Our Obituaries

Jacqueline Marie Deal

July 26, 1934 - February 6, 2016


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Emmet Morton Williams

September 3, 1925 - February 5, 2016


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Gary Howard Pulling

June 24, 1948 - February 5, 2016


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Katherine K. Hicks

January 4, 1925 - February 4, 2016


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James William Turner

April 3, 1936 - February 2, 2016


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Brenda Gayle Whittaker

November 23, 1962 - January 30, 2016

WHITTAKER, Brenda G., 53, of Sandston, passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Whittaker. She is survived by sons, Bobby (Meredith) and Joseph (Julie); daughter, Reba; grandchildren, Tripp and Norah; father, Floyd Goswick; mother, Becky Goswick; siblings, Lynn, Michael and Jason; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. The family will receive...
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George Gordan Land

May 16, 1948 - January 30, 2016

LAND, George G. Jr., 67, of Henrico, passed away on January 30, 2016 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. He was a graduate of JRTucker, played football, and served in the Virginia National Guard. He was a kind and gentle soul, and loved all animals, in particular Judy the escape artist. He was preceded in death by his parents George and Virginia Land. He is survived by his wife of 49 years...
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Bruce Wayne Nuttall

March 31, 1955 - January 29, 2016


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Ronald Lee Rock

January 24, 1948 - January 29, 2016

ROCK, Ronald Lee, 68, of Varina, passed away on January 29, 16. He served in the Army Airborne Division during the Vietnam War, and was also a Millwright at Dupont for 36 years. He was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church. He loved fishing, and was a member of the Blueridge Bass Club. He also built and restored antique vehicles, and was a member of the Model A Club. Ronald was preceded in...
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Deloris Hughes Carter

April 5, 1926 - January 29, 2016

Carter, Deloris H., 89, a resident of Sandston Plateau, walked into the arms of Jesus on Friday, January 29, 2016. Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph V. Carter and her son, Richard W. Carter. She is survived by her children, Judy O'Brien (Dan), D. R. Carter (Harriette), Gail Moore, Robert Carter(Melissa), Renee Carter; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother,...
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Mildred Gloria Tyree

February 13, 1929 - January 26, 2016

TYREE, Mildred W., 86, of Hanover, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She leaves behind her children, Jo Ann Tyree, Andy Tyree (Andrea); her sister Lillie Wingfield (James); and a host of nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Andrew W. Tyree. A special thank you to the Suarez family for all of their love and support. She loved...
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Wilbur Earl Bridgewater

April 16, 1942 - January 25, 2016

Wilbur Earl Bridgewater, 73, of Henrico passed away Monday, January 25, 2016. He was the owner and sole operator of Montrose Auto Service in Richmond for 49 years, taking great pride using his skills and talents transforming rusted out cars into beautiful restorations. Wilbur learned to play the guitar when he was only 13, and will be best remembered by the times spent with family and friends...
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Joan Marie Martin

June 25, 1938 - January 24, 2016


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Harry Frank Hiatt

December 30, 1934 - January 24, 2016


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Troy Wayne Martin

April 5, 1972 - January 23, 2016


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Christian E.A. Maddy

December 3, 1939 - January 23, 2016


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Rafael Gaitan Franco

January 20, 1939 - January 23, 2016


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Joseph Edward Uzel

December 8, 1935 - January 23, 2016

Uzel, Joseph "Joe" Edward, 80, of Richmond, passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2016. He was born on December 8, 1935. Joe retired from Capital Garage after 28 years and previously worked as office manager at Bingham Truck Service. He enjoyed antique tractors, vintage cars and crossword puzzles. Joe also loved music-he played the accordion, steel guitar, and electric/acoustic guitars...
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Woodell Ellsworth Brooks

January 26, 1948 - January 21, 2016

Woodell Ellsworth Brooks "Woody", 67 of Amelia Courthouse Virginia passed away on January 21, 2016. Woody was born on January 26, 1948, in Richmond, VA, son of Hugh W. Brooks and Marjorie T. Brooks. Mr. Brooks was a member of the U.S. Naval Construction Forces, the "Seabee's," during the Vietnam War. From his time with the Seabee's, Woody developed a talent and love for heavy equipment repair. He...
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Charles Wayne Peth

October 10, 1969 - January 21, 2016


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George William Fear

February 21, 1916 - January 21, 2016

George William Fear, 99, of Charles City passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2016. An active volunteer at the Virginia Aviation Museum, he also enjoyed being at the Chickahominy YMCA, Ham radio and oil painting. He belonged to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. Mr. Fear was an Eagle Scout and a professional scouter for 23 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Bier Fear; brother...
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Ruth Vaughan Radwani

June 8, 1951 - January 21, 2016

Radwani, Ruth Vaughan, 64, of Henrico, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2016. She was retired from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Ruth was preceded in death by her mother, Violet Vaughan; and sister, Rosie. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Donna (Chris), Kim (Brian), Skip and David (Donna); 11 grandchildren, one great-grandchild; and her siblings, Tootie, Mike,...
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John Richard Anderson

October 3, 1925 - January 20, 2016

ANDERSON, John R. Sr., 90, of Yorktown, passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII and was an employee of Sears for 30 years. He enjoyed making wood crafts and worked at Ukrop's during his retirement. Mr. Anderson was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, Yorktown. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Cynthia Jean Eudailey; and son, John R. Anderson Jr....
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Paul H. Newbill

July 5, 1924 - January 19, 2016

Paul H. Newbill, 91, of Sandston passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2016. He was a member of Sandston Baptist Church for over 60 years, Richmond Scottish Rite, Honor Court, Sandston Masonic Lodge 216, Virginia Research Lodge 1777, Retired Association, American Legion Post 242 for over 30 years and the Virginia Air National Guard Association. He served his country for over 31 years in the U. S. Army...
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David Ross Dagenhart

April 26, 1938 - January 19, 2016

David Ross Dagenhart Sr., of Henrico went to be with his heavenly Father, Tuesday, January 19, 2016. David owned and operated Dagenhart Sprinkler Company Incorporated, was a member of Laurel Hill UMC, and loved fishing, woodworking, the beach, and was an avid sports fan. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Pamela Lynn Goodrich; and three brothers. David is survived by his wife, Shelley Gail...
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John Samuel Binns

March 22, 1929 - January 19, 2016

John Samuel Binns Jr., passed away peacefully at home on January 19, 2016, following a lengthy illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Binns Sr. and Mary Binns. John is survived by his wife of 68 years, Jean Binns; children, John Binns III (Misti), Robert "Bubba" Binns (Anita), Thomas Binns (Sharion), and Cindy Halterman (Ernie); 15 grandchildren, and 19 great grandchildren. John...
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Robert Austin Duckworth

July 4, 1947 - January 18, 2016

Robert A. Duckworth, 68, of Sandy Level passed away Monday, January 18, 2016. Robert served in the Navy, enjoyed wood crafting, watching wrestling on t.v. and fishing. He is preceded in death by his parents, Alta C. and Allen B. Duckworth. He is survived by his sister, Kaye Duckworth French and husband Mike French, nephew, David French, an aunt and uncle and many cousins. The family will receive...
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David Lee Gray

January 10, 1962 - January 18, 2016

David Lee Gray, 54, of Highland Springs, passed away Monday, January 18, 2016. He was a mechanic and a member of Newbridge Baptist Church. David is preceded in death by his parents, Henry J. Gray and Barbara L. Gray. He is survived by his loving wife, Deanna Mae; children, David Gray Jr., Tabatha Stringfield (Joseph); grandchildren, Jenna, Gauge, Michael, Bella, and Jax; siblings, Rachel Harmon ...
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Georgia Lucille Frazier

January 30, 1927 - January 16, 2016

FRAZIER, Lucille, went to be with the Lord on January 16, 2016. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, J.W. Frazier; son, Alan (Pam); daughter, Sandy (Dwayne); and several beloved nieces and nephews. Lucille worked for Henrico County in the school cafeteria for 20 years. She was a long-time member of Ft. Lee Baptist Church, where she volunteered in the nursery, worked in the kitchen and sang...
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Brenda Joyce Powell

October 14, 1956 - January 15, 2016


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Doris L. Baker

May 1, 1928 - January 15, 2016

Doris L. Baker, 87, of Sandston passed away on Friday, January 15, 2016. She was a bookkeeper and teller for several local banks and a bookkeeper for Hammond Masonry. She was a member of Laurel Hill United Methodist Church and a member of the Windor Club of Elko. Doris loved going to the dances, the women's crafts events, fair day, and the various other functions throughout the years. She was...
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James Bernard Burnette

October 20, 1917 - January 14, 2016

BURNETTE, James "Jack", 98, of Sandston, VA., passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2016. He was a retired Plumbing Inspector for Henrico County and a member of Oak Hall Baptist Church. Jack served in the army during WWII. He is preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Ruth Burnette; wife, Violet Burnette; and son, James "Jimmy" Burnette. Jack is survived by his daughter, Brenda Powell ...
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Linwood Lanier Waltrip

April 18, 1936 - January 14, 2016

Waltrip, Linwood Lanier, 79, of Quinton, departed this life on January 14, 2016. He was a retired Master Electrician with the IBEW local 666. He is survived by his devoted wife of 59 years, Barbara Mae Waltrip; sons, Linwood L. Waltrip II (Holly) and James W. Waltrip (Nicole); daughter, Beverly W. King (Paul); grandchildren, Erica Walters (Eric), Eathan King, Josephine and Mackenzie Waltrip;...
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Betty N. Mitchell

August 2, 1937 - January 13, 2016

Betty N. Mitchell, 78, of Sandston passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. She was a graduate of Pan American Business School and most recently worked as a legal secretary for the Virginia Bar Association. She was a belly dancer for years at Shiva's School. She studied genealogy and published a book on the Naff and Related Families Genealogy in the USA. She was preceded in death by her...
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Sandra West Fogle

May 25, 1966 - January 11, 2016

Sandra "Sandy" W. Fogle, 49 years young, of Henrico, passed away on January 11, 2016. She was a selfless, caring, and giving individual who was loved dearly by anyone that knew her. She was a loving and devoted wife, and was a proud cat lady and animal lover. Sandy was preceded in death by her father, Wilbur West; Aunt Jewel; and nephew, Kenneth West. She is survived by her beloved husband...
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Lonnie C. Edwards

April 13, 1936 - January 11, 2016

EDWARDS, Lonnie C. "Doc," 79, of Richmond, passed away peacefully on January 11, 2016. He was a retired jeweler, member of the Moose Lodge, attended two years of college, enjoyed woodworking, traveling and loved spending time with his family. After years of working at ER Carpenter and Reynolds Metals Company, Lonnie changed his career path and spent the next 40 years managing Morton'...
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Dorothy Elliott Dean

June 21, 1925 - January 9, 2016

Dean, Dorothy E., 90, of Henrico, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2016. She was a member of Montrose Presbyterian Church. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, John D. Dean; sister, Myrtle Elliott; and brother, Charles R. Elliott. Left to cherish her memory are her brother, Harold M. Elliott; many nieces and nephews and a host of friends. The family would like to give a special thank...
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Marion E. Gardner,

July 29, 1929 - January 9, 2016

GARDNER, Marion "Jack" E. Sr., of Henrico, went to be with the Lord Saturday, January 9, 2016. Jack was a conductor for CSX Railroad, a member of Highland Springs Church of the Nazarene, and was a Sergeant for the U.S. Air Force, serving in Korea. He loved fishing, hunting, collecting antique cars, and working on and repairing cars. Jack was preceded in death by his parents, three...
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Linda Meador Melton

June 12, 1949 - January 7, 2016

MELTON, Linda M., passed away January 7, 2016. She was retired from the DMV and was a faithful member of Pioneer Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lelia and Burnett Meador; and her siblings, Bruce and Betty Jane Meador. She is survived by her devoted son and daughter-in-law, Anthony and Kathy Britton; her beloved grandchildren, Aaron, Michael and Ryan; siblings, Larry...
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Ruth Ann Gery

January 6, 1928 - January 4, 2016

GERY - Ruth Ann Powell Gery went to sleep on January 4, 2016 and awoke in Heaven's garden surrounded by angels. She was born on January 6, 1928 in Cascade, Virginia to Lawrence Butler Powell and Elizabeth Finney Powell. She was the second child of four and is predeceased by her younger sister, Kathryn Powell Shropshire and her younger brother, Lawrence Billy Powell. Ruth graduated from...
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Mark E. O'Brien

June 18, 1955 - January 3, 2016

O'Brien, Mark E., 60, of Henrico, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on January 3, 2016, after a long battle with Multiple Myeloma. Mark is survived by his wife of 32 years, Joyce; children, Katie Maclauchlan (Brian), and Kevin O'Brien; faithful friend, Dood; mother-in-law, Katie Lowry; sisters-in-law, Donna Downey (John), and Bonnie Baughan; and multiple nieces and nephews. He...
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Opal T. Bryant

September 28, 1931 - January 3, 2016

Bryant, Opal T., 84, of Henrico, passed away January 3, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rolan Bryant. Opal is survived by her children, Rolan L. (Loretta), John (Alice), Toby (Regina), Dana, and Jerry; grandchildren, Toby Jr., Adam, Anthony, Tanya, Joshua, Allen, Steven, Daniel, and Autum; 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. The family will receive friends on...
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Linwood W. Childress

May 18, 1926 - December 31, 2015


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Linwood Wray Childress

May 18, 1926 - December 31, 2015

Linwood Wray Childress, 89, of Sandston passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 31, 2015. He retired from Philip Morris and Local 10. He proudly served his country in the U. S. Army during WW II. He enjoyed keeping busy working in his garden and spending time with his beloved dog, Darcy. He and his wife attended New Bridge Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his mother, Ada H....
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Richard Allen Dean

February 15, 1952 - December 29, 2015

Dean, Richard "Dickie", 63, of New Kent, passed away on December 29, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents, Juanita and Robert C. Dean, Sr.; and his beloved wife, Marilyn E. Dean "Sue". Dickie was a retired machinist at Nabisco. He is survived by his two daughters, Jennie Clements (Jason) of Florida, and Julie Ricks of Virginia; 7 grandchildren; and a devoted brother and sister, Robert C...
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Margaret Ward Lawrence

April 23, 1916 - December 26, 2015

Lawrence, Margaret W., 99, of Henrico, passed away on December 26, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jonnie Lawrence; and brother, Richard Ward, Jr. Margaret was a loving wife and mother who always took care of her family. She leaves behind a host of extended family to cherish her memory. The family will receive friends on Monday, January 4 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Nelsen Funeral...
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Garry Lynn Horn

June 8, 1953 - December 26, 2015

Garry Lynn Horn, 62, of Mechanicsville passed away Saturday, December 26, 2015. He was retired from Southern States Cooperative, Inc., as a Fleet Manager after 25 years of service where he received many awards for his meritorious service. He was a member of Fairfield Presbyterian Church where he served on multiple mission projects. His last employment was at Washington Memorial Park where he...
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Ellis Elias Dail

July 28, 1933 - December 24, 2015


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Ann Whitby Bourne

August 13, 1936 - December 24, 2015

BOURNE, Ann W., 79, of Quinton, passed away on December 24, 2015. She was a dedicated homemaker and a longtime member of the Red Hatters Association. She loved flowers and enjoyed working in her garden. Ann was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Sonny. She is survived by her loving husband, Leo H. Bourne Sr.; two sons, Walter Bourne (Donna) and Leo H. Bourne Jr.; grandchildren, Trey...
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Ella Frances Adams

March 27, 1928 - December 23, 2015

ADAMS, Frances Harden, 87, of Henrico, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2015. Frances worked at Noldes Bakery from age 18 up until they closed, and for Thalhimers. She was also a member of Carlisle Avenue Baptist Church, where she was a deacon and was a Tall Cedar Cedarette. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert E. Harden Sr. and Lottie H. Harden; grandson, Joshua Thomas Jones; and...
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Wayne Bruce Anderson

July 10, 1956 - December 22, 2015

Wayne Bruce Anderson, 59, died peacefully at home in Mechanicsville on December 22, 2015. He was preceded in death by his father, Melvin E. Anderson. He is survived by his mother Ramona; his brothers Bill (Joanne) and Mickey (Debbie), and his sister Karen Sharp (Richard) as well as many nieces and nephews. Wayne worked for 22 years at VIA Systems Technical Corp., at James River Air...
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Margaret McKenney

September 24, 1938 - December 21, 2015


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Charles Edward Carr

April 7, 1929 - December 21, 2015

Charles Edward Carr Sr., (Jack), 86, 0f Sandston passed away Monday, December 21, 2015. Jack served in the United States Air Force serving in the Korean War, and was a member of Mason Lodge 292 and the American Legion. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Elizabeth S. Carr; children, Carolyn Johnson (Corky), Charles Jr. (Donna), Douglas Carr (Vicki), Thomas Carr (Kim); nine grandchildren; 10...
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David Clarence Merricks

April 11, 1950 - December 18, 2015


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Pamela Clark Grant

February 4, 1963 - December 15, 2015

Pam Grant, 52, of Varina passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2015. She loved riding the Harley with her husband and was well known as Cheerleader Team Mom. She was also heavily involved with school functions. She was preceded in death by her father, David Clark. She is survived by her husband, Wayne "Gogi" Grant; daughters, Monique Grant, Whitney Grant and Karson Reynolds; son-in-law, Chris...
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Roy Robert Garrett

June 12, 1946 - December 14, 2015

Roy Robert Garrett, 69, of Dinwiddie passed away Monday, December 14, 2015. He was a truck driver for Richfood. Roy is preceded in death by several siblings. He is survived by his sons, Jesse and Cody Garrett and Roy "Robbie" Robert Garrett Jr.; grandchildren, Hannah, Christopher, and Maddison Garrett, and Mackenzie Thomson; siblings, Howard and Ann Garrett, Carolyn Ladd; and numerous nieces and...
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Nancy Sue Hopkins

May 19, 1938 - December 14, 2015

Nancy Sue Hopkins, 77, of Chester, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 14, 2015 with her family by her side. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be greatly missed and forever in our hearts. She touched the lives of many children that still call her "Mama Nance". She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Mary Worrell; brothers, Wayne and...
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Joan Elaine Garnett

December 26, 1953 - December 14, 2015

GARNETT, Joan, 61, of Quinton, Virginia, went to be with her Lord on Monday, December 14, 2015. She was a member of Providence United Methodist Church in Quinton and a graduate of Waynesboro High School. She was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend who will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her father, Carl Leon Taylor; sister, Sharon Taylor; and uncle, Ronald Taylor....
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Mable Vernell Kahl

September 1, 1937 - December 12, 2015


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Ralph Edward Robins

November 8, 1936 - December 12, 2015

Ralph E. (Robbie) Robins, 79, of Charles City Co. went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 12, 2015. He retired from Old Dominion Iron and Steel after 40 years of service, was a member of Four Mile Creek Baptist Church and served in the U.S. Army. Robbie was a graduate of Highland Springs High School, raised Bobwhite Quail for over 40 years, loved hunting, fishing, trapping, and his most...
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Thelma Shomaker LeGrande

June 27, 1921 - December 12, 2015

LeGrande, Thelma S., 94, of Henrico, passed away on December 12, 2015. She was a member of Lakeside Baptist Church. Thelma is survived by her children, David M. (Linda) LeGrande, Sr. and Jean H. LeGrande; grandchildren, Michelle L. (James) Langley and D. Michael LeGrande, Jr.; great-grandson, Chase M. Langley; and several loving nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on...
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Sarah Nye Smith

November 21, 1958 - December 11, 2015

SMITH, Sarah Nye, 57, formerly of Sandston, passed away on Friday, December 11, 2015. She is survived by her loving and devoted parents, Mary Margaret and Jim Smith; sister, Cindy Blackburn and Dave Scheetz of Midlothian; niece, Christine Blackburn of Orlando Fla.; nephews, Collin Blackburn of San Diego, Calif., Michael Blackburn and Bryce Blackburn of Midlothian, Carter Scheetz and Kit Scheetz...
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Ellen Potts Beers

June 21, 1923 - December 11, 2015

BEERS, Ellen Potts, 92, of Sandston, passed away Friday, December 11, 2015. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, music, musicians Bobby Bare and Elvis Presley, and fishing. She loved life and having a good time. Ellen is preceded in death by her husband, Alfred L. Beers; daughter, Jerrie L. Jones; and grandson, Samuel Haynes. She is survived by her children, Debora Landry (Marty) of Somersworth, NH,...
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Eris Johnson Laney

March 16, 1923 - December 8, 2015

Eris Finch Laney, 92, of Powhatan, went home to be with her Lord Tuesday, December 8th, 2015, while surrounded by her loved ones. She was born March 16, 1923, in Bailey, NC to Durwood and Julia Reca Whitley Finch. She was preceded in death by two of her sisters, Rachel Faircloth and Edna Bunn; and her husband of 40 years, Charles C. Laney, Sr., and is survived by his three sons, Charles C. Laney...
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Walter Samuel Terry

May 31, 1952 - December 7, 2015

Walter "Sammy" Terry Jr., 63, of Sandston went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 7, 2015. He was a Maintenance Mechanic at Nabisco for 29 years, a member of Kentwood Heights Baptist Church, and a member of Sandston 216 AFAM. Sammy was preceded in death by his parents, Walter S. Terry Sr., and Goldie H. Terry; and niece Jennifer M. Lacy. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Paula Martin...
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Scott Matthew Rushing

March 11, 1998 - December 5, 2015

RUSHING, Scott Matthew, 17, of Henrico, passed away December 5, 2015. Scott was a NJROTC student at Varina High School, a former student at East End Christian Academy, and Richmond Academy of SDA. He was a member of the youth group at East End Christian Assembly and a Pathfinder in the Patterson Avenue SDA Church. He is survived by his parents, John M. Rushing and Susan Cannon Rushing;...
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Nancy Wilson Ochs

February 20, 1933 - December 4, 2015

Nancy W. Ochs, 82, of Virginia Beach went to be with the Lord, Friday, December 04, 2015. Nancy was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Ochs; father of her children, Colin E. Wilson; and son, Jon W. Blackwell; siblings, Jane Praetorius, Dottie Bolton, and Billy Blackwell. She is survived by her children, Patricia W. Barlow (Kenny), Russell E. Wilson (Michele), Judy M. Wilson (Tim), step...
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Theresa Stokes Jackson

January 7, 1941 - December 2, 2015


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Macie Evelyn Palmer

May 28, 1920 - November 30, 2015

Palmer, Macie Crouch, 95, of Highland Springs, passed away on November 30, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, George B. Palmer; four brothers; and four sisters. Macie is survived by her children, Katherine P. Buckner (Bob), and Ron Palmer (Sandi); grandchildren, Lori Westbrook (Dave Townsend), Paul Westbrook (GiGi), Katy Palmer, and Rebecca Palmer; great-grandchildren,...
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Ruth Childress Stone

May 15, 1931 - November 28, 2015

Ruth Childress Stone, 84 of Henrico passed away Saturday November 28, 2015. Ruth retired from Philip Morris and was a member of Oakwood Memorial Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, John R. Stone Sr.; and brother, Nathan E. Childress. Ruth is survived by her children, Joyce and Arthur Meador, Betty Jean Harris, Catherine Stone Maxey, and John R. Stone Jr. and Gail; eight...
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Barbara Jean Crouch

October 8, 1934 - November 28, 2015

Crouch, Barbara Jean, 81, of Highland Springs, passed away on November 28, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Crouch. Barbara is survived by her son, Allen Duane Schultz and his wife, Catherine A. Schultz; grandchildren, Christopher S. Schultz, Jacqueline L. Richardson, and Nolan R. Schultz; great-grandchildren, Sawyer, Alden, and Sophia; step-grandchildren, Dylan K. and...
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Thelma Jean Johns

November 10, 1933 - November 26, 2015


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Malcolm Hazelwood Eberhard

April 24, 1946 - November 25, 2015

EBERHARD, Malcolm Hazelwood, 69, of Sandston passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2015. Malcolm worked for Into-Roto and retired from Philip Morris with 28 years of service where he was a mechanist and worked in maintenance. He was a member of Antioch Baptist church, and served on the Antioch Baptist Church building and cemetery committee. His love for farming and raising cows came from growing up...
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Gary Steven Gilbert

March 17, 1952 - November 24, 2015


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William Thornton Smith

September 8, 1928 - November 23, 2015

SMITH, William T., 87, passed away November 23, 2015. He was born September 8, 1928 in Buckingham, Va. William was the son of the late Thomas Shelton and Rosa Merkel Smith. He was preceded in death by his wives, Kathleen Gurganus Smith and Margaret Rogers Smith (both of Virginia); three sisters, Daisy S. Scruggs, Sallie S. Jones and Virginia S. Agee (all of Virginia); a brother, Thomas Smith (of...
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Charles Lewis Bordonie

November 7, 1926 - November 23, 2015

BORDONIE, Charles "Bubba" Sr., 89, of Henrico, passed away Monday, November 23, 2015. He was a member of Elko Union Church and served in the U.S. Navy. He was preceded in death by a son, Charles Lewis Bordonie Jr.; and siblings, Melvin and Bobby Bordonie and Irene Johnson. He is survived by his wife, Patricia M. Bordonie; sister, Pete Horton (Les); brother, Leroy Bordonie; like a son,...
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Theron Eugene Bohr

August 25, 1932 - November 22, 2015

BOHR, Theron Eugene Sr., 83, of Richmond, died Sunday morning, November 22, 2015. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Shirley Bohr; son, Theron E. Bohr Jr.; daughter, Sharon Jean Tate; brothers, John F. Bohr (Doris) and Glenn Lee Bohr (Margaret); sisters, Norma Radvany (Steve) and Mavis Perdue (Carl); and 17 nieces and nephews. Remains rest at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave.,...
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Emma A. Gallmeyer

March 19, 1932 - November 20, 2015


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Earl Hugh Slaughter

December 28, 1923 - November 19, 2015

Slaughter, Earl Hugh "Pete", 91, of Richmond, went to be with the Lord on November 19, 2015. Mr. Slaughter was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 36 years, Irene Slaughter; parents, William Thomas and Rachel Knight Slaughter; brothers, Tommy and Stuart Slaughter; and his sister, Estelle Baughan. Mr. Slaughter is survived by his devoted daughter, Doris Hodges and her husband, David...
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Sandra C. Gusti

January 6, 1947 - November 18, 2015

Sandy Gusti, 68 of Sandston, passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. She was a retired employee of the Henrico County Water Reclamation Facility. She is survived by her husband, Bob Gusti; four children, Mike Saunders (Jackie), Melissa Raya (Paco), Melody Saunders (David Harden) and Dana Garrison; seven grandchildren, Jason, DeeJay, Ian, Lovie, Ariel, Robbie and Kayla; great-grandchild,...
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Frank John Majzer

April 2, 1942 - November 17, 2015

Frank John Majzer Sr, 73, passed away on November 17, 2015. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Beverly Blount Majzer; five children, Laurie Skalku (Brady), Marcia Carter (Mark), Frank J. Majzer Jr., (Rhonda), Amy Boone and Emily Majzer; twelve grandchildren (one deceased), and eight great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at Nelsen Funeral Home Laburnum, Saturday, November 28,...
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Rosa Lee Folland

September 10, 1928 - November 17, 2015

Rosa Lee Folland, 87, of Henrico County, passed away on November 17, 2015. She will be remembered as a loving mother & grandmother who always took care of the family. She is preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Jack Folland; and brothers, Paul Maybush, Jr., James Maybush, and Arthur Maybush. Rosa is survived by her children, Linda Ludeke, Nancy (Ricky) Locklear, Tim (Alma) Folland,...
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David Lee Cheatham

April 17, 1932 - November 15, 2015

David Lee Cheatham Sr., 83, of Varina, passed away on November 15, 2015. He was a retired truck driver and a member of Willis United Methodist Church where he served on many committees. David served honorably as a Corporal in the Army, fighting in the Korean War. He enjoyed camping, fellowship, traveling, baking and spending time with his family. David had a zest for life and a smile for everyone...
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Samuel Ray Roberts

October 10, 1920 - November 14, 2015

ROBERTS, Samuel Ray, Sr., age 95, of Scottsville, Virginia, originally from Richmond, Virginia, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2015. The son of Lilly A. and Porter Roberts, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Barbara A. Cordier; and son, Samuel Ray Roberts Jr. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Bernice Rice Roberts; sister, Jessie Reaves of Richmond; stepdaughter, Cindy Caldwell...
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Michael Anthony Cousins

January 20, 1962 - November 14, 2015


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Ann Gambill Gerheart

September 13, 1935 - November 12, 2015

Gerheart, Ann Gambill, 80, of Charles City County, Virginia, passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2015. She is preceded in death by her husband, Roger Gerheart. Ann is survived by her children, Fonda Blocher and Marion Whitlow; son-in-law, Charles Blocher; grandchildren, Kristin, Michael, and Andrew Blocher; and many nieces, nephews, and other family whom she loved. The family will receive...
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Rosa Kleis Newcomb

July 28, 1922 - November 11, 2015

NEWCOMB, Rosa Kleis, 93, of Highland Springs, went to be with the Lord on November 11, 2015. She is survived by her son, Richard Dennis (Jennifer) Newcomb; her daughter, Faye Newcomb (John) Booker; three grandchildren, Scott D. (Angela) Allen, Bryan James Newcomb and Jessica Mason Newcomb; and one great-grandchild, Emory Rose Allen. Rosa retired from the Social Services Division of Henrico County...
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Eloise Phyllis Whitlock

July 17, 1941 - November 11, 2015

Whitlock, Eloise Phyllis, 74 of Henrico County, passed away on November 11, 2015. She is preceded in death by her parents Meloise P. and Alfred Buffin III; and husband Hunter B. Whitlock Jr. Eloise is survived by her daughters, Anne Marie Alexander and Lorraine Meloise Whitlock Chandler and a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a homemaker and a member of Oakwood Baptist church...
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Marvin Stover Dodd

October 11, 1938 - November 8, 2015

Marvin Stover Dodd, 76, of Sandston, passed away peacefully on November 8, 2015. A retired butcher, Marvin spent his early years in the Marines, was an avid hunter, fisherman and a voracious reader. He was proceeded in death by his parents, Mattie and Jacob Dodd; and brothers, Simon and Johnny. He is survived by his loving wife, Evelyn; children, Amy Langston (Peter), Heather Jenkins (Rodney)...
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Ronald Barham Dickerson

August 23, 1934 - November 7, 2015

Ronald B. Dickerson, 81, passed away peacefully on November 7, 2015, at his home, surrounded by family and friends. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Ruby Lee; his devoted daughter, Tamera; Roy and Michael; and his cousin Calvin Wayne Porter, his wife Laura and their family. Ron graduated from Varina High School in 1952 and served in the Air Force and in the Naval Reserve. He...
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Pauline Frances Fones

March 7, 1941 - November 6, 2015

FONES, Pauline Frances, 74, of Henrico, Va., departed this life on November 6, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, Allen G. and Rosa W. Fones. She is survived by her brother, Aubrey D. Fones of Henrico, Va.; her sister, Rose Fones Brooks of Palm Bay, Fl.; niece, Sharon Fones Phillips (Steven) of Bumpass, Va.; nephew, John A. Brooks (Joni) of Mineral, Va.; several great-nephews and...
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James Michael Tomasek

August 2, 1956 - November 6, 2015

James "Mike" Michael Tomasek, passed away peacefully on November 7, 2015. An avid sportsman, he coached both little league baseball and football, enjoyed coon hunting and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lena Tomasek. He is survived by his loving wife, Bertha Tomasek; children, George Hunter (Charity), of Lanexa, Jennifer Hunter (Andrew), of...
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Pearl Cook Flournoy

December 29, 1930 - November 5, 2015

FLOURNOY, Pearl "Louise" Cook "Granny," 84, of Sandston, passed away Thursday, November 5, 2015. She had 25 years of service with Philip Morris and after retirement, in keeping with her lifestyle of helping others first, she worked as a nursing assistant at Imperial Plaza and then as a playground monitor at Washington Henry Elementary School. She was preceded in death by a...
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Lisa Ann Jenkins

February 7, 1964 - November 3, 2015

JENKINS, Lisa Ann, 52, of Knoxville, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. She was preceded in death by her mother, Dorothy Haynes Jenkins. Lisa is survived by her husband, Gregory J. Rymer; father, John C. Jenkins Jr.; three sisters, Joan Jenkins Roth, Randal Pinger and Sandra Marsiglia. Lisa loved both sports and photography. She even spent many years as the unofficial...
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Patricia Ann Cox

March 25, 1941 - November 3, 2015

COX, Patricia Ann, and William Sr., both 74, of Quinton, Va., passed away on November 3 and November 1, 2015, respectively. Both served in the U.S. Army and when discharged, William worked as a welder while Patricia created a loving home for her family. Patricia was a musician and songwriter, William was an avid sportsman. They are survived by their four children, William Cox Jr. (Kammie), Monte...
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Ruby W. Lent

November 21, 1925 - November 3, 2015

LENT, Ruby W., 89, of Henrico, passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Patricia Sheets. She is survived by several cousins and other relatives. The family will receive friends Thursday, November 5, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., Richmond, Va. 23231, where services will be held Friday, November 6, at 11 a.m....
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William Cox

April 28, 1941 - November 1, 2015

COX, Patricia Ann, and William Sr., both 74, of Quinton, Va., passed away on November 3 and November 1, 2015, respectively. Both served in the U.S. Army and when discharged, William worked as a welder while Patricia created a loving home for her family. Patricia was a musician and songwriter, William was an avid sportsman. They are survived by their four children, William Cox Jr. (Kammie), Monte...
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Joyce Ann Clark

February 8, 1933 - October 30, 2015

Joyce Ann Clark, 82, of Henrico, Va., passed away on October 30, 2015. The family will receive friends Monday, November 2, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., where funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 3, at 11 a.m. Online condolences may be made at www.nelsenrichmond.com.
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MiQuan Anthony Williams

January 30, 1993 - October 29, 2015


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John Smith

June 19, 1947 - October 28, 2015

John B. "Tree John" Smith, born June 19, 1947 to "Shorty" (Claire) and Mary, raised the middle of 6 kids in Perry County, PA, passe3d away on October 28 in Sandston, VA, where he lived a full life of hard work and fishing with the love of his life, Donna. His lessons are being left to all of his children; Deb, Kent, Rachel, John, CJ, Don and Tricia, to be passed to his cherished 25 grandchildren...
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