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Marie Pagans Perdue

Marie Pagans Perdue, age 91, of Union Hall, passed away peacefully Sunday morning
July 30, 2017, with family by her side. She was born May 24, 1926. Marie was
preceded in death by her beloved husband of 68 years Otey Perdue, and is now
eternally reunited with him. Marie was also preceded in death by her parents, Robert
and Willie Pagans; brothers, Grover Pagans, Alfred Pagans, Grady Pagans, Richard
Pagans; and dear sister, Rachel Pearman. She is survived by her children, Ronnie
Perdue, Don Perdue (Donna), Sharon White (Dan), and Kathy Angle (Ronnie);
grandchildren, Jennifer Vaden (Matthew), Jonathan Amos (Kathryn), Matthew Angle
(Ashley), Lindsey Perdue (Justin) and Breanna Perdue (Sid); seven great-
grandchildren; her brothers, Russell Pagans, Oscar Wayne Pagans (Lorraine); nieces
and nephews. Marie was a loving wife, mother and friend and an inspiration to all
who knew her. She enjoyed painting, writing, and crafts, but especially enjoyed her
flowers and vegetable garden. Special thanks to Glade Hill Rescue Squad and Carilion
Franklin Memorial Hospital staff for their kindness and support during this difficult
time. Funeral services will be conducted from Flora Funeral Chapel at 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday with Pastor Joe Dillon officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View
Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Flora
Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount. Online condolences may be
made at www.florafuneralservice.com

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Rudolph Vincent “Rudy” Stump

stumpRudolph Vincent “Rudy” Stump, age 37 of Rocky Mount passed away Saturday, July 8, 2017 from a massive heart attack. Surviving are his mother, Deborah Lynn Stump; sister, Misty Trail; grandmother, Norma C. Martin; many aunts, uncles and cousins. Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family for financial assistance on expenses. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.

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Jesse Alvan Bowman

Jesse Alvan Bowman, age 20, of 4141 Alean Rd, Boones Mill, Va. died Saturday, July 8, 2017. Surviving are his parents, Gerald and Martha (Sink) Bowman; three brothers, Isaac, Daniel and wife Renee and three children, Titus and wife Beth; three sisters, Esther and Neil Mohler and five children, Anna and Winter Etter, Jr. and nine children, and Miriam; grandfather, Odell Bowman. Also a special friend, Rachael Bryant. He was preceded in death by one brother, Joel; one niece, Amanda Mohler; one nephew, Quentin Etter; grandparents, Joanna Bowman and Willie and Evelyn Sink. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the Oak Hill Old German Baptist Brethren Meetinghouse. Funeral services will be conducted at Oak Hill Old German Baptist Brethren Meetinghouse, 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 13, 2017 with the Home Brethren officiating. Interment will follow in church cemetery. The family asks that flowers be omitted. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.

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Hazel Marie Via Hale,

haleHazel Marie Via Hale, age 84 of Henry, slipped quietly from this life into the waiting arms of Jesus on July 9, 2017 after a two year long struggle with cancer. Hazel will be long remembered for her love of family, community involvement, collection of historical clippings, thousands of pictures that captured the essence of every important event of her life and by admirers near and far for the beautiful and joyous Christmas displays that she and her husband Roy tirelessly presented year after year for the enjoyment of hundreds annually. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Lessie Via. Surviving are her devoted spouse of sixty-four years, Roy Hale, Jr.; three children, Donna Steigleder (Lynn), Ronnie Hale (Barbara), Larry Hale (Holly); eight grandchildren, Sarah Johnson (Greg), Daniel Russell (Katie), Eric Steigleder (Erin), Matthew Hale (Aubrey), Amanda Hale, Jessica Hale, Lauren Hale, Emily Hale; and three great-grandchildren, Eli Johnson, Jameson Russell, Clark Steigleder; three sisters, Ada Beeghly, Nellie Rush (Frank), Ann Sigmon (Laymon). The family wishes to thank the many people who have offered their love and support over the past two years to Hazel and Roy during her illness but especially to the staff at Carilion Clinic Hospice who have made this ordeal so much easier to manage. They also ask that in lieu of flowers donations be made on her behalf to the Henry Community Center, which was so dear to her, at 5241 Henry Rd, Henry VA. 24102. Visitation will be held at Flora Funeral Service, 665 South Main Street in Rocky Mount on Friday, July 14, from 6-8 p.m. with the funeral service to be held Saturday at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Republican Church Cemetery on Timberline Road across from 2300 Republican Church immediately afterwards.

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Nova Maxey Holland

nova hollandNova Maxey Holland, 95 of Rocky Mount, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 7, 2017. Nova was a very active member of Penhook United Methodist Church and the community. She worked at DuPont for many years, after leaving DuPont she was a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother, taking pride in raising her children. She was preceded in death by her parents, Burley D. Maxey and Alice Ferguson Maxey; and her brother, Whorley Maxey; sisters, Doris Rigney, Eunice Hodges. She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Henry Landon Holland; her children, Benny Holland (Donna), Patti Hall (Jeff Arthur); grandchildren, Brandon, Melissa (Christian), Karli (Greg); great grandchildren, Seth, Taylor, Bryson, and Addison; sister-in- law, Opalene Maxey; number of nieces and nephews; along with other family members and special friends. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Penhook United Methodist Church P.O. Box 215 Penhook, VA 24137 or charity of your choice. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 10, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Flora Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow in Mountain View Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.