Tuesday 23 August, 2016
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Martinsville Daily
Category Archives: Obituaries
WellsBernice

Bernice Evelyn Peters Wells, 95, of Penhook, VA went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 21, 2016. She was born on June 17, 1921 in Roanoke, VA to the late Roxie Hale Peters and Herald Deane Peters. In addition to her parents, she is...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 23rd, 2016

Floyd Gravely, Jr. 52, of 441 Crestwood Rd. Apt #3, Collinsville, Va. passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital. He was born December 30,1963 in Martinsville, Va. to the late Lois Adkins Gravely and the late Floyd Gravely, Sr. Floyd is survived by two daughters, Shequetta Gravely, and  Aisha Gravely both of Collinsville,...

Laura Frances Spears Shepard, 82, of Martinsville, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016, at home. She was born April 3, 1932 in in Concord, North Carolina, to the late Robert Francis Spears and Evia Ethel Hathcock Spears. She was a graduate of Fieldale High School, had retired from Bassett-Walker and had been a cashier/greeter at K-Mart. In addition...

MossSharon

Sharon Diane Pless Moss, 51, of Lavonia, GA passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2016. She was born on April 27, 1965 to the late Shirley Marie Jackson and James William Pless. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son,...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 21st, 2016
DossBill

Mr. William “Bill” Douglas Doss, age 72, of Collinsville passed away Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 at his home. He was born in Patrick County on May 14, 1944 to the late William Elmer Doss and Mable Knight Doss. In addition to his parents, he...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 21st, 2016
AshbyDiane

Diane Oakes Motley Ashby, 75, of Heritage Court, Martinsville, passed away, Friday, August 19, 2016, at home. She was born in Franklin County, July 10, 1941 to the late Herman Radford Oakes and Flora Mae Bowles Oakes. She was a graduate of Franklin...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 21st, 2016
ramseydon

Oakley “Don” Ramsey, 79, of 4447 Sago Road, Chatham, VA passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2016. He was born on January 25, 1937 to the late Gladys Ramsey and Oakley Ramsey in Henry County, VA. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 21st, 2016
HammockRonald

Ronald Earl Hammock, 72, of Bassett, died Thursday, August 18, 2016 at his home. He was born September 17, 1943 to the late William Earl Hammock and the late Nannie Bates Hammock. He was preceded in death by brothers, William C. Hammock, James...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 19th, 2016
CraigDavid

David W. Craig, 64, of Bassett, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, August 18, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Henry County on May 4, 1952 to the late George and Callie Craig. He was also preceded in death by...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 19th, 2016
DyerViola

Viola Louise Prillaman Dyer, 89, of Martinsville, VA passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2016. She was born on February 7, 1927 in Henry County, VA to the late Vance Prillaman and Etta Mae Richardson Prillaman. In addition to her parents, she...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 19th, 2016

Charles Dillard Oakley, 55, of Martinsville, VA passed away on Friday, August 19, 2016 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. Norris Funeral Services Inc. and Crematory Martinsville, VA is serving the Oakley family. ...

Dale Harmon Wade, age 53, of Stuart passed away Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016 at the Blue Ridge Therapy Connection in Stuart. He was born on May 4, 1963 in Patrick County to Waitman and Linda Harbour Wade of Stuart. Dale loved hunting, fishing, pitching horseshoes, and riding his Harley. Surviving in addition to his parents are his wife, Shirley Higgs Wade...

Junior Lee Chaney, age 84 of Patrick Springs, Virginia passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. He was born on April 6, 1932 to the late Fred Lee Chaney and Bertha Craig Chaney. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Clarence Chaney. Mr. Chaney had retired form Stanleytown...

Wilson Roosevelt Clark, 72, of Stuart, died Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at the Danville Regional Medical Center. He was born in Patrick County on March 13, 1944 to the late Woodrow Clark and the late Dora Alice Foley Clark. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Clark. He had been a school bus driver for 55 years with the Patrick County School...

Alvin Leslie Hodges, 75, of 265 Yeatts Road, Martinsville, VA passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. He was born February 8, 1941 to the late Clarence Hodges and the late Bessie Ruth Dennison Hodges. In addition to his parents, Alvin is preceded in death by sisters, Lucy Spraker, Jean Hill, Virginia...

Kenneth Lee Odberg, 52, died Monday, August 15, 2016. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Bassett Funeral Services is in charge. ...

HillJanice

Janice Marie Hill, 61, of Bassett, Va. passed away at her home after a long battle with cancer on Monday, August 15, 2016. She was born October, 15, 1954 in Danville, Va. to the late Henry Claude Earles, Jr. and the late Virginia Holley Earles. Mrs....

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 16th, 2016
JonesPhillip

Phillip H. Jones, 54, of Atlanta, GA passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2016. He was born on September 20, 1961 to the late Louise “Lou” Mills Jones and the late Wallace Jordan Jones, Sr. In addition to his parents; he is preceded in death...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 16th, 2016
RichardsMarie

Marie Ellen Richards, 62, of Bassett, passed away on Friday, August 12, 2016 at her residence. She was born in Montgomery County, Virginia on June 6, 1954 to the late Junior Holt Howard and the late Dorothy Ellen Howard. In addition to her parents,...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 16th, 2016
DaltonDonna

Donna Marie Dalton, 63, of Bassett, passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2016. Donna was born in Wythe County on November 11, 1952 to Thelma R. Gray and the late George W. Gray. She was also preceded in death by her husband, David E. Dalton. Donna...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 15th, 2016

John Donald Stanley, 80, of Ridgeway, VA passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2016. He was born on November 22, 1935 to the late Samuel Edward Stanley, Sr. and Verna Harris Stanley. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Valerie Bull Stanley and brother, Samuel Edward Stanley, Jr. Mr. Stanley served twenty years in the United...

TurnerBarbara

Barbara J. Turner, 70, of Ridgeway, passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at her residence. She was born on November 10, 1945 in North Carolina to the late Alfis L. Jones and the late Lila Mae Creech Jones. She was a member of Clearview Wesleyan...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 14th, 2016
SederquistSteven

Stephen Lee Sederquist, of Ziglar Road, Ridgeway passed away Thursday August 11, 2016, at home. He was born in Rockford, Illinois on May 6, 1941 to the late Stanley F. Sederquist and Lillian Miner Sederquist. He was a veteran of the U. S. army...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 14th, 2016

Ernest Elmer King, 77, of Martinsville, passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. He was born February 14, 1939 to the late George Alex King, and Esther Spencer King. He was a barber and a truck driver until he became disabled. He was of the Baptist faith. Mr. King is survived by his daughter Juanita...

Ms. Janet Isabelle Wilber Bailey, age 83 of Stuart, Virginia passed away on Friday, August 12, 2016 at Blue Ridge Therapy Connection. She was born in Sidney, New York on July 23, 1933 to the late Stanley R. Wilber and Mabelle Van Scoy Wilber. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Sarah Elisabeth Porter; two brothers,...

Ms. Sallie Mary Walker Pendleton, age 89 of Stuart, Virginia passed away at The Blue Ridge Therapy Connection on Saturday, August 13, 2016. She was born in Patrick County on August 20, 1926 to the late Grady Walker and Bertie Rorrer Walker. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three sisters, Lacy Mays, Nannie Rakes and Ada Lawson;...

JohnsonRalph

Ralph Storia Johnson Sr., affectionately known as “Poppy”, 92, of 215 Ridge Road, Collinsville, Va., passed away Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Forsyth Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC. He was born June 22, 1924, in Grundy, Va., to the late...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 14th, 2016

Marie Ellen Richards, 62, died Friday, August 12, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Bassett Funeral Services is in charge. ...

Tomczak

Thaddeus Edmund “Ted” Tomczak, 79, of Bassett, peacefully passed away August 10, 2016 at the Palliative Care Center of Roanoke Carilion Hospital. He was born in Buffalo, NY October 12, 1936 to Clara Konowalska Tomczak and Frank Tomczak,...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 11th, 2016
MeyersAnnie

Geneva Dickerson Myers, 80, of Martinsville, passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. Geneva was born in Virginia on December 26, 1935 to the late William C. Dickerson and the late Osa Nester...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 11th, 2016
AlexanderLou

Iva Louree (Lou) Alexander, 75, of Collinsville, VA passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, NC, part of Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care. She was born in Carroll County on April 30, 1941 to the late...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 11th, 2016
ShivelyJoAnn

JoAnn Shively, 78, of Bassett passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at her home. Born in Martinsville on January 9, 1938 the daughter of the late James Huford Ingram, Sr., and the late Annie Freeman Ingram. In addition to her parents she was...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 11th, 2016
HodgeThomas

Thomas Theodore Hodge, Jr., son of the late Thomas T. Hodge, Sr. and Bertha Aiken Hodge, was born in Martinsville, Virginia on November 7, 1944. God called him home to rest on August 8, 2016 at Berkshire Health Center in Vinton, Virginia. Having...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 10th, 2016