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Manard

Leon "Pete"

Markham

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October 16, 2019

Manard Leon "Pete" Markham, 77, of 2330 S. Lewis Ave., died, Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Lewis Gale Alleghany in Low Moor. Mr. Markham was born July 30, 1942 in Alleghany County the son of Joseph and Ossie Lee Markham. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife Mary Frances Markham, his second wife Billisue Quate Markham, three sisters, and five brothers. He was a former operator with the Hercules INC. and served his country in the United States Marine Corp. Pete was an avid Hokies fan and a member of the Chestnut Mountain Hunting Club. Surviving are his daughter Rebecca Leichter and husband Ron of Covington, two sons Patrick Markham and wife Jennifer of Covington and Dennis Markham and wife Amy of Staunton, six grandchildren Chris Markham and wife Hannah, Tony Leichter, Ryan Markham, Shelby Leichter, Emma Markham, and Blake Markham, three great grandchildren Kale, Memphis, and Wilder Markham, his mother in law Charlotte Jennings Quate, a sister Wilma Spangler of Clifton Forge, a number of nieces and nephews, and his fur babies Beamer, Anna, and Ms. Kitty. A graveside service will be held Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2:00 PM in Cedar Hill Cemetery. The family will receive their friends from 12:45PM until 1:45PM at the Arritt Funeral Home. The funeral arrangements are being handled by Arritt Funeral Home. Service Sunday, October 20, 2019 02:00 PM Cedar Hill Cemetery 1521 S. Carpenter Dr. Covington,VA - 24426 Visition Sunday, October 20, 2019 12:45 PM - 01:45 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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