Monday 02 May, 2016
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Martinsville Daily
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Gregory A. Ingram Gregory A. Ingram, age 54, of 9606 Waterford Drive, Manassas, VA.,, formerly of Martinsville, VA. passed away Monday, July 28, 2014 at his residence.  He was born May 11, 1960 to Barbara Howard Ingram and Henry Ingram.  He is survived by his wife Karen Hall Ingram, of Manassas, Va.;  2 daughters:  Kindall Ingram, and Courtney...

Willard “Will” Keith Dalton, 55, of Martinsville, VA died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, VA. He was born on January 10, 1959 in Baltimore, MD to the late Jack Willard Dalton and Virginia Dare Squires Bates.  Mr. Dalton was self-employed and did maintenance work for Sutton Properties. Surviving are his wife,...

Alice Lee Sutphin, 77, of Bassett, died on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. She was born in Lawsonville, NC on December 24, 1936 to the late Robert E. Craddock, Sr. and the late Bessie Smith Craddock. She was also preceded in death by an infant brother and two infant sisters. Alice is survived by her loving...

Bobby Lee Adkins, 58, of 521 Field Ave., Fieldale, VA died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville/Henry County after a lengthy illness. He was born in Martinsville, VA on January 20, 1956 to Lee Hundley Adkins of Fieldale, VA and the late David Oliver Adkins. Mr. Adkins was a long time member of the Smith Memorial United Methodist...

James “Jim” Curtis Pendleton, 77, of Bassett passed away on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Blue Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Martinsville. James was born on July 24, 1937 to the late Levi and Maybell Radford Pendleton. He was a member of Mount Hermon Church of the Brethren. James lived life to the fullest but most of all he loved his family....

Doris Jennie Decker Marshall of Martinsville went home to be with her Lord on July 27, 2014, at Blue Ridge Rehab. She was the faithful wife of Charles B. Marshall, MD. She was born on Sept. 6, 1925, to Earle Scott Decker and Jennie DuVall Decker in Middletown, NY. Doris obtained her RN in 1946 at Flower-Fifth Avenue Hospital in New York City. In 1947...

Jack Junior Byrd, age 74, of Collinsville, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Born in Franklin County, March 27, 1940, he was a son of the late Gladys Brown Byrd and Reginald Dick Byrd. Also preceding him in death were two sisters, Joyce Hodge and Peggy Tuck, and brother-in-law Frank Amos. Jack was a graduate of Franklin County...

Sherry Burgart Alley, 49, died Saturday, July 19, 2014. There will be no visitation or service at this time. Bassett Funeral Services is in charge. ...

James Curtis Gilley, 64, of Critz, Virginia, died Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Memorial Hospital. He was born March 8, 1960, in Patrick County, Virginia to the late Charlie Gilley and Sally G. Gilley. He worked was a self-employed painter and sawmiller. He was a member of Community Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by...

Fred Everett Nichols, 77 of Ridgeway , passed away Thursday July 24, 2014 at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro NC. He was born in Henry County, February 7, 1937 to the late James Nichols and Cassie Compton Nichols. Fred was a lover of nature and an avid fisherman and hunter. He retired from DuPont where he worked in the Power House. In addition to his...

Franklin C. Ridgeway, Jr., 72, died Thuesday, July 24, 2014. There will be no service or visitation at this time. Bassett Funeral Services is in charge. ...

Geneva Gregory Parcell, 94, departed from this life to be with the Lord on July 23, 2014 at Wedgewood Estates in Mansfield, Ohio . McKee-Stone Funeral Home of Martinsville is handling arrangements. ...

George Calvin Gooding, 67, of 403 Pepperidge Avenue, Ridgeway, Virginia, died July 22, 2014, at home. He was born in Arlington, Virginia, on September 27, 1946, to the late Howard Mathy Gooding and Elna Thorne Gooding. He was a graduate of James Madison High School in Vienna, Virginia. He was employed by the United States Postal Service and had been...

Martha Reed Roach Lopez, 68, of Axton, Virginia passed away on July 22, 2014. She was born in Washington D.C., November 1, 1945 to the late Redd Roach and Daisy Haley Roach. Mrs. Lopez retired from the United States Postal Service with 30 years of service. She was a member of the Carroll Memorial United Methodist Church in Axton Va. She was also a member...

Thomas Gordon Haynes, 94, of Martinsville passed away on July 21, 2014. He was born in Franklin County, Va. on April 16, 1920 to the late Charlie Issiah Haynes and Minnie Ramsey Haynes. Mr. Haynes retired from Lester Lumber Company with over 30 years of service. He served in the United States Army during WWII from 1941 to 1945. He attended McCabe Memorial...

Ruby Lee Watson, 85, of Fieldale, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at her home. She was born in Franklin County on February 12, 1929 to the late John T. and Clydie May Holley Sink. She was also preceded in death by a son Wayne Watson and two sisters, Betty Stowe and Etholine DeHart. She was a longtime member of the Valley Drive Baptist Church. She is survived...

Garry Dale Peverall, 54, of Martinsville, VA died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at his home in Rich Acres. Born on June 3, 1960, he was the son of James E. Peverall, Sr. of Martinsville, VA and the late Juanita F. Peverall. He was the owner of Peverall Supply Co. in Martinsville, VA for thirty years. He is survived by his brother, James E. Peverall, Jr.,...

John William Hairston, 92, of 2690 Hobson Road, Axton, died peacefully Sunday, July 20, 2014, in his son’s home in Elizabethtown, KY. He was born February 18, 1922, in Axton to Burgess Hairston and Ruby Waller Hairston. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his four brothers, George Hairston, James Edward Hairston, Dover Hairston...

Barry James Minter age 66 of St. Petersburg, FL, and formerly of Martinsville, passed away Thursday July 17, 2014 at Bay Pines Veterans Hospital Hospice in Bay Pines, FL. Barry was born Sept. 19, 1947 in Martinsville to the late Russell and Eliza Wilson Wood. In addition to his biological parents, he was also predeceased by his adoptive parents, James...

Bonnie Dalton, 76, died Sunday, July 20, 2014. Bassett Funeral Services is in charge. ...

Thomas William Carter, 56, of Bassett passed away on July 20, 2014. He was born on March 25, 1958 to George W. and Ruby Foley Carter. He was of the Baptist Faith and a member of Fort Trial Baptist Church. Thomas enjoyed fishing and bowling in his spare time. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and loved his family dearly. He will be greatly...

Elaine Craig Stout, 80, of Bassett went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Pioneer Health Hospital of Stuart. Elaine was born on May 13, 1934 in Patrick Co. to the late John Edd and Ila Rorrer Craig. She retired from Bassett Walker. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. Elaine enjoyed...

Kennis Richard Mize 76, of Bassett went home to be with the Lord on Saturday July 19, 2014 at his home. Kennis was born in Henry Co, on September 25, 1937 the son of the late Dock James Mize and the late Ollie Martin Mize. He was also preceded in death by brothers, Posie Edward “Ed” Mize, Lewis “Joe” Mize, Jackson Henry Mize and Harry Ernest...

Patricia Gammons Morrison, 64, of Collinsville, VA passed away on Friday, July 18, 2014 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville, and Henry County. Ms. Morrison was born on December 31, 1949 in Henry County to Mary Gardner Gammons and the late Junior Robert Gammons. In addition to her father she was preceded in death by her son, Frank Lee Tuggle and sister,...

Ina Wingfield DeHart, 87, of 3297 Daniels Creek Rd., Collinsville, VA died July 18, 2014 at Golden Living Center in Martinsville, VA. She was born on November 7, 1926 in Franklin County, VA to the late Luther A. Wingfield and Maggie Cahill Wingfield. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased in death by sisters, Marie McGhee, Madie Corns, and...

Arcille Johnston Ashby, 94, of Northfork Road in Martinsville, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 17, 2014 from her earthly home. She was born in Henry County, February 17, 1920 to John Henry Johnston and Essie Maude Reynolds Johnston. She was self-employed as a seamstress and worked in her home. She was a member of Victory Baptist Church...

James Arnold Goforth, 55, died July 16, 2014. Homegoing celebration is Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the Goldie Hargett Memorial Chapel, 905 East Market Street, Greensboro, NC. Visitation begins at 10:30 A.M. with a service at 11:00 A.M.   Hargett Funeral Service, Inc. is assisting the family.  ...

Rebecca Ayscue Woody Camden, 81, of Martinsville, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014 at her residence. She was born in Henderson, North Carolina, June 8, 1933 to William Robert Ayscue and Mary Ella Hughes Ayscue. Becky taught school in the Martinsville City School System as well as in North Carolina. She was a member of First United Methodist Church...

Laura L. Quesenberry, 79, of Bassett went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at her home. Laura was born on June 20, 1935, the daughter of the late Early M. Lawson and the late Lillian Edmonds Lawson. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Avis Quesenberry and seven brothers and sisters....

Hemant G. Patel, age 52, of 307 East Church Street, Martinsville, died Monday July 14, 2014 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Norris Funeral Service, Inc. & Crematory, Martinsville Chapel, is serving the Patel family. ...

Thurman A. Duncan, 82, of Bassett, passed away on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at his residence. He was born on May 26, 1932 in Blacksburg, VA to the late Elmer C. Duncan and the late Molly S. Duncan. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Edward Duncan and Carl Duncan. He served in the United States Army, was a truck driver for...

Romaine W. Webb, 82, of Bassett, died on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. Romaine was born in Pennsylvania on January 15, 1932 to the late Dent and Lila Jinkenson Simpson and was also preceded in death by one brother and two sisters. Romaine is survived by her loving husband, Robert “Bob” Webb; two sisters,...

Maggie Cox Pratt, age 93, of Spencer, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014, at Blue Ridge Nursing Center in Stuart. Born in Rockingham County, NC, June 14, 1921, she was a daughter of the late John Columbus Cox and Hope Compton Cox. Also preceding her in death was her husband of fifty years James A. Pratt, her sister Mildred Cox, and brothers, Harry Cox,...