Obituaries

Fannie Layne Bomar

August 12, 2018

Fannie Layne Bomar, 88, of Nathalie passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018 at home. She was the wife of the late James Deroy Bomar. Mrs. Bomar was born in Pittsylvania County, October 15, 1929, a daughter of the late Noel Wilson Layne and Mary Lizzi...

Sonja Elizabeth Mann

July 12, 2018

Sonja Elizabeth Mann, 66, of Gladys passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018 at home. She was the wife of John Henry Mann for 44 years. Sonja was born in Newport News, July 20, 1951, a daughter of the late Billy Wesley Mason and Grace Banton Mason. S...

Ella Mae Ware Maynard

July 10, 2018

Ella Mae Ware Maynard, 79, of Pedlar Mills went home to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday July 10, 2018. Born August 31, 1938 in Pera, Amherst County, she was the daughter of the late Willie Ludwell and Virginia Turner Ware. She was the loving ...

William Eugene Brasuell

July 3, 2018


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William Eugene "Bill" Brasuell, 85, of Gladys passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Jean Foster Brasuell. Bill was born in Fort Smith, Ark. on December 14, 1932, a son of the late John Henry Bras...

Martha Yates Guthrie

June 30, 2018

Martha Madison Yates Guthrie, 65, of Brookneal passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018 at home. She was the wife of the late Hugh Michael Guthrie. Martha was born in Lynchburg, January 29, 1953, a daughter of Dorothy Hughes Yates of Brookneal and the...

Herman Castle Sawyer, Sr.

June 29, 2018


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Herman Castle Sawyer, Sr., 92, of Nathalie passed away Friday, June 29, 2018 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Lela Fisher Sawyer. Mr. Sawyer was born in Virginia Beach, June 1, 1926, a son of the late Henry Harold Saw...

William Lee Burnette

June 26, 2018

William Lee "Bill" Burnette, 87, of Rustburg peacefully left this life Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Mr. Burnette was born in Forest, June 4, 1931, the son of Fred A. Burnette and Estelle Gordon Burnett. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Ch...

Charles Robert Hagen

June 14, 2018


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Charles Robert Hagen, 88, of Gladys passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Mary B. Hagen. Mr. Hagen was born in North Dakota, March 19, 1930, son of the late Ole C. Hagen and Alice Rugbey Hagen. ...

Betty Cornman Brooks

June 11, 2018

Elizabeth "Betty" Cornman Brooks, 83, of North Chesterfield passed away Monday, June 11, 2108 at home. She was the wife of the late Francis Garland Brooks. Mrs. Brooks was born in the city of Philadelphia, May 5, 1935, daughter of the late Willia...

Gloria Hodnett Joy

June 8, 2018

Gloria Hodnett "Go Go" Joy, 79, of Rustburg passed away Friday, June 8, 2018 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Hubert Rex Joy. Mrs. Joy was born in Halifax County, May 4, 1939, a daughter of the late Walter P. Hodnett an...

Shirley Francis Peade

May 27, 2018

Shirley Francis Peade, 80, of Nathalie passed away Sunday, May 27, 2018 at home. She was the wife of the late Lacy R. Peade. Mrs. Peade was born in Halifax County, December 11, 1937, a daughter of the late Tommy Francis and Ida Jones Francis. Sh...

Danny Wayne Miller

May 14, 2018

Danny Wayne Miller, 63, of Gladys passed away Monday, May 14, 2018 at Guggenheimer Health and Rehab. He was the husband of Wanda Sue Davis Miller. Danny was born in Lynchburg, June 15, 1954, the son of Louise Roach Miller of Evington and the late...

Virginia Myers Hunter

April 19, 2018

Virginia Myers Hunter, 76, of Brookneal passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018 at home. She was the wife of Stafford F. Hunter. Mrs. Hunter was born in Halifax County, September 11, 1941, a daughter of the late Sydnor Myers and Annie Wynn Myers. S...

Janie Childress Evans

April 13, 2018

Janie Childress Evan, 91, of Phenix passed away Friday, April 13, 2018 at Westminster Canterbury of Lynchburg. She was the wife of the late Howard Samuel Evans. Mrs. Evans was born in Charlotte County, September 19, 1926, daughter of the late W...

James Edward Guthrie

April 6, 2018


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James Edward Guthrie, 97, of South Boston, formerly of Nathalie, passed away Friday, April 6, 2018 at Commonwealth Senior Living. He was the husband of the late Eleanor Carwile Guthrie for 51 years. Mr. Guthrie was born November 23, 1920, in the ...

Larry Wayne Angel

April 3, 2018

Larry Wayne "Joe" Angel, 73, of Nathalie passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at home. He was the husband of the late Betty Fisher Angel. Joe was born in Campbell County, September 8, 1944, a son of the late William Lee Angel and Carolyn Booker Ang...

Mildred Crews Clark

March 29, 2018

Mildred Crews Clark, 99, of Richmond, formerly of Naruna, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Chestnut Grove Senior Living Center. She was the wife of the late Aubrey Marsh Clark. Mrs. Clark was born in Halifax County, March 31, 1918, a daugh...

Madeline Brooks Wingfield

March 27, 2018

Madeline Brooks Wingfield, 94, of Lynchburg, formerly of Naruna, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at the Summit Health and Rehab Center. She was the wife of the late M. Haywood Wingfield. Mrs. Wingfield was born in Campbell County, April 15, 1...

James Lawson Hill

March 23, 2018

James Lawson Hill, 70, of Nathalie passed away Friday, March 23, 2018 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the beloved son of Audrey V. Hill of Nathalie and the late Lawson Hill. Mr. Hill was born in Halifax County, June 23, 1947. He was a reti...

Richard Albert Waller

February 28, 2018

Richard Albert Waller, 80, of Clarksville passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Meadowview Terrace. Mr. Waller was born in Campbell County, July 4, 1937, a son of the late Archie Jackson Waller and Mary Magdalene Reed Waller. He was a membe...

Landon Bates Gilliland

February 18, 2018

Landon Bates Gilliland, 31, of Gladys passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018. Landon was born in Knoxville, Tenn., October 14, 1986, the son of Michael Burton Gilliland of Gladys and Ellen Stacks Gilliland of Charlottesville. He attended Coastal ...

Millard Benjamin Pillow

February 7, 2018


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Millard Benjamin Pillow, 90, of Phenix passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at home. He was the husband of Carlyle Baines Pillow. Mr. Pillow was born in Charlotte County, December 31, 1927, a son of the late Roy R. Pillow and Pearl Sublett Pil...

Cynthia Williams Wyman

February 5, 2018

Cynthia Williams Wyman, 77, of Gladys, passed away Monday, February 5, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She is survived by her loving husband, Warren Leslie Wyman. Cynthia was born in Campbell County, October 4, 1940 a daughter of the late La...

Nancy Roark Parker

January 26, 2018

Nancy Brumfield Roark Parker was born in the Marshall Lodge Memorial Hospital in Lynchburg on Easter Sunday morning, March 27, 1932. She was the middle child born to Beulah Belle Brumfield and Leslie William Roark, and she was the first member of her...

Betty Harvey McCraw

January 11, 2018

Betty Harvey McCraw, 82, of Gladys passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Franklin Leigh McCraw. Mrs. McCraw was born in Campbell County, July 4, 1935 a daughter of the late Travis Baxte...