Miss Emma Delores Lodge, 93, of Bedford, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 in Lynchburg. Born, May 9, 1921 in Bedford, she was the daughter of the late, Luther Mason Lodge and Myrtle Booker Lodge. Emma was also preceded in death by her three brothers. She was a long-time employee of the Bedford Silk Mill later named Bedford Weaving Mill before retiring and was a lifetime member of Thaxton Baptist Church. Emma is survived by nephews, Joseph A. Lodge (Naomi), Michael E. Lodge and Randy B. Lodge (Betty). She also leaves numerous great nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at Thaxton Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Melvin H. Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in the Thaxton Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 1hour prior to the service and following the service at the home of Randy and Betty Lodge. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.
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Published in Bedford Bulletin from Oct. 22 to Oct. 23, 2014