Maxine P. Hamm of Chilhowie, 76, died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002, in the Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon.
She was the daughter of the late Walter Dewey and Mayme Lee Gollehon Pierce. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Beatrice Groseclose.
Survivors include her husband, Lee Jacob Hamm; two daughters and sons-in-law, Tami and Steve Hall of Pearisburg, and Robin and Phil Webb of Chilhowie; five grandchildren, Jarad, Ashley and Stephanie Hall and Phillip and Joshua Webb; two sisters, Betty Virginia Adams of Sebring, Fla., and Pat Corvin of Bristol; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, Sept. 17, in Mountain View Cemetery with the Rev. Don Hazelwood officiating.
Williams Funeral Home of Chilhowie was in charge of arrangements.
Edna Louthian McAllister of Saltville, 67, died Monday, Sept. 16, 2002, at her home.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Lola Louthian, and her brother, John Franklin Louthian.
Survivors include one sister, Ethel R. McAllister of Saltville, and several cousins.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at D. R. Henderson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Neville Mozingo officiating. Interment will follow in Elizabeth Cemetery.
D. R. Henderson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Becky Ann Smith of Hillsville, 50, died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002, at Twin County Regional Hospital in Galax.
She was the daughter of the late Lamar and Alma Sanders Smith.
Survivors include an aunt, Marie Hayes of Havre De Grace, Md.; two uncles, Howard Sanders of Bristol and Fielden Sanders of Chilhowie; foster family, Wade and Nevada Martin of Hillsville; special family members, Harrietta Jones, Marion Iroler, Billy Ratcliffe, Evelyn Whitaker, and Michael Johnson, all of Hillsville; and several cousins.
Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 16, at Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel with the Rev. Russell Payne officiating. Burial followed in Felts Cemetery.
Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel of Hillsville was in charge of arrangements.
William Warren Young of Culpeper, 65, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2002, at his residence.
He was born May 20, 1937, in Nebo, son of the late William R. Young and Ethel Harner Young. He was retired from B & J Fencing Company. He loved the great outdoors and was a member of the Rifleman's Association.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Ola Young Clements.
Survivors include: his wife of 45 years, Jane P. Young of Culpeper; a brother, Graham Jack Young of Duloth, Ga.; three sisters, Rachel Jean Young of Marion, Frankie Y. Newberry of Bland, and Laura Mae Galafora of Atlanta; and a special nephew, Stephen H. Newberry of Bland; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
A memorial service was held Friday, Sept. 13, at Clore-English Funeral Home with Pastor Paula J. Jones officiating. A private interment followed.
Clore-English Funeral Home in Culpeper was in charge of arrangements.
April German, 41, died Wednesday, July 9, 2003, in Smyth County Community Hospital.
She was a loving and caring mother and always put other people before herself. She graduated from Laurel High School in Laurel, Md., and Wytheville Community College as a certified nursing assistant. She was employed by Valley Health Care Center in Chilhowie.
She is survived by two sons, Ryan Wilson and Justin “Buddy” Tuell, both of Atkins; one brother and sister-in-law, James and Terri Wilson of Palm Beach, Fla.; boyfriend, David Tuell of Atkins; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, July 12, 2003, at 10 a.m. at Old Baptist Cemetery in Glade Springs with the Rev. Nouhad Melki officiating. The family received friends Friday at Seaver-Brown Chapel.
Seaver-Brown Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Virginia Clark Richardson, 76, of Rustburg, died Monday, July 7, 2003, at Lynchburg General Hospital.
She was the widow of Ardie Lester Richardson, who died Feb.14, 1988. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four sisters, Ida Evans, Gray Clark, Clara Cole and Mildred Clark; seven brothers, Garland, Thomas, Charles, Herman, Sidney, Ambers and George Clark Jr.
Born April 16, 1927, in Marion she was the daughter of the late George and Minnie Goodman Clark. She retired from General Electric after many years of employment and was a member of First Southern Methodist Church.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law; James and Patricia Richardson of High Point, N.C., and Richard L. and DeAnn Richardson of Rustburg; one sister, Maude Luhn of Mt. Airy, Md.; two granddaughters, Christy Garrett and husband ,Adam, of Greensboro, N.C., and Molly Richardson of Lynchburg; three grandsons, Christopher Richardson and wife, Helen, of Jamestown, N.C., Jason D. Richardson of Appomattox and Eric Richardson of Lynchburg.
Funeral services were held July 10, 2003, at the First Southern Methodist Church with Pastor R. John Robinson officiating. Interment followed in the Fort Hill Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Any one wishing to make a memorial contribution, please consider First Southern Methodist Church, 7808 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502.
This is a courtesy announcement by Bradley’s Funeral Home.
Marion Virginia Hankla Teaster, 75, died Wednesday July 9, 2003, at her home in Marion.
She was born in Marion to the late John and Stella Wolfe Hankla and was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Lynn Widener.
She was a member of the Marion Baptist Church and was retired from Harwood.
Survivors include her husband of 51 years, James Herbert Teaster; one son and daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Mary Teaster of Marion; two sisters, Ruth Jones of Johnson City, Tenn., and Helen Bridgette of Colonial Heights; seven grandchildren, Ronnie Lambert, Nicholas Widener, Jason, Joshua, and Jeffery Teaster, Angelina Farmer and Daniel Tuell; and two great-grandsons, Kevan and Hunter James Lambert.
Funeral services were held at 8 p.m., Thurs., July 10, 2003, from Bradley’s Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Herman Cress officiating. Graveside services were conducted Friday at 11 a.m.
Bradley’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Minnie V. Williams died Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at her home in Troutdale.
She is survived by one brother, Richard Z. Williams of Marion; one sister, Wilma “Pete” Williams of Troutdale; and several nieces and nephews.
At her request, there were no formal services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Smyth County Humane Society, P.O. Box 1124, Marion, VA 24354, or to Anderson Hill Cemetery, c/o Fannie Reedy, P.O. Box 43, Troutdale, VA 24378.
Seaver-Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Margaret Surber Borders of Chilhowie, 48, died Wednesday, August 13, 2003 in the Conway Hospital in Conway, SC.
She was a member of the Cedars Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Charles W. Borders, Jr. of Chilhowie; two sons and daughter-in-law, Charlie E. Borders of the home and Christopher Chris and Angela Borders of Marion; one granddaughter, Tatum Borders; one sister and brother-in-law, Della Surber and Bud Gregory of Glade Spring; one brother and sister-in-law, Ralph and Mary Surber of Chilhowie; one half-brother and sister-in-law, Danny Lee and Kittie Surber of Bristol, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2003, at Cedars Baptist Church with the Rev. Avery Sheets and the Rev. Andy Blevins officiating. A graveside service will be held Sat., Aug. 16, at 11 a.m., at Sunset Memorial Park.
The family received friends Friday evening at the church just prior to the funeral service.
D.R. Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville is in charge of the arrangements. ƒn
Nancy L. Goodman, 53, died Thursday, August 14, 2003 in the Smyth County Community Hospital.
She was born in Tullahoma, Tenn., and was preceded in death by a daughter Hanna Rachel Goodman.
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Peyton and Darla Goodman of Sugar Grove; her mother, Mary Hagee of Marion; two grandchildren, Mina Goodman and Tara Henderson; two sisters, Sue Lloyd of Chilhowie and Barbara Jean Hagee of Marion; two brothers, James Hagee of Adwolfe and Bud Brunner of Tullahoma, Tenn.; special aunt, Barbara Shipwash Jack, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 17, 2003, from the Bradley¡¦s Funeral Home Chapel in Marion with the Rev. Neville Mozingo officiating. Interment will follow in the Round Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Bradley¡¦s Funeral Home in Marion is in charge of arrangements.
Garland G. Lowe, 73, died Tuesday, August 12, 2003, in the Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, Tenn.
He was born in Smyth County to the late Abram Harrington and Josie Testerman Lowe and was self-employed as a contractor. He was a member of the St. Clair¡¦s Creek Regular Baptist Church.
Surviving him is his wife, Marjorie Lowe; three daughters and sons-in-law, Sherry and Junior Smith of Marion, Kathy and Ronnie Burns of Chilhowie, Rhonda and Brian Roop of Whitetop; one step-daughter and son-in-law, Frankie and Larry Blevins of Marion; five sisters, Virginia Atwell of Atkins, Lucille Teaster and, Jean Chaney, both from Marion, Maxine Hamm of Chilhowie, Clyde Finley of Princeton, W.Va.; six brothers, Harrington Lowe, Jr., Marshall Lowe, Ira Lee Lowe, Archie Lowe, Earl Lowe all of Chilhowie, Ernest Lowe of Marion; seven grandchildren, Shauna and Dakota Smith, Kayla Lowe, Meagan and Emily Burns, Mark and Carrie Blevins; step-grandchildren, Jill Blevins, Julie Whitt, Benjamin R. Blevins, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Thursday, August 14, 2003, from the Bradley¡¦s Funeral Home Chapel in Marion with the Rev. Joey McClure officiating. Entombment followed in Roselawn Cemetery Mausoleum with Military Honors being rendered by the Francis Marion VFW Post 4667. The family received friends Wednesday at the funeral home.
Bradley¡¦s Funeral Home in Marion is in charge of arrangements.
Lilla Jane Roark, 82, died Thursday, August 14, 2003, in the Asbury Center in Wytheville. She was the widow of James Willis Roark.
Survivors are one daughter and son-in-law, Libby R. and Fred Mitchell of Cumming, Ga; one son and daughter-in-law, Donnie G. and Barbara Roark of Marion; one sister, Carolyn Horne of Sugar Grove; one granddaughter, Kim Howell; four grandsons, Chris Richardson, Seth Sturgill, Brad and Chan Mitchell; two great-grandchildren, Trey and Amber Dawn Crook, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 17, 2003 at 2 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with the Rev. Mike Sage officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel.
Seaver-Brown Funeral Home in Marion is in charge of arrangements.