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.

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.

Harmon, Henry Ralph

Harmon, Henry Ralph

Henry Ralph Harmon, age 81, of Woodlawn, Virginia passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at the home of his brother. Mr. Harmon was born in Carroll County, Virginia on October 27, 1932 to Guy and Eula Winesette Harmon.

Schofill, II, Richard Oscar

Schofill, II, Richard Oscar

Mr. Richard Oscar Schofill, II departed this life on Saturday, October 11, 2014. He was born in Cranston, Rhode Island on April 27, 1959 to Richard Oscar Schofill, Sr. and Willowdean Mowbray Schofill. He was preceded in death by one brother, Richard, Jr.

Smith, William Robert

Smith, William Robert

Mr. William Robert Smith, Age 76, of Mt. Airy, NC. passed away October 13, 2014 at the Joan & Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. Mr. Smith was born March 20, 1938 in Patrick County, Va. to the late James Council and Dorothy Scales Smith. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Mr. Smith […]

White, Elsie Ernestine

White, Elsie Ernestine

Elsie Ernestine White, age 80, of Fries, Virginia passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2014 in the Forsyth Medical Center. Mrs. White was born in Carroll County, Virginia on December 5, 1933 to Elbert and Stella Martin Quesinberry. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband George Clay White.

Banks, William Early

Banks, William Early

William Early Banks, age 86, of Low Gap, formerly of Hillsville, left to be with his Lord on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital in Elkin, North Carolina. Mr. Banks was born on January 30, 1928 in Carroll County, Virginia, to the late William Posey and Lilly Virginia Webb Banks.

Rector, Betty T.

Rector, Betty T.

Betty T. Rector, age 82, of Galax, Virginia passed away Sunday, October 12, 2014 at her home. Mrs. Rector was born in Galax, Virginia on February 2, 1932 to Clarence Harvey and Frances Busic Todd. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Jack Dempsey Rector.

Pack, Herbert Lee

Pack, Herbert Lee

Mr. Herbert Lee Pack, 63, of Ararat, VA passed away at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Thursday, October 9, 2014. He was born in Patrick County, on August 30, 1951 to the late Jesse Akers and Sadie Marie Marshall Pack.

Hawks, Richie Dale

Hawks, Richie Dale

Mr. Richie Dale Hawks, 45, of 743 Sandy Ridge Road, Cana, VA, passed away Friday, October 10, 2014, at his home. Mr. Hawks was born February 14, 1969, in Surry County, one of three children born to Billy Ray and Dorsa Hawks Hawks. He worked as a construction laborer for many years.

Cooley, Dan Kenneth

Cooley, Dan Kenneth

Dan Kenneth Cooley (May 17, 1930 – October 12, 2014) Mr. Cooley was born in Galax, Virginia, he was the son of the late Charles Henry Cooley and Nora McKnight Cooley. Besides his parents he was predeceased by a sister, Willene Cooley Kincaid.

Jefferson, James Harold

Jefferson, James Harold

James Harold Jefferson of Fries, Virginia passed away Friday, October 10, 2014 in the Twin County Regional Hospital. Mr. Jefferson was born in Grayson County, Virginia to John Oscar and Mary Lula Taylor Jefferson. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother John Jefferson, Jr..

Dalton, George Clinton

Dalton, George Clinton

George Clinton Dalton, 75, of Hillsville, passed away on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at his home. Mr. Dalton was born in Carroll County to the late Jordan and Allie Largen Dalton. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his father-in-law, Randle Jackson Quesinberry; and brother, Lenford Lance Dalton.