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Joyce Kathryn Boone Bennett
Joyce Kathryn Boone Bennett Joyce Kathryn Boone Bennett, born on September 5, 1926, the fifth child of Dexter B. Boone and Mabel Clark Crook Boone, passed away peacefully in her sleep at Runk & Pratt Senior Living Friday, September 24, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents... Read More
Flora Funeral Service - Rocky Mount
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Thomas Raymond Brogan
Thomas Raymond Brogan September 30, 1942 - September 15, 2021 Thomas Raymond Brogan, 78, of Daleville, Va., passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, after a brief illness. Born in September of 1942 in Roanoke, Va., he was the son of Roy Albert Brogan and Rosine Jones Brogan (Catron)... Read More
Oakey’s North Chapel
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Edna Martin Brubaker
Edna Martin Brubaker October 6, 1939 - September 19, 2021 Edna Martin Brubaker of Roanoke, Virginia, passed peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, September 19, 2021. Edna was born on October 6, 1939, in Botetourt County to Fred and Dora Martin. Edna... Read More
Oakey’s Vinton Chapel
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Sally Bailey "Polly" Cooper
Sally Bailey Cooper "Polly" January 22, 1936 - September 23, 2021 Sally Bailey Cooper "Polly", age 85, of Hardy, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 23, 2021. She was born on January 22, 1936, a daughter of the late Roy Wilson Bailey and Bertha Sink Bailey. Polly loved... Read More
Published in Roanoke Times from Sep. 25 to Sep. 26, 2021.
Mirto A. Corte
Mirto A. Corte September 1, 1921 - September 16, 2021 Having achieved his greatest goal of turning 100, Mirto A. Corte passed away on September 16, 2021, in the early morning hours. Born on September 1, 1921, in McDowell County, West Virginia, Mirt graduated from Welch High School... Read More
Horne Funeral & Cremation Svc
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Reta Bell Setliff East
Reta Bell Setliff East April 21, 1932 - September 22, 2021 Reta Bell Setliff East, 89, went home to be with the Lord on September 22, 2021. To celebrate Reta's life, a graveside service will be held Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 12:00 noon at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, conducted... Read More
Simpson Funeral Home
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Audrey Virginia Gray Ford
Audrey Virginia Gray Ford September 23, 2021 Audrey Virginia Gray Ford, age 90, formerly of Richmond, died on Thursday, September 23, 2021, at Berkshire Health and Rehabilitation, Vinton, Va. She was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, William B. "Billy" Ford Jr.; daughters, Sherry... Read More
Bennett Funeral Homes - Mechanicsville
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Helen Marie Parshall Given
Helen Marie Parshall Given November 12, 1936 - September 19, 2021 Helen Marie Parshall Given, 84, of Charlottesville, Va., passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Morningside of Charlottesville, where she had resided since late 2019. She was born in Detroit, Mich., on November... Read More
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Arleen Goble
Arleen Goble May 23, 1935 - September 20, 2021 Arleen Goble, 86, was called to her heavenly home early Monday morning, September 20, 2021. She was the second child of four, and the only daughter, born to Bernice and Edward Fowler on May 23, 1935, in Casselton, North Dakota. In 1956... Read More
Simpson Funeral Home
Published in Roanoke Times from Sep. 24 to Sep. 26, 2021.
Marvin Lee "Chip" Groseclose Sr.
Marvin "Chip" Lee Groseclose Sr. September 22, 2021 On September 22, 2021, Marvin "Chip" Lee Groseclose Sr. succumbed to ALS and was called home to heaven to unite with his father, Elwood Ballard Groseclose; his mother, Geneva Taylor Groseclose; and his father-in-law, George Robert... Read More
Horne Funeral & Cremation Svc
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Rexie Jackson
Rexie Jackson September 22, 2021 Rexie Jackson, 81, of Roanoke, Virginia, wife of the late Ralph Kirby Jackson, passed away early on the morning of Wednesday, September 22, 2021. She is survived by her daughter, Melinda; son-in-law, Mike; grandson, Cooper; her son, Melvin; grandson... Read More
Oakey’s North Chapel
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Richard William Johnston Jr.
Richard William Johnston Jr. Richard William Johnston Jr., 55, of Christiansburg, passed away on September 19, 2021, after fighting a long and courageous battle to Covid-19. He was born on September 17, 1966, in Linwood, California, to Richard William Johnston Sr. and Jeanette LaRoche... Read More
Horne Funeral & Cremation Svc
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Phillip Michael "Phil" Keister
Phillip "Phil" Michael Keister September 23, 2021 Phillip "Phil" Michael Keister, 73, of Roanoke, Virginia, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 23, 2021. Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at Oakey's North Chapel. Interment will... Read More
Oakey’s North Chapel
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Felecia Kipfinger
Felecia Kipfinger April 27, 1961 - September 23, 2021 Felecia has entered into eternal life with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, September 23, 2021. She has finished this earthly race well. We rejoice with her and the angels, she is home. Felecia loved God, family, friends and crafting... Read More
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Mary H. Moretz
Mary H. Moretz May 14, 1952 - September 20, 2021 Mary H. Moretz, 69, wife of Floyd Moretz, passed away on Monday, September 20, 2021. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, September 27, 2021, at Northminster Presbyterian Church, Roanoke, Va., followed by a reception to celebrate... Read More
Simpson Funeral Home
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Edean Brumfield Rakes
Edean Brumfield Rakes September 23, 2021 Edean Brumfield Rakes of Shawsville, went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 23, 2021. Edean was preceded in death by her parents, Morris and Annie Hylton Brumfield; and the love of her life her husband, H.C. Rakes Jr... Read More
Horne Funeral & Cremation Svc
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
William A. Scott
William A. Scott May 2, 1941 - September 23, 2021 William A. Scott, 80, of Roanoke, passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2021. Services will be held Saturday, October 2, 2021, 2 p.m. at Simpson Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be private for the family. Simpson Funeral Home 5160... Read More
Simpson Funeral Home
Published in Roanoke Times from Sep. 26 to Sep. 29, 2021.
Norma Baird Silvius
Norma Baird Silvius April 20, 1955 - September 16, 2021 Norma Baird Silvius, age 66, of Roanoke, Virginia, was united eternally with her Lord and Savior, on Thursday, September 16, 2021. Norma Louise Batte was born on April 20, 1955, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to proud parents, John and... Read More
Simpson Funeral Home
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Monica Sheree Small
Monica Sheree Small February 23, 1972 - September 20, 2021 Monica S. Small, 49, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Monday, September 20, 2021. A public viewing will be held Wednesday, September 29, 2021, from 1 until 5 p.m. at Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home & Crematory. The funeral service... Read More
Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Larry Wayne Steele
Larry Wayne Steele September 30, 1950 - September 22, 2021 Born in Harrisonburg, Virginia, on September 30, 1950, he was an adoring husband to his wife Joanne, a caring father, a doting grandfather, and a fiercely loyal friend. Larry was hard-working and driven. He was the first in... Read More
Bliley's Funeral Homes Central Chapel
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Deborah Jane Tickle
Deborah Jane Tickle October 22, 1951 - September 24, 2021 Deborah "Debbie" Tickle, 69, of Salem, passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2021, after a short battle with metastatic cancer. Debbie was preceded in death by her parents, an infant daughter; a son, John and daughter-in-law... Read More
John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home & Crematory
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Yvonne Pearl Tucker
Yvonne Pearl Tucker September 22, 2021 Yvonne Pearl Tucker, age 79, of Roanoke, Va., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at the Friendship Health and Rehabilitation Center on Starkey Road. She was the beloved friend of 1 52 year relationship with Brenda L. Hale... Read More
Serenity Funeral Home - Roanoke
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Virginia R. Walton (Funk)
Virginia R. (Funk) Walton August 20, 1933 - September 22, 2021 Virginia R. (Funk) Walton, 88, of Salem, passed away on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at her residence surrounded by family. A native of Virginia, she was the wife of 37 years to the late James R. Walton and the daughter... Read More
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Everett E.G. Willard
Everett "E.G. Willard Everett Glenvar "E.G." Willard Jr., Colonel, USAF (retired), age 67, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 29, 2021, while visiting family in Myrtle Beach, S.C. E.G. was a loving husband to Karen, proud father to Ashley, big brother to Beth, and a much beloved... Read More
McMillan-Small Funeral Home and Crematory
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Garnett Brillhart Woody
Garnett Brillhart Woody Garnett Brillhart Woody, 94, born in Roanoke, Va., on October 16, 1926 to the late Lloyd H. and Ila Akers Brillhart, passed away on September 24, 2021, at LewisGale Montgomery Hospital in Blacksburg, Va. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Ila... Read More
Horne Funeral & Cremation Svc
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 26, 2021.
Yesterday
Michael Dean Erickson
Michael Dean Erickson September 30, 1983 - September 20, 2021 Michael Dean Erickson, of Roanoke, Va., passed away at the age of 37. We mourn the loss but celebrate with his loved ones, mother, Sherry Erickson; sister, Megan; grandfather, Vernon Creech Sr., uncles, Chris (Mandy), Randy... Read More
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 25, 2021.
Roger Lee Gardner Jr.
Roger Lee Gardner Jr. September 23, 2021 Roger Lee Gardner Jr., 49, of Willis, Va., passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2021. A graveside service will be conducted on Monday, September 27, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg, Va. The family will receive friends one... Read More
Horne Funeral & Cremation Svc
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 25, 2021.
Joyce Ann Vass Hodges
Joyce Ann Vass Hodges October 28, 1941 - September 20, 2021 Joyce Ann Vass Hodges of Salem, Va., passed away peacefully at home on Monday, September 20, 2021. The family will receive friends from 3 until 5 p.m. on Sunday, September 26, 2021, at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel and again from... Read More
Oakey’s Roanoke Chapel
Published in Roanoke Times from Sep. 23 to Sep. 25, 2021.
Richard "Dick" Miley
Richard "Dick" Miley November 21, 1935 - September 22, 2021 Richard "Dick" Miley, 85, of Roanoke, Va., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Dick graduated from high school in Harrisonburg, Virginia, and in 1957 went on to graduate from Bridgewater College. He... Read More
Oakey’s North Chapel
Published in Roanoke Times from Sep. 24 to Sep. 25, 2021.
in memoriam
Norma Board Poindexter
Norma Board Poindexter August 18, 1933 - September 25, 2015 A million times we will miss you, A million tears we'll cry, If love alone could save you, you never would have died. In life we loved you dearly, In death we love you still In our hearts we hold a place. No one, nowhere... Read More
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 25, 2021.
in memoriam
Odella Younger Williams
Odella Younger Williams 11/07/1919 - 9/25/2012 The Williams Family Read More
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 25, 2021.
Friday, September 24, 2021
Shirley Anne Bruce
Shirley Anne Bruce February 6, 1932 - September 21, 2021 Shirley Anne Bruce passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Kroontje Health Care Center in Blacksburg, Va. Born on February 6, 1932, she was known by family and friends as "Shirl". She was a graduate and member of the Beta... Read More
Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory
Published in Roanoke Times from Sep. 23 to Sep. 24, 2021.
Kathy Lawrence Edwards
Kathy Lawrence Edwards June 7, 1960 - September 16, 2021 Kathy Lawrence Edwards of Greensboro, North Carolina, formerly of Roanoke, Virginia, passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021, at the age of 61. Kathy was preceded in death by her father, Eldon Grant Lawrence, mother, Barbara... Read More
Simpson Funeral Home
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 24, 2021.
William L. Hancock
William L. Hancock September 19, 2021 William L. Hancock, 72, of Penhook, Virginia, transitioned on Sunday, September 19, 2021 in Falls Church, Va. A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Faith Fellowship Church 100 Wirtz Road, Wirtz, VA 24184... Read More
CROCKER FUNERAL HOME - Suffolk
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 24, 2021.
Elaine McKee King
Elaine McKee King October 20, 1929 - September 22, 2021 Elaine McKee King, 91, formerly of Radford, Va., passed away Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at Salem Terrace Assisted Living Facility, Salem, Va. Elaine was preceded in death by her parents, the late Edd and Reba McKee of Johnson... Read More
Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 24, 2021.
Mitchell Samuel Mason Jr.
Mitchell Samuel Mason Jr. September 22, 2021 Mitchell Samuel Mason Jr., 64, of Vinton, formerly of Summerlee, W.Va. and Antioch, Calif. passed Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Mitch's Celebration of Life will be held at 3 p.m. with visitation from 1 until 3 p.m. at the Buchanan Presbyterian... Read More
Buchanan Chapel of Botetourt Funeral Home - Buchanan
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 24, 2021.
Edith "Mae" Moran
Edith "Mae" Moran September 17, 2021 Edith "Mae" Moran, 101, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021. Graveside Services will be conducted at 12 noon on Monday, September 27, 2021, at Mountain View Memorial Park in Boones Mill, Va. The family will receive friends... Read More
Oakey’s South Chapel
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 24, 2021.
Rita Diane Richardson
Rita Diane Richardson August 23, 1963 - September 21, 2021 Rita Diane Richardson, 58, of Roanoke, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Billy and Betty Trail; and nephew, Michael Trail. Rita is survived by her daughters... Read More
Simpson Funeral Home
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 24, 2021.
Shelby Jean Hodge Smith
Shelby Jean Hodge Smith May 4, 1938 - September 21, 2021 Shelby Hodge Smith, 83, of Salem Virginia died Tuesday, September 21, 2021, after a long illness. Family will receive friends at John M. Oakey and Son in Salem on Thursday, September 23, 2021 from 6 until 8 p.m. A memorial service... Read More
John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home & Crematory
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 24, 2021.
James Stewart
James Stewart September 20, 2021 James Stewart, 57 of Roanoke, passed away on Monday, September 20, 2021. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, September 27, 2021 at Jerusalem Baptist Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will... Read More
Serenity Funeral Home - Roanoke
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 24, 2021.
Charles Leon "Charlie" Sult
Charles "Charlie" Leon Sult March 8, 1923 - September 21, 2021 Charles "Charlie" Leon Sult, 98, passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, in Roanoke, Virginia. Charlie was born in Wytheville, Wythe County, Virginia, on March 8, 1923, the son of Charles William Sult and Ruth Virginia... Read More
Oakey’s South Chapel
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 24, 2021.
Thursday, September 23, 2021
John Lee Caldwell
John Lee Caldwell July 27, 1927 - September 21, 2021 John Lee Caldwell, son of the late Betty and Zern Caldwell, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, after a fulfilling life as father, husband, brother, and true friend. Lee was born July 27, 1927, in New Castle,... Read More
Paitsel Funeral Home
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 23, 2021.
Tommy Dowdy
Tommy Dowdy March 21, 1942 - September 16, 2021 Tommy Dowdy, 79, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021. Tommy graduated from Jefferson High School in 1960 and retired from Kroger Warehouse (Teamsters Local Chapter 171) after 32 years of service. He grew up in... Read More
Oakey’s Roanoke Chapel
Published in Roanoke Times from Sep. 22 to Sep. 23, 2021.
Mildred Estelle Bottenfield Doyle
Mildred Estelle Bottenfield Doyle November 10, 1928 - September 20, 2021 Mildred Estelle Bottenfield Doyle, 92, of Roanoke, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, September 20, 2021. She was born in Bath Co., Va. on November 10, 1928 to the late Clarence A. and Jane Bottenfield... Read More
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 23, 2021.
Nicholas Robert Rusinko
Nicholas Robert Rusinko April 30, 1942 - September 18, 2021 Nicholas Robert Rusinko, 79, of Salem, Va., passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 18, 2021. Bob was born April 30, 1942, in Coaldale, Pa., to the late Nicholas and Helen Rusinko. Bob has gone to his forever resting... Read More
John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home & Crematory
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 23, 2021.
Barbara Ann Epling Witten
Barbara Ann Epling Witten June 15, 1945 - September 19, 2021 Barbara Ann Epling Witten, 76 of Christiansburg, passed away at her home on Sunday, September 19, 2021. Barbara was born in Norfolk, Virginia on June 15, 1945, to the late Arnold Eugene "Jack" Epling and Bessie Florence... Read More
McCoy Funeral Home
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 23, 2021.
Muriel R. Wright
Muriel R. Wright December 2, 1923 - September 1, 2021 Muriel R. Wright, age 97 of Botetourt, passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at Lewis Gale Medical Center. Muriel was born in the Amsterdam area of Botetourt County and lived in the area all of her life. She was the daughter... Read More
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 23, 2021.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Dale Frances Beaty
Dale Frances Beaty April 19, 1936 - September 17, 2021 Dale Frances Beaty, age 85, of Roanoke, Va., went to be with the Lord on Friday, September 17, 2021, in Salem, Va. She was born on Sunday, April 19, 1936, in Olene, N.Y., to the late Dale Franklin and Mavis Clare Weikart Beaty... Read More
John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home & Crematory
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 22, 2021.
Joyce Ann Calloway
Joyce Ann Calloway September 17, 2021 Joyce Ann Calloway, 72, of Roanoke, passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021. A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 24, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Serenity. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Friends may call... Read More
Serenity Funeral Home - Roanoke
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 22, 2021.
Doris Lee Graham
Doris Lee Graham May 4, 1936 - September 14, 2021 Doris Graham, age 85, of Salem was a devoted Christian who went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Doris was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her parents... Read More
Valley Funeral Service
Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 22, 2021.
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