• Mildred O. Huff, 92



    Mildred Peters Huff’s kind and gentle spirit left this earth on Thursday, Aug. 25. She left as she lived, in peace, encircled by the love or her family and friends. A resident of Dugspur, Va., Mrs. Huff passed away at the age of 92.

  • Deacon Paul Weldon Hash, Sr., 95 ½

    Deacon Paul Weldon Hash, Sr., 95 ½, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011.

    He was born in Woodlawn on Feb. 22, 1916, to the late Charles Y. Hash and Jennie G. Hash.

    He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Piney Rose Robinson Hash.

  • Mary Sebastian Brannock, 70

    Mary Sebastian Brannock, 70, of Chesterfield, died Sunday Aug. 21, 2011.

    She was born Dec., 14, 1940, in North Wilkesboro, N.C.

    Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Dorsey T. Brannock; children, Thomas, Mark and Jodi; seven grandchildren; four brothers; and four sisters.

    The family received friends from 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at Morrissett Funeral Home, 6500 Iron Bridge Road. Interment is private.

  • Elbert Porter Brannock, 90



    Elbert Porter Brannock, 90, of Waynesboro, died on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011, at Snug Harbor on Nelson Bay, Sea Level, N.C.

    He was born on Jan. 30, 1921, in Grayson County, to Orville Anderson Brannock and Phoebe Matilda Richardson Brannock.

  • Janet Louise Roberts, 70

    Janet Louise Roberts, 70 of Pulaski, died Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center.

    She was born July 29, 1941, to Mary Louise Starkey and the late Cornell Robert Duncan.

    She was preceded in death by her father.

  • Clara Loveleane (Tootsie) Sumner Osborne, 62

    Clara Loveleane (Tootsie) Sumner Osborne, 62, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011 at her home.

    She was born May 5, 1949, at Fries to the late Robert Clarence and Sylvia Kemp Sumner.

  • Gilbert Wade Meredith, 58

    Gilbert Wade Meredith, 58, of Hillsville, passed away on Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.

    He was born in Carroll County on April 29, 1953, to Grant and Mavis Meredith of Fancy Gap.

    In addition to his parents, he is survived by his siblings and their spouses, Doris Meredith of Mount Airy, N.C., Sherry Elaine and Matthew J. Siekierka of Rocky Mount, Va., Warren and Llewellyn Meredith of Fancy Gap and Brian K. Meredith of Fancy Gap; two nieces; two nephews; and one great-niece.

  • Richard Henry “Dickie” Jefferson Jr., 58

    Richard Henry “Dickie” Jefferson Jr., 58 of Ivanhoe, passed away Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, as the result of an automobile accident.

  • Ila Ivaleen Carico, 92

    Ila Ivaleen Carico, 92, of Galax, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, in the Twin County Regional Hospital.

    She was born April 12, 1919, in Carroll County to John Wesley and Lillie Maude Rakes Edwards.

  • Jeffrey Lee Wilson, 55

    Jeffrey Lee Wilson, 55, a resident of Carroll House in Hillsville, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011. at the Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, N.C.

    He was born Feb. 24, 1956, at Galax to the late R. Ross Wilson and Nell Todd Wilson.