Barbara June Towe Cain, 74, passed away Sunday afternoon, July 1, 2012, at her home. The funeral service will be held Thursday, July 5, 2012, at 2:00 PM at Shelton Church of the Brethren, with the Rev. Ted Turner and the Rev. Deward Scott officiating. Entombment will follow at Skyline Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Wake: Family will receive friends Wednesday from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Shelton Church of the Brethren. Born March 24, 1938, in Surry County, one of eleven children born to the late Albert Cicero and Bessie Cornelia Gambill Towe. Survived by her husband, Hurley Lee Cain of the home; two daughters and a son-in-law, Anita Marion and Lisa and Ronald Parsons, all of Mount Airy; three grandchildren, Casey Marion and his wife, Christa, of Jacksonville, FL, and Myra Parsons and Tyler Parsons, both of Mount Airy; two great-grandchildren, Hayden Cain Marion and Kinsley Marion, both of Jacksonville, FL; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Vernell and Ray Goins of Mount Airy and Jewel Holder of Thomasville; a brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Dare Towe of King; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Cain was preceded in death by her first husband, Wilcher Sam Goins; a grandson, Joshua Lee Marion; four sisters, Charlcia Lue Towe, Haver Riggs, Pauline Floyd, and Joyce Towe; and three brothers, Herbert Towe, Harvey Towe, and William “Bill” Towe.
No Briles line. Great niece Tosha Medlin is married to Rodney Trent Briles, curator of the BIN.