Sunday 29 May, 2016
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Category Archives: Obituaries

Carl Julius Kenyon, Sr., 75, died Friday, May 27, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Bassett Funeral Services is in charge. ...

JohnstonLillie

Lillie Mae Davis Johnston, 93, of 20 Green Oak Drive, Martinsville, died Friday, May 27, 2016, at her residence. She was born in Hillsborough, NC, on December 10, 1922, to the late William Franklin Davis and Luna Frances Perry Davis. She worked...

By Bill Wyatt on May 27th, 2016

Hattie Louise Boyd, 90, of Patrick Springs, died Thursday, May 26, 2016 at the Blue Ridge Rehab in Martinsville. Hattie was born in Winston Salem, North Carolina on February 27, 1926, the daughter of the late William Daniel Hudson and the late Eleanor Hutson Hudson. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death her husband, Harry Calvin Boyd...

SecrestScott

Sean Scott Secrest, 44, of 117 Breezewood Road, Collinsville, VA passed away on Monday, May 23, 2016. He was born on April 3, 1972 to the late John Secrest and Gladys Chesnut Secrest in Henry County, VA. In addition to his parents, he is preceded...

By Bill Wyatt on May 26th, 2016

Joyce Ann Ratcliffe, 68, of Henry, died Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital in Rocky Mount. She was born in Pulaski County, Virginia on September 21, 1947, the daughter of the late Della Mae Martin. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles Dean. Joyce retired from Fieldcrest Cannon working 35 years and was of the...

KiddErvin

Ervin C. Kidd, Sr., 73, of Martinsville, Va., passed away, Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at his residence.  Ervin was born in Franklin County, Va. on August 11, 1942, to Dorothy Ida Holland Kidd and the late Alfrice Kidd.  In addition to his parents,...

By Bill Wyatt on May 26th, 2016
FulcherSmith

Smith Wayne Fulcher, 70, of 20 High Ridge Street, Fieldale, VA passed away on Monday, May 23, 2016 at his residence. He was born on November 27, 1945 to the late Rachel Cassell Fulcher and Franklin Ruth Fulcher in Henry County, VA. In addition...

By Bill Wyatt on May 25th, 2016

Mr. Paul V. Holt – Dec 19, 1924 – May 23, 2016 Mr. Paul Vester Holt, age 91 of Stuart, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 at Blue Ridge Therapy Connection in Stuart. He was born in Patrick County on December 19, 1924 to the late Crockett Holt and Cora Lawson Holt.   ...

Starling Oliver, III, 90, of Martinsville, Va. passed away Sunday, May 22nd, at Blue Ridge Rehab, Martinsville, Va.  He was the husband of Elfreda Petola (Wright) Oliver, for 70 years.  Starling was born in Landgraff, West Virginia on April 9, 1926 to the late Viola (Hairston) and  the late Starling Oliver, Jr.   In addition to his parents,...

CruiseBilly

William Henry “Billy” Cruise 63, of Bassett passed away Monday May 23 at the Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry Co. Billy was born in Henry Co, on January 3, 1953 the son of the late Joe Henry Cruise and the late Mary Nancy Dillon...

By Bill Wyatt on May 24th, 2016
MerricksOma

Oma Lea Nolen Merricks, 83, of Martinsville, VA passed away on Monday, May 23, 2016. She was born in 1932 in the Elamsville section of Patrick County, VA to the late John Abe Nolen and Lula Baliles Nolen. In addition to her parents, she was...

By Bill Wyatt on May 24th, 2016
ClarkGeoffrey

Geoffrey Scott Clark, 51, of Bassett, passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Winston Salem Baptist Hospital. He was born on February 8, 1965 in Martinsville to Lorene Earles and the late Paul Clark. In addition to his mother he is survived...

By Bill Wyatt on May 22nd, 2016
MortonDavie

David Howard Morton, Jr., 67, of 325 Oxford Dr., Martinsville, VA passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Martinsville Memorial Hospital. He was born in Charleston, WV on October 14, 1948 to the late Ruth Marie Kessler Morton and David Howard Morton,...

By Bill Wyatt on May 22nd, 2016
KingJames

James Elroy King, “The Bluegrass Storyteller,” 57, of Salem, VA, formerly of Cana, VA, passed away at Lewis Gale Hospital in Salem, VA, on Thursday, May 19, 2016. He was born September 9, 1958, in Martinsville, VA, to the late James “Jim”...

By Bill Wyatt on May 22nd, 2016
ConnerWilliam

William Lee (Junior) Conner, Jr., 22, of 339 Fontaine Dr., Ridgeway, Va. passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2016. He was born on October 31, 1993, in Bluefield, WV to his father, William Lee Conner, Sr. of 339 Fontaine Dr., Ridgeway, Va. and...

By Bill Wyatt on May 22nd, 2016

Eull Elmer “Jimmy” Pack, age 63 of Stuart, Virginia passed away on May 19, 2016 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem, NC. Mr. Pack was born in Patrick County on May 29, 1952, to Boss and Prince Ella Pack. In addition to his parents, Mr. Pack was preceded in death by brothers, Grady, Arthur, Randy, Ray and Herbert Pack. “Jimmy”...

EvansJames

James Donald Evans, 73, of 217 Holland Circle, Axton, Va. passed away at his residence Saturday, May 21, 2016. He was born in Washington, DC, August 13, 1942, to the late Mack Hubert Evans and the late Pearly Joyce Evans. Mr. Evans was a member...

By Bill Wyatt on May 22nd, 2016
MasseyAnita

Anita Carol Turner Massey, age 56 of Stuart, Virginia passed away on Friday, May 20, 2016 at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, North Carolina. Ms. Massey was born in Henry County to Billy L. Turner and Mary K. Brooks Byrd. In...

By Bill Wyatt on May 22nd, 2016

Dixie Beckner, 80, of Bassett, Va, formerly of Franklin County, Va, went to be home with the Lord on Friday, May 20, 2016. She was of the Baptist Faith. She was born on August 15, 1935 to mother Dorothy Stump and father Willie Stump both of Franklin County, Va. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Willie Oscar Rose and Clifton Beckner both of...

SpencerJoseph

Joseph B. “Jay” Spencer, 76, of Bassett, passed away on Saturday, Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Blue Ridge Rehab. Jay was born on October 10, 1939 in Bassett to the late Johnson A. Spencer and the late Lessie H. Spencer. In addition to his parents...

By Bill Wyatt on May 22nd, 2016

Glenn Maynard Meeks, 69, of 180 Fairystone Church Loop, Stuart, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 21, 2016. He was born on September 12, 1946 in Franklin County to the late John Meeks and the late Ocie Cannaday Meeks. He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Seth Hicks. Glenn was a dedicated member and devoted deacon of Mountain...

Larry D. Davis, 76, of Martinsville, died Sunday, May 22, 2016 at the Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. He was born in Spray, North Carolina on November 19, 1939 to the late Walter Davis and the late Bessie Sigmon Davis. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ricky Davis and Gary Davis; one sister, Shelby Quesenberry. He was...

Bessie Anderson Collie, 90, died Saturday, May 21, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Bassett Funeral Services is in charge. ...

EdwardsHarvey

Harvey Ray Edwards, 79, of 511 Meadowgreen Rd. Bassett, Va., passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born July 9, 1936 in Magdalene WVA to the late Maggie Moore Edwards and the late George Buford Edwards, Sr....

By Bill Wyatt on May 22nd, 2016
StoneVerlie

Verlie Marie Shelton Stone, age 98, of Bassett, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2016 at Stanleytown Health Care. She was born on June 23, 1917 in Patrick County to the late James Aubrey Shelton and the late Martha Susie Clark Shelton. In addition...

By Bill Wyatt on May 22nd, 2016
MoyerWilliam

William Warren Moyer, 95, of 4055 Sunset Drive, Martinsville, Va., passed away, Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Hospice House, Charlottesville, Va. He was born October 5, 1920 to the late George Dennis Moyer and the late Ina Mary Bayles Moyer. He...

By Bill Wyatt on May 22nd, 2016

Herbert Pack, age 61, of Stuart, VA, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at his home. Mr. Pack was born in Patrick County on March 13, 1955, to Boss and Princess Ella Pack. Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law, Timmy and Jacqueline Pack, Tommy Pack; Jeff and Christi Edmonds; grandchildren, Destiny Pack, Brystol Pack, Dayton Pack, Andrew Edmonds,...

ByrdBeverly

Beverly Marvin Byrd, Jr., 74, of Collinsville, passed away at his home and went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 19, 2016. He was born in Martinsville on November 23, 1941 to the late Beverly Marvin Byrd, Sr. and the late Ruby Angle Byrd....

By Bill Wyatt on May 20th, 2016
StolpeNellie

Nellie Elizabeth Hudson Stolpe, 71, of 241 Williams Street, Collinsville, VA passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at her residence. She was born on September 11, 1944 in Fieldale, VA to the late Etta Guilliams Hudson and Clarence Hudson....

By Bill Wyatt on May 20th, 2016
BuffkinKathleen

Kathleen “Tootsie” Brooks Buffkin, 81, of 237 Andra Drive, Ridgeway, died Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Morehead Memorial Hospital in Eden, NC. She was born in Henry County on April 1, 1935, to the late Fred W. Brooks and Edith Dudley Brooks....

By Bill Wyatt on May 19th, 2016
BarkerHazel

Hazel Hall Barker age 89 of Martinsville passed away on Tuesday May 17, 2016 at Pioneer Hospital in Stuart. She was born March 27, 2016 in Franklin County to the late Fred and Hettie Vick Amos Hall. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased...

By Bill Wyatt on May 18th, 2016
JonesAlfis

Alfis Long Jones, age 90, of 669 Valley Drive, Eden, NC, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2016 at the Morehead Memorial Hospital in Eden. He was born on July 2, 1925 in Pitt County, NC to the late Joseph E. and Jenny Lynn Parker Jones. He was...

By Bill Wyatt on May 17th, 2016

Diana Kay Creasy, 68, of 1652 Dyer Store Rd., Martinsville, VA, passed away on May 16, 2016. She was born on July 11, 1947 in Henry County to the late Elsie Worsham Creasy and John Sullivan Creasy. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brothers, Frank H. Creasy and Charles Michael Creasy; sisters, Christine C. Hodges, Evelyn C....