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Marguerite Harris Clements

Marguerite Harris Clements, 98, of Knoxville, Tenn., formerly of Lynchburg, died Thursday, August 22, 2019. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

Dr. Suzanne Margaret Paulsen

Dr. Suzanne Margaret Paulsen , 86, of Lynchburg, died Thursday, August 22, 2019. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.


Carroll “Cary” Edward Arnold

Carroll “Cary” Edward Arnold, 93, of Forest passed away, Wednesday, August 21, 2019. Born in Longview Texas, Cary was a son of the late James and Bessie Arnold. In addition to his parents, Cary is preceded in death by all five of his brothe

Valorie Shae Spence Leidich

Valorie Shae Spence Leidich, 55, of Big Island, died Monday, August 19, 2019 with her family by her side. She was the loving wife of David Leidich. Born August 5, 1964 in Lynchburg, Valorie was a daughter of Barry Spence, Sr. and Betty St. John Sp


James Robert Gloudemans

Jim Gloudemans, 79, of Lynchburg passed Sunday, August 18, 2019 with his family by his side. Jim is survived by his wife, five children, and seven grandchildren. In honor of Jim’s request there will be no services. In lieu of flowers, memo

CoraGail Gardner Steele

CoraGail Gardner Steele, 76, of Lynchburg died Sunday, August 18, 2019. Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

Ruth Alice Bachelor Lawson

Ruth Alice Batchelor Lawson passed this earth unto heaven on August 16, 2019. She was born and raised in Mt. Gilead, Ohio where she married John Lawson. They moved to Erie, Penn. and began raising their family. The family moved to Lynchburg, Va. a

Edith Darlene Eskridge Mann

Mathew 5:4- Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Edith Darlene Mann, 81, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was dearly loved and will be missed by all of those that were bless

Gloria June Linder Sanger

Gloria June Linder Sanger of Lynchburg died Thursday, August 15, 2019, at Westminster Canterbury Lynchburg at the age of 91. Gloria was born in Rock Hill, S.C., on February 23, 1928, the daughter of the late Chase Herndon Wiley and Henry Duncan Li

Dr. Harold Lee Riley III

Dr. Harold Lee Riley III graduated from this earthly life to be with Jesus in Heaven on the 14th of August 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Harold was born in Richmond, VA on September 2, 1933, to Dr. Harold L. Riley Jr. and Josephine Noel R

Charles Joseph Shaughnessy III

Charles “CJ” Joseph Shaughnessy, III, 83, of Lynchburg breathed his last breath just before midnight Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Charles was born on July 31, 1936 to Charles Joseph Shaughnessy, Jr. and Rebecca Murray Shaughnessy. He was the husba

Betty Swecker Abbott

Betty Swecker Abbott, 89, widow of Robert W. (Bob) Abbott, died peacefully on August 14, 2019 in Bedford, Virginia. She is survived by a sister, Judy Swecker Riddick, of Franklin, Virginia, a brother, James L. (Jim) Swecker and sister-in-law, Ruby, o

Howard Dean Johnson III

Howard Dean Johnson III, 70, of Forest, Va., made a peaceful transition to meet his lord and savior on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was born on February 12, 1949 in Bedford County, Va., the son of the late Howard an

Paul David Ernsberger

Paul David Ernsberger passed away August 14, 2019. He is survived by a sister, Nancy Ernsberger Copey and a niece, Anna Copley of Harrisonburg and a nephew, William Copley of Dearborn, Mich. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is ass

Judith Patterson Gilbert

Judith Patterson Gilbert, 77, of Amherst, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019. She was born in Charleston, West Virginia. She is survived by her husband, Charles Gilbert; sons Christopher L. Gilbert and Seth D. Gilbert; and sister Phyllis Reynold

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