Friday, March 11

Jewell Boyd Briles

Jewell Boyd Briles, of Auburn, Alabama, passed away on March 7, 2016 after a sudden illness. A memorial service will be held at Village Christian Church Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 1:00. Mrs. Briles was born in Tryon, NC on March 2, 1925 and is the oldest child of Claud Clifton Boyd and Corinne Feagan Boyd. Her husband Connally O. Briles of Fort Worth, TX preceded Mrs. Briles in death in 2010 (m. June 1, 1945). Her two sons, Scott C. Briles of Gwinnett County, GA and Timothy H. Briles of Fauquier County, VA, survive her as do her four grandchildren Morgan W. Briles, Mason W. Briles, Jack H. Briles, and Austin C. Briles. 

Sunday, March 6

Ruth "Rusty" Russell Briles Dies

Jamestown- Ruth “Rusty” Tucker Russell Briles passed away Wednesday March 2, 2016 at Hospice of the Piedmont in High Point. Graveside Funeral Services celebrating her life will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday March 4, 2016 at Floral Garden Park Cemetery in High Point. Born September 28, 1926 to the late Howard Martin and Ina Tucker Russell. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her sister Barbara Russell. Survivors include Henry "Lee" Briles of the home; daughter Bobbi Briles Watkins and Tim of Jamestown; brother Marty Russell and Nancy of High Point; nieces Ivey Jane Kiestler and Terry of High Point and Kimberly Hobson and Barry of Kernersville; nephew Franklin Russell and Desirae of Greensboro and their families; “grandchildren” of the heart Wendy Hinshaw Hefner and Kenny of Taylorsville and Hunter Hinshaw and Kristina of Garner and their families, and many extended family and friends. Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Home in Kernersville is handling the arrangements.