Thursday 28 July, 2016
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Martinsville Daily
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Erma Eldean Robertson Mills, 75, of Trinity Terrace, Martinsville, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016 at home. She was born September 15, 1940, in Martinsville, to Arnetta Robertson and the late Harry Robertson. She was a graduate of Martinsville High School and worked at Centel as a telephone operator after her graduation. She was active at both...

Charles Anthony Hutcherson age 83 of Martinsville Passed away on Thursday June 23, 2016 at Memorial Hospital. He was born April 6, 1933 in Henry County to the late Arthur Edward and Annie Elizabeth Franklin Hutcherson. In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by his brother Selera Hutcherson. He had worked for Stone Container as a die maker...

James Garfield Pullins, age 63 of Stuart, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016 at his home. He was born in Patrick County on April 4, 1953 to the late Fletcher and Martha Phillips Pullins. In addition to his parents, Mr. Pullins was preceded in death by one brother, Henry Pullins, and two sisters, Genetta Moore and Gertrude Harris. He attended Mount...

RutterChris

Christopher Lee “Chris” Rutter age 48 of Axton, passed away Wednesday June 22, 2016 at his home. He was born Feb. 28, 1968 in Martinsville to the late Edgar M. “Eddie” Rutter, and Carline Perdue Rutter of Martinsville. He was predeceased...

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 24th, 2016
JohnsonAlfred

Al Lee Johnson, 74, of Collinsville, died on Thursday, June 23, 2016. He was born in Bassett on December 31, 1941 to the late Jarvey B. Johnson and the late Annie Bowles Johnson Cobbler. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Billy W. Johnson. Al...

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 24th, 2016
CassellJeff

Jeffery D. “Jeff” Cassell 57, of Bassett died Wednesday June 22, 2016 at his home. Jeff was born in Martinsville on September 24, 1958 the son of Patty M. Cassell and the late William A. Cassell. In addition to his mother he is survived...

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 24th, 2016

Miss Mae Chaney, age 84 of Stuart, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2016 at Laurel Meadows Nursing Home in Laurel Fork. She was born in Patrick County on May 6, 1932 to the late Lewis Stephon Chaney and Ella Parker Chaney. In addition to her parents, Miss Chaney was preceded in death by five brothers, Raymond, Roscoe, Amon, Henry and Tom Chaney; two...

ComptonG

Gennevieve Patricia “Pat” Jackson Compton age 77 of 1302 Phospho Springs Road, Ridgeway, passed away at her home on Tuesday June 21, 2016. She was born Feb. 13, 1939 in Ridgeway to the late Delbert and Everlia Knight Jackson. In addition...

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 23rd, 2016
TurnerSallie

Sallie Cobbler Turner age 82 passed away on June 21, 2016 at Pioneer Hospital in Stuart. She was born Feb. 24, 1934 in Martinsville to the late Henry and Annie Cobler Cobbler. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by one husband...

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 22nd, 2016
BrownKathy

Kathy C. Brown, 58, of Martinsville, died on Sunday, June 19, 2016. The family will receive friends on Friday, June 24, 2016 from 11 am to 12:30 pm in the Bassett Funeral Service Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 1 pm at Henry Memorial...

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 22nd, 2016

James William Meade, 69, of Ferrum, died on Tuesday, June 21, 2016. He was born in Russell County, VA on February 15, 1947 to the late Archie Lee Meade and the late Lillian Jessie Meade. James was also preceded in death by a brother, Cecil Frank Meade and two sisters, Betty Sue Keith and Naomi Barnes. James is survived by his loving wife, Betty Sue...

NicholsJasper

Jasper Randolph “Nick” Nichols age 73 of Axton, went home to be with the Lord on Monday June 20, 2016 at Danville Regional Medical Center. He was born April 12, 1943 in Henry County to the late Jasper Bunyan and Ruth Pyrtle Nichols. In...

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 21st, 2016
PhilpottMildred

Mildred Bissell Philpott age 88 of Westminster Canterbury, VA Beach, passed away June 1, 2016. She was born May 20, 1928 to Mildred Kern Bissell and Harry R. Bissell. She is survived by her two daughters Gail Thomas and husband Marc, Ann O’Bier...

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 21st, 2016

Frances “Jacqueline” Ferguson Coleman, 89, formerly of Ridgeway, VA, departed this life Saturday, June 18, 2016, at Morehead Nursing Center. The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m., Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at Christian View Pentecostal Holiness Church Multipurpose Building, with Reverend Rick Wilkie officiating. Interment will follow in Christian...

NablittPhilicia

Phelicia Alexandria “Phe Phe” Neblett, 27, of Martinsville, Va. passed away Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital, Winston Salem, N.C. She was born in Franklin County, Va., June 30, 1988, to Cassandra Venable-Dillard...

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 19th, 2016
PennBeefy

Tracy Quentin Penn, affectionately known as “Beefy” to most, was a loving husband, brother, godfather, son, uncle, great-uncle and friend. He was born February 17, 1968 to the late Deacon Dewey P. Penn, Sr. and Beatrice Naomi Penn. He transitioned...

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 17th, 2016

William E. “Buster” Joyce Sr., 86, of Martinsville passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at his residence. The family will receive friends 12:30 to 1 p.m. Monday, June 20, 2016, at Faith Tabernacle Church, where a funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Burial will follow the service at Carver Memorial Gardens. ...

HardingGlenn

Glenn “Buddy” Halsey Harding went home to be with our Lord on Thursday, June 16, 2016. He was 86. A lifelong resident of Martinsville, Va., Mr. Harding was born in 1929 in the family home on Spring Street. He attended Martinsville...

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 17th, 2016

Aileen Adams Handy, 87, of Bassett, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at Blue Ridge Therapy Connection in Patrick County. She was born in Patrick County October 30, 1928, to the late Emmett Adams and the late Posie Joyce Adams. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by brothers, Robert Adams, Roy Adams, Oscar Adams and Irvin Adams;...

HillHelen

Helen Margie East Hill, affectionately known as “Memaw”, age 84, of Stuart passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at her home. She was born in Patrick County to the late Henry Clay East and Nannie Moorefield East. In addition to her...

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 17th, 2016
CassellTimothy

Timothy Kent Cassell, 55, of Indian Trail, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, surrounded by his loving family. Tim was the son of the late Gary Kent Cassell, and grandson of Murray Cassell and Eileen Shelor Cassell. He grew up in Martinsville,...

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 17th, 2016
WilliamsShelva

Shelva Jean Williams, 76, of Blackfeather Trail, Ridgeway, died Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at her residence. She was born in Giles County on December 12, 1938, to the late James Edward Frazier and Thelma Riddle Frazier. She was employed in the...

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 16th, 2016

William Alfred Lucado, Jr., 83, of Bassett, died on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. He was born in Princeton, West Virginia on October 28, 1932 to the late William McKinley Lucado and the late Manda Cooper Lucado. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Betty Edwards Lucado, 2 brothers and five sisters. William is survived by three daughters, Kathy Trent,...

RussMaudie

Maudie Ellen Russ, 69, of Collinsville, died Tuesday June 14, 2016, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. She was born in Richlands, on January 20, 1947, to the late Allen Brown and Pearl Lowe Brown. She was retired after eighteen years with Biscuitville...

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 15th, 2016
HopkinsMary

Mary Belcher Jamison Hopkins, 82, of Martinsville, VA passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. She was born in Martinsville, VA on April 27, 1934 to the late Claudy Hutcherson Belcher and...

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 15th, 2016
LemonsEvelyn

Evelyn Dalton Lemons, 97, formerly of Rich Acres, passed away on Monday, June 13, 2016 at Blue Ridge Rehabilitation Center. She was born on August 3, 1918 in Pittsylvania County to the late Ora McDaniel Dalton and Harry Dalton. In addition to...

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 14th, 2016
MartinPatricia

Patricia Lynette Martin, 56, of Top Street, Martinsville, Va. passed away, Thursday, June 9, 2016 at Lewis Gale Hospital, Salem, Va.  She was born in Martinsville, Va. on April 9, 1960, to the late Bernice Philpott Kirby and the late Ernest...

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 14th, 2016

Sophia Todd, 75, of Martinsville, VA, passed away on Tuesday, June 14th, at her residence, after a lengthy battle with Emphysema. Sophia was born in Martinsville, VA on August 26, 1940, the daughter of the late Martha S. (Spencer) and John E. King. She was employed as an Executive Assistant at UNC – Charlotte where she retired after 25 years of...

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SONY DSC Jerry Jack Winikur, 90, of Martinsville, VA passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on August 6, 1925 to the late Sadie Richmond Winikur and Samuel Winikur....

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 14th, 2016

Hattie Brown Merriman, 85, of Martinsville, departed this life, Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at the Blue Ridge Rehab Center. She was born in Scruggs, Virginia on October 14, 1930 to the late Edd Pascal Brown and the late Livie Omer Brown. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Tom Merriman and all of her brothers and sisters. She is survived by several...

Brenda King, 52, of Martinsville, passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at her home. Brenda was born in Welch, West Virginia on June 17, 1963 to the late Luther Evard Thompson and the late Ruby Evelyn Dodson. She was also preceded in death by numerous brothers and sisters. Brenda is survived by her husband, Asa Walter Owen; sons, Gabriel E. Byrd and...

William Edward Robertson, 82, of Penhook, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016. Funeral Service 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Forrest Hill Christian Church. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center. ...

PrillamanKenneth

Kenneth Garner Prillaman, 82 of Forest, VA, went to be with the Lord on June 12, 2016 after a battle with cancer. He was born October 25, 1933 in Martinsville to the late Lafe Pence and Pearl Gauldin Prillaman. In addition to his parents,...

By Bill Wyatt on Jun 14th, 2016