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Jim Reed Sink

Jim Reed Sink, age 95 of Wirtz, Va. passed away on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was preceded in death by his
wife, Billie Edna Sink; son-in-law, David Douthat; great-grandson, David Ray Douthat; brothers, Alfred Sink, Paul Sink, Wilsie Sink, George Sink
and Johnnie Sink; sisters, Maude and Roxie Sink, Cornelia Sumpter and Melva Watson. He is survived by his daughter, Mary Sink Douthat; grandson, Michael Douthat and grandson, Christopher Douthat who will be missing five years in October; along with many nieces and nephews. He worked as a supervisor at N&W Railway until his retirement and served his country in the U.S. Army. The family request no food. Funeral
services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Monday August 13, 2018 at Flora Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Susan E. Bentley officiating. Interment will
follow in Old Liberty Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky
Mount.

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Margaret Woods Crook,

MargaretCrookMargaret Woods Crook, age 86 of Ferrum was born on March 15, 1932 a daughter of the late Charlie and Mattie Cooper Woods and died Sunday, August 5, 2018. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Sam Crook; and brothers, Marvin S. Woods, Russell P. Woods and C.W. Woods. Surviving are her son, Steve (Dot) Crook; daughter, Margie (Wayne) Gearhart; grandchildren, Daniel Gearhart, Charles “Brock” Crook; Brittany (Blake) Crook; brother, Billy Woods; and sisters, Jean Powell and Essie Wilson. Mrs. Crook loved sewing and crafts. Special thanks to friends and neighbors whom she knew and loved… and her “gossip line” friends. Also thanks to the nurses and staff at Carilion Roanoke and Franklin Memorial Hospitals for their care and concern. Funeral services will be conducted from Flora Funeral Chapel 11 a.m. Wednesday with Rev. J. Michael Magnani officiating. Interment will follow in the Sam Crook Family Cemetery at the home. Her family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.

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John Clay Bibbee

John Clay Bibbee, age 52 of Ferrum passed away unexpectantly on Saturday, August 4, 2018 with his devoted wife by his side. He was born in Charleston,
West Virginia on March 11, 1966 to the late Clyde R. Bibbee Jr. and Frances Newhouse. He married Jennifer James Bibbee of Ferrum on March 15, 1994. He
served his country in the United States Navy for nine years. For the last 15+ years, he and his wife owned and operated a successful business, Bibbee and
Associates Appraisal Services. Those who knew John, knew that he loved life and was always there for those he loved. He was the kind of man who would
give the shirt off his back to help someone in need. John was an avid outdoorsman who loved kayaking, fishing, shooting, and reloading. He was
constantly looking for ways to “reinvent the wheel” and make things bigger and better. In addition to his parents, John is preceded in death by his grandparents
and his sister-in-law, Christy Michelle James. He is survived by his wife and best friend, Jennifer Bibbee; his four legged fur baby, Tula; son, Zachary Bibbee
(Mary); daughter, Ashleigh Martin; granddaughter, Elyssa Martin; brother, James “Jimmy” Bibbee (Pam); sister, Jody Stier (Freddy); father and mother-in-
law, Jeff (Judy) James; sisters-in-law, Melissa Chittum (Jason), Ashley Kraft (Mike); niece, Evelyn; nephews, William, Luke, and Levi; and his closest
friends, Lee and Robin Walker. John will be missed beyond words by all who knew and loved him. A private memorial service will be planned at a later date.
John would end this by saying, “…see y’all later”. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.

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Cora Elizabeth Pardue Bryant

Cora Elizabeth Pardue Bryant, age 81 of Eggleston went to be with her Lord, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents,
Johnson and Ellen Pardue; a sister, Katie Swaim; a brother, Lonnie Pardue; and seven grandchildren. She is survived by her husband, Pastor, Dr. Joe
Bryant; sons, Matthew (Della), Mark (Joyce); daughter, Beth Yoder (Allen); ten grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and a sister, Betty
Bryant.  Elizabeth spent many years serving the Lord as a pastor's wife. She was a member of Riverview Baptist Church, Ripplemead, Va. A service of
worship of the Lord and celebration of her life will be led by Pastor Shahn Wilburn at the Church Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. The family will receive visitors from 1:30 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. prior to the service. Burial will be Monday, August 6, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Oaklawn Gardens, 3250 High
Point Rd., Winston-Salem, N.C. Pastor James Reese will be in charge of the committal service.  Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and
Cremation Center, Rocky Mount, Va.

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Frances W. Church

FrancesChurchFrances W. Church, age 79 of Boones Mill, Virginia, passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday, August 1, 2018. Frances was born in Ashland, West Virginia on May 12, 1939. Since her late husband Billy Joe Church’s passing in 1977, she dedicated her life to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. After a short career with the FBI and raising her children, she worked in management for several regional pharmacies before retiring. In addition to her late husband, Frances is preceded in death by her parents, Frank E. and Inez Guilliams Willis; her daughter-in-law, Jennifer Church; and her sister, Emma Lawless. She is survived by her three children, Tamey Conner, Mark Church (Lynn), and Marlene Wray (Michael); her six grandchildren, Christen Church (Donnie Parrish), Jessica Nichols (Eric Jantz), Adam Church (Abbey), Sydney Church (Dan Stenger), Megan Whitaker (Sam), and Laura Conner; and her six great-grandchildren, Braxton Nichols, Bethany Conner, Isla Church-Parrish, Sullivan Church-Parrish, Jaxon Whitaker, and Aaron Church; her “adopted” son, Clifton Gill; her sister, Becky Darago (Carl); her brother, Bobby Willis (Linda); and numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Frances’ long-time friend, Virginia Bussey, and to Good Samaritan Hospice. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 3, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 at Flora Funeral Home in Rocky Mount, Virginia. The funeral service will be held at Flora Funeral Home on Saturday, August 4 at 11:00 a.m. The Rev. Richard Huggins of Lakeland, Florida will be officiating. Burial will follow the funeral at Mountain View Memorial Park. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount, VA.