Wanda Hawkins

Apr 18, 2024

Wanda Hawkins, 62, of Coleman Falls, VA passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2024. The family will receive friends on Friday, April 26, 2024, 6:00-8:00 pm at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 11 a.m.Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

Lydia "Sharon" Gorton

Apr 22, 2024

Lydia “Sharon” Gorton, 68, of Lynchburg, passed Monday, April 22, 2024. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Baker and Lydia Stake, and a young brother John.

Born on October 20, 1955, in Pennsylvania, her love for traveling started young as a child of an Air Force family, then carried on in her adult years. She was employed at...

Curtis Bradshaw

Apr 20, 2024

Curtis Ray Bradshaw (Curt/Bradshaw) was born on February 2, 1949, in Franklin, VA to the late Edward Mills and Martha Clara "Sue Girl" Bradshaw. Curtis was 1 of 9 brothers and 3 sisters. He was an avid fisherman and mechanic. Upon moving to Lynchburg with the Moss Family from Portsmouth, VA. Dad worked as a mechanic at Adams Motor Company...

Deacon John William Cheatwood

Apr 16, 2024

John William Cheatwood went home to be with the Lord; unexpected to family and friends, but in God’s perfect timing, on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, in Lynchburg, Virginia.    He was born December 15, 1956, to the late John Willis and Dorothy Edna Rixey Cheatwood in Lynchburg. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister,...

Carl Lewis

Mar 13, 2024

On the morning of March 13, 2024, GOD in HIS infinite wisdom, BLESSED Carl M. Lewis with “ANGEL WINGS.” He was born in Campbell County, VA. on June 17, 1945, to the late Edna J. Lewis and the late Fleming Lewis, Jr. 

Carl was a talented man with many interests. He especially enjoyed barbering and landscaping, in addition to, listening to...


Apr 15, 2024

James “Jimmy” Edward Napier


Sunrise:07/12/1942- Sunset: 04/15/2024


James Edward Napier, 82, of Lynchburg, VA passed away peacefully on Monday, April. 15, 2024, at Lynchburg General Hospital surrounded by family.


James Edward Napier (Muttman) was born July 12th, 1942, to the late Lucille Abbitt Napier and Charlie Napier. He was preceded in death by his three brothers David Napier, Lewis Napier, and Charlie Napier,...

Sheila Ann Lewis

Apr 17, 2024

Sheila Ann Walke Lewis, 65, of Moneta, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was born in Wytheville on November 14, 1958, to the late John Watts Walke, Sr and Dorothy Hodge Walke. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, John Watts Walke, Jr.

She is survived by her husband,...

Peter William Karras

Apr 12, 2024

Peter William Karras, 86, of Forest, VA passed away on Friday, April 12, 2024 after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Michele Tolley Karras.

Peter was born in Chicago, IL on October 26, 1937, the son of the late William Anastasios and Kay Angelacos Karras. Peter graduated with a degree in Accounting from Northwestern University in Evanston,...

Victoria Sandifer

Apr 22, 2024

Victoria Lynne Sandifer, 71,of Lynchburg passed away Monday, April 22, 2024.

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

Lucille Smith

Apr 22, 2024





5/6/1933 - 4/22/2024


Lucy Smith (nee Moyer) grew up in Dunning and Ainsworth, Nebraska where her father, Ralph Emerson Moyer, was the town doctor, and her mother, Alta Marjorie (Dunbar) Moyer, ran the town hospital, which was the 2nd floor of their home.  Some of Lucy’s fondest memories (and funniest stories) were of small town Midwestern life and...