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Charlie Bagby
Mr. Charlie Bagby, 77, of Red House, died Thursday, March 11, 1999 in Lynchburg. He is survived by four daughters, Ms. Mary Bagby and Mrs. Faye Brogden of Appomattox, Mrs. Minnie Venable of Phenix and Mrs. Jacqueline Allen of Red House; four sons, Wardell Bagby of Prospect, Dannie Bagby of Brookneal and Charles Bagby of Appomattox. Funeral announcement will be given later by Jeffress Funeral Home of Charlotte Court House.

Chester Balch
Chester Sheldon Balch, 83, of Lynchburg, died Thursday, March 11, 1999 in the Medical Care Center. Mr. Balch was born July 14, 1915 in Frankford, Ill., the son of the late Moses Balch and the late Rose Lewin Balch. He made is home in Chicago, Ill. and only recently moved to Lynchburg. He retired with 20 years service as a baker in Chicago and served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He is survived by his sister, Ruth Balch Fink and a nephew, Melvin Fink both of Lynchburg. He was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Balch Rosenfield of Escondido, Calif. A private graveside service will be conducted by Rabbi Tom Gutherz at the Beth Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those who wish to make memorials, please consider the American Parkinson Disease Assoc., 1250 Hylan Blvd., Suite 4B, Staton Island, N.Y. 10305. Woodall-Tharp Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, 237-9424.

Marion Sidney Blankenship
Marion Sidney Blankenship, 71, of 1301 Park Avenue, died Thursday, March 11, 1999 at his home. He was the husband of Barbara Davis Blankenship. Born July 7, 1927 in Amherst County, he was the son of the late Columbus Burl and Sallie Scruggs Blankenship. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one nephew and two nieces. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Stonewall Presbyterian Cemetery. Whitten Park Avenue Chapel is serving the family.

Hannah Gaines Crawford
Funeral services for Mrs. Hannah Gaines Crawford, formerly of Charlotte Court House, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Roanoke Baptist Church in Charlotte Court House with interment in the church cemetery. Jeffress Funeral Home of Charlotte Court House is conducting the service.

Katherine Marie Floyd
MADISON HEIGHTS — Katherine Marie Floyd, 61, of 205 West Briar Place, Madison Heights, died Thursday, March 11, 1999 at Virginia Baptist Hospital. Born in Amherst County, July 18, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Edward James and Rachel Evans Floyd. She was a homemaker and a member of Temple Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons, Edward J. Turman and wife, Kathy and Jimmy N. Nuckles all of Madison Heights and five grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. tonight at Piney River Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 14, 1999 at Meade Cemetery, Old Wright Shop Road, Madison Heights by the Rev. Walter Yancey.

Elizabeth (Betty) Thompson Hoback
Elizabeth (Betty) Thompson Hoback of Roanoke, passed away Friday, March 12, 1999. She was the daughter of the late Samuel T. Thompson and Laura Watkins Thompson of Rustburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold N. Hoback and brother, S. James Thompson Jr. of Lynchburg. Mrs. Hoback was a graduate of Mary Washington College and the University of Virginia School of Nursing. She taught at Roanoke Memorial School of Nursing and was a strong supporter of Center in the Square and of the Children’s Medical Center of Community Hospital where she served as a volunteer. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Christi H. and Charles M. Crutchfield; a son and daughter-in-law, H. David and Marie B. Hoback all of Roanoke; three grandchildren, Laura Elizabeth Crutchfield, Samantha Christian Hoback, Macie Elizabeth Hoback; brothers, Stephen L. Thompson, M.D. of Rustburg, Colonel Robert A. Thompson, Retired of San Antonio, Texas; sister-in-law, Mrs. Dean H. Young and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at her home. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 15, 1999 at the Northminster Presbyterian Church with the Rev. David A. Kirk officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Mill Mountain Theatre or Children’s Medical Center, Community Hospital Roanoke. Arrangements by Oakey’s North Chapel.

Emmart James Lewis Jr.
Emmart James Lewis Jr., 64, of Rustburg, died Friday, March 12, 1999 at Lynchburg General Hospital. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 14, 1999 in the Rustburg Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness with Elder Morgan Chewning officiating. Woodall-Tharp Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, 237-9424.

Steven Murrell
Steven Murrell of 718 Church Street, Lynchburg, died Tuesday, March 9, 1999 at his residence. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Thurston L. Murrell Jr. and the late Mrs. Catherine Murrell. He was a member of C. St. Baptist Church. He leaves to cherish his memory two daughters, Miss Shaneitra Murrell and Ms. Sherri Pannell both of Lynchburg; four brothers, Donald Johnson of Washington, D.C., Leon Johnson of Augusta, Ga., Thurston Lee Murrell Jr. and Norman Johnson and his wife, Louise all of Lynchburg; two sisters, Mrs. Shirley Royal of Burlington, Mass and Rev. Mrs. Gloria Thompson and her husband, Henry, a devoted friend, Deborah Hamm; three grandchildren, Keiseanna Horsley, ReQuandre Murrell and Aaliyala Pannell and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family is receiving friends at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Johnson, 1012 3rd Street. The funeral announcement will appear later. His remains rest at Carl B. Hutcherson Funeral Home.

Fount Thomas Perkins
Fount Thomas Perkins, 68, of 9108 Mt. Valley Road, Axton, died Friday in the Beverly Health Care Center in Martinsville. Miller Funeral Home, Gretna in charge of arrangements.

Josephine Frances Pollard
Josephine Frances Pollard of 715 Norwood Street, departed this life Thursday, March 11, 1999 in Avante Nursing Home. She was born in Lynchburg, the daughter of Kathleen A. and the late James D. Pollard Sr. She was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy P. Younger. In addition to her devoted mother, she is survived by two sisters, Mary P. West (Houston) of Concord and Rosa B. Pollard (dedicated and loving caregiver for 11 years); a brother, James D. Pollard Jr. of Lynchburg; one niece, Mrs. Linda Y. Harris (Douglas); one nephew, Breece D. Younger (Dorothy); two brothers-in-law, Breece Younger of Lynchburg and Houston E. West of Concord and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be conducted at noon Sunday in the chapel of Franklin Funeral Home, 317 Fifth Street with Elder William A. Anderson officiating. Interment in Forest Hill Burial Park. The family will receive friends at the residence. Services by Franklin Funeral Home, 845-7101.

Joseph Rucker Sr.
Joseph Rucker Sr., 91, of Route 1, Box 410 (Murrell Lane), Evington, departed this life Thursday, March 11, 1999 at his residence. Born in Evington, he was the son of the late Lewis and Sally Rucker. He was married to Mrs. Mary Willie Rucker. He was a member of Chapel Grove Baptist Church. In addition to his wife, he leaves to cherish his memories seven daughters, Mrs. Gloria Granger of Evington, Mrs. Shirley Weir (Stanley) of Brooklyn, N.Y., Mrs. Margaret Stanley (Jer) of Fort Washington, Md., Mrs. Doris Carter of District Heights, Md., Mrs. Joyce Newsome (Leroy) of Clinton, Md., Mrs. Alease Reese (James) of Mitchellville, Md., Mrs. Phyllis Dumas of Bowie Md.; two sons, Joseph Rucker Jr. (Margie) of Lynchburg, Dave C. Rucker (Juanita) of Upper Marlboro, Md.; two step sons, Theodore Sanchious, Roy Brown both of Philadelphia, Pa.; two brothers, Henry Rucker (Pearline), Aaron Rucker (Edith) both of Evington; one sister, Ms. Anna Allen of Evington; 11 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by two sons, Collie Rucker and Phillip Rucker and a daughter, Mrs. Lindell Rucker James. The family is receiving friends at the residence. The funeral announcement will appear later. His remains rest at Carl B. Hutcherson Funeral Home.

Mrs. Josephine B. Smith
A funeral service for Mrs. Josephine B. Smith will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at New Dearington Baptist Church with the Rev. David Reaves officiating. Interment will be in the Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today at Community Funeral Home. Community Funeral Home directing.

Thebo Jennings Strode
Thebo Jennings Strode of Bedford, passed away Thursday, March 11, 1999. She was born to Clyde and Mary Redwood Jennings of Lynchburg on March 18, 1920. She was a past president of Friends of the Bedford Public Library, headed the polio vaccine drive for Bedford County, was a founding member of the Bookmark Club and active in the Little Theatre. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Aubrey Ellis Strode Sr. and a son, Aubrey Ellis Strode Jr. She is survived by two sons, George Strode of Atlanta, Ga. and Charles Strode and wife, Sheryll and their two children, Michael and Nathan of Winston-Salem, N.C. and her brother, Clyde Jennings, Jacksonville, Fla. Any memorial donations are requested to be made to the Friends of the Bedford Public Library. The family will receive friends at 12 p.m. Sunday, March 14, 1999 followed by a graveside service at 1:30 p.m. in Oakwood Cemetery. Arrangements by Carder-Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford 586-3443.

Garnell F. Taylor
GRETNA — Garnell Franklin Taylor, 56, of 15012 East Gretna Road, Gretna, died Friday, March 12, 1999 at his residence. Born April 10, 1942 in Pittsylvania County, he was a son of Charles F. Taylor of Nathalie and the late Virgie Bowen Taylor. He was a member of Zion United Methodist Church. Mr. Taylor was retired owner of Taylor’s Garage and a member of Crews Racing Team of Long Island. In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Rosa King Taylor of the residence; a son, Rodney Wayne Taylor and his wife, Kellie of Gretna; a daughter, Frankie Taylor Worley and her husband, Ronnie of Gretna; a step-son, Randy Wayne King and his wife, Anita of Gretna; two brothers, Marvin Lynwood Taylor and his wife, Brenda of Danville, Ricky Bowen Taylor and his wife, Kathy of Gretna; two sisters, Judy T. Simpson of Gretna, Bonita McDaniel and her husband, Harold of Gretna; step-mother, Joyce Taylor of Nathalie; three grandchildren, Tyler Taylor, Tanner Taylor and Heather King, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 14, 1999 at Zion United Methodist Church by the Rev. Stephen Byrd and Ramsey Taylor. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. today at Colbert-Moran Funeral Home and other times at the residence, 15012 East Gretna Road, Gretna. Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, Gretna is in charge of arrangements.

Christine Williams Baldwin
Christine Williams Baldwin, 76, of 1014 Woodhaven Drive, Lynchburg, died Wednesday, March 10, 1999 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Norwood Kyle Baldwin. Born May 23, 1922 in Brookneal, she was a daughter of the late Edward Ollie and Lena W. Williams. Mrs. Baldwin was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She was a member of Fairview Christian Church. She is survived by her children, John and Carolyn Staples of Lynchburg, Peggy and Hansford Burch of Amherst, Darlene and Melvin Lyons of Evington and Phillip Wayne and Gerry Staples of Littleton, Col.; step-children, Gayle and Will Ray of Burbank, Calif. and Christine and Alton Witt of Goode; one sister, Elizabeth Reals of Baltimore, Md.; 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Black of Rustburg and Inez Williams of Madison Heights. Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Fort Hill Memorial Park by the Rev. Jan J. Weston. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. today at Whitten Timberlake Chapel and other times at the residence. The family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Lung Society.

Kenneth T. Baldwin
AMELIA — Kenneth Twyman Baldwin, 52, of 11951 Appaloosa Drive, died 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, 1999 in St. Mary’s Hospital, Richmond. He was the husband of Betty Gaulding Baldwin. Born in Lynchburg, Aug. 9, 1946, he was a son of Helen Jenkins Baldwin, Appomattox and the late D. Twyman Baldwin. He was a member of Varina Baptist Church, Richmond, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and prior to his illness, he was a supervisor with Cosco. In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by two daughters, Terri Baldwin Roshau and her husband, Monte of Kill Deer, N.D., Keri Baldwin Cariveau and her husband, Rob of Bismark, N.D.; one son, Jimmy Gaulding, Portsmouth; four grandchildren, Kasandra and Austin Cariveau, Brady and Bryton Roshau; one sister, Nancy Baldwin-Harkness and her husband, Brent of Lynchburg. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 20, 1999 in Varina Baptist Church by the Rev. Jerry Liebert. Those wishing to make memorials are asked to consider Varina Baptist Church, 8090 Varina Road, Richmond, Va. 23231 or the American Cancer Society, c/o Mary Alma Hudson, Rt. 4, Box 627, Appomattox, Va. 24522. Woodys Funeral Home, Laburnam Chapel, Richmond is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Christine J. Burton
A funeral service for Mrs. Christine J. Burton will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at New Vine Baptist Church with Rev. Mack Johnson officiating. Her remains will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to service. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today at Community Funeral Home. The family will assemble at the funeral home. Community Funeral Home directing.

Myrtle Franklin Carter
Myrtle Franklin Carter of 221 Chelsea Drive, Forest, died Thursday, March 11, 1999. She was the wife of the late Thomas C. Carter. Mrs. Carter was born in Lynchburg, June 19, 1906, a daughter of the late James Edward Franklin and the late Elnora Lankford Franklin. She was a devoted member of Park View United Methodist Church, Willing Workers Sunday School Class and Elizabeth Fairbanks Circle. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Frances and Jimmy Swisher of Forest; two grandsons, Thomas Swisher of Lynchburg, Major Brian Witt of Pope Air Force Base, N.C.; three sisters, Dorothy Smoot and Edna Mayhew both of Lynchburg, Virginia Dull of Sulfork and one brother, Davis E. Franklin of Lynchburg. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fort Hill Memorial Park with the Rev. Eugene Larkin officiating. The family will receive friends at the residence, 221 Chelsea Drive, Forest. Those wishing to make memorial contributions please consider Park View United Methodist Church, Memorial & Wadsworth Streets, Lynchburg, Va. 24501. The family wishes to thank Hospice of the Hills for all the loving care and kindness shown to our dear loved one during her illness. Woodall-Tharp Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, 237-9424.

Daniel (Danny) Sherman Dalton
Daniel (Danny) Sherman Dalton, 65, of 526 Bedford Highway (Rt. 43), Lynch Station, died Thursday, March 11, 1999 at his home. He was the husband of Katie Holland Dalton. Born Sept. 23, 1933 in Pittsylvania County, he was a son of the late Orie A. Dalton and Sallie Roark Dalton. He was a member of Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church and a retired employee of BGF Industries Inc. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Steven W. Dalton of Hurt; one daughter, Angela Danette Dalton of Hurt; one step son, Phillip M. Saunders of Altavista and two brothers, O. Arthur Dalton of Jonesboro, Tenn. and Leo R. Arthur of Annandale. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 13, 1999 in Finch & Finch Chapel by the Rev. Becky Cloud. Burial will follow in Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today at Finch & Finch Funeral Home, Altavista and other times at the residence.

Virginia Wilson Hudson
Virginia Wilson Hudson, 84, of 4079 Hudson Road, Virgilina, died March 10, 1999 at Duke Medical Center in Durham, N.C. Born May 5, 1914 in Halifax County, she was a daughter of the late James Robert Wilson and Dora Serena Tuck Wilson. She was the wife of the late Floyd Edwin Hudson. Mrs. Hudson was a retired teacher and a member of North Fork Baptist Church. She is survived by four daughters, Muriel H. Williams of Virgilina, Hollis H. Bowen of Durham, N.C., Linda H. Gale of Collinsville, Judy H. Lee of Madison Heights; five sons, Edwin David Hudson of South Boston, Hilton C. Hudson of Alton, Curtis D. Hudson, Paul C. Hudson, Allan W. Hudson all of Virgilina; two sisters, Hilda Roller of Clover, Marie Timmerman of Rockville, Md.; one brother, Thomas Lee Wilson of South Boston, 28 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 13, 1999 at North Fork Baptist Church by the Rev. Russell Pedigo and the Rev. W.D. Mills Jr. Burial will take place in the church cemetery located in Virgilina. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. tonight at Brooks Funeral Home, South Boston and other times at the residence. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials may be made to Midway Volunteer Fire Department, Virgilina Volunteer Fire Department or your favorite charity. Brooks Funeral Home, South Boston is in charge of arrangements.

Helen McFaden Jackson
Helen McFaden Jackson, 76, of Madison Heights, died Thursday, March 11, 1999 at Guggenheimer Nursing Home. She was the widow of Joseph Bryan Jackson. Born in Amherst County, Sept. 16, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Luther Allen McFaden and Mary Jane Moss McFaden. Helen was a member of Madison Heights Baptist Church and a retired bookkeeper for Nations Bank after 40 years of service. She is survived by two brothers, Malcolm McFaden and his wife, Donnie of Madison Heights and C. Owen McFaden and his wife, Margaret of Elon and a number of nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Meade Cemetery by Dr. Tim Madison. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. tonight at Whitten Monelison Chapel. The family suggests that those wishing to make memorial contributions please consider the Madison Heights Baptist Church Building Fund, 329 Main Street, Madison Heights, Va. 24572.

Mamie Doss Kirby
Mamie Doss Kirby, 86, of Madison Heights, died Thursday, March 11, 1999 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late James Edward Kirby. Born Feb. 24, 1913 in Appomattox, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Henry and Lucy Smith Doss. Mrs. Kirby was retired from Macke Foods and was a member of Red Oak Baptist Church, Oakville. She is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and a very special great nephew, Jason Ferguson of Madison Heights. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at Whitten Park Avenue Chapel by Dr. Charles R. Jolley. Entombment will follow in the Fort Hill Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home and other times at 164 Camden Drive, Madison Heights. The family requests those wishing to make memorial contributions consider the Monelison Rescue Squad.

Frances Dalton Marsh
Frances Dalton Marsh, 68, of Chatham, died Thursday, March 11, 1999. Funeral services 2 p.m. Saturday at Colbert-Moran Funeral Chapel, Altavista.

John D. Mayhew
John D. Mayhew, 69, of Vinton, died Thursday, March 11, 1999. He was a member of Moose Lodge #1121, having a fellowship degree. He is survived by his children and their spouses, John and Ocie Mayhew Jr., Salem, Larry and Martha Mayhew, Roanoke, Cathy and Paul Welsch, Vinton and Helen and David Bush, Vinton; 11 grandchildren, Michelle Mayhew, Elizabeth Louise Mayhew, Larry Douglas Mayhew Jr., Mitzi J. Mayhew, Cristy Phillips, Indi A. Thomas, Carrera H. Thomas, Jessica C. Welsch, Melinda Dawn Bush, Sherry Lynn Bush and Teresa Marie Bush, five great-grandchildren and two brothers, Henry Mayhew, Fla., James L. Mayhew, Blue Ridge and a sister, Myrtle Rorrer of Lynchburg. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 13, 1999 at Lotz Vinton Chapel with the Rev. J.D. Hunt III officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mrs. Doretha Glass (Peaches) Miller
Mrs. Doretha Glass (Peaches) Miller, 44, of 865 N. Fairview Road, Chatham, died Wednesday in Danville Regional Medical Center. Miller Funeral Home, Gretna is in charge of arrangements.

Glenda K. Bryant Mitchell
Glenda K. Bryant Mitchell of Kill Devil Hills, N.C., died Wednesday in N.C. Arrangements are being handled by Whitten Park Avenue Chapel.

Margaret Eubank Noel
SANFORD, N.C. — Margaret Eubank Noel, 87, of 1413 Cherokee Trail, died Wednesday at the Pine Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carthage, N.C. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Burke Noel. Mrs. Noel was born in Amherst County. She was a graduate of Amherst County School System, attended the University of Virginia School of Nursing, a retired Dental Assistant from the Lynchburg Training School and Hospital. She is survived by one son, Russell B. Noel Jr. of Sanford, N.C.; grandchildren, Russell B. Noel III of Swansboro, N.C., Kimberly S. Noel of Charlotte, N.C.; niece, Mary Coolige Arthur and one nephew, Richard A. Eubank of both of Lynchburg. A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Spring Hill Cemetery in Lynchburg by the Rev. Monty Foxx. The family will receive friends at the home of Mary and Benny Arthur in Rustburg following the graveside service.

Annie Ruth Norton
Annie Ruth Norton, 85, of Altavista, died Wednesday, March 10, 1999 in the Medical Care Center. Born Jan. 23, 1914 in Pittsylvania County, she was a daughter of the late Albert Neal Norton and Mattie Scearce Norton. She was a member of Clement Memorial Wesleyan Church and was a retired employee with 40 years of service with Burlington Industries. She is survived by one nephew, William Burgess of Altavista and five nieces, Mattie Dunn of Grit, Joyce Weeks of Motley, Kitty East of Altavista, Frances Hudson of Hurt and Georgia Ann Ellington of Naruna. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 13, 1999 in Clement Memorial Wesleyan Church by the Rev. Paul Wheeler. Burial will follow in Altavista Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. today at Finch & Finch Funeral Home, Altavista.

Ruby “Dedie” Powell Porter
Ruby “Dedie” Powell Porter, 93, of 21 Greenwell Ct. and formally of Sandusky Drive, died Wednesday, March 10, 1999. Born in Lynchburg, Nov. 23, 1905 she was a daughter of the late Treby D. Powell and Floy Boley Powell and was the widow of Robert Henry Porter. Mrs. Porter was retired from K-Mart, a member of Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church and a long time member of the African Violet Association. She is survived by her two sons, R. Larry Porter and his wife, Mary Anne of Buffalo Junction and Richard P. Porter and his wife, Donna of Forest; two sisters, Louise May and Frances Wood both of Lynchburg and four grandchildren. She is also survived by her beloved poodle, Rocky. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Fort Hill Memorial Park with the Rev. Bernard K. Bangley officiating. Diuguid Waterlick Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

John William Price Sr.
John William Price Sr., 85, formerly of Stuart Street, died Wednesday, March 10, 1999 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Ola Woodson Price. Born Aug. 8, 1913 in Campbell County, he was a son of the late Robert William Price and Bessie Williams Price. Mr. Price was retired from Mead Co. and a member of College Hill Baptist Church. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, John William Price Jr. of Dayton, Ohio and two grandchildren, Timothy A. Price and Jennifer R. Price both of Dayton, Ohio. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Whitten Park Avenue Chapel by the Rev. Jim Nelson. Burial will be in Fort Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to College Hill Baptist Church.

Resigono Quitasol
Resigono Quitasol, 92, of Halhambra, Calif., died Monday, March 8, 1999. His daughter, Virginia Quitasol Burgess and her husband, Charles E. Burgess and grandchildren, Yvonne, Jennifer and Josh Famorca reside in Lynchburg.

Colleen Zora Crabtree Rucker
Colleen Crabtree Rucker, 86, of 1316 Langhorne Road, died March 11, 1999 at the Carrington in Lynchburg. She was the wife of Jones F. (Joe) Rucker for 58 years. Mrs. Rucker was born in Montgomery, Ala., Aug. 12, 1912. She was the daughter of the late Zora and Hugh Crabtree. She was preceded in death by a son, Irvine Richard (Ricky) Rucker; a sister, Mae Zeigler of Woodbury, N.Y. and a brother, Arthur W. Crabtree of Audubon, N.J. and Drakes Branch. Mrs. Rucker was a member of New Concord Presbyterian Church in Campbell County from 1946-1051 where she was the leader of the Youth Fellowship. After retirement and returning to Lynchburg in 1995, she became a member of Thomas Road Baptist Church. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a niece, Shirley and her husband, Bob Jones of Drakes Branch and a nephew, Rev. Bob Robinson and his wife, Betty of Seaford, Del. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 13, 1999 at New Concord Presbyterian Church, Sherwill by her nephew, the Rev. Bob Robinson with burial to follow in New Concord Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to and one hour after the funeral in the church library and other times at the residence on Langhorne Road or the home of Mr. Rucker’s cousin, Charles F. Jones, Concord. Memorials may be made to the Capital Chapter, National Parkinson Foundation, 1500 Farm Credit Drive, Suite 1500, McLean, Va. 22102. Mr. Rucker wishes to thank Collier W. Baird, Administrator of The Carrington and the dedicated staff for their loving care and constant support. Robinson Funeral Home, Appomattox is in charge of arrangements, 352-7111.

Joyce F. Jones Morris Sousi
Joyce F. Jones Morris Sousi departed this life March 10, 1999 at Virginia Baptist Hospital. Her remains rest at Winfree-Wright Funeral Service, Amherst. Complete notice will appear later.

Christine Williams Baldwin
Christine Williams Baldwin, 76, of Lynchburg, died Wednesday at Lynchburg General Hospital. Whitten Timberlake is serving the family.

Ethel Walker Bass
Ethel Walker Bass of South Boston, died Wednesday. A service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Powell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Birchwood Annex Cemetery, Roxboro, N.C.

Daniel Cleveland Brown Sr.
A funeral service for Daniel Cleveland Brown Sr. will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, March 12, 1999 at the Fifth Street Baptist Church with Pastor Joseph D. Moore and Pastor Joseph P. Lewis, eulogists. Interment will be in the Forest Hill Burial Park. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Contributions may be made to Fifth Street Baptist Church Special Building Project and the Symrna Seventh-Day Adventist Church in memory of Daniel C. Brown Sr. The family will receive friends at 1611 Eighth Street. Community Funeral Home directing.

Mrs. Christine J. Burton
A funeral service for Mrs. Christine J. Burton will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at New Vine Baptist Church with Rev. Mack Johnson officiating. Her remains will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to service. Interment will be in the Freeman Cemetery. The family will assemble at Community Funeral Home. Community Funeral Home directing.

Ernest Howell Cook Sr.
Ernest Howell Cook Sr., 75, of 12072 Lee Jackson Highway, Big Island, died Tuesday, March 9, 1999 in Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Kathleen Clark Cook. Ernest was born Nov. 14, 1923 in Bedford County, the son of the late James Edward Cook and Alma Oliver Cook. He retired from Great Northern Nekoosa Big Island Plant, was a member of Big Island Vol. Fire Department since 1960 and served as Fire Chief from 1973 to 1981, a Navy veteran of World War II, Past Commander of Big Island American Legion Post, member of the Ruitan Club and a member of Big Island United Methodist Church. He is survived by one son, Ernest H. Cook Jr. and his wife, Charlotte of Big Island; two daughters, Debora C. Peters and her husband, Eddy of Concord and Cindy C. Blanks and her husband, Mike of Forest; one sister, Joyce C. Scaia of Evington; six grandchildren, Ernest H. Cook III, Ally Cook, Lee Peters, J.J. Maner, Courtney Blanks and Lindsey Blanks and three great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in Big Island United Methodist Church by the Rev. Paul Greer and the Rev. Charles Edmonds. Interment will be in Big Island Cemetery with military honors by American Legion Post 16. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Whitten Timberlake Chapel and other times at the residence. The family suggests memorials be made to the Big Island Vol. Fire Department or the Big Island Vol. Rescue Squad.

Ellen Margaret Erbacher
Ellen Margaret Erbacher, 87, of Lynchburg, died Tuesday, March 9, 1999 at Camelot Hall Nursing Home. She was the widow of Francis Charles Erbacher. Born Nov. 20, 1911 in Peoria, Ill., she was a daughter of the late Harry and Alice Brimmer and was preceded in death by a son, Charles E. Erbacher and three brothers. Mrs. Erbacher was retired from Leggett’s Department Stores, a member of Fort Hill United Methodist Church for over 50 years and was a member of the Youth At Hearts. She was a loving, caring and devoted mother to her five children. She is survived by three daughters, Norma Gene Almond and husband, Pete Almond of Lynchburg, Alice E. Barr and husband, Dr. Tery L. Barr of Milwaukee, Wis. and Mary E. Kidd of Lynchburg; one son, George F. Erbacher of Lynchburg, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Fort Hill United Methodist Church by the Rev. John A. Siegle. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. today in the Parlow of Fort Hill United Methodist Church and other times at the residence of a daughter, Norma, 3429 Fort Ave. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lynchburg Life Saving Crew or Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders Ass. of Central Va., 203 9th Street, Lynchburg, Va. 24505.

Jesse Ray Ford Jr.
Jesse Ray Ford Jr., 54, of Rustburg, died Wednesday, March 10, 1999 at Guggenheimer Nursing Home. He was the husband of Julie Masencup Ford. Born in Lynchburg, Nov. 2, 1944, he was a son of the late Jesse Ray Ford Sr. and Sophie Krause Ford. He was a professional Huntsman for Midland Foxhounds in Columbus, Ga. and was a graduate of University of Tennessee having earned a Ph.D. in genetics. He was a member of Thomas Road Baptist Church. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Cody Masencup Ford, William Stone Ford, Jesse Ray Ford III; two sisters, Sophie Taylor Alston of Rustburg and Barbara Ford Kilmartin of Waverly. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Thomas Road Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Jerry Falwell officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. today at the residence. Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory, 427 Graves Mill Road, 239-2405, in charge of arrangements.

James Edward Horsley
James Edward Horsley, 51, of 114 Bibee Lane, Madison Heights, departed this life suddenly March 8, 1999. Born in Amherst County, Nov. 11, 1947. He was the son of Edward and Henrietta Horsley of Gladstone. He leaves to cherish his memories one daughter, Anne Marie White of Washington, D.C.; two brothers, Larry Horsley and wife, Denise of Lynchburg and Darnell Horsley and wife, Barbara of Madison Heights; two sisters, Elvalena and Elnora Horsley both of Lynchburg; four nieces, two nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. A devoted cousin, Mildred Jackson of Lynchburg. A graveside service will be held at Galilee Baptist Church Cemetery at 1 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Meridith Tinsley officiating. His remains rest at Winfree-Wright Funeral Service, 162 Depot Street, Amherst. The family will receive friends at 1517 Granville Street, Lynchburg from 7-9 p.m. tonight. The family may be contacted at 237-0027. M.L. Winfree directing.

Clarence Jackson Jr.
Clarence Jackson Jr. suddenly departed this life Sunday, March 7, 1999 at Duke University Hospital after a brief illness. He was the son of the late Rosa and Clarence Jackson Sr. He was affiliated with the White Rock Baptist Church and attended the public schools here in Lynchburg. He was employed at First Colony Insurance Co. and part-time employee of Holiday Inn Select. He leaves to cherish his precious memories three children, Miss Yvette Jackson, Miss Karen Jackson and Timothy Jackson all of Philadelphia, Pa.; four sisters, Miss Carolyn Jackson, Mrs. Patricia Walker, Mrs. Yvonne Payne and Miss Jessica Jackson all of Lynchburg; seven brothers, James Goff, Lawrence, Gary, Reginald, Kenneth, Charles all of Lynchburg and Lorenza Jackson of Dale City; a very devoted friend, Miss Veronica Hill, two grandchildren, three sisters-in-law, Mrs. Jan Jackson, Mrs. Gloria Jackson and Mrs. Mildred Jackson; two brothers-in-law, Kenneth Payne and Emmanuel Walker and a host of nephews and nieces and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be conducted at noon Saturday from Community Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Cobbs, eulogist and the Rev. Leroy Mitchell officiating. Interment will be in the Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 1017 Early Street and at 1109 Polk Street. The cortege will assemble at 1109 Polk Street. Community Funeral Home directing.

Carol Eugene “Gene” McKenna
Carol Eugene “Gene” McKenna, 88, of 1600 Grace Street, died Tuesday, March 9, 1999 at Virginia Baptist Hospital. Born in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late Thomas Murray McKenna and Ada McKenna Turner. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Barry Lee McKenna; two brothers, Thomas Edward and James Ashby McKenna and two sisters, Muriel McKenna and Myra McKenna Hendricks. Mr. McKenna was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church, the former owner of McKenna Radio & T.V. and he taught classes at C.V.C.C. He contributed to the war effort through numerous research and development projects including that of the Atomic Bomb. He is survived by his daughter, Susan M. Wilson and her husband, Linwood of Lynchburg; two sisters, Helen McKenna Johnson of Amsterdam, N.Y., Mary “Polly” McKenna Lacy of Richmond; two grandchildren, Margaret W. Wyrick and her husband, David of Moneta and David B. Wilson and his wife, Heather of Fairfax. A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at Whitten Park Avenue Chapel by the Rev. Msgr. J. Kenneth Rush. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Cross Cemetery on Bedford Avenue. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home and other times at the residence of his daughter, Susan, 2014 Woodcrest Drive. “Gene” was a loving and devoted father and grandfather who filled the lives of family and friends with his humor, wit and knowledge.

Steven Murrell
Steven Murrell of 718 Church Street, died Tuesday at his residence. Carl B. Hutcherson Funeral Home, 846-1337.

Annie Ruth Norton
Annie Ruth Norton, 85, of Altavista, died Wednesday, March 10, 1999 in the Medical Care Center. Finch & Finch Funeral Home, Altavista is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.

Russell Nelson Peak
Russell Nelson Peak, 80 of 6995 Long Island Road, Long Island, died Tuesday, March 9, 1999 at Gretna Health Care Center. He was the husband of Mildred Puckett Peak. Born July 24, 1918 in Pittsylvania County, he was son of the late Russell N. and Mary Hodges Peak. He was a member of Straightstone Baptist Church and a retired owner-operator of Peak’s TV & Radio Shop in Long Island. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sisters, Margaret P. Hutcherson of Charlottesville and Lucille P. Wardin of Nashville, Tenn.; and a number of nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, March 12, 1999 in Straightstone Baptist Church by the Rev. Elton McDowell. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday prior to the funeral and other times at the residence of Ernestine Peak, 231 Epson Road, Long Island. Finch & Finch Funeral Home, Gladys, is in charge of arrangements.

Ruby “Dedie” Powell Porter
Ruby “Dedie” Powell Porter, 93, of 21 Greenwell Ct. and formally of Sandusky Drive, died Wednesday, March 10, 1999. Born in Lynchburg, Nov. 23, 1905 she was a daughter of the late Treby D. Powell and Floy Boley Powell and was the widow of Robert Henry Porter. Mrs. Porter was retired from K-Mart, a member of Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church and a long time member of the African Violet Association. She is survived by her two sons, R. Larry Porter and his wife, Mary Anne of Buffalo Junction and Richard P. Porter and his wife, Donna of Forest; two sisters, Louise May and Frances Wood both of Lynchburg and four grandchildren. She is also survived by her beloved poodle, Rocky. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Fort Hill Memorial Park with the Rev. Bernard K. Bangley officiating. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. tonight at Diuguid Waterlick Chapel.

Resigono Quitasol
Resigono Quitasol, 92, of Halhambra, Calif., died Monday, March 8, 1999. His daughter, Virginia Quitasol Burgess and her husband, Charles E. Burgess and grandchildren, Yvonne, Jennifer and Josh Famorca reside in Lynchburg.

George E. Saunders
George E. Saunders, 48, of Bedford, departed this life Monday, March 8, 1999 at the Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke. He was born in Bedford County June 27, 1950, a son of George M. and Alcora (Betty) Saunders of Bedford. He was employed by Bondtex Corporation in Bedford for 15 years. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his daughter, Stephanie Saunders and her mother, a devoted friend, Eleanor Cunningham, both of Bedford; one son Gaylen Miller of Maryland; two sisters, Lenora Saunders, Laura (Wiley) Hurt and one brother, Elvis (Shiress) Saunders, all of Bedford; and a host of uncles, aunts, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 13, 1999 at Mount Olivet Baptist Church, Bedford County with Pastor J.W. Hunt officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Viewing will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 12, 1999 at the Bedford Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Arrangements by Bedford Funeral Home.

Roscoe Simpson
GRETNA — Roscoe Simpson, 74, of 620 Owens Mill Road, Gretna, died Wednesday, March 10, 1999 in Lynchburg General Hospital. Born Oct. 20, 1924 in W.Va., he was a son of the late Moman William Simpson and Sagasta Keesee Simpson. Mr. Simpson was an Army veteran of World War II, a member of American Legion Post 232 and DAV Chapter 46. He was retired owner of Simpson’s Egg Farm and of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his wife, Lavona Dalton Simpson of the residence; three daughters, Brenda S. East of Gretna, Lisa C. Mayhew of Gretna and Sherry S. Kessel of Roanoke; three brothers, Carroll Simpson of Gretna, Lacy Simpson of Gretna and Gerald Simpson of Salem; one sister, Elaine Worley of Roanoke; three grandchildren, Catina E. Kelly of Gretna, Jessica Crews of Gretna and Amanda E. Keatts of Rustburg; one great-grandson, Cody Taylor of Gretna; a special relative, Floyd Dalton of Gretna. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, March 12, 1999 at Weatherford Primitive Baptist Church by Elder Raymond Goad and Elder Marvin Brumfield. Burial with military honors by VFW Post 4165 and DAV Chapter 46 will follow in Gretna Burial Park. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. today at Colbert-Moran Funeral Home and other times at the residence, 620 Owens Mill Road, Gretna. Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, Gretna is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Josephine B. Smith
Mrs. Josephine B. Smith, formerly of 1307 Lovell Street, departed this life Tuesday, March 9, 1999 at the Runk and Pratt Adult Home. She was born in Goode, Aug. 26, 1909 to the late John and Martha Braxton. She was united in holy matrimony to Willie Moorman Sr. of this union three children were born, Willie Moorman Jr., Jeanette Thomas and Aileen Scott. Later she met and married Howard (Tug) Smith. Her husbands, Willie Moorman Sr. and Howard (Tug) Smith; her son, Willie Moorman Jr. and a great-grandson preceded her in death. She was a faithful and dedicated member of the New Dearington Baptist Church until illness over took her. She leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Jeannette Y. Thomas of Bayshore, N.Y. and Aileen R. Scott of Brooklyn, N.Y., 12 grandchildren, six great-grandsons, 16 great-granddaughters, six great-great-grandsons and five great-great-granddaughters. Funeral arrangements will appear later. Community Funeral Home directing.

James Nelson Stevens
James Nelson Stevens of Appomattox, departed from this earthly life March 8, 1999 at Virginia Baptist Church. He was born April 6, 1942 to Mrs. Lora Stevens. He leaves to cherish his memories one daughter, Kaye B. Trent; one adopted daughter, Tonya Watson; three grandchildren, Marquise, Martin and Megan Trent all of Appomattox and a host of relatives and friends. He was employed at Griffin Pipe and was a very active member of the Galilee Baptist Church. He will be eulogized at the Galilee Baptist Church at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 13, 1999 with family hour beginning at noon until time of service with the Rev. Willie Green officiating. Viewing will begin at 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Bruce & Stiff Funeral Home of Appomattox is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Christine J. Burton
Funeral services for Mrs. Christine J. Burton will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Saturday from the New Vine Baptist Church with the Rev. Mack Johnson officiating. She will lie in state at the church from 2:30 p.m. until time of service. Interment will be in the Freeman Cemetery. The cortege will assemble at Community Funeral Home. Community Funeral Home directing.

Edith Campbell Cash
Edith Campbell Cash, 80, of Madison Heights, died Sunday, March 7, 1999 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Forest L. Cash. Born Nov. 13, 1918 in Nelson County, she was a daughter of the late Thomas J. and Perezza Mays Campbell. Mrs. Cash was a loving wife, mother and homemaker. She was a member of Amelon United Methodist Church. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Forest Ray Cash. Mrs. Cash is survived by one daughter, Helen Cash Booth of Lynchburg; two sons, Millard C. Cash and his wife, Ann and James L. “Jim” Cash and his wife, Faye all of Madison Heights; two sisters, Stella C. Brinkley and her husband, Buddy and Frances C. Blondino and her husband, Willie all of Norfolk; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Whitten Monelison Chapel by the Rev. Thomas G. Lee, the Rev. C. Douglas Pillow and the Rev. A.T. Dunn Sr. Interment will follow in Amherst Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home and other times at the home of her son, Jim, 161 Hans Hill Drive, Madison Heights. The family request those wishing to make memorial contributions consider Amelon United Methodist Church or the Monelison Rescue Squad.

William Coleman Cook
A funeral service for William Coleman Cook will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 11, 1999 at the Chapel Grove Baptist Church in Evington with the Rev. Russel Lee officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. His remains will lie in state one hour prior to the service. The family will assemble at the church. Cook & Minnis Funeral Home directing.

Dr. John L. Dye, Psy.D.
Dr. John Leslie Dye, Psy. D, 48, of Forest, died Tuesday, March 9, 1999 at his home. He was the husband of Dorothy Eileen Dye. Born Sept. 15, 1950 in Chicago, Ill., he was the son of John Leslie Dye and the late Katherine Dye. Dr. Dye was a self employed Psychologist and was also a member of the teaching staff of National Business College. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Adam of Forest and John Jr. of Pa.; one daughter, Jana of Mich.; one brother, Dwayne of Ariz.; and two sisters, Laurene and Michelle both of Chicago, Ill. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. today at Whitten Timberlake Chapel. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at the McCauley Funeral Home, West Newton, Pa., Michael Balko officiating. Interment will be in the West Newton Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday at McCauley Funeral Home.

Ruby May Edwards
Ruby May Edwards, 86, of Moneta, passed away Saturday, March 6, 1999. Graveside services 2 p.m. Thursday, Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery. Family visitation 6-8 p.m. today. Updike Funeral Home, Bedford.

Ellen M. Erbacher
Ellen M. Erbacher, 87, of Lynchburg, died Tuesday, March 9, 1999 at Camelot Hall. Wife of the late Francis Charles Erbacher. Whitten Timberlake Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Betse Louise Gregory
Betse Louise Gregory, 71, of Amherst and formerly of Belfast, Maine, died Monday, March 8, 1999 at the Carrington Nursing Home. Born in Natick, Mass., July 27, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Mansell R. and Julia Barron Garland. She attended Blue Ridge Baptist Church in Amherst. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Allen B. and Judy Gregory of Belfast, Maine; two sisters, one brother and seven grandchildren. A memorial service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Friday, March 12, 1999 from Blue Ridge Baptist Church with the Rev. Allan Monfils officiating. Whitten Monelison Chapel is in charge of local arrangements.

James E. Horsley
Mr. James E. Horsley departed this life March 8, 1999. His remains rest at Winfree-Wright Funeral Service, Amherst. Complete notice will appear later.

Clarence Jackson Jr.
Clarence Jackson Jr. suddenly departed this life Sunday, March 7, 1999 at Duke University Hospital after a brief illness. He was the son of the late Rosa and Clarence Jackson Sr. He was affiliated with the White Oak Baptist Church and attended the public schools here in Lynchburg. He was employed at First Colony Insurance Co. and part-time employee of Holiday Inn Select. He leaves to cherish his precious memories three children, Miss Yvette Jackson, Miss Karen Jackson and Timothy Jackson all of Philadelphia, Pa.; four sisters, Miss Carolyn Jackson, Mrs. Patricia Walker, Mrs. Yvonne Payne and Miss Jessica Jackson all of Lynchburg; seven brothers, James Goff, Lawrence, Gary, Reginald, Kenneth, Charles all of Lynchburg and Lorenza Jackson of Dale City; a very devoted friend, Miss Veronica Hill, two grandchildren, three sisters-in-law, Mrs. Jan Jackson, Mrs. Gloria Jackson and Mrs. Mildred Jackson; two brothers-in-law, Kenneth Payne and Emmanuel Walker and a host of nephews and nieces and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be conducted at noon Saturday from Community Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Cobbs, eulogist and the Rev. Leroy Mitchell officiating. Interment will be in the Baptist Cemetery. The cortege will assemble at 1109 Polk Street. Community Funeral Home directing.

Bertha Payne Justice
Bertha Payne Justice, 90, of Rustburg, died Tuesday, March 9, 1999 at her residence after a long illness. She was the wife of Joseph William Justice. Born in Bradshaw, W.Va., Aug. 18, 1908, she was the daughter of the late Dale Payne and Mary Rife Payne. She was preceded in death by four sons and one daughter, Joe Justice, Clinton Justice, Rodger Justice, Dale Justice and Alice Justice. Bertha was a member of the Church of Christ and a loving wife, mother and grandmother. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Thomas Justice of Lynchburg and Wayne Justice and his wife, Jeanette of Athens, W.Va.; five daughters, Thelma Van Dyke of Cedar Bluff, Eleanor Newberry and Margaret Skeens and her husband, Mack both of Sugar Grove, Betty Smith of Lynchburg and Bonnie Windham of Center, Texas; one sister, Vista Smith of Lynchburg, 36 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the Claypool Hill Church of Christ. Interment will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens in Richlands. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Whitten Timberlake Chapel, also one hour prior to the service at the Claypool Hill Church of Christ on Friday and other times at the residence, 114 Clearview Cr. in Rustburg.

Gertrude Marie Lee Kiger
Gertrude Marie Lee Kiger, 83, of Bob Circle, Forest, died Monday, March 8, 1999 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the widow of William Elmo Kiger. Born in Campbell County, she was a daughter of the late Charles Joseph Lee and Mallie Maddox Lee. Mrs. Kiger was a devoted member of College Hill Baptist Church for 63 years, she served as a Deaconess, Sunday School Teacher, leader of the Training Union and a Choir Mother. She was a retired employee of the Lynchburg Hosiery Mill. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Bernice P. Barbour and a brother, Charles Joseph Lee Jr. Mrs. Kiger is survived by a daughter, Carolyn K. Burnett and her husband, Tommy R. of Forest; a sister, Josephine L. Hanks of Lynchburg; two granddaughters, Tracey Lynne Burnett and Tonda B. Lee both of Forest; two great-grandsons, Lukas C. Burnett and Andrew C. Lee both of Forest; two nieces, Cathyann H. Gray and Virginia L. Hudson and two nephews, Henry Allen Lee and Louis E. Powell Jr. A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at College Hill Baptist Church by the Rev. Jim Nelson and Dr. Jerry Falwell. Burial will be in Fort Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Whitten Timberlake Chapel and other times at the residence, 391 Bob Circle, Forest. Memorial contributions may be made to College Hill Baptist Church.

Celia Sowers Lam
Celia Sowers Lam, 86, of Montvale, passed away Tuesday, March 9, 1999. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday, Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford. Family visitation 5-8 p.m. at Updike Funeral Home, Bedford.

Stella “Edmonia” McDaniel
On Monday, March 8, 1999, Stella “Edmonia” McDaniel entered in eternal rest at the Shennadoah Valley Health Care Center in Buena Vista. Edmonia McDaniel was born in Bedford County, Feb. 1, 1924 to the late Robert McDaniel and Lillie Davis McDaniel. Edmonia was a member of the Altha Grove Baptist Church in Forest, which she faithfully attended when she could. Edmonia leaves to mourn two brothers, Clinton McDaniel of Lynchburg and Harry McDaniel and his wife, Louise of Forest; one sister, Bertha Maul and her husband, Johnny of Philadelphia, Pa.; two nieces, Mrs. Deborah Bennett of Lynchburg and Ms. Luvenia Maul of Columbia, S.C.; two uncles, Jeff Davis and his wife, Susie and Hamblin Davis and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday from the Altha Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Warren Anderson officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the home of her brother, Harry McDaniel, 4123 Cotton Town Road. Community Funeral Home directing.

Betty Morse Mickens
Mrs. Betty Morse Mickens, 80, of Arrington, departed this life Thursday, March 4, 1999, at Riverside Hospital in Newport News. Born in Hagerstown, Md., June 9, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Addie Brown Morse. She was a member of Little Zion Baptist Church, where she served as a deaconess and was a member of the Guiding Light Club. She was active in the Nelson County 4-H Club and had been a teacher’s aide at Hubbards Hill school. She was a loving wife and mother. She is survived by her husband of sixty-two years, Andrew J. Mickens Sr.; three sons, Andrew J. Mickens Jr. and wife, Jeanette of Kettering, Md., Charlie R. Mickens and wife, Lillian of Washington, D.C. and Kelvin B. Mickens and wife, Maria of Forestville, Md.; three daughters, Jacqueline Hendricks of Columbia, Md., Audrey Barnes Brown and husband, Jim of Hampton, and Carol Loving and husband, Wallace of Suitland, Md.; and adopted son, John Robie Mickens and wife, Carolyn of Washington, D.C., twelve grandchildren, one granddaughter-in-law, nine great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Millie Mickens and a host of other loving nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a son, Claude D. Mickens. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, March 12, 1999, at Byrum-Parr Funeral Home by the Rev. Maynard Jones, the Rev. Lorenzo Otey, the Rev. Robert Lee Meredith and the Rev. John Diggs, with burial in Little Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. The body will lie in state at the funeral home from noon until time of funeral. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Otis L. Morgan
Otis L. Morgan, 62, of Landover, Md., formerly of Appomattox, departed this life Sunday, March 7, 1999 at Prince George Hospital. Born in Appomattox County, Feb. 14, 1937, he was the son of Fannie D. Morgan and the late Nelson Morgan Sr. He is survived by one daughter, Onita Edwards of Vience, Calif. and two grandchildren, two brothers, Nelson Morgan Jr. and John H. Morgan; three sisters, Roberta McCoy, Ella Ferguson and Mary Ferguson, five nieces, six nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a brother, Stafford Morgan. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday from the Cannan Baptist Church, Appomattox with the Dr. C.L. Elliott officiating. Interment will be in the Morgan family cemetery. Family and friends will assemble at the church. Community Funeral Home directing.

Kate Edwards Roberts
Kate Edwards Roberts, 89, of Lynchburg, died Sunday, March 7, 1999 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Thomas Lynwood Roberts. Born June 23, 1909 in Dillon, S.C., she was the daughter of the late Isaac H. and Mamie Lloyd Edwards. Mrs. Roberts is survived by several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Spring Hill Cemetery by the Rev. John Siegle. The family will receive friends Thursday prior to the service from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Whitten Park Avenue Chapel. The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fort Hill United Methodist Church, 106 Oak Ridge Blvd., Lynchburg, Va. 24502.

George E. Saunders Jr.
Mr. George E. Saunders Jr., 48, of Bedford, passed away Monday, March 8, 1999 in the Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Funeral notice will appear later. Arrangements by Bedford Funeral Home.

James Nelson Stevens
James Nelson Stevens, 56, of Appomattox, died Monday in Lynchburg. Funeral arrangements will be given later by Bruce & Stiff Funeral Home, Appomattox.

Christine Johnson Burton
Mrs. Christine Johnson Burton of 312 Russell Woods Drive, departed this life Monday, March 8, 1999 at Avante Nursing Home after a long illness. Born in Campbell County, she was the daughter of the late Blair and Laura Reed Johnson. She was the wife of the late William Thomas Burton. She was a member of New Vine Baptist Church and she also attended Flat Creek Baptist Church. She retired from Lynchburg School System. Two sisters, Mrs. Esther Jones of Bronx, N.Y. and Mrs. Eloner Davis of Newark, N.J.; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Steva Burton; a great grandniece, Susiziene J. Cobbs; a devoted grandnephew, Henry Nathan Johnson Jr.; a devoted cousin, Maxine Bradley and a host of other relatives and friends survive her. Funeral arrangements will appear later. Community Funeral Home directing.

Edith Campbell Cash
Edith Campbell Cash, 80, of Madison Heights, died Sunday, March 7, 1999 at Lynchburg General Hospital. Whitten Monelison Chapel is serving the Cash family.

William Coleman Cook
William C. Cook, 80, of Evington, passed away Monday, March 8, 1999. Arrangements by Cook & Minnis Funeral Home, Altavista.

George Lawrence Creasy
George Lawrence Creasy, 87, of Moneta, passed away Friday, March 5, 1999. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, Walnut Grove Union Church Cemetery, Montvale. Updike Funeral Home, Bedford.

Mary Creasy Ferguson
Mary Creasy Ferguson, 64, of Lynchburg, died Sunday, March 7, 1999 at Lynchburg General Hospital. Born in Altavista, she was a daughter of the late Thomas McKinley Creasy and Willie Farthing Creasy. Ms. Ferguson was a retired Army veteran of Vietnam and a member of Lynchburg Wesleyan Church. She is survived by six sisters, Shirley C. Burkholder and her husband, Richard III of Lynchburg, Virginia C. Grishaw of Appomattox, Nancy C. Dawson and her husband, Derrill of Altavista, Gail C. Kegley and her husband, Terrell of Hurt, Robbie C. Stinnette of Evington and Sharon C. Porterfield of Columbus, Ohio; three brothers, Henry Vanabore and his wife, Louise of Hurt, Ronnie T. Creasy and his wife, Helen of Lexington, N.C. and Darrell G. Creasy of Altavista; 15 nieces, 13 great-nieces and one great-great niece, five great-nephews and a aunt, Kathrine Callahan and her husband, Wesley of Locust Grove. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Whitten Timberlake Chapel by Pastor Dick Vannoy, Pastor Barry Lawson and Pastor Paul Wheeler. Burial will be in Altavista Memorial Park with military honors by the American Legion Post #16. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home and other times at the home of a sister, Shirley, 105 Phillips Circle.

Harry Lee Hall
Harry Lee Hall, 88, of 1110 3rd Street, Altavista, died Monday, March 8, 1999 at the VA Medical Center in Salem. He was the husband of the late Annie Foldesi Hall. Born March 5, 1911 in Campbell County, he was a son of the late Will F. and Cora Frazier Hall. He was a member of St. Victoria Catholic Church, a retired employee with 47 years of service with The Lane Company and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He is survived by one son, Barry Keith Hall and his wife, Sandra of Altavista; two daughters, Mary Ann Wilson and her husband, Butch of Lynch Station and Linda Scott and her husband, Morris of Rustburg; four grandchildren, Jeffrey Peak and his wife, Dolly, Aaron Hall, Jason Scott and Jonathan Scott and one great-grandson, Hunter Peak. A funeral mass will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 10, 1999 in St. Victoria Catholic Church by Father Robert E. Dillon. Burial will follow in Altavista Memorial Park with military honors provided by DAV Chapter 46 and VFW Post 4165. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today at Finch & Finch Funeral Home, Altavista and other times at the residence.

Ms. Christine Hamlett
Ms. Christine Hamlett of Forest Hill Circle, died Saturday, March 6, 1999 at Virginia Baptist Hospital. Born in Lynchburg, she was the daughter of the late Ms. Clara Hamlett. She leaves to cherish her memory a son, Andrew Hamlett of Lynchburg; an aunt, Mrs. Cora Lee of Brookneal; other loving relatives and many friends. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday from the chapel of Carl B. Hutcherson Funeral Home with the Rev. Carl Hutcherson Jr. officiating. Interment in the Baptist Cemetery. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:45 a.m. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today. Services are entrusted to the care of Carl B. Hutcherson Funeral Home.

Clarence Jackson
Clarence Jackson of 1109 Polk Street, departed this life Sunday, March 7, 1999 in Duke University Hospital. Funeral arrangements will appear later. Community Funeral Home directing.

Caridad Green James
Caridad Green James, 88, of Lynchburg, died Friday, March 5, 1999 in Virginia Baptist Hospital. She was the wife of the late Captain William Russell James. Born May 31, 1910 in Coamo, Puerto Rico, she was a daughter of the late George William and Olivia Esperanza Colon LaBoy Green. She was a member of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church. She is survived by two sons, Charles Russell James of Greenbelt, Md. and Walter Louis James of Durham, N.C.; a daughter, Dolores Anita James of Lynchburg; a sister, Mrs. Lou Myers and a nephew, David Myers both of Norfolk and five grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory with the Rt. Rev. Frank H. Vest Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. Thursday in Arlington National Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at Heritage Funeral Service, 427 Graves Mill Road, Lynchburg, Va. 239-2405.

Henry W. Jones
A homegoing service for Henry W. Jones will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday from Mt. Shiloh Baptist Church with the Rev. Joseph D. Moore officiating and the Rev. Edward Jones eulogist. Interment will be in the church cemetery. He will lie in state at the church from noon until time of funeral. The cortege will assemble at the residence, 1999 High Peak Road, Monroe at 1:15 p.m. Services are entrusted to the care of Carl B. Hutcherson Funeral Home.

Gertrude Marie Kiger
Gertrude Marie Kiger, 83, of Forest, died Monday at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the widow of William Elmo Kiger. Whitten Timberlake Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Cecelia Harvey Lipford
Mrs. Cecelia Harvey Lipford of Rt. 2, Box 27-D, Concord, departed this life Sunday, March 7, 1999 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was born Sept. 26, 1940, the daughter of the late Willie W. and Annie Scruggs Harvey. She was the wife of the late William G. Lipford. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 11, 1999 at Mt. Obed Baptist Church with the Rev. Edward McKoy officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. His remains will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service. The family will assemble at the residence. Community Funeral Home directing.

Stella “Edmonia” McDaniel
Stella “Edmonia” McDaniel departed this life Monday, March 8, 1999 in Shenandoah Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements will appear later. Community Funeral Home directing.

Otis L. Morgan
Otis L. Morgan, 62, departed this life Sunday, March 7, 1999 in Landover, Md. Funeral arrangements will appear later. Community Funeral Home directing.

Inathe Marie Godfrey Perdue
NORWOOD — Inathe Marie Godfrey Perdue, 74, of Norwood, died Sunday afternoon, March 7, 1999 at her residence. Born Sept. 8, 1924 at Cedartown, Md., she was a daughter of the late Nelson J. Godfrey and Mildred McRoberts Godfrey. Mrs. Perdue was a retired Postmaster of the Norwood Post Office with 25 years of service, a member of Bethany United Methodist Church in Norwood. She was Sect. and Tres. of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 17 of Nelson County and in recent years was named Women of the Year by the State Auxiliary. She was a founder and charter member of the Auxiliary in Nelson County. She is survived by her husband, Rev. E. Clarence Perdue; three daughters, Particia P. Turner of Wingina, Linda P. Leap of Scottsville and Rebecca P. Mohlere of Davidson, N.C.; a son, E. Clarence “E.C.” Perdue Jr. of Norwood; a sister, Helen G. Shirk of Pocomoke, Md., eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. tonight at Wells/Sheffield Funeral Chapel in Lovingston with Lay Speaker Mrs. Pat Price officiating with interment in the Bates Memorial Cemetery in Snow Hill, Md. at 3 p.m. Wednesday. The family will receive friends following the service tonight at the funeral home and all other times at the family residence in Norwood.

Arnold Tye Queener
Arnold Tye Queener, 72, of 102 Valley View Drive, Altavista, died Monday, March 8, 1999 at his home. He was the husband of the late Helen Anthony Queener. Born Jan. 11, 1927 in Belle County, Ky., he was a son of the late Lawrence Hugh Queener and Pearl Phipps Queener Rutherford. He was a retired employee of Montague Betts and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He is survived by one son, John A. Queener of Altavista; three daughters, Irene Q. Melton, Bonnie Q. Smith and Clarsie Q. Morris all of Altavista; six brothers, John Queener of Helenville, Tenn., Everette Queener of Columbia, Ohio, Hugh Queener of Spring Hill, Fla., Bob Queener and Jerry Queener both of Altavista and Donald Rutherford of Coco Beach, Fla.; one sister, Jean Salisbury of Lake City, Tenn. and 10 grandchildren. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 11, 1999 in Altavista Memorial Park by the Rev. Latta Terry. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Finch & Finch Funeral Home, Altavista and other times at the residence. The family suggests that those wishing to make memorials consider the Altavista Life Saving Crew, P.O. Box 1, Altavista, Va. 24517.

Kate Edwards Roberts
Kate Edwards Roberts, 89, of Lynchburg, died Sunday, March 7, 1999 at Lynchburg General Hospital. Whitten Park Avenue Chapel is serving the Roberts family.

Mrs. Dollie Robinson
A funeral service for Mrs. Dollie Robinson will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, 1999 at Scottzion Baptist Church with the Rev. A.A. Winn officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. His remains will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service. The family will assemble at 1526 Early Street. Community Funeral Home directing.

Mrs. Malinda G. Turner
A funeral service for Mrs. Malinda G. Turner will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bolling Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Edward Jones officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. Her remains will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service. The family will assemble at 373 Bolling Hill Lane. Community Funeral Home directing.

Mildred Rush Booth
Mildred Rush Booth, 83, of Bedford and formerly of Lynchburg, died Saturday, March 6, 1999 at Bedford Memorial Hospital. She was the widow of Robert M. Booth. Born in Lynchburg April 17, 1915, she was a daughter of the late John S. and Beulah Evans Rush. Mrs. Booth was retired from Marvin V. Templeton & Son’s, Inc. and was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church. She is survived by one sister, Elizabeth Saunders and her husband Richard of Moneta; four nieces, Nancy Cragg and her husband Tom of Mooresville, N.C., Beverly Hayden and her husband Mike of Charlotttesville, Barbara Cheek and her husband Paul of Mooresville, and Rebecca Arney and her husband Bob of Bedford; one nephew Michael Saunders and his wife Shenna of Bedford; and numerous great nieces and nephews. A graveside funeral service will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Presbyterian Cemetery with the Rev. Alfred Duncan officiating. Friends and family may visit at the home of Elizabeth and Richard Saunders after 4:30 p.m. today. Diuguid Waterlick Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

P. Wright Burks
P. Wright Burks, 86, of Bedford, died Sunday, March 7, 1999 in Oakwood Manor Nursing Home. He was born in Bedford County on April 15, 1912, a son of the late Hiram Parks Burks, and May Pauline Wright Burks. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Lois Heaberlin Burks, and a brother, Edgar Parks Burks. He was a retired employee of Appalachian Power Company, and was a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church. He is survived by a daughter, Mary Linda Oliver, Alexandria; two granddaughters, Sarah Oliver, Manassas, and Kathleen Wagner, Ashburn. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, March 9, 1999 at 1:30 p.m., St. Thomas Episcopal Church with the Rev. Louis C. Fischer, III officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family suggest those who wish to make memorials consider St. Thomas Episcopal Church, P. O. Box 1008, Bedford, Va. 24523. The family will receive friends following the service in the church parish hall. Arrangements are being handled by Carder-Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford (586-3443).

Grace Vincent Cunningham
Grace Vincent Cunningham, 88, of Cary, N.C. died Friday, March 5, 1999 at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. She was the wife of the late Clarence Ray Cunningham. Born in Winterville, N.C., Nov. 1, 1910, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Esther Manning Vincent. She was a retired nurse and a former director of Miller Home for Girls, and a member of Parkview United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one son, Vincent Cunningham; one brother, Horace Vincent; and one sister, Susie Rubell. Mrs. Cunningham is survived by one son, Melvin D. Cunningham, and his wife Barbara M. of Cary, N.C.; one daughter-in-law, Janice Cunningham of Lynchburg; three brothers, Loyd Vincent of Greenville, N.C., Gurvas Vincent of Winterville, N.C. and Clarence Vincent, Jr.,; four sisters, Edna E. Harris, Danez Decuzzi, both of Winterville, N.C., Blanche Johnston, of Emerald City, N.C., and Josephine Strickland, of Whittakers, N.C.; two grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Spring Hill Cemetery by the Rev. Eugene R. Larkin. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. today at the Whitten Timberlake Chapel. The family request those who wish to make memorial contributions to consider Miller Home for Girls.

Ruby May Edwards
Ruby May Edwards, 86, of Moneta passed away Saturday, March 6, 1999. Arrangements by Updike Funeral Home, Bedford.

William H. Farmer
SURFSIDE BEACH, S.C. - William H. Farmer died March 6, 1999 at Grand Strand Hospital. He was born July 25, 1933 in Lynchburg, the son of Marvin and Louise Phillips Farmer. Mr. Farmer was a retired US Air Force Veteran having served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was employed at Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio for 14 years before retiring to Surside Beach in Feb., 1987. Mr. Farmer was a Christian and attended First Methodist Church in Surfside Beach. Mr. Farmer is survived by his wife of 43 years, Lacy Carr Farmer; one daughter, Lisa Rhae Burgess and her husband, Don of Surfside; one granddaughter, Lacy Ann Burgess of Surfside; one son, William H. Farmer, Jr. of Cincinnati; two brothers, Marvin A. Farmer, Jr. of Altavista, and James W. Farmer of Lynchburg; one sister, Sandra Farmer Maschal of Lynchburg; one sister-in-law, Ellen Carr Shotwell and her husband Philip Shotwell of Long Island. Services will be held 4 p.m. today at Hillcrest Cemetery Chapel. Entombment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery Mausoleum. Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel, S.C. is in charge of arrangements.

Corine Henrietta Boisjoly Gadarowski
Corine Henrietta Boisjoly Gadarowski of Salem died Sunday. A memorial mass will be held 11 a.m. today at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Lynchburg. Arrangements by Carder-Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford (586-3443).

Clare Henry
Mrs. Clare Henry, formerly of Big Island, died Saturday, March 6, 1999 in the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville, Va. Born in Bedford County, she was the daughter of the late Nathaniel and Celia Otey Richie. Her husband was the late Roland Henry. She professed her faith in Christ at Reed Creek Baptist Church. She leaves to cherish her memory a brother, Knowlton Richie of Big Island; a sister, Mrs. Carrie Minnis of Lynchburg; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family is receiving friends at the residence of her brother in Big Island, and at 601 Smyth Street. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. from Reed Creek Baptist Church, Rev. Curtis Moore officiating. Interment will be in the church. The cortege will assemble at the residence of her brother at 12:45 p.m. Services are entrusted to the care of Carl B. Hutcherson Funeral Home.

James Grey Jennings, Sr.
James Grey Jennings, Sr., 90, of Madison Heights, died Saturday, March 6, 1999 in Virginia Baptist Hospital. He was the husband of the late Cecil Turner Jennings. He was born Feb. 17, 1909 in Naola, the son of the late John William Jennings and Lucy Mae Jennings. He was a retired carpenter, a member of the Carpenters Union, an Army Veteran of World War II and a member of Amelon United Methodist Church, where he was an Honorary Board Member. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Barbara Sue Nuckols, six brothers and two sisters. He is survived by three sons, Percy L. Jennings and his wife, Edna, James G. Jennings, Jr. and his wife, Valerie and John W. Jennings and his wife, Judy of Madison Heights; two daughters, Mary Thomas and her husband, Marvin A. of Lynchburg and Cookie J. Straebel and her husband, James H. of Madison Heights; thirteen grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Whitten Monelison Chapel by the Rev. Tommy Lee and the Rev. Hugh Bumgarner. Interment will be in Fort Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials be made to Amelon United Methodist Church, Monelison Vol. Fire Dept. or Monelison Rescue Squad.

Earl R. Johnson
Earl R. Johnson, 76, of the Elks National Home, Bedford, passed away Sunday, March 7, 1999. Arrangements by Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford.

Cecelia Lipford
Mrs. Cecelia Lipford of Concord departed this life Sunday morning at Lynchburg General Hospital. The announcement will appear later. Her remains rest at the Community Funeral Home.

William M. McKinney
CONCORD - William Madison McKinney, 78, of Route 1 died Sunday afternoon, March 7, 1999 at Bedford Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Venezuela Thompson McKinney. Born in Lynchburg, Oct. 17, 1920, he was the son of the late William M. and Lelia Carroll McKinney. He was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church and the N & W Bent Rail Railroad Association. He was a retired Station Master with the N & W Railroad and a World War II U.S. Army Air Force Veteran. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Robert A. (Bob) McKinney of Concord; a daughter, Judy M. Frazier and her husband Michael of Forest; three grandchildren, Erica Shahinian-Miller and her husband Tyson of Boonsboro, Charlie E. McKinney and Johnny M. McKinney, both of Concord; a sister, Lelia M. Jones, Lynchburg; three nieces, Carolyn Jones and Ruby Wills, both of Lynchburg and Hilda Vaughan and her husband Ted of Rifle, Colo. He was preceded in death by a brother, John Wilson McKinney. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, 1999 at Robinson Funeral Home by the Rev. Bart Weakley with burial in Concord Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-8:30 p.m. today and other times at the residence. Those who wish to make memorials are asked to consider the Concord Volunteer Rescue Squad.

Willie Beatrice Conner Newbill
Mrs. Willie Beatrice Conner Newbill, 84, of Nathalie died March 6, 1999 at Halifax Regional Hospital. Survivors include: two sons, Larry Newbill of Richmond, Page Newbill of Nathalie; one daughter, Dolores Taylor of Richmond; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Harold Conner of Scottsburg. Funeral services will be held today, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Laurel Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Clover Cemetery. Powell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

James Carr Pool
James Carr Pool, 34, of Alton died Saturday, March 6, 1999. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Halifax Memorial Gardens. Powell Funeral Home in charge of arrange-ments.

Vernard Edward Powell, Sr.
Vernard Edward Powell, Sr. of Lynchburg, died Saturday, March 6, 1999 in Camelot Hall Nursing Home. He was the husband of Thelma Dawson Powell. He was born May 31, 1909 in Lynchburg, the son of the late Thomas Edward Powell and Ora Ellen Brooks Powell. He retired from Mead Corporation and was a member of Moose Lodge 715 and Keystone Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Dorothy Elizabeth Powell. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Vernard E. Powell, Jr. and his wife, June and Raymond Powell and his wife, Ann of Lynchburg; two daughters, Willie Ora Lucado of Newport News and Frances Jones of Fredericksburg; one brother, Wyatt Powell and one sister, Louise English of Lynchburg; thirteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Whitten Park Avenue Chapel by Dr. Monty Fox. Interment will be in Tyreeanna United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials be made to Keystone Baptist Church.

Dollie A. Robinson
Mrs. Dollie A. Robinson, 78, of 1526 Early Street, Lynchburg departed this life Sunday, March 7, 1999 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of Sampson Robinson. She was the daughter of the late William Abbitt and the late Sally Linthicum Abbitt. She was preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Wilbert R. Abbitt, Sr.; a grandson, Wilbert R. Abbitt, Jr.; one sister; Clarine A. Evans; and one brother, Charlie Abbitt all of Lynchburg; two sisters-in-law; one great-grandchild and devoted niece Eva Williams. The family is receiving friends at the residence. The funeral announcement will appear later. Her remains rest at Community Funeral Home.

David Marshall Snyder
David Marshall Snyder, 47, of Goode, died Saturday, March 6, 1999 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Lynda Miller Snyder. Born in Newark, N.J. June 21, 1951, he was a son of the late Irving and Joy Snyder. He was the owner of the Art Learning Center. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Joy Jessica, Terianne Lynn, and David Marshall Snyder, Jr.; two brothers, Robert Snyder of N.C. and Michael Snyder of Conn.; and one granddaughter, Anastasia Marie Snyder. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Whitten Timberlake Chapel by the Rev. Richard Daily. Interment will follow in Virginia Memorial park. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Stella Louise Hoback Thomas
Stella Louise Hoback Thomas, 70, of Bedford, passed away Friday, March 5, 1999 in the Carilion Bedford Memorial Hospital. She was born March 10, 1928 in Bedford County, a daughter of the late Charlie Hoback and Florence Sands Hoback. She was a member of the Nicopolis United Methodist Church, a charter member and the first Senior Regent of the Women of the Moose #1005, and a retired employee of the Rubatex Corporation. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie (Bill) Thomas. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Russell and Dorothy Thomas, Bedford; a daughter and son-in-law, Sally and Ronnie Radford, Boones Mill; two brothers, W. S. Hoback, Roanoke, Ernest Hoback, Radford; two sisters, Georgia Burton, Pearisburg, Rubye Gearhart, Bedford; five grandchildren, Michelle and Keith Soverns, Bedford, Sheila Drake, Sterling, Scott Thomas, Cindy Tinsley, both of Bedford; two great-grand-daughters, Brittany Drake, Emily Soverns; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, March 8, 1999 at 2 p.m. from the Nicopolis United Methodist Church by the Rev. Wayne Murphy and the Rev. Garry Shelton. Interment with a Women of the Moose service, will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may call after 12 p.m. today and the family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Updike Funeral Home, Bedford.

William Thomas Watson
William Thomas Watson, 86, of Moneta, died Friday, March 5, 1999. He was partner in Watson Brothers Strawberry Farm. Graveside services 11 a.m. today at Morgan’s Baptist Church Cemetery. Carder-Tharp Funeral Home, Bedford 586-3443.

Esther Marsh White
Esther Marsh White, 91, of Montvale, died Saturday, March 6, 1999. Funeral services will be today at 1 p.m. at Carder-Tharp Funeral Home, Bedford. The family will receive friends following the service.

Thomas Edward (Pat) Adams
ARRINGTON - Thomas Edward (Pat) Adams, 88, died Saturday, March 6, 1999 at the Lovingston Health Care Center. He was the husband of the late Frances Purvis Adams. Born July 14, 1910 in Amherst County, he was a son of the late Samuel William and Josephine Thomas Adams. He was a member of the Fleetwood Harmony Lodge #92 AF & AM of Shipman. He is survived by two sisters, Doris Adams Fulcher of Amherst and Margaret Adams Bowling of Arrington. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, March 8, 1999 at 2 p.m. at Driskill Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Robert Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in the Amherst Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Chapel from 7-8:30 p.m. today. Memorial contributions may be made to the Roseland Rescue Squad or the Nelson County Rescue Squad.

Mildred Rush Booth
Mildred Rush Booth, 83, died Saturday, March 6, 1999 at Bedford Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Diuguid Waterlick Chapel.

Gladys Bowling
Ms. Gladys Bowling, formerly of Amherst departed this life Thursday in New York. She was the daughter of the late Verda Irving Cashwell and Isaac Bowling. She is survived by a daughter, Barbara W. Milton; one granddaughter; two brothers; one sister; one aunt; a host of cousins and other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, 11 a.m. at Camelot Funeral Home, 174 Stevens Ave., Mt. Vernon, N.Y. Camelot Funeral Home, N.Y. is in charge of the arrangements.

Daniel C. Brown
Daniel C. Brown of Lynchburg died Friday in Ft. Lauderdale Fla. Funeral announcement will appear later. Community Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

William Albert Dickerson
William Albert Dickerson, 72, of Grace Lodge, died Friday, March 5, 1999. He was the husband of Betty Lou Evans Dickerson. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Old City Cemetery. Whitten Park Avenue in charge of arrangements.

Burgess Anderson Duff, Sr.
Burgess Anderson Duff, Sr., 89, of Madison Heights, died Saturday, March 6, 1999 in Autumn Care in Altavista. He was the husband of the late Clove Jackson Duff. He was born Oct. 4, 1909 in Green County, the son of the late Vol Richeson Duff and Mary Clements Duff. He retired from Lynchburg Foundry and was a member of Elon Presbyterian Church. He was preceded in death by a grandson, B.A. “Tootie” Duff, III; a great grandson, Garret Bradley Anderson Sale; one brother, George H. Duff; and two sisters, Gladys D. Morey and Eleanor D. Walton. He is survived by one son, B.A. “Sonny” Duff, Jr. and his wife, Diane; one daughter, Judy D. Gunter and her husband, Percy of Madison Heights; four grandchildren, Gwen G. Parr and her husband, Greg, Michael A. Gunter and his wife Kelley, Penny G. Morris and her husband, Robbie and Angela D. Sale and her husband, Forest; ten great-grandchildren; one brother, Richard H. Duff of Madison Heights; and two sisters, Dorothy D. Eggleston of Madison Heights and Frances D. Hanson of Plymouth, Mass. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Whitten Monelison Chapel by the Rev. Hugh Bumgarner. Interment will be in Amherst Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and other times at the residence of his daughter, Judy, 193 Wells Road. The family suggests memorials be made to Autumn Care Resident Council, 1317 Lola Avenue, Altavista, 24517.

Christine Hamlett
Ms. Christine Hamlett died Saturday at Virginia Baptist Hospital. Survivors include a son, Andrew. Carl B. Hutcherson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements, 836-1337.

Clara Henry
Mrs. Clara Henry, of Big Island, died Saturday at U.Va. Hospital in Charlottesville. Survivors include one brother and sister. Arrangements by Carl B. Hutcherson Funeral Home, 846-1337.

Caridad Green James
Caridad Green James died Friday, March 5, 1999 in Virginia Baptist Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete. Heritage Funeral Service & Crematory, 239-2405.

Sam D. James
Sam D. James, 69, of 1613 Holbrook Street, N.E., Washington, D.C. and formerly of Pittsylvania County died Friday in Circle Manor Nursing Home in Kensington, Md. Funeral arrangements are being made by Miller Funeral Home, Gretna, Va.

James Greg Jennings, Sr.
James Greg Jennings, Sr., 90, of Lynchburg died Saturday, March 6, 1999. Whitten Monelison Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Henry Washington Jones
Henry Washington Jones, 92, of 1999 High Peak Road, Monroe entered into eternal rest on Friday, March 5, 1999 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the devoted husband of Edith Robinson Jones for 62 years. He was the son of the late William Sandrus Jones and the late Willie Rucker Jones. He was preceded in death by five sisters and three brothers. He was born Feb. 11, 1907 in Amherst County near Tobacco Row Mountain/Hicks Country Store Community where he was a faithful member of Mt. Shiloh Baptist Church in Monroe. He was retired from the Amherst County School System where he was employed for 42 years. He was also a member of the Robert F. Braxton Lodge #318, Associate Patron of the Easter Star Lodge, and 32nd Degree Constantine #105 Most Worthy Grand Lodge-Prince Hall Affiliation. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three brothers, Raymond Lewis Jones and his wife Mary of Williamsburg, Robert Lee Jones and his wife Dorothy of Richmond, and Cleveland D. Jones and his wife Aileen of Monroe; two sisters-in-law, Myrtle B. Jones of Madison Heights and Stella Jones Sledd of Monroe; a devoted niece, Mary Margaret Roberson and her husband Norman of Mt. Vernon, New York and a host of other nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. The family is receiving friends at the residence. A home-going service will be held at Mt. Shiloh Baptist Church on Wednesday, March 9, 1999 at 2 p.m., the Rev. Joseph D. Moore, Sr. officiating, and the Rev. Edward Jones, Eulogist. He will lie in state at the church from noon Wednesday until time of service. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Carl B. Hutcherson Funeral Home is directing.

James Abner Lewis
APPOMATTOX - James Abner Lewis, 74, of Route 1, died Saturday morning, March 6, 1999 in Virginia Baptist Hospital. He was the husband of Peggy Louise Harris Lewis. Born in Appomattox County, March 5, 1925, he was a son of the late George Washington and Mary Waugh Lewis. He was a faithful member of Rocks Baptist Church and was a retired employee of Babcock and Wilcox NNFD. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter and her husband, Mary Anne and Karl Freshwater; two grandchildren, Kristin Lewis Freshwater and Justin Thomas Freshwater, all of Appomattox; five sisters, Hope L. McConnell, of Madison Heights, Love L. Foster of Concord, Mary L. Hawkins and her husband, Morris of Lynchburg, Martha L. Paulette and her husband, Ronald of Appomattox, Ruth L. Adie and her husband, Harry of Madison Heights; one brother, Joseph Lewis and his wife, Betty of Appomattox; three sisters-in-law, Estelle Lewis and Rose Lewis, both of Appomattox, and Alma Lewis of Farmville; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Abraham, George W. Jr., Jacob and Isaac; a sister, Faith L. Guy and three brothers-in-law, Arnold Guy, Willis McConnell and Robert Foster. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Rocks Baptist Church by the Rev. Tom Jones and the Rev. Barry Tucker. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Robinson Funeral Home from 3-5 p.m. today and at other times at the residence. Those who wish to make memorials, please consider the American Cancer Society or your favorite charity.

Stephen Riley Mayhew
Stephen Riley Mayhew, 39, of Chino, Calif., died Feb. 21, 1999 in San Bernardino, Calif. Born Aug. 12, 1959 in Campbell County, he was the son of the Patsy Mayhew Goff of Altavista and the late Melvin R. Mayhew. Formerly of Hurt, Stephen was a construction worker and welder in Calif. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Debra Mayhew and three step children all of Chino, Calif.; one sister, Stephanie Mayhew Worley; one nephew, Bryce Worley; grandmother, Adell Shelton all of Altavista; one uncle, Buddy Shelton of Hurt; one aunt, Carolyn Mayhew Porter of Lynchburg; a very special person to Stephen, Ashley Norman of Chatham. A graveside service will be conducted by the Rev. David Bayse at the Mayhew family cemetery in Gretna on Tuesday, March 9, 1999 at 2 p.m.

Virginia Dudley Meadows
Virginia Dudley Meadows, 71, of 915 Park Street, Altavista, died Friday, March 5, 1999 at her home. She was the wife of the late Jimmy Lee Meadows. Born Sept. 11, 1927 in Campbell County, she was a daughter of the late Houston James Dudley, Sr. and Bernice Mae Stone Dudley. She attended Altavista Church of God of Prophecy. She is survived by a son, Johnny B. Harvey, Jr. of Australia; three grandchildren, Jay Harvey, Lauren Harvey and Steven Harvey. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Houston James Dudley, Lloyd Bernard Dudley and Curtis Mead Dudley. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 9, 1999 in Altavista Church of God of Prophecy by the Rev. Cecil Frazier. Burial will follow in Altavista Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Finch & Finch Funeral Home, Altavista, from 7-8:30 p.m. Monday.

Betty Morse Mickens
Betty Morse Mickens, 80, of Arrington, departed this life Thursday at Riverside Hospital in Newport News. Survived by husband, Andrew J. Mickens, Sr.; three sons; three daughters. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Byrum-Parr Funeral Home.

Horace Ray Overstreet
Horace Ray Overstreet, 70, of Altavista, passed away Saturday, March 6, 1999. Funeral Monday, 11 a.m. Updike Funeral Chapel, Huddleston. Family visitation 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Raymond Howard Stinnett
Raymond Howard Stinnett, 58, of 138 Camden Drive, Madison Heights, died Friday, March 5, 1999 in Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Mary Ann Tyree Stinnett. He was born Jan. 17, 1941 in Lynchburg, the son of the late Russell Dual Stinnett and Anna Morgan Stinnett. He was an employee of Commercial Steel Erectors, a Marine veteran and a member of Union Christian Church. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Raymond A. “Tony” Stinnett and Teresa and Kevin Scott Stinnett and Terry Layne; two grandchildren, Ashleigh Dawn Stinnett and Colby Scott Stinnett of Madison Heights; and one brother, Ronnie E. Stinnett of Lynchburg. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday in Whitten Monelison Chapel by Dr. W. Donald Weaver and Dr. Charles W. Hughes. Interment will be in Fort Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 3:30-5:30 p.m. today at the funeral home and other times at the residence. The family suggests memorials be made to Union Christian Church.

Stella Louise Hoback Thomas
Stella Louise Hoback Thomas, 70, of Bedford, passed away Friday, March 5, 1999 in the Carilion Bedford Memorial Hospital. She was born March 10, 1928 in Bedford County, a daughter of the late Charlie Hoback and Florence Sands Hoback. She was a member of the Nicopolis United Methodist Church, a charter member and the first Senior Regent of the Women of the Moose #1005, and a retired employee of the Rubatex Corporation. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie (Bill) Thomas. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Russell and Dorothy Thomas, Bedford; a daughter and son-in-law, Sally and Ronnie Ragland, Boones Mill; two brothers, W. S. Hoback, Roanoke, Ernest Hoback, Radford; two sisters, Georgia Burton, Pearlsburg, Rubye Gearhart, Bedford; five grandchildren, Michelle and Keith Soverns, Bedford, Sheila Drake, Sterling, Scott Thomas, Cindy Thomas, both of Bedford; a great-grand-daughter, Brittany Drake; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, March 8, 1999 at 2 p.m. from the Nicopolis United Methodist Church by the Rev. Wayne Murphy and the Rev. Garry Shelton. Interment with a Women of the Moose service, will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may call after 12 p.m. today and the family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Updike Funeral Home, Bedford.

Ethel Hardt Thompson
Ethel Hardt Thompson, 81, of Lynchburg, died Friday, March 5, 1999 at her residence. She was the wife of the late Claude S. Thompson. Born in Brooklyn N.Y., July 4, 1917, she was a daughter of the late Fred Hardt and Ethel Bergen Hardt. Mrs. Thompson was a loving wife, mother and homemaker, and a member of New Concord Presbyterian Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Deborah Sue Thompson. Mrs. Thompson is survived by one son, Arthur W. (Buddy) Thompson and his wife, Hazel, of Lynchburg; five sisters, Minnie White of Fla., Margie Alberici, of N.Y., Elsie Sipp and her husband, Charlie of Fla., Mary Wallace of Pa., Edna Savage of Fla.; three brothers, Georgie Hardt of N.Y., Richard Hardt and his wife Mary Ann, and Fredy Hardt and his wife Louise all of N.Y.; three grandchildren, Brenda Wood and her husband, Jeff of Evington, Annie Wilmouth and her husband Steve and Arthur (Bud) Thompson, Jr. and Susan all of Lynchburg; eleven great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in New Concord Presbyterian Cemetery by the Rev. Jeff Hayes. The family will receive friends from 3-4:30 p.m. today at Whitten Timberlake Chapel.

Malinda Gaston Turner
Mrs. Malinda Gaston Turner, 81, Madison Heights, went to her heavenly home on Friday, March 5, 1999 at Lynchburg General Hospital after a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late Zeb Gaston and the late Martha Brown Gaston and the wife of the late Deacon Silas L. Turner. She was preceded in death by two brothers Zeb and Robert Gaston, Sr.; three sisters, Margaret G. Stubbs, Mary G. Joy and Julia G. Williams; and one son, William (Peter Rabitt) Jones. She leaves to cherish her memory five daughters, Flora A. Tweedy, Madison Heights, Emily J. Sutton, Arlington, Juanita Morris, Lynchburg, Barbara J. Tinsley, Forestville, Md., and Louise J. Winters, Guthrie, Ky.; nine sons, Gregory Turner, Sidney Turner, James Rose, Lynchburg, Charlie Rose, Carrington Rose, Lester Rose, Edward Banks, Madison Heights, and Larry D. Jones, Sr. of Washington, D.C.; two sons-in-law, James Sutton, Arlington, and George Winters, Guthrie, Ky; three daughters-in-law, Jane E. Turner, Lynchburg, Betty Rose, Madison Heights, Brenda J. Jones, Lynchburg; two sisters-in-law, Bettie P. Gaston and Nannie Harris-Gaston, Madison Heights; two grandchildren who lived with her, Paula M. Tweedy and Clarence (Danny) Tweedy, III; one great-grandson of the home, Zachariah Timmons. A devoted life-long friend Annie Cabell of Madison Heights; twenty-six grand-children, thirteen great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. The family is receiving friends at 373 Bolling Hill Lane, Madison Heights. Her remains rest at Community Funeral Home.

William Thomas Watson
William Thomas Watson, 86, of Moneta, died Friday, March 5, 1999. He was partner in Watson Brothers Strawberry Farm. Graveside services 11 a.m. Monday at Morgan’s Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation 6-7:30 p.m. today at Carder-Tharp Funeral Home, Bedford 586-3443.

Esther Marsh White
Esther Marsh White, 91, of Montvale, died Saturday, March 6, 1999, in an Altavista nursing home. She was born in Lynchburg on Jan. 25, 1908, a daughter of the late James William Marsh and Mina Johnson Marsh. She was a member of the former Montvale United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Amonett Berkley White; two brothers, Malcolm R. Marsh, Sr. and Marvin Adair Marsh. She is survived by a sister, Evelyn Marsh Jones of Altavista; a sister-in-law, Katherine Spottswood Marsh of Bedford; a niece, Barbara Jones Dunn, Lynchburg; two nephews, Malcolm R. Marsh, Jr., Orlando, Fla., James E. Marsh, Raritan, N.J. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Monday, March 8, 1999 at the Carder-Tharp Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Gasque Dunn officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. Memorials may be made to your favorite charity. Arrangements by Carder-Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory, 586-3443.


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