Obituaries

Baker, Amanda

Mrs. Amanda Baker, age 91, of Dillwyn died Tuesday, July 17th, in Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania. She was the mother of Rev. Laura Spradley, Martha Woodson and Mary Berry. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Reid’s Funeral Home of Dillwyn.

Blanton, John Alexander

John Alexander Blanton, age 21, of Cumberland, died on Saturday, July 14th. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Puckett Funeral Home of Farmville.

Davis, Roy Lee

Mr. Roy Lee Davis, age 70, of Rustburg died on Saturday, July 14th, in Lynchburg. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 21st, at 2 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home Chapel in Brookneal. Public viewing will be begin Friday, July 20th, from 12 noon until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed at www.JeffressFuneralHome.com. Jeffress Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Brookneal is in charge of arrangements.

Fowler, Ruth Bell Copeland

Mrs. Ruth Bell Copeland Fowler, age 75, of Fort Pierce, Florida,  formerly of Cumberland County, died on July 17th, in Florida. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Carl U. Eggleston Funeral Establishment in Farmville.

Harper, Minnie Mae

Ms. Minnie Mae Harper, age 73, of Yonkers, New York, formerly of Farmville, died in New York. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Carl U. Eggleston Funeral Establishment of Farmville

Jones, Lisa Harding

Lisa Harding Jones, age 52, of Keysville died Monday, July 16th. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 21st, at 11 a.m., at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home, with interment to follow in the Keysville Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 – 8:30 p.m. on Friday, July 20th.

Peck, Eddie Lee

Mr. Eddie Lee Pack, age 70 of Concord died on July 17th, in Concord. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, July 22nd, at 2 p.m., at Providence Baptist Church in Red House with interment in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 21st, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Jeffress Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Brookneal is serving the family.

Reed, Reginale

A memorial service for Mr. Reginald Reed of Amelia will be held on Saturday, July 21st, at 12 noon, from Michael W. Hawkes Funeral Home in Amelia. Interment will be private.

Sanders, Modestine

A funeral service for Mrs. Modestine Sanders, of Victoria will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. from W. E. Hawkes & Son Funeral Home in Blacstone. Interment will be in Greenview Cemetery.

Whorley, Paris Esther Hensley

Paris Esther Hensley Whorley, 91, of Buckingham died July 19th. A graveside service will be held on Sunday, July 22nd, at 1 p.m. in the Buckingham Community Cemetery. Following the service, the family will receive friends at the Buckingham County VFW Post. Memorial contributions may be made to the Buckingham County Rescue Squad, Dillwyn Fire Department or the Centra Hospice in Farmville. Dunkum Funeral Home is serving the family.