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Clear Springs UMC
Clear Springs United Methodist Church invites you to join us for our February Community Buffet Breakfast. The proceeds from the February breakfast will go to help pay the school lunch debt at Silver Valley Elementary School. Please make plans to join us on Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 7am till 10am to help support our local school.
Tell your family, friends, and neighbors to come and join us for a feast of bacon, ham, sausage, tenderloin, grits, gravy, eggs, biscuits, and stewed apples.
The cost is by donation only, but please give generously to support Silver Valley Elementary School and our future Wildcats! The church is located at 4321 South Main Street Extension in Denton.

FREE Community Meal
Denton Wesleyan Church is hosting a FREE Community Meal on THURSDAY, February 20th in the Red Room on the lower level of the church located at 16345 S NC Hwy 109, Denton. On the menu will be: Spaghetti, Salad, Rolls & Dessert along with canned drinks and water.
Groceries will be available to those who need them while supplies last. We invite everyone to join us for some great food and fellowship.
The Community Meal will begin at 5pm and last until 7pm.
Deliveries are available for those who are not able to attend. Please call the church at 336-859-4565 by 12pm on THURSDAY, February 20th. Please leave your NAME, ADDRESS and PHONE NUMBER. Deliveries usually start around 5:30pm.
Silver Valley Baptist Church
Silver Valley Baptist Church is hosting Second Chance Blue Grass on Saturday, March 28th at 6pm. Fellowship afterwards in the fellowship hall. Come out to 187 Old Willowmore Springs Rd. Lexington, NC 27292 and enjoy an evening of great music and fellowship with us. 


Charles Hedrick
Charles Matthew Hedrick, 94, of Lexington, passed away Friday, January 31, at Hinkle Hospice House.
A funeral service was held at 4:00 pm Sunday, February 02, 2020, at Bethany United Methodist Church by the Rev. Benny Clodfelter.  Burial followed in the church cemetery. 
The family received friends from 3-4pm Sunday prior to the funeral service. 
Charles was born July 5, 1925 in Davidson County to Radford and Ethel Tysinger Hedrick.  He was a 1941 graduate of Southmont High School and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Charles served his country during World War II in the US Navy.  He was the longtime co-owner of Hedrick Brothers Lumber Company, which he and his brother, Ralph started in 1947, and a member of Bethany United Methodist Church.  Active in his community, he had served on the Board of Directors for Energy United, Mountain Vista Health Park, Central Carolina Bank, and was a member of Central Lions Club.  His wife, Nancy Trexler Hedrick, and his brothers, Dolan Hedrick and Ralph Hedrick, preceded him in death. 
He is survived by his sons, Charles R. “Ricky” Hedrick and wife, Patricia, and William D. “Billy” Hedrick and wife, Joan, both of Lexington; his grandchildren, Charles Garrett Hedrick, Cory G. Hedrick and wife, Lydia, Julie Richardson and husband, Justin, and Mark Hedrick and wife, Britni; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorials should be directed to Bethany United Methodist Church, 193 Bethany Road, Lexington, N.C. 27292 or Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, N.C. 27292.
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John Adams
Mr. John Wayne Adams, 87, of Garner Rd., Denton passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at Hinkle Hospice House.
A funeral service was held at 2:00 pm Friday, Feb. 7 at Fairview United Methodist Church with Rev. Sandy Young officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Mr. Adams was born in Davidson County on May 7, 1932 to Scovil Adams and Zelma Gallimore Adams. He was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church and was an Electrician. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers, Theran and Kenneth Adams; sisters, Caroleta Hutchins, Agnes Rider, Vanetta Harper; grandson, Christopher Wayne Adams.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Louise Dennis Adams of the home; sons, Gerald Wayne Adams, Eddie Carl Adams both of Denton, and Sammy Adams of Thomasville; sister, Peggy Buie of Denton; 3 grandchildren, Chad Adams, Sammie Adams Holt, and Corey Wayne Adams; 3 great-grandchildren, Zach Dylan Holt, Cody Wayne Adams, and Olivia Adams.
The family received friends on Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton and other times at the residence on Garner Rd.
Memorials can be made to Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292.
Online condolences may be made at

Margaret Nealey
Mrs. Margaret Snider Nealey, age 77, of Denton, passed away Thursday morning, February 6, 2020, at Mountain Vista Health Park.
Margaret was born in Davidson County on May 16, 1942, to Lucian Snider and Mattie Catherine Walker Snider.  She was a member of First Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Earl Nealey.
Margaret is survived by her daughters, Pamela Luciana Nealey Patel and husband Sandeep of Pawleys Island, SC, Nancy Nealey Boebel and husband Billy of Winder, GA, and Janet Catherine Nealey of Atlanta, GA; step-son, Kenneth Curtis Nealey and wife Mitzi of High Point; grandchildren, Mckenzie Taylor Kamego, Steven Joseph Kamego II, Kayla Elizabeth Boebel, Victoria Catherine Boebel, and a step-grandchild, Sarah Nealey.
The family received friends on Sunday, February 9, 2020 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm at First Baptist Church, Denton, NC, followed by a service at 3:00 pm with Rev. Shane Smith officiating.  Interment followed immediately in the church cemetery. 
Online condolences may be made at

Odessa Boles
Odessa “Granny B” Clodfelter Boles, 93 of Thomasville passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at Pine Ridge Health and Rehab. Born October 25, 1926 in Davidson County, she was the daughter of the late Alonzo and Grace Clodfelter. She was a very positive person and everyone that met her loved her hugs and smile. Mrs. Boles went to Pilot School. She was a lifelong member of Holly Hill Wesleyan Church of Thomasville. She retired from Pearson Company of High Point. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband David A. Boles, Sr.; sisters, Gretchen Hunt and Olean Heter; brothers, J. Van Clodfelter and Billy Clodfelter.
Those left to cherish her memory are her son, David A. Boles, Jr. (Betty); daughter, Sandra B. Palmer from Thomasville. Grandchildren, David A. Boles, III (Debra), Tina Phillips (James) and Kim Boles (Doug), great-grandchildren, Adam Phillips (Kristen) and Jessica Boles; great-great grandchild, Lydia “Missy” Phillips; several step grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
The family received friends Monday, February 10, 2020 beginning at 12:00 PM-2:00 PM at Holly Hill Wesleyan Church followed by the service at 2:00 PM in the sanctuary with Reverend Mark Mullins and Revered Stephen Vipperman officiating. Interment followed at Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family wants to thank Hospice Care of Davidson County and staff for their special care, along with Pine Ridge Health and Rehab. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holly Hill Wesleyan Church at 202 W. Holly Hill Road Thomasville, NC 27360 and Hospice of Davidson County, 202 Hospice Way Lexington, NC 27295.