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Public record for 11/27/13 edition

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Editor’s Note: This information is taken from open court records and is a matter of public record. The listings are complete. The newspaper, as a matter of fairness, will not honor requests to omit any listing.  
For information on this column or questions, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

Land Transfers

These land transfers were recorded in July in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence:
Darren W. Barrett and Myra J. Barrett to Aaron M. Adams. .922 acre in the Oldtown District. $3,700.
Darren W. Barrett and Myra J. Barrett to Aaron M. Adams. .527 acre in the Oldtown District. $80,000.
Lonzie Alderman and Josephine Alderman to New River Haven LLC. 5.003 acres in the Oldtown District. Gift.
New River Haven LLC to Lonzie Alderman and Josephine Alderman. 5.004 acres in the Oldtown District. Gift.
Jack Linwood Lawrence and others to Paul Rush Mitchell and Vickie B. Mitchell. .39 acre in the Elk Creek District. $35,000.
Albert L. Hash and Doris R. Hash to Gerald K. Andrews and Patricia M. Andrews. Three parcels in the Oldtown District. $210,000.
Arthur E. Phelps III and Linda M. Phelps, trustees of the Arthur E. Phelps III and Linda M. Phelps living trust to Spring Valley Land LLC. A tract in the Providence District. $40,000.
Donald R. Ayers to Donald R. Ayers and Angelita T. Ayers. A lot in the City of Galax. Gift.
William S. Bartlett Jr. and Douglas W. Bartlett to Douglas W. Bartlett and Debra T. Bartlett. .71 acres in the City of Galax. Gift.
BAH LLC to Martin K. Warr and Molly Ann Warr. 11.984 acres in the Providence District. $75,000.
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., to William S. Bartlett Jr. and Douglas W. Bartlett. .71 acre in the City of Galax. $70,000.
James W. Beamer, by Angela Rene Beamer-Ratliff, attorney-in-fact, to Angela Beamer-Ratliff. .360 acre in the Oldtown District. $2,000.
Kenneth R. Belton and W. Ray Belton to James E. Howland and Donna L. Howland. 6.265 acres in the Oldtown District. $27,000.
Charles Anthony Caudill and Rebecca Ann Caudill Bowes to Johnny L. Church. A lot in the Oldtown District. $88,000.
Peter R. M. Burnett and Mavolyne S. Burnett to C. Conrad Mershon and Janet M. Mershon. .114 acre in the Oldtown District. $73,000.
Suzanne Duval-Evans to Peter Burnett. .103 acre in the Oldtown District. $100,000.
Timothy L. Carico and Candi L. Carico to Timothy L. Carico. 29.21 acres in the Elk Creek District. Gift.
Vertie T. Litteral and others to Jerry W. Hawks and Susan T. Hawks and others. Two lots in the Providence District. $8,500.
Vertie T. Litteral and others to Benny C. Litteral and Vertie T. Litteral. Two tracts in the Providence District. $120,500.
Vertie T. Litteral and others to Michael Somero. 4.431 acres in the Providence District. $24,000.
Vertie T. Litteral and others to Dale R. King and Christie H. King. 22.333 acres in the Providence District. $72,000.
Carolina Farm Credit ACA to Adam Kennedy and Jessica Kennedy. 4.10 acres in the Wilson District. $3,410.
Wyatt Alan Clark and Dianne Marie Clark to Frank J. Guidera and Linda S. Guidera. .66 acre in the Elk Creek District. $160,000.
Maurice Vaughan Furniture Company Inc. to Thomas Bradley Cole and Martha Alderman Cole. A lot in the City of Galax. $100,000.
Beverly Cornett to Andrew Scott Cornett. 1.602 acres in the Elk Creek District. Gift.
Troy Darrell Davis and Jacqueline Davis to Galax Realty LLC. 64.76 acres in Grayson County. $523,000.
Deer Creek Motor Coach Resort LLC to Edward Dalton and Sara Dalton. .092 acre in the Oldtown District. $71,500.
Jane Ellen Strickland to Kristen Noel Fulford and Mary Janine Schroeder. 1.37 acres in the Elk Creek District. Gift.
Aaron Strickland Sr. and Jane Ellen Strickland to Jane Ellen Strickland and others. 1.51 acres in the Elk Creek District. Gift.
David Lee Snow and others to Travis L. Frazier and Stacey H. Frost. Two tracts in the Providence District. $75,000.
David P. Goad and Barbara F. Goad to Galen David Goad and Samantha Steppe Goad. .181 acre in the City of Galax. Gift.
Curtis Gibson to David Gibson. .5 acre in the Oldtown District. Gift.
Jesse T. Greenway and Mildred Howell Greenway to Don Howell and Angie C. Howell. One acre in the Wilson District. $7,500.
Courtenay Lane Houston to Javier Hernandez-Torres and Elizabeth Hernandez-Lopez. A tract in the City of Galax. $76,000.
Rebecca Jane Ward, executrix of the estate of Iva W. Ward, to Bonnie B. Legrand. A lot in the City of Galax. $163,000.
William H. Kyle to William H. Kyle and Shelley P. Kyle. .25 acre in the Oldtown District. Gift.
Howard King Jr. to Joshua Lane Vaughan. A tract in the Providence District. Gift.
Howard King Jr. to Forrest Daryle King and Chelsea Music. A tract in the Providence District. Gift.
Conley Kyle to William H. Kyle. .25 acre in the Oldtown District. Gift.
Marvin O. Laxton to Paul W. Trachy. Two tracts in the Wilson District. $57,000.
Lyndell Thompson Builders LLC to Kevin Thompson and others. Two tracts in the Wilson District. Gift.
Scott’s Tree Farm Inc., to John Mitchell and Patsy Bass Mitchell. 5.59 acres in the Wilson District. $40,000.
Bytha Lynn Moxley to Bytha Lynn Moxley. Three parcels in the Elk Creek District. Gift.
James R. Montgomery and Donna M. Montgomery to Thomas C. Stockner and Cherie L. Stockner. Two lots in the Oldtown District. $45,000.
Donnie S. Schuyler to Kimberly L. Osborne and others. Six tracts in the Elk Creek District. Gift.
William R. Sebastian and Betty T. Sebastian to William R. Sebastian and Betty T. Sebastian. 139.373 acres in the Wilson District. Gift.
David Lee Snow and others to David Lee Snow and Maria A. Snow. 17 acres in the Oldtown District. $50,000.
Danny Gray Smith and Andrea Farmer Smith to Smith Family Rental LLC. Four tracts in the Oldtown District. Gift.
Carl B. Whittington to Grady Trivette and Kay Trivette. .3243 acre in the Elk Creek District. $59,000.

Marriages

These marriage licenses were recorded in July in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence:
William Douglas Fleming, 47, and Cynthia Diane Rudy, 49, both of Galax.
Joe Louis Brown Jr., 49, and Patricia Lee Byrd, 48, both of Independence.
Atchley Duane Alexander, 60, and Deborah Ann Lowe, 43, both of Galax.
David Lee-Young McLean, 20, and Tina Marie Hernandez, 20, both of Galax.
Corey Andrew Patton, 23, of Fries, and Elizabeth Nichole Dauch, 23, of Galax.
Aaron Michael Adams, 28, and Kathryn Joanne Fulwiler, 24, both of Galax.
Roberto H. Rostro, 21, of High Point, N.C., and Silva Angelica Hernandez, 21, of Hillsville.
Travis Trenton Courtney, 21, of Crockett, and Rena Elizabeth Yelton, 21, of Galax.
Carlos Roman Avila Bautista, 24, and Ivonne Nayely Rosales Ojeda, 31, both of Galax.
Wesley Dewayne Kirby, 21, and Alishia Celestian Hanks, 18, both of Galax.
Jared William Sells, 22, of Pinnacle, N.C., and Brandi Lanea Merilic, 20, of Independence.
Justin Paul Puckett, 22, and Heather Marie May, 22, both of Galax.
Kevin Tanner Jackson, 34, and Sarah Beth Morris, 28, both of Galax.
Richard Michael Utt Jr., 19, and Loraine Alice Wright, 19, both of Galax.
Robert Lee Williams III, 31, and Dawn Kathleen Kinman, 31, both of Galax.

Divorces

These divorces were recorded in July in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence:
Glennda Michelle Brown vs. David Franklin Brown.
Candi L. Carico vs. Timothy L. Carico.
Gary Charles Hash vs. Sheila Brown Hash.
Dana Lynn Kilby vs. James Clabourne Kilby.
Betty Lee Sturdivent McDaniel vs. Charlie Herbert McDaniel.
Heather Hoosier Spencer vs. Brian Richard Spencer.
Cynthia Joy Proffitt Taylor vs. David Granville Taylor.

Circuit Court

These sentences were recorded in July in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence. Sentences may be appealed:
Jordan Leigh Shaulis, 24, guilty of failure to appear for a felony offense; pay $50 fine, suspended; pay costs.
Kevin James Goin, guilty of distribution of schedule II drug, second offense; sentenced to 40 years in jail, 36 years and 3 months are suspended; referred to therapeutic community; be on good behavior for 10 years; submit to substance abuse screening; supervised probation for 10 years; pay $1,917.75 costs; pay restitution of $84 to the Virginia State Police for reimbursement to the drug investigation fund; operator’s license suspended six months; submit DNA sample; destruction of contraband held in investigation; prohibited from possessing a firearm; given credit for time served.
Gaines Richard Davis, guilty of grand larceny and possession of stolen property; sentenced to seven years in jail, five are suspended; be on good behavior seven years; submit to substance abuse screening; waive Fourth Amendment right; supervised probation for three years; pay costs and restitution to be determined; have no contact with Severt’s Tree Farms; submit DNA sample; prohibited from possessing a firearm; given credit for time served.
Douglas Wayne Johnson, guilty of Welfare fraud; sentenced to 12 months in jail, suspended; be on good behavior 12 months; submit to substance abuse screening; waive Fourth Amendment right; supervised probation for six months; pay $692 costs; pay restitution of $2,309; given credit for time served.

Land Transfers

These land transfers were recorded in May in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence:
Gene B. Vaughan to James Alan Vaughan. Two tracts in the Oldtown District and Pipers Gap District of Carroll County. $125,970.
Linda W. Weatherman and Larry Dale Whitaker to Larry Dale Whitaker. Two acres in the Oldtown District. Gift.
Linda W. Weatherman and Larry Dale Weatherman to Jeffrey Allen Whitaker. 27.73 acres in the Oldtown District. Gift.
Jeffrey Allen Whitaker to Larry D. Whitaker. 1.966 acres in the Oldtown District. Gift.

Marriages

These marriage licenses were recorded in May in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence:
Russell Bryant Dickerson, 76, Roanoke, and Mary Ann Thomas, 71, Galax.
Joshua Cody Brown, 20, Elk Creek, and Dianna Micala Parsons, 18, Mouth of Wilson.
Ralph Layne Bartlett, 57, Fancy Gap, and Bonnie Lou Stamper, 48, Galax.
Jordan Blake Adams, 16, and Alexandria Marie Burris-Bautz, 19, both of Galax.
George Donald Brown, 51, and Christina Rae Dowell-Tate, 39, both of Independence.
Brent Rhudy Sutherland, 32, and Megan Victoria Bowers, 26, both of Pittsburgh, Pa.
Justin Gregory Rutherford, 28, Fries, and Andrea Layne Conklin, 23, Mouth of Wilson.
Darrin Frank Brannock, 40, Galax, and Angela Elaine Phillips, 37, Woodlawn.
Rodney Allen Johnson, 53, and Rita James Bryan, 53, both of Troutdale.
Jeremy Van Franklin Forbes, 25, and Randi Jo Braswell, 22, both of Jonas Ridge, N.C.
Wiley Ray Yonce Sr., 46, and Lillie Bea Davis, 40, both of Galax.
Travis Shaun Kinzer, 37, and Sandra Dee Anders, 51, both of Galax.
Michael Tyler Hill, 22, and Leshanna Corinne Patton, 27, both of Galax.
Robert Alan Goad, 47, and Amber Winters Hardy, 41, both of Fries.
Wesley Lee Young, 42, and Melissa Marie Jacobs, 39, both of Independence.
Mark Allen Miller, 28, Fries, and Katheryn Regina Jones, 22, Galax.
William David Johnson, 38, and Jody Denise Hash, 35, both of Independence.
Corrie Anderson McLain Jr., 33, and Jessica Paige Vaughn, 20, both of Fries.
Bradley Wayne Sexton, 32, and Breeanna Marie Rosier, 19, both of Galax.

Divorces

These divorces were recorded in May in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence:
Joshua Nathaniel Brooks vs. Nicole Marie Burcham Brooks.
Helen Pollard Grimes vs. David Allen Grimes.
Lora Lee Horton vs. Timothy Ray Horton.
Debra Ruth Hiatt Lawson vs. James Albert Lawson.
Tracy Lynn Kirby Snow vs. Dustin Harry Snow.

Circuit Court

These sentences were recorded in May in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence. Sentences may be appealed:
Darrell Grant Leonard, guilty of obstruction of justice; sentenced to one year in jail, suspended; be on good behavior one year; submit to substance abuse screening; waive Fourth Amendment right; pay $812 costs; given credit for time served.
Jessica Byers Bell, guilty of four counts of breaking and entering, four counts of grand larceny, larceny of a firearm, and attempted larceny of a firearm; sentenced to 31 years in jail, 30 are suspended; be on good behavior 31 years; submit to substance abuse screening; supervised probation for an indefinite period; pay costs of $4,750; pay restitution of $2,921.97; submit DNA sample; prohibited from possessing a firearm; given credit for time served.
Barbara Lynn Horner, guilty of conspiring to distribute schedule II drug as accommodation and possession of schedule II drug; sentenced to eight years in jail, suspended; be on good behavior eight years; submit to substance abuse screening; waive Fourth Amendment right; supervised probation for an indefinite period; pay $2,475 costs; operator’s license suspended one year; submit DNA sample; destruction of contraband held in investigation; prohibited from possessing a firearm; given credit for time served.
Anthony Allen Bobbitt, guilty of three counts of possession of schedule II drug, statutory burglary, possession of burglarious tools, obstruction of justice and attempted grand larceny; sentenced to 50 years in jail, 46 are suspended; referred to Department of Corrections Therapeutic Community; be on good behavior 50 years; submit to substance abuse screening; supervised probation for 10 years; pay $6,101 costs; pay $404 restitution to Andrew Boles; submit DNA sample; prohibited from possessing a firearm; given credit for time served.
Seth Criner, guilty of trespassing; sentenced to 12 months in jail, suspended; be on good behavior 12 months; submit to substance abuse screening; waive Fourth Amendment right; supervised probation for six months; pay $826.50 costs; given credit for time served.
Arlene Dixon Hamm, 60, guilty of misdemeanor assault; pay $200 fine; contact prohibited between defendant and victim/victim’s family or household members.
Arlene Dixon Hamm, guilty of distribution of schedule III drug, distribution of schedule IV drug and obtain drugs by fraud; sentenced to 10 years in jail, 9 are suspended; one year referral to Grayson County Day Reporting Center; be on good behavior 10 years; submit to substance abuse screening; waive Fourth Amendment right; supervised probation for four years; pay $3,330 costs; operator’s license suspended 18 months; submit DNA sample; destruction of contraband held in investigation; prohibited from possessing a firearm; given credit for time served.
Loren Rebekah Goorskey, guilty of distribution of schedule II drug, distribution of schedule III drug, two counts of assault LEO, carrying a concealed weapon, brandishing a firearm, obstruction of justice and resisting arrest; sentenced to 20 years and 55 months in jail, 19 years and 48 months suspended; be on good behavior 20 years and 55 months; submit to substance abuse screening; waive Fourth Amendment right; supervised probation for five years; pay $4,791 costs; pay restitution of $180 to the Virginia State police for reimbursement to the drug investigation fund; operator’s license suspended 12 months; submit DNA sample; destruction of contraband held in investigation; prohibited from possessing a firearm; given credit for time served.
Roger Dale Alley, guilty of forcible sodomy, indecent liberties by custodian and aggravated sexual battery; sentenced to 40 years and 2 months in jail and $1,000 fine, 40 years suspended; be on good behavior; submit to substance abuse screening; waive Fourth Amendment right; supervised probation; sexual offender registration required; pay costs and restitution; submit DNA sample; prohibited from possessing a firearm; given credit for time served.

District Court

These sentences were recorded in June in the Carroll County General District Court office, Hillsville. Sentences may be appealed:
Bradley D. Atkins of Hurricane, W.Va., guilty of conceal/price alter merchandise, first offense; sentenced to 60 days in jail, suspended; pay $200 fine and $536 costs.
Charles Evan Poole of Austinville, guilty of public swearing/intoxication; pay $25 fine and $81 costs.
Carlos Enrique Reyna of Galax, guilty of two counts of trespassing after forbidden; sentenced to one year in jail, suspended; pay $201 costs.
Zachary S. Simmons of Fancy Gap, guilty of resisting arrest; sentenced to one year in jail, suspended; supervised probation for six months; pay $81 costs.
Basil Woodrow Blankenship of Galax, guilty of assault and battery; sentenced to six months in jail, suspended; pay $526 costs.
William McCoy Carroll Jr. of Woodlawn, guilty of assault and battery; sentenced to six months in jail, suspended; pay $526 costs.
Harley David Phillips of Hillsville, guilty of assault and battery; sentenced to six months in jail, suspended; pay $526 costs.
Ralph William Rodriguez of Columbia, S.C., guilty of possession of marijuana; operator’s license suspended six months; pay $100 fine and $156 costs.
James Wilbur Gentry Jr. of Hillsville, guilty of DWI, first offense; operator’s license suspended one year; pay $250 fine and $295 costs.
James Wilbur Gentry Jr. of Hillsville, guilty of resisting arrest; pay $100 fine and $140 costs.