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Lela Boan
Mrs. Lela Mae Lang Boan, age 96, a resident of Spring Arbor of Thomasville passed away in High Point Regional Hospital, Sept 10, 2014.

She was born Aug 12, 1918 in Chesterfield, SC, the daughter of the late John Lang and Sally Purvis Lang. Mrs. Boan was a homemaker and was of the Baptist Faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Patricia Yarbrough and three sisters, Ida Alford, Carrie Campbell and Ruth Jordan and two brothers, Robert Lang and Bill Lang. She was married to Mr. Joseph C. Boan who preceded her in death.

Surviving are, one daughter, Betty Jo LeQuire of Lexington, NC; two sons, Carl Boan of Thomasville and David Boan of Lexington; two brothers, Ed Lang of Chesterfield, SC and Johnny Lang of Lexington; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A funeral service was conducted Saturday, Sept 13, 2014 at 4:00 PM in J.C. Green & Sons Chapel with Rev. Carlos Robles and Rev. Daniel M. Downing officiating.

The interment will be in Forest Hill Memorial Park in Lexington. Online condolences may be sent to the Boan family at

Mozelle Carter
Mrs. Mozelle Eddinger Carter age 96, a resident of Piedmont Crossing, died Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the nursing center
A funeral service was held Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 2 P.M. in J.C. Green & Sons Chapel with Rev. Dr. Mary Miller and Mr. Lynn Staley officiating. Burial followed in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family request any contributions be directed to the building fund of Trinity United Methodist Church, 609 Liberty Drive, Thomasville, N.C. 27360.

Online condolences may be sent to the Carter family at

Church News
Bethel Baptist Church
Bethel Baptist Church will celebrate its 43rd Homecoming on Sunday, September 21. Come and join us for Sunday school at 10am and Worship Service 11am with special singing. The PIONEERS will be singing during the Morning Worship Service.

A covered dish lunch in the Fellowship Hall will follow the Morning Worship Service. No Evening Worship Service. The church is located at 159 Klopman Mill Rd. Pastor Gerald Ward.
Clear Springs UMC
Clear Springs United Methodist Church located at 4321 South Main Street Extension will be having a Community Buffet Breakfast on Saturday September 20th from 7am till 10am.

The breakfast includes bacon, country ham, sausage, tenderloin, eggs, grits, biscuits, sausage gravy, red eye gravy, and stewed apples. The cost is by donation only. Please join us and eat all that you care too!!
Fairview Methodist
Be a part of Fairview United Methodist’s 125th homecoming service this Sunday, Sept. 21. The service will begin at 11:00 and will include the history of Fairview’s 125 years of faithful service to the community as well as special music and memories.

A covered dish lunch will follow in the fellowship hall. You are also invited to bring canned food to donate to the South Davidson Resource Center. Fairview is located on Old 109.  For more information, call 859-4742.  

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

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.

We invite 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

First United Methodist Church
First United Methodist Church located at 376 S. Main St. in Denton will host a morning class of the new “Covenant Bible Study” will be offered at First United Methodist Church from 10:00-11:30 am beginning Monday, September 22.

“Covenant Bible Study” is a 24-week study through the Bible where participants read and discuss the Bible, learning how to love God and each other better.

The study is divided into 3, 8-week components. The first component, “Creating the Covenant,” will run from Sept. 22 through Nov 10. The second 8-week component, “Living the Covenant” will pick up after the new-year, and the third 8-week component, “Trusting the Covenant” will be completed before Memorial Day. Participants will commit to reading 2-4 chapters of the Bible each day and then meeting on Mondays from 10-11:30am to view a 20-minute DVD, discuss and pray together.  Contact Rev. Tammy Talbert (859-8309) with questions or to sign up.
Gravel 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

Gravel Hill Baptist is located at 6733 Gravel Hill Rd. Denton, just past Denton Farm Park off Hwy 49.
Lineberry Church
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).

Also holding a quilt drawing at 10 a.m for a handmade quilt. Tickets $1 each or 6 for $5. Proceeds go to missions.
Summerville Baptist Church
Benefit Dinner for Robert English:  Saturday, 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).