Surrounded by her family, Margaret Moore Campbell, 91, of Evington, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Runk & Pratt Senior Living Community. She was the wife of the late Benjamin Frank Campbell. Born on July 29, 1927, in Campbell County, she was the daughter of the late Dewey E. and Mary "Virginia" Almond Moore. She was also preceded in death by three brothers and one sister. She was a member of New Beginning Tabernacle, where she loved hearing her nephew preach. She was retired from New London Academy, where she worked as the cafeteria manager. She was an avid baker and was well known for the many cakes, pies, breads, and other treats she always had for her family and friends. She loved working in her flowers and growing tomatoes. She also loved to play cards and spent countless hours playing rummy with her dear friend, Jane Whitehead, whom she thought of and often referred to as her fifth daughter. Mrs. Campbell is survived by four daughters, Susan C. Fuller (Bug) of Forest, Cathy C. Irby (Bruce) of Lynchburg, Carolyn F. Campbell (Lori) of Evington, and Angela C. Pettry (Kirk) of Rustburg; three grandchildren, Jason Bowles (Kerry), Troy Fuller (Amber), and Bailey Pettry; and three great-granddaughters, Charlotte, Jocelyn, and Aubin Bowels. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2019, at Whitten Timberlake Chapel with The Rev. Gary L. Moore, Pastor of New Beginning Tabernacle officiating. Interment will follow at Virginia Memorial Park in Forest. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m., Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Whitten Timberlake Chapel and other times at the residence of Cathy Irby. To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.whittentimberlake.com. Whitten Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Timberlake Chapel is serving the family.
...EXCESSIVE HEAT AND HUMIDITY TODAY INTO SUNDAY... .HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION THIS WEEKEND BRINGING SOME OF THE HOTTEST AIR OF THE SEASON. HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S WILL COMBINE WITH HIGH HUMIDITY TO RESULT IN HEAT INDEX VALUES AROUND 105 DEGREES TO AROUND 110 DEGREES DURING THE AFTERNOONS. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * HEAT INDEX VALUES...AROUND 105 DEGREES DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 90S, AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOWER 70S. * TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON ESPECIALLY BETWEEN 2 AND 5 PM. * IMPACTS...PROLONGED EXPOSURE OR ANY STRENUOUS ACTIVITY MAY LEAD TO HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES THAT REQUIRE IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION. * LOCATIONS...PARTS OF THE PIEDMONT AND FOOTHILLS. * HAZARDS...HIGH HEAT INDICES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS HIGH HUMIDITIES ARE EXPECTED TO COMBINE WITH HOT TEMPERATURES TO MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 105 DEGREES OR GREATER. THIS COMBINATION WILL INCREASE THE LIKELIHOOD OF HEAT ILLNESSES. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...CHECK ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS... AND PROVIDE SHADE AND FRESH WATER FOR OUTDOOR ANIMALS. TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS...IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHTWEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1. &&