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Last Name

First Name

Middle Name

Maiden Name

Notes

Date of Death

EADS

Lena

 

RATCLIFFE

PULASKI — Mrs. Lena Ratcliffe Eads, 83, of Pulaski went to be with Jesus and all her precious loved ones gone before her on Monday, July 17, 2006. Heartaches and pain are gone for her now. She has received ultimate healing with God. She was born in Wythe County on March 29, 1923 and was the daughter of the late Bert Ratcliffe and Annie Dean Ratcliffe. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James William Eads, a daughter and son-in-law, Gloria Diane Eads Austin and Freddie R. Austin, daughter, Lorene Eads Williams and a granddaughter, Crystal Newcomer. Surviving are: daughter Dreama E. Chrisley, Pulaski; four sons and daughters-in-law William C. and Diane Eads, Dublin, Darrell B. and Dottie Eads, Max Meadows, Roger L. and Debbie Eads, WVa., Michael M. Eads, N.C.; three brothers William Ratcliffe, High Point, N.C., Paul Ratcliffe, Max Meadows, Harless Ratcliffe, Max Meadows; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. from Stevens Funeral Chapel with Pastor Dan Lawson and Pastor Dale Akers officiating. Burial will follow in the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin. Visiting will be Wednesday evening from the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.

July 17, 2006

EADS

Oscar

Glen

 

Sunday December 20, 1964
Oscar Glen Eads, 71, Route 1, Dublin, died early Saturday morning in Pulaski Hospital.
Born in Smyth County, October 20, 1897, he was the son of the late T.J. and Nannie Sherwood Eads.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Gordie Johnson Eads; one daughter, Miss Margaret Irene Eads, Dublin; three sons, Gordon Harold Eads and James Howard Eads both of Dublin, Glenn Eugene Eads, Florida; one sister, Mrs. C.S. Breazeale, Sugar Grove; one brother W.G. Eads, Marion, two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 pm form Stevens Funeral Chapel, conducted by the Rev. James Crabtree. Burial will follow in the Highlands Memory Gardens, Dublin.
The body will remain at Stevens.

Saturday December 19, 1964

EAGLE

Rembert

 

 

Thursday February 20, 1919
Mrs. Robert Cecil and two children have returned form Mrs. Cecil’s former home at Doe Hill, Va., where they went upon receipt of a message stating that her brother Rembert Eagle, had been drowned over seas. From indirect reports received by the family it is possible that Mr. Eagle met foul play and was thrown into the canal to hide the crime. The family has been eagerly awaiting a letter from his brothers who in sending the cablegram of his death stated that a letter was following telling of the tragedy. However, this letter has not been received and what tidings they have are from other soldier’s letter received in the community in which the family lives.
Rembert Eagle and his brother Joe have been connected with the hospital unit No. 41 while another brother over seas, Russell is with the 20th engineering corps and is with the army of occupation. The two with the hospital corps were stationed at the hospital at St. Denis near Paris. It was right before Christmas that Rembert went out, presumably to go to Paris which is not far distant form the hospital. He was not seen after that time and his absence create suspicion yet no trace of him could be gotten. It was on January 19th that his body was found floating to the mystery of his disappearance. If he were murdered robbery was not the motive because his watch and paper which he carried were on his person. The decreased was 28 years of age.

 

EANES

Floyd

C.

 

May 3, 1976
Floyd C. Eanes, 69, of East Main Street, Pulaski died Saturday evening in a Martinsville hospital.
Born in Pulaski November 12, 1906, he was the son of the late Henry Eanes and Elle High Eanes.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Juanita Slate, Pulaski; one son Floyd C. Eanes Jr., Pemberton, N.J.; one sister, Mrs. Maudline Holt, Martinsville; one brother, Raymond Eanes, New York; four grandchildren and one great grandchild.
The funeral was held at 4pm today form the Bower Pulaski Chapel with the Rev. T.H. Turpin officiating. Burial was in the Thorn Spring Cemetery.
Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski, was in charge of the arrangements.

 

EANES

Mildred

 

CAMERON

COLLINSVILLE – Mildred C. Eanes, 74, of Collinsville went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. Mildred was born on April 1, 1930 in Staunton, Va. the daughter of the late Willie Ray Cameron and the late Sylvia Taylor Cameron. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John Brown “Pop” Eanes on May 9, 2004, two brothers, Garland T. Cameron and Kenneth W. Cameron and sister Marcella C. Zirk. Mrs. Eanes was retired from the Henry County School System and a member of the Martinsville Church of God for 45 years. Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law Donna D. and Jerry Taylor of Axton, and Bobbi L. and David (Shorty) Moose of Lynchburg, Va. Four sons and daughters- in-law Michael Wayne and Judy Eanes of Hope Mills, N.C., Johnny and Sheila Eanes of Ridgeway, William Ray (Billy) and Tammy Eanes of Walkertown, N.C. and Gary Wayne (Buddy) and Regina Lankford of Charlotte, N.C., eight grandchildren, Kim Gilley, Kaye Phillips, Jennie Eanes, Donna E. Shupe, Jordan L. Eanes, Kayla Lankford, Jackson Lankford, and Logan Lankford, three great-grandchildren Kathryn Gilley, Christopher Gilley and Rachael Hale, six sisters, Isabelle Bacon of Kingsport, Penn. Almeta Jones of Pulaski, Barbara Woodbridge of Phoneix, Arizona, Zinnia Ferrell of Weatherford, Texas, Loretta Clark of Pulaski and Ann White of Max Meadows. Visitation will be Friday, Nov. 19 from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Martinsville Church of God and at other times at the home of Donna and Jerry Taylor, 38 Vernon Lane, (Eastwood) Axton, Va. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Nov. 20, at 2 p.m. at the Martinsville Church of God with Rev. Jackie Poe and Rev. Jimmy Wood officiating. Burial to follow at Henry Memorial Park. Bassett Funeral Service in Bassett is serving the Eanes family.

Nov. 17, 2004

EARLY

Robert

Terry

 

Friday September 13, 1940
Robert Terry Early, 54, a brother of Mrs. Glen T. Jordan and Mrs. A.H. Chumbley of the county, died suddenly of a heart attack at his home in Huntington, W. Va. last night.
Mr. Early, well known here, had been connected with the Koppers Company, of Huntington, for many years and was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Early of Salem.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Due Hylton Early and three sons, Robert, William, and Bert.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock tomorrow from the Presbyterian church in Huntington. Mr. and Mrs. Glen T. Jordan left this morning for Huntington.

Thursday September 12, 1940

EAST

Berman

Junior

 

NEWBERN - Berman Junior East, age 84 of 4870 Towes Ferry Road, Newbern passed away Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005 at his home. Born April 21, 1921 in Pulaski County he was the son of the late Harvey P. and Viola Mae Thornton East. His wife Clarice Mildred Graham East, two sisters; Virginia East and an infant sister, and one brother, Sherman East also preceded him in death. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II. Surviving are: his daughter and son-in-law, Viola Kathleen and Stuart Dean Kress, Newbern; grandchildren, Kathy Dean Lawson, James Stuart Kress, Teresa Lynn Kress, Alecia Diane Kress, Brenda Kress Shockley, Buck Kress; brother and sister-in-law, Warren and Colene East, Pulaski; 15 great grandchildren; nine great great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Dublin Church of God with the pastor Michael Collins and Pastor Danny McGlothlin officiating. Interment will follow at the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin where the VFW Post #1184 will conduct full military honors. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday evening at the Bower Funeral Chapel, 1631 Bobwhite Blvd., Pulaski. Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski is handling the arrangements.

Sept. 14, 2005

EAST

David

Columbus

 

David Columbus East, age 65 of Pulaski went to be with the Lord Sunday June 11, 2006 from Montgomery Regional Hospital. Born January 19, 1941 in Pulaski, and was preceded in death by his parents Bertha Anderson East & Drayton Columbus East, & 2 brothers, Rev. John East & Eirby East. He was a retired employee of the Radford Army Ammunition Plant. David's life was heavily involved in scouting for over 30 years having personally touched the lives of many thousands of children. He coached for over 30 years in little league baseball, & football. He was a selfless volunteer provided countless number of years to the American Heart Association, AARP, & the American Cancer Society. In 1999 he was awarded the Southwest Times Civic Award, & in the 1980's he was provided with a very special award called the George Gerberich Award from the Boy Scouts of America. He was later awarded the “Award of Merit” from the local scouting district, & received the Silver Beaver Award. He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years; Wanda Webb East of Pulaski: 2 sons & their spouses; Jeffrey David & Elaine East & of Pulaski, & James Kelly & Heather East of Hazzard, KY: 1 daughter & her spouse; Jolene & John Willis of Chicago, IL: 6 sisters; Mary Bell Collins of Pulaski, Helen Alene Hodge of Barren Springs, Frances Virginia Tolbert of Pulaski, Rev. Dallas Juanita Vines of Belspring, Nancy Lou Viars of Barren Springs, & Ruby Mae Richardson of Pulaski: Also survived by 9 grandchildren, & one great-grandchild, on the way, which he so very dearly wanted to see. Funeral services will be held Wednesday June 14, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at the New Life Harvest Ministries in Radford with the Rev. Dallas Vines officiating. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Pulaski. Visitation will be anytime Tuesday after 2:00 p.m. at Thomas M. Seagle & Sons where the family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Flowers will be appreciated, but for those who wish, they may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.seaglefuneralhome.com Arrangements by Thomas M. Seagle & Sons, Pulaski.

June 11, 2006

EAST

Gilbert

Carson

 

PULASKI- Gilbert Carson East, 73, of 3220 Schrader Hill Road, Pulaski, Va. died early Monday morning, July 11, 2005 at his home. He was born in Snowville, Va. on April 17, 1932, and was the son of the late Guy Columbus East and Ethel Thornton East. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Canous Philips, Daffron Golliher, Mozzelle Duncan and Violet Potts. Mr. East was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church, Pulaski. Surviving are: Wife of over 36 Years, Patricia Hull East, Pulaski; Daughters and sons-in-law Diane and Ray Overby, Richmond, Va. and Dreama and Jon Vosburg, Richmond, Va.; Son and daughter-in-law Keith A. and Gabrielle Tickle East, Radford, Va; five Grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; Sister and brother-in-law Maudie and Dr. Howard Hawkins, Pulaski, Va.; Brother and Sister-In-Law Curtis and Jane Hurst East, Pulaski, Va.; Brother-In-Law Darrell Golliher, Pulaski, Va.; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Funeral Services will be held Thursday at 11:00 AM from Stevens Funeral Chapel with Rev. Johnny Howlett and Dr. Howard Hawkins officiating. Burial will follow in the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin. Visiting will be Wednesday evening at Stevens Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers the family wishes that memorials be made to the Carilion Hospice Service of the New River Valley, 707 Randolph Street, Suite 251, Radford, VA 24141. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Inc., Pulaski, Va.

July 11, 2005

EAST

John

Henry

 

CHRISTIANSBURG * John Henry East "D.D.," 69 of 195 James St., Christiansburg and formerly of Pulaski, passed away Friday, Jan. 16, 2004 at the Montgomery Regional Hospital. Born May 8, 1934 in Pulaski, Va., he was the son of the late John Truman and
Lulu Mae East. A daughter, Linda Sue Shouse, a son-in-law, Daniel Shouse; seven brothers and sisters; and his buddy, Midnight, preceded him in death. He was an insurance agent for Home Beneficial Life Insurance Company for many years. He is survived by his wife, Velva Rea Harris East of Christiansburg; son and daughter-in-law, John Henry East, Jr. and Connie of Dublin; stepdaughter and step-son-in-law, Kathy and Dave Rogers of Bedford; step-son, Rick Stilwell of Christiansburg; sisters, Louise Sifford of Fairlawn, Carmel Woodyard of Salem; Dorothy Turner of Staunton; brothers, "Red" East of Radford, and Walter East of Roanoke; grandchildren, Daniel Shouse and wife, Jennifer, Kelli Roark and husband, Brian, Candice Sheets and husband, James, John S. East, and Jared Stilwell; and six great - grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday at the Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski with the Rev. Richard Kingrea and Rev. Mike Reynolds officiating. Interment will follow at the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Sunday evening at the Bower Funeral Chapel, 1631 Bobwhite Blvd., Pulaski.

Jan. 16, 2004

EAST

Junius

Charles

 

DRAPER — Junius Charles “Cecil” “Shorty” East, age 76 of 2791 John Henry Lane, Draper passed away Sunday morning Nov. 30, 2003 at the Pulaski Community Hospital. Born Oct. 7, 1927 in Snowville, he was the son of the late James Robert and Mamie East Burcham. A daughter, Sharon Lynn East, also preceded him in death. He was employed in the furniture industry for 43 years.
Surviving are: his sons, Charles Alan East, Dublin, Robin East, Dublin; daughter and son-in-law, Kathy Jeanine and Ralph Christian, Draper; companion of 31 years, Elizabeth A. Martin, Draper; brothers, Garnie L. East, Sr. and wife Evelyn, Grahams Forge, James R. Burcham, Jr. and Enola Burcham, Dublin; sisters, Mary S. and Clarence Chinault, Dublin, Bessie C. and Jimmy Tickle, Draper, Gerri and Sam Collins, Wytheville; three grandchildren; two great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski with the Rev. Garnie East, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at the Draper Valley Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery, Draper. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday evening at the Bower Funeral Chapel, 1631 Bobwhite Blvd. Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski is handling the arrangements. The family will be meeting at the daughter’s home (3504 Pine Run Road, Draper.

Nov. 30, 2003

EAST

Louise

 

WOLFE

RADFORD - Louise Wolfe East, 65 of Radford, passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2004 at the UVA Hospital in Charlottesville. She was a member of Cambria Pentecostal Holiness Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Zolphia Bartley Wolfe, and her husband, David L. East. Survivors include three sons, Ron Graham, and Jerry Bartley, all of Christiansburg, and Thaddeus Bartley of Radford; two daughters, Letha Graham of Christiansburg and Peggy Bartley of Radford; two brothers, Paul Kilgore, and James Kilgore, all of Hellier, KY; step-children, Kenneth East of Radford and Freda Trent of Ironto; fourteen grandchildren; one great-grandchild; 5 step-grandchildren and 5 step-geat-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Cambria Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. Jerry Shepherd, Rev. Jube Burke and Rev. Doug Reed officiating. Interment will follow in the Reesedale Cemetery in Ironto. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford.

September 15, 2004

EAST

Stephen

Eirby

 

DUBLIN – Stephen Eirby “Rollie Pollie” East, 51, of 4585 State Park Road, Dublin, died early Thursday morning, Oct. 20, 2005 in the New River Valley Medical Center, Radford. He was born in Radford on Aug. 26, 1954 and was the son of the late Eirby Garfield East. He was also preceded in death by a son, Christopher Stephen East. He was a member of the New Life Harvest, Radford. He was an employee of Southland Transport. Surviving are: his wife, Sheila East, Dublin; mother, Margaret Taylor East, Dublin; daughter, Amanda Darlene East, Avon, Colorado.; sons, Stephen Eirby East II, Dublin, William Russell East, Dublin, Johnathan Daniel East, Dublin; sisters, Catherine East Lytton, Radford, Alice East Dobbins, Pulaski; brothers, Raymond Edward East, Dublin, Delmer Ray East, Dublin; father-in-law, Byrd William Richardson, Dublin; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; a very special church family. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. from the New Life Harvest, Radford with Rev. Dallas Vines and Rev. Jerry Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin. Visiting will be Friday evening from Stevens Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Inc., Pulaski, Va.

Oct. 20, 2005

EASTBURN

Conrad

Arlen

 

ROANOKE – Conrad Arlen Eastburn, 75, of Roanoke, passed away peacefully with all of his family by his side on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004. Born August 28, 1929 in Pulaski County, he was the son of the late William Hubert and Edna Pickerel Eastburn. He retired from General Electric Co. of Salem after 38 years of service. He was a member of the V.P.I. Corps of Cadets and a member of the Highty-Tighties Marching Band. Surviving is his loving wife of 50 years, Edna Eastburn, daughters, Pamela E. Willis and Susan E. Hamblin, grandchildren, Miranda Lee Hamblin, Wesley Earl Hamblin, April Michelle Willis, Katelyn Marie Willis, Travis and Ryan Burke, whose parents, Bill and Frieda Burke are very close neighbors. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28 at Lotz Salem Chapel with Pastor Jessie Howard officiating. Interment will follow at 1 p.m. at Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin. The family will receive friends 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Arrangements are being handled by Lotz Funeral Home, Salem.

Dec. 23, 2004

EAVES

Rose

Terry

EDWARDS

Rose Eaves, age 68 of 120 Howard Street, Pulaski, departed this life on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003 at her residence. She was born on Nov. 27, 1934 in Pulaski, the daughter of the late Lemmie Edwards and Estelle Clark. She attended the public schools in Pulaski and was a member of the First Baptist Church, Magazine Street. She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Doug Eaves of Pulaski; one daughter, Bridgett Rowland of Atlanta, Ga.; three grandchildren; one sister, Irene Hogan of Baltimore, Md. Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 6 at 2 p.m. at Penn’s Funeral Home with the Rev. J. T. Horton officiating. Interment will be at Pinehurst Cemetery. Penn’s Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Wednesday, September 03, 2003

ECKARD

Nellie

 

 

RADFORD - Nellie Reinhardt Eckard, 94 of Radford, formerly of Hickory, NC, passed away Wednesday, December 1, 2004 at the New River Valley Medical Center. She was a life long member of the Mt. Olive Lutheran Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harley L. Eckard, and three children, Madge and Terry Thompson, and Jackie Callahan. She is survived by daughters, Peggy Amonette of Radford and Paulette Sherrill of Charlotte, NC; 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 4, 2004 at 1:30 p.m. at the Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Hickory, NC with the family receiving visitors 30 minutes prior to the service in the church narthex. Rev. Walter Hitchcock and Rev. David Keck, Jr. will be officiating with interment following in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Roanoke Valley Chapter, 4502 Starkey Road, Suite 2, Roanoke, VA 24014. The family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Friday at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford.

December 1, 2004

ECKMAN

Allen

R.

 

Monday, May 15, 1961
Funeral service for Allen R. ECKMAN, Camden, N.J., who died May 7, was held May 9 at Camden.
He was a first cousin of Hensel ECKMAN, Pulaski, and the last ECKMAN relative.  The deceased was associated with the Philadelphia Inquirer and Evening Telegraph for some years and later became city editor of the Public Ledger. More recently Mr. ECKMAN was connected with the Department of Revenue and Civil Works Administration in Camden.  He visited Mr. and Mrs. ECKMAN here at “Idyll Brook” some years ago.

Sunday, May 07, 1961

EDMONDS

Barbara

Phillis

 

Tuesday January 9, 1934
The funeral of Barbara Phillis Edmonds, respected colored resident, was held at the First Baptist church, The Rev. O.L. Johnson officiating was assisted by Rev. W.H. Mitchell, Marion; C.D. Mathews, East Radford; F.D. Thomas, M.E. Church, city; J.W. Joyce, Holiness church, city; W.W. Ward, district superintendent Methodist Episcopal church.
Mrs. Edmonds had been a faithful member of the First Baptist church for a number of years. She has served in the following capacity: Member of the choir, president of the Women’s Usher board and member of the Loyalty club.
In her home, she was a beloved mother and devoted wife. In her community she was a helpful friend.
She leaves to follow a loyal husband, W.M. Edmonds; six children, four girls and two boys, and a multitude of relatives and friends.
Her body was laid to rest in the North Side cemetery.

 

EDMONDS

David

Eugene

 

PULASKI – David Eugene Edmonds, 73, of Pulaski, died Saturday, Mar. 19, 2005, in the Pulaski Health and Rehab Center. He was born on May 3, 1931 in Akron, Ohio and was the son of the late Lonnie Ernest Edmonds and Margaret Ann Nelson Edmonds. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Lou Edmonds Von Cannon. Mr. Edmonds was a member of the Draper Valley Presbyterian Church, the Kiwanis Club, the Elks Club and the Pulaski Baseball Club, Inc. He was a 1949 graduate of Wytheville High School, and a veteran of the Korean War. Mr. Edmonds was the Owner and President of Edmonds Printing, Inc. until his retirement. He assisted with the Pulaski Train Station restoration and served the Town of Pulaski as Nuisance Abatement Officer for three years. Surviving are: his wife, Norma Webb Edmonds, Pulaski; sons, Dean Edmonds Holston, Barren Springs, Va., Ernest Edmonds, Ashburn, Va.; step-son, Robert S. Melton, Radford; brother, Tommy Edmonds, Radford; special friend and cousin, Paul Edmonds, Pulaski; grandchildren, Sara Holston and Megan Monday, Barren Springs, Va., Katelyn Melton, Radford, Kristen Edmonds, Newport News, Va.; nieces, Suzanne Armbrister Ogle, Max Meadows, Va., Margene Edmonds Fulton, Plantation, Fla.; nephew, Michael Edmonds, Christiansburg, Va. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Mar. 22, 2005, at 3 p.m. from Stevens Funeral Chapel with Rev. Preston Sartelle officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin. Visiting will be Monday evening at Stevens Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Draper Valley Presbyterian Church or to the Covenant Christian Academy. The family would like to express a special thanks to the Gentle Shepherd Hospice, to the Staff of Pulaski Health Care Center and to Dr. Timothy Chavis and his Staff the New River Medical Center. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski, Va.

Mar. 19, 2005

EDMONDS

George

Thomas

 

RADFORD - George Thomas Edmonds, 76, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006 at his home in Radford. He was an active member of Grove United Methodist Church serving on many committees and groups. Mr. Edmonds career was in printing with Edmonds Printing Co. of Pulaski, VA Tech Printing Services, and Radford University Printing Services of more than 50 years. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran having served during the Korean Conflict. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lonnie Earnest and Margaret Nelson Edmonds, a brother, David Eugene Edmonds, and a sister, Margaret Lou Edmonds Von Cannon. Survivors include a son, Thomas Michael Edmonds of Christiansburg; a daughter, Margene Kay Fulton of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; his wife, Lois Edmonds of Radford; two step daughters, Lisa Martin Moser of Christiansburg and Dianne Martin of Pearisburg; two grandchildren; three step-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday, Sept. 15, at 11 a.m. at the Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. James Bennington officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunrise Burial Park in Radford. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Grove United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Mullins Funeral Home. The Edmonds family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. (www.mullinsfuneralhome.com)

Sept. 13, 2006

EDMONDS

John

William

 

PULASKI - John William "Johnny Boy" Edmonds, Jr., age 52, of Pulaski departed this life on Monday, Aug. 16, 2004 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born on Dec. 5, 1951 in Pulaski, Va. J.B. served in the Army Reserve for over twenty years and earned the rank of Drill Sergeant before he retired. He was a dedicated employee of the United States Postal Service for thirty-one years. At the time of his death, he was an admired and respected postal supervisor. He is preceded in death by his father, John William Edmonds, Sr., a brother, James Tyrone Lewis, and a sister, Patricia Ann Collins. Surviving are his wife, Kim Miller Edmonds; two daughters, Ashley D. Edmonds and Ann D. L. Edmonds; a son, John W. Edmonds, III; his mother, Mrs. Mildred A Edmonds; two brothers, Curtis L. Lewis, Jr. and Michael Porter; two sisters, Cynthia C. Edmonds and Janet Johnson; grandson. Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004 at 11 a.m. at Bob White Boulevard Church of God, Bob White Blvd., Pulaski, Va. with the Rev. J. T. Horton officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Magazine Street. The remains will lay in state at First Baptist Church, Magazine Street from 10 a.m. Friday morning until time of the visitation. Burial will be at Pinehurst Cemetery, Pulaski. Penn's Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Monday, Aug. 16, 2004

EDMONDS

Mildred

Ann

WILLIAMS

Mildred Ann Williams Edmonds, 88, of Pulaski, VA passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2006 at Lewis-Gale Medical Center, Salem, VA. She was born August 26, 1917, in Roanoke County, VA, the daughter of the late John and Georgia Dillon Williams. Mrs. Edmonds was a member of First Baptist Church, Pulaski, VA where she served in many capacities. She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Edmonds Sr.; two sons, John W. Edmonds Jr. and James T. Lewis; daughter, Patricia A. Collins and brother, George Williams. Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Cynthia C. Edmonds; son, Curtis L. Lewis Jr.; sister, Sarah Pennix; daughter-in-law, Kim M. Edmonds; son-in-law, David Collins; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, great-nieces, nephews, great-nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 8, 2006 at First Baptist Church, Pulaski, VA with Rev. A. H. Daniels officiating. The interment will be in Pinehurst Cemetery, Pulaski, VA. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Friends may call on Friday for viewing at Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home, 1002 Moorman Road, Roanoke, VA. Condolences may be sent to www.Hamlar-Curtis.com.

April 4, 2006

EDMONDS

Vorila

Katherine

MOLES

Monday August 19, 1968
Mrs. Vorile Katherine Edmonds, 83, Pulaski, died Sunday afternoon in a Marion Hospital.
She was the widow of John Lewis Edmonds, who died March 1, 1961.
She is survived by six daughters, Mrs. Claude Blankenship and Mrs. Katherine Schrader of Pulaski; Mrs. E.F. Wolfe, Bristol, Va.; Mrs. C.F. Peters, Rockaway, N.J.; Mrs. Herman Williams, King, N.C.; Mrs. Joe Taylor, Charlestown, S.C.; two sons Paul Edmonds, Appomattox, and Hubert Edmonds, Draper; two sisters Mrs. Angler Dove Bolt, Floyd County, and Mrs. Tobitha Goad, Dugspur; two brothers, Wyte Moles and Herman Moles, both of Floyd County.
The funeral will be Tuesday at 2 pm form Strickler’s Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Robert C. Johnson. Burial will be in Christian Memorial Cemetery, Draper’s Valley.
The body will remain at the funeral home.

Sunday August 18, 1968

EDMONDS

William

Ray

 

MAX MEADOWS – William Ray Edmonds, Sr., also lovingly known to many as “Preacher Bill” of Max Meadows, Va. passed away Monday, Dec. 6, 2004 in the Pulaski Community Hospital. He was born on Dec. 24, 1948 in Wythe County and he was the son of the late R. L. “Kiser” Edmonds and Hallie B. Edmonds. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Esther E. Jackson, two brothers, James H. Edmonds and John C. Edmonds and by two nephews, James H. Edmonds, Jr. and James Erik Grubb. Bill was a member of the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church and a graduate of Duke University Ministerial Course of Study. He served as pastor of a number of churches in the surrounding counties for several years. He was a kind and gentle soul who touched so many lives in so many ways and was loved by all who knew him. We thank God for sharing him with us for all these years and he will be forever in our hearts. Left to cherish his memory are: his devoted wife of 35 years, Janice Stephens Edmonds, Max Meadows; daughter, Melissa K. Edmonds, Max Meadows; daughter and son-in-law, Kathryn E. and Rex Houck, Elk Creek; son, William R. Edmonds, Jr., Max Meadows; granddaughter, Kelsey Grace Crockett, Wytheville; three sisters and brother-in-law, Bonnie E. and James R. Grubb, Atkins, Roberta E. Manuel, Speedwell, Dorothy E. Ayers, Max Meadows; brother and sister-in-law, Roy J. and Brenda Edmonds, Hiwassee; two sisters-in-law, Betty F. Edmonds, Max Meadows, Irene B. Edmonds, Bristol, Tenn.; a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, at Stevens Funeral Chapel with Rev. Frank Clifton, Rev. Aubrey Whitlow, Rev. Joe Carrico and Rev. Ray Bolen officiating. Burial will follow in the West End Cemetery, Wytheville. Visiting will be Wednesday evening from the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. or anytime at the home at 127 Dove Lane, Max Meadows. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Dec. 6, 2004

EDMUNDSON

Mary

M.

 

Monday August 16, 1920
Mrs. W.H. Edmundson
Christiansburg, August 14. - Mrs. W. H. Edmundson died the latter part of last week after a long illness of typhoid fever, She is survived by her husband, Dr. W. H. Edmundson, and two children, Miss Anna and Henry Blair Edmundson, one step daughter, Mrs. Mary Richardson, of Washington D.C., all of whom were with her when she died, as were her sisters, Mrs. Frank Junkin, of North Folk, W. Va.; Mrs. Calvin Graham, of Draper, Va.; and Mrs. Minnie Morris, of Staunton, Va.
***In the 1910 census, Christiansburg, Montgomery, Virginia, William Edmundson and wife Mary M Edmundson

 

EDWARDS

Alma

Pierce

QUESENBERRY

Friday September 15, 1972
Mrs. Alma Pierce Edwards, 75, of the Delton section, died early this morning in Pulaski General Hospital following and extend illness.
Born in Pulaski County, January 15, 1897, she was the daughter of the late George U. Quesenberry and Nettie Nunn Quesenberry.
She is survived by her husband, George A. Edwards Sr.; three sons, Emmett G. Edwards, Arnold O. Edwards, and Ronald C. Edwards all of Draper; two daughters Mrs. C.R. Clark Jr., Roanoke, and Mrs. Gentry Hubbard, Drapper; two brothers, Bernice Quesenberry and Marvin Quesenberry of Pulaski; five sisters Mrs. Doris Hugg, Arlington; Mrs. William Adkins, Baltimore, Md.; Mrs. Roy Wooten, Mrs. Arvie Hughett and Mrs. Thomas Gibbs all of Pulaski. Also 20 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 2 pm Sunday from Pilgrims Rest Primitive Baptist Church with Elder T.F. Gibbs officiating. Burial will follow in the Moore Cemetery.
Friends may call at Thomas M. Seagle and Sons Funeral Home any time Saturday.

 

EDWARDS

Arminta

Ruth

 

PULASKI – Arminta Ruth Edwards, 93, of Pulaski, died early Friday morning Sept. 2, 2005 in the Pulaski Community Hospital. Arrangement pending by Stevens Funeral Home, Inc., Pulaski, Va.

Sept. 2, 2005

EDWARDS

Bruce

Daniel

 

DRAPER – Bruce Daniel “Buddy” Edwards, Sr., 75, of 1881 Shulls Lane, Draper, died Tuesday night, Sept. 7, 2004, in the Pulaski Community Hospital. He was born in Pulaski County on Oct. 20, 1928 and he was the son of the late John W. Edwards and Ellen Bryson Edwards. Surviving are: his wife, Daphna A. Edwards, Draper; children and spouses, Bruce D. “Danny” Edwards, Jr. and Marian Edwards, Dreama D. Tressler, Judy A. Gallagher and Steve Gallagher; grandchildren and spouses, Bruce D. Edwards, III and Tracy Edwards, Rene Goff and Dana Goff, Monica and Jennifer Tressler, Shawn Kropff; great-grandchildren, Bruce D. Edwards, IV, Lillian Nanell Goff, Spencer and Levi Kropff; sisters, Margaret Horton, Pembroke, Elizabeth Worrell, Radford, Carole Carter, Florida, Joyce Secrest, Dublin, Freda Pugh, Pulaski; brother, Jack Edwards, Draper. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. from the Community Christian Church, Newbern with Rev. Michael Foutz officiating. Burial will follow in the Moore Cemetery, Delton. Visiting will be Thursday evening at Stevens Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Inc., Pulaski, Va.

Sept. 7, 2004

EDWARDS

Clara

 

ALLISON

Clara “Doodle” Allison Edwards, age 69, of Barren Springs, Va. passed away Thursday, July 17, 2003 in the Pulaski Community Hospital. She was born in Wythe County April 22, 1934, daughter of the late Grat and Mollie Saferight Allison. She was a former employee of Jefferson Mills. Surviving are: her husband, Millard E. Edwards of the home; one son, Donnie Edwards, Albemarle, N.C.; one granddaughter; two sisters, Frances Chrisley, Barren Springs, Ruby Horton, Draper; one half-sister, Kathryn Brown, Fla.; two half-brothers, Oscar Allison, Richmond, Richard Allison, Hurt, Va. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 19 at 11 a.m. at the Reese Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow in the family cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Reese Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday or at the residence at any time. Reese Funeral Home, Austinville, is in charge of arrangements.

Thursday, July 17, 2003

EDWARDS

Douglas

Jack

 

WYTHEVILLE - Douglas Jack Edwards, age 39 of 487 Winding Road, Wytheville, Virginia passed away Thursday morning, July 7, 2005. Born September 10, 1965 in Baltimore, Maryland, he is the son of Jack Edward Edwards and Martha Poole Edwards. He was employed by Econolodge in Wytheville. Surviving are: his parents, Jack Edward Edwards and Martha Poole Edwards, Wytheville; friends, Danny and Christine Myers, Wytheville, Donald and Bonnie Rosenbaum, Wytheville, Tim and Debbie Reevs, Wytheville. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday 2:00 P.M. at Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski with Rev. N. R. Taylor officiating. Interment will follow at the Moore Family Cemetery, Draper. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski. Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.

July 7, 2005

EDWARDS

Ernest

Joseph

 

Ernest Joseph Edwards, 72, of 706 4th St., N.E., Apt. 3, Pulaski, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2003 at his home. He was born in Pulaski on Mar. 19, 1931 and was the son of the late Andrew Peyton Edwards and Mattie Elizabeth Pike Edwards. He was also preceded in death by two sons, Larry Joseph Edwards, Sr. and John Perry Edwards, by a great-granddaughter, Ceria Edwards, and by a brother, Andrew H. Edwards, by a sister, Martha Edwards Cox. He was a retired employee of Hercules, Inc., Pulaski and was a member of the House of Worship, Pulaski.
Surviving are: his wife, Callie Maxwell Edwards, Pulaski; son, Ernest Wayne Edwards, Pulaski; daughters, Patricia Lynn Patterson, Logan, W. Va., Callie Marie Wahaed, Blacksburg; special daughters, Carri Edwards, Pulaski, Heather Edwards, Pulaski; sister, Dorothy South, Arcadia, Fla.; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. from the House of Worship (Old Robinson Tract Road), Pulaski, with Rev. Millard Simpkins, Rev. Dale Akers and Rev. George Maxwell officiating. Burial will follow in the Peak Creek Mission of Prayer Church Cemetery (Case Knife Road), Pulaski County. Visiting will be Friday evening at Stevens Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2003

EDWARDS

Glenn

Howard

 

Thursday May 16, 1963
Glenn Howard Edwards, 29, died last night in an Arlington Hospital.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Betty Rigney Edwards, Fairfax; mother Mrs. Ethel Edwards, Woodlawn; six sisters Mrs. J.B. Connberry, Grundy; Mrs. Otas Hawks, Oceana, W.Va.; Mrs. Wiley Crowder, Ridgeway; Mrs. Arnold Frazier, Woodlawn; Mrs. Bobby Robinson, Ridgeway; and Miss Marie Edwards, Woodlawn.
Funeral will be held Sunday at 2 pm form East Main Street Church of God. Burial will follow in the Rigney Cemetery at Draper.
The body will arrive at Strickler’s Funeral Home Saturday and will remain until the hour of the service.

May 15, 1963

EDWARDS

Harry

James

 

PULASKI – Harry James Edwards, 71, of 1328 Estes Park, Pulaski, died Wednesday morning, Nov. 10, 2004, in the VA Medical Center, Salem, Va. He was born in Pulaski on July 1, 1933 and was the son of the late James Henry Edwards and Myrtle Frazier. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Roseberry and by a brother, Raymond Edwards. Mr. Edwards was a veteran having served in the United States Army. Surviving are: his wife, Martha Tabor Edwards, Pulaski; son and fiancé, James A. Edwards and Barbara Wall, Pulaski; granddaughter, Jamie Lee Edwards, Charlotte, N.C.; grandson, Nickolas R. Edwards, Pulaski; sisters, Rosa Jarrells, Pulaski, Bonnie Coffey, Pulaski, Beatrice Claytor, Richmond; brother, William Edwards, Pulaski. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. from Stevens Funeral Chapel, Pulaski. Burial will follow in Hufford Cemetery, Pulaski County. Visiting will be Thursday evening at Stevens Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski, Va.

Wednesday Nov. 10, 2004

EDWARDS

Jack

Edward

 

Jack Edward Edwards, age 75 of Winding Road, Wytheville passed away Friday, March 24, 2006. Born November 14, 1930 in Pulaski County he was the son of the late Robert Lee & Edna Louise Lawson Edwards. One son, Douglas Edwards, one sister, Christine Martin and one brother, Arnold Ray Edwards also preceded him in death. He was a member of the Wilderness Road Pentecostal Holiness Church. He retired from Fowlkes Machine Shop in Wytheville with 25 years of service. Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Martha Mae Poole Edwards of Wytheville, VA; his brother Millard Edwards of Barren Springs, VA; his sister, Mary Collins of Max Meadows, VA. Friends of the family are Bonnie & Donald Rosenbaum, Debbie & Tim Reeves, and Christine & Danny Myers. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday at the Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski with the Rev. Ed Richardson & Rev. N.R. Taylor officiating. Interment will follow at the Moore Family Cemetery (Delton Community). The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday evening at the Bower Funeral Chapel, 1631 Bobwhite Blvd., Pulaski. Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski is handling the arrangements.

March 24, 2006

EDWARDS

James

LeRoy

 

ABINGDON – James “Jay” LeRoy Edwards, age 48, of Abingdon, Va. passed away Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005. He was born Sept. 27, 1957 in Wythe County, son of the late John H. and Gracie Dalton Edwards. He was preceded in death by a brother, Carlos “Pee Wee” Edwards and a niece, Gracie Dail Edwards. Surviving are: one son, Charles Sullivan, Pulaski; one daughter, Hope McKinsey Edwards, Lebanon; one step-daughter, Breanna Nicholson, Lebanon; one step-son, Ricky Nicholson, Damascus; one sister, Shirley L. Edwards, Ararat, Va., one brother, Blaine Edwards, Pulaski; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 23, at 1 p.m. at the Barnett Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Edward Dalton officiating. Interment will follow in Hufford Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Barnett Funeral Home. Barnett Funeral Home, Wytheville, is in charge of arrangements.

Dec. 21, 2005

EDWARDS

John

Williams

 

Sunday October 22, 1972
John Williams Edwards, 73, of Draper died Saturday.
Born in Pulaski County, October 5, 1899, he was the son of the late Daniel Edward and Mrs. Amanda Akers Edwards.
He is survived by his wife Mrs. Ellen Bryson Edwards; 10 daughters, Mrs. Sam Hesson, Mrs. Charles Smith Jr., Mrs. Hugh Clark, Mrs. John I. Clark all of Draper; Mrs. Jerry Pugh, Mrs. Jack Wyatt of Pulaski; Mrs. Paul Ramsey, Mrs. Tildon Worrell, Mrs. Bud Secret of Redford, and Mrs. Elwood Horton of Pembroke.
Also three sons, Jack Edwards of Pulaski, J.C. Edwards of Manassas and Bruce Edwards of Fairfax; one brother Dillard Edwards; 33 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 2pm today from the Delton Church of God Prophecy with the Rev. Curry Whitaker and the Rev. Raymond Carpenter officiating. Burial will follow in the Moore’s Cemetery in Delton.
The body will be taken to the church one hour before the service.
Friends may call at Strickler’s Funeral Home in Pulaski at any time.

Saturday October 21, 1972

EDWARDS

Maggie

 

 

PULASKI — Maggie Delane Edwards, 91, of Dublin died Thursday night October 21, 2004 in the Pulaski Community Hospital. She was born in Delton (Pulaski County) on March 22, 1913 and was the daughter of the late Robert Harrison Edwards and Woodie Florence O’Dell Edwards. She was also preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters. She is survived by three sisters: Gussie Adeline Edwards, Dublin; Pauline Elizabeth Willie, Pulaski and Eva Jean Crouse, Pulaski. A brother-in-law, Glenn Lee (Buddy) Miles, Jr of Dublin and two nieces, Brenda Sams of Dublin and Mary Peterson of Pulaski. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. from Stevens Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Darlene Marshall officiating. Burial will follow in the Moor Cemetery, Delton. Visitation was held Saturday from the funeral home where the family received friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.

October 21, 2004

EDWARDS

Martha

Elizabeth

GRAHAM

HILLSVILLE – Martha Elizabeth “Beth” Graham Edwards, age 64 of 543 Wildcat Road, Hillsville passed away Sunday, Jan. 16, 2005. Born July 15, 1940 in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of the late Layman Lee Graham and Frieda Mabel Quesenberry Graham. Surviving are: her son, Anthony Lee “Andy” Edwards, Hillsville and special friend, Rhonda Ayers, Galax; brothers and sisters-in-law, Layman Lee Graham, Jr. and wife Rebecca Graham, Hartsville, S.C., Thomas Andrew Graham and fiancée, Maggie Atkins, Mt. Airy, N.C., Richard I. Graham and wife, Karen Graham, Max Creek; sister and brother-in-law, Susan and Jerry Adcock, Moneta, Va.; devoted friends and caregivers, Creasey Mabry, Lois Spencer, Dale Shockley; special aunts, Eloise Smith, Roanoke, Oneeta Coble, Max Creek; former sisters-in-law, Jamie Fortier, Dublin, Sandra M. Graham, Pulaski; former husband, Archie Lee Edwards, Pulaski; four nieces and four nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday 2 p.m. at the Max Creek Baptist Church, Hiwassee with the Rev. Ronnie Stuart officiating and Pastor Mike Coleman and Eloise Smith, her aunt, assisting. Interment will follow at the Puckett Family Cemetery, Hiwassee. The family will receive friends from Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bower Funeral Chapel, 1631 Bobwhite Blvd., Pulaski. In lieu of flowers, memorials in her memory may be sent in care of her son, Andy Edwards at 543 Wildcat Road, Hillsville, Va. 24343. Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.

Jan. 16, 2005

EDWARDS

Mildred

 

ALLEY

PULASKI-Mildred Alley Edwards, age 79 of Pulaski died Friday August 20, 2004 in the New River Valley Medical Center. Born January 16, 1925 in Pulaski Co., she was the daughter of the late Mable Carper Alley & James Henry Alley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Harding Edwards. She is survived by 4 sons, Roger W. Edwards of Bowling Green, Va., Terry L. Edwards of Powder Springs, GA, Michael W. Edwards and James A. Edwards both of Pulaski; 2 daughters, Elizabeth Pope & Susan Caviness both of Pulaski; 1 brother, William E. Alley of Laurel, MD; 2 half-brothers, Everett A. "Sonny" Alley of Radford, and Rev. James Alley of Pulaski. Also survived by 10 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Sunday August 22, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. at Thomas M. Seagle & Sons Funeral Home with the Rev. Dale Akers and the Rev. Bobby Akers officiating. Interment will follow in Hufford Cemetery. Visiting will be anytime after 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Following the interment, the family will receive friends at the First Christian Church in the fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the Full Gospel Church 2168 Floyd Pike Hillsville, Va. 24343. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.seaglefuneralhome.com Arrangements by Thomas M. Seagle & Sons, Pulaski.

Friday August 20, 2004

EDWARDS

Nancy

 

SUTPHIN

PULASKI – Nancy Sutphin Hollingsworth Edwards, 66, of 1014 Melborn Street, Pulaski, Va. died Tuesday, July 26, 2005, in the Pulaski Community Hospital. She was born in Pulaski, Va. on April 21, 1939 and was the daughter of the late John R. Sutphin. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Erby L. Hollingsworth, by a daughter, Teresa Hollingsworth, by a son, Ervin Hollingsworth, by a step-son, Billy Edwards of Chicago, Ill., and by a step-daughter, Pammy Edwards of Chicago, Ill. Surviving are: her husband, William Edwards, Pulaski; sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Jeanette Hollingsworth, Pulaski, Jessie and Violet Hollingsworth, Barren Springs; daughter, Rita Hollingsworth, Pulaski; mother, Mary Sutphin, Pulaski; sisters and brothers, Mary Jane Kemp, Pulaski, Glenna Jarrells, Pulaski, Charles Sutphin, Pulaski, Hubert Sutphin, Pulaski, Roger Sutphin, Pulaski, Johnny Sutphin, Hillsville, Danny Wayne Sutphin, Rural Retreat; grandchildren, Jason Hollingsworth, Barren Springs, Michael Hollingsworth, Pulaski, Amanda Hollingsworth, Pulaski, Eric Hollingsworth, Pulaski; step-children, Vicky Edwards, Ky., Ronnie Edwards, Ky., Jill Bougezavage, Ky., Tina Edwards, Chicago, Ill. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. from Stevens Funeral Chapel with Rev. Randall Lawrence and Rev. Vicky Akers officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Pulaski. Visiting will be Thursday evening at Stevens Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Inc., Pulaski, Va.

July 26, 2005

EDWARDS

Violet

Lorraine

 

Friday December 2, 1964
Violet Lorraine Edwards, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry J. Edwards, formerly of Pulaski died in a Chicago hospital November 24 with burial here.
Surviving besides her parents is one brother Jamie Edwards.
The baby’s grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Jim Edwards and Mrs. C.M. Tabor, Pulaski.

 

EDWARDS

William

Charles

 

PULASKI – William Charles Edwards, 70, of 1014 Melborn Street, Pulaski died Tuesday morning, Sept. 27, 2005 at his home. He was born in Pulaski on Aug. 24, 1935 and was the son of the late James Edwards and Myrtle Frazier. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Pamela Harrison and by a son, Billy Edwards, a sister, Barbara Edwards and by brothers, Harry Edwards and Raymond Edwards and by his wife, Nancy Edwards. Surviving are: his children, Ronnie Edwards, Ky., Vicky Edwards Bolton, Pulaski, Tina Congenie, Chicago, Ill., Jill Bogusiewicz, Ky., Daniel Edwards, Mich.; sister, Bonnie Coffey, Pulaski, Rosa Jarrells, Pulaski, Bea Claytor, Richmond; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; step-children, Jerry Hollingsworth, Pulaski, Jessie Hollingsworth, Barren Springs, Rita Hollingsworth, Pulaski. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday from Stevens Funeral Chapel with Rev. Randall Lawrence officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Pulaski. Visiting will be Thursday evening from the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Sept. 27, 2005

EDWARDS

William

Roy

 

William Roy Edwards, age 78, passed away Monday Jan. 19, 2004 at Twin County Regional Hospital.
Surviving are: his wife, Dorothy Leigh Edwards, Woodlawn; daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Larry Lindsey, Pulaski; son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Jan Edwards, Reno, Nev.; five grandchildren; two great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday Jan. 23 at the Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel with Rev. Bobby Webb and Rev. Larry Jones officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery with Military Rites conducted by VFW Post 1115. The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel, Hillsville.

Monday Jan. 19, 2004

EDWARDS

Windle

Jackson

 

Windle “Bunny” Jackson Edwards Jr., 31, of Route 1, Draper, died Sunday morning, May 28, 1995 in Pulaski Community Hospital.
Born January 26, 1964 in Radford, he is the son of Judy Jones Edwards Collins.

Sunday May 28, 1995

EGBERT

Kenneth

William

 

CHRISTIANSBURG-Kenneth William Egbert, 92, of Christiansburg, passed away on Friday, August 6, 2004. He was the son of the late Melvin and Sarah Jane Egbert. He was a retired employee of Pitcatinny Arsenal where he was an Inspection Supervisor. He served in WWII with the Army Air Corp. and was a member of the Radford American Legion. He was a 55 year Mason and a member of New River Valley Good Sam Club. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Mary Liebelt Egbert of Christiansburg; one daughter and son-in-law, Sarah Jane and Doug Howell of Christiansburg; one son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Sue Egbert of Salem; two sisters, Vera Lundy of Manteo, North Carolina; Hazel Chambers of Orlando, Florida; and four grandchildren. The family will have a memorial graveside service at their family plot in Marcella, New Jersey. Arrangements by Mullins Funeral Home and Crematory

Friday, August 6, 2004

EGBERT

Howard

Hiram

 

Monday January 22, 1979
PULASKI - Howard Hiram EGGERT, 83, died Sunday in the V. A. Hospital Salem. He was the retired secretary and purchasing agent for Pulaski Furniture Corporation after 41 years of service. He was a member of the First Christian Church, a former member of the Pulaski Town Council, a member of the American Legion, the Pulaski Masonic Lodge, and exalted ruler of the Pulaski Elks Lodge and a veteran of War I
Surviving are his wife Grace HAVENS EGGERT; one daughter Mrs. Elaine E. HOPKINS, Orlando, Fla; one son Howard Havens EGGERT, Wauson, Ohio; five grandsons, Phillip W. FREEMAN, David L. FREEMAN, William H. EGGERT, all of Columbus, Ohio, Rev George H. FREEMAN Roanoke; Steven L. EGGERT, Rochester, NY; five great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. from Stevens Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Maynard Powell officiating, assisted by the Rev. George FREEMAN. Burial will follow in Grandview Memory Gardens, Bluefield, VA
The family request memorial gifts to the Building Fund
of First Christian Church. Visiting will be Monday
at Stevens and the family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m.

Sunday January 21, 1979

EGYED

Gabor

 

 

Gabor Egyed, Jr., age 76 of 3765 2nd Morehead Lane, Pulaski passed away Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003 at his home. Born Sept. 20, 1927 in Ohio, he was the son of the late Gabor Egyed, Sr. and Bertha Kruplo Egyed. One daughter, Kathy Egyed, also preceded him in death. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He was retired from the former Keal Driveway, Inc. Dublin as a truck driver.
Surviving are: his wife, Margie Jean Egyed, Pulaski; three sons, Earle Egyed, Texas, William Egyed, Mich., Gabor Egyed III, Pulaski; daughter, Sharon Garland, Ohio; six grandchildren; sister, Anna Cher, S. C.; special friends, Randy Warden and William Reynolds and Mr. and Mrs. David Robertson.
The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski. The interment will be private at Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes memorials be made in his memory to the Pulaski Community Hospital Cancer Center, Attn: Marsha Myers, 2400 Lee Highway, Pulaski, Va. 24301.
Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski is handling the arrangements.

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003

EGYED

Margie

Jean

PHELAN

PULASKI – Margie Jean Egyed, age 79 of 3765 Second Morehead Lane, Pulaski passed away Wednesday, Mar. 30, 2005 at her home. Born April 20, 1925 in Cleveland, Ohio she was the daughter of the late John and Mabel Potter Phelan. Her husband, Gabor Egyed, Jr. preceded her in death in 2003. One daughter, Kathleen Egyed, two brothers, John and Lloyd Phelan and one sister, Mabel Lipsy also preceded her in death. Surviving are: her daughter, Sharon Garland, Ohio; sons, Earle Egyed, Texas, William Egyed, Mich., Gabor Egyed, III, Pulaski; six grandchildren; special friends, Mr. and Mrs. Randy Warden, Mr. and Mrs. William Reynolds, Mr. and Mrs. David Robertson. The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Bower Funeral Chapel, 1631 Bobwhite Blvd., Pulaski. The interment will be private at the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes memorials to be made in her memory to the Pulaski Community Hospital Cancer Center, 2400 Lee Highway, Pulaski, Va. 24301 Attn: Marsha Myers. Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski is handling the arrangements.

Mar. 30, 2005

EIDSON

Audrey

 

FARMER

DELTAVILLE — Audrey Farmer Eidson, age 73, of Deltaville widow of Leo C. Eidson died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2003. She was a native of Pulaski. Survived by a daughter, Teresa E. Kitts and her husband Warren of Hampton; a son, George L. Eidson and his wife Leah of Midlothian, four grandchildren, Matthew, Michael, Mason and Miles Eidson, and many brothers and a sister. Memorial services will be held 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, in Bristow-Faulkner Funeral Home, Saluda. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond, Mercer Plaza Building, 4600 Cox Road, Suite 130, Glen Allen, Va. 23060.

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2003

ELAND

Ray

 

 

Wednesday April 12, 1961
Ray Eland, 51, of Winter Haven, Fla., died Sunday morning at his home.
He is survived by his wife Mrs. Louise Vinson Eland of Winter Haven.
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in Florida
A graveside service will be held Thursday at 10:30 am in Thornspring Cemetery.

Sunday April 7, 1961

ELKINS

Edgar

Lacy

 

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. - Entered into eternal rest on the evening of December 19, 2004, Edgar Lacy Elkins, husband of Bonnie Gosnell Elkins. Residence, Goose Creek, South Carolina. The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Lacy Elkins are invited to attend the Funeral Services of the former in St. James United Methodist Church, Thursday morning, December 23, 2004 at eleven o'clock. Committal Services will be private in Carolina Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Greenridge Road Chapel this (Tuesday) evening from six until eight o'clock. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. James United Methodist Church, 512 St. James Avenue, Goose Creek, SC 29445 or the American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852. Mr. Elkins was born July 15, 1940 in Snowville, Virginia, a son of the late Herman Edward Elkins and Daisy Pearl Owens Elkins. Mr. Elkins was a member of St. James United Methodist Church and was a retired owner of The Hair Porte Barber Shop. Surviving are his wife of 45 years; two daughters, Rebekah Sato and Angela Freeman both of Goose Creek; a son, Brian Elkins of Jedberg, SC; a sister, Louise Gilly of Dublin, VA; two brothers, Curtis Elkins of Dublin, VA and Billy Elkins of Pulaski, VA. Mr. Elkins is also survived by eight grandchildren.

December 19, 2004

ELKINS

William

Wirt

 

Wednesday November 29, 1961
Funeral service for William Wirt Elkins, 79, of Roanoke were held yesterday at 1 pm at Oakley’s Chapel.
Elkins died Sunday at his home. He is the brother of Mrs. Robert Richardson of Pulaski.
Burial followed in the Sunrise Cemetery in Radford.
The Rev. James W. Brown officiating at the funeral service in the chapel and Rev. John Campbell conducted the grave side service.

Sunday November 26, 1961

ELKINS

Wysor

Cornett

 

Thursday October 5, 1972
Wysor Cornett Elkins Sr., 74, of 225 ½ East Main St., died Thursday afternoon in Marion hospital after a long illness.
Born in Pulaski County, January 24, 1896, he was the son of the late Richard N. and Cora Cornett Elkins. He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace Monroe Elkins in May. Elkins was a retired construction worker at the Radford Army Ammunitions Plant.
Surviving are two sons, Richard C. Elkins, Birmingham, Ala.; and Wysor C. Elkins, Jr., Pulaski; one granddaughter, Mrs. Robert Horsely, Birmingham, Ala.; one grandson and one great grandson.
The funeral will be held at 2 pm Saturday from Stevens Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Gordon Keller officiating. Burial will follow in the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.
Friends may call at Stevens today.

 

ELLER

Doyle

Gray

 

Sunday June 4, 1961
Funeral services for Doyle Gray Eller, 20, Arlington, formerly of Dublin, who was killed Thursday night in an automobile accident, will be held today at 2 pm at Dublin Baptist Church. The Rev. R.N. Burnett and the Rev. E.V. Cullum will officiate.
Burial will follow in the New Dublin Cemetery. The body will be removed form the home in Dublin at 13:30 pm today to be taken to the church until one hour before the service.
Pallbearers include Bobby Trucker, Billy Simpson, Douglas Bryson, Tommy Spraker, Harry Covey, Butch Buford.
Honorary pallbearers are Fred Spraker, Tom Gearheart, Harry Decker, Bob Bruce, Douglas Kidd, William Franklin, Ken Dobson, Gene Croonshank, Ed Crews, and Nanga Bradner.
Surviving are parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Clayton Eller, Arlington; three brothers Glenn Eller, Washington State; James E. Eller and Gilbert C. Eller, Jr. both of Baltimore; five sisters, Mrs. Arthur McNett, Radford; Mrs. Allen Rickey, Dublin; Mrs. Duane Rix, Pulaski; Mrs. Dorothy Showalter, Arlington, and Miss L---- Eller, Arlington.

Thursday June 1, 1961

ELLER

Jackie

Wayne

 

DELTON * Jackie Wayne Eller, 54, of Delton died Thursday, February 26, 2004 at his home in Delton. He was born March 31, 1949 in Pulaski County. He was the son of the late Glenn Jackson Eller and Ruby Kanode Eller. Surviving are sisters and brothers, Janice and Randy Eller, Shiloh; Jerry and Marlene Eller, Delton; Joyce Eller Gravley, Wytheville; and Ted Jackson Eller, Delton.
The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from Stevens Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 8 p.m. with the Rev. Rusty Whitener officiating. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Thursday February 26, 2004

ELLER

Ruby

 

KANODE

DELTON * Ruby Kanode Eller, 83, of Delton died Thursday, February 26, 2004 at her home in Delton. She was born in Pulaski County on July 14, 1920. She was the daughter of the late Charles W. Kanode and Lizzie Linkous Kanode. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Jackson Eller. Surviving are her children and their spouses, Janice and Randy Eller, Shiloh; Jerry and Marlene Eller, Delton; Joyce Eller Gravley, Wytheville;
and Ted Jackson Eller, Delton; a sister, Ethel Ryan, Pulaski; a brother, Willard Kanode, Pulaski; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from Stevens Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 8 p.m. with the Rev. Rusty Whitener officiating. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Thursday February 26, 2004

ELLIS

Nora

 

 

Monday June 26, 1944
Mrs. Nora Ellis, 69, native of Pulaski died at the home of her son George Ellis of Lashmeet, W. Va. During the past week. She had for the past 10 years been a resident of Lashmeet and was a member of the Baptist church.
She is survived by two sons, George Ellis of Lashmeet, Sidney Ellis of Pulaski; five daughters, Mrs. Paul Bailey of Matoka, W.Va.; Mrs. Estel Compton and Mrs. J.B. Cregger of Bluefield, Va.; Mrs. Audrey Sarver of Falls Mills, and Miss Edith Ellis of Blacksburg.
The deceased was also an aunt of W.T. Duncan of Highland.
Funeral services and burial took place at Matoka Thursday.

 

ELMORE

Clifton

E.

 

Sunday May 6, 1928
Snowville, Va., May 5. – Burial service was held here on Thursday last for C.E. Elmore who passed away after weeks of suffering.
The service was conducted by Rev. Arthur Simmerly of the East Radford Christian Church assisted by Rev. P.C. Honer of the Methodist church. Quite a large crowd attended. Interment was in the cemetery here by the side of his wife who passed away two years ago.
Mr. Elmore had been a Mason for years, and a large number of Masonic fraternity from nearby towns were present and had charge of the service at the grave. The flowers were carried by Misses Ruby Carmel and Elizabeth Showalter and Janice Summers.
Mr. Elmore, who as seventy-five years of age, and spend the greater part of his life in Snowville. His wife Miss Elizabeth Hindley. Three children are left, T.H. and R.E. Elmore and Miss Katie.

 

ELMORE

Nannie

 

MOSLEY

Wednesday October 11, 1961
Mrs. Nannie Mosley Elmore, 80, died Tuesday afternoon at her home after a lengthily illness.
She was born in Pulaski County, the daughter of the late Louie Mosley and Emma Lucas Mosley, and preceded in death her husband Thomas Hampton Elmore.
Survivors include one son, Lonie C. Elmore, Snowville; three daughters, Mrs. J.T. Morgan, Winston Salem, N.C.; Mrs. O.P. Baxter, Pulaski; Mrs. Roy Richardson, Snowville, and two grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held Thursday at 10:30 am from the Snowville Christian Church, with interment to follow in the Snowville Cemetery.
The body will remain at the Thomas M. Seagle and Sons Funeral Home until one hour before service, when it will be taken to the church.

Tuesday October 10, 1961

ELMORE

Thomas

Hampton

 

Tuesday September 12, 1961
Thomas Hampton Elmore, 81, Snowville, died this morning at his home after a period of declining health.
Born in Snowville September 25, 1879, the son of the late Clifton E. and Elizabeth Hundley Elmore, he is survived by his wife, Mrs. Nannie Molsey Elmore; one son Lonnie C. Elmore, Snowville; three daughters, Mrs. Roy W. Richardson, Snowville; Mrs. O. Pack Baxter, Pulaski; and Mrs. Jess T. Morgan, Winston-Salem, N.C. Also two grandchildren.
The body will remain at Thomas M. Seagle and Sons Funeral Home pending funeral arrangements.

 

ELROD

Minnie

 

 

Monday June 26, 1961
Mrs. Minnie Lipps Elrod, 80, passed away at 6:45 am Sunday at the Holton Valley Community Hospital, Kingsport Tenn. After a short illness.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Dallas (Mary) Compton of Gate City, Va.; and Mrs. C.M. Hayter, Pulaski; one son Austin R. Elrod, Greenville, Tenn.; three sisters Mrs. H.C. Roberts, Mrs. J.E. Weaver, Bristol Tenn.; and Mrs. Andrew Blacksburg, Pulaski; seven grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2pm Tuesday at the Gate City Methodist Church. The Rev. Ray Hargraves will officiate. Burial will be in the Knoll Kreg Cemetery in Abingdon.
The body will be taken tot eh residence of Mrs. Dallas Compton at 10 am Monday from the Scott County Funeral Home and will remain in there until one hour before the service.

Sunday June 25, 1961

ELROD

Oleam

N.

 

Monday October 22, 1962
Mrs. Austin Elrod, 62, Greenville, Tenn., mother of James F. Elrod, Pulaski died last night in a hospital in Greenville.
The body is at Dowdy-Stevens Funeral Home in Greenville pending arrangements.
***1930 census, Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, Listed as Austin R. Elrod and Oleam N. Elrod (wife).

Sunday October 21, 1962

ELSWICK

Edith

 

HUFFORD

PULASKI - Edith Hufford Elswick, age 86 of Pulaski, died Sunday evening November 20, 2004 in the Pulaski Health & Rehabilitation Center. Born August 22, 1918 in Pulaski, she was the daughter of the late Lillie Chinault Hufford and James David Hufford. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Elbert Allen Elswick, and 12 brother and sisters. She is survived by one daughter Pattie Elswick Cox of Pulaski; two grandchildren and one great grandson. Graveside funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday November 23, 2004 in Oakwood Cemetery with the Rev. Randy Winn officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday morning from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. at Thomas M. Seagle & Sons Funeral Home. Flowers will be accepted, but for those who wish they may make memorial contributions to the Pulaski Humane Society. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.seaglefuneralhome.com Arrangements by Thomas M. Seagle & Sons, Pulaski.

November 20, 2004

ELY

William

R.

 

WYTHEVILLE - William R. "Bill" Ely, Jr., age 64 of Wytheville, and formerly of Wilmington, IL, died Tuesday August 9, 2005 at Wythe County Community Hospital. Born in Joliet, IL on July 11, 1941, he was the son of the late William R. & Dorothy Momson Ely. He was raised & educated in Wilmington & graduated from Wilmington High School. Bill served in the U.S. Army & was employed by Durkee Foods until his retirement. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 sister: Nancy Rae Reysen. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Wilmington. He is survived by 1 brother: Richard Ely of Dublin, several nieces, nephews & cousins. Funeral services will be held Monday August 15, 2005 at 12:00 Noon at the Reeves Funeral Home in Wilmington. Interment will follow in the Oakwood Cemetery in Wilmington. Visiting will be at the Reeves Funeral Home one hour prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted, but for those who wish, they may make memorial contributions to the First Presbyterian Church of Wilmington 301 North Kankakee Street, Wilmington, IL 60481. Local arrangements by Thomas M. Seagle & Sons, Pulaski.

August 9, 2005

ENGLISH

Roberta

 

CECIL

WAYNESBORO, VA. – Roberta Cecil English, age 85, of Waynesboro, Va. formerly of Mount Lebanon, Pa. passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2005. Wife of the late: Charles Clement English, Jr.: Loving Mother of: Robert Cecil, Charles Clement III, and Ann Cresson English and Carolyn English Seymour; Sister of: Robert S. Cecil and the late: Mary Wise, Martha Sutherland, Dorothy Boyer and Catherine Bundy; Daughter of the late: Robert S. and Mary E. Cecil; Grandmother of: Melisa, Christie, Charlie, Brian, Brooke and Will: Also survived by Nieces and Nephews. Family plans no visitation service and interment to be held in Waynesboro, Va. at a later date. Arrangements by Laughlin Memorial Chapel, Inc.

April 12, 2005

ENGLISH

Steven

Douglas

 

March 18, 1978
Stephen Douglas English Jr., age 79 died Friday evening in Pulaski Hospital Born in Martinsville Va son of the late Stephen Douglas English and Lucy Brown English. He was the manager of Pulaski Mirror Company for 5 Years. He attended Lynchburg College and was a member and Past Deacon of the First Presbyterian Church and a rnember Of Pulaski Elks Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Anne Allison English; two daughters, Mrs. J. A. Kiley, Kalispell Montana; Mrs. W. T. Ramsey, IV, Baltimore, Md.; One son, S. D English, III Roanoke; three brothers, P. Vernon English, John Brown English, both Of Martinsville Fred English, Virginia Beach, One sister, Mrs. M. R. Schottland, Martinsville. 11 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m. from the First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. David Sutton Officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. In lieu Of flowers memorials may be made to the Presbyterian Children's Home, Wytheville, Va. Visiting Will be any time Sunday at the Thomas M. Seagle & Sons Funeral Home and the family will recieve friends from 7:00 until 9:oo P.M. Active Pallbearers will include Taylor Boyd, B.C. Wampler, Marvin P. Long, S A. Dewey. Dick Glenn, William D.Macgill, Jr.

 

EPLING

Mary

Lee

NANCE

BLACKSBURG - Mary Lee Nance Epling, 86, of Blacksburg, formerly of Wayside Mountain in Giles County, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 3rd at the home of her daughter. She was born in Narrows on June 1, 1920 and was the daughter of the late Earl William and Laura Elizabeth Elkins Nance. In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence T. Epling; four brothers, Jesse Nance, Dick Nance, Junior Nance and Paul Nance; and two sisters, Ellen Lafon and Inez Carter. She was a retired employee of Celanese Acetate in Narrows with 42 years service. She will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends. She is survived by one son, Donald W. Epling and wife Violet; a daughter, Janie Harrison and special friend Joey Linkous, all of Blacksburg; seven grandchildren, Michael Neice of Pearisburg, Joey Neice of Blacksburg, Nathan Epling of Mount Hope, West Virginia, Jamie Epling of Pearisburg, Ashleigh Epling of Pearisburg, Matthew Epling of Narrows, and Stephanie Epling of Pearisburg; five great-grandchildren, Haley Neice, Brittany Epling, Cheyenne Epling, Ethan Epling, and Jimmy Stover; a brother, Harry Nance of Ballard, West Virginia; two sisters, Annie Perdue of Pearisburg, and Juanita Deweese and husband Marvin of Pulaski; 33 nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 6 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows with Rev. Merrell Hedrick officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Rich Creek. The family received friends at Riffe's Funeral Service Saturday from 6-8 p.m. The family requests that those sending memorial contributions please consider St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Online condolence messages can be sent to the family at www.riffes.com.

August 3, 2006

EPLING

Roy

L.

 

Wednesday November 28, 1962
Funeral services for Roy L. Epling, 65, Salem, who died suddenly is being held today at 2 pm from Oakey’s Funeral Home Salem. Burial will follow there.
He is a nephew of Mrs. T.M. Combiths, Pulaski. Mrs. and Mrs. Epling resided here at one time. The deceased retired last year from Tennessee Eastman Co., Kingsport and moved to Salem, his wife’s former home.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Brightbill Epling, Salem and one sister, Mrs. Edward Martin, Manila, Philippine Islands.

 

EPPERLEY

Kenneth

Ray

 

PULASKI - Kenneth Ray Epperley, 49, of 624 Carriage Hill Drive, Pulaski died early Saturday morning, June 19, 2004, at his home. He was born on Dec. 9, 1954 in Montgomery Co. and was the son of the late Dewey Leonard Epperley and Virginia Epperly Epperley. Mr. Epperley was a member of the Pulaski Fire Department since 1981.
urviving are: his wife, Roberta Stoots Epperley, Pulaski; son, Cpl. Michael P. Epperley, United States Marine Corp and Fiancé Jessica Camper; daughter and son-in-law, Candia and David Cook, Pulaski; daughter, Brandy Meredith, Pulaski; granddaughter, Kaitlynn Cook; grandsons, Joshua Cook, Justin, Jordan, Jeremy Ferguson; sister and brother-in-law, Norma Jean and James Smith, Dublin; brothers, Wayne Epperley and Margaret Wright, Hiwassee, Roger Epperley, Pulaski; brother and sister-in-law, Cecil and Sheril Epperley, Pulaski; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. from Stevens Funeral Chapel with Rev. Clayton Sweet and Rev. Perry Slaughter officiating. Burial will follow in Sunrise Burial Park, Fairlawn, Va. Visiting will be Monday evening at Stevens Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6 - 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family wishes that memorials be made to the Adventa Hospice, 1645 Apperson Drive, Salem, Va. 24153.
Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Inc., Pulaski, Va.

Saturday June 19, 2004

EPPERLY

Cynthia

B.

 

Friday February 27, 1942
Funeral services for Mrs. N.L. Epperly, 62, who died Saturday afternoon, were held at 2:30 at the Richardson Funeral Home in Christiansburg. She is survived by six daughter and one son and had several relatives in Pulaski.
Mrs. Noah Epperly, sister of C.H. Gilmer, died Saturday at her home in Christiansburg after a long illness. Besides her husband, she is survived by two sisters, Mrs. H.E. Wirt of Christiansburg and Mrs. L.M. Richardson of Roanoke; six daughters and a son. Burial was in Floyd County where Mrs. Epperly lived for a number of years before moving to Christiansburg.
***In 1930 census in Floyd County Virginia, Noah L. Epperly and wife Cynthia B. Epperly.

 

EPPERLY

Dorothy

 

CHILDRESS

FAIRLAWN – Dorothy Childress Epperly, a long-time resident of Fairlawn, Va., peacefully departed this earthly life from the comfort of her home on the morning of Jan. 11, 2006 into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Surrounded by her loving family including the gentle canine companion of her home “Toby”. For many years, she battled daily numerous life threatening illnesses with great grace and dignity. Dorothy was born in Smyth County, Va. on May 1, 1924 and she was preceded in death by her husband Walter Thomas Epperly, Sr., her parents James and Belva Childress, a brother Joe T. Childress and one sister Betty J. Childress. Left to cherish her memory are two daughters Brenda E. Branscome, Christiansburg, Donna K. Epperly, Fairlawn, a son and daughter-in-law, Walter T. “Tommy” and Karen Epperly, Jr. of Christiansburg, a granddaughter and husband Kelly E. and Mike Barbour, Shawsville, two grandsons, Greg Branscome, Christiansburg, Patrick Epperly and fiancée, Cara Painter, Christiansburg, a brother James B. Childress, Christiansburg and two sisters Sue E. Childress, Radford and Gaynell Coffey, Lakewood, Ohio, a sister-in-law and husband Joyce and Carl Mowry. Many nieces and nephews, also survive. The family wishes to extend sincere gratitude to her ever faithful and compassionate caregivers, Carol Roberts, Dublin and Karen Alderman of Pilot. In addition, a special thanks to the physicians and staff, of Dr. Allen Tauro, Dr. Uzair Wyne, Dr. Bhairvi Trevedi and Dr. William Baker. Also to the staff of Carilion Hospice Services with special recognition to Brenda Morris RN. Throughout her illness, she and her family were blessed with spiritual support and guidance from Pastor Danny Collins and Pat Collins at Fairlawn Baptist Church. Family will forever hold dear her example of strength and courage in the face of adversity. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Highland Memory Gardens with Pastor Danny Collins officiating. The funeral procession will leave DeVilbiss Funeral Home at 10:40 a.m. to go to the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church, 272 Waterworks, Radford, Va. 24141 or to the Fairlawn Baptist Church, 6758 Oxford Avenue, Radford, Va. 24141. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13 at the DeVilbiss Funeral Home, Radford.

Jan. 11, 2006

EPPERLY

Rosa

 

DELL

Thursday April 30, 1942
Mrs. Rosa Dell Epperly, 26, died today at Catawba after a long illness. Her husband, Eldridge, preceded her four years ago. She is survived by four brothers and five sisters. Funeral services will be conducted from Newbern church tomorrow at 2:30 pm with the Rev. Elton F. Jones officiating. Burial will be in Newbern Cemetery.

 

EPPERLY

Sudie

 

 

CHRISTIANSBURG - Sudie Carden Epperly, age 101, of Christiansburg, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, October 14th, 2004. She was a member of the Mt. Tabor Methodist Church since 1923. Survivors include her daughters, Bettye E. Hines of Snowville; Peggy Smart of Spencer; seven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, Brad, four great great grandchildren, three step grandchildren, six step great great grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday evening at Horne Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 16 at the Horne Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Donna Sharp and Rev. Sebert Rorrer officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg. Online condolences may be sent by visiting hornefuneralservice.com. The Epperly Family is being served by Horne Funeral Service, Christiansburg.

October 14, 2004

EPSTEIN

Ethel

 

 

ATLANTA, GA. – Mrs. Ethel Epstein formerly of Pulaski, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2006 in Atlanta, Ga. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Elaine and Steve Zager of Atlanta, Ga., one brother and sister-in-law Issy and Sally Lepchitz of Pulaski, sister-in-law Mrs. Louise Lepchitz of Atlanta, Ga., four grandchildren Alan Zager, Andy Zager, Jeff Zager of Atlanta, Ga., and Debbie Zager of Greensboro, N.C. and seven great grandchildren. Mrs. Epstein formerly operated Gay Shop in Pulaski for many years. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, June 21 at Beth Israel Cemetery in Roanoke, Va.

June 17, 2006

ESKRIDGE

Ellen

 

 

Tuesday February 18, 1919
A message was received yesterday announcing the death of Mrs. Ellen Eskridge at the home of her son, A.P. Eskridge at Burkeville, Va., where she had been spending the winters. He sons Allen T. Eskridge Jr. was called to her bedside on Saturday by a message announcing her extreme illness. Her death occurred early Monday morning. The body was brought to her old home at Shawsville, the funeral taking place this afternoon at 2 o’clock, interment having been made in the family burying ground at the old home place “Fotoezingay”.
The deceased was well known and beloved by a host of friends in Pulaski, having spent much of her time with her son Allen T. Eskridge Jr. since he has been located here and the announcement of her death came with a distant shock to all. She had gone to the home of her son in Burkeville early December after a visit to her son’s family here. She had been sick just about ten days.
The deceased was born and reared in Salem, having been the daughter of Col. Henry Edmundson, prominent in State affairs in his day. The family late moved to Montgomery county. She married Allen T. Eskridge Sr. who died some years ago. Four sons were born of the union, two of them having preceding the mother to the grave, leaving the two mentioned above. There is also one brother, Dr. Henry Edmundson of Christiansburg. She was 76 years of age in October.
Mrs. Eskridge was for many years a member of the Presbyterian church, having lived a beautiful Christian life, the influence of which will remain as an example for whose privilege it was to know her most intimately. Her many friends here will miss her coming, as her visits were always looked forward to with the most pleased anticipation.

 

ESSRICH

Mary

Ellen

UMBERGER

PULASKI — Dr. Mary Ellen Umberger, D.C. (Mrs. Mary Ellen Essrich) age 88, of 304 Lake Street, Pulaski, passed away Friday, November 5, 2004 at Pulaski Community Hospital. Born July 23, 1916 in Pulaski, she was the daughter of the late Eugene Harvey Umberger and Cora Elizabeth Stimmel Umberger. Her husband, Karl F. Essrich, also preceded her in death. Dr. Umberger was in Pulaski County Schools, and graduated from National Chiropractic College in Chicago, Ill. She was a pioneer in the chiropractic profession, having practiced in Pulaski for 63 years. She was a lifetime member of the Virginia Chiropractic Association where she held many offices and also a lifetime member of the American Chiropractic Association where she served as Virginia Delegate for a number of years. She was a member of the women Chiropractic Assoc. where she served as president and vice president. She was awarded a lifetime membership in the International Fellow of the American Chiropractic Assoc. — one of the highest awards given to an individual. She was a lifetime active member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Pulaski where she was a member of the women's Circles where she served in many offices, adult education Sunday school class, and choir member for 60 years. She was a member of the Fine Arts Center, Pulaski Music Club, and president and past president of the Pulaski Music Club. She was a charter member of the Church Women United in Pulaski. Dr. Umberger loved all kinds of music but especially country and bluegrass music and was an avid attendee of the Chautuaqua Festival held yearly in Wytheville, Virginia and was a supporter of the "Concerts in the Park" and the "Lunch on the Lawn" in downtown Pulaski. She loved many people and made many, many dear friendships over the years that lasted until her death. Survivors include her daughter, Jeanne Essrich Harris of Pulaski; granddaughters Kelli J. Wright and Caroline E. Sweet, both of Pulaski; beloved and cherished great grandsons Erik Kreg Wright and Andrew (Drew) Mitchell Wright, both of Pulaski; a step son, William "Bill" Karl Essrich of Raleigh, N.C.; an adopted daughter, Rachel Ross; a special cousin, Michael G. Mantz of Radford. And also extended family members and many close friends too numerous to name but who were very dear to her and her family. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski with Rev. Terri Sternberg and Rev. Stephen Ridenhour officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Pulaski. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski and the family will also be meeting at the Trinity Lutheran Church Parlor Sunday from 1:15 p.m. to 8 p.m. Flowers will be appreciated or memorials may be given in her memory to the "Abiding Memorial Fund," c/o Trinity Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 378, Pulaski, Virginia 24301. Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.

Friday November 5, 2004

EVERSOLE

Charles

Gleeves

 

Wednesday October 14, 1964
Charles Gleeves Eversole, 53, of Burgis Ave. died Tuesday night in Pulaski Hospital following a brief illness.
Born in Pulaski County, November 17, 1910, the son of the late Walter William Eversole, he was a veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his wife Mrs. Kathryn Swain Eversole; two sons, Charles G. Eversole Jr. and Terry Lee Eversole both of Pulaski; two daughters, Mrs. Neil Wilke, Fort Myers, Fla.; and Miss Barbara Kay Eversole of Pulaski; his mother, Mrs. Laura Sutphin Eversole, Pulaski; four brothers, Eugene Eversole, Chester, Pa.; Thomas Eversole, Richard Eversole and Walter Eversole Jr. all of Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. J.B. Bocock, Fort Myers, Fla.; and Mrs. Madgalline Dewar, Trenton N.J.
The body is at Thomas M. Seagle and Sons Funeral Home pending arrangements.

Tuesday October 13, 1964

EVERSOLE

Elmer

Clarence

 

Monday December 31, 1962
Elmer Clarence Eversole, 57, died Sunday night at his home, 234 Henry Ave.
Born in Wytheville, June 26, 1905, the son of the late William and Emma Rogers Eversole, he was a foreman for the State Highway for 27 years.
Survivors include his wife Mrs. Lela Davis Eversole; three daughters, Mrs. Emily Elliot and Mrs. Charles Clark both of Pulaski, and Mrs. Yvonne Phillipi, Wytheville; one son Captain Charles W. Eversole, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; one sister Mrs. Arthur Wickle and one brother Douglas Eversole both of Pulaski, and three grandchildren.
Funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 am from Strickler’s Chapel conducted by the Rev. Edward F. Lovitt. Burial will follow in Thornspring Cemetery.

Sunday December 30, 1962

EVERSOLE

Jack

 

 

March 20, 1934
Word was received yesterday of the death of J.K. Eversole, W.Va., the son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. R.F. Swaim of Pulaski. The remains are expected to arrive sometime this afternoon. They will be taken to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Swaim, 244 First street, South East. He was formerly a resident of Wytheville and is survived by the following.
His widow, Mrs. J.K. Eversole, one daughter, Lucille Eversole of Minden, W.Va.. Two sons, Jack and W.R. Eversole of this city. Three brothers, Walter Eversole of Pulaski; Dewey Eversole of Minden, W.Va.; Albert Eversole of Austinville. Five sisters, Mrs. Lula Arnold of Max Meadows; Mrs. Elbert Ingo of Salem; Mrs. Jason Amburn and Mrs. Harry Sperants both of Wytheville, Mrs. Agnes Walwine of West Virginia.
Funeral arrangement have not been made.

 

ERVIN

Leota

Virginia

BURKE

DUBLIN – Leota Virginia Ervin, 57 of the Little Creek Community, Dublin was found dead on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2005 at her home. She was born Jan. 13, 1948 at Smithers, W. Va. the daughter of the late William and Allie Blankenship Burke. Surviving are: two sons, William Darrell Ervin, Jr. and wife, Lisa of Snowville; Charles Dale Ervin, Dublin; two brothers, Bobby Burke, Montgomery, W. Va., Billy Burke, Indiana; one sister, Nadine Harris, Newton Falls, Ohio; four grandchildren, Leslie, Krystina and Alexandria Ervin, Dylan Smith. There will be no visitation or funeral service as was her request. She will be cremated. A.Vest and Sons Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Aug. 24, 2005

EVANS

Juanita

 

HARTSOCK

DUBLIN – Juanita Hartsock Evans, age 85 of 301 Trinkle Avenue, Dublin passed away Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004 at her home. Born Mar. 3, 1919 in Wise County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Lee and Minnie Anderson Hartsock. Her husband, Roy Samuel Evans, Sr., two sons, Jerry Lee Evans, David Eugene Evans and one brother, Bascom Hartsock, also preceded her in death. She was a member of the Dublin Baptist Church. Surviving are: her son and daughter-in-law, Sam and Jean Evans, Abingdon, Va.; daughters and sons-in-law, Dinah and Roger Taylor, Lebanon, Va., Kaye and Richard Powell, Eden, N.C.; 13 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; sister, Judy Gilliam, Richmond; daughters-in-law, Jean Evans, Dublin, Pat Evans, Roanoke. Funeral services will be held Wednesday 11 a.m. at the Dublin Baptist Church with the Dr. David Hoagland officiating. Interment will follow at the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Dublin Baptist Church. Flowers are appreciated and memorial donations may also be made to Hearts and Hammers care of Dublin Baptist Church, P. O. Box 669, Dublin, Va. 24084. Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski is handling the arrangements.

Sept. 26, 2004


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