Miscellaneous Roanoke County, Virginia Obituaries
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|AYERS, Ruby Bolt, 80, of Roanoke went home to be with the Lord, Friday,
November 18, 2001. She was preceded in death by her parents, Garnett and
Artence Bolt of Independence, Va. and her husband Sandy R. Ayers. Ruby
was a member of Enon Baptist Church. She was a 1947 graduate of the Jefferson
Hospital School of Nursing and worked as a Registered Nurse at the Jefferson
Hospital. Surviving are her sons and daughters-in-law, Stephen and Cynthia
Ayers, David and Janice Ayers, all of Roanoke; grandchildren, Kimberly
Ayers, Justin Ayers, Stephanie Ayers, Amanda Bolen and husband Christopher,
Jonathan Ayers, great-granddaugther, Jasmine Bolen; Brothers, Kyle Bolt,
Roanoke; Don Bolt, Independence, sisters, Clyde Williams, Martinsville;
Dove Cox, Galax. Funeral Services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Monday,
November 19, 2001 at Simpson-Tharp Funeral Home 5160 Peters Creek Road
by the Rev. John D. Cochran. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial
Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at
Simpson-Tharp Funeral Home. (366-0707)
BURRELL, George Alexander, 87, of Fincastle, died Wednesday, November 14, 2001. Funeral services 2 p.m. Sunday, November 18, 2001, Rader Funeral Home, Daleville Chapel.
DAY, Frances M., 86, of Buchanan, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2001. She was retired as a special reading teacher from the Botetourt County School System. Mrs. Day was a member of St. Andrew's Catholic Church. Surviving are her sons, Stephen L. Day of Marietta, Ga. Curtis M. Day of Gallipolis, Ohio and Roger B. Day and his wife, Kay of Buchanan; grandson, Chris Cornelio; brother B. Felix McGuigan of Stratham, N.H. Memorials may be made to St. Andrews Catholic Schools. A graveside funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, November 19, 2001 in St. Andrews Diocesan Cemetery with the Rev. Father Randy Rule officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Oakey's North Chapel.
DOOLEY, Nell Prater, 84, of Roanoke, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 14, 2001. Celebration of Life, 3:45 p.m. Sunday, Chapel Friendship Manor East. Arrangements by Simpson-Tharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center.
HALE, Clarke H. Sr., 87, of Roanoke, died Saturday, November 17, 2001. Arrangements by Oakey's Roanoke Chapel.
HALL, Marguerite P., 85, of Roanoke, died Saturday, November 17, 2001. Graveside service 2 p.m. Tuesday in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Richmond, Va. Arrangements by Lotz Funeral Home.
HALL, Mary Louise, 85, of Roanoke, died Thursday, November 15, 2001. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements by Oakey's South Chapel.
HALL, Raymond Lee, 84, of Roanoke, passed away Friday, November 16, 2001. He was predeceased by his parents, Henry Lester and Virgie Hall and three brothers, Ernest, Cloyse and Calvin Hall. He was retired from ITT and was a veteran of WWII and the Korean War. He was a lifetime member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. Being a Deacon and teacher, he taught the Men's Bible Class for 25 years and taught the Junior Boy's Sunday School Class for 20 years. He is survived by his wife, Metter Pring Hall; his four sons and daughters-in-law, Ron and Pat Hall of Roanoke, Raymond, II and Donna Hall of Roanoke, William and Julianne Hall of Vinton, David and Mary Hall of Roanoke; and his two daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and Robert "Bob" Morris of Salem, Kathie and Billy Camper of Vinton. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; his sister, Eloise Paxton of Salem; his brother and sister-in-law, Wilson and Myrtle Hall of Roanoke; and sister-in-law, Virginia Pring Kesting of Roanoke; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at Oakey's Vinton Chapel Monday, November 19, 2001 at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Bruce Griffith and Rev. Bill Arbo officiating. Interment will follow at East Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday, November 18, 2001 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. at Oakey's Vinton Chapel.
HICKS, Kent William, 79, of Roanoke, passed away Wednesday November 14, 2001 at Lewis-Gale Medical Center. He was born in Poplar Hill, Va. to the late Charles and Bessie Hicks. Mr. Hicks was a veteran of the United States Army and retired from Radford Foundry. He was a dedicate member and Deacon of Central Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Lucy Cook and Mae Hicks, and three brothers, Andrew, Henry and Joseph Hicks. Survivors include his loving wife, Agnes H. Hicks; one sister-in-law, Mable Hicks; a devoted cousin, Harvey Hicks and wife, Lila, all of Roanoke; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be Monday 12:30 p.m. at Central Baptist Church. Rev. Joseph Keaton will officiate and the interment will be in the church cemetery in Body Camp. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the church. Friends may call Hamlar-Curtis on Sunday for viewing.
KINGERY, E.L., (Mike), 86, of Roanoke, died Saturday, November 17, 2001. Arrangements by Lotz Roanoke Chapel.
McDOWELL-LITTLE, Deborah, 46, of Northern Virginia, born in Roanoke on February 5, 1955, a loving, caring wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend to us all. On Monday November 12, 2001 at 10:58 p.m., she went peaceably to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ from Georgetown University Hospital, after a courageous fight with pancreatic cancer. She worked with, loved, rescued, and cared for many different animals. Deborah is survived by her husband, Kevin; five children, Melissa, Melinda, Alexander, Elizabeth and Jimmy; father, Roy; mother, Josephine; brothers, Timothy and Michael; sister-in-law, Maggie; and son-in-law, Joshua; and many other relatives and friends. There will be a private service held in Roanoke at a date to be announced. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to Roanoke Valley SPCA.
McENHEIMER, Rebecca Wingfield, 65, of Roanoke, passed away Friday, November 16, 2001. She is predeceased by her father, Silas C. Wingfield. Survivors include her mother, Sarah P. Wingfield; her husband, Arthur McEnheimer; three sons, Arthur "A C" (Bertha) McEnheimer of Rocky Mount, Va., Alvin (Clarice) McEnheimer of Lynchburg, Va., George McEnheimer of Roanoke; one daughter, Saron (Dr. J. Eugene) McEnheimer-Young; grandchildren, Tyron (Tina) McEnheimer of Charlotte, N.C., Eric McEnheimer of Salem, Samaria Manns of Newport News, Anthony Lewis of Christiansburg; three great-grandchildren, Tyra and Tyrel McEnheimer of Charlotte, N.C., Keshawn Lewis of Christiansburg, Carnis Poindexter; a devoted cousin who was like a brother; three sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law; a devoted friend of the family, Mr. Cleo "Papa Cle" Williams; one aunt ,Lillian Reese of Roanoke; and a host of other relatives and friends. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, November 20, 2001 at 11 a.m. from Jerusalem Baptist Church, with Dr. J. Eugene Young officiating. Interment will follow in True Vine Baptist Church Cemetery, Rocky Mount, Va. The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 8 p.m. at the church. Friends may call at Serenity Sunday from 2 to 8 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Arrangements by Serenity Funeral Home.
MILLER, Wallace Morrison, 86, of Roanoke, formerly of Rockbridge County, died Thursday, November 15, 2001 in the Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Mr. Miller was born on March 5, 1915 in Rockbridge County and was a son of the late Hubert Miller and Jennie Florence Sensabaugh Chaplin. He was a member of the Bethany Lutheran Church and was preceded in death by three sons, Daniel, Samuel and David Miller. Mr. Miller is survived by one step-daughter, Dorothy Eakin, Fairfield; two brothers, Donald Chaplin, Glasgow, William Chaplin, Jr., Rockbridge Baths; one sister, Elizabeth Colby, Baltimore, Md.; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, November 19, 2001 in the Alone Mill Cemetery, Lexington with the Rev. James Simmons officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Harrison Funeral Home, Lexington.
PAITSEL, Virginia Juanita Fisher, 91, of New Castle, passed away Friday, November 16, 2001. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, November 18, 2001 at the Paitsel Funeral Home Chapel.
PRESTON, Margaret Barnett, born March 4, 1912 in Salem, Va., finished her earthly journey and began a new life on Saturday, November 17, 2001. She died as she lived with dignity, grace and honor. We know that she would not want us to grieve her passing, rather to celebrate the beauty of all life. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Stephen Baudin Preston. Her surviving family include two daughters and sons-in-law, Marlene P. and Jack Susser, Teresa P. and Stephen Hutchins; brother, Edward E. Barnett and his wife Betty; sister, Mary Barnett; sister-in-law, Mrs. Howard "Teddy" Barnett; nieces, Margaret Lee Wilcox and husband Robert, who was just like a daughter, Karita Knisely, Rebecca Humphrey, Carolyn Martin, Linda Smith; nephews John David Barnett, whom she cherished, William Barnett, Jr., Lewis and Patrick Blackwell and Eddie Barnett. The legacy of her long life is that by her gentle nature, she taught those who knew her how to love and care for each other, to treasure the value of family and friendship; she would say, "stop and take a look around you and see the beauty of the world". Margaret now knows the face of God. Funeral services will be held Monday, November 19, 2001 at 2 p.m. in the John M. Oakey & Son Chapel, Salem with the Rev. Jeff Dorsey officiating. Burial will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Sunday at the funeral home from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Good Samaritan Hospice, 3825-A Electric Road, Roanoke, Va. 24018 or the Salem Volunteer Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 869, Salem, Va. 24153. Arrangements by John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home, Salem.
SMITH, Mamie Spencer, 82, of Roanoke, went to sleep peaceful and joined her Lord on Thursday, November 16, 2001. She was born in Reidsville, NC., the daughter of the late Weldon and Emma Lee Spencer. She was retired from the VA Medical Center and also retired from Sear's Women Wear Department in Roanoke. Survivors are her husband, Frederick N. Smith, Roanoke; daughter, Kathryn Smith LeBeau; grandson, Kimani LeBeau; granddaughter, Kia LeBeau, all of Boston, Mass.; brother, Edward Spencer, Grand Rapids, Mich.; and sister-in-law, Mrs. Ola Spencer, Lanham, MD; other relatives and friends. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, November 20, 2001, 11a.m. in the Hamlar-Curtis Chapel. Dr. Kenneth B. Wright officiating. Interment will be in Williams Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior the service. Friends may call Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home on Monday afternoon for viewing. Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
TOWNES, Ronnie Lee, 40, of Roanoke, died Friday, November 16, 2001. Graveside service 1 p.m. Monday at Townes Family Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service, Rocky Mount.
WADE, Helen Elizabeth, 68, of Salem, died Saturday, November 17, 2001. She was retired from Contracting Enterprises, Inc. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest, Sr. and Caroline Wade. She is survived by a brother, Ernest Wade, Jr. of Roanoke, sister, Grace Ernst of Atlanta; sister, Ruth Wade of Salem. She is also survived by nephews, John Ernst of Woodstock, Ga., Mike and Ernie Wade of Roanoke; nieces, Cynthia Phillips of Snellsville, Ga. and Lucinda Butts of Jacksonville, Fla.; dedicated caregiver, Cordellia Thompson of Roanoke and long-time friends, Wilma Wildhaber and Bob Wardle and family. A graveside service will be held at Churchill Cemetery, Salem, Monday, November 19, 2001 at 10 a.m., with the Mr. Roy Miller officiating. The family will receive friends at John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home, Salem Sunday, November 18, 2001 from 12 noon until 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salem Volunteer Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 869, Salem, Va. 24153. Arrangements by John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home, Salem.
BLANKENSHIP, Robert Lewis, 74, of Bedford, died Thursday, November 15, 2001. Graveside service 2 p.m. Sunday at Greenwood Cemetery. Arrangements by Carder-Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory, Bedford.
MILLER, Clem Jr., 77, of Glade Hill, died Thursday November 15, 2001. Graveside services, Bean Station Cemetery, Bean Station, Tenn. 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service, S. Main Street, Rocky Mount.
SLONE, Arvel Henry, 85, of Goodview, died Thursday, November 15, 2001. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nora Edith Conner Slone and is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Woodrow Blankenship of Midlothian; and son and daughter-in-law, Stanley and Cindy Sloan of Vinton; grandchildren, Jenny Blankenship and Timothy Blankenship, both of Richmond, Anna Sloan of Vinton; two sisters, Vinnie Slone and Louise Mathnea; and nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at the Basham Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Bedford County by Elder Junior Conner and Elder W. Lane Carter. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Lotz Vinton Chapel.
BOLING, Anna Mildred, 81, of Blacksburg, formerly of Spencer, W.Va., passed away peacefully at home on Friday, November 16, 2001. She was the daughter of the late Karl and Clara Brown of Spencer, W. Va. She was a graduate of the Shenandoah Conservatory and spent her entire career in banking. She was a member of St. John Methodist Church in Spencer and more recently, Blacksburg United Methodist Church. She is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Virginia and Nicholas Camicia, Greenwich, Conn.; four sons and daughter-in-law, John and Domini Boling, Apex, N.C., Bob Boling, Radford, Joe and Christine Boling and Bruce and Star Boling, all of Blacksburg; seven grandchildren, Jonathan, Todd, Michelle ,Jessica, Jeannette, Matthew and Anna. The family wishes to extend special thanks to Sandy Bostic of Floyd for the loving care she provided. She will be missed by her loving family, friends and faithful collie, Murphy. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes that memorials be made in support of Alzheimer's research. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday evening at McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg. The family will have a private interment.
CHANDLER, Evelyn Palmer, 80, of Christiansburg, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2001 in the Kroontje Health Care Center, Blacksburg. The widow of the late Joseph A. Chandler, Jr., she was also preceded in death by a brother, Hampton Palmer and a sister, Effie Collins. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Steve Chandler, Pulaski, Gary and Renee Chandler, Joseph A., III and Sherry Chandler, all of Christiansburg; a daughter, Angela Myles, Christiansburg; sisters, Lois Helen "Tommie" Peregoy, Roanoke, Hazel Shelton, Salem; grandchildren, Todd Chandler, Vickie Johnson, Brian Chandler, Michelle Chandler, Jason Chandler and Joseph Andrew Chandler, IV; several great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Mary Peregoy, Richmond, Ethel Phaup, Farmville and Helen Palmer, Christiansburg and numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to express a special thanks to "The Cove" of Kroontje Health Care Center for the special care given to her. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, November 19, 2001 in the Horne Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Doug Kanney, with interment to follow in Sunset Cemetery. Flowers are appreciated, however, those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to please consider Christiansburg Rescue Squad, Box 176, Christiansburg, Va. 24068. Friends may call anytime after 10 a.m. Sunday at the Horne Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon .Arrangements are being handled by Horne Funeral Service, Christiansburg.
FRENCH, John Junior, 81, of Narrows, died Saturday, November 17, 2001 in the Riverview Nursing Home, Rich Creek. A lifelong resident of Giles County. He was born on April 16, 1920 and was the son of the late John Henry and Bertha Lee Lambert French. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers. He is survived by a sister, Alma Gray, Narrows; a special niece, Faye Lindsey, Narrows. Funeral services will be held Monday, November 19, 2001 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Riffe's Funeral Service, Narrows with the Rev. Jim Hagy officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Narrows. The family will receive friends at Riffe's in Narrows from 6 to 9 on Sunday.
FUGATE, Mary Sadie Sutphin, 79, of Blacksburg, died Thursday, November 15, 2001 at Montgomery Regional Hospital. Graveside services will be held Sunda, November 18, 2001 at 2 p.m. in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Christiansburg, with the Rev. Don Sunshine officiating. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.
HAWLEY, Mary Edith, 78, of Elliston, passed away, Saturday, November 17, 2001. Arrangements Grant E. Bryant Funeral Home, Elliston.
QUESENBERRY, Truman William, 100, of Willis, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2001 at New River Valley Medical Center. He was preceded in death by one great-grandchild. Survivors include his wife, Gladys Turpin Quesenberry, Willis; sons and daughters-in-law, Hubert and Anita Quesenberry, Buford and Lillian Quesenberry, all of Willis; grandchildren, Darel Quesenberry, Garrett Quesenberry, Deborah Sutphin, Andrew Quesenberry, Donna Hall, Jerry Quesenberry, Randy Quesenberry, Ricky Quesenberry; eleven great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; sister-in-law, Cora Quesenberry, Christiansburg; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, November 18, 2001 at Indian Creek Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Kenneth Hopkins and Elder Cletus Turner officiating. Burial will be in Captain George Quesenberry Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Maberry Funeral Home, Floyd.
TICKLE, Nellie Hazel Southerland, 80, of Radford, passed away Friday, November 16, 2001 in the Montgomery Regional Hospital. Mrs. Tickle was born on February 9, 1921 to the late Foster and Effie Frances Southerland. She was a member of the Parrott United Methodist Church for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Grant Tickle; and a son, Clayton Foster Tickle. Survivors include four daughters, Mary and James Sisson of Christiansburg, Betty Lively of Radford, Patsy and Roger Stewart of Northern Va., Ella Lou and Bill Duncan of Belspring; grandchildren, Barbara Chandler, Alecia Smith, Belinda Tickle Quesenberry, David Lively, Beth Via, Kimberly Nash, Lana Stewart, Teresa Smith, and Kelli Thompson; 18 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held on Monday, November 19, 2001 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Aaron W. Fitch officiating. Interment will follow in Highland Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford.
WHEELER, Dr. Paul Fulton Jr., (Chip), entered the gates of Heaven on Tuesday, November 13, 2001. He was born on April 23, 1948 in Richmond, Va. to Paul Fulton, Sr. and Frances Thomas Wheeler. Chip was a 1966 graduate of Dublin High School and obtained his BS from East Tennessee State University. Chip also was an honors graduate from Medical College of Virginia (MCV) holding degrees as a Pharmacist and Doctor of Dentistry. While attending MCV, he received numerous awards, served as president of the student body and was listed in Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities. After retiring as a dentist from the State of Virginia Health Department, Chip resided in Houston, Texas, and most recently Asheville, N.C. He is survived by his beloved sister, Carolyn Wheeler MacLeod and her children, Shannon Nelson and husband, Craig of Roanoke, and Shawn MacLeod and wife, Kristy of Austin, Texas; his former wife, June Butler and dear children whom he loved as his own, Martin Struth and wife, Heather, Catherine Bibawy and her husband, Ragg of Houston, Texas; as well as a large extended family of dear aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends. Chip's spirit was that of no other. It can truly be said that he never met a stranger and easily made new friends who grew to love and respect him almost immediately. He was a great storyteller and brought smiles and humor to every person that he met. One of his most loved past-times was joining friends at the local coffee shop for good conversation and espresso. He had a passion for history and had traveled extensively abroad. All whose lives were touched by this wonderful young man, received a true blessing from God, and his passing leaves a void in our hearts. We will miss his beautiful smile, twinkling brown eyes, strong hugs and the reassurance his presence provided. The family will receive visitors beginning at 5 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 19, 2001 at Mullins Funeral Home in Radford, Va. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Chip's name to the Make-A-Wish Foundation or local SPCA. Arrangements by Mullins Funeral Home, Radford, Va.
WOOLWINE, Walker Ernest, 74, of Christiansburg, died Friday, November 16, 2001 at Montgomery Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, November 19, 2001 at 1 p.m. in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Layne Board officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.
ANDERSON, Ollie Kate, 67, of Marion, died Saturday, November 17, 2001. Graveside service Sunday at 1 p.m. at Ridgedale Cemetery, Rich Valley. Arrangements by Seaver-Brown Funeral Service.
BURKHART, Sandra Ayers, of Claudville, succumbed to her battle with pancreatic cancer on Saturday, November 17, 2001 at Northern Surry Hospital in Mt. Airy, N.C. Mrs. Burkhart, age 43, is survived by her mother, Joann Barnard Ayers and the late Charlie Roy Ayers, Jr. who battled the same disease. Sandra was the wife of Tim Burkhart and the devoted mother of Wes Burkhart also of Claudville and two sisters, Rose Ayers and Sara Ayers Bonifante and husband, Nicky, all of whom reside in Winston-Salem, N.C. Mrs. Burkhart spent many years in the health care profession as a Certified Medical Assistant with most of those years spent in the office of Dr. and Mrs. Carlton Everhart. Here Sandra achieved her main purpose of life, which was to serve others and to bring as much joy and comfort as possible to those who were ill. She was a member of the Surry County Chapter of the American Association of Medical Assistants and was president elect for the chapter. Mrs. Burkhart also spent a great deal of her time as an avid supporter of the PTA at Jones Elementary School and Mount Airy Middle School where her son attends. Sandra was a lifelong member of Danube Presbyterian Church in Kibler Valley, Va. She served her church and it's members in numerous ways. She was a Sunday School teacher, youth director and Vacation Bible School director. Sandra also spent countless hours on her own creations for the annual Lord's Acre Sale. Services will be held for Mrs. Burkhart on Monday, November 19, 2001 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Moody's Funeral Service, located in Mt. Airy. Her interment will be immediately after the service at the Barnard Family Cemetery located in Kibler Valley, Va. At Sandra's request, a family night will bot be held but the family will receive relatives and friends after the graveside service in the Charlie R. Ayers, Jr. Memorial Fellowship Hall of Danube Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Burkhart has requested that memorial be made to Angel Flight, a voluntary group of pilots and plane owners who fly terminally ill patients at no charge and who flew her for treatments at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md. or to her church, Danube Presbyterian. Angel flight donations may be sent to Angel Flight, C / O Rose Ayers, 328 Vintage Ave., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27127. Church donations should be sent to Danube Church, P. O. Box 69, Claudville, Va. 24076
CALLAHAN, Boge B., 95, of Elk Creek, passed away Friday, November 16, 2001. Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday at Pine Mountain Pentecostal Holiness Church. Arrangements by Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Independence, Va.
COMPTON, Pat Porter, 70, of Fries, died Friday, November 16, 2001 at the Roanoke Memorial Hospital. She was born in Grayson County on June 26, 1931 to the late Herbert J. Porter and Emma Simms Porter. She worked for Dr. Juan Rios for 22 years. She is survived by her husband, Ted Compton of the home; daughters and sons-in-law, Gail Minter and Doug Minter, Roanoke, Debbie Pierce-Dunn and Curt Dunn, Bedford, Toni Murphy and David Murphy of Cana; grandchildren, Jeremy Minter, Rodney and Heather Blevins, Jason and Jordan Pierce, Nathan, Joy, Deanna and Lucas Dunn, Kendall Murphy, Amber Murphy; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Funeral services will be conducted Monday November 19, 2001 at the Ebenezer United Methodist Church with the Rev. Daniel Netting officiating. The body will lie in state for one hour prior to the the funeral service. Interment will follow in the Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home. The family will be at the home of Ted Compton. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Fries Rescue Squad, Fries.
MALCOLM, Holly Patricia, 15, of Covington, died Thursday, November 15, 2001. Funeral 3 p.m. Sunday at Arritt Funeral Home Chapel.
OSBORNE, Reeves, 84, of Marion, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2001. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday at Seaver-Brown Chapel.
RINGLEY, Dennis David, 71, of Abingdon, died Friday, November 16, 2001. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday in the Abingdon United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home, Abingdon.
THOMPSON, Clyde H., 90, of Collinsville, died Saturday, November 17, 2001. Arrangements by Norris Funeral Service & Crematory, Martinsville.
WARWICK, Johnson F., 58, of Hillsville, died Friday, November 16, 2001. Funeral at the Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel, Hillsville.
JOHNSTON, Robert A., (Bud) 88, of Peterstown, W.Va., died Friday, November 16, 2001. Funeral 1 p.m. Monday at Broyles- Shrewsbury Funeral Home.