124 Reeves Mill Road, Mount Airy, NC


Protecting the Southside of Mayberry For Over 50 years

Memorial for Firefighters

Charles Pardue

Charles Pardue

Charles Pardue


 Serving Bannertown Fire Dept. from 1964-1994

Charles Pardue loved and had compassion for his fellow person and continued to serve the people of the community as an active firefighter after he could have retired with full benefits. He served Bannertown Volunteer Fire Department well as a member of its board of directors and a treasurer he guarded and handled the community's funds with great care.

Bruce Smith

Charles Pardue

Charles Pardue


Serving Bannertown Fire Dept. from 1981-2007

In July 2007, our department suffered a tragic loss. Bruce Smith, engineer, tragically lost his life in an automobile accident. Bruce faithfully served Bannertown Volunteer Fire Department for 26 years. You could find him driving a fire truck and operating its pumps on almost any fire call. Bruce will forever be remembered for the impact he had on Bannertown Volunteer Fire Department and his community.

In Loving Memory

Odell Harris

Rex Huffman

Charles Edwards

Ethard Marsh

John Riddles

George Welch

Edd Hooker

Joe Armfield ~ 1985

Willie Jenkins ~ 1988

Carl Sutphin ~ 1990

Clinard Evans ~ 1992

Graham Slate ~ 1993

Charles Pardue ~ 1994

Reavis Smith ~ 1994

Junior Snow ~ 2007

Bruce Smith ~ 2007

A.L. McAlexander ~ 2013

Frank Welch ~ 2014

Bruce Pettus ~ 2015

Robert Chilton ~ 2016

Johnnie Ray Belton ~ 2017

Randy Stevens ~ 2017

Jack Armfield ~ 2018