Lynda Elizabeth Wiley Owens, 70, of Hot Springs, Virginia passed away Friday, May 18, 2018 at Lewis-Gale Medical Center in Salem, Virginia.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 26, 2018 at McLaughlin & Young Funeral Home in Hot Springs with Reverend W. Ed Mansfield officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association, Central & Western Virginia Chapter, 2040 Deyerle Ave. Suite 102, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 or The American Diabetes Association, Suite 200, 530 East Main Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219.
Arrangements are being handled by McLaughlin & Young Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.mclaughlinandyoung.com.
Susan Marie Moore Baird, 66, of 131 Clark Lane, Clifton Forge, Virginia died Friday, May 18, 2018 at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.
In keeping with her wishes, her body has been cremated and a memorial service has been scheduled for Friday, May 25, 2018 at 6:00 PM in the chapel of Nicely Funeral Home, in Clifton Forge with the Reverend Grover Nicely and Mr. Chris Fisher officiating.
The family suggests that memorial tributes take the form of contribution in her memory to the American Red Cross.
To send a condolence to the family online please visit www.nicelyfuneralhome.com.
Carl Hezekiah Mack, age 72, of 593 Verge Street, Clifton Forge, Virginia died Thursday, February 08, 2018.
In keeping with his wishes his body was cremated and a graveside memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 2:00PM at Red Hill Cemetery, Clifton Forge, with the Rev. Roslyn Thomas officiating.
Interment will follow. Nicely Funeral Home in Clifton Forge is handling the arrangements.
Lillie Lowman Shires, age 96, of 405 Commerce Avenue, Iron Gate, Virginia died Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at her residence.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM in Iron Gate United Methodist Church in Iron Gate with Reverend Bill Bearden and Reverend Lester Kennedy officiating.
Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton Forge is handling arrangements.
The family suggests memorial tributes take the form of contributions to Iron Gate United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 190, Iron Gate, VA 24448, or the Mountain Regional Hospice Volunteers, P.O. Box 637, Clifton Forge, VA 24422.
To send condolences to the family online, please visit www.nicelyfuneralhome.com.
Cynthia “Cindy” Ann Terry, 61, of Covington, and formerly of Virginia Beach, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
A funeral service will be conducted Friday, May 18, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Emmanuel Episcopal Church with Father LeBaron Taylor officiating.
The family suggests that memorial tributes take the form of contributions to Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 138 N. Maple Ave., Covington, VA 24426 or to the Alleghany Humane Society, P.O. Box 60, Low Moor, and VA 24457.
Arrangements are being handled by Loving Funeral Home; www.lovingfuneralhome1913.com.
RICHMOND — The Virginia Department of Transportation will suspend most highway work zones and lift most lane closures on interstates and other major roads in Virginia during Memorial Day weekend from noon Friday, May 25 until noon Tuesday, May 29.
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Mem-bers of the Alleghany Highlands Council 8689 Knights of Columbus have scheduled Memorial Day weekend Rosary recitations at six area Catholic cemeteries in eastern Fayette, Greenbrier, Monroe and Alleghany counties, and the public is invited to join the Knights at any or all prayer services.
On Sunday, May 27, the Knights will lead the Rosary at 8:30 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church’s Mount Loretta Cemetery in White Sulphur Springs.
During their regular meeting that was held Monday, the Covington City School Board made several recognitions, and also made several personnel appointments and accepted personnel retirements and resignations.
I’ve been watching and anticipating for weeks. And now, they’re here!
“My” baby robins have hatched, in their preferred habitat of the flamingo pink azalea just outside my porch screen. I can observe the busy comings and goings and developments from my chair. It’s my perfect spectator sport.
CLIFTON FORGE — Clifton Forge business owner Johnny Kern, of Johnny’s Barber Shop, is still cutting hair after 60 years.
A long-time fixture in the Clifton Forge community, Kern reached the milestone today — the same day 60 years ago that he started barber’s school. He planned to celebrate the occasion by attending his granddaughter’s graduation in Louisa County.