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|Ruth Hendrickson Simmons - January 9, 2017|
Ruth Hendrickson Simmons passed away on Monday January 9th, 2017.
She was born in Pembroke, Virginia, on December 15th, 1923 to the late Dorsey Zed and Maggie Rose Hendrickson Sesler. She was later adopted by her grandparents, the late Ott and India Fisher Hendrickson. She graduated from Pembroke High School in 1940 where she played basketball and participated in various other activities and clubs. She was a member of the FFA, loved living...
|Amy Byrd Shrader - January 6, 2017|
Amy Byrd Shrader, or Amy T Byrd as she was known to many, was taken from us much too soon on January 6, 2017. She was born to Marshall Allen Coburn and Millie Lucas Coburn on September 3, 1958. She is with those that had preceded her, in the arms of her father, loving her son Marshall Lee Thurber, greeting her uncle Harry Tabor, finally catching up with her best friend Sherrie Lynn Atwell.
She graduated from Narrows High School in 1976, and...
|Eloise Harless Ratcliff - December 20, 2016|
Eloise Harless Ratcliff, 90 of Narrows, departed on her 69th wedding anniversary to be with her love on Tuesday, December 20th, 2016.
A lifelong resident of Giles County, she was born on July 6th, 1926 and was the daughter of the late Haven Hoge and Elizabeth Cruise Harless. In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Jennings Ratcliff; a stepmother, Fannie Earls Harless; four brothers; and a son...
|Pearl Marie Lang Lucas - December 18, 2016|
Pearl Marie Lang Lucas, 72 of Narrows went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 18th, 2016.
A lifelong resident of Giles County, she was born on September 18th, 1944, and was the daughter of the late George Washington Lang and Vergie Mae Bailey Lang. In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Jimmy Lowe Stump and Paul Daniel Lucas; two grandsons, Phillip Daniel Haynes and Michael Lucas; two...
|Melaine Brewster Fraley - December 15, 2016|
Melaine Brewster Fraley, 79 of Troutville, lovingly known as "Nannie," peacefully departed this life on Thursday, December 15th, 2016, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Logan, West Virginia on September 26th, 1937 and was the daughter of the late Dow and Sallie Curry Brewster. In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Joe, Glenn, and Paul Brewster.
A loving wife, mother, grandmother,...
|Donald Lee Neal - December 12, 2016|
Donald Lee Neal, 88 of Vinton, passed away Monday, December 12th, 2016 at Our Lady of the Valley Retirement Community in Roanoke.
He was born in Narrows on December 23rd, 1927, and was the son of the late Cedric Oren Neal and Eula Earnest Neal. In addition to his mother and father, he was preceded in death by a twin sister, Peggy Davies.
A 1944 graduate of Narrows High School, Don entered Virginia Tech in January 1945, where he earned a...
|Dorothy French Hayworth - November 28, 2016|
Dorothy Faye "Dot" French Hayworth, affectionately known as Nana by many, 92, peacefully passed away November 28th, 2016 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Rich Creek Va.
She was born June 25th, 1924 in Narrows Virginia. She was the daughter of the late Andrew J. French & Lathey Clark French. She was employed at Hoechst Celanese for 45 years.
She loved cooking for her friends and family and would do anything she could to help someone in...
|Harry Lee Bailey - November 25, 2016|
Harry Lee Bailey, 86 of Narrows passed away Friday, November 25th, 2016, surrounded by his family.
A lifelong resident of Giles County, he was born on February 11th, 1930, and was the son of the late George Coburn and Gladys Mae Runions Bailey. In addition to his mother and father, he was most recently preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Irene Bailey; a son, Jeff Bailey; a grandson, Devin Bailey; and a sister, Reba Bailey Riddle..
|Kenneth Cecil Hale - November 24, 2016|
Kenneth Cecil (Kenny) Hale, 76 of Narrows, passed from this life peacefully at home with his family by his side on Thursday, November 24th, 2016.
He was preceded in death by his father, Paul Cecil Hale; and his mother, Dorothy Johnson Hale.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Carol Anne Hale; a son, Paul Cecil Hale of Narrows; a daughter and son-in-law, Beth and Maurice Swain of Craig County; beloved grandchildren, Paula Hale of...
|Della Jo Goad Poff - November 23, 2016|
Della Jo Goad Poff, 66 of Pearisburg went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016.
She was born in Radford on April 25th, 1950 and was the daughter of Edith Lyon Goad and the late Lawrence T. Goad, Sr.
Della loved the outdoors and the beach, but most importantly, she loved her family. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 47 years, John W....
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