Mr. Norman ‘KENT’ Byrd,
72 died on September 16, 2014 at his residence in Thomasville NC.
funeral service was held on Monday, September 22nd in the Chapel of Thomasville Funeral Home.
William Don “Pete” Hinson, 60, passed away September
16, 2014 at his home on Badin Lake. A Celebration of Life Service in his honor was held on Friday September 19, 2014
in the Stanly Funeral Home Chapel. The family received friends immediately following the service at Stanly Funeral Home.
Born August 2, 1954 in Union County, he was the son of the late Bill and Kate Little
Hinson. He was a building inspector for Montgomery County for 18 years and was formerly employed a brick mason for McGee
Brothers. He was a 1971 graduate of Piedmont High School.
leaves behind his loving wife of 37 years, Carol Rushing Hinson; sons Travis Hinson of Wilmington and Dustin Hinson of Badin
Lake, and granddaughter, Madison Hinson of Thomasville. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Cora Quintina Hinson,
father-in-law, Keith Rushing, and numerous aunts and uncles. Other survivors include brother Stick (Skippy) Hinson and
sisters Beadie Hinson and Debra Hinson; mother-in-law, Hazel Simpson Rushing, brother-in-law, Dennis Rushing and sisters-in-law
Cathy Rushing Deason and Becki Rushing Rice.
Pete will long be remembered
by his smile, his jokes, and his love for nature. A true man of the outdoors, Pete enjoyed spending time with his family,
grilling Boston Butts and gardening with his ole Massey. He treasured his Sunday mornings with his granddaughter Madison
while teaching her to fish and exploring nature walking through the woods. He will truly be missed by all that knew
The family requests that memorials be made to the Montgomery County
Humane Society, 1150 Okeewemee Rd., Troy, NC 27371.
Mrs. Joyce Poplin McGee age 64, of Rocky Cove Lane, Denton died Sunday, September 14, 2014 at WFU Lexington
A funeral service was held Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Briggs Funeral Home
Memorial Chapel conducted by Pastor Gary Posey. Interment followed in Mountain View Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. McGee was born December 13, 1949 in Union County to the late William Glenn Poplin and Bertha Cleona
Ledbetter Poplin. She was a loving, devoted mother and homemaker. In addition to her parents Joyce was preceded in death by
a brothers, Hoyle Poplin and Ted Poplin; sisters, Evelyn Helms and Judy Rochester.
Survivors include, her loving husband of 39 years Willie E. “Dub” McGee, Jr. of the home; sons, Jerry
Deaton and Edward McGee; daughters, Julie McGee Sharpe, Shannon Cagle, Gail McVerry, and Paula Sizemore; brother, Boyce Poplin;
sisters, Shirley Bradshaw and Betty Smith; and 7 grandchildren.
can be made to Victory Temple PO Box 797, Concord, NC 28026.
Family is being served by Briggs Funeral Home in Denton.
Online condolences can be made at www.briggsfuneralhome.com
Mr. Phillip Arthur Ward, age 49, a resident
of Calinda Dr., Thomasville, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014 in High Point Regional Hospital.
A funeral service was held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014,
at 3:30 p.m. at Heath Church, 1375 Heath Church Rd. Lexington, NC 27292
Rev. Dan Downing and Rev. Bruce Johnson officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends
at the church prior to the service and other times at the home. Online condolences may be sent to the Ward family at www.jcgreenandsons.com.
Mrs. Ruthie Jane Hill Yow age 78,
of Lanier Hill Rd., Denton died Friday, September 19, 2014 at Randolph Hospital.
A funeral service
was held on Monday September 22 at New Hope United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Joe Conley. Interment followed in the
Mrs. Yow was born September 5, 1936 in Randolph County
to Valon Carr Hill and Dellie Mae Russell Hill. She retired from Klaussner Furniture Industries. She was preceded in death
by sons, David Luther and Martin Luther and by a brother, Walter Hill.
is husband, Robert Yow of the home; sons, Roger Luther and Jonathan Flynt both of Denton; daughter, Darlene Luther Morris
of Atlanta, GA,; brothers, Ben Hill of SC, Hoyle Hill, Barney Hill, and Johnny Hill, all of Denton; sisters, Rachel Hill Brinkley
of Asheboro and Wilo Dene Powell of Denton; 7 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
The family received friends on Sunday at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton and other times at the residence on
Lanier Hill Rd.
Alleghany UMC will host its community
supper in the church fellowship on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 from 5 to 7pm. Please join us for food and fellowship.
The church is located at 2039 Alleghany Church Rd., Denton, NC 27239
Central United Methodist Church
will hold a program on “Safety Tips” in the home for the elderly/caregivers. The date is October 8 from 11:30am
– 12:30pm in the Church Hut. A light lunch will be served. If you are interested in attending, please contact JoAnne
Harrold (336-859-4328) or the Central Church Office at 336-859-3502. Come and join us in learning how to make your home a
safer place to live. 276 W. First Street, Denton, N.C. 27239.
Grove Homecoming & Revival
Chandler’s Grove UMC will celebrate its homecoming
on Sunday, September 28 with a morning service at 10:30 a.m. The service as well as our revival will begin the same date and
run through October 1. The Evangelist Kenny Greenway will be us. He is an inspirational and very enthusiastic spiritual leader
and you do not want to miss any of his message.
the morning service, a covered dish meal will follow. Please stay and enjoy a meal with us and please bring a dish to share.
For the Sunday night service, fellowship will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by Revival service at 7. Subsequent Revival Services
will start at 7 p.m.
The church is located at 2535 Blaine Road, New London. www.ChandlersGrove.com.
We hope to see you and new friends here!
Farmer Missionary Baptist Church
On September 21
we will host a Parents Sunday. We are looking for all parents to come. Each visiting parent will receive a gift. Invite your
parents and come be with us!
September 28, we will hold a Family ‘Foto’
Sunday. Enjoy the service and have a family picture made.
the community to come and be part of all our services. We are a friendly church and you will receive a blessing.
The church is located at 4566 Dunbar Bridge Rd., Asheboro, NC 27203
Faith Baptist Church
Come join us for our 12th annual “Fifties
Café and Cruise-in” at the church on Saturday, September 27 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
All are welcome. We will have cars, trucks, motorcycles, tractors and more. Bring your yard chairs and enjoy
live music. Free food and donations are appreciated. Please bring a can food for the Upper Room Food Ministry in Southmont.
For more information, contact David at 336-798-1840.
Faith Baptist Church
is located at 4518 Shiptontown Road just off Hwy. 8 near Pebble Beach. Visit our website at www.faithbaptistdenton.com.
Hill Baptist Church
Upcoming Events Include: Sunday Sept. 28, join us for our annual church
picnic at Dan Nicholas Park. Times to be announced!
Contact Pastor Danny Hosler for information
336-241-2841 or www.gravelhill.org
Gravel Hill Baptist is located at
6733 Gravel Hill Rd. Denton, just past Denton Farm Park off Hwy 49.
Goodwill Christian Church invites the community to join us on Sunday,
October 12 as we mark the occasion of the retirement of our building debt.
The event will include
a dinner and special music following the 11 a.m. worship service.
join us for this special day as we celebrate the faithfulness and provisions of the Lord.
The church is located at 1748 Jim Elliott Road in Denton.
Lineberry United Methodist Church
Lineberry United Methodist Church (2489 Handy
Rd., Denton) will hold its annual homecoming service on Sunday, October 5 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Kelly Creekmur delivering
the message. A covered dish luncheon will follow the service. Everyone is invited to the homecoming service and to the covered
Rev. Derald Smith will bring the messages for
the revival service each evening at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, October 5, through Wednesday, October 8.
music will be presented as follows: Sunday night: Neil Snider; Monday night: Soul Purpose; Tuesday night: 4 Ever 4 Given &
Wednesday night: Chandlers Grove Choir.
We invite everyone to come
each evening and enjoy great messages and music with us.
A country breakfast – All You Can Eat by donation will be held on Saturday, September 27 from 7a.m. –
until 10 a.m. at Lineberry Church located on Handy Road (109 South Hwy 109, turn left on Handy).
holding a quilt drawing at 10 a.m for a handmade quilt. Tickets $1 each or 6 for $5. Proceeds go to missions.
New Beginning Church Dedication
for all of the individuals, pastors, and churches involved in helping the New Beginning Church Building Fund, there will be
a church dedication on Sunday, October 5th at 12:30. There will be a dedication, communion, and dinner on the grounds. The
dedication will not begin until about 12:30 so that folks can attend their own church and then come for food and fellowship.
Pastors….come and eat!
This will also be our first Homecoming
so we would like to extend a special invitation to anyone who has attended our church in the past. Our Homecoming will now
be the first Sunday in October every year. Thanks to all! Please come and help us celebrate!! Pastor Terri Lanning-Cook, New
Beginning Church, 743 South Main Street Ext. Denton, NC.
New Jerusalem United Church of Christ
to celebrate Homecoming Sunday
New Jerusalem United Church of Christ will be celebrating Homecoming, Sunday, September 27. The community
is invited to attend this special event that will feature Rev. Butch Conrad, as the guest speaker, delivering the 11 a.m.
Lunch will follow in the Fellowship Hall and grounds after the service.
New Jerusalem is located in the Silver Valley Community, just off Old Highway 64, at
4104 Jerusalem Road, Lexington. Rev. Jimmy J. Norred is the pastor.
Benefit Dinner for Robert English
September 27th, 4:00-7:00pm in Fellowship Hall
Dinner is by donation
only and take-out is available. Meal includes: Hamburger steak, green beans, creamed potatoes, gravy, slaw, roll &
dessert. All funds will assist Robert with medical bills for cancer treatment.
If you would like to mail your donation, please send it to: Summerville Baptist Church, 3134 Summerville Church Rd.,
Denton, NC 27239 (Mark “Robert English Benefit” on memo line).