Join the New Hope Improvement Association on a tour of
Saturday June 16
Meet at the farm at 9:30
504 Erwin Road
Durham, NC 27707
Thanks to the folks who worked this weekend to remove the dying bushes out front!
Spring Membership Meeting
Tuesday April 17 at 7 p.m.
4014 Whitfield Rd.
Have you seen the Blackwood Farm Park sign on Highway 86 (just past the New Hope Church Road intersection)? On Saturday, March 17th, from 11am till 2pm, the New Hope Improvement Association is hosting a picnic and a walk around the pond at the farm. Come see what the Blackwood Farm Park is all about. Please RSVP at http://evite.me/VxwYZzf7SQ
Gary Dale Higginbotham, 66, of Durham, NC (formally of Wyatt, WV) passed away unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. He was born in Falsom, WV. Gary was the son of the late Ross Higginbotham and Glenna Marie Weekly Higginbotham.
On February 14, 2004, he married his sweetheart, Carolyn Spinks Higginbotham, who survives him. He is also survived by his children: Carrie Ann McDougal and husband, Chad of Fairmont, WV and grandchildren Emily, Spencer and Anna; Charles Higginbotham and wife, Stacey of New Caney, TX and grandson Logan; Joe Spinks and wife, Sherri, of Hillsborough, NC and grandsons Dale (Clair) and Gray; Crissy King and husband, David, of Mebane, NC and fur baby, Sammy. Mr. Higginbotham is also survived by his brother Ross Higginbotham Jr. (Ruth), sisters Libby Fluharty, Joyce Sickles, Sue Liggett (George), Betty Cain (Gene), Katy Gump, Debbie Lou Liggett (Jim), and many nieces and nephews. Mr. Higginbotham was preceded in death by brothers Eugene Kuhens, Sanford Kuhens, Byron Higginbotham, and Henry Higginbotham.
He was dedicated to his family and work at University Ford of Durham. He enjoyed cooking and watching UNC sports.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, Nov. 16, 6-8pm at Clements Funeral Home in Durham, NC.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in Mr. Higginbotham’s memory to The American Heart Association: 4217 Park Place Court , Glen Allen, VA 23060- 9979.
The annual Ice Cream Social will be Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. Music, games, and bouncy house are planned. There will be plenty of ice cream and toppings. Donations will be accepted to help defray the costs.
Volunteers are needed to help with set up at 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 16th. Also help is needed with serving and then clean-up. Please consider helping at this fun event.
The New Hope Volunteer Fire Department is also having an open house, so the fire trucks will be out. The NHVFD is recruiting volunteers who live in the area.
Come and bring your friends and neighbors. Fun for all ages!