Menu

120 StauntonElliott Auto Group web button 120  erie200

Grover Cleveland Smith, 74, of Lexington died June 22

  • Written by submitted

Grover Cleveland Smith, 74, of Lexington, who ran the pro shop at Lexington Golf & Country Club for 50 years, died Sunday, June 22, at his home.

A funeral will be held at Harrison Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 1, at 11 a.m.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, June 30, from 6 to 8 p.m.

 

Robert D. Leech Sr., 92, of Glasgow died June 22

  • Written by submitted

Robert Dewey Leech Sr., 92, of Glasgow died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at the Golden Living Center in Buena Vista.

Born Oct. 2, 1921, in Rockbridge County, he was a son of the late Ernest T. “Tucker” Leech and Kate Blair Wade Leech. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Robert Dewey “Robbie” Leech Jr.

Mr. Leech was a member of the Glasgow Presbyterian Church, member of the Glasgow Life Saving and First Aid Crew, and served his country in the United States Army during World War II.

Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Hilda Bywaters Leech of Glasgow; two daughters, Catherine Ann Heath and husband Wayne of Fincastle; Carolyne Sue Mayo and husband Larry of Natural Bridge Station; two brothers, Phil Leech of Lexington; Clinton Leech of Buena Vista; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 28, at Glasgow Presbyterian Church with the Rev. W. David Bain and Pastor Tony Nix officiating. Burial will follow with military rights at Glasgow Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 27, at Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.

Hazel Adele Saunders Jarvis, 92, of Lexington died June 22

  • Written by submitted

Hazel Adele Saunders Jarvis, 92, of Lexington died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Carilion Stonewall Jackson Hospital.

Born June 8, 1922 in Glasgow, she was a daughter of George W. Saunders and Sallie Milliner Saunders. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton B. Jarvis and one daughter, Patricia Lawless.

Mrs. Jarvis was a manager for several businesses in the Lexington area.

Surviving are one sister, Lucille Tyree of Lynchburg; four grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Timber Ridge A.R. Presbyterian Church Cemetery. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2840 Electric Road, Suite 106A Roanoke, VA 24018.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.

Peachie Carter Bennington, 86, of Lexington died June 20

  • Written by submitted

Peachie Carter Bennington, 86, of Lexington died Friday, June 20, 2014, in Benjamin Borden Health Center. 

Born Jan. 12, 1928, in Rockbridge County, she was a daughter of the late William Lewis Carter and Maggie Bell Carter.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Bartlett Bennington. Mrs. Bennington was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Surviving are her three sons, Tommy Bennington, and wife Marlene, Stewart Bennington and wife Rosemary, Todd Bennington and wife Angela; and one daughter, Barbara Nunley, and husband Ray; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 24, at Kerrs Creek Baptist Cemetery with Rev. Bryan Volpe. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rockbridge Area Hospice, 315 Myers St., Lexington, VA 24450 or Parkinson Association, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.

Mary Entsminger Moore, 88, of Lexington died June 21

  • Written by submitted

Mary Entsminger Moore, 88, of Lexington died Saturday, June 21, 2014, at her home.

Born Jan. 22, 1926, in Rockbridge County, she was a daughter of Jake and Mamie Terry Entsminger. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Albert Moore.

Surviving are five children, Charles E. Moore, Carol E. Culliton, Alvin D. Moore, Debra M. Knick, and Charlotte M. Moore; two sisters, Ola Sensabaugh and Gladys Nuckols; eight grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 25, at Harrison Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Bill Harris and Rev. Jim Giles. Burial will follow in Rapps Mill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, at Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.