Phyllis Ann Brightwell
1922 - 2020
Phyllis Ann Brightwell

August 17, 1922 - September 24, 2020

Phyllis Ann Brightwell, 98, of Lynchburg, passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2020.

She was a resident of Westminster Canterbury. Phyllis was the wife of the late Harmon Leon Brightwell, Jr. Born August 17, 1922, in Lynchburg, she was the daughter of the late Herbert Lacy Jordan and the late Carrie Lawhorne Jordan.

Phyllis was a retired school bus driver for Amherst County Public School and a member of Amelon United Methodist Church.

In addition to her husband and parents, Phyllis was preceded in death by two siblings, Nannie Dewitt and Frank Jordan.

Phyllis is survived by her children, Faye B. Cash and her husband, Jim of Madison Heights, Leon Brightwell of Lynchburg and Donna B. Davis and her husband, Homer of Lynchburg; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and other loving family members and friends.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a funeral service for immediate family and friends will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, 2020, at Amelon United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mark Tinsley officiating. Because of the family's concern for the health and well-being of all those who attend, the family requests that all abide by the 6 feet social distancing rule and that all wear masks. A graveside service will follow at Fort Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Amelon United Methodist Church.

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Whitten Monelison Chapel is serving the family, (434) 929-5712.

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Published by The News & Advance on Sep. 25, 2020.
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Amelon United Methodist Church
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Praying for my school friend Donna
Scotchman Poindexter
September 28, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother was a delightful ray of sunshine. We really enjoyed seeing her at the Westminster Canterbury Beauty Salon. She will be greatly missed. Prayers for all.=O<û WC Beauty Salon Employees
Jane E. Bailey
September 27, 2020
So sorry for your loss. She was a very nice lady. I remember seeing her at various events along with my Great Aunt Elsie Lawhorne. May your memories give you peace and comfort during this time,
Barbara Lawhorne DeWitt
September 26, 2020
Beautiful lady sorry for your loss. I did her hair in our younger day. She lived a long good life. I know she will be missed.
Anne Sitton
September 26, 2020
Very sorry about your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you Faye and the rest of your family. Love, hugs, and sympathy to you. =�
Talmadge & Genelda Mayberry
September 25, 2020