Friday, August 31

1940 Census Search By Name!

You can now search the 1940 Census by name! The BIN received the email earlier today and we have done a cursory check of the databases. It appears this is still a work in progress, however most of the searches done by name worked well in NC and VA. The census is indexed with an image off to the right so you can view and save the image by clicking on the download button! Pretty cool! Click here to view the 1940 census and do your searching by NAME!

Robert Lee Hill, 70, Dies

Robert Lee Hill, 70, of Asheboro, NC, passed Thursday, August 30, 2012, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. A funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 pm Sunday, September 2, 2012, at Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Jody Harrison, Rev. Claude Harrison and Rev. J. T. Byerly officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. family will receive friends from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Saturday, September 1, 2012, at Ridge Funeral Home. Born May 9, 1942. He was the son of Euvenia Clara Kindley Hill and the late Thomas Gilbert Hill. Preceded in death by his brother, Roy Hill. Surviving is his mother Euvenia Clara Kindley Hill. in addition to his mother, sons, Duane Hill, Dwight Hill and wife, Kim, Robert Hill, wife Hillary, all of Asheboro, daughters, Rebecca Scott, of Germany, Jennifer Banfield, of California; sisters, Amelia Hill, Charlene Jarrell and husband, Donnie, all of Asheboro; ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Briles Line X2: Robert's great grandmother is Frances Kindley Hill, who's line goes to Nancy Briles Kindley. ALSO his mother's line goes to Elizabeth Pearce Kindley to Ansel & Mary Briles Pearce! Updated September 7, 2012: Please note that Charlene Hill Jarrell's husband Donnie passed away September 6, 2012, less than a week after her brother died.

Thursday, August 30

Doris Lucille Beck Nifong

Doris Lucille Beck Nifong, age 87 passed Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012 at the home of her daughter in Charlotte, NC. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 2:00 PM in Faith Chapel with Rev. Patrick Davis officiating. The interment will be in the church cemetery. The family will be at J. C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville Friday evening from 6 to 8 PM Born July 2, 1925 in Davidson Co. NC daughter of the late Ambrose Beck and Bessie Jeanetta Myers Beck.In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son, Mark Nifong; six sisters, Loma Rothrock, Dovie Byerly, Ruby Sullivan, Mattie Rickard, Eula Mae Murphy and Hida Rea Tuttle; five brothers, Fred Beck, Olin Beck, Gilbert Beck, Roy Beck and Howard Beck. Surviving are, two daughters, Anita Nifong Rash and husband Gary of Thomasville and Gilda Nifong and husband Ramesh Mansukhani of Charlotte, NC; two sisters, Evelyn Marion and husband Emmitt of Charlotte and Pearl Brinkley of Thomasville, NC; five grandchildren, Clint Reece of Charlotte, Shalene Reece of Boiling Spring Lakes, NC, Andy Nifong and wife Shannon of Easley, SC, Tommy Nifong and wife Ashley of Rock Hill, SC and Leah Rash of Thomasville; two great granddaughters, India Nifong and Olivia Nifong. No direct line to Briles

Tuesday, August 28

Alice Craver Miller

Alice Craver Miller, 90, passed August 26th, 2012 at Hinkle House in Lexington. Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at Hopewell United Methodist Church with Rev. Ken Spencer officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Born September 7th, 1921 in Davidson County, a daughter to the late Ranzo and Clara Everhart Craver. She was married to Reid Miller who preceded her in death on February 11th, 2006. Surviving is a daughter, Linda Gantt of Trinity; a son, Philip Miller and wife Cheryl of Trinity; four sisters, Frances Moore of High Point, Elsie Hill of Thomasville, Joann Bodenheimer of Winston-Salem and Louise Watford of Thomasville; a brother, Eric Craver and wife Connie of Trinity; two grandchildren, Alan Gantt and Bobbie Harmon and husband Michael; five great-grandchildren, Hayden, Macy and Emmy Gantt and Reid and Ella Harmon; nine nephews and seven nieces.

Rhonda Gayle Austin Lambeth

Rhonda Gayle Austin Lambeth, 71, passed Sunday, August 26, 2012 at the home of her daughter. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 PM at J.C. Green & Sons Chapel in Thomasville by the Rev. Mike Orman and the Rev. Wayne Tucker. Burial will be in Fairgrove United Methodist Church Cemetery. Born in Randolph County, December 16, 1940 a daughter of Henry Jackson (Jack) Austin and Doris Juanita Hunt Austin.Surviving are her husband, Dale Lambeth of the home; a daughter, Dorlie Gallimore of Thomasville; her mother, Doris Juanita Austin of High Point; two sisters, Jackie Pryce of Jacksonville, FL and Sherri Webster of Thomasville. Also surviving are three grandchildren, Lindsay Taylor Suits, Max Allen Suits, and Mackenzie Nicole Gallimore. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a brother, Henry Austin. THE BIN is working on the lineage of Doris Juanita Hunt. Possible line to Crawford & Mary Briles Rush. We are trying to verify her parents, possible William Franklin & Myrtle Rush Hunt.

Priscilla Lynette Hunt Beck

Priscilla Lynette Hunt Beck, 70, passed Saturday, August 25, 2012, at Forsyth Medical Center. A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday, August 29, 2012, at Grace Missionary Alliance Church with the Rev. Richard Barker officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Born September 2, 1941, in Pittsylvania County, Va., to David Ciscero Hunt and Loraine Robertson Hunt; preceded in death by a son, Timothy Dwayne Beck; and brother, James Robert Hunt. Surviving are her loving husband, James Robert Beck, Sr. of the home; sons, James Robert “Bobby” Beck Jr. and wife Diane and Jeremy Beck, all of Lexington; daughters, Tanja Beck Feezor and husband Roger of Lexington and Wendy Beck Butler and husband Paul of Jamestown; nine grandchildren, Matthew, Katie, Sam, Jennifer, Daniel, Will, Coral, Archer and Tanner; three great-grandchildren, Tristan, Ciara and Taylor; brothers, David Carlton Hunt and wife Debbie of Chattsworth, Ca., and Alvis Paul Hunt and wife Cyndy of Stephenson Ranch, Ca.; sisters, Renea Hunt of Los Angeles, Ca., Connie Faye Watts of Georgia, and Sandra Scully and husband Vin of California; sisters-in-law, Cindy Hunt, Patty Beck, Wanda Beck, all of Lexington; and brother-in-law, Buddy Beck of Lexington. No direct line to Briles

Monday, August 27

Zella Alreta Snider Hulin

Zella Alreta Snider Hulin, age 78, of Lexington passed Sunday, August 26 at Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington. Funeral service for will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at Briggs Funeral Home Memorial Chapel with Rev. Ray Swaney officiating. Burial will follow in Tom’s Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Tuesday at Briggs Funeral Home. Born July 31, 1934 in Davidson County to Solomon Earl and Lillian Shutt Snider who preceded her in death. Also preceded in death by a sister, Zenda Lee Hedrick, brother, Thurman Snider and grandson Darin Guevara. Survived by her husband, Clayton Hulin of the home, one son, Harold Hulin and wife Debra of Lexington, daughters, Shelia Bess of Lexington and Pat Guevara and husband Victor of San Antonio, TX, brother, Leon Snider of Denton, sister, Vernelle Greene of Linwood, grandchildren Nathan Bess, Crystal Severt, Brandon Guevara, Jason Hulin, and Victor L. Guevara II and great-grandchildren Hunter Tyler, Corbin, Kayle, Branson, Brayden, Dominic, and Chase No direct Briles line

Saturday, August 25

Arthur Parrish Dies

Arthur Parrish, age 85, of Asheboro passed Friday, August 24, 2012 at Randolph Hospice House, Asheboro. Family will receive friends Monday, August 27, 2012 from 12:00 - 2:00 PM at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro, NC, prior to funeral service at 2:00 PM in the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Randolph Memorial Park, Asheboro Born January 13, 1927 in Randolph County, NC, the son of Benjamin Carliss and Kate Kearns Parrish; preceded in death by his wife; Joyce Lambe Parrish. He is survived by one daughter: Debbie Parrish Frazier and husband, Gary of Franklinville, two sons: Roger Parrish and wife, Joyce of Asheboro and Ott Parrish and wife, Cindy of Archdale, 7 grandchildren: Vicki Donnelly, Melissa Frazier, Derek Frazier, Nicole Parrish Mercado and her husband, Christopher, Tara Leigh Parrish, Chrissy Grimsley and Josh Parrish; 7 great grandchildren: Makayla Donnelly, Wes Donnelly, Lilly Wood, Max Mercado, Jacen Mercado, Chole Grimsley, Dekota Grimsley and 4 half brothers and sisters: Hilda Robbins, Mack Parrish, L. C. Parrish and Esther Cox. Briles line to Crawford & Mary Briles Rush.

Thursday, August 23

Charles Ray Skeen Dies

Charles Ray Skeen, 81, of High Point, passed Thursday, August 23, 2012, at Hospice Home of High Point. Service will be August 26, 2012 at 2:00pm at Springfield Friends Meeting Cemetery in High Point. Born in Randolph County on April 19, 1931, a son to the late Noah and Grace Robbins Skeen. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Elwood Skeen, Noah “June” Skeen and Sammy Skeen. On February 16, 1951, he married the former Joyce James. Survived by his wife of 61 years, Joyce James Skeen of the home; two children, Brenda Skeen Huffman and her husband, Rev. Tim of High Point and Michael Ray Skeen and his wife, Barbara of Trinity; one sister, Naomi Grubb and her husband, James of Thomasville; one brother, Tommy Skeen of Wilmington; four grandchildren, Angela Huffman Hunt and her husband, Brian of Thomasville; Kevin Matthew Huffman and his wife, Jamie of Nashville, Christopher Charles Skeen of High Point, and Jennifer Rae Skeen of High Point; three great grandchildren, Damian Scott Williams, Noah Evan Hunt, Madden Jay Huffman, and a great granddaughter soon to arrive; and several nieces and nephews. No direct line to Briles, kinda. Charles' line goes back to John Robbins. John's brother George married Mary Briles, Elizabeth Briles, and Dorcas Rush....

Charles Billy Floyd Dies

Charles Billy Floyd passes August 22, 2012. Born October 6, 1932 to Cicero McKinley Floyd and Kate Culbreth Floyd. Death notice has not posted. No direct line to Briles
Irene Gregg Briles, 79, passed away Monday morning, Aug. 20, 2012, at home. Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursdaym August 23, 2012 at First United Methodist Church of Weatherford. Interment: Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth, Texas. Born July 29, 1933, in Fort Worth; she was preceded in death by her son, Robert H. Briles Jr.; her parents, Edith and Radford Gregg Sr.; and her brother, Radford Gregg Jr. Survivors: Irene is survived by husband, Robert H. Briles; daughters, Susan, and Mary Katherine and husband, Joe Gresham; granddaughter, Sara Dixon and her husband, Jonathan Dixon; aunt; Jean Berry; and sister-in-law, Susan Gregg.

Thursday, August 16

Benson "Benny" Briles Dies

Benson J. "Benny" Briles age 60, a resident of Greenfield passed away Friday, August 10, 2012 at Hancock Regional Hospital Hospice, Greenfield. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until time of service Friday August 17, 2012 at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel of Greenfield. Funeral service will be 6:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.Born December 13, 1951 in Greenfield to Dale Briles and Joann (Kidd) Blake. Survived by his wife, Sherry (Swinney) Briles of Greenfield, whom he married on August, 20, 2011, mother, Joann Blake of St. Joseph, Mich., sons, J.J. Briles of Scottsdale, Ariz., Shanon Briles of Snowflake, Ariz.,Brandon Wells of Greenfield, B.J. Briles, II of Greenfield, step-daughters, Caitlin Fox, Samantha Fox both of Greenfield, his best friend, Bob McKee of Greenfield, grandson, Holton Wasson, granddaughter, Layla Wells, step granddaughter, Evelyn Hodge, brothers, Rollie Blake, John "Chuck" Blake, Rick Blake, Mike Piersall, sisters, Cynthia Kerber, Linda Shively, Karen Piersall, Ann Piersall, several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Dale Briles.

Wednesday, August 15

Smith Found Guilty, Sentenced to Death!

Delmer Smith III has been found guilty of first degree murder and was sentenced to death by lethal injection today! Smith was convicted in the Aug. 3, 2009 bludgeoning death of Kathleen Briles, wife of Dr. James Briles of Florida. It took the jury less than 30 minutes to reach a verdict of death. You can read the full story here. Maybe the Briles family can have a little peace now! God have mercy on your soul Smith!

Monday, August 6

Larry Hubert Crotts

Larry Hubert Crotts, 67, of Lexington, passed Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at Wake Forest Baptist Health Palliative Care in Winston-Salem. A Celebration of Life will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church; officiated by Dr. Ray Howell, 3rd and the Rev. Tommy Wilson. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the church fellowship hall and at other times at the residence. Born in Davidson County on Oct. 16, 1944, to Hubert Charles Crotts and Margaret Catherine Nifong Crotts. Preceded in death by his father; and an infant sister, Kathy Lenora Lanier. Surviving are his wife of 32 years, Shirley Erschen Crotts, of the home; his mother, Margaret Lanier of Advance; and stepfather Joe D. Lanier; brothers Rickey Eugene Crotts and wife Okhui Park of Lexington and Joe D. Lanier Jr., and wife Mary of Mocksville; sisters Linda Cornatzer of Advance and Cindy Cornatzer and husband Dale of Mocksville; nieces Brandi (Victor) and Christy; and nephews Charles (Alexis), Chris (Sarah) , Chad, Derek and Gene; four great-nephews; and his beloved dog, Max. No Briles line

Dempsey Lee Delk Dies

Dempsey Lee Delk, age 73, of Asheboro passed Thursday, August 2, 2012 at his home. Graveside funeral service will be held on Sunday, August 5, 2012 at 3:00 pm at Piney Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery in Denton with Rev. Benny Clodfelter and Rev. Bill Foust officiating. Born in Randolph County on August 13, 1938 to the late Astor and Lyde Delk. Preceded in death by his wife Anna Poole Delk and his brother Alton Delk. Survived by his sons, William Delk and his wife Cynthia of Asheboro, NC, Frank Delk and his wife Tammy of Asheboro, NC; grandsons, Chip Delk of Raleigh, NC, Jason Delk of Asheboro, NC, Noah Delk of Asheboro, NC; granddaughter, Jessica Delk of Cary, NC; brothers, Richard Delk of Denton, NC; Henry Leaton Delk of Denton, NC; and special friend and caregiver, Frances Cross of Asheboro, NC. No Briles lineage