Susan Pugh Neighbors

January 4, 1953December 2, 2012
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Susan Pugh Neighbors, 59, of Rustburg passed away Sunday, December 2, 2012 at her residence after a battle of over 4 years with breast cancer.

Susan was born in January 4, 1953, in Washington, D.C. She was the daughter of Edna Talley Pugh currently of Lynchburg and the late Reginald Winston Pugh.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by the love of her life Deon Blaine Garren, Sr., formerly of North Myrtle Beach, SC.

She is survived by one daughter, Sara Elizabeth Neighbors Sprague and husband Bret of Gastonia, NC; one son, Matthew David Neighbors an/d wife Wendy, of Gladys and one brother, David Winston Pugh, Sr. and wife Susan of Madison Heights.

Susan leaves behind her two beloved granddaughters, Anna Elizabeth Sprague age 8 and Samantha Marie Sprague, age 5. She adored her granddaughters; they were the light of her life.

She was employed in the hotel industry for almost 30 years and most recently employed with Centra Health for over 5 years.

Susan was a devoted mother and grandmother whose greatest joys were her family and her home. She took pride in making a house a home filled with love and happiness for everyone to enjoy. She loved making memories with her children and grandchildren. She stayed positive and hopeful during her illness. She was a courageous, strong, and beautiful woman, mother, grandmother, daughter and friend. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel with Chaplin Randall Walton officiating. Interment will follow in the New Concord Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the Breast Cancer Society of America, 1225 West Main St., Suite 101, PMB608, Nasa, AZ 85201-7040


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 5, 2012
  • Visitation Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Susan Pugh Neighbors

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Robin Tuggle Marks

April 14, 2013

Mattie and sorry to hear of Susan's passing. Many fond memories.

Robin Tuggle Marks
(Coworker from Lynchburg Hilton msny years ago)

December 12, 2012

Matt, Sarah, I am very sorry for the loss of your mother. Know that I will be praying for you both and your families. Kathy Arthur

Gail Campbell-Lane

December 11, 2012

Sara and Matt. My thoughts go out to you both. I am sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Her picture is beautiful.

Mandy Phelps

December 9, 2012

With all my love, thoughts and prayers! Mandy Phelps

Charles Riggins

December 7, 2012

To one of the best bosses I have ever had! Susan Neighbors was a unbelievable example of the way we should all live our life. My best to her family and loved ones. Fondly, Charles Riggins (former employee-Lynchburg Hilton)

December 6, 2012

Sara & Matt~
I am so sorry to hear the loss of your mother. You and your families are in my prayers.
Nikki McCullough

Tanya Peltier

December 6, 2012

Sara,Matt & family,
Susan was a beautiful person inside and out, and such a wonderful friend to me. She will truly be missed. Heaven has recevied a very special angel. RIP my sweet friend

Glenn & Linda Reichard

December 5, 2012

Sara, Matt and families,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We remember when your mom was a Senior at RHS; she was truly a vivacious, beautiful and caring young lady. Then along came Sara and Matt at RHS and you all lived up to her standards. We remember those good times at RHS.

Arlene & Judy

December 5, 2012

Susan was a wonderfully warm and caring person. She was also a truly fun person to be around. We enjoyed some great times together on our limo rides and our "girls' night out dinners." We loved her and we will miss her.

Susan Hager

December 5, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.