Elsie Harrison Happy First Christmas in Heaven Mom 10/03/1922 - 06/11/2018 Thinking of you today, Mom But then, that's nothing new For you were thought of yesterday And will be tomorrow too. Because you're missed so very much Far more than words can say and sadly Mom, no presents, cards or h…

David Johns never dreamed he’d be where he is today. Sitting in his office on campus one morning earlier this week, he talked about his journey to Ferrum College and his upcoming inauguration as the college’s 12th president.

Elsie Harrison Happy First Birthday in Heaven Mom 10/03/1922 - 06/11/2018 God looked around his garden and found and empty space Then He looked down upon this earth and saw your tired face He put his arms around you and lifted you to rest God's garden must be beautiful He only picks the best…

Torrence-Woolson Engagement Mac and Margaret Torrence, of Rocky Mount, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Anne, to Cooper Randolph Woolson, son of Ray and Cathy Woolson of Penhook. Elizabeth is the granddaughter of Florence Davis Torrence and the late Bill To…

Torrence-Woolson Engagement Mac and Margaret Torrence, of Rocky Mount, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Anne, to Cooper Randolph Woolson, son of Ray and Cathy Woolson of Penhook. Elizabeth is the granddaughter of Florence Davis Torrence and the late Bill To…

Doyle-Osgood Mr. & Mrs. Kevin & Susan Doyle of Snow Creek are pleased to announce the engagement of ttheir daughter Lindsay Elxabeth Doyle of Snow Creek to Brandon Roger Osgood of Rocky Mount. He is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Roger & Margie Osgood of Rocky Mount. The bride-elect i…

Worley-Shively Frances Marie Atkins Shively, 72 years old, and Darel Keith Worley, 48 years old would like to announce that they were married in the afternoon on Thursday, September 21, 2017. They were married at Franklin County Recreation Park.

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Lester-Boyd Mr. And Mrs. Sharon and Mark Lester of Patrick County, Va. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah LeAnn Lester, to Joshua Todd Boyd, son of Mr. and Mrs. Danielle and Todd Boyd of Ferrum, Va. The bride to be is the granddaughter of Charles and Virginia Les…

Davis - Kinzie Marlen and Linda Davis, of Glade Hill, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Amil Marlenda Davis, to Jeffrey Robert Kinzie of Wirtz, Va., son of the late Leon and Jane Kinzie of Markelville, Ind. A June 2017 wedding is planned.

Tim and Pam Holcomb of Rocky Mount would like to proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Katelyn Rose Holcomb to Jonathan Christopher Saunders, son of Bobby and Regina Saunders of Windy Gap.

Duncan - Riley Newly weds William and Sandra Riley took their vows after five years of being together. They took their vows on their five year anniversary, February 8, 2017, with many more to come. y

Congratulations to Jim and Peggy Ebbert of Rocky Mount, who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on February 10, 2017.   Jim and Peggy were married in Butler, PA  on February 10, 1967 and later moved to Virginia to raise their family.

The family of Ned Vernon and Essyebelle Board Hudson would like to wish them a wonderful 70th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY.  Married on February 1, 1947 in Rocky Mount, Virginia then honeymooned in Myrtle Beach, S.C. They returned to Rocky Mount to raise a family of 4 sons and a daughter.  Vernon wif…

Harden - Ridgeway Joe and Laura Jones Harden of Boones Mill announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Elizabeth, to Jordan Ridgeway, son of Sue Mac Ridgeway of Charleston, S.C. and Bob and Cindy Ridgeway of New Bern, N.C. Erin received both her bachelor's and master's degrees from Radf…

Messenger 50th Anniversary W.D. Messenger and Gaynell C. Messenger are celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversary. They were married on December 24, 1966 at Furnace Creek Baptist Church. They have resided in Callaway, Va. for the entire 50 years. They have two children and three grandchildren.

Wisse - Ridgwell Mr. Tyler Wisse and Dr. Diana Ridgwell were married on October 30, 2016. Tyler is the son of Greg and Karen Wisse and the grandson of Sharon Stahler Fent and the late James Fent and Nancy Core Wisse and the late Ronald Wisse, all of Bellfontaine, Ohio. Tyler is a graduate of…

Dillon - Peters Rev. Joe and Anita Dillon announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Jo, to Adam Peters, son of Riley and Elaine Peters. Megan graduated from the Coast Guard Academy and now serves as a helicopter pilot in Clearwater, Florida. Adam graduated from Roanoke College and tea…

Scott 50th Anniversary Dub and Lovviner Scott of Ferrum celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on February 25, 2016, with a dinner at Fratellis in Winston-Salem, N.C. with their family. They have one daughter and son-in-law, Candace (Scott) Friel and Jonathan Friel; and two grandchildren,…

Shelton - Thurman Wedding Lindsey Carter Thurman and Barry Neal Shelton were united in marriage on July 9, 2016 at half past ten o'clock in the morning at the Early Inn in Rocky Mount, Virginia. The ceremony was officiated by the Hon. Clyde H. Perdue Jr. The bride is the daughter of Mike and…

Riggs 72nd Anniversary Rev. John and Colleen Riggs of Roanoke, Va. celebrated their 72nd Anniversary on September 16, 2016. Along with their three daughters and their husbands, Vicki and Danny Adams of Roanoke, Nancy and Wayne Ondich of Pulaski, and JoAnna and Mark White of Rocky Mount, they…

Phillippi - Harper Renee Phillippi and Leander Harper are pleased to announce their engagement. Renee Phillippi is from Roanoke Va. and she is the daughter of Nancy and James Phillippi. Leander Harper is from Burnt Chimney Va. and the son of Martha Lou Harper. Leander is also the grandson of…

Jesse Lewis Finney, Jr., and Pamela Bowers Finney of Ferrum, Virginia, formerly of Greensboro, North Carolina, announce the marriage of their daughter, Joanna Reid Finney, to Andrew Douglas O’Leary, son of Daniel and Jane O’Leary of Syracuse, New York. The wedding was held Saturday, May 14, …

Gallatin - Lynch Harry and Betsy Gallatin would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brianna Jean Gallatin to David Russell Lynch, the son of Frank (Buster) and Susan Lynch. A September 2016 wedding is planned at Wisteria Ridge in Callaway, Virginia.

Washburn - Dalton Ashlee Washburn, daughter of G.B. and Krystal Washburn of Snow Creek, and Matthew Dalton, son of Greg and Debbie Dalton of Glade Hill, are excited to announce their engagement. Miss Washburn is a 2008 graduate of Franklin County High School and received a degree in 2012 fro…

Cokendolpher - Crowell Zach and Valarie Jamison Cokendolpher are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Olivia Diane Cokendolpher, to David Christian Melvin Crowell, son of David and Crystal Walker Crowell. An October wedding is planned.