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Billy Elmore

Nov 27, 1968 - Nov 11, 2023

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North Wilkesboro, NC

Billy Lee Elmore, age, 54, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2023, at his home. Mr. Elmore was born in Wilkes County, North Carolina, on November 27, 1968, to Billy Ray and Helen Ann Church Elmore. He was preceded in death by his parents, two infant siblings, Edwin and Angela Lee Elmore, and a nephew, Mike Elmore. His two biggest passions in life were being a grandfather and a fireman. A funeral service will be held 7:00 p. m. , Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at Miller Funeral...Read More

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Sammie Parks Perkins

Mar 21, 1931 - Feb 28, 2024

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North Wilkesboro, NC

Mr. Sammie Perkins, age 92 of North Wilkesboro passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at his home. Graveside service will be held 2:00 PM, Sunday, March 3, 2024, at Arbor Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Kyle Chapman officiating. Burial with Military Honors by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1142 Honor Guard and the North Carolina National Guard will be in the church cemetery. Sammie was born March 21, 1931, in Wilkes County to Dr. Samuel Luther Perkins and Sally Parks Perkins. He served in the United States Army. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law; Annie Lee Perkins Combs and Ray Combs. He is survived by his wife of 68 years; Mary Metella (Toots) Wood Perkins of the home, two sons; Dale Perkins of North Wilkesboro, Craig Perkins and wife Katherine Boone Perkins of Lexington and special friend; Darla Ashley of North Wilkesboro. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mtn. Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mt. Airy, NC 27030. Online condolences may be made to www.reinssturdivant.com. To to the family or in memory of Sammie Parks Perkins, please

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Melinda Ruth Atkinson

Jan 02, 1984 - Feb 26, 2024

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North Wilkesboro, NC

Melinda Ruth Atkinson, age 40, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Monday, February 26, 2024 at Atrium Health-Wilkes Medical Center. She was born January 2, 1984 in Orlando, Florida to Leonard Earl and Linda Ruth Chambers Atkinson. Ms. Atkinson received a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice and was employed with Lowe’s Companies as a Customer Service Analyst. Melinda was a fun loving, happy go lucky person. She loved unicorns, sunsets and sunrises. She also loved adventure and going to new places. Melinda always wanted to be an example, and to change peoples lives for the better. She was preceded in death by her brother, Joseph Earl Atkinson.She is survived by her sons, Isaiah U. Atkinson and Jayce Lee Royal; her parents, Earl and Linda Atkinson of West Jefferson; brother, James Ezra Atkinson of Asheville; many nieces, nephews and cousins.Memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 10, 2024 at Pilgrim Baptist Church with Pastor Evan Moore officiating. The family has requested no flowers. Memorials may be made to her children at 137 Flintlock Ridge Road, West Jefferson, NC 28694. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.millerfuneralservice.com

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James (Jim) Carl Hemric

May 08, 1952 - Feb 27, 2024

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North Wilkesboro, NC

Mr. James (Jim) Carl Hemric, age 71 of North Wilkesboro passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist-Wilkes Medical Center. Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, March 2, 2024, at Fishing Creek Arbor Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. David Wellborn officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Friday, March 1, 2024 at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home. James was born May 8, 1952 in Wilkes County to William Conard and Jewel Worley Shumate Hemric. He was a member of Fishing Creek Arbor Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter; Angela Lynette Hemric, a son; Brian Keith Hemric, one brother; Michael Lee Hemric. He is survived by his wife; Phyllis Jarvis Hemric of the home, a son; Bradley James Hemric and wife Heather of North Wilkesboro, four grandchildren; Rylee and Aurora Hemric, Brianna and Erika Hemric, three sisters; Geneva Marlene Shumate of North Wilkesboro, Kimberly Hemric Whitley and husband Brian of North Wilkesboro, Janet Hemric Rollins and husband John of Richmond Virginia. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fishing Creek Arbor Baptist Church Cemetery Fund C/O Shannon Lowe, 2446 Fishing Creek Arbor Road, Wilkesboro, NC 28697. Online condolences may be made to www.reinssturdivant.com. To to the family or in memory of James (Jim) Carl Hemric, please

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James Carl Hemric

Feb 27, 1953 - Feb 27, 2024

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North Wilkesboro, NC

Mr. James Carl Hemric, age 71 of North Wilkesboro, age 71 of North Wilkesboro passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at Atrium Health Wake Forest-Wilkes Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. To to the family or in memory of James Carl Hemric, please

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Janice Magdaline Carlton Brown

Nov 08, 1948 - Feb 22, 2024

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North Wilkesboro, NC

Mrs. Janice Magdaline Carlton Brown, age 74 of North Wilkesboro passed away Friday, February 23, 2024, at Atrium Health Wake Forest-Wilkes Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Janice was born November 8, 1948 in Ashe County to Bruce and Millie Miller Carlton. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband; Rodney M. Brown, a brother; Phil Carlton, and a granddaughter; Angela Michelle Nedady. She is survived by her mother; Millie Carlton, four daughters; Millie Elaine Nelson of North Wilkesboro, Rebecca Hutchinson of Traphill, Michelle Brooks, Tonya Watson of Florida, a sister; Paulett Blackburn of North Wilkesboro, two brothers; Bruce Carlton of Jonesville, John Carlton of Wilkesboro, four grandchildren; Rebecca Martinez, April McManus, Mark Rhoades, Laura Rhoades, six great-grandchildren; Preston McManus, Zena Nedady , Anthony McManus, Izabell McManus, Jasmine Martinez, Neymar Martinez. Online condolences may be made to www.reinssturdivant.com To to the family or in memory of Janice (Carlton) Brown, please

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Arthur Thomas Ferguson

May 16, 1951 - Feb 21, 2024

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North Wilkesboro, NC

Mr. Arthur Thomas Ferguson, age 72 of North Wilkesboro passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at his home. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, February 25, 2024 at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel will Pastor Brent Bailey and Rev. Glenn Millsaps officiating. Burial will be in Scenic Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12:30 PM until 1:30 PM prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home. Full obituary to follow. To to the family or in memory of Arthur Thomas Ferguson, please

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Bonnie Lee Bumgarner

May 04, 1958 - Feb 19, 2024

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North Wilkesboro, NC

Bonnie Lee Bumgarner, 65, of North Wilkesboro passed away Monday, February 19, 2024.Bonnie was born on May 4, 1958 in Delaware to the late Major M. Hawkins, Jr. and Barbara Lee Downs Hawkins.In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a son, James Darrell Roten.Those left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Donnie Lee Bumgarner, of the home; children of the home, Lyric Prayer Roten and Riddle Lee Roten; son, Randall Roten; daughters, April May, Kaitlynn Wagner, and Kandice Wagner; sister, Debbie Rhodes; brother, William Hawkins; and three grandchildren. No services are scheduled at this time.An online guestbook and obituary is available at www.greer-mcelveenfuneralhome.comGreer-McElveen Funeral Home is assisting the Bumgarner family. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Bonnie Lee Bumgarner, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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Barbara "Bobbi Jo" Sprinkle

Feb 15, 1943 - Feb 20, 2024

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North Wilkesboro, NC

Ms. Barbara “Bobbi Jo” Sprinkle, age 81 of North Wilkesboro passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at Ridge Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, February 23, 2024, at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Rev. Julius Blevins and Rev. Sherrill Welborn officiating. Burial will be in Mountlawn Memorial Park. The public may view from 1:00 PM until 1:45 PM at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home prior to the service at the chapel. Bobbi Jo was born February 15, 1943 in Wilkes County to Grace Handy Sprinkle. She was a member of Hinshaw Street Baptist Church. Bobbi Jo was the manager at Saslow’s Jewelry and later worked for JC Penney in the Jewelry Department. She loved traveling, gospel singings and revivals. Bobbi Jo enjoyed playing Bingo and Rummy with her Aunt Fern. She was an avid Atlanta Braves fan. She was preceded in death by her mother. She is survived by her sister; Patsy Anderson (Roy) of Ronda. Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mt. Airy, NC 27030. Online condolences may be made to www.reinssturdivant.com. To to the family or in memory of Barbara "Bobbi Jo" Sprinkle, please

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Rose Mathis

Aug 01, 1949 - Feb 19, 2024

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North Wilkesboro, NC

Mrs. Rose Mathis, age 74 of North Wilkesboro passed away Monday, February 19, 2024, at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Wilkes Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Friday, February 23, 2024, at 3:00 PM at Cranberry Baptist Church with Rev. Victor Church officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until 2:30 PM prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Rose was born on August 1, 1949, in Wilkes County to Roy Lee and Lorraine Faw Mathis. She was a member of Cranberry Baptist Church. She was a loving Wife, Mother and Mimi. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy Lee and Lorraine Faw Mathis and a brother-in-law, Ronnie Blackburn. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Reid Mathis of the home; a daughter, Shelley Maxwell and husband, Robert of Arvada, CO; two grandchildren, Robert “Ross” Maxwell, and Layla Maxwell; three sisters, Brenda Walker and husband, Eugene of Boone, Bonnie Blackburn of Roaring River, and Nancy Boyd and husband Rick of Holly Springs; two brothers, Roy Mathis Jr. and wife Lisa of Wilkesboro and David Mathis (Sherry Townsend) of Roaring River. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cranberry Baptist Church Building the Future Fund, c/o Judy Mathis, 1131 Wilkes Yadkin Road, Roaring River, NC 28669. The family requests no food. Online condolences may be made to www.reinssturdivant.com. To to the family or in memory of Rose Mathis, please

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Bill Grant Pruitt

Apr 06, 1948 - Feb 17, 2024

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North Wilkesboro, NC

“Bill” Grant Pruitt, age 75, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Saturday, February 17, 2024 at Wilkes Health & Rehab Center. Mr. Pruitt was born April 6, 1948 in Wilkes County to Grant Henry and Annie Elizabeth Cleary Pruitt. He was a US Army Veteran and a member of Rock Springs Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his spouse, Nancy Karen Anderson Pruitt; step-son, Bobby Williams; and sister, Connie Lee Jennings.He is survived by his son, Allen Pruitt and spouse Miranda of North Wilkesboro; daughter, Monica Wood and fiancé, Kyle Dinger of North Wilkesboro; grandchildren, Silas Pruitt, Riely Tackett, and George Wood; brother, Gerald Pruitt of North Wilkesboro; sister, Arbutus Pruitt of Lenoir; a number of nieces and nephews.Graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 22, 2024 at Mountlawn Memorial Park with Pastor Mickey York officiating. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 6:00 until 8:00 Wednesday evening. Flowers will be accepted. Miller Funeral Service is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.millerfuneralservice.com

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