Miscellaneous Danville County, Virginia Obituaries

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Isabelle Stowe Compton
DRY FORK, Va. - Isabelle Stowe Compton, 73, of 231 S. Ridge St., Apt 312, Heritage Towers, died Thursday, March 2, 2000, at her residence.
Born Jan. 26, 1927, in Dry Fork, she was the daughter of Lessie Shelton Stowe and Irvin Dodd Stowe, who survives.
She was married to Curtis G. Compton, who predeceased her. She was a homemaker and a charter member of the Calvary Church of the Nazarene. 
In addition to her father, she is survived by two sons, Theron "Bernie" Compton, Marlon Y. Compton, both of Danville; two daughters, Melody C. Murphy of Pelham, N.C., Deborah C. Collins of Providence, N.C.; two brothers, Doug Stowe of Dry Fork, I.D. Stowe of Danville; one sister, Ann S. Sigmon of Danville; six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
In addition to her mother and husband, she was predeceased by one brother, Wellons Stowe.
A funeral will be held 2 p.m. Saturday from Barker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ron Graham and the Rev. Rick Withrow officiating. Interment will follow in Highland Burial Park. 
The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Friday at Barker Funeral Home Chapel, and at other times at the residence of her son Marlon Compton, 102 Cedarwood Lane.

Lorene Craft
CHATHAM, Va. - Lorene Jacobs Craft, 72, of 5768 Climax Road, died Thursday, March 2, 2000, in Danville Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 30, 1927 in Pittsylvania County, she was a daughter of the late Ollie Jacobs and Elsie Chism Jacobs, who survives. She was married to William Henry Craft, who predeceased her. She was a member of New Bethel Church of the Brethen, and she was a homemaker.
In addition her husband, she was predeceased by two sons, David Craft and Marshall Turner Craft.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by one daughter, Janet Craft of Chatham; a son, Wesley Craft of Hurt, Va.; two sisters, Charlotte Pierce and Dot Jacobs, both of Gretna, and one brother, Haywood Jacobs of Gretna.
A funeral will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at New Bethel Church of the Brethren with Dr. Alvery Parr, Curtis English and Minister Rudy Hearn officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Friday at Colbert-Moran Funeral Home and at other times at the residence of her daughter Janet Craft, 880 Piney Road, Chatham.
Colbert-Moran Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Eugene Drew
DANVILLE, Va. - Eugene William Drew, 82, of 438 Jeanette Drive, died Thursday, March 2, 2000, at his residence.
Born Nov. 29, 1917 in Chemung Co., N.Y., he was the son of Ray Drew and Ethel Wood Drew. He was married to Violet Aherron Drew, who survives.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a member of Mosley Memorial United Methodist Church. He was a land surveyor.
In addition to his wife of the residence, he is survived by one son, Bill Drew of Merritt Island, Fla.; one daughter, Susan Drew Barnard of Dayton, Ohio; four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Woodrow Giles and the Rev. Daryl Joyce officiating. Interment will be in Highland Burial Park with military graveside honors given by American Legion Post No. 325.
The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday at Townes Funeral Home and at other times at the residence.

Betty Foster
PELHAM, N.C. - Betty Russell Foster of 5323 Allison Road, Pelham, died Wednesday, March 1, 2000, in the Brian Center Bursing Home in Eden, N.C.
Born March 7, 1912 in Caswell County, she was the daughter of Ed Russell and Mollie Gwynn Russell. She was a member of Blackwell Baptist Church.
She was married to Otis Foster, who predeceased her. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include four daughters, Earline F. Mitchell, Marie McLaughlin, Lillie Yancey, all of Pelham, Mollie Turner of Reidsville; four sons, Otis Foster Jr. of Elon College, Donald Foster and Leslie Foster, both of Pelham, Larry Foster of Yanceyville; and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Blackwell Baptist Church with the Rev. Everett Dickerson officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
A viewing will take place from 2-8 p.m. Friday at Fulton Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. At other times the family will receive friends at the home of her daughter, Lillie Yancey, Allison Road, Pelham.

Vera Franklin
STANLEYTOWN, Va. - Vera Thomas Franklin, 88, of 1598 Fairystone Park Hwy., died Wednesday, March 1, 2000, at Blue Ridge Rehabilitation Center.
Born July 6, 1911, in Elamsville, she was the daughter of Landon Jefferson Thomas and Sarah Salmons Thomas. Prior to her retirement, she worked for Bassett Walker Knitting Company. She was also a member of First Baptist Church of Bassett where she was a Sunday School teacher for 25 years.
She was predeceased by two sons, David and Michael Franklin; seven sisters, Elva Pendleton, Stella Lackey, Nora Lackey, Nannie Lackey, Mae Stevenson, Lucy Craig and Ola Thomas; and one brother, Grady Thomas.
Survivors include three daughters, Nadine Franklin of Stanleytown, Peggy Jenkins of Decatur, Ala., and Jackie Tuttle of Bassett; one son, George F. Franklin of Land O'Lakes, Fla.; six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday from the First Baptist Church of Bassett with the Rev. Lew Bennett officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Burial Park.
The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church of Bassett.
Collins & McKee-Stone Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Loyd R. Harvey
DANVILLE, Va. - Loyd R. Harvey, of 296 Arnett Blvd., died Thursday, March 2, 2000, in Piney Forest Health Care Center, after seven years of declining health.
Born Oct. 4, 1915, in Spray, N.C., he was the son of James W. Harvey and Ida Hill Harvey. He was married to Ruby Jackson Harvey, who survives. He was a graduate of Brosville High School and Southwestern University School of Accounting in Los Angeles. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the European theatre where he received three bronze stars. Prior to his retirement, he was a partner of Harris, Harvey, Neal & Company. He was a member of Moffett Memorial Baptist Church where he was a former deacon, former chairman of the Finance Committee and a member of Chapel Sunday School class.
He was a former president of the Roanoke area chapter of the Virginia Society of CPAs, a member of the American Institute of CPAs. He was a former president of the Danville Host Lions Club and was a Melvin Jones Fellow.
He was predeceased by one brother, James B. Harvey.
In addition to his wife of the residence, he is survived by two daughters, Diana Harvey McFarling of Danville, Connie Harvey Alderson of Ringgold; one brother, Garner W. Harvey of Danville; one sister, Evelyn H. Lloyd of Walnut Cove, N.C.; and three grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday from Townes Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Lee D. Ellison and the Rev. Steve Carlton officiating. Interment will be in Highland Burial Park.
The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Friday at Townes Funeral Home and at other times at the residence.

Ethel Hodges
DANVILLE, Va. - Ethel Scott Hodges, 71, of 180 Lamberth Drive, Lot 15, died Wednesday March 1, 2000, at Danville Regional Medical Center, after several years of declining health.
Born March 15, 1928, in Danville, she was the daughter of David Luther Scott and Bessie Jo Lipford Scott. She was married to Harold Clyde Hodges, who predeceased her. She spent most of her life in Danville where she worked for Dan River Inc., and was later employed in home health care. She was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church.
Survivors include one son, Clyde Scott Pruitt of Danville; two sisters, Gertrude Scearce and Geneva Harville, both of Danville; one granddaughter and three step-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Floral Hills Memory Gardens with the Rev. Steve W. Greer officiating.
The family received friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Swicegood Funeral Home and at other times at the residence.

Lottie L. Hodnett
GRETNA, Va. - Lottie L. Hodnett, 76, of 1308 Virginia St., died Wednesday, March 1, 2000, at the Danville Regional Medical Center.
Born Sept. 10, 1923, in Pittsylvania County, she was the daughter of John Wesley Hubbard and Mary Betty Davis Hubbard. She was employed by the Pittsylvania County School System in food preparation. She was a member of the Cherrystone Missionary Baptist Church, where she served on the Deaconess Board, Missionary Society, Cherrystone Baptist Association, Rebecca Mullin Club, Baptist General Convention, Lott Carey Foreign Mission and as a pastor's aide.
She was predeceased by five brothers, James Albert Hubbard, Andrew Hubbard, Richard Hubbard, Alcy Hubbard and Robert Wesley Hubbard; and six sisters, Eliza Taylor, Nannie Pearl Odom, Mary Alice Wyatt, Elizabeth Powe, Bertie Russ and Easter Bell Callands.
Survivors include one son, Freddie Hodnett of Pittsburgh; five daughters, Areline White and Jerline Craft, both of Chatham, Barbara Clements of Altavista, Shelia Booth of Woodbridge and Terri Hodnett of Atlanta; two sisters, Louvenia Callands of Gretna, Betty Sue Cooper of Clearwater, Fla.; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Cherrystone Missionary Church in Chatham with the Rev. Floyd Jones officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family wil receive friends at the residence.
Miller Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Ethel Adkins Jefferson
GRETNA, Va. - Ethel Adkins Jefferson, 82, of 104 North Music St., Colonial Ridge Apt. 404, Gretna, died Thursday, March 2, 2000, in Danville Regional Medical Center.
Born Feb. 8, 1918 in Pittsylvania County, she was a daughter of Harrison S. Adkins and Bessie Haskins Adkins. She was married to Hubert G. Jefferson, who predeceased her. She was a member of Museville Christian Church and a homemaker. 
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by one son, Clark Jefferson.
Survivors include one son, Jimmy Jefferson of Hurt; two daughters, Peggy J. Crawley and Pamela J. Brooks, both of Chatham; 10 granchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Colbert-Moran Chapel with the Rev. Joseph Glass and the ministers Randle Johnson and Bobby Waters officiating. Interment will follow in the Museville Christian Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Friday at Colbert-Moran Funeral Home and at other times at the residence.

Opal Large
DANVILLE, Va. - Opal Peace Large, 82, of 74 Stokesland Ave., died Thursday, March 2, 2000, at her residence.
Born May 26, 1917, in Claiborne County, Tenn., she was the daughter of John Bruce Peace and Sarah Neely Peace.
She was married to Alonzo Herbert Large, who predeceased her. Prior to her retirement, she worked for Dan River Inc. She was a member of the Emanuel Church of the Brethren.
Survivors include two sisters, Martha Chavis of Danville and Mallie Jacobs of Tampa, Fla.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Swicegood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Leonard Martin officiating. Interment will follow at Danville Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Swicegood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dwight Robertson
DANVILLE, Va. - Dwight Stanley Robertson, 36, of 124 Chestnut St., died Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000, at Danville Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 31, 1963, in Danville, he was the son of the late Willie Robertson and Carletta White Robertson, who survives. He served in the U.S. Navy.
In addition to his mother of the residnce, he is survived by one daughter, Keyone A. Ferrel of South Boston; four sisters, Raynell Jordan of Chicago, Judy E. Johnson, Karen Robertson and Terry Robertson, all of Danville; and two brothers, Robin Jordon Robertson of Danville and Leslie Robertson of Troutville.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Fisher & Watkins Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Samuel Griffith officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the residence.

Gipsy Short
THOMASVILLE, N.C. - Gipsy Alice Duncan Short, 74, of 206 Boyce Sink Court, died Wednesday, March 1, 2000, in the High Point Regional Hospital, N.C., after several months of declining health.
Born Jan. 20, 1926 in High Point, she was the daughter of Dewey C. Duncan and Laura Martin Duncan. She was married on June 21, 1947 to F. William Short, who survives. She was a homemaker, a member of Green Street Baptist Church and a residence of High Point for 58 years.
In addition to her husband of the residence, she is survived by two daughters, Bonnie Horney of Thomasville and Martha Hoskins of High Point; and three grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Green Street Baptist Church with the Rev. Gene A. Phillips and Dr. Elliot B. Stewart officiating. A private interment will follow in Floral Garden Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends following the service and at other times at the home of her daughter, Bonnie Horney, at 1304 Heathcliff Road.
Cumby Family Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Ada Smith
GIBSONVILLE, N.C. - Ada Shough Willard Payne Smith, 92, of 5915 Applewyrick Road, died Wednesday, March 1, 2000, at Annie Penn Hospital, Reidsville, N.C., after ten years of declining health.
Born April 2, 1907 in Stuart, she was the daughter of Robert Milton Shough and Jennie Foley Shough. She was first married to Adgar Willard who predeceased her, then married to Lee Harvey Payne who also predeceased her, and later married Frank T. Smith, who survives.
She spent most of her life in the Danville area. Prior to her retirement, she worked for Dan River Inc. She was a member of LcLeansville Baptist Church in Gibsonville.
In addition to her husband of the residence, she is survived by two daughters, Cornelia Maggie Norton of Reidsville, Lucy Butts of Danville, Va.; three sons, Curtis Willard of Reidsville, Henry Willard of Danville, Jimmy Willard of Florida; one sister, Mary Clark of Martinsville, Va.; one brother, Warren Shuff of Stuart, Va.; 22 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren; 16 step-children; and several step-great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Swicegood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jack Lemon officiating. Interment will follow at Danville Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Diane Taylor
CHATHAM, Va. - Diane Berger Taylor, 45, of 1473 Mill Creek Road, Chatham, died Wednesday, March 1, 2000, at her residence.
Born Jan. 13, 1955, in Pittsylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee Berger and Nannie Fitzgerald Berger, who survives. She was married to the late Raleigh Haywood Taylor. She was an LP nurse at Danville Regional Medical Center, and a member of the Antioch Baptist Church.
In addition to her mother of Chatham, she is survived by one daughter, Camesha Jones of the residence; two sons, Anthony Taylor of Danville and Raleigh Taylor of the residence; five sisters, Sally Steptoe of Riverdale, Md., Deloris Rhyne of Bladenburg, Md., Brenda Jackson of Chatham, Sarah Williams of Ocala, Fla., and May Hinnant of Germantown, Md.; four brothers, Robert Berger and Gerald Berger, both of Washington, James Berger of Baltimore and John Berger of Seattle; and four grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday from the Antioch Baptist Church with the Rev. William Tarpley officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. Saturday at Miller Funeral Home, and at other times at the residence.

Beatrice Baker
DANVILLE, Va. - Beatrice Roberts Baker, 64, of 64 Schoolfield Drive, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000, at Danville Regional Medical Center, after two years of declining health.
She spent most of her life in Danville, where she was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was the last member of her family's generation.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday from Mountain View Cemetery with the Rev. Jack Robertson officiating.
Swicegood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Susie Brown
RUFFIN, N.C. - Susie Rodriguez Brown, 75, of 231 Old U.S. Hwy. 29 died Wednesday, May 10, 2000, at her residence.
Born in Rio Grande City, Texas, she was the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. J.L. Rodriguez.
She was married to Harden C. Brown, who predeceased her. She retired from Dan River Mills after 43 years of service. She was a member of Oregon Hill Extension Club, Dan River Retirees Club and Oregon Hill Community Center for Retirees. She was a member of Ruffin United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Trent and Terry B. Bryan, both of Reidsville; two sons, Harden C. Brown Jr. and Gary "Peanut" M. Brown, both of Ruffin; two sisters, Aurora Garcia of Mission, Texas, and Maime Francis of Bradenton, Fla.; one brother, Bobbie Rodriguez of Rio Grande City, Texas; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Ruffin United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Ruffin Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel and other times at the residence.

Terry Cashen
DANVILLE, Va. - Terry Cashen, who was born December 7, 1945, died Monday afternoon May 8th. He was the son of Wilford and Dorothy Cashen.
He is survived by his wife Jennifer Samuels Cashen of Danville; a brother, Richard Benson, his sisters, Alice Young, Gloria McCarthy, and Dorothy Kessler all of upstate New York. 
A private memorial service will be held for family and friends.
In Lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity. It's something Terry would have preferred.

Pauline Eanes
MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Pauline Hankins Eanes, 72, of 15 North Fork Road, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000, at her sister's residence in Ridgeway.
Born Sept. 20, 1927, in Axton, she was the daughter of Lawrence C. Hankins and Lizzie Eanes Hankins.
She was married to James A. Eanes, who predeceased her. She was owner and operator of Pauline Eanes Grocery in Leatherwood for 45 years. She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include two brothers, L.C. Hankins Jr. of Mechanicburg, Pa. and Melvin Hankins of Brosville, and three sisters, O'Beria Furr of Brosville, Inez Ball of Danville and Juanita Yarbrough of Ridgeway.
She was predeceased by two brothers, Clarence A. Hankins and Woodrow H. Hankins.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Norris Funeral Services with the Chaplain Paul Been officiating. Interment will be at Roselawn Burial Park.
The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Norris Funeral Services, and other times at the residence of Juanita Yarbrough, 79 Kilarney Court, Ridgeway.

Rebecca Farris
TROUTVILLE, Va. - Rebecca (Becky) Bauserman Farris, 39, of Troutville, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2000. She was the daughter of Lester A. and Carrie R. Bauserman. She is also survived by her daughter, Amber R. Beasley, Troutville; grandson, Christian Nathaniel Thomas, a brother and sister-in-law, Allen and Amy Bauserman, Clemmons, N.C.; four nieces and six nephews; and a beloved pet beagle, Snoopy. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, 2000 at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel, with the Rev. Charles H. Ward officiating. Interment was in Evergreen Burial Park. Arrangements by Oakey's Roanoke Chapel.

Alice Marlowe
CALLANDS, Va. - Alice Elizabeth Marlowe age 82 of 2557 Robinhood Road Callands, Virginia died May 9, 2000 at her residence in Callands. Miss Marlowe was born January 7, 1918 in Pittsylvania County Virginia. 
She was the daughter of the late William David Marlow and Mary Giles Marlow. She is survived by two sister, Callie M. Wells and Eva Marlow Atkins both of Callands; one brother, Hassell G. Marlowe of Callands. She was predeceased by three sisters and four brothers, Elsie M. Gauldin, Mary Rebecca Gauldin, Nannie M. Hankins, Harvey Marlowe, H.L Marlowe, Henry Marlowe, and Arthur Marlowe. She was a member of County Line Christian Church. Funeral Services will be conducted Thursday May 11, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. from the County Line Christian Church by Dean Ashby, Minister and J.D. Hunt III, Minister. 
Interment will be in the County Line Christian Church cemetery.
The family received friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday May 10 at County Line Christian Church and at other times will be at the residence of her nephew Glenn Marlowe 2561 Robinhood Road, Callands, Va. 
The family suggests in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Martinsville, Va. Scott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Willie Moorman
CRYSTAL HILL, Va. - Willie James Moorman, 91, died Sunday, May 7, 2000, at Piney Forset Health Care Center, Danville.
He was born March 18, 1909 in Halifax County.
Survivors include two brothers, John Moorman and Linzie Moorman of Crystall Hill; two sisters, Mary Holt of Crystal Hill and Velmous Cousin of Albany, N.Y.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sunflower Baptist Church, Nathalie, with the Rev. Robert Tucker officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
A viewing will be held one hour prior to the service.
The family will receive friends at the residence of Linzie Moorman, 1049 Lenning Road, Nathalie.
Crawford, Garrett & Burton Funeral Services Inc., is in charge of arrangements.

Beatrice Snyder
CHATHAM, Va. - Beatrice Bryant Snyder, 81, of 120 Hunt St., died Tuesday, May 9, 2000, at her residence.
Born Aug. 1, 1918, in Pittsylvania County, she was the daughter of George Washington Bryant and Dora Bennett Bryant. She was of the Christian faith.
She was married to Robert G. Snyder, who predeceased her.
Survivors include one sister, Edna B. Adkins of Chatham; one brother, Louis Bryant of Chatham.
She was predeceased by two sisters, Erma B. Cocke and Eva B. Willis, and one brother, Noel Bryant.
A graveside funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Bryant Family Cemetery with Rudolph A. Hearn, Minister officiating.
The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Thursday at Scott Funeral Home.

Hattie Terry
SOUTH BOSTON, Va. - Hattie Womack Terry, 61, died Sunday, May 7, 2000, at Halifax Regional Hospital.
She was born Feb. 22, 1939, in Halifax County.
She was married to Henry Terry, who survives.
In addition to her husband of South Boston, survivors include three daughters, Thalia Traynham, Avaris Terry, and JaDaylyn Terry, all of South Boston; one son, Derwin Terry of Cusetta, Ga.; two brothers, William Womack of Halifax and Oscar Womack of Nathalie, and four grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul CME Church, Halifax, with the Rev. Moses Goldmon officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
A viewing will be held one hour prior to the service.
The family will receive friends at the residence, 2001 Siani Road.
Crawford, Garrett & Burton Funeral Services Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Nora Throckmorton
SCOTTSBURG, Va. - Nora V. Throckmorton, 88, of 2057 Green Level Road, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000, at the Woodview.
Born June 7, 1911, in Halifax County, she was the daughter of Greer Hewill Vaughan and Maude Langford Vaughan.
She was married to Walter Abraham Throckmorton. She was a member of the Scottsburg Baptist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Eulalia T. Thomas of Scottsburg, Rebecca T. Whitt of Virgilina, and Nora Lee T. Whitlow of Clover; one son, Henry Hewill Thorckmorton of Scottsburg; four sisters, Dorothy Martin of Mechanicsville, Margurie Ritt of Richmond, and Mae Butler and Virginia Bracy, both of Scottsburg; three brothers, Andrew, George, and Ed Vaughan, all of Scottsburg; seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by one grandson, Glen Whitlow.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Scottsburg Baptist Church with the Rev. H.V. Conner and the Rev. Bob Richards officiating. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Powell Funeral Home.

Troy Webster
PELHAM, N.C. - Troy Dodson Webster, 79, of 2613 Chandler Mill Road, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000, at V.A. Medical Center, Durham, N.C., after a period of declining health.
Born in Caswell County, he was a son of Troy S. and Annie Sue Holt Webster. 
He lived most of his life in Caswell County and Danville. He was a master carpenter and cabinet maker, a member of Beulah Baptist Church and of American Legion Post 1097 of Danville. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Infantry and Quartermaster Corps from May 1940 through November 1945. His unit, "Wolverines", were in the Normandy Invasion on D-Day and through V-E Day with General Patton's Third Army. He and his unit received numerous awards and citations.
Survivors include four brothers, Thomas L. Webster, Herbert W. Webster, Leonard F. Webster and Henry N. Webster, all of Providence; and four sisters, Dorothy Webster Butts of Purley, N.C., Evelyn Webster Worley of Pelham, Bera Webster Huff of Danville and Carol Webster Lewis of Providence.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday from Beulah Baptist Church, with Rev. Doug Jones officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery, with military rites given by American Legion Post 1097.
The family will receive friends before and after the graveside service. 
Harrelson Funeral Service in Yanceyville is in charge of arrangements.

Iris Wilkerson
DANVILLE, Va. - Iris Hutchinson Wilkerson, 75, of 32 Old Halifax Road, died Wednesday, May 10, 2000, at her residence after four months of declining health.
Born Aug. 16, 1924, in Fries, she was the daughter of Walter R. Hutchinson Sr. and Blanche Roberts Hutchinson.
She was married to Charlie B. Wilkerson, who predeceased her Oct. 27, 1995. She had lived most of her life in Pittsylvania County and Danville. She was employed by Dan River Inc. as a spinner in the #4 Spin of the Schoolfield Division for a number of years until her retirement due to health reasons. She was an active member of State Line Baptist Church for more that 20 years, where she was a member of the Dependable Sunday Class and a nursery worker. She was also a member of the Thursday Afternoon Delight Bowling League.
Survivors include two sons, Jerry Wayne Wilkerson and Ronnie Lee Wilkerson, both of Danville; two brothers, Carlon R. Hutchinson and Walter Ray Hutchinson Jr., both of Danville; four sisters, Doris H. Hankins and Lois H. Moss, both of Danville, Edith H. Hancock of Pelham, N.C. and Wanda H. Doss of Virginia Beach; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by one daughter, Judy Ann Wilkerson Pruitt.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at State Line Baptist Church with the Rev. Wayne Wallace and the Rev. Fred Cox officiating. Interment will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Friday at Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel and other times at the residence.

Duretha Woody
SOUTH BOSTON, Va. -Duretha Jones Woody, 98, died Sunday, May 7, 2000, at her residence.
She was born May 2, 1902, in Halifax County.
Survivors include five daughters, Rebecca Fabian, Virginia Lipscomb, and Helen Terry, all of South Boston, Rosa Williams and Inez Miller, both of New York; one son, Granville Woody Jr. of New York; 36 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Williams Temple CME Church with the Rev. George Brown officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
A viewing will be held one hour prior to service.
The family will receive friends at the residence, 7078 River Road, South Boston.
Crawford, Garrett & Burton Funeral Services Inc., is in charge of arrangements.


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