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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 ...

Tuesday 08/26/2014
McKinney, George Edgar

McKinney George Edgar Mr. George Edgar (Eddie) McKinney, ...

Monday 08/25/2014
Leonard, Frank Lucas

Frank Lucas Leonard (known to many as Moose, Dady, Papa, ...

Mills, Gladys Layne

Gladys Layne Mills, 99, of Lafayette. Born October 11, 19...

Roach, Amy Jane

Amy Jane Roach, 66 of Bedford County, and most recently o...

Tucker, Joyce Wheaton Watson

Joyce Wheaton Watson Tucker, of Salem, passed away on Aug...

Woodie, Wava M.

Wava M. Woodie, 80, of Troutville, died Saturday, August ...

Sunday 08/24/2014
Epperly, Loretta Harmon

Epperly Loretta Harmon Loretta Harmon Epperly, 71 of Floy...

Gusler, Lolene Turner

Gusler Lolene Turner Lolene Turner Gusler, 93, of Collins...

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

Friday 08/29/2014
Albert, Ruth Gertrude

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

Anderson, Lucile W.

Lucile W. Anderson, formerly of Roanoke, Va., passed away...

Austin, Alma

Alma Austin, 86, of Vinton, passed away Thursday, August ...

Barker, Luwana Fern

Luwana Fern Barker, 95, of Roanoke, went to be with her L...

Barlow, Lynn Snider

Lynn Snider Barlow, 58, of Rich Creek, departed this life...

Boyd, Lillian Clark

Lillian Clark Boyd, 61, of Roanoke, passed away Saturday,...

Brown, Harry Lester

Harry Lester Brown, 77, of Radford, passed away August 27...

Burnette Jr., Robert Gordon

Burnette Jr. Robert Gordon Robert "Bob" Gordon ...

Cash, Donna Marie Perrin

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

Champ, Carson L.

Carson L. Champ, of Roanoke, passed away Wednesday, Augus...

Compton, Kevin Virgil

Kevin Virgil Compton 6/12/1983 ~ 8/29/1997 In our daily t...

Cox, Robert

Robert (Bobby) Cox, 61, of Hillsville, passed away Wednes...

Cundiff, Ruth Wilson

Ruth Wilson Cundiff, 95, of Bedford, passed away Thursday...

Edmonds, Freda Joy Warf

Freda Joy Warf Edmonds, 80, of Pulaski, passed away Tuesd...

Edwards, Judith Arlene

Judith Arlene Edwards, 70, of Galax, passed away Wednesda...

Freeman, Ethel H.

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

French, Emmett R.

Emmett R. (Rudy) French, 87, of Roanoke, passed away onWe...

French, Kyle Eugene

Kyle Eugene (Gene) French, 76, of Roanoke, died Tuesday, ...

Goodman, Judith Ann

Judith Ann Goodman, 67, of Marion, passed away Thursday, ...

Griffin, Ruth Naomi Steele

Ruth Naomi Steele (Nancy) Griffin, 70, of Clifton Forge, ...

Hedrick, Vernon

Vernon Hedrick, 61, of Chatham, passed away Wednesday, Au...

Hein, Donald Lee

Donald Lee Hein, 80, of Hillsville, passed away Wednesday...

Hoskins, Nina Marie

Nina Marie Hoskins, 92, of Vinton, passed away Thursday, ...

Jenkins, Cecil Franklin

Cecil Franklin Jenkins, 87, of Natural Bridge Station die...

Logan, Andrea Joiner

Andrea Joiner Logan, of Roanoke, passed away August 26, 2...

MdDonald, John Davidson

John Davidson McDonald, 50, of Salem, passed away Monday,...

Pashaj, Brahim

Brahim Pashaj, 74, of Blacksburg, died Wednesday, August ...

Peery, Lewis William

Lewis William Peery, 93, of Roanoke, passed away Wednesda...

Robinson, Jerry Lou

Jerry Lou Robinson, 62, of Bland, passed away Monday, Aug...

Roscorla, Cody Chavez

Cody Chavez Roscorla, 25, of Roanoke passed away Sunday, ...

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...

Spinner, Raymond Lewis

Raymond Lewis Spinner, 59, of Bedford, passed away Tuesda...

Thompson, Charles Edwin

Charles Edwin (Skip) Thompson, 70, of Lexington, died Wed...

Tilson, Dorrene Michelle

Dorrene Michelle Tilson,21, of Speedwell, went to be with...

Tucker, Brittney

Brittney Tucker 8/29/1987 ~ 2/1/2013 Happy Birthday Britt...

Waddell, Kay Jennings

Kay Jennings Waddell, 58, of the Claytor Lake area, went ...

Whitmer, Glenn Robert

Glenn Robert (Bob) Whitmer, 84, of Radford, passed away W...

Williams, Carrie Mae

Carrie Mae Williams, 84, of Roanoke, passed away Wednesda...

Williams, Irma Lee

Irma Lee Williams, 89, of the Hoges Chapel Community at P...

Wills, Jean Collins

Jean Collins (Granny) Wills, 89, of Bozoo, W.Va., passed ...

Wood, Joe Thomas

Joe Thomas Wood, 82, of Shawsville, passed away Wednesday...

Thursday 08/28/2014
Alley, Lois Quesenberry

Lois Quesenberry Alley, 72, of Austinville, Va., passed a...

Anderson, Lucille

Lucille Anderson, 91, of Silver Spring, Mld., passed away...

Banks, George Alvin

George Alvin Banks, 66, of Roanoke, passed away August 22...

Bateman, Evelyn Gardner

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

Beard, Pauline Moore

Pauline Moore (Polly) Beard, 80, of Catawba, passed away ...

Boyd, Lillian Clark

Lillian Clark Boyd, 61, of Roanoke passed away Saturday, ...

Brown, Harry Lester

Harry Lester Brown, 77, passed away Wednesday, August 27,...

Brown, Lillian B

Lillian B Brown, 82, of Bedford, passed away Tuesday, Aug...

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