Saturday 30 April, 2016
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Category Archives: Obituaries
AdkinsRichard

Richard Lee Adkins, 57, of Chatham, died Sunday April 24, 2016, at the Danville Reginal Medical Center in Danville. He was born in Danville on March 5, 1959, to the late Jessie Lee Adkins and Virginia Day Adkins of Danville. He was a farmer...

By Bill Wyatt on Apr 29th, 2016

Hilbert Kyle Campbell, 88, of Fieldale died Thursday, April 28, 2016 at his home. Funeral Services will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Blackberry Baptist Church with Pastor Eric Kieselbach officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Collins Funeral Home. Burial will be at Old Center Primitive...

SimmonsLady

Lady Artie Hall Simmons, 96, of Axton went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. She was born January 29, 1920 in Axton, Virginia to the late Berta Bray and Walter Clay Hall. She was also preceded in death by her husband,...

By Bill Wyatt on Apr 29th, 2016

Mrs. Virginia “Ginny” Poirier Winters – Jun 19, 1935 – Apr 28, 2016 Mrs. Virginia “Ginny” Poirier Winters, age 80 of Stuart, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Pioneer Community Hospital in Stuart. She was born in Chenango County, New York on June 19, 1935 to the late Reginald A. Poirier and Pearl Melissa Whitmarsh...

Mr. Joseph Linwood “Bill” Williams – Dec 31, 1931 – Apr 28, 2016 Mr. Joseph Linwood “Bill” Williams, age 84 of Patrick Springs, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016 at his home. ...

Mr. Alvis Spencer “Dickie” Joyce, age 91 of Critz, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He was born in Patrick County on May 21, 1924 to the late Richard Green Joyce and Lucy Jane Spencer Joyce. In addition to his parents, Mr. Joyce was preceded in death by a daughter,...

DonavantHerman

Herman Lawrence Donovant, 72, of Bassett, VA passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. He was born in Henry County, VA on February 16, 1944 to the late Ethel Dell Sands Donovant and James William Donovant. In addition to his parents, he was...

By Bill Wyatt on Apr 28th, 2016
WilsonTanna

Tanna Cozart Wilson, 65, of Alexandria Louisiana, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016 at her residence in Louisiana. Tanna was a registered nurse that held great compassion for her patients. She was full of life enjoying fishing, hunting...

By Bill Wyatt on Apr 28th, 2016

Barbara Ann Blackwell 82, of North Carolina and formerly of Martinsville died Thursday April 28, 2016 in North Carolina. Barbara was born in Danville on September 25, 1933 the daughter of the late Charles A. Chandler and the late Theodocia Crabb Chandler. In addition she was preceded in death by her husband Joe T. Blackwell, Sr., brothers, Charlie and...

Mr. Samuel David “Sammy” Martin – Mar 10, 1941 – Apr 26, 2016 Mr. Samuel David “Sammy” Martin, age 75 of Stuart, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He was born in Patrick County on March 10, 1941 to the late John D. and Mary Williams Martin. He was a member...

Howard Lee Lawson 64, of Bassett, died Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at the Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. He was born in Patrick County on September 1, 1951 to the late Raymond C. Lawson and Frances Meeks Lawson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond C. Lawson, Jr. Surviving are his wife, Alice H....

TolbertRalph

Ralph E. Tolbert, 69, of Henry, died on Monday, April 25, 2016 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born in Virginia on December 23, 1946 to the late Dewey Arvin Tolbert and the late Ina Goad Tolbert. Ralph is survived by his children,...

By Bill Wyatt on Apr 28th, 2016
SpencerKatherine

Katherine Thurman Spencer, 91, of Martinsville, VA passed away on Monday, April 25, 2016 at Blue Ridge Rehab. She was born on November 30, 1924 in Franklin County, VA. She is survived by her daughters, Sherry Eblen (Charlie) of Springfield,...

By Bill Wyatt on Apr 26th, 2016
KormosJoseph

Lt. Col. Joseph Kormos, 86, of Kings Grant, Martinsville, Va. passed away Saturday, April 24, 2016. Lt. Col. Kormos was born on May 22, 1929 to the late John Kormos and the late Mary Pash Kormos in Wilkes Barre, PA. He is also Lt. Col. Kormos...

By Bill Wyatt on Apr 25th, 2016
HairfieldNancy

Nancy Cobler Hairfield, 83, of Figsboro, VA passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at her home. She was born on October 17, 1932 in Franklin County, VA to the late Clara Belcher Cobler and Abraham Lincoln Cobler. In addition to her parents,...

By Bill Wyatt on Apr 25th, 2016

Pencie Schoolfield, 91, of Martinsville, died Monday, April 30, 2016, at Martinsville Memorial Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Wright Funeral Service & Crematory of Martinsville. ...

John Beale – 2016-04-23 The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends...

Goldie Weddle – 2016-04-22 The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and...

Katherine “Sally” McPeak Bowman – View Obituary & Service Information Share a memory on Katherine Bowman’s tribute.     ...

Obituary for Fred Lester Boyd, Sr. at Bassett Funeral Service Fred Lester Boyd, Sr., 79, of Bassett went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 22, 2016 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born on May 28, 1936 in Meadows of Dan, VA to the late James Henry Boyd and the late Ella Mae Hughes Boyd. In addition… ...

Norman C. Foster, 79, of Martinsville passed away on Friday, April 22, 2016 at Trinity Mission in Rocky Mount, VA. Norman was born in Henry County on June 22, 1936 to the late Charlie Foster and the late Gladys Craig Foster. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a nephew, Tommy Earles. Norman is survived by a sister, Barbara Earles...

Obituary for Charles Jeffrey “Jeff” Perdue at Bassett Funeral Service Charles Jeffrey Jeff Perdue, 52, of Bassett, died on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Forsyth Medical Center. He was born on February 29, 1964 in Baltimore, MD to Dorothy Hodnett Perdue and the late Charles Oakey Perdue. Jeff was a Senior Engineering Technician for American...

BranchBruce

Bruce Rucker Branch, Jr, 79, of Martinsville, Va. passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. He was born on December 5, 1936 to the late Bruce Rucker Branch, Sr. and the late Daisy Barrow Branch....

By Bill Wyatt on Apr 24th, 2016

Ervin Eugene “Gene” Trexler – Nov 4, 1945 – Apr 21, 2016 Mr. Ervin Eugene “Gene” Trexler, age 70 of Stuart, Virginia, passed away on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Northern Hospital of Surry County. He was born in Salisbury, North Carolina on November 4, 1945 to the late Paul Henderson Trexler and Dolly Talbert Trexler. ...

AgeeLinda

Linda Lou Shively Agee, 62, passed away on April 21, 2016 after a long battle with cancer. She was the daughter of the late Vandal and Katherine Shively. She is survived by her husband, Michael Agee of Axton, VA; her son and daughter-in-law,...

By Bill Wyatt on Apr 22nd, 2016

Obituary for Bryce M. Walker at Bassett Funeral Service Bryce Matthew Walker, 32, of Stuart passed away on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at his home. He was born on November 23, 1983 the son of J.D. and Debra Walker. Bryce was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Gomer G. Walker and Adron O. Stone. In addition to his parents… ...

JohnsonWillis

Willis Eugene “Johnny” Johnson, Sr., 87, of Martinsville, VA passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at Kings Grant Health Care. He was born in Elkin, NC on May 14, 1928 to the late Ida Mae Irving Johnson and John Johnson. He was also preceded...

By Bill Wyatt on Apr 21st, 2016
BuffkinChester

Chester Howard Buffkin, of Martinsville, died Monday, April 18, 2016, at Blue Ridge Rehab of Martinsville. He was born in Columbus County, NC, on May 28, 1922, to the late Burell J. Buffkin and Nina E. Meritt Buffkin. He served in the National...

By Bill Wyatt on Apr 20th, 2016
WilsonViolet

Violet Shelton Wilson, 96, of Martinsville, passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville. She was born in Sandy Ridge, NC on October 13, 1919 to William Jefferson Shelton and Pearlie Rhodes Shelton. Mrs. Wilson...

By Bill Wyatt on Apr 20th, 2016

Mr. Howard Akers Fain – Jan 8, 1937 – Apr 19, 2016 Mr. Howard Akers Fain, age 79, of Stuart passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Mr. Fain was born in Patrick County on January 8, 1937 to the late Paul and Lois Dollarhite Fain. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Audrey Fain Gregory. ...

Elmer N. Fretwell died April 18, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Bassett Funeral Services is in charge. ...

Obituary for Paul J. Young at Bassett Funeral Service Paul Jackson Young, 90, of Henry, passed away on Friday, April 15, 2016 at Kate B Reynolds Hospice House in Winston Salem, NC. He was born in Franklin County, VA on January 15, 1926 to the late Samuel Young and the late Minnie Mullins Young. In addition to his parents… ...

Obituary for Hubert E. Ashley at Bassett Funeral Service Hubert E. Ashley, 75, of Bassett, passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born in Henry County on December 23, 1940 to the late Presley Ashley and the late Christine Mize Ashley. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by…   ...