Thursday 11 February, 2016
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Category Archives: Obituaries
StoneRoger

W. Roger Stone, Jr., 63 of 1591 Stones Dairy Road, Bassett, VA passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. He was born in Henry County to the late Louise Murray Stone and Wilbert Rogers Stone, Sr. on February 13, 1952. In addition to his parents,...

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 10th, 2016
Feazell, Melvia

Melvia Leona Feazell, 81, of Bassett, Virginia, passed away on February 9, 2016. She was born November 15, 1934 in Franklin County, Virginia to the late Hobert and Macie Midkiff Gillispie. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death...

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 10th, 2016
UllrichMargaret

Mrs. Margaret Cummings Ullrich, age 79 of Patrick Springs, passed away Sunday, February 7, 2016 at her home in the loving care of her family. She was born in Patrick County on January 18, 1937 to the late Casper Doctor “Dock” Cummings and...

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 9th, 2016
ColemanLewis

Lewis Warren Coleman, 77, of Martinsville, passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at Blue Ridge Rehab Center in Martinsville. He was born in Franklin County, April 29, 1938 to Robert Ryland Coleman and Ada Lee Arthur Coleman. Lewis was retired...

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 8th, 2016
ArringtonAnthony

Anthony Lee “Tony” Arrington, 58, of Bassett, died Monday, February 8, 2016, at his residence. Tony was born January 29, 1958, to the late Samuel Bryant and Zelma Hudson Arrington. He graduated from Bassett High School and had been disabled...

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 8th, 2016
Funeral

Walter Penn, Jr., 86, passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at Blue Ridge Rehab Center. He was born in Madison, N.C., on March 24, 1929, to the late Walter Penn, Sr. and the late Tiny Moore Penn. In addition to his parents he was preceded...

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 8th, 2016
WebberMarvin

Marvin Burkholder Webber passed away Sunday February 7, 2016 at his home in Bassett. He was born in Bedford Co, on May 31, 1926 the son of the late Lovelace Webber and the late Matilda Burkholder Webber. Marvin was an accountant for more than...

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 7th, 2016
Funeral

Mary Keys Cannaday, 84, of Martinsville, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 6, 2016, from Blue Ridge Manor where she was a resident. She was born in Henry County, September 24, 1931 to Charles Eldon Keys and Maude Ellen Grant...

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 7th, 2016
Funeral

Ernest Herman Seafert, 83, of Bassett, passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. He was born in Sturgis, Michigan on July 17, 1932 to the late Joseph Ernest Herman Seafert and the late Matilda...

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 7th, 2016
HinesBen

Ben Allen Hines, 84, of Garden Drive, Ridgeway, died Friday, February 5, 2016, at home. He was born October 5, 1931, in Bedford County, Virginia, to the late Stonewall Jackson Hines and Sylvia Marie Tuck Hines. He was a veteran of the United...

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 7th, 2016

A Graveside Service will be held for Juanita Lucille Correia at 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the Hall Family Cemetery in Patrick County with Pastor David Keatts officiating. Mrs. Correia was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard D. Correia and parents, Charlie and Vera Hall. She is survived by her son, Charles McIntosh of California;...

PeelerGlenda

Glenda “Faye” Harris Peeler, 53, of Martinsville passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Inova Hospital of Fairfax, Falls Church, Virginia. She was born on February 9, 1962 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky to the late Richard Arthur Harris,...

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 5th, 2016
HarrisAlvin

Alvin Cosmer Harris, 93, of Martinsville, died Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville & Henry County. He was born in Floyd County on August 21, 1922 to Romey Cosmo Harris and Nettie Helms Harris. Alvin owned...

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 5th, 2016
CarterJohn

John Thomas Carter, beloved husband, father, and Papa, passed away peacefully on February 4, 2016, from complications due to a rare and aggressive form of dementia, at the age of 61. He resided in Martinsville, Virginia, where he was born to...

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 5th, 2016
HickoxSarah

Sarah Curry Hickox, 76, of Martinsville, died Thursday, February 4, 2016, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. She was born in Martinsville, on March 4, 1939, to the late Robert Auton and Frances Carter Auton. She had worked for thirty five years...

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 4th, 2016
FrankCarolynn

Carolyn Ann Pannill Franck died on February 2, 2016 at Kings Grant Retirement Community in her hometown of Martinsville, Virginia. She had a warm, generous heart that grew from her own faith and gratitude. Her gentle, unassuming strength and...

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 3rd, 2016
Funeral

Sallie Joyce Anderson, age 82, died on January 22, 2016 at her home in Port Townsend, WA. Joyce was born on September 7, 1933 in Martinsville, Virginia to Benjamin & Edith (Hanby) Via. A memorial service will be held at on Saturday, February...

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 3rd, 2016
BarrowKendall

Kendall Robin Barrow, age 65 of 539 Seminole Drive, Collinsville, passed away on Tuesday, February 02, 2016 at the Memorial Hospital of Martinsville. He was born in Martinsville to the late Leon Edsel and Virginia Robertson Barrow on January...

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 3rd, 2016

Virginia Layman Stowe, 87, of 199 Covington Lane, Ridgeway, Va., passed away Monday, February 1, 2016 at Blue Ridge Rehab, Martinsville VA. She was born September 23, 1928 in Patrick County to the late William Edgar Layman, Jr. and the late Monnie Martin Layman. She was predeceased by her husband, William Robert Stowe, Sr., daughters, Deborah Stowe...

Daryl Lewis Ferguson, 62, of 357 Grayleaf Circle Martinsville, VA passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2016. He was born in Martinsville, VA on January 8, 1954 to Josephine Cannaday Ferguson and the late Junior Lewis Ferguson. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by brother, Stephen Ferguson. Mr. Ferguson attended Fairview Baptist Church...

SawyersRalph

Mr. Ralph Curtis Sawyers, age 84, of Route 57, Stuart, died in the early hours on Friday, January 29, 2016, at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. He worked for Bassett Industries for 42 years, before retiring 20 years ago.Mr....

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 1st, 2016
Funeral

Myrtle Dortch Hite, 71, of 29 Atlanta Circle, Martinsville, Va., passed away at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County Friday, January 29, 2016. She was born in Petersburg, Va., October 12, 1944, to Bertha Cole Dortch and the late...

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 1st, 2016
PendletonElsie

Elsie Rakes Pendleton, age 97, of Stuart, VA, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at Pioneer Community Hospital of Patrick County in Stuart, VA. She was born on January 6, 1919 in the Poplar Camp section of Patrick County, the daughter of...

By Bill Wyatt on Feb 1st, 2016
CurryBeverly

Mrs. Beverly Lynn Curry, age 55 of Stuart, passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina after a hard battle with cancer. She was born on August 19, 1960 in Galax and was preceded in death...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 29th, 2016
Funeral

Roger Timothy Carter age 66 of Martinsville passed away Mon. Jan. 25, 2016 at the Golden Living Center. He was born Jan. 25, 1950 in Marion, VA to the late Graham Stuart and Madeline Wilkinson Carter. He was also predeceased by one sister...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 29th, 2016
Funeral

Emma “Roberta” Fitts Marshall, 90, of Kings Grant, Martinsville, and formerly of Bethesda, MD, died Tuesday, January 26, 2016. Roberta was born December 25, 1925, in Kinnakeet (Avon), NC, to Rev. Robert N. and Emma Jolly Fitts. She was preceded...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 29th, 2016
AdamsWallace

Wallace Allen Adams, 71, of Martinsville, VA passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016. He was born on November 23, 1944 in Patrick County, VA to the late Edith Mabel Sheppard Adams and Wallace William Adams. Mr. Admas worked as a masonry...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 29th, 2016
Funeral

Thomas J. “Bunny” Handy, 85, of Patrick Springs, died on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Bunny was born on July 29, 1930 in Stella (Critz) to the late Thomas T Handy and the late, Odoa Stone Handy. Bunny is survived by his wife, Velda Turner...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 28th, 2016
BoelenRandolph

Randolph Brooks Boelen, 68, of 2936 A. L. Philpott Highway Axton, VA passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at his residence. He was born in San Francisco, CA on August 27, 1947 to Doloros Dubray Vidal and the late Richard Boelen. In addition...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 28th, 2016
MullinsFrances

Frances Shea Mullins, 85, of Martinsville, died Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at Lewis-Gale Medical Center in Roanoke. She was born in War West Virginia on January 29, 1930, to the late John Shea and Leona Henry Shea. She was retired after...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 28th, 2016
BrownLacy

Lacy Edward Brown, 76, of Martinsville, died Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at Lewis-Gale Medical Center in Roanoke. He was born in Bluefield, West Virginia, on July 15, 1939, to the late Mattie Brown Zolensky. He was retired after thirty years...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 27th, 2016
MabePatsy

Mrs. Patsy Blackwell Mabe, age 67 of Stuart, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. She was born in Abingdon on January 22, 1949 to the late John Henry Blackwell, Jr. and Virginia Pope Blackwell....

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 27th, 2016
Funeral

Mrs. Carol Bergey Myers, age 71, of Stuart passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 at Blue Ridge Therapy Connection in Stuart. She was born in Pennsylvania on Aug. 16, 1944 to the late Wilmer Floyd Bergey and Anna Lutterer Bergey. In addition to...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 26th, 2016