Monday, October 6, 2008

Virginia Obituaries 10/06/08

  • Acey, Stella

    Stella Grady Acey FRANKLIN � Stella Lassiter Grady Acey, 87, died Oct. 4, 2008, at her residence. She was born in Sunbury, N.C., the only child of Charles W. and Lucy Jones Lassiter. Mrs. Acey was predeceased by two husbands, Lloyd Alton Grady and Henry Oscar Acey, and a son, Bruce Warren Grady. A graduate of Sunbury Schools, she was retired from Pruden Meat Packing and A & P Tea Company. She was an avid cook and gardener. Mrs. Acey was a member of Burdette Baptist Church. Left to cherish her memory…

    • Arcibal, Claro Aniceto Garcia

      ARCIBAL, Claro Aniceto Garcia, of Richmond, passed away Sunday, October 5, 2008. He is survived by his loving wife of 11 years, Melanie Arcibal; and two sons, John Mitchel C. Arcibal and Spencer Rolan C. Arcibal. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bliley's-Staples Mill, 8510 Staples Mill Road, and also an hour before the service on Thursday. A funeral service will be held Thursday 11 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 8005 Atlee Rd., Mechanicsville, Va.…

      • Arnold Jr., Newell Bramblett

        s will be held 2 p.m. on Monday, October 6, 2008, at Oakey's North Chapel, 540-362-1237.

        • Bartlett, Frances Clark

          Frances Clark Bartlett, 68, of Iron Gate, died Sunday, October 5, 2008. Arrangements by Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton Forge.

          • Bashford, Dr. Theodore

            Theodore A. Bashford VIRGINIA BEACH - Dr. Theodore Alford "Ted" Bashford, 89, went to be with the Lord Oct. 4, 2008, in Norfolk. A native of Portsmouth, he was the son of the late Edward Dawson and Mrs. Lettie Thomas Howell Bashford. He was a former welder with Norfolk Naval Shipyard. A graduate of Tennessee Temple University and Seminary, he has been the director of the Union Missions Ministries and the Union Mission Men's Shelter for the past 53 years. He was also the founder of Hope Haven…

            • Baublitz, Esther Jean Hale

              s will be held 1 p.m. on Monday, October 6, 2008, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Oakey's North Chapel, 540-362-1237.

              • Beattie, Margaret Mitchell

                BEATTIE, Margaret Mitchell, 86, of Richmond, Va. departed this life Saturday October 4, 2008. She was born in Amelia County, Va. to Charles and Era Mitchell. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Robert M. Beattie; daughters and sons-in-law, Mary B. and Steven Krakoviak of Richmond, Kathryn and Thomas Barber of Aberdeen, S.D.; sons and daughter-in-law, Robert Mitchell Beattie of Richmond, John and Crystal Beattie of Richmond; grandchildren, Lisa Krakoviak, Mark Krakoviak, Loren Barber, Corinne…

                • Boll, Melvin C. - Melvin C. Boll, 89 Melviin C. Boll, of Manassas, passed away September 28th, 2008 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born August ....

                  • Branch, Patrick B.

                    Patrick B. Branch, 75, of Floyd passed away Sunday, October 5, 2008. Arrangements are being handled by Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd.

                    • Brown, Annie E.

                      Mrs. Annie E. Brown, of 314 S. West St., Petersburg, died Sunday morning at John Randolph Medical Center, Hopewell. Remains rest at the Tucker Funeral Home, 415 Halifax St., Petersburg. A.A. Tucker, funeral director.

                      • Buck, Daisy M.S.

                        A time to be born: Mrs. Daisy May Stith Buck was born Feb. 9, 1928 in Hopewell, Va. A time to die: Mrs. Daisy May Stith Buck departed this life on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008, in Clarksville, Tenn. She united in holy matrimony to the late Robert Richmond Buck in 1952. Preceding Daisy in death were her father, Clarence Stith Sr.; mother, Martha F. Sydnor; a brother, Clarence Stith Jr.; and a sister, Queen Ester Stith. She leaves to cherish precious memories, one sister, Netti Diane Jones (Gene) of Lumberton,…

                        • Burkat, Florence K.

                          BURKAT, Florence Koff, 93, of Richmond, passed away October 4, 2008. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Burkat; sisters, Amelia Wachtel and Dorothy Krim; and brothers, Eli L. and Bernard Koff. She is survived by her daughter, Rosalind Burkat; and sister, Thelma Shefsky; nieces, Fay Gitman, Florence Friedman and Rita Wells; and nephews, Stuart and Robert Koff. Florence was a member of Keneseth Beth Israel. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. (today) at Sir Moses Montisiore Cemetery. In…

                          • Burkhart, Velda Betts

                            s 2 p.m. Monday, October 6, 2008, at Blacksburg Baptist Church. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.

                            • Carter Sr., Charles Robert

                              Charles Robert Carter Sr., 62, of Buchanan, passed away, Saturday, October 4, 2008. Arrangements by Buchanan Chapel of Botetourt Funeral Home, 540-254-3000.

                              • Coleman, Derrick S.

                                s 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 8, 2008, at Moody Funeral Home.

                                • Collier, Horace

                                  will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Waverly Cemetery. J.T. Morriss & Son, Purviance Chapel, is in charge.

                                  • Collier, Horace R.

                                    Horace Ray Collier, 74, of Waverly, passed away Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008, at his home. Born on Feb. 13, 1934, he was the son of the late Horace H. and Gladys Bishop Collier. He was retired from Allied Signal after 32 years of service, and later joined the Surry Sherriff's Department as a deputy and served 10 years. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Janet Padgett Collier; four children, Barry Collier and wife, Hope, Stuart Collier and wife, Angelia, Robin Collier Ashworth and husband Junior, Linda…

                                    • Davis, Victoria

                                      . Carlos A. Howard Funeral Homes, Norfolk Chapel, is in charge. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the ASPCA of Tidewater in the name of Victoria Davis.

                                      • Derrick S. Coleman

                                        Oct 6, 2008 Derrick Shane Coleman, 29, of Stuart, died on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008. He was born in Patrick County on Aug. 21, 1979, to Esley Conrad Coleman Sr. and Lena Collins Coleman of Stuart. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, John Raymond and Ethel Wiggington Coleman, and his maternal grandparents, William Hassell and Iva Inman Collins. Surviving are his mother; a brother, Esley “Butch” Coleman Jr. of Stuart; and a niece. The funeral will be at 11 a.m.…

                                        • Edwards, Annie

                                          EDWARDS, Mrs. Annie, of Richmond, departed this life October 1, 2008. She leaves to cherish her memory two nieces, Gloria and April Albergottie; two grandnieces, Shont‚ Edwards and LaQuanda Green; two grandnephews, Rashadd Green and Lorenzo Trent Jr.; two aunts and many cousins and friends. Remains rest at Mimms funeral Home, 1827 Hull Street. The family will receive friends at Cedar Street Baptist Church of God, 2301 Cedar Street, on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 from 12 to 1 p.m. at which time funeral…

                                          • Ellis, Helen

                                            Helen Presson Ellis WINDSOR - Helen Presson Ellis, 78, died Oct. 5, 2008, at Sentara Obici Hospital. Mrs. Ellis was the daughter of the late Stella and Emerson Presson. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Earl Ellis Sr. and a grandson, William T. Ellis Jr. She was an active member of Colosse Baptist Church. Survivors include her two daughters, Sandra Edwards and husband Steve of Carrsville, Va., and Betty Anne Crabtree and husband Gene of Windsor; two sons, Robert Earl Ellis Jr. and wife Robin of…

                                            • Evans, Barbara

                                              Barbara Evans CHESAPEAKE - Barbara Evans of the 3800 block of Schooner Trail departed this life Oct. 3, 2008. She was an employee of Portsmouth Naval Hospital for 15 years. She leaves behind a beloved husband, Larry Evans; three children, Jessica, Alonzo and Bernadette Marshall; four stepchildren, Meridita, Natasha, Sharmese, and Larry Jr. Evans; two brothers, Edward Marshall and Earl Lewis; a host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in…

                                              • Fitzwater, Cecil Claude

                                                s 11 a.m. Monday, October 6, 2008, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Oakey's Roanoke Chapel.

                                                • Foley, Marie Hewitt

                                                  at Oakey's North Chapel, Monday October 6, 2008 at 12 noon, 540-362-1237.


                                                • Foster, Dorothy Elizabeth Guilliams

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                                                  • Fowler, Irving R.

                                                    FOWLER, Irving R., departed this life October 3, 2008. He is survived by three sisters, Barbara Fowler, Frances Ross, and Dorothy Fowler; one brother, Charles Johnson; a host of nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Memorial services will be conducted Tuesday, 1 p.m. at Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Ave., with Pastor William Allen officiating.

                                                    • Fudala, Mary S.

                                                      FUDALA, Mary S., 88, of West Point, Va., died Friday, October 3, 2008. She was an active member of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Her husband, Andrew Fudala, preceded her in death. She is survived by a daughter, Robin Fudala Anderson of Mineral; two sons, Tom Fudala of Richmond and Roger Fudala of Midlothian; six grandchildren, Gary, Greg, Brent, and Todd Fudala, Bridgette McCarty, and Michael Anderson; and 11 great-grandchildren. A funeral mass will be held Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. at Our…

                                                      • Gay, Elizabeth P.

                                                        The Rev. Elizabeth P. Gay, of 10362 A Birch Island Road, Wakefield, former pastor of Mt. Zion A.M. E. Zion Church, Lawrenceville, died on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008, at Obici Sentara Hospital. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the staff of William N. Bland & Son Funeral Home, now serving from three locations; www.blandenterprisesinc.com.

                                                        • Gifford, Elizabeth

                                                          s. The family would like to thank the staff of Oakdale Heights Assisted Living and Medi-Home Hospice Care for the constant unending love and support you gave Elizabeth each day, and especially during her illness. And as "Grandma" would say: "And I thank-ya honey." We will all miss you Grandma and we hope you are walking on those shiny golden streets with Grandpa.

                                                          • Goode Sr., Thomas M.

                                                            GOODE, Thomas M. Sr., age 67, of Mechanicsville, died Saturday, October 4, 2008. Survived by his wife of 47 years, Ruby G. Goode; a son, Thomas M. "Marty" Goode and his wife, Karen; and granddaughter, Kaitlyn of Richmond; his mother, Christine F. Goode of Gloucester; two sisters, Cecilia G. Allmond, Charlotte G. Tomlinson and her husband, Chris; one brother, Freddie L. Goode and his wife, Dolores, all of Gloucester. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday in Bristow-Faulkner Funeral Home…

                                                            • Grimm Jr., Thomas

                                                              Thomas T. Grimm Jr. PARKSLEY - Thomas Theodore Grimm Jr., 58, died Sept. 30, 2008. A funeral was held at 2 p.m. Oct. 4, in Liberty Cemetery, Parksley. Williams-Parksley Funeral Home is in charge.

                                                              • Grubb, William Herbert

                                                                s will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski, with the Rev. Jerry Gibson officiating. Interment will follow at the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin, with full military honors conducted by the Pulaski V.F.W. Post #1184. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski. Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski, is handling the arrangements for the family. www.bowerfuneralhome.com

                                                                • Guiliani, Joseph Michael - Retired D.C. Firefighter Joseph Michael Guiliani Joseph Michael Guiliani, age 70, of Manassas, passed away Friday September 26, 2008 at his home after a ....

                                                                  • Haislip, Matthew Scott

                                                                    HAISLIP, Matthew Scott, 21, of Varina, died Wednesday, October 1, 2008. He is survived by his father, Carl S. Haislip; his mother, Karen B. Haislip; a brother, Justin B. Haislip; his grandmother, Clarice M. Barrett; a devoted girlfriend, Lindsey Conway; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, George and Helen Haislip; and maternal grandfather, Martin J. Barrett. Matthew was a student at ITT Technical Institute. His family will receive friends from 5 to 8…

                                                                    • Harris, Mercer F. (Red)

                                                                      HARRIS, Mr. Mercer F. (Red), of 707 North 30th Street, departed this life October 4, 2008. Remains rest at Walter J. Manning Funeral Home, 700 N. 25th St. Funeral notice later.

                                                                      • Haynes, Kenneth Ray

                                                                        s will be conducted from Flora Funeral Chapel 11 a.m. Monday, with Chaplain Rick Poland officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Carilion Hospice of Franklin County, 390 South Main Street, Rocky Mount, Va. 24151. His family will be receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Flora Funeral Service, 665 South Main Street, Rocky Mount.

                                                                        • Henderson Sr., Oliver

                                                                          Oliver "Ollie" Henderson Sr.'s obituary omitted the names of his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Joseph A. Crittendon and Jeanette Crittendo,n and his brother-in-law, Joseph Terrell Crittendon, all of Brunswick County.

                                                                          • Herrin, June Howard

                                                                            11 a.m. October 8, 2008 at St. John's Episcopal Church. Arrangements by Oakey's Roanoke Chapel.

                                                                            • Hewitt, James

                                                                              in the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, where he was a crane supervisor in shop 02. Daddy loved being in the home he built with his wife and oldest son. He also enjoyed spending time in his garden and being with his family. Survivors include two daughters, Kathryn H. Hartman and husband Floyd of Roanoke, JoEllen H. Gibbs and husband Bert of Chesapeake; two sons James W. Hewitt Jr. and wife Nancy of New Land, N.C., Thomas O. Hewitt and wife Linda of Chesapeake; two brothers, William L. Hewitt and wife Elaine and…

                                                                              • Holland, Joseph Vassar

                                                                                HOLLAND, Joseph Vassar, 76, of Chesterfield County, passed away at home on October 4, 2008 after a lengthy illness. Mr. Holland was the former owner of Holland-Wilbert Vault Service. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Bobby Carr Holland; three children, Deborah Holland Nester and her husband, Ken Nester, of Prince George County, James Andrew Holland and his wife, Kimberly S. Holland, of Bon Air and Margaret Ann Holland of Kill Devil Hills, N.C.; seven grandchildren, Craig C. Nester, Amanda R. Holland,…

                                                                                • Hudson, Roy Preston

                                                                                  Roy Preston Hudson, 82, of Lynchburg, died Saturday, October 4, 2008. Arrangements by Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, Va., 434-237-9424.

                                                                                  • James, Evelyn A. - Evelyn A. James Evelyn A. James, age 66, of Front Royal died Friday in the Winchester Medical Center. Mrs. James was born Jan. 18, ....

                                                                                    • Jenkins, Shirley Hare

                                                                                      PERRY, Mother Shirley Hare Jenkins, of Richmond, entered eternal life October 1, 2008. She is survived by three sons, Rory and Jasper Jenkins (Angela), Samuel L. Massenburg Sr. (Connie); two daughters, Evangelist Pamela J. Massenburg, Kim Cherry; 12 grandchildren, a devoted grandson, Elder Samuel Massenburg Jr.; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Collis and Starkey Hare; three sisters, Alice Shelton, Carolise McCowan, Ruth Y. Hare; a host of nephews, nieces, one devoted, Marilyn Johnson Parrish; other…

                                                                                      • Johnson, Eddie

                                                                                        JOHNSON, Eddie, of Beaverdam, Va., departed this life October 5, 2008. His remains rest at the Henry W. Dabney Funeral Home, 518 N. Washington Hwy. Ashland, Va. Funeral notice later.

                                                                                        • Jones, Thomas

                                                                                          Thomas A. Jones CHINCOTEAGUE ISLAND - Thomas Albert "Tiger" Jones, 64, of the 7300 block of Whealton Court, died Oct. 1, 2008. A funeral was held Oct. 4 at Salyer Funeral Home.

                                                                                          • Jones, Tad

                                                                                            s. Bud Boudlin, Chris Whitt, JB Buckland, David Humphreys, Sam Richardson and Clyde Atkins will serve as pallbearers. Friends may call Tuesday, October 7, 2008, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Rich Creek United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Wickline Funeral Home, Lindside, W.Va.

                                                                                            • Joseph A. Mitzi

                                                                                              • Joshua B. Hancock

                                                                                                Oct 6, 2008 The funeral for Joshua Brandon Hancock, 16, of Martinsville, who died Oct. 2, 2008, was held Sunday at Collins-McKee-Stone Funeral Home, Martinsville Chapel, with the Rev. Cletus Lackey officiating. Interment was in the Foley-Hancock family cemetery in Patrick County. Pallbearers were Mike Dillon, Mike Gockley, Robbie Byrd, Charlie Harris, David Willard, Brian Johnson, Patrick Kiser, Timothy Willard, Jimmy Hancock, Shane George, Dustin Sherler, Jake Wilkins, Justin Pope, Bo Byrd and Brandon…

                                                                                                • Kendrick, Mildred

                                                                                                  Tuesday. Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, is handling these arrangements.


                                                                                                • Kenny, Bulah L. Sexton

                                                                                                  s 2 p.m. Monday, October 6, 2008, at Galax Pentecostal Holiness Church. Arrangements by Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home.

                                                                                                  • King, Robert N.

                                                                                                    Mr. Robert Nathaniel King, 40, formerly of McKenney, died Sunday morning at John Randph Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Joseph M. Johnson and Son Funeral Home.

                                                                                                    • Lawson, Samuel

                                                                                                      s 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 8, 2008, at Bassett Funeral Service South.

                                                                                                      • Linkous, Radie Geneva Kessinger

                                                                                                        s 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 7, 2008, at the Bower Funeral Chapel, Dublin.

                                                                                                        • Macalintal, John Tyler

                                                                                                          John Tyler Macalintal VIRGINIA BEACH - John Tyler "JT" Knotts Macalintal, 17, passed away Oct. 3, 2008. JT was born in Dothan, Ala., and moved to Virginia Beach in 2007 from Eastampton, N.J. He was a student at Kellam High School in Virginia Beach and previously at Rancocas Valley Regional High School in Mount Holly, N.J. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Mount Holly and also St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Virginia Beach. He was an avid fan of football, especially the…

                                                                                                          • Matthews, Mark

                                                                                                            will be held today at 6:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 5525 Raby Road, Norfolk, VA 23502.

                                                                                                            • May Jr., Lonnie Glenn

                                                                                                              s 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 7, 2008, in Arritt Funeral Home Chapel.

                                                                                                              • McDowell, John Feland

                                                                                                                MCDOWELL, John Feland, 78, of Williamsburg, died Saturday, October 4, 2008 of congestive heart failure at Hospice House in Williamsburg. Born in Ephraim McDowell Memorial Hospital in Danville, Ky. on April 29, 1930, he was the son of the late Charles Rice McDowell of Danville, Ky. and Catherine Frazier Feland of Lawrenceburg, Ky. Raised in "Harmony Hollow" on the campus of Washington & Lee University in Lexington, where his father was a full professor on the Law Faculty for 42 years, Mr.…

                                                                                                                • McKenzie, Katie L.

                                                                                                                  Rev. Katie L. McKenzie, 58, of Chatham, Va., died Sunday, October 5, 2008. Arrangements by Miller Funeral Home, Gretna.

                                                                                                                  • Medlin Jr., Lawrence L.

                                                                                                                    Lawrence L. Medlin Jr. CHESAPEAKE - Lawrence Linley "Cannonball" Medlin Jr. passed peacefully into eternal life Oct. 2, 2008, at his home after a long and valiant battle with cancer. He formerly owned King Dodge, Portsmouth with his father and brother and then moved on to own King Chevrolet in Smithfield. He finally retired from the new car business in the late 1970s and ran several apartment complexes in Portsmouth and Chesapeake until 2003 when he sold everything and retired to travel and enjoy…

                                                                                                                    • Mitzi, Joseph Anthony

                                                                                                                      s 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 8, 2008, at King's Grant Victory Chapel. Arrangements by Norris Funeral Services and Crematory.

                                                                                                                      • Moffitt, John Harold

                                                                                                                        MOFFITT, John Harold, 88, of Richmond, widower of Lucille Davis Moffitt and husband of Mary Ankeney Moffitt, died Saturday, October 4, 2008, after a lengthy stay at McGuire V.A. Medical Center's Nursing Home. A native of Old Fort, N.C., he was the only son of John and Lola Fleming Moffitt, with sisters, Sarah Ellen Proctor and Sue Chrisawn, all deceased. Mr. Moffitt, a graduate of NC State, was a professional estimating engineer. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Mary Moffitt; three children,…

                                                                                                                        • Neal Jr., Edward Felgner

                                                                                                                          NEAL, Edward Felgner Jr., age 80, died at home on Friday, October 3, 2008, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was born in Richmond, Va., son of the late Dorothy Meek Brocken-brough, Edward Felgner Neal, and Austin Brockenbrough. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Rebecca Michie Neal; two daughters, Lyle Neal Perkins of Philadelphia, Pa., and Virginia Neal of Miami Beach, Fla.; and five grandchildren. Ed and Rebecca had one son, Austin Brockenbrough Neal, who died in 1965. He is also…

                                                                                                                          • Packett, Irving D.

                                                                                                                            PACKETT, Irving D., age 76, of Warsaw, Va., a full-time real estate broker since 1961, died suddenly at his home on October 4, 2008. He is survived by his devoted wife of 28 years, Rebecca Beazley Packett. Irving is also survived by his sons, Irving David Packett Jr. and wife, Kathy, Mark C. Packett and wife, Kaye, James C. Packett and wife, Patti; and a daughter, Kathryn Packett Corsa and husband, Greg. He is also survived by a stepdaughter, Melissa McCutcheon and husband, Terry; and stepson, William D.…

                                                                                                                            • Phillips Jr., Willie "Brother"

                                                                                                                              PHILLIPS, Willie "Brother" Jr., entered into eternal rest October 2, 2008. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Molly A. Miles Phillips; daughter, Hazel Brown; son, Rev. Cavell W. Phillips; a host of other family and friends. Remains rest at Chiles Funeral Home, 2100 Fairmount Ave., where family will receive family and friends Monday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, 11 a.m. at Richmond Christian Center, 214 Cowardin Ave., Richmond, Va. with Dr. Steve A. Parsons…

                                                                                                                              • Pietruski, Donald

                                                                                                                                in Dec. 1999 from U.S. Joint Forces Command. Mr. Pietruski was a member of the Virginia Beach SPCA and was also a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose at the Aragona Village Moose Lodge in Virginia Beach. Mr. Pietruski was born in Greenwich, Conn., to Frank James Pietruski and Anna Marie Muzoleski Aug. 19, 1937. He was predeceased by his wife, Ellen Pauline and his beloved friend, Andy. Mr. Pietruski is survived by his two daughters, Donna Scharf of Atlanta and Jeanie Scharf of Highland, Mich.;…

                                                                                                                                • Ramirez, Luz Fonseca

                                                                                                                                  RAMIREZ, Luz Fonseca, 75, of Mechanicsville, formerly of Puerto Rico, danced her way to Heaven on Friday, October 3, 2008. She was predeceased by a son, Axel Laureano and is survived by two daughters, Nancy Fonseca (Roberto) of Mechanicsville and Damaris Laureano of Long Beach, Calif.; three grandchildren, Roberto Fonseca (Heather), stationed in Iraq, Elizabeth Fonseca and Byron Axel Laureano; one great-granddaughter. A Memorial Mass will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at Church of the Redeemer,…

                                                                                                                                  • Ray, Evelyn Irene

                                                                                                                                    s will be held noon on Wednesday, October 8, 2008, at Oakey's North Chapel. The Rev. Russell Cheatham will officiate. Interment will be in Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 7, 2008, at Oakey's North Chapel, 540-362-1237.

                                                                                                                                    • Reed, Leslie A.

                                                                                                                                      Leslie Aldridge Reed, 63, of Disputanta, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008, at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Petersburg. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Petersburg Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 3935 S. Crater Road.

                                                                                                                                      • Richard H. Foley, Jr.

                                                                                                                                        Oct 6, 2008 Richard H. Foley Jr., 82, of 1260 Falls Creek Road, Ridgeway, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008, at his home. Roselawn Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

                                                                                                                                        • Roope, Paul Thomas

                                                                                                                                          Paul Thomas (Tommy) Roope, 58, of Pulaski, passed away Saturday, October 4, 2008 at his home. He was associated with the Trading Post. He was preceded in death by his parents, Warren and Pauline Johnson Roope. Survivors include a brother, Roger Roope, of Dublin; two sisters, Patsy Bogert, of Pulaski and Linda Jackson, of Dublin. A celebration gathering for Tommy's life will be held Saturday, October 11, 2008 at the Shiloh Christian Church from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests…

                                                                                                                                          • Samuel Lawson

                                                                                                                                            • Schilling, Stephen B.

                                                                                                                                              Stephen B. 'Steve" Schilling died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008, at his residence. Mr. Schilling, a native of Wisconsin, was the son of the late Woodrow and Laura Landwehr Schilling, and was an engineer for the Defense Commissary Agency (DECA) at Fort Lee. Mr. Schilling is survived by his wife, Jacquelyn Ann C. Schilling; two sisters, Sandra Van Engen of Colorado, and Pauline Schilling of Wisconsin; along with numerous nieces and nephews. The family will be receiving friends at the residence. Services will…

                                                                                                                                              • Schilling, Stephen B. "Steve"

                                                                                                                                                SCHILLING, Stephen B. "Steve", died Sunday, October 5, 2008 at his residence. Mr. Schilling, a native of Wisconsin, was the son of the late Woodrow and Laura Landwehr Schilling and was an engineer for the Defense Commissary Agency (DECA) at Ft Lee. Mr. Schilling is survived by his wife, Jacquelyn Ann C. Schilling; two sisters, Sandra Van Engen of Colorado and Pauline Schilling of Wisconsin.; along with numerous nieces and nephews. The family will be receiving friends at the residence. Services…

                                                                                                                                                • Schoonover, Emerson William

                                                                                                                                                  s will be conducted 11 am. Monday, October 6, 2008, at Simpson Funeral Home, 540-366-0707.


                                                                                                                                                • Shomo, Viola Bracken

                                                                                                                                                  s 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 8, 2008, at Givens Funeral Chapel, Pearisburg, Va.

                                                                                                                                                  • Slade, Thomas

                                                                                                                                                    with the Norfolk Fire Department and was a member of Kempsville Church of Christ. Survivors include his loving wife, Gayla R. Slade; son, David Slade; daughter, Trisha Slade, all of Norfolk; four brothers, Percy Slade of Pinehurst, N.C., George Slade of Norfolk, James Slade of Currituck County, North Carolina, and Kenneth Slade of Norfolk; and a sister, Alice Whitehead of Florida. A celebration of Mr. Slade's life will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Kempsville Church of Christ by the Rev. Randy Childress.…

                                                                                                                                                    • Smith, Paul

                                                                                                                                                      at Westminster Canterbury Wednesday at 11 a.m. with a reception in the Bayview Room. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation be made to Westminster Canterbury in memory of Paul. Condolences may be offered to the family at

                                                                                                                                                      • States Jr., Clifford

                                                                                                                                                        Clifford W. States Jr. VIRGINIA BEACH - Clifford Wilson States Jr., 67, passed away Oct. 3, 2008. He was part of the Cherokee Santee Shoshoni Indian Tribe of Missouri. Mr. States is survived by his wife, Dorothy States; six children, Dorothy Willey of Clearwater, Fla., Jacob States of Virginia Beach, Donna Ellis of Norfolk, Donnie Gaylord of Virginia Beach, Ruby Pfleger of Smithfield, and JoAnn Mueller of Colorado; 15 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and three sisters, Harlene…

                                                                                                                                                        • Stevens, William

                                                                                                                                                          • Strawmyer, Nancy F.

                                                                                                                                                            Nancy France Strawmyer, age 78, of Chester, Va., passed away peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Jeanette, Pa., the daughter of the late Thomas W. and Margaretta Crock France. Mrs. Strawmyer was also preceded in death by her husband, James E. Strawmyer. She was a member of Bermuda Hundred United Methodist Church and a volunteer with the Hopewell chapter of the American Red Cross and several other local organizations. Mrs. Strawmyer is survived by five…

                                                                                                                                                            • Strawmyer, Nancy France

                                                                                                                                                              STRAWMYER, Nancy France, age 78, of Chester, Va., passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 5, 2008, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Jeanette, Pa. the daughter of the late Thomas W. and Margaretta Crock France. Mrs. Strawmyer was also preceded in death by her husband, James E. Strawmyer. She was a member of Bermuda Hundred United Methodist Church and a volunteer with the Hopewell chapter of the American Red Cross and several other local organizations. Mrs. Strawmyer is survived by five…

                                                                                                                                                              • Street, Beverly Anne

                                                                                                                                                                STREET, Beverly Anne, 76, of Midlothian, Va., went to be with the Lord on October 3, 2008. Beverly was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She is survived by her loving and dear husband, Billy H. Street; sister, Betty Jean Gordon; son, Mark W. Street; daughter, Wanda J. Martin; two granddaugthers, Monica M. Martin and her fiance', Robert A. Wright, and Amanda Morton and her husband, Gerrad D. Morton; along with many other family and friends. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Her family…

                                                                                                                                                                • Taylor Sr., Billy Charles

                                                                                                                                                                  TAYLOR, Billy Charles Sr., 72, of Hopewell, passed away on Saturday, October 4, 2008. He was born March 12, 1936 in Big Stone Gap, Va. to his parents, Cova Taylor and Martha Davis Taylor-Callahan. He graduated from the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind in Staunton in 1955. He was a member of International Telecommunications Union (ITU) for 25 years as a linotypist including the stints with The Washington Post (14 years), Richmond Times-Dispatch, and The Hopewell News. He retired from the United…

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                                                                                                                                                                    James J. Terrell CHESAPEAKE - James Joseph Terrell, 72, died Oct. 4, 2008. Mr. Terrell was born in Springfield, Ky., to Edna Boblitt Terrell and the late Kenneth Terrell. Mr. Terrell was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years. He later retired from the Norfolk Shipyard. Mr. Terrell was an avid fisherman and coin collector who enjoyed being with his family. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 49 years, Glenys Bowles Terrell; his mother, Edna of Louisville, Ky.; sons, Gary Joseph…

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                                                                                                                                                                      Nanette D. Thorne PORTSMOUTH - Nanette D. Thorne, 80, died Oct. 1, 2008. A funeral will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in Emanuel AME Church. Corprew Funeral Home is in charge.

                                                                                                                                                                      • Thorpe, Lenora P.

                                                                                                                                                                        THORPE, Lenora P., 88, of Richmond, died Saturday, October 4, 2008. She was the widow of Gilbert W. Thorpe and is survived by a son, W. Scott Thorpe of Powhatan; a daughter, Jeannette Thorpe Allen of Ladysmith; five grandchildren, Joe and Chris Thomes, Cody and Jonathan Shifflett and Michael Scott Thorpe; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Dorothy Gammon of Goochland; and one brother, Henry Parrish of Louisa. Mrs. Thorpe was a long-standing member of First Baptist Church, Richmond. The family will…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Traylor, Helen T.

                                                                                                                                                                          Helen T. Traylor, 88, of Petersburg, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roscoe Charles and Lillian Ann Hubbard Turner; husband, Charles Lee Traylor; and grandson, David Matthew Traylor. Helen was a member of Elm Street Baptist Church in Petersburg. She was a loving and caring mother, grandmother and friend. She is survived by her children, David L. Traylor and wife, Catherine, Brenda E. Lightcap and husband, William, Cheryl Ann Traylor and Crystal T. Ragland;…

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                                                                                                                                                                              Daniel Newton Rose Daniel Newton Rose, age 61, passed away in U.Va. Medical Center of heart failure. Mr. Rose was born to William Robert Rose, Jr. and Lucy Munson Rose, March 6, 1947; loved his family; loved playing golf and retired from Rappahannock Electric Co-operative with 37 years of service. Surviving Danny is his wife, Patricia Bates "Tricia" Rose, of Culpeper, Virginia; his daughter, Brandi Rose, of Chicago, Illinois; his siblings, Lucy Ann Kidwell, of Colonial Beach, Virginia and Charles…

                                                                                                                                                                              • Warren Jr., Oscar M.

                                                                                                                                                                                WARREN, Oscar M. Jr., 85, of Gloucester, went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 3, 2008. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Broma. He is survived by his wife, Emma Warren; seven children, Thomas Wayne Warren (Pam) of Florida, Carol W. Bradley (Frank) of Mechanicsville, Oscar M. Warren III of Texas, Jessie Scott Warren of North Carolina, Norma J. Vickers (Rodney) of Gloucester, Woody L. Hunt of West Virginia, and Kenneth Hunt (Melissa) of Ohio; 18 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, a…

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                                                                                                                                                                                  • Weaver, Stacy W.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Stacey W. Weaver, 45, of Roanoke, passed away Saturday, October 4, 2008. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 7, 2008, at Simpson Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Wheeler, Reverend Daniel G.

                                                                                                                                                                                      WHEELER, The Reverend Daniel G., 89, died Friday, October 3, 2008, at home after a brief illness. Born June 17, 1919, he was the son of the late Lily Payne and S. Stuart Wheeler. He was preceded in death by his eldest son, Daniel G. Wheeler Jr.; and ten brothers and sisters. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Marion Booth Wheeler; and three children, David Wayne and Timothy Gilbert of Charlottesville and Rosemary Elaine of Mechanicsville. An alumnus of Charlottesville Elementary Schools and Lane High…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Whitehead, Eleanor

                                                                                                                                                                                        WHITEHEAD, Eleanor Jacquelin Lucas "Jackie," of Richmond, passed away on September 29, 2008. She is survived by her husband, William B.; her children, Elizabeth L., W. Thomas and John L.; and her grandchildren, Jennifer L. and Thomas W. and his wife, Lauren, all of Richmond. She is also survived by her sister, Marjorie L. Thornton and her husband, John L., of Richmond; her brother, Clarence V. Lucas of Southern Pines, N.C.; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mrs. Whitehead attended the…

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                                                                                                                                                                                          will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church. Cherry's Funeral Home is in charge.

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                                                                                                                                                                                            • Woodfin, Sara Lea

                                                                                                                                                                                              WOODFIN, Sara Lea, age 58, of Amelia, Va., died on Sunday, October 5, 2008. She was born in Richmond, Va., the daughter of the late Milton C. Woodfin. Sara Lea was a past member of Sherbourne United Methodist Church, Chester. She was a loving and caring person and will be missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her mother, Lillian "Dolly" Dillon Woodfin of Amelia; a cousin and caregiver, June W. Cahoon of Moseley, Va.; and numerous other relatives and friends. The family would like to…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  planner5 said...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  I hope these people had prearrangements.


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