Obituaries

Please note: we are now posting archived obituaries to our sister site, SWVARoots.com for those interested in genealogy research. The database here was getting full after several years, so we moved obituaries from past years there.

Holt, Sr., Henry Reid

Holt, Sr., Henry Reid

Mr. Henry Reid Holt, Sr., age 63 of Stuart, passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014 as the result of an automobile accident. He was born in Patrick County on August 27, 1951 to the late Harvey Lester Holt and Rachel Virginia Lawson Holt. In addition to his parents, Mr. Holt was preceded in death by […]

Summerell, Jr., Robert Eugene

Summerell, Jr., Robert Eugene

Robert Eugene Summerell, Jr. 67, passed away on October 19, 2014 at Grayson Nursing & Rehab Center. He was born in Savannah, Georgia, the son of Mildred Elizabeth and Robert Eugene Summerell Sr, on December 31,1946. Services are Private. Twin County Funerals is serving the Summerell family. Online condolences can be made at www.twincountyfunerals.com.

Oliver, Georgia Fern

Oliver, Georgia Fern

Georgia Fern Oliver, age 82, of Galax, Virginia passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014 at her home. Mrs. Oliver was born in Oklahoma on October 12, 1932 to Frank and Lexie Giddens Johnson. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Robert Oliver.

Hawks, Juanita Combs

Hawks, Juanita Combs

Mrs. Juanita Combs Hawks, 76 of Cana, VA passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, October 18, 2014. She was born in Carroll County, VA to the late William Raleigh and Annie Mae Edwards Combs.

Marsh, Eva Burnett

Marsh, Eva Burnett

Mrs. Eva Burnett Marsh, 89 of Cana passed away at Northern Hospital of Surry County Sunday, October 19, 2014. Last surviving child of 13 born to the late Floyd Washington and Amelia Catherine Hall Burnett, Mrs. Marsh was born in Carroll County on May 14, 1925.

Hodges, Marie Nunn

Hodges, Marie Nunn

Mrs. Marie Nunn Hodges, age 81 of Meadows of Dan passed away Tuesday at the Laurel Meadows Nursing Home. She was born on Feb. 26, 1933 to the late Clarence Nunn and Dossie Mae Metts Wyatt.

Funk, Sherman D.

Funk, Sherman D.

Sherman D. Funk passed away at the age of 81 at his home on October 16, 2014. He was born in Grayson County, Virginia, the son of Sherman Parsons and Trula Lee (Pinion) Funk on March 13, 1933.

Jones, Patsy Heldreth

Jones, Patsy Heldreth

Patsy Marie Heldreth Jones, 96, of Coble Healthcare, Twin Lakes Community, Burlington, NC, died at the Hospice Home at 3 pm on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, after several years of declining health and a two week critical illness.

Ramey, Lois Evelyn

Ramey, Lois Evelyn

Lois Evelyn Ramey, age 89, Galax, VA, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at Waddell Nursing Home, Galax, VA. Mrs. Ramey was born July 5, 1925 in Grayson County, VA to Elmer and Gertrude Lundy Wilson.

Goins, Ola Helen

Goins, Ola Helen

Ola Helen Goins, age 70, Galax, VA, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at her home. Mrs. Goins was born Jan. 1, 1944 in Grayson County, VA to Alfonzo & Virginia Brown Coletrain. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jackie E. Goins.

Sexton, Michael Lee

Sexton, Michael Lee

Michael Lee Sexton, 36, of Cana, passed away on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the Woltz Hospice Home. Michael was born in Galax, VA on August 15, 1978.

Vernon, Mary Esther

Vernon, Mary Esther

Miss Mary Esther Vernon, age 85, of Mt. Airy, NC. passed away Friday October 17, 2014 at Central Continuing Care in Mt. Airy. Miss Vernon was born January 18, 1929 in Carroll County, VA. to the late Wiley Garland and Mary Edith McCraw Vernon, she was retired from Spencer Corporation and was of the Baptist […]

Richardson, R.B. “Pete”

Richardson, R.B. “Pete”

R.B. “Pete” Richardson, age 91, of Galax, Virginia passed away Friday, October 17, 2014 in the Wheatland Retirement Center. Mr. Richardson was born in Smyth County, Virginia on April 22, 1923 to Frank and Mary Belle Bourne Richardson. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Iris Richardson. He proudly […]

Boulton, Elizabeth Ann

Boulton, Elizabeth Ann

Elizabeth Ann Boulton, 76, of Hillsville, passed away on Friday, October 17, 2014 at her home. Mrs. Boulton was born in Waterbury, Connecticut to the late Napoleon (Paul) Joseph and Lucy Iris Jones Norman. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her brother, Henry Norman and granddaughter, Kristin Yeager.