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OBITUARIES
Saturday, July 5, 2014
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OBITUARY
INDEX
In Memoriams
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.