Obituaries

Hilda Jordan Rudder

November 22, 2021

Hilda Jordan Rudder, 89, of Brookneal passed away November 22, 2021 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late William Thornton “Bill” Rudder. Mrs. Rudder was born in Charlotte County, September 28, 1932, daughter of th...

Reginald Blanks St. John

November 17, 2021

Reginald Blanks St. John, 82, of Phenix passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. Mr. St. John was born in Lynchburg, January 18, 1939, son of the late Earl Fisher St. John and Jewel Thomas Blanks St. John. He ...

Christine Wright Burnett

November 13, 2021

Christine Wright Burnett, 87, of Rustburg passed away Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late William Lee Burnette. Mrs. Burnette was born in Campbell County, December 5, 1933, daughter of th...

Harvey Francis Elder

November 10, 2021

Harvey Francis Elder, 89, of Brookneal passed away Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at home. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Joyce C. Elder. Harvey was born in Brookneal, July 20, 1932, son of the late Dr. Thornton O. Elder, DVM and In...

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Curtis E. Hamlett, Sr.

November 6, 2021

Curtis E. Hamlett, Sr., 96, of Brookneal passed away Saturday, November 6, 2021 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home, Brookneal. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 76 years, Lula Laughlin Hamlett. Curtis was born in Charlotte County, Augus...

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Fred Bailey Gilliland, Sr

November 6, 2021

Fred Bailey Gilliland Sr. 86 of Rustburg passed away November 6, 2021 in Fresno California. He was the husband of the late “Goldie” Marie Fields Gilliland. Mr. Gilliland was born in Halifax County, March 5, 1935, son of the late Harvey Gillila...

Charlie Eugene Crews, Sr.

November 4, 2021

Charlie Eugene Crews, Sr. 78, of Brookneal passed away Thursday, November 4, 2021 at home. He was the husband of Inez Hall St. John-Crews. Mr. Crews was born in Halifax County, July 3, 1943 son of the late Charlie Lee Crews and Irene Jennings Cre...

Mary Kathryn Colley Clowdis

November 4, 2021

Mary Kathryn Colley Clowdis, 94, of Phenix passed away November 4, 2021 at Liberty Ridge Pearls of Life. She was the wife of the late Hugh Baylor Clowdis. Mrs. Clowdis was born in Charlotte County, October 20, 1927, daughter of the late Kenneth E...

Andrew Jackson

November 1, 2021

Andrew “Buck” Jackson, 73, of Gladys passed away November 1, 2021 at UVA Medical Center. He was the husband of Shirley Ann Wright Jackson. Mr. Jackson was born in Orange County N.C., March 3, 1948 son of the late Ralph Brantley Jackson and th...

Mattie Mann Maxey

October 31, 2021

Mattie Caroline Mann Maxey, 77, of Brookneal passed away Sunday, October 31, 2021 at home. Mattie was born in Campbell County, April 6, 1944, daughter of the late Robert Andrew Mann and Edna Elder Mann. She attended the Church of God and was ret...

James Owen Robinson

October 31, 2021

James Owen Robinson, 77, of Charlotte C. H., passed away Sunday, October 31, 2021 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. He was the husband of Donna Martin Robinson. Mr. Robinson was born in Moncton New Brunswick, Canada, January 11, 1944 so...

Iris Juanita Williams Foster

October 30, 2021

Iris Juanita Williams Foster, 89, of Gladys passed away Saturday, October 30, 2021 at home. She was the wife of the late Bert Ray Foster. Mrs. Foster was born in Campbell County, February 10, 1932, daughter of the late Edward Garland Williams and...

Dean Marston Roach Carwile

October 30, 2021

Dean Marston Roach Carwile 95, of Phenix, died peacefully on October 30, 2021 with her children, Tony and Becky by her side. Dean was born in Red House on November 24, 1925 to the late Malcom and Leona Marston. She was preceded in death by her husba...

Lucky James Barksdale

October 30, 2021

Lucky James “Hoopie” Barksdale, 76, of Phenix, VA passed away Saturday, October 30, 2021. He is survived by his sons, Tony Lynn Barksdale (Diane) of Keysville, VA, James Michael Barksdale (Jo Lynn) of Charlotte, NC and his daughter, Dr. Rhonda...

Gloria Mays Tuggle

October 14, 2021

Gloria Mays Tuggle, 77, of Rustburg passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Eugene A. Tuggle. Mrs. Tuggle was born in Bedford County, July 13, 1944, daughter of the late Walter Car...

Bernice Mays Johnson Jean

October 11, 2021

Bernice Mays Johnson Jean, 74, of Brookneal passed away Monday, October 11, 2021 peacefully at her home. She was the wife of the late George Robert Jean, Jr. Bernice was born in Amherst County, May 7, 1947, daughter of the late Hazel W. Johnson a...

Ray Leaford Owen

October 8, 2021

Ray L Owen rejoined his wife of sixty-four years on October 8, 2021, passing at Liberty Ridge Assisted Living in Lynchburg. He was 89 years old. The son of Robert Thomas Owen and Cora Lee (Slater) Owen, he was born in Halifax County Virginia. He w...

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Robert Clark Marshall

September 22, 2021

Robert “Bob” Marshall, 82, of Lynchburg passed away Wednesday, September 22, 2021 in his home at Westminster Canterbury Retirement Community. He was the husband first to the late Barbara Anderson Marshall, second to the late Peggy Durham Marshall...

Bruce Allen Wade

September 20, 2021

Bruce Allen Wade, 86, went to meet Jesus on September 20, 2021. He was born September 12, 1935 in Halifax County, a son of the late Joseph Eldridge Wade and the late Mary Francis Wade. He was married to Jackie Anderson Wade, who survives. They celebr...

Shann Allen Hancock

September 6, 2021

Shann Allen Hancock, 40, of Nathalie passed away Monday, September 6, 2021. He was the husband of Brandee Taylor Hancock. Shann was born in Halifax County, March 8, 1981, son of the late Dean Allen Hancock and Wanda Richardson Hancock. He was a l...

Amber Leigh Carpenter

September 4, 2021

Amber Leigh Carpenter, 39, of Fredericksburg passed away Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Amber was born in Fairfax, March 22, 1982, the daughter of Jeffrey D. Carpenter of Gladys and Lisa M. Ames of Alexandria. She was a s...

Mattie Caroline Hancock Ashby

August 29, 2021

Mattie Caroline Hancock Ashby, 78, of Gladys passed away Sunday, August 29, 2021 at home. She was the wife of Aylor William Ashby, Jr. Mrs. Ashby was born in Halifax County, December 6, 1943, daughter of the late Richard “Dick” Hancock and Ma...

Shelley Crabtree Francis

August 29, 2021

Shelley Crabtree Francis, 61, of Brookneal passed away Sunday, August 29, 2021 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of David Allen Francis. Shelley was born in Halifax County, March 6, 1960, daughter of Annie Mae Laughlin Crabtr...

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Murrell Thomas Claybrook

August 26, 2021

Murrell Thomas Claybrook, 90, of Lynchburg passed away Thursday, August 26, 2021, peacefully at home. He was the husband of Joyce Fariss Claybrook for 66 years. Mr. Claybrook was born in Charlotte County, January 27, 1931, son of the late Richard...

Audrey Stevens Fisher

August 25, 2021

Audrey Stevens Fisher, 83, of L. P. Bailey Memorial Highway, Nathalie passed away Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at Commonwealth Senior Living in South Boston. She was the wife of the late DeWitt Ray Fisher. Mrs. Fisher was born in Campbell County, A...