Serving Denton, NC & Surrounding Communities

 Church New
Fairview United Methodist Church
Fairview United Methodist Church will resume inside worship starting Sunday, April 18th 2021. Worship service will begin at 9:30am. Sunday school will follow after the worship service.

Denton Church of God Movie Night
Please come and enjoy an evening of fun, food, and fellowship.  We will be watching the movie,
“Heaven is for Real.”  We will be serving popcorn, and drinks.  We welcome one and all.
Where:  Denton Church of God
When:  June 26, 2021
Time:  7:00 pm

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!  Women’s and men’ jeans, T-shirts, nice shirts, suits, ties, khakis, blouses, dresses, skorts, shorts, Crop pants, shoes, socks, kid’s clothes and baby clothes are sorted by Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter.  Presently, our Spring/summer collection is available.
We are open every Tuesday from 12:30-6:00 pm and the third Saturday of the month from 9:30-12:00 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.
We look forward to seeing you soon!

Allen Harvell
 Mr. Allen Jones Harvell, 86, a resident of Thayer Rd., Troy, NC passed away on Monday, March 30, 2020 at his residence.
A celebration of life service will be held 2:00 pm on Friday, June 25, 2021 at Ophir United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Bill Knapp. Inurnment will follow in the church cemetery.
Following the inurnment the family will greet friends in the cemetery.
Mr. Allen was born May 9, 1933 in Montgomery County to Stanley James Harvell and Alice Luther Harvell. He graduated from Troy High School in 1953. He served in the United States Army as a Cannoneer during the Korean Conflict from 1953 to 1955. Allen later retired from General Electric and Black and Decker after 43 years of employment. In addition to his parents Allen was preceded in death by his brother, Ottis Eugene Harvell.
He was a member of Ophir United Methodist Church where he served as Superintendent, previous chairman of the Administration Board, and many other capacities throughout the years. He loved his church and lived a good Christian life.
Mr. Allen enjoyed roller skating, water skiing, and horseback riding. But his main hobbies were fishing and hunting.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Opal Jeraldean “Jerry” Lanier Harvell of the home; niece, Joyce Harvell Davis and husband Joe Cunningham of Landrum, SC; nephew, Michael Harvell and wife Sue Ellen of Greenville, SC and he loved his furry friends – Jake, Shorty and Target.
Memorials can be made to Ophir United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund in c/o Kevin Saunders 1315 Ophir Rd. Troy, NC 27371, the donor’s choice, or to simply do a random act of kindness for someone.
Briggs Funeral Home in Denton is serving the Harvell Family.
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Larry “Joe”
Mr. Larry “Joe” Parnell, 82 years old and a resident of Thomasville, NC stepped over into Glory on the night of Thursday, June 17, 2021 at the Hospice Home at High Point.  Joe was born on December 24, 1938 in Montgomery County, NC and was the son of the late Adam and Kate Blue Parnell.  As a Davidson County resident, Joe spent most of his life residing in the town of Denton.  Joe was a retired US Postman for the Denton area and a member of Colonial Baptist Church in Trinity.  He served many years as a faithful member of the Denton Lions Club, and was awarded Lion of the Year, 1996-1997, served as President 1997-1998, and served as zone chairman 1998-1999.  In his spare time, he enjoyed dabbling in antiques, showing off his talent in exterior stone work, and gardening.  He loved being outdoors, traveling, and sightseeing with his beloved wife.  He is now enjoying his time with our Heavenly Father and having a joyous reunion with his loved ones who had gone on before.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Larry J. Parnell, Jr.; five brothers, Leroy, J.T., A.L., Bobby, and Phillip; and two sisters, Helen and Ann.
On April 28, 1978, he married his devoted wife, Helen Jones Parnell, who still resides of the home; also surviving are his step-son, Roger Jones and daughter-in-law, Cheryl Jones; one sister, Phyllis Parnell; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 2:00 PM at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Thomasville with Rev. Steve Jarvis and Rev. Morris Little officiating.  Burial  followed in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family received friends at the funeral home on Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM.  Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC  27262.
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