Saturday, June 28

Clarence Lee Robbins Jr.

Clarence (Junior) Robbins Jr., 80, a lifelong resident of Trinity passed on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital. Funeral services will be held Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. at Hopewell United Methodist Church in Trinity with the Reverend David Mercadante officiating and Joe Peterson giving the eulogy. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. Born on February 02, 1934 in Davidson County, a son of the late Clarence Lee Robbins Sr. and Nellie Johnson Robbins. Preceded in death by his parents, an infant daughter, Christine Robbins; a grandson, Christopher Stevens; and three brothers; Alby Robbins, David Robbins, and Benny Robbins. Surviving: his wife Ann Dunivin Robbins; his daughters, Cathy Stevens and husband Tim and Leslie Toth, all of Trinity; sons; Craig Robbins and wife Sherri of Trinity and Mark Robbins and wife Deanna of Kinston, Al.; a sister; Frances Fields and husband Earl and a brother, Kermit Robbins and wife Myra all of Trinity. He also leaves behind grandchildren; Brandy, Ashley, Joshua, and Harley; and great-grandchildren; Kaitlyn, Taylor, Adessa, Caleb.

Direct line to Mary Briles Rush.

Thursday, June 19

Charles Evans Hoover Dies in Hawaii

Charles Evans Hoover passed June 15, 2014 in Kapalua Bay, Maui, HawaiiA memorial service will be held in memory of Charles Hoover at First Wesleyan Church in High Point at 3:00 on Sunday, June 22nd. Born April 8th, 1937 in Randolph County to Joseph Hobson and Lanie Johnson Hoover.  Preceded in death by his father, Joseph Hobson Hoover; his mother, Mary Layton Hoover; and his brother, Dale Johnson Hoover. Survived by his wife, Shirley Murrow Hoover; his son, Michael Charles Hoover of King and his wife, Sherry; his daughter, Melanie Hoover Patton of Kernersville, and her husband, Kevin. He is also survived by four grandchildren: Jordan Michael Hoover, Kaley Ann Patton, Connor Evans Patton and Quinn Bryant Patton; and one brother, Joseph Neal Hoover of Colfax.

Great Great grandmother is Rachel Briles Whisenhunt. Also great, great, great grandson of Rachel Briles Hoover.

Tuesday, June 10

Martha Imogene McDowell Ridge

Martha Imogene McDowell Ridge, 85, of Denton, NC, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at her home. Wake: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Ridge Funeral Home and other times at the home. A funeral service is scheduled for 11:00 am Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Pleasant Union Community Church with Rev. Danny Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery A native of Randolph County, NC, born October 12, 1928 the daughter of the late Martha Tryphenia Pierce McDowell and Eli Lenville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Lee Ridge, three sisters and five brothers. Survived by her daughters, Dianne Gray and husband, Terry, of Asheboro, NC, Joanne Ritter and husband, Levis, of Ramseur, NC, Susan Moore and husband, Conley, of Franklinville, NC; son, Dennis Ridge and wife, Sandra, of Asheboro, NC; sister, Vida Swaney, of Thomasville, NC; brother, Casper McDowell, of Asheboro, NC; grandchildren, Dwayne Ritter, Tina Yates, Scott Gray, Rob Moore, Steven Moore; step-granddaughters, Angie Winslow, Amy McDonald; five great grandchildren and four step great grandchildren.

Mrs. Ridge is the great great granddaughter of Mary Briles Pearce. Her husband, Edwin Ridge, is the son of Nora Maie Briles Ridge.

Sunday, June 8

Ollie Loflin Holder

Ollie Loflin Holder, 86, of Siler City, died Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Siler City Center. Wake 6 PM to 8 PM, Monday, Loflin Funeral Home, Ramseur. Funeral Services, 3 PM, Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Loflin Funeral Home Chapel, Ramseur; Billy Hussey officiatin.  Burial will be in the Farmer United Methodist Church Cemetery, Denton. Native of Randolph County, the daughter of the late Edgar and Lillie Laughlin Loflin. Preceded in death by her son, Marty Kennedy and grandchild, Harry Wade Staley, Jr. Survivors: daughters, Sabrina Kennedy Black, and husband, Chris, of Siler City, Rhonda Mashburn, and husband, Tony, of Sanford, sons, Harry Staley, and wife, Betty, of Asheboro, Greg Kennedy, and wife, Donna, of Siler City, sister, Virginia Foley, of Asheboro, thirteen grandchildren, several great grandchildren.

Great great grandmother is Elizabeth Briles Lauglin.