US obituaries

Jones, Elizabeth Hutton

Elizabeth Eileen Hutton Jones, 70 of Narrows, VA, went to be with the Lord on Friday, February 15, 2019 at her home with her husband and Coco their pet. Elizabeth was born on August 23, 1948 in Bristol, VA and was a daughter of the late Arlie Bane Hutton and…

Miller, Louise Roach

Louise Roach Miller, 87, of Evington, passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at her home after an extended illness. She was the wife of the late Paul Jonathan Miller. Born on January 25, 1932, in Pittsylvania County, she was…,136#

Brown, Eldridge Elizabeth “El”

Eldridge Elizabeth Brown slipped into eternal rest on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at Lynchburg General Hospital, surrounded by her family. Eldridge, lovingly referred to as “El”, was born on March 30, 1939, to the late James Haskins Sr. and the…,210#

Cottingham, Robert Charles

Robert “Bob” Charles Cottingham, 71, passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at his residence. Born on August 15, 1947, in Long Branch, New Jersey, he was a son of the late John A. Cottingham and Irene Ostrander Cottingham. He…,225#

Mays, Emma Gooch

Emma Gooch Mays, 80, of Stafford and formerly of Monroe, passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late George Frederick Mays. Born on March 6, 1938, in Monroe, she was…,433#

Slayton, Melvin “Sandy”

CHATHAM, Va. Melvin F. “Sandy” Slayton, age 71, of Chatham, was called to his Heavenly home on February 13, 2019. He was born on September 25, 1947, in Danville, the son of the late Melvin Slayton and the late Ruth…,433#

Copenhaver, Dorothy “Dot” Brown

Dorothy “Dot” Brown Copenhaver of Roanoke, formerly of Bristol, Tenn., died peacefully and surrounded by love on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. She was born on July 18, 1920, to Lera Stultz and Swanson Brown in Vinton, Va., and was predeceased…,433#

Jewell, Bobby Jean

Bobby Jean “Jimmy” Jewell, 78, passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at her home in Radford. She was retired from AT&T. Jimmy was preceded in death by her husband and love of life, Jerry Allen Jewell; her son, Jeffrey Lynn Scott; grandson, Brandon Wallace Scott; parents, Harley and Violet…

Zajac, Joan Prince

Joan Zajac, 95, of Blacksburg, died Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Lewis Gale Hospital Montgomery. She was born in Bermuda on October 27, 1923, to the late Percy and Ann Prince. She grew up in England, Scotland and Wales where she met her future husband, Robert Zajac, during World War…

Perkins, Lillian Margaret

Lillian Margaret Perkins, 93, of Pearisburg, departed this life Thursday morning, February 14, 2019 in the care of Heritage Hall in Rich Creek, VA. Born on November 4, 1925 in Narrows, she was a daughter of the late Dewey Shannon and Agnes Chewning Reynolds. She attended Mt. View United Methodist…

Deitz, Mark William

Mark William Deitz, 58, of Narrows, VA, departed this life Tuesday morning, February 12, 2019 at his home. Born in Albany, NY on June 2, 1960, he was a son of the late Ivan Alfred and Roseanne Nancy Martin Deitz. He was a veteran of the US Navy (SEALS) and…

East, Sarah R.

Sarah R. East, 77, of Radford passed away February 12, 2019. She is survived by her husband, George T. East; daughter, Elizabeth East Stacy and husband, Mike; grandchildren, Kathleen Stacy, Blake Stacy and Mary Jane Stacy; brother, Jack Roop; and nieces and nephews, Brad Roop, Tammy Surface and husband, Alan,…

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