Obituaries

John R. Anthony

January 1, 2017

John Russell Anthony, 66, of Brookneal passed Sunday, January 1, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Sandra Vanover Anthony. Mr. Anthony was born in Campbell County, March 20, 1950, son of the late Wesley William Anthony and...

Henry C. Rush

December 27, 2016

On Tuesday, December 27, 2016, our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away doing what he loves—driving his truck. Henry Carroll Rush, 72, was born on February 10, 1944, to the late Henry Harrison Rush and Jeanette Fl...

Virginia M. Haussener

December 22, 2016

Virginia Lynn "Jenny Lynn" Marshall Haussener, 76, of Brookneal went home forever on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Westminster-Canterbury in Lynchburg. She was the wife Walter K. Haussener. Mrs. Haussener was born in Campbell County, October 16...

Irene T. Ridgeway

December 15, 2016

Irene Tuggle Ridgeway, 88, of Nathalie passed away Thursday, December 15, 2016 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. She was the wife of the late William Thornton "Billy" Ridgeway. Mrs. Ridgeway was born in Charlotte County, September 13, 1928 a ...

Mary D. Guthrie

December 15, 2016

Mary Davis Guthrie, 94, of Brookneal passed away Thursday, December 15, 2016 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late John Will "Willie" Guthrie. Mrs. Guthrie was born in Charlotte County, October 4, 1922, a daughter of the lat...

Betsy F. MacCord

December 14, 2016

Betsy Fleshman MacCord passed away December 14, 2016. She was the wife of the late Col. Howard A. MacCord Sr. and the daughter of the late Harry and Elizabeth Fleshman. She is survived by a son, Howard MacCord Jr. (Alison) of Greensboro, N.C.; tw...

Cindy T. Fallen

December 7, 2016

Cindy Sue Tucker Fallen,59, of Nathalie passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at home. She was the wife of David P. Fallen. Cindy was born in South Boston, April 24, 1957, the daughter of Sue D. Tucker of Nathalie and the late W. Marvin Tuck...

Catherine C. Gates

December 6, 2016

Catherine Crews Gates, 96, of Gladys passed away Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at home. She was the wife of the late John Gates. Mrs. Gates was born in Halifax County, April 2, 1920 daughter of the late Charles Edwin Crews and Mildred Beasley Crews. ...

Carter T. White

December 2, 2016

Carter Thomas White, 16, of Aspen Road, Phenix went to be with his Lord and Heavenly Father, Friday, December 2, 2016. Carter was born in Lynchburg, August 28, 2000, son of William Thomas White and Regina Shortt White of Phenix. He was a member ...

James E. Bailey Jr.

November 28, 2016

James Edward Bailey Jr., 45, of Brookneal passed away Monday, November 28, 2016 at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. He was the loving husband of Helen Strauss Bailey. J. E. was born in Lynchburg, November 26, 1971, th...

Carl L. Bradley

November 21, 2016


Veteran
Carl Lamar Bradley, 85, of Brookneal was called home by his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Monday, November 21, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife, of 61 years, Polly Major Bradley. Carl was born in Hopewell, October 10, 1931, son of the ...

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


Veteran
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


Veteran
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...