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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

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

Lorriane Mary Bolton

After moving to Lynchburg from Summerfield, FL. in January, 2019, Lorraine Mary Bolton, 93, died May 15, 2019.  She was the wife of the late Arthur Wade Bolton for 59 years. Born October 5, 1925 in Taylor Falls, MN, Lorraine was a daughter of the

Marjorie Anderson Crawley Price

 Andee Price of Lynchburg departed this life on the morning of May 14, 2019. Born on November 27, 1939, she was the daughter of Kenner Crawley and Marjorie Lawler Crawley who preceded her in death. She is survived by a sister, Kay Stevens of St.

Kenneth Eugene Kidd

Kenneth Eugene Kidd, 57, of Madison Heights, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 13, 2019. He was the husband of Myrna Burton Kidd of 18 years. Kenneth was born on April 18, 1962 in Lynchburg to the late Elwood Clayton Kidd and Shannon Cr


The Rev. Dr. William Potter Parrish

Rev. Dr. William Potter Parrish Loving father and grandfather . . . gentle soul . . . inquiring mind . . . scientist . . . priest . . . counselor . . . teacher . . . scholar, and servant. He quietly departed this earthly life on May 12, 2019 at We

Elsie Best Hammond

Elsie Best Hammond, 89, of Lynchburg, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 12, 2019. She was the wife of the late Gustavus Hammond. Born in Waltham, Mass., on April, 21, 1930, the daughter of the late Raymond and Edna  Best. She grew up in Hal

Karen Kay Westerhof Wendland

Karen Kay Westerhof Wendland, 80, of Lynchburg went to be with her Lord and Savior, May 12, 2019 after an extended battle with Alzheimer's. Karen is survived by her husband, Terry Wendland; children, Coleen, Doreen, Deborah, Christopher and Dean;

Dorothy Hall Wood

Dorothy Hall Wood, 88 of Bedford, VA passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 11, 2019. She was born to James and Lillian Hall on August 27, 1930. She was preceded in death by her parents, eight siblings and her husband of 31years, Nathan Rucker Wood.

Mary Coleman Bryant

Mary Coleman Bryant, 69, of Forest, passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019. She was the wife of the late Vincent T. Bryant. Mary was born in Bedford County, Va. on September 2, 1949 to the late John Dewitt Coleman and the late Rachel Leigh Hensley Co

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