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Cleo Bailey
 Mr. Cleo Bailey age 70, of Harvard St., Denton died Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington.

A funeral service was held on Sunday at Briggs Funeral Home Memorial Chapel conducted by Rev. Gerald Ward and Rev. John Gobble. Interment followed in The Matney Family Cemetery.
Mr. Bailey was born September 15, 1944 in Davidson County to Curtis Nathaniel Bailey and Morona Bean Bailey. Cleo was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. He had worked at Hedrick Brothers Lumber Company and most recently at CID Extreme Attachment.

Survivors include, wife, Minnie Coppley Bailey of the home; sons, Deon and Danny Bailey both of Denton; daughters; Tonya Duggins, Tracy Matney, and Lisa Graham all of Denton; brothers, Grayland Bailey of Morganton, Dennis Bailey of Denton, and James Perdue of Denton; sisters, Pansy Osborne, Renee Rogers, and Bettie Gallimore, all of Denton; 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

The family will see friends on Saturday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton and other times at the residence.
Memorials can be made to Hospice of Davidson County 200 Hospice Way Lexington, NC 27292.

Online condolences can be made at

Harvey Easter
Mr. Harvey C. Easter, age 72, a resident of Fisher Ferry St. passed away Friday Oct. 24, 2014 in Thomasville Medical Center. A graveside service was conducted Tuesday in Holly Hill Memorial Park cemetery with Rev. Wade Lomax officiating.
The family greeted friends Monday evening at J. C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville. Online condolences may be sent to the Easter family at

John Goins
John (Jay) William Goins, 79, of Thomasville, passed away at Hinkle Hospice Home on Sunday, October 26, 2014.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in J. C. Green and Sons Chapel in Thomasville with Rev. Darrell Love officiating.  Interment will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park.  The family received friends on Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and other times at the home of the son, 774 Ben Lee Road Thomasville.
 In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC  27292.  Online condolences may be sent to the Goins family at  

Sandra Kinley
Mrs. Sandra Kaye Farmer Kinley, age 57, a resident of Prospect St., passed away Thursday, October 23, 2014 in High Point Regional Hospital. A funeral service was conducted Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 at J. C. Green & Sons Chapel in Thomasville. The family greeted friends following the service at the funeral home and other times at the home. Online condolences may be sent to the Kinley family at

Central UMC
Central United Methodist continues its six week sermon series, Money $ense with accompanying children’s sermons that is introducing faithful financial stewardship. This sermon series is a valuable learning opportunity for everyone as we approach the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. The goal of Money $ense is to educate adults, youth, and children to basic strategies about faithful stewardship of all of our money. Because Money $ense addresses financial issues of concern to all people, we are encouraging the community to attend worship. You will be provided with basic illustrations, strategies and tools that apply to all generations. Come and be with us as we address the universal concern of managing our money. If you miss a message, come on anyway.  It is never too late to begin examining your financial stewardship.
Clear Springs Church
On Saturday, November 8 at Clear Springs UMC will be hosting a breakfast to benefit the Veterans Memorial being built on the church property.  The Veterans Memorial is being done as an Eagle Scout project by Christopher Parrish.  Christopher Parrish and other Boy Scout Troop members and leaders will be putting on this breakfast as a fundraiser for the Veterans Memorial Eagle Scout Project. 

All proceeds from this breakfast will go to help fund this project which will honor Veterans of all branches of our United States armed forces. This Buffet style breakfast will be from 7am till 10am and the cost is by Donation Only.”
Gravel Hill Baptist Church
Harvest Festival on Friday, Oct. 31 from 6:00-9:00 pm: Roast your own hotdogs and marshmallows on our Bonfire; Hayrides from 6-8:00 pm, lots of indoor games and prizes, face & hair painting and a Pumpkin Story between 8 & 8:30 pm. SPECIAL:  Bring cans of food or dry goods for World Hunger and we will buy them from you in Chocolate Coins!!  Something for kids of all ages!!!  Outdoor activities weather permitting-indoor rain or shine! Come out for an even and Thanksgiving to the Lord of the Harvest.
Upcoming Revival will be held on November 9 thru November 12. Begins Sunday morning at 11:00 am service continuing through Sunday night at 6:45 and then nightly through Wednesday night with singing beginning at 6:45 pm each night.  Speaker will be Dr. Ronny Chaney. Dr Chaney has a wide range of education experience with degrees in Bachelor of Theology, Master of Arts in Counseling and Master of Divinity, and Doctor of Ministry in Counseling. He has ministered across the US and several foreign countries. Don’t miss this gifted Man of God!

Information contact: Danny Soles 336-903-2303 Sid Loflin 336-857-2173 or Syd Lowe 336-672-0215 or
Fairview’s chicken pie supper and bazaar set for Nov. 8
It’s not officially fall without Fairview United Methodist Church’s chicken pie supper and bazaar scheduled for Nov. 8. Chicken pie, candied yams, slaw, green beans and corn with a drink and dessert will be served from 5:00 until 7:00. Cost for the plate is $7 for adults and $4 for children ages five to twelve. Vegetable plates will be available for $5. Guests may eat in or take out plates. No whole chicken pies will be sold.

Various bazaar items will be priced and available for sale during the meal. Other items will be available for auction beginning at 7:30. Some of the many items shoppers will find include Martha’s famous fudge, original jewelry designs, baked goods, handmade treasures such as wooden toys and nativity sets, unique themed gift baskets with vintage and antique pieces, hand-painted Christmas pillows, small teacher gifts and much more. New this year is Greg Owen’s Scherenschnitte, which is intricate German paper cutting. All proceeds from the event go to fund Methodist Women’s projects throughout the year.

The church is located at 5629 Old Highway 109, three miles north of Denton. For more information call 859-4742.    
Farmer United Methodist Church
Farmer United Methodist Church will be having their annual BBQ dinner on Saturday, November 1 from 4-7 pm. The menu includes BBQ, slaw, beans, roll, dessert and drink. Eat in or take out. Cost is $8.

NJUCC Women to hold Fall Bazaar
The Women’s Guild of New Jerusalem United Church of Christ will hold their annual Fall Bazaar on Sunday, November 2, from 5 – 7 p.m. Lots of handmade items including jewelry, scarfs, candle holders, ornaments along with a wide array of baked items.  In addition, hot dogs with all the fixings will be available with payment by donation.

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.
Pleasant Union Community Church
Pleasant Union Community Church will hold its annual harvest festival on Friday, October 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Activities include games, hayrides and trunk or treat. Join us for fun and fellowship. Pleasant Union Community Church is located at 2635 Pleasant Union Road in Denton (in the Jackson Creek Community).