New Ownership at Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. announced today that Murrell W. Thornhill IV has become an owner of the company.

Thornhill started in the industry at Community Funeral Home in Lynchburg, the first African American-owned funeral home in Lynchburg, established in 1946 by his grandfather, M. W. “Teedy” Thornhill, Jr., who also served as Lynchburg’s first Black mayor in 1990.

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