Wednesday, June 27

Charles L. Winslow

Charles L. Winslow, 80, of Thomasville, passed away, Monday, June 25, 2012, at his home. Funeral service will be held 2 pm, Thursday, June 28th, at Amity Hills Baptist Church; Rev. Barry Wall and Rev. Keith Wall officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends Wednesday, from 6 until 8 pm at Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale. Born on June 13, 1932 in Randolph County, a son of the late, William Thomas and Alma Smith Winslow. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother William Hal Winslow. On January 16, 1960 he married the love of his life the former Janet Wall. Charles was employed with the US Postal Service and retired after 30 years of service. He was a loving husband, brother, and friend. Survived by his wife of 52 years, Janet Winslow of the home; one sister, Mary Elizabeth Hilton of High Point; and several nieces and nephews that he loved dearly. Direct line to Briles; Conrad Briles

Monday, June 25

Hida Rea Tuttle

Hida Rea Tuttle, age 88, passed away Friday, June 22, 2012 at her residence. Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 4:00 PM in Emanuel Reformed Church Cemetery with Rev. Rickey Payne officiating. Born Aug 26, 1923 in Davidson Co., daughter of the late William Ambrose Beck and Bessie Myers Beck. She was married to Wilbur Tuttle who preceded her in death on June 29, 1982. Surviving are one daughter, Joyce M. Hughes and husband David of Thomasville; two grandchildren, Susan M. Hulin and husband Randy of Lexington and Kenneth Hughes of Thomasville; three great grandchildren, Brandi Hulin Leath and husband Jermey, Jason Hulin and Bradley Hulin all of Lexington; three sisters, Evelyn Marion and husband Emit of Charlotte, NC, Lucille Nifong and Pearl Brinkley both of Thomasville. No direct line to Briles

Sunday, June 24

Helen Johnson Kennedy Dies

Helen Johnson Kennedy, passed Friday evening, June 22, 2012 at her residence. Memorial Service will be held Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 11 A.M. in Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. Karen White officiating. Born April 10, 1927 in Davidson County, a daughter of Thomas Filmore Johnson and Edna Ritchie Johnson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Johnson Green and a brother Ira Thomas Johnson. On November 19, 1949 she was married to F. Stuart Kennedy, who survives of the home. Also surviving are two daughters, Marcia Kennedy of Thomasville and Kim Kelly and her husband J.B. of Apex; a son, Harold Stuart Kennedy and wife Valerie of Thomasville; brothers, James Johnson and wife Alliene of Burlington and Robert Johnson of Thomasville; and her grandchildren, Nicole Scott, Adrien Michelle Kennedy, Thomas Weston Hawkins, Caitlin Kennedy Kelly and Alexander Stuart Kennedy. Briles line: Mintie Briles Johnson (grandmother).

Thursday, June 21

Kevil Richard Hughes

Kevil Richard Hughes, 84, passed Monday evening, June 18, 2012 at the Westchester Manor Nursing Center in High Point. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 2 P.M. in Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. James Summey and Mr. David Meredith officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery Born May 5, 1928 in Davidson County, a son of Everett Kates Hughes and Eulah Roxie Snider Hughes. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Pearly Moore and brothers, Jaffie Hughes and Clifford Hughes. On June 30, 1956 he was married to Carolyn Eagle, who survives of the home. Also surviving are a daughter, Christina Hughes Walters and husband Franklin Don Walters, Jr. of Charlotte; a son, Kelvin Richard Hughes and wife Diane of Thomasville; special daughters, Brenda Burton and husband Danny of Denton and Brenda Thompson and husband Roger of Lexington; sisters, Geneva Dorsett and husband Vernon and Florence Yates, both of Denton and Delores Huffman and husband Ed of Thomasville; a brother, Luther Hughes and wife Virgie of Lexington; a sister-in-law, Ida Rea Hughes of Lexington; grandchildren, Candice Burton Smith and husband Aaron, Onawa Thompson, Anthony Hammonds and wife Erica, Daniel Hammonds and wife Haley, Christiana E. Walters, Anthony Hughes, Corrina M. Walters, Emilie Hughes and Alice Hughes; and Six Great-Grandchildren. No direct line to Briles.

Lucille Hedrick Garner Dies

Lucille Hedrick Garner, 89, passed Tuesday, June 19, 2012. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Hedrick's Grove United Church of Christ; Rev. William Sowers officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Davidson Funeral Home, Lexington and other times at the home of her granddaughter, Melissa Thompson, on Tussey Road. Born Nov. 20, 1922, in Davidson County to William Henry Hedrick and Ida Bell Swing Hedrick. Preceding her in death was her husband, Harvey Hoyle Garner, May 21, 1995; two brothers, William Hedrick and J.W. Hedrick; and three sisters, Mary Palmer, June Lambeth and Clara Faye Palmer. Surviving are a son, Danny Garner of Lexington; a granddaughter, Melissa Thompson and husband Shannon; two great-grandchildren, Meredith Huffman and husband Josh and Matt Hedrick; two great-great-grandchildren, Jordan Huffman and Zy Huffman; a brother, Lowell Hedrick and wife Rachel of Lexington; and two sisters, Nancy Swing and Betty Harvey, both of Lexington. No direct line to Briles; family is in database

Wednesday, June 20

Myrtle Irene Rush Passes

Myrtle Irene Rush, age 83, passed Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Randolph Health & Rehabilitation. Family will receive friends Friday, June 22, 2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro, NC. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Darrell Rabon officiating. Entombment will follow in Randolph Memorial Park. Born in Asheboro on August 23, 1928 to Wiley and Maude Vuncannon Rush. In addition to her parents, Irene was preceded in death by her brothers John and Dock Rush and her sisters Ivamae Potts and Margie Redding. Survived by her sister, Bertha Maness Cooper of Asheboro, NC; her beloved cat, Smokey; great niece, Tammy Nelson of Medina, OH; sisters-in-law, Edith Rush and Levena "Pete" Norris and many nieces and nephews. Direct Briles Line: Conrad & Margaret Rush Briles.

Harold Dewayne Hunt

Harold Dewayne Hunt, age 74, of Asheboro passed Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at his home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Landmark Baptist Church; Rev. Frank Barrett officiating. Family will receive friends on Friday, June 22, 2012 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro, NC. Burial will follow in Randolph Memorial Park. Born in Randolph County on January 2, 1938 to Henry Mood and Mattie Ridge Hunt. Survived by his wife of 56 years, Faye Garner Hunt; granddaughter, Amber Cox; and sister, Marie Aum of Denton, NC. No Briles line

Dennis Ray Welborn Dies

Dennis Ray Welborn, 65, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at the Henry Etta & Bruce Hinkle Hospice House. Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Thomasville by the Rev. Gavin Pratt. Interment will follow in Thomasville City Cemetery. Born March 12, 1947, in Davidson County to Luther Welborn and Catherine Gertrude Hayes Welborn; preceded in death by his father, a brother and sister-in-law, Jerry Welborn and wife Nell. On Jan. 31, 1965, he married Peggy Parker Welborn, who survives of the home; also surviving is his mother of Thomasville; daughter Cindy Young and husband David of Lexington; two sons, Dennis Ray Welborn II and wife Ronnette of Asheboro and Brian Scott Welborn of the home; sister Shirley Ann Scott of Trinity; grandchildren Jonathan David Young and wife Nikki and Lauren Elyse Young and fiancé Adam Frank, all of Lexington, Derek Ray Welborn of Thomasville and Leslie Nicole Welborn of High Point; and great-grandchildren Gavin David Young and Greenlee Elizabeth Young. Briles line: Lindsey Elwood Welborn and Mary Briles Welborn.

Tuesday, June 19

Coy Lee Hunt

Coy Lee Hunt, age 84, Asheboro passed Sunday, June 17, 2012 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 2:00 pm at Asbury Baptist Church in Seagrove with Rev. Wayne Bryson, Rev. Clay Davis and Rev. Josh Hughes officiating. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 from 7:00-9:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Born in Randolph County on June 13, 1928 to Everett and Claudia Hunt, who preceded him in death. Survived by his wife, Mildred Ashworth Hunt of the home; son, Joe Hunt and his wife Ronda of Seagrove, NC; granddaughter, Jamie Kirby and her husband Kenny of Concord, VA; great granddaughters, Lauren Kirby and Madeline Kirby; sisters, Emma Thomas of Asheboro, NC, Mary Ann Green of Seagrove, NC; brothers, W.E. Hunt, Jerry Hunt, and Harlan Hunt all of Asheboro, NC.

Bruce Reid Beck Dies

Bruce Reid Beck, 75, passed Monday, June 18, 2012, at Hinkle Hospice House. A graveside service will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Mt. Tabor United Church of Christ, Rev. Darrell Sluder officiating. Born September 7, 1936, in Davidson County, to Charles Reid Beck and Doris Crotts Beck. Surviving are his loving wife, Sandra Hilton Beck of the home; son, Tim Beck and wife Regina of Lexington; daughters, Julie Matthews and husband Mark of East Bend and Leah Baker and husband Mark of Lexington; and grandchildren, Mckinley Baker, Hylton Baker, Sheridan Baker, Heather Beck, Emily Beck all of Lexington and Alan Forester of East Bend.

Maggie Jane Hepler Sink Passes

Maggie Jane Hepler Sink, passed at Hospice House of Davidson County on Saturday, June 16 at 11:30 PM. Celebration of her life will be Tuesday June 19, 2012 with visitation at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church in the Sanctuary at 1:30 PM and the Memorial Service will follow at 3:00 PM, also in the sanctuary with Rev. Greg Dickens and Rev. Ardis D. Payne officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Born April 1, 1920 to Allie Kennedy Hepler and Benjamin Lee Helper. On July 15, 1939 she married Charles Foy Sink. Survived by Charles Foy Sink, spouse of 73 years, daughters, Elaine (Mitchel) Rabon, Janice Sink, grandchildren, Brian (Donna) Rabon, Dedra (Mark) Owen, Benjamin Pressley, Alex (Kristina) Pressley, great grandchildren Finn, Allie and Colby Owen, sister, Ollie Satterfield, brother in law, Kester (Rosie) Sink, Ann Harvey, Steve Pressley and many special nieces and nephews and special friends. Preceded in death by a twin sister, Mary Lou, her parents, a brother Ambrose Hepler, sisters Anna Lee Hughes and Viola Turner.

Friday, June 15

Blanche Scotten Hiott Passes

Blanche Scotten Hiott, 93, of Thomasville passed away June 13, 2012 at the Hinkle Hospice House of Davidson County. A service to celebrate her life, led by Dr. Ivan H.M. Peden and Rev. Peggy Finch will be held at JC Green Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow in Thomasville City Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, June 15, 2012 from 6 PM to 8 PM at the funeral home. Born on November 2, 1918 to James O. Scotten and Mattie Miller Scotten. Preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, Rudolf Hiott. She is survived by her family: Galen and Kathryn Hiott of Lexington, Gary and Carin Hiott of Trinity, and Rosemary and Ed Johnson of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren Jennifer Johnson, and Carl and Ashleigh Hiott; sister-in-law Malynda Knight; nieces and nephews: Juli Moon, Dawn Lewis, Dana Davis, Gene Scotten, and Dedee Duvall. Briles Line: Grandmother is Aurelia Roella Briles Miller; line to Conrad & Margaret Rush Briles.

Thursday, June 14

Jill Briles-Hinton Resigns

We have received late word that Jill Briles-Hinton has resigned as head coach of the Richmond Spider Golf team. Jill is a member of the LPGA and has coached both Richmond & the University of Florida Golf programs. Jill is the daughter of Joel & Sue Mattner Briles. Her line goes back to Conrad & Margaret Rush Briles. We wish Jill will spending time with her family!

Wednesday, June 13

Braylin Montana Briles Album!

The Briles Information Network has created a new online photo album for Braylin Montana Briles. Braylin is now 7 months old and doing great! Braylin is the daughter of Michael Trent & Sydney Harding Briles. The album chronicles her life with various pictures from the family. It's hard to believe that our little Braylin will be one year old in November!

If you get chance, please click on this link to visit Braylin's own photo album on the Briles Information Network!

Tuesday, June 12

Beryl Gene Briles Dies

Beryl G. Briles, of Shrewsbury, WV passed Sunday, June 10, 2012 after a long illness. A service for family and friends will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Montgomery Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel with Minister Steve Fox officiating. Born July 9, 1926, in Lincoln County, a son of the late Noah and Mary Briles. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Dennis Briles; son, Chris Briles; and granddaughter, Erin Briles. Surviving are his daughter, Terri (Zane) Stephenson; son, David (Kendra) Briles; grandsons, Michael Perry (Terri Kittinger) and Kevin Briles; sister, Loretta Hannigan; brother, Don (Lois) Briles; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

Monday, June 11

Databases Updated, Now Over 20,000

The main databases have been updated to reflect the latest deaths around the nation. Extensive work has been done to the lineages of Rush, Kindley, Floyd, Briles, and Sumner. With this update, over databases has exceeded 20,000 names and for that the BIN is proud to to continue with research and always supporting our main mission: To Promote Genealogy Research and the Preservation of Family History! Good Works!

Two Charged with Murder

Two people have been charged with 1st Degree in murder in the death of John Russell Morris and the accused may have Briles ties. Jessica Dawson Summey and Shawn Lundy have been arrested in Virginia and will be extradited back to Randolph County. The Randolph County Sheriff's Office said investigators have found burned vehicle parts from John Russell Morris' Jeep Wrangler behind a home at 516 Mount Shepherd Road. Deputies also said they found human remains. The body has been sent to the Medical Examiner in Chapel Hill for identification. The BIN is currently working on Summey's lineage and once its identified, we will post it here.

Monday, June 4

Inez Parrish Bean Passes

Inez Parrish Bean, 90, passed Monday, June 4, 2012. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, June 6, 2012 in the J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Clayton Stoneman and Rev. Darrell Greene officiating. Burial will follow in the Westfield Baptist Church Cemetery in Trinity, NC. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 until 8 pm on Tuesday. Born to the late Oscar E. and Ida Lee Myers Parrish on January 10, 1922. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by an infant son, a brother, Roy E. Parrish; sisters, Eva P. Freeman and Eutha P. Small; and a sister-in-law, Ehtel S. Parrish. On June 21, 1943 she was married to Paul Franklin Bean who predeceased her on February 17, 1963. Surviving is her daughter, Marsha Bean Hayduk of High Point; a sister, Ruby Parrish Loflin of High Point; a brother, Albert Parrish and his wife Alice of Trinity, NC and several nieces and nephews. Direct line to Briles: Parrish, Rush, Briles
William L. “Bill” Briles, 67, of Bloomington, passed away on Wednesday May 30, 2012 at Golden Living Center. Services will be 10:00 am Saturday June 2, 2012 at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third Street, Bloomington. Burial will follow at Valhalla Memory Gardens. Visitation will be on Friday June 1, 2012 from 4-8 pm at The Funeral Chapel.Born on September 29, 1944 in Linton and was the son of the late William Edgar and Ruth (Shoufler) Briles. Army Veteran. Survivors include his wife of 32 years Millie Briles of Bloomington, one son Ty Briles of Bloomington, one sister Carole Briles of Ellettsville, two brothers Harold Briles (Deloris) of Ellettsville and Roy Briles (Lorna) of Bloomington, 2 nieces and 3nephews, 3 brothers-in-law Steve Hardin of Maryland, Ric Hardin of Bloomington and Tim Hardin of Noblesville and his uncle John Briles (Dee) of Bloomington.