Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Velva "Winky" Eldree Eaton



Velva "Winky" Eldree Eaton, 77 of Floyd, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.  She was preceded in death by her parents Ernest Roosevelt and Bertha Hazel Harris McPeak; her brother Elvin McPeak.
"Winky" was a strong woman, wonderful mother and was always sacrificing for her children. She loved her grandchildren with all her heart and she held a special place in their lives.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Charles “Dwayne” McPeak, James Alan Eaton; daughter and son-in-law, Sara Eaton-McDaniel and Shane; grandchildren, Shane Ferrell, Dustin Alan McPeak, Ashley Nicole Lampey, Eli Cole West; sister-in-law, Annie McPeak; nieces, Delsie West Brook, Shelby Rich; Many precious cousins.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 15, 2017 at Maberry Funeral Home with Pastor Vernon Dalton officiating with interment in the Harris Cemetery.  Family will receive friends from Noon to 2:00 p.m. prior to the service.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Larry Julian Wade



Larry Julian Wade, 70, of Woolwine passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Wade; sons & daughter-in-law, Lewis Turpin, Dennis Wade, Kenneth Wade (Jessica); daughters & son-in-law, Cathy Belcher (Michael), Vicky Turpin; nine grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild; brothers & sisters-in-law, Ray Wade (Ann), Jim Wade (Elaine); sister, Mary Lou McAlexander.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 8, 2017 at Maberry Funeral Home with Pastor Roy Turpin and Rev. Michael Bowman officiating.  Interment will follow in the Williams Cemetery. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Marlene Dean Phillips White

Marlene Dean Phillips White, 81 of Bluefield, WVA, went to be with the Lord December 1, 2017.

She is survived by her husband, Sidney O. White; daughter, Deanna Lesa White (Phillip A. White); brothers, Henry L. Dean III, William T. Dean, Stephen M. Dean (Tracey Dean); sister, Teresa D. Schwarz; grandsons, Justin E. Freishtat, Jesse M. Freishtat, Jason N. Freishtat; granddaughter, Amanda E. Anduiza (Anthony Anduiza).

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Indian Creek Primitive Baptist Church (4197 Indian Valley Road NW, Willis, VA) with Pastor Lacy Brooks officiating with interment to follow in the Phillips-Kessler Cemetery. Family will receive friends an hour prior to the service.


Sunday, December 3, 2017

Clyde William Blackwell





Clyde William Blackwell 88, passed away December 2, 2017, at his childhood home on the farm he loved in the Stonewall section of Floyd County, VA surrounded by family and friends.
Surviving are his wife, Judith Gordon Blackwell; daughter, Teresa B. Myers (Tim), of Roanoke; daughter Becky Blackwell, Roanoke; grandson, Adam William Myers, South Bend, Indiana; granddaughter, Mallory M. Saunders
(Cary), Richmond. Also surviving are three sisters, Livie B. Thompson (Merlin), Floyd, Annabelle B. Austin (Jack), Roanoke, and Dorothy B. Davis (Curt), Roanoke, many nieces and nephews and a brother-in-law, Rick Gordon and his wife Linda B. Gordon of Christiansburg. Clyde was the son of Moses A. and Attaway Hale Blackwell.
Clyde served his country in the Korean Conflict, and was a truck driver for Rowe Furniture for more than 25 years. He also worked for H.T. Bowling, Inc. in Radford for several years. He farmed, kept beef cattle and grew a most beautiful garden every year while enjoying the Floyd County outdoors. He was a Trustee of the Stonewall United Methodist Church and participated in the work of the church any way he could, and was present every Sunday until his last illness. With sincere gratitude to Good Sam
Hospice, NRV as well as a most wonderful caregiver, Rio McPeak.
Visitation will be Tuesday, December, 5, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Maberry Funeral Home followed by the funeral at 12 Noon and Interment at Restvale Cemetery. Flowers will be appreciated or contributions may be given to Stonewall Church Building Fund, %Marie V. Thomas, Treasurer, 536 Poor Farm Road, SE
Floyd, VA 24091.


Friday, December 1, 2017

Mildred Burnette Goad


Mildred Fern Burnette Goad, age 79, passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017 surrounded by loved ones. She was born to Charlie and Hava Burnette of Conners Grove, VA. Over the years she worked at Pannill Garments, cooked for the Floyd jail, worked as a voter registrar, and was a substitute teacher for Floyd County Public Schools. She is fondly remembered as a loving wife and mother. Mildred was preceded in death by her parents as well as her brothers, Ronald and Donald Burnette. She is survived by her husband, James B. Goad; her children, Judy (Donald) Cain and Dale (Sharon) Goad; her grandchildren, Emily and Rebecca Cain, Elizabeth Goad; her siblings Wayman (Hilda) Burnette, Lorraine (Earl) Reece, and Larry (Dian) Burnette and her sister-in-law Linda Burnette. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at the Maberry Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Murray Agee and Rev. Michael Bowman officiating. The interment will follow at Topeco cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Maberry Funeral Home.