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Blacksburg, Sept. 1 - Funeral services for John Newlee, about 70, who died Thursday in Blacksburg, will be held at Oakey's chapel here Saturday afternoon. Burial will be in Westview cemetery. Survivors include a sister, Miss Virginia NEWLEE of Roanoke.
Blacksburg, jan. 29 - Caley E. NOLEN, 49, died this morning at his home here. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Grace SARVER NOLEN; four sons, Alvin NOLEN, Clarence NOLEN, Gale NOLEN, LeRoy NOLEN, Blacksburg; four daughters, Ethel NOLEN, Dorothy NOLEN, Mary NOLEN, Margaret NOLEN, Blacksburg; six brothers, Milton NOLEN, Cambria; Ophus NOLEN, Thalus NOLEN, Blacksburg; Elmer NOLEN, St. Paul, Ind.; Lester NOLEN, Leonard NOLEN, Roanoke; two sisters, Mrs. Tillie PRICE, Blacksburg; Mrs. Elouise BOURNE, Washington, D.C. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in P. D. Oakey Funeral Home with burial in Belmont Cemetery.
Blacksburg, Oct. 25 - Daniel Preston NUNN, 75, died last night in a Christiansburg hospital. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ella DALTON NUNN; four daughters, Mrs. Bessie BLAND, Charlottseville; Mrs. Gertrude HALE, Blacksburg; Mrs. Gladys HOWERY, Cambria; Mrs. Irene STEIN, Fredericksburg; 20 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Montgomery Primitive Baptist Church with burial in Westview Cemetery.
Blacksburg - Mrs. Pearl Jones O'BRIEN, 62, died at her home Monday. Surviving are her husband, Ray O'BRIEN; three foster sons, Emmett Carl HUNGATE, Blacksburg, Henry R. JONES Jr., Hampton, and Jesse L. JONES, Newport News; a brother, Dries M. JONES, Blacksburg; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hoy Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Orlo KRETLOW, with burial in Westview Cemetery. The body will remain at the funeral home. (Written on this: April 7th 1963)
Blacksburg, Sept. 18 (Special) - David LeRoy OLIVER, 25, son of Wiley and Mrs. Irene CAMPER OLIVER of Blacksburg, died late Monday night at a hospital in Christiansburg after a brief illness. Services were held today at the Oakey funeral home and burial was in West View. Mr. OLIVER, who was a sergeant in the Blacksburg national guard, is survived by his parents and several brothers and sisters. (Part of an article on the back: "Further heavy destruction was said to have been done to strategic German railroad yards, junctions and supply depots "which already have taken so much punishment." Lashing gales, which were reported to have scattered Adolf Hilter's "invasion fleet," gave way today to brilliant sunshine and moderate seas.")
Blacksburg - J. Wiley OLIVER, 73, died here Saturday. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Nannie HALE OLIVER, Blacksburg; four daughters, Mrs. John P. GORDON, Christiansburg, Mrs. Dan SHELLEY, Jacksonville, N.C., Mrs. Dan OSTROSKY, Boston, Mass., and Mrs. Everette RICKETTS, Pakistan; four sons, Thomas OLIVER and J. J. OLIVER, both of Petersburg, J. D. OLIVER, McKees Rock, Pa., and W. E. OLIVER, Kileen, Tex.; three sisters, Mrs. Blanche HILTON, Shinnston, W. Va., Mrs. Rachael VAUGHT, Princeton, W. Va., and Mrs. Retta MONGER, Norfolk; a brother, Mason OLIVER, Rochester, N.Y. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the new Jones Funeral Chapel, with burial in Westview Cemetery. The body is at the old Jones Chapel, 110 Church St., Blacksburg. (Written on this: April 20, 63)
John OLIVER, 66, of Blacksburg, died Saturday morning at Dublin. Suriviving are his widow, Mrs. Elsie OLIVER, two sons and a daughter: Russell OLIVER, Winchester; Byron OLIVER, Charlottesville; Mrs. Villet BLACKBURN, Norfolk; and two sisters: Mrs. J. W. ROBERTSON and Mrs. Ollie WOOLRIDGE, Roanoke. Funeral services will be conducted at Lotz funeral home at 2 p.m. Monday by the Rev. John T. COBURN and the Rev. B. A. JENKINS. Interment will be in Fairview.
Elsie TYLER OLIVER, 68, of 814 Rorer Ave., SW died Friday in a Roanoke hospital. A retired practical nurse, she was the widow of John Calvin OLIVER. Surviving are two brothers, James Lewis TYLER, Montvale, Wiley Gordon TYLER, Roanoke. The funeral will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Lotz Chapel, Roanoke, with burial in Fair View. (Written on this: May 28 71)
Blacksburg, April 5 (Special) - Mrs. Jennie GIBBS MOREHEAD died yesterday on her 74th birthday anniversary at her home near here. Services will be held at Lusters Gate church Saturday at 2 p.m., with interment in west View cemetery. (I know this is out of alphabetical order - it was on the same page as S. Jackson Oliver, below. See that obituary for clue to date.)
Newport, April 5 (Special) - S. Jackson OLIVER, 78, widely-known Craig county farmer, died this morning at his home near Maywood. Funeral services will be held at the home Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. with burial in Ross cemetery. Surviving are two sons, Minor OLIVER, Newport, and Dr. Oren OLIVER, Nashville, Tenn. (Part of an article on the back of this: "Peace Hopes Dead The only certain conclusion appears to be that any faint, surviving flicker of early peace hopes has been verbally bombed to death. Against the background of that belligerent broadcast cross-fire, President Roosevelt's recent estimate of the present situation as affording "scant" hope of peach seems optimistic. The trio of belligerent spokesmen revealed none at all. On the contrary, they exchanged pledges of war-to-the-death and claims that victory was in sight for their sides…")
PRIVATE W. T. OLIVER
Word has been received in Blacksburg of the death Thursday in a Phoenix, Arizona, hospital of Private Welford T. OLIVER, with the army air corps stationed at Luke Field. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. OLIVER, of Blacksburg and Charlottesville, Private OLIVER attended Blacksburg high school. He was 26 years old and for the pasy several years had been working in Richmond. Well known known (written that way in the paper) in the Blacksburg section, he enlisted in the air corps at Richmond last July and had not been home since that time. He is also survived by a half-brother, Byron OLIVER, of Charlottesville, and a half-sister, Mrs. Dennis BRADSHAW, of Norfolk. Cause of his death was given as blood disease. He had long been a member of the Blacksburg Lutheran church. Funeral arrangements have not been made. (This is accompanied by a picture of him in uniform. Part of an article on the back: "New Castle, March 7 (Special) - At the meeting of the board of supervisors of Craig county Monday, the sum of $5 per month was appropriated for the services in the lunch room at Maywood high school, beginning with the month of December, 1941, and continuing until the close of the school.")
Mrs. Lucille CRAIG OVERSTREET, formerly of Roanoke, died Wednesday in a Danville hospital. Mrs. OVERSTREET moved to Danville from Roanoke about six months ago. She was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church and a former staff nurse for the Red Cross regional blood center. Surviving are her husband, Lawrence W. OVERSTREET, her mother, Mrs. Melvina C. CRAIG, Blacksburg; three sisters, Mrs. William P. DAVIS and Mrs. E. Herbert RYAN, both of Blacksburg, and Mrs. Thomas PATSEL, Roanoke. Funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Lotz, conducted by the Rev. J. E. STOCKMAN. Burial will be in Evergreen. Pallbearers will be J. W. CLINGENPEEL, R. N. SIBOLD, O.P. SCHILLING, V. A. ANGELL, GEORGE P. HASH AND HARRY G. ANDERSON.
Blacksburg - Louise Ruth PASCOE, 69, wife of Ervin P. PASCOE, died Tuesday in a Marion hospital. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Stella CLIETT, Draper, Mrs. Mary KLOPFER, Port Charlotte, Fla. The funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Richardson Funeral Chapel, Christiansburg, with burial in Sunset Cemetery.
Mrs. Lucy McCONKEY PERRIN, 51, of 215 Day Ave., S. W., died Friday morning in a Roanoke hospital. Surviving are three sons: John K. PERRIN, U. S. Army, Korea; Patrick P. PERRIN, Roanoke; a sister and two brothers; Mrs. Mattie M. TRUCKS, Roanoke; Samuel McCONKEY, Tarboro, N.C.; George G. McCONKEY, Huntington, W. Va.; and 10 grandchildren. The body will lie at Oakey's pending funeral plans.
Christiansburg, Nov. 13 - William PLUNKETT, 59, Montgomery sheriff, died this afternoon in a Roanoke hospital where he was brought Saturday following a heart attack. Sheriff PLUNKETT was a life-long resident of Montgomery county and took office January 1 of this year. He also served as deputy county commissioner for a number of years. Surviving are his widow, Ella Bruce PLUNKETT, three daughters, Mrs. Harry A. WALL, Sunflower, Kan.; Mrs. Walter H. WHITEHEAD, Oak Ridge, Tenn., and Mrs. C. R. BROWN, Rapid City, S.D.
Blacksburg, Oct. 14 (Special) - Mrs. Agnes HOWE PRICE, 70, died Sunday evening at the home of her son, H. R. PRICE, near Blacksburg. Services will be conducted from Davis Memorial Chapel in the Luster's Gate community Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock. Burial will be in Westview.
Blacksburg - Bud H. PRICE, 77, died Saturday in a Radford nursing home. He is survived by four sons, Roy S. PRICE, Princeton, W. Va., Min