Serving Denton, NC & Surrounding Communities



Church New:
Alleghany UMC Community Supper
Alleghany UMC will host its community supper in the church fellowship hall on Wednesday, Oct.19, 2016 from 5 to 6:30pm. Please join us for food and fellowship.
First Baptist Church Trunk or Treat
First Baptist Church in Denton will host their 2nd Annual Community “Trunk or Treat” on Sunday, October 30,  beginning at 5:00 pm. Make plans to join us for games and lots of treats.
Gravel Hill Baptist Church Harvest Fest & More
On Saturday October 29th 6-9, Gravel Hill will host a Harvest Fest. Come celebrate the Lord of the Harvest. Hay Rides, face & hair painting, roast your own hot dog and marshmallows over an open fire (weather permitting) lots of games inside and out. Food, cotton candy, snow cones, popcorn and a Harvest Story for all ages.
On Sunday October 30th 11:00 am, some of the kids and house parents from Baptist Children Home will be our quest & conduit the morning worship service. Afterwards we will have food for everyone in our fellowship hall. Everyone invited!

During October, November Gravel Hill will be preparing Christmas shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child and December 7th a group will be traveling to Charlotte to participate in the packing of shoeboxes for transport. Anyone in the community that would like to participate with our group in anyway contact Joyce Snider or Danny Soles or Pastor Ken Reaves.
Tyro United Methodist Church WOMEN OF HOPE Fall Bazaar
On Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 8:00 AM until 1:00 PM Tyro United Methodist Church WOMEN OF HOPE will hold their Fall Bazaar.

Crafts, Home Décor, Handmade Purses, Tote Bags, Aprons, Jewelry, Christmas Decorations, Wreaths, Stepping Stones, Ceramics, Baked and Canned Goods, Frozen Entrees and Casseroles, Fried Apple Pies, and New to You.  Biscuits, coffee and juice will be available for breakfast. Famous Tyro United Methodist Men’s BBQ sandwiches, shoulders or specials Will be ready at 9 am. Eat in or take out. HOMEMADE CHICKEN PIES. Will start selling at 8:30 am. The church is located at 4484 S. Hwy 150, Lexington, NC in the Tyro community.

Payton Yates
Payton Skylar Yates infant daughter of Brian Yates and April Hughes was born October 8, 2016 in Randolph County and passed away on October 9, 2016 at WFU Baptist Brenner’s Children Hospital in Winston Salem, NC.

A graveside service was held at held 1:00 pm Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Pleasant Union Community Church Cemetery in the Jackson Creek Community conducted by Rev. Billy Joe Yates.

In addition to her parents, Brian Yates and April Hughes of Valley Farm Rd. of Denton, Payton is survived by maternal grandparents, Mike and Earlene Hughes of Denton; paternal grandparents, Dennis and Vickie Yates of Denton; great-grandparents, Glenn Hughes and Vernon Dorsett both of Denton; Aunt, Amy Yates Cagle (Brandon) of Denton and Uncle, Chris Hughes of Denton; and several cousins,

The family received friends following the graveside service and other times at 4794 Valley Farm Rd. Denton.
Briggs Funeral Home in Denton is serving the family.

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Vae Davis

Mrs. Vae Cole Hunt Davis age 90, formerly of NC HWY 109 S. Denton, passed away at High Point Regional Hospital on Friday, October 14, 2016.
A graveside service was held at Denton Town Cemetery on Tuesday, Oct. 18 conducted by Rev. James Cooper.

Mrs. Davis was born May 17, 1926 in Davidson County to James Anderson Albert Cole and Ottie Alberta Varner Cole. Vae was a graduate of Denton High School and Jones Business School in High Point and was a member of Central United Methodist Church. She worked at Hill Motor Company for over 40 years and retired from Lexington Motor Company where she had been the office manager. Following her retirement Vae attended Senior Services of Davidson County. In addition to her parents Vae was preceded in death by husband, John William Hunt; second husband, Charles D. Davis; son, Charles Hunt; sister, Pearl Blake; and brothers, Hoyle, Anderson, Paul, Marvin, and Max Cole.

Surviving are daughter, Cathy Hunt Jackson of Denton; grandsons, Keith Jackson of Denton and Davin Jackson of Lexington; and by a sister, Sue Tysinger of Denton.
The family received friends on Tuesday at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton and other times at the home of Cathy Jackson.
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