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Alleghany UMC
Alleghany UMC will host its Community Supper in the church fellowship hall on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 from 5 to 6:30 pm. Please join us for food and fellowship.

Clear Springs UMC
Clear Springs UMC is having another Community Buffet Breakfast on Saturday January 18th from 7 to 10am. The cost is by donation only. The churches address is 4321 South Main Street Extension in Denton.

Summerville Baptist Church
Summerville Baptist Church is hosting a Clothes Closet Giveaway on January 18th from 8am-11am.


 Nina Warren
Nina Reagan Warren, 88, of Cid Rd. Lexington passed away on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 at Thomasville Medical Center.

A funeral service was held at 2:00 pm Sunday, Jan. 12 at Jackson Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Gene Little and Rev. Brian Smith officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Nina was born in Tennessee on March 21, 1931 to Willie Reagan and Drucilla Choate. She had worked as a cloth grader for Burlington Industries and was a member of Jackson Creek Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles Samuel Warren.

She is survived by, son, William “Billy” Charles Warren of the home; great-granddaughter, Feliciti Felder of the home; brothers, Jackie and Johnny Reagan both of Tennessee and Jimmy Reagan of Indiana; sister, Charlene Reagan of Tennessee; 5 grandchildren and 7 great-great children.

The family received friends on Saturday, Jan. 11 at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton and other times at residence.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Jackson Creek Baptist Church in c/o Donna Harrison 2869 Old Hwy 109 Lexington, NC 27292.

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Margaret Hunt
Mrs. Margaret Smith Hunt, age 104, formerly of Bombay Road, Denton, NC died Saturday, January 11 at Mountain Vista Health Park.

A Memorial service was held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Central United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Richard Blount and Rev. Benny Clodfelter. Private Inurnment followed at Denton Town Cemetery.

The family saw friends at Central United Methodist Church on Tuesday prior to the service.

Mrs. Hunt was born November 9, 1915 in Lincoln County to Tennyson Barnett Smith and Myra Dorcus Sumner Smith.  She was a graduate of Women’s College Greensboro (now UNC-G) where she also received her Masters Degree.  She was a retired school teacher.  She was an active member of Central United Methodist Church where she had held many offices including being the first female Lay Leader.  She had been a volunteer in many community events. She was married to Dr. E. M. Hunt, a former Davidson County Commissioner and the First President of Martin County Community College, who preceded her in death.  She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Dr. Linda Margaret Hunt; a son, Charles Tennyson Hunt; a brother, John Smith and a sister Sally Smith Hupman.

She is survived by a son, Erwin Maxwell (Max) Hunt, Jr and wife Jean of Denton; a daughter Dr. Ann Hampton Hunt of Indianapolis, IN; grandchildren Julie H Morris, Brian M Hunt, John A Hunt, Tammy T Davis and Melanie T Rowe; 11 great grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the South Davidson Resource Center, PO Box 1197, Denton, NC 27239

Briggs Funeral Home is serving the Hunt family.
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