Sunday 29 May, 2016
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Category Archives: Obituaries

Ruby Compton Murphy, 93, of Martinsville, VA passed away on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at Memorial Hospital. She was born on January 23, 1923 in Pittsylvania County to the late Hassie Marie Clarke Compton and Dock Compton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Marshall Murphy; sisters, Dora Compton Mills and Lois Compton...

James Rodney Shelton, age 73, a resident of Treasure Point, Bath, NC and a former resident of South Windsor, CT, passed away on Monday, May 2, 2016 at his residence after a brief illness. James was born August 20, 1942 in Patrick Springs, VA, to the late Evelyn Deal Shelton and James Harvey Shelton. After high school he attended Hartford State Tech...

Temple May Smith, born in Bassett, VA, April 28, 1937, age 79, died May 3, 2016 at Stanleytown Health Care. Her parents were Fred and Lois Ross Smith, both deceased, sister, Betsy Howell, deceased. Two sisters survive, Tootsie Cassell of Collinsville and Nancy Whitlow of Martinsville, also four nieces. Graveside services will be private. Arrangements...

Ora Katherine Emerson Martin, age 99, completed her earthly journey May 4, 2016 at her residence surrounded by family and friends. Born in Patrick County on March 27, 1917, she was the daughter of Henry Harrison Emerson and Sarah Lou Setliff Emerson. Preceding her in death was her husband of 70 ½ years, Rufus Murray Martin and son, Garland Green...

Obituary for Barbara Ann Blackwell at Bassett Funeral Service Barbara Ann Blackwell, 82, of North Carolina and formerly of Martinsville, passed away on 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...

Obituary for Mary Ann Manns at Bassett Funeral Service Mary Ann Manns, 77, of Fieldale, passed away, Monday, May 2, 2016, at the Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. She was born in Henry County on October 8, 1938 to the late John Robert Manns and the late Ada Lee Redd Manns. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Nathaniel… ...

Michael (Mike) Cecil Lawson, 59, of Martinsville, passed away Friday, April 29, 2015. Collins-McKee-Stone Funeral Home in Bassett is in charge of arrangements. ...

Obituary for Nora Jenkins – Martinsville, VA This is the permanent online memorial and Life Legacy for Nora Jenkins. Please join us in Loving, Sharing and Memorializing, through stories, photos, video and historic documents. ...

Michael Anthony Flood – View Obituary & Service Information Share a memory on Michael Flood’s tribute. ...

CarterJuanita

Juanita E. “Sweet Pea” Carter, 76, of Martinsville, departed this life April 30, 2016, at Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, N.C., Juanita was born Martinsville April 18, 1940, to the late Jesse H. Carter and Lillian H. Eggleston Carter....

By Bill Wyatt on May 2nd, 2016
AndersonCynthia

Cynthia Dawn Bousman Anderson, 48 of Ridgeway, died Saturday, April 30, 2016, in Roanoke. She was born December 22, 1967, in Martinsville to Bobby and Cheryl Hubbard Lemons. Cynthia is survived by her husband, Michael A. Bousman Anderson of...

By Bill Wyatt on May 2nd, 2016

Thomas Williams – 2016-04-29 Thomas Lee “Tommy” Williams age 50 of Collinsville passed away on Friday April 29, 2016 in Goldsboro, NC. He was born July 22, 1965 in Patterson, NJ to Gaynell Conklin Williams of Collinsville, and the late Thomas Alexander Williams. Tommy was of the Baptist faith and had attended CrossPoint Church. ...

Obituary for Mary Nancy Cruise at Bassett Funeral Service Mary Nancy Cruise, 87, of Bassett, passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2016, at her residence. Nancy was born in Patrick County on April 1, 1929 to the late Frank William Dillon and the late Mary Frances Hutchinson Dillon. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by… ...

MIdkiffKenneth

Dr. Kenneth Barker Midkiff, 61, passed away Saturday morning surrounded by family. Kenneth was born on August 24, 1954, in Martinsville, the third son of Marjorie Dickie Midkiff and Dr. H. Marvin Midkiff. A graduate of Martinsville High School...

By Bill Wyatt on May 2nd, 2016
CampbellHilbert

Hilbert (Hil) Kyle Campbell 88 of Fieldale, passed aay Thursday, April 28, 2016 at his residence. He was born March 10, 1928 in Penhook, Va. to the late Hugh A. Campbell and Emogene B. Campbell. He was preceded in death by his brother, Raymond...

By Bill Wyatt on Apr 30th, 2016
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...