Obituaries

Frankie Belcher Brammer

Mrs. Frankie Belcher Brammer, age 93 of Woolwine, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2023, at the Blue Ridge Therapy Connection in Stuart. She was born in Patrick County on May 19, 1929, to the late Joseph Edgar Belcher and Vera DeHart Belcher. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death...

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James Thomas Wood, Sr.

Mr. James Thomas Wood, Sr., age 83 of Stuart, passed away, January 31, 2023, at Sovah Hospital in Martinsville. He was born on August 24, 1939, in Patrick County, to the late John Thomas Wood and Beatrice Pearly Biggs Wood. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death...

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Shelby Darlene Harris

Ms. Shelby Darlene Harris, age 45 of Stuart, Virginia traded this earthly life for eternal life at her home on January 29, 2023.  She was born on December 2, 1977, to David Lee Harris, Sr. and Olivia Faye Lawless Harris.  In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her...

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Kitty Caroline Burtchett

Kitty Caroline Burtchett, 77, of Bardstown, Kentucky, passed away on Monday, January 30, 2023, at her home. She was the former Carol Orr, a native of Stuart, Virginia, and a homemaker. She is survived by her loving husband of 42 years, Melvin Burtchett; two daughters, Ginger Lee Scearce and Jeannie...

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Faith Marie Rorrer

Ms. Faith Marie Rorrer, age 60 of Stuart, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2023.  She was born in Martinsville on September 25, 1962. She was preceded in death by her father, Herbert Rorrer. Surviving is her mother, Sandra DeHart Rorrer of Ridgeway; two brothers, William D. Rorrer, Herbert D. Rorrer both of...

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Bernie Lee Dollarhite

Mr. Bernie Lee Dollarhite, age 89 of Stuart, passed away Friday, January 27, 2023, at Blue Ridge Therapy Connection in Stuart. He was born on November 7, 1933, in Prince Edward County, NC to the late William Jefferson Dollarhite and Sara Norma Vipperman Dollarhite.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded...

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“Betty Sue” Lawless Handy

Mrs. “Betty Sue” Lawless Handy, age 86 of Stuart, Virginia passed at her home with family by her side. She was born in Patrick County on January 26, 1937, to the late Otis and Gertie Shelton Lawless; In addition to her parents, Mrs. Handy was preceded in death by her...

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Clarence Edward Robertson

Clarence Edward Robertson, 82, of Martinsville, Virginia passed away Thursday, January 26, 2023, at his home. He was born September 15, 1940, in Stokes County, North Carolina to the late John L. Robertson and Mary Lou Inman Robertson. He retired from Nationwide Homes after 31 years of service and was...

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William Watson “Buddy” Joyce, Jr.

Mr. William Watson “Buddy” Joyce, Jr., age 86 of Spencer, Virginia went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, North Carolina. He was born in Ridgeway, Virginia on August 22, 1936, to the late William Watson...

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John Aaron Lankford

Mr. John Aaron Lankford, age 47 of Claudville, passed away Monday, January 23, 2023, at his home. He was born in Patrick County on July 27, 1975, to the late John Robert Lankford, Jr., and Cathy Spencer Lankford. Aaron loved lineman work and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. Surviving are...

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