Friday, December 27

Jim Briles, Officer of the Year in Asheboro!

ASHEBORO-Asheboro Police Detective James Rex "Jim" Briles has been selected as the 2013 Asheboro Police Officer of the Year. Briles has been a member of APD since 1999 serving in patrol, Criminal Investigations, Vice/Narcotics and again in CID/CSI. He is son of James Rex and Catherine Cameron Briles. Det. Briles is a license pilot and enjoys riding his motorcycle. He is also the brother of R. Trent Briles, Curator of the Briles Information Network. Congrats big brother on your award!

John Max Small, Son of Briles Dies

John Max Small, 80, of Asheboro, NC, died Thursday, December 26, 2013, at The Randolph Hospice House. A funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 pm Sunday, December 29, 2013, at Ridge Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Hunt and Rev. Mack Summey officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memorial Park in Asheboro. Family will receive friends from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Saturday, December 28, 2013, at Ridge Funeral Home. Native of Randolph County, NC, born December 4, 1933.the son of the late William Clay Small and Blanche Lenora Briles Small. In addition to his parents, Mr. Small was preceded in death by his sister, Vae Robbins. Survived by his wife, Edith Swaney Small, of the home; sons, Michael Small and wife, Brenda, of Farmer, NC, Dean Small and wife, Jacky, of Asheboro, NC; sisters, Maxine Thompson, Eutha McPherson and husband, Ed, all of Asheboro, NC; brother, Jerry Small and wife, Eula, of Asheboro, NC; grandchildren, Nicole Ewing, Kelly Hughes and husband, Richie, Amber Small, Shane Small, Nathan Small, Mandy Small; step-grandchildren, Samantha Ritter, Jacob Ritter; great grandchildren, Milea Canoy, Cameron Canoy, Hayden Hughes.

Monday, December 23

John Alex Baker Dies

TRINITY-John Alex Baker, Jr., 92,of Trinity, died Sunday, December 22, 2013 at Hospice Home at High Point. Funeral Services, 11 AM, Thursday, December 26, 2013, at Mt. Tabor Community Church, Asheboro; Rev. Ben Stowe, Rev. Stephen Stowe, Rev. Gene Beaver. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors by the Randolph County Honor Guard. Visitation, 10 AM to 11 AM, Thursday, Mt. Tabor Community Church, AsheboroNative of Randolph County, preceded in death by his wife, Lela Nelson Baker, parents John A.Baker, Sr. and Lura Robbins Baker. Survivors: daughters, Jean Baker Antrim and husband, Carl, of Trinity, Elaine Baker Beaver and husband, Gene, of Salisbury, Joy Gayle Baker Mitchem, of Trinity, sons, Charles Edward Baker and wife, Bonnie, John Alec Baker, III and wife, Netta, all of Trinity, thirteen grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, one great great grandchild. Direct line to Briles via Robbins: Crawford & Mary Briles Rush

Saturday, December 21

Glendon Bascom McCain Dead, Age 73

Glendon Bascom McCain, 73, of Randleman, NC, passed Friday, December 20, 2013, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro, NC. A funeral service is scheduled for 11:00 am Monday, December 23, 2013, at Ridge Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ray Whittington officiating. Family will receive friends from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Sunday, December 22, 2013, at Ridge Funeral Home in Asheboro. Burial will follow at Charlotte United Methodist Church Cemetery in Asheboro. Native of Randolph County, NC, born April 19, 1940 the son of the late Harris Glenn McCain and Fleta Briles McCain Redding. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Bob McCain and Bill McCain. Survived by daughter, Robin Vanhoy, of Asheboro; sons, Todd McCain, of Greensboro, Eric McCain, of Asheboro, Chris Davis and wife, Sheryl, of Greensboro: grandsons, Ryan Vanhoy, of Oxford, MS, Brad Davis and wife, Jenn, of Charlotte; and two great grandchildren. Also direct line to Briles: Sarah Briles McCain

Thursday, December 19

Mary Ann Elizabeth Schweitzer Briles

Mary Ann Elizabeth Schweitzer Briles, age 88, passed December 18, 2013 at the Christian Community Nursing Home in Hudson, Wisconsin. Funeral Mass 12pm (noon) Saturday, 12/21/13 at St. Bridget Catholic Church, River Falls. Visitation 10:30am until time of Mass at the church. Interment in St. Bridget Catholic Cemetery. Born May 13, 1925 in Minneapolis, MN, to Henry and Eva (Walker) Schweitzer, Sr. the first of three children. She was married to the late Donald O. Briles on April 30, 1955. Survived by her daughters: Theresa “Terri” Briles of Shoreview, MN, Phyllis Briles (husband Keith Lammers) of Le Sueur, MN; grandchildren, Michael Aaron (Jennifer) Briles of Chicago, Melissa Briles of Oregon, WI, Joshua Briles of Baldwin, WI, great-grandson Oliver Edward Briles. She is also survived by her brother Michael (Lori) Schweitzer of Lakeville, MN; sister-in-law Delores Briles; many nieces and nephews and faithful friends, especially Joanie & David Soward. Preceded in death by her parents, her brother Hank, her son Michael Edward, her husband Donald and many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law and a nephew.

Sunday, December 15

Contributor to the BIN Dies

The Briles Information Network is deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend Bonnie Snider Jones. Bonnie was a major contributor to our network providing valuable genealogy information and aided in important research for the Briles and Snider surnames. We extend our deepest sympathy to the Briles and Jones families.

Bonnie Kay Snider Jones, 69, a resident of Duke St., died Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at Forsyth Medical Center. A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 13, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Thomasville with Rev. Rusty Sieck officiating. Interment will follow at the Snider Family Cemetery in Churchland, NC. Born on May 28, 1944 in Davidson County, NC to Virginia Briles Snider and the late Jesse Gray Snider. She was a bookkeeper for over 50 years and former vice president of the Davidson County Genealogical Society. On June 18, 1966, she married Jeremy Copeland (Jerry) Jones, who survives of the home; also surviving are two sons, Ben C. Jones of Lexington and James G. Jones of Thomasville; her mother, Virginia Briles Snider of Thomasville; daughter-in-law, Julie Jones of Winston-Salem; and twin granddaughters, Megan and Melissa Jones of Winston-Salem.

Max S. "Mix" Briles Dies

Max "Mick" S. Briles, 83, of Salem, Oregon passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2013 in Arizona. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at Grace Baptist Church in Salem, Oregon. Born on April 2, 1930 in Shelburn, Oregon to Dewey Briles and Bertha Leimkuhl. Survived by his wife of 57 years Winnie, his daughter Debi Owen and her husband Kim, sons David (Kathy Toney), and Dan, grandchildren, Lacie, Kyle, Kevin, Brittany, Bethany, Amie, Beau, Tina, and 7 great grandchildren.

Saturday, December 7

Coach Art Briles & Baylor Win Big 12 Title

What a Season for Coach Art Briles & the Baylor Bears. 11-1 and now Big 12 Champs after convincing 30-10 win over the Texas Longhorns. Baylor fans were on pins and needles after Oklahoma St lost the bedlam game to Oklahoma. Baylor needed this victory to take the title and clinch a BCS bowl! Baylor is now Fiesta Bowl bound on New Year's Day in Glendale, AZ and will likely play the University of Central Florida! Good luck to Coach Briles and the Baylor Bears in the bowl game !!!

Monday, December 2

Lena Cordelia Thyfault Briles

Lena Cordelia Thyfault Briles of Pritchett Colorado died in her home November 26, 2013. Born to Arthur and Jessie Thyfault on October 31, 1934 in Pritchett, Colorado. Lena leaves behind her loving husband, Elmer A. Briles, her son Arthur E. Briles and daughter-in-law Lonnie F. Briles, her grandson Geoffrey A. Briles, her sister Loretta Bradburn and many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Abstract from Maltbie Funeral Home in Colorado. Elmer A Briles is the son of the late Walter & Jennie Lowe Briles.

Friday, November 29

Brother of Coach Art Briles Dies in Fall

Edward Duane “Eddie” Briles resident of Haskell, Texas passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, December 1, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Haskell with Mr. John Greeson and Rev. Jim McCurley officiating. Interment will follow at Willow Cemetery. Visitation is planned for Saturday evening, November 30 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home located at 304 N. 2nd Street. Born March 6, 1954 at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Oakland, CA to Dennis Ray Briles and Wanda Nelle McCain Briles. He married Teresa Ann Rhoads on May 26, 1973 in Rule, Texas, preceded in death by his father, Dennis Ray Briles; mother, Wanda McCain Briles; grandparents, George Abe Briles and Irene Felton Briles, OJ McCain and Ada Belle Place McCain, W.O. (Bill) Kittley and Elsie (Tottie) McCain Kittley, father-in-law, Eugene Rhoads. Survived by his wife, Teresa of Haskell; daughter, Brandi Beard and husband Jon of Lubbock; son, Jason Briles and wife Jennifer of Graham; brother, Art Briles and wife Jan of Waco. In addition, he is survived by 6 grandchildren, Trinity and Brieley Anthony, Kash Beard, and Braylee, Brenna, and Brett Briles; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. Serving as pallbearers for Eddie are Keith Briles, Dale Carroll, Keith Everett, Johnny Fouts, Andy Gannaway, and Jimmy Lisle.

Friday, November 22

Paul Cletus Hulin

Paul Cletus Hulin, 65, died Thursday morning, November 21, 2013 at his residence. A graveside service will be held Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 2 P.M. in Pleasant Union Christian Church Cemetery with Rev. Clayton Stoneman officiating. Mr. Hulin will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville until the service hour. Born September 12, 1948 in Randolph County, a son of the late Charlie Cletus Hulin and Annie McDowell Hulin. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sons, Larry Hulin and Clint Hulin and a great-granddaughter, Grace Ann Gayheart. Surviving are a daughter, Rose Ann Gayheart and husband Danny of High Point; a son, Glenn Cletus Hulin of Greensboro; step-daughter Tammy Lankford and husband Curtis of Lexington; step-son, Alfred Malson, Jr. and wife Penny of Bennettsville, S.C.; sister, Rosa Lee Hulin of Thomasville; granddaughter, Paula Ann Moore of High Point; four great-grandchildren, Jacob, Jonah, Mia and Americus. Mr. Hulin is the grandson of the late Josie Briles Hulin

Thursday, November 21

Allene Ella Crotts Summey

Allene Ella Crotts Summey, 85, of Asheboro, NC, died Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at Mountain Vista Health Park. A funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 pm Thursday, November 21, 2013, at the Randolph Memorial Park Chapel Mausoleum with Rev. Billy Joe Yates officiating. Native of Randolph County, NC, Mrs. Summey was born August 17, 1928. She was the daughter of the late William Thomas Crotts and Covie Ella Hunt Crotts. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Summey was preceded in death by her daughter, Janice Allene Summey. Survived by her husband, William Astor Summey, of the home; son, William Lee Summey and wife, Harriett, of Asheboro, NC; grandchildren, Dana Moose and husband, Whit Jr., of Mt. Pleasant, NC, Brent Summey and wife, Kimrey, of Asheboro, NC, great grandchildren, Jacob Moose, KayDee Summey; several nieces and nephews. NOTE: Her husband, William Astor Summey is the son of the late Jesse & Gertrude Briles Summey

Charles Samuel Briles Passes

Charles Samuel Briles, 63, of Asheboro, NC, passed Saturday, November 16, 2013, at his residence. A graveside service is scheduled for 11:00 am Thursday, November 21, 2013, at Randolph Memorial Park with Dr. Richard Crider officiating. A native of Randolph County, NC, Mr. Briles was born July 15, 1950; preceded in death by his father, Charles Dalton Briles. Survived by his daughter, Leanna Giles and husband, Bob, of Burlington, NC; mother, Ruth Gallimore Tedder, of Asheboro; sister, Bonnie Blue and husband, Leighton, of Fayetteville, NC; granddaughter, Mary Chandler Giles; one niece and one nephew.

Thursday, November 7

Jewel Pierce Watford Passes

Jewel Pierce Watford, 78, passed Thursday morning, November 7, 2013 at the Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington. Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 3 P.M. at Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. David Bowman officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Watford will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home until taken to the church thirty minutes prior to the service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 5 p.m. until 8p.m. and other times at the home. Born October 11, 1935 in Randolph County, a daughter of Royce Pierce and Millie Barnes Pierce. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son, Allen Watford; a sister Pauline Gordon and a brother Don Pierce. Surviving are her husband John Benjamin Watford of the home; a daughter, Kay Watford and her husband John Collett, III of Thomasville; sons, Sam Watford and wife Karen, Frank Watford and wife Robin, Ben Watford and wife Mitzi and Luther Watford, all of Thomasville; sisters, Louise Elberson and husband Jim of Thomasville and Mary Hughes of Denton; brothers, Charles Pierce and wife Glenda of Lexington and Dolan Pierce and wife Bonnie of Thomasville; Eight Grandchildren and Two Great-Grandchildren. Direct line twice to Briles: Mary Briles Pearce and Margaret Briles Kindley

Monday, November 4

Ronnie Austin Parrish

Ronald (Ronnie) Austin Parrish, 62, of Thomasville, NC, passed Sunday, November 3, 2013, at the Hinkle Hospice House of Lexington, NC. A celebration of his life will be held Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at Hillside Park Baptist Church with Dr. Steven Chipps officiating. Interment will follow at Holly Hill Memorial Cemetery. Born March 26, 1951, in Davidson County to Austin and Gladys Parrish. He is preceded in death by his father, Austin Parrish, and granddaughter, Savannah Joseph. Ronnie is survived by his loving wife, Patsy Benfield Parrish of 45 years; daughter, Tammy Joseph of New York; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; mother, Gladys Parrish; and sister Judy Shipton (LeeRoy) of Lexington, NC. Briles line: Margaret Briles Kindley

Monday, October 28

Jimmy Lee Floyd

Jimmy Lee Floyd, 59, of Asheboro, NC, died Monday, October 28, 2013, at The Randolph Hospice House. A funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 pm Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at Sawyersville Wesleyan Church with Rev. Jeff Garner officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at Sawyersville Wesleyan Church and other times at the home of his parents. A native of Randolph County, NC, Mr. Floyd was born October 19, 1954.Survived by his daughter, Leesa Perdue and husband Joe, of Trinity, NC; sons, Donnie Floyd, Danny Floyd, both of Randleman, NC; parents, Thurman and Reba Hoover Floyd; sisters, Judy Albright and husband, Carroll, of Asheboro, NC, Sandra Willoughby and husband, Jim, of Denton, NC; brother, Gerry Floyd and wife, Rebecca, of Asheboro, NC; grandchildren, Kara, Allie, Braxton, Thurman; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Direct line to Briles, twice: Paternal=Shadrach & Margaret Briles Kindley. Maternal=Jonas & Rachel Briles Hoover

Saturday, October 26

Jack Dawes Pierce Dies

ASHEBORO — Jack Dawes Pierce, 88, of Asheboro, NC, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at The Randolph Hospice House. Funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, October 26, 2013, at West Bend United Methodist Church with Rev. Drew McIntyre officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memorial Park in Asheboro. Native of Guilford County, NC, Mr. Pierce was born Oct. 30, 1924. He was the son of the late Frank Melvin Pierce and Nancy Ellen Peele Pierce. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Rayford Pierce. Survived by his wife, Ruby Cain Pierce, of the home; daughter, Jackie Pierce Vuncanon and husband, Tim, of Raleigh, NC; son, Aldy Richard Pierce and fiancee, Teresa Morton, of Asheboro, NC; sisters, Allene Yow, Frances Tesh, both of Asheboro, NC, Ina Mae Hill and husband, J.D., of Thomasville, NC; grandchildren, Azure Rudd and husband, Seth, Josh Vuncanon, Amanda Pierce and fiancé, Michael Yow, Hannah Poston and husband, David, Daniel Pierce, T. J. Anderson, Josh Anderson and wife Rhona, April Anderson and fiancé, Paul Walker; great grandchildren, Riley Poston, Mattie Poston, Eli Poston, Braxton Walker, Caleb Anderson and Kaylah Anderson. Direct line to Briles: Mary Briles Pierce

Tuesday, October 22

Marion Summey Briles, 80, Dies in Lexington

Marion Summey Briles, 80, died Monday, October 21, 2013 at the Henry Etta & Bruce Hinkle Hospice House. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 4:00 PM at Zion United Church of Christ with Rev. James Simonds and Rev. Dr. Joe D. Coltrane officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Born on February 27, 1933 in Davidson County to Russel J. Briles and Zola Summey Briles. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Mock Hilton Briles on February 9, 2001, whom he married on December 19, 1953. Surviving are his sons, David N. Briles and wife Carolyn of Monroe, GA, Joseph A. Briles and wife Patty of Smithfield, NC, and Jonathan H. Briles of Thomasville; brother, Lee Briles and wife Ruth of Jamestown; sister, Rusaline Cassidy of Trinity; and four grandchildren, Michael Briles, Megan Briles, Stephanie Briles, and Beth Briles.

Monday, October 14

Pauline Pierce Gordon Dies

Pauline Pierce Gordon, 75, of Denton, died Saturday, October 12, 2013 at her residence. Funeral Service will be 4:00 PM Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at Old Fashioned Baptist Church, with Rev. Jeremy Pierce, Rev. Daniel Little and Rev. David Price officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Born November 30, 1937 in Randolph County, the daughter of Royce Reese “Bill” and Millie Frances Barnes Pierce. She was a homemaker and was preceded in death by her husband, David Lee Gordon in 1994 and a brother, Don Pierce. Survived by a son, Roger Gordon of Denton; 4 daughters, June Gailey and husband Conrad of Lexington, Janice Hughes of Asheboro, Cindy Peacock and husband Stephen of Denton and Tara Clontz of Denton; 2 brothers, Charles Pierce of Lexington and Dolan Pierce of Thomasville; 3 sisters, Jewel Watford and Louise Elberson, both of Thomasville and Mary Hughes of Denton; 11 Grandchildren; 16 Great-grandchildren. Direct line to Briles X2: Ansel & Mary Briles Pearce (Pierce Line) and Shadrach & Margaret Briles Kindley (Barnes Line)

Monday, October 7

Pauline Lambeth Simpson Dies

Pauline Lambeth Simpson, 92, passed Monday, October 7, 2013 at the Henry Etta & Bruce Hinkle Hospice House. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Bethel United Methodist Church with Rev. Tim Starbuck, Rev. Bob Briggs, and Rev. Elton Wilborne officiating. Interment will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Born on January 20, 1921 in Randolph County, NC to Alvin Henry Lambeth and Claddie Yates Lambeth. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Grady Simpson on October 22, 1965; step-mother, Lula Lambeth; brother, James Arthur Lambeth. Surviving are two sons, Bobby Simpson and wife Nancy of Thomasville and Ricky Simpson and wife Cindy of Lexington; sister, Irene L. Staley of Asheboro; three grandchildren, Michelle Simpson King and husband David of Denton, Sarah Elizabeth Simpson, and Mary Paige Simpson; and great-grandson, Clint David King. Mrs. Simpson's step mother, Lula Kindley Lambeth has a direct line to Briles: Mary Briles Pearce & Margaret Briles Kindley

Friday, October 4

Shirley Ann Hoover Hunt

Shirley Ann Hoover Hunt, age 75, died on Monday, September 30, 2013 at Brookstone Nursing Home in Lexington. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, October 4, 2013 in the Chapel of Thomasville Funeral Home, 18 Randolph St., Thomasville NC with Rev. Donnie Lundsford officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Pleasant Community Church Cemetery, 2415 Hoover Hill Rd. Trinity NC. Born on March 3, 1938 in Randolph County, a daughter to Dave and Sally Ann Younts Hoover; preceded in death by her husband, Earl Richard Hunt. Surviving Mrs. Hunt are her three sons and their wives: Donald and Kathy Hunt, Dale and Pansy Hunt and Ricky and Wendy Hunt; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Direct line to Briles: Rachel Briles Hoover

Friday, September 27

Erman Eugene Black

Erman Eugene Black, 76, a resident of Tabernacle Church Rd., died Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at the Hospice Home at High Point. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church with Rev. Myra Ward-Brown and Rev. Craig O’Hara officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Born on April 27, 1937 in Randolph County to James Lee Black and Nannie Alma Briles Black . In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Fallie Lou Hooks Black on May 23, 1983, whom he married January 29, 1955; sister, Kathleen Mabe; brother, James Black; and two grandsons, Donnie Nance and Steve Deatherage. Surviving are two daughters, Debbie Coleman and husband Robert of the home, and Teresa Nance and husband Billy of Lexington; one grandson, Ricky Nance of Polkton, NC; and one great-granddaughter, Skylar Nance. 

Monday, September 23

Edward Forest Swicegood II

Edward Forest Swicegood, II, age 71, of Asheboro died Monday, September 23, 2013 at Woodland Hill Care & Rehabilitation, Asheboro. A private graveside service will be held at a later date at West Bend United Methodist Church Cemetery. Born January 21, 1942 in Asheboro to Edward F. and Hazel McCain Swicegood; preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Kearns Swicegood and daughter, Paula S. Swing. Survived by his son, Ted Swicegood and his wife Penny of Asheboro; grandson, Ethan Swing of Asheboro; brother, Tommy Swicegood and his wife Peggy of North Myrtle Beach, SC; nephew, Ben Swicegood. Briles line x2: Sarah Briles McCain and Crawford & Mary Briles Rush

Thursday, September 19

Potty Mouth!

SOPHIA-If you can't buy the stuff why not grow it! All 152 lbs of it! Arthur Dale Loflin, who ties go back to Elizabeth Briles Laughlin (his great grandmother X2)got busted with the goods, which is valued at over $122,000! Loflin, 56, and Thea Gail Malicoat, 54, of 3664 Beckerdite Road, were both charged with two counts of trafficking in marijuana, maintaining a place for a controlled substance, conspiring to traffic in marijuana, three counts of simple possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, possessing, selling or buy a gun with an altered serial number and possession of a firearm by a felon. Loflin and Bailcoat being held under $50,000 secured bonds, the Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday. Christopher Oliver Moore, a neighbor, was charged with charged with two counts of trafficking in marijuana, conspiring to traffic in marijuana, maintaining a place for a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. YIKES!!!!

Friday, September 13

Mary Frances Kinley Luck

Mary Frances Kinley Luck, 70, of Asheboro, NC, died Friday, September 13, 2013, at The Randolph Hospice House. A funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 pm Sunday, September 15, 2013, at Ulah Church of God with Rev. Alex Shelton officiating. Wake: Family will receive friends from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Saturday, September 14, 2013, at Ridge Funeral Home and other times at the home of Johnny and Alicia Luck.Burial will follow at Hopewell Friends Meeting Cemetery in Asheboro. Native of Davidson County, NC, Mrs. Luck was born October 22, 1942. She was the daughter of the late Fred Edward Kinley and Elsie Pauline Parks Kinley. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Luck was preceded in death by her sisters, Lois Ashley, Joyce Greene, Lorene Luck and her brother, Ray Gene Luck. Survived by her husband of 53 years, David H. Luck; of the home; sons, Johnny E. Luck and wife, Alicia, Timothy D. Luck, Kevin A. Luck, all of Asheboro; sister, Norma Jean Voncannon and husband, Clinton, of Asheboro; brothers, William Edward “Ed” Kinley and wife, Colleen, of Denton, Albert Lee Kinley and wife, Gladys, of Trinity, Terry Wayne Kinley and wife, Rita, of Asheboro, Daniel Ray Kinley and wife, Janice, of Lexington, Kenneth Dale Kinley and wife, Marilyn, of Seagrove, Ralph Dean Kinley, of Asheboro; grandchildren, Jacob Luck, Luke Luck, Noah Luck and Brent Luck. Direct line to Nancy Briles Kindley and Margaret Briles Kindley

Friday, September 6

Irene Clifton Briles

Irene Clifton Briles, 96, died September 3, 2013 at Friends Home Guilford. A celebration of her life will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, September 5, at Hanes-Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel with interment to follow in Guilford Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Born in Patrick, VA to the late Mr. and Mrs. S. Lester and Lillie M. Martin Clifton. She married Philip F. Simmons who died in 1943 while in France serving in WWII. Her second husband, Austin Hughes Briles died in 1998. She is survived by her son, Doyle Simmons and wife Kathy of Greensboro; grandchildren, Clifton Simmons and wife Laura and Steven Simmons both of Greensboro; great grandchildren, Traci Simmons, Quentin Simmons, Stephanie Simmons, and Michelle Simmons; and several nieces and nephews.

Thursday, August 22

Amy Annette Leonard

Amy Annette Leonard, age 53 of Lexington, NC died Monday, August 19 at her residence. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, August 24 at Jackson Creek Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Billy Joe Yates. .Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery. Family will see friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Friday at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton and other times at the residence of the sister Vickie Yates on Jarrell Road. Born June 29, 1960 in Davidson County to Nession Leonard and Frances Summey Leonard. Survived by her sons, Shaun Smith and Chad Smith both of Lexington; sisters, Vickie Yates and husband Billy Joe, Donna Harrison and husband Mickey all of Lexington and Judy Bryant and husband Darrell of Thomasville.


Briles Line: Granddaughter of Gertrude Briles Summey

Monday, August 19

Jack Dempsey Hunt Sr.

Jack Dempsey Hunt Sr. passed Sunday afternoon at 5:25p.m. in the Hospice Home of High Point. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday at 3:00p.m. from the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service on Eastchester Dr. by the Rev. Steve Smith and Rev. Don Duncan. Interment will follow in the Floral Garden Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday at 1:30p.m. until the hour of the service. Born July 23, 1935 in Randolph County a son of Jessie Williams Hunt. On October 25, l955 he was married to Nancy Armentrout who survives of the home. Also surviving are 2 daughters; Mrs. Randy (Patti) Russell and Mrs. Salvatore (Karen) Matthews both of High Point; 1 Son Jack D. Hunt Jr. of Thomasville; 2 Brothers; Gene Hunt and wife Leslie of Kernersville and Buster Hunt of High Point; 6 Grandchildren; Courtnee Swaim and husband Silas, Nicholas Hargrove and wife Kaila, Maigan Sanders and husband Charles; Jack Hunt III , Corey Hunt and Evan Hunt; 3 Great Grandchildren; Julian Hunt, Jacob Sanders and Nicholas Grant Hargrove.

Direct line to Margaret Briles Kindley

Friday, August 16

Ruth Jane Small Surratt Dies

Ruth Jane Small Surratt, age 90, of Trinity died Thursday, August 15, 2013 at the Randolph Hospice House. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Pierce's Chapel Primitive Baptist Church, Ross Wood Rd., Trinity with Elder Ted Morton and Rev. Johnny Ray Gardner officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Family will receive friends on Friday, August 16, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro. Born on March 6, 1923 in Trinity, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.O. Small. In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by her husband Edward Surratt. Survived by her son, Edward "Eddie" Surratt, Jr. and his wife Sheila of Trinity; granddaughter, Michelle Surratt Sarvis and her husband Mike of Trinity; great grandson, Justin Woody of Trinity; and sister, Lois Jordan of Greensboro.


Direct line to Mary Briles Pearce

Thursday, August 15

Beta Testing for Radio Network Complete!

Beta testing for the Briles Information Radio Network is complete, which brings us to phase II of the project. Many thanks to SamVibe for the free service during the testing process. The beta testing consisted of a 24-hour loop of pre-recorded programming with no live content. We now move to the actual implementation of the radio station to allow for live broadcasting with a toll free line for requests and interviews, remote broadcasting, and SKYPE contact capabilities. Final phase should be complete within the next two months. Stay Tuned!

Welcome Aboard Briles Media Pro!

The Briles Information Network has assumed the rights to the BrilesMedia.com web site. Briles Media Productions will become the parent, limited liability company for the BIN, the Briles Information Radio Network and Video Impressions. The BIN will remain the focal point with the radio station and Video Impressions supporting it's mission. We are excited about this joint venture which will allow us to bring fresh content and information in the world of genealogy! Visit the new web site by clicking on the logo!

C. Wayne Loflin Dies


C. Wayne Loflin, passed away at his home on August 13, 2013. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 16, 2013 at Marlboro Friends Meeting, 2668 Marlboro Church Rd., Sophia with Rev. Ricky Sessoms officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. A visitation will be held in the Sunday School wing after the services.Born in the Edgar area of Sophia on September 28, 1927 to Alva E. and Ethel Davis Loflin.  Preceded in death by his parents: Alva and Ethel Davis Loflin; wife, Louise Webster Loflin; daughter, LuEllen Loflin Morgan; sisters, Iris Cashatt, Edith Wagoner, Virginia Parks and Treva Pearman. Survived by son: Clifford W. Loflin, Jr. and his wife Patricia of Sophia; daughter and her husband: Linda L. and Roger Thuotte of Hillsborough, NC; son-in-law, Mark Morgan of Sophia; grandchildren, Laura Thuotte Bibb and her husband Ben, Daniel Loflin, Rachel Loflin Maguire and her husband Chris, Greg Thuotte, Madelyn Morgan and Wyatt Morgan; great grandson, Luke Bibb.

Direct line to Elizabeth Briles Laughlin

Monday, August 12

Magalene McDowell Cook Passes; Rachel Briles Hoover Line

Magalene McDowell Cook, 87 of Archdale died Sunday, August 11, 2013 at High Point Regional Hospital. Funeral services for Mrs. Cook will be held 3:00 pm Tuesday at Fairview United Methodist Church with the Reverend Harold Shives and the Reverend Nancy Krall officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale. Born March 26, 1926 in Guilford County she is a daughter of the late Alfred Levi McDowell and Mamie SIlman McDowell .She was married to Paul Thomas Cook who preceded her in death on February 23, 1986. Also preceding her in death are her parents and sisters Eloise Reid, Dorothy “Dot” McDonald and Betty Davis and brothers George McDowell, Riley McDowell and Reverend Garland McDowell. Survived by one son Gary Paul Cook and his wife Sherrie of Trinity and two wonderful grandchildren, Tyler Paul Cook and Travis Lee Cook whom she loved and cared for very much. She is also survived by siblings, Julius McDowell of Trinity, Terry McDowell and wife Margie of High Point, Lera Owen of Archdale, Martha Shives and husband Reverend Harold Shives of Archdale and Irene Parks and husband Richard of St. Lucey, FL.





Direct line to Rachel Briles Hoover!

Thursday, August 8

Justin Thomas Parrish Passes at Baptist Hospital

Justin Thomas Parrish, 23, of Denton, died Saturday, August 3, 2013 in the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 4 P.M. in Cid United Methodist Church with Rev. Sandy Young and Rev. Robert Hedrick officiating. The family will receive friends at the church immediately following the service. J.C. Green & Sons is assisting the family. Born February 19, 1990 in Guilford County a son of Phil Steven Parrish and Pamela Kearns Parrish. He was preceded in death by a brother, Baby Michael. On March 12, 2010 he was married to Shannon Hedrick, who survives of the home. Also surviving are his parents, Pamela “Pam” Parrish and Steven “Steve” Parrish, both of Thomasville; a daughter, Keely Parrish of the home; son, Ryan Parrish of the home; step-daughter, Hannah Stacy of the home; step-sons, Jordan Stacy and Skylar Stacy of Archdale; sisters, Alysha Parrish of Lexington and Gracie Parrish of Thomasville; brothers, Michael Parrish and wife Kerry of Troy, Xzavier Parrish and Landon Parrish, both of Thomasville; maternal grandmother, Jane Edwards of High Point. 


Direct line to Briles twice: Alfred & Charity Briles Pierce and Jonas & Rachel Briles Hoover. Link is great grandfather Numie Parrish for both lines

Sunday, July 28

Grand Daughter of Briles Dies

Faith Routh Scism, 75 of Archdale pass Saturday, July 27, 2013 at her home. Funeral services for Mrs. Scism will be held 11:00 am Wednesday at Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Following the interment the family will greet friends in the church. Born April 10, 1938 in Randolph County she is a daughter of the late Kernie Routh and Bertie Hill Routh. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Donald Scism on August 13, 2004 and a sister Christine R. Jordan and a brother Gene Routh. Survived by one son David K. Scism and wife Ronda of Thomasville and a grandson Phillip Keith Scism of Thomasville. She is also survived by her siblings Anne Harrell, Carl E. Routh, Shirley R. Holder, Curtis Routh and wife Jean and Sue R. Stroud and two sisters-in-law Linda Sink and Becky Kearns.

Direct line to Briles, twice: First grandmother is Bertha Roanna Briles. Paternal line goes through Shadrach & Margaret Briles Kindley






Denise Beebe Briles Passes

HENDERSON-Denise Ann Briles, age 51, died Saturday, July 27, 2013. Memorial services will be held Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 1:00 PM in the J.M. White Funeral Home Chapel conducted by the Rev. Steve Goode and the Rev. Mike Briles. The family will receive friends Saturday prior to the service from noon until 1:00 PM at J. M. White Funeral Home. Born in Columbus, MS on August 3, 1961, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Beebe and Maxine Vollmer Beebe of Hendersonville, NC. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Frank Briles and daughter, Shannon Briles of the home.

Wednesday, July 24

Teresa Ann Loflin Haithcox

SOPHIA-Teresa Ann Loflin Haithcox, 54, of Sophia died Sunday, July 21, 2013, at her home. The family will receive friends Thursday, July 25, 2013, from 12:30-1:45 p.m. at Pugh Funeral Home, 600 S Main St., Randleman. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. in the chapel. Burial will follow at Randolph Memorial Park, Asheboro. Native of Randolph County and born May 1, 1959 to the late Thomas Arthur Loflin and Shirley Routh Griffin who survives. Preceded in death by her grandmother, Clara Routh. Survived by her son, Brandon Moser; mother, Shirley Griffin of Sophia; brothers, Dale Loflin and his wife Thea of Sophia, Ricky Loflin and his wife Karen of Trinity and Scott Loflin and his wife Rachel of Asheboro; nephews, Josh Loflin and his wife Veronica of Randleman, Issac and Matthew Loflin both of Asheboro; niece, Dasha Oxendine and her husband Jeremy of Trinity; great nieces, Emily and Cheyenne Oxendine of Trinity; and faithful canine companion Jasmine.


Direct Line to Briles: Elizabeth Briles Laughlin her great great grandmother

Tuesday, July 23

Sallie Hill Yates Dies

Sallie Bell Hill Yates, 91, died Sunday, July 21, 2013 at the High Point Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 2 p.m. in J.C. Green & Sons Chapel with Rev. Mike Orman officiating. Burial will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Born August 7, 1921 in Davidson County, a daughter of the late Hosey Presley Hill and May Hunt Hill. Mrs. She was married to Leon Nathaniel Yates who preceded her in death July 1, 2011. Surviving are a son, Tony Leon Yates of Portsmouth, Virginia; grandchildren, Bryan Nathan Yates and wife Tammi of Portsmouth, Virginia and Lorrie Lee Spivey and husband Bradley of Thomasville; and Seven Great-Grandchildren. 


Direct line to Briles: Shadrach & Margaret Briles Kindley

Saturday, July 20

Gilbert Blake Farlow

HIGH POINT- Gilbert Blake Farlow, 62, resident of High Point passed today, July 20th, 2013 at High Point Regional Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale. Son of James Gilbert & Effie Skeen Farlow.

No direct line to Briles.

Alberta Elizabeth "Beth" Briles Gentry

While checking death notices around the county I came upon one with direct ties to Briles in Randolph County, specifically the granddaughter of John & Elizabeth Welborn Briles. Alberta "Beth" Briles Gentry, daughter of John Charles & Dessie Duvall Briles passed away January 24th of this year in Ottawa, Kansas. Beth, her parents, and husband are buried at Highand Cemetery in Ottawa, KS. We have updated Dessie's information and added the cemetery. We apologize for missing this earlier. Below is Beth's death notice.

Alberta Elizabeth "Beth" Briles Gentry passed away Thursday, January 24, 2013 in Ottawa, Kansas. Family and friends will meet for a Graveside Service at 11:00 A.M. Monday, January 28, 2013, at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa, with a Memorial Service at Trinity United Methodist Church Ottawa, 1:30 P.M. Monday, January 28, 2013. Born on Wednesday, February 18, 1925 in Richter, Kansas, the daughter of John Charles and Dessie (Duvall) Briles. On June 1, 1947 Beth was united in marriage to Kenneth Neil Gentry at her parents' home. After forty-four years of marriage he preceded her in death on December 13, 1991. Preceding Beth in death are her husband Kenneth Neil Gentry; parents John and Dessie Briles; grandson Tyler Bogert; and brother-in-law Chuck Swenson. Surviving family members include son Michal N. Gentry and his wife Linda, son Alan D. Gentry and his wife Lori, daughter Elisa A. Bogert and her husband Mark; grandchildren Ben Bogert and Chris Gentry; sister Dorothy Apgar and her husband Pat, sister Virginia Gardner and her husband Dan, and sister Beverly Swenson; sister-in-law Anna Marie Darbro and her husband Benny; and many nieces and nephews.

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Friday, July 12

Casi Pierce Hill

Casi Jane (Janie) Hill of Arcadia passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Forsyth Medical Center.  Funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, July 13, 2013 at Bethel Baptist Church, Friedberg Church Road, Clemmons, NC with the Rev. Garness Brooks officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Davidson Funeral Home, Hickory Tree Chapel on Friday, July 12 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Born in Lexington, NC on June 20, 1961 to John Riley Pierce and Zada Byerly Pierce. She was preceded in death by her father, John Pierce (July 11, 2004) and a brother Timothy Pierce (January 5, 1996). Survived by her husband of 32 years, Freddie Leroy Hill of the home, her mother, Zada “Sue” Pierce of Clemmons; sisters, Bonnie Brewer (Charles) of Mocksville, Emma Hanes (Lacy) of Lexington, Penny Grube (Mike) of Virginia; brothers, Johnny Pierce (Tammy) of Clemmons; sister-in-laws, Mary Vawter (Roger) and Debbie Everhart (Rick) also of Clemmons and many nieces and nephews.


Briles Lineage: Mary Briles Pearce and Rachel Briles Hoover

Monday, July 8

Frances Mae Hinkle Gardner

BURLINGTON-Frances Mae Hinkle Gardner, 81, passed Friday, July 5, 2013, at Hospice Home of Alamance-Caswell after a brief illness. A Celebration of Life will be held at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel, 2205 S. Church St., Burlington, NC on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at 11 a.m. by Rev. Ellen McCubbin and Rev. Dr. Charles Lee “Chuck” Hutchens. Entombment will follow at Alamance Memorial Park Mausoleum. Born to the late Sollie Franklin Hinkle and Jessie Mae Black on born in Thomasville, NC. Preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert Paul (Bob) Gardner of Thomasville and a brother Frank Hinkle of Thomasville. She is survived by her daughter Susan Gail Gardner Davis, Burlington; sister Joan Carol Hinkle Robertson; sister-in-law Peggy Hinkle, Thomasville; aunt Gladys Shoaf, Thomasville; cousin Craig Shoaf, Creswell and numerous nephews and nieces.


Briles lineage: H. Addison & Tabitha Briles Kendall.

Thursday, June 13

Ramona Briles Smiley Dies

Ramona A. Briles Smiley, 81, of Plainfield, passed away June 5, 2013. Memorial services will be at 1:00 pm on Saturday, June 15, 2013 in the Our Shepherd Lutheran Church Born February 28, 1932 to the late Austin and Helen (Scott) Briles in Plainville, IN. Survived by two daughters, Tina M. Hand and Tresa A. (Gary) Strakis; two brothers, Norman Briles and Bill Dawson; 4 grandchildren, Joshua (Megan) Hand, Matthew Hand, Andrew and Rebecca Strakis; 2 great grandchildren, Lauren Hand and Spencer Pippen; and Rosie the dog. She was preceded in death by her husband, William I. Smiley, a brother, Gene Dawson and a sister, Nancy Hinkle.

Friday, May 31

Robert William Kindley Dies

Robert William Kindley, 84,  passed away, Sunday, May 26, 2013 in Pine Ridge Health and Rehab. Graveside services will be conducted Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 11:00 AM in Hughes Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Jeff Mabe officiating. Born April 3, 1929 in Davidson Co. NC son of the late Jacob Kindley and Bertha Hunt Kindley; preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Betty Ann Kindley; two sisters, Pauline Kindley Hughes, Maglene Sheffield; three brothers, Billy Joe Kindley, Charlie Kindley and Carl Kindley. He was married to Ruby Summey Kindley who preceded him in death. Surviving are, five sons, William Lee Kindley and wife Janet, Donald Ray Kindley and wife Edith all of Thomasville, Randy Dale Kindley of Linwood, NC, Marshall Wayne Kindley and wife Linda and Brian O’Neal Kindley all of Thomasville; two sisters, Fannie Bullins and husband Kenneth and Judy Grubb and husband Michael all of Thomasville; Four Brothers, Jacob Odell Kindley and wife Lois of Lexington, Paul Kindley of Trinity, Garland Kindley and wife Mary of Pleasant Garden and Glenn Kindley of Thomasville; seven grandchildren, April Stacy, Marsha Edwards, Crystal Kindley, Kristy Branson, Kelly Cook, Misty Sechrest and Kimberly Kindley and twelve great grandchildren. 

Briles Lineage: Margaret Briles Kindey X2 via both parents

Friday, May 24

Daughter of Briles Dies

Kathleen Black Mabe, 78, passed Monday evening, May 20, 2013 in the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 2 P.M. in Mt. Zion United Methodist Church with Rev. Myra Ward-Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Born September 19, 1934 in Randolph County, a daughter of the late James Lee Black and Nannie Briles Black. She was married to Billy James Mabe, who died October 31, 1982. Surviving are sons, Randy Mabe of High Point, Kevin Mabe and wife Sharon and Danny Mabe and wife Pam, both of Trinity; granddaughters, Kayla Mabe and fiancé Jake Simpkins and Danielle Mabe; and a brother, Eugene Black of Trinity.

Monday, May 20

Hazel Dorsett Davis

Hazel Dorsett Davis 85, died Sunday in the Universal Health Care in Ramseur. Funeral Services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. from the Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church in Trinity by the Rev. James Bowen. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dwight Walker, Jack Blevin, Jack Hughes, Jim Davis, Kermit Pierce and Russell Draughn. Born June l7, l927 in Randolph County a daughter of Truman and Florence Farlow Dorsett. She was married to Frank Monroe Davis Jr. who preceded her in death. Surviving are l son; Steven Davis and wife Jill of 4149 Craven Pine Rd. Sophia; l Sister; Mrs. Gladys Hill and husband Kenneth of Burlington; 2 Grandchildren; Josh Davis and wife Brandy and Meredith Brust and husband Mike; 3 Great Grandchildren Kate Elizabeth and Carter Michael Brust and Jillian Lane Davis.

DIRECT LINE to BRILES: Crawford & Mary Briles Rush

Elizabeth “Lib” Hoover Satterfield Kessler, 86, Dies

Elizabeth “Lib” Hoover Satterfield Kessler, 86, of Asheboro, NC, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Kindred Hospital. Family will receive friends from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Bethel Baptist Church. A funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 pm Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Bethel Baptist Church with Dr. Jody Harrison and Rev. Claudie Harrison officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Native of Randolph County, NC, born May 13, 1927 the daughter of the late Robert Ray Hoover and Queen Lillian Kindley Hoover. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Steven E. Satterfield, and her second husband, George H. Kessler. Survived by her daughter, Darlene Satterfield, of Asheboro, NC; son, Timothy Satterfield and wife, Pam, of Harrisburg, NC; brothers, Coy Hoover and wife, Julia, Virgil Hoover, all of Asheboro, NC; grandson, Daniel Lowder; great granddaughter, Sophia Lowder.




DIRECT LINE TO BRILES: Jonas & Rachel Briles Hoover AND Shadrach & Margaret Briles Kindley AND Ansel & Mary Briles Pearce!

Wednesday, May 15

Doris Juanita Austin


Doris Juanita Austin, 90, passed away Monday, May 13, 2013 at Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington. Wake: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm at Thomasville Funeral Home. A Chapel Service will follow at 2:00 pm in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Jack Hurley, Jr. officiating: interment will follow at Floral Garden Memorial Park in High Point. Born November 16, 1922 in Randolph County to the late Frank and Myrtle Rush Hunt. Preceded in death by her husband, Jack Austin; son, Henry Austin; daughter, Rhonda Austin. Survived by daughters, Sherri Webster, Dana McKitrick and Jackie Pryce; six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
 
Direct line to Crawford & Mary Briles Rush

Tuesday, May 14

Hilda Hill Briles Dies

Hilda Hill Briles, age 77, of Asheboro died Monday, May 13, 2013 at her home. Family will receive friends on Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 12:30-1:30 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro, NC. Funeral services will follow on Thursday at 2:00 pm at the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel Asheboro with Rev. Robert Armstrong officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery.  Born in Randolph County to Blake and Margaret Hunt Hill. In addition to her parents, Hilda was preceded in death by her husband Wayne Harold Briles who passed on October 25, 2003; brother Roy Leon Hill and his wife Betty, and sister Golda Hill Stephens and her husband Bill. Survived by her daughter, Amy L. Briles of Asheboro; sister, Joyce Hill McGee and her husband James of Asheboro; brothers, Bobby Franklin Hill of Asheboro and Thomas Reid Hill and his wife Louise of Sophia.

Sunday, April 28

New Design for Message Board!

BIN Board!


The Briles Information Network Message Board has a new look. Proboards, which host the board, recently upgraded to version 5! The new version has several features which caused us to revamp the board with the new look. Due to spamming and a recent hacking, we decided to remove all members from the board. You can view and post messages as a guest only. All posts will be strictly monitored on a daily basis.Click on the link below the image!

Thursday, April 25

Ernest Edwin Hoover Dies

Ernest Edwin Hoover, 89, a resident of Thomasville, passedThursday, April 25, 2013 in the Hospice Home at High Point. Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 3 P.M. in Calvary United Church of Christ with Rev. Kelly Barefoot officiating. Burial will follow with military honors in the church cemetery. Born October 16, 1923 in Randolph County, a son of the late Jasper Andrew Hoover and Bertha Eagle Hoover. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Gladys Coman. On January 20, 1952 he was married to Helen Darr, who survives of the home. Also surviving are daughters, Anita H. Connell and husband Randy of Thomasville and Marcia H. Coatta and husband John of Minnetonka, Mn.; a son Ernie Hoover and wife Kim of Thomasville; adopted son, William “Boo” Gaddy of Thomasville;a sister, Pauline Clodfelter and husband James of Asheville, N.C.; and eight grandchildren, Jessica Connell, Sam Coatta, Trevor Connell, Ashley Hoover, Annie Coatta, Emily Hoover, Max Coatta and Brittany Hoover. 

Direct line to Rachel Briles Hoover

Friday, April 19

Mary Rush Bobo Bullard Passes Today

Mary Rush Bobo Bullard, age 83, of Asheboro passed today, Friday, April 19, 2013 at Clapps Convalescent Nursing Home. Wake;  Monday, April 22, 2013 from 10:00-11:00 AM at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 AM in the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Leslie N. Winslow and Danny West officiating. Entombment will be at Randolph Memorial Park. Born December 25, 1929 in Randolph County, the daughter of the late Lewis Otis & Maude McLeod Rush; preceded in death by her husband, James D. Bullard. Survived by one daughter,: Karen "Dale" Gibson and her husband Joe of Little River, SC; son, James "Curt" Bobo and his wife Nita of Asheboro; step-daughters, Brenda Cameron and her husband Johnny, of Emerald Isle, Linda Benson of Emerald Isle; 4 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; brother, Lewis Rush Jr. of Chatanooga, TN.

Direct line to Crawford & Mary Briles Rush!


Tuesday, April 16

Death Takes Burnis Worth Gallimore

Burnis Worth Gallimore, age 75, of Trinity died Monday, April 15, 2013 at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Tabernacle United Methodist Church, 213 Tabernacle Church Road Ext., Trinity with Rev. Bill Foust officiating.  Family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 from 7:00-9:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Born in Randolph County on January 2, 1938 to Roby and Alice Hoover Gallimore; preceded in death by his sister, Margaret Briles. Survived by his wife, Ruth Snyder Gallimore; sons, David Worth Gallimore of Asheboro, Larry Wayne Gallimore of Charlotte; daughter, Susan Gallimore Rose of Trinity; grandchildren, Maggie Moore, Donna Kennedy, and Amanda Morris all of Lexington, Angie Creel and her husband Scott of Asheboro, Stephen Rose and Brad Rose both of Trinity; great grandchildren, Taylor Creel, Tyler Creel, Brianna Morris, Drew Kennedy, Hayden Clark, Holden Clark, Aubree Rose, Jared Paige and Jordan Paige; sister, Donna Briles and her husband Gilbert of Thomasville; niece, Phyllis Caviness and her husband Gary of Asheboro; nephew, Timothy Briles of Trinity; and great niece, Natalie Caviness of Asheboro. 

Mr. Gallimore also has a direct line to Jonas & Rachel Briles Hoover.




Thursday, April 11

Husband's Line has Briles Ties!

Genevieve Laura Danz Hepler died on April 10, 2013 in Greensboro, NC. A graveside service will be held at Floral Garden Memorial Park on Saturday, April 13th at 1:00 pm. Born March 14, 1927 in Manor, Texas, the daughter of Felix and Ruby Danz. On October 21, 1944, she married Raymond Calvin Hepler Sr. and moved to High Point, NC. Survived by four children, Carol Dills and her husband Orville of Randleman, NC; Raymond Hepler Jr. and his wife Mary Ann of High Point, NC; Rebecca Apergis and her husband Steve of Burke, VA; and Elizabeth Rich of Greensboro, NC. She is also survived by her eight grandchildren, Theresa Rodriguez and husband Luis, Yvette Dills, Raymond Hepler III and wife Susie, Sarah Martin and husband Randy, Andrew Hepler and wife Genny, Jason Apergis and wife Catherine, Justin Apergis, and Kevin Rich and wife Lisa. She is also survived by her thirteen great-grandchildren: Karen Rodriguez, Ramon Rodriguez, Adam Rodriguez, Raymond Hepler IV (Cal), Ellie Hepler, Alex Martin, Jackson Martin, Oliver Hepler, Ethan Apergis, Caroline Apergis, Hailey Doan, Deven Tidwell, and Jonah Rich. She is also survived by her brothers Robert Danz and sisters Ruth Anderson and JoAnn Baldridge.

Raymond Calvin Hepler Sr. died in 1998 and is buried at Floral Garden. His mother, Gulie Hoover Hepler is buried at Back Creek Friends Cemetery in Asheboro, NC. First Briles line is Rachel Briles Whisenhunt born 1800 (Married to David), then Rachel Briles Hoover born 1750 (married to Jonas Hoover. 






Sunday, April 7

Jason Vance Koontz Dead

Jason Vance Koontz passed April 4, 2013 in Davidson County. A Memorial and thanksgiving celebration of his life and spirit will be held Monday, April 8, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Memorial United Methodist Church in Thomasville with Dr. Ivan Peden and Rev. Peggy Finch officiating. Born May 27, 1971 in Alamance County Charlesanna and Ernest "Sonny" Koontz. Survived by his son, Zachary Koontz, by his parents Charlesanna and Sonny; his brother Rusty and wife Jill of Thomasville; and nephew Nycholas and nieces Reagan and Baylyn Koontz. He is also survived by his maternal grandmother Mary Parrish of Trinity. 

Direct line to Briles: George Franklin and Elizabeth Briles Robbins.

Monday, April 1

Beatrice Lee Kennedy

Beatrice Lee Kennedy passed March 29, 2013.  Graveside service was March 29 at 4pm at Midway Baptist Church. Jamestown, NC. Born on August 31, 1930 to Jessie Lee Kennedy and Rosa Skeen Kennedy who preceded him in death. He was married to Alene McPeters Kennedy on May 2, 1952 who survives him. He is also survived by two daughters Toni Kennedy Davis (Paul) of Walburg ,NC and Tember Kennedy Blevins (Billy) of Asheboro, NC. . One son James Lee Kennedy of Trinity. He is survived by four grandsons James Michael Davis, Derrick Davis (Brittany), Zachary Blevins and B0 Blevins and two granddaughters Angel Byerly and Faith Blevins. He has five great-grandchildren. He also has two sisters Ida Mae Hill of Asheboro and Helen Freeman of Virginia. His brothers Sylvester, Charles, Wade and Robert Kennedy all preceded him in death. Daddy was a member of the Berean Baptist Church.

Direct line to Mary Briles Pearce and Margaret Kindley Briles

Saturday, March 23

Mary Briles Watford Dies

Mary (Mammy) Elizabeth Briles Watford, 96, passed Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11 AM at J.C. Green & Sons Chapel in Thomasville with Rev. John Hill officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will be at the funeral home Monday from 6 until 8 PM. Born in Davidson County, May 5, 1916 a daughter of Virgil S. Briles and Pansy Jordan Briles and was a lifelong resident of Davidson County. In 1941 she was married to Odell Jesse Watford who died in 1979. Surviving are two sons, Jesse Odell Watford and his wife Sherri and Eddie Briles Watford and his girlfriend Pam Jessup, both of Thomasville; two sisters, Dorothy Hunt and Virginia Snyder, both of Thomasville; five grandchildren, Tammy Blackburn and her husband Robert, Jesse O. Watford III, Julie Myers, Keith Watford, Megan Wood and her husband Travis, and Ashley Watford; fifteen great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Tommy Joe Watford, a granddaughter, Elizabeth Mathews, and a great-granddaughter, Katie Brown.

Tuesday, March 19

Kindell “KW” Briles Passes

Muncie – Kindell “KW” Briles, 70, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Acadiana Management Group Specialty Hospital after a long illness. No formal services. Mr. Briles will be cremated. Born September 3, 1942 in Crawfordsville the son of the late Clarence and Pauline (Wade) Briles. Preceded in death by sons, Darryl, and Daniel; his sister, Clarice Jo Briles; and a brother-in-law Wayne Jennings. Survivors include his wife of fifty-four years, Juanita; three daughters, Bridget Gilley(husband, Daryl) of Bladenboro, NC, Rachel Smith (fiancée, Aaron Dixon) of Gaston, and Faye Jennings-Hannah (husband, Dennis) of Muncie; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Viola Willmann (husband, Steve) of Muncie; a son-in-law, Dwayne Smith of Ash, NC; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.


Marie White Callahan Passes

Marie White Callahan, 85, a resident of High Point passed away Saturday, March 16, 2013. A service to celebrate Marie’s life will be held Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale, with Pastor Keith Hall officiating. Interment will follow in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Born September 12, 1927 in Guilford County, NC to the late Charles White and Bessie Hoover White. In addition to her parents preceding her in death were her husband; Raymond Callahan and 2 sisters; Beverly Atkinson, and Willa Mae Osborne Surviving are her daughters; Brenda Ford and her husband Johnny and Sheila Brown and her husband Todd all of Winston- Salem, Dale Armfield and her husband John and Karen Callahan all of Thomasville, her sisters; Doris Boyce and her husband Joe of High Point, and Charlene Dufrene of Las Vegas, NV, her grandchildren; Stephanie Zimmerman, Jeremy McDaniel, Jonathan and Lindsay Brown, John and Taylor Armfield, her great grandchildren; Kara McDaniel and Dalton Zimmerman.


Direct line to Briles via her mother, Bessie Hoover (Jonas & Rachel Briles Hoover).

Sunday, March 17

Edna Pearce Heath Dies

Edna Pearce Heath, age 96, of Carolina Estates in Greensboro died Thursday, March 14, 2013 at her home. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 3:00 pm at Balfour Baptist Church; Rev. Don Clement and Rev. Kenneth L. Reaves officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery in Asheboro. Born in Randolph County on September 19, 1916 to John C. Pearce and Annie Bulla Pearce. Edna and husband Ross Elzy Heath, Jr. were married in 1939. In addition to her parents of Asheboro, Edna was predeceased by her husband Ross of Greensboro, son Michael Heath of King George, VA, brother John Pearce of Asheboro, and sisters Margaret Moody and Frances Burkhart both of Asheboro.  Survived by one son, John R. Heath and Eleanor of Jackson, NJ; grandchildren, Heather Heath of Cary, NC, Ian and Sarah Heath of Idaho, and Melane Heath Canupp and Brooke Canupp of Greensboro, NC; daughter-in-law, Jane Heath of King George, VA; grandchildren, Sherry Heath Mills and Nelson Mills of King George, VA, April Heath Parsons and Kevin Parsons of Richmond, VA, and Shannon and Suzi Heath of Virginia; 11 great grandchildren; and two sisters, Lucy P. Parrish of Greensboro, NC, and Bonnie P. Davenport of Asheboro, NC

No direct line to Briles. Pearce/Bulla Lines

Saturday, March 16

John Alvin McDowell

John Alvin McDowell, 95, of Asheboro, NC, died Friday, March 15, 2013, at The Randolph Hospice House A funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March, 19, 2013, at Pleasant Union Community Church with Rev. Danny Miller and Rev. Ken McDowell officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2013, at Ridge Funeral Home Native of Randolph County, NC, Mr. McDowell was born June 8, 1917. He was the son of the late Eli Linville McDowell and Martha Trythenia Pierce McDowell. In addition to his parents, Mr. McDowell was preceded in death by his sisters, Bernice Trotter, Exie Snider, Lois Staley; and brothers, Ira McDowell, Dallas McDowell, Rev. George McDowell and Pearl McDowell. Survived by his wife, Allene McDowell; of the home; sons, John Larry McDowell and wife, Glenda, of Denton, NC, David Lenvil McDowell and wife, Bobbi, of Asheboro, NC; sisters, Vida Swaney, of Thomasville, NC, Imogene Ridge, of Denton, NC; brother, Casper McDowell, of Asheboro, NC; grandchildren, Jonathan Shane McDowell and wife, Sandy, of Denton, NC, Darren Lee McDowell and wife, Crystal, of Eureka, MO, step granddaughter, Mary Beth Kirkman, of Ramseur, NC, great grandchildren, John McDowell, Anna McDowell, Addison McDowell and David McDowell.

Direct line to Mary Briles Pearce

Wednesday, March 13

Keith Randall Floyd Dies

Keith Randall Floyd 46, of Salisbury passed away suddenly at his home Tuesday March 12, 2013. A funeral Service will be held 2:00 pm Saturday March 16, 2013 at the Davidson Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Robert Floyd officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial United Church of Christ Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 pm to 8 pm Friday at Davidson Funeral Home. Born February 1, 1967 in Davidson County to David Dermont Floyd and Lorriane Hedrick Sink. He was preceded in death by a brother Mike Floyd. Surviving are his parents, a brother Chris Floyd and wife Michelle of Lexington, one niece Arianna Floyd, one nephew Cullen Green, and a step mother Bonnie Floyd.

Direct line to Briles via Margaret Briles Kindley

Thursday, March 7

Nancy Lucille Lanier Pierce

Nancy Lucille Lanier Pierce, 90, passed Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Mountain Vista Health Park. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church with Rev. Derald Smith and Rev. James Cooper officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12:30 to 2:00 at the church. Born on April 1, 1922 in Davidson County to Stephen Ashley Lanier and Celina Morris Lanier. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Hal Pierce in June 1998; a son, Larry Pierce in June 1999; a daughter, Jan Nadine Pierce; a grandson, Johnny Pierce in August 2002; a granddaughter, Jamie Lucinda Pierce; brothers, Ernest, Max, and Bob Lanier; and sisters, Alta Miller and Grace Harrison. Surviving is her son, Bobby Pierce and wife Martha of Thomasville; two grandchildren, Vonda Byerly and husband Brent and Kim Eason and husband Brian; and great-grandchildren, Brittany Pierce, Ashley Pierce Snowdon, Caylin Byerly, Jacob Byerly, Austin Eason, and Brandon Eason.
 
The late John Hal Pierce has direct line to Briles: Mary Briles Pearce

Monday, March 4

Albertha Thompson Hunt Dies

Albertha Thompson Hunt, 92, of Asheboro, NC, passed Saturday, March 2, 2013, at The Randolph Hospice House.  Wake: Family will receive friends from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Ridge Funeral HomeFuneral service is scheduled for 11:00 am Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Mt. View Independent Methodist Church with Rev. David Hunt officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Native of Randolph County, NC,  born February 7, 1921. She was the daughter of the late Gurnie Thompson and Lillie Rich Thompson.; preceded in death by her husband, Kermit Hunt; brother, Woodrow Thompson; and sister, Emaira Shofe. Survived by son, Calvin Hunt and wife, Linda, of Asheboro, NC; granddaughter, Amanda Hunt, of Asheboro, NC; grandson, Michael Hodgin and wife, Jenny, of Asheboro, NC; and great granddaughter, Katie Hodgin, of Asheboro, NC.

No direct line to Briles however her husband's line is through Briles via his mother, Zula Pierce Hunt.

Clark Wade Hemrick Passes

BELEWS CREEK-Clark Wade Hemrick, 52, passed away surrounded by his family on March 2, 2013 after a courageous battle with colon cancer. Funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM, Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Morris Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. Dan Lyons officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 PM Monday, March 4, at Hayworth-Miller Kernersville Chapel. Born on December 3, 1960 in Forsyth County to the late Charles "Barney" Meredith and Frances Chambers Hemrick. Surviving is his wife, Martha Briles Hemrick; son, Dustin (Angel) Hemrick; step daughters, Ellen (Lee) Lingerfelt and Bethany Collins; step grandson, Avery; unborn granddaughter, Isabella Claire; sister, Karen Watkins; brother, Charles M. Hemrick, Jr.; two special sister-in-laws, Rebecca Tuttle and Ruth (Jim) Martin; numerous aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins; special friends, Ruth and Bruce Topping, Donna and Robert Hughey, Marty Baucom, Spencer Evans and Tim Brittian.

Martha is the daughter of the late Fred & Melba Frazier Briles. 

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Wednesday, February 27

Jeweldine Towe Holder Passes at Hinkle House

THOMASVILLE — Jeweldine Holder, 83, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington, NC. Family will receive friends from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Thursday, February 28, 2013, at Thomasville Funeral Home. A Chapel Service will follow at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Michael Ferguson officiating. Interment will be at Holly Hill Memorial Park.Born November 8, 1929, in Surry County to the late Albert C. and Bessie Gamble Towe; preceded in death by her husband, Roy W. Holder; sisters, Barbara Cain, Pauline Floyd, Joyce Towe, Charcey Towe, Haver Riggs; brothers, Herbert Towe, Harvey Towe, Billy Towe; parents. Survived by her daughter, Phyllis Medlin; sisters, Vernell Goins and husband Ray of Mount Airy; brother, Charles Towe and wife Dare of King; grandchildren, Derek Medlin and wife Teresa of Thomasville, Tosha Medlin Briles and husband Trent of Trinity; great-grandchildren, Zachary Flowe, Cameron Jewel Briles of Trinity, Micheal Briles and wife Sydney and great-great-granddaughter, Braylin of Greensboro.

Tosha Medlin Briles is married to the Founder and Curator of the BIN Rodney Trent Briles. The Briles Information Network asks for prayers during this time of bereavement.

Monday, February 25

Dellmer Parrish Dies

THOMASVILLE-Dellmer Darrell Parrish, 84, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Graybrier Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A celebration of life service will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at Faith Baptist Church, 902 Mendenhall Street, Thomasville, with Reverend Rodney Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Floral Garden Memorial Park. He married Nancy Marie Carroll on December 23, 1948 who passed before him. Born on June 23, 1928 in Guilford County, a son of the late E. Rose and Mamie (Morris) Parrish. Survived by a daughter, Julli Barnes and her husband, Tony of Thomasville; two grandchildren, Donna Myers and her husband, Kevin of Thomasville, and Stephen Barnes and his wife, Amanda of Charleston, SC; a great granddaughter, Raychel Myers; a brother, Charles Thomas Parrish of Trinity; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Hope Tilliotson and Francis Goodson, and two brothers, Reitzel and Henry Parrish. No direct line to Briles.

Sunday, February 24

Mary Ruth Hunt Farlow Passes

RANDLEMAN-Mary Ruth Hunt Farlow, 64, of Randleman, passed Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Born Feb. 18, 1949, the daughter of Alson Ray and Swanna Ingram Hunt. Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at Pugh Funeral Home in Randleman. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at Old Union United Methodist Church in Sophia, with the Rev. Nancy Krall officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.Native of Randolph County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and Clarence Hunt. Survived by her husband, Eugene Farlow; children, Tina Whatley and her husband, Chuck, of Asheboro, Thomas Farlow and his wife, Johnda, of Robbins, and Abby Stinnett and her husband, Chris, of Randleman; grandchildren, Josh Holt, Tyler Whatley, Savannah Whatley, Charlie Whatley, all of Asheboro, Eli Farlow and Luke Farlow, both of Robbins, Jonathan Stinnett and Zachary Stinnett, both of Randleman; and mother-in-law, Mabel Farlow of Sophia, N.C. No direct line to Briles

Thursday, February 14

Lois Snider Floyd Dies

Lois Snider Floyd, age 95, died Tuesday, February 12 at Mountain Vista Health Park in Denton. Funeral service will be 3:30 pm Saturday, February 16 at Central United Methodist Church with Rev. Sharon Lee and Rev. Benny Clodfelter officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Friday at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton. Born March 16, 1917 in Davidson County to W. Jones and Effie Dare Ingram Snider. She was married to Marshall W. Floyd who died October 30, 1991. She was also preceded in death by brothers, T. V. Snider, Dawson Snider and Scott Snider and sisters, Sallie Sexton, Frances Cox, Hilda Younts and Pollyanna Henson. Survived by one daughter Margaret Floyd Harris and husband Steve of Denton, one brother, Harold Snider and wife Winifred of Liberty and one sister, Ella Mae Beck of Lexington, two grandchildren Jason Harris and wife Carmen of Durham and Joanna Stone and husband Jay of Hagerstown, Maryland, four great-grandchildren, Hannah Lois Stone, Camden Allen Stone, Landon Marshall Harris and Reedling Zelle Harris She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. No direct line to Briles

Friday, February 8

Clarence Wood, Son of Briles Passes

Clarence Wood, age 83, of Asheboro passed Thursday, February 7, 2013 at his home. Family will receive friends Sunday, February 10, 2013 from 6 to 8 PM at Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro. Funeral services will be held Monday, February 11, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Tony Wood officiating. Burial will be in Randolph Memorial Park. Native of Randolph County and a U.S. Army veteran; preceded in death by parents Numie & Ida Briles Wood and his sisters, Faye Byrum and Verlie Loflin. Survived by sons, Tony Wood and his wife Nanette of Asheboro, Tim Wood and his wife Lisa of Franklin, TN; grandchildren, Julie and Jordan Wood of Asheboro, Justin and Brittany Wood of Franklin, TN; sister, Clara Loflin of Trinity; nephew, Randy Loflin and his wife Vivian of Trinity; nieces, Sherri Freeland and her husband Mike of Wilkesboro, Regina Poole and her husband Jackie of Denton.

Current Issue: Terri Briles

THE BIN IS ATTEMPTING TO IDENTIFY THE LINEAGE OF TERRI BRILES OR JERRY BRILES. PLEASE LEAVE A MESSAGE HERE IF YOU KNOW THIS LINEAGE BRILES, JERRY D., 28, entered into rest on January 31, 2013. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Howard and Estelle Dennis; Kenneth and Margie Madden; and a cousin, Ernie. He is survived by parents, Jerry Dennis and Terri Briles; brother, Shawn Aubrey; sisters, Sherry Cox, Tish Frum, Amanda Jo Briles and Tammy Montgomery; the mother of his children, Libby; his three children, Haylea, Taylor and Tylor; and a host of aunts, uncles and friends. His funeral service will be noon Wednesday, at W. G. Hardy Funeral Home, with burial following in Bethany Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday, 3-8 p.m and on Tuesday, noon - 8 p.m. at the funeral home

Tuesday, February 5

Ada Hill Lanier

Ada Evelyn Lanier, 92, of Asheboro, NC, died Monday, February 4, 2013. A funeral service is scheduled for 12:00 pm Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at Ridge Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ken Thames and Rev. Pat Thames officiating. Family will receive friends from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at Ridge Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Randolph Memorial Park in Asheboro. Native of Randolph County, NC, born August 14, 1920 daughter of the late Archie Debro Hill and Lillie Mae Robbins Hill. She was a member of Asheboro Friends Meeting and a homemaker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest B. Lanier. Survived by son, Archie Lanier and wife, Rebecca, of Asheboro; grandchildren, Gina Lanier, of Creedmoor, Heather Lanier Cleckler and husband, Charles, of Asheboro; step grandchildren, Noelle Cleckler, Nicholas Cleckler; foster daughter, Benita Hurley and husband, A.C.; foster grandchildren, April Coleman, Kimberly Russell, Brandon Hurley and Mary Amber Hurley. Direct line to Briles: Mary Briles Rush

Jessie Ray "Tommy" Miller Dies

Jessie Ray "Tommy" Miller, age 80, of Asheboro, died Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at his home. Family will receive friends Wednesday, February 6, 2013 from 6 to 8 PM at Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro. Funeral will be held Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Stines, Rev. Fred Eddinger and Rev. Bobby Loving officiating. Burial with military rites by the Randolph County Honor Guard will follow at Randolph Memorial Park. Native of Randolph County, son of the late Forrest & Roxie Cox Miller. Survived by his wife, Marcelene Poole Miller; children, Timothy Miller and wife Janet of Denton, Penny Robbins and husband Terry of Asheboro, Darrell Miller and wife Ramona of Asheboro, Bonnie Phillips and husband Terry of Asheboro, James Miller and wife Pamala of Asheboro; grandchildren, Trisha, T.J., Asheley, David, Michael, Aaron, Kristina, Tommy, Kimberly, Justin, Matthew, Charity, Michael, Kyle, Austin, Jessie James; great grandchildren, Katie, Ava, Cadence, Mary Grace, Levi, Emma Jane, Landon and Mason. Direct line to Briles: Benjamin and Frances Briles Miller.

Saturday, February 2

First PODCAST of 2013 Uploaded!

The Briles Information Podcast Central is back for another year and we added our own Internet Radio Station! The Briles Information Radio Network is alive and well on the BIN web site or place the URL in your favorite player! We explore the radio station in this episode along with new features and death notices. Click here to view our podcasts!

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Wednesday, January 30

"On the Lighter Side"

PARTY PARTY PARTY!!!!! "On the Lighter Side" is a series of interesting and unique blips dedicated to funny photos and videos captured by the BIN.

Donald Lindsay Snyder Dies, Direct line to Briles

Donald Lindsay Snyder passed away January 24, 2013. Graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday January 27, 2013, at Floral Garden Memorial Park, in High Point, N.C. Born in Archdale, N.C., to the late Edward Lindsay Snyder and Bess Morgan Snyder on April 25, 1922. Preceding him in death are his wife, Bernice Shirey Snyder of Cumming, Ga., his brother Richard Snyder, of High Point, N.C., and a sister, Evelyn Travis, of New Orleans, La. Survived by his two children, Julia Lynne Snyder McCann and Donald Lindsay Snyder Jr. Julia and husband Mark reside in Newport. They have two sons, Joshua Clay McCann and wife Jennifer, of Bryan, Texas, and Zachary Morgan McCann, of Newport. Lindsay resides in Mocksville, N.C. Don is also survived by sister, Janet Dugger of High Point, N.C., brother, Charles Ray Snyder of College Grove, Tenn., and several nieces and nephews. Direct line Mary Briles Rush

Gene Tuney Jarrett Dies

Gene Tuney Jarrett, 82, of U.S. Highway 64 East, passed Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Wake Forest Baptist Health — Lexington Medical Center. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Mt. Tabor United Church of Christ; Rev. Darrell Sluder officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Davidson Funeral Home and other times at the home. Born March 23, 1930, in Davidson County to Charles Dowey Jarrett and Ethel Hughes Jarrett Pierce. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Jarrett; brothers C.J. Jarrett, Carson Jarrett and Wade Jarrett; and his stepfather, Gurney Pierce. Surviving are his loving wife of 65 years, Nancy Myers Jarrett of the home; daughter Kathy Jarrett Mabry and husband Franklin of Lexington; grandchildren Brent Jarrett and special friend Roxanna, Greg Jarrett and wife Shannon, Kim Nanney and husband Scott and Tracey Whitley and husband Brad; great-grandchildren Trevor Nanney, Kyle Nanney, Andrew Whitley, Megan Whitley, Jason Shull, Ryan Shull, Jacob Jarrett, Ashlyn Jarrett, Brandon Jarrett, Oceana Jarrett and Dakota Monday; and sisters Charlotte Sparks and husband Bobby and Odessa Sexton, all of Thomasville. Direct line to Briles: Margaret Briles Kindley

Friday, January 25

Cynthia Weissmann Briles Dies

Cynthia "Cindy" R. Briles (nee Weissmann), passed suddenly on January 24, 2013, of West Berlin, age 67 years. Funeral Service 11am at the Funeral Home. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery in New Jersey. Beloved wife of 51 years to Jim J. Briles, Jr. Devoted mother of Heather R. (David) Bromley, of Great Mills, MD, Sharon R. Briles, of West Berlin and Jim J. III (Stephanie) Briles, of Atlanta, GA. Proud and loving grandmother of Alex and Brayden. Dear sister of Donna Bundick, Michael Weissmann and Phillip Weissmann. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Jim J. Briles is the grandson of Gaither Ellsworth Briles and son of James Briles who passed in 1973

Thursday, January 24

Ruby Swaim Routh Dies

Ruby Swaim Routh, age 77, died Monday, January 21, 2013 at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro. Family will receive friends Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Pugh Funeral Home. The funeral will be held Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church in Randleman with Rev. Carol Hunter, Rev. Wayne Pugh and Rev. Terry Routh officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memorial Park, Asheboro. Born July 1, 1935 the daughter of Samuel and Savannah Stilley Swaim. In addition to her parents Ruby is preceded in death by her brothers: George, Bill, Julius "Pee Wee" Swaim and her sister Barbara Saladrigas. Survived by her husband: R.P. Routh of the home; daughter, Julie Brewer Van Hoy and her friend John Lankford of Liberty; grandchildren: Luke Michael Van Hoy and Samuel Pierce Van Hoy both of Union Grove, NC; sisters: Helen Lawhorn and Gladys McMasters both of Liberty and Linda Allred of Asheboro; brother: Sam Swaim of Asheboro. No direct line to Briles. family in database.

James Lloyd Bulla

James Lloyd Bulla passed at Baptist Hospital on January 20th, 2013. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 23rd at 11AM at Pugh Funeral Home Chapel. Burial with military honors by the Randolph County Honor Guard will be at Randolph Memorial Park. Survived by his wife of 55 years Tonita Brabham Bulla, daughters Leanne Saunders and husband Jim of Asheboro, Carol Bulla-Smith and husband Brent of Charlotte, NC, foster daughter Roseanna Stanley Lasley and husband Joe of Asheboro, along with grandchildren Autumn Saunders and Cory Saunders of Asheboro, Nate Smith of Charlotte, foster grandchildren Justin Hall of Asheboro and Toni Hall of Winston-Salem. His parents George and Ina Moody Bulla and twin siblings Howard and Rachel Bulla preceded him in death. His extended family includes sisters-in-law Jocelyn Brabham Barrett and Kathleen Lewallen Brabham and mother-in-law Mabel Brown Brabham. No direct line to Briles. His family is in database