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October 24, 2021

Connie Nida Redman Back, 59, of Covington, Virginia passed away peacefully on October 24, 2021, with her family by her side. She was born March 25,1962 in Covington, a daughter of Phyllis Harris Nida and the late Bobby Leon Nida. Connie was a 1980 graduate of Alleghany County High School and graduated from Radford University in 1984 with a B.S. degree in Education. Connie was a long-time educator, who taught students with special needs in a number of school divisions across Virginia. Her teaching career began in Henrico County, continued at Covington High School, and then Alleghany High School. After her retirement from public education, she became a teacher at the Boys Home school in Covington. At the time of her passing, she was employed as the Assistant Director of the Boys Home School in Covington. She cared deeply about her students and dedicated her life to touching and enriching the lives of the many students she taught. A softball player in high school, Connie was also known for her coaching skills. When her daughter Amanda was young, Connie became involved in coaching youth league softball. She also coached Varsity Cheerleading, Varsity Softball and Varsity Volleyball at a several different high schools. Connie was a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma Teacher Society, a former member of the Covington Education Association, Alleghany Education Association and the Virginia Education Association. She also served on the Board of Directors of the Alleghany Highlands Community Services board. Connie was a loving wife and mother and a loyal friend. Most recently she stepped into the role of Memaw and absolutely adored spending time with her twin granddaughters. In addition to her mother, Connie is survived by her husband Edward Back III; her daughter Amanda Redman and husband Richard Staton of Roanoke; and granddaughters Adalyn Rhiatt Staton and Matilda Lee Staton. In accordance with her wishes, her body has been cremated. There will be no formal services. The family will receive their friends on Friday October 29, 2021, from 6:00PM to 8:00 PM at Arritt Funeral Home. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers to make a donation in Connie's name to the Boy Home of Virginia at 414 Boys Home Rd. Covington, VA 24426. Arrangements are being handled by Arritt Funeral Home. Visition Friday, October 29, 2021 12:33 AM - 12:33 AM 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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