Dixie Ann Briles Garnett, 81, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018 at Heritage Center. A celebration of Dixie's life will be held at a later time this summer. Born in Oakland City, Indiana on April 27, 1936 to the late John and Florence (Foley) Briles. Dixie is survived by her husband of 62 years, Thomas Eugene "Gene" Garnett of Evansville, IN; daughter, Candice Dodson (Jeff) of Evansville, IN; son, Patrick John Garnett (Ed Deveraux) of Chicago, IL; grandchildren, Zachary Dodson (Danielle) of Sellersburg, IN and Madeline Dodson of Evansville, IN.
Dallas "Virgil" Hoover, 83, of Asheboro, passed Thursday, April 12, 2018 at The Randolph Hospice House in Asheboro. Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m., Monday, April 16, 2018, at Bethel Baptist Church with Dr. Jody Harrison officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors provided by The Randolph County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Ridge Funeral Home. Born August 8, 1934 in Randolph County, Mr. Hoover was the son of the late Robert and Queen Hoover. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Emily Wagoner Hoover; son, Michael Dallas Hoover; grandson, Jacob Hoover; sister, Elizabeth Kessler; and brothers, Charles, Roy and Raymond Hoover. Survivors include his daughter, Kathy Hoover (Brad Murray) of Asheboro; sons, Tony Hoover (Teresa), Todd Hoover (Sharon), Chris Hoover (Jennifer), all of Asheboro; brother, Coy Hoover (Julia) of Asheboro; grandchildren, Mike Hoover, Brandon Hoover, Sarah Hoover, Rachel Hoover Coughlin, Regina Hoover, Dillon Hoover, Crystal Scott, Carrisa Gallimore, Karli Hoover, Kara Hoover; great-grandchildren, Kelsey Hoover, McKenna Hoover, Tyler Hoover, Cameron Faulkner, Clara Faulkner and Austin Scott; and his faithful canine companion, Niko.
Direct line to Mary Briles Hoover, Mary Briles Pearce, and Margaret Briles Kindley
Charles Lee Briles, age 76, passed away on April 2, 2018. Friends may gather Friday, April 6, 4:00 pm until the time of memorial service at 5:00 pm at O. R. Woodyard South Chapel, 1346 S. High St. Elder Jackie Smith officiating. Private inurnment at Franklin Hills Memory Gardens. Born on May 1, 1941 in Robinette, WV to the late Walter and Hazel Briles. Charles is preceded in death by son, Thomas Lee Briles; and brother, Joseph Briles. He is survived by beloved wife of 56 years, Barbara Briles; son, Markus (Kelly) Briles, grandsons, Charles (Jordan) Briles, Robert, Jonathon, and Christopher Briles; great grandson, Levi Briles; siblings, Jim (Margaret) Briles, Daniel (Daphne) Briles, Joyce (Greg) Fernan, and Bonnie (Rainer) Stegemann; other relatives and friends.
James Homer Briles, 72, passed peacefully in the presence of family on Monday, April 2, 2018 at his daughter’s home in Corydon. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Thursday, April 5 at the Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown. Friends may call from 10 AM to 2 PM on Thursday prior to the service. Pastor Tim Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in Wolfe Cemetery with graveside military rites. Born in New Albany, IN on October 18, 1945, the son of Homer and Pauline Jackson Briles. US Veteran of the Air Force. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Fred Briles. He is survived by one son, Bradley Watkins (Teresa) of Georgetown, IN; Daughters – Laura Briles of New Albany, IN and Shelley Haycraft (Alton) of Corydon, IN; Brother – Paul Ray Briles (Sandy) of Georgetown, IN; Sister – JoAnn Briles of New Albany, IN; Two Grandchildren and one Great Grandchild and several nephews.
Mr. Dale Branson Pierce, Sr., 65, of Sophia, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Funeral will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday at the Flint Hill Community Church, in Sophia, officiated by Rev. Mike Adams. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Born July 10, 1952, in Guilford County to John Boyd Pierce and Norma Colleen Kanoy Pierce. He was preceded in death by his father and two brothers, John Boyd Pierce, Jr. and Michael Pierce. Dale is survived by two children, Dale Branson Pierce, Jr. and wife, Staci, of Hampstead, and Bambi Pierce Mabe and husband Skip, of Asheboro; his mother, Norma Canoy Pierce; his companion, Shirley Cook; four grandchildren, Hailey Sidberry and husband, Kade, Dakota Hunt, Trey Pierce, and Taylor Pierce; three great grandchildren, Bentley Greene, Haven Eddins, and Ariat Sidberry; and two sisters, Danese Pierce and Beverly Pierce.
Great Great Grandmother is Elizabeth Briles Robbins.
Mrs. Sandra Kay Gallimore Snider, 65, a resident of Old US Highway 64, passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at her home. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. Bradley D. Treece and Rev. Hillis Burton officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Snider will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville until taken to the church at 1:00 PM. The family will be at the funeral home on Monday from 6:00 – 8:00 PM and at other times at the home. Born on March 17, 1953 in Davidson County, NC to Troy Edward Gallimore, Jr. and Helen Hunt Gallimore, both of whom preceded her in death. On September 27, 1970, she married Michael Allen Snider, who survives of the home; also surviving is her daughter, Amy Kindley of Trinity; son, Todd Snider and wife Tonya of Thomasville; sisters, Kathy Gallimore Smith and husband Aubrey and Debbie Gallimore Foust and husband Neal, all of Asheboro; grandchildren, Kolby Kindley and Kyndal Kindley; sisters-in-law, Rebecca McElreath and husband Johnny of Denton and Rhonda Dunn of Randleman; brother-in-law, David Snider of Denton; lifelong special friends, Roger and Louise Parrish of Trinity; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
TRINITY-Reverend Thomas “Tommy” Hunt, 77, went home to be passed on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. A service to celebrate Tommy’s life will be held on Friday, March 30, at 3 pm, in the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale, with Reverend James Sweeney and Reverend Warren Sweeney officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church Cemetery. His family will receive friends on Friday from 1:45 until 2:45 pm at the funeral home.. Born on June 2, 1940 in Guilford County, to the late Thomas Ray and Beulah Briles Hunt. Those left to cherish his memory; are his wife of 57 plus years, Genevieve Mashburn Hunt; his daughter, Loretta Honeycutt and her husband Kent; his grandchildren, Jacob Sheffield and his wife Heather, Dawn Cockrum and her husband Brent; his great grandchildren, Lucy Sheffield, Lauren Cockrum and Lily Cockrum.