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[Otho John Thrasher ] [Albert J. Ozmon Sr.] [Helen Tynan Green] [Francis C Tynan] [Blanche M Thrasher Tynan] [Theresa T Godwin] [Clara Louise Tynan Cote] [Mary A.Tynan] [Agnes E Mahoney] [Anita K Thayer] [Mary Monserrate] [Olloe Lee Conner] [Annie B Hawkins] [ Charles Lucado] [Costley C Cox] [Blevins D Neil] [Silas Shelburne Roop] [Mary Roop Bishop]

Otho John Thrasher III (O.J.), 76 of Buchanan, died Sunday October 25 , 1998. Mr. Thrasher served with the U S Marine Corps in the South Pacific during World War II. He was a member of the Buchanan American Legion Post # 93 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars # 1841 of Troutville. He had retired from Burlington Industries - Glasgow with over 39 years of service.. Survivors include his wife Genevieve O Thrasher; a daughter and son-in-law, Jeanette and Rick Radar of Troutville; granddaughter Jennifer Rader of Winston Salem Nc; Grandson Richard Rader II of Troutville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Conway and Rose Thrasher, Benny Ray and Shelby Thrasher all of Buchanan; sisters and brothers-in-lawPhyllis and Billy Witt of Carmel Ind., Barbara and Wallace Muterspaugh of Buchanan, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday October 28 , 1998 at 2 the Springwood Baptist Church with the Rev. Harold E Cook Jr and the Rev Chester L Carter officiating, Interment will follow in the church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Buchanan Rescue Squad, P O Box 244 Buchanan, Va 24066 or the Springwood Baptist Church Building Fund Rt 2 Box 108B Buchanan, Va 24066. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9pm. At Botetourt Funeral Home 14920 Lee Highway U S 11 South @ I-81 exit 162 Buchanan ( 254-3000)

Albert J Ozmon Sr. Monday December 20, 1971

Norfolk- Albert John Ozmon Sr. 63 ,of 2400 E Ocean View Ave died Sunday at 4:30 am in Portsmouth General Hospital. A Native of Porthsmoth, he was the husband of the late Mrs Doris green Ozmon and a son of Howard M and Mrs Catherine Adams Ozmon.

He was retired from Norfolk Navel Station as inventory stock control employee.

He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Surviving are a daughter Mrs Willard J Derieux of Norfolk; a son Albert J Ozmon Jr. Of Portsmouth; two sisters Mrs. John J Kirchmeier of Chesepeak, and Mrs William H Crone III of Portsmouth; and10 grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 10:00 am in St Pauls Catholic Church, Portsmouth, by the Rev. Julius J. Ciliniski. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery, Portsmouth. The Rosery will be said tonight at 8:00 pm in Brennan's Funeral Home, Portsmouth.

The family will be at the funeral home tonight from 7-9

Obit of Mrs Helen Tynan Green

Portsmouth-- Mrs Helen Tynan Green, of 728 North Elm Ave, died yesterday at 1:30 am at der home. A native of Portsmouth, she was the daughter of the late Frank T and Mrs Georgiana Mayo Tynan and the widow of William A Green.

Surviving are two daughters, Sister Helen Green of the Order of Sisters of Charity, Lowell, Mas. and Mrs. Albert J Ozmen, of Portsmouth; a brother, Frank Tynan of Cradock; two grand-children; four great-grandchildren; two neices and four nephews.

The body was taken to Brennan Funeral Home where Rosery services will be conducted tomorrow at 8pm.. Funeral services will be conducted at 10am at St Paul's Catholic Church. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery.


Francis C. Tynan, 80, who died Sunday at 7:50 p.m. at his home, 52 Alwyn Road, Cradock.Va .

He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. F. T. Tynan. His wife was the late Blanche Thrasher Tynan. He was a member of the Holy Angels Catholic church.

He is survived by two sons, John T. Tynan of Portsmouth and Francis M. Tynan of Buchanan, Va; two granddaughters, and two nieces, Mrs. Albert Ozmon of Norfolk, and Sister Helen Green of Waterville, Me.

The body was taken to Brennan Funeral Home.

Portsmouth Star - Saturday, May 14, 1955


Mrs. Blanche Thrasher Tynan, of 52 Aylwin Road, Cradock, died yesterday at 6 p.m. at her home.

A native of Roanoke County, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Mrs. Catherine Pace Thrasher and had lived in Portsmouth a number of years. She was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church, Cradock.

Mrs. Tynan is survived by her husband, Francis C. Tynan, of Cradock; two sons, John T. Tynan and Francis M. Tynan, and one sister, Mrs. Ollie Davis, all of Roanoke and one grandchild.

Portsmouth Star - Tuesday, February 7, 1928


Mrs. Theresa Tynan Godwin, 83, widow of the late Leroy C. Godwin, and long a resident of this city, died this morning at 6:55 a.m., at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. G. Parker, 3301 Ocean Avenue, Virginia Beach. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday morning at the Star of the Sea Catholic Chapel, Virginia Beach. Interment will be in Cedar Grove cemetery, Portsmouth.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. W. G. Parker and Miss Genevieve Parker; a brother, Major Frank Tynan, of this city; seven granddchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Star of the Sea Catholic Chapel.

Portsmouth Star - Monday, November 10, 1913


At St. Vincent's Hospital, Monday, November 10, 1913, at 5 o'clock a.m., Clara Louise Tynan, wife of Edward L. Cote, in the 31st year of her age.

The remains will be taken form the residence of her father, Mr. Frank T. Tynan, No. 1023 Ann Street, Park View, to St. Paul's Catholic church, Wednesday morning at 10 o;clock for funeral services. Friends of the family invited to attend. interment in Cedar Grove cemetery, Portsmouth.

SanAntonio Texas. (.death date 5-5-1901)

Demise of Mrs M A Tynan , mother of Mrs M D Monserrate of this city. Her family represented in the Colonial and Civil War. Funeral will take place this morning from St.Marys Church. Mrs Mary A Tynan mother of M C Monserrate died at her daughters residence 143 Augusta St. Thursday morning at 12:45 oclock sged at 84years 7 months and 19 days . Mrs Tynan was a native of Georgetown, Md. Being born on Sept 16, 1816. Her Ancestors came to the United States with the Colony of Loard Baltimore in 1633 and settled in Maryland .

During the Revolutionary War her family was represented in the Colonial Army and did good service.

During the Civil war she had one son in the Confederate Navy who was engineer on the Merrimac at the time of the fight with the Monitor in Hampton Roads Va.

Another son was in Picketts devision in the army of northern Virginia. Mrs Tynans husband died previous to the Civil War and is burried in the old Church yard in Hampton Va.

Surviving her there are two sons and two daughters and nineteen grandchildren, and twelve great grand children. For the past eight years she has been living with her son-in-law and daughter Mr & Mrs M D Monserrate.

She was highly reserved by her many friends in the city for her excellent and fine traits of character.

The funeral will take place from the residence 143 Augusta Street this morning at 9:30 and from St Marys Church at 10:00 oclock. Rev. Father Smith will conduct the services at the house and church.

Interment will take place in St Marys Cemetery. The following gentlemen will officiate as pallbarrers. Regon Houston, J W Terry, Dan Sullivan Sr., Mike Groggin, J L Conroy, and T B Palfrey.

Mrs. Agnes E. Mahoney

Portsmouth - Mrs. Agnes Elizabeth Mahoney, 93, of the Emily Green Home, a native of Portsmouth, died Monday at 3:35 p.m. in a hospital. She was the widow of Charles Henry Mahoney and a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church. Survivors include a son, Charles F. Mahoney of Portsmouth, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The Rosary will be recited tonight at 7:30 in Foster Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 11 a.m. in St. Paul's Church by the Rev. Fr. Robert Walsh. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will assemble at the home of the son, 2429 Sterling Point Drive. Memorial donations may be made to the Emily Green Home.

The Portsmouth Star, Saturday 13 May 1916


MRS. ANITA K. THAYER{nee: Tynan}

Funeral services over the body of Mrs. Anita K. Thayer, who died yesterday, were held at St. Paul's Catholic Church at 10 o'clock this morning. Rev. Father Donahoe officiated and a requiem high mass was celebrated. There was a large attendance, and the floral offerings were numerous and beautiful.

Interment took place in St. Paul's cemetery, the pall-bearers being as follows:

Messrs. J.M. Wakefield, Charles A. Morrisette, John M. Drewry, Edwin Mahoney, D.L. Munro and Dr. B.D. Downey.

Mary Monserrate The Portsmouth Star, July 1924 Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Monserrate, widow of M.D. Monserrate and sister of Major F.T. Tynan and Mrs. Leroy C. Godwin, were held at the funeral apartments of Flynn and O'Connor, 816 Court Street at 4:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon. The body was forwarded this morning by Chesapeake and Ohio Railway to San Antonio, Texas, where final services will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church next Friday morning. The body was accompanied by Miss Genevieve Godwin.
Roanoke Valley Obits 3-31-1981

Olloe Lee CONNER

Olloe Lee Conner Sr 90 Rt 1 Salem died Monday He is survived by four daughters Georgia Brumfield, Salem; Irene Hodge, Roanoke; Vivian Martin, Salem; Jean Hedge, Vinton; one son O Lee Conner Jr. one sister Ina Chumbley, Salem; Also surviving are fourteen grandchildren, twelve greatgrand children.. Funeral Wednesday at 11am. John M OakeyFuneral Home Chapel, Salem, with the Rev. Dan Caldwell oficiating. Arrangements are being handled by John M Oakey & Son Funeral Home Salem.


Annie B Hawkins age 72 1419 Orange Ave NW Roanoke died at her home, Sunday. She was the widow of Frank Hawkins Sr. Survivors include Mrs Mabel Farmer of Washington Dc. ; Mrs Catherine Thomas of Queens Ny; one son Frank Hawkins Jr., of Boston Mass. one sister Mrs Florine Lee of South Boston Va. ; three grandchildren a host of nieces and nephews, and other relatives.. Arrangements by Hamlar-Curtis.

Charles LUCADO

Charles Lucado of Roanoke died Monday . He was a native ov Montgomery Co.and a retired farmerGraveside services Wednesday at 11am.Fairview Cemetery Arrangements by Oakeys Roanoke Chapel.

Costley C COX

Indian Valley-Costley Corbett Cox age 83died Sunday at his home. He is Survived by his wife, Mrs Lettie M Cox, Indian Valley, one son Victor Cov, Radford; two daughters, Mrs Ima Duncan, Willis, Mrs Reva Quessenberry, Christiansburg, one half-brother, George McPeak, Indian Valley; 19 grandchildren, 26 greatgrandchildren. Funeral will be at 2:00 pm Thursday at the Indian Creek Primitive Baptist Church conducted by Elder J S Sechrist, with burial in the church cemetery. The body will be taken from the Maberry Funeral Home in Floyd, to the residence at 10:00 am Wednesday where it will remain until time for the service

Blevins D NEIL Troutville- D Neil Blevins age 63 of Rt 3 Troutville died Monday in a local hospital. He was a member of St Mark's United Methodist Church and was a Realtor with George Overby & Associates Realty Company. He is Survived by his wife , Mrs Dorothy Ragsdale Blevins, one son David W Blevins , Roanoke. one daughter Rebecca Blevens Faery, Hollins, four grandchildren Annemarie E Farey, Frederick W Farey , David T Blevins , Lauren E Blevins; two brothers James H Blevins, Irvin Txas. Five sisters; Mrs Reba B Richardson, Ooltewah, Tn; Mrs Sara B Ford Decatur Tn; Mrs Elizabeth B Hill, Orlando Fl, Mrs Margaret BParson, Columbia Tn. Funeral services will be conducted from Oakeys at 3:00pm Wednesday with Rev. Wesley B Baker officiating. Burial will be in Sherwood Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers , memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Friends may call at Oakey's North Chapel

Mrs Ella J GRICE

Elliston- Mrs Ella J Grice 94, wife of the late George W Grice died Wednesday(4-27-1966) in a Christiansburg hospital.Surviving are three daughters, Mrs Corneilus Davis, Blacksburg, Mrs Goldie Overstreet, Salem Mrs Gladys Richardson , Elliston; two sons George T Grice, Blacksburg, and Lafayette Grice , Roanoke; a foster daughter Mrs Dorothy Williams , Portsmouth; nine grandchildren, eight great-grand children. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2pm. at Richardsons Funeral Home in Christiansburg by the Rev. C R Conley. Burial will be in Sherwood Cemetery, Salem.

Robert L Graham Sr

Robert Lee Graham Sr 63 of 1023 Country Club Drive NW died Wednesday (4-27-1966)in a Roanoke hospital. Surviving are his wife Mrs Doshie Lawson Graham two sons Douglas Chandler & Robert L Graham Jr. Roanoke; four sisters Mrs O L Hall, Elliston, Mrs Cora Hambrick & mrs Edith Yates, Shawsville, Mrs C E Hambrick Salem. Funeral will be Friday at 10am at Oakey's North Chapel with burial in Sherwood.

Mrs Mary S W Weaver

Martinsville-Mrs James Teamon Weaver 57 died here Wednesday(4-27-1966). Surviving are a daughter Miss Frances Ann Weaver, Salem, a son J T Weaver, Gettysburg Md. her mother Mrs Bettie Wood Martinsville, two brothers Lee A Wood Roanoke, J Edgar Wood Patrick Springs. The body is at McKee Funeral Home.

Obits Tuesday 11-24-1942

Mrs Rosa T Camper

Buchanan Nov 23 (1942) (Special ).-Mrs Rosa Thrasher Camper 69 widow of James F Camper of Buchanan died at her home at 12:40 pm Monday. Surviving are ten children; including W H Camper of Roanoke, 25 grandchildren and one great grand child. The funeral will be held at Copps Baptist Church, Springwood at 11am Wednesday. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

C B Johnson

Buchanan Nov 23, (1942) (Special) - Funeral services for Charles Bernard Johnson 84 retired president of the Bank of Buchanan, who died at his home here Sunday will be held at Buchanan PresbyterianChurch at 3:00pm Tuesday. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery Buchanan. The body will lie in state at the church from 1to 3 pm.

Mrs. Thomas Marr

Nov 23, 1942 (Special) Mrs T Hartwell Glass has been notified of the death of her sister Mrs Annie Marr, widow of Thomas Marr, at a hospital in Ashville NC on Sunday. Funeral services will be held in Canton NC Tuesday. A former resident of Buena Vista Mrs Marr made her home in Canton Nc for a number of years.

Mrs Susan V Shank

Buchanan-June 28 1940 (Special) Mrs Susan V Shank 70 widow of J F Shank died at her home here Thursday. Funeral services will be conducted at Trinity Methodist church Saturday at 3pm Interment in Fairview Cemetery., Buchanan.

Posey G Barton

Floyd- June 28 1940 Poset G Barton 45 died in his home in the County Line vicinity yesterday.Funeral services will be held at County Line church Saturday morning with interment in the church cemetery. He is survived by one sister and six brothers including H H Barton, Roanoke.

Mrs John P O'Connor

Springwood-June 28, 1940 Mrs John Patrick O'Conner 79 died at her home here tonight. Funeral services will be held at St. Marks Lutheran Church here Sunday morning at 11o'clock. Interment will be in Andrew Chapel cemetery. Five children survive.

Miss Margaret Weddle

Floyd-May 2 1940 (Special) Miss Margaret Weddle 29 daughter of the late Emmett Weddle and Mrs Addie Hatcher Weddle died in the New Altamont Hospital this morning. Funeral rites will br conducted at Topeka Church of the Brethern Friday at 2:30pm with Interment in the church burial ground.

Mrs Anna May Cook

Blacksburg-May 2 1940 (Special) Funeral services for Mrs Alma May Cook 57 of Blacksburg who died Wednesday , will be conducted at the grave in Westview Cemetery tomorrow (Sat) at 3pm.

Tuesday 12-1-1942

James C Surface

Christiansburg, Nov 30 1942 James Crockett Surface 82 died at his home near Sunnyside Monday. Surviving are his widow, one son and five daughters. The funeral will be at Sunnyside Church at 2pm Wednesday with burial in the church Cemetery.

Mrs O P Link

Buchanan-Nov 30, 1942 (Special) The funeral for Mrs. O P Link 65 who died at her home near Natural Bridge Sunday night were held at Highbridge Presbyterian Church today at 2pm. Interment was in the church cemetery.

3-13-1963 Roanoke Times

George M Walters

George M Walters 81 died at the home of his son Delbert Walters at Check, Va. Surviving are a daughter Mrs. Jeff Radford, Floyd , two other sons Seibert Walters Roanoke, Cecil Walters Check, a sister Mrs Andy Yopp Snowsville, a stepson Harold Hall Long Beach Calif. 18 grandchildren 17 great grand children. Funeral will be at 11pm Thursday at Copper Hill Church of the Brethern by Rev. Mark Wolfe and the Rev Archie Naff with buriial in the Wilson Cemetery. The body will be moved at 10am Thursday from Wood funeral Home to the Church.


Mrs Florence Butt Jewell

Mrs Florence Butt Jewell 71 of Lafayette, Va died Monday in a local hospital. Surviving are her husband Oscar C Jewell Lafayette three sons Curtis W Jewell Salem; Gaylord R Jewell, Robert A Jewell both of Lafayettethree daughters Mrs. C O Mills, Mrs L S Poff both of Salem, Mrs W W Mills Lafayette a sister Mrs R H Howard Elliston. Funeral arrangements by Lotz.


Harry Samuel Winfrey

Harry Samuel Winfrey 64 formally of Roanoke died Monday in Hampton, Va. Surviving are his wife Mrs. Mabel Wells Winfrey, a daughter Mrs James Colombo Hampton three sons Harry S Winfrey Jr., M L Winfrey Hampton, W L Winfrey Lynchburg, a sister Mrs Thomas Sanderson Roanoke., a brother W S Winfrey Roanoke. Burial will be in Newport News, Va

Sunday 9-30-1962

John L Bishop

Riner, Va Funeral for John L Bishop 78 who died Friday will be at 11:30 am at Auburn Methodist Church with burial in the Sunset CemeteryChristiansburg, Va. The body will be taken to the church one hour before the service. The family requests that flowers br omitted.

Friday 4-5-1963

Kimberly Ann Alls

Kimberly Ann Alls Infant daughter of Mr & Mrs Donald W Alls. Graveside Service 2pm Friday at Roselawn Memory Gardens.


John W Martin

John W Martin age 67 Blacksburg. Survivors include two brothers Leonard R Martin and Clarence R Martin both of Roanoke , a sister Mrs J A Barbours, Roanoke. Funeral at 2pm at the New Jones Funeral Chapel.


Clyde E Bishop

Clyde E Bishop Sr, age 63 Funeral 4pm Friday Christiansburg Church of the Brethern.


William H Spradlin 77, Funeral at 1pm Friday at Sugar Grove Church.


Harrison Dulaney

Floyd- Harrison Dulaney 80 died Wednesday near his home. Surviving are two sons Guy Lee Dulaney Christiansburg , Ray Edward Dulaney Roanoke, three daughters Mrs Paul Reed, Riner; Mrs Lexie DeHart Floyd; Mrs Herman Crews Roanoke; a brother Sidney Dulaney Woodward Calif. 19 grandchildren, 18 great grand children. Funeral will be at 2 pm Friday at Christiansburg Church of Christ bt A Lowell Altizer with burial in the White Rock Cemetery. The body will remain at Maybery Funeral Home until Noon Friday.

SILAS SHELBURNE ROOP, 67, prominent and life long citizen of this community died Wednesday night, February 28 (1945), at his home near Riner following an illness of several months. Funeral services were conducted from the home Friday, March 2, with burial in the Surface cemetery at Riner. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Josephine Martin Roop, five daughters, Mrs. George Dobbins, Childress; Mrs. Williams Lawrence, Portsmouth; Mrs. Frank Bishop , Christiansburg; Mrs. George Loveday, Riner and Mrs. Latha Dobbins, Pilot. One son, Millard H. Roop, Riner; one brother Luther Roop, Pennsylvania; two sisters, Mrs. Samuel Roop and Mrs. John Martin, both of Riner; 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mr. Roop was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ham Roop of this county.

MRS. MARY ROOP BISHOP (Christiansburg July 30, 1954) Mrs. Mary Roop Bishop, 51, died in a local hospital this morning. She is survived by her husband, Frank J. Bishop; three daughters: Mrs. Ray Lester, Christiansburg; Mrs. Luther Blankenship, Fredericksburg ; Mrs. William James, Vicker; three sons, Frank J. Bishop, Jr.; Fred T. Bishop and Beekie Bishop, all of Christiansburg; eight grandchildren; four sisters: Mrs. G.W. Dobbins and Mrs. Margie Loveday both of Riner; Mrs. L. N. Dobbins of Pilot and Mrs. William Lawrence, Portsmouth; and one brother M.H. Roop, Riner. Funeral will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Christiansburg Church of the Brethern. Burila will be in Sunset Cemetery. The body will remain at Richardson's Funeral Home until one hour before the service.

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