Obituaries

Eva M. Beauchamp

June 1, 2016

Eva Maria Beauchamp of Gladys departed this earth at home on June 1. She was 74 years old. She is survived by; her loving husband of 43 years, Nicholas; a brother George McCarter of Lynchburg; and two sisters, Patricia Moore of Pope, MS and Rac...

Kay Ratliff Pollard

May 20, 2016

Kay Ratliff Pollard, 62, of Brookneal passed away Friday, May 20, 2016 at the University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville. She was the wife of Bobby Gene Pollard. Kay was born in Grundy, July 9, 1953 a daughter of Madie Stilner Ratliff...

Maynard G. Rudder

May 18, 2016


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Maynard Glass Rudder, 95, of Nathalie passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home. He was the husband of the late Janie Britton Rudder. Mr. Rudder was born in Halifax County, November 4, 1920 son of the late John Thomas Rudd...

Norma Jean Mahne Wilburn

May 16, 2016

Norma Jean Wilburn Mahne, 76, of Coffee Road in Lynchburg passed away Monday, May 16, 2016, at Westminster Canterbury in Lynchburg. She left this life with her children by her side. Ms. Mahne was born in Charlotte County, November 23, 1939 th...

Sandra Contreras St. John

May 6, 2016

Sandra St. John Contreras, 73, of Phenix passed away May 6, 2016 at the Woodland in Farmville. Mrs. Contreras was born in Lynchburg, July 31, 1942 daughter of the late Earl Fisher St. John and Jewel Thomas St. John. She was a member of Midway Bap...

Beatrice W. Jordan Waller

May 6, 2016

Beatrice Waller Jordan, 93, of Ringgold passed away Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Stratford Rehab Center in Danville. She was the wife of the late Clarence Booker Jordan. Mrs. Jordan was born in Halifax County, August 21, 1922 a daughter of the late...

Annie Mae King

May 5, 2016

Annie Mae King, 100, of Nathalie passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016 at her home. She was the wife of the late George King. Mrs. King was born in Pittsylvania County, July 6, 1915 daughter of the late James Edward King and Susan Brown King. She wa...

Beth Moore Singleton

May 4, 2016

Beth Moore Singleton, 42, of Brookneal passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Beth was born in South Boston, October 5, 1973 the daughter of Ronnie J. Seamster and Gale Landes Seamster. She was a member of Falling River Baptist Church and a Licens...

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...