Obituaries

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...

Betty A. Millner

June 23, 2015

Betty Ann Millner, a lifelong resident of Gladys, VA, died in Lynchburg on June 23, 2015. She was 82. Born in Gladys on August 26, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Henry T. Millner and Bessie Holland Millner. She was preceded in death ...

Connie D. Deaner

June 19, 2015

Connie Davis Deaner, 45, of the Deaner Family Farm, Brookneal passed away Friday, June 19, 2015 at home. She was the wife of John Calvin Deaner. Connie was born in South Boston, March 8, 1970 daughter of Betty Pittman Davis of Nathalie and the la...

Joan S. Foster

June 17, 2015

Joan Shrader Foster passed away June 17, 2015 in Lynchburg. She was the wife of the late Charles Thomas Foster. Mrs. Foster was born in Amherst County, May 23, 1937 daughter of the late Eugene Thompson Shrader and Byrd Miller Shrader. She was a ...

Bruce L. Holland

June 8, 2015

Bruce Lee Holland, 58, of Gladys passed away Monday, June 8, 2015 at home. Bruce was born in Lynchburg, May 29, 1957 a son of Elizabeth Cornman Brooks of Richmond and the late Fitzhugh Lee Holland. He was an employee of G & B Insulation Co. In...

Russell S. Austin

June 2, 2015


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Russell Shirley Austin, 87, of Midway Rd., Phenix passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at home. He was the husband first of the late Dorothy Poindexter Austin and second of the late Thelma Sublett Holt Austin. Mr. Austin was born in Campbell County,...

Bobby A. Dickerson

June 2, 2015

Bobby Allen Dickerson, 63, of Brookneal passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at Virginia Baptist Hospital. Bobby was born in Brookneal, June 5, 1951 the son of Otis Marshall Dickerson of Brookneal and the late Dorothy Arlene Mann Dickerson. He was...

Phillip A. Hailey

May 30, 2015

Phillip Alan Hailey, 59, of Brookneal passed away Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Virginia Baptist Hospital. He was the husband of Shirley McCall Hailey. Phillip was born in Lynchburg, July 2, 1955 son of the late Lennie Byrd Hailey and Christine Chi...

Edison O. Anderson

May 30, 2015

Edison O. Anderson, 77, of Brookneal passed away Saturday, May 30, 2015 in Lynchburg. Mr. Anderson was born in Halifax County, December 5, 1937 son of the late Dorsey E. Anderson and Ruth Cage Anderson. He is survived by one son, Glenn Anders...

Adell C. Guthrie

May 29, 2015

Adell Clay Guthrie, 88, of Lynchburg passed away Friday, May 29, 2015 at Runk and Pratt Assisted Living. She was the wife of the late Raymond Jackson Guthrie. Mrs. Guthrie was born in Halifax County, August 1, 1926 daughter of the late Lacy Floyd...

Ronnie R. Sanders

May 28, 2015


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Ronnie Ralph Sanders, 70, of Brookneal passed away Thursday, May 28, 2015 in Lynchburg. He was the husband of Dolores Evans Sanders. Mr. Sanders was born in Tazwell County, January 25, 1945 son of the late James Leonard Sanders and Mamie Cordle S...

Patricia T. Harris

May 27, 2015

Patricia Ann Turner Harris, 84, of South Boston went to the with her Lord and Savior on May 27, 2015. She was the wife of Raymond Edsel Harris. Mrs. Harris was born in Welch, W. Va., May 20, 1931 daughter of the late Harry Bernard Turner and Gan...

Ruth B. Clay

May 19, 2015

Ruth Brown Clay, 95, of Lynchburg, formerly of Brookneal passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015. She was the wife of the late Willie M. Clay. Mrs. Clay was born in Pittsylvania County, April 27, 1920 daughter of the late Felix Thornton Brown and Lona ...

William H. Holland

May 17, 2015


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William Harry Holland, 89, formerly of Brookneal passed away Sunday, May 17, 2015 in South Carolina. He was the husband of the late Edith Maxine Holland. Mr. Holland was born in Albany, Ga., October 29, 1925 son of the late William Harry Holland ...

Joseph McIvor Thomas

May 13, 2015

Joseph Thomas McIvor Joseph Thomas McIvor, 81, peacefully departed this life on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at home in Gladys. He is the husband of Mary Kathryn Reynolds McIvor. Mr. McIvor was born in Campbell County, February 6, 1934, son of th...