Recent services from updikefuneralhome.com http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute-ajax/rss-feed.html?siteId=1 Recent services from updikefuneralhome.com Marjorie Givens Cooper passed away on May, 18, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1021/Marjorie-Cooper/obituary.html Marjorie Givens Cooper, 87, of Moneta, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the University of Virginia Medical Center. She was born on September 24, 1929 in Harlan County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Rex Wiley Givens and Anna Mae Brown Givens. Marge taught in the Bedford County Scho... Fri, 19 May 2017 13:36:14 EDT Margaret Cheek Witt passed away on May, 17, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1020/Margaret-Witt/obituary.html Margaret Cheek Witt, 85 of Bedford, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital. She was born on Wednesday, December 30, 1931 in Bedford County, a daughter of the late Joseph Garland Cheek and Judson Oveta Fuqua Cheek. She was also preceded in death by her husband, ... Wed, 17 May 2017 14:09:31 EDT Gerald Guy Smith passed away on May, 15, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1019/Gerald-Smith/obituary.html Gerald Guy "Sam" Smith, 70 of Big Island, passed away Monday, May 15, 2017 at Lynchburg Health & Rehab. He was born on Wednesday, March 26, 1947 in Bedford County, a son of the late Andrew C. Smith and Ruby Cash Smith. He was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters. He was a r... Tue, 16 May 2017 15:20:47 EDT Barbara . Gibbs Craig passed away on May, 14, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1018/Barbara-Gibbs-Craig/obituary.html Barbara Gibbs Craig, 86 of Bedford, passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017. She was born on Tuesday, October 28, 1930 in Flemington, NJ, a daughter of the late Samuel Earl Gibbs and Margaret Wilmer Gibbs . She was also preceded in death by husband, Clarence Warren Craig, two sons, Ronnie Craig, Ra... Mon, 15 May 2017 14:52:53 EDT Arlene Dorr Beckwith passed away on May, 11, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1017/Arlene-Beckwith/obituary.html Arlene Beckwith loving Wife, Mother, Sister, Aunt, Grandmother and Great Grandmother left us unexpectedly on May 11, 2017 to be with our Lord. She was born in Templeton, MA. in 1937 and lived in Winchendon, MA. and then Troy NH until 1970 when she moved with her family to Bedford, Va. Arlene ret... Fri, 12 May 2017 12:53:19 EDT Arthur George Hillmer passed away on May, 09, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1016/Arthur-Hillmer/obituary.html Arthur George Hillmer, 86, of Covington passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017. He was born on Monday, February 23, 1931 in New York. A son of the late Roy Hillmer and Maybelle Layton Hillmer. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Nagle Hillmer. He served in the US Navy. He is surv... Thu, 11 May 2017 10:44:13 EDT Dewey John Fifer passed away on May, 06, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1015/Dewey-Fifer/obituary.html Dewey John Fifer, 90 of Forest, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. He was born on October 21, 1926 in Bedford County, a son of the late Edward Gardner Fifer and Patria Elizabeth Austin Fifer. He was preceded in death by six brothers, William, Edward, Dean, Ry... Mon, 08 May 2017 08:43:05 EDT Linda Joyce Paxton passed away on May, 05, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1014/Linda-Paxton/obituary.html Linda Joyce Paxton, 62 of Bedford passed away on Friday, May 5, 2017 at Oakwood Health & Rehab Center. She was born on Sunday, May 16, 1954 in Pearisburg, VA. to the late Sidney Hubert Lucas & Dorothy Mann Lucas. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Steward Lucas. Linda is... Sat, 06 May 2017 12:40:40 EDT Ruth Whorley Hensley passed away on May, 03, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1013/Ruth-Hensley/obituary.html Ruth Whorley Hensley, 97 of Lynch Station, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital. She was born on Sunday, April 25, 1920, a daughter of the late Garnett B. Whorley and Clara Robertson Whorley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dwight Crowder Hensley, tw... Thu, 04 May 2017 15:35:39 EDT Fleda Lipford Draper passed away on May, 02, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1012/Fleda-Draper/obituary.html Fleda Lipford Draper, 95 of Bedford, VA passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Oakwood Health & Rehab. She was born on Monday, April 10, 1922 in Newport News, VA. She was preceded in death by her father, William Edward Lipford, mother, Flora Zell Dix Lipford, husband, Warren Gamiel Eugene ... Wed, 03 May 2017 15:37:33 EDT Donnie Lee Reynolds, Sr. passed away on April, 21, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1010/Donnie-Reynolds-Sr/obituary.html Donnie Lee Reynolds, Sr., 64 of Lynch Station, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. He was born on Monday, August 4, 1952 in Lynchburg, a son of Ruby Patterson Reynolds of Lynch Station who survives and the late John Arnold Reynolds. He was also preceded in... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:47:23 EDT Christopher Thomas Cochran passed away on April, 14, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1009/Christopher-Cochran/obituary.html On Friday, April 14 we lost a truly unique individual, Christopher Thomas Cochran. Having fought bravely for 24 years,Tommy lost his battle with Cystic Fibrosis while he was home in the company of his mother Beth Abbott, father Shane Cochran, and maternal grandmother. He was born April 5, 1993 in... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 13:41:50 EDT Jack Edward Patterson, Jr. passed away on April, 15, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1008/Jack-Patterson-Jr/obituary.html Jack Edward Patterson, Jr., 87 of Bedford, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Oakwood Health & Rehab. Center. He was born on Tuesday, February 25, 1930 in Bedford County, a son of the late Jack E. Patterson, Sr. and Annie McFall Patterson. He was retired from the Rubatex Corporation wi... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 13:01:52 EDT Gary Brian Wheeler passed away on April, 10, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1007/Gary-Wheeler/obituary.html Gary Brian Wheeler, 42 of Bedford, passed away Monday, April 10, 2017 at his residence. He was born on Thursday, December 19, 1974 in Roanoke, a son of Gerald E. Wheeler, Jr. and Gayle Gillispie McGeorge. In addition to his father & mother, he is survived by his step-father, Kenneth O. McG... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 13:33:17 EDT Lottie Overstreet Sowers passed away on April, 07, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1006/Lottie-Sowers/obituary.html Lottie Ann Overstreet Sowers, 73 of Montvale, passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017 at her residence. She was a daughter of the late Lester C. Overstreet and Margaret Orange Overstreet. There will be no services. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford. Tue, 11 Apr 2017 09:21:24 EDT Brenda Martin Petersen passed away on April, 06, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1005/Brenda-Petersen/obituary.html Brenda Martin Petersen, 53 of Bedford, passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. She was born on Tuesday, December 31, 1963 in Roanoke, a daughter of the late Herman Martin and Gloria Agee Martin. She was employed as Office Manager for Laughon & Johnson, Inc... Fri, 07 Apr 2017 14:28:29 EDT Marian Tucker Hensley passed away on April, 06, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1004/Marian-Hensley/obituary.html Marian Tucker Hensley, 79 of Lynch Station, passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017 at her residence. She was born on Sunday, May 2, 1937 in Campbell County, a daughter of the late Milton Tucker and Ethel Mayberry Tucker. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Board Hensley, Jr. S... Fri, 07 Apr 2017 13:56:16 EDT Carolyn Hope Saunders passed away on April, 05, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1003/Carolyn-Saunders/obituary.html Carolyn Hope Saunders of Bedford, VA went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. She was born on November 12, 1939 in Richmond, VA to the late Maurice Alton Saunders and Mabel Hope Huddleston Saunders. Carolyn graduated from Montvale High School and attended Radford University, gr... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 13:53:11 EDT Nancy Bulis Hensley passed away on March, 31, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1002/Nancy-Hensley/obituary.html Nancy Bulis Hensley, 90 of Big Island, passed away Friday, March 31, 2017 at The Carrington. She was born on Wednesday, May 26, 1926 in Bedford County, VA, a daughter of the late Richard L. Bulis and Nora E. Goff Bulis. She was also preceded in death by husband, Elwain S. Hensley. She is s... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 13:29:48 EDT David James Patti passed away on April, 03, 2017 http://updikefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1000/David-Patti/obituary.html David Patti, 52 of Moneta, VA passed away Monday, April 3, 2017 at Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital. He was born on Wednesday, September 30, 1964 in Allentown, PA, a son of the late Samuel T. Patti and Frances Burdge Patti. He was a P C Lan Analyst at Wells Fargo. He is survived by his... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:53:07 EDT