John Thomas White
ABINGDON - Mr. John Thomas White, 53, passed away Monday, July 15, 2002, in a Kingsport hospital following a short illness.
Born in Richlands, he was the son of the late Roy T. White Jr. and Bessie Honaker White. He was employed by Pioneer Chevrolet of Abingdon and a former employee of Jack Sykes Chevrolet of Richlands.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Joyce White; one son, Jonathan White and wife Julia of Bassett, Va.; two daughters, Valerie Hess of Tazewell, Va., and Michelle Smith of Bassett; one stepson, Randall Dwayne Hess of Swords Creek, Va.; two stepdaughters, Melissa Lowe and husband Billy of Swords Creek, Va., and Michelle Hess of Swords Creek; one brother, J.R. White and wife Bonnie of Bristol Virginia; two sisters, Kay Mutter of Belfast, Va., and Anita Hagy and husband Roger of Richlands; and 10 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at Singleton Funeral Service Chapel in Cedar Bluff at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2002, with Brother Leslie Ritchie officiating. Burial will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Va. Pallbearers will be: Bob McCracken, Jonathan White, Allen (Junior) Johnson, Bob Sparks and employees of Pioneer Chevrolet. Honorary pallbearers will be: Walter Adams and Bob Romans.
The family will receive friends at the Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday. The family may be contacted at the home of Roger and Anita Hagy, 413 Kents Ridge Road, Richlands.
Singleton Funeral Service at Cedar Bluff is serving the White Family.
MARION - Mary Woznick, 63, died Tuesday, July 16, 2002, in the Smyth County Community Hospital in Marion.
Survivors and funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Bradley's Funeral Home in Marion.
Delaine D. Cox
THOMPSON VALLEY, Va. - Delaine D. Cox, 80, died Sunday, July 21, 2002, at Lewis-Gale Medical Center in Salem, Va. Born July 16, 1922, at Bluefield, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late David Kern Roach and Natalie Deloris Fitzpatrick Roach. She was a member of the Thompson Valley Presbyterian Church and the Tazewell County Historical Society. Mrs. Cox graduated from the Clinch Valley School of Nursing and retired from the former Bluefield Sanitarium. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Ralph Cox in 1996; and one brother, Shelby David Roach.
Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Richard (Marian) Stansbury and Mrs. Wesley (Deloris) Blankenship, both of Thompson Valley; Mrs. Bob (Deanna) Harris of Tazewell, Mrs. Mitch (Debra) Rebuck of Bluefield, W.Va., and Mrs. David (Latisha "Tish") Williamson of Tazewell; brother-in-law, Glen Peery of Bluefield, Va.; sister-in-law, Jeanette Davis and husband, Bill of Lansing, N.C.; aunt, Leola Basham of Roanoke; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2002, at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell with the Rev. Eddie Nash officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, Va. Pallbearers will be grandsons and grandsons-in-law, John Ralph Repass, Richard Lee Stansbury Jr., John Wesley Blankenship Jr., Benjamin Keith Blankenship, James Robert Harris Jr., Michael Clark Rebuck II, Thomas Jordan Claytor, Dennis Blaine Parsons, Michael Anthony Bennett and Jason Keith Matney.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2002.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to either the Thompson Valley Presbyterian Church, c/o Polly Bise, Treasurer, Route 1, Box 676, Tazewell, VA 24651, Thompson Valley Fire Department or Thompson Valley Rescue Squad, c/o David T. Larimer, Treasurer, 111 Ben Bolt Ave., Tazewell, VA 24651.
E. Mae Dykes Cross
Mrs. E. Mae Dykes Cross, age 89, of Bristol Virginia, died Monday, July 22, 2002, in Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Cross was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold E. Cross Sr.; one daughter, Gladys Johnson; one son, Harold E. Cross Jr. and a grandson, Mark Johnson.
Survivors include one daughter, Jean Almaroad of Bristol Virginia; and two sons, Frank Cross of Bluff City and Ronnie Cross of Bristol Tennessee. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2002, in Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Carl Johnson and Rev. Bill Pealer officiating. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2002, in Mountain View Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel with burial following in Mountain View Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family of Mrs. Cross at firstname.lastname@example.org. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Cross.
James A. Hayden
BLUFF CITY - James A. Hayden, 60, passed away at 11:05 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2002, in the emergency room at Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center following a period of declining health.
Born on Nov. 4, 1941, in Saltville, a son of Viola Guy Hayden and the late Jim Hayden, he has resided in this area since the late 1960's.
Mr. Hayden had been employed at King College Golf Course for nine years and had been a welder at Enterprise Fabricators for 11 years.
He was of the Baptist faith.
Mr. Hayden was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Betty J. Leonard Hayden of the home; five children, Ricky Dale Hayden of Bristol Tennessee, David Lee Hayden of Chinquapin, Charlotte Ann Stroupe of Abingdon and Roger Louthian of Bristol Tennessee; stepson, Richard Clyde Leonard of Bristol Tennessee; three grandsons, Ricky, Joshua and Anthony Hayden; two brothers, David Hayden of Chilhowie and Charlie Hayden of Saltville; five sisters, Debbie Sheets of Lynchburg, Va., Rosie Dunford of Marion, Helen Hughes and Lucy Frye, both of Saltville and Ermal Hayden; special friend, Jack Cox; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2002, in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel. Niles Kitzmiller will officiate.
The family will receive friends following the memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that memorial contributions may be made to the family.
It was Mr. Hayden's wish to be cremated.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
VANSANT, Va. - Howard Jones, of Route 1, Murphy Community, died Monday, July 22, 2002, at Buchanan General Hospital at Grundy.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Haysi Funeral Home.
Patricia B. Koons
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Patricia Ruth Brown Koons, 70, of 25 N. Potomac St., Trinity House, formerly of 152 Snider Ave., died Saturday, July 20, 2002, at home.
Born in Tulsa, Okla., she was the daughter of the late O. Frank Hinson and Dora Florence Fox. She had worked for 21 years in sales at the Waynesboro K Mart until her retirement in 2000.
She was the widow of her first husband, Jerald Tompkins.
Surviving are husband, George Koons of Falling Waters, W.Va.; five sons, Robert Koons and Donald Koons, both of Waynesboro, Charles Koons of Middletown, Conn., Jerald Tompkins of Pound and Robert Tompkins of Bealton, Va.; daughter, Nora Chester of Pound; 15 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday in Waynesboro.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Antitam Human Society, 8513 Lyons Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268.
Lochstampfor Funeral Home of Waynesboro is in charge of arrangements.
Beatrice Browning Lane
KINGSPORT - Beatrice (Bea) Reona (Young) Browning Lane, age 75, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, July 21, 2002, with her family at her side.
Bea was born July 17, 1927, in War, W.Va., a daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Young. She was retired from the Postal Service as postmaster in Maxie, Va. She was of the Baptist faith, a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She was preceded in death by her husband and father of her children, Frank Browning; and her second husband, Amos Lane. In addition to her husbands and parents, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Danny Wayne Browning; her brothers, Charlie, Walter, Bill, Donald, Otis, George and Raymond Young; and a sister, Nora Gardner.
Bea is survived by her two sons, John F. (Ruby) Browning of Kingsport and Kenneth (Sylvia) Browning of Jonesborough, Tenn.; two daughters, Mrs. Gary (Thelma) Hutchins of Kingsport and Diana Davenport of Rogersville, Tenn.; two brothers, Allen Young of North Beach, Md., and Sherrill Young of Kingsport; nine grandchildren, Bill (Robin) Epling, Teresa Browning, Mrs. Mark (Trina) Hull, Mrs. Ben (Judy) Johnson, Danny (Amanda) Browning, Johnny (Shelly) Browning, Frank (Robin) Hutchins, Michelle Hutchins and Joey (Zandy) Davenport; 11 great-grandchldren, Tyler and Dylan Hutchins, Brick and Katelyn Johnson, Kelsey Browning, Zoey Beth Davenport, Mikey Honeycutt, Logan Epling and Brittany, Haley and Dustin Hull; two step-great-grandchildren, Amber Johnson and Travis Marshall; a special sister-in-law, Mary Browning; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
Calling hours will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the East Lawn Funeral Home and any time at the residence of her son and daughter, John Browning and Thelma Hutchins. Funeral service will be 8 p.m. in the East Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Wrightly Sallings and Pastor Erston Young officiating. Music provided by Shelly Browning and Mary Barker. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the East Lawn Memorial Park. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be great-grandchldren. A special thanks to the staff of Wexford House and Reverend and Mrs. Wrightly Salling. East Lawn Funeral Home is serving the Browning/Lane family.
Louise Delp Large
NORTON - Louise Rhudy Delp Large, born Aug. 11, 1934, went to be with our Lord on July 22, 2002, at Norton Community Hospital. She was a native of Rural Retreat, Va., and resided in Norton for the past 36 years.
She attended the First Church of God in Norton serving as organist for 17 years. She volunteered her musical talent in various area churches. She was a long-time volunteer at Norton Community and St. Mary's Hospitals.
She is survived by her husband, Willie Large, Norton; son and daughter-in-law, Gerald and Samantha Delp, Norton; daughter and son-in-law, Melita and Jackie Fields, Norton; loving grandchildren, Levi and Sarah Delp and Jacob and Abram Fields, Norton; sisters, Katherine Hines and Esther Rhudy, Huntsville, Ala.; sisters-in-law, Nancy Rhudy of Marion, Carolee Rhudy of Independence, Va., and Sandra and Bob Lewis of Rural Retreat.
Visitation will be at Norton First Church of God Wednesday, July 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. Services immediately following with the Reverends William Watson, Shawn Easterling and Gary Shelton officiating. Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday in the Mountain View Cemetery, Rural Retreat.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Norton First Church of God, P.O. Box 857, Norton, VA 24273 or to the Blue Springs Methodist Church, Rural Retreat.
Edith Rutter Loudy
Edith Rutter Loudy, age 84, of Lowry Hills, Bristol Virginia, died at 5:30 a.m. Monday, July 22, 2002, at Wellmont Hospice House after a brief illness.
Mrs. Loudy was an active member of Redeemer Lutheran Church. She was a lifelong resident of Bristol Virginia, and was formerly associated with the Loudy Candy Co. for over 30 years.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Franklin V. Loudy; one brother, Ralph Lester Rutter of Hickory, N.C.; and one sister, Lula Morrison of Bristol Tennessee. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2002, at Redeemer Lutheran Church with Rev. Gary C. Chenoweth and Rev. Dr. David K. Delaney officiating. Private burial will be at Mountain View Cemetery at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2002. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Building Fund, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 672 Island Road, Bristol, VA 24201. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service Tuesday evening at Redeemer Lutheran Church. E-mail condolences may be sent to the Loudy family at email@example.com. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Loudy.
Holmes E. Mayo
WISE - Holmes E. Mayo, 87, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2002, at the Wellmont Hospice House, Bristol Tennessee.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Coast Guard.
He was an employee of Long-Airdox Company for 52 years before retiring in 1983, and was a member of the Alumni Association of the Texas A & M. University, Commerce, Texas.
He was of the Methodist faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Seymore and Annie Butcher Mayo; a brother, John Mayo; and two sisters, Elizabeth Mayo Bailey and Virginia Mayo Francis.
Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Helen Nash Mayo; one daughter, Jenni Mayo Markham; a grandson, Shannon F. Markham and wife, Tonia W.; two great-grandsons, David Holmes Markham and Robert John Markham; several nieces and nephews; and a very special adopted daughter, Jamie L. Love.
Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Sturgill Funeral Home Chapel, Wise, with Rev. Randy Moore and Dr. Garrett Sheldon officiating. Graveside committal services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the Nash Family Cemetery, Wise, with military rites being conducted by Norton V.F.W. Post 4301 and Wise DAV Chapter 56. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until time of services at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Sturgill Funeral Home, Wise.
Memorial contributions may be made to Nash Family Cemetery, c/o Debbie Steele, P.O. Box 540, Wise, VA 24293 or to Wellmont Hospice House, 280 Steele's Road, Bristol, TN 37620.
Sturgill Funeral Home, Wise, is in charge of arrangements.
Lacy E. Parker
DAMASCUS - Lacy E. Parker, age 88, died Monday, July 22, 2002, at Johnston Memorial Hospital, Abingdon.
The arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Garrett Funeral Home, Damascus.
Catherine P. Patrick
NAVARRE, Kan, - Catherine A. Parker Patrick, age 51, died Tuesday, July 16, 2002, at her residence. She was born in Newport News, Va., and had lived in Navarre for 16 years. She was the daughter of James and Gay Roop Parker in Gloucester, Va., and was a member of the Mormon Church in Kansas.
She is survived by four sons, Dennis Hardin of Kansas, Carl Patrick of Salt Lake City, Gerald Patrick of Gloucester and Eduardo Terry of Newport News; maternal grandmother, Fairy Roop of Chilhowie; two brothers, Raymond Parker of Newport News and Richard Parker of Hampton, Va.; four grandchildren, Jesse Patrick, Myranda Patrick, Catherine Alyssa Patrick and Keagan Terry; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins who will miss her and loved her very much.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2002, at Garrett Funeral Home with Bishop William Whitlock officiating. Burial will follow in the Mock Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Raymond Parker, Freddie Roop, Ethan Roop, David Huggins, Jerry Arnold, Jason Arnold, Roger Fuller and Randy Pennington. Her sons will honor her by escorting her to her final resting place. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Garrett Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Garrett Funeral Home in Damascus is serving the family of Catherine Patrick.
Lakie O. Pruner
GLADE SPRING - Mrs. Lakie Overbay Pruner, age 93, died Sunday, July 21, 2002, at Johnston Memorial Hospital. She was a lifelong resident of the Friendship Community in Washington County and was the widow of Walter Pruner. Mrs. Pruner was the last surviving child of the late James Walter Overbay and Virginia Frances Haga Overbay, having been preceded in death by six brothers and five sisters.
She was a retired school teacher with the Washington County School System where she had taught for many years at the Kelly's Chapel School, Beech Grove School and Liberty Hall High School. Mrs. Pruner was a longtime member and active supporter of Friendship Baptist Church, including donating the land for the parsonage.
She is survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and her devoted friends and neighbors, Jimmy and Kathy Fisher.
At the request of Mrs. Pruner, a graveside funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2002, at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery in the Friendship Community with Dr. Jack Garland officiating. Those attending the funeral service are asked to assemble at the cemetery by 10:50 a.m. Wednesday. The family will receive friends at any time at Mrs. Pruner's home. There will be no visitation at the funeral home, however, her friends may visit at their convenience to sign the register. In place of flowers, Mrs. Pruner has requested that memorial donations be made to Friendship Baptist Church, 35411 Love's Mill Road, Glade Spring, VA 24320.
Farris Funeral Service is serving the family of Mrs. Pruner.
Edith G. Reedy
RAVEN, Va. - Funeral services for Mrs. Edith Gillespie Reedy will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Chapel in Richlands with Rev. Claudie Throgmartin officiating. Entombment will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens Mausoleum at Claypool Hill, Va. Friends and family will serve as pallbearers. Danny Smith will serve as an honorary pallbearer.
Mrs. Reedy, 80, of the west Raven section, died Saturday, July 20, 2002, at a Wilmington, N.C., hospital following a lengthy illness.
Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands is in charge of arrangements.
Noel E. Robertson
NAPLES, Fla. - Noel E. Robertson, 73, died Saturday, July 20, 2002, at INOVA Alexandria Hospital. Born in Washington, D.C., he was the son Adalyn Marye Robertson of Alexandria, Va., and the late Elvin Walter Robertson. He attended Washington-Lee High School and was a U.S. Army veteran during the Korean War. Mr. Robertson was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution and St. James Episcopal Church in Warrenton. He was past president of the Fauquier Springs Country Club. Since his move to Naples, he served on the board at the Kings Port Club in Naples.
He was the former owner of Noel E. Robertson Construction Company. He had had a variety of business ventures including the Williamsburg Motor Court and currently the Annandale Shopping Center.
In addition to his mother, surviving are his wife, Betty Sue Robertson; three children, Suzette Hodges of Abingdon, Yvonne Harding of Bowie, Md., and Curtis Robertson of Carrollton, Va.; and five grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held Saturday in Warrenton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Hospice Support of Fauquier County, 42 N. 5th St., Warrenton, VA 20186.
Moser Funeral Home of Warrenton is in charge of arrangements.
Ally Lynn Testerman
Funeral services for Ally Lynn Testerman will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2002, in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Sarver officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers include: Travis and Bryan Rasnake, Randy Jones and Greg Bringman. Honorary pallbearers include: Ken Fletcher, Dr. Gerry Boccarossa, Billy Mason, Jamie Rock, Willie Felty, Tim Fisher and Dean Denton. E-mail condolences may be sent at www.weaverfuneralhome.net
Ally Lynn Testerman, age 3, passed away July 20, 2002, in the arms of her parents at Brenner Childrens Hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
James A. Turner
MARYVILLE, Tenn. - James A. Turner, 79, died Sunday, July 21, 2002, after a lingering illness.
The son of the late A.L. and Nancy Ellen Talbott Turner, he was preceded in death by a brother, Bascom Turner; two sisters, Audrey Lancaster and Jewel Harris; and three grandchildren.
He is survived by his loving wife, Nadine Turner; two daughters, Linda Sullivan of Michigan, and Rita Ward of St. Paul, Va.; stepdaughter, Bobbie Stacy of Maryville; stepmother, Mae Turner of Castlewood; four sons, Ron, Wayne and Billy Turner, all of North Carolina, and James Turner of Clintwood; five sisters, Wanda Morton of Louisville, Tenn., LaVeria Borden of South Carolina, Ernestine Skeens and Tince Skeens, both of Castlewood, and Frances Smith of Pikeville, Ky.; three brothers, Carlos, Gilbert and Wesley Turner, all of Castlewood; several grandchildren; one great-grandchild; special nephew, Michael Brown; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be conducted 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2002, at the Castlewood Funeral Home Chapel, Castlewood with Rev. John A. Kiser officiating. Committal and burial will be in the Turner Family Cemetery, Castlewood, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2002. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery.
The family will receive friends at 6 p.m. till time of service Tuesday. Condolences may be sent to the Turner family via e-mail. Castlewood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Raymond Edward Vandyke
RAVEN, Va. - Mr. Raymond Edward Vandyke, age 75, of the Red Root Ridge section, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2002, at his home following a short illness.
Born in Buchanan County, Va., he was the son of the late Harve and Macy Nipper Vandyke.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Eva Cox.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Jean Vandyke; one daughter, Mrs. Don (Rita) McGlothlin of Red Root Ridge; three sons, Dean Vandyke, Dennis Vandyke and Darrell Vandyke, all of Red Ash, Va.; two sisters, Lottie Shelton of Doran, Va., and Virginia (Jenny) Hess of Richlands; and eight grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2002, in the Singleton Funeral Service Chapel in Cedar Buff with Rev. Raymond Ferrell, Rev. Cecil Hamilton and Rev. Squire Horn officiating. Burial will follow in the Simmons Family Cemetery at Red Root Ridge. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at the Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday with services at 7 p.m. with Rev. Joe Gross officiating.
Singelton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff is serving the Vandyke Family.
Jesse E. Walker
The funeral service for Jesse E. Walker will be conducted at 7 o'clock Tuesday evening in the chapel of Blevins Funeral Home with Dr. David Stancil officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to a favorite charity of the donor. Condolences and memories may be sent to the family via e-mail at email@example.com
Mr. Walker, 79, of Bristol Virginia, died Saturday, July 20, 2002, at Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Arrangements especially for Mr. Walker have been made through Blevins Funeral Home.
Robert William Willis
Robert William (Bob) Willis died July 21, 2002,. at Greystone Health Care Center. He was the son of the late Rufus and Caroline Willis and was of the Baptist faith. He had retired from SmithKline Beecham after 41 years of service and was a former resident of Leisure Park Towers.
Survivors include: daughters, Diane Osborne of Bluff City, Brenda Willis of Piney Flats and Debbie Burke of Piney Flats; two grandsons; four sisters, Hattie Sizemore and Noma Oaks of Bristol, Charlotte Fortner of Kingsport and Delores Buckles of Piney Flats; brother, Albert Willis of Bristol Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Winfred, Arthur and Junior Willis.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Shelby Hills Cemetery with Rev. Jimmy Sproles officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Weaver Funeral Home.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.