Obituaries

Nancy Lee Astroth Moore

June 13, 2019

Nancy Lee Astroth Moore, 87, of Lynchburg, passed away Thursday, June 13th after her short battle with pancreatic cancer. She was the wife of the late Thomas Knight Moore of 62 years. Born December 26, 1931 in Washington D.C., Nancy was a daughte...

Patricia Scott Johnson

June 12, 2019

Patricia Jean Scott Johnson, 72, of Brookneal passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of Emmett Johnson, Jr. “Bunny”. Patricia was born in Campbell County, January 7, 1947 a daughter of the late Ch...

Gladys Sheppard Beauchamp

June 5, 2019


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Gladys Hilda Sheppard Beauchamp, 91, of Brookneal passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home. Mrs. Beauchamp was born in Naruna, October 8, 1927, a daughter of the late Booker Gordon Sheppard and Gaynelle Guthrie Sheppard. ...

Debra Foster Harris

May 20, 2019

Debra Foster Harris, 59, of Altavista passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at home. She was the wife of Edward Rupert Harris. Debra was born in Halifax County, November 29, 1959 a daughter of Myrtis Bomar Moon of Rustburg and the late Keith Holland F...

Dora Millner Bentley

May 15, 2019

Dora Millner Bentley, 91, of South Boston passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at home. She was the wife first to the late James Harvey Stevens and second to the late Carroll Lewis Bentley. Mrs. Bentley was born in Halifax County, March 14, 1928 a...

Bobby Lee Brown

May 11, 2019


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Bobby Lee Brown, 84, of Nathalie passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019 at home. He was the husband of Mary Lee Brown. Mr. Brown was born in Pittsylvania County, September 11, 1934, a son of the late Richard Thornton Brown “Doc” and Mary Ellen ...

Hazel Harper Epperson

May 11, 2019

Hazel Frances Harper Epperson, 71. of Brookneal passed away Saturday, May 11. 2019 at her home. She was the wife of Hubert Thomas Epperson. Hazel was born in New York, September 11, 1947, daughter of the late Paul Henry Harper and Etta Mae Tibbs H...

Virginia Beatrice Elder Jones

May 10, 2019

Virginia Beatrice Elder Jones, 87, of Burlington, N.C passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 at home. She was the wife of the late James E. Jones. Mrs. Jones was born in Pittsylvania County, July 22, 1931, a daughter of the late George Garland Elder an...

Elbert Lee Eanes, Jr.

May 7, 2019

Elbert Lee Eanes, Jr., 74, of Nathalie passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at Halifax Regional Hospital. He was the husband of Linda Dawson Eanes. Mr. Eanes was born in Halifax County, August 26, 1944 a son of the late Elbert Lee Eanes, Sr. and Anni...

Emily Johnson Claybrook

April 24, 2019

Emily Johnson Claybrook, 87, of Henrico, formerly of Brookneal, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Lakewood Assisted Living in Henrico. She was the wife of the late Curtis L. Claybrook. Mrs. Claybrook was born in ...

Edwin Ray Foster

April 23, 2019

Edwin Ray Foster, 69, of Brookneal passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at home. Edwin Ray was born December 29, 1949 son of the late Raymond Page Foster and Annie Puckette Foster. He was a member of Falling River Baptist Church and a former emplo...

Mary Ida Talley McHaney

April 15, 2019

Mary Ida Talley McHaney, 81, of Gladys gained her heavenly wings, after a long illness, on Monday, April 15, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Ralph Hunter McHaney. Mary Ida was born in Rustburg, January 26, 1938, a daug...

Thomas James Fennimore, Sr

April 4, 2019


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Thomas James Fennimore, Sr., 67, of Nathalie passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019 at home. He was the husband of Lisa Ann Fennimore. Mr. Fennimore was born in Trenton, N. J., May 6, 1951 a son of the late James Henry Fennimore, Sr. and Almedia Bra...

James Eldridge Ellington

April 3, 2019


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James Eldridge Ellington, 92, of Gladys passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth Hailey Ellington. Mr. Ellington was born in Campbell County, May 23, 1926 son of the late Grover ...

Pamelia Anne Cutts Pursley

April 2, 2019

Pamelia Anne Cutts Pursley, 82, of Nathalie passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Guggenheimer Health and Rehab. She was the wife of the late Charles Roberts Pursley. Pam was born in Gordon County, Georgia, October 2, 1936 daughter of the late Wi...

Jasper Cary Cash

April 1, 2019

Jasper Cary “J. C.” Cash, 85, of Amherst passed away Monday, April 1, 2019 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 67 years, Ruby Hudson Cash. Mr. Cash was born in Amherst County November 7, 1933, son...

Betty Short Rosser

March 27, 2019

Betty Short Rosser, 86, of Rustburg passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of Paul E. Rosser. Mrs. Rosser was born in Pittsylvania County, October 1, 1932 a daughter of the late Hubert L. Short and B...

Edward Allen Ashworth

March 24, 2019

Edward Allen Ashworth, 69, of Gladys passed away Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Catherine Lane Ashworth. Mr. Ashworth was born December 19, 1949, a son of the late John Ashworth and Shirley Mae Godsey A...

Mabel Wheeler Boyles

March 13, 2019

Mabel Wheeler Boyles, 89, of Brookneal passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Donald Lee Boyles. Mrs. Boyles was born in Amherst, September 30, 1929, daughter of the late William McKinley...

Edith Cabaniss Poindexter

March 11, 2019

On the morning of March 11, 2019, Edith Cabaniss Poindexter, 91, went to be with her husband Jack Robinson Poindexter. Edith was born in Campbell County, January 16, 1928 daughter of the late Jack Beverly Cabaniss and Mary Elizabeth Yates Cabaniss...

Frances Walker Sowell

March 6, 2019

Frances Walker Fariss Epperson Sowell, 86, of Phenix passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. She was the wife first to the late Smith Wesley Fariss, second to the late John Lee Epperson and third to Walter Th...

Mabel Lee Trent

March 3, 2019

Mabel Lee Trent, 87, of Phenix passed away Friday, March 1, 2019 at Appomattox Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Sam Jones Trent, Jr. Mrs. Trent was born in Charlotte County, April 25,1931 daughter of the late Frank Le...

Frances Maddox Smith

February 27, 2019

Frances Maddox Smith passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at home in Gladys, Virginia. Born in Lynchburg, VA on October 15, 1950, she was the daughter of the late David Basil Maddox and the late Mary Marshall Maddox. She is survived by a l...

Carleigh Shae Singleton

February 24, 2019

Carleigh Shae Singleton, 17, of Nathalie passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019. Carleigh was born September 12, 2001 in Lynchburg, the daughter of Jerry Wayne Singleton and Sherri Carwile Singleton of Nathalie. She was a Senior at William Campb...

Charlie Edmond Bradner

February 17, 2019


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Charlie Edmond Bradner, age 91, of Gladys, died Sunday, February 17, 2019, at his home. Born July 25, 1927, in Pittsylvania County, he was the son of the late John Leslie Bradner and Almeta Mae Rowland Bradner. He was predeceased by his former ...