Obituaries

Fitting Farewell
Fitting Farewell

Fitting Farewell

A horse-drawn carriage carrying the casket of Marie Thomas, who along with late husband Robert gave the Town their collection of carriages for the Robert Thomas Carriage Museum, was taken Monday morning from the museum to her final resting place in Lakeview Cemetery. Mrs. Thomas, 89, died Sept. 13th at her home near Blackstone. The museum opened in Sept. 2007, and Mrs. Thomas worked many hours volunteering there over the years. Monday’s procession followed a similar one here two days earlier: Page B-1.

Townsend

Claude Vincent Townsend, age 66, of McKenney, VA, was called upon by our Heavenly Father on Wednesday, September 16th, 2020.

Robertson

Robertson

Dolores Ann Thomas Robertson went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 27, 2020, at Westport in Richmond, Virginia after battling declining health.

Hancock

Hancock

Vincent Daniel Hancock, 91, of Blackstone VA, joined his wife Janice and parents Aubrey and Etta Hancock in Heaven on May 6, 2020.

Thomas

Thomas

Dorothy Marie Robey Thomas, 89, of Blackstone, VA, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, September 13, 2020.

Sheffield

Sheffield

Rosalie Spain Sheffield, of Dinwiddie Co., VA, born July 22, 1928, passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2020.

Robertson

Robertson

Bobbie Gaines Robertson, 85, of Crewe, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, and love of her life, Daniel “Dan” Robertson.

Griffin

Griffin

Sandra Clary Griffin, age 67, of Bracey, Virginia, passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020.

Bragg

Mr. Thomas J. Bragg (“Top Cat”), 72, of Blackstone, died September 13, 2020.

Shell

Shell

Charles E. “Buck” Shell, 88, of Roanoke, VA and formerly of Crewe, Blackstone, and Chase City, VA, passed away on August 31, 2020.

Moss

Moss

Ronald Darrell Moss Sr., 80, passed away and went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on September 5, 2020.

Kunka

Kunka

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Antoinette “Annie” Morris Kunka, VaARNG, 40, of Blackstone, VA, formerly of New Martinsville, WVA, passed away on Monday, August 31, 2020.

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