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Free Clothes at Chandler’s Grove’s Clothes Closet
Welcome one and all!  Are you or your friends in need of new or like new used clothes?  Chandler’s Grove has them for you and they are free!  We are open every Tuesday from 12:00-6:00 pm and the every Saturday from 9:00-12:00 and will open other times on an emergency needed basis.  Please notify us by calling 336-461-9191 and we will try to work with you. Otherwise, come on our scheduled days and enjoy your shopping experience.  In addition, we can assist you through our food pantry on the same campus.
We are located at 2557 Blaine Road, New London across from the Dollar General. Look for the OPEN flag waving you in.

Fairview United Methodist Church
Fairview United Methodist Church worship service will begin at 9:00am. Sunday school will follow after the worship service.

Silver Valley Baptist Church News
Vacation Bible School...July 31st...10am-2pm....All are welcome!!!

Bethel Baptist Church 2021 VBS
Bethel Baptist Church in Denton, NC
VBS 2021 “Mystery Island”
Sunday Evenings - August 1 and August 8 from 5pm to 7pm
Kids of all ages are invited to come and enjoy Bible lessons, food, crafts, games and more.





Obituaries
 Jason Hilton
Mr. Jason Michael Hilton, age 42 of Johnson Road, Denton, NC died Wednesday, July 14 at his residence.
A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, July 29 at Summerville Baptist Church Cemetery conducted by Rev. Richard Blount.
The family will see friends in the Summerville Baptist Church Fellowship Hall following the service.
Mr. Hilton was born May 27, 1979 in Mecklenburg County to Michael Lynn Hilton and Gayle Varner Hilton.  He graduated from South Davidson High School and had been employed with Hughes Supply.  He was preceded in death by his father.
He is survived by his Mother Gayle Hilton and by a brother Jonathan Branson Hilton both of Denton.
Briggs Funeral Home is serving the Hilton Family
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.briggsfuneralhome.com

Velna Rider
Mrs. Velna Summey Rider, age 90 of Old US Hwy # 64, Lexington, NC died Monday, July 19 at her residence.
A funeral service was held at 2:00 PM Friday, July 23 at Cid United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Brad Treece and Rev. Doug Rowe.  Burial followed in the Church Cemetery.
The family saw friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Thursday at Briggs Funeral Home and other times will be at the residence.
Mrs. Rider was born in Randolph County on December 9, 1930 to Jesse Summey and Gertrude Briles Summey.  She was a member of Cid United Methodist Church and had been employed with Carolina Underwear in Thomasville and Klaussner Furniture in Asheboro.  She was married to Aster R Rider, Sr. who died July 29, 2019.  She was also preceded in death by her parents and by a grandson, Jon Rider, a brother Aster Summey and by sisters, Frances Leonard, Rachael Jones, Eva Hill and Magdalene Myers
She is survived by a son, Aster R (Sonny) Rider, Jr. of Lexington and by a daughter Ronda R Holmes and husband Paul of Trinity and by grandchildren Kara Lewis and Harrison Rider.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.briggsfuneralhome.com

Bonnie Garner
Mrs. Bonnie Wray Garner, age 77 of Carter Lumber Plant Road, Denton, NC died Tuesday, July 20 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
A funeral service was held at 2:00 PM Saturday, July 24 at Briggs Funeral Home Memorial Chapel conducted by Rev. Sandy Young.  Burial followed at Tom’s Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family seen friends from 5:00 until 7:00 PM on Friday, July 23 at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton.
Mrs. Garner was born August 21, 1943 in Davidson County to Floyd Wray and Helen Carter Wray.  She was employed as a secretary in the Guidance Office of South Davidson High School.  She had been a member of The Denton Ladies Civitan Club.  She was preceded in death by her parents and by a sister Diane Paganini.
She is survived by her husband, James A Garner of the home; sons, Christopher Allen Garner of North Charleston, SC, Scott Garner and wife Sharon of Denton, Lee Garner and wife Lori of Anderson, SC; brothers, Floyd Wray,Jr. of Lexington and Robert Wray of South Adams, Mass; sister Kimberly Cranford of Wilmington; grandchildren, Josh Kubisz, Ryan Garner, Adam Garner,  Caroline Garner, Jenna Garner, Avery Garner, Alyssa Garner and Jessica; great grandchildren, Chloe Cox and Liam Cox.
Memorials may be made to South Davidson Resource Center, PO Box 1197, Denton, NC 27239
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.briggsfuneralhome.com

Chad Wayne Smith
Chad Wayne Smith, 42, of Astran Drive, Denton, died Friday, July 23, 2021 at his residence.  A Funeral Service was held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at Jackson Creek Baptist Church, with Rev. Josh Kepley officiating.  Burial followed in the Church Cemetery.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 PM Monday at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton.
Mr. Smith was born February 21, 1979 in Randolph County, the son of Jerry and the late Amy Leonard Smith. He was a materials handler at Hanes manufacturing.  Chad attended Jackson Creek Baptist Church and has gone on to be with The Lord.
Chad is survived by his father and step-mother, Jerry and Barbara Smith of Asheboro; brother, Shawn Smith of Silver Valley; uncles, James and Randy Smith; aunts, Vickie Yates, Donna Harrison (Mickey), and Judy Bryant (Darrell); great-uncle, Rex Smith; great-aunt, Sue Lunsford.
Memorials may be made to Jackson Creek Baptist Church, 1637 Chapelwood Rd., Denton NC  27239.
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.briggsfuneralhome.com

Dora Bean
Mrs. Dora Huss Bean, age 88 formerly of NC Hwy # 8, Denton, NC died Friday, July 23 at Mountain Vista Health Park in Denton.
A graveside service was held at 2:00 PM Monday, July 26 at Summerville Baptist Church Cemetery conducted by Rev. Claudie Harrison.
Mrs. Bean was born February 12, 1933 in Lincoln County to Morris Huss and Pearl Rhony Huss.  She was a member of Summerville Baptist Church and a graduate of High Point College (University).  She was a retired school teacher having taught at Denton Elementary School.  She was married to Fred Clifton Bean who died November 21, 2010.
There are no immediate survivors.
Briggs Funeral Home is providing service for Mrs. Bean.
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.briggsfuneralhome.com

David Sams
Larn David Sams was called to Heaven on Friday, July 23, 2021.
Born on September 27, 1933 in Reidsville, North Carolina, David was the son of the late Larn McGillian Sams and Clatie Mae Phillips Sams.  While he resided in Denton over the years, David settled as a proud member of the Asheboro community for most of his life.  As a cryptographer in the US Army, David served during the Korean war from July 1953 to June 1955. He worked in textile management for Klopman of Burlington and also as a general contractor for many years. David liked to spend his free time golfing with his friends and family.  As an avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.  He was fondly know for being a keen marksman.
In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by his son, David Wayne Sams.
David is survived by his wife Edna Brown Sams, his daughters Shelby Turpin and her husband David, Donna Sams Jackson and her husband Danny.  David was a grandfather to many wonderful grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
David laid in repose from 1:00 - 4:00  p.m. Monday, July 26, 2021, at Ridge Funeral Home. The family  received friends from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at  Pleasant Grove Christian Church, Bennett. A funeral service followed at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Don Edwards officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery with military honors by the Randolph County Honor Guard.
Memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Christian Church, Cemetery Fund, 5946 Pleasant Grove Church Road. Bennett, NC 27208; Richmond County Hospice, 1119 US 1 North, Rockingham, NC 28379; or to the Randolph County Honor Guard, PO Box 1672, Asheboro, NC 27204.
Condolences may be made online at www.ridgefuneralhome.com.

Glenn Haltom
Mr. Glenn Raeford Haltom, Sr. age 92 of Surratt Road, Denton, NC died Saturday, July 24 at Mountain Vista Health Park in Denton.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, July 30 at Briggs Funeral Home Memorial Chapel.  Burial with military honors will be in Mountain View Memorial Gardens.
The family will see friends from 10:00 until 11:00 AM Friday at Briggs Funeral Home and at the residence following the graveside service.
Mr. Haltom was born April 28, 1929 in Davidson County to Worley Haltom and Sadie Cook Haltom.  He was a U S Airforce veteran of the Korean Conflict.  He retired as plant manager of Bossong Hosiery Mills in Asheboro.
He was preceded in death by a son, Mark Haltom, August 20, 1973.
He is survived by his wife, Jane Fagg Haltom of the home; sons, G Raeford Haltom, Jr and wife Louise and George Haltom all of Denton and Jeffery Haltom and Elsie of Lexington; daughters, Sheila Haltom of Thousand Oaks, Calif. and Angie Dobbins and husband Mark of Lexington; grandchildren, Glenn Haltom, III, Laura Gordon, Lindsey Gordon, Jacob Dobbins, Peyton Haltom, Mark Haltom and Brittney Haltom and 6 great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Lane, Lexington, NC 27292.
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.briggsfuneralhome.com

Shirley Browe
 Shirley Pridemore Browe, 64, a resident of E. 2nd St. Denton, NC passed away on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at her residence.
No services are planned..
Shirley was born on November 30, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan to Carlos Pridemore and Elma Mullins Pridemore. She worked as a certified nursing assistant at Mountain Vista Health Park and was a member of Farmer Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, David Freeman Browe; son, Brian Browe; grandson, Kevin “Scott” Hedrick.
She is survived by her daughter, Tina Browe Hedrick and husband Kevin of the home; son, Timothy Browe of Lexington; brother, Dave Pridemore of Detroit, MI; sister, Sharon Greer of, TN; sister-in-law “Sis”, Sharon Beane of Denton; 5 grandchildren.
Briggs Funeral Home is serving the Browe family.
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.briggsfuneralhome.com

 

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