Verious Barnes Angell

Published 2:07 pm Monday, October 12, 2015

Mr. Verious Barnes Angell, 84, of Brantley Farm Road, Mocksville, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, at his home.

He was born April 2, 1931, in Davie County to the late Charles Brantley and Minnie Latham Angell. He was a charter member of Blaise Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, Sunday school teacher and sang in the choir. He was chair of the building committee when the church sanctuary was built. He also served for many years as the groundskeeper for the church – his pride and joy. He enjoyed music and playing the fiddle, whether in the church orchestra or at jam sessions. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean Conflict.

He was also preceded in death by 2 brothers, Charlie Gaither Angell and Ervin Jones Angell.

Survivors: his wife of  65 years, Betty Whittaker Angell of the home; 3 children, Cindy Pope (Charles) of Mocksville, Dana Caudle (Chris) of Advance and Max Angell (Tina) of East Bend; 2 grandchildren, Krystle Brown (Bobby) and Brandon Angell (Emilee); and 2 great-grandchildren, Payton and Taylor Brown.

A funeral service was to be conducted Thursday, Oct. 15 at 3 p.m. at Blaise Baptist Church with the Revs. Bill Phillips, Glenn Sellers and Ken Furches officiating. Burial was to follow in the church cemetery with military honors by the VFW Memorial Honor Guard and the Army National Guard. The family was to receive friends from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at the church.

Memorials: Family Life Center fund of Blaise Baptist, 134 Blaise Church Road, Mocksville.