• Obituaries for 4/14/10

    Clarence L. Marshall, 88

    Clarence L. Marshall, 88, of Hillsville, died at home Thursday, April 8, 2010.

    He was born in Carroll County to the late John Henry and Launa Jennings Marshall.

  • Obituaries for 4/16/10

    Paid Obituary

    Carolyn Ann Carr, 57

    Carolyn Ann Carr, 57, of Charles Town, W.Va., died Sunday, April 11, 2010, at the Blue Ridge Hospice Residential Center.

    She was born July 18, 1952, in Marlinton, W.Va., the daughter of Merritt and Agnus Carpenter Galford.

    She was a cook for the Shatley Springs Resort in North Carolina.

    She married Lester Carr on April 11, 1968. He preceded her in death.

  • Obituaries for 4/19/10

    Ennice Kathleen Barker, 65

    Ennice Kathleen Barker, 65, of Galax, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at Waddell Nursing Home.

    She was the widow of Thurman Barker.

    She was born March 20, 1945, at Elk Creek to the late William McKinley and Mae Osborne Brewer.

    Survivors include a sister, Georgia Brewer of Galax; one niece, Melissa Guzman of Galax; two great-nephews; three cousins and two spouses; and two special friends.

  • Obituaries for 4/21/10

    Robert (Bob) Berkley Adams, 85

    Robert (Bob) Berkley Adams, 85, passed away peacefully on April 15, 2010.

    He was born in Elizabeth City County, now the City of Hampton, on Aug. 18, 1924.

    He was a 1942 graduate of Hampton High School and retired from the Newport News Shipyard in 1991.

  • Obituaries for 4/12/10

    Mary Katherine Landreth, 60

    Mary Katherine Landreth, 60, of Galax died Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at her home.

    She was born April 5, 1950, in Carroll County to William George Helen Akers Anders.

  • Obituaries for 3/24/10

    Paid Obituary

    Effie Mae Burnette, 97

    Effie Mae Burnette, 97, of Galax, Va., passed away Saturday, March 20, 2010, in Twin County Regional Hospital.

    She was born April 13, 1912, in Carroll County, Va., to W. Aaron and Larmie Goad Largen.

    In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Thurman A. Burnette; and daughter, JoAnn Burnette Newman.

    She loved life, her family, flowers and her church family at Gladeville United Methodist Church where she was a member.

  • Obituaries for 3/19/10

    McGinnis Carl Bedsaul, 81

    McGinnis Carl Bedsaul, 81, of Galax, died Monday, March 15, 2010, in Twin County Regional Hospital.

    He was born Jan. 14, 1929, in Carroll County to Carl and Pearl Cox Bedsaul.

    Survivors include his wife, Ruth Fannin Bedsaul of Galax; a son, Mackie Bedsaul of Galax; step daughter, Doris Maynard of Pikeville, Ken; step son and wife, John and Lana Dotson of Clifton Forge; five step grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren.

  • Obituaries for 3/17/10

    Evelyn Carol Dowell, 66

    Evelyn Carol Dowell, 66, of Independence, the Gold Hill Community, died Saturday, March 13, 2010, at North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem, N.C.

    She was the widow of Paul Dowell.

    She was born Oct. 15, 1943, at Winchester, Penn., to Charlie and Lettie Lee Canter Miller.

  • Obituaries for 3/12/10

    Annie Irene Goad, 89

    Annie Irene Goad, 89, of Woodlawn, died Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at her home.

    She was born Jan. 22, 1921, in Carroll County to Lester and Maggie Roberts Fortner.

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Rush Goad.

    Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Betty Goad of Galax; three grandsons and spouses; three great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; sisters, Ethel Stikes of Fla., and Helen Whitaker of Galax; and several nieces and nephews.

  • Obituaries for 3/15/10

    Paid Obituary

    Iris Higgins Cole, 90

    Iris Higgins Cole, born March 18, 1919, departed this world on March 7, 2010, in the home that she and her husband built on his return from WWII.

    She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Irl Cole; her mother, Mattie Lou Liddle Higgins; her father, Dean Griggs Higgins; and one sister, Elizabeth Robinson.