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James “Jimmy” Philip Buriak

AWS2 James “Jimmy” Philip Buriak, USN, died at 31 in August 2021, in San Diego, where he served as a naval aircrewman rescue swimmer (AWS) with HSC-8. Jimmy was born on May 9, 1990, in Salem. A Salem High graduate, Jimmy graduated from Roanoke College in 2012. In 2017, he joined the Navy. He spent time training in San Diego and Pensacola before being assigned to HSC-8 in Coronado, CA. He deployed aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt for two back-to-back tours and multiple detachments before departing for the USS Abraham Lincoln.
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Dailey, Burnita Phillips

Burnita Phillips Dailey, 90, of Christiansburg passed away September 13, 2021 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home. She previously taught school at Christiansburg Primary School for 33 years. Burnita was a member of Laurel Hill Church of the Christ. She is survived by her nephew, Allen Phillips and wife, Darlene; niece,...
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Brooker, Bonnie Replogle

Bonnie Jean Replogle Brooker, formerly of Blacksburg, Virginia departed this life in San Antonio, Texas on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 95 years of age. Bonnie was born in Fort Thomas, Kentucky to Julian Monroe Replogle and Marjorie Althea (Campbell) Replogle and grew up in Garden City, Michigan. She married,...
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Lisa Diana Donaldson

Lisa Diana Donaldson, 60, a proud veteran of the United States Navy and a resident of the Virginia Veterans Care Center, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, July 24, 2021. Born in Roanoke, Virginia on Sunday, January 8, 1960, to George and Lois Adams, who precede her in death, Lisa is also preceded by her husband, Jerry Donaldson, as well as a sister, Vickie Richardson, and brother-in-law, Gilbert Richardson.
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Allen, Claude Kawood

Claude Kawood Allen, age 81, of Christiansburg, died, Sunday, September 12, 2021. He was born in Montgomery County, VA on April 17, 1940 to the late William Dewey and Robbie Lee Dowdy Allen. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Peggy McCoy Allen. He is survived by his...
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Gilmore, Ethel Collins

Ethel Collins Gilmore, age 76, of Christiansburg, passed away, Sunday September 12, 2021. She was born on June 30, 1945 to the late Woodrow Wilson and Clara Mann Collins. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ronnie Lee Gilmore, brother, Charles Collins, brother-in-law, Bruce Luckado. She is survived...
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Porterfield, Lois Linkous

Lois Linkous Porterfield, age 83, of Blacksburg moved to her heavenly home, Friday, September 10, 2021. She was born on June 5, 1938 to the late Jessie Black and Millie Brown Duncan Linkous. She was a faithful member of Blacksburg Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). She is survived by her...
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Perdue, Mary Nicholas

Mary Jeanette Perdue, age 57, passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021. Born August 8, 1964, in Oak Dale, CA, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Ida Cole Nicholas. Mary worked at Federal Mogul Corporation in Blacksburg, VA, for several years. She was a loving wife, sister, and friend.
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Graves, Jack Eugene

Jack Eugene Graves, 80, passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at his home in Christiansburg. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church and a U.S. Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry W. Graves and Margie Mae Poe; his first wife, Linda Nancey Graves; two grandchildren; brother, Ronnie Graves; and son-in-law, Roy Martin.
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Barbara Bowman Hopkins

Barbara Bowman Hopkins, 84, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 in Warrenton, VA. Barbara was born on November 10, 1936 in Boones Mill, VA, to the late Luther Daniel Bowman and Annie Mitchell Bowman. Barbara received her Bachelor of Science in Education from Radford College; The Women’s Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and received her Master’s in Education from The University of Virginia. She taught in the Roanoke County School System for over thirty years as a reading specialist. She had numerous hobbies but doting on her grandchildren and quilting were her favorites.
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Mary Jeanette Perdue

Mary Jeanette Perdue, age 57, passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021. Born August 8, 1964, in Oak Dale, CA, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Ida Cole Nicholas. Mary worked at Federal Mogul Corporation in Blacksburg, VA, for several years. She was a loving wife, sister, and friend.
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Juanita Berger Lumpkin

Juanita Berger Lumpkin, 86, of Penhook passed away peacefully Friday, September 3, 2021 at Henrico Doctors Hospital. Born February 16, 1935 in Texas, she was a daughter of the late Lonnie Lee Berger and Carlean James Berger. She was predeceased by her husband, Adolphus Raymond Lumpkin; two sons, Dennis Lumpkin, and Wayne Lumpkin; one brother, Eugene Berger; and one sister, Louise Turner. She was the owner/operator of Lumpkins Marina. She enjoyed reading, chatting with friends, shopping, and being a part of the Lumpkins Marina Community.
PENHOOK, VA
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Dorothy W. “Dot” Harris

Dorothy W. “Dot” Harris, 85, of Salem, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 5, from Salem Terrace. Born in Roanoke, on October 7, 1935, to the late Robert Minor Willis and Dorothy Myers Willis, she was also preceded in death by her aunt and uncle, Mary, and Robert McNeil.
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Graff, Gerald

Gerald Graff, 50, of Blacksburg, passed away on September 6, 2021. He was preceded in death by his father, Eric Graff; and father-in-law, Rockie Chinault. Gerald is survived by his wife of 12 years, Angie Graff; children, Kelsey Richardson, Andrew Richardson, and Gavin Graff; mom, Lorraine Graff; sister, Marci Jackson and husband Lion, with their child, Naeemah Jackson; mother-in-law, Margie Chrisley; and special friends, Robin and Wayne Judd; brothers-in-law, Brian Chinault(Jenn), Charlie Chinault(Nikki); and nephew Nicolas Chinault.
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Rhea J. Christensen, 1928-2021

Rhea J. Christensen died August 27, 2021, at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Rhea was born Dec. 31, 1928, in Shawsville, Virginia, to the late Rev. James M and Golda E. Jewell. Rhea came to Loudoun County to teach in the fall of 1949 from Radford, Virginia. Rhea began her teaching career at Lincoln High School and later transferred to Loudoun County High School where she remained until her retirement. She retired after teaching 37 years.
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Bishop, Stephen Lee

Stephen “Steve” Lee Bishop, 71, of Radford, passed away Friday, September 10, 2021. Steve grew up in Christiansburg, Virginia. After graduation from Christiansburg High School, he attended Virginia Western Community College and then graduated from Virginia Tech. After which he taught for several years at Virginia High School in Bristol.
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Zachary Ryan Sample

Zachary Ryan Sample, 30, died on Monday, August 30, 2021. He was born on July 2, 1991, in Roanoke to beloved parents, Scott and Laurie Sample. He was a graduate of James River High School in Buchanan. Zachary was a kindhearted, loving and goofy man. Caring for his younger brother,...
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Nancy Sandidge Gilliam

Nancy Sandidge Gilliam, 79, of Troutville, passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Morris Gilliam Sr.; parents, Bernard and Sadie Sandidge; and brother, Harold Sandidge. She retired from the Postal Service in Troutville, being a rural carrier for over 28 years. She...
TROUTVILLE, VA
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Howell, Winifred Shealor

Winifred S. Howell, 84, of Christiansburg, VA, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, September 5, 2021. She lived most of her life in Christiansburg, and was the daughter of the late Harry B. and Lucy Shealor. She was a graduate of Shawsville High School and Radford College,...
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