Obituaries

Mark Nathan Francis

August 2, 2021

Mark Nathan Francis, 59, of Gladys passed away peacefully at home on Monday, August 2, 2021. He was the husband of Leigh Ann Jones Francis for 33 years. Mark was born in Lynchburg, November 13, 1961 the son of R. Lewis Francis and Betty Ann Adams...

Elizabeth Carolyn Hailey Moses

July 24, 2021

Elizabeth Carolyn Hailey Moses, 67, of Rustburg passed away Saturday, Jul 24, 2021 at home. She was the wife of Herbert H. Moses III. Carolyn was born in Halifax County, March 15, 1954, daughter of the late Charlie Edward Hailey Sr. and Mildred C...

Donald Wayne Bomar, Sr.

July 19, 2021

Donald Wayne Bomar, Sr.,59, of Nathalie passed away on Monday, July 19, 2021, at Berry Hill Health and Rehab Center. Donald was born March 20, 1962, in Halifax County, son of the late Leroy and Mary Taylor Bomar. He worked for himself as a logger...

Gary Wynn Colbert

July 11, 2021

Gary Wynn Colbert, 75, of Brookneal passed away on July 11, 2021, at home with his family by his side. He was the loving husband of Teresa “Terry” Lusardi Colbert for 52 years. Gary was born January 15, 1946, in Naruna, son of the late Lester ...

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Marvin Russell Harper

July 9, 2021

Marvin Russell Harper, 85, of Madison Heights, passed away Friday, July 9, 2021 at Forest Health and Rehab Center. He was the husband of Ida Mae “Polly” Hamlett Harper. Mr. Harper was born in Campbell County, January 18, 1936, son of the late...

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Walter Dale Gilliam

July 5, 2021

Walter Dale Gilliam, 52, of Lynchburg passed away Monday, July 5, 2021 in Botetourt County. Dale was born in Halifax County, July 15, 1968, the son of Paul T. Gilliam and Kate Hines Gilliam of Brookneal. He was a member of Union Hill Baptist Chu...

Joyce Helene Shuhy

July 4, 2021

Joyce Helen Shuhy, 69, of Lynchburg passed away Sunday, July 4, 2021 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. Joyce was born in Port Chester, New York, January 23, 1952, daughter of the late Emil Shuhy and Helen Clementine Serafin Shuhy. She was a ...

William Alexander Brown

July 3, 2021

William Alexander “Bill” Brown, 72, of Phenix passed away Saturday, July 3, 2021 at Centra Gretna Medical Center. He was the husband of Gretchen Dawson Brown. Bill was born in Charlotte County, July 13, 1948, son of the late William Francis B...

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Roger Lee Lawhorne

June 24, 2021

Roger Lee Lawhorne, 71, of Brookneal passed away Thursday June 24, 2021, after a short bout with cancer. Roger was born in Lynchburg August 27, 1949, son of the late Earl Frances Lawhorne and Ella Rosalie (Zadie) Lawhorne. He is also preceded...

Leroy Louis Roark

June 20, 2021

Leroy Louis Roark, 83, of Nathalie passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021, surrounded by his loved ones in his family home. He was the husband of Jane Austin Roark for 64 years. Leroy was born in Halifax County, June 14, 1938, son of the late Claude ...

April Satterfield Guthrie

June 11, 2021

April Satterfield Guthrie, 44, of Nathalie passed away Friday, June 11, 2021 at home. She was the wife of Clint Wade Guthrie. April was born in Halifax County, May 12, 1977, daughter of David Satterfield and Janet Bates Wallace. She was a member...

Mary Gertrude Woodell Elder

June 10, 2021

Mary Gertrude Woodell Elder, known as Trudy, of Brookneal, died on June 10th, 2021 at the age of 65. She was born on September 2nd, 1955 on Langley Airforce Base in Hampton. She was preceded in death by her parents Margaret Anderson Woodell and Lt...

Zachary Amos Schrock

June 9, 2021

Zachary Amos Schrock, 19, of Gladys passed away Wednesday, June 9, 2021. Zachary was born in Lynchburg, April 8, 2002, son of Mark L. Schrock and Jennifer Stevens Schrock of Gladys. He was a member of Kedron Baptist Church and an employee of Amer...

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James Lacy Mason, Jr.

June 7, 2021

James Lacy Mason, Jr., 88, of Phenix passed away peacefully at his home, from complications of Parkinson’s Disease, surrounded by his family, Monday, June 7, 2021. He was the husband of Harriett Poindexter Mason for nearly 62 years. Mr. Mason w...

Laura Jean Page

June 3, 2021

Laura Jean Page, 69, of Green Bay passed away Thursday, June 3, 2021, at the Woodlands in Farmville. Laura was born March 15, 1952, in Flushing Queens, N. Y., daughter of the late John K. Page and Anne Callahan Page. She was a member of St. Peter...

Julian Reid Hamlet

May 29, 2021

Julian Reid Hamlet, 58, of Phenix passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. Reid was born in Charlotte County, August 27, 1962, the son of Hilton Reid Hamlet of Phenix and the late Mary Ellen Bailey Hamlet. He was a...

Thomas Clinton Campbell

May 27, 2021

Thomas Clinton “T. C.” Campbell, 80, of Concord passed away Thursday, May 27, 2021 at home. He was the husband of Kaye Francis Campbell. T. C. was born in Nelson County, September 30, 1940, a son of the late Cam Campbell and Mendon Massie Cam...

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Walter Lester Pillow, Sr.

May 22, 2021

Walter Lester Pillow, Sr. 74 of Gladys, left his earthly home to be with his maker and finally reunited with his wife and daughter. He was the husband of the late Mary Garrett Pillow for 41 years. Mr. Pillow was born in Lynchburg, August 28, 1946...

Marlene Yvonne Carwile

May 16, 2021

Marlene Yvonne Carwile, 82, of Gladys passed away Sunday, May 16, 2021 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home. Ms. Carwile was born in Campbell County, January 23, 1939 daughter of the late John Harvey Carwile and Wadie Almond Carwile. She was a member ...

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...