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James Lawson Venable
James Lawson Venable October 8, 1932 - November 14, 2020 Mr. James Lawson Venable, 88, of Roanoke, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020. He was born on October 8, 1932, in Charlotte County, Va., to the late Emmanuel and Nannie Louise Haskins Venable. He was preceded in death by two brothers, the Rev. Wyatt T. Venable Sr. and Emmanuel (Fetch) Venable. Survivors include his wife, Elvin Jackson Venable of Charlotte Courthouse, Va.; four children, Pamela Terry of Orlando, Fla., Rita Lee of Charlotte Courthouse, Va., Roger Venable of Valley Stream, N.Y., and Joyce "Michelle" Venable of Charlotte Courthouse, Va.; two brothers, the Rev. William Venable (Florine) and Anthony Haskins; two sisters-in-law, Minerva Venable and Linda Watkins; great-uncles, Thomas and Walter Venable; special niece, Connie Venable Smith (Steven); six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and and host of nieces, nephews cousins and other relatives and friends. Interment will be held in the Amelia Veterans Cemetery, Amelia, Va. A public viewing will be held on Monday, November 23, 2020, from 2 until 5 p.m. at Serenity. The graveside service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
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In memory of
James Lawson Venable
James Lawson Venable October 8, 1932 - November 14, 2020 Mr. James Lawson Venable, 88, of Roanoke, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020. He was born on October 8, 1932, in Charlotte County, Va., to the late Emmanuel and Nannie Louise Haskins Venable. He was preceded in death by two brothers, the Rev. Wyatt T. Venable Sr. and Emmanuel (Fetch) Venable. Survivors include his wife, Elvin Jackson Venable of Charlotte Courthouse, Va.; four children, Pamela Terry of Orlando, Fla., Rita Lee of Charlotte Courthouse, Va., Roger Venable of Valley Stream, N.Y., and Joyce "Michelle" Venable of Charlotte Courthouse, Va.; two brothers, the Rev. William Venable (Florine) and Anthony Haskins; two sisters-in-law, Minerva Venable and Linda Watkins; great-uncles, Thomas and Walter Venable; special niece, Connie Venable Smith (Steven); six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and and host of nieces, nephews cousins and other relatives and friends. Interment will be held in the Amelia Veterans Cemetery, Amelia, Va. A public viewing will be held on Monday, November 23, 2020, from 2 until 5 p.m. at Serenity. The graveside service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-10

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-50

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-100

 

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. New trees will be planted in the Superior National Forest, located in northeastern Minnesota, and planting will take place at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall) by a team of certified arborists.

Product Details:

  • A digital (PDF) certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s Legacy guest book, noting your contribution.
  • An entry in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

Your choice to plant memorial trees not only honors the life and legacy of your loved one but also helps to improve and preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-x
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