Obituaries

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...

Lurline D. Wade

September 12, 2015

Lurline Daniel Wade, 94, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother of Brookneal passed away Saturday, September 12, 2015 at Runk & Pratt Nursing Home in Lynchburg. She was the wife of the late Herman C. Wade. Mrs. Wade was born in C...

Patsy Layne Clay

September 4, 2015

Patsy Clay Layne, 74, of Gretna went to be with her family in heaven, Friday, September 4, 2015 at the Chatham Health & Rehab Center. She is preceded in death by her husband, the late Jessie Willard Layne. Mrs. Layne was born in Halifax County, S...

William G. Baldwin, Sr.

August 16, 2015


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William Glover Baldwin Sr., 84, of Charlotte Courthouse passed away Sunday, August 16, 2015 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife and love of his life Zola Childress Baldwin in 2001. Mr. Baldwin was born in Appomatto...

Claudia C. Carter

August 4, 2015

Claudia Cyrus Carter, 59, of Brookneal passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of William M. "Bill" Carter. Claudia was born December 5, 1955 daughter of the late Claude William Cyrus and Carole Dunn Ta...

Elton A. Douglas

August 2, 2015

Elton Allen Douglas, 58, of Brookneal passed away Sunday, August 2, 2015 at home. Elton was born in Lynchburg, April 8, 1957 son of the late Hubert C. Douglas and Pauline Ward Douglas. He was a member of Brookneal Baptist Church and a former empl...

John H. Floyd

July 18, 2015


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John Homer Floyd, 90, of Phenix passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. He was the husband of the late Edith Wirt Floyd. Mr. Floyd was born in Alexandria, July 8, 1925 son of the late Herbert G. Floyd and G...

Cecil M. Berkley Sr.

July 14, 2015


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Cecil Marvin Berkley Sr., 88, of Brookneal went home to his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. He was the husband of the late Marion Slate Berkley. Mr. Berkley was born in Charlotte County, June 19, 1927 son of the late Clarence Radfor...

Eleanor F. Harris

July 6, 2015

Eleanor Francis Harris, 75, of Nathalie passed away Monday, July 6, 2015 in Lynchburg. She was the wife of William Thomas Harris. Mrs. Harris was born in Halifax County, February 12, 1940 daughter of the late Hammond Francis Jr. and Lelia Cash Fr...

Myrtis F. Bomar

June 30, 2015

Myrtis Fallen Bomar, 102, of Brookneal passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015 in Brookneal. She was the wife of the late Claude Carrington Bomar Sr. Mrs. Bomar was born in Halifax County, May 24, 1913 daughter of the late Andrew Jackson Fallen and St...

Helen W. Short

June 26, 2015

Helen Watlington Short, 99, of Nathalie passed away Friday, June 26, 2015 in Lynchburg. She was the wife of the late Cedric E. Short. Mrs. Short was born in Pittsylvania County, October 7, 1915 daughter of the late Thomas E. Watlington and Ola ...

Dennie E. Dawson

June 24, 2015

Dennie Leigh English Dawson, 63, of Gladys passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015 in Lynchburg. She was the wife of the late Glen Owen Dawson. Dennie was born in Lynchburg, June 24, 1952 the daughter of Rachel Garrett English of Gladys and the late...