Obituaries

Ruby Burton Jennings

April 29, 2021

Ruby Burton Jennings, 93, of Gladys passed away Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late William Gerald Jennings, Sr. Ruby was born in Halifax County, March 30, 1928, a daughter of the late Rober...

Gloria Dawn Pillow

April 18, 2021

Gloria Dawn Pillow, 71, of Brookneal passed away Sunday, April 18, 2021 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. Dawn was born in Campbell County, November 18, 1949, daughter of Harry Martin Pillow and Dorothy Smith Pillow. She was a member of Hat C...

Margaret Pillow McFaden

April 12, 2021

Margaret Pillow McFaden, 92, of Brookneal, after a brief illness, God called her home on Monday, April 12, 2021. She was the wife of the late Clyton Owen McFaden. Mrs. McFaden was born in Charlotte County, March 27, 1929, a daughter of the late M...

Welford Hamlet Whitlow

April 7, 2021

Welford Hamlet Whitlow, 88, of Brookneal passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at home. He was the husband of Freida Hamlet Whitlow. Mr. Whitlow was born in Charlotte County, January 5, 1933, son of the late John Phillip Whitlow and Grovene Harper...

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Bernard Erastus Pillow

March 27, 2021

Bernard Erastus Pillow, 97, of Phenix passed away peacefully, at his son’s home in Amelia Courthouse, Saturday, March 27, 2021. He was the husband of the late Marion Jones Pillow. Mr. Pillow was born in Charlotte County, October 13, 1923, a son...

Rhodamary Watkins Patterson

March 23, 2021

Rhodamary Watkins Patterson, 86, of Nathalie passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. She was the wife of the late Richard I. Patterson. Mrs. Patterson was born in Herkimer, New York, November 9, 1934, daugh...

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Dewey Wayne Fannon

March 21, 2021

Dewey Wayne Fannon, 76, of Gladys passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021 at home. He was the husband of Gayle Reynolds Fannon. Dewey Wayne was born in Kingsport, Tenn., March 18, 1945 a son of the late William Fred Fannon and Georgia Johnson Fannon. ...

William Payne Guthrie

March 3, 2021

William Payne Guthrie, owner of Guthrie’s Hardware in Brookneal for 64 years, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. He was the husband of the late Mildred Hickson Guthrie. Billy, as he was known, loved his small hometown. He was ...

Susan Lynn Chapp Cook

February 28, 2021

Susan Lynn Chapp Cook, 71, of Brookneal passed away Sunday, February 28, 2021 at home. She was the wife of the late Chester Edward Cook. Susan was born in Joliet, Ill., January 19, 1950, a daughter of Iris Israelson Chapp of Lockport, Ill. and th...

Bertha Hart Lane

February 24, 2021

Bertha Hart Lane, 93, of Charlotte Courthouse passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Wayland Nursing and Rehab Center. She was the wife of the late Jessie Willard Lane. Mrs. Lane was born in Washington County, March 31, 1927, daughter of the...

Freda Dowdy Seamster

February 20, 2021

Freda Dowdy Seamster, 83, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Runk and Pratt, Leesville Rd., Lynchburg. She was the wife first, of the late Tony Foster, and second of the late Bill Dowdy. Mrs. Seamster was born in Lee County, February 2, 19...

Patricia Lynch Weir

February 20, 2021

Patricia Lynch Weir, 80, of Nathalie passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. She was the wife of the late Shayne Denis Weir. Mrs. Weir was born in South Amboy, New Jersey, August 2, 1940, a daughter of ...

Robert Lee Elder

February 18, 2021

Robert Lee Elder, 52, of Brookneal passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021 at home. He was the husband of Kathy Bowling Elder. Robert was born in Campbell County, November 21, 1968, a son of Ruby Anderson Elder of Brookneal and the late Robert Ed...

Nancy Carol Clowdis Mitchell

February 16, 2021

Nancy Carol Clowdis Mitchell, 82, of Lynchburg passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, February 16, 2021. She is survived by her devoted and loving husband of 64 years, Guy Edward Mitchell, of Lynchburg; her daughters, Faye Payne, Kaye Mitchell (L...

Peggy Joyce Claybrook

February 12, 2021

Peggy Joyce Claybrook, 90, of Brookneal passed away Friday, February 12, 2021 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. Peggy was born in Charlotte County, September 15, 1931 a daughter of the late Henry E. Claybrook and Virgie Palmer Claybrook....

Edna Earl St. John Waller

February 9, 2021

Edna Earl St. John Waller, 86, of Brookneal passed away February 9, 2021 at the Heartland Health Care Center in Lynchburg. She was the wife of the late Henry Owen Waller. Mrs. Waller was born in Charlotte County, July 4, 1934, a daughter of the l...

Thomas Felda Wade

February 6, 2021

Thomas Felda Wade, 73, of Lynchburg passed away February 6, 2021 at home after a courageous battle with cancer. Born the youngest son of Herman and Lurline Wade on March 4, 1947, Thomas lived his young life in Brookneal, Virginia. He graduated from ...

Oliver Frederick Bowe, III

February 4, 2021

Oliver Frederick “Rick” Bowe, III 68, of Brookneal passed away, Thursday, February 4, 2021 at home. He was the husband of Debra Hamlett “Mrs. Debbie” Bowe. Rick was born in Huntington WVA, January 4, 1953, son of the late Oliver Frederick...

Mavis Rice Eser

January 31, 2021

Mavis Rice Eser, 83, of Nathalie passed away Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. She was the wife of the late Thomas Joseph Eser. Mrs. Eser was born in Halifax County, July 6, 1937, a daughter of the late Lewis ...

Faye Wilson Dunn

January 30, 2021

Faye Wilson Dunn, 77, of Lynchburg passed away Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Heartland Health Care Center in Lynchburg. Mrs. Dunn was born in Charlotte County, February 12, 1943, a daughter of the late William Russell Wilson and Mabel Johnson Wi...

Marjorie Maddox Martin

January 29, 2021

Marjorie Maddox Martin, 92, of Gladys passed away Friday, January 29, 2021 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. She was the wife of the late Lee Henry Martin. Mrs. Martin was born in Lynchburg, May 10, 1928, a daughter of the late Earnest ...

Lila Crabtree Carr

January 23, 2021

Lila Crabtree Carr, 95, of Gladys passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. She was the wife of the late Stafford Jesse Carr. Mrs. Carr was born in Campbell County, July 9, 1925 a daughter of the late Addi...

Dorothy Hendricks Gilliland

January 23, 2021

Dorothy Lucille Hendricks Lewis Gilliland, 99, of Nathalie passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021 at the Summit Health and Rehab. She was wife first of the late Howard Thomas Lewis and second of the late James Baylor Gilliland. Mrs. Gilliland was...

Roy Dean Lloyd, Sr.

January 23, 2021

Roy Dean Lloyd, Sr. of Gladys passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Bess Marcus Lloyd. Mr. Lloyd was born in Halifax County, March 1, 1948, a son of Nannie Eades Lloyd of Brook...

Judy Myers Hutson

January 17, 2021

Judy Myers Hutson, 61, of Youngsville, N. C. passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 at the home of her son in Louisburg, N.C. Mrs. Hutson was born in South Boston, October 2, 1959, a daughter of Josephine Lloyd Lankford of Pamplin and the late Carl...