Friday, October 20, 2017

Ann Lester Morgan


Ann Lester Morgan, 69 of Riner, passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Morgan; parents, James and Zell Lester; brothers, Jimmy Lester, Curtis Lester, Benny Lester; sister, Audrey Underwood.

She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Ronny and Betty Lester; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mildred Memitt, Barbara and Kenneth Kehley, Janice and Claude Miles Jr., Iris and Dean Sowers. Joyce and Lloyd Thompson; nieces, Debbie, Cindy, Shelby, Kim, Becky, Rhonda, Ann Michelle; nephews, Bill, Ralph, Ted, Mark, James Jr, Eddie, Claude III, Tim, Michael, David, Jimmy, Ricky, Wayne, Curtis, Wade; many other great- nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, October 22, 2017 at Fellowship Baptist with Rev. James Bradley officiating with interment in the Duncan Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Maberry Funeral Home

Friday, October 13, 2017

Jerry Wayne Burnette



Jerry Wayne Burnette, of Roanoke, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. He is preceded in death by  his companion Margaret Sumner; his father Jeremiah Jethro Burnette; his mother, Velma Recie Moran; and his sister, Linda Harrington.

Jerry was born in 1947 in Radford, Virginia. He spent his childhood in Floyd, Virginia, but resided in Roanoke, Virginia most of his life. He was a painter for over 30 years. He enjoyed his work, family, friends, gardening, the lottery, Jeopardy, sudoku puzzles, and attending his family reunions. Jerry liked to dance and knew how to have a good time. He loved western, country music, and his beloved pets Molly and Nikki.
Jerry was survived by his daughters and sons in law, Lisa and Mark Mundy, and Constance and Scott Stinson; his grandchildren and step grandchildren, Kristin and Ryan Janney, Zachary Mundy, Katlin Hogge, Jacob Mundy, Steven Knisley, Samantha Stinson, Adriana Knisley and Paige Stinson; his great-grandchildren, Abigail, Brayden, Raina, and Aria; his sisters and brothers in law, Loretta and Irvine Hylton and Debra and Jamie Harmon; a large extended family and many friends.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Maberry Funeral Home, 367 South Locust St., Floyd, Virginia 24091. Visitation is at 12 pm. The Memorial Service is immediately after at 1pm. Procession to graveside will follow the service.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Robert Eugene Butterworth

Robert Eugene Butterworth, 71 of Floyd, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017.  He is preceded in death by his mother, Evelyn Hicks; son, Daryl Butterworth; brother, Michael Alls.

He is survived by special friend, Phyllis J. Butterworth; son, Raymond Butterworth and Brittany Boyles; granddaughter, Elsie Isabella Butterworth; brothers, Roger Alls, Archie Alls; sister, Faye Lahr; several nieces and nephews.

Memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Maberry Funeral Home with Pastor Roy Turpin officiating. Family will receive friends an hour prior to the service. Arrangements by Maberry Funeral Home.


Erbie Wiley Huff


Erbie Wiley Huff, 98 of Indian Valley, VA., went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Thursday, October 5, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife, Guida O. Huff; one great- granddaughter, one step-granddaughter, one step great-granddaughter, parents, brothers and sisters. 

He was a World War II Army veteran serving in the South Pacific.  He was a loving family man who loved everyone.

He is survived by his sons, Russell (Gloria), Charles  (Angela), Johnny, Rodney (Kay); daughters, Yvonne Harris (Randy), Rachel Huff, Martha Martin (Paul), Aileen Quesenberry (Garrett), Janet Cox (Woody); 18 grandchildren; 1 step-grandchild; 41 great-grandchildren;4 step-great grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; 1 step great-great grandchild; brother, Zeb Huff (Velma); sister, Ledlie Quesenberry (Foster); many nieces and nephews; caregiver, Mary Ellen Nissley.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the Indian Valley Church of God with Pastor Kenneth Poston and Rev. Jamie Cooper.  Interment will follow in the Capt. George Quesenberry Cemetery with Military Rites by Grover King VFW Post #1115. Family will receive friends from Noon to 2:00 p.m. prior to the service.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Elizabeth Gross Koontz

Elizabeth Gross Koontz, 87 of Floyd, passed away Thursday, September 28, 2017. 

She is survived by her husband, Walter Kenneth Koontz, Sr.; son Walter Kenneth Koontz, Jr.; daughter, Betty Lou Ross; sisters, Sara Rundlett; sisters-in-law, Martha Gross, Elizabeth “Libby” Gross; grandchildren, Charles Aaron Ross, Mary Elizabeth “Beth” Ross, Walter “Walt” William Koontz; eight great-grandchildren plus another one on the way.

Family will receive friends from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Maberry Funeral Home.  Graveside service will be Monday, October 2, 2017 in Alabama.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Gibson Cody Weeks



Gibson Cody Weeks, 84 of Bartow, Florida, passed away Sunday, September, 24, 2017.  He grew up in the Willis area of Floyd County and was the son of  William Cody and Ada Hylton Weeks. 
He is survived by his sisters, Eula Hurd, Willie Farris, Kate Keffer and husband Robert; numerous nieces and nephews.  
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Monday, October 2, 2017 at Maberry Funeral Home with Pastor Roy Turpin officiating. Interment to follow at Willis Cemetery with flag presentation by Floyd V.F.W. Post #7845 and American Legion Post #127.