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Tuesday 09/23/2014
Cox, Virginia S.

Virginia S. Cox,our beloved mother suddenly was called to...

Kinnear, Jean L.

Jean L. Kinnear, 68, died quietly on Wednesday morning, S...

Morgan, Michael L.

Michael L. Morgan, of Roanoke, went home to our Lord Mond...

Winstead, Betty Jane

Betty Jane Winstead, 79, of Salem, was called into Heaven...

Wolford, James W.

James W. (Jim) Wolford,72, of Rural Retreat, Va., passed ...

Sunday 09/21/2014
Amnott, Jane Rambeau Holmes

Jane Rambeau Holmes Amnott, 93, of Bedford, passed away o...

Snider, Betty C.

Betty C. Snider, 85, of Roanoke, and formerly of Wythevil...

Saturday 09/20/2014
Maybush, Thomas Gregory

Thomas Gregory (Greg) Maybush, 46, of Elliston, passed aw...

Friday 09/19/2014
Clark, Ann Elizabeth Reynolds

Ann Elizabeth Reynolds Clark, of Lexington, died on Thurs...

Jones, Mary Lou

Mary Lou Jones, 79, of Pearisburg, Va., passed away on We...

Kelley, Michael Raymond

Captain Michael Raymond Kelley (Ret. United States Coast ...

Turner, Billie Sue

Billie Sue Turner, 85, of Rich Creek, Va., passed away pe...

Vance, Edward (Eddie)

Edward (Eddie) Vance, a long-time resident of Christiansb...

White, Staris Hudson

Staris Hudson White, 50, of Roanoke, departed this life o...

Thursday 09/18/2014
Brown, Donald Lee

Donald Lee Brown, 62, of Roanoke, passed away Monday, Sep...

Kelly, Terry Wayne

Terry Wayne Kelly, 62, of Buchanan, passed away Tuesday, ...

Mitchell, John Marshall

John Marshall Mitchell, 84, formerly of Roanoke,recently ...

Osborne, Caroline

A true Renaissance woman, Caroline Osborne, of Taylorstow...

Weddle, Doras C.

Doras C. (Tomcat) Weddle, 74, of Roanoke, went to be with...

Wednesday 09/17/2014
Claybrook Sr., Jimmie Clifton

Jimmie Clifton Claybrook Sr., of Goodview, made his last ...

Obituaries in the News

Wednesday 05/28/2014
Maya Angelou touched lives in region

Poet, memoirist and professor Maya Angelou was remembered...

Thursday 05/22/2014
Friends aid with burial expenses for Tomasz Adamowicz

Tomasz Adamowicz was the sort of person who was always sm...

Monday 05/19/2014
Artist Harriet Stokes remembered for her mentoring

Though you could find her art all over the Roanoke Valley...

Monday 04/21/2014
Pioneer in fighting racial and social injustice, Wilma Warren dies

The woman responsible for bringing clean water to the rur...

Recent Obituaries

Tuesday 09/23/2014
Armistead, Thomas D.

Thomas D. Armistead, 66, of Roanoke, passed away Sunday, ...

Brewster, Betty Ann

Betty Ann Brewster, 77, of Rich Creek, passed away Saturd...

Cartwright, Harry Herbert

Harry Herbert Cartwright, 78, of Copper Hill, passed away...

Childers, Eleanor Bowen

Eleanor Bowen Childers, 74, of Penhook, passed away Sunda...

Conklin, Glen Ray

Glen Ray Conklin, 73, of Marion, passed away Monday, Sept...

Coulson, Earthel E.

Earthel E. Coulson, 93, of Hillsville, passed away Sunday...

Cox, Virginia S.

Virginia S. Cox,our beloved mother suddenly was called to...

Crotts, George Edward (Nick)

George Edward (Nick) Crotts 9/23/1929 ~ 10/12/2005 It doe...

Crouch, Barbara Mitchen

Barbara Mitchen Crouch, 81, of Huddleston, passed away Sa...

East, Ronald Eugene

Ronald Eugene East, 75, of Salem, passed away Saturday, S...

Epperson, Helen Rakes

Helen Rakes Epperson, 67, of Critz, passed away Saturday,...

Furey, Michael Joseph

Michael Joseph Furey, 85, of Blacksburg, passed away Sund...

Gardner, Darrell Barnett

Darrell Barnett Gardner ,67, of Pulaski passed away peace...

Hale, Eunice M.

Eunice M. Hale, 79, of Roanoke, passed away Monday Septem...

Horton, Alfred Isaac

Alfred Isaac Horton, 86, of Hillsville, passed away Sunda...

Hurd, Hildegard Laura

Hildegard Laura Hurd, 86, of Roanoke, passed away Saturda...

Kinnear, Jean L.

Jean L. Kinnear, 68, died quietly on Wednesday morning, S...

Kuehn, Lina

Lina Kuehn, 89, of Salem, passed away Sunday, September 2...

Layman, Julia Watkins

Julia Watkins Layman, 90, of Buchanan, passed away Monday...

Lineberry, Virginia

Virginia Lineberry, 83, of Dublin, passed away Sunday, Se...

McCormick, Emmett Claude

Emmett Claude McCormick, 76, of Altavista, passed away Sa...

Midkiff, Dennis Lee

Dennis Lee Midkiff, of Wytheville, went to be with the Lo...

Morgan, Michael L.

Michael L. Morgan, of Roanoke, went home to our Lord Mond...

Morris, Areta Morris

Areta Morris (Rita) Morris, 79, of Fairlawn, passed away ...

Myers, Kenneth Dale

Myers Kenneth Dale Kenneth Dale Myers, 52, of Ft. Wayne, ...

O¿Dell, Mary Leora Sweat

Mary Leora Sweat O'Dell, 79, of Pulaski, Virginia, return...

Paxton, Kevin Wayne

Kevin Wayne Paxton, 49, of Covington, passed away Saturda...

Perdue Jr., Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison Perdue Jr., 73, of Roanoke, passed away...

Rucker, Heather Elizabeth

Heather Elizabeth Rucker, 25, of Vinton, passed away Sund...

Smith, Matthew Howell

Matthew Howell "Hal" Smith, 51, of Christiansbu...

Thompson, Gladstone Rhea

Gladstone Rhea (Glad) Thompson, 92, of Covington, passed ...

Via, Emma Jean

Emma Jean Via, 87, of Roanoke went home to be with her He...

Whalen, Glen Okal

Glen Okal Whalen, 72, of Bassett, passed away Saturday, S...

Winstead, Betty Jane

Betty Jane Winstead, 79, of Salem, was called into Heaven...

Wise, Bessie Lee

Bessie Lee (Bootie) Wise, 90, of Troutville, passed away ...

Wolford, James W.

James W. (Jim) Wolford,72, of Rural Retreat, Va., passed ...

Young, John H.

John H. Young, 86, of Roanoke, passed away Sunday, Septem...

Monday 09/22/2014
Agee, Areta Morris

Areta "Rita" Morris Agee, 79, of Fairlawn, pass...

Atkins, Lora Jones

Lora Jones Atkins, 94, of Asheboro, N.C., formerly of Oak...

Barley, Gerald Lee

Gerald Lee Barley, 65, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, ...

Boyd, Thomas

Thomas (Pat) Boyd, 71, of Floyd, passed away Friday, Sept...

Brewster, Betty Ann

Betty Ann Brewster , 77, of Rich Creek , passed away Satu...

Cartwright, Harry Herbert

Harry Herbert Cartwright, 78, from Copper Hill passed awa...

Crouch, Barbara Mitchen

Barbara Mitchen Crouch, 81, of Huddleston, passed away, S...

East, Ronald Eugene

Ronald Eugene East, 75, of Salem, passed away Saturday, S...

Fain, Ralph J.

Ralph J. Fain, 76, of Stuart, passed away Saturday, Septe...

Hart III, James Potts

James (Jim) P. Hart, III, 81, passed away Saturday, Septe...

Hurd, Hildegard Laura

Hildegard Laura Hurd, 86, of Roanoke, passed away Saturda...

Johnson, Geraldine Pennington

Geraldine Pennington Johnson, 80, of Marion, passed away ...

Kirby, Piper Noelle

Piper Noelle Kirby, 1 month old infant, of Roanoke, passe...

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