Obituaries

Marvin Lee Dillard

January 7, 2018


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Marvin Lee Dillard, 71, of Phenix passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018 at home. He was the husband of Karen Clowdis Dillard. Mr. Dillard was born in Weston, W.Va., April 4, 1946 a son of the late Joe Samuel Dillard and Joye Pumphrey Dillard. He w...

Bernon Wooden DeJarnette

January 5, 2018


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Bernon Wooden DeJarnette, 65, of Nathalie passed away Friday, January 5, 2018 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Mr. DeJarnette was born in South Boston, September 17, 1952 a son of the late Bernon Hunter DeJarnette and Lavinia Epperson DeJarnette. He...

Renee Hettler Rucker

December 23, 2017

Renee Hettler Rucker, 90, of Gladys passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late James Mason Rucker. Mrs. Rucker was born in New Hampton, Iowa January 17, 1927, daughter of the late Henry L...

Margaret Isaacs Jackson

December 22, 2017

Margaret Isaacs Jackson Margaret Isaacs Jackson, 96, of Gladys passed away Friday, December 22, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Felix Thornton Jackson. Mrs. Jackson was born in Campbell County, October 18, 1921...

Judy Gayle Crews

December 16, 2017

Judy Gayle Crews, 55, of Nathalie passed away, Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Guggenheimer Health and Rehab. Judy was born in Campbell County, October 23, 1962, a daughter of the late Jackie Edwin Crews and Doris Tibbs Crews. She is survived by...

Frances McCulloch Pierce

December 14, 2017

Frances McCulloch Pierce, 87, of Brookneal passed away Thursday, December 14, 2017 at home. She was the wife of the late Clyde Wilson Pierce. Mrs. Pierce was born in Halifax County, September 26, 1930, a daughter of the late Tom W. McCulloch and ...

Marion B. Tucker

December 6, 2017

Marion Bigger Tucker, 91, of Brookneal passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Lynchburg Health and Rehab Center. She was the wife of the late Harry T. Tucker. Mrs. Tucker was born in Halifax County, September 14, 1926, a daughter of the late ...

Richard C. Hendren

December 5, 2017

Richard Charles Hendren, 89, of Brookneal went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 5, 2017.  He was a devoted husband of the late Nancy Crabtree Hendren for 69 years. He was the son of the late Lockie Arrington Hendren and Richard Paul ...

Ronnie D. Lester

December 5, 2017

Ronnie David Lester, 71, of Nathalie passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital.  He was the husband of Linda Tuggle Lester. Mr. Lester was born in Halifax County, September 21, 1946, son of the late John Robert Le...

Evelyn Louise Dunbar

December 2, 2017

Evelyn Louise Clinton Dunbar, 91, of Brookneal passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home, Brookneal.  She was the wife of the late Marshall Nelson Dunbar, Sr. Mrs. Dunbar was born in Connecticut, September 14, 1926, dau...

Conald L. Fisher

December 1, 2017

Conald Louis Fisher, 57, of Nathalie passed away Friday, December 1, 2017 at home.  He was the husband of Devery Wade Fisher. Conald was born in South Boston, March 16, 1960, the son of Charles L. Fisher and Ella Francis Fisher both of Nathalie....

Mary P. Rudder

November 17, 2017

Mary Pierce Rudder, 88, of Nathalie passed away Friday, November 17, 2017 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal.  She was the wife of the late Lyle C. Rudder. Mrs. Rudder was born in Pittsylvania County, September 23, 1929, a daughter of the...

Betty E. St. John

November 14, 2017

Betty Elder St. John, 81, of Phenix passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at home. She was the wife of the late Lemuel William St. John. Mrs. St. John was born in Campbell County, September 21, 1936, a daughter of the late Charlie Olover Elder an...

Earle Rudder Puckett

November 10, 2017

Edna Earle Rudder Puckett, 101, of Brookneal passed away Friday, November 10, 2017 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home, Brookneal.  She was the wife of the late Willard Tune Puckett. Mrs. Puckett was born in Halifax County, December 13, 1915 a daughter...

George B. Tribble

October 28, 2017

George Burnette Tribble, 77. of Nathalie passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal.  He was the husband of Doris Ann Martin Tribble for 54 years. Mr. Tribble was born in Halifax County, June 24, 1940, son o...

Madeline H. Holt

October 23, 2017

Madeline Harris Holt, 81, of Brookneal passed away Monday, October 23, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital.  She was the wife of the late George Allie Holt. Mrs. Holt was born in Charlotte County, February 29, 1936, daughter of the late Edward Har...

John Ashby Williams, Sr.

October 10, 2017

John Ashby Williams, Sr., 78, of Gladys passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017 after a long battle with heart and kidney disease. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Ferna Piotrowski Williams. Johnny was born in Campbell County, December 12, 19...

William Lacy Laughlin

October 8, 2017


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William Lacy Laughlin, 88, of Brookneal passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017 at home. Lacy was born in Brookneal, August 5, 1929, a son of the late Shellie Laughlin Sr. and Frances Kathryn Claytor Laughlin.  He was a member of Brookneal United Met...

Landry Allen Dickson

October 7, 2017

Six months into his beautiful life, Landry Allen Dickson, son of Jeffrey and Brianna Dickson of Roanoke, VA, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep. Though his life was short, his joy and love will never be forgotten among those who knew him and were ...

Emil Rupert Harris

October 2, 2017

Emil Rupert Harris,92, of Long Island passed away Monday, October 2, 2017.   He was twice married, first to the late Carolyn Jordan Harris, and second to Arlene Waller Harris of the home. Mr. Harris was born in Halifax County, October 17, 1924 a...

Dorothy Ann B. Jennings

October 1, 2017

Dorothy Anne Brown Jennings went to be with her Lord just before dawn on Sunday, October 1, 2017. She was a Christian who gave her life to serving the Lord through her savior Jesus Christ at an early age. Raised in the Ellis Creek community, she was ...

C. Claiborn Marstin

September 16, 2017

Carroll Claiborn Marstin, 76, of Brookneal passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017 at his home after a 21 year battle with cancer.  He is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of 55 years, Martha Wingfield Marstin. Claiborn was born in...

Perry Jesse Fannon

September 7, 2017

Perry Jesse Fannon "PJ", 74, of Drakes Branch passed away Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Appomattox Health and Rehabilitation Center.  He was the husband of Doris Vivian Collier Fannon. Mr. Fannon was born in Blackwater, October 23, 1942, a son o...

Doris Foster Claybrook

September 6, 2017

Doris Foster Claybrook, 86, of Brookneal passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital.  She was the wife of the late Jerry Carson Claybrook. Mrs. Claybrook was born in Charlotte County, November 16, 1930, a daughter of t...

Johnnie Woodie Francis

September 2, 2017

Johnnie Woodie Francis, 97, of Nathalie passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Guggenheimer Nursing Home.  He was the husband of the late Carolyn Jones Francis. Mr. Francis was born in Halifax County, December 1, 1919, a son of the late Willi...