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|Granville Carr Shrader - February 5, 2016|
Granville Carr Shrader, 88, of Narrows passed quietly into the presence of Jesus on Friday, February 5th, 2016.
He was born in Narrows on March 4th, 1927, and was the son of the late Fitzhugh Lee and Flossie Glade Fizer Shrader.
Granville joined the Army Air Force in 1945 and served as a corporal in the Pacific during World War II. He was a member of the VFW Post 6000. After the war, Granville became a Christian and was baptized at...
|Elizabeth Ann Trout Williams - February 2, 2016|
Elizabeth Ann Trout Williams, 51 of Narrows, passed away Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016.
She was born on May 10th, 1964 and was the daughter of birth mother Alice Haga, adoptive mother, Charlotte Jane Trout; and adoptive father, Billy Trout. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two uncles, Danny Blankenship and Wesley Blankenship; an aunt, Lillie Mae Blankenship Rogers; and a cousin that was like a brother, David Wayne (Milt...
|Ronald Allen Stafford - January 30, 2016|
Ronald (Ron) Allen Stafford, 69, of Narrows, VA, died on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA. He was the son of the late Ralph Porter Stafford, Celestia Conley Stafford, and stepmother Aulena Hankins Stafford. He was also preceded in death by sister Mary Stafford King, and a brother, Dr. William David Stafford.
Born on June 22, 1946 in Bluefield, WV, he was raised on a farm 'up Wolf Creek' outside of...
|David Wayne (Milt) Blankenship - January 18, 2016|
David Wayne (Milt) Blankenship, 53 of Narrows passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Monday, January 18th, 2016 at his home.
A lifelong resident of Giles County, he was born in Pearisburg on October 9th, 1962, and was the son of the late Daniel Lee (Danny) Blankenship and Joyce Ann Spicer Blankenship. In addition to his mother and father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Pamela Ann Blankenship.
A 1982 graduate of Narrows High...
|Dorothy Ray (Dot) Patteson - January 4, 2016|
Dorothy Ray (Dot) Patteson, 92 of Glen Lyn, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 4th, 2016.
She was born in Castlewood, Virginia on June 21st, 1923 and was the daughter of the late Sam and Martha Snow Ray. In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Baker Patteson; a daughter, Barbara White and her husband Curtis; a son, Stephen Bowles; and a canine companion, Little Ben.
|Marshall Allen Coburn - December 21, 2015|
Marshall Allen Coburn used his Golden ticket for his last train ride to Beulah Land on December 21, 2015 at Carillion Roanoke Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family.
He was born to Alfred (Doc) Walker and Mabel Dunn Coburn on August 18, 1935. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife Colleen Martin Coburn, his grandson, Marshall Lee Thurber, his brother in law, Harry Tabor, and sister in law, Dawana Martin as well as a...
|William Preston French - December 11, 2015|
William Preston (Bill) French, 84 of Narrows passed away peacefully in his home on Friday, December 11th, 2015.
He was born in Narrows on March 25th, 1931 in Narrows, Virginia, and was the son of the late George Francis and Bessie Patteson French. In addition to his mother and father, he was preceded in death by a twin brother, Patteson French; and a sister, Corky French Ragland.
Bill was a 1951 graduate of Narrows High School, where he...
|Mark Carroll Ellison - November 28, 2015|
Mark Carroll Ellison, 45 of Bluefield, West Virginia passed away Saturday, November 28th, 2015.
He was born in Giles County on January 11, 1970 and was the son of Kathy Fleeman Barrett and the late Joe Ellison. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by four infant brothers; his paternal and maternal grandparents; and an uncle, Jerry Fleeman.
Before becoming ill, Mark was employed by CASE of West Virginia. He was an avid...
|James Darryl Ratcliffe - November 11, 2015|
James Darryl (J.D.) Ratcliffe, 53 of Asheville, North Carolina, passed away Wednesday, November 11th, 2015.
He was born in Roanoke, Virginia on January 29th, 1962 and was the son of Ruby Ellen Goad Ratcliff of Pulaski, and the late Walter Turner Ratcliff, Jr.
A graduate of Pulaski County High School, J.D. proudly served as a Sea Bee in the United States Navy, was an avid outdoorsman, North Carolina Tar Heels fan, and was a loving father,...
|Gladys Elizabeth Richardson - November 2, 2015|
Gladys Elizabeth Richardson, 95 of Narrows, departed this life peacefully in her home on Monday, November 2nd, 2015.
She was born on September 30th, 1920 and was the daughter of the late Samuel Mark and Lena Clara Byrd Richardson.
She was a graduate of Narrows High School, and held a secretarial degree from Bluefield State College. Gladys was a retired employee of First Virginia Bank in Narrows as an executive secretary. She was a...
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