Collins-McKee-Stone Funeral Home

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Viola Cannaday

February 8, 1921June 27, 2020

Mrs. Viola Stone Cannaday, age 99 of Collinsville, VA., passed away on June 27, 2020. She was born on February 8, 1921 to the late William Silas and Ruth Turner Stone Philpott. She was preceeded in death by her husband, Ted Cannaday; brothers, Reuben Stone and Grady Stone, sisters; Nellie Bowles, Gladys Stone and Clarice Hazelwood. She was a member of Church of Christ in Martinsville, VA. Mrs. Cannaday is survived by her daughter, Phyllis Spencer (Joe), grandchildren; Deborah Scearce (Jeff), Rodney Ramsey (Amy), great grandchildren; Robert Meuller, Diana Hodges and two great-great grandchildren. A Graveside Service will be conducted at Roselawn Burial Park at 11:00 AM, Thursday, July 2, 2020 with Johnny Robertson officiating. Online condolences at www.collinsmckeestonebassett.com Collins Funeral Home at Bassett, VA is respectfully serving the Cannaday Family.


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Raine Bowles

June 30, 2020

Sweet Viola,
I’m so thankful I got to be apart of your life. Thanks for all the sweet memories and loving us as your own. Gracie will truly miss you. So until we meet again fly high. Heaven got a little more beautiful. Love you

Kelly Smith

June 30, 2020

Sending our heart felt condolences.
Kelly & Mick Smith

Renate Auman

June 30, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Always loved visiting Viola… eating at the Hardee’s (?) by her house, sitting on the swing in her front yard, her cute living room with all the pictures. She was so soft spoken and gentle. What a treasure. She will be missed. My love goes out to all of the family. Renate

Bobby Scearce

June 29, 2020

Viola,will be missed. Prayers for family. Bobby&Carolyn Scearce