Our Obituaries

Deborah W. MOSER

June 5, 1937 - August 19, 2017

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Dennis P. Kadow

October 11, 1968 - August 18, 2017

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Mildred E. Simmons

July 11, 1925 - August 14, 2017

Mildred Bowley Simmons died at home Monday August 14, 2017. Born in Hambleton, West Virginia (Tucker County) to Rose and Frank Bowley July 11, 1925, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 63 years, Wallace D. Simmons. She was also predeceased by three brothers and one sister. Her survivors are daughter Kathy Neel (David), son Steven Wallace Simmons (Mary Gene), granddaughters Sarah...
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Ann Skinner Rose

July 18, 1933 - August 12, 2017

ROSE, Ann Skinner, died peacefully Saturday morning, August 12, 2017. She led a rich and interesting life and will be missed greatly by her large family and many, many friends. She was 84. Ann grew up on Hanover Avenue in The Fan, the only child of Judge Cliff Skinner and Agnes Skinner. She graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School and Greenbrier College. She lived her whole life in the...
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Evelyn Elizabeth Wine Tyler

November 9, 1921 - August 11, 2017

TYLER, Evelyn Elizabeth Wine, 95, died Friday, August 11, 2017, at Lexington Court, Richmond Va., where she had been a resident for six months. Born in Norfolk, Va., on November 9, 1921, Mrs. Tyler was the daughter of the late Polly Elizabeth Hall and John Murdock Midgett. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Chester Allen Wine of Richmond and William Samuel Tyler of Mechanicsville, Va. She...
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Jane Haden Waits

April 12, 1929 - August 11, 2017

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Robert Lee Kay

July 18, 1928 - August 6, 2017

Robert Lee Kay, 89, born July 18, 1928 in Baltimore, Md., went to be with the Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ August 6, 2017. He leaves behind the love of his life, his wife, Joyce. Three children, Jennifer Kay Kidd (David), Jill Kay Boyle and Holly Kay Waters (Robert); step-children, Kimberly Weddington and Christopher Weddington (Marianne); grandchildren, Elizabeth Kidd Rachels (Scott),...
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John Strother Pearson

July 13, 1925 - August 5, 2017

PEARSON, John Strother, 92, of Richmond, Va., passed away August 5, 2017. Born in Keysville, he was the son of the late William Lee and Mary Winslow Pearson. Mr. Pearson was a graduate of Randolph-Henry High School, Charlotte Courthouse and the Traffic Institute of Northwestern University. He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Nancy Ingle Pearson; and his granddaughter, Brandi Derr....
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John Rhoid Foster,

December 4, 1920 - August 3, 2017

FOSTER, John R. "Johnny," 96, of Glen Allen, Virginia, passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017. Born in Richmond, Virginia on December 4, 1920, he was preceded in death by his wife, Beth Eaton Foster; and his son, John R. Foster III. He is survived by his sister, Anne J. Foster, who turned 103 this past November. Johnny was an avid golfer and fisherman, spending many an hour on the...
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William Taylor Jewell

March 16, 1932 - August 3, 2017

William Taylor (Bill) Jewell, 85,.died peacefully at his home in Goochland VA on August 3rd . He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Nancy Schaubach Jewell, daughter Lisa Jewell Moore (Clay), son, Jeffrey Jewell (Dottie); grandchildren Elliott (Daniela), Olivia, Matthew and Mark; great-grandson Liam Jewell; a sister, Mary Wright. Bill was born in Richmond VA to Mary Taylor and Louis...
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William T. Jewell

March 16, 1932 - August 3, 2017

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Robert L. Regnier

February 19, 1943 - August 3, 2017

February 19, 1943 - August 3, 2017Robert (Bob) Laurence Regnier, 74, passed away on August 3rd, 2017. He was a proud combat veteran from the Vietnam War, serving in both the Army and Navy, and was a devoted and lifetime member of the VFW, NRA and Republican Party. He lived in many places. After growing up in Baltimore, the Navy brought him to Japan and elsewhere overseas, Key West, Virginia Beach...
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Henrietta Dozier

March 17, 1924 - August 2, 2017

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Joseph Redden Bazemore

October 11, 1925 - August 1, 2017

BAZEMORE, Joseph Redden Jr., 91, of Henrico, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, August 1, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife of 37 years, Joyce E. Bazemore; a son, Joseph R. Bazemore III. He is survived by his daughter, Judith B. Patch (Ralph); three grandchildren, Libby Brown (Chris), John Luck (Rebecca) and Leslie McAloose (Jake); five great-grandchildren, William, Easton, Carson,...
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Mildred Anna Wolf Nichols

April 23, 1921 - July 31, 2017

Mildred Anna Wolf Nichols, 96, of Powhatan, Va. formerly of Louisville, KY, passed away Monday, July 31, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 23, 1921, in Spencer Co., Indiana to Ludwig Von Wolf and Kunniegunda Leistner Wolf. She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Carl Edward Nichols. She was also preceded in death by her three brothers and four sisters. She...
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Garnett Burrell Winfrey

July 8, 1926 - July 29, 2017

Garnett Burrell Winfrey, of Richmond passed away peacefully on Saturday July 29 at the age of 91. Born on July 8, 1926 in Bramwell, Mercer County, West Virginia, Garnett was the eldest of 3 children born to Fred Howard & Virginia Eggleston Winfrey. Garnett had fond memories of growing up on the family farm in West Virginia. Although he spent the last 57 years in Richmond, his roots were...
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Lettie Mae Cooke

January 9, 1934 - July 29, 2017

Lettie Mae Cooke, 83, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2017 at Sunrise Assisted Living after a battle with Parkinson's. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 59 years, Luby Thomas "LT;" parents, Edna and Curt Saunders; brother, Wayne Saunders; and sister, Betty Saunders. She is survived by her daughters, Freda McCormick (Joel), and Donna Cooke. She is also survived by her...
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Patrick Cicchetto

July 26, 1957 - July 28, 2017

CICCHETTO, Patrick, age 60, of Glen Allen, Va., passed peacefully and went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 28, 2017. Patrick was born in Elizabeth, N.J. and lived most of his life in Roselle Park, N.J., before moving to Glen Allen in 1991. Patrick served his country in the U.S. Army. He was a manager at Summer Classics for nine years and also a former Treasurer of the IFDA. He was a...
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Walter Schaaf

December 16, 1937 - July 27, 2017

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Pamela J. Little

September 4, 1953 - July 26, 2017

LITTLE, Pamela Jean, 63, of Richmond, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert C Little Jr. and Martha F. Little. She is survived by two brothers, Robert C. Little III and Lawrence A. Little; one sister, Frances L. Atkinson; three nephews, Eryn and Kyle Little and Jacob Atkinson; and one niece, Sarah Smith. Family will receive friends from 12 noon to...
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Stanley Alan Robinson

July 16, 1925 - July 26, 2017

ROBINSON, Stanley Alan "Alley", 92, passed away peacefully on July 26, 2017. He was a graduate of VirginiaCommonwealth University earning a Masters of Science in Applied Mathematics after retiring from a career in the U.S. Navy where he rose to the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer in the Medical Corps. He proudly served from World War IIthrough the Vietnam era with a brief break in service to...
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Judy Terry Hall

November 18, 1943 - July 25, 2017

Judy Terry Hall,73, of Goochland, VA went to be with the Lord on July 25, 2017 after a long courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was the daughter of the late Samuel C. and Myra H. Smith. She is preceded in death by her sisters, Marguerite Bottoms and Sandra Spencer; brothers, George Smith and Reginald Smith. She is survived by her husband, Daniel V. Hall; daughters, Robin Wilson ...
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Robert James TWEEDIE

November 29, 1917 - July 25, 2017

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David Alpheus James

August 31, 1964 - July 22, 2017

David Alpheus James, 52, passed away surrounded by his loving family on July 22, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Allie B. James. David is survived by his mother, Jean James; brothers, Bob James (Julie) and Bill James (Alice); niece, Ashley James and nephew, Matthew James and longtime friend Bonnie Andrews. David enjoyed working outdoors and playing pool with friends.The family would...
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Jeannette R. WILTON

November 6, 1921 - July 21, 2017

Jeannette Reams Marshall Wilton was received into the hands of the Lord on July 21, 2017. Jeannette was born in Richmond, Va., on November 6, 1921 and graced the world with her love and wisdom for 95 years. Jeannette was the devoted wife of Arthur Earl Wilton Sr. (1919 to 1996) and the mother of their three adored children. She is survived by her children and their families: Pamela and her...
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Ellwood Jackson Meeteer

February 14, 1940 - July 20, 2017

Ellwood Jackson Meeteer, Jr., warmly known to family and friends as "Woody," age 77 of Richmond, Virginia passed away peacefully on July 20, 2017 at his home.He was preceded in death by his parents, Agnes and Ellwood Meeteer; three sisters, Nancy Alden, Margaret Meeteer, Laura Brondum. He is survived by his wife Lois Meeteer, daughter Lisa Meeteer and one grandson, Austin Meeteer all of...
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Melissa Faye McKinney

January 17, 1970 - July 19, 2017

MCKINNEY, Melissa Faye, age 47, of Powhatan Va., passed away July 19, 2017 after a brief illness. Beyond a long, successful career, Melissa was best known as devoted wife and mother. She is joined in death with her father, Leroy Shue; Grandmother, Myrtle Shue; Grandfather Carl Shue; Step-Father Tom Hall; Aunt ,Judy Arabia; and Cousin Robbie Shue. Melissa is survived in death by her husband...
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Warren B. Foster

November 18, 1956 - July 19, 2017

Warren B. Foster, 60, passed away on July 19, 2017. He was born and raised in Richmond, Va., and graduated from VCU with a bachelor's degree. He worked as a VP of Marketing Intelligence at the Martin Agency for over 30 years. Warren enjoyed fishing, boating, spending time with his family and friends, and volunteering at the James River. He is survived by his wife, June; his two children,...
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George Henry Burnett

July 10, 1926 - July 14, 2017

BURNETT, George Henry, 91, of Henrico, Va., entered eternal life Friday, July 14, 2017. A devoted and beloved father, grandfather, uncle and friend, he was preceded in death by his parents, Bayard P. and Sarah Kelly Burnett; his brothers, Ira, William, Horace and Robert Burnett; his sister, Louise Burnett Moss; his dear wife, Ruth Anne Headley Burnett; and son, Stephen George Burnett. He is...
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Newman Russell Ogden

February 9, 1921 - July 14, 2017

OGDEN, Newman Russell Jr., age 96, a native of Lynchburg, Va., passed away Friday, July 14, 2017, in Henrico County, Va. He was preceded in death by his parents, Newman Russell Ogden Sr. and Frances Vaughan Ogden. Newman graduated from E. C. Glass High School and entered Virginia Polytechnic Institute (now Virginia Tech), in Blacksburg as part of the Class of 1943, only to have his education...
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John Apostolides

August 31, 1945 - July 6, 2017

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Estelle Sharpe JACKSON

December 29, 1924 - July 6, 2017

JACKSON, Estelle Sharpe, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017. Born December 29, 1924, she was the daughter to Rev. Leason and Edith Sharpe. Estelle was predeceased on July 27, 2012 by her husband of 58 years, Auzville Jackson Jr. She was also predeceased by three younger siblings, Janet Ann Sharpe, Marjorie Sharpe Harnett and her husband,...
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J. Waverly Pulley

May 19, 1946 - July 2, 2017

J. Waverly Pulley III, 71, died suddenly on July 2, 2017 in Virginia Beach. Born on May 19, 1946, in the city of Franklin, Virginia, to the late Junius Waverly Pulley Jr. and Shirley Walthall Pulley, he and his siblings were raised in Courtland, Virginia. Waverly leaves behind his wife of nearly 50 years, Patricia Griffin Pulley; their three children, Jennifer Pulley Bibbo (Michael) of Norfolk,...
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Merrilyn Virginia Egbert

January 6, 1945 - July 2, 2017

EGBERT, Merrilyn V. (nee Aldrich) passed away July 2, 2017, at home in Richmond, Va. from metastatic breast cancer at age 72. Born January 6, 1945, a long-time resident of Amherst, Mass., she was the daughter of Merrill and Ginger Aldrich. She was educated at Amherst schools and Colby College, where she met and married her husband, Bob, who will treasure her forever, after 53 years of marriage....
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Nelson C. Durvin

February 1, 1923 - June 30, 2017

DURVIN, Nelson C., Jr., 94, passed away in Richmond, Va., on June 30, 2017. He was predeceased by his wife, Ruth. He is survived by his daughter, Dolores D. (Len) Stables, Summerfield, N.C.; granddaughter, Kelly S. (Chris) Underwood; and a great-granddaughter, Emma R. Underwood, Stokesdale, N.C. He was a WWII Army veteran serving in the Asiatic/Pacific Theater and a recipient of The Bronze Star....
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Roland Nichols

May 22, 1925 - June 29, 2017

NICHOLS, Roland M., 92, of Richmond, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017. A native of Mt. Airy, N. C., he was born May 22, 1925 to the late Jesse and Mittie Nichols. A World War II veteran and a Purple Heart recipient, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 68 years, Treva P. Nichols. He is survived by his son, Richard L....
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Frances Vivian Smith

December 23, 1921 - June 28, 2017

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Betty D. Londeree

July 21, 1931 - June 27, 2017

LONDEREE, Betty D., 85, of Henrico, Va., went to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 27, 2017. She was the last of her immediate family. She is survived by Bruce (Terry), Brian (Nan), Bonnie (Brooks), Bryce (Candice) and Brett (Alice); 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She was a housewife, mother and caregiver to all her loved ones, and loved her Lord and her church. She also loved her...
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Inga Ella Lawson

September 15, 1939 - June 27, 2017

LAWSON, Inga Ella, 77, of Richmond, died June 27, 2017. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Teresa Lawson Davis; and grandson, Shane Lawson. Surviving are her husband, William (Bill) Lawson Jr.; sons, Gunnar (Ella), Thor (Faye), Unnar (Maureen), Erik (Pam); and daughter, Barbara; also 10 grandchildren. Visitation will be held at Woody Funeral Home, Parham Road, Thursday, June 29, from 5 to...
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Dorcas H. FOWLER

November 21, 1921 - June 26, 2017

Dorcas Hauk Fowler Psalm 116:15- Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. Dorcas Hauk Fowler was peacefully called away to heaven at Lakewood Manor on June 26, 2017, at age 96. Our words are wholly inadequate to describe what she meant to us. She was the spiritual matriarch of our family. She was devoted to her family, her faith, and her community at Lakewood Manor. Her...
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Chimene R. Moseley

June 6, 1963 - June 24, 2017

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Creola J. Gentry

July 16, 1931 - June 21, 2017

GENTRY, Creola "Cricket" Johnson, passed away June 21, 2017. Cricket was born on July 16, 1931, in Roan Mountain, Tenn. She is survived by her husband, Robert William Gentry; daughter, Deborah Gentry Blanchard; grandsons, Robert (Kymberly) Blanchard and Matthew Blanchard (fiancee, Kira Scafidi); and brother, Paul Johnson. Cricket had a passion for helping children and was a longtime...
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Billy Patrick Thrift

March 17, 1921 - June 20, 2017

Billy Patrick Thrift,96, passed away June 20, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife Irene Gooch Thrift and parents, Cora Elverson and Vernon Amos Thrift. He is survived by his children Michael Lee Thrift (Lynn) of Little Switzerland, N.C. and Patricia Ann Nolan (Michael) of Danville, Calif. Billy was born on March 17, 1921 in Winston Salem, N.C. He served his country in the United States...
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Estelle Densen Rowland

May 1, 1916 - June 20, 2017

ROWLAND, Estelle Densen, 101, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017 in Richmond, Va. She was born May 1, 1916 in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Charles and Carrie Densen who, along with her husband of 71 years, William; and her two brothers, Paul and Leonard Densen, have predeceased her. Estelle and William lived in Brooklyn, Stamford, Conn. and Springfield, Mass. before settling in Richmond in 1978. Estelle, a...
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Barbara Crider Chilton

January 28, 1959 - June 19, 2017

CRIDER, Barbara Jean (Chilton), 58, of Henrico, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017. She is survived by her daughter, Michelle Stables (Nathan); parents, Troy and Claire Crider; siblings, Dale Crider (Tinia), Gail Dalton (Bill) and Joan Crider; special nieces and nephew, Kelly, Christy, Lisa, Alyssa and Quenten; special friends, Pat and Molly. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m....
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Vicente Antonio Jordan

November 25, 1993 - June 18, 2017

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Jane L. Compton

May 31, 1930 - June 18, 2017

COMPTON, Jane Luther, on June 18, 2017 was received into the arms of Her Lord Jesus Christ, after a 12 year struggle with Alzheier's disease. She is preceded in death by her parents Alsey and Azile Luther of Raleigh, N, C and Daughter -in- Law Terry Willie Compton. She is survived by her husband the Rev. Alan Compton, son Jeffrey his children Garrett, Sean, Gene (Kelly and their two children,...
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Frances B. NEWSOME

December 20, 1916 - June 17, 2017

Frances Bibik Newsome 100, of Richmond passed away peacefully on June 17, 2017. She was a retired librarian of Virginia Historical Society. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Robert "Bob" Newsome. She is survived by her two children, Robert A. Newsome and his wife, Rhonda A. of Ruther Glen, Karen N. Lindsey and her husband, Michael W., of Richmond, one grandson, David M. Lindsey of...
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Janet Sue Vest

October 3, 1947 - June 14, 2017

Janet Sue Vest, 69, of Glen Allen, VA, went to be with the Lord on June 14, 2017. She was born October 3, 1947, in Bedford, IN. A graduate of Paoli High School and Norton Memorial Infirmary School of Nursing, she was a nurse at Parham Doctors' Hospital for over 30 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Loren and Nellie Cooper. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Max Vest;...
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Kiranben Jayantibhai Patel

December 3, 1952 - June 13, 2017

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Donald H. Caldwell

September 27, 1924 - June 12, 2017

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Bonnie Hollis Jarrard

August 16, 1927 - June 12, 2017

JARRARD, Bonnie Hollis, 89, died peacefully on Monday, June 12, 2017. She was predeceased by her parents, Ethel Williams Hollis and Raleigh William Hollis; and by her sister, Anne Exline. Bonnie is survived by her daughter, Melissa and her husband, Nidal; her grandson, Eric and his wife, Amber. She is also survived by her sister, Joyce; and by nieces and nephews. Born in Cheraw, South Carolina,...
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Eleanor Koenig Carleton

March 15, 1924 - June 12, 2017

CARLETON, Eleanor (Honor) Koenig, of Richmond, Va. and formerly of Washington, D.C. and Bethesda, Md., died Monday, June 12, 2017. She was born March 15, 1924 in Washington, D.C., and moved frequently as the child of an Army officer. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Frederick A. Carleton Sr. She is survived by three sons and a daughter, Fred Carleton Jr. (Martha), Jim...
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Vi B. Cleary

November 20, 1925 - June 11, 2017

CLEARY, Vi Baffone, widow of Ben Carlos Cleary Sr., passed away on June 11, 2017, in Chapin, S.C. Vi was born in Wilmington, Del. on November 20, 1925. She was the daughter of the late Aleseo and Josephine Baffone. In addition to her husband and parents, Vi was was predeceased by her brothers, Nicholas, Dominic, Albert, Herman and Ben Baffone; and her sisters, Jenny Bradley, Eva Angelini, Elvira...
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Hoyle Sager Walters

May 9, 1924 - June 11, 2017

Hoyle S. "Chick" Walters, a lifelong resident of Virginia died Sunday, June 11, 2017 from complications of diabetes, and an unexpected diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma at his home at the Hermitage at Cedarfield in Henrico County. His wife, Ruby M. Walters predeceased him on August 22, 2016 and his brother "Bob" passed in 2002. He is survived by his two daughters, Wendra Leigh Mihaly (Ed) of Dorothy,...
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Phyllis Alfriend Taylor

May 12, 1925 - June 11, 2017

Phyllis A. Taylor, 92, of Lakewood Manor, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years The Reverend Preston J. Taylor. She is survived by her children, Preston J. Taylor, Jr. of Washington, D.C., Stephen P. Taylor of Mathews, Va., Pamela Taylor Eley of Virginia Beach, and Rebecca Taylor Armstrong of Chesterfield, Va.; seven grandchildren and six great...
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Darius Moore Locks

May 23, 1924 - June 10, 2017

LOCKS, Darius "John" Moore, 93, passed away June 10, 2017, at Sitter and Barfoot Veterans Care Center. He is survived by his daughter, Deborah Locks Farmer (Clarence "Chip"); his son, David Moore Locks (Linda); and three wonderful stepchildren, Marry Ellen McGraw (Harold "Chip), Barry Kerns and Gene Kerns (Dean Warden); two grandchildren, four step grandchildren and nine...
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Deiry Josefine Sanchez-Pena

February 28, 1973 - June 10, 2017

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Thai Van

March 15, 1965 - June 10, 2017

Thai, Van To 52 years of age, passed away on June 10, 2017. She is survived by her Mother To Dam; her brothers, Xuong "Tim" Thai and Minh Thai; sisters Van Tran, Vankien Lu and Gia VT Parker; sister-in laws Huukien Thai and Maggie Thai; brother-in-laws Han Tran, Phat Lu and Auburn Parker; nieces and nephews Bianca Thai, Stella Thai, Kenneth Thai, Calvin Thai, Danica Parker and Hana Parker. The...
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Lorraine E. JOSEPH

April 19, 1929 - June 7, 2017

JOSEPH, Lorraine Elizabeth Graf, of Richmond, Va., left this side of heaven to be with her Lord on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. She was surrounded by her family throughout her struggle with Alzheimer's Disease. She was predeceased by her parents, Nicholas and Johanne Graf; her husband, Charles Joseph; and her sweet daughter, Nancy Hopke. Lorraine was born in Philadelphia, Pa. on April 19, 1929 and...
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Mary Macadam Looper Geschwind

March 3, 1932 - June 3, 2017

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Edna Hazel

August 30, 1918 - June 3, 2017

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David Franklin Newton

November 29, 1940 - June 3, 2017

NEWTON, David Franklin, 76, passed away June 3, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, George W. Newton and Pauline Newton Dowdy; as well as brothers and sisters, Sonny, Robert, Buddy, Kenny, Donald, Carol and Louise. He is survived by his beloved wife and best friend, Dottie; his daughters, Stephanie Nix (Stuart) and Stacy Griffith; grandchildren, Elizabeth (Joe) Robson, Tate Houff,...
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Virginia Anne Thomas

January 23, 1930 - June 3, 2017

Virginia Anne Thomas, a long time resident of Richmond, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, June 3, 2017. Born to Louise Adcock Thomas Kinney and Willie Elmore Thomas on January 23, 1930 in Buckingham County, she enjoyed a successful career in real estate and property management, until retiring from Prudential Slater James River. Virginia is predeceased by her parents and her...
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Preston D. Perrin

July 22, 1951 - June 2, 2017

PERRIN, Preston D., 65 years of age, resident of Glen Allen, Va., passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017. He was born the son of Joseph L. Perrin, Jr. and Mabel Ford Perrin. Preston is survived by his wife of more than 30 years, Ginny; his sisters Denise Wilkerson (Wayne), and Emily Perrin; and his father-in-law, Hartwell Griffin. Preston valued hard work and kindness above all else. He never...
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Eddie Edward Marks

January 14, 1919 - June 2, 2017

MARKS, Eddie went home to be with his Lord on Friday, June 2, 2017, at the age of 98. John Edward Marks was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Hazel Harman Marks. Eddie is survived by their two daughters, Mary Marks Littlejohn, her husband, Leonard Littlejohn and Betty Marks Rennie; and three grandchildren, Elizabeth Rennie Lungut, her husband, Kris Lungut, Andrew Littlejohn and his wife...
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Linwood Marshall Woodson

August 5, 1947 - May 28, 2017

WOODSON, Linwood "Sonny," 69, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017, in Richmond Va. Sonny was born in Amelia, Va. to parents Lloyd and Handy Woodson, who predeceased him. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Freida; one daughter, Kris (Willy) Glidden; three granddaughters, Katelynn Rogers, Victoria Rogers and Grace Glidden; sisters Mandy Smith and Barbara (Joe) Jester; brother, Ray "...
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James Otis Holman

June 27, 1947 - May 27, 2017

James O. Holman, 69, of Henrico, Va. went to be with the Lord on May 27, 2017. He is survived by his loving and caring wife, Tina Kirk; his two sons, Thomas Holman of Richmond, Va. and Alex Holman of Pensacola, Fl; his mother, Caroline Holman; two grandchildren, Shaeleigh and Sophia and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He worked for the Department of Corrections for over 27 years and...
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Illoween Stafford Mitchell

November 24, 1922 - May 26, 2017

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Margaret Johnson Shepherd

March 25, 1929 - May 24, 2017

Margaret Ann "Peggy" Johnson Shepherd, a long-time resident of Chesterfield County, departed from this life on Wednesday the 24th of May, 2017 at The Crossings at Bon Air retirement community. She was preceded by her husband of 53 years, Leonard Ray "Shep" Shepherd and her parents, Henry Clayton Johnson and Alice Ewell Johnson. In 1929 Peggy was born in Danville, VA, but she considered Norfolk,...
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Carolyn Harshbarger Gunter

February 18, 1934 - May 23, 2017

GUNTER, Carolyn Harshbarger, of Richmond and Harrisonburg, VA, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. Jacob C. and Patience C. Harshbarger; husband Ben D. Gunter. She was born at the University of Virginia hospital and was raised in Harrisonburg, VA. She graduated from Bridgewater College, where she met her husband Benny. She received her graduate...
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Marie Mamroth Jorgensen

July 29, 1930 - May 23, 2017

JORGENSEN, Marie Mamroth 86, of Virginia Beach, passed away peacefully on May 23, 2017. She was preceded in death by her son, Charles Ejnar Jorgensen who died at the age of 2 from polio. She is survived by her devoted husband of 67 years, Ejnar O. Jorgensen, and her 2 loving daughters, Linda Jorgensen Thomas of Virginia Beach, Va. and Janet Jorgensen of Richmond, Va. Marie loved people and...
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Donald Joe Cobb

December 15, 1933 - May 22, 2017

COBB, Donald J., 83, passed away May 22, 2017, in Richmond, Va. Don was born in Blytheville, Ark., to parents, Charles Ellett and Stella Morgan Cobb who, along with his wife of 53 years, Nancy Swane Cobb, predeceased him. He is survived by two sons, Freddy (Amy) Cobb and Kevin (Kem) Cobb; grandchildren, Jordan (Luis) Mendez, Andrew Cobb, Grayson Cobb, Tyler (Kaylah) Cobb, Lindsey (Alan) Witt,...
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Harold Rudolph SABOL

February 7, 1919 - May 22, 2017

Harold R. Sabol, age 98, died on May 22, 2017, in Stuart, Florida. He was born on February 7, 1919, in Ivorea, Pa., and was the son of the late Andrew and Dorothy Rizner Sabol. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife of 68 years, Irene Juber Sabol and brothers, Andrew, John, Paul, and Daniel. Blessed with an outgoing personality and great sense of humor, Harold was a natural...
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Joyce Deon Shafer Blake

August 14, 1951 - May 22, 2017

BLAKE, Joyce Deon Shafer, 65, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017, at Henrico Doctors' Hospital in Richmond. She was born in Charleston, W.Va, on August 14, 1951. She was the daughter of Pat and Mary Frances Shafer. She graduated from Herbert Hoover High School. She attended West Virginia Tech, where she studied Chemical Engineering. She married Arthur Blake and they settled in Richmond, Va.,...
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John P. Bassett

August 17, 1927 - May 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Woody Funeral Home-Parham, Richmond, VA.
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Virginia Fogarty Yancey

November 1, 1924 - May 21, 2017

Virginia Fogarty Yancey, 92, of Richmond, Va. passed away May 21, 2017. Virginia was born to Andrew Jackson and Maude McCannon Fogarty on November 1, 1924 in Georgia. She was the eighth child of ten children and the last surviving member of her family. In 1945, she married Robert Hampton Yancey, Sr., the love of her life for 58 years. She is survived by one son, Robert H. Yancey, Jr.(Denez); two...
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Nancy Ann Roadcap

February 15, 1924 - May 20, 2017

Nancy Ann Roadcap,93, passed away May 20, 2017. She is survived by her sister, Jean Carolyn Roadcap of Richmond, Va.; two nephews, Dr. Richard F. Roadcap, DDS (Norma) of Colonial Heights, Va. and Lt. Col. John R. Roadcap, Ret. AF of Albuquerque, New Mexico; one niece, Elizabeth R. Tracy (Jon) of Richmond, Va. and a great nephew, Robert Barton Tracy (Amanda) of Fayetteville, AR. Nancy is the...
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Ruth Shirley Lynch

February 14, 1929 - May 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Woody Funeral Home-Parham, Richmond, VA.
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Fleetwood Hall Scroggs

December 6, 1935 - May 19, 2017

Fleet H. Scroggs died on Friday, May 19, 2017, after years of declining health. He is survived by his wife, Elaine, and other extended family. Fleet's kind and gentle spirit will be deeply entwined into the memories of those who loved him and cared for him. He will be greatly missed. A worship service honoring Fleet's life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at St. Andrew's...
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Grant Spangler

October 17, 1926 - May 18, 2017

On May 18th, 2017 Grant Edward Spangler passed away peacefully at home. "Bud" as he was called from an early age was almost 91 years old. He was born on October 17, 1926 in Lebanon Pennsylvania, the only son and child to Florence Agnes Paine and Edward Jones Spangler. A true member of the "Greatest Generation," Bud lived a life of the highest character, hard work, and family devotion. In 1944,...
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Sarah I. Hrubik

January 19, 1931 - May 17, 2017

HRUBIK, Sarah Illich, born January 19, 1931, passed away peacefully at her home, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Absent from the body, present with her Lord. She was preceded in death by her parents, Milan and Julia Illich of Royal Oak Township, Michigan and her husband of 12 years Dr. William Feldman, father of their children; six sisters, Pauline Banyai, Helen Wallo, Mildred Igic, Marie Tomek, Ruth...
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Robert Earl Tucker

July 10, 1941 - May 13, 2017

TUCKER, Robert Earl "Tucker", 75, passed away May 13, 2017, in Richmond, Va. He was born in Richmond, July 10, 1941 to parents, Claude and Dorothy Tucker who predecease him. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ann; daughter, Stephanie Tucker and her husband, John Scott; son, Stephen Tucker; grandson, Mason Bowman; step-granddaughter, Gina Culotta; step-grandson, Brandon Scott; and brothers,...
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Doris A. Thomas

November 4, 1940 - May 12, 2017

THOMAS, Doris A., 76, passed away May 12, 2017, in Richmond, Va. She was born November 4, 1940 in West Point, Va., to parents, William and Bessie Adams, who, along with her brother, Wayne Adams, and her husband, Bruce P. Thomas, predeceased her. She is survived by her daughter, Cindy Thomas; son-in-law, Curtis Seay; sisters-in-law, Donna Adams and Libbie Thomas; her brother-in-law, Kenneth A. ...
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Elleen Bonner Kesby

January 19, 1927 - May 12, 2017

KESBY, Elleen B., 90, of Richmond, went to be with the Lord Friday, May 12, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband and best friend of 60 years, Arthur R. Kesby. She is survived by her devoted daughter, Susan; and loving son, Kevin. Special thanks to the staff at Comfort Keepers and Tajuana Simpson in particular. Funeral services will be private. Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home assisted...
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Akaki Gvakharia

August 9, 1962 - May 11, 2017

Akaki (Aka) Gvakharia passed away Thursday, May 11th, in Midlothian, VA at the age of 54. He is survived by his wife Ira, sons Sandro and Nick, daughter-in-law Lindsay, and dog Slinky. He was preceded in death by his parents Alexander (Shura) and Tsira and his sister Sopho. Aka was a brilliant doctor who loved technology, good food, wine, and his family and friends. He had a larger-than-life...
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Rosalene Marie Phifer

March 7, 1936 - May 10, 2017

PHIFER, Rosalene "Rose", 81, left us on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, to be in Heaven with the love of her life, Earl J. Phifer Jr., who passed away in 2005 after 66 years of marriage. She is survived by daughters, Joan (David Snead), Debbie (Steve Hall); and son, Bobby (B.J); and we can't forget our adopted family member and caregiver, Casey Flippen; also, six grandchildren, eleven great-...
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Paul Aubrey Terry

April 20, 1942 - May 9, 2017

TERRY, Paul A. "Pat," 75, of Glen Allen passed away Tuesday May 9, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Linda Terry, his daughter Paula Terry Royal (Juan), daughter Nicolle Terry Morgan (Andy), stepson Darrin Huggins (Stephanie), stepson Shawn Huggins (Jeneane), six grandchildren, and his sister Norma Lee Terry Thomas (Clark).Pat graduated from Douglas Freeman High School in Richmond in...
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Ayles Berry Shehee

March 2, 1926 - May 9, 2017

Ayles "Jack" Berry Shehee, Jr. 91, passed away May 9, 2017. He is survived by his wife Anne; daughter, Susan and son , Jack. He was born in Hurtsboro, AL to Alyes Berry and Laulie Hendrick Shehee. He attended McCallie and Duke University, where he was a member of Sigma Chi and ODK leadership fraternity and received a Masters in Business at Columbia. He served his country in the US Naval Reserves...
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Elaine Rolley Alley

March 6, 1924 - May 7, 2017

Elaine Rolley Alley, 93, of Henrico, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 7, 2017. She was born March 6, 1924 in Cheriton, Va. to the late William Francis Rolley and Edith Doane Cobb: and was preceded in death by her husband, Ira Walter "Pat" Alley. Mrs. Alley was an active member of Welborne United Methodist Church for over 60 years. She is survived by her daughter, Trish Minter (Allen); her son,...
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Paul M. Poff

January 19, 1929 - May 6, 2017

POFF, Paul M., 88, formerly of Richmond, Va., died May 6, 2017 in Ann Arbor, Mich.. Paul was born in Copper Hill, Va., the son of Guy M. Poff and Pearl King Poff. He was a graduate of Check High School in Check, Va. Paul was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Japan and Korea during the Korean War. He retired in 1993 from the State Corporation Commission, where he served as an insurance...
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Larry Linkous

April 25, 1947 - May 6, 2017

Linkous, Larry Randolph 70, departed this life on May 6, 2017, after a brief battle with IPF. He is survived by his brother, Brian (Judith) Weaver; his sister, Ann W. Flaim; four nieces, two nephews and 11 great-nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind some special friends, Connie and Bob Henderson, and Dr. John Harler and his wife, Jane. Randy was a former employee of Mulligans golf shop....
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Sydell Weinstein

May 25, 1925 - May 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Woody Funeral Home-Parham, Richmond, VA.
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Leonard Alton Paris,

January 24, 1932 - May 4, 2017

PARIS, Leonard A., Esquire, 85, passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017 in Richmond, Va. He is survived by his wife, Arlene; a son, Len "Bubba" Paris; and a granddaughter, Paris Bennett. He was born in Lynchburg, Va., January 24, 1932 to parents John and Isabelle Paris, who, along with his sister Anne Paris, and a daughter Laura Ann Paris Bennett, preceded him in death. After graduating from...
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Frances Childress Satterwhite

July 8, 1933 - May 4, 2017

SATTERWHITE Frances Childres, widow of Irvin Lee Satterwhite Jr. (Muff), was preceded in death by her sister, Phyllis Brannan. She is survived by her children, Wayne Taylor (Sandie), Cathi Totty (Wayne), Rusty Brannan (Linda) and Linda Purcell (Keith); grandchildren, Bobby Totty, Stephanie Creekmore, Jennifer Jennings, Cory Brannan, Matt Taylor, Tara Montgomery, Kevin Purcell and Katie Purcell;...
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Grace Hope Woodson Usher

October 6, 1921 - May 3, 2017

USHER, Grace Hope Woodson, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Born and raised in Richmond, Va., Grace was the youngest daughter of Wyth and Grace Woodson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Don Usher; sister, Glenice Gearheart; and grandson, Raymond Usher. Left to remember her warm kind spirit is her son and daughter in-law, Barry and Debbie Usher;...
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Julie Lynne Zimmerman

May 2, 1969 - May 1, 2017

Julie Zimmerman, 47, of Richmond, passed away May 1, 2017. She was born May 2, 1969 in Pensacola, Florida. She is survived by her father, Richard Zimmerman; two sons, Ian and Yates Zimmerman; and brother, Scott Zimmerman. She received an undergraduate degree from Mary Washington College and a degree from Georgetown University as a registered dietician. A private graveside service will be held at...
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Stephen Martin Gilman

November 14, 1946 - April 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Woody Funeral Home-Parham, Richmond, VA.
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Gerald Woodfin Webb

December 23, 1939 - April 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Woody Funeral Home-Parham, Richmond, VA.
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Thomas Parker Winborne

June 6, 1964 - April 28, 2017

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Woody Funeral Home, Parham Chapel, 1771 N. Parham Rd Richmond, Va. 23229
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