Wilda Mae Briles Kearns, 84, of Asheboro, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Family will receive friends on
Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 4:00-6:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437
Sunset Ave., Asheboro. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, May 17,
2015 at 2:00 pm at First United Methodist Church, 224 N. Fayetteville
St., Asheboro with Rev. Lynda Ferguson officiating. Burial will follow
in Oaklawn Cemetery. Born in Randolph County on May 30, 1930 to Roland
Alvah and Wilda Kathryn "Kate" Winningham Briles; preceded in death by
her husband Fred Martin Kearns. Survived by her daughter, Karen
Trollinger and husband Tom of Asheboro; son, Martin Kearns and wife Beth
of Asheboro; grandchildren, Caroline Trollinger of Asheboro, Lindsay
Poe and husband Jeff of Liberty, Lauren Trollinger, William Kearns, and
George Kearns all of Asheboro; great grandchildren, Hunter Wilson,
Cameron Norton, and Angel Palma all of Asheboro, Jackson, Benjamin, and
Emma Poe all of Liberty; and her faithful companion, her dog Max.
Roland Briles is the brother of Ernest Michael Briles, great grandfather of R. Trent Briles, curator of the BIN.