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Obituaries

  • Obituaries for 6/7/10

    Earnest Jeremiah Calfee, 70

    Earnest Jeremiah Calfee, 70, of Galax, died Monday, May 31, 2010, at North Carolina Baptist Hospital.

    He was born April 15, 1940, in Carroll County to Power and Artie Mae Sizemore Calfee.

    Survivors include his wife, Peggy Burcham Calfee of Galax; sister-in-law, Faye P. Calfee of Glen Allen; six nieces; five nephews; and special family friends.

  • Obituaries for 6/4/10

    Andrew Jackson (Jack) Bobbitt, 71

    Andrew Jackson (Jack) Bobbitt, 71, of Salisbury, N.C., formerly of Independence, died Saturday, May 29, 2010, in Salisbury, N.C.

    He was born Sept. 7, 1938, at Fries to the late James and Agnes Carico Bobbitt.

  • Obituaries for 5/31/10

    Oscar Fulton Baker, 88

    Oscar Fulton Baker, 88, of Galax died Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at Waddell Nursing & Rehab Center.

    He was born May 1, 1922, in Carroll County to the late Fulton and Sara Baker.

    Survivors include his wife, Clyde Marie Baker of the home; two sons, Tommy Baker of Galax and Sid Baker of Shelbyville, Tenn.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

    A graveside service was held at Oakland United Methodist Church Cemetery Saturday at 3 p.m., with the Rev. Vinton Quesenberry and the Rev. Keith Ledford officiating.

  • Obituaries for 5/28/10

    Paid Obituary

    Ralph L. Bise, 75

    Ralph L. Bise, 75, of Wytheville, Va., passed away Sunday, May 23, 2010.

    He was born April 17, 1935, son of the late Sidney and Blanche Mitchell Bise.

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Marie Cox Bise; and three brothers, Bobby, Randolph and William Price Bise.

    He was a dedicated member of the Rural Retreat Baptist Church for over 43 years.

  • Obituaries for 5/24/10

    Coy Winiford Frost, 95

    Coy Winiford Frost, 95, of Galax, died Sunday, May 16, at the Waddell Nursing Home.

    He was born in Carroll County Nov. 8, 1914, to Braselton Bedsaul Frost and Cora Ann Patton Frost.

    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Matteline Jennings Frost.

    Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Charles Smoot of Galax; sister-in-law, Rae Haas of Roanoke; two nieces; two nephews; and several cousins.

  • Obituaries for 5/21/10

    Cindy Michelle Horton Bryant, 36

    Cindy Michelle Horton Bryant, 36, of Woodlawn, died Monday, May 17, 2010, at her home.

    She was born in Galax to Joe David and Judy Horton of Woodlawn.

    In addition to her parents, survivors include her husband, Andy Lane Bryant; and daughter, Kaylin Rae Bryant of the home; mother and father-in-law, Billy and Mary Bryant of Austinville; brother and sister-in-law, Gregory David and Arlene Horton of Fancy Gap; a niece; and grandmother-in-law.

  • Obituaries for 5/19/10

    Jackson Lee (Jack) Felts, 68

    Jackson Lee (Jack) Felts, 68, of Galax, died Friday, May 14, 2010, in Forsyth Medical Center.

    He was born Jan. 26, 1942, in Pulaski County to Velpo Virgil and Nancy Porter Felts.

  • Obituaries for 5/17/10

    Robert G. “Bob” Halsey, 67

    Robert G. “Bob” Halsey, 67, of Independence, of the Fox Community, died Thursday, May 13, 2010, at Grayson Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Independence.

    He was born Oct. 15, 1942, at Mouth of Wilson, to the late Fred C. and Anna Mae Wagg Halsey.

  • Obituaries for 5/14/10

    Linda Sue Paisley Davis, 57

    Linda Sue Paisley Davis, 57, of Independence, died Monday, May 10, 2010, at Alleghany Memorial Hospital in Sparta, N.C.

    She was born May 22, 1952, at Mouth of Wilson to Sammy and Minnie Baumgarner Paisley.

  • Obituaries for 5/12/10

    Paid Obituary

    Mary Eloise Dotson, 75

    Mary Eloise Dotson, 75, of Galax, Va., passed away Sunday, May 9, 2010, at the Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, N.C.

    She was born on Oct. 27, 1934, in Carroll County, Va., to Gayther and Viola Tate Golding.