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


Elbert Jackson Robertson, 83, of Thaxton, died Wednesday, August 16, 2017. Arrangements pending.


Melba Cash Craig, 61, of Bedford, died Sunday, August 13, 2017. As per Melba's wishes no services will be held.


Lessie Wilson Frank, 63, of Lynchburg, died Saturday, August 12, 2017. As per Lessie's wishes no services will be held.


 

 

Charlie Revely Gunter, A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at The First Baptist Church of Gretna.  Family will receive friends from 12:30 noon to 2:00 pm in the church social hall.  Service will begin at 2:00 pm in the sanctuary.  Family will be at Charlie’s residence and the home of his daughter Cindy Shields on Gallows Road.