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|Vasco John Nunes - April 24, 2015|
Vasco John Nunes, 83 of Narrows, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 24th, 2015.
He was born in Newark, New Jersey on October 25th, 1931, and was the son of the late Goaquim (Jack) Nunes and Mary Medeiros Nunes.
Vasco served in the United States Army during the Korean War, and was a retired employee of Norfolk and Western Railroad with 23 years of service. He loved working in his flower garden, antiquing, and visiting flea...
|Melanie Chambers LaFon - April 20, 2015|
Melanie Chambers LaFon, 68, of Narrows, VA entered into eternal peace on April 20, 2015.
Melanie was born on September 19, 1946, a daughter of the late Paul and Doris Chambers. In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by a sister, Cheryl Smith.
She was a graduate of Narrows High School Class of 1964 and went on to become a graduate of Roanoke School of Nursing.
Melanie was a loving mother to her children, Noah...
|Peggy Hite Tobin - April 16, 2015|
Peggy Hite Tobin, 79 of Narrows, passed away Thursday, April 16th, 2015. A graveside service will be held Monday, April 20th, 2015 at 12 noon at Fairview Cemetery in Narrows. The family will receive friends at Riffe's Funeral Chapel Monday from 11 AM until just prior to the graveside service.
|Betty Buchanan Conley - April 14, 2015|
Betty Buchanan Conley, 83 of Hickory, North Carolina, formerly of Narrows, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 14th, 2015.
She was born in Narrows on August 25th, 1931, and was the daughter of the late Arie and Annie Shrader Buchanan. In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Garland Clifford Conley; a daughter, Judy Kay Conley; a sister, Claris Hager; and a brother, Benny Buchanan.
|Bonnie French Harvey - April 4, 2015|
Bonnie Dodrill French Harvey, 92, formerly of Narrows, passed away Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 at The Shannon Gray nursing facility in Jamestown, North Carolina.
She was born in Elgood, West Virginia on March 17th, 1923, and was the daughter of the late Walter Guffy and Lena Belle Chipps Dodrill. In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Claude William French and Stanley Roosevelt Harvey; a great-grandson,...
|Lillian Harriet Straley - March 23, 2015|
Lillian Harriet Straley, 98 of Eggleston, passed away Monday, March 23rd, 2015 at Heritage Hall Rich Creek.
A lifelong resident of Giles County, she was born in Eggleston on July 11th, 1916, and was the daughter of the late Charles French and Georgia Walker Straley. In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by two brothers, John D. Straley and Charles Chapman Straley; a sister, Margaret Louise Straley; a nephew, Gerald...
|Wayne Calvin Shrader - March 17, 2015|
Wayne Calvin Shrader, 55 of Pearisburg, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 17th, 2015.
A lifelong resident of Giles County, he was born on February 9th, 1960, and was the son of the late James Allen and Gracie Lorene French Shrader. In addition to his mother and father, he was preceded in death by a brother, James Allen Shrader, Jr.
Wayne was a longtime employee of furniture factories in both Dublin and Pulaski. An avid...
|James Preston (Pop) Beale, Jr. - March 10, 2015|
Known by many throughout Virginia in his 93 years of life, James (Dick, Pop) Preston Beale, Jr., departed this earthly life on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015.
He was born in the Holland community of Suffolk, Virginia on February 23rd, 1922 to the late James Preston Beale, Sr. and Estelle Holland Beale Phelps. He had one brother, Thomas Alvin Beale; one sister, Helen Beale Hawkins, also preceding him in death; and one half-brother, Rhea C. Phelps,...
|Lorraine Hopson Hughes - February 12, 2015|
Lorraine Hopson Hughes, 92 of Narrows, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 12th, 2015 at Heritage Hall Rich Creek.
She was born in Paw Paw, Pike County, Kentucky on February 4th, 1923. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Ross Hughes. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, Randall Hughes and George Hughes; a son-in-law, David Fleeman; and several brothers and sisters.
|Violet Buck Ould - February 8, 2015|
Violet Virginia Buck Ould, 86, of Glen Lyn, passed away on Sunday, February 8th, 2015.
She was born in Blacksburg, Virginia on January 10th, 1929, and was the daughter of the late Arthur Edward and Arlena Jane Duncan Buck. In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Richard Ould, Sr., and a son, Thomas Richard (Rick) Ould, Jr.
Violet retired from Celanese Acetate in Narrows in 1991 after more...
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