Saturday, February 10, 2018

Vergie Nance Cobb

Vergie Nance Cobb, age 91 of Jefferson Court, Archdale and formerly of the Blaine community in Montgomery County died Friday, February 9 at Hospice Home of High Point. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Monday February 12 at Briggs Funeral Home Memorial Chapel in Denton conducted by Rev Derald Smith. Burial will follow at Eldorado Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will see friends 12:30 until 1:30 PM Monday at Briggs Funeral Home. Born October 17, 1926 in Davidson County to Fred Watson Nance and Bessie Kindley Nance. She was married to Clayton Cobb who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by brothers, J B Nance, Clinard Nance, Lester Nance and Glenn Nance and by sisters, Faye Everhart and Hazel Elliott. She is survived by a son, Phillip Cobb and wife Carol of Staunton, Va; daughters, Nancy Beane and husband Dwight of Trinity and Karen Koch and husband Andrew of Virginia Beach, Va. grandchildren, Rodney Beane, Susan Chester and husband Mike, Maggie Cobb, Mark T Cobb and wife Michaela, Thomas Koch and wife Cara, Patrick Koch and Joseph Koch; great grandchildren, Cameron Beane, Erin Beane, Olivia Chester, Sophia Cobb and Noah Cobb; great great grandchild, Emmy Beane.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

John Parker Laughlin

John Parker Laughlin, 92, of Brookestone Retirement Center in Lexington, passed on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington. A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 9, 2018 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Mitchel Hayworth officiating. Interment will follow the service at Mitchell’s Grove UMC Cemetery 3511 E Kivett Drive, High Point, NC. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM at the funeral home. Born on June 16, 1925 to the late Parker Holmes and Rachel Elizabeth Kersey Laughlin in Guilford County. Along with his mother and father, John was preceded in death by his brother, Donald Grant Laughlin in 2013; his sister, Cora Nell Bryan in 2016. Surviving are his sister, Virginia Parmely of Nashville, TN; his sister in law, Besty Laughlin of High Point; many nieces and nephews. John is also survived by his church family at Greenwood Baptist Church.

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Friday, February 2, 2018

Dolores “Dee” Ann Calhoun Briles

Dolores “Dee” Ann Calhoun Briles, 83, passed away January 30, 2018. Services will be at Arlington United Methodist Church (1820 Arlington Road) visitation for public will be from 4-8 pm on Friday February 2nd and church service will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday February 3rd . Rev. Robert Ostermier, former pastor and friend will be the officiate. Burial will be at Valhalla following the church service. Born on July 18, 1934 in Farmers City, Illinois. She was the daughter of Glen and Mary Brooks Calhoun. Dee is survived by her husband John to whom she has been married to for 60 years. The family included two sons Kevin (Terri) and Craig (Marci), the pride and loves of her life. In addition to her sons are her grandchildren; Travis, Josh, Ben, Nick, Max, Jona, Mackenzie and Brandi (Shawn Langley). Then she found room to love the three great grandchildren Nick, Brenna and Ryan Langley. Also surviving is her sister-in-law Jo Calhoun of Georgetown, Texas. Preceded in death by her siblings; Wes (Genva), Warren (Helen) and Glen D and Pauline (John) Howes.

Rodney Fred Kennedy

Rodney Fred Kennedy, 68, of Thomasville, passed away Friday, February 2, 2018, at his home. No services. Born April 10, 1949 in Guilford County, he was a son of the late Fred Otis “Jack” Kennedy and the late Cornie Robbins Kennedy. Mr. Kennedy is survived by his wife of forty-nine years, Ann McCarn Kennedy of the home; sons, Rodney Kennedy and wife Stephanie of Winston-Salem, and Shannon Kennedy of Thomasville; granddaughters, Ryane and Jordyn.

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Gladys Hill Briles Dies

Gladys Hill Briles, age 88, of Trinity, North Carolina, passed away at her home on February 1, 2018. A service to celebrate Gladys’ life will be held on Tuesday, February 6th, at 2 pm, in the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale, with Pastor Carl Pulliam and Mrs. Rita Briles officiating. Interment will follow in Randolph Memorial Park Cemetery. Her family will receive friends on Tuesday from 12:45 until 1:45 pm at the funeral home.Born on March 10, 1929, in Bladen County, North Carolina to the late William and Estelle Hill. In addition to her parents and husband Wallace E. Briles (m.November 20, 1948), Gladys is preceded in death by her brother, William “Bill” Hill, her son, William “Paul” Briles, and her grandson, Laine Philip Moore. She is survived by her loving sister and caretaker, Evelyn Hill Hester, of Trinity, N.C.; her son and caretaker, Wallace E. “Gene” Briles, of Archdale, N.C.; her daughter and son-in-law, Joseph and Ollie Ward Thompson of Hebron, MD; her daughter, Patricia Briles of Salisbury, MD; and her daughter-in law, Rita Briles, of Largo, FL. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law, Janice Zachary of Archdale, N.C., and Mary Carol Forkner of Asheboro, N.C. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Glenn Briles (Julie), Jeannie Scott (Billy), Dennis Briles, Sarah Edwards (Jason), Adrienne Hamby (Brannon), Samantha Chesley (Tim), AJ Campbell (Heather), Jennifer Hasenei (Tyler), Bradley Moore, Belle Moore and 22 great grandchildren.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Millie Arlene Kindley Snider

Mrs. Millie Arlene Kindley Snider, 91, of Piedmont Crossing, formerly of Lexington, passed away Monday, January 29, 2018. A celebration of Mrs. Snider's life will be held at 3 pm Thursday, February 1, 2018 in the chapel of Thomasville Funeral Home, 18 Randolph Street, with Rev. David Bowman officiating. Burial will follow in the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:30 pm until the hour of the service Thursday at the funeral home. Born on February 26, 1926 to the late Henry Pearly and Myrtle Winslow Kindley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of over 62 years, Carl Snider; three sisters; and four brothers. Surviving are her daughter, Martha Kilgore and husband Bill of High Point; two grandchildren, Ashley Kilgore Goldean and husband John and Michael Kilgore and wife Kristin; and four great grandchildren, Rhett, Caleb, Liam, and Mallory.

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Pauline "Polly" Kindley Bunting

Pauline "Polly" Kindley Bunting passed Saturday morning, January 27th. The family will receive friends Wednesday, January 31, 2018 from 12:30-1:45 PM at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro, NC. The funeral will be Wednesday at 2:00 at Pugh Funeral Home Chapel, 437 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro with Rev. Matthew Gunter officiating. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery. Born on April 2nd, 1929 to Gurney Ray Kindley and Lula Myers Kindley; preceded in death by her sister, Betty Dunn and sister-in-law, Mary Ellen Kindley. She is survived by her husband of 70 years, C. H. Bunting, Jr.; sons, Scott Bunting of Asheboro and Steve Bunting and wife Christi of Randleman; grandchildren, Melissa Bunting of Troutman, Kathryn Sowers and husband Trent of Statesville, Ben Bunting and wife Allison of New Bern; four great grandchildren; brother, G. R. Kindley, Jr. of Rockingham; sister-in-law, Shelby Harris and husband Gene of Asheboro; and brother-in-law, David Dunn of Asheboro. Double lineage to Briles: Mary Briles Pearce and Maragret Briles Kindley