Obituaries – July 26th, 2017

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FEATHERNGILL, A. Raymond

A. Raymond Featherngill, 83, of Daleville, has gone home to be with his Heavenly Father as he passed away on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his family.

Ray was born in Anderson, Ind., and brought his family to Virginia in 1967. He graduated from Franklin High School, attended Franklin College and then served in the United States Army. Ray retired from Elizabeth Arden in 1995 after 28 years of dedicated service. He was an avid golfer and sports fan and former member of Botetourt Country Club, member of Fincastle Baptist Church and volunteered with the Junior Achievement. Ray loved kids and coached little league for several years. He rarely missed the chance to watch his grandchildren play their various sports.

Ray is survived by his best friend and loving wife of 58 years, Lois Moss Featherngill; daughters, Lori Wampler and husband, Todd, and Lisa Brown and husband, Barry, both of Fincastle; and grandchildren, Amelia (Cory) Evans of Abingdon, Whitney Wampler of Columbia, S.C., Emily Wampler of Greenville, S.C., and Tyler Brown of Fincastle.

The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the wonderful caregivers and those with Amedisys Hospice.

The family received friends from 2-4 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, July 23, at Oakey’s East Chapel in Bonsack. A Celebration of Life was held on Monday, July 24, at 1 p.m. at Fincastle Baptist Church, 7330 Roanoke Road in Fincastle, led by Pastor Kevin Cummings.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fincastle Baptist Church Building Fund or to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences may be made at www.oakeys.com.

 

 

MYERS, Lloy A.

Lloy Ann Myers, 87, of Rogers, Ark. passed away, Sunday, July 16, 2017 in her home.

Miss Myers was born on May 18, 1930, in Pea Ridge, Ark., to Lloyd and Marie Myers. She moved to the Grand Lake area of Oklahoma where she spent 46 years before moving to Virginia for 20 years, then returned to Northwest Arkansas in 2016. Lloy wore many hats in the 35 years she spent working at Southwestern Bell where she worked her way up to a supervisory position, later retiring in 1987. Miss Myers was a member of the Church of Christ and the Southwestern Bell Pioneers Association. She was also an accomplished artist and enjoyed spending time with her family, working on cars, fishing, and especially bird watching.

Miss Myers is survived by her sister Jerray Morris of Rogers, Ark.; nieces; Pattie Waggoner of Bella Vista, Ark., Terri Morris Johnson (John) of Denville, N.J., Karen Rankin (Mark) of Richmond; one great-niece. Melanie Nichols (Matthew) of Bella Vista, Ark., one great-nephew, Michael Waggoner (Crystal) of Grand Junction, Colo., and six great-great nieces and nephews.

Memorial services for Miss Myers will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 29, at Benton County Memorial Park Funeral Home, with Jackie Chestnut officiating.



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