Brenda Willard

Brenda Willard

Brenda Willard Mrs. Brenda Carol Willard, 58, of Mt. Airy passed away Friday, July 13, 2018 at her home.  She was born in Fredericksburg, VA on August 8, 1959 to the late Elbert Eugene “Rabbit” and Dotzene “Dorothy” Gillenwater Willard.  She is survived by her companion of 33 years, Randy Craig Barnes; a son and

Gary Hatcher

Gary Hatcher

Gary Hatcher          Mr. Gary Hatcher age 61, of Patrick Springs, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.  He was born in Virginia on February 8, 1957 to the late David Clarence Hatcher, Jr and Madeline Puckett Hatcher.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by

Olin Pendleton

Olin Pendleton

Olin Pendleton Mr. Olin Homer Pendleton, age 78 of Stuart, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018 at his home.  He was born in Patrick County on June 18, 1940 to the late Homer and Ninna Hall Pendleton.  He retired from DuPont in Martinsville and had volunteered with the Fairystone Volunteer Fire Department for 40 years. 

Samuel Brown

Samuel Brown

Samuel Brown          Mr. Samuel Brown (aka Yellow Jacket) age 69 of Stuart, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018 at his home.  He was born on May 13, 1949, and was preceded in death by his first wife, Adell Burt Brown; two step-sons, Santee Drew and Howard Martin; his step-father, Lonnie Thomas

Lester Taylor

Lester Taylor

Lester Taylor Mr. Lester Roy Taylor, age 78, of Pilot Mountain, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018, at the Woltz Hospice Home.  Mr. Taylor was born in Surry County on October 8, 1939, to Roy and Ilene Simmons Taylor.  He will be dearly missed by all his family and friends.  Surviving is his devoted wife,

Winnie Marion

Winnie Marion

Winnie Marion Mrs. Winnie Lou Collins Marion, age 80, of Dobson, NC passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Vienna Village Assisted Living in Pfafftown, NC.  She was born in Surry County on August 30, 1937 to the late Johnny Collins and the late Daisy Hemmings Collins.  In addition to her parents she was

John Willis, Jr

John Willis, Jr

John Willis, Jr        Mr. John Varley Willis, Jr “J.V.” age 80 of Roanoke, Virginia passed away on July 14, 2018, at Avante Nursing Home in Roanoke.  He was born in Floyd County on June 11, 1938, to the late John Varley Willis and Sylvia Sutphin Willis.  In addition to his parents he

Madeline Shively

Madeline Shively

Madeline Shively         Mrs. Madeline Koger Shively, age 97, of Bassett, Virginia passed away on Friday, July 13, 2018, at Stanleytown Health and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born in Henry County on February 8, 1921, to the late Eulas Lee Koger and Annie Mae Via Koger.  In addition to her parents she

Jane Martin

Jane Martin

Jane Martin Mrs. Jane E. Martin, age 62, of Dobson, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018, at the Woltz Hospice Home.  Mrs. Martin was born in Surry County on September 8, 1955, to the late Denny and Evelyn O’Neal East.  Jane was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed.  Among the

Shelvia Gough

Shelvia Gough

Shelvia Gough Shelvia Meadows Gough, 77, of King, went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 13, 2018.  She was born in Forsyth County on October 5, 1940 to Douglas and Mildred Meadows.  She worked at Bahnsons until 1984 and became a housewife.  Her hobbies included crafts, gardening, bird watching and spending time

James Taylor

James Taylor

James Taylor Mr. James Weldon Taylor, 71, of Mount Airy, passed away Wednesday afternoon, July 11, 2018, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.  Mr. Taylor was born March 31, 1947, in Surry County, one of two children born to the late James Hassell and Elsie Lee Hiatt Taylor.  Weldon was a teaching assistant with the

Shirley Heath

Shirley Heath

Shirley Heath Mrs. Shirley Louise Atkins Heath, 75, of Mt. Airy, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at Twelve Oaks Retirement Center.  Mrs. Heath was born in Surry County on August 10, 1942, to the late Coy Nathan and Mae Marie Wolfe Atkins.  She was retired from Proctor-Silex and the Mount Airy City School System. 

Augustus Reed Martin

Augustus Reed Martin

Augustus Reed Martin Mr. Augustus Reed Martin, 79, of Mt. Airy, passed away at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home Thursday, July 12, 2018.  He was born in Stokes County, September 21, 1938 to the late William Ezra and Jodie Owens Martin.  Mr. Martin bravely served in the U.S. Marine Corp.  He was a

Clinton Martin

Clinton Martin

Clinton Martin Mr. Clinton D. Martin, age 75, of Patrick Springs, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018 at his home.  He was born in Patrick County on Nov. 28, 1942 to the late Randolph and Annie Martin.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Dent Martin; one daughter,

James Bridgeman

James Bridgeman

James Bridgeman Mr. James Herbert Bridgeman, age 85, of Dobson, NC passed away on Wednesday July 11, 2018 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston Salem, NC.  He was born in Wayne Co. MI on July 5, 1933 to the late Frederick Charles Bridgeman, SR, and to the late Jessie Monk Bridgeman.  In addition to his

Betty Smith

Betty Smith

Betty Smith Mrs. Betty Jean Rakes Smith, age 84, of Mt. Airy, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018, at the Woltz Hospice Home.  Mrs. Smith was born in Surry County on May 22, 1934, to Larkin and Beatrice DePalma Rakes.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother who will be dearly missed by all her

Norma Smith

Norma Smith

Norma Smith Mrs. Norma Faye Johnson Smith, age 66, of Pilot Mountain, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family.  Mrs. Smith was born in Surry County on October 3, 1951, to Robert and Mattie Bowman Johnson.  She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed. 

Norman Hall

Norman Hall

Norman Hall Mr. Norman Hall, 78, of Mount Airy, passed away early Sunday morning, July 8, 2018, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.  He was born on April 18, 1940 to the late Elmer and Etta Chandler Hall. Norman worked and retired from Mosley and Recce. Left to cherish his memories are a

Raymond Culler

Raymond Culler

Raymond Culler Mr. Raymond Junior Culler, age 85, of Pilot Mountain, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson.  He was born May 30, 1933 to the late Grant Lewis and Madie Easter King Culler. Mr. Culler served our country in the U.S. Army during the

Lummie Hodges

Lummie Hodges

Lummie Hodges Mrs. Lummie Mae Wilson Hodges, 89, of Mount Airy, passed away early Monday morning, July 9, 2018, at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson.  Mrs. Hodges was born July 5, 1929, in Surry County, one of four children born to the late Jesse Raleigh and Anne Greenwood Wilson.  Mae was

Martha Cassell

Martha Cassell

Martha Cassell Mrs. Martha Jean “Jeanne” Jones Cassell, age 79, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.  Mrs. Cassell was born in Surry County on June 5, 1939, to Floyd and Ethel Cundiff Jones.  She was deeply loved not only by her family, but also by everyone who met her.  She