Whitten Timberlake Chapel

7404 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA


Carol Anderson McCauley

March 23, 1940January 8, 2020

Carol Anderson McCauley, 79, of Lynchburg, passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Guggenheimer Nursing Home, surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of the late George Ellis “Mike” McCauley, Jr.

Born on March 23, 1940 in Lynchburg, she was the daughter of the late Adrian Bryant Anderson and the late Mary Gallier Robey. Carol retired from the Lynchburg Foundry Company and was a member of Fairview Christian Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family, animals, crafts, and shopping.

Carol is survived by her children, Bruce Anderson Layne, Jr. and wife Trina, Diane McCauley and fiancé James Reeves, Debbie Keatts and husband Ed, and Sherri Walsh; five grandchildren, Suzanne McCauley, T.J. Layne and wife Savannah, Stefanie Keatts-Washburn and husband Nate, Jenni Keatts, and Tommy Walsh, Jr.; three great grandchildren, Kaily, Kaiden, and Kainan Washburn; brother, Floyd Anderson; and special caregiver and cousin, Wendy and Danny Brooks.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel.

A graveside service will be held at 1 pm on Monday, January 13, 2020 at Fort Hill Memorial Park, with Pastor Jonathan Falwell officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made in Carol’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association, American Cancer Society, or to the Humane Society of Lynchburg.


  • Visitation Sunday, January 12, 2020
  • Graveside Service Monday, January 13, 2020

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