Lexington VA Classifieds
CAROL TYREECarol Johnston Tyree, 66, of Rockbridge County, passed away Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, at Carilion Stonewall Jackson Hospital. She was born on Aug. 21, 1949, to the late Abner Rives Johnston and Mildred Irene Miller Johnston.Carol was a lifelong member of Lauderdale A.R. Presbyterian Church where she was the past president of the Women’s Ministry and a member of the Janet White Circle. She was actively involved in the Generation 4 Hope Missionary team. Carol retired from the Lexington Health Department after 30 years of service, and then retired from the Rockbridge Area Free Clinic after 10 years of service. She is survived by her husband, David Dean Tyree of Rockbridge County; two sons, Matthew Ryan Tyree and wife Kristen of Denver, Colo., and Benjamin Scott Tyree of Richmond; one sister, Brenda Joyce Clark of Buena Vista; two brothers, Dennis Wayne Johnston and wife Myrna, and Jerry Rives Johnston and wife Lisa, all of Rockbridge County.A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at the Harrison Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Benjamin W. Dowling III officiating. Burial will follow in the Broad Creek A.R. Presbyterian Cemetery. The family will receive friends and guests from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19, at Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
LITTIE VESTLittie Naomi Vest, 88, of Buena Vista, passed away Nov. 12, 2015, at the Golden Living Center, Buena Vista. Born June 8, 1927, in Rockbridge County, she was a daughter of the late Charlie Irvine Vest and Littie Hamilton Vest. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Lewis,…
EMMETT BUCK’ LESLIE IIIEmmett Graham “Buck” Leslie III,64, of Lexington died Thursday, Nov. 12,2015, at his home. He was born Feb. 8,1951, in Lexington, a son of the late Emmett Graham Leslie Jr. and Mary Jacqueline Brown Leslie. Mr. Leslie was a member of the Lexington Presbyterian Church. Buck was a graduate of the class of 1974 from Washington and Lee University, and retired as head of sales training from Mohawk Industries after 34 years of service. Surviving are his wife, Kristin Plogger “Kay” Leslie; one stepson, Gavin Dudley; one sister, Debra Humphrey; one niece, Leslie Humphrey; and one nephew, Frank Humphrey.A graveside service was conducted yesterday, Tuesday, Nov. 17, at Stonewall Jackson Cemetery by Dr. William Klein. Arrangements were by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.,,,,,,,,
JAMES DEANIE’ SMITHJames Edward “Deanie” Smith,68, of Lexington died Thursday, Nov. 12,2015, at his home. He was born Nov. 6,1947, in Lexington, a son of the late James Lawrence Smith and Margaret Mays Smith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Harry Lee Smith and Grover Smith, and one sister, Patsy Smith. Deanie worked for the Lexington Golf & Country Club for the past 48 years. Surviving are his wife, Donna Moore Smith; three sons, Raymond Higgins Jr., Scott Anthony Higgins and Gregory Shane Higgins; one brother, Carl S. Smith and wife Wanda; two sisters, Aileen Sligh and Mildred M. Smith; three grandchildren, Lauren Baker, Tristan Higgins and Colt Higgins; one niece, Angela Martin; one nephew, George Brayson; and many more special nieces and nephews. The funeral was conducted yesterday, Tuesday, Nov. 17, at Harrison Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Brent McGuirt. Burial followed at Stonewall Jackson Cemetery.,
JAMES SANDY’ GOODBAR IIIJames Edward Goodbar III passed away peacefully surrounded by friends and family on Nov. 10,2015, after a courageous battle with cancer. Sandy, as he was known his entire life, graduated from Lexington High School, and obtained a bachelor’s degree in engineering at Virginia Tech along with a master of business administration from George Washington University and an master of science from George Mason University. He was a career engineer with the United States Post Office where his input and attention to detail was responsible for many of the mechanical equipment that now is used in mail handling. It was a job he loved, remaining at work almost to the end. Sandy loved country music and “muscle cars,” particularly Mustangs of which he had a collection himself. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Edward and Frances Hotinger Goodbar, as well as his grandparents, James Edward and Rosa Deacon Goodbar and William Norman and Louise Showalter Hotinger. He is survived by his brother, William Norman Goodbar of Norfolk, as well as a very special friend, Jennifer West, of Charlotte, N.C., who referred to him as “Daddy” for all of the encouragement and help in her life and schooling. A memorial service was held Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Saint Matthews United Methodist Church in Annandale. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at Harrison Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Skip Hastings. Burial will follow at Collierstown Presbyterian Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in loving memory of Sandy to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org, or to the National Kidney Foundation, www.kidney.org. Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home.,
LISA WADELisa Lee Wade, 53, born on Dec. 1, 1961 in Norfolk, passed away suddenly on Sept. 28, 2015.She was the youngest daughter of Nora Lee Reese Wade and the late Thomas Albert Wade Jr.Left to cherish her memory are two brothers, William W. Wade and wife Penny and family, and the family of her late brother, Thomas “Tucker” Allen Wade; two sisters, Carolyn E. Bennett and family, Deborah K. Mansfield and husband Les (Cowboy) and family; her aunt Peggy Amelia Hayes and family of Buena Vista; numerous cousins, friends, classmates and fellow officers.Lisa grew up in the Estabrook area of Norfolk, the Kempsville area of Virginia Beach and the Lexington, Virginia area of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Lisa attended two high schools, Kempsville and Green Run.She graduated with honors from Green Run High School in 1980 and was the recipient of The Booster Club Corral Award for Outstanding Accomplishments as a Scholar and Athlete. She excelled in the sports of basketball, track and volleyball and received the 1980 MVP Award at Green Run High School in fast pitch softball, playing the position of catcher. She received Letter of Merit awards for softball and basketball from Kempsville High School in 1979.Lisa was recognized by the president of the United States, Jimmy Carter, and received the Presidential Physical Fitness Award. Lisa enjoyed art and literature. Her studio artwork was displayed in the Student Gallery of 1979 and the Annual Student Art Show at Pembroke Mall. She was a published poet and honored member of the International Society of Poets. She received two trophies for Outstanding Achievement in 2006 and 2007. “Dream Seed” and “Away from My Trooper” are two of her published poems.Lisa was a member of the United States Youth Conservation Corps. She participated in the 4-H Club Back Bay Project in 1980 that enhanced her desire and dedication to preserving the environment and serving humanity.Her life paths lead her to the state of California where she pursued a career in public service and safety. By 1983 she earned a State Certified Private Security Officer Certificate; continuing her training she received her “Certificate of Completion of Apprenticeship” as a correctional officer in 1989.She was a job steward and a member of the California Correctional Peace Officers Association, (CCPOA). As a journeyman she received certificates and awards of achievement in marksmanship, drug testing, fingerprinting, career development and job stewardship. The latter part of her career was at the Sierra Conservation Center Department of Corrections- Acton Conservation Camp #11 as a fireman.Her dedication to others and her job together with her love of animals, she soon became eminently suited in training and owning fire and rescue dogs; beloved and honored - the late Sugar Bear and Falcon.Lisa’s career as a correctional peace officer was short-lived due to an injury to her back sustained from a fall while fighting a California wildfire. This incident brought about numerous back surgeries that ultimately deemed her disabled.Lisa’s Lutheran background, passion for life and compassion for others will be an everlasting beacon of light. She will serve as a guide for us and all who knew her. May her memory be eternal.A memorial service will be held at Smith and Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, 4889 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, on Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. Dr. Paul Lawson will officiate the service.In lieu of flowers and food, donations in Lisa’s name may be made to theKempsville Rescue Squad or our local SPCA.A graveside service will be held at a later date at the McElwee Chapel, McElwee Road, Rockbridge Baths. Friends may offer condolences at http://www.smithandwilliamskempsville.com.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
STEVE BARTONSteven Blaine Barton, 75, of Lexington passed away peacefully in Hospice care at the home he loved on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. Ironically, the 13th was the birthday of his first wife, Therese Nicholson. Steven fulfilled the quote “ANY MAN CAN BE A DADDY, BUT IT TAKES A SPECIAL MAN’ TO BE A FATHER” and Steven happily became that FATHER to two young children upon marriage. Throughout his cancer struggle, he still managed to share his gentle spirit. He was born July 7,1940, in Bloomington, Ill., and was predeceased by his parents, Carl Leland Barton and Jane Spencer and brother David Barton. Steven’s mother, Jane, moved from Illinois to Lexington around age 90 and remained until her death at 101. Steven is survived by his wife of 31 years, Carole Rose Wilmeth Barton; two children, Claude Nicholson (Nancy) and Cynthia Rice (Terry); grandchildren Aimee (Keith), Alissa (Jon), and Joshua Blaine (Tara); four great-grandchildren, Emilee, Alexander, Brianna, and Gavin Blaine; one brother Bradley (Sheree); and his step-father-in-law, Kenton Nicely. Steven enlisted in the United States Coast Guard in 1958 and proudly spent his 40-year career as either active military, reserve military, and lastly as supervisory visual information specialist at Coast Guard Training Center, Yorktown. A celebration of Steven’s life will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27, appropriately, Thanksgiving week, at Manly Memorial Baptist Church with Dr. Michael Wilkins officiating. Following the service, the celebration will continue in the church social hall and all are invited. Burial will be in the spring at Arlington National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Rockbridge Area Hospice or Manly Memorial Baptist Church.Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.
EDWARD WALZEREdward J. Walzer passed away on Friday, Nov. 6, at his home on Hilton Head Island, S.C. He was born in 1919 in Irvington, N.J. He entered the United States Army in 1940 and served in Panama and the European Theater until 1945. In 1946, he married Doris R.…
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Home Care RN Opportunities in Lexington, VAWe invite you to join our Home Care team, whose goal is to improve the quality of life for both the patient and the family.Š Full time and Flex opportunities available Š One year of nursing experience preferred.Š Licensed RN in Commonwealth of VA or eligible for VA license; must obtain and maintain AHA BLS-HCPŠ Sign-on bonus for full time RN's with 2 or more years of RN experience in a Medicare-certified Homecare facilityPlease contact Casey Morris, Human Resources @ CHMorris@carilionclinic.org for questions or by phone at (540) 983-4150.To view these opportunities, please visit our website at www.carilionclinic.org/careers. An online application is required for all positions of interest.Equal Opportunity EmployerMinorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
MISSING: Red & white Maine Coon cat. Her name is Lilly. Lost since Oct. 14th. She is tattooed. Reward. Missing behind Enderly Heights Elem. School. 540-261-2054 lv. msg. We would really like to have her home.
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LOST IN GLASGOW - Female gray poodle spayed, 8 yrs. old, red collar. Thin & timid, but very friendly. For info. 540-258-1478. Large Reward!
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ANGUS BULLS & HEIFERS for sale. Joe Clements, 540-460-0455
TRAIL RIDING & RIDING LESSONS: Hunt seat & Western. All ages & exp. levels welcome. Tish Vest, 540-570-3718
PART TIME CLEANING positions available in Lexington. Must have ability to lift up to 25 lbs., have a clean background - which will be verified, ability to follow procedures & check lists. M-F, start after 5PM. Call to apply & set up an interview, 540-291-1986
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