Obituaries

Collins, Douglas Wade

Collins, Douglas Wade

Mr. Douglas Wade Collins, 62 of Mt. Airy passed away Friday, August 22, 2014 at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home. He was born in Patrick Co, VA to the late Early and Lucella Pack Collins.

Pack, Gaston William

Pack, Gaston William

Mr. Gaston William Pack, 70, of Claudville, VA passed away Friday, August 22, 2014 at his home. He was born in Surry County on June 27, 1944 to the late James Washington and Elsie Mae Lawson Pack. Mr. Pack was a retired logger and was a member of Mayo Mountain Church.

Inscore, Vernon George

Inscore, Vernon George

Mr. Vernon George Inscore, 65, of 3363 Willis Gap Road, Ararat, VA, passed away early Monday morning, August 25, 2014, at the home of his mother. Mr. Inscore was born August 20, 1949, in Patrick County, VA, to Sylvia Hawks Inscore and the late Richard Inscore.

Burcham, Ruby Florence

Burcham, Ruby Florence

Ruby Florence Burcham, 83, of Galax, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014 at Waddell Nursing and Rehab. She was born March 19, 1931 to the late William and Carmilla Spencer. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Burcham; son, Phillip Walker; son-in-law, Robert Brewer; four sisters and(…)

Vaughan, Lou V.

Vaughan, Lou V.

Lou V. Vaughan, age 93, died at her home in Fries, VA, Saturday, August 23, 2014. Mrs. Vaughan was born July 9, 1921 in Grayson County, Virginia to Harvey George & Jane Shields Jones Hendricks. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Blair Vaughan.

Jennings, Wade Dale

Jennings, Wade Dale

Wade Dale Jennings, age 65, of Galax, Virginia passed away Monday, August 25, 2014 at his home. Dale was born in Carroll County, Virginia on July 14, 1949 to Philip and Ineda Durnil Jennings.

Gravley, Vernie Randall

Gravley, Vernie Randall

Vernie Randall Gravley, age 65, formerly of Hillsville, passed away at his home on Claytor Lake on Thursday, August 21, 2014.

Lawson, Haskell Robert

Lawson, Haskell Robert

Haskell Robert Lawson, 89, of Austinville passed away on Friday, August 22, 2014 at his home. He was preceded in death by his wife Gertrude H. Lawson; wife, Charlotte Marie Lawson; son, Dennis Ray Lawson; parents, John and Mattie Lawson; brothers, Buford and Clayron Lawson.

Bond, Matilda Catherine

Bond, Matilda Catherine

Matilda Catherine Bond, 76 of Barren Springs, passed away on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at her home. Matilda Catherine Hyatt was born June 1, 1938 in Star City, West Virginia to William Edgar Hyatt and Beatrice Vivian Bennett. She later moved to Johnstown, PA and was raised with her mother and step father, George Groman(…)

Dalton, Glenn Lee

Dalton, Glenn Lee

Glenn Lee Dalton, 80, of Hillsville, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 24, 2014. He was born in Carroll County on January 15, 1934 to the late Howard John and Annie Beasley Dalton. He was also preceded in death by his step-grandson, Joe Mabry.

Burnette, Larry Lewis

Burnette, Larry Lewis

Mr. Larry Lewis Burnette, age 63 of Meadows of Dan, passed away Thursday, August 21, 2014. He was born in Patrick County on July 6, 1951 to the late Early Lee Burnette and Effie Rosie Ruth Pendleton Burnette. In addition to his parents, Mr. Burnette was preceded in death by one daughter, Lisa Ann Burnette;(…)

Bowman, Ruth Edith Hiatt

Bowman, Ruth Edith Hiatt

Ruth Edith Hiatt Bowman of Elkin, NC passed away August 21, 2014 at age 90. She was born on July 30, 1924 in Patrick County, VA to the late William Marion Hiatt and Mimie Evelyn Gwynn Hiatt. She was preceded in death by her Husband Reverend Joseph E Bowman and special friend C.E. Hodges, and(…)

Geisler, Betty Lou

Geisler, Betty Lou

Betty Lou Geisler of Hillsville, passed away on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. Mrs. Geisler was born in Kentucky to the late Russell and Nellie Preston Coyle. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Jerry H. Geisler.

Harner, Neil

Harner, Neil

Neil Harner, 88, of Hillsville, passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Wheatland Retirement Center. Mr. Harner was born in Ceres(Bland County), VA to the late Aubrey and Mae Neal Harner. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two brothers and five sisters.