OBITUARIES Saturday, July 5, 2014 roanoke.com/obituaries OBITUARY INDEX In Memoriams The Roanoke Times categorizes obituary notices by the location where the deceased last resided. Roanoke Valley THE ROANOKE TIMES AGNEW Patricia Diane BRITT Edgar Ray Patricia Diane Agnew, 68, of Roanoke, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014. The family will receive friends noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 5, 2014, at the Lotz Funeral Home in Vinton, 540-343-4986. Edgar Ray Britt, 95, of Botetourt died Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Arrangements by Rader Funeral Home, Daleville 540-992-1212. BLUE RIDGE CALDWELL Dorothy Marie St.Clair, Dixie L. Find the most helpful resources for the most difficult times. BOTETOURT COUNTY Britt, Edgard R. ROANOKE Agnew, Patricia D. Begley, Charles E. Sr. Brown, Roberta M. Caldwell, Dorothy M. Clouser, Lila L. DeWease, Robert L. Jr. Hogan, Hugh Jackson, John L. Nunley, Charles K. Pizzi, Michael A. Richardson, Myrna J. SALEM In Loving Memory of Chris BOYER Happy Birthday Son! No cards, no lemon pies, only memories. Death is a thief that steals what is more precious than gold. Our love endures, Momma, Kev & John ARRINGTON Harold Lee Harold Lee Arrington, 81, of Vinton, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014. Arrangements by Oakey’s Vinton Chapel, 540-982-2221. Roanoke Valley VINTON Arrington, Harold L. BEGLEY Charles Edward Sr. BEDFORD Lovelace, E.Y. Charles Edward Begley Sr., 52, of Roanoke, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Memorial Service noon on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Oakey’s Vinton Chapel. FOREST Reynolds, Mabel GLADE HILL Perdue, William A. HARDY St.CLAIR Dixie Louise Chambers, Edna L. Smelser, Bessie C. MONETA Watson, Clayton I. ROCKY MOUNT Poindexter, Andrew L. Powell, Phillip L. New River Valley CHRISTIANSBURG Breeding, Jerry E. ELLISTON Hensley, Holley M. FLOYD Sweeney, Max E. Cox, Mary A. Give a gift certiicate toward an ad in the Celebrations section. PULASKI Buckner, Joanne F. RADFORD Kinlock, Evelyn L. WILLIS Anders, Charidy L. State ABINGDON Blankenship, Alma L. ALTAVISTA Newman, Lelia F. BARREN SPRINGS Hines, Hazel C. BUENA VISTA Wilmore, Shirley H. FANCY GAP Rigney, William C. Jr. FAIRFIELD Tolley, Mary M. LEXINGTON Gift Certificate ____________ ____ From:__ __ To:________ Jarvis, Cheryl F. McManama, Joy R. Penne, Cynthia S. BROWN Roberta Roberta Mae Brown, 77, of Roanoke, was called home on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. She was born on August 12, 1936, in Roanoke. Roberta attended Roanoke City Public Schools during her childhood. In 1952, she married James J. Brown Sr. Roberta was employed by Roanoke Memorial Hospital and was best known for her role as caretaker of family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, James J. Brown Sr.; son, James J. Brown Jr.; parents, Al Sr. and Elizabeth Meeks and brother, Al Meeks Jr. Roberta is survived by six children, Debra A. Brown, Sharon E. Brown, Lena R. Brown, Robert A. Brown, Barbara A. Brown and Pamela D. Brown; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brother, George E. (Carolyn) Meeks Sr.; sister-in-law, Mary Maxine Meeks; and a devoted family friend, Darrell L. Williams. The family would also like to thank Good Samaritan Hospice for their care and support. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, July 5, 2014, in the Hamlar-Curtis Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Williams Memorial Park. Friends may call on Friday afternoon for viewing at Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to www.Hamlar-Curtis.com. RICHARDSON Myrna Joy Poff Myrna Joy Poff Richardson, 67, of Roanoke, passed away early Thursday morning, at the V A Medical Center in Salem. She was born in Pearisburg, on June 6, 1947, a daughter of the late Willa J. and William O. Poff. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Phyllis Jean Poff and sisterin-law, Betty B. Poff. Joy was a loving and caring sister and aunt. Left to cherish her memory are brothers, Robert "Bob" Poff and wife Irene, Lawrence W. Poff; nieces and nephews, Marty and Jami Poff and their children, John and Jay; Donna A. Spangler, husband Jerry and their child, Cameron; Douglas Poff, wife Beth and their children, Alex and Carson; Lisa Poff and her children, Henry and Ellie; special friends, Shirley Blevins, Sharon and Bob Layman, and Mark and Carolyn Hicks. Joy joined the United States Army in 1981 and served her country abroad. She loved to travel and traveled to France, Germany, Australia, Jamaica and Italy. She enjoyed the beach, especially Myrtle Beach. She was a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit here in Roanoke and was a longtime member of Pearisburg United Methodist Church. Joy retired from I.T.T. A special thank you to the staff members in the Hospice Unit at the V A Medical Center who provided such loving and compassionate care during Joy’s illness. In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorials be made to the Hospice Unit at the V A Medical Center 1970 Roanoke Boulevard Salem, Virginia 24153. Funeral Services will be conducted 12:30 p.m. Monday, July 7, 2014 in the mausoleum chapel at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens by Joy’s friend and minister, the Rev. Mark Hicks. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Simpson Funeral Home 5160 Peters Creek Road, 540-366-0707. NUNLEY Charles Kemper MARION Snider, Julia Eldridge, Thomas R. WYTHEVILLE Bourne, John L. Sr. Gravley, Dorothy W. Quinn, Beverly J. Out of State CHARLOTTE, N.C. roanoke.com/obituaries roanoke.com/obituaries Smoot, Nancy L. Find the most helpful resources for the most difficult times. Find the most helpful resources for the most difficult times. Paid obituary notices and short free notices are submitted by the funeral home in charge of arrangements. They are not edited by the newsroom. For information on placing an In-Memoriam or Card of Thanks, please call 540-981-3110. Deadline is 2 p.m. the day before desired publication date. CLOUSER Lila Lee Lila Lee Clouser, widow of E. Joe Clouser, died suddenly on July 2, 2014 in a Richmond hospital. She was a member of First Baptist Church. Mrs. Clouser was born and reared in West Virginia and resided in Roanoke, for 40 years where she taught Sunday School at Windsor Hills Baptist Church for many years, was a member of First Baptist Church, Hidden Valley Country Club, Sigma Tau Delta Sorority and Lake Spring Garden Club. She was a retired legal secretary from the law firm of Dodson, Pence, Viar, Young and Woodrum. She leaves surviving her a daughter, Carolyn Clouser and her husband, Charles Sheehy, of Richmond; a son, Dr. J. Kenton Clouser and his wife, Susan, and their son, Brent Sykes, of Talbott, Tennessee and Stuart, Florida. A memorial service will be held at Cedarfield on Saturday, July 5, 2014, at 1 p.m. Burial at Hollywood Cemetery will be private. Online condolences woodyfuneralhome.com PIZZI Michael Anthony Michael Anthony Pizzi, 90 of Roanoke, passed away Friday, July 4, 2014. Arrangements by Oakey’s South Chapel. JACKSON John Lewis John (Johnny) Lewis Jackson, 77, of Roanoke, passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday, July 5, 2014 in the John M. Oakey & son Funeral Home Chapel Salem, 540-3895441. SCHIFANELLI Richard S. Richard S. Schifanelli, 85, of Salem, passed away June 20, 2014. Memorial Service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 5, 2014, Trinity Lutheran Church. Arrangements by John M. Oakey and Son, Salem, Va., 540-389-5441. Bedford-Franklin CHAMBERS Edna Louanna Edna Louanna Chambers, 80, of Hardy, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014. Family to receive friends Saturday from 2 to 3 P.M. before service begins at 3 P.M. Arrangements by Conner Bowman Funeral Home, 62 Virginia Market Place Drive, Rocky Mount, VA (540) 334-5151. Dixie Louise St.Clair, 86, of Blue Ridge, passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Funeral services 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at the Lotz Funeral Home Chapel in Vinton. MARTINSVILLE Contact us Co for more information! 540.981.3441 cel eleb ebra eb ratitition ra [email protected] on [email protected] [email protected] roan ro anok an oke. ok e.co e. com co m [email protected] HOGAN Hugh Hugh Hogan, of Roanoke, has passed away. A celebration of life service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Kingdom Life Ministries. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Arrangements by Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Schifanelli, Richard S. Bedford/Franklin Dorothy Marie Caldwell, 91, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014. Arrangements by Oakey’s North Chapel, 540-362-1237. 3 DeWEASE Robert L. Jr. Robert (Rob) L. DeWease, Jr., 39, of Roanoke, passed away on June 27, 2014. Rob was very artistic and he loved the outdoors. Survivors include father, Robert L. DeWease Sr.; mother, Sandra Hull and husband, Gene; girlfriend, Terri Ransome and her children, Tracie and Katey; sisters, Jennifer Hamilton and husband John, and Amy DeWease; brother, Travis Hull; stepbrother, Jeff Hull; step sister, Kristy Hull; nephews, Ricky, Justin, Ethan, and Alexzander. Memorial Services will be held 7 p.m. on Monday, July 7, 2014 at Lotz Salem Chapel. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. prior to the service at the Funeral Home. Online condolences send to www.lotzfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Lotz Salem Chapel. 540-389-9208. Charles (Chuck) Kemper Nunley, 83, of Roanoke, died July 3, 2014 at Lewis Gale Medical Center. He was born April 17, 1931 a son of the late Edward Frank and Nannie Hartman Nunley. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his father and mother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Fleshman; two brothers-inlaw, Everett Simmons and Dave Meacham. Surviving him are his wife of 62 years, Barbara F. Nunley; a son and daughter-in-law, Dave Nunley (Sharon); sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Jane Simmons, Sadie Weddle (Jim), Virginia Meacham, Emily Minnix (Don) and Molly Simmons (Larry); a very special person in Chucks life, Shanna Windham and John Thomas Windham and their family; numerous nieces; nephews; and many, many friends that he treasured. The family would like to thank all the nursing staff and doctors at Lewis Gale Medical Center for all the care and support. A celebration of Chuck’s life will be conducted 2 p.m., Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Lotz Funeral Home-Roanoke with Pastor Paul Sink officiating. Interment will follow at Franklin Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Lotz Funeral Home, 1001 Franklin Road, Roanoke. Online condolences may be made at www.lotzfuneralhome.com. Lotz Funeral Home-Roanoke is honored to serve the Nunley family, 540-982-1001. LOVELACE E.Y. Buck Dr. E.Y. Buck Lovelace, 99, of Bedford, passed away Thursday July 3, 2014. Arrangements by Updike funeral Home & Cremation Center, Bedford, 540-5863304. PERDUE William Alfred William Alfred (Al) Perdue 86, of Glade Hill, passed away July 3, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Ruby Perdue, brothers, Roy Lee and Jim Perdue, sister, Gladys Franklin and special niece, Tammy Seamon. Surviving are his wife, Ramona G. Perdue; children, William A. Perdue Jr. "Buzz" and daughter Kathy Showker and husband Jerry Sall; granddaughter, Kate Showker; sister, Judy and husband C.B. Reynolds and brother-in-law; Johnny Franklin; special nieces; nephews; and friends; stepdaughters, Kelly Novak and husband Ray, Kimberly Salay and husband John; grandchildren, Jacob, Savannah and Evie Grace Novak, Taylor Wood, Kaleigh Wood, Cayman Davis and Matt Salay; brother-in-law, Keith Gillispie and wife DeEtta. Special thanks to Larry and Patty Toler of Red Oak Manor and to all the staff that cared for Al during his time there. A special thanks to room-mate Guy English, thanks to Flora Funeral Service and to Pastor David Long. Funeral Services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at Glade Hill Baptist Church with Pastor David Long officiating. His family will receive friends beginning at 2 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Glade Hill Baptist Church Building Fund, 6627 Colonial Turnpike, Glade Hill, Va. 24092. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount. POINDEXTER Andrew Lyndell Mr. Andrew Lyndell Poindexter, of Rocky Mount, passed away Friday, July 4, 2014. Arrangements by Stanfield Mortuary Services Rocky Mount. POWELL Phillip Lewis Phillip Lewis Powell, 66, of Rocky Mount, passed away Tuesday July 1, 2014. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount/Smith Mountain Lake.
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