Friday, May 30, 2014

George Wilton "Willie" Turner

George Wilton "Willie" Turner, 84 of Swedesboro, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Clinton Crump officiating. Interment will follow in the Turner Cemetery. The family will receive friends from Noon - 1 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. 

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Ethel Worrell McPeak

Ethel Worrell McPeak, 94, of Pilot, Virginia went to be with the Lord Wednesday, May 28, 2014. She was born November 11, 1919 in W.Va.  She lived most of her life in Floyd and Pilot, Va. Ethel was the daughter of the late Rev. George C. Worrell and Eura Spangler Worrell. She was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Wesley H. McPeak. She was active in church throughout her life; teaching Sunday School, choir leader and helping with other needs of the church.  Ethel was an excellent cook, loved trying new recipes and looked forward to her annual vegetable garden. Her family described her as one of the most kind, loving and generous persons they have known. She is preceded in death by 12 siblings, one daughter, Lena Faye, and survived by sisters Mildred Barnett, Willie Marie Hill of Virginia and Dorothy Keaton of Pipestem, W.Va.  She is also survived by six children and two foster children:  Evelyn Vest and husband Michael of Check, Bonnie Cardwell and husband Jerry of Riner, Archie McPeak and wife Carolyn, Everette McPeak and wife Linda of Pilot, Marie Culbertson and husband Phil of Vinton and Joyce Kershaw and husband Drew of Providence Forge, Bobby Cooper of Pilot and Willie Cooper of Christiansburg. Survived by 8 grandchildren: Larry Willis, Connie McPeak Haven,  Timmy Boone, Tracy Boone Carico, Steven McPeak, Kelly McPeak Soca, Matthew McPeak, A.J. McPeak and brother Trevor Smith.  19 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. till 9 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014 at the Huffville United Methodist Church, 1078 Huffville Road, Pilot, Va. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 30, 2014 at the Huffville Methodist Church with the Rev. Richard Kingrea and the Rev. David Sisson officiating. Interment to follow at the Huffville Cemetery.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Steven Ray Dalton

Steven Ray Dalton, 43, of Willis, passed away Tuesday May 27, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father; Samuel Lee Dalton. He is survived by his mother; Carol Montaign (Larry), grandfather; Elmer Sutphin, brother; Jerald Dalton (Trina), special aunt; Lois Hancock, aunts and uncles; Geneva Hylton (Tommy), Doris Weddle (Ronald), Teresa Harman (David), Ed Sutphin, nieces and nephews; Joey Wayne Dalton, Travis Lee Dalton, Taylor Elizabeth Dalton, Joshua David Dalton and Julie Anna Dalton. A Graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday May 29, 2014 at The Alderman Cemetery with Rev. Roy Turpin officiating. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until 1 p.m. at Maberry Funeral Home prior to leaving for the Graveside service. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to please consider the needs of the family, C/O Maberry Funeral Home Inc. P.O. Box 133, Floyd, VA 24091.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Joseph "Joe" Smith

Joseph “Joe” Smith, 84 of Floyd, passed away on Monday, May 19, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of Floyd County and worked as a truck driver for 45 years. He is preceded in death by his parents, Walker & Hope Smith.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Thelma Smith of Floyd; and daughter & son-in-law, Bonnie Smith & Darrell Bailey of Beckley, WV. 

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Roy Turpin officiating. Interment will follow in the Greasy Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at the funeral home.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Orpha Elizabeth Mullins Radford

Orpha Mullins Radford, 86 of Floyd, went to be with the Lord and meet her husband Rob Radford and sons Junior and David in their heavenly home Sunday, May 11, 2014. She was a member of the Floyd Baptist Church and a longtime resident of a Martinsville Nursing Home. Left to cherish her memory are her children; Shirley Martin & husband Maynard of Martinsville, Beulah Yearout of Floyd, Rosa Todd of Ridgeway, Alvin Radford & wife Catherine of Climax, NC, 13 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren and 3 step children.

A Graveside Service will be held at the Radford Cemetery 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2014 with Pastor Warren Bumgarner officiating. The family will receive friends at the Maberry Funeral Home from 12 to 2 p.m. prior to the service.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Ethel Marie Smith

Ethel Marie Spivey Smith (Granny), 91 of Floyd, went to be with Christ Jesus our Lord on Tuesday evening, May 6, 2014. She was a precious mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great great-grandmother. Her family sang hymns, held her and shared with her all that she has meant to us.

Granny was born on November 28, 1922 in Gates County, Eure, North Carolina. She was the fourth born out of five daughters to Oliver and Bessie Spivey.

Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter and son-in-law, Faith and Nolen Radford; grandson, Johnny Radford; and sisters, Ruth Perkins, Nell Parker, and Lonford Riddick.

She is survived  by two daughters and son-in-law, Nila Gray, Betty and Jim Tucker; grandchildren and spouse, Rosie Henninger, Kristy and Keith Bowman, Gary Spence, and granddaughter-in-law, Vangie Radford; great-grandchildren and spouses, Holly and Josh Showalter, Amber Radford, Kayla and Timmy Spencer, Marissa and Patrick Puckett, and Kaylen Bowman; one great great-grandson, Shane Spencer; sister, Ollie Tyler.

Granny was a faithful member of the Floyd Church of the Nazarene where she was loved by everyone. A memorial service to honor and remember Granny on Mother’s Day will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at Floyd Church of the Nazarene (beside School House Fabrics) with Rev. Barry Lell and Rev. Steve Robertson officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 – 3 p.m. prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Floyd Church of the Nazarene – Building Fund, 104 Penn Ave., Floyd, VA 24091.

Granny was a loving and giving person who always gave her best to her family and was loved very much. We will always remember her sweet smile. She is now in Heaven with her loved ones.

Who can find a virtuous woman? For her worth is far above rubies. Her children rise up and call her blessed. Proverbs 31: 10, 28