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Church News:
Denton Church of God Benefit Weekend
Denton Church of God will host a benefit weekend on Friday, July 29 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Andy Nicholson. Refreshments will follow the service – Donations only!

On Saturday, July 30 from 11 am – 4 p.m. come enjoy a BBQ Plate or Hot Dog Plate. BBQ plate includes BBQ, bun, baked beans and homemade dessert for $8 (drink are extra 50¢). Hot Dog Plate includes a hot dog, chips and homemade dessert and drink for $5 (add an additional hotdog for $1.50).

Proceeds will be designated towards our building fund. For more information, call Pastor Jamie Autry at 704-439-7205. The church is located at 212 High Rock Road in Denton.

First Baptist Movie Night
First Baptist Church will host a Movie Night on Thursday, July 28, at 6:00 pm. The movie is entitled Courageous.

Join us for Sunday worship service at 10:45 p.m. First Baptist Church is located at 383 West Salisbury St. in Denton, NC
Liberty Fellowship Church Vacation Bible School
Liberty Fellowship Church will be having Vacation Bible School Monday July 18th - Friday July 22nd 6:30 to 8:30 each evening.  The theme this year is Deep Sea Discovery with crafts and snacks each evening.  Friday evening will conclude with a hot dog supper for all children and parents. 

We would like to invite any and all children and teens in the community that would like to come.  For additional information contact Pastor Jamie Draughn 336-859-0276.  Liberty Fellowship Church is located at 8165 New Hope Road, Denton.

Steve Gallimore
Mr. Stephen “Steve” Ray Gallimore age 64 of Tom’s Creek Church Rd., Denton passed away on Monday, July 11, 2016 at his residence.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Steve was born October 29, 1951 in Davidson County to Aster Ralph Gallimore and Pauline “Polly” Ridge Gallimore. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and was preceded in death by his parents.

Surviving are son, Brad Gallimore; daughters, Brandi and Deanna Gallimore all of New Mexico; brothers, Ralph Gallimore and Ronnie Gallimore; sister, Kathy Nance all of Denton; and 8 grandchildren.

The family received friends on Sunday, July 17 at First United Methodist Church in Denton from 2:00 until 3:30 PM.

Cremation services provided by Briggs Funeral Home in Denton.

Online condolences may be made at

Carol Hunt
Mrs. Carol Ann McGee Hunt, 70 a resident of Smith Farm Road passed away on Friday, July 15, 2016 at the home of her daughter.

A funeral service was conducted Monday, July 18, 2016 at 1:00pm at Christian Cathedral with Pastor Adam Dillon officiating. Interment followed the service in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family received friends prior to the service from 12:30pm-1:00pm at Christian Cathedral.

Online condolences may be directed to the Hunt family at

Melba Turberville
Mrs. Melba Lea Blackwell Turbeville, 91, of Optimist Park Road, passed away, Saturday July 16th, 2016 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. 

A service will be held Wednesday July 20th at 2:00 PM at J.C. Green and Sons Chapel in Thoamsville, with Rev. Brian Alexander officiating. Interment will follow the service at Holly Hill Memorial Park in Thomasville.

The family received friends Tuesday night from 6:00 to 8:00 PM the funeral home. Online condolences may be directed to the Turbeville family at