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Obituaries

Walter “Doc” Burton Altizer Jr., 78, died Tuesday, February 16, 2021. A rolling visitation will be held Saturday, February 27, 2021, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at McKee-Stone Funeral Home, Martinsville, Va. The family will not be present. A private interment of cremains will be made at Persinger Memorial Cemetery, Potts Creek, Covington, Va. Arrangements are by McKee-Stone Funeral Home-Martinsville, Va.

Connie Christine Clark, 73, of Bassett, died Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 1 p.m. in the Bassett Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will follow in Roselawn Burial Park in Martinsville. Bassett Funeral Service is serving the Clark family.

Howard Elmer Fain, age 91, of Martinsville, Virginia, died Friday, February 19, 2021, at his home. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at 2 p.m. in Bouldin Memorial Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Military Rites will be conducted by the Patrick County Veterans Memorial Honor Guard. Moody Funeral Home in Stuart is in charge.  

Annie Lee Hanby Ferrell of Martinsville, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, February 18 with family by her side. All services will be private. Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville, VA is serving the Ferrell family.

Glenwood Gillispie, 68, of Henry, Virginia, passed away on Monday, February 22, 2021. Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is handling arrangements.

Mary Shirlene Gwyn, 75, of Martinsville, Virginia, passed away on Friday, February 19, 2021. A memorial service will be at a later date. Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. 

Peggy Joan Walker Martin, 83, of Ridgeway, Virginia, passed away on Monday, February 22, 2021, at her home. The funeral will be held on Thursday, February 25, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Wright Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Wright Funeral Service Chapel. Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. 

Doris W. McGill, 63, of Martinsville, Virginia passed away on Thursday, February 18, 2021. Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is handling arrangements.

William Niblett, 73, of Lawrence Drive, Martinsville, Va., departed this life on Monday, February 22, 2021, at SOVAH Health- Martinsville. Arrangements are incomplete, and will be announced by Hairston Funeral Home.

Era Penn, 83, of Spencer, Virginia, passed away Monday, February 22, 2021. Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is handling arrangements.

Mary Gusler Prillaman, age 104, passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2021. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Roselawn Burial Park. Visitation will be held from 1 to 1:45 p.m. at Norris Funeral Services on Saturday, February 27, 2021. Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory is serving the Prillaman family. 

Raymond “Pete” Shively, 76, of Bassett, passed away on Friday, February 19, 2021 at Sovah Hospital in Danville. A graveside service will be conducted on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Mount Hermon Church of the Brethren Church Cemetery. Bassett Funeral Service is serving the Shively family.

Lula Stultz, 87, of Ridgeway, Virginia, passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2021. Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is handling arrangements.

Andrew Haley Wright, 95, of Martinsville, passed away on Thursday, February 18, 2021. A joint funeral service for Mr. Wright and his son, Kent Ellis Wright, who passed away on Monday, February 15, 2021, will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Chatham Heights Baptist Church. Interment will be private. Arrangements are by McKee-Stone Funeral Home-Martinsville, Va.

Angela Saunders Ziglar, 52, of Martinsville, died on February 21, 2020. Bassett Funeral Service in Bassett is in charge of the arrangements.