Obituaries

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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Peggy D. Marshall

May 14, 2017

Peggy Durham Marshall, 81, of Maidens passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017 at Johnston-Willis Hospital in Chesterfield. She was the wife of Robert Clark Marshall. Mrs. Marshall was born in Henderson, N.C. October 18, 1935, daughter of the late Flem D...

Gene Ward

May 5, 2017

Gene Ward, 70, of Brookneal passed away Friday, May 5, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Judy Neighbors Ward. Gene was born in Campbell County, September 21, 1946 a son of the late Thomas Clinton Ward and Lillie Smith Ward...

Lorene A. Francis

May 5, 2017

Lorene Anderson Francis, 77, of Nathalie passed away Friday, May 5, 2017 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Malcolm "Mac" Francis. Mrs. Francis was born in Halifax County, August 18, 1939 daughter of the late James Gettis...

Donnie Ray Guthrie

April 26, 2017

Donnie Ray Guthrie, 65, of Nathalie passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Glenda Lipscomb Guthrie. Donnie was born in Lynchburg, January 14, 1952 son of the late Lonie Waller Guthrie and Shir...

Herbert M. Harper

April 25, 2017


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Herbert Marion Harper, 90, claimed the promise of the Resurrection on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at the V.A. Hospital in Salem, following a brief illness. Herbert was born May 21, 1926, in Brookneal to the late Mabel Frances Foster Harper and Percy...

Reid F. Ross

April 17, 2017

Reid Forbes Ross, 89, of Nathalie passed away Monday, April 17, 2017 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. He was the husband of the late Gloria Swanson Ross. Mr. Ross was born in Boston, Mass., April 10, 1928 son of the late Bruce Forbes Ros...

John "Forrest" Hall

April 8, 2017

John Forrest Hall, 74, of Lynchburg, known affectionately as Forrest, went to heaven to be with his Lord on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at his home surrounded by family. He was born in Altavista, in 1943, son of the late Buford W. and Janie M. Hall. Su...

William Vernon "W. V." Bailey

April 6, 2017

William Vernon "W. V. " Bailey, 87, of Brookneal passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Symphony Manor of Richmond. He was the husband of the late Margaret Crews Bailey. Mr. Bailey was born in Charlotte County, September 1, 1929 son of the lat...

Ray D. Burton

March 26, 2017


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Ray DeWitt Burton, 80, of Tucker, Ga. passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017 in Emory-St. Joseph Hospital in Atlanta. Mr. Burton was born in Lynchburg, July 28, 1936 son of the late Robert Lee Burton and Mary Rudder Burton. He was a U.S. Air Force ve...

Martha Raye Anderson Guthrie

March 23, 2017

Martha Raye Anderson Guthrie, 69, passed away March 23, 2017 at her son's home in Nathalie. Martha was born in Halifax County, February 29, 1948 daughter of the late Hubert Junior Anderson and Margaret Fisher Anderson Davis. She is survived by ...

Kathryn Ann Epperson

March 18, 2017

Kathryn Ann Irwin Epperson, 55, of Nathalie passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017. She was the wife of Richard Edward "Ricky" Epperson. Kathryn was born in Pennsylvania, November 23, 1961 daughter of the late Joseph and Estelle Irwin. She was an ...