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Obituaries

Dennis Wayne Nash

Nash Dennis 2Dennis Wayne Nash, 65, of Gladys, Va. passed away Saturday, January 12, 2019 in his home surrounded by his friends and family. He was born in Lynchburg, Va. August 5, 1953. Dennis was the son of Janet Clement Nash and the late Buford Hunter Nash of Gladys, Va. He is survived by his wife Carrie Elizabeth Nash; his son, Justin Jordan Nash and his wife Cyndal Williams Nash; and two grandchildren, Henly and Ryder Nash; two stepdaughters, Haleigh Britt Umphlette and husband Charles Ryan Umphlette and Courtney Deanna Britt; his siblings, Cynthia Nash Bailey and husband Mack, Timothy M. Nash and wife Emily, and Beverly F. Nash. Dennis was president of Nash Forest Products and spent his life helping and serving others in his community. He was also a member of the Gladys Volunteer Fire Department for 45 years. Family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Gladys Volunteer Fire Department to celebrate the life of Dennis. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 17, at the Gladys Volunteer Fire Department. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Gladys Volunteer Fire Department. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.

Scheduled Services


John Francis Finnegan, Jr., died Sunday, May 12, 2019. A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Resurrection Catholic Church, 15353 Moneta Rd, Moneta, VA. A visitation will be held one hour prior beginning at 1:00 p.m. A reception will follow at Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 13586 Old Moneta Rd, Moneta, VA.


Charles Benjamin Russell, 95, of Bedford, died Wednesday, April 17, 2019. A memorial service will be held 5:00 - 8:00 p.m., Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the Bower Center, 305 N Bridge St, Bedford, VA 24523.


Gary Gile, 69, of Bedford, died Monday, May 20, 2019. Arrangements pending.