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BOOTH, Roy B., 76, of Troutville, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2000, in a Roanoke hospital. Surviving are his sisters, Ella Mae Booth and Garnet (Peanut) Minnix, both of Roanoke; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Herman Dooley. Memorials may be made to Coling Baptist Chapel. A graveside funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, December 4, 2000, in Mountain View Cemetery, Vinton. The Rev. Michael D. Hogan will officiate. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Oakey's North Chapel.

BUSH, Miss Frances E., 94, of Vinton, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2000, at her home. She was a member of Campbell Memorial Presbyterian Church and the daughter of the late Howard M. and Fannie E. Bush. She is survived by a niece, Mrs. Robert D. "Linda" Simpson, Jr. of Roanoke; and a great-nephew, David S. Simpson; a niece, Mrs. Holly "Janet" Kednocker; great-nieces, Tamela Kednocker, Meloney Kednocker, Christy Kednocker, Amy Kednocker, Terry Kednocker; great-nephew, Scott Kednocker, all of Newberry, S.C.; and a number of cousins. Funeral services will be conducted from Oakey's Vinton Chapel 12 noon Saturday, December 2, 2000 with the Reverend Andrew S. Good officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Burial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to Campbell Memorial Presbyterian Church. Friends may call at Oakey's Vinton Chapel where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.

CROMWELL, John Henry, 83, of Salem, died Thursday, November 30, 2000. Mr. Cromwell was a member of the Good News Baptist Church of Roanoke and had retired from Hollins College as a Groundskeeper. He was preceded in death by his wives, Ida Mae Gathany Cromwell and Ina Rose Cromwell, and sister, Frances Dyer. Survivors include his children and spouses, John E. "Jack" and Barbara Cromwell of Roanoke, James Lynn Cromwell of Pilot, Linda Taylor of Atlanta, Georgia, Crystaleen and Gary Wolfe of Culpeper, Wayne and Donna Rose of Clarksville, Tennessee, Wendell and Joan Rose of Norwich, New York; brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Dorothy Cromwell of Binghampton, New York, Floyd and Barbara Cromwell of Vinton; sister, Ruth Garner of Hallstead, Pa.; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at Botetourt Funeral Home Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 2, 2000 in the chapel of Botetourt Funeral Home with the Rev. Irvin W. Sloan officiating. Visitation will be held in the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home in Hallstead, Pennsylvania Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday, December 5, 2000 at 2 p.m. in Franklin Hill Cemetery in Hallstead, Pa. Arrangements entrusted to Botetourt Funeral Home, Buchanan (254-3000) and Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Hallstead, Pa. (570-879-2287).

DUNBAR, Tula Lee Slone, 87, of Roanoke, passed away Friday, December 1, 2000. Arrangements by Oakey's North Chapel.

HARTSOOK, Elizabeth Anne Swain Mundy, (Libby), of Roanoke, entered into rest on Wednesday, November 29, 2000. Born in Roanoke, Va., on September 24, 1960, she leaves to mourn her passing her parents, Barbara Anne Paxton Swain and Charles Edward Swain; children, Jeremiah Mundy, April Hartsook and Jason Vaught; her two precious grandchildren, Seth Daniel Hartsook, and Brandon Lee Mundy; grandmother, Eloise Paxton; a very special aunt, Shirley Mae Paxton; aunt, Norma Paxton Harris; uncle, Russell L. Paxton, Jr.; and cousins, Charles, Jeffrey, and Timothy Harris and their families. A private memorial service will be conducted at Simpson-Tharp Funeral Home. (366-0707)

HUFF, James L. Jr., 78, of Roanoke, passed away Friday, December 1, 2000. Surviving are his wife, Barbara Gregory Huff; two daughters, Caroline J. Huff of Roanoke, Nancy Huff Burnette and husband, Mark of Sterling, Va.; a sister, Helen L. Huff of Roanoke. Graveside funeral services will be at the Old Dominion Memorial Gardens, 12:30 p.m. Saturday, December 2, 2000, with the Rev. David Walton officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Parkinson's Disease Association. Arrangements by Oakey's East Chapel.

HUNTER, Mary Tiny, 73, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2000 in a Roanoke hospital. She was the widow of David Lee Hunter, Sr. Surviving are a son, David L. Hunter, Jr. and his wife, Melissa of Roanoke; three grandchildren, David L. Hunter, III, Billy Meier and Melanie Hunter; and sisters, Lillie W. McCormick and Maude W. Casey, both of Amherst, Virginia Lee Bryant of Appomattox. Graveside funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 4, 2000 in Sherwood Memorial Park. Visitation will be private. Arrangements by Oakey's North Chapel.

JANNEY, Nellie Pratt, 79, of Roanoke, died Friday, December 1, 2000. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harley "Rocky" Janney; two daughters, Ruth Jeanette Janney and Helen Janney Jones; her parents, Loranze and Inez Pratt; and a brother, Brown Pratt. She is survived by one daughter, Vera J. Borell, Vinton; two sons and daughters-in-law, Marvin H. Janney and wife, Jodi, Stoneville, North Carolina, Leonard I. Janney and wife, Pam of Salem; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; her sister, Lois Gibbs, Floyd; and two brothers, Lawrence Pratt of Floyd and Otis E. Pratt of Christiansburg. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, December 4, 2000 at Oakey's South Chapel with the Rev. Jeff Etheridge officiating. Burial will follow in Jacksonville Cemetery, Floyd. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Good Samaritan Hospice, 3825 Electric Road, S.W., Suite A, Roanoke, Virginia 24018. The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Oakey's South Chapel.

JONES, Annie Ruth Ward, 83, of Salem, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2000. Funeral services, Saturday, 3 p.m. Arrangements by John M. Oakey & Son Salem Funeral Home. (389-5441) 

LACKEY, Larry V., 65, of Vinton, died Thursday, November 30, 2000. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday at Vinton Baptist Church. Arrangements by Oakey's Vinton Chapel.

MANKO, Lillian, 75, of Roanoke, passed away suddenly at her home on Thursday, November 30, 2000. She was the widow of Rolf Manko. Lillian was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She was a graduate of Wayne State University where she received her B.A. in Education. She taught school in Detroit and later in Schenectady, N.Y. She moved to Roanoke in 1956 and she took some time off from teaching to raise her two children. In 1970 she opened, taught, and directed the Yeled Nursery School at Beth Israel Synagogue where she worked until her retirement in 1985. She volunteered as a teacher at the Beth Israel Synagogue Religious School, as a tutor at the West End Center, and as a helper at the Free Clinic and the Roanoke City Rescue Mission. She was active in the Beth Israel Sisterhood where she was a former president, active in B'Nai Brith and Hadassah. She created and ran the Friendship Club for Seniors. She was active in the Continuous Adult Learning Program through the Elder Scholar Program. She was an avid reader and book club member, and had a lifelong concern for children, the elderly, those who were less fortunate than her and the environment. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Cris Manko of Reisterstown, Md.; daughter and son-in-law, Gloria and Steve Silverberg of Potomac, Md.; six grandchildren, Rachel, Marc, Aaron and Brianna Manko, Michelle and Nicole Silverberg. Funeral services will be held at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel 1:30 p.m. Sunday, December 3, 2000 with Rabbi Manes Kogan officiating. Interment will follow in Beth Israel Cemetery. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service. The family suggests memorials be made to Beth Israel Synagogue, 920 Franklin Road, SW, Roanoke, Va. 24014. Arrangements by Oakey's Roanoke Chapel.

MARTIN, Shirley Marie, 61, of Catawba, passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2000. She was born on September 7, 1939. She was employed for 31 years with Rusco Window Company. She was predeceased by her parents, Ray and Marie Martin, twin sister, Charlotte M. Garman, and brother, James L. Martin. She is survived by four brothers, Lyle Martin of Elkton, Va., Gene Martin of Roanoke, Bobby Martin and Billy Martin of Catawba; three sisters, Elizabeth M. Stephens of King William, Va., Eleanor M. Richardson of Cloverdale and Judy M. Caldwell of Catawba; 18 nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, December 2, 2000 at Oakey's North Chapel with Rev. Loraine Taylor officiating. The interment will follow in Hall Cemetery in Catawba. The family will receive friends 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Oakey's North Chapel. 

PENTECOST, Mary Ellen, 72, of Salem, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2000. Funeral services, College Lutheran Church in Salem on Monday at 1 p.m. Arrangements by John M. Oakey & Son Salem Funeral. 389-5441

REYNOLDS, Juanita F., 78, of Salem, died on Sunday, November 30, 2000. She is survived by three sisters, Charlotte R. Walker, Pottstown, Pa., Mozelle R. Dobyns, and Winsloe R. Thurman, both of Salem; and one brother, Calvin Reynolds, Vinton; and her very special friend, Pam Wood of Roanoke; she is also survived by 13 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one sister, Evelyn Jones Hall; and four brothers, James Schoolcraft Reynolds, John L. Reynolds, Jr., Randolph D. Reynolds, all of Salem, and Frank Reynolds of Pilot. She graduated from Andrew Lewis High School and Jefferson Hospital School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse. She enlisted in the Army and served aboard hospital ships in the Mediterranean during World War II. She worked at White Cross Hospital in Salem and McGuire Veterans Administration Hospital in Richmond, until her retirement in 1985, when she returned to Salem to live. She is a member of Ft. Lewis Christian Church. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, December 3, 2000, at Lotz Funeral Home, Salem. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, December 4, 2000, at Lotz Salem Chapel, the Rev. William Murdock will officiate. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park. Flowers may be sent or donations may be made to Ft. Lewis Christian Church, 2931 W. Main Street, Salem. 

STUMP, Eva Roberts, 93, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2000. Arrangements are being handled by Lotz Funeral Home, Salem. 

THOMAS, Nellie Werner, 94, of Friendship Manor, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 29, 2000. Funeral service, West End United Methodist Church, 11 a.m. Saturday. Arrangements by Oakey's South Chapel.

WEINSTEIN, Mary Morris, 95, of Forrest, formerly of Salem, died Thursday, November 30, 2000. Graveside services 10 a.m. Monday. Arrangements by John M. Oakey's & Son, Salem, 389-5441.

WOOD, Aleph H. Jr., (Bill), 61, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2000 at the V.A. Medical Center, Salem after a long battle with cancer. Bill served in the United States Air Force and retired after a serious tractor trailer accident in 1972. Bill was a member of West End Presbyterian Church, the Disable American Veterans, a member of Virginia Heights Masonic Lodge, #324, Roanoke Scottish Rite Bodies, the Kazim Shrine Temple and Clown Unit. He was preceded in death by his father, Aleph H. Wood, Sr. Surviving are his wife of 38 years, Geraldine "Geri" Cassity Wood; his children, Gary H. Wood and wife, Shelly, William A. (Tony) Wood and wife, Melissa, Richard L. (Rick) Wood, Sherry Burton and husband, Steve, all of Roanoke, Kathy Scott and her husband, Pete of Salem; his grandchildren, Derik A. Wood, Josh Hall, Bo Wood, Shawn Wood, Jenea Wood, Brittany Wood, Marie Wood, Annie Ray Wood, Chris Walters, Allen Burton, Allison Burton and Simon Scott; his mother, Agnes Woodruff Harris of Roanoke; two brothers, Michael Harris of Roanoke and Ronald Harris of Smith Mountain Lake; also many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; many close personal friends. Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Monday, December 4, 2000 at Oakey's South Chapel with Dr. Harry Y. Gamble and the Rev. W. Nolan Teague officiating. Burial with Masonic Graveside Rites will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 p.m. at Oakey's South Chapel. The family would like to thank the staff of the V.A. Medical Center, Housecall Hospice and the many, many friends Bill made while at the V.A. Hospital. You all made a big difference during the final hours of Bill's life.

GILBERT, Edith W., (Bobbie), 76, of Huddleston, passed away Monday, December 1, 2000. Arrangements by Updike Funeral Home, Huddleston.

JAMES, Woodrow Wilson, 84, of Boones Mill, passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2000. Funeral services will be private. Arrangements by Oakey's South Chapel.

MITCHELL, Clyde L., 82, of Bedford, passed away Friday, December 1, 2000, at his residence. He was born March 19, 1918, in Franklin County, a son of the late Herbert Lester Mitchell and Beulah Hannabass Mitchell. He was a retired employee of the Rubatex Corporation and was a member of the Epworth United Methodist Church. Mr. Mitchell was a life member of the Bedford Ruritan CLub, a member of the Liberty Masonic Lodge #109 Order of the Eastern Star, and was a member of the Scottish Rites and Kazim Temple. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Mitchell Mitchell; a son, Gary Mitchell, Bedford; and two sisters, Clara M. Garnett, Lynchburg, Doris M. Craig, Bedford. A funeral service will be conducted Sunday, December 3, 2000 at 3 p.m. from the Updike Funeral Chapel, by the Rev. David Lagerveld and the Rev. Emory Tarpley. Interment will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery. Friends may call after 12 noon Saturday and the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Updike Funeral Home, Bedford. The family requests that those wishing to make memorials do so to their favorite charity.

PRESTON, Charles Wayne Sr., 74, of Huddleston, died Thursday, November 30, 2000, in the Carilion Bedford Memorial Hospital. He was born September 1, 1926, in Bedford County, a son of the late John Edwin Preston and Woody Frednal Nichols Preston. He was a retired employee of Gardner Pallets, was a member of the Masonic Lodge #180, and was a member of the Bethesda United Methodist Church. Mr. Preston was also a World War II Army Veteran. He is survived by his wife, Guida Stockner Preston; two sons, Norvell "Butch" Preston, Hurt, C. W. Preston, Jr., Lynchburg; a daughter, Scarlet P. Morgan, Huddleston; a brother, F. Burton Preston, Huddleston; a sister, Polly P. Wells, Bedford; five grandsons, Charles Wayne Preston, III, Norfolk, Robert N. Milton, Jesse Wayne Milton, Cameron D. Preston, all of Huddleston, and Taylor Wade Preston, Bedford; and a granddaughter, Carrie E. Preston, Huddleston. A funeral service will be conducted Sunday, December 3, 2000, at 1 p.m. from the Updike Funeral Chapel, Huddleston, by Elder Eddie G. Lyle and the Rev. Timothy Dooley. Interment will follow in the Bethesda United Methodist Church Cemetery. Friends may call after 12 noon Saturday, and the family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Updike Funeral Home, Huddleston, and other times at the residence, 2398 Preston Mill Road, Huddleston. 

ROBINSON, Wade Francis, 80, of Bedford, died Friday, December 1, 2000. Arrangements by Carder-Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford.

SHIVELY, Katherine Belle, (Kate), 90, of the Gogginsville community of Franklin County, passed away Friday morning December 1, 2000, at the Alterra Clare Bridge facility in Roanoke. She was born on May 26, 1910 in Franklin County, to the late Elder Edward Lee and Mary Catherine Flora Blankenship. Kate was a longtime and faithful member of Gogginsville United Methodist Church, having joined during the 1930s. She was a teacher's aid at Boones Mill Elementary School and Sontag Elementary School for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Otis "J.O." Shively. Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Robert E. and Joyce H. Shively of Troutville; two daughters and a son-in-law, Anne S. Webb of Hardy, Sarah S. and C. Ralph Arthur, Jr. of Radford; nine grandchildren, Robert E. Shively, Jr., Jane S. Snyder, Julie S. Miller, Thomas R. Webb, Jr., Kaye W. Cash, Anne W. McGuire, Susan W. Lynch, Mary Katherine Arthur, Charles R. Arthur, III; eleven great-grandchildren; one brother, Arthur L. Blankenship of Covington and recently of Richmond; one sister, Flora B. Hamilton of Roanoke. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday from Gogginsville United Methodist Church with Rev. Brian Sixbey officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Good Samaritan Hospice, 3825 Electric Rd., SW, Suite A, Roanoke, Va. 24018. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Flora Funeral Service, S. Main St., Rocky Mount.

STANLEY, Rosie Carter, 84, of Bedford, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2000 in the Carilion Bedford Memorial Hospital. She was born April 14, 1916 in Bedford County, a daughter of the late John Banks Carter and Annie Musgrove Carter. Her husband was the late Paul Pleasant Stanley. She is survived by four sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth L. and Doris Stanley, Roger A. and Brenda Stanley, David D. and Martha Stanley, all of Bedford, Cecil C. and Dorothy Stanley, Lynchburg; five grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. A funeral service will be conducted from the graveside at Virginia Memorial Park on Saturday, December 2, 2000 at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Kenneth Fogus. The family requests that those wishing to make memorials consider the Goode Lifesaving Crew. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home, Bedford.

TURPIN, Louise Norton, 91, of Bedford, died Thursday, November 30, 2000. Funeral service 3 p.m. Monday, at Big Island Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday, at Big Island Baptist Church. Arrangements by Carder-Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford.

WILLIE, Raymond Anderson, 83, of Callaway, passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2000. Funeral services 2 p.m. Saturday, from Flora Funeral Chapel, S. Main Street, Rocky Mount.

WOODY, Elva Mae Hodges, 100, of Rocky Mount, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2000. Funeral services, Saturday, 1 p.m. at Lynch Funeral Home Chapel, Rocky Mount.

COLLINS, Jennifer Michelle, 29, of Christiansburg went to be with her Heavenly Father on Thursday, November 30, 2000. She was preceded in death by a grandmother, Dorothy Dalton Collins. She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Sylvia and Daniel Seavey, Christiansburg; her father, Gary Wayne Collins, Floyd; her maternal grandmother, Hollie Nuckols, Christiansburg; grandfathers, Edward Nuckols, West Virginia and Warren Bruce Collins, Dublin; uncles and aunts, Edward, Nuckols, Jr., Blacksburg, Roger and Diane Nuckols, Patty and Billy Dove, all of Christiansburg, Carolyn and Roger Ratcliffe, Pilot, Tammy Collins, Dublin; her stepsister, Bonnie Tuck, Blacksburg; half sisters, Crystal Martin, Sarah Collins both of Christiansburg; a special niece, Dorothy Martin, Christiansburg. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at the Horne Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Richard Patterson with burial to follow in Sunset Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2708 Hydraulic Road, Charlottesville, Va. 22901. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon at the Horne Funeral Service, Christiansburg. 

HARRIS, Alma Cox, 86, of Radford, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, November 30, 2000. She was the daughter of the late V. B. and Elizabeth Cox and the widow of Roscoe Clinton Harris. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Oscar, Teddy and Coolidge Harris, and a sister, Lottie Conrad. She was a member of the Radford Christian Church since 1948 and remained very active in the Godbey-Pugh-Young Womens Circle. Mrs. Harris also leaves behind many cherished church friends and neighbors. Surviving are one brother, Jep Cox, Chesapeake Beach, Md.; and two sisters, Edna Burton, Floyd and Pauline O'Neill, Lothian, Md.; also special nieces, Liz Burton Lee, Vinton, and Mary Lynn Conrad Camper, Daleville; and many other beloved nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, December 4, 2000, at the Radford Christian Church with the Rev. Dennis Martin officiating. Interment will follow in Westview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Radford Christian Church, 1300 Second Street, Radford, Va. 24141. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, December 3, 2000, at The DeVilbiss Funeral Home.

HUFF, Ruth Kathleen, 84, of Blacksburg, died Friday, December 1, 2000. The visitation will be held 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, December 3, 2000. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, December 4, 2000 at Merrimac Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. Jerry Sloss and Mr. Donnie Board officiating. Arrangements are being handled by Horne Funeral Service in Christiansburg. 

KEYS, David Fleming, 53, of Blacksburg, died Wednesday, November 29, 2000, at Montgomery Regional Hospital. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, December 2, 2000, at 11 a.m. in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Arnold Jones officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 554, Roanoke, Va. 24003-0554. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.

OVERSTREET, Walter William, 78, of Floyd, passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2000, at the V.A. Medical Center in Salem. He was a very loving and caring husband, father and grandfather who will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Walter was the retired owner of Overstreet Electric Company, a past member of Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church in Galax and a current member of the Floyd United Methodist Church. He was a strong supporter of his church and community and an active member of the Floyd Ruritan Club. Walter proudly served his country in the Army Air Force during World War II. He was one of the thousands of the AMERICAN AIRMEN who faced starvation and death in the "Death March" of 1945. He was a prisoner of war in Germany and received several military honors, including the Purple Heart. He was a member of the American Ex-Prisoner of War and the Floyd V.F.W. Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Lillian H. Overstreet of Floyd; son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Karen Overstreet of Galax; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and John Goodwin of Salem; brothers and sister-in-law, Raleigh and Nannie Overstreet of Moneta, Harrison Overstreet of Altavista; four grandchildren who meant so much to him, Brandi Overstreet, Kayla Overstreet, Allen Duncan, Chris Duncan. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, December 2ND at the Floyd United Methodist Church with Rev. Richard Gregory officiating. Burial will follow in Topeco Cemetery with Military Rites by Grover King V.F.W. Post #1115 of Hillsville. Pallbearers will be members of the Floyd V.F.W. Post #7854. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Maberry Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the church building fund of either the Floyd United Methodist Church or the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, Galax, Va.

BOLEN, Violet Toman, 68, of Bustleburg, died Wednesday, November 29, 2000. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, December 2, at the Harrison Funeral Home, Lexington.

COLEMAN, Doris Elizabeth, 90, of Crozet, died Thursday, November 30, 2000. Funeral service 1 p.m. Monday at Peck's Baptist Church. Arrangements by Carder-Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory, Bedford. 

EVANS, Priscilla Hancock, 58, of Marion, passed away Friday, December 1, 2000. Graveside service 2 p.m. Sunday, December 2, Walkers Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Marion. Arrangements by Seaver-Brown Funeral Service.

HAMILTON, Virginia Archie, 80, of Clifton Forge, died Thursday, November 30, 2000. Graveside service 1 p.m. Tuesday, Red Hill Cemetery, Clifton Forge. Arrangements by Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton Forge.

HOLDREN, Marie King, 64, of Hillsville, formerly of Peterstown, W.Va., died Thursday, November 30, 2000, at the home of her daughter, Malinda Beamer of Hillsville. Born February 28, 1936 at Lindside, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Basil and Pansy McGhee Page. She was a supervisor for Celanese Corporation with 34 years of service. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Ike King, and two brothers, Harry and Kenneth Page. Survivors include one son, Jack B. "J.B." King, Jr. and wife, Katrina of Peterstown; one daughter, Malinda H. Beamer and husband, John of Hillsville; one brother, James Page and wife, Ella of Peterstown; six grandchildren, Taylor, Heather, Parker and Jessica King, Cody and Emily Beamer. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, December 3, 2000, at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel in Peterstown with Darrell Mann officiating. Burial will follow in Bradley Cemetery, Lindside, W.Va. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, December 2, 2000, at the funeral home. Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home in Peterstown, W.Va.

KIRBY, James Arway Sr., 70, of Lexington, died Friday, December 1, 2000, at his home. Mr. Kirby was born on May 27, 1930, in Rockbridge County, and was a son of the late William Bud Kirby and Mary Goodbar Kirby. He was a member of the Lauderdale Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church where he was a Deacon and Elder, President of the Men's Sunday School Class and President of the Men of Virginia Presbytery. He was the Chief of Police for the City of Lexington from 1976 to 1982 and served as First Vice President of the Virginia Association of Chief of Police in 1982. He was the President of the Shenandoah Valley Crime Clinic and served as a police officer for the City of Lexington for 34 1 / 2 years. After retiring from the City of Lexington, Mr. Kirby delivered new buses for Blue Bird until the plant closed, then for Kingman out of Harrisonburg until February, 1998. Mr. Kirby is survived by his wife, Wanda Brown Kirby, Lexington; one daughter, Vicki C. Richardson, and son-in-law, Dennis Richardson of Roanoke; one son, James Arway Kirby, Jr., and daughter-in-law, Carol J. Kirby of Lexington; and one grandson, William David Kirby, who was loved very much by his grandfather; and one sister, Mary Elizabeth Williams of Lynchburg. Graveside services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, December 3, 2000, in the Stonewall Jackson Cemetery with a memorial service to follow at 3 p.m. at the Lauderdale A.R.P. Church, with the Rev. Zeb Carson Williams and the Rev. James Graves officiating. Memorial contributions can be made to the Rockbridge Area Hospice, P.O. Box 948, Lexington, Va. 24450, or Blue Ridge Christian Home, 85 Beulah Drive, Raphine, Va. 24472. Visitation will be at the residence from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Arrangements by the Harrison Funeral Home, Lexington. 

LINTON, John Ralph, 80, of Covington, died Thursday, November 30, 2000. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, Edgemont Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by Arritt Funeral Home. 

LONG, Ralph Denver, 68, of Abingdon, died Thursday, November 30, 2000. Funeral 3 p.m. Sunday at the Campbell Funeral Home Chapel.

MATHENEY, Lillie Mae Neal, 57, of Millboro, died Friday, December 1, 2000. Graveside service 2 p.m. Sunday, at Mountain View Cemetery. Arrangements by Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton Forge.

ROGERS, Bobby L., 66 of Stuart, died Friday, December 1, 2000. Funeral Sunday at 2 p.m. at Peters Creek Baptist Church. Arrangements by Moody Funeral Services, Inc. Stuart. 

ROWLAND, Berkley Anderson, 74, of Lynchburg, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2000. Funeral services 2 p.m. Sunday, at Colbert-Moran Chapel, Gretna.

SEIBERT, Elizabeth Ann, (Libby), 50, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Thursday, November 30, 2000, at her home. Born July 4, 1950 in Morgantown, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Charles Borum Seibert and Helen Markley Seibert. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church and the church choir. She was an art teacher at C. W. Shipley Elementary School in Jefferson County. She attended schools in Morgantown, was a graduate of Patrick Henry High School in Roanoke, Virginia, graduate of Salem College, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, received her Education degree from Radford University and Masters degree from West Virginia University. She was a member and Vice Regent of Shenandoah Valley Chapter NSDAR, member Alpha Delta Kappa, West Virginia University Alumni Association, West Virginia Education Association and Jefferson County Education Association. She is survived by one brother, James M. "Jim" Seibert, Martinsburg, W.Va.; one sister, Mary S. "Mollie" Ziegler, Martinsburg, W.Va.; three nieces and two nephews; and nine great-nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Sunday, December 3, 2000, at 2 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church with Rev. Jack T. Sutor, Jr. officiating. Interment will be in the Rosedale Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Brown Funeral Home Saturday, December 2, 2000 from 6 to 8 p.m. and suggests memorial contributions to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Ct., Martinsburg, W.Va. 25401.


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