Barbara Sumner Smith

bartbbBarbara Sumner Smith, 80, of Rocky Mount, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, with her children by her side. Barbara's unwavering love and devotion to her family, and her firm belief in God, provides ultimate peace for those who knew, and loved her. Barbara enjoyed being an active member of First Church of the Brethren, as well as her volunteer work at Franklin Heights Baptist Church. She will be remembered as being a kind, gentle and giving woman, who was always willing to offer help, to those in need. Her greatest joys, were family and spreading the word of God. Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Letcher C. Smith. Surviving are her four sons, Herman (Mitzi) Smith, David Smith, Ricky Smith, Tracey (Crystal) Smith; and two daughters, Penny S. Cundiff, Diane (Donnie) Hodges. Her grandchildren include Jonathan (Jamie) Smith, Sheila Smith, Frankie Smith, Hunter Smith, Monica Cundiff, Kimberly Anderson, Brittany Smith, Sterling (Ashley) Smith, Seth (Jordan) Smith, Erica (Adam) Fry, Ryan (Emily) Smith, and Hope Smith; along with step-grandsons, Cody Almond and Dustin Almond. Also surviving are 11 great-grandchildren; and Barbara's special friends at Tanyard Village Apts. Funeral Services will be held Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 2:00 pm at First Church of the Brethren in Rocky Mount with the Rev. John Collins officiating. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Park, Rocky Mount.

Flowers are appreciated, however those who so desire, may make memorial donations to

First Church of the Brethren

405 Tanyard Rd.,

Rocky Mt, VA 24151.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at Flora Funeral Service, Rocky Mount. The family would like to thank CRMH, and all whoprovided care, kindness, and support during Barbara's brief illness.


Betty June Mills Goggin

Betty June Mills Goggin, age 85 of Rocky Mount, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 30, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Page Goggin, Jr., mother and step-father, Lottie and Buford Lynch, father, Roy Mills, sister, Reva Hammock, brothers, Kennis Mills and Dennis Mills. Surviving are daughters, Linda Potter (Scott), Wanda Flanagan (Jeff), Susan Miller (Jeff), brother, Kailey Lynch (Sherry), sisters, Janet Aker (Bud) and Ann Gilbert (Eddie), grandchildren, Tiffany Allen (Raine), Lori Treweek (Brian), Nikki Custer (Brad), Lindsey Tynan (Sean), Jeremy Flanagan (Jessica), great-grandchildren, Lauren and Brooke McGhee, Eva Page, Anna and Isla June Custer, Hatcher Tynan. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Furnace Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Dillon and Rev. Phillip Bramblett officiating. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.


Timmy O. Wray

Timmy O. Wray, age 64 of Rocky Mount died Friday, March 24, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Terry and Edith Wray; and infant brother, Roger Wray. Surviving are his companion of 19 years, Ann Hodges; daughter and son-in- law, Cindy Wray Markham and husband, Jason; grandson, Ryan Markham; sister, Darlene Wray; brother, Danny Wray; nieces and nephews, Tiffany Dent, Mindy Dent, Zach Moore, Sierra Moore; and several special aunts. Timmy retired from Yokahoma Tire with over 35 years of service. He enjoyed life and was a NASCAR and wrestling fan. Funeral services will be conducted from Henry Fork Church of the Brethren 11 a.m. Tuesday with Pastor Ronald Coleman officiating. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Henry Fork Church of the Brethren. His family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Henry Fork Church. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.


Betty Ann Brewer

Betty Ann Brewer, age 88 of Moneta died Sunday, March 19, 2017. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 66 years, M. Carey Brewer. Surviving are her children, Beth Huggins, Rob Brewer (Karen), Ruth Ann Cassell and Cathie Daniel; her grandchildren, Carey, Katie, Molly, Jeanette, Elizabeth and Davis; great-grandson, Brewer. Betty Ann worked faithfully alongside her husband Carey during his career with the Federal government and later as the “First Lady” while Carey served as President of Lynchburg College from 1964 to 1983. Betty Ann was a longtime member of First Christian Church and active in community events. She and her husband retired to Smith Mountain Lake in 1984. Private family memorial services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Lynchburg College Brewer Scholarship Fund, Lynchburg VA 24501. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount – Smith Mountain Lake.


Nancy Jewell Robertson Altice

On March 18, 2017, Nancy Jewell Robertson Altice, 70, of Rocky Mount was granted her wings and entered into her eternal life. She was born June 10, 1946 to the late Herbert D. and Bessie S. Robertson. She was also preceded in death by her husband Ralph Elma Altice. To cherish her memory are her loving son, James Calvin Altice; devoted cousin, Nadine R. DeHart; sister-in- law, Gertrude A. Lumsden; a host of cousins and friends; staff and friends at Trinity Mission in Rocky Mount; and special pet, Starr. The graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Bob Sowder officiating. Her family will receive friends 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.