Obituaries

Anne G. Jennings

November 9, 2016

Virginia Anne Guthrie Jennings, 94, of Nathalie went to meet the Lord, Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. She was the wife of the late Robert L. Jennings, Jr. Anne was born in Halifax County, October 16, 1922 a daug...

Cleo C. Holt

November 9, 2016

Cleo Cumbie Holt, 99, of Brookneal passed away Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Carroll Moore Holt. Cleo was born in Lynchburg, May 16, 1917 daughter of the late Tucker Stephen Cumbie and Rob...

Malcolm "Blake" Barksdale

November 5, 2016

A special young man, Malcolm "Blake" Barksdale, 22, of Brookneal passed away Saturday, November 5, 2016 at home. Blake was born in Lynchburg, August 10, 1994 a son of Mac Barksdale and Beth Anderson Barksdale. He attended Falling River Baptist ...

Richard C. White

November 4, 2016


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Richard Clay White, 81, of Brookneal passed away Friday, November 4, 2016 at his home. He was the husband of Cynthia Gatewood White. Mr. White was born in Caswell County, North Carolina December 14, 1934, son of the late George Willard White and ...

Ethel M. Jennings

October 28, 2016

Ethel Mason Jennings, 103, of Lynchburg passed away Friday, October 28, 2016 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. She was the wife of the late James Martin Jennings. Mrs. Jennings was born in Charlotte County, June 6, 1913, daughter of the...

Louise F. Singleton

October 7, 2016

Mary Louise Francis Singleton, 87, of Nathalie passed away Friday, October 7, 2016 at home. She was the wife of the late Rochelle Mitchell Singleton. Mrs. Singleton was born in Halifax County, April 12, 1929, daughter of the late Robert Thomas F...

Gloria S. Ross

October 7, 2016

Gloria Swanson Ross, 91, of Nathalie passed away Friday, October 7, 2016 at her home. She was the wife first to the late Giles Henry Vaden Jr. and second to Reid Forbes "Sandy" Ross. Mrs. Ross was born in El Campo, Texas, November 25, 1924, daugh...

William T. Rudder

October 4, 2016

William Thornton "Bill" Rudder, 85, of Brookneal passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at his home. He was the husband of Hilda Jordan Rudder. Bill was born in Brookneal, April 1, 1931, son of the late Robert Oliver Rudder Sr. and Nora Roark Rudde...

Arlene Myers Dawson

September 23, 2016

Arlene Myers Dawson, 100 of Nathalie passed away Friday, September 23, 2016 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. She was the wife of the late Gilbert Coleman Dawson. Mrs. Dawson was born in Halifax County, September 27, 1915 daughter of th...

Charlotte Belle Jordan DeJarnette

September 21, 2016

Charlotte Belle DeJarnette Jordan, 80, of Nathalie passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of Heywood Moses Jordan. Mrs. Jordan was born in Halifax County, February 25, 1936 daughter of the late L...

Joel W. Hunt

September 21, 2016


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Joel Winfree Hunt, 86, of Nathalie passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at Virginia Baptist Hospital. He was the husband of the late Margaret Tuck Hunt. Mr. Hunt was born in Halifax County, October 13 1929 son of the late Memory Ryland Hunt ...

Robert L. DeJarnette

September 14, 2016

Robert Lee DeJarnette, 65, of Brookneal passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at Lynchburg General Hospital. Mr. DeJarnette was born in Halifax County, August 9, 1951 son of the late Charlie E. DeJarnette and Eskerline Waller DeJarnette. He...

Betty S. Hines Somers

August 30, 2016

Betty Jean Somers Hines, 86, of Brookneal passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at Virginia Baptist Hospital after battling cancer. She was the wife of Paul Oliver Hines for 59 years. Mrs. Hines was born in Alamance County, N.C., July 3, 1930, da...

Joel K. Abbott

August 21, 2016

Joel Kermit Abbott, 66, of Republican Grove passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the home of his sister. Joel was born in Lynchburg, May 12, 1950, son of the late Richard E. Abbott and Maureen J. Abbott. He was a member of Republican Grove Unit...

Calvin C. Bailey

August 20, 2016

Calvin Conway Bailey, 74, of Chesterfield passed away Saturday, August 20, 2016 in St. Francis Hospital. Mr. Bailey was born in Charlotte County, December 12, 1941, son of the late Ashby Conway Bailey and Mary Jane Holt Bailey. He was a retired e...

Vivian J. Ramsey Jones

August 18, 2016

Vivian Jones Ramsey, 89, of Phenix passed away Thursday, August 18, 2016 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Roscoe W. Ramsey. Mrs. Ramsey was born in Campbell County, September 1, 1926 daughter of the late Jesse Herbert...

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...

Lee Bernard Dunaway

August 16, 2016


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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...

James W. Poindexter

July 30, 2016


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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...