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.

Carlene Thomason Blankenship of Martinsville passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at McKee-Stone Chapel. Interment will follow at Roselawn Burial Park. Arrangements are by McKee-Stone Funeral Home-Martinsville, Va.

Mary Amelia Dinsmore Gillespie, 75, of Fieldale, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 at Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, NC. Visitation will be Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 10 AM to 11 AM at Clearview Wesleyan Church followed by a celebration of life service at 11 AM. Bassett Funeral Services is in charge.

Christopher Ray Hodges, 49, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Carillion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He has donated his body to Science. There will be a celebration of life service for him at 5 p.m. Saturday, August 24, 2019 in the chapel of Wright Funeral Service. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family.

Mark Randall Hodges, 54, of Patrick Springs, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 at his home. Visitation will be Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 1 PM to 2 PM at Bassett Funeral Service followed by the funeral at 2 PM. Burial will be in the County Line Church of God Prophecy Cemetery. Bassett Funeral Services is in charge.

John Barry Koger, 72, of Roanoke, Va., died on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 23, 2019 at Roselawn Memorial Garden (Military Memorium).

Finley Schottland McCutcheon, of Martinsville, Virginia and Jupiter, Florida, died on Monday, August 5, 2019. The funeral will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Christ Episcopal Church. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. Collins McKee Stone Funeral Service is handling the arrangements.

James W. Patterson, 88 of Danbury, N.C., formerly of Martinsville, Va., passed away Monday, August 19, 2019. A service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, August 23, 2019 at Roselawn Chapel Funeral Home with the Interment to follow at Roselawn Burial Park. Arrangements handled by Roselawn Chapel Funeral Home.

Mary Elizabeth Price Stone, 87 of Bassett, VA died Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Martinsville Health and Rehab. Cremation has been entrusted to Norris Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 24 at 2:00 pm at the Norris Funeral Services Martinsville Chapel, 1500 Kings Mountain Rd., Martinsville, VA 24112 followed by a reception for family and friends. Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory is serving the Stone family.

Robert Allen Williams passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The memorial service will be held at Moral Hill Missionary Baptist Church at 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, 2019. Arrangements entrusted to Hairston Funeral Home, Martinsville, Va.