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Obituaries

Freddie Mark Markham

Markham Freddie 1Freddie Mark Markham, 65, of Big Island, died Wednesday, October 31, 2018. He was born in Bedford on September 19, 1953, a son of the late Harold Markham and Elizabeth Goff Markham. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Norris Markham; and a sister, Janet Phelps. Freddie loved being in Big Island and loved the outdoors and he lived life his way. He is survived by his brothers, William “Lee" Markham and wife Leslie, Robert Markham, Chanan Markham and wife Rachel, Anthony Markham and wife Victoria; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other family. A graveside service will be held 1:00 p.m., Saturday, November 3, 2018, at Hunting Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, with Rev. Mike Jones officiating. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.

Scheduled Services


Myrtle Loraine New Webster, 86, of Bedford, died Sunday, February 17, 2019. A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Burch-Messier Walnut Street Chapel, 1235 Walnut Street, Bedford. 


Carol Roark Valora, 67, of Appomattox, died Sunday, February 17, 2019. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Carol’s Cemetery, 6277 Bethany Road, Rustburg, VA.