Virginia Daphne Smith, 82, of Martinsville, passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the Blue Ridge Rehab Center. She was born May 10, 1934 to the late Charles Little and the late Mary Meadow Little. She was also preceded in death by two brothers; and one sister.She is survived by her children, Raymond W. Harris Jr. and wife, Karen, Walter Lee Harris and wife, Sharon, Nancy Ann Hartman, Gaynell Harris and friend, Diane New; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.A memorial graveside service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 1, 2016 in the Diamond Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, 3541 Horseshoe Bend Road, Moneta, Va.Online condolences may be made by visiting www.bassettfuneralservice.com. Bassett Funeral Service in Bassett is serving the Smith family.
Mr. James Randolph Shelor, 78, of Stuart, passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at Wake Forest University Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C. He was born in Meadows of Dan on July 30, 1937 to the late Jesse Judson Shelor and Clarice Blackard Shelor. In addition to his parents, Mr. Shelor was preceded in death by two brothers, Joe Shelor and Paul Shelor; and two sisters, Lucille Shelor Shough and Mary Elizabeth Shelor Wood. He retired as Vice-President of Crestar Bank after 35 years in banking. He was a founding member and deacon of Grace Baptist Church. He also served with the Gideons for over 20 years.Mr. Shelor is survived by his wife of 55 years, Glenna Clay Shelor of the home; three children, Amy Kathryn Shelor of Meadows of Dan, Melinda Shelor Burchard and husband, Jonathan of Mechanicsburg, Pa., Clay Shelor and wife, Pamela of Cary, N.C.; ten grandchildren, Jessica Lynn Clark, Sarah Kathryn Clark, John Owen Burchard, Rachel Elizabeth Freed and husband, Matthew, David Carlton Burchard, Noah Clay Burchard and wife, Jenna, Morgan Rose Shelor, Dayne Owen Shelor, Charis Leone Shelor, Jamie Renee Shelor; two great-grandchildren, Sonya Jpusa Freed, Maple Eyre Freed; a sister, Alda Irma Shelor Stanley of Stuart; and several nieces and nephews.Funeral services for Mr. Shelor will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at Grace Baptist Church with Pastor Mark Elkins officiating. Burial will follow in Meadows of Dan Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Moody Funeral Home in Stuart and at other times at the home. If desired, memorials may be made to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 921, Stuart, Va. 24171, or to Grace Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1108, Stuart, Va. 24171. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.moodyfuneralservices.com.
Jerry Ballard, 82, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2016. A Graveside Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, August 1, 2016, at Old Dominion Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Oakey's East Chapel, 540-977-3909.
Sallie (Bertha) Clingenpeel, 91, of Rocky Mount, passed away Friday, July 29, 2016. Funeral Service will be noon Monday, August 1, 2016, at Gogginsville United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.