Cynthia Banks

Apr 28, 2024

Ms. Cynthia Banks, 67, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2024, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, Goldsboro, NC.


A funeral service will be held Sunday, May 5, 2024 at Tharp Funeral Home Lynchburg at 1:30 p.m. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior. Burial will follow the service at Clarkstown Cemetery.


Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family. 

Samuel Berlin Jones

Apr 28, 2024

Samuel Berlin Jones, 70, of Moneta passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2024. He was born on January 16, 1954, to the late James Willian Jones, Sr, and Grace Persinger Jones. In addition to his parents Samuel was preceded in death by sister, Faye Calvert; brother-in-law, Larry Calvert; beloved cat, Pee Wee.

 Samuel was hardworking, giving and lived a simple life....

Neil Hudnall Smith

Apr 27, 2024

Neil Hudnall Smith, of Madison Heights, passed away on April 27, 2024. He was born on March 5, 1934, a son of the late James Herbert Smith and Beatrice Nash Smith.

Neil was a graduate of Randolph Henry High School and Phillips Business College. After graduating college, Neil enlisted in the United States Army, where he was stationed in Germany.

Neil retired...

Sabrina Sadler Lewis

Apr 27, 2024

Sabrina Lewis, of Lynchburg, Va, passed away at her residence on Saturday, April 27, 2024.A Private family only visitation will be held Friday, per Sabrina's request Tharp Funeral Home Lynchburg is assisting the family.

Jacqualine Louise McNavish

Apr 27, 2024

Jacqualine Louise McNavish, 78, of Lynchburg, Virginia passed away on April 27, 2024. She


was the daughter of the late Jack Burford and Adron Burford and the wife of Kenneth John


McNavish for 60 years, Jacqualine Louise McNavish was born November 4, 1945 in Concord. 


Va. She is survived by her children: Christopher McNavish and Wife Lee, Denise Fink and 


Husband Mike and Michael...

Margaret Presgraves

Apr 27, 2024

Margaret Marrow Presgraves of Front Royal, VA passed away on April 27, 2024, at the age of 93, 1 month before her 94th birthday after a long struggle with Parkinson's Disease. 

 Margie is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Randy, of 71 years, her two children Allen Presgraves (Jan), and Susan Robinson (Scott), grandchildren; Austin, Shae, Jordan, and Nathan, and...

Joshua Chandler Reynolds

Apr 27, 2024

Joshua Chandler Reynolds, husband of Michelle Thompson Reynolds, devoted son of Judy Chandler Reynolds and the late Eddie Reynolds passed away at his residence on April 27, 2024. Josh was born on December 9, 1980, in Lynchburg, but grew up on the family farm in Bedford, where he spent countless hours farming with his dad.

Josh graduated from Liberty High School,...

Gary Lynn Chisom

Apr 26, 2024

Gary Lynn Chisom, 66, of Goodview, Virginia, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2024. Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Donald, Sr., and Sarah Chisom; sister, Bonnie Ledbetter; and brothers, Dale Chisom and Charles “Alan” Chisom.

Gary is survived by his daughter, Nichole Adams, and her husband Mitchell “JR”, three amazing grandchildren, Madison, Makayla,and Maycy Adams; brothers, Donald “Buddy”...

Dr. James Young Simms

Apr 25, 2024

Dr. James Young Simms, Jr. passed away on April 25, 2024. He was born on November 1, 1936, a son of the late James Young Simms, Sr. and Vera Ellen Seibert.

Dr. Simms was Elliott Emeritus Professor of History and teaching Fellow in the Wilson Center. Dr. Simms joined the faculty of Hampden - Sydney in 1968. He served in the...

James Parks

Apr 25, 2024

James (Jim) Edward Parks, 87, of Lynchburg, VA passed away on April 25, 2024. He was the born to James Lee and Cammie Lee (Johnson) Parks and was married to Roberta (Robby) Lynn Parks for 42 years before she went to Heaven on November 27, 2019.


James was born on January 30, 1937 in Charlotte, North Carolina. He attended school around...