Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Virginia Obituaries 09/29/10


 

Adams, Ben

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Ben Leroy Adams VIRGINIA BEACH - Retired U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Ben Leroy Adams, 81, passed away Sept. 25, 2010. He is survived by .....


 


 

Agnes C. Patrick

Funeral services for Ms. Agnes C. Patrick, of 3402 Union Branch Road, Petersburg (Prince George County), who died on Saturday morning at Southside Regional Medical Center, will be conducted at noon Thursday from the Union Branch Baptist Church, Prince George County; Dr. Andrew J. White Sr., pastor, officiating. Interment will be in the Southlawn Cemetery, Prince George. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at the Tucker's Funeral Home, 415 Halifax St., Petersburg. The remains will rest at the church at 10:45 a.m. Relatives and friends will kindly assemble at the residence of the brother and sister-in-law, Herbert and Doris Patrick, 3406 Union Branch Road, Prince George, at 11:15 a.m., Remains rest at the Tucker's Funeral Home, 415 Halifax St., Petersburg. A.A. Tucker, funeral director.


 


 

Albert Fred Riedl Jr.

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Alvin Greene (In Memoriam)

GREENE, Alvin "Mickey" We miss and love you very much. Happy Birthday! Alice, Ernest, Cornell, Alphonso, Cookie & families 


 


 

Anderson, Patricia

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Patricia Anderson VIRGINIA BEACH - Patricia "Pat" Anderson, 73, passed away Sept. 27, 2010 in Virginia Beach after a long courageous battle with cancer. .....


 


 

Andrew Jacobs

JACOBS, Andrew M., 24, entered eternal rest September 21, 2010. Arrangements entrusted to: www.wilsonafs.com


 


 

Anna Tomasso

Anna Tomasso, 94, was born on April 11, 1916, and died on Sunday, September 26, 2010., She is survived by her three granddaughters, Jodi, Jessica and Jennifer; her daughter-in-law, Connie; and her son, Robert Tomasso. Peace be with you Grandma


 


 

Antonio Tony Harper (In Memoriam)

Harper, Antonio (Tony) It's been two years ago today that you left us. Missing you and loving you forever. ~Your Mother, Brother and Francine


 


 

Arnold Crouse

Arnold I. Crouse CALLAWAY, Va. Arnold I. Crouse, age 92, formerly of Marion, Va., went to be with the Lord Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010. Mr. Crouse was born Aug. 3, 1918, in Smyth County, Va. He was the sweetest, kindest and dearest man. He will be missed by his wife, Virginia Crouse; daughter and son-in-law, Vickie and Eddie Smith; grandson, Jacob Smith; brother and sister-in-law, Algie and Patsy Crouse; nephew, William Crouse and wife Joyce; step-children, Bonnie Shelton, Donna Curry, Mike Chitwood; 21 grandchildren and great-grandchildren; daughter, Sharon Crouse Chase and family, of Marion. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the, . Funeral services will be conducted from Conner Bowman Funeral Chapel 11 a.m. Wednesday with Dr. William Shively officiating. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens in Roanoke. His family will be receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Conner Bowman Funeral Home & Crematory, Route 220 at Wirtz Road, Rocky Mount. (540) 334-5151.


 


 

Arnold I. Crouse

Crouse Arnold I. Crouse, 92, of Callaway and formerly of Marion died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010. He was born Aug. 3, 1918, in Smyth County. He was the sweetest, kindest and dearest man. Survivors include his wife, Virginia Crouse; daughter and son-in-law, Vickie and Eddie Smith; grandson, Jacob Smith; brother and sister-in-law, Algie and Patsy Crouse; nephew, William Crouse and wife, Joyce; stepchildren, Bonnie Shelton, Donna Curry and Mike Chitwood; 21 grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and daughter, Sharon Crouse Chase and family of Marion. Flowers will be accepted, or donations may be made to the, . Funeral services will be conducted from Conner Bowman Funeral Chapel at 11 a.m. Wednesday with Dr. William Shively officiating. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens in Roanoke. His family received friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Conner Bowman Funeral Home & Crematory in Rocky Mount, Conner Bowman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


 


 

Beatrice Pugh Frazier

Beatrice Pugh Frazier, 87, of Crozet, died on Sunday, September 26, 2010, at a local hospital., She was born in Nelson County on February 21, 1923, the daughter of the late Vinton and Rosa Baber Pugh. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Vernon Frazier; and a number of brothers and sisters., Mrs. Frazier was a long- time member of Crozet Baptist Church., She is survived by her son, Jeffrey Frazier and his wife, Mary, of Crozet., A funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, September 30, 2010, at Crozet Baptist Church with the Reverend David Collyer officiating. Interment will follow at Monticello Memory Gardens., The family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 29, 2010, at Teague Funeral Home., The family would like to thank the Hospice of the Piedmont and the Charlottesville Health and Rehab for the care they provided for their mother., In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Piedmont or to Crozet Baptist Church.


 


 

Ben Adams

Ben Leroy Adams VIRGINIA BEACH - Retired U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Ben Leroy Adams, 81, passed away Sept. 25, 2010. He is survived by his loving wife, Monique and son, Frank of Virginia Beach, and his daughter and son-in-law, Anne and Kirk Hubbard, of Polson, Mont. A Montana native, he was born April 12, 1929, the seventh of eight children to Frank and Fannie Judkins Adams in Havre, and grew up and graduated from high school in Whitefish. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1948. Cmdr. Adams served with distinction for more than 30 years, and was a veteran of Korea, where he was awarded a Presidential Unit Citation. He also served in Vietnam in 1968-69, where he earned the Bronze Star, and both a Presidential and a Naval Unit Citation. A "Mustang," he retired in 1977 with, among other honors, a Joint Service Commendation medal. During his naval career, Commander Adams served aboard the following ships: Leary, Juneau, St. Paul, Wrangell and Wilkinson. In Vietnam he served in Saigon and Danang, and as officer in charge in Cua Viet. He retired in Naples, Italy, after serving there in three consecutive NATO commands. Pen pals for five years, Ben and Monique were then married for 56 years and made a home for their family in Italy, England and France in addition to the United States. They shared a love of nature and animals and enjoyed hiking and camping. The family thanks the staff of Sentara Bayside Hospital for their compassionate care. Cremation and Funeral Services of Tidewater is assisting the family. A local service is not planned, as interment will take place at a later time in France. Memorial donations may be made to the Plaza Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 2128, Virginia Beach, VA 23450- 2128 or to the North West Montana Veterans Food Pantry, 1349 Hwy. 2, Kalispell, MT 59901, veteransfoodpantry.org.


 


 

Bernard McClamy Sr.

Bernard McClamy Sr. CHESAPEAKE - Bernard "Mustache" McClamy Sr., 81, passed away Sept. 27, 2010. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Nina and children, Darlene, Cora, Bernard, Paul, Tony and Charles McClamy, and Venice, Jeremiah, Leonard, Aaron and Marco Johnson; three brothers, David, Jeremiah, and Robert Lee McClamy, a numerous amount of grand- and great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. A funeral will be held Friday, Oct. 1, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Beach Funeral & Cremation Services Inc., 4456 Bonney Road, Virginia Beach. Viewing will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. www.beachfuneralandcremationservices.com. Kevin A. Sanderlin, funeral director.


 


 

Beth Johnson

Beth D. Johnson CHESAPEAKE - Services for Beth DePue Johnson will be held at 11 a.m. today in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel. 


 


 

Beverley Broun McClinton

Beverley Broun McClinton, Beverley Broun McClinton, 86, died on Monday, September 27, 2010, at her home at Farmington in Charlottesville, Virginia., She was born in Charleston, West Virginia, on March, 14, 1924, of Beverley Broun and Mary Catesby Clay Broun. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Selby McClinton Jr., She is survived by her children, James Selby McClinton III and his wife, Gina, Mary McClinton Clay and Beverley McClinton Stanley; grandchildren, Spencer Randolph McClinton, Virginia Broun McClinton and Mary Randolph Clay Stamper and her husband, Jason, and their daughter, Mary Grace., The family wishes to recognize the love and devotion by Mrs. McClinton's caregivers Emily Watson, Harriet Forrest, and Patricia Taylor., Mrs. McClinton graduated from St. Anne's School, St. Mary's School in Raleigh and Hollins College. She lived in Parkersburg, West Virginia, from 1948 until 1983. She was a member of the Junior League and Parkersburg Country Club and President of the Henry Logan's Children Home and the Parkersburg Day Nursery. She moved to Charlottesville in 1983 and was a member of the Junior League, the Contemporary Club and Farmington Country Club. She was also a member of the Monticello Cabinet and Jefferson Circle., She was a member of the Order of First Families of Virginia 1607 -1620, Jamestowne Society and National Society of Colonial Dames, the Everglades Club, Palm Beach and Metropolitan Club in New York., Private graveside services will be conducted in Parkersburg in West Virginia., Please omit flowers and contributions., Friends will be received in Charlottesville after 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 29, 2010, at Mrs. McClinton's home at Farmington Drive., Arrangements have been entrusted to Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg.


 


 

Brenda Gail Monaco

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Breslauer, David

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

David C. Breslauer SUFFOLK - David C. Breslauer passed away surrounded by his family on Sept. 26, 2010 at home in Suffolk after a .....


 


 

Brinkley, Patricia

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Patricia D. Brinkley PORTSMOUTH - Services for Patricia Williams Brinkley will be held at 4 p.m. today in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel. ..... 


 


 

CECIL ALEXANDER

ALEXANDER, Cecil Scott, 55, of Richmond, departed this life September 24, 2010. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Carrie Alexander Sr.; and daughter, Lakeshia Alexander. He leaves to cherish his loving memory a loving and devoted wife, Darlene Alexander; daughter, Marnae Glass (Joel); two grandchildren; one sister, Gloria Smith (Keith); two brothers, Robert Jr. (Sabina) and James Alexander (Paulette); two sisters-in-law, Denise Davis and Debora Anderson (John); host of other relatives and friends. Remains rest at March Funeral Home, 2110 E. Laburnum Ave., where viewing will be held Thursday, September 30, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and where the family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Funeral service 2 p.m. Friday, October 1, 2010 in March Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. James H. Johnson Jr. officiating. Interment Mt. Calvary Cemetery.


 


 

Callie J. BETHEA

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Caroline Hunnell

Caroline "Tat" Hunnell ABINGDON, Va. Caroline "Tat" Hunnell, age 60, formerly of Richlands, Va., passed away Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, at her home. Born Sept. 17, 1950, at Richlands, she was the daughter of the late James Sherman and Carrie Lamie Keen. She was a hard working mother and made sure her children were provided for. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roger Hunnell; and four brothers, James Sherman Keen Jr., Danny Ray Keen, Ricky Alford Keen and Timothy Marcus Keen. She is survived by three daughters, Ann Marie Lester and husband Billy Joe of Abingdon, Holly Lee Weitzel and husband James of Hilton Head, S.C., and Christine Lynn Hunnell of Bristol Virginia; one sister, Kitty Darlene Keen of Richlands; five brothers, Clifford Wayne Keen and wife Bonnie of Pounding Mill, Va., Dennis Ellis Keen and wife Terry of Richlands, Robert Howard Keen and wife Cathy of Richlands, Joey Darrell Keen and wife Jessie of Pikeville, Ky., and Randy Lee Keen and wife Kathy of Claypool Hill, Va.; special granddaughter whom she raised, Alexis McKay Coleman of Martinsville, Va.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at Singleton Funeral Service Chapel at Cedar Bluff, Va., with Rev. Grady McGlothlin officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Singleton Funeral Service at Cedar Bluff. Online condolences may be sent to the family by going to


 


 

Catherine R. Baker

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Charles Fahrney

FAHRNEY, Charles Edward, 89 of Harrisonburg, Va., died September 28, 2010. He was born March 18, 1921, the son of the late Lester Bryan and Viola Stark Fahrney. He was a salesman for American Tobacco Company in Durham, N.C. before retiring. He was a member of the Lutheran church. He was a 32nd degree Mason with Mt. Jackson Lodge 103, and a Blue Lodge member. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Sara Matthews. Surviving are sons, Matthew Fahrney of Frisco, Texas, Jimmie Haun Fahrney of Douglasville, Ga., and Charles Edward Fahrney Jr. of Morristown, Tenn.; brother, Merlin L. Fahrney of Broadway; his companion, Juanita Hughes of Harrisonburg; and four grandchildren. A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Friday at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Harrisonburg. The family will receive friends 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway. Memorial contributions may be made to Broadway Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 666, Broadway, Va. 22815. Online condolences may be left at www.grandlefuneralhome.com.


 


 

Charles Owens Abel

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Charles Taylor

Charles H. Taylor NORFOLK - Charles H. Taylor, 65, passed away Sept. 25, 2010. Charles was a member of St. Mark U.C.C. He was predeceased by his parents, Maggie and Johnny Taylor; and two brothers, James Sanderlin and Johnny Taylor. Charles leaves to cherish his memory, two daughters, Samantha Mitchell and Linda Bagley; two brothers, Arthur L. Taylor (Vivian) and Dennie Taylor; four sisters, Mary Thomas (Charles), Shirley Taylor, Diane Willis (Marshall) and Shevie Taylor; two sisters-in-law, Agenoah Taylor and Mae Sanderlin; seven grandchildren; four great- grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. A homegoing service will be held at noon Thursday in St. Mark U.C.C., 521 Obendorfer Road. Interment will be at Roosevelt Memorial Park, Chesapeake. Metropolitan Funeral Service, Berkley Ave. Chapel, is in charge. www.metropolitanfuneralservice.com.


 


 

Charles W. DAVIS

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Charlotte M. Tucker

Charlotte Maria Tucker died peacefully at home on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010, in Carson, Va., surrounded by her loving family., Born Charlotte Maria Ritter on Oct. 11, 1929, in Stuttgart-Unteruerkheim, Germany, to Jakob Konrad and Maria Pauline Ritter, she was the third of four children. She married her husband, Lawrence M. Tucker in 1953. Charlotte retired after 45 years of working for the federal government as a civil service employee in various assignments in Europe and the United States, finally settling in Carson, Va., with her family. During her civil service career, she received countless commendations and awards. She also served as the senior advisor for the, Wives Association. Charlotte was a devoted, loyal and trusted friend. Her family was a constant source of joy and happiness for Charlotte over the years. A consummate cook and homemaker, everyone whose life she touched was filled with her love and devotion. She also enjoyed reading and swimming, as well as spending time with her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jakob Ritter and Maria Ritter (nee Marquart); her sister, Lotte Ritter; her brother, Eric Ritter, who died during the siege of Stalingrad in 1942; and a loving grandson, Jack Tucker., She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, retired U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Lawrence M. Tucker of Carson, Va.; son, Lawrence M. Tucker Jr. of Williamsburg, Va.; son, Martin W. Tucker of Ashburn, Va., and wife, Aimee, and their two sons, Dylan and Shane; her younger brother, Horst Ritter and wife, Maria, residing in Stammheim/Calw Germany; sister-in-law, Helen Oxford and her husband, Pastor Raymond Oxford, of East Cape Giradeau, Ill., who were also with Charlotte when she passed away., A funeral service will take place 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, in the Petersburg Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 3935 S. Crater Road, with the Rev. David Prather officiating. Interment will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. The family will receive friends one hour before the service Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be forwarded to the Prince George Emergency Crew, P.O. Box 308, Prince George, VA 23875. Condolences may be registered at


 


 

Clara G. Queen

Mrs. Clara Gholson Queen, 87, of Dinwiddie, Va., departed this life Saturday evening, Sept. 25, 2010, at the Southside Regional Medical Center., She was born Oct. 16, 1922, in Long Island, N.Y., to the late Moses Gholson Sr. and the late Mary E. Gholson. At an early age she became a member of the Center Star Baptist Church, and was a former member of the Choir and Missionary Ministry. She loved her church family and attended services as long as her health permitted her to do so. Other than her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, James Queen Sr.; a daughter, Ethel Queen Weaver; sisters, Onell Harvell, Ruth Walker, Mary Gholson, Helen Gholson and Alice Kay Washington; brothers, Moses Gholson Jr., Walter Gholson, James E. Gholson and Eugene Walker., She leaves to cherish her memories, a son, James G. Queen Jr. (Ruth); one aunt, Hattie Catherine Gilliam, all of Dinwiddie; grandchildren, Benjamin Weaver, Jennifer Queen Hurt, Carol A. Robinson (Anthony) of North Carolina, Kenneth C. Weaver (Susie), Christopher Queen (Pricilla) of Texas, Edward Weaver (Leah), Sharon Gay, very devoted, Richard Weaver (Tonya) and James Queen III (Sabrina); 14 great-grandchildren, Arquetta, Toni, Onte', Darius, Joshua, Meredith, Jessica, Ron Jr., Shawn, Victoria, Christopher Jr., Qulya, Jordan and Kaylan; six great-great-grandchildren; a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, to include Polly Winfield, Mrs. Synder and Ida Morgan., A homegoing celebration will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at the Center Star Baptist Church, Dinwiddie, with the pastor, the Rev. Dr. Jimmie L. Walker Sr., officiating. Burial will commence at the church cemetery. The family will assemble at the church at 12:45 p.m. on the day of the service. Public viewing will be held today until 8 p.m. at the McKenney Chapel., Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the J.M. Johnson & Son Funeral Home, 530 S. Sycamore St., Petersburg, (804) 863-4411.


 


 

Clarence Burton Gerhardt

Clarence Burton Gerhardt Clarence Burton Gerhardt, 82, died peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. Burton, as he was known by his family and friends, was born in Lynchburg on July 2, 1928. He was the son of Earl A. Gerhardt and Georgia Burton Gerhardt. He attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute, graduating with an engineering degree in 1949 as a member of the Corp of Cadets. He received his master's degree in business administration from Harvard Business School in 1953. Burton served his country for more than 35 years as a member of the United States Army Reserves, attaining the rank of Major. Burton was a man of great energy and had many interests and talents. He served until 1972 as President of Lynchburg Hosiery Mills, a part of Lynchburg's industrial history, which at one time employed almost 1,200 city residents. Burton was a professional engineer and continued to work until just recently as President of The Gerhardt Corporation, an engineering and land company, and of Gerhardt Advisors Inc., a financial advisory firm. He particularly enjoyed his involvement in the community. He served as a Co-Chairman of the Lynchburg Interracial Committee in the 1960s. Burton was a member and a past President of the Lynchburg Rotary Club and a Paul Harris Fellow, having joined the club more than 50 years ago. Over the years, he served on the Boards of the Lynchburg Historical Foundation Inc., Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra, the Lynchburg Mental Health Board, the Boy Scouts of America and the Presbyterian Cemetery. He was a member and Elder emeritus at The First Presbyterian Church and devoted 20 years as a Sunday school teacher. For many years, he was a licensed private pilot and pursued his love of the outdoors tending to Burnbrae Farm in Forest. He had a passion for spending time with his grandchildren, all of whom would regularly join him at work on their school breaks. He often said that he learned much more from them than they would ever learn from him. Burton was predeceased by his wife of 45 years, Ann Grant Gerhardt; his sister, Anne G. Lenhert; and his daughter-in-law, Maureen B. Gerhardt. He is survived by his son, Edward B. Gerhardt, and fiancĂ‚‚e, Lori Cannon, of Greensboro, and his children, Margaret and John; his son, Paul W. Gerhardt, and his wife, Charlotte, of Williamsburg, and their children, Catherine, Augusta and Ann Burton; and his brother, E. Alvin Gerhardt Jr. and wife, Sally. Internment will be a private family service. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. Oct. 1, 2010, at First Presbyterian Church. The family will receive visitors in the narthex following the service. In lieu of flowers and in support of Burton's devotion to the Lynchburg community, contributions may be made to The Greater Lynchburg Community Trust, 101 Paulette Circle, Suite B, Lynchburg, VA 24502, or the charity of one's choice. Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory is serving the family.


 


 

Clarence P. HEWITT

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Cleveland Peoples Jr.

Mr. Cleveland Peoples Jr., aka "Man Man," 33, was born on Aug. 24, 1977, to Cleveland and Mary Peoples in Richmond. As a child, Cleveland was very ambitious and was a leader amongst his friends. He was a graduate of the Meadowbrook High School Class of 1996. At Meadowbrook, he was a star football player and played for five years. Upon graduating high school, he joined the, . He was preceded in death by his father, Cleveland Peoples Sr., Surviving are: four sons, Trejour (12), Jahmil (8), Cleveland III (6) and Cleveland Teon Peoples (4); mother, Mary Peoples; sisters, Chanetta Booker (Reginald) and Tameka Peoples; one niece; three nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends., A service of memory will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Oct., 1, 2010, at Bethany Missionary Baptist Church, Petersburg. The Rev. Eli Melvin will officiate. Relatives and friends attending the service may assemble at the church at 1:30 p.m., Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of William N. Bland & Son Funeral Home, Petersburg.


 


 

Collin Hatton Jr.

HATTON, Collin Jr., 66, entered eternal rest September 24, 2010. Arrangements entrusted to: www.wilsonafs.com


 


 

Curtis Lee Giles

GILES, Curtis Lee, 55, of Richmond, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 26, 2010. He is survived by his wife, J. Gail Giles; daughters, Angela Giles and Chelly McDaniel; son, Christopher L. Giles; stepdaughter, Donna Maitland; stepsons, Douglas E. Horton and Carl D. Kimmerling; 15 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Morrissett Funeral Home, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. (Rte. 10). His funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Beulah United Methodist Church. Interment to follow in Dale Memorial Park.


 


 

DEBORAH EVERETT (In Memoriam)

EVERETT - DEBORAH ANN In our home she is fondly remembered, Sweet memories cling to her name, Those who loved her in life sincerely, Still love her in death just the same. ~Cat and Family, with all our love


 


 

DICK HUMPHREY (In Memoriam)

HUMPHREY - Dick In loving memory of our Dad who passed away eight years ago today. Those whom we love go out of sight but never out of mind. Still cherished in the lonely hearts of those they leave behind. Dickie, Nita, Fay, Gay & families


 


 

Darrell Tyrone Smith

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David Breslauer

David C. Breslauer SUFFOLK - David C. Breslauer passed away surrounded by his family on Sept. 26, 2010 at home in Suffolk after a battle with cancer. He was 76. Dave was born in Orange, N.J., in 1934 to the late Edward J. and Frances C. Breslauer. He lived in Portsmouth for 22 years before moving to Suffolk in 1982. Mr. Breslauer served in the Navy during the Korean War from 1952-56 on the USS Ticonderoga aircraft carrier. After serving in the Navy, Dave stayed in the Norfolk area where he met his wife Mae Boykin. Dave was the vice president of Planning, Estimating and Purchasing for Associated Naval Architects in Portsmouth, where he was a dedicated and proud employee for 45 years before retiring in 2005. He was a member of Elizabeth Manor Country Club and the Retired Seniors Golf Association. His family and friends will remember him as a loving husband, father and Paw-Paw who was always willing to help people and whose generosity reached many. He was predeceased by his brothers, Gerald and Donald. Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Mae Boykin Breslauer; one son, D. Michael "Brez" Breslauer and his wife Robin of Suffolk; three granddaughters, Trisha, Tori and Carroll; two brothers, Edward (Noreen) and Joseph; three sisters, Dorothy Day, Mary Frances Feeley and Kathleen Brennan (Bill). He is also survived by his sisters- in-law, Charlotte Fedro (Roger) and Kathleen Hinnant; brothers-in-law, Jay Boykin (Silene) and Jimmy F. Boykin. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Thursday, Sept. 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Loving Funeral Home, 3225 Academy Ave., Portsmouth. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Paul's Catholic Church, High St., Portsmouth, on Friday, Oct. 1, at 11 a.m. with Fr. Jonathan Goertz officiating. The interment will follow at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens, Suffolk. In lieu of flowers, because Dave gave regularly to so many charities, the family requests donations to a charity of your choice, in his memory. Condolences may be offered at www.lovingfuneralhome. com.


 


 

David Gayle

David Campbell Gayle NORFOLK - David Campbell Gayle, 19, of Norfolk, passed away unexpectedly in Blacksburg, on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010. He was a 2009 graduate of Norfolk Collegiate School, where he was an outstanding student and athlete. He was a sophomore at Virginia Tech where he studied political science and planned to attend law school. Dave, his dad, Don and uncle Nick were avid hunters and fishermen. He shot his first bear at the age of 13. He is survived by his parents, Dr. Robert G. "Bob" and Kim Gayle. He leaves behind his brother, Donald Ross Gayle and his girlfriend Rebecca Golding; his brother, Robert William "Billy" Gayle; his sister, Laura Hadley Gayle; maternal grandmother, Evelyne Campbell Parker; paternal grandfather, retired U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Gordon Donald Gayle; aunts, Susan Gayle Barnes, Odette Louise Campbell, Sonila Silva Campbell, Katherine Decker Gayle and Melody Campbell; uncles, Michael A. Gayle, Dutch Campbell and Doug Campbell and cousins, Matthew, Emily, Anne, Stephen, Sarah, Jamie, Chuck, Brittany, Chad, Katie, Douglas and Taylor. In addition, he leaves behind his beloved uncle Nick and aunt Helene, their children Nicki and Andrea; loving girlfriend of three years, Liz Moody and her family Will, Claire and Mac and many friends who have become a part of our family. He was predeceased by his grandfather, Frederick Hadley Campbell Jr. and grandmother, Katherine Frank Gayle. A funeral will be conducted Friday at 1 p.m. in First Presbyterian Church, Norfolk, with the Rev. Jim Gates officiating. The burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Hollomon- Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel, Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Norfolk Collegiate School in memory of David C. Gayle. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com. The family would like to personally thank the Blacksburg Police Dept. and the EMTs at Montgomery Regional Medical Center, Blacksburg, for trying to save our son.


 


 

David M. Hughes

HUGHES, David M., age 41, of Richmond, Va., passed away September 25, 2010. David graduated from Highland Springs High School in 1987 and attended Shaw University, where he ran track. He was employed by Andrews International as a Lieutenant Officer, stationed at St. Catherine's School, where he was loved and will be missed by many. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles E. Hughes Jr. David leaves to cherish his loving memory his mother, Joanna Haliday; brother, Charles E. Hughes III (Karen); two sisters, Janice B. Hairston (Curtis) and Anna H. Walker (Ernest); nine nieces, a nephew, aunts, uncles and a host of cousins. A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 11 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 3300 R St., Richmond, Va. 23223. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made in the name of David M. Hughes to the Robins-Starr Humane Center at 2519 Hermitage Road.


 


 

David W. Dixon Sr.

David W. Dixon Sr. NORFOLK - Retired Capt. David W. Dixon Sr., 92, passed away on Sept. 23, 2010. Born in Morehead City, N.C., he was predeceased by his wife of 41 years, Dorothy Dixon and by a son, Billy L. Dixon. He is survived by four daughters, Ruby, Frances (Cookie), Pauline (Sugie) and Barbara; three sons, David, Johnny and Randy Dixon Sr.; 10 grandchildren; and countless great-grandchildren and other family members. He served honorably for the Army/Air Force during World War II. He was captain at Harrison's Charter Boat Service for 56 years and retired as the captain of the Dixie Lee II charter boat. A memorial service will be held Monday, Oct. 4, at 2 p.m. at the Ocean View Pier (formerly Harrison's Pier) with Pastor Charles Stover officiating. Cremation & Funeral Services of Tidewater is handling arrangements.


 


 

Dewey Combs

Dewey Luther Combs HONAKER, Va. Funeral services for Dewey Luther Combs will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, with Rev. Donald Musick officiating. Interment will follow in Frank Smith Cemetery on Big A Mountain. Pallbearers will be Greg Rasnake, Bill Taylor, Jeff Rasnake, Mark Combs, Greg Gibson, and Robert Meade. Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Fogleman, Charlie Fleenor, Mike Gilbert, Wayne Viers, Richard Hess, Keith Stevens, and Larry "Big T" Thompson. Online condolences may be made at


 


 

Dianne Fox

Dianne Fox VIRGINIA BEACH - Dianne Fox, 66, passed away Sept. 24, 2010 in Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. Dianne was born in Aberdeen, N.C., the daughter of the late Harvey Simons and Kathryn Braisington Simons. She was a retired export manager for Carolina Shipping Company. She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Paul V. Fox Jr.; a daughter, Carey D. Fox; two sons, Steve Sutton (Patey Sue), Gary Sutton (Tina); five grandchildren; three sisters, Cindy DelCampo (Nick), Vickie Goff (Marvin), Martha Lyn Simons; seven nieces; and nine nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Patsy Pfister. The family extends a special thank you to Drs. Michael Lee, Krista Dobbie, Derek Melby and the nursing staff of Sentara Virginia Beach General; and a special thanks to her best friend Cheri Conglaton. A Celebration of Dianne's life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, in Beach Fellowship Church by Pastor Ray Bjorkman. Friends may join the family Saturday at the church 30 minutes prior to the service and at a reception at church following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Beach Fellowship Church for The Bolivia Boys Home, 1817 General Booth Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA. 23454. Foster Funeral Home, Portsmouth, is assisting the family.


 


 

Dionna M. Langston

Ms. Dionna M. Langston, 24, of 1014 Rome St., Petersburg, departed this life Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, unexpectedly., She attended Petersburg Public Schools and was an entrepreneur. Dionna was preceded in death by her mother, Rebecca L. Langston, one brother and two sisters., She is survived by: her father, Waverly Parham; two sisters, Regina Langston and Pamelia Howlett; one brother, Waverly Langston; a very devoted aunt, Linda Langston; nieces, Skie, Delginae and Star Langston, Trinity and Hashara Howlett; nephews, Tyree Langston, Delqukis Ruffin, Ezekiel Muhmmad and Howshard Hutcherson; and a host of several other relatives and friends., A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at the Chapel of William N. Bland and Son Funeral Home, Petersburg. Minister Will Phelps will officiate. Interment will follow in Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg. The family will assemble at the residence at noon on the day of the service., Arrangements entrusted to the staff of William N. Bland and Son Funeral Home, Petersburg.


 


 

Dixon, David W.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

David W. Dixon Sr. NORFOLK - Retired Capt. David W. Dixon Sr., 92, passed away on Sept. 23, 2010. Born in Morehead City, N.C., ..... 


 


 

Don Jurkiewicz

Don S. Jurkiewicz CHILHOWIE, Va. Don S. Jurkiewicz, age 68, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Smith Jurkiewicz of Chilhowie; two sons, Jon Jurkiewicz of Toledo, Ohio, and Todd Jurkiewicz and wife, Toni of Fort Bragg, N.C.; one sister, Pat Lueb of Broomfield, Colo.; one granddaughter, Amy Katherine Jurkiewicz; several nieces and nephews, including one special nephew, Britt Johnson of Marion, Va., also survive. As was Don's request, there will be no public visitation or funeral service. A private memorial service will be held in Toledo. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to District Three Senior Services Energy Fund, 4453 Lee Highway, Marion, VA 24354. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at


 


 

Donald Parker

Donald Lee Parker CHESAPEAKE - On Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010, the good Lord chose to bring home one of his best soldiers to help guard his kingdom. Sgt. Donald Lee Parker, "Donnie Buck" or "Donnie Jr.," left this world to go to a much better one. He was the apple of his father's eye and joy in his mother's heart. Donald had many friends and was loved for his ability to make people laugh. He has left behind many broken hearts. Donald is survived by his parents, Donnie and Maureen Parker and Phyllis and Mike Franklin; grandparents, Delbert Parker and Josephine McGee; brothers, Nick, Mikey (Danielle) and Ronnie (Shannon); sisters, Crystal (Chris), Jen (Keith), Michele (Mike), Gillian and Michelle. He is also survived by his loving nieces and nephews who adored "Uncle Donald," by his very large extended family from his dad, Mike and his mom, Maureen and his little "Pork Chop" Clay. Donald loved his country and served it well. He is a veteran of the Iraq War wearing his injuries like a badge. He gave his best so we could be free. His family is so proud of his accomplishments and his dedication to the Army. Those who knew him well felt his love and loyalty. Donald was also an employee of the Virginia Beach City Schools for the last 10 years. A celebration of Donald's life will be held Saturday, Oct. 2, at 1 p.m. at Smith and Williams Funeral Home, 4889 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans Association. You may pay your condolences to the family at www.smithandwilliamskempsville.com.


 


 

Dora Bandy Preuss

Dora Bandy Preuss Dora Bandy Preuss, age 67 of Thaxton, VA, formerly of Bandy, VA, passed away Thurs., Sept. 23, 2010. Born June 3, 1943 at Bandy, VA, she was the daughter of the late Glass and Becky Bandy. She was a member of the Laurel Creek Pentecostal Church at Ravens Nest Branch. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by special uncle, George Bandy and special aunt and uncle, Dora Flora and Gray Hughes. She is survived by one son, Troy Preuss and wife, Angela, of Thaxton, VA; one sister, Mary Bandy of Bandy, VA; one brother, Mack Bandy of Bandy, VA; and three grandchildren, Jessika Fivecoat, Justin Preuss and Joey Preuss. Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a.m. Mon., Sept. 27, 2010 at Singleton Funeral Service Chapel at Cedar Bluff, VA, with Rev. Bobby Laney officiating. Burial followed in the Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, VA. Family and friends served as pallbearers. The family received friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Singleton Funeral Service at Cedar Bluff, VA. Online condolences may be sent to the family by going to, Singleton Funeral Service served the Preuss family.


 


 

Doris Wolf

Doris Loretta Wolf CHESAPEAKE - Doris Loretta Wolf, 73, of Chesapeake, passed away Sept. 26, 2010 in a local hospital. She was a Virginia native and was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses, South Norfolk Kingdom Hall. She is survived by her husband, Ernest W. Wolf and her daughter, Angelina M. Wolf, both of Chesapeake; two sons, William F. Wolf of Florida and Ernest C.J. Wolf of Virginia Beach; two brothers, Roger Howington of North Carolina and Kenneth Howington of Kentucky; three grandchildren, Katrina M. Wolf of Chesapeake, Lina M. Wolf of Florida and Bryce E. Wolf of Chesapeake and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Ronnie Howington; her mother, Maxine Smith; her father, Willard Howington; and a daughter, Nina M. Wolf. A graveside service will be conducted Thursday at 11 a.m. at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Hollomon- Brown Funeral Home, Indian River Chapel, today from 10 a.m. to noon. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com.


 


 

Dorothy J. DEASE

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point. 


 


 

Dorothy Kelly

Dorothy Woods Kelly VIRGINIA BEACH - Dorothy Woods Kelly, 85, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010. She was born in New Orleans, La., to the late Andrew Claude Woods and Sadie Alma Owens. Dorothy is survived by her husband of 64 years, Edward A. Kelly; her children, Bonnie Kelly Whitley, Lynne Kelly Basye, Andrea Marie Houston, and Michael Edward Kelly; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A service will be held Thursday, Sept. 30, at 5 p.m. in Woodlawn Funeral Home Chapel, 6329 E. Virginia Beach Blvd., Norfolk, with a visitation one hour prior to service. Condolences may be offered to the family online at www.woodlawngroup.com.


 


 

Dorothy Richardson

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Eddie Hinton Sr.

HINTON, Eddie Lee Sr., 82, of Richmond, Va., departed this life on September 24, 2010. He was preceded in death by his son, William Thomas Smith; and his parents, Buck and Nancy Hinton. He leaves to cherish his loving memory one daughter, Yvette Hinton Rustin (Lorenzo); three sons, Eddie L. Jr. (Milbra), Gene L. and Reginald Hinton (Deryl); 12 grandchildren, a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Remains rest at March Funeral Home, 2110 E. Laburnum Ave., where a viewing will be held Thursday, September 30, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and where family will receive family and friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Funeral service 12 noon Friday, October 1, 2010 in the March Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. James Johnson officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery.


 


 

Edgar Baker

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Edgar Colley

Edgar Clyde Colley CEDAR BLUFF, Va. Mr. Edgar Clyde Colley, age 67, passed away Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, in a Richlands hospital following a sudden illness. He was born in Buchanan County and was the son of the late Bruce and Doshia Coleman Colley. He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a retired miner from Colley Coal Company. He was a graduate of Honaker High School Class of 1960 and received his bachelor's degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. He was a, Vietnam veteran having been stationed on the USS Independence. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Sandra Colley; one sister, Mildred Colley; and two brothers, Jessie Coleman and Dempsey Colley. Survivors are: two daughters, Jeani Tetlow and husband, Roman of Claypool Hill, Va., Misty Deel and husband, Matthew of Wardell, Va.; two sons, Mark Colley of Stuart, Fla., Timothy Colley of Stanton, Va.; five sisters, Fern Suits of Evergreen, Ala., Ruth Schulz of Macon, Ga., Shirley Hackett of Piney Flats, Tenn., Sara Miller of Honaker, Va., and Emalene Cook of Lebanon, Va.; one brother, Billy Colley of Honaker; special friend, Ruth Marshall; five grandchildren, Michael Paul Hodges, Mikayla Vandyke, Adrianna Hodges, Jordan Vandyke, Derek Deel. Funeral services for Edgar Clyde Colley will be conducted Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at 1 p.m. at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Chapel in Richlands, Va., with evangelist Bob Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Va. Pallbearers will be: James Bailey, Dwight Miller, John W. Brown Jr., Roman Tetlow, Tony Mosley, and Matthew Deel. Members of the Casey Short, Post no. 9640 will conduct military graveside rites. Friends may call after 6 p.m. Wednesday evening at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands. Hurst-Scott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements and those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at


 


 

Edna Mishoe

Edna I. Mishoe PORTSMOUTH - Edna I. Mishoe, 87, formerly of Gay Avenue, died Sept. 24, 2010 in Melbourne, Fla. Mrs. Mishoe was born May 3, 1923 in St. Paul's, N.C., and is the widow of Rupert D. Cartrette, a casualty of World War II, and James M. Mishoe who died in 1999. She retired from the Giant Open Air Market and was one of the original members of St. Andrews United Methodist Church. Survivors include a son, Ronald J. Cartrette and his wife Patricia of Rockledge, Fla.; a son-in-law, Kenneth S. Moore of Suffolk; six grandchildren including Kenneth M. Culpepper and wife Anwhitney of Atlanta, Rhonda C. Chaffin and husband Senior Chief Todd Chaffin of Kailua, Hawaii, Col. Eric H. Froehlich and wife Stephanie of Dumfries, Va., Julie A. Ray and husband the Rev. Cody Ray of Hickory, N.C., Stan and John Moore of Chesapeake; nine great- grand-children; a sister, Ruth Stone of Laurel Hill, N.C.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her husbands, Mrs. Mishoe was preceded in death by her parents, Edmond and Mary Blackburn Ivey; two daughters, Brenda C. Moore and Diana M. Grimes; and five sisters and two brothers. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 1, in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, with her grandson, Ken Culpepper, officiating. Entombment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association . www.SturtevantFuneralHome.com.


 


 

Edward "Glenn" Robinson

Edward "Glenn" Robinson Edward "Glenn" Robinson, 62, departed this life Sept. 25, 2010, at his residence. He was born Nov. 25, 1947, to the late Charles William Robinson and Doretha (Irving) Robinson. He is survived by sisters, Betty Ann Smith, Shirley Ann Robinson and Sallie Lenora Lombre, of Arrington, and Virginia Estelle Robinson, of Washington, D.C.; two brothers, David Junior Robinson and Walter Cabell Robinson, of Arrington; and one sister-in-law, Wallace Vaughan Robinson, of Arrington. A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, at the Pine Hill Baptist Church, Arrington, with the Rev. Aaron Wade officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. His remains will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service. The family is receiving friends at the family home, 1171 Thomas Nelson Highway, Arrington. Condolences may be e-mailed to comfuneral @aol.com. Community Funeral Home is directing.


 


 

Edward Lee Brooks Jr.

Edward Lee Brooks Jr. NEWPORT Edward Lee Brooks Jr., 78, of Newport, died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010, at Crystal Bluff Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. He was born May 5, 1932, in Lynchburg, to Edward Lee and Emma Margaret Profitt Brooks. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, at Brooks Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ray Conner, pastor of Holly Springs Free Will Baptist Church, officiating. He was a loving father and grandfather and is survived by his daughter, Deneen Shore, and husband, Scott, of Newport; sons, Steven Brooks and wife, Leslie, of Lynchburg, Charles Brooks and wife, Donna, of Newport, and James Brooks and wife, Angela, of Newport; grandchildren, Chad Brooks, Heath Brooks, Crystal Dickerson, Heather Davis, Jason Brooks, Tyler Shore, Leighton Shore, Dylan Brooks, Alexz Brooks and Robert Brooks; and great-grandchildren, Lucas Dickerson, Logan Dickerson, Madison Dickerson, Gabriel Troy, Miranda Brooks Gomez, Ian Schutzman, Katrina Brooks, Kyrsten Brooks, Grant Brooks, Isaac Brooks, Abram Brooks and Joseph Brooks. His parents, Edward Lee Brooks and Emma Margaret Profitt Brooks, preceded him in death. The family will receive friends at Brooks Funeral Home on Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, from 5:30 to 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Cancer Society , 930-B Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834. Access online obituary and Internet condolences through brooksfuneral homeandcrematory.com. Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Morehead City, N.C.


 


 

Edward Russell Blackburn

Edward Russell Blackburn Edward Russell Blackburn, 85, of Pecan Street, Pamplin, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, at his residence. He was the husband of Florence Burrows Blackburn. Born in Darlington Heights on Nov. 21, 1924, he was the son of the late Edmond Spencer and Margaret Elizabeth Neely Blackburn. Edward was a member of Elon Baptist Church and a 32 degree Mason since 1948. He was a 64-year member of Southside Masonic Lodge #191 A.F. & A.M., the Warwick Chapter #80 Royal Arch Masons in Newport News, the Scottish Rite, the Pamplin Chapter Order of Eastern Star #58 and a former member of the Pamplin Town Council. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II and received the Purple Heart. For 32 years, Edward worked all over the United States, South Africa and Saudi Arabia until his retirement from Chicago Bridge and Iron Co. In addition to his wife, he is survived by six children, Betty Sampson and husband, Herbert, of Colfax, N.C., Kay Overman and husband, Kenny, Rebecca West, both of Newport News, Patricia Cyr, of Pamplin, James Conley, of Jessup, Md., and Barbara Ashmead and husband, James, of Middletown, Del.; 10 grandchildren, Herbert Sampson and wife, Lori, Daniel Sampson and wife, Trina, Elizabeth Overman, Aaron West, Kimberley Koprowski and husband, Jason, Damian Ashmead and wife, Mallori, Amanda Ashmead, Brittni Ashmead, Bradley Conley and Shawn Ashmead; four great-grandchildren; and one expected great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by an uncle and aunt, Robert Russell and Grace Jamerson Neely. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, in Elon Baptist Church by the Revs. Josh Tompkins and Steve Tyree. Burial will follow in Beale Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday at Elon Baptist Church from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Those wishing to make memorials please consider the Elon Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1238, Pamplin, VA 23958, or Centra Hospice of Farmville, 713 Oak St., Farmville, VA 23901. Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation Service is serving the family, and an online condolence may be sent at www.robinsonfuneral.com.


 


 

Edward T. RICHARDS

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Elizabeth Fitzgerald Cheatham (In Memoriam)

CHEATHAM Elizabeth Fitzgerald In our home she is fondly remembered, Sweet memories cling to her name, Those who loved her in life sincerely, Still love her in death just the same. ~Love, Linda, Herbert and Family


 


 

Ellis Harding Layne

Ellis H. Layne Ellis Harding Layne, 78, of Wytheville went to be with his Heavenly Father on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, Sept. 29, at 2 p.m. at the Barnett Funeral Chapel with Dr. Gary Houseman officiating. Interment will be in the Berea Christian Church Cemetery with American Legion Post 9 conducting military rites. He was born Oct. 29, 1931, in Bedford County and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was preceded in death by his parents, Otho and Lillian Hamilton Layne; and several aunts, uncles and cousins, all of Bedford. Survivors include his wife, Ann Kegley Layne of Wytheville; a stepson and his wife, Gary and Cindy White of Wytheville; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Preston and Judy Layne, Roger and Betty Lou Layne, all of Bedford; a sister-in-law, Edna Kegley of Wytheville; and several nieces and nephews. Memorial donations may be made to the Berea Christian Church Building Fund, c/o Betty Spraker, 265 Spraker Rd., Crockett, VA 24323. Barnett Funeral Home in Wytheville is in charge of the arrangements.


 


 

Elnora R. HAGMAN

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Elvie R. Fretwell 

Sep 29, 2010 Elvie Marie Rivers Fretwell, 77, of Bassett, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, at the Golden Living Center in Martinsville. Bassett Funeral Service in Bassett is in charge of arrangements.


 


 

Esta Everett Kincaid

Esta Everett Kincaid, 91, of Lake Prince Woods, passed away on Monday, September 27, 2010., She was born on October 11, 1918, in Suffolk, Virginia, to the late Seth Edward Everett and Julia Long Everett. She was the widow of Douglas W. Kincaid., She is survived by her son, Douglas W. Kincaid Jr. and his wife, Brenda, of Suffolk; and a daughter, Julia Kincaid Wheeler and her husband, Don, of Charlottesville; seven grandchildren, Julia Long Kincaid Hollon and her husband, John, of Jacksonville, Florida, Douglas W. Kincaid III of Suffolk, Sarah Darden Kincaid Lesko and her husband, John, of Lynchburg, James Everett Darden Kincaid and his wife, Valerie, of Sacramento, California, Everett Kincaid Wheeler of Charlottesville, Robert Copeland Wheeler of Richmond, and Frances Stuart Wheeler of Charlottesville; seven great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Jack, and Ann Everett Hollon, Edmund Hardt, Douglas Crawford Long, and Jimmy Darden Lesko and Everett Cornwall Kincaid. She is also survived by her nephew, William E. "Bill" Blake and his wife, Jean, of Virginia Beach., Esta was predeceased by her brother, Edward Long Everett; and two sisters, Lillian Everett Blake and Frances Stuart Everett., A graduate of Suffolk High School, Esta loved life and her family. She spent many happy days on the Outer Banks of North Carolina where she vacationed every summer with her children and grandchildren. She was a talented artist having studied art in Baltimore and later here in Suffolk. Growing up on Pinner Street, Esta was very knowledgeable about Suffolk history and Suffolk families. In her younger days she taught ballroom dancing, and she enjoyed teaching her grandchildren how to dance. She enjoyed gardening and watching the songbirds in her yard. In addition to her paintings she did needlepoint and provided many beautiful pieces of her needlework to her children and grandchildren. She was a former member of the Nansemond River Garden Club and Suffolk Art League and a current member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, the Nansemond-Suffolk Historical Society and her Wednesday bridge club., A graveside service will be held 1:15 p.m. Saturday, October 2, 2010, at Holly Lawn Cemetery, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. at Saint Paul's Episcopal Church by the Reverend Keith Emerson in Suffolk., Following the memorial service friends and family are asked to gather in Randolph Hall at the Church., In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 213 North Main Street, Suffolk, VA 23434, Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, 3373 Pruden Boulevard, Suffolk, VA, 23434 or Woodberry Forest School., R.W. Baker and Co. Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.


 


 

Esta Everett Kincaid, 91

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Esta Kincaid

Esta E. Kincaid SUFFOLK - Esta Everett Kincaid, 91, of Lake Prince Woods, passed away Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. She was born Oct. 11, 1918 in Suffolk to the late Seth Edward Everett and Julia Long Everett. She was the widow of Douglas W. Kincaid and is survived by her son, Douglas W. Kincaid Jr. and his wife Brenda of Suffolk; and a daughter, Julia Kincaid Wheeler and her husband Don of Charlottesville; seven grandchildren, Julia Long Kincaid Hollon and her husband John of Jacksonville, Florida, Douglas W. Kincaid III of Suffolk, Sarah Darden Kincaid Lesko and her husband John of Lynchburg, James Everett Darden Kincaid and his wife Valerie of Sacramento, Calif., Everett Kincaid Wheeler of Charlottesville, Robert Copeland Wheeler of Richmond, and Frances Stuart Wheeler of Charlottesville; seven great- grandchildren, Elizabeth, Jack and Ann Everett Hollon, Edmund Hardt, Douglas Crawford Long and Jimmy Darden Lesko and Everett Cornwall Kincaid. She is also survived by her nephew, William E. "Bill" Blake and his wife Jean of Virginia Beach. Esta was predeceased by her brother, Edward Long Everett and two sisters, Lillian Everett Blake and Frances Stuart Everett. A graduate of Suffolk High School, Esta loved life and her family. She spent many happy days on the Outer Banks of North Carolina where she vacationed every summer with her children and grandchildren. She was a talented artist having studied art in Baltimore and later here in Suffolk. Growing up on Pinner Street, Esta was very knowledgeable about Suffolk history and Suffolk families. In her younger days she taught ballroom dancing, and she enjoyed teaching her grandchildren how to dance. She enjoyed gardening and watching the songbirds in her yard. In addition to her paintings, she did needlepoint and provided many beautiful pieces of her needlework to her children and grandchildren. She was a former member of the Nansemond River Garden Club and Suffolk Art League and a current member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, the Nansemond-Suffolk Historical Society and her Wednesday bridge club. A graveside service will be held Saturday, Oct. 2, at Holly Lawn Cemetery at 1:15 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. at Saint Paul's Episcopal Church by the Rev. Keith Emerson in Suffolk. Following the memorial service, friends and family are asked to gather in Randolph Hall at the Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 213 N. Main Street, Suffolk, VA 23434; Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, 3373 Pruden Blvd, Suffolk, VA 23434 or Woodberry Forest School. R. W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family. Condolences may be registered at www.rwbakerfh.com.


 


 

Evelyn Mason

Evelyn Byrd R. Mason NORFOLK - Evelyn Byrd Rockefeller Mason, 102, widow of Porter Haynes Mason, passed away peacefully Sept. 25, 2010, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Virginia Beach, after a long and happy life. She was born May 26, 1908, to the late George Archibald Rockefeller and Kate Miller Rockefeller in Cardinal, Mathews County, Virginia. She spent the last 100 years of her life in Norfolk, and graduated from Maury High School. She was a lifelong member of the Church of the Epiphany in Norfolk where she taught Sunday school for more than 50 years. She was active in the Circle of Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters and the Episcopal Church Home for Elderly Women. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Carrie R. Orem, Alice R. Bridgers Downs, Mildred Rockefeller; and her brothers, George A. Rockefeller, William A. Rockefeller and Edward G. Rockefeller. She is survived by her son, Porter H. Mason Jr. of Virginia Beach and her daughter, Katie L. Jones and her husband Lee of Norfolk. "Mama Katie" is also survived by grandchildren, Linmore L. Jones III of Richmond, Clayton M. Jones of Richmond, Victoria M. McNees and her husband Wesley of Queensbury, N.Y., Pamela T. Mason and Porter H. Mason III, both of New York City; and great-grandchildren, Linmore Lee Jones IV, Audrey Ryan Jones and Mason Alexander McNees. The family wishes to extend their special thanks to their family and friends for their continuing love and support, and to the staff of Our Lady of Perpetual Help for their wonderful care, understanding and help during the past seven years. The family will receive friends between 6 and 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, at the H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., 1501 Colonial Ave., Norfolk. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Church of the Epiphany, 1530 Lafayette Boulevard, Norfolk. Interment in Forest Lawn will be private. Memorial donations may be made to the Church of the Epiphany in Norfolk, the Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters or Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Virginia Beach. Online condolences may be sent to the family at hdoliver.com.


 


 

Fannie JENKINS

NEWPORT NEWS - Fannie M. Jenkins (nee Wilson), 94, passed away at home on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, the last day of summer. 


 


 

Fox, Dianne

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Dianne Fox VIRGINIA BEACH - Dianne Fox, 66, passed away Sept. 24, 2010 in Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. Dianne was born in Aberdeen, ..... 


 


 

Frances Sayers

Frances Sayers Frances Sayers, 77, of Bastian died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010. Funeral service was held Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Bland Funeral Chapel with the Revs. Rudy Robinson and Paul Looney officiating. Interment was in the Morning Star Cemetery. She was born May 10, 1933, in Giles County, daughter of the late Fredrick Ervin Thorne and Minnie Belle Fleeman. She attended the Grapefield Church of God. She was preceded in death by two sons, Wesley Prescott Conley and Buddy Allen Conley; a brother, Fredrick Ervin Thorne Jr.; and a grandson, Lee Conley. Survivors include her husband, Earl F. Sayers of Bastian; three sons, Donnie Conley of Bozoo, W.Va., Joe Conley of Narrows and Jimmy Conley of Newport; two daughters and sons-in-law, Rosemary Nance and Johnny of Ballard, W.Va., Gloria C. Lafon and Tony of Elliston; three brothers, Elmer Fleeman of Peterstown, W.Va., George Fleeman of Rich Creek and Jerry Fleeman of Princeton, W.Va.; five sisters, Louise Dent, Retta Dent and Maxine Carter, all of Narrows, Bea Long of Pembroke and Kathy Fleeman of Bluefield, W.Va.; seven grandchildren, Marty Nance, Tony Lafon, Amanda Lafon, Daniel Conley, Rheannon Dudding, Prescott Conley and Lauren Conley; and five great-grandchildren, Wayne Nance, Dusty Nance, Ashton Lafon, Dillon Dudding and Nathan Dudding. Highland Bland Funeral Chapel in Bland was in charge of the arrangements.


 


 

Gayle, David

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM

David Campbell Gayle NORFOLK - David Campbell Gayle, 19, of Norfolk, passed away unexpectedly in Blacksburg, on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010. He was a ..... 


 


 

George, Mary

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Mary Elizabeth George VIRGINIA BEACH - Mary Elizabeth George, 64, of the 4400 block of Bear Trail, passed away Sept. 27, 2010 in a .....


 


 

Gerald R. Lientz

Gerald Richard Lientz, 60, of Charlottesville, died on Monday, September 27, 2010, at a local care facility., He was born on February 12, 1950, in Nashville, Tennessee, the son of the late Shannon Douglas Lientz Jr. and Pauline Fedderson Lientz., Gerald was a graduate of the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts degree and Master of Arts degree in History. He was a member of the Simulation Gaming Club at University of Virginia. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church where he was the first President of the Deacons., Surviving him is his brother, Douglas Lientz of Charlottesville., A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, October 1, 2010, at First Presbyterian Church with the Reverend Gavin Meek officiating. Interment will be held at the church garden at 1:30 pm., In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the SPCA, P.O. Box 7047, Charlottesville, VA 22906.


 


 

Gladys Newman

Gladys Whitaker Newman RICHLANDS, Va. Mrs. Gladys Whitaker Newman, age 94, passed away Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, in a Richlands, hospital following a brief illness. She was born in Jewell Ridge, Va., and was the daughter of the late James Allen and Bertha Collins Smith. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a retired school, from the Tazewell County School System. She was a member of the Richlands Presbyterian Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Crit Whitaker; her second husband, Curtis Martin; her third husband, Jimmy Newman; one sister, Elsie Brown; and four brothers, Bill, Dempsey, Bob, and Jim Smith. Survivors are: one daughter, Wilma Barton and husband, Delmar of Abingdon, Va.; one son, Curtis Whitaker and wife, Lena of Richlands; one sister, Margaret Hess of Jewell Ridge, Va.; three grandchildren, Scott Hooker, Richard Hooker, and Michael Whitaker; two step-grandchildren, Pamela McCracken and Rhonda Pringle; three great-grandchildren, J.C. Whitaker, Kendra Hooker, and Samantha Whitaker; four step-great-grandchildren, Star McCracken, Tyler McCracken, Josh Camper, and Tasha Camper; four great-great-grandchildren, Michael C. Whitaker, Haley Brewster, Isaac Brown, and Tyler Brown. Funeral services for Gladys Newman will be conducted Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010, at 11 a.m. at the Richlands Presbyterian Church in Richlands with the Rev. Dennis Hoffman and Rev. Jerry Casey officiating. Interment will follow at Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Va. Pallbearers will be: Scott Hooker, Richard Hooker, Michael Whitaker, Earl Griffith, John Otis Altizer, and J.C. Whitaker. Friends may call after 6 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands and at the church one hour prior to the funeral on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Richlands Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 446, Richlands, VA 24641. Hurst-Scott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements and those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at


 


 

Grace Lops Sibilia

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Gracie M. Poff

Gracie M. Poff Gracie M. Poff, a resident of Salem, VA, passed away on Thurs., Sept. 23, 2010. Mrs. Poff, originally of Tazewell, VA, was preceded in death by her husband, J. William Poff, her father, mother and four sisters. She is survived by three nephews, Michael T Reedy of Knoxville, TN, Alfred D. Torrence, Jr. of Staunton, VA and Edward J. Torrence of Atlanta, Ga. Mrs. Poff was a graduate of Lewis-Gale School of Nursing and became a Registered Nurse. Mrs. Poff dedicated her life to assisting others through an extensive nursing career at Lewis-Gale and the Veterans Administration Medical Center. Mrs. Poff was also a long standing member of the Eastern Star. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Fri., Oct. 1, at Oakey's Funeral Service - South Chapel, 4257 Brambleton Ave. S.W., Roanoke, VA. A grave side service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Sat., Oct. 2, at Maplewood Cemetery in Tazewell, VA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rescue Mission of Roanoke.


 


 

Guy Puckett

Guy Edward Puckett LEBANON, Va. Guy Edward Puckett, 85, passed away on Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, at his home. `Born in Russell County, Va., he was a son of the late Emmett W. Puckett and Winnie Breeding Puckett. He was a U.S., veteran of the


 


 

Harold Lee Custalow

CUSTALOW, Harold Lee, 53, of Richmond, died September 26, 2010. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lucille Custalow. He is survived by his foster father, Junius Custalow; his brothers and sisters, Dannie, Raymond, Wayne, and James Custalow, Carol Robinson, Cheryl Bowman, and Deborah Custalow; special nephew, Richard Custalow; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Visitation Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at B.W. White Funeral Home, 20408 King William Road. Graveside service 2 p.m. Friday at Mattaponi Indian Reservation.


 


 

Hattie Davis

DAVIS, Hattie (Underdown), 81, of New Kent, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Sunday, September 26, 2010. She is survived by Stuart Davis, her husband and loving caregiver of 11 years; three sons, Gerry Underdown (Celeste), Jeff Underdown (Robin), Tony Underdown; two stepchildren, Karen Davis Westphal (Jeff), Mike Davis (Mary); eight grandchildren, Brett Underdown (Katy), Jamie Underdown Eftekhari (Josh), Kasey Underdown, Rachel Underdown, Chris Westphal, Ryan Westphal, Claire Davis, Gabi Davis; two great-grandchildren, Kendall Underdown and Keelyn Underdown. She is also survived by two sisters, Mildred Staton and Margaret Henderson, both of North Carolina; and numerous nieces and nephews. Hattie was retired from Thalhimers Department Store. During her 50-plus years as a member of Fairfield Presbyterian Church, she served as a Sunday school teacher, deacon, elder, and president of Women of the Church. Despite her years of medical and physical challenges, she stayed active and enjoyed traveling with her husband and some special friends and spending time with her family, especially at the river. We will miss her. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, September 29, at Bennett Funeral Home, 8014 Lee-Davis Road, Mechanicsville. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. at Fairfield Presbyterian Church on Thursday, September 30. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Fairfield Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 6930 Cold Harbor Road, Mechanicsville, 23111.


 


 

Hazel F. Blow, 89

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Helen WHITE

Helen White was a faithful and active member of New Mount Olive Baptist Church since Sept. 12, 1993. She served with several of the church's organizations. She also enjoyed, crocheting, cooking, fishing and helping all those who called upon her for assistance. She never ignored a call that came to her day or night.


 


 

Henry L. Privett Jr.

Henry L. Privett Jr. CHESAPEAKE - Henry Lee Privett Jr., 94, passed away Sept. 27, 2010 with his family by his side. He was the son of the late Henry Lee Privett Sr. and Helen Mann Privett. Henry was predeceased by his brother Thomas Straughan Privett; his sisters, Helen Tayloe and Anna Doris Grantham; and his son, Russell Lee Privett Sr. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Jeanne Mero Privett; a son, H. Vaughan Privett and daughter-in-law Sharon S. Privett of Norfolk; a daughter-in-law, Ann P. Privett of Salvo, N.C.; a daughter, Linda Privett Robinson and husband James T. Robinson of Chesapeake. He is also survived by eight grandchildren: Melissa P. McCormick and husband John, Russell Lee Privett Jr. of Durham, N.C., Barry Privett of Richmond, LeeAnn Privett of Hickory, N.C., Shari Robinson of Chesapeake, Elizabeth R. Culpepper and husband Wayne of Portsmouth, Adam Robinson and wife Ashley of Portsmouth, Kevin Robinson of Washington, D.C.; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Born in Portsmouth, Henry was a loving and caring family man. At age 17, he went to sea with his grandfather and later went on to join the Merchant Marines. Despite his love of the sea, he returned home to join his father in the grocery business where he stayed until retiring in 1982. During that time he was active in the Portsmouth Retail Grocers Association. He and his wife retired to Hatteras Island with their son, Russell, and his family to run a local bait and tackle shop. He was an active member of the NCBBA and Salvo Volunteer Fire Department and spent countless hours in his workshop creating an endless array of toys, knick knacks and whirligigs for his family and friends to enjoy. The family would like to thank the staff of Senior Corps, with a special thanks to Juanita Jacobs, for allowing him the opportunity to maintain his independence. There will be a visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Sept. 29, at Foster Funeral Home in Portsmouth and a celebration of his life on Thursday, Sept. 30, at 11 a.m. at Foster Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Salvo Volunteer Fire Department, Salvo, NC 27972.


 


 

Hershel C. WILLIAMS

A memorial service will be conducted at a future date in the family home in Denbigh, where they will receive friends following the service. 


 


 

Hilton GREEN

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Holly Phields

Holly Lynn Phields LEESBURG - Holly Phields, 52, passed away Sept. 8, 2010. A native of Chesapeake, she was the daughter of the late Claire and Herbert Phields. She is survived by her son, Brent; her estranged husband, William Farmer; sister, Julie Whitehead; brother, Billy Phields; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. A memorial service will be conducted by the Rev. Joseph L. Adams at The Worship Center, 19227 Gleedsville Road, Leesburg, on Saturday, Oct. 2, at 11 a.m.


 


 

Howard Johnson Brooks Jr.

BROOKS, Howard Johnson Jr., 83, passed away Monday, September 27, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Odessa Pregeant Brooks; daughters, Lynette B. Alley and Cheryl O. Brooks; three grandchildren, Gregory Scott Pitts, John Randolph Alley Jr., Stuart Walker Alley; four great-grandchildren; devoted friend, Lawrence Benjamin Smith. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II aboard the USS Perkins DD879. He owned and operated the Brooks Insurance Agency until retirement and was a member of Metropolitan Masonic Lodge No. 11 for over 50 years. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.


 


 

Ida Coleman Eagle

Ida Coleman Eagle Ida Coleman Eagle, of Lynchburg, passed away Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. Mrs. Eagle was born Dec. 10, 1929, in Stapleton, to the late Robert Cliff Coleman and Dora Hesson Coleman. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Thomas William Eagle Sr. Mrs. Eagle attended Thomas Terrace Baptist Church. She is survived by her children, Thomas and Rita Eagle, of Lynchburg, Ronnie and Mechelle Eagle, of Appomattox, Doris and Rich Seal, of Lynchburg, and Patricia and Randy Green, of Lynchburg; her grandchildren, Tee Eagle, Kevin Eagle, Kellie Gallier, Lindsay Melvin, Jason Elliott, Randall Elliott and Taylor Green; six great-grandchildren, Camryn Gallier, Brendan Gallier, Ian Elliott, Cadyn Elliott, Kenzie Elliott and Payton Melvin; a sister, Jean Burgess, of Madison Heights; a devoted niece, Linda B. Davidson; and a special sister-in-law, Ann E. Campbell. Mrs. Eagle is preceded in death by her sister, Louise Brown, and six brothers, Clyde Coleman, Gordon Coleman, Sammy Coleman, Robert Coleman, Walter Coleman and Jack "Elmo" Coleman. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of The Carrington for the care of their mom for the past two months. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today, Sept. 29, 2010, at Tharp Funeral Home and other times at the residence of her daughter, 1037 Dandridge Drive. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at Tharp Funeral Home officiated by Pastor Mark Grooms and the Rev. Ronnie Davidson. Interment will follow in Fort Hill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Concord Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 48, Concord, VA 24538, or Centra Hospice of the Hills, 3300 Rivermont Ave., Lynchburg, VA 24503. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family, (434) 237-9424. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tharp funeralhome.com.


 


 

JULIAN BRITT

BRITT, Mr. Julian Welford, 69, of Manakin Sabot, departed this life September 27, 2010. His remains rest at the Robert Mealy Funeral Home, Goochland, Va. Funeral Notice Later. 


 


 

Jack Ira Pettit

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James "PeeWee" Healey (In Memoriam)

In Memory Of James "PeeWee" Healey I was blessed by God to be your daughter, I thank you most for the way you loved me unconditionally. You raised me well with the wisdom and compassion of no other. Thank you for teaching me to have faith in God. You did only the best by me and I am forever greatful. I look forward to the time I shall see you again. I love you Daddy ...Angela


 


 

James Brown

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James E. Flowers Sr.

A funeral service for Mr. James Edward Flowers Sr., 85, of 854 Nance Drive, Petersburg, was called home to take his walk with God Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010, at Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at the Chapel of William N. Bland & Son Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Rev. William N. Bland Jr., pastor of Metropolitan Baptist Church, Petersburg, will officiate. Interment will follow in Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg. The family will assemble at the residence at 10 a.m. on the day of the service and can be contacted at 733-6654., Arrangements entrusted to the staff of William N. Bland & Son Funeral Home, Petersburg.


 


 

James Healey (In Memoriam)

In Memory Of James "PeeWee" Healey I was blessed by God to be your daughter, I thank you most for the way you loved me unconditionally. You raised me well with the wisdom and compassion of no other. Thank you for teaching me to have faith in God. You did only the best by me and I am forever greatful. I look forward to the time I shall see you again. I love you Daddy ...


 


 

James J. SULLIVAN

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his sons, Michael and Richard Sullivan; daughters, Dolores Gomez-Rey, Carole Lassiter, Marie Weirich, Veronica Sullivan, Maria Haney, and Janet Shackleford; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and his brother, Bobby Sullivan.


 


 

James William Altizer

James William Altizer James William Altizer, age 19, resident of Brandy Station, Va. died September 24, 2010., He is survived by his father Kevin W. Altizer (Misty), mother Christine Cramer Altizer, grandparents James and Virginia Altizer, James Cramer and Marion Gruber. He is also survived by Savannah and Zachary., The family will received family and friends at Royston Funeral Home, Inc., Marshall, Va., from 6 to 8 pm. on Wednesday September 29, 2010. Services will be held Thursday, September 30, 2010 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Gainesville, Va., at 10 am. Interment at Stonewall Memory Gardens


 


 

Janet Harris-Hillard

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Jeffrey Douglas Hager

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Jerome M. Hopkins

HOPKINS, Jerome M., 56, of Richmond, died September 25, 2010. Surviving are two sons, Christopher Jerome and Robert Curtis Hopkins; granddaughter, Johnaria Pulliam; four brothers, Melvin, Richard, Curtis and John Henry Hopkins; six sisters, Ann Mickie (Newton), Alice Davis (David), Ruby Copeland, Juanita Carter, Josephine Williams and Edna Banks (Melton); uncle, Deacon Calvin Harris (Alice); devoted friend, Deirdre Jackson; host of nieces, nephews and cousins, other relatives and friends. Remains rest at Scott's Funeral Home, 115 E. Brookland Park Blvd., where funeral services will be held on Friday, October 1, at 1 p.m. Interment Roselawn Memory Gardens. Online guest book at www.scottsfuneralhome.com.


 


 

Jerry M. Armbrister

Jerry M. Armbrister Jerry Michael Armbrister, 69, of Wytheville died Monday, Sept. 13, 2010. Funeral service was held Thursday, Sept. 16, at 2 p.m. at the Barnett Funeral Chapel with Pastor Steve Ridenhour and Vicar Jason Felici officiating. Interment was in West End Cemetery. He was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church for many years where he served on the property committee. He was an employee of Embarq Telephone Co. for 40 years. He was preceded in death by his mother, Eva Louise Armbrister Worrell. Survivors include his wife, Norma Frost Armbrister of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry Michael Jr. and Christi Armbrister of Mary Esther, Fla., William Craig and Karla Armbrister of Wytheville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sherry and Desi Harmon of Las Vegas, Nev., Lori and Trever Lane of Maryville, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Cody Harmon and Lacey Harmon, both of Las Vegas, Nev., Tyler Armbrister of Mary Esther, Fla., and Chloe Armbrister of Wytheville; three half brothers and spouses, Sue W. and Garnett Gilbert of Claremont, Sharon W. and Mike Wilson of Lyman, S.C.; three half brothers and spouses, Theron L. "Jay" and Donna V. Worrell, Kenneth W. and Cindy C. Worrell, all of Max Meadows, William E. "Billy" and Pat D. Worrell of Asheville, N.C.; father-in-law, William R. "Bill" Frost of Wytheville; and an aunt, Lillian Corvin of Wytheville. Memorial donations may be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church for property needs, 405 W. Main St., Wytheville, VA 24382. Barnett Funeral Home in Wytheville was in charge of the arrangements.


 


 

Jesse N. Ellis

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Jessica A. Moore

A funeral service for Miss Jessica A. Moore will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at Mount Olivet Baptist Church, 800 August Ave., Petersburg, Va.; the Rev. Dr. Wesley K. McLaughlin, pastor, and the Rev. Dr. Willie Derr, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, Yale, Va., eulogist. The interment to follow at Dinwiddie Memorial Park, Petersburg, Va., The family will receive friends at 24128 Cabin Point Road, Disputanta, Va., and may be contacted by calling (804) 721-9662 or (804) 519-0825., Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Miss Moore online at, where you may view a video tribute online or at the establishment., Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va., (804) 732-8911,


 


 

John C. Gould

John C. "Jack" Gould, 57, of Hopewell, passed away on Sept. 23, 2010., He was the son of the late Walter and Joanne Sewall Gould. Jack was the former commonwealth's attorney for Hopewell, and city attorney for Hopewell, from 1990 to 1995. He was listed in Who's Who of American Lawyers in both 1979 and again in 1989. He was an employee of Marks and Harrison, Attorneys at Law. Jack was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, Hopewell Salt Water Anglers Club, Sons of the American Legion,, Post 637, member of Historic Hopewell Foundation, as well as a former member of the Hopewell Kiwanis Club,, and Jaycees Club., Mr. Gould is survived by his loving wife, Mary Ann Gould; two sons, Anderson and Jim Gould; and two sisters, Barbara Gould and Judy Pennell., A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, at St. John's Episcopal Church, in Hopewell, with the Rev. Bill Taylor officiating. Interment will be private. Arrangements by the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss and Son Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Multiple Myeloma Foundation or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Condolences may be registered at


 


 

John G. Ullman 

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John Gould

GOULD, John C. "Jack," 57, of Hopewell, passed away on September 23, 2010. He was the son of the late Walter and Joanne Sewall Gould. Jack was the former Commonwealth Attorney for Hopewell, and City Attorney for Hopewell, from 1990 to 1995. He was listed in Who's Who of American Lawyers in both 1979 and again in 1989. He was an employee of Marks and Harrison, Attorneys at Law. Jack was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, Hopewell Salt Water Anglers Club, Sons of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 637, member of Historic Hopewell Foundation, as well as a former member of the Hopewell Kiwanis Club, Moose Club, and Jaycees Club. Mr. Gould is survived by his loving wife, Mary Ann Gould; two sons, Anderson and Jim Gould; and two sisters, Barbara Gould and Judy Pennell. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, October 1, 2010 at St. John's Episcopal Church in Hopewell, with the Reverend Bill Taylor officiating. Interment will be private. Arrangements by the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss and Son Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Multiple Myeloma Foundation or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorriss.com.


 


 

Johnson, Beth

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Beth D. Johnson CHESAPEAKE - Services for Beth DePue Johnson will be held at 11 a.m. today in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel. .....


 


 

Joyce L. Reichard

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Kate Trent

Kate Anderson Trent ABINGDON, Va. Kate Anderson Trent, 73, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, at her home. She was a lifelong resi dent of Abingdon and a former employee of the Martha Washington Inn. She is survived by her son, Mike Trent and wife Trudy of Tulsa, Okla.; and a daughter, Vikki Parsons and husband Steve of Gray, Tenn. Additional survivors include her brother, R.J. "Red" Anderson and wife Ethel of Abingdon; her sister, Ann Fugate and husband Henry of Abingdon; two grandsons; and several nieces and nephews. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting


 


 

Kathryn Patricia Hesselgrave

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Keaster Shortridge

Keaster Shortridge Keaster Shortridge, 81 years of age of Claypool Hill, VA, formerly of Buchanan County, went to be with the Lord Monday, September 20, 2010 at his residence. Born in Buchanan County, August 11, 1929, he was the son of the late Wayne Shortridge and Georgia Perkins Shortridge. Keaster was a successful Coal Operator, and was a member of the Harman Holiness Church. He enjoyed traveling and going to NASCAR races. He loved the Lord and attending church and helping people thru out his life. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Timmy Shortridge, and his sister, Jeannie Elias. He is survived by soul mate of 19 years, Rosella Hess of Claypool Hill, VA; daughter, Tammy Renee Shortridge Click of Richmond, VA; three sons, Gary Keaster Shortridge and wife, Joann, of Abingdon, VA, Rusty Shortridge and wife, Linda, of Wytheville, VA, Quinton Shortridge and wife, Rhonda, of Richlands, VA; daughter-in-law, Brenda Burks Shortridge of Grundy, VA; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; four sisters, Lois Skeens of Grundy, VA, Phylis Stiltner of Atlanta, GA, Betty Dubin of Loveland, OH, Millie Conner of Phoenix, AZ; two uncles, Charlie Perkins of Grundy, VA and Jimmy Perkins of Grundy, VA. He was also survived by Godson, Charlie Altizer and wife, Tamela, of Breaks, VA; Goddaughter, Brenda Baker of Grundy, VA; two God grandchildren and four God great-grandchildren. Best friends, Jason and Joyce Short of Claypool Hill, VA; special friends, Shirley Gibson of Grundy, VA and Norma Jean Wilson of Abingdon, VA. Funeral services for Keaster Shortridge were conducted Sat., Sept. 25, 2010 at 12:00 Noon at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Danny Hess and Rev. Ancil Childress officiating. Entombment followed in the Greenhills Memory Gardens, Claypool Hill, VA. Active pallbearers were: Brad Johnson, Cale Shortridge, Chris Shortridge, Robert Wayne Skeens, Jamie Perkins, Jeff Blankenship, David Evans and Charlie Altizer. Honorary pallbearers were: Randall Skeens, Dr. Kabaria, Dean Hash, Clyde Horne, Bill Sawyers, James Foster, Richard Wilson, Ralph Perry, Henry E. Farmer II, Arvile Fife and Robert (Bob) Dennis. The family received friends at the funeral home after 6:00 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Evening services were held Thursday and Friday at 7:00 p.m. Memorial condolences may be e-mailed to the family at, The family of Keaster Shortridge have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy, VA.


 


 

Kelly, Dorothy

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Dorothy Woods Kelly VIRGINIA BEACH - Dorothy Woods Kelly, 85, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010. She was born in ..... 


 


 

Kenneth M. Thompson

Kenneth Maynard Thompson, age 90, of DeWitt, Va., passed away Sept. 28, 2010., He is preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Coleman Thompson, and is survived by three sons, Robert Daley Thompson and wife, Connie, of Archer, Fla., Maynard Irving Thompson and wife, Judy, of Dewitt, and Ronald Kenneth Thompson and wife, Shannon, of DeWitt; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a brother, George A. Thompson of DeWitt., Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday at Rocky Run United Methodist Church, DeWitt, Va., with interment in Asbury Cemetery, McKenney, Va. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville. Memorial contributions may be made to Rocky Run United Methodist Church, 14925 Glebe Road DeWitt, VA 23841.


 


 

Kincaid, Esta

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Esta E. Kincaid SUFFOLK - Esta Everett Kincaid, 91, of Lake Prince Woods, passed away Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. She was born Oct. 11, .....


 


 

Larry Bodie

BODIE, Larry, of Richmond, died September 26, 2010. Remains rest at Scott's Funeral Home, 115 E. Brookland Park Blvd. Funeral notice later.


 


 

Larry J. WARD

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Lauren Nicole Turner

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Lena M. Conover

Mrs. Lena May Conover, of McKenney, died at Medical College of Virginia Hospital, Richmond. Remains rest at the Tucker's Funeral Home, 415 Halifax St., Petersburg. A.A. Tucker, funeral director. 


 


 

Leroy Palmer

Leroy Palmer, 84, of Fork Union, passed away on Sunday, September 26, 2010, in Charlottesville., He was born on October 18, 1925, to the late Willie and Madeline Bowles Palmer Jr., He is survived by two brothers, Odell Armstrong and his wife, Nadine, of Bremo Bluff, Virginia, and Russell Armstrong of Louisa, Virginia; and a sister, Louise Watson of Charlottesville, Virginia., A funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Thursday, September 30, 2010, at the West Bottom Baptist Church with the Reverend Ellis Hill officiating., Colbert Funeral Home of Bremo Bluff is in charge of arrangements.


 


 

Louise Reed Durham

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Louise T. Poynter 

Sep 29, 2010 Louise Birdie Taylor Poynter, 70, of 54 Graham Park Drive, Martinsville, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, at Morehead Memorial Hospital in Eden, N.C. Community Funeral Services in Ridgeway will announce arrangements.


 


 

Marcus Carl Scheumann Jr.

HAMPTON - Marcus Carl Scheumann Jr., 84, passed away Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, he had been a resident of Hampton since 1965.


 


 

Margaret Elizabeth "Peggy" Hantzmon

Margaret Elizabeth Brown Hantzmon died peacefully after a short battle with cancer on Sunday, September 26, 2010., Peggy was born on October 15, 1933, in Bluefield, West Virginia, to the late Margaret Elizabeth Lazenby Brown and Clark Moore Brown., After growing up in Bluefield and Richlands, Virginia, she graduated from Richlands High School in 1950 and Westhampton College (The University of Richmond) in 1954. During her college summers, Peggy was a camp counselor at Camp Wawenock, Lake Sebago, Maine, where she taught archery and was the camp bugler. Not only was she an acclaimed archer, but Peggy also played basketball and field hockey in high school and college and was an avid swimmer as well. After college, she taught math at Culpeper High School before enrolling in graduate school (education) at the University of Virginia., After graduate school, Peggy worked at People's National Bank in Charlottesville before marrying Richard Van Emon Hantzmon on May 7, 1960. After marriage, she devoted herself to full-time motherhood of her three sons., She was also very active in her church, Wesley Memorial United Methodist, volunteered at Greenbrier Elementary, and enjoyed swimming laps during the summer at Fairview Swim Club., She is survived by her husband, Van Hantzmon of Charlottesville; her children, Stephen Van Emon Hantzmon and Jennifer B. Green of Durham, North Carolina, and their children, Sarah Virginia Hantzmon and Andrew Foster Hantzmon; Richard Clark Hantzmon and James R. Carnes of Charlottesville; and Matthew Wesley Hantzmon and Jennie Jane Hantzmon of Charlottesville and their children, Matthew Wesley Hantzmon Jr., William Clark Hantzmon, John Stephen Hantzmon and Thomas Treganowan Hantzmon., She is also survived by her sister, Sue Clark Brown Tapp and her husband, James D. Tapp, of Jacksonville, Florida; as well as several nieces and nephews., A memorial service will be held at the Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church in Charlottesville, 11 a.m. Friday, October 8, 2010. There will be a reception following the service. Parking at the church is limited, but University of Virginia's Central Grounds Parking Garage (aka Newcomb Hall Parking Garage) is directly across Emmet Street from the church., In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, Hospice of the Piedmont, or to a cancer charity of your choosing.


 


 

Margaret Marie Tweedy

Margaret Marie Tweedy Margaret Marie Tweedy, 83, of Spring Hill, FL, passed away on Sept. 17, 2010. Born in New Hall, WV, she moved to Florida 17 years ago from Chicago, IL. She attended the First Church of the Nazarene and was a bookkeeper by trade. Margaret was predeceased by her daughter, Sandra K. Odo. She is survived by her husband, George S. Tweedy, Sr. of Spring Hill; 2 sons, George Tweedy, Jr. of St. Mary's, GA and Dennis McKinney of Alexandria, VA; 2 daughters, Geraldine O'Hara of Alsup, IL and Jeanette Peak of Independence, KS; son-in-law, Thomas Odo; brother, Joe Howard Perry, Jr. of Princeton, WV; and 8 grandchildren. Services were held Sept. 21 at Turner Funeral Home, Spring Hill, FL/352-796-9661


 


 

Margaret Ree Stagg

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Margaret Stagg

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Marguerite CLARK

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Mariah Ellen Trainum

On Monday, September 27, 2010, our beloved mother, Mariah Ellen Trainum, 79, left this earth to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She passed away in Charlottesville, Virginia, at her home after a lengthy illness., Ellen was born to the late William Elwood Fincham Sr. and Ruby Gibson Fincham at the University of Virginia Medical Center and spent her early childhood in Louisa, Virginia., Also preceding her in death was her husband of 58 years, Vernon A. "Dumpy" Trainum Sr.; a son, Vernon A. Trainum Jr., as well as siblings Ruby Garnett, Mildred Draper, Margie Sprouse, James Fincham, and William "Junior" Fincham., Ellen is survived by her sons, John W. Trainum Sr. and his wife, June, of Stanardsville, Walter F. Trainum and his wife, Victoria, of Charlottesville, daughter, Rebecca T. Wickline and her husband, Dennis, of Charlottesville; one sibling, Shirley F. Brown of Charlottesville; and two very special people who lived with and cared for her until the end, Wayne and Debbie Shiflett ., Ellen loved children and was blessed to have six grandchildren, Dana Watson, John Trainum Jr., Shelley Ward, April Trainum, Shaun Wickline, and Erica Trainum; as well as six great-grandchildren who loved her with all of their heart., All of her life, Ellen had a strong work ethic and was employed by the Standard Drug store as well as the Lloyd's Rexall in Charlottesville during her early adult years. She retired from Con-Agra Frozen Foods in Crozet, Virginia., Our mother will be missed and words fail to express everything that she has meant to all of us., Specail thanks to Legacy Hospice who came and showed compassion to mom until her passing., The family will receive friends at the Hill and Wood Funeral Home from 7 until 9 p.m. Wednesday, September 29, 2010., Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday, September 30, 2010, at the chapel of Hill and Wood with interment at Holly Memorial Gardens to follow. Pastor Mark Cook from The Flock in Madison, Virginia, will officiate.


 


 

Marian Evans

EVANS, Mrs. Marian Skipwith, of Richmond, entered eternal rest on September 27, 2010. The staff of the W.S. Watkins & Son Funeral Home is serving her family. 


 


 

Mark A. LILLEY

HAMPTON - Mark Anthony Lilley, 45, died unexpectedly Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010. 


 


 

Mary CUMMING

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, James McPherson Cumming II and Beth Cumming; her daughters, Joan Miller Call and Ruth Olivia Hathaway; her eight grandchildren, Shelly Cumming McGraw, Justin Patrick Miller, Jeffrey Pope Cumming, Holly Miller Lincoln, Sarah Anne DuBose, Jeremiah Thomas DuBose, James McPherson Cumming III, and Jesse Call; and her three great-grandchildren, Summer Tala McGraw, Rachael Mahala McGraw, and Jack Elwood Miller.


 


 

Mary George

Mary Elizabeth George VIRGINIA BEACH - Mary Elizabeth George, 64, of the 4400 block of Bear Trail, passed away Sept. 27, 2010 in a local hospital. A native of Johnstown, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Gladys Rowe and Homer C. George Jr. She retired from Penelec as the vice president's secretary after 34 years of service. She was a member of Salix Bethel United Methodist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer George of Virginia Beach; her brother, Homer George of Salix, Pa.; two nieces; a nephew; and eight great-nieces and -nephews. The family will receive friends at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, today from 6 to 8 p.m. Ms. George will be sent to Henderson Funeral Home, Johnstown, Pa., for services and burial in South Fork Cemetery, South Fork, Pa. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com


 


 

Mary Lee Brown

Mary Lee Brown Mary Lee Brown, age 79, of Nokesville,Virginia died Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at Prince William Hospital, Manassas., Mary was born January 1, 1931, daughter of the late Sam and Mary (Albrite) Whetzel. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Brown., She is survived by her son, Ernest "Ernie" Brown, Jr., of Nokesville, Virginia and other extended family members., The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 P.M. Thursday, September 30, 2010 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas where funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, October 1, 2010 with Rev. Justin Allen officiating. Interment will follow at Valley View Cemetery, Nokesville., Expressions of sympathy may take the form of flowers, or contributions to, , 124 Park Street, SE, Vienna, Virginia 22180., Condolences may be sent to


 


 

Mary Lewis

Mrs. Mary Lewis, of 818 Chimborozo Blvd., Richmond, Va., died Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, at the Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center, Mechanicsville, Va. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of the J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va., (804) 732-8911,


 


 

Mason, Evelyn

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM

Evelyn Byrd R. Mason NORFOLK - Evelyn Byrd Rockefeller Mason, 102, widow of Porter Haynes Mason, passed away peacefully Sept. 25, 2010, at Our ..... 


 


 

McClamy, Bernard

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Bernard McClamy Sr. CHESAPEAKE - Bernard "Mustache" McClamy Sr., 81, passed away Sept. 27, 2010. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Nina .....


 


 

Melissa Y. Heath

Heath Melissa Y. Heath, 30, died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010, at her home in Chilhowie. Survivors include her husband, James Heath of Chilhowie; one daughter, Annie Heath, and one son, John Heath, both of the home; her mother, Mary Elmore of Saltville; her brothers, Billy Elmore, Bobby Elmore and Joseph Elmore of Saltville; and her mother-in-law, Sylvia Heath. A graveside service was conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, in Sulpher Springs Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Doane officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Williams Funeral Home, P.O. Box 277, Chilhowie, VA 24319. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Williams Funeral Home, Chilhowie, was in charge of arrangements.


 


 

Melvin E. Mattson

Melvin E. Mattson Melvin E. Mattson, a resident of Falls Church, Virginia for over 40 years, died at his home in Gainesville, Virginia Monday, September 27, 2010 after a lengthy illness., He was born in 1926 to Swedish immigrants in Gardner, Massachusetts. The family moved to New York City, and he graduated from the Bronx High School of Science in 1943, number 26 out of a class of 260. He went on to attend the Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York. His first trip to sea was in 1945 as an engineering cadet and, over the next few years, he made several more trips to sea as an assistant engineer on merchant ships. In 1948, he activated his commission as an ensign in the Navy Reserve and went on active duty as a division officer on the U.S.S. Juno., He left the navy in 1950, married Joyce Wild in 1952, and received a Bachelor's degree in mathematics from George Washington University in 1954. In 1960, he began working at the Department of the Interior, where he became an expert on water desalination and reverse osmosis. He did a lot of job-related traveling throughout his entire career and retired from the government in 1984. For many years afterwards, he continued to work part time as a tax preparer for H and R Block, and later as a volunteer tax preparer through AARP. He was a dedicated runner since the 1970's and was regularly ranked as one of the top runners in his age group by the Washington Running Report., He was preceded in death by his wife Joyce in 2004. He is survived by a sister, seven children, 13 grandchildren and two great grandchildren., The family will receive friends from 3:00-4:00 P.M. Thursday, September 30, 2010 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, where funeral services will be held 4:00 P.M. Thursday. Interment will be private., In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Capital Hospice, 10530 Linden Lake Plaza, Suite 200, Manassas, Virginia 20109-6434 in loving memory of Melvin E. Mattson Condolences may be sent to


 


 

Mildred J. Hoskins

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Mildred Mae Glass Cornwell

Mildred Mae Glass Cornwell Mildred Mae Glass Cornwell, 84, formerly of Manassas, passed away September 26th, 2010., Born May 21st, 1926 in Clifton Forge, VA, she was the daughter of Lawrence and Natalie Flint Glass. On June 2nd, 1946, she married Howard R. Cornwell, who preceded her in death on January 22nd, 1995., Mrs. Cornwell was the co-owner of the former Peoples Garage in Manassas. In addition, she worked for the Department of Justice and was a Clerk of the Court for Prince William County for many years., Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers. Survivors include one daughter, Joyce Ann Stephens-Keyser and her husband Wilson of Warrenton; three grandchildren, Karen Champ, Cheryl Thomas and Brian Stephens; five great-grandchildren, Nicole Champ, Amanda Thomas, Justin Stephens, Joshua Thomas and Rachael Stephens; one great great-grandchild, Braylen Jones; three sisters, three brothers, many nieces and nephews of Virginia and Florida; and Frank and Joan Stephens of Warrenton., The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 30th, 2010 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Baker-Post Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 10001 Nokesville Road, Manassas, VA 20110. Funeral services will begin at 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Clinton E. Owens officiating., Interment will follow in Stonewall Memory Gardens, Manassas., Memorial contributions may take the form of a donation to the Hospice of the Rapidan, P.O. Box 1715, 1200 Sunset Lane, Suite 2320, Culpeper, VA 22701, who provided exceptional end of life care., Arrangements have been entrusted to the Baker-Post Funeral Home & Cremation Center, under the direction of Michael Post. Please sign the guestbook at


 


 

Mildred White Henderson (In Memoriam)

In Memory of our Beloved Wife and Mother, Mildred White Henderson 9/25/1928 - 7/7/08 "O Lord from above, Keep me grateful and full of love. Wake me peacefully with each day. Keep me safely O Lord I pray, Then when I have done my best, Give me a night of peaceful rest. Amen." Written by Mildred Henderson -Love, Son and family


 


 

Milton 'Kiagee' Ross

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Mishoe, Edna

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Edna I. Mishoe PORTSMOUTH - Edna I. Mishoe, 87, formerly of Gay Avenue, died Sept. 24, 2010 in Melbourne, Fla. Mrs. Mishoe was born ..... 


 


 

Mozelle N. Brooks

BROOKS, Mozelle N., of Glen Allen, Va., departed this life September 28, 2010. Remains rest at the Henry W. Dabney Funeral Home, 518 N. Washington Hwy., Ashland, Va. Funeral notice later.


 


 

Nancy Nicholson

Nancy L. W. Nicholson CHESAPEAKE - Nancy L. Washington Nicholson, 71, of Dundee Lane passed away Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010 in the Sentara Heart Hospital. Born in Clifton Forge, Va., she was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Catherine Morris. She was also predeceased by a son, Ronald Reese Jr. and a stepbrother, Gurvis Jr. Nancy lived most of her adult life in New York. She was a graduate of Adelphi and St. Johns University obtaining dual degrees in business management and administration. Nancy was a trustee of The Police Boys Club, financial secretary and treasure while serving as a charter member of The 100 Black Women, and a member of the National Convention of Gospel and Choruses. Nancy retired from Nassau County Department of Recreation in 1994 after heading that position for 31 years. Nancy remained a member of Greater Second Baptist Church in Freeport, N.Y., until moving to Virginia were she became a member and trustee of New Galilee in Chesapeake. Left to cherish her memory is her husband, James Nicholson; two children, Tunja Washington and Gina Hussain; a stepson, James Nicholson III; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; a sister, Barbara Davenport and daughter Lavino; two stepsisters, Berneda, Chiquita; a stepbrother, Michael; and a large extended family. The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at New Galilee Baptist Church, 1013 Great Bridge Blvd., Chesapeake. The Rev. Dr. Anderson Foreman Jr. will officiate. The interment will follow in Roosevelt Memorial Park, Chesapeake. The viewing will begin Friday with the family receiving friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Great Bridge Chapel of Oman Funeral Home & Crematory, 653 Cedar Road, Chesapeake. Memorial contributions may be made to Breast Cancer Awareness. Friends are also invited to send condolences and sign the online guestbook at www.omanfh.com.


 


 

Nicholson, Nancy

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Nancy L. W. Nicholson CHESAPEAKE - Nancy L. Washington Nicholson, 71, of Dundee Lane passed away Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010 in the Sentara Heart ..... 


 


 

Norma Skinner

Norma F. Skinner NORFOLK - Norma Francis Bowser Skinner was born to the late Nellie Person Bowser Davis and Ellis Jerome Bowser on Aug. 26, 1939 in Washington, D.C. She went home to be with the Lord on Sept. 23, 2010 at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Norma was the widow of the late James Skinner. She is the mother of seven; grandmother of 11; and great-grandmother of 20. The viewing and service will be held Thursday, Sept. 30, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, Mamma's service will follow both at Hale Funeral Home.


 


 

Okey W. Cooper 

Sep 29, 2010 The funeral for Okey Wayne Cooper, 46, of Bassett, who died Sept. 25, 2010, at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville, of injuries from an automobile accident, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Bassett Funeral Service with the Rev. Buck Wardle officiating. Burial will be in Henry Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Cooper was born May 12, 1964, in West Virginia to Dana Wayne Cooper and Hilma F. Cooper. He was preceded in death by his parents. He had served in the Army and had worked for Nathan Enterprises in Ridgeway and also at A&B Auto Salvage. He was of the Christian faith. Surviving are his wife, Sherry Cooper of the home; a daughter, Anna Cooper of West Virginia; a son, Noah Cooper of North Carolina; two stepdaughters, Tiffany Jamison and Amber Eanes, both of Henry County; a grandchild; two sisters, Sandra Riffle of West Virginia and Katherine Collins of Kentucky; and several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 3907, Martinsville, Va. 24115.


 


 

Opal K. CARR

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson, and other times at her home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home by Pastor Donald G. Marsh and the Rev. Milford C. Rollins. Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton.


 


 

Parker, Donald

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Donald Lee Parker CHESAPEAKE - On Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010, the good Lord chose to bring home one of his best soldiers to help .....


 


 

Patricia Anderson

Patricia Anderson VIRGINIA BEACH - Patricia "Pat" Anderson, 73, passed away Sept. 27, 2010 in Virginia Beach after a long courageous battle with cancer. Pat was born in Michigan and lived in Virginia Beach for more than 30 years. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Palmer Anderson. Pat was an avid bingo player, loved to travel and enjoyed reading. Left to chersih her memory is her daughter, Melodie Pickard (Carl) and her two sons, Chester Anderson (Teresa) and Charles Anderson (Terri). She is survived by her two sisters, Sandy Vaughan and Flora Wyhatt; nine grand- children, Shannon Lape, Jennifer Phillips, Robert LeFebvre III, Al LeFebvre, Chris LeFebvre, Sara Anderson, Rachel Anderson, Dawn Pickard and Emily Anderson; as well as six great-grandchildren, Emily LeFebvre, Hannah Phillips, Noah LeFebvre, Jonathan LeFebvre, Marleigh LeFabvre and Hunter LeFabvre. A visitation will be held Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. in Woodlawn Funeral Home. A funeral will be Friday, Oct. 1, at 1 p.m. in the chapel at Woodlawn. Condolences may be offered to the family online at www.woodlawngroup.com.


 


 

Patricia Brinkley

Patricia D. Brinkley PORTSMOUTH - Services for Patricia Williams Brinkley will be held at 4 p.m. today in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel. 


 


 

Patricia J. LONG

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Pearlie Brooks Lane

Lane Pearlie Brooks Lane, 84, of Flatridge died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at Johnston Memorial Hospital, Abingdon. She was the widow of J.C. Lane. She was born on Jan. 26, 1926, at Troutdale in the Comers Creek community to Glen and Gladys Anderson Brooks. Survivors include one son and spouse, Bobby and Sally Lane of Abingdon; two grandchildren and spouses, Matthew and April Lane of Abingdon and Lori and Paul Halsey of Mouth of Wilson; four great-grandchildren, Jarrett, Jonas, Marisa and Jackson; one step-granddaughter and spouse, Olivia and Chris Taylor of Chattanooga, Tenn.; one sister, Virginia McClanahan of Marion; five brothers and spouses, Blaine and Carolyn Brooks and Rex and Kay Brooks, all of Sugar Grove, Garland Brooks and David and Ruby Brooks, all of Chilhowie, and Jack and Joyce Brooks of Damascus; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted Monday, Sept. 27, at 8 p.m. in Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home Chapel, Independence. Graveside services were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, in Baptist Union Cemetery, Flatridge, with the Rev. Tim Boyette, the Rev. Douglas Halsey and the Rev. Roger Boyer Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Independence, was in charge of arrangements.


 


 

Peter Edward Dickinson

Peter Edward Roy Dickinson, Peter Edward Roy Dickinson, 61, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, September 25, 2010, due to complications of Huntington's Disease., Born in London, England, Peter grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and graduated from Cincinnati Country Day School. He went on to graduate from the University of Virginia School of Commerce, class of 1972. He obtained his CPA and was a solo practitioner for many years, well-known for his expertise as well as his sense of humor. He was active in numerous professional and civic organizations., Peter was a picture of faith and grace under fire. He valiantly battled Huntington's Disease for over 15 years. Under these most difficult circumstances, Peter maintained a positive, prayerful, and thankful attitude. He managed to focus on the glass half full and not dwell on his many losses. He leaves many to cherish his example and memory., The family wishes to thank the many people who assisted Peter in his journey: in particular, Trinity Presbyterian Church members Bill Cassidy, Carlton Dixon, and Gary Hougan, who provided years of companionship and service. We are also very grateful for the loving care of RoseWood Village over these last two years. Special thanks goes to Sherry Dudley for her faithful and tireless devotion to his well-being., Peter is loved and remembered by his wife, Sara Bloxom Dickinson and the Bloxom family; his daughter, Jenny Dickinson and her husband; and his son, Jonathan Dickinson. His memory is also cherished by his mother, Jane Dickinson Barrows and husband; his brother, Philemon Dickinson II and family; his sister, Amy Dickinson Beckwith and family; as well as many extended family members. He was predeceased by his sister, "Tudie" Dickinson Morrison and his father, Philemon Dickinson, both from HD.


 


 

Phields, Holly

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Holly Lynn Phields LEESBURG - Holly Phields, 52, passed away Sept. 8, 2010. A native of Chesapeake, she was the daughter of the late .....


 


 

Privett, Henry L.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Henry L. Privett Jr. CHESAPEAKE - Henry Lee Privett Jr., 94, passed away Sept. 27, 2010 with his family by his side. He was ..... 


 


 

Randolph Robertson

Randolph B. Robertson ABINGDON, Va. Mr. Randolph B. Robertson, age 73, passed away Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, at his home. Mr. Robertson was born on Nov. 5, 1936, in West Virginia to the late Earl Lee and Queenie Justice Robertson. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was of the Baptist faith. He and his wife both taught school and treasured their time off together, playing golf and enjoying the outdoors. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Ruth Jacqualine Dotson Robertson of Abingdon; one son, Randolph Boyd Robertson Jr. and wife Sherri of Glade Spring; one daughter, Mitzie Kim Smith and fiancĂ‚‚ Paul Fultz of Abingdon; two brothers, Earl Lee Robertson and wife Sandy of Columbus, Ohio, and James Robert Robertson and wife Sharon of Trinity, N.C.; five sisters, Rebecca Russell and husband Bill of Fairborn, Ohio, Rowena Mahon of Columbus, Ohio, Ida May Hall and husband Ronnie of Wildwood, Fla., Linda Miller and husband Robert, St. Croix, VI, Josephine Aurand and husband Earl of Columbus and Jackie Jakeway and husband Rob of Columbus; four grandchildren, Jessica, Jason, Zac, and Sam; two great-grandchildren, Cody and Lily; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service for Mr. Robertson will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010, at 2 p.m. at the Forest Hills Chapel of Farris Funeral Service with Rev. Matthew Stewart and Pastor David Griffin officiating. Entombment will follow the service in Serenity Gardens Mausoleum. The family will receive friends at the Forest Hills Chapel from 1 p.m. until the time of the service. Mr. Robertson's family would like to express a special thanks to Randolph's loving brother, Earl, and his wife Sandy. Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting


 


 

Rev. Robert J. Boyd Jr.

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Robert L. JENKINS

NEWPORT NEWS - Lt. Col. Robert L. Jenkins (USAF, Ret.), 90, passed away at home in the early hours of Friday, Sept. 24, 2010. 


 


 

Robert Van "Bobby" Caywood

Caywood Robert "Bobby" Van Caywood, 77, died Saturday, Sept. 25. 2010. See 2 Corinthians 5:8. He was an employee of USG Corp. for 42 years. He was an active member of the Saltville Lions Club, the, , the Masonic Lodge and Main Street Christian Church in Saltville, where he held many positions within the church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Van and Margie Caywood; one sister, Doris Crawford; and one brother, Joseph Caywood. Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Rebecca Caywood; one daughter, Jane Roberts and husband, Randall; two sons, Joe Caywood and wife, Michelle, and Jon Caywood and wife, Amy; seven grandchildren; one great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27, at Henderson Funeral Home with the Rev. Dale Strange officiating. Graveside services were conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Rose Cemetery in Glade Spring. The family received friends from 6 until 7:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home prior to the service. Online condolences may be made at


 


 

Ronald C. WILLIAMS

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Ronald Talley

Ronald T. Talley VIRGINIA BEACH - Ronald Thomas Talley, 74, of Virginia Beach, loving husband, father and grandfather, was received into the arms of our Lord Jesus Christ on Sept. 27, 2010. A native of Middletown, N.Y., he was the son of the late Thomas and Myrtle Talley. He retired from the Navy after serving honorably for 20 years. He then worked civil service at Naval Air Rework Facility for 20 years before retiring. He is survived by his wife, Ada L. Talley; a daughter, Pamela D. Hayes of Chesapeake; three sons, Ronald Talley Jr. and Randy Talley, both of Virginia Beach, and Rusty Talley of Chesterfield, Va.; seven grandchildren, Daniel, Mathew, Brett, Amber, Katie Marie, Katie Anne and Carly; a great- grandchild, Aiden; a nephew, Gene and wife Jean Reardon and a niece, Dorene Reardon. He was predeceased by a sister, Connie Reardon. A funeral will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. in Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, 3600 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach. The burial will follow in Colonial Grove Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com.


 


 

Rosa L. Goodman

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Rudolph CHEATHAM (In Memoriam)

Rudolph F. Cheatham Happy Birthday Richmond Rudy. We love and miss you. Love, Mom, Sister & Brothers 


 


 

Russell Mayhew 

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Sandra K. Mitchell 

Sep 29, 2010 Visitation for Sandra Kay Mitchell, 39, of Ridgeway, who died Sept. 26, 2010, at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville, of injuries from an automobile accident, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Community Funeral Services in Ridgeway. At other times, the family will be at the home at 3307 Kings Mill Road. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Community Funeral Services.


 


 

Sherene Swanson Brown Barringer

Sherene Swanson Brown Barringer Sherene Swanson Brown Barringer, 58, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died on September 22, 2010. She was born September 18, 1952, to Andrew Wilson and Clara Margaret Hawkins Brown., She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Dr. Michael Barringer. Sherry is survived by her sister, Deborah S. Mills of Culpeper, Va., her brother, Roderick E. Brown of Charleston, S.C., and her paternal uncle, David S. Brown and his wife, Arline, of Brandy Station, Va., as well as several nieces and nephews., A private service was held at the family cemetary.


 


 

Shirley J. Vaughn 

Sep 29, 2010 The funeral for Shirley Anna Janey Vaughn, 67, of Collinsville, who died Sept. 25, 2010, was held Tuesday at Collins-McKee-Stone Funeral Home in Bassett with Minister Lawrence Harris officiating. Burial was in Roselawn Burial Park. Pallbearers were Joe H. Vaughn Jr., Tim W. Vaughn, Roy Janey, Steve Janney, Brock Vaughn, Virginia Vaughn, Judy Smith and John Janney Jr.


 


 

Shirley SAUNDERS

WILLIAMSBURG - Shirley Saunders, 68, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010, surrounded by her loved ones and Guardian Angels.


 


 

Simpkins L. Ricky Sr.

Ricky L. Simpkins Sr. Ricky Lee Simpkins Sr., 54, of Lynchburg, completed his journey on Earth on Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, at his residence. He was the loving husband of Sharon L. Simpkins of 32 years. Rick was born May 5, 1956, in Danville, the son of Beulah J. Ferguson and the late James E. Simpkins Jr. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Rick was an electronic technician with Harris Corporation. He is preceded in death by his beloved grandma, Lillie Walker. Along with his wife, Sharon, left to cherish his memory are his sons, Rick Simpkins Jr. and his wife, Ekaterina, and Billy Simpkins; his daughter, Tara Simpkins, and her husband, Rory Lacy; and his five grandchildren, Celeste, Elizabeth, Ellory, Basil and Elena. A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at Whitten Timberlake Chapel, with the Rev. Bill Carter officiating. The family will receive friends at the home of his son, Rick Simpkins Jr., after the service. To send condolences to the family, please visit www.whittenfuneral home.com. Whitten Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Timberlake Chapel, is serving the Simpkins family.


 


 

Sitz, Thomas

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Thomas Sitz BLACKSBURG - Thomas Orr Sitz, age 65, of Blacksburg, Va., died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010 at Montgomery Regional Hospital. He was born ..... 


 


 

Skinner, Norma

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Norma F. Skinner NORFOLK - Norma Francis Bowser Skinner was born to the late Nellie Person Bowser Davis and Ellis Jerome Bowser on Aug. ..... 


 


 

Stelmach, Wendy

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Wendy E. Stelmach PORTSMOUTH - Wendy Elizabeth Stelmach, 45, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 26, 2010. She was born Feb. 28, .....


 


 

Steve Wise

Steve Robert Wise ABINGDON, Va. Steve Robert Wise, 95, died at his home at 111 West Main St., on Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, from complications of Alzheimer's disease. Mr. Wise was born in Washington County in 1915, the second son of 10 children of George Wiley and Emma Roberts Wise. He began work at the age of eight with his brothers, pulling wool off sheep to sell to local merchants. He set up small businesses at county fairs to help provide for his family and at the age of 16 entered the Civilian Conservation Corps, headquartered at Pembroke, Va. Mr. Wise established Abingdon's first town transportation system, Steve's Cabs, in 1945. He later was a partner in the Bristol-Jenkins Bus Lines and became the owner of the Trailways-Greyhound Bus Depot in Abingdon in the 1960s. Mr. Wise was a farmer, a court appraiser and a real estate, land and tobacco auctioneer. He also owned and operated four restaurants and a variety of other businesses during his life. Mr. Wise served his country in the, during, . He is survived by his bride of 70 years, Inez Patterson Wise; and a daughter, Joyce Wise Dodd. He was preceded in death by his son, Stephen Stuart Wise, in 2004. He was beloved by nephew, Edward A. Fagin of Newport Beach, Calif.; and a niece, Patricia Wise Butkovich of Mt. Pulaski, Ill. Funeral services for Mr. Wise will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at St. Thomas Episcopal Church with Fr. Craig Wylie officiating. Interment will follow at Knollkreg Memorial Park. Friends are invited to greet family at Farris Funeral Service from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday evening. Pallbearers will be Tim Thompson, Craig Thompson, Ben Smith, SamWoolwine, Rick Humphreys and James "Beau" Briscoe. Honorary pallbearers will be Hanna W. Briscoe, Kerney Timmons, Mary Thompson, Dr. James Gardner, Doris Clendenen Shuman, Robert Weisfeld, Del. Joe Johnson, Rep. Rick Boucher and Stuart Larkey. The family is grateful for the remarkable services provided to Mr. Wise by Hospice and Palliative Care of Virginia and his personal caregivers at home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ALS Foundation, (Lou Gehrig's Disease), 1275 K St., NW, Suite 1050, Washington, DC 20005. Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting


 


 

Sue Cameron

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Sue Etta Roberts Colgate

Colgate Sue Etta Roberts Colgate, 56, died at her home in Rich Valley on Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. She was employed as a CNA by Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Maggie Roberts. Survivors include her husband, James Colgate; aunt and uncles, Janet and Gordon Harris, Roy and Margaret Roberts, Bobby and Marie Roberts, and Eugene Roberts; father and mother-in-law, Ohmar and Tessie Colgate; several cousins; and special friends, June and Kathy Buchanan. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, in Riverside Cemetery with the Rev. Ernest Yeatts officiating. Everyone is asked to meet at the cemetery. Friends and family may visit at the home any time. Online condolences may be made at, D.R. Henderson Funeral Home in Saltville is in charge of arrangements.


 


 

Sylvia Ann Kingrea

Sylvia Ann Kingrea, On Tuesday, September 28, 2010, the Lord called home our "pillow angel" with the early morning light., Sylvia Ann Kingrea of Ruckersville was born on June 28, 1987, and has filled our lives with joy for 23 years. Now, a hole has been left in our hearts., She is survived by her devoted parents, David and Lisa Kingrea; her loving brothers, Curtis and Ryan Kingrea; and her caring sister, Holly Irvin and her husband, Andrew, and their children, Alyssa and Owen Irvin, all of Ruckersville., Also left to cherish her memory are her maternal grandparents, Clyde and Marie Shifflett of Charlottesville; her uncle, Granville Shifflett and his wife, Renee, of Ruckersville and their sons, and families; along with a host of other family and friends., Sylvia was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Audrey "Tobar" and Thelma Kingrea of Charlottesville., Sylvia has bravely conquered many earthly struggles with grace, including graduating from William Monroe High School in 2005, participating in prom and other events and overcoming many surgeries and limitations., She was a member of Evergreen Church of the Brethren in Dyke where a funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, October 1, 2010, with the Reverend C.C. Kurtz officiating., The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday, September 30, 2010, at Ryan Funeral Home, 12819 Spotswood Trail, Ruckersville, VA 22968. Interment will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens in Charlottesville., Sylvia's family would like to thank the multitude of physicians, nurses and medical staff who have taken such marvelous care of her throughout the years., Our loss is now Heaven's gain!, Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville is handling the arrangements.


 


 

Talley, Ronald

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Ronald T. Talley VIRGINIA BEACH - Ronald Thomas Talley, 74, of Virginia Beach, loving husband, father and grandfather, was received into the arms of ..... 


 


 

Taylor, Charles

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Charles H. Taylor NORFOLK - Charles H. Taylor, 65, passed away Sept. 25, 2010. Charles was a member of St. Mark U.C.C. He was ..... 


 


 

Thomas O. THOMPSON Jr.

WILLIAMSBURG - Thomas 'T.O.' Oliver Thompson Jr., 58, of Williamsburg, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010, in the Bucktrout Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until service time on Wednesday. Memorial donations may be made to the


 


 

Thomas Sitz

Thomas Sitz BLACKSBURG - Thomas Orr Sitz, age 65, of Blacksburg, Va., died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010 at Montgomery Regional Hospital. He was born in Newport, R.I., Dec. 9, 1944 to the late John Harry and Margaret McCullough Sitz. Dr. Sitz recently retired from Virginia Tech and was granted Professor Emeritus. He was associate professor of biochemistry and anaerobic microbiology in the College of Agriculture and Life Science, and director of premedical studies. He was the recipient of the Alumni Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising in 1982. Dr. Sitz was president of the Virginia Academy of Science in 1995 until 1996. He received a B.S. in Biology from Virginia Tech in 1967 and a Ph.D. in biochemistry in 1971. Dr. Sitz received a prestigious post-doctoral appointment at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston under Dr. Harris Busch and was later appointed to a faculty position from 1971 until 1975. He then was a member of the Chemistry Department at Old Dominion University in Norfolk where he continued his research from 1975 to 1982. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Crabtree Sitz of Blacksburg; daughter and son-in-law, Molly Sitz Moore and husband Rear Admiral Scott P. Moore of Virginia Beach; sisters, Lucy Aginiga of Chula Vista, Calif., Margaret Cullifer of Hatteras, N.C.; brother, John Sitz of Ocracoke, N.C.; grandchildren, Rachel Laughlin Moore, Sarah Buckley Moore, Thomas Dewey Moore IV. The family wishes to thank Dr. Harry McCoy, Dr. David Stoeckle, Dr. Alex Tan, Dr. Edwin Wilder, the nurses and staff at Montgomery Regional Hospital as well as family, friends and the Issac Walton League for their care and support. Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, Oct. 2, at 11 a.m. in the Blacksburg United Methodist Church with the Reverend Reggie Tuck officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 pm Friday evening at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Drive, SW Blacksburg, Va.


 


 

Todd Clifford Coder

Todd Clifford Coder Todd Clifford Coder, 26 years old, of Woodbridge, Va., passed away Sept. 23, 2010 at his home in Woodbridge., Born in Alexandria Hospital, July 23, 1984 to Cheryl and Tony Coder and big brother Josh, Todd had an early love of baseball. He played on the Woodbridge Little League team, the Jazz traveling team and the Woodbridge Senior High School Varsity team, where he was named MVP as a senior., The 2002 graduate of WSHS attended Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W.Va., and played for the Shepherd Rams as pitcher for three years. He also worked at Domino's Pizza in Woodbridge and Shepherdstown during college., At the age of 23, Todd suffered critical injuries from a car accident, from which he worked hard to recover. He excelled in various jobs before finding a career path at Giant Food in Lakeridge and Hamilton Iron Works in Woodbridge., Throughout childhood, high school and college, Todd formed lifelong friendships and enriched lives. Todd never gave up on his lifelong passion for baseball and was seeking opportunities to remain a part of the game he loved., Survived by his parents, Tony and Cheryl Coder of Woodbridge, Va., his older brother, Josh and sister-in-law Courtney, grandparents Tony and Linda Coder of Triangle, Va., and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and a large circle of loyal and loving friends. Predeceased by grandparents Carl and Irene (Ezrow) Shank., Services at Miller Funeral Home, 3200 Golansky Blvd., Woodbridge, Va. Viewing on Thursday, Sept. 30, 5 to 8 pm. Memorial service on Friday, Oct. 1, at 11 am, preceded by an additional viewing at 10 am., In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Todd Coder's name to the Make a Wish Foundation, envelopes will be available at the service.


 


 

Tom B. Manning Jr.

Tom B. Manning, Jr Tom B. Manning, Jr, 60, Indianapolis, Indiana formerly of Dale City, died Sept. 26, 2010 after a courageous 3.5 year battle with a brain tumor., He is survived by his wife of 37 years Katherine, daughter Rebecca Tyree, father Tom B. Manning of Massachusetts, son in law Fred C. Tyree, 2 grandchildren Jordan and Ryan Tyree who affectionately called him Little Grandpa., Tom retired as a CWO3 in 1988 from the United States Coast Guard after serving 20 years., Tom was also assistant coach for his daughter's Dale City Lassie League Softball Team. He loved NASCAR, reading and working in his yard., In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the humane society of Indianapolis at, . Condolences may be sent at, The family will receive friends at Crown Hill Cemetery Gothic Chapel from 1:30 to 3pm with burial immediately following.


 


 

Ullman QUASH

The Quash family is receiving services of comfort by the staff of Nickelson-Cummings Funeral Home Inc., 4303 Victoria Blvd., Hampton VA 23669. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.


 


 

Valerie Stewart

Valerie Charlene Stewart Funeral services for Mrs. Stewart will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at Lee Street Baptist Church with Dr. W.A. Johnson and Rev. W.J. Reid officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. till the hour of service. The internment will follow at the VA National Cemetery. Mountain Home, Tenn. Friends may visit at the home in Johnson City, Tenn., at 807 N. Boone St., and in Bristol, VA at 232 Avondale Lane. Mrs. Valerie Charlene Stewart, 50, departed this life on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at Johnson City Medical Center. She was born in Richmond, Va., on Feb. 24, 1960. Mrs. Stewart and family are in the care of R.A. Clark Funeral Service, Inc.


 


 

Vickie A. Martin

Vickie A. Martin, Vickie A. Martin, 52, of Free Union, departed this life on Monday, September 27, 2010, at her home after a long, courageous battle with cancer., She was born on April 20, 1958, in Charlottesville, the daughter of Randolph Earl Martin and the late Delphia Bethel Martin., Vickie was an assistant with a local investment firm, who graciously supported her throughout her illness., Vickie was a loving sister and supportive aunt who leaves us with many fond memories of her passion for life., In addition to her father, she is survived by her loving companion, John Clouser of Locust Grove; a sister, Connie Brock of Free Union; a brother, Randy Martin and his companion, Cindy Gillies, of Free Union; and a niece, Jennifer Brock of Free Union. And last but not least, her faithful dog Bailey., A graveside funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, October 1, 2010, at the Free Union Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Don Hellms officiating., The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 30, 2010, at the Hill and Wood Funeral Home., The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. Judes Hospital, 3812 North Lauderdale, Memphis, TN 38105., The family expresses special thanks to Hospice of the Piedmont, Dr. William Grosh, and her employers at Quad-C Management for their compassionate care and many kindnesses.


 


 

Walter Cornett Jr.

Walter Vancewood Cornett Jr. MARION, Va. Walter Vancewood Cornett Jr., age 63, passed away on Monday, Sept. 27, 2010 in Marion He was born in Smyth County to the late Walter Vancewood Cornett Sr. and Emma Marie Totten Catron, and was preceded in death by a special aunt, Nancy Davis, which he considered a sister. He worked at Marley Moldings and served in the 82nd Airborne Division of the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era. He attended the Greenwood Methodist Church as a young man and had also attended the Faith Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include: wife, Wanda Cornett; three children, Maria Cornett Crewey of Rural Retreat and husband James, Lisa Michelle Cornett Morris and husband Joseph, Speedwell, Va., Jennifer Carol Cornett Hooker and husband Eric, Rogersville, Tenn.; his dad, Kermit Catron; stepmother, Hattie Cornett; stepchildren, Michael Simms, Big Stone Gap, Va., Michelle Jauregui, Marion, Johnny Wymer, Atkins, Va.; sisters, Darlene Conard and husband Rev. Tony Conard, Eden, N.C., Linda Shields, Stuart, Va., Shelia Moore, Petersburg, Va.; brothers, Donald Cornett and wife Lisa, Rural Retreat, Lil Walter Cornett, Martinsville, Va., Robert Cornett, Marion, Ronnie Pierce, Marion, Eddie Pierce, Chilhowie, Va.; grandchildren, Brandon Norris, Nathan Crewey, Ethan Morris, Evan Morris, Mandolyn Hooker, Gabriel Crewey, Adon Hooker; step-grandchildren, Faith Wymer, Hope Wymer, Antonio Jauregui. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, at the Bradley's Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Roger Dowell and Rev. Tony Conard officiating. Interment will follow in Roselawn Cemetery, with military honors being rendered by the Francis Marion, Post 4667. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 - 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at


 


 

Walter Vance Wood Cornett Jr.

Cornett Walter Vance Wood Cornett Jr., 63, died on Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, in Marion. Survivors and funeral arrangements were incomplete and were to be announced later by Bradley's Funeral Home of Marion. 


 


 

Wendy Stelmach

Wendy E. Stelmach PORTSMOUTH - Wendy Elizabeth Stelmach, 45, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 26, 2010. She was born Feb. 28, 1965 in Laurel, Md., and moved to Portsmouth in 1981. Wendy was preceded in death by her daughter, Angel Courtney Pittman and her father, Stanley L. Green. Before her year long fight with cancer, Wendy worked as a cashier at BJ's. Survivors include her mother and stepfather, Constance and Norman Briggs; sister, Cheryl Correll (Kirk); grandmother, Janice Futrell; loving daughters, Brandy Pittman (Davey Johnsonbaugh), Melissa Lee (James Lee) and Crystal Pittman (Darrell Ross); her pride and joy, granddaughters, Chloe Ross and Kandyze Johnsonbaugh; and several aunts, uncles and extended family. A funeral will be held Friday, Oct. 1, at 1 p.m. in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel. Burial will be in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. www.SturtevantFuneralHome.com.


 


 

William Wolcott

William P. Wolcott NORFOLK - William Putnam Wolcott, M.D., passed away in his parent's home in Norfolk Aug. 19, 2010. Putnam was born in Norfolk July 9, 1963. Putnam attended Norfolk Academy and Christ School in North Carolina. Putnam graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1986. He attended the Medical College of Virginia and graduated in 1992. He completed a surgical residency in neurosurgery at University of Virginia in 1999 and a spine Fellowship at the University of Alabama. He practiced neurosurgery in Newport News. Putnam enjoyed boating, hunting and other outdoor activities. His mother precedes him in death. He leaves behind a son, his father, three sisters and a brother. A private ceremonial of remembrance will be held for the immediate family.


 


 

Wolcott, William

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

William P. Wolcott NORFOLK - William Putnam Wolcott, M.D., passed away in his parent's home in Norfolk Aug. 19, 2010. Putnam was born in .....


 


 

Wolf, Doris

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Doris Loretta Wolf CHESAPEAKE - Doris Loretta Wolf, 73, of Chesapeake, passed away Sept. 26, 2010 in a local hospital. She was a Virginia ..... 


 


 

Wynette E. THOMPSON

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Wynne, Charles

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:00 AM 

Charles L. Wynne CHESAPEAKE - Charles L. Wynne passed away Sept. 11, 2010, in Bonita Springs, Fla., where he resided for the past 12 .....

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