Obituaries

William Robert (Bobby) Joyce

William Robert (Bobby) Joyce, age 86 of Bassett passed away peacefully on February 15, 2024, at his home surrounded by his family and his special friend and nurse Kayla. He was born on Sept. 23rd, 1937. He was born in Patrick County VA to the late Louie Washington Joyce and...

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Barbara Ruth Willard Hutchens

Mrs. Barbara Ruth Willard Hutchens, age 90 of Pilot Mountain, North Carolina, formerly of Stuart, Virginia passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, February 22, 2024. She was born in Patrick County on December 6, 1933, to the late Ervin Wesley Willard and Ima Lee Hodges Willard. In addition to...

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Buford Allen Barbour

Mr. Buford Allen Barbour, age 81 of Spencer, passed away Thursday, February 22, 2024, at Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, North Carolina. He was born on March 10, 1942. He was raised by the late Johnie Cooper and Edith Cooper and his biological parents, the late Jim Pete Barbour and...

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Myra W. Heath

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Myra W. Heath, aged 85, on February 5, 2024. Born on May 4, 1938, in Lawsonville, NC, she lived a life marked by kindness, compassion, and spirituality. She was a member of High Point Baptist Church and a lifelong...

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Derrick Bryan Roop

Mr. Derrick Bryan Roop, age 71, of Critz, Virginia went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 15, 2024, at Northern Regional Hospital in Mount Airy, North Carolina. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on October 14, 1952, to the late George Johnson Roop and the late Dana...

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Angela Diane Pendleton

Angela Diane Pendleton, born November 20, 1961, in Galax, VA at Waddell Hospital, moved to North Carolina and graduated from Ragsdale High School in Jamestown, NC. Angela received both her BS and MS in Laboratory Animal Science from North Carolina A&T State University. Angela's life work was in the social...

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Dean Morris Hanby

Dean Morris Hanby, 96, passed away on February 14, 2024. She was born July 18, 1927, in Henry County to the late William Quince Morris and Lelia Joyce Morris. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, David G. Hanby on April 5th, 2016. Dean was born...

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Betty Joe Roberson Thomas

Mrs. Betty Joe Roberson Thomas, age 79 of Stuart, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2024, at her home. She was born in Patrick County on July 19, 1944, to the late Edgar P. Roberson and Edna Foley Roberson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Sherman...

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Sidney Ronald Owens

Sidney Ronald Owens, 80, of Roanoke, Virginia, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on February 12th after a lengthy battle with cancer. Being a native of Patrick County, Ron was born on September 13, 1943, in Stuart, Virginia, to the late Guy Lamar and Emogene...

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Elizabeth Mitchell Warren

Elizabeth Mitchell Warren passed away peacefully at The Franklin Health and Rehab Center in Rocky Mount on Sunday afternoon February 4th, 2024. She was 87 years old. Born in Danville, Virgina, Elizabeth grew up in Henry, Virginia and moved to Martinsville when she was in high school. She was preceded...

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