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Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Jackie Clifford Blevins
Jackie Clifford Blevins, 69, of the Elk Creek community died on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at the Forsyth Medical Center due to COVID-19 complications. He was born in Cripple Creek on July 26, 1952, to Stephen Eugene and Ruby Cedella Bledsoe Blevins. Survivors include two sisters, Nola... Read More
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home - Independence
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Cathy Lynn Hash Bowman
Cathy Lynn Hash Bowman, 61, of Galax, Va., died Friday, Jan. 6, 2022, at Twin County Regional Hospital. She was born in Galax, Va., on June 4, 1960 to the late Talmadge and Virginia Hampton Hash. Survivors include her daughter, Crystal Johnson of Galax, Va.; two sisters, Debbie Lundy... Read More
High Country Services Funeral & Cremations
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Hiram Cox
Hiram Cox, 85, of Hillsville, formally of Indian Valley, died on Friday, Jan.7, 2022, at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center. He was born on July 2, 1936, to the late John Pilot Cox and Dinah Odell Quesenberry Cox. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his... Read More
VAUGHAN GUYNN & MC GRADY FUNERAL HOME
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Loretta Mae Dalton
Loretta Mae Dalton, 87, of Hillsville, Va., passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at her home. Loretta was born in Rupert, W.Va., on July 7, 1934, to the late Rev. James and Hattie Mae Forbes. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband of 38 years... Read More
VAUGHAN GUYNN & MC GRADY FUNERAL HOME
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Rhodessa Maxilene Hill
Rhodessa Maxilene Hill, 91, passed away on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at Waddell Nursing and Rehab Center in Galax, Va. She was born on April 5, 1930, in Carroll County to the late Lee Bolden and Anna Mae Edwards Miller. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by... Read More
VAUGHAN GUYNN & MC GRADY FUNERAL HOME
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Steven Michael Holliday
Steven Michael Holliday, 62, better known as Mike Holliday, of Galax, died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, in the Grayson Nursing and Rehab Center. He was born in Pulaski on Aug. 30, 1959, to Cecil and Eula "Dotty" Emma Jean Shelton Holliday. Survivors include his daughter and her fiancé... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Leola Virginia Jones James
Leola Virginia Jones James, 93, of Mouth of Wilson, died Friday, Dec.17, 2021, at Grayson Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Grayson County on Oct. 15, 1928, to the late George and Vergie Sparks Jones. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her... Read More
High Country Services Funeral & Cremations
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Starling Roosevelt Jennings
Starling Roosevelt Jennings, 88, of Speedwell, Va., passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. He was born on April 17, 1933, to the late Lawrence and Nellie Jennings. Starling was a United States Navy veteran. He was preceded in death by his four brothers; one sister; stepfather... Read More
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Bobby Lee Jones III
Bobby Lee Jones III, two months, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, in the North Carolina Baptist Hospital. He was born in Galax on Oct. 28, 2021. Survivors include his parents, Bobby Lee Jones II and Kimberly Lynn Lineberry of Fries; bothers, Samuel Allen Graham and Jerry Dawson Robinson... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
George Barry Lawson
George Barry Lawson, 72, of Fries, died Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, in the Twin County Regional Hospital. He was born in Wythe County on April 6, 1949, to Jewel Gale and Annie Louise Jackson Lawson. Survivors include his wife, Mary Lawson of Fries; daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Lourena Sharp Edwards Lawson
Lourena Sharp Edwards Lawson, 82, of Galax, died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021, at her home. She was born in Carroll County on May 8, 1939, to Lawrence McKinley and Polly Elizabeth Lineberry Sharp. Survivors include her husband, Boyd Lawson of Galax; daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Wallace P. (Pat) Richardson Jr.
Wallace P. (Pat) Richardson Jr., 70, of Woodlawn, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, in the SECU Hospice Center in Yadkinville, N.C. He was born on June 11, 1951, in Wytheville, to Wallace Patrick and Ruby Hoback Richardson Sr. Survivors include his wife, Claudia B. Richardson of Woodlawn... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Betty Cornett Russell
Betty Cornett Russell, 84, of Independence, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, at Grayson Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born to Elmo Thomas and Edna Sue Taylor Cornett in Danville. Survivors include her two daughters, Suzie and Mark Davis of Independence and Debbie and Charles... Read More
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home - Independence
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Betty Jane Williams Shaffner
Betty Jane Williams Shaffner, 85, of Fries, died Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at her home. She was born in Carroll County on Oct. 31, 1936, to Delbert Clarion and Virginia Elizabeth Patton Williams. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ira Patterson Shaffner... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Celia Edna Cornett Leonard Stevenson
Celia Edna Cornett Leonard Stevenson, 90, died peacefully at her home Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022. She was born June 14, 1931, to Rena Belle Farmer and Richard Ed Cornett in the Flat Ridge area of Grayson County. She grew up in Flat Ridge and at the age of 11 started working after school... Read More
Seaver Brown Funeral Home
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Diane Lynn Pierce Warren
Diane Lynn Pierce Warren, 67, passed away on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at the Johnson City Medical Center. Diane was born in Monrovia, Calif., to the late Lawrence and Lorraine Pierce. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Kent Warren. Diane was a pioneer for women in the electric... Read More
Bradley's Funeral Home - Marion
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Dewey Ronald Woods
Dewey Ronald Woods, known as Ronnie, 68, of Independence, died on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at the Alleghany Memorial Hospital from COVID-19 related issues. He was born at home in Grayson County on Aug. 8, 1953, to Harding and Georgia Fortner Woods. Survivors include his mother, Georgia... Read More
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home - Independence
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Bro. Garry W. Adams
July 25, 1954 - December 27, 2021 Just as the evening shadows of Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, began to fall, Brother Garry Wayne Adams, age 67 of Galax, Va., was summoned to his eternal Heavenly home from Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, in Elkin, N.C. This great soldier of the cross surrendered... Read More
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home - Independence
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Ruth N. Bobbitt
Ruth N. Bobbitt, 77, of Woodlawn, died on Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021, at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley, W.Va. She was born in West Virginia to the late Robert and Stacey Sutton Naillon. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Bobbitt... Read More
VAUGHAN GUYNN & MC GRADY FUNERAL HOME
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Elbert Willis Burcham
Elbert Willis Burcham, 80, of Hillsville, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, at his home. He was born in Grayson County to the late Creed Elbert and Lema Eskie Monday Burcham. Survivors include his wife, Macie P. Burcham; children, Greg Burcham (Beth), Kevin Burcham (Catherine), Terry... Read More
VAUGHAN GUYNN & MC GRADY FUNERAL HOME
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Frank Bruce Carter
Frank Bruce Carter, 93, of Galax, died Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, at his home. He was born in Carroll County on Dec. 3, 1928, to the late Bruce and Lola Kirby Carter. Survivors include his wife, Edith Virginia Cox Carter of Galax; daughter and son-in-law, Patsy and David Edwards of Palm... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Thomas Gregory Catterton
Thomas Gregory Catterton, 62, of Glade Valley, N.C., died Dec. 8, 2021, in Alleghany Memorial Hospital in Sparta, N.C. He was born Nov. 15, 1959, in Baltimore, Md., to the late Thomas Samuel and Thelma Coffey Catterton. Survivors include his wife, Penelope Gragg Catterton of Glade... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Ida Hall Chappell
Ida Hall Chappell, 87, died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, at her home. She was born Feb. 16, 1934, in Carroll County, to the late Rufus Isaac and Lana Etta Horton Hall. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Chappell. Survivors include daughters... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Helen Lee Cockram
Helen Lee Cockram, 85, of Meadows of Dan, died Monday, Dec. 27, 2021. She was born in Carroll County to the late Elmer and Tillie Light Bowman. Survivors include her husband, Marvin G. Cockram; son and daughter-in-law, Darrell and Susan Cockram; three grandchildren and spouses... Read More
VAUGHAN GUYNN & MC GRADY FUNERAL HOME
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Anna Marie Creed
Anna Marie Creed, 53, of Independence, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, in the Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital in Elkin, N.C. Anna was born in Galax on Aug. 19, 1968, to Calvin and Vennere Green Linville. Survivors include her mother, Vennere Green Linville of Sparta, N.C.; two daughters... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Jerry Glenn Davis
Jerry Glenn Davis, 60, of Galax, died Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston Salem, N.C. He was born in Galax on Jan. 17, 1961, to Raymond and Joyce Carico Davis. Survivors include his parents; his wife, Wilma J. Davis; son, Holden Chance Davis of the home;... Read More
High Country Services Funeral & Cremations
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
David L. Delp
David L. Delp, 72, of Maiden, N.C., died on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, at the Atrium Health in Lincolnton, N.C. He was born on May 22, 1949, in Grayson County, to Ralph Perkins and Esther Greer Delp. Survivors include his three sons, Adam and Tammy Delp of Pilot Mountain, N.C., Timothy... Read More
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home - Independence
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Lelia Faye Vass Edwards
Lelia Faye Vass Edwards, 78, of Galax, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, at her home. She was born in Carroll County on Feb. 3, 1943, to Kelly Elmo and Clara Freda Melton Vass. Survivors include her husband, Frank Edwards of Galax; daughter and son-in-law, Shelley Edwards and Chris Goad... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Frances Louise Gallimore Farmer
Frances Louise Gallimore Farmer, 79, of Hillsville, died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021, at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital. She was born in Floyd County to the late Hobert and Frances (Ola) Hollandsworth Gallimore. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband... Read More
VAUGHAN GUYNN & MC GRADY FUNERAL HOME
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Larry Christman Funk
Larry Christman Funk, 78, of Galax, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021, in the home of his son in Graham, N.C. He was born on April 20, 1943, in Galax, to the late Edgar Christman and Vergie Cox Funk. Survivors include his wife, Brenda Sue Funk of Galax; sons and daughters-in-law, John... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Marvin Dennis Higgins
Marvin Dennis Higgins, 65, of Galax, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, in the Twin County Regional Hospital. He was born in Baltimore, Md., on Nov. 23, 1956, to Thomas Earl and Grace Elaine Woodel Higgins. Survivors include his mother, Grace Elaine Woodel Higgins of Galax; his son and... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Ronald Lee Houk
Ronald Lee Houk, 68, of Galax, Va., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, in the Forsyth Medical Center. Ron was born on June 30, 1953, in Welch, W.Va. Survivors include his daughter and her fiancé, Tiffany Houk and Chris Hines; brother and sister-in-law, Don and Rose Houk of Galax... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Matthew Lee Jarrells
Matthew Lee Jarrells, 56, of Hillsville, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, at Parham Doctors' Hospital in Richmond. He was born in Radford on Aug. 14, 1965. He was preceded in death by his mother, Cecile M. Calvin Jarrells; and his grandmother, Ethel Blanche Jarrells. Survivors include... Read More
VAUGHAN GUYNN & MC GRADY FUNERAL HOME
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Paul Lawrence Jones Jr.
Paul Lawrence Jones Jr., 89, of Fries, died on Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke. He was born on May 28, 1932, in Grayson County to the late Paul Lawrence Jones Sr. and Ana Woodruff Jones. Survivors include his brother, Fred and Deanna Jones of Elk... Read More
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home - Independence
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Judy Esther Lawson
Judy Esther Lawson, 72, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021, at her home in Speedwell. She was born April 12, 1949, in Asheville, N.C., to the late Claude Elmer and Margaret Haynes Moore. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her life-long companion, Don Funk. Survivors... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Elder Leonard Lee “Willie” Marshall
Elder Leonard Lee Marshall "Willie", 73, of Woodlawn, died Monday, Dec. 20, 2021, at his home. He was born in Carroll County on Aug. 14, 1948. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Lee Marshall. Survivors include his wife, Shirley C. Marshall; children, Kristie Marshall... Read More
VAUGHAN GUYNN & MC GRADY FUNERAL HOME
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Earl Leo Murphy
Earl Leo Murphy, 88, of Galax, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021, in the Twin County Regional Hospital. He was born in Slab Fork, W.Va., on Aug. 21, 1933, to Fred and Josephine Bailey Murphy. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Della Jane Horton Murphy.... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
David Allen “Bud” Nelson
David Allen "Bud" Nelson, 67, of Galax, died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021, in his home. He was born on July 21, 1954, in Richlands, to the late Carl Homer and Mary Johnson Nelson. Survivors include his wife, Patti Nelson of Galax; daughter and son-in-law, Lindsey and Tom Logue of Bluffton... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Richard "Rick" Ray Reeves
Richard "Rick" Ray Reeves May 30, 1955-December 30, 2021 On the spring night of April 30, 1955, the special gift of a loving son was born to Richard Cullen and Bonnie Sue Ray Reeves in Sparta, N.C. As they were entrusted with his care, they proved to be ahead of their time as they... Read More
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home - Independence
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Robert Leon Sexton
Robert Leon Sexton, 77 Dec. 25, 1944 – Jan. 2, 2022 Robert Leon Sexton, 77, of Hilltop Drive in Independence died unexpectedly on Sunday morning, Jan. 2, 2022. Mr. Sexton was born in the Black Rock Community of Independence on Christmas Day in 1944 to Muncy Summit and Birdie Cassell... Read More
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home - Independence
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Richard Clark “Crowbar” Smith
Richard Clark "Crowbar" Smith, 90, of Galax, died Friday, Dec. 24, 2021, in his home. He was born on Dec. 30, 1930, in Grayson County, to the late Burley Clark and Ida Burcham Smith. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mattie Williams Smith. Survivors include his daughters... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Wayne Leonard Sowers
Wayne Leonard Sowers, 77, of Hillsville, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, at Northern Regional Hospital. He was born in Carroll County to the late Willie and Beulah Quesenberry Sowers. Survivors include his wife, Norene Sowers of the home; daughters, Teresa Sowers Dickerson and Jennifer... Read More
VAUGHAN GUYNN & MC GRADY FUNERAL HOME
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Freddie Sue Swinney
Freddie Sue Swinney, 79, of Galax, died Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, in her home. She was born on July 25, 1942, in Yadkinville, N.C., to the late Terry and Hattie Cain Hodge. Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Glen "Joe" Swinney of Galax; children, Wayne and Tena Swinney of Woodlawn... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Juanita Melton Weddle
Juanita Melton Weddle, 82, of Galax, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, in Heritage Hall HealthCare and Rehabilitation in Laurel Fork. She was born on June 8, 1939, to the late Glen and Etheleen Farmer Melton. Survivors include her husband, Freddie Weddle of Galax; son and fiancé, Terry... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Kenneth Bryan Youngblood I
Kenneth Bryan Youngblood I, 62, of Fries, died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021, at his home. He was born in Grayson County on May 6, 1959, to Virgil and Vergie Ayers Youngblood. Survivors include three children; one sister; and four brothers. There will no service held at this time. A... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Friday, December 24, 2021
Betty Mae Alley
Betty Mae Alley, 87, of Galax, died Friday, Dec. 17, 2021, at the home of her son in Woodlawn. She was born in Fries on June 14, 1934, to George and Lillie Bond Haga. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Burton Alley. Survivors include her daughters... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Dec. 23 to Dec. 24, 2021.
Linda Faye Phillips Amburn
Linda Faye Phillips Amburn, 74, of Hillsville, died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, at her home. She was born in Carroll County on May 10, 1947. She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruby M. Phillips. Survivors include her husband, Roy Lee Amburn; father, Sammie Phillips; brothers... Read More
VAUGHAN GUYNN & MC GRADY FUNERAL HOME
Published in Galax Gazette from Dec. 23 to Dec. 24, 2021.
Reva Mae Bullion
Reva Mae Bullion, 89, of Woodlawn, died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, in the Wythe Community Hospital. She was born in Carroll County on Aug. 31, 1932, to Joe and Kate Horton Bryant. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Bullion. Survivors include... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Dec. 23 to Dec. 24, 2021.
Harold Dean Cox
Harold Dean Cox, 73, of Galax, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, at his home. He was born in Galax on March 27, 1948, to the late John and Estelle Phelps Cox. Survivors include his daughter, Laura Cox of Sparks, Nev.; sister ,Carol Patton of Winston-Salem, N.C.; brother, Kenneth Cox of... Read More
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
Published in Galax Gazette from Dec. 23 to Dec. 24, 2021.
Franklin Denale Higgins
Franklin Denale Higgins, 69, of Bremo Bluff, died Monday, Dec. 13, 2021, at his home. He was born in Virginia on Nov. 10, 1952. He is preceded in death by his mother, Virginia Kyle; and his wife, Rita Kirby Higgins. Survivors include his father, Franklin Higgins Jr. of Bremo Bluff... Read More
High Country Services Funeral & Cremations
Published in Galax Gazette from Dec. 23 to Dec. 24, 2021.
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