Our Obituaries

Adelaide Beck Ray

January 6, 1932 - January 29, 2018

Adelaide Beck Ray, 86, of Rustburg passed away Monday, January 29, 2018, at her residence. She was the wife of the late Daniel Leotis Ray. Born January 6, 1932, in Rodney, MS, she was the daughter of the late Charles Earnest Beck, Sr. and the late Madie Winferd Youngblood Beck.Adelaide was homemaker and a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a...
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Linda Norberg Collins

July 2, 1940 - January 29, 2018

Linda N. Collins, 77, of Lynchburg passed away Monday, January 29, 2018, after a short stay in the care of hospice at the Guggenheimer Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Emory Malvin Collins. Born July 2, 1940, in Amherst County, she was the daughter of the late Leonard Erick Norberg, Jr. and the late Madeline McLane Norberg. Linda was a teller for Central Fidelity Bank for many years...
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George Sterling Wooldridge

September 29, 1936 - January 28, 2018

George Sterling Wooldridge, 81, of Rustburg, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the loving husband to Frances Ragland Wooldridge for sixty-three years.Born September 29, 1936 in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late Elick Zannie Wooldridge and Nannie Harris Wooldridge and was also preceded in death by a brother David Wooldridge and a sister, Margaret Ann...
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Steve Wayne Floyd

September 11, 1952 - January 24, 2018

Steve Wayne Floyd, Sr., age 65 of Concord, husband of Wanda Floyd, went to be with his Lord & Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, January 24, 2018He was born in Big Island on September 11, 1952, son of the late Raymond and Janie Floyd.Steve was a retired heavy equipment operator and a member of Yellow Branch Baptist Church. He loved the outdoors and his "Big Boy Toys".He was preceded in death by a...
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Harry Grady Hammock

April 5, 1932 - January 22, 2018

Harry Grady "Pete" Hammock, Sr., 85, of Lynchburg, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018 at his residence. He was the loving husband of the late Joann Stinnette Hammock.Born on April 5, 1932 in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late Timothy Reeves Hammock and the late Sue Campbell Hammock. Pete served our country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and retired from the U.S. Postal...
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Rick Albert Price

August 10, 1950 - January 19, 2018

Rick Albert Price, 67, of Forest, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018 at his residence. He was the devoted husband of Jeri Schultz Price for forty-one years. Born August 10, 1950 in Stromsberg, NE, he was the son of the late Goldie Price Jorgensen. Rick graduated from Kearney State College in Nebraska with a Master's Degree in Physics. He was a Technical Manager with Pancon Corporation and...
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Wesley Ray Tweedy

October 23, 1942 - January 18, 2018

Wesley Ray Tweedy, 75, of Gretna, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018 at his residence. Born October 23, 1942 in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late Charles Wesley and Martha Elizabeth Little Tweedy. He was a retired, self-employed truck driver and was of Baptist faith. Mr. Tweedy is survived by his daughter, Donna T. Carlton and husband Robert of Evington and two grandchildren,...
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Willie Jennings Callahan

March 13, 1931 - January 17, 2018

Willie Jennings Callahan, 86, of Lynchburg passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at her residence. Born March 13, 1931, in Naruna, she was the daughter of the late William Rosser Jennings and the late Faye Harris Jennings.Willie was a retired deli clerk for Express Lane and a member of Sharon United Methodist Church in Naruna.In addition to her husband and parents, Willie was preceded in...
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John Spencer Chandler

September 1, 1967 - January 14, 2018

John Spencer Chandler, Jr., 50 of Appomatox, VA passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Lynchburg General Hospital surrounded by his loved ones.John was born on September 1, 1967 in Binghamton, NY to the late John Spencer Chandler, Sr and Gerlinda "Linda" Irene Elliott Swansbrough. John passed in 2014 and Linda in 2016. He attended Cander High School, NY and worked as an...
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Kenneth Burton Crawford

January 19, 1962 - January 12, 2018

Kenneth Burton Crawford, age 55 of Rustburg passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018.He was born on January 19, 1962, in Bedford, to the late Eddie and Pearlina Crawford.Kenneth loved to go fishing and play cards with his family.He is survived by two children, Justin Thomas Crawford and Amber Dawn Crawford; his twin brother, Keith Vincent Crawford (Lisa); three additional brothers, Eddie T....
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Dorathye Evans Spence

November 24, 1929 - January 12, 2018

Dorathye Evans Spence, 88, of Dry Fork, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018 at the Danville Regional Medical Center. Born on November 24, 1929 in Pedlar Mills, Amherst County, she was the daughter of the late Aubrey Bascomb Evans and the late Alice Maddox Evans. Dorathye retired from the public school system after 41 years of service. She taught in Rockbridge County, Bedford County,...
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Eunice G. Ewing

May 22, 1924 - January 11, 2018

Eunice Mae Ewing, 93, of Lynchburg, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Lynchburg General Hospital. Born on May 22, 1924 in St. Louis, MO, she was the daughter of the late Johnie Homer Givens and Edith Alice Roenfeldt Givens. Eunice retired from Federal Pacific Electric and worked part-time at H & R Block. She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.In addition to her parents and...
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Paul Lyman Jones

March 23, 1939 - January 10, 2018

Paul Lyman Jones, age 78 of Lynchburg, Va. passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.He was born on March 23, 1939 in Brattleboro, VT, son of the late Clyde and Olive Jones. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth Brown.Paul was a retired heavy machine operator for the town of Newfane, VT and was a former fire chief with the East Dover, VT Volunteer Fire...
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Walter Thomas Nichols

April 9, 1934 - January 10, 2018

Walter Thomas "Tommy" Nichols, Jr. 83, of Altavista passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at his residence. Born in Lynchburg, April 9, 1934, he was the son of the late Walter Thomas Nichols and Maggie Gertrude 'Gertie" Smith Nichols. Tommy proudly served his country in the US Marine Corps and was the retired owner and operator of Imported Auto Parts. He was a life member of the Campbell...
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Charlotte Elliott Irby

August 5, 1932 - January 10, 2018

Charlotte Elliott Irby, 85, of Winfall passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the loving wife of the late Luther "Pete" Irby, Sr. having spent many hours helping him correct the "quarter of an inch" a board was off. Born on August 05, 1932, in Riceville, VA, she was the daughter of the late P.A. and Marion Elliott. Charlotte or "Moma Shot" as she was...
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Carey Lynch Arthur

September 16, 1926 - January 9, 2018

Carey Lynch Arthur, 91, of Spout Spring passed away Tuesday, January 09, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Betty Mae Field Arthur.Born in Coleman Falls, September 16, 1926, he was the son of the late Lewis Conway Arthur and Nellie Gray Mitchell Arthur. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and served during WWII on CV 13 USS Franklin aircraft carrier and was retired from General...
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Elizabeth Ann Small

June 30, 1945 - January 9, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Whitten Timberlake Chapel, Lynchburg, VA.
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Mary Teresa Layne

May 4, 1934 - January 8, 2018

Mary Teresa Layne, 83 of Moneta lifted up to be with her Father on Monday, January 8, 2018 at her home.She was born on May 4, 1934 in Lynchburg, daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Layne.She was preceded in death by a son, Danny Brunk as well as two brothers and one sister.She is survived by four children, Sylvia Tolley (Chuck), Veda Farrar (Mark), Gloria Lewis (Ron) and Randall Brunk (Travis);...
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Corene Claudia Sabol

August 20, 1925 - January 8, 2018

Corene Claudia Sabol, 92, of Lynchburg, passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the loving wife of Thomas E. Sabol.Born on August 20, 1925 in Bartlesville, OK, she was the daughter of the late William Raymond Murphy and the late Claudia Hall Murphy. Corene was a faithful member of Holy Cross Catholic Church and enjoyed walking the track with her friends and...
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Julie Gayle Russell

February 8, 1943 - January 7, 2018

Julie Gayle Russell, 74, of Evington, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018 in Lynchburg.She was the daughter of the late Gerald Ronald Russell and Kathryn Bailey Russell.Funeral services are private.
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Clarence Edward Harris

February 10, 1927 - January 6, 2018

Clarence Edward Harris, 90, of Lynchburg passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018, at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Helen Hall Harris. Born February 10, 1927, in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late Sterling Franklin Harris, Sr. and the late Ora Lawhorne Harris.Clarence was a retired scale operator for the Lynchburg Foundry Company, where he served for 30 years and...
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Joan Patricia Evans

August 2, 1939 - January 6, 2018

Joan Patricia Evans, 78, passed away Saturday, January 06, 2018, at her residence in Forest. She was the wife of the late James Howard Evans, Jr. She was born August 2, 1939, in Crumpler, WV, to the late Charles Bascum Jones and the late Ibiline Meadows Jones.Joan was a fulltime homemaker, a loving daughter, wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother.In addition to her husband and...
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Terrell Kee Foster

July 28, 1952 - January 4, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Whitten Timberlake Chapel, Lynchburg, VA.
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Jessie James Ashby

July 19, 1940 - January 3, 2018

Jessie James Ashby, Sr., 77, of Rustburg, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at his residence. He is survived by the love of his life of twenty-seven years, Betty Campbell Massie. Born July 19, 1940 in Amelia, he was the son of the late Willie James and Ethel King Ashby and was also preceded in death by two brothers, Frank J. Ashby and John D. Ashby and two sisters, Shirley Ashby and Hazel...
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Alice Bragg Campbell

January 4, 1949 - January 2, 2018

Alice Bragg Campbell, 68, of Evington, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. She was born on January 4, 1949, in Lynchburg, Va., to the late John Edward Bragg and the late Mamie Josephine Bragg Bryant. She was married to her lifelong, loving and devoted husband, Murrell Campbell for 50 years and now joins him to walk through Heavens Gates together for eternity.She was a graduate...
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Mary Harris Stinnett

March 22, 1947 - January 2, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Whitten Timberlake Chapel, Lynchburg, VA.
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Anna Mae Davis Lipscomb

September 15, 1927 - January 1, 2018

Anna Mae Davis Lipscomb, 90, of Lynchburg passed away Monday, January 1, 2018, at the residence of her son. She was the wife of the late Arthur Lee Lipscomb. Born September 15, 1927, in Lynchburg, she was the daughter of the late John Wiley Davis, Sr. and the late Lockie Mae Dinkins Davis.Anna was a retired secretary for GE and B&W, and was a member of Hyland Heights Baptist Church.In addition...
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David Lee Hooper

October 17, 1931 - December 28, 2017

David Lee Hooper, 86, of Forest, passed away Thursday, December 28, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of 61 years to Levon P. Hooper. Born on October 17, 1931 in Tuckasegee, NC to the late Dexter Hooper and Faye Hooper. He was also preceded in death by a brother, sister and a great granddaughter.David was a decorated Veteran of the United States Airforce, an entrepreneur,...
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Raleigh Elmore Worsham

July 5, 1923 - December 27, 2017

Raleigh Elmore Worsham, 94, of Westminster Canterbury passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2017. Born in Martinsville, July 5, 1923, he was the son of the late Jip Y. Worsham and Lucy Ellen Gallaher Worsham. One brother, William T. Worsham and one sister, Elsie Worsham Creasy also preceded him in death.He is survived by his wife, Audrey Crawford Worsham; two sons, R. Elroy Worsham and his wife...
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Ruby Farnsworth Snyder

July 1, 1923 - December 26, 2017

Ruby Farnsworth Snyder, 94, of Lynchburg, widow of Clarence Preston Snyder, passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital.Born on July 1, 1923 in Amelia County, daughter of the late Charles Byron Farnsworth and Nettie Gay Farnsworth. Ruby was retired from General Electric where she worked in the assembly room. She loved to garden, take care of flowers, crochet blankets and...
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G. Murrell Campbell

October 10, 1946 - December 25, 2017

G. Murrell CampbellGeorge Murrell Campbell, 71, of Evington, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 25, 2017. He was born on October 10, 1946 in Lynchburg, VA to the late Hiram Turner Campbell and the late Ruby Legolden Slough Campbell. He was married to his lifelong, loving and devoted wife, Alice Bragg Campbell for 50 years. Christmas is the most special day out of the whole year and God...
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Ronald Ernest Lee

September 14, 1935 - December 23, 2017

Ronald Ernest Lee, 82, of Lynchburg died Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Guggenheimer Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of the late Rebecca Conner Lee. He was born September 14, 1935 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the son of the late Donald Nash Lee, Sr. and Marguerite McNeely Lee. He proudly served eight years active and reserve duty in the US Navy, was a member of Fort Hill United...
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Betty Loraine Caithness

January 29, 1941 - December 21, 2017

Betty Caithness, 76, of Forest passed away Thursday, December 21, 2017, at her residence. She was the wife of the late Christopher Arthur Caithness. Born January 29, 1941, in Dekalb, IL, she was the daughter of the late Bernard Anderson and the late Esther Bennett Anderson. Betty was a retired, self-employed artist. She was a loving daughter, wife, mother, sister and grandmother.Betty is...
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James Burton Reynolds

October 16, 1940 - December 19, 2017

James Burton "J.B." Reynolds, 77, of Lynchburg, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at his residence. He was the devoted husband of Barbara Miear Reynolds for forty-nine years. Born October 16, 1940 in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late Earnest Burton Reynolds and Madeline Foster Reynolds and was also preceded in death by his brother, Horace Reynolds. He was the retired owner & operator...
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David Owen Bower

February 27, 1964 - December 11, 2017

David Owen Bower, 53, of Lynchburg, passed away on Monday, December 11, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital, after a short battle with cancer. He was the loving husband of Robin Kidd Bower for 31 years.Born on February 27, 1964 in Lynchburg, he was the son of Peggy Gaddy Kirkpatrick and the late Dennis Lee Bower. David worked for Printworks and loved his job and co-workers. He also enjoyed...
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Luther Page Staton

July 18, 1934 - December 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Whitten Timberlake Chapel, Lynchburg, VA.
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Wayne Boyd Wright

February 6, 1943 - December 9, 2017

Wayne Boyd Wright, 74, of Lynchburg passed away Saturday, December 9, 2017, at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of 51 years to Donna Harris Wright. Born February 6, 1943, in Lynchburg, he was the oldest son of the late Clayton Leroy Wright and the late Violet Freeman Wright.Wayne served in the U.S. Army for 3 years, and retired from GE-Ericsson-Tyco with 40 years of service.In...
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Hughla James McDowell

September 9, 1964 - December 8, 2017

Hughla James McDowell, age 53 of Ashboro, NC passed away Friday, December 8, 2017 at his residence.He was born in Winchester on September 9, 1964, son of Arranna Mae McDowell and the late Fred C. McDowell.He was employed as a Karate Teacher and was an 8th degree black belt in Karate as well as being a 2nd degree black belt in Aikido.In addition to his mother, he is survived by a brother, Russell...
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Charles Henry Carwile

March 4, 1922 - December 7, 2017

Charles Henry Carwile, 95, of Lynchburg passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017, at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was born in Campbell County on March 4, 1922, to the late Charles Reese Carwile and the late Hilda Cardwell Carwile.Henry was an avid gardener who took great pleasure in raising vegetables and watermelons, and then sharing his bounty with everyone he knew. He was a lifelong member...
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Eunice Irby Dudley

August 13, 1930 - December 6, 2017

Eunice Dudley, at 87, passed to peaceful sleep in the Lord December 6th.Eunice was born in Halifax County, VA Aug 13th 1930. She was the daughter of William Millard Irby and Minnie Reid Irby.Eunice, being an active soul, was employed by Imperial Reading then went on to be a loving children's caregiver in her home prior to retiring. She had a thumb of emerald green loving to work her garden and...
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Fred Junior Richardson

June 30, 1925 - December 5, 2017

Fred Junior Richardson, 92, of Evington, passed on to Heaven on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. He was born the ninth of eleven children, in Buckingham County, to Martha Lillian Franklin Richardson and Archie Richardson. Fred was preceded in death by an infant son, Franklin Eugene, his parents, and his siblings. Fred is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 72 years, Susie Thompson Richardson...
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Gaynell D. Hulser

July 7, 1933 - December 5, 2017

Gaynell Divers Hulser, 84, of Lynchburg passed away Tuesday, December 05, 2017, at Lynchburg General Hospital. Twice married, she was the wife of the late William Curtis Warren and the late James Leonard Hulser. Born July 7, 1933, in Franklin County, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Izora Holland Divers and was also preceded in death by four brothers, Gerry, Dennis, Nolan, and...
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Patricia Ayers Johnson

February 20, 1944 - December 3, 2017

Patricia Ayers Johnson, 73, of Lynchburg passed away Sunday, December 3, 2017, at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of Woody Dillard Johnson. Born February 20, 1944, in Lynchburg, she was the daughter of the late Marion Marshall McCauley and the late Violet Lucille Phillips McCauley.Patricia was a retired receptionist for Hopkins Pediatrics and a member of Fairview Christian Church. ...
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Frances Knowles BROOKS

November 1, 1926 - December 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Whitten Timberlake Chapel, Lynchburg, VA.
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Frances K. Brooks

November 1, 1926 - December 1, 2017

Frances K. Brooks, 91 of Lynchburg passed away Friday, December 1, 2017. She was the widow of Clyde W. Brooks, Sr. to whom she was married for 73 years. She was born on June 12, 1926 in Lynchburg, daughter of the late Harry H. Knowles, Sr. and the late Nannie Francis Knowles.Frances was retired from Griffin Pipe Credit Union. After her retirement she and Clyde traveled extensively and spent...
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Viola Shores Pillow

July 7, 1927 - November 30, 2017

Viola Shores Massie Pillow, 90, of Evington went to be with her Lord Thursday, November 30, 2017 from her residence surrounded by her family.Born in Philadelphia, PA, July 7, 1927, she was the daughter of the late John Walter "Bud" Shores and Annie Cofflin Shores. Twice married, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Thomas Henry Massie and her second husband Lloyd Oscar Pillow.Viola...
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Valerie H. Tyree

December 25, 1965 - November 30, 2017

Valerie Howell Tyree, 51, of Rustburg, passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017, at Lynchburg General Hospital.Born on December 25, 1965, in Bedford County, she was the daughter of Nancy Brown Phelps and the late Samuel Howell. Valerie was employed at Liberty University as a compliance analyst. Her purpose in life was to serve and help others. Her smile was contagious and she touched everyone...
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Patricia Hall Caldwell

March 4, 1940 - November 28, 2017

Patricia Lee Hall Caldwell, 77 of Lynchburg, widow of Martin "Buck" Luther Caldwell, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017.She was born on March 4, 1940 in Lynchburg, a daughter of the late Herbert Marion Hall and the late Mazia Jordan Hall.In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters, Russell E. hall, James R. Hall, Edwin W. Hall, Kathleen...
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Tamra Elaine Pleger

December 25, 1958 - November 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Whitten Timberlake Chapel, Lynchburg, VA.
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Marvin Blane Greene

September 24, 1939 - November 24, 2017

Marvin Blane Greene, 78, of Evington, passed away Friday, November 24, 2017 at Avante of Lynchburg. He was the husband of Vivian Pribble Greene. Born September 24, 1939 in Watauga County, NC, he was the son of the late Albert C. and Alice Icenhour Greene. Mr. Greene was a retired brick mason. In addition to his wife, Mr. Greene is survived by a son, Mickey Lee Greene of Lawrenceville; a...
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Julian Leo Cawthorne

March 1, 1938 - November 23, 2017

Julian Leo Cawthorne, 79, of Lynchburg went to be with his Lord Thursday, November 23, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Patricia "Patsy" Cawthorne.Born in Appomattox, March 1, 1938 he was the son of the late James Daniel Cawthorne and Annie Wooldridge Cawthorne. Leo was retired from Lynchburg Foundry after 30 years of service and was a member of Marshall Lodge #39. He was a...
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William Leslie Barricks

December 5, 1928 - November 23, 2017

William Leslie "Billy" Barricks, Sr. 88, of Evington, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Marie Eubank Barricks. Born December 5, 1928 in Rustburg, he was the son of the late Joshua and Irene Westbrook Barricks and was also preceded in death by seven brothers; two sisters and a grandson, Branden Miller. Billy was a retired...
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Betty Harmon Wood

October 26, 1938 - November 22, 2017

Betty Harmon Wood, 79, of Rustburg passed away Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at Guggenheimer Nursing Home. She was the wife of 62 years to Ronald Eugene Wood. Born October 26, 1938, in Pamplin, she was the daughter of the late William Earl Harmon and the late Loveline Jamerson Harmon.Betty was a homemaker and a member of New Chapel Baptist Church. She loved to do knitting and go camping. ...
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Deronda Kaye Spiller

April 13, 1948 - November 21, 2017

Deronda Kaye Morris Spiller, 69, of Evington, passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Guggenheimer Nursing Home. She was the devoted wife of James T. "Tom" Spiller for forty-one years. Born April 13, 1948 in Lynchburg, she was the daughter of the late Wallace O. and Ann Wilson Morris. Deronda was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. In addition to her husband,...
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Grace Eagle Campbell

May 5, 1925 - November 19, 2017

Grace Eagle Campbell, 92, of Evington, passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017, at Lynchburg Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the loving wife of the late Kinkle Campbell.Born on May 5, 1925, in Appomattox County, she was the daughter of the late John Asa Eagle and the late Tencie Martin Eagle Jamerson. Grace retired from Craddock Terry Shoe Corporation and she enjoyed cross stitching,...
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Patsy W. Hooper

October 23, 1936 - November 16, 2017

Patsy Watson Hooper, 81, of Forest, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, November 16, 2017. She was the adored wife of the late Oliver Franklin "Frank" Hooper for 50 wonderful years.Born on October 2, 1936 in Salisbury, NC, she was the only child of the late Floyd and Nerine Watson. Patsy was a member of Calvary Baptist Church since 1971. Patsy was a graduate of Newport News High School and...
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Zachary Michael Davidson

January 20, 2003 - November 13, 2017

Zachary Michael Davidson, 14, of Rustburg, passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Born on January 20, 2003, in Lynchburg, he was the son of Michael and Crystal Epperson. Zachary was a student at the Laurel Regional Program and he enjoyed being outdoors. He could brighten up the room with his smile.In addition to his parents, Zachary is survived by his siblings,...
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Laymond Elsworth McFaden

April 11, 1928 - November 13, 2017

Laymond Elsworth McFaden, age 89 of Lynchburg passed away, Monday, November 13, 2017.He was born in Lynchburg on April 11, 1928, son of the late Arthur Jackson McFaden and the late Emma Chanault McFaden.Preceeding him in death were his former wife, Marian McFaden and a daughter, Glenda M. Tyree.He was retired from Truck Body Corporation and a member of River Church.Survivors include a daughter,...
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Jayne Marie McAninch

June 22, 1965 - November 10, 2017

Jayne Marie McAninch, 52, of Lynchburg passed away Friday, November 10, 2017, at her residence. Born June 22, 1965, in Kimball, NE, she was the daughter of Carol Nowark McAninch and the late Raymond Edward McAninch.Jayne was a security guard and a loving daughter, sister, aunt and friend.In addition to her mother, Jayne is survived by four siblings, Michael McAninch (Susan) of Goode, James...
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Ryan Wayne Wood

March 1, 2000 - November 9, 2017

Ryan Wayne Wood, 17, of Lynchburg, passed away Thursday, November 10, 2017. Born March 1, 2000 in Lynchburg, he was the son of Roger Lee and Kim Andresen Wood. Ryan was a Senior at Heritage High School. In addition to his parents, Ryan is survived by two brothers, J.R. Landrum of Concord and Robert Wood and wife Karen of Colorado Springs, CO; grandparents, Brenda and Michael Robertson of...
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Edith Marie Tyree

February 27, 1936 - November 9, 2017

Edith Marie Tyree, 81, of Forest, passed away Thursday, November 9, 2017 at her daughter's home in Lynchburg. She was the wife of the late Moses Odell Tyree. Born February 27, 1936 in Campbell County, she was the daughter of the late Hammond H. and Lense Marsh Miear and was also preceded in death by three sisters, Eula Mae Witt, Dorothy Miear, and Geneva Maddox and four brothers, Chuck, Buck,...
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Henry Samuel Angus

April 2, 1929 - November 6, 2017

Henry Samuel "Jack" Angus, 88, of Lynchburg, passed away Monday, November 6, 2017 at his residence. He was the husband of the late Lavita Cash Angus. Born April 2, 1929 at Crawley's Creek in Amherst County, he was the son of the late Henry Bargiman Angus and Ruby Stratton Angus and was also preceded in death by a son, Reginald Angus; and two sisters, Mary A. McGuire and Roselle A. Martin. Jack...
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Shirley Cox Wood

March 12, 1935 - November 5, 2017

Shirley Cox Franklin Wood, 82, of Lynchburg, died Sunday, November 5, 2017, at Runk & Pratt of Forest. Twice married she is the wife of Kenneth Murray Wood and the widow of William Coty Franklin.Born in Lynchburg, she is the daughter of the late John Henry Cox and the late Grace Spradlin Cox. In addition to her parents and her first husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Barbara C....
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Alfred Richard Caudill

May 17, 1928 - October 31, 2017

Alfred Richard Caudill, 89, was called home on October 31, 2017. His Christian beliefs removed all fear for leaving life on earth to enter his eternal home. He was born on May 17, 1928 in Fort Thomas, Kentucky. He moved to the Lynchburg area at a young age and resided in the New London area of Campbell County. He was the eighth child of the late William W. and Millie Maureen (Smith) Caudill...
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Edgar Franklin Allen

May 5, 1930 - October 28, 2017

Edgar Franklin Allen, 87, of Lynchburg, passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Patricia Gaddis Allen. Born May 5, 1930 in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late Lester Clifford Allen and Vermont Brooks Loving. Mr. Allen was retired from Walgreens Pharmacy and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, where he served during the Korean War. He...
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Martha Jane Callahan Mason

April 7, 1923 - October 26, 2017

Martha Jane "Janie" Callahan Mason, 94, of Altavista passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017, at the Autumn Care Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late James William Mason. Born April 7, 1923, in Campbell County, she was the daughter of the late William Tarry Callahan and the late Matilda Jane (Pribble) Callahan. Janie was a homemaker and a member of Salem United Methodist Church. In...
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Phyllis Smith Peters

April 7, 1946 - October 25, 2017

Phyllis Smith Peters, 71, of Lynchburg, passed away Wednesday, October 25, 2017. She was the wife of the late Warren Owen Peters, Sr. Born April 7, 1946 in Lynchburg, she was the daughter of the late Alfred Presley Smith and Gladys Shaner Smith. Phyllis was the last Welcome Wagon Lady of Lynchburg. Thanks to her work, new arrivals to the city were greeted with a friendly face and gifts from...
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Robert Alan Luell

August 19, 1930 - October 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Whitten Timberlake Chapel, Lynchburg, VA.
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Ralph Michael Wisniewski

September 29, 1929 - October 19, 2017

Ralph Michael Wisniewski, 88, of Lynchburg, Virginia, passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Westminster Canterbury. He was the husband of Bruna V. Wisniewski.Born September 29, 1929 in Edwardsville, PA, he was the son of the late Joseph and Anna Woznock Wisniewski. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Florence W. Wyce, Helen W. Hydock, and Gertrude W. Dukus and two brothers Joseph and...
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Mary Barnes Stauber

August 27, 1929 - October 18, 2017

Mary Ellen Stauber, 88, of Lynchburg, widow of James Delbert Stauber, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and was rejoined with her beloved husband, Wednesday, October 18, 2017. Mary was a long time Sunday school teacher at Thomas Road Baptist Church, and retired from the Call Center at Liberty University. She is survived by her children, Bonnie Harper, Thomas W. Stauber, Lisa...
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Phillip Earl Wright

May 19, 1940 - October 17, 2017

Phillip E. Wright, 77, of Forest, passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Runk and Pratt Liberty Ridge. He was the beloved husband of Evelyn "Evie" Sullivan Wright.Born on May 19, 1940 in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late Ernest and Dorris Wright. Phillip retired from General Electric and Ericsson after 37 years of service. He enjoyed going to flea markets, woodworking, and bird...
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Ralph Lawrence Hollifield

December 3, 1930 - October 17, 2017

Ralph Lawrence Hollifield, 86, of Lynchburg, passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Ralph was the son of the late Floyd and Madge Hollifield of Marion, NC. He was preceded in death by his brother, Ricky Dale Hollifield.Ralph is survived by his wife, Kitty Dallas Hollifield; two daughters, Kim Brown and husband Mike and Kelly Allamong and husband Keith;...
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Suzanne Paduano Conway

December 6, 1956 - October 16, 2017

Suzanne Conway, 60, of Lynchburg, passed away at her home suddenly on Monday, October 16, 2017. She was born December 6, 1956 in Brockport, NY to Henry Paduano and Sue Garner. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Stefania and Charles Paduano; her father Henry Paduano; and her god son/nephew Stephen Smith. After Suzanne graduated from Towson State University she went to work for Calvert...
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Karen Jane Danos

May 2, 1959 - October 16, 2017

Karen Jane Torbert Danos was born on Tuesday, May 12, 1959 and passed away on Monday, October 16, 2017 at the age of 58.She was married to her best friend and partner in life, Michael J. Danos. They were married 40 years.She is survived by 3 sons, Andrew M. Danos of Charlotte, NC, Ian F. Danos of Rustburg and Schuyler R. Danos of Lynchburg; her mother, Edith Cavin Torbert Barbour and stepfather,...
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Marjorie N. Martin

September 6, 1938 - October 12, 2017

Marjorie Nickerson Martin, 79, of Lynchburg, passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Guggenheimer Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late James Isiah Martin, Sr. Born September 6, 1938 in Bedford County, she was the daughter of the late Charles Augustus and Arra Radford Nickerson and was also preceded in death by eleven siblings. She was retired from the Lynchburg News & Advance. Mrs...
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Chapman Jones Harris

February 5, 1928 - October 12, 2017

Chapman Jones "Chippy" Harris, 89, of Evington died Thursday, October 12, 2017, at his residence. He was the husband of the late Gaynell Watts Harris.Born in Appomattox, he is the son of the late Charles Randolph Harris and the late Mary Marsh Harris. In addition to his wife and his parents, he was preceded in death by two grandsons, Cory Mitchell and Jacob Anderson; five brothers and four...
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Rachel Miles Hollie

September 15, 1941 - October 9, 2017

Rachel Miles Hollie, 76, of Lynchburg, formerly of Nathalie (Halifax County), passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 at Avante at Lynchburg. She was the wife of Eugene Dotson Hollie for almost fifty years. Born September 15, 1941 in Halifax County, she was the daughter of the late Willie Hunter Miles and Arie Waller Miles and was also preceded in death by her sister, Doris M. Clay. Mrs. Hollie...
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Lois West Trent

April 12, 1921 - October 8, 2017

Lois Amelia West Trent of Lynchburg died Sunday, October 08, 2017 at the Summit. She was the wife of the late Arnold A. Trent.Born in Campbell County April 12, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John R. West. She was a member of Evington United Methodist Church.In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by three brothers, Carl West, James West, and John West as well...
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Alfred Ray Mawyer

February 2, 1930 - October 3, 2017

Alfred Ray Mawyer, 87, of Lynchburg, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Betty Ayers Mawyer.Born in Lynchburg, February 2, 1930, he was the son of the late Alfred L. Mawyer and Sarah Elizabeth Clemmons Mawyer. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and was the retired owner/operator of A. Ray...
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James Dallas Corwin

August 25, 1937 - October 2, 2017

James Dallas Corwin, 80 of Lynchburg passed away peacefully Monday, October 02, 2017 at his home.James was born in Sunbury, OH, son of the late Joel F. Corwin and Victoria F. Corwin.In addition to his wife, Marsha R. Corwin, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Aaron Ellis and recently by his "best dog he ever had", Happy. James was the last living of five children.James became a...
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Mary Douglas Gray

June 23, 1927 - October 2, 2017

Mary Douglas Smith Gray, 90, of Lynchburg passed away Monday, October 2, 2017. Born in Abingdon, VA, June 23, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Taylor G. Smith and Ruby Steele Smith and was preceded in death by her husband Burrill M. Gray and her sister Elizabeth Keele Smith Lynch. Mary's endless selflessness can be seen in all aspects of her life and those of others. She was a loving,...
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John Richard Roberts

January 6, 1930 - September 29, 2017

John Richard Roberts, 87, of Lynchburg passed away Friday, September 29, 2017, at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Eileen Dreitlein Roberts. Born January 6, 1930, in Utica, NY, he was the son of the late John Roberts and the late Hazel Owen RobertsJohn was a security guard for Trans America Securities. He was a loving son, husband, father, brother and grandfather.In addition...
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John Walker Duval

October 10, 1927 - September 29, 2017

John Walker "Buck" Duval, 89, of Forest, passed away on Friday, September 29, 2017 at his residence. He was the loving husband of the late Evelyn "Boots" Duval for 58 years.Born on October 10, 1927 in Forest, he was the son of the late William B. Duval, Sr. and the late Mabel Sibert Duval. Buck was the co-owner of Duval Auto Parts and was a lifetime member of the Forest Volunteer Fire...
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Wayne Lynn Johnson

August 17, 1954 - September 29, 2017

Wayne Lynn Johnson, 63, of Lynchburg passed away Friday, September 29, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Mary Laird Johnson.Born in Lock Haven, PA, he was the son of Louise Haagen Johnson of Beech Creek, PA and the late Harold Johnson. In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by one son, Jeremy Clark and his fiancé Amanda Rogers of Lynchburg; two brothers, Barry Johnson and wife...
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Muriel Cowart

November 11, 1924 - September 28, 2017

Muriel Faler Cowart, 92, passed away September 28, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Leonard L. and Grace Metzner Faler of Spokane, Washington. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by the Love of her life, Jesse Allen Cowart, Sr.; her sister, Helen Cable; two daughters-in-law, Vanessa K. Cowart and Robin R. Cowart and two great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Cowart is...
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Amanda Renee Jenkins

June 10, 1988 - September 25, 2017

Amanda Renee Jenkins, 29, of Evington, passed away Monday, September 25, 2017 at her residence. Born June 10, 1988 in Winchester, VA, she is survived by her mother, Rita S. McCaughtry and husband John of Riverside, CA and her father, Ronald Ray Jenkins and wife Deborah of Whitman, MA. Amanda is also survived by two daughters, Trinity Jenkins of Concord and Tiearra Jenkins of Lynchburg; one...
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Ann Marie Myers

July 10, 1958 - September 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Whitten Timberlake Chapel, Lynchburg, VA.
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Ruby Edith Reynolds Mason

September 1, 1937 - September 25, 2017

Ruby Edith Reynolds Mason, 80, of Altavista passed away Monday, September 25, 2017, at the residence of her daughter. Born September 1, 1937, in Pittsylvania County, she was the daughter of the late James Lester Reynolds and the late Annie Harris Reynolds.Ruby was a retired furniture repair technician for Lane Company, where she served for 30 years. She was a member of Moneta Church of God of...
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Elmer Steele Pollard

November 11, 1951 - September 23, 2017

Elmer Steele Pollard, Jr., 65, of Evington passed away of natural causes Saturday, September 23, 2017, at his residence. Born November 11, 1951, in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late Elmer Steele Pollard, Sr. and the late Ruby Pearl Bryant Pollard.Steele was a loving son, brother, uncle and friend.Steele is survived by six siblings, Craig Pollard of Evington, Nedra Marinshaw of Danville, CA,...
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Benjamin Colvin Horsley

June 14, 1921 - September 22, 2017

Benjamin Colvin Horsley also known as Tolly, age 96 of Lynchburg passed away Friday, September 22, 2017 at Virginia Baptist Hospital.Benjamin was born in Appomattox County, son of the late Benjamin A. Horsley and Lillian M. Horsley.In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters, Thomas Abbitt Horsley, Bertrand A. Horsley, Ray Horsley, Geneva H. Childress,...
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Jack Allan Dalton

March 1, 1963 - September 17, 2017

Jack Allan Dalton age 54 of Lynchburg, passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017.He was the son of the late Clyde and Nellie Dalton.Survivors include two daughters, Randi Franklin and husband Gregg and Angel Dalton; two brothers Clyde W. Dalton and wife Diane, Jerry Dalton and wife Pam; two sisters, Carolyn Hart and husband Richard and Donna Wright; two grandchildren, Trinity Dalton and Jasmine...
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Alfred Marion Parsell

January 26, 1925 - September 17, 2017

Alfred Marion Parsell (known by all as Gran or Gran Gran), 92, of Lynchburg passed away peacefully on September 17, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He is now reunited with the love of his life, June M. Parsell. He was the son of Earnest & Vera Parsell. Alfred is survived by his daughter Carolyn Mahone; four grandchildren, Sherry Sale and her husband Alan,...
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Michael Haywood Layne

February 8, 1952 - September 16, 2017

Michael Haywood Layne, 65, of Lynchburg, passed away peacefully, Saturday, September 16, 2017.Born February 8, 1952 in Lynchburg, he was the son of Peggy Knowles Layne of Lynchburg and the late Mott Haywood Layne. Michael was a Product manager with American Hofmann and a longtime local musician.In addition to his mother, Michael is survived by his daughter, Jaime Marie Layne of Lynchburg; two...
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Reuben Earl Lindsay

June 25, 1931 - September 15, 2017

Reuben Earl Lindsay, 86, of Lynchburg passed away Friday, September 15, 2017, at Lynchburg General Hospital surrounded by his family. He was a husband of Cornelia Burnette Lindsay. Born June 25, 1931, in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late A.F. Lindsay and the late Anna Raasch Lindsay.Earl retired from Craddock Terry as a pattern maker, where he served for 42 years. He was currently employed...
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Louise H. Palmateer

April 25, 1929 - September 15, 2017

Louise H. Palmateer, 88, of Lynchburg, passed away Friday, September 15, 2017 at Guggenheimer Nursing Home.Born April 25, 1929 in Lynchburg, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Cornelius Wilson and Madie Brooks Wilson and was also preceded in death by her son, Joseph L. Palmateer, Jr.; two brothers, Jack Wilson and Marvin Wilson and three sisters, Gladys W. Hanks, Virginia W. Shepherd, and...
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John Michael Anderson

August 20, 1968 - September 14, 2017

John Michael Anderson, 49, of Forest, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Calli W. Anderson.Born in Lynchburg, August 20, 1968, he was the son of Jeri K. Anderson of Forest and the late Crantford V. "Andy" Anderson, Jr.John was the owner and operator of Anderson Concrete Finishing, Inc. and was a member of Hyland Heights Baptist Church. He loved...
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Ethel Hardy Powers

October 11, 1927 - September 13, 2017

Ethel Hardy Powers, 89, of Lynchburg, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at The Elms in Lynchburg. She was the wife of the late Elton Owen Powers. Born October 11, 1927 in Danville, Ethel was the daughter of the late Jesse Howard Hardy and Ida Summerlin Hardy and was also preceded in death by a brother, Jesse H. Hardy and a sister, Nellie H. Thompson. She was retired from Leggett / Belk...
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William Edward White

March 5, 1928 - September 10, 2017

William Edward White, 89, recently of Raleigh, NC and previously of Tucson, AZ, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at his daughter's residence, surrounded by family. He was the loving husband of Alice Corcoran White.Born on March 5, 1928 in Geneseo, NY, he was the son of the late Norman White and the late Minnie Bastian White. Bill graduated from the University of Buffalo and served...
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Mae Webb Wright

October 22, 1919 - September 9, 2017

Mae Webb Turner Wright, 97, of Rustburg, passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Liberty Ridge Health and Rehab. She was the loving wife of the late Lewis Edward Turner, Sr. and the late James Mason Wright.Born on October 22, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Oris James Webb, Sr. and the late Myrtle Jefferson Webb. Mae retired from Craddock-Terry Shoe Company after 41 years of...
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Lisa Gay Price

January 4, 1965 - September 6, 2017

Lisa Gay Johnson Price, 52, of Gladys, passed away on Wednesday, September, 6, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the loving wife of the late Russell Eugene Price.Born on January 4, 1965 in Lynchburg, she was the daughter of the late Nelson M. Johnson and the late Mary Ann Johnson. Lisa graduated from Phillips Business College and then went to work for Nationwide for 10 years....
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