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

Golda Briles Jenkins Dies

Golda Juanita Briles Jenkins, of Wellington, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at her home in Wellington, at the age of 82. Funeral services for Golda will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at the First Baptist Church of Belle Plaine, Kan. A private interment will be held at the Kechi Township Cemetery, Kechi, Kan. Born the daughter of Milo F. and Etta Elizabeth (Angle) Briles on Saturday, Dec. 29, 1934 in Amorita, Okla. Survivors include her nephew, Kevin Phillips and his girlfriend Melody Goodman. She is also survived by many other nieces, nephews and their families. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers: Dean and Garold Briles, sisters: Imogene Ramey and Lois Phillips and nephew, Kelly Phillips.

Lala Briles Pitts Passes

Lala Briles Pitts, 83, went home to be with the Lord July 23, 2017. Funeral Services was held 1:00PM Tuesday July 25, 2017 at Smith Grove Baptist Church in Colfax, where she was a longtime member, with Pastor Chuck Peters officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. A native of Randolph County, Lala was the daughter of the late Eunice Pierce and Henry Allen Briles. She was married to the late Harvey Pitts, and also was preceded in death by sisters Ruby Dixon and Edith Hoover, and brother Luther Briles. Survivors include her children Marvin Pitts and Debra of Belews Creek, Allen Pitts and Darlene of Greensboro, and Elaine Lowe and Mark of High Point; grandchildren Heather Wolf and Travis, Jay Pitts and Holly, Todd Hargett and Tammy, and Ryan Lowe; great-grandchildren Parker Pitts, Matthan Wolf, and Jordan Hargett; sister-in-law Joann Briles; and a host of extended family and friends. Friends and family may sign, and view the guestbook at Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Service.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

75th Anniversary of Rex Briles' Passing

The Briles Information Network is dedicated to the memory of Rex Briles, my grandfather. Since 1996, we have promoted genealogy research and preserving family history. We continue with visiting the grave site of Rex Briles who passed 75 years ago this date. Rex is buried with his parents, Ernest Michael and Cora Cain Briles and his brother Clarence Ralph Briles at Guilford Memorial Park in Jamestown, NC. Rex passed away July 22, 1942 of an acute appendicitis. We celebrated his short life by placing a flowers at the main headstone along with memory lights. God bless Rex Briles who is "At Rest" and will never be forgotten!

Actor John Heard Dead at 72

Actor John Heard was found dead Friday in a hotel located in Palo Alto, California. Heard was recovering from minor back surgery. Best known for the Home Alone movies, also starred in “Big,” “Awakenings,” “The Pelican Brief” and “The Sopranos.”