Miscellaneous Patrick County, Virginia Obituaries

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GLADYS C. COX
Gladys C. Cox, 92, of Monroe, N.C., died Monday, September 20, 1999, at Monroe Manor Rest Home.
She was born in Sedgewick, Alberta, Canada, on May 26, 1907, and was a daughter of the late Thomas L. and Gertrude Whitting Carmichael. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Cox; and her son, Neil Cox, who died July 18.
She was a school teacher and was an original pioneer to the Province of Alberta, Canada.
Surviving are two sisters; daughter-in-law; four grandsons and one granddaughter and a great-grandson.
Funeral services were held Thursday at Davis Funeral Home chapel in Monroe. A graveside service was held in Stuart.
Memorials may be made to The Alzheimer Association, 3420 Shamrock, Dr., Charlotte, N.C. 28215.
Local arrangements were by Moody Funeral Home in Stuart.

LOUISE G. DOVE
Louise Gilbert Dove, 74, of Martinsville, died Wednesday, September 22, 1999, at her home.
She was born November 24, 1924, in Patrick County, and was a daughter of the late James Earnest and Mamie Dalton Gilbert. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Dillard Dove; a daughter, Lisa Gail Dove; three sisters, Grace Witt, Wilba Legg and Pearl Lawless; and six brothers, Turner Gilbert, Hoyt Gilbert, Walter Gilbert, Andrew Gilbert, Ervin Gilbert and Harry Gilbert.
She was a member of Chatham Heights Baptist Church and The Gleaners Sunday school class, and the ladies' auxiliary of the Dyers Store Volunteer Fire Department. She also worked with the American Red Cross at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County.
Surviving are one daughter, Susan Dove Hampton of Martinsville; one son, Ricky Joe Dove of Martinsville; and three grandchildren.
The funeral was held Saturday at Chatham Heights Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Bailey officiating. Burial was in the Dove family cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dyers Store Volunteer Fire Department, c/o Louis Redd, 3495 Old Chatham Rd., Martinsville, Va. 24112; or to Chatham Heights Baptist Church, 1235 Chatham Heights, Martinsville, Va. 24112.
Pallbearers were Eddie Gilbert, Thurman Witt, Milford Witt, Glenn Lawson, Mike Dove, Wayne Dove, Gary Dove and Robert Dove.
Arrangements were by McKee-Stone Funeral Services.

NORMAN T. EDWARDS
Norman Taylor Edwards Sr., 77, of Martinsville, died Thursday, September 23, 1999, at his home.
He was born December 21, 1921, in Pittsylvania County, and was a son of the late Daniel Coleman Edwards and the late Beulah Cook Edwards.
He was a veteran of World War II, and was retired from DuPont. He was a member of Calvary Christian Church, the Knights of Pythians, and the Martinsville Bulldog Booster Club.
Surviving are his wife, Eldean Hazelwood Edwards of the home; three sons, Norman Taylor Edwards Jr. of Axton, Nelson Coleman Edwards of Martinsville and James R. Moran of Ridgeway; one brother, Charles Edwards of Danville; a sister, Louise Martin of Danville; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday at McKee-Stone Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. Eldon Morgan and Dick Hensley. Burial, with military rites by the Patrick County Veterans Memorial Honor Guard, was in Big A Church cemetery.
Pallbearers were Tommy Wright, Don Hurd, G.B. Franklin, Mike Shifflett, Tom Mitchell, Harold Wells, Husky Hall and Larry Turner.
Memorial contributions may be made to Martinsville Bulldog Booster Club, P.O. Box 3540, Martinsville, Va. 24115.
Local arrangements were by Howell Funeral Home, Stuart.

INA C. GREENWOOD
Ina Cruise Greenwood, 74, of Patrick Springs, died Friday, September 24, 1999, at Patrick Community Hospital in Stuart.
She was born April 12, 1925, in Henry County, and was a daughter of the late Tom and Ada Cruise. She was preceded in death by a sister, Pearly Teaton.
Surviving are her husband, James Irvin Greenwood of the home; five children, Nancy Rakes, Kathy Light, Judy Holt and Patricia Jones, all of Stuart, and Henry Lee Greenwood of Claudville; three sisters, Minnie Young of Bassett, Lessie Lewis of Martinsville and Bessie Martin of Bassett; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday at Howell Funeral Home chapel in Stuart. The Revs. Gary Combs and Alan Vass officiated. Burial was in Patrick Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were Benton Moorefield, Joey Light, Darren Light, Terry Amos, Wess Jones, Church Moorefield, Billy Handy and Kenneth Lewis.

RHEBA H. GUNTER
Rheba Mae Haynes Gunter, 80, of Shingle Shop Rd., died Sunday, September 26, 1999, at her home.
A native of Great Falls, S.C., she was a daughter of the late William and Glennie Porter Haynes. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Irvin Gunter; her stepmother, Carrie Wren Haynes; a sister, Nina Standall; and three brothers, Duward, Elmo and Leon Haynes.
She was a nurse in Patrick County for over 45 years and was a long-time member of Stuart Baptist Church.
Surviving are two sons, Bill Gunter of the home and John Gunter of Riner; one sister, Dot Jennings of Sumter, S.C.; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held Tuesday at Patrick Memorial Gardens with Rev. Tony Hall officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1079 Spruce St., Martinsville, Va. 24112.
Arrangements were by Moody Funeral Home in Stuart.

DEXTER B. HALL
Dexter Blanton Hall, 70, of Fieldale, died Wednesday, September 22, 1999, in Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County.
He was born March 18, 1929, in Patrick County, and was a son of the late Aubrey Swanson Hall and the late Ida Hall.
He was a retired security guard at Bassett Furniture Industries and was a member of Collinsville Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Faye H. Hall of the home; one sister, Irene Turman of Burnt Chimney; and two brothers, Winfred M. Hall of Bassett Forks and Alfred L. Hall of Newport News.
Funeral services were held Friday at Bassett Funeral Services chapel. The Rev. Tracy Freeman officiated. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery in Martinsville.

WILLIAM L. HILL
William Lowell Hill, 79, of Blue Ridge Nursing Center and formerly of Brushy Mountain Rd. in Stuart, died Thursday, September 23, 1999, at Patrick Community Hospital in Stuart.
He was born March 6, 1920, in Powhatan, and was a son of the late James and Ethel Collins Hill. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Moir Hill.
He was a retired farmer and was also retired from J.P. Stevens, Inc.
Surviving are his wife, Mamie Ruth Anderson Hill of his home; one daughter, Patricia Gail Oakley of Stuart; one son, Barry Allan Hill of Stuart; one brother, Brockley Hill of Amelia; and one grandson.
Funeral services were held Friday at Collinstown Presbyterian Church with Dr. Charles Howell officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers were Clarence Mitchell, Darrel Mitchell, Johnnie Dunkley, Stanley Hill, Jimmy Francis and Jerry Francis.
Memorial contributions may be made to CCDF Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, c/o J.S. Love, 567 Collinstown Rd., Stuart, Va. 24171.
Arrangements were by Moody Funeral Home in Stuart.

ROYAL B. HUDSON
Royal Bryant (Cadillac) Hudson, 82, of Bassett, died Monday, September 27, 1999, at his home.
He was born July 15, 1917, in Patrick County, and was a son of the late Joe and Flossie Woodall Hudson. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Marie Martin; and brothers, John, Joe, Carl and Leonard Hudson.
He was a U.S. Army veteran who served in Japan during World War II, and was retired from Frith Construction Co. with 15 years of service.
Hudson was a member of the Oak Level Ruritan Club and Woodmen of the World. He was of the Primitive Baptist faith.
Surviving are his wife, Irene Fulcher Hudson of the home; one daughter, Ann Yale of Bassett; two brothers, Reid Hudson of Rocky Mount and Walter Hudson of Myrtle Beach; one sister, Irene Willis of Martinsville; two granddaughters and one great-granddaughter.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Collins Funeral Chapel with Elder Carl Terry officiating. Burial will be in Henry Memorial Park.

CHANNIE A. LEONARD
Channie A. Leonard, 95, of Salem, died Tuesday, September 21, 1999.
A native of Patrick County, she was a daughter of Lum and Cora Anderson. She was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Leonard Sr.; and a son, Charles E. Leonard.
She was a librarian for Roanoke County for 25 years.
Surviving are one son, James A. Leonard Jr. of Carefree, Ariz.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
Funeral services were conducted Friday at John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home in Salem with the Rev. Billy White officiating. Burial was at Sherwood Memorial Park.

BEADIE B. MELTON
Beadie Frances Brim Melton, 78, of Bassett, died Wednesday, September 22, 1999, at Blue Ridge Rehab Center.
She was born September 2, 1921, in Patrick County, and was a daughter of the late Doc and Nora Martin. She was also preceded in death by four brothers.
She retired from Dominion L.O.F. in Bassett, and was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.
Surviving are one son, William D. "Jabo" Brim of Bassett; one brother, Grady Martin of Bassett; one granddaughter and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held Friday at Pleasant View Baptist Church with the Revs. Rick Anderson and Wayne Hannah officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers were Mike Hudson, Ed Bryant, Tracy Goad, Dennis Walker, Lonnie Stone, W.D. Hudson, Kenny Deal, Grady Ratliff and Robert Stout.
Arrangements were by Bassett Funeral Services.

HARRY A. NEWMAN
Harry Allen Newman, 68, of Reidsville, N.C., died Sunday, September 26, 1999, at his home.
He was a native of Stokes County, N.C., and was a son of the late John D. and Ruth Wall Newman.
Newman was a former school principal in Patrick County, and had retired after working as a salesman for United Elastic and J.P. Stevens. Co. He was an Army veteran.
Surviving are one son, Dennis A. Newman of Greensboro, N.C.; two daughters, Lois DeMars of Greensboro and Ruth Marohn of Salisbury, N.C.; two half brothers, William Joyce of Madison, N.C. and Howard W. Joyce of Greensboro, N.C.; a half sister, Annie Ruth Rhodes of Madison; and five grandchildren.
The funeral was held Tuesday at the Ray Funeral Home chapel in Madison. Burial was in Oak Grove Baptist Church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Remmsco, 108 N. Main St., Reidsville, N.C. 27320.
This obituary courtesy of Moody Funeral Home in Stuart.

BERTHA H. RAMEY
Bertha Mae Hopkins Ramey, 76, of Patrick Springs, died Tuesday, September 28, 1999, at Patrick Community Hospital in Stuart.
A native of West Virginia, she was born July 19, 1923, and was a daughter of the late Pete David and Martha Ellen Witt Hopkins. She was preceded in death by her husband, John G. Ramey, on March 11, 1994.
She was retired from Bassett-Walker Company and Stanley Furniture Company.
Surviving are five children, David Ramey and Michael Ramey, both of Patrick Springs, Patricia Ramey and Judy Bishop, both of Bassett, and Sue Myers of Collinsville; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home chapel in Stuart. Burial will be in the Adams family cemetery.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home.

RUSSELL M. THOMASON
Russell Morton Thomason, 85, of Airway Rd., Spencer, died Thursday, September 23, 1999, at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County.
He was born June 18, 1914 in Franklin County, and was a son of the late Henry Floyd and Minnie Stanley Thomason. He was preceded in death by four sisters, Doris Ramsey, Bernice Hair, Elmer Thomason and Ruth Jennell.
He was a World War II veteran. He was employed by Lester Home Center and was a member of VFW Post #78 of Patrick Springs. He was also a member of W.O.W. of Martinsville and the Spencer Ruritan Club.
Surviving are his wife, Lessie Gregory Thomason of the home; two daughters, Carolyn Ruth Worley of Woolwine and Doris M. Shepherd of Spencer; one son, David M. Thomason of Florida; three sisters, Mildred Thompson, Effie Oakley and Louise King, all of Martinsville; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday at Roselawn Chapel Funeral Home with Minister James Jordan officiating. Burial, with graveside rites by the Martinsville-Henry Honor Guard, was at Roselawn Burial Park
Pallbearers were Jason Perry, John Perry, Stacey Perry, James Worley, Brian Worley and Robert Worley.

EDITH H. VIA
Edith H. Via, 92, of Martinsville, died Saturday, September 25, 1999, at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County.
She was born August 8, 1907 and was a daughter of the late Charles Olando and Sallie Milton Padgett Hanby. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Woodson Via; and two sisters, Mrs. Ralph Williams and Mrs. Taft Carter.
She was a graduate of Ferrum College, and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Martinsville. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Eastern Star.
Surviving are three daughters, Ruth Evans of Hickory, N.C., Joyce Anderson of Port Townsend, Wash., and Louise Burch of Fredericksburg; one son, Charles W. Via of Richmond; three sisters, Jessie Key of Martinsville and formerly of Stuart, Mary Lou Elkins and Annie Lee Ferrell, both of Martinsville; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday at First United Methodist Church in Martinsville with the Rev. Linda Kusse-Wolfe officiating. Burial was in Roselawn Burial Park.
Pallbearers were Taft Carter Jr., Stuart Ferrell, Duke Ferrell, Michael Tuccori, Edwin Via, Clarence Key, Tom Millehan and Paige Holder.
Arrangements were by Norris Funeral Services.

CHRISTMAS P. BILLINGS
Christmas Eve P. Billings, 36, of Foley Ridge Rd., Stuart, died Saturday, November 6, 1999, at Patrick Community Hospital.
A native of Rockingham County, N.C., she was born December 14, 1962, and was a daughter of Steve and Carrlie Paul.
She was employed by Vaughan Furniture Co. in the cabinet room for one year.
Surviving are her husband, Jerry Franklin Billings of the home; one son, Joshua Hatley of New London, N.C.; three sisters, Melanie Webb of Ellerbee, N.C., Stephanie Rainwater of Hamlet, N.C., and Sarah Lassiter of Rockingham, N.C.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at Community Funeral Services chapel. Kelly G. Ratliff officiated. Burial was in the McPeak family cemetery in Dugspur.

A. KEITH DAVIDSON
Pastor A. Keith Davidson, 51, of Critz, died Sunday, November 7, 1999, at his home.
He was born March 5, 1948, in Welch, W.Va., and was a son of Nancy Faye Ayers Davidson of Martinsville and the late Wiley Young Davidson.
He was employed at Fieldcrest Mills for five years and was an evangelist for Church of God for over five years. He served as pastor of Critz Church of God for 16 years, and was employed by Patrick County School System since 1996 as a school bus driver.
Davidson was a U.S. Army veteran and served during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Critz Church of God, and was a founder of Time for Deliverance TV/Outreach Ministries. He was a former member of Church of God Youth Board and Church of God Evangelism Board.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his wife, Denise Hazelwood Davidson of the home; one daughter, Karissa Davidson Billings of Bassett; one son, Gregory Keith Davidson of Critz; four sisters, Marilee Coine of Denver, Colo., Peggy Cavaluzzi of Fieldale, Nancy Mayhorn and Carol Jennings, both of Collinsville; two brothers, Ken Davidson of Fieldale and Kermit Davidson of Martinsville; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Martinsville Church of God. The Revs. Frank Allen and Jimmy D. Wood will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Burial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to Critz Church of God Building Fund, P.O. Box 177, Critz, Va. 24082.

JESSE C. GUNTER
Jesse Cooper Gunter, 90, of Mount Airy, N.C., died Monday, November 1, 1999, in Central Continuing Care Nursing Center in Mount Airy.
He was born September 25, 1909, in Patrick County, and was a son of the late Thomas and Annie Ceasar Gunter.
He was retired from Northwestern Bank.
Surviving are his wife, Vera Rawley Gunter of the home; five sons, Thomas Gunter, Vestal R. Gunter and Charles Gunter, all of New Jersey, Samuel Gunter and Willis C. Gunter, both of Mount Airy; 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday at Stewarts Creek Primitive Baptist Church with Elder James Lester Martin officiating. Burial was in Skyline Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements were by Spencer Funeral Home.

ARLESS R. LARGEN
Arless Rush Largen, 68, of Jeb Stuart Hwy., Meadows of Dan, died Thursday, November 4, 1999, at North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem, N.C.
A Virginia native, he was born May 17, 1931, and was a son of the late Macy Horton Largen and Walker Largen.
He retired from Bassett Superior Lines in Bassett, and was of the Primitive Baptist faith.
Surviving are his wife, Rachel Reynolds Largen of the home; three daughters, Susan Largen of Meadows of Dan, Carol Sowder of Bassett and Lynn Alvarado of Mebane, N.C.; one son, Buster Largen of Meadows of Dan; five sisters, Bonnie Dalton of Bassett, Lura Lindsey of Richmond, Myrtle Goad of Meadows of Dan, Betty Goad of Vesta, and Florence Goad of Hillsville; one brother, Connie Largen of Mount Airy, N.C.; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday at Bassett Funeral Home chapel by Elder Joe Howard McGrady. Burial was in the Reynolds cemetery.
Pallbearers were Joe Dalton, R.L. Marshall, Terry Largen, Glenn Largen, Eric Fitzgerald, Randy Largen, Buck Dalton, and Lonnie Howell.

CLINTON C. MABE
Clinton Charles Mabe, 23, of Marshall Ln., Ararat, died Thursday, November 4, 1999, at Patrick Community Hospital.
He was born September 18, 1976, in Forsyth County, N.C., and was a son of Wanda Mabe Jones.
He was employed at Kentucky Derby Hosiery Mills in Mount Airy, N.C.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, are one son, Austin Blake Mabe of Ararat; his grandmother, Jeanne Marie Marshall of Ararat; his step-grandfather, Roy Marshall of Ararat; two sisters, Samantha Castor and Jeri Jones, both of Ararat; and his fiancée, Beth Nicole Stokes of Patrick Springs.
A graveside service was conducted Sunday at Doe Run Church cemetery by the Rev. Ricky Martin.
Arrangements were by Moody Funeral Home of Mount Airy.

EMMA P. MITCHELL
Emma Plaster Mitchell, 85, of Glen Allen, died Tuesday, November 2, 1999, at Marie Adult Care in Manakin.
She was born February 6, 1914, in Patrick County, and was a daughter of the late Joseph Albert and Daisy Lou Martin Plaster. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John O. Mitchell, in 1966.
She was a self-employed seamstress and had been affiliated with Pauline Lawson Interior Decorating for over 30 years.
Surviving are two daughters, Frances M. Thorpe of Ashland and Ruth M. Johnston of Glen Allen; two brothers, Hugh Plaster of Martinsville and Paul Plaster of Salem; three sisters, Lucille P. Campbell of Falls Church, Louise P. Slugocki of Allentown, Pa., and Hazel P. Kepus of Pittsburgh, Pa.; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Friday at Norris Funeral Services chapel by Elder Lane Carter. Burial was in Roselawn Burial Park.
Pallbearers were Mitchell Johnston, David Johnston, Douglas Thorpe, John Thorpe, Larry Plaster and Donald Thorpe.

EVELYN M. RICHARDSON
Evelyn Mitchell Richardson, 73, of Meadowbrook Nursing Home, Tucker, Ga., died Tuesday, November 2, 1999, in Tucker.
She was born December 12, 1925, in Patrick County, and was a daughter of the late John T. and Lillie S. Mitchell. She was also preceded in death by her husband, J. Edwin Richardson.
She attended Blue Ridge High School and was a graduate of Mount Airy High School, Mount Airy, N.C., and The Technical College of Greensboro, N.C. She was a homemaker and was a member of Northside Methodist Church.
Surviving are one daughter, Kitty Richardson Conrad of Atlanta, Ga.; one son, John E. Richardson of Richmond; one brother, William T. Mitchell of Claudville; and two grandchildren.
The funeral was held Friday at Moody Funeral Home chapel in Mount Airy. Burial was in Oakdale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 1386-A Westgate Center Dr., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103.

LOLA M. ROBERTSON
Lola M. Robertson, 83, of Rocky Mount, died Tuesday, November 9, 1999.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Silas Giles Robertson; a son, Buell Hammock; and a grandchild, Frances Taylor.
Surviving are four daughters, Edna Cannaday of Martinsville, Joyce Waldron of Glade Hill, Carolyn Bowman of Stuart and Elsie Perdue of Glade Hill; 22 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Memorial services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Flora Funeral Chapel, Rocky Mount. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and at other times at the home of Edna Cannady, 379 Baronwood Rd., Martinsville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 3512 Brambleton Ave., Roanoke, Va. 24018; or to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 217, Rocky Mount, Va. 24151.

MAYNARD L. RORRER
Maynard Lee Rorrer, 65, of Waterfall Lane, Stuart, died Saturday, November 6, 1999, at North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem.
A Patrick County native, he was a son of the late Fred C. and Fannie Lawless Rorrer.
He was retired from Elastotec Corp. and was a deacon at Sycamore Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Annette H. Rorrer of the home; two daughters, Kathy Pilson and Renee Harbour, both of Stuart; two sisters, Hortense Crawford and Maureen Blankenship, both of Collinsville; three brothers, English (Buzz) Rorrer, J. W. (Chappy) Rorrer and Calvin (Sam) Rorrer, all of Stuart; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held Monday at Sycamore Baptist Church with the Rev. Gerald Melton officiating. Burial, with military rites by the Patrick County Veterans' Memorial Honor Guard, was in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers were Odean Sheppard, Rayvonne Cassady, Dwayne Adams, Roger Brown, Gary Hall, Jeff Mitchell, Jeryl Stowe and Frank Leavitt.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sycamore Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Nancy Midkiff, treasurer, 179 Sycamore Church Lane, Stuart, Va. 24171.

WINNIE H. THORNTON
Winnie Hylton Thornton, 99, of Mechanicsville and formerly of Martinsville, died Thursday, November 4, 1999.
She was born January 3, 1900, in Patrick County, and was a daughter of the late Elsworth N. and Lillie Wood Hylton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell M. Thornton; a sister, Dovie J. Hylton; and a brother, Marvin W. Hylton.
She lived in Martinsville for over 50 years and was a member of Starling Avenue Baptist Church until she moved from the area in 1983.
Surviving are one son, Ralph Thornton of Midlothian; one daughter, Ruth Harlow; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held Saturday at Mechanicsville Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home.

IRVIN H. WOOD
Irvin Hanford Wood, 78, of Woolwine Hwy., Woolwine, died Tuesday, November 2, 1999, at Veterans Administration Hospital in Salem.
A native of Patrick County, he was born November 21, 1920, to the late Ellis K. and Bertha Nolen Wood. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Viola Rorrer and Lucy Opal Wood.
He served in the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theater during World War II and was retired from Liberty Fabrics.
Surviving are his wife, Beatrice L. Wood of the home; his stepmother, Elsie Foley Wood of Stuart; one son, Danny L. Wood of Stuart; three sisters, Eura Tuggle of Ferrum, Essie Nolen of Collinsville and Edna Mae Atkins of Ridgeway; two brothers, Gifford Kenton Wood of Collinsville and Glayten Charles Wood of Woolwine; and one grandson.
The funeral was conducted Friday at Woolwine United Methodist Church by the Revs. Patricia Stover and Luther Hopkins. Burial was in the Woolwine cemetery. Military rites were by the Patrick County Veterans' Memorial Honor Guard.
Pallbearers were Roger Tuggle, Jimmy Tuggle, Gary Atkins, Ronnie Nolen, Bennie Dillon and Scott Lee.
Arrangements were by Moody Funeral Home of Stuart.


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