|From the Roanoke Times, December 10, 2000
BAKER, Ernest Charles Sr., (Ernie), 74, of Buchanan died Tuesday, December 5, 2000. Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday, Harrison Funeral Chapel, Lexington.
BARNETT, Charles F. Jr., 56, of Roanoke, died Thursday, December 7, 2000, after a brief illness. A graduate of Virginia Tech and The University of Virginia Law School, he had been an attorney in Roanoke since 1973. He served in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps from 1969 to 1973. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Lindsay Barnett; and two daughters, Elizabeth Ames Barnett of Nashville, Tenn., and Megan Lindsay Barnett of New York City, NY. Pre-deceased by his father, Charles F. Barnett, Sr., he is survived by his mother, Catherine Sarsfield Barnett of Newport News; his sisters, Ricki Schmidt of Williamsburg, and Christine Tucker of Newport News; and his brother, Bruce Barnett of Richmond. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, December 11, at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, December 10, at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to Second Presbyterian Church Help Fund, 241 Mountain Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. 24011, or to The University of Virginia Law School Fund, 580 Massie Road, Charlottesville, Va. 22907.
CARTER, James F., (Jim), 81, of Roanoke, went to be with the Lord Friday, December 8, 2000. He was a longtime member of the Crystal Spring Baptist Church, an avid bowler and member of the Blind Bowler's Association. He retired from General Electric Service Shop with 26 years service and was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel P. Carter, and a brother, David Carter. Surviving are daughters and sons-in-law, Nellie and Happy Durham of Keswick, Va., Glenna and Lewie Kennett of Boones Mill, June and Mike Barnett of Troutville; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Nellie C. Hawks of Columbia, S.C.; a number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Funeral services will be at Oakey's Vinton Chapel 11 a.m. Monday, December 11, 2000 with the Rev. Jeff Etheridge and Rev. T. G. Ayers officiating. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Vinton. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Crystal Spring Baptist Church at 2411 Rosalind Avenue, S.W., Roanoke, Va. 24014 or the Community Advent Christian at 4512 Old Mountain Road, N.E., Roanoke, Va. 24019. Friends may call at Oakey's Vinton Chapel after 1 p.m. Sunday where the family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m.
CLARK, Opal Carter, of Roanoke, died Thursday, December 7, 2000. She was preceded in death by her husband, James (Red) Clark. Mrs. Clark was retired president of Dodson Specialties. She was a member of West End Presbyterian Church. She is survived and loved very much by her sister, Anita (Sue) Dudley; and the sweetest little dachshund in the whole world, Elke Zwei. Services and interment will be private. The family will receive friends at the residence. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a favorite charity or the S.P.C.A. Arrangements by Oakey's South Chapel.
FUHRMAN, L. W., (Mike), 77, of Roanoke, formerly of Clifton Forge, passed away Friday, December 8, 2000. He was predeceased by his wife, Marion S. Fuhrman in 1980, a son-in-law, William Dekker, four sisters, two brothers and a grandson, Jason Miles. Born in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, he was a son of the late Frank H. and Magdalena Friesmuth Fuhrman. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. Surviving are his sons and daughter-in-law, Richard W. Fuhrman of Covington, Michael S. and Pam Fuhrman, Steven P. Fuhrman, all of Roanoke; daughters and sons-in-law, Ruth F. and Dr. William Sibley of Roanoke, Anne F. Dekker of Daleville, Suzanne F. and Joe Miles of Christiansburg, Sara F. and Ernest Dodd of Salem; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Richard Fuhrman and his wife, Beverly of Wisconsin; sisters, Rosella Thompson of Wisconsin and Evangeline Huffington of Oklahoma. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2788 Hydraulic Road, Suite 4, Charlottesville, Va. 22901 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 554, Roanoke, Va. 24003. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, December 10, 2000 from Oakey's North Chapel with Mr. Philip Gallagher officiating. A graveside service will follow at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge with the Rev. Prembroke Hall officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Oakey's North Chapel, Roanoke.
GILES, Jason Ramsey, 80, of Roanoke, passed away Monday, December 4, 2000. He was a son of the late Richard and Wootsie Giles. He is survived by his son, John R. Giles; daughter, Nancy Susan Giles; and brother, Richard David Giles, Jr. He was a member of Greene Memorial United Church, the Kazim Temple, and the Roanoke Valley Shrine Club.
IOTT, Louis, 77, of Roanoke, passed away Saturday, December 9, 2000. Arrangements by Lotz Roanoke Chapel.
JACKSON, Stanley Leroy, 48, of Roanoke, passed away Friday, December 8, 2000. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 13, 2000, at Botetourt Funeral Home Chapel. Wake Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Botetourt Funeral Home, 14920 Lee Highway, Buchanan. (254-3000)
LEIVESLEY, Thomas Leonard Jr., (Tom), 77, of Roanoke County, died Friday, December 8, 2000, at his home. Tom served in the United States Army Air Force, during World War II, and was a retired electrical engineer and Vice President of Davis H. Elliot Company. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas, Sr., and Violet Leivesley, and is survived by his sister, Elsie L. Everett, Kansas City, Mo.; his nephew, Robert I. Howard, Jr., and his wife, Linlda, Kansas City, Mo.; and his great-nieces, Stephanie and Teresa. A funeral service will be held at Oakey's South Chapel on Tuesday, December 12, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Frank W. Feather officiating. Interment in Sherwood Memorial Park with full military honors. The family will receive friends Monday, from 2 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Oakey's South Chapel.
LINKOUS, William Boyd, 77, of Roanoke, died Friday, December 8, 2000. He was born in Radford, Va., August 17, 1923, son of the late Arthur and Lorene Gerald Linkous. He was preceded in death by his brother, Charlie T. Linkous. He is survived by his sister, Margaret L. Roseboom and her husband, Archie of Kansas City, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Linkous was a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 12, at Sunrise Burial Park, Fairlawn, Va. (Pulaski County). Arrangements by Oakey's Roanoke Chapel.
MILES, Irene B., 74, of Roanoke, passed away Saturday, December 9, 2000. She was born on April 7, 1926. Survivors include two daughters, Linda Lynch of Roanoke, and Pamela Wyrick of Muskett, Texas; one son, Edward Lavengood of Mabank, Texas; three brothers, Melvin R. Brannon of Plainfield, Ind., Stanley R. Brannon and wife, Maxine, of Gas City, Ind., and Larry D. Brannon and wife, Carolyn, of Muncie, Ind.; grandchildren, Lolita Cunningham and husband, Wayne of Roanoke, Larry Lynch and wife, Barbara, of Copper Hill, Lanita Hall and Steve Maxie of Vinton, Dawn Tatum of Muskett, Texas, Jessie Tatum of Muncie, Ind.; great-grandchildren, Nathan, Jordan, Autumn, Drew, Morgan, Taylor, Summer, Logan, and Hayden; son-in-law, Larry E. Lynch and Shirley; many nieces and nephews; special friend, Rose Sigmon of Roanoke; a special pet, Tweetie Bird. The family of Mrs. Miles would like to acknowledge that her eyes were donated to the Old Dominion Eye Bank for research purposes. Arrangements by Oakey's Vinton Chapel.
MOUNTCASTLE, Deliston Lee Sr., 83, of Roanoke, died Thursday, December 7, 2000 at his home. He was born in Roanoke, Virginia December 9, 1916, a son of the late Willie H. Mountcastle and Avie Glaspie Mountcastle. Deliston was a veteran of World War II, having served in the United States Army Air Corps. He started his business career in 1951 and recently retired as the Chief Executive Officer of Mountcastle Tractor Sales, Inc. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mildred Miles Mountcastle; two sons and daughters-in-law, Deliston Lee Mountcastle, Jr. and his wife, Linda Mountcastle, Douglas Miles Mountcastle and his wife, Lisa Mountcastle, all of Roanoke; two grandchildren, Jennifer M. Perkins and her husband, Barry Perkins and Deliston Lee Mountcastle, III; one great-granddaughter, Paige M. Perkins; two stepgrandchildren, Stephanie and Christine; one sister, Elsie Mountcastle Sloan of Ferrum; also several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Monday, December 11, 2000 at Oakey's North Chapel, with the Rev. H. Kelly Dampeer, Sr. officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Burial Park. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Oakey's North Chapel.
MUSGROVE, Bruce A., 68, of Roanoke, passed away Friday, December 8, 2000, at home. He attended Randolph-Henry High School in Charlotte County and was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. He was a retired employee of the Norfolk & Western Railway, a realtor and the owner and founder of Quality Realty Company. Mr. Musgrove was a very kind and loving man. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Jo Musgrove; daughters, Wanda Gail Musgrove and Teresa M. Goad, all of Roanoke; three grandchildren, Brandy Musgrove, Kaylee Goad, and Ellee Goad; brother, L.C. (Larry) Musgrove of Roanoke. Services will be held at Oakey's South Chapel 11 a.m. Monday with Eddie Gilpin officiating and Lawrence Craddock Musgrove, Jr. speaking. Entombment will follow in Evergreen Chapel of Light Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Oakey's South Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the American Cancer Society.
NELSON, Agnes Easton, 86, of Roanoke, entered into the presence of her Lord on Thursday, December 7, 2000. Born December 27, 1913 in Carlisle, W.Va., she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles S. Nelson and her parents, Andrew E. Easton and Agnes Lambie Easton, and a grandson, Christopher K. Nelson. Surviving are her children, a son, Charles A. and his wife, Jenny Nelson; a daughter, Kay and her husband, Garland Parry; a daughter, Sue Payne; and a son, Bob and his wife, Liz Nelson, all of Roanoke; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Alex Easton; and a sister, Ruth Easton, both of Oak Hill, W.Va.; and many close friends. Mrs. Nelson came to Roanoke in the late 1940s with her husband and family and retired several years ago as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She was a longtime member of Green Ridge Baptist Church. She was a beloved mother who cherished her children, her grandchildren and her great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, December 11, 2000 from Oakey's North Chapel. The Rev. Dr. Michael Palmer will officiate. Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Green Ridge Baptist Church, 5521 Green Ridge Road, NW, Roanoke, Va. 24019. 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.
OLD, Homer C., (Ted), 93, of Roanoke, passed away Saturday, December 9, 2000. Arrangements by Simpson-Tharp Funeral Home.
QUIRK, Harry J., 89, of Roanoke, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, December 7, 2000. He was a very proud member of the U.S. Army during World War II serving in Italy, North Africa and Panama. He was the proud owner of the Blue Ridge Nutrition Center in the Lamplighter Mall on Williamson Road for fourteen years. Surviving are his wife, Marie V. Quirk; daughters and sons-in-law, Cathleen and John Misorek of West Orange, N.J., Maureen D. and John Stec of Covington, Va.; four grandchildren, Christie Savage, Michael Savage, Bridgete Stec and Kevin Stec; a brother, Neal Quirk and wife, Catherine of Lake Grove, N.Y. Funeral Mass of the Resurrection will be at St. Gerard's Catholic Church, 10 a.m. Monday, December 11, 2000 with Rev. Thomas Mattingly officiating. Interment at a later date in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be made to a favorite charity. Arrangements by Oakey's North Chapel.
SCOTT, Tillie Lyons, 92, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2000. She was born in Rogersville, Tennessee to the late Clint and Cynthia Hord Lyons. She was gifted in writing poetry and was published in several books of poetry and received the "Golden Eagle Award." Mrs. Scott was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Scott, and daughter, Thelma Cartwright. Survivors include her nieces, Cynthia Word, Roanoke, Goldie Crockett, Elliston, Hazel Miller, Ellen Jenkins, Laura Fulkerson, all of Kingsport, Tenn. and Hazel Leeper, Churchill, Tenn; three nephews; devoted friends, Josephine Hutcheson and Mariam Correia, both of Roanoke. The family would like to thank the caregivers at Friendship Manor Nursing Home. Graveside services wiill be Monday 11 a.m. at Williams Memorial Park. Rev. D. V. Byrd will officiate. Friends may call Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home on Sunday for viewing.
STEWART, Clyde E., 85, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2000. Graveside services 1 p.m. Monday, Sherwood Memorial Park, Salem. Arrangements are being handled by Lotz Funeral Home, Salem.
THOMPSON, Patience R., 86, of Roanoke, passed away Saturday, December 9, 2000. Arrangements by Serenity Funeral Home.
New River Obituaries
BROOKMAN, Margaret Pruitt, 85, of Elliston, died Saturday, December 9, 2000. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary McGlothlin, a brother, John Pruitt, and her husband, Amos H. Brookman. Surviving are her son, Jack Brookman and wife, Barbara of Salem; grandson, Scott Brookman and wife, Claudia of Richmond; and a great-granddaughter, Madeline Melissa Brookman. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, December 11, 2000, in Sherwood Memorial Park by the Rev. Virgil N. McHone. The family will receive friends from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Simpson-Tharp Funeral Home, 5160 Peters Creek Road (366-0707).
CREWS, Herbert Ray, 84, of Radford, died Saturday, December 9, 2000. Arrangements by DeVilbiss Funeral Home.
DAVIS, Ruth S. Paul, 80, of Blacksburg, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2000, at the Kroontje Health Care Center. She was born in Lynchburg on July 24, 1920. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Milton Paul of Barhamsville, Va., and granddaughter, Nicole Paul of Washington, D. C. She was the former Postmaster of Barhamsville, National Vice President of the National Association of Postmasters of the United States (NAPUS), and active in the service organization of Beta Sigma Phi and the Episcopal Church Daughters of the King. Survivors include her husband, Delamater Davis, Jr. of Blacksburg; two sons, Robert Paul of Brooksville, Md., and David Paul and wife, Linda Paul of Barhamsville; two stepchildren, Dianne Davis of Orlando, Fla., and A. Jack Davis and wife, Linda Davis of Blacksburg; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The family wishes to extend special thanks to the staff of the Wybe & Marietje Kroontje Health Center for their warm care, and to the Rev. Claire Fischer-Davies of Christ Episcopal Church in Blacksburg for her spiritual nurturing and care. Funeral services will be held at the Tabernacle Church in Barhamsville, Monday at 3 p.m.
HARMON, Guy B. Sr., 74, of Christiansburg, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2000, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday, December 10, 2000, at the Horne Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Mike Bond and Rev. Homer D. Sawyer with burial to follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are being handled by Horne Funeral Service, Christiansburg.
MEADOWS, Aubrey, 89, of Rich Creek, passed away Saturday, December 9, 2000. Funeral services 11 a.m. Tuesday, at First Baptist Church, Rich Creek. Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, W.Va.
MYERS, Beulah Hager, 88, of 112 High St. in Pulaski, died peacefully at her home on Friday, December 8, 2000. Born in Princeton, W. Va. January 22, 1912, she was the fourth daughter of the late Edward and Callie Ann Faulkner Hager. Her husband of 66 years, Lilburn H. "Pete" Myers, a retired employee of American Electric Power, Co.; four sisters and five brothers preceded her in death. She was a lifetime member of the Carr Memorial United Methodist Church in Princeton, W. Va. She was also a member of the West Virginia and Virginia Chapters of the Order of the Eastern Star for more than 50 years. She served in all chairs and held the honor of past worthy matron. She was also a longtime professional sales person in her hometown of Welch, W. Va. She is survived by her only child, Lilburn Lee Myers and his wife, Linda; four sisters, Rae Hager Scott of Alexandria, Rebecca Hager Harmon of Bluefield, W. Va., Ruby Hager Runions of New Kent, and Eleanor Hager Beach of Roanoke. Graveside services will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday at Monte Vista Park Cemetery in Princeton, W. Va. with Rev. Bob Shields officiating. Friends may call at Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton, W. Va. from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Monday. Those attending the service are asked to be at the funeral home by 1:30 p.m. on Monday. Memorial contributions may be made to Joy Ranch, P. O. Box 727, Hillsville, Va. 24343.
PARSELL, Hilda Elizabeth, 87, of Radford, and formerly of Newport and Princeton, died Saturday morning, December 9, 2000, in Carilion New River Valley Medical Center at Radford. Born in Eggleston on October 4, 1913, she was a daughter of the late John Earl and Glenna Williams Goodwin. Hilda was a member of Fairlawn Presbyterian Church and was preceded in death by her husbands E.O. Hatcher, Ed Lankford, and Thomas Parsell, a daughter, Elizabeth Marie Hatcher, and two sisters. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Ronald G. and Nancy D. Hatcher of Ft. Smith, Ark.; two grandchildren, Andra Alain Williamson of Ft. Smith, Ark., Dina Marie Long of Lenexa, Kan.; three stepchildren, Jean Hulswit of Pottstown, Penn., Ann Donnelly of Radford, Ron Parsell of Radford; and three special stepgrandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. in the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with the Rev. Shirley Larson and the Rev. Eddie Kendall officiating. Graveside services will follow at 1:30 p.m. in Resthaven Memorial Park in Princeton, W.Va. The family will receive friends Sunday at the funeral home from 2 to 4 p.m.
WALL, Samuel Andrew, 85, of Pulaski, passed away Friday, December 8, 2000. Funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday, Bobwhite Blvd. Church of God. Arrangements by Bower Funeral Chapel.
ADAMS, Charles F., 92, of Martinsville, died Friday, December 8, 2000. Funeral services 2 p.m. Monday, at McKee-Stone Funeral Services Chapel.
BARNES, G. Wright Elizabeth, 94, of Martinsville, died Friday, December 8, 2000. Funeral services 10 a.m. Thursday, at the Union Avenue Methodist Church, Memphis, Tenn. Arrangements are by McKee-Stone Funeral Services.
BLOSSER, James W. Sr., 72, of Dayton, Virginia, formerly of Columbus, Ohio, died November 16, 2000. He was born July 8, 1928, in Fayette County, W.Va. to the late Opal Wilson and Robert C. Blosser. He received a BA degree in Printing Management in 1957 from West Virginia Tech, held positions in printing management for over 35 years in Columbus, Ohio and retired from Good Printers in Bridgewater, Virginia. He was a photographer in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, former President of the West Virginia Projectionists Union, a private pilot and a "natural" musician. He is survived by his children, Janice (Bruce) Bryant, James (Jacqueline) Blosser, Jr., Jeffrey S. Blosser and Mary M. Simon; former wife, Betty Jean Blosser; grandchildren, Amanda McCann, Andrea (Colin) Brown, Stacey, Wilson and Jacob Blosser, Justin and Jordan Simon; and three great-grandchildren, all of Columbus, Ohio; sister, Judith Blosser of Ferrum, Va.; brother, Robert C. (Martha Sue) Blosser, II of Farmville, Va.; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held in Fayetteville, W.Va. at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 9 E. Church Avenue, Roanoke, Va. 24011. Arrangements by Simpson-Tharp Funeral Home. (366-0707)
CALAMAN, Victor, 81, of Martinsville, died Saturday, December 9, 2000. Arrangements are by McKee-Stone Funeral Services.
CARTER, Frances Mallory, 81, of Martinsville, died Friday, December 8, 2000. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, First Presbyterian Church of Martinsville. Arrangements by McKee-Stone Funeral Services.
DILLON, Macie Hubbard, 74, of Martinsville, died Friday, December 8, 2000. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday, December 11, at Roselawn Chapel Funeral Home.
GOODBAR, James Edward Jr., (Ed), 82, of Lexington, died Thursday, December 7, 2000. Funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday, Harrison Funeral Chapel.
GROGAN, Arnie L. Jr., 69, of Axton, died Friday, December 8, 2000. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, December 11, at Roselawn Chapel Funeral Home.
MILLER, Carolyn Elizabeth, 57, of Midlothian, died Tuesday, December 5, 2000, at her home. Born in Winston-Salem, N.C. on June 11, 1943, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Mary Kelly Hannah. She was a professional counselor and a member of St. Matthias Episcopal Church in Midlothian. Her husband, Jimmy Miller, formerly of Newport, preceded her in death. Surviving are two daughters, Laura M. Hubinger of Glen Allen, Beth M. Taylor of Richmond; two brothers, Robert Kelly Hannah, Sr. of Gastonia, N.C., Charles Thomas Hannah of Neenah, Wis.; and four grandchildren. Memorial services will be conducted Wednesday, December 13, 2000, at the Newport-Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church in Newport with the Rev. Randal Blankenship officiating. The family will receive friends at the church one hour before the services. In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made to The American Cancer Society or Virginians Against Domestic Violence at 2850 Sandy Bay Rd., Suite 101 in Williamsburg, Va. 23185. Funeral arrangements are with Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke.
MILLER, Nile, 70, of Martinsville and formerly of Bassett, died Friday, December 8, 2000. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday, Bassett Funeral Service.
MOTLEY, Lucille Holland, 91, of Axton, died Friday, December 8, 2000. Funeral services 2 p.m. Tuesday, at Irisburg United Methodist Church, Axton. Arrangements are by Community Funeral Services.
NICELY, Marie Persinger, 77, of Clifton Forge, died Friday, December 8, 2000. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday, Nicely Funeral Home Chapel.
PLOGGER, Phyllis Ann, 52, of Rockbridge Baths, died Friday, December 8, 2000, at her home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, December 11, 2000, at the Harrison Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in the McElwee Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Harrison Funeral Home, Lexington.
PRICE, Daniel Junior, 78, of Marion, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2000. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday, Seaver-Brown Funeral Service Chapel.
PRUITT, Randolph, (Randy), 76, of Chatham, died Friday, December 8, 2000. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday, Oak Grove Christian Church. Arrangements by Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, Gretna.
SENSABAUGH, David Owen Jr., 19, of Lexington, died Friday, December 8, 2000. He was born May 18, 1981 in Lexington, son of David O. Sensabaugh, Sr. and Judy Hartley Sensabaugh of Lexington. Surviving with his parents are his wife, Nancy Wood Sensabaugh of Lexington; brother, Kristopher Hartley of Charlotte, N.C.; maternal grandmother, Eva Sensabaugh of Lexington. The funeral service will be 3 p.m. Monday, December 11, 2000, at the Lomax Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bradford Langdon officiating. Burial will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends on Sunday, December 10, 2000, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Lomax Funeral Home, Buena Vista.
WALLS, Bobby, 65, of Troutdale, passed away Friday, December 8, 2000. Funeral Monday at 11 a.m. in Friendship Baptist Church, Troutdale. The family will receive friends Sunday night from 6 to 8 p.m. at church. Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Independence, in charge of arrangements.
WORRELL, Edgar C., 91, of Dugspur, died Friday, December 8, 2000, at Twin County Regional Hospital, Galax. Mr. Worrell was preceded in death by his parents, James Emmit and Daisy Cox Worrell and two sons, Elvin Worrell and Gerald Worrell. He is survived by his wife, Opal Gardner Worrell of the home; daughter, Iris Ann Worrell of Dugspur; son and daughter-in-law, Edgar Eldridge and Helen Worrell of Mt. Airy, N.C.; two sisters, Helen Worrell of Woodlawn, Irene Padgett of Woodlawn; seven grandchildren and spouses, Darren and Tammy Worrell of Floyd, Preston Worrell of Dugspur, Ronald and Angela Worrell of Galax, Donald Worrell of Dugspur, Greg and Carrie Worrell of Dugspur, Tabitha Worrell of Blue Ridge, Cecelia Worrell of Hillsville; four step grandchildren and spouses, Tammy and Andy Bowman of Mt. Airy, N.C., Tonya Smith, Joey Smith, Shannon Smith, all of Mt. Airy, N.C.; six great-grandchildren, Jordan Worrell, Austin Worrell, Haley Worrell, Cole Worrell, Kaley Nester, Bryant Worrell; and four step great-grandchildren, Dalton Smith, Jessica Smith, Christian Smith, Kasey Bowman. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, December 11, 2000 at the Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel, Hillsville with the Rev. Elmon Thompson officiating. Burial will be in the Worrell Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel.