Vieva Christine Snead Clary

Vieva Christine Snead Clary, 97, of Martinsville, Va., passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017. She was born on February 13, 1920 to the late Ulysses Flym Snead and Sallie Willie Peters Snead. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Green Clary; sister, Geraline Snead Graham; brother, Linas Warren Snead; and brother-in-law, Letcher Allen Graham.

Mrs. Clary graduated from Ferrum College with a Bachelor’s degree. She worked as a teacher and then as an administrative assistant in the textile industry for DuPont. She was a member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Women’s Guild and taught Sunday school.

She is survived by her niece, Sally Marie Graham Martin and husband Hilton; nephew, David Allen Graham and wife Cami; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Eddie and Carol Clary; brother-in-law, Leonard Clary; and sister-in-laws, Ethel Clary Johnson, Mabel Clary, and Bertha Clary. Also surviving are several nieces; nephews; and cousins.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel with the Reverend Tim Gearheart officiating. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in Roanoke, Va.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Blue Ridge Manor, 400 Blue Ridge Street, Martinsville, VA 24112 or to Mountain Valley Hospice, 730 E Church Street #13, Martinsville, VA 24112.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville, VA is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at