Monday, September 15, 2008

Virginia Obituaries 09/15/08

s 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 16, 2008, at Stevens Funeral Chapel, Pulaski, Va.

s 11 a.m. Monday, September 15, 2008, at Maberry Funeral Home.
Eleanor I., "Nori", 60, of Melbourne, Fla., formerly of Caroline
County, entered into the hands of the Lord on Monday, September 8,
2008. She is survived by her beloved husband of 42 years, Harold
Arkenbout; two sons and their wives, Billy and Heidi Arkenbout and
Richard and Lynda Arkenbout; seven grandchildren, Sarah and Rachel
Arkenbout, Kayla Arkenbout, James Bibie and his fiancee', Heather,
Jennifer Stevens and her husband, Dean, Melony and Lacy Nelson; five
Andrew Taylor Ashworth, 93, of Roanoke, died Saturday, September 13, 2008. Arrangements by Oakey's North Chapel, 362-1237.
be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 16, 2008, in Sherwood Memorial
Park by the Rev. Walter L. Wood. Arrangements by Simpson Funeral Home,
5160 Peters Creek Road, 540-366-0707.
Baines died Sunday, Sept. 14 at the University of Virginia Hospital,
Charlottesville, Va. Remains rest at the Tuckers Funeral Home, 415
Halifax St., Petersburg, A.A. Tucker, funeral director.
Eugene Baker Jr. CHESAPEAKE - Services for Johnnie Eugene Baker Jr.
will be held at 11 a.m. today in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth
Blvd. Chapel.
Agnes Monson, died August 19, 2008. Her family invites all who knew and
loved her to come and celebrate her life at a memorial service at the
Church of God in Ashland this Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m.
Mary Louise, 87, of Tappahannock, died peacefully in her sleep,
September 1 3, 2008. She was retired from the State Highway Department.
She is survived by a sister, Margaret Cooke and her husband, William of
Mattaponi; two brothers, Edward Bareford and his wife, Gloria, James
Bareford and his wife, Jean, all of Richmond. She was dearly loved by
her family, including numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside funeral
services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday in Mt. Zion Baptist Church
Cemetery, Dunbrooke.…
s noon Monday, September 15, 2008, at Shiloh Baptist Church. Arrangements by Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home.
s 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 16, 2008, at ColbertMoran Chapel, Gretna.
be held at 2 p.m. today at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Rabbi Arthur
Ruberg officiating. Shiva will be at the home of her grandson Larry
Buckman through Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory
can be made to the Beth Sholom Home of Eastern Virginia, 6401 Auburn
Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464. Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich
Road, Virginia Beach, is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be
offered to the family at
Patrick Burke John Patrick Burke, age 60, of Culpeper, Va., died on
Saturday, September 13, 2008 at his residence. He was born on April 26,
1948 in W.Va. to the late John Patrick Burke and Aleta Lewis Burke.
John was a 1966 graduate of Jefferson Morgan High School and in 1968
joined the United States Army serving his country as a Vietnam Veteran.
He retired from AVAYA in August of 2001 and went on to continue his
career in the voice data division at Jim Corridon until December of
2007. He enjoyed…
her life will be held at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., 1501 Colonial Ave.
in Ghent, at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Donations can be made to Norfolk Academy, an area school which she
greatly respected, for an appropriate use in her honor to be determined
in conjunction with school officials.
Carson, 61, of Lynchburg, died Saturday, September 13, 2008.
Arrangements by Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, Va.,
Madeline "Nanny" Jordan, 85, of Richmond, went to be with the Lord
September 13, 2008. She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin
L. Carter, and great-grandson, Jason Franck. She is survived by her
daughter, Carolyn Pride; grand-daughters, Robin Fortier, Melody Franck
and Theresa Starkman and her husband, Martin; great-grandchildren,
Trudy and Jay Wingfield, Brian Fayman, Alishia Fortier, Michelle
Fayman, and Danielle Fortier; great-great-grandchildren, Alexis
Wingfield and Joel…
procession to the church. The family will receive friends Tuesday from
6 to 8 p.m. at the Metropolitan Funeral Service Chapel, 7246 Granby
St., Norfolk. Condolences may be offered to the family at
will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Edgewood Cemetery. Walker Funeral Home is in charge.
will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 16, 2008, at Oakey's North Chapel, 540-362-1237.
at 2 p.m. in Cashie Baptist Church. The family will receive friends
today from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Walker Funeral Home and at other times in
the home. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Cashie
Baptist Church, 221 S. Queen St., Windsor, NC 27983. Condolences may be
directed to
s 7 p.m. Monday, September 15, 2008, at Vaughan-Guynn Chapel.
Nora Miller Ritter Delong, 94, of Vinton, passed away Saturday, September 13, 2008. Arrangements by Lotz Funeral Home, Vinton.
be held at 4 p.m. Monday, September 15, 2008, at Trinity Episcopal
Church with the Rev. Jonathan F. Harris officiating. Interment will
follow in Fairview Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the
church on Monday from 2 to 3:30 p.m. prior to the funeral. In lieu of
flowers, memorials may be made to the Hunter Monk Fund, c/o Bank of
Botetourt, P. O. Box 339, Buchanan, Va. 24066 or the Trinity Episcopal
Church Altar Guild, P.O. Box 259, Buchanan, Va. 24066. Arrangements by
Oakey's East Chapel,…

D. Faulhaber Jr. MOYOCK - Joseph David Faulhaber Jr., 76, passed away
Sept. 12, 2008. He was born in Jersey City, N.J., to the late Joseph
Faulhaber Sr. and Gwyneth Cattell. He retired from the Navy as a
hospital corpsman chief petty officer after serving 22 years. Left to
cherish his memory are his loving wife of 53 years, Marcella Elspeth
McLoughlin Faulhaber; four children, Joseph Faulhaber III, Jane Elspeth
Jones, Karl Faulhaber, Lynn Ellen Bolles and her husband Walter Sr.;
seven grandchildren,…
be held graveside at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens,
Chesapeake. J.T. Fisher Funeral Services, Chesapeake, is in charge.
M. Galumbeck NORFOLK - Ella M. Galumbeck, 86, died Sept. 13, 2008. She
was born in Norfolk, the daughter of the late Morris Morganstein and
Gussie Morganstein. Mrs. Galumbeck was a graduate of Maury High School.
She retired as a budget analyst from the Norfolk Naval Supply Center.
Mrs. Galumbeck was a member of Congregation Beth El in Norfolk, as well
as the Toast Masters, past president of the Hebrew Ladies Charity, Beth
El Sisterhood, B'nai Brith and Brith Sholom Center. Mrs. Galumbeck was…
s will be provided by E.A. Hughes Funeral Home. You may sign the online guestbook at
William Price Jr., 89, of Richmond, died Sunday, September 14, 2008. He
is survived by his son, James Price Gilliam; his daughter, Susan
Gilliam Scott; his grandchildren, Cory Price Gilliam, Christopher
Knight Scott, and Ashley Scott Thompson. A graveside service will be
held 10 a.m. Tuesday at Westhampton Memorial Park. Funeral arrangements
by Bliley's-Staples Mill, 8510 Staples Mill Rd. In lieu of flowers,
memorial contributions may be made to the Red Cross.
Charles B. "Buck", of Amelia, age 82, went to be with his Lord on
September 12, 2008. He joins Nancy, his beloved wife of 57 years. He
was born September 10, 1926 in Sunnyside, Virginia (Cumberland County)
to Charlie and Coleman Guthrie Goodman. Buck was the President of
Goodman Truck and Tractor Company, Inc., which he founded on December
1, 1951 and in which he remained active until his passing. He was very
involved in the Virginia Farm and Industrial Equipment Dealers
Association, and…
Karol Nelson, formerly of Erie, Pa., passed away on Thursday, September
11, 2008. She is survived by a son, William Kenneth Haught; daughter,
Susan Lee Haught; two grandsons, Franklin Craig Haught and Patrick Lee
Haught; great-granddaughter, Isabella Haught. She was a good mother and
good friend to everybody.
Linda A., 64, of Ashland, Va., beloved mother, wife, and peace worker
died at her home on September 12, 2008. She is survived by her husband,
Michael F. Jeffrey of Ashland; son, Ted Heck; and daughters, Mrs. Anne
Heck Wright and Hannah Heacock Jeffrey; and son-in-law, Mr. Chris
Wright. She is also survived by her sister, Sue Heacock Wolfe of
Brooklyn, N.Y.; and her brother, Joel Heacock, of Warminster, Pa. After
a career in social work, foster care service, and counseling
incarcerated mothers at…
Ulysess Jr., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 10,
2008. He was born in Ashland, Va., to the late Julia Henry Winston and
Ulysess Abram Henry, and Lilton Winston (stepfather). He is survived by
his three children, Glen Henry, Vivian Threadgill (Lorenzo), and Lisa
Henry; eight siblings, Virginia Crockett (Irving), Wilburt Henry
(Ruby), Claudine Dabney, Ernest Henry (Carolyn), Judy Thompson
(Aubrey), Gail Thomas, Jewel Redford (Ernest), Lilton Winston (Lavern);
five grandchildren,…
Burial in Evergreen Cemetery will be private. Memorial donations may be
made to Meals-on-Wheels.Arrangementsby Oakey's Roanoke Chapel,
James R. Holland, 65, of Bedford County, died Sunday, September 14, 2008. Arrangements by Bedford Funeral Home.
family and friends will meet at the Fellowship Hall of the Dublin
Baptist Church. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6
to 8 p.m. at Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski or at the home of Dallas and
Betty Cox, 217 Giles Avenue, Dublin. Memorials may be sent to the
Family Life Center, c/o Dublin Baptist Church, P.O. Box 669, Dublin, VA
24084. To send online condolence messages to the family, visit The family wishes to express their sincere
appreciation to her…
Jones FRANKLIN - Abraham Jones, 82, of the 1900 block of South St.,
died Sept. 10, 2008. A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in First
Baptist Church, Courtland, Va. Engram Funeral Home is in charge.
Hamilton McGowan "Scott", 49, of Richmond, passed away suddenly on
Sunday, August 31, 2008. He is survived by his sister, Kendall King
Cannon, and her children. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on
Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at Hollywood Cemetery.
s will be conducted noon on Monday, September 15, 2008, at Lotz Funeral Home, Salem Chapel, Salem, Va.
M. Kish, 74, of Moneta and formerly of Floyd, passed away Sunday,
September 14, 2008. Arrangements by Oakey's Vinton Chapel, 540-982-2221.
Mrs. Bessie B., of Richmond, departed this life Saturday, September 13,
2008. Remains rest at the Mimms Funeral Home, 1827 Hull Street. Funeral
notice later.
be held at 3 p.m. in Back Bay Christian Assembly. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association or to Back Bay
Christian Academy. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Laskin Road Chapel, is
handling arrangements.
Joseph John Jr. "Chip", died on September 12 at MCV Hospitals from head
injuries sustained during an accidental fall. He was born in Richmond
on December 17, 1940 to Marie W. and Joseph J. Markow, who inspired his
impassioned commitment to environmental conservation, historic
preservation, and community activism. He advanced these causes with
success in Hanover County, where he lived since 1976, and on Church
Hill, his spiritual home since childhood. In the mid-1970s, Mr. Markow
Strauss Marks EDENTON - Ottilie Strauss Marks, 70, of the 1300 block of
Macedonia Road, died Sept. 12, 2008. Services are pending. Evans
Funerals and Cremations is in charge.

be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Copeland Family Cemetery, with Brother
Ashley Ellis officiating. Condolences may be registered online at
Felton retired from Colonial Stores as a truck driver. He received
numerous distinctive Safety Awards of Recognition for his commitment to
excellence towards workplace safety and safety compliance. Felton was
also a devoted member and global advocate of the Mending Heart
Association. He leaves to cherish his memory: three sons, Felton
(Phala) Milteer Jr., Maurice (Betty) Milteer, all of Suffolk, and
Andre' (Barbara) Milteer of Noahville, Texas; two brothers, Curtis
(Sarah) Milteer and Eugene (Doretha)…
be at Oakey's South Chapel, 4257 Brambleton Ave. in Roanoke at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, September 16, 2008. The Rev. Dianne Scribner Clevenger will
officiate. The family will receive friends at Oakey's South Chapel from
6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, September, 15, 2008. In lieu of flowers, the
family requests that memorials be made to Unity of Roanoke Valley, 3300
Greenridge Rd., NW, Roanoke, Va. 24019 or the Rugby Vol. Fire &
Rescue, 1845 Rugby Rd., Mouth of Wilson, Va. 24363. Arrangements by
Madeline Smith Nesbitt of 222 Elm St., Petersburg died Thursday
morning, Sept. 11, 2008 at Southside Regional Medical Center.
be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Hillcrest Cemetery, Colerain, N.C.,
with Dr. Phil Hayes officiating. The family will receive friends at
Holloman-Brown Funeral Home, Great Bridge Chapel, today from 2 to 5
p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's
choice. Condolences may be offered to the family at
Clarence A., departed this life September 10, 2008. He is survived by
his devoted children, Diane Mills, Ernestine Smith (Phillip), Cynthia
Edwards (Alphonso), Alice Myers (James), Clarence Jr. and Thomas
Rollins; five sisters, Irene Morris (Charles), Merlene Morris, Blanche
Jones (Leon), Emily Baylor and Marcie Washington; three brothers,
Deacon Allen Jr. (Geneva), George and Leroy Rollins (Ladell); 11
grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and
cousins, all of whom he…
R. Sawyer COLUMBIA - Elsie R. Sawyer, 78, died Sept. 14, 2008. A
funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Columbia Missionary Baptist
Church. Maitland Funeral Home is in charge.
Gary Scott, 80, of Dublin, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2008.
Arrangements by Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory, Radford.
Garland Shortridge Thomas Garland Shortridge, age 61, of Culpeper died
Friday, September 12, 2008 at Fauquier Hospital in Warrenton. He was
born January 19, 1947 in Clintonville, West Virginia to the late
Garland Shortridge and Frances Gipson Shortridge. He was a loving and
devoted father, he had a special love of God and was very active in the
Culpeper Assembly of God Church. Mr. Shortridge is survived by two
children, John Thomas Cooper and his wife, Lisa and Joyce Sara Brown
and her husband,…
Harry Wilson Jr., age 79, of Midlothian, died Saturday, September 13,
2008. A graduate of Georgetown College, Georgetown, Ky., he retired
from Union-Camp Manu-facturing Co. as plant manager. Surviving are his
wife of 55 years, Elsie T. Slough; a daughter, Julia S. Dorsey and
husband, Gregory; and three grandchildren, Taylor Marie, Anna Grace and
Emily Jane Dorsey. Also surviving is a sister, Dorothy J. Slough; and
brother, Aubrey W. Slough and wife, Cynthia; along with a number of
nieces and…
s 11 a.m. Monday, September 15, 2008, at McCoy Funeral Home Chapel.
Mr. Joshua, of 1229 Halifax St., Petersburg, Va., entered eternal rest
on Saturday, September 13, 2008, at his residence surrounded by his
wife, Christine Storrs, son, Norman Storrs, and daughter-in-law, Evelyn
Storrs. Joshua was a native of Richmond, Va., born June 23, 1923 to the
late Joshua Storrs and Elizabeth Pollard. At an early age, he confessed
Christ and was baptized into the fellowship at Tabernacle Baptist
Church under the pastoral of Rev. A. Lincoln James. He was a longtime
member of the…
2 p.m. Tuesday, September 16, 2008, at New River Baptist Church, Grassy
Creek, N.C. Arrangements by Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.
15, 2008 Susie Ruth Scott Wright, 72, of Country Kitchen Loop, Stuart,
died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at Northern Hospital of Surry County,
N.C. She was born Sept. 27, 1935, in Patrick County to Robert Lee Scott
and Ada Whalen Scott. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in
death by two brothers, Frank Scott and Russell Scott. She attended
Buffalo Ridge Church of God of Prophecy and was a bookkeeper for Paul
Wright Sawmilling Co. Surviving are her husband of 53 years, Paul C.
Wright of the home;…
and burial in Paden City Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial
donations may be made to the Portsmouth Humane Society, 2704 Frederick
Blvd., Portsmouth, VA 23704.
William Robertson III, 90, passed away peacefully on September 11, 2008
in Princeton, New Jersey. He was born May 20, 1918 in Richmond, Va. to
William Robertson Jr. and Emma Gray Trigg. After obtaining a Bachelor's
degree from the University of Virginia, he entered graduate school at
Harvard University. Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, he joined the
U.S. Army and saw action as an officer in Northern Africa, Italy,
France and Belgium. He was awarded the Legion of Merit, Italian Cross
Perschke Vallastro Gabriele Perschke Vallastro, 72, of Lynchburg,
passed away Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, at her residence. She was the
loving and devoted wife of Otto Vallastro for 52 years. Born April 28,
1936, in Chemnitz, Germany, she was a daughter of the late Paul and
Maria Schuhbauer Perschke. She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian
Church and a member of the Eastern Star. She is survived by her
children, Virginia Vallastro and her husband, Benjamin, Richard
Vallastro and Otto Vallastro Jr.…
Maria K., of Bon Air, passed away on September 5, 2008 at the age of
89. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Achilles
Viglietti. Maria leaves behind two dedicated daughters, Linda and
Donna; and two grandpups, Petie and Jamie. A celebration of Maria's
life will be at the Cremation Society of Virginia, 1927 Westmoreland
St., Richmond, Va. 23230 on September 16, 2008 at 1 p.m. In lieu of
flowers, donations to be made to the Richmond Animal League in Maria's
Helen Welch, 87, of Midlothian, died Saturday, September 13, 2008. She
was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Watkins. She is survived
by her sons, J. Stuart Watkins (Linda), and Daniel (Donna); five
grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, two step grandchildren, and two
step great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends and relatives
Monday, September 15, 2008 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Hillsman-Hix
Funeral Home, 16409 Court Street, Amelia, Va. Graveside service will be
September 16,…
will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 16, 2008, at the
Kellysville Church of God in Kellysville, W.Va. with the Pastor
Franklin Adkins and the Pastor Eddie Johnson officiating. Burial will
follow in the Neely Family Cemetery on Adairs Run near Kellysville.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Friends may call at the
Kellysville Church of God from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, September
15, 2008. Fredeking Funeral Home in Oakvale is serving the Weatherly
family. Fredeking Funeral Home, P.O. Box 504,…
Whitaker of 205 Terrace Ave., Petersburg, died Sunday morning at Ruxtin
Health Care Center, Richmond. Remains rest at Tuckers Funeral Home, 415
Halifax St., Petersburg, A.A. Tucker, funeral director.

Wilson CHESAPEAKE - Grady Wilson, 54, of the 1900 block of Bluebonnet
Road, died Sept. 11, 2008, in Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. Grady
is survived by daughter, Tiffany M. Wilson; son, Brandon Wilson, both
of Chesapeake; sister, Carol D. Wilson of Norfolk; and brothers, Edward
C. Wilson (Eugine) of Camden, N.C., and Claywood Wilson of Moyock, N.C.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. in Monroe Funeral Home,
1701 Wilson Road, Norfolk. A funeral will be conducted Wednesday at 11
a.m. in…
will follow at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Lincoln Memorial Cemetery. Corprew Funeral Home is in charge.
s 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 16, 2008, at Updike Funeral Chapel, Huddleston.
s 3 p.m. Wednesday, September 17, 2008, at Moody Funeral Home Chapel.

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