BLACKSBURG — As newly hired Justin Fuente walked into Frank Beamer’s office for a private conversation Sunday night between the incoming Virgi…
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Patricia (Pat) Cox, 77, of Roanoke, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2015. Arrangements by Simpson Funeral Home & Crematory.
Mary Luavina Gentry Lyons, 86, of Dublin, passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015. Arrangements by Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski, 540-980-6160.
Shirley A. Harris, 74, of Roanoke, passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2015. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home, 540-344-1271.
Lynette Taylor Reed, 91, of Christiansburg, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2015. Lynette was born July 19, 1924. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Grey Reed; mother, Anna Raines Taylor; father, Styrle Irtone Taylor; brothers, Sonny Taylor, Bill Taylor; and sister, Mary Francis Whitesell.She is survived by her sons, Thomas G. Reed, Donald L. Reed and Diana, Michael T. Reed and Misty; brother, Pete Taylor of Salem. She has seven surviving grandchildren, Aaron Reed of Annapolis, Md., Amber Sappington and husband, Jarrett, of Atlanta, Ga., Matthew and Wyatt Reed of Blacksburg, Caleb Reed of Christiansburg, Autumn and Faith Reed of Elliston; and one great-grandchild, Annie Sappington of Atlanta. Also surviving are special niece, Ann Crismond; aunt, Myrtle Cupp of Christiansburg; and lifetime friend, Bettie Maxie of Christiansburg. She was a Sunday school teacher at St. Paul United Methodist Church, a cub scout den mother, and a member of the Christiansburg Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary for 30 years.The family will receive friends 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at Horne Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 2, 2015, at The Horne Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Paul Song officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family request that contributions be made to Christiansburg Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary, 110 Depot Street, Christiansburg, VA 24073. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.hornefuneralservice.com."I thought of you today, but that was nothing new. I thought about you yesterday and days before that, too. I think of you in silence, I often speak your name. All I have are memories, and a picture in a frame. Your memory is a keepsake from which I'll never part. God has you in His arms. I have you in my heart."