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Sunday 01/25/2015
Bowles, Reba Ingram

Reba Ingram Bowles 94, of Roanoke went to be with the Lor...

Brown, Ruby Mae Thomas

Ruby Mae Thomas Brown, 93, of the Boreauger Community of ...

Bushnell, Marni

Marni Bushnell was a kind, gracious and elegant woman. Sh...

Fitzgerald, Ralph Clarke

Ralph Clarke Fitzgerald, 80, of Roanoke, Va., passed away...

Hicks, Mary Ellen

Mary Ellen Hicks, 77, of Salem, Va., passed away peaceful...

Hurt, Stanley Robert

Stanley Robert Hurt, 90, passed away on Friday, January 2...

Ireland, Penny McKee

Penny McKee Ireland passed away on Friday, January 23, 20...

Lafon, Mildred Josephine

Mildred Josephine (Jo) Lafon, 78, of Pearisburg, Va., dep...

Perdue, Bernard Leon

Bernard Leon (Bunny) Perdue, 72, of Blacksburg, Va., depa...

Perdue, Edith S.

Edith S. Perdue, 92, of Mt. Airy, N.C., and formerly of B...

Pugh, Garland Lee

Garland Lee Pugh, 87, of Oak Hill, W.Va., died on Thursda...

Shelton, Doris Hutcherson

Doris Hutcherson Shelton, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on...

Webb, Darlo S.

Darlo S. Webb, 81, of Morrisville, N.C., died on January ...

Weeks, Reva Wade

                                          "I want to...

Saturday 01/24/2015
Arnold, Virginia Lee Jones

Virginia Lee Jones Arnold, 76, of Wytheville, the Piney c...

Blankenship, Frances E.

Frances E. Blankenship, 79, of Roanoke, died suddenly Thu...

Counsell, Helen Marie

Helen Marie Counsell, 82, of Roanoke, passed away on Mond...

Hamill, Willard D.

Willard D. Hamill, 82, of Roanoke, Va., went to be with t...

Johnson, W. Gordon

W. Gordon Johnson, 85, of Vinton, Va., went to be with th...

Larman, Benjamin Kelly

Benjamin Kelly Larman, 70, of Christiansburg, passed away...

Obituaries in the News

Friday 01/23/2015
Roanoke's first black judge was known for his maverick spirit

The man charged with drinking in public offered up a curi...

Monday 01/19/2015
Sound engineer brought quality to music and shared his knowledge

Howard Beasley, a former studio owner, mixed sound and provided P.A. for many area acts

Tuesday 01/13/2015
Cabell Brand, dead at 91, was titan of business and philanthopy

On Friday, Cabell Brand was commanding the room at a part...

Sunday 01/11/2015
Virginian Review publisher Horton Beirne dies at 67

Like his grandfather and father before him, Horton Beirne...

Recent Obituaries

Sunday 01/25/2015
Atherton Jr., Samuel H.

Samuel H. Atherton Jr., 88, of Roanoke, Va., passed away ...

Bailey, Dickie W.

Dickie W. Bailey, 65, of Fincastle, Va., passed away Mond...

Blankenship, Frances E.

Frances E. Blankenship, 79, of Roanoke, passed away Thurs...

Booe, Veronica S.

Veronica S. Booe, 30, of Rocky Mount, Va., passed away Fr...

Bowles, Reba Ingram

Reba Ingram Bowles 94, of Roanoke went to be with the Lor...

Brown, Jim and Marguerite

Jim and MargueriteBrownOur parents' 100th birthdays would...

Brown, Ruby Mae Thomas

Ruby Mae Thomas Brown, 93, of the Boreauger Community of ...

Bushnell, Marni

Marni Bushnell was a kind, gracious and elegant woman. Sh...

Carter, Lena Graham

Lena Graham Carter, of Roanoke, Va., passed away Friday, ...

Clark, Deborah Kay

Deborah Kay Clark, 61, of Goodview, Va., passed away Satu...

Dillon, Jeannie Southern

Dillon Jeannie SouthernJeannie Southern Dillon, 58, of Ro...

Durrance, Mary Jane

Mary Jane Durrance, 81, of Abingdon, passed away Monday, ...

Fitzgerald, Ralph Clarke

Ralph Clarke Fitzgerald, 80, of Roanoke, Va., passed away...

Hall, Charlie w.

HallCharlie W.Charlie W. Hall, 96, of Hillsville, passed ...

Hamill, Willard D.

Willard D. Hamill, 82, of Roanoke, Va., passed away Wedne...

Harris Jr., George Wendall

George Wendall Harris Jr., 78, of Roanoke, Va., passed aw...

Harrison, Edith May

Harrison Edith MayEdith May Harrison, 79, of Roanoke went...

Hicks, Mary Ellen

Mary Ellen Hicks, 77, of Salem, Va., passed away peaceful...

Higgins, Anna Jane Spangler

Anna Jane Spangler Higgins, 85, of Clifton Forge, died Th...

Huffman, Shelby Horne

Shelby Horne Huffman, 73, of Roanoke, passed away on Frid...

Hurt, Stanley Robert

Stanley Robert Hurt, 90, passed away on Friday, January 2...

Ireland, Penny McKee

Penny McKee Ireland passed away on Friday, January 23, 20...

Kavanaugh, David Paul

David Paul Kavanaugh, 83, died December 31, 2014 in Charl...

Lafon, Mildred Josephine

Mildred Josephine (Jo) Lafon, 78, of Pearisburg, Va., dep...

Love, Ruby M.

Ruby M. Love, 95, of Roanoke and Caroline County, went to...

Mastenbrook, Shirley Ann

Shirley Ann Mastenbrook, 85, of Blacksburg, formerly of C...

Mitchell, Janie Rosetta Nunn

Janie Rosetta Nunn Mitchell, 93, of Pulaski, passed away ...

Perdue, Bernard Leon

Bernard Leon (Bunny) Perdue, 72, of Blacksburg, Va., depa...

Perdue, Edith S.

Edith S. Perdue, 92, of Mt. Airy, N.C., and formerly of B...

Pugh, Garland Lee

Garland Lee Pugh, 87, of Oak Hill, W.Va., died on Thursda...

Reid, Michael Wade

Michael Wade Reid, 56, of Roanoke, Va., passed away Janua...

Shelton, Doris Hutcherson

Doris Hutcherson Shelton, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on...

Shepherd, Ruby Virginia Davis

Ruby Virginia Davis Shepherd, 92, of Roanoke, Va., passed...

Siegel, Penny

Penny Siegel, 71, of Roanoke, Va., died Wednesday, Januar...

Simmons, Lula Mae

Lula Mae Simmons, 82, of Pulaski, passed away Friday, Jan...

Smith, Robert Anthony

Robert (Bobby) Anthony Smith, 54, of Troutville, entered ...

Stanley, Mary Youngblood

Mary Youngblood Stanley, 73, of Fries, died Friday, Janua...

Stephens, Mary Nolen

Stephens Mary NolenMary Nolen Stephens , 91, of Penhook, ...

Vaughn, Johnny B.

Johnny B. Vaughn, 89, of Martinsville, Va., died Friday, ...

Webb, Darlo S.

Darlo S. Webb, 81, of Morrisville, N.C., died on January ...

Weeks, Reva Wade

                                          "I want to...

Weiss, Veronica Ann

Veronica Ann (Uga) Weiss, of Roanoke, passed away Thursda...

Wilbourne Jr., Vernon H.

Wilbourne Jr. Vernon H.Vernon H. Wilbourne, Jr. 89, of Sa...

Wright, Gracie Martin

Gracie Martin Wright, 97, of Bedford, Va., passed away Th...

Young, Fannie Jane

Fannie Jane Young, 85, of Rocky Mount, passed away Thursd...

Saturday 01/24/2015
Araneo, Theda

Theda (Logan) Araneo, 91, of Union, N.J., died Wednesday,...

Arnold, Virginia Lee Jones

Virginia Lee Jones Arnold, 76, of Wytheville, the Piney c...

Barker, Bonnie

Bonnie Barker, 89, of Marion, passed away Wednesday, Janu...

Blankenship, Frances E.

Frances E. Blankenship, 79, of Roanoke, died suddenly Thu...

Bowles, Reba Ingram

Reba Ingram Bowles, 94, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday,...

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