Sunday 14 February, 2016
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Category Archives: Obituaries
ColstanWilliam

William Scott Colston, 36, of Collinsville, died on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. Scott was born on March 9, 1979 in Martinsville to Gene and Kathy Fowler Colston. He was preceded in death by a sister, Angela Colston and two grandfathers, Mayford...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 13th, 2016
ForemanTasan

Tason Lee Foreman, age 85 of “C” Street, Martinsville, Va. passed Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at Martinsville Memorial Hospital.  He was born on August 23, 1930. to the late Ida Holley Williams and the late Joe Williams.  In addition,...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 13th, 2016
Funeral

Ethelyne Singleton, 97, of Whitestone Masonic Home, Greensboro, N.C., passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hairston Funeral Home. ...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 13th, 2016
HolleyJohn

Johnnie Holley 95, of Blue Ridge Manor, passed peacefully into the arms of his loving savior Jesus, on January 9, 2016, after a brief illness. Johnnie was preceded in death by his wife Pansy Vivian Holley, and his daughter Rosemary “Polly” Ramsey....

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 11th, 2016
Funeral

Kenneth W. Thompson, Sr., 41, of Bassett, died on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born in Beckley, West Virginia on September 26, 1974 to Cindy Wright and the late Phillip Thompson. He was also preceded...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 11th, 2016
HundleyJames

James Edwin “Eddie” Hundley, 66, of Ridgeway, died Saturday, January 9, 2016, at his residence. He was born in Ridgeway, on December 22, 1949, to the late Thomas Edwin “Ed” Hundley and Frances Seay Hundley. He was a self-employed Class...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 11th, 2016
RiddleMildred

Mildred Gauldin Riddle, 79, of Martinsville, died Friday, January 08, 2016, at home. She was born in Mountain Valley on October 27, 1936, to the late Joseph Robert Gauldin and Lillie Wilson Gauldin. She was of the Baptist faith and had worked...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 10th, 2016
TiptonThomas

Thomas Eric Tipton, 74, formerly of Fieldale, VA passed away on Monday, January 4, 2016. He was born on December 9, 1941 to the late Rebecca Gauldin Ahern and Fredrick Gilmer Tipton in Henry County, VA.  Mr. Tipton attended Fieldale Baptist...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 10th, 2016
NicholsRamona

Ramona Lawless Nichols, 81, of 1600 Valley Drive Fieldale, VA passed away on Friday, January 8, 2016. She was born on October 22, 1934 to the late Annie Cassell Lawless and William Letcher Lawless in Fieldale, VA. In addition to her parents, she...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 10th, 2016
MidkiffJohn

Mr. John Bruce Midkiff, age 78, of Stuart passed away Friday, Jan. 8, 2016 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born on Aug. 8, 1937 in Patrick County to the late Lee Midkiff and Priscilla Hylton Midkiff. In addition to his parents, he was preceded...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 10th, 2016
Moody

Ms. Donna Susan Joyce, age 46, of Critz passed away Friday, Jan. 8, 2016 at her home. She was born in Patrick County on Sept. 21, 1969. Donna had worked at Social Services for many years and most recently was a teacher at Hardin Reynolds Memorial...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 9th, 2016
DavidsonJudy

Judy Bowers Davidson, 69, of Blue Ridge Rehabilitation passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 with her family by her side. She was born in Martinsville, VA to the late Bertha Jianniney Bowers and Hugh Ernest Bowers on July 23, 1946. In...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 7th, 2016
HyltonIrvin

Irvin Odellis Hylton, 86, of Collinsville, VA passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. He was born in Patrick County, VA to the late Vinda Hall Hylton and Jesse Hylton on January 14, 1929.  Mr. Hylton was of the Baptist Faith and served...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 7th, 2016
DarrahPhyllis

Phyllis Gail Hodges Darrah, 55, of 10731 Greensboro Road, Ridgeway, Virginia, died Sunday January 3, 2016, at University of Virginia Hospital. She was born February 8, 1960, in Martinsville, Virginia, to the late Marvin J. Hodges and Mary...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 7th, 2016
MooreMargaret

Margaret Haley Moore, 76, of Axton, died Thursday, January 7, 2016 at her home. She was born on November 16, 1939 in Henry County to the late Robert S. and Lena Moxley Haley. Margaret was also preceded in death by her husband, Toy E. Moore;...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 7th, 2016
Roselawn

Mary Madeline Thompson Peters age 84 of Axton passed away on Wednesday Jan. 6, 2016 at her home. She was born March 7, 1931 in Nelson County, VA to the late Neal and Nellie Puckett Thompson. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 7th, 2016
FoleyVinton

Vinton A. “PeeWee” Foley, 86, of Bassett, died on Tuesday, January 5, 2015 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. He was born in Henry County on June 25, 1929 to the late Homer G. and Susie Shively Foley. Vinton was also...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 7th, 2016
MasseyGunner

Two-month-old infant, Gunner Gene Massey, passed away Sunday, January 3, 2016 at Pioneer Community Hospital in Stuart. He was born on October 22, 2015 in Surry County, North Carolina. He was preceded in death by his maternal great-grandparents,...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 7th, 2016
KoblectJoe

Jody Lawrence Koblect, 54, of Morning Glory Lane, Axton, died Friday, December 25, 2015, at home. He was born August 30, 1961, in Manchester, Connecticut, to Larry Michael Koblect and Joyce Merritt Koblect Bailey. He attended High school in...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 7th, 2016
MitchellConnie

Mrs. Connie Faye Human Mitchell, age 67 of Spencer, passed away Sunday, January 3, 2016 at her home. She was born in Forsyth County, North Carolina on February 15, 1948. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Eric Simon Payne and her parents,...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 7th, 2016
PittIrene

Irene Hall Pitt of Roanoke, and formerly of Collinsville, passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2016. She was born September 10, 1923 the daughter of the late Arthur Guy Hall and Ida Evelyn Baliles Hall. She was born in Draper, North Carolina...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 5th, 2016
KirbyBarbara

Barbara Diane (Candy) Kirby, 69, of Dunlap Street, Martinsville, passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at her home. She was the widow of John Kirby. Barbara was born in Martinsville, on July 24, 1946, a daughter of the late Gladys (Dandridge)...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 5th, 2016
WyattJim

James M. Wyatt Jr. “Jim”, 79, of Martinsville, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at Duke University Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Martinsville, the son of the late James Melvin Wyatt Sr. and the late...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 4th, 2016
RaleighGladys

Gladys Mae Raleigh, 82, of Horsepasture Price Road, Ridgeway, passed away Friday, January 1, 2016 at her home. She was the wife of James I.Raleigh for over 50 years. Gladys was born in Sandy Ridge, N.C. on May 29, 1933, daughter of the late...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 4th, 2016
EdwardsBetsy

Betsy Jane Davis Edwards, born August 8, 1930 in Martinsville, died on Saturday, January 2, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Edward Moton Davis and Avis Stone Davis. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 55...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 4th, 2016
CliftonEdrie

Edrie Ruth Terry Clifton, 101, of Vesta, VA died Saturday, January 2, 2016 at The Landmark Center, Stuart, VA. Mrs. Clifton was born in Carroll County, November 12, 1914, a daughter of the late George Daniel Burrell Terry and Ruth McGrady Terry...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 4th, 2016
PruntyMargaret

Ms. Margaret Sue Houchins Prunty, age 75 of Spencer, Virginia passed away on January 1, 2016 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem, North Carolina. She was born in Patrick County on March 17, 1940 to the late, George Houchins,...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 4th, 2016
EldridgeClarence

Clarence Daniel Eldridge age 69 of Martinsville passed away on Friday Jan. 1, 2016 at Wake Forrest Bap. Med. Cen. in Winston-Salem, NC. He was born Mar. 5, 1946 in Bottom Creek, WV to the late Clarence S. and Martha Lester Eldridge. In addition...

By Bill Wyatt on Jan 3rd, 2016

Mr. Ivon Grey Thomas, age 66 of Stuart, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at his home. He was born in Carroll County on July 23, 1949 to the late Robie C. and Lucy Bowman Thomas. In addition to his parents, Mr. Thomas was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Thomas. Mr. Thomas is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Nathaniel Jackson and Vicki...

Irene Carol Burnette, 69, of 162 Hobson Road, Axton, passed December 28, 2015, at her home. She was born in Martinsville on December 10 1946, to the late James B. Grogan and Irene Crews. She was a graduate of Drewry Mason High School, a Seamstress for more than eight years with Hampco Apparel and was a member of Fairway Baptist Church. In addition to...

Linda Faye Martin Lemons, 58, of Ridgeway, died Monday, December 28, 2015, at Wake Forest Medical Center in Winston Salem, NC. She was born in Martinsville on October 29, 1957, to the late Guy Ellis Martin and Bessie Cruise Martin of Martinsville. She was employed with Comcast where she worked in Customer Services for five years. In addition to her...

Rosa “Rosie Belle” Via, 90, of Richmond, formerly of Elamsville, Virginia, died December 24, 2015, at Bon-Secoures Hospital in Mechanicsville, Virginia. She was born July 22, 1925, in Woolwine, Virginia, to the late Abraham Ross and Mary Via Ross. She was retired from Bassett-Walker. She was a member of West Liberty Christian Church in Woolwine. She...

Patricia K. DeHart, 71, of Bassett, died December 28, 2015 at her home. She was born on November 17, 1944 in West Virginia, the daughter of the late Harold Kellison and the late Elizabeth Gillenwater Kellison. Patricia is survived by her daughter, Teresa Prillaman and husband, John; two granddaughters, Roxanne Lewis – Mickles and husband, Josh and...