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Friday 10/31/2014
Franklin, John H.

John H. Franklin, 89, of Glade Hill, went to his Heavenly...

Thursday 10/30/2014
Anderson, Kevin Bryan

Kevin Bryan Anderson,42, of Rocky Mount, Va., died at his...

Brown, Dorothy Lee Prunty

Dorothy Lee Prunty Brown, 86, of Midlothian, Va., and for...

Lakes Sr., Roger D.

Roger D. (RD) Lakes Sr., 71, of Daleville, Va., died on M...

McKee, Shelia C.

Shelia C. McKee, 53 of New Castle, Va., went to be with t...

Radford, Mary Vivian Hylton

Mary Vivian Hylton Radford, 88, of Roanoke, Va., went to ...

Reed, Melvin Roosevelt

Melvin Roosevelt Reed, 74, the surving spouse of the late...

Rogers, Lucille E.

On Tuesday, October 28, 2014, Lucille E. Rogers, of Roano...

Terry, Jayne Cox

Jayne Cox Terry,68, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Tuesd...

Wednesday 10/29/2014
Streeter, Martha Sarah Thomas

Mrs. Martha Sarah Thomas Streeter, "Toots" as s...

Turpin, Phillip Wayne

SGM Phillip Wayne Turpin, 73, of Salem, Va., passed away ...

Wilkerson, Betty Witt

Betty Witt Wilkerson, 79, of Bedford, Va., went to be wit...

Tuesday 10/28/2014
Ayers, Marion Adele Spickard

Marion Adele Spickard (Daisy) Ayers, 84, of Roanoke, Va.,...

Banks, Leola Kirk

Leola Kirk Banks, 98, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Sun...

Cooper, Lucy Richards

Lucy Richards Cooper, 77, of Roanoke, Va., passed away pe...

Gearheart, Grace D.

The gates of Heaven swung open in the morning hours of Su...

Hodges, Douglas G.

Douglas G. Hodges, 81, of Roanoke, Va., went to be with h...

Monday 10/27/2014
Arthur, Stephen Lynn

Stephen Lynn Arthur, 67, of Daleville, passed away on Fri...

Gunn, Charlotte Davis

Charlotte Davis Gunn,82, died peacefully at Kendal at Lex...

Wheary, Marion Ruth Rayburn

Marion Ruth Rayburn Wheary,92, of Blacksburg, died, Satur...

Obituaries in the News

Sunday 10/26/2014
Dudley 'Buzz' Emick, maverick state senator, dies at 75

Dudley “Buzz” Emick Jr., a state senator and judge whose ...

Saturday 10/25/2014
Franklin County leader remembered for dedication to county, law enforcement

Ken Criner, a police captain for the town of Rocky Mount,...

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...

Recent Obituaries

Friday 10/31/2014
Baxter, Colton Blaine

Colton Blaine Baxter, 26 days old, of Willis, passed away...

Brewer, Karen Jenks

June 27, 1961 October 24, 2014Dr. Karen Jenks Brewer, 53,...

Brookman, Nelson Wayne

Nelson Wayne Brookman, 60, of Roanoke, passed away Tuesda...

Brown, Dorothy Lee Prunty

Dorothy Lee Prunty Brown, 86, of Midlothian, Va., passed ...

Burns, LeDaryl Cortez

LeDaryl Cortez Burns, 31, of Brooklyn, N.Y., formerly of ...

Comer, Pauline Riley

Pauline Riley (Polly) Comer, 85, of Peterstown, W.Va., pa...

Conner, Arnie

ArnieConner3/19/1972 ~ 10/31/2009You left us five years a...

Davidson, Doris Marlowe

Doris Marlowe Davidson, 95, of Martinsville, passed away ...

Dent, Lucille Brown

Lucille Brown Dent, 90, of Sterling, formerly of Rocky Mo...

Divers, Diana Witt

Diana Witt Divers, 64, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, ...

Downey, Elinor Mays White

Elinor Mays White Downey, 86, of Clifton Forge, passed aw...

Dunford, Robin Jones

Robin Jones Dunford, 69, of Vinton, passed away Thursday,...

Franklin, John H.

John H. Franklin, 89, of Glade Hill, went to his Heavenly...

Gill, Margaret

Margaret Gill, of Rocky Mount, passed away Wednesday, Oct...

Harrison III, Milton Thomas

Milton Thomas (Tommy) Harrison III, 89, of Bedford, passe...

Hudnall, Christie Lynn

Christie Lynn Hudnall, 48, of Christiansburg, went to be ...

Isaacs, G.E.

G.E. Isaacs, 61, of Galax, passed away Wednesday, October...

Johnson, Eva Rock

Eva Rock Johnson, 95, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, O...

Kirby, Shelba Jean Clower

Shelba Jean Clower Kirby, 72, of Check, went home to be w...

Krantz, Lloyd Wayne

Lloyd Wayne Krantz, 59, of Moneta, passed away Wednesday,...

Lowery, Shirley

Shirley Lowery, 75, of Rockville, Md., formerly of Roanok...

Maxey Sr., James E.

James E. Maxey Sr., 64, of Rocky Mount, passed away Frida...

May, Mary Ann

Mary Ann May, 91,passed into peaceful rest in Salem, Va. ...

McCormick Jr., Howard Lynch

Howard Lynch (Chunky) McCormick Jr., 68, of Marion, passe...

McGinness, Eugene Edward

Eugene Edward McGinness, 90, of Rocky Mount, died Tuesday...

Mckee, Shelia C.

Shelia C. Mckee, 53, of New Castle, Va., passed away Octo...

Meador Jr., H. Bennett

H. Bennett Meador, Jr., 80, of Bassett, Va, died Wednesda...

Miller, Marie B.

Marie B. Miller, 73, of Salem, passed away Thursday, Octo...

Montgomery, John Robert

On Monday, October 27, 2014, John Robert "Bob" ...

Moss, Marcia Stewart

Marcia Stewart Moss, 64, departed this life suddenly on M...

Murphy, Francis J.

Francis J. Murphy, 89, of Roanoke, passed away Monday, Oc...

Newman, David George

David George Newman, 58, of Roanoke, passed away Monday, ...

Nichols, Ralph Houston

Ralph Houston Nichols, 84, of Galax, passed away Tuesday,...

Pickard, Myron Harry

Myron Harry Pickard, 88, of Vinton, Va., passed away Frid...

Poore, Byrd Meredith

Byrd Meredith Poore, 74, of Snowville, passed away Tuesda...

Radford, Mary Vivian Hylton

Mary Vivian Hylton Radford, 88, of Roanoke, Va., passed a...

Rogers, Lucille E.

Lucille E. Rogers, 95, of Roanoke, Va., passed away Octob...

Rosenizer, John Lawrence

John Lawrence Rosenizer, 66, of Covington, passed away We...

Short, Vera Mae

Vera Mae Short, 82, of Bedford Co., passed away Thursday,...

Shumate, Connie Thomas

Connie Thomas Shumate, 66, of Martinsvile, died October 2...

Sunderland, Alma B. Gillespie

Alma B. Gillespie Sunderland, 94, of Martinsville, passed...

Terry, Jayne Cox

Jayne Cox Terry, 68, of Roanoke, Va., passed away October...

Thompson, Joyce Ann Hensley

Joyce Ann Hensley Thompson, 71, of Speedwell, passed away...

Toney, Lena Walker

Lena Walker Toney, 90 of Gretna died Wednesday, October 2...

Turman, Jerel G.

Jerel G. Turman, 66, of Meadows of Dan, passed away on We...

Turpin, Phillip Wayne

SGM Phillip Wayne Turpin, 73, of Salem, passed in his sle...

Wheeler Jr., John

John Wheeler, Jr., 58, of Roanoke, passed away peacefully...

Wilson, Neal J.

Neal J. Wilson, 70, of Stuart, passed away Tuesday, Octob...

Wright, Mary Ann

Mary Ann Wright, 83, of Salem, passed away Wednesday, Oct...

Thursday 10/30/2014
Anderson, Kevin Bryan

Kevin Bryan Anderson,42, of Rocky Mount, Va., died at his...

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