Death in The Immediate Family
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Chapel: 1235 Walnut Street, Bedford, VA 24523 | Office/Visitation: 317 West Main Street, Bedford, VA 24523

Death in The Family

Dealing with the Loss in the Immediate Family...

If an immediate family member has recently died, most likely you are grappling with a mix of difficult emotions. Maybe you are in shock at a sudden death. You could be feeling anger, guilt or fear. Perhaps, interwoven with your sorrow, is a sense of peace after suffering through a long illness. We each grieve in our own individual way. How we handle the loss of a loved one depends on our personal backgrounds, our connection to the person who died and even how the person died. The following information can serve as a starting point for helping you cope with the loss of an immediate family member:

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Scheduled Services


Ralph Wilson Manspile, Sr., 81, of Bedford, died Friday, September 21, 2018. A visitation will be held 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Sunday, September 23, 2018, at Burch-Messier Walnut Street Chapel, 1235 Walnut Street, Bedford.


Roger Gene Fulton, 66, of Bedford, died Monday, September 17, 2018. A graveside service will be held 1:30 p.m., Sunday, September 23, at Greenwood Cemetery.


Mildred J. Weaver, 99, of Altavista, died Friday, September 21, 2018. A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at Penuel Baptist Church. A burial will follow in Altavista Memorial Park. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the church and other times at the home of Patsy Bailey, 402 Peerman School Road, Altavista.