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Zelma Coleman

Zelma M. Coleman 85, of Lynchburg VA departed life Thursday February 21, 2019 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was born January 16, 1934 on Exuma Grand Island in Nassau Bahamas. Zelma is preceded in death by her mother Mable Major of Nassau Bahamas

Albert Lowery

Albert A. Lowery, 64, of Forest died Thursday, February 21, 2019. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

Coribell Jean Smith Graham

Coribel “Jean” Smith Graham died peacefully in her sleep February 21, 2019. Born December 21, 1921, in Winchester, Indiana to Harry A. And Cora B. Smith who preceded her in death as well as her five siblings, Ruth Elizabeth Rowles (Doug), Roger A

Joyce Brown Reed

Joyce Brown Reed, 83, of Gladstone, VA, died Thursday, February 21, 2019.  She was the wife of the late Robert Kent Reed Jr. Born Tuesday, November 19, 1935 in Princeton, WV, Joyce was a daughter of the late Ralph Wilford Brown and the late Lotus

Ruby Barnett Hodgens

Ruby Louanna Barnett Hodgens, 99, of Lynchburg, VA, died Wednesday, February 20, 2019.  She was wife of the late Reverend Joseph Curtis Hodgens. Born October 15, 1919, in Sprott, Alabama, Ruby was a daughter of the late James Washington Barnett a

Hugh Jackson McMillan

Our beloved Father, Hugh Jackson McMillan, 89, of Roanoke, departed this life on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.  He was the loving husband of Betty McMillan. Born February 14, 1930, he was a son of the late Ray E McMillan and Mattie Harvey McMillan.

Rebecca Lynn Wilson

Rebecca Lynn Wilson, 44, of Gretna, passed away at her residence on February 19, 2019. She is preceded in death by her father, Daniel Milton Wilson, Jr. She is survived by her two daughters, Samantha King of Charlotte Co. and Kaitlyn Tomlin of Lyn

Terry Woody

Terry Allen Woody, 60, of Lynchburg went to be with his Lord on Monday, February 18, 2019. He was the husband of Gayle M. Woody for over 35 years. The family will hold a private memorial service for Terry at a later date.  Tharp Funeral Home &

Harvey Don Huiner

Harvey Don Huiner, retired professor of music at the University of Lynchburg, died unexpectedly on Saturday, February 16, 2019 in Lynchburg, VA. He was 81 years old. He and his wife, Marjorie, had returned from a two-week trip to the Desert Southwest

Cecil Ray Walls

Cecil Ray Walls, 81, of Evington, died Saturday, February 16, 2019. He was the husband of Reva Walls for 60 years. Cecil was born on February 8, 1938 in Watauga County, N.C. to the late Henry Clay Walls and the late Ruth Beach Walls. Cecil was

Betty Jean Bradley Massie

Betty Jean Bradley Massie, 78, of Lynchburg, passed over to eternal peace Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Lynchburg General Hospital after a courageous battle with Cancer and Parkinson’s disease.  She was the loving wife of Jewel Fredy Massie for 5

Warren Kent Douglas

Warren Kent Douglas, 36, of Madison Heights, died Saturday, February 16, 2019. He was born in Lynchburg, the son of Melvin and Karen Douglas, and grew up in Amherst County. Warren graduated from Amherst County High School in 2001 where he playe


Rodger J. Watson

Rodger J. Watson, 80, of Lynchburg, passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was born on July 12, 1938 in Bedford. Co. A son of the late Jacob Owen Watson and Margaret Louise Watson. In addition to his parents Rodger

Mae Tibbs McCarron

Mae Tibbs McCarron, age 92, a long-time resident of Lynchburg, Va., died February 14, 2019, at her daughter’s home in Silver Spring, Maryland.  Mae passed peacefully, surrounded by her loving daughters and family.  In addition to her parents, Mae


Eugene Owen Meeks

Eugene “Gene” Owen Meeks, 75, of Madison Heights, died at home, Wednesday February 13, 2019, after a long battle with cancer. He was the loving husband of Deborah Gail Smith Meeks, for 38 years. Born on January 12, 1944, in Lynchburg, Eugene w

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