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Dixie Briles Garnett Dies

imageDixie Ann Briles Garnett, 81, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018 at Heritage Center. A celebration of Dixie's life will be held at a later time this summer. Born in Oakland City, Indiana on April 27, 1936 to the late John and Florence (Foley) Briles. Dixie is survived by her husband of 62 years, Thomas Eugene "Gene" Garnett of Evansville, IN; daughter, Candice Dodson (Jeff) of Evansville, IN; son, Patrick John Garnett (Ed Deveraux) of Chicago, IL; grandchildren, Zachary Dodson (Danielle) of Sellersburg, IN and Madeline Dodson of Evansville, IN.

James Homer Briles

imageJames Homer Briles, 72, passed peacefully in the presence of family on Monday, April 2, 2018 at his daughter’s home in Corydon. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Thursday, April 5 at the Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown. Friends may call from 10 AM to 2 PM on Thursday prior to the service. Pastor Tim Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in Wolfe Cemetery with graveside military rites. Born in New Albany, IN on October 18, 1945, the son of Homer and Pauline Jackson Briles. US Veteran of the Air Force. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Fred Briles. He is survived by one son, Bradley Watkins (Teresa) of Georgetown, IN; Daughters, Laura Briles of New Albany, IN and Shelley Haycraft (Alton) of Corydon, IN; Brother, Paul Ray Briles (Sandy) of Georgetown, IN; Sister, JoAnn Briles of New Albany, IN; Two Grandchildren and one Great Grandchild and several nephews

Charles Lee Briles

imageCharles Lee Briles, age 76, passed away on April 2, 2018. Friends may gather Friday, April 6, 4:00 pm until the time of memorial service at 5:00 pm at O. R. Woodyard South Chapel, 1346 S. High St. Elder Jackie Smith officiating. Private inurnment at Franklin Hills Memory Gardens. Born on May 1, 1941 in Robinette, WV to the late Walter and Hazel Briles. Charles is preceded in death by son, Thomas Lee Briles; and brother, Joseph Briles. He is survived by beloved wife of 56 years, Barbara Briles; son, Markus (Kelly) Briles, grandsons, Charles (Jordan) Briles, Robert, Jonathon, and Christopher Briles; great grandson, Levi Briles; siblings, Jim (Margaret) Briles, Daniel (Daphne) Briles, Joyce (Greg) Fernan, and Bonnie (Rainer) Stegemann; other relatives and friends.

Gilbert Roy Briles Dies

Gilbert Roy Briles, 87, of Trinity, died Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Thomasville Medical in Thomasville. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Ridge Funeral Home and other times at the home. Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m., Friday, January 26, 2018, at Tabernacle United Methodist Church with Rev. Lynn Chaney officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors presented by The Randolph County Honor Guard. Native of Randolph County, Mr. Briles was born February 23, 1930, to the late Ernest and Ella Mae Younts Briles. US Veteran. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Doris Stout, Jewel Jordan, Alice Loflin; brothers, Dalton, Robert and Wayne Briles. Mr. Briles is survived by his wife, Donna Gallimore Briles of the home; daughter, Phyllis Caviness and husband, Gary W. of Asheboro; brother, Wendell Briles and wife, India of Asheboro; and granddaughter, Natalie Caviness.

Henry Lee Briles

imageHenry Lee Briles, 92, of Jamestown, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018 at High Point Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Wednesday, January 24, 2018, in the Mausoleum Chapel of Floral Garden Park. Born January 17, 1926, in Randolph County, he was a son of the late Russell Briles and the late Zola Summey Briles. US Army veteran. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Ruth "Rusty" Briles, sister, Imogene; and brother, Marion. Lee is survived by his daughter, Bobbi Briles Watkins and husband Tim of Jamestown; sister, Rusaline Cassidy; niece, Pam Cassidy Marshburn and husband Jamey; nephews, David Briles and wife Carolyn, Joe Briles and wife Patty, and Jon Briles; and dog,

Mary Jo Briles Garringer

Mrs. Mary Jo Briles Garringer, 75, a resident of Highland Home, Alabama, passed away on Monday, January 1, 2018. The family will receive friends at the church on Thursday from 9:30-11 AM. Funeral services for Mrs. Garringer will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, January 4, at the First Baptist Church of Luverne with Rev. Clay Crum, Rev. Joe Leverette, Rev. Bo Weed, and Rev. Jim Looney officiating. Interment will follow in Luverne Emmaus Cemetery with Turners Funeral Home of Luverne directing. Mrs. Garringer was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Roy L. Garringer, son, David Garringer, parents Walter "Buster" and Mildred Young Briles, and brother, George Briles. She is survived by her three children, Roger W. Garringer, John (Heather) Garringer, and Iva (Robert) Duffell, daughter-in-law, Juanita Garringer, six grandchildren, David (Rebecca) Garringer, Amber (Corey) Hester, Jolene Garringer, Jake Garringer, Lauren Duffell, and Jed Garringer, six great-grandchildren, three sisters, Sandy (John) Powell, Betty (Jimmy) Peters, and Theresa Howe, and brother, David Briles. -Turner's Funeral Home

Lacy Kay Briles

imageLacy Kay Briles, 35, passed away December 6, 2017 at the Larimer County Jail in Ft. Collins, Colorado. Briles was being held in the jail and committed suicide while awaiting trial. Briles is the daughter of the late Gerald Alvy Briles. Surviving are two children and a sister Amanda Nicole Briles, and also a brother. No services listed.

Lilyann Grace Briles

Lilyann Grace Briles, daughter of Christopher and Jennifer Briles, was born and died on August 14, 2017. A visitation in her honor will be held Friday, August 25, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Hamilton's on Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines, Iowa.

Linda Briles Shively

imageLinda D. (Briles) Shively, 68, of Indianapolis, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2017, at Community Heart and Vascular Hospital. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will take place immediately following the visitation at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Josh Keesling will be officiating. Burial will follow at Park Cemetery in Greenfield. Born on March 15, 1949 in Marion County as the daughter of Dale Miller and Joan (Kidd) Briles. She is survived by her daughters, Stephanie (James) McGuire of Fishers, IN, and Rhonda (Darin) Earl of Poplar Grove, IL; siblings, Cynthia, Rollie, Karen, Michael, Annie, John Chuck; grandchildren Mary, Mac, and Kevin McGuire, and Ryan and Ashley Earl; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dale and Joan Briles; and brother, Benny Briles.

Lala Briles Pitts

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.

Golda Juanita Briles Jenkins

imageGolda 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 Floyd 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.

Kenneth John Briles

imageKenneth John Briles, age 70 of Wild Rose, died unexpectedly on Saturday May 13, 2017. He served in the U.S. Army with the 84th Division and retired at the rank of Master Sergeant. Kenneth is survived by his daughter: Keri (Tim) Dabroski, Waukesha; grandchildren: Jeanette and Eddie; other relatives and friends. Private family services will be held at Central Wisconsin Veterans Cemetery, King.

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Bernell Sue Briles Richards

imageBernell Sue Briles Richards, 78, of Hardesty, Oklahoma passed away April 22, 2017 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 27, at the Adams Mennonite Brethren Church with Herb Bridgewater officiating. Interment will be at the Union Center Cemetery directed by Roberts Brothers Funeral Home in Hooker.Born on August 26, 1938 in the Dombey area, the daughter daughter of the late Clyde and Lauva Hasty Briles. Preceding her in death are her parents and sister, Clydena. Survivors include her husband, Rodney of the home (m. February 16, 1957); two sons, Leon and Beverly Richards of Adams, OK; Clellie and Ginger Richards of Enid, OK; and one daughter, Becky and Terry Gilbert of Hardesty, OK.; ten grandchildren, Amanda and Brian Jarvis of Fairfax, VA; Lorena and Cody Ballard of Oklahoma City, OK; Emily and Katie Richards of Adams, OK; Caleb and Dana Richards of Serepta, LA; Kala and Tyler Wondrasek of Norman, OK; Clancy and Beth Richards of Shawnee, OK; Melyssa and Flip van den Bosch of Vleuten, The Netherlands; Krysta and Caitlyn Gilbert of Stillwater, OK; 6 great-grandchildren; her brother, Darrell Briles of Wikieup, AZ; and numerous family and friends.

Miriam J. Briles

imageMiriam J. Briles, 79, of Indianapolis, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 21, 2017. Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 10:00 AM until time of the funeral service at 11:00 AM at Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, Born on February 24, 1938 to the late Russell Briles and Carol Liming Briles.Miriam is survived by her brother, Robert Briles; an aunt, Bea Vanderfleet; several cousins and close family friend, Dennis Petrie.

Melba Jean Briles Hicks

imageMelba Jean Briles Hicks, 90, of Stephenville, went to be with her Savior, Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in Stephenville. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Valley Grove Baptist Church with Bro. Ward Hayes officiating. Interment will follow at theValley Grove Cemetery in Erath County. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm Friday at the Stephenville Funeral Home. Born to the late Tobe Allen Briles, Jr. and Irene Beatris Goodman Briles. She was preceded in death by two children, Ann Blue and Tobbie Smith; siblings, Jo Johnson, Bea Watson, Betty Powell, and Junior Briles; and grandson Jason Cody Smith. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Jeanette Rich and husband Bobby, Allen Washburn, Mike Carter and wife Jane, and Jozann Ray and husband Tim; grandchildren, Toni Price and husband Todd, Brandy Smith and husband Robert, Rainey Brooker and husband Kelly, Dusty Horton and husband Chad, Laura Smith, Jason Smith and wife Julie, Corey Washburn and wife Jenny, Jennifer Renteria and husband Sammy, Katy Carter, Jake Carter and wife Kitsy, Chanell Dayton and husband Frank; a sister, Delorse Wilson and husband George, many great grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild.

Richard M. Briles

Richard M. Briles of Riverside died Thursday, April 6, 2017. Born January 29, 1948 to the late Gaither Ellsworth & Melissa Cullen Briles. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing from 9:00 to 10:00 AM Saturday, April 15, 2017 followed by his Going Home Service promptly at 10:00 AM, all at the Harbor Baptist Church, Marne Highway at Evergreen Street, Hainesport, NJ 08036. Burial will follow in Lakeview Memorial Park, Cinnaminson. He was the beloved husband of Linda; devoted father to Sharon (Bill) and step-dad to Michael and the late Matthew; loving grandfather to Ethan and Violet. He also is survived by his sisters, Jean, Melissa (Paul) and Virginia. He was preceded in death by his brother, Buddy. He served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam.

Tammy Briles Bledsoe-Humphreys

Tammy Briles Bledsoe-Humphreys, age 54 of Rural Retreat, VA passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017. A memorial service will be held 4:00 P.M. Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Lindsey Memorial Chapel with Rev. Jack Rutherford and Rev. David Osborne officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. prior to the service. Born In Lexington, NC on March 6, 1963 and was preceded in death by her father, Jake Briles and her first husband, Larry Bledsoe. She is survived by her husband, Troy Humphreys; sons, Philip Bledsoe and Jessica Williams of Rural Retreat, Jesse Bledsoe and Jessica Bryant of Fleetwood, NC; two grandchildren, Kylie Bledsoe, Kanyon Todd; her mother, Harriett Pullam of Trinity, NC; a sister, Vickie Hinesley and Mark of Ramseur, NC; two brothers, Tim Briles and Lori, Doug Briles and Rebecca all of Ashboro, NC; special friends and family who lovingly helped during her sickness; also several special nieces and nephews.

Carl Braxton Briles

imageCarl Braxton Briles, Sr., 84, of Spartanburg, SC, died Thursday, March 30, 2017, at Spartanburg Medical Center. Visitation will be 2:00-3:30 PM Sunday, April 2, 2017, at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel, 2075 E. Main St., Spartanburg, SC 29307. A graveside service will follow at 4:00 PM in Westwood Memorial Gardens, 6101 Reidville Rd., Moore, SC 29369, conducted by the Rev. Hub Blankenship and the Rev. Michael Keel. Born February 13, 1933, in Orange County, NC, he was the son of the late Fred Cecil Briles and Clara Mae Blackwood Briles. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Mary Edmonds Briles; children, Pamela B. Edwards and Lisa B. Champion (Jimmy), all of Moore, SC, and Carl Braxton Briles, Jr. (Dianne) of Inman, SC; five grandchildren, Joshua Neil Briles (Allison Matthes), Andrew Braxton Briles (Cori), Lindsay Briles Evans (Dusty), Brandon Wesley Edwards, and Travis Austin Edwards; and seven great-grandchildren, Caleb Michael Briles, Emma Claire Briles, Hunter Alden Briles, Kylee Paige Briles, Logan Braxton Briles, Mason Alec Evans, and Samuel Jamison Evans. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother and two sister, Edward, Nellie, and Linda Faye.

Patrick Wayne Briles

imagePatrick Wayne Briles passed away on January 11, 2017 in Texas. Funeral services were held at the Rosewood Humble Chapel, 10:00 am Saturday, January 14, 2017. Burial followed in the Rosewood Memorial Park. Born May 2 1947, to the late Earnest Lester Briles and Millicent Seale Briles. Preceded in death by his wife Jerry Jones Briles and daughter, Vallie Briles.

Virginia Lee Briles Gardner

imageVirginia Lee Briles Gardner, 87, Hartford, died on December 19, 2016, at the Life Care Center in Burlington. Memorial Services were held Monday, January 2, 2017, at the Hartford United Methodist Church. Inurnment followed in the Lena Valley Cemetery. Born on January 13, 1929, at Richter, Kansas, to John Charles and Dessie Duvall Briles. On June 9, 1951, she married Daniel R. Gardner, who survives; preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Dorothy Apgar and Beth Gentry, and a grandson. Also survived by four sons, George (Sharon) Gardner, St. George, Fred (Jackie) Gardner, Garnett, David (Nancy) Gardner, Newton, Vernon Gardner, Luellen, NE, two daughters, Mary Hoover, Lyons, and Elizabeth (Kevin) Fox, Syracuse, a sister, Beverly Swenson, Broomfield, CO, 19 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Max J. Briles Dies

imageMADISON -Max J. Briles passed Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, in Madison, Wis., Max succumbed to complications of anorexia. Max will be remembered at a gathering on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the home of Greg and Leslie Kebbekus, 6008 Ridgewood Ave., Monona, WI 53716. There will be an opportunity to share thoughts and memories beginning at 6:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Max's name to Rubin for Kids. Born Aug. 9, 1990 to David and Becky Briles who survive. He was preceded in death by his brother, Peter Zeno.

Dorothy Briles Apgar

imageDorothy Briles Apgar, 95, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Monday, September 12, 2016, at Grandview Heights Rehab and Healthcare, in Marshalltown. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 16, 2016, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, in Marshalltown. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 15, 2016, at Anderson Funeral Home, 405 W. Main St., Marshalltown. Interment will be in the Apgar Family burial plot, at Riverside Cemetery, in Marshalltown. Born December 29, 1920 to Dessie and Charles Briles on a farm north of Ottawa, Kansas. Survived by her husband, Pat and a son, Tom Apgar both of Marshalltown. She was preceded in death by a son, John at age 28, and a sister, Beth.

Jay Robert Briles

imageJay Robert Briles, 62, of New Albany, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Visitation will be 12 PM to 2 PM Saturday, May 28, 2016, at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany). His Funeral Service will be held at 2 PM on Saturday in the chapel at the funeral home with cremation to follow according to Jay’s wishes. Born on October 8, 1953 in New Albany to Jack Briles, Sr. and the late Betty (Lear) Briles. Jay was also preceded in death by his granddaughter, Elizabeth Briles Cardona. Along with his father, Jay is survived by his wife, Sherilynn (Springer) Briles; children, Katherine Cardona (Adam), Beth Briles Hampton, Jacquline Schulz (TJ); step-children, Adrian Ramos (Nicole), Anthony Ramos (Danielle), Natalie Hernandez (Luis), Lorrin Ramos, Mariah Ramos; siblings, Jack Briles, Jr. (Alma), Virginia Goodhue, John Briles, Sr. (Dawn); 14 grandchildren with one on the way; and 2 great-grandchildren.

Donna Marie Briles Duke

imageDonna Marie Duke, 71, Corydon, died Saturday, April 30, 2016, at her home. Visitation: Wednesday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon and Thursday, May 5, after 10 a.m. at Calvary Wesleyan Holiness Church. Funeral: Thursday, May 5, at 1 p.m. at the church with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery west of Corydon. Officiants: The Revs. Lewis Smith and David Dicken. Born June 23, 1944, in Harrison County, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Belva McCullum Briles. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gaylord Delbert Duke; a son, Dennis Duke; a grandson, Sam Hughes; and two brothers, Jesse and Harry Briles.Survivors include four sons, Vincent Duke (Nanetta) of English, David and Delbert Junior Duke, both of Corydon, and Daniel Duke (Sherry) of Pekin; two daughters, Teresa Hughes and Donnetta Oates (Shane), both of Corydon; a sister, Hazel Smith (Lewis) of Texarkana, Ark.; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Mark Edward Briles

imageMark Edward Briles, age 49, passed away suddenly on April 25, 2016, in Sacramento where he was born on July 3, 1966. Memorial services: Fri., May 20, 10:30 AM at George L Klumpp Chapel of Flowers, 2691 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento. Reception to follow at Faith Presbyterian Church in Sacramento . He is survived by his beloved sons Milan and Zachary, parents Edward and Nancy Briles, brother Jeff Milan Briles and nephew Alexander.

Virgil Strickland Briles III

imageVirgil Strickland "Strick" Briles III, 56 years of age, of Polkton, passed away on Monday, April 18, 2016, in FL. The family will receive friends from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Friday, April 22, 2016 at Rocky Mount Baptist Church. The memorial service will be at 4:00 pm in the church sanctuary, officiated by Rev. Billy Hill. "Strick" was born June 16, 1959 in Mecklenburg, NC to the late Virgil Strickland Briles Jr. and the late Shirley Doris Arrington Briles. Survivors include his daughter, Heather (Michael) Barbee of Locust; two sons, Brandon Briles of Polkton and B. J. Briles of Coon Rapids, MN; former wife, Kim Briles of Stanfield; fiancee, Pamela Petitte of Brandon, FL; and one grandchild, Kallie Barbee.

Matthew Ryan Briles

imageMatthew Ryan Briles, 29, passed away April 10, 2016. A visitation will be held Friday, April 15th from 2-4PM with a memorial service at 4PM at Rainbow Mennonite Church. Born October 15, 1986 to Noah and Fonda (Crittenden) Briles. Preceded in death by his grandfathers, John Briles and Bobbie C. Crittenden; and uncles, Bobby, Theodore, and Lance Crittenden. Surviving are his parents, Noah and Fonda Briles of KCK; brother, Jonathon Briles of KCMO; grandmothers, Josephine Briles of Visalia, CA and Florence Moots of Minden, NE; aunts and uncles, Laurie & Vaughn Cook of Minden, NE, John Briles of Emporia, KS, JoAnn Briles-Klein of Wichita, KS and Lois (Mike Peters) Briles of KCMO, Joe and Debbie Hoag of Yates Center, KS, Sandy Donner of Plainview, NE, as well as a number of other great aunts and cousins.

Thomas L. Briles

imageThomas L. Briles passed March 27, 2016 after a long illness. Family and friends may gather Thursday, March 31, from 4 pm until the time of memorial service at 6 pm at O. R. Woodyard South Chapel 1346 S. High St. Inurnment at a later date Franklin Hills Memory Gardens. Born in Berlin, Germany on Aug 16, 1962 and grew up in CT. Survived by his parents, Charles Lee and Barbara Briles; son, Charles (Jordan) Briles; brother, Mark (Kelly) Briles; longtime companion, Rose Stapleton; stepchildren, Bonnie, Vicky, and Matthew Stapleton; nephews, Robert Briles, Jonathan and Christopher Doski; many other relatives and friends.

Worthie Elwood Briles

imageWorthie Elwood Briles, 98, of DeKalb, Illinois, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2016, at the DeKalb County Hospice at the Oak Crest Retirement Center, DeKalb. A memorial service will be scheduled for early June 2016.Born January 31, 1918, in Italy, Ellis County, Texas, Elwood was the son of Worthie Harwood Briles and Leona Hays (Connally) Briles. He married the late Clara Ruth Wilson on June 6, 1941, in Austin, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents and by his siblings, Connally Oran Briles, Bonnie Bell (Briles) Stokes, Van Gordon Briles, and Jack David Briles. He is survived by his sister, Leona Jean (Briles) Cookston of Somerville, Tennessee; his children, Susan Marie Kniebes (Duane Kniebes) of Boulder, Colorado, David Elwood Briles (Marilyn Crain) of Birmingham, Alabama, and Sara Briles (Richard Briles Moriarty) of Madison, Wisconsin; grandchildren, Dustin Lincoln Briles Moriarty (Dana Churness) of Herbster, Wisconsin, Rachel Florence Briles (Duy Ho ng) of Austin, Texas, and Travis Crain Briles of Boulder, Colorado; step-grandchildren, Linda (Kniebes) Ismiel (Tim) of Oswego, Illinois, Carrie (Kniebes) Swift (Steve) of Lisle, Illinois, and Van Kniebes of Boulder, Colorado; great-grandchildren, Wylder Lee and Olin Elwood Moriarty of Herbster, Wisconsin, and Kh i and Shiloh Ho ng of Austin, Texas; and numerous nephews and nieces and grandnieces and grandnephews.

Robert Felix "Rob" Briles Dies

imageRobert Felix "Rob" Briles, age 61, of Page passed December 9, 2015. Burial was held at Mountain View Cemetery in Kingman, Arizona. Briles was born February 28, 1954 in Boulder, CO son of the late Orlan & Keitha Louise "Pat" O'Brien Briles. Survived by his oldest sister, Lindia Hudgins, and brother, Pastor Danny Briles (the only survivors of his mother's children); his three children: Marion Briles, Lauren Bee Briles, Sarah Briles Marquez; and his grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents; his brothers, John '61 & Lorin '65; his sisters, and Joanne & Kathy '74.

Dorothy Lee Briles McDonald

imageMYRTLE BEACH, SC - Dorothy Lee Briles McDonald, 86, of Myrtle Beach, SC, passed December 6, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at the First Baptist Church, Myrtle Beach, SC. The family will receive friends prior to the funeral service from 1:00 PM until 1:50 PM at the church. Preceded in death by her husband Weyman Texas McDonald in 1960; both parents William Lee and Pauline Griffin Briles. Dorothy is survived by her 3 daughters, Paula Miles (David Miles), Janice McDonald, and Anna Boyce, and one stepson, Weyman McDonald, Jr. (Patricia). She had six grandchildren, Ryan Miles, Paul Miles (Britteny), Morgan Batts (Henry), David McDonald (Buffy), Heather Grubb (Jeff) and Weyman McDonald III (Lauren), as well as 8 great-grandchildren.

Kathleen Briles Sandlin

imageKathleen Briles Sandlin passed away on September 15, 2015. Family visitation Tuesday afternoon 4-6pm at the: ORA L. WOOSTER FUNERAL HOME, 51 Park Blvd., Clementon, NJ 08021. A Memorial Service will begin at 6pm. Born in 1945 in Philadelphia, PA to James and Kathleen Briles. Married in 1962, survived by her 4 sons David, Daniel, Douglas and Dennis; and her 5 granddaughters Taylor, Emily, Sarah, Maya and Sarah. She is also survived by her brother James Briles, Jr. and her sister Frances Bergstrom, both of whom reside in Berlin; and by the best Godmother ever, her Aunt Rosie Brannigan.

Virginia Dare Briles Snider

image Mrs. Virginia Briles Snider died August 29, 2015 at Pine Ridge Health and Rehabilitation after several years of declining health. She was born on November 13, 1920 to Virgil Strickland Briles and Pansy Jordan Briles. On July 6, 1940 she married Jesse Gray Snider who preceded her in death in 1994. She lost her only child Bonnie Snider Jones in 2013. Surviving are sister Dorothy Hunt of Thomasville, grandsons James G. Jones of Thomasville and Benjamin C. Jones of Lexington, and great grand daughters Megan and Melissa Jones of Winston Salem. The family will be at J.C. Greens funeral home, 122 West Main St, Thomasville on Wednesday at 3:00PM for visitation. A memorial service will follow at 4pm.

Jesse Obed Briles

Jesse Obed Briles, 92, of Westlake, passed away August 24, 2015 in Westlake, Ohio.Visitation at 2:30pm followed by a memorial service at 3:30pm Sunday, September 6, 2015 At Busch Funeral Home, 21369 Center Ridge Road, Fairview Park, OH 44116. Private burial at Resthaven Memory Gardens. Born July 4, 1923 to the late Ninevah Rush & Eulah Horney Briles. Surviving will be wife of 68 years Ruby J. Briles (nee Gee); loving father of Londa Foster (Charles), Brenda Freeman (Dan) and Rev. Johnny Briles (Joyce); grandfather of Michelle Fluet (Matt), Sonya Judkins (Kevin), Julie Farr (Daniel), Amy Lawson (Geoff), Sarah Freeman (fiance-Andrew Bryant), Jesse Briles (Jenna), and Bennett Briles (Olivia). Great grandfather of 10; dear brother of Juana Mase, David Briles, and the late Philip and Peter Briles and Susan Smits.

Beverly J. Briles Herring

imageBeverly J. Herring, 85, passed away at 7:20 p.m. at Wesleyan Health and Rehab, Marion. Visitation: 2-8 pm, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, Jones-Smith Funeral Home, 259 N. Main St., Upland, Indiana .Funeral Service: 10:00 AM, Thursday, July 2, 2015, Jones-Smith Funeral Home, 259 N. Main St., Upland, Indiana; Officiating; Rev. Robert Van Cise Interment: Jefferson Cemetery, Upland, Indiana. Daughter of the late Glen and Beatrice (Stephenson) Briles, she was born April 14, 1930 in Blackford County. She married Robert Herring on December 27, 1947 in Upland. He survives. Survivors include her husband of over 67 years, Robert Herring; two sons, Michael (Carol) Herring, Keystone, David (Cheryl) Herring, Hamilton, OH; a daughter, Susan (Bob) Southworth, Upland; a brother Steve Briles, Hartford City; two sisters, Rita (Jerry) Morris, Texas, Beth (Ron) Bennett, Florida; 10 grandchildren; and 20 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by siblings: Bill Briles, John Briles, Joan Conner.

Gerald Thomas "Jerry" Briles

imageGerald Thomas "Jerry" Briles, 67, of Stephens City, VA died Monday, June 8, 2015 at the VA Medical Center in Washington, D.C. family will receive friends from 3:00 - 5:00 PM on Friday at Omps Funeral Home, South Chapel. A funeral service will be conducted at 5:00 PM on Friday at the funeral home with his father-in-law, Mr. John Maisch officiating, followed by a reception at South Chapel. Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery. Born in 1948 in Washington, D. C., the son of the late Joseph Wheeler and Helen Lions Briles. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving four tours in Vietnam; received the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart and numerous other medals during his military service. Mr. Briles married Lisa M. Briles on December 30, 1989 in Hocking County, Ohio. Surviving with his wife is a brother, David Briles (Judy) of Bowie Maryland. He was preceded in death by a sister, Joanne Kryder.

Vicki Ann Briles

imageHILDEBRAN- Vicki Ann Briles, 54, passed away Thursday, June 4, 2015 at her residence. Services will be Monday, June 8, at 3:00 PM at Hickory Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Russell Makant officiating. Burial will follow in Catawba Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Monday, June 8, at Hickory Funeral Home from 1:00-2:45 PM. Born November 12, 1960 in Catawba Co. to Jo Ann McAdams Briles and the late Edward Lloyd Briles. Surviving is her mother, Jo Ann Briles; daughter, Haley Walker and fiance, Wesley Helton; granddaughter, Lacie Helton; grandson, Waylon Helton; brother, Rick Briles and wife, Cindy; sister, Sandi Wagner and husband, Kenny; niece, Amanda Briles; nephew, Tyler Wagner and numerous friends and cousins.

Wilda Mae Briles Kearns

imageWilda Mae Briles Kearns, 84, of Asheboro, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Family will receive friends on Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 4:00-6:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm at First United Methodist Church, 224 N. Fayetteville St., Asheboro with Rev. Lynda Ferguson officiating. Burial will follow in Oaklawn Cemetery. Born in Randolph County on May 30, 1930 to Roland Alvah and Wilda Kathryn "Kate" Winningham Briles; preceded in death by her husband Fred Martin Kearns. Survived by her daughter, Karen Trollinger and husband Tom of Asheboro; son, Martin Kearns and wife Beth of Asheboro; grandchildren, Caroline Trollinger of Asheboro, Lindsay Poe and husband Jeff of Liberty, Lauren Trollinger, William Kearns, and George Kearns all of Asheboro; great grandchildren, Hunter Wilson, Cameron Norton, and Angel Palma all of Asheboro, Jackson, Benjamin, and Emma Poe all of Liberty; and her faithful companion, her dog Max. Roland Briles is the brother of Ernest Michael Briles, great grandfather of R. Trent Briles, curator of the BIN.

William Paul Briles

imageWilliam Paul Briles passed away peacefully May 1, 2015 in Largo, FL. Born June 11, 1950 to the late Wallace E. Briles and Gladys Hill Briles. He is survived by loving wife Rita, sons Glenn, Dennis and daughter Adrienne. Burial will be in the Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Clearwater, Florida

Jack M. Briles

Jack M. Briles passed on February 8, 2015 in Oregon. Born in Oregon, March 1, 1940 to the late Dewey S. and Bertha Leimkuhl Briles. Virgil T. Golden Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. No death notice has posted regarding burial. The BIN has this lineage and it appears all of his siblings has passed. We will monitor the funeral home in case a notice posts.

Joel McKenneth Briles

imageJoel McKenneth Briles, age 85 of Gainesville, Florida passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2015. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Queen of Peace Catholic Church with Fr. Jeff McGowan as celebrant. Burial will be in Countryside Cemetery in Gainsville, Florida. Born February 13, 1929 in South Bend, Indiana to Fayette Andrew and Annabel Cunningham Briles. Survived by his wife, Sue Briles of Gainesville, FL; daughters, Nancy Briles of Gainesville, FL, Jill Briles-Hinton (Bob) of Richmond, VA, Jody Jacobs of Carmel, IN; grandchildren, Bert Hinton, Mac Jacobs, Mary Jacobs and Trinity Briles-Grafft.

Beverly Joan Briles Niedermeyer

Beverly Joan Briles Niedermeyer died peacefully Jan. 9, 2015, at home, after a brief illness. A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at St. Mary's Cathedral, 1716 N.W. Davis St. Born Feb. 24, 1931, in Portland, the first of James Albert Briles and Dorothy (Dunseath) Briles's two children. Survived by her five children; grandchildren, Luke Allen, Sarah Alexander, Robert Alexander IV, Brittany Linton, Rodney Linton, Linus Niedermeyer III, Johnathon Niedermeyer, Eleanor Niedermeyer, Lillian Niedermeyer, Mackinnon Niedermeyer and Joseph Niedermeyer; partner, Jack Kaady; his sons, Jack Kaady Jr. and Jeff Kaady; her sons and daughters-in-law, Brian Allen, Robert Alexander, Greg Egashira, Tracy Niedermeyer and Stacy Niedermeyer; and her nieces and nephews, Jim Briles, John Briles, Jennifer Loomis and Jill Parisi. She was predeceased by her parents; and younger brother, James Briles.