Veralee Marie Craft

Veralee Marie Craft, 13 months old, went to be with Jesus on July 25, 2012.  Born June 6, 2011 she was a daughter of Jonathan Craft and Chelsea Lawrence.  In addition to her parents she survived by a half brother and sister: Zakary & Zoey Wilson; Her paternal grandparents: Christopher Craft and Lisa & William Collins, great-grandparents: Herb and Joyce …

Joyce Arlette Poe Hunter

Joyce Arlette Poe Hunter, 84, of Lynchburg, VA, met her Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 26, 2012.  Joyce was born on October 2, 1927, in Chattanooga, TN, a daughter of the late Herman Mitchell Poe and Jewell Lucille Howard Poe. Joyce was a member of Beulah Baptist Church and was retired from Shoney\”™s..  She is survived by a daughter: …

Edward Franklin Jordan

Edward Franklin Jordan, 91, of Lynch Station, VA, died Thursday, July 26, 2012. He was the husband of Frances S. Jordan.  Edward was born Friday, July 15, 1921 in Lynchburg, VA, a son of the late Halsey Thomas Jordan and Eva Brooks Jordan. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was retired from …

Bernice Bunn Decker

Bernice Bunn Decker, 95, a longtime resident of Portsmouth,VA, passed away at The Oaks of Lynchburg on Monday July 23, 2012. She was born on August 12, 1916, the youngest of ten children to John Council Bunn and Laura Porter Bunn in Newsoms, VA.   After marrying Clyde, her cherished husband of 70 years, she moved to Portsmouth. Bernice was very …

Janet Elizabeth Moore

Janet Elizabeth Lindsay Moore, 68 formerly of Lynchburg Virginia, died on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Parham Road Health and Rehab Center in Richmond, Virginia. Born Monday, May 15, 1944 in Bedford, Virginia, She was the daughter of the late William Lindsay and the late Frances Powell Lindsay and granddaughter of the late John Mott Lindsay and the late Bessie …

Helen Mable Noble

Helen Mabel Noble, 85 of Rustburg, died on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Virginia Baptist Hospital.   Helen was born Friday, November 12, 1926 in Lawrence County, Ohio; she was a daughter of the late James Willis and the late Alice Mitchel Willis.   She was retired from Central Virginia Training Center.   Surviving are a son, Norman Randall Noble …

Helen Hubbard Tankersley

Helen Hubbard Tankersley, 93, passed away Monday, July 23, 2012. Helen was born July 15, 1919, in Bedford County to the late Frank Lee and Cordie Johnson Hubbard. She resided in Newport News, Virginia for twenty-eight years, worked for NASA, and returned to Bedford in 1974. Helen was an active member of Bethany United Methodist Church and several civic organizations. …

Betty Reed Thomas

A little star has taken her place in the sky.  Betty Reed Thomas, born on October 17th 2011, passed away peacefully on July 17th 2012 in the arms of her parents, Warren Campbell Thomas and Tabitha Shondelle Giles, after battling Alexander Disease.  This angel now watches over her loved ones.  Betty will live forever in our hearts and memories.  A private service will be …

Phyllis Martin Denton

Phyllis Martin Denton, 78, of Lynchburg, passed away quietly with loved ones by her side on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Albert (A.G.) Gilson Denton. Born July, 13, 1934 in Lynchburg, she was the daughter of the late Carral Edward Martin and Maria Elizabeth Woodson. She just celebrated her 78th …

Franklin Alexander Bell

Franklin Alexander Bell, Jr., 82, of Goode, passed away on Sunday July 22, 2012 at Lynchburg General Hospital. Born in Wythe Co, VA on August 3, 1929, a son of the late Franklin Alexander Bell, Sr. and Louise Moles Bell. In addition to his parents Frank was preceded in death by a brother, Clarence Bell and a sister, Bonnie Swanson. …