Barbara Falwell Lawhorn
Barbara Falwell Lawhorn

Barbara Ann Falwell Lawhorn, 85, of Huddleston, passed away on Saturday, September 12, 2020, at Lynchburg General Hospital.

She was born in Piney River, Va., on December 1, 1934, a daughter of the late Courtney Doyle Falwell and Reba Rebecca Ramsey. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two children, Nancy Speight and Scott Torode; stepdaughter, Rose Marie Keys; stepson, Michael Lawhorn; and a brother, Jimmy Falwell.

Barbara worked for Harris Teeter for many years and for Whitehouse store after retiring. She loved Smith Mountain Lake and the lake community. In her spare time, she often could be found watching TV, washing clothes laying in the sun and spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoyed Dancing and working in her flowers. She was loved dearly and will be missed by all her family and friends.

She is survived by her loving husband of 38 years, Marvin W. Lawhorn; three sons, Rick Falwell wife, Vicki, Brian Torode wife, Denise, and Greg Torode wife, Julia; stepsons, Ronnie Lawhorn wife, Petra, and Bruce Lawhorn wife, Sherry; 11 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; one niece, April; and one nephew, Derek.

In lieu of flowers for those wishing to make memorial contributions in Barbara's memory please consider, Huddleston Fire & Rescue.

A graveside service and celebration of Barbara's life will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Friday, September 18, 2020, at Virginia Memorial Park with Pastor James Martin officiating. To send condolences online please visit Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford is assisting the family.

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Published by The News & Advance on Sep. 16, 2020.
Graveside service
Virginia Memorial Park
Funeral services provided by:
Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory
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Out thoughts and prayers are with the family and millions of friends. She will be missed but never forgotten. With love and hugs and prayers ,from Timmy and Donna Roach of Huddleston VA. Rest in Paradise dear friend until we meet in heaven
Timmy and Donna Roach
September 18, 2020
Nanny & Mom were most definitely the greatest women I've ever known. They both were amazingly strong, loving and humorous women. I strive everyday to be like them.
September 17, 2020
I always loved Barbara while working with her at Harris Teeter. She was a good friend and advisor. I know her family is going to miss her greatly.
Connie Witcher Campbell
September 16, 2020