Dennis Newman

Dennis Lee Newman, 59, of Lynchburg died Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Lynchburg General Hospital with his family around him. Born in Lynchburg, Dennis was the son of Aubrey Newman and the late Thelma Goodman Newman. In addition to his father, Dennis is also survived by his former wife, Lisa Newman; three sons, Daniel Garrett Newman, Andrew Joseph Newman and …

Alliene Robbins Hooks

Alliene Robbins Hooks, 96, formerly of Goldsboro, N.C., died February 26 in Lynchburg, Va. She had been a resident of Valley View Retirement Community in Lynchburg for the past 16 years and most recently of Heritage Green Assisted Living in Lynchburg.   Mrs. Hooks was born September 8, 1917, in Shannon, Miss., the daughter of the late Robert L. and …

Margaret Lee Abbott Ramsey

Margaret Lee Abbott Ramsey, 87, of Bedford, Virginia died on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at Runk & Pratt in Lynchburg. She was the wife of the late Albert Harrison Ramsey. Born February 16, 1927 in Bedford County, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Brown Abbott, Sr. and Ollie Noell Abbott. She is also preceded in death by brothers, …

Virginia Hatcher Stanley

Mary Virginia Hatcher Stanley, 97, of Bedford, passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Born April 18, 1916 in Bedford County; she was a daughter of the late Clay O. Hatcher and Minnie Logwood Hatcher.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Clarence Grady Stanley, Sr., brothers, Maurice Reid Hatcher and Claude …

Lyle Douglas Hale, Jr.

    Lyle Douglas Hale, Jr. 67, of Big Island, died Wednesday, February 19, 2014.   He was born September 2, 1946 in Charleston, West Virginia.     Doug was a US Navy Veteran, he retired as a self-employed plumber, he enjoyed watching college football and NASCAR.         Doug is survived by his two sons: Joe Hale …

James Garland “Jimmy” Watts

James Garland Watts, 73, of Lynchburg, passed away peacefully at Lynchburg General Hospital Saturday evening, February 22, 2014. He was born August 22, 1940 to the late Lewis Edward Watts and the late Bertie Murray Watts Wood. In addition to his parents Jimmy was preceded in death by his sister, June Watts Brown. He is survived by two nieces, Judy …

Kathy Elaine Martin

Kathy Elaine Martin, 48, of Lynchburg, VA, died Sunday, February 23, 2014, with her family by her side.   Born January 19, 1966, in Lynchburg, she was a daughter of Judy Pugh Martin and the late Claude William Martin.   She was preceded in death by her grandparents:  Beatrice Clark Pugh and William Marshall Pugh, Etta Trent and Claude Herman Martin. …

Hubert Arthur Roberts

Hubert Arthur Roberts, 90, of Bedford died Friday, February 21, 2014 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.  Hubert was born in Bedford County, the last of eleven children of the late Thurston Eugene Roberts and Mary Gypsy Nance Roberts. Active in community affairs, Hubert was baptized at the Bedford Baptist Church in 1938.  He was a lifelong dedicated Democrat, a retired employee …

Raymond Hayes Worley

Raymond Hayes Worley, 51, of Montvale, died on Friday, February 21, 2014.  He was a son of the late Mary Ellen Jenks Worley and the late Robert Price Worley. Raymond is survived by one daughter, Krystle Worley and grandchildren, R. J., Revanna, Lexi and Bo all of Rocky Mount; two brothers Marshall Bush and wife, Ann of Roanoke and Michael …

Shirley Banton Lawhorne

Shirley Jean Banton Lawhorne, 79, of Madison Heights passed away Saturday, February 22, 2014. She was the daughter of and pre-deceased by her mother Mary Kate (Katie) Frazier Banton and father Willie Russell Banton, as well as her former husband, Harold Lawhorne of Madison Heights.   Shirley was retired from Old Dominion Box Company.  She loved flower gardening, reading and …