Obituaries are heard on WHEE Monday through Saturday at 9:55 AM and on Sundays at 8:25 AM. Obituaries are provided by local funeral homes. Send listings to info@whee.net, or FAX 276-632-3316.

Michael Brown, 74, of Penhook, Va., passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019. A private graveside service will be held. A reception for friends and family will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 17, 2019, at the Spencer-Penn Centre, 475 Spencer-Penn Rd., Spencer, VA 24165. Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville, Va. is serving the Brown family.

Evelyn Turner France, age 92, of Bassett, Va., passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at First Baptist Church of Collinsville. Interment will follow in Roselawn Burial Park. Collins-McKee-Stone Funeral Home at Bassett, Va., is serving the France Family.

Glennis Montgomery Hensley, 82, of Ararat, Virginia, passed away on Monday, October 14, 2019, at Northern Regional Hospital. The graveside funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Mountain View Pentecostal Holiness Church, in Claudeville. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, from 5 until 7 p.m. in the chapel of Wright Funeral Service, Martinsville. Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family.

Algeria Thomas Ingram, age 99, passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019. The family will receive friends at Flora Funeral Service in Rocky Mount from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 16, 2019. At 2 p.m., following visitation, her funeral service will be held. Interment will follow in Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Henry, Va. Bassett Funeral Services is in charge.

Lucille Williams Jones, 91, of Martinsville, Va., died Sunday, October 13, 2019. The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 16, 2019, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Fort Trial Baptist Church, in Stanleytown, Va. A celebration of her life services will be held Thursday, October 17, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow at Roselawn Burial Park, in Martinsville, Va. Bassett Funeral Service is serving the Jones family.

Sheila Seay Martin, 60, of Lanier Rd., Martinsville, Va., died Sunday, October 13, 2019, at SOVAH Health-Martinsville, Va. The visitation will be held Friday, October 18, 2019, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Evangelical Holiness Church and all other times at the residence, 1271 Lanier Rd., Martinsville, Va. A funeral service will be held Saturday, October 19, 2019, at 12 p.m. at Refuge Temple Ministries. Interment will be held in The Seay Family Cemetery, Martinsville, Va. Arrangements are entrusted to Hairston Funeral Home, Martinsville, Va.

Rodger McBride, 79, of Martinsville, passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, in the Bassett Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will follow the funeral service at Roselawn Burial Park. Bassett Funeral Service in Bassett is serving the McBride family.

Darrell Wade Owen, 53, of Martinsville, Va., passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019, at his home. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at Halifax Memorial Gardens. Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville, VA is serving the Owen family.

Kathy Stone Vernon, 61, of Pleasant Grove passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. The funeral service will be held at 12 p.m. on Friday, October 18, 2019, at McKee-Stone Funeral Home. Interment will be private. The family will receive friends from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 17, 2019, at McKee-Stone Funeral Home. Arrangements are by McKee-Stone Funeral Home-Martinsville, Va.

Margaret Lucille Via, 89, of Martinsville, passed on Friday, October 11, 2019.
The funeral will be held Friday, October 18, 2019, at 12 p.m. at the Greater International Pentecostal Holiness Church. Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2019, from 6 until 7 p.m. at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will be held at the Antioch Christian Church cemetery. Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is handling arrangements.

Ronnie Lee Wagoner, 44, of Martinsville passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at Christ Episcopal Church. Inurnment will be at Christ Episcopal Church Columbarium at a later date. Arrangements are by McKee-Stone Funeral Home-Martinsville, Va.