Jacqueline Nielsen Vesper

Oct 31, 2023

Jacqueline Vesper passed away suddenly on October 31st, 2023. She was born on February 27th, 1945, in Watford, England to the late Elsie May Coffman and William Nielsen. 

Jacqueline came to America when she was 18 months old. It was a part of her life she was extremely proud of. She was a loving wife to the late Phillip Vesper. 


Emily Anne (Kachmar) Odey

Oct 31, 2023

Emily Anne (Kachmar) Odey, a longtime resident of Concord, NH, entered eternal rest at the age of 85 on Oct.31,2023 in Lynchburg, VA, where she spent her last years close to her family. “Mimi” to her five grandsons, Emily was a cherished wife, mother, grandmother, sister, “cat- mom” and friend. She will always be remembered by her humor and kindness...

Benjamin T. "Tom" Garbee

Oct 31, 2023

Benjamin T. "Tom" Garbee, a cherished father, grandfather, brother, uncle and dear friend to many, age 75, of Lynchburg, VA, bid his final farewell in his home on the morning of October 31, 2023, stepping into the embrace of his Savior.   

 Born on January 12, 1948, as the eldest of three to the late Benjamin Thornton and Nellie Williams...

Jane Elizabeth Tatum

Oct 31, 2023

Jane Elizabeth Tatum, 80, passed away on October 31, 2023.

Born in Rocky Mount, NC, but raised in Wilmington, NC, she lived in the loving care of her mother until 2004. Jane had intellectual disabilities and lived at L’Arche until she became physically disabled. She flourished with the loving care that her caregivers provided at Deerfield Home in Amherst.


Wayne Christopher Clark

Oct 30, 2023

Wayne Christopher Clark, 66, of Amherst, Virginia, passed away on Monday, October 30, 2023, at University of Virginia Medical Center. Born on March 25, 1957, in Bellow Falls, Vermont, he was the son of the late Joseph Leo Clark and Regis Geraldine Mayne Bowman. He was also preceded in death by a sister April Mayne.

Surviving are his partner in...

Jimmy Lee Pritchett

Oct 30, 2023

"To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord."

Jimmy Lee "Blackjack" Pritchett of Rustburg, VA went to his home in Heaven on October 30, 2023, at his residence. Blackjack was born in Lynchburg, VA on May 17, 1938. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawson Wayne Pritchett, and Mildred Gunter Pritchett. He was...

Francene Brown Jackson

Oct 29, 2023

Francene Brown Jackson passed away peacefully in her home on October 29,2023 at the age of 74.

Born April 7,1949 in Lynchburg, Va to the late William Brown and Mary Wood Jones, she was also preceded in death by her Great Grandson Christopher Quarles Jr and her sister Brenda Watson.

She is survived by 3 children Lacy Jackson Jr of...

Gregory Cooper

Oct 29, 2023

Gregory Wilson Cooper passed away at his residence on Sunday, October 29, 2023.

He was born on March 9, 1954 to the late Pascal Wilson (Jim) Cooper and the late Eleanor Crider Cooper. He graduated from Harrisonburg High School in 1972 and Michigan State University in 1976 with a degree in anthropology. Greg lived and worked most of his life...

Paul Meade Morrison

Oct 29, 2023

Paul Meade Morrison, Jr., 75, of Lynchburg, Virginia died peacefully at Westminster Canterbury on October 29, 2023. Born in Lynchburg on August 6, 1948, he was the son of the late Paul Meade Morrison and Helen Edwards Morrison. Paul graduated from Holy Cross Catholic School in 1966. He earned his B.S. ’70 in Marketing Education from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State...

Lenora DeJarnette Marshall

Oct 29, 2023

Lenora DeJarnette Marshall, of Lynchburg, went to be with her Lord on October 29, 2023. She was born on July 4, 1926, a daughter of the late Edwin DeJarnette and Ira Ramsey DeJarnette.

After graduating high school in Campbell County, Virginia, she went on to attend business college for two years. After the birth of her daughter, Lenora became a...