Frank Alton Vest

Frank Alton Vest, 84, of Floyd, passed away on Thursday, October 18, 2012.

He is preceded in death by his Father and Mother, James Clarence and Nina Burgess Vest, Brothers, Marvin Harless Vest and Freddie Lee and wife Shelby Vest.

Alton is survived by his wife of 59 years, Christene Thomas Vest; Sons, Marvin Darrell Vest (Glenna), Rick Alton Vest (Teresa), James Vernon Vest, and Timothy Clark Vest; Grandchildren, Mandie Bishop (Travis), Justin Vest (Iris), Ricky Alton Vest, Jr. (Meredith), Tony Vest, and Lance Vest; Great–Grandchildren Charity Bishop, Addison Vest, Garrett Alton Vest, Ella Bishop; Sisters, Ina Wood (Herbert), Lorine Huff (David), Claudine Haynes (Don); Sister-in-law, Ruby Vest, and several special nieces and nephews.

Alton was a long time member of Topeco Church of the Brethren. The family would like to thank Amedisys Hospice of Salem for their caring support over the past few months.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Topeco Church of the Brethren officiated by Rev. Mike Varner and Pastor Ricky Vest, Jr. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in the Topeco Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Amedisys Hospice of Salem, 1312 West Main Street, Salem, VA 24153.

Arrangements by Maberry Funeral Home.

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