Obituaries

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 ...

Carroll N. Carwile

March 11, 2017


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Carroll Newton Carwile, 91, of Brookneal passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Dorothy Sublett Carwile. Mr. Carwile was born in Campbell County, May 29, 1925 son of the late Thomas W. Carwile an...

Gary C. Thomas

March 4, 2017

Gary Craig Thomas, 60, of Nathalie passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Halifax Regional Hospital. Mr. Thomas was born in Alexandria, July 3, 1956 the son of Margaret McDonald Wheeler and the late Curtis Glenn Thomas. In addition to his mo...

Raymond E. Harris

March 3, 2017


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Raymond Edsel Harris, 88, South Boston passed away Friday, March 3, 2017 at home. He was the husband of the late Patricia Ann Turner Harris. Mr. Harris was born in Kenvir, Ky., September 12, 1928 son of the late Clyde Harris and Jessie Murray Har...

Johnny M. Brightwell

March 3, 2017

Johnny Mack Brightwell, 70, of Nathalie passed away Friday, March 3, 2017 at The Woodview Nursing Home in South Boston. Johnny was born in Campbell County, July 24, 1946 son of the late Tom Pat Brightwell and Rosa Trent Brightwell. He was a retir...

James L. Clark

March 2, 2017


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James Lewis Clark, 75, of Gladys passed away Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Appomattox Health and Rehab Center. Mr. Clark was born in Charlotte County, May 10, 1941 son of the late Harvey Richardson Clark and Rosa Watkins Breedlove Clark. He was a ...

Johnny E. Thompson, Sr.

February 26, 2017

Johnny Edward Thompson Sr. of Brookneal, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017. Mr. Thompson was born in Lynchburg, August 14, 1956, son of the late Johnny Louis Thompson and Myrtle Taylor Thompson. He is survived by two sons; two daughters; fo...