Wednesday, July 13

Alson Jay Rush

Alson Jay Rush, age 83 of Lexington Health Care passed away Wednesday morning, July 13, 2016 at Hospice of Randolph in Asheboro. Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, July 16, 2016 in the Davidson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jack Hurley officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Davidson Funeral Home from 1:00 until 2:00 PM prior to the service. Born in Randolph County, February 5, 1933 to Jesse Warren and Sarah Henley Rush. He was a retired construction worker. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Ethel Causey Rush in 2007; sisters, Effie Winfrey, Nancy Cagle, Jessie Branch and Mary Ann Russell; brothers, Zeb Rush, Jim Rush, Richard Rush, Glenn Rush, George Rush and Ernest Henley. Surviving are his daughters, Penny Camp (Randy) and Pam Beamer (Richard) all of Asheboro, NC; grandchildren, Matthew Camp (Amber) Melanie Camp (Caleb Hawkins); great-grandchildren, Ben, Abby and Zeb; brother, Robert Rush of Asheboro; step-children, Kay, Naomi and Bobby. Direct line to Mary Briles Rush

Brenda Marie Welborn Gallimore

Brenda Marie Welborn Gallimore, 71, died Sunday, July 10, 2016 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11 AM at J.C. Green & Sons Chapel in Thomasville by the Rev. Philip C. Dice. Burial will be in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery in Thomasville. Born in Davidson County, March 17, 1945 a daughter of Carl Welborn and Pearlie Copple Welborn.She was first married to Jerry Paul Sentell Sr. who preceded her in death. She was later married to Talton T. Gallimore who survives of the home. Also surviving are two daughters, Paulette Byrd and companion Allen Howard of Thomasville and Laura Gray of Trinity; a son, Jerry Paul Sentell, Jr. of Trinity; four sisters, Ida Rea Hughes of Denton, Betty Elkins of Archdale, Helen Louise Byrd and her husband Bobby of Archdale, and Ruby Carroll of Thomasville; a brother, John Welborn and his wife Janice of Randleman; three grandchildren, Joshua Byrd and companion Jennifer Owens, Raechelle Trieglaff, and Payton Gray; three great-grandchildren, Haven Byrd, Lacie Willaughby, and Makenna Kawelo; special friends, Phil and Dora Dice. She was preceded in death by sisters, Martha Craven, Ruth Underwood, Edna Baugh, and Lorene Hayes and by brothers, Luther Welborn and Odell Welborn. Grandmother is Martha Jane Briles Welborn

Friday, July 8

Brenda Wood McLeod

Brenda Wood McLeod, 71, passed away peacefully on July 5, 2016 at her home. Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on July 7, 2016 at Pugh Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 on July 8, 2016 at First Assembly of God, 909 Meadowbrook Road, Asheboro with Pastor Kim Snyder officiating. Burial will follow at Pierce's Chapel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Native of Randolph County. She was born on July 15, 1944 and was the eldest daughter of the late Lewis Edward Wood and Leona Rush Wood. Mrs. McLeod is survived by her husband, Ray Von McLeod, of the home; children, ReneƩ Brower and husband Rickey of Randleman, Todd McLeod and wife Charlene of Trinity, and Chris McLeod and wife Wendy of Denton; grandchildren, Macie, Madison, Tyler and Dawson. Mrs. McLeod is also survived by sisters, Barbara Buchanan and husband Ronny of Greensboro, Janice Kite and husband Rick of Asheboro, and Eddie Ruth Stone and husband Herman of Charlotte; brothers-in-law, Paul McLeod of Robbins, Hubert McLeod and wife Mae of Star and Odell McLeod of Seagrove; sisters-in-law Loretta Garner and husband Joe of Robbins and Ruby Davis and husband Bob of Troy; and several nieces and nephews. The family wishes to express their thanks to Wilo Deen Powell, Misty Bullard, and Mary Walker for taking such wonderful care of Brenda. Direct line to Aurelia Roella Briles Miller