A Celebration of Life Service and Committal for Rev. Donna Bennett Coffman will be held July 21, 11:00 AM at Hoke Chapel (UMC) Cemetery on Ogle Creek Rd, west of Covington, VA.
Donna passed away on March 28, at her home in Fuquay Varina, NC, following a valiant 25-year battle with cancer.
Memorial gifts may be made to Sarcoma Research, Duke Cancer Institute, 710 W. Main St, Durham, NC 27701; to Kirk of Holly Springs (Presbyterian) KOK, 200 High Meadow Dr, Cary NC 27511(Note Donna Coffman Memorial on memo line), or to McAllister Memorial Presbyterian Church, 900 Alleghany Av, Covington, VA 24426.
Sterling Harvey Walker, age 87 of 565 Roxbury Street, Clifton Forge, Virginia went to be with his Heavenly Father on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 2:00 PM in the Clifton Forge Baptist Church in Clifton Forge with Reverend Tom Harvey officiating.
Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton Forge is handling arrangements.
The family suggests memorial tributes take the form of contributions to the Clifton Forge Baptist Church, 511 McCormick Blvd, Clifton Forge, VA 24422.
To send condolences to the family online, please visit www.nicelyfuneralhome.com.
Frances Owen Stinespring, 96, of Hot Springs, Virginia passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at The Spring Nursing Center.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at Healing Springs Baptist Church with Pastor Donald Lee Altizer officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Healing Springs Baptist Church, 4697 Sam Snead Highway, Hot Springs, Virginia 24445 or the Springs Nursing Center Resident Fund, P.O. Drawer I, Hot Springs, Virginia 24445.
Arrangements are being handled by McLaughlin & Young Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.mclaughlinandyoung.com.
Charles Joseph “Joe” Deane, Jr., 61, of Dolly Ann Apartments, died, Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at his residence.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
The online guest book is available at arrittfuneralhome.com.
Memorial donations in Joe’s name may be made to either the Epilepsy Foundation; 8301 Professional Place, Suite 200; Landover, MD 20785, or to the Alleghany County Humane Society; 9313 Rich Patch Road; Covington, VA 24426.
Velma Nicely Harlow, 91, of Lynchburg, VA, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 2nd, 2018.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, July 6th, 2018 at the Central Advent Christian Church (Rock Church) Cemetery, located at 3515 Longdale Furnance Rd., Clifton Forge, Virginia 24422.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Langhorne Chapel Community Church at 15777 Leesville Rd., Evington, VA 24550.
Mallow Presbyterian Church, located at 2004 Mallow Road, Covington, in partnership with the Presbytery of the Peaks Camp Workgroup, is hosting Camp Peaks, a day camp from Monday, July 23, through Friday, July 27.
The day camp will last from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily at the church picnic shelter.
The camp is open to anyone from 5-12 years of age.
The Clifton Forge Public Library will offer a free screening of the award-winning documentary “Green Fire” on Thursday, July 19, in the library’s Michael Armstrong Community Room, beginning at 6 p.m. “Green Fire” focuses on Aldo Leopold, the father of wildlife ecology and the U.S. wilderness system.
CLIFTON FORGE — A new non-credit class, “Introduction to Fly Fishing,” has been added to the summer schedule by Dabney S. Lancaster Community College’s Work-force Solutions and Community Education Division, on Saturday, Aug. 4, from 8 a.m. to noon on the DSLCC main campus in Clifton Forge.
RICHMOND — Gov. Ralph Northam on Friday announced more than $3.6 million in Affordable and Special Needs Housing loans for seven projects across Virginia, including $600,000 for property in Clifton Forge owned by South River Development Corp.
By Jackie Almarode and Señor Tucker A great advantage for our students in following the New Tech system of Project/Problem Based Learning is the role that technology plays in it.
We understand that some of the devices and new software that seems to change on a daily basis can be intimidating to some — especially those of our generation — but for our children, it is essential that they have to skills needed to use them and the ability to learn new software quickly.
By Rep. Morgan Griffith Reports have circulated in recent months, mostly on questionable news outlets like Facebook etc., asserting that a Balanced Budget Amendment passed through Congress, namely H. J. Res. 2, requires money to be taken from the Social Security Trust Fund.
Claiming that balancing the budget takes money away from Social Security or Medicare is crazy talk!
Gary Appel, left, was recognized for his years of service as an instructor of statistics and pre-calculus for the Jackson River Governor’s School during the annual JRGS Scholars Banquet, held May 30 at Southern Virginia University in Buena Vista.
Covington residents Marvin Farewell, also known as Birdman, and his therapy cockatoo, Sugar, are star attractions and unofficial greeters at local stores: Walmart and Food Lion in Covington and Kroger in Clifton Forge.
“She goes everywhere I go,” said Farewell. “She stays right here on my shoulder,” he said petting the spot where Sugar sat.