Dewey Randolph “Pic" Young

Dewey YoungDewey Randolph “Pic" Young, 82, of Fork Mountain passed away at Franklin Health & Rehab on Tuesday, September 4 th , 2018. He enjoyed playing golf, dirt track racing,
hunting, and always loved driving a truck. He spent his entire life driving a truck and it was his passion. He will be greatly missed. We, the family, love him very much and
will cherish all of our memories and hold him dear to our hearts. He was preceded in death by his parents, Minyard and Elva Young; also his nephew, Martin “Fred"
Young. He is survived by his loving wife, Erma T. Young, of 62 years; his three children, Dewey Randolph “Randy" Young, Jr., Michael Young, and Kimberly Brown (Jimmy); six grandchildren, Meagan, Hannah, Emily, Brandy, Bailey, and Madison; and six great-grandchildren who loved him dearly. He is also survived by his siblings, Glennis Young (Peggy), R.L. Young (Cecile), and Becky (Joe); many cousins, nieces, and nephews and close friends, Mickey and Kathy Zieglar.

His family will receive friends at the residence Wednesday, September 5 th , 2018 between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. 3324 Virgil H Goode Hwy. Rocky Mount, Va. 24151. Flowers can be sent to the home or donations can be made to New Vision Baptist Church at 4161 Fork Mountain Road Rocky Mount, Va. 24151. Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at Henry Memorial Park. His family will also receive friends from 12:30-1:30 p.m. on Thursday at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount. The family would like to thank his caregiver, Rose Allen, Carilion Hospice, and the staff at Franklin Health Rehab for all the amazing care and love they showed him.


Jerry Dean Plunkett

Jerry Dean Plunkett, 70 of Boones Mill passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jairus and Reba Plunkett. Jerry is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Phyllis and David Zimmerman; and niece, Carrie Gibson (Jonathan). He was a lifelong member of Germantown Brick Church of the Brethren, graduate of Bridgewater College and retired from Finishmaster of Roanoke. Jerry also was active with Relay for Life. The family would like to thank the staff at Runk and Pratt, Forest for their loving care for Jerry during his struggle with Alzheimer's disease. A graveside memorial service will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, September 7, 2018 at Germantown Brick Church of the Brethren Cemetery with the Rev. Bruce Huffman officiating. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.


James Herbert Cundiff

HerbertCundiffJames Herbert Cundiff, of Rocky Mount, a man of great faith, shed his earthly
torments on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 and now resides in peace with his Lord and
Savior. He was predeceased by his parents, Willie Thomas and Mattie Brooks
Cundiff; brother, William (Billy) Cundiff; sister, Myrtle Carter; brothers-in-law,
Benjamin Hunt, Lester Scott, Glee Scott; sister-in-law, Rachel Scott. Born September 22, 1932,
Papa, to all that knew and loved him, is survived by his devoted wife of 65 years, Joyce Cundiff;
daughter, Pam Cundiff and her husband, Tim Ratcliffe, and his only grandchild, Frances
Cundiff, of whom he was very proud. He is also survived by his brother, Andrew Cundiff
(Lottie); sisters, Jewell Hunt and Betty Hunley (Donnie); brothers-in-law, JA Scott, Waylon
Scott (Gale); sisters-in-law Elva Cundiff, Edna Scott; special niece, Sheila Copenhaver
(Vincent), who assisted both Joyce and Herbert during his health challenges. Left to remember
his warm smile and sense of humor are numerous nieces, nephews, loving friends that he
considered family; and his grand dogs, Dixie and Brody, who were faithful companions.
Herbert's varied work history includes over 20 years as a supervisor with JP Stevens, successful
Western Auto franchises and the Miller Brewing Container Division. During his retirement he
enjoyed gardening and assisting at the office of Travel Consultants, Inc. in Eden, NC. He
achieved many honors and degrees in his decades of devotion to the Masonic Lodge, served as
an usher at Franklin Heights Baptist Church, and always had a helping hand and kind word for
those in need. Services will be 11 a.m., Friday at Franklin Heights Baptist Church, with
visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers,
memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Rockingham County, P.O. Box 281,
Wentworth, NC  27375. Many thanks to Dr. Hasanaj and the caregivers who provided thoughtful
and loving care to Papa during this difficult journey. A celebration of life will be held Sept. 22,
from 2-4 p.m. at the Morehead Fair House, 432 Boone Road, Eden, NC.  Matthew 11:28 "Come
to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Arrangements by Flora
Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.


Ernest Darrell “Dick” Robertson

Ernest RobertsonErnest Darrell “Dick” Robertson, age 95 of Wirtz passed away on Monday August 27, 2018. Dick was born on September 14, 1922 to the late Samuel and Maude Robertson of Wirtz, VA. He was preceded in death by his wife Betty McGuire Robertson; a daughter, Debbie Robertson and a granddaughter, Carla Dalton. Also, passing before him were his brother, Gilbert Robertson and two sisters, Beulah Robertson Davis and Josie Robertson Dillon. He is survived by his daughter, Sue Dalton (Tom) and a son, Sammy Robertson (Iris). He leaves behind three grandsons, Dee Dalton (Lindy), Ernie Robertson (Katie), Lance Robertson (Barbara); one granddaughter, Brittany Robertson Moore (Ben); four great grandchildren, Delilah and L.J. Robertson and Cora and Finley Dalton; special friends, Buck Simmons and Rusty Mooney. The family would like to thank Good Samaritan Hospice and the staff at heasant Ridge Assisted Living. Dick has always made his home in Franklin County, where he drove a school bus in his early years. He was a cattle farmer for the rest of his life and loved this life indeed. He loved Black Angus and Charolais cattle like most love their pets. For years he entertained on his farm with numerous Blue Grass Festivals and Motor Cross Races.

When Smith Mountain Lake was built, Dick sold boats and opened"Dicks Food Center" at Crossroads. One of Dick's greatest passions was dancing at Redwood Community
Center. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, where he and Betty shared wonderful times together with long-time friends. He loved to talk, never met a stranger and was a friend to all. He was a brilliant man and never lost his quick wit! A Celebration of Life will be conducted from Flora Funeral Home in Rocky Mount, VA 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 30, 2018
with Rev. Melvin Harris officiating. Interment will follow at Franklin Memorial Park.

The family will receive visitors from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Halesford Baptist Church at 2485 Lost Mountain Road, Wirtz, VA or Redwood
Community Center at 2311 Old Franklin Turnpike, Rocky Mount, VA 24151. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.

Family, Farming, and Dancing Dad, You lived a full and beautiful life, and now, may you find comfort in the arms of angels


Betty Jean Young

Betty Jean Young, age 87 of Rocky Mount passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Graveside services will be conducted 10:00 a.m.
Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Franklin Memorial Park. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.