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Jennie Dooley Luck

July 20, 2018

Jennie Lee Dooley Luck, 86, of Montvale, passed away on Friday, July 20, 2018 at Bedford County Nursing Home. She was the daughter of the late, William Lee Dooley and Elizabeth Latta Dooley. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her

Joseph William Gelven Jr.,

July 19, 2018

Joseph William “Bill” Gelven Jr., 77, of Lynchburg, passed away, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Born in Springfield MO, Bill was the son of the late Joseph and Edith Gelven. Bill graduated from St. Benedict’s College in Atchison KS with a degree i

Margaret McVean

July 18, 2018

Margaret Herring McVean, 68, of Lynchburg passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Margaret was born in Gainesville Florida on July 29, 1949.  The daughter of the late Thomas Enoch Herring and the late Jane Hilliard Herring.  Margaret worked as a l

Sherry Hartman

July 16, 2018

Sherry Bryant Hartman, 54, of Lynchburg, went home to be with her Lord on Monday, July 16, 2018.  She was the loving wife and BEST friend of Glenn Hartman, Jr. for four plus years. Born on May 7, 1964, in Lynchburg, Sherry was the daughter of San

Quincy J. Plattus

July 16, 2018

Quincy Jane Plattus, 16, of Bedford, went to be with our Lord on Monday, July 16, 2018. Born on March 3, 2002, in Santa Monica, California, she was the daughter of Wendy Witt and Daniel Plattus. Already in heaven to welcome Quincy Jane are her matern

Brian Lee Custer

July 15, 2018

Brian Lee Custer, 44, of Lynchburg went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 15, 2018. He was a national registered Medic and a member of Hyland Heights Baptist Church. Brian is preceded in death by his parents, Susan and Ronald Custer. He is s

Alonzo Richard Reynolds

July 15, 2018

Alonzo Richard Reynolds, 73, of Bedford, VA passed at home on July 15, 2018. Born May 2, 1945 in Rustburg, VA Richard was the son of the late Alonzo and Ruth Reynolds. Richard was a sweet man who was nice to everyone and who would do anything for

Robert L. Chevalier

July 14, 2018

Robert L. Chevalier, 89, of Bedford, VA passed at home on July 14, 2018. Born November 16, 1928 in Aurora, Ill., Robert worked as an aircraft mechanic in California for several years. He then became a pilot, which he loved. Robert worked as a corp

Linda Gail New Oliff

July 14, 2018

Linda Gayle New Oliff, 73, of Forest, died Saturday July 14, 2018. She was the wife of Frank L. Oliff for over 51 years. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. tonight, Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Pleasant View Baptist Church. A Ce

Evelyn Thorpe Barbour

July 14, 2018

On Saturday, July 14, 2018, Evelyn Thorpe Barbour, 84, received her angel wings surrounded by her family, at Heartland Nursing Home, in Lynchburg, Virginia. Evelyn was born May 1, 1934, in Lynchburg, Virginia, to the late Viola Harvey Thorpe Jenni

Jessie Junior Scott

July 12, 2018

Jessie “Shanghai” Junior Scott, 69, of Madison Heights, died Thursday, July 12, 2018. He was the husband of Ethel Ferguson Scott. Born on September 12, 1948 in Amherst County, Va. Jessie was a son of the late Aurelius Scott and the late Joseph

Benjamin Joaquin Stewart

July 12, 2018

Benjamin Joaquin Stewart, July 8, 2018- July 12, 2018. Just 38 hours after coming into the world, Benjamin Joaquin Stewart, passed away peacefully in his mother’s arms at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, VA. Born at

Jean Craig Dudley

July 12, 2018

Jean “Granny Jean” Craig Dudley, 77, of Montvale, passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2018. She was born on November 7, 1940. A daughter of the late Alvin Garland Craig and Susie Lorene Ragland Craig. In addition to her parents she was preceded in

Raymond Lynn Franz

July 12, 2018

Raymond Lynn Franz, 64, of Lynchburg, passed away on July 12, 2018. This news came as a shock to many, but even more so to his family as the time from Lynn’s diagnosis to his passing happened so quickly. After an improvement in his condition las

Virginia "Ginger" Burk

July 12, 2018

Virginia “Ginger” Burk, 76, of Forest, died July 12, 2018. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family. To send condolences, please visit

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