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Carl Torbjörn Resele-Tidén, 93, died on Friday August 8, 2014 at Virginia Baptist Hospital in Lynchburg, Virginia. He was born in Skyttorp, Sweden to the late Carl Abraham Resele-Tidén, and Agda Augusta Gustafsson on December 28, 1920. Carl loved to travel.  He left Sweden at the age of 27 and came to the United States – where he lived in…
Marion Louise Caldwell Weaver, beloved wife of D. Bruce Weaver for sixty-three years, passed into Glory at her home on August 27, 2014. Born on February 2, 1929 in Conestoga, Pennsylvania, she was the eighth of nine children to Blaine and Grace Caldwell.             She is survived by a son, Greg Weaver and his wife, Clare of Lynchburg, a daughter,…
Nellie Sarah Brabant of Bedford, Virginia, passed away August 25, 2014, at her residence at the age of 90. Nellie was born in Point Pleasant, NJ. She is survived by a sister, Edith Kolivaski, two sons, Joseph Edward Tilton and Richard Kenneth Kierstead, three daughters, Linda Sue Tilton, Gloria Jean Kierstead, and Nellie Sarah Landes, and numerous grandchildren. She was…
Robert G. Burnette, Jr. passed away August 27, 2014 at his home after a courageous and long battle with cancer. Born August 1, 1938, son of Robert Gordon and Bessie Overstreet Burnette. He attended Brookhill School and graduated in 1957 from New London Academy. He was employed with C&P Telephone Company, later Verizon, right out of High School. He continued…
Shirley Curd Powell, 77, passed away at Guggenheimer Nursing Home in Lynchburg, VA on Saturday, August 23, 2014 after a seven month battle with cancer. Mrs. Powell was born in Monroe Virginia March 23, 1937 to Haywood Lee Curd and Sadie Katherine Hume Curd. She is survived by her children, Katherine Iseman Grinstead (Donald) of Stuarts Draft, Va; Kevin Staples…
Doris Jean Shelton Davidson, 86, long-time resident of Gretna,VA, died August 27, 2014 at The Oaks of Lynchburg. Since early 2012 she resided at The Oaks and greatly enjoyed The Oaks' Staff, serenity and care. The Family wants to also give special thanks to the Centra Hospice Staff and Harmon Eye Center. Born September 30, 1927, she was the daughter…
Gladys Torrence Fix, 87, of Lynchburg died Tuesday August 26, 2014. She was the loving wife of the late Robert Henry Fix. Gladys was born December 5, 1926 in Campbell County a daughter of the late Willie Davis Torrence and Esther Tweedy Torrence. She was a devoted homemaker and a member of Fort Hill United Methodist Church. She is survived…
Carlton Melvin Fisher, Sr. 78, of Evington, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014. Born June 28, 1936, he was the last surviving child out of 11 children born to the late James Edward Lee Fisher and Mary Tucker Fisher. Carlton was a member of Rustburg Baptist Church. He retired as a supervisor from Automated Conveyor System in 1998. Carlton loved…
Kathleen Jones Swann, 93, of Lynchburg, passed away at her home Monday, August 25, 2014. Born August 22, 1921, on Springfield Farm in Earls, VA, she was the daughter of the late Franklin and Ethel Williamson Jones. A graduate of Longwood Teachers College, Kathleen enjoyed a long career with the Lynchburg Public Schools. Many in the Lynchburg area still fondly…
Rupert R. Armentrout, 94, of Lynchburg, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014. A Graveside service will be conducted Noon, Friday, August 29, 2014 in Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Erbacon, WV. Condolences may be sent online at tharpfuneralhome.com. Tharp Funeral & Crematory, Lynchburg, 434-237-9424, is assisting the family.
Ruth Brown Evans, 76, of Lynchburg died Monday August 25, 2014. She was the wife of John T. Evans, Jr. Ruth was born September 5, 1937 in Clendenin, West Virginia a daughter of the late Robert H. Brown and Hazel Dye Brown. She was a devoted homemaker and a parishioner of St. John’s Episcopal Church. In addition to her husband…
On Saturday, August 23, 2014 we as a community of family and friends lost our beloved Jo Anne Roberts Bass. She passed away comfortably in her home with her husband G.W. Bass beside her, a home in which she greatly loved, along with the views. Jo Anne was born and raised in Amherst County by her parents Virginia Harris Roberts…
Anselm Lynch Ward, III, a retired photographer and antique dealer, died Friday, the 22nd of August at his home in Lynchburg after a long struggle with diabetes. He was 77. Mr. Ward was born on April 22, 1937 in Lyncburg, the son of the late Anselm Lynch Ward, Jr of Lynchburg and Gladys Hunt Hamilton of Thomson, GA. He attended…
Elaine Justice Smith, 76, of Forest, VA, died Friday, August 22, 2014. She was the wife of the late Raleigh Merriman Smith. Born Thursday, January 13, 1938 in Erwin, TN, Elaine was a daughter of the late Karl Lee Justice and the late Magdalene Broyles Justice. In addition to her husband and parents, Elaine was preceded in death by a…
Hazel Marion Gibbons, 80, of Lynchburg passed away Friday, August 22, 2014. Hazel was born March 31, 1934 in Amatramic Michigan, a daughter of the late John Lynn Daniels and Marion Hackathorn Cooper. She is survived by her son; Bradley Gibbons and wife Christine of Lynchburg, daughter; Karin Gibbons of Portland Oregon, four grandchildren; Ashley Gibbons of Lebanon Missouri, Danielle…
Claude William Neighbors, 90, of Lynchburg died Thursday, August 21, 2014 at his home with his family by his side.Claude was born in Campbell County and was a son of the late Thomas Homer Neighbors and the late Josephine Mason. He also served in the Army during World War II.He was the loving husband of Sadie Elizabeth Campbell Neighbors for…
Kathleen McNeely Smith, 92 of Lynchburg, went to be with the Lord, August, 21, 2014 with her children by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Howard Owen Smith. Kathleen was born August 19, 1922 in Amherst County. She was the daughter of the late Bernard Ethel McNeely and the late Mary Jordan McNeely. She is survived…
Myrtle Martin Carr, 83, of Lynchburg died Friday August 22, 2014. She was the loving wife of the late John Thomas Carr, Sr. Myrtle was born March 31, 1931 in Coffee, VA, a daughter of the late Walter Martin and Inez Johnson Martin. Myrtle worked in her younger years at Craddock Terry and was also a devoted homemaker who enjoyed…
Wilbur Stevens “Bill” Metcalf, Jr., 96, loving and beloved husband of Jacqueline Mattox “Jackie” Metcalf, passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2014, in Lynchburg, VA. Born in Johnson City, TN, on April 11, 1918, he was the son of Wilbur Stevens Metcalf and Anne Louise Morrisette Metcalf. A sister, Margaret Gordon Nelson, predeceased him. Bill grew up in Washington, D.C.,…
Betty Ann Gallier of Forest, born December 15, 1941 in Memphis TN, went to be with her Lord and Savior on August 21, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of the late Cribbin Owen and Dorothy Simpson Owen. She was the wife of Lawrence Edward Gallier for 57 years. She was preceded in death by one…
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