Walter Laird Sykes

Walter Laird Sykes, Jr., 76, of Lynchburg, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. He was the love of Susan B. Sykes’ life for thirty-five years. Walter was born on March 14, 1939, in Philadelphia, Penn., to the late Walter Laird Sykes, Sr. and ...

Evelyn Coleman Glass

Evelyn Coleman Glass, 95, of Lynchburg, died Tuesday May 19, 2015. She was the loving wife of the late Charlie Lewis Glass. Evelyn was born on October 11, 1919, in Lynchburg, a daughter of the late Frank Lester Coleman and the late Eva Bryant Cole...

Milton Samuel Ridgeway

Milton Samuel Ridgeway, 71, of Rustburg, VA, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015. He was the husband of Glenda Faye Chambers Ridgeway of 50 years. Born Friday, December 10, 1943 in Chattanooga, TN, Milton was a son of the late Arthur L. Ridgeway and the la...

Ruth Koehn Harrison

Ruth Koehn Harrison, 78, of Lynchburg, died Monday, May 18, 2015.  She was born December 29, 1936, in Marion, South Dakota, a daughter of the late Tobias Jacob Koehn and Emma Schmidt Koehn. Ruth earned her first Bachelor of Arts from Grace Bible ...

Alisha Renee Downin

Alisha Renee Downin, 41, of Bedford passed away Monday, May 18, 2015.  She was the fiancé of Kevin Furber. Born November 5, 1973, she was a daughter of Landon Knight, and Larri Prosser Knight. Alisha is also survived by the light of her life,...

Mary Frances Drumheller (Shifflet)

Mary Frances Shifflet (Shifty) Drumheller, age 86, of Lynchburg, went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 18, 2015. Born July 2, 1928 in Covington, VA daughter of the late George Washington Shifflet and Carrie Rose Shifflet. Wife of the late James ...

Albert Cletus Hicks

Albert Cletus “A.C.” Hicks, Jr., age 72, of Rustburg passed away Sunday, May 17, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents A.C. Hicks, Sr. and Katherine Tinnell Hicks. He was a United States Army Veteran and retired owner and operator of H...

Ann Campbell Howard

Ann Campbell Howard, 87, of Lynchburg died Sunday May 17, 2015.  She was the wife of the late Dr. Lawrence Max Howard, Jr. Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg, is assisting the family....

Norman "Squid" Snead Throckmorton

Norman "Squid" Snead Throckmorton, 63, of Lynchburg, died Sunday, May 17, 2015. He was the husband of the late Gail Blair Throckmorton. Squid was born November 15, 1951, in Halifax County, Virginia, a son of Althea Snead Throckmorton of Calera, Al...

Ann Campbell Howard

Ann Campbell Howard, 87, of Lynchburg died Sunday May 17, 2015. She was the wife of the late Dr. Lawrence Max Howard, Jr. Ann died as she lived, with hope and joy and in the presence of family and friends whom she loved. Ann was a remarkable mothe...

Joan Marie Castellon (Bruning)

Joan Marie Bruning Castellon, 80, of Moneta, died Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Philip Henry Castellon. Born December 20, 1934 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, she was a daughter of the late, Walter ...

Audrey Lynn Phelps

Audrey Lynn Phelps, 57, of Lynchburg, passed away on Friday, May 15, 2015. Audrey was born in Lynchburg on October 25, 1957, to the late June Mason Mayberry and the late Milton Mayberry. She was a loving mother and grandmother, and spent her life ...

Teresa Lynn Pierce (Carwile)

Teresa Lynn Carwile Pierce, 42 of Lynchburg, died  peacefully at her home Friday, May 15, 2015. She was born in Lynchburg on October 16, 1972 a daughter of Daniel B. Carwile of Concord and Veronica Brown, of Rustburg. In addition to her parent...

Frances Ruth Saunders (Hendrick)

Frances Ruth Hendrick Saunders, from Bedford, went into the arms of her Heavenly Father May 15, 2015. She was the wife of the late Joseph James Saunders, Jr. Born January 29, 1918 in Roanoke, VA, she was a daughter of the late Thurston Woody Hendr...

Rose Marie Farrar (Bucar)

Rose Marie (Bucar) Farrar (62) of Moneta, Virginia, passed away on May 15 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. An enthusiastic advocate of everything she did, Rose Marie left the world a better place than she found it. Rose Marie was ...