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Frances E. "Sue" Markham

April 30, 1946 ~ August 25, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old
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Frances E. “Sue” Markham, age 77 of Buchanan, passed away Friday, August 25, 2023 at Carrington Place of Botetourt following a brief illness.

Sue was born in Fincastle April 30, 1946 and was the daughter of the late Otho G. and Eloise Flanagan Markham. She lived in Buchanan for the past 21 years.

Sue enjoyed animals and especially was a cat lover. She played bingo and board games, and avidly explored yard sales and thrift stores.

Sue is survived by her husband of 23 years, Steven Lawhorn; daughter, Angie (Garnett) Wilburn of Troutville; step-son, Andrew (Andrea) Lawhorn of Bulls Gap, Tennessee; brothers: Otho (Nancy) Markham of Vero Beach, Florida, and Tim (Deena) Markham of Buckeye, Arizona; five nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Sue’s life will be 2:00 pm, Wednesday, August 30 at Rader Funeral Home, 630 Roanoke Road Daleville with Pastor David O’Dell officiating. Burial will be at Old Dominion Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 6-8 pm Tuesday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to League for Animal Protection, PO Box 561, Fincastle, Virginia 24090.

Online condolences may be made to the family and service live stream may be found at

Click here to view a webcast of the service on 8/30/2023 at 02:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time.

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August 29, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rader Funeral Home
630 Roanoke Rd.
Daleville, VA 24083

August 30, 2023

2:00 PM
Rader Funeral Home
630 Roanoke Rd.
Daleville, VA 24083

Video is available for this event


Old Dominion Memorial Gardens
7271 Cloverdale Road
Roanoke, VA 24019


League for Animal Protection
PO Box 561, Fincastle VA 24090
Tel: 1-540-473-3853


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