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Jessie Winifred David Hairfield (Kink)

Jessie Winifred David Hairfield (Kink), 78 years old of Ferrum, VA passed away Thursday, October 05, 2017. She was born January 19, 1939 in Union Hall, VA. She was the daughter of the late Lester Thomas and Ethel Lena Ellis David. She retired from MW Windows with many years of service. Also was preceded in death by husband, Posey Randolph Hairfield; brother, George T. David, Sr.; and niece, Vickie L. David. She is survived by sister-in- law, Ruth H. David; brother-in- law, Lawrence Hairfield; nephews, George T. David, Jr. (Sarah), Frankie L. David (Denise); nieces, Bonnie D. Brooks (Perry),
Jeannie D. Brown and Lisa D. Mitchell (Crosstie); a number of great-nieces and nephews; great-great- nieces and nephews; special friends, Rick and Debbie Frye; and many other friends. Graveside services will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday at Franklin Memorial Park with Pastor Bud Nichols Officiating. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.

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Ethleen Hall

Etheleen HallEthleen Hall 87, of Rocky Mount, passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy B, Hall; parents,
Joefonza Smith and Bertha Rigney Smith; daughter-in- law, Tonia Hall; sisters, Myrtle Law, Lizzie Robertson, Sallie Mays; brothers, Eugene Smith, Henry Smith (Nob); sister-in- law, Dannie H. Smith. She is survived by her son, Donald Wesley Hall; granddaughter, Dana Dare Turner and her husband
Chris; sisters, Corena Harrison, Lucille Brown; sister-in- law, Sheila Smith; special nieces, Dianne Ayers, Bea Meeks and Mary Lou Denis. Per her request no flowers. Graveside services will be at 3:00 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2017 at Smith Family Cemetery with Pastor Dave Schuller. Her family will
receive friends one hour prior to the service at the cemetery. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center Rocky Mount.

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Charles “Hugh” Preston, Sr.

Charles “Hugh” Preston, Sr. 88, of Roanoke and formerly of Franklin County, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017. He was born August 26,
1929, a son of the late Albert Booker Preston, Sr. and Eula Thornton Preston. Surviving are his wife, Betty Jo Taylor Preston, sons, Charles Hugh Preston, Jr. and Robert Allen Preston, Sr., brother, Benjamin Howard Preston, grandchildren, Carrie Preston, Robert Allen Preston, Jr., Charles
Hugh Preston III, Chris Preston, Andrew Preston and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Preston was skilled in electronics, working at Dixie
Appliance Company and as owner of Affiliated Electronics Corp. for 37 years. He enjoyed hunting and riding ATV’s with Herbert and Roy Jones
and spending time with the Jones family. The family would like to express their gratitude to the caregivers from Carilion Clinic Hospice of Roanoke.
Funeral services will be conducted at Flora Funeral Chapel, 3:00 p.m. Monday, October 2, 2017, with Rev. David Long officiating. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Park. His family will receive friends one hour prior to services on Monday at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.

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Lax Winfred Mitchell

Lax Winfred Mitchell, age 93 of Glade Hill, Va. went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. His wife of 68 years, Sunie Wood
Mitchell, preceded him in death by 18 days. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Jarvey, Sr. and Gladys Mitchell; sister, Joy Wiseman; and brothers, Jarvey, Alfred, Earl. Surviving are his sister and brother-in- law, Gloria and Leroy Moran; sister-in- law, Nancy Mitchell; and many nieces and nephews. Lax was owner of Mitchell Custom Frames. He loved boating and fishing. He was an active member of the Craft United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday, October 5 at Flora Funeral Chapel with the Rev. B. Sung and the Rev. Judy Short officiating. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. at Flora Funeral Service in Rocky Mount,
Va. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Craft United Methodist Church, 4367 Webster Road, Glade Hill, Va. 24092.

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James T. Swinney

James T. Swinney (LtCol USMC Ret), age 86 of Hardy passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2017. He is survived by his wife Nancy; sons, Matthew and his wife Molly, Timothy, Michael and Daniel and his wife Jessica; four grandchildren. Funeral services will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a future date. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount/Smith Mountain Lake.