A Life Well Lived: Gladys Hall Meade loved being in the center of activity
Gladys Hall was not your average woman of her time. The youngest of eight brothers and sisters, she was born in Charleston, W. Va., in 1917 to Mary Sue and Walter Hall. She met her future husband, Henry James Meade, in West Virginia, where he worked in the coal mines. After marriage, Gladys worked alongside her husband in a coal yard, weighing coal trucks and loads of coal, in sales and ...
Lee Bratton, 92; service held
Lee Donald ?Don? or ?Donnie? Bratton, 92, of Dublin, Va., formerly of Newport, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at his residence.
Council Votes to Rezone Former Jones Memorial Library Property
Lynchburg, VA - Lynchburg's former Jones Memorial Library could soon be a vibrant part of the community again. Lynchburg City Council voted Tuesday to amend the future land use map and rezone the Rivermont Avenue property.
Ernest Pennell, 84, had retired to Florida
Ernest L. Pennell , 84, of Debary, Fla., formerly of Ridgefield and Danbury, died May 11. He was the husband of Helen Pennell for 36 years. Mr. Pennell was born Oct. 21, 1928, in Patterson, N.Y., to the late Ernest L. Pennell and Gladys (Baker) Pennell.
McMurdo ? Burig
Linsley Fae Burig and Matthew Charles McMurdo were united in marriage June 14, 2014, at The Liberty House, Jersey City, N.J., with John Michael Douress, uncle of the groom, officiating the 6:30 p.m. ceremony.
?Way overdue? wedding in VA brings cancer patient, bride some peace
Chaplain Benita Hairston performs the marriage ceremony for Albert Lewis and Dorothy A. Lissmore in the chapel at Buffalo Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Saturday. ?They gave me a three- to six-month time period,? Lewis said of his oncology doctors.
Community gives back on #GivingTuesday
After days of sales and self indulgences from Black Friday to Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is all about valuing local nonprofits.
Agnes V. Lough
Agnes Virginia Lough, age 92, of Sturgis, passed away early Sunday morning, Dec. 14, 2014, at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Dale and Joan Lough.