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Robert J. Kirkpatrick

Robert J. KirkpatrickRobert J. Kirkpatrick, age 58 of Wirtz passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018. He was a loving husband, father and provider. Robert is survived by his wife, Lucy; mother, Doris (Jim) Greaves; son, Matt; daughter, Emily; stepdaughter, Candi Ahlbrandt; five grandchildren; loving brother, Joe; and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Faith Fellowship Church. His family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.

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Cheryl Marie Hatchett Adkins

Cheryl AdkinsCheryl Marie Hatchett Adkins, 52 of Penhook went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bobby and Linda Hatchett. She is survived by her son, Ben Adkins (Kassie); sister, Cindy George; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephew and great- nieces and nephew. She was a loving mother and sister. Cheryl was a member of Boones Chapel Church of the Brethren. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Boones Chapel Church of the Brethren. Funeral services will be conducted at Boones Chapel Church of the Brethren, 3:00 p.m. Sunday, November 4, 2018 with Pastor Mike Gallimore officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Her family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.

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Margaret Harvey

Margaret Harvey, age 69 of Rocky Mount passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Johnsie and Coleman Wells, Sr.; baby brother, Robert Wells; brothers, Michael and Maurice Wells; along with the family pet, Spazz. She is survived by her daughter, Teresa Harvey Mattox (Calvin); son, Donnie Harvey, Jr. (Carolyn); grandchildren, Michael Harvey, Lexie N. Mattox, Aspen Harvey, Avory Harvey and Coleman Harvey; great grandchildren, Braxton Horton Alexander Harvey. Graveside services will be conducted at Roselawn Burial Park 3:00 p.m. Monday, November 5, 2018. Her family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. Monday at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.

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Beverly Ann Simmons

Beverly Ann Simmons, age 63 of Rocky Mount died Thursday, October 25, 2018. Surviving are her sisters, Rochelle Simmons and Debra Kay Simmons; and nephew, Patrick Simmons. Services will be private. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.

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Frances Patterson Nix

nixFrances Patterson Nix, age 83 of Rocky Mount, VA, died on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at her home. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Edward Patterson and Mary Ann Fralin Patterson; sister, Mary Ann Woody; and brother, Robert “Eddy” Patterson. She leaves behind her husband of 54 years, E. Thomas Nix; her son, Patrick T. Nix; daughter-in-law, Julie McBride Nix; two granddaughters, Zoë and Ella; two sisters, Emily McCraw and Evelyn Dowdy; sister-in-law, Linda Patterson; and a number of nieces and nephews. She was a teacher of Government and History for over 30 years at Franklin County High School. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, where she served as Chair of the Altar Guild and Clerk of the Vestry. She was President of the Franklin County Retired Teachers Association and a member of the Carilion Franklin Memorial Auxiliary. A memorial service will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church, Rocky Mount, on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. with Father David Taylor officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. in the Parrish Hall prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Southern Virginia Child Advocacy Center or Trinity Episcopal Church Outreach Program. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.