Serving Denton, NC & Surrounding Communities




Faith Baptist Church Community Yard Sale
Faith Baptist Church WMU will be holding a COMMUNITY YARD SALE on Saturday, May 14th from 7am – 1pm. Spaces for rent for $5 and you provide your own tables (as many as you want - pay day of sale). Funds go to mission projects. Plenty of space, variety and typically excellent turnout!

To reserve a spot, contact Wanda Grimes at 336 859 3067 or
Lights for Christ Holiness Church Spring Revival
Lights for Christ Holiness Church is holding its Spring Revival through May 5 nightly beginning at 7 p.m. Rev. James Copper of Denton will be our guest speaker.

Lights for Christ Holiness Church is located at 42 Newsom Ave., Suite D in Denton beside the Classic Restaurant.




John Ferrell
Mr. John Melvin Ferrell age 67, of Denton passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016 at his residence.

A graveside service was held at 2:00 pm on Saturday at Forest Hill Memorial Park in Lexington conducted by Rev. Mark Hopkins.

Mr. Ferrell was born July 5, 1948 in Davidson County to Hubert Hardin Ferrell and Opal Brewer Ferrell. John was a veteran of the US Army. He had attended Wayside Baptist Church and he worked as a carpenter for over 35 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Hubert Lee “Chuck” Ferrell.

Surviving is wife, Martha Sue Wallace Ferrell of the home; sons, John Ferrell, Jr. (Bobbie) of Thomasville, Branson Lee Ferrell of Lexington, and James Hopkins (Sabrina) of Roanoke, VA.; daughter, Gina Giles (Marvin) of Denton; brother, Calvin Ferrell of Denton; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
The family received friends on Friday at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton and other times at the home.

Memorials can be made to Hospice of Davidson County 200 Hospice Way Lexington, NC 27292.

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