ROANOKE TIMES Copyright (c) 1996, Roanoke Times DATE: Wednesday, January 17, 1996 TAG: 9601170081 SECTION: VIRGINIA PAGE: C-2 EDITION: METRO
AUSTIN, Lloyd Albert, 82, of Roanoke, died Monday, January 15, 1996. Arrangements by Oakey's North Chapel.
BLANKENSHIP, Hazel Grace Rucker, 66, of Roanoke, died Tuesday, J anuary 16, 1996. Surviving are her husband, Otey R. Blankenship; sons and daughters-in-law, Otey R. Jr. and Terri Blankenship, New Castle, Jesse S. Blankenship, Ricky L. and Donna Blankenship, all of Roanoke, Joseph P. and Lisa Blankenship, Newark, Del.; daughters and sons-in-law, Rita and Jim McGlothlin, Roanoke, JoAnn and Stephen Linton, Paint Bank, Debbie and Jimmy Sapp, Roanoke; brothers, Howard (``Chuck"") Rucker, Roanoke, O. Randall Rucker, Quincey, Mass.; sisters, Sybil Spencer and Opal Roberts, both of Roanoke; 16 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a dear friend, Ida Pascoe, Roanoke. Funeral services will be conducted from Lotz Roanoke Chapel, 10 a.m. Friday, January 19, 1996 with Rev. Gene Burris officiating. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family suggests that memorials donations be made to Roanoke Memorial Hospice. The family will receive friends at Lotz Roanoke Chapel, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. both Wednesday and Thursday.
BOOZE, Lillian Meador, 82, of Blue Ridge, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 1996, at her home. Surviving are a son, Jimmy Meador, Blue Ridge; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Frank Hannabass, Goodview; granddaughter, Lynne Hannabass, Bedford; grandson, Michael Hannabass and wife, Ellen, Hickory, N.C.; granddaughter, Beth Craddock, Bedford; also a number a nieces and nephews; a special nurse, Mary Mann, Roanoke. Funeral services will be at Oakey's Vinton Chapel 2:3 0 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Clayton Leonard officiating. Interment will be in the Diamond Hill Church Cemetery in Goodview. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Oakey's Vinton Chapel.
BRADLEY, Lovetta Reedy, 44, of Christiansburg, passed away Monday, January 15, 1996 at Duke University Hospital. She was a member of Park United Methodist Church. She was an employee of New River Castings. Survivors include her husband, Robert Bradley Jr., Christiansburg; four daughters and sons-in-law, Melinda and David Stilwell, Belspring, Dolly Lynn and Clyde Hughes, Dublin, Rochelle and Mike Thorne, Dublin, and Sonya Murdock, Christiansburg; four sisters, Yevonne Herring, Greensboro, N.C., Beatrice Hamilton, Clintwood, Mildred Louise Hankes, Pahrump, Nev., and Carol Love, Christiansburg; three brothers, David Lee Reedy, Clintwood, Lewis G. Reedy, Bristol, and Elmer V. Reedy, Scurry, Texas; four grandchildren, Frances, Justin, Brandon, and Katie; two stepsons, Peter and Anthony R. Bradley; three foster children, Violet Breedlove, Anita and Wendy Tickle. Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 18, 1996 at 11 a.m. at the Park United Methodist Church in Christiansburg, with the Rev. Mark Christian officiating. Interment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Christiansburg. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Seaver-Sanders & Mullins Funeral Home in Radford.
CORVIN, Ellis Dewey, 71, of Wytheville, died Monday, January 15, 1996. Funeral 1 p.m. Thursday at Barnett Funeral Home.
DAVIS, Jesse Ray, 71, of Union Hall, died Tuesday, January 16, 1996. Arrangements by Lynch Funeral Home, Rocky Mount.
EANES, Hazel M., 79, of Martinsville, died Monday, January 15, 1996. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel, Martinsville.
EDWARDS, Billy Brooks, 67, of Hillsville, died Sunday, January 14, 1996. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel, Hillsville.
FAIN, Charles William, 85, of Clifton Forge, died Tuesday, January 16, 1996. Funeral 1 p.m. Thursday, First Assembly of God Church. Arrangements by Nicely Funeral Home.
FAUST, Mary Elizabeth, 92, of Kingsport, Tenn., died Monday, January 15, 1996 at Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, after an extended illness. She had been a resident of Kingsport all of her life. She graduated from Kingsport High School, and attended East Tennessee State University. She was a member of Cassidy United Methodist Church. She was the organist at Reedy Creek Presbyterian Church and helped organize the choir. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dalton Faust, and one sister, Reba Starnes. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. James R. (Annette) Price, Newport; one son, Robert (Bob) Faust, Kingsport; one sister, Mrs. Clara Ruth Harrell, Knoxville; five grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, January 18, 1996 in the East Lawn Chapel, with the Rev. Rick Spell officiating. Interment will follow at East Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 17, 1966 at East Lawn Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m.. In lieu of flowers, donations are to be made to Cassidy United Methodist Church, 5801 Memorial Blvd., Kingsport, Tenn. 37664.
FOX, Claudyne Worley, 80, of 131 10th St., N.W., Pulaski, died Monday, January 15, 1996 in the Vencor Hospital, Greensboro, N.C. Born August 4, 1915 in Monroe, N.C. She was the daughter of the late William Phifer Worley and May Gibson Worle y. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Charles G. Fox Jr. Mrs. Fox was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a Red Cross Volunteer, and worked with the Girl Scouts. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. A. C. ``Charlyne"" Moody Jr., Colonial Heights; two sons, Gary P. Fox, Pulaski, William ``Freddie"" Frederick Fox, Roanoke; and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. from Thomas M. Seagle & Sons Funeral Home, with the Rev. Norman C. Wilhoit officiating. Entombment will follow in Highland Memory Gardens Mausoleum, Dublin. Visiting will be Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at Thomas M. Seagle & Sons Funeral Home
GENTRY, Edith May, 78, of Glade Spring, died Tuesday, January 16, 1996, at her residence. She was a lifelong resident of Washington County and a member of Old Glade P resbyterian Church. She is survived by her husband, James C. Gentry; two sons, James R. (``Jimmy"") Gentry of Glade Spring and Joseph W. (``Joe"") Gentry of Roanoke; one daughter, Mrs. Nancy Gentry Carter of Meadowview; one brother, John C. Morefield of Glade Spring; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services for Mrs. Edith M. Gentry will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in Old Glade Presbyterian Cemetery, with the Rev. Mahlon Wyatt and the Rev. Timothy Bird officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to the Presbyterian Childrens Home, P. O. Box 545, Wytheville, Va. 25382. Farris Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
GUNTER, Henry Steven, Sr., (``Noosie""), 59, of Roanoke, passed away Saturday, January 13, 1996. He was preceded in death by his wife, a son, his father, a brother-in-law, and a sister-in-law. He is survived by three sons, Alex (Ann) Fitzgerald and Bobby Ray Gunter of Hampton, and Henry (Elizabeth) Gunter Jr. of Roanoke; two daughters, Theresa (Leroy) Santiful and Barbara (Ralph) Lewis of Hampton; his mother, Bell Carter; two sisters, Shirley Carter of Roanoke, and a special and devoted sister with whom he lived and cherished until his illness, Geneva Harris of Roanoke; four brothers, James (Louise) Gunter of Roanoke, Langlon Rulley Gunter of Danville, Curtis (Cathy) Carter of Roanoke and L. C. Gunter of Washington, D.C.; a devoted aunt, Clara Wise of Danville; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Lovelene (George) King of Danville, Gladys (Adam) Womack and Bernice (Allen) Womack of Hampton, and Catherine Gunter of Roanoke; 20 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, and a host of devoted nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 20, 1996, at 2 p.m. at the Hamlar-Curtis Chapel, with Dr. J. Eugene Young officiating. Burial will be in Williams Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Friday, January 19, 1996, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home.
HANNAH, James Bertrand (``Bert''), 89, of Portland, Ore., died Monday, January 1, 1996. He was born September 23, 1906 in New Castle. He is survived by his wife, Beatrice Meador Hannah; son, Dick Hannah, San Jose, Calif.; daughters, Suzenne H. Anderson, Seattle, Wash. and Sally Hannah, Portland Ore.; sister, Marion H. Chittum, Salem. A private graveside service was held in Skyline Memorial Gardens on January 4, 1996. The family suggests remembrances be to Lowenstein Trust, c/o Charles Williamson, 1001 S.W. Fifth Ave., Suite 1800, Portland, Ore. 97204.
HEATON, George L. Sr., 75, of 109 Ridge Rd., Collinsville, died Tuesday, January 16, 1996 at Memorial Hospital, Martinsville. Born in Shell Creek, Tenn. May 16, 1920, he was a son of the late Maggie Norris and Alfred W. Heaton. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Stowers Heaton, January 7, 1996, and his sister, Orpha H. Dugger. He was retired from E.I. DuPont Co. with 30 years service as a Supervisor in the Engineering Department. A 1939 graduate of Watauga Academy, he was an active member of Smith Memorial United Methodist Church since 1963, where he had served as an adult and junior high Sunday School teacher, Administrative Board Member, and was a member of the Charles Wesley Sunday School Class. He was a member of Piedmont Masonic Lodge #132 A.F. & A.M., member and Past President of Patrick Henry Rose Society, the American Rose Society and was designated a Life Consulting Rosarian and an accredited Rose Judge. He was very involved in the Boy Scouts of America, Blue Ridge Mountains Council as a Scoutmaster and Adult Leader for 25 years, receiving various awards, including the Wood Badge Award in 1971 and the Silver Beaver Award (Scouting's highest) in 1977. In 1993, he received the Flame and Cross Award, the United Methodist Church's highest honor for Scouting involvement. Surviving are a daughter, Joy Heaton Taylor of Winterville, N.C.; two sons, George L. Heaton Jr. of Clearwater, Fla. and Larry A. Heaton of Collinsville; four grandchildren, Daniel G. Heaton and Matt Heaton of Collinsville, Ginny Taylor and Thomas Taylor of Winterville, N.C. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Smith Memorial United Methodist Church, with Dr. Ralph Satter officiating. The family will receive friends from 12 to 1 p.m. prior to the service. A private interment will be held in Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Church Education Fund. Collins Funeral Services, Bassett, is handling arrangements.
HELMINTOLLER, William Alvin, Sr., 55, of Covington, died Saturday, January 13, 1996. Graveside services 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Emory United Methodist Church Cemetery. Arrangements by Loving Funeral Home.
HOOPER, Grayson Banks, 18, of Salem, died Monday, January 15, 1996. He was the son of Robert Welday Hooper and Bonnie Ban ks Hooper of Salem. He is also survived by a brother, Charles Welday Hooper of Salem; grandparents, Mrs. Arthur L. Hooper of Steubenville, Ohio, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Banks of Tampa, Fla. He was a graduate of Community School and a high school senior at North Cross School. Grayson was an athlete who played football four years, baseball two years, and was in his first year of wrestling. He collapsed of cardiac arrest during wrestling practice at North Cross. A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Friday, January 19, 1996, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Salem, with Dr. Robert T. Copenhaver officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Grayson Hooper Football Fund at North Cross School, 4254 Colonial Avenue, Roanoke, Va. 24018. Grayson was honored by his team as a football captain this year, and is above all remembered as a good friend who to the last was doing what he loved best.
JAMES, Evelyn Deaton, 86, of Roanoke, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 1996. Arrangements by Oakey's North Chapel.
JONES, Eula Beatrice, 86, of Bedford, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 1996 in Bedford County Memorial Hospital. She was born in Bedford County on August 27, 1909, a daughter of the late Hez ekiah Clifton Sine and Lelia Whorley Sine. Her husband was the late William Arnie Jones. She was a housewife and of the Baptist faith. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Bertie and Basil Padgett, Joyceann and Kenneth Kanode, Bedford; a son and daughter-in-law, Rickie and Patricia Jones, Bedford; a brother, Loyd Sine, Bedford; a devoted niece, Myrtle Grant, Bedford; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, January 18, 1996 at 2 p.m. from Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford, by the Rev. Wesley Gillispie, with interment in Oakwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m., and suggest that memorials be made to either the Moneta or Bedford Life Saving Crew.
JONES, Ruby Catherine, 76, of Pulaski, passed away Monday, January 15, 1996. There will be no funeral or visitation, Arrangements by Bower Funeral Chapel.
LEE, Carrie Nell Brooks, 62, of Christsiansburg, died suddenly Monday, January 15, 1996 at her home. She was an empl oyee of Wal-Mart, Christiansburg. She was the daughter of the late James B. and Fannie E. Joyce. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ovie Brown Brooks, one brother, Robert L. Joyce, and one sister, Allie Johnson. She is survived by three daughters, Patricia A. Brooks, Brenda C. Brooks, both of Christiansburg, Susie O. Dye, Richlands; five sisters, Bertha English, Dunedin, Fla., Delma Hatfield, Aiken, S.C., Geneva McCoy, Blacksburg, Rudy Cordell, Scottsdale, Ariz., Norma Jean Grace, Charlestown, Md.; one brother, Frazier Joyce, Cedar Bluff; two grandchildren, Emily and Carrie. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, January 18, at the Richardson-Horne Funeral Home Chapel conducted by the Rev. Richard H. Horne, with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call anytime after noon on Wednesday at the Richardson-Horne Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
LEWIS, Audrey Austin, 92, of Buena Vista, died Monday, January 15, 1996 at Stonewall Jackson Hospital. Born in Rockbridge County on October 5, 1903, she was the daughter of the late William Davi d and Cora Volanda Humphries Austin. She was a member of the Buena Vista Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Reid White Lewis. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Gloria Lewis and Marshall Wright, Buena Vista; a sister, Virginia A. Miller, Buena Vista; two grandchildren, Robert M. Wright, Buchanan and Deborah W. Coffey, Buena Vista; four great-grandchildren, Marshall F. Wright, Springfield, Mo., Leslie and Brandon Coffey, Buena Vista and Jason Gates, Atlanta, Ga. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, January 18, 1996, at the Buena Vista Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Rebekah Maul officiating. Interment will follow in Rockbridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Lomax Funeral Home.
LYLE, James A. Jr., 49, of Houston, Texas, formerly of Lexington, will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, Lexington. Arrangements by J. B. Lewis Funeral Service.
MANNS, Aaron Ralph Sr., 45, of Fieldale, died Sunday, January 14, 1996. Funeral Thursday 2 p.m., Pentecostal Assembly Building in Carver. Arrangements by Collins Funeral Services, Bassett.
MINTER, Mary Elizabeth, 75, of Fieldale, died Tuesday, January 16, 1996. Funeral 11 a.m. Friday, Fieldale United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville.
MITCHELL, Arthur Lee, 86, of Martinsville, died Saturday, January 13, 1996. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, Stanfield-Miller Funeral Home Chapel.
MOORE, Willie G. Jr., 47, of Rocky Mount, died Monday, January 15, 1996 at the local hospital. He was a Vietnam veteran, serving four years in the Marine Corps. Surviving are his parents, Willie G. Sr. and Della M. Moore, Rocky Mount; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Dale M. and Brady Joe Anderson, Rocky Mount, Dawn M. and John Brooks, Murphysboro, Ill.; one brother and sister-in-law, Ricky Lynn and Goldie B. Moore, Rocky Mount; three nieces, Jamie Leigh Anderson, Jessica and Jennifer Angle; one nephew, William Carson Brooks; a special uncle, Foster Matherly, Rocky Mount. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday in Flora Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Earl Harrelson and the Rev. James L. Underwood II officiating. Interment will follow in the Moore Family Cemetery. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service, 342 S. Main St., Rocky Mount
NEALON, Emma Eleanore, 87, of Blacksburg, died Saturday, January 13,1996 at Montgomery Regional Hospital. Mrs. Nealon was a resident of Showalter Center. Born in Hannover, Germany, on June 28, 1908, she was the daughter of the late Adolf and Ida Homburg Remmer. Survivors include a son, Bill Hofmann, Winchester; a daughter and son-in-law, Meg and Harvey Peterson, Blacksburg; four grandchildren, Michael Hofmann, John Hofmann, Charles Peterson and Tiffany Peterson; one brother and sister-in-law, William and Helene Remmer, San Jose, California. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Justice Mercy Fund of St. Michael Lutheran Church, 2308 Merrimac Rd., Blacksburg, VA 24060. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home
PATTERSON, Icie Mary Alexander, 77, of Martinsville, died Tuesday, January 16, 1996. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday, Mount Bethel United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Collins Funeral Services, Bassett.
PERDIEU, Donnie Fulton, 47, of Rocky Mount, died Monday, January 15, 1996. Graveside service 11 a.m. Thursday, Roselawn Burial Park. Arrangements by Roselawn Funeral Home, Martinsville.
PRUETT, Promise Percy, 89, of Wirtz, went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 15,1996 in the local hospital. Surviving are his wife, Flossie Craighead Pruett, of the home; one son and daughter-in-la w, Harold and Ellen Pruett, Glade Hill; three daughters and sons-in-law, Virginia and Pete Meador, Wirtz, Cerelia and Cecil Eastridge, Salem, Juanita and Kenneth Riddleberger, Lincolnton, Ga.; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Carl Pruett, Vinton, Alfred Pruett, Salem; two sisters, Emmer King and Orabell Doyle, both of Salem; a special friend, Ina Pruett, Vinton. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday in Flora Funeral Chapel, with Pastor Roy Heinlen and the Rev. Luther Ramsey officiating. Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Thursday, with the family receiving friends from 7 to 9 p.m. at Flora Funeral Service, 342 S. Main St., Rocky Mount.
SCHNEIDER, Mary E., 59, of Marion, died Monday, January 15, 1996. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday, Seaver-Brown Funeral Service.
VENABLE, Estelle, of Bedford, died Sunday, January 14, 1996. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Shiloh Baptist Church in Bedford County. Interment will be in the family cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Bedford Funeral Home Chapel.
WEATHERMAN, Sue Carico, 92, of Galax, died Monday, January 15, 1996. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel.
WHITTAKER, John Henry Sr., 71, of Pembroke, passed away Monday, January 15, 1996 in Giles Memorial Hospital at Pearisburg, Va. Born in Giles County, Va. on December 24, 1924, he was a son of the late William and Della Riggs Whittaker. John Henry will be remembered by his family as a loving, hard working father, dedicated to his family. Others will remember him as the friendly janitor for Pembroke Elementary School, 1956 through 1966, and retired from Giles County School Board with 27 years experience. He was a volunteer fireman for Pembroke for many years. He also served in the U. S. Army, enlisting in 1949. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Jeremiah Whittaker, two brothers, Estel Whittaker and Raymond Whittaker, and two sisters, Gracie Price and Alice Lawson. He is survived by his wife, Lorene Martin Whittaker; two sons, John H. Whittaker Jr. and Richard Allen Whittaker Sr., both of Pembroke; two daughters, Deborah K. Broce of Blacksburg, and Diane M. Farris of Salem; five very special grandchildren, April D. Whittaker, Richard Allen Whittaker Jr. and John C. Whittaker, all of Pembroke, Saprina M. Farris and Kevin H. Farris, both of Salem; three brothers, Hilton Whittaker and Gene Whittaker, both of Pembroke, and Eligah Whittaker of Roanoke. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Kendall Funeral Home Chapel in Pembroke, with the Rev. Eddie Kendall and the Rev. Max Brown officiating. Burial will be in the Fillinger Cemetery at Pembroke. The family will receive friends at the Kendall Funeral Home Wednesday evening from six until nine p.m.
WILLIAMS, Denny DuBose, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Chaplain Retired, 77, of Glade Hill, died Sunday, January 14, 1996. He was the son of the late Rev. Aden P. Williams and Annie M. Williams. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Martin B. Williams and David Winston Williams; two sisters, Emmalyn and Jeannette Williams. He was born in Stuart, Va., May 5, 1918, and graduated from John Marshall High School, Richmond, Va. He graduated from Duke University in 1939, where he was a member of the Order of the Red Friars Omicron Delta Kappa, Alpha Phi Omega, Pi Kappa Alpha, and he was president of the Y.M.C.A. In 1939, the Duke football team played in the Rose Bowl. Denny was especially proud of organizing a train trip so 1800 students could attend the Rose Bowl game. He received a master's degree in Theology in 1943 from Yale University. He also attended graduate s chool at Vanderbilt University. He served as a Chaplain in the U.S. Navy in World War II in the South Pacific, after which he was college chaplain at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. From 1953 until 1970, he was a U.S. Army chaplain serving in Korea, Germany & Vietnam. He was awarded the Bronze Star Master Parachutist Badge and other honors. He was a member of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Units. In 1970, after retiring from the U.S. Army, he moved to Rocky Mount, Va., where he taught at Franklin County High School. He was also minister at Rocky Mount Presbyterian Church for several years. Surviving are his wife, Juanita T. Williams; two daughters and their husbands, Denise Williams and Christopher Yates, Scottsville, Va., Marilyn Williams and Michael Wipf, Falls Church, Va.; also four grandchildren, Katie and Sam Wipf, Amy and Charlie Yates; one brother, Aden P. Williams Jr., Kilmarnock, Va.; two stepchildren, Joseph E. Love Jr., Chandler, Ariz., Sherry J. Love and husband, Glenn Thompson, Fredericksburg, Va.; three stepgrandchildren, Joseph E. Love III, Jennifer and Shaunda Love; three nieces, Kaky Matthei, Maryann Lathstein, Jeanette Leone; two nephews, Martin B. Williams Jr., Aden P. Williams III. Private interment will be held at Quantico National Cemetery at 2 p.m. Thursday, January 18, 1996. Memorial services will be held at Rocky Mount Presbyterian Church at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 21, 1996. In lieu of flowers, memorials contributions may be made to Duke University, Office of Gift Records, Box 90581, Durham, N.C. 27708-0581; or Rocky Mount Presbyterian Church, c/o Eugene Mattox, 106 Belmont Dr., Rocky Mount, Va. 24151. Friends may call after 3 p.m. Wednesday, with the family receiving friends from 7 to 9 p.m., at Flora Funeral Service, 342 South Main St., Rocky Mount.
WOOD, Robert Eugene, 76, of Fries, died Tuesday, January 16, 1996. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel, Galax.
YORK, Julia Bradshaw, 93, died Monday, January 15, 1996, at the Oaks at Forsyth in Winston-Salem, N.C. Mrs. York was born May 26, 1902, in Graham, N.C., to William Amber and Josephine Jones Bradshaw. She spent most of her life in the Vinton, Va., area and taught at Roland E. Cook Elementary School. She was a longtime member of Thrasher Memorial United Methodist Church, where she was a very active choir member. She also was very active in the Roanoke Valley Chapter of the D.A.R., where she held local, district and state offices. In addition, she was very active in the William Graves Chapter of the E.D.C. Mrs. York was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Lynch York, in 1962. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Jo Y. Magee and her husband, Ralph, of Winston-Salem; two grandsons, Michael Wayne Magee of Clemmons, N.C., and Richard Layne Magee of Charlotte, N.C., and five great-grandchildren, Andrew York Magee, Kate Lynn Normandy Magee, Jack Richard Magee, Allison Kaye Magee and Anna York Magee. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, January 22, 1996, at the Mountain View Cemetery in Vinton, with the Rev. Nolan Teague officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, January 17, at Vogler and Sons Funeral Home, Reynolda Chapel, in Winston-Salem. Memorials may be made to Thrasher Memorial United Methodist Church.
YOUNG, Edith R., 91, of Roanoke, died Monday, January 15, 1996, at her home in Brandon Oaks. Mrs. Young was born in Roanoke, August 15, 1904, the daughter of the late John A. and Rachael U. Doarnberger. She was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church. Mrs. Young spent most of her adult life in Washington, D.C., where her late husband, Bernard E. Young, was Assistant to the President of the Southern Railway System and a founding member of The Public Relations Society of America. Surviving are her twin sister, Elsie A. Doarnberger of Roanoke; a son, John A. Young of Ridgefield, Conn.; four grandchildren, Steven J. Young of Stanford, Conn., Jennifer J. Young of Yorktown Heights, N.Y., Adam E. Young of Coronado, Calif., Kristin A. Young of San Francisco, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Marie Y. Saunders of Salem; a brother-in-law, Lawrence Young of Charlotte, N.C. A memorial service will be at Brandon Oaks Chapel, 3804 Brandon Ave. S.W., Roanoke, 2 p.m., Thursday, January 18, 1996. The family will receive friends at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel, 318 Church Ave. S.W., Roanoke from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
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