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Charles E. Lollis, Sr.

Charles E. Lollis, Sr., 57, of Lynchburg, died Sunday, November 18, 2018. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

Mary Lee Ervin Pappanastos

Mary Lee Ervin Pappanastos, 80, of Lynchburg, Va., died peacefully on Saturday November 17, 2018. She was the wife of William E. Pappanastos for 53 years. She was born January 14, 1938 in Knoxville, TN. Mary Lee was the daughter of the late Thomas M.


Willard Roy Hutcherson

Willard Roy Hutcherson, 97, of Lynchburg died on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at Autumn Care of Altavista. He was married to the late Kathryn Starky Hutcherson for 68 years. Willard was born in Renan, Virginia on May 14, 1921. He was a son of the

Buena Virginia Tyree Ferguson Brooks

Buena Virginia Tyree Ferguson Brooks, 91, of Lynchburg, VA, went to be with her Lord on Friday, November 16, 2018. She was born October 15, 1927 in Amherst County to the late Robert Ellis Tyree and Bessie Shomo Tyree. Buena was a member of Livi

Carole Abell

Carole Ann (Pixie) Prikryl Bauer Abell, 77, of Lynchburg, died Thursday, November 15, 2018 of complications of Lewy Body Dementia. Born October 3, 1941 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Edward Prikryl and the late Henrietta Gottfried Prikryl.  She w

John Wade Powell, Jr.

John Wade Powell, Jr. of Moneta, VA - formerly of Earlysville, VA - died peacefully on November 15, 2018 while surrounded by family in Moneta, VA after a prolonged illness.  He was born in Staunton, Virginia on June 7, 1938 to the late Chloe Wagone

Thomas Harrison Watkins

Thomas Harrison Watkins of Blacksburg, age 75, passed away Thursday morning, November 15, after a four year long struggle against lymphoma. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Brown Watkins of Blacksburg, and their daughter Elizabeth (Beth) Page Watki

Sheri Edwards Howard

Sheri Ann Edwards Howard, 65, of Bedford passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at her residence. She was born on July 15, 1953 in St. Louis.  A daughter of the late Shirley Wojcicki and her husband, George. Sheri was an interior design artist

Patricia Higginbotham

Patricia Higginbotham, 69, of Rustburg, died Wednesday, November 14, 2018.  She was the wife of the late Allen Cecil Higginbotham. She was born in Lynchburg on February 22, 1949 a daughter of the late, Edgar Sorrell and Joyce Crawford Sorrell.

Jo Lana Byrum

Jo Lana Byrum, 51, of Lynchburg, died Tuesday, November 13, 2018. Jo Lana was born in California on March 8, 1967, a daughter of Joel Byrum and Dorothy Brunner. She is survived by her children, Tara McGinn (Chris), Ryan McGinn (LaKira), Anthony

George Charles Spinner

George Charles Spinner, 73, of Big Island passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.  He was the loving husband of Vonda Goff Spinner. Born October 10, 1945 in Bedford County, he was a son of the late Gilbert and Adell Scott Spinner. George is al


Karl Richard Wuttke

Karl Richard Wuttke, 91, of Lynchburg, died Monday, November 12, 2018. He was the husband of Bonny Lou Wuttke for 67 years. He was devoted to his family and friends; he will be deeply missed. Karl was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on January 21, 192

Nancy Ann Figel

Nancy Ann Figel, 84, a resident of the Summit Community in Lynchburg, passed away on November 11, 2018. She was preceded in death by her former husband, William “Bill” Figel. Born in Chicago on November 15, 1933, Nancy is survived by four daug

Della Wilson

Della Marie Adkins Wilson, 87, of Lynchburg, died Sunday, November 11, 2018. She was the wife of the late George Andrew Wilson, Sr. for over 68 years. Della was born on April 7, 1931 in Bishop, Va. a daughter of the late Dave Adkins and Allie Nich


Richard Dean Schneider

Richard “Dick” Dean Schneider, 90, of Lynchburg, VA passed away at home on November 10, 2018. Dick faced death as he lived his life: with grace, fortitude and kindness. During his last weeks, he never once complained, routinely exhibited humb

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