Carole Anne Rothe Lilly

Dec 2, 2023

Carole Anne Rothe Lilly,66, went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 2, 2023. She was born on July 31, 1957, in Hackensack, New Jersey, a daughter of the late Clarence Hilliard Rothe and Louise Brinkerhoff Rothe.

Carole held many positions over the years, ranging from being a loving mother, a nurse, and a minister. There were many...

Barbra Jane Johnson Wilkerson

Dec 4, 2023

Barbra Jane Johnson Wilkerson of Lynchburg, Virginia, our loving “Gram B”, took her final breath surrounded by loved ones on December 4, 2023, and passed away from breast cancer.


Barbra was born in Athens, Texas and preceded by her parents Arbra Johnson and Pearl Elizabeth Dorbant.


She is survived by her loving husband of 25 years, Keith Wilkerson;...

Iva Gay Parker Cromwell

Dec 3, 2023

Iva Gay Parker Cromwell, 77, of Lynchburg passed away Sunday, December 3, 2023.


She was born September 27, 1946 in Sylva, NC to the late Sam and Eleanor Parker.


In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by one brother, Lane Parker


Iva is survived by her husband Thomas R. Cromwell; sons, Sidney L. Cromwell,...

John Bradbury Sinclair

Dec 3, 2023

John Bradbury Sinclair, 87, of Lynchburg, Virginia passed away on December 3, 2023. He was the husband of Lorraine M. Sinclair for 66 years.

Born on July 23, 1936, in Dover, New Hampshire, John was the son of the late James A. Sinclair and the late Eloise L. Sinclair

In addition to his wife, Lorraine, John is survived by his...

Pamela Tinsley Jackson

Dec 1, 2023

Mrs. Pamela Tinsley Jackson, 67, of Bedford, passed away on Friday, December 1, 2023. She was born on March 26, 1956, in Bedford, Virginia. She was preceded in death by her husband Payton Jackson.

She is survived by her daughter, Shonda Baptist (Lorenzo); mother, Nanny Rucker; grandchildren, Antasia Hurt, Jaela Spinner, Ralph Spinner; sisters, Gail Rucker, Toni Rucker, and...

Skylyr D. "Skye" Spinner

Nov 30, 2023

Skylyr departed this life on, Thursday, November 30, 2023, in Lynchburg, Va.


A Celebration of life will be held 1:00 p.m., Saturday December 9, 2023, at Tharp Funeral Home Lynchburg. Services entrusted to and condolences can be sent to Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, 220 Breezewood Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24502.


Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg is assisting the family.

Maurine Eisenmenger

Nov 30, 2023

Maurine “Mimi” O’Keefe Eisenmenger, age 92, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2023 in her home at Westminster Canterbury in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Born in Plainfield, NJ on February 13, 1931, to Marion Rose and Maurice David O’Keefe, Mimi grew up in Summit, NJ, and later graduated from the College of St. Elizabeth in Morris Township, NJ. She moved to Winston-Salem, NC...

Melvin Anthony Stahl

Nov 30, 2023

Melvin Anthony Stahl, son of Albert and Josephine Stahl, peacefully passed away in Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia November 30th at the age of 97.  He was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee.  He loved to say that Memphis had the Mississippi River and Elvis Presley.

Melvin honorably served in World War II as a combat Army infantryman in the post-invasion military...

Kirk Daron Warner

Nov 29, 2023

Kirk Daron Warner, 65, of Thaxton, passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at his residence. He is survived by his beloved wife, Rhonda Warner, parents, children, grandchildren, sister and brothers.

Per his request there will be no services at this time.

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

Edna Geraldine "Geri" Williams Cousart

Nov 29, 2023

Mrs. Edna Geraldine “Geri” Williams Cousart, Age 96, of Lynchburg, Virginia passed away on November 29, 2023.  She was the daughter of the late Frank James Williams and June Bayne Williams, and the wife of Cyril “Sonny” Gomar Cousart.

Mrs. Cousart was born on March 27, 1927, in Lynchburg, Virginia.  She maintained her love of reading while employed at The...