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Sunday 05/03/2015
Barbour, Calvin

Calvin Maurice Barbour, 91, formally of 156 Parkway Drive, Danville, died on Friday, May 1, 2015 at Abington Place, after being in declining health for three years.Mr. Barbour was born in Pittsylva...

Thompson, Wayne Ray

Wayne Ray Thompson, 70, of Fort Washington, Md., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at the Medstar Washington Hospital Center.He was born in Pittsylvania County, Va., on April 16, ...

Walker, Landis

Landis Walker, 87, of Penhook, Virginia, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015. He was born April 23, 1928, in Snow Creek, Va., the son of William Edward Walker and Elizabeth Martin Walker. Landis g...

Saturday 05/02/2015
Lindsey, Rebekah Compton

Rebekah Compton Lindsey, 88, died on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at her home in Fayetteville, Ark. She was born in the Kentuck Community of Pittsylvania County, on October 21, 1926 the daughter of t...

Luck, Mary Elizabeth

Mary Elizabeth Luck, 65, of 106 A Seeland Road, Danville, Va., died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at Riverside Health Care Center.Born March 31, 1950, in Danville, Va., she was the daughter of the lat...

Scruggs, Mae

Mae Worsham Scruggs, 98, of 1280 Mt. Cross Road, died on Friday, May 1, 2015, at Riverside Health and Rehab after being in declining health for several months.Mrs. Scruggs was born in Pittsylvania ...

Friday 05/01/2015
Dunn, Betty Carson

Betty Carson Dunn died peacefully Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Durham, N.C., after a period of declining health. She was surrounded by her loving husband of 51 years, Everette Matthews Dunn; her d...

Emerson, LaVera Elliott

LaVera Elliott Emerson, 72, of 660 Tobacco Road, Dry Fork, Va., went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at Roanoke Carilion Memorial Hospital. She was born March 10, 19...

Glass, Charles Michael

Mr. Charles Michael Glass, 39, of 213 Snakepath Road, Blairs, Virginia, departed this life on Monday, April 27, 2015. Born October 13, 1975 in Danville, Virginia, he was the son of Charlie M. and P...

Swanson, Julian Winslow

Julian Winslow Swanson, 89, of 117 Fairlawn Drive, Danville, Va., died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at the Danville Regional Medical Center. Born March 31, 1926 in Danville, Va., he was the son of th...

Wiley, Valerie Gail Bigelow

YANCEYVILLE, N.C.Ms. Valerie Gail Bigelow Wiley 46, of 614 Blackwell Rd. , died Monday, April 27, 2015. She was the daughter of James Odell Bigelow and Lucinda Cobb Bigelow, born February 17, 1969....

Thursday 04/30/2015
Childress, Rodger Lee

Funeral services for Rodger "Junior Lewis" Childress, 68, of Java, Virginia, will be conducted on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. at the Riceville Missionary Baptist Church with the R...

Harrington, Lisa Ann

Lisa Ann Harrington, 40, passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2015, at her home. She was born on July 14, 1974, to Anita Ann Long Yarboro and the late Ronald Wayne Harrington. Lisa will greatly be mi...

Wednesday 04/29/2015
Clark, Shageneia Ollie Patricia

Shageneia Ollie Patricia Clark "GeeGee" was born on August 12, 1988, and departed this life on Tuesday, April 21, 2015.A viewing will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. time of service on ...

Nance, Mary Thompson

Mary Thompson Nance, age 93, of Danville, died on Monday, April 27, 2015 at Roman Eagle Health and Rehab Center. Born in Sandy River, Va. on February 19, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Mose...

Piehler, Rachel Wood

Rachel Wood Piehler, resident of Danville and Sebring Florida, passed away Saturday, November 22, 2014.On Sunday May 3, 2015 to celebrate her 92nd birthday, there will be a gathering at Norris Fune...

Stone, John A.

Mr. John A. Stone, 89, of 1073 Boxwood Road, Gretna, Virginia departed this life Sunday morning, April 26, 2015 at his residence.Born March 7, 1926 in Pittsylvania County, he was the son of the lat...

Young, Edna May

Edna May Young, 77, of 521 Dishman Loop, Eden passed away on Monday, April 27, 2015 at Morehead Memorial Hospital. She was born on October 17, 1937 in Ferrum, Virginia to the late Henry William You...

Tuesday 04/28/2015
Dixon, Kathleen

Kathleen DixonKathleen Chandler Dixon, 90, of 1111 Main St., Apt 302, Danville, Va. died on Monday, April 27, 2015 at Danville Regional Medical Center after being in declining health for several mo...

Richardson, Ethel Cash

Ethel Cash Richardson, age 88, of 2537 Franklin Tpk., Danville, Va., died on Monday, April 27, 2015 at Danville Regional Medical Center.She was born on February 5, 1927, in Pittsylvania Co., Va., t...

Swanson, Silas Etta

Silas Etta Swanson, 73, of 1041 Beverly Heights Road, Chatham, Va., died Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Duke University Hospital in Durham, N.C.Born July 8, 1941 in Pittsylvania County, Va., she was ...

Yeatts, Wesley Hunt

GRETNA, Va.Wesley Hunt Yeatts, age 80, of Gretna, died Sunday, April 26, 2015, at his residence. He left his earthly home for his eternal home to be reunited with his beloved wife, Shirley C. Yeatt...

Monday 04/27/2015
Adkins, Stacie

Stacie AdkinsStacie Marie Adkins, 40, 1355 Piney Forest Road, Danville, Va., passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Danville.Stacie was born in Danville to Pamela Haley Harris and James M. Adkins...

Bernard, Virginia

Virginia Whitlow Bernard, 87, of 4995 Mountain Hill Rd Milton, N.C. died unexpectedly Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Danville Regional Medical Center.Mrs. Bernard was born in Franklin County, Va., on...

Hall, Norman Richard

Norman Richard Hall, age 88, died peacefully on April 25, 2015.He was born on September 23, 1926, in Schoolfield, Va., to H. L. Hall and Odell G. Hall. He was predeceased by his wife, Faye S. Hall,...

Sunday 04/26/2015
Adams, Wayne

Wayne Ray Adams, 70, of Danville, Va., went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 24, 2015.He was retired from Goodyear where he worked for many years.He was born in Danville, Va., on December 18, 1...

Fox, Hoyt Eugene ¿Butch¿

Hoyt Eugene "Butch" FoxPALMETTO, Fla.Hoyt Eugene "Butch" Fox, passed away at Manatee Memorial Hospital, Monday, March 23, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was born in Danville...

Harrington, Lisa Ann

Lisa Ann Harrington, 40, passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2014 at her home. She was born on July 14, 1974 to Anita Ann Long Yarboro and the late Ronald Wayne Harrington. Lisa will greatly be miss...

Robinson, Thurman Elmer "Peck"

Thurman Elmer "Peck" Robinson, age 97, of Ridgeway, Va., died peacefully on Friday, April 24, 2015, at his residence.Mr. Robinson was born on June 14, 1917 in High Point, N.C. to the late...

Saturday 04/25/2015
Hubbard, Patsy Yeatts

DRY FORK,Patsy Yeatts Hubbard, age 85, of Dry Fork, passed away surrounded by family and friends on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at her residence.She was born on October 21, 1929, in Pittsylvania Coun...

Mills, Jimmy

Jimmy MillsFred "Jimmy" R. Mills, 74, of 889 Moorefield Bridge Rd., died, Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Danville Regional Medical Center after a decline in health for the past year.Mr. Mil...

Moore, Marie J.

Marie J. Moore, 94, passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Danville Regional Medical Center. She was born on December 22, 1920, in Washington County, Virginia.Marie enjoyed gardening and spend...

Moore, Marie J.

Marie J. Moore, 94, passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Danville Regional Medical Center. She was born on December 22, 1920, in Washington County, Virginia.Marie enjoyed gardening and spend...

Friday 04/24/2015
Brown, Clyde J. "C.J."

Clyde J. "C.J." Brown, 64, of 4945 Dry Fork Road, Dry Fork, Va. went to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from his residence. He was born November 2, 1950 in Pittsylva...

Burnett, Sr., Bobby P.

Bobby Pritchett Burnett, Sr., 81, of 2252 Pleasant Gap Drive, Dry Fork, Va. died Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Burnett was born July 25, 1933 to the late Alma Scearce Burnett and ...

Hiett, Leon

Leon Hiett, 61, died Monday, April 20, 2015, at his residence.He was born in Danville, Va. on May 3, 1953, to Esther Poole Hiett and the late Larry Donald Hiett, Sr.He was married to Minister Elano...

Reynolds, H. Blair

CHATHAMH. Blair Reynolds, age 84, of 21656 US Highway 29, Chatham, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Lynchburg General Hospital.Born November 1, 1930, in Pittsylvania County, he was the son of the...

Sherman, Charlie Lee

Charlie Lee Sherman, 74, of 461 Clarks Mill Road, Ringgold, Va., died, Sunday, April 19, 2015, at the Avante of Roanoke, Roanoke, Va.He was born June 8, 1940, in Molena, Ga., to the late Governor S...

Thursday 04/23/2015
Jeffress, Barbara Jean

Barbara Jean Jeffress, age 68, of 1004 Laurel Park Avenue, Martinsville, Va., departed this life, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at her residence. She was born August 27, 1946, in Danville, Va. to the la...

Jones, Cathelyn B.

Mrs. Cathelyn B. Jones, 90, of 301 Cherrystone Lane, Chatham, Virginia, departed this life on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Centra Medical Center, Gretna, Virginia.Born February 28, 1925, in Pittsyl...

Kendrick, Edith Catherine Mayhew

CHATHAMEdith Catherine Mayhew Kendrick, age 88, of Chatham, died Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at Gretna Health and Rehab Center.Born November 28, 1926, in Pittsylvania County she was a daughter of the ...

Warner Sr., Elder Olander

Elder Olander Warner Sr.Elder Olander Warner, Sr., 80, of 231 Heritage Tower, #103, Danville, Va., died, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Danville Regional Medical Center.Born May 12, 1934 in Danv...

Williams, Frank Hamlin

Frank Hamlin Williams, age 80, of Danville, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at his residence. He was born on December 2, 1934, in Danville, to the late Mary Elisabeth Hamlin Williams and Hugh Thomas...

Wednesday 04/22/2015
Hopkins, Sherman David

Sherman David Hopkins, age 60, of 230 Central Street, Danville, died on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Hopkins was born December 24, 1954, to the late Loraine Stegall Hopkins and Ca...

Marley, Don

William Don Marley, 71, of 337 NC Highway 62 North, Yanceyville, N.C., passed away on Monday, April 20, 2015, at the residence following a decline in health. Born in Pittsylvania County, he was the...

Tuesday 04/21/2015
Barnett, Karen Meyer

Mrs. Karen Meyer Barnett, 78, of Mount Airy, N.C., passed away Friday, April 17, 2015, at her home. Mrs. Barnett was born August 11, 1936, in Fort Collins, Colo., the daughter of the late Ed and Al...

Buckner, Kenneth E.

Kenneth E. Buckner, 73, of Troutville, went home to be with The Lord surrounded by love at the home of his daughter, Amy Robertson on Friday, April 17, 2015. He was preceded in death by the love of...

Reynolds, Louise Doss

Louise Doss Reynolds, age 84, of 908 Daisy Payne Lane, Dry Fork, died Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Roman Eagle Health and Rehab Center. Born May 30, 1930, in Pittsylvania County, she was the daughter...

Thompson, Walker S.

Walker S. "Tinker" ThompsonWalker S. "Tinker" Thompson, DVM passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Woodland Park Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community. Dr. Thompson was born...

Monday 04/20/2015
Cassada, Vernell R.

Vernell R. Cassada, 83, of 110 Vine Circle, Danville, Va. died on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at Riverside Health and Rehabilitation Center.He was born in Pittsylvania County on December 27, 1931 to the...

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