John "Dan" Daniel Smith

John “Dan” Daniel Smith, 87, of Lynchburg died Saturday August 1, 2015. He was the beloved husband to Stella Ferguson Smith of Lynchburg and father and friend. Dan was born February 16, 1928 in Bedford County a son of the late Daniel Moxley Sm...

Walter Henry Stinnett

Walter Henry Stinnett, 101, of Lynchburg, went home to be with his Lord and his beloved wife, Virginia Petts Stinnett, of 76 years on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Born July 30, 1913 in Buchanan, Va.; Walter was a son of the late Walter Eldridge and M...

Mabel Louise Alleman (Davis)

Mabel Alleman , 84, of Rustburg, died Wednesday, July 29, 2015.  She was the wife of Paul Simon  Alleman, for 62 years. Born Tuesday, September 02, 1930 in Chambersburg, PA, Mabel was a daughter of the late Luther Monroe Davis and the late Mae S...

Olaf Olev Kivistik

Olaf Olev Kivistik , 87, of Lynchburg, VA, died Monday, July 27, 2015.   Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg, is assisting the family....

Martha Dianne Austin (Leftwich)

Martha “Dianne” Leftwich Austin, 67 of Huddleston, went to be with her lord and savior on  Monday, July 27, 2015. She was born in Bedford on July 18, 1948. A daughter of the late Letcher Ralph “Bunt” Leftwich and Mary Elizabeth Bates Leftwic...

Elwood Franklin Magann

Elwood “Butch” Franklin Magann, of Lynchburg died Monday July 27, 2015 at his home, he was the devoted husband of Rachel Woody Magann. Butch was born in Lynchburg on August 7, 1946 a son of the late Frank Howard Magann and the late Ruby Viar M...

Lucy Mae Mays (Ashwell)

Lucy Ashwell Mays, 70, of Lynchburg, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 26, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents: Maggie and Marvin Ashwell, sisters: Sandra Ashwell and Patricia Prettyman. She is survived by a daughter, Robin Wi...

Ralph O. Powers

Ralph O. Powers, 85, of Hillman, Michigan, passed away July 26, 2015, at Alpena Regional Medical Center. Ralph was born on June 19, 1930, in Lynchburg, Virginia to the late Charlie T. Powers Sr. and Betty E. Powers. Ralph served honorably and with...

Doris Ann Baker (Culbreth)

Doris Ann Culbreth Baker, 80, of Lynchburg, died Saturday, July 25, 2015. She was the wife of the late Paul Gene Baker for 50 years. Born Thursday, July 1, 1935 in Parkton, N.C., Doris was a daughter of the late Bennie Taft Culbreth and the late N...

Paul Glenwood Mason

Paul Glenwood Mason, 91, of Lynchburg, Va., met his Savior face to face on Saturday, July 25, 2015. He was the loving husband of Eunice Daniel Mason for 67 years. Paul was born August 22, 1923, in Lynchburg, Va., a son of the late John B. Mason an...

Joyce June Beverlin (Watkins)

Joyce June Watkins Beverlin, 86, of Lynchburg, died July 25, 2015. Joyce was born in Ironton, Ohio on April 21, 1929, the daughter of the late Ernest Miles Watkins and Hilma Jones Watkins. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Harry Lee B...

Thomas Wayne Smith

 Thomas Wayne Smith, Sr., 75, of Amherst, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 23, 2015. He was the loving husband of Betty Phelps Smith. Born in Lynchburg on November 10, 1939, Wayne was a son of the late Roy Herbert Smith and Amanda Franc...

Ronald “Ronnie” Lee Thurman

Ronald “Ronnie” Lee Thurman passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015 at his home in Concord, Va. He was a former employee of Moore’s Electrical and Mechanical in Altavista and had a passion for working on anything with a motor. Ronnie was a lovin...

Alfred Thomas Oversteet

Alfred Thomas Overstreet, 87, of Springfield, VA passed away, Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at Bedford Memorial Hospital. Alfred was born on April 3, 1928 in Bedford County. He was a graduate of Montvale High School and attended Roanoke College. He ret...

Milton Reed Fore, Jr.

Milton Reed Fore, Jr., 71, of Concord, Va. went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. He was the devoted husband of Gloria Abbott Fore. He was born in Lynchburg, Va. on February 1, 1944, a son of the late...