Michael Wayne Narmour

Michael Wayne Narmour, age 58 went to be with his Lord and Savior on September 1, 2017 at his home in Ferrum, Virginia. The youngest of four siblings, Michael was born in Dallas, Texas on July 28, 1959 to Arthur and Lenora Narmour of Lancaster. While attending Elsie Robertson High School he met Ginger Linthicum on the marching band practice field. Sweethearts through high school and college, they were married in January 1982, remaining inseparable and devoted until their last day together. Michael attended Stephen F. Austin State University and obtained a degree in Business Administration. He was a proud US Navy veteran, serving as an
Avionics Technician Petty Officer 1st Class for 7 years before pursuing a 20 year career in Cellular Network Switch Engineering. Michael and Ginger have been proud homeschooling parents for over 26 years to their four daughters, Courtney, Lindsey, Caitlin, and Kelsey. Michael's passion for learning along with them and pursuing every task, no matter how small, with curiosity and jubilance was evident in both his personal and professional life.

Family and friends are invited to attend the graveside service, which will take place Friday, September 8, 2017, at 1 p.m. in Mountain View Memorial Park, with Rev. Rick Poland officiating. The family would like to offer their heartfelt thanks to all those who have been praying for them and thinking of them during this time. "Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding. And in all your ways, acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight." - Proverbs 3:5-6.

Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.


Barbara Elaine Badger

Barbara Elaine Badger, age 60 of Franklin County, passed away Sunday, Sept. 3 rd 2017 at home. She was born in Erie, PA on Feb. 8th, 1957 to Roberta Badger and to the late Bernard Badger. She was preceded in death by her father, Bernard Badger; and her grandparents. She is survived by her mother, Roberta Badger; sister, Linda Badger; brother, Bernie Badger Jr, and sister-in- law, Helen Badger. Also many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends. She was an excellent quilter, avid gardener, stained glass artist and a china painter. A viewing will be held 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8 th at Flora Funeral Home in 665 South Main Street, POB 763, Rocky Mount, VA 24151. 540-483- 3835. Memorial services will be held in her home on Saturday, Sept. 9 th at 11 a.m.


Virginia A. Neuhs

Virginia A. Neuhs, age 92 of Boones Mill, passed away on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. She was born March 30, 1925 in Amsterdam, NY to the late George and Eva Mae Covey. “Ginny” as she was known to all her friends loved bright sunny days working in her flower gardens. People came from around the county to see her beautifully arranged beds. She lived with her devoted husband, F.J. Neuhs for 61 years. They raised four children together and were parted by his death on May 19, 2007. Virginia was also preceded in death by her siblings, Jimmy, Elmira, Viola and Carlene. Surviving are her youngest brother, George; sons, Richard Neuhs and wife Jackie, Larry Neuhs, David Neuhs; daughter, Robin Neuhs and her companion Charley; grandchildren, Sandra Craft and husband Carl, Amy Neuhs, Mike Neuhs and sweetheart Samantha, Summer Pate and husband James, Janie Morton, Tracy St.Clair and Hunter Neuhs; great-grandchildren, David, Zachary, Jenna, Autumn, Nate, Steven and Kyndal Pate, Caleb and Logan Craft. Her memory will live on in our hearts. Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Sherwood Memorial Park, Salem with Chaplain Gary Kingery officiating. Her family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.


Allyn Gray Riddle

AllynRiddleAllyn Gray Riddle, 18, of Rocky Mount, Virginia was tragically taken from us on August 18, 2017. Allyn is survived by his parents, father Tom Riddle and mother and step father Allyson Riddle-Owens and James Owens, his big brother Austin Riddle, step sisters: Brandy Owens (wife
Angie), Taylor Owens and Kailey Owens, Grandparents: G.O. (Woody) and Joyce Woodlief, Jolene Riddle, and Brenda Owens, Aunts: Malinda Turner, Kaye Hale, Felicia Allred, and Eva Wood (husband Bob) Uncles: Ricky Allred (wife Rebekah), Don Riddle, Jr., Cousins: Billy Riddle, Chris Riddle (wife Coree), Tanner Hale, and many, many more. He was predeceased by his Paternal Grandparents Don and Kitty Riddle, and his Maternal grandfather J.C. (Dick) Allred.

Allyn was born August 25, 1998 in Roanoke, Virginia. He graduated from Franklin County High School in 2016 and aspired to become a Military Police Officer in the United States Navy and was currently working at UPS in Roanoke. Allyn was born and raised in Franklin County, VA and saw beauty in
things that others would overlook. He cherished his friends, he loved to hike, he loved music, and it was complete joy to watch him play soccer. Allyn always smiled and his laughter was purely magical. He had his own style, he was truly unique. Our physical time with you is over now son. I
consider myself proud and lucky to have been chosen by God to have had the pleasure of being your mother. The loss of a child is something no one should endure and yet, I take comfort knowing Allyn was a Christian - and when my sweet son was taken and his last breath released - the next sound must have been the flutter of angel's wings. Dr. David Jerimiah wrote, "God will dispatch His angels at just the right time, and they'll meet us just within the veil and carry us to the heights of His glory." You are absent from us but present with our Lord. You will always be remembered my son - with all of my heart - you are loved.

Rather than flowers, should friends desire, I think Allyn would like a contribution be made to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. with a memorial service to follow at 6:30 p.m. at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.


Ollie Pearl (Montgomery) Skidmore

Ollie Pearl (Montgomery) Skidmore, of Rocky Mount died Thursday, August 17, 2017. Mrs. Skidmore was born in Frenchburg, KY on July 5, 1921. Ollie married English Anderson Skidmore on July 16, 1949 residing in Middleton, OH. They retired to Melbourne, FL, where they enjoyed their close friends, sunshine and lots of shrimping for over 25 years. To be closer to their daughter they relocated to Rocky Mount, VA.
Preceding her in death were her husband, English Anderson Skidmore; parents, Bernice (Becraft) and Willie Montgomery; sisters, Gladys Melon, Ana Lee Firshich, twin sisters in infancy; brothers, Charlie, John, Eugene and Arnold Montgomery; daughter, June Antrican; son, Dale Anderson Skidmore. She is survived by her daughter, Jean C Boone; grandsons, Tony Boone (Melissa) of Columbus, OH, Todd Boone (Carman) of Rocky Mount, VA;
granddaughters, Trenda Boone of Charlotte, NC, Tama Rios (Jesse) of Ceres, CA and Yvonne Myers of Trenton, OH; 7 great-granddaughters, 4 great-grandsons and 7 great- great grandchildren; sister, Rebecca Powers of Orlando, FL; brother, Carl Montgomery of
CA; many nieces, nephews and friends. She was a member of Franklin Heights Baptist Church. Her loving caregivers, Betty, Carol, Elaine and Juanita kept her company the last few years of her life.
Funeral services will be conducted at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount, VA. Her family will receive friends with a viewing at 1:00 followed by a service at 2:00 Saturday August 19. Interment will follow in Mountain View Memorial Park.