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Lax Winfred Mitchell

Lax Winfred Mitchell, age 93 of Glade Hill, Va. went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. His wife of 68 years, Sunie Wood
Mitchell, preceded him in death by 18 days. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Jarvey, Sr. and Gladys Mitchell; sister, Joy Wiseman; and brothers, Jarvey, Alfred, Earl. Surviving are his sister and brother-in- law, Gloria and Leroy Moran; sister-in- law, Nancy Mitchell; and many nieces and nephews. Lax was owner of Mitchell Custom Frames. He loved boating and fishing. He was an active member of the Craft United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday, October 5 at Flora Funeral Chapel with the Rev. B. Sung and the Rev. Judy Short officiating. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. at Flora Funeral Service in Rocky Mount,
Va. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Craft United Methodist Church, 4367 Webster Road, Glade Hill, Va. 24092.

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James T. Swinney

James T. Swinney (LtCol USMC Ret), age 86 of Hardy passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2017. He is survived by his wife Nancy; sons, Matthew and his wife Molly, Timothy, Michael and Daniel and his wife Jessica; four grandchildren. Funeral services will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a future date. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount/Smith Mountain Lake.

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Bonnie S. Minnix

Bonnie S. Minnix, 68, of Roanoke, and formerly of Franklin County went to be with the Lord on September 9, 2017. Bonnie was preceded in death
by a sister, Shirley M. Robertson. She is survived by her two sisters, Carol Tyree and Louise Gibson; nieces, Denise (Leon) Prillaman and Traci (Jim) Van Cleaf; and a great-niece, Alexandria Prillaman. Bonnie retired after working 40 years in the banking industry. The family will receive friends
from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday at Flora Funeral Service. Funeral service will be held at Germantown Brick Church of the Brethren on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Pastors Bruce Huffman and Leo Johnson will officiate. Interment will follow at Franklin Memorial Park.

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Dorothy Webster

DorothyWebsterDorothy Webster 89, of Boones Mill passed away on Wednesday September 6, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin C. Webster Sr.; parents, David and Bertha Kuiken, in-laws, Rufus and Fannie Webster and son in-law, Mike Byrd. Dorothy would have celebrated her 90 th birthday on September 9 th . She was the proud daughter of Dutch Immigrants. Her proudest accomplishments were her children and grandchildren. Dorothy was known for her secret recipes, pickle dishes, and her laughter. She retired from MW Windows. She is survived by her son, M. Cary Webster (Carolyn); daughters, Judy Byrd, Dottie Truman (Wayne), and Shirley Simmons (Andrew); grandchildren, David Webster (Mitzi), Bradley Truman (Missy), Melissa Truman, and Marvin Simmons (Kasey); 10 great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren; brother, Richard Kuiken (Darlene); in-laws, Glen Webster, Dick Webster (Ruth), Page Webster, Galen Flora, Hilda Green (Billy), Loulie Argabright and Mary Ellen Meredith (Butch); along with numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank Brandon Oaks for their loving care of our mother and special recognition to Tonya, Katrina, Hope, Melissa and all the staff who
have cared for her over the last years.

Funeral services will be conducted at Bethlehem Church of the Brethren, 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 10, 2017 with Pastor Bill Hinton officiating. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery. Her family will receive friends 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Bethlehem Church of the Brethren. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.

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Sandra Dillon

On September 2nd, 2017 Sandra Dillon was welcomed into heaven by her savior Jesus Christ. There to also welcome her home was her mother and father Nicholas J. and Trosy F. Ware Tukloff, her sisters Patricia, Brenda, and Joyce Tukloff, and her husband of 40 years Farest D. Dillon. Remaining on earth to miss her are her daughter Brenda, her "son" Tommy Coleman, her special cousin-sister Frances C. Holley, her grandsons Jordan I. Sink and Michael Sheets, and countless others who had their lives touched by the remarkable woman that was my mama. I would like to thank the following people for not only being there for us but for loving us: Angie Jambrik, Barbara Chaney, Catina Dillon Wright, Terry Porter, and more. Also thank you to those who work for Carilion Hospice in Rocky Mount. At her request there will be no funeral but there will be a private memorial service at a future day. Family will receive guests at the residence. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Faith Network of Franklin County. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount/Smith Mountain Lake.