky Kearns.
Direct line to Briles, twice: First grandmother is Bertha Roanna Briles. Paternal line goes through Shadrach & Margaret Briles Kindley
HENDERSON-Denise Ann Briles, age 51, died Saturday, July 27, 2013. Memorial services will be held Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 1:00 PM in the J.M. White Funeral Home Chapel conducted by the Rev. Steve Goode and the Rev. Mike Briles. The family will receive friends Saturday prior to the service from noon until 1:00 PM at J. M. White Funeral Home. Born in Columbus, MS on August 3, 1961, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Beebe and Maxine Vollmer Beebe of Hendersonville, NC. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Frank Briles and daughter, Shannon Briles of the home.
SOPHIA-Teresa Ann Loflin Haithcox, 54, of Sophia died Sunday, July 21, 2013, at her home. The family will receive friends Thursday, July 25, 2013, from 12:30-1:45 p.m. at Pugh Funeral Home, 600 S Main St., Randleman. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. in the chapel. Burial will follow at Randolph Memorial Park, Asheboro. Native of Randolph County and born May 1, 1959 to the late Thomas Arthur Loflin and Shirley Routh Griffin who survives. Preceded in death by her grandmother, Clara Routh. Survived by her son, Brandon Moser; mother, Shirley Griffin of Sophia; brothers, Dale Loflin and his wife Thea of Sophia, Ricky Loflin and his wife Karen of Trinity and Scott Loflin and his wife Rachel of Asheboro; nephews, Josh Loflin and his wife Veronica of Randleman, Issac and Matthew Loflin both of Asheboro; niece, Dasha Oxendine and her husband Jeremy of Trinity; great nieces, Emily and Cheyenne Oxendine of Trinity; and faithful canine companion Jasmine.
Direct Line to Briles: Elizabeth Briles Laughlin her great great grandmother
Sallie Bell Hill Yates, 91, died Sunday, July 21, 2013 at the High Point Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 2 p.m. in J.C. Green & Sons Chapel with Rev. Mike Orman officiating. Burial will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Born August 7, 1921 in Davidson County, a daughter of the late Hosey Presley Hill and May Hunt Hill. Mrs. She was married to Leon Nathaniel Yates who preceded her in death July 1, 2011. Surviving are a son, Tony Leon Yates of Portsmouth, Virginia; grandchildren, Bryan Nathan Yates and wife Tammi of Portsmouth, Virginia and Lorrie Lee Spivey and husband Bradley of Thomasville; and Seven Great-Grandchildren.
Direct line to Briles: Shadrach & Margaret Briles Kindley
While checking death notices around the county I came upon one with direct ties to Briles in Randolph County, specifically the granddaughter of John & Elizabeth Welborn Briles. Alberta "Beth" Briles Gentry, daughter of John Charles & Dessie Duvall Briles passed away January 24th of this year in Ottawa, Kansas. Beth, her parents, and husband are buried at Highand Cemetery in Ottawa, KS. We have updated Dessie's information and added the cemetery. We apologize for missing this earlier. Below is Beth's death notice.
Alberta Elizabeth "Beth" Briles Gentry passed away Thursday, January 24, 2013 in Ottawa, Kansas. Family and friends will meet for a Graveside Service at 11:00 A.M. Monday, January 28, 2013, at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa, with a Memorial Service at Trinity United Methodist Church Ottawa, 1:30 P.M. Monday, January 28, 2013. Born on Wednesday, February 18, 1925 in Richter, Kansas, the daughter of John Charles and Dessie (Duvall) Briles. On June 1, 1947 Beth was united in marriage to Kenneth Neil Gentry at her parents' home. After forty-four years of marriage he preceded her in death on December 13, 1991. Preceding Beth in death are her husband Kenneth Neil Gentry; parents John and Dessie Briles; grandson Tyler Bogert; and brother-in-law Chuck Swenson. Surviving family members include son Michal N. Gentry and his wife Linda, son Alan D. Gentry and his wife Lori, daughter Elisa A. Bogert and her husband Mark; grandchildren Ben Bogert and Chris Gentry; sister Dorothy Apgar and her husband Pat, sister Virginia Gardner and her husband Dan, and sister Beverly Swenson; sister-in-law Anna Marie Darbro and her husband Benny; and many nieces and nephews.
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Casi Jane (Janie) Hill of Arcadia passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Forsyth Medical Center. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, July 13, 2013 at Bethel Baptist Church, Friedberg Church Road, Clemmons, NC with the Rev. Garness Brooks officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Davidson Funeral Home, Hickory Tree Chapel on Friday, July 12 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Born in Lexington, NC on June 20, 1961 to John Riley Pierce and Zada Byerly Pierce. She was preceded in death by her father, John Pierce (July 11, 2004) and a brother Timothy Pierce (January 5, 1996). Survived by her husband of 32 years, Freddie Leroy Hill of the home, her mother, Zada "Sue" Pierce of Clemmons; sisters, Bonnie Brewer (Charles) of Mocksville, Emma Hanes (Lacy) of Lexington, Penny Grube (Mike) of Virginia; brothers, Johnny Pierce (Tammy) of Clemmons; sister-in-laws, Mary Vawter (Roger) and Debbie Everhart (Rick) also of Clemmons and many nieces and nephews.
Briles Lineage: Mary Briles Pearce and Rachel Briles Hoover
BURLINGTON-Frances Mae Hinkle Gardner, 81, passed Friday, July 5, 2013, at Hospice Home of Alamance-Caswell after a brief illness. A Celebration of Life will be held at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel, 2205 S. Church St., Burlington, NC on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at 11 a.m. by Rev. Ellen McCubbin and Rev. Dr. Charles Lee "Chuck" Hutchens. Entombment will follow at Alamance Memorial Park Mausoleum. Born to the late Sollie Franklin Hinkle and Jessie Mae Black on born in Thomasville, NC. Preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert Paul (Bob) Gardner of Thomasville and a brother Frank Hinkle of Thomasville. She is survived by her daughter Susan Gail Gardner Davis, Burlington; sister Joan Carol Hinkle Robertson; sister-in-law Peggy Hinkle, Thomasville; aunt Gladys Shoaf, Thomasville; cousin Craig Shoaf, Creswell and numerous nephews and nieces.
Briles lineage: H. Addison & Tabitha Briles Kendall.
THOMASVILLE-Edward Clinton Gallimore, 52, passed away Wednesday morning, June 19, 2013, at Hinkle Hospice House. Funeral services will be on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville with Rev. C. Alan Greene officiating. Entombment will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum. Born in Thomasville on July 1, 1960, to Edward Ray and Carolyn Faye Duncan Gallimore. On May 19, 1984, he married the former Janet Hodge, who survives of the home. Also surviving are his mother, Carolyn Faye Washum Hedrick and husband Van of Thomasville; daughters Katrina Short and husband Steve of Cooleemee and Megan Gallimore of Thomasville, his brother, Steve Gallimore and wife Lori of Thomasville, four grandchildren, Dalton, Stevie, Kaylee, and Morgan.
Briles Lineage: Margaret Briles Kindley & Hannah Briles Hepler
Ramona A. Briles Smiley, 81, of Plainfield, passed away June 5, 2013. Memorial services will be at 1:00 pm on Saturday, June 15, 2013 in the Our Shepherd Lutheran Church Born February 28, 1932 to the late Austin and Helen (Scott) Briles in Plainville, IN. Survived by two daughters, Tina M. Hand and Tresa A. (Gary) Strakis; two brothers, Norman Briles and Bill Dawson; 4 grandchildren, Joshua (Megan) Hand, Matthew Hand, Andrew and Rebecca Strakis; 2 great grandchildren, Lauren Hand and Spencer Pippen; and Rosie the dog. She was preceded in death by her husband, William I. Smiley, a brother, Gene Dawson and a sister, Nancy Hinkle.
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