We had a great response from our communities this year. Thank you for telling us about THE BEST OF the New River Valley. You’ll see some old favorites as well as some surprises. Results are below, as well as a link to the e-Edition of the Best Of NRV publication.
SWoCO, So Salem and Botetourt View readers will see results in special sections published this Wednesday.
Lois Pauline Owens Myers, 94, of Pulaski, died early Monday morning , May 25, 2015, at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence "Curly" Myers; her parents, James Henry Owens and Mary Catherine Tolbert Owens; her brother, Clinton Owens; her sisters, Elizabeth Black, and Rita Green; and her special friend and bowling partner, Alta Marie Lovern. She was a longtime member of the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Pulaski.Surviving are a number of nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews; and great-great nieces and nephews.A graveside service will be held Thursday, May 28, 2015, at 2 p.m. from the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin with the Rev. Don Sizemore officiating. Visiting will be Wednesday, May 27, 2015, evening from Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski where the family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family wishes memorials be made to the Aldersgate U.M.C. Bobwhite Blvd. Pulaski, VA. 24301.Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.
Helen Spence Rowe, 88, of Roanoke, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015. Memorial services will be Noon Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at Simpson Funeral Home and Crematory, 540-366-0707.
Virginia Margaret Fridley (Toad) Wilmer, 88, of Clifton Forge, died Monday, May 25, 2015. Arrangements by Nicely Funeral Home.
Susan Patricia (Pat) Boothe, 86, of Floyd, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at Gardner Funeral Home.