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Brenda Allen Hicks

Brenda Allen Hicks, 69, of Madison Heights died Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Brenda was born April 9, 1950 in Lynchburg a daughter of the late Albert Lewis Allen, Sr. and Helen Fulcher Hamlet. Brenda was retired as a bank teller after 30 years of serv

Doris Lynwood Hawkins Meeks

Doris Lynwood Hawkins Meeks, 82, of Lynchburg, VA, died Tuesday, April 16, 2019.  She was the loving and devoted wife of James Hampton Meeks, Jr., for 61 years. Born Wednesday,  February 10, 1937 in Lynchburg, at Marshall Lodge Memorial Hospital

Joseph James Turner, Sr.

Joseph James Turner, Sr. 76, of Big Island passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. He was the loving husband of Elizabeth Mary Sessions Turner. Born in Philadelphia on November 21, 1942, he was a son of the late Harold R. Turner and Carmella Cozzo

Patricia Faye Kilby

Patricia Faye Kilby, 77, of Lynchburg died Monday, April 15, 2019. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family. To send condolences, please visit


David Allen Roberts

David Allen Roberts, 82, of Lynchburg died Monday, April 15, 2019. He was the devoted husband of Charlotte Ann Roberts for 56 years. Dave was born November 10, 1936 in Christiansburg, a son of the late Howard Taft Roberts and Annie Janelle Roberts

Kim Nathan Hawks

Kim Nathan Hawks, 60, of Lynchburg died Monday, April 15, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents Nathan W. Hawks and Faye Moore Hawks. He is survived by his two sisters Bonnie Hawks Johnson of Concord and Connie Hawks Hill of Gladys and many r

Ramey Maddox Grim

Ramey M. Grim, 72, of Moneta, VA passed away at Spring Tree Health and Rehabilitation on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Ramey was the daughter of the late Freddy Wells and Lena M. Wells. She is survived by her husband; John Grim, son; Roy Lee Poff, siste

Rufus Julian Trent, Sr.

Rufus Julian Trent, Sr., 79, of Lynchburg, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, April 13, 2019. He was born on December 21, 1939 in Appomattox, Va., a son of the late Almond Julian Trent and the late Naomi Abbott Trent. Along with his parents, h

Kathleen "Kay" Richardson Greene

Kathleen “Kay” Richardson Greene, 96, passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2019, following a brief battle with cancer, at her home at the Summit in Lynchburg, VA, where she resided for more than 15 years and was one of its first residents. She w

Lois J. McCartney

Lois J. McCartney, 84, of Forest, is now with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Lois was born on March 8, 1935 in Painesville, Ohio and lived in the Lynchburg area for 40 years. Lois was a medical technologist for 21 years. She was a member of Herita

Elizabeth Edna Straehle Stahl

Elizabeth “Betty” Edna Straehle Stahl, 86, of Monroe, died Tuesday, April 9, 2019. A little more than 66 years ago Betty and Ed married and raised eight children in Wilmington, DE. Over the years, she enjoyed camping vacations and traveling ar

Margaret Twark Dudek

Margaret (Marge) Twark Dudek, age 101, died April 9, 2019 in Charlottesville, Virginia.  She was born on November 16, 1917 in Atwater, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband, John (Johnny) Adelbert Dudek, Sr., her parents, and her six brothe

Joan Berckman Shephard

Joan Berckman Shephard, 83, of Madison Heights died Monday, April 8, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 43 years, William Pendleton “Penny” Shephard. Mrs. Shephard was born July 23, 1935, in Guilford County, N.C., a da

Lana Sue Gilbert Estes

Lana Sue Gilbert Estes, 73, of Lynchburg, died in her sleep on Monday, April 8, 2019. She was the loving wife of William David “Dave” Estes. Lana was born January 25, 1946 in New Castle, Ind., the youngest of  five children of the late Dr. Ro


Rev. Dr. Harry E. Braxton

Rev. Dr. Harry E. Braxton Jr., former Pastor of Level Run Baptist Church entered into eternal rest on Monday, April 8, 2019 at his residence. He was preceded in death by his parents, Deacon Harry E. and Deaconess Dorothy Braxton. Dr. Braxton le

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