April 27, 1944 - - April 25, 2017
Alma “Blue” Barnes DeVoe age 72 of Ridgeway, passed away Tuesday April 25, 2017 at Alamance Hospital in Burlington, NC. She was born April 27, 1944 in Ridgeway to the late Franklin and Alma Jenkins Barnes. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by three brothers, Franklin, Elwood and Virgil Barnes, three sisters, Nancy Coleman, Lelar Hollandsworth, and Louise ...
October 12, 1936 - - April 19, 2017
Bobby Wayne Robertson age 80 of Martinsville, passed away on Wednesday April 19, 2017 at Memorial Hospital. He was born Oct. 12, 1936 in Henry County to Arnetta H. Robertson of Martinsville, and the late William Harry Robertson. In addition to his father, he was also predeceased by his sister, Eldean Robertson Mills.
Mr. Robertson graduated from Martinsville H. S., served in t ...
April 14, 1937 - - March 29, 2017
Herbert Austin “Herb” Read, age 79 of Ridgeway passed away on March 29, 2017 at his residence. He was born April 14, 1937 in Stokes County, NC to the late Manson Austin, Jr. and Nannie Sue Orander Read. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by three brothers, Bill DeShazo, Buck DeShazo, Charlie Read, and his only sister Betty Lawson.
Herb was a graduate of Spencer ...
March 09, 1936 - - November 18, 2016
James David Foley, age 80, of Martinsville, passed away on November 18, 2016 at the Blue Ridge Rehab Center. He was born in Martinsville on March 09, 1936 to the late Daniel and Ida Richards Foley. He was preceded in death by his wife Marie Bennett Foley and a son, David H. Foley.
He was a self-employed electrician.
Mr. Foley was survived by his sons, Alan Foley and Richard ...
Gilbert Riggs Jr
January 10, 1927 - - October 27, 2016
Gilbert Thomas Riggs, Jr. age 89, passed away on Thursday Oct. 27, 2016 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville. He was born Jan. 10, 1927 in Montcalm, WV to the late Gilbert T., Sr. and Rachel Hart Riggs. In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by his wife, Edith Marie Seay Riggs, one son, Rodney L. Riggs, his brother, Kenneth Riggs, six sisters, Nellie Kinzer, Freda ...
October 05, 1918 - - October 21, 2016
Earl Cornelius Dawson age 98 passed away Friday Oct.21, 2016 at Blue Ridge Manor in Martinsville. He was born Oct. 5, 1918 in Hurt VA to the late John William and Lillie Vaughn Dawson. In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by his wife, Lucille Lynch Dawson, and three sisters, Catherine Pilson, Margaret Bennett, and Madelin Elgin.
Mr. Dawson was of the Baptist fai ...
October 12, 1936 - - August 10, 2016
Thaddeus Edmund “Ted” Tomczak, 79, of Bassett, peacefully passed away August 10, 2016 at the Palliative Care Center of Roanoke Carilion Hospital. He was born in Buffalo, NY October 12, 1936 to Clara Konowalska Tomczak and Frank Tomczak, both deceased.
He is survived by his wife, Judy Pankovich Tomczak of the home; his sister, Theresa Tomczak of Fairbanks, Alaska; his chi ...
Thomas Hodge Jr
November 07, 1944 - - August 08, 2016
Thomas Theodore Hodge, Jr., son of the late Thomas T. Hodge, Sr. and Bertha Aiken Hodge, was born in Martinsville, Virginia on November 7, 1944. God called him home to rest on August 8, 2016 at Berkshire Health Center in Vinton, Virginia.
Having graduated from Albert Harris High School in 1963, he went on to attend St. Paul’s College in Lawrenceville, Virginia. He was ...
July 14, 1938 - - July 23, 2016
Jack Eugene Lawson age 78 of Ridgeway passed away on Saturday July 23, 2016 at Baptist Hospital. He was born on July 14, 1938 in Lee County, VA to the late Frank and Verna Kinzer Lawson. In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by one brother, Jimmy Lawson.
He was a graduate of Stuart High School Class of 1954, received an Associates Degree in Criminology from Parkv ...
April 12, 1943 - - June 20, 2016
Jasper Randolph “Nick” Nichols age 73 of Axton, went home to be with the Lord on Monday June 20, 2016 at Danville Regional Medical Center. He was born April 12, 1943 in Henry County to the late Jasper Bunyan and Ruth Pyrtle Nichols. In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by his five brothers, Jackie, Curtis, Otis, Russell, and Ronnie Nichols, and one sister, Jo ...