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Edward Ellis Semones

Edward Ellis Semones, 79, of Martinsville, VA passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. He was born on September 28, 1937 in Carroll County, VA to the late Ambrose Harden Semones and Catherine Dalton Semones. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Donna Semones; half-sister, Margaret Hackler; brother, Alfred Semones; half-brothers, Glen Marlin Vass and Connell Lee Vass.

Mr. Semones was a member of Collinsville Church of the Brethren and of the Elk Lodge. He was a truck driver for thirty-eight years.

He is survived by his wife, Rodessa Bryant Semones of the residence; daughter, Frances Semones Beam (Ricky) of Concord, NC; sons, James Edward Semones (Wanda) of Rocky Mount, VA, Scott Semones (Kathy) of Horsepasture, VA and Randy Ellis Semones of Concord, NC; sisters, Martha Ann Semones of Hillsville, VA and Mary Jane Jones of Cana, VA. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Leslie Semones Hodges, Thomas Semones, Travis Beam, Emily Freeze, Olivia Semones, and Adam Semones; great-grandchildren, Gavin Hodges, Creed Hodges, and Colson Freeze; step-grandchild, Audrey Adkins; step -grandchildren, Hollie Adkins and Matthew Rakes.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Collinsville Church of the Brethren with Pastor Roy McVey and Brother David Shumate officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Collinsville Church of the Brethren on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Burial will follow the service at Roselawn Burial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Collinsville Church of the Brethren, 553 W John Redd Blvd, Collinsville, VA 24078 or to the Living Faith Church of the Brethren, 3251 Rock Hill Church Road, Concord, NC 280207.

Norris Funeral Services Inc. and Crematory Martinsville, VA is serving the Semones family.

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