Wednesday, December 7

Dorothy Briles Apgar

Dorothy B. Apgar, 95, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Monday, September 12, 2016, at Grandview Heights Rehab and Healthcare, in Marshalltown. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 16, 2016, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, in Marshalltown. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 15, 2016, at Anderson Funeral Home, 405 W. Main St., Marshalltown. Interment will be in the Apgar Family burial plot, at Riverside Cemetery, in Marshalltown. Born December 29, 1920 to Dessie and Charles Briles on a farm north of Ottawa, Kansas. Survived by her husband, Pat and a son, Tom Apgar both of Marshalltown. She was preceded in death by a son, John at age 28, and a sister, Beth.

Monday, November 21

Martha Jo Nance Hill

Martha Jo Nance Hill, age 63, passed Friday November 18. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, November 22 at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Born November 21 1952 in Davidson County to Charlie Odell Nance and Ruby Wardlaw Nance. She is survived by her husband Jimmy D. Hill of the home; daughters, Lisa H Freeman and husband Warren and Jennifer Hill all of Denton; grandchildren Stone, Josie and Jenni; brothers, John Nance and wife Marilyn of Trinity, Tom Nance and wife Kim of Thomasville; sisters, Sherry Bumgarner and husband Pete of Thomasville, Gina Fidler and husband Scott of Raleigh and her beloved dog Honey. Direct line to Margaret Briles Kindley

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Thursday, October 20

Ruby Gee Briles

Ruby Jean Briles (nee Gee), 89 of Parkersburg, WV, formerly of Michigan, passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home from 11:30am-12:30pm on Saturday, October 15 at the Busch Funeral Home, 32000 Detroit Rd., Avon. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home following visitation, at 12:30pm. Burial at Resthaven Memory Gardens. R Born on November 11, 1926 in Carrier Mills, IL; survived by her children Londa Foster (Charles) of Springfield, VA, Brenda Freeman (Daniel) of Toms River, NJ, and Johnny Briles (Joyce) of Parkersburg, WV; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband Jesse O. Briles (2015); her parents Ephraim and Beatrice Gee; her brother Jim Gee (2015); a grandchild; and a great-grandchild.

Tuesday, October 18

Leonard L. Hill Dies

TRINITY-Leonard L. Hill, 73, passed away on Sunday, October 16th, 2016. A service to celebrate Leonard’s life will be held at 2 pm on Thursday, October 20th, at Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale. Interment will follow in Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church Cemetery, with Military Rites accorded by the Randolph County Honor Guard. His family will receive friends on Thursday, one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Born on November 30, 1942 in Randolph County, son of the late Walter and Martha Crotts Hill.In addition to his parents, preceding him in death were a brother, Gilbert Hill and a sister, Hazel Crotts . Surviving; his wife of 32 years, Carol Rickard Hill; his daughters, Gina Wagoner and her husband Toby, Carla Turner, Heidi Kraft and her husband Andy, Holly Hill and her companion Chad Priddy; his brothers, Homer Hill, Lloyd Hill and his wife Bernice, J.D. Hill and his wife Tiney; his sisters, Maxine Coltrane and Elizabeth Enyart and her husband John. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Sami, Tyler, Iain, Emmy, and Jeffrey, and a great granddaughter, Charleigh. Direct line to Nancy Briles Kindley and Mary Briles Pearce

Sunday, October 16

Betty Jean Skeen Hepler

Betty Jean Skeen Hepler, 87, of Thomasville, and formerly of Kennedy Rd. died Friday, October 14, 2016 at Thomasville Medical Center. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 2:00 pm at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Thomasville with Rev. Dr. E. Keith Carroll officiating. Interment will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday one hour prior to the service from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm at the funeral home. Born on June 7, 1929 in Randolph County, NC to Cicero Skeen and Della Kinley Skeen. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hollis Reid Hepler on March 8, 2011; and her son, Tony Reid Hepler on October 18, 2008. Surviving are her son, Terry Wayne Hepler of Thomasville; and a sister, Ellen Hepler of Thomasville. Direct line to Mary Briles Pearce

Max J. Briles Dies.

MADISON -Max J. Briles passed Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, in Madison, Wis., Max succumbed to complications of anorexia. Max will be remembered at a gathering on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the home of Greg and Leslie Kebbekus, 6008 Ridgewood Ave., Monona, WI 53716. There will be an opportunity to share thoughts and memories beginning at 6:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Max's name to Rubin for Kids. Born Aug. 9, 1990 to David and Becky Briles who survive. He was preceded in death by his brother, Peter Zeno.

Tuesday, September 20

Darrell Troy Parrish Dies

Darrell Troy Parrish, 86 of High Point died Monday, September 19, 2016 at High Point Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday September 23nd at 2:00 pm in the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point. with the Reverend David Umphlett officiating. Interment will follow in Floral Garden Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will greet friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Born October 14, 1929 in Randolph County he is a son of the late Troy Harriss Parrish and Frankie Lohr Parrish. He graduated from Allen Jay High School and attended High Point College. Mr. Parrish is a veteran of the US Army having served in the Korean Conflict. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers Terry L. Parrish and Van M. Parrish. Mr. Parrish is survived by his wife Ruby Workman Parrish of the home and two children; Jan Marie Parrish Pugh and husband William H. Pugh, Jr. of Fairfax Station, VA and Darrell Troy “Dee” Parrish, Jr and wife Mena of High Point. Also surviving are five grandchildren; William H. Pugh, III, Lindsay Gray Pugh, Anna Marie Parrish, Katie Shufelt Whitecell and husband Chris, John Shufelt and three great grandchildren; Gracie Whitecell, Lizzie Whitecell and Lily Whitecell. He is also survived by three nephews, Troy C. Parrish, Gary L. Parrish, Chuck Guyer and a niece Robin Overcash. Direct line to Mary Briles Rush

Friday, September 2

Deletta Smith Briles

Deletta Mae Briles, 69, of Columbus, passed away at 4:10 p.m. Saturday, August 27, 2016, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility. Memorial service 6:00 p.m. Sunday September 4, 2016 at East Columbus Christian Church in Columbus, Indiana. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Sunday at the church, Ron Bridgewater officiating. Burial at Garland Brook Cemetery. Born May 26, 1947, to Elmer A. and Myrtle B. Anderson Smith. She married Duane M. Briles April 7, 1973. Survived by her husband, Duane M. Briles of 43 years; a daughter, Robin L. (Ronnie) Phillips of Columbus; a son, Ray B. (Angie) Phillips III of North Vernon; grandchildren, Rachel (Matt) Ross of North Vernon, Tyler Phillips of Tennessee and Taylor Dobbins of Columbus; and great-grandchildren, Graci Ross and Gavin Ross. Preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Elmer Wayne Smith; and a sister, Myletta Frazier.

Teresa Kindley Grant Dies

Teresa Diane Kindley Grant, 58 of Davidson County passed away August 31, 2016 at Hinkle Hospice Home in Lexington. A funeral service will be held on Saturday September 3, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hughes Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Darrell Summey officiating. The family will greet friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6:00-8:00 PM. Born August 13, 1958 to the late John Samuel Kindley and Marie Kathleen Varner Kindley in Davidson County. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Keith V. Grant, one daughter Crystal Dawn Grant, two sisters, Sarah Green and Barbara Jean Kindley. Surviving is two daughters Cynthia Grant and Melissa Harvell and husband Brad; one sister Kathy Marie Kindley, eight brothers, Johnny Lee Kindley and wife Sandra, Kenneth Ray Kindley, Jerry Samuel “Sam” Kindley, Timothy Lynn Kindley “Fuzzy”, Glenn Thomas Kindley ‘Inky” and wife Crystal, Charles Eugene Kindley “ Charcoal” and wife Loretta, Phillip David Kindley “Mojo”, Brian Kindley “Petie”; two grandchildren Jenna Johnson and Colton Bowman; PawPaw George and MawMaw Carrie Kindley; many beloved nieces and nephews; she also leaves behind many special friends and co-workers at Royal Development; and her special cat “Pearl”. Direct line to Margaret Briles Kindley