Friday, August 29, 2008

Virginia Daily Obituaries 08/29/08

  • Akers, Sierra Duan (Memoriam)

    In Loving Memory of Sierra Duan AKERS 1/4/89 8/29/01

    • Alvino, Cori

      • Anderton, Ralph Hepworth

        • Anglin, George

          s. Dr. Kelly J. Burris and the Rev. Rupert Wallace will be officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Pat's favorite charity, Hope Haven Foundation or to the Alzheimer's Association. Burial will be private. Please share your love and condolences with the family at

          • Avery, Thomas

            will be held in Tabernacle Church of Norfolk, Granby Street, Sunday at 2 p.m.

            • Barnes, Billy J.

              Billy Joe Barnes, 74, of Squirrel Level Road, Petersburg, died on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008 at Southside Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Petersburg Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 3935 S. Crater Road.

              • Barts Sr., Bobby Lee

                will be held and the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home, 118 Fayetteville St., Clinton, NC 28328. Condolences may be sent to the family at

                • Bingley, Emma Kate

                  BARLOW, Evelyn Harrison "Mickie," departed this life August 27, 2008. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph T. Barlow Sr. She is survived by four children, Joseph Jr. (Marcia), Vernon H., Crystal M. and William S. Barlow (Denise); nine grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; one brother, James Harrison (Eleanor); two sisters-in-law, Mary Ross and Helen Bryant; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, among them devoted, Shirley Harrison. Remains rest at the Chiles Funeral…

                  • Blommel, Bernard Leroy

                    BINGLEY, Emma Kate, 92, died August 27, 2008. "Nannie" was preceded in death by Roger Bingley, Ray Briggs, and her son, Burhl Briggs. She is survived by her daughter, Christine B. Taylor and her husband, Frank; nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. This loving, patient lady will be remembered by her family for her love of God, family and her happy, humorous disposition, even in the face of despair. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight at…

                    • Blount-White, Stephanie

                      Stephanie Blount-White VIRGINIA BEACH - Stephanie C. Blount-White of the 400 block of Southgate Ave., died Aug. 25, 2008. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Mark AME Church with the Rev. Vernon L. Ricks Sr. presiding. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Park, Chesapeake. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. today at Community Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel.

                      • Bond, Hattie

                        Hattie S. Bond PETERSBURG - Hattie Sanderlin Bond, 95, formerly of Harrell Siding Road, Kelford, N.C., died Aug. 25, 2008. A funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in Conoconary Missionary Baptist Church, Aulander, N.C. Wilder's Funeral Home, Aulander, N.C., is in charge.

                        • Braithwaite Jr., James E.

                          to celebrate his life will be held at his church home, Southside Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. John Harmeling officiating. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Southside Baptist Church, 1435 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207. Oaklawn Cemetery & Funeral Home, 4801 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, is serving the family.

                          • Buck, Andre R.

                            Andre' R. Buck CHESAPEAKE - Andre' Renoir Buck, 37, of the 2400 block of Drum Creek Road, died Aug. 25, 2008, in Chesapeake. A native of Chesapeake, he was a general contractor. He loved local history, Indian artifacts, fishing, nature and wildlife. He was a beloved and loving father, son, grandson, brother, life partner and friend. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Survivors include a daughter, Maddison Buck; his loving partner, Misty Trollinger; and his mother, Donna Miltier Buck, all…

                            • Buescher, Suzanne

                              in celebration of her life will be Sunday, Sept. 7, at 2 p.m. on the "Point" in Croatan at 440 S. Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in memory of Suzanne to The Brain Tumor Foundation, 1350 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 1200, New York, NY 10019 or The Multiple Sclerosis Society, 760 Lynnhaven Parkway, Suite 201, Virginia Beach, VA 23452.

                              • Bundick, Ralph

                                Ralph M. Bundick NEWPORT NEWS - Ralph M. Bundick, 99, died Aug. 23, 2008. A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Metompkin Baptist Church, Parksley. Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac, is in charge.

                                • Burwell-Noel, Gazetta M.

                                  • Byrd, Josephine Withers

                                    BLOMMEL, Bernard Leroy, 71, of Montpelier, while on vacation Monday, August 25, 2008, passed into the presence of his Lord Jesus Christ. Bernie was born on September 5, 1936 and counts among his survivors many friends and loving extended family. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Joan Kew Blommel; parents, Anthony and Addie Marie Blommel; infant brother, Anthony Blommel Jr.; and sister-in-law, Joyce Blommel. He is survived by his wife, Sonya Bondurant Blommel; son, Bernard Scott Blommel and wife,…

                                    • Carpenter, Jeffery Lynn

                                      Jeffery Lynn Carpenter Jeffery Lynn Carpenter, age 59, died Saturday, August 23, 2008; was born to James Harris Carpenter and Norma Schoonover, March 25, 1949 in Charlottesville, Virginia; graduated from Culpeper County High School in 1967 and James Madison in 1971; taught school in the Criglers-ville Elementary School from 1972 until 1974 and was working for Artel Video Systems at his death. Surviving Mr. Carpenter are his sons, J. Harris Carpenter and his companion Natalie Spring, of Durham, North…

                                      • Castello, Johnnie

                                        Johnnie H. Castello WINDSOR - Johnnie Herbert Castello, 80, of the 100 block of Bessie Lane, died Aug. 27, 2008. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Ross Baptist Church. Walker Funeral Home is in charge.

                                        • Cheryl Chandler

                                          Aug 29, 2008 Cheryl Chandler, 42, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008, at her home in Henry County. Funeral arrangements were pending at Bassett Funeral Service.

                                          • Clifton Dishman

                                            • Cockrell, Elisabeth Craig

                                              Elisabeth Craig Cockrell Elisabeth Craig Cockrell passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2008, at the age of 92, at Westminister Canterbury of the Blue Ridge. The world lost a good person. Beth was always involved with her community. At Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge (WCBR), her home since 1994, she served on residents' committees to keep her hall neighbors informed and the manage-ment up to snuff. The WCBR Mummers plays she produced entertained everyone with adventures of St George and the Dragon,…

                                              • Coleman, Catherine C.

                                                11 a.m. Friday, August 29, 2008, High Bridge Presbyterian Church, Natural Bridge. Arrangements by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.

                                                • Collins, Regina K.

                                                  • Compton, Kevin Virgil (Memoriam)

                                                    • Conklin, Margaret

                                                      will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Dr. Dick Baker officiating. The family will receive friends today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, and at the residence following the graveside Saturday. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kempsville Women's Club. Condolences may be offered to the family at

                                                      • Crawford, Frank W.

                                                        BYRD, Josephine Withers, 81, of White Stone, passed away August 27, 2008. Surviving is her husband of 61 years, Hugh B. Byrd; three children, JoAnn B. Jones of Dillwyn, Charles M. Byrd of Goochland, and Karen B. Cooper of Richmond; six grandchildren, one great-granddaughter; a sister, Barbara W. Lowry, Reedville; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A memorial gathering will be private.

                                                        • Crawford, Shea

                                                          Shea Smiley Crawford passed away at his residence on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Sampson Crawford Jr. and Nancy Knight Crawford. He is survived by his devoted wife and best friend, Linda Mayes Crawford; stepchildren, Anthony Shawn Chavis and wife, Lynn, of Raeford, N.C., Elizabeth Wren Chavis of Shannon, N.C. and Robin Leon Chavis II of Dinwiddie, Va.; grandchildren, Shawn Chavis II of Raeford, N.C., and Shae and Kameron Chavis of Shannon, N.C.; sister, Karen C.…

                                                          • Crews Jr., Roy T.

                                                            CREWS, Mary Katherine "Kitty," died Wednesday, August 27, 2008, at home in Richmond. Kitty was born on September 24, 1944 in Baltimore, Md., grew up in Freeport, Long Island, N.Y., attended American University, and moved to Richmond in the late 1970s to teach 6th grade in Henrico County. She and her surviving husband, L. Jeremy Crews, were married on August 12, 1978 at Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Richmond, where he was christened and where his parents were married. Kitty is survived…

                                                            • Crews, Cedric C.

                                                              • Crews, Mary Katherine "Kitty"

                                                                . The family is being served by the Petersburg Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home & Cremation Service, where condolences may be registered at

                                                                • Davis, Georgia Anna

                                                                  will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, August 30, 2008, at Stanfield Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Rolando Twine officiating. The family will receive friends on Friday, August 29, 2008, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Stanfield Mortuary Chapel. Interment in Mountain View Memorial Park. Arrangements by Stanfield Mortuary Service, Rocky Mount, Va.

                                                                  • Dishman, Clifton

                                                                    11 a.m. Saturday, August 30, 2008, Smith Memorial United Methodist Church, Collinsville. Arrangements by Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville, Va.

                                                                    • Doss, June Matthews

                                                                      s 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 2, 2008, at Oakey's Vinton Chapel, 540-982-2221.

                                                                      • Duncan Sr., Terry Wayne

                                                                        Terry Wayne Duncan Sr. 40, of Pulaski, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2008. Services were private. Arrangements by Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford, Va.

                                                                        • Ennis, Juanita Karnes

                                                                          • Everhart, Juanita

                                                                            • Faulkner, Mary Hampton Bartenstein

                                                                              deHAVEN, Alice Whitlock, 91, of Richmond, widow of Monte deHaven, entered into rest Thursday, August 14, 2008. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Renee Smith; and grandson, Steve Hartless. She is survived by her two daughters, Yvonne Hartless and husband, Thomas, of Richmond, and Brenda deHaven of Powhatan; six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Jayne Dunn and Anne Costello; and many nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, September 4, in Forest Lawn…

                                                                              • Ferguson, Stephen Charles

                                                                                Stephen Charles Ferguson, 47, of Bassett, Va., passed away Thursday, August 28, 2008. Arrangements by Norris Funeral Services and Crematory, Martinsville, Va.

                                                                                • Firebaugh, Sherman Lynnwood

                                                                                  will be held at Sherwood Memorial Park, in Roanoke, Virginia at 12 noon on Saturday, August 30, 2008. Sherman was a founding member of the Edgewood Lions Club and a Charter Member of Green Ridge Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the

                                                                                  • Forest, Margaret

                                                                                    Margaret Marshall Forest, 92, of Salem and formerly of Petersburg and Alexandria, Va., passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008. She was the daughter of the late John Edward and Minnie Lee Marshall. She worked for the Department of Agriculture in the Dairy Department before retiring in 1980 with 48 years of service. In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Forest, and three brothers, Osborne Marshall, Ed Marshall, and Bill Marshall. She is survived by a niece, Kelly…

                                                                                    • Friend, Peggy Ann Drewery

                                                                                      FAULKNER, Mary Hampton Bartenstein, died Wednesday, August 27, 2008, at Mary Washington Hospital. The daughter of Frederick Bartenstein and Anna Robertson Curtis Bartenstein, she was born December 18, 1919 on Wildcat Mountain in Fauquier County, Va. She was the widow of the Rev. Thomas G. Faulkner Jr., to whom she was married for over 53 years. Mrs. Faulkner devoted her life in service to others. She was the daughter of Fred and Anna C. Bartenstein of Warrenton, Va. Mrs. Faulkner was predeceased by her…

                                                                                      • George, Elma

                                                                                        with her 1,000-hour pin. As a team, she and Leon delivered Meals on Wheels in Norfolk for many years. She is survived by her son, Kenneth L. George Sr. and his wife Dean of Chesapeake; two daughters, Sylvia G. Witherspoon and her husband Larry of Carrollton, Va., and Yvonne G. Glass and her husband Doug of Virginia Beach; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. She is also survived by sisters, Frances W. Moore of Chesapeake and Gloria H. Poyner and her husband Louis of Water…

                                                                                        • Gills, Thomas Stanley "Stan"

                                                                                          • Gilly, Mary Edith

                                                                                            Mary Edith Gilly, 66, of Fincastle, passed away on Wednesday, August 27, 2008. Services to be held on the West Coast at a later date. Arrangements Rader Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Daleville, Va.

                                                                                            • Green, Edna

                                                                                              Edna H. Green SUFFOLK - Edna H. Green, 92, of the 6800 block of Crittenden Road, passed away Aug. 27, 2008, in Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center, Norfolk. A native of Nansemond County, she was the daughter of the late Ned and Sarah Bundy Hicks and the widow of Johnnie Green. Mrs. Green was retired from the Inter Costal Steel Company. She was a faithful and the second oldest member of Diamond Grove Baptist Church and an outstanding member of the Senior Choir. She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter,…

                                                                                              • Greenman, Jean Baldwin

                                                                                                FRIEND, Peggy Ann Drewery, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 26, 2008. She was preceded in death by her parents, Millie Pearl and Wilbur C. Drewery Sr.; her brother, Wilbur C. Drewery Jr.; her son, Seaman Recruit James "Buddy" Briggs Friend III; and grandsons, Ronald James "R.J." Huggins and John Drewery "J.D." Huggins. Reared in a loving and remarkably close family, Peggy was the oldest of six children. She accepted Christ at an early age, and received her formal…

                                                                                                • Guilfoyle III, John R.

                                                                                                  • Harper, Jermaine

                                                                                                    Jermaine O. Harper ELIZABETH CITY - Jermaine O'Neal Harper, 29, of the 500 block of Roanoke Ave., died Aug. 26, 2008. A funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in Kingdom Hall. Stallings Funeral Home is in charge.

                                                                                                    • Harrell, Earl Thomas "E.T."

                                                                                                      GREENMAN, Jean Baldwin, 74, of Richmond, Va., died suddenly on Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, Va. Ms. Greenman was born December 21, 1933 in Petersburg, Va. She was the daughter of Charles and Dorothy Baldwin. She is survived by her brother, Robert Baldwin of Princess Anne, Md.; children, Perry Townsend, Dianne Tarabay, Kenneth Townsend and wife, Wendi, of Richmond, Va., and Laura Osborne and husband, James, of Grottoes, Va.; grandchildren, Anna Jean…

                                                                                                      • Hartbarger, Alice Ruby

                                                                                                        s will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, August 30, 2008, at Harrison Funeral Chapel with Pastor Sebby Volpe officiating. Burial will follow in Rockbridge Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Rockbridge Area Hospice, P.O. Box 948, Lexington, Va. 24450. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, August 29, 2008, at Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory, Lexington, Va.

                                                                                                        • Hayes, Frances Bagby

                                                                                                          • Hodge, Charles Carson

                                                                                                            • Holt, Pauline Mann

                                                                                                              HARRELL, Earl Thomas "E.T.", 84, of Victoria, Va. died August 28, 2008. He is survived by his wife, Ella Smith Harrell; his brother and sister-in-law, Baker and Nellie Harrell of Shallotte, N.C.; his sister, Joyce Harrell Manning of Robersonville, N.C.; several nieces and nephews. E.T. was retired owner and operator of Harrell's 5 & 10 Store in Victoria and an employee of Staples Funeral Home, Victoria. He was a member and deacon of Victoria Baptist Church, Victoria Fire and Rescue Squad…

                                                                                                              • Hudson, Mary French Boone

                                                                                                                will be held 11 a.m. Monday, September 1, 2008, at Bedford Christian Church, 1928 Moneta Road, Bedford, with the Rev. Bill Moore officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 31, 2008, at the Bedford Christian Church and other times at the home of her brother, N.A. Boone Jr. on 1234 Boone Drive, Bedford. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 317 W. Main Street, Bedford, Va., 540-586-7360.

                                                                                                                • Humphrey Jr., Gerald

                                                                                                                  Gerald J. Humphrey Jr. PORTSMOUTH - Services for Gerald Johnson Humphrey Jr. will be held at 4 p.m. today in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel.

                                                                                                                  • Hurd Sr., Milton Lewis (Memoriam)

                                                                                                                    • Idella J. Smith

                                                                                                                      • Jackson, Alease Alice Stewart

                                                                                                                        HOLT, Pauline Mann, 83, of Chesterfield County, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 26, 2008. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marshall Whit Holt; mother, Rebecca Thompson; and sister, Helen Klein. She is survived by her son, Arthur Wayne Holt and his wife, Bonnie, of Chesterfield; grandsons, Justin Holt of Norfolk and Jamie Holt of Chesterfield; and nephew, Christopher Klein and wife, Charlotte, of Daytona Beach, Fla. Mrs. Holt was a devoted member of Ampthill Presbyterian Church and was a…

                                                                                                                        • Jackson, Anne Emily Dobremsyl Salvie

                                                                                                                          11 a.m. Friday, August 29, 2008, Wheatland Lutheran Church. Arrangements by Botetourt Funeral Home, Buchanan, Va.

                                                                                                                          • Jackson, Johnny A. "Bit"

                                                                                                                            JACKSON, Deaconess Alease Alice Stewart, "Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies. He stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy. Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates." Proverbs 31:1, 20, 31. Our mother, found eternal rest and peace on Tuesday, August 26, 2008. She slipped quietly out of this earthly tabernacle and into eternity to be with the Lord after a lengthy illness, which she bore…

                                                                                                                            • Jenkins, Rush "Mickey" (Featured Guest Book)

                                                                                                                              • Johnson, Annie Mae Phillips

                                                                                                                                • Jones, Melvin

                                                                                                                                  Melvin Jones PLYMOUTH - Melvin Jones, 86, of the 200 block of Ridgeway Drive, died Aug. 24, 2008. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Union Chapel Church of Christ Disciples of Christ. Puckett-Purkett Funeral Service is in charge.

                                                                                                                                  • KETCHAM, Joyce Ann

                                                                                                                                    Joyce Ann Ketcham Joyce Ann Ketcham, 76, of Monroe died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at Virginia Baptist Hospital in Lynchburg after a battle with cancer. She was the wife of Ronald L. Ketcham for 56 years. Joyce was born in Lima, Ohio, on Nov. 25, 1931, to the late Earl H. and Ferol Crow Archer. She graduated from South High School in Lima in June 1950 and was last employed by the Lima Chamber of Commerce. She was married to Ronald Lee Ketcham on Sept. 10, 1951. She and her husband resided in Lima until they…

                                                                                                                                    • Kerr, Gladys Ogden

                                                                                                                                      s will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, August 30, 2008, at Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Chapel with Dr. Brian Weger officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion United Methodist Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, August 29, 2008, at Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Buena Vista, Va.

                                                                                                                                      • King, Virginia Victoria Stidham

                                                                                                                                        . Nelsen Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be registered at

                                                                                                                                        • LaPrade, Charles Norman

                                                                                                                                          • Lassiter, Silas

                                                                                                                                            including lay leader, Sunday school superintendent and various church boards. He served on the board of directors for First Citizens Bank and for Roanoke Chowan Hospital, Northampton County Board of Education, was a Town of Conway commissioner and was one of the founding members of University Health Systems Hospice in Ahoskie. He was a member of the Conway Ruritan Club and a master Mason in Pendleton Masonic Lodge No. 418. He was a graduate of Atlantic Christian College, where he was a star basketball and…

                                                                                                                                            • Martell, Joseph

                                                                                                                                              Joseph J. Martell NORFOLK - Joseph John Martell, 58, passed away Aug. 25, 2008, in Norfolk. John was born Sept. 2, 1949, in Brattleboro, Vt., and was a proud Marine Corps veteran. John is survived by his fiancee, Katherine Clark; his son, Joseph John Martell Jr.; his daughter, Angela Feather and seven grandchildren. John was a donor so that he could continue to help others. Memorial details will be provided soon to family and friends.

                                                                                                                                              • Martorano, Victoria

                                                                                                                                                will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Altmeyer Funeral Home, Denbigh Chapel.

                                                                                                                                                • McLin, Doris

                                                                                                                                                  • Myers, Charles Edwin

                                                                                                                                                    Charles Edwin Myers Charles Edwin Myers, age 80, of Culpeper, Va. died Wednes-day, August 27, 2008 at Culpeper Health and Rehabilit-ation Center. He was born May 7, 1928 in Culpeper to the late Earl C. and Fannie Mae Myers. Mr. Myers served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a very active member of Culpeper United Methodist Church where he was Head Usher for many years, served on the administration board and was a steward of the church. He loved hunting, fishing, gardening and…

                                                                                                                                                    • Neuhoff, Marjorie Ann

                                                                                                                                                      Marjorie Ann Neuhoff, 69, of North Carolina, and formerly of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, August 28, 2008. Arrangements by Oakey's Roanoke Chapel, 540-982-2100.

                                                                                                                                                    • Nicely, Lily Eileen

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                                                                                                                                                        WOOD, Lucy Tharin, died peacefully on August 27, 2008 at her home in Richmond. She was 95 years old. The memorial service was held at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church on Friday, August 29, at 11 a.m. Born in 1913, Lucy was the third child of Eleanor Reed and Fletcher Elkin Hinnant. She attended the University of South Carolina, where she ran track and played basketball. Mrs. Wood was preceded in death by both husbands; and her brothers, Ned and Reed Hinnant. She is survived by a sister, Eleanor…

                                                                                                                                                        • Olinger Jr., Oscar Remington

                                                                                                                                                          Oscar R. Olinger, Jr. Oscar Remington Olinger,Jr., age 80, of Bealeton died on Thursday, August 28, 2008 at Countryside Assisted Living, in Pratts, Virginia. Mr. Olinger was born on December 6, 1927 in Remington, a son of Oscar R. Olinger Sr. and Mary Parkey Payne Olinger. He enjoyed work and had been employed at Safeway, Lorton Correctional Facility, Con Tel and Food Lion and then as Wal-Mart as a greeter. He is survived by two sons; Perry Lee Olinger, of Remington and Jeffrey Allen Olinger, of Bealeton.…

                                                                                                                                                          • Overstreet, Carrie Gaynelle Parker

                                                                                                                                                            . She is survived by a son, Gary C. Overstreet and his wife, Charlene, of Blue Ridge; a daughter, Shirley O. Morgan and her husband, P.W., of Huddleston; four grandchildren, Aaron and Noah Overstreet and Eric Morgan and Kimberly Nowocin and her husband, Josh; three brothers, Harold Parker, Dan Parker and James Parker, all of Thaxton; and three sisters, Ida Orange, of Thaxton, Marie Lewis, of Panama City, Fla., and Pearl Orange, of Bridgeton, N.J. Memorial contributions may be made to Cool Spring…

                                                                                                                                                            • Owen, Lee Roy

                                                                                                                                                              KING, Virginia Victoria Stidham, born August 15, 1925 in Norton, Va., passed away August 27, 2008. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Graham King. Survivors include her son, Gary Vernon King and wife, Teresa, of Amelia; one granddaughter, Jennifer Sherman and husband, Matt, of Charleston, S.C.; two stepgranddaughters, Jamie Adams and Ashley Mingee; four great-grandchildren, Decklan Sherman, Trevor and Gradie Mingee, and Shelby Adams; and a host of much loved nieces and nephews from North…

                                                                                                                                                              • Palmer, Elsie F.

                                                                                                                                                                s will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 30, 2008, at Mountain Pass Baptist Church on Rt. 311.

                                                                                                                                                                • Parker, Catherine

                                                                                                                                                                  Catherine C. Parker MELFA - Catherine C. Parker, 67, died Aug. 26, 2008. A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in Snead Memorial United Methodist Church, Keller. Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac, is in charge.

                                                                                                                                                                  • Patsel, Mary E. Pollock

                                                                                                                                                                    • Paul, Lucien

                                                                                                                                                                      Lucien (Lou) Paul, 91, of Daleville, passed away Sunday August 24, 2008. She was born in Berger, Missouri and lived in St. Louis for many years. During World War II, Lou worked for the Associated Press in Oklahoma City. In 1951 she married Gilbert Paul. In 1966, they moved to Roanoke with their two daughters. She was a devoted homemaker, mother and grandmother and enjoyed sewing and crafts. Through the years, Lou made many beautiful quilts, taught quilting classes, and donated baby quilts to charity. Lou…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Peeples, Geneva Louise Taylor

                                                                                                                                                                        • Peggy D. Friend

                                                                                                                                                                          • Perry, Reverend Jeffrey W.

                                                                                                                                                                            will be held 6:30 p.m. Sunday, August 31, 2008, at Riverdale Baptist Church.

                                                                                                                                                                            • Poindexter, Vernon Stephenson

                                                                                                                                                                              • Printz, Catharine

                                                                                                                                                                                , we will greet friends and family for lunch at the Poole's Grant Clubhouse. A private family burial will follow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to feed the hungry and homeless to either the Pantry Ministry at Ivy Memorial Baptist Church, 2200 Coliseum Drive,. Hampton, VA 23666 or the Christian Outreach Ministry at Trinity Methodist Church, 201 Cedar St., Smithfield, VA 23430.

                                                                                                                                                                                • Quann Jr., William R.

                                                                                                                                                                                  OWEN, Lee Roy, 73, of Varina, went to be with the Lord on August 25, 2008. He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Geraldine. He is survived by his son, Carl Owen; his daughter, Wanda Owen; two brothers, Curtiss and Tom Owen; four sisters, Joyce Tyree, Mildred Riley, Brenda Carroll and Betty Rose; one granddaughter, Kristina, and her father, Willie Beale. A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 30, at 11 a.m. at Cool Spring Baptist Church, 9283 Atlee Station Rd., Mechanicsville, Va. In…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Ray, Sfc. Michael

                                                                                                                                                                                    QUANN, William R. Jr., of Richmond, Va., formerly of Cartersville, Va., died on Monday, August 25, 2008. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Gloria Martin Quann; and his three children, William (Pat) Quann, Tracy Ann Cade and Wenndy Page Green. He is also survived by his seven grandchildren. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Prior to his retirement to his farm in Cartersville, Bill was a regional manager of Ogden Food Service. As an active member of the Lakeside Lions Club, he served as…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Reid, Annie

                                                                                                                                                                                      A homegoing celebration for Mrs. Annie P. Reid will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008 at the chapel of J. M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va., with the Rev. Herbert Holly, pastor of Oak Grove Baptist Church, Chesterfield, officiating. Interment will follow at Wilkerson Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 29, 2008 at the funeral establishment. Honorary and active pallbearers are asked to assemble at 2:30 p.m. at the…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Rice, Ruby Lee Brisendine

                                                                                                                                                                                        11 a.m. Saturday, August 30, 2008, at Mt. Pleasant United methodist Church. Arrangements by Loving Funeral Home, Covington, Va.

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Richardson, Virginia Young

                                                                                                                                                                                          JONES, SFC Michael Ray, retired U. S. Army sergeant, departed this life August 27, 2008. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia Jones; four children, parents, other relatives. Funeral service will be held Sunday, August 31, 3 p.m., at St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Creswell, N.C. Toodle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Telephone 252-793-4867.

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Robertson, Carolyn Simpson

                                                                                                                                                                                            s will be held 11 a.m. Friday, August 29, 2008, at Melrose Baptist Church with the Rev. Larry Sprouse and the Rev. Brenda Rowe officiating. The interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park. The family would like to give special thanks to the dedicated staff at Springtree Healthcare Center for their love and care, and also to Carilion Home Health Care doctors and nurses. Flowers will be appreciated or donations may be made to the Melrose Baptist Church Building Fund. The family will be receiving friends…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Robinson, Herbert E.

                                                                                                                                                                                              Herbert E. Robinson WINDSOR - Herbert E. Robinson, 44, passed away Aug. 26, 2008, at his home in Windsor. He was a former resident of Virginia Beach. Mr. Robinson was born Sept. 14, 1963, in Arlington, Va., the son of the late Charles and Donna Robinson. He served the U.S. Army in the Demilitarized Zone of Korea. He worked for Virginia Power as a ground man. Herbert was a designer for Glass Baron. He is survived by a sister, Loretta Austin of Windsor; a brother, Paul Robinson of Front Royal, Va.; two…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Rogers, Catherine

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Saunders, Jermaine Troy "Pedro"

                                                                                                                                                                                                  RICHARDSON, Virginia Young, 89, passed away peacefully at her beloved farm in Goochland County, Va., on August 27, 2008. The daughter of the late Dr. Charles Augustus and Jettie C. Young of Roanoke, Va., she was predeceased by her husband of 66 years, L. W. "Crit" Richardson; and her brother, Dr. Charles Augustus Young Jr. She is survived by her sister, Helen E. Young and Janet E. Wynot of Bent Mt., Va.; five children, Lynwood W. Richardson II, Ronnie R. Thornton and husband, John S. Thornton Jr.,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Shackelton U.S. Army (Ret.), Col. Phillip

                                                                                                                                                                                                    SAUNDERS, Jermaine Troy "Pedro," of Richmond, entered eternal life August 25, 2008. He was preceded in death by his mother, Irma; grandmother, Constance; and grandfather, Purcell Lindsey. Left cherishing his memory are his father, William Sr.; one sister, Marcella Herbert (Van); two brothers, Travis and William Jr.; two nieces, Vanice and Devonna Herbert; one grandmother, Alma Lindsey; three aunts, Margaret Gordon, Marian Saunders and Madeline Wells; two uncles, Bernard Saunders and Aubrey Gordon;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sheeran, Kenneth Patrick

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Slade, Brett

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Brett Anthony Slade, 22, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008. He was the beloved son of Robin Wooten Slade and stepfather Paul E. Wolfrey Sr. Viewing will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 29, 2008 at Altmeyer Funeral Home ? Denbigh Chapel. A celebration of life service will be held in the chapel at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008. Interment will follow at Peninsula Memorial Park, 12750 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, Va. Arrangements are under the care of Altmeyer Funeral Home ? Denbigh Chapel, 12893…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Smith, Marion E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        . The family will assemble for the procession to the church at the residence by 1 p.m. today. Arrangements by Tynes- Edwards Funeral Service.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Smithie, Peter

                                                                                                                                                                                                          will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Bayside Chapel. Condolences may be offered to the family at

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Snowden, Pamela

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pamela M. Snowden VIRGINIA BEACH - Infant Pamela Monique Snowden, of the 600 block of Corning Court, died Aug. 24, 2008. A funeral will be held at noon Saturday in Holy Trinity Community Church, Elizabeth City. Stallings Funeral Home is in charge.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Spraker Jr., Robert F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Spruill, Sidney

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sidney W. Spruill ROPER - Sidney W. Spruill, 81, died Aug. 27, 2008. A funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in Zion's Chapel Church of Christ. Maitland Memorial Chapel is in charge.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Stephen C. Ferguson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Aug 29, 2008 Stephen Charles Ferguson, 47, of 638 Melrose, Bassett, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at his home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Norris Funeral Services and Crematory.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Stockwell, John

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. in Holly Lawn Cemetery. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sublett, Erma Maness

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Erma Maness Sublett, 78, of New Castle, passed away Thursday, August 28, 2008. Arrangements by Paitsel Funeral Home, New Castle, Va.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Taliaferro, Bobby

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SHACKELTON, Col. Phillip (U.S. Army Ret.), 90, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Virginia. He is also survived by his daughter, Sharon Looney and her husband, Terry; son, Bruce Shackelton and his wife, Jan; grandchildren, Andrew Looney and his wife, Erin, Melissa Looney, Craig Looney, Ryan Shackelton and his wife, Rachel, Robert Shackelton and his wife, Erica; and two great-grandchildren. Col. Shackelton served 35 proud years in the U.S. Army. He…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Terry, John H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Thistlethwaite, Margaret Mize

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            TALIAFERRO, Bobby. Funeral services for Bobby Taliaferro, age 61, of Richmond, will be held on Saturday, 10 a.m. from the A.D. Price Funeral Establishment Chapel, where there will be a public viewing on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in Riverview Cemetery in Richmond. Carl U. Eggleston & Company, directing.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Thweatt Sr., Herbert

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Herbert Thweatt Sr. of 13600 Prince George Dr., Disputanta, Va., died Thursday morning at McGuire Veterans Hospital, Richmond. Remains rest at Tuckers Funeral Home, 415 Halifax St., Petersburg, A.A. Tucker, funeral director.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Tolson, Jarvis H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                THISTLETHWAITE, Margaret Mize, 89, of Richmond, Va., passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2008. She retired from the State of Virginia and was a member of Tuckahoe Presbyterian Church, the Henrico Historical Society, the Red Hat Society, the University of Richmond Spiders Club, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Varina Woman's Club. She was the widow of Robert Thistlethwaite; and is survived by one daughter, Margaret Mize Jones and her husband, Glenn; three sons, Gary Mize and wife, Betty,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Turley, Alberta

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Alberta J. Turley VIRGINIA BEACH - Alberta "Joy" Turley, 61, passed away Aug. 27, 2008. She was born in Covington, Ky., to the late Ed Creech and Julia Rose Logston. Survivors include her son, Jerry Wayne Turley Jr. and his wife Lisa Turley of Chesapeake; her two sisters, Ramona Kohn and her husband David and Priscilla Wainscott; her fiance, Richard Hill; her grandchildren, Mike, Matt and Danielle; two great-grandchildren; one niece and two nephews. Services will be Saturday at Lake Drummond…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Turner, Sallie McKemy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 30, 2008, in Fair View Cemetery. The Rev. Frank Feather will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, August 29, 2008, at Oakey's North Chapel, 540-362-1237.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      JONES, LTC (ret.) Junius "Jay" Linwood Jr., 74, went to be with the Lord August 25, 2008. Following an heroic battle with cancer, he died peacefully at home, surrounded by his loved ones. Jay was a career Army officer, serving his country with distinction first as an aviator and later as a logistics director and instructor. His tours of duty included Europe and the Far East, with a tour in the Viet Nam conflict. He was the recipient of multiple military awards and commendations including the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Vanderploeg, John

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Vivitrito, Thomas Vincent

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          s will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, August 30, 2008, from St. Timothy's Lutheran Church in Vinton with Pastor Judy Tavela officiating. Burial to follow in Mountain View Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday, August 29, 2008, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lotz Funeral Home, Vinton Chapel.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Walker, Eva Doris Day

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            TOLSON, Jarvis H., of Richmond, died August 25, 2008, at the age of 96. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Pauline Davis Tolson. He is survived by his two sons, William W. Tolson and his wife, Diane, and Jarvis H. Tolson Jr. and his wife, Ann. He is also survived by five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He loved football, and was a member of the Richmond Rebels semi-pro football team in the 1930s. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the South Pacific. After the war,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Walker, Glenn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              s will be held 11 a.m. Friday, August 29, 2008, in the Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home Chapel.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Wallace, Clara

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mrs. Clara Beatrice Wallace, 79, of 13409 Lew Jones Road, DeWitt, Va., died early Thursday morning Aug. 28, 2008 at the Medical College of Virginia Hospital, Richmond. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Joseph M. Johnson & Son Funeral Home, 11107 Doyle Blvd.,McKenney, (804)-478-4411.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Westervelt, Harold Richard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  at Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford, Va.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • William D. Jones

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Williams, Jeanette

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      for the procession to the church. The family will receive friends today at the residence. Metropolitan Funeral Service, Berkley Ave. Chapel, is in charge. Condolences may be offered to the family at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Wingo, Gloria

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      WALKER, Eva Doris Day, 73, of Richmond, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at her home. She was born in Roxboro, N.C., to the late Ollie Day and Herbert Day, and was preceded in death by her brother, Albert Day. She was the beloved bride of Walter "Mac" Walker and together they lovingly raised their children, Kenneth Walker and Kimberly Walker Lynch. She loved her children's spouses as if they were her own, Claudia Walker and Chris Lynch. MacKenzie "Mack" Walker, her…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Wood, Lucy Tharin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WINGO, Gloria, 62, of Prince George, passed away on Friday, August 22, 2008. She was preceded in death by her father, George Libby. She is survived by her husband, Charley Wingo; two sons, William H. "Billy" Myers (Kam Lester), Jeremy W. Wingo; three grandsons, Trevor, Tyler, and Jordan; mother, Hazel Libby; sister, Joy Perkins; nephew, Shay; niece, Brett; and other family and friends. She loved her children and grandchildren and taking care of animals of all kind. All services private.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wright, John

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          John W. Wright PARKSLEY - John William Wright, 70, died Aug. 22, 2008. A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Metompkin Baptist Church. Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co. is in charge.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wright, Susan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            . She loved to play all sports but had a true passion for softball; she was even inducted into the softball hall-of-fame. Sue enjoyed fishing but, most importantly, she was a loving and devoted wife and mother. Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Charles L. Wright Sr.; son, Charles L. Wright Jr.; mother, Joan Jarrett; brothers, David and James Jarrett; sister, Kim Yeates; and many other family members and friends. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Smith & Williams Funeral…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • deHaven, Alice Whitlock

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              CREWS, Roy T. Jr., 65, of Keysville, died on Wednesday, August 27, 2008. Surviving are his wife, Alene H. Crews; one son, Michael D. Crews and wife, Cyndi; one daughter, Christine L. Smith and husband, Pete; foster daughter, Annie Eppard; four grandchildren, Kristen LeAnn Newman, James Robert Newman, Elijah Hansen Smith, Melanie Baldwin; two sisters, Carolyn Driskill and husband, Bill, and Polly Kell and husband, Junior; one brother, David Crews and wife, Debbie. A funeral service will be held in Eureka…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Charles G. Carlson Jr.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Daniels Sr., James

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Dr. Samuel M. Birch (Paid obituary)

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Elizabeth V. Eakle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ferrell, Robert

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Jean B. Greenman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Jessie H. Arnold

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Jones Jr., Junius Linwood

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Martorano, Victoria Theresa Dorlini

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