Obituaries

Sandra Jane M. Hammock Mason

August 17, 2016

Sandra Jane Mason Hammock, 69, of Rustburg passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at home. She was the wife of David Winston Hammock. Mrs. Hammock was born in Charlotte County, March 9, 1947, daughter of the late James Edward Mason and Thelma O

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Lee Bernard Dunaway

August 16, 2016

Lee Bernard Dunaway, 93, of Brookneal passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. Mr. Dunaway was born in Campbell County, August 19, 1922, son of the late Lee Warren Dunaway and Lillian Myers Dunaway. He was

Heidi S. Miller Sowell

August 16, 2016

Heidi Sowell Miller, 44, of Hayes passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at home. She was the wife of Rodney Paul Miller. Heidi was born in South Boston, March 6, 1972, the daughter of Delmas L. Sowell (Sharon) of Randolph and Barbara Wright Martin

Doris W. Shorter

August 11, 2016

Doris "Dot" Waller Shorter, 94, of Brookneal passed peacefully, from her home at the Carrington to her home in heaven, Thursday, August 11, 2016. She was the wife of the late Clanton Arville Shorter. Dot was born in Pittsylvania County, February

Lois E. Owen

August 9, 2016

Lois Enoch Owen, 93, of Gladys went to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, August 9, 2016. She was the wife of the late Toy William "Pete" Owen. Lois was born in Naruna, April 6, 1923 daughter of the late Mildred Monroe Enoch and Hugh Lee Enoch.

Hubert Rex Joy

August 4, 2016

Hubert Rex Joy, 76, of Rustburg passed away Thursday, August 4, 2016 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Gloria Hodnett Joy for 58 years. Mr. Joy was born in Campbell County, September 8, 1939, son of the late Willis R. Joy and M

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James W. Poindexter

July 30, 2016

James Walter Poindexter, 90, of Brookneal passed away peacefully Saturday, July 30, 2016 at home. He was the husband first of the late Delma F. Poindexter and second of the late Rachel D. Clark-Poindexter. James was born in Campbell County, Sep

Helen R. Riddlebarger

July 27, 2016

Helen Reynolds Riddlebarger, 94, of Brookneal passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the Carrington in Lynchburg. She was the wife first to the late Preston W. Miller and second to the late Homer Nelson Riddlebarger. Mrs. Riddlebarger was born

Marie W. Compton

July 23, 2016

Evelyn Marie Waller Compton, 56, of Long Island passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016 at home. Marie was born in South Boston, February 26, 1960, daughter of the late Herman E. "Shorty" Waller and Jannie Juliet Waller. She was a member of Buffalo B

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Frank Doss

July 12, 2016

Frank Doss, 83, of Nathalie passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at his home.  He was the husband of Eunice Waller Doss. Mr. Doss was born in Pittsylvania County, June 26, 1933 son of the late Thomas Edward Doss and Florine Layne Doss.  He was a m

James P. Callaway

July 3, 2016

James Paul "Jim" Callaway, 72, of Amherst passed away unexpectedly Sunday, July 3, 2016 at his home. He was the husband of Judy Parr Callaway. Jim was born in Columbia, MO, September 15, 1943 son of the late Paul T. Callaway and Dorothy Stovall

Nell M. Pennell

June 29, 2016

Nell Moorefield Pennell passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at home. Nell was born in South Boston, March 30, 1959 a daughter of Walter Jackson Moorefield of Nathalie and the late Nell Cook Moorefield. She was a member of First Baptist Church of

Josephine T. Ramsey

June 22, 2016

Josephine Eleanor Trent Ramsey "Josie" of Brookneal passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at The Woodland in Farmville. She was the wife of the late Herbert Warner Ramsey. Mrs. Ramsey was born in Charlotte County, April 2, 1916 daughter of the l

Dorothy A. Carr

June 14, 2016

Dorothy Austin "Dot" Carr, 81, of Brookneal passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Whitt Thomas Carr. Dot was born in Halifax County, April 1, 1935 a daughter of the late Frank Lee Austin an

Jeraline R. Moorefield

June 7, 2016

Jeraline Roark Moorefield, 90, of Nathalie passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at Gretna Healthcare Center. She was the wife first to the late Ralph Roark and second to the late Raleigh C. Moorefield Sr. for 61 years. Mrs. Moorefield was born in

Eva M. Beauchamp

June 1, 2016

Eva Maria Beauchamp of Gladys departed this earth at home on June 1. She was 74 years old. She is survived by; her loving husband of 43 years, Nicholas; a brother George McCarter of Lynchburg; and two sisters, Patricia Moore of Pope, MS and Rac

Kay Ratliff Pollard

May 20, 2016

Kay Ratliff Pollard, 62, of Brookneal passed away Friday, May 20, 2016 at the University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville. She was the wife of Bobby Gene Pollard. Kay was born in Grundy, July 9, 1953 a daughter of Madie Stilner Ratliff

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Maynard G. Rudder

May 18, 2016

Maynard Glass Rudder, 95, of Nathalie passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home. He was the husband of the late Janie Britton Rudder. Mr. Rudder was born in Halifax County, November 4, 1920 son of the late John Thomas Rudd

Norma Jean Mahne Wilburn

May 16, 2016

Norma Jean Wilburn Mahne, 76, of Coffee Road in Lynchburg passed away Monday, May 16, 2016, at Westminster Canterbury in Lynchburg. She left this life with her children by her side. Ms. Mahne was born in Charlotte County, November 23, 1939 th

Sandra Contreras St. John

May 6, 2016

Sandra St. John Contreras, 73, of Phenix passed away May 6, 2016 at the Woodland in Farmville. Mrs. Contreras was born in Lynchburg, July 31, 1942 daughter of the late Earl Fisher St. John and Jewel Thomas St. John. She was a member of Midway Bap

Beatrice W. Jordan Waller

May 6, 2016

Beatrice Waller Jordan, 93, of Ringgold passed away Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Stratford Rehab Center in Danville. She was the wife of the late Clarence Booker Jordan. Mrs. Jordan was born in Halifax County, August 21, 1922 a daughter of the late

Annie Mae King

May 5, 2016

Annie Mae King, 100, of Nathalie passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016 at her home. She was the wife of the late George King. Mrs. King was born in Pittsylvania County, July 6, 1915 daughter of the late James Edward King and Susan Brown King. She wa

Beth Moore Singleton

May 4, 2016

Beth Moore Singleton, 42, of Brookneal passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Beth was born in South Boston, October 5, 1973 the daughter of Ronnie J. Seamster and Gale Landes Seamster. She was a member of Falling River Baptist Church and a Licens

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Ernest Clyde Watts, Jr.

April 29, 2016

Ernest Clyde Watts Jr., 92, of Phenix passed away Friday, April 29, 2016 at Virginia Baptist Hospital. He was the husband of the late Cassie Bradner Watts. Mr. Watts was born in Halifax County, June 6, 1923 son of the late Ernest C. Watts Sr. and

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Bernard M. Mason

April 28, 2016

Bernard M. Mason, 92, of Brookneal passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016 at the home of his daughter and son-in-law Connie and Keith Joyce, of Hilton Head, SC. He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Thelma White Mason. Mr. Mason was bor