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Marian Taylor Adkins

Marian Taylor Adkins, 95, passed away on Saturday morning, September 4, 2021 in Roman Eagle Health Care and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born on July 3, 1926 in Danville, Va. a daughter of the late John Hurt Taylor and Pearl Hall Taylor.

Marian worked at Dan River, Inc. for more than 30 years. She was a member of Mount Vernon United Methodist Church.

She is survived by a son, Alan Clark Adkins and wife Peggy; two grandchildren, Catherine Marie Adkins Saunders and husband, J. R. and Patrick Daniel Adkins and wife, Henreka; three great-grandchildren, Jordan Adkins, Skylar Adkins and Joseph Saunders; two sisters, Mary Lou Taylor Miller and Ann Taylor Clifton; and two nieces and one nephew.

Marian was predeceased by five brothers, Elmo, John, Randal, Wray and Budd Wallace Taylor; and one sister, Carol Chastain.

According to her wishes there will be no funeral service.

Townes Funeral Home is serving the Adkins family. Please sign guestbook at www.townesfuneralhome.com

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Continue to obituary Published in Danville and Rockingham County on September 8, 2021.
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"This is one of the sweetest ladies I know worked with her she was my friend loved her so..." Janice Johnson
Mary Ida Nelson Bolton

Mary Ida Nelson Bolton passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. She was born in Danville, Va. on June 1, 1933 to the late John H. Nelson and Letha Lackey Nelson.

Mary was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Howard W. (Stony) Bolton Jr. She is survived by her daughter, Ellen Burke and husband, Larry of Stickleyville, Va.; son Howard W. Bolton III and wife, Patricia of Danville, Va.; grandchildren, Adam Burke of Jonesville, Va., Blake Bolton and wife, Kelsey of Danville, Va. and Blair Bolton and fiancé, Cole Westberry of Raleigh, N.C. and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mary graduated from George Washington High School in Danville, Va. and Westhampton College in Richmond, Va. She received her Master's degree from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. She taught in the Danville Public School System for 31 years.

She was a member of Moffett Memorial Baptist Church where she was involved in many church activities throughout her life.

After retiring, Mary's happiest times were spent enjoying life at Myrtle Beach. She also enjoyed shopping and watching tennis on television.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Kristy Mahan and to her caregivers, Patty, Sandra, Julie, Rita and Tammy.

There will be a graveside service Friday at 11 a.m. at Mountain View Cemetery with the Reverend Lee Ellison officiating. The family will receive friends after the service and at other times will be at the Bolton residence at 112 Manchester Ave., Danville Va. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Moffett Memorial Baptist Church at 1026 N. Main St. Danville, VA 24540.

Townes Funeral Home, 215 West Main Street, is serving the Bolton family. Online condolences can be made at www.townesfuneralhome.com

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Continue to obituary Published in Danville and Rockingham County on September 16, 2021.
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"Mrs. Bolton was my kindergarten teacher at GLH Johnson. She was the kindest and sweetest..." Kristy Henderson Amjad
Dorothy Pryor Collie

Dorothy Pryor Collie, 92, of Ringgold, Virginia, passed away peacefully at Sovah Health-Danville on September 6, 2021, surrounded by loving family and friends.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at Mountain View Cemetery with Minister Desi Justis officiating. The family will receive friends at the conclusion of the service.

Mrs. Collie was born on January 16, 1929, in Rockingham County, North Carolina, to the late Mollie Reid Blackwell Pryor and Willie Lester Pryor. She was a graduate of Ruffin High School, King's Business College, Greensboro, and was employed as an office manager for Coca-Cola Company, Danville, Virginia, for forty-eight years. She was a member of Kentuck Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Collie was preceded in death by her husband, David Shannon Collie and siblings, Raymond Pryor, Inez Pryor Pruitt, Leonard Pryor, Glenn Pryor, Edna Pryor, Claude Pryor, Bessie Pryor, Odessa Pryor Lipford, and Mary Pryor Hill.

Surviving are daughters, Dianne Collie Whittle and Lisa Pryor Collie; granddaughter, Emily Reid Whittle Rymer and husband, Taylor; great-grandchildren, Genevieve Ashton Rymer and Roman Pierce Rymer; numerous nieces, nephews and a large and loving extended family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Arc of Southside, 734 Main Street, Danville, VA 24541 or a charity of your choice.

Townes Funeral Home, 215 West Main Street, is serving the Collie family. On line condolences at www.townesfuneralhome.com.

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Continue to obituary Published in Danville and Rockingham County on September 10, 2021.
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"So sorry for your loss. Dot was a sweet lady. She talked to Mom and visited her from time..." Barry and Donna Neal
Katherine Pool Conner

Katherine Marie Pool Conner passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at Roman Eagle Rehabilitation and Health Care.

She was born in Brookneal, Virginia, on December 25, 1926, a daughter of the late Audrey Caroline King and John Burroughs Pool Sr. She was married to the late Emery Watts Conner.

Katherine was known for her prayer closet ministry, praying for innumerous people and sharing God's word with all that she met until the last few days of her life. She taught Sunday school for many years and worked with the children's choir. She was an active member of Grace Baptist Church until she moved to Danville, where she became involved in the Roman Eagle church services. She was an excellent cook, who loved to cook for her family and friends. Above all, she loved the Lord and her family. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by 15 siblings and her grandson, Lee Fuquay.

She is survived by a sister, Pat Burnham; her children, Wayne Conner (Cathy), Grey Conner (Diane), Joyce Fuquay (David), and Mitch Conner (Sandra); eight grandchildren, James Conner (Angie), Kim Haymore (Ron), Stephanie Jackson (Jay), Ashley Branch (Travis), Thomas Fuquay, Holley Conner, Kristen Fuquay, and Matthew Conner; eight great-grandchildren, Brooke (Ernest), Blake, Ashton, Kaitlyn, Aiden, Abby, Ellie, and Nate; one great great-grandson, Kayson; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., on Sunday, September 12, 2021, at Townes Memorial Chapel with the Reverend Dr. Doug Barber and the Reverend Daniel Whitt officiating.

Burial will be held 4 p.m. at Oak Ridge Cemetery, South Boston, with the Reverend Travis Branch and Mitchell Conner officiating.

The family would like to thank the staff of Roman Eagle for their exceptional love and care during her illness.

Memorials may be made to God's Storehouse, 750 Memorial Drive, Danville, VA 24541.

Townes Funeral Home is serving the Conner family. Online condolences may be made at www.towesfuneralhome.com.

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Continue to obituary Published in Danville and Rockingham County on September 11, 2021.
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Christopher M. Daniel Jr.

February 9, 1946 - September 12, 2021

Chris Daniel was so many things to so many people. He was a best friend and soulmate to Elena Daniel, his wife of 52 years. He was a devoted and loving dad to his daughters, Diana Daniel and Kristin Daniel, and a proud father-in-law to Eric Somdahl. There are no words to describe how much he will be missed.

Chris was the son of Kit and Patsy Daniel. He is survived by his sister, Susan Torborg, and his brothers, Sam Daniel and John Daniel.

He was principled, fair minded, honest, and wise. He enjoyed being a positive role model for five children who brought so much joy to his life. He was a grandfather figure to Lucas Anderson, a loving and involved great uncle to Lauren Torborg and Cori Jane Schweiger, and a wonderful neighbor and mentor to Jenita Theodore and Jerusha Theodore. His hope for each of them was that they continue to strive to be the best they can be.

Chris graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in 1968 with a bachelor's degree in History. He earned a master's degree in Social Studies Education from the University of Virginia in 1974. He was a classroom teacher for 13 years in Pittsylvania County.

As a freshman at Hampden-Sydney, Chris volunteered as a tutor for Black students in Prince Edward County when efforts to desegregate lead to the closure of public schools. There he learned the true value of education and the democratic process. That realization was the beginning of a passion that continued until days before his death.

Chris was a leader and a mentor. He served as President of the Pittsylvania County Education Association. He served on the Board of Directors of the Virginia Education Association. He was later employed by the VEA as a field staffer. He truly enjoyed working as an advocate for public education and Virginia teachers.

Those who knew Chris knew they could count on him. His passion and enthusiasm for his work continued after retirement. He served as chair of the Danville Democratic Committee. A highlight of his work was being appointed as an elector to the 2012 Electoral College of Virginia. He strongly believed in the right to vote. He volunteered to help restore civil and voting rights to those who had paid their debts to society. He helped with voter registration and transportation to the polls.

Chris was a strong supporter of Virginia Organizing (https://virginia-organizing.org/), Danville Life Saving Crew, God's Storehouse and Danville's chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Chris would be honored to have donations made in his memory to any of those organizations.

To honor Chris, his family asks that you donate blood, vote, and get vaccinated to protect yourself and others from COVID. His family also thanks everyone for their support, tributes, cards, and messages.

Due to concerns surrounding COVID, a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Townes Funeral Home and Crematory, 215 West Main Street, is serving the Daniel family. Online condolences can be made at www.townesfuneralhome.com

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Continue to obituary Published in Danville and Rockingham County on September 19, 2021.
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"I didn´t know Mr Daniel personally, but from reading his obituary, I can tell he was..." Kathy M Jefferson
Florence Anne Taylor Daniel

February 9, 1930 - September 13, 2021

On February 9, 1930, Florence Anne came into the world of W. Claire and Florence Taylor of Blanch, N.C. She ultimately became "Big Sister" to Billy and Jack, her brothers, along with her three younger cousins, Bob and Nat Chandler and Bill Jackson Jr. (Bill Jr.)

During her early years, Anne "held court" at her grandfather's store ("Taylor's"), where she first glimpsed a neighbor's son, shirtless, loading fertilizer onto his father's truck. At that time, she had graduated from George Washington High School and was an upperclassman at Greensboro College pursuing a fine arts degree in Art and minor in English. This encounter changed her post graduate plans of a New York City fashion design career, instead she was directed back home to Blanch, breaking her self-promise to never marry a farmer when she wed Cleve Daniel on June 24, 1950.

Their partnership in life set them on course to successfully operate a major dairy and tobacco farm for 50+ years, along with a thriving egg business that Anne brought to Danville serving its major restaurants, hotels, hospitals and colleges.

Red lipstick, tweed skirts and always high heels were Anne's trademark, blending her fashion flair with professionalism and business acumen. This garnered her the title of "The Egg Lady". She and Cleve involved their three sons George, Bill and Martin along with daughter, Linda in the operations to sufficiently earn and pay for college and post graduate studies enabling them to return home to Blanch to practice law, design and farm.

While educating her children, Anne shared her passion and artistic training by volunteering and teaching in their classrooms, all the while involving each in music and dance for early exposure to fine culture to complement their day-to-day emersion in agriculture.

New Hope United Methodist – the church of her ancestors became her Church over 91 years ago when she was christened and remained such all her life in which to attend, marry, teach Sunday School to her children and grandchildren.

Anne's love of history nurtured her devotion to keeping and proclaiming New Hope's stoic church history dating back to 1779, which spurred her Charter membership into the Caswell County Historical Society over which she presided for many years.

As much as Anne loved shopping at Goodwill and thrift stores for deals to create and carry on her "fashionista" tastes she also loved discovering unique old pieces found at local antique shops that were often overlooked by others. Her keen eye, creative imagination and restorative efforts revealed the unseen beauty of these hidden treasures.

She was a person of the soil, constantly digging, planting, and weeding flowers and greenery all over the yard, farm and entire community. Her brilliantly colored flower beds were an outward expression of Anne's artistic and creative personality which warmed and welcomed all passersby.

Her earned titles, Artist, Teacher, Business Woman, Historian, and Friend never eclipsed her favorites of Daughter, "Big Sister", Wife, Mama, and Grandma Anne.

Anne is survived by her younger brother, Jack (Katherine); cousin, Bill Jr. (Kathryn); four children, George Daniel (Cynthia), Bill Daniel (Karen), Linda Oakes (Vernon), and Martin Daniel (Lori); 11 grandchildren, Jacob Daniel (Katie), Taylor Clay (Ben), Leah Daniel, Claire Daniel, Kathryn McLamb (Derek), Grace Garrett (Justin), Daniel Oakes, Amanda Wall (Patrick), Madeline Daniel, Georgia Daniel, and Will Daniel; three great-grandchildren, Benny Clay, Emmie Daniel, and George Clay, along with numerous church and community-children to whom she was affectionately known as Grandma Anne.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Anne's Angels, her devoted caregivers; Hazelene Chandler, Lillie Jeffers, Wanda Rogers, Brandy Velquaze and Brenda Woods.

A graveside celebration of Anne Taylor Daniel's life and legacy will be held in the cemetery of New Hope United Methodist Church at 465 Longs Mill Road, Blanch, N.C. on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 2 p.m. Out of an abundance of caution, the family requests attendees wear masks and practice social distancing.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church, c/o Ken Baker, Treasurer, 514 Lake Pointe Drive, Yanceyville, NC 27379.

Townes Funeral Home is serving the Daniel family. Online condolences may be made at www.townesfuneralhome.com.

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Continue to obituary Published in Danville and Rockingham County on September 17, 2021.
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"I shall never forget you, a most beautiful and charismatic lady.You instilled in us all..." shinette stephens
Michael Wayne Ferguson Sr.

Michael Wayne Ferguson Sr., 57, of Danville passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2021.

Born on April 27, 1964, he was a son of Robert W. Ferguson and Faye Y. Ferguson, of Danville.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his three children, Michael Wayne Ferguson Jr., and wife, Lisa, Amber Ferguson and Sean Ferguson, all of Tallahassee, Fla.; a sister, Melinda Ferguson, of Danville; and a brother, Bruce Lee Ferguson, of DeWitt, Iowa.

Michael was preceded in death by his wife, Lynn Crouse Ferguson and a sister, Nina Ferguson.

A graveside will be held at a later date. The family will be at the residence of his parents.

Memorial contributions may be made to Moffett Memorial Baptist Church, 1026 N Main St, Danville, VA 24540 or to the charity of one's choice.

Townes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Ferguson family. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.townesfuneralhome.com.

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Continue to obituary Published in Danville and Rockingham County on August 25, 2021.
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William Russell "Bill" Fitzgerald Jr.

William Russell "Bill" Fitzgerald Jr., 93, passed away on Saturday, August 21, 2021, at Brookdale Senior Living in Danville, Va.

He was born on October 14, 1927, in Danville, Va., a son of the late William Russell Fitzgerald and Mary Cunningham Fitzgerald.

He was a George Washington High School graduate, Class of 1946. On June 14, 1952, he married the former Betty McNichols who survives. Bill was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was employed by Riverside Roof Truss as a sales representative until his retirement in 1992. After his retirement he was employed with American National Bank.

Bill was a member of First Presbyterian Church where he served as an Elder and a member of the Board of Hughes Home. He was also a member of the Kiwanis Club of Danville.

In addition to his wife, Betty, he is survived by two daughters, Ellen Thomas of Danville, and Jane Marini and her husband, Rick, of Charlotte, N.C.; three grandchildren, Jane O'Rourke and her husband, Patrick, Ellen Despres and husband, Nick, and Blair Marini and her fiancé, Sam Bowman; four grandchildren, Camden O'Rourke, Finley O'Rourke, Valerie Despres and Dominic Despres; and a sister-in-law, Betsy McNichols.

In addition to his parents, Bill was predeceased by a sister, Mary Lee Laprade and a brother, Robert Thomas Fitzgerald.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 28, 2021, at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church with the Reverend Dr. Elizabeth Broschart and the Reverend Dr. Robert Ramey. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church on Saturday from 1 until 2 p.m.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of Brookdale Senior Living and to Liberty Hospice.

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 937 Main Street, Danville, VA 24541.

Townes Funeral Home, 215 West Main Street, is serving the Fitzgerald family.

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Continue to obituary Published in Danville and Rockingham County on August 25, 2021.
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Betty Evans Garner

Betty Evans Garner, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully on August 26, 2021, leaving a lasting impression on everyone she encountered in her life.

Betty, and Bill, her surviving husband of 71 years, leave a family legacy of two children, Nancy Johnson and husband, Keith, of Va., and William Garner Jr. and wife, Mary, of N.C., seven grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

Born in Danville, Va., on September 20, 1928, Betty was predeceased by her parents, William and Adele Evans, and Jack and Garnetta Barbour, the uncle and aunt who raised Betty.

She survives one sister, Nancy Rosse of Richmond, Va., and predeceased by her sister, Patricia Mabe Stafford.

Betty began her working career at Herman's department store in Danville, Va., later worked as an Executive Assistant to the Dean of Journalism at the University of Maryland, and moved on to finish her working career and retire from Verizon, Inc.

Betty, in her younger years with her husband, was an avid square dancer. She was a passionate, lifelong reader of many different genres and embraced technology into her 90's. Betty enjoyed using her iPad and cell phone, on a daily basis, to play games and text her relatives.

Betty will be missed by all and loving memories will remain.

A memorial service for family and friends will be held 11 a.m. Friday, September 3, 2021, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 538 Central Blvd., Danville, Va.

Townes Funeral Home and Crematory, 215 West Main Street, is serving the Garner family. Online condolences can be made at www.townesfuneralhome.com.

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Continue to obituary Published in Danville and Rockingham County on September 1, 2021.
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Lois Jean Wiles Glass

Lois Jean Wiles Glass, age 94 of 220 Lady Astor Place, Danville, Va., passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2021 at home.

She was born November 8, 1926 in Ringgold, Va., the daughter of the late William Arvin Wiles and Thelma Compton Wiles.

She was married to her high school sweetheart, Bruce Wallace Glass, on Feb 1, 1946. Bruce preceded her in death in October 2015.

She is survived by two daughters, Jean Glass Morris and Jane Glass Gilbert both of Danville; granddaughter, Elizabeth Rae Prickett (Joshua Prickett) of Aiken, S.C. and great-granddaughter, Emmerson Grace Prickett. She was preceded in death by her sister, Rachel Wiles Dalton of Danville. She is survived by three nephews, Michael Dalton (Melinda), Alan Dalton (Pat) of Danville and Ron Glass of Greensboro, N.C., and two nieces, Cheryl Dalton Merricks (David) of Danville and Kathy Glass Hunt (Jerry) of Cascade, Va. She is also survived by several great-nieces and nephews.

She was a graduate of Dan River High School, Ringgold, Va. and the Phillips Business College of Lynchburg, Va. She loved working in public and was a bookkeeper having worked for several automotive wholesale suppliers, the last being Danville Auto Supply for more than 20 years. She also worked part time at several tobacco auction warehouses during auction season.

She was a member of West Main Baptist Church for over 50 years and the Friendship Sunday school class. She was a member of the Women's Golf Association of the Danville Golf Club where she played and enjoyed competitive golf. She was a member of the Danville Duplicate and Party Bridge Clubs.

She loved life, her family and friends and enjoyed watching and playing a number of sports, in particular golf and cheering for her NC State Wolfpack in college basketball.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 11 a.m., at West Main Baptist Church. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Danville Lifesaving Crew.

Townes Funeral Home is serving the Glass family. Online condolences may be made at www.townesfuneralhome.com.

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Continue to obituary Published in Danville and Rockingham County on August 24, 2021.
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Suzanne Bishop Inlow

Suzanne Bishop Inlow, 95, of 704 Lansbury Dr., passed away on Thursday August 19, 2021. Additional information at Townes Funeral Home website, www.townesfuneralhome.com.
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"My deepest condolences to the family; you´ve all been in my thoughts and prayers. Love to..." Fayssoux
Berkeley Marvin Keck Sr.

Berkeley Marvin Keck Sr. of Yanceyville, N.C., passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2021. Born on September 11, 1929 he was the son of the late Harold and Juliette Keck. He is survived by his wife, Evangeline Elliott Keck (Van); two sons, Berkeley M. Keck Jr. (Marty) and wife, Stephanie of Richmond, Va. and Harold Thomas Keck (Tom) and wife, Wendy of Providence, N.C.; sister, Susan Keck Turner of Richmond, Va.; and three grandsons, Phillip, Christopher, and Eric. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Jonathan Elliott Keck; two brothers, Harold and Jules Keck; and sister, Betty Waldron.

Berkeley was a combat veteran of the Korean War and was a member of Mount Vernon United Methodist Church. He enjoyed a successful career in sales. He was a master builder and could fix almost anything. In retirement he most enjoyed spending time with family and friends at the home he built on his and Van's beautiful land in Caswell County.

A private service will be held a later date. The family requests memorials may be sent to Providence Volunteer Fire and Rescue, 6655 Old NC Highway 86 N, Providence, NC, 27315 or a charity of your choice.

Townes Funeral Home and Crematory, 215 West Main Street, is serving the Keck family. Online condolences can be made at www.townesfuneralhome.com

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Continue to obituary Published in Danville and Rockingham County on September 14, 2021.
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Dr. Harry Thomas Kolendrianos

Dr. Harry Thomas Kolendrianos, 78, of Danville, Virginia passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021.

He was born on April 20, 1943 in Danville, Virginia to the late Thomas A. Kolendrianos and Maxine Kirios Kolendrianos. As the son of a Greek immigrant father and Greek mother, Harry was extremely proud of his heritage and culture.

Harry graduated from George Washington High School in 1961. He then attended Virginia Tech where he earned his B.S. and M.S. in Business Administration, his certificate of advanced graduate study and his Doctorate in Community College Education. His career included teaching Business, Statistics, Business Management and Economics at Danville Community College for 43 years as well as adjunct teaching at Averett University and Stratford College.

Harry's love for the community of Danville was evident through his endless volunteer work. He served on various committees for the YWCA, United Way Fund, Danville Regional Medical Center, YMCA, Danville-Pittsylvania Chamber of Commerce, Hughes Home, American Red Cross, and Danville Public Schools. He participated in the Danville Historical Society, Danville Development Council, Danville Community Foundation, American Heart Association, the Danville Bicentennial Committee, and the Improved Order of Red Men. He was a 52 year member of the Kiwanis Club and served as Vice President and President. Harry's devoted service to his beloved hometown of Danville earned him the Kiwanis Citizenship Award in 2012. He was awarded the Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Educator Award in 1998, the Danville Community College Outstanding Faculty Award, and the Governor's Award for Volunteering Excellence in 1991. He served on the Board of Directors for Virginia Bank and Trust for 47 years, serving as Chairman for 26 of those years.

Harry was a dedicated member of St. Peter's Greek Orthodox Church, holding the positions of Treasurer, Vice President, and President, as well as the founder of the popular Greek Food Fest. He was given the highest layman honor of Archon in the Orthodox Church, which was bestowed by Patriarch Bartholomew of Istanbul. Archons demonstrate outstanding service to the church and are well-respected leaders of the Orthodox community.

Harry was an avid New York Yankees fan and enjoyed many trips to Yankee Spring Training in Florida and to Yankee Stadium in New York. He was also a lifelong Hokie fan and supporter of Virginia Tech. He made many friends through his memberships in the Danville Sports Club, the German Club of Danville and the Danville Golf Club.

Harry is survived by his wife of 50 years, Carol, and daughters Elizabeth Kolendrianos of Roanoke, Va. and Stacy Mitchell (Chad) of Crozet, Va. In addition, he is survived by his brother Dr. Ernest Kolendrianos (Andriana) of Santa Barbara, Calif. Harry leaves behind five grandchildren, Nicholas, Anna, and Christopher Gentiluomo of Roanoke, Va. and William and Michael Mitchell of Crozet, Va.

A special thank you to Dr. Sydney Harris and Dr. Benjamin Lipham for their outstanding medical care. The family also thanks the countless nurses at SOVAH Health who diligently tended to his every need. They are forever grateful to the staff of Roman Eagle Rehab One and South Terrace for their kind-hearted and compassionate support and care during this difficult journey. The family is incredibly grateful for the dedication and support of Harry's in-home caregivers who provided both care and friendship.

A prayer service and visitation will be held on Friday, September 17, 2021 at 7 p.m. at Townes Funeral Home, 215 West Main Street, Danville, Va.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Peter's Greek Orthodox Church, 116 Jefferson Avenue, Danville, Va. with interment following at Mountain View Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to St. Peter's Greek Orthodox Church, the Dr. Harry Kolendrianos Scholarship at Danville Community College, or a charity of your choice.

Townes Funeral Home is serving the Kolendrianos family. Online condolences may be made at www.townesfuneralhome.com.

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Robert Paul Lakey

Robert Paul Lakey, 91, went to meet his late wife, Lucille at the heavenly gates on Thursday, August 19, 2021, at Sovah Medical after declining health. Robert was born in Danville, on February 28, 1930, to the late Randolph Lakey and Ida Lakey of Danville. Robert loved working in his woodshop before his eyesight declined and was retired from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Robert is survived by his two sons, Robert G. Lakey (Teresa) and Richie Lakey (Michele); four grandchildren, Megan (Andrew), Robin (Jake), Zachary (Emily), and Tyler (Jewel); and four great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Robert was predeceased by his wife and two brothers.

The family would like to thank Robert's neighbor and guardian angel, Margie for always being a great caregiver.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 23, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Townes Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in Highland Burial Park. The family will receive friends on Sunday, August 22, 2021, at Townes Funeral Home from 6 until 7:30 p.m. At other times at Robert Lakey Jr., residence 204 Whittington Drive Danville, VA 24541 and Richie Lakey residence, 25 Airport Road, Yanceyville, NC 27379.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the local animal shelter as Robert adored animals.

Townes Funeral Home, 215 West Main Street, is serving the Lakey family. Online condolences can be made at www.townesfuneralhome.com.

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Irvin Wade McCune

Irvin Wade McCune, age 83, passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 after a brief illness. Wade was born October 30, 1937 in Danville, the son of the late Irvin McCune and Sallie Robertson McCune. He was also predeceased by his wife, Alice Hundley McCune, his son, Robert McCune and his beloved cat, DeDe.

Wade is survived by his children, Larry Heintz (Sarah), Eddie Heintz, Debbie Pruett, Karen McCune and Kenny McCune (Lisa), as well as eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Jeanette Henry and his brother, David McCune.

He was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany and served as an usher.

Wade was previously employed by C & P Telephone Company until his retirement. He loved his family and spending time with them. He enjoyed gardening and fishing and was a wonderful cook.

The family will receive friends at the home, 407 Wyatt Drive, Danville, Va. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Highland Burial Park.

Donations may be made to the Pittsylvania Pet Center, 11880 U. S. Highway 29, Chatham, VA 24531.

Townes Funeral Home is serving the McCune family. Online condolences may be made at www.townesfuneralhome.com

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"My thoughts, love and prayers go out to all the family at this time of loss and sadness...." Daryl Rigney
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