Christy Bonita Hill Robinson, age 47, passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at Holston Valley Medical Center. She was born in Washington County, Virginia and grew up in Dickenson County, Virginia. She moved to Bristol, Virginia in 2004. She was a 1990 Haysi High School graduate and graduated from The University of Virginia at Wise. She loved to sing with her Dad. She was employed with Aetna Better Health of Virginia. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, George and Joyce Ratliff; her paternal grandmother, Joann Barton Hill; her great-great-grandmother, Artha Davis; and special aunt and uncle, Link and Bonnie Owens. Survivors include husband, John Robinson; parents, Mike and Geri Hill; three Sons, Cody Mullins and Savanna, Cole Mullins and Autumn, and Jeremy Robinson; maternal grandfather, David Hill; five grandchildren, Colt Mullins, Sophia Robinson, Jace Mullins, Jaelynn Mullins and Aiden Mullins. The family will receive friends on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 4 p.m. at The Hill Family Farm, 3413 Reedy Creek Rd, Bristol, VA 24202. Funeral services will be conducted at 5 p.m. with Nick Brewer officiating. A graveside service will follow in The Hill Cemetery, 3413 Reedy Creek Rd, Bristol, VA 24202. Pallbearers will be Everett Ratliff Jr., Dustin Hall, Jessie Grizzle, Steve Shaffer, Ryan Hall, and Savanah Lester. Honorary Pallbearers will be Michael Robinson, Rick Mullins and J D Robinson. Mullins Funeral Home and Staff are serving the Robinson family. Online condolences may be made online at www.mullinsfuneralhome.net
SOUTHPORT, N.C./ GLADE SPRING, Va. Jewell Mayree Little Osborne, age 92, passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at the Elmcroft of Southport Nursing Facility in Southport, N.C. She was born, August 28, 1927 in Tazewell, Va. to Fred and Essie (Caudill) Little. Along with her parents, she is also preceded in death by husband, Lee Osborne; two brothers, Fred (Bud) Little, Charles Little; and a daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Osborne. Jewell is survived by sons, Frederick Osborne, Brookwood Ala., Michael Osborne and wife, Judy (Edmiston) Osborne of Southport, N.C.; and a sister-in-law, Nelia Little of Abingdon, Va. Jewell had six grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren Jewell spent the first years of her childhood in the coal fields in SWVA where her father was a miner, they then moved to a small farm in Ashe County, N.C. where she grew up. After graduation from high school, she moved to Chilhowie, Va., where she worked in the hosiery mill for many years. After she and Lee were married, they built their home in Glade Spring, Va. to raise their two boys. Jewell started working at Johnston Memorial Hospital in 1974 and retired after 17 years in 1991. Jewell loved her home, raising a garden, canning, crocheting, going to church and visiting with her many friends. Due to health reasons she then moved to Greensboro, N.C. in 2014 into an assisted living facility, and then to Southport, N.C. in June 2018 where she remained until her death. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 29, 2020, from the Bradley's Funeral Chapel in Chilhowie with the Rev. Timothy E. Bird officiating. Interment will follow in the Haw Orchard Cemetery in Grayson County. The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Monday morning at the funeral chapel. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.bradleysfh.com. Bradley's Funeral Chapel of Chilhowie is serving the Osborne Family.
TROUTDALE, Va. Laura Harrar Grubb, age 91, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Smyth County Community Hospital in Marion, Virginia surrounded by her family. Laura was born in Delaware on August 10, 1928, to the late Benjamin Elliott Harrar and Helen Vandever Harrar and was preceded in death by her brothers, B. Elliott Harrar, Sam Harrar, John Francis Harrar; half-brother, Henry Armstrong; son, David Grubb. She was a registered nurse, having started her career in Wilmington, Delaware and then furthering her education in Washington, D.C. at the Children's Hospital and in Philadelphia. Laura was a member of the Wharf Hill United Methodist Church in Sugar Grove, Va. and had a strong Christian faith. She enjoyed sewing for her family and gardening. In her later years she loved spending time at the Lifetime Wellness Center in Marion and working jigsaw puzzles. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and playing board games, especially Parcheesi. She is survived by her husband of over 66 years, Jay Grubb; two daughters, Diane Beasom and husband, Jeff of Windemere, Fla. and Donna Melton and husband, Mike of Cranberry Township, Pa.; grandchildren, Tyler Beasom, Jessica Beasom, Katie Melton, Sarah Melton, Emily Melton; several nieces and nephews also survive. Due to Covid 19. The family is planning a memorial service at a later date to be held at Wharf Hill UMC. Memorial contributions can be made to Wharf Hill UMC Church in memory of Laura Grubb. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.bradleysfh.com. Bradley's Funeral Home is serving Grubb family.