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Sunday 08/02/2015
Akers, Jane Dodson

Martha (Jane) Dodson Akers, 81, of Salem, left this world...

Day, Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley Day, of Roanoke County, Va., departed this...

Elmore, Roger Sherwood

Roger Sherwood Elmore passed away peacefully at home on T...

FiGart, William G.

William G. "Billy" FiGart, 77, of Vinton, passe...

Fulcher, Mabel Katherine Howell

Mabel Katherine Howell Fulcher, 92, of Roanoke passed awa...

Hale, Althama

Althama Hale, 90, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Thursda...

Long, William W.

William W. Long (Butch/Shu Shu), 68, of Salem, went to be...

McCarthy, Shelby Law

Shelby Law McCarthy, 76, born in Rocky Mount, Va., passed...

Musselwhite, Frances Gates

Frances Gates Musselwhite of Roanoke, Va., received her f...

Snider, Howard L.

Howard L. Snider, longtime resident of Salem, Va., passed...

Saturday 08/01/2015
Corron, Lolene Hodges

Lolene Hodges Corron, 84, of Moneta, Va., died on Friday,...

Dyer, Donnie Ray

Donnie Ray Dyer, 81 years and 7 months, of Roanoke County...

Fulcher, Mabel Katherine Howell

Mabel Katherine Howell Fulcher, 92, of Roanoke, Va., pass...

Overfelt, Gloria Patsel

Gloria Patsel Overfelt, 67, of Roanoke, Va., went to her ...

Perfater, Evelyn Elizabeth Linkous

Evelyn Elizabeth Linkous Perfater, 93, of Merrimac, Va., ...

Smith, Pearline Gwen Young

Pearline Gwen Young Smith, 82, of Pulaski, Va., passed aw...

Tripp, William Everett

William Everett Tripp, 87, of New Castle, Va., went to hi...

Friday 07/31/2015
Craig, Mildred Thompson

Mildred Thompson Craig, 88, of West Minister Village, Spa...

Fleming, James Richmond

James Richmond Fleming, 83, of Roanoke, Va., went to be w...

Hartley, Albert John

Albert John Hartley, 48, of Rockville, Md., died from com...

Obituaries in the News

Tuesday 06/16/2015
Edward Honaker, freed from prison in groundbreaking case based on DNA testing, dies at 65

Edward Honaker, convicted in 1985 of a rape he did not co...

Thursday 05/21/2015
Football official from Roanoke County remembered for 50 years of service and decades of friendship

Monty Williams officiated football games in the Southern Conference for 35 years and spent 15 more as an observer.

Friday 04/24/2015
Roanoke Country DJ 'Swifty' Gillock dies at 73

For George Lee “Swifty” Gillock, country music was number...

Friday 04/03/2015
Aspiring singer gave up musical life for family

Donna Dean, who died aged 66, was a former WSLS weather personality

In Memory

Sunday 08/02/2015
Culverhouse, Jeffrey L.

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Recent Obituaries

Sunday 08/02/2015
Akers, Jane Dodson

Martha (Jane) Dodson Akers, 81, of Salem, left this world...

Alderman, Virginia Bedsaul

Virginia Bedsaul Alderman, 83, of Woodlawn, passed away F...

Blackburn, Samuel Harvey

Samuel "Sam" Harvey Blackburn, 82, of Glasgow, ...

Blane, Watkins Judson

Watkins Judson Blane, 98, of Roanoke, passed away Saturda...

Broussard, Daniel

Daniel Broussard, 61, of Glen Lyn, passed away Saturday, ...

Carter, Bonnie Anne

Bonnie Anne Carter, 65, of Pearisburg, departed this life...

Day, Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley Day, of Roanoke County, Va., departed this...

Duncan, Bittle Joe

Bittle Joe Duncan, 81, of Newport, died Saturday, August ...

Duncan, Nancy A.

Nancy A. Duncan, 81, of Roanoke, passed away peacefully o...

Elmore, Roger Sherwood

Roger Sherwood Elmore passed away peacefully at home on T...

Estes, Dorothy F.

Mrs. Dorothy Finney Estes, 88, of Martinsville, departed ...

FiGart, William G.

William G. "Billy" FiGart, 77, of Vinton, passe...

Fowler, James L.

James L. Fowler, 75, of Blacksburg, died on Thursday, Jul...

Fulcher, Mabel Katherine Howell

Mabel Katherine Howell Fulcher, 92, of Roanoke passed awa...

Gaskins, Shirley Boyd

Shirley Boyd Gaskins, 79, of Marion, passed away Friday, ...

Hale, Althama

Althama Hale, 90, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Thursda...

Hale, Brenda Louise Torrence

Brenda Louise Torrence Hale, 66, of Roanoke, passed away ...

Ham, Dennis Eugene

Dennis Eugene Ham, 48, of Blue Ridge, went to be with his...

Hartman, Lewis Odell

Lewis O. Hartman, 89, of Salem, died Wednesday, July 29, ...

Howard, Ronnie Dean

Ronnie Dean Howard, 56, of Bassett, passed away Friday, J...

Hurt, Frances L.

Frances L. (Peggy) Hurt, 91, of Salem, passed away peacef...

James, Virginia G.

Virginia G. James, 82, of Fries, passed away Friday, July...

Long, William W.

William W. Long (Butch/Shu Shu), 68, of Salem, went to be...

Martin Jr., Herbert Lincoln

Herbert Lincoln Martin Jr., 67, of Reno, Nev., passed awa...

Martin, Brenda Faye

Brenda Faye Martin, 61, of Newport, passed away, Thursday...

McCarthy, Shelby Jean Law

Shelby Jean Law McCarthy, 76, of Roanoke, passed away Jul...

McCarthy, Shelby Law

Shelby Law McCarthy, 76, born in Rocky Mount, Va., passed...

McGuire, Kyle Daniel

Kyle Daniel McGuire (Danny) (Goose), 60, was called home ...

McPeak, Donald Luther

Donald Luther McPeak, 78, of Social Circle, Ga., and form...

Murray, Marjorie Louise Vaughn Witt

Marjorie Louise Vaughn Witt Murray, 75, of Bedford, passe...

Musselwhite, Frances Gates

Frances Gates Musselwhite of Roanoke, Va., received her f...

Perfater, Evelyn Elizabeth Linkous

Evelyn Elizabeth Linkous Perfater, 93, of Merrimac, Va., ...

Price, Barbara Ella

Barbara Ella Price, 77, of Roanoke, Va., and formerly of ...

Quesenberry, Mary E.

Mary E. Quesenberry, 95, of Hillsville, passed away Satur...

Quesenberry, Mary F. Estes

Mary F. Estes Quesenberry, 91, of Radford, Va., passed aw...

Saunders, Myrtle Frances Brown

Myrtle Frances Brown Saunders, 93, of Thaxton, passed awa...

Shelton Sr., Edward Carlin

Edward Carlin Shelton, Sr. 82, of Elliston and formerly o...

Smith, Pearline Gwen Young

Smith Pearline Gwen Young Pearline Gwen Young Smith, 82, ...

Snider, Howard L.

Howard L. Snider, longtime resident of Salem, Va., passed...

Tardy, David J.

David J. Tardy, 66, of Lexington, died Saturday, August 1...

Thierry, Roy A.

Roy A. Thierry of Boones Mill, died at age 61 at his home...

Tripp, William Everett

William Everett Tripp, 87, of New Castle, Va., passed awa...

Webb, Clark

Clark Webb, 65, of Blacksburg, passed away Saturday, July...

Weddle, Guida

Guida Weddle, 77, of Floyd, passed away Saturday, August ...

Wells, Peter R.

Peter R. (Pete) Wells, 57, of Rome, Ga., and formerly of ...

Whorley, Roger Dale

Roger Dale Whorley, 59, of Ridgeway, died Saturday, Augus...

Saturday 08/01/2015
Callahan, Robert Edwin

Robert Edwin Callahan, 71, of Max Meadows, Va., died Thur...

Canfield, Brian Eric

Brian Eric Canfield, 56, of New Castle, went to the light...

Christman, James Kyle

James Kyle Christman, 69, of Galax, Va., passed away Thur...

Corron, Lolene Hodges

Lolene Hodges Corron, 84, of Moneta, Va., died on Friday,...

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