Obituaries

Baker, Sarah Virginia

Miss Sarah Virginia Baker, age 63 of Brookneal, died November 14th in Lynchburg. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Jeffress Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Brookneal.

Gibson, David Gavin

David Gavin Gibson, 55 of Farmville died November 10th. He was the husband of Cheryl Gibson. A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 16th, at 10 a.m. in St. John Lutheran Church. Family will receive friends on Thursday, November 15th, from 4 – 6 p.m. at Puckett Funeral Home in Farmville.

Hartman, Randolph Lewis

Randolph Lewis Hartman, age 61, of Farmville died on Wednesday, November 14th. He is survived by his wife, Deborah. A funeral service will be held Saturday, November 17th, at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Shorter Funeral Home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service with interment in Westview Cemetery.

Poindexter, Ronald G.

Mr. Ronald G. Poindexter, age 66 of Virginia Beach, died November 8th in Virginia Beach. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 17th, at 12 noon, from the Millstone Baptist Church in Nathalie with interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Brookneal.

Tharpe, John William

Mr. John William Tharpe, age 87, of Charlotte Court House died on Wednesday, November 14th. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, November 18th, in Hebron United Methodist Church, Saxe, followed by a reception at the home of David and June Shores.  The family will receive friends as the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville on Saturday, November 17th, from 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Turner, Celestine N. 

Mrs. Celestine N. Turner of Dillwyn died November 6th in Charlottesville. A funeral service will be held Saturday, November 7th, at 11 a.m. at the Baptist Union Baptist church in Dillwyn, with interment in the church cemetery. The remains will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service. Public viewing at the funeral home will be Friday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Reid’s Funeral Home of Dillwyn is in charge of arrangements.

Wedner, Beatrice E.

Ms. Beatrice E. Wedner, “Frankie B,” age 80, of Farmville died November 8th in Raleigh, North Carolina. A memorial service will be held in Virginia at a later date. Carl U. Eggleston Funeral Establishment is serving the family.