William Alfred Walton, 76, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Monday, October 21, 2019, at Blue Ridge Therapy Connection, Stuart, Va. Born on April 6, 1943, in Pittsylvania County, Va., he was the son of the late Alfred Luke Walton and Ruth Tarpley Walton. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. The family will receive friends at the home house at 1640 County Road, Chatham, Va. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, October 28, 2019, at 11 a.m. from Union Hall Baptist Church with Pastor Leroy Thomas, Eulogist. Interment with Military Honors Post 249 will follow in the Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 27, 2019, from 4 until 8 p.m. with the family being present from 4 until 6 p.m. from Fisher and Watkins Funeral Home. Online condolences may be submitted to www.fisherandwatkinsfuneralhome.com. Fisher and Watkins Funeral Home is assisting the Walton family.
...A RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW AND SLEET ACROSS WESTERN CAMPBELL...NORTHWESTERN PITTSYLVANIA...HENRY...SOUTHERN BEDFORD...PATRICK AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES AND THE CITY OF MARTINSVILLE... AT 955 AM EST, AN AREA OF RAIN WAS CHANGING OVER TO SNOW AND SLEET. UP TO AN INCH OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE, MAINLY ON GRASSY SURFACES. THIS WINTRY MIX SHOULD MOVE EAST BY NOON. WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS WINTRY MIX. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... MARTINSVILLE... BEDFORD... ROCKY MOUNT... ALTAVISTA... STUART... HURT... AND GRETNA. CONDITIONS CAN DETERIORATE IN WINTER WEATHER SITUATIONS. SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME WHEN TRAVELING.