Charlotte Underwood Yopp, age 67 of Rocky Mount went to be with the Lord Sunday, January 11, 2015. She attended Highland United Methodist Church and was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her father, William Robert Underwood; son, James Walter “Jimmy” Yopp and sister, Gwendola McPherson. Surviving are her husband, Roy Junior Yopp; sons, Dale Yopp (Michelle), Mike Yopp (Tammy); 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Marvin Underwood and Doug Underwood; several nieces and nephews and a special friend, Elizabeth Whittaker. Funeral services will be conducted at Highland United Methodist Church, 2 p.m. Wednesday with Rev. Jason Bryant and Rev. Bill Pagen officiating. Interment will follow in the Yopp Family Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Highland United Methodist Church. Her family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Flora Funeral Service & Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.
Stephen Phillip (Steve) Hines, age 72 of Callaway passed away Sunday, January 11, 2015 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home & Crematory, 62 Virginia Market Place Drive (Route 220 @ Wirtz Road), Rocky Mount.
John Anton Schaible III, age 80 of Moneta/Smith Mountain Lake passed away Monday, January 5, 2015 at his residence. He was born October 28,1932 in East Orange, New Jersey, the first son of John A. and Virginia Schaible. He graduated West Orange High School in 1952, attended Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. John worked for Schaible Oil in Springfield, NJ and retired from the family business as President after 20 years. He worked for 18 years as a territorial sales manager of Protech, Linden, NJ until 1994. He retired to Smith Mountain Lake, VA with his wife, Irene of 59 years. John was a member of Springfield, NJ Lions Club for 18 years and also a member of the Antique and Classic Boat Society at Smith Mountain Lake. In addition to his wife, he leaves to cherish his memory four children, Diane Rosamilia, Sullivans Island, SC, John A. Schaible, Lebanon, NJ, Russell H. Schaible of Charleston SC, Dr. James Schaible of Wirtz, Richard Schaible (deceased) of Scotch Plains, NJ, also nine grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations to either the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital or St. Jude’s Hospital would be appreciated. His family will receive friends 5:30-7:00 p.m. Thursday at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount, and on Saturday, 10-11:00 a.m. at Holy Cross Cemetery Mausoleum, Basking Ridge, NJ. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount/Smith Mountain Lake.
Barbara Jean Mitchell, 76, the most loving and giving person in the world, went to be with the lord on January 5, 2015. She was the daughter of the late James and Mattie Anderson, and the widow of Melvin Levi Mitchell. She was also preceded in death by brothers infant George Anderson, Fred Anderson (wife Lena), Radford Anderson and Paul Anderson and brother in law Eugene Hodges. She is survived by son Ricky Mitchell (Crosstie) and Lisa; two sisters Katherine Pinckard (Cordell) and Louise Hodges; two brothers Richard Anderson (Katie) and Tom Anderson (Nellie); sister in law Ellen Anderson; many nieces, nephews, great- nieces, great- nephews and many loving friends.
She was long standing member Doe Run Christian Church and will be missed by many. Funeral Services will be conducted at Flora Funeral Chapel, 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 8, 2015 officiated by Rev. Michael Stump. Interment will follow at the Anderson Family Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Doe Run Christian Church. Friends may call on the family an hour before the service at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.
Barry Keith Hood, 54 of Glade Hill, departed this life to be with his Lord on January 4, 2015. He was preceded in death by his father, Walter (Alex) Hood, maternal grandparents, Willie and Maude Hodges, paternal grandparents Jack and Mary Hood, and Joe and Bell Adkins, uncles, Thomas “Dede” Hood and Whitey McGee, cousin, James McGee, special friend, Margie Guthrie, and special great- nephew, Thomas Alexander Berg. Surviving are his mother Betty Jean Hood, sisters and brothers, Tammy J. Hodges (Jimmy), Bobby J. Hood (Tanya), Billy J. Hood (Shirley), Bonnie S. Altice (Rickey), and Angela J. Dudley (Ricky), nieces and nephews Darrell Hodges, Crystal Hannabass (William), Scott Cundiff, Walter “Buck” Dudley, Brandon Altice (Kristen), Otis Dudley and Caleb Hood, great nieces and nephews, Destiny Berg, Zoe Berg, Jason Altice and Jacob “Keith” Altice, aunts and uncles, Betty Lou Hood, Peggy Hodges (Gilbert) and Ellen McGee, special friends Linda Altice, Clay Hodges, Cathy Foley, Lewis Altice and “Blue”. Special thanks go out to his care givers, Rickey Altice (his buddy), Kristen Altice, Crystal Hannabass and Angela Dudley. Special thanks to Dr. Robert Strong and Karen Tosh for all their care. Funeral services will be conducted 10:00 a.m. Wednesday January 7, 2015 at Flora Funeral Chapel with Pastor Ron Coleman officiating. Interment will follow in the Hall Family Cemetery. His family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Flora Funeral service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.