Friday, July 18, 2014

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 05:03 PM

Rebecca W. Camden

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Rebecca Ayscue Woody Camden, 81, of Martinsville, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014, at her residence.

She was born in Henderson on June 8, 1933, to William Robert Ayscue and Mary Ella Hughes Ayscue.

Becky taught school in the Martinsville City School System, as well as in North Carolina. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Martinsville and formerly Starling Avenue Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, the Rev. John William Woody; her second husband, Dr. Claude V. Camden; and a stepdaughter, Jill Camden Hooker.

Surviving are two daughters and a son-in-law, Lynn and Tom Fitzgibbons of Martinsville, Virginia, and Mary Linda Woody of Reidsville; a step-daughter, Lynn Camden Paarmann and husband Herman of Palm Coast, Florida; a step-daughter-in-law, Betty Camden of Wytheville, Virginia; a stepson, Dr. Vic Camden of Wytheville, Virginia; a sister, Dorothy Lassiter of Henderson; seven grandchildren, Mary Taylor Setliff and husband Andrew, Ann Hughes Braja and husband Misha, John Graham Fitzgibbons, Emily Paarmann, Eric Camden and wife Jessica, R.J. Hooker and wife Kathy and Claudia Hooker; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends today, July 18, from 7 to 8 p.m. at McKee-Stone Funeral Home in Martinsville, Virginia, and other times at the residence on Mulberry Road.

The funeral service will be held Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Starling Avenue Baptist Church.

A graveside service will follow at 3 p.m. at New Sandy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Henderson.

Memorials may be made to the Henry County Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation, c/o Sharon Shepherd, P.O. Box 709, Martinsville, VA 24114.


Robert M. Burnette

WARRENTON — Dr. Robert M. Burnette, 96, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at his residence.

A funeral will be held at noon Saturday, July 19, at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Wise by the Rev. Preston Williams. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Viewing is today, July 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the chapel of R.H. Greene Funeral Home in Warrenton.

Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Spring Street Missionary Baptist Church in Henderson.

Arrangements are by R. H. Greene Funeral Home.


Edgar S. Jackson

HENDERSON — Edgar Sherwood Jackson, 75, of 3130 Southerland Mill Road, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at his home.

Arrangements will be announced by J.M. White Funeral Home.