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Monday 09/01/2014
Beamer, Carter W.

Carter W. Beamer,95, of Wytheville,died Saturday, August ...

Cassada Jr., William Abraham

Dr. William Abraham Cassada Jr., 86, known as "Bill&...

Wood Jr., John William

John William Wood Jr., 90, of Pearisburg, passed away Sun...

Sunday 08/31/2014
Foutz, Carol Joan

Carol Joan Foutz departed this life on Thursday, August 2...

Peery, Lewis William

Lewis William Peery, 93, of Roanoke, departed this life o...

Simmons, Terry W.

Terry W. Simmons, 66, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, A...

Weddle, Wilbur Curtis

Wilbur Curtis Weddle, 91, of Floyd, born March 23, 1923, ...

Williams, Carrie Mae

Carrie Mae Williams, 84, of Roanoke, passed away on Wedne...

Friday 08/29/2014
Freeman, Ethel H.

Ethel H. Freeman, 98, of Salem, Va., departed this life o...

Thursday 08/28/2014
Jones, Geneva B. Campbell

Geneva B. Campbell Jones, 87, of Roanoke, passed away on ...

Sifford, David Wayne

David Wayne Sifford, 44, of Radford, Va., passed away on ...

Staples, Paul Franklin

Paul Franklin Staples, 80, of Mount Pleasant, S.C., husba...

Wednesday 08/27/2014
Abbott, Don Carlos

Don Carlos Abbott, 83, of Roanoke, went to be with God on...

Banks, George Alvin

George Alvin Banks, 66, of Roanoke, passed away on Friday...

Bateman, Evelyn Gardner

Evelyn Gardner Bateman,84, of Rocky Mount, passed away on...

Bowman, Phebe Elizabeth Jamison

Phebe Elizabeth Jamison Bowman of Wirtz, daughter of Elme...

Dalton, Glenn Lee

Glenn Lee Dalton, 80, of Hillsville, went to be with the ...

Harder, Lucy Lee Brammer

Lucy Lee Brammer Harder died on August 22, 2014, at Moses...

McCracken, Joyce Marie Gilliam

Joyce Marie Gilliam McCracken, 67, of Lynchburg, passed a...

Perrin, Deana Ann Epperly

Deana Ann Epperly Perrin, 67, of Roanoke, passed away on ...

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

Monday 09/01/2014
Beamer, Carter W.

Carter W. Beamer,95, of Wytheville,died Saturday, August ...

Cash, Donna Marie Perrin

Donna Marie Perrin Cash, 64, of Vinton, passed away Thurs...

Cassada Jr., William Abraham

Dr. William Abraham Cassada Jr., 86, known as "Bill&...

Dalton, Sue Spraker

Sue Spraker Dalton, 98, of Ivanhoe, passed away August 29...

Damron, Frances

Frances Damron Whenever we are lonely or sad, we can look...

Dressler, Alexander Robert

Alexander Robert (Alex) Dressler, 23, of Millboro, died F...

Freeman, Ethel H.

Ethel H. Freeman, 98, of Salem, passed away August 26, 20...

Fugate, Elsie Dove

Fugate Elsie Dove Elsie Dove Fugate, 86, of Eggleston, wa...

Gilbert, Robert T.

Robert T. (Terry) Gilbert, 60, of Martinsville, died Satu...

Jones, Geneva B. Campbell

Geneva B. Campbell Jones, 87, of Roanoke, passed away Aug...

Kleinke, Pauline R.

Pauline R. Kleinke, 75, of Galax, passed away Sunday, Aug...

Lewis, Sandra

Sandra Lewis, 63, of Roanoke, passed away Saturday, Augus...

McIlwain Jr,, James Clyde

James Clyde (Mac) McIlwain Jr., 76, of Elliston, passed a...

Medley, Michael M.

Michael M. Medley, 55, of Newport, passed away Sunday, Au...

Moses-Bonniwell, Janice Rosanne

Janice Rosanne Moses-Bonniwell, 60, of Vinton, passed awa...

Parker Sr., Maynard L.

Parker Sr. Maynard L. Maynard L. Parker Sr., 82, of Trout...

Ratliff, Alfred Lee

Alfred Lee Ratliff, 88, of Copper Hill, passed away Satur...

Richards, Eldridge L.

Eldridge L. Richards, 84, of Salem, passed away Saturday,...

Simmons, Terry W.

Terry W. Simmons, 66, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, A...

Smith, Barbara J.

Barbara J. Smith, 75, of Christiansburg, passed away Sund...

Smith, Opelia Cox

Opelia Cox Smith, 68, of Claudville, died Saturday, Augus...

Strickland, Anne Garst

Anne Garst Strickland drifted peacefully off to heaven on...

Victorine, David Neil

David Neil Victorine, 56, of Roanoke, passed away Saturda...

Williams, Carrie Mae

Carrie Mae Williams, 84, of Roanoke, passed away August 2...

Wood Jr., John William

John William Wood Jr., 90, of Pearisburg, passed away Sun...

Sunday 08/31/2014
Albert, Ruth Gertrude

Ruth Gertrude Albert, 78, of Roanoke, passed away Wednesd...

Belcher, James Marvin

The family of James Marvin Belcher would like to thank ev...

Clifton, Sherry Dean

Sherry Dean Clifton'sspirit passed from this Earth August...

Craddock, George Virgil

George Virgil Craddock, 84, of Gretna, died August 29, 20...

Dale Cox, Travis

Cox Travis Dale Travis Dale Cox, 22, of Penhook, died Fri...

Diamond, Eddie Dale

Eddie Dale Diamond, 52, of Galax , passed away August 28,...

Dressler, Alexander Robert

Alexander Robert Dressler, 22, of Millboro, died August 2...

Foutz, Carol Joan

Carol Joan Foutz departed this life on Thursday, August 2...

Harder, Lucy Lee Brammer

Lucy Lee Brammer Harder A Celebration of Life Service for...

Horton, Lonnie Gray

Lonnie Gray Horton, 76, of Hillsville, passed away Saturd...

Journiette, Dematrice Waldron

Dematrice "Mae" Waldron Journiette, 98, of Roan...

Ledgerwood, Teresa DeHart

Teresa DeHart Ledgerwood 8/31/53 - 8/27/14 Happy Birthday...

Logan, Andrea Joiner

Andrea Joiner Logan, of Roanoke, went to be with the Lord...

McIlwain Jr., James Clyde

McIlwain Jr. James Clyde James (Mac) Clyde McIlwain Jr., ...

McKinney, George Edgar (Ed)

George Edgar (Ed) McKinney 12/19/1922 ~ 8/24/2014 We will...

Moses-Bonniwell, Janice Rosanne

Janice Rosanne Moses-Bonniwell, 60, of Vinton, went to be...

Parrish, Elsie R. 1916 - 2014

Elsie R. Parrish,97, of Elliston,was escorted by God's an...

Peery, Lewis William

Lewis William Peery, 93, of Roanoke, departed this life o...

Rakes, Vada M.

Vada M. Rakes 3/7/1931 8/30/2013 God saw you getting tire...

Ratliff, Alfred Lee

Alfred Lee Ratliff, 88, of Copper Hill, passed away Satur...

Shanklin, Jon Allen

Jon Allen Shanklin, 46, of Radford, passed away Thursday,...

Simmons, Terry W.

Terry W. Simmons, 66, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, A...

Slagle, Virginia Lamie

Virginia (Ginny) Lamie Slagle,93, of Saltville,and former...

Sowers, Pearlie

Pearlie "Ann" Sowers, 74, of Roanoke, went to b...

Spangler, Terry Lee

Terry Lee Spangler, 54, of Dublin, passed away Friday, Au...

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