Julie Ann Perdue Davis, 54, of Martinsville, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, in Martinsville. She was born on June 21, 1965, in Martinsville, to Richard Thomas Perdue and the late Frances Cobbler Perdue. She was a member of McCabe Baptist Church. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her brother, Ronnie Alan "Buck" Perdue. In addition to her father, she is survived by her husband, Garland Wayne Davis; daughter, Justice Abbagail Marhsall; sons, Ricky Davis and Chris Davis; sister, Wanda Crist; brother, Charles Eugene Perdue; and grandchildren, Aubrey Davis, Hailey Turner, and Carson Davis. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, January 17, 2020, at 7 p.m., at Rich Acres Christian Church, with Pastor Tim Hunt officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service and at other times at 216 McCoy Street, Martinsville, Virginia. Burial will be private. Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.wrightfuneralservices.net.
AXTON, Va. Miss Na'Jada Chanel Joyce, 20, of 8085 Axton Rd. Axton, Va., passed away on Friday, January 10, 2020. A viewing will be held Friday January 17, 2020, from 2 until 8 p.m. in the Juanita S. Fulton Memorial Chapel of Fulton-Walton Funeral Home- Yanceyville, N.C. Na'Jada Joyce body will lay in repose from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Saturday, January 18, 2020, at Monument of Faith Ministries before funeral service. A funeral service will be held Saturday, 1:30 p.m. with family arriving 12:30 p.m. at Monument of Faith Ministries, 319 Henry Street, Eden, N.C. Interment will follow at the Hairston – Little family cemetery in Axton, Va. Condolences may be posted at www.fulton-waltonfuneralhome.com. All arrangements for Na'Jada Joyce are entrusted to Fulton-Walton Funeral Home 219 Dillard School Dr. Yanceyville, N.C.
Kathy Pruitt Martin, 63, of Ridgeway, Va., passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. She was born on October 27, 1956, to the late Curtis "Bunkie" Pruitt and Tressie May Rigney Pruitt who survives. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her uncles, Raleigh Rigney and Cecil Rigney; aunts, Geraldine Goins and Frances Rigney; and her beloved pet, Miss Minnie. Mrs. Martin had worked for American Furniture for 10 years at the Red Level Plant. Then worked for 4 years for Frontier Spinning in Madison, North Carolina, and then retired from Bassett Walker after 20 years of service. She loved doing pottery and graduated from Laurel Park High School in 1975. She had attended McCabe Memorial Baptist Church. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 41 years, Gary David Martin of Ridgeway, Va.; niece, Tiffany Purcell of Murphy, N.C.; uncles, Lynwood Rigney of Martinsville, Va., Junior Rigney of Danville, Va., and Jerry Rigney of Danville, Va.; and her beloved pet, Miss Candy. Also surviving are numerous cousins and friends. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 17, 2020, at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel with the Reverend Johnnie Rigney officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel and other times at Mrs. Martin's residence at 704 Clover Road, Ridgeway, VA 24148. Burial will be held at Roselawn Burial Park. Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville, Va. is serving the Martin family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.