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Friday 03/06/2015
Bekius, Joseph Edward

Joseph Edward Bekius, LTC retired USAF, 91, of Salem, pas...

Boothe, Ernestine Eaton

Ernestine Eaton Boothe, 91, passed away Tuesday evening, ...

Bray, Charlie

Charlie Bray, 93, of Hardy, passed away at home on Monday...

Brennan, James Paul

James Paul Brennan, 67, of Floyd, Va., passed away on Wed...

Brumfield, Sam Dennis

Sam Dennis Brumfield, 79, of Brights, Va., passed away on...

Byrd, R. Glenn

R. Glenn Byrd, 64, of Salem, went home to be with the Lor...

Eanes, Rose Marie

Rose Marie Eanes, 56, of Elliston, Va., went to be with t...

Hale, James Lewis

James Lewis Hale, 64, of Roanoke, Va., died on Wednesday,...

James, Etta Kaye

Etta Kaye James, 52, of Vinton, Va., passed away on Wedne...

Moyer, Lois Joann

Lois Joann (Blake) Moyer of Roanoke, Va., slipped the bon...

Nunley, Eleanor Rose Myers

Eleanor Rose Myers Nunley, 89, of Salem, went to sing in ...

Thomas, Edna

Edna Thomas, 95, of Roanoke, Va., died on Wednesday, Febr...

Thursday 03/05/2015
Blaney, Alfred Loard

Alfred Loard (Sneaky) Blaney, 73, of Roanoke, Va., passed...

Breakell, Robert Watkinson

Robert Watkinson (Bob) Breakell, 60, of Roanoke, Va., die...

Buckmaster, Samantha Jane

Samantha Jane Buckmaster, 19 months, of Callao, Va., pass...

Franklin, Tommy H.

Tommy H. Franklin, 71, of Salem, Va., passed away on Tues...

Hackett, William Howard

William Howard (Bill) Hackett, 84, of Rocky Mount, Va., p...

Hartman, Thomas E.

Thomas E. (Tom) Hartman, 69, of Roanoke, Va., went to be ...

Helmer, David George

David George Helmer, 72, a retired Norfolk Southern Execu...

Hoover, Kenneth John

Kenneth John Hoover, 66, formerly of Philadelphia, Pa., a...

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

Friday 03/06/2015
Armstrong, Carl David

Carl David (Cotton) Armstrong, 77, of Marion, Va., passed...

Beal, Tom M.

Tom M. Beal, 91, of Fieldale, Va., died Wednesday, March ...

Bekius, Joseph Edward

Joseph Edward Bekius, LTC retired USAF, 91, of Salem, pas...

Blaney, Alfred Loard

Alfred Loard (Sneaky) Blaney, 73, of Roanoke, Va., passed...

Boothe, Ernestine Eaton

Ernestine Eaton Boothe, 91, passed away Tuesday evening, ...

Bray, Charlie

Charlie Bray, 93, of Hardy, passed away at home on Monday...

Brennan, James Paul

James Paul Brennan, 67, of Floyd, Va., passed away on Wed...

Brumfield, Sam Dennis

Sam Dennis Brumfield, 79, of Brights, Va., passed away on...

Buckmaster, Samantha Jane

Samantha Jane Buckmaster, 19 month old daughter of Laura ...

Byrd, R. Glenn

R. Glenn Byrd, 64, of Salem, went home to be with the Lor...

Calfee, William A.

William A. (Bill) Calfee, 98, of Wytheville, Va., passed ...

Campbell, Pearl Ann Hartless

Pearl Ann Hartless Campbell, 86, of Montvale, Va., passed...

Catron Sr., Mickey McKinley

Mickey McKinley Catron Sr., 72, of Gretna, passed away We...

Clark, Kevin Jerome

Kevin Jerome Clark, 42, of Roanoke, Va., passed away Febr...

Curtis, Lullaby Edwards

Lullaby Edwards Curtis, 100, of Roanoke, Va., passed away...

DeLargy, Charles Joseph

Charles Joseph DeLargy, 71, of Rocky Mount, passed away S...

Eanes, Rose Marie

Rose Marie Eanes, 56, of Elliston, Va., went to be with t...

Flugrath, Marion

Marion Flugrath, 88, of Christiansburg, passed away Monda...

Franklin Jr., Thomas H.

Thomas H. Franklin Jr., 71, of Salem, Va., passed away Tu...

Hackett, William Howard

William Howard (Bill) Hackett, 84, of Rocky Mount, Va., p...

Hale, James Lewis

James Lewis Hale, 64, of Roanoke, Va., died on Wednesday,...

Hall, Louis David

Louis David Hall, 79, of Stoneville, Va., passed away Wed...

Hart, Roger Lee

Roger Lee Hart of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Monday, Ma...

Hartman, Thomas E.

Thomas E. (Tom) Hartman, 69, of Roanoke, Va., passed away...

Helmer, David George

David George Helmer, 72, of Roanoke, Va., passed away Feb...

James, Etta Kaye

Etta Kaye James, 52, of Vinton, Va., passed away on Wedne...

Lowman, Stella Louise Unroe

Stella Louise Unroe Lowman, 88, of Clifton Forge, Va., di...

Madden, Harrington J.

Harrington J. Madden, 89, of Fincastle, formerly of Mills...

Manning, Tonya Inez

Tonya Inez Manning, 34, of Bent Mountain, passed away Sun...

Martin, Patricia W.

Patricia W. Martin, 60, of Fieldale, Va., passed away Wed...

Metheny, Mary Catherine Garnand

Mary Catherine Garnand (Cathy) Metheny, 52, of Bedford Co...

Miller, Jennifer A.

Jennifer A. Miller, 40, of Rocky Mount, passed away Tuesd...

Moyer, Lois Joann

Lois Joann (Blake) Moyer of Roanoke, Va., slipped the bon...

Mullins, Sterling O.

Sterling O. Mullins, 75, of Stuart, passed away Wednesday...

Murphy Jr., Troy Franklin

Troy Franklin Murphy Jr., of Fries, passed away Wednesday...

Muse, Gregory

Gregory Muse, 48, of Roanoke, Va., passed away March 3, 2...

Neel, Amy Lynn Pack

PackAmy LynnAmy Lynn Pack, 53, of Rich Creek, Va., passed...

Nester, Larry Edward

Larry Edward Nester, 68, of Hillsville, passed away Wedne...

Nunley, Eleanor Rose Myers

Eleanor Rose Myers Nunley, 89, of Salem, went to sing in ...

Pack, Kristen Elaine

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Pedigo, Mary Lee Deyerle

Mary Lee Deyerle Pedigo, 76, of Union Hall, Va., passed a...

Peterson, Sarah Scott Cheek

Sarah Scott Cheek Peterson, 59, of Roanoke, Va., died Wed...

Quisenberry, Mary Adeline H.

Mary Adeline H. Quisenberry, 89, of Woolwine, passed away...

Reedy, John Herman

John Herman Reedy, 67, of Draper, Va., passed away Tuesda...

Releford, Arlie Rachel

Arlie Rachel Releford, 66, of Rocky Mount, passed away Se...

Scott, V. Virginia

V. Virginia Scott, 93, of Vinton, Va., passed away Thursd...

Shaffer, Harold Lee

Harold Lee Shaffer, 87, of Vinton, Va., passed away Thurs...

Sink, Virginia Plunkett

Virginia Plunkett Sink, 96, of Roanoke, Va., died Wednesd...

Smith, Pattie Opal

Pattie Opal Smith, of Vinton, Va., passed away Sunday, Ma...

Staples, Deborah Adahno Williams

Deborah Adahno Williams Staples, 54, of Roanoke, Va., pas...

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