William “Bill” James Wright, Sr.

William “Bill” James Wright, Sr., 89, of Ridgeway, died Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at Danville Regional Medical Center. He was born on July 21, 1925 in Lanett, Alabama, son of Louis Handley Wright and Ruth Bishop Wright. He served in the U. S. Air Force during World War II. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and was More...

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By Editor On Thursday, September 25th, 2014
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Captain Robert Torbet French

Captain Robert Torbet French, 85, of Martinsville, died Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at his home. He was born on April 6, 1929 in Bluefield, West Virginia, the son of George Easley French and Elisabeth Torbet French. More...

By Editor On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Betty Marie Hundley Taylor

Betty Marie Hundley Taylor, 71, of 159 Buena Rd., Martinsville, VA passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at Pioneer Community Hospital of Patrick County, Stuart, VA.  She was born on May 2, 1943 in Henry More...

By Editor On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Roberta Snyder Stowe

Roberta Snyder Stowe, 90, of Martinsville, died Wednesday, September 24, 2014. She was born on December 31, 1923 in Logan, West Virginia, daughter of Albert G. “Burt” Snyder and Eunice Martin Snyder Ingram. More...

By Editor On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Lillie Gay Scott

Lillie Gay Scott, 83, of Bassett, died Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at the Blue Ridge Nursing Home in Stuart. She was born on October 21, 1930 in Carroll County to the late William Roberts and the late Lula Keith More...

By Editor On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
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Letcher Emmett Cox

Letcher Emmett Cox, 85, of 54 Deer Brook Lane, Martinsville, VA passed away Sunday, September 21, 2014 at his home. He was born on September 29, 1928 in Ridgeway, VA to the late Benjamin Cox and Hattie Cox. He was More...

By Editor On Sunday, September 21st, 2014
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Helen Rakes Epperson

Helen Rakes Epperson, 67, of Critz passed away on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at her residence. She was born in Virginia on February 16, 1947 to the late Howard Russell Rakes and the late Mary Chapek Rakes. Helen More...

By Editor On Sunday, September 21st, 2014
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Lora Jones Atkins

Lora Jones Atkins, age 94, formerly of the Oak Level Community, Bassett, Virginia, died peacefully Friday, September 19, 2014 at the home of her daughter and caregiver, Linda Gusler in Asheboro, NC. She was surrounded More...

By Editor On Saturday, September 20th, 2014
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D. Gray Parcell

D. Gray Parcell, 85, of Collinsville, passed away Friday, September 19, 2014 at his home. He was born in Martinsville on January 31, 1929 to the late Stafford W. and Gladys Agee Parcell. Mr. Parcell was a restaurateur More...

By Editor On Saturday, September 20th, 2014
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Frank Burton Grogan

Frank Burton Grogan age 76 of Fieldale, passed away September 18, 2014 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville. He was born June 27 1938 in Martinsville to the late Roy C. Grogan and the late Liberty Overby Dix. Burton More...