Funeral Homes in Bedford, VA

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Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near Bedford.

Bedford is also known as: Bedford city and Bedford city / Bedford city.

Their current mayor is Mayor Robert Wandrei.

Zip codes in the city: 24523.

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John M Oakey & Son

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Cities near Bedford offering funeral homes and cemeteries
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Bedford City Cemeteries
1131 Park St
Bedford, VA 24523
Bedford Funeral Home
1039 Rock Castle Rd
Bedford, VA 24570
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Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory
320 N Bridge St
Bedford, VA 24523
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Updike Funeral Home Incorporated
1140 W Lynchburg Salem Tpke
Bedford, VA 24523

Nearby Funeral Homes for Bedford

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Bolling Grose & Lotts Funeral
2160 E Midland Trl
Buena Vista, VA 24416
Botetourt Funeral Home
14777 Church St
Eagle Rock, VA 24085
Botetourt Funeral Home Incorporated
14920 Lee Hwy
Buchanan, VA 24066
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Carl B Hutcherson Funeral Home
918 5th St
Lynchburg, VA 24505
Community Funeral Home
909 5th St
Lynchburg, VA 24505
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Davis and Turner Funeral Home
1016 Rivermont Ave
Lynchburg, VA 24505
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Finch & Finch Funeral Home
124 Flynn St
Gladys, VA 24554
J
John M Oakey & Son
305 Roanoke Blvd
Salem, VA 24153
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Oakey Funeral Service
6732 Peters Creek Rd
Roanoke, VA 24050
Oakey Funeral Service & Crematory
318 Church Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA 24016
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Poplar Camp Memorial Forest
313 N Mill Ct
Salem, VA 24153
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Rockbridge Memorial Gardens
116 Peaceful Ln
Lexington, VA 24450
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Simpson Funeral Home
5160 Peters Creek Rd
Roanoke, VA 24019
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Whitten Funeral Homes Incorporated
1336 Park Ave
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Whitten Timberlake Chapel
7404 Timberlake Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24502

Facts about Bedford, Virginia

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Brianna Meighan (actor and model).

Bedford is an incorporated town located within Bedford County in the U.S. state of Virginia. It serves as the county seat of Bedford County. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,622. It is part of the Lynchburg Metropolitan Statistical Area.Known as the "place that sells itself," Bedford boasts the Blue Ridge Mountains to the North, Smith Mountain Lake to the South, Lynchburg to the East, and I-81/Roanoke to the West.Bedford is home to the National D-Day Memorial (despite the "National" in its name, the memorial is owned and operated by a non-governmental, non-profit, education foundation). The United States Congress warranted that this memorial would be the nation's D-Day Memorial and President Bill Clinton authorized this effort in September 1996. President George W. Bush dedicated this memorial as the nation's D-Day memorial on June 6, 2001. Bedford lost more residents per capita in the Normandy landings than any other American community. Nineteen soldiers from Bedford, whose 1944 population was about 3,200, were killed on D-Day. Three other Bedford soldiers died later in the Normandy campaign. Proportionally this community suffered the nation's severest D-Day losses.Bedford maintains relationships with 11 communities on the Normandy Coast of France. One sister city, Trévières, France, sent Bedford an exact replica of its own World War I memorial statue. The face of the statue was damaged in World War II by artillery fire from US forces retaking the town. The Bedford statue also bears these wounds and is erected on the grounds of the National D-Day Memorial. Bedford is also home to Poplar Forest, the rural retreat of Thomas Jefferson. These and other factors have given rise to Bedford as "the place that sells itself."Bedford was originally known as Liberty, "named after the Colonial victory over Cornwallis at Yorktown." Founded as a village in 1782, Liberty became Bedford County's seat of government, replacing New London which had become part of the newly formed Campbell County. Liberty became a town in 1839 and in 1890 changed its name to Bedford City. In 1912 Bedford reverted to town status, then in 1968, again became a city. On September 14, 2011, the Bedford City Council voted to transition into a town, ending its independent city status. The supervisors of Bedford County also voted to accept the town of Bedford as part of the county when it lost city status. The transition occurred on July 1, 2013.

Bedford Obituaries

It was noted on October 18th, 2018 that Robert William Abbott perished in Bedford, Virginia.  Abbott was 88 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Robert William's life.

It was written by The Roanoke Times & World News on October 18th, 2018 that Betty Lee Johnson (Howard) died in Bedford, Virginia.  Ms. Johnson was 82 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Betty Lee's life.

It was revealed by Bedford Bulletin on October 18th, 2018 that June Carolyn Martin (Jeffrey) passed on in Bedford, Virginia.  Ms. Martin was 78 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor June Carolyn's life.

It was revealed by Bedford Bulletin on October 18th, 2018 that Robert Kyle II Poole passed on in Bedford, Virginia.  Poole was 60 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Robert Kyle II's life.

It was noted by Bedford Bulletin on October 11th, 2018 that William Jack Sr Turner perished in Bedford, Virginia.  Turner was 90 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor William Jack Sr's life.

It was revealed by Bedford Bulletin on October 4th, 2018 that Willis Elwyn Beckwith passed away in Bedford, Virginia.  Beckwith was 84 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Willis Elwyn's life.

It was noted by Bedford Bulletin on October 4th, 2018 that Henry H Chappelle passed on in Bedford, Virginia.  Chappelle was 93 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Henry H's life.

It was reported by Bedford Bulletin on October 4th, 2018 that Thomas Lynn Crawford passed away in Bedford, Virginia.  Crawford was 68 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Thomas Lynn's life.

It was revealed by Bedford Bulletin on October 4th, 2018 that Charles Lee Creasy passed on in Bedford, Virginia.  Creasy was 60 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Charles Lee's life.

It was noted by Bedford Bulletin on October 4th, 2018 that Lucille Elsie Moore (Gallup) perished in Bedford, Virginia.  Ms. Moore was 93 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Lucille Elsie's life.

History

As of the United States Census 2000 census, the city had a total population of 6,299. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Bedford with surrounding Bedford county for statistical purposes. Bedford is an independent city located within the confines of Bedford County, Virginia County in the US state of Virginia. It is part of the Lynchburg, Virginia Lynchburg metropolitan area Statistical Area. It serves as the county seat of Bedford County, Virginia County.

The official website for the city of Bedford is http://www.bedfordva.gov.

Bedford Funeral Home News

Clara S. Lambeth, 96, Bedford
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bedford Historical Society, P. O. Box 602, Bedford, VA 24523. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family, 434-237-9424.
http://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/clara-s-lambeth-96-bedford-0?quicktabs_2=1

Thomas W. Hicks, 92, Bedford
Thomas graduated from Bedford High School in 1935 and studied electrical engineering at the University of Virginia. He joined the Army National ... Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 317 W. Main Street, Bedford, 540-586-7360 ...
http://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/thomas-w-hicks-92-bedford-0?quicktabs_2=1

ABC 13 Area Halloween Events
Spooky music such as "The Sorcerer's Apprentice," "Night on Bald Mountain," and "Funeral March for a Marionette" will ... Location: Historic Avenel 413 Avenel Avenue Bedford, Virginia 24523. For information, call 5400-586-1814, or visit historic Avenel ...
http://www.wset.com/Global/story.asp?S=13396756

Faith Mafalda Kellams Burcham
Walker, of Burke, VA; Janet S. Litzel, of Fairlawn, OH; brother, Jack Kellams of Bedford; niece, Sghelda Cummings Haworth ... Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30 at the Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield with the Rev. Jeffery Rocky ...
http://gcdailyworld.com/story/1675753.html

Funeral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A funeral is a ceremony for celebrating, sanctifying, or remembering the life of a deceased person. Funerary customs comprise the complex of beliefs and ...
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Bedford Funeral Homes and funeral services in Virginia
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Bedford
Our founder Glenn Tharp entered funeral service in Bedford in 1933 and served families ... Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory. 320 N. Bridge St. Bedford, Va. 24523 ...
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