Our Obituaries

Robert Tigue Snead

October 29, 1936 - December 4, 2016

Robert Tigue Snead 80, of Richmond, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2016. He was a member of Highland Springs Church of the Nazarene. Robert is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Elizabeth Ann Snead; children, Robin Shanklin, Donnie Snead and Ronnie Snead; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, three sisters; one brother and close relative, Denise and...
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Brenda Estes Holloway

February 15, 1954 - December 4, 2016

HOLLOWAY, Brenda Estes, 62, of Chesterfield, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Virginia Estes; brother, Ernest Estes, Jr.; and sister, Darlene Watkins. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Melissa Stahl (Michael) and Shawn Paul (Amanda Walters); grandchildren, Alexis Grow, Cameron Stahl, Keegan Stahl, and Haylee Paul; sisters,...
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Mary Hiser Wood

September 3, 1918 - December 4, 2016

Mary Hiser Wood, 98, of Richmond passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Harry E. Wood; and two sisters, Marie H. Grove and Mabel H. Waymack. She was a past member of Bellwood Pentecostal Holiness Church, where her husband was the pastor, and attended other churches after his death including First Pentecostal Holiness Church and The Ray of Hope...
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Warren LaRue Brownie

February 16, 1948 - December 1, 2016

BROWNIE, Warren LaRue, 68, of Varina, passed away December 1, 2016. Warren was a Vietnam veteran of the United States Marine Corps, and was honored with two Purple Hearts. He was also a retired Jetway Technician. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernie Jack Brownie, Sr. and Norma Jean Brownie; and siblings, Ernie Jack Brownie, Jr., Richard Wayne Brownie, and Mariana Brownie Reed. He is...
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David Crawford Cover

March 23, 1932 - December 1, 2016

COVER, David Crawford, 84, of Highland Springs, passed away December 1, 2016. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War, and was a teacher for Henrico County for 33 years. David was a black belt in karate, an avid Redskins fan, and a great lover of cats. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marcellus and Dorothy Cover; and children, Norma Breeden and Anthony "Tony" Cover. He...
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Lawrence Edward Butler

April 1, 1935 - November 30, 2016

BUTLER, Lawrence E, Sr., born April 1, 1935, passed away November 30, 2016. A Navy veteran of the Korean War, he was predeceased by his wife, Louise; and son, Patrick. He is survived by his sons, Larry, Clarence, Donald, Shawn (Shirley) and Richard; grandchildren, Steven, Sierra and Donald Butler Jr; brother, Clarence; and sisters, Catherine, Madeline, and Ann. Visitation will be held at Nelsen...
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Louise P. Howard

December 25, 1923 - November 29, 2016

Louise P. Howard, 92, went to be with the Lord on November 29, 2016. She was the daughter of William Z. and Gertrude Phipps. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Robert C. Howard; stepdaughter, Trudie H. Knight; stepson, Robert G. Howard; two grandchildren, Angela New (Chris), and William Shaw (Melissa); one cousin, Barbara Tate; and several greatgrandchildren. The family will receive...
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Marvin Whitfield Locks

April 28, 1929 - November 27, 2016

LOCKS, Marvin "Sonny" Whitfield Sr., 87, of Sandston, passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2016. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 65 years, Thelma G. Locks; daughters, Linda Ledford (Bruce) and Sandra Ferguson; son, Bubba Locks (Debbie); granddaughter, Joy Poteat (Scott); great-granddaughter, Addie; and dear neighbors, Ronnie and Paula Cook. A graveside service will be held...
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Bill B. Johnson

March 6, 1927 - November 25, 2016

William B. Johnson, 89, of Richmond, passed away on Friday, November 25, 2016, at his home surrounded by family and loving friends. William retired from Philip Morris with 38 years of service. He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Marion of 58 years. Bill is survived by his three sons, William H. (Nancy), Danny (Sandra), and David; four grandchildren, D.J., Stephanie, Casey, and Devin; two...
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Stuart Ray Haislop

October 19, 1936 - November 24, 2016

HAISLOP, Stuart Ray, 80, of Charles City, passed away on November 24, 2016. He retired as a conductor for the CSX Railroad. His love of the Chesapeake Bay was known by all. Ray was preceded in death by his mother, Florence; stepdad, Floyd; and beloved brother, Bubbie. He is survived by his wife, Betty; son, Ricky; stepsons, Wray Austin (Beth) and Len Austin; grandchildren, Ricky, Chris, Bryan...
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Charles H. Gates

June 5, 1925 - November 23, 2016

GATES, Charles Henry, 91, of Henrico, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. He was preceded in death by his mother, Martha Gates Moss (John F.); his father, Charles H. Gates; and his loving wife of 64 years, Joyce Utz Gates. Charles is survived by his five sons, Charlie (Teresa), Steve (Brenda), Mike, John (Ann) and Eddie (Sheila); eight grandchildren, Travis, Stephanie, Chris...
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Dorothy Morrison Hall

September 19, 1930 - November 22, 2016

HALL, Dorothy Morrison, 86, of Richmond went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Arlvin Hall; her parents; and her infant son, Harry Deane Tucker. She is survived by her daughters Deborah Tucker Schieber (Fred) and Joan Carol Hall; sister, Naomi M. Moore; niece Sarah M. Saunders (Jeff); nephew B. Macon Moore, III; and her great...
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Nora R. Faulknier

December 8, 1926 - November 22, 2016

FAULKNIER, Nora R., 89, of Henrico, went to be with our Lord, Tuesday, November 22, 2016. She was retired and enjoyed taking pictures and doing crafts. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Mary Clements; husbands, Granville Breeden and Darius Faulknier; brothers, John, Percy, Stewart and Paul; sisters, Mary Breeden and Georgia Herndon. Nora is survived by her children, David Breeden...
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Marion T. Burns

February 11, 1924 - November 22, 2016

BURNS, Marion Throckmorton, 92, of Sandston, answered God's call on November 22, 2016, after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband of 44 years, James H. Burns. Marion is survived by one sister, Barbara Oates. She was blessed with five loving daughters, Norma Fisher, Bonnie Cheatham (Earl), Linda Edwards (Ray), Robin Wade (Chuck) and Pam Davis (Greg). "Granny...
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Bernice C. Bryant

April 30, 1932 - November 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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Gwendoline Musgrave Farley

December 18, 1925 - November 21, 2016

FARLEY, Gwendoline Musgrave, 90, of Aylett, passed away on Monday, November 21, 2016. Gwen was born December 18, 1925 in Yorks, England to her parents Harold and Amy (Naylor) Musgrave. Gwen served in the British armed forces during World War II in a bomb-making factory, and it was during this time that she met her husband, William "Bill" V. Farley, who was working to lay communication lines...
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Megan McCoy Madison

April 14, 1978 - November 21, 2016

Megan McCoy Madison, 38, of Varina, passed away Monday, November 21 2016. She was a member of Four Mile Creek Baptist Church, and graduated High School from St. Margaret's School in Tappahannock. Megan enjoyed the beach, fishing, skiing, her former job as a Dental Assistant, and spending time with her family that she loved dearly. She is preceded in death by her first husband, Larry Davis....
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Jimmy Morris

December 3, 1944 - November 19, 2016

MORRIS, James Edward, 71, of Henrico, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016. He was retired from Philip Morris and proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1963 to 1967. Jimmy was preceded in death by his siblings, Billy L. Morris, Frances M. Harvie, Audrey "Jean" Morris and Dorothy M. Tomlin. Left to cherish his memory are his sister, Rhea C. Ziesmer; sister-in-law, Grace Morris; and...
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Burford LaTouche,

March 26, 1928 - November 19, 2016

LATOUCHE, Burford Jr., 88, of Richmond, died on Saturday, November 19, 2016. He retired as the General Manager of Continental Can Corrugated Division. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Lillian "Honey" LaTouche; two sons, Burford LaTouche III (Frances) of Highland Springs, Va. and Dr. Thomas M. LaTouche (LaVerne) of Elkton, Va.; four granddaughters, Katherine Poarch (Jacob), Anna LaTouche,...
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Edgar Warren King

October 20, 1946 - November 18, 2016

KING, Eddie, 70, of New Kent, passed away on Friday, November 18, 2016. He served four years in the U.S. Army Band and was a member of Fairmont Christian Church, the Masons and the Scottish Rite Temple. He was a retired employee of the U.S. Postal Service. Mr. King was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar and Bonnie King; and is survived by his wife of 42 years, Sandy King; daughter, Stacey...
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Lemmie Ree Cook,

September 5, 1948 - November 18, 2016

Lemmie Ree Cook Jr., 68, of Richmond, passed away on November 18, 2016. He was a U.S. Army veteran, who served honorably in Vietnam and was retired from the U.S. Army Reserves. Lemmie was an avid fisherman. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lemmie and Jessie Cook. Lemmie is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Jacquelyn Roberts Cook; daughter, Melanie Cook; granddaughter, Brianna Rose...
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Anne Manolovich Neely

April 8, 1925 - November 17, 2016

NEELY, Anne M., 91, of Henrico, passed away November 17, 2016 in hospice care at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Julian A. Neely; and brothers, Morris Manolovich and Mike Manolovich. She is survived by her son, R. Michael Neely (June Berry); daughters, Pat Heflin (Michael), and Margaret Redford (Tommy Mark); granddaughters, Katie Caples (Chad), Anne Kush (Dave), Sarah Crocker,...
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Bennie Bee Bridgewater, Sr.

December 10, 1926 - November 15, 2016

BRIDGEWATER, Bennie B., 89, of Varina, went to be with the Lord on November 15, 2016. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Eleanor. He served in the Army, retired from AMF after 41 years of employment, and was owner and operator of Bridgewater Greenhouse. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 31 years, Sallye; son, Bennie Jr. (Patricia); granddaughter, Megan; extended family, church...
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Norman W. Goodman,

July 22, 1925 - November 14, 2016

Norman W. Goodman, Jr., 91, of Richmond passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016. He was a U. S. Navy Veteran of WW II serving on the catapult crew on the USS Breton CVE/ACV-23 and the USS Shamrock Bay CVE-84/ACV-84. He was a member of the Washington and Henry Masonic Lodge 344 for 52 years, the American Legion Post 0125 for 40 years, and the Acca Shrine. He was preceded in death by his wife,...
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Richard E. Childress,

June 25, 1930 - November 11, 2016

Richard E. Childress (Puckcy), 86, peacefully went home to be with the Lord on November 11, 2016, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Phyllis (Swann) Childress; four children, Lindsey Langston (Ronnie), Gena Brown (Sam), Ricky Childress, and Rob Childress (Terri). Puckcy is blessed with five grandchildren, Ronald (Frankie), Nicole, Kayla (Mark), Tyler, and...
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Betty Lou Clark

May 9, 1937 - November 11, 2016

Obituary and Memorial Service Information will be posted at a later date. Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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Joseph Wilton Krevonick

November 6, 1945 - November 10, 2016

KREVONICK, Joseph "Joe" Wilton, 71, of Essex, passed away November 10, 2016. He served in the United States Navy and worked in HVAC. He was a member of the VFW and Moose Club, and enjoyed gambling and fishing. He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda and sister, Rosa Mae. He is survived by his sons, Joseph (Tina) and Stuart (Lisa); grandchildren; great-grandchildren; siblings, Brenda, Betty,...
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Cathy Hunt Hall

July 7, 1950 - November 8, 2016

Cathy Hunt Hall , 66, of Henrico, was called home much too soon on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Cathy was a beautiful soul who loved with her whole heart. She was a member of Four Mile Creek Baptist Church, where she participated in Women's Connection. Cathy was also a member of the Ginter Park Women's Club. She was preceded in death by her father, Raymond J. Hunt; and sister, Linda Rae Johnson....
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Mildred Hughes Frantz

August 17, 1936 - November 4, 2016

Mildred "Anne" Hughes Frantz, 80, of Varina, passed away on Friday, November 4th, 2016. She was a retired employee of Henrico County and a member of the Laurel Hill United Methodist Church. She was also formerly active in the Tuckahoe Moose Lodge. Mildred is preceded in death by her first husband, Robert F. Hughes, Sr. She is survived by her children, Robert F. Hughes, Jr. (Kathy), Gary W. Hughes...
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Donald Keith Hite

December 18, 1956 - November 2, 2016

HITE, Donald "Keith", 59, of Henrico, passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. He is survived by his parents, Walter and Vera Hite; daughter, Tracy; brother, James (Bobbie) Hite; sisters Donna (Paul) Sauls and Peggy Johnson; granddaughters Maddie and Adrienne; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Saturday, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Nelsen Funeral Home,...
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Richard Stanley Stewart

October 22, 1916 - November 1, 2016

STEWART, Richard "Stanley", 100, of Mechanicsville, passed away November 1, 2016. He served as a Sergeant in the United States Air Force during World War II, and was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. He was a charter member and past president of Eastern Henrico Ruritan Club, and a 32nd Degree Mason. Stanley raised beagles and was a member of Old Dominion Beagle Club for many years. He...
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Joyce Joyce Davis

January 9, 1931 - October 31, 2016

Joyce Davis, age 85 passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on October 31, 2016. Joyce was a devoted wife and loving caring mother and Big Mama. Joyce was born in Lynchburg, Virginia on January 9, 1931 and was a longtime resident of Richmond and for the past 20 years she lived in Newport News. Joyce enjoyed daily reading of her Bible, crocheting, gardening, working puzzles and...
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Norma Wilson Sprenkel

December 13, 1929 - October 28, 2016

SPRENKEL, Norma Wilson, 86, passed away peacefully on October 28, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late William Sprenkel of Sandston, Va. Norma was preceded in death by her parents, Emmanuel and Rachel Wilson; and two sisters, Peggy Allen and Jane Early. She is survived by three children, Jimmy (Yen) Dodd, David (Sharon) Dodd and Rachel (John) Schools; three stepchildren, Nick Sprenkel,...
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Willie Myrle Ball

November 7, 1940 - October 27, 2016

BALL, Willie Myrle, 75, of Highland Springs, passed away on October 27, 2016. She was retired from Philip Morris. Myrle enjoyed dancing, spending time outdoors camping and fishing, and saw the good in everyone. She was always willing to offer a helping hand to others in need. She was compassionate, loving, kind-hearted, and loved her grandchildren with all her heart. Myrle was preceded in death...
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Kay C. Wilson

May 30, 1937 - October 23, 2016

Kay C. Wilson, 79, of Sandston, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2016. She was a retired Special Education bus driver for 30 years. Kay was involved in Special Olympics, Henrico Senior Citizens Police Academy, bowling, and church activities. She is preceded in death by her husband, Douglas Wilson and grandson, T.J. Little. Kay is survived by her children, David Wilson (Peggy) and Terri Lane ...
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Beverly Jean Tyree

January 21, 1941 - October 23, 2016

Beverly "BJ" Tyree, 75, of Henrico, passed away on October 23, 2016. She was retired from Sears and Roebuck. Beverly was preceded in death by her grandson Grayson and her great-grandson Jacob. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, A.G. Tyree; 3 children, Debbie Childress (Garland), David Tyree (Gloria), and Raymond Tyree (Maria); 5 grandchildren, Amanda Miles (Ryan), Chris Cox (Jessica),...
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Janice Menth Miles

March 30, 1945 - October 20, 2016

MILES, Janice Menth, 71, of Sandston, passed away October 20, 2016. She was an employee of VDOT for 43 years, and a devoted member of Oakwood Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, cross stitching, travel, Christmas, and the beach; but, especially loved doting on her husband and beagles. Janice was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Vernelle Menth. She is survived by her beloved husband...
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Patricia Gaile Burnette Wyatt

September 24, 1966 - October 18, 2016

WYATT, Patricia Gaile Burnette, 50, of Quinton, passed away October 18, 2016. She worked for Xerox Corporation at their Richmond call center and was a devoted member of Oak Hall Baptist Church. Patricia loved nature and animals, and was an avid collector of Native American artifacts. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, Christopher Wyatt; father, Donald Reid Burnette; and brother,...
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Linwood L. Williams,

August 31, 1956 - October 18, 2016

Linwood Lawrence Williams Sr., 60, of Highland Springs, passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2016. He was a retired construction worker and enjoyed bowling, fishing, and turkey shooting. Linwood is preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Mildred Williams; and Sister Lois. He is survived by his companion, Diane James; children, Linwood Lawrence Williams Jr., Becky Williams, and Shawn Williams;...
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Norbourne Pierce Jeter

September 29, 1944 - October 18, 2016

Jeter, Norboune Pierce Jr., On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, Sunny Jeter passed away of complications from surgery. He was born on September 29, 1944 to Norbourne P. Jeter Sr., and Hazel Dudley Jeter Blackwood, now deceased. He is also predeceased by his brother, Gordon A. Jeter; and sisters, M. Alice Powell and Audrey M. Bordonie. He is survived by his loving wife, Sharon W. Jeter; his two...
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Carolyn Crews Roark

August 1, 1953 - October 17, 2016

Carolyn Crews Roark, 63, of Sandston, VA went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 17, 2016 after a long battle with Interstitial Lung Disease. She retired from Verizon after 31 years of service, during which she was a proud member of CWA Local Union 2201. She then worked as a real estate agent for ten years out of the Long & Foster Chickahominy Office. Her many hobbies included fishing,...
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Gaynelle Parham Brown

February 2, 1924 - October 16, 2016

Gaynelle Brown, 92, of Henrico passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016. She was a member of Hardy Central Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Brown; parents, Robert and Rosa Parham; children, Sharon Marr, Donnie Brown and Stevie Brown; and sister, Pauline Clarke. She is survived by a son, Jimmy Brown (Teresa); 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great...
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Shirley A. DeMarco

January 7, 1930 - October 15, 2016

Shirley Anne Mays DeMarco, age 86, died Saturday, October 15, 2016. She was born January 7, 1930 in Richmond, Virginia to John Davidson Mays and Thelma Lillian Stewart Mays. She was the widow of Dominick DeMarco, Sr. She is lovingly remembered and survived by her children: Linda Marie DeMarco Robertson and husband Gary; Nancy Denise DeMarco Hall and husband Tom; Dominick DeMarco, Jr. and wife...
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Wilson Kenneth Fleshman

May 7, 1942 - October 14, 2016

FLESHMAN, Wilson K., 74, of Providence Forge, passed away October 14, 2016. He was a Motor Grader Operator for English Construction for 45 years. Wilson was preceded in death by his parents, Woodrow and Agnes Fleshman. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Patsy Gallagher Fleshman; 6 children, Ray (Susan), Mike (Susan), Paula (Fernando), Steve (Nicole), Kenneth, and Michael Ray; 11...
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Louise Z. Lind

April 11, 1922 - October 7, 2016

LIND, Louise Z., 94, of Henrico, passed away October 7, 2016. Louise was born on April 11, 1922 in Richmond, VA, and was the widow of Russell J. Lind. She was preceded in death by her son, James R. Lind, and sister, Marie Z. Pruett. She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia L. Schoonover and son-in-law, James E. Schoonover; granddaughters, Lindsay E. Schoonover and Erika J. Wilberger and her...
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Dennis Frederick Harlow

January 1, 1949 - October 6, 2016

Dennis Frederick Harlow was born January 1, 1949, in Richmond, VA. He went to his eternal rest on October 6, 2016 at Hanover Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Dennis was predeceased by his parents, Curtis and Kathleen Harlow, and his sister, Kathleen Drake. He is survived by a sister, Patricia Armstrong (Rich), and brothers, Anthony Harlow, Michael Harlow, Stephen Harlow (Terri), Timothy...
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Jane K. Shea

December 20, 1954 - October 6, 2016

SHEA, Jane K., 61, of Sandston, passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Jane loved her family and friends, hosting intimate gatherings, gardening, Saturday morning yard sales, and her pets Lucky and Oscar. She was preceded in death by her father John Rishel and mother Willys Rishel. Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 39 years, Michael T. Shea, daughter Janette Guilford (Danny), son...
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Edward Wilson Rickman

December 11, 1940 - October 6, 2016

RICKMAN, Edward "Buck", Jr., 75, of Sandston, passed away October 6, 2016 after a brief illness. Buck was preceded in death by his parents, Edward W. and Beulah Rickman and son, Wayne. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carolyn; sons, David (Sandra) and Chris (friend, Donna); daughter-in-law, Wanda; grandchildren, Sarah Williams (Mitch), Michael, Christopher, Jessica, Jason, and Chesni;...
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Edward W. Phaup,

October 7, 1936 - October 6, 2016

Edward William Phaup Sr., 79, of Sandston, passed away Thursday, October 6, 2016. He retired from Dominion Power and was an avid hunter. Edward is preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Phaup; daughter, Peggy Sykes; and parents, Lloyd and Katherine Phaup. He is survived by his children, Gerald Edward Phaup Sr, Deborah Hudgins, and Edward William Phaup Jr.; grandchildren, Jennifer, Heather, Chip,...
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Blanche Lorber Quel

July 1, 1918 - October 3, 2016

Blanche (Lorber) Quel, age 98, passed away Monday, Oct. 3. While she lived in Sandston, Va., for nearly her entire adult life, she was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and was a Brooklyn girl at heart always. Blanche loved life and spent her life enjoying interesting things and meeting interesting people. Blanche was an accomplished seamstress who provided coats and skirts to her family members,...
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Helen Byrd McGhee

January 4, 1936 - October 3, 2016

McGHEE, Helen Byrd, 80, of Henrico, passed away October 3, 2016. The family will receive friends at New Life Worship Center on Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. with a funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. Interment will follow at Washington Memorial Park.
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Dwayne E. Davis

January 2, 1956 - October 2, 2016

Dwayne E. Davis, 60, of Sandston passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2016. As a U. S. Navy veteran, he was a plankowner on the USS Nimitz. He was a 35 year employee of the Newport News Shipyard. He volunteered as a Boy Scout leader, Hunter Education instructor and 4-H rifle and pistol instructor. He was a born and bred Denver Bronco fan and proud of it. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl B. Davis;...
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Mamie Ray McCune

July 19, 1926 - October 1, 2016

McCune, Mamie Ray, 90, of Varina, passed away October 1, 2016. She was originally from Lebanon, TN. Mamie was a devoted homemaker, and her family meant the world to her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace G. McCune, Jr. She is survived by her children, Robert K. Thomas, Horace G. McCune, III, John McCune (Cathy), and Victoria McCune; granddaughters, Brande, Angela, and Hanna; great...
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Keith Wayne Taylor

June 21, 1961 - October 1, 2016

TAYLOR, Keith Wayne, 55, of Charles City County passed away October 1, 2016. He was a pipefitter for Union Local 10 since 1988. He loved hunting, fishing, and spending time with his son. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Lillian Taylor. He is survived by his loving wife, Denise B. Taylor; son, Nathan Taylor; brothers, Gordon Taylor (Brenda) and Harry "Man" Taylor, Jr. (Margaret);...
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Thomas Raymond Swigert

January 20, 1952 - September 28, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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J. Gerald Sanders

May 13, 1938 - September 28, 2016

J. Gerald Sanders, 78, of Richmond passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. He retired from the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Weights and Measures, after 33 years of service. He was a 50 year mason and past master of Babcock Lodge # 322 A. F. & A. M., Highland Springs and Temple Lodge # 9 A. F. & A. M., Richmond. He was a member of the Scottish Rite Temple and...
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Josephine Winbauer Knight

January 18, 1924 - September 26, 2016

Josephine Winbauer Knight, 92, of Varina, passed away September 26, 2016. She is survived by her son, Earl Knight Jr.; her daughter, Kathy Barlow; one brother, one sister, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2016, at Nelsen Funeral Home in Richmond. A service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 30, 2016, at the...
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William Elmore Perkins

April 25, 1935 - September 25, 2016

William "Bill" Elmore Perkins, 81, of Sandston, died in the Lord's peace at his home on September 25, 2016. He is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Ellen Perkins; son, Wade Perkins (Laura); daughter, Sharon Crockett (Billy); four grandchildren, Sally Perkins Tate (Nate), Emily Perkins Schindler (Matt), Jasper Castle and Kelsey Castle; four great-grandchildren, Braelyn, William, Grace and...
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Josephine Antonellini Farkas

August 6, 1923 - September 24, 2016

Josephine Antonellini Farkas, 93, of Varina, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016. She was a lifetime member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Josephine was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Farkas, Jr. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Paul M. Farkas (Sue), Bernice F. Major (Danny), and James M. Farkas (Coline); eight grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; two...
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Frances M. Harris

December 23, 1949 - September 24, 2016

Frances M. Harris, 66, passed away Saturday, September 24, 2016. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Joan Sprouse. Frances is survived by her children, Lisa Haigler and Donald Harris; grandchildren; Dennis, Heather and Shawn, Michelle, Brandon, Matthew; and two great grandchildren; and siblings, Bill and George Hailey.
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Robert H. Crump,

July 4, 1927 - September 23, 2016

Robert H. Crump, Sr., 89, of Charles City County, passed away on Friday, September 23, 2016. He was retired from the Merchant Marines after 45 years of service and was a member of Gilfield Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Whitehead Crump and his parents, James and Amelia Crump. He will be greatly missed by his children, Robert H. Crump, Jr. (Debbie), Hilfred Crump,...
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Kirk Lee James

January 5, 1969 - September 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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Charles Kimberly White

April 21, 1958 - September 19, 2016

Charles K. (Chuck) White, 58, of Highland Springs, VA, passed away at home on September 19, 2016. Chuck was a retired business owner, and a life member of Henrico Volunteer Rescue Squad. He enjoyed the river at Colonial Beach for many years, and also enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Chuck is survived by his wife of 37 years, Carolyn Childress White; and his beloved pets, Peppa and...
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Helen Erna Pierce

March 7, 1929 - September 18, 2016

PIERCE, Helen Erna, 87, of Varina, took a walk with our Lord on September 18, 2016. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Phyllis A. Marcial. Survived by her sons, Robert (Judy) and Bruce (Kay) Harris; siblings Conrad R. Weirup, Peg Deffenbaugh, Richard E. Weirup, Linda W. Fulcher (William), and Patricia A. Swinson. The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 22, 2016 from 6:00 to...
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James Andrew Barlow

June 24, 1967 - September 17, 2016

BARLOW, James Andrew, 49, of Sandston, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ due to an automobile accident on September 17, 2016.He is survived by his parents, Louis W. and Rochelle P. Barlow; three children, Andrew Lee Barlow (Melissa), Ashley Ann Barlow, and Anothony Joseph Barlow; threegrandchildren, Genevieve Marie Chandler, Zayne Andrew Barlow, and Adyn Mikeal Bryant; and one...
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Kathleen May Brown Lampkin

June 20, 1940 - September 17, 2016

Kathleen May Brown Lampkin, 76, of Chester, left this world for her heavenly destination on Saturday, September 17, 2016. Mrs. Lampkin was born on June 20, 1940 in Salina, Kansas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Owen and Escha Brown of Salina, Kansas; brothers, Chuck, Vernon, Ralph and Buck; sisters, Mary Jane Scheurle, Catherine Buschke and Leila Benson; and her much beloved daughter,...
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Catesby Russell Hodges,

December 3, 1948 - September 17, 2016

HODGES, Catesby "Russell", Jr., 67, of Varina, went home to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on September 17, 2016. He was a retired Master Electrician from Anheuser Busch, and a member of Apostolic Christian Church. Russell enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was an avid outdoor sportsman. He was also the captain of the Varina baseball, basketball, and football teams. He was preceded in...
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Lois Sue Born

November 11, 1943 - September 17, 2016

Lois Sue Born, 72, of Highland Springs, passed away September 17, 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Genevieve Mouser; and sister, Betty Fortney. Sue is survived by her husband, Rex D. Born, of 52 years; son, David Born (Brenda) of Chester Gap; daughter, Krystal Brue (Shawn); and grandchildren, Abby, Kaylee and Matthew, all of Cache, Okla.; she is also survived by her...
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Shuler Henry Jackson

November 6, 1945 - September 15, 2016

JACKSON, Shuler Henry, Jr., 70, of Sandston, went to be with the Lord on September 15, 2016, after a courageous 15 year battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Mary; son, Paul; daughters, Barbara, Charlotte, and Joyce; sisters, Juanita and Ronnie Fowler; angel brothers, Eli, Chris, Dan, and Keith; 10 grandchildren; one niece, Stephanie; nephews, Travis and Hal; and a number of cousins....
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Marie Annette Callahan Townsend

July 22, 1951 - September 13, 2016

Marie Annette Callahan Townsend went to be with Jesus on September 13, 2016. Marie was born on July 22, 1951 in Richmond, Virginia. She is survived by her mother, Nettie Callahan; sister, Sharon Callahan Connor; brother-in-law, Tom Connor; aunts, Eunice Jackson, Alta Mae Bruce, Frances Callahan and Helen Ashworth; many cousins and friends; special friends, Bonnie Tinsley and Mark Floyd; and her...
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William Seddon Canfield

March 18, 1922 - September 13, 2016

CANFIELD, William Seddon, Sr., 94, of Henrico, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. He was a lifetime member of Four Mile Creek Baptist Church, a 50-year member of Babcock Masonic Lodge 322, a lifetime member of ACCA Shrine Legion of Honor and a member of Varina Ruritan Club. Seddon was preceded in death by his loving wife of 72 years, Madge Lampkin Canfield. Left to cherish his memory are...
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Ruth Messer Greene

July 18, 1941 - September 12, 2016

Ruth Messer Greene, 75, of Varina, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016. She was retired from the YWCA, where she worked as an accountant. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Green; and mother, Alma Corrie Messer. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Michael E. Green (Evelyn), Debra L. Meece (Douglas), Susan A. Keyes (Gene) and Kelley W. Randall; grandchildren, Leon and...
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Sibyl Potter Smith

March 4, 1930 - September 12, 2016

Sibyl Potter Smith, 86, passed away Monday, September 12, 2016. She was a homemaker and a member of McAllister Memorial Church, Covington VA. Sibyl is preceded in death by her husband, George William Smith; parents, Stokes William and Amanda Bennington Potter; and ten siblings. She is survived by her children, Marty (Diane), Jonny (Priscilla), Deana, and David; eight grandchildren; ten great...
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Marion Waverly Payne

September 30, 1934 - September 11, 2016

Marion Waverly Payne, Jr. departed this earthly life September 11, 2016 for his heavenly home. He was born in Lynchburg General Hospital September 30, 1934. His early childhood was spent in Gladstone, VA and he attended elementary school there and graduated from Appomattox High School, Appomattox, VA in 1952. He was employed by the C & O Railroad in 1955 and was drafted into the Army in 1957...
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Frank Hoehl Menefee,

September 9, 1947 - September 10, 2016

Frank Hoehl Menefee, Jr.,69, of Henrico, passed away September 10, 2016. He enjoyed the Seattle Seahawks, Virginia Tech football, and fishing; but above all he loved his grandkids. Frank always had a smile on his face, and never met anyone that didn't like him. He was preceded in death by his dear grandparents, and his father, Frank H. Menefee, Sr. He is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years,...
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Joyce Madison Fry

November 28, 1937 - September 8, 2016

Joyce M. Fry, 78, of Highland Springs, passed away on September 8th, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Holiday Fry, and is survived by her children, Ron and Alan Fry. A graveside service will be held at Washington Memorial Park on Tuesday, September 13th at 1 PM. Online condolences may be conveyed to the family at www.nelsenrichmond.com.
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Shirley B. Weaver

October 4, 1937 - September 8, 2016

Shirley B. Weaver, 78, passed away Thursday, September 08, 2016. She was a telephone operator and a member of Carlisle Avenue Baptist Church. Shirley is preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Burdette Sr.; husband, Curtis M. Weaver Sr.; and son Curtis M. Weaver Jr., by one month. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Weaver Wiltshire and son in law John Wiltshire; and...
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Betty Foster Rock

July 29, 1949 - September 4, 2016

ROCK, Betty Foster, 67, of Varina, passed away September 4, 2016. She retired from E.I. Dupont and was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church. Betty enjoyed camping, fishing, and gardening, and was a member of the Varina Junior Woman's Club. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Charlotte Foster; and her beloved husband of 46 years, Ronald Rock. She is survived by her daughter,...
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Anne Elizabeth Dickerson

November 10, 1927 - September 1, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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Marjorie Christine Yunkun

September 29, 1928 - August 31, 2016

87, of Mechanicsville, died August 31, 2016. She was born September 29, 1928 in Finleyville, Pa., daughter of the late Harry and Madeline (Domblisky) Mayer. She married James T. Yunkun Sr. on April 2, 1952, who died April 28, 1987. She is survived by four children, James T. Yunkun Jr. (Ruth), John Yunkun, Kenneth Yunkun and Anne Sorensen (Chris); five grandchildren, Sara Yunkun Harper, J.T....
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Barbara Shinn Beazley

December 8, 1937 - August 31, 2016

Barbara Shinn Beazley, 78, of Varina, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2016. She was a member of Ft. Lee Baptist Church where she was actively involved in WMU, and also a member of the American Legion auxiliary. Barbara is preceded in death by her husband, Walter M. Beazley; parents, Lucille and Sherman Shinn; and brother, Johnnie Shinn. She is survived by her children, Debbie Christopher (Joe),...
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Judith Rhome Delbridge

November 7, 1938 - August 30, 2016

Judith Rhome Delbridge, of Varina, passed away on August 30, 2016. She was retired from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Judith was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Ray Delbridge; father, Franklin Earl Rhome; and mother, Kathleen Buck Rhome. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Brenda Delbridge Edson (Sam) and Kenneth Ray Delbridge (Laura); grandchildren, Emily, Hunter, Ryan,...
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William Scott Combs

November 21, 1968 - August 29, 2016

COMBS, William "Scott", 47, of Sandston, passed away on Monday, August 29, 2016. Scott was an avid hunter, a member of the NRA, and a member of the Conservation Park/Izzak Walton Park, Inc. He was preceded in death by his father, Horace R. Combs; and sister Deborah Vann. Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Evelyn G. Combs; brother, Curtis W. Combs Sr.; lifelong friend, Fred...
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Thomas Earl Stokes

July 22, 1930 - August 29, 2016

Thomas Earl Stokes Sr., 86, of Highland Springs, passed away Monday, August 29, 2016. He served in the United States Army, and was a supervisor at Union Envelope Company. Tom was also a member of VA Folk Music Association, and was a State Champion Dobro player in 1966. He is preceded in death by his wife, Jean Sheets Stokes. Tom is survived by his children, Thomas Stokes Jr., (Nancy), Debra Lynn...
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Barbara May Kindy

April 21, 1943 - August 28, 2016

KINDY, Barbara May, 73, of Henrico, passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2016. Barbara was a life member of Henrico Volunteer Rescue Squad, where she served as a paramedic. She was also a member of Laurel Hill United Methodist Church, where she volunteered much of her time with knitting and quilting. Barbara was also a graduate of the Master Gardening Program. She was preceded in death by her...
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Ernst Wieland

February 28, 1918 - August 27, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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William Russell Jenkins,

May 27, 1936 - August 24, 2016

JENKINS, William Russell, Sr., 80, passed away suddenly after a tragic accident. He is survived by his wife, Linda; children, Hope and Billy; four grandchildren, one on the way, three brothers and two sisters and a number of nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at Nelsen Funeral Home on Laburnum at 12 p.m., on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. A reception will follow at Pioneer Baptist...
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Tracey Michelle Jordan-Fotias

April 11, 1970 - August 23, 2016

Our hearts are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of our angel Mrs. Tracey Michelle Jordan-Fotias, of Henrico, VA who God took home on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.Tracey was born on April 11, 1970 in the Bronx, New York to William Boyd and Lorraine Prince. Shortly after, she was adopted by Carlston Jordan and Lorraine Prince-Jordan. In 2008, Tracey was happily married to Mathew Fotias and was...
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Patsy D. VanSickle

October 22, 1939 - August 18, 2016

Patsy DeWitt VanSickle, 76, of New Kent, passed away Thursday, August 18, 2016. She was a housewife, and a member of Prospect United Methodist Church. Patsy graduated from La Grange Senior High School in Lake Charles Louisiana and took many classes at Reynolds and Rappahannock Community Colleges. She was a member of the American Sewing Guild, and enjoyed all phases of sewing. She also enjoyed...
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Joyce A. Belton

November 3, 1930 - August 14, 2016

Joyce A. Belton, 85, passed away August 14, 2016, after a long illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard M. Anderson and Mamie S. Anderson; husband, H. Lloyd Belton; son, Randall M. Belton; and sister, Anne "Piggie" Cornett. She is survived by her children, Linda B. Jenkins (Russell), H. Lloyd Belton Jr. (Naomi), Robert W. Belton, Joyce Anne Irvin (Crawford) and James L. Belton ...
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Edward Patterson Snyder

May 1, 1944 - August 14, 2016

72, of Henrico, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2016. Eddie was a devoted worker for 50 years for IUOE and retired from W.O. Grubb, where he was a crane operator. He was a member of East End Assembly of God. Eddie served as an E-4 in the Navy during the Vietnam War where he was a Medic, loved gardening, UVA athletics, and enjoyed a good political debate. Eddie is preceded in death by his parents,...
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Lonna C. Garati

November 28, 1948 - August 14, 2016

Lonna C. Garati, 67, of Sandston, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2016. She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Elizabeth Cobb, and niece, Sarah Pheffer. Lonna is survived by her daughters, Melody Regensburg (Chris), and Melissa Roberts; granddaughter, Taylor Webb (Paul); great granddaughter, Blakely; siblings, Donna Palmer, and Thomas Cobb (Joan); her beloved cats, Annie and Mariah,...
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William C. Phillips

March 3, 1947 - August 13, 2016

PHILLIPS, William C., 69, of Richmond, passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2016. He was a retired truck driver and served as a PFC in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. William was preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia Marie Phillips; mother, Floris Casey; father, James Casey; brothers, James Casey and Gary Casey; and sister, Diane Cramer. Left to cherish his memory are his son, James...
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Geneva Belle Pike

June 13, 1938 - August 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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Adam Joseph Wajciechowski

May 27, 1933 - August 11, 2016

WAJCIECHOWSKI, Adam Joseph, 83, of Henrico, passed away August 11, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Wajciechowski; children, John Wajciechowski (Lorrie), Amy Seal (Brian), James Wajciechowski (Jenny), Charles Wajciechowski (Heidi), and Anita Broaddus (David); 11 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; and siblings, Agnes Croswell, and Albert Wajciechowski (Gloria). Visitation will be...
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Ruby Lee Bates Dickerson

July 3, 1935 - August 10, 2016

DICKERSON, Ruby Bates, 81, passed away peacefully on August 10, 2016, at her home surrounded by family, friends and her kitties. She was predeceased by her father, Frank B. Bates; her mother, Ruby Durrette Bates; her husband of 60 years, Ronald B. Dickerson; and her friend, Betty Ann Edwards of Mechanicsville, Va. She is survived by her daughter, Tamera; Roy, Michael; and her lifelong best friend...
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Curtis M. Weaver,

October 10, 1963 - August 9, 2016

Curtis Milton "Bubba" Weaver, Jr., 52 of Richmond, passed away suddenly on August 9, 2016. He was a member of the Carlisle Avenue Baptist Church. Curtis was preceded in death by his father, Curtis Milton Weaver Sr. He is survived by his mother, Shirley Weaver; wife, Brenda Hensley; sister, Mary Weaver Wiltshire (John); stepchildren, Michael, David and Heather; and niece, Katelyn Nicole...
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Jefferson D. Smith

August 29, 1925 - August 7, 2016

SMITH, Jr., Jefferson D. "Jeff", 90, of Richmond, passed away August 7, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jefferson D. Smith, Sr. and Helen Hedgepeth Smith. He is survived by his devoted wife, Helen Sederstrom Smith; children, Jeff Smith III (Brenda), Pamela Smith, Kimberley McLean (Bill), and Lynnleigh Maloney (Michael); grandchildren, Megan Smith, Jeff Smith IV (Maggie), Lindsey...
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Charles F. T. Wacker

May 6, 1927 - August 7, 2016

WACKER, Charles F. T., 89, of Highland Springs, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2016. Charles was a Coast Guard veteran and retired master electrician. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Janet M. Wacker. Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Janice W. Felker (Rick); son, Mark Wacker (Rosanne Minerva); grandchildren, Rich Felker, Steven Felker and Johanna Wacker; four great...
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Anna Louise Gordon

June 21, 1935 - August 6, 2016

81, of Mechanicsville, passed peacefully August 6, 2016, with her family by her side. Anna is survived by her brother, Walter D. Robertson (Carol); sons, Herbert W. (Betty) and Garry L. (Elaine De Jovin); grandsons, Travis (Brandy) and Jeremy (Theresa); great-grandchildren, Tristan, Kyla, Cora and Seth; and loyal companion, "Delix." She is preceded in death by her husband, Herbert W. Gordon;...
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