June 22, 1936 - - March 17, 2018
John Phillip Newton, 81, Shallotte, NC, died Saturday, March 17, 2018.
Born in Scotland County, NC on June 22, 1936, he was a son of the late Earl Newton and Veronica Scholl Newton. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, James Newton, and a sister, Catherine Bream.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran, a retired educator, and a member of the American Legion.
April 02, 1930 - - March 16, 2018
Rosemary McLain “Rose” Harman, age 87, of Salem, VA joined her beloved husband Jimmy in heaven on Friday, March 16, 2018. Born on Wednesday, April 2, 1930 to the late John Thomas and Mary Steele McLain. Rose was a Kmart Corporation retiree, she loved to travel, and play games on her tablet and smartphone. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, J ...
October 04, 1957 - - March 15, 2018
Linda Z. Oberlender, 60, died suddenly on Thursday, March 15, 2018 while riding her horse. A beautiful, multi-talented, and vivacious soul, she will be dearly missed by her loving family and many loving friends.
Services will be held at the kever in the Beth Israel Cemetery 2900 Orange Ave. NE, Roanoke, VA Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM with Rabbi Rachel Brown officiating. ...
October 12, 1957 - - March 14, 2018
Donald Wayne Jackson known to some as “Boodie” Jackson was born on Saturday, October 12, 1957 to Charles Jackson and the late Mildred Twine Jackson. He departed this life on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at his home. Donald attended G. W. Carver High School in Salem. He was employed at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. In addition to his mother he was preceded in death by a g ...
Thomas Franklin, Jr.
December 04, 1946 - - March 12, 2018
Thomas Flickwir Franklin, Jr., 71, of Roanoke and formerly of Salem, passed away on Monday, March 12, 2018. Tommy was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Franklin, Sr. and Sylvia (Deel) Franklin.
Left to cherish his memory are daughter, Aimee Brown and husband, Scott; sisters, Sharyn Parks and husband, Derrell and Susan Bohannon and husband, Lewis; grandchildren, Andrew, ...
October 30, 1930 - - March 04, 2018
Lucious ‘Big Daddy’ Bowen, 87, of Roanoke, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 4, 2018.
He was born in Georgia, a son of the late Harris and Betty Giddens Bowen, and after a life of employment that took him to many parts of the country, settled in the Roanoke area over twenty years ago. He proudly served in the US Navy from 1948 thru 1952. Lucious enjoyed ...
November 24, 1937 - - March 04, 2018
Jackie “Jack” Junior Walton, 80, of Salem, VA, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 4, 2018. Born on Wednesday, November 24, 1937 to the late William Jasper and Helen Gertrude Burton Walton. He was a 1957 graduate of Andrew Lewis HS, Navy Veteran, G.E. Retiree, and member of Calvary UMC. Jack enjoyed spending time with family, and playing golf with “The Dudes” ...
William Lee, Sr.
March 13, 1930 - - March 03, 2018
William E. Lee, Sr. “Bill”, Age 87 of Salem, VA, passed away on March 3, 2018 at the Salem VA Medical Center. Born on Thursday, March 13, 1930 to the late Elmer and Beulah Huff Lee. Bill served in the U.S. Army. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his wife Janice Jones Lee. Bill grew up in Floyd County. He was a member of New Haven Baptist Church in Floyd, VA a ...
October 24, 1938 - - March 03, 2018
Kenneth W. Whitlock, 79, of Salem, died Saturday, March 3, 2018. He was a long time employee of Blue Ridge Beverage in Salem, Virginia, he was known there as “Speedy”. He was a member of Wabun Revival Center where he enjoyed playing guitar in the church band. He was a very gifted musician.
Kenneth was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Virginia L. Whitlock, whom he loved ...
December 18, 1945 - - March 01, 2018
Thomas Dave “Buster” Pruett, age 72, earned his angel wings on Thursday, March 1, 2018 lying in his loving wife’s arms. Tom was surrounded by his four children and two sisters. He has a new set of lungs, new voice, and a new body to sing praises to Jesus as he did here on earth. Born on Tuesday, December 18, 1945 to the late Alfred and Lillian Pruett. In addition to his p ...