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 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