James Vernard Tweedy, 87 of Huddleston, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014 at the home of his daughter, Barbara Williams. He was born on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1926 in Roanoke, a son of the late Wesley Tipton Tweedy and Minnie Jacobs Tweedy. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Janette West Tweedy. He was a retired employee of Piedmont Manufacturing, was a member of Huddleston Church of God of Prophecy and a U. S. Army
Veteran having served during World War II
. Surviving are his sons, John Tweedy and wife, DeLois, Paul Tweedy all of Moneta, James D. Tweedy and wife, Ginger of Altavista, David Tweedy and wife, Lynn of Lynch Station; daughters, Rebecca Stevens of Hurt, Barbara Williams and husband, Hershel of Huddleston, Lillie Arlene Moss and husband, Rob of Tappahannock, twenty-three grandchildren, thirty great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren as well as two sisters, Betty West of Cody, Louise Toller of Lynch Station. Funeral services were held on Monday, April 21, 2014 at 2 pm at Huddleston Church of God of Prophecy with Rev. Ken Lester and Rev. Wayne Murphy officiating. Interment followed in Huddleston Church of God of Prophecy Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Huddleston.