Obituaries

Ernest Clyde Watts, Jr.

April 29, 2016


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Ernest Clyde Watts Jr., 92, of Phenix passed away Friday, April 29, 2016 at Virginia Baptist Hospital. He was the husband of the late Cassie Bradner Watts. Mr. Watts was born in Halifax County, June 6, 1923 son of the late Ernest C. Watts Sr. and...

Bernard M. Mason

April 28, 2016


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Bernard M. Mason, 92, of Brookneal passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016 at the home of his daughter and son-in-law Connie and Keith Joyce, of Hilton Head, SC. He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Thelma White Mason. Mr. Mason was bor...

Ira Joseph Talbott

April 20, 2016

Ira Joseph Talbott passed away at his home on April 20, 2016. Born in Halifax County, July 15, 1958. Joe was a jack of all trades, farmhand and wood cutter. He was preceded in death by his mother Sallie Talbott. Joe leaves behind his 3 belov...

Arie T. Lipscomb

April 16, 2016

Arie Tucker Lipscomb of Richmond, went to be with the Lord on April 16, 2016, after a short illness. Arie was born on October 19, 1920, in Brookneal. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Claude Lipscomb, her parents Anthony P. Tucker, Sr. a...

Harry Lee Hamlett

April 2, 2016

Harry Lee Hamlett, 78, of Brookneal passed away April 2, 2016 at his home following several years of declining health. He was the husband of Jane Martin Hamlett for 55 years. Harry Lee was born at home in Charlotte County on April 29, 1937, lived...

Russell T. Wilson

March 29, 2016


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Russell Thurston Wilson, 87, of Lawrenceville, GA, formerly of Brookneal, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2016. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church by the Rev. Mike Teixeira ...

Barbara Trent Elder

March 19, 2016

Barbara Elder Trent, 85, of Brookneal passed away Saturday, March 19, 2016. She was the wife of the late William Henry Trent. Mrs. Trent was born in Campbell County, March 10, 1931 daughter of the late Cubert Homer Elder and Nora Henderson Elder....

Audrey Jean Joy Adams

March 17, 2016

Audrey Jean Adams Joy, 90, of Brookneal passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016 in Lynchburg. She was the wife of the late Warren P. Joy. Mrs. Joy was born in Maybuery, West Virginia January 6, 1926 daughter of the late Amos S. Adams and Dracilla Ke...

Mary H. Hubbard

March 15, 2016

Mary Henderson Hubbard, 93, formerly of Brookneal passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2016. She was the wife of the late Henry H. Hubbard Sr. Mary was born in Brookneal, May 7, 1922 daughter of the late Walter C. Henderson Sr. and Elsie Clark Henderso...

Kenneth W. Wynn Sr.

March 14, 2016

Kenneth Wayne Wynn Sr., 73, of Nathalie passed away Monday, March 14, 2016. He was the husband of Mae Enoch Wynn. Mr. Wynn was born in Lynchburg, March 6, 1943 son of the late Judd Lee Wynn Jr. and Alice Katherine Knott Wynn. He was a member of ...

Rachel Elder DeJarnette

March 11, 2016

Rachel DeJarnette Elder, 89, of Brookneal passed away Friday, March 11, 2016. She was the wife of the late William Royal Elder, Jr. Mrs. Elder was born in Halifax County, November 1, 1926, daughter of the late Jasper DeJarnette and Louise Crab...

Pearl Martin Wright

March 11, 2016

Pearl Wright Martin Pearl Wright Martin, 92, formerly of Halifax passed away Friday, March 11, 2016. She was the wife of the late Albert Lacy Martin. Mrs. Martin was born in Campbell County, March 9, 1924, daughter of the late Alva Robinson...

Winfred A. Elder

March 7, 2016

Winfred Albert Elder, 70, of Brookneal passed away Monday, March 7, 2016. He was the husband of Faye Brown Elder for 50 years. Mr. Elder was born in Charlotte County, June 15, 1945 son of the late Randolph Henry "Bill" Elder and Nannie Harper Eld...

Kenneth R. Noblin

February 21, 2016


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Kenneth Ray Noblin, 87, of Phenix passed away Sunday, February 21, 2016 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 56 years Carrie Harris Noblin. Mr. Noblin was born in Triangle, Va., May 11, 1928 one of twel...

Walter J. Smith, Sr.

February 21, 2016

Walter Joseph "Plunkey" Smith Sr., 71, of Brookneal passed away Sunday, February 21, 2016 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Mary Eggleston Smith. Plunkey was born in Campbell County, September 16, 1944 a son of the late Andrew ...

James L. Guthrie Sr.

February 5, 2016


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James Leslie Guthrie Sr., 92, of Sugar Hill Rd., Brookneal passed away Friday, February 5, 2016 at the home of Ronald and Jan Guthrie. He was the husband of the late Lora Carwile Guthrie. Mr. Guthrie was born in Campbell County, May 5, 1923 son o...

Mary C. Hughes

February 5, 2016

Mary "Trixie" Coates Hughes, 92, of Gladys passed away Friday, February 5, 2016 at Virginia Baptist Hospital. She was the wife of the late Glenwood Franklin Hughes. Mrs. Hughes was born in Campbell County, November 15, 1923 a daughter of the late...

Boeling E. Wade

February 1, 2016


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Boeling Ellis Wade, 83, of Rabat Rd., Nathalie passed away Monday, February 1, 2016 at home. He was the husband of Glennie Anderson Wade. Mr. Wade was born in Halifax County, March 3, 1932 a son of the late Joseph Eldridge Wade and Mary Francis W...

Rachel D. Clark-Poindexter

January 25, 2016

Rachel Daniel Clark-Poindexter, 89, of Sugar Hill Road, Brookneal passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 at home. She was the wife first to the late Willard M. Clark and second to James W. Poindexter. Rachel was born in Campbell County, June 21, 19...

Gerald B. Martin

January 8, 2016


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Gerald Bruce Martin, 69, of Sugar Hill Rd. Brookneal, passed away Friday, January 8, 2016 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Barbara Wright Martin. Gerald was born in Halifax County, June 14, 1946 son of the late Herbert Martin ...

Donald W. Carwile

January 1, 2016

Donald Wayne Carwile, 72, of Brookneal passed away Friday, January 1, 2016 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Connie Parkins Carwile. Mr. Carwile was born in New York, December 27, 1943 son of the late James Herbert Carwile and ...

Janie N. Harris

December 27, 2015

Janie Nash Harris, 87, of Long Island passed away Sunday, December 27, 2015 at Autumn Care Nursing and Rehab Center. She was the wife of the late William Christopher Harris Sr. Mrs. Harris was born in Campbell County, October 27, 1928 daughter of...

Lacy T. Guthrie Sr.

November 18, 2015


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Lacy Thornton Guthrie Sr., 93, of Nathalie passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2015 in Virginia Baptist Hospital. He was the husband of the late Carolyn Holt Guthrie. Mr. Guthrie was born in Halifax County son of the late Coleman F. Guthrie Sr. a...

Lyle W. Cyrus

November 10, 2015

Lyle Watkins Cyrus, 86, of Concord passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Linda Nash Howard-Cyrus. Mr. Cyrus was born in Campbell County, August 27, 1929 son of the late James Matthew Cyrus and...

Bernice R. Tibbs

September 22, 2015

Bernice Rowles Tibbs, 98, of Dunedin, Fla., formerly of Concord passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at Cross Terrace Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late James Douglas Tibbs. Mrs. Tibbs was born in Campbell County, January 28, 1917 daug...