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Wednesday 07/23/2014
AGEE, Hattie

AGEE Hattie Susan Frances Spencer Hattie Susan Frances Sp...

FOSTER, Leslie

FOSTER Leslie Countiss Leslie Countiss Foster, 65, of Roa...

GALLIMORE, Cornelia

GALLIMORE Cornelia Brittina Cornelia Brittina Gallimore p...

HAWLEY, Ralph

HAWLEY Ralph Ralph (Wayne) Hawley, 66, of Pulaski, passed...

Tuesday 07/22/2014
AUSTIN, Eric

AUSTIN Eric Daniel Eric Daniel Austin, 22, of Salem, pass...

BOLLING, Eunice

BOLLING Eunice Burnette Eunice Burnette Bolling, 84, of B...

MANNING, Linville

MANNING Linville Philip After squeezing every bit of joy,...

Sunday 07/20/2014
Clifford, Ronald

Clifford Ronald Stephen Ron Clifford, 65, of Blacksburg, ...

HILL, Ronald

HILL Ronald D. Ronald D. Hill, 66, of 3014 Lynrock Ct. Da...

Huffman, Nola

HUFFMAN Nola Brown Nola Brown Huffman, 88, of Roanoke, fo...

Lawrence, William

LAWRENCE William McKinley Sr. William McKinley Lawrence, ...

SARVER, Clyde

SARVER Clyde G. Clyde G. Sarver, 78, of New Castle, went ...

SMITHSON, Rodney

SMITHSON Rodney Gene Sr. Rodney Gene Smithson Sr., 55, of...

Stevens, Duane

STEVENS Duane Bennett On the morning of July 18, 2014, Du...

Saturday 07/19/2014
FRANKLIN, Martha Barksdale

FRANKLIN Martha Barksdale Carter Martha Barksdale Carter ...

LAPRADE, Rayella

LAPRADE Rayella Rayella LaPrade, 87, of Roanoke, passed a...

Friday 07/18/2014
ADAMS, Thomas

ADAMS Thomas Milton Mr. Thomas Milton Adams, 94, of Chest...

CLARKE, Eliza

CLARKE Eliza Gravely Eliza Gravely Clarke, age 67, transi...

FLINCHUM, Nora Lena

FLINCHUM Nora Lena Smith Nora Lena Smith Flinchum, 91, of...

GRAY, Ruby

GRAY Ruby M. Ruby M. "Ma" Gray, age 97, of Floy...

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

Wednesday 07/23/2014
AGEE, Hattie

AGEE Hattie Susan Frances Spencer Hattie Susan Frances Sp...

ARRITT, Mary Marshall

ARRITT Mary Marshall Martin Mary Marshall Martin Arritt, ...

ATKINS, Joel

ATKINS Joel Kirby Joel Kirby Atkins, 48, of Endicott, pas...

AUSTIN, Eric

AUSTIN Eric Daniel Eric Daniel Austin, 22, of Salem, pass...

BERRY, Mary Elizabeth

BERRY Mary Elizabeth Miller Mary Elizabeth MiIler Berry, ...

BOLLING, Eunice

BOLLING Eunice Burnette Eunice Burnette Bolling, 84, of B...

BOOTH, Karen Frances

BOOTH Karen Frances Young Karen Frances Young Booth, 69, ...

BUCKNER, Lewis

BUCKNER Lewis DeVonne Lewis DeVonne Buckner, 81, of Roano...

DAUEL, Keith

DAUEL Keith Richard Keith Richard Dauel, 44, of Pulaski, ...

DAVIS, Virginia

DAVIS Virginia Songer Virginia Songer Davis, 73, of Salem...

DUNAGAN, Enoch

DUNAGAN Enoch S. Sr. Enoch S. (Buster) Dunagan Sr., 80, o...

ELMORE, Dorothy

ELMORE Dorothy Curley Dorothy Curley Elmore, of Blacksbur...

FOSTER, Leslie

FOSTER Leslie Countiss Leslie Countiss Foster, 65, of Roa...

GALLIMORE, Cornelia

GALLIMORE Cornelia Brittina Cornelia Brittina Gallimore p...

GIVENS, Ralph

GIVENS Ralph Lugar Ralph Lugar Givens, 89, of Narrows, we...

GLIMER, Thomas

GLIMER Thomas Edward Jr. Thomas Edward Glimer, Jr., 89, o...

GRAHAM, Robert

GRAHAM Robert Lee Robert Lee Graham, age 74, of Blacksbur...

HARLESS, JoAnn

HARLESS JoAnn Dunn JoAnn Dunn Harless, 51, of Rich Creek,...

HAWLEY, Ralph

HAWLEY Ralph Ralph (Wayne) Hawley, 66, of Pulaski, passed...

HELTON, Richard

HELTON Richard F. Richard F. (Rick) Helton, 67, of Roanok...

HODGES, Isabelle

HODGES Isabelle Isabelle Hodges, 89, of Rocky Mount, pass...

HOLLAND, Giles Otey

In Loving Memory of Giles Otey Holland 7/23/1920 ~ 2/26/2...

KANODE, Charles

KANODE Charles Willard Charles Willard Kanode, age 95, of...

LAWLESS, Dolores

LAWLESS Dolores O. Dolores O. Lawless, 66, of Roanoke, pa...

MARSHALL, Kelly

MARSHALL Kelly Floyd Kelly Floyd Marshall, 41, of Pulaski...

MOEDE, Shirley

MOEDE Shirley Moore Shirley Moore Moede, 63, of Blacksbur...

MORAN, Elsie

MORAN Elsie Funks Elsie Funks Moran, 79, of Pulaski, pass...

MOREFIELD, J.D.

MOREFIELD J.D. Mr. J.D. Morefield, age 65, a well-known r...

McBRIDE, Allen

McBRIDE Allen Ray Allen Ray McBride, 62, of Roanoke died ...

PARKS, Carson

PARKS Carson C.L. Carson C.L. Parks, 69, of Roanoke, pass...

PURDY, Emilie Agnes

PURDY Emilie Agnes Long Emilie Agnes Long Purdy, 92, of R...

REYES, Mike

REYES Mike G. Jr. Mike G. Reyes Jr., 56, of Roanoke, died...

RUSS, Robert

RUSS Robert George Robert George Russ, 75, of Vinton, pas...

SCHAFFER, Gladys Marguerite

SCHAFFER Gladys Marguerite Conner Gladys Marguerite Conne...

SIMMONS, Bonnie

SIMMONS Bonnie Morris Bonnie Morris Simmons, 59, of Chris...

THOMPSON, Dewayne

In Loving Memory of Dewayne "BOO" THOMPSON Toda...

TUCK, Carl

TUCK Carl B. Carl B. Tuck, 77, of Roanoke, passed away on...

WALDRON, Melvin

WALDRON Melvin W. Melvin W. Waldron, 92, of Roanoke, pass...

WILLIAMSON, Homer

WILLIAMSON Homer Brewbaker Homer Brewbaker Williamson, 92...

YAGER, Peggy

YAGER Peggy Jo Peggy Jo Yager, 76, of Roanoke, died Monda...

Tuesday 07/22/2014
AUSTIN, Eric

AUSTIN Eric Daniel Eric Daniel Austin, 22, of Salem, pass...

BAGNOLIE, Robert

BAGNOLI Robert E. Robert E. Bagnoli, 90, of Daleville, di...

BECKNER, Frances L.

BECKNER Frances L. Frances L. Beckner, 88, of Vinton, die...

BECKNER, Virginia

BECKNER Virginia Hodges Virginia Hodges Beckner, 66, of H...

BOLLING, Eunice

BOLLING Eunice Burnette Eunice Burnette Bolling, 84, of B...

BOOTH, Karen

BOOTH Karen Frances Young Karen Frances Young Booth, 69, ...

BYRD, Donald

BYRD Donald W. Donald Wayne Byrd, 70, of Big Pine Key, Fl...

CROWDER, Suzanne

CROWDER Suzanne Mary Berry Suzanne (Susie) Mary Berry Cro...

DAUEL, Keith

DAUEL Keith Richard Keith Richard Dauel, 44, of Pulaski, ...

DeBerry, Ernestine

DeBERRY Ernestine Foy Ernestine Foy DeBerry, of Roanoke, ...

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