Libby Osborne, cousin of Bob Bolton, is in critical condition at Lewis-Gayle Hospital in Salem, VA with a blood clot in her brain.  She has also had a slight stroke and a heart attack.


The family of Jerry Shumaker, brother of Jeff Shumaker. Memorial services will be conducted on Saturday, September 21, at 2:00 PM at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell. Friends may call on Saturday prior to services, from 1:00-2:00 PM at the funeral home.


Lisa Belcher scheduled for surgery on Monday at Raleigh General Hospital.


The family of Mary Whittaker.  Funeral services will be held at Johnston Chapel Baptist Church at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 18, with burial to follow. Friends may visit with the family from 10:00 a.m. until the service time.


Jeff Muse, age 55 and father of 2 – ages 16 and 17, with stage IV pancreatic cancer.


Steve Walker, brother of Carol Rose, to be released home with physical therapy. His daughter may have to make some difficult choices for his continued care.


Barbara Hampton at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital for therapy following gallbladder surgery and treatment for an infection.  Barbara and husband Joe faithfully attend D.M.A. Fellowship.