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Ronald (Ronnie) Edward Cooper

Ronald (Ronnie) Edward Cooper, age 85 of Rocky Mount went to be with the Lord on Saturday April 7, 2018. He was born March 25, 1933. He worked for the Roanoke Times for 30 years, he played on the first football team at Franklin County High School from 1950-51 and his number was 36. He served in the National Guard 116 Infantry Headquarters CO. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Tillie Cooper; his wife, Lottie Cooper; daughter, Charlotte Cooper; sister, Ann Lester; and two
brothers, Roger Cooper and Jimmie Cooper. He is survived by a daughter, Cynthia Pierce (Jimmy); son, Joey Cooper; grandson, Zack Pierce; brother, Kenny Cooper; as well as brother and sister in-laws; nieces and nephews. Left to cherish many good years and memories is his friend, companion, and caregiver of many years, Elizabeth (Liz) Blankenship; her children and
grandchildren who he was a dad and a grandfather to, Donna Hodges, Keith Blankenship (Debbie), Taw Hodges (Stephanie); and their children Clayton and Alison, Samantha Sutphin (John) and child Cash. Funeral services will be conducted from Flora Funeral Chapel, 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2018 with Dr. Jackie Spence officiating. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Park. His family will receive friends 6 – 8 p.m. Monday at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount. In lieu of

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Benjamin K Woods

Benjamin K Woods, age 91 of Ferrum went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61
years, Virginia D. Woods; son, Christopher Michael Woods; many brothers and sisters; and his parents, John and Eliza Woods. Surviving are his sons,
Larry Woods (Cicile), Michael Woods (Patricia), Randall Woods (Nita); grandchildren, Stevie, Matthew, Patrick, R.J., Lorena, Wanda Denise,
Brian; many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Mr. Woods served in the United States Army during World War II and retired from Bassett
Furniture with 65 years of service. Special thanks to Carilion Hospice and the VA Medical Center for their care. Funeral services will be conducted
from Flora Funeral Chapel 3 p.m. Saturday with Pastor Adam Coombs officiating. Interment will follow in St. James United Methodist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Carilion Hospice of Franklin County. His family will receive friends 6-8 p.m.
Friday at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.

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James Cooper

JamesCooperOn Tuesday, April 3, 2018 James Cooper went home to be with his Lord. He was born February 7, 1935 to the late Joe White Cooper and Gladys Ramsey Cooper. He was preceded in death by his sister, Anne Ramsey Lester; brother, Roger Coleman Cooper. Those left to cherish his memory are
his devoted wife, Betty Foster Cooper; daughter, Sarah and husband Raymond Pennino; two granddaughters, Rachel Elizabeth and Mary Catherine Pennino; brothers, Ronald Edward Cooper and Kenneth Wayne Cooper; sister-in- law, Patty Cooper; numerous nieces, nephews, and a very
special friend, Betty Glynne Thurman whom he called his second daughter. James worked 36 years for the telephone company, starting as a lineman and working his way up to engineer, retiring in 1993. He was dedicated to his work and took pride in always going above and beyond in every job
and task he was given. He showed the same dedication in creating the best home possible for his family. There was never a job or crisis that James could not handle or repair for his daughter Sarah. Sarah’s first call was always to her father to fix any and every situation. James was a long standing,
and very dedicated, member of Antioch Church of the Brethren as long as his health allowed. He loved Antioch and the community and worked diligently on the committee responsible for the development of World Hunger Auction. This successful fundraiser still raises money for Heifer
Project International a worldwide organization, responsible for improving the lives of millions of people in Third-World countries. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to World Hunger Auction in care of Antioch Church of the Brethren, 2996 Callaway Road, Rocky Mount,
Virginia 24151-7213. Memorial services will be conducted at Antioch Church of the Brethren, 3:00 p.m. Sunday, April 8, 2018. Inurnment will be private. His family will receive friends beginning at 2:00 p.m., Sunday at the church. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center,
Rocky Mount.

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Harmon Henry Lentz

Harmon Henry Lentz, age 75 of Callaway passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Katherine Brubaker Lentz; his children, Laneta and Nelson Culp, Henry and Gina Lentz, Frederick Lentz, Philip and Rosemary Lentz, Lenora Lentz and Todd Crumpacker; grandchildren, Amanda and Loren Boone, Beth Lentz, Brenda and Jed Burkholder, Natalie and Russell Bowman, Marcus Lentz, Keith Lentz, Titus Lentz, Laban Culp, Dallas Lentz, Loren Culp, Gordon Lentz, Janelle Lentz, Josie Culp, Arla Lentz; five great-grandchildren, Oliver and Elliot Boone, Bella and Lukas Bowman, Twyla Burkholder. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Myron Culp. He is also survived by his sisters, Joyce Austin, Lola Cox , Judy and Ralph Long; brothers in-law and sisters in-law, William and Michele Brubaker, Lewis Brubaker, Nannie and Dwayne Jamison, Donald and Patricia Brubaker, Doris Beachler, Edna L. Brubaker, Mary Ellen and Earl Wisler, Carlton and Edna J. Brubaker, Douglas Brubaker, Lucille and Gary Bowman. Visitation will be held Sunday 4-8 p.m. and Monday 2-4 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2018 all to be held at Mountain View Old German Baptist Brethren Church (249 Dugwell Rd. Boones Mill, VA. 24065) Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Service, Rocky
Mount, VA.

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Marjorie Edith Holland

MarjorieHollandMarjorie Edith Holland, age 78 of Redwood went to be with her heavenly Father while surrounded by her family on Monday, April 2, 2018. Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents, James and Edna Simpson; and
brother, Tony Simpson. She is survived by the love of her life of 60 years her husband, Perry; her children, Keith, Cindy (Harvey), Carolyn (Charles), Melvin and friend Jamie; brothers, John (Diane), Windy, Artie, and Kent;
sisters, Bonny (Phil), Bertha (Gordan), Sandra; eight grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other family members, and friends. Graveside services will be conducted at the
Holland Family Cemetery, 3:00 p.m. Friday, April 6, 2018 with Rev. Denver Turner and Rev. Kevin Moore officiating. Her family will receive friends 1:30-2:30 p.m. Friday at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.