Obituaries

Imogene Hamlett Scott

December 27, 2020

Imogene Hamlett Scott, 89, of Rustburg passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020 at The Elms of Lynchburg. Mrs. Scott was born in Charlotte County, July 16, 1931, a daughter of the late Daniel Lee Hamlett, Jr. and Pearl Imogene Hamlette Hamlett. S...

Christine Overstreet Compton

December 24, 2020

Christine Overstreet Compton, 87, of Lynchburg passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020 at the Accordius Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Edwin Compton. Mrs. Compton was born in Charlotte County, October 16, 1933 a daughter of the late J...

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Edward Franklin Lair

December 16, 2020

Edward Franklin Lair, 86, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on December 16, 2020, just one day before his birthday. He was the husband of the late Alice Louise Lair for 53 years. Mr. Lair was born on December 17, 1933, a so...

Sue Burton Scott

December 14, 2020

Sue Burton Scott, 94, of Gladys passed away Monday, December 14, 2020, at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late John Hudson Scott, Jr. Mrs. Scott was born in Halifax County, July 26, 1926, a daughter of the late Robert L...

Russell Melvin Tuck

December 14, 2020

Reverend Russell Melvin Tuck, 78, of Rustburg passed Monday, December 14, 2020 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Ladora Smith Tuck. Mr. Tuck was born in Halifax County, June 22, 1942, a son of the late Alfred Napoleon Tu...

Margaret Anderson "Peggy Rose" Woodell

December 12, 2020

Margaret Anderson Woodell, known as Peggy Rose of Brookneal, VA died on December 12th, 2020 at the age of 89. She was born on April 4th, 1931 in South Boston, VA. She was preceded in death by her parents Roy E. Anderson and Gertrude H. Anderson, ...

Anice Dalton Wright

December 11, 2020

Anice Dalton Wright, 94, of Brookneal passed away Friday, December 11, 2020 a home. She was the wife of the late Walter R. Wright. Mrs. Wright was born in High Point, N. C., December 12, 1925, a daughter of the late George N. Dalton and Evie Perk...

Mary Hines Parker

November 25, 2020

Mary Hines Parker, 90, of Nathalie passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. She was the wife of the late Samuel J. Parker. Mrs. Parker was born in Halifax County, January 17, 1930, daughter of the late ...

Annie B Speight

November 3, 2020

Annie B Speight,90, of Lynchburg passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at Liberty Ridge Pearls of Life. Annie was born in Wilson, N.C., August 2, 1930, daughter of the late Charlie Jasper Speight and Nettie Mae Eason Speight. She was a member o...

Jerry Thomas Rudd, Sr.

October 30, 2020

Jerry Thomas “Tommy” Rudd, Sr., 56, of Nathalie passed away Friday, October 30, 2020 at Duke University Hospital. Jerry was born in Halifax County, August 20, 1964, son of the late Charlie William Rudd and Barbara Francis Rudd. He was a mem...

Virginia Martin Womack

October 28, 2020

Virginia Martin Womack, 75, of Halifax passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at the Woodview. She was the wife of the late Harold Dean Womack. Mrs. Womack was born in Halifax County, April 10, 1945, a daughter of the late Leonard George Martin ...

Sandra Jackson Fay

October 22, 2020

Sandra Jackson Fay went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 22, 2020. She was the wife of Ronald Fay. Mrs. Fay was born in Campbell County, July 24, 1949, a daughter of the late Charlie Ray Jackson and Thelsie Rice Jackson. She was a long-t...

Estelle Woosley Childress

October 18, 2020

Estelle Woosley Childress, 93, of Nathalie passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020 at The Carrington in Lynchburg. She was the wife of the late Jack Lovelace Childress, Sr. Mrs. Childress was born in Halifax County, May 3, 1927, the daughter of the ...

George Irving Shumaker, Jr.

October 17, 2020

George Irving Shumaker, Jr., 70, of Brookneal passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020 at home. George was born in Farmville, June 29, 1950, the son of Josephine “Daisy” Harris Shumaker of Brookneal and the late George Irving Shumaker, Sr. He w...

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John C. Bullen, Jr.

October 17, 2020

John C. Bullen Jr., 89, of Glady passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Commonwealth Assisted Living, South Boston. John was born in Red Bay, Alabama on February 12, 1931, the son of the late John C. Bullen, Sr. and Helen Pilley Bullen. He was...

Janie Seamster Adkins

October 11, 2020

Janie Seamster Adkins, 87, of Brookneal passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. She was the wife first to the late Haywood Coates Seamster and second to the late Roy Adkins. Mrs. Adkins was born in Pittsyl...

Maxine Hunter Bentley-Martin

October 4, 2020

Maxine Hunter Bentley-Martin, 87, of Gladys passed away Sunday, October 4, 2020 at Accordius Health of Lynchburg. She was the wife first to the late Harvey M. “T” Bentley and second to the late Carlyle Martin. Maxine was born in Campbell Coun...

Dawn Renee Peak Mills

September 30, 2020

Dawn Renee Peak Mills, 37, of Lynchburg passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. Dawn was born in Lynchburg, October 8, 1982 a daughter of Glen Peak of Bedford and June Adkins Overstreet (Calvin) of Brookneal...

Edward Ray Angel

September 30, 2020

Edward Ray Angel, 59, of South Boston passed away September 30, 2020 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. He was the fiancé of Brenda Poole. Mr. Angel was born in Halifax County, December 31, 1960, a son of the late Willard Ray Angel and Addie ...

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Eldred Lee Milton

September 29, 2020

Eldred Lee "Jake" Milton, 101, of Phenix passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. He was the husband of the late Florence Moyer Milton. Mr. Milton was born in Charlotte County, July 18, 1919, a son of th...

Laverne Dale Britton

September 8, 2020

Laverne Dale Britton, 84, of Gladys passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Herman D. “Pete” Britton, Sr. Dale was born in Campbell County, November 23, 1935, a daughter of t...

Chrisine Puckett Fleshman

September 6, 2020

Christine Puckett Fleshman, 96, of Brookneal passed away Sunday, September 6, 2020 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Cuyler Hammond Fleshman. Mrs. Fleshman was born in Campbell County, October 18, 1923 daughter of...

Janice Berry Smith

August 31, 2020

Janice Berry Smith, 88, of Rustburg passed away Monday, August 31, 2020 at home. She was the wife of the late Guy A. Smith, Jr. USN retired. Mrs. Smith was born in Norfolk, April 1, 1932, daughter of the late James Thomas Berry and Edith Ray Berr...

Sharon Kay Murphy

August 18, 2020

Sharon Kay Murphy, 73, of Brookneal passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. Sharon was born in Dodgeville, Wis., a daughter of the late Paul A. Murphy, Jr. and Kathryn Gallagher Murphy. She was a legal secretary...

Larry Wayne Cowart, Sr.

August 14, 2020

Larry Wayne Cowart, Sr., 77, of Altavista passed to his heavenly home on Friday, August 14, 2020 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Carolyn Rosser Cowart for 31 years. Mr. Cowart was born in Campbell County, March 12, 194...