Monday 29 August, 2016
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Martinsville Daily
Category Archives: Obituaries
PaquetteJordan

Jordan Nicole Paquette, age 17 of Penhook, died on Thursday morning, August 25, 2016. She was born on November 11, 1998. She was a 2016, one year early, graduate of Franklin County High School, and inductee of the U.S. Navy where she had planned...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 29th, 2016

Rachel Dodson Hancock, 69, died Monday, August 29, 2016. Services will be private. Roselawn Chapel Funeral Home is in charge. ...

VippermanWilliam

William Arnold Clinton Vipperman,77, of 200 Buena Rd, Martinsville, Va., passed away at Blue Ridge Therapy Connection, Stuart Va., Saturday, August 27, 2016. He was born, December 15, 1938 in Floyd County to the late Charles Lewis Vipperman...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 28th, 2016
BarbourShirley

Shirley Marie Barbour, 67, of Bassett, departed this life on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at her home. Shirley was born on May 14, 1949 to Viola Via of Stuart and the late Lester Lee Via. In addition to her father Shirley is preceded in death by...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 28th, 2016
CobbEunice

Mrs. Eunice Lee Clanton Cobb, age 89 of Patrick Springs, Virginia passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, August 25, 2016. She was born in Patrick County on April 11, 1927 to the late Julius Alexander Clanton and Lucy Bell Reynolds....

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 27th, 2016
McKinneyRobert

Robert “Bobby” Dale McKinney, 75, of Prairie Drive, Henry, Virginia, passed away Friday, August 26, 2016 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.  He was born April 9, 1941, in West Virginia to the late Garnett McKinney and Nancy Perdue McKinney....

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 27th, 2016
MizeJohnny

Johnny Alvin Mize, 47, of Martinsville, passed away on Friday, August 26, 2016 at his residence. Johnny was born on September 9, 1968 in Siler City, NC to Brooksie Smith Mize and the late James Mize. In addition to his father he was preceded...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 26th, 2016

Holley Elmer Harding, Jr., 64, of 151 Stegall Lane, Penhook, Virginia, passed away Friday, August 26, 2016, at Woltz Hospice home in Dobson, North Carolina. He was born in Charleston, West Virginia on August 20, 1952, to the late Holley Elmer Harding and Erma Lee Reed Harding. He owned and operated Holley’s Electric for more than 30 years. In addition...

FosterCurtis

Curtis L. Foster, Sr., 77, of Bassett, passed away on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Curtis was born on July 7, 1939 in Martinsville to the late Joney Lee Foster and the late Mary Curry Foster. In addition to...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 25th, 2016
FretwellCurtis

Curtis Dudley Fretwell, 92, of Stanleytown, died Wednesday, August 24, 2016. He was born in Bassett on June 5, 1924 to the late Clinton Fretwell and the late Bessie Smith Fretwell. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Frances Craig Fretwell...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 25th, 2016
HASTINGS, Elizabeth

Annie Elizabeth Hastings, 95, of Ridgeway, VA passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. She was born on March 13, 1921 in Dry Fork, VA to the late Lee Hutch Jones and Callie Powell Jones. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 24th, 2016
WhiteLarry

Larry D. White 65, of 306 Minor Street, Martinsville, Va. passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. He was born March 21, 1951 in Ridgeway, Va. to the late Channie B. Hairston White and the late...

By Bill Wyatt on Aug 24th, 2016
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...