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Barbara Lee Wharam

October 5, 1950 February 9, 2019
Barbara Lee Wharam
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Barbara Lee Wharam, 68, of Gladstone passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at Lynchburg General Hospital.

Born in Charlottesville, Oct. 5, 1950, Barbara was the daughter of the late James and Navy Roberts Wharam. She was a U. S. Army veteran of Viet Nam, a retired seamstress and attended Bethel Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant daughter; two step-sons: Ralph and Bobby Tyree; two brothers: Jackie and Howard Wharam; two sisters: Joyce Wharam and Virginia Marie Gibson; and two grandchildren: Cindy and Mindy Childress.

She is survived by her spouse of over 44 years, William F. Tyree; three children: Keith Wharam (Sarah Elliott);Olivia Ann Childress (Hershel); and Crystal Elizabeth Wharam all of Gladstone; four step-children: Angela Marie Dodd of Amherst, Jennifer Mae Sharp (Norman) of Evington, Melissa Cash of Madison Heights and Esther Elliott (Mark) of Campbell County; one sister, Lilly Goolsby ( Kenneth) of Afton; 12 grandchildren: Katelyn Wharam, Landon Childress, Nathan Childress, Alexis Wharam, Trafton Wharam, Blake Johns, Jackson Dodd, Gavin Sharp, Mia Vangas, Micah Vangas, Jessica Cash and Mason Hall; and one great grandson: Ezra Johns.

A celebration of her life will be held at 3:00 pm, Saturday Feb. 16, 2019 at Driskill Funeral Chapel with Pastor Russell Snoddy officiating and military honors by American Legion Post #16. The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm Saturday at the funeral home and Saturday after the funeral , at Bethel Baptist Church, Amherst.

Interment will be in Amherst Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1200, Amherst, VA 24521

Driskill Funeral Chapel, Amherst. www.DriskillFuneral.com


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Visitation

Saturday

16

Feb

1:00 PM 2/16/2019 1:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 2/16/2019 3:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Driskill Chapel

201 Grandview Drive
P.O. Box 665
Amherst, VA 24521

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Driskill Chapel
201 Grandview Drive Amherst 24521 VA
United States

Funeral

Saturday

16

Feb

3:00 PM 2/16/2019 3:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Driskill Chapel

201 Grandview Drive
P.O. Box 665
Amherst, VA 24521

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Driskill Chapel
201 Grandview Drive Amherst 24521 VA
United States

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Location

Amherst Cemetery Final Resting Place

Grandview Drive
Amherst, VA 24521

Grandview Drive Amherst 24521 VA
United States
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