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Peggy Roach Peters

Peggy Jane Roach Peters, 89, of Brandon Oaks, Roanoke, VA and formerly of Bedford, VA passed away on Friday, May 24, 2019.  She was born in Hopewell, VA on September 19, 1929 the daughter of Robert Edward Roach and Mary Ethel Jamerson Roach.  In ad

Kim Ann Webster

Kim Ann Webster, 68, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, May 24, 2019. Loving sister, mother, and grandmother will be deeply missed by her daughter, Lindsay June Somers; and son, Ryan Matthew Somers, his wife, Schuyler Godsey Somers; her

Beulah Butler

Beulah Butler, age 80, of Madison Heights, died Friday, May 24, 2019. Tharp Funeral Home, Madison Heights, is assisting the family.

Mary J. Smith

Mary J. Smith, 79, of Lynchburg, died Thursday, May 23, 2019. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family. To send condolences, please visit


David Lee Marston

Reverend David Marston passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at the UVA Medical Center in Charlottesville, Va. David was born on January 14, 1949, in Newport News, Va. He attended E.C. Glass High School in Lynchburg, Va., and graduated in 1967. I

Alda Simmons Berlin

Alda Simmons Berlin, of Lynchburg, died on Thursday, May 23, 2019. She was the wife of the late Jim Berlin. She was born on July 11, 1928 in Pendleton County, W. Va., the daughter of the late William Len Simmons and the late Eva Rader Simmons.

John C. Williams

John C. Williams, 69, of Lynchburg received his victory crown after battling a long illness on Thursday May 23, 2019 at home surrounded by family. Born September 22, 1949, in Neenah, Wis., he was the son of the late Robert C. and Margret M. Sensenbre

Mary J. Smith

Mary J. Smith, 79, of Lynchburg, died on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Friendship Manor Health & Rehab in Roanoke. She went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was a loving wife, mother, and sister. She was the daughter of Shirley

Richard A. Schley

Richard A. Schley, 77, of Bon Aqua, Tennessee, died Tuesday May 21, 2019. Born on April 27, 1942 in Campbell County, Virginia, he was the son of the late Lawrence C. Schley and Rosa Hawkins Schley. Survivors include his wife Deborah, his brothe

Violet Maxine Colwell Spotts

Violet Maxine Colwell Spotts, 88, of Moneta passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, May 20, 2019. She was the loving wife of the late Lewis Henry Spotts. Jr. Born in Beloit, Kansas on October 31, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Rhomlu

Irene Marie Horsley

Irene Marie Horsley, 49, of Lynchburg, Virginia departed this life on May 19, 2019 at her residence. She was born at Lynchburg General Hospital to James Edward Rucker and Lucille Maxine Horsley. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Lakita Mar

Curtis D. Welch

Curtis Dale Welch, 57, of Montvale, went to his heavenly home on May 19, 2019. He was born on June 30, 1961 in Bedford County. A son of William E. Welch and the late Evelyn Dooley Welch. He is also preceded in death by his late brother, Edward Davis

Mercy Alexander

Mercy Alexander, 83, of Forest went to be with her Christ and Saviour on Sunday, May 19, 2019. She was the wife of her late husband Dr. Alexander Varkey. Mercy was born October 24, 1935 in Kerala, India. She was a daughter of the late Chemmanur Uk


Curtis Barrow Moore, Jr.

Curtis Barrow Moore, Jr., 83, of Lynchburg died Saturday, May 18, 2019. He was a lifelong resident of Lynchburg, born on June 8, 1935, he was a son of the late Curtis B. Moore, Sr. and Nellie Brown Moore. Curtis was a member of Providence Methodis

Mildred Louise Willson

Mildred Louise Willson, of Westminster Canterbury, Lynchburg, died May 17, 2019.  She was born September 14, 1922 in Amelia County, Virginia, a daughter of the late Joseph Bragg Willson and Virginia Louise Willson.   She was a graduate of Amelia

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