Miscellaneous Danville County, Virginia Obituaries

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Rev. Wayne Crews
DANVILLE, Va. - Rev. Joseph Wayne Crews, 47, of 229 Mount Olivet Lane, died suddenly Sunday, July 21, 2002, at Danville Regional Medical Center.
Born May 16, 1955, in Lynchburg, he was the son of Joseph Thornton Crews and June Elizabeth Hall Crews.
He married Angela Taylor Crews July 11, 1987. He lived most of his life in Brookneal, prior to moving to Pittsylvania County and the Danville area. He was educated in the Campbell County Public School System and was a graduate of Averett College. He received a Masters of Divinity from Virginia Union University. He served as youth minister for Trinity United Methodist prior to becoming pastor of Patrick Charge in Stuart for six years, then returning to Danville to pastor the Mount Olivet United Methodist Church for the past seven years. He served on the board of directors for the Contact Crisis Line and was a former member of the board of directors for Mount Cross Volunteer Fire Department.
Survivors include his wife of the residence; his father; four daughters, Susie Elizabeth Collins of Stuart, Amanda Lynn Crews of Eden, N.C., Heather Crews Bowes and Kimberly Ann Crews, both of Danville; one brother, Ernest William Crews Sr. of Brookneal; one sister, Deborah Crews Overstreet of Phenix; and one grandchild.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Olivet United Methodist Church with Revs. Darrell Campbell, Johnny Roberts and Thornton Hall officiating. Interment will follow in Highland Burial Park.
The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Olivet United Methodist Church and other times at the residence.
The family suggest that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Mount Olivet United Methodist Church Youth Ministry, 229 Mount Olivet Lane, Danville, Va., 24540.
Wrenn-Yeatts Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Herman Burnell Keen Sr.
DANVILLE, Va. - Herman Burnell Keen Sr., 80, of 261 Belmede Court, died Friday, July 19, 2002, at Danville Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 1, 1921, in Pittsylvania County, he was the son of Henry and Elizabeth Adams Keen.
He was married to Janie F. Keen.
Survivors include six daughters, Mary Keen, Donna Reynolds, Martha White, Kathy Hightower and Holly Glass, all of Danville, and Thelma Johnson, of Milton, N.C.; two sons, Costell Keen and George Keen, both of Danville; and one brother, George Keen, of Pittsburgh, Pa.
He was predeceased by his parents and his wife.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Camp Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Willie Sherman officiating. Interment will follow in Floral Hills Memory Garden Cemetery.
Military Honors will be provided by American Legion Post 29 Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends at the residence.
Fisher and Watkins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Minnie Alice Luck
DANVILLE, Va. - Minnie Alice Luck, 82, of 241 Sylvan Road, died after a lengthy illness Thursday, July 18, 2002, at her residence.
Born June 17, 1920, in Pittsylvania County, she was the daughter of Spencer and Mary Jones Luck.
Survivors include four daughters, Janie Watkins, Fay Lewis, Ella Ferguson and Dorothy Davis, all of Danville; one son, Gene Luck of Danville; two sisters, Ollie West of Danville, and Ruby Dixon of New York; two brothers, Willie G. Luck and Harper Luck, both of Danville; 25 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and 37 great-great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her parents, one son, two sisters and one brother.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fisher and Watkins Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Dillard officiating. Interment will follow in Shockoe Baptist Church in Java.
The family will receive friends at the residence.
Fisher and Watkins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Bernice Philby
DANVILLE, Va. - Bernice Johnson Philby, 93, of 103 Hayes Court, died July 20, 2002 at Danville Regional Medical Center.
Born on February 6, 1909, in Sioux City, Iowa, she was a daughter of Robert H. Johnson and Anna S. Johnson.
She was predeceased by her husband, Loran Philby. She attended Fairview United Methodist Church.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a sister, Elizabeth Porter and two brothers, Milton Johnson and Clarence Johnson.
The graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Danville Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Linwood Daniel officiating.
Townes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Homer Witcher
CHATHAM, Va. - Homer Witcher, 81, of 644 North Main Street, died Saturday, July 20, 2002, at Danville Regional Medical Center.
Born Aug. 5, 1920, in Pittsylvania County, he was the son of Floyd Witcher and Anna James Witcher.
He was married to Odella Witcher. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Morrison Trucking Company and Price Cab Company. He was an Army veteran and a member of Greater Triumph Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of the residence; one daughter, Deborah White of Richmond; one sister, Mabel Adkins of Callands; four brothers, David Witcher and Moncey Witcher of Chatham, Bill Witcher of Callands, and Floyd Witcher Jr. of Glade Hill; three granddaughters; and one great grandson.
He was predeceased by his parents and two brothers, Charlie Witcher and Stanford Witcher.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Greater Triumph Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Ross officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will be receiving friends from 3-7 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home.
Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Melchior Ash Jr.
DANVILLE, Va. - Melchior Ash Jr., 82, of 143 Water St., died Thursday, June 20, 2002, at Danville Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 23, 1919, in Pittsylvania County, he was the son of Melchior Ash Sr. and Lucy Cunningham Ash.
He was married to Alice Clements Ash, who predeceased him. He was the owner and operator of Ash Radio and T.V. Service.
Survivors include two sons, W. Howard Ash of Danville and Melchior Ash III of Baltimore, Md.; and a number of grandchildren.
The funeral will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at Mount Carmel Baptist Church with the Rev. James E. Stewart officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Burial Park cemetery with military honors provided by American Legion Post 29 Honor Guard.
Fisher and Watkins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mattie Blair
DANVILLE, Va. - Mattie Dixon Blair, 93, of 2526 North Main St., died Monday, June 24, 2002, at Roman Eagle Memorial Home following five years of declining health and three years at Roman Eagle.
Born March 30, 1909, in Gibson, S.C., she was the daughter of John Martin Dixon and Lydia Jane Dixon.
She was married to George Dewey Blair, who predeceased her. She was a member of the Tabernacle. She lived in Hinesville before moving to Danville in 1970. She was retired from Dan River Mills Inc. where she worked for 32 years in the draw in room.
Survivors include one son, James Y. Blair of Danville; one stepson, William Blair of Danville; and two step grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by one stepdaughter, Lorraine B. Dunn and one brother, John Dixon.
The funeral will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel with the Rev. Cleo Hundley officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Burial Park.
The family will receive friends at the residence of James Y. Blair, 221 Green Acre Drive in Danville.
Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Minor S. Cheek Jr.
ALEXANDRIA, La. - Minor S. "Sonny" Cheek Jr. died Wednesday, June 19, 2002, after a lengthy illness.
Born March 20, 1936, in Danville, Va., he was the son of Texie S. Cheek, who survives, and the late Minor S. Cheek.
He was married to Phyllis Cheek, who survives. He was the owner of Cheek's accounting and was active in the Catholic church.
In addition to his mother of Danville, Va., and wife of the residence, survivors include one son, Kenneth Cheek of Louisiana; one daughter, Cynthia Fallon of Louisiana; five brothers, Bob Cheek of Aberdeen, Md., Billy Cheek, Ray Cheek and Jack Cheek, all of Danville, Va., and Jimmy Cheek of Morehead City, N.C.; one sister, Patsy Johnson of Sykesville, Md.; and six grandchildren.
He was buried Saturday in Alexandria.

Elaine Gregory
SUTHERLIN, Va. - Elaine Eleanor Vanderbeck Gregory, 78, died Sunday, June 23, 2002, at Halifax Regional Medical Center following two years of declining health and 10 days in the hospital.
Born Sept. 13, 1923, in South Amboy, N.J., she was the daughter of John Jack Vanderbeck and Edna E. Williams Vanderbeck.
She was married March 21, 1942, to Paul McKinlen Gregory Sr., who predeceased her Aug. 31, 1992. She moved to the Danville area in 1950 prior to residing in Jersey City. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and was a retired homemaker.
Survivors include two sons, Paul McKinley Gregory Jr. and Robert Lee Gregory, both of Danville; one daughter, Mary Ellen Vaden of Stockbridge, Ga.; four sisters; two brothers; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by one son, Richard Dennis Gregory.
The funeral will be held 10 a.m. Thursday at Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel with Father Charles Breindel officiating. Interment will follow at Danville Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel and other times will be at the residence.
Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Billie Myers
SOUTH BOSTON, Va. - Billie Dodson Myers, 79, of 412 Ellyson Ave., died Tuesday, June 25, 2002, at the residence.
Born Oct. 23, 1922, in Pittsylvania County, she was the daughter of Roy Wister Dodson and Myrtie Owen Dodson.
She was a retired cloth grader for J.P. Stevens and was a member of Seven Oaks Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Robert Wayne Myers of Forest and David Raye Myers of South Boston; one daughter, Linda M. Burgett of South Boston; two sisters, Cecil Blair of Danville and Mary Ola Marshall of Crownsville, Md.; three brothers, Mitchell Dodson of Semora, N.C., Glen Dodson and Vernon Dodson, both of Yanceyville, N.C.; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two sisters, Pattie Clark and Nelsie Taylor; and four brothers, Buster Dodson, Alexander Dodson, Roger Dodson and Newman Dodson.
Brooks Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements, which are incomplete at this time. Interment will take place at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the residence of David Myers, 1730 Irishdale Court in South Boston.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to: St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, Attn: Memorial/Honor Program FH, P.O. Box 1000, Memphis, TN 38148-0552 or the Patrick Henry Boys & Girls Plantations, P.O. Box 1398, Brookneal, Va. 24528.

Fannie Owen
MILTON, N.C. - Fannie Case Owen, 68, of 2936 Yarborough Mill Road, Milton, NC, died Monday, June 24, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. at her daughter's residence in Roxboro, NC.
Born December 4, 1933 in Caswell County, NC, she was the daughter of John Jesse Case and Fannie Susan Moorefield Case, both deceased.
She was married to Richard Herman Owen, who predeceased her. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Milton, NC. She had worked at Royal Textile Mills of Yanceyville, NC.
Survivors include daughters: Vickie Roycroft and husband Willard R. Roycroft of Roxboro, NC, Betty O. Pierce and husband Ronnie L. Pierce of Danville, VA, Sandra Lynn O. Robinson and husband Steve Robinson of Prospect Hill, NC; grandchildren: Jason Roycroft, Susan Wilson, Michael S. Owen, Scotty L. Owen, Christopher Wiles and Steven G. Robinson; one grandchild on the way and one great-grandchild on the way.
She was predeceased by one brother: John D. Case; and sisters: Mary Lefler, Irene Weadon, Ruby Hamlett, and Alma Case.
The funeral will be held 3:00 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 2002, at Shiloh Baptist Church in Milton, NC by the Rev. John Warner and the Rev. Ronnie Wyatt. Interment will follow at Shiloh Baptist Church cemetery in Milton, NC.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, June 26, 2002 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church in Milton, NC and at other times the family will be at the home of Sandra Robinson, 1133 Egypt Rd., Prospect Hill, NC.
Barker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Edna Riddle
DANVILLE, Va. - Edna Ingram Riddle, 77, formerly of Heritage Towers, died Tuesday, June 25, 2002, at Roman Eagle Memorial Home following declining health since July 1999.
Born June 16, 1925, in Keeling, she was the daughter of Hugh Henry Ingram and Gennie Lester Ingram.
She was married June 6, 1956, to David Loyd Riddle, who survives. She was a member of Community Baptist Church and lived most of her life in Danville. She was retired from Woolworth's Department Store where she worked as a salesperson.
In addition to her husband of Danville, survivors include one sister, Frances Ingram Sides of Danville; and one brother, Hugh Henry Ingram of Winston-Salem, N.C.
The funeral will be held 4 p.m. Thursday at Community Baptist Church with the Rev. James Albert officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Burial Park.
The family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel and other times will be at the residence of Frances I. Sides, 111 Vicar Road in Danville.
Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

L.D. Roberson
DANVILLE, Va. - Delma Landon "L.D." Roberson, of 925 Rocky Knoll Lane, died Tuesday, June 25, 2002, at Danville Regional Medical Center.
The graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Danville Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Gary Milstead officiating.
The family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. Wednesday at Wrenn-Yeatts Westover Chapel and other times will be at the residence.

Billie Joyce Sparrow
WALDORF, Md. - Billie Joyce ‘Billie Jo' Sparrow, 69, died June 24, 2002, in Waldorf, Md.
Born October 31, 1932, in Virginia, she was the daughter of Charles Frank Sams and Ella Ruth LaProud.
She was married to the late Ira Troy Sparrow. She was a bus driver for Keller's Bus Service of Waldorf, Md. from 1969-2002.
Survivors include two sons, Ira C. Sparrow of Waldorf, Md. and Timothy T. Sparrow of Baltimore, Md.; daughters-in-law, June & Tara Sparrow; grandchildren, April Connell and Kelly DelRio, both of Waldorf, Md., Joshua Troy Sparrow, Justin Sparrow and Jareth Sparrow, all of Baltimore, Md.; and great-grandchildren, Zachary Connell, Joshua Connell and Shane Connell, all of Waldorf, Md.
The funeral will be held Thursday, June 27, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church-Piney Parish, Waldorf, Md. Interment will take place at Highland Burial Park in Danville, Va. Friday, June 28, 2002 at 1:00 p.m.
The visitation will be held at Huntt Funeral Home, 3035 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, Md. 20604, on Wednesday, June 26, 2002 from 5-8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Charles County or American Cancer Society.
Huntt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Paula Stanley
MACON, Ga. - Paula Terrell Stanley, 88, formerly of Danville, Va., died Tuesday, June 25, 2002.
Born April 12, 1914, in Greenville, she was the daughter of Judge J. Render Terrell and Mamie Harrison Terrell.
She was married to Cash M. Stanley Jr., who predeceased her.
Survivors include three sons, Cash M. Stanley III, MD, and Terrell Stanley, both of Macon, Ga., and David Stanley of Marietta, Ga.; two sisters, Hope Terrell of Greenville and Jessie Terrell Doughtie of Columbus, Ga.; and five grandchildren.
The funeral will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Greenville Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Greenville Cemetery.
Claude A. McKibbin and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville, Ga. is in charge of arrangements.

Veronica Thompson
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Mrs. Veronica Newton Thompson of 2809 St. Regis Road died Tuesday, June 25, 2002 at her residence.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 28, 2002 at Starmount Presbyterian Church. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Thompson was born in Manchester, England. She came to the United States in 1946 as a war bride and became a naturalized citizen in 1957. She and her husband, John lived in Danville, Virginia from 1952 to 1966. Mrs. Thompson was a member of Starmount Presbyterian Church and Circle No. 4. She was a homemaker and enjoyed golf, knitting, needlepoint and reading.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years, John W. Thompson, Jr. of the home; daughter, Susan Thompson Wrazen and husband, Rich of Durham; sons, John W. Thompson III and wife, Kathy of Greensboro, David Bryan Thompson of N. Myrtle Beach, SC, Brentley Newton Thompson of Liberty; grandchild, Elizabeth Paige Thompson Cline; step-grandchildren, Ashley Purcell, Amy Wrazen Clark, Ashley Wrazen Kransdorf and four step great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice at Greensboro, 2500 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405 or Tara Hall Home for Boys, P.O. Box 955, Georgetown, SC 29442-0955.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. -8:30 p.m. Thursday evening at Forbis & Dick, North Elm Chapel.

Susan Anderson
AMHURST, Va. - Susan Hughes Anderson, 39, of 173 Brockman Park Drive, died June 27, 2002, at Lynchburg General Hospital following five years of declining health and four weeks in the hospital.
Born Aug. 9, 1962, in Danville, she was the daughter of George Alfred Anderson, who survives, and the late Dorothy Hundley Anderson.
She had lived in Danville prior to moving to Lynchburg in 1983. She taught in the Campbell County school system for 10 years prior to her decline in health. She was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to her father of Sutherlin, survivors include her stepmother, Sandra S. Anderson of Sutherlin; two sisters, Cynthia G. Anderson and Lisa A. Moore, both of Lynchburg; and one brother, A. Michael Wilson of Nashville, Tenn.
The funeral will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel with the Rev. Phill Duckett officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Burial Park.
The family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. Saturday at Wrenn-Yeatts Westover Chapel.
Wrenn-Yeatts Westover Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Harold Brogden
SOUTH BOSTON, Va. - Harold Bradcher Brogden, 72, of 1404 Moore St., died Tuesday, June 25, 2002, at VA Hospital in Salem.
Born March 27, 1930, in Granville County, N.C., he was the son of Early P. Brogden and Mary Bell Cash Brogden.
He was married to Ophelia Wilson Brogden, who survives. He was a retired truck driver for A.E. Morris and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of Florence Avenue Baptist Church. He was a member of American Legion Post 8, Disabled Veterans, a former member of Virgilina Volunteer Fire Department and the South Boston-Halifax County Museum.
In addition to his wife of South Boston, survivors include one daughter, Joy Brogden Butler of South Boston; one son, Ricky A. Brogden of South Boston; one sister, Margaret Humphries of Oxford, N.C.; and six grandchildren.
The funeral will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Florence Avenue Baptist Church with the Rev. John Eure and the Rev. Leslie Puryear officiating. Interment will follow at Virgilina Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Brooks Funeral Home and other times will be at the residence.
The family suggests memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250-0301 - Attn: Gift Processing Department.
Brooks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Barbara B. Bryant
GRETNA, Va. - Barbara Boaze Bryant, age 74, of Gretna died Thursday, June 27, 2002 at Gretna Health Care Center.
Born November 10, 1927 in Pittsylvania County, she was a daughter of Russell S. Boaze and Mary Payne Boaze.
She was married to Melvin R. Bryant, who predeceased her. She was retired from the Pittsylvania County Schools and was a member of Greenbay Christian Church.
She is survived by two sons, Mark Bryant of Dry Fork and Marvin Bryant of Chatham; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Greenbay Christian Church with Minister Rudy A. Hearn officiating. Interment will follow at Gretna Burial Park.
The family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. Friday at Colbert-Moran Funeral Home and other times will be at the residence of Marvin Bryant, 2325 Anderson Mill Road in Chatham.
The family suggests memorials may be made to Gretna Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 14, Gretna, Va., the Gretna Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 615, Gretna, Va. 24557, or Climax Volunteer Fire Department, 1876 Cooksburg Road, Chatham, Va. 24531.
Colbert-Moran Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Delores Lester Hogan
MADISON HEIGHTS, Va. - Delores Lester Hogan, 58, died Thursday, June 27, 2002 at her residence. She was the wife of Ryland Bland Hogan. Born April 5, 1944 in Java, VA she was a daughter of the late Walter Aubrey and Virginia Wyatt Lester, Jr. She was a retired rural mail carrier from the Madison Heights Post Office and a member of Temple Baptist Church.
She is also survived by a son Marty B. Hogan and wife Kathi of Lynchburg, a daughter Janet Hogan Harris and husband Mike of Madison Heights, a sister Dale Lester Cooper and husband Charles of Halifax, a brother Walter Aubrey Lester, III and wife Alice of Salem, VA, three grandchildren Amanda Michelle Hogan, Stephanie Brooke Hogan and Austin Michael Harris and a special friend Debra Peters.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 29, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. at Driskill Funeral Chapel with Rev. J.D. Surbaugh officiating. Burial will follow in Meade Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. today at the chapel and other times at the residence.

Humphrey Morton
DANVILLE, Va. - Humphrey Morton, 86, beloved husband and father, of 581 Elizabeth Street Extension, (Tuck Away Lake Road), died Wednesday, June 26, 2002, at Danville Regional Medical Center.
Born December 17, 1915, in Jacksonville, NC, he was the son of Jacob Morton and Mattie Kellum Morton, both deceased.
He was married June 30, 1949, to Pauline Jeffries Morton, living of the residence. He was a veteran of the United States Army, Tech. Sgt. during World War II. Born in Jacksonville, NC, he had been living in the Danville area and worked for Dan River, Inc. as an Engineer Technician, Supervisor for 53 years and retired at age 65. Member of Schoolfield Baptist Church, taught Sunday School, Deacon and member of Bray Bible Class. He graduated first in his class of Electronics at Danville Technical Institute.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law: Carolyn Morton Rogers and the Rev. Tim Rogers of Danville; son and daughter-in-law: Victor Wayne Morton and Cathy Morton of Danville; sister: Isabelle Morton of Jacksonville, NC; 5 brothers: June Morton and Ulysses Morton, both of Philadelphia, PA, Wilson Morton of Maryland, Edwin Morton of Wilmington, NC, and Lewis Morton of Jacksonville, NC; 3 grandchildren: David Morton, Lisa Morton and Daniel Rogers.
He was predeceased by 2 brothers: Leven Morton and Victor Morton.
The funeral will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2002, at Schoolfield Baptist Church by the Rev. David Turbyfill and the Rev. Tim Rogers. Burial will follow at Highland Burial Park with military honors performed by Dan River Post 1097 American Legion.
The family will receive friends Friday, June 28, 2002 at 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Swicegood Funeral Home and at other times the family will be at the residence.
Swicegood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ethel Ramsey
DANVILLE, Va. - Ethel Dalton Ramsey, 97, formerly of 212 Mountain Hill Road, died Thursday, June 27, 2002, at Piney Forest Health Care Center following declining health for over two years and three years at Piney Forest.
Born Aug. 8, 1904, in Pittsylvania County, she was the daughter of William Douglas Dalton and Lucy Goad Dalton.
She was married to Otis Harold Ramsey, who predeceased her. She had lived in Pittsylvania County prior to moving to Milton, N.C. to live for several years and then moving back to Danville. She attended Baptist Tabernacle for a number of years.
Survivors include one grandson, Horace Lea Foster of Danville; two additional grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by one daughter, Margaret A. Foster.
The graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Floral Hills Memory Gardens with the Rev. Darrell Campbell officiating. Interment will follow at Floral Hills Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. Friday at Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel and other times will be at the residence of Horace Foster, 212 Mountain Hill Road in Danville.
Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Nelson Woods
DANVILLE, Va. - Nelson Thomas "Hoot" Woods, 72, of 2708 Lawless Creek Road, died Monday, June 24, 2002, at Danville Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 26, 1929, he was the son of Lacy L. and Mary Flippen Woods.
He was married to Leona J. Wood, who predeceased him April 29, 2002.
Survivors include two sons, Jason Woods and Darrell Woods, both of Danville; one daughter, Rona Ellis of Washington, D.C.; one sister, Sarah Sydnor of Danville; two brothers, Junious Woods and Wallace Woods, both of Danville; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and two step grandchildren.
The funeral will be held 3 p.m. Friday at Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Thomas Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery.
The viewing was held 2-8 p.m. Thursday at L.H. Brooks and Bro. Funeral Home and other times the family will be at the residence.
L.H. Brooks and Bro. Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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