Thursday, March 19

Kerry Bryant Pierce

Kerry Bryant Pierce, 60, of Liberty passed Tuesday, March 17, 2015 A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2014 at 11:00 am at Bethany Baptist Church, 7232 Shiloh Road in Liberty. Born September 2, 1954 son of the late Clyde Aaron and Edith Clapp Pierce and was also preceded in death by his brothers, Gray and Howard Pierce. Survived by his wife of 31 years, Nancy Aydelette Pierce; sons, Ethan Tyler and Derek Matthew Pierce; sister, Linda Pierce Jackson (Ronnie); brothers, Gene Pierce (Elizabeth), Richard, Phil and Bobby Pierce.

Grandmother is Ila Briles Pierce

Lois Marie Robbins Sink

Lois Marie Robbins Sink, 73, of Finch Farm Rd. Trinity went home to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, March 13, 2015 at Duke University Medical Center. Funeral services for Mrs. Sink will be held 2 p.m. Monday, March 16, 2015 at Fairview United Methodist Church 6073 Fairview Church Rd. Trinity with the Rev. Nancy Krall and Rev. Harold Shives officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Born February 26, 1942 in Randolph County, a daughter of the late Charlie Warren Robbins and Ruby Colene Keeling Robbins.Surviving her husband of 53 years, W. G. Sink of the home; one daughter, Wendy Green and husband Shawn of Trinity; two sons, Jason Sink and wife Shelly and Dusty Sink and wife Christy both of Trinity. Five grandchildren, Lacey Green, Logan Sink, Austin Sink, Haley Sink and Jill Sink all of Trinity and one brother, Jimmy Robbins and wife Mary of Trinity. 

Direct line to Elizabeth Briles Robbins

Tuesday, March 10

Brett Anthony Robbins Dies

Brett Anthony Robbins, 52 a resident of Davidson County, passed away on Thursday, March 05, 2015 at Hinkle Hospice House. Funeral services will be held Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Hopewell United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ken Spencer officiating. Interment will follow in the Church cemetery.Born October 20, 1962 in Guilford County to Joseph Kermit Robbins and Myra Hodges Robbins. Preceded in death by his wife Tonya Sullivan Robbins on October 20, 2013. He is survived by his parents; Joseph and Myra Robbins of Trinity, a son; Matthew Robbins of Trinity, a daughter; Kasie Robbins of Trinity, step-son; Zachery Haney and wife Laura of Lexington, step-daughter; Lauren Haney Moir and husband Anthony of Statesville, and a sister; Tonya Newton and husband Kenneth of Asheboro. He also leaves behind three special nieces. 

Direct line to Mary Briles Rush

Sunday, March 1

James Milton Small, Lineage to Mary Briles Rush

Mr. James Milton Small, 81, of Archdale, died Saturday, February 28, 2015 at his residence. Funeral will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale officiated by Rev. Ronnie Brown and Rev. Tim Steen. Interment will follow in Floral Garden Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday night from 6 until 8 at the funeral home.Born July 29, 1933 in Randolph County, he was the son of the late George Milton and Lola Pearl Staley Small. Veteran of the US Army. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a son, James Gregory Small, a sister, Frances Small, and a son-in-law, Rick Holt. On August 7, 1953, he married the former Faie Morton, who survives of the home. Also surviving are two children, Yolanda Holt, of Thomasville, and Mark Small, of Archdale; two granddaughters, Brittany Gobble and husband, Matt, of Oakwood, GA, and Courtney Cardwell, and husband, Brent, of Thomasville; one great granddaughter, Ricci Faith Gobble; and a sister, Margie Brown, of High Point.

Direct line to Mary Briles Rush

Wednesday, February 25

Ruth Geraldine Ogan Briles

Ruth Geraldine Briles, 86, passed Jan. 13, 20015. At Ruth’s request, there are to be no services. Born May 20, 1928, to the late Dan and Josephine Ogan in Tacoma, Washington. On March 2, 1947, Ruth married Edmund J. Briles who passed before her. Also preceded by sons Ernest and Thomas Briles; sisters MaryAnn Tami and Nadine Evans; and brothers Dan and Carl Ogan.Survived by her granddaughter, Angela Briles-Panak (Robert); her great-grandsons, Travis, Kyle, and Ryan; a nephew and many nieces, great-nieces and-nephews, all of whom she loved dearly. Aunt Ruth, as she was known, is also survived by her honorary family, and loving neighbors, Robert and Meg Losey, and their children Tolman, Kaitlyn, Jon, and Townie.

Monday, February 16

Edith Ring Nance

Edith Ring Nance, age 81 of Thomasville and formerly of Denton died Sunday, February 15 at Spring Arbor of Thomasville. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, February 18 at Briggs Funeral Home Memorial Chapel conducted by Rev. Jimmy Norred. Interment will follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. The family will see friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Tuesday at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton. Born October 19, 1933 in Randolph County to Augustus Graham Ring and Ruth Pearce Ring. She was married to Glenn Nance who died September 30, 1987. Survived by a son, Randy Nance of Denton; daughter Janice N Hedrick and husband Lewis of Thomasville; half-brothers Lloyd McMahon and Jack McMahon both of Durham; half-sisters Alice Markham of Durham and Sue Barringer of Thomasville; 2 grandchildren and 1 great grandchildren.

Direct line to Mary Briles Pearce. Her late husband has direct line to  Margaret Briles Kindley

Friday, February 13

Shirley Bailey Briles

Shirley Bailey Briles, 83, of Hurt died Thursday, February 12, 2015 at Autumn Care of Altavista. A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 14, 2015 at New Bethel United Methodist Church by the Rev. Dr. R.A. "Dick" Daily with interment to follow in the church cemetery.The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m., Friday at Finch & Finch Funeral and Cremation Service, Altavista and other times at the residence. Preceded in death by the late Garland W. Briles. Born July 12, 1931 in Pittsylvania County, a daughter of the late William Herbert Bailey and Lena Compton Bailey. She is survived by a son, Ronald C. Briles of Hurt; her best friend and sister-in-law, Susie D. Bailey of Hurt; a niece, Sharon B. Rowland and her husband Danny of Gretna; two nephews, Herbert E. (Herb) Bailey and his wife Joann of Hurt and Winfred P. Bailey and his wife Kathy of Spencer; four great nieces, three great nephews, four great great nieces, and three great great nephews. Also preceded in death by a a sister, Virginia T. Gordon and a brother, William Paul Bailey. 

Lacy Junior Hoover

Lacy Junior Hoover, age 89, of Asheboro died Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Randolph Hospice House. A graveside service will be held Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Oaklawn Cemetery in Asheboro with Rev. Joe Brown officiating. Born November 9, 1925 to Ivy and Cova Hoover.US Army veteran; preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Clark Hoover. Survived by his wife, Doris Lewis Hoover; son, Jerry Hoover of Asheboro; brother, Roy Hoover of King; several nieces and nephews.

Direct line to Rachel Briles Hoover

Tuesday, February 10

Leslie Stagg Briles Dies

Lesley Anne Briles, 44, died on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 due to a long battle with cancer. Memorial Service will be February 21, 2015 at 2 pm at the First Baptist Church in Bernie Mo. Born June 19, 1970, in Danville. Lesley was preceded in death by her grandparents, Wanda Overstreet and Bob and Elizabeth Stagg. Survived by her husband, Daniel Ray Briles Jr.; her parents, Sandy and Rick Gibson, and John and Pam Stagg; her grandfather, Jimmy Overstreet of Danville; three children, Kimberly Brandenburg, Will Brandenburg and Justin Smith; three siblings, Jamie Goodwin of Georgia, Alex Stagg of Danville and Elizabeth Sultzbach of Lancaster; two granddaughters, Lilly and Delilah Brandenburg; and nieces and nephews.

Jack M. Briles

Jack M. Briles passed on February 8, 2015 in Oregon. Funeral services will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, February 13 at Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service. Born in Stayton, Oregon, March 1, 1940 to the late Dewey S. and Bertha Leimkuhl Briles. He married Mary Emerson in 1967 who survives; daughters Kathlene (Geoff) Livengood, Suzanne Bigelow, two grandchildren, Casey Lee and Mackenzie Livengood, brothers James and Gerald Briles of Salem and sister Hazel Johnson of Raymond, WA.