Our Obituaries

Frances Mae George

July 16, 1932 - October 23, 2014

GEORGE, Frances M., 82, of Sandston, VA, passed away on Thursday, October 23, 2014. Frances was born on July 16, 1932 in Lanexa, Va. She is preceded in death by her husband, Edward H. George "Eddie"; daughter, Audrey George LeCoq; parents, Hyden and Lois Stewart; sisters, Mary Stewart Pitts, and Jane Stewart Wise. She is survived by her daughters and their husbands, Carolyn and Tommy Moore, Betty...
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Lori Lynn Bartula

February 16, 1960 - October 20, 2014

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Wilford H. Gathright

May 25, 1926 - October 20, 2014

GATHRIGHT, Wilford H. "Willie", 88, of Richmond, went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 20, 2014. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary P. Gathright "Ducky"; and his parents Ernest and Halcie Gathright. Willie is survived by his children, Ronnie Gathright (Gail), Rusty Gathright (Dale Germane); grandchildren, Jay Gathright, Matt Gathright, Penny Brown, James R. Gathright Jr., Wilford H....
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Jacqueline Bunting Snoddy

August 23, 1932 - October 20, 2014

SNODDY, Jacqueline "Jackie" Bunting, 82, of Chesterfield, formerly of Sandston, passed away at home on Monday, October 20, 2014, after a long battle with Parkinson's. Jackie was born on August 23, 1932. She was the daughter of the late, Cecil Claytor Bunting, of Highland Springs, and the late, Leonard C. Bunting, of Gloucester County. She was preceded in death by her half-brother, Boyd Bunting of...
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Albert Douglas Cutright

June 14, 1948 - October 19, 2014

CUTRIGHT, Albert, 66, of Varina, went to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, October 19, 2014. He is preceded in death by his mother, Ruby; and father, Virgil. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Ann Cutright; daughters, Teresa Kichta (Sammy), Melody Powell (Bobby), Crystal Davis (Jamie); grandchildren, Brian, Brett, Karleigh, Destiny, Lauren, Sonny, Kayla, Gage; siblings, Woodroe...
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Bernadine Lassiter Hitchcock

March 22, 1921 - October 17, 2014

Bernadine "Deanie" Hitchcock, 93, of Varina, passed away October 17, 2014. Deanie was blessed to have lived in her home and to have maintained an active, joyful, independent life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carlyle E. Hitchcock and her oldest son, Donald C. Hitchcock. The center of Mrs. Hitchcock's life was her family and her church. Deanie was a former member of the Ruth Class at...
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Martha Jane Love Lewis

May 2, 1928 - October 17, 2014

LEWIS, Martha Jane Love, passed away on Friday, October 17, 2014. Jane was born in Clover, S.C. on May 2, 1928 to the late William C. Love and Julia Leslie Love. She was formerly from Lesslie, S.C., and has lived in Sandston, Va. for the last 47 years. Jane was a 1950 graduate of Winthrop College and was retired from Henrico County Public Schools. She was a former member of Laurel Hill United...
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Joseph Royal Madison

March 30, 1939 - October 16, 2014

Joseph R. Madison, Jr. also known as, Butch, Mouse, J.R., Roy, and Papa, 75, of Sandston, passed away October 16, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph R. Madison, Sr.; mother, Margaret Sale Willis and his wife, Gail Madison. Roy retired from the Virginia Air National Guard after 32 years of honorable service. He was an avid golfer, crossword enthusiast, and had a love for sports....
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Jeff A. Agee

May 30, 1936 - October 16, 2014

AGEE, Jeff A., 78, of Henrico, passed away October 16, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruby and Willie Agee; and his wife of 57 years, Doris Agee. He is survived by his children, Jeff A. Agee Jr. (Tammy), Cheryl A. Kahl (James), Tammy A. Kahl (Eddie), James W. Agee (Debbie); 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Jeff was a long-time member of Hardy Central Baptist Church...
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Belvin Cook Palmer

November 12, 1947 - October 15, 2014

PALMER, Belvin Cook Jr., 66, of Gloucester, passed away October 15, 2014. He was the son of the late Belvin C. Palmer Sr. and Grace Palmer. B.C. was preceded in death by his brother, Stephen Palmer. Mr. Palmer retired from Verizon with over 37 years of service. He was an avid fisherman and a NASCAR fan. B.C. is survived by his wife, Linda Palmer; sister, Susan Closs (Chuck Sydnor); nephew,...
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Mary Belle Hubbard Koss

January 18, 1942 - October 15, 2014

KOSS, Mary Belle Hubbard, 72, of Sandston, passed away on October 15, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry S. Hubbard Sr. and Dorothy Mae Taylor; and one brother, Harry S. Hubbard Jr. She is survived by her husband, Frederick M. Koss; three children, Deborah Anne Koss (Paula Poole), Frederick Michael Koss (Paula Wright), and Cathy Jo Sawyers (Mike); two grandsons, Frederick...
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Emma May Whitley

December 3, 1934 - October 15, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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Miriam Snider Belvin

January 16, 1927 - October 12, 2014

BELVIN, Miriam S., 87, of Richmond, passed away on Sunday, October 12, 2014. Miriam is preceded in death by her husband, Aubrey C. Belvin Sr.; daughter, Sharon B. Hubbard; and brother, William H. Snider. She is survived by children, Aubrey Belvin Jr., Mary Alice Wells ( Deacon C.W. Wells Jr.); grandchildren, Tracy Belvin, Tiffany and Sean Nuttall (Tracey), Danny Belvin; great-grandchildren,...
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George Roy Mayo

September 15, 1939 - October 11, 2014

MAYO III, George Roy, 75 of Mechanicsville, went to his heavenly home Saturday Oct. 11, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Patricia Ann Lind Mayo; his son, George Roy Mayo IV; one sister, Patricia Mayo Fisher; one niece, Lisa Cashwell; and two nephews, David and Colin Hinckle; four great nieces; and two great nephews; in his extended family, one sister-in-law, Elizabeth L. Toth; one...
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Joyce Eubank Plaster

January 11, 1935 - October 11, 2014

Joyce Eubank Plaster, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 11, 2014. Born January 11, 1935, she is survived by her husband of 60 years, Eddie R. Plaster and her son, Stephen L. Plaster. Also left to cherish her memory are her grandchildren, Stephen and wife, Danielle, Amy Oliver and husband, Zachary, and Emily Zawodny and...
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Patrick Searle O'Hara

October 21, 1983 - October 10, 2014

O'HARA, Patrick S., 30, of New Kent, passed away on Friday, October 10, 2014. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Haley Marie. Patrick is survived by his mother, Debra Pedersen (Tim); father, David O'Hara; wife, Kimberly O'Hara; children, Brayden, Alyssa, Chase, Brylee; sister, Ashley Zahn; brother, Brian Zahn; brother from another mother, Jason Slowick; grandmother, Juju Patterson, mother...
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Nina Law Pendleton

February 7, 1934 - October 10, 2014

Pendleton, Nina Law, 80, of Sandston, VA, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister went home to be with the Lord on October 10, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, W. P. and Ruth Law; and ten of her siblings. Born in North Carolina, she was raised in Cascade, VA, and moved to the Richmond area in the early 1950's. Nina was a retired employee of Central Fidelity Bank, where she...
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Joseph Edward Michaux

June 19, 1925 - October 8, 2014

MICHAUX, Joseph E., 89, of Henrico, passed away on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. Joseph is preceded in death by his wife, Pansy Michaux; daughter, Vicki Carroll; and sister, Ollie Culbertson. He is survived by his son, Joseph E. Michaux II (Lynn); daughters, Paige Robison (Don), Trudy Blake (Gary), Holly Waltrip (Lin); grandchildren, Kim Thayer (Gene), Michele Howell (Brett), Mickey Sanford, Kristi...
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Judith Collins Raborg

September 5, 1922 - October 8, 2014

RABORG, Judith "Tee Tee" of Varina, formerly of Fulton Hill, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, October 08, 2014. She is preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd M. and Doris Sears Walton; and her brother, Carl "Booty" Walton. Tee Tee is a graduate of John Marshall High School and she was an underwriter for 35 years at Continental Insurance. She attended Carlisle Avenue Baptist Church...
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Kathyrn Stitzer

April 2, 1937 - October 6, 2014

STITZER, Kathryn Hechler, 77, of Henrico, passed away on Monday, October 6, 2014. She is preceded in death by her husband, Otis H. Stitzer Jr. Kathryn is survived by her children, Alvin O. Stitzer (Stacy), Marie Jenkins (Robert); grandchildren, Sharon, Robert, Steven, Brandt, Sydney, and Bailey. Mrs. Stitzer was a member of New Bridge Baptist Church and The Eastern Star. She loved animals,...
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Brenda Gail Silva

November 14, 1947 - October 5, 2014

Silva, Brenda Gail, 66, of Henrico, passed away Sunday, October 5, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Danny Silva; and her parents, Grady and Marge Phillips. Brenda coached softball at the Varina Athletic Association. She was an avid bowler and enjoyed camping. Ms. Silva is survived by her children, Danielle Clark (David) and Delinda Nelson (Robbie); three grandchildren, Cody Nelson,...
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Kenneth Wayne Trimmer

February 2, 1948 - October 5, 2014

Kenneth W. Trimmer Sr., 66, went to be with God on October 5, 2014. He is preceded in death by his father, George (Dinky) Trimmer; and his brother, Carl (Bo) Trimmer. Kenneth retired from Sheet Metal Local 100 as a Sheet Metal Mechanic, after 40 years of dedicated service. He coached his son in baseball for 10 years and after retiring he spent his summers camping, fishing and hanging with his...
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Roger Leon Culbertson

December 14, 1941 - October 5, 2014

Roger Leon Culbertson Sr., 73, of Ashland, passed away on Sunday, October 5, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leon and Edith Culbertson; grandson, Michael R. Bailey Jr.; brothers, Scotty Culbertson and Don Culbertson. Roger served in the U.S. Army and was an Equipment Operator, retired from Colonial Mechanical. He loved to golf, fish, and was a fan of the Washington Redskins. Mr....
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John Haswell Clarke

May 22, 1916 - October 4, 2014

John H. Clarke, 98, passed away on October 4, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Olena Clarke. John was a Veteran of the US Army, and a proud Mason. He enjoyed traveling all over the United States, in his RV, with his lovely wife, Helen and playing golf with his sons at the Richmond Airport Club. Johns' love for being a pilot encouraged him to become the Founder and CEO of...
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Betty V. Black

February 3, 1934 - October 4, 2014

Betty V. Black, 80, of Richmond, formerly of Charles City, passed away on October 4, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband and the love of her life, James Leonard Black and her devoted daughter, Donna Leigh. Mrs. Black was retired from BB&T with over 40 years of service. She was a member at Westover Episcopal Church in Charles City. She is survived by her son, Mark Wesley Black;...
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Timothy McKnight

May 26, 1944 - October 4, 2014

Timothy McKnight, Jr. departed this life October 4, 2014, after a long illness. He was 70 years old. Mr. McKnight was born on May 26,1944, in Asheville, NC, to the late Timothy McKnight Sr., and Roxie McKnight. He graduated from Steven Lee High School and served in the United Stated Marine Corps from 1966 to 1968 and was honorably discharged. Timothy McKnight moved to Richmond, VA in the early 70...
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Jase Stith

October 2, 2014 - October 3, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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Timothy Judson Thomas

December 14, 1951 - October 2, 2014

THOMAS, Timothy Judson, 62, went to be with his Heavenly Father on October 2, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Nellie Thomas; and brother, Andrew Thomas Jr. He is survived by his devoted and loving wife, Marie VanNess Thomas; 3 children, Jody Dodd (Steven), Nancy S. Hatley (Rodney), Christopher M. Smith; sisters, Celia Lee, Nan Vest (Dolphus), and Diane Merrick (Bob);...
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Louis Earl Timberlake

November 8, 1943 - October 2, 2014

Louis Earl "Bubba" Timberlake, Jr., 70, of Mechanicsville, departed this life Thursday, October 2, 2014. He was the son of Lucille W. Timberlake and the late L. Earl Timberlake, Sr. Bubba was a member of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local # 10 for 17 years. He was the president of C & E Mechanical for 29 years and Certified Well & Septic for 14 years. He was a member and deacon of Black...
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Keith Shannon Wicks

December 23, 1955 - September 30, 2014

WICKS, Keith Shannon, departed this life on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, after a boating accident, on Sunday, September 28, 2014. Keith is preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Wicks. Keith is survived by his devoted wife Shirley Wicks; father, James Wicks and step-mother Ruth of Mobile, AL; brothers, Rev. Matthew Wicks and wife Rachel and their children of Auburn AL, Mark Wicks and Wife...
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Matthew Lindsey Gray

March 22, 1939 - September 30, 2014

Gray, Matthew Lindsey, 75, of Richmond, passed away, Tuesday, September 30, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father, Harry A. Gray Sr.; mother, Elsie Marie Gray; sister, Ruby Tedesco; and brother, Harry A. Gray Jr. Mr. Gray was a retired equipment technician with Wittenbach Business Systems. He was a member and a Deacon of the Varina Baptist Church. Matthew was also Military Police in the...
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Thomas Augustus Williams

October 5, 1941 - September 28, 2014

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Isabelle P. Evers

March 4, 1927 - September 24, 2014

EVERS, Isabelle, "Belle", 87, of Henrico passed away on September 24, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell C. Evers Jr.; son, Wayne C. Evers. Mrs. Evers was retired from Duplex Envelope Company and a member of the St. John's Catholic Church. She is survived by her son, Bruce Evers; daughters, Darlene Stanley (Lewis) and Kathy Akridge (Steve); grandchildren, Wendy Kuhn, Brandon...
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Mary Crump Kelley

May 7, 1936 - September 22, 2014

Mary Lee Kelley, aged 78, died peacefully on September 22 at home with family at her side. Mary was born May 7, in Woods Cross Road, Virginia, the daughter of Rufus G. Crump and Mabel Coates Kanary. In 1955, Mary met Ernest 'Pete' Kelley while both were working at the Virginia State Highway Department in Richmond, Virginia. It was not long after, the two fell and love and were married in 1956....
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Patricia Ann Singleton Britton

May 2, 1952 - September 21, 2014

Patricia Ann Singleton Britton, 62, of Highland Springs, widow of Edgar "Bubba" Britton, passed away on Sunday, September 21, 2014. She is survived by her son, Jamie Davis (Crystal); daughter, Betty Davis; seven grandchildren, Destiny, Ambria, Alexis, Elijah, Kayla, Cheyanna and Gage; four siblings, Mary Milan, Beatrice Wadkins (Roger), Billy Davis (Diane) and Ricky Davis. The family will receive...
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Alyce C. Haller

August 1, 1927 - September 21, 2014

Haller, Alyce C., 87, of Mechanicsville, passed away, Sunday, September 21, 2014. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Warren C. Church. Alyce was a retired field engineer from C&P Telephone Company and a member of Fairfield Presbyterian Church. She was also a life member of the VFW, American Legion, and the Pioneer Club, from the telephone company. Mrs. Haller is survived by her...
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Jerry Braxton Hinton

March 19, 1936 - September 21, 2014

HINTON, Jerry Braxton, 78, of Sandston, passed away, September 21, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alkie and Ida Hinton; two brothers, A. C. Hinton Jr. and Robert "Bobby" Hinton. Jerry is survived by his wife, Beth Hinton; and his daughter, Ashley Hinton Mulligan and her boyfriend, Bill Cordeiro; sister, Peggy Wilder and her husband, Manly; several nieces and nephews; and...
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Barbara Evans Porter

November 1, 1930 - September 20, 2014

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Ralph Clarence Harris

September 15, 1916 - September 19, 2014

Ralph Clarence Harris, Sr., 98, of Henrico went home on September 19, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nora Layne Atkins Harris; grandson, Julian "Tony" Hughes; and daughter, Patricia Ann Harris Hughes. Mr. Harris was a member at Highland Springs Church of the Nazarene and a U.S. Army Veteran, who served in WWII. He is survived by his son, Ralph Clarence Harris, Jr.; daughters, Judith ...
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Helen Gobbo Martini

September 8, 1926 - September 17, 2014

MARTINI, Helen Gobbo, 88, of Henrico, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Julius Schumacher; husband, Lawrence Martini; and her brother, Frank Gobbo. Helen is survived by her daughter, Carol Smith and her husband, Stewart Kessler; nieces, Pat Wachtel, Janet Anderson; nephew, Ken Gobbo; and their spouses; and many other family members and...
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Mary Titus Waller

September 1, 1917 - September 16, 2014

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Nancy Ray Davis

October 18, 1934 - September 16, 2014

DAVIS, Nancy Ann, 79, of Richmond, VA, born in Charlotte, NC, passed away, Tuesday, September 16, 2014. She is preceded in death by parents, W.L and Lela Ray; and sister, Irma Cash. Nancy is survived by her devoted son, Gene Davis; devoted companion, Otis McKay; and several nieces and nephews. Nancy worked for VA Farm Bureau in claims; where she retired in 2013. She was an avid bowler, member of...
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Gladys Ely Fitzgerald

May 6, 1916 - September 16, 2014

Fitzgerald, Gladys Ely, 98, of Sandston, passed away peacefully in her sleep Tuesday, September 16, 2014. She is preceded in death by her husband, H.B Fitzgerald Jr. and nine brothers and sisters She is survived by her sons, Herbert B. Fitzgerald III "Jimmy" of Charles City, and Robert E. Fitzgerald and wife Debra M. Fitzgerald of Richmond; brother, Milford Ely of Chattanooga, TN and 2...
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Robert Carroll Hughes

May 10, 1945 - September 13, 2014

HUGHES, Robert Carroll" Bobby", 69, of Sandston, passed away on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Bobby is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Sheila Hughes; children, Janine Richardson (Don), Dena Beck (Brad), Josh Dyer (Christel); grandchildren, Marissa and Riana Gouldin, Cait and Cloe Richardson, Austin Beck, Joseph Dyer; brother, Julian Hughes, and many other family members and friends....
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Amanda Marie Seay

April 14, 1977 - September 12, 2014

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Penny Jane Cooke Hill

June 23, 1952 - September 12, 2014

Penny Cooke Hill, 62, of Sandston, passed away peacefully on September 12, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Richard "Rick" Hill; her daughter, Rhonda Majzer (Frankie); step-daughter, Karey Brown (Spencer); four grandchildren, Nick and Mitchell Majzer and Abby and Sully Brown; one sister, Gayle Kerstetter (Jay); and two brothers, George (Lynda) and Andy Cooke. She was a lifelong member of...
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Irven Marshall Cullingsworth

August 16, 1923 - September 11, 2014

CULLINGSWORTH, Irven M., 91, of Richmond, passed away on Thursday, September 11, 2014. Irven served our country in the US Army and retired from Henrico County as a chief plumbing and mechanical inspector. Irven was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman. He is preceded in death by his wife, Eileen R. Cullingsworth. Irven is survived by his son, Richard Irven Cullingsworth; daughter, Brenda J. Dodd ...
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Claude Anderson Satterwhite

August 9, 1932 - September 11, 2014

SATTERWHITE, Claude "Hank" Anderson Jr., 82, of Varina, was called home by his Personal and 'Amazing' Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, September 11, 2014. Claude is preceded in death by his father, Claude Anderson Satterwhite Sr.; mother, Clarice Middlebrook Satterwhite; and wife, Corine Satterwhite. He is survived by his son, Steve Anderson Satterwhite and daughter in law Kamron;...
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Donald Lee Dinsmore

April 12, 1953 - September 9, 2014

Donald L. Dinsmore, Sr. passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Mary; daughter, Sherry Keaton (Jeff); son, Donald Dinsmore, Jr. (Crystal); step-son, Taylor Nuckols (Tenille); three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and his devoted K9 Companion, Bonnie Boo. Online condolences may be made at www.nelsenrichmond.com. Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral...
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Linda Mary Carter

May 23, 1951 - September 7, 2014

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Louise Zimmer Davis

January 27, 1930 - September 7, 2014

DAVIS, Louise Zimmer, 84, of Henrico, passed away on Sunday, September 7, 2014. Louise is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond W. Davis Sr. She is survived by her children, Cynthia Miller (Roger), Raymond W, Davis Jr. (Betty), Debra Paul (David); grandchildren, Douglas and Sherrie Miller, Lynda Holloway (Jason), Tracy Banka (Nik), Christina Schermerhorn, Jessica Paul; great-grandchildren,...
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Johnnie Leonard Rainey

November 18, 1952 - September 6, 2014

RAINEY, Johnnie Leonard, 61, of Sandston, passed away on Saturday, September 6, 2014. He was preceded in death by his mother, Margie K. Rainey; father, Ashful L. Rainey; and brother, James D. Rainey. He is survived by his brother, Alan S. Rainey; nieces, Josefina Stephens, Nyomi DeLisi, Alana Rainey, Leona Rainey; sister-in-law, Minerva R. Rainey; and many other family members and friends....
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Margaret D. Humphries

January 3, 1925 - September 6, 2014

Margaret Durvin Humphries, 89, of Henrico, formerly of Mechanicsville, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 6, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard R. Humphries; son, Bernard R. Humphries, Jr. and granddaughter, Jennifer Lynn Phillips. She was retired and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, Richmond. She is survived by two daughters, Gail Phillips and Charlene...
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Anna Lou Smith

July 3, 1935 - September 5, 2014

Anna L. Smith, 79, of Providence Forge, Va., passed peacefully Friday September 5, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward "Eddie" Smith and twin sister Frances "Kitty" Piacentini . Anna had retired from American Filtrona and was a member of Emmaus Baptist Church. She is survived by her children, Linda Hall, Carolyn Ball and son-in-law, Robert and Edward Dean Smith ,...
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Nettie Marie Ciarochi

June 14, 1914 - September 4, 2014

Ciarochi, Nettie Marie,100, of Highland Springs, passed away on Thursday, September 4, 2014. She was born June 14, 1914 in South Philadelphia, PA. Nettie is preceded in death by her daughter-in-law Lucy Ciarochi. She is survived by her son, Albert M Ciarochi, Jr. (Marie); grandsons, Albert Ciarochi III (Diana) and Christopher Ciarochi (Shannon); and great-grandchildren, Joseph, Angela, Aiden, and...
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Robert Samuel Whitlow

June 21, 1951 - September 4, 2014

WHITLOW, Robert Samuel III "Sam", 63, of Sandston, passed away on Thursday, September 04, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert S. Whitlow Jr. and Louise S. Whitlow. Sam is survived by his wife of 17 years, Marion G. Whitlow; children, Robert Samuel Whitlow IV, Tabitha Scott Whitlow; sister, Linda W. Meadows; and nephew, Kevin L. Meadows. The family will receive friends on Monday...
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Sofie Renner Owens

May 17, 1937 - September 3, 2014

OWENS, Sofie R., 77, of Highland Springs went to be with the lord on Wednesday, September 3, 2014. She is preceded in death by her brothers, Karl and Albert Renner. Sofie is survived by her children, Marianne Thompson, Barbara Timberlake (Duane), Alfred Owens (Susan), Robert Owens (Niki); grandchildren, Ashley and Brittany Crowe, Amber and Kaitie Owens, Austin and Alex Timberlake; brother, Irvin...
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Thomas Brooks Nuckols

January 13, 1953 - September 2, 2014

NUCKOLS, Thomas Brooks, Jr., 61, of Sandston, passed away on September 2, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents, Brooks and Helen Nuckols. Mr. Nuckols was the owner of Noel Systems, Inc. He is survived by the mother of his children, Janet Bagley Nuckols; children, Kristi N. Bell, Michael B. Nuckols, Scott T. Nuckols; grandchildren, Max, Brady, and Aubrey; siblings, Laurie Corley, Cathy...
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Robley Wayne Wright

April 12, 1967 - September 2, 2014

Wright, Robley "Wayne", 47, of Henrico, passed away Tuesday, September 2, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father, Earl W. Wright. Wayne is survived by his wife, Linda Wright; son, Robley Wayne Wright, Jr.; mother, Trudy M. Wright Mason; step-father, Henry A. Mason; and numerous friends. He was a dedicated electrician. The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 4 from 2-4 and 6-8...
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Nancy Lee Courtney

April 30, 1936 - August 31, 2014

COURTNEY, Nancy Lee, 78, of Richmond, passed peacefully on August 31, 2014. She was born on April 30, 1936. Nancy is preceded in death by her son, Edward J. Vesley; one sister; and six brothers. Mrs. Courtney was a member of the Fairfield Presbyterian Church since 1938, where she taught Sunday School, Bible School, and sang in the choir. She served as president of the Henrico County Council of...
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Inez Deaton White

September 15, 1922 - August 30, 2014

WHITE, Inez D., 91, of Highland Springs, passed away on Saturday, August 30, 2014. She is preceded in death by her husband, Roland White. She is survived by her children, Michael White (Judith), William White; three grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. The family would like to say a special thank you to the ladies in Mrs. White's Sunday School Class at New Bridge Baptist Church, for all...
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Judith Maybelle Carpenter Kirby

April 18, 1928 - August 27, 2014

Kirby, Judith Maybelle Carpenter, 86, daughter of Richard and Constance Carpenter, met her Lord Jesus on August 27, 2014. She was born in Hot Springs, Va. on April 18, 1928. Judy married William Henry Kirby on June 23, 1944 and moved to Richmond (Montrose Heights), Va. in 1948, where they lived life-long. She was preceded in death by her husband, William "Buck" Kirby; son, James "Dootsie" Kirby;...
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Mary Jane Boner

November 12, 1930 - August 27, 2014

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Lila Aidif

February 28, 1931 - August 26, 2014

Lila Aidif, 83, of Highland Springs, passed away, peacefully, on Wednesday, August 26, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Thomas Aidif; sons, Alan Aidif of Sedona, AZ, Glenn Aidif and his wife, Melanie of Powhatan; granddaughter, Krystle McCabe and her husband, Robert of Chesterfield; grandson, Anthony Aidif of Dallas, TX; and brother, Allen Croom Jr. of Richland, NC. Lila was a very devout...
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Billy Lee Blaylock

January 11, 1939 - August 25, 2014

Blaylock, Billy Lee, passed into the loving arms of his Lord on Monday, August 25th, 2014. Billy lived a life of service. He was a Military Police Officer in Okinawa and later, a Richmond City Police Officer for 35 years. After his retirement, Billy was a faithful and devoted member of Sandston Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon and Trustee. He was also a long-standing member of Masonic...
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Leonard O. Morrow

May 28, 1935 - August 24, 2014

MORROW, Leonard O., died August 24, 2014. He is survived by three daughters, Pamela Anne Morrow, Sue Adele Morrow and Cynthia Morrow Harris; a sister, Anne Morrow Donley, and family; grandchildren, Page and Chelsea Sparks and Robin and Constance Harris; and great-grandchildren, Anson and Keira Sparks. Dr. Morrow was a botanist and served as instructor at VCU, R-MC in Ashland, and J.S. Reynolds...
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May Gambill Haynes

December 16, 1933 - August 24, 2014

Haynes, May Gambill, 80, of Charles City County passed away on August 24, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Louis Haynes; daughters, Rebecca Stewart (Julian), Christine "Chrissie" Mahone (Charlie), Jennifer Richardson (Doug); grandchildren, Amanda "Mandy" Schultz (Ernie), Bobby Mahone (Jocelyn), Joshua Stewart, Scott Mahone (Melissa), Casey and Taylor Richardson; great...
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John Richard Tonnesen

March 19, 1943 - August 21, 2014

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William Preston Gough

September 7, 1927 - August 19, 2014

GOUGH, William Preston, Jr., (Bill), of Richmond, VA, age 86, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at the Henrico Health & Rehab Center where he was lovingly adored by special teams of nurses, aides, and physical therapists from HHC and Gentiva Hospice. He was predeceased by his wife of over 60 years, Mary Green and grandson William Ray Gough. Bill was born in Richmond, VA on...
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Dorothy May Goldklang

January 5, 1924 - August 19, 2014

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William Thomas Branch

February 17, 1943 - August 17, 2014

William Thomas Branch "Sonny", 71, of Richmond, went to be with the Lord on August 17, 2014. He was the son of the late Thomas and Violet Branch. Sonny was in the elevator trade for 40 years. He was a loving grandfather and enjoyed spending time with his granddaughter, Jordan. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Patricia Branch; sons, David Meade, Donnie Meade (Wendy), Greg Branch (Anya),...
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Edward Arthur Poore

October 24, 1926 - August 16, 2014

POORE, Edward Arthur, 87, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 16, 2014. He is survived by his daughter, Sharon Poore Jergenssen of Ontario Canada; son, Robert Poore of California; grandsons, David and Daniel Poore of California; and his devoted life partner, Doris King. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S....
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Frances Shemenski Poydence

December 1, 1939 - August 15, 2014

POYDENCE, Frances Shemenski, "Fran", 74, of New Kent, passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014. Fran is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Joseph Poydence of New Kent, VA; aunt, Mary Krawczykewicz; brother, Joseph Shemenski; nephews, Raymond and John Shemenski of Prince George, VA, Dean Shemenski of Calabash, NC, Chad Shemenski of Washington, NJ; niece, Tracy Bogan of Prince George, VA;...
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James Lewis Roberts

December 10, 1930 - August 15, 2014

Roberts, James L. "Cotton", 83, departed this life on August 15, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Barbara Roberts; daughter, Mary Fisher; and son-in-law, Oscar Watson. Cotton leaves to cherish his loving memory three daughters, Pauline Pollard (Wayne), Sandy Watson, and Bobbie Harrison (Steve); one sister, Barbara Ann Weatherford; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren;...
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Irvin Charles Lubin

July 6, 1924 - August 14, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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Irwin Charles Lubin

July 6, 1924 - August 14, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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Dennis L. Campbell

May 29, 1946 - August 12, 2014

Campbell, Dennis L., 68, of Henrico, passed away Tuesday, August 12, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, LaRue and Lillian Campbell; two brothers, Thomas and Richard Campbell; and one sister, Joyce Flippen. Dennis was an employee of VDOT for 28 years and a veteran of the US Army from the Vietnam Era. Mr. Campbell is survived by his wife, Vicki B. Campbell; sons, Grayson Campbell ...
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Mark Andrew Gavan

March 1, 1960 - August 11, 2014

Mark Andrew Gavan, 54, longtime resident of Hampton, Norfolk and Fairfax, VA passed away on Monday, August 11, 2014. He was an employee of the State of Virginia for 17 years while proudly serving our country in logistics and support at Langley Air Force Base and Norfolk Naval Base. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary F. Gavan of Williamsburg, VA. He is survived by his father, William T....
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Melba Hickman Bruce

August 18, 1925 - August 10, 2014

Melba H. Bruce, 88, of Richmond, passed away on August 10, 2014. She was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas, where she was the only daughter of Claude and Carrie Vanderslice. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Arthur F. Bouton, Max Hickman, and Robert Bruce. She was a devoted housewife and mother to her two surviving sons, Joel Hickman (wife, Elsa) of Columbus, Ohio and Clifton Hickman (wife,...
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Wilbert Louis Siemering

February 25, 1933 - August 10, 2014

Wilbert Louis Siemering, 81, of Henrico, passed away on August 10, 2014. He was the son of the late Louis and Anna Siemering. Wilbert retired from Northwest Airlines after 39 years of service. He served in the Army during the Korean War. Mr. Siemering is survived by his wife of 59 years, Marion Myers Siemering; son, Robert Louis Siemering (Kirstin); grandchildren, John, Tommy, Joey, and Michael;...
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Elizabeth Wade Isham

March 12, 1929 - August 10, 2014

Elizabeth Wade Isham, 85, of Richmond passed away Sunday, August 10, 2014. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Robert Dewey Wade, Sr. and Tony Andrew Isham and her parents, William Walker, Sr. and Anna McMullin Walker. She was a former employee of the Christian Children's Fund and was a member of Carlisle Ave. Baptist Church. She is survived by three sons, Robert D. Wade, Jr., William W....
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Elaine Chase Booth

October 11, 1939 - August 9, 2014

BOOTH, Elaine Chase, 74, of Henrico, passed away August 9, 2014. She was preceded in death by her son, Mark E. Booth. Elaine was a devoted and loving mother and friend. Mrs. Booth worked for several years with Thalheimers, Belle Bakery, and Merry Maids. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Edward F. Booth; son, Edward F. Booth Jr.(Lori); daughter, Elizabeth Booth Miles (Keith);...
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James Carlton Palmore

October 10, 1928 - August 9, 2014

James Carlton Palmore, Sr., 85, of Highland Springs, passed away on August 9, 2014. He was preceded in death by his daughters, Maria P. Moore and Donna P. Richards. Mr. Palmore is survived by his wife of 33 years, Betty Palmore; children, Cheryl P. Drzik (Chris), Nanette P. Cambron (Gary), James C. Palmore Jr., Sherman W. Ford (Cheryl), Gail S. Ford, and Joan A. Palmore (Albert); 24 grandchildren...
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Phillip Ray Wingfield

March 10, 1949 - August 9, 2014

Phillip "Ray" Wingfield, 65, of Henrico, passed away on August 9, 2014. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Connie Hayes. Ray was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and served in Vietnam. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Naomi Wingfield; son, Ray Jr.; daughters, Christina Downes and Jennifer Wingfield; grandchildren, Amber, Hunter, Scott Jr., Logan, and Camden; best friend, Tony...
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Michael Wayne Brown

January 1, 1971 - August 4, 2014

Michael Wayne Brown, 43, went to be with the Lord on Monday, August 4, 2014. He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Grace Louise Brown. Michael worked as a Packaging Associate for Fareva for several years and was known as a kind hearted person. He also enjoyed riding motorcycles as a child. Anyone who knew Michael would say that he is the kind of person who would give you the shirt off his...
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Vickie Rae Ellis

October 21, 1963 - August 2, 2014

ELLIS, Vickie Rae, 50 of Highland Springs, passed away on Saturday, August 2, 2014. She is preceded in death by her mother, Connie Howard. Vickie is survived by her husband of twenty years, Michael Ellis; father, Ray Howard; daughter, Rebecca Alycin Rae Ellis; sister, DeeDee Howard; niece Jessica Nicole Broyles; nephew, Timothy Ray Broyles; her five dogs, that are also her children, Tina Marie,...
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Joanna Jacobsen Ernest

May 27, 1926 - August 2, 2014

Ernest, Joanna Jacobsen Campbell, 88, of Mechanicsville, passed away on Saturday, August 2, 2014. Joanna is survived by her husband, Fred Ernest; children, Joseph Campbell (Tia), Carolyn Mondy (Roy), Nancy King (Allen), Darlene Howard (John); brothers, Thomas Jacobsen (Mickey), John Jacobsen; sister, Rosemary Kelley (Henry); eight grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; and many other family...
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Linda Diane O'Dell

January 27, 1955 - July 31, 2014

Linda Diane O'Dell "DeeDee", 59, of Richmond, passed away peacefully in her home on Thursday, July 31, 2014. She is preceded in death by her mother, Irene Montgomery and her aunt, Gladys Russell. DeeDee was a Travis Tritt fan for 25 years and a collector of anything M&M. She loved to celebrate holidays, making treats for her family. Through years of sickness and hardships, DeeDee was a...
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M. Conway Adams

March 22, 1926 - July 28, 2014

M. Conway Adams, 88, of Henrico, passed peacefully on July 28, 2014 with family by his side. Conway was born and raised in Hampton, VA. He was the son of the late Frank and Mary Adams and preceded in death by his first wife, Jeanne F. Adams. Mr. Adams served in the Navy during WWII and in the Army during the Korean War. Conway was in the Army Reserve for 20 years before retiring as a Major. He...
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Bobby Anderson Agee

July 5, 1934 - July 28, 2014

AGEE, Bobby, 80, of Varina, also known as "Tractor Man", passed away on July 28, 2014. Bobby was preceded in death by his son, Michael; and his parents, Ruby and Willie. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; sons, Steve (Ann), Gary (Nancy), Mark (Donna); grandchildren, Rachel (Creede), Melissa (Lewis), Matthew, Douglas, Andrew, Alex, Amanda; sisters, Shirley, Jenny; brothers, Jeff, Charles; as...
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Wilton Earl Journey

July 2, 1925 - July 28, 2014

Wilton "Earl" Journey, 89, of Shackleford, formerly of Richmond, passed away peacefully on July 28, 2014 at the home of his son. Earl was the son of the late, Lottie Virginia and Clarence Churchill Journey. He was raised in Oregon Hill. He proudly enjoyed telling tales of his youth there. He was a WWII Navy Veteran. Earl joins in Heaven, the love of his life and mother of his children, Katie...
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Thelma Barnett Alexander

August 20, 1915 - July 27, 2014

Thelma Barnett Alexander, 98, of Sandston, passed away July 27, 2014. Thelma was a member of Sandston Baptist Church and was a member of numerous clubs, including the American Legion Auxiliary, Sandston Founders Club, and Red Hat Society. She will be greatly missed for her wit, wisdom, and ever present smile. Thelma was predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Tunstall, and survived by daughter,...
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Braxton Glen Vaughan

December 9, 1988 - July 26, 2014

Braxton Glen Vaughan, 25, of Hanover, formerly of King & Queen, left us suddenly to be with his Savior, Jesus Christ. Braxton lived life to the fullest with a carefree spirit and a giant sense of humor. He was a loving son, awesome brother, and best friend to many. Braxton was a well-known, talented, tattoo artist at Graffiti's Art Gallery. He was preceded in death by his beloved grandma,...
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Shirley Drumheller Glass

August 21, 1937 - July 26, 2014

Glass, Shirley Drumheller, 76, of Sandston, passed away July 26, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Hubbard Glass. Shirley was a former employee of C&P Telephone Company and a long-time member of Oak Hall Baptist Church. She enjoyed helping other through volunteer work. Shirley loved her family and was a devoted grandmother. Left to cherish her memory are her son, Marvin T...
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Kenneth Lee Hamilton

April 12, 1946 - July 26, 2014

Kenneth Lee Hamilton, Jr., 68, also known as "Big Ken" and "Honey" by his wife, passed away on July 26, 2014. Mr. Hamilton was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley Hamilton and sister, Shirley Marie Hamilton. He was a member at Monument Heights Baptist Church. Kenneth was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He fell in love with the girl next door, the love of his life, and was married...
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Jane Deane Landers

September 5, 1933 - July 24, 2014

Jane Grant Brown Deane Landers passed away peacefully and went to be with the Lord on July 24th, 2014. Jane fought a long and courageous battle against lymphoma and other health issues. She had most recently been in hospice care at St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond, VA. She was 80 years old. Jane was the daughter of the late Reverend James Herbert Brown, Jr. and Margaret Mahood Brown. She was...
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William Waller Johns

January 3, 1939 - July 23, 2014

William (Billy) Johns, 75, passed away on, July 23, 2014. He is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Louann Johns; grandchildren, M.C. Yarlbourgh and Shawna Loftis; parents, Thomas and Velma Johns; sister, Josephine Keesee; and son-in-law, Coley Darrel. Billy worked as a skilled carpenter for many years until his retirement. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, yard sales, flea markets, and was an avid...
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Micael Raymond Bailey

April 10, 1992 - July 22, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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Sherri Marie Drapeau Dyer

February 16, 1976 - July 21, 2014

Dyer, Sherri Marie, 38, of Quinton, passed away on July 20, 2014. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, J. Russell and Norma I. Drapeau of Springfield, MA and Albert and Therese LaRoche of Chicopee, MA. Sherri received her Associate's Degree from Blue Ridge Community College, and worked as a Licensed Veterinary Technician at Animal Eye Care of Richmond. She loved animals, the beach, had...
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Michael Raymond Bailey

April 10, 1992 - July 21, 2014

Michael Raymond Bailey Jr., 22, passed away on July 21, 2014. He was preceded in death by his grandmother Betsy Ann Bailey. Michael graduated from Varina High School in 2011, and shortly thereafter, started a dedicated and hardworking career in construction. He was a gifted artist who loved music,carving and drawing. His extra-curricular activities included fishing, caring for animals and playing...
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