Friday, November 27

John Charles 'JC' Rush Passes

John Charles (JC) Rush, 87, of Raleigh & High Point, passed away on November, 24 at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. A celebration of life will be held at noon on Saturday, November 28, graveside at Guilford Memorial Cemetery in Greensboro with Reverend Paul McClure of Rehobeth Methodist Church officiating. Mr. Rush was the son of the late Clyde G. Rush and the late Mattie Kerr Rush. Survived by his wife Ruby Soles Rush; step-daughter, Wanda Price Fox and husband Michael K. Fox; cousins Richard Kerr & wife Carolyn; Roma Colglazier & husband Merle, Ann Levina, O.B. Levina and wife Barbara, Zandi Mostert, JoAnn Vuncannon and husband Darrell. Direct line to Mary Briles Rush

Tuesday, November 24

Oscar Lee "Robin" Hunt Dies; Direct line to Briles

Oscar Lee “Robin” Hunt, 84, passed Sunday, November 22, 2015 at the Hinkle House in Davidson County. Visitation is from 6 to 8 PM Tuesday November 24th at J.C. Green Funeral Home in Thomasville. The service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, at Southside Baptist Church at 11 am, officiated by Tommy Sizemore. Jr. Interment will be at Salisbury National Cemetery. Born September 9th, 1931, in Thomasville to Robert Glenn and Buelah Mae Alford Hunt. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Barbara, his daughter Jatonna Hunt Garner and husband Lee, his son Warren Hunt and wife Wendy, and two granddaughters Devon "Doodle" and Dylan "Julie" Gailey. His brothers are Richard Hunt and wife Evelyn (both deceased), Donald “Chick” Hunt and wife Joann, and James Hunt and wife Linda. His sisters are Ann Hartzog (deceased), Eva Powell (deceased), Margaret Hunt, Jean Warner and husband Herb, and Diane Smoot and husband Bill. He has numerous nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews. Direct line to Margaret Briles Kindley

Saturday, November 14

Florence G. Ruchalski Briles

Florence G. Ruchalski Briles, age 79 of Park Ridge passed November 7, 2015. Memorial Visitation Monday, November 16, 3-8 p.m. at Ryan-Parke Funeral Home, 120 S. Northwest Hwy., Park Ridge. Memorial Service Tuesday, November 17, 11 a.m. at funeral home. Interment private. Born October 10, 1936, former spouse of Clifford O. Briles. Surviving are her children: Erin (Chris) Wagner, Douglas (Aimee) Briles and Cara (Jeff) Zwieschowski. Devoted grandmother of Emma, Hannah, Tyler, Kirsten, Rachel and Claire. Dear sister of Richard, Edward, Linda, Alvin, Renee and the late Geraldine.

Thursday, November 5

Marshall Wayne Kindley, 61, Dies

Marshall Wayne Kindley, age 61, passed away Tuesday November 3, 2015 at Thomasville Medical Center. A Graveside Funeral Service will be held Sunday, Nov.8, 2015 at 3:00 PM in Hughes Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Jeff Mabe. The family will greet friends Saturday evening from 6 to 8 pm at J. C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville, NC. Born September 14, 1954 to Robert William Kindley and Ruby Roella Summey Kindley which preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his sister Betty Ann Kindley. Surviving is his wife Linda Osborne Kindley of Lexington, two daughters; Marsha Jean Edwards and Crystal Michelle Kindley both of Thomasville four brothers; William Lee Kindley and wife Janet of Thomasville, Donald Ray Kindley and wife Edith of Thomasville, Randy Dale Kindley of High Rock Lake, Brian Oneal Kindley of Thomasville, Three grandchildren, Dennis Stewart Edwards, Spencer Nathaniel Kindley and Jordan Blake Kindley. Direct line to Margaret Briles Kindley

Monday, October 26

Roby Franklin Floyd has Passed

Roby Franklin Floyd who died yesterday at the Hinkle House in Davidson County, NC Mr. Floyd, 88, from Lexington was born January 15, 1927 the son of the late Wiley Franklin & Caroline Parks Floyd. Funeral service will be held 4:00 PM Thursday October 29, 2015 in the Davidson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Keith Heitman officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:30 until 3:30 prior to the service. Preceded in death by his parents; wife, Margie Heitman Floyd on February 28, 1995; sisters, Fallie Haltom and Ruth Surratt; brothers, Harlan, James, Foy, Arnold (Bob), and Ray Floyd. Surviving are his daughters, Paulette F. Chilton (Barry) and Lori F. Whitfield (William) all of Lexington; 5 grandchildren, Pennie Kennedy Wilson (Richard), Travis McCoy (Heather), Lezley Humphrey (Heath), Dustin Whitfield (Jennifer) and Chayce Langston (Kassi); 8 great-grandchildren; brother, Paul Floyd of Lexington; sister-in-laws, Shirley Rhodes, Myrtle Everhart and Vernell Sutherland; brother-in-law, Rodney Heitman (Jeanette); numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Floyd has a direct line to Margaret Briles Kindley.

Monday, October 12

Kathleen Briles Sandlin

Kathleen Briles Sandlin passed away on September 15, 2015. Family visitation Tuesday afternoon 4-6pm at the: ORA L. WOOSTER FUNERAL HOME, 51 Park Blvd., Clementon, NJ 08021. A Memorial Service will begin at 6pm. Born in 1945 in Philadelphia, PA to James and Kathleen Briles. Married in 1962, survived by her 4 sons David, Daniel, Douglas and Dennis; and her 5 granddaughters Taylor, Emily, Sarah, Maya and Sarah. She is also survived by her brother James Briles, Jr. and her sister Frances Bergstrom, both of whom reside in Berlin; and by the best Godmother ever, her Aunt Rosie Brannigan.

Tuesday, October 6

Mary Elizabeth Floyd Watkins

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Floyd Watkins, 75, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015 at W.F. Baptist Medical Center. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Born in Randolph County, August 7, 1939, a daughter of Robert and Mattie Varner Floyd, preceded in death by her husband of forty five years, Andrew Watkins, and a son, Robert Watkins. Surviving are two daughters, Mary Watkins Davis and husband Robert and Karen Lynn Watkins; a son, John Scott Watkins; ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; and special friends, Cindy, Bill and Judy. Great grandmother is Fatima Briles Floyd

Tuesday, September 29

Son of Lena Briles Elbertson Dies

Clayton Thomas Elbertson, 71, passed Friday, September 25, 2015 at the Hinkle Hospice House with his family by his side. Funeral service will be held at 2 pm Tuesday, Sept. 29 at Amazing Grace Baptist Church, 661 Light Road, Thomasville, with Rev. Hillis Burton officiating. Burial will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 pm Monday, Sept. 28 at Thomasville Funeral Home, 18 Randolph Street. Born March 17, 1944, in Trinity, NC to Tillet and Lena Briles Elbertson. Surviving are Virginia Sexton Elbertson of Thomasville; children, Dale Elbertson and wife Lynn Dunn Elbertson of Thomasville, Teresa Elbertson Black and husband Michael Black of Advance, and David Elbertson and wife Shana Bizzell Elbertson of Thomasville; grandchildren, Timmy Gobble, David McGee, Jon Gobble, Brandi Doby, Chris Gobble, Marisa Elbertson and Raylan Elbertson ;six great grandchildren; and sisters, Lois Elbertson Ashley and husband Vince of Thomasville and Mattie Elbertson Yates and husband Allen of Lexington.

Thursday, September 24

Betty Lear Briles

Betty Louise Briles, 82, of Jeffersonville, IN, passed Monday, September 21, 2015. Funeral will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Jeffersonville, IN, with burial to follow. Visitation will be held from 2 to 8 PM on Thursday at Legacy Funeral Center in Jeffersonville, IN. Preceded in death by her parents, John and Opal Lear; two brothers, Jesse Lear and Edward Reynolds; and sister, Virginia Lamb. Survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Jack Edward Briles Sr.; four children, Jack Briles Jr., Virginia Goodhue, Jay Robert Briles and John Evanston Briles Sr.; 19 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

Thursday, September 17

Kenneth Ray Ridge Dies

ARCHDALE-Kenneth Ray “Ken” Ridge, 77, passed today, Thursday, September 17th, 2015, at 2:15 am. A service to celebrate Ken’s life will be held on Saturday, September 19th, at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale, with Pastor Bobby Loving officiating. His family will receive  friends on Saturday from 12:45 until 1:45 pm at the funeral home. Born in Guilford County, on August 29th, 1938 to the late Robert and Vivian Kiger Ridge. In addition to his parents, preceding him in death was a sister, Ann Gaddy. Survived by his wife of 56 years, Yvonne Williard Ridge; his daughters, Kim Morgan and her husband Scott, Tammy Fulp and her husband Philip; his brother, Bob Ridge and his wife Melinda; his sister, Betty Robertson and her husband Stuart. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Ashley Morgan, Dylan and Connor Fulp.

Direct line to Mary Briles Pearce