Peggy Atkins Lewis, age 76 of Ferrum died Tuesday, April 28, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clenard “Slick” Lewis; parents, Charlie and Elva Atkins; and brothers, George Atkins and Thomas Burel Atkins. Surviving are her brothers and sister, Raymond Atkins, Marie A. Shively, Charlie O. “Dickie” Atkins, Jr.; many nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Henry Memorial Park with Pastor Calvin Hickson officiating. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service & Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.
Trinkle Lee Cook, age 58 of Moneta passed away Friday, 4/24/2015. Surviving to cherish his memory are his wife, Mary Cook; daughter Amanda Cook; and two step sons, Troy Osborne and Tony Perkins; and sister, Kathy. Also surviving is two granddaughters, Savannah and Alexis; and seven step grandchildren; as well as numerous friends. Trink was a member of the American Taekwondo Federation. He was a 4th degree black belt in addition to owning and operating a Taekwondo studio for many years. A memorial service will be held at the Bernard's Landing beach area located on Smith Mountain Lake, Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 2 pm. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service & Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.
Betty Cooper Hale, age 105 of Rocky Mount, passed away Friday, April 24, 2015. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.
Sally D. Wilson, age 90, of Rocky Mount passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015. She was born September 20, 1924 a daughter of the late John and Mary Dillon. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Wilson, siblings, James, Calvin, Paul, John, Nelson, Carlton, Stanford, Kenneth and an infant baby. Surviving are her daughter, Shelia (Charles) Johnson, granddaughter, Stephanie (Jeremy) Lawson, brothers Jimmy (Evonne) Dillon, Edgar Junior Dillon and those who called her Mama Sally, Jerry and Denise Dowdy, Margaret Morris, also a host of nieces and nephews. The family expresses appreciation to the Unit 2 staff of Franklin Health Care Center for the wonderful care given to their mother. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at Flora Funeral Chapel with Rev. Mark Stugelmeyer officiating. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Park. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.
Shirley Bowles, 69 of Boones Mill passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount/ Smith Mountain Lake.