Galax Gazette Obituaries

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October 10, 2019

Jezebel (better known as Belle) Etta Webb Beck

Jezebel (better known as Belle) Etta Webb Beck

Galax, Virginia

Jezebel (Better Known as Belle) Etta Webb Beck, 94, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at the Waddell Nursing and Rehab.  She was born Nov. 27, 1924, in Carroll County, to the late Jessee and Emma Adeline Largen Webb.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her...

Thomas Edward James

Thomas Edward James

Fries, Virginia

Thomas (better known as Tommy) Edward James, 85, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, N.C. He was born Jan. 17, 1934, in Yeager, W.Va., to the late Richard and Vergie Burnett James. Survivors include his wife, Francis Smith James of...

Mary Vaughan Jefferson

Mary Vaughan Jefferson

Greensboro, Virginia

Mary Vaughan Jefferson, 85, of Greensboro, N.C., died Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at her home. She was born in Grayson County on May 17, 1934, to Cecil and Mamie Funk Vaughan. Survivors include her daughters and son-in-law, Millie and Rick Kimel of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Dawn...

David Wayne Smith

David Wayne Smith

Galax, Virginia

David Wayne Smith, 55, died Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at his home.  He was born Oct. 10, 1963, in Galax, to the late Herbert "Pete" and Virginia Price Smith. Survivors include his wife Sarah of the home; sister and brother-in-law, Teresa and Duane Payne of Galax; brother, Dennis...

Ralph “Crankshaft” Monroe Smith

Ralph “Crankshaft” Monroe Smith

Galax, Virginia

Ralph "Crankshaft" Monroe Smith, 71, of Galax, died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, at his home. He was born Jan. 9, 1948, in Carroll County, to the late Roy Lee Smith and Arizona Creed. Survivors include his wife, Geneva Jennings Smith of the home; sons, Ricky Smith and wife, Lonna...

Norman Lee Surratt

Norman Lee Surratt

Hillsville, Virginia

Norman Lee Surratt, 76, of Hillsville died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, at Forsyth Medical Center.  He was born in Carroll County to the late Sebert Jerome and Mary Ethel White Surratt. Survivors include his daughter, Teresa Nester of Woodlawn; son, Allen Surratt of Woodlawn;...

William Stephen “Stephon” Young

William Stephen “Stephon” Young

Winston-Salem, Virginia

William Stephen "Stephon" Young, 56, of Winston-Salem, N.C., died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, Winston-Salem, N.C. He was born April 4, 1963, in Galax, to the late William Henry Young and Sheila Hash Wolfe. Survivors include his wife, Karen...

October 3, 2019

Mae Boyer

Mae Boyer

Independence, Virginia

Mae Boyer, 88, of Independence, Va., died Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, at the Grayson Rehab and Health Center in Independence, Va.  She was born Sept. 18, 1932, in Virginia to Gwyn and Della Phipps Boyer. Survivors include one brother, Jim Boyer of Independence, Va.; and several...

Jeffrey “Bondoe” Burke Lineberry

Jeffrey “Bondoe” Burke Lineberry

Woodlawn, Virginia

Jeffrey "Bondoe" Burke Lineberry, 57, of Woodlawn, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, at his home.  Lineberry was born in Galax, Va., and was preceded in death by his father, Delbert Lineberry. Survivors include his wife, Lisa Lineberry of the home; mother and...

Vivian Joyce Wooten Russell

Vivian Joyce Wooten Russell

Galax, Virginia

Vivian Joyce Wooten Russell, 81, better known as Joyce Russell, of Galax, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, in the Forsyth Medical Center. She was born in Grayson County on June 1, 1938, to William Lester and Virginia Mabel Isom Wooten. In addition to her parents, she was...

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