Lewis Benjamin Arthur

Lewis Benjamin Arthur, 86, of Coleman Falls, died Friday, January 22, 2010.  He was the husband of Caroline Barker Arthur for 59 years. Ben was born April 11, 1923, in Coleman Falls, a son of the late Lewis Conway Arthur and Nellie Mitchell Arthur.  He proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy during World War II on the destroyer, …

Estelle Eva Hill Austin

Estelle Eva Hill Austin, 91, of Lynchburg, died Friday, March 26, 2010.  She was the wife of the late Cecil Eugene Austin, Sr. Mrs.  Austin was born on August 31, 1918 in Lynchburg, VA, a daughter of the late James Hill and Vermont Burge Hill.   She was a member of Fairview Christian Church where she had been the devoted director …

Jerry Lee Bagby

Jerry Lee Bagby, 70, of Lynchburg, died Thursday, March 04, 2010.  He was the husband of Beverly Moon Bagby. In addition to his spouse, he is survived by his children, Greg Bagby, of Kill Devil Hills, NC, Edwina Landers and husband, Wade, of Moyock, NC, and Crystal Bagby, of Lynchburg, VA, his brother, Eugene Bagby , of Rockingham, NC, his …

Wesley Lee Baldwin

 Wesley Lee Baldwin passed away as a result of complications from a lengthy illness on May 30, 2010.  He leaves behind his beloved wife of 46 years Kay, his daughter and son-in-law Jessica and Max Guggenheimer, and his magical grandson Declan Wesley-Maximus Guggenheimer.  He will be deeply missed by his mother-in-law Alice Phillips, and sister-in law and nephew Sally and …

Jeannette Frances Reynolds Banton

Jeannette Frances Reynolds Banton, 69, of Lynchburg, VA, died Thursday, April 29, 2010, at Virginia Baptist Hospital after a long illness. Born in Damascus, VA, June 15, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Arthur E. and Lucy W. Reynolds of Madison Heights. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, David Allen Banton, …

George Leo Bill

George Leo Bill, 86, of Lynchburg, VA, died Thursday, July 8, 2010.  He was the loving husband of Thelma Bill. George was born Sunday, August 12, 1923 in Saint Louis, MO, a son of the late George Raymond Bill and Myrtle Ruth Hamilton Bill.  He proudly served our country in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and the …

Linmon “Lin” Alfred Bishop

Linmon Alfred Bishop, 87, of Lynchburg, VA, died Monday, June 14, 2010.  He was the husband of Joan Rouillard Bishop for 63 years. Lin was born December 8, 1922 in Oswego NY, a son of the late Frank Bishop and Sophronia Parmiter Bishop. He was a proud member of the First Marine Division during World War II and fought in …

Mary Louise Brown Blencowe

Mary Louise Brown Blencowe, 94, of Lynchburg died December 25 at Carriage Hill Retirement Community in Bedford. She was the widow of the late Wallace Timothy Blencowe to whom she was married for over 50 years. Born December 12, 1915 in Lynchburg, she was the daughter of the late James Daniel Brown and Lula Maude Spinner Brown, both originally of …

Arie Griffith Bonham

Arie Griffith Bonham, 93, of Lynchburg, died Friday, January 22, 2010.  He was the husband of the late Genevieve Bonham. Mr. Bonham was born Friday, February 25, 1916, in Kanawha County, WV, a son of the late Mansfield and J. Myrtle Ellis Bonham.  He was retired from Owens-Illinois Glass where he was an industrial engineer. He is survived by his …

James Ree Breeden

James Ree Breeden, 58, of Forest, formerly of Buena Vista, died on Wednesday, April 21, 2010.  He was born on May 7, 1951 in Lexington a son of the late Richard Breeden and the late Virginia Fix Breeden. Ree is survived by his partner and best friend, Jeanie Kessler of Forest; his brother Sterling Breeden and his wife, Brenda of …