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Scheduled Services

Henry Parker, 59, of Roanoke and formerly of Bedford, died Wednesday, November 25, 2015. Arrangements pending.

James David Parker, 71, of Thaxton, died Monday, November 23, 2015. A graveside service will be held 12:00 p.m., Friday, at Parker family cemetery.

James Steven Greene Jr., 43, of Concord, died Wednesday, November 18, 2015. Family will recieve friends 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 25, at Thomas Terrace Baptist Church, 110660 Richmond Highway, Lynchburg.

Joseph Martin Carr, 89, of Moneta, died Tuesday, November 17, 2015. A Mass of Resurrection will be held, 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 28, at Resurrection Catholic Church, 15353 Moneta Road.

Gene Morris Spence, 69, of Bedford, died Thursday, November, 19, 2015. A visitation will be held 6 - 8 p.m., Saturday, November 28, at Burch-Messier Walnut St. Chapel, 1235 Walnut Street.

Henry Daniel Blankenship, 68, of Bedford, died Saturday, November 21, 2015. No services will be held.



















































































































































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