Friday, August 18, 2017

New Content Added to the BIRN

The Briles Information Radio Network has added new content to it's growing library. Four new episodes of "Flickers from the Cave" has been uploaded. This series is created by Mike Richardson and Marty Hollingsworth; both talk about horror flicks from the past.

Several shows from"Afloat with Henry Morgan" was added. The show was radio broadcast that aired, as many would say, in 1933. Each episode was 12 minutes long, and was dedicated for the young listeners in particular. The producer and star of the show was George Edwards, the same person who produced the popular series Frankenstein and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, to name a few.

Eight episodes from the "Murder by Experts" has been added as well. This show aired in from 1949-1951 which feature crime stories by leading murder experts such as William Irish, Alfred Hitchcock and Craig Rice.

The BIRN is currently producing the first show for "B-Side Radio Underground" and the opening theme for the new "Shock Theater!" Stay Tuned! 


Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Adam Smith

Adam Lee Smith, 32, of Lexington, died Friday, August 11, 2017 at his home. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Ridge Funeral Home Chapel, Asheboro, with Evangelist Dolan Skeen and Rev. Jimmy Wansley officiating. Burial will follow at Eleazer Church Cemetery. Born on June 16, 1985 in Davidson County, NC. He was preceded in death by his brother, David Smith. Surviving are his sons, Eli Smith, Arlis Smith; mother, Debra Skeen of Denton; father and stepmother, David Smith, Jr. and Mary Smith, of Star; sister, Amanda Hastings of Thomasville; brother, Daniel Smith of Star; grandparents, Donna Skeen of Thomasville, Moses and Linda Luther of Asheboro; uncle, Chuck Skeen; aunts, Linda Lynn Callicutt, Elaine Smith; nieces, Madison Smith, Averey Smith and Kylean Hastings.



  Direct line to Catherine Briles Skeen

Veronica Marcella "Marcie" Johnson Dies

Lexington – Veronica Marcella (Marcie) Johnson passed August 13, 2017. A celebration of her life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at the Poplar Ridge Friends Meeting located at 3673 Hoover Hill Rd., Trinity, NC officiated by Pastor Dave Mercadante. Burial will follow the service in the cemetery. There will be a receiving of friends starting at 12:30 at Poplar Ridge Friends Meeting. Born on May 11, 1964 in High Point, NC, she was dearly loved by her parents, John R. and the late Jewell Pierce Johnson of Trinity. Her older brother, Michael Pierce, also preceded her in death. Marcie is survived by her loving companion of 30 years, Bruce Hayes, of Lexington, NC. DIRECT line to Elizabeth Briles Robbins.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Linda D. Briles Shively Dies

Linda D. (Briles) Shively, 68, of Indianapolis, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2017, at Community Heart and Vascular Hospital. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will take place immediately following the visitation at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Josh Keesling will be officiating. Burial will follow at Park Cemetery in Greenfield. Born on March 15, 1949 in Marion County as the daughter of Dale Miller and Joan (Kidd) Briles. She is survived by her daughters, Stephanie (James) McGuire of Fishers, IN, and Rhonda (Darin) Earl of Poplar Grove, IL; siblings, Cynthia, Rollie, Karen, Michael, Annie, John Chuck; grandchildren Mary, Mac, and Kevin McGuire, and Ryan and Ashley Earl; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dale and Joan Briles; and brother, Benny Briles.

Friday, August 4, 2017

Shirley Ruth Hulin Jester

Shirley Ruth Hulin Jester, 78, of Trinity passed away August 2, 2017 at High Point Regional Hospital. A Memorial service will be held Saturday August 5, 2017 at 1:00 PM at J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Thomasville with Rev. Jim Honeycutt officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. Born July 17, 1939 to the late Jim Hulin and Nellie Loflin Hulin in Randolph County. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Albert Carless Jester on August 22, 2003, after 46 years of marriage and one daughter Phyllis Walker that passed away October 29, 2005; two brothers James Hulin and Bobby Hulin. Surviving is two sons, Curtis Jester and wife Susan of Thomasville, Travis Jester and wife Lisa of Trinity; two sisters, Dorothy Floyd of Thomasville, Patsy Shaw and husband Larry of Randleman; grandchildren Zachary Jester and wife Caroline, Chase Walker and fiancé Hailey McNeil, Zane Jester and wife Megan, Kendall Jester, and Jacob Sweeney; four great-grandchildren, Lakyn, Camden, Ramsey and Lainey. Mrs. Jester's grandmother is Mamie Briles Loflin

Norman Ray Nance

Norman Ray Nance passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017, at the age of 82. Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 5, from 6 - 8 p.m. at Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro. Graveside services, including military honors, will be held Sunday, August 6, at 2:00 p.m. at Oaklawn Cemetery with Rev. Gary Mason officiating. Memorials can be made to Hospice of Randolph County or Central United Methodist Church of Asheboro. A native of Randolph County, the son of Troy Norman Nance and Lena Eugene Powell Nance. US Veteran. Norman was preceded in death by his wife Audrey Thomas Nance. He is survived by his son Chad Nance (April), and grandsons Mitchell and Will of Asheville, sister Betty Bailey of Asheboro, brother Phil Nance (Rachel) of Asheboro, special friend and companion Delette Self of Asheboro and her son Brad Self (Belinda) and granddaughters Hannah and Hollie of High Point, and several nieces and nephews. Direct line to Mary Briles Pearce

Sunday, July 30, 2017

QR Codes too be Installed at GMP

The Briles Information Network will be installing QR Codes to cemetery markers. When you go to a cemetery and you see a qr code, scan it to learn about the loved one. The first cemetery up is Guilford Memorial Park in Jamestown, NC. This cemetery has Ernest Michael Briles Sr, his wife Cora Cain Briles and two son, Rex and Clarence Ralph Briles. The QR code will be placed on the main marker, which can be scanned by any scanner. Once you scan the code, it will direct you to the Guilford Memorial Cemetery interactive site. There are several in the APP store that are free! Try it now by scan the QR code in the picture. If you don't have a qr code reader/scanner, you can visit the interactive site by clicking on the link below. http://briles.net/GMP