Obituaries

Estelle Woosley Childress

October 18, 2020

Estelle Woosley Childress, 93, of Nathalie passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020 at The Carrington in Lynchburg. She was the wife of the late Jack Lovelace Childress, Sr. Mrs. Childress was born in Halifax County, May 3, 1927, the daughter of the

George Irving Shumaker, Jr.

October 17, 2020

George Irving Shumaker, Jr., 70, of Brookneal passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020 at home. George was born in Farmville, June 29, 1950, the son of Josephine “Daisy” Harris Shumaker of Brookneal and the late George Irving Shumaker, Sr. He w

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John C. Bullen, Jr.

October 17, 2020

John C. Bullen Jr., 89, of Glady passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Commonwealth Assisted Living, South Boston. John was born in Red Bay, Alabama on February 12, 1931, the son of the late John C. Bullen, Sr. and Helen Pilley Bullen. He was

Janie Seamster Adkins

October 11, 2020

Janie Seamster Adkins, 87, of Brookneal passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. She was the wife first to the late Haywood Coates Seamster and second to the late Roy Adkins. Mrs. Adkins was born in Pittsyl

Maxine Hunter Bentley-Martin

October 4, 2020

Maxine Hunter Bentley-Martin, 87, of Gladys passed away Sunday, October 4, 2020 at Accordius Health of Lynchburg. She was the wife first to the late Harvey M. “T” Bentley and second to the late Carlyle Martin. Maxine was born in Campbell Coun

Dawn Renee Peak Mills

September 30, 2020

Dawn Renee Peak Mills, 37, of Lynchburg passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. Dawn was born in Lynchburg, October 8, 1982 a daughter of Glen Peak of Bedford and June Adkins Overstreet (Calvin) of Brookneal

Edward Ray Angel

September 30, 2020

Edward Ray Angel, 59, of South Boston passed away September 30, 2020 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. He was the fiancé of Brenda Poole. Mr. Angel was born in Halifax County, December 31, 1960, a son of the late Willard Ray Angel and Addie

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Eldred Lee Milton

September 29, 2020

Eldred Lee "Jake" Milton, 101, of Phenix passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. He was the husband of the late Florence Moyer Milton. Mr. Milton was born in Charlotte County, July 18, 1919, a son of th

Laverne Dale Britton

September 8, 2020

Laverne Dale Britton, 84, of Gladys passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Herman D. “Pete” Britton, Sr. Dale was born in Campbell County, November 23, 1935, a daughter of t

Chrisine Puckett Fleshman

September 6, 2020

Christine Puckett Fleshman, 96, of Brookneal passed away Sunday, September 6, 2020 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Cuyler Hammond Fleshman. Mrs. Fleshman was born in Campbell County, October 18, 1923 daughter of

Janice Berry Smith

August 31, 2020

Janice Berry Smith, 88, of Rustburg passed away Monday, August 31, 2020 at home. She was the wife of the late Guy A. Smith, Jr. USN retired. Mrs. Smith was born in Norfolk, April 1, 1932, daughter of the late James Thomas Berry and Edith Ray Berr

Sharon Kay Murphy

August 18, 2020

Sharon Kay Murphy, 73, of Brookneal passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. Sharon was born in Dodgeville, Wis., a daughter of the late Paul A. Murphy, Jr. and Kathryn Gallagher Murphy. She was a legal secretary

Larry Wayne Cowart, Sr.

August 14, 2020

Larry Wayne Cowart, Sr., 77, of Altavista passed to his heavenly home on Friday, August 14, 2020 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Carolyn Rosser Cowart for 31 years. Mr. Cowart was born in Campbell County, March 12, 194

Rhoda Williamson Marstin

August 13, 2020

Mrs. Rhoda Williamson Marstin, 91, of Brookneal passed away Thursday, August 13, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late R. E. Marstin, Jr. Rhoda was born in Red House on October 1, 1928 to the late Mr. Henry Sam Willi

Susan Faye Guthrie

July 30, 2020

Susan Faye Guthrie, 64, of Goode passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the University of Virginia Medical Center. She was the wife of Winston Graham Guthrie. Mrs. Guthrie was born in Lynchburg, July 2, 1956, a daughter of Murrell T. Claybrook an

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Rex Haywood Fariss

July 22, 2020

Rex Haywood Fariss, 93, of Lynchburg passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Lynchburg Health and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Fariss was born in Campbell County, September 26, 1926 a son of the late Woodie G. Fariss and Eva Carwile Fariss. He was

Fabian Dean Wright

July 22, 2020

Fabian Dean Wright, 55 of Nathalie passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at home. He was the husband of Shirley Angel Wright. Mr. Wright was born in Campbell County, July 7, 1965 a son of the late Josh Wright and Mattie Jones Wright. In addit

Betty Lewis Francis

July 17, 2020

Betty Lewis Francis, 80, of Lynchburg, our devoted wife and mother, went to be with the Lord, on Friday, July 17, 2020 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the faithful and loving wife of Arthur Louis Francis. Mrs. Francis was born in Ca

Ace Armani Spencer

July 5, 2020

Ace Armani Spencer, six weeks old, of Gladys passed away Sunday, July 5, 2020 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. Ace was born in Lynchburg, May 23, 2020, a son of Alexander Antonio Spencer and Hollie Renae Williams Smith of Gladys. In addi

Thelma Jean Clay Harris

June 27, 2020

Thelma Jean Clay Harris, 81, of Charlotte Court House, came to the end of her journey and went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at the Woodview Nursing Home. To everyone who knew her, she was one of a kind. She was greatly loved a

Alejandro Renne Mayhew

June 19, 2020

Alejandro Renne Mayhew, 23, of Long Island passed away Friday, June 19, 2020 in Nathalie. Alejandro was born in Danville, June 25, 1996 the son of Ignacio Pablo and Katherine Dunkley Rios of Blairs. He enjoyed working on and repairing cars. In

Reva Carey DeKeyser

June 16, 2020

Reva Carey DeKeyser, 95, of Lynchburg passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at home. She was the wife first to the late Lyle Lee and second to Emile DeKeyser. Mrs. DeKeyser was born in Campbell County, August 29, 1924 a daughter of the late James He

Kathryn Byerly Baker

June 13, 2020

Kathryn Geraldine Byerly Baker, 93, of Brookneal passed away Saturday, June 13, 2020 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife first of the late Bernard L. Clevinger and second to the late Carlton C. Baker. Mrs. Baker was born in West

Danny Melvin Carwile

June 9, 2020

Danny Melvin Carwile, 77, of Madison Heights passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at Runk and Pratt, Liberty Ridge. He was the husband of Mary Ruth Bright Carwile for 29 years. Mr. Carwile was born in Campbell County on February 18, 1943, son of Mar

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Richard Irving Patterson

May 30, 2020

Richard Irving Patterson, 88, of Nathalie passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020 at home. He was the husband of Rhodamary Watkins Patterson. Mr. Patterson was born in St. Johnville, N.Y., July 9, 1931, a son of the late Hubert Dudley Patterson and My