Ann "Mae Mae" Hartsock McCroskey, age 74, of Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. The funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at Parkway Baptist Worship Center, 1253 Volunteer Pkwy, Bristol, Tenn., with Pastor Gary Montgomery, Bro. Matthew Stewart and Jerry Feathers officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 until 6:45 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at Glenwood Cemetery. A procession of family and friends will leave Weaver Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m. to the cemetery. Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
CASTLEWOOD, Va. Clarence "Butch" Ball, 78, died on Sunday, June 28, 2020, at his home. He was a former supervisor for Russell County for 12 years and a mine inspector for 35 years. He was a deacon of Castlewood Presbyterian Church. He was born in Trammel, Virginia, son of the late Reed and Alice Long Ball. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Judith Ball; one brother, Billy Ball; and one sister, Delores King. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Laney Ball; three sons, Marcus Eugene Ball and wife, Monica of Abingdon, Virginia, Matthew Ball and wife, Allison of Castlewood, Virginia, and Clarence Ethan Ball and wife, Kaitlyn Lebanon, Virginia; one brother, Jim Ball and wife, Linda of Castlewood, Virginia; one step-daughter, Autumn Boegemann of Charleston, South Carolina; six grandchildren, Jenna Ball, Lilly Pennington (Ball), Jonah Ball, Lydia Judith Ball, John-Luke Ball, and Jacob Ball; one step-granddaughter, Llylianna Karsu Bacon; and several nieces and nephews. Following the COVID-19 restrictions set forth by the Governor of Virginia face-covering requirements and social distancing, a Celebration of Life service for Clarence "Butch" Ball will be conducted at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2020, in Castlewood Funeral Home Chapel in Castlewood, Virginia with the Rev. Willie Ellis officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2020, in Castlewood Funeral Home in Castlewood, Virginia following the same restrictions. A Radio Broadcast of the Celebration of Life Service will be available on Castlewood Funeral Home parking lot on 88.9 FM while being able to stay in your vehicle. Online condolences may be sent to the Ball family through our website at www.castlewoodfuneralhome.com. Castlewood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
CHILHOWIE, Va. Richard "Rick" Earl Powers, age 62, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at his home in Chilhowie, Va. Rick was born in Smyth County, Va. and was preceded in death by his father, Earl Gaither Powers; his sister, Angela Faye Powers; his brother, Edward Powers; grandson, Jayden Kenneth Butterworth; and a great-niece, Alisha Faye White. He served in the United States Army and worked at Brunswick for several years. He enjoyed fishing and the Chilhowie Warriors sports. Survivors include, his mother, Shirley J. Powers; his children, Chrystal Renee Butterworth and husband, Jay, Adondia Michelle Mullen and husband, Jacob; his brothers, James Garfield Powers, Mark Allen Powers and wife, Martha, Chad Edward Powers and David Lee Powers and Johna; sister, Cindy Heath and husband Jim; grandchildren, Easton Butterworth, Rayleigh Mullen, Kaileigh Mullen; nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at the Bradley's Funeral Chapel in Chilhowie with the Reverend Billy Owens and the Reverend Ernie Powers officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5 to 6 p.m. prior to services. Full military honors will be rendered by the Francis Marion V.F.W. Post 4667. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.bradleysfh.com. Bradley's Funeral Chapel and Crematory is serving the Powers family.
Please join us for a graveside service to celebrate the life of Pamela Bradley Whitman, who died on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. We will gather together at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 10, 2020 ,at Knollkreg Memorial Park to remember Pam, who will be greatly missed. Please bring your fondest memories of Pam to share with family and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601. 'We get no choice. If we love, we grieve." Frost Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 250 E. Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210 is honored to serve the Whitman family.
Shirley Marie Adkins, age 81, of Bristol, Va., passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at NHC of Bristol. She was born November 11, 1938 in Bristol, Tenn., a daughter of the late Fredrick Mack and Lottie Oliver Widner. Shirley was a lifelong resident of the Bristol and Abingdon areas. She was of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Jane Ann Widner; grandson, Wesley Otey; one sister and several brothers. Survivors include her husband, Charley Adkins; children, Carolyn Henson, Carl Otey Jr., Freddy Otey and wife Debbie, Kathy P. Otey, and Danny Otey and wife Brenda; grandchildren, Brooklyn Otey, Davy C. Otey, Willis Cox and Keeshia Cox; eight great grandchildren; brother, Alvin Widner; niece, Phyllis; and very special sister-in-law, Pat. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Roger Mullins officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will follow the service at Crumley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Honorary pallbearer will be Davy Otey. Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.