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Annie K. Carter
Annie K. Carter left this earth to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

A visitation was held at J. C. Green and Sons in Thomasville Thursday, July 17, 2014. A graveside service was held on Friday, July 18, 2014 in Pleasant Grove UMC Cemetery where she will be laid to rest.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tidelands Community Hospice, 2591 N. Fraser Street, Georgetown, S.C. 29440. Online condolences may be sent to the Carter family at

Mary Hughes

Mrs. Mary Pierce Hughes, age 68 of Brantley Gordon Road, Denton, NC died Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington.

A funeral service will be held AT 2:00 pm Thursday, July 24 at Briggs Funeral Home Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow at Siloam United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will see friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton and other times will be at the residence on Brantley Gordon Road.

Mrs. Hughes was born April 24, 1946 in Forsyth County to Royce Reece Pierce and Millie Frances Barnes Pierce. She was a retired employee of Teleflex Company.  She was married to Felix Hughes, Jr. who died in 1993.

She is survived by daughter Lora Hughes of Denton; son, Ronnie Hughes of Asheboro; brothers, Charles Pierce and Dolan Pierce both of Thomasville; sister, Louise Elberson of Thomasville; grandchildren, Dustin Wayne Bailey and Justina Lynn Hughes; and great grandchildren, Bladyn Ray Bailey and Xander Felix Gage Bailey.

Online condolences can be made at

Bruce Snider

Mr. James Bruce Snider, age 88, of Denton died Monday, July 14, 2014 at Hinkle Hospice House following a brief illness.
A graveside service for Mr. Snider was held on Friday, July 18 at Tom’s Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family received friends Thursday, July 17 at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton.

Mr. Snider was born April 25, 1926 in Davidson County to Everett and Cora Mae Pierce Snider. He was a co-worker with The Living Church of God. He worked as a land developer and was owner/operator of Snider Lumber Company. He was a former member of the Denton Lions Club and Woodmen of the World. He was preceded in death by his son and daughter-in-law, Stanley Bruce and Helen Surratt Snider and brothers, Warren and Lowell Snider.

Mr. Snider is survived by his wife, Vonciel Bisher Snider of the home; grandson, David Bruce Snider and wife Jill of Denton; brother, John Snider and wife Carole of Pfafftown; sister, Elaine Voncannon of Denton and sister-in-law, Sylvia Snider of Mt. Airy. He is also survived by two great-granddaughters, Mercedes and Taylor and nephews, Arlie and Allen Snider, Ben Voncannon, and Kim Bisher and nieces Lisa Bisher Grubb and Kathy Bisher.

Memorials may be made to The Living Church of God, 2301 Crown Centre Drive, Charlotte, NC  28227
Online condolences can be made at
Wayne Tysinger

Mr. A. Wayne Tysinger, age 85 of NC Hwy# 8, Lexington NC died Monday, July 21, 2014 at Wake Forest Baptist Lexington Medical Center.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Briggs Funeral Home
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Liberty Fellowship Church
Liberty Fellowship Church will be having Vacation Bible School August 4th -8th from 6:30 - 8:30 pm each evening.

Classes K-Teen, something for everyone.  Come be with us or call to arrange transportation for your kids.

“Lifting Jesus Higher” is the theme this year, and that is what we will be doing. John 12:32 “And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.” Liberty Fellowship Church is located at 8165 New Hope Road, Denton. For information call 859-0276, Pastor Jamie Draughn.


Pentecostals of Denton

The Pentecostals of Denton will begin our Sunday morning services as of August 3 at 11:00 a.m.
This will be in addition to our Sunday night service at 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday night Bible study at 7:00 p.m.