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Isabelle Austin Wagner, 96, of Lynchburg VA, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg, is assisting the family, (434) 237-9424, www.tharpfuneralhome.com.
Philip Charles Frank , 84, of Lynchburg, VA, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg, is assisting the family, (434) 237-9424, www.tharpfuneralhome.com.
Terrell Wayne Reynolds , 76, of Rustburg, VA, died Thursday, July 31, 2014. Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg, is assisting the family, (434) 237-9424, www.tharpfuneralhome.com.
Vincent Ayala , 81, of Lynchburg, VA, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg, is assisting the family, (434) 237-9424, www.tharpfuneralhome.com.
Lt. Col. Gordon Eskil Peterson Jr., 81, of Lynchburg, went to be with the Lord Saturday, July 26, 2014. He was the devoted husband to Elena T. Peterson for 49 years. Born Tuesday, March 14, 1933 in Auburn, NE, Gordon was the son of the late Gordon Eskil Peterson, Sr. and the late Cornelia Tackett Peterson. He attended Auburn High…
Dolores “Dolly” Marie Connor Fischer, 88, of Goode, died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at her home. She was born November 21, 1925 in Sayville, New York, a daughter of the late Warren Connor and Dorothy Engel. Dolly was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses in Bedford. She treasured her ministry and shared it with many even in…
Dorice Bennett Harding, 85, of Lynchburg, went to be with her Lord Friday, July 25, 2014. She was the wife of Charles Walker Harding for 63 years. Born May 16, 1929 in Sandy Level, she was a daughter of the late Henry Coleman Bennett and the late Mae Davis Bennett. She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, and a…
Addie Glenola Trent, 93, born June 21, 1921, passed on July 25, 2014. She was the loving wife of Hurley T. Trent for 72 years. She is survived by her children, Glenda Lalone, and her husband, Bob; Cheryl Tate, and her husband, Donnie, Meryl Smith, and her husband, Bob, and Hurley Thomas (Tom) Trent, Jr., and his wife, Valinda, and…
Winifred Cleveland Wright, 85 of Rustburg, passed on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Virginia Baptist Hospital. She was the loving wife of Joseph Wright for 58 years. Born Saturday, July 20, 1929 in Champaign, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late Warren Cleveland and the late Edit Swaback Cleveland. Winnie was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church where she…
Diana Elizabeth Campbell, 81 of Amherst, Virginia died on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at her home in Amherst County. She was the wife of Mark Campbell for 35 years. Born Monday, August 8, 1932 in Newport News, Virginia, Diana was a daughter of the late Richard Rhode and the late Frances May Rhode. Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory, Madison Heights…
Carol Alice Redgate, 79, of Forest, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014. She was born June 2, 1935 in Plymouth, MA and was a daughter of the late Astore Scagliarini and Nella Boccacci Scagliarini. Carol graduated from Whitman-Hanson High School and went on to receive her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, MA.  She married John…
Tammy Lee Piper, 57, of Forest died on Sunday, July 20, 2014. She was born in Tom Green County, TX on May 30, 1957, the daughter of Lee Wootton Von Winkle of TX and the late August Piper, Jr. In addition to her mother, Tammy is survived by two sons, Mitch Athearn of Lynchburg and Trent Athearn of FL and…
James Gluck, 88, of Lynchburg passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg is assisting the family, 434-237-9424.
Loreen Yeatts Stephens, Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great-grandmother, 80, of Forest, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 19, 2014. She was the wife of John P. Stephens for 61 years. Loreen was born in Lynchburg on May 21, 1934, a daughter of the late Clarence Coleman Yeatts and the late Lora Towler Yeatts. In addition…
Jane King Weeks Murray, 98, of Bedford, VA died Friday, July 18, 2014 at Oakwood Health & Rehabilitation. She was born May 9, 1916 in Roanoke, VA to the late Hallie Woods Weeks and T. A. Weeks. She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy E. Murray, Sr., her sister, Phyllis Martin, and her grandson, Wade D. Murray.   Survivors…
Hamblen, Mary Mercer Porter, 62, passed away on July 16, 2014 after a short illness. Born January 25, 1952 to the late Elizabeth Haile Neal Porter and the late Henry Daniel Porter, Sr., Mary grew up in Lynchburg, Virginia and attended E.C. Glass High School and Winthrop College. Mary is survived by her husband of 36 years James Allen Murdock…
Laura Lee Stickley Johnson Slayton died July 16, 2014. She was the daughter of Robert Palmer and Alpha Lee Crump Stickley. Robert Palmer Stickley Jr., her brother, preceded her in death.   Allen Easley Johnson, her husband of 50 years, died in 2001. Her second husband, Lee Slayton, died in 2008. Laura Lee married her current husband and dear friend,…
  Martha Barksdale Carter Franklin, 75, of Westminster Canterbury 501 VES Road Lynchburg Virginia and formerly of Farmville Virginia and Hampden Sydney, Abilene and Darlington Heights in Prince Edward County passed away Thursday, July, 17, 2014.   Martha was the faithful and supportive helpmate for 48 years to her husband, The Reverend A. Howell Franklin who served 36 years in…
Margieanne Gregory Suhling, 90, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Born June 11, 1924, in Salisbury, NC, she was the daughter of Anne Spencer Gregory and Lee Overman Gregory. Named Margaret Anne Gregory, early in life she embraced her nickname of Margieanne, and in her later years Margieanne was her preferred name even on legal documents. She was preceded in death…
Rufus Cosby Orange, 89, of Bedford, died Monday, July 14, 2014 in Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital. He was born May 25, 1925 in Bedford County, a son of the late William Benjamin Orange and Ora Whitman Orange. Rufus was an U.S. Army veteran and a retiree of Rubatex Corp with 26 years of service. He loved listening to the Bible…
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