Dora Orr Roop, 95, of Jonesville, VA, passed away Saturday,
July 17, 2010, at Wellmont Lee Regional Medical Center in
Pennington Gap, VA. She was born May 5, 1915.
Dora was the oldest member of the Jonesville First Baptist
Church and was a member of the Rebekah Lodge of Jonesville.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hagan Russell
Roop; parents, Phillip Sheridan Orr and Mary Elizabeth
Francis Orr; brothers, Dewey Orr, John Orr, Arvil Orr,
Nelson Orr, and Howard Orr; three sisters, Rebecca Barnett,
Gladys Mise, and Margaret King; great grandchildren,
Braelyn and John Evan Fortner.
She is survived by daughter, Margaret Elkins and husband
Don, of Jonesville, VA; sons, Dennis Roop and wife Betty,
of Denver, CO, and Wayne Roop and wife Ty, of Wytheville,
VA; grandsons, Kevin Roop and wife Elna, of Avon, CO, Che
Roop, Wytheville, VA, Michael Elkins and wife Jennifer, of
Jonesville, VA, Larry Elkins and wife Anne, of Blacksburg,
VA, and Steven Elkins of Blacksburg, VA; granddaughters,
Mia Massi and husband Kevin, of Charlotte, NC, and Sharon
Fortner and husband Johnny, of Jonesville, VA; great grand-
children, Mikayla, Matthew, and Jacob Elkins, Amelia Massi,
Emma, Ava and Mia Fortner; and brothers, Willard Orr and
wife Lillian, of Norfolk, VA, and Jimmy Orr and wife Ruth,
of Roan Mountain, TN.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.,
Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at Arney-Mullins Funeral Home in
Funeral service will follow at 7 p.m., in the funeral home
chapel with Rev. James Meade and Rev. Mike Humfleet
Graveside service will be at 1 p.m.. Wednesday, July 21,
2010, at Lee Memorial Gardens in Woodway, VA. Those
attending the graveside are asked to meet at the funeral
home at 12 noon to go to the cemetery in procession.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to
Jonesville First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 439, Jonesville,