Sunday, December 9, 2018

Edith Lorraine Keith

Edith Lorraine Keith, 92 of Floyd, passed away Sunday, December 9, 2018.

Arrangements pending.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Kevin Warren Vest

Kevin Warren Vest, 58 of Check Va, Born May 3, 1960, passed away on November 30th, 2018 at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Warren P. Vest and Elizabeth (Blondine) Martin Vest of Pilot, along with two siblings, Willie Jean Vest and Lois Vest Baker of Salem. 

He is survived by his wife, Regina Lafon Vest of Clarksville, TN; two daughters, Evonna Vest Johnston and (husband John) of Christiansburg, VA and Megan Vest Hauck and (husband Kyle) of Clarksville, TN; three grandchildren, Jackson Johnston and Angel and Matthew Hauck, which Kevin adored; brother, James and Glenna Vest of Floyd; sisters, Linda and Gerald Smith of Pilot, Sandra and Edward Songer of Salem and Kathy and Dale Lawrence of Pilot; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will have a gathering to celebrate Kevin’s life at a location to be determined.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Artissa Clinette Little

Artissa Clinette Little, 42 of Floyd, formerly of Birmingham, Alabama, returned Home to be with her mother, Benita Gail Little “Puddin” and her father, Walter Lee Little.

She is survived by her sons, Clinton A.N. Little and De’Kharris V. Little; daughter, Samirah G. Little; brothers, Herbert Williams (Terri K. Williams), Walter A. Little (Cieara S. Little), and Patrick X.L. Little; grandchildren, Micah Little and Anastasia Little; nieces, Taziana Little, Celina Licea, Donna and Sue Williams, Macayla Little, Kari Brown, fiance’ Rumondord Mann; friends, DeShawnder Thomas, LaSandra Abercrombie, Evior Lundy (Darrold Lundy), Doris David (Calvin David), Deborah Culpepper (Godmother), Gina Maxx-Harris,Terrance Reeves (best friend), Joshica Thompson; and a full host of family and friends.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dr. Clinton Crump officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00 – 1:00 p.m. prior to the service.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Barbara Ann Crouch

Barbara Ann Crouch went to be with our Lord on December 3, 2018. She was born on October 2, 1935. She was a beloved mother, daughter, and grandmother. As she flies with the angels, may we all be fortunate enough to grab her wings.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Paul Edward Crouch and her son, Maurice “Mo” Willie Crouch.

She is survived by two daughters and their spouses, Helen Virginia Ruffin & Thomas K. Ruffin, Jr., Mary Frances Keller & Mark Keller, Sr.; one son, Robert Edward Crouch and Melvin Quesenberry; 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and her furbaby, Teddy Bear Quesenberry.

Funeral service will be held at Noon on Friday, December 7, 2018 at Pierce Funeral Home in Manassas, VA with Pastor John Ulm officiating. Interment to follow in the Buckhall Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 – 9 p.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Pierce Funeral Home.

Eleanor Louise Janney

Our sister, Eleanor Louise Janney, passed away on Monday, December 3, 2018. She was a lifelong resident of the Check community of Floyd County.

Louise is preceded in death by her father and mother, Charles Raye Janney and Helen Elizabeth Janney.

She is survived by two sisters, Esther Raye Janney and Barbara Ann Goodwin; niece, Julie Wilburn; nephew, Chip Goodwin; great-niece, Bailey Wilburn; great-nephew, Morgan Wilburn. She is also survived by a huge loving clan of relatives from the McNiel and Janney families.

The family would like to extend their thanks to her loving caregivers including, Pam, Bonnie, Tina, and Angie. They would also like to thank her special friend and therapist for 25 years, Susan.

Following a private graveside service, the family will receive friends at a memorial visitation at her home, located at 6843 Floyd Hwy N, Copper Hill from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2018.

Always a smile and those bright blue eyes, Louise was a light in all the lives she touched. She was a proud Check High School graduate 3rd in her class, cheerleader and basketball player. A lifelong fan of country music, Louise always was ready to tap her toe and snap her fingers. We were so fortunate to have her in our family and community for 79 years. We are at peace knowing she is now reunited with her mother and father.

Memorial contributions can be made to Floyd County EMS, 120 West Oxford St, Floyd, VA 24091.

Kermit Lloyd Grim

Kermit Lloyd Grim, 94, of Floyd, passed away on Monday, December 3, 2018. He is preceded in death by his parents, Zoll Lewis & Sallie Altizer Grim; and son-in-law, Bruce Mannon.

He is survived by his wife, Frances D. Grim; sons & daughters-in-law, Andy L. & Gay Grim, Mark L. & Myra Grim; daughter & son-in-law, Anita & Charlie Smith; grandchildren, Amy Grim, Beth Grim, Aaron (Kim) Grim, Sarah (Aaron) Scyphers, Matthew (Vashti) Grim, Daniel (Morgan) Grim, Eli (Amber) Mannon, Adria (Bill) Dillon, Ethan (Bethany) Mannon; great-grandchildren, Dakota Cain, Jocelyn DeHart, Jake and Daylie Umbarger, Brandy, Peyton, and Kaine Grim, Nicole, Isaac, and Hannah Scyphers, Evelyn, Lewis, Ruth, Virginia, Gloria, Rochelle, Rylah, and Charis Grim, Lydia Mannon, and Eva Dillon; several nieces and nephews; brother-in-law, Bill (Shirley) Dulaney.
Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Topeco Church of the Brethren with Pastor Ted Turner and Pastor Mike Varner officiating. Interment to follow in the Topeco Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Topeco Church of the Brethren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 742, Floyd, VA 24091.