Adora Grae Stout
Funeral services for Adora Grae Stout will be conducted Wednesday at 8 p.m. in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel. The Revs. Larrie Pike and Elmer "Sonny" Beaver will officiate. Graveside services will be Thursday at 3:30 p.m. in Mountain View Cemetery.
Miss Stout, 17, of Bristol Tennessee, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, in Johnson City Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be David Stout, Billy Hilliard, Jeremiah Stout, Tom Anito, Bruce Green and Earl W. Blaylock. Honorary pallbearers will be Donald Green and James Hopkins.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday before the chapel services in the funeral home or any time at the home of paternal grandmother Doris Stout, 613 Dixie St., Bristol, Va.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Billy Lee Stump
Billy Lee Stump, 62, of 401 Seminole Road, Bristol, Va., died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000, in Bristol Regional Medical Center.
He was born in Sullivan County, Tenn., a son of Ruby Jane Tester Stump and the late George William Stump. He had lived most of his life in Bristol. He was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from the Virginia Department of Transportation. He was a former member of BPOE Elks Lodge 232 and a member of Hackler-Wood American Legion Post 145. He was a member of Victory Baptist Church.
Surviving are two daughters, Melinda S. Sinkule of Fairmont, W.Va., and Tammy Renee Stallworth of Bristol Virginia; a son, William "Marty" Stump of Bristol Virginia; three sisters, Margaret J. Smith of Bristol Virginia and Shirley Wilson and Mrs. Paul (Katherine) Combs, both of Bristol Tennessee; three grandchildren; a step-grandchild; his former wife, Carol Stump Leonard; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 7 p.m. in Blevins Funeral Home Chapel. Dr. Austin Cook will officiate.
Among survivors are grandchildren Tyrone "Pookie" Mitchell, Jordaan Stallworth and Olivia Sinkule; and step-grandchild Emily Sinkule.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday before the service in Blevins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Bristol Cancer Association, 126 Johnson St., Bristol, VA 24201.
Ida S. Surber
CHILHOWIE -- Ida E. Shortt Surber, 75, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2000, in Smyth County Community Hospital in Marion.
Surviving are her husband, Joseph Surber; four sons, Eddie Surber of Germantown, Md., Tony Surber of Chilhowie, William Surber of Frederick, Md., and Jimmy Surber of Landover, Md.; four daughters, Louise Miller of Odessa, Fla., Gracie Holmes of Bristol Virginia, Pauline Mobley of Germantown and Carol Brown of Tazewell; two sisters, Magnolia Oakes of Chilhowie and Nell Call of Rich Valley; 19 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and seveval nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11 a.m. in D.R. Henderson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Ridgedale Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday in D.R. Henderson Funeral Home.
Charles D. Thomas Jr.
Charles David Thomas Jr., 80, of 321 Cold Spring Church Road, Bristol, Tenn., died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000, in NHC Healthcare.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Weaver Funeral Home.
Euell W. Warren
Funeral services for Euell William "Bill" Warren will be conducted Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in Glenwood Mausoleum Chapel. The Rev. Jerry Eggers will officiate.
Mr. Warren, 73, of Bristol Tennessee, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, in Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Pallbearers will be nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Weaver Funeral Home.
Pinkie G. White
POUNDING MILL, Va. -- Funeral services for Pinkie Irene Goodman White will be conducted Wednesday at 1 p.m. in Hurst-Scott Funeral Chapel in Richlands. Elders L.D.S. Church and Delbert Lambson will officiate. Burial will be in White-Jewell Family Cemetery on White Mountain near Jewell Valley.
Mrs. White, 75, formerly of Whitewood, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, at her home.
Pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be James Lester and Gary Easter.
Hurst-Scott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Rowena N. Alderson
DANVILLE -- Rowena Florence Neaves Alderson, 80, of 62 Hylton Ave., died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2000, in Danville Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Washington County, Va., a daughter of the late William Henry Neaves and Lottie Moody Neaves. She was employed with Callahan Cleaners as a seamstress until retirement. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Damascus and the widow of Archie D. Alderson.
Surviving are four sons, James R. Alderson of Gwynn, Mich., Archie D. Alderson Jr., of Danville, Douglas T. Alderson of Penhook and Randy D. Alderson of Gretna; two daughters, Pat S. Chaney of Providence, N.C., and Betty Hayes of Danville; two sisters, Lavenia "Curly" Poff of Damascus and Peggy Rust of Penhook; 18 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. at the graveside in Danville Memorial Gardens by Barker Funeral Home. The Rev. Wayne Wallace will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday in the funeral home and other times at the residence of daughter Betty Hayes, 62 Hylton Ave.
Barker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
John W, Amyx
KINGSPORT -- John William Amyx, 72, of 210 Hurd Road, Church Hill, Tenn., died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2000, in Holston Valley Medical Center.
Surviving are a daughter, Judy Crawford of Dalesville, Ind.; two sons, Clarence Amyx of Kingsport and Roger Amyx of Blountville; three sisters, Louise Gerrard of Chicago, Margaret Dickenson of Coeburn and Joyce Horne of Jonesborough, Tenn.; five brothers, Dan Amyx, Carl Eddie Amyx, Ralph Amyx, Fred Amyx and Ray Amyx, all of Kingsport; and two grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Oak Hill Funeral Home.
MARION -- Funeral services for Bobby Atkins will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. in Barnett's Marion Funeral Home Chapel. The Revs. Neville Mozingo and Mike Sage will officiate. Burial will be in Thomas Cemetery with full military honors by Francis Marion VFW Post 4667.
Mr. Atkins, 68, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000, in Smyth County Community Hospital.
Among survivors are son-in-law John Tidwell of Springfield and granddaughter Courtney Tidwell of Springfield.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday in Barnett's Marion Funeral Home.
Jim S. Buchanan
MARION -- Jim Spiller Buchanan, 99, died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2000, in Smyth County Community Hospital.
He was born in Rich Valley, a son of the late John G. and Martha Graham Buchanan. He had lived in Roanoke several years and in Marion for the past six years. He attended King College and was a member of Red Hill Baptist Church in Roanoke. He was the widower of Hattie Ruth Buchanan and Ruth Ridgeway Buchanan.
Surviving are a sister, Elizabeth B. Motley of Marion; a granddaughter, Suzanne T. May of Marion; three great-grandchildren, Robyn Akers, Jim May and Todd May, all of Marion; six great-great-grandchildren, Adam, Matthew, Steve, Trey, Emma and Walker; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. in Bradley's Funeral Home. The Rev. Gary Kingery will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Lawn Cemetery.
Mr. Buchanan was also preceded in death by a daughter, Dorothy Buchanan Tudor.
Among survivors are grandson-in-law Robert D. May of Marion and special friends from Red Hill Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Bradley's Funeral Home.
Irene Counts Crockett
Irene Elizabeth Counts Crockett, 84, of Bristol Virginia, died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2000, in Bristol Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Appalachia, Va., a daughter of the late Talmadge and Myrtle Amburgey Counts. She was raised in Bristol, where she graduated from Virginia High School. She was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church, where she served in many capacities including deacon, WMU president, a member of the Board of Administration, Pastor's Search Committee and Meals-On-Wheels. She was a Sunday school teacher and a member of the Sanctuary Choir. She helped to start the Goodwill Center on Norfolk Avenue which later became a mission center and then a full church.
She was a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International, a member of the Bristol Music Club and the widow of Claude H. Crockett Sr.
Surviving are two sons, Dr. Claude H. "Stooky" Crockett Jr. and Richard David Crockett Sr., both of Bristol; a brother, H. DeWitt Counts of Bristol; six grandchildren, Lori C. Byington, Lisa Crockett, Chuck Crockett, David Crockett Jr., Paige Crockett and Chris Crockett; a great-granddaughter, Chelsi Crockett; two step-grandchildren, Matt McCall and Tara McCall; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 4 p.m. in First Baptist Church by Blevins Funeral Home. Dr. W. Rand Forder will officiate. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.
Among survivors are daughters-in-law, LuAnn Crockett and Joyce Crockett; and grandchildren-in-law, Denise Crockett and Mark Byington.
Mrs. Crockett composed music and poetry for First Baptist Church and for more than 50 years recited the Christmas story for various church groups. Her life was filled with service to her church and devotion to her family.
Pallbearers will be Chuck Crockett, David Crockett Jr., Chris Crockett, Mark Byington and Matt McCall. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. John Green, Dr. Marcus Williams, Dr. Mark Borsch, Dr. Robert McKay and former and present deacons of First Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends from 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Friday before the service in the church.
Memorial contributions may be sent to First Baptist Church, 1 Virginia Ave., Bristol, VA 24201.
Blevins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.