Shirley Eileen Martz

Jul 22, 2024

Shirley Eileen Martz, 85, of Lynchburg, VA, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2024. She was the wife of the late Ellis Stanley Martz for 63 years.

Born on March 6, 1939, in Cabot, PA, Shirley was a daughter of the late William Clement Denny and Blanche McGrady Denny.

Shirley is survived by a son, Brian Lee Martz and Janet Marshall, a...

Carl Wright, Jr. "Junior"

Jul 16, 2024

It’s with a very heavy heart the family of Carl Wright “Junior” announces that on Tuesday July the 16, 2024, Junior departed this life and entered Gods Kingdom. Carl Jr. was born on August 17, 1967, to Carl Wright Sr and Audrey Wright.

He is survived by his loving mother Audrey Boor {Rick}, daughter, Jessica Wright; sisters, Penny Sipes {Andy} and...

James Arthur Nowlin, Jr.

Jul 23, 2024

James Arthur Nowlin Jr., 69, of Rustburg, VA, died Tuesday, July 23, 2024

A service will be held at Silver Grove Baptist Church on Friday, Aug, 2, 2024 at 2 P.M.

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

Ana Griebling Ekstrom

Jul 21, 2024

Ana (Anna) Beatrice Griebling Ekstrom passed away peacefully July 21, 2024 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was born November 28, 1939 in Lexington, Ohio to Frank and Hoyland Griebling. She is preceded in death by her brother, Harry Griebling, and her partner, Debby Vaughan. She is survived by her daughter, Sarah (Dennis) Palermo of Rancho Cordova, California.

Ana lived in St....

Marguerite (Peggy) Bailey Holt

Jul 21, 2024

Marguerite (Peggy) Bailey Holt passed away peacefully at the age of 97 on July 21, 2024, at Westminster Canterbury, Lynchburg. Born on June 15, 1927, in Shaker Heights, Ohio, to Rosamond and Clayton Bailey, she was preceded in death by her parents, her husband C. Duval Holt, Jr., and her sisters Anne Jackson and Susan Fralin.

Peggy will be deeply missed...

Shirley Yvonne Berry Ochs

Jul 20, 2024

Shirley Yvonne Berry Ochs passed away on July 20, 2024.

She was born on July 23, 1944, a daughter of the late Richard W. Berry and Edith Mae Slicker Berry.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, David Bruce Ochs; and one daughter, Janet Lynn Castner.

She is survived by two sons, Michael Ochs (Joan) and Richard...

Terry Lynn Wilson

Jul 18, 2024

Terry Lynn Wilson, 67, of Evington Virginia passed away peacefully, the afternoon of July 18th, leaving behind a legacy of love, music, and strength. 

A dedicated Ironworker at Archer Creek Foundry for 30 years, Terry transitioned to a second career as an Officer at BRRJA, where he worked for another almost 15 years until his retirement in 2022. 

Terry is survived by...

Woodrow Walter Bennett

Jul 18, 2024

Woodrow Walter Bennett, 81, of Lynchburg, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2024. He was the husband of the late Sheila Ann Jordan Bennett.

Woodrow was born April 20, 1943, in West Virginia, a son of the late Curtis Bennett and Zora Bennett. He is survived by two sons; Tony Bennett and wife Ginger of Amherst, and Paul Bennett of Amherst, two...

Evangelyn Gordon Tenney

Jul 18, 2024

Evangelyn “Lyn” Tenney, 89 of Forest, VA passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, July 18, 2024, at Lynchburg General Hospital. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie D, Tenney Jr. and a son- in-law, Oral Mizelle.

She is survived by a son Leslie D. (‘Tyke”) lll and wife Cindy of Garner, NC, a son Richard T and wife...

Paul Gregory Ferguson

Jul 18, 2024

Paul Gregory Ferguson passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, July 18, 2024. He was born the son of Paul Coleman Ferguson and Emma Gregory Ferguson.

In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Ferguson who passed in 2018; his daughter, Shelby Sutton who passed in 2023; and a sister-in-law Betsy Reynolds. 

Paul is...