Miscellaneous Smyth County, Virginia Obituaries

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Dunford
William "Bill" Dunford, age 58, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 1996 at his home in Marion. 
He is survived by one daughter, Jennifer "Jennie" Dunford of Marion; two sisters, Alberta McClure and Dorothy Stamper, both of Marion; four brothers: Rex Dunford of Marathon, Fla., Sherman Dunford, Richard Dunford, both of Marion, and Randy Dunford of Cummings, Ga.; two grandchildren, Michael Devin Dunford and Dakota Channing Dunford; four stepsons, Lester Dunford of Chilhowie, Billy Dunford, David Dunford and Dean Martin, all of Marion; a special friend, Margaret Ann Dunford of Marion. 
Graveside services were held Thursday, Dec. 19, at 11 a.m. at Pugh Cemetery in Teas with Dr. William A. Slater officiating. 
Seaver-Brown Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements. 

Kincer
Geneva Martin Kincer, age 70, of Wytheville, died Monday, Dec. 16, 1996 in a Greensboro, N.C., hospital. 
She is survived by one daughter, Betty Whitley, Norwood, N.C.; one son, James Kincer, Marion; two sisters, Wavie Crockett and Brenda Martin, both of Midlothian; two brothers, Don Martin, Rural Retreat, and Jesse Martin, Richmond; two grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. 
Funeral services were held Thursday, Dec. 19, at 2 p.m. at the Gillman Funeral Chapel with interment in the Mt. Ephraim Church Cemetery. 
Gillman Funeral Chapel in Wytheville was in charge of arrangements. 

Lorenzen
Alice King Lorenzen, age 78, died Thursday, Dec. 19, 1996. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Glenn King and Dutch Lorenzen. She was the owner and operator of Lorenzen's Motel in Marion. 
She is survived by one sister, Flossie Blevins of Chilhowie; several nieces and nephews; one special little girl, Shai Cullop. 
Funeral services will be held Sunday, Dec. 22, at 2 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with the Rev. Neville Mozingo and the Rev. Eugene Baldwin officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Cemetery. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the Marion Life Saving Crew, P.O. Box 784, Marion, VA 24354. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Seaver-Brown Chapel. 
Seaver-Brown Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements. 

Saltville's Coy Minton dies at 73
James Coy Minton Sr., age 73, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, in Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, Tenn. He was a member of the Allison Gap First Church of God. 
Minton was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Navy and was a veteran of the liberation of the Philippine Islands. He was a charter member of the Hardy Roberts VFW Post 7328. 
"Coy Minton was a dedicated member and never missed a meeting unless ill. He worked tirelessly on our Wall of Honor project. He was always willing to perform any service or other program for the Post. I consider him to be one of my best friends and comrades. He will be sadly missed," remarked Post Commander Hugh Helton. 
Minton was an active member of the Allison Gap Ruritan Club. Ruritan President R. Phil Collins said, "Coy was a good, dedicated member. He was always the first to volunteer for anything you asked." 
"Coy did a lot of physical work around this town, picking up trash, that kind of thing. He loved the town, worked hard for it, and always had the best interest of Saltville at heart," said Saltville Mayor Frank Lewis. 
Minton was a member of the Saltville Industrial Development Authority and was a former chairman of the IDA. 
He is survived by his wife, Lois Swartz Minton; three daughters, Colleen Ramsey of Tampa, Fla., Ann Blevins of Lebanon, and Vickie Link of Huntsville, Ala.; three sons, James C. "Sonny" Minton Jr. of Oakland, Calif., David Minton of Gastonia, N.C., and Ricky Minton of Saltville. Minton is also survived by a sister, Wanda Olinger, and a brother, Otis Minton, both of Saltville; 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Dec. 21, at the Allison Gap First Church of God with the Rev. David Mumpower, the Rev. Jim Chapman, and Dr. Woodrow McIntyre officiating. Burial will follow in the Mount Rose Cemetery with military rites by the Hardy Roberts VFW Post 7328. 
D.R. Henderson Funeral Home in Saltville is in charge of arrangements. 

Stone
Georgia Barker Stone, age 89, a resident of Valley Health Care Center in Chilhowie, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 1996 in Smyth County Community Hospital. 
Mrs. Stone was a former resident of Sugar Grove and was a member of the Sugar Grove Baptist Church for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Franklin G. Stone; her parents, Robert and Martha Barker; and her great-grandson, Michael Stone. 
She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Virgie Stone of Christiansburg; one daughter and son-in-law, Evelyn and Graham King of Somerville, Tenn.; three grandsons: Nick King and Jeff King of Bartlett, Tenn., and David Stone of Christiansburg; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Wade Edward Barker of Marion; one sister, Nannie Parks of St. Petersburg, Fla. 
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at the Sugar Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenny Price officiating. Burial followed in Slemp Cemetery, Sugar Grove. 
Seaver-Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Wyatt 
Ethel Call Wyatt, age 74, widow of Albert F. Wyatt Sr., died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 1996 at her home in Marion. 
She is survived by one daughter, Lula Mae Wyatt Gwaltney of Chilhowie; one son, William Ray Wyatt of Marion; two sisters, Al Burnice Bullins of Marion, and Agnes Overbay of Glade Spring; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. 
Graveside services were held Friday, Dec. 20, at 11 a.m. at the Round Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Mike Sage officiating. 
Seaver-Brown Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements. 

Buskell
Zenna Harrington Buskell, age 75, died Saturday, December 21, 1996 in Smyth County Community Hospital. 
She is survived by her husband, Joe Buskell of Marion; one son, Daniel Buskell of Marion; four sisters, Eddith Harrington of Sugar Grove, Eula Lampkins of Marion, Gladys Jones of Havre de Grace, Md. and Enola Harrington of Belair, Md.; one brother, Donald Harrington of Sugar Grove. 
Funeral services were held Monday, December 23 at 11 a.m. at Seaver Brown Chapel with Rev. Tim Boyette officiating. Burial followed in Rose Lawn Cemetery. 
Seaver-Brown Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements. 

Clark 
Ernest C. Clark, 88, of Glade Spring, died Thursday, December 19, 1996 at his home. He was a lifelong resident of Washington County. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucy Susong Clark and a brother, Garland Clark. He was owner and operator of Appalachian Gardens and was known as "The Holly Man." He was a member of the Glade Spring Presbyterian Church. 
He is survived by one sister, Mildred C. Faris, Kingsport, Tenn.; one nephew and wife, James B. and Patricia B. Faris of Kingsport, Tenn.; two great nieces, Paige A. Faris, Kingsport, Tenn., and Holly M. Faris, Knoxville, Tenn. 
Funeral services were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Williams Funeral Home Chapel in Chilhowie with the Rev. Timothy W. Bird officiating. Burial followed in the Old Glade Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions be made to the Flower Fund of Glade Spring Presbyterian Church. 
Williams Funeral Home in Chilhowie was in charge of arrangements. 

Forrester 
Chilhowie-Mrs. Kathleen C. Forrester, 74, died Friday, December 20, 1996 in Smyth County Community Hospital in Marion. She was a native of Saltville and had lived most of her life in the Smyth and Washington County area. She was a member of First Church of God in Chilhowie. 
Survivors include one son, Dan Forrester, Suffolk; one step-son, Jerry Forrester, Marion; one daughter, Mrs. Fred (Joy) Hicks, Glade Spring; one brother, William "Scott" Campbell, Bainbridge, N.Y.; one sister, Margie Caywood, Saltville; two grandchildren, Dr. Van Forrester and Lesley Hicks; her daughter-in-law, Linda Seymore Forrester; and her son-in-law, Fred Hicks. 
Funeral services were conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, December 22, 1996 in Farris Funeral Chapel with Pastor Bobby Dunn officiating. Committal services were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, December 23, 1996 in Mt. Rose Cemetery, Glade Spring. 
Farris Funeral Service of Abingdon is serving the family of Mrs. Forrester. 

Hess 
Mary Ann Magalen Elizabeth Hess, age 77, died Sunday in the Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, Tenn. Mrs. Hess was a native of Buchanan County and had been living in Chilhowie for the past six months. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nathan Hess; one son, Russell Evans Hess and one daughter, Elizabeth Florence Combs. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ in Blackfoot and had worked as a homemaker most of her life. 
Survivors include five daughters, Rosie Mae Testerman, Marion, Shirley E. Lois Street, Chilhowie, Cousby Lear Yearout, Beckley, W.Va., Charlotte Eula Ellen Thomas, Marion and Fannie Arbutus Combs of Chilhowie; one son, Beacher Andrew Hess of Buchanan; four sisters, Ella Alderman, Beckley W.Va., Eula Stump, Honaker, Ida Street, Honaker and Madie Crouse, Beckley W.Va.; three brothers, Luther Barton, Honaker, Johnny Barton, Honaker and Evans Barton, Stevenson, W.Va.; 26 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and several half brothers and sisters also survive. 
Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. from the Barnett's Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Sage and the Rev. Dennis Eller officiating. Burial will follow in the Macedonia Cemetery. 
Barnett's Funeral Home of Marion is in charge of arrangements. 

Leslie 
Glade Spring-Mrs. Edith A. Leslie, 74, died Sunday, December 22, 1996 at her home. She was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church. 
Survivors include her husband, Reginald Leslie; one daughter, Glenda A. Leslie, Glade Spring; one son, Glen A. Leslie, Glade Spring; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Graveside services will be conducted today at 11 a.m. in Mr. Rose Cemetery with the Rev. Wiley Mayo officiating. 
The D. R. Henderson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Murray 
Noah Franklin Murray, Sr., age 49, of Staley Street in Marion, died Saturday in the Smyth County Community Hospital in Marion. Mr. Murray was a native of Smyth County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Edith Murray. He was a decorated Vietnam veteran having served in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper in the 101 Airborne Division. He received two Purple Hearts, the Combat Infantry Badge and the Vietnam Service Medal. He served in the U.S. Army for over 13 years and achieved rank of Sergeant 1st Class. He was a member of the Francis Marion V.F.W. Post #4667, the Disabled American Veterans, the 82nd Airborne Association and the Purple Heart Association. 
Survivors include two sons, Noah Franklin Murray, Jr., Orlando Fla. and Steven Bradley Murray of Orlando, Fla.; one sister, Tereasa Olinger of Marion; one brother, Willard Murray, Jr., Marion; one grandchild, Reagan Ciera Murray; two step grandchildren, Garion Combs and Issac Johnson. He is also survived by a special friend and companion, Maggie Combs of Marion. 
Funeral services will be conducted today at 11 a.m. from the Barnett's Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Neville Mozingo officiating. Interment will be in the Roselawn Cemetery with military honors being rendered by the Francis Marion V.F.W. Post #4667. 
Barnett's Funeral Home of Marion is in charge of arrangements. 

Roland 
Charles R. "Bob" Roland, age 74, died Friday, December 20, 1996 at his home in Marion. Mr. Roland was preceded in death by his father and mother, George and Bessie Roland; one sister, Dora Snyder, and two brothers, Tim and John Young. 
He is survived by several nieces, nephews and one special friend, Roberta Armstrong of Marion. 
Funeral services were held Sunday, December 22, 1996 at 4 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with Rev. Mike Sage officiating. A private burial followed in Roland Cemetery in Marion. 
Seaver-Brown Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements. 

Sheets 
Chilhowie-Luther Ray Sheets, 92, died Friday, December 20, 1996 in the Smyth County Community Hospital in Marion. He was a retired employee of the Brunswick Corporation in Marion. He was a member of and oldest father at Grosses Creek Baptist Church. 
Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Mary Martin Sheets; three daughters, Jean Ross, Mountain City, Tenn., Betty Severt, Atlanta, Ga., Gladys Noack, Benton Harbor, Mich.; two sons, Clarence Sheets, Marcellus, Mich. and Jamie Sheets, Chilhowie.; two brothers, Neal Sheets and Floyd Sheets, both of Chilhowie; 15 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, December 23, 1996 in the Williams Funeral Home Chapel in Chilhowie with the Rev. Lloyd L. Sheets officiating. Burial followed in the Mountain View Cemetery. 
Mr. Sheets was preceded in death by a son, Howard Sheets. He is also survived by three sons-in-law, Bill Ross, Mountain City, Tenn., Avery Severt, Atlanta, Ga., Harold Noack, Benton Harbor, Mich.; one daughter-in-law, Anita Sheets, of Chilhowie; a special friend of the family, Veda Dentler; a very special grandson, David Sheets. 
Williams Funeral Home in Chilhowie was in charge of arrangements. 

Grant
Robert Dean "Bobby" Grant, age 53, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 1996 at his home in Chilhowie. 
Survivors include one daughter, Tina G. Underwood, Eagle Rock; one brother, Allen L. Grant, Saltville; five sisters: Irene Brannon, Damascus, Gladys Osborne, Morgantown, W.Va., Wanda Eastridge and Edith Smith, both of Chilhowie, and Virginia Chapman, Saltville; one grandson, Cody Allen Underwood; several nieces and nephews. 
Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Dec. 31, in Elizabeth Cemetery with the Rev. Shirley Carter officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made on behalf of the family. 
D.R. Henderson Funeral Home in Saltville is in charge of arrangements. 

Henegar
Albert Samuel Henegar, age 52, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 1996 at his mother's home in Saltville. He was a native of Saltville, and was preceded in death by one daughter, April Henegar. 
Survivors include his wife, Gladys Henegar; one son, Richard Henegar, Roanoke; one daughter, Melissa Henegar; his mother, Iva Henegar, Saltville; one brother, Bill Henegar, Glade Spring; and one sister, Sue Teaters, Chilhowie. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Dec. 31, in D.R. Henderson Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Eller officiating. Burial will be in Mount Rose Cemetery. 
D.R. Henderson Funeral Home in Saltville is in charge of arrangements. 

Hester
Mary Ann Hester, age 60, died Friday, Dec. 27, 1996 at her home in Marion. 
She is survived by her husband, Charles M. Hester of Marion; one son and daughter-in-law, Charles William and Laurie Hester of Marion; one sister, Frances Stillwell of Glade Spring. 
Funeral services were conducted Monday, Dec. 30, at 11 a.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with the Rev. Sam Slemp officiating. Burial followed in Rose Lawn Cemetery. 
Seaver-Brown Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements. 

Rethford
John Morrison Rethford, age 67, of Chilhowie, died Friday, Dec. 27, 1996 in the Smyth County Community Hospital. 
Mr. Rethford was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church and had been employed by the Marion Bottling Company for 22 years and American Furniture in Chilhowie for 15 years. 
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Hash Rethford, Chilhowie; five daughters: Mary Widener and Barbara Billings, both of Marion, Patricia Burchett of Chilhowie, Trisha Harris of Rich Valley, and Regina Thomas of Atkins; one son, Roy W. Rethford of Marion; five sisters: Nancy Johnston of Boissevain, Lilly Saunders of Mullins, W.Va., Shirley Thompson of Knox, Ind., Lucille Taylor of Lorain, Ohio, and Ruby Westmoreland of Browns Mill, N.J.; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 
Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 29, at 2 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Blevins officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Joyce Blevins, P.O. Box 905, Marion, VA 24354. 
Seaver-Brown Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements. 

Rich
Arfie Elizabeth Sheets Rich, age 92, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 1996 at the Wytheville Community Hospital. 
Mrs. Rich was the widow of William B. Rich. She lived most of her life in Smyth County and had been living at the Birdmont Manor in Wytheville for the past two years. She was preceded in death by one son, Clarence R. Rich and an infant daughter. 
She was a member of the Valley View Baptist Church and worked as a homemaker for most of her life. 
Survivors include two sons, Roy Rich, Marion, and James Rich, Fairfax; four daughters: Pauline Greer and Viola Alexander, both of Marion, Sarah Eller, Chilhowie, and Edith McMillan, Monroe, N.C.; one brother, Rex Sheets, Buffalo, W.Va.; 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren. 
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 1, at 2 p.m. in Barnett's Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Neitch and the Rev. Mike Sage officiating. Interment will follow in the McCarter Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. 
Barnett's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Roberts
Hazel Hopkins Roberts, age 94, died Friday, Dec. 27, 1996 in Smyth County Community Hospital. She was a member of Riverview Presbyterian Church and was the widow of Edward Scott Roberts. She was preceded in death by two sons, Ozie and James Roberts; and two daughters, Elizabeth Fowler and Susan Call. 
Survivors include four sons, George Roberts, Joe Roberts and Noah Roberts, all of Saltville, and Richard Roberts, Marion; two daughters, Linda Petzold and Blanche Oberle, both of Ormond Beach, Fla.; one brother, John Hopkins, Saltville; two sisters, Josephine Frye, Chilhowie, and Katherine Reel, Marion; 21 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 30, in D.R. Henderson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob Surber officiating. Burial was in Elizabeth Cemetery. 
D.R. Henderson Funeral Home in Saltville was in charge of arrangements. 

Rose
Clinton Aaron Rose, age 84, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 1996 in Smyth County Community Hospital. 
Mr. Rose was a native of Dickinson County and had been living in the Marion area for more than 50 years. He was a superintendent over the lumber yard at the W.M. Ritter Lumber Company in McClure and retired from the Brunswick Corp. as a supervisor having worked there for more than 29 years. He was of the Baptist faith. 
Survivors include his wife, Della Entis Ashby Rose, Marion; one son and daughter-in-law, Dale E. and Rowan H. Rose, Hampton; one brother, Woodrow Rose, Coeburn; several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services were conducted Monday, Dec. 30, at 2 p.m. in Barnett's Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Neville Mozingo and the Rev. Jack Bowery officiating. Entombment followed in the Rosewood Memorial Gardens in Rural Retreat. 
Barnett's Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Shazier
Ketron Allen Shazier, age 23, died Friday, Dec. 27, 1996 at his home in Chilhowie. 
Survivors include his wife, Ginger Holstein Shazier; his father, Franklin Shazier, Chilhowie; his mother, Nashell Ballard Shazier; two brothers, Eric Shazier and Franklin A. "Tony" Shazier, both of Chilhowie; two stepdaughters, Somner Holstein and Autums Holstein, both of West Virginia; one nephew. 
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 30, in the First Baptist Church in Chilhowie with the Rev. Stephen Fields and the Rev. Johnny L. Johnson officiating. Burial was in the Chilhowie Cemetery. 
Williams Funeral Home in Chilhowie was in charge of arrangements. 

Brown
William Eugene "Billy" Brown, age 45, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 1997 in Smyth County Community Hospital. He was of the Protestant Christian Faith and was preceded in death by his sister, Carol Sue Brown. 
He is survived by his parents, William and Laura Grey Brown of Marion; two sisters, Wanda Breedlove and Mary Jett, both of Marion; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles; a very special friend, Charlotte Osborne, and several other special friends. 
Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 24, at 2 p.m. in Seaver-Brown Chapel with the Rev. Joe Powers and the Rev. Allen Osborne officiating. Burial followed in Rose Lawn Cemetery. 
Seaver-Brown Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements. 

Cline
Ancil Lee Cline, age 58, of Rural Retreat, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 1997 in Smyth County Community Hospital. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Linda Shelton Cline; one daughter, Leigh Cline; his father, Garland A. Cline; three brothers, Donald Robert Cline, James E. Cline and Stephen K. Cline. 
He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Timothy Allen and Tammy Cline, Marion; two grandchildren, Timothy Allen Cline Jr., and Tamonthy Cline; his mother, Nelia Jane Cline, Wytheville; four sisters and brothers-in-law: Virginia and Quentin Sutphin, and Olivia "Libby" Caudle, all of Wytheville; Helen and Elmer Tickle, Max Meadows; and Ethel and Tex Willard, Darlington, S.C.; six brothers and sisters-in-law: McKinley and Louella Cline, Crockett; Walter and Katherine Cline, and Martin L. and Georgia Cline, all of Wytheville; William P. "Bill" and Linda Cline, Dublin; Randolph H. and Janie Cline, Marion; and Richard H. and Rebecca Cline, Rural Retreat; 24 nieces and nephews; several great-nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services will be held today, Jan. 25, at 1 p.m. at Barnett's Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Shupe and Pastor Edward Schaack officiating. Interment will follow in the West End Cemetery. 
Barnett's Funeral Home in Wytheville is in charge of arrangements. 

French
Gladys "Goff" French, age 84, of Wytheville, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 1997 in Wythe County Community Hospital. 
She was a member of West End United Methodist Church, Wytheville, and was the widow of Robert E. French Sr. 
Survivors include one son, Robert E. "Bob" French Jr., Abingdon; one daughter, June Cardwell, Wytheville; two sisters, Edna Henderson, Bristol, Tenn., and Flo Knutson, Florida; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. 
Graveside services were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24, in Mount Rose Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Smith and the Rev. Harry Hite officiating. 
D.R. Henderson Funeral Home in Saltville was in charge of arrangements. 

Goodbrod
Gwendolyn C. Goodbrod, age 56, of Chilhowie, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 1997 in Williamsport Hospital and Medical Center, Pennsylvania. 
She was a native of Jersey Shore, Penn., and was a graduate of Jersey Shore High School and the Williamsport School of Nursing. She was a licensed practical nurse and was employed by Divine Providence Hospital, Williamsport, Penn., early in her life. 
She was the manager of Springford Mills Outlet in Chilhowie. She was a member of Chilhowie United Methodist Church and a member of the Ivanhoe Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star, Jersey Shore, Penn. She enjoyed quilt making, sewing and crafts. 
Survivors include her husband, Louis w. Goodbrod Jr.; two sons, Louis W. Goodbrod III, Chilhowie, and Gregory W. Goodbrod, a student at Shenandoah University, Winchester; two daughters, Monique D. Goodbrod, Radford, and Jennifer D. Goodbrod, Chilhowie; her parents, William L. and Evelyn Reeder Cohick, Avis, Penn.; two sisters, Jolie A. Marks, Avis, Penn., and Diane Y. Breon, Huron, Ohio. 
Funeral services will be held today, Jan. 25, in Avis, Penn. 
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, in Chilhowie United Methodist Church. 
Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home, Jersey Shore, Penn., is in charge of arrangements. 

Haynes
Herbert Lee "Herbie" Haynes, age 55, of Glade Spring, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 1997. 
Mr. Haynes was a member of Quarry United Methodist Church and was an employee of Bristol Compressors. 
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Haynes; three sons, Greg Haynes, Mechanicsville, Bryan Haynes, Glade Spring, and Geoffrey Haynes, of the home; one stepson, Ross Henderson, Reno, Nev.; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James W. "Jack" Haynes, Saltville; one brother, Tim Haynes, Saltville; four sisters, Eleanor Holmes, Linda Phipps, Teresa Dickens and Tammy Carter, all of Glade Spring; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; two special friends, Sylvia Slagle and Lefty Tuggle. 
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, in Quarry United Methodist Church with the Rev. Harry Tindell and the Rev. Jim Wright officiating. Burial followed in Mount Rose Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Quarry United Methodist Church. 
D.R. Henderson Funeral Home in Saltville was in charge of arrangements. 

Parks
Effie Carmel Parks, age 87, of Wytheville, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 1997 in Smyth County Community Hospital. 
She is survived by six sons: Marion Byrd Seabolt and Bobby Dean Parks, both of Rural Retreat; Ray Vernon Parks, Kenneth Eugene Parks and Ancil Terry Parks, all of Wytheville; John Preston Seabolt, Marion; two sisters, Gussie Mills, Wytheville, and Dorothy Louise Keen of Max Meadows; three brothers, Chrisman Smith of Crockett, Ross Smith of Rural Retreat, and Charles Smith of Fort Chiswell; a special friend, Fred Cline of Rural Retreat; 13 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services were held Thursday, Jan. 23, at 1 p.m. in the Lindsey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Hall officiating. Interment followed in the Rosewood Memorial Gardens in Rural Retreat. 
Lindsey Funeral Home in Rural Retreat was in charge of arrangements. 

Snider
Mae Haga Snider, age 92, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 1997 in Smyth County Community Hospital. 
She was preceded in death by her first husband, James Herman Haga Sr., and her second husband, Conley Snider. She was a member of the Marion Baptist Church and was the daughter of W.C. and Callie Barnett Hockett. 
Survivors include two sons, James Herman Haga Jr., Jacksonville, N.C., and Monroe Lee Haga, Marion; four daughters: Jewel Blevins, Mrs. Clifton (Charmie) Blevins, Mrs. Bascom W. (Margaret) Johnson and Doris Winebarger, all of Marion; two stepsons, Clifton Snider, Fern Park, Fla., and Arlen B. Snider, Marion; one stepdaughter, Wilma Sherwood, Bristol; one sister-in-law, Isabell Hockett, Marion; nine grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 10 step-grandchildren, nine step-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, in Williams Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles E. Blevins, the Rev. Floyd Nelson and Dr. William A. Slater officiating. Burial was in the West Cemetery. 
Williams Funeral Home in Chilhowie was in charge of arrangements.


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