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May 8, 2017

Marie Terry May, 82 of Falling Spring passed away on Monday, May 8, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born on April 14, 1935 in Bath County. She was the daughter of the Charles Ernest Terry and Daisy Doyle Terry, both who preceded her in death. She was employed by the Homestead Hotel for many years and was a loving mother and grandmother. In her younger years she enjoyed bowling and tending to her flower gardens. She loved to take long rides in the country and observe nature and the Lord's creation. Mrs. May is survived by her loving husband, Billy of 59 years who was also a wonderful caregiver to her; her daughter Margie Ryder and husband Danny of Falling Spring; grandchildren, Caileb and Caitlen Ryder and Fiance, Brad Bailey, all of Falling Spring; brothers Tommy Terry and Lowell Terry and wife Anna Gale; sisters Carol Waybright and husband Elmer, and Linda Hodge and husband, Stephen. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and other family and friends. The funeral service will be held on Thursday May, 11, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Gilliland officiating. The family will receive their friends from 12:00 PM until service time. The interment will follow at Alleghany Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Scott Green, Jim Lindsay, Wayne Winebriner, Danny Ryder, Caileb Ryder, Brad Bailey, Timmy Hodge, and Glen Lowry. In lieu of flowers the family has asked that all contributions be made to Mountain Regional Hospice at P.O. Box 637 Clifton Forge, VA 24422, or Ashwood United Methodist Church at 5674 Sam Snead Highway, Hot Springs, VA 24445; or a charity of your choice. Cemetery Information Thursday, May 11, 2017 Alleghany Memorial Park 7008 Winterberry Ave. Covington,VA - 24426 Service Thursday, May 11, 2017 01:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:00 PM - 01:00 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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