Viars, Carl Jordan

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amem_br-sunset.jpgCarl Jordan Viars, 76, of Pulaski, went to be with the Lord on Thanksgiving Day, November 23, 2006 at his home. He was born on July 3, 1930 in McDowell County, West Virginia and was the son of the late Sparrell J. and Myrtle M. Viars. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, James and Frank Viars; one sister, Alice Melton; and by sisters-in-law and their husbands, Mamie and Russell Smith and Helen and Ed Alexander.

Surviving are his loving wife of 56 years, Berta Bond Viars, Pulaski; son and daughter-in-law, Carl M. “Mickey” and Brenda B. Viars, Blountville, Tenn.; daughter and son-in-law, Susan V. and Nicky A. Hall, Pulaski; grandchildren, Crystal and Scott Rupe, Kingsport, Tenn. Christopher Viars, Bristol, Tenn., Jason Viars, Blountville, Tenn., Chad Hall, Pulaski, Cherish and Randy Dunnigan, Dublin; seven great-grandchildren, Preston, Trey and Gavin Rupe, Natalie Viars and Chandler, Cooper and Claire Dunnigan; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Estelle and John Riggins, Hillsville, Sue and Bud Deveny, Pomeroy, Wash.; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Howard and Violet Viars, Bassett, Bobby and Patty Viars, Thomasville, N.C., Odell and Frances Viars, Pulaski; special sister-in-law, Audrey Viars, Mooresville, N.C.; special brother-in-law, LaHugh Bond, Max Meadows; many special nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral service will be held Sunday at 6 p.m. from the Bobwhite Blvd. Church of God, Pulaski with Pastor Jerry Collins and Pastor Tom Rice officiating. Visiting will be Sunday at the church where the family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. A graveside service will be Monday at 11 a.m. from Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.

The family wishes that memorials be made to the Carilion Hospice Services of the NRV, 707 Randolph Street, Suite 25, Radford, Va. 24141.

Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.