WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015
KATHLEEN H. BAKER
Kathleen Harris Baker, of Martinsville, age 91, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at the Blue Ridge Nursing Center.
She was born in Patrick County on January 2, 1924, and was a daughter of the late Oliver Cromwell and Ethel Craddock Harris. She was also preceded in death by her husband, George Baker in 2009; a brother, Frank Glenn Harris; and a sister, Beatrice Harris Mills.
She was a member of Rich Acres Christian Church and had retired from E.I. DuPont.
She is survived by one sister, Mildred Ayers of Martinsville; two nieces and two nephews.
Her funeral service was held Saturday in the chapel of Roselawn Funeral Home with Pastor Tim Hunt officiating. Burial was in the Roselawn Burial Park.
Arrangements were by Roselawn Chapel Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.roselawnchapelfuneralhome.com.
HARRY L. BEASLEY
Harry Lee Beasley, age 90, of Lawsonville, N.C., passed away Saturday, March 21, 2015, at his home.
He was born in Surry County, N.C., on January 24, 1925, to the late Edgar and Annie Shelor Beasley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Jessie Cole, Pearl Gordon, Ruth Beasley, Magdaline Beasley; and two brothers, James and Sam Beasley.
Harry had been a custodian for Patrick County High School and attended Dan River Baptist Church. He was a two time State Senior Horseshoe Champion; enjoyed fishing; and was a big Jeff Gordon fan.
Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Myrtle Willard Beasley of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Clifford Hall of Lawsonville; one precious grandson, Jamie Stowe; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Thelma Slate of Siloam, N.C., and Shirley and Osby Hooker of Fieldale; one brother and sister-in-law, William and Ruby Beasley of Westfield, N.C.; a special sister in law, Janette Shouse and husband James; brother-in-law, William Willard and wife Janie; two best friends, Larry and Darla Hylton; two special friends, James Stowe and Patricia Pack; two special neighbors, Lois and Marion Hall; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at 2 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home in Stuart with the Rev. Ricky Rogers and Pastor Andy Pack officiating. Burial was in the Aaron's Corner Primitive Baptist Church cemetery.
The family of Mr. Beasley would like to give a special thank you to his home health nurse, Christina Tuttle.
Online condolences may be sent to www.moodyfuneralservices.com.
CHRISTINE B. CAUDILL
Christine Bocock Richardson Caudill, 88, of Boxwood Lane, Bassett, died Thursday, March 19, 2015, at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville.
She was born in Bassett on August 8, 1926, and was a daughter of the late Letcher Bocock and Bessie Ratcliff Bocock. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, John Richardson; and her second husband, Edd Caudill; two sisters, Nora Odell and Pauline Kendrick; and two brothers, Rev. James Bocock and Thomas Leon Bocock.
She worked for Bassett Furniture Industries for more than 20 years and was a member of the Bassett Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Surviving are one daughter, Wanda Richardson Elliott of Ridgeway; one son, John Daniel Richardson of Bassett; four sisters, Margaret Spencer, Cleo Bell and Robbie Jean Eyechaner, both of Patrick Springs, and Delphine Rakes of Bassett; two brothers, Richard Bocock of Fieldale and Edward Bocock of South Haven, Mich.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held Sunday at Valley Drive Baptist Church with Pastor Bobby Rakes officiating. Burial was in Buffalo Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church cemetery.
Arrangements are by Wright Funeral Service & Crematory in Martinsville. Online condolences may be made to www.wrightfuneralservices.net.
BARBARA W. HALL
Barbara Willard Hall, 81, of Dominion Valley Lane, Stuart, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Pioneer Community Hospital in Stuart.
She was born on February 11, 1934, in Patrick County, and was a daughter of the late Mary W. Willard and Boss Willard. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Garland Willard, Clyde Willard and Edd Willard.
She was a member of Nettle Ridge United Methodist Church, was retired from SunTrust Bank, worked part-time at H&R Block and was the co-owner of Dominion Valley Park.
Surviving are her husband, James Cecil Hall of the home; two daughters, Janet Hall Rorrer and husband Mike and Jeanie Hall Clark and husband Randy; one sister, Betty Willard Hunt and husband Gary of Stuart; three brothers, Gifford Willard of Panama City, Fla., Herman Willard and Vance Willard and wife Ruth, all of Axton; four grandchildren, Matthew Rorrer and wife Sherry, Ryan Rorrer and wife Yvonne, Wesley Rorrer, and Katelynn Clark; and several great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held Saturday at Norris Funeral Services Chapel in Stuart with the Revs. Mark Clayton and Ricky Rogers officiating. Burial was at Pleasant Grove Primitive Baptist Church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Moorefield Store Fire Department c/o Norman Grogan at 1716 Va.-N.C. Road, Spencer, Va. 24165.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.NorrisFuneral.com.
LAURIE G. MARSHALL
Laurie Ann Goins Marshall, 42, of Ararat, died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at her home.
She was born in Surry County, N.C., on January 30, 1973 to Marilyn Shelton Irvin and the late William "Bud" Merritt Goins.
She was a homemaker and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Claudville.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Darren Marshall of the home; two sons, Devin and Tristen Marshall, both of the home; three sisters, Jan Goins of Cana, and Teresa Ingram and Melissa Smith, both of Ararat; father and mother-in-law, Bill and Velda Marshall of Ararat; a sister-in-law; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at Trinity Baptist Church with the Revs. Chad Harrison and Rick Byerly officiating. Burial was in Doe Run Baptist Church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Moody Funeral Home, 206 West Pine St., Mount Airy, NC 27030 to assist the family with funeral expenses.
Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.