Elton "Hap" Worrell, 72, of Austinville, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at his home.
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He was born in Wythe County to the late Walter Jefferson and Myrtle Clara Davis Worrell.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Bryant Worrell.
Survivors include his wife, Karen Funk Worrell of the home; sons and daughters-in-law, Glen and Ruth Worrell of Staunton, Va., Bill and Mandy Worrell of Lebanon, Va., and Alan and Kellie Worrell of Austinville; step daughter and spouse, Jessica and Chris Milby; brother and sister-in-law, Charles Bud and Wilma Worrell of Woodlawn; sisters, Christine W. Huff of Hillsville and Lois Corbett of Boyertown, Pa.; four grandchildren, Virginia Lauren Worrell, Michael Alan Worrell, Daniel Glen Worrell, and Isaac Creed Worrell; and step grandchildren, Alexis Milby and Ava Milby.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Coulson Church of the Brethren at 2:30 p.m. with Pastor Harry Shelton and Pastor Jason Simpkins officiating. Burial followed in the Coulson Cemetery. The family received friends at the church on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, from 6 until 8 p.m.
The family says that flowers would be appreciated; however, donations may be made to Coulson Church Cemetery Fund.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynnandmcgrady.com.
Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Funeral Home Chapel is serving the family.
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 14 to Jan. 15, 2013