Obituaries

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


Veteran
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...

Curtis F. Davis, Sr.

August 22, 2017

Curtis Field Davis, Sr., 86, of Gladys passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at home.  He was the husband of the late Vern Johnson Davis. Curtis was born in Campbell County, May 24, 1931, a son of the late Sam J. Davis and Dollie King Davis.  He ...

Rufus F. Dickerson

August 3, 2017

Rufus Field Dickerson, 81, of Brookneal passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital.  He was the husband of Alsie Montgomery Dickerson. Mr. Dickerson was born in Charlotte County, April 28, 1936, a son of the late Charlie D...

Patsy Davis Huffman

July 26, 2017

Patsy Elizabeth Davis Huffman, 64, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in Lynchburg General Hospital. Born in Lynchburg and raised in Amherst County, she was a daughter of the late Leonard Woodrow and Rena Odell Martin Davis.  Patsy was a long t...

Margaret D. Satterfield

July 16, 2017

Margaret Douglas Satterfield, 93, of Lynchburg passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Runk and Pratt Nursing Home in Lynchburg. Mrs. Satterfield was born in Halifax County, August 12, 1923, daughter of the late Stonewall Jackson Douglas and Pearl Jo...

William R. Brightwell

July 15, 2017

William Russell Brightwell, 70, of Nathalie passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017. Mr. Brightwell was born in Campbell County, August 24, 1946, a son of the late George Washington Brightwell and Stella East Brightwell. He was a retired mechanic. ...

H. Dalton Trent

July 4, 2017


Veteran
H. Dalton Trent, 86, of Brookneal passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. He was the husband of the late Shirley Brandt Trent for 46 years. Dalton was born in Charlotte County, August 7, 1930, a son of the la...

Edward R. Sowell

July 1, 2017


Veteran
Edward Randolph Sowell, 82, of Gladys passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. He was the husband of Janice Godsey Sowell. Ed was born in Campbell County, May 5, 1935, a son of the late Sandy Alexander Sowell...

Emily Waller Anderson

June 24, 2017

Emily Marie Anderson Waller, 77, of Long Island passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017. She was the wife of Richard Walden Waller. Mrs. Waller was born in North Carolina, May 24, 1940 a daughter of the late David Anderson and Pauline Hamilton Anders...

James David "Bud" Hammock

June 23, 2017

James David "Bud" Hammock, 50, of Rustburg passed away Friday, June 23, 2017 at home. Mr. Hammock was born in Lynchburg, May 8, 1967 son of David Winston Hammock of Rustburg and the late Sandra Mason Hammock. He was a retired welder. In addi...

Ryland Y. Bailey Sr.

June 15, 2017


Veteran
Ryland Yancey Bailey Sr., 91, of Richmond passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Retreat Hospital-Hospice of Virginia. He was the husband of Pencye Marshall Bailey. Mr. Bailey was born in Charlotte County, October 2, 1925 a son of the late Walter...

Reva Ann Tuggle

June 12, 2017

Reva Ann Roark Tuggle, 89, of Nathalie passed away Monday, June 12, 2017 at Halifax Regional Hospital. She was the wife of the late Burnace Junior Tuggle. Mrs. Tuggle was born in Halifax County, July 11, 1927, daughter of the late Frank Edward Ro...

Nancy C. Hendren

May 30, 2017

Nancy Crabtree Hendren, 86, of Brookneal went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Richard C. Hendren. Mrs. Hendren was born in Campbell County, October 24, 1930 a daughter of the late Je...

Doris C. Angel

May 29, 2017

Doris Cunningham Angel, 90, of Brookneal passed away Monday, May 29, 2017 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Monroe Tune Angel. Mrs. Angel was born in Campbell County, March 8, 1927 daughter of the late John Cunningham an...

Algie T. Guthrie Jr.

May 20, 2017


Veteran
Algie Thomas Guthrie Jr., 87, of Nathalie passed away Friday, May 19, 2017 at Guggenheimer Nursing Home in Lynchburg. He was the husband of Corine Mae Guthrie. Mr. Guthrie was born in Halifax County, April 30, 1930 son of the late Algie Thomas G...