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Sandra Jo Sink

Sandra SinkSandra Jo Sink, age 72 of Richmond died Wednesday, September 26, 2018. She is preceded in death by her mother, Audrey Hudson Sink; and her brother, Robert Benjamin Sink. She is survived by her loving father, Joseph Lenwood Sink; sister, Lynn Sink Allen; brother-in-law, Randy Allen; two nieces, Kendall Leigh Allen and Lauren Davis Allen; one nephew, William Benjamin Allen; one aunt, Edith Sink; and many cousins. Sandra attended FCHS, graduated from Virginia Intermont College and Campbell University with an education degree. She worked in several elementary schools and FCHS as a physical education teacher. Sandra has been dealing with many illnesses for over 40 years. Over the past few years, she has stayed at Divine
Favor Residential Home where the staff and her fellow residents loved her as part of their family. We owe immeasurable debt and much gratitude to Sabrina and Mike Epps for standing by her and meeting her everyday needs while at Divine Favor. She was very happy there and never complained. The staff of Heartland Hospice cared for her during her last days. 

A one hour visitation beginning at 1 p.m. will precede the memorial service on Saturday, September 29 at 2 p.m. It will be held at Flora Funeral Service at 665 South Main Street, Rocky Mount, VA. Burial will follow at Mountain View Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, kindly make a donation to NAMI Virginia (National Alliance on Mental Illness - Virginia).  If you wish to mail your donation, please make checks payable to NAMI Virginia and mail to P.O. Box 8260 Richmond, Virginia 23226. NAMI Virginia is a 501 (C)(3) tax-exempt organization.

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Allen Calvin “A.C.” Law

A.C. LawAllen Calvin “A.C.” Law, age 75 of Rocky Mount, died Thursday, September 27, 2018. He was born on March 30, 1943 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Willie Law. He was born and raised in Franklin County, and worked at MW Windows. Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 31 years, Paulette Law; his beloved sister-in-law, Frances and her family; two sons, Jeff Law and Mark Law; one step-daughter, Debbie Hall and David King; grandchildren, Robert King, Candy Law, M.J. Law, Toni Wright, Jessica Haley; great-grandchildren, Noah and Evianna; step-grandchildren, Barbara Ann and David Wright and kids; and his beloved dog, Hotdog. Funeral services will be conducted from Flora Funeral Chapel 2 p.m. Sunday with Pastor John Collins officiating. Interment will be held at a later date at Franklin Memorial Park. His family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.

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Eleanor S. Washburn

EleanorWashburnEleanor S. Washburn, age 77 of Snow Creek, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, September 21, 2018. She was preceded in death by her
husband, Robert Washburn; mother, Winnie Conway and father, P.O. Sink. She was an active member of Snow Creek Christian Church where she
sang in the choir for many years. Also she was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Snow Creek Rescue Squad. She is survived by her
children, Timothy Washburn (Jenny), Vickie Washburn and Melisa Lynch (Stephen); grandchildren, Brittany Sigmon (Seth), Joshua Washburn
(Morgan), Christopher Lynch (Patricia), Kyle Lynch (Taylor) and Stephen Lynch IV; great grandchildren, Gavin Sigmon, Hayley Lynch and
Christopher Lynch, Jr.; sister, Diane Arrington; nephew, Dean Arrington; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at Snow
Creek Christian Church, 11:00 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Bill Oliver, Rev. Jim Compton, Pastor Bobby Young and Pastor Derek Layman officiating.
Interment will follow in Snow Creek Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Amedisys Hospice, 5221 Valley
Park Drive, Suite 2, Roanoke, Virginia 24019. Her family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. Sunday at Snow Creek Christian Church. Arrangements by
Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.

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Harold Wayne Kefauver, Jr.

Harold Wayne Kefauver, Jr., age 18 of Rocky Mount Va. died Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born
June 7, 2000 and completed high school at Kefauver Academy. He was employed at Sheetz and formerly at Bojangles. Harold was part of youth
group at Redeeming Life and had gone to Australia as a student ambassador with People to people. His one love in life was cars and anything to do with them. Survivors include his dad, Harold Wayne Kefauver, Sr.; his mom, Laura Kefauver; siblings, Marla, Regan, Payton, Walker, Zack from Rocky Mount, VA; sister, Anna from Harker Heights, TX; his grandparents, Bruce and Debbie Bechtel from Boyertown, PA. and Faye Beckner from Roanoke, VA. Harold was predeceased by great- grandfather, Jesse Bechtel; and grandfather, Jim Kefauver. In lieu of flowers please donate to JDRF in his name. A private memorial service is planned for family and close friends. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.

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Julia LaPrade

Julia LaPrade, age 96 of Callaway, passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. She was born on January 18, 1922 and was preceded in death by her parents, Ira Newton & Nannie Catherine Brubaker LaPrade and her brothers, Ernest LaPrade, Paul LaPrade and Roy LaPrade. Surviving are her nephews, Henry (Faye), Earl (Jane) and Kenneth (Brenda); nieces, Brenda (Paul) and Teresa (Allan); 5 great-nephews; 5 great-nieces; 8 great-great- nephews and 7 great- great-nieces; a friend Brian Harmon. She became a member of the Antioch Church of the Brethren at the age of 10, and she faithfully served and attended there all her life. She taught in the public school system for 40 years. She worked and volunteered at Camp Bethel for many years. Services will be held at Antioch Church of the Brethren on Saturday, September 15 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Andy Duffey and Rev. Noel Naff officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Her family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, Julia requested to please consider a donation to Antioch COB, 2996 Callaway Road, Rocky Mt, VA 24151 or Camp Bethel, 328 Bethel Road, Fincastle, VA 24090. The family would like to say a special THANK YOU to Franklin Health Care and Rehab for their loving and special care over the last few years. THANK YOU to Carilion Hospice for their special care and concerns over the last few days. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.