Kenneth B. Fisher

Feb 15, 2024

Kenneth B. Fisher, 77, of Lynchburg, Virginia, passed away in the early morning hours of Thursday, February 15, 2024.

He was the son of Bert H. Fisher and Rita M. Fisher (nee Smith).  Kenny was born on January 27,1947 in Yonkers, New York. He attended Manhattan College engineering program, then later joined the Navy becoming a Quartermaster on the Destroyer Charles...

Annette "Joanne" Burford

Feb 17, 2024

Annette Laverna Johnson Burford, affectionately known as Joanne Mays, 62, of Lynchburg, VA entered into eternal rest on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at Lynchburg General Hospital.


Joanne was born in Richmond, VA to the late Claudette W. Brown and William A. Johnson. She was raised in love by the late Ulysses (Jabo) and Rosa Mays, of Madison Heights, VA. She was...

William Cecil Carroll Jr

Jan 30, 2024

William Cecil Carroll Jr, passed away on January 30, 2024. 

The family asks that anyone willing to help with funeral expenses to please click here to make a donation.

Robert Taylor Bryant, Jr.

Feb 18, 2024

Robert Taylor Bryant, Jr, 81, of Hardy, VA passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2024, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born in Roanoke, VA on May 21, 1942, A son of the late Robert Taylor Bryant, Sr, and Edith Virginia Estill Bryant. In addition to his parents Robert was preceded in death by his sister, Gale. 

Robert is survived by...

Gary Vanardo Brown

Feb 18, 2024

Gary Vanardo Brown, 67, of Concord, VA, died Sunday, February 18, 2024.

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

Shirley “Sue” Ames Russell

Feb 18, 2024

Shirley Russell, 88, of Bedford, died Sunday, February 18, 2024.  She was the loving wife of the late Gerald L. Russell for over 50 years.

Sue was born July 4, 1935, in Portsmouth, Ohio, a daughter of the late Richard N. Ames and the late Kathryn S. Ames. Before her retirement she was a secretary’s aide at B&W.

In addition to her...

Walter Vest Mahone

Feb 17, 2024

Walter Vest Mahone, age 74 of Lynchburg, Virginia, passed away February 17, 2024. He was the son of the late Virginia & Walter W. Mahone, and in addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Patrick O’Conner Mahone. 

Walter is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn Mahone– the love of his life, as he would say, that...

Everette Lee Mason, Sr.

Feb 16, 2024

Everette Lee Mason Sr., 81, of Forest, Virginia, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, February 16, 2024, from severe injuries he sustained in an automobile accident.

Everette was born September 12, 1942, in Lynchburg, Virginia, son of the late Glendon Everette Mason and the late Rosa Lee Ragland Mason.   Everette loved his country and proudly served in...

Robert Lee "Bob" Edwards

Feb 16, 2024

Robert Lee “Bob” Edwards of 501 VES Road, Lynchburg, Virginia, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2024, after a heroic battle with cancer. 

Bob was born on April 29, 1935, in Eden, North Carolina. He was preceded in death by his devoted wife of 56 years, Patricia, his parents, William and Laura Edwards and his siblings, Rebecca Moore, and Harold Edwards....

Phyllis Dodson Stafford Hart

Feb 16, 2024

Phyllis Dodson Stafford Hart, age 90, of Forest, VA, passed away at home on Friday, February 16, 2024.  She was the daughter of the late Robert S. and Audrey Hughes Dodson of Pineville, WV.


Born in Pineville, WV, on October 20, 1933, Mrs. Hart was a former resident of Leesburg, VA, where she was an active member of the Leesburg United...