Obituaries

Randolph Keith Guthrie

October 7, 2018

Claiming his promise of eternal life, Randolph Keith Guthrie quietly went to be with his Lord on Sunday, October 7, 2018, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Randy was born in Halifax County, Virginia, on July 17, 1961, the fourth child and hi...

Edna Mae Anderson Epperson

October 5, 2018

Edna Mae Anderson Epperson, 88, of Brookneal passed away Friday, October 5, 2018 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Jack Champ Epperson. Mrs. Epperson was born in Halifax County, September 12, 1930, a daughter of the late...

Heywood Moses Jordan

October 5, 2018


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Heywood Moses Jordan, 85, of Nathalie passed away Friday, October 5, 2018 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Charlotte Belle DeJarnette Jordan. Mr. Jordan was born in Halifax County, February 5, 1933, a son of the late ...

Calvin Linbergh Short

September 22, 2018

Calvin Lindbergh Short, 90, of Nathalie passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home. He was the husband of the late Doris Crews Short. Mr. Short was born in Pittsylvania County, April 26, 1928, a son of the late Huber...

Burnette Barksdale Martin

September 21, 2018

Burnette Barksdale Martin, 76, of Gretna passed away Friday, September 21, 2018 at Guggenheimer Health and Rehab in Lynchburg. He was the husband of Frances Miles Martin. Mr. Martin was born in Halifax County, November 24, 1941, a son of the lat...

Rebecca Chambers Harris

September 17, 2018

Rebecca Chambers “Mimi” Harris, 93, of Nathalie passed away Monday, September 17, 2018 at Guggenheimer Health and Rehab. She was the wife of the late Burnis M. Harris. Mrs. Harris was born in Tillatoba, Miss, March 6, 1925, a daughter of th...

Robert Goldman Anderson

September 10, 2018

Robert Goldman Anderson, 75, of Nathalie passed away Monday, September 10, 2018 at home. He was the husband of Linda Anderson Anderson. Mr. Anderson was born in Halifax County, September 22, 1942, a son of the late Whitt Talven Anderson and Ludie...

Derek Preston Hatcher

August 30, 2018


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Derek Preston Hatcher, 62, of Gladys passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Lynchburg General Hospital. Mr. Hatcher was born in Lynchburg, January 30, 1956, a son of the late Preston Glenn Hatcher, Sr. and Joyce Loretta Ewing. He was a member o...

Daryl Wayne Bennett

August 24, 2018

Daryl Wayne Bennett, 58, of Randolph, a wonderful, caring, friend and a giving person passed away Friday, August 24, 2018 after a long battle with cancer. He was dedicated in his faith and ready to go home and be with the Lord. He was the loving ...

Edward L. Bates, Jr.

August 24, 2018


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Edward L. Bates, Jr., 88, of Brookneal passed away Friday, August 24, 2018 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Elizabeth Terry Bates. Ed was born in Campbell County, March 13, 1930, son of the late Edward L. Bates, Sr. and Mildre...

Celia St. John Claybrook

August 19, 2018

Celia St. John Claybrook, 82, of Lynchburg passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018 at home. She was the wife of the late Carl Edward Claybrook. Mrs. Claybrook was born in Charlotte County, December 20, 1935 a daughter of the late William Norman St....

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...